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 #473
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CANADIAN PROVINCES - Prince Edward Island
1850-73 four covers written-up exhibition style on pages, first stampless, sent from St.Eleanors to Halifax, another, used in 1872 and franked with 3c perf. 12 1/2, single internal letter rate from Charlotte Town, canceled "P.E.I", apparently one of only two recorded with this cancel and earliest known date (24 Oct 1872); also 1867 (29 Aug) letter from Charlotte Town to New London, franked with 2p and handstamped "More to Pay"; 1873 mourning cover from Charlotte Town, 20 Jan 1873 to Cardigan, franked with 3c rose, variety "dot between Prince and Edward" (Unitrade 13i), only a few recorded on cover, mixed condition, interesting group of covers
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Price Realized
$1,100.00

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