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 1429 - RUSSIA  Flight Covers  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1429 - RUSSIA Flight Covers

1870 (12 Nov) Gazette des Absents No.4, pre-printed "Par Ballon Monte", franked with 80c Laureated, canceled large Paris star "34" with Paris, Avenue Josephine Nov.12 cds alongside, addressed "par St. Petersburg to Tiflis George D'Asie", red "PD" and "Fr2" (Franco 2silbergroschen) in blue crayon, carried on "General Uhrich" to TIFLIS, GEORGIA, most probably a unique destination for a Ballon Monte, v.f.
Estimate: $15000

Lot 1430 - RUSSIA  Flight Covers  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1430 - RUSSIA Flight Covers

1870 (13 Nov) small FL from Paris to St. Petersburg, "Par Ballon Monte" with 80c franking (small nick at right), cancelled by "35" large numerals, with Ministere des Finances cds alongside, boxed "PD" and blue due markings (to Prussia), fine Ballon Monte (Le General Uhrich) to Russia
Estimate: $2500

Lot 1431 - RUSSIA  Flight Covers  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1431 - RUSSIA Flight Covers

1922 (26 July) registered and flown cover from Moscow to Germany, franked on both sides with 18x10r Imperial Arms (one folded over), "Mit Luftpost" and "Mit Luftpost befordert Konigsberg (Pr.)1." cachets, Berlin (3 Aug) and Potsdam arrival pmks, filing folds away from the stamps, impressive franking in excellent condition, ex-Maslowski
Estimate: $150

Lot 1432 - RUSSIA  Flight Covers  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1432 - RUSSIA Flight Covers

1927 (1 Sep) cover franked with two sets of the Aviation Congress Issue, flown from Moscow to Paris, with boxed trilingual Air Mail cachet, backstamped on arrival, v.f., ex-Maslowski
Estimate: $150

Lot 1433 - RUSSIA  Flight Covers  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1433 - RUSSIA Flight Covers

1927 (14 Sep) registered cover franked with set of the Aviation Congress Issue, plus two additional 10k, flown from Moscow to Berlin, with appropriate arrival pmks, fine
Estimate: $150

Lot 1434 - RUSSIA  Flight Covers  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1434 - RUSSIA Flight Covers

1931 (15 May) registered cover franked with imperforate set of five Airships, flown from Moscow to Berlin, tiny toned specks, still v.f., with arrival pmk, ex-Maslowski
Estimate: $150

Lot 1435 - RUSSIA  Flight Covers  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1435 - RUSSIA Flight Covers

1932 (26 Aug) flown cover from Franz-Josef land, via Archangelsk to Moscow, franked with set of two, tied by cds, with triangular cachet alongside, with arrival pmk, tiny cover tear away from the stamps, still v.f.
Estimate: $200

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