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 #856
1858 10c carmine rose, Plate II, margins all around, tied by framed "Annullato" on outer FL from Napoli to Civitavecchia, with "Col Vapore" endorsement and corresponding "Civitavecchia Dalla Via Di Mare" semi-circular handstamp alongside, red 5 June, 1860 departure and arrival pmks on back, fine maritime usage from Naples to Papal States, signed Sismondo with his 2010 certificate (Sass.11, €2,100+)
Catalog #5
Price Realized

Lot #857
1860 1/2 tornese blue, the legendary "Trinacria", unused, with margins all around, beautiful color and appearance, expertly repaired, with 2012 Raybaudi certificate (catalogued as unused without gum)
Catalog #8
Catalog Value $82,500
Price Realized

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