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Lebanon stamps, 1924 MNH 0,10P stamp strip of four on bridge with error "1" inverted (Maury n 22a). NICE.
Lebanon stamps, 1924 MNH 4P stamp block of eight on bridge with plate number 4 (Maury n 43). NICE.
|€ 40||€ 40|
Lebanon stamps. 1925, album of Vaugirard Printing house in Paris (285x342mm), coated with marbled paper, containing thirteen pages in perforated cardboard with 528 color proofs stamps of Grand Liban and Syria. All values are in "Latin" only: Mouktara type 1.25P, Beyrouth type 25P, Zahle type 2P, Alep type 10P and Syrian Tax due type 0.50P. They were prepared by Helio Vaugirard print house, from pa...inter drawings Joseph de la Neziere, to test design and colors. All come direct from them specific matrix plate, with the stamps cut out and mounted on the perforated cardboard. Incredible painstaking work which results in a superb color palette for each page. OF GREAT AND PLEASANT BEAUTY THIS RARITY OF FIRST MAGNITUDE. Ex A. Ayoub. View Collectionread more
|€ 25,000||€ 31,000|
Lebanon stamps, 1927 MNH 1P tax due stamp of Syria thick overprinted vertically from below to above "Republique Libanaise" in black. Recorded by Kaczmarczyk. Signed B. Longo. NICE.
Lebanon stamps. 1928 MNH Complete sheet of 2 Piastres, two steps overprinted in black and carmine (Yvert n 102). Arab overprint shifted upward by five millimeters. For this error and also for the bad inking of the overprint plate in carmine, most probably this sheet was put aside to be destroyed, wich fortunately did not happen giving us the only complete sheet of this stamp. As a curiosity: the Y...vert inserted this stamp in his 1930 catalog, practically one years after having already cataloged all other values of the series issued in 1928. EXTREMELY RARE. Ex C. Kettaneh, Ex A. Ayoub. read more
|€ 5,000||€ 5,000|
Lebanon stamps, 1928 MNH 0,10P stamp of Syria overprinted "Republique Libanaise" in red (Maury 97A). Signed B. Longo. NICE QUALITY.
Lebanon stamps, 1928 MH 0,50P stamp of Syria overprinted "Republique Libanaise" in black (Maury 99A). Yellowish corner on gum side otherwise NICE.
Lebanon stamps. 1929 MNH 2P air stamp horizontal pair with noticeable error digit "2" overprint on the right stamp. Yellowish corner on gum side otherwise NICE AND RARE.
Lebanon stamps, 1929 MH 25P air stamp overprinted "Republique Libanaise" with error "Republiqne" (Maury 37a). Signed R. Calves and B. Longo, photocertificate G. Attala. SCARCE, 100 EXISTING.
Lebanon stamps. 1936 MNH complete set on the eight lower sheets of "Encouragement of Tourism" air stamps (Maury 49/56). EXTREMELY RARE. Ex Haddad, Ex A. Ayoub.
|€ 3,000||€ 3,000|
Lebanon stamps. 1936 five "epreuve de luxe" of unissued postage and air stamps "Franco-Lebanese Treaty" (Maury 149A/149D and 56A). RARE. Ex M. Tabet, Ex A. Ayoub.
|€ 4,000||€ 4,000|
Lebanon stamps. 1936 MNH vertical pair of 7,50P unissued postage stamp with sheet edge (Maury 156A). RARE.
Lebanon stamps. 1937/1940, 28 "epreuve de luxe" including tax due stamp and 7,50P postage stamp unissued. RARE. View Collection
Lebanon stamps. 1938 MNH Mini Sheet "Nogues" air stamp unperforated on very big format of 245x155mm instead standard dimension of 210x155mm for this unperforated Mini Sheet. (Maury BF71A variety). Very small yellow traces at the edges on gum side. Signed B. Longo. UNKNOWN NUMBER OF COPIES EXISTING. Ex M. Tabet, Ex A. Ayoub.
|€ 4,000||€ 5,400|
Lebanon stamps. 1938 MH, Mini Sheet "Nogues" air stamp, format 197x184mm, unperforated printed in green. The various folds and traces of scrapings suggest that this color error was doomed to destruction, which luckily not occurred. Repaired on the gum side. B. Longo full signature. THE ONLY RECORDED. Ex C. Kettaneh, Ex A. Ayoub.
|€ 7,000||€ 7,000|
Lebanon stamps. 1942, two folders with six proofs each Commemoration of Independence stamps. The first, which bears the date of 2 March 1942 presents proof without value, with these manuscripts in the margin. The colors are: Emerald green, brown, orange, Prussian blue, violet-brown and dark-green. The second, which bears instead of the date of March 14, 1942 presents also without value proof, with... these manuscripts in the margin. The colors this time are: yellowish green, light brown, ocher, blue, violet-brown and green. All the specimens are slightly larger than the stamps issued, as reported by Kaczmarczyk. VERY RARE. Ex M. Tabet, Ex A. Ayoub.read more
|€ 8,000||€ 8,000|
Lebanon stamps. 1942 two Mini Sheet of Commemoration of Independence, 0,50P green and 15P blue. Slight defects but excellent as comparison samples. INTERESTING.
Lebanon stamps. 1943 MNH Medical Congress, five sheet margin unperforated stamps without value. They come from the proof sheets recorded by Kaczmarczyk at page 97 of his study on the Syrian, Lebanese and Alaouites stamps characterized by the variant in the inscription below in the air postage stamps, "SANATORIUM A BHANNES" later corrected in "SANATORIUM DE BHANNES". Mounted on folder of "Harmer, ...Rooke & Co. in London" (sale n 2568, lot n 336 in 1960s). B. Longo signed. RARE.read more
|€ 2,000||€ 2,000|
Lebanon stamps. 1943 Medical Congress, folder with five proof stamps on unperforated cardboard without value which bears in French "I° essais, 31 Mai 1943". Most likely prepared in the "Imprimerie Cattolique", it still presents the variant in the inscription below in the air postage stamps, "SANATORIUM A BHANNES" later corrected in "SANATORIUM DE BHANNES". Signed B. Longo. RARE.
Lebanon stamps. 1945/1948 MNH two tax stamps, Army and Palestine, (Michel n 1 and 5). FRESH AND NICE.
|€ 200||€ 200|
Lebanon stamps. 1945/1948 MNH two tax stamps, Army and red Palestine, (Michel n 1 and 8). FRESH AND NICE.
|€ 200||€ 200|
Lebanon stamps. 1948 MNH pair of 5/10P Palestine tax stamps, with error "saribat filistin" instead "daribat filistin". Unrecorded error (Michel n 8, error). Inconsiderable light traces of adhesion on the back. Signed B. Longo. RARE.
Lebanon stamps. 1947 MNH Evacuation, unperforated set with sheet margin. (Michel n 350/353). FRESH AND NICE.
|€ 50||€ 65|
Lebanon stamps. 1956 three sketches on cardboard in real dimensions like the stamps issued made by Koroleff and presented for acceptance to the president of the Baalbek festival, Mrs. Aimee Kettaneh. Approval handwriting by Mrs. Kettaneh on the back of the accepted sketches cardboard "dacord Le 21 Septembre 1956" and his signature (Michel n 572/3 and 576/7). The third, certainly suggestive but not... representative like the other two, was not accepted. A piece of the young's Lebanon history with one of its most characteristic artistic events. UNIQUE.read more
|€ 2,500||€ 2,900|
Lebanon stamps. 1961 MNH President Fuad Chehab 2,50P, with "pli accordéon" (Michel n 701). Signed B. Longo. FRESH AND NICE.
|€ 30||€ 30|