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 #233
EGYPT
1875 (2 June) FL from Cairo to Naples, franked with Sphinx and Pyramid 2 1/2pi on thick paper, tied by light cds in black and framed PD alongside, "Poste Egiziane ALESSANDRIA" and Brindisi transit and Napoli arrival cds (June 11) on back, fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #234
EGYPT
1905 2m stationery entire envelope from Cairo to French Consul at Hanoi, Tonkin, endorsed "faire suivre" (forward), "Tonkin" crossed out and "Cambodge" added in blue crayon, Suez (24 Dec) and Singapore (Jan 15, 1906) transits on back, fine usage to uncommon destination
Envelope
Price Realized
$150.00

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