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 #298
AUSTRIA AUSTRIAN LEVANT
1867 cover sent in 1872 from the U.S. Consulate in Beirut to Indian River, Maine, franked on both sides with 15x5sld Franz Josef, Trieste transit handstamp on back, including "TRIESTE" handstamp on two stamps (probably unique as such), New York Paid All in red, some defects and part of the back, along with possible additional stamps removed, still a most impressive cover from Beirut, with intact U.S. Consular seal
Envelope
Catalog #3
Unsold

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