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 #906
Siberia Chinese Intervention Forces in Siberia
1919 cover franked with Imperial 10k, tied by Vladivostok departure, addressed to "Colonel de Magner" c/o Headquarters of the French Army, showing handstamp in Cyrillic "Lt.General K.C.Zhou Delegate of the Chinese Government to the Headquarters of the Japanese Expeditionary Army in Siberia" and boxed Vladivostok censor, accompanied by a card from "General Zhou Representative of the Chinese Government to the Allied Forces, best New Year Wishes", v.f. and extremely rare cover from the Chinese Army presence in Siberia
Price Realized

Lot #907
Siberia Chinese Intervention Forces in Siberia
1919 (15 Dec) native letter from the Chinese Commissioner to Siberia, sent to the Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs in Beijing, reporting on deployment of foreign intervention forces in Russian Far East and increasing Japanese influence in Siberia, some wear, rare item

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