lot # 257 - monténégro
Montenegro: 1864/1918, extraordinary high-class exhibit on more than 190 album pages, showing especi
1864/1918, extraordinary high-class exhibit on more than 190 album pages, showing especially a stunning range of postal history with apprx. 290 covers/cards/used stationeries/ppc (incl. incoming mail). Included are several rare and unusual entires like 1874 1st issue 25nkr. mixed franking on registered cover to Germany (ex Bustamente, unique), 1876 despatch document for a golden watch (worth 150gld.) bearing 5nkr. as fiscal fee, 1893 parcel despatch form with 124nkr. rate to Beyrouth (highest known franking of 1st issue, certificate), registered cover bearing 1902 50h. slate and 1kr. brown (probably unique), 1906 insured letter 3000kr., a good range of covers bearing 1907-1913 issues, 1912 bilingual "TOUZ" on cover, an impressive selection of used stationeries etc. Loose stamps collected not less impressive, comprising e.g. (large) multiples, perforations, types, shades, new find Michel no. 7 IV B, Michel no. 11 used block of 25, Michel no. 11 RED overprint block of 25 (unique multiple; only 1000 stamps have been surcharged in red), 1902+1905 issue showing colour proofs (e.g. 25h. indigo as block of four), impferfs, varieties of overprints/different colours of overprint; specialised sections of postmarks etc. etc. Surely one of the best collections of Montenegro containing many rare and unique pieces.
Auktionshaus Christoph Gärtner GmbH & Co. KG is an established dealer in Germany. For many years the company published direct sale list of stamps and covers from all the world. In 2006 they... Read More