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 #1326
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS GERMANY
1872-2000 collection in five large Scott Specialty albums, virtually complete with most of the Large and Small Shields,1874 surcharges, 1875-88 "Pfennige" (Scott 29-34) six different, "Pfennig" and German Eagle sets, with some better shades, 1900 "Germania" and 1m-5M Reichspost (65d,65A), Deutsches Reich (65C-79) complete, shades, varieties and errors (imperf. Singles, inverted and double surcharges), hundreds of se-tenant pairs, strips and other combinations, perf. Varieties, American Zone, with 1948 Band and Netz overprints, Buildings Issue, Federal Republic, with se-tenant combinations (additional album with Posthorn, Heuss and others), Semi-Postals complete, with all the souvenir sheets (B33,58,68, etc.), plus complete Air Post (C1-60), including the Zeppelin issues, Officials and Franchise stamps; French Zone (complete with Baden 5N41a, with Friedl certificate, souvenir sheets and varieties); Berlin complete (9NB3a n.h.), also DDR complete with all souvenir sheets, plus many Russian Zone locals, mostly l.h. or h.r. (occasional n.h.), mostly fine-v.f. A clean and powerful, mostly complete collection of Germany, with many extras, high catalogue value
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Price Realized
$6,000.00

Lot #1327
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS GERMANY
1872-1988 collection in two large Scott Specialty albums, virtually complete used, with most of the Large and Small Shields,1874 surcharges, 1900 "Germania" and 1m-5M Reichspost (65d,65A), Deutsches Reich (65C-79) complete, shades, varieties and errors, Inflation issues with many high priced singles (mostly signed Bloch, Dr.Oechsner, Infla-Berlin), many se-tenant pairs and strips of three or larger, perf. varieties, American Zone (Band and Netz overprints, mostly complete, including both 12pf gray blue, signed Schlegel), Federal Republic, Semi-Postals complete, with all the souvenir sheets (B33,68, also B58 Ten-Year sheet of four canceled Lorch 30.6.35 Last Day of Validity, plus Olympics, Derby and Hitler souvenir sheets), plus complete Air Post (C1-60), including the Zeppelin issues (C38,39,41,42 and 45 on individual flown Zeppelin covers), Officials and Franchise stamps; French Zone; Berlin (1948 Black and Red overprints, signed Bloch), plus complete DDR to 1982 (with all perf. and imperf. souvenir sheets, Goethe, Marx Engels, etc.), few minor faults possible, generally carefully collected, unusually nice and mostly fine-v.f. A splendid and comprehensive collection of used Germany, with many extras, high catalogue value
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Lot #1328
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS GERMANY
1949-96 collection complete in seven albums, with Federal Republic complete (including Posthorn set, Semi-Postals), Berlin complete in two albums (with Red and Black overprints, Currency Reform souvenir sheet), also DDR (complete four Lindner albums and others), mostly n.h., fine-v.f.
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Price Realized
$2,400.00

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