German Colonies: Caroline Islands, 1899, Imperial Eagle, 3pf-50pf complete, 48° overprints (Scott 1a-6a), o.g. (5pf large h.r.), Fine to Very Fine, 3pf signed Bothe, Reddersen, 5pf Thier, 25pf & 50pf Dr. Lant.
Michel 1 I-6 I; €4,000 ($4,260).
Estimate $2,000 – 3,000
Vancouver, Washington, United States
A very rare set; only 4,000 each of the 3pf, 5pf & 50pf were issued, and just 2,000 of the 25pf.