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 1461 - RUSSIA Russian Offices in the Turkish Empire  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1461 - RUSSIA Russian Offices in the Turkish Empire

1864 (16 June) FL franked with Russia 10k brown & blue, strip of three tied by blue Constantinople departure cds to Romania, with Kishinev transit cds, v.f. and attractive Russian Levant cover
Estimate: $1000

Lot 1462 - RUSSIA Russian Offices in the Turkish Empire  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1462 - RUSSIA Russian Offices in the Turkish Empire

1872 cover (with enclosure in Arabic), franked with 1k and 5k numerals (vertically laid paper), tied by blue "Port Trebizonde" unclear departure pmks, fine
Estimate: $500

Lot 1463 - RUSSIA Russian Offices in the Turkish Empire  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1463 - RUSSIA Russian Offices in the Turkish Empire

1880 cover (opened for display) to Aleppo, franked with two each 5k (horiz. laid) and 1k (vert. laid), tied by blue large lettered Alexandretta pmks, with oval merchant's cachet indicating the cover originated from either Mersina or Tarsus, with Turkish adhesives added on arrival to pay postage due, minor flaws, otherwise fine and scarce combination cover, with Holcombe certificate
Estimate: $1500

Lot 1464 - RUSSIA Russian Offices in the Turkish Empire  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1464 - RUSSIA Russian Offices in the Turkish Empire

1900 7pi on 70k brown & orange, sheet margin imperforate block of ten, perforated OBRAZETS, v.f.
Estimate: $500

Lot 1465 - RUSSIA Russian Offices in the Turkish Empire  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1465 - RUSSIA Russian Offices in the Turkish Empire

1909 5 Para surcharge on 1k orange, basic stamp background inverted, pane of 25, mostly n.h. except three stamps hinge reinforced at top, post office fresh, v.f., with 2002 Philatelic Foundation Certificate (this pane is illustrated in Dr.Ceresa's handbook)
Estimate: $4000

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