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.
1820 (ca) outer FL to Jassy, with Bucharest in large Cyrillic caps (Tchilingirian type 1), disinfected (rastel punches), with part of red wax seal remaining, rare usage from Imperial Russian Post Office in Bucharest
1837 (2 Dec) Bucharest, two-line datestamp in small Cyrillic letters (Tchilingirian type 2) , struck on back of a FL to Odessa, disinfected with punch holes, part of address obliterated, fine usage from the Russian Post Office in Bucharest
1850 (16 May) Bucharest, two-line datestamp in Cyrillic letters (Tchilingirian type 3), well struck on back of outer FL to Constantinople, fine and scarce usage from the Russian Post Office in Bucharest
1875 (8 Sep) unpaid FL to France, canceled "Gallatzi Gara", with handstruck "T" in circle and charged "8" (decimes), routed via Austria, with "Autr Avricourt" French entry cachet in blue, Paris and Reims arrival pmks on back
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