Prestige Philately Auction 229 CatalogueGERMANY
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Mostly 20th Century covers accumulation including WWI, Inflation period, a few Zeppelin, DOX & Catapult items, lots of Third Reich with 1938 two large registered covers airmail to Australia each with 5mk Cathedral x2 and 3m Zeppelin (one with Sydney 'OFFICAILLY SEALED' labels) plus a group of Sudetenland covers, 1944 POW postcard airmail to New Zealand with 40pf Hitler, other WWII military, censor & POW mail plus a few documents, quantity of post-war Allied Occupation covers, early West & East Germany and Berlin, then later including airmails to Australia up to modern with registered, taxed, stationery, postcards, etc, condition mixed but many fine.
1941airmail cover to Jewish refugee "Bruno Rachmann, 818/56 Tongshan Road, Shanghai" - inside the Jewish Ghetto - from his relative "Adolf Israel Rachmann" with Hitler 5pf and 60pf tied 'BERLIN-HALENSEE 2/11.9.41' cds, censored locally and sent to Lisbon for carriage by PanAm Atlantic and Pacific Clipper services via USA, censored with Hong Kong label and scarce 'AIR TRANSIT/8' cachet in turquoise on the back, Shanghai arrival b/s, minor edge faults and aging marks. [German Jews were forced to adopt the middle name 'Israel' or 'Sarah' as identification. The airmail service from Germany to China via the USA & Hong Kong was suspended on 8.12.1941 after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and America's subsequent entry into WWII]
ALLIED OCCUPATION:1949 Hannover Trade Fair M/S Mi Block 1, Exportmesse cds, Cat €350. Hans-Dieter Schlegel Certificate (2012).
WEST GERMANY:Selection comprising 1949 & 1953 Charities, 1949 Stamp Centenary marginal blocks of 4, Berlin Bells with Clapper to Left 40pf x4, and Saar 1932 Airs & 1935 Air Overprints, unmounted, Cat €945+.
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