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 #1135
RUSSIA Air Post
1924 10k on 5r green, basic stamp wide "5" variety, light cds, v.f., signed Mikulski, etc.,
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Catalog #C7a
Catalog Value $700
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1136
RUSSIA Air Post
1924 15k on 1r brown, surcharge inverted, l.h., v.f., with handstamped guarantee mark, v.f.,
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Catalog #C8a
Catalog Value $1,400
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #1137
RUSSIA Air Post
1924 20k on 10r carmine, surcharge inverted, Moscow cds, v.f., signed Mikulski, Dr.P.Jemchouhin, rare and undercatalogued variety,
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Catalog #C9a
Catalog Value $2,500
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #1138
RUSSIA Air Post
1930 Zeppelin 40k and 80k imperforate singles, h.r., the latter creased at top margin, signed Bartels, the latter Goznak handstamp, v.f., with Dr.Leupold certificates,
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Catalog #C12b-13b
Catalog Value $3,300
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #1139
RUSSIA Air Post
1931 50k violet brown, imperforate trial color proof on gummed stamp paper, large margins all around, l.h., v.f. A significant Soviet and Air Post rarity, only 24 (!) recorded, this one being position 15 (indicated in pencil), with "D" Postal Museum handstamp on back, 2016 Buchsbayew certificate (Sanabria 40) (Liapine 334P1)
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Catalog #C18var
Unsold
Lot #1140
RUSSIA Air Post
1931 50k violet brown, imperforate trial color proof on stamp paper, large margins all around, canceled TULA, v.f. A significant Soviet and Air Post rarity, only 24 (!) recorded, this one being position 2 (indicated in pencil), with "D" Postal Museum handstamp on back, 2016 Buchsbayew certificate (Sanabria 40) (Liapine 334P1)
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Catalog #C18var
Unsold
Lot #1141
RUSSIA Air Post
1931 50k gray blue (error), block of four, n.h., well centered, v.f., with 2010 Raritan guarantee. A rare multiple
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Catalog #C23a
Unsold
Lot #1142
RUSSIA Air Post
1931 50k gray blue (error), used in combination with additional 80k franking on registered cover from Kharkov (4.12.40) to Germany, redirected on arrival from Soltau to Heligoland, with transit and arrival markings, censored and resealed by German Wehrmacht label on back, fine and extraordinary usage of the celebrated "Ospitka" color error on cover to the Third Reich (six months later Germany invaded the Soviet Union)
Envelope
Catalog #C23a
Unsold
Lot #1143
RUSSIA Air Post
1932 Polar Year, set of two used on cover from Leningrad (11 Aug 39) to USA, fine-v.f., scarce commercial usage on one cover
Envelope
Catalog #C34-35
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #1144
RUSSIA Air Post
1934 Civil Aviation Issue, with and without watermark, n.h., minor gum skips as often, fine-v.f. sets,
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Catalog #C40-49
Catalog Value $1,220
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #1145
RUSSIA Air Post
1934 5k violet brown, perf. 14, n.h., v.f., signed Diena, etc.,
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Catalog #C50a
Catalog Value $275
Price Realized
$130.00

Lot #1146
RUSSIA Air Post
1935 Moscow-San Francisco 1r on 10k dark brown (Levanevsky), two copies, one lower case Cyrillic "f", l.h., v.f., signed Goznak, Diena, etc.,
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Catalog #C68,68b
Catalog Value $2,225
Price Realized
$750.00

Lot #1147
RUSSIA Air Post
1935 Moscow-San Francisco surcharge, lower case "f", used, v.f., signed Goznak, etc.,
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Catalog #C68b
Catalog Value $1,450
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #1148
RUSSIA Air Post
1944 Memorial to the Soviet Balloonists who on 30th January reached the height of 22,000 meters", 50k green (Vasenko), 50k ultramarine (Fedosenko) and 50k gray green (Usyskin), imperforate trial color essays in unissued colors and denominations, each mounted on card, with handwritten technical inscriptions, value with penciled line and official handstamp and signatures on back, archival punches through last two, with 2019 Liapine certificates
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Catalog #C77-79P
Unsold

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