Cherrystone’s Current Philatelic Auctions

Please note: All auctions will take place as scheduled via CherrystoneLIVE.

U.S. & Worldwide Stamps & Postal History
June 2-3, 2020

SESSION 1: Tuesday, June 2, 2020, 10AM
SESSION 2: Tuesday, June 2, 2020, 1PM
SESSION 3: Wednesday, June 3, 2020, 10AM
SESSION 4: Wednesday, June 3, 2020, 1PM

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Welcome to our June 2-3, 2020, to be held via CherrystoneLIVE. This sale contains 1,215 lots of Rare Stamps and Postal History of the World, with United States and Europe, including Austria, with a fine showing of Rocket Mail and Austrian Levant, France and Colonies, German Area, Italy and Colonies, Poland, Russia, specialized Vatican City and other areas. Great Britain and British Commonwealth are well represented with many high values and sets covering all reigns from Aden to Zanzibar. This sale concludes with a good selection of large lots and collections, which range from single country albums to a specialized collections and multi-carton worldwide stocks and cover lots.

This is a public auction, with live Internet bidding (via CherrystoneLIVE at Our usual catalogues have not been printed for this sale, due to completely unreliable postal service (we hope to resume printing catalogues for the future auctions)

Rare Stamps & Postal History of the World
May 12, 2020

Prices Realized

Our May 12, 2020 sale was prepared in anticipation of London 2020 World Stamp Exhibition. While the show has been rescheduled, this auction will take place as scheduled. There is an important collection of Great Britain and British Commonwealth, with many individual Colonies offered intact. In addition, there are hundreds of better individual lots of Inverted Centers of the World, French Colonies Postal History selection from the Lorenz correspondence to Trieste, excellent range of European countries, with Italy and Colonies, especially Fezzan, Poland, Russia, as well as rarities from Japan, Korea and more. There are many attractive and substantial Large Lots and Collections, often fully scanned.

The Hawkins Collection of European Colonies
May 13, 2020

Prices Realized

A continuation of The Hawkins Collection, this sale features European Colonies, with Belgian Congo, German Colonies, Netherlands and Portuguese Colonies, Italian Colonies in North Africa, with many seldom offered singles and sets. In addition, there is a substantial selection of Spanish Cuba, Philippines and other Spanish Colonial Possessions, including Mariana Islands, Elobey and others. There are also large lots and collections, with many attractively priced lots of these popular and elusive areas. Large lots and balances have been scanned in their entirety and are available for viewing.

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

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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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