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 #971
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO KHARKOV
1870-1902 selection of 36 mostly different with two horizontal pairs, mounted and identified on five album pages, with and without surcharges, better items include 1890-92 5k blue (Schmidt No.25 rated "R"), two used, others unused, mostly fine-v.f. (Schmidt 1/36N)
*O
Catalog #1/20
Unsold
Lot #972
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO KHARKOV
1885-86 5k ultramarine, two unused, one with shifted perforations through stamp at bottom, imperf. horizontally, also 5k red, three singles and a pair without handstamp, plus four singles with handstamp, one inverted, mostly h.r., one without gum, fine-v.f., ex-Mehrtens and Liphschutz,
*(*)
Catalog #17,18,18N
Catalog Value $184
Unsold
Lot #973
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO KHARKOV
1892 5k ultramarine, two singles and a horizontal strip of three, different shades, h.r., also a pen canceled single, dramatic perf. shift, fine lot, ex-Mehrtens, unused rated "R" (Schmidt 12b)
*O
Catalog #25
Catalog Value $495
Unsold

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