U.S. & Worldwide Stamps & Postal History
May 25-26, 2021

Our May 25-26, 2021 Auction will run live via CherrystoneLIVE. This 1,382 lot sale features United States and Worldwide countries, beginning with a solid selection of U.S. singles, sets, Postal History and Possessions. The Foreign section features a highly specialized collection of French Indochina, with 19th Century military and civilian mail from what is today Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam and Thailand. This collection was formed by a former French Colonial resident, with an excellent eye for postal history and considered a foremost expert of the subject. From Germany, there are used and unused selections from an-old time collection formed with assistance from Herbert Bloch and the Friedl Expert Committee. Great Britain and British Commonwealth are followed by a collection of Imperial Japan, including the original collection formed in 1875 by Baron Maejima Hisoka, founder of the Japanese Postal System. Italian Offices in China include three rare Pechino and Tientsin items, including unique covers. The Poland selection features Krakow Issue, Locals, Polish Army Corps in Italy, with unique errors and varieties. Russia boasts a collection of 300+ lots of Zemstvo, with many ex-Baughman, Faberge, and Bianchi items. In addition, this sale includes a strong selection of 100+ large lots and collections ranging from single country albums to specialized collections, multi-carton worldwide properties and large cover lots

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Lot #474
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CANADA
1851 12p black, vertical "Specimen" in red, margins all around (marginal tear at right not affecting the design), small adhesion at top and very light stains, otherwise v.f. and rare (Unitrade 3Pi, CA$2,500)
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Catalog #3S
Price Realized
$1,200.00

Lot #475
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CANADA
1859-88 12 1/2c green, 20c vermilion, used, well centered, the former appears unused, v.f.,
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Catalog #18,46
Catalog Value $275
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #476
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CANADA
1897 50c ultramarine, minor h.r., well centered and fresh, tiny perf. thin, fine appearance,
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Catalog #60
Catalog Value $375
Price Realized
$90.00

Lot #477
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CANADA
1897 $1 lake, $2 dark purple, $3 yellow bister, $4 purple and $5 green, five high values, used, heavy cancels, mostly fine or better,
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Catalog #61-65
Catalog Value $4,600
Price Realized
$800.00

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