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 419 - FRANCE  1870-71 Siege of Paris - Par Ballon Monte  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #419 - FRANCE 1870-71 Siege of Paris - Par Ballon Monte

1870 (11 December) Le General Renault, flimsy envelope addressed to London, endorsed "Par Ballon Monte," paying 30c with 10c and 20c Ceres, canceled "1556" (Fourcamont), with framed "P.D." on front, handed to pilot, with excellent strike of "Republique Francaise Dartois & Yon Aeronautes du Gouvernement" in blue, arrival pmk, paper strengthening, otherwise fine, signed Bolaffi, Albert Schneider, etc., with 2002 Roger Calves Certificate. A...

Lot 420 - FRANCE  1870-71 Siege of Paris - Par Ballon Monte  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #420 - FRANCE 1870-71 Siege of Paris - Par Ballon Monte

1870 "Le Jacquard", flimsy envelope endorsed "8e Corps d'Armee" and "Par Ballon Monte", addressed to Toulon-sur-Mer, with pmk of Vincennes 28 Nov. 70, backstamped on arrival one month late (23 Dec 70), stamp is missing (mail originated from a bag which was recovered from the Island Bryher). A rare cover, with 2000 Behr certificate
Estimate: $2500

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