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 #1043
1884-1918 comprehensive collection on pages, Offices in China, Morocco and Turkish Empire, Kiauchau, German East Africa, German New Guinea, German South-West Africa, Cameroun, Caroline, Marshall and Mariana Islands, Samoa, Togo, collected parallel used and unused, many complete sets, also dozens of forerunners, occasional gutter pairs, minor varieties, many stamps canceled on pieces and selected for clear strikes (some quite scarce), mixed condition, some faults noted, generally fine or better, high catalogue value
Price Realized

Lot #1044
1885-1918 collection on Lighthouse album pages, mostly complete German Offices in China, Morocco, Turkish Empire, New Guinea, German East Africa, German South-West Africa, Cameroun, Caroline Islands (including 48 degree angle 1a-6a), Kiauchau (including 1c-$2 1/2 unwatermarked), Mariana Islands (including 48 degree angle, 11a-16a, couple of minor flaws), Marshall Islands, Samoa and Togo, with all the Kaiser Yacht series, overprints, surcharges, etc., occasional flaws noted, signed by various experts where needed, l.h. or h.r., very nice collection of German Colonies, high catalogue value
Price Realized

Lot #1045
1896-1918 collection of many hundreds on Lighthouse album pages, many complete sets and better singles, mostly n.h., fresh, fine-v.f. (Mi.€12,000+). In addition, there are dozens of envelopes containing duplicates, some high values, plus used and unused postal stationery
Price Realized

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