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 #548
1941-44 German 18th Army Fieldpost Collection of 130 covers (Siege of Leningrad). Almost all of the covers are registered and sent to military related offices in various parts of Germany and Austria. There are 26 Divisions represented with histories related to the 18th Army (75 pages) plus 18th Army Rear Area Components (28 Pages), Retreat from Leningrad, etc., all expertly written-up and exhibition-ready. (Formed in November 1939, the18th Army was moved East and participated in Operation Barbarossa in 1941, part of the Army Group North, the 18th Army was encircled by the Red Army offensives and spent the remainder of the war in the Courland Pocket)
Lot #549
1941-44 group of 12 covers (mostly registered) and card, German Occupied Belarus, with pmks of Minsk, Sluzk, Pleskau, Stolpce, Slonim, also Baranovichi, fine-v.f.
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