Turkey

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TUR-PS: Turkey
postal stationery UPU reference collection with an example of each of the 1914 items printed by Bradbury Wilkinson ~ all overprinted SPECIMEN ~ these are the only Turkish postal stationery items sent to the UPU with any form of protection ~ 10pa and 20pa post cards, 10pa and 20pa reply cards, 20pa and 1pi letter cards, 20pa and 1p reply paid letter cards, 20pa and 1pi envelopes, 2pa and 10 pa wrappers, 1pi registered envelopes sizes G, H2 and K ~ 15 items ~ a very difficult group to complete and all extremely fine ~ mounted on 9 album pages
Price £575
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TUR200: Turkey
ca. 1905 to 1917
5 large pages from the Goa Post Office UPU Archive with a total of 218 apparently all different stamps ~ up to 1910 all were handstamped ULTRAMAR in bluish black and later COLONIAS in bold red type ~ exceptionally clear impressions of the handstamps ~ each page signed 'A. B. Costa' (the Portuguese postmaster in Goa)
see items TUR201-5 for images of the individual pages
Price £4,250
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TUR201: Turkey
page 1 from the Goa Post Office UPU Archive - see item TUR200 for details
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TUR202: Turkey
page 2 from the Goa Post Office UPU Archive - see item TUR200 for details
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TUR203: Turkey
page 3 from the Goa Post Office UPU Archive - see item TUR200 for details
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TUR204: Turkey
page 4 from the Goa Post Office UPU Archive - see item TUR200 for details
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TUR205: Turkey
page 5 from the Goa Post Office UPU Archive - see item TUR200 for details
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TUR225: Turkey
1914 1 piastre Bradbury Wilkinson postal stationery registered envelope size K (the largest) overprinted SPECIMEN ~ H&G C1b ~ folded across centre as always on this size ~ VF and scarce
Price £135
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TUR353: Turkey
1913 Adrianople set of 3 perforated SPECIMEN type B1 ~ SG353s/355s ~ lovely examples of Bradbury Wilkinson's recess printing
Price £95
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TUR353sv: Turkey
1913 Adrianople set of 3 perforated SPECIMEN type B1 ~ additionally handstamped SPECIMEN type BEC2 and as only in 1912/1913 punched with a 4.5mm diameter hole ~ SG353sv/355sv
Price £250
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TUR499: Turkey
1914 Waterlow definitive set of 17 perforated SPECIMEN type B1 ~ SG499s/515s
Price £750
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TUR499a: Turkey
1914 Waterlow definitives 12 values (3 overprinted with star) each perforated SPECIMEN type B1 and additionally handstamped with part of the large 'COLONIE DU GABON / SECRETARIAT GENERAL / RF / 1er Bureau' double-ring receiving authority handstamp of Gabon
Price £375
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TUR499b: Turkey
1914 Waterlow definitives set of 17 and 1914 Waterlow definitives overprinted with a star (4 of the 5 values ~ the 20 paras missing) all perforated SPECIMEN type B1 and additionally handstamped COLONIAS in red (used only in 1913 and 1914) in Lisbon before onwards transmission to a Portuguese Colony ~ affixed to a page from the Goa Archive ~ SG499sv/515sv, 516sv, 518sv/520sv
Price £1,250
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TUR516: Turkey
1914 Waterlow definitives 5 values overprinted with star and perforated SPECIMEN type B1 on part of archive page ~ SG516/520s
Price £175
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TUR534: Turkey
1915 local surcharge on Waterlow 100pi and 200pi on part of archive page ~ SG534/5
Sold
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TUR970: Turkey
1921-22 set of 4 provisional stamps handstamped SPECIMEN type [1] ~ SG970s/973s
Price £175
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TUR970M: Turkey
1921-22 set of 4 provisional stamps in strips of 3 on piece handstamped SPECIMEN type [1] and additionally cancelled 3-line SPÉCIMEN / COLLECTION / MAURITANIE ~ UNIQUE items from the Mauritania Post Office UPU specimen collection ~ SG970sv/973sv
Price £450
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TUR974: Turkey
1923 the 7 values of the Republic issue that were distributed with SPECIMEN type [2] handstamps ~ SG974s/984s
Sold
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TURA079: Turkey
1921-22 set of 12 definitives printed in Genoa handstamped SPECIMEN type [2] ~ SGA79s/A90s
Price £300
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TURA111: Turkey
1922 War Orphans set of 8 handstamped SPECIMEN type [2] ~ SGA111s/A118s
Price £200
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TURA119: Turkey
1922 Parliament House set of 6 handstamped SPECIMEN type [2] ~ SGA119s/A124s
Price £150
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TURAD091: Turkey
1922 set of 5 postage due stamps printed in Genoa handstamped SPECIMEN type [1] ~ SGAD091s/AD95s
Price £150
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TURD356: Turkey
1913 provisional postage due stamps set of 4 on part of archive page ~ SG356/9
Price £25
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TURD516: Turkey
1914 Waterlow postage due stamps set of 4 perforated SPECIMEN type B1 ~ SGD516/519s
Price £150
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TURKEY1: Turkey
1921 to 1923 range of 33 postage and postage due stamps on a large part page from an archive ~ all handstamped SPECIMEN and crossed by green crayon lines indicating an audit
Price £475
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