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 #850
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GIBRALTAR
1886-1933 collection on pages, with Overprints, Queen Victoria, both Sterling and Spanish Currencies including Surcharges (with 25c on 2p and 25c on 2 1/2p, each with small "I" and broken "N"), George V sets to £1 (£1 orange & black n.h.), plus many additional shades and 2 1/2p pale ultramarine with "Large 2" variety, (small flaws, with Sismondo certificate), also 1931-33 George V with both perforations, mostly l.h. or h.r., few early issues with disturbed gum or minor flaws, fine-v.f., SG £4,900+
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Catalog #1/99a
Price Realized
$1,200.00

Lot #851
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GIBRALTAR
1886 2 1/2p blue, watermark inverted, h.r., slight overall gum toning, otherwise fine (SG 11w)
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Catalog #14avar
Catalog Value £400
Price Realized
$90.00

Lot #852
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GIBRALTAR
1889 selection of seven varieties, including 25c on 2p block of six, bottom middle stamp with broken "N" (n.h.), also bottom margin horizontal plate number pair, right stamp with broken "N" (n.h.) 25c on 2p horizontal pair and strip of three, each with one stamp with small "I" variety (h.r., strip of three with adhesions and small faults), 25c on 2 1/2p, two horizontal pairs, one with right stamp with small "I" (h.r.), the other with right stamp with broken "N" (h.r.), and 50c on 6p, horizontal pair, right stamp with short foot in "5", h.r. (some adhesions), fine-v.f., SG £1,190++
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Catalog #24-27var
Price Realized
$525.00

Lot #853
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GIBRALTAR
1897 (4 Oct) wrapper franked with 5c green & used from Tangier to New York, fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$130.00

Lot #854
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GIBRALTAR
1903 KEVII, 1/2p-£1, set of ten, l.h. or h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 46-55)
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Catalog #39-48
Catalog Value £1,200
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #855
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GIBRALTAR
1904-12 KEVII, 1/2p-£1, set of eighteen, with additional 2sh on chalky paper and 2 1/2p ultramarine with large "2" in "1/2", l.h. or h.r., fine-v.f. (SG 56-74)
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Catalog #49-54
Catalog Value £2,145
Price Realized
$850.00

Lot #856
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GIBRALTAR
1921 George V, £5 dull violet and black, corner margin plate number single, n.h., fresh and v.f. positional piece (SG 108; catalogued as hinged)
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Catalog #93
Catalog Value £1,600
Price Realized
$1,300.00

Lot #857
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GIBRALTAR
1921 George V, £5 dull violet and black, n.h., fresh and v.f. (SG 108; catalogued as hinged)
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Catalog #93
Catalog Value £1,600
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #858
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GIBRALTAR
1938-49 George VI, four sets to £1, one n.h., rest l.h., one hinged set missing two low values, fine-v.f. (SG 121-131)
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Catalog #107-118
Catalog Value £720
Price Realized
$180.00

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