Lot 632Thurn & Taxis, 1863, 1/3sgr green, four full large margins, tied by concentric circle "249" cancels on folded cover with 1865 "Vieselbach" thimble postmark alongside, part of flaps reduced and town name in address partially eradicated, Very Fine, a lovely item in choice condition. Michel No. 27.
Scott No. 16 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 633 oGermany, 1872 Large Shield, 18kr bister, 1874 Frankfurt town cancel, sound with strong color, F.-V.F., an exceptionally scarce high value; signed Senf, Bloch and GPSY. Michel No. 28 €2,800 ($3,080).
Scott No. 26 $2,100.
Lot 634Germany, 1900, 1m-5m high values, "Specimen" overprints, o.g., rich colors, a Very Fine set.
Michel No. 63b SP-66 SP €2,400 ($2,640).
Lot 635 oGermany, 1920, 3m violet gray, circles watermark, perf holes 25:17, 1920 Leutersdorf town cancels, strong color, F.-V.F., a very rare stamp; with 2005 Jaschke-Lantelme certificate. Scott No. 102.
Michel No. 96B IIa W €5,000 ($5,510).
In cases of paper shortage, government printers were temporarily allowed to use different watermark paper. In this case, watermarked paper used for insurance stamps.
Lot 636Germany, 1934 Nothilfe complete, corner margin blocks of 4, o.g., never hinged, bright and fresh, a Very Fine set. Michel No. 556-564 €2,200 ($2,420).
Scott No. B59-B67 $1,800 for singles.
Lot 637Germany, 1938, 42pf+108pf Brown Ribbon, right margin block of 4, o.g., never hinged, fresh and Very Fine. Michel No. 671y.
Scott No. B119 $500.
Lot 638 /Germany, Airmail, 1926, 10pf & 20pf Eagles, tête-bêche, blocks of 4, o.g., hinged at top, bottom stamps never hinged, bright and fresh, Very Fine. Michel No. K7-K8.
Scott No. C28b, C30a $870.
Lot 639Germany, Airmail, 1930, 2m-4m So. America Flight Zeppelins complete, single 2m and 4m two singles, tied by "Friedrichshafen, 18.5.30" cds's on airmail flight cover, red German flight cachet and green Lakehurst Zeppelin Round Flight receiving backstamp, Very Fine. Michel No. 438-439.
Scott No. C38-C39 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 640Germany, Airmail, 1931, 1m-4m Polar Flight Zeppelins complete, full o.g., bright and fresh, a Very Fine set. Michel No. 456-458.
Scott No. C40-C42 $745.
Lot 641 oGermany, Airmail, 1931, 1m Polar Flight Zeppelin, missing dash after "Polar", neat town cancels, rich bright color, Very Fine. Michel No. 456 I.
Scott No. C40a $1,200.