Sale 1259 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 21-23 June, 2022

Category — Germany & Colonies

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
4931
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Sale 1259, Lot 4931, Germany & ColoniesGERMANY, 1930, 2m, 4m South America Flight, Air Post (C38-C39; Michel 438-439). Mint N.H., excellent centering, fresh colors, Very Fine pair, 2m signed Peschl BPP, Scott $2,650.00, Michel €3,500, from the Porter W. Venn II Estate

E. 750-1,000
1,400
4932
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Sale 1259, Lot 4932, Germany & ColoniesGERMANY, 1931, 1m-4m Polar Flight, Air Post (C40-C42; Michel 456-458). Mint N.H., wonderfully bright and fresh, particularly well-centered, Very Fine and choice, a choice Mint N.H. set of this desirable issue which is not often found in this superb condition, Scott $3,250.00, Michel €4,300, from the Porter W. Venn II Estate

E. 1,000-1,500
1,600
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4933
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Sale 1259, Lot 4933, Germany & ColoniesGERMANY, 1933, 1m-4m Chicago Flight Zeppelins, Air Post (C43-C45; Michel 496-498). 1m original gum, lightly hinged, 2m-4m Mint N.H., wonderfully vibrant colors on pristine paper, choice centering, Very Fine and choice, Scott $1,270.00, from the Porter W. Venn II Estate

E. 400-500
325
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4934
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Sale 1259, Lot 4934, Germany & ColoniesGERMANY, 1938, 25pf and 50pf Zeppelin, Black Photographic Proofs (C59P-60P; Michel 669P-670P). Three proofs, both values in virtually the same design as issued, and a 25pf in unapproved design, each mounted on 4 x 5" black card, Very Fine collateral material to an Air Post or Zeppelin collection

E. 400-500
2,200
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4935
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Sale 1259, Lot 4935, Germany & ColoniesGERMANY, French Occupation of Baden, 1949, 30pf Dark Blue, Type II (5N41a; Michel 46II; Yvert 46a). Mint N.H., exceedingly fresh, Very Fine, signed Wittmann BPP and with 1997 Schlegel certificate, Scott $500.00, Michel €650, Yvert €875

E. 200-300
275
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4936
 
Sale 1259, Lot 4936, Germany & ColoniesWURTTEMBERG, French Occupation, 1949, Red Cross Souvenir Sheet of Four (8NB1; Michel Block 1I). Cancelled by Ebingen 23.8.49 circular datestamp on large postcard, along with 2pf Postal Tax stamp, Very Fine, with 2021 Schelgel certificate, catalogue values are for the used souvenir sheet, Scott $1,200.00, Michel €1,800.00

E. 300-400
350
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4937
 
Sale 1259, Lot 4937, Germany & ColoniesGERMANY, Berlin, 1949, Currency Victims Souvenir Sheet (9NB3a; Michel Block 1). Cancelled by "Berlin NW 40 Maikundgebung Frieden in Freiheit 1. May 1951" circular datestamps, still with original gum, bright colors, Very Fine and scarce cancelled, with 2021 Schlegel certificate, Scott $1,400.00, Michel €2,200

E. 400-500
425
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4938
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Sale 1259, Lot 4938, Germany & ColoniesGERMANY, Offices in Turkish Empire, 1900, 25pi on 5m Slate & Carmine, Type I, Red and/or White Retouched (24d; Michel 23III). Used with 15pi on 3m Black Violet (23; Michel 22II), tied by multiple strikes of "Beirut, Deutsche Post, 21/3 02" circular datestamps on registered cover to Leipzig, arrival backstamp, Very Fine and choice cover used in Beirut, signed Bothe BPP

E. 400-500
400
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4939
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Sale 1259, Lot 4939, Germany & ColoniesGERMANY, Offices in Turkish Empire, 1906-12, 25pi on 5m Slate & Carmine (54; Michel 47a). Tied by two well-struck "Beirut, Deutsche Post, 20/2 07" circular datestamps on registered cover to Jaffa, Palestine, arrival backstamp, Very Fine and choice, scarce use from Beirut, signed Bloch

E. 200-300
275
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4940
 
Sale 1259, Lot 4940, Germany & ColoniesCAMEROUN, 1900, 3pf Brown (7; Michel 7). Cancelled by crisp and nearly complete Ikelemba 14.8.14 circular datestamp, well-centered, rich color, Very Fine, Ikelemba is one of the rarest cancels of Cameroun, with 1997 Steuer certificate

E. 300-400
450
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4941
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Sale 1259, Lot 4941, Germany & ColoniesKIAUCHAU, 1901, 5pf Green Postal Card (Michel P1). Cancelled by Tsangkou Kiauchau 11.1.05 (incorrect month, should be 11.2.05), and Litsun Kiautschou double ring postmark alongside, local use, with 11.2.05 receiver, Very Fine, the Listun postmark, used in conjunction with the Tsangkou cancel, is quite scarce, signed Mansfield and Bothe, with 2005 Jaschke-Lantelme certificate

E. 200-300
375
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4942
 
Sale 1259, Lot 4942, Germany & ColoniesMARIANA ISLANDS, 1899, 3pf Light Brown, 48 Degree Overprint (11a; Michel 1I). Tied on piece by Saipan 31/12 99 circular datestamp, with Saipan 1/1 oo (99 cut down) alongside, stamp is well-centered and fresh, Very Fine, the 3pf First Printing is rare with a properly expertized cancel used in the proper period (Michel Sorte I), with 2006 Steuer certificate, Scott $1,800.00, Michel €2,400

E. 500-750
425
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