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 #1473
SERBIA
1866 Belgrade Printing, pelure paper, 40pa ultramarine, two diff. shades, horizontal strips of three, oval and boxed "Naplacheno" and "Preporucheno"
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Catalog #13
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #1474
SERBIA
1880 Prince Milan, 50p brown violet, two unused examples, each gummed on both sides, fine-v.f., extremely rare, with 1963 Dr.Hirsch certificate (Mi.26b)
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Catalog #31a
Catalog Value €560
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1475
SERBIA
1903 3d perf. 13 1/2, block of 10, n.h., fine-v.f. and pristine,
Box *
Catalog #76a
Catalog Value $1,400
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #1476
SERBIA
1918 (18 Apr) French military postcard sent to a Serbian soldier in Corfu, with the rare "MPO 208" cancel, with arrival pmk, fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1477
SERBIA
1918 (Dec 24) picture postcard franked with 10pa, tied by "Tisza Sz Miklos" pmk, from a member of FPO 48, censored "Veliki Beckerek Military Region" (later Zrenjanin-North Banat). After the Salonika Front was broken and the war ended, most of the Serbian troops were taken to Baranya and Temesvar to occupy those parts of Transylvania (Romania) which belonged to Hungary. The Serbian stamp issue "King Peter on the Battlefield" was used at Salonika (5para and 10para only) as wartime currency. Soldiers were paid with these stamps and the Greek authorities collected money from the Serbian officials at Salonika in exchange, rare
Envelope
Catalog #133
Price Realized
$450.00

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