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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ImagesDescriptionBidding
Lot #30
United States 1861-68 Issues
1861 George Washington complete design, engraved vignette in green (similar to 65-E7A) but with "25869" die, American Bank Note Company imprint and initials in four corners, die sunk on complete card, v.f., rare
E
Unsold
Lot #31
United States 1861-68 Issues
1861 George Washington vignette only in black, die with V-39242 on india, mounted on full card, v.f. (similar to 65-E6)
E
Unsold
Lot #32
United States 1861-68 Issues
1861 3c pink, "Paid 3" cancel, well centered, faint diagonal crease, otherwise v.f., with 2017 PFC,
O
Catalog #64
Catalog Value $550
Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #33
United States 1861-68 Issues
1861 90c blue, unused without gum, well centered, with 2021 PFC graded "VF-XF 85" (SMQ $1,450 for unused without gum)
(*)
Catalog #72
Price Realized
$1,200.00

Lot #34
United States 1861-68 Issues
1861 24c gray, black and red cancels, well centered with wide margins, v.f., with 2021 PSAG certificate,
O
Catalog #78b
Catalog Value $500
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #35
United States 1861-68 Issues
1861 3c green, Lowenberg Decalcomania, Plate Essay on Onionskin, se-tenant with French stamp design, vertical pair plus half of another pair of the U.S. essay at bottom with a block of four of the 1c green French stamp at top, fine and outstanding condition for this fragile paper, v.f. (According to an article in the Essay-Proof Journal, Lowenberg was also trying to secure a contract to sell his process to the French government, and this may have been integral to his attempt)
Box E
Catalog #79-E8var
Price Realized
$1,600.00

Lot #36
United States 1861-68 Issues
1863 Soldier's letter from Washington, D.C. to New York, with "Forwarded by the U.S. Sanitary Commission" handstamp on back, appropriate endorsements and departure pmk
Envelope
Price Realized
$140.00

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