U.S. and Worldwide Stamps & Postal History
December 4-5, 2018

Welcome to our December 4-5, 2018 Sale of Rare Stamps and Postal History of the World. With 1,550+ lots, this auction features properties of various owners including George V. Shalimoff’s award winning collections of Russia, M.C. Gilhausen’s Germany and Colonies, David Mace’s collections of China, Chinese Provinces as well as Foreign Offices. Our December sale is well represented with solid United States, South America, Asia, Great Britain and British Commonwealth and rest of the world. As always, there are 150+ large lots and collections, many offered intact, with individual country collections, worldwide accumulations in cartons, exotic flight covers, topicals, including a substantial collection of Boy Scouts on Stamps, plus many others. Browse the entire sale at www.cherrystoneauctions.com. A limited number of printed catalogues are available upon request.

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Lot #4751
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG
1897 Chauvin, Chevalier & Co Correspondence from Canton to France, seven large commercial letters, one used May 11, paying $1.00 with 20x5c Victoria, including a block of fourteen, sent via Hong Kong (May 12), with "Ligne N Paq Fr. No.1" cds on front, also endorsed par "Yangtze,"; another used May 19, paying $1.30 with 10c, 30c and 20x5c Victoria, including blocks of 14 and strips and pairs, sent via Hong Kong, with red "Modane a Paris" entry pmk, par "Cromwell" ship endorsement; another sent on 14 July, paying $1.30 with 10x2c, 2x5c and 10x10c Victoria, including blocks of 10, pairs and strips, par "Ravenna" ship endorsement, others with similar large franking, usual cover wear and some faults, scarce group with seven different ships represented
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