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 #806
POLAND Polish 2nd Corps in Italy
1945 Poczta Polowa 2.Korpusu (2nd Corps Fieldpost), four artist models card mounted, hand-corrected, with imperforate photo proofs alongside, 45gr (Monte Cassino), 55gr (Ancona), 1zl (Bologna) and 2zl (General Anders), pencil signed and dated on back (Rome 29.9.1945)
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Price Realized
$2,300.00

Lot #807
POLAND Polish 2nd Corps in Italy
1945 set of four, tied by "11.XI.45 Poczta Polowa 110" cds inside a special commemorative booklet numbered "107" (out of 2,000 printed), signed General Anders
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Catalog #Sass.1-4
Price Realized
$425.00

Lot #808
POLAND Polish 2nd Corps in Italy
1946 45gr green, 1zl gray, vertical pairs imperf. between, used, v.f., signed Diena,
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Catalog #Sass.1d,3d
Catalog Value €1,650
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #809
POLAND Polish 2nd Corps in Italy
1946 2nd Corps Victories, set of four sheet corner margin and imprint ("printed by 'Novissima' under the supervision of Main Field Post Office No.104 Rome, December,1945") blocks of four, well centered for issue, l.h. in margin, stamps n.h., some natural gum skips, fine-v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #Sass.5-8
Catalog Value €2,600
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #810
POLAND Polish 2nd Corps in Italy
1946 45g-2zl imperforate, set of four horizontal or vertical pairs, 1zl canceled "Poczta Polowa", others unused without gum as issued, also addition 2zl (General Anders) chocolate brown variety, imperf. pair canceled on piece, v.f.,
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Catalog #Sass.5B-8B,8Ba
Catalog Value €3,000
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #811
POLAND Polish 2nd Corps in Italy
1946 55g violet, perf. and imperforate, the latter sheet corner margin single, unused without gum as issued, v.f.,
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Catalog #Sass.6A/I,6B/II
Catalog Value €2,600
Price Realized
$600.00

Lot #812
POLAND Polish 2nd Corps in Italy
1946 General Anders, 2zl black brown, imperf. single and horizontal pair, unused without gum as issued, v.f.,
**
Catalog #Sass.16A
Catalog Value €1,500
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #813
POLAND Polish 2nd Corps in Italy
1946 2zl General Anders, two imperforate singles, different colors, each canceled 4.VI.46 Poczta Polowa, v.f., signed Raybaudi,
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Catalog #Sass.16A,17A
Catalog Value €1,300
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #814
POLAND Polish 2nd Corps in Italy
1946 60c Madonna, vertical pair, double perforations between stamps, imperf. at bottom, canceled on piece by "Osiedli Trani", v.f., signed Raybaudi (€800 for unused)
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Catalog #Sass.21ba
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #815
POLAND Polish 2nd Corps in Italy
1946 souvenir sheets of four, two different, one on white paper, Poczta Polowa (Field Post) cancels, fine-v.f.
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Catalog #Sass.F1,1A
Price Realized
$210.00

Lot #816
POLAND Polish 2nd Corps in Italy
1946 souvenir sheet of four, Polish Eagle omitted at top, canceled "Poczta Polowa 18.VI.1946", small hinge stain just showing through at top, otherwise v.f., signed Raybaudi, with his 2010 certificate,
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Catalog #Sass.F1a
Catalog Value €1,300
Unsold
Lot #817
POLAND Polish 2nd Corps in Italy
1946 souvenir sheet on white paper, 45gr green omitted, unused without gum as issued, large margins and "Glowna Poczta Polowa 104 /1.1.1946" cancel, v.f., signed Raybaudi, with his 1991 certificate (which at that time identified this item as a proof). This is the only known souvenir sheet missing 45gr, with Glowna Poczta Polowa cancel, unique!
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Catalog #Sass.F1Aca
Catalog Value €14,000
Price Realized
$4,750.00

Lot #818
POLAND Polish 2nd Corps in Italy
1946 souvenir sheet on white paper, three values omitted, with only 1zl gray at bottom, unused without gum as issued, h.r., large margins and "Glowna Poczta Polowa 104 / 1.1.1946" cancel, v.f., signed Raybaudi, with his 1991 certificate (which at that time identified this item as a proof). This is the only known souvenir sheet missing three values, unique!
(*)
Catalog #Sass.F1Ah
Catalog Value €14,000
Price Realized
$4,750.00

Lot #819
POLAND Polish 2nd Corps in Italy
1946 souvenir sheet of four on white paper, with color dot between "P" and "Z" of "Polska Poczta", also two vertical lines printed in green at upper right, unused without gum as issued and "Poczta Polowa 136 / 4.VI.1946" cancel, v.f., signed Raybaudi, with his 2002 certificate,
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Catalog #Sass.F1Ai
Catalog Value €900
Price Realized
$210.00

Lot #820
POLAND Polish 2nd Corps in Italy
1946 55g blue, imperforate and gummed sheetlet, canceled 4.VI.46 Poczta Polowa, n.h., v.f., very rare, with 1991 Raybaudi "gold" certificate,
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Catalog #Sass.F2A
Catalog Value €4,500
Unsold
Lot #821
POLAND Polish 2nd Corps in Italy
1946 National Anthem, five sets of three souvenir sheets, n.h., fine-v.f.,
**
Catalog #Sass. F1-3
Catalog Value €3,000
Unsold
Lot #822
POLAND Polish 2nd Corps in Italy
1946 National Anthem, etc., set of three souvenir sheets, canceled "Osiedle Barletta 24.3.1946", fine-v.f., signed Raybaudi (catalogued as unused)
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Catalog #Sass.F2-4
Catalog Value €1,500
Price Realized
$290.00

Lot #823
POLAND Polish 2nd Corps in Italy
1946 National Anthem souvenir sheet 3L+247L red (unissued), n.h., v.f., rare,
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Catalog #Sass.F3A
Catalog Value €2,750
Price Realized
$475.00

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