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.
LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS WORLDWIDE COVERS and POSTAL HISTORY Flight Covers
1918-34 selection of 100+ flight covers on pages, many with newspaper clippings or photographs, 1929 "Bluenose" flight Harbor Grace to North Sydney, DOX from Brazil, 1931 Catapult flight from U.S.S. Chicago to Pago Pago, American Samoa, 1930 "27 Days Aloft" record flight, cover signed by the entire crew, First Air Mail Flight Diesel powered aircraft Pontiac, Michigan to Chicago, 1930 crash cover San Francisco to Summit, NJ, damaged in Plane fire at Warren, Ohio, 1929 Lindbergh inaugural flight from Canal Zone to Panama, 1935 Douglas "Mystery Ship" record flight, 1935 Codes & Rossi flight to Cape Verde, 1934 Giant Sikorski S.42 record flight, 1934 London to Melbourne MacRobertson Air Race, 1934 Inaugural KLM flights to Dutch West Indies (4), 1934 CAM cover from Detroit to Philadelphia, 1934 U.S. Navy Alaskan flight, 1933 Roscoe Turner East-West record flight, 1933 first Robot Controlled Nonstop Transcontinental flight from LA to New York, 1933 Women's endurance flight by Louise McPhetridge Thaden, various pilot signed covers and much more, with period newspaper clipping or photographs, fine-v.f.