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 #1067
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO POLTAVA
1903 1k orange, 3k blue perforated, also imperf. 3k blue and 6k violet (narrow margins), fine-v.f., sold AS IS
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Catalog #1-3
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #1068
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO POLTAVA
1903 small local cover addressed to "Gelferikh Sade" association, agricultural tools and machinery warehouse, franked on back with 3k blue, tied by round Volost seal, minor cover flaws at bottom, fine. Poltava's first issue adhesives are rare on commercial mail, ex-Liphschutz
Envelope
Catalog #2
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #1069
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO POLTAVA
1905-1915 Coat of Arms 1k-30k selection of 18 stamps (15 different) including three pairs (two used), fine-v.f.
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Catalog #8/40
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #1070
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO POLTAVA
1908 3k on 1k horizontal pair, framed datestamp, also 3k on 15k, four singles including two inverted surcharges, various types, one without gum, others h.r., fine-v.f. (Schmidt 21,24)
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Catalog #14,17,17M
Catalog Value $182
Price Realized
$95.00

Lot #1071
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO POLTAVA
1918 20k on 6k, two copies, one lilac handstamp, the other violet; also 60k on 1k green, vertical surcharge, unused or h.r., handstamped guarantee marks, some toning, otherwise fine,
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Catalog #42,43var,45var
Catalog Value $2,210
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #1072
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO POLTAVA
1918 surcharged "20" in carmine on 6k ultramarine, h.r., little soiling at right, otherwise fine
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Catalog #42
Unsold
Lot #1073
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO POLTAVA
1912 20k on 6k, surcharge type 2 (only 84 printed), h.r., fine, signed Ganko (Schmidt 67)
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Catalog #78
Unsold
Lot #1074
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO POLTAVA
1912 Provisional Issue, 40k on 10k, surcharge double, h.r., v.f., signed Ganko, rare,
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Catalog #80var
Catalog Value $600
Unsold
Lot #1075
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO POLTAVA
1912 Ukrainian Village, 1k and 3k perf. and imperf. sheetlets of 10, some minor gum disturbances, mostly fine-v.f. Only 150 of the imperfs were printed, sheets are rare (Schmidt 74,74a,76,76a)
Box *
Catalog #141,143,141I,143I
Unsold

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