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 #359
GERMAN COLONIES German South-West Africa
1896-1900 four covers or cards, one with provisional bisect of 10pf carmine (Mi.7H), upper right diagonal half used as 5pf on postcard with Keetmanshoop 20/6/00 cds, also 10f stationery postcard from Swakopmund to Lubeck, a cover franked 10pf Yacht from Marienthal to Germany and a 10pf stationery postcard canceled with "Deutsche Seepost Australische Hauptlinie" cds of 27/4/96, fine
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Unsold
Lot #360
GERMAN COLONIES German South-West Africa
1900 (Sep) picture postcard ("Gruss aus Luderitzbucht") to Germany, franked with 5pf DSWA, used in combination with Cape of Good Hope 1/2p green, tied by Luderitzbucht cds, redirected on arrival in Darmstadt, fine card from Luderitzbucht (Luderitz Bay), a naval base for German South West Africa, modern day Namibia
Envelope
Price Realized
$250.00

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