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 #1370
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS WORLDWIDE
1840-1960 large holding of singles and sets, neatly arranged on 1,190+ different lot cards professionally prepared for online sale, each card with Scott or Stanley Gibbons catalogue number and value, excellent representation of European countries, heavy concentration of British Commonwealth, also United States, good showing of back of the book items, especially U.S. Offices in China, Duck Hunting stamps, etc., Great Britain and British Colonies, singles and sets, varieties ranging in value from $25-$2,500, we note India and Indian States, Cape of Good Hope, Jamaica, Gibraltar, Mauritius, Newfoundland, South Africa, Nigeria, Nova Scotia, Rhodesia, Sierra Leone, Canada, Falkland Islands, Cyprus and many others, both 19th and 20th Century (total and reasonable retail asking price $110,000+), mixed condition, some reference material (not counted), occasional faults noted, overall clean, attractively estimated and ready for resale, with extensive Excel inventory available
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Price Realized
$19,500.00

Lot #1371
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS WORLDWIDE
1840-1965 single property offered intact, large old-time collection formed by a European collector, mostly in Borek and Behrens albums (10) and smaller supplements (7), with Albania, Austria, mostly used to 1920, unused thereafter, with 10sh Dollfuss (380), Hitler overprints to 5M and Semi-Postals, Belgium, 19th Century used, mostly complete to 5fr, souvenir sheets, Parcel Post, Semi-Postals from 1935 on, extensive Bulgaria, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Denmark with Greenland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Finland, with Karelia, France, Ceres, Napoleon to 5fr, Bordeaux, Type Sage, Merson, Semi-Postals and Air Post, Postage Dues, French Colonies General Issue, Andorra mostly complete to 20fr, French Post Offices Abroad, Greece, Large and Small Hermes Heads, 1896 Olympics to 5dr, 1906 complete (used), various overprints, commemoratives and Air Post mostly unused (Scott 378-80,C8-21), also Epirus, Crete, Ionian Islands Great Britain, mostly used with Queen Victoria and George V to £1, also Morocco Agencies, Gibraltar, British Levant, Malta, Ireland, Iceland (better items include C12-13), Italy early issues used, later commemoratives and Air Post unused (CO2), Post WWII Issues, Parcel Post (including Q76), AMG-VG, Trieste Zone A, Aegean Islands, Rhodes, some Italian Colonies, Vatican City, Roman States, Modena, Romagna (complete), Hungary, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, with some Local Issues, Port Gdansk, Central Lithuania, Ukraine, Portugal, Romania, Russia, some better unused (551-54, C68), others c.t.o., also Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, San Marino, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland (all souvenir sheets, Pax issue, Officials), plus Turkey and Yugoslavia, generally clean and fine-v.f.
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Unsold
Lot #1372
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS WORLDWIDE
1849-1985 single property offered intact, country collections in 16+ Scott Specialty albums, additional items in glassines, on pages and loose, all housed in 8 cartons (banker's boxes), Scandinavia, with better Denmark, Danish West Indies, Sweden, Finland, Belgium & Colonies, Switzerland including imperf. Helvetias, Naba souvenir sheet used, good representation of Semi-Postals, some Air Post, followed by a collection of Liechtenstein 1912 issue, 1930 Pictorials, Officials, some Spain and Colonies, Italy and Colonies (two albums, Vatican City, San Marino included) Greece, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Luxembourg, British Commonwealth, better Malaysian States, Pakistan, India and Indian States, with occasional better sets (Scott 260-62, Gandhi set of four, etc.), Hong Kong (George VI definitives complete), Iraq, Great Britain, U.S. Revenues, Israel, United Nations, plus miscellaneous covers, U.S. sheets, etc.
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Price Realized
$4,750.00

Lot #1373
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS WORLDWIDE
1850-1980 single property offered intact, country collections in Scott and Minkus albums, United States, 19th and 20th Century Regular Issues and Commemoratives (Kansas-Nebraska), Air Post (C1-6,C13), Officials, some Revenues, Canal Zone, European Countries, Austria, good showing of unused Semi-Postals, Germany and German States, Berlin, Liechtenstein with unused sets of 1928 Prince Johann (82-89), Pictorials (94-107), Semi-Postals and Air Post, Luxembourg, British Commonwealth, New Zealand, two-volume collection of Japan; Russia (well filled album, mostly canceled to order), China, France, Italy and Colonies, San Marino (three volumes), Portugal, Eastern European Countries (Bulgaria, Poland, Czechoslovakia), Greece, Denmark, Finland, Sweden, Greenland, various stock books with unsorted singles and sets, plus thousands more in envelopes, housed in total of 23 banker's boxes. A nice holding, with excellent potential
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Price Realized
$7,500.00

Lot #1374
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS WORLDWIDE
1854-1960 collection of hundreds, used and unused in three Scott albums and on pages, housed in carton, British Commonwealth, France, Scandinavia, etc., useful
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Price Realized
$750.00

Lot #1375
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS WORLDWIDE
1870-1980 Afghanistan to Zanzibar, thousands of mostly better singles and sets, neatly arranged and numbered by Scott in glassine envelopes, housed in five long red boxes, with strong British Commonwealth (with many Queen Elizabeth II definitive sets n.h.), United States including some Classics, Washington-Franklins, Farleys, Airpost, etc., excellent representation of European Countries, with better items from Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Portugal, Turkey and Vatican; Asia with Japan, Korea, Vietnam, etc., also some South America, mostly l.h. or n.h., some used, many varieties (mostly not counted), including imperfs, design shifts, Specimen overprints, booklets and others. While occasional faults are noted (on the glassines by the diligent owner), the overall condition is fine-v.f. An excellent and clean lot, cat. $175,000++ (without any problematic stamps that sometimes distort catalogue value in lots). Ready for immediate resale and ideal lot for mail order or internet retailer
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Price Realized
$23,000.00

Lot #1376
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS WORLDWIDE
1925-77 balance of a consignment, three cartons (banker's boxes) with collections of Israel (two Lighthouse albums 1948-76, early items singles, rest with tabs), United Nations complete, United States Bicentennial 1976 collection, with sets, souvenir sheets, imperforate and other specialty items, 1977 Silver Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth Reign collection, album with "golden replicas", U.S. FDCs, Plate blocks, some sheets, also miscellaneous items
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Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #1377
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS WORLDWIDE
1930-90s souvenir and miniature sheets, large stock of approximately 1,500 in ten file folders, with Australia, Europe including Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Poland, Romania, Switzerland, etc., South America with Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Cuba, Colombia, Honduras, Haiti, Paraguay, Peru, etc., Asia with Afghanistan, Mongolia, etc., Africa with Cameroon, Congo, Dahomey, Nigeria, etc., n.h., occasional canceled to order, fine-v.f., cat. $18,000+
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Unsold
Lot #1378
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS WORLDWIDE
1970-2000s Sports Cards, collection of over 1,600, with Baseball, Basketball and Football, also some American Scouts, occasional duplication, fine-v.f.
Price Realized
$375.00

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