Census of Orient D’Express Labels on Cover

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1888 (Mar 27)

History: David Feldman SA Nov 2010 lot 60014 sold for €2’000 plus commission

Orient Express Stamp on Registered Cover

1888 (Jul 10) GB 2d registered envelope sent to the USA with 80pa on 5d, 40pa on 2 1/2d and red Orient Express label

History: Alexios Popadopoulus collection

British Levant Orient Express Label1888 (Dec 1) GB 2d registered envelope sent to Belgium with 40pa on 2 1/2d and red Orient Express label, arrival bs, very fine

 

Orient Express label in red on postcard1888 (Dec 27) Postcard to Germany with two GB 1887 1/2d vermilion and red Orient Express label tied by Constantinople cds and arrival cds

 

Red Orient Express stamp on cover1889 (Feb 8) GB 2d registered envelope sent to Canada, cert. Holcombe

History: Cherrystone Jul 2007 lot 984 realised $2’900

 

Express D'Orient Label on Cover1889 (Feb 9) GB 2d registered envelope from Constantinople to Denmark with red “EXPRESS D’ORIENT” label and 40pa on 2 1/2d, cert. BPA (2004)

History: Ex Adriano Landini (Spink May 2012 lot 21 realised £1’000 plus commission); Ex Derek Seaton (Cavendish Sep 2014 lot 375 realised £650 plus commission); Cherrystone May 2015 lot 618 est. $2’000

1889 (Apr) Envelope to UK with “Express D’Orient’ label in rose alongside 1887 40pa on 2 1/2d, both tied with clear “S” (Stamboul) barred oval, cover faults, reduced at foot. Cert. RPS (1974)

History: David Feldman SA Jun 2015 lot 50529 sold for £320 plus commission

1889 (Sep 28) Cert. RPS (1977)

History: David Feldman Nov 2010 lot 60015 sold for €2’600 plus commission

 

Black Express D'Orient label on cover1889 (Nov 20) Wrapper with black Orient Express label and GB 1887 1/2d vermilion sent to Germany, cert. Diena and Holcombe

History: Cherrystone, Jan 2009, realised $2800

 

Red Orient Express stamp on cover1889 (Nov 20) Envelope with red Orient Express label and GB 1887 1/2d vermilion sent to Germany, cert. Holcombe (1995)

History: David Feldman Apr 2008 lot 30622 realised €2400 plus commission; Christoph Gaertner Oct 2016 lot 6207 realised €1’500 plus commission

1890 (Mar 1) Envelope from Constantinople to Harburg, Prussia, showing British Post Office Constantinople cachet at upper left and bearing 40pa on 2½d in combination with Die II label in rose (marginal), both neatly cancelled “S.” in oval of bars, Constantinople British Post Office and arrival (5.3) on reverse. Cert. RPS (1997)

History: Spink Jan 24-25 lot 1032 realised £850 plus commission

1890 (Apr 27?)

Orient Express label in red from British Levant1890 (Dec 5) Envelope sent registered from Constantinople to Germany with red “EXPRESS D’ORIENT” label and 40pa on 2 1/2d and 80pa on 5d, some wear and a few peripheral tears reinforced with staining old sellotape; not affecting red label

History: Ex Derek Seaton (Cavendish Sep 2014 lot 377 realised £360 plus commission)

1891 (Jan 2) Envelope registered from Constantinople to Oxford, showing Doursoun British Post Office cachet and upper left and bearing 80pa. on 5d. in combination with Die II label in black (marginal), both neatly cancelled and tied by British Post Office datestamp and with another strike and oval-framed “R” alongside, London Registered hooded datestamp at foot, arrival datestamp (7.1) on reverse, fine. Cert. BPA (2001)

History: Spink Jan 24-25 lot 1033 realised £950 plus commission

 

British Levant Orient D'Express red label1891 (Feb 10) Envelope sent registered to Germany with red ‘EXPRESS D’ORIENT” label, cert. Vachat (2009)

History: Ex Derek Seaton (Cavendish Sep 2014 lot 378 realised £850 plus commission)

 

Black Express D'Orient Label on Cover from British Levant1891 (Nov 7) Registered envelope to Germany with black “EXPRESS D’ORIENT” label, cert. Holcombe

History: Cherrystone Jul 2007 lot 985 realised $2’900

 

Orient Express label on cover1891 (Oct 26) Registered envelope to Germany with red “EXPRESS D’ORIENT” label

History: Burda auctions march 2015, lot 826, realised €555

 

3201892 (Aug 31) GB 2d registered envelope (1883 issue, RP 13H) from Constantinople to Germany uprated with 80pa on 5d (3) and “EXPRESS D’ORIENT” label, the only example of this H size envelope recorded.

History: Ex Dr. Alan Huggins (Grosvenor May 2014 lot 320 realised £980 plus commission); Soller Y Llach Dec 5th 2017 lot 434 realised €1800 plus commission

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