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Sale 1220 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Thursday, 21 May, 2020

Category — Germany and Offices

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
295
c
Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 295, Germany and OfficesGERMAN 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. 2,000-3,000
1,900
296
 
Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 296, Germany and OfficesGERMANY, 1923, 800th on 500m Light Green (267; Michel 307), GERMANY, 1923, 800th on 500m Light Green (267; Michel 307)GERMANY, 1923, 800th on 500m Light Green (267; Michel 307). Welzow 18.10.23 circular datestamp, bright color, Very Fine, a very rare stamp to find certified as postally used within the proper period, one of the key stamps of the inflation issues, with 2000 Oechsner certificate, Scott $1,500.00, Michel €2,000

E. 400-500
550
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297
nhbl
Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 297, Germany and OfficesGERMANY, 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 left corner selvage blocks of four, with value numbers in the selvage, remarkably fresh, with brilliant colors and pristine gum, Very Fine and choice, an especially desirable set of blocks, catalogue values as singles, Scott $3,600.00, Michel €4,800

E. 750-1,000
850
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298
nhbl
Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 298, Germany and OfficesGERMANY, 1931, 1m-4m Polar Flight (C40-C42; Michel 456-458), GERMANY, 1931, 1m-4m Polar Flight (C40-C42; Michel 456-458)GERMANY, 1931, 1m-4m Polar Flight (C40-C42; Michel 456-458). Left selvage blocks of four (4m is bottom left corner selvage block), Mint N.H. except one 2m stamp with a faint trace of hinging, bright and fresh

VERY FINE AND HANDSOME SET OF SELVAGE BLOCKS OF THE 1931 POLAR FLIGHT ZEPPELIN STAMPS.

Catalogue values as singles. Scott $12,120.00. Michel €16,020

E. 3,000-4,000
3,500
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299
 
Germany Mostly Used Collection. 1868-1945, in two Lindner hingeless albums, start off with North German Confederation including 1869 18kr (genuine cancel but repaired per Sismondo certificate), Germany proper is well-filled and generally lacking only the rarities, the inflation period is noteworthy because nearly all of the better stamps are signed Infla-Berlin and two have certificates, all of the souvenir sheets present (first two unused, and with another IPOSTA sheet on cover), Air Post including all of the Zeppelin stamps, also some revenues and a few Occupation stamps, vast majority of stamps are Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
2,700
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300
og
Germany Comprehensive Booklet Collection. 1910-1940s, just about complete with one of every major Michel number from HB1 to HB122, a few early with HAN numbers (including no. HB18), a couple better complete booklets, including the rare MH16 (catalogues €9,000, tiny nick at top), many Mint N.H., a few small faults, mostly Fine-Very Fine, Michel value should exceed €40,000

E. 4,000-5,000
4,500
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301
Sbl
Germany, WWII Feldpost Collection. Eighteen unused or used singles, Michel No. 6 with small part of cancel (Mogler certificate states genuine stamp but cancel not verifiable), No. 7B (lightly hinged), a few multiples including blocks of four of Michel Nos. 9 (few small toned spots, signed Diena) and 10bI (signed Mogler), much of the value in covers, with overprinted stamps, including Nos. 7A (signed Bloch, Pickenpack certificate), 8B (two, one with Pickenpack certificate, other an unusual late use with Petry certificate), and several covers with unoverprinted stamps, better items signed or with certificates from BPP experts, many of the unused stamps Mint N.H., majority Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
1,700
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302
 
Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 302, Germany and OfficesGERMANY, Offices in China, 1900, 5pf on 10pf Carmine, 56 Degree Overprint (16; Michel 7II), GERMANY, Offices in China, 1900, 5pf on 10pf Carmine, 56 Degree Overprint (16; Michel 7II)GERMANY, Offices in China, 1900, 5pf on 10pf Carmine, 56 Degree Overprint (16; Michel 7II). Tied on small piece by Foochow Apr. 5, 1901 circular datestamp, rich color, Very Fine, signed Their and Bothe BPP, Scott $800.00, Michel €1,000

E. 300-400
250
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303
og
Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 303, Germany and OfficesGERMANY, Offices in China, 1900, 5pf on 10pf Carmine, 45 Degree Overprint (16a; Michel 7IB), GERMANY, Offices in China, 1900, 5pf on 10pf Carmine, 45 Degree Overprint (16a; Michel 7IB)GERMANY, Offices in China, 1900, 5pf on 10pf Carmine, 45 Degree Overprint (16a; Michel 7IB). With selvage at bottom, lightly hinged, bright color, Very Fine, signed Richter, Scott $650.00, Michel €800

E. 200-300
250
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304
S
Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 304, Germany and OfficesGERMANY, Offices in China, 1901, 3pf-5m Overprints, "Specimen" Overprint (Michel 15SP-26SP, 27IIISP), GERMANY, Offices in China, 1901, 3pf-5m Overprints, "Specimen" Overprint (Michel 15SP-26SP, 27IIISP)GERMANY, Offices in China, 1901, 3pf-5m Overprints, "Specimen" Overprint (Michel 15SP-26SP, 27IIISP). Mint N.H. complete set of thirteen values, 5m Ty. III, fresh colors

VERY FINE SET OF THE 1901 ISSUE WITH "SPECIMEN" OVERPRINT, ESPECIALLY DESIRABLE IN MINT NEVER-HINGED CONDITION.

40pf and 1m-5m signed Bothe BPP. Michel €5,600

E. 1,500-2,000
1,700
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305
og
Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 305, Germany and OfficesGERMANY, 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.

Signed Bothe BPP. With 2020 Jaschke-Lantelme certificate. Scott $4,750.00. Michel €6,000

E. 1,500-2,000
2,400
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306
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Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 306, Germany and OfficesGERMANY, Offices in China, 1900, 50pf Purple & Black on Salmon, Tientsin Handstamp (22; Michel 13), GERMANY, Offices in China, 1900, 50pf Purple & Black on Salmon, Tientsin Handstamp (22; Michel 13)GERMANY, Offices in China, 1900, 50pf Purple & Black on Salmon, Tientsin Handstamp (22; Michel 13). Slightly redistributed original gum, exceptionally well-centered, bold colors

EXTREMELY FINE UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 50-PFENNINGS TIENTISIN PROVISIONAL HANDSTAMP. THE RAREST OF THE TIENTSIN PROVISIONAL HANDSTAMPS IN UNUSED CONDITION.

This is the first example we have offered since keeping computerized records. Signed Mohrmann and Bothe. With 2020 Jaschke-Lantelme certificate. Scott $16,000.00. Michel €20,000

E. 3,000-4,000
7,000
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307
og
Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 307, Germany and OfficesGERMANY, Offices in China, 1900, 80pf Lake & Black on Rose, Tientsin Handstamp (23; Michel 14), GERMANY, Offices in China, 1900, 80pf Lake & Black on Rose, Tientsin Handstamp (23; Michel 14)GERMANY, Offices in China, 1900, 80pf Lake & Black on Rose, Tientsin Handstamp (23; Michel 14). Original gum, h.r., bold colors on bright paper, wonderfully well-centered

VERY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 80-PFENNINGS TIENTSIN PROVISIONAL HANDSTAMP.

Signed Kosack. With 2020 Jaschke-Lantelme certificate. Scott $4,750.00. Michel €6,000

E. 1,500-2,000
2,800
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308
og
Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 308, Germany and OfficesGERMANY, Offices in China, 1901, 3pf-5m Proof Overprints, Comma Instead of Dot on "i" (Michel VIIa- VIIn), GERMANY, Offices in China, 1901, 3pf-5m Proof Overprints, Comma Instead of Dot on "i" (Michel VIIa- VIIn)GERMANY, Offices in China, 1901, 3pf-5m Proof Overprints, Comma Instead of Dot on "i" (Michel VIIa- VIIn). Complete set of thirteen values, 3pf-80pf mostly h.r., 1m-5m Mint N.H., 2m-5m with selvage at either left or right, wonderfully fresh colors, 2m with barest trace of toned perf at bottom (not mentioned on certificate)

VERY FINE. AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE SET OF THE 1901 OVERPRINTED SET WITH THE COMMA OVER "I" VARIETY. ONLY 80 EXAMPLES OF THE MARK-VALUES WERE PRINTED.

A total of 400 examples were printed of the pfennig values and only 80 of the Mark values. This is the first set we have offered since keeping computerized records. 1m-5m with 1997 Steuer set certificate. Michel as hinged €9,500, Mint N.H. €17,000

E. 3,000-4,000
3,750
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309
og
Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 309, Germany and OfficesGERMANY, Offices in Morocco, 1900, 6p25c on 5m Slate & Carmine, Type II (19A; Michel 19II), GERMANY, Offices in Morocco, 1900, 6p25c on 5m Slate & Carmine, Type II (19A; Michel 19II)GERMANY, Offices in Morocco, 1900, 6p25c on 5m Slate & Carmine, Type II (19A; Michel 19II). H.r., near perfect centering, deep rich colors on fresh paper, Extremely Fine, a choice example of this scarce Ty. II stamp, signed Bothe, Scott $1,500.00, Michel €2,000

E. 400-500
550
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310
nh
Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 310, Germany and OfficesGERMANY, Offices in Morocco, 1903, 3c on 3pf to 1p on 80pf Unissued "Thick" Overprints (Michel 7II-15II), GERMANY, Offices in Morocco, 1903, 3c on 3pf to 1p on 80pf Unissued "Thick" Overprints (Michel 7II-15II)GERMANY, Offices in Morocco, 1903, 3c on 3pf to 1p on 80pf Unissued "Thick" Overprints (Michel 7II-15II). Mint N.H. set of the nine values printed, incl. the 5c on 5pf value which is the only value to be issued (Scott 8D), wonderfully fresh colors, well-centered throughout, Very Fine and quite rare, especially in Mint N.H. condition, with 1994 Pauligk set certificate, Michel €5,250

E. 1,000-1,500
1,000
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311
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Sale Number 1220, Lot Number 311, Germany and OfficesGERMANY, Offices in Turkish Empire, 1902, 1-1/4pi on 25pf to 4pi on 80pf Unissued Overprints (Michel I-V), GERMANY, Offices in Turkish Empire, 1902, 1-1/4pi on 25pf to 4pi on 80pf Unissued Overprints (Michel I-V)GERMANY, Offices in Turkish Empire, 1902, 1-1/4pi on 25pf to 4pi on 80pf Unissued Overprints (Michel I-V). Lightly hinged, bright colors on fresh paper, Very Fine and surprisingly scarce stamps which were printed but never issued, with 1964 Bothe and 1987 G.P.S. certificates, Michel €2,000

E. 400-500
375
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