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 #1179
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO ZOLOTONOSHA
1880-1890 selection of 33 stamps, mostly unused (four cancelled on pieces), neatly arranged on a single album page, with block of seven, vertical pair and irregular block of three, each printed couche, also 10k block of four, shades and minor varieties (catalogued as singles), ex-Liphschutz,
Box *O
Catalog #1,2,3,3S2,4,4S,5
Catalog Value $710
Unsold
Lot #1180
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO ZOLOTONOSHA
1880-1916 collection of 63 stamps, written up on 4 pages, few used, with blocks and pairs, few showing position couche, shades and varieties incl. 3k imperf. (13 I), fine-v.f. (Schmidt 1/24)
*O
Catalog #1/17
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #1181
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO ZOLOTONOSHA
1885 2k black and green, vertical tete-beche pair, h.r., v.f., ex-Liphschutz (Schmidt 3a)
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Catalog #3S1
Unsold
Lot #1182
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO ZOLOTONOSHA
1890 2k black and green, two distinct shades, vertical blocks of 19, printed couche, unfolded (actually two bottom rows of sheets, printed 11x8) mostly n.h., fine-v.f., rare, ex-Liphschutz
Box *
Catalog #4,4S,4V,4VS
Unsold
Lot #1183
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO ZOLOTONOSHA
1890 2k black & green, vertical imperf. couche block of five, v.f.
Box *
Catalog #4S
Unsold
Lot #1184
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO ZOLOTONOSHA
1890 2k black and green, two diff. shades, imperf. couche pair and strip of four, also 10k vertical couche pair, v.f.,
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Catalog #4S, 4VS, 5S
Catalog Value $254
Unsold
Lot #1185
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO ZOLOTONOSHA
1891 2k on 3k, black surcharge, large margins, clear 1891 datestamp, fine and rare stamp, ex-Liphschutz (Schmidt 6)
O
Catalog #7
Catalog Value $300
Unsold
Lot #1186
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO ZOLOTONOSHA
1891 2k on 3k, black surcharge, unused, paper h.r., also a used example cancelled by a complete 1891 datestamp on small piece, v.f.
*O
Catalog #8
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #1187
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO ZOLOTONOSHA
1891 2k on 3k, black surcharge (numeral with round head), block of four, h.r., v.f., scarce (catalogued as singles), ex-Liphschutz,
Box *
Catalog #8
Catalog Value $280
Unsold
Lot #1188
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO ZOLOTONOSHA
1892 cover addressed to Zolotonosha Zemstvo Uprava, franked on back with provisional handstamped "3" in black (S 8), tied by violet "Selskaya Pochta" datestamp. This franking reflects the rate increase from 2 to 3kp in the middle of 1892, fine cover, ex-Liphschutz
Envelope
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #1189
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO ZOLOTONOSHA
1892-1900 selection of 38 stamps (five used), with vertical pair and block of four imperf. between, also shades, different types, mounted on two album pages, mostly fine (catalogued as regular stamps), ex-Liphschutz,
Box *O
Catalog #10-16,19
Catalog Value $640
Unsold
Lot #1190
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO ZOLOTONOSHA
1896 3k black, green and gold, imperforate sheet margin block of four, h.r., v.f., ex-Liphschutz (catalogued as singles) (Schmidt 11b)
Box *
Catalog #13I
Catalog Value $800
Unsold
Lot #1191
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO ZOLOTONOSHA
1897 (24 Nov) cover addressed to Zolotonosha Uyezd Court, franked on back with perforated 3k (S 13), tied by "Selskaya Pochta" cds, repeated alongside, additional stamp or wax seal cut out, still fine cover, ex-Liphschutz
Envelope
Price Realized
$150.00

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