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Lot 1011Germany Building Series of 1948 Collection
Incredible multi-volume (11) collection of mint and used values of this intriguing and versatile issue. From the collectors frontis " When I first heard in 1951 of collecting the Building set, I never realized that it would mean so much to me so many years after" ... Commencing with a selection of both perforations, wide and narrow, numerous varieties, such as 10 pfennig imperforate block of four, shades, printers waste, top margin Imperforate pair of 90 pfg Michel 96 IV WU with values in the margin, 90 pfg horizontal pair imperforate in left margin and 3 other values, 25 pfg imperforate block of four Michel 87, 60 pfg imperforate gutter blocks, 90 pfg strip with gutter and freaks, 80 pfg narrow. vertical pair with values Michel 94 W.A., watermark positions, mint NH blocks of four type 1 of the 1m, 2m and 3m, type 11 singles and used block of 5m, type 11 1m block of four mint, used reconstruction sheets including high values 1m (200), 2m (240), 3m type 11(500), 5m type 11 (500), allow much time to study, evaluate and appreciate this fabulous collection. Accompanied by a spectacular study of the issue compiled by the collector, showing different plating positions including hand drawings of values , the varieties and their positions, all in all an outstanding offering that would be almost impossible to replicate without numerous hours of study and time.

C The Collection of Richard Ruppel

Sold for $1,800
Estimate $2,000-3,000

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