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 #139
United States Air Post
1918 6c orange, three blocks of four, two stamps hinged, others n.h., some with disturbed gum and wrinkles at top, fine-v.f.,
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Catalog #C1
Catalog Value $1,210
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #140
United States Air Post
1918 6c orange, centerline block of four, n.h. and post office fresh, some natural gum skips and wrinkles at top, v.f.,
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Catalog #C1
Catalog Value $440
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #141
United States Air Post
1918 24c carmine rose and blue, n.h., well centered with wide margins, fresh color, with 2020 PSAG certificate graded "98" (SMQ $2,500)
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Catalog #C3
Price Realized
$1,200.00

Lot #142
United States Air Post
1918 24c carmine rose and blue, Grounded Plane variety, used, well centered, v.f. and scarce, with 2021 PSE certificate
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Catalog #C3var
Unsold
Lot #143
United States Air Post
1923 24c carmine, n.h., near perfect centering, with 2020 PSAG certificate graded "98" (SMQ $1,200)
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Catalog #C6
Unsold
Lot #144
United States Air Post
1930 Zeppelin, 65c-$2.60, set of three, n.h., fine-v.f., with photocopy of a 2002 PSE certificate for a $2.60 block of four from which the single originated,
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Catalog #C13-15
Catalog Value $1,640
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #145
United States Air Post
1930 65c-$2.60 Zeppelin, set of three, used on separate (April 19) Washington D.C. First Day Covers, first one with minor cover faults (stamp v.f.), fine-v.f.
Envelope
Catalog #C13-15
Price Realized
$1,300.00

Lot #146
United States Air Post
1930 65c green, n.h., well centered, bright color, with a photocopy of a 2021 PSAG certificate for a block of four from which this originated, graded "85" (SMQ $350)
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Catalog #C13
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #147
United States Air Post
1930 $1.30 brown, n.h., near perfect centering, fresh color, with 2021 PSAG certificate graded "98" (SMQ $3,500)
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Catalog #C14
Price Realized
$1,500.00

Lot #148
United States Air Post
1930 $1.30 brown, used, well centered, with 2019 PSE certificate graded "VF-XF 85" (SMQ $475)
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Catalog #C14
Unsold
Lot #149
United States Air Post
1930 $2.60 blue, n.h., well centered, bright color, with 2021 PFC graded "VF-XF 85" (SMQ $1,050)
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Catalog #C15
Unsold
Lot #150
United States Air Post
1937 50c carmine, top margin plate number block of six with "Wide Full Selvage", n.h., with 2020 PSAG certificate graded "90" (catalogue value for ungraded)
Box **
Catalog #C22
Catalog Value $3,000
Price Realized
$2,000.00

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