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

Our November 7-8, 2023 Sale of Rare Stamps and Postal History of the World will take place at our Teaneck, N.J. Galleries and over the internet via CherrystoneLIVE and StampAuctionNetwork (SAN). The 1,211 lots sale begins with United States and U.S. Possessions. Worldwide sections include a solid collection of Germany and German Colonies, with many individual rarities. British Commonwealth features British Guiana "Cotton Reels" with an unused 12c black, making its first appearance on the market since the 1935 Hind sale; G.R.I. errors and varieties, strong Bushire, specialized Malaysian States and much more. There are strong selections from various European Countries and rest of the world, with additional items from the Carl A. Kilgas and Martin Stempien estates. The auction concludes with 250 Large Lots and Collections, ranging from single country albums, specialized collections, multi-carton worldwide groups and large cover lots offered intact. Kindly note that we will continue adding images for some lots. If scans for the lot you are interested are unavailable, please check again in a few days.

ImagesDescriptionCurrent Bid
Lot #282
GERMAN COLONIES German East Africa
1900 2p yellow brown, imperforate single, h.r., large margins, minute thin spot and pencil notes on back, otherwise v.f. (Mi.11P, €3,000)
Catalog #11var
Lot #283
GERMAN COLONIES German East Africa
1914 "On His Majesty's Service" large unaddressed cover (folded in half, with some paper separations) franked with 2 1/2h-3r, ten different tied by "Taveta Deutsche Feldpost" 7.10.14 pmks, minor toning, otherwise fine-v.f. (Taveta, in present-day Kenya was occupied by German troops from 1914-16)
Catalog #31/41
Price Realized

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