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Karl Pfankuch & Co.
Address:
Karl Pfankuch & Co.
Hagenbrke 19
38100 Braunschweig

Tel: 0531/45807
Fax: 0531/44779
 
About Us:

Tradition since 1919
Consignments are always welcome.
Competent advice noncommittal and free of charge.
Non-stop purchase of stamps, coins, collections and estates.
Consulting for community of heirs and estimates for inheritance.
Member of APHV, BDB, PTS, GPS, BDPH
Benefit from our experience since 1919.

Order and Shipping:

Conditions for Auctions

In accordance with the recommendations of the Bundesverband Deutscher Briefmarkenversteigerer eV. (Federal Association of German Stamp Auctioneers, Reg.) – in compliance with the conditions authorized by the Bundeskartellamt (Federal Anti-Trust Comission) –

  1. The auction is held voluntarily and in public. The auction is held in the name of the vendor and for his account.

  2. Lots are knocked down to the highest bidder after the third call. However, the auctioneer has the right to refuse to knock down lots, to divide, recombine or withdraw them. In unclear cases the auctioneer has the right to re-offer the lot.

For the respective prices the minimum increases amount to:

 

 

 

bis Euro

25,-

Euro

1,-

von Euro

25,-

bis Euro

50,-

Euro

2,-

von Euro

50,-

bis Euro

250,-

Euro

5,-

von Euro

250,-

bis Euro

500,-

Euro

10,-

von Euro

500,-

bis Euro

2500,-

Euro

20,-

von Euro

2500,-

bis Euro

5000,-

Euro

50,-

 

 

über Euro

5000,-

Euro

200,-

  1. The auctioneer receives a commission from the buyer amounting to 17 % of the hammer price, as well as 1,- Euro for each lot purchased, for the disphto an additional charge for postage + insurance costs will be added. For the commission, the lot fee and the dispatch costs the legal value added tax is charged (19 %). For the lots marked “+” domestic buyers and buyers from within the European Union an additional value added tax on the hammer price. For delivery to countries not belonging to the European Union the value added tax does not apply, if the mailed by the auctioneer.

  2. Bidders are abliged to take the lots knocked down to them. On the fall of the hammer the liability for risk of all losses or defects that may occur is passed on to the buyer. Property of the item bought at the auction is transferred to the buyer after payment has been made in full to the auctioneer. The lots have to be taken over immediately after the auction. In case the buyer wishes shipping, the cost of mailing is at this cost and risk.

  3. Whoever makes a bid for a third party, will be liable as joint debtor besides that party. The amount of the invoice is to be paid immediately by floor-bidders, otherwise on receipt of the invoice.

  4. The auctioneer reserves the right to exclude persons from the auction without giving any reasons.

  5. The descriptions of the catalog provided to the best of our knowledge and belief are no warranted properties. The auctioneer is not liable for any defects. He commits himself, however, to transmit without delay complaints about defects to the consignor, the latter having to be brought to his attention two weeks after closure of the auction at the latest. In case of reserved transaction the auctioneer will reimburse the purchase price to the buyer; any further claims are excluded. Defects already visible in the illustrations do not give cause for complaint.

Accumulations, remaining lots or duplicate lots cannot be subject of complaint. The lots provided for the auction can be viewed before the auction. Incidentally, complaints will be excluded, if stamps have been altered after handing over. As alterations are also considered the removal of hinges, hinge remainders or paper adhesions, the immersion in water, the treatment with chemicals and the addition of marks of any sort, in particular control and secret marks except for those by the Association’s Expertizer.

  1. If desired, viewing shipments can be requested immediately after receipt of the catalog at the customer’s cost and risk, if their return is guaranteed within 24 hours. If the return is not in time, the buyer is liable in full for the hammer price. Mint stamps and accumulations cannot be sent on approval.

  2. Purchasing contracts in written or via telephone will be fulfilled conscientiously and in compliance with the interests set out according to the Conditions for Auctions (Fig. 2), however without guaranty. In case of bids “at best” or “at any price” or similar offers we shall bid up to three times the start price.

  3. In case of default an interest rate of 1 % will be charged for every month starting from the !5th day after the auction or delivery. Besides, the auctioneer can at this option require fulfilment or after setting a deadline claim compensation of damages for non-fulfilment; the compensation of damages can in that case be calculated in a way that the lot can be put up for auction a second time and that the defaulting buyer will be charged for a lower proceed as compared to the former auction and that he will have to be charged the auctioneer’s special costs of the repeat auction inclusive of the commission plus fees.

  4. Claims of any kind relating to the seller or the auctioneer will expire 6 months after the auction at the latest.

  5. Place of fulfilment and court will be Braunschweig. German law will be apply, the regulations of (international) commercial law will not be valid.

  6. Should any of the above conditions be invalid in part or in full, the validity of the remaining conditions will be unaffected.

Karl Pfankuch & Co, Hagenbrücke 19, 38100 Braunschweig

Owner Peter Sieberath, auctioneer for stamps

(Translation of “Versteigerungsbedingungen”, the German text being legally authoritative)

We accept the following pay options:

VISA-Card, Master/Euro-Card, Euro-Schecks, US-$ Schecks, Überweisung

 
After Auction Sale at Philasearch:
November 27, 2014
General auction with 3089 lots of stamps and postal history. 290 lots German States with rare Bayern pre-philately, 604 lots German Empire, German Colonies 286 lots, 411 lots pristine collections, estates
 
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Conditions for Auctions

In accordance with the recommendations of the Bundesverband Deutscher Briefmarkenversteigerer eV. (Federal Association of German Stamp Auctioneers, Reg.) – in compliance with the conditions authorized by the Bundeskartellamt (Federal Anti-Trust Comission) –

  1. The auction is held voluntarily and in public. The auction is held in the name of the vendor and for his account.

  2. Lots are knocked down to the highest bidder after the third call. However, the auctioneer has the right to refuse to knock down lots, to divide, recombine or withdraw them. In unclear cases the auctioneer has the right to re-offer the lot.

For the respective prices the minimum increases amount to:

 

 

 

bis Euro

25,-

Euro

1,-

von Euro

25,-

bis Euro

50,-

Euro

2,-

von Euro

50,-

bis Euro

250,-

Euro

5,-

von Euro

250,-

bis Euro

500,-

Euro

10,-

von Euro

500,-

bis Euro

2500,-

Euro

20,-

von Euro

2500,-

bis Euro

5000,-

Euro

50,-

 

 

über Euro

5000,-

Euro

200,-

  1. The auctioneer receives a commission from the buyer amounting to 17 % of the hammer price, as well as 1,- Euro for each lot purchased, for the disphto an additional charge for postage + insurance costs will be added. For the commission, the lot fee and the dispatch costs the legal value added tax is charged (19 %). For the lots marked “+” domestic buyers and buyers from within the European Union an additional value added tax on the hammer price. For delivery to countries not belonging to the European Union the value added tax does not apply, if the mailed by the auctioneer.

  2. Bidders are abliged to take the lots knocked down to them. On the fall of the hammer the liability for risk of all losses or defects that may occur is passed on to the buyer. Property of the item bought at the auction is transferred to the buyer after payment has been made in full to the auctioneer. The lots have to be taken over immediately after the auction. In case the buyer wishes shipping, the cost of mailing is at this cost and risk.

  3. Whoever makes a bid for a third party, will be liable as joint debtor besides that party. The amount of the invoice is to be paid immediately by floor-bidders, otherwise on receipt of the invoice.

  4. The auctioneer reserves the right to exclude persons from the auction without giving any reasons.

  5. The descriptions of the catalog provided to the best of our knowledge and belief are no warranted properties. The auctioneer is not liable for any defects. He commits himself, however, to transmit without delay complaints about defects to the consignor, the latter having to be brought to his attention two weeks after closure of the auction at the latest. In case of reserved transaction the auctioneer will reimburse the purchase price to the buyer; any further claims are excluded. Defects already visible in the illustrations do not give cause for complaint.

Accumulations, remaining lots or duplicate lots cannot be subject of complaint. The lots provided for the auction can be viewed before the auction. Incidentally, complaints will be excluded, if stamps have been altered after handing over. As alterations are also considered the removal of hinges, hinge remainders or paper adhesions, the immersion in water, the treatment with chemicals and the addition of marks of any sort, in particular control and secret marks except for those by the Association’s Expertizer.

  1. If desired, viewing shipments can be requested immediately after receipt of the catalog at the customer’s cost and risk, if their return is guaranteed within 24 hours. If the return is not in time, the buyer is liable in full for the hammer price. Mint stamps and accumulations cannot be sent on approval.

  2. Purchasing contracts in written or via telephone will be fulfilled conscientiously and in compliance with the interests set out according to the Conditions for Auctions (Fig. 2), however without guaranty. In case of bids “at best” or “at any price” or similar offers we shall bid up to three times the start price.

  3. In case of default an interest rate of 1 % will be charged for every month starting from the !5th day after the auction or delivery. Besides, the auctioneer can at this option require fulfilment or after setting a deadline claim compensation of damages for non-fulfilment; the compensation of damages can in that case be calculated in a way that the lot can be put up for auction a second time and that the defaulting buyer will be charged for a lower proceed as compared to the former auction and that he will have to be charged the auctioneer’s special costs of the repeat auction inclusive of the commission plus fees.

  4. Claims of any kind relating to the seller or the auctioneer will expire 6 months after the auction at the latest.

  5. Place of fulfilment and court will be Braunschweig. German law will be apply, the regulations of (international) commercial law will not be valid.

  6. Should any of the above conditions be invalid in part or in full, the validity of the remaining conditions will be unaffected.

Karl Pfankuch & Co, Hagenbrücke 19, 38100 Braunschweig

Owner Peter Sieberath, auctioneer for stamps

(Translation of “Versteigerungsbedingungen”, the German text being legally authoritative)


Auction Results at Philasearch:
November 19-20, 2010
Grosses Auktionsangebot Deutschland und alle Welt. Dabei Auflsung der bedeutenden Wartburg-Sammlung Braunschweig, einer groen Zeppelinpost Sammlung, sowie Spezialteil Feldpost Deutsch-Sdwestafrika.
April 15-16, 2011
Large international auction offer with strong sections old german states, german territorries, soviet occupation zone. Also many interesting covers and cards for the postal history collector.
July 30, 2011
International auction offer with strong selection Old Germany states includig prephilatelic rarities from Brunswick, German Empire including 1RM Danzig farewell issue with inverted watermark, Zeppelin mail incl. dutch Lakehurst catastrophe letter.
Dezember 2-3, 2011
3844 lots in total: 600 lots old german states in excellent condition at very reasonable opening bids,
German Colonies and offices abroad over 250 lots including scarest offers. 400 untouched lots and collections,
delaer lots and estates.
April 18-19, 2012
Auction sale including strong section old German states with over 1100 lots, excellent offer German offices abroad and colonies with focus on Geman South West Africa. Also all other German area plus a good offer Europe and Overseas. Last but not least 460 lots and collections.
September 5-6, 2012
200th jubilee auction, over 5500 lots, comprehensive section old german states with over 1000 lots and many specialities, 1250 lots german empire (including 350 lots combinations), over 100 lots zeppelin and air mail, excellent section colonies and offices abroad and last but not least over 600 lots with collections.
January 16-17, 2013
Interesting global offer including over 400 lots old german states, 240 lots german colonies and offices abroad, comprehensive offer soviet occupation zones and much more.
May 22-23, 2013
202nd Auction 3215 lots, including 500 lots of German States,
rich German Empire with about 570 lots, including more than 200 lots
German Empire Zussammendrucke with many rare offerings
200 lots SBZ with high values,
approximately 180 lots of German colonies and Germany,
the resolution of a collection of postapplied German stamps in South Africa,
Danzig, Memel, Saar approximately 140 lots with many rare pieces
Europe, overseas well represented,
over 400 items collections, lots, estates etc. with moderate to
Starting prices.
November 6th - 7th, 2013
General sale of 3,621 lots including the large amount of 777 Former German Territories and postal history lots with starting prices ranging from 20 to 5000 Euros. 587 German Reich lots include excellent se-tenants, interesting prisoner of war, camp and concentration camp post, army postal service, air mail and Zeppelin mail. A total of 650 lots of Occupation zones, Federal Republic, Sowjet Occupation Zone, GDR, local issues, sea mail and marine mail. Colonies and foreign post offices section holding 421 lots, including 173 German South West Africa lots.
Europe A-Z 447 lots, Overseas 58 lots and 421 bulk lots and collections with small starting prices.
April 2nd - 3rd, 2014
Included in the 3492 lots are amongst others 628 lots of German States mostly in excellent quality at reasonable starting prices.
630 lots German Empire Transit mail, Cholera mail, horseshoe cancels and much more Federal Republic, Berlin, DDR 530 lots, 540 lots of German colonies and Post offices abroad with many specialties, Europe 455 lots, Overseas 50 lots, 391 lots from mostly untouched collections and estates.
July 31st, 2014
2940 Lots from many different areas, including 650 Lots German States, 250 Lots German Post Offices abroad, 500 collections and much more.
November 27, 2014
General auction with 3089 lots of stamps and postal history. 290 lots German States with rare Bayern pre-philately, 604 lots German Empire, German Colonies 286 lots, 411 lots pristine collections, estates
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