Worldwide Stamps and Covers

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Cherrystone Auctions

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Mar 20, 2018 America/New_York

Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Tuesday Mar 20, 2018 10:00 to Wednesday Mar 21, 2018 18:00 America/New_York
Last date for bids: 
Tuesday Mar 20, 2018 09:00 America/New_York
Cherrystone is pleased to present our MARCH 20-21, 2018 Sale of Rare Stamps and Postal history of the World, featuring the collection formed by Arden L. Bement, Jr., offered on behalf of Purdue University.  The sale contains 1,765 lots, with notable United States, Great Britain and British Commonwealth, numerous European countries, with Austria, Belgium, France & Colonies, Germany, Iceland, Italy and Colonies, Lithuania, Poland, Russia and Switzerland.  From Asia there are selections of China, Japan and Korea. South American countries are also well represented, with Colombian Air Post and many others.  As customary, the sale contains 100+ large lots and collections, including Dr.Bement’s Russia and Zemstvo.  A limited number of printed catalogues are available.

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Lot 394 - France  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #394 - France

1850 1fr red brown, black cancel, margins all around, fresh and fine, signed Brun, etc., with Pascal Scheller certificate (YT 6A)
Cat. Val. €2,700
Estimate: $750

Lot 395 - France  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #395 - France

1850 1fr dull orange red, margins all around, good color, uneven in places, but clear and including portion of adjoining stamp at bottom, tied by "2798" small numerals (Sancergues) in dots on large piece, with corresponding 4 January 1854 cds alongside (late usage for the 1fr vermilion), fine example of this popular rarity, with 1954 ("Vermillon Vif") and 2011 Brun certificates (YT 7a, Euro 26,500)
Cat. Val. $17,000
Estimate: $5000...

Lot 396 - France  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #396 - France

1853-60 1f lake, neat Paris star cancel, margins all around, beautiful color, v.f. and sound stamp, signed Richter, with 2007 Scheller certificate (YT 18, cat. Euro 3,250)
Cat. Val. $3,250
Estimate: $750

Lot 397 - France  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #397 - France

1853-60 1f lake, star cancel, margins all around, brilliant color, fresh and v.f. stamp, absolutely sound, with 2008 Brun certificate,
Cat. Val. $3,250
Estimate: $750

Lot 398 - France  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #398 - France

1862 10c bistre, block of four, h.r. at top, centered to right, good color, signed Diena, with his 1991 certificate (YT 21, Euro 10,000)
Cat. Val. $5,750
Estimate: $1000

Lot 399 - France  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #399 - France

1870 (2 July) FL from Paris to Moscow, franked with 80c Laureated, Paris departure cds, also violet "Aus Frankreich P.Saarbrucken Franco" and boxed "W.F. 2. Sgr" (due Prussia), Moscow arrival pmks in red and black, fine
Estimate: $500

Lot 400 - France  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #400 - France

1870-71 80c rose, block of four, margins all around, beautiful color, h.r. at top, slightly disturbed gum at bottom, fresh and v.f., signed Brun (YT 49)
Cat. Val. €3,500
Estimate: $1000

Lot 401 - France  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #401 - France

1871 Commune de Paris, three collateral items incl. green pass dated 19 May 1871; red pass headed "Commission des Barricades", with Ministry of Public Works hs, signed by "Le President de la Commission" (Henri Rochefort); plus invalidated "Governement de la Defense Nationale" dated 15 Dec. 1870 and signed
Estimate: $500

Lot 402 - France  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #402 - France

1871 (7 Sep) FL from St. Etienne to Lyon, franked with imperf. 4c and perf. 1c Napoleon and 20c Ceres, all tied by "3581" numerals in lozenge, fine combination franking showing three diff. issues, signed Calves, with arrival pmk
Estimate: $500

Lot 403 - France  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #403 - France

1876-78 20c red brown, type I, block of four, l.h., faint gum toning, lower left stamp creased with heavy natural inclusion, otherwise fine (YT 67, Euro 4,000)
Cat. Val. $2,600
Estimate: $500

Lot 404 - France  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #404 - France

1877-78 25c black, red paper, type II, block of four, heavy h.r., creases, top left stamp thin, otherwise fine and rare block (YT 91)
Cat. Val. €7,000
Estimate: $1000

Lot 405 - France  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #405 - France

1900 50c bistre brown and gray, right sheet margin imperf. single, n.h., light marginal stain well away from the stamp, v.f. (YT 120a)
Cat. Val. $650
Estimate: $250

Lot 406 - France  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #406 - France

1900 5fr dark blue and buff, block of four, well centered, top stamps h.r., bottom stamps n.h., v.f., signed Roumet,
Cat. Val. $770
Estimate: $250

Lot 407 - France  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #407 - France

1923 1fr Bordeaux Congress, right sheet margin block of four, well centered, top left stamp l.h., other three n.h., miniscule traces of adhesions, fresh and v.f. block, signed Brun and Roger Calves,
Cat. Val. $2,915
Estimate: $1000

Lot 408 - France  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #408 - France

1923 1.50fr blue, also 50c Sower, forgeries to defraud the Post Office, the so-called "Faux de Marseilles", gutter sheets of 100, n.h., fine-v.f., with 2018 Calves certificates,
Cat. Val. €10,000
Estimate: $1500

Lot 409 - France  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #409 - France

1924 Paris Olympic Games, set of four sheetlets of 25, n.h., fine-v.f. (YT 183-86, Euro 3,950)
Cat. Val. $3,125
Estimate: $1000

Lot 410 - France  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #410 - France

1925 Paris souvenir sheet of four, with marginal 3.5.25 exhibition postmark, n.h. and post office fresh, marginal thins, otherwise v.f.,
Cat. Val. $2,850
Estimate: $500

Lot 411 - France  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #411 - France

1992 Contemporary Art, Paintings, set of four imperforate sheets of 30, n.h., v.f. (YT 2779-82)
Cat. Val. €6,900
Estimate: $1000

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