Gallery of Rarities

Below are some of the rare items which have been sold in past Cherrystone sales. Click any thumbnail to enlarge the image. Prices include buyer’s premium. Please note that there are many stamps which look like those pictured below. Some of the differences between rare and common stamps are subtle.

Our “Permanent Collection”

July 2019
United States
1867 15c black, Z.Grill (Scott 85F), geometric cancel, centered to right, completely sound, one of only two known copies
PR: $1,610,000.00
July 2019
United States
1867 10c green, Z.Grill (Scott 85D), the finest of the six known
PR: $1,150,000.00
July 2019
United States
1908 2c carmine, vertical coil pair (Scott 321)
PR: $805,000.00
June 2008
Russia
1924 10k on 5r green type II, basic stamp wide "5", complete pane of 25, unique
PR: $805,000.00
June 2008
Russia
1935 San Francisco surcharge, small Cyrillic "f" in "San Francisco", surcharge inverted
PR: $718,750.00
July 2019
United States
1867 3c rose, B. Grill (Scott 64), accompanied by the original cover from Mason, Texas to Darmstadt, Germany
PR: $661,250.00
June 2006
Russia
Unique Combination Cover, #1,4 Mikulski Sale
PR: $517,500.00
July 2019
United States
1918 24c carmine rose and blue, center inverted, position 27
PR: $402,500.00
December 2010
United States
24c carmine rose and blue, center inverted, position 22 (C3a)
PR: $345,000.00
July 2019
United States
1869 30c ultramarine and carmine, flags inverted, unused without gum
PR: $287,500.00
January 2008
Canada
1851 12p black, unused, with part original gum, BPA certificate (Scott 3)
PR: $218,500.00
March 2006
United States
1893 4c blue, error of color, n.h. imprint block of four (233a, cat. $145,000)
PR: $165,000.00

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