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.

ImagesDescriptionCurrent Bid
Lot #1207
RUSSIA Russia - Russian Far East (Asia Pacific Region)
1909 (14 July) picture postcard franked with 1k and 4k Arms, sent from Vladivostok to Dresden by sailor Karl Ernst Wilhelm Apelt on the German armored cruiser SMS Scharnhorst, part of the German East Asia Squadron. In December 1914 she was sunk by the Royal Navy near the Falkland Islands. The Russian cruiser Askold can be seen (with five funnels) in the photo of Vladivostok harbor on the back of the postcard
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