german states - Stamp Auctions

Thurn and Taxis established a postal service in Europe in 1497, when Franz von Taxis was commissioned to establish a postal system in Europe by the Holy Roman Emperor, Maximilian I. In 1852 Thurn and Taxis (T&T) issued postage stamp for general use. Prior to the German Unification, German Kingdoms, Duchies, Free-Cities stamps were issued by the individual states. In 1849 Bavaria issue postage stamps and was followed by Saxony in 1850. The subsequent states to issue stamps were were Baden, Bergedorf, Braunschweig, Bremen, Hamburg, Hannover, Heligoland, Lübek, Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Oldenburg, Prussia, Saxony, Schleswig-Holstein and Württemberg. In 1868 the North German Confederation was established by 22 previously independent states of northern Germany. They became part of the North German Postal District, or Norddeutscher Postbezirk, in German and issued a series of stamps valued in groschen for the Northern District, different from the usage of kreuzer for the Southern District. The southern states continue to use their own state stamps and postal system. Stamps and covers from Altdeutschland - Old German States, are among the the most popular collecting area and bring very high prices at stamp auctions and privet sales.

Lot 7183 - german states 1850-69 - UPA UPA Sale #82 worldwide Collections

A very useful collection of German States on 4 album pages. With a good range of Brunswick (18), Saxony (27). Also extensive Schleswig and Holstein (23). These alone )have a cat value of £3250 but some dubious cancellations. Including Lubeck with Arms types, both originals and forgeries, 1863-67 Arms mint and used, Mecklenburg with SG 3,6, 10 and 11, plus Oldenburg. Excellent condition and cat value well over £8000 as originals but some are no doubt forgeries or fake cancels. (Start Price = £400.00)

UPA UPA Sale #82 worldwide Collections

german states 1850-69
Price: £ 500.00

Lot 7184 - german states 1851-69 - UPA UPA Sale #82 worldwide Collections

Small collection of German States on 5 album pages. Including Prussia with Heads and Eagles, Baden, Saxony, Thurn and Taxis and a good run of North German Confederation (5 pages). Condition variable but some good copies. Cat £2130 [US1] (Start Price = £177.60)

UPA UPA Sale #82 worldwide Collections

german states 1851-69
Price: £ 222.00

Lot 7185 - german states 1852-1919 - UPA UPA Sale #82 worldwide Collections

Useful accumulation of German States on 18 small stockcards. With Brunswick SG 22 mint (as is), cat £800,SG 24 assumed forgery, Alsace, early Prussia SG 3 and SG 5 mintand others. High cat value, some faults and reprints, but an interesting and useful lot. Cat £130 [US1] (Start Price = £92.80)

UPA UPA Sale #82 worldwide Collections

german states 1852-1919
Price: £ 116.00

Lot 7182 - german states 1849-1870 - UPA UPA Sale #82 worldwide Collections

Interesting mint & used collection on Ideal leaves with a good array of early issues with many better stamps noted. Condition is very mixed but a huge catalogue value. (100++) (Start Price = £160.00)

UPA UPA Sale #82 worldwide Collections

german states 1849-1870
Price: £ 200.00
Lot 626 - german states Wurttemberg - Official stamps -  Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #89

Lot 626 - german states Wurttemberg - Official stamps - Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #89

1921, Numerals, imperforated proofs of 10pf-3m in issued colors, complete set of eight (proof of 15pf does not exist), full OG, NH, VF, Mi #150 PU - 58 PU, €480

Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #89

german states Wurttemberg - Official stamps

Lot 6535 - german states 1851-69 - UPA UPA Sale #81 worldwide Collections

Small collection of German States on 5 album pages. Including Prussia with Heads and Eagles, Baden, Saxony, Thurn and Taxis and a good run of North German Confederation (5 pages). Condition variable but some good copies. Cat £2130 (Start Price = £200.00)

UPA UPA Sale #81 worldwide Collections

german states 1851-69

Lot 6536 - german states 1852-1919 - UPA UPA Sale #81 worldwide Collections

Useful accumulation of German States on 18 small stockcards. With Brunswick SG 22 mint (as is), cat £800,SG 24 assumed forgery, Alsace, early Prussia SG 3 and SG 5 mintand others. High cat value, some faults and reprints, but an interesting and useful lot. Cat £130 (Start Price = £104.00)

UPA UPA Sale #81 worldwide Collections

german states 1852-1919

Lot 6537 - german states 1855-66 - UPA UPA Sale #81 worldwide Collections

An interesting range of Saxony and Schleswig Holstein on an album page. With a range of Johann heads (mixed condition) plus some scarce Schleswig and Holstein numeral and shield issues good to fine used (26). Cat £1200+ Cat £1200 (Start Price = £104.00)

UPA UPA Sale #81 worldwide Collections

german states 1855-66

Lot 6534 - german states 1850s-60s - UPA UPA Sale #81 worldwide Collections

Colllection of various early period states on 3 album pages with Bergedorf, Bremen, Lubeck, Mecklenburg and Oldenburg. Hamburg and Bergedorf excluded from cat value as many will be reprints. The others cat approx. £2500. Condition varies. Cat £2500 (Start Price = £120.00)

UPA UPA Sale #81 worldwide Collections

german states 1850s-60s

Lot 10544 - german states saxony - Heinrich Koehler Auktionen Heinrich Köhler Auction 376 - Day 3

1851/63, meist gestempelte Sammlung mit 25 Briefen, diversen Paaren und Einheiten, dabei u.a. 2 IIa im Paar und Einzelwert auf Briefvorderseite, drei Briefe mit Einzelfrankaturen Mi.-Nr. 7, zweimal Mi.-Nr. 9 und 11 auf Brief nach London, Mi.-Nr. 17 im Paar auf Brief nach Moskau und Mi.-Nr. 19 auf Brief nach Venedig, vieles mit Altsignaturen, sauber auf Albenblättern

Heinrich Koehler Auktionen Heinrich Köhler Auction 376 - Day 3

german states saxony