Worldwide Stamps and Covers

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 439 - FRENCH COLONIES Algeria  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #439 - FRENCH COLONIES Algeria

1899 (3 Apr) picture postcard written in Naples, franked with Italian 10c red brown, used in combination with Great Britain 1/2p orange, tied by Alger 5 Apr 99 cds and sent to Berlin, fine and interesting item, with arrival pmk
Estimate: $150

Lot 440 - FRENCH COLONIES Algeria  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #440 - FRENCH COLONIES Algeria

1940 cover from Laghouat Internment camp (mailing address c/o U.S. Consul, Algiers), at the edge of the Sahara Desert, administered by the Vichy French and supervised by the Italo-German Armistice Commission, with "Opened by Examiner 445" label, French hs and Laghouat, Alger cds, fine. This camp held mostly RAF airmen shot down over the Mediterranean; sender of this cover, Capt. A.R. Cooper, was apparently a secret agent with SOE (Special...

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