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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ImagesDescriptionBidding
Lot #794
POLAND Postage Dues
1919 Krakow Issue, 20h rose red, IIA-31, canceled Krakow 5.II.19, fine, signed Schmutz, with his 2001 certificate,
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Catalog #J4
Catalog Value $525
Price Realized
$375.00

Lot #795
POLAND Postage Dues
1919 15h on 36h violet and 50h on 42h chocolate, used, v.f., signed Mikulski, etc.,
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Catalog #J11-12
Catalog Value $362
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #796
POLAND Postage Dues
1919 cover from Przemysl, apparently sent unfranked and charged postage due on arrival, with addition of 50h/42h adhesive canceled "Przemysl 15.XI.19", large "T" and some crayon markings, stamp slightly creased (it extended over the top of the envelope), fine and scarce commercial postage due cover
Envelope
Catalog #J12
Price Realized
$750.00

Lot #797
POLAND Postage Dues
1919 cover addressed to Loko and re-addressed to Przemysl, apparently sent unpaid, charged 50h postage due on arrival, with addition of 50h/42h adhesive, addressee did not accept the letter, notation "nieprzyjmie", with additional Przemysl 29.1.19 postmark at right, two-line Censor handstamp, filing folds away from the stamp, fine and rare usage, signed Mikstein
Envelope
Catalog #J12
Price Realized
$1,400.00

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