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 #8523
1928 (13 Feb) Cologne to Calcutta Flight by German plane "Germania", cover flown from Etawah to Calcutta, bearing the special flight vignette ("Deutscher Flug Germania / Caspar Biplane Durch Indien / Etawah"), franked with 1a George V, backstamped on arrival in Calcutta (18 Feb), with "Flugpost Etawah Calcutta" label, signed by the German aviators Otto Koennecke and Johannes Hermann (on the final leg from Etawah, where the plane had made a forced landing in the jungle (printed photo of "Germania" included), being delayed for three months), fine and rare, only 24 covers carried
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