371st Auction

24-28 September 2019 in Wiesbaden

Lot no.6501

Condition

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Opening150 €
1918, 7 Press photos from the time of the presence of German troops in Georgia from June to October 1918
Lot no.6502

Condition

6

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Opening250 €
SHIPMAIL: "Corcovado Marineabtlg. KONSTANZA" violet two-line handstamp with adjacent cds. "Kais. Deutsche Feldpost 12.5.8" on picture postcard with handwritten "Feldpost 757" to Germany, fine In the spring of 1918, the ship was taken over by the German Navy as an auxiliary warship and operated as a transporter for the Caucasus company on behalf of the "Mediterranean Division" under its old name "Corcovado". The ports of departure were Constantinople, Odessa and Sevastopol.
Lot no.6503

Condition

6

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Opening250 €
SHIPMAIL: "R.P.D. General" violet straight-line with adjacent cds. "K.D. Feldpost -4.7.18" in cover endorsed "Schiffsarzt S.M. Hilfsbeischiff 'General'" to Berlin, fine, a very scarce cover with only two known copies, this cover being described in Crüsemann "Deutsche Marine-Schiffspost" Volume II, 4th edition, page 406 and depicted on page 411 At the beginning of May 1918, the steamer "General" was put back into service when the Caucasus delegation had to be transported across the Black Sea. Therefore the equipment of the navy ship mail was returned to the station yacht "Loreley".
Lot no.6504

Condition

6

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Opening250 €
SHIPMAIL: "Corcovado Nateko SEWASTOPOL" violet two-line handstamp with adjacent cds. "Kais. Deutsche Feldpost 15.10.18" on cover endorsed on reverse "...Mil. Mission Constantinopel" to Berlin, some minor ageing spots, otherwise a fine and very rare entire In the spring of 1918, the ship was taken over by the German Navy as an auxiliary warship and operated as a transporter for the Caucasus company on behalf of the "Mediterranean Division" under its old name "Corcovado". The ports of departure were Constantinople, Odessa and Sevastopol.
Lot no.6505

Condition

6

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Opening200 €
SHIPMAIL: "DEUTSCHE SEEPOST OST-AFRIKANISCHE HAUPTLINIE n" violet strike, used as field post cancellation, on picture postcard endorsed "Bayer. Res. Jägerbatl. 1., 3. Komp.....Durch Feldpost 555" with adjacent cds. "Kais. Deutsche Feldpost 17.6.18" addressed to Bavaria, with some interesting text "..was again 40 hours on the sea and now soon in Little Asia..", light corner creases otherwise a fine and rare entire showing the only alien official postmark used during the war on a warship
Lot no.6506

Condition

6

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Opening120 €
1918, cover sent from "Ltn. Sevecke, Bergw. Abtlg. des Kgl. Preuß. K.M. Konstantinopel z.Zt. Tiflis" with adjacent cds. "Deutsche Feldpost 18.6.18" of the fieldpost office 555, to Dortmund, a fine and scarce cover from the German Fieldpost in Georgia
Lot no.6507

Condition

6

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Opening200 €
1918, "BEVOLLM. d. LGL. PREUSS KRIEGSMINST. Bergwerksabteilung Konstantinopel" blue offical senders cachet as three-line and circular on picture postcard, showing the mines Dsansuli, written in Batum on the 12th of June 1918 and sent via the Military Mission in Constantinopel with adjacent cds. "FELDPOST MIL.-MISS KONSTANTINOPEL 20 6 18" and blue straight line "Durch Berlin C.2." to Germany, attractive and rare depicted in "BATUM UNDER OCCUPATION the years 1917 – 1921", page 27 (by Hans G. Grigoleit & Edward Klempka)
Lot no.6508

Condition

6

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Opening150 €
1918, fieldpost cover written in "Poti 26 Juni 18" from a member of the Bayer. Reserve Jäger Btl. 1 Feldpost 555 sent to Trogen with adjacent fieldpost cds. "K.D. Feldpost 6.7.18" applied upon arrival in Braila, fine, scarce, detailed certificate Haspel BPP (2011) Part of the field mail from the Caucasus was delivered untreated to the mail steamers and was handed over to the fieldpost in the arrival ports of Braila, Sewastopol and Konstanza  
Lot no.6509

Condition

6

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Opening150 €
1918, fieldpost cover from the Taman Peninsula with boxed military cachet "L. Kun.-Kolonne 1056" and adjacent fieldpost cds. "Deutsche Feldpost 6.7.18" addressed to Berlin, minor crease at lower right, a fine and very rare cover with only a few from the Taman Peninsula known, detailed certificate Haspel BPP (2011) The fieldpost of the units on the Taman Peninsula was handled by the German fieldpost 797 of the 15th Landwehr Division in Kertsch
Lot no.6510

Condition

6

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Opening80 €
1918, picture postcard of Tiflis with blue straight line "Bayer. Res. Jag. Batl. 1" and written notation "Deutsche Feldpost 555" and adjacent fieldpost cds. dated 6.7.18, addressed to Petersthal, fine
Lot no.6511

Condition

6

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Opening150 €
1918, "Bayer. Res. Jäger Btl. Nr. I AMGK" small blue two-line cancel on picture postcard from Tiflis with adjacent fieldpost cds. "Deutsche Feldpost -9.7.18" addressed to Bavaria, some minor transportation wear, a scarce card
Lot no.6512

Condition

6

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Opening150 €
1918, fieldpost cover from the Taman Peninsula with boxed military cachet "L. Kun.-Kolonne 1056" and adjacent fieldpost cds. "Deutsche Feldpost 11.7.18" addressed to Berlin, a fine and very rare cover with only a few from the Taman Peninsula known The fieldpost of the units on the Taman Peninsula was handled by the German fieldpost 797 of the 15th Landwehr Division in Kertsch