Lot 2241Helgoland, 1879, 1m deep green, scarlet & black, perf 11½, o.g., strong colors, nicely centered, fresh and Very Fine, a rare perforation variety, with only 300 issued. Scott No. 24. SG No. 18a £1,300 ($2,104).
Michel No. 19B €1,800 ($2,485).
Lot 2242Prussia, 1866, 10sgr rose. In combination with North German Confederation 1868, 2gr ultra + 5gr bister on reverse of cover to Berlin, all tied by "New-Ruppin, 21 6, 68" cds's, Very Fine, a scarce combination. Michel No. 20.
Scott No. 21 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 2243Germany, 1917 Submarine Service. 2 covers; one from Stuttgart to Philadelphia, Pa. with bold handstamp (in German) "Return Because of Stoppage of Submarine Service"; some cover scuffing, other cover intended for submarine service but sent by regular mail since service was discontinued, F.-V.F.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 2244Germany,Semi-Postal, 1930 IPOSTA souvenir sheet, o.g., never hinged, fresh with rich colors, Very Fine. Michel No. Block 1.
Scott No. B33 $1,200.
Lot 2245Germany,Semi-Postal, 1933 Nothilfe souvenir sheet, o.g., never hinged, strong bright colors & paper, sheet measures exactly, usual faint sheet bends from gum, Very Fine. Scott No. B58 $5,250.
Michel No. Block 2 €7,000 ($9,663).
Lot 2246Germany, Airmail, 1912 Pioneer Flight Rhein am Main. On special postcard with bold Darmstadt 22/6/12 cancels on three 30pf semi-official airpost stamps, Very Fine and scarce.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 2247Germany, Airmail, 1929, 40pf+10pf on Silesia Flight card. Postcard with Eckener image, with on board Graf Zeppelin postmark 17.10.1929, "Beuthen" drop cds 17.10.29, Very Fine and scarce. Sieger No. 43Bc (no photo).
Scott No. 379+C28 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 2248Germany, Airmail, 1930, 2m-4m So. America Flight Zeppelins complete. Friedrichshafen to Lakehurst, franked with 1930 2m-4m Zeppelin+2m 387, tied by Friedrichshafen cds's, red German Sudamerikafahrt cachet and green Lakehurst receiving backstamp; cover with couple trivial faults. Michel No. 438-439.
Scott No. C38-C39+387 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 2249Germany, Airmail, 1930, 2m-4m So. America Flight Zeppelins complete. Tied by "Friedrichshafen, 21.11.30" cds's on DO-X flight cover, red and black flight cachets and "Dornier Flugschiff, 30 Jan. 31" cds, Very Fine. Michel No. 438-439.
Scott No. C38-C39 Estimate $250 - 350.
Lot 2250Germany, Airmail, 1930, 2m-4m So. America Flight Zeppelins complete. 4m with small pre-printing paper fold, tied by "Friedrichshafen, 21.11.30" cds's on DO-X flight cover, red and black flight cachets and "Dornier Flugschiff, 30 Jan. 31" cds; slight rough opening at top, F.-V.F. Michel No. 438-439.
Scott No. C38-C39 Estimate $200 - 300.