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 #1032
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO NOVGOROD
1872 5k black on lilac, types 1-4 and 6, five different, with or without gum, minor flaws, mostly fine-v.f.,
*(*)
Catalog #3
Catalog Value $200
Unsold
Lot #1033
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO NOVGOROD
1872 5k black on lilac, couche block of eight, h.r., minor creases, v.f. and spectacular piece, ex-Lentz, Faberge (Schmidt 3,3a)
Box *
Catalog #3,3S
Catalog Value $1,860
Price Realized
$1,800.00

Lot #1034
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO NOVGOROD
1878 5k black on rose lilac, horizontal strip of three, types 1-3, h.r., creases, left stamp somewhat defective, otherwise fine and rare multiple, one of only three known, ex-Kirchner, Faberge
*
Catalog #6
Price Realized
$1,500.00

Lot #1035
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO NOVGOROD
1880 5k black on lilac, full original gum, plate scratches, h.r., v.f., ex-Schmidt, Faberge, Liphschutz, rated "R",
*
Catalog #8
Catalog Value $400
Unsold
Lot #1036
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO NOVGOROD
1880 5k black on lilac, full original gum, h.r., v.f., rated "R" (25 recorded)
*
Catalog #8
Catalog Value $400
Unsold
Lot #1037
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO NOVGOROD
1882 5k black on lilac rose paper, unused, part original gum, margins all around, some paper translucencies and irregular gum as always, minor faults, only 9 recorded, ex-Bianchi (Schmidt 6)
*
Catalog #10
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #1038
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO NOVGOROD
1882 5k black on yellow, complete sheet of 36 (6x6), position 13 major retouch of background, letters "ZE" of "Zemskoy" missing; additionally position 22 inverted, full original gum, some creases and gum inclusions/spots, otherwise fine-v.f. One of only four intact sheets recorded, ex-Faberge (Schmidt 11,11M,11S)
Box */**
Catalog #10,10a
Unsold
Lot #1039
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO NOVGOROD
1882 5k black on yellow, imperforate block of four, upper right stamp inverted, h.r., cracked plate at bottom, fine and rare (Schmidt 10a)
Box *
Catalog #11S
Unsold
Lot #1040
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO NOVGOROD
1882 5k black on gray violet paper, imperf. complete sheet of 36, full original gum, h.r. at top, most n.h., creases affect six stamps, marginal flaws, mostly v.f. A rare sheet, ex-Ferrary, Faberge and Bianchi collections (Schmidt 11)
Box *
Catalog #13
Unsold
Lot #1041
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO NOVGOROD
1889 5k multicolor, horizontal pair imperf. between, unused without gum, fine
(*)
Catalog #20var
Unsold

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