Lot 2675 BKSGermany, 1934, 2m Hindenburg booklet, numeral specimen stamps, complete unexploded booklet, black on dark blue cover with numeral 2 and the four sheets of interleaving with postal instructions, panes have numerals for the denomination in colors of each of the issued stamp, interleaving has adhered to the reverse of each pane, front cover with slight opening bend and slight rust stains from the staple, otherwise Very Fine.
Michel No. 35S Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
These promotional specimen booklets were produced for the advertising in them with only ten to fifteen being sent to the district advertising agencies, who contracted out ads for the Reichspost, this booklet contains no private advertising but an agency may have been responsible for the postal instructions or the agency may have used this to sell private advertising in future booklets. This specimen is not listed by Michel and may be the only known example.
Lot 2676 BKGermany, 1919, 3m Germania booklet, complete unexploded booklet with number 9, o.g., never hinged, fresh panes, front cover with partially erased "3M" in pencil (no doubt applied by the post office), otherwise Very Fine.
Michel No. 11.2 A €800 ($880).
Lot 2677 BKGermany, 1925, 2m Rheinland booklet, complete unexploded booklet, containing two panes of ten of the 5pf green and one pane of ten of the 10pf vermillion, three sheets of interleaving with advertisements of the stamp dealer Sarott, o.g., never hinged, panes well centered and fresh, Very Fine and choice, an exceptional and scarce complete booklet.
Michel No. 17 €7,000 ($7,710).
Lot 2678 BKGermany, 1919, 3m Germania booklet, complete unexploded booklet with number 7, o.g., never hinged, panes are well centered and fresh, Very Fine and scarce.
Michel No. 10.2 A €4,000 ($4,410).
Lot 2679Germany, 1877, "Pfennige", 50pf olive gray, bright and fresh, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 35 $1,900.
Lot 2680Germany, 1902, 2m gray blue, o.g., never hinged, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 79 $2,600.
Lot 2681Germany, 1930 IPOSTA souvenir sheet, o.g., stamps never hinged (hinged in ungummed selvage only), bright and fresh, Very Fine. Michel No. Block 1.
Scott No. B33 $1,250 for n.h.
Lot 2682Germany, 1933 Nothilfe souvenir sheet, o.g., never hinged, fresh with rich colors, few small natural outer-sheet edge wrinkles, otherwise Very Fine. Michel No. Block 2.
Scott No. B58 $5,600.
Lot 2683Germany, 1935 OSTROPA souvenir sheet, usual brownish o.g., hinge remnants at sides (stamps n.h.), remarkably fresh for an original gum sheet, Very Fine, scarce as such. Michel No. Block 3.
Scott No. B68 $875 for no gum.
Lot 2684Germany, 1938, 42pf+108pf brown ribbon, right margin block of 4, o.g., never hinged, Very Fine. Michel No. 671y.
Scott No. B119 $500.