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Lot 1595 - europa russland post in levante -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 265th - 273rd - Day 5

Lot 1595 - europa russland post in levante - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 265th - 273rd - Day 5

Inscribed P.O.Π.и.T (ROPiT) 1866: Selection 13 used stamps and three pieces with numeral, retta and datestamp cancellations incl.  10 pa. rose & blue with retta cancellation on single adhesives and vertical pair on piece, numeral cancellations '783' of Beyrouth on single and crisp '785' of Alexandria on horizontal and vertical pair. Also 2 pia. blue & rose with Retta cancellation, numerals '781' of Mersina on pair ex Faberge with Mikulski cert., '782' of Alexandretta and '785' of Alexandria on single adhesives, and cds's of Port Alexandria, Port Latakie and Port Rhodos (2) as well as Odessa upon arrival, opinion Holcombe. A scarce and attractive assembly, minor irregularities as to be expected. Mi = € 1'800+.

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Lot 1572 - europa russland post in levante -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 265th - 273rd - Day 5

Lot 1572 - europa russland post in levante - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 265th - 273rd - Day 5

ROPiT Steamer & Eagle 1865: 10 pa. brown & blue, a used lower left corner marginal example from position 22 on the sheet of 28 subjects, good to enormous margins all round, cancelled XIOS cds in blue (Tchilinghirian fig. 164). Scarce and of utmost attractiveness with the design unaffected by the datestamp, cert. Mikulski (1998). Mi = € 800.rnProvenance: Collection Caspary; Collection Fabergé, Corinphila sale 105 (Sept 1998), lot 8633.

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Lot 1590 - europa russland post in levante -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 265th - 273rd - Day 5

Lot 1590 - europa russland post in levante - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 265th - 273rd - Day 5

Imperial Post 1881 (Dec 14): Double rate Envelope from Beyrouth to Aleppo, bearing 1872 5 kop. blue on horizontally laid paper (2) and 1879 1 kop. black & yellow on vertically laid paper (2), tied by numeral '783' of Beyrouth, despatch "BEIRUT 14 DEK." cds in black (Tchilinghirian fig. 219) on reverse, transit "ALEKSANDRETA 19 DEK." cds in blue (Tchilinghirian fig. 200) on obverse. Upon arrival in Aleppo Turkey Dulos 1 pia and 2 pia. were applied as postage due for the inland part of the journey and tied by "ALEP TURQUIE 2 JANVIER 1881". Edge faults and shortened at base, opened for display, nevertheless an impressive combination cover.rnProvenance: Collection Liphschutz; collection Cihangir, Corinphila sale 121 (May 2000), lot 557.

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Lot 1567 - europa russland post in levante -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 265th - 273rd - Day 5

Lot 1567 - europa russland post in levante - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 265th - 273rd - Day 5

1866 (Sept 27): Entire letter from Constantinople to Kishinev in Bessarabia bearing a horizontal strip of three Russia Imperial Arms 1865 10 kop. brown & blue perf. 14½, tied by two strikes of "KONSTANTINOPOL 27 SEP. 66" cds in blue (Tchilinghirian fig. 3), arrival KISHINEV cds (Sept 30) in black alongside. Reverse with another Constantinoplre information strike and ODESSA transit cds in black (Sept. 29). File fold away from the stamps and postmarks, an attractive late usage of the Imperial adhesives to pay the 30 kopeck Levant-to-Russia rate. Signed A. Diena.rnNote: The adhesives of the 'Steamer & Eagle' type of the ROPiT came into use in 1865, the present entire is therefore a late usage of the Imperial stamps. Postage is 20 kop. for the Shipmail part of the journey and 10 kop. for the part of the journey from Odessa harbour to Kishinev.

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Lot 1583 - europa russland post in levante -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 265th - 273rd - Day 5

Lot 1583 - europa russland post in levante - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 265th - 273rd - Day 5

Imperial Post 1874 (July 25): Entire letter from Constantinople to Odessa, bearing 1872 1 kop. brown on horizontally laid paper and vertical strip of three 3 kop. green, all perf. 14½, tied by "KONST-POLSK 25 JULY 74" cds in blue (Tchilinghirian fig. 713). Odessa arrival cds in black alongside (July 27). File fold through the lower 3 kopeck stamp, nevertheless an interesting franking to pay the 10 kop. rate.rnProvenance: Collection Cihangir, Corinphila sale 121 (May 2000), lot 371.  

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Lot 1578 - europa russland post in levante -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 265th - 273rd - Day 5

Lot 1578 - europa russland post in levante - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 265th - 273rd - Day 5

Inscribed P.O.Π.и.T (ROPiT) 1866: 2 pia. blue & rose, complete reconstruction of the 28 types, 13 are unused, some of these with gum, the rest with a variety of cancellations incl. Retta in blue of vertical pair ex Fabergé, numerals '780' of Smyrna on another vertical pair, also numeral '782' and part "C.R.N. & C. AGENCE SAMSOUN" cds on single adhesives. Group with shade interest including light and dark blue colours, a scarce and important assembly, minor imperfections as to be expected. Mi = € 2'240.rnProvenance: Collection Bustamante; DF sale (May 2004), lot 30226.

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Lot 1596 - europa russland post in levante -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 265th - 273rd - Day 5

Lot 1596 - europa russland post in levante - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 265th - 273rd - Day 5

Imperial Post 1876/79: Selection three unused and four used stamps with provisional overprints from Constantinople incl. '8' on 10 kop. carmine & green with black (2) and blue ovpt., thick type I '7' on 10 kop. ovpt in black (used & unused) and blue (unused) as well as rare thin type II '7' on 10 kop. ovpt. in black unused. All adhesives with competent signatures, from e.g. Mikulski and Holcombe. A scarce assembly, the stamps in mixed condition Mi = € 1'400.

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Lot 1573 - europa russland post in levante -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 265th - 273rd - Day 5

Lot 1573 - europa russland post in levante - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 265th - 273rd - Day 5

ROPiT Steamer & Eagle 1865: Set of both stamps issued incl. 10 pa. brown & blue cancelled by indistinct cds in blue leaving the design untouched and 2 pi. red & blue with numeral '783' of Beirut. A fine and fresh desirable group with large to huge margins all round. Mi = € 1'800.

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Lot 1591 - europa russland post in levante -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 265th - 273rd - Day 5

Lot 1591 - europa russland post in levante - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 265th - 273rd - Day 5

Imperial Post 1878 (May 29): Entire letter from Constantinople to Taganrog, bearing 1876 '8' on 10 kop. carmine & green perf. 14½, tied by fair "KONSTANTIN 29 MAYA 78" cds in blue (Tchilinghirian fig. 12). Reverse with Odessa transit and Taganrog arrival cds's (June 3). Minor edge wear, still an attractive usage of the provisional '8' kop. overprints used in Constantinople to pay the 8 kop. rate. Opinion Mikulski (1984). Cert. Eisold (1999).

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Lot 1568 - europa russland post in levante -  Corinphila Auction AG Auction 265th - 273rd - Day 5

Lot 1568 - europa russland post in levante - Corinphila Auction AG Auction 265th - 273rd - Day 5

Imperial Post 1863 (Jan 1): "Printed Matter to the East“ adhesive stamp, 6 kop. blue, cancelled with central "KONSTANTINOPOL 22 JUNE 1865" cds in blue (Tchilinghirian fig. 3). Touched at top left corner and diagonal folds, a scarce and desirable usage of this stamp. Signed Philipp Kosack Mi = € 3'000.rnProvenance: Collection Lipschutz; Collection Cihangir, Corinphila sale 123 (Oct 2000), lot 3579.

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