Cherrystone’s Current Philatelic Auctions

Rare Stamps & Postal History of the World
January 14-15, 2020

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The Hawkins Collection of Select European Countries
December 4, 2019

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Prices Realized

The Hawkins collection is a fine assembly of unused stamps from several pre-World War II European Countries, notably Albania, Austria, Luxembourg, Portugal, Spain and Switzerland. There are many rare and seldom offered classics, such as an unused 1851 2 Reales Isabella and 3 Cuartos Arms of Madrid from Spain, Zurich and Geneva 4Rp and 6Rp, as well as a Basel Dove and a complete selection of Sitting and Standing Helvetias. Most of the individual lots are accompanied by certificates, with excellent and comprehensive balances offered intact, with Greece, Germany, Bulgaria, Yugoslavia and others. A compact and powerful single owner sale, the Hawkins Collection will be sold on 4th December 2019 at 1:00 PM at our New York Galleries and via CherrystoneLive.


Professional Affiliations

Cherrystone is a member of all leading philatelic organizations including the American Stamp Dealers’ Association, American Philatelic Society, Philatelic Traders Society, APHV, The Collectors Club of NY, AIEP, ROSSICA, MEPSI and more.


New Amsterdam Collection of Important U.S. Rarities
July 10, 2019

We have just completed our sale of The New Amsterdam Collection of United States Rarities. Hundreds of bidders competed for 220 lots which sold during a rapidly paced four-hour session. [Read Article]

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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