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 #730
JAPAN Air Post
1919 1 1/2s blue, bottom sheet margin block of ten, h.r. at top and bottom, six middle stamps n.h., some toning, also 3s rose, block of four, h.r. at top, bottom stamps n.h., faint toned specks, fine-v.f., scarce multiples (catalogued as hinged singles)
Box */**
Catalog #C1-2
Catalog Value $7,600
Price Realized
$2,000.00

Lot #731
JAPAN Air Post
1919 1 1/2a blue, 3s rose, 11 sets (blocks of four and seven and block of four and single of last), tied by special postmarks on unaddressed covers, overall toning, mostly fine-v.f. (catalogued as used stamps off cover)
Box
Catalog #C1-2
Catalog Value $7,150
Price Realized
$2,900.00

Lot #732
JAPAN Air Post
1934 Communication souvenir sheet of four, used on large, registered cover used on First Day of Issue (20.4.34) cover from Yokohama to France, fine-v.f., with arrival pmk (Sakura 340,000Y $3,235)
Envelope
Catalog #C8
Catalog Value $1,300
Price Realized
$4,250.00

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