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 #266
FRANCE Military Air Post
1942 Battleship "Richelieu" Petain, three copies, n.h., also 1.75fr Senegal with same overprint (l.h.), fine-v.f.,
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Catalog #YT 3,7
Catalog Value €1,370
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #267
FRANCE Military Air Post
1942 Battleship "Richelieu" Petain, unaddressed 1.20fr stationery card with an overprinted stamp at left, canceled "Batiment de Ligne Richelieu" 22-12-42, with violet "Censure Francaise Richelieu FM", v.f. In addition, there are eight pieces of stationery, each with stamp trimmed off, with most of the markings intact, plus additional pieces of 1.20fr with battleship pmks
Envelope
Catalog #YT 3
Unsold
Lot #268
FRANCE Military Air Post
1942 Battleship "Richelieu" Petain, unaddressed 1.20fr stationery card with overprinted Senegal 1.75fr stamp at left, canceled "Batiment de Ligne Richelieu" 22-12-42, with violet "Censure Francaise Richelieu FM", bottom right corner of the card defective, otherwise fine, with unused stationery card added. Also included is a cover with two unoverprinted Senegal adhesives (one defective), with 2.3.43 Richelieu markings, unaddressed but with "Fleet Post Office N.York" endorsement at bottom
Envelope
Catalog #YT 7
Unsold
Lot #269
FRANCE Military Air Post
1942 Battleship "Richelieu", overprinted on 10fr Angers, n.h., v.f.,
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Catalog #YT 10
Catalog Value €1,600
Price Realized
$750.00

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