Lot 321 oBavaria, Postage Due, 1870, 1kr black, narrow watermark, neat Munich town cancel, deep color, Very Fine and scarce; signed Richter. Michel Nos. 2X.
Scott Nos. J2 $800.
Lot 322Bergedorf, 1861, 1sch black, clear to ample margins, tied by grid handstamp on 1866 mourning cover to Hamburg, matching "Bergedorf, 21/1" cds, reverse with receiving date stamp, Very Fine and scarce; signed Ebel on reverse. Scott Nos. 2.
Michel Nos. 2 €3,200 ($4,420).
Lot 323 o/Brunswick, 1852 First Issue complete, single of each (1sg on piece), each cancelled by blue cds plus 2sgr on blue folded cover tied by blue boxed Schoppenstedt straight line datestamp, all with large balanced margins except off-cover 2sgr with four ample margins, 3sgr light corner crease, F.-V.F. and attractive group. Michel Nos. 1-3.
Scott Nos. 1-3 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 324 oBrunswick, 1853, 3sgr black on rose, numeral "9" in bar cancels, ample to mostly large margins, tiny scissor cut in top left margin and a couple small spots in left stamp, otherwise Very Fine, interesting and rare cliché shift strip; with 2008 G Lange certificate. Scott Nos. 10.
Michel Nos. 8a €3,000 ($4,140).
Lot 325Mecklenburg, 1856, 3s Yellow, large to extra large margins, fresh with bright color, tied by neat strike of "Hamburg 13/6" double-circle datestamp on blue folded cover; missing bottom flap, Very Fine and attractive; signed Bloch.
Scott Nos. 2 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 326Thurn & Taxis, 1863, 1/3sgr green, vertical strip of 3, clear to large margins, tied by numeral "249" in target cancels on folded letter sheet, matching "Vieselbach, 1/2, 1865" origin cds, reverse with Grossorudestedt cds; two flaps a bit reduced, destination town slightly eradicated, otherwise Very Fine; with 2014 P. Sem certificate. Scott Nos. 16.
Michel Nos. 27 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 327Württemberg, 1851, 1kr black on straw, large to huge margins, tied by "Tubingen 8 Aug 1856" double-circle datestamp and additional strike adjacent on neat folded cover to Tubingen, repeated again to right of stamp, Extremely Fine and choice. Michel Nos. 1c.
Scott Nos. 1a Estimate $600 - 800.
Lot 328Württemberg, 1863, 18kr orange, vertical pair, on piece in combination with 1865, 1kr yellow green rouletted, pair and single, all tied by neat "K. Wurtt. Fahrend Postamt, 11/3" railway cds, Very Fine and attractive, a scarce mixed issue franking from letter to the United States; signed Alcuri, with 2003 Irtenkauf certificate.
Michel Nos. 29+30a Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 329Germany, 1872 Small Shield, ¼gr violet, used with vertical pair and single of 5gr Bister (6), all tied by four strikes of "Frankfurt 6 1 73" double-circle datestamps on registered cover, various ratings and registry markings; one 5gr pre-use fault, a Very Fine use. Michel Nos. 1.
Scott Nos. 1 Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 330 oGermany, 1872 Large Shield, 18kr bister, neat Pforzheim boxed cancel, rich color, Very Fine and choice, a scarce used stamp; with 2002 M. Sommer certificate. Scott Nos. 26.
Michel Nos. 28 €2,800 ($3,860).