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Displaying 1 - 20 of 23 Lots in Category - German Colonies




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Type

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Realised

GERMAN COLONIES


611

**

a+

MARSHALL ISLANDS - NAURU: c.1908 (?) embossed 'KAISERL.DEUTSCHE POSTAGENTUR/[eagle]/NAURU/MARSHALL- INSELN' letter-seal, full unmounted o.g. Superb!

100.00

No longer available




612

c

c

MARSHALL ISLANDS - NAURU: 1907 philatelic cover with Marshalls 30pf & manuscript "Nauru/7 2 07", repaired tear at the top & some staining/toning.

350.00

No longer available




613

c

a-

MARSHALL ISLANDS - NAURU: another similarly serviced but very fine philatelic cover of the same date with Marshalls 20pf - plausibly paying the double letter rate - a couple of tiny imperfections. Ex John Darnell.

600.00

$650.00T






614

c

a-

MARSHALL ISLANDS - NAURU: 1909 commercial cover (front only) to Austria with 10pf & 20pf tied by two light but clear strikes of the Nauru cds, 'Nauru/(Marshall Ins.)' registration label with the number amended as was common practice.

300.00

No longer available




615

c

a-

MARSHALL ISLANDS - NAURU: 1909 correctly rated philatelic cover to Germany with 3pf x2 & 25pf tied by light but clear strikes of the Nauru cds, 'Nauru/(Marshall Ins.)' registration label with the number amended, 'PFORZHEIM' arrival b/s, some very minor toning on the reverse only.

250.00

No longer available




616

ps

a-

MARSHALL ISLANDS - NAURU: commercial usage of 10pf Postal Card to England with Nauru cds, message headed "SS Ocean Queen moored off Nauru (Pleasant Iland)" states "...ye sea off ye reef is too deep to anchor...wd be of little importce but for...large phosphate workings...sharks are a danger...Natives are rich & labourers have to be brought eg fr China (coolies) & ye Caroline Is kanakas..." Ex Keith Buckingham & John Darnell. [Illustrated by Buckingham at page 2]

350.00

$270.00T






617

c

(a-)

MARSHALL ISLANDS - NAURU: 1910 cover with private 'Drucksache' (= printed matter) h/s in blue & solo franking of 3pf tied by fine Nauru cds, to Germany with Sydney transit backstamp & manuscript endorsement on the face "Received in/Ship Room without/contents/GM/7.11.10", ironed-out vertical fold. Ex John Darnell.

350.00

No longer available






618

c

a

MARSHALL ISLANDS - NAURU: 1910 cover to Nauru with Marshalls 5pf pair tied by two fine strikes of the 'DEUTSCHE SEEPOST/ JALUIT-/LINIE/1.7/10' cds used aboard the "Germania", Jaluit transit b/s of the next day & Nauru arrival b/s of 17.9/[10]. Friedrich Steuer Certificate (1995). [The "Germania" was en route to Hong Kong. The cover was offloaded at Jaluit to be put on the next southbound vessel]

350.00

No longer available




619

ps

a-

MARSHALL ISLANDS - NAURU: 1911 commercial usage of 5pf Postal Card to Germany with superb strike of the Nauru cds, the message signed "PH Kayser/Nauru/Marschall-Inseln" (with the archaic 'c' in 'Marschall' crossed-out) requests copies of two books on technical drawing. Ex John Darnell.

400.00

No longer available




620

ps

a-

MARSHALL ISLANDS - NAURU: 1913 5pf Postal Card with commemorative overprint '2. Oktober/1888***1913/...' on the reverse, locally addressed & CTO, Bothe guarantee handstamp on the reverse. [The overprint was for the 25th Anniversary of the German flag being raised in Nauru]

150.00

No longer available




621

ps

a-

MARSHALL ISLANDS - NAURU: 1913 5pf Postal Card to Berlin with very fine Nauru cds, message signed "HH Grimme" requests electrical catalogues & asks for a quote for a wholesale order. To whom did he expect to on-sell them!?

250.00

No longer available

NEW GUINEA - German (Deutsch) New Guinea Postal History




692

L

b

1914 (Jan 20) "Zusammenstellung" (= letter bill) for two Seepost letters ex SS "Prinz Waldemar", with two superb strikes of a small 'Maron/(Deutsch-Neuguinea)' handstamp, a bit aged.

200.00

$220.00








693

cps

INWARDS MAIL: Mail from Germany comprising four 1904-06 PPCs (one with Bavarian 5pf, another with Seepost cds & 'PENANG TO SINGAPORE' mail sorter cds), 1907 2pf+3pf Postal Card with full message and 1907 & 1908 covers (the first to Karl Viewig with lengthy letter & background info from the internet) all with 'HERBERTSHOHE' arrival cds, also 1906 10pf 'Kartenbrief' with 'MAX WARMING/HAMBURG' label & superb 'STEPHANSORT' arrival cds & June 1914 mercantile postcard to Herbertshohe with Sydney DLO endorsements & 'PASSED BY CENSOR/25JE15/=C.S=' cds in violet (faults), generally good to very fine. (Qty 10 items)

400.00

$320.00








694

cps

INWARDS MAIL: 1905 (stamp missing) & 1910 PPCs from Japan, 1908 uprated 5h Postal Card from Moravia (Austria) with full message, a very fine 1919 cover from Switzerland, and a very spotty 1909 uprated KEVII 1d Envelope from New Zealand. (Qty 5)

200.00

No longer available




695

c

a

INWARDS MAIL: 1889 cover from Wurttemburg to "Finschhafen/Kaiser Wilhelmsland/Neu Guinea" with 10pf pair tied by 'URACH' cds, Genoa & Soerabaja transit b/s, surprisingly fine for such an early inwards item. Ex Fred Pearson: sold for $2128 at the Prestige auction of 5/12/2003. [The first postal agency in German New Guinea opened at Finschhafen in 1888, and closed in 1892. This is one of the earliest inwards items to New Guinea that we have seen. The addressee, Dr Carl Weinland was Medical Officer with the Neu-Guinea Compagnie. Was he the same person as "Dr Wendland", referred to several times in "Governor in New Guinea" by Albert Hahl (1937, English translation by Sack & Clark 1980)?]

2000.00

$2,000.00






696

c

b

INWARDS MAIL: 1890 (Apr 10) commercial usage of Bavarian 10pf Postal Card to Dr Carl Weinland at Stephansort, no arrival cds (as was the normal practice before 1895), minor blemishes. Rare usage to Stephansort before the Neu-Guinea Compagnie headquarters were relocated there early in 1892. [Dr Weinland arrived in May 1889. he died of malaria at Finschhafen in March 1891]

350.00

No longer available




697

cl

b

INWARDS MAIL: 1897 triple-rate commercial cover endorsed "p Lark" from NSW to the Landes Hauptmann (= army captain) at Friedrich-Wilhelmshafen with 2d & 5d tied by Sydney duplex, central fold & a little truncated at left, some soiling.

350.00

No longer available




698

ps

(b)

INWARDS MAIL: 1900 commercial usage of Hong Kong '4 CENTS' on 3c Postal Card (reply half) to the ship's doctor aboard SMS "Mwe" c/- the German Consulate at Matupi with superb 'AMOY/ A /FE20/00' cds & Hong Kong transit cds, apparently missent to Sydney where endorsed in red "Matupi/New Britain", full message headed "Amoy ab SMS Irene 12 II 00", some soiling & repaired tear at right. An excellent origin/destination item. Ex Murray Collins: sold for $935 at the Macray Watson auction of 31/3/1998.

1000.00

No longer available




699

ps

c

INWARDS MAIL: 1900 usage of British 2d Size K Registration Envelope with superb 'J & W GOFFEY' (shipping company) cachet at lower-left and rare franking of Jubilees 1d & 1/- green vertical strip of 3 (one badly damaged) tied by oval 'REGISTERED/EXCHANGE-LPOOL' d/s, to "Ralum/New Britain/Bismarck Archipelago", flap fault & central fold. [The rate was 2d per oz x15 = 3/1d + 2d registration. The addressee was Emma Forsayth, known colloquially as Queen Emma. Born in Samoa & a descendant of King Malietoa, she & her blackbirder husband traded around New Guinea from 1878. She moved to the Gazelle Peninsula in 1881 where she established large coconut & cocoa plantations, including at Ralum on Blanche Bay, near Rabaul]

500.00

No longer available




700

c

a

INWARDS MAIL: 1890 commercial cover to Dr Carl Weinland at Stephansort with 10pf pair tied by very fine 'MORSUM' cds, fine 'FINSCHHAFEN' backstamp.

500.00

No longer available


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