Lot 6235 (Sandafayre #5320, 11th May 2021)

GERMANY - PLATE FLAWS & VARIETIES - AMAZING COLLECTION! 1850-1949 large stock book filled with mint & used stamps, each with some sort of constant plate flaw or variety, majority in singles, but some multiples seen, includes better items listed in the Michel German Specialised catalogues, plus other items such as shifts of overprint / surcharges, perforation shifts and a couple of offsets on the gummed side. The vast majority are identified and assembled in order, from States, Reich with much inflation period, Plebiscites and Allied Zones (some used after 1949), the amount of time lavished on this collection is obvious. Odd stamp seen with a fault, majority are fine or very fine, enormous catalogue value (over 1430 items).

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£1,800 - £2,000
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Auction: Sandafayre #5320, 11th May 2021

Highlights from our 5320 auction include:

  • GB Queen Victoria Stamps: We have fine range of surface printed issues including 1867-83 high values to 10s and 1883-84 to £1.
  • Hong Kong Stamps: This sale features many collections, early to modern, mint and used including definitive and commemorative varieties and flaws and much, much more!
  • Ceylon Stamps: The range includes collections and singles, with the highlights being a selection of 1872-80 imperf proofs and some super Chalons collections.
  • Stamps of Grenada: This predominantly early period range includes a superb 1883 half of 1d orange unsevered pair used, along with a good selection of KEVII sets and high values.
  • Stamps of Malayan States: Big collections and big stamps here, with a cracking Pahang 1898 $5 overprint cds used and collections of Johore, Perak, Selangor and Sunjei Ujong. Mouth-watering!
  • Germany Stamps: A wide ranging selection from early states onwards and including occupations, locals, Allied Zones and German Colonies with interesting Airs, Zeppelin stamps, plate flaws and varieties, "POL" perfins, etc. etc.
  • Kuwait Stamps: The varied range has collections sets and single stamps, including 1933-4 3a Air Mail "Q for A" variety NHM block of 4, along with KGVI and QEII flaws and varieties and more!

Plus hundreds of Commonwealth lots, Great Britain lots, European lots – All countries in the world from Aden to Zululand! There are also some great sorter lots and collections.

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