U.S. and Worldwide Stamps & Postal History
January 8-9, 2019

We are pleased to kick off the New Year with our January 8-9 sale, with 1,678 lots, including additional offerings of the Heinz Gappe (H.G.I. Company) inventory of Flight and Zeppelin covers of the world, as well as properties of numerous other vendors and estates sold by their order. Heinz was well known to Aero philatelists, having been active in this field since the 1960s and amassing a wonderful holding of this ever-popular and exciting area. There are selections of attractive United States, rarities from Albania, Austria, France, Germany and Colonies, Italy and Colonies, Russia, Saar, Scandinavian countries and Switzerland. Great Britain and British Commonwealth are well represented, featuring a strong selection of Batum, booklet from India with set of Gandhi stamps overprinted specimen and lots more. As always, our sale includes selections of better South America, with Colombia Air Post, Asia and rest of the world. We conclude with 100+ large lots and collections, which range from single country collections to multi-carton worldwide groups of stamps and covers, mostly offered intact. This entire sale is online at www.cherrystoneauctions.com. Please check with us often, as additional scans are continuously uploaded. A limited number of printed catalogues are available on request.

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ImagesDescriptionBidding
Lot #238
ALBANIA
1913 Stamps of Ottoman Turkey overprinted with Double Eagle and "Shqipenia", 2 1/2pi violet brown, also 5pa ocher, 10pa blue green, 20pa carmine rose, 1pi ultramarine, 2pi blue black and 5pi dark violet, seven different, l.h. or h.r., good colors, usual perforations, well struck handstamps, fine-v.f., signed Diena, Raybaudi, etc.,
*
Catalog #1,4-10
Catalog Value $4,125
Unsold
Lot #239
ALBANIA
1913 10pa blue green, ten used singles, three with some toning, mostly fine-v.f.,
O
Catalog #5
Catalog Value $2,250
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #240
ALBANIA
1913 1pi ultramarine, horizontal pair, n.h., fine, signed Holcombe (catalogue value for hinged singles)
**
Catalog #7
Catalog Value $650
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #241
ALBANIA
1913 5pi dark violet, used on piece, v.f., with 1987 PFC,
O
Catalog #10
Catalog Value $1,500
Price Realized
$550.00

Lot #242
ALBANIA
1913 10pi dull red, n.h., excellent color, usual centering, fine, signed Rommerskirchen, Diena, Raybaudi, fine and rare stamp (catalogued as hinged)
**
Catalog #11
Catalog Value $5,000
Unsold
Lot #243
ALBANIA
1913 2pa olive green, l.h., fine, signed Diena, Raybaudi,
*
Catalog #17
Catalog Value $425
Unsold
Lot #244
ALBANIA
1913 2pa on 5pa Newspaper stamp, h.r., well centered, fine, signed Rommerskirchen, Diena, Raybaudi (Mi.A3, €2,200) (see note in Scott following No.19)
*

Catalog Value $3,750
Unsold
Lot #245
ALBANIA
1913 25 Pia dark green, h.r., well centered with intact perforations and well struck handstamp, v.f., signed Rommerskirchen, Diena, Raybaudi. A rarity, only 35 issued (Mi.A11, €10,000) (see note in Scott following No.11)
*

Catalog Value $8,000
Unsold
Lot #246
ALBANIA
1913 50 Pia orange brown, h.r., well centered with intact perforations and well struck handstamp, v.f., signed Rommerskirchen, Diena, Raybaudi. A rarity, only 16 issued (Mi.B11, €20,000) (see note in Scott following No.11)
*

Catalog Value $16,000
Unsold
Lot #247
ALBANIA
1920 incoming cover from Bahamas, franked on reverse and sent registered to Scutari, opened by civilian and military censors, with appropriate markings and slips, intact wax seals on reverse, fine cover from unusual origin
Envelope
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #248
ALBANIA
1962 Gagarin, overprinted "Posta Ajrore" in red, blocks of four, n.h., v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #604-606var
Catalog Value $360
Price Realized
$90.00

Lot #249
ALBANIA
1962 Gagarin, overprinted "Posta Ajrore" in red, ten complete sets, n.h., fine-v.f.,
**
Catalog #604-606var
Catalog Value $900
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #250
ALBANIA
1962 Gagarin, overprinted "Posta Ajrore" in red, seven complete sets, n.h., fine-v.f.,
**
Catalog #604-606var
Catalog Value $560
Price Realized
$140.00

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