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 #13
United States 1861-68 Issues
1861 3c rose, complete left pane of 100, hinged at top selvage, stamps n.h., natural gum skip, with complete National Bank Note Company imprints in the selvage at left, top and bottom, Plate No.37, centered to bottom, some perf. separations, generally fine and post office fresh, rare complete sheet of the 3c rose Washington (catalogue value for hinged)
Box **
Catalog #65
Catalog Value $ 20,650
Lot #14
United States 1861-68 Issues
1863 2c-5c Indian and Liberty Essays, three different se-tenant panes of nine in black on pale yellow wove paper, in green on horizontally laid paper and in violet on yellowish paper, minor h.r. and one light vertical fold between stamps, fine-v.f., scarce group
Box E
Catalog #73-E3h-5h
Price Realized

Lot #15
United States 1861-68 Issues
1865 (4 Mar) FL from Boston to Augustine Heard & Co. Hong Kong, China, "Per French Mail", franked with 30c orange, tied by bars, and tied by red Boston Br.Pkt 27 Paid cds, with French entry pmk alongside, framed "PB" adjacent, with Marseille and Paris transit, Hong Kong arrival pmks on back, fine usage (French closed mail rate to China)
Catalog #71
Price Realized

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