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 #4
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 1c blue, type III, red Carrier cancel, full to clear margins all around, repaired horizontal tear, otherwise fine, with 2020 PSAG certificate,
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Catalog #8
Catalog Value $1,750
Price Realized
$750.00

Lot #5
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 mourning cover to France, franked with two different shades of 3c orange brown, used in combination with 12c black, margins to just in at sides, all canceled by grids, with red New Orleans March 20 and French 20 April 1852 entry pmks, Paris and Calais arrival on back, fine and attractive cover
Envelope
Catalog #10A,17
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #6
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 10c green, type IV, pos.76L1 (recut at bottom), ample margins, close but clear all around, cancelled by black straight line "Paid" handstamp, used on cover (part of backflap missing) from Dixfield, Maine to California, with corresponding departure (Oct 3) pmk alongside, minor cover wear, fine example of this rare position on cover, with 2004 PSE certificate (catalogue value is without premium for the recut variety)
Envelope
Catalog #16
Catalog Value $1,900
Price Realized
$900.00

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