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 #900
JAPAN - Covers and Postal History
1915 (Oct) picture postcard from Japan to Egmore, India, addressed to J.R. Henderson (superintendent) Government Museum, India, with "Passed by Censor" violet handstamp, also Egmore (Madras) arrival, little toning, otherwise fine
Price Realized

Lot #901
JAPAN - Covers and Postal History
1917 (23 Mar) large bank cover from Kobe to Amsterdam, franked with single 10s blue, tied by violet departure pmk, endorsed "Via Siberia", with triangle "6/6" and Russian Imperial Censor handstamp applied in Vladivostok, opened by Allied Censor with tape at left, arriving in Amsterdam on 20th April, some adhesions on back, with complete wax seal still intact. Also included is a 1916 postcard franked 1sn and 3sn, sent from Tokyo to Sweden, Petrograd censor in violet, transit and arrival pmks

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