Stamps and Covers of the World

15 Nov 2005, starting at 10:30 GMT .

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Germany: An accumulation in five albums, mixed condition contained in a box, inc. States with Bavaria, West Germany, West Berlin 1949-54 to 2DM., 1951 Relief Fund set, East Germany 1951 Friendship with China set mint, etc. (130)

Germany: An all periods accumulation of covers and cards in mixed condition in a carton inc. registered, airmail, commercial, commemorative cancels, censored, military, Third Reich, postcards, postal stationery, occupation, meter marks and slogan cancels, also a quantity of similar from Austria, etc. (541)

Germany: A mint and used collection in a Schwanberger album and five other albums or stockbook, contained in a carton, inc. 1936 miniature sheet (7), some duplication, also Great Britain f.d.c's, etc. (44)

Germany: A collection of mainly modern covers and cards in four albums contained in a small box inc. postal stationery, ersttagsblatt, f.d.c's, special and commemorative cancels, postcards, registered, etc. (73)

Germany: A duplicated mint and used collection in mixed condition in a stockbook and on Hagner sheets inc. W.W.I occupation overprints, Upper Silesia plebiscite issues, Colonial "Yacht" type issues, also a selection of errors and varieties on post 1945 issues, etc. (72)

Germany - Allied Military Post: 1945-46 stock of mint and used Allied Military Post issues with all values to 1m. inc. strips, blocks and large multiples, paper, printing and perf. varieties, etc., stated cat. €33,500‡. (71)

Germany: Allied Occupations: 1945-50 collection in varied condition on leaves, mainly mint with American, British and Russian Zone 1946-47 imperf. and perf. miniature sheets, British and American Zone 1948-50 type IV 1Dm. to 5Dm., 1949 Hanover Fair miniature sheet in a different shade from the sheet stamps, many unmounted, also various used, etc. (640)

Germany: Allied Occupation - British and American Zones: 1948 Currency Reform band and net opts. on numeral 2pf. to 84pf. sets unmounted mint, net optd. 12pf. scarlet with gum disturbance and a few other imperfections otherwise fine, all signed Richter. Michel €1,300. (641)

Germany: Berlin: 1948-76 collection in varied condition on leaves, almost complete inc. 1948 black optd. set mint (signed Schlegel), 1949 U.P.U. used, Goethe used, Relief Fund set and miniature sheet mint, 1950 E.R.P. 20pf. mint, Orchestra pair mint, 1951, 1951-52 and 1953 Bell sets mint, 1953 Church Reconstruction Fund used, mainly mint commemoratives and definitives from 1959, many unmounted, etc. (639)

Germany: Berlin: 1949 red optd. 2pf. to 2m. set mainly fine used, all except 50pf. signed Schlegel. Michel €1000. (638)

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