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 #9
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 1c blue, type II, blue cancel, huge margins all around, a beautiful stamp, with 2016 PFC graded "XF-S 95" (SMQ $750)
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Catalog #7
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #10
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 1c blue, se-tenant horizontal strip of three, left stamp type IIIA, other two type II, tied by U.S. Express Mail NY cancels on FL to Providence, R.I., ample margins to just touching at top, fine and rare combination cover, with 2012 Weiss certificate
Envelope
Catalog #7,8A
Price Realized
$600.00

Lot #11
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 1c blue (type III), 3c dull red and a horizontal pair of 10c green (type III), used on 1857 cover from Boston to London, tied by black Boston (Jun 17) cds and red London "Paid" postmark, full to large margins all around including parts of adjoining stamps, scissors cut between stamps (10c), minor cover flaws mentioned for accuracy only. A fine three color franking to England, signed Ashbrook, with 1989 PFC
Envelope
Catalog #8,11,15
Price Realized
$2,300.00

Lot #12
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 1c blue, horizontal strip of five, positions 51R-55R, margins all around, small nick at top, minor tears and other small faults, fine appearance, signed Molesworth
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Catalog #9
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #13
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 1c blue, type IV, horizontal strip of five, pos.86-90L1L, manuscript and cds cancels, margins just touching at bottom, usual creases and small marginal nicks, otherwise a fine multiple
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Catalog #9
Unsold
Lot #14
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 1c blue, type IV, horizontal strip of six, used, part of adjoining stamps at bottom but margins in at top, creases, otherwise fine and rare multiple
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Catalog #9
Unsold
Lot #15
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 1c blue, type IV, horizontal strip of three, pos. 82-84L1L, full to clear margins all around, used on cover from Boston to Randolph, MA, filing fold at top, otherwise fine
Envelope
Catalog #9
Price Realized
$120.00

Lot #16
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 1c blue, type IV, pos.12R1L, margins all around including adjoining stamps at top and bottom, tied by red orange "Middlebury VT" cds on cover to Vergennes, VT, v.f. and rare cancel with 2011 PFC
Envelope
Catalog #9
Unsold
Lot #17
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 1c blue (type IV), used in combination with 10c green (type III) horizontal pair on FL from New Orleans (15 May, 1856) to France, 1c slightly in at top, otherwise full margins, with French entry markings and arrival postmark on back, v.f. two-color franking
Envelope
Catalog #9,15
Unsold
Lot #18
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 3c Bald, Cousland and Co. essays, three on bond, including brown (defective), and two in black, one cut to shape, otherwise fine,
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Catalog #11-E14c
Catalog Value $1,050
Unsold
Lot #19
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 5c brown, ample margins, just touching at right, brilliant color, tied by New Orleans cds on complete FL sent in 1856 via New York to France, London, Paris a Bordeaux transits and Nantes arrival pmks, charged "19" (decimes), fine cover
Envelope
Catalog #12
Price Realized
$550.00

Lot #20
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 5c red brown, large margins all around, with portions of adjoining stamps at top and bottom, rich color and v.f., tied by New Orleans cds on cover sent in 1856 via New York to France, with boxed "GB 1F60c" accountancy and charged "8" (decimes) on front, also "Etats-Unis Paq. Brit. A. Calais. M", London transit and Nimes arrival pmks on back, fine cover, ex-Walter Klein collection
Envelope
Catalog #12
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #21
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 5c red brown, large margins all around, deep color and v.f., tied by New Orleans cds on FL sent in 1857 via Boston to France, with boxed "GB 1F60c" accountancy and charged "16" (decimes) on front, also "Ang. Amb. Calais", Boston and London transits and Paris arrival pmks on back, fine cover
Envelope
Catalog #12
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #22
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 5c red brown, horizontal pair, margins all around including part of adjoining stamp at left, but just touching at bottom, minor abrasions at right, tied by black cds on small cover addressed to California, endorsed "Emma Nov 1859", cover toning and mending, back may not be original, sold as is (catalogued as used pair off cover)
Envelope
Catalog #12
Catalog Value $1,600
Unsold
Lot #23
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 10c green, type II, large even margins all around, beautiful color, v.f., tied by San Francisco cds on cover to Washington City, D.C., backflap faults, otherwise a trans-continental cover,
Envelope
Catalog #14
Catalog Value $200
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #24
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 10c green, type II, horizontal pair, margins all around, nice color, canceled by pen and tied by blue Wiscasset, Me, Jan 28 cds on cover used in 1856 to France, left stamp extending slightly over the edge of cover, minute marginal crease, otherwise v.f., with Boston transit and Le Havre arrival pmks
Envelope
Catalog #14
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #25
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 10c green, type II, also 10c green, type III, vertical pair, ample margins except in at left, used in 1857 on cover from New Orleans, via New York to France, with Le Havre and Paris transits on back, some cover wear and backflap faults, otherwise fine, ex-Skinner
Envelope
Catalog #14,15
Unsold
Lot #26
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 10c green, type III, margins all around, deep color, v.f., tied by Danville cds on cover to San Jose, California, with 1982 SPA certificate,
Envelope
Catalog #15
Catalog Value $200
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #27
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 10c green, type II, margins all around, nice color, v.f., tied by San Francisco cds on cover to Wilmington, Delaware, with 1991 Alex Rendon certificate,
Envelope
Catalog #15
Catalog Value $200
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #28
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 10c green, type II, horizontal strip of three, large margins all around, nice color, v.f., tied by New Orleans cds on cover via New York to Hamburg, boxed "Aachen 20/5 Franco", in red, additional arrival pmk on back, wax seal removed, nice cover
Envelope
Catalog #15
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #29
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 12c black, horizontal pair, light black cancels, full margins to barely touching at upper left, left stamp thin and with creases, right stamp sound and v.f., with 2016 PFC,
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Catalog #17
Catalog Value $575
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #30
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 12c black, horizontal strip of three and four singles, ample margins to touching in places, cancelled on piece by overlapping New Orleans pmks, couple of minor flaws, mostly fine and impressive piece,
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Catalog #17
Catalog Value $1,750
Price Realized
$450.00

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