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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Lot #203
CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA
LEE, Robert Edward (1807-1870), commander of the Confederate armies in the American Civil War, ALS dated 3 Aug. 1861 "Hd. Qrs. Huntersville" to Gen. S. Cooper in Richmond, mentioning generals Loring, Floyd and Wise, regarding their movements, signed "R. E. Lee, Gen. Commanding", endorsed "forward letters from Genls Wise & Floyd relative to their movements to the advance of the enemy", also "received Aug.7" in red, fine and scarce war-date Lee ALS
Price Realized
$14,000.00

Lot #204
CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA
LEE, Robert Edward, signed letter, dated "Lexington Va. 24 April 1868", the letter reads in full "My dear Sir, I have no recollection of having seen a one cent Confederate postage stamp though this may have been issued. Wishing you every happiness, in which I am joined by Mrs Lee, I am very respct Your obe Srnt. R E Lee". A v.f. and remarkable, philatelically related letter, written shortly before Lee's death; also a photo card with a U.S. Revenue stamp on back
Price Realized
$7,000.00

Lot #205
CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA
1861 10c dark blue, Hoyer Printing, margins all around, tied by faint black cds on cover to Mobile, AL, some faint cover stains and tears, still v.f.
Envelope
Catalog #2
Unsold
Lot #206
CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA
1861 10c milky blue, full to large margins all around, v.f., pen cancelled "D" and tied by Montgomery (Sep. 9 1863) cds on cover to Mobile, stamp with marginal inclusions, usual minor cover flaws
Envelope
Catalog #2
Unsold
Lot #207
CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA
1862 Robert E. Lee field endorsement, 10c blue tied by blue Petersburg, Va. cds, addressed to ex-Governor John Letcher in Lexington, Va., endorsed "R.E.Lee, Gel", with Confederate Stamp Alliance certificate which states "genuine, envelope has been cleaned and tears repaired at top and at left, envelope reduced at top and right and back flaps re-attached." A fine and rare Robert E. Lee field endorsement, used in 1864, probably from Gaines Mill, Va., one of only 15 (!) known
Envelope
Catalog #11
Unsold

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