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 #386
CHINA
1897 (14 May) coverfront with pre-printed address in Lyon, France, franked with a combination of surcharges 4c Dowager and vertical pair of large 2c on 3c Red Revenue, cancelled by brown "Pa-kua" chops, sent via the French Post Office in Shanghai where 25c "Chine" was added to pay for further transmission "per French Packet," fine and attractive item
Unsold
Lot #387
CHINA
1897 2c on 3c red, two different, well centered, h.r., fine-v.f.,
*
Catalog #79,80
Catalog Value $1,450
Price Realized
$1,100.00

Lot #388
CHINA
1897 4c on 4c red, fresh and well centered, h.r., v.f.,
*
Catalog #82
Catalog Value $1,650
Price Realized
$1,100.00

Lot #389
CHINA
1897 4c on 4c red, unused without gum, large, even margins all around, v.f. and exceptional stamp,
(*)
Catalog #82
Catalog Value $1,650
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #390
CHINA
1897 $1 on 4c red, fresh and well centered, h.r., v.f.,
*
Catalog #84
Catalog Value $9,000
Price Realized
$4,750.00

Lot #391
CHINA
1898 (3 Nov) registered picture postcard franked with 5c I.C.P. and 1/2c-10c C.I.P., used from Tientsin via Shanghai where Hong Kong 2x2c and 10c Victoria were added to pay for further transmission to Germany, large Shanghai Dollar chop, Hong Kong transit and Breslau arrival postmarks, some toning, otherwise fine and colorful card, scarce registered usage
Envelope
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #392
CHINA
1899 (Jan) registered picture postcard to Austria, franked with 2x5c and single 10c C.I.P., used from Chunking via Shanghai where Hong Kong 2x2c and 10c Victoria were added to pay for further transmission to Austria, large Shanghai Dollar chop, Hong Kong transit and additional registration pmk, with Graz arrival postmarks, fine and colorful card
Envelope
Price Realized
$1,100.00

Lot #393
CHINA
1901 (16 Oct) cover from Chinkiang to Tsingtau, franked with 1can (Small Dragon), also 1c Dowager and 4c Chinese Imperial Post, with departure postmark below, Shanghai transit and oval Kiaochow arrival pmks on back, colorful mixed issues cover
Envelope
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #394
CHINA
1912 Republic overprints, 1/2c-$5 complete set of 15, h.r., fine-v.f.,
*
Catalog #146-160
Catalog Value $1,643
Price Realized
$1,000.00

Lot #395
CHINA
1938 $5 red & greenish black, imperforate sheet of 50, unused without gum, full imprint at bottom, creases, mostly fine-v.f.
Box (*)
Catalog #346var
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #396
CHINA
1951 Geese, surcharged set of four, unused without gum as issued, n.h., fine-v.f.,
(*)
Catalog #1042-1045
Catalog Value $2,885
Price Realized
$1,200.00

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