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.

ImagesDescriptionCurrent Bid
Lot #8494
1926 (23 July) England to Australia flight by Alan Cobham, cover with a printed black border and explanation that Arthur Elliot, the flight engineer, had been shot on the way from Baghdad, flown from Calcutta to Rangoon with 1a George V canceled at Calcutta, reverse with a photographic vignette and Rangoon cds ((26 July), signed by Flt Sgt Ward, who took Elliot's place when the latter was shot. Also signed by Postmaster, R.J.Singh, Calcutta on back, fine cover, only 45 carried
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