Covers of the World

This sale features some superb postal history including collections from Heligoland and Norway, early Venezuela including pre-stamp wrappers, rare Gilbert and Ellice Is covers, and some marvellous Austria 1860's items including Post Offices in Levant 1867 entire to Genoa.

Lot 1363 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

AUSTRIA - 1864 (12 may) entire addressed to France, bearing mixed franking of 1863 10k blue perf 14 and 1863-64 15k brown perf 9½ tied by "Triest" ... read more

Est. £100 - £110
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Lot 1364 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

AUSTRIA - 1864 (17 Oct) cover addressed to Milano, bearing 1863-64 3k green (x2), 5k red & 15k brown perf 9½ stamps tied by "Wien" cds's, plus two ... read more

Est. £250 - £300
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Lot 1365 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

AUSTRIA - 1864 (23 June) registered cover addressed to Paris, bearing 1863-64 10k blue pair, 15k brown (x2) perf 9½ stamps, plus 3k green (faults) & ... read more

Est. £150 - £170
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Lot 1390 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

AUSTRIA - POST OFFICES IN LEVANT 1867 (11 May) entire addressed to Genova, bearing Lombardy & Venetia 1864 3s green, 10s blue & 15s brown perf 9½ ... read more

Est. £800 - £900
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Lot 1497 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

BRITISH GUIANA - 1837 (April) entire letter headed "Demerary", addressed to Lancashire, ratred "1/3", and showing a good boxed "LIVERPOOL/SHIP LETTER" ... read more

Est. £75 - £90
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Lot 1858 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

GILBERT & ELLICE IS - 1911 OFFICIAL COVER (Aug 25) registered OHBMS cover from the Resident Commissioner's Office, Ocean Island, to Paris, bearing ... read more

Est. £200 - £225
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Lot 1859 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

GILBERT & ELLICE IS - 1911 RARE COVER A most attractive Registered re-directed cover addressed to Germany bearing the complete Pandanus Pine set (SG ... read more

Est. £275 - £300
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Lot 1869 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

GRENADA - 1838 (Oct) an entire letter to Scotland rated at "2/5", with reference to SUGAR, from George Patterson (Governor and owner of Union Estate), ... read more

Est. £200 - £250
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Lot 1901 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

HELIGOLAND - 1878-1890 POSTAL HISTORY COLLECTION An interesting collection of COVERS & POSTCARDS written up on pages, includes 1878 registered cover ... read more

Est. £1,000 - £1,200
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Lot 2234 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

MONTENEGRO - 1896 (23 Sep) registered cover addressed to Graf Zeppelin, Strasbourg (then in Germany), redirected to Tirol (Austria), bearing 1n, 2n, ... read more

Est. £200 - £250
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Lot 2392 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

NORWAY - 1933-49 COMMERCIAL COVERS COLLECTION An attractive group which includes 1933 Air Mail cover to Prague, 1938 illustrated "Nord Lloyd" ... read more

Est. £450 - £500
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Lot 2507 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

ST KITTS-NEVIS - 1831 (Nov) entire letter to Forbes in London, rated "2/2", the content refers to the trial of a Henry McQueen (possibly relating to ... read more

Est. £150 - £180
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Lot 2801 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

VENEZUELA - 1831 wrapper to London, written from "Guayra", rated at "2/" and showing a good "PACKET LETTER" hand stamp in black.

Est. £100 - £120
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Lot 2802 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

VENEZUELA - BRITISH POST OFFICE AT PORTO CABELLO 1850 (May) entire letter to Bordeaux, France, showing a clear "PORTO-CABELLO" double arc cds in RED, ... read more

Est. £125 - £150
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Lot 2803 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

VENEZUELA - BRITISH POST OFFICE AT PORTO CABELLO 1858 (June) wrapper to London, showing a fine "PORTO-CABELLO" double arc cds in black, with arrival ... read more

Est. £125 - £150
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Lot 2804 (Express #6320, 18th May 2021)

VENEZUELA - BRITISH POST OFFICE AT LA GUAYRA 1847 (Feb) single sheet letter written in French to London, showing a clear "LA GUAYRA" double arc cds ... read more

Est. £125 - £150
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