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 #1794
IRAN Soviet Republic of Persia
1945 Azerbaijan Soviet Puppet Government Issue, 15 different (missing 3 Rials green), all handstamped in Persian characters (Azerbaijan National Government Dec. 12, 1945) ("Azerbaijan Melli Hokoomati 21 Azar 1324") by Communist group supported by the Soviet Army, n.h., fine-v.f. A rare set, see note in Scott following No.909 (also called "The Azerbaijan's People's Government", it lasted only one year and was overthrown when the central army, with the Soviet Union and other great powers' blessing, invaded in December 1946)
Price Realized

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