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This auction took place on 24 July 2014. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 148 - Germany
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
  • Germany - States
520
Used (on letter or envelope)
BADEN 1851-70 range of 28 stampless Official entires with various pmks & railway cancels. £40 to 50 N/S
521
 M
 Used
BAVARIA - A tidy M & U collection circa 1849-1920 displayed on dedicated leaves. Ranges of cut & uncut circle types circa 1849-62, condition as usual is mixed though some four margin items noted incl. SG.31 12k FU. Good ranges of 19th Century Arms types, again in mixed condition but 1867 18k has all borders FU. 1914-20 King Ludwig IIIrd issues incl. SG.171/194A FU on piece, 1919 'People's State' opts. incl. 3pf - 20m perf. FU set. Germania opts. with high values M & FU, most later issues incl. Railway perfins; Officials & Telegraph stamps. Bavarian State Railway issues with vals to 5m. A good basic collection which should prove rewarding. (399) £80 to 100 £80.00
  • Germany
522
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1931 Ship to shore mail from Dampfer Bremen, German airs 10pt, 15pt & 50pt tied Deutsche-Amerikanische seepost double ring d/stamps, red 'Dampfer Bremen- Southampton' cachet, 1932 cover with similar franking tied Deutsche-Amerikanische double rings with Queen Bremen-Southampton cachet 1932 flown cover from SS Europa to Southampton, franked 10pt, 15pt & 50pt airs tied seepost cancels and bearing green and red flight acceptance cachets. 1932 cover reg 'Koln Airport' sent by Steamship Bremen carried ship to shore to New York, multi cachets. (3) £50 to 65 £66.00
523
Used (on letter or envelope)
1939 Rudolstadt - Saalfeld card commemorating The Achievement Show of the Hitler Youth in Thuringia, card by Fritz Daniel (RDP) Weimar postally used with Mi.694, tied with matching cancel. (1) £40 to 60 £42.00
524
 M
 Used
COLLECTION of M & U housed in two well filled Avon albums, most areas incl. few Estonia, Latvia, Memel, colonies etc. (1000's) £150 to 200 N/S
525    M
 Used
LARGE MINKUS printed album containing a M & U general collection commencing with German States then a useful run through of most areas incl. Inflation, Third Reich, Allied Occupation, East Germany, Berlin, Saar, Danzig, Memel etc. Further ranges in two ring binders. £200 to 250 £220.00
526
Used (on letter or envelope)
Third Reich 'Wehrmacht' promotional card produced by Henrich Hoffman, Munchen. A design by Gottfied Klein. (1) £45 to 60 £46.00
527
 Forgery
WWII propaganda issue German version of the GB 1½d Coronation stamp with Stalin's Head instead of the Queen. Produced at Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp. A scarce gutter pair with large margins Mi.2 with Schlegel Cert. (2) £75 to 100 £145.00
528
Used (on letter or envelope)
WWII SS Wallon Recruitment postcard featuring a nurse and first recruit, stated to be Leon Degrelle in some publications. Reverse imprint includes Ersatzkommando Flandern Der Waffen - SS. A scarce card. (1) £75 to 125 £210.00
529
 M
 Used
1871-1933 M & U collection on printed leaves. (382) £35 to 45 N/S
530
 Used
1872-1931 Useful nearly all FU collection in Lindner One Country album, from 1872 large & small Shields - good range with vals to 18k mostly good examples, more 19thC issues with shades noted, strong ranges of Germania with high vals, different printings, Peace, Wartime types, shades, most later issues with defins, commems e.g. 1924 Welfare Fund (Mi.351/4) Airs, Inflation, some Charity issues, 1930-31 Zeppelin 1, 2, 4rm vals. Further Zeppelin vals - all repro, good range of Officials. Catalogue value will add up, though scarcer shades would require checking. As with used items, more verification is needed. Useful lot with potential. (642) £300 to 400 N/S
531
  1872-1945 A comprehensive M & U collection in two Simplex Deluxe albums. Album 1 from 1872 Empire issues with small & large Shields to 5gr with/without fine 'E' sets, extensive Germania printings with high values (Reichpost top vals - M are facsimiles), further issues incl. Inflation, Defins, Airs, odd Charities, Hindenburg booklet panes M, various Officials, some blocks with imprints. Album 2 - IIIrd Reich is quite extensive from 1933 Opening of Reichstag FU, most later issues incl. Charities, commems, M/Sheets incl. 1935 Ostropa U with Exhibition first day cancel (unfortunately has faults due to liquid spillage). Further M/Sheets incl. Olympic, Hitler types, 1937 Brown Ribbon M/Sheet, SG.MS618 FU with special cancel. Much more material incl. FU which is harder to find, 1939 Nurburgring Races set on cover with fancy cancel, issues to 1945. There are further Hitler issues from Occupation areas - a good foundation for further development. (1265 stamps, 4 bklt panes, 2 covers) £450 to 600 £450.00
532
Used (on letter or envelope)
1897-99 group of packetkartes sent from Worms, Billwarder, Coln (Rhein), Mellenback & Frankfurt (main) all to Bordeaux, France bearing pairs of 50pf (SG.51) unchecked for shades, many postal markings, cachets e.g. Collis Postal, Paris P.O labels, transit marks. Good postal items to study. (5 cards) £30 to 45 N/S
533
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 £30.00
534
 M
1900 Reichpost 2m high value opt SPECIMEN Mi.641SP - M with Jaschke Cert. 1995. (1) Cat. Mi.500€ £85 to 120 N/S
535
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
536
 UM
1902 Deutsches Reich 2m high value opt SPECIMEN, Mi.79ASP - UM marginal. (1) Cat. Mi.2000€ £275 to 350 N/S
537
 UM
1905 Germania 5pf coil (rollermarken) stamp with beginning of roll blanks (4) attached, Mi.85IAR - UM though blanks have creases in some cases. (5) Cat. Mi.330€ £45 to 60 £62.00
538
Used (on letter or envelope)
1914-18 PPC's attractive range of WWI cards incl. War time scenes, workers etc. (50) £80 to 100 £120.00
539
Used (on letter or envelope)
1914-18 PPC's attractive range of WWI cards incl. War time scenes, Military etc. (25) £40 to 50 £74.00
540
 M
1915 Germania Wartime Printing 10pf double print Mi.86112 DD - M signed on reverse Jaschke BPP. (1) Cat. Mi.350€. £60 to 75 £60.00
541
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
1921 8mk Germania booklet Mi.141A, good perfs, 30pf pane showing slight separation, condition good for its age. Cat. 250€ £60 to 75 £76.00
542
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1921-31 range of flown covers/cards (9) incl. 1921 Frankenhausen Charity flight special card & pmk, 1921 Nurnberg Philatelic Day special flight & special card, 1922 flown postal stationery card Hamburg - Berlin bears Hamburg 1 Luftpost pmk, 1923 reg flown cover Berlin - Memel with airport arrival cachet franked 5m, 10m (3), 25m (3) & 100m (3) Dove issue Airs, 1924 Nurnberg Aviation Day flown cover with special pmk. £50 to 60 N/S
543
 UM
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
1922-23 Airmail issues 25pf - 3m Mi 210/217B vals 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 £90.00
544
 UM
1923 Inflation 400Tsd on 40pf Imperf corner marginal with value totals Mi.300 U - UM signed Peschl BPP on reverse. (1) Cat. Mi.300€ £60 to 85 £60.00
545
 UM
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
1924 5pf definitive booklet pane Mi. H. Blatt 37 UM, Cat. 400€ £70 to 85 £110.00
546
 UM
1925 German Traffic Exhibition, Munich 5, 10pf vals, both wmk types Mi.370/1x, 370/1y UM + 10pf striking paper fold variety on bottom left 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 £80 to 100 £105.00
547    Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1925-29 range of 11 flown covers/cards incl. Round Germany flight unused Official card (31.5 - 9.6.25), 1925 airport card flown Swinemunde - Sellin departure & airport arrival cachets, 1925 Bremen - Borkum with arrival cachet, 1925 cover flown Westerland - Hamburg with departure & arrival cachets, Lufthansa 1925 first flights Leipzig - Kassel with airport arrival cachet, 1929 Emergency Ice flight Wilhelmshaven - Spiekeroog with despatch & arrival marks. £65 to 80 £82.00
548
 UM
 Block of four
1928 Charity issue se-tenant block of four with 'X' label, UM, either Mi.W31 or Mi.S54. (4) Cat. 300€+ £50 to 65 £50.00
549
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1929-72 range of 24 flown covers incl. Sabena first flight 1929 Hamburg - Antwerp with special label, Lufthansa first flight 1929 Friedrichshafen - Stuttgart with special label & airport arrival cachet. 1930 Catapult flight D. Europa - Southampton Germany PO on board cover to Berlin, cachet & arrival cachet, 1950 Acceptance for Air France first flight Paris - Montreal, attractive franking, tied Berlin double ring c.d.s's etc. £60 to 75 £60.00
550
 M
1930 IPOSTA M/Sheet M (hinged in margin), SG.MS464a. (1) Cat. £600 £100 to 120 N/S
551
Used (on letter or envelope)
Circa 1930-40 German Sculpture- lovely range of photo culture cards featuring the works of Arno Breker, Hans Haffenvichtes, Richard Scheibe, Robert Stielev, Hans Auker etc. emphasis on nudes. Provided by an interesting range of pictures in Berlin. all fine. £80 to 100 N/S
552
Used (on letter or envelope)
1932 Nazi promotional postcard 'The SA Marches' issued by the Berlin Branch. A scarce card in good condition. A couple of light stains on the reverse. (1) £75 to 100 £80.00
553
 Used
1933 Chicago flight 2m Zeppelin VFU with Friedrichshafen cds. SG.511 Scarce (1) Cat. £300 £60 to 75 £84.00
554
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933-34 Bavarian Officials Emergency Fund Raising card for the Winter Relief Work. (1) £60 to 85 £62.00
555
 Unused
1935 OSTROPA M/Sheet unused, small tone in margin at upper right corner, SG.573/576. (1) £150 to 200 N/S
556
 Unused
1935 Ostropa Philatelic Exhibition 3pf - 25pf. The four values from the M/Sheet unused (without gum as issued), SG.573-576. (4) Cat. £240 £50 to 75 £50.00
557
Used (on letter or envelope)
1935 Reichparty Rally Nurnberg, card published by Hoffman, postally used with rally slogan cancel, some surface creases, not detracting. Scarce. (1) £65 to 80 £66.00
558
Used (on letter or envelope)
1936 Esterwegen (Hummling) Concentration Camp Official camp cover sent by a member of the camp guard (SS Totenkopf). This is a little known camp and little information is available about this sub camp of Papenburg, Hannover. (1) £75 to 100 £140.00
559
 UM
 M
1937 Culture Fund M/Sheet (3), SG.635 UM, SG.636 M & SG.637 UM. (3) Cat. £485 £80 to 100 £105.00
560
Used (on letter or envelope)
1937 Oranieinburg Concentration Camp Official camp cover and Letter Sheet from inmates, with camp censor cachets. The camp in Berlin was initially set up to house communists, Jews and opponents of the Nazi regime. (2) £70 to 100 £115.00
561
 Forgery
GERMAN FORGERIES OF BRITISH STAMPS DURING WWII - 1937 defins ½d to 3d - six values unused, another set VFU (all are marginals), also the 1935 Jubilee ½d value with the King's Head replaced by the head of Stalin. Cat. 800€ £100 to 150 £150.00
562
Used (on letter or envelope)
1938 German Colonial Society Official card issued by the Berlin HQ Berlin matching cancel on reverse. A scarce item. (1) £35 to 45 £86.00
563
Used (on letter or envelope)
1938 'The Eternal Jew' Exhibition Wien, promotional card. This was a travelling exhibition and the card shows The Bremen Event cancel of 22.2.39. (1) £65 to 80 £74.00
564
Used (on letter or envelope)
1938 Visit of the Hungarian President and his wife, commemorative card produced by Wilhelm Stiewe, Berlin. The reverse has six commemorative pmks of the towns visited, corner crease. (1) £30 to 50 £30.00
565
Used (on letter or envelope)
1939 Registered cover from Berlin to London, franked with marginal block of four 70th Anniv of the German Derby Mi.698 MeF. Scarce multiple usage. (1) Cat. 250+€ £40 to 60 £64.00
566
Used (on letter or envelope)
1940-44 P.O.W Mail - a most extensive collection of Official Oflag & Stalag cards & letter sheets from French P.O.W's housed in many camps throughout Germany and Occupied areas. Housed in a large display album, the range of camp cachets, censor marks, card designs etc. is memorable. Some camps were also classed as Concentration camps. 370 items should provide much interest for a collector, also some useful information included on P.O.W camps. £750 to 1000 N/S
567
Used (on letter or envelope)
1941 'VIKTORIA' Victory for Europe card produced by Heinrich Hoffman, Munich (Hitler's photographer), franked SG.751, Hitler's Culture Fund issue featuring Hitler & Mussolini, tied with special cancel + 1943 unusual card commemorating the 10th Anniv of National Socialist Seizure of Power in 1933. Attractive card c.t.o with matching cancel. (2) £65 to 85 £78.00
568
Used (on letter or envelope)
1942 Gusen Oberdonau Concentration Camp Official Letter Sheet with camp regulations printed on the front, violet censor cachet, Hitler 12pf value, tied with Linz (Donau) roller cancel, sent to prisoner's wife in Krakau. (1) £50 to 75 £84.00
569
 M
 Used
1948-90 Substantial collection of M & U housed in a peg fit album; general run through incl. several better complete sets incl. Berlin 1948-90 with 1949 Goethe 30pf M, 1949 Surcharge set FU, 1950 Philharmonic set FU, 1951 Stamp Day set FU, 1951-53 all three 'Bell' sets M 1950 Uprising set FU etc. West Germany 1949-88 with 1949 UPU FU, 1949 Relief Fund FU set, 1950 Posthorn set FU, 1950 St Mary Church set FU, 1951 Charity set FU, 1951 Wuppertal Exhibition set FU, 1953 Charity set FU, East Germany 1950-70 with 1950 Bach set FU, 1950 Academy of Science set M, 1950 Labour Day M, 1950 Debria M, 1951 Leipzig Spring Fair set FU, 1951 Visit of Polish Pres set FU, 1951 China Friendship set M, 1951 Students Festival set M, 1953 Karl Marx M/Sheet (2) Imperf M, 1953 Five Year Plan set M another set FU etc. Very high cat lot. £300 to 400 N/S
  • Germany - Occupations during WWI & WWII
570
Used (on letter or envelope)
BOHEMIA & MORAVIA 1939-44 collection of 78 covers & cards incl. Express, Registered, Postal Stationery, special postmarks etc. £40 to 60 £82.00
571
 M
 Used
POLAND 1939-44 General Government. An excellent M & FU collection with a fine range of covers & cards, all well displayed in two SB albums from 1939 Hindenburg & Polish issues opt with varieties noted, commems, defins, Officials, special delivery, Hitler Heads incl. Imperf marginals & some blocks of four, high values with Imperfs, 1941 10zl in sheetlet, reverse has faults but good for display, 1944 10zl in perf/imperf sheetlets, both UM, 1943 Copernicus sheetlet. A most interesting range of covers, cards & packetkartes with many special pmks. Scarce P.O's cachets, customs & military cachets incl. SS P.O.W mail from Gross Born Camp, Chamberlain propaganda postal stationery card + a larger range of postal stationery cards with scarcer items. Censored mail to Lisbon + more. A good lot which should prove rewarding. (252 + 104 covers/cards + 4 sheetlets) £350 to 500 £520.00
572

POLAND GENERAL GOVERNMENT 1940 Official Proof strip of five Imperf in un-issued black colour, minus the value, no gum as issued. (5) £60 to 80 £82.00
573
Used (on letter or envelope)
French Volunteer Legion 1942 Charity issue, Mi.VI-X set of five with labels on cover with SS Feldpost cancels, cover opened and re-sealed with SS tape + red censor cachet. (1 cover) £70 to 90 £92.00
574
Used (on letter or envelope)
French Volunteer Legion 1942 cover franked with F + 10f Airmail issue opt 'FRONT DE L'EST/OSTFRONT' Mi.V tied with a Rowno, Deutsche Dienstpost Ukraine two ring cancel, s/line boxed 'DURCH DEUTSCHE DIENSTPOST' cachet tied to stamp. Very clean cover, small nick at bottom edge. (1 cover) £125 to 165 £125.00
575
 M
French Volunteer Legion 1942 Airmails Mi.IVIV but with inverted opts pair - M, stated in Mi.As V/IIK-V/VK. (2) £80 to 100 £80.00
576
Used (on letter or envelope)
French Volunteer Legion 1944 cover franked with block of four F + 10fr Airmails, Mi.III bottom pair have marginal inscription/design, tied with SS feldpost roller cancel, cover opened & re-sealed with SS tape + red censor cachet. Scarce multi franking. (1 cover) £80 to 100 £140.00
577
Used (on letter or envelope)
French Volunteer Legion 1944 cover franked with block of four F + 1f value, Mi.VII from the 1942 Charity issue, tied with an SS feldpost roller cancel. Cover opened and re-sealed with SS tape + red censor cachet. A scarce multi usage. (1) £80 to 100 £86.00
578
Used (on letter or envelope)
French Volunteer Legion 1944 cover franked Airmail value F + 10f Mi.II, attractive top marginal copy, tied with SS feldpost roller cancel, cover re-sealed with SS tape & red censor cachet. (1 cover) £45 to 60 £90.00
  • Germany - Allied Zones
579
 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
580    M
 Used
WEST GERMANY & ALLIED ZONES circa 1946-90. M & VFU collection in a well filled Davo hingeless album. A few pages of Allied Zones, the West Germany from 1949 Opening of Parliament pair UM, more decent issues of the 1950's, strong in FU, 1960's onwards mainly UM, plenty of popular subjects incl. sport, art, animals + more. A good range of M/Sheets + a few booklet panes. A source for further development or re-sale. (approx 1500 + 24 m/s) £100 to 135 £135.00
581    M
 Used
1949-67 collection appears to be complete either M or FU & impressive having scarce early issues e.g. 1949 Opening of Parliament pair FU, Stamp Centenary M, Refugees Relief Fund, 1951 St Mary's Church Anniv + much more. Cat quite a few years ago at 6300dm & should have increased since then. (463) £200 to 275 N/S
582    UM
1949-81 A useful UM collection displayed on Lighthouse leaves with a Senator standard binder. A wide area covered with plenty of spaces to be filled. Better items noted with 1949 Refugees Fund, SG.139-41. Good issues of the 1952-53 period incl. Transport set, Cat. £95, 1953 Humanitarian Relief set, Cat. £95, many attractive items incl. M/Sheets through to 1981, odd FU items with 1949 Opening of Parliament pair, Cat. £57, 1951 Humanitarian Relief set, Cat. £160. A nice lot with high catalogue potential. (719 + 18 m/s) £125 to 200 N/S
583    Used
Used (on letter or envelope)
WEST & EAST GERMANY quite comprehensive FU collection of each country in two well filled stock books. West Germany from 1949-96 with strength in the scarce early issues from 1949 Opening of Parliament (SG.1033/4), Stamp Centenary 20, 30pf values, UPU (2), Refugees Relief Fund (SG.1039/42), Bach Centenary (PR) Posthorns, 1951 St. Marys Church (PR), 1951 Philatelic Exhib (PR) Relief Fund set (SG.1069/72), these early issues Cat. £1100+ with many more items. East Germany similar range with some M + 90 covers incl. illustrated 1st Day. (2600 + 36 m/s, 91 covers) £200 to 250 N/S
584    Used
WEST GERMANY 1949-79 & BERLIN 1949-80's VFU collections each housed in a Lighthouse printed album both incl. better catalogued sets W.Germany appear virtually complete, Berlin with some spaces but still include many better incl. 1949 Buildings set, 1949 Goethe, 1949 Surch set, 1951 both Bell sets, 1953 Bell set, 1953 Uprising set etc. A useful run through collection which will catalogue up well. (100's) £300 to 400 N/S
  • Germany - East
585    UM
1949-90 An impressive virtually complete UM collection housed in five quality Davo hingeless albums with slip cases from 1949 UPU, SG.E1, with items of note incl. SG.E20/29 Academy of Science set, Cat. £200, 1951 Friendship with China, SG.43/5 Cat. £350, with much more to 1990. M/Sheets with 1950 Debria issue Cat. £200, 1953 Karl Marx pair, both perf/imperf Cat. £500. There are many attractive issues with potential for both collector & re-sale. (2790 approx 119 m/s) £400 to 500 £460.00
586
 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
587
 UM
1953 Karl Marx M/Sheet Imperf set UM, SG.MSE111c. (2) Cat. £250 £50 to 60 N/S
  • Germany - Post Offices in China
588
 M
1901-04 5m lake & black Type I M, signed SG.35. (1) Cat. £1400 £250 to 300 N/S
  • Germany - Post Offices in Turkey
589   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
  • Germany - Colonies
590
 M
CAMEROUN 1911 Se-tenant block of four from a booklet pane Mi.WI, M minor light gum tones Cat. 450e for the R1/21 pair. (4) £65 to 80 N/S
591
 M
CAROLINE IS 1901 50pf & 2m, MARIANA IS 1901 1m, NEW GUINEA 1901 1m, TOGO 1900 1m & 5m - all fine M. (6) Cat. £191 £40 to 50 £40.00
 
   
       
   
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