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 #51
United States 1861-66 Issue
1861 90c "Premiere Gravure" plate essay in green, thin, v.f. appearance,
E
Catalog #72-E7g
Catalog Value $275
Unsold
Lot #52
United States 1861-66 Issue
1861 90c Washington, large die proof on thin wove (42x49mm), minor translucencies (from card removal) in margin only, fine,
P
Catalog #72P1
Catalog Value $500
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #53
United States 1861-66 Issue
1861 90c black, large trial color die proof in india, die sunk on card, 42x43mm, v.f. and rare,
P
Catalog #72TC1
Catalog Value $2,500
Price Realized
$1,100.00

Lot #54
United States 1861-66 Issue
1861 Indian and Liberty essays, composite sheetlet of nine in black on horizontally laid yellow paper, with 2c, 3c and 5c, v.f.
Box E
Catalog #73-E3-5d
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #55
United States 1861-66 Issue
1861 Indian and Liberty Heads, 15 mostly different essays, including six of the First Indian Head, three of the First Liberty Head, four of the Second Liberty Head and two of the Second Indian Head (one with small faults), various colors and shades, generally fine-v.f.
E
Catalog #73-E3-6
Unsold
Lot #56
United States 1861-66 Issue
1861 2c black, unused small part original gum, well centered for this notoriously difficult stamp, with 2016 PFC graded "VF 80" (SMQ $400)
*
Catalog #73
Price Realized
$270.00

Lot #57
United States 1861-66 Issue
1863 2c black, diagonal pre-print crease ("pli d'acordeon"), canceled on cover to Greensboro, Vt., fine
Envelope
Catalog #73var
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #58
United States 1861-66 Issue
1863 2c black, overprinted Specimen in vermilion, Type B, horizontal strip of three, right stamp with trimmed perfs at bottom, unused without gum, fine,
S
Catalog #73S
Catalog Value $1,050
Unsold
Lot #59
United States 1861-66 Issue
1863 2c black, single and diagonal bisect, paying 3c on cover from Coopers Point, Pa to Broome County, New York, top stamp and cover with small tears, fine and attractive bisect on cover, with 2010 PFC,
Envelope
Catalog #73a
Catalog Value $1,500
Price Realized
$270.00

Lot #60
United States 1861-66 Issue
1863 5c red brown, unused without gum, nice color, tiny thin spot, fine appearance, with 1999 PFC (catalogued as unused without gum)
(*)
Catalog #75
Catalog Value $2,100
Price Realized
$170.00

Lot #61
United States 1861-66 Issue
1863 3c "Columbia", perforated essay on stamp paper, h.r., fine,
E
Catalog #79-E11d
Catalog Value $175
Unsold

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