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 #17
United States 1869 Pictorials
1869 15c, 24c, 30c and 90c, Centers Inverted, four plate proofs on card, fresh bright colors, strong proof impressions and well balanced margins all around, v.f. set of the Pictorial Inverts on card, only 100 printed (120P4a,121P4a,122P4a,129P4a)

Catalog Value $ 11,000
Price Realized

Lot #18
United States 1869 Pictorials
1869 15c brown & blue, Types I and II, unused, first one without gum, the latter with some gum, vignette shifted to left, fine, with 1981 and 1991 PFCs (the latter for Scott 119 "with traces of gum"), catalogued as unused without gum, fine,
Catalog #118,119
Catalog Value $ 4,225
Price Realized

Lot #19
United States 1869 Pictorials
1869 15c brown & blue, Type I, unused without gum, well centered, fresh colors, fine (catalogued as unused without gum)
Catalog #118
Catalog Value $ 3,250

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