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 #148
Fred Blau LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS PALESTINE Flight Covers
1929-48 balance of the award-winning Fred Blau collection, 188 covers or cards expertly written-up on pages, numerous first flights to and from Palestine via Royal Air Force (the Desert Air Route), Imperial Airways and BOAC, Ala Littoria (Italian), LOT (Polish), Transatlantic Clipper (USA), KLM (Netherlands), Air Orient and Air France (French), MISR and MEA (Egyptian), Lufthansa (German), numerous destinations and origins, including India, Iraq, Iran, Great Britain, Switzerland, New Zealand, Ireland, South Africa, Cyprus, Malta, Poland, Italy, Vatican City, Rhodes, Accident and Crash Mail, many rare items, commercial Air Mail, WWII Airgraphs and other routes caused by the war (The Horseshoe route, Trans-Africa Route, North and South Atlantic as well as Trans Pacific routes), cover insufficiently paid for the Zeppelin dispatch, only a few carried, many uncommon destinations and origins, generally fine-v.f. A truly remarkable collection extensively researched by a renowned expert
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Price Realized
$16,500.00

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