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 #863
1859 (9 July) outer FL from Governo di Castel Maggiore to Castel S.Giorgio (Province of Bologna), franked on back with diagonal half of Roman States 2 bajocchi black on olive green (Scott's 3c,Sass.3), tied by grill cancel, with Bologna cds alongside, fine and interesting, provisional usage of Roman States franking on letter from Romagna (which gained independence on 9th June, 1859, but issued its own stamps only in September of that year), signed Emilio Diena, also Sismondo, with his 2006 certificate
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