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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ImagesDescriptionBidding
Lot #18
United States 1861-68 Issues
1861 10c Indian, four sheetlets of four in blue, gray black, carmine and violet, v.f. and beautiful group
Box E
Price Realized
$2,400.00

Lot #19
United States 1861-68 Issues
1861 cover franked with 3c red brown, used from Delaware City to Lexington, Ky, oval "Prisoner's letter / Examined Fort Delaware, Del" handstamp, usual cover defects, otherwise fine Prisoner of War item
Envelope
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #20
United States 1861-68 Issues
1861 1c blue and 3c red brown, each tied by framed "Paid" handstamp on small cover from Boston to Holyoke, red May 18 departure pmk at left, v.f.
Envelope
Catalog #61,65
Price Realized
$95.00

Lot #21
United States 1861-68 Issues
1861 3c pink, used, fresh color, fine, with 2021 PSAG certificate,
O
Catalog #64
Catalog Value $550
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #22
United States 1861-68 Issues
1861 3c lake, deep rich color, h.r., fine, with 2002 PSE certificate,
*
Catalog #66TC
Catalog Value $2,000
Price Realized
$750.00

Lot #23
United States 1861-68 Issues
1861 24c violet, blue Cincinnati duplex cancel, fine, with 1993 PFC,
O
Catalog #70c
Catalog Value $2,275
Unsold
Lot #24
United States 1861-68 Issues
1861 24c red lilac, plate proof on card, fresh and v.f.,
P
Catalog #70P4
Catalog Value $500
Unsold
Lot #25
United States 1861-68 Issues
1861 3c scarlet, perf. 12, four horizontal black pen strokes, well centered, bright color, v.f. (many of the examples are faded or with faults), with 2021 PSAG certificate,
O
Catalog #74
Catalog Value $5,500
Unsold
Lot #26
United States 1861-68 Issues
1861 24c grayish lilac, used, nicely centered, with 2020 PSAG certificate graded "80" (SMQ $425)
O
Catalog #78a
Unsold
Lot #27
United States 1861-68 Issues
1863 "Rose of Washington" unused patriotic cover with Rose enclosure, a most attractive hand painted three part design of Charles Magnus, fresh and crisp with bright colors on a nice white envelope (opened at top), with the foldout Rose enclosure showing numerous scenes and monuments of Washington, D.C., printed in blue on the outside and in bronze on the inside, with Magnus imprint on the enclosure, fine and scarce
Envelope
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #28
United States 1861-68 Issues
1867 A.Grill, 3c rose, somewhat faded, with gum toning, tied by blue Cincinnati cds on attractive "Walter Gow & Co., Fire Engine Hose and Extra Heavy Leather Belt Makers" advertising cover to Springfield, Ohio, fine and scarce usage, with 1979 PFC,
Envelope
Catalog #79
Catalog Value $1,925
Price Realized
$525.00

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