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

ImagesDescriptionCurrent Bid
Lot #648
1851-60 selection of 10 FLs, variety of franking, including Lion 2cr value, 1853 FL with 1cr and 2cr values, 1854 FL with a pair of 1cr, sent to Massa Martina, one stamp showing a dented upper frame variety, 1853 FL from Florence to Bologna, with a strip of three of 1crazie carmine (left stamp showing a damaged left hand tablet), another 1857 FL from the Royal Fiscal Office to Terra del Sole franked with the 1cr value on white paper (deformed lower frame under "A" of "Crazia" variety), also four FLs, each with 1860 Provincial Government 10c brown (shades), short descriptions (in Italian) for most of the items, usual margins, fine lot
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