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 #788
GREAT BRITAIN British Offices Abroad
1857 (24 Feb) complete FL from Infiesto Oviedo to Montevideo, prepaying 4 Reales with vertical pair of Spain 2r dull purple (approximately equivalent to 1s7d), tied by oval grids, with "Infiesto Oviedo" departure pmk alongside, forwarded by the British Post Office with small crowned-circle "Paid at Tenerife" at top, supported by Tenerife Mar 17, 57 pmk on back (both in black), charged "1/" in manuscript, filing fold away from the stamps, fine and scarce usage from the British Packet Agency in Tenerife (Canary Islands) (SG Price on cover from £3,750)
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Price Realized
$3,500.00

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