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 #1280
1904-78 collection virtually complete on Scott album pages (missing only Nos 15,47), unused singles, occasional varieties (39d,46b), booklet panes (71e/101a,117b, etc.), Coils, Pre-cancels, some blocks of four, Air Post (including C5a), Air Post Officials (including CO8-12), Postage Dues (J1-3, without gum), Officials (including O8) and Post Office Seals. The collection contains extensive Postal Stationery, Entire Envelopes complete U1-23, UC1-16 (including different sizes, UC2a, etc.), Postal Cards (UX1-4,7-21), with many varieties, different sizes, Victory Loan Committee envelope, etc., few minor flaws or without gum, generally fine-v.f. A solid, comprehensive collection of Canal Zone, with many difficult to fine items, cat.$17,000+
Envelope *
Catalog #1/165,C1-O8
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Lot #1281
1904-75 collection on Scott album pages, mostly complete (missing the rarities), with sets to $1, also Air Post, Officials, etc., few used, mostly unused, occasional flaws possible, fine-v.f.
Price Realized

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