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 #772
1871 200m vermilion, Plate I, horizontal pair, positions 21-22, canceled on piece, irregular margins at bottom to just touching in places, fine and scarce,
Catalog #3
Price Realized

Lot #773
1872 5s blue green, yellow green, wove paper, three different, unused without gum, usual centering and perforations, minor flaws, fine appearance,
Catalog #8,8a,8b
Catalog Value $2,550
Price Realized

Lot #774
1874 30s gray, Foreign Wove Paper, without syllabics, canceled Hiogo in oval grids, small thin and scissors cut at right, fine appearance. A rare stamp,
Catalog #25
Catalog Value $7,500
Lot #775
1885 triple-weight red band cover franked with vertical strip of 3x5s brown, used Shanghai to Nagasaki, with 8 May 1885 foreign mail arrival pmk and "Ship" on reverse, fine usage from China
Price Realized

Lot #776
1935 Visit of the Emperor of Manchukuo to Japan, set of four, each overprinted in black and mounted in specially prepared booklet, v.f.
Catalog #218-11
Price Realized

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