U.S. & Worldwide Stamps & Postal History
August 10-11, 2021

Welcome to our Summer 2021 Sale of U.S. and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History, taking place August 10-11, 2021, at our Teaneck galleries and over the internet via CherrystoneLIVE. Our 1,372 lot sale begins with a solid section of United states including many rarities and graded items. The Foreign section includes Austria, with local issues, France, Germany and Italy, with their Colonies, specialized Liechtenstein, outstanding Poland, with exceptional Krakow overprints, Russia, Great Britain and British Commonwealth, as well as South and Central American countries. In addition, this sale includes a strong selection of 150+ 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 #397
BULGARIA
1881 3s carmine & gray, red & silver, two distinct shades, blocks of four, one n.h., the other l.h. at top only, fine-v.f.
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Catalog #6
Price Realized
$130.00

Lot #398
BULGARIA
1881 5s black and orange, background inverted, star cancel, usual centering, excellent color, some paper adhesion on back, fine example of this rarity, only a small number exist (Mi.7K, €3,000)
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Catalog #7a
Catalog Value $2,200
Price Realized
$2,800.00

Lot #399
BULGARIA
1911 50s ochre and black, center inverted, cancelled Plovdiv June 13, 1913, v.f., signed Herbert Bloch, Karaivanoff and Mikulski, with their 1935 and 1985 certificates. This major error occurred as the bicolored set was printed first in one color and then passed through the press again for the second time. While a premier rarity of Bulgarian philately, this error actually went unnoticed by the public for seven years, the first example being discovered in 1918 by a Nicola Kochanov in Sofia. All of the known (only about 30) examples are used (Mi.86K)
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Catalog #97a
Catalog Value €7,500
Price Realized
$5,250.00

Lot #400
BULGARIA
1933 4th Balkan Games, sheet corner margin blocks of four, n.h., fine-v.f., top value signed Zagor and Karaivanoff, rare set of blocks (Mi.252-58, €4,400)
Box **
Catalog #244-50
Catalog Value $1,964
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #401
BULGARIA
1934 Shipka Pass Battle, set of two souvenir sheets of six, containing six stamps each, n.h., unusually fresh, with sharp corners and completely intact, one with some marginal creases at top, still v.f., seldom offered in this quality. Of the 100 of each printed, only a small portion survive today,
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Catalog #253/265
Catalog Value $3,000
Unsold

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