Lot 1699Germany, 1872, Small Shield, 18kr bister, tied by bold "Frankfurt, 9.9.72" boxed date stamp on registered folded letter sheet to Hildesheim, registry etiquette and receiving backstamp; left side flap absent, still Very Fine, a very scarce single franking usage of the 1872 18kr Small Shield issue. Scott No. 11.
Michel No. 11 €4,000 for single franking ($4,920).
Lot 1700Germany, 1900, 5m slate & carmine, type I, full o.g., rich colors, Very Fine. Scott No. 65 $1,350.
Michel No. 66 I €1,700 ($2,090).
Lot 1701Germany, 1900, 5m slate & carmine, type II, o.g., never hinged, centered amid large well balanced margins, rich vibrant colors, Extremely Fine, choice so nice; signed Bühler. Scott No. 65A $1,450.
Michel No. 66 II €1,800 ($2,210).
Lot 1702 oGermany, 1900, 5m slate & carmine, type Ia, Krotoschin town cancel, deep colors, Very Fine; with 2012 M. Jaschke-Lantelme certificate. Scott No. 65A var.
Michel No. 66 III €500 ($620).
Lot 1703 oGermany, 1902, 5m blackish green & dark carmine, Hamburg town cancels, wide margins, deep rich color, Very Fine; with 2012 M. Jaschke-Lantelme certificate. Scott No. 78 var.
Michel No. 81Aa €450 ($550).
Lot 1704Germany, 1905, 20pf ultramarine, peacetime printing, o.g., never hinged, rich ultramarine color, bright and fresh, Very Fine, very scarce in never hinged condition; signed Jäschke.
Michel No. 87 Id €1,200 ($1,480).
Lot 1705Germany, 1911, 60pf dark purple, o.g., never hinged, brilliant color, exceptional freshness, Very Fine; with 2002 M. Jaschke-Lantelme certificate.
Michel No. 92 Ia €800 ($980).
Lot 1706Germany, 1915, 5pf dark green, wartime printing, double impression one inverted, left margin single, o.g., lightly hinged, rich color, Very Fine, very scarce; with 1989 P. Jaschke certificate.
Michel No. 85 II DK €500 ($620).
Lot 1707Germany, 1923, 20,000,000m ultramarine, rouletted, horizontal strip of 4, tied on piece by "Berlin 7.11.23" machine cancel, rich deep color, right stamp with nibbed tooth, still Very Fine; signed Bechtold. Scott No. 302.
Michel No. 319B €1,600 ($1,970).
Lot 1708Germany, 1926, 80pf Durer, corner margin single with imprints, o.g., never hinged, wide margins and choice centering, Extremely Fine. Scott No. 362 $375.
Michel No. 397 €500 ($620).