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 #237
FEZZAN Fezzan-Ghadames
1948 Fezzan and Ghadames Military Territory, 10c-50fr complete set of 15, used on registered cover from Birtouta to New York, with registry label on back, Jan 31, 1948 arrival pmks on back, scarce complete set on cover from Birtouta (present-day in Algeria)
Envelope
Catalog #1N1-15
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #238
FEZZAN Fezzan-Ghadames
1948 10c-50f, the set of three composite large die proofs in issued colors, die sunk on thick wove paper, all with "Atelier de Fabrication des Timbres-Postes. Paris" imprints and control die cuts in margin at bottom, fine-v.f., rare
P
Catalog #1N1-15P
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #239
FEZZAN Fezzan-Ghadames
1949 Pictorials 1f-50fr complete set of 11, used on registered cover from Ghadames 23.3.1950 to USA, v.f., with arrival pmk
Envelope
Catalog #2N1-11
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #240
FEZZAN Fezzan-Ghadames
1949 Pictorials, complete set of 11 imperforate singles, n.h., v.f. (Sass.16-25var)
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Catalog #2N1-11var
Catalog Value €1,100
Unsold
Lot #241
FEZZAN Fezzan-Ghadames
1951 Pictorials 30c-50fr complete set of 12, used on registered cover from Ghadames-Fezzan 6.10.1951 to USA, tape stains at top and right of the cover, away from the stamps, fine and scarce set on one cover
Envelope
Catalog #2N12-23
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #242
FEZZAN Fezzan-Ghadames
1951 Pictorials 30c-50fr complete set of 12 imperforate deluxe sheetlets (4fr printer's trial color in green, others in issued colors), fine-v.f., rare
P
Catalog #2N12-23P
Unsold
Lot #243
FEZZAN Fezzan-Ghadames
1951 Bey Ahmed, imperf. and gummed trial color proofs, five different imperforate pairs, n.h., v.f., scarce
P
Catalog #2N23P
Unsold

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