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 #1379
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS WORLDWIDE COVERS AND POSTAL HISTORY
1895-1967 South and Latin America, selection of 175 covers or cards in binder, with Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela, etc., nice selection of commercial usages, with registered, airmail, stationery, postcards, etc., fine-v.f.
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #1380
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS WORLDWIDE COVERS AND POSTAL HISTORY
1900-85 Africa, selection of approximately 150 mostly commercial covers, cards and stationery entire envelopes from Algeria, Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Congo, Cote D'Ivoire, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Rhodesia, South Africa, Senegal, Somalia, Tanganyika, etc., a nice variety of material, fine-v.f., priced for resale
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #1381
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS WORLDWIDE COVERS AND POSTAL HISTORY
1915-2000 Far East, selection of approximately 165 covers, cards or stationery envelopes from Afghanistan, Bhutan, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Indochina, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Thailand, etc., with commercial usages, airmails, maximum cards, FDCs and more, a nice variety of material, fine-v.f., all priced for resale
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #1382
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS WORLDWIDE COVERS AND POSTAL HISTORY
1909-18 collection of 160+ mostly used Zeppelin picture postcards (not flown by Zeppelin), views with Zeppelin in the air or moored at an air station, showing the early struggles of these giant oblong objects gliding through the air, almost always ending in a disaster. Most of these cards were issued at various Air shows, the 1909 International Aeronautical Exhibition (I.L.A.) and others, mostly in Germany, few other countries, many elaborate designs, embossing, extended cards, panoramic pop-up folding cards, pull-out postcards, some with additional labels, generally fine-v.f., many $100+ items, difficult to assemble
Envelope
Unsold

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