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 #1278
1869-1944 collection in PALO album, with fairly complete Canal Zone, mostly unused, with better overprints (Scott 48 and 54 with certificates), Air Post Officials, Postage Dues, Cuba, Danish West Indies, Guam, Hawaii, strong Philippines, values to $5 (224,225), Air Post, Officials, some unlisted O.B." overprints, Japanese Occupation issues, Puerto Rico and Ryukyu Islands complete (including 17 l.h.), etc., mostly unused, occasional minor condition issues, generally fine-v.f.. A solid collection, cat. $30,000+
Price Realized

Lot #1279
1899-1944 collection in Scott Specialty album, some Cuba and Hawaii, good showing of Philippines, with Japanese Occupation issues, occasional "Victory" handstamps (O38 with APS certificate), Postage Dues, souvenir sheets, booklet panes, etc., fine-v.f.
Price Realized

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