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From our December 2010 auction:
United States
24c carmine rose and blue, center inverted, position 22 (C3a)
Price Realized: $345,000.00
rare stamp information



From our June 2008 auction:
Russia
1924 10k on 5r green type II, basic stamp wide "5", complete pane of 25, unique
Price Realized: $805,000.00
rare stamp information



From our June 2008 auction:
Russia
1935 San Francisco surcharge, small Cyrillic "f" in "San Francisco", surcharge inverted
Price Realized: $718,750.00



From our January 2008 auction:
Canada
1851 12p black, unused, with part original gum, BPA certificate (Scott 3)
Price Realized: $218,500.00
rare stamp information



From our June 2006 auction:
Russia
Unique Combination Cover, #1,4 Mikulski Sale
Price Realized: $517,500.00



From our March 2006 auction:
United States
1893 4c blue, error of color, n.h. imprint block of four (233a, cat. $145,000)
Price Realized: $165,000.00


Below are some of the rare items which have been sold in past Cherrystone sales. Please click on a thumbnail to enlarge an image. Prices include buyer's premium. Please note that there are many stamps which look like those pictured below, and some of the differences between rare and common stamps are subtle.

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From our May 2015 auction:
Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika
1922-27 George V, 10 green and black
Price Realized: $15,525.00



From our May 2015 auction:
Kiauchai
1905 Yacht, unwatermarked high values, $1/2, $1, $1 1/2 and $2 1/2, sheet margin blocks of four
Price Realized: $19,550.00



From our September 2014 auction:
United States
1918 24c carmine rose and blue, center inverted, position 10
Price Realized: $126,500.00



From our April 2014 auction:
Bulgaria
1882 3s orange and yellow, background inverted, the unique block of four
Price Realized: $18,400.00



From our March 2014 auction:
Italy
1933 Triptych "I-NAPO", further overprinted "Volo di Ritorno"
Price Realized: $23,000.00



From our February 2014 auction:
Russia
1923 4r+4r on 5,000r silver overprint and surcharge, spaced year date "1 923" inverted
Price Realized: $27,600.00



From our January 2014 auction:
Lithuania
1932 (November 14) Darius-Girenas Memorial overprinted Issue, set of five blocks of four
Price Realized: $13,225.00



From our January 2014 auction:
Mongolia
1942 (22 July) cover from Ulan Bator to Malmyzh, Kirov Oblast, franked with a vertical pair of 5 tug surcharged "15"
Price Realized: $26,450.00



From our January 2014 auction:
Hungary
1925 First Madonna Issue, 5,000kr dark green & yellow green, center inverted
Price Realized: $16,100.00



From our January 2014 auction:
India
1854 4a red and blue, 3rd Printing, Head II, Frame I, Jatia Stone "Z", horizontal pair,
Price Realized: $11,500.00



From our December 2013 auction:
Russia
1857 10k brown & blue, two vertical pairs, brilliant colors, margins all around, one just clear at upper left, brilliant colors, cancelled by pen, one also with traces of dot cancels, barely tied on home-made cover to Moscow,
Price Realized: $51,750.00



From our December 2013 auction:
Russia
1923 5r deep green, white paper, type II unissued wide "5", never hinged
Price Realized: $57,500.00



From our September 2013 auction:
Bechuanaland Protectorate
1961 2 1/2c on 2p brown, top margin vertical strip of three, top stamp without surcharge
Price Realized: $24,150.00



From our July 2013 auction:
German WWII Occupation of Denmark
1944 Danish Legion, the Schalburg Corps 0 Ore and undenominated value in se-tenant complete sheet of ten
Price Realized: $13,800.00



From our July 2013 auction:
Russia
Air Post 1924 20k on 10r rose, surcharge inverted, block of four, never hinged and post office fresh,
Price Realized: $54,625.00



From our July 2013 auction:
Switzerland
Zurich 1846 4r black, Red Horizontal Lines, black Rosette cancel of Winterthur
Price Realized: $12,650.00



From our May 2013 auction:
Poland
1919 Krakow Issue, 25h blue, position IIB-7, damaged CZT in Poczta, never hinged and post office fresh,
Price Realized: $12,075.00



From our March 2013 auction:
Spain
1939 Planes and landscapes, prepared but never released 2 Pts ultramarine, 2 Pts lilac, 2 Pts green, 5 Pts red and 5 Pts gray black, perf. 11,
Price Realized: $17,250.00



From our November 2012 auction:
Russia - Zemstvo
AKHTYRKA 1879 (19 Sep) cover used locally within the district of Akhtyrka in the Kharkov province franked with imperforate 5k green
Price Realized: $71,875.00



From our November 2012 auction:
Russia - Zemstvo
NOVAYA LADOGA 1883 (14 April) cover (petition) from Glazhevo village to Novaya Ladoga town, franked with 5k blue and carmine,
Price Realized: $51,750.00

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