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 #2153
1940-75 specialized collection with used and unused sets of eight, plus 27 covers, with several addressed to well known Missionaries (for example Rev Shepherd at Barakoma Island), some highlights include a 1944 scarce underpaid incoming commercial cover to Lunda with 2p added with Linga type 6 handstamp applied, an incoming commercial cover with "Honiara Tax Payable" handstamp, commercial use from Australia to Yandina with 6p Postage Due paid, inter-island mail from Auki to Yandina with scarce Auki "tax due" handstamp, commercial covers addressed to the Chief of Police at Honiara, Guadalcanal, several commercial covers with regular stamps used to pay postage due, nice variety of handstamps and various offices, etc., fine-v.f. While several may be philatelic, commercial covers with postage dues are quite scarce and this collection offers a wonderful foundation for further study and expansion
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