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 #26
United States 1869 Pictorials
1869 1c-90c Plate Proofs on card, complete set of 10 (15c type III), h.r., fresh colors, v.f.,
Catalog #112-17,120-22,129P4
Catalog Value $1,015
Price Realized

Lot #27
United States 1869 Pictorials
1869 30c carmine lake and dark carmine, large die trial color proof on india, on 85x99mm card with full die sinkage, v.f., ex-Lake Shore collection,
Catalog #121TC1
Catalog Value $3,500
Price Realized

Lot #28
United States 1869 Pictorials
1869 30c ultramarine & carmine, beautiful colors, tied by red rosette and corresponding "New York Paid Nov 27" (1870) on part of folded letter (complete front and small part of reverse) addressed to Constantine, Algeria, with red "PD" and London Paid transit, also Angl.Calais entry pmk and endorsed "Via England", small part of Marseille transit on back, with tiny portion of arrival cancel as well, very rare destination, signed Balasse, etc., also Peter Holcombe, with his and James van der Linden's 1996 certificates, minor cover tears at top (complete cover to a foreign destination catalogues $35,000)
Catalog #121
Price Realized

Lot #29
United States 1869 Pictorials
1869 90c carmine and black, used, well centered, several tiny faults, otherwise v.f., with 2011 Weiss certificate,
Catalog #122
Catalog Value $2,000
Price Realized

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