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 #954
GUATEMALA
1811 cover (backflap missing) from Guatemala to Sonsonate, with a good strike of "Viva F.VII/Guatemala" in black, without any additional rate markings, fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #955
GUATEMALA
1862 (ca) incoming cover from New York, franked with vertical pair of 10c green, paying double rate (10c per 1/2 oz), taxed "4" (reales) in black (as per convention with the United States of 1.9.1862), fine (most of the early existing covers from the United States to Guatemala are from the correspondence (usually stampless letters) of Elisha Oscar Crosby, who was the first U.S. Minister to Guatemala from May 1861 to June 1864)
Envelope
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #956
GUATEMALA
1871 (16 Oct) incoming FL from London to Guatemala, franked with a single Great Britain 1sh green, single rate "2" reales in red (for under 1/2 oz), fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #957
GUATEMALA
1874 (16 Sept) incoming FL from Glasgow to Guatemala, franked with Great Britain 2x1sh green, double rate "4" reales in black (this includes postage due for 1/2 oz to 1oz), "per Elbe" endorsement at top, fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #958
GUATEMALA
1893 Allegory, horizontal gutter strip of three, composite essay comprising of stamps of Bolivia (5c), Guatemala (10c), with middle stamp showing center only (Salvador?), all in green, right stamp crossed out in pencil, with directional die noted, fine and rare multi-country compound essay
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Unsold
Lot #959
GUATEMALA
1893 Allegory, 10c brown, die proof on card, die number in pencil on top, country name crossed out and indicated "Nic" (Nicaragua), also Bolivia 5c die proofs in brown and ultramarine, each on card, the former penciled "Guatemala" at bottom, some soiling, rare
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Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #960
GUATEMALA
1911 Pres. Manuel Estrada Cabrera, engraved die of center only, card mounted, die number at bottom, also 1c Quetzal, die proofs on center and frame, each mounted on a separate card, some adhesive toning, otherwise fine
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Catalog #142P
Price Realized
$230.00

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