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 #1289
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS BRITISH COMMONWEALTH
1937-43 Aden-Zanzibar, George VI specialized, collection in 6 Stanley Gibbons binders, privately written-up on pages, various sets and perforation varieties, Aden Dhow complete, Ascension, Australia, Bahamas, Bahawalpur (SG 15), Bahrain, Bechuanaland and Bermuda (Keyplates), Falkland Islands, Gambia, Gibraltar, India and Indian States, Jamaica, Malaysian States, Malta Postage and Revenue, Nauru, Nigeria, Seychelles, Singapore and much more, with many Printings and color varieties as listed and identified by SG and Potter & Shelton's "The Printings of King George VI Colonial Stamps" (1952 edition) and "Color shades from Commonwealth Catalogue by Murray Payne" better items, occasional Specimen perfins, plus hundreds of additional singles, sets and multiples in glassines (intended for further study and trading material), l.h. or h.r., some used, minor faults noted, generally clean and useful collection, fine-v.f., SG £100,000+
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Lot #1290
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS BRITISH COMMONWEALTH
1940-54 Aden-Virgin Islands, selection of mostly complete sets, George VI Regin, better sets from Aden, Ascension, Basutoland, Cayman Islands, Grenada, Gold Coast, Malasuain States, Mauritius, Montserrat, Sarawak, Sierra Leone, Swaziland, etc., also 1948 Silver Wedding, all neatly arranged on black cards, mostly n.h., fine-v.f., SG £13,685
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Price Realized
$5,000.00

Lot #1291
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS BRITISH COMMONWEALTH
1948-50 selection of Silver Wedding and UPU sets on cards, also some Malaysian States and Papua New Guinea, l.h., fine-v.f., SG £1,200+
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Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1292
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS BRITISH COMMONWEALTH
1960-2008 Ascension-Uganda, selection of mostly complete sets in stock book, QEII Definitives, many better sets, including Falkland Islands, Fiji, Potcairn Islands, Sierrra Leone, Singapore and others, n.h., fine-v.f., SG £4,008
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Price Realized
$1,100.00

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