Rare Stamps & Postal History of the World
May 3-4, 2022

Welcome to our May 3-4 Sale which will take place live in our Galleries as well as via CherrystoneLIVE. This 1,306 lot sale features United States and Possessions, with 19th & 20th Century single rarities, graded items, proofs, essays and back of the book material. A-Z countries include specialized Austria, Egypt, France, as well as Germany with a selection of WWII Occupation Issues and mail from POW Camps. Great Britain and British Commonwealth include rare singles, high values, BNA and British Africa. There are numerous rarities from Iran, Italy (with Old States and Italian Colonies), Israel, with sheets of 7-9 and J1-5, Korea, Latvia and many other collecting areas. The auction concludes with a solid section of Large Lots and Collections ranging from single country albums to specialized collections, multi-carton worldwide groups and large cover lots offered intact.

ImagesDescriptionCurrent Bid
Lot #342
EGYPT Revenue Stamps
1887 5 guerche and 25pi unused marginal blocks of 12 from the De La Rue Archives with "Cancelled" handwritten in ink across eight stamps in each block (in response to concerns expressed by the Egyptian Postal Administration about the cleaning and illegal re-use of revenue stamps, these blocks were employed in a trial by De La Rue & Co. of their doubly-fugitive inks to demonstrate that it would not be possible to remove cancellations or signatures without damaging the underlying stamps), fine-v.f., scarce
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