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 #829
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CYPRUS
1880-1934 specialized collection on custom pages, early stamps all identified by plate number, with 1880 1/2p rose, plates 12 and 15, 1p red, 12 different, including better plates such as 174 (£1,400), 181 (£500), 193 (£800), 196 (£700) and 220x2 (£350 each), 1881 "Half-Penny" Surcharges, fifteen different, (including First Surcharge with ten different plates, complete as issued, including Plate 215 (SG £800), 217 (£900) and 218 (£500), Small Surcharge, four different plates (complete as issued with some duplication), 1881 30pa on 1p, fourth different, Queen Victoria watermarked "CC" 1/2p-6pi set of five (£3,755), "1/2" Surcharges, then both sets to 12pi, including additional better shades of 4pi, 1894-96 set to 45pi, 1912 George V to 45pi (plus additional shades), 50th Anniversary of British Rule and 1934 1/2pi-45pi, mixed condition with some earlier stamps with disturbed gum or unused, few minor faults possible though generally fairly fresh and fine-v.f., difficult to duplicate, SG £18,500+
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Catalog #1/135
Price Realized
$4,500.00

Lot #830
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CYPRUS
1880 6p olive gray, lettered "T-C", h.r., usual centering, fresh and fine stamp, with 1984 BPA certificate (SG 50)
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Catalog #5
Catalog Value £500
Price Realized
$190.00

Lot #831
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CYPRUS
1880 1sh green, l.h., fresh color, fine, with 1983 Royal certificate (SG 6)
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Catalog #6
Catalog Value £850
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #832
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CYPRUS
1882 30pa on 1pi rose, h.r., fine, with 1990 PFC (SG 24)
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Catalog #17
Catalog Value £1,600
Price Realized
$650.00

Lot #833
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CYPRUS
1886 1/2 on 1/2pi green, types I and II, h.r., the latter with pencil notation on gum, fine-v.f., with 2012 and 2009 APS certificates respectively (SG 27,29)
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Catalog #26,26a
Catalog Value £850
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #834
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CYPRUS
1903 KEVII, 1/2pi to 45pi, set of ten, plus additional shade of 30pa, l.h., fine-v.f. (SG 50-58)
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Catalog #38-47
Catalog Value £630
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #835
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CYPRUS
1904 KEVII, 1/2pi to 45pi, set of twelve, plus additional (better) shades of 10pa, 30pa and 9pi, mostly l.h., fine-v.f. (SG 60-71)
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Catalog #48-59
Catalog Value £490
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #836
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CYPRUS
1921 George V, 10pa-45pi, set of fifteen, with additional 9pi shade, l.h. or h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 85-99)
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Catalog #72-86
Catalog Value £670
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #837
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CYPRUS
1921 George V, 10sh green and red, l.h., v.f. (SG 100)
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Catalog #87
Catalog Value £400
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #838
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CYPRUS
1921 George V, £1 violet and black, h.r., v.f., signed Bloch, with 1970 PFC (SG 110)
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Catalog #88
Catalog Value £1,400
Price Realized
$575.00

Lot #839
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CYPRUS
1924 George V, 1/4pi-£1, complete set, l.h. or h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 102-117,118-122)
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Catalog #89-108,110
Catalog Value £550
Price Realized
$210.00

Lot #840
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CYPRUS
1924 George V, £5 black on yellow, bottom plate number single, l.h., fresh and v.f. positional piece (SG 117a)
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Catalog #109
Catalog Value £3,750
Price Realized
$2,300.00

Lot #841
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CYPRUS
1966 definitives, 73 sets mostly in large blocks, n.h., v.f. (SG 283-96)
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Catalog #278-94
Catalog Value £949
Price Realized
$240.00

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