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 #1387
RUSSIA Russian Offices in the Turkish Empire
1865 2k brown & blue, vertical pair, cancelled in blue dots, fresh and v.f.
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Catalog #2
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #1388
RUSSIA Russian Offices in the Turkish Empire
1866 (4 July) FL from Mersina to Constantinople, franked with bottom sheet margin horizontal pair of 10 para brown & blue, placed upside down and canceled by three strikes in blue, apparently sent by an agent of ROPIT, some lettersheet separations, fine and very rare franking, signed Holcombe, with his 1999 certificate, ex-Julius Steindler and Dr.Casey collections
Envelope
Price Realized
$7,000.00

Lot #1389
RUSSIA Russian Offices in the Turkish Empire
1866 2k (10 para) red with blue horizontal net, vertical pair, cancelled by mute diamond of dots, groundwork shifted downwards, minor flaws, fine
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Catalog #4
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1390
RUSSIA Russian Offices in the Turkish Empire
1876 (26 Oct) FL from Odessa to France, franked with Russian Levant 7k black surcharge on 10k numerals (defective), tied by cds, with additional strike repeated below, Mail Car 21-22 (Pochtwoyj Wagon), transit and Bordeaux arrival pmks on back, overall toning, fine
Envelope
Catalog #18
Unsold
Lot #1391
RUSSIA Russian Offices in the Turkish Empire
1905 (5 Aug) registered cover to Constantinople, franked with horizontal pair of 1pi on 10k, tied by the rare "R.O.P.I.T. Ordu" 1905 postmark, with ROPIT Constantinople arrival pmk on back, v.f. Ordu, a Greek city of Asia Minor is located on the Black Sea, present day Kotyora (Turkey), population in 1905 was under 10,000
Envelope
Price Realized
$1,000.00

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