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 #1316
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS French Indochina
1882-1940 collection of 48 covers and cards, mostly from Phnom Penh to France, variety of frankings including imperf. Type Sage and other French Colonies, General Issue adhesives, variety of different types of postmarks, transits of "Saigon Port" and "Saigon Cochinchine", "Saigon a Singapore Paq", octagonal maritime "Paq. Fr.No.10" and others, registered postcards and stationery cards and entires, few later items, including 1931 flight to France, another to Egypt, also some incoming early mail to Cambodia, from United States, Malta, British East Africa, Russia, Cape of Good Hope, New Zealand and Netherlands Indies, also a telegram and River Mail letter, mixed condition, some with explanatory write-ups, excellent break-up potential
Envelope
Price Realized
$2,800.00

Lot #1317
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS French Indochina
1894-1935 collection of 118 covers and cards, used from present-day Cambodia, tremendous variety of town markings, many small towns and villages, notably "Banam", "Battambang", "Cambor", "Chlong", "Kampot", "Kep", "Kompong-Tiam", "Kompong-Chnang", "Kompong-Luong", "K-Speu", "Kompong-Thom", "Kompong-Trach", "Kratie", "Krakor", "Krauchmar", "Mont-Bokor", "Mimot", "Mongkol-Borey", "Poipet", "Pevyong", "Prey-vong", "Pursat", "Sambor", "Siemreap", "Sisophone", "Soairieng", "Stungtreng", "Takeo", "Veune Sai", many registered, some incoming mail (including one from Russia, another from Egypt), tremendous variety, usually franked with Indo-Chine and General Colonies adhesives/stationery, early usages, many with write-ups and explanations, some purchased $1,000-$2,000 each, mixed condition, generally fine or better
Envelope
Price Realized
$8,000.00

Lot #1318
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS French Indochina
1901-52 collection of 300+ covers and cards from French Indochina (Laos), many franked with "Indo-Chine" Peace & Commerce type, also later issues, arranged alphabetically and showing all small towns in present-day Laos, many registered, some incoming mail, unusual destinations, many different towns, Vien-Tiane, Bassac Laos, Boneng, Houeissai, Kengkabao, Kengkok, Luang-Prabang, Muong-Ngo Laos, Mung-Sin, Xieng-Khouang, correspondence to and from head of the "Commission of Delimitation" (for designating the borders between Laos and Siam 1907-11), some Cambodia, military usages (including one from Morocco to Laos, with military cachet), generally clearly identified and priced (many $500-$4,000). A splendid and definitive postal history collection of the region
Envelope
Price Realized
$21,000.00

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