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Lot 2157 - russian levant Individual lots -  Ponte Auction House Stamps Auction 505

Lot 2157 - russian levant Individual lots - Ponte Auction House Stamps Auction 505

RUSSIAN LEVANT 1865
(10pa.) brown and blue
Signed A. Diena

Provenance:
The Romano Padoan collection

Used..........(Yv. 2)

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Lot 2158 - russian levant Individual lots -  Ponte Auction House Stamps Auction 505

Lot 2158 - russian levant Individual lots - Ponte Auction House Stamps Auction 505

RUSSIAN LEVANT 1865
(2pi.) blue and red

Provenance:
The Romano Padoan collection

Cert. A. Diena

Used..........(Yv. 3)

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Lot 6177 - europe russian levant -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction Series 257-264 in Zurich Day 4

Lot 6177 - europe russian levant - Corinphila Auction AG Auction Series 257-264 in Zurich Day 4

Russian Company for Steam Navigation & Trade 1865: 2 pi. red & blue, a used example with huge margins all round and sheet marginal at base, of fine colour, tied to small piece addressed to Beirut by dotted "781" numeral handstamp of MERSINA in blue (Tchilinghirian fig. 191) with sender's cachet alongside. A very fine stamp. Signed Mavrogordato Mi = € 1'000.
Catalogue 261: Stamp Issuing Steamship Companies

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Lot 6194 - europe russian levant -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction Series 257-264 in Zurich Day 4

Lot 6194 - europe russian levant - Corinphila Auction AG Auction Series 257-264 in Zurich Day 4

Russian Company for Steam Navigation & Trade 1868 (March 10): Inscribed P.O.Π.и.T (ROPiT) 2 pi. deep blue and rose, a used example with large even margins all round, tied to 1868 entire letter to Aleppo by bold ROPIT / CONSTANTINOP. AGENT datestamp (3/VII) well struck in blue (Tchilinghirian fig. 8) with sender's cachet adjacent. Reverse with PORT / ALEXANDRETTA cds of transit (July 10) in greenish-blue (fig. 198). An exquisite and extremely rare entire in the foremost quality. Cert. Holcombe (1990).rnProvenance: Collection Julius Steindler, RL, Basel, 14 March 1972, lot 449; Corinphila sale 83, Sept 1991, lot 4684.
Catalogue 261: Stamp Issuing Steamship Companies

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Lot 6205 - europe russian levant -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction Series 257-264 in Zurich Day 4

Lot 6205 - europe russian levant - Corinphila Auction AG Auction Series 257-264 in Zurich Day 4

Russian Company for Steam Navigation & Trade 1884: 7 kop. blue, a fine and fresh example used on 1887 envelope to Alexandria, tied by 'ROPIT / AGENT. BEIRUT' large double-oval datestamp (Dec 23, 1887) in blue (not listed in Tchilinghiran, type CC) with repeated strike and 'Alexandrie' arrival cds (Jan 12, 88) in black, both on reverse. An extremely rare usage. 
Catalogue 261: Stamp Issuing Steamship Companies

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Lot 6172 - europe russian levant -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction Series 257-264 in Zurich Day 4

Lot 6172 - europe russian levant - Corinphila Auction AG Auction Series 257-264 in Zurich Day 4

Russian Company for Steam Navigation & Trade 1865: 10 pa. brown & blue, a used example with good to large margins all round, tied to large piece by complete strike of CONSTANTINOPLE three line dated cds (15 Feb 1866) struck in blue (Tchilinghirian fig. 3). Scarce and fine Mi = € 800.rnProvenance: Collection Lipschutz; Collection 'Cihangir', Corinphila sale 121, May 2000, lot 276.
Catalogue 261: Stamp Issuing Steamship Companies

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Lot 6188 - europe russian levant -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction Series 257-264 in Zurich Day 4

Lot 6188 - europe russian levant - Corinphila Auction AG Auction Series 257-264 in Zurich Day 4

Russian Company for Steam Navigation & Trade 1868 (March 10): Inscribed P.O.Π.и.T (ROPiT) 2 pi. deep blue and rose, horizontal network, a used example with large margins all round, used on circa 1868 cover front from Constantinople to the French Consular Agent in Samsoun tied by CONSTANTINOPLE datestamp, somewhat smudged in blue (Tchilinghirian fig. 9). Faults but rare.
Catalogue 261: Stamp Issuing Steamship Companies

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Lot 6183 - europe russian levant -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction Series 257-264 in Zurich Day 4

Lot 6183 - europe russian levant - Corinphila Auction AG Auction Series 257-264 in Zurich Day 4

Russian Company for Steam Navigation & Trade 1866: 10 pa. pale rose and blue, late printing, a used example with large margins all round, mailed on arrival in Odessa to Taganrog tied by Odessa cds in black (29 Sept 1867). Two Taganrog arrival datestamps adjacent (2 and 3 Oct). Faults and some separation of flaps on reverse and therefore fragile but a scarce and attractive usage.rnProvenance: Collection Lipschutz; Collection 'Cihangir', Corinphila sale 121, May 2000, lot 292.
Catalogue 261: Stamp Issuing Steamship Companies

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Lot 6200 - europe russian levant -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction Series 257-264 in Zurich Day 4

Lot 6200 - europe russian levant - Corinphila Auction AG Auction Series 257-264 in Zurich Day 4

Russian Company for Steam Navigation & Trade 1879: Thick '7' on 10 kop. carmine & green, surcharged in black, a used example tied to 1879 cover from Constantinople to Tauris, Persia endorsed 'via Poti & Tiflis' by KONSTANTIN circular datestamp (Dec 1) in black (Tchilinghirian fig. 12). Information strike at right and Tauris cds on reverse of a charming and extremely rare cover to an unusual destination. Signed Romeko, Mikulski.
Catalogue 261: Stamp Issuing Steamship Companies

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Lot 6167 - europe russian levant -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction Series 257-264 in Zurich Day 4

Lot 6167 - europe russian levant - Corinphila Auction AG Auction Series 257-264 in Zurich Day 4

Russian Company for Steam Navigation & Trade 1859: Cover front from Lattakia to Beirut struck with framed COMPAGNIE RUSSE / LATTAQUIE datestamp in blue-green (Tchilinghirian fig. 206) with dates sideways (Oct 31). Outstandingly rare with less than a handful recorded.rn 
Catalogue 261: Stamp Issuing Steamship Companies

Corinphila Auction AG Auction Series 257-264 in Zurich Day 4

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