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 #1261
1845-1917 Imperial Issues, collection on Lindner album pages and mint sheet file, with used and unused singles, 1858-65 to 30k, some unused, Vertically Laid paper, three trial color proofs of 5k (red, blue and orange), "V" instead of "3" selection of 15 used, some on pieces with additional stamps, stampless covers, postal stationery, better covers (30k carmine & green, used in combination with 1k on back of cover sent in 1876 from Vyatka), large multiples and cancels of 7k and 8k, Crossed "T" varieties, 1889-1904 Arms issues, including large pane of 25 of 7r, Romanov Issue, including strip of three 1k-25k with archival security punches (ex-De La Rue archives), blocks of four 1k/70k, Semi-Postals, with multiples and nice covers, large representation of Imperial Arms 1915-17 perf. and imperf. sheets, interesting correspondence to Shlisselburg prison, etc., mixed condition, good lot
Envelope *O
Price Realized

Lot #1262
1917-2006 Imperforate issues, accumulation on black Vario cards, Imperial issues 1k/1r, RSFSR and Soviet Union definitives, some gutter panes, large blocks, with some better items, later post-WWII sets, various quantities, commemoratives with 1957 Festivals, Tchaikovsky and others, also souvenir sheets, including Space, Olympics, Lenin, also included some modern Russian Federation imperforate sheets and trials, all n.h., few uncounted canceled to order, mostly v.f., substantial value
Box **
Price Realized

Lot #1263
1918-45 collection in two Lindner hingeless albums, RSFSR with many multiples, gutter panes of 10, surcharges, sheets, Semi-Postals, Soviet Union with Regular Issues, Commemoratives, with all better sets, Semi-Postals, Air Post complete (Chelyuskin 25k and 30k used, others unused), Moscow-San Francisco (l.h., signed Goznak), many sheets, souvenir sheets, etc., mixed condition, mostly fine-v.f. Solid collection of Russia
Box *O
Price Realized

Lot #1264
1992-2011 issues complete in three large stock books, all canceled to order, with singles, se-tenants, sheetlets, commemoratives and definitives, including 1998 Bank sheets, 2002-03 St. Petersburg, Davis Cup, New Year sheet on velvet, 2005 sheets, 2007 perforation varieties, embossed issues, 2010 Football in folder (only 3,400 issued), Cartor printers' issues, etc.
Box O

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