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 612 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CANADIAN TERRITORY -  NEWFOUNDLAND Flight Covers  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #612 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CANADIAN TERRITORY - NEWFOUNDLAND Flight Covers

1919 (12 July) cover franked with $1 on 15c vermilion, canceled St. John's, addressed to London, with 7 Jan, 1920 arrival. This was carried on the second attempted flight on Martinsyde "Raymor", arriving at St. John's aboard the steamer Sachem on 11 April, 1919; the first attempt was made on May 18, 1919. On takeoff, the aircraft dipped in soft spot, the landing gear dug in and the plane was severely damaged. The navigator, Charles W.F....

Lot 613 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CANADIAN TERRITORY -  NEWFOUNDLAND Flight Covers  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #613 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH CANADIAN TERRITORY - NEWFOUNDLAND Flight Covers

1927 De Pinedo supplementary mail, cover to Italy, franked with ordinary 60c black, tied by Trepassey May 21 departure pmk, endorsed "Air Mail Pinedo 1927", also "Personal" at bottom, addressed to Victor Gordon, High Commissioner in London, England, with Roma Centro (22 May) arrival postmark on back. This mail was taken in both St. John's and Trepassey, with most of the covers canceled on departure, minor cover toning and corner nick at left...

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