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 #56
United States 1893 Columbian Exposition
1893 1c deep blue, bottom margin plate number block of six, top stamps hinged, nice color, fine-v.f.,
Box *
Catalog #230
Catalog Value $450
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #57
United States 1893 Columbian Exposition
1893 3c green, n.h., well centered with wide margins, fresh color, with 1993 PFC and 2021 PSAG certificate graded "95" (SMQ $675)
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Catalog #232
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #58
United States 1893 Columbian Exposition
1893 6c purple, bottom margin plate number block of eight, n.h., fresh color, tiny inclusion in the selvage, fine-v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #235
Catalog Value $3,100
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #59
United States 1893 Columbian Exposition
1893 8c magenta, top margin horizontal plate number strip of three, right stamp l.h., other two n.h., fine-v.f. (catalogued as singles)
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Catalog #236
Catalog Value $327
Unsold
Lot #60
United States 1893 Columbian Exposition
1893 15c dark green, n.h., fresh color, with 2020 PSAG certificate graded "80" (SMQ $675)
**
Catalog #238
Price Realized
$750.00

Lot #61
United States 1893 Columbian Exposition
1893 50c slate blue, slightly disturbed original gum, v.f., with 2020 PSAG certificate,
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Catalog #240
Catalog Value $450
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #62
United States 1893 Columbian Exposition
1893 $2 brown red, l.h., nicely centered, with 2021 PSAG certificate graded "80" (SMQ $1,000)
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Catalog #242
Unsold
Lot #63
United States 1893 Columbian Exposition
1893 $2 brown red, n.h., fresh color, fine, with 2020 PSAG certificate,
**
Catalog #242
Catalog Value $3,500
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #64
United States 1893 Columbian Exposition
1893 $2 brown red, unused (regummed), fresh and fine,
(*)
Catalog #242
Catalog Value $500
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #65
United States 1893 Columbian Exposition
1893 $3 yellow green, used, fine, with 2021 PSAG certificate,
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Catalog #243
Catalog Value $775
Price Realized
$400.00

Lot #66
United States 1893 Columbian Exposition
1893 $4 crimson lake, small h.r., nicely centered, fresh color, with 2020 PSE certificate graded "VF 80" (SMQ $2,150)
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Catalog #244
Price Realized
$1,900.00

Lot #67
United States 1893 Columbian Exposition
1893 $4 crimson lake, used, nice color, with 1995 PFC and 2020 PSAG certificate graded "80" (SMQ $1,100)
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Catalog #244
Price Realized
$800.00

Lot #68
United States 1893 Columbian Exposition
1893 $5 black, lightly canceled, nice centering, with 2021 PSAG certificate graded "80" (SMQ $1,350)
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Catalog #245
Price Realized
$1,100.00

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