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 #1102
RUSSIA
1857 10k brown & blue, thick paper, framed Revel datestamp, margins all around, v.f.
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Catalog #1
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #1103
RUSSIA
1857 10k brown & blue, three singles, one with portion of adjoining stamp at left, but cut in at right, canceled on piece by Odessa datestamp, other canceled "354" (Olgopol) in rectangle of dots; last one with straight line and manuscript cancels, creases and other minor flaws, otherwise fine
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Catalog #1
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1104
RUSSIA
1857 10k brown & blue, canceled by "6" (Narva) in rectangle of dots, also another with boxed "Odessa" datestamps, each with margins all around, minute flaws, fine-v.f.,
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Catalog #1
Catalog Value $1,700
Price Realized
$350.00

Lot #1105
RUSSIA
1857 10k brown & blue, large and even margins all around, canceled on piece, fresh and v.f.
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Catalog #1
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #1106
RUSSIA
1857 10k brown & blue, large and even margins all around, fresh color, v.f., signed Matl, with his 1973 certificate
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Catalog #1
Price Realized
$375.00

Lot #1107
RUSSIA
1858 10k brown & blue, thin paper, well centered, canceled on piece by "6" in oval of dots cancel of border post office in Odessa, stamps lifted for inspection and replaced, v.f., with 1994 Mikulski certificate
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Catalog #2
Unsold
Lot #1108
RUSSIA
1858 20k dark blue & orange, thick paper, well centered, canceled by round dots postmark, deep and vivid colors, v.f., with 2000 Eichele certificate,
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Catalog #3
Catalog Value $1,700
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #1109
RUSSIA
1858 20k blue & orange, thin paper, well centered, canceled by "1" in oval of dots postmark of St. Petersburg, signed Mikulski, with his 1989 certificate,
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Catalog #3
Catalog Value $1,700
Unsold
Lot #1110
RUSSIA
1858 30k carmine & green, thin paper, canceled "443" in rectangle of dots postmark of Berdiansk, watermark "3" significantly shifted to top, fresh colors and fine, with 2013 Hovest certificate,
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Catalog #4
Catalog Value $2,500
Unsold
Lot #1111
RUSSIA
1858 30k carmine & green, thick paper, town cancel 23 Nov 1870, well centered, brilliant colors, v.f., signed Buhler, with his 1988 certificate,
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Catalog #4
Catalog Value $2,500
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #1112
RUSSIA
1866 30k carmine & green, block of four, n.h., post office fresh, fine-v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #25
Catalog Value $1,100
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1113
RUSSIA
1883 14k blue & rose, horizontally laid paper, Center Inverted, light and unobtrusive "Tarasha" cds, corner perforation crease at lower left, with handstamp on back, 1929 Royal and 2018 Buchsbayew certificates,
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Catalog #36b
Catalog Value $6,250
Unsold
Lot #1114
RUSSIA
1922 20r on 15k imperforate, lithographed surcharge, position 34, l.h., v.f., with handstamped guarantee, 1994 Mikulski certificate,
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Catalog #224
Catalog Value $9,500
Price Realized
$2,300.00

Lot #1115
RUSSIA
1924 Lenin, 20k red & black, Type I (20x25mm), n.h., v.f.
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Catalog #268var
Price Realized
$270.00

Lot #1116
RUSSIA
1926 Definitives (watermarked), 18k violet, imperforate block of four, margins all around, n.h., fresh and v.f. A rarity, one of only three recorded imperf. blocks
Box **
Catalog #316var
Unsold
Lot #1117
RUSSIA
1928 100th Anniversary of birth of Leo Tolstoy (stamps were never issued), 10k, 14k, 18k (two) and 28k black, perforated photo essays, five different, each mounted on card, four with values confirmed in red ink, two showing corrections in Chinese ink, 28k with corner fault, otherwise fine-v.f., probably unique, with 2019 Liapine certificates
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Unsold
Lot #1118
RUSSIA
1933 Order of the Red Banner, 20k black, red & yellow green, perf. 9 1/2, n.h., v.f., signed Diena, with his 1991 certificate. A rare stamp,
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Catalog #518var
Catalog Value $8,000
Unsold
Lot #1119
RUSSIA
1939 30k on 4k claret (unwatermarked), top sheet margin horizontal strip of three, n.h., fine, with 1995 Dieter Wassman certificate,
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Catalog #743a
Catalog Value $1,575
Unsold
Lot #1120
RUSSIA
1941 Be a Hero, 30k line perf. 12 1/2, tight sheet margin copy, n.h. v.f.,
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Catalog #856var
Unsold
Lot #1121
RUSSIA
1941 Navoi, 1r lilac, horizontal gutter pair used with additional franking on registered cover (5.3.45) from Leningrad to England, some cover wear, otherwise fine usage
Envelope
Catalog #858var
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #1122
RUSSIA
1943 Teheran Conference, 3r red color (flags) double, block of four, canceled to order as always, v.f., rare, if not the only known block of four of this error (only one sheet printed)
Box
Catalog #908var
Unsold
Lot #1123
RUSSIA
1946 25th Anniversary of the Soviet Postage Stamps, 15k souvenir sheet of four, red color double (!), l.h. at top margin, insignificant natural gum wrinkles, v.f. and extremely rare (a similar sheet was last sold at our 2010 sale for $14,500 hammer)
Box *
Catalog #1080var
Unsold
Lot #1124
RUSSIA
1958 Mendeleyev Congress, 40k Butlerov and 1957 40k Mendeleyev commemorative, both with the special unissued overprint, n.h., v.f., the latter signed Mikulski. The Congress was canceled and stamps not issued
**
Unsold
Lot #1125
RUSSIA
1958 Mendeleyev Congress, 40k Butlerov with the special unissued overprint, n.h., v.f. The Congress was canceled and stamp not issued
**
Unsold
Lot #1126
RUSSIA
1958 Airliner and Globe, 40k without inscriptions (black and red omitted), upper left sheet corner margin single, n.h., v.f. Only a single sheet of 100 was discovered in the Orenburg Post Office
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Catalog #2148var
Unsold
Lot #1127
RUSSIA
1959 250th Anniversary of Victory at Poltava, unissued 40k brown & gray violet, n.h., v.f., signed Raybaudi, with his 2005 certificate
**
Unsold
Lot #1128
RUSSIA
1962 Sabir, 4k inscribed "Azerbajanin" in error (instead of "Azerbaijan") at top, lower left sheet corner margin block of four, n.h., v.f., extremely rare (only 250 stamps issued, few blocks recorded)
Box **
Unsold
Lot #1129
RUSSIA
1965 20th Anniversary of the International Women's Federation, 6k unissued variety in smaller size and slightly different color, inscribed "all-world" instead of "International" (in the larger, issued size, copy enclosed for comparison), n.h., v.f.
**
Catalog #3093var
Unsold

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