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 #362
BULGARIA
1881 Lion of Bulgaria, 3s-30s complete, n.h. and post office fresh, fine-v.f., signed Karaivanoff (catalogue value for hinged)
**
Catalog #6-11
Catalog Value $967
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #363
BULGARIA
1881 25s black and violet, h.r., well centered, fresh and fine stamp, signed Calves,
*
Catalog #10
Catalog Value $650
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #364
BULGARIA
1885 50s on 1fr black and red, h.r., fine, signed Calves, etc.,
*
Catalog #22
Catalog Value $500
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #365
BULGARIA
1901 Prince Ferdinand I, 1st-3L complete set of 12 (as issued in 1901) imperforate or perforated (1L and 3L) blocks of ten, perforated "OBRAZETZ" (Specimen) (except 1L and 3L overprinted "Obrazets" in red), l.h. or n.h., v.f., rare set of blocks (Mi.50-61S)
Box S
Catalog #57-66,68-69S
Price Realized
$1,800.00

Lot #366
BULGARIA
1912 5s pale green, error of color, n.h., v.f., with Karaivanoff certificate (Mi.90f, €1,300) (catalogued as hinged)
**
Catalog #101a
Catalog Value $975
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #367
BULGARIA
1931 Tsar Boris III, unissued design 50L brown on cream, imperforate essay on thin card (62x70mm), v.f., with Ceremuga certificate
E
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #368
BULGARIA
1931 Tsar Boris III, unissued design 50L red on rose, imperforate essay on thin card (62x70mm), v.f., with Ceremuga certificate
E
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #369
BULGARIA
1931 Tsar Boris III, unissued design 50L blue on yellow, imperforate essay on thin card (62x70mm), v.f., with Ceremuga certificate
E
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #370
BULGARIA
1931 Tsar Boris III, unissued design 50L blue on pale blue, imperforate essay on thin card (62x70mm), v.f., with Ceremuga certificate
E
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #371
BULGARIA
1938 Crown Prince Simeon's First Birthday Issue, special perforated souvenir sheet of five, hinged in margin, stamps n.h., usual minor perf. separations, v.f., signed Karaivanoff, with his 1950 and 2016 Ceremuga certificates. A rarity from Bulgaria, only 50 printed, many of which were destroyed or survive in poor condition
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Catalog #336-40var
Price Realized
$1,800.00

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