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 #1022
ITALY
1863-77 40c carmine, Turin Printing, small h.r., nice color, fine, with 1990 Diena certificate (Sass.T20)
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Catalog #31
Catalog Value $6,500
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #1023
ITALY
1863-65 40c rose carmine, London Printing, block of four, beautiful color and uncommonly well centered, unused with full original gum, h.r. at top, bottom right stamp never hinged, bottom left stamp with barest trace of a hinge, truly post office fresh and v.f., signed Diena, with 2008 "Grande Rarita" Raybaudi certificate ("E'ben centrato e poiche trovasi tuttora in ottimo stato di conservazione") (Sass.L20; catalogue value is for "perfectly" centered singles, without consideration for the 60% premium for a block of four). A true gem from the Italian Kingdom,
Box */**
Catalog #31
Catalog Value €87,500
Price Realized
$23,000.00

Lot #1024
ITALY
1865 Die proof of Victorio Emmanuelle II in black, on white glazed card, with black surround, dated May 9, 1865, fine, possibly unique
P
Price Realized
$1,600.00

Lot #1025
ITALY
1865 20c on 15c blue, type III (type I in Scott), block of four, bottom stamps never hinged, top stamps hinge remnant, usual centering, some totally insignificant gum toning at upper right, mentioned for accuracy only (not mentioned on accompanying 2008 Raybaudi certificate), fine and rare block (Sass.25; catalogue value for singles)
Box */**
Catalog #34
Catalog Value €6,600
Price Realized
$650.00

Lot #1026
ITALY
1867 20c black, imperforate proof on wove, unwatermarked paper, sheet of 100, with red "Pinning ma.." ("pinning marks correct J.P. 3/6/67") at top, some creases and marginal flaws, fine and possibly unique multiple, with 1979 Diena certificate
Box P
Unsold
Lot #1027
ITALY
1879 Humbert, 5c-2L, set of seven imperf. plate proofs on gummed paper, n.h., fresh and v.f., few signed Diena (Sass. P37-43)
P
Catalog #45-51P
Catalog Value €3,750
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1028
ITALY
1879 Humbert, 20c-50L, four values, imperf. plate proofs on gummed paper, blocks of four, also 5c, 10c and 2L singles (one of each), n.h., one stamp with natural inclusion, otherwise fresh and v.f. (Sass. P37-43)
Box P
Catalog #45-51P
Catalog Value €9,375
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #1029
ITALY
1889 Humbert, 40c-5L, set of five imperf. plate proofs, n.h. (40c and 60c issued without gum), fresh and v.f. (Sass. P45-49)
P
Catalog #53-57P
Catalog Value €1,810
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #1030
ITALY
1901 5c-5L, seven imperf. plate proofs on ungummed paper, complete except for 40c and 50c, fine-v.f. (Sass.P69/78)
P
Catalog #78/91P
Catalog Value €1,820
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #1031
ITALY
1901 5c Coat of Arms, imperf. trial color proofs in red, purple and olive green, each with sheet margin at bottom, v.f. (Sass. P70)
P
Catalog #78TC
Catalog Value €780
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1032
ITALY
1901 1L brown and green, green background double, h.r., v.f. and rare, listed but unpriced in Sassone, signed Raybaudi (Sass.77ba)
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Catalog #87var
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #1033
ITALY
1906 10c claret, imperforate pair, double impression, h.r., v.f., signed Diena
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Catalog #95var
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1034
ITALY
1914-26 three postal cards, one with additional franking used from Torino and Genova to Los Banos, Philippines, fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1035
ITALY
1924-25 Publicity stamps with bottom labels, complete set of 19 used, usual centering, mostly fine or better,
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Catalog #96b-87d
Catalog Value $4,968
Price Realized
$1,100.00

Lot #1036
ITALY
1937 Children, Postage and Air Post Issue, 50 complete sets, mostly in sheets or large multiples, n.h., fine-v.f. (Sass.406-15,A100-105, €40,000)
Box **
Catalog #367-76,C89-94
Catalog Value $32,750
Price Realized
$4,500.00

Lot #1037
ITALY
1950 100L regular issue, vertical pair, imperf. between, n.h., v.f., signed Diena (Sass.651l)
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Catalog #566var
Catalog Value €3,250
Unsold

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