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.
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS ITALY - Covers and Postal History Ship Mail
1837-65 collection on pages, 150+ FLs, including incoming letters from Beirut, 1864 via Alexandria to Genova, with English ship endorsements; Constantinople, 1856 to Palermo, with attractive "Michele Berzolese Agente del Vapori Sardi in Constantinopoli" cachet, Marseilles to Naples, with oval "Claude Clerc & Cie" agent's cachet, many others, usually with "Via die Mare" in red or black, 1862 FL mixed franking Italy and Sardinia addressed to Genova, two FLs with French franking and "Francia via di Mare", also "Da Sicilia" and "Sardegna", Palermo to Naples with Two-Sicilies franking, many better items, same marked "very rare", too numerous to list, mixed condition, generally fine
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