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 #127
PALESTINE World War II - Military Mail Military Mail
1941-45 Palestine Brigade, collection of 70+ covers and cards mounted and extensively described exhibition-style on pages, censored mail from various Field Post Offices to Tel Aviv, Haifa, Jerusalem, many endorsed "On Active Service" and "Hebrew", origins include France, Italy, Germany, Egypt, Belgium, Algeria, several Prisoner of War cards from Jewish POWs in German Camps, registered mail, officer's letter, plus much more, with some rare and elusive items, fascinating collection
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Price Realized
$2,000.00

Lot #128
PALESTINE World War II - Military Mail Military Mail
1941-45 collection of 39 covers and cards from Allied Forces in Palestine during WWII, with Czechoslovak units (8), New Zealand Forces (6), East African and South Rhodesian Forces, Indian Forces (11), South African (4), Greek (5), United States (3), all mounted and extensively described exhibition-style on pages, many flown and some incoming mail, variety of Field Post Office and Censor markings, mostly free franks, but some with British, Indian, South African and Palestine Mandate stamps, fascinating and historical group
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Price Realized
$750.00

Lot #129
PALESTINE World War II - Military Mail Military Mail
1941-45 collection of 84 covers and cards from British Forces in Palestine during WWII, all mounted and extensively described exhibition-style on pages, many flown, some incoming mail, variety of Field Post Office and Censor markings, mostly free franks, some with British and Palestine Mandate stamps, different regimental markings, Naval and Royal Air Force units, some quite scarce and seldom offered
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Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #130
PALESTINE World War II - Military Mail Military Mail
1941-45 collection of 70+ covers and cards from the Jewish Brigade serving with the British Forces during World War II in North Africa, Egypt etc., mounted and extensively described exhibition-style on pages, including cover from Ferramonti concentration camp in Italy, sent via Sofia-Istanbul to Haifa, others written to Bat-Yam, Jerusalem, Haifa, London, Suez, Tel Aviv, Haifa, letters addressed to a soldier with "Jewish Brigade" sent from England, Australia, many flown, variety of Field Post Office and Censor markings, mostly free franks, some with British and Palestine Mandate stamps, fascinating lot
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Price Realized
$2,100.00

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