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Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Valuable Austrian Stamps added

We have added several sets of valuable Austrian stamps like:
1931: Austrian Writers. Stamp Set, MNH

Austria, 1931: Semi-postal stamp set Austrian poets. Mint never hinged.

Scott# B93-B98. ANK 524 – 529.

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

PR China 1950: Stamp Set Anniversary of PRCh. MNH

Peoples Republic of China 1950: First print. Stamp set 1st Anniversary of the Chinese Peoples Republic of China, Scott# 60 – 64, Michel Nr. 77 – 81. Mint, never hinged.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

WWI: POW Mail Nisch, Serbia to Wien. 1915

W.W.I.: b/w postcard from Nisch in Serbia (Kara-Gjorgje street). Prisoner of War-Commando for Officers. As Red-Cross POW-mail to Wien.

„Prisonnier de guerre“-, Serbian Lager-, Red-Cross Austria-cancellations.

Fine condition.

Tuesday, December 08, 2009

1942: Manchuguo Postal Card 3 Fen. Commemorative

We have added a few postal cards from Manchu-guo like this one:

1942: Manchu-guo. 3 Fen postal card, blue. Red commemorative cancellation Air Force. Slogan in Chinese at bottom. Very fine condition.

They are listed under: HERE

Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Republic of China, Taiwan: Air mail Letter with good Stamps.

Taiwan 1962: Air mail cover with 3 stamps attached: a pair of 4 $ Li Shimin and a 2 $ val, both with margins. Scott# 1358 and 1356.

Sent to Austria. Fine condition.

Monday, November 30, 2009

WWII.: 7 Anti Nazi US covers from 1943-45. FDC

Lot of 7 US "patriotic" covers from 1943 – 1945 with propaganda / anti-propaganda cachets, all as First Day of Issue.

The most exiting is entitled: „ We can, we will, we must eliminate these axis brutes“.. The other 6 are related to home front, unconditional surrender, stamp out aggression…...

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Austrian Stamp Set as Pairs, Landscapes 1947. MNH

Austrian Stamp Set, Landscapes 1947. Pairs MNH. The high vals with margin.
Scott# 500-515

Thursday, November 05, 2009

Austrian Stamps: FIS Stamp Set 1933, Skiing. MNH

Oesterreich 1933: FIS. Meeting of the International Ski Federation, Innsbruck.
Mint, never hinged stamp set.

High cat. val.

Friday, October 23, 2009

1934: Famous Architects. Corner Pieces, spezial. MNH

Austria 1934: Semi postals. Stamp set Famous Architects.

Corner pieces (upper left corner, margins on 2 sides). Embossed shape of the printing plate. Scott B122-B127. Mint, never hinged set.

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

WWII: Brown Ribbon Souvenir Sheet. Michel 10. MNH

Added several different German Reich Souvenir sheets such as this one:

Germany 1937: Deutsches Reich. 4.
Running of the “Brown Ribbon” horse race at the Munich-Riem.

Scott# B105, (Michel Block 10). Mint, never hinged.

The others are listed HERE

Saturday, October 03, 2009

Austria 1935: Winterhelp Stamp Set. 2. Issue. MNH

Austria 1935: Winter help Stamp Set. 2. Issue. MNH, pristine condition

and some more better stamp sets have been added HERE

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Bayern 1836: Royal Letter from Bavarian Court.

Decorative, complete letter, Bayern 1836: Letter head „Im Namen Seiner Majestaet des Koenigs von Bayern". ( In the Name of His Majesty the King of Bavaria).

Large Coats of Arms-seal: „ K. B. General Bergw. U. Salin-Administration".

8,2 x 13,6 in. Very fine condition.

Black Muenchen - cancellation.

Monday, September 14, 2009

American Post in China: Old Dock in Shanghai Postcard

Decorative tinted postcard „ Old Dock in Shanghai". Franked with a 2 cents US - stamp, tied by American cancellation.

Sent to Koenigswinter in Germany. Fine condition.

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

China: Boxer Rebellion Postcard Peking 1901

„Deutsche Reichspostkarte, Feld-Postkarte". Peking 1. 1. 1901-cancellation. Sent Beijing to Tianjin.

Left upper corner has a small repair, otherwise fine condition.

Friday, August 28, 2009

Japanese Postcard stamp Set 1919 Restoration of Peace. FDC

Decorative, Japanese postcard with couple in traditional cloths and doves (woodblock-technique).

Restoration of peace after World War I. Complete stamp set with commemorative cancellation. Scott Nr. 155 - 158.

High catalogue value. Minor wear.

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Letter Yokohama to Qin Zhuang in China. 1915

Japan, China 1915: Long sleeve cover with violet Yokohama 22. 10 15 - cancellation and a F. Hoffmann La Roche & Co. 23. Okt. 15 stamp at the front side.

Shanghai Transit strike and a bilingual Qin Zhuang-cancellation on a Chinese 3 Cents stamp. The original letter is included.

Qin Zhuang is located in Shanxi Province.

Friday, August 07, 2009

Switzerland 1939: Postcard with mixed franking

Switzerland 1939: Postcard with mixed franking, 5 stamps with special cancellations „ Swissair Europaflug Nord, Schweizerische Landesausstellung 1939".

Sent Zuerich to Rueti - Tann.

Fine condition.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Hong Kong 1937: Pan American Maiden Flight, Mixed Franking with 2 $

Hong Kong 1937: Maiden Flight Hong Kong to San Francisco per Pan American Airways Service.

Multi-color franking with 2 Dollar stamp, 50 Cents and 30 Cents stamps.

San Francisco arrival mark at flip side. Fine condition.

Friday, July 24, 2009

Boxer Rebellion: Swatow Post per SMS Bussard, 1900

Imperial China, Germany: Fieldpost card sent from Swatow. 2 cancellations: Kais. Deutsche Marine Schiffspost Nr. 51 vom 21.11.00. (Imperial German Marines ship post ).

Sent per SMS BUSSARD to Luenen in Germany. Fine condition. High cat. val.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Postcard Vessel and Plane. Marine-Cancellation Balaton

W.W.I.: 1917, Color postcard depicting a war ship and a seaplane.

Artist signed: Harry Heusser 1915.

Sent as field post. 2 red cancellations, a Hungarian and a K.u.K. Kriegsmarine Dampfer Balaton"

Fine condition.

Thursday, July 09, 2009

PR China. Stamp Set Asiatic Congress 1949 North East

Peoples Republic of China: Asiatic and Australasian Congress of the World Federation of Trade Union, Peking. Issued for use in North-Eastern China.

2nd Edition. Scott Nr. IL133-IL135. Light cancellations. Fine condition.

More Chinese Stamps: HERE

Tuesday, July 07, 2009

Zeppelin Letter Polarflight 1931 with 2 Reichsmark Stamp.

Zeppelin cover Polar-Flight 1931. Red strike: „ Luftschiff Graf Zeppelin Polarfahrt 1931". Franked with an overprinted - 2 Reichsmark stamp. Berlin- and Friedrichshafen-cancellations 24. 7. 31.

Expert's mark at lower right corner, fine condition

High catalogue value.

Wednesday, July 01, 2009

WWI: Austrian Patrol Vessel Barsch after Shelling. Photo

Vintage photo from the First World War depicting the patrol-boat Barsch after being hit by a torpedo. Crew on board.

More shippost: HERE

5,5 x 3,5 inches, fine condition.

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

WWII: England. Field-Post Cover from War Ship. 1941

W.W.II: England. Field-Post Cover from War Ship. 2 cancellations: "From H. M. Ship Passed by Censor and Field Post Office S. P. 50".

col-4778  Cover from War Ship 1941 cancellation

Sent to Bridgeport in England. Fine condition.

Monday, June 29, 2009

Zeppelin Letter, Brasil, Recife, Wien, 1933

Brazil 1933: Air mail Zeppelin Condor. Mixed franking, Minas-cancellations.

2 different, red Zeppelin board-cancellations. Berlin-transit-, blue Friedrichshafen Bodensee-strike, several Austrian Flugpost- and Wien-cancellations.

Roughly opened, otherwise fine condition.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

China 1898: German Post. 10 Pfennig Postal Card to Saigon.

Imperial China 1898: Deutsche Post in China. 10 Pfennig entire with steep „China", overprint, sent to Saigon.

Shanghai 27/6 98 - cancellation and Saigon-Central Cochinchine 5/7 98 - arrival mark

Very fine condition.

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Zeppelin Letter USA to Germany, 1928. Maiden Flight.

USA: 2 Cents stationary, upfranked with 1 Dollar and 3 Cents stamps. Sent as Zeppelin-mail from New York to Hamburg in Germany. Violet „First Flight Air Mail via Graf Zeppelin. United States to Germany. Oct. 28. 1928" - cancellation.

Friedrichshafen Transit-strike. Fine condition.

More Zeppelin Mail

Friday, June 12, 2009

Zeppelin Letter Basel to Rio, 1932. 8. SA-Flight

Switzerland, Brazil, 1932: Air mail via Romanshorn 1 by airship Graf Zeppelin. Sent Basel via Friedrichshafen to Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.

Red „Luftschiff Graf Zeppelin 8. Suedamerikafahrt 1932" - strike. Fine condition.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

China, Japan 1912: Red Band-Cover Shanghai to Japan.

China 1912: Complete Red-band cover with content of 2 sheets-letter, sent Shanghai to Tokyo. 3 Sen stamp with imprint for use in China. Shanghai 30. 9. 1912 - cancellation.

Very fine condition.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Maidenflight Venice Wien Budapest. Letter to Earl Grotta. 1935

Air mail, maiden flight, Italy to Hungary. 3 Italian stamps with „Venezia Corrispondenze e Picchi-Posta Aerea. 1. 4. 35" - cancellations. Wien 1 Flugpost-stamp and large, Italian-Hungarian strike: „Venezia-Wien-Budapest".

Sent to Friedrich Graf Grotta Grottenegg. Minor wear.

Friday, May 08, 2009

Switzerland: Fieldpost-Letter as Airmail, Red Cross.

W.W.II. 1940: Switzerland. Clean airmail-cover sent Sion to Allmedingen. Franked with a 1 Franc airmail stamp, Scott# C12, clear cancellations.

Red „Vols Postaux Speciaux Don National et Croix-Rouge 8. Mai 1940" - cancellation.

Fieldpost-strike Poste de Champagne.

Extremely fine condition.

Friday, April 24, 2009

Old Germany, Bavaria 1852: Letter with 9 Kreuzer Stamp.

Bayern, Nuremberg 1852: Complete letter, neatly written, franked with a 9 Kreuzer stamp, „wheel-cancel" 243 and additional Nuernberg-strike. Salzburg - arrival mark.

The stamp is clean and fresh, 3 margins broad, one cut close.

Carefully opened, fine condition.

Sunday, April 19, 2009

Antique Tianjin Postcard: Boxer-Rebellion Field-Post Paoting-Fu

Antique Tianjin Postcard: Boxer-Rebellion Field-Post Paoting-Fu

Decorative old Tianjin (Tientsin) postcard with 5 small images. The postcard has been sent as field-post ( K.D. Feld-Poststation 1/3 No. 7 -
which was Paoting-fu ) to Munich.

No stamp was needed for field-post, for curiosity reason a 4 cents-coiling dragon stamp was added - party tied by the field post-cancellation. The Tientsin-strike was already on the stamp. Muenchen arrival-strike.

Fine condition.

More Boxer Rebellion HERE

Saturday, April 11, 2009

German Inflation-Letter with 50 Stamps, 1948

Deutschland 1948: Registered cover, sent Madersloh to Wuppertal-Barmen. Interesting mixed franking with 50 stamps, mostly Allied Occupation.

Fine condition.

Thursday, March 05, 2009

Vietnam. Complete Sheet with Folds. 100 Dong. Ho Chi Minh

Vietnam 1958. Complete sheet with folds. 100 x 100 Dong. Ho Chi Minh portrait. Canceled to order. Michel Nr. 5 B

Vertical and horizontal folds. There are 4 strong folds at the right part, the longest is 4 inches.

A brown spot is at the lower part otherwise fine condition.

Friday, February 27, 2009

China: Postage Due 2 Cents with Imprint Fault. Expertized.

Imperial China: 2 Cents small dragon stamp with black imprint „Postage Due". Defective imprint - the last 2 characters are partly missing.

Expertized, R. P. - chop at flip side.

Fine condition.

Monday, February 02, 2009

Wednesday, January 28, 2009

PR. China 1980: Lotus Miniature Sheet. MNH

Peoples Republic of China: Lotus Flowers. Michel Block Nr. 23, Nr. 1628. Scott# 1617
Mint never hinged.