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

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