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 #1034
ITALY Military Mail
1943 prepared in Tunisia and not issued, El Djem amphitheater "Franchigia Militare" perf. 11 1/2, sheetlet of six in blue, n.h., v.f. This is also considered to be the first souvenir sheet from Italy (after the Italian forces surrendered in Tunisia, the prepared stamps were destroyed and only a small quantity survived)
Box **
Catalog #Sass.1
Catalog Value €1,600
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1035
ITALY Military Mail
1943 prepared in Tunisia and not issued, El Djem amphitheater "Franchigia Militare" perf. 11 1/2, two sheetlets of six in blue, different shades, n.h., v.f., with 1993 Diena certificate. This is also considered to be the first souvenir sheet from Italy (after the Italian forces surrendered in Tunisia, the prepared stamps were destroyed and only a small quantity survived)
Box **
Catalog #Sass.1
Catalog Value €3,200
Price Realized
$900.00

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