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Sale 1214 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 10-12 December, 2019

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Category — German New Guinea thru Germany and Area

Lot
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Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1660
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1660, German New Guinea thru Germany and AreaGERMAN NEW GUINEA, 1913, 2pf and 1m Unissued New Guinea Expedition Zeppelins (Sieger I-II), GERMAN NEW GUINEA, 1913, 2pf and 1m Unissued New Guinea Expedition Zeppelins (Sieger I-II)GERMAN NEW GUINEA, 1913, 2pf and 1m Unissued New Guinea Expedition Zeppelins (Sieger I-II). 2pf Mint N.H., 1m with bottom selvage and lightly hinged, exceptionally fresh, Very Fine, this set was never put into use due to the cancellation of the planned German-English expedition of New Guinea, with 2001 Sieger certificate, Sieger value as Mint N.H.

€ 2,500
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1661
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1661, German New Guinea thru Germany and AreaGERMAN STATES, PRUSSIA, 1858-60, 1sg Rose, 3sg Orange (11, 13; Michel 10a, 12a), GERMAN STATES, PRUSSIA, 1858-60, 1sg Rose, 3sg Orange (11, 13; Michel 10a, 12a)GERMAN STATES, PRUSSIA, 1858-60, 1sg Rose, 3sg Orange (11, 13; Michel 10a, 12a). 1sg with large margins to touching on one side, 3sg horizontal strip of three with large margins all around, used on 3sg uprated entire and all tied by bold strikes of "Goerlitz 4/2 * 6 7" boxed datestamps, addressed to San Francisco Cal., Aachen and Boston transit datestamps, small piece of back missing

VERY FINE. A RARE AND ATTRACTIVE FRANKING ON AN UPRATED ENTIRE FROM PRUSSIA TO CALIFORNIA.

The manuscript "2/11 = 13" notation indicates 2sg Prussian mails, 11sg for onwards mail. Ex Kramer. With 1985 Kastaun certificate.

E. 3,000-4,000
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1662
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1662, German New Guinea thru Germany and AreaSCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN, 1860 Danish Post Office in Lubeck, SCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN, 1860 Danish Post Office in LubeckSCHLESWIG-HOLSTEIN, 1860 Danish Post Office in Lubeck. Four Denmark 4s Brown (No. 7a) full-margined singles arranged somewhat in block fashion, tied by numeral "3" targets on neat folded cover to Randers, two of the stamps additionally by "BAHNH-LUBECK/K DAE POST" double-circle datestamp, Very Fine, a scarce use, with 1995 Jakubek certificate

E. 750-1,000
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1663
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1663, German New Guinea thru Germany and AreaNORTH GERMAN CONFEDERATION, 1868, 1gr Rose (4; Michel 4), NORTH GERMAN CONFEDERATION, 1868, 1gr Rose (4; Michel 4)NORTH GERMAN CONFEDERATION, 1868, 1gr Rose (4; Michel 4). Single on buff cover to Hamburg, tied by "BERGEDORF" arc datestamp, repeated again to the left of the stamp

A VERY FINE AND RARE COVER. ONLY SIX COVERS KNOWN USED FROM BERGEDORF WITH NORTH GERMAN CONFEDERATION STAMPS.

With 1993 Brettl certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1664, German New Guinea thru Germany and AreaGERMANY, 1900, 5m Slate & Carmine, Ty. II (65A; Michel 66II), GERMANY, 1900, 5m Slate & Carmine, Ty. II (65A; Michel 66II)GERMANY, 1900, 5m Slate & Carmine, Ty. II (65A; Michel 66II). Bottom right corner selvage block of four, Mint N.H. except hinge mark in the selvage my just affect bottom right stamp, strong colors, light gum bend on two right stamps, Very Fine and a handsome block, catalogued as three Mint N.H. and one hinged singles, Michel €5,880

4,325
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1665
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1665, German New Guinea thru Germany and AreaGERMANY, 1948, 12pf Red, 12pf Gray, 25c Blue, 25c Yellow, Band Overprints, 25pf Gray Posthorn Overprint (586A, 586B, 587C, 588, 593E; Michel 55I, 56I, 56II, 61I, 62I), GERMANY, 1948, 12pf Red, 12pf Gray, 25c Blue, 25c Yellow, Band Overprints, 25pf Gray Posthorn Overprint (586A, 586B, 587C, 588, 593E; Michel 55I, 56I, 56II, 61I, 62I)GERMANY, 1948, 12pf Red, 12pf Gray, 25c Blue, 25c Yellow, Band Overprints, 25pf Gray Posthorn Overprint (586A, 586B, 587C, 588, 593E; Michel 55I, 56I, 56II, 61I, 62I). Tied by Dortmund10.9.43 circular datestamps on registered cover to Arnsberg (backstamped), 12pf Red with misplaced overprint (shifted to bottom), fresh and Very Fine, the 12pf Gray posthorn overprint is particularly scarce on cover (Michel €2,400), with 1978 Friedl certificate, total Michel value simply as used stamps €1,645

E. 750-1,000
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1666
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1666, German New Guinea thru Germany and AreaGERMANY, 1948, 10pf, 15pf Green, 24pf, 25pf Blue, Posthorn Overprints (595C, 594, 594B, 594C; Michel 54II, 58II, 60Ii, 61II), GERMANY, 1948, 10pf, 15pf Green, 24pf, 25pf Blue, Posthorn Overprints (595C, 594, 594B, 594C; Michel 54II, 58II, 60Ii, 61II)GERMANY, 1948, 10pf, 15pf Green, 24pf, 25pf Blue, Posthorn Overprints (595C, 594, 594B, 594C; Michel 54II, 58II, 60Ii, 61II). Tied by Dortmund 18.9.48 datestamps on registered cover to Arnsberg (backstamped), 25pf with selvage at bottom, slightly reduced at top, fresh and Very Fine, with 1978 Friedl certificate, Michel value as used stamps €626

E. 300-400
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1667
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1667, German New Guinea thru Germany and AreaGERMANY, 1951-52, 2pf-90pf Post Horns (670-685; Michel 123-138), GERMANY, 1951-52, 2pf-90pf Post Horns (670-685; Michel 123-138)GERMANY, 1951-52, 2pf-90pf Post Horns (670-685; Michel 123-138). Mint N.H., bright colors, Very Fine set, Michel €2,200

1,700
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1668
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1668, German New Guinea thru Germany and AreaGERMANY, 1936, Olympic Booklet of Two Panes (Michel MH-42.2), GERMANY, 1936, Olympic Booklet of Two Panes (Michel MH-42.2)GERMANY, 1936, Olympic Booklet of Two Panes (Michel MH-42.2). Unexploded booklet with printing on the inside front and back covers, fresh and crisp, Very Fine, a scarce booklet, Michel value

€ 1,000
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1669
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1669, German New Guinea thru Germany and AreaGERMANY, 1951, 2m50pf Posthorn Booklet (Michel MH1), GERMANY, 1951, 2m50pf Posthorn Booklet (Michel MH1)GERMANY, 1951, 2m50pf Posthorn Booklet (Michel MH1). Unexploded booklet of two panes, stamps well centered and with full perforations, small pencil notation on back of cover, otherwise exceptionally fresh and Very Fine, Michel value

€ 900
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1670
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1670, German New Guinea thru Germany and AreaGERMANY, 1951, 4pf-20pf Posthorn Booklet Panes, Complete Sheets of Ten Panes (Michel MHB 1, MHB 2), GERMANY, 1951, 4pf-20pf Posthorn Booklet Panes, Complete Sheets of Ten Panes (Michel MHB 1, MHB 2)GERMANY, 1951, 4pf-20pf Posthorn Booklet Panes, Complete Sheets of Ten Panes (Michel MHB 1, MHB 2). Mint N.H. sheet of ten panes in both configurations, bright and fresh

VERY FINE. RARELY OFFERED COMPLETE SHEET OF THE 1951 POSTHORN BOOKLET PANES IN BOTH CONFIGURATIONS.

Michel value

€ 10,000
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1671
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1671, German New Guinea thru Germany and AreaGERMANY, 1955-58, 1pf-20pf Huess Booklet Panes, Complete Sheets of Ten Panes (Michel MHB 4, MHB 5, MHB 6), GERMANY, 1955-58, 1pf-20pf Huess Booklet Panes, Complete Sheets of Ten Panes (Michel MHB 4, MHB 5, MHB 6)GERMANY, 1955-58, 1pf-20pf Huess Booklet Panes, Complete Sheets of Ten Panes (Michel MHB 4, MHB 5, MHB 6). Mint N.H. sheets of ten panes, No. MHB 4 with diagonal cut in bottom left margin and a couple staple holes in far left margin, and lightly folded vertically causing a few separated perfs at bottom, otherwise Very Fine and seldom seen, Michel value

€ 3,350
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1672
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1672, German New Guinea thru Germany and AreaGERMANY, 1926-27, 5pf-3m Air Post (C27-C34; Michel 378-384), GERMANY, 1926-27, 5pf-3m Air Post (C27-C34; Michel 378-384)GERMANY, 1926-27, 5pf-3m Air Post (C27-C34; Michel 378-384). Matched set of Mint N.H. bottom selvage blocks of four, with column nos. "5" and "6", and plate numbers in the selvage, brilliant colors on pristine white paper, Very Fine and handsome set of blocks, Michel €4,800

3,870
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1673
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1673, German New Guinea thru Germany and AreaGERMANY, 1933, 1m-4m Chicago Flight Zeppelins (C43-C45; Michel 496-498), GERMANY, 1933, 1m-4m Chicago Flight Zeppelins (C43-C45; Michel 496-498)GERMANY, 1933, 1m-4m Chicago Flight Zeppelins (C43-C45; Michel 496-498). Mint N.H. vertical (1m) or horizontal (2m and 4m) corner selvage pairs with row numbers in selvage, bottom 1m stamps showing constant variety straight "t", brilliantly fresh

VERY FINE. A CHOICE SET OF THE 1933 CHICAGO ZEPPELINS IN CORNER MARGIN PAIRS.

With 1977 Friedl certificate. Michel €8,600

6,400
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1674
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1674, German New Guinea thru Germany and AreaGERMANY, Berlin, 1949, 1pf-20pf Booklet Panes, Sheet of Thirty Panes (Michel MHB 1B), GERMANY, Berlin, 1949, 1pf-20pf Booklet Panes, Sheet of Thirty Panes (Michel MHB 1B)GERMANY, Berlin, 1949, 1pf-20pf Booklet Panes, Sheet of Thirty Panes (Michel MHB 1B). Mint N.H. sheet consisting of ten each 1pf and 4pf, and five each of 10pf and 20pf booklet panes, folded vertically down the middle, causing a few separated perfs on the 10pf, otherwise Very Fine and rare, Michel value

€ 7,000
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1675
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1675, German New Guinea thru Germany and AreaGERMANY, East Saxony, 1945, 6pf Green Black, Imperforate (Michel 43Ac), GERMANY, East Saxony, 1945, 6pf Green Black, Imperforate (Michel 43Ac)GERMANY, East Saxony, 1945, 6pf Green Black, Imperforate (Michel 43Ac). Tied by Schirgiswalde 30.7.45 circular datestamp, along with 6pf Blue Green (Michel 43Ab), on cover to Dresden, large margins, rich color in the distinctive and rare Green Black color, Very Fine and choice, one of the key rarities of East Saxony, signed Richter, Bloch, and with 1978 Friedl certificate, Michel value

€ 6,000
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1676
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1676, German New Guinea thru Germany and AreaGERMAN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC, 1951, 12pf-50pf Friendship Toward China (82-84; Michel 286-288), GERMAN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC, 1951, 12pf-50pf Friendship Toward China (82-84; Michel 286-288)GERMAN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC, 1951, 12pf-50pf Friendship Toward China (82-84; Michel 286-288). Matching Mint N.H. top left corner selvage with values blocks of four, fresh colors, 24pf with selvage slightly trimmed at left, Very Fine and fresh set, Michel €1,280

820
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1677
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1677, German New Guinea thru Germany and AreaGERMANY, Offices in China, 1900, 30pf Orange & Black on Salmon, Tientsin Handstamp (21; Michel 12), GERMANY, Offices in China, 1900, 30pf Orange & Black on Salmon, Tientsin Handstamp (21; Michel 12)GERMANY, Offices in China, 1900, 30pf Orange & Black on Salmon, Tientsin Handstamp (21; Michel 12). Original gum, h.r., wonderfully rich colors, well-centered

VERY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 30-PFENNINGS TIENTSIN PROVISIONAL HANDSTAMP.

Ex "Sovereign". Signed Senf and Thier. With 2019 Jaschke-Lantelme certificate. Michel €6,000

4,750
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1678
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Sale Number 1214, Lot Number 1678, German New Guinea thru Germany and AreaGERMANY, Offices in Turkey, 1884 1pi on 20pf Ultramarine, Black Surcharge (3; Michel 3d), GERMANY, Offices in Turkey, 1884 1pi on 20pf Ultramarine, Black Surcharge (3; Michel 3d)GERMANY, Offices in Turkey, 1884 1pi on 20pf Ultramarine, Black Surcharge (3; Michel 3d). Tied by "Kaiserl. Deutsch. P.A. Constantinopel 10 8 88" circular datestamp on cover to New York (receiving backstamp), cover slightly reduced at bottom, fresh and Very Fine, this cancel was temporarily used at the summer residence of the German Embassy in Therapia, only one other cover and a few pieces of postal stationery are recorded with this cancel

E. 500-750
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