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 #1006
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO LOKHVITSA
1901-1916 balance of the collection, 107 mostly unused stamps on 30 album pages, with shades, small varieties (including background omitted) imperfs and trial color proofs, overprinted "Obrazets," minor duplication, occasional flaws noted, generally fine-v.f., ex-Bianchi (Schmidt 2/85)
*O
Catalog #2/71
Price Realized
$1,900.00

Lot #1007
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO LOKHVITSA
1910 6k on 1k brown, lower left sheet corner margin block of six, two stamps at bottom left double surcharge, unused without gum, fine-v.f., rare (catalogue value for singles)
Box (*)
Catalog #13,13M
Catalog Value $1,680
Unsold
Lot #1008
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO LOKHVITSA
1910 6k on 2k gray blue, bottom sheet margin horizontal strip of four, surcharge shifted to bottom, unused without gum, fine, ex-Liphschutz (Schmidt 21)
(*)
Catalog #14
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #1009
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO LOKHVITSA
1910 6k on 2k gray blue, bottom sheet margin single, double surcharge, age stain at top, ex-Liphschutz, with handstamped guarantee mark,
(*)
Catalog #14M
Catalog Value $600
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #1010
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO LOKHVITSA
1910 5k on 1k (two), also 6k on 1k, unused, last one without gum, fine-v.f., ex-Lentz, Liphschutz, only 200 of each printed (Schmidt 27,27a)
*(*)
Catalog #28,29
Catalog Value $300
Price Realized
$190.00

Lot #1011
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO LOKHVITSA
1911-12 1k green &' red brown, lower right sheet corner margin block of four, types 1+1+2+1, h.r., minor perf. toning, also imperforate single, unused without gum (only 150 printed), fine-v.f. (Schmidt 46,46a)
Box *(*)
Catalog #49,49T,49I
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #1012
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO LOKHVITSA
1911-1914 selection of 94 mostly unused stamps, including pairs and three blocks of four, also 16 imperforate singles and proofs (100-125 of each printed), mounted on six album pages, with shades and varieties, different types, with or without gum, minor flaws possible, generally fine or better. A nice group (catalogue value does not include several unpriced varieties), mostly ex-Liphschutz,
Box *O
Catalog #50/71
Catalog Value $4,325
Unsold

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