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 #283
United States - U.S.Postal Agency Siberia Prisoner of War Mail
1918 (29 Nov) Prisoner of War stationery card (in four languages) from a Hungarian POW in Krasnaya Retchka, near Khabarovsk to Ujpest, Hungary, with Hungarian Red Cross-Motorized unit (transporting the wounded/ambulance), sent through the "U.S. Postal Agency Siberia", with departure pmk, boxed censor cachet and additional "Passed by Censor 494" (applied in New York), fine (U.S. 27th Infantry, Company I, assumed charge of the 2,000 Austro-Hungarian prisoners in the Krasnaya Retchka Camp, near Khabarovsk)
Lot #284
United States - U.S.Postal Agency Siberia Prisoner of War Mail
1919-21 two cards and cover, from German or Austrian POWs, one from Verhneudinsk, with Russian 1r franking, addressed to the American Red Cross Society Shanghai, China, others from Nikolsk-Ussuryjsk and Vladivostok, last a YMCA corner card cachet to Austria, with arrival pmk, fine
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