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 #155
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 2c Washington, Danforth, Bald & Co., die essay in black pulled on India paper and die sunk on full size card blotter, showing the first state of the die without any scarring on the next (indicated in pencil), v.f., full size die essays from 1851 are very rare, ex-Brazer,
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Catalog #11-E12a
Catalog Value $750
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #156
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 3c Washington, die essay on proof paper, set of five issued colors (cool black, dull red, dull brown, dull blue green and dull blue), v.f.,
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Catalog #11-E4e
Catalog Value $2,375
Price Realized
$675.00

Lot #157
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 3c Washington, Draper, Welsh & Co., die essay on ivory glazed paper, set of four issued colors (black, dark brown, scarlet and blue), some marginal flaws as to be expected, otherwise fine-v.f.,
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Catalog #11-E7e
Catalog Value $3,000
Price Realized
$750.00

Lot #158
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 5c trial color proof in pale brown on wove paper, margins all around, v.f., with 1984 PFC,
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Catalog #12TC5a
Catalog Value $300
Price Realized
$90.00

Lot #159
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 5c trial color proof in rose brown on wove paper, margins all around, with portion of exhibit page, v.f., ex-Falk Finkelburg,
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Catalog #12TC5b
Catalog Value $300
Price Realized
$95.00

Lot #160
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 5c trial color proof in deep orange on wove paper, margins all around, v.f., with 1984 PFC,
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Catalog #12TC5g
Catalog Value $300
Price Realized
$95.00

Lot #161
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851-61 selection of 17 Valentine covers, each franked with 3c perf. or imperf., different usages and postmarks, two pen canceled, also two green cancels, mostly fine or better, attractive group
Envelope
Unsold

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