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 #1299
1865-96 comprehensive balance of the collection on pages, in three albums, Volume I contains an extensive showing of the 230+ Large Dragons (Scott 1/41), with occasional pairs and strip of 6, some used, but mostly unused, with "Candareens" Plural and Singular, pelure, wove and Laid Paper varieties, some marked as "Official Reprints". There are different types, groups and settings, usually noted on pages, with many rarities included. A strong selection of 1866-77 (43/81) perforated issues follows, with Provisional "1 Cand" surcharges, in blue, some used. Volume II covers the perforated Small Dragons issues from 1877, used and unused, with different types clearly identified on 48 pages, with shades, occasional blocks of four and some interesting covers, surcharges in blue, black and red, some inverted, other varieties. Volume III covers Postage Dues, few on cover, postal stationery, Local Post Agencies, showing Amoy, Foochow and Hankow cancels, plus extensive showing of forgeries, variety of types, some quite useful. A wonderful and truly remarkable collection of Shanghai Local Post, generally in nice condition, cat. $250,000+
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Catalog #1/170,J1-20

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