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 #1120
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO URZHUM
1899 2k rose, two distinct shades, used, one imperf. at right, fine, only 16 used examples recorded,
O
Catalog #6
Catalog Value $600
Unsold
Lot #1121
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO URZHUM
1899-1901 2k rose (faulty), also 2k carmine, two different shades, used, some irregular perfs, mostly fine-v.f., rated "R",
O
Catalog #6
Catalog Value $640
Unsold
Lot #1122
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO URZHUM
1901 2k carmine, perf. 11 1/2, unused with full original gum, h.r., fine (Schmidt 8, rated "RR"), only 9 unused recorded
*
Catalog #6
Unsold
Lot #1123
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO URZHUM
1901 2k carmine on thin paper, nice color, h.r., fine, rated "RR" (technically only 9 recorded) (Schmidt 6)
*
Catalog #8
Catalog Value $1,200
Unsold
Lot #1124
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO URZHUM
1903 (11 Sep) 7k Imperial postal stationery entire envelope with pre-printed address of the Department of Rural Economics and Agrarian Statistics - Ministry of Agriculture and State Property in St. Petersburg, franked with 2k red brown, tied by Zemstvo departure pmk, fine, with arrival cds on back, ex-Liphschutz
Envelope
Catalog #9
Unsold
Lot #1125
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO URZHUM
1911 2k brown, complete pane of 25, also single and pair, plus a used copy, ex-Liphschutz
Box *O
Catalog #11
Unsold

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