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Sale 1130 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 14-15 June, 2016

Category — French Colonies thru German East Africa

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1783
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Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1783, French Colonies thru German East AfricaFRENCH COLONIES, 1872, 5c Yellow Green on Greenish (8; Yvert 8), FRENCH COLONIES, 1872, 5c Yellow Green on Greenish (8; Yvert 8)FRENCH COLONIES, 1872, 5c Yellow Green on Greenish (8; Yvert 8). Original gum, mild h.r., full to large margins, bright and fresh, Very Fine, with 2015 P.F. certificate, Yvert €1,100

1,000
250
1784
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Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1784, French Colonies thru German East AfricaFRENCH COLONIES, 1871, 20c Blue on Bluish Paper (11; Yvert 12), FRENCH COLONIES, 1871, 20c Blue on Bluish Paper (11; Yvert 12)FRENCH COLONIES, 1871, 20c Blue on Bluish Paper (11; Yvert 12). Original gum, h.r., full to mostly large margins around, lovely rich color and a crisp impression, Very Fine and handsome, signed J.F. Brun and with 2015 P.F. certificate, Yvert €600

525
650
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1785
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Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1785, French Colonies thru German East AfricaFRENCH INDIA, 1942-43, 8ca-2fa12ca Paris Exposition and World's Fair with "France Libre" Overprint (177-183; Yvert 171-176, 183), FRENCH INDIA, 1942-43, 8ca-2fa12ca Paris Exposition and World's Fair with "France Libre" Overprint (177-183; Yvert 171-176, 183)FRENCH INDIA, 1942-43, 8ca-2fa12ca Paris Exposition and World's Fair with "France Libre" Overprint (177-183; Yvert 171-176, 183). Tied by three strikes of "Inde Francaise, Pondicherry 5.2.1943" double-circle datestamps on unadddressed cover, Very Fine, a rare cover, just the key 16ca catalogues $1,300.00 (€1,500) used, ex Wyer

E. 300-400
100
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1786
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Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1786, French Colonies thru German East AfricaGABON, 1886, 5c on 20c Red on Green (1; Yvert 1), GABON, 1886, 5c on 20c Red on Green (1; Yvert 1)GABON, 1886, 5c on 20c Red on Green (1; Yvert 1). Original gum, h.r., bright colors, Very Fine and scarce, ex Wyer, signed Calves, Yvert €700

575
0
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1787
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Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1787, French Colonies thru German East AfricaGABON, 1886, 50c on 15c Blue (4; Yvert 4), GABON, 1886, 50c on 15c Blue (4; Yvert 4)GABON, 1886, 50c on 15c Blue (4; Yvert 4). Part original gum, rich color, Fine, only 300 were printed, ex Gibralter and Wyer, signed A. Brun, Roumet, and with 1999 Behr certificate, Yvert €1,700

1,500
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1788
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Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1788, French Colonies thru German East AfricaGABON, 1889, 15c Black on Rose (14; Yvert 14), GABON, 1889, 15c Black on Rose (14; Yvert 14)GABON, 1889, 15c Black on Rose (14; Yvert 14). Original gum, h.r. in the top sheet margin only, other margins extra-large, rich paper color, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb example of this challenging type-set stamp, certainly among the very finest of the 1,000 printed, ex Wyer, signed Bernichon, A. Brun and Roumet, Yvert €2,100

1,900
550
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1789
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Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1789, French Colonies thru German East AfricaGABON, 1889, 15c Black on Rose (14; Yvert 14), GABON, 1889, 15c Black on Rose (14; Yvert 14)GABON, 1889, 15c Black on Rose (14; Yvert 14). Unused (no gum), large margins, thin, Very Fine appearance, ex Wyer, signed Calves, Yvert €2,100

1,900
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1790
c
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1790, French Colonies thru German East AfricaGERMAN EAST AFRICA, 1900, 1r Claret, 2r Yellow Green (19-20), GERMAN EAST AFRICA, 1900, 1r Claret, 2r Yellow Green (19-20)GERMAN EAST AFRICA, 1900, 1r Claret, 2r Yellow Green (19-20). Used with 1905-16 15h, 20h, 30h and 45h, tied by "Udjidji Deutsch-Ostafrika 1/4 12" circular datestamps on large registered cover to Colmar, France, arrival backstamp, Fine

E. 400-500
300
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1791
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Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1791, French Colonies thru German East AfricaGERMAN EAST AFRICA, Schulke & Mayr's Private Seapost, 1892, 5c-$1.00 (Michel Sa-Se), GERMAN EAST AFRICA, Schulke & Mayr's Private Seapost, 1892, 5c-$1.00 (Michel Sa-Se)GERMAN EAST AFRICA, Schulke & Mayr's Private Seapost, 1892, 5c-$1.00 (Michel Sa-Se). Original gum, some with small paper h.r., fresh colors, Fine-Very Fine, these were issued for a private seapost service under contract with the Imperial Governor

€ 750
120
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1792
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Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1792, French Colonies thru German East AfricaGERMAN EAST AFRICA, 1900-11, 2-1/2h-3r Yachts (19-20, 31-38, 41; Michel 19-20, 30-37, 39), GERMAN EAST AFRICA, 1900-11, 2-1/2h-3r Yachts (19-20, 31-38, 41; Michel 19-20, 30-37, 39)GERMAN EAST AFRICA, 1900-11, 2-1/2h-3r Yachts (19-20, 31-38, 41; Michel 19-20, 30-37, 39). Complete set (1r and 2r are from the earlier issue as always) tied to two registered covers by Taveta Feldpost 31.7.15 postmarks, Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
400
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1793
 
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1793, French Colonies thru German East AfricaGERMAN EAST AFRICA, 1915, 5pf, Konigsberg (Michel IIb), GERMAN EAST AFRICA, 1915, 5pf, Konigsberg (Michel IIb)GERMAN EAST AFRICA, 1915, 5pf, Konigsberg (Michel IIb). Korogwe datestamp, fresh color, Very Fine, signed Pfenninger, this elusive issue was salvaged from the Cruiser Konigsberg and distributed for use in German East Africa postal agencies, Michel value

€ 400
100
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1794
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Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1794, French Colonies thru German East AfricaGERMAN EAST AFRICA, 1916, 2-1/2h-1r "Wuga" Provisionals (41 Footnote; Michel III W1, IV W2, V), GERMAN EAST AFRICA, 1916, 2-1/2h-1r "Wuga" Provisionals (41 Footnote; Michel III W1, IV W2, V)GERMAN EAST AFRICA, 1916, 2-1/2h-1r "Wuga" Provisionals (41 Footnote; Michel III W1, IV W2, V). Without gum as issued, horizontal pairs of 2-1/2h (Ty. I-II) and 7-1/2h (Ty. II-I), 2-1/2h and 1r with slight toning as is often, still Very Fine and rare, produced by Evangelical Mission in Wuga by German East African authorities due to low supplies and prior to release new stock arrived, these were buried (to prevent capture by British) and recovered in 1922 with about 5-10% survival rate due to climate conditions, 1r signed Bothe BPP, Michel €2,170

1,560
375
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1795
 
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1795, French Colonies thru German East AfricaGERMAN EAST AFRICA, Wituland/Swahililand Used Selection, GERMAN EAST AFRICA, Wituland/Swahililand Used SelectionGERMAN EAST AFRICA, Wituland/Swahililand Used Selection. Fifteen stamps from 1889, incl. Michel Nos. 2 (2, one with minor stain), 3, 4 (3, one with light crease), 5, 10 (crease), Postage Due 2 (small faults), 10 (3, one with small faults), plus an additional three which we cannot identify as either 1 or 6 (gray green or gray), each tied to small piece by either Witu circular datestamp or rectangular "W", also accompanied by photocopy of a 1928 letter with pictures from South African dealer Tamsen, Fine-Very Fine, issued under German Protectorate but eventually ceded to British East Africa a year later, Michel value

€ 3,080
400
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1796
c
Sale Number 1130, Lot Number 1796, French Colonies thru German East AfricaGERMAN EAST AFRICA, 1916 Tanga Provisional Cash Franking Handstamp, GERMAN EAST AFRICA, 1916 Tanga Provisional Cash Franking HandstampGERMAN EAST AFRICA, 1916 Tanga Provisional Cash Franking Handstamp. Violet "2-1/2 Heller Frei la Ein Nachw in Tanga" handstamp tying label to wrapper with Tanga May 20, 1916 circular datestamp at left to Tabora, Very Fine and rare, these handstamps were used as supplies of stamps were depleted and were markings of cash payments for mail delivery, they were discontinued in June 1916 as new shipments of stamps were received, signed Bothe BPP

E. 400-500
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