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 #8502
1927 three covers, including (29 Jan) Basra to Cairo, pre-printed "Air Mail Urgent Basra-Cairo" on 1a stationery entire envelope upfranked with 4a George V, Karachi dispatch pmks, with corresponding framed "Air Mail Service Basra-Cairo (Karachi G.P.O)" violet cachet, addressed to England, with Basra arrival pmk on back; 22 Feb flight cover, this one with advertising cachet, franked with two each 1/2a and 2a George V stamps, tied by violet cachet, Basra 3 Mar, 27 arrival pmk on back; plus an H.F. Bennett cover flown on March 10th, each cover with hinge remnants on back, fine
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