Rare Stamps & Postal History of the World
November 15-16, 2022

Welcome to our November 15-16, 2022 Sale of Rare Stamps and Postal History of the World, which will take place at our Teaneck, N.J. Galleries and over the internet via CherrystoneLIVE. This 1,450 lot sale begins with a session of United States and Possessions, with 19th & 20th Century single rarities, graded items, Plate Blocks, a solid group of Proofs and Essays, modern errors (including some offered at auction for the first time), and better back of the book items. In the Worldwide section we are pleased to offer a solid collection of postal history of Allied Intervention in Russia. Foreign countries include Austria, China, Egypt, France and Colonies, Germany Area including better items from the Eric Neishloss collection. Great Britain and British Commonwealth feature high values from various areas, including BNA, British Africa with selections from the Brian Karenza Collection, and specialized stamps and postal history of Kuwait, with many rarities. There are rarities from Italian States, with unused and used Sardina. The auction concludes with over two hundred Large Lots and Collections, ranging from single country albums, specialized collections from the Cole Estate, multi-carton worldwide groups and large cover lots offered intact.

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Lot #1205
RUSSIA Russia - Russian Far East (Asia Pacific Region)
1907 (10 June) 3k stationery card uprated with 1k Arms, written on an eastbound Trans-Siberian Railway train "near Omsk". When the sender reached Vladivostok he posted it on the ship "Baltica" of the Russian East-Asiatic Steamship Co. which was sailing to Tsuruga, Japan. The card was then transported by rail to Yokohama and placed on a ship to Seattle. Postmarked "Paraxod Ob. R. V. A. P." and Yokohama (23 June), with framed "Paquebot" applied in Tsuruga (Hosking 3441 "very rare"). The sender was Samuel Vestey, whose family was one of the richest in England. The message reads in part, "My address will be British Post Office Hankow. These are the new Russian cards. I will try to get the whole set at Vladivostok but doubt whether they will have them there yet."
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