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 #836
IRAN Flight Covers
1929 registered and flown cover from Shiraz to Germany, franked on back with 5c and 2kr Air Post surcharges, also pair of 15ch definitive issue, tied by departure pmks, with Russian Air Mail label and "Received by Air Post" handstamp, Moscow transit and Berlin arrival pmks
Lot #837
IRAN Flight Covers
1929-30 selection of nine flown covers, one from Teheran to Chiraz, others to Buchir, Baghdad, etc., mostly with attractive franking and some First Flight cachets, fine-v.f.
Price Realized

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