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 687 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #687 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG

1862 Queen Victoria first issue (unwatermarked), 2c pale brown, 8c buff, 12c blue, 18c lilac, 24c green, 48c rose and 96c gray, complete set of seven, unused with part original gum, h.r., 2c, 18c and 48c stained, others with minor gum toning, 24c with short perfs at upper right, generally nice colors, fine appearance (SG 1-7)
Cat. Val. £10,300
Estimate: $1500

Lot 688 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #688 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG

1862 12c pale blue, unused, usual color and centering, rare (SG 3)
Cat. Val. £650
Estimate: $350

Lot 689 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #689 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG

1862 18c lilac, unused, good color and perforations, minor toned spot, still fine, rare (SG 4)
Cat. Val. £650
Estimate: $350

Lot 690 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #690 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG

1862 24c green, 48c rose, blue "B62" duplex pmks, good color, fine (SG 5,6)
Cat. Val. £470
Estimate: $200

Lot 691 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #691 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG

1863 2c brown, 4c slate, 6c lilac, three different, unused, with full original gum, h.r., fine (SG 8a,9b,10)
Cat. Val. £700
Estimate: $350

Lot 692 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #692 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG

1863 8c brownish orange, 12c pale greenish blue, unused, with small faults under regumming, scarce (SG 11a,12)
Cat. Val. £1,600
Estimate: $250

Lot 693 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #693 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG

1863 18c lilac, 30c vermilion, fine used (SG 13,15)
Cat. Val. £314
Estimate: $150

Lot 694 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #694 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG

1863 24c green, unused, fine (SG 14)
Cat. Val. £650
Estimate: $250

Lot 695 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #695 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG

1863 30c orange vermilion, unused, fresh and fine example of this scarce stamp (SG 15a)
Cat. Val. £900
Estimate: $350

Lot 696 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #696 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG

1863 30c mauve, 48c rose carmine, unused, fine (SG 16,17a)
Cat. Val. £1,225
Estimate: $350

Lot 697 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #697 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG

1863-74 single correspondence consisting of eight covers to Bombay, each franked with 8c Victoria and tied by "B62" duplex, variety of ship endorsements incl. "Lombardy", "Columbian", "Bengal", "Ellora", "Glen Artness" and "Orissa", diff. markings incl. "Steamer Letter G.P.O. Calcutta", etc., some toning, mostly fine-v.f., scarce lot
Estimate: $3000

Lot 698 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #698 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG

1863-80 96c gray, heavy h.r., fine (SG 19)
Cat. Val. £1,500
Estimate: $500

Lot 699 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #699 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG

1874-91 Postal Fiscal Stamps $2 sage green, also $5 on $10 violet, red, h.r., well centered, v.f. (SG F1,9)
Cat. Val. £825
Estimate: $300

Lot 700 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #700 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG

1882 2c green, 4c carmine rose, 5c yellow, 12c blue and 30c brown, five different, first one n.h., diagonal crease, others regummed, fresh and fine-v.f.,
Cat. Val. £825
Estimate: $100

Lot 701 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #701 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG

1885-91 50c on 48c lilac, barest trace of a hinge, fine (SG 46)
Cat. Val. £300
Estimate: $150

Lot 702 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #702 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG

1885-91 $1 on 96c olive gray, heavy h.r., fine (SG 42)
Cat. Val. £750
Estimate: $400

Lot 703 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #703 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG

1891 Surcharges, 20c on 30c, 50c on 48c and $1 on 96c, set of three with Chinese handstamps, l.h., fine-v.f. (SG 48-50)
Cat. Val. £585
Estimate: $300

Lot 704 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #704 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG

1898 10c on 30c gray green, without Chinese Surcharge, l.h., v.f. (SG 54)
Cat. Val. £600
Estimate: $350

Lot 705 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #705 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG

1902 (20 Jan) cover from Shanghai to the commandant of the US Naval Station, Cavite, Philippines, franked with 10c Victoria, with "U.S.S. Wilmington" rooster embossing on back, also Victoria departure and Manila and Cavite, Philippines arrival pmks, v.f.
Estimate: $250

Lot 706 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #706 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG

1903 KEVII 1c-$10 complete, l.h., fine-v.f. (SG 62-76)
Cat. Val. £3,000
Estimate: $1500

Lot 707 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #707 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG

1904 Japanese Propaganda (Russo-Japanese War) picture postcard ("The Third Attempt to Block Port Arthur"), franked with 4c Edward, tied by boxed "Port Edward Wei-Hai-Wei, 10 Sep. 1904" datestamp and sent via Shanghai (Sep.13) to England, v.f.
Estimate: $500

Lot 708 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #708 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG

1912-14 George V, 1c-$10, set of 16 (complete according to Scott's), mostly l.h., fine-v.f.,
Cat. Val. $2,111
Estimate: $1000

Lot 709 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #709 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG

1912 $10 black & violet, red, small h.r., very fresh, fine (SG 116)
Cat. Val. £600
Estimate: $300

Lot 710 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #710 - BRITISH COMMONWEALTH HONG KONG

1919 (17 Sep) cover with "The Missions to Seamen" corner cachet in blue, red "Official Paid - Hong Kong" cds (Webb type C) and same day Kowloon Branch dispatch cds alongside, sent to England, endorsed "On Active Service" on top, with the commander's signature at left side, minor cover tears, otherwise fine example of this rare late military usage of the "Official Paid" cds
Estimate: $700

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