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 #832
1772 (13 Feb) complete letter written from "Le Vaisala de Guerre la Princesse Wilhelmine Caroline au Rade de Gibraltar" to "Son Excellence Monsieur de Cornwallis Lieutenant General de la Majeste Roi D'Angleterre, et Gouverneur la Cittadelle de Gibraltar}, the contents regarding a vessel which was grounded on the way to Gibraltar, the Captain requesting the Governor of Gibraltar to allow them to make repairs and to store their gunpowder in the nearest magazine (endorsement inside "Danish Captain Billy"), fine and interesting letter to Lt.General Edward Cornwallis, governor of Gibraltar from 1761-1776. His nephew, Charles Cornwallis was the leading British General in the American War of Independence

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