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 #965
1857-66 California State Revenue Documentary Stamps, collection of 23 mostly different imperforate mint sheetlets of four, with both Bill of Lading and Marine Insurance issues, denominations up to $50,000(!), with controller's surcharges, also additional 111 sheets and 29 singles without the controller's marks (found in the state archives), with some unlisted varieties, many unique, with invoices from Phil Ward showing that the owner paid $50-$200 per sheet in 1960. Also included are 100+ Oregon and Nevada State revenues, mostly fine or better. A scarce lot
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