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 #8496
1926 (21 Sep) Cobham Return Flight, Calcutta-Allahabad Flight cover franked with block of 4x3p gray, canceled by Calcutta Sept. 20, 1926 double-circle datestamp, with printed label at top left regarding flight, times and cause for delay, additionally affixed with 1a George V, tied by Allahabad double-circle datestamps on reverse, addressed to Allahabad Dist. Naini, with arrival backstamp, v.f., only 12 (!) covers carried (pencil signed Stephen Smith) by the D.H.50 piloted by Alan J. Cobham on the return trip England-Australia
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