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 #1216
RUSSIA Russia - Russian Far East (Asia Pacific Region) Ship Mail
1914 cover (stationery of Otto Lagerfeld) posted on a ship sailing from Vladivostok to Tsuruga, Japan, from where it was sent overland to Kobe, franked with 10k Arms, postmarked 20.8.14 Tsuruga, with Kobe (21.8.14) on back, violet framed "Paquebot" (Hosking 3442, scarce) applied in Tsuruga, minor cover faults, tape reinforced, otherwise fine (Lagerfeld, a German national, arrived in Vladivostok in 1907 and established a business selling Carnation canned milk. On 3 August 1914 he was arrested on espionage charges and was sent to Verkhoyansk for the duration of World War I. His son Karl was a famous fashion designer)

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