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 #177
United States - Locals
1846 D.O. Blood and Company, 2c black, uncanceled single used in 1847 on complete FL to New York, with red straight line "Philada Rail Road" handstamp (struck twice) alongside, indistinct rate marking at top, fine, with 2013 PFC,
Envelope
Catalog #15L8
Catalog Value $500
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #178
United States - Locals
1858 Hussey's Post, New York, N.Y., 1c black, complete sheet of 46, one row of six sideways at bottom, unused without gum as issued, v.f., with 2010 PFC
Box (*)
Catalog #87L6
Unsold
Lot #179
United States - Locals
1858 Hussey's Post, New York, N.Y., 1c rose red, complete sheet of 46, one row of six sideways at bottom, unused without gum as issued, v.f., with 2010 PFC,
Box (*)
Catalog #87L7
Catalog Value $350
Unsold
Lot #180
United States - Locals
1880 Hussey's Express Special Message, single on pre-printed, addressed cover (46 Pine Street, New York City), straight-line purple handstamp tying the stamp, fine, with 2013 PFC,
Envelope
Catalog #87L73
Catalog Value $250
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #181
United States - Locals
1849 Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York, N.Y., 2c red, complete sheet of 25, Stone IV, with "hand applied" gum, fine-v.f., with 2010 PFC,
Box **
Catalog #136L4
Catalog Value $600
Unsold
Lot #182
United States - Locals
1849 Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York, N.Y., 2c red, complete sheet of 25, Stone II, never hinged, fine-v.f., with 2010 PFC,
Box **
Catalog #136L4var
Catalog Value $600
Unsold

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