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 #877
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO ARZAMAS
1874 5k dark blue, thin paper, unused with large part original gum, fine example of this difficult stamp (Schmidt 2P)
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Catalog #2a
Unsold
Lot #878
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO ARZAMAS
1876 5k dark red, sheet of 25 (8x3, plus one stamp couche at bottom), folded horizontally and vertically between stamps, closed paper separation and tear at top (position 4), minor creases, fine and rare sheet, ex-Herrick and Bianchi collections
Box *
Catalog #4,4S
Unsold
Lot #879
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO ARZAMAS
1880 5k brick red, unused with part original gum, h.r., small thin, v.f. appearance, ex-Bianchi
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Catalog #5
Unsold
Lot #880
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO ARZAMAS
1882 5k red, complete sheet of 25, folded between stamps, mostly n.h., fine-v.f., rare multiple, ex-Bianchi
Box */**
Catalog #7
Unsold
Lot #881
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO ARZAMAS
1886 5k lilac, imperforate horizontal strip of five (different types), part original gum, h.r., creases, otherwise fine
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Catalog #10
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #882
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO ARZAMAS
1887 5k lilac, imperforate horizontal strip of five (different types), also a single (type 4), h.r., disturbed gum, ex-Liphschutz
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Catalog #13
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #883
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO ARZAMAS
1890 5k lilac, imperforate horizontal strip of five (different types), h.r., folded between stamps, fine
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Catalog #23
Price Realized
$140.00

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