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Friday, December 31, 2010

1979 PR China. Stamp Exhibition, Riccione. Souvenirsheet MNH

1979 PR China. Stamp Exhibition, Riccione. Souvenirsheet MNH

Peoples Republic of China Stamp: International Stamp Exhibition, Riccione, Italy.

Scott 1492a. MNH, pristine condition.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

PR China. Stamp Strip. First Print, Congress of Trade Unions. 500 Yuan

Peoples Republic of China: Strip of 3: Asiatic and Australasian Congress of the World Federation of Trade Unions. Peking.

500$ vals. Scott# 7, Michel Nr. 7. First print.

Clear Tientsin cancellations (Tianjin). Fine condition

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Republic of China 1912: 2 Dollar Stamp with Dot over "C"

Republic of China 1912: 2 Dollar stamp, over-printed, with a dot over „C“ of “China”. Scott# 159, Michel Nr. 107.

Fine condition, used.

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Germany, Baden 1948: Stamp Set People and Buildings. MNH

Germany, Baden 1948: Stamp Set, Scott# 5N28 – 5N40, Michel Nr. 28 – 37,
mint never hinge, variety “without PF”.

Monday, December 20, 2010

Germany Sarre 1928: Air Mail Stamp Set. MNH

Germany, Saar 1928: Air Mail Stamp Set, Scott# C5-C8, Michel Nr. 195 – 198, 3 with margins.

The stamps are mint never hinged but the margins have light hinge marks.

Monday, December 13, 2010

Zeppelin Cover to Argentine. 4 Stamps attached, 1933

Multi color franking with 10, 15 and 3 x 50 Pfennig stamps, Friedrichshafen cancellations.

Green „Luftschiff Graf-Zeppelin, 2. Suedamerika-Fahrt 1933“ strike.

Serveral strikes at reverse. Fine condition.

Thursday, December 09, 2010

China Hangzhou: Postcard with scarce Cancellations, 1929

Chinese vintage postcard „ The New Hotel West Lake Hangzhou“.

Sent as postcard from Hangzhou via Sibiria to Wien. Scarce, square „Xi Hu“ – cancellations.

Fine condition.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Austria 1918, Air Mail Krakow Wien. Set of First Air Mail Stamps

Austria 1918: Clean air mail cover with ANK 225y-227y plus 4 standard vals. Krakau 20. IX. 18 – cancellation. Air mail – strikes.

4 hinges at reverse, otherwise very fine condition.

Monday, October 11, 2010

Zeppelin Mail Lakehurst to Germany 1929

USA, Germany: Color postcard of “Bambergers Dept. Store, Market St. Newark, N.J.”, sent on August 6, 1929.

Attached are 4 stamps, tied by Newark cancellations. Additional large, violet First Round The World Flight, U. S. Air Mail.
Sent via “Graf Zeppelin”. Slight corner creasing, otherwise fine condition.

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

Early Hong Kong mail as Navy Mail 1897, Postcard SMS Irene

German Reichspost 10 Pfennig postcard wit a black imprint „Nur fuer Marine-Schiffsposten“ (Navy mail only). Cancellation: „ Kais. Deutsche Marine-Schiffspost No. 4 18/11“. (That was the SMA Irene).

Hong Kong to Wilhelmshaven, 16. Xi. 97. Fine condition.

Sunday, October 03, 2010

Zeppelin Postcard from 1929: Lettland, Libau

Zeppelin postal card 1929. Libau, Lettland, red mit Luftschiff „Graf Zeppelin“ befoerdert - strike. 50 Pfennig stamp with clear cancellation.

Paris Gare du Nord 24. X. 1929-cancellation at reverse.
Fine condition.

Monday, September 27, 2010

German Colonies: Set of Sealing Stamps

Germany: Authentic set of 10 vignettes, related to German colonies: Kiautschou Samoa, Togo, Marshall Islands, German East-Africa aso.

All with gum, light hinges, fine condition

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Austrian Stamp Set Landscapes 1932. MNH

Austrian Key Stamp Set Landscapes 1932. MNH

Austria, 1932: Key Stamp set „Landschaftsbilder“, Scott# 340-353 (ANK 530 – 543). Mint, never hinged, no faults. High catalog value.

Saturday, September 18, 2010

Hong Kong 1898: Postcard to Wien

Hongkong 1898: b/w postcard sent Hong Kong to Vienna. Ships at harbour.

4 Cents stamp with Hong Kong NO-4 98 cancellation, fine condition.

Friday, September 10, 2010

German Post in New Guinea: Stamp Lot with some better vals

Deutsch Neu-Guinea: Small stamp-lot with 8 stamps, including some high vals. like Michel # 1, 1b and 5).

All unused with light hinges or used, partly examined and signed by expert.
Except the cheapest stamp are all in fine condition.

Sunday, September 05, 2010

German Post in Turkey: Stamp Lot with some better vals

German Post in Turkey: Small stamp-lot with 15 stamps, including some high vals. like Scott# 11, 52, 53, and top val 59 (Michel # 9, 33, 34, 52).

MNH or mint with first light hinges, partly examined and signed by expert.
All in fine condition. Cat. val $ 650+

Sunday, August 29, 2010

PR China Stamp Set. Journey to the West. First Day

1979: Peoples Republic of China Stamp Set „The Journey to the West“. Commemorative card, issued by China Stamp Company.

Scott Nr. 1547 – 1554. Red First Day – cancellations.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

PR China, 1976: 4. Five-year Plan Set as FDC Folder.

Peoples Republic of China: Victorious Fulfillment of the Fourth Five-Year Plan.

Complete stamp set in booklet, first day cancellations.

Clean and fresh, fine condition. Scott# 1255-1270 (Michel Nr. 1265-1280).

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

German Cover 1948. First meeting in Germany

Germany 1948. Registered, express mail, Erstes Deutschlandtreffen, Premiere reunion en Allemangne, First meeting in Germany, Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe am 19. und 19. September 1948.

Attached is a set of Colon Dome stamps ( Scott B298-B301, Michel Nr. 69-72) plus Posthoernchen (Michel Nr. 63, Scott 595).

Commemorative cancellations in 2 languages. Fine condition.

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

Germany: Allied Occupation Semi Postal Stamp Block: Wuerttemberg

Germany: Allied Occupation Semi Postal Stamp Block: French Zone - Wuerttemberg.
„ Red Cross" - Miniature Sheet.

MNH, very fine condition. Scott Nr. 8NB1-8NB4, Michel Nr. Block 1 I

Saturday, July 31, 2010

Austrian Postcard, Judaica. Ober Rabbi Dr. Z. P. Chajes, 1950

Austria, Israel, 1950: Postkard, „Feier anlaesslich der Ueberfuehrung der sterblichen Ueberreste Prof. Dr. Z. P. Chajes nach Israel, am 9. November 1950.“ ( Ceremony on the occasion of transferring the corpse of Prof. Dr. Z. P. Chajes to Israel on November 19th, 1950).

Mixed franking with 2 airmail stamps and additional 2 stamps at reverse.
Censor strike, fine condition.

Chajes, Zwi Perez, was Chief Rabbi in Wien.

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Austrian Stamp Set. Composers 1922. Perforation Variety. MNH

Austria 1922: Complete set Austrian Composers. Perforation variety L 11 1/2.
Scott# B50a-B54a, ANK 418B – 424B. Mint never hinged.

Thursday, July 08, 2010

Republic of China Stamps: 40 x 1 Dollar. MNH

Republic of China Stamps 1949: Sun Yat Sen part of sheet 40 stamps. 1 Dollar vals.
Scott# 376 (Michel Nr. 316A). (Perforation after catalogue should be 12 ½, these ones are 13).

Original gum, no toning, no hinges, shade of bend at midle of upper margin otherwise without any faults.

Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Ceylon Classic Lot: 145 Stamps. Quality Lot

Old Ceylon: Useful stamp lot with quite a few interesting stamps. Though there might be a few forgeries. (Please contact if you need a better scan of a/some stamp/s ).

What makes this lot special are the colour varieties and some cancellations.

Used and unused lot. Pleasing condition. (Though there are some atamps with faults it is not a junk lot but has valuable stamps ).

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Chinese Miniature Sheet: Kuan Han-ching, 1958, CTO

Chinese Stamp: 700 th anniversary of publication of works of Kuan Han-ching, Miniature Sheet 1958.
Cancelled to order, hinged. Clean and fresh, Peking-cancellations.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Censored Chinese Letter 1940: Minhow, Fuzhou to Denmark

China 1940: Censored Letter Minhow, Fuzhou to Denmark

Republic of China, W.W.II: Scarce cover sent Minhow, Fuzhou to Charlottenlund in Denmark. Franked with a 50 cents Martyr stamp. Bilingual Minhow Foochow cancellation. Opened by Nazi censors. "C" - Censor Mark at front. Scarce destination.

Sender was H. S. Kierkegaard.

Friday, June 11, 2010

1935: Austrian Air Mail to Hungary. Letter Day

1935: Wien Budapest: Airmail with “Tag der Briefmarke” und „Oesterr. Flugpostsammlerverein Wien“ - cancellations. Fine condition.

Friday, June 04, 2010

Republic of China, 1949: Letter with mixed franking.

Republic of China 1949: Letter, sent Nanjing to Shanghai, franked with 2 stamps, Scott# 786 and 784, tied by bilingual Nanking-cancellations. Shanghai arrival-mark at reverse. Fine condition, no tears or foxing.

Tuesday, June 01, 2010

1955: PR China: Stationery 800 Fen. Hunan to Shan Xi

1955: Stationery with little Revolutionary Red Guard Girl and doves. Tian An Men Series 800 Fen, tied by clear Hu Nan 1955 April 15th – strike. Sent Hu Nan to Court of Justice in Wu Tai- District.

Minor foxing at and 1 cm tear at top.

Saturday, May 29, 2010

1926, Germany Saar, Volkshilfe Stamp Set. MNH

German Territory, Saar, 1926. Volkshilfe semi-postal stamp set. Scott# B1-B4. Mint never hinged.

Friday, May 28, 2010

Republic of China: Attractive Letter to USA. 1929

China 1929: Letter, sent Peiping ( Beijing ) to Michigan, USA.

It is the complete letter, cover and actual letter, sent by a certain Mr. Sam Wilson from the Oberlin Shansi Memorial Schools in Taihu, Shanxi to Josh Hillman.

The cover has 4 stamps attached, a pair of Scott# 284 and 2 # 280, all tied by bilingual Peiping – cancellations.

Clean and fresh, carefully opened no tears or creasing.

Monday, May 17, 2010

Liechtenstein Air Mail Covers from 1930. 9 Stamps.

Liechtenstein 1930: 2 Express Airmail covers sent as registered mail from Vaduz – St. Gallen to Rebstein. Rebstein-arrival strikes at reverse.

Multicolor franking, including the valuable Scott C45 and C46.
High cat. val. Clean and fresh, clear cancellations.

Saturday, April 10, 2010

1959: China / Taiwan: Propaganda Postcard

Taiwanese 0.20 Cent entire with anti Chinese slogan at the lower edge ( Fight against Russian invasion eliminate the traitors Zhu (De) and Mao (Tse Dong ).

Very scarce. Commemorative strikes. Fine condition.

Friday, April 09, 2010

1927: Austrian First Flight Wien - Prag - Dresden – Berlin

1927: Austrian First Flight, March 21st 1927: 10 Groschen stationery + 10 Groschen airmail stamp, sent to Berlin (Berlin Post office#2). Red, square "via Tempelhof "– strike. Fine condition.

Friday, March 26, 2010

Korea South, 1957: Treaty of Friendship with USA, Scarce MS

South-Korea, 1957: Treaty of friendship, commerce and navigation between Korea and the USA. Scott# 264a ( MiNr. 258-259 ). Michel Block 121.

Only 2000 miniature sheets have been issued.

Thursday, March 25, 2010

USA 1893 Counterfeit Lot with Imitations of High Vals.

America 1890-93: Columbian Exposition Issue. 9 stamps with “IMITATION!“ – imprints. Counterfeits of high vals.

Hinges, mostly with thins, clean and fresh. Good place holders.

All are counterfeits, NOT originals.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Korea 1901, Key Value: 2 Won Stamp, Mint. Scott# 33

Imperial Korea: Unused 2 Won stamp, Scott# 33.

Condition: Mint, hinged (light, first time hinge). The stamp has a bend at the upper part of the stamp, 2 mm under the perforation). Clean, fresh colors, good perforation.

Scarce stamp though with a high catalog value! The low price reflects the fault of the stamp.

Friday, March 19, 2010

Austria: President Wilhelm Miklas Stamp Set, MNH. 1930

Austria: President Wilhelm Miklas Stamp Set, MNH. 1930

Austria, 1. Republic: President Wilhelm Miklas stamp set.
Mint, never hinged, very fine condition.
ANK 515-517. Scott# B77-80

Friday, March 12, 2010

China Cultural Revolution, 1970: Peking Opera. Used

Peoples Republic of China 1970: Stamp set Taking Tiger Mountain by Strategy.

Scott# 1047-52, used, fine condition.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Republic of China, Taiwan FDC 1961 and more

We have added - and will add some more - Taiwan First Day Covers from the 1960s like:

Republic of China, Taiwan: Chinese Art Treasures. FDC 1961
Michel Nr. 396 – 398.

Commemorative cancellation, sent Taibei to Wien/Austria. Very fine condition.


Saturday, January 30, 2010

PR China Stamp Sheet Number 179 as Sheet of Hundred

Peoples Republic of China 1953. Complete stamp sheet ( 100 stamps) Scott Nr. 179, Stone Lion.

Unused, including margins on 3 sides, fine condition (horizontal centre-fold). High cat. val.

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

PR China Stamp Sheet Number 2 as Sheet of Hundred

Peoples Republic of China. Complete stamp sheet ( 100 stamps)

Scott Nr. 2, 1st session of Chinese People’s Consultative Political Conference, 1949. 2. print, unused, including margins, fine condition.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Macao 1987, Decorated Fans, Souvenir Sheet. MNH. Scott 550a

Macau 1987, Souvenir Sheet Decorated Fans, mint, never hinged, pristine condition. Scott 550a, Michel Block Nr. 6.

Friday, January 08, 2010

1922: Austrian Stamp Set Musicians, Variety. MNH

Here is another scarce set of Austria. We have been adding several nice ones like this:
Austria 1922: Stamp set musicians. (Scott# B50a – B56a, perf 11 ½ variety). ANK Nr. 418B – 424B.