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 #981
ISRAEL - HOLYLAND Russian Offices in the Holyland
1894 (13 Dec) pre-printed lettersheet to Russia, with "From Jerusalem" below, franked on reverse with vertical strip of 3x10k numerals, tied by two strikes of ROPIT AGENCY JAFFA in oval, repeated above, with Ropit Constantinople and Odessa transits, also Elansarat and additional forwarding pmks as the lettersheet appears to have been returned to sender, with another ROPIT Agency Jaffa arrival (9 May), paper strengthening, nevertheless impressive and rare cover from the Russian Post Offices in the Holyland
Envelope
Price Realized
$4,750.00

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