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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ImagesDescriptionBidding
Lot #330
GERMANY
1899 2M violet purple, the so-called "late issue", right sheet margin single, n.h. and post office fresh, centered to right, signed Schwenn, Schultheiss, etc., with 1981 Zenker certificate for a block of four from which this originated,
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Catalog #Mi.37a ND
Catalog Value €1,200
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #331
GERMANY
1949 Hannover Export Fair souvenir sheet of three, two different, n.h., fine-v.f. (Mi.Block 1a,c)
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Catalog #664a,var
Catalog Value €840
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #332
GERMANY
1949 Hannover Export Fair souvenir sheet of three, variety right stamp green instead of blue, n.h., v.f., with 1983 Schlegel certificate (Mi.Block 1b)
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Catalog #664a,var
Catalog Value €3,400
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #333
GERMANY
1950 two flown covers to USA, franked with imperforate horizontal pairs of 60pf and 90pf, v.f., signed Arthur Falk
Envelope
Price Realized
$230.00

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