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 #78
United States 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition
1898 1c-$2, set of nine, h.r. or unused (50c and $1 with original gum), small faults, otherwise fine-v.f., $1 with 2018 PSE certificate
*(*)
Catalog #285-293
Unsold
Lot #79
United States 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition
1898 1c-$2, complete set of nine bi-color essays, removed from card, some usual thins from card removal, otherwise fine-v.f.
E
Catalog #285-293E
Unsold
Lot #80
United States 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition
1898 4c orange, top margin plate block of four, n.h., fresh color, fine, with 2020 PSAG certificate,
Box **
Catalog #287
Catalog Value $1,550
Unsold
Lot #81
United States 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition
1898 5c dull blue, left sheet margin single, n.h., v.f., with a photocopy of a 2015 PSE certificate for a block of six from which this came,
**
Catalog #288
Catalog Value $300
Price Realized
$190.00

Lot #82
United States 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition
1898 10c gray violet, bottom margin imprint and plate number horizontal pair, l.h., well centered, v.f., with 2020 PFC,
*
Catalog #290
Catalog Value $280
Price Realized
$220.00

Lot #83
United States 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition
1898 $1 black, disturbed original gum, fine, with 2021 PSAG certificate,
*
Catalog #292
Catalog Value $1,500
Price Realized
$675.00

Lot #84
United States 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition
1898 $1 black, unused (regummed), well centered with wide margins, with 2018 PSE certificate graded "XF-Sup 95" (SMQ $875)
(*)
Catalog #292
Unsold
Lot #85
United States 1898 Trans-Mississippi Exposition
1898 $1 black, unused without gum, fine, with a photocopy of a 2021 PSAG certificate for a pair from which this originated,
(*)
Catalog #292
Catalog Value $850
Unsold

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