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

ImagesDescriptionCurrent Bid
Lot #1057
1871 3k black on yellow, unused without gum, small thin, otherwise fine,
Catalog #2
Catalog Value $120
Lot #1058
1874-1910 3k black on yellow (2), also 1875 Issue, plus 1910 5k red, two diff., unused or with original gum, couple of small flaws, mostly fine,
Catalog #3,4,26,26A
Catalog Value $175
Lot #1059
1914 5k lilac, sheet of 49 (rejoined and hinge reinforced), showing two different types, slight color fading in places, mostly fine-v.f. (Schmidt 29,29T)
Box *
Catalog #26
Price Realized

Lot #1060
1917 3k dark blue, block of four, lower right stamp "5k" instead of "3k" variety, v.f.
Box *
Catalog #27,27M

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