Bidboard # 1902
Lot # 141
Catalogue Value or Estimate: $2,620.54
Price Realized: $400
German Colonies

All mint, mostly Hinged (some NH) 1897 to 1915 period collection of overprinted German stamps and "Kaiser Yacht" types, all in mounts on the original printed album pages. The lot includes issues from Togo, Samoa, Marshall Islands, Marianas Islands, German South West Africa, German New Guinea, German East Africa, Caroline Islands and Cameroon. The aggressive acquisition of these colonies and territories by an up and coming Germany was one of the triggers of the First World War. Owner's 2018 Scott US$2,015.80=