Lots 308 - 330, Catalogue of Auction #73 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
308  4
1872, Embossed Imperial Eagle, 1gr rose, block of four, boxed Hanover ds, minimal paper wrinkles, fresh quality, F/VF, Mi #4, ?450
309 Mi 85-86 II V
1915, Germania, 5pf green and 10pf carmine, complete set of two imperforated horizontal pairs, trial printing on yellow grayish paper without watermark, no gum as issued, NH, VF and scarce, old-time expert's hs, C.v. ?600++
310  224/29
1922-23, definitive issue, trial printing of 20m, 30m, 40m and 100m on grayish thick paper, bottom sheet margin imperforated singles, no gum as produced, VF
311 **   514 var
1941-44, Hitler's Head, 15pf brown lake, top sheet margin single with a spectacular pre-printing paper fold, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #789 var, the similar errors of this set priced in the Cat. for ?450-500
312 **   1147 var
1974, Soccer World Cup in Munich, 40pf multicolored, yellow color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, expertized by H.-D. Schlegel, Mi #812F, ?1,500
313 **   B19-22

Semi - Postal issues

1927, President Hindenburg, 8pf- 50pf, complete set in blocks of four, two high values in top left corner margin blocks, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #403-06, ?400++
314 **   B28-32
1929, Arms of German Cities, 5+2pf-50+40pf, complete set in blocks of four, all but low value with bottom sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #430-34, ?960++
315 **   B148-59
1939-41, Reich Postal Employees' Fund, two complete sets of 12 and 6, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #702-13, 773-78, ?165
316 **  Mi MHB29

Positional Sheets (Markenheftchenbogen)

1933, Hindenburg, 6pf dark green, complete gutter tete-beche sheet of 80 stamps and 20 labels, slightly folded along perforation, minor marginal flaws as always, full OG,NH, VF and scarce, C.v. ?2,000
317 **  Mi 479/910, Dienst #132-77

Third Reich Collection in Green Stockbook

1933-45, intact as received collection of over 400 mint never hinged stamps and four souvenir sheets, representing postage, semi-postal, air post and postage due stamps, nothing very expensive, but neat and very fresh assemblage, full OG, NH, mostly VF, Mi C.v. is about ?5,600
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Propaganda Picture Postcards

1939, Nazi Party Congress at Nurnberg, six different proofs of postcards, printed on thick white paper and affixed over an old print, two cards with control line on right or bottom margin, one with chalk spots at the bottom, fresh, VF and rare group
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319 **   5N41, a


1949, Constance Cathedral, 30pf dark blue, two stamps of the first and second issues, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #46 I, II, ?676
320 **  Mi 26a IKU-28a IKU


1945, Child Welfare, imperforated complete set of three in vertical tete-beche pairs (head to head), perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF, expertized by A. Mathis & Co., C.v. ?6,000
321 **   10NB11

Soviet Zone of Occupation

1949, Goethe, souvenir sheet of one, full OG on stamp only, NH, VF, Block 6, ?220
322 **   B21a var

East Germany
Semi-Postal issues

1950, DEBRIA Philatelic Exhibition, souvenir sheet of two, white spot behind "1950" at the top right variety, full OG, NH, VF, the similar errors priced ?600-900 in Michel Cat.
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323 **   1a, 2

German Occupation issues during the World War I

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1918, black surcharges 20pf on 10k and 40pf on 20k, complete panes of 25, slightly folded along perforation, nice quality unit, full OG, NH, VF and rare multiples, each stamp with Dr. Duntsch expert's hs, C.v. ?5,000 as singles
324  3Bb, 4Bab


1919, two stamps with diagonal overprint "Libau" on 15pf violet in red, and on 20pf violet blue in violet, full OG, hinged, VF, expertized by Dr. Hochstadter and P. Kosack, C.v. ?620

Propaganda Labels against Great Britain

1915-17, Submarines, with text at the top "Gott Strafe England" (God Punish England), three oval labels, colored embossing on aluminum foil (2) or on thick paper, full OG, NH, VF
326 **/*   119 var


1923, Coat of Arms, 500m gray and red, vertical position of "webbing" watermark, block of four, full OG, NH or VLH (top right stamp), VF, APEX certificate, Mi #144X, ?1,680++
327 **   120 var
1923, Coat of Arms, 1000m brown and red, vertical position of "webbing" watermark, top sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, APEX certificate, Mi #145X, ?3,600++
328 **   J29 fn

Postage Due stamps

1923, black unissued surcharge 1000(m) on 100m deep violet, top right corner margin imprint block of four, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #I/I, ?1,400++
329 **   O11 var

Official stamps

1921, black overprint "D M" on 80(pf) black violet and carmine, top left corner sheet margin block of eight (2x4), printed on doubled paper, two stamps at the bottom right showing border between double and single paper, full OG, NH (one stamp is LH), VF and extremely rare multiple
330 **   N58 var


1923, inverted surcharge 30c on 500m lilac, surcharge type II, left sheet margin single, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, only four stamps of type II are possible in a printer's sheet, expertized by Dr. Petersen, Mi #175 KII, ?2,250