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Lot 9655

German Area, 1855 Anti-Catholic seal to U.S., c. 1855 from Halle via Aachen to Rev. Mr. George W. Porter, Christ Church Parsonage, Manhasset, Long Island, New York with Hubbard #20 American Packet "60" arrival handstamp, flap sealed with wax skull and mitre, horiz center fold not affecting seal and edge foxing but a very rare item, Fine to Very Fine.
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Lot 9656
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German Area, Collection Balance, 1850's-1960's, containing 100 large European style large black stock cards full of stamps, with four cards filled with early States including some nice unidentified large numerals of Bavaria and Thurn and Taxis issues, a few early mint and used Imperial Eagles and a section of specialized Belgium overprints on Germania issue with various overprint "fly speck" varieties, a nice little collection balance that couldn't possibly be thoroughly examined, so who knows what else you might find here? generally Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 9657
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German Area, Sheet Collection, 1920-75, housed in a large sheet file and sheet file pages, includes full sheets of Germany Numeral Issues, #574, #804 (10), full sheets of Europa, B396-B399, DDR Official used sheets, Provinz Sachsen mint full sheet semipostals and a couple of hundred mint postal cards, please review, o.g., some never hinged / some hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 9658

German States: Bavaria, Bishops letters collection, 1839-69, a synod of 19, both handwritten and pre-printed with some expertized, all neatly corner-mounted on homemade Lindner pages; include an extremely rare precancelled 3Kr on cover (sent Eschenbach to Regensburg), a double-rate franking from Regensburg to Augsburg, an unlisted Tolz cancel type, a very scarce (and very pretty) Fridorfing-to-Munich item, an 1865 mind-boggling (and fear-of-God-inducing, if you were the postman) letter from Archbishop Gregor sent Geisenhausen to Munich, etc., etc.; several featuring Thimble cancels, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, one to view, in person or online, striking and uncommon material.
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Lot 9659
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German States: Bavaria, [Cancels], 1834-57, thimble cancels collection, 34 in all on folded letters, each neatly corner-mounted on homemade pages in a slipcased Lindner hingeless binder; arranged by geographical area; note Bayreuth dotted-circle mark, an 1836 Bamburg-to-Hofheim letter with Registered "Chargé" straightline auxiliary, an 1847 letter from the Pensions Service (Rentenamt) of Gerolzhofen (with Neuses cancel), plus a half-circle 1847 Wirtheim letter (scarce marking from the period, as the town was lost to Prussia in the 1866 War); most in black (including one on a turned letter), but note a number of blue, red and even blue green cancels, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, nothing evil this way comes; inspect in full online.
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Lot 9660
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German States: Bavaria, Normal Collection and Specialized Numeral Cancel Collection, 1850-1920, hinged to blank European style pages and Wagon Wheel cancels in black stock pages, containing Scott 2, 4-8, 9-14, coat of arms, including 15-21 and 1870's to 1880's coat of arms to 5m, 77-91, 94-114 and numeral Wagon Wheel cancels on early numerals, containing Scott 2 (16), 4 (9), 5 (33), 6 (20), 7 (3), 8 (2), 9 (2), 10 (13), 11 (5), 12 (7), 13 (4) and 14 (3), generally Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 9661
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Prussia, 1856, 4pf dark green (Scott 1a), vertical strip of 3, canceled two light HALBAU boxed datestamps, nice margins except just clear at bottom; middle stamp with a faint pressed crease, Fine to Very Fine.
Michel 5b.
Michel €900 ($1,100).
Estimate $150 - 200.
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Lot 9662
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German States: Württemberg, 1859, 1kr dark brown (Scott 13a), choice example with 3¾ margins; fresh color and unobtrusive town cancel, Very Fine.
Michel 11b; €800 ($980).
Scott $725.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 9663

Germany, 1891, picture post card from Berlin to Singapore, Berlin 14.12.91 c.d.s. ties 10pf carmine (Scott 48) to reverse of picture postcard, "Penang to Singapore 13.JA.92" receiving (Proud Type D3), arrived on board S.S. Khedive, minor corner bend. picture depicts a woman serving beer, Fine to Very Fine.
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Lot 9664

Germany, 1920, wrapper to Canton China, franked with 30pf Germania (123), with red boxed letter return handstamp on reverse, uncommon on wrapper, Fine to Very Fine.
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Lot 9665

Germany, 1931, Airmail, 2m Polar Flight Zeppelin (Scott C41), tied by Berlin cds, 25.7.31, on 1¢ Newfoundland postal card uprated with additional 3¢ postage, carried on Graf Zeppelin Polar Flight (Michel 204b) to the icebreaker Malyguin, red flight cachet and Malyguin receiver; handstamped recording number "50818"; the Newfoundland stamps are tied by the flight cachet and by an additional Berlin cds, 26.8.31, the same date that the card was marked for return to the sender, one Rene McPherson of Grand Falls, Nfld.; there are no Newfoundland postal markings but the card is completely legitimate, Very Fine, exceedingly rare.
Michel 457.

Accompanied by a photocopy of an article from The Zeppelin Collector, Advance Bulletin of July-Sept. 1974, illustrating and describing a similar card addressed to the same Miss McPherson, this one with the next recording number in sequence, 50819.

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Lot 9666

Germany, 1933, Airmail, 2m Chicago Flight Zeppelin (Scott C44), with C29, C28 & C31 tied by Berlin Oct 4 1933 cancels on cover addressed to Chicago IL, with red triangle round trip cachet and red Graf Zeppelin to America cachet, Century of Progress back stamp, Fine to Very Fine.
Michel 497.
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Lot 9667

Germany, 1905, 10pf red with "X" label, pre-war printing (Scott 83g var.), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Michel W4b.
Michel €700 ($850).
Estimate $150 - 200.
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Lot 9668

Germany, 1935 Return of the Saar complete (Scott 448-451), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Michel 565-568; €120 ($150).
Scott $97.
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Lot 9669
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Germany, 1928, 1rm Charity booklet (Scott B24a), exploded booklet with front & back covers, o.g., never hinged, post office fresh, Extremely Fine.
Michel MH 27.2; €700 ($850).
Scott $400+.
Estimate $150 - 200.
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Lot 9670
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Germany, 1933, Nothilfe souvenir sheet (Scott B58), canceled Nuremberg Nazi Party Day c.d.s.s, 16 Sep 1935, bright and fresh, neatly reduced to 157 x 117 mm; stamps partly separated, Very Fine.
Michel Block 2.
Scott $10,500.
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Lot 9671

Germany, Airmail, 1912, 10pf-30pf Rhein and Main complete (Michel I-III), 10pf & 30pf blocks of 4, 20pf strip of 4, o.g., never hinged; upper right 30pf slight foreign offset, Fine to Very Fine.
Michel €835 ($1,020).
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Lot 9672

Germany, 1912, Frankfurt-Wiesbaden & return, Sieger's set, 2 official cards, one with plane (1 Mk.), one with Zep (50 pf.), for special flights in a Euler bi-plane, Si. 16.Ab + 16.Bc (return Oct 22), from Hermann Sieger's personal collection, CV €430+, Excellent.
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Lot 9673

Germany, 1912, Frankfurt-Wiesbaden flight & return, 2 official cards, one with plane (1 Mk.), one with Zep (50 pf.), for special flights in a Euler bi-plane (return Oct 22), Si. 16.Ab + 16.Bc, CV €430+, Excellent.
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Lot 9674
Germany, 1913, aviation exhibition stamps, 20 including large rare Prinz Heinrich-Flug, 6 for Schleswig Aero Club, etc., well worth looking at, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
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Lot 9675

Germany, 1913, Rhein-Dusseldorf Flight with label, special card for the flight with/ 10 pf. semi-official applied, Si. 17B, CV €200, Excellent.
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Lot 9676

Germany, 1928-33, Zeppelin commercial advertising covers, three: 1928 flown, Fritz Schmidt illustrated advert and matching enclosed letter (faults along top); 1933, two Otto Edenharter illustrated envelopes showing 1929 America Flight and 1929 Round the World Flight, the former registered, various Hindenburg regular issue frankings, both addressed to Mather Pa, interesting and unusual Zeppelin related items, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 9677

Germany, 1929 (Mar 25-27), Orient Flight, franked with 2mk Zep stamp, usual handstamps, Very Fine.
Sieger 23 I.A.
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Lot 9678

Germany, 1929 (Aug 15-29), Round-the-World Flight, Friedrichshafen - Lakehurst (Michel 31a), cover franked with a 2m & two 4m Zeppelins canceled Friedrichshafen, 15 Aug, and bearing all appropriate markings, Very Fine.
Sieger 30Ac; €500 ($610).
Michel €365 ($440).
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 9679

Germany, 1930, Imperial Navy Seaplane Base, Island of Sylt, handstamp on Feldpost cover to Flensburg; part of return address missing, Fine,

Sylt was the first German territory to be bombed by the British in World War II
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Lot 9680

Germany, 1930 (May 1), DLH Intended First Flight, Stuttgart - Canary Islands, flight intended for May 3 aborted, Arrived Las Palmas via surface on May 7, Fine.
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Lot 9681

Germany, 1931 (Jul 24-27), Polar Flight, Friedrichshafen - Malyguin (Michel 204c), cover franked with a 4m Polar Flight Zeppelin tied by onboard cancel, 25 Jul with red flight cachet and Malyguin receiver, Very Fine.
Sieger 119C; €1,100 ($1,340).
Michel €1,100 ($1,340).
Estimate $350 - 500.
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Lot 9682

Germany, 1933 (Oct 14-Nov 2), Chicago Flight, cover franked 50¢ Zep stamp from Akron to Chicago (Si. 234 A) + a commemorative cacheted cover and 3 Fair postcards, Very Fine.
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Lot 9683

Germany, 1934, History of the Zeppelin, 18 cards from long sepia set produced in the mid-1930s, including LZ127, unusual in this quantity, Excellent.
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Lot 9684

Germany, 1936 (Aug 1), Hindenburg Olympic Flight, franked with Olympic stamps, bordpost, usual handstamp + LZ 129 real photo postcard with special Olympic cancel (not flown), Very Fine.
Sieger 427 Aa.
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Lot 9685

Germany, Royal Family card, featuring the two Hessian princes in Cossack uniforms bearing a 10pf Semi-Official Airmail and a 5pf Germania canceled Mainz, 16 June, with the month "6" written in by hand, Very Fine.
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Lot 9686

Germany, Airmail Semi-Official, 1912, 1m on 10pf Gelber Hund (Michel IV), o.g., hinged, fresh; shorter perfs at left, Very Fine.
Michel €600 ($730).
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Lot 9687

Germany, Airmail Semi-Official, 1912, 50pf Leipzig Margarethe Festival, blue (Michel 4a), o.g., lightly hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Michel €70 ($80).
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Lot 9688
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Germany, Airmail Semi-Official, 1888, Hamburg Local Balloon Post, block of 4, socked-on-the-nose Privat-Beforderung large double circle postmark, used for receipt, also includes unused single, Fine.
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Lot 9689

Germany, Airmail Semi-Official, 1912, 50pf Leipzig Margarethe Festival, blue (Michel 4a), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Michel €130 ($160).
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Lot 9690

Germany, 1930, 20pf Eagle Airmail, vertical 20pf+"X" (Michel S 35), with 4 additional "X" labels still attached, used on piece with neat LIMBACH c.d.s., 3 Mar 1931, Extremely Fine.
Scott C30.
Michel €600+ ($730).
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Lot 9691

Germany, 1928, 8pf+7pf Coat of Arms, vertical 8pf + "Benutze" and 8pf + "X" (Michel S 54, S 62), each tied on small piece, serendipitously canceled with matching parts of the same "Goethe - Lessing, Jahr 1929, Braunschweig Wolfensbüttel" slogan cancel, Extremely Fine.
Scott B24.
Michel €850 ($1,040).
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Lot 9692

Germany, 1929, 8pf+4pf & 15pf+5pf Coats of Arms, horizontal tête-bêche 8pf + gutter + "X" + 15pf (Michel KZ 16), o.g., never hinged, Extremely Fine.
Scott B29, B30.
Michel €450 ($550).
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Lot 9693

Germany, 1931, 8pf+4pf Dresden Zwinger, horizontal 8pf + +gutter + gutter + 8pf (Michel WZ 5), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Scott B38.
Michel €450 ($550).
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Lot 9694
Germany, 1936 Olympics Photobook, 2 volumes, published by Cigaretten Bilderdienst Altona-Bahrenfeld, with photos of Hitler, Hindenburg, Jesse Owens neatly glued into the volumes, great ephemeral material, please peruse, Fine to Very Fine.
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Lot 9695

German Offices in the Turkish Empire, Forerunner, 1875, Germany 2m Numeral (Michel V 37e), horizontal pair tied on piece of parcel card by "Constantinopel 2" c.d.s. with stars, 16 Sep 1897, Very Fine.
Michel €600+ ($730).
Estimate $150 - 200.
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Lot 9696
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German East Africa, 1901, 2p-3r Yacht complete (Scott 11-21), 3r canceled AMANI, 24 Dec 1908, Very Fine.
Michel 11-21; €460 ($560).
Scott $496.
Estimate $150 - 200.
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Lot 9697

Germany: Saar, 1928-29, Saarbrücken - Paris & Saarbrücken - Berlin, cover canceled Sep 20, 1928, and backstamped Paris the same day, and card canceled May 21, 1929, with Berlin receiver of the same date on the front; the cover has some damp staining and light toning, the card is Very Fine.
AAMC 1-2. Muller 1, 3.
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Lot 9698

Germany: Saar & Memel, Small Mint & Used Collection, 1920-34, on Ka-Be pages; most of the value is in Saar including mint 139-154 (NH), B5-8 (NH), and B16-22; virtually all clean and F-VF.
Scott $1,600.
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Lot 9699

German WW2 Occupation of Mährisch-Ostrau, Airmail, 1939, 20Kc deep blue, perf 13¾ overprinted (Michel 27A), o.g., very lightly hinged, Very Fine.
Michel €600 ($730).
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Lot 9700

Germany, World War II Occupation Issues, Engaging Collection, 1939-45, From Albania to Ukraine, all in a Safe hingeless album; Bohemia & Moravia, Poland, Alsace, Luxembourg and Ukraine appear complete mint, Channel Islands includes a bisected 2d King George VI orange on cover, nice Baltics, an imperforate Theresienstadt stamp, several Bulgaria/Macedonia signed Krischke BPP, Montenegro items signed Hoffman-Gieseke or Schlenger, etc., Fine to Very Fine, set aside time to view.
Estimate $250 - 350.
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Lot 9701

German Local Issues, 1945-1947, German Local Issues, Ukranian D.P. Camp Post, four different sets of six values featuring a bust of Lenin and overprinted "Hannover", "Neu-Ulm", "Regensburg", and "Ulm-Donau", respectively, o.g., never hinged (two stamps with album remnants on reverse), Fine to Very Fine. A very scarce group.
Estimate $150 - 200.
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Lot 9702
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Germany: Post World War II, Semi-Postal Welfare Organizations Complete (Scott B310-B313), Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $145.
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Lot 9703

Germany: Post World War II, Freedom Bell Berlin Re-Engraved (Scott 9N75-9N9), Very Fine.
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Lot 9704
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Germany: Soviet Zone - Berlin & Brandenburg, 1945, 5pf Bear of Berlin, perforation varieties, a fun trio, featuring a single imperforate, a zigzag-perforated single misperforated horizontally, plus a right margin pair misperforated (showing portions of six stamps), imperforate never hinged, single lightly hinged, pair appears never hinged but with offset on gum from sheet below, nonetheless, a Very Fine holding, specialist's delight.
Michel 1AA u x U vars.
Estimate $150 - 200.
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Lot 9705

German Democratic Republic, 1953, 80pf Thälmann (Scott 134), 25 blocks of 4, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $600.
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Lot 9706

German Democratic Republic, 1953, Karl Marx souvenir sheets, perforated and imperforate (Scott 144a, 146a), clean o.g., never hinged, bright colors, Very Fine.
Michel Block 8A-B, 9A-B.
Scott $480.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 9707

Germany: Berlin, 1949, U.P.U. complete (Scott 9N35-9N41), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Michel 35-41; €750 ($920).
Scott $750.
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Lot 9708

Germany: Berlin, Bountiful Stock to 1986, in a 22-page (44-side) stockbook starting with the Freedom Bell set and running through 1986's Welfare Semi-Postal set; earliest issues a bit hit-and miss, but coverage and quantities begin to pick up around the early 1960s; useful but not overwhelming duplication throughout; note several souvenir sheets, strips or blocks, margin issues, even a booklet, Very Fine overall, excellent material for the bourse or online dealer; inspect.
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 9709
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Germany: Saar, 1949, Youth Hostels complete (Scott B65-B66), canceled Mettlach, 6 Jun 1949, Very Fine.
Scott $220.
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Lot 9710
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Germany: French Zone - Baden, 1949, Red Cross souvenir sheet (Scott 5NB4a), canceled central "Stockach (Baden)" c.d.s., 20 Apr 1949, Very Fine.
Michel Block 2; €1,500 ($1,830).
Scott $1,350.
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Lot 9711

Germany: Federal Republic, 1949, Stamp Centenary complete (Scott 667-668, B309), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Scott $103.
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Lot 9712

Germany: Federal Republic, 1954-60, straight-ahead coils compilation, strips of 5, comprising, per the consignor's notes, Scott #708var, 756R (2), 759R (2), 829, 832, and Michel #506-510R (the last set with control numbers on reverse); all in pristine strips of five; plus Michel S49y-S52y combination pairs, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, have a quick look.
Estimate $150 - 200.
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Lot 9713

Germany: Federal Republic, 1953, Heuss complete (Scott 702-721), Fine to Very Fine.
Michel 177-196.
Scott $225.
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Lot 9714
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Germany: Federal Republic, 1955, 2DM 50pf Heuss Booklet (Scott 702a, 704a, 708a), "Pelikan Königsblau…" back cover, o.g., never hinged, all perforations intact, Extremely Fine.
Michel MH 2a; €320 ($390).
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Lot 9715
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Germany: Federal Republic, Essentially Complete Collection, 1945-74, neatly mounted in a Schwaneberger springback album, missing just a handful of individual items for completion; note Posthorns complete, strong Semi-Postals, souvenir sheets used and/or on cover, booklet singles and panes, etc., etc.; interesting array of material used on cover as well, with many items showing expo or slogan cancels, Fine to Very Fine or better, worth a look.
Estimate $500 - 750.
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Lot 9716
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Germany: Federal Republic, Used Collection, 1975-2000. Includes over 1,400 stamps, items range from Scott #1154//2184 and B521//B881, housed on white stock pages, a few miscellaneous items not counted, a keen little lot for a collector or dealer alike, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,600.
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