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 #29
United States 1867 Grill Issue
1867 3c rose, D.Grill, used, usual centering, fine, with 2014 PSE certificate,
O
Catalog #85
Catalog Value $1,100
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #30
United States 1867 Grill Issue
1867 2c black, Z.Grill, unused with original gum, h.r., sharp impression, usual centering, fresh and sound example of this extremely rare unused stamp, with 1994 PFC and 2001 PSE certificates,
*
Catalog #85B
Catalog Value $17,500
Price Realized
$2,700.00

Lot #31
United States 1867 Grill Issue
1867 2c black, Z.Grill, part original gum, usual centering, toned perf. at bottom right, fine appearance, with 2006 PFC,
*
Catalog #85B
Catalog Value $17,500
Price Realized
$1,300.00

Lot #32
United States 1867 Grill Issue
1867 12c black, E.Grill, small h.r., usual centering, a fine mint copy, with 2020 PSAG certificate,
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Catalog #90
Catalog Value $4,500
Unsold
Lot #33
United States 1867 Grill Issue
1867 15c black, F.Grill, never hinged (with gum skips), usual centering, nice impression, fine, extremely scare in n.h. condition, with 2020 PFC stating "it is genuine, never hinged, with large gum skips at bottom" (catalogue value for hinged)
**
Catalog #98
Catalog Value $4,250
Unsold
Lot #34
United States 1867 Grill Issue
1867 30c orange, F. Grill, black cork cancel, also red arrival pmk, bright color, well centered, fine, with 1999 PFC,
O
Catalog #100
Catalog Value $900
Price Realized
$280.00

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