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 #977
ISRAEL - HOLYLAND French Offices in the Holyland
1870 (Apr) cover from Jerusalem to London, endorsed "Via Marseille", with reasonable strike of blue Jerusalem Cross, franked with pair of 10c and single 40c Laureated, cancelled Jaffa large numerals "5089", with pearl ring "Jaffa Syrie Apr 70" pmk alongside red London Paid May 7 arrival, also Alexandrie (25 Apr) and Marseilles (5 May) transits on back, along with oval "Mediterranean Hotel Jerusalem" in oval, cover tears and some refolding at top, fine
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Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #978
ISRAEL - HOLYLAND French Offices in the Holyland
1899 cover (opened for display) from Constantine (Algeria) to Jerusalem, franked with 25c Type Sage, tied by cds, addressed to Samuel Salande, Grande Rabine Jerusalem (Shmuel Salant (1816-1909) served as the Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem for almost 70 years. He was a renowned Talmudist and Torah scholar), with "Jaffa Syrie" (9 Dec) and Austrian Post Office in Jerusalem arrival, some cover tears, otherwise fine
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #979
ISRAEL - HOLYLAND French Offices in the Holyland
1918 French Fieldpost, WWI cover and letter to Port Said, with Tresor et Postes (17.4.18) departure and "F" at bottom, with Army Post Office SZ27 and Port Said arrival pmks, cover roughly opened at top, fine
Envelope
Unsold

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