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Sale 1204 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History, including the Angel Collection

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 18-20 June, 2019

Category — German States

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
337
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 337, German StatesGERMAN STATES, Baden, 1862-64, 1kr Black, 3kr Rose, 18kr Green (19-20, 24; Michel 17a, 18, 21a), GERMAN STATES, Baden, 1862-64, 1kr Black, 3kr Rose, 18kr Green (19-20, 24; Michel 17a, 18, 21a)GERMAN STATES, Baden, 1862-64, 1kr Black, 3kr Rose, 18kr Green (19-20, 24; Michel 17a, 18, 21a). Tied by multiple strikes of "Heidelberg 4 Jun." double-circle datestamps with additional strike at right on ca. 1864 cover to Cincinnati, Ohio, manuscript "via Bremen" directive, red "Paid 10" in oval handstamp, Bremen transit backstamp

VERY FINE AND BEAUTIFUL THREE-COLOR FRANKING FROM BADEN TO THE UNITED STATES.

With 1996 Buhler certificate.

E. 1,500-2,000
1,800
338
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 338, German StatesGERMAN STATES, Baden, 1851-52, 9kr Black on Lilac Rose (4; Michel 4), GERMAN STATES, Baden, 1851-52, 9kr Black on Lilac Rose (4; Michel 4)GERMAN STATES, Baden, 1851-52, 9kr Black on Lilac Rose (4; Michel 4). Large margins to touching at bottom and left, tied by perfect strike of green "92" five-ring target cancel and "Moskirch 29 Feb" oval datestamp at top right on rebacked folded cover to Pest, Hungary, Rodenbach transit and Pest arrival backstamps, top and bottom panels replaced, otherwise Fine, a scarce cancel to an even scarcer destination

E. 500-750
250
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339
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 339, German StatesGERMAN STATES, Bavaria, 1862, 1kr Yellow, 3kr Rose, 18kr Vermilion Red (9-10, 14; Michel 8I, 9a, 13a), GERMAN STATES, Bavaria, 1862, 1kr Yellow, 3kr Rose, 18kr Vermilion Red (9-10, 14; Michel 8I, 9a, 13a)GERMAN STATES, Bavaria, 1862, 1kr Yellow, 3kr Rose, 18kr Vermilion Red (9-10, 14; Michel 8I, 9a, 13a). 1kr and 3kr with margins to just touching, key value 18kr with large margins to clear, cancelled or tied by "145" in dotted circle with "Fuerth VIII 20/3" (1866) datestamp on folded cover to Louisville Ky., red "Paid 10" in oval handstamp, Bremen and New York transit datestamps, cover with vertical file fold thru 1kr, otherwise Very Fine and scarce three-color franking

E. 750-1,000
1,300
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340
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 340, German StatesGERMAN STATES, Bavaria, 1862, 1kr Yellow, 3kr Rose, 18kr Vermilion Red (9-10, 14; Michel 8I, 9a, 13a), GERMAN STATES, Bavaria, 1862, 1kr Yellow, 3kr Rose, 18kr Vermilion Red (9-10, 14; Michel 8I, 9a, 13a)GERMAN STATES, Bavaria, 1862, 1kr Yellow, 3kr Rose, 18kr Vermilion Red (9-10, 14; Michel 8I, 9a, 13a). Two 1kr and 18kr stamps, each cut tightly and touching as is usually the case with this correspondence, all cancelled or tied by "145" dotted circle with "Furth VII 4/11" datestamp on ca. 1862 cover to New York, Aachen and Mainz transit and New York arrival datestamps, cover with some edge wear at right, otherwise a Fine and remarkable franking using two 18kr stamps, signed Richter and with 1998 Brettl certificate

E. 400-500
650
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341
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 341, German StatesGERMAN STATES, Bavaria, 1867, 1kr Yellow Green, 3kr Rose, 9kr Bister (15-16, 20; Michel 14a, 15, 17), GERMAN STATES, Bavaria, 1867, 1kr Yellow Green, 3kr Rose, 9kr Bister (15-16, 20; Michel 14a, 15, 17)GERMAN STATES, Bavaria, 1867, 1kr Yellow Green, 3kr Rose, 9kr Bister (15-16, 20; Michel 14a, 15, 17). Two singles of 1kr, each with large margins to clear, all tied by fancy "302" circular handstamp with Obernburg datestamp on 1868 cover to Philadelphia Pa., "Franco" handstamp, Aschaffenburg transit and Philadelphia arrival datestamps, Very Fine, a pretty three-color franking rarely seen with four-margin stamps, signed Brettl

E. 400-500
650
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342
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 342, German StatesGERMAN STATES, Bremen, 1861, 10gr Black, Serpentine Roulettes (7; Michel 8), GERMAN STATES, Bremen, 1861, 10gr Black, Serpentine Roulettes (7; Michel 8)GERMAN STATES, Bremen, 1861, 10gr Black, Serpentine Roulettes (7; Michel 8). Well-centered with roulettes all around, tied by well-struck Bremen boxed datestamp on 1863 folded letter to New York, red "Paid" in oval and "10" handstamps, cover missing side flap, otherwise Very Fine, rare in this choice condition, signed Pfenninger and with 1993 Buhler certificate, Scott Retail on cover $2,800.00

E. 750-1,000
1,700
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343
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 343, German StatesGERMAN STATES, Hanover, 1851-55, -1/15th Black on Gray Blue (5; Michel 11), GERMAN STATES, Hanover, 1851-55, -1/15th Black on Gray Blue (5; Michel 11)GERMAN STATES, Hanover, 1851-55, -1/15th Black on Gray Blue (5; Michel 11). Huge ornate sheet margin at left, other sides large to barely touching outer frameline at top right, tied by blue boxed "Alfeld 26 Nov." datestamp with additional strike at top right on 1856 folded letter to Milwaukee Wis., manuscript "By the Steamer per Bremen" directive, red "Paid" in oval and "10" handstamps, the latter also tying stamp, Bremen and New York transit datestamps, Very Fine, this issue is incredibly rare with the sheet margin used on cover

E. 500-750
1,900
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344
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 344, German StatesGERMAN STATES, Hanover, 1864, -1/2g Black, 3g Brown (26, 29; Michel 22, 25), GERMAN STATES, Hanover, 1864, -1/2g Black, 3g Brown (26, 29; Michel 22, 25)GERMAN STATES, Hanover, 1864, -1/2g Black, 3g Brown (26, 29; Michel 22, 25). Mostly large margins, just touching outer frameline of -1/2g at top left, 3g with sheet margin at bottom, used on uprated 3g entire and cancelled by blue "Melle 11 Marz" boxed datestamp to San Francisco Cal., manuscript "via Bremen" directive, red "Paid 10" in oval handstamp, Bremen and New York transit datestamps, the latter tying stamps, -1/2g with minor gum toning at bottom, otherwise Very Fine

E. 300-400
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345
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 345, German StatesGERMAN STATES, Oldenburg, 1862, -1/2g Orange, 2g Ultramarine, 3g Bister (17, 19-20; Michel 16Aa, 18A-19A), GERMAN STATES, Oldenburg, 1862, -1/2g Orange, 2g Ultramarine, 3g Bister (17, 19-20; Michel 16Aa, 18A-19A)GERMAN STATES, Oldenburg, 1862, -1/2g Orange, 2g Ultramarine, 3g Bister (17, 19-20; Michel 16Aa, 18A-19A). Cancelled or tied by blue "Elsfleth 7/2" boxed datestamps with additional strike at right on 1867 folded letter to New York, manuscript "via Bremen" directive, red "Paid 10" in oval handstamp, transit backstamps, horizontal file fold affects -1/2g, otherwise Very Fine and rare three-color franking, ex Dr. Marx, signed Kruschel and with 1989 Brettl certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
1,200
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346
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 346, German StatesGERMAN STATES, Prussia, 1850, -1/2sg Red Orange, 3sg Black on Yellow (2, 5; Michel 1, 4a), GERMAN STATES, Prussia, 1850, -1/2sg Red Orange, 3sg Black on Yellow (2, 5; Michel 1, 4a)GERMAN STATES, Prussia, 1850, -1/2sg Red Orange, 3sg Black on Yellow (2, 5; Michel 1, 4a). Horizontal pair of 3sg, -1/2sg with sheet margin at bottom, each with large to full margins, tied by "517" four-ring target cancels with boxed "Gorlitz 28/11" datestamp on blue 1858 folded letter to New York, manuscript "via Hamburg" directive, "Franco" and red "10" handstamps, Hamburg transit and "N. York Hamb. Pkt. Paid Dec. 24" credit datestamp

VERY FINE. AN ESPECIALLY CHOICE FULLY PAID COVER FROM PRUSSIA TO NEW YORK.

The Prussia first issue stamps are especially difficult to find with large to full margins as the stamps were so closely spaced together.

E. 2,000-3,000
1,500
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347
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 347, German StatesGERMAN STATES, Prussia, 3sg Yellow Entire (Michel 19A), GERMAN STATES, Prussia, 3sg Yellow Entire (Michel 19A)GERMAN STATES, Prussia, 3sg Yellow Entire (Michel 19A). Indicia cancelled by perfectly struck red serrated boxed "Recomandirt" handstamp with boxed "Bromberg 6 9" (1860) datestamps at right and sent registered to De Kalb Mo., "Franco" and red "Charge" handstamps, Hamburg and New York transit datestamps, cover with professionally repaired tear at top and top right corner

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. A STUNNING USE OF THE 3-SILBERGROSCHEN ENTIRE SENT REGISTERED TO A SMALL TOWN IN MISSOURI.

Interestingly, the entire only partially paid the rate. The additional 9sg was paid separately in cash as noted on the cover. This is also a remarkable destination use. De Kalb, Missouri, in 1860, had a population of only 308. The addressee, Hiram Roberts, was one of the original settlers to this town in 1836 (one year before the county was open for settlement). The county was originally named Roberts County, after him, before changing to Buchanan County (after James Buchanan, then a U.S. Senator and later President) in 1839.

With 1993 Brettl certificate.

E. 3,000-4,000
1,700
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348
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 348, German StatesGERMAN STATES, Prussia, 1861, 6pf Orange, 1sg Rose (16-17; Michel 15a-16a), GERMAN STATES, Prussia, 1861, 6pf Orange, 1sg Rose (16-17; Michel 15a-16a)GERMAN STATES, Prussia, 1861, 6pf Orange, 1sg Rose (16-17; Michel 15a-16a). Horizontal strip of five of 1sg, used on uprated 1sg entire, all tied by blue "Berlin 11 5 66" double-circle datestamps with additional strike at right and addressed to Hoboken N.J., manuscript "via Hamburg!" directive, "Franco" handstamp, Hamburg and New York transit datestamps, 6pf with minor oxidizing, entire with couple minor nicks along top, still Very Fine and attractive use

E. 400-500
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349
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 349, German StatesGERMAN STATES, Thurn & Taxis, Northern District, 1859, 5sgr Lilac (13; Michel 18), GERMAN STATES, Thurn & Taxis, Northern District, 1859, 5sgr Lilac (13; Michel 18)GERMAN STATES, Thurn & Taxis, Northern District, 1859, 5sgr Lilac (13; Michel 18). Two singles, used with 1865, 2sgr Blue (25; Michel 39), all tied by "234" four-ring target cancels with bold "Jena 30/12" circular datestamp on petite cover to Walden N.Y., manuscript "via Liverpool, England" directive, red Aachen and New York transit datestamps, accompanied by original enclosure, Very Fine, a colorful and beautiful cover

E. 400-500
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350
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 350, German StatesGERMAN STATES, Thurn & Taxis, Southern District, 1852, 9kr Black on Brownish Yellow (46; Michel 10), GERMAN STATES, Thurn & Taxis, Southern District, 1852, 9kr Black on Brownish Yellow (46; Michel 10)GERMAN STATES, Thurn & Taxis, Southern District, 1852, 9kr Black on Brownish Yellow (46; Michel 10). Horizontal strip of seven, mostly full margins except just touching at bottom, and strip of three, large margins to touching at top, used with 1852, 1kr Black on Light Green, 3kr Black on Dark Blue (42, 44; Michel 7, 8), all tied by "100" four-ring target cancels with "Budingen 29 3 1857" circular datestamp on blue folded cover to Ebenezer Society at Ebenezer ("near Buffalo") New York, Budingen cds, red "P." in circle handstamp, red London and New York transit datestamps, small piece of backflap missing

VERY FINE. A SPECTACULAR AND BEAUTIFUL THREE-COLOR FRANKING TO THE UNITED STATES. A LOVELY SHOWPIECE COVER.

Ex Schuh.

E. 3,000-4,000
4,250
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351
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 351, German StatesGERMAN STATES, Thurn & Taxis, Southern District, 1859, 1kr Green, 3kr Blue, 6kr Rose, 9kr Yellow, 15kr Lilac (47-51; Michel 20-24), GERMAN STATES, Thurn & Taxis, Southern District, 1859, 1kr Green, 3kr Blue, 6kr Rose, 9kr Yellow, 15kr Lilac (47-51; Michel 20-24)GERMAN STATES, Thurn & Taxis, Southern District, 1859, 1kr Green, 3kr Blue, 6kr Rose, 9kr Yellow, 15kr Lilac (47-51; Michel 20-24). Two examples of 1kr, 3kr and 9kr, singles of 6kr and 15kr, all with margins to touching, all overlapped and tied by multiple strikes of "218" four-ring target cancel with "Homburg 7 Aug. 1861" double-circle datestamp on small cover to New York, manuscript "per next mail Steamer via Liverpool" directive, Mainz, Frankfurt and Aachen transit and New York arrival datestamps, the latter also tying two stamps, one 9kr and 15kr with faults from placement on cover, otherwise Fine, an outstanding five-color franking with incredible eye-appeal

E. 1,000-1,500
1,700
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352
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 352, German StatesGERMAN STATES, Thurn & Taxis, Southern District, 1859, 1kr Green, 30kr Orange (47, 52; Michel 20, 25), GERMAN STATES, Thurn & Taxis, Southern District, 1859, 1kr Green, 30kr Orange (47, 52; Michel 20, 25)GERMAN STATES, Thurn & Taxis, Southern District, 1859, 1kr Green, 30kr Orange (47, 52; Michel 20, 25). Two 1kr singles, used with 1862, 9kr Bister (55; Michel 34), each with large margins to just touching, all tied by "220" four-ring target cancels with "Frankfurt A.M. Bahnhof 16 Apr. 1864" circular datestamp on folded letter to Ebenezer N.Y., manuscript "via Ostende & Liverpool per closed Prussian mail" directive, Mainz, Aachen and New York transit datestamps, 30kr with light oxidizing, still Fine and handsome cover, with 1967 Pfenninger certificate

E. 750-1,000
950
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353
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 353, German StatesGERMAN STATES, Thurn & Taxis, Southern District, 1859, 1kr Green, 30kr Orange (47, 52; Michel 20, 25), GERMAN STATES, Thurn & Taxis, Southern District, 1859, 1kr Green, 30kr Orange (47, 52; Michel 20, 25)GERMAN STATES, Thurn & Taxis, Southern District, 1859, 1kr Green, 30kr Orange (47, 52; Michel 20, 25). Two 1kr singles, margins to touching, 30kr with large sheet margin at right, used with 1862, 9kr Bister (55; Michel 34), large margins and affixed over 30kr sheet margin, all tied by "104" four-ring target cancels with "Darmstadt 12 Jun. 1862" double-circle datestamp on cover to Canal Fulton, Ohio, Mainz, Aachen and Boston transit datestamps, cover with light overall wear and 30kr with slight rubbing, still a Fine and rare use

E. 500-750
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354
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 354, German StatesGERMAN STATES, Thurn & Taxis, Southern District, 1859, 15kr Lilac, 30kr Orange (51-52; Michel 24-25), GERMAN STATES, Thurn & Taxis, Southern District, 1859, 15kr Lilac, 30kr Orange (51-52; Michel 24-25)GERMAN STATES, Thurn & Taxis, Southern District, 1859, 15kr Lilac, 30kr Orange (51-52; Michel 24-25). Large margins to touching, tied by "220" four-ring target cancel with "Frankfurt A.M. Bahnhof 2/7" circular datestamp on ca. 1860s blue folded cover to Ebenezer N.Y., manuscript "via Ostende & Liverpool per Prussian closed mail" directive, Coblen and Aachen transit datestamps, red "Portland Me. Am. Pkt. 30 Paid Jul. 18" datestamp, Very Fine, quite scarce routing via Prussian Closed Mail thru Portland, Maine

E. 1,000-1,500
550
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355
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 355, German StatesGERMAN STATES, Thurn & Taxis, Southern District, 1859, 15kr Lilac (51; Michel 24), GERMAN STATES, Thurn & Taxis, Southern District, 1859, 15kr Lilac (51; Michel 24)GERMAN STATES, Thurn & Taxis, Southern District, 1859, 15kr Lilac (51; Michel 24). Large margins to touching on two sides, used with 1866, 6kr Blue, Rouletted in Colored Lines (62; Michel 53) on uprated 1kr entire (oxidized), stamps tied by "220" four-ring target cancel with "Frankfurt A.M. Bahnhof 22/2" (1866) circular datestamp and addressed to New York, red "Paid 10" in oval handstamp, Bremen transit backstamp, entire with small toned spots and 6kr with pulled perf at top left, still a Fine and scarce uprated entire which is likely unique to an overseas destination, with 1993 Helbig certificate

E. 750-1,000
1,700
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356
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 356, German StatesGERMAN STATES, Wurttemberg, 1851-52, 1kr Black on Buff, 3kr Black on Yellow, 18kr Black on Dull Violet (1-2, 6; Michel 1a, 2a, 5), GERMAN STATES, Wurttemberg, 1851-52, 1kr Black on Buff, 3kr Black on Yellow, 18kr Black on Dull Violet (1-2, 6; Michel 1a, 2a, 5)GERMAN STATES, Wurttemberg, 1851-52, 1kr Black on Buff, 3kr Black on Yellow, 18kr Black on Dull Violet (1-2, 6; Michel 1a, 2a, 5). Vertical pair of 18kr, with large to ample margins, just touching 3kr at bottom, all tied by "Goppengen 17 Mar 1854" double-circle datestamps with additional strike at left on folded letter to Indianapolis Ind., "PD" in oval handstamp, Strasbourg and New York transit datestamps, 3kr with small natural inclusion at top (certificate notes "kein Mangel" or not a defect)

EXTREMELY FINE. A REMARKABLE THREE-COLOR FRANKING WITH AN 18-KREUZER PAIR TO THE UNITED STATES.

Interestingly, had this cover gone via the Prussian Closed Mail, the cost would have been slightly cheaper than having gone via France and England. With 1993 Brettl certificate.

E. 2,000-3,000
3,500
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357
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 357, German StatesGERMAN STATES, Wurttemberg, 1851-52, 3kr Black on Yellow, 6kr Black on Yellow Green, 18kr Black on Dull Violet (2, 4, 6; Michel 2aV, 3b, 5), GERMAN STATES, Wurttemberg, 1851-52, 3kr Black on Yellow, 6kr Black on Yellow Green, 18kr Black on Dull Violet (2, 4, 6; Michel 2aV, 3b, 5)GERMAN STATES, Wurttemberg, 1851-52, 3kr Black on Yellow, 6kr Black on Yellow Green, 18kr Black on Dull Violet (2, 4, 6; Michel 2aV, 3b, 5). 3kr Ty. V, 6kr Ty. III, two singles of 18kr, Ty. I and II, all with large to full margins and tied by "Goppingen 11 Mar. 1856" double-circle datestamps with additional strike at bottom left on large part of folded invoice to New York (missing top flap), Aachen transit and New York arrival datestamps, 3kr and 6kr with additional manuscript markings from cover which extend to stamps, 18kr singles removed, repaired and replaced in original position, cover with few vertical file folds which affect 3kr and 18kr stamps, still a Fine appearing and rare cover, with 1997 Irtenkauf certificate

E. 500-750
550
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358
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 358, German StatesGERMAN STATES, Wurttemberg, 1857, 3kr Yellow Orange, 6kr Green, 18kr Blue (9-10, 12 var; Michel 7-8, 10b), GERMAN STATES, Wurttemberg, 1857, 3kr Yellow Orange, 6kr Green, 18kr Blue (9-10, 12 var; Michel 7-8, 10b)GERMAN STATES, Wurttemberg, 1857, 3kr Yellow Orange, 6kr Green, 18kr Blue (9-10, 12 var; Michel 7-8, 10b). Mostly large to ample margins, just touching on 18kr (typical of this Michel-listed shade), tied by "Stuttgart 8 Aug. 1859" double-circle datestamps with additional strike at bottom left on mourning cover to New York, red "PD" in oval and boxed "Br. Service" handstamps, Paris transit and New York arrival datestamps, 18kr with additional small plate flaw on top right "18" (unlisted in Michel)

VERY FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE THREE-COLOR FRANKING USING THE 18-KREUZER IN THE SCARCE MICHEL-LISTED BLUE SHADE.

From the Livingston correspondence. With 1995 Thoma certificate.

E. 1,500-2,000
1,600
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359
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 359, German StatesGERMAN STATES, Wurttemberg, 1863, 1kr Yellow Green, 3kr Rose, 18kr Orange (34, 36, 40; Michel 25a, 26a, 29), GERMAN STATES, Wurttemberg, 1863, 1kr Yellow Green, 3kr Rose, 18kr Orange (34, 36, 40; Michel 25a, 26a, 29)GERMAN STATES, Wurttemberg, 1863, 1kr Yellow Green, 3kr Rose, 18kr Orange (34, 36, 40; Michel 25a, 26a, 29). Tied by neatly struck "Stuttgart 14 Sep. 1864" double-circle datestamps with additional strike at left on cover to Chicago Ill., red "PD" in oval handstamp, Frankfurt, Bremen and New York transit datestamps, certificate notes 1kr and 3kr with usual small blemishes and short perfs on 3kr, none of which would be worthy of calling under any circumstance, still Very Fine and pretty three-color franking, with 1987 Thoma certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
1,200
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360
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 360, German StatesGERMAN STATES, North German Confederation, 1869, 1gr Rose, 2gr Gray Blue, 5gr Bister (16-18; Michel 16-18), GERMAN STATES, North German Confederation, 1869, 1gr Rose, 2gr Gray Blue, 5gr Bister (16-18; Michel 16-18)GERMAN STATES, North German Confederation, 1869, 1gr Rose, 2gr Gray Blue, 5gr Bister (16-18; Michel 16-18). Tied by "Bremen 17/7 69" circular datestamps with additional strike beside on blue folded cover to New York, "Franco" handstamp, red New York arrival datestamp, Extremely Fine, rarely seen in this superb quality, from the Unkart correspondence

E. 400-500
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361
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German States Cover Balance. Eight covers to the United States, two Bavaria incl. one with 1862 12kr Yellow Green on three-color franking and 1862 18kr Vermilion Red, Hamburg, two North German Confederation, two Saxony three-color frankings, and German Offices in China, small faults, still Fine or better

E. 1,000-1,500
1,500
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