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 #453
FRANCE
1807 Napoleon I, lettersheet addressed to General Clarke ("vous donnerez ordre que le corps de gardes nationales qui est a Cherbourg soit renforce de 500 hommes du corps des gardes nationales qui est au Havre, a Dieppe et sur la cote. Vous donnerez egalment l'ordre que le 3eme batailon du 15e de ligne, le 3eme batailon du 70e, 3eme batailon di 86e et le 3e batailon du 47e formes chacun a six compagnies, une de grenadiers, une de votiguers et 4 basses compagnies a un efectif de 140 hommes et au moins a 110 hommes presens par compagnie, se tiennent prets a marcher. Vous ferez passer la revue de ces batailons par le general Malher, et du moment que leur armement, leur habilement seront en etat, vous m'en rendre compte") ("You will order that the body of national guards which is in Cherbourg be strengthened by 500 men of the body of the National Guards who are in Le Havre, Dieppe and on the coast. You will also give the order that the 3rd battalion of the 15th of line, the 3rd battalion of the 70th, 3rd battalion of 86th and the 3rd battalion of the 47th form each with six companies, one of grenadiers, one of Voltigeurs and 4 low companies has 140 men and at least 110 men per company, stand ready to march, you will make the review of these battalions by General Malher, and as soon as ready, you notify me"), signed "NAPOL", Fontainebleau, 3 November, 1807. A v.f. Napoleon letter, with official certificate
Price Realized
$2,400.00

Lot #454
FRANCE
1811 Napoleon I, single page letter sheet to Count Mollien (Nicolas Francois, Count Mollien was frequently consulted by Napoleon on financial matters, and after the Proclamation of the Empire (May 1804) Councilor of State), regarding the King of Spain and transfer of funds, signed "Napoleon", St. Cloud, 13 June, 1811 (letters signed "Napoleon" in full are rare)
Price Realized
$2,300.00

Lot #455
FRANCE
1853 1c bronze green, never hinged, huge margins all around including part of adjoining stamp at right, fresh and v.f. (catalogue value for hinged)
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Catalog #12a
Catalog Value $155
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #456
FRANCE
1862 1fr lake, Re-issue, h.r., v.f., with Roumet certificate (YT 18d)
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Catalog #21c
Catalog Value $1,500
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #457
FRANCE
1863 5fr gray lilac, canceled "1" numeral (Paris Star), signed Brun, etc., with von der Weid certificate, fine,
O
Catalog #37
Catalog Value $750
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #458
FRANCE
1870 4c gray, block of four, full original gum, h.r., v.f., signed Brun (catalogued as singles)
Box *
Catalog #40
Catalog Value $1,000
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #459
FRANCE
1900 Type Merson, 2fr violet and yellow, overprinted "Annule", top sheet margin part gutter at top, n.h., with horizontal pen line on back (applied to prevent fraudulent use), v.f. and rare "Cours d'Instruction" training stamp, with Sismondo certificate (Maury 8)
**
Catalog #126S
Catalog Value €3,500
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #460
FRANCE
1923-29 Congres de Bordeaux and Le Havre Exhibition overprints, two different, h.r., fresh and v.f.,
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Catalog #197,246
Catalog Value $1,040
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #461
FRANCE
1923-29 Congres de Bordeaux and Le Havre Exhibition overprints, two different, h.r., fine-v.f.,
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Catalog #197,246
Catalog Value $1,040
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #462
FRANCE
1929 20fr Pont du Gard, three copies, h.r., well centered, fine-v.f.,
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Catalog #253
Catalog Value $825
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #463
FRANCE
1929 Pont du Gard, 20fr orange brown, type III, lower left sheet corner margin block of four (date is incorrect "16.9.37"), n.h., v.f., with Roumet certificate (YT 262, Maury 262 IIB, €3,750)
Box **
Catalog #254A
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #464
FRANCE
1929 Pont du Gard, 20fr orange brown, type III, lower left sheet corner margin block of four, dated 9.6.37, n.h., v.f., with Roumet certificate (YT 262, €3,150)
Box **
Catalog #254A
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #465
FRANCE
1929 Pont du Gard, 20fr orange brown, type III, lower right sheet corner margin block of four, n.h., v.f., with Roumet certificate (YT 262, €2,300)
Box **
Catalog #254A
Catalog Value $1,800
Price Realized
$625.00

Lot #466
FRANCE
1948 United Nations General Assembly, 12fr black, signed (Decaris) artist die proof, vertical format, showing watermark at lower right, v.f.
P
Catalog #605P
Price Realized
$120.00

Lot #467
FRANCE
1949 UPU, 25fr imperf. and gummed trial color proofs, three singles and four pairs, various colors, including carmine and ultramarine, n.h., v.f.
P
Catalog #636P
Unsold
Lot #468
FRANCE
1949 UPU, 25fr emerald green and ultramarine, imperf. and gummed trial color proofs, two sheet margin blocks of four, n.h., v.f.
Box P
Catalog #636P
Unsold
Lot #469
FRANCE
1993-96 selection of four different imperforate booklet panes of six, eight, ten and twelve, with Stamp Day, Christmas, Movie Stars, French-Swedish Cultural Relations, n.h., v.f. (2394a,2415a,2510a,B661a,var)
Box **
Catalog #2394a/B661a,var
Unsold
Lot #470
FRANCE
1993-96 selection of 11 different imperforate booklet panes of six, eight, ten and twelve, with Stamp Day, Christmas, Movie Stars, Marianne de Dulac, Red Cross, Famous Detectives, etc., n.h., v.f. (2394a,2409a,2451a,2510a,B661a/669a,var)
Box **
Catalog #2394a/B676a,var
Unsold

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