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 #661
ITALY LOCAL ISSUES - Merano
1918 2h rose, imperforate single with large margins all around, used in combination with Italy 2c brown on a newspaper wrapper from Algid (26.11.1918) to Schluderns, v.f., signed Raybaudi,
Envelope
Catalog #Sass.1
Catalog Value €600
Price Realized
$100.00

Lot #662
ITALY LOCAL ISSUES - Merano
1918 2h rose, 5h olive green, 10h ultramarine (oltremare chiaro), three different, large margins, last one with sheet margin at right, tied by "Algid 27.XI.18" cds on large piece, v.f., signed Richter, also Raybaudi, with his 2002 "Gold Certificate",
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Catalog #Sass.1,2,3a
Catalog Value €10,200
Unsold
Lot #663
ITALY LOCAL ISSUES - Merano
1918 2h rose, 5h olive and 10h ultramarine, used, last two canceled on piece, v.f., signed Raybaudi, with his 1999 certificate for two stamps on piece,
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Catalog #Sass.1-3
Catalog Value €7,000
Unsold
Lot #664
ITALY LOCAL ISSUES - Merano
1918 5h olive, used, v.f., signed Raybaudi, with his 1992 certificate,
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Catalog #Sass.2
Catalog Value €4,000
Unsold
Lot #665
ITALY LOCAL ISSUES - Merano
1918 10h ultramarine, modified cliche (semi-circle at upper right corner inverted), canceled "Algund", fresh and v.f., signed Raybaudi, with his 2006 and Dr.Helmuth Avi certificates. A very rare stamp, only a few recorded,
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Catalog #Sass.3A
Catalog Value €6,000
Unsold
Lot #666
ITALY LOCAL ISSUES - Merano
1918 10h carmine, imperf. single with large margins all around, used in combination with Austria 20h green on cover from Algid (23.XI.19) to Schlanders, v.f. and scarce mixed franking, signed Diena, also Raybaudi, with his 2005 certificate
Envelope
Catalog #Sass.5
Unsold
Lot #667
ITALY LOCAL ISSUES - Merano
1918 2h green, imperforate single with large margins all around, used in combination with Italy 2c brown on a newspaper wrapper from Algid (10.12.1918) to Laas, v.f., signed Raybaudi, with his 2006 certificate,
Envelope
Catalog #Sass.6
Catalog Value €825
Price Realized
$100.00

Lot #668
ITALY LOCAL ISSUES - Merano
1918 2h green (horizontal pair), 5h dark blue, 10h brick red, used, v.f., signed Raybaudi,
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Catalog #Sass.6-8
Catalog Value €5,500
Unsold
Lot #669
ITALY LOCAL ISSUES - Merano
1918 2h green, 5h dark blue, each with complete offset on back, used, v.f., pencil signed,
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Catalog #Sass.6f,7f
Catalog Value €1,350
Unsold

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