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 #1284
PORTUGAL
1862-64 100r lilac, horizontal strip of four, canceled by "52" (Oporto) numerals, margins all around, imperceptible toning, folded between stamps, v.f. (catalogue value for two pairs)
O
Catalog #16
Catalog Value $550
Price Realized
$375.00

Lot #1285
PORTUGAL
1862-64 100r lilac, block of eight, showing four shifted alignments of subjects, canceled by neat "52" numerals, margins all around, imperceptible toning, fine and spectacular block (catalogue value for two blocks of four)
Box
Catalog #16
Catalog Value $1,400
Price Realized
$750.00

Lot #1286
PORTUGAL
1866 (14 Feb) FL from Braga to Rome, franked on back with horizontal strip of 3x100r lilac, right stamp showing variety at upper right corner, large margins all around, tied by "56" numeral cancels, with corresponding departure cds on front, Lisbon transit and Rome arrival pmks, some lettersheet strengthening, v.f. and splendid double rate cover from Portugal to Italy, with J.Miranda da Mota certificate
Envelope
Catalog #16
Price Realized
$2,000.00

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