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 #989
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO KOTELNICH
1870 3k black on orange paper, vertical sheet of four, with coupons at left, unused without gum, folded between stamps, fine and rare multiple, ex-Herrick, Faberge (catalogued as four singles)
(*)
Catalog #3
Catalog Value $2,400
Unsold
Lot #990
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO KOTELNICH
1870 3k black and blue, coupon at left, unused without gum, fine, ex-Liphschutz,
(*)
Catalog #6
Catalog Value $600
Unsold
Lot #991
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO KOTELNICH
1871-1915 balance of the collection, 70 stamps mounted on 11 pages, minor duplication with some used, mostly unused, some multiples including pairs, strip of five and a block of 10, varieties and shades, mixed condition, mostly fine-v.f. (Schmidt 7/30)
*O
Catalog #7/29
Unsold
Lot #992
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO KOTELNICH
1910 local cover from a peasant in Serhingelskoy volost, addressed to Kotelnich Uyezd Zemstvo Uprava, franked on back with 2k red, tied by round Zemstvo seal, little adhesive toning, otherwise fine, ex-Liphschutz
Envelope
Catalog #23
Unsold
Lot #993
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO KOTELNICH
1912 registered local cover from a peasant in Setivskoj volost, addressed to Kotelnich Uyezd Zemstvo Uprava, franked on back with 5k blue, tied by round Zemstvo seal, little adhesive toning, otherwise fine
Envelope
Catalog #26
Unsold
Lot #994
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO KOTELNICH
1916 surcharged "5" (9mm) in violet on 2k yellow brown, used and unused examples, fine-v.f. (Schmidt 32)
*O
Unsold
Lot #995
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO KOTELNICH
1916 surcharged "5" (6mm) in violet on 2k yellow brown, two distinct shades, fine-v.f. (Schmidt 31)
*
Catalog #30
Unsold

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