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Stamp auction - 11 March 2010 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 11 March 2010. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 135 - British Levant
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
TURKISH CURRENCY 1887-96 4pi on 10d dull purple & carmine UM, variety large wide '4' UM, SG.6b. (1) Cat. £200 £70.00 £58.00
484    M
TURKISH CURRENCY 1888 12pi on 2/6d M SG.3a, 1902-05 12pi on 2/6d (corner crease) M & U, 24pi on 5s M SG.11/12, 1921 45pi on 2/6d M, 90pi on 5s & 180pi on 10s U - odd perf fault SG.48/50. Useful group. (74) Cat. £265 £45.00 £50.00
485    M
TURKISH CURRENCY 1895 40pa on 2½d Av M, 80pa on 5d VFU, 12p on 2/6d M - crease, 12p on 2/6d on blued paper M, 1887 set of three fine M, from SG1/6. (7) Cat. £669 £100.00 N/S
486   Used (on letter or envelope)
1898 'Gruss Aus Constantinopel' embossed multi-franked Turkish postcard issued for the visit of the German Emperor & Empress. As the Levant was a tourist destination this souvenir card is postmarked at five foreign offices showing issues of Austria, Germany, Turkey, Russia, GB & France. An unusual combination item sent to Munich, Germany. The card is expertly displayed on dedicated display sheet. (1) £50.00 £66.00
487    Used
TURKISH CURRENCY 1902-05 4pi on 10d dull purple & carmine VFU pair ea with variety 'No cross on crown' 1st has three perfs trimmed off at lower left side, SG.10a. (2) Cat. £180 £40.00 N/S
TURKISH CURRENCY 1902-05 80pa on 5d dull purple & ultramarine, fine M pair incl. variety small '0' in '80,' SG.9/9a. (2) Cat. £312+ £100.00 £82.00
489    UM
TURKISH CURRENCY 1902-05 set M (4pi on 10d being UM marginal strip of three), fine. (7) Cat. £122 £40.00 N/S
490    UM
BRITISH CURRENCY 1905 ½d UM block of four SG.L1a, 1d SG.L2a (crease), 2d UM corner marginal block of eight SG.L4a, 2d UM marginal block of four SG.L4ab, 4d M SG.L7a, 1s M SG.L10a, attractive group. (19) Cat. £150 £50.00 N/S
TURKISH CURRENCY 1905-13 fine M or UM range of opts on KEVII issues incl. singles to 24pi on 5c, pairs & larger multiples, marginal blocks with vals to 2½pi on 6d irregular corner marginal block of 9, singles 24pi on 5s. (69) Cat. £900 £250.00 £250.00
Used on piece or front
TURKISH CURRENCY 1906 1pi on 2d grey-green & carmine, tied to piece by complete strike of Beyrout oval registered date stamp, SG.15, RPS Cert. 1969. (1) Cat. £600 £200.00 £240.00
493    UM
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
BRITISH CURRENCY 1912 Harrison P.14 ½d lower left corner marginal UM block of eight, SG.L11. (8) Cat. £256+ £75.00 N/S
494    UM
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
TURKISH CURRENCY 1913 5pi on 1s green & Carmine, upper right corner marginal Um block of nine, SG.32. (9) Cat. £207 £60.00 £64.00
BRITISH FIELD OFFICE in Salonica 1916 stamps of KGV opts set M - part o.g. SG.S1/8, some values signed, Ex Roy Dehn, scarce set. (8) Cat. £1200 £400.00 £420.00
496    Used
British PO's in Constantinople 1920-21 Bradbury Seahorses 2/6d brown block of four - odd perf fault, 5s & 10s (slight soiling) all with British A.P.O Constantinople' double ring c.d.s's. (6) Cat. £335 £50.00 £52.00
497    M
BRITISH CURRENCY 1921 2/6d chocolate brown M + VFU example, SG.L24. (2) Cat. £128 £40.00 £40.00
 Block of four
TURKISH CURRENCY 1921 45pi on 2/6d upper left corner marginal UM block of four incl. joined figures (2) variety SG.48/48a. (4) Cat. £110+ £50.00 £62.00
499    UM
TURKISH CURRENCY 1921 90pi on 5s rose red, fresh UM irregular marginal strip of three, SG.49. (3) £40.00 £30.00
500    M
TURKISH CURRENCY 1921 KGV set M 180pi on 10s, couple blunt perfs, SG.41/50 + extra shades. (13) Cat. £136 £40.00 N/S
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