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 96 - United States 1894-97 Bureau Issues  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #96 - United States 1894-97 Bureau Issues

1894 $1 black, type I, small h.r., wide margins all around, minute thin speck, still v.f., with 2018 PFC,
Cat. Val. $1,000
Estimate: $250

Lot 97 - United States 1894-97 Bureau Issues  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #97 - United States 1894-97 Bureau Issues

1894 $2 dark blue, $5 green, each double Registry cancels, good color, with 2016 and 2017 PFCs,
Cat. Val. $3,800
Estimate: $750

Lot 98 - United States 1894-97 Bureau Issues  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #98 - United States 1894-97 Bureau Issues

1895 1c-$5 imperforate horizontal pairs, complete set of 13, l.h. or h.r. (few low values with slightly disturbed gum), 6c with faint thin, mostly fine-v.f., rare set of imperforate pairs, only 50-100 of each printed, with APS, PFC and PSE certificates for several pairs,
Cat. Val. $12,275
Estimate: $7000

Lot 99 - United States 1894-97 Bureau Issues  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #99 - United States 1894-97 Bureau Issues

1895 Watermarked USIR, 6c dull brown used, well centered, good color, v.f., with 2017 (Graded VF-80, used) PSE certificate. A beautiful and rare 6c with the "R" of "ISIR" watermark, only 27 (!) examples recorded, this being one the better known. The "USIR" (United States Internal Revenue) watermark error occurred when a supply of paper reserved for revenue stamp production was used for printing the 6c and 8c postage stamps. Unlike its more...

Lot 100 - United States 1894-97 Bureau Issues  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #100 - United States 1894-97 Bureau Issues

1895 8c violet brown, bottom sheet margin, part imprint single, n.h. and post office fresh, v.f., with 2017 PFC for a strip of three from which this originated,
Cat. Val. $210
Estimate: $120

Lot 101 - United States 1894-97 Bureau Issues  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #101 - United States 1894-97 Bureau Issues

1895 $5 dark green, never hinged, well centered, nice color, v.f., with 1996 PSE certificate (the selvage at top, present at time of the certificate, has been subsequently separated),
Cat. Val. $6,250
Estimate: $2500

Lot 102 - United States 1894-97 Bureau Issues  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #102 - United States 1894-97 Bureau Issues

1895 $5 dark green, deep color, h.r., fresh and fine stamp, with 1992 PFC,
Cat. Val. $2,000
Estimate: $750

Lot 103 - United States 1894-97 Bureau Issues  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #103 - United States 1894-97 Bureau Issues

1895 $5 dark green, used, well centered, tiny thin, fine appearance, with 2018 PFC,
Cat. Val. $600
Estimate: $150

Lot 104 - United States 1894-97 Bureau Issues  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #104 - United States 1894-97 Bureau Issues

1897 2c red, booklet pane of six, each stamp overprinted "Specimen", n.h., fresh and v.f.,
Cat. Val. $750
Estimate: $500

Lot 105 - United States 1894-97 Bureau Issues  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #105 - United States 1894-97 Bureau Issues

1897 10c brown, type II, top sheet margin part imprint single, n.h., post office fresh, fine, with 2017 PFC for a strip of three from which this originated,
Cat. Val. $450
Estimate: $200

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