Prestige Philately Auction 205 CatalogueLot 985Catalogue by countryMiddle East
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Displaying 7 Lots in Category - Middle East
Theodor Herzl exhibit page including 1954 160pr with tab on maximum card with FDI cancel, 1960 original artist's horizontal sketch adapted for the 1960 25a, 1986 10a lower-left position with Grossly Misplaced Perlorations & what is apparently a photographic proof of an unadopted design for that stamp, & a couple of others. Ex "Whiskers".
(Qty 8 items)
Extensive collection in four volumes with a good range of 1948 Interim Period issues (200+, including Parachutists se-tenant strip of 7 in indigo, M/Ss etc), 1948 Coinage set used (plus mint set with tabs but all forgeries), 1948 New Year CTO blocks of 4 with long tabs & mint gutter tęte-bęche pairs, Tabul M/S **, Long Tabs on 1949 Assembly, Flag CTO, Petah Tiqvah **, UPU ** + gutter tęte-bęche pairs & booklet (tonespots), 1952 Menorah CTO, later issues largely complete mint & apparently unmounted, also some FDCs etc, generally very fine to superb, high catalogue value. Excellent thematic content. (Qty)
ADEN: Collection apparently complete including 1937 Dhows (hinge remainders), QEII Pictorials with shades & perfs plus unmounted blocks of 4 to 2/- SG 66, Seiyun with 1942 5r imprint & plate number blocks of 4 both ** & Victory 'SPECIMEN' duo **, both States with heaps of "Appendix" sets & M/Ss, South Arabia Overprints, etc, generally fine to very fine with a high proportion unmounted, Cat Ł2200+.
(Qty many 100s)
ADEN: Seiyun: 1946 Victory 2˝a with the Overprint Inverted SG 13a, unmounted, Cat Ł1200. Alfredo Fiecchi Certificate (1964). An important item for the Omnibus collector.
EGYPT: Single-volume collection with better mint material including 1914 Pictorials plus plate proof pairs of 1m to 10m, 1921-22 Pictorials, 1922 Monarchy Overprints, 1925 Congress, 1926 Agriculture, 1926 50p, 1926-29 Airs, 1927-37 Fuad set, 1931 Zeppelin Overprints x2 sets, 1933 Railways Congress, 1933-38 Airs, 1933 Aviation Congress, 1934 UPU Congress to 100m, lots of Overprints, useful "back of the book" issues, etc, generally very fine, Cat Ł2000+.
SAUDI ARABIA: 1977 King's Second Anniversary original artwork for the 80h with the corrected Arabic date, in watercolour on art paper (150x220mm). With the issued stamps SG 1199-1200. Ex "Whiskers".
No longer available
YEMEN: Extensive collection in three large albums with Kingdom 1930 set with 'SPECIMEN' h/s (inverted on the 1b), 1939 Arab Alliance Perf 12˝ **&U and imperf *, 1940 set **, 1946 Hospital Perf 12˝ & Imperf **, 1947-58 set U, 1951 Pictorials **, 1952 Ahmed & Palace Imperfs **, 1960 Refugee Year M/S **, etc; Mutawakelite Kingdom array; Republic 1963 Freedom from Hunger M/S **, lots of Overprints, 1963 Astronauts Perf 13 Imperf & M/S **, lots of colourful thematics including imperfs & M/Ss; and South Yemen Overprints on South Arabia **, more thematic sets & M/Ss; a few minor problems but generally very fine, STC Ł3800 approximately. Includes numerous unlisted items.