Lot 2667Bavaria, 1850, 1kr-12kr Numeral issue, matched set of horizontal strips of 5 from the bottom of the sheet, full o.g., hinge remnants, each with ample margins at top and huge margins around showing complete dividing lines, 9k and 12k showing significant portions of sheet selvage, 9kr with types III-II-III at center, Extremely Fine. Scott No. 4-7.
Michel No. 3 II, 4 II, 5d, 6 €2,910+ ($3,210).
Lot 2668 oLübeck, 1862, ½sch lilac, bar cancel, full margins, strong color, Very Fine, a scarce used stamp. Michel No. 6.
Scott No. 6 $1,600.
Lot 2669Prussia, 1862 (Apr. 3) Berlin, Germany to Christianenburg, New Germany, Natal, folded cover with "Berlin, 3/4" double-circle datestamp and red "P." circled handstamp, red London Paid (4.5.62) transit cds and magenta "2/6" rating, blue Missionary flap handstamp, various ratings; some wear and soiling, Very Fine and scarce early German missionary use to Natal.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Lot 2670Thurn & Taxis, 1859, 5sgr lilac, bottom sheet margin single with clear margins all around, tied by "300" four-ring cancel, matching Hamburg (8.11.1863) cds on gray folded letter to Mugron, France, red Forbach (8.13) entry cds and black "6" décimes due handstamp, Mugron (8.14) arrival backstamp; some light fold toning, a Very Fine stamp. Michel No. 18.
Scott No. 13 $2,200.
Lot 2671Württemberg, 1865 (Jan. 2) Bopfingen, Germany to Santos, Brazil, gray cover with "Bopfingen, 2/1, 65" origin cds and blue crayon ratings, various German backstamp transits including Stuttgart (1.3), red French (1.16) transit cds and "F / 21" accountancy handstamp, red framed "430" handstamp; some faults and staining, Fine and rare German States use to Brazil.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Lot 2672Württemberg, 1890-93, 2pf slate gray and 3pf brown, each tied by "Langenargen 23 May 98" cds on post card to Brousse, Turkey, with English and Ottoman postage due handstamps "T", postage due paid by regular Turkey 1867 issues (42-44), tied by Brousse bilingual "Mai 26" cds's, picture die showing Royals, Very Fine and nice postage due use.
Scott No. 55, 57 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 2673Württemberg, 1859, 9kr carmine rose, full o.g., clear to ample margins, Very Fine. Michel No. 14a.
Scott No. 17 $1,275.
Lot 2674Württemberg, 1873, 70kr violet, o.g., lightly hinged, large margins showing single dotted dividing lines all around, fresh with strong bright color, Extremely Fine. Scott No. 53a $2,900.
Michel No. 42a €3,800 ($4,190).
A GEM MINT EXAMPLE OF THE 1873 70KR COAT OF ARMS ISSUE.