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

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

Category — Germany thru Iceland

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
362
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 362, Germany thru IcelandGERMANY, 1872, -1/4gr Violet, -1/3gr Green, 2gr Ultramarine (1-2, 5; Michel 1-2, 5), GERMANY, 1872, -1/4gr Violet, -1/3gr Green, 2gr Ultramarine (1-2, 5; Michel 1-2, 5)GERMANY, 1872, -1/4gr Violet, -1/3gr Green, 2gr Ultramarine (1-2, 5; Michel 1-2, 5). Tied by "Gotha 4/7 II Leinefelde" three-line datestamps on 1872 cover to the Post Quartermaster of the 3rd U.S. Artillery in Savannah Ga., manuscript "via Bremen" directive, "Franco" handstamp, red New York transit datestamp, 2gr with minor traces of surface staining, still a Fine and scarce first issue transatlantic cover

E. 500-750
250
363
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 363, Germany thru IcelandGERMANY, 1872, 2kr Orange, 7kr Ultramarine (8, 10; Michel 8, 10), GERMANY, 1872, 2kr Orange, 7kr Ultramarine (8, 10; Michel 8, 10)GERMANY, 1872, 2kr Orange, 7kr Ultramarine (8, 10; Michel 8, 10). Tied by perfectly struck "Heidelberg 22/7 72" circular datestamps with additional strike at center of all-over "Hotel de Russie" advertising cover with picture of hotel at center to Bangor Me., red "Franco" handstamp, New York transit datestamp, cover has been slightly repaired for aesthetic purposes, the 2kr was the faintest trace of a wrinkle called on the certificate which is nearly undetectable, Extremely Fine appearance, a beautiful cover, with 1986 Sommer certificate

E. 400-500
250
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364
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 364, Germany thru IcelandGERMANY, 1889, 10pf Carmine (48; Michel 47), GERMANY, 1889, 10pf Carmine (48; Michel 47)GERMANY, 1889, 10pf Carmine (48; Michel 47). Horizontal pair, tied by perfectly struck "Kiel-Flensburg Bahnpost, Zug 8, 23 3 92" oval T.P.O. datestamp on cover to Captain Jacobsen of the Bark "Nordenskiold" in Barbados, care of the Norwegian Swedish Consulate, then forwarded to Savannah Ga., red manuscript "London" crossed out and "deserted written, violet boxed "Parti, Gone Away" handstamp on reverse, cover eventually returned with boxed "Retour" handstamp, various transit and arrival datestamps incl. London, Barbados, New York, Savannah and Eckernfoerde, Very Fine, a fascinating cover unsuccessfully "chasing" this ship captain around the world

E. 300-400
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365
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 365, Germany thru IcelandGERMANY, Offices in China, 1889, 20pf Blue (49c), GERMANY, Offices in China, 1889, 20pf Blue (49c)GERMANY, Offices in China, 1889, 20pf Blue (49c). Vertical pair with selvage at bottom, tied by "Tientsin, Kaiserl. Deutsche Postagentur, 10/4 94" circular datestamp on registered cover to Boston Mass., violet "Astor House Hotel" handstamp at top left, registry label at top center, I.J.P.O. Shanghai and Yokohama datestamps, violet San Francisco transit and Boston arrival backstamps, Very Fine, a scarce and attractive German forerunner cover from Tientsin

E. 750-1,000
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366
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 366, Germany thru IcelandGERMANY, 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. 1,000-1,500
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367
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 367, Germany thru IcelandGERMANY, Offices in Turkey, 1889, 1-1/4pi on 25pf Orange (11; Michel 9), GERMANY, Offices in Turkey, 1889, 1-1/4pi on 25pf Orange (11; Michel 9)GERMANY, Offices in Turkey, 1889, 1-1/4pi on 25pf Orange (11; Michel 9). Used with 10pa and 20pa (8-9; Michel 6-7), tied by "Constantinopel, Deutsche Post, 20/1/93" circular datestamps on registered cover to Lamar Miss., registry label also tied by datestamp, New York transit backstamp, cover with "Banque Imperiale Ottomane" imprint on backflap, Very Fine and attractive cover, ex "Fast"

E. 300-400
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368
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 368, Germany thru IcelandCAMEROUN, 1897, 20pf Ultramarine (4; Michel 4), CAMEROUN, 1897, 20pf Ultramarine (4; Michel 4)CAMEROUN, 1897, 20pf Ultramarine (4; Michel 4). Vertical pair, tied by well-struck "Kriba 30/5 00" circular datestamps on cover to New York, Liverpool transit and New York arrival datestamps, light file fold not affecting stamps, Very Fine

E. 300-400
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369
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 369, Germany thru IcelandGERMAN EAST AFRICA, 1900, 15p Orange & Black on Salmon (15; Michel 15), GERMAN EAST AFRICA, 1900, 15p Orange & Black on Salmon (15; Michel 15)GERMAN EAST AFRICA, 1900, 15p Orange & Black on Salmon (15; Michel 15). Used on uprated registered 5p postal card and tied by "Tabora 7/6 04 circular datestamps to Hoboken N.J., Tabora registry label at bottom left, Dar-es-Salaam and New York transit datestamps, Hoboken arrival, Very Fine

E. 300-400
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370
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 370, Germany thru IcelandGREECE, 1868, 10l Pale Orange on Bluish, 20l Pale Blue on Bluish, 80l Rose Carmine on Pale Rose, Athens Printing (26-27, 29), GREECE, 1868, 10l Pale Orange on Bluish, 20l Pale Blue on Bluish, 80l Rose Carmine on Pale Rose, Athens Printing (26-27, 29)GREECE, 1868, 10l Pale Orange on Bluish, 20l Pale Blue on Bluish, 80l Rose Carmine on Pale Rose, Athens Printing (26-27, 29). Large to full margins except 10l touching at top, tied by dotted "1" diamond cancel with Athens 1872 double-circle datestamp on cover to Cambridge Mass., red boxed "Franco" and "PD" handstamps, Trieste and New York transit datestamps, Fine

E. 300-400
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371
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Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 371, Germany thru IcelandGREECE, 1876, 30l Brown on Yellowish, Paris Printing (49a), GREECE, 1876, 30l Brown on Yellowish, Paris Printing (49a)GREECE, 1876, 30l Brown on Yellowish, Paris Printing (49a). Large to full margins, tied by Athens Jun. 28, 1876 double-circle datestamp with additional strike at left on petite cover to Pennington N.J., Vienna and New York transit datestamps, Very Fine, a rare cover with only a few examples of this shade known on cover, with 1988 Holcombe certificate, Scott Retail on cover $950.00

E. 300-400
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372
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 372, Germany thru IcelandICELAND, 1876, 10a Carmine (11; Facit 12), ICELAND, 1876, 10a Carmine (11; Facit 12)ICELAND, 1876, 10a Carmine (11; Facit 12). Horizontal pair, tied by clear "Reykjavik 6/2" circular datestamps on cover to San Francisco, manuscript "via Granton" directive, Edinburgh and New York transit and San Francisco arrival backstamps, Very Fine, a surprisingly scarce stamp to find on cover

E. 400-500
325
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373
c
Sale Number 1204, Lot Number 373, Germany thru IcelandICELAND, 1884-86, 3a Orange, 5a Green, 16a Brown (12, 15-16; Facit 8b, 10b, 13c), ICELAND, 1884-86, 3a Orange, 5a Green, 16a Brown (12, 15-16; Facit 8b, 10b, 13c)ICELAND, 1884-86, 3a Orange, 5a Green, 16a Brown (12, 15-16; Facit 8b, 10b, 13c). Neatly aligned and tied by "Reykjavik 25.10.98" double-circle datestamps on pretty cover to Winfield N.Y., Edinburgh and New York transit and Winfield Junction arrival backstamps, Very Fine, scarce issue to find on cover, especially as a three-color franking, with 1999 Nielsen certificate

E. 500-750
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