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 #488
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GIBRALTAR
1833-35 two FLs to Genova, with "S.Roque Franca" and "D.Gib S.Roque Anda Baxa" in red, the latter with disinfection slits and "Espagne par Perpignan", the former "Espagne par St. Jean", fine-v.f.
Envelope
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #489
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GIBRALTAR
1833-41 two FLs to London and Boston, the former with horseshoe "Gibraltar" and arrival pmk, the latter originating from Malaga, with "Gibraltar Paid," charged 1/8 in manuscript, backstamped on arrival
Envelope
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #490
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GIBRALTAR
1837-51 six FLs to Genova, London and Porto, the latter with horseshoe "Gibraltar" and Lisboa transit, charged "160" in Portugal, others with different markings, fine lot
Envelope
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #491
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GIBRALTAR
1870 (15 Jan) outer FL to London, franked with GB 6p lilac (pl.8), tied by "A26" duplex and corresponding departure cds alongside, filing fold away from the stamp, with arrival pmk
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #492
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GIBRALTAR
1886 Overprints, set of seven., h.r. (1p without gum), fine-v.f. (SG 1-7)
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Catalog #1-7
Catalog Value £1,200
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #493
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GIBRALTAR
1886 Overprints, complete except for 2p, h.r. or unused, few small faults, otherwise fine-v.f. (SG 1/7)
*(*)
Catalog #1/7
Catalog Value £1,060
Price Realized
$220.00

Lot #494
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GIBRALTAR
1903 KEVII, £1 violet and black, neat oval cancel, v.f., with 2001 Hamilton-Bowen certificate (SG 55)
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Catalog #48
Catalog Value £750
Price Realized
$550.00

Lot #495
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GIBRALTAR
1912-24 George V, £1 violet and black, corner margin plate number single, n.h., v.f. (SG 85; catalogue value for hinged)
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Catalog #75
Catalog Value £140
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #496
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GIBRALTAR
1921-27 George V, 1/2p-£1, set of 17, mostly l.h., fine-v.f. (SG 89-107)
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Catalog #76-92
Catalog Value £850
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #497
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH GIBRALTAR
1921-27 George V, £5 dull violet and black, l.h., natural gum inclusion, otherwise v.f. (SG 108)
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Catalog #93
Catalog Value £1,600
Price Realized
$750.00

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