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 #1199
RUSSIA Russia - Russian Far East (Asia Pacific Region)
1892 (26 Mar) 4k stationery card sent from Kola to Berlin, with "P.O.V+G Kola", with hand-drawn map on back, showing sender's route from Norway to Kola, skirting Lake Enare in Finland. The message, datelined Kola, reads, "Greetings from 69th north, 52nd east of Ferro, where I arrived in the following manner: ("picture of reindeer 1 pulling the guide/interpreter in a sleigh, followed by reindeers 2 and 3 each pulling luggage, reindeer 4 without a sleigh, and reindeer 5 pulling the writer, sometimes like this (picture of the writer falling off the back of his sleigh after his reindeer is frightened by a wolf). The day after tomorrow I will journey back and tell you more."). Kola had a population of 600 at this time
Price Realized

Previous Lot Auction Index Next Lot

Back to Top