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 #578
GREECE
1896 Olympics, complete set, l.h. or h.r., fine-v.f., last four signed Bloch,
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Catalog #117-28
Catalog Value $1,784
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #579
GREECE
1902 Hermes, 50L rose red, color error, n.h., v.f., rare (Karamitsos 186b)
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Catalog #181var
Catalog Value €2,800
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #580
GREECE
1917 military postal history, selection of 13 covers or cards, many with British censor labels from Chios, Corfu, Mudros, Syra, Lemnos, Crete, Salonika, etc., Naval Mail incl. "Received from H.M.Ship, no charge to be raised", "Passed Aegean Postal Censor Syra", one complete telegram to an officer at Lemnos "16th Cyclist Corps", etc., mixed condition, many interesting and rare items from World War I
Envelope
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #581
GREECE
1933 Youth of Marathon, 100d brown & dull green, n.h. and post office fresh, v.f. (Karamitsos 525)
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Catalog #380
Catalog Value €1,600
Price Realized
$700.00

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