Public Stamps (Briefmarken) Auction #142

Dr. Reinhard Fischer

Mar 06, 2015 Europe/Berlin

Dr. Reinhard Fischer Public Stamps (Briefmarken) Auction #142

Friday Mar 06, 2015 08:00 to Saturday Mar 07, 2015 17:00 Europe/Berlin
Last date for bids: 
Friday Mar 06, 2015 06:00 Europe/London

The catalogue for our 142nd auction on March 6th/7th, 2015 is now online! Images of all individual lots (ca. 7568) are available on the web in three sizes and in very high quality. Furthermore, all (1749) certificates are also reproduced online! Please use our efficient search engine and convenient online bidding system. 9,000 lots are up for auction!

Our special service: We have more than 360 interesting collection lots (!!) displayed on the web in their entirety!

The 142nd auction’s more than 9,000 lots contain the following highlights:
German states: extensive supply, including -among others - dissolution of a mint never hinged (!) collection, which includes many sought-after and difficult to find mean values; Hanover, Prussia and Thurn and Taxis collections have been dissolved, furthermore - among others - Schleswig-Holstein with Mi.-Nr. 2 as exact postage according to rate on a singularly well-preserved cover from the distinguished Jakob Engel collection
German Empire: valuable supply with many colours, types. varieties, covers, including, among others, unused breast plate issues, unissued “Burg Rheinstein”, Nothilfe Blocks, Third Reich with First Day Covers and varieties.
German colonies / Post offices abroad: top quality supply with numerous rarities, mint never hinged issues, canceled lots and covers, including - among others - Kiauchau with Mi.-Nr. 2 DD (double surcharge variety) in perfect canceled condition and with a new certificate Steuer BPP; presumably this is one of the most splendid known examples of this rarity.
WWI Occupation/Plebiscites/Danzig/Memel/Saar: interesting offer with - among others - Emphasis on Danzig due to the dissolution of a splendid special collection with colours, varieties and unusual features; numerous rarities from the Danzig philately will be auctioned, among them are rare proofs, many rarities postmarked in good time, etc., Saargebiet with numerous varieties, types and unusual features, such as - among others - a mint, never hinged original print issue.
WW II/Fieldpost: an interesting supply with numerous rarities, including - among others - Rarities from Sudetenland (more than 80 lots), primarily with new expertizations Robert Brunel VP, including - among others - one-of-a-kind items and significant rarities. Fieldpost with sought-after issues, varieties and unusual features; also the other areas are represented through sought-after standard issues; German occupation during WW II in France with rarities; also French issues during the 2nd World War.
German local issues: specialised offer with numerous commercial covers, varieties and rare types
West zones/Bund/Berlin: interesting offer with numerous varieties, unusual features, and sought-after First Issues, including, among others, issues that remained imperforated, perforations, First Day Covers, etc. a highlight is a single franking of the 5 Mark black overprint as a First Day Cover - this is the only one of its kind known to be found in this form and only in this specimen!
SBZ/GDR: specialised supply with numerous sub-numbers, rare block varieties, Heads I with numerous printer markings and unusual features, many colours, types, varieties etc., GDR with - among others - Mi.-Nr. 439aIIgXI mnh (750) and the equally rare Mi.-Nr. 436gYI mnh (600).
Europe: comprehensive and extensive selection, especially the areas of Austria, Switzerland and Liechtenstein are represented by a large number of unusual features and rarities!
Varied collections offerings with more than 1,500 items, among others - dissolution of several large estates collections which will now be auctioned according to country; furthermore special collections, batches of covers, “mystery” boxes with miscellaneous content and thematic collections ranging in volume from lots in an envelope to a large lot of 25 boxes!

Selected supply with approximately 600 lots, including investment gold, collectors’ coins from antiquity to modern times as well as medallions.

Auction to benefit the Philatelistische Bibliothek Hamburg e. V.
As the Stiftung für Philatelie und Postgeschichte e. V. has canceled its sponsorship of the Philatelistische Bibliothek Hamburg e. V., the library is suffering a financial loss in the amount of 27,000 euros, which are needed to cover its annual budget. The auction of lots numbered 7493-7570 will benefit the preservation of the Philatelistische Bibliothek Hamburg e. V.
The entire proceeds (incl. commissions) will be donated to the Philatelistische Bibliothek Hamburg e. V., a non-profit organisation. Any consigners who would like to participate in further auctions like this have the opportunity to do so with a consignment to the 143rd auction. The deadline for consignments is 1st April 2015. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me.

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