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 #1400
Azerbaijan
1919 (24 Sep) registered cover from Baku to Tiflis, franked on back with Russian Imperial franking, paying 1.70r, with arrival pmk. An interesting usage, pre-Musavat Issue (Azerbaijan issued its own stamps in October 1919)
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #1401
Azerbaijan
1922 (27 Dec) registered cover (opened for display) from Baku to Saratow-Iwanowka village, returned back to Baku, franked on back with 500,000r on 2,000r and 300,000r on 3,000r, paying 800,000r, with Alexandropol transit
Envelope
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #1402
Azerbaijan
1922 (9 July) cover from Baku to Berlin, franked on back with 9x50,000r, paying 450,000r, with unclear arrival pmk, interesting franking
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #1403
Azerbaijan
1922 Baku Province, selection of 28 used and unused, variety of handstamps and overprints, fine-v.f., scarce group of Postmaster's Provisionals
*O
Catalog #300/333
Price Realized
$550.00

Lot #1404
Azerbaijan
1922 66,000r error of surcharge (instead of 33,000) on 250r, h.r., v.f., signed Az.Voka (Zagorsky 4 IIA, $2,500)
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Catalog #34var
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #1405
Azerbaijan
1922 50,000r on 3,000r vertical tete-beche pair, surcharge inverted, used, v.f.
O
Catalog #35var
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #1406
Azerbaijan
1922 5,000r on 2,000r horizontal pair, right stamp without overprint, unused without gum as issued, signed "KB"
(*)
Catalog #39var
Price Realized
$210.00

Lot #1407
Azerbaijan
1922 surcharged 500,000r on 2,000r varieties showing errors of the numerator setting "500,001", "500,002", "500,004", "500,005" and "500,006", five different, unused without gum, signed Az.Voka, ex-Voikhansky
(*)
Catalog #39var
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #1408
Azerbaijan
1922 15,000r on 5,000r errors of the numerator setting "15,001" and "15,002" horizontal pair, also "15,002" used and additional "15,004", "15,005", "15,006" and "15,007", unused without gum as issued, v.f., signed Az.Voka, ex-Voikhansky
(*)O
Catalog #40var
Price Realized
$600.00

Lot #1409
Azerbaijan
1922 surcharges, six different blocks of four, last one canceled on piece (signed Mikulski), others unused, some inverted, occasional minor flaws, fine-v.f.,
Box *O
Catalog #43/51
Catalog Value $752
Unsold
Lot #1410
Azerbaijan
1922 300,000r on 3,000r vertical tete-beche pair showing errors of the numerator setting "300,007" and "300,008", unused without gum as issued, v.f., signed Az.Voka, ex-Voikhansky. A rarity
(*)
Catalog #50var
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #1411
Azerbaijan
1922 Second revaluation, 15,000r on 500r/5r ("500" double), also "15,000r (inverted) on 500/5r, unused without gum as issued, v.f., signed Az Voka (Mi.64Ivar), (Zagorsky 6var)
(*)
Catalog #52var
Catalog Value $1,300
Unsold
Lot #1412
Azerbaijan
1922 Second revaluation, 15,000r on 70,000r/5,000r, unused without gum as issued, v.f., signed (Mi.68I), (Zagorsky 8)
(*)
Catalog #53
Catalog Value $650
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #1413
Azerbaijan
1922 300,000r on 50,000r/3,000r, used, signed Dr.Ceresa, etc. (Zagorsky 20, $1,000)
O
Catalog #54
Catalog Value $800
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #1414
Azerbaijan
1922 Second revaluation, 300,000r on 50,000r/3,000r varieties showing errors of the numerator setting "300,001", "300,002" (double surcharge), "300,003", "300,008" and "300,009", unused without gum as issued, few minor flaws, fine-v.f., signed Az.Voka, ex-Voikhansky (Zagorsky $7,500+)
(*)
Catalog #54var
Catalog Value $3,750
Unsold
Lot #1415
Azerbaijan
1922 50,000r on 300,000 (inverted/3000r), unused without gum, v.f., with handstamped guarantee (Zagorsky 20Ta, $800)
(*)
Catalog #54var
Catalog Value $750
Unsold
Lot #1416
Azerbaijan
1922 50,000r (2) and 25,000r surcharges on semi-postal stamps, also 30,000r on 150r, signed Romeko, fine-v.f.
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Catalog #55var
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #1417
Azerbaijan
1922 500,000r handstamped on 66,000/2,000r, unused, v.f., signed Voikhansky (illustrated Pl.XLIII) (Zagorsky 23 I, $1,500)
(*)
Catalog #55var
Catalog Value $650
Price Realized
$850.00

Lot #1418
Azerbaijan
1922 Second revaluation, 500,000r on 66,000r/2,000r varieties showing errors of the numerator setting "500,001", "500,002", "500,003", "500,004", "500,007" and "500,008", first one in pair with normal surcharge, unused without gum, signed Az.Voka, ex-Voikhansky (Photo 1-4,6-7) (Zagorsky $9,750+)
(*)
Catalog #55var
Catalog Value $4,550
Unsold
Lot #1419
Azerbaijan
1922 Second revaluation, 50,000r on 500,000r/2,000r, used, v.f., signed Mikulski (Mi.68I), (Zagorsky 7A,$1,200)
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Catalog #55var
Catalog Value $650
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #1420
Azerbaijan
1922 500,000r on 500,000/2,000r used, Baku cancel, fine and rare stamp, with 1998 Dr. Ceresa certificate (Zagorsky 21Ta, $1,200 for unused)
O
Catalog #55var
Catalog Value $700
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #1421
Azerbaijan
1922 300,000r on 3,000r purple handstamp, horizontal tete-beche pair, used, v.f., signed Romeko, Prof. Winterstein (including correspondence between Romeko and Winterstein regarding this item)
O
Catalog #69var
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #1422
Azerbaijan
1922-23 collection on pages and cards, 500+ used and unused, with good selection of cancels (Agdasch, Nachitschewan, Terteri, Baku, Zakatali, Annenskoye), hundreds of errors and varieties, double, inverted, missing, numerator errors, plus many others, also 4 covers, plus fronts (including Semi-Postals B1-2 with Bydgoszcz, Poland arrival pmk, this is illustrated in Ceresa's handbook), large pieces and much more, including good selection of reference material with different types of forgeries identified. An excellent collection of this difficult area
*O
Price Realized
$3,500.00

Lot #1423
Azerbaijan
1923 (1 Mar) registered cover from Baku to Berlin, franked on back with 4x15,000r on 5,000r and pair of 5,000r on 2,000r, paying 70,000r (Transcaucasian) rubles, via Moscow, with Berlin arrival on back
Envelope
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #1424
Azerbaijan
1923 (19 Mar) registered cover (opened for display) from Baku to Taganrog, franked on back with 12x5,000r on 2,000r, paying 60,000r (Transcaucasian) rubles, with Taganrog arrival on back
Envelope
Unsold

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