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 #1167
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO ZENKOV
1880 3k red, unused with original gum, three margins, cut in at right, small thin, ex-Faberge, rated "R" (Schmidt 3)
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Catalog #2
Catalog Value $700
Unsold
Lot #1168
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO ZENKOV
1878 3k dark chocolate brown, h.r., with little toning on back, mostly in the sheet margin, v.f.,
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Catalog #8
Catalog Value $300
Unsold
Lot #1169
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO ZENKOV
1882 3k dark brown, h.r., v.f., rated "RR" (Schmidt 4)
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Catalog #8
Unsold
Lot #1170
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO ZENKOV
1892 3k red, two imperf. varieties, one with upright "3" at lower right, h.r., small thin, otherwise fine, ex-Serge Ralsevitch
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Catalog #22I,var
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #1171
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO ZENKOV
1893 (20 Jan) cover from a peasant in village of Kirillo-Annovka, addressed to Zenkov Zemstvo Uprava, franked on back with 3k red, cancelled by pen and date manuscript, fine
Envelope
Catalog #22
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #1172
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO ZENKOV
1895 2k golden brown, vertical tete-beche pair, h.r., fine (Schmidt 32VS)
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Catalog #24a
Unsold
Lot #1173
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO ZENKOV
1895 2k copper bronze, error of color! (printed in the color of 1k instead of the issued golden bronze), type I (letter "A" of "Pochtowaya" shifted upwards), imperforate single (margins adequate but impossible to say if not trimmed), cancelled 7 Mar 1895, v.f., ex-Faberge, with his explanatory notations on back. A rarity (Schmidt 32V var)
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Catalog #24var
Unsold
Lot #1174
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO ZENKOV
1895 1k and 2k imperf. singles, last one color error, also 2k perf. used on piece, fine-v.f., last one rated "R" (catalogue value for regular stamps)
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Catalog #31I,32,32V
Catalog Value $800
Unsold
Lot #1175
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO ZENKOV
1895 1k bronze, two vertical tete-beche pairs, diff. types, one with small thin, otherwise fine-v.f.,
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Catalog #31S
Catalog Value $600
Unsold
Lot #1176
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO ZENKOV
1895 2k bronze, two vertical tete-beche pairs, diff. types, one with small thin, otherwise fine-v.f.,
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Catalog #32S
Catalog Value $600
Unsold
Lot #1177
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO ZENKOV
1898 3k gold/bronze, large format, v.f., ex-Kirchner, Ferrary-Faberge handstamp on back, Schmidt unlisted (Schmidt 30)
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Unsold
Lot #1178
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO ZENKOV
1909 2k dark bronze, imperf. pane of 21, crackly original gum, creases, wrinkles and stains, scarce multiple,
Box *
Catalog #59I
Catalog Value $315
Unsold

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