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 #9110
RUSSIA Postal Stationery
1848 20k dull blue, entire envelope (108:138mm) with imprint on backflap, Eagle with narrow tail, canceled by pen, sent from "Lenkoran" (a small seaside city in Azerbaijan, near the southern border with Iran) to St. Petersburg, bearing a double-line "Lenkoran Odpra. 12 May, 1857" departure datestamp on front, also "Polucheno 1857/31 May Pold" (received in the afternoon of 31 May) arrival on back, with intact wax seal, fine, with Mikulski certificate "sie ist eine Russland-seltenheit und noch dazu in einer sehr guten und schonen erhaltung" (a great Russian rarity in very nice condition). Probably unique usage of the 1848 stationery entire from Azerbaijan
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