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Lot 1135
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German States: Baden, 1852, 1kr black on dark buff (Scott 1, 1a), a grand couple, one from each printing (first printing on thin paper, second printing on thick); each a lovely three-margined example, with the first printing showing frameline of stamp at left, Fine to Very Fine.
Michel 1b, 1a; €1,320 ($1,550).
Scott $1,050.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $150.
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Lot 1136

German States: Baden, 1858, 3kr black on blue (Scott 8), large margins top and bottom, side margins close or just in at bottom left and top right, an immaculate copy with full o.g. that is ever so lightly hinged, Very Fine, signed A. Diena.
Michel 8; €1,800 ($2,120).
Scott $1,450.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $150.
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Lot 1137
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German States: Bavaria, 1872, 9kr pale brown (Scott 27a, 27), two singles exhibiting both watermark varieties; Scott #27 with upper left corner perforation missing, Very Fine, #27a Superb.
Michel 28X, 28Y; €605 ($710).
Scott $479.
Estimate $150 - 200.
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Lot 1138
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German States: Bavaria, Postage Due, 1862, 3kr black (Scott J1), bottom sheet margin block of 4, unused without gum, ample to large margins with full dividing line at left and right; minute pinhole in upper right stamp, otherwise Very Fine, signed Richter.
Michel P 1; €400 +++ ($470).
Scott $325 +++.
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 1139

German States: Helgoland, 1879, 5m deep green, aniline rose & black (Scott 23), o.g., very lightly hinged, a lovely copy, Very Fine, signed.
SG 19. Michel 20A.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $150.
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Lot 1140
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German States: Saxony, 1856, 3ngr, shades study (Scott 13, 13a [2], 13b), a lovely group of four: the standard vermilion, two copies of the orange brown (one with small thin), plus a deep brown; each four-margined (though #13b cut close bottom right) and exhibiting a different cancel type, Very Fine as a whole.
Michel 12a, 12b [2], 12ca; €2,080 ($2,440).
Scott $890.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $140.
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Lot 1141
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German States: Württemberg, 1851-52, First Issue, with varieties (Scott 1-4, 6), a very pretty group of nine, comprising four 1Kr, two 3Kr, two 6Kr and a single 18Kr, the 1Kr, 3Kr and 6Kr present in shades; lovely cancels, including in several in blue and a rare Railway cancel, sound and generally exceptionally well centered, Very Fine+, a tough issue, especially this nice.
Michel 1-3, 5.
Scott $1,900+.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $200.
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Lot 1142
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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 ($940).
Scott $725.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 1143
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German States: Württemberg, 1861, 18kr dark blue on thin paper (Scott 29), a very pretty example with a half-circle town cancel, as perfectly centered as they come on these tight-margined stamps, Very Fine+.
Michel 20y; €2,800 ($3,290).
Scott $2,250.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $200.
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Lot 1144
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German States: Württemberg, 1861, 18kr dark blue on thin paper (Scott 29), a deeply colored example with centrally struck Stuttgart c.d.s.; toning and several small thins at top, still at least Fine to Very Fine.
Michel 20y; €2,800 ($3,290).
Scott $2,250.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $150.
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Lot 1145
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German States: Württemberg, 1862, 1kr-9kr Arms issue complete (Scott 30-33), a cheerful set of four, each bearing a nicely struck Stuttgart c.d.s., bright colors; 9Kr beautifully centered amid tight margins; 1Kr with small thin and perforation damage at top, Fine to Very Fine+ as a group.
Michel 21-24; €1,710 ($2,010).
Scott $1,447.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $160.
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Lot 1146

Germany, 1872, Shield Issues group (Scott 1//28), on dealer sales pages, 18 items in all; includes shades, Michel-listed varieties, etc.; generally fresh and all sound; centering varies, as to be expected, includes, per the consignor, a Michel #21c (expertised; catalogue value €7,000 hinged), Fine to Very Fine+, a great lot for the specialist or the dealer; inspect, several signed.
Scott $4,600+.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $500.
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Lot 1147

Germany, 1872, Shield Issues selection (Scott 1//28), 13 items, all on dealer sales pages; offering shades, Michel-listed varieties, a nice array of cancel towns and types, etc.; fresh, with most sound (a few faults noted on pages), Fine to Very Fine with several better, be sure to view, several signed, #26 with 1983 Friedl Expert Committee certificate.
Scott $4,600+.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $400.
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Lot 1148
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Germany, 1875-1900, the Eagle Has Landed collection, a selection of 48 items in all, mixed mint and used, for the period; majority of items are Eagles, be they "Pfennige", "Pfennig" or Reichspost "Pf.", along with a handful of #36 (in a lovely array of shades) and Crowned Numerals; the collector heavily annotated each sales page, providing Michel and Scott numbers, notes on varieties and colors, cancels, etc.; check it out, Very Fine on the whole.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $150.
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Lot 1149
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Germany, 1900-22, a feast of classics, on collector-annotated sales pages; a wide range of individual issues focusing on the Germania and Symbols of Empire series; note a #45 gutter block of six never hinged, #66a ("Dfutsches Reich") never hinged, mint and used examples of the Mark-values, a never hinged corner margin block of 4 of #92, multiple cancel types, etc., etc., Very Fine overall, viewing a must.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $375.
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Lot 1150
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Germany, 1900-34, mint and used balance of consignment, from Germania to Schiller, with Inflations, overprinted Bavarias, Posthorns and Farmers in between; collector has annotated (and re-annotated) sales pages with Michel and Scott numbers, varieties noted, color shades, watermark differences, etc., etc.; many signed, some with duplication, Very Fine group, worth a thorough review.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $250.
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Lot 1151

Germany, 1900, 1m dark carmine-red (Scott 62 var.), o.g., never hinged, fresh and well centered, Very Fine, signed Dr. Oechsner BPP.
Michel 63b; €2,400 ($2,820).
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
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Lot 1152
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Germany, 1900, 5m slate & carmine, type I, unretouched (Scott 65), canceled 1 Jun 1901; pressed crease at left ending in (sealed) tear at top, Very Fine appearance. A very scarce stamp, with 1992 A.P.S. certificate.
Michel 66 I; €2,800 ($3,290).
Scott $2,250.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $400.
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Lot 1153
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Germany, 1911-34, exploded booklets and panes, six booklets (Michel #MH1 with only interleavings) plus four individual panes or groups of press sheet multiples; collector has labelled each page, which include #HB1aI, MH5II, MH12B, MH13B, MH33, MH35, HB23, a complete set of Hindenburg se-tenants, plus a lovely duo of Germania blue-and-red se-tenants; a perfect little study group or for the collector looking for panes to complement his or her booklet collection, Very Fine, a must-view item to fully appreciate.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $400.
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Lot 1154

Germany, 1914-49, Wartime Propaganda Stamps and Post-War Locals, mainly from Germany proper, but including areas overrun; a wealth of fun and sometimes obscure material, including blocks of 4 of the 10pf and 15pf Germania forgeries of WWI, Hitler Death Masks, Ukrainian Local Post issues of 1945-49 (including one "Underground Post of Ukraine" set), a "Weihnachten 1941" Feldpost Rhodes overprint, private 1945 Mecklenburg overprints, plus Polish Red Cross Dachau souvenir sheets (duplicates), etc.; all bright, fresh and mint, Very Fine, an interesting assortment of mind games and memorials; inspection invited.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $475.
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Lot 1155
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Germany, 1930-50s, souvenir sheets to remember, a magnificent array including from the Empire and Reich IPOSTA and OSTROPA sheets, Olympics, München Riem, Hitler Heads (with and without inscriptions); Baden, Thüringen and Württemberg Occupation sheets, Saar Flood Relief sheets (both Semi-Postal and Air Semi-Postal), DDR Karl Marx sheets (perforated and imperforate) and Goethe, BRD Beethoven, etc., etc.; even includes a couple sheets first day cancelled; loads of catalogue value—and the sheets are all in excellent condition, Very Fine on the whole, a bit jumbled, but be sure to add this to your must-view list.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $1,200.
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Lot 1156

Germany, 1936 (Jan. 25), registered cover sent via Steamer Europa, Bremen to New York, a phenomenal eye-catcher of a cover; oversized linen envelope franked with three complete rows from the press sheet of stamps that went into the making of German booklet Michel #41 (pane #H-Blatt 104; Scott #B69 & B74), showing the tête-bêche plate arrangement; stamps cancelled by 12 strikes of the German-language "Deutsch-Amerikanisch Seepost/Bremen-/New York/25.1.36/Norddeutscher/Lloyd/D. Europa" bridge-type c.d.s., with manuscript "Einschreiben" at lower left alongside Seapost Registry label; reverse bears two black New York Registry Division 1.31.1936 receivers in black and a Times Square Station Feb 1 1936 receiver in violet; opened top and left, Very Fine, a true showpiece.
Estimate $350 - 500.
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Lot 1157

Germany, 1923, 20m+1000m Rhine & Ruhr Help, background inverted (Scott 155a), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Scott $675.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 1158

Germany, 1930, IPOSTA souvenir sheet (Scott B33), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Michel Block 1; €1,600 ($1,880).
Scott $1,250.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $375.
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Lot 1159

Germany, 1933, Nothilfe souvenir sheet (Scott B58), o.g., lightly hinged, Very Fine.
Michel Block 2; €1,500 ($1,760).
Scott $1,450.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $425.
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Lot 1160

Germany, 1933, Nothilfe, 5pf-50pf complete, se-tenant strip from the souvenir sheet (Scott B58a-B58d), o.g., never hinged; bit of minor toning on reverse of the 5pf, otherwise Very Fine.
Michel 508-511; €1,200 ($1,410).
Scott $960.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $100.
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Lot 1161
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Germany, 1933, Nothilfe, 5pf-50pf complete, singles from the souvenir sheet (Scott B58a-B58d), the 5pf, 10pf & 20pf still se-tenant, canceled neat Windbergen c.d.s.s, 15 Aug 1934, Very Fine.
Michel 508-511; €2,000 ($2,350).
Scott $1,600.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $350.
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Lot 1162
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Germany, 1935, OSTROPA souvenir sheet (Scott B68), two strikes Exhibition Pictorial cancel, 26 Jun 1933, Very Fine. A solid, pristine sheet—one that had its gum removed many years ago.
Michel Block 3; €1,100 ($1,290).
Scott $700.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $225.
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Lot 1163
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Germany, Airmail, 1912-34, take-off selection, a bright and fresh compilation of early German Airs, running from a set of 10pf-30pf Rhein Post stamps, to a Leipzig Local Airpost, three copies of the Liegnitz Semi-Official, and then on to the Carrier Pigeon issues, the German Eagle, the Zeppelins (basics, South America, Polar and Chicago—not all as complete sets, but with duplication), and coming in for landing with the 1934 Sun, Globe & Eagle and Lilienthal issue; a very pretty compilation, perfect for the internet dealer, Very Fine on the whole, be sure to view, in person or online.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $950.
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Lot 1164

Germany, Airmail, 1930, So. America Flight Zeppelins, 2m-4m complete (Scott C38-C39), each tied on piece by a 1930 onboard Zeppelin cancel, the 2m on 16 Jul (Iceland Flight), the 4m on 19 May (South America Flight), the latter also tied by the green 31 May Lakehurst Zeppelin receiver, Very Fine.
Michel 438-439; €800+ ($940).
Scott $800+.
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 1165

Germany, Airmail, 1930, So. America Flight Zeppelins, 2m-4m complete (Scott C38-C39), tied on piece by Friedrichshafen c.d.s.s, 18 May 1930, Very Fine.
Michel 438-439; €800 ($940).
Scott $800.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $200.
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Lot 1166

Germany, Airmail, 1930, So. America Flight Zeppelins, 2m-4m complete (Scott C38-C39), each on cacheted flight cover, the 2m South America Flight flown Friedrichshafen - Seville (slightly reduced at left); the 4m on Do.-X America Flight card, Friedrichshafen - Brazil (slight corner creases not affecting stamp), otherwise Very Fine.
Michel 438-439; €1,000 ($1,180).
Scott $850.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $180.
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Lot 1167

Germany, Airmail, 1933, Chicago Flight Zeppelins, 1m-4m complete (Scott C43-C45), o.g., very lightly hinged, bright colors on lily-white paper, Fine to Very Fine+.
Michel 496-498; €1,200 ($1,410).
Scott $950.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $160.
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Lot 1168

Germany, Airmail, 1933, 1m Chicago Flight Zeppelin (Scott C43), o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Michel 496.
Scott $2,700.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $325.
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Lot 1169

Germany, Airmail, 1934, 2m Lilienthal & 3m Zeppelin (Scott C55-C56), upper left corner blocks of 4 with vertical gum ridges, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Michel 538x-539x; €1,320 ($1,550).
Scott $1,040.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $180.
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Lot 1170

Germany, Airmail Semi-Official, 1912, 10pf "E. EL. P." overprint (Scott CL5), left sheet margin single, o.g., very lightly hinged, Fine to Very Fine, signed Richter.
Michel V; €900 ($1,060).
Scott $725.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $250.
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Lot 1171

German Colonies: German East Africa, 1901, 3r carmine & slate (Scott 21), tied by two strikes KILWA c.d.s., 25 Nov 1905, on registered cover to Brooklyn N.Y.; backstamped Brooklyn Dec 24 & Dec 25, Fine to Very Fine.
Michel 21a; €500 ($590).
Scott $500.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $200.
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Lot 1172

German Colonies: Mariana Islands, 1901, 5m slate & carmine (Scott 29), tied by Saipan c.d.s.'s on a small, neat registered 1912 cover to Germany, Very Fine.
Michel 19; €900 ($1,060).
Scott $500 off cover.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $160.
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Lot 1173

Germany: Marienwerder, 1920, 50pf Germania overprinted, on orange white paper (Scott 28var), o.g., very lightly hinged, Very Fine, a rare example of this later-issued paper variety: only 600 printed, ex-Harry Brown Estate, signed thrice.
Michel 17 y; €1,000 ($1,180).
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $160.
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Lot 1174

Germany: WWII Occupation of Reichenberg-Maffersdorf, 1938, Liberation overprint on 1Kc dark rose carmine & 2Kc gray blue, o.g., never hinged, exceptionally fresh, both front and back, Fine to Very Fine, each signed M.E. Sieger.
SG 102-103; £2,000 ($2,660).
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $200.
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Lot 1175

Germany: WWII Occupation of Rumburg, 1938, Liberation overprint on Newspaper Stamp, 100h on 50 orange (Michel 22), o.g., never hinged, post office fresh with huge balanced margins, Extremely Fine. Only 200 were issued, signed Botscheck ("HB").
Michel €1,100 ($1,290).
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $200.
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Lot 1176
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Germany: WWII Occupation of Belgium, 1942, The "Ghent Issue" miniature sheets complete, set of four, perforated, issued for Ghent's Stamp Day Exposition, without gum as issued, Very Fine, 2013 Robert Brunel "mini" certificate accompanies.
Michel XXI-XXIV; €200 ($240).
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $130.
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Lot 1177

Germany: WWII Occupation of France, 1941, French Legion, overprint doubled, o.g., very lightly hinged, left sheet margin single; also another single with the overprint split horizontally, Very Fine.
Michel IV DD.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $100.
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Lot 1178

Germany: WWII Occupation of France, 1941, French Legion souvenir sheet (Yvert 1), o.g., never hinged, Extremely Fine, a pristine sheet, signed Calves.
Yvert €700 ($820).
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $250.
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Lot 1179

Germany: WWII Feldpost, 1943, Tunis, group of three: normal (Michel #5, with light printing), on light cream paper (#5b) and printed in dark brown (#5a); each wonderfully centered, Fine to Very Fine+, #5a and 5b signed.
Michel 5vars; €730 ($860).
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $425.
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Lot 1180
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Germany: WWII Propaganda Issues, 1944, ½d "This War Is a Jewish War" and 1½d "SSSR-Britannia", without gum as issued; some perforation toning, still Fine to Very Fine, scarce.
Michel 1-2; €400 ($470).
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $150.
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Lot 1181

Germany: Barsinghausen Locals, 1945, 1pf-20pf, Type I overprint, o.g., lightly hinged, the set complete, fresh and bright, Very Fine, each signed Richter.
Michel 1-7; €750 for never hinged ($880).
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $150.
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Lot 1182

Germany: Grabow (Mecklenburg) Locals, 1945, 1pf-5M, o.g., very lightly hinged, the set complete, with both varieties of the 6pf, Very Fine, a tough issue, especially as a complete set, ex-Harry Brown Estate, each signed CJK (C Jens Kung).
Michel A1-16, I-IV.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $400.
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Lot 1183

Germany: Löbau Local, 1945, 6pf blue violet, with blue violet handstamped overprint, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, approximately 100 printed, ex-Harry Brown Estate, twice signed.
Michel 1 var.; €1,700+ ($2,000).
Estimate $400 - 600.
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Lot 1184

Germany: Löbau Local, 1945, 6pf light violet, with blue handstamped overprint, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine+, approximately 100 printed, ex-Harry Brown Estate, signed Richter.
Michel 1; €1,700 ($2,000).
Estimate $400 - 600.
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Lot 1185

Germany: Löbau Local, 1945, 12pf, light carmine red shade; overprint in blue violet, o.g., never hinged, incredibly fresh, Very Fine, very rare; unpriced mint in Michel (used lists €4,000!), ex-Harry Brown Estate, signed Richter.
Michel 2.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $225.
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Lot 1186

Germany: Löbau Local, 1945, 12pf, carmine red shade; overprint in blue violet, o.g., never hinged, incredibly fresh, Very Fine, very rare; unpriced mint in Michel (used lists €4,000!), ex-Harry Brown Estate, signed Richter.
Michel 2.
Estimate $400 - 600.
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Lot 1187

Germany: Löbau Locals, 1945, 1pf-5M, overprinted in black; 6pf, 8pf and 12pf with shades; #3 with tiny thin, several show gum loss, still Very Fine overall, a rare set, ex-Harry Brown Estate, 5M value signed Hans-Karl Pennig.
Michel 3-25.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $160.
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Lot 1188
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Germany: Löbau Locals, 1945, 10pf & 12pf, 10pf reprint, 12pf original, 12pf never hinged; 10pf disturbed o.g., Very Fine, rare; #26ND lists €120 in Michel, #27 unpriced, ex-Harry Brown Estate, 10pf signed Richter, 12pf CJK.
Michel 26ND, 27.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $225.
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Lot 1189

Germany: Meißen Local, 1945, 5pf, with yellow overprint, o.g., never hinged, fresh as the day it was purchased, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, very rare, ex-Harry Brown Estate, signed.
Michel 27; €1,300 ($1,530).
Estimate $250 - 350.
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Lot 1190

Germany: Schwarzenberg Locals, 1945, 1pf to 5M, clean and fresh; includes #5Ia and 5Ib, o.g., lightly hinged, Very Fine overall, ex-Harry Brown Estate.
Michel 1I-23I; €670 ($790).
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $180.
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Lot 1192
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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 1193
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Lot 1194
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German Democratic Republic, 1952-53, 2pf-84pf Personalities issue, postally used, watermark 2, the complete set, actually having seen postal use (rather than being CTO); includes #338aY, and varieties of #339 and 340; one or two show some scrapings from handling, which here just adds to the value, Very Fine.
Michel 327-341; €1,000 ($1,180).
Estimate $250 - 350.
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Lot 1195

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 1196

German Democratic Republic, Officials, 1959-65, sets complete (and some in quantity), a great opportunity for the savvy collector or dealer; sets include Michel #B16-B31, B24-B29, C1-C15, C31I-C31VXII, C32I-C32IV, C33-C36, C37-C38, C39, C40-C45, C46-C48, C49-C51, C52-C53, C55-C60, several D's (mint, used and used on piece) plus E1; many sets usefully duplicated, for variety-spotting or trading, all appear fresh and clean, and all are marked (on dealer pages) as never hinged, Very Fine, take a look; you don't often see this material.
Michel B24//E1.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $200.
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Lot 1197

Germany: Berlin, 1948, Black Overprints complete (Scott 9N1-9N20), the complete set on two registered covers to the U.S. postmarked with two Berlin-Charlottenburg 2 Airlift cancels, 5 Oct 1948, backstamped New York, 31 Oct & 1 Nov; backflaps partly or completely missing, covers and stamps Very Fine, 2004 HD Schlegel certificate., with 2004 H-D Schlegel certificate.
Michel 1-20.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 1198

Germany: Berlin, 1948, Black Overprints complete (Scott 9N1-9N20), tied by Berlin-Neukölln 3.3.(19)49 cancels on two registered local covers (backstamped an hour after the initial postmark), Very Fine.
Michel 1-20.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
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Lot 1199
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Germany: Berlin, 1948, Black Overprints complete less the 80pf (Scott 9N1-14, 9N16-20), Fine to Very Fine.
Michel 1-14, 16-20; €2,370 ($2,780).
Scott $1,813.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $160.
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Lot 1200
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Germany: Berlin, 1948, Black Overprints complete less the 80pf & 84pf (Scott 9N1-14, 9N17-20), Fine to Very Fine.
Michel 1-14, 17-20; €2,270 ($2,670).
Scott $1,738.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $150.
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Lot 1201
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Germany: Berlin, 1949, Red Overprints complete (Scott 9N21-9N34), remarkably fresh with excellent cancels, Fine to Very Fine with better, 1M signed GPSY.
Michel 21-34.
Scott $697.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $200.
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Lot 1202

Germany: Berlin, 1949, U.P.U. complete (Scott 9N35-9N41), o.g., never hinged, exceptionally fresh and bright, Very Fine.
Michel 35-41; €750 ($880).
Scott $550.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $100.
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Lot 1203

Germany: Berlin, 1949, U.P.U. complete (Scott 9N35-9N41), blocks of 4, o.g., never hinged; minor gum disturbance one 12pf & one 1m, Very Fine.
Michel 35-41; €3,000 ($3,520).
Scott $2,200.
Estimate $500 - 750.
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Lot 1204

Germany: Berlin, 1949, Currency Victims souvenir sheet (Scott 9NB3a), o.g., never hinged, as lovely an example as you could hope for, Extremely Fine.
Michel Block 1; €950 ($1,120).
Scott $1,200.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $160.
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Lot 1205

Germany: Berlin, 1949, Currency Victims souvenir sheet and set (Scott 9NB1-3, 9NB3a), natural inclusion in margin, with extra set of singles, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Michel Block 1.
Scott $1,275.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $150.
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Lot 1206

Germany: Berlin, 1949, Currency Victims souvenir sheet (Scott 9NB3a), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Michel Block 1; €950 ($1,120).
Scott $1,200.
Estimate $250 - 350.
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Lot 1207

Germany: Berlin, 1949, Currency Victims souvenir sheet (Scott 9NB3a), o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Michel Block 1; €950 ($1,120).
Scott $1,200.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $170.
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Lot 1208
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Germany: Berlin, 1949, Currency Victims souvenir sheet (Scott 9NB3a), canceled two strikes Berlin-Charlottenburg pictorial cancel for the German Industrial Fiar, 6 Oct 1950, upper right corner very slightly rounded, otherwise Very Fine.
Michel Block 1; €2,200 ($2,580).
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $225.
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Lot 1209

Germany: Berlin, 1949, Berlin Buildings booklet, a pair of Berlin's first booklet, one unexploded, one exploded making the panes and interleaving (all present) available, Very Fine, a great find for the booklet collector.
Michel MH1; €1,116 ($1,310).
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 1210
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Germany: Berlin, 1956-59, selection of First Day Sheets (ETBs), 39 in total, comprising Berlin #9N135//9N164 and 9NB17-9NB20, plus Federal Republic #738; toning and some foxing throughout, but difficult (and valuable) material, especially Bund ETB #1 (Scott #738, Michel €350) and Berlin ETB #17 (#9N135; Michel €380), Fine to Very Fine, inspection invited.
Estimate $250 - 350.
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Lot 1211

Germany: Saar, 1947, Pictorials, 12 different values imperforate (Scott 156//174 vars.), all in horizontal pairs, comprising 3pf-20pf, 25pf, 30pf, 50pf, 60pf & 75pf, o.g., never hinged, bright and fresh with large balanced margins; 60pf with light pre-printing paper crease, otherwise Very Fine.
Michel 207ZU//222YU; €3,520 ($4,140).
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $550.
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Lot 1212

Germany: Saar, 1947, Pictorials, 12 different imperfs (Scott 156//168, 174 vars.), bright, fresh horizontal pairs comprising the 3pf-10pf, 15pf-20pf, 25pf, 30pf, 50pf and 60pf; plus the 75pf with "falling" watermark, which only exists as a proof, o.g., never hinged, all with large balanced margins, Very Fine.
Michel 207ZU//221ZU, 222XP; €7,340 ($8,620).
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $650.
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Lot 1213

Germany: Saar, 1948, Flood Relief souvenir sheets (Scott B64a, CB1a), o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Michel Blocks 1-2; €1,600 ($1,880).
Scott $1,600.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $250.
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Lot 1214

Germany: Allied Occupation - Bizone, 1946-48, five different imperfs, comprises Scott 547 & 557 (top sheet margin singles), and 585A, 654 & 657 (horizontal pairs) — Michel 928U, 943U, 36IU, 93IVU & 96IVU, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine.
Michel €1,750 ($2,060).
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $325.
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Lot 1215

Germany: Allied Occupation - Bizone, 1948, Worker issue with Posthorn "Band" overprints, 2pf-84pf complete, overprint doubled (Michel 36 I DD-51 I DD), bright and fresh, with eight values showing accounting and/or HAN numbers in margins; includes #A49DD, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, each signed "SB".
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $160.
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Lot 1216

Germany: Allied Occupation - Bizone, 1948, Worker issue with Posthorn "Net" overprints, 2pf-84pf complete, overprint doubled (Michel 36 II DD-51 II DD), a lovely set including several values that are triple overprints, o.g., never hinged, fresh and clean, several with marginal markings, Very Fine, see the full group online, many signed "SB".
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $375.
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Lot 1217

Germany: Allied Occupation - Bizone, 1948, Worker with Posthorn "Band" overprint, 6pf violet, overprint both front and reverse (Michel 37 I R), right margin block of 4, o.g., never hinged, a real eye-catcher, with the roller overprint fully duplicated on the gum side, exceptionally fresh, Extremely Fine, unique as a block? .
Michel €1,000 as four singles ($1,180).
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 1218
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Germany: Allied Occupation - Bizone, 1948, Numerals with Posthorn "Band" overprints, 2pf-84pf complete (Michel 52 I-68 I), complete less #59I (16pf), Very Fine overall, a pretty set, key values signed.
Scott 585A-593.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $100.
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Lot 1219
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Germany: Allied Occupation - Bizone, 1948, Numerals with Posthorn "Band" overprints, 2pf-30pf, with shades (Michel 52 I-63 I), complete less #59I (16pf), including the scarcer #56Ia and 56Ib shades; with shades, Very Fine overall.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $100.
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Lot 1220

Germany: Allied Occupation - Bizone, 1948, Numeral with Posthorn "Band" overprint, 2pf black, partial overprint (Michel 52 I var.), o.g., never hinged, a near-perfectly centered left margin single, with overprint ending just inside left inner oval surrounding the value tablet, Very Fine, unlisted in Michel, signed Dr. Dub.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 1221
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Germany: Allied Occupation - Bizone, 1948, Numerals with Posthorn "Net" overprints, 2pf-84pf complete (Michel 52 II-68 II), including the key 12pf colors, #56IIa and 56IIb, bright and fresh with the better values never hinged; #62II (25pf) repaired lower right corner, Very Fine as a set, many signed Dr. Dub.
Scott 593A-599.
Michel approximately €1,200 ($1,410).
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $190.
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Lot 1222

Germany: Allied Occupation - Bizone, 1948, Unissued Post Horn "Band" & "Net" overprints, 14 different (Michel II-VI & VIII-IX, types I & II), seven of each type, lacking the 1pf & 42pf.
Michel €1,100 ($1,290).
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $160.
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Lot 1223

Germany: Allied Occupation - Bizone, 1948, Unissued Post Horn "Band" & "Net" overprints, 14 different (Michel II-VI & VIII-IX, types I & II), seven of each type, as previous, but in blocks of 4.
Michel €4,400 ($5,170).
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $650.
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Lot 1224

Germany: Allied Occupation - Bizone, 1948, Unissued Post Horn "Band" & "Net" overprints, 5 different (Michel I/I, V/I, IX/I & II/II, VII/II), used on small pieces, the 1pf & 6pf type I together, then the 80pf type I and the 3pf & 42pf type II separately, Very Fine.
Michel €2,010 ($2,360).
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $300.
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Lot 1225

Germany: Allied Occupation - Bizone, 1948, Buildings Series varieties (Michel 93 III, 93IIIa, 101DD, 101U, 102Us, 102C), comprising right margin imperforate pairs of #604 (closed "6" of "60" horizontal, open "6" vertical); #B302 perforated but double printed, plus imperforate single; and #B303 perforated 11 x 11½ x11 x11, plus a horizontal pair imperforate vertically, o.g., never hinged, each fresh and sound, Very Fine, a nice array for the specialist or EFO enthusiast.
Scott 654, B302-B303 vars.
Michel €1,000+ ($1,180).
Estimate $250 - 350.
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Lot 1226
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Germany: Federal Republic, 1951-52, Posthorns complete (Scott 670-685), o.g., never hinged except 8pf & 15pf lightly hinged.
Michel 123-138; €2,150 ($2,530).
Scott $1,715.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $275.
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Lot 1227

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 549y-542y combination pairs, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine, have a quick look.
Estimate $150 - 200.
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