Rare Stamps & Postal History of the World including the Fred Blau Collection
March 3-4, 2020

We are pleased to announce our March 3-4, 2020 Auction, featuring the Fred Blau collection of Palestine Aerophilately and Military Mail, followed by United States and Possessions, with Dr.Ernesto Arosemena's Canal Zone, continuing with selections from Asia, Western European countries, South and Central America, Middle East, as well as extensive Great Britain and British Commonwealth, Poland with an exceptional collection of World War II Occupation proofs & essays, Russia, Vatican City, etc., and ending as usual with Large Lots and Collections. This is a live public auction taking place in our NYC Galleries as well as on CherrystoneLIVE.

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Lot #303
AUSTRIA
1850 3kr red, Type IIIb with Tokay rouletting on machine-made paper, single franking with large margins and clear rouletting on all sides, tied to a complete FL to Nagy Kallo by a clear "TOKAY" 3/2" cds, filing folds through the stamp, nevertheless a fine example of this rare TOKAY provisional, with 2007 Gabor Visnyovszki certificate (Ferchenbauer €12,500)
Envelope
Catalog #3
Catalog Value $11,500
Unsold
Lot #304
AUSTRIA
1850 3kr red, type Ia rouletted, margins all around, close but clear at top, tied by "TOKAY19/5" cds on outer FL used in 1855 on outer FL to Debreczen, with arrival (21/5) postmark on back, fine TOKAY provisional on cover (Ferchenbauer €12,500)
Envelope
Catalog #3
Catalog Value $11,500
Unsold
Lot #305
AUSTRIA
1850 3kr red, machine-made paper, block of six, margins all around, barely touching in places, cancelled Trieste 27/10 (Abends), small scissors cut at bottom between stamps, fine first issue multiple, signed Emilio Diena
Box
Catalog #3
Price Realized
$650.00

Lot #306
AUSTRIA
1850 9kr blue, top sheet margin single, plate flaw variety, tied by boxed Wien 8 April pmk on FL to Dran, fine
Envelope
Catalog #5var
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #307
AUSTRIA
1867 (31 Aug) FL from Vienna to New York, franked with 15kr Arms, used in combination with 1867 Coarse Print 5kr and 4x10kr Franz Josef, with red New York Am.Pkt Paid arrival markings, filing fold through 5kr rose, fine 60kr mixed issues franking (Ferchenbauer €3,000+)
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #308
AUSTRIA
1867 10kr blue, coarse print, used in combination with Hungary 5kr rose (first lithographed issue), on registered 1871 FL from Cseney to Pest, both stamps tied by Cseney 9/6 cds, handstamped "Ajanlott" (registered) and "418" ms alongside, with Gyertyamos transit and Pest arrival pmks on back, filing fold through both stamps and small edge tears along bottom cover, still attractive and rare mixed franking with Hungary's first issue (Ferchenbauer €7,000)
Envelope
Catalog #30
Unsold
Lot #309
AUSTRIA
1917 15h black, unadapted design, proof in black, v.f.
P
Unsold
Lot #310
AUSTRIA
1919 Karl I, 2kr complete and unexploded booklet containing 5h panes of 6 and of 4 + two labels, and 10h & 15h panes of 6, front cover with violet ink line at lower left, fine-v.f.,
Booklet
Catalog #ANK 4
Catalog Value €2,000
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #311
AUSTRIA
1922 2,000kr green, horizontal pair imperf. between, n.h., v.f.
**
Catalog #295var
Unsold
Lot #312
AUSTRIA
1932 Small Landscapes, 10g-64g, set of 14 in blocks of four, each with three stamps n.h., one h.r., fine-v.f., ex-King Farouk (ANK €3,250+)
Box */**
Catalog #340-53
Catalog Value $2,448
Price Realized
$800.00

Lot #313
AUSTRIA
1934 Costumes, seven photo proofs showing unaccepted designs, affixed on card dated September 1933, artist signed, v.f.
P
Unsold
Lot #314
AUSTRIA
1960 Dr.Anton Eiselsberg, imperf. and gummed proof sheets, v.f., with 1961 Dr.Wallner certificate (ANK 1119P II)
P
Catalog #653P
Catalog Value €1,300
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #315
AUSTRIA
1963 St. Florian Statue, 1.50s black & red, imperforate horizontal pair, n.h., v.f. (ANK 1161U)
**
Catalog #706var
Catalog Value €600
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #316
AUSTRIA
1965 Dr.Adolf Scharf, imperforate horizontal pair, n.h., v.f. (ANK 1207U)
**
Catalog #741var
Catalog Value €600
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #317
AUSTRIA
1966 Linz, 3s variety "Osterreich" partially omitted, n.h., v.f.
**
Catalog #784var
Unsold

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