Stamps & Covers of the World

12 Nov 2003, starting at 10:00 GMT.

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This sale is now finished. If you are interested in consigning in future sales, please contact the specialist department. If you have queries about lots purchased in this sale, please contact customer services.


lots

Germany: East Germany: 1945-99 A comprehensive collection, mixed condition in three printed albums and leaves, contained in a carton, inc. Russian Zones, Thuringen 1945 miniature sheet mint, 1949 Goethe miniature sheet used, 1950 DEBRIA miniature sheets (2) mint and used, 1951 Frienship with China 12pf. and 24pf., 1952-53 set mint, 1953 Karl Marx imperf. and perf miniature sheets used, virtually complete later issues, etc. (465)

Germany: East Germany: 1948-56 A range of unmounted mint Officials with 25pf.(100), 30pf.(81) and 60pf.(100) in separated sheets, also 1948 Russian Zone 80pf. portrait in complete unmounted mint sheet of 100 with minor printing flaws, etc., cat. Michel €3000‡ (770)

Germany: East Germany: 1955-59 selection of complete booklet panes sheets (6, one used (c.t.o.) unmounted mint, also West Germany 1966 similar sheet. M.DM (stated) 5455 (887)

Germany: West Berlin: 1948 and 1949 Overprinted sets, mint and used of each set, mainly good to fine. Mi. 4860 euros. (484)

Germany: West Berlin: 1949-90 A comprehensive collection, mixed condition in a Schaubek album and on leaves, inc. 1949 U.P.U. sets (2, mint and used), 1949 Goethe sets (2, unmounted and used), 1949 1 on 3m. unmounted, 1949 Relief Fund set unmounted, miniature sheet mint, Bells sets mint and used of each, virtually complete range of later issues, etc. (482)

Germany: West Berlin: 1949 Goethe set, fine used on cachet f.d.c. (crease). Mi. 750 euros. (483)

Germany: West Germany: 1949-90 A comprehensive collection, mixed condition in a Schwanberger album and on leaves, inc. 1949 Centenary sets (2, mint and used on card), 1949 Relief Fund set used, 1950 Bach sets mint and used, 1951-52 Numerals to 60pf. mint, virtually complete range of later issues, many with used examples, etc. (481)

Germany: Saar: 1920-59 A collection, mixed condition on leaves, inc. 1928 Charity set mint, 1931 Charity sets (both) mint, 1932 Charity set mint, 1948 Flood Relief miniature sheets mint, 1950 Council of Europe 200f. used, good range of later issues, etc. (469)

German Colonies: A collection on leaves, mixed condition, inc. P.O's in China 1901-04 to 3m. mint and used, 5m. used, 1905 set used, P.O's in Morocco 1900 set (2) mint and used, 1905 set used, 1906-11 to 6p.25c. on 5m. mint, P.O's in Turkey 1900 set mint, German New Guinea 1901 set mint, German East Africa 1901 set used, German South West Africa 1901 set used, 5m. mint, Caroline Islands, Kiaochow 1901 set mint, Mariana Islands, Samoa, Togo, etc. (470)

Greece: 1906-40 a mint selection, poor to fair, comprising 1906 Olympic Games 1d. to 5d., 1933 50d., 75d., 100d., 1940 Greek Youth set (less 30d.). (415)

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