Worldwide Stamps and Covers

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Cherrystone Auctions

Closed Auction
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 1289 - Russia  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1289 - Russia

1857 10k brown & blue, imperforate single with large margins all around, canceled "VALK" in oval, v.f.
Estimate: $250

Lot 1290 - Russia  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1290 - Russia

1858 10k brown & blue, two copies, each cancelled by blue "19" in circle of dots (Kowno), fresh and fine-v.f.
Estimate: $300

Lot 1291 - Russia  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1291 - Russia

1858 30k carmine & green, unused with full original gum, bright and fresh colors, excellent embossing, h.r., fine and outstanding example of this rare unused stamp,
Cat. Val. $18,500
Estimate: $10000

Lot 1292 - Russia  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1292 - Russia

1858 30k carmine & green, thick paper, watermarked "3", excellent colors, neat "Balta 20 Nov. 1865" cancel, v.f.,
Cat. Val. $2,750
Estimate: $1500

Lot 1293 - Russia  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1293 - Russia

1866 3k black & green, printing error of background, "V" (for 5k) instead of "3", block of four, unused with full original gum, h.r., with minor perf. strengthening, remarkably fresh and well centered for issue, v.f. One of only three known blocks of four (Mi.19xF) (YT 19A) (Zverev $11,000)
Estimate: $5000

Lot 1294 - Russia  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1294 - Russia

1868 vertically laid paper, 1k black & yellow, imperforate single, adequate margins, with shifted background as always, used, some creases, fine appearance. This variety exists only used,
Cat. Val. $7,250
Estimate: $3000

Lot 1295 - Russia  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1295 - Russia

1877 (12 Mar) registered cover (professionally restored) paying 31k rate with 1k and 30k (horizontally laid paper), tied by double strikes of straight-line pre-adhesive postmark of "Stancya Sumsi. Vyat 12 Mar 1877" (another single strike on back), sent from Sumsi to Vyatka, with arrival cds (16 Mar) alongside, fine usage of Sumsi Postal Station pre-philatelic cancel
Estimate: $500

Lot 1296 - Russia  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1296 - Russia

1883 (19 July) 3k stationery card from the "Libraire et magasin de musique de Boleslas Koreywo a Kieff", addressed to Pressburg, Austria, with Hungarian 2k rose lilac added on arrival, cancelled Pozsony July 3, 83, redirected to Mainz, with Ausg. (4 Aug) arrival pmk at bottom, fine redirected card from Russia to Pressburg (Pozsony in Hungarian, present day Bratislava)
Estimate: $500

Lot 1297 - Russia  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1297 - Russia

1884 7k blue perf. 14 1/2x15, groundwork inverted, unused, well centered, tiny thin, otherwise v.f., rare (7k blue was issued in 1884 and again in 1888; there are differences in perforation and size of the stamp), with Mikulski certificate
Estimate: $2500

Lot 1298 - Russia  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1298 - Russia

1884 7r gold, black and imperial pink, perforated essay (square format) on gummed, vertically laid paper, v.f. and beautiful item, ex-Kirchner
Estimate: $10000

Lot 1299 - Russia  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1299 - Russia

1889-92 1k-7r group of 15 different, each with framed "Specimen" overprint, fine-v.f., rare
Estimate: $2500

Lot 1300 - Russia  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1300 - Russia

1889 5k purple and light green, perforated essay, unadapted octagonal design, v.f. and beautiful item, signed Mikulski
Estimate: $3500

Lot 1301 - Russia  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1301 - Russia

1897 (21 June) cover franked with 3k and 4k carmine, cancelled by the dotted circle of "Stockholm" postmarks, also boxed "Fran.Ryssland" origin hs alongside, addressed to Stettin, Germany, with arrival pmk on back, v.f., with Holcombe certificate, ex-Liphschutz collection
Estimate: $500

Lot 1302 - Russia  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1302 - Russia

1904 vertically laid paper, 4k rose red, groundwork inverted, neat 1906 postmark, well centered, fresh color, couple of slightly irregular perfs as always, v.f., with 1995 Mikulski certificate ("sehr seltener Fehldruck, bekannt nur in ein paar Stucken"). A very rare stamp, one of only a few known
Estimate: $15000

Lot 1303 - Russia  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1303 - Russia

1906 Tsar Nicholas II, imperf. 1r essay, upper left sheet margin copy, v.f.
Estimate: $1500

Lot 1304 - Russia  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1304 - Russia

1906 Tsar Nicholas II, perforated essay in gray blue, on stamp paper, with scroll frame showing minor variations of shading, value tablet blank, v.f.
Estimate: $3000

Lot 1305 - Russia  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1305 - Russia

1909 2k green and 5k lilac, each double impression, first one without gum, other l.h., v.f.
Estimate: $150

Lot 1306 - Russia  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1306 - Russia

1909 7k blue, imperf. left sheet margin single, l.h., faint red owner's handstamp on reverse, v.f., with 2006 Buchsbayew certificate,
Cat. Val. $1,000
Estimate: $1000

Lot 1307 - Russia  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1307 - Russia

1909 20k, 25k, 35k and 70k, four different, each with center double, l.h., fine-v.f.,
Cat. Val. $550
Estimate: $250

Lot 1308 - Russia  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1308 - Russia

1909 50k red brown & green, horizontal pair, right stamp center and value omitted, l.h., v.f.
Estimate: $250

Lot 1309 - Russia  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1309 - Russia

1910 St. Petersburg, unexploded 2r booklet, salmon covers with black inscriptions, six panes of 6x1k orange, three panes each of 6x3k carmine and 7k blue, each separated by glassine interleaving, minor cover creasing, with tiny paper splits, fine example of this rarity
Estimate: $5000

Lot 1310 - Russia  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1310 - Russia

1913 Romanov Tercentenary, 7k brown imperforate horizontal pair, l.h., v.f.,
Cat. Val. $1,000
Estimate: $500

Lot 1311 - Russia  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1311 - Russia

1913 Romanov Tercentenary, 7k brown, double impression, imperforate sheet margin single, h.r., v.f.
Estimate: $250

Lot 1312 - Russia  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1312 - Russia

1913 Romanov Tercentenary, 7k brown imperforate horizontal pair, double impression, small h.r., v.f.
Estimate: $500

Lot 1313 - Russia  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1313 - Russia

1913 Romanov Tercentenary, 10k dark blue, imperforate single, large margins, h.r., small faults, fine appearance,
Cat. Val. $900
Estimate: $150

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