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 #8533
1928 (4 Oct) Calcutta to Rangoon, intended for 3rd Dutch Air Mail, cacheted cover franked with 2x1/2a George V, with bi-plane "Calcutta-Rangoon" and "By Dutch Airplane" below, plus "3RD OFFICIAL MAIL" and boxed violet "3rd Plane Crashed at Cawnpore Carried by 4th Official Mail Plane H.N.A.O.F.", repeated on back where it is also signed by Stephen H Smith. The cover was intended for the 3rd flight but due to the Cawnpore crash was carried on the 4th flight arriving on 11 October 1928, two hinge remnants on back, v.f., only 87 covers (and 56 cards) carried
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