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 #579
FRENCH COLONIES Benin Military Mail
1893 (5 Oct) soldier's free-frank cover endorsed "Corps d'occupation du Dahomey", addressed to France, with "Correspondance Militaire Kotonou-Benin" pmk, with military cachet, transit and arrival pmks on back, some backflap faults, otherwise fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #580
FRENCH COLONIES Benin Military Mail
1893 soldier's free-frank cover to France, with "Correspondance Militaire Kotonou-Benin (13 Oct 93)" departure cds, plus "Establissements du Benin Ligne M No.1" maritime pmk, Clisson arrival on back
Envelope
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #581
FRENCH COLONIES Benin Military Mail
1893 (13 Apr) military cover endorsed "Corps Expeditionnaire du Dahomey", with "Correspondance Militaire Porto-Novo-Benin" cds, sent via Bordeaux to Deaux-Serves, with arrival pmk, some cover wear, otherwise fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #582
FRENCH COLONIES Benin Military Mail
1900 (20 Dec) small cover, soldier's free-frank endorsed "Corps d'occupation du Dahomey", addressed to France, with "Correspondance Militaire Kotonou-Benin" and "Establists du Benin L.M.No.2" pmks, also maritime "Loango a Marseille L.M. No.2" and regimental "Tirailleurs Haoussas" handstamp in red, arrival pmk on back, fine and exceptional cover
Envelope
Price Realized
$150.00

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