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 #736
1917 "Pechino 6 Cents" on 15c Italy, horizontal pair overprinted Tete-Beche (one inverted), used in combination with strip of 3x2c on 5c green, tied by 19.10.17 Poste Italiane Pechino Cina cds on registered cover from Peking to Italy, opened by censor and resealed with "Verificato per Censura" label, Bologna, Fabriano transits and Genga arrival pmks on back, cover roughly opened at left, faint toning, with 2023 Dr.Avi certificate ("this is the only letter known franked with a tete-beche of the first issue") (Sass.1,3h)
Catalog #1,5var
Lot #737
1918 1/2c on 1c brown (two), 1c on 2c orange brown and 2c on 5c green, paying 4c on picture postcard from Peking to Belgium, with Pechino-Cina Poste Italiane 20.1.21 cds on both sides, with arrival pmk, fine and rare usage, 1/2c unpriced on cover
Catalog #22,23,24
Price Realized

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