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Lot 1339

German Area, Postal History Stock, 1830-1970's. Approximately 1350 covers, from early stampless period to just after WWII with an occasional modern issue, with a very diverse selection of usages, with censors, parcel cards with several difficult usages, Trans-Atlantic, scarce WWI and WWII issues, locals, as well as the various occupations that one should expect from such turbulent times, containing: Allenstein, Danzig, 1939 Robert Koch postal card, H&G 39 postal card, Memel N77/165-66 registered cover, Upper Silesia 1921 postal card to Brazil, Saar, two 1947 mourning covers, 250 (2) airmail cover to NY, Schleswig, 1-14 complete set on cover, Upper Silesia, Locals, German States: Baden (Michel 20 folded printed bill) (Michel 9 Folded Letter Bühl straight line cancel), Bavaria, more than eight 1850's-60's numerals folded letters, good stationary (mostly postal cards, two 1876 cards to Switzerland and two 1900's messages and reply cards), 192-93 FDC, nice picture post cards, private printed postal cards and private printed stationary, Saxony, Thurn & Taxis (Michel 32/33 folded piece) (Michel 8 1856 folded piece), Wurttemberg, North German Confederacy, Michel 5 on folded piece to Roermond, Germany thirteen early stampless covers, eight embossed Imperial Eagles including a few better on postal cards, other early Reich issues, Germania, 1913 Breslau Exhibition card, nice ppc with ship cancel Prinz Adalbert, 1917 Submarine letter, returned to censor, 1921 JBANA official show post card, 1923 Inflation era cover to Riga, Latvia, 310 (9) on 1923 cover, Michel #P963 postal card, 480/481(2) on 1933 registered cover to Waco, Texas, 461 two singles on two covers, two 1941 censored Jewish covers, three 1941-43 concentration camp covers (Dachau and Sachsenhausen), three 1944 U.S. P.O.W. censored covers, 540-43 registered cover, several 1948 Building's issues, including 5m to Bridgeport, Ct., many better post WWII Bundespost cover with many issues on single covers including: 600-2 on registered cover, 664a with special event cancel on card, 666/ Michel P9 FDC, 667/668(2) cover, 685 on airmail cover, 693 FDC, interesting mixed 1953 Bundespost / Berlin cover, three Erster Flug Europa-Amerika cachet covers with special event cancel, B93-101 on registered cover, B113 on ship ppc with special H.A.L. cancel, B159 (2) on message / reply card, B177-85 on registered airmail cover, B302-3, B310-13 complete set on cover, B314-15 on cover, B318-19 FDC, B325-26 cover, B328-30 cover, B331 FDC, B334-37 complete set cover, fourteen 1932-1934 registered parcel cards to Belgium, WWI and WWII Feldpost cards, Airmails and Zeppelins, 1935 airmail cover to Melbourne, Australia, C61-64 on 1955 Lufthansa first flight cover, 1938 Airmail from Berlin to China and returned via Hong Kong, mint and used postal cards with early Germania to Reich issues, with Michel PR25 1934 Pneumatic card, A.M.G. numerals, 1945 French Zone; Baden, 1946 (Michel P834 postal card), 5N42/5N44(2) cover to Waco, Rheinland-Psalz, Wurttemburg with several unusual multi stamp frankings (mostly Trans-Atlantic to U.S.), 1946 numerals Allied Occupation, 1947-48 Allied Occupation - Workers series, 1947 Taxe Percue pre paid postage Trans-Atlantic cover to U.S., Allied Zone Michel #962 registered cover, 1948 Berlin Airlift, Allied Zone Michel 103a-105a FDC, many nice better early 1950's Berlin covers including several Freedom Bells, Michel 80-81 FDC, Michel W13 FDC, 9N91 (2 FDC), 1951 censored/ postage due/ mourning cover, 1952 German Seapost (missing 10Pf for WZ4), postal stationary: LF2bI, LF2bII mint and used, LF2bIII, LF2bIV, LF2a, LF6, LF6a, LF6b, LF7a, Berlin, 9N13 three covers on Trans-Atlantic to U.S., 25pf numeral strip of three on censored cover to Switzerland, 1945 Russian Zone, 1948 2m Reaching for Peace issue on Soviet Zone cover to U.S., DDR, 80/81(2) from Berlin to Columbus, 264a three covers franked with imperfs from souvenir sheet, B22-25 FDC, B15-16 on first day special event card, 264 imperf single from souvenir sheet, German Occupations - Germania WWI overprints; Belgium, Michel 3 bisection on small cover, N25 on registered censored cover, Lithuania, three covers franked with Michel 9 (x6, x10 and x4) on registered censored covers, 1918 1m registered cover, France, various WWII occupation issues from earlier overprinted German issues to later occupation issues, with, Alsace and Lorraine, Bohemia and Moravia, eleven Guernsey with either bisect George VI or occupation issue covers, Poland, 1940 Getto Mail / Censored cover to Los Angeles, Russia, Germany offices abroad, 5pf Germania overprints on 1909 offices in Palestine, 1903 Germania offices in Morocco singles franking printed matter rate from Tangier to Hamburg, Colonies with overprints on German issues and Kaiser Yacht issues, officials, Hitler cards and covers, various special event covers, Nazi post cards, various ship PPC's and approximately a dozen 19th century Berlin local covers, prices range from about $3 to over $400, well organized for easy break down, previous owners retail value from mid 1990's is $34,942, truly, the story of Germany is the story of the 20th century (…the story of mechanization and the story of societal change), from the early horse riding Prussian's to Stormtroopers unleashing Blitzkrieg upon Europe, it is no wonder this country has always been the focus for so many stamp collectors, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
Current Bid$2,500
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Lot 1340
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German Area, Specialized Dealer Stock, 1851-1950's. On approximately 1,000-1,400 "102" cards in two red counter boxes, with various difficult color shades, numeral cancels that have been attributed to rare cities among the German States, interesting references (not usually counted) of better shades and varieties and plenty of other interesting oddities that seems to make this more of a collection with plenty of duplicates than the typical collection you usually see, with values as low at about 50¢ to hundreds of dollars, with highlights (used, unless noted otherwise): Baden 12, 14, Bavaria 5, 7 Warmensteinach numeral cancel, 8 Augsburg numeral cancel, 136-55, 212-30, 234-36, 238-54 (2 sets), Brunswick 6 on piece, Hamburg, Hanover 4, 6, 13, 18, 22, 20, 29, Heligoland, North German Confederation, Oldenburg, Prussia, Saxony, Schleswig Holstein, Thurn and Taxis, Wurttemberg 7a, 10, 13a, 13a on piece, 16 on piece, 27, 40, Allenstein, Marienwerder, Memel, Schleswig, Upper Silesia, Danzig 195, 206, Saar B61-64, C12 mint and CB1. Condition seems better than usual, but expect some mixed condition, previous owners retail price from mid 1990's was $28,151 which was based upon a discounted Michel or Scott value, prices have changed substantially on some items since that time and should be spot checked for current accuracy, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Current Bid$2,000
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Lot 1341
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German Area, Collection / Stock, 1870's-1960's. In half a dozen stock books and loose album pages, consisting of German Stock and some interesting Occupation and Administrative areas, containing: 665-66 (6 sets), 667-68, 669, 691 (12), 695 (4), 698-701 (5), B310-13, B316-17, B320-23 (3 sets), B325-26 (4 sets), B327-30, B331 (4), B332-33 (4 sets), B334-37 (6 sets), B338-41 (8 sets), B344-47 (14 sets), DDR 82-84 mint and used, 226a mint and used, a group of DDR 1940's under Russian occupation issues, and many nice $20+ sets and singles scattered about, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid$1,000
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Lot 1342
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German Area, Premium Group, 1889-1980's. With better singles on black dealer approval cards and covers in plastic sleeves, most identified or described, many with both Michel and Scott numbers, making it easy to break down or to integrate into your collection, a few of the better items include: stamps (used, unless noted otherwise): German East Africa 1-5, 6-10, 19, German New Guinea 5, 17, 18, German South West Africa 11, Germany 379 NH, 381 NH, C27-34, C35-37, C38-39, C39, C43-45, C46-56, CL4 Gelber Hund on piece, OL15 NH top margin block of four, 5NB5-8 NH, 9N35-41, 9N61-63 NH, DDR 58-67 NH, 82-84 mint, B21a NH, lovely Zusammendrucke group, including Michel S58 mint, S98/S90, W53, WZ8 NH, Danzig 1-15, 63-80, 156-67, 193-99, Saar B76 NH, covers: Brunswick 9 on 1855 folded letter from Wolfenbuttel to Berlin, Germany: 35 inflation era covers, including 239/259/261(4),C15-19 on 1923 Berlin to Hamburg printed matter inflation philatelic airmail cover, B55-57 on large 1934 registered parcel wrapper (measuring 19½ inches by 21 inches) from Heepen to Berlin, several Berlin overprints including Berlin 9N1-16 on registered cover from Berlin to NYC, condition seems better than usual with plenty of better items than usually encountered, including some fresh NH items and some Michel listed varieties, making this a must view for the specialist, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$750
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Lot 1343
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German Area, Small Stockbook of Better Items, 1860's - early 1940's. Bavaria 1893 cover from Ingolstadt to Munich with ad two different red and blue "A. Ganghofer's Bookstore) labels tied to front, Bergedorf Scott 3a, 3 tête-bêche top horizontal pair in a corner block of 4 with two blank positions, signed Calves & Jakubek, Wurttemberg 37 on 1866 mourning cover, Germany 153a-53b used, 398-399 booklet (Michel MH32.3), B19-22 used blocks of four, B21-22 used high values blocks of four, B34-37 used blocks of four, B23-27 used blocks of four, B59-67 used imprint blocks of four (missing B61 and B67), B68 Ostropa souvenir sheet on registered cover, B69-78 used imprint blocks of four, B79-81 used blocks of four, B82-89 used blocks of four, B93-101 used blocks of four, B123-31 used imprint blocks of four, B134-36 first day cover, B140 first day cover, B144-45 used blocks of four, B175 first day cover, B192 first day cover, B203 used block of four, B253-56 first day cover, B292-93 on clean April 20, 1945 registered cover, B316-17 used, B318-19 used, B325-26 used blocks of four, 5N38 and 5N40 used, 9N84-93 set of ten in special presentation booklet and 9NB3a mint, Fine to Very Fine, great group of lovely used multiples and FDC's.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Current Bid$600
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Lot 1344
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German Area: States, Colonies, Occupation and Plebiscites, Collection, 1851-1956. Mounted in Scott specialty album, containing (mostly used) German States: Baden 1-4, 14, 15-16, Bergedorf, only missing one stamp, Bremen 3, 4, 4b, 8, 11, 13 mint, Brunswick 2, 5 with PF certificate, 7-9, 10, 11 mint, 12 several mint blocks, used blocks, used pairs and strips of three on piece, 16, 17, 23 (2), 26, Hamburg 1-2 mint, 1, 3, 9, 12, 17-20, 19 (2), 25, Hanover 1 (2), 2-6, 7 on piece, 9 with PF certificate, 9, 13, 14, 16-17, 17 used on piece, 18-24, 18, 22 (3), 23, 25-29, Lubeck 10-12, Mecklenburg-Schwerin 1, 2a, 2a mint, 3, 5, 6a (2), 8, Mecklenburg-Strelitz 1 mint, 1a mint, 3 mint, Oldenburg 3 on cover, 7, 10 (2), 14, 15, Prussia 2 mint, Prussia 21-22, 23-27, Saxony 3-8, 9-14, Schleswig-Holstein 17, 19, Thurn and Taxis 1, 4 used on piece, 8-11, 13, 14 on piece, 21-26, 42-46, 50 used, Wurttemberg 1-6, 7-10, 10, 13-18, 19-22, 26-27, 30, 31, 34-40, 44, 47-52, 69, O107, German Colonies: Cameroun, Caroline Islands, German East Africa 1-5, German New Guinea, German South-West Africa, Kiauchau, Mariana Islands, Marshall Islands, Samoa, Togo, Occupations: Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Latvia 1N5, Luxembourg, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Plebiscites: Heligoland, Marienwerder, Memel, and Upper Silesia, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance, one of the best collections we have seen in a long time with many difficult items missing from many collections.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Current Bid$750
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Lot 1345
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German Area, Dealer Stock, 1850's-1980's. 800 to 1,000 dealer cards, on 101 size cards in baseball card holders, with values from 20¢ to over $100, written many years ago, containing a few better States and Germany early Empire issues, a few better used semi postals and B104 (2 NH souvenir sheets), with over $11,250 retail or older Scott value, usual mixed condition, when we spot checked the value, many of the stamps have increased substantially, you should also spot check when viewing or ask for a couple sample scans so you can find a good multiplier to determine current value, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Current Bid$600
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Lot 1346

German Area, Dealer Stock, 1889-1980's. Approximately 2,000 #1 glassines in five long black glassine boxes containing likely well over 10,000 stamps, with highlights: 667-68 (3 used sets), 669 (5 used), 688 (3 mint, 15 used), 695 (2 mint, 7 used), B59-67 used set, B93-101 (2 NH sets), B141-3 (4 mint sets), B306-8 (3 NH sets), B310-13 (2 used sets), B314-15 (2 used sets), B316-17 (2 used sets), B318-19 used set, B327-30 (2 used sets), B331 (6 used), B332-33 (5 used sets), B334-37 (1 NH, 2 used sets), B338-41 (3 used sets), B341 (4 used), Berlin overprints (some are signed), 9N63 (4 used), several Freedom Bells and Saar C12 mint, adding up to substantial cumulative value and easy processing time when broken down, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 1347
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German Area and Vatican City, Miscellaneous Collection, Late 19th Century to 1980's. Germany in four old time KABE albums from 19th century to 1960's, with 363-65, B68 mint Ostropa, Olympics Souvenir Sheets used and a nice WWII occupations section, Vatican City in two lovely Lindner hingeless albums with slipcases from 1929-82, a small group of half a dozen USPS year sets from the 1970's, a couple old time stock books of duplicates and a small group of miscellaneous material, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 1348
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German Area, Occupation Issues Collection, 1920-77. Mostly mint, neatly mounted on Scott Specialty pages, some sets containing both mint and used, containing mint (unless noted otherwise): 1N42-55, various printings of A.M.G. issue, 6N30-38 used, 9N1-9N20 mint set, 9N1-20 mixed mint and used set, 9N21-34 used, 9N35-41 mint and used sets, 9N61-63 used, 9N42-60 mint and used sets, 9N70-79 used, 9N84-93 mint and used sets, 9NB1-3 mint and used sets, 9NB3a, 9NB8-11 used and 10NB11 mint and used, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 1349
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German Area, Collection, 1870's-1990's. In 8 Lindner hingeless albums and one Scott Specialty album, five of the Lindner albums with slip cases, five of the albums containing mostly Germany from late 1950's to early 1980's, two albums containing covers from early 1980's and one album from early Empire period, a little sparse except a few of the later Reich period and decent inflation era, plus a group of new issues in new issue envelopes from the late 1990's, Scott album with some useful Imperial Eagles section, a very useful collection as the Lindner albums alone cost many hundreds of dollars, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 1350
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German Area, Zusammendrücke Collection, 1930's-80's. Two smaller albums of the mostly better pieces, two stock books (containing duplication) and a red box full of booklets in larger quantities, duplication ranges from one or two of the earlier issues to around 40 of some of the more common booklets, Michel value seems to range from a few dollars up to €40+ of some earlier pieces, o.g., mostly never hinged, Fine to Very Fine, very interesting collection for the specialist or dealer.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 1351
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German Area, Balance Collection, 1872-1990's. In 8 albums (mostly Schaubek and Lighthouse) and 5 stock books, containing a few early Imperial Eagles, better souvenir sheets with Olympics, Hitler and B106 and a few better sets of late 1940's to early 1950's regular and semi-postal commemoratives incl. B320-23 used, generally Fine to Very Fine, nice and useful collection with plenty of decent sets that quickly add up in value.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 1352
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German Area, Duplicate Stock, 1872-1980's. In three red boxes filled with thousands of glassines, each identified by Scott number and the occasional catalog value or notes, containing many early Imperial Eagles, a few with some very interesting cancels, many Germania sorted by issue, some of the better Bund and DDR late 1940's to early 1950's regular and semi-postal commemoratives and a neat little section of Bavaria revenues, generally Fine to Very Fine, nice and useful stock that quickly adds up in value.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 1353
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German Area, 20th Century Collection. A hodge-podge, but value to be found with a little effort; includes an empty but for the mounts Scott Specialty Germany album with slipcase; three binders of homemade pages (one each BRD 1955-95 (mint, all mounted), Berlin 1956-90 (mint, all mounted) and used DDR); a solid run of mid- to late 1990s new issues singles, souvenir sheets and ETBs; plus a stack of other material loose, with much noted never hinged; we note Reich and BRD booklets and booklet panes (the earliest spotted a Germania, Scott #123d), Reich souvenir sheets (Hitler, Reim, etc.), post-WWII Occupations including Baden and Rheinland-Pfalz miniature sheets, and more, Fine to Very Fine with much better, review a must.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 1354

German Area, Postal History Collection, 1699-1960. Approximately 500 covers in albums and on pages, plus various postal documents, with railroad post, seapost, registered, zeppelin, airmail, states, stampless with & without wafers, propaganda, picture postcards, occupations, commemorative cancels, fantastic array of frankings and rates, as sure a money maker as there is in this lot, happy bidding, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$750
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Lot 1355

German Area, Stampless Cover Collection, 1830-85. A very fine array of over 60 folded letters from around Germany; most to Paris, to the banking firm of B.L. Fould & Fould Oppenheim, though several traveled only within the German area; note cities from Cologne to Worms, with Thurn & Taxis or Prussian postal service town daters plus French transit markings indicating the postal service as well ("Tours-T." or "Prusse"); several Railway cancels, a myriad of Paid or Due markings (the latter the amount in manuscript), plus other auxiliary markings as well; even a Military Postal Service cover to Finland, Very Fine, lovely material worth viewing; see it all online.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Current Bid$600
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Lot 1356
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German Area, Sprawling Collection, 1849-1999. From States to Empire to Reich, with Plebiscites, Offices and post-war states, these three volumes (two Scott Specialized, one Minkus) have them all; mint and used throughout, with solid levels of completion; stronger States include Baden, Bavaria and Württemberg; Empire largely complete; Reich includes souvenir sheets and several Zeppelin issues (basic set used, Chicago Flight never hinged); nice post-war Occupation issues, including Posthorn overprints and Posthorn set complete mostly used; Berlin, DDR, and more; much of use, Fine to Very Fine with better throughout, inspect.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$750
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Lot 1357
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German Area, Enticing Collection, 1850-1956. In two binders on homemade pages covering all areas of German stamps: Empire, Reich, BRD and DDR; States, Offices, Colonies and Occupations; regular issues, Semi-Postals, Airs, Dues, Officials; booklets complete and panes (several with HAN numbers in margins), souvenir sheets, gutter pairs and tête-bêches; even a bit of Feldpost, a few covers (mostly philatelic with commemorative cancels), and some Revenue and ration items; highly complete, with generally sound quality throughout—though expect some earlies to have condition issues; we note Eagles-and-Shields to the 18Kr, Germania/Symbols of Empire sets (including 5M values), solid Inflations, near-complete Reich, Zeppelin Airs; IPOSTA sheet mint, Nothilfe and OSTROPA sheets never hinged, Hanover Export Fair souvenir sheet never hinged, Posthorns parallel mint and used complete, multiple copies of the Marienkirche Semi-Postals (mint or used); several high-value "Sarre" overprints signed BPP, etc., etc., Fine to Very Fine with better throughout, a great lot for the collector or dealer, Brunswig #1 and Hamburg #5A (both used) with APS certificates.
2016 Scott $146,000 (Owner's) Estimate $25,000 - 35,000.
Current Bid$12,500
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Lot 1358
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German Area, Classics Collection, 1850-1956. Housed in a still-sturdy, if a bit musty, Lighthouse stockbook, a highly complete selection of German States, German Empire, Third Reich and (to a lesser extent) post-war German issues, both East and West; useful duplication for the dealer, with not so much that the specialist collector would be overwhelmed; arranged in catalogue order, with States in particular sporting a wide range of cancel types; we note a lovely set of not-often-seen Bavaria Telegraphs (mint), Mecklenburg-Schwerin small-format Ox Heads blocks of 4 (used), a Baden #17 with unusual cancel, Empire #11 (stained, reperfed), two 5M Symbols of Empire examples, solid Germanias, a mint block of 4 Feldpost "Zulassungsmarke", mint post-war Baden, Rheinland-Pfalz and Württemberg issues, and more, Fine to Very Fine with better, inspection invited.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Current Bid$1,500
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Lot 1359
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German Area, Mint & Used Collection, 1850-1975. Mounted in two albums, on pages and on display cards, with Cameroun, Caroline Islands, German East Africa, German South West Africa, Mariana Islands, Marshall Islands, Offices in Morocco, Samoa, Togo, Saar, German States, Occupations, a nice selection of these popular issues, some mixed condition, review, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 1360
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German Area, Mint & Used Collection, 1858-1995. Thousands of stamps presented in two Scott albums, we note Allenstein, Caroline Islands, Danzig, German East Africa & German New Guinea, German South West Africa, German States, Lubeck, Prussia, Saxony, Wurttemberg, strong Empire, 432-435, 436-441, 459-462, 669, B294, B295, B310-B313, B327-B330, airmails, offices in China, offices in Morocco, offices in Turkey, Occupations, used 698-701, 9N70-9N74, 9N75-9N79, 9N359-9N376, DDR includes 58-67, 80-81, 82-84, Kiauchau, Heligoland, Marianas Islands, Marienwerder, Memel, Saar, a terrific collection with many extras, please review, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 1361
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German Area, Mint & Used Collection 1872-1991. Residing in eight volumes and on pages, with Bavaria full mint pane of thirty #34, GDR mint 49-50, 51-52, 82-83, 144a, used 58-67, 78-79, mint & used Germany collection, B105, huge breakdown value, some mixed condition, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 1362
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German Area, Germany, Mint & Used Collection, 1900-2000. Hundreds of mint & used Germany presented in ten volumes, with many blocks of four, better mint includes 665-666, 667-668, 669, 686, 693, 727, 804, B316-B317, B318-B319, B327-B330, B334-B337, C61-C64 blocks of four, fresh & clean, please inspect, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 1363
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German Area, Souvenir Sheet Stock, 1930-90. With plenty of better items, with highlights: 664a (1 mint, 1 used), B33 (3), B68, B90 (15), B91-B92 (2 sets), B92, B103 (4 mint, 1 used), B104 (7 mint, 2 used), B105 (2 mint, 1 used), B106 (3 mint, 5 used), B294 (2 NH), DDR B21a (3 NH), B35a NH, 144a / 146a (2 perf NH sets and 1 imperf o.g. set), 226a (3 NH), 264a (4 NH), 10NB11 and Danzig B21a NH, previous owners retail value from the 1990's is $8500+, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Current Bid$600
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Lot 1364

German Area, Postal History, 1944-75. A delightful collection of covers & cards, better covers include 664a, 804, B320-B323, B33a-B33d, with occupation sets on cover, some with first day cancels, bid early, bid often, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 1365
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German States, Well-Filled Collection. In a homemade album on black pages covering Baden, Bavaria, Hamburg, Hannover, Mecklenburg-Schwerin, North German Confederation, Prussia, Saxony, Thurn & Taxis and Württemberg; a mix of mint (mounted) and used (most hinged), with a few covers, throughout; note Bavaria sets perf and imperf, overprints, plus Telegraphs, Special Delivery and Officials; Württemberg Inflations mint and used plus used Dues; a Thurn & Taxis Registered cover plus stamps duplicated to exhibit shades; note also a selection of Offices in China, Morocco and the Turkish Empire, along with a solid start to a Colonies collection; variety of cancels on the stamps, and an array of additional markings on the covers, Fine to Very Fine with better throughout, well worth inspection.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid$1,000
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Lot 1366
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German States, Impressive Collection, 1850-71. Neatly arrayed on Scott Specialty pages, most of the collector's own design; includes items from Baden, Bavaria, Bergedorf, Braunschweig, Hamburg, Hanover, Lübeck, Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Prussia, Saxony, Schleswig-Holstein, Württemburg, Thurn & Taxis (North and South) and the North German Confederation; incredibly fresh throughout, with bright colors on (nearly all) clean paper; wide range of cancels for the specialist (c.d.s.'s, double-rings, numbered targets, straightlines, cogwheels, semi-circles, Saxon "nets", etc.); a few condition issues noted, but overall a sound and attractive collection, Fine to Very Fine with better throughout, inspection invited.
Scott $7,000 Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$750
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Lot 1367
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German States: Bavaria, Collection, 1849-1920. Mounted on Scott specialty pages, with a very high level of completion only missing a few of the early numerals or the occasional odd value (with some of the later sets in both mint and used condition) which can be incredibly difficult with some of these sets, containing 2, 3 on cover, 3-8, 10, 9-14, 15-18, 20-22, 31-32, various perforated coat of arms in various watermarks including 46, 77-91 used, 94-114 used (only missing a couple values), 212-30 used and 257 and 259 mint blocks of four, Fine to Very Fine, a phenominal collection with some pieces that can be very difficult to find among other collections.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 1368
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Germany, Empire through Reich Period Specialized Dealer Stock, 1872-1945. On approximately 2,000 to 2,500 "102" cards in a red counter box, with various difficult color shades, interesting references (not usually counted) of better shades and varieties and plenty of other interesting oddities that seems to make this more of a collection with plenty of duplicates than the typical collection you usually see, with values as low at about 50¢ to hundreds of dollars, with highlights (used, unless noted otherwise): 1, 8 (2), 22, 32 mint, 77 mint, 78 (2 mint), 79 mint, 115-18, 221-34, 250a mint pair, 254a mint pair, 263, 267, 277, 302, 309, 311, 319, 360 mint, 363-65 on piece, 380 mint, 412 NH, 544-45 NH, 446-47 (2 NH sets), B7, B8-11, B15-18, B23-27 (2), B28-32, B34-37, B38-41, B44-48, B49-57 (mint set and used set), B57 (3 mint, 1 used), B58a mint, B58b mint, B58d mint, B59-67 (3 mint, 2 used), B68a-d mint, B79-81 mint, B82-89 NH, B107-15 NH, B134-36 NH, B141-43 (2 mint, 1 used), B249 imperf mint, C3-14, C26 mint, C26 (2), C27-34 (2), C34, C36 (2 NH), C37 (2 NH), C35-37, C36-37, C43, C44 (2), C46-56 (2), C56 NH, MQ2 (3), MQ3, O3, O40-46 and local labels. Condition seems better than usual, but expect some mixed condition, previous owners retail price from mid 1990's was $47,763 which was based upon a discounted Michel or Scott value, prices have changed substantially on some items since that time and should be spot checked for current accuracy, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.
Current Bid$3,750
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Lot 1369
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Germany, Collection, 1868-1945. Mostly mint, neatly mounted in Scott Specialty album, collection is of superior quality with many of the difficult non-Scott listed varieties that are always of interest to serious collectors, some sets contain both mint and used with various varieties (ie: perf varieties, various shades of earlier Empire and Germania period, booklets and errors), with North German Confederation 1-11, 13-22, Germany 1-11, 8a, 10 mint, 13 town postmark, 14-26 mixed mint and used (with mint stamp if the mint stamp is less expensive), 28 used, 49a used, 51a mint, 52-61, 62-64 mint, 65A used, 65C-74, 248a with APS certificate, 270 (Michel 310 III & V pair), 297a imperf block, 324b value omitted from top stamp and normal at bottom, 325b value omitted (x2), 330-6 margin imprint group, 330 and 332 with horizontal watermark, 351-62, 363-65 used, 370 green gum, 366-84 signed Schlegel, 398-99 booklet, B8-11 used, B28-32 each used on piece, B33 mint and used sheets, B33a block of four, B33a-d mint and used sets, B49-57 used, B58 mint and fresh appearance, B67 used block, B68 Ostropa, B91-92 mint and used sets, various Hitler and Horse souvenir sheets, B220 block of four, B249 imperf pair with BPP certificate, C27-34 mint, very rare C28d and C30b complete booklet, C30a mint, C35-37, C38-39, C40-42 each tied to piece, C40-41 used, C43-45 used, C46-56 mint, CL4, CL4 tied to piece, CL4a "Huna", CL6, several semi-official post issues and a few offices Germania overprint's, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance, condition seems better than usual with many great items that are unusual to find in the States.
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
Current Bid$2,500
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Lot 1370

Germany, Concentration Camp Mail. 15 items, 14 letters/cards, Dachau Oranienburg, Auschwitz, Theresienstadt, a frightening group that shows the postal system in the camps and its use.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$750
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Lot 1371
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Germany, 48 WWII Era Post Cards, 1936-42. Mostly different, 37 of which are various Nazi propaganda cards with a couple soldier or Field Marshall cards, three Smits Anti-Nazi cards, one German destroyer and 7 Heinrich Hoffman nudes, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 1372
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Germany, Label and Cinderella Dealer Stock, 1900's-40's. On approximately 500 to 750 "102" cards, with retail prices ranging from as low as $1 to as high as $10, with some early city scenes, WWI cigarette cards, Deutches Reich cigarette cards, German Actors cards, German revenues and seals and German Not Geld from 1918-22, a must have for a German specialist with plenty of unusual items you don't see often, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 1373
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Germany, Zusammendrücke, Dealer Stock, 1900's-80's. On approximately 200 to 300 "102" cards, with highlights: 9N317a (2), Michel: S110 (2 mint), S2 and S4. Condition seems better than usual, but expect some mixed condition, previous owners retail price from mid 1990's was $2,631 which was based upon a discounted Michel or Scott value, prices have changed substantially on some items since that time and should be spot checked for current accuracy, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 1374
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Germany, American Forgeries, Operation Cornflake Issues, 1943-45. One of the most interesting stories of WWII; the OSS plotted to undermine the confidence of the German people by generating friendly hand written letters addressed to names in a phone book showing how Germany had no chance of winning the war and it would be better if the Germans quit now, letters were stamped with 6pf or 12pf forgery stamp along with stamps morphing Hitler's head with a skull with the inscription "Futsches Reich", the stamps were stuffed in mail bags as the allied bombed the mail trains, they also included these psychological warfare covers, which were neatly picked up by the German's and swiftly delivered to their recipients, includes cover with normal 6pf and 12pf imperf "Futsches Reich" cover and singles: Michel 15 (2), 16 (2) and 17, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$190
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Lot 1375
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Germany, Sensational Regular Issues Collection, 1871-1945. Mostly mounted on homemade Scott Specialty pages, a phenomenal apparently complete "plus" presentation of Empire and Reich philately; features both 18Kr Eagle-and-Shields (#11 used, 26 mint), "Pfennige"/"Pfennig" issues, lovely Germanias including all Mark values (#65 used, 65A mint), and on through Inflations, Hindenburgs and Hitler Heads; features se-tenants, tête-bêche pairs, gutter pairs (regular and tête-bêche), booklet panes (one with HAN number in selvage), and more, including perforated and imperforate Azad Hind sets, Allied forgeries, plus a couple WWII POW covers; light duplication among the Classics, offering the opportunity for cancel studies, Very Fine overall, a pure delight.
Michel €21,000+ ($23,540).
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
Current Bid$2,500
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Lot 1376
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Germany, Classics Collection, 1871-84. Mostly used Eagle & Shield issues on two album pages plus some extras on stock card; includes 1872 2kr Large Shield with Castel bei Mainz c.d.s. (APS certificate), 1872 18kr Large Shield (signed Pfenninger), three additional items with Sommer certificates, etc.; far better quality than usually seen, with a nice array of cancels, Fine to Very Fine overall, a nice collection with considerable catalog value; well worth a close look.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid$1,000
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Lot 1377
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Germany, Appealing Collection, 1871-1920s. Mostly used on homemade pages with a nice mix of covers included; starts with some used North German Confederation, followed by the 1872 issue (nearly complete) used with some shade varieties; a "Pfennige" and "Pfennig" issues assortment with shades and some covers; Crown and Eagle with shades; extensive Germania and the 1M-5M issues with shades, printing and type varieties; 1912 10pf-30pf Rhein-Main Flight mint plus 20pf on flown card; Inflations with many of the used singles signed "Infla-Berlin" and replete with shade varieties; ends with nice section of Officials, Fine to Very Fine with better, a first-rate collection for the specialist in this period.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid$1,000
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Lot 1378

Germany, All Aboard Collection, 1872-1945. A compilation of 64 postal cards, picture post cards and covers conveyed by train; begins with examples from Bavaria, Prussia and Württemberg; followed by early Empire Eagle-and-Shield issues, and on through the period of the Reich; in addition to covers, there are several multi-row stockcards of stamps on- or off-piece bearing railway postal markings, several of which are accompanied by Sommer BPP certificates; also includes a map of the postal rail system; solid retail potential, Fine to Very Fine or better, uncommon material; inspection invited.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 1379

Germany, Postal History Collection, 1890-1960. Approximately 35 covers & cards, better includes C55 on zeppelin cover, B102 on cover, B104 on cover, C52 & C54 on zeppelin cover, C57 & C58 (4) on zeppelin flight cover, 1934 first flight France to South America with C29, C30, C31 & C32, mixed condition, please inspect, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$275
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Lot 1380
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Germany, Specialized Used Collection, 1900-18. On hingeless pages or stock sheets; numerous shade and type varieties of the Germania and Symbols of Empire issue, including the 1900 issue complete with the 2M Michel Types I and II, the 5M Types II (Jäschke-Lantelme cert) and IV, the 1905-11 set with 5M Type AIa (signed), 1914-17 war printing set complete with most signed; following the album pages are several stock sheets with several hundred singles displaying a wide range of shades and town cancels; a few faults as to be expected, but generally fresh and Fine to Very Fine, the perfect collection for the devotee of the issue, with considerable Michel catalogue value for the dealer to consider.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$750
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Lot 1381
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Germany, Germania Specialized Collection, 1900-19. 108 used Germanias plus the various 1M-5M pictorials, all arranged on Safe stockpages with premium issues sprinkled throughout with shade, type and perforation varieties, many with proper signatures; includes (Michel numbers) #64 II signed, 66 II, 66 III, 66 IV, 72 b signed, 78 A a signed, 81 A a signed, 97 A I a signed, etc., Fine to Very Fine, inspection invited.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 1382
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Germany, Back-of-the-Book Collection, 1919-48. Comprising Airs, Officials and post-WWII Occupations; Airs complete less the 4M Polar Flight and include First Issues, Pigeons mint and used, Eagles complete mint (with a few se-tenants, tête-bêche pairs, and booklet panes), plus Zeppelins; selection of Feldpost issues plus two covers (one franked, one stampless); Officials and Local Officials are complete, as are Newspaper and Franchise stamps; Occupations include Belgian, Eupen and Malmédy, plus French Zone, Baden (including several souvenir sheets), Rheinland-Pfalz, and Württemberg; clean, fresh and sound throughout, Fine to Very Fine or better, inspect.
Scott $5,000+ Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Current Bid$650
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Lot 1383
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Germany, Total Semi-Postals Collection, 1922-45. Largely mounted on Scott Specialty pages, some pre-printed, some laid out by the collector; apparently complete, including #B7 used, State Coats-of-Arms mint, Wagner complete mint and used, Workers complete used (less 3pf+2pf, mint), IPOSTA sheet used, Nothilfe mint (staining), OSTROPA no gum, plus all the mid-1930s sheets, SS duo never hinged; features less common material such as se-tenants, tête-bêche pairs, booklet panes, etc.; a number of Semi-Postal covers, Fine to Very Fine with much better, this collection of Bs scores a solid A; inspect.
Scott $13,000+ Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Current Bid$1,300
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Lot 1384

Germany, Commercial Zeppelin Collection. 10 Zeppelin covers, includes 1933 Great Britain to Brazil, 1936 Germany to Uruguay, 1921 Germany to Brazil, 1937 Switzerland to Argentina, and 1931 Germany to Brazil with C35, some better frankings, some mixed condition due to storage conditions, please peruse, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 1385
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Germany, First-Class Third Reich Collection, 1930-45. In three volumes: two Lighthouse hingeless albums with the period virtually complete, nearly all mint and much never hinged from our spot checks, plus a Scott Specialized binder holding homemade pages presenting over 150 covers; stamps include regular issues, Semi-Postals, Airs, Officials and Franchises, along with Generalgouvernement, Occupations from Albania to Zara, Feldpost issues (including for Tunisia), Azad Hind, Dutch Legions miniature sheets, etc., etc.; covers include Airs (including a cover to China plus a Zeppelin South America cachet), Registered, Censored, loads of commemorative cancels, etc.; also included are commemorative sheets with stamps and cancels celebrating Hitler's 50th birthday and the 1936 Olympics (2); generally clean, though humidity has affected stamps and many are stuck to the mounts that hold them—though you should be able to dry and pry them, still Fine to Very Fine, with much better throughout, a wealth of uncommon material; inspect.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid$1,000
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Lot 1386

Germany, Postal History Collection, 1933-45. A collection of approximately 135 cards & covers, better includes registered covers, flight covers, propaganda cards, Zeppelins, Olympics, colorful & attractive, examination urged, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid$400
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Lot 1387
Germany, WWII Photographs, 1936-45. Over (500) WWII German photograph, with over (240) 9½x7" Photo Atlantic photos, approximately one hundred 6½x4½" photos, and approximately 180 4½x3" photos, images include parades, reviews, combat units, soldiers, the Fuehrer greeting dignitaries, armaments, etc., mixed condition with some chipping of edges, a fascinating group of these historic pictures, Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$750
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Lot 1388

Germany, World War II & Holocaust Collection, 1937-46. With hundreds of items including propaganda cards, internment cards, POW cards, ID documents including "J" document from Holland, photos, eight currency bills, camp post literature, red cross, correspondence, incredible research material, needs meticulous inspection, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid$1,000
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Lot 1389
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German Colonies & Offices Abroad, Specialized Dealer Stock, 1884-1905. On approximately 200 to 300 "102" cards in red counter box, with interesting references that makes this more of a collection with plenty of duplicates than the typical collection you usually see, with values as low at about 50¢ to hundreds of dollars, with highlights: Offices in China 35 used, 52 used, Offices in Morocco 38 NH corner margin block of four, 42 used, Offices in Turkey 2, 28, 54, 55-59, 59, Cameroun 16-18, Caroline Islands 16, German East Africa 1-5, 2 (2), 6-10, 19, 20, 22-28, 31-37, German South West Africa 11, 25, 34, Kiautschou 29, 38, 39, 40, Mariana Islands 13, 15, 26, Marshall Islands 3, 22, 23, German New Guinea 1b, 5 (2), 6 (3), 16, 17, Samoa 56, 67, 68, 103, Togo 5 (4), 6 (3), 7-15 and 90. Condition seems better than usual, but expect some mixed condition, previous owners retail price from mid 1990's was $10,241 which was based upon a discounted Michel or Scott value, prices have changed substantially on some items since that time and should be spot checked for current accuracy, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$1,500
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Lot 1390
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Germany: Saar, Collection, 1920-56. Mounted on Scott specialty and Safe pages, containing: 16, 85-98 with various surcharge varieties, 99-116, 104 imperf block of four, B9-15, B65-66, B76 gutter pair, B77-81, B84-88, C12, CB1 and O27-38, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance, useful collection with several better sets that quickly add up in value.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$425
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Lot 1391
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Germany: Danzig, Collection, 1920-39. Mounted on Scott specialty pages, with nearly complete mint stamps with a respectable used section, with the difficult large sets that can sometimes be difficult to find, containing 25-30 and complete mint Burelage varieties, gray and violet, points up and points down and Burelage omitted, 32 used, 43 used, 156-67 mint, 168-92 mint, 193-99 mint and used sets, 200-10 mint, 241-54 mint and used sets, B4-B5 on registered cover, B21a mint, B21a used on registered cover and O42-52, Fine to Very Fine, this is one of the best Danzig collection we have seen in a very long time with many of the difficult items missing from most collections.
Scott $3,750+ Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$750
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Lot 1392
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German Local Issues, 1945-1947, German Local Issues, Fantastic Collection with Extras, 1945-47. A stunning collection presented in dealer sales cards, manila stockbook pages and homemade album pages; mix of Sudetenland "Wir sind frei" overprints on Czechoslovakia issues (including Michel #Block 1, Block 3 and Block 4, all mint), a never hinged French Expeditionary Corps Polar Bear imperforate, Zante #1 never hinged (signed), Bohemia & Moravia, a Theresienstadt red brown with full bottom margin (partial number capture), Rumburg, Reichenberg-Maffersdorf, etc., plus a wide-ranging array of Locals, including Glauchau #1-18 never hinged, Görlitz, Soviet Zone number-town overprints (16 Jena 1 issues as blocks of four, most margin blocks), Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Stadt Strausberg, a Pskov #16 mint, plus Cottbus to Großräschen, Lübbenau to Oldenburg, and Plauen to Thuringia…and even some strongly duplicated Heligoland; huge catalogue value with great resale potential, Fine to Very Fine with much better, a specialist's delight and a must-view.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Current Bid$1,500
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Lot 1393
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German Local Issues, 1945-1947, German Local Issues, Extensive Collection, 1945-1947. Neatly mounted or hinged on Scott Specialty pages to the collector's arrangement; begins with six pages of Soviet Zone district overprints (including a pair of "16 Gotha 2" on cover), and continues with Berlin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, East Saxony, Province of Saxony, West Saxony, Thuringia (including #16N3, 16N9, 16N9f and 16NB4), plus Locals from Aue (unlisted; signed "Bo"), Bad Nauheim, Cottbus, Döbeln, Falkensee, Finsterwalde, and many more through Storkow and Strausberg; covers throughout (€2500, per the consignor), offering a great postal history sub-section (and material for your exhibit); one of the nicest and most complete of these collections we've seen, Fine to Very Fine with much better throughout, inspection a must.
Michel €9,500+ ($10,650).
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Current Bid$1,300
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Lot 1394
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Germany: Allied and Russian Occupations Post WWII, Specialized Dealer Stock 1945-1949. On approximately 1,000 "102" cards in two red counter boxes, with various difficult color shades, interesting references (not usually counted) of better shades and varieties and plenty of other interesting oddities that seems to make this more of a collection with plenty of duplicates than the typical collection you usually see, with values as low at about 50¢ to hundreds of dollars, with highlights (used, unless noted otherwise): Alsace and Lorraine N2 mint, N5, N8 mint, N14 mint, Germany: 600-16 (2 mint sets), 664a mint, Occupation of Belgium, Eupen, Malmedy, Bohemia and Moravia, Channel Islands with a great variety of difficult Guernsey and Jersey, 3N19-20 on piece, 5N28-40 mint, 6N30-38, Allied Occupation IVa-IVb, various German locals, Poland N30-55, N33-47 NH, NQ1-15 NH, NQ1-15, Serbia 2NB7-10. Condition seems better than usual, but expect some mixed condition, previous owners retail price from mid 1990's was $15,897 which was based upon a discounted Michel or Scott value, prices have changed substantially on some items since that time and should be spot checked for current accuracy, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Current Bid$1,300
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Lot 1395
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Germany, Bundespost Collection, 1946-78. Mostly mint, neatly mounted in Scott Specialty album, some sets containing both mint and used with various varieties (ie: perf varieties and errors), containing mint: 585A-93, 593A-99 signed Schlegel, 606 block of four variety with post horn band normal and inverted, signed Schlegel, 1948 Buildings in various perforations, 641 imperf right margin single, 654 horizontal and vertical imperf pairs, 657 horizontal imperf pair and vertical pair imperf between, 670-85 Posthorns, 702-21 Heuss, complete NH booklet 702a, 704a, 708a, 1756 imperf with BPP certificate, B314-15 NH and used: 664a used on registered cover, B310-13, B320-23 and B327-30, lovely collection of high quality with several really nice and attractive varieties, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$325
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Lot 1396

Germany, Postal History, 1945-2010. Thousands of covers & cards, with first days, commercial, commemorative cancels, cacheted, picture postcards, censored, DDR covers, and so many more, inspection invited, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 1397

Germany: Berlin, Ersttagsblatt (ETB) Selection, 1961-1997. First Day Issues on official cards in eight albums, includes many of the premium items, manyl hundreds, inspection invited, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 1398
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German Democratic Republic, Dealer Stock, 1948-90. On approximately 1,800 to 2,400 "102" cards in three red counter boxes, with highlights: 54-57A (2 mint), 58-67 (2), 82-83 mint, 82-84 used and O33-36 mint. Condition seems better than usual, but expect some mixed condition, previous owners retail price from mid 1990's was $9,230 which was based upon a discounted Michel or Scott value, prices have changed substantially on some items since that time and should be spot checked for current accuracy, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Current Bid$600
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Lot 1399
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Germany: Berlin, Specialized Dealer Stock, 1948-90. On approximately 600 to 800 "102" cards in red counter box, with useful references that makes this more of a collection with plenty of duplicates than the typical collection you usually see, with values as low at about 50¢ to hundreds of dollars, with highlights: 9N1-16, 9N6, 9N16, 9N16, 9N18, 9N20, 9N27, 9N35-41, 9N38 (2), 9N41, 9N61-63 (1 mint set and 1 used set), 9N62, 9N63 (3), 9N64-67, 9N75-79 NH, 9N75-78, 9N78 NH, 9N84-93 NH, 9N134 NH block of four and 9NB8-11. Condition seems better than usual, but expect some mixed condition, previous owners retail price from mid 1990's was $10,300 which was based upon a discounted Michel or Scott value, prices have changed substantially on some items since that time and should be spot checked for current accuracy, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$750
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Germany: Federal Republic, Specialized Dealer Stock, 1949-97. On approximately 1,800 to 2,200 "102" cards in three red counter boxes, with various difficult color shades, interesting references (not usually counted) of better shades and varieties and plenty of other interesting oddities that seems to make this more of a collection with plenty of duplicates than the typical collection you usually see, with values as low at about 50¢ to hundreds of dollars, with highlights (used, unless noted otherwise): 665-66 NH, 665-66, 667-68 NH, 667-68, 698-701, B310-13 (2), B313 (2), B314-15 NH, B314-15, B316-17 NH, B316-17, B318-19 NH, B318-19, B320-23 NH, B323, B327-30 NH, B327-30 (2), B330 NH, B330, B334-37 (2), B337 (3), B338-41, B344-47 (2) and B3-7. Condition seems better than usual, but expect some mixed condition, previous owners retail price from mid 1990's was $14,645 which was based upon a discounted Michel or Scott value, prices have changed substantially on some items since that time and should be spot checked for current accuracy, generally Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Current Bid$1,000
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Lot 1401
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Germany: Federal Republic, Collection of Plate Flaws on Modern Stamps, 1980's-90's. Very specialized collection, approximately 250 mint stamps with normal and flaw in pair with blown up picture of error, approximately 275 used stamps are in singles with only a brief description of flaws, o.g., mostly never hinged, Fine to Very Fine, incredibly interesting collection for the specialist.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Germany: Federal Republic, EFO Collection, 1950's-97. In Lighthouse stock book, containing Germany (by Michel number): 1963, 1953 and 1954 miscut panes (each with copies of BPP certificates), DDR 1494 imperf single and imperf / colors missing pair, Für vertrauliche Dienstsachen 3 single and block, Brunswick 3 used, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Germany: Federal Republic, Souvenir Sheet Wholesale Group, 1959-97. 500 souvenir sheets in two large sheet file albums and loose glassines with values from a few dollars $17.50, sorted by souvenir sheet and identified by Michel block number, o.g., mostly never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid$180
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Lot 1404

Germany: Federal Republic, First Day Cover Collection, 1967-2010. Hundreds of first day covers in four boxes, great for topical or internet dealers, some mixed condition, examination urged, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Germany: Federal Republic & Berlin, Complete Collection, 1946-89. Housed in a Scott Specialty album, needing just a handful of items to fill those last couple spaces; a wealth of specialized (Michel-listed) material from the immediate aftermath of the war, and running solid to reunification; we note all three printings of the Bizone issue, Posthorn overprints (single, double, inverted, etc.), mint Buildings Series (including imperfs and part-perfs), and Hannover Fair issues, the Posthorn Series (mint less the 70pf and 80pf values), all the Europas, etc., etc.; Berlin features overprints in black, red, and green, Liberty Bell series, Currency Reform Victims souvenir sheet mint (hinged in selvage only), etc.; both areas include Semi-Postals, booklets (panes or complete), se-tenants, gutter pairs, plus a few BRD covers, Very Fine on the whole, well worth the time to review.
Scott $8,000 Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$750
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