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Sale 1143 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History, Featuring The Irwin Weinberg Inventory

Sale Date — Wednesday-Friday, 16-18 November, 2016

Category — German States

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3762
c
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3762, German StatesGERMAN STATES, Bavaria, 1862, 1kr Yellow, 18kr Vermilion Red (9, 14; Michel 8, 13), GERMAN STATES, Bavaria, 1862, 1kr Yellow, 18kr Vermilion Red (9, 14; Michel 8, 13)GERMAN STATES, Bavaria, 1862, 1kr Yellow, 18kr Vermilion Red (9, 14; Michel 8, 13). Large margins to just touching at top on 18kr, used with 1867-68 3kr Rose (16; Michel 15), large margins to just touching at left, all tied by "264" ring cancel and matching "Kalbach 17/5" tombstone datestamp at left on 1867 cover to San Francisco Cal., oval red "Paid 10" at bottom, Very Fine and attractive combination issue use

E. 500-750
800
3763
c
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3763, German StatesGERMAN STATES, Brunswick, 1856, -1/4sgr Black on Brown (4; Michel 4), GERMAN STATES, Brunswick, 1856, -1/4sgr Black on Brown (4; Michel 4)GERMAN STATES, Brunswick, 1856, -1/4sgr Black on Brown (4; Michel 4). Vertical strip of three, large to huge margins three sides, just touching the bottom outer frame line at bottom, lightly tied by blue "Wolfenbuttel 21/4" datestamp, boldly repeated again to the right of the strip on remarkably fresh folded cover, Fine-Very Fine and quite attractive, with 1993 Brettl certificate

E. 500-750
400
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3764
c
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3764, German StatesGERMAN STATES, Saxony, 1863, 2ng Blue, 5ng Dull Violet (18, 20; Michel 17a, 19b), GERMAN STATES, Saxony, 1863, 2ng Blue, 5ng Dull Violet (18, 20; Michel 17a, 19b)GERMAN STATES, Saxony, 1863, 2ng Blue, 5ng Dull Violet (18, 20; Michel 17a, 19b). Tied by Chemnitz round-ended box datestamps on 1867 registered cover to England, five different registry handstamps in red including "RECOMANDIRT" in sawtooth box, rimless "PRUSSIA -REGISTERED" with crown in center, "REGISTERED" in arc below crown, "REGISTERED LONDON" in oval (tying stamps) and "REGISTERED MANCHESTER" oval backstamp, trivial cover edge nick at top left, still Very Fine, scarce usage, signed Buhler, with 1996 Van Der Linden certificate

E. 500-750
900
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3765
ogbl
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3765, German StatesGERMAN STATES, Thurn and Taxis, 1858, -1/3sgr Black on Buff (2; Michel 2), GERMAN STATES, Thurn and Taxis, 1858, -1/3sgr Black on Buff (2; Michel 2)GERMAN STATES, Thurn and Taxis, 1858, -1/3sgr Black on Buff (2; Michel 2). Block of nine (3x3), original gum, small h.r. at corners, middle horizontal strip Mint N.H., margins full to clear all around (scarce thus for this tightly spaced stamp), trivial oil spot in top right stamp and bottom center stamp with minor gum bend, Extremely Fine, a pretty multiple, signed A. Diena, Michel €810

1,125
400
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3766
c
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3766, German StatesGERMAN STATES, Wurttemburg, 1851-52, 1kr Black on Straw (1a; Michel 1c), GERMAN STATES, Wurttemburg, 1851-52, 1kr Black on Straw (1a; Michel 1c)GERMAN STATES, Wurttemburg, 1851-52, 1kr Black on Straw (1a; Michel 1c). Large to huge margins, on neat folded cover tied by "Tubingen 8 Aug 1856" double-circle datestamp, repeated again to right of stamp, missing one side flap, Extremely Fine, a choice stamp on cover, Michel €1,400, Scott Retail

950
450
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3767
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Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3767, German StatesGERMAN STATES, Wurttemburg, 1863, 18kr Orange (40; Michel 29), GERMAN STATES, Wurttemburg, 1863, 18kr Orange (40; Michel 29)GERMAN STATES, Wurttemburg, 1863, 18kr Orange (40; Michel 29). Uncommonly well-centered for this essentially marginless issue, with good embossing, neatly tied on small envelope to London, England by an 1866 Stuttgart datestamp, red London Paid and boxed "P.D.", magenta manuscript "wf10" indicating the amount of external postage credit, Very Fine, remarkably nice condition for this scarce single franking, with 1994 Thoma certificate

E. 500-750
650
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3768
c
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3768, German StatesGERMAN STATES, Wurttemburg, 1869, 7kr Blue (50; Michel 39a), GERMAN STATES, Wurttemburg, 1869, 7kr Blue (50; Michel 39a)GERMAN STATES, Wurttemburg, 1869, 7kr Blue (50; Michel 39a). Two vertical pairs, tied by straightline "Langenburg/14 Dec 69" datestamps on buff cover to Philadelphia, "Franco" and rate marks, red Philadelphia backstamp, bottom stamp of the left pair with minor corner crease and top right cover corner trivial nick, otherwise Very Fine, with 1984 Thoma certificate

E. 400-500
1,400
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3769
c
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3769, German StatesGERMAN STATES, Wurttemburg, 1869, 14kr Orange (52; Michel 41a), GERMAN STATES, Wurttemburg, 1869, 14kr Orange (52; Michel 41a)GERMAN STATES, Wurttemburg, 1869, 14kr Orange (52; Michel 41a). Exceptionally well-centered and with bright color, tied by "Stuttgart 7/11" datestamp on 1869 folded letter to New York, red "New York Paid All", black "Franco", Very Fine and scarce as a single franking to the U.S., with 1994 Thoma certificate

E. 500-750
350
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3770
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3770, German StatesWURTTEMBERG, 1873, 70kr Red Violet (53; Michel 42a), WURTTEMBERG, 1873, 70kr Red Violet (53; Michel 42a)WURTTEMBERG, 1873, 70kr Red Violet (53; Michel 42a). Huge to large margins showing dividing lines on three sides, neat Nov. 6, 1874 circular datestamp

VERY FINE AND SCARCE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 70-KREUZER RED VIOLET.

Signed Buhler, Thoma BPP and others. Michel €7,000

4,000
950
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3771
 
Sale Number 1143, Lot Number 3771, German StatesWURTTEMBERG, 1873, 70kr Violet (53a; Michel 42a), WURTTEMBERG, 1873, 70kr Violet (53a; Michel 42a)WURTTEMBERG, 1873, 70kr Violet (53a; Michel 42a). Large to full margins showing complete dividing line at bottom, light circular datestamps, corner crease, Very Fine appearance, with 1985 Rendon certificate, Michel €7,000

5,250
950
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