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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
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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 October 2009 auction:
Poland
1919 10kr blue, overprinted in black, position 17, both "P" in "Poczta" and "Polska" damaged
Price Realized: $63,250.00



From our December 2010 auction:
Great Britain
1902 I.R.Official, 10sh ultramarine, watermarked Anchor
Price Realized: $63,250.00



From our December 2004 auction:
Russia
1875 20k blue and orange, center double, unique
Price Realized: $60,500.00



From our September 2007 auction:
Greece
1861 20L Large Hermes Head, First Day Cover
Price Realized: $60,375.00



From our January 2008 auction:
Russia
1884 3.50r black and gray, Horizontally Laid Paper, unused, small faults, one of five known
Price Realized: $57,500.00
rare stamp information



From our October 2009 auction:
American World War II Propaganda Forgeries
1944 The Hitler "Death's head" stamps, souvenir sheet of four, vertical uncut pair in brown violet, never hinged, unique, with Krischke cert.
Price Realized: $57,500.00
rare stamp information



From our October 2009 auction:
Poland
1919 6h orange, Form I, position 14, thin "Z" variety, overprint inverted, never hinged
Price Realized: $57,500.00



From our June 2008 auction:
Far Eastern Republic
1923 20k on 15k, 20k on 20k, 20k on 50k and 20k on 35k on 2k, four different, all tied by Vladivostok 29.7.23 postmarks on registered and flown cover
Price Realized: $57,500.00



From our October 2008 auction:
Russia
1918 the legendary Nathan Altman imperforate sheetlet of 12 unissued designs
Price Realized: $57,500.00



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 2005 auction:
United States Air Post
1911 25c "Vin Fiz", unused, one of only three known unused (CL2, cat. $35,000)
Price Realized: $55,000.00



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 June 2009 auction:
Russia
1922 (8.5) registered cover from Odessa to Berlin, franked with the complete pane of 20x10,000r on 40r type II (200f)
Price Realized: $54,625.00



From our May 2006 auction:
Italian Offices Abroad
1874 2c orange brown, overprint omitted, one of two known used, Colla cert. (Sass.2b,cat.€ 95,000)
Price Realized: $52,250.00



From our July 2005 auction:
Hawaii
1851 5c Missionary, type II, Boston cds, 1995 PFC, ex-Ishikawa, Twigg-Smith, (2, cat. $25,000)
Price Realized: $52,250.00



From our December 2004 auction:
Russia
1866 10k brown and blue, center inverted, used on piece, less than 10 known to exist, Mikulski cert. (Mi.21xK, €50,000)
Price Realized: $52,250.00



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



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 January 2008 auction:
Tuscany
1860 3L yellow, unused with full original gum, Raybaudi cert. (Scott 23)
Price Realized: $51,750.00
rare stamp information



From our November 2007 auction:
Colombian Air Post
1922 Complete Set of Nine Airmail Values (C2-10)
Price Realized: $51,750.00
rare stamp information

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