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 #538
WORLD WAR I - Prisoner of War Camp Mail Burma - German POWs
1917 (May) "On Prisoners of War Service Postage Free" cover (opened for display) addressed to Switzerland, with "Passed Censor Bombay", "Passed by Censor" dated and signed by hand, with large Imperial "Opened by Censor" label on back, fine and rare usage from a German POW in Camp Shwebo in Burma
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