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 #746
POLAND
1860 10k blue & rose, four used examples, various shades, mostly with small flaws or repairs, fine appearance
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Catalog #1
Price Realized
$650.00

Lot #747
POLAND
1860 10k light blue & rose, well centered for issue, tied by "1" in concentric rings on Valentine cover from Warszawa, with red 8/10 departure pmk at right, addressed to a lady in Mrokowie, endorsed "Franco Marka" and "p.Tarczyn", v.f. and attractive cover, signed Raybaudi, with his 2002 certificate
Envelope
Catalog #1
Price Realized
$1,800.00

Lot #748
POLAND
1860 10k light blue & rose, added blue frame for inner oval, canceled "1" in concentric rings", exceptionally well centered for issue, tiny toned speck at bottom right, fine example of this variety, with 1999 Mikulski certificate,
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Catalog #1c
Catalog Value $1,400
Unsold
Lot #749
POLAND
1868 Russia 10k brown & blue, horizontally laid paper, tied by "1" surrounded by three squares on outer FL from Warszawa to Elzbietow, red departure pmk alongside, signed Jendroszek
Envelope
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #750
POLAND
1870 (8 Jan) FL from Warszawa to Lyon, attractively franked with Russian 3k, 10k (2) and 5k (all horizontally laid paper), tied by "1" numeral pmks, with small departure cds alongside, Prussian and French entry markings, also red "PD" and "Franco", transit Marseille and arrival pmks on back, v.f., ex-Liphschutz
Envelope
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #751
POLAND
1874 (19 Aug) stationery 10k entire envelope used from Czestochowa to Glawentziz, "franco" handstamp alongside, additional departure and Postal Car No.25 transit markings on back, Aust. 24/8 arrival, little toning, fine usage
Envelope
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #752
POLAND
1918-19 5pf-60pf, overprints and surcharges, 16 stamps used on two registered covers from Warszawa to Switzerland, fine-v.f., with Lausanne arrival pmks
Envelope
Catalog #16/26
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #753
POLAND
1918-19 20pf ultramarine, tied by Sosnowice 20.2.19 cds on piece, v.f., signed and described by Schmutz, also Petriuk, with his 1992 certificate. A rarity from Poland,
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Catalog #21a
Catalog Value $2,250
Unsold
Lot #754
POLAND
1918-19 60pf magenta, "Pocata" (instead of "Poczta") variety, used, v.f., signed Jungjohann (Fi.16B1, 500zl)
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Catalog #26var
Unsold
Lot #755
POLAND
1918-19 Lublin Issue, seven different, tied by 15.I.18 Lublin cds on locally addressed, registered cover, fine, signed (on the inside) by Petriuk
Envelope
Catalog #30/40
Price Realized
$95.00

Lot #756
POLAND
1919 Krakow Issue, 3h violet, used, pos.I.33, signed Mikstein, Miszczak and Schmutz, v.f.,
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Catalog #41
Catalog Value $500
Price Realized
$270.00

Lot #757
POLAND
1919 5h light green, used, pos.I.52, signed Jungjohann, Schmutz, v.f.,
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Catalog #42
Catalog Value $550
Price Realized
$270.00

Lot #758
POLAND
1919 6h, 12h, 20h and 30h four different used, fine-v.f., signed Schmutz, Petriuk, etc.,
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Catalog #43,45,57,59
Catalog Value $700
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #759
POLAND
1919 10h magenta, used on piece, v.f., signed Jungjohann,
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Catalog #44
Catalog Value $500
Price Realized
$170.00

Lot #760
POLAND
1919 90h red violet, pos.I-51, canceled on piece by Krakow 6.II.1919 cancel, v.f., with 2002 Mikulski certificate (Fi.44, 3,400zl)
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Catalog #50
Catalog Value $1,400
Price Realized
$550.00

Lot #761
POLAND
1919 2kr blue (2), 3kr carmine rose and 4kr green (2), various shades, used on pieces and loose, fine-v.f., signed Jungjohann, Schmutz, Petriuk, etc.,
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Catalog #52,53,54
Catalog Value $539
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #762
POLAND
1919 25h blue, canceled Krakow 13.II.19, v.f., signed Raybaudi, etc., with 2004 Eichele certificate (Fi.37II, 5,500zl)
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Catalog #58
Catalog Value $1,600
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #763
POLAND
1919 Gniezno surcharges, set of two, canceled on pieces by Poznan 6.11.19 cds, v.f., with 1999 Mikulski certificate,
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Catalog #77-78
Catalog Value $330
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #764
POLAND
1919 1m, 1.50m and 2m imperforate singles, double or triple impressions, l.h. or n.h., v.f., signed Petriuk
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Catalog #87-89var
Unsold
Lot #765
POLAND
1923 surcharge inverted, 20,000m on 2m green, horizontal pair, n.h., v.f., also 100,000mk on 5m red brown single, h.r., some creases, signed Petriuk
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Catalog #188b,200b
Price Realized
$210.00

Lot #766
POLAND
1923 surcharge inverted, two different, n.h., v.f., signed Schmutz, etc.
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Catalog #188b,200b
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #767
POLAND
1923 25,000mk-100,000mk surcharges, selection of five singles and a horizontal pair, all double overprints, used or unused, fine-v.f., signed Petriuk
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Catalog #196a/200a
Unsold
Lot #768
POLAND
1924 1zl scarlet (Wojciechowski), imperforate proof single on gummed paper, n.h., v.f., signed Schmutz (twice) and Petriuk (Fi.194P4, 5,000zl)
**
Catalog #226var
Price Realized
$650.00

Lot #769
POLAND
1925 20gr dull red, forgery to defraud the post, used 10.6.27 in Poznan, fine, signed Petriuk
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Catalog #233
Unsold
Lot #770
POLAND
1928 Warszawa Exhibition souvenir sheet, canceled 3 May 1928 First Day of Issue, full original gum, n.h., v.f., signed Petriuk, with his 2007 certificate,
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Catalog #251
Catalog Value $325
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #771
POLAND
1928 Warszawa Exhibition souvenir sheet, used on registered and flown cover (19 July) to Germany. Also included is a registered cover from the Exhibition to Essen, franked with "heart of the sheet" triptych, v.f., both signed Petriuk, with his 2007 certificates
Envelope
Catalog #251,251a-b
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #772
POLAND
1944 25gr brown carmine, sheet of 100, folded between stamps, n.h., fine-v.f.
Box **
Catalog #344
Price Realized
$120.00

Lot #773
POLAND
1945 two registered covers and one card franked with five different adhesives, used from Ostrowiec to Kielce, Gdynia Port to Krakow and Warszawa to Lublin, contemporary franking, two with censor handstamps, fine-v.f.
Envelope
Catalog #346,352,365,366,367
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #774
POLAND
1945 (27 Apr) registered cover with "Bydgoszcz" Goznak overprint, sent from Blonie to Warszawa, faint registry cachet with number filled-in by hand, censor cachet, backflap missing, otherwise fine, signed Wysocki
Envelope
Catalog #354
Unsold
Lot #775
POLAND
1945 Monuments, 50gr (two, one without engraver's name at bottom), 2zl and 3zl imperforate singles, also 1zl imperforate and printed on both sides, n.h., v.f., mostly signed Petriuk
**
Catalog #357/60var
Unsold
Lot #776
POLAND
1945 5zl on 50gr green, used locally on registered postal card, with Lublin departure pmk, date filled-in by hand, censor cachet and mailing receipt attached, v.f.
Envelope
Catalog #363
Unsold
Lot #777
POLAND
1945 5zl carmine, imperforate horizontal strip of three, n.h., v.f., signed Wysocki (Fi.360nz)
**
Catalog #367var
Price Realized
$130.00

Lot #778
POLAND
1947 "Swiat Pracy" (Laborer, Farmer, Fisherman and Miner) set of four imperf. Epreuves de luxe, with imprint at bottom and glassine overlays, v.f., only 200 printed; most were included in the special booklets
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Catalog #413-16P
Price Realized
$1,100.00

Lot #779
POLAND
1960 Centenary of Polish Stamps, souvenir sheets of four, used, v.f., scarce set,
Box
Catalog #909-13
Catalog Value $675
Price Realized
$290.00

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