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 #1350
1875-1990 collection on 190 well-filled pages, used and unused, with Italian Offices Abroad (Crete, Offices in China, including Pechino and Tientsin, Tripoli, Turkish Empire, Albania, Constantinople, Durazzo, Janina, Jerusalem, Salonica, Scutari, Smirna and Valona), Italian Colonies include Regular Issues, Semi-Postals, Air Post and Special Delivery from Dalmatia, Cyrenaica, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiume, Italian East Africa, Italian Somaliland, Libya, Oltre Giuba, Saseno, Tripolitania, as well as Aegean Islands (Calimno, Caso, Cos, Karki, Leros, Lipso, Nisiros, Patmos, Piscopi, Rodi, Scarpanto, Simi, Stampalia), Occupation of Austria, Castellorizo and Corfu, mixed condition, usual faults noted, especially among the earlier items, some reference material, generally fine-v.f. (owner's cat.$72,500+ not counting the occasional reference items)
Price Realized

Lot #1351
1920-40 Aegean Islands - Somalia, collection in stock book, with many complete sets, commemoratives, Air Post and Postage Dues, also Parcel Post, some duplication, l.h. or h.r., occasional flaws possible, mostly fine-v.f., Sass. Euro 45,000+ (some later 1950s issues not counted)
Price Realized

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