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 #500
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG
1856 (14 Jan) stampless cover to Boston, with departure and arrival pmks on back, charged "53" handstamp and manuscript "32", red London transit pmk, fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #501
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG
1894 (4 Apr) cover franked with 5c Victoria, sent from Hong Kong to Pnom Penh, various red chops and Saigon-Cochinchine transits on back, arrival "Pnompenh 14 Avril 94 Cambodge", fine usage, uncommon destination
Envelope
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #502
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG
1909 (June) cover franked with strip of three of 10c ultramarine, tied by Manila P.I. cds, pre-printed address of "Kwong Hip Lung & Co." in Hong Kong, fine and rare usage from the Philippines
Envelope
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #503
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG
1912 George V, 1c-$10 set of 16 (only 25c type A), also white back 12c, 50c and $5, mostly l.h., fine-v.f.,
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Catalog #SG 100-08,110-116,115a
Catalog Value £2,325
Price Realized
$1,300.00

Lot #504
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG
1912-14 George V, $5 red and green, green paper, overprinted Specimen in black, h.r., v.f. (SG 115bs)
S
Catalog #123S
Catalog Value £650
Price Realized
$290.00

Lot #505
BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG
1923 (3 Oct) cover ("Canadian Pacific Steamships Limited" red imprint on backflap), franked with single 4c carmine tied by "U.S. Sea Post East Transpacific No.4" cds, addressed to Canada, endorsed "Per S.S. President McKinley", cover toning mostly on back, otherwise fine
Envelope
Unsold

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