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This auction took place on 14 March 2013. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 144 - Germany
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
  • Germany - States
538
 Used
BADEN 1862-1905 18k green, Perf 10, good to FU, SG.36. (1) Cat. £800 £70 to 100 N/S
539    M
 Used
BAVARIA 1849-1920 specialised M & U collection expertly written up on leaves in protectors, starting from 1849 the first issue with shades & printing information well identified, then continuing in much detail with shades, variety & pmk interest, Arms types in depth through to 1920 the new definitive set, various issues incl. marginals, varieties, extensive Officials & Postage Dues. The earlies as usual are in varied condition. ST Cat. in the region of 14,000€ £500 to 800 £400.00
540
 M
 Used
THURN & TAXIS 1852-66 (51), SCHLESWIG - HOLSTEIN (21) collection of M & U on old album leaves, usual mixed quality, but incl. odd better item. £80 to 100 £86.00
541
 M
WURTTEMBERG 1851-52 18k black on slate-lilac, fine M, large margined example, SG.9. (1) Cat. £2250 £200 to 300 N/S
542
 M
 Used
WURTTEMBERG 1851-1920 small collection of chiefly U on old album leaves incl. 1851 1k U, 3k (3) U, 6k U, 9k (2) U, 1857 1k U, 3k U, 6k U, 9k U, 1859-62 3k & 9k U, 1860 Perf 3k (3) U, 6k (2) U, 9k U, 1862 3k & 6k, 1863-64 1k, 3k & 9k U, 1865-68 Rouletted 1k, 3k (2) & 6k U. 1869-75 vals to 14k, later ranges to 1920 Official set M etc. although mixed condition includes several better. (100) £80 to 100 £80.00
  • Germany
543    M
 Used
Germany & States accumulation of approx 1000 chiefly U stamps in a black page stock book. £25 to 35 £32.00
544
Used (on letter or envelope)
Instructional labels on cover/card relating to postal matters, particularly poor addresses, two are of military rather than postal origin. Interesting all different group of uncommon items. (7) £45 to 60 £40.00
545
Used (on letter or envelope)
POSTCARDS CINEMA STARS & ENTERTAINERS fine selection of black & white by Ross Veriag incl. Marlene Dietrich, Lotte Koch, Johannes Heesters, Sepp Rist, Lizzi Waldmuller etc. plus a further 34 cards incl. Hoffman nude sculptures (5) etc. £60 to 70 £76.00
546
Used (on letter or envelope)
19th Century local town posts - selection of mainly postally used postal stationery cards & postcards with local issues incl. Berlin chrome PPC with 2pf packetfahrt value. Mercury Hannover, Munich courier items. Attractive gruss aus Berlin card with local usage. Reichpost 2pf postal stationery card with Berlin packetfahrt 2pf local and matching cancel & other interesting items. (12) £70 to 85 N/S
547
Used (on letter or envelope)
19th Century covers incl. (1820) Magdeburg EL to France, stationery incl. scarce uprated Saxony 2gr E, 1860s COD cover with Baden 1gr etc. Also Heligoland stationery cards (4) incl. one used (1886). (16) £50 to 70 £82.00
548    M
 Used
1850'S to early post WWII, useful M/U collection in a hagner album ranging from States with Baden, Bavaria (decent section), Hamburg, Prussia, Saxony, Thurn & Taxis, North & South Districts, Wurttemberg + more. Condition mixed but closer inspection should prove rewarding. Empire with good range of small & large shields through Germania, mixed printings with some high values, mid period with inflation FU worth checking, defins, airs with 2.4rm Zeppelins M. Nice range of Third Reich, early post war zones, various fiscals, vignettes. Nice lot, worth inspection. (2200 + 1 m/s) £150 to 200 £170.00
549
Used (on letter or envelope)
19th Century covers incl. 1860 stampless EL ex UK with fine '3½/GROSCHEN' charge mark, circa 1865 T & T 9k bistre on E to Vienna, Bavaria 3k & 6k on circa 1870's E to UK, 1872 2½gr franking to UK & 1894 20pf on E to Hanover cancelled by very fine OST AFRIKANISCHE HAUPTLINIE C.D.S. 1897 reply card (both halves) returned from Switzerland & range of cancels on 10pf covers etc. (28) £70 to 95 £76.00
550
Used (on letter or envelope)
Covers etc. to circa 1900 incl. pre stamp items (7), parcel letters (2), various States stationery & frankings with better noted, Confederation frankings/stationery incl. scarce low values, plus a few post 1870 items incl. 1891 2pf variety on cover (Mi.521 - Cat. €300). (32) £70 to 95 £76.00
551
Used (on letter or envelope)
1880's-90's 19th Century Locals - selection of mainly Packetfahrt, Berlin, local post used, unused, postal stationery envelopes & postcards, showing a variety of formats, variations & commercial usage. The odd local stamp usage noticed + a Hannover Mercury post 3pf postal stationery letter card with additional stamps added, ready for use. A popular area to collect. (22 covers/cards) £60 to 85 £76.00
552
Used (on letter or envelope)
1880's-90's 19th Century Locals - interesting group of mainly Berlin local post postal stationery cards & covers, showing a wide range of formats, postal markings & cachets with commercial usage, worth researching. Items include a 3pf packetfahrt envelope opt 'Ungultig' Munchen courier cards, Magdeburg-Buckau courier 2½pf local stamp FU on postcard, worth further study. (25 covers/cards) £70 to 100 £88.00
553
Used (on letter or envelope)
1898 money envelope to Paris for 7800mk (9750fr) franked seven 50pf + 5pf & 10pf arms, tied by BERLIN c.d.s. £40 to 50 N/S
554
Used (on letter or envelope)
1900-33 (circa) incl. various 'Germania' frankings incl. 3pf single (3) one with scarce Hamburg machine cancel, express, censored, stationery, incl. better, 1929 airmail etc. (23) £65 to 80 N/S
555
Used (on letter or envelope)
1902 3pf used on day of issue, 1915 Cavalry Regt. cover with multiple franking of 'Russisch-Polen' opts. 1914 registered cover to China plus selection of Weimar period covers incl. pneumatic postcard (1919), 1923 E to Shanghai, 1923 currency control registered E to UK. Also a registered front ex Hankow (1914), 1913 E ex Togo with 'Agomer Palime' c.d.s. & a couple of DOA items. (18) £65 to 95 £76.00
556
 M
 Used
1914-21 Occupation of France/Belgium, Rumania, Schleswig Eupen & Malmedy. A fine M/U collection showing a high degree of completion & expertly displayed for exhibition on dedicated leaves. All issues present with extra shades & cancellation, varieties are noted plus some values e.g. Occupation of Rumania not mentioned in SG. Well worth inspection. ST.Cat. over £2000. (369) £250 to 300 £360.00
557    UM
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
1919 'War Damage Assistance' 10 + 5pf opt. on 10pf Germania Mi.105A, full sheet of 100 UM with Han No. 2458/19, expertised Infla-Berlin. Good fresh sheet, odd small tear RHS margin, hardly detracts. ST.Cat. 1875€ (100) £100 to 150 N/S
558
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
Airmail items incl. unused Bavaria early 25pf + 5pf card (2), useful group of 1920's flown items (11) incl. postcards, IIIrd Reich incl. items to South America & a few post WWII covers to circa 1960. (28) £60 to 80 £60.00
559
Used (on letter or envelope)
1921 40pf Germania tri-fold private advertising, showing a most interesting range of product adverts from the Nurnberg area. An unused item showing minor signs of wear not detracting. Rarely seen. (1) £25 to 35 £125.00
560    UM
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
1921 Germania/Numeral issue se-tenant/tete-beche values in full or part sheets UM, values Mi MHB 1/9, with MHB 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8 & 9, all third or full sheet MHB 2. Full sheet split in two MHB 4 half + third sheet. Nicely displayed showing margins with Han Nos printers markings. Lovely specialist lot. Cat. approx. 1460€ (750) £200 to 250 £200.00
561
 UM
1922 40m definitive olive green Mi.244c UM, signed George Buhler. (1) Cat. Mi 650€ £60 to 80 N/S
562
 M
 Block of four
1922 4m higher value Posthorn Imperf marginal M block of four (2x UM), some minor wrinkles, Mi.193u, Cat. (UM) 1200€ £200 to 250 N/S
563    UM
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
1922-23 Airmail issues 25pf - 3m Mi 210/217B values UM in complete sheets of 100 + 1923 5m - 200m Mi 263/7 UM in complete sheets of 100 + extra 100m sheet, larger design folded. Total Cat. as stamps 1610€ + premium for Han Nos & advertising etc. £120 to 170 N/S
564
Used (on letter or envelope)
1922-23 group of postal stationery cards posted between 26.6.1922 & 20.7.1923, all with added stamps from 30pf Mi P140 (4) Mi 141 (17) Mi 146 (8) Mi 148 (8) Mi 149 (1) used commercially, some have file holes at the bottom as found with commercial items. An excellent range of added values with numeral & workers types, some could be the scarce wmk mesh types as their use is within the time band. (39) £40 to 55 £48.00
565
 UM
1924 Airmails 'Wooden Dove' design set UM, Mi 344X/350. Cat. €1500 (Mi 2008) (7) £200 to 250 N/S
566    UM
1925 German Traffic Exhibition, Munich 5, 10pf values, both wmk types MI.370/1x, 370/1y UM + 10pf striking paper fold variety on bottom L. Marginal single UM, 1925 stamps commemorating Rheinland's 1000 yrs with Germany, 5pf/20pf MI 372/4. Two sets UM + in marginal blocks of four showing side/bottom markings - all UM, all nicely displayed on leaves from an impressive collection. (23) ST Cat. €650 £100 to 150 N/S
567
 M
1928 Inflation Provisional with Inverted Surcharges (5) M comprising 100t on 100m x2, 800t on 200m - fault & 10md on 20m & 5md on 4m - fault. (5) £40 to 50 N/S
568
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930 International Philatelic Exhibition M/Sheet 'IPOSTA' Mi Block 1 FU on illustrated Concordia Friendship cover, registered at the Berlin Exhibition, complete with Exhibition cancels, some wrinkles & slightly soiled but still very scarce on cover. (1) £300 to 400 £300.00
569    Forgery
1930-33 Zeppelin sets, forgeries in complete sheets of 50 comprising 1930 South American flight, SG.456/7, 1931 Polar flight, SG.469/71 & 1933 Chicago flights SG.510/11 (total of 7 complete sheets = 350 stamps) £60 to 75 £86.00
570
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930-35 Catapult Mail Ex. S.S Europa, four different covers 1930, 1932 (2) & 1935 each with a different cachet, also 1930 S.S Bremen cover with cachet, PPC of the Europa accompanies. £50 to 70 £50.00
571
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933 Deutsches-Turnfest Stuttgart 2 different, U & unused. (2) £30 to 45 £30.00
572
 UM
1933 Reichstag set UM, SG.490/2. (3) Cat. £325 £40 to 50 N/S
573
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1935 'Absolvia' card produced by Jos Niedermayre, Staubing, featuring Hitler Youth & SS sign, reverse has stamp removed, card rarely seen. (1) £25 to 30 £25.00
574    UM
 M
1936 Brown Ribbon M/Sheet M SG.MS618, 1937 Hitler's Culture fund M/Sheet UM, SG.637 (2 sheets Cat. £360 in SG). Few other items, stamps on piece with special packs incl. Gen Govt 50g on P.C, tied Hitler's Birthday Commemoration Krakow cancel etc. (10) £50 to 70 £50.00
575
 UM
 M
1937 Culture Fund M/Sheet (3), SG.635 UM, SG.636 M & SG.637 UM. (3) Cat. £485 £80 to 100 N/S
576
Used (on letter or envelope)
1938 Four Power Conference, Munich, an eye-catching double card with Munich 1923-38 'Where it all Began' pmks. A card for the same meeting published by TH. Konig - a bit worn at corners & stamp missing but interesting message in English. 1938 card featuring Hitler & Mussolini issued in Italy. Souvenir franking with Firenze, Napoli & Rome Fuhrer-Duce slogan cancels. 1941 Later meeting card with Hitler - Mussolini stamp tied with friendship cancel. (4) £40 to 50 £52.00
577
Used (on letter or envelope)
WWII Occupation mail - variety of covers from occupied Czechoslovakia (6), Poland (14), Alsace-Lorraine (4), Baltic States (6) plus Luxembourg, Ukraine & Fiume etc. Interesting range of material. (39) £80 to 100 £92.00
578
 Forgery
1940 German War Time Propaganda Forgeries of the 1937 KGVI defins ½d to 3d (six values), all marginals unused, a similar set optd 'Liquidation of Empire/BARBADOS' (12) £80 to 120 £165.00
579
Used (on letter or envelope)
1940's V.D.A Ethnic Germans association portrait cards. A colourful mainly unused collection, featuring local and ethnic Germans in their costumes, produced from paintings by various artists, included are a group of Willrich cards featuring personnel from the Military, Luftwaffe and U.Boats. There are two landscape scenes of Eupen and Malmedy by the artist Holler & the odd item with extra postal interest. Lovely lot worth inspection. (42) £175 to 220 £175.00
580
Used (on letter or envelope)
1941 Card commemorating the National Exhibition Koln (Cologne) 'Sea Travel is Necessary' striking naval design, slight scratch bottom left corner, hardly ditracting. (1) £40 to 50 £40.00
581
 Forgery
1944 German War Time Propaganda Forgeries of the 1c 1935 ½d Jubilee & 1937 1½d Coronation (ex P.O.W camps in Germany), both VFU with fake cancels. (2) £50 to 70 £86.00
582
Used (on letter or envelope)
Soviet Zone/DDR covers incl. 1946 Leipzig & Thuringen items, 1949-50 interesting frankings (5), 1950's stationery cards incl. 15pf reply card ex Japanese Antarctic base, two Berlin items & 1950 DEBRIA 84pf stamp UM etc. (15) £40 to 50 £40.00
  • Germany - Allied Zones
583
 M
 Used
RUSSIAN ZONES THURINGIA 1945 Anti Fascist Christmas M/Sheet fine M, from the upper left corner of the sheet, fine & scarce, B. Stroh Cert. 2008. Also Ghetto Post Lodz/Litzmannstadt 1944 5pf, 10pf & 20pf, unused or part o.g, and two others, Mi. block. (6 items) £120 to 150 £125.00
584
 Used
FRENCH ZONE BADEN 1949 Freiburg M/Sheet superb U, SG.FB41a, German Philatelic Soc Cert. accompanies. (1) Cat. £300 £60 to 75 £82.00
585
 UM
FRENCH ZONE BADEN 1949 Building Fund M/Sheet (2) Perf & Imperf UM, SG.MS FB41a/b, Red Cross M/Sheet UM (crease), SG.FB45a. Cat. £280 £40 to 55 N/S
  • Germany - West
586    M
 Used
An interesting M/U collection covering a wide area of issues from WWI Occupations incl. Belgium, Poland, Rumania, East & West Command Territories with Allenstein, Schleswig, good range of Danzig, Marienwerder - a few issues, Saar - all periods from 1920-58, Memel Upper Silesia - various with possible better items, WWII Bohemia & Moravia, General Government - good sections, various PO's Abroad & Colonies, postwar with West Berlin, good selection with better earlies incl. 1949 Goethe Bicentenary set (3) M, Cat. \'a3400, 1950 Berlin Philharmonic pair UM, Cat. \'a3205 + further issues to 1985 East Germany. A range worth checking. A useful lot with potential, for collecting or re-sale. (2200 + approx 3 m/s)\par £180 to 240 £400.00
587    M
 Used
1949-95 Useful M/U collection well set out in a hagner album from 1949 Opening of Parliament, Centenary of 1st Stamps + 75th Anniversary of UPU, all issues M + some FU, 1949 Refugees Relief Fund, SG.1039/42 set FU, Cat. £180, SG.1043/4 FU, Cat. £115, various post horns incl. se-tenants, 1951 Anniv of St. Marys Church SG.1065/6 pair UM, Cat.£230, many more issues through 1950's-60's with both UM & FU, 1970's onwards mainly FU to 1995. A good selection of M/Sheets & some booklet panes. (2000 + 39 m/s approx) £150 to 250 £190.00
  • Germany - Berlin
588
Used on piece or front
1948 50pf, 2m violet (vertical pair) & 5m with black BERLIN ovpts, together used on piece, partial customs h/stamp alongside, some faults but genuinely used & scarce, SG.B13, 18 & 20. Cat. £2288 £150 to 250 £150.00
589
 M
1949 UPU set M (heavy hinge marks), SG.354/60. Cat. £750 (7) £60 to 80 £60.00
590
 M
1949 UPU set M, SG.354/60. (7) Cat. £950 £80 to 100 N/S
  • Germany - East
591
 UM
 M
1950 Debria M/Sheet, fine M, SG.E29a, 1954 Stamp Day M/Sheet, fine M, SG.MSE200b, 1955 Engels M/Sheet, SG.233a. Cat. £350 £50 to 65 N/S
592
 UM
1953 Karl Marx M/Sheet Imperf set UM, SG.MSE111c. (2) Cat. £250 £50 to 60 N/S
  • Germany - Post Offices in China
593
 M
1901-04 5m lake & black Type I M, signed SG.35. (1) Cat. £1400 £250 to 300 N/S
594
 M
1901-04 German Reichspost issue optd set, fine M, SG.22/35a. (14) Cat. £450 £200 to 250 £260.00
  • Germany - Post Offices in Morocco
595
 Used
Used on piece or front
1906-11 Wmk Lozenges set to 60c FU (some on piece) incl. 50c pair on piece, SG.39/46. (9) Cat. £232 £40 to 50 £40.00
  • Germany - Post Offices in Turkey
596
 Used
1889 Original printings set of five FU, SG.9, 11, 13-15, Mi.6-10. Cat. £225 £40 to 50 £40.00
597   Used on piece or front
1900-05 duplicated selection being 1900 1pi on 20pf ultramarine, SG.19 x11, SG.31 x33, SG.43 x2 - all FU on piece with Jaffa or Jerusalem c.d.s's. (46) Cat. £657 £50 to 75 N/S
598
 UM
1905 25pi on 5m, fresh UM, Mi.35a, Cat. 650€, SG.46, Cat. £325 £120 to 150 £120.00
  • Germany - Colonies
599
 M
SOUTH WEST AFRICA 1897 25pf orange, fine M, prepared for issues but not sent to the colony, after SG.4. (1) Cat. £300 £50 to 65 £48.00
600
 M
SOUTH WEST AFRICA 1897 50pf un-issued with Type 1 ovpt, fresh M, see footnote in SG. Cat. £300. £70 to 90 £68.00
601
 Used
MARIANA IS 1900 3pf to 50pf optd 56 degree FU (all except 20pf are signed), SG.7/12. (6) Cat. £700 £100 to 130 £180.00
602
Used (on letter or envelope)
EAST AFRICA 1901 1r, 2r, 3r, 1905 2½h, 7½h to 45h, and 1906 4h, each neatly cancelled by Tareta c.d.s. and tied on 1915 (13 July) envelope (part flap missing) registered in Berlin,, very attractive. (1) £175 to 225 £190.00
 
   
       
   
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