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German Area
 
 
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Lot 623
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German Area, Plebiscites and WW1 issues. In three Safe hingeless albums with the Bulk of the value in Saar, Memel and Danzig, containing mint and used with duplicates of shades, types, varieties and interesting cancels, containing the following highlights: Allenstein: 1-28, Belgium issued under German Occupation: N1-20, France issued under German Occupation: N15-26, Danzig: 1-15, 25-30 with various color burelage and points up or down, 32, 35, 168-91, 193-97, Germany: 1N14-17 mint, Marienwerder: 24-30, 32-35, 40-53, Memel: 1-17, 50-92, C1-7, N1-114 (mostly complete), Occupation of Poland: N1-16, Occupation of Romania: mostly complete 3N1-16, 3NJ1-7, 3NRA1/8, Saar: 1-17 with several different types, 35-37 used on piece, 35-37 mint, 38-39 used on piece, 41-58, 68-83, 85-98, 120-35, 139-54, 155-71, 175-87, 188-200, B1-60, C1-8, O1-15, O16-26 with various shades, Upper Silesia: 6a and 32-42. Excellent lot of exceptional quality and high level of completion that you usually don't see outside of Germany, generally Fine to Very Fine, viewing recommended to properly evaluate.
Scott approximately $55,000 Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.
Realized $5,700.
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Lot 624
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German Area, Mint & Used Jambalaya, 1910-1920. Presented in a Schaubek album, includes mint Belgium under German Occupation N1-N9, N10-N25, Russia under German Occupation N1-N12, feldpost cards & covers, postal stationery, Poland under German Occupation N1-N5, N6-N16, Allenstein 1-14, unissued 40pf with certificate, Marienwerder 1-14, 24-25, 29-30, 32-35, Upper Silesia, Schleswig 15-28, German Occupation Stamps under Belgium Occupation 1N1-1N17, 1N18-1N24, 1N25-1N41, used Latvia Occupations, Romania Occupations, magnificent in it's breadth & depth, be sure to check her out, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $3,500 - 5,000.
Realized $2,280.
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Lot 625
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German Area, Mint & Used Collection, 1860-1945. Mounted in a Scott Specialty album, with extensive Bavaria, mint Cameroun with 7-8, 10-19, Caroline Islands 1-6, excellent Danzig including 193-199, 200-210, German East Africa has 1-5, 19-21a, German New Guinea, German South West Africa with 22-25, Kiauchau 19-22, 33-42, Marianas Islands 11-16, Marshall Islands has 1-6, 7-12, Memel, Saar, Samoa 51-56, Togo 1-6, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $2,400.
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Lot 626
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German Area, Collection, 1851-1959. Very well filled Schaubek album, mint and used; nice old German States, German Reich almost complete (including all the Zeppelin stamps 4M polar Flight NH, Wagner, etc.), French Zone almost complete, etc., very clean collection, worthy of inspection which will be a delight, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $21,600 Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $2,160.
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Lot 627
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German Area, Collection to 1950. In excellent quality in an Yvert album; strong throughout with early issues surprisingly well filled; good Offices and Colonies; regular issues, Airs, Dues, Officials, Semi-Postals, excellent for stock or to add to your collection.
Scott $21,000+ Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Realized $1,680.
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Lot 628

German Area & Switzerland, Collection, 1872-1964. In 4 Schaubek albums, with excellent run of issues including some slightly better singles; Wagner set used, German Allied Occupations, plus Soviet Zone and DDR in a separate album (largely empty, perfect for building your collection); plus a general Europe-wide album as a bonus, from the Penny Red on, a nice builder collection.
Scott $12,500 Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Unsold
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Lot 629
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German Area, Valuable Scott Album Collection. Extensive Colonies, Plebiscites, DDR, Occupations and States assembled on Scott pages; noted items include extensive Memel, very nice Saar with better mint like Scott #B16-22, B23-29, B30-36, B37-43, B44-46, B47-53, B69-73; good Occupation of Poland; solid Offices in China, Morocco and Turkey; good Mariana and Marshall Islands; excellent Berlin, including mint 9N1-20, 9N35-41, 9N61-63, 9NB1-3, 9NB4-5, plus used 9N21-34, 9NB6-7; a fair range of States and lots more, generally Fine to Very Fine, good collection of popular material; inspection invited.
Scott $14,500 Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,920.
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Lot 630
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German Area, Mint & Used Lot, 1850-1950. An incredible selection of German Offices & Colonies, Locals, varieties, States, with better such as mint B16a booklet pane, used Togo 166, nice lot of Heligoland, Cameron C.E.F. postal cards, mint German Occupation stamps, mint German Colony postal cards, Saar proofs, many still on auction sheets dated 1975 to 1978, mint French Offices in China with many 5F, well worth many times our low estimate, as sure a money maker as there is in this sale, mixed condition, but mostly Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $2,160.
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Lot 631
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German Area, Vivacious Stock, 1850-1950. In 3 loaded stockbooks with a good mix of n.h., o.g. and used; includes States; WWI and WWII German Occupations, Allied Occupations, Saar, Danzig, better used Third Reich; "Chicago" Zeppelin flight complete, several used souvenir sheets, final "Stormtrooper" set both perf and imperf (n.h.), nice German States, etc., very useful stock with some duplication, sure to please.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,080.
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Lot 632
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German Area, Mint & Used Collection, 1872-2000. Housed in seven volumes and on Schaubek pages, better includes used 1-6, 11, B91-B92, B105 on cover, mint 63, B23, C20-C26, with many complete mint sets, booklets, souvenir sheets and a selection on interesting and valuable covers, a neat package waiting to be broken down, a few condition issues, but generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $1,020.
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Lot 633
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German Area, Mostly Used Collection, 1872-1998. In a Minkus album, beginning with Baden, Bavaria, Saxony & Wurttemberg examples, followed by German Kingdom section with 19th century with many sets, part sets & singles, including regulars, semipostals and airmails; Federal Republic 1949 (665-66, 667-68 & B309, used), 1949 (B310-13, used), 1951 (B316-17, mint), 1951 (B320-23, used), 1952 (B327-30, used); Berlin 1948-49 (9N21-34, used), 1949 (9N35-41, used). We also noted French Zone, DDR, Saar, plus WWI & WWII occupations, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $840.
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Lot 634
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German Area, Mint & Used Collection, 1880-1975. Mounted in two Scott albums, mint includes Allenstein, Baden, Bavaria, Cameroons 25, Caroline Islands 23, Danzig, German East Africa 31-41, German New Guinea 23, mint Germany has 350, 755-761, B44-B48, B91-B92, B105, B141-B143, C20-C26, C40-C42, DDR and Saar, some excellent pickings present, please review, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $7,000 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $840.
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Lot 635

German Area, Postal History Jumble. Over 175 covers and cards with material such as C15-C19 on cover, B172 on cover, 1230 on cover, 600-616 on cover, Poland German Occupation N103 on cover, C36 on Graf Zeppelin flight, Berlin 9N79 first day cover, with many more premium items, if you collect or deal in Germany, this is your lot, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,080.
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Lot 636

German Area, Postal Card and Cover Collection. 39 postally used covers including a couple early airmail postal cards, 5 early Thurn and Taxis covers, a lovely Prussia 2sg cover, 20 mostly Empire period Marine or Seapost covers including some interesting Africa strikes, a fascinating lot of interesting covers, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $900.
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Lot 637

German Area, Ship Postcards & Cancels, 1887-1920. A valuable collection with 7 stamps, 80 cards or covers and 7 cap bands with the ships name, includes lots of "Marine Schiffspost" cancels, but the prize of the lot are the caps bands with several picture postcards of the same ship, includes Nuernberg, Leipzig, Scharhorst, Gneisenau Jaguar and Luchs (2), seldom seen, a fascinating collection, be sure to check her out, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $1,440.
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Lot 638

German Area, German POW Mail From Japan Collection. 21 cards and/or covers from Japan to Germany, with a great array of censored markings, chops and POW handstamps, a tremendous lot, a very interesting collection that will delight the specialist, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $840.
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Lot 639
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German Area, Collection of Mint & Used, 1850-1960. Consisting of two volumes, first volume is a mint & used Saar collection over (385) stamps, with many varieties, the second volume is over (700) mint & used stamps, from the general German area, with better cancels and varieties, mixed condition, please review, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $510.
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Lot 640
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German Area, Collection Balance. On dealer cards, loose pages and a large stockbook, containing: Cameroun, "Hollenzollern" postal card, canceled clear Nola c.d.s., Danzig 19 postally used covers and a Danzig collection on loose pages, German a stock of early Germania issues from Reichpost issues with a few Zusammendrucke issues, some early small semi-postals, C35, C36 (2), C37, C39, C40 used on piece, C43, C45 (2), C56, a good Memel selection with some interesting occupation issues. An interesting mass of stamps with a few decent Zeppelin issues and a few odds and ends, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $840.
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Lot 641
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German Area, Fresh and Clean Collection, 1849-1951. Includes States, Colonies, Plebiscites, good WWI Germany and occupied countries; no Republic.
Scott $7,700 Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $840.
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Lot 642
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German Area, Collection. Excellent clean used collection; Bavaria and Württemberg well represented, Germany has a solid selection, including 1925-29 State Arms Semi-Postals, build on a strong foundation.
Scott $7,400+ Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $570.
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Lot 643
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German Area, Mint & Used Collection, 1945-55. Housed in a Schaubek album, better mint has 664a, 669, 667-668, Saar mint 232-245, B84-B88, used C12, the souvenir sheets alone should be worth our low estimate, some mixed condition, review suggested, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $480.
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Lot 644
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German Area, Useful Collection. Very attractive mint and used collection; singles, postal stationery, picture post cards from the German realm; interesting cancels, worth a look.
Scott $2,400 Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $360.
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Lot 645

German Area, Sea Post Cancels, 1890-1935. A collection of 20 cards in a album, most cards have either the German Seapost cancel, or a scene of an ocean liner, a few gorgeous cards present, please inspect, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $510.
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Lot 646
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German Area, Collection of Locals & Local Postal Cards, 1840-1950. One volume holding postal card collection of over (80) locals, mint & used, unlisted in Michel Ganzachen Deutschland or Michel Privatpostmarken catalogs, with Berlin, Bamburg, Braunschweig, Breslin, Crefeld, Danzig, Darmstadt, Erfurt, Dresden, Frankfort, Hamburg, Hannover, Leipzig, Zeite, second volume contains over (350) Private Posts and facsimiles, arranged alphabetically by city, a tremendous collection that should be viewed, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $300.
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Lot 647

German Area, Pre-WWII Selection. On stock pages and loose pages, containing Bosnia and Herzegovina with some interesting Austrian occupation issues: Italian, Crete, Romania, West Ukraine, Levant, German WWI surcharged Empire issues - Plebiscites and Occupation issues of Belgium, Poland, Romania, Rheinland, Eupen and Malmedy, Allenstein, Marienwerder, Upper Silesia and a moderately to mostly complete Memel and Danzig, plenty of useful stamps, be sure to view to fully appreciate, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $390.
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Lot 648
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German Area, Collection. Housed in a blue album, includes better Inflation issues, shades and types; good States (particularly Baden and Württemberg) Offices and some Colonies; some Third Reich, DDR and post-war Officials and Dues; nice cancels throughout, including good town strikes, Fine to Very Fine, a bit of everything in nice quality, some not often seen--so please view.
Scott approximately $6,000 Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $480.
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Lot 649
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German Area, WWI-Era Collection, 1914-18. Clean and mostly used, on pages; includes excellent Colonies, Danzig, Bohemia & Moravia.
Scott $3,150 Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $420.
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Lot 650
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German Area, Fresh Collection, 1914-18. On pages housing WWI-era issues; some attractive cancels; includes Danzig, Belgian and French Occupation issues, Upper Silesia, Marienwerder, etc.
Scott $1,225 Estimate $200 - 300.
Unsold
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Lot 651
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German Area, Mint & Used Collection, 1878-1945. Over 2,000 stamps in a stock book, material ranges from Scott 1//527a, B42//B169, C1//C5, O6//O77, OL3//OL12, plus a few states, offices, occupations, some useful duplication, with individual stamps up to about $80 each in value, inspection is urged, Fine to Very Fine, a good beginner's lot.
Scott $2,300 Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $168.
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Lot 652
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German States, High Catalog Collection, 1849-1870. A fairly complete collection on Scott Specialty album pages with blanks inserted throughout for varieties; loaded with high values in less-than-Fine condition, but also with a good number of $25-$150 stamps that are F-VF and a few that are higher value; also loaded with varieties, proofs, essays, etc.; a few highlights (all F-VF) Baden #24 (used), Bavaria #1 (unused without gum), Saxony 11 (VF mint block of 4, LH at top, NH at bottom), Württemberg 40 (unused without gum) & 60b (corner margin block of 4, three NH). An intriguing lot with a huge catalog value and worthy of a clareful inspection.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Realized $2,880.
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Lot 653

German States, Stampless Cover Collection, 1625-1860. Over 130 stampless covers, straight lines, c.d.s. and tombstones, some colored, with some 17th & 18th century folded letter sheets, towns include Ansbach, Beilngries, Wriezen, Ottobeuern, Stuttgart, Oberndorf, Rottweil, Tuttlingen, Grafenwohr, well worth our low estimate, please take a look, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $2,545+ Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Unsold
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Lot 654
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German States: North German Confederation and Alsace-Lorraine, Collection. In typical Scott number format. North German Confederation with a decent level of completion with four covers and a nice group of cancels on various stamps, Alsace and Lorraine section is 19 stamps and two covers, with a few great clear and readable town cancels, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Unsold
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Lot 655
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German States: North German Confederation, Amazing Collection, 1868-70. On eight hand-made exhibition-size pages in Lindner 18-ring vinyl pages; mainly used with c.d.s. and other desirable handstamps/cancels; many choice items, including Officials, pairs, blocks, a great cover. and more than four dozen Franco-Prussian War Alsace-Lorraine Occupation stamps; tremendous variety for a narrow area that can be built upon for high-level exhibit, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $11,700 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $840.
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Lot 656
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Germany, Extensive Specialized Collection, 1872-1945. A phenomenal specialized collection, the vast majority being signed or with certificates; collection abounds with varieties: shades, watermarks, papers, etc.; starts with an in-depth section of Shield types (most with certs); excellent 1875-77 issues with multiple shades, including 2M (Scott 36) in 7 shades; 1889-1900 issues, many shades signed; unbelievable "Germania" including perf varieties and War and Peacetime printings; most used Inflations (all being signed); very attractive Airmails including good showing of early issues and many Zeppelins; excellent Third Reich, majority n.h., etc.; one of the finest specialized singles collections we have seen in a very long time, including many varieties not listed in Scott.
Michel €95,000 ($110,680).
Estimate $15,000 - 20,000.
Realized $11,400.
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Lot 657

Germany, 1912 Rhine & Main Airmails - The Mounted Collection Balance. About 90 cards, virtually all used, on 76 Exhibition pages; included are 13 Royal Family cards, 5 "Weisser Hund" cards, 5 Foreign destinations (Holland, England & 3 Switzerland), a set of 3 Eugen Bracht cards, a Eugen Sekula card with a "Gelbur Hund", as well as two other "Gelbur Hund" cards and a good bit of collateral; also incs mint stamps, even a 20pf "E. EL. P." (thinned). As for condition, there are a few problems, as should be expected on a collection of this scope, but overall, an exceptional balance from the collection that was the basis for the 2009 book Grand Duchess Eleonore's ‘Postkartenwoche’, The Rhein / Main Airmails, 9 - 23 June 1912 by Terry Pizzala [a copy of which is included].
Estimate $6,000 - 8,000.
Realized $4,500.
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Lot 658

Germany, Highly Specialized Collection, 1872-1932. An impressive, mainly mint collection of several hundred stamps on album pages; innumerable highlights throughout, but a few would include (mint unless noted) #10 (7kr Small Shield, o.g., h.r., F-VF), a 2gr Large Shield Essay in red-brown (Mi. 20P, o.g., h.r., tiny thin speck), 46/50 (10 different Essays/Proofs), 65C-74 overprinted "Specimen", 75b, 79b, 81c//95c (many watermarked Germania pre-war printings, most signed Bloch), 187a (4m imperf corner block of 9, NH), lots of Inflation Period varieties, B24 with vertical watermark (Mi 398 X, LH, €2000 if NH), B32a ("PE" variety, VF used), a Very Fine IPOSTA sheet, and much, much more; condition, once you get past the 1872 Eagles, which are complete mint/unused, but extremely mixed quality, is just about all F-VF. A fabulous lot for the specialist.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $4,500.
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Lot 659

Germany, Collection of Parcel Cards to Drutte-Braunschweig, 1944. Over 90 cards neatly mounted on quadrille album pages from different cities mailed to the WWII Polish forced labor camp in Drutte-Braunschweig mostly from 1944, all franked with Hitler head denominations, also included is a 1940 cover from Dachau Concentration Camp, an unusual collection; some minor faults with a few cards, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, a scarce group.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Realized $2,280.
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Lot 660
Germany, Fokker Aviation Brochures and Photographs, 1923-30. 30 pieces of ephemera from the earliest days, 1923, to the merger with General Motors in 1930, a group unparalleled, each being a rarity and ideal for the serious student of German aviation and Fokker in particular, VF.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Unsold
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Lot 661

Germany, Premium Selection of Zeppelin Covers. Beautiful, clean and valuable group of 17 covers, comprising 14 Zeppelin covers plus an unused ballon card and two better flight covers: one a 1934 example with the complete set of the 1934 Workers series; the 14 Zepp covers are excellent, nearly all on their original public auction lot cards from a prominent New York City firm, including numerous South American and Chicago flight franked examples, etc.; lovely select quality group, Fine to Very Fine or better, well worth inspection.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,080.
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Lot 662
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Germany, Hufeisen ("Horseshoe") Cancels, 1864-1871. A meticulous collection of these intriguing cancels and covers stored in a large stockbook, with over 120 stamps and 30 covers, starts with Berlin and continues alphabetically by town, most represented with a cancelled stamp and a cover or card, includes a nice selection of Cologne cancels, a serious find for the avid specialist, worth many times our low estimate, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,020.
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Lot 663

German and Liechtenstein, Airmail and Zeppelin Covers. 32 different covers, starting with two German Gelber Hund CL4 on postal cards, 14 German Zeppelin covers including C36 (2), C37 on large legal size envelope and Polar Flights C42 (3) and Liechtenstein 16 airmail stamps flown on Zeppelins with Zeppelin cachets, C1-6 on one cover, C6 (5), C7 on post card, C8 on cover and C15 Hindenburg stamp. Decent condition with several quite scarce and valuable covers, a great selection of this popular area, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,920.
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Lot 664
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Germany, Wonderfully Useful Collection, 1872-1945. Housed in two hingeless albums, each highly complete; many clean and attractive Classics, including "Chicago Flight"; most better stamps signed, with selection of excellent signed Officials.
Scott $12,500 Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,440.
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Lot 665
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Germany, Remarkable Germania Collection, 1914-18. Housed in a stockbook; mostly duplicates of 5 in sets including high values; includes Poland, Belgium, Lithuania and Romania (noted Dues and "9th Army" issues); some on piece with many attractive cancels; includes a set of 2 "Dorpat" (signed); catalogues a few thousand Euros.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $840.
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Lot 666

Germany, "Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck, The Events and Times that Molded the Man". 40 pages from the award-winning 7-frame exhibit, plus some unmounted material, most of it related directly to Vorbeck. The collection includes six autographs, comprising a signed photo and three handwritten & signed letters, one written in 1885 as a 15 year old youth, the other two being postcards from 1935 & 1937, and two cut signatures; there also are numerous picture postcards and photos, plus various articles related to his exploits, pictures of buildings and streets that were named for him, 1941 Berlin City bonds with his printed signature as General Director, and even a $5 silver coin bearing his likeness on the obverse, which was issued by Palau in 1999; also is an autograph of Vorbeck's friend/wartime adversary, Jan C. Smuts, twice-elected Prime Minister of South Africa, and two German language hard-cover books, one written by Vorbeck, Heia Safari, Deutschlands Kampf in Ostafrika, the other Afrika zu ûntern Füssen, the illustrated story of the abortive flight of the Airship L-59 from Bulgaria to resupply Vorbeck's troops, as told by the flight engineer. A marvelous lot.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $1,320.
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Lot 667
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Germany, Collection of Airmails, 1912-44. A fairly complete, mostly mint collection on album pages; includes (all mint) C2a (imperf corner single, partially gummed), C9a (NH), C20-26, C35-45 and a nice showing of Semi-Official Airmails; virtually all clean and F-VF.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $1,440.
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Lot 668

Germany, Mint Third Reich Collection, 1933-45. Regular Issues and Semi-Postals are complete including a never hinged Ten Year Sheet (B58) with a couple of light creases in the margins and a never hinged OSTROPA sheet with a slightly trimmed top edge and the usual brown gum; there a a number of nice NH scattered throughout including #436-441 & B106 and a few imperfs (B237, B249 & B287 pair, all NH)condition is just about all F-VF (though with a few slight problems from using Crystal mounts).
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $780.
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Lot 669

Germany, Inflation Cover Accumulation, 1920's. Approximately 500 inflation covers, mostly 20th century, with some wonderful frankings, various town cancels, mixed condition, inspection needed, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $840.
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Lot 670

Germany, WWI Picture Postcards, 1914-18. 50 picture postcards of German troops, bases, dead bodies, maneuvers, etc., some have been posted, rarely found this nice, be sure and check it out, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $720.
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Lot 671
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Germany, Rhein-Main Pioneer Flight Stamps, 1912 (Michel I-VI). Group of 17 mounted in two pages, comprising Michel I x5, including. three mint; II x3, mint; III x4, including. three mint; IV x2, mint & used; V, mint; VI x2, including. one with 2009 Bretl certificate. We also noted two postcard fragments; one with IV & 5Pf Germania stamp, other with IV, mostly Very Fine.
Michel €2,079 ($2,420) Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $420.
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Lot 672

Germany, Picture Postcard Collection, 1900-18. Consists of 83 Gruss Aus picture postcards including a mini postcard from Hamburg, and 101 mostly postcards with a few postal cards and cover thrown in of Feldpost or Marine Schiffspost cancels, includes warships and military, we note a Zeppelin card and a card celebrating UBoat 9's exploits, with many multicolored, a choice lot, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $540.
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Lot 673

Germany, Inflation Era Full Sheet Collection, 1921-31. Includes 137, 138, 145 (2), 143 (3), 144(3), 146 (10), 148 (7), 149 (3), 170 (3), and many more, modest duplication, mixed condition, please review, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $480.
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Lot 674
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Germany, Excellent Collection, 1872-1945. Housed in a 1934 Schwaneberger album, exceptionally clean throughout; good level of completion throughout (earlies are sparcer, not surprisingly); Germany and States (Bavaria and Württemberg are particularly well documented), Plebiscites, Danzig, Saar, Schleswig, Allenstein, Upper Silesia and WWI Occupations, a nice selection, worth viewing.
Scott $2,000 Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $270.
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Lot 675
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Germany, Stunning Bahnpost (Railway Post) Cancel Collection, 1868-1950s. Over 600 items on 30-pages of Lighthouse stock book; includes some covers and scarce inflation-era; plus bibliographical and philatelic information on Bahnpost cancellations, as well as a small catalogue; includes a few dozen cancels on German State stamps (mainly North German Confederation); most are late nineteenth and early twentieth century; this material is much sought after and highly desirable; Absolutely Fabulous! generally Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $216.
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Lot 676
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Germany, Near-Complete Third Reich Collection. Clean and fresh, with only the Zeppelin overprints and a handful of individual stamps missing (and no souvenir sheets); includes complete runs of the Hindenberg series, 1934 Nurbergring Auto Races, 1938 Franchise stamps, se-tenant Hindenberg and Hitler values, mint Wagner set, 1939 Danzig set and several pieces with commemorative cancels, Fine up throughout, must view to fully appreciate.
Scott approximately $1,250 Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $390.
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Lot 677
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Germany, Impressive and Attractive Collection, 1872-1932. Housed in a Lighthouse hingeless album; includes many signed color varieties, many attractive cancels; Bavaria and Württemberg lead the States; note Scott #24 mint and signed, #26 mint and a 1902 Germania "Dfutsches Post" plate flaw (Scott #66a, used); strength is in Inflation issues, Semi-Postals, etc.
Scott approximately $1,500 Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $570.
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Lot 678

Germany, Town View Post Card Collection. Late 19th and early 20th century containing 128 cards, most are postally used of mostly Hamburg and area showing scenes of various famous building or town views, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $84.
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Lot 679
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German Offices in China, Boxer Rebellion, 1900-01. Marvelous collection of about 40 "pieces", including multiples, of German stamps plus 7 stamps of Kiautschou, canceled in China between 1 Sep 1900 and 1902; 28 (ing a few Offices in China) are Feldpost Stations 1//10, the rest include Peking, Shanghai, Tientsin & K.D. Feldpoststaion a or b; of the seven Kiautschou, five bear Peking c.d.s.'s, the other two are Feldpost Station No. 1; several high values are included including three 2m (P V k I) canceled Sta. No. 2, No. 4 & Peking and three 3m (P V l I or II) canceled Sta. No. 7, K.D. Feldpoststaion b & Peking. A spectacular lot, virtually all clean and Fine to Very Fine. Michel value, without regard to shade of the basic stamp, is about €19,000 ($24,000).
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
Realized $3,360.
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Lot 680

German Offices in China, Superb Postal History Collection, 1898-1914. A remarkable, nicely presented collection comprising approximately 40 covers or items of postal stationery, each selected for interest, assembled on Lindner pages, many annotated (in German), along with certification, etc. There are some truly stellar pieces here, notably a very scarce private ship cancel on "China" overprint 10pf card with detailed notations by J. Kilian, numerous First Issue diagonal "China" overprint covers, a splendid and rare 1901 picture post card used at Tientsin franked by the elusive 5pf Tientsin handstamp (MI #9, Scott #18, $1500 on cover), signed Bothe & Hamecher with 1999 Jakubek certificate, an equally rare 1901 10pf postal card with Tientsin handstamp used to Oldenburg (signed Bühler) and much, much more too numerous to note, including Boxer items, rare cancels and frankings. Items are fresh, and generally in true "German" quality, Fine to Very Fine or better, be sure to view all images on the Web.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $3,600.
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Lot 681
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German Offices in China, Petschili Cancels, 1898-1914. Includes 26 stamps & 8 covers or cards mounted on pages, with Petschili cancels on forerunners, Germany issues and yachts, includes cover with Petschilli Feldpostbrief cancel, postal card with Petschili cancel, three items with certificates, inspection please, Fine to Very Fine, an extraordinary specialist's lot.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Realized $1,920.
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Lot 682

German Offices in China, General von Lettow-Vorbeck Collection, 1900-03. 14 pages from the award-winning 7-frame exhibit relating to events that took place in German South West Africa during Vorbeck's posting there during the Boxer Rebellion. The collection includes about 20 Fieldpost covers or cards (including Navy Shipposts Nos. 13, 26, 28, 38, 64 & 67, East Asia Exped. Corps a & b (Field Hospital 1), Fieldpost Stations No. 2 (3), 4, 5, 7 (2), 8 (2), 9 (2) & 10) and four picture postcards with related subjects, as well as an unused Fieldpost Money Order (ex-Friedemann), a stereo card of the East Asiatic German Infantry in formation and a China Campaign Medal for "Victorious Combatants".
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,440.
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Lot 683
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German Offices in China, Excellent Collection Balance, 1898-1919. On album pages; highlights include (Scott numbers, mint unless noted) 1e (3, one NH with corner creases - Mi. 1 I a), 1d (2), 1b (used), 1a (NH block of 4), 4-6 in NH gutter pairs (Mi. 4 II ZS-6 II ZS, €730), 16a (slight tone spot), 24-32 overprinted "Specimen" (€2250), 36b, 36b only white retouched (used) and 36A; condition is just about all clean and F-VF. Catalog value is a combination of Scott plus Michel at €1=$1.
Scott $14,000 Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $2,760.
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Lot 684
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German Offices in China, Cancel Collection, 1899-1920. A cancellation collection of 75 stamps and 24 covers or cards mounted on pages, with town cancels, railroad cancels, feldposts, expedition posts, seapost, well annotated with examples of the postmarks on piece and on cover, a superb collection well worth close inspection, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,320.
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Lot 685
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German Offices in China, Mint and Used Collection, 1898-1919. Balance of the specialized collection consisting of about 175 stamps including shades, cancels and duplicates; highlights include (Michel numbers, mint unless noted) 1 Ib (2), 15-27 both mint & used (plus mint 27 IV), 28-37 used and 38-47 both mint & used, etc.; generally clean and Fine to Very Fine.
SG £5,500 ($7,150).
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,020.
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Lot 686

German Offices in China, Covers, 1884-1914. A sweet collection of 50 covers, postal cards and picture postcards, with town cancels Shanghai, Hankau, Tientsin, Tonka, Tsinantu, Peking, Tongkin among others, generally full strikes, mixed condition, please review, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,800.
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Lot 687
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German Offices in China, Forerunners Collection, 1897-1914. 22 stamps and 12 covers/cards, includes forerunners, with a selection of better postal stationery such as Chefoo Local Postal Card uprated with China #49 (2) and Germany #48, cover to Germany with strip of three #49, valuable and desirable material, inspection is a must, Fine to Very Fine, a great lot.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,680.
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Lot 688

German Offices in China, Excellent Collection of Forerunners, 1886-1901. 34 pieces (16 of them with more than one stamp) and two covers, all identified by Michel and signed by the appropriate experts, arranged on five six stocksheets.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $840.
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Lot 689
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German Offices in China, Premium Items. Group of 18 intact auction lots from two different German auctions, most of which are individual stamps or covers including (Michel numbers) Boxer Rebellion use of German stamps: 20pf Germania (PVd) pair canceled Tongku, 40pf Germania (PVf) tied on piece by Peking c.d.s., 50pf Germania (PVg) pair canceled K.D.Feldpost Sta. No. 2 & single tied on piece by K.D.Feldpost Sta. No. 8; also Offices in China 1901 50pf (22) tied on piece by K.D.Feldpost Sta. No. 10; and a group of 9 Forerunners (V 40//44) canceled Shanghai (most on piece), plus Germany 10pf & 50pf Eagles (V47d, V50d) on an 1898 cover from Tientsin to Bremen, as well as five other covers or cards and several more stamps. A fabulous lot. Also included is a random group of about 150 lower priced German Colonies that apparently had nowhere else to go.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,320.
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Lot 690
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German Offices in China, Group of About 30 Stamps & Two Covers, 1893-1910. stamps comprise a selection of 11 German 2m used in China (Mi V 37 shades) and German 80pf, 1m, 2m & 3m "Reichpost" used in China (2m canceled Feldpost Station No.2, others Peking, 2m & 3m signed, 3m repaired); also a "5 pf" Foochow provisional (16, Mi. 7 II) canceled Foochow 4 Aug 1900, and a group of 1899-1901 Kiauchau Forerunners, mostly first "China" overprints, including Mi. V 5 I & II, V 48d, etc. Covers are a 5-country postcard mailed locally in Peking with stamps of Japanese & French Offices, plus China 5c and a 10pf Germania, all tied by appropriate cancels and including a Russian Offices in Peking c.d.s. (no stamp), all dated 19 Apr 1901. All on the original German auction lot cards on which they were purchased., generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $720.
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Lot 691
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German Offices in China, Cancels on German Stamps, 1887-1914. Housed in stock pages, consisting of 64 stamps and 11 covers, cancels include Shanghai & Tientsin on Germany Scott #47, 48 & 51, a cover with pair of #49 and block of eight of #51, an intriguing collection for the specialist, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $900.
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German Offices in China, Used Collection, 1878-1914. 38 stamps, many on pieces showing complete strike of cancel mounted on pages, includes Tsingtau Marine Feldpost, Kiauchau cancels, with many scarce varieties, review please, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $600.
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Lot 693
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German Offices in China, Collection, 1898-1914. Includes 31 stamps and 23 covers/cards, better has picture postcard with China Scott #99 & Offices in China #2, postal card uprated with pair Offices in China #1, and a postal card with Offices in China #28 & Kiauchau #12, a superb collection that demands inspection, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $720.
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German Offices in China, Cancellation Collection, 1898-1920. Over 100 stamps mounted on pages, neatly arranged alphabetically by city, includes forerunners, seaposts and feldposts, town cancels are generally strong and complete, close inspection is suggested, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $660.
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German Offices in China, Forerunners Collection, 1878-1910. 42 forerunners, most on piece showing complete town cancel, a fascinating lot with high catalog value, viewing should prove to be rewarding, Fine to Very Fine, specialist's delight; examine.
Estimate $600 - 800.
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Lot 696
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German Offices in China, Group of 59 Neatly Canceled Stamps, 1898-1908. Among the highlights are 10 Forerunners (including a 2m strip of 4, Mi. V 37e, Jäschke-Lantelme certificate), 1901 3pf dark orange brown (Mi. 15b, signed Bothe & Steurer BPP), and 1905 $1½ & $2½ unwatermarked surcharges on pieces canceled Shanghai & Amoy, respectively, both signed Bothe BPP, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $360.
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Lot 697
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German Offices in China, Group of 11 Stamps & 8 Covers, 1893-1910. The stamps include German Germanias used in China (10pf (2), 20pf (2) & 30pf (Mi. P Vc, Vd & Ve); Kiauchau 3pf, 10pf, 20pf & 50pf Yachts used in Peking (1901-02), a 5pf "China" 40° overprint canceled Hankau, and a 5pf 1901 "China" overprint canceled undated "CHIN WANG TAO/ Deutsche Post" circular postmark; covers in 5 Forerunners (1890-99) and 3 Boxer Feldpost cards to Germany: undated "Peking/ Deutsche Post" (Oct 1900), Feldpost Station No. 8 with undated "Shanhaikuan/ Deutsche Post" (Jan 1901), and Feldpost Station No. 9 (Jul 1901). All on the original German auction lot cards on which they were purchased., Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $600.
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Lot 698

German Offices in China, Tsintau Specialized Collection. 50 stamps on home made pages, each with lovely clear Tsintau cancels, starting with six forerunner issues and 1 postal card with clear strike and selection of early office overprint issues, including: 1 (4), 1a (5), 2 (4), 3 (5), 4 (3), 5, 6 (3), 2a (2), 3a (7), 4a (7, one with second day of issue), 5a and 6a (2). A great specialized collection for the German or Chinese enthusiast, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Michel €2,900 ($3,380) (Owner's).
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $270.
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German Offices in China, Used Forerunner Collection, 1898-1914. 35 used stamps housed in hingeless pages, with a terrific range of forerunners, Marine Schiffsposts, rare material at bargain prices, please review, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $330.
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Lot 700

German Offices in China & Kiauchau, Postal History, 1898-1914. 27 covers/cards in a binder, includes items such as picture postcard of Chinese maiden to Germany franked with Kiauchau Scott #24, mint Chefoo Local Post Card, Shanghai 1¢ & 5¢ Local envelopes, Shanghai mint 20 cash Local Post Card, primo material here, be sure and examine, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $480.
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German Offices in China, German Stamps Used in China. On pieces with various Chinese postmarks from the late 19th century on 44 stamps on 25 pieces plus six loose stamps, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $192.
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Lot 702
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German Offices in Morocco, Nearly Complete Collection, 1899-1919. Including several numbers both mint & used; highlights include (Scott numbers, mint unless noted) 7-15 overprinted "Specimen" (60c on 50pf Red Cross), 16D, 17 (3, two are type II), 18 (used), 19, 19D (used), 31 (Mi. 32 A, €180), 32 (used), 44 (NH) and 54-56 (used); condition is just about all clean and F-VF. Catalog value is a combination of Scott plus Michel at €1=$1.
Scott $5,500 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $720.
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Lot 703
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German Offices in Morocco, & Togo, Forerunners Collection, 1896-1903. Collection mounted on four pages, with Casablanca, Lome & Tanger postmarks, better noted (Michel numbers) include Togo (V37e, V48d x6, V50d), plus postal card to Germany. We also noted some German stamps with "Deutsche Seepost" markings & Hapag-American Packet stamps, Fine to Very Fine.
Michel €400 ($470) Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $132.
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Lot 704
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German Offices in the Turkish Empire, Interesting Assortment. Comprises about 50 covers, 16 of which are Forerunners or later German stamps/postal stationery used in Turkey; the remaining 34 comprise 14 covers or cards franked with overprinted stamps and 20 pieces of overprinted postal stationery; in addition, there is a 1905 1½pi on 30pf with a broken "1" (Mi. 28 I, €900) used on piece, and Forerunners V44a and M46c (pair & single); virtually all F-VF and all intact, as purchased in a German auction.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,680.
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Lot 705
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German Offices in the Turkish Empire, 1884-1912. A nearly complete collection on album pages; highlights include (Scott numbers, mint unless noted) 1-6 (used), 23 (used), 24d (2), 24B, 27-28 (used), 29-30, 42, 53-54 (used) and 55-59 (used); condition is virtually all F-VF. Catalog value is a combination of Scott plus Michel at €1=$1.
Scott $4,000 Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $510.
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Lot 706
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German Colonies & Offices Abroad, Used Collection, 1884-1920. Over 640 used stamps mounted on hingeless pages, with Offices in China Scott #33-35, 36A, Samoa 66-67, 16-19, Offices in Turkey 21-23, 24B, German New Guinea 7-19, German East Africa 1-5, German South West Africa 22-25, Cameroun 7-19, Caroline Islands 7-19, Kiauchau 33-42, Mariana Islands 29, Marshall Islands 1-6, Togo 7-19, with some better cancels, fresh and generally Fine to Very Fine, an incredible and valuable lot; inspection invited.
Scott approximately $50,000 Estimate $10,000 - 15,000.
Realized $7,500.
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Lot 707
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German Colonies & Offices Abroad, Mint Collection, 1889-1920. Over 500 mint stamps presented in a binder, with mint Offices in China Scott #16, Kiauchau 19-22, Offices in Morocco 41-44, Offices in Turkey 24B, German New Guinea 1-6, German East Africa 19-21, German South West Africa 22-25, Cameroun 1-6, Caroline Islands 16-19, Mariana Islands 26-29, Marshall Islands 22-25, Samoa 66-69, Togo 16-19, also includes complete panes; huge aggregate catalog value; a magnificent collection for the most meticulous collector, Fine to Very Fine, inspection invited.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $3,600.
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Lot 708
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German Colonies & Offices Abroad, Mint and Used Collection, 1884-1920. Mounted on KaBe pages, with Offices in China Scott #37-46, Offices in Morocco 7-19, Offices in Turkey 43-54, German New Guinea 7-19, German East Africa 1-5, German South West Africa 13-25, Cameroun 7-19, Caroline Islands 16-19, Kiauchau 33-42, Mariana Islands 17-29 mint, Marshall Islands, Samoa 51-56, Togo 1-6, Fine to Very Fine, a remarkable collection with a correspondingly huge catalog value; examine.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $3,360.
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Lot 709
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German Colonies & Offices Abroad, Collection. In Lindner album with various used stamps with many attractive socked-on-the-nose cancels, many stamps with full strikes on piece and several used postal stationary entires and postally used covers, with notable items that include Offices in China: Germany #49 with Shanghai cancel, 1-6, 19 tied to piece with BPP certificate, 24-35, 36A, 37-45, 47-56, Offices in Morocco: 1-6, 1-6 tied to registered cover with Mogador (Morocco) cancels, 16-19D, 29-32, 33-40, 42-43, 45-57, Offices in Turkey: 1-3, 5-6, 8-12, 13-23, 24B, 36-42, 43-54, 55-59, German New Guinea: 1-4, 13-17, 19 with Edgar Mohrmann certificate, German East Africa: Germany #49 with Dar-Es-Salaam cancel, 1-5, 6-10, 19-21, 22-29, 31-38, plus a selection of town cancels on Yacht issues, South West Africa: 1-4, 7-12, 22-23, 25, 26-32, 34, plus a selection of town cancels on Yacht issues, Cameroun: 1-6, 14-19, Caroline Islands: 5-6, 9a bisect on post card, 15-19, Kiauchau: 15-19, 21, 29-30, 39-41, Mariana Islands: 12-15, 17-28, Marshall Islands: 3-6, 7-10, 12, 18-25, Samoa: 51-56, 64-69, Togo: 1-6, 17-18, 46-47 and 53. Overall condition appears mostly sound with many great cancels and difficult high values issues not typically seen outside of Germany, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $2,400.
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Lot 710
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German Colonies & Offices Abroad, Collection. On home-made Safe pages in spring back album, mostly used stamps with many attractive socked-on-the-nose cancels, many stamps with full strikes on piece and several used postal stationery entires and post cards, with notable items that include Offices in China: Michel 48b Shanghai, Michel 48d Tientsin, 5 (3 NH), Offices in Morocco: 1-6, 14, 20-31, 53 (4), 54, 55 (5), 57, Offices in Turkey: 22, 41, German East Africa: 6-10 on registered piece with Lindi postmarks, 29 on registered piece, 2½ Heller WUGA issue pair, South West Africa: 23, 25, 24 NH, German New Guinea: 1-6 used, 16-19 used, 7-19 LH/NH, 16 mint sheet of 20, Mariana Islands: 26, Marshall Islands: 11, 23, Samoa: 55 (2), 66 (2), 67 (3) and 68 (2). Overall condition appears mostly sound with many great cancels from a diverse range of cities not typically seen outside of Germany, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $2,040.
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Lot 711
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German Colonies & Offices Abroad, Collection. On Borek pages in spring back album, mostly used stamps with many attractive cancels, with notable items that include Cameroun: 17-18, 19 mint, 25 mint, Caroline Islands: 1-4, 6, 2a, 3a mint, 5a mint, 6a used on piece with BPP certificate, 16-19, German East Africa 1-5, 6-10, 11-21, 25-29, 31-41 (1r and 2r are mint), all three values of Wuga set, German New Guinea: 1-4, 7-15, 17, German South West Africa: 7-12, 7a, 13-25, 26-34 (3m and 5m are mint), Offices in China: 1-6, 2a-6a, 16, 24-36A, 37-46, 47-56, Offices in Morocco: 1-6, 7-18, 19A, 20-32, 33-43, 44 mint, 54, 56-57 mint, Offices in Turkey: 1-4, 6, 8-12, 13-24B, 31-39, 41, 43-54 (15pi is mint), 55-59 (59 is mint), Kiauchau: 10-18, 19 mint, 22 mint, 28, 30, 33-42 ($1½ and $2½ are mint, extra $1½ and 4 extra $2½), Mariana Islands: 12a, 16 mint, 17-28, Marshall Islands: 1-6 (50pf is mint), 22, 24, Samoa: 55-56 mint, 58-65, 66, 68, 69, Togo: 1-6 and 19. Many great cancels and of higher quality not typically seen outside of Germany, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $21,500+ (Owner's) Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $2,640.
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Lot 712
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German Colonies & Offices Abroad, Mint & Used Collection, 1897-1914. Over 850 mint & used stamps residing in a King stockbook, includes forerunners, German New Guinea mint Scott #19 (2), used 16-18, German East Africa used 21 (2), German South West Africa mint 25 (3), Cameroun mint 16-19, Caroline Islands 16-19, plenty of useful saleable stamps, huge aggregate catalog value; please examine, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Realized $2,160.
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Lot 713
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German Colonies & Offices Abroad, Collection. Mostly used stamps neatly laid out on small stock page, some with large full cancels tied to piece, containing Yacht high values from Cameroun, Caroline Islands, Offices in China, Offices in Morocco, German East Africa, German New Guinea, German South West Africa, Kiauchou, Mariana Islands, Marshall Islands and Togo. Many great cancels and of higher quality or scarce stamps not typically seen outside of Germany, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $12,500 (Owner's) Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Realized $1,800.
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Lot 714
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German Colonies & Offices Abroad, Collection. On home made pages with various mostly used stamps with many attractive cancels, with notable items that include Cameroun: 1-6 mint, 1-4, 7-12 mint, 14-18 mint, Caroline Islands 1-4, 6, German East Africa: 1-5 (2 sets), 6-10 (2 sets), 11-21, 22-29, 39 mint, 41 mint, German New Guinea: 1-6 (5-6 are mint), 1a, 7-17, 19, German South West Africa: 1-4, 5-6 mint, 7-12 (11 is mint), 22-25, 22-23 mint, 24, 25 mint, Offices in the Turkish Empire: 1-3, 5 mint, 6, 8-12, 23, Kiauchau: 20, 22 mint, 39-42 (2 mint sets of high values), Marshall Islands: 1-4, 8-12 mint, Mariana Islands: 11-16, 17-29 (5m is used), Samoa: 51-55, 57-69 mint, 68 used, Togo: 1-6 (6 is mint) and 18. Many great cancels and of higher quality or scarce stamps not typically seen outside of Germany, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $9,900 (Owner's) Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,440.
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Lot 715
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German Colonies & Offices Abroad, Exceptional Used Collection, 1880s-1910s. A marvelous collection of several hundred stamps, which, in addition to a very nice "normal" collection of a few hundred different, also includes 24 covers and more than 400 stamps collected for cancellation, all neatly arranged in a largr stockbook; the normal collection is loaded with $100-and-up stamps, while the covers include such highlights as German New Guinea 2m #17; Kiautschou "5 pfg." surcharge #1a, pair to Wilhelmshaven (foxed); Marshall Is. 10pf bisect (9a, cat. $8,000) on a printed matter cover from Jaluit to Ponape, Caroline Is. (tear along a vertical file crease not affecting stamp); and Togo 5m #19 registered to Hanover. And, finally, the cancellations, though not always complete strikes, include many scarce items, among them a good number of Forerunners and DSWA Wanderstampels; as for condition, it is just about all clean and F-VF with a few minor problems on some of the best numbers. All in all, quite an impressive collection—one that probably required a lifetime to assemble.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $4,800.
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Lot 716
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German Colonies & Offices Abroad, Excellent Collection, 1884-1919. Fairly complete (no British Occupation issues), mixed mint & used, on European album pages; includes just about every stamp cataloging to $500 or so, plus a few better like mint Offices in China #16 and Kiautschou 31 (NH) & 32; F-VF throughout. A great lot.
Scott $16,000 Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $2,520.
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Lot 717
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German Colonies & Offices Abroad, Mint Collection, 1884-1919. A few hundred different, plus a several mint postal cards, in a Lindner "T" hingeless album; higher values are scattered throughout including Offices in China #36A, 46, Turkey 24B, 41 (NH), 42 (regummed), Cameroun 7-19 (NH, with certificate), German East Africa 41 (NH), German South West Africa 6 (with certificate), 25 (NH), 42 (NH), etc.; condition is just about all F-VF, though there is a good bit of regumming present.
Scott $11,000 Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,440.
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Lot 718
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German Colonies & Offices Abroad, Mint Collection, 1898-1914. Over 1,300 mint stamps presented in a Prophilia stock books, better includes Offices in China Scott #45 (2), Offices in Morocco 55 (3), 56, 57 (2), Offices in Turkey 21, New Guinea 16, 18, German East Africa 20 (2), German South West Africa 33, Cameroun 16 (2), Caroline Islands 18, Kiauchau 22, Mariana Islands 29, Togo 19, careful inspection is suggested as many are NH, a lovely lot for the savvy dealer, Fine to Very Fine, a wonderful lot.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $3,000.
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Lot 719
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German Colonies & Offices Abroad, Collection, 1884-1914. Over 350 mint & used stamps, includes Offices in China 47-54, 56, Offices in Morocco 33-44, Offices in Turkey 13-23, 24B, Caroline Islands 1-6, 8-18, Kiauchau 29, 39-40, Mariana Islands 1-6, German New Guinea 1-6, German East Africa 1-5, German South West Africa 22-25, a very attractive & useful collection, please review, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,080.
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Lot 720

German Colonies & Offices Abroad, Postal History Collection, 1897-1914. 90 items with 2 covers, 5 postal stationery and 83 picture postcards, with material such as Zieher East Africa stamp card franked with Scott #16, many cards of natives with several nudes, huts, wild animals and 25 Cameroun stamps, enormous retail value, a useful collection sure to be a pleaser, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,200.
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Lot 721
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German Colonies & Offices Abroad, Mint & Used Collection, 1897-1914. Over 500 mint & used stamps residing in a Maku stock book, includes used Kiauchau Scott #19-20, mint 19-22, Mariana Islands used 29, mint 31 (4), Marshall Islands mint 25, Samoa mint 66-69, Togo used 16 (2), 18, splendid material for stock, huge catalog value, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,080.
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Lot 722
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German Colonies & Offices Abroad, Collection. In Lindner album, containing Offices in China: 1-6, 24-35, 36A (one mostly NH set and one mostly o.g. set), 37-46 mostly NH set, 47-56, plus various duplicates and varieties, German East Africa: 11-18, 20-21, 22-26, 28-29, 31-41, South West Africa: 1-4, 7-12, 13-25, Kiauchou: 14-22, 23-30, 33-42, Mariana Islands 17-29, Marshall Islands 3-6, 10-12, 13-25, Samoa 51-56 and 57-69. Most of the stamps appear sound, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,440.
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