Prestige Philately Auction 208 CatalogueGERMAN COLONIES
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Displaying 9 Lots in Category - GERMAN COLONIES
Attractive bundle x59 including Post Offices in Turkey, Kiautschou, New Guinea, Togo etc, 1905 Colonial Congress, 1907 Colonial Exhibition in Berlin x2, humorous types & artist cards, condition variable but many are fine to very fine; also Notgeld x13, 1919 "mourning stamps" x9 plus that for German New Guinea used on a 1932 postcard, and '...Wie lange noch ohne Kolonien?' label.
(Qty 83 items)
Levant (a superb chromo-litho of Haifa), Kiautschou x4, East Africa x3, Cameroun x3, South West Africa x16, Samoa x6, Marshalls x2 (one with inscription in the native language); also a British satire card "Ten Little Colonies" that starts "Ten little Colonies a long way from the Rhine; New Zealand got Samoa, and then there were nine;..." and ends "...One little Colony remaineth to the Hun, When General Smuts gets hold of that der Deutscher vont haf NONE!", condition rather mixed but many are fine to very fine used or unused. Ex Bronte Watts.
Selection from Cameroon x20 including "Gruss aus Kamerun" chromolitho, also East Africa x3, South West Africa x2 & Togo x5, condition variable but generally fine to very fine. Ex Keith Harrison.
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CAMEROON: Attractive group including a map card, Planzungs-Gesellschaft Cocoa Plantation, Huge Warehouses x2 different & Light Railway, native dancers, native military band, Great White Hunter in lederhosen (!) with his bag of three monkeys, etc, generally fine to very fine, mostly unused plus postally used at 'DUALA' x2 & 'BANJO'.
GERMAN EAST AFRICA: Handy group including map card, two different embossed coin cards, multi-views of Dar es Salaam & Tabora, East Africa Exhibitions of 1897 & 1900, real photo of dignitaries at Usumbura Railway, 1909 Christmas/New Year in DEA x2 different, etc, condition variable but generally fine to very fine.
KIAUTSCHOU: Substantial bundle from before the Boxer Rebellion to World War I including "Der Krieg in China" x3 different, a few "Gruss aus" types, several beautiful chromo-lithos including 1898 map card, several anti-Chinese humour types, a few artist cards including "Tsingtau Club", a few real photo types, five postally used at 'TSINGTAU', other usages in Germany including a couple pre-1901, some unused, condition variable but generally fine to very fine. An excellent lot.
NAURU: Storch "Mama's Liebling" and "Weg an der Lagune"; no publisher with church, native nuts, frigate birds, aviary and a costal scene, all very fine; also real photo of a large thatched building (a bit battered); all unused.
NEW GUINEA: "Gruss aus Stephansort" artist's card, three different coinage cards, "Station Deinerzh÷he", "Erstkommunikantin in Vunapope", GNG coat-of-arms & two other artist cards, generally fine to very fine.
SOUTH WEST AFRICA: Excellent group with native & military subjects, diamond mine, washing diamonds, 1905 Christmas Greetings, etc, 11 postally used from 'SEEHEIM', 'KEETMANSHOOP' x3, 'LUDERICHTZBUCHT', 'WARMBAD' x2, 'OKAHANDJA', 'SWAKOPMUND' x2 & 'WINDHUK', several are stampless military usages, generally fine to very fine.