The 139th auction nearly 11.000 lots, including the special “Horst Kühner Collection” will be on sale September 5/6, 2014.
The “Horst Kühner” collection of numerous rarities from the “German Colonies and Post Offices Abroad” and the “German Occupation WW II” including Sudetenland, field post and propaganda forgeries. One can find among many others items, a 50 Pfg China with double handstamp overprint, Heydrich-Block with protective cover, protective jacket and tissue paper!, OSS propaganda block in red, just to name only a few of the great rarities.
The philatelic section includes:
German states: more than 1,400 lots, with Bavaria two Schwarzer Einser, Prussia - interesting cancellation section, Saxony - cancellation collection. The second part of a Thurn & Taxis exhibition collection, including recently certified rarities! Numerous country and general collections.
German Empire: offerings of among others - interesting “breast plate” lots; all periods with types, colours, rare records and varieties, “se-tenants and stamp booklets”. Zeppelin philately selection of rare items.
German colonies / Post offices abroad: over 1,200 lots, including numerous mnh issues, unusual features, and full sheets, full sheets; DOA 39IIAIIa mnh (500); interesting forerunner issues, covers and cancellation from all areas.
Occupation World War I./Plebiscites/Danzig/Memel/Saar: with Danzig “großer Innendienst” mnh and cancelled, Saargebiet with numerous varieties and unusual features, original print issue, “white original print”, stamp booklet 1 mnh/*; the Memel section contains colours, types rarities such as exact postage according to rate Mi.-Nr. 117 on cover (600), 183/92 mnh, 30-cent green overprint as exact postage according to rate MiF on cover.
WW II./Fieldpost: contains an attractive supply of many varieties and unusual features, GG I/IIIL mnh (1,200), Kotor I/VI mnh (2,000), Laibach 45/60 cancelled (750), Alexanderstadt 12X cancelled (1,800), Fieldpost 6DD mnh (850), 6K mnh (850) , 8A cancelled (1.350), Cuban package stamp Type I (*) (2,400) and numerous propaganda forgeries WW II.
German local issues: interesting supply with Spremberg, forerunner covers, Bad Schmiedeberg, Grossräschen, etc.
West zones/Bund/Berlin: varieties, rarities, sought-after initial issues, stamp booklets Bund/Berlin with many rare types
SBZ/DDR: specialized types, colours, varieties including Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 26b mnh (1,500), block issues, Mi.-Nr. 86xb and 86yb each mnh; furthermore, postmaster divisions, proofs, and so on.
Europe: interesting offers form Austria, Belgium, Croatia, France, Italy, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Switzerland, Yugoslavia and more.
Overseas: lots from the People's Republic of China, “Peony” block; “British Colonies” collection with numerous items, many of the offered items are scarcely to be found.
The Numismatic section includes:
Coins: approximately 600 lots, including investment gold, collectors’ coins from antiquity to modern times and a section of medallions.