U.S. & Worldwide Stamps & Postal History
October 12-13, 2021

Our October 12-13, 2021 Sale of Rare Stamps and Postal History of the World will take place at our Galleries and over the internet via CherrystoneLIVE. This 1,458 lot sale begins with United States, with 19th and 20th Century single rarities, graded items, proofs, essays and back of book material. The Foreign section focus is on Asia, with an outstanding collection of Large Dragons of Shanghai, used and unused individual rarities and a powerful balance lot. There is Japan with Offices in Korea, followed by stamps and Postal History of Imperial Korea, Mongolia, as well as Russian Offices in China, with Chinese Eastern Railway Stations. European countries include Austria, with local issues, France & Colonies, German Colonies, Italian States & Colonies, Poland, Russia, Great Britain & British Commonwealth, an important collection of Persia and select rarities from the rest of the world. The sale concludes with Large Lots and Collections, with hundreds of albums comprising a collection formed by Solomon Goldberg and sold on behalf of the UJA of New York. Additional lots range from single country albums to specialized collections, multi-carton worldwide groups and cover lots. Scans of the large lots are continuously being added.

ImagesDescriptionCurrent Bid
Lot #650
1914-17 selection of eight covers/letters from Irish soldiers, including "Active Service" cover from Alexandria, Egypt, pre-printed card from an Irish Prisoner of War in Germany, 1915 postcard from Italian Army's physician writing home to Belfast, cover from Irish General Nugent, mail from the Western Front to Dublin, postcard home from regimental training camp in Canada, another from 1916 British occupation of German East Africa, sent from Kenya to Sillens, British Expeditionary Force cover and letter from France to Belfast, all written-up exhibition style on pages, mixed condition, interesting group, ex-John Pedneault's "Irishman always writes home" collection

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