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 #1049
ITALY ITALIAN OFFICES IN CHINA - Tientsin
1917 handstamped "Tientsin" inverted on 5c green, right sheet margin single, stamp n.h., usual centering, with 1996 Diena certificate (illustrated on page 287 of "Catalogue Italiano" issued in 1923) (catalogued as uprwight variety)
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Catalog #Sass.1Bvar
Catalog Value €13,000
Price Realized
$2,500.00

Lot #1050
ITALY ITALIAN OFFICES IN CHINA - Tientsin
1918 1/2c on 1c brown, surcharge inverted, n.h., usual centering, fine, signed Diena (Sass. €2,250)
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Catalog #15a
Catalog Value $1,500
Unsold
Lot #1051
ITALY ITALIAN OFFICES IN CHINA - Tientsin
1918-21 $2 on 5L blue & rose, handstamp type III (10mm wide), light cancel, usual centering, signed Diena and Raybaudi, with their 1987 and 1989 certificates (Sass.25, €30,000)
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Catalog #23b
Catalog Value $16,000
Unsold
Lot #1052
ITALY ITALIAN OFFICES IN CHINA - Tientsin
1918-21 $2 on 5L blue & rose, handstamp type III (10mm wide), used in combination with additional franking on locally addressed cover, all canceled by "R.R.Poste Italiane / 10.12.21 / Tientsin - Cina" cds, usual centering, signed Diena, with his 1987 certificate. The "2 Dollari Tientsin" surcharge alone (Scott 23b, $16,000 used off cover) is only one of two known on cover,
Envelope
Catalog #Sass.15-22,25,E2,T6-8
Catalog Value €35,000
Unsold

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