Rare Stamps & Postal History of the World
August 9-10, 2022

Cherrystone is pleased to present our Summer auction taking place on August 9-10, 2022, featuring Rare Stamps and Postal History of the World. This sale contains 1,283 lots, with notable United States, Great Britain and British Commonwealth, numerous European countries, with Austria, Belgium, France & Colonies, Germany, Hungary, Italy and Colonies, Lithuania, Poland, Russia and Switzerland. From Asia there are selections of China, Laos and Vietnam. South American countries are also well represented, with a good showing of Inverted Centers from all parts of the globe. There and numerous flight covers and large lots and collections. Please note there are no printed catalogues for this auction.

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Lot #8489
1926 (19 Apr) Madrid to Manila flight by Spanish aviators Capts Loriga and Gonzalez-Gallarza, cover endorsed "By Spanish Air Flight, Karachi to Calcutta", franked with 1a George V, canceled in Calcutta, bearing a "Via Aeroplane 13" label, signed and dated on back by Stephen Smith as Honorary Secretary of Aero Philatelic Club of India, also signed on front by Capt. Joaquin Loriga (who died a year later, when his aircraft crashed during a landing at Cuatro Vientos Airport outside Madrid), little toning and two hinge remnants on back of the cover, still v.f., only 26 carried
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