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 #111
United States 1914-17 Issues
1914 2c carmine, horizontal guide line pair, n.h., well centered, fresh color, with 1998 PFC and 2020 PSAG certificate graded "90" (SMQ $1,350)
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Catalog #413
Price Realized
$1,100.00

Lot #112
United States 1914-17 Issues
1914 50c violet, n.h., fresh color, fine, with 2021 PSAG certificate,
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Catalog #422
Catalog Value $500
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #113
United States 1914-17 Issues
1914 15c gray, left margin plate number block of six, l.h., fine,
Box *
Catalog #437
Catalog Value $1,100
Price Realized
$200.00

Lot #114
United States 1914-17 Issues
1914 30c orange red, l.h., well centered, fresh color, v.f., with 2005 APS certificate,
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Catalog #439
Catalog Value $225
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #115
United States 1914-17 Issues
1916 3c violet, horizontal pair, used, well centered with wide margins, with a photocopy of a 2020 PSAG certificate graded "90" for a strip of three from which this came (SMQ $1,000)
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Catalog #456
Unsold
Lot #116
United States 1914-17 Issues
1916 2c pale carmine red, top sheet margin single, n.h., fresh and fine, with a photocopy of a 2009 PFC for a larger block from which this originated,
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Catalog #461
Catalog Value $325
Unsold
Lot #117
United States 1914-17 Issues
1916 5c carmine, error stamp in 2c horizontal strip of three, 5c n.h. (2c stamps l.h.), well centered, v.f., with 2021 PSAG certificate for a block of six from which this originated,
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Catalog #467
Catalog Value $800
Price Realized
$800.00

Lot #118
United States 1914-17 Issues
1916 15c gray, n.h., well centered, with 1998 PFC and 2021 PSAG certificate graded "80" (the PSAG certificate erroneously describes it as a 437; the stamp is clearly unwatermarked) (SMQ $400)
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Catalog #475
Price Realized
$550.00

Lot #119
United States 1914-17 Issues
1916 20c light ultramarine, l.h., well centered with wide margins, fresh color, with 2021 PSAG certificate graded "95" (SMQ $550)
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Catalog #476
Price Realized
$425.00

Lot #120
United States 1914-17 Issues
1916 50c light violet, bottom margin single, barely hinged, well centered, v.f., with a photocopy of a 2020 PFC for a block of four from which this originated,
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Catalog #477
Catalog Value $850
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #121
United States 1914-17 Issues
1916 2c carmine, used, near perfect centering, with 2019 PSE certificate graded "Superb 98" (SMQ $175)
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Catalog #492
Unsold
Lot #122
United States 1914-17 Issues
1917 $2 dark blue, n.h., huge margins, v.f.,
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Catalog #479
Catalog Value $475
Price Realized
$525.00

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