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 #677
GREAT BRITAIN
1840 1p black, plate 2, lettered M-D, unused without gum, bright, intense color, margins all around, minute corner crease at upper right, nevertheless v.f., with 2014 BPA certificate (SG 2)
(*)
Catalog #1
Catalog Value £12,500
Price Realized
$1,500.00

Lot #678
GREAT BRITAIN
1840 1p black, Plate 6, lettered D-D, unused (regummed), deep color, margins all around, pressed out crease, v.f. appearance, with 2008 Brandon certificate (SG Spec.AS41)
(*)
Catalog #1
Catalog Value £13,000
Price Realized
$1,000.00

Lot #679
GREAT BRITAIN
1840 1p black, plate 2, lettered S-C, black Maltese Cross cancelation, the center of which is "clogged and debris-filled", v.f., with 2014 BPA certificate (SG 2)
O
Catalog #1
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #680
GREAT BRITAIN
1840 1p black, Plate 4, horizontal pair, lettered H-A/H-B, full to clear margins all around, tied by red Maltese Cross cancels on outer FL from Liverpool to Manchester, few cover faults, stamps fine, with 2013 Brandon certificate (SG Spec. AS23; catalogue value for pair off cover)
Envelope
Catalog #1
Catalog Value £1,250
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #681
GREAT BRITAIN
1840 1p black, Plate 11, lettered "J-C", margins all around, used on FL to Canterbury, light Maltese Cross cancel, with Canterbury (May 26, 1841) arrival on reverse, v.f. example of this rare plate, with 2007 Royal certificate, stating "despite lack of tie, is genuine" (SG 2)
Envelope
Catalog #1
Catalog Value £16,000
Price Realized
$3,500.00

Lot #682
GREAT BRITAIN
1841 2d blue, plate 3, lettered S-J, shifted transfer, unused with original gum, margins all around, with 2014 BPA certificate stating "treated to reduce sulphurisation", really a harsh statement since the color is quite nice, v.f. appearance (SG Spec.ES11c)
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Catalog #4
Catalog Value £9,000
Unsold
Lot #683
GREAT BRITAIN
1841 2p pale blue, block of four lettered G-H, H-G, unused with original gum, h.r. at top, margins all around, imperceptible thinning at top, vertical and horizontal creases affecting all stamps, good color and fine appearance, rare multiple, SG £42,000
Box *
Catalog #4
Price Realized
$2,500.00

Lot #684
GREAT BRITAIN
1848 10d brown, vertical sheet margin pair, unused with full original gum, lightly hinged and post office fresh, usual margins touching at bottom and at left, tiny scissors cut between stamps at left, v.f. and magnificent unused pair, seldom offered, with 1981 Peter Holcombe certificate, catalogue value for two singles (SG 57)
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Catalog #6
Catalog Value £23,000
Price Realized
$9,000.00

Lot #685
GREAT BRITAIN
1856 (22 Feb) FL from Bishops Castle to Funchal, Madeira, franked with irregular block of three of 6p red violet embossed, used in combination with 4p rose on bluish, with "prepaid" endorsement and "160" charged on arrival in Portugal, stamps cut a little close in places, 4p creased, otherwise fine example of 22 pence rate to Madeira
Envelope
Price Realized
$2,300.00

Lot #686
GREAT BRITAIN
1878 £1 brown lilac, plate 1, lettered "F-A", watermarked Maltese Cross, used, small faults, fine appearance (SG 129)
O
Catalog #75
Catalog Value £4,500
Unsold
Lot #687
GREAT BRITAIN
1882 5sh rose, plate 4, bluish paper, watermarked Anchor, used, well centered, small faults, v.f. appearance (SG 130)
O
Catalog #90
Catalog Value £4,800
Unsold
Lot #688
GREAT BRITAIN
1882 £5 orange, left sheet margin example, lettered A-F, never hinged and post office fresh, perfectly white paper (l.h. in margin only), perfect rich color and well centered, v.f., with 1985 Dr. Enzo Diena certificate. A beautiful stamp (SG 137, catalogue value for hinged)
**
Catalog #93
Catalog Value £14,500
Price Realized
$14,000.00

Lot #689
GREAT BRITAIN
1883-84 2sh6p, 5sh and 10sh, h.r., v.f. (SG 178,181,183a)
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Catalog #96,108,109
Catalog Value £4,075
Price Realized
$1,900.00

Lot #690
GREAT BRITAIN
1884 10sh ultramarine, well centered, fresh color, tiny toned spots along the perforations on back only, still v.f. (SG 183)
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Catalog #109
Catalog Value £2,250
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #691
GREAT BRITAIN
1884 Victoria, £1 brown violet, watermarked Crowns, used, small faults, fine appearance (SG 185)
O
Catalog #110
Catalog Value £3,000
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #692
GREAT BRITAIN
1913 George V (Downey Head) 1p carmine, imperf. block of four, plate proof on white, gummed unwatermarked paper, n.h., v.f. (SG 327)
Box P
Catalog #152P
Catalog Value £8,000
Price Realized
$2,300.00

Lot #693
GREAT BRITAIN
1919 Seahorses, Bradbury, Wilkinson Printing, 10sh blue, two distinct shades, l.h., one thin, otherwise v.f. (SG 417)
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Catalog #181
Catalog Value £950
Price Realized
$170.00

Lot #694
GREAT BRITAIN
1923 1p blue "Air Mail" trial essay, block of four, canceled London 1923 on cover addressed to Jersey; also 1937 cover with green adhesive, addressed to Canada
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #695
GREAT BRITAIN
1929 £1 black, h.r., faint toned spot on gum, otherwise v.f. (SG 438)
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Catalog #209
Catalog Value £750
Price Realized
$200.00

Lot #696
GREAT BRITAIN
1934 George V, 1 1/2p scarlet, deep gray green and ultramarine, imperf. and gummed trial color proofs on watermarked paper, three diff. blocks of four, v.f., rare (SG 441P)
Box P
Catalog #212P
Catalog Value £1,500
Price Realized
$1,300.00

Lot #697
GREAT BRITAIN
1956 Jubilee Jamboree set of three, each perforated "B P" (Baden Powell), n.h., fine-v.f.
S
Catalog #334-36var
Price Realized
$140.00

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