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 #649
ITALY
1863 10c orange brown (London Printing), used locally Geneva 21 Feb 1866, fine, signed Sorani, with his 2016 certificate (Sass.L17)
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Unsold
Lot #650
ITALY
1868-70s selection of five covers from Venezia to USA, attractively franked, (four three color combinations), each with Italian descriptions, fine group
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Unsold
Lot #651
ITALY
1914-16 three covers, two censored and registered to Switzerland, one franked Semi-Postals (Scott B1-4), the other multi-franked with a variety of values including 20c on 15c+5c (B4), also 1925 cover from Livorno to Rome franked with Emanuel 60c block of four and the Livorno Posta Aerea label, fine
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Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #652
ITALY
1961 three flown covers from Rome to Uruguay, Argentina and Peru, franked with 170L, 185L and 205L (this one pasted over the 205L rose error), fine-v.f., with transit and arrival pmks
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Catalog #832-34,834a
Unsold

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