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This auction took place on 27 November 2014. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 149 - Germany
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
  • Germany - States
591
Used (on letter or envelope)
BAVARIA 1919-20 internal Official covers, franked Officials to 60pf incl. two 5pf & 7½pf in blocks of four. Uncommon. (7) £40 to 50 N/S
592
Used (on letter or envelope)
THURN & TAXIS 1850's-60's range of covers with a variety of frankings incl. single frankings 3k, 9k (3), double frankings 3k + 6f, 1k + 6k, 1l + 3k. Substantial Cat. value. £100 to 130 £155.00
593
 M
 Used
1850-71 collection of 2220 stamps housed in two stock books with duplication and condition very mixed. Also incl. 57 stationery cut-outs, excludes Bavaria or Wurttemberg. £150 to 200 £180.00
  • Germany
594
Used (on letter or envelope)
Circa 19th Century to Third Reich. An interesting collection of approx 300 covers, cards & documents in a carton. Lots of interesting material with stampless entries, States and Empire covers, postal stationery cards, military usage, through to a good range of Third Reich with attractive items, good cancels, Feldpost & POW mail. There is a range of larger covers incl. a group of pre Third Reich illustrated telegrams c.t.o. Bohemia & Moravia on sheets with attractive cancels. A good lot worth further study. (approx 300 items) £175 to 200 £310.00
595
 M
 Used
1871-1933 M & U collection on printed leaves. (382) £35 to 45 £54.00
596
 M
 Used
1872-1973 comprehensive M&U collection housed in a spring back album from 1872 small Shield Eagles all vals to 18k FU - nice range postmarks, 1872-73 Large Shields most either M or U, 19th cent in depth, Germania with high vals incl. a wide range of printings. 1920's through inflation mainly M with printings variations noted. 1923 onwards with Defins, Airs, Charity issues M, 1926 Famous Germans set M (1x3pf), Extensive Third Reich incl. 1935 OSTROPA m/s (faults), later to 1939, mixed condition, but a useful lot offered intact. £500 to 600 N/S
597
 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. £40 to 50 £40.00
598
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1922-65 selection of flown or 1st flight covers (35) incl. 1925 May/June Round Germany flight official card unused, 1925 Aug 31st Glider Flight Wasserkuppe-Gersfeld special card with printed vignette & cachet, 1925 Oct 6th Essen-Frankfurt bears Airmail cachet & Junkers-Mulheim violet cachet, 1929 Feb 6th Emergency Iceflight Pellworm-Flensburg onto Berlin with Flensburg arrival cachet, 1929 Feb 26th Emergency Ice flight Norden-Juist, 1930 May 1st Lufthansa 1st flight Wiesbaden-Breslau telephone slogan cancel & arrival cachet, LZ30 (Graf Zeppelin II) Sudetenland flight 2.12.28 with cachet & back stamp Reichenberg (S256) etc. £120 to 150 £120.00
599
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933 1-3rd Sept card commemorating The 1933 Reich Party Meeting, Nurnberg. A colourful card designed by Gustav Goetschel. Postally used with matching slogan cancel. (1 card) £40 to 50 £94.00
600
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933 unused Official Nurnberg Reich Party Rally card published Franz Eher. (1) £45 to 60 £45.00
601
Used (on letter or envelope)
1933-44 an excellent group of Third Reich propaganda and events cards with a strong selection of Hitler portrait types, produced by Hoffman of Munich. Lot includes a scarce but a little scruffy card of 1933, other Hitler cards by Struck, Karl Kohr and Kofer of Berlin, Intra Nurnberg, J Bettenhausen, Dresden & more incl. postcards, most are postally used with commemorative cancels, one item probably repro. some attractive event items incl. Hindenburg funeral scene. Processions, buildings incl. Olympic Stadium. Worth examinations. (22 cards) £150 to 175 £155.00
602
Used (on letter or envelope)
Circa 1933 Three large cigarette/photo books, each detailing the rise and development of the Nazi Party and Hitler, Germany Awake (a brown hardback book with gold embossing & illustrated dust cover). Also over 200 cards & a wealth of information, 1935 Adolf Hitler cigarette card album with 200 cards, Kampf UM's Dritte Reich, a colourful cover, album with many small cards, all books complete. Lots of interesting reading. (3 albums) £100 to 150 £155.00
603
Used (on letter or envelope)
1934 N.S.D.A.P Party Rally, Nurnberg colourful card, published Eher, Munchen 6pf Rally value with slogans cancel. 1935 A scarce Rally card by Hoffman of Munich, used with Rally roller cancel. A striking design, crease at top left, not detracting, possible narrow trim at bottom, still very collectable. (2 cards) £60 to 75 £60.00
604
Used (on letter or envelope)
1934-42 A nice selection of cards and covers with various Official commemorative postcards from 1934 in remembrance of Hitler's Accession to power, unused, various others with fairly common to 1939 Hitler's 50th Birthday, MI278/05, the scarce card out of the set, unused, 1940 Postal Exhibition for Red Cross. Private 6pf postcard with exhibition cancel, 1938 Visit of Horthy, Hungarian President, special card with cancel & other attractive covers. (10 covers/cards) £35 to 50 N/S
605
Used (on letter or envelope)
Circa 1934 Hitler Youth promotional card in relation to Gau Nordmark - one we have not seen before + a card showing a girl member of the Hitler Youth. Two very collectable items. (2) £50 to 70 £52.00
606
 UM
1936 Olympics m/s UM SG. MS613a, 1937 Brown Ribbon of Germany m/s SG. MS637a, 1937 rouletted Hitler m/s UM SG. MS637. (4) Cat. £825. £100 to 120 N/S
607
 UM
1936-37 selection of M/Sheets all UM, 1936 Brown Ribbon of Germany SG.MS618, 1937 Culture Fund perf/imperf SG.MS635/6, Culture Fund SG.MS637, Brown Ribbon of Germany SG.MS637A. Cat. £884 (5) £150 to 200 N/S
608
Used (on letter or envelope)
1936-41 Nazi Propaganda cards, 1936 Nurnberg rally card, publ. Franz Eher, used with Rally slogan cancel, 1938 similar same make card, 1938 6pf Rally postcard unused, 1938 German Art postcard with matching cancel, 1939 Day of Germans Art official card with fancy cancel, 1941 card for Day of the Nazi Party in the General Government with Krakau commemorative cancel - available in Germany, five cards- impressive designs. (6 cards) £65 to 75 N/S
609
Used (on letter or envelope)
1937 card commemorating The Gordon Bennett (Aviation Pioneer) Balloon Race, similar to the private postal stationery card but without imprint (6pf), stamps tied with matching pmk. Publ. Der Reichsluftsportfuhrer. (1 card) £40 to 50 £42.00
610
Used (on letter or envelope)
1937 Day of German Art, Munchen card by Hoffman Munchen. C.T.O with matching cancel, 1938 Winter Relief card produced by Grassinger & Co. Munchen C.T.O with fancy cancel & 1939 German Trade Day Vienna, a card we haven't seen before unused - some hinge marks on the face, hardly detracting. (3 cards) £40 to 60 £56.00
611
 UM
 M
1937 Hitler's Culture Fund M/Sheet UM SG. MS635, 1938 Air set UM, SG.657/8, West Germany 1949 Refugees Fund set M, SG.1039/42. (3) Cat. £303 £35 to 40 N/S
612
Used (on letter or envelope)
1937 Official Reich Party Rally card publ. Franz Eher Munich, design Richard Klein, postally used with Hitler 6pf Rally value from M/Sheet tied with special cancel, 1941 'Two people-one struggle' card produced by Hoffman, Munich, with Bohemia & Moravia 5h value tied with prag1 technical cancel. (2 cards) £50 to 65 £52.00
613
Used (on letter or envelope)
1937 Private advertising card promoting The Jacobi Restaurant & Brandy Distillery showing in the German Pavilion at the Paris Exhibition, posted Manheim 1938 - a rarely seen card. 1938 Hitler promotional card showing the Austrian - Reich Stand at a Leipzig Exhibition c.t.o. with slogan cancel. (2) £50 to 65 £50.00
614
Used (on letter or envelope)
1937-38 two Karl Kofer, Berlin Hitler portrait cards c.t.o. with various Third Reich stamps tied with assorted Exhibition cancellations. 1927 Hoffman card featuring Hitler meeting Mussolini, franked 6(+19)pf value from The Nuremberg Congress M/Sheet, tied with Hitler Der Duce cancel, 1942 Hitler O Struck, Berlin card, franked Mi.813, Hitler's 53rd Birthday, tied with matching cancel + similar card with 1939 Magdeburg 'Hitler Youth' special pmk. (5) £40 to 55 £56.00
615
Used (on letter or envelope)
1937-42 'Graf Spee' Famous German Pocket Battleship - a small display with covers, cards & photos + much information which was part of a notable display 'The Baltic War.' From 1937 a Deutsche Marine Schiffspost cover from the 'Graf Spee.' 1939 a unique feldpost card sent from Germany two days after the scuttling of the Battleship. The card has a hand drawn design showing the ships three gun turrets - artist signed, 1940 censored P.O.W cover sent via German Consul to an interned member of the crew, 1942 feldpost cover from the Altmark, a supply ship and repository for captured Seamen which was used by the Graf Spee. (3 covers, 1 card, 3 photos + further items) £50 to 65 £155.00
616
Used (on letter or envelope)
1938 9th Jan Stamp Day 3pf postal stationery card c.t.o. with matching cancel, 1939 Spanish Legion propaganda card c.t.o. with return of Condor Legion to Berlin special cancel. 1936 colourful fund raising card for the Berlin Olympics c.t.o. at the Olympic Stadium, 1944 cover registered Fulda with Fulda Anniv stamp tied with 2nd Day of Issue. (4) £40 to 60 £46.00
617
Used (on letter or envelope)
1938 German Gymnastic & Sports Festival, Breslau. Attractive card with festival pmks. (1) £40 to 60 £40.00
618
Used (on letter or envelope)
1938 May card commemorating The Saxon Hitler Youth March, Dresden, published by Lehmannasche Buchdruckerei, Dresden, cancelled with matching pink (1 card) £35 to 45 £35.00
619
Used (on letter or envelope)
1938 Official Reich Party Rally card published Franz Eher, Munich, postally used with lesser known roller cancel. Same year 6pf postal stationery card commemorating The Attempted 1923 Putsch in Munich c.t.o. with matching fancy pmk + Sudetenland Technical cancel, 1938 Wehrmacht promotional card featuring Hitler & foreign visitor insc. 'Heldengedenken' franked stamp, tied with Pasewalk Military Hospital commemorative cancel. (3) £50 to 65 £56.00
620
Used (on letter or envelope)
1939 card promoting the Graf Zeppelin LZ130. Technical details on the reverse, postally used with Meiningen Zeppelin commem cancel. A scarce item. (1) £60 to 80 £60.00
621
Used (on letter or envelope)
1939-45 fine Maritime collection on leaves in a large file, extremely well researched and entitled 'Germany's Baltic War 1939-45.' A wealth of covers with feldpost & marine cancels, well displayed with many liners, cruisers, battleships, submarine usage - all with much information on their history & maritime roles. Many interesting exploits noted incl. minesweeping off Swinemund (VII Rocket Firing site). There is mail from Humble Coastguard Cutters, the Sea Raiders & The Mighty Pocket Battleships. 202 covers, cards, photos + a folder full of articles on German shipping incl. 'Kraft Durch Freude' Labour Front Cruise Ships. A most informative collection - well worth inspection. £400 to 500 £410.00
622
Used (on letter or envelope)
WWII circa 1939-42 historical collection of German Marine Mail connected with events in the Baltic area incl. Norway & the Port of Narvik, many covers, cards with scarce feldpost, marine & censor cachets. Rather untidy presentation but a re-write & display would impress. There are photographs & much information on the History of the vessels incl. tonnage, crew no's, armaments & participation in the War. Much research has been put into this collection. (79 covers, cards + 20 photos & other items incl. five British covers). A fine lot with much potential. £200 to 250 £270.00
623
Used (on letter or envelope)
1940 1st Anniversary card commemorating The 'Day of Freedom' for Gav Wartheland, produced by NSDAP, postally used with 'Posen' matching cancel, hard to find item. (1 card) £40 to 60 £42.00
624
  1940 WWII Anti-Semitic & Russian Freedom Permit - tear & stain at lower right corner. Scarce & unusual. (1) £40 to 50 N/S
625
Used (on letter or envelope)
WWII a group of colourful anti-German and Italy propaganda cards, three depicting the destruction of Italian Forces, produced in Portugal, three cards incl. a design showing a Blenheim bomber attacking a German submarine, all cards have eye-catching designs. (6 cards) £65 to 80 £86.00
626
Used (on letter or envelope)
WWII four Willrich Military Personality cards incl. The Famous Fighter Pilot Oberst Molders. Eye-catching items in good condition. (4) £40 to 60 £40.00
627
Used (on letter or envelope)
WWII period mail from U Boat training ships, destroyers, cruisers, famous names such as the Scharnhorst, Scheer, Blucher - postal markings and cachets from many marine depots, setting, feldpost items with contents. Research will reveal more information of battle scene involvement. A few post war covers/cards of interest. Photo cards and useful information make for a fascinating mix. (64 covers/card) £100 to 150 £165.00
628
Used (on letter or envelope)
1941 postcard shows soldiers guarding the Tannenberg Monument with added 'Deutscher Osten' vignette posted Wien with further monument cachet. W. Willrich VDA card featuring a member of a Panzer Unit. A scarce SS promotional card featuring Mountain SS Policeman, card produced by order of SS Leader Himmler, Berlin - a scarce card. (3) £65 to 90 £66.00
629
Used (on letter or envelope)
1942 Germany Fights for Europe propaganda card published Heinrich Hoffman, Munich, c.t.o. Wien with matching cancel. 1942 card commemorating George Ritter von Schonerer (anti-semitic) Exhibition in Vienna, his thoughts influenced Hitler, matching cancel on reverse + Wien Messepalast commem cancel. (2) £45 to 60 £45.00
630   Used (on letter or envelope)
1942 Operation 'Cerberlis' The German Naval plan to break through the Channel. A most interesting collection of Maritime Feldpost mail from many of the vessels, participating incl. Scharnhorst, Gneisenau, destroyers, torpedo boats, flotillas. There is much information included and photos of the various ships, further work on the presentation would prove rewarding. (36 covers, 20 photos/cards + much information) £145 to 180 £140.00
631
Used (on letter or envelope)
1942 three scarce Afrika Korps feldpost covers from members of an Artillery Rgt 155, Panzer Grenadier Rgt. 15 Division. Third cover has contents, the letter featuring the famous palm tree & swastika cachet. Also an unused illustrated postcard featuring mountain troops with Narvik shield. A 10pf booklet entitled 'Gegen England in Nord Afrika.' A nice grouping from a very popular area of collecting. (3 covers, 1 card & 1 bklt) £50 to 65 £56.00
  • Germany - Occupations during WWI & WWII
632
Used (on letter or envelope)
1942 French Volunteer Legion cover franked airmail pair opt 'Front De L'Est/Ostfront' Mi.IV,V tied with 'b' feldpost cancels, opened and re-sealed with O.K.W tape and censor cachet. Sent to Versailles from Legionnaire Jean Fort Secteur Postal 3865/A. (1) £100 to 120 £130.00
633
 UM
1943 Belgian Flemish legion Soldiers and Aeroplanes, the top value + 100fr in imperf block of four with centre horizontal perf UM. A proof of Mi.XIX, from a set that was not issued. Rare. (1 block) £150 to 180 £185.00
634
Used (on letter or envelope)
1944 French Volunteer Legion cover, franked airmail value f + 10f Mi.11, attractive top marginal copy, tied with SS Feldpost roller cancel, cover re-sealed with SS tape and red censor cachets. (1) £45 to 60 £64.00
635
Used (on letter or envelope)
1944 French Volunteer Legion cover bearing a block of four of the 1941 f +10fr airmails with fancy base border labels, Mi.11, tied with SS roller cancel, re-sealed with SS tape & red censor cachet. (1) £80 to 100 N/S
636
Used (on letter or envelope)
1944 French Volunteer Legion cover franked with block of four f + 1f Mi.X, tied with SS Feldpost roller cancel, opened and re-sealed with SS censor tape + red cachet. Scarce multi usage. £80 to 120 N/S
637
Used (on letter or envelope)
1944 French Volunteer Legion set of five 1942 Charity stamps, each with labels, on cover tied with SS Feldpost roller cancels, cover opened and re-sealed with SS tape + red censor cachet. (1) £70 to 90 £92.00
638
 Unused
1945 March - The U Boat Hela Concessionary Stamp for troops based in the Hela Peninsula. Very clean copy of Mi.13A without gum as issued, signed 'Beckert.' (1) Cat. Mi. €350 £70 to 90 £115.00
  • Germany - Allied Zones
639
 M
BRITISH & AMERICAN ZONE 1949 Hanover Trade Fair, fine M, SG.MSA145. Cat. £120 (1) £20 to 30 N/S
  • Germany - West
640
Used on piece or front
1956-59 collection of Ersttagblatt in album with vals to 3dm. (41) Cat. 545€ £80 to 100 £96.00
  • Germany - Berlin
641
Used (on letter or envelope)
1948 Berlin black overprints 2pf to 84pf (16 vals) incl. scarce 15pf, 25pf & 84pf used on two reg. covers Berlin to GB. Scarce. (Stamps alone Cat. £400 off cover) £150 to 200 £180.00
642
Block larger than four or stamp booklet
1949 Berlin Buildings 2dm booklet complete (staple removed), fine condition, very scarce. (1) Cat. £800 £100 to 120 £100.00
643
Used (on letter or envelope)
1953 Famous Berliners illustrated FDC's, either un-addressed or sent to/from Senators (2 are autographed), SG.B92/3, 96, 98/100, Cat. 320€ £50 to 60 N/S
  • Germany - Post Offices in China
644
 M
 Used
1905 no wmk 2c, 4c, 10c, 40c all FU, 1905 wmk Lozenges 1c (2), ½ dollar FU, $2½ Type II M, COLONIES - SAMOA 1900 set M SG.G1/6, SOUTH WEST AFRICA Yacht Types 3pf - 50pf FU & 80pf M, 1906-19 5pf, 2m - M, 2m U - thinned. (26) Cat. £348 £50 to 60 £50.00
  • Germany - Post Offices in Morocco
645
 M
 Used
1899-1918 M & U range from 1899 5c (2), 10c, 25c FU, Reichpost values 10c to 1p M, later incl. 1911-18 6p.25 UM 5m M, TURKISH EMPIRE (15) 1884 10pa, 20pa (2), 1pi (2), various Reichpost & Deutsches Reich issues. Cat. STC. £500 £70 to 85 £76.00
646
Used (on letter or envelope)
1899 registered envelope written from 'J. Brudo, of the Mazagan - Marrakesh Postal Service' bearing German Maroc 3c on 3p brown (Yv 1), 5c on 5p green (Yv 2), 10c on 10p carmine (Yv 3), 25c on 20p blue (Yv 4), 30c on 25c orange (Yv 5) and 60c on 50p brown/red (Yv 6), tied by Casablanca (Morocco) Deutsche Post d/stamp with adjacent registered label & German Post Office arrival on reverse in Mazagan. £60 to 75 £60.00
  • Germany - Post Offices in The Turkish Empire
647
 Used
1884-1908 good to VFU range incl. 1884 10pa, 20pa & 1pi - pair, various 1889 Arms Types incl. 2½pi on 50pf, Reichpost opts & others to 1908 5c & 10c opts. (26) Cat. STC £390. £50 to 70 £72.00
  • Germany - Colonies
648
Used (on letter or envelope)
CAROLINE ISLANDS 1899-1901 a group of unused postcards incl. Double Reply items with MI. P 1, 2, 4 (10/10) 7, 8, 10 (10/10), 11 (5/5) & Morocco four unused postcards, Mi.P1/IV c 360w, a coloured Tangier scene card added for interest. 11 postcards, Mi.2005- 453EU. (12 items) £65 to 80 N/S
649
 M
 Used
EAST AFRICA Circa 1893-1920 M & U range from 1893 2p, 3p, 10p & 25p M or UM, 1901 no wmk Yacht set M (25p damaged) - SG. 15/25, 1905 30h (2), 45h (3) & 60h all FU, 1905-20 Lozenges set to 30h FU, MARSHALL 1s, 1897 10pf & 20pf M, Type B 3pf (2), 5pf (3), 10pf, 20pf, 25pf & 50 pf FU + lost colonies label. (40) Cat. ST Cat. £1140 £150 to 200 N/S
650
 M
 Used
NEW GUINEA 1897 Optd set M, 1901 NO WMK 20pf - 3m M (SG.10/18) 1914-19 3pf (2), 5pf & 10pf (2) 5m Type B & C - M, also Deutsch New Guinea lost colonies label plus an interesting Liebig illustrated card, CAROLINE IS 1901 2mk Yacht SG.23 VFU. (25) Cat. £370. £50 to 65 £50.00
 
   
       
   
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