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German East Africa - Regular Issues

Lots 664-673 Lots 674-682

Lot 664 o   

German East Africa, 1889-99 Forerunner Issues, group of 13 German issue stamps on exhibit pages; with Zanzibar postmarks on 3pf and 20pf strip of three on piece (VZ45, VZ48b), additional 50pf used in Tanga, also 8 usages after stamps where issued and a 10pf post card used in Zanzibar in 1891 (creased and not counted), Very Fine.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Realized: $240

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Lot 665    

German East Africa, 1889-90 5pf Numeral, with Lamu postmark on piece, Very Fine; signed Bloch.
Michel No. VL42    €600 ($640).

Realized: $130

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Lot 666    

German East Africa, 1889-90 20pf Eagle, with Lamu postmark on piece, Very Fine; signed Bloch.
Michel No. VL42    €450 ($480).

Realized: $150

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Lot 667 o/   

German East Africa, 1891-1914 German East Africa Townmarks (no Dar Es Salaam) collection of 28 covers, 77 cards and over 242 off-cover stamps, displayed on pages; with towns including Amani, Aruscha, Bagamoyo with Mitlaufer and the latter "Bagamojo" postmark, Bismarckburg with opening day cover, Buiko with 3-color franking registered cover, Dodoma and Handeni off-cover, Iringa with 5p and 7½h single rates to Germany, Kigoma, Kilwa first and second type postmarks, 1910 Kondoa-Irangi registered, Langenburg cancel types with 1906 registered, Lindi with 1899 4-color franking to Germany, Moschi & Mpapua, Muanza with printed to private order card, 1911 Pangani registered, Tabora postmark types and Tanga with scarce wrapper usage, 1905 Wugiri registered, and many others; condition well above the norm, generally Very Fine.
Estimate    $2,000 - 3,000.

Realized: $1,700

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Lot 668    

German East Africa, 1892 Schülke & Mayr Co. Reprints, o.g., n.h. (Mi S Na a-S Na e, cat €300), Very Fine.
Estimate    $100 - 150.

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Lot 669 /o   

German East Africa, 1893, 2p-25p Surcharge Issues, group of 15 stamps on exhibit pages; complete mint with 5p shade and 25p overprint varieties, complete used with similar shade/overprint variety, Very Fine. Scott No. 1-5.
Michel No. 1-5    €685 ($730).

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Lot 670 //o   

German East Africa, 1896 Surcharges, 1896 set mint mounted on exhibit pages with shades and complete used with 10p on 20pf horizontal strip of three with gutter at bottom and 25p on 50pf in vertical gutter pair format, Tanga or Dar-es-Salaam postmarks (Mi. €406), Very Fine.
Michel No. 6-10    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Lot 671 /o/   

German East Africa, 1897-1907 Sea Post Group, of one cover, 7 cards and 11 stamps on exhibit pages; includes the 1897 10pf Marine Ship-Post card used on the SS Condor to Germany, GEA 5p on 10pf card to Dornum on the steamer Setos, 1902 Hamburg to Tanga cover, off cover stamps with East African Mainline cancels including Zanzibar SG 210, and East African Branch Line cancels on GEA issues and a BEA QE 5a issue, generally Very Fine.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

Realized: $625

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Lot 672 /o   

German East Africa, 1898-1902 Printed to Private Order Postal Cards, group of 7 cards; with six used 1898 cards from correspondence to Berlin, two 3p on 5pf cards with Tanga & Bagamoyo views used in respective towns, four 5p on 10pf cards with Tanga & Bagamoyo views used in respective towns, Dar-es-Salam card used in Tanga and Kilwa card used in Dar-es-Salam, the 1901 card mint; some usual edge wear and some scuffing affecting one card, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

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Lot 673 //o   

German East Africa, 1901, 2p-3r Yacht Issues, complete mint set and additional n.h. multiples including 3p top margin block of 6, 25p corner margin strip of four and 2r corner margin strip of three, all mounted on exhibit pages, Very Fine.
Michel No. 11-21; €515 ($550)    Estimate $200 - 300.

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