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 #261
UNITED STATES POSSESSIONS CANAL ZONE
1904 2c rose, three singles used on cover from Ancon to Panama, with July 1, 1904 departure pmk alongside, arrival on back, filing fold at bottom, away from the stamps, with 1968 PFC (catalogued as three used singles)
Envelope
Catalog #1
Catalog Value $1,200
Unsold
Lot #262
UNITED STATES POSSESSIONS CANAL ZONE
1904 5c blue, block of four, usual dried gum, fine-v.f.,
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Catalog #2
Catalog Value $1,400
Unsold
Lot #263
UNITED STATES POSSESSIONS CANAL ZONE
1904 5c blue, two horizontal pairs used on covers, one locally in Ancon (right stamp faulty, signed J.Perry), the other from Cristobal to Panama, July 13 departure pmks, with arrival markings (catalogued as used singles off cover)
Envelope
Catalog #2
Catalog Value $760
Price Realized
$190.00

Lot #264
UNITED STATES POSSESSIONS CANAL ZONE
1904 10c yellow, three used singles, one canceled "Empire Canal Zone", one with straight edge at bottom, another with significant shift with "Panama" reading up and down alongside, fine lot,
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Catalog #3
Catalog Value $630
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #265
UNITED STATES POSSESSIONS CANAL ZONE
1904 10c orange, used on cover from Ancon to Colon, July 1 departure pmk alongside, backflap with closed tear, some usual toning, signed Perry,
Envelope
Catalog #3
Catalog Value $325
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #266
UNITED STATES POSSESSIONS CANAL ZONE
1904 1c-10c set of five, used on cover from Ancona to Panama, Dec 10, 1904 departure cds below, with arrival pmk on back, filing fold away from the stamps, fine usage
Envelope
Catalog #4-8
Unsold
Lot #267
UNITED STATES POSSESSIONS CANAL ZONE
1904 2c rose, inverted overprint (with 1989 PFC), also three additional varieties, one with "C" of "Canal" missing, another with spaced "A L", last one "I" for "L" of "Canal" (used),
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Catalog #10a.10var
Catalog Value $310
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #268
UNITED STATES POSSESSIONS CANAL ZONE
1904 8c on 50c bister brown, used with three additional stamps (10c defective at bottom) on cover from Cristobal Apr 4, 1905 to USA, New York transit and Galeton, Pa arrival pmks on back
Envelope
Catalog #14
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #269
UNITED STATES POSSESSIONS CANAL ZONE
1904 8c on 50c bister brown, three different, including surcharge inverted, "Panama" in rose brown variety, plus shifted "Panama" showing three times, usual dried gum, fine-v.f.
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Catalog #14b,14c
Price Realized
$210.00

Lot #270
UNITED STATES POSSESSIONS CANAL ZONE
1904 8c on 50c bister brown, block of four, "Panama" in rose brown dramatically, only reading up at left, usual dried gum, fine-v.f.
Box *
Catalog #14c,var
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #271
UNITED STATES POSSESSIONS CANAL ZONE
1906 1c green & black, variety imperf. horizontally, also single with double overprint, tropicalized gum as often, fine-v.f.
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Catalog #22var,22e
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #272
UNITED STATES POSSESSIONS CANAL ZONE
1906 2c red & black, used in 1909 on cover from Tabernilla to Cairo, clearly underpaid and charged postage due with 2m and 1pi tied by Port Said-Cairo arrival (14.7.09) cds, part of the backflap missing, but intact markings, uncommon destination
Envelope
Catalog #23
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #273
UNITED STATES POSSESSIONS CANAL ZONE
1906 2c red & black, used in combination with unoverprinted Panamanian adhesives on 1907 cover from Paraiso to USA, with Darlow, Ks Oct 25 arrival pmk on back, two of the Panamanian 1/2c stamps not canceled, one severed on cover opening, unusual item
Envelope
Catalog #23
Price Realized
$130.00

Lot #274
UNITED STATES POSSESSIONS CANAL ZONE
1906 5c ultramarine & black, double overprint, tropicalized gum as often, fine, only 200 issued,
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Catalog #24c
Catalog Value $500
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #275
UNITED STATES POSSESSIONS CANAL ZONE
1909 1c-8c and 10c on 13c, five different, paying 26c on registered "Isthmian Canal Commission" official cover from Culebra to USA, provisional handstamped "Culebra Canal Zone" departure markings, sent via Cristobal and Chicago, with Sept 6, 1912 St. Paul arrival, fine and unusual cover
Envelope
Catalog #31-34,36
Price Realized
$175.00

Lot #276
UNITED STATES POSSESSIONS CANAL ZONE
1909 5c deep blue & black, double overprint, usual dried gum, fine,
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Catalog #33a
Catalog Value $375
Price Realized
$200.00

Lot #277
UNITED STATES POSSESSIONS CANAL ZONE
1912 2c vermilion & black, overprint reading down, also another with center inverted, dried gum as often, well centered, fresh and fine-v.f.,
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Catalog #39d,39e
Catalog Value $800
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #278
UNITED STATES POSSESSIONS CANAL ZONE
1912 2c vermilion & black, center inverted, the unique unexploded booklet containing two booklet panes of six, perforated margins, both panes with center inverted and overprint reading down, clipped perforations at right and lightly stuck to the interleaving as expected, the booklet covers are remarkably fresh, with only a slight hint of handling wear, with 2004 PFC stating that it is "unused OG, handmade booklet pane of six, complete unexploded booklet of two panes, back cover inverted in relation to front cover; genuine with the panes adhering to the interleaving." A fabulous Canal Zone and booklet rarity, ex-Joyce and Sagar collections (catalogued as two panes)
Booklet
Catalog #39f
Catalog Value $16,000
Price Realized
$14,000.00

Lot #279
UNITED STATES POSSESSIONS CANAL ZONE
1915 1c-10c overprinted in blue, set of four used on registered cover from Corozal to Cristobal, with August 21, 1915 arrival pmk, v.f.
Envelope
Catalog #42-45
Unsold
Lot #280
UNITED STATES POSSESSIONS CANAL ZONE
1924 Arms of Panama overprinted Canal Zone, unissued 5c, 10c, 12c, 15c, 24c, 50c and 1b, seven different, used, last three faintly canceled, fine-v.f., catalogued as unused,
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Catalog Value $2,450
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #281
UNITED STATES POSSESSIONS CANAL ZONE
1925 5c dark blue, block of four, overprint inverted, usual centering, top stamps l.h., bottom stamps n.h., fine and rare, only 80 printed, with 2001 PFC (cataloged as hinged singles)
Box */**
Catalog #86c
Catalog Value $2,000
Price Realized
$1,100.00

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