Cherrystone’s Current Philatelic Auctions

Rare Stamps and Postal History of the World
May 7-8, 2024

Session 1: Tuesday, May 7, 2024, 10:00am
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Session 2: Tuesday, May 7, 2024, 1:00pm
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Session 3: Wednesday, May 8, 2024, 10:00am
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Session 4: Wednesday, May 8, 2024, 1:00pm
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The May 7-8, 2024 Sale of Rare Stamps and Postal History of the World will take place at our Teaneck, N.J. Galleries, via CherrystoneLIVE. There are 1,562 lots, offered in four sessions, beginning with United States, followed by a diverse worldwide holding formed by Dikran Taner. There are solid sections of Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy and Italian States, Switzerland, Turkey, as well as British Commonwealth, featuring John Pedneault's postal history of Ireland, extensive Bermuda, British Africa and various individual rarities. In addition, there are selections of China, with Red Revenues, numerous Flight and Zeppelin covers, rare booklets and more. Finally, the last session is highlighted by Large Lots and Collections, with 184 lots ranging from single country albums, specialized holdings, multi-carton worldwide groups and large cover lots offered intact.

April 3, 2024

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Our April 3rd, 2024 sale features two diverse and fascinating collections, first being the "Number Ones of the World", formed by Dr.Martin Nadel, followed by the multi-Gold-Medal "Postal History of France 1871-1878 Perforated Ceres" by Yacov Tsachor. Dr.Nadel's collection consists of an array of used or unused rarities from European Empires, Old States and Colonies; Asia, with numerous Indian States, the Americas and rest of the world. Yacov Tsachor, the foremost authority and expert of all Holy Land Areas, has exhibited his French Postal History collection at numerous International Exhibitions, garnering Large Golds all over the World (most recently in 2022 at London), Helvetia and Hunfilex. The collection is an erudite study of French Domestic and Foreign rates, destinations, maritime mail, Consular Agencies, Redirected Mail and unusual franking combinations. There are eight covers franked with Tete-Beche pairs, used from Shanghai, Yokohama, Havana, as well as three examples of 15c Error of color on cover or card. Mr. Tsachor has been an expert, A.I.E.P. member and F.I.P accredited juror for many years and we are honored to be able to present his award-winning collection. Please visit to browse the paperless online auction catalogues.

Professional Affiliations

Cherrystone is a member of all leading philatelic organizations including the American Stamp Dealers’ Association, American Philatelic Society, Philatelic Traders Society (Gold Member), APHV, The Collectors Club of NY, AIEP, ROSSICA, MEPSI, GPS, UPSS, Club de Monte Carlo and more.

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Some highlights and record shattering results are listed below:

15c Z. Grill (85F)
Sold for $1,610,000

2c Coil (321)
Sold for $805,000

24c Inverted Jenny (C3a)
Sold for $402,500

30c Orange A. Grill
Sold for $172,500

10c Z. Grill (85D)
Sold for $1,150,000

3c B. Grill (82)
Sold for $661,250

30c Flags Inverted (121b)
Sold for $287,500

5c Special Printing (204)
Sold for $172,500

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