Rare Stamps & Postal History of the World
February 7-8, 2023

Welcome to our February 7-8, 2023 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 1,366 lot sale features better United States, with quality material assembled by a Japanese gentleman. Foreign countries include Albania, with 1913 Double Eagle handstamps, Austria, France and Colonies, Germany with a selection of WWII Occupation Issues, Great Britain and British Commonwealth with Australia, BNA, New Zealand, British Asia and Africa. There are rarities from Iran, including postal history, Italy and Italian Colonies, a collection of hand-painted Karl Lewis covers and more. The auction concludes with over two hundred Large Lots and Collections, ranging from single country albums and specialized collections, to multi-carton worldwide groups and large cover lots offered intact.

ImagesDescriptionCurrent Bid
Lot #1721
1895 2 1/2 surcharge in red (type 6) on 1 1/2a sepia, block of 12, lower right stamp (pos.12) tall 2nd "z" (variety C), stamps 1-4, 6 & 8 small second "z" (variety D), stamps 5 and 7, no dot over "I" (variety G), overall gum toning as often, with traces of backing adhesion, fine and rare multiple, only 16 panes surcharged, with 2007 BPA certificate (catalogued as normal stamps)
Box *
Catalog #SG 29
Catalog Value £2,160
Lot #1722
1899-1901 1/2a-7 1/2a Sultan Seyyid, nine different imperforate plate proofs on ungummed watermarked paper, left sheet margin blocks of eight, two endorsed "obsolete", minor creases, mostly v.f., scarce, only one sheet of 60 of each value existed
Box P
Catalog #62-72P
Lot #1723
1964 "Jamhuri 1964", 5c, 10c, 15c and 50c pairs, one each overprint omitted, n.h., v.f.
Catalog #SG 394-397,402var

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