GERMANY - POSITION PIECES - 409394

GERMANY - POSITION PIECES - 409394
Stock Number
409394

GERMANY – POSITION PIECES – MASSIVE SELECTION - Very impressive study of thousands of German position pieces – Zussammendrucke – organized in four expansive volumes. The collection is of very high standard and includes scores of premium issues, numerous are with expert marks on the back including such authorities in the field like Kruger. Overall the quality of the lot is well expressed through the long list of premium standouts in total adding up to well over €52,100 (Michel catalog, $58,600) in catalog value. The Third Reich period is covered in great detail with numerous high value rarities like (Michel numbers) mint #W4 (NH signed by Kruger), W5 (2), W7 (2), S3 (2), S4 (2), S9 (5), W20.1, W22, S36 (2), W28 (4), W29 (4), S46 (2), K9, K11 (2), K13, W34 (2), KZ 13, KZ15, W37, W38, SK15, SK16 (2), KZ17 (2), W46, S108 (2), S110 (5), S112 (9), KZ17 (2), W47 (3), W51, W55 (4), SK19 (2), SK20, S146 (2), KZ29,  used #KZ6, KZ7 (2), KZ3, KZ5, S6, S23, S25, S29, W21.1, W23 (2), S40, S43, S45 (2), S47 (3), S48, S49, S72, S74, W39, S90, SK15, K17, K18, W46 (2), S107, S108, S109, S110 (2), S111, S112 (3), KZ17, KZ18, S123 (3), S124, S125 (2), KZ20 (3), S156, S158 (2), S184, S204, S206, S208, S210, S213, S223 (NH), S230 (NH), K23 (2 NH), K24 (NH), S239 (2 NH), W108 (2 NH), SK27, W110 (7 NH), SK27 (3), SK28 (4), W128, W130 (2), S285 (3), S289,  used #S222, K24, W110 (2), SK28, S254, S256 (2), S283, S284 (2), S285, S287 (2), S288, S289, as well as high value booklet plates including such standouts like H-Bl#21 (2), 23 (3), 26 (2), 34, 70, 76, 78, 77 (2), 81 (2), 82, 89, 93, 98 & 99, 100 (2), 101-102 (NH), 105-106 (NH), 107-108 (NH), 111, 113-114, 120 and even complete booklets like #44, 45, 47, & others. In a similar fashion Bund issues starting with Post Horn issues including mint #S5+S9, W3, S1, S3, S10, S12, WZ5, WZ6, WZ7, S38 (2), S39 (2), S40 (2), S44 (2), S46 (3), S48 (2), S49YII, S22 (2), S23 (5), S24 (2),  Booklet panes mint #3, 4, used #3, 8, and complete booklets #2, 3 (3), 4, 4YI, 4YII, 6d-6g, 7, 8, 10 and others. While first two books covering Third Reich and Bund account for roughly 2/3 of the overall catalog value, remaining two volumes include a lot of great material with a focus upon DDR and Berlin issues, including such booklet panes from Berlin section like #3, 9a, 9c, 9d, 22, 23, DDR #1, 2, 3, Hz10, Hz11 or complete booklets like #6b, 9a, 9b, 10a, 14 (13), DDR #1a1 (3), 2a1, 2a2 (5), 2b1, 4a1 (3) and many more. Overall this is a fascinating study of a very important sub-section of German philately and would surely appeal to collectors with broad range of interests in Germanic postal issues. The lot is meticulously organized in Michel catalog order, and that makes navigating even such a gargantuan lot a breeze. While duplication levels are generally moderate, they are most definitely manageable and thus should appeal to collectors and dealers looking for breakdown and resale potential, VERY FINE, mint og, many NH (We scanned only the first two volumes, which are very representative of the lot in general)

(Catalog Value)
$58,600
Your Price $19,000.00 Originally $20,000.00
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