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 #1016
ITALIAN STATES Sicily
1859 (12 Dec) outer FL from Messina to Genova, franked with 50gr dark brown red, 20gr dark gray violet, 10gr dark blue, 5gr rose carmine (Tav.I), 2gr blue (Tav.I), 1gr olive green (Tav.III) (last three Palermo printing), paying 88 Grana via the French Post, with corresponding datestamp alongside, 50gr with usual margins to just in at left and bottom right corner, others mostly full margins, all stamps incredibly fresh. An outstanding rarity from Sicily, extraordinary multicolor franking with six out of the seven issued values, 1986 Enzo Diena certificate (Sass.5d,6g,9,12,13c,14)
Envelope
Catalog #11/18
Price Realized
$28,000.00

Lot #1017
ITALIAN STATES Sicily
1859 1gr olive brown, used, margins all around, v.f., with 1977 Raybaudi certificate (Sass.3, €1,750)
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Catalog #11a
Catalog Value $1,150
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #1018
ITALIAN STATES Sicily
1859 50gr dark brown red, h.r., margins all around, v.f. (Sass.14, €1,650)
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Catalog #18
Catalog Value $975
Price Realized
$300.00

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