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Stolen or Missing items reported before 2013


Marke auf dem Postweg in die USA verschwunden

 Rayon II mit voller Kreuzeinfassung! Eine der ganz grossen Alt-Schweiz-Seltenheiten, die in den meisten Sammlungen drin fehlt. Stein A3LU, Type 20 mit schwarzem P.P. Ausbesserungen, aber sehr schöne Präsentation!

Honegger Philatelie AG Kürzestrasse 1   8716 Schmerikon Switzerland
Gottfried Honegger Tel: +41 55 -286 20 00 Fax: +41 55 -286 20 01   info@ghonegger.ch

book stolen at the APTA Stamp & Coin Fair held in Brisbane

 The book was taken on Saturday, 1st October.
It was a dark green Lighthouse binder (Optima Classic Gigant type) containing our stock of French Colonies Volume III. It started with Niger & went through alphabetically to Wallis et Futuna. The stength was in Reunion and St. Pierre et Miquelon. There was no Tunisia or French Southern & Antarctic Territories.

Both the spine & the front cover were marked as "French Colonies III" containing an extensive priced stock of French Colonies stamps from N to Z (excl. Tunisia). Approximately 80 black Hagner sheets with white adhesive hand-written price stickers in 40 plastic sheet protectors. The book is large & bulky - weighing 3 to 4 kilos.
Suspects are 2 Asian men and an Asian woman in their 40s.
If you're offered this material for sale (by private treaty or auction), please acquire the book & contact John Pearson, Pittwater Philatelic Services (02 9979 1561) if you have any information. It is very conspicuous & might be sold outside Australia.

Pittwater Philatelic Service Shop 18, 331-335 Barrenjoey Road   NEWPORT BEACH NSW 2106Australia
John Pearson Tel: +61 2 9979 1561 Fax: +61 2 9979 1577   pittwaterstamps@ozemail.com.au

 Great Britain 1847 1 shilling Embossed used on cover from Caledon, Ireland. Posted registered April 2011 to Woodside, New York. Image attached as “1s 1847 Embossed Caledon”

MacDonnell Whyte Ltd 102 Leinster Road   Dublin 6Ireland
David MacDonnell Tel: +353-1-497-7449 Fax: +353-1-497-7440   mdwltd@eircom.net

Country / Post:Ireland
 Ireland 1922-23 Thom Saorstat 2d orange mint gutter pair. Posted registered 15 June 2011 to Connecticut, USA. Image attached as “lot 590 Auction 6 June 2011”.

MacDonnell Whyte Ltd 102 Leinster Road   Dublin 6Ireland
David MacDonnell Tel: +353-1-497-7449 Fax: +353-1-497-7440   mdwltd@eircom.net

Country / Post:Schweiz - Deutschland
 Lost shipment to USA registered letter-as per our warning of IFSDA Magazine February 2011
Price:350.- Euro

Schnellbacher, Jürgen Gontermannstraße 7 B   12101 Berlin Germany
Jürgen Schnellbacher Tel: 0170 - 9 20 51 93 Fax: 0 58 26 - 2 91   info@schnellbacher-philatelie.de

Hawaiian Covers (125-150), Philippine Covers (20+), Canal Zone Covers (10+)

 We had a residential burglary on the weekend of Dec 2-Dec 5 and taken philatelic material included Hawaiian Covers (125-150), Philippine Covers (20+), Canal Zone Covers (10+), if offered any US Possession covers please contact Tom Mills at (302) 521-8086. It may be suggested that you need to talk to and expert so try to obtain as much info as possible before calling and get possession of the covers or at least photo copies so they can be valued and you can “call back” the seller.

Koehler Auktionshaus GmbH & Co. KG, Heinrich Wilhelmstraße 48   65183 Wiesbaden Germany
Dieter Michelson Tel: 06 11-3 93 81 Fax: 06 11-3 93 84   info@heinrich-koehler.de

Cover from the family correspondence of Diana, Princess

 Stolen on 25 January 2010 in Brussels: a rare TWO PENCE postal stationery envelope of
1856 with a TWO PENCE adhesive for the redirection fee to the country estate of Althorp
belonging to the aristocratic family of Earl Spencer.

The collection was stolen by an unknown person on the station platform
at Brussels, as the owner was changing trains from a Eurostar to an ICE
train. The theft has been reported to the police at Monheim in the Rhineland
region of Germany. Information which may lead to the recovery of the stolen
collection or the identification of the culprit should be reported to:
Mr Heinz-Willy Beckers
Forschungsgemeinschaft Grossbritannien e.V.
An der Feuerwache 7
41836 Hückelhoven
Germany
Tel.: +49-(0)2433-938808
or
Verbandsprüfer Karl Louis
c/o Corinphila Auktionen AG
Wiesenstrasse 8
8034 Zürich
Switzerland
Tel. (+41) 44 3899191
Email: Louis@corinphila.ch

Koehler Auktionshaus GmbH & Co. KG, Heinrich Wilhelmstraße 48   65183 Wiesbaden Germany
Dieter Michelson Tel: 06 11-3 93 81 Fax: 06 11-3 93 84   info@heinrich-koehler.de

Stolen Unique Cover with Sweden No. 1 & 2

 An exceptional cover with 3 Sk. Bco single & pair together with 2 copies
4 Sk. Bco with superb rectangular canc. "LIDKÖPING 27.12 1855".
During our auction viewing on Saturday the 10th of October the above mentioned Swedish cover was stolen! The item had Lot No. 574 in our auction catalogue #194.

The matter has been reported to the police in Malmö. If you should see or be offered the cover, please contact us or the police as soon as possible.

Postiljonen AB Hans Michelsensgatan 9   SE-211 20 MALMÖ Sweden
Lars-Olow Carlsson Tel: +46-(0)40-258850 Fax: +46-(0)40-258859   stampauctions@postiljonen.se

Country / Post:RUMANIA
Catalogue References:1297943 RUMANIA
 1297943 RUMANIA
(1864 CA.). Registered entire letter from Botuschani to Bucharest franked on front and back with two 1864 30pa. deep blue cancelled
in black by framed FRANCO/BOTOSCHENI handstamps. Straight
line RECEPISSE on front and BUCHAREST arrival (Aug 2) on reverse.
Cover opens well for display. Scott 21.

SOLER Y LLACH Beethoven 13   08021 BARCELONA ESPAGNE
Xavier Llach Tel: 34 93 201 87 33 Fax: 34 93 202 33 06   syl@soleryllach.com

CAPE OF GOOD HOPE PACKET LETTER

 Circumstances: Lost in transit by TNT courier. Tracked as far as the Netherlands where sent out for delivery and lost at that point.

Description:

1818 PACKET LETTER: Folded letter to Scotland bearing complete bold strike of the CAPE PACKET LETTER oval of 9 MY 1818. Rated at 4/8. On reverse sender's red wax seal. Few examples exist, this one is Ex Goldblatt and illustrated in "Postmarks of the Cape of Good Hope". Accordingly it is advised to the Cape Study Circle and the various exhibition circuits that it is Missing/Stolen and so cannot have commercial value or be shown in an exhibit without bringing problems to the exhibitor. €250 reward.

Johnson Philatelics P O Box 32091 Summerstrand  Port Elizabeth 6019South Africa
Richard Johnson Tel: +27 41 583 3159 Fax: +27 41 583 3187   rj@johnson.co.za

Auf dem Postwege von der Schweiz nach Deutschland verschwunden:

 Orts-Post mit Kreuzeinfassung, Type 19,Fotoattest Marchand.

Poste Locale mit Kreuzeinfassung, Type 40; Fotoattest von der Weid.
Price:Für Mitteilungen, die zur Beibringung dieser Stücke verhelfen werden wir uns selbstverständlich erkenntlich zeigen.

Honegger Philatelie AG Kürzestrasse 1   8716 Schmerikon Switzerland
Gottfried Honegger Tel: +41 55 -286 20 00 Fax: +41 55 -286 20 01   info@ghonegger.ch

Left half of Double-Geneva

Country / Post:Switzerland
Catalogue References:Zumstein Nr. 4L
Michel Nr. 1HL
 - Left half of the Double-Geneva in a little piece from Geneva, 3.April
1845. Very good quality, certificate Rellstab.

Honegger Philatelie AG Kürzestrasse 1   8716 Schmerikon Switzerland
Gottfried Honegger Tel: +41 55 -286 20 00 Fax: +41 55 -286 20 01   info@ghonegger.ch

Right half of the Double-Geneva

Country / Post:Switzerland
Catalogue References:Zumstein Nr. 4R
Michel Nr. 1HR
 - Right half of the Double-Geneva, splendid copy with certificates
Moser, Nussbaum + Rellstab.

Should you see one or all of these stamps or should you been offered of
them, please contact me. We will pay a reward, if we can get back the
items.
Gottfried Honegger

Honegger Philatelie AG Kürzestrasse 1   8716 Schmerikon Switzerland
Gottfried Honegger Tel: +41 55 -286 20 00 Fax: +41 55 -286 20 01   info@ghonegger.ch

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT MATERIAL STOLEN FROM THE POST OFFICE MUSEUM IN PRETORIA SOUTH AFRICA

 Dear Sir/Madam
It is with regret that I have to inform you that we experienced a robbery at Stampwise (the Post Office Museum) at Church Square, Pretoria on Wednesday, 23 June 2004.
Fourteen large ledgers with commemorative and definitive stamps of the Republic of South Africa from 1993 to 2000 were stolen. Two ledgers, however, included earlier commemorative issues from 1979 to 1989, including miniature sheets for the period 1979 to1982.
The material for 1993 to 2000 included imperf proof sheets, proof sheets in uncut format (i.e. with horisontal and vertical gutters between both sheets), uncut coils (1981) and booklet proofs.
The matter has been reported to the South African Police Services, who has also involved their Serious and Violent Crime Unit due to the historical and commercial value of the stamps.
We would like to appeal to anybody who has any information in this regard to contact Inspector Cronje at 082 335 2329 of the South African Police Services or Johan van Wyk at (012) 845-2901 or 082 557 4242 regarding the matter.
Your assistance in the matter is highly appreciated. We will leave no stone unturned to recover the stamps and to bring the culprit(s) to book. We will not tolerate abuse of the legacy of the country for commercial and personal gain.
Yours sincerely
 
JOHAN VAN WYK
SENIOR MANAGER: PHILATELIC SERVICES
SOUTH AFRICAN POST OFFICE


Basle Doves

Country / Post:Switzerland
Catalogue References:Zumstein Nr. 8
Michel Nr. 1a
 This Basle Doves was stolen in the mail in Switzerland.

Honegger Philatelie AG Kürzestrasse 1   8716 Schmerikon Switzerland
Gottfried Honegger Tel: +41 55 -286 20 00 Fax: +41 55 -286 20 01   info@ghonegger.ch

Basle Doves

Country / Post:Switzerland
Catalogue References:Zumstein Nr. 8
Michel Nr. 1a
 This Basle Doves was stolen in the mail in Switzerland.

Honegger Philatelie AG Kürzestrasse 1   8716 Schmerikon Switzerland
Gottfried Honegger Tel: +41 55 -286 20 00 Fax: +41 55 -286 20 01   info@ghonegger.ch

Sitting Helvetia 1862

Country / Post:Switzerland
Catalogue References:Zumstein 34
Michel 26
 - Two items of Sitting Helvetia 1862, 40 Rappen green
with Thimble cancellations of Kreuzlingen, 1.07, respectively
Amriswil, 11.9.66.

Honegger Philatelie AG Kürzestrasse 1   8716 Schmerikon Switzerland
Gottfried Honegger Tel: +41 55 -286 20 00 Fax: +41 55 -286 20 01   info@ghonegger.ch

Poste Locale, unused

Country / Post:Switzerland
Catalogue References:Zumstein Nr. 14I
Michel Nr. 6Ia
 - Unused Poste Locale, Type 13 with a slight crease which is not
mentioned in the certificates of Moser and Briefmarken Prüfstelle Basel.

Honegger Philatelie AG Kürzestrasse 1   8716 Schmerikon Switzerland
Gottfried Honegger Tel: +41 55 -286 20 00 Fax: +41 55 -286 20 01   info@ghonegger.ch

Brunei, Japanese occupation

Catalogue References:page 82 in Stanley Gibbons 2005
 1942
J12.350stamps á £ 7£ 16.450
J3300 stamps á £4£ 1.200
J5600 stamps á £3£ 1.800
J61.512 stamps á £3£ 4.536
J6100 stamps, inc J6a£ 594
J10550 stamps á £ 4,50£ 2.475
J111.500 stamps á £ 8,50£ 12.750
J131.000 stamps á £15£ 15.000
J14150 stamps á £25 £ 3.750

Tel: +46 (0)8-40 12 000
Or the police station in Stockholm

Postiljonen AB Hans Michelsensgatan 9   SE-211 20 MALMÖ Sweden
Lars-Olow Carlsson Tel: +46-(0)40-258850 Fax: +46-(0)40-258859   stampauctions@postiljonen.se

Used Great Britain

 
SG 249889stamps á £ 18£ 16.002
SG 283300 stamps á £15£ 4.500

Tel: +46 (0)8-40 12 000
Or the police station in Stockholm

Postiljonen AB Hans Michelsensgatan 9   SE-211 20 MALMÖ Sweden
Lars-Olow Carlsson Tel: +46-(0)40-258850 Fax: +46-(0)40-258859   stampauctions@postiljonen.se

never arrived in the netherlands

Country / Post:Iceland
Catalogue References:The shipment contained Iceland on Michel:

nr. 2: 2 Sk light hinge (perfect centering and perforation) mint
nr. 3A: 4 Sk (14: 13½) light hinge (perfect centering and perforation) mint
nr. 3B: 4 Sk, (12½) light hinge (perfect centering and perforation) mint
nr. 4: 8 Sk light hinge (perfect centering and perforation) mint
nr. 5B: 16 Sk (good centering and fine perforation mint
nr. 11, 40 aur, light hinge.
nr. 23B 3 aur I Gildi overprint (on nr. 12) perforation 12 3/4 MNH
nr. 23BK used
nr. 19II (smal overprint) MNH
nr. 120 overprint 10 kr. used light cancel
nr. 124 10 kr. overprint (MNH / mint)
 These stamps where sent to denmark for aproval by me early december 2005. They have been shipped back by the examiner just before christmas (22nd / 23rd) but they never arrived in the netherlands.

Customs does not have record of it going in to the Netherlands. It was a registered package which is being track and sought after by danish mail.

The stamps where on there way back to me so certificates (in english) will be added by each of them (certificate numbers and expertizer will follow if material comes up again).

Rietdijk Postzegelveilingen B.V. Noordeinde 41   2514 GC Den Haag Netherlands
H. Lichtendahl Tel: 070-3647957 Fax: 070-3632893   info@rietdijk-veilingen.nl

nothing arrived at destination

 APPEL AUX PHILATELISTES;

Je vous adresse une liste de timbres figurant dans l'envoi de la Royal Philatelic Society de Londres N° RI67555413GB du 5 Novembre 2007 à destination de Pascal Behr 30 avenue de l'Opera 75002 Paris.

Ce pli n'est à ce jour, jamais arrivé à destination c'est pourquoi une plainte a été déposé à la Direction Générale de la Police Nationale 45 place du Marché Saint Honoré 75001 Paris en date du 6 décembre 2007.

Le préjudice total s'éleve à 111.200 euros.

Australie du Sud 2d neuf
Australie du Sud 2d paire neuve
Nouvelle Galle du Sud # 14 1£.
Nouvelle Galle du Sud #1 neuf
Dattia # SG6a
Transwall # 86 neuf
BCA Afrique centrale Anglaise # 52 oblitéré
Natal # 6-1-2-3 oblitérés
Gold Coast # 34 neuf
Cote du Niger # 7-15-8g-8c neufs
Guinée Portugaise #5a erreur tenant à normal paire neuve
Maurice #3A oblitéré
Compagnie d'Afrique du Sud #73 neuf
Ceylan Service#2 surcharge noire neuf

Si vous avez des informations concernant ces timbres prévenez Pascal Behr au 01 43 12 37 73


TO THE PHILATELISTS;

I send you the list of stamps from a shipment sent by the Royal Philatelic Society of London No. RI67555413GB on November 5th, 2007 to Pascal Behr 30 avenue de l'Opera 75002 Paris.

Up today, nothing arrived at destination. A complaint was filed with the Direction Generale de la Police Nationale, 45 Place du Marché Saint Honore 75001 Paris, dated December 6, 2007.

The total amount is 111,200 euros.

South Australia 2d unused
South Australia 2d pair unused
New South Wales # 14 1 £.
New South Wales # 1 unused
Dattia # SG6a
Transwall # 86 unused
BCA # 52 used
Natal # 6-1-2-3 used
Gold Coast # 34 unused
Cote du Niger # 7-15-8g-8c unused
Portuguese Guinea # 5a error in pair unused
Mauritius # 3A used
Company South Africa # 73 unused
Ceylon Service # 2 surcharge black

I attach a JPEG file of the stamps from the shipment.

If you have any information about these stamps call Pascal Behr at +33 1 43 12 37 73



BEHR PHILATELIE 30, avenue de l'Opéra   75002 PARIS France
Pascal BEHR Tel: 01.43.12.37.67 Fax: 01.43.12.37.73   pascalbehr@behr.fr

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