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Lot 2162

LUBECK 1865 4s bister envelope (Michel U10), used with 1s orange and 2s rose (9, 10) cut to shape and tied by two strikes Luebeck Bahnhof c.d.s., 10 Nov 1865, to Manchester, England, manuscript "2¾", handstamped red "P.D." and London Paid transit c.d.s., 13 Nov, backstamped Manchester on the same day; couple minor edge flaws, Very Fine. A most unusual and attractive cover.
Estimate 1,000 - 1,500
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Lot 2163
GERMANY 1889-91 50pf brown-red (51 var.), block of four, characteristic irregular perforations, regummed, some separation, Fine to Very Fine and rare. Michel 50b.
Michel €5,600 as singles ($6,050)

Expertization: 1990 Zenker Certificate note pencil mark lower left stamp, which has been erased with no ill effect.
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Lot 2164
1902 1-5m Specimen overprints (75S-78S), fresh and well centered. Regummed. Very Fine. Michel 78AbSP-81AbSP.
Michel €2,150 ($2,320)
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Lot 2165
GERMAN OFF. IN TURKEY 1900 five Postal cards and Covers, four postal cards and cover, one Offices in China handstamped "China"cancelled by "Tientsin/Deutsche Post/a" to Magdeburg, VF; two U.P.U. format parcel post cards to Switzerland, one pays correct rate for an insured 5kg parcel, other pays correct rate for an uninsured 2.5kg parcel; 5c entire with 10pa & 20pa franking from Jaffa to Basel, Switzerland plus purple Aus Sarona agency handstamp, VF; 20pf franked creased rom Jaffa to Jerusalem with purple Tempel-Kolonie/Hamidije/Wilhelma…Jaffa agency handstamp, VF.
Estimate 750 - 1,000
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Lot 2166

KIAUCHAU 1900 ICP 1c stationery cards to Germany, two cards, 1st bearing ½c and 1c tied by "Kiautschou" oval datestamp and "China" 5pf tied by "Tingtau/Kiaochow" c.d.s., vertical filefold crosses 5pf, underpaid but not taxed; 2nd bearing CIP 1c and 2c tied by same cancels, card has waterstaining, overall Fine.
Estimate 300 - 400
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Lot 2167
SAMOA 1900 Yachts overprinted "Ultramar" (57//69S), 3pf-5m less the 30pf and 50pf, each handstamped "Ultramar" in blue by the Portuguese Postal Administration for distribution to one of her colonies; few small faults, all without gum and toned. A rare set. 1989 Holcombe Certificate noting only the 20pf missing (it is here) and not noting the missing 30pf & 50pf, despite his attached photo which shows the correct 11 values (he mentions 12 values).
Estimate 500 - 750
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