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 #1353
1930s-50s Movie Stars, large group of 200+ original black & white photographs, many Magnum Photos (Credit to David Seymour, Ernst Haas, Elliot Erwitt, Burt Glinn, Mike Todd, Howard Hawks, Erich Lessing), Laurel & Hardy, Kirk Douglas, Humphrey Bogart, Cary Grant, Sean Connery, Audrey Hepburn, Sydney Poitier, Marlon Brando, Humphrey Bogart, John Wayne, Clint Eastwood and many others, variety of Studio markings and handstamps on back, generally fine-v.f.
Lot #1354
1957 Original black & white photographs (8x11 1/2, 9 1/2x14) of the stars and movie scenes in "The Pride and the Passion" (a 1957 Napoleonic-era war film in Technicolor and Vista Vision from United Artists, produced and directed by Stanley Kramer and starring Cary Grant, Frank Sinatra and Sophia Loren, co-starring Theodore Bikel and Jay Novello), selection of Magnum Photographs, each handstamped "Please Credit Ernst Haas Magnum Photos Inc." on back, 11 original photographs of the movie stars (Frank Sinatra, Cary Grant and Sophia Loren) and 10 of production scenes, fine

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