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 480 - Great Britain  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #480 - Great Britain

1840 1d black, Plate 7, lettered Q-E, unused, large part original gum, margins all around, good color, pencil signed, v.f., with 2013 Sorani certificate, SG
Cat. Val. £13,000
Estimate: $4000

Lot 481 - Great Britain  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #481 - Great Britain

1847 1sh pale green, margins all around, used with 2x2p blue (one defective), on FL from London to Trieste, some light staining, otherwise fine
Estimate: $150

Lot 482 - Great Britain  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #482 - Great Britain

1857 4p rose, bright shade, with wing margin at right, tied by "17" in grid on FL used in 1859 from London to France, various transit and arrival pmks, fine (SG 66a)
Cat. Val. £225
Estimate: $100

Lot 483 - Great Britain  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #483 - Great Britain

1857 1sh green, winged margin on right, used on 1859 FL from Sunderland to Trieste, sent via Belgium, fine
Estimate: $150

Lot 484 - Great Britain  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #484 - Great Britain

1860 unissued 1 1/2p lilac rose, overprinted Specimen in black, without gum, few small flaws, fine appearance (SG 53s)
Cat. Val. £2,200
Estimate: $300

Lot 485 - Great Britain  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #485 - Great Britain

1862 (11 Aug) FL franked with pair of 6p lilac, tied by "5451" numerals and corresponding "Newcastle on Tyne" departure cds alongside, sent to Helsingfors, Finland, red "Aachen Franco" and "ANK" arrival, various charge markings, Cyrillic arrival cods on back, fine letter to uncommon destination
Estimate: $150

Lot 486 - Great Britain  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #486 - Great Britain

1865 (9 Sep) FL from London to Pernambuco, franked with single 1sh green, canceled "75" and departure cds alongside, fine usage to Brazil
Estimate: $150

Lot 487 - Great Britain  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #487 - Great Britain

1867 (16 Ap) outer FL from Liverpool, used in 1869 to Callao, Peru, franked with single 2sh blue (P1), tied by duplex strike, with departure cds alongside, endorsed "via Southampton", with red oval "PAID B" below, fine usage to Peru (SG 118)
Cat. Val. £825
Estimate: $500

Lot 488 - Great Britain  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #488 - Great Britain

1867 (7 Ap) outer FL used in 1873 from London to Bogota, franked with single 2sh blue (P1), tied by duplex "85" and departure cds, endorsed "per Moselle", fine (SG 118)
Cat. Val. £825
Estimate: $200

Lot 489 - Great Britain  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #489 - Great Britain

1869 (25 Oct) complete FL from London to Mauritius, franked with 1p and 9p paying 10p rate, charged "1d", with arrival pmk on back, fine Colonial letter (contents mention payment being made to an officer in the 67th Regiment at Aldershot)
Estimate: $150

Lot 490 - Great Britain  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #490 - Great Britain

1871 1sh green, horizontal pair and single, tied by "447" and Leeds departure cds on FL to Rio de Janeiro, London transit and arrival pmks on back, fine triple-rate cover to Brazil
Estimate: $150

Lot 491 - Great Britain  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #491 - Great Britain

1873 4p vermilion, horizontal pair and single tied by "L.S.3" in grid and "Lombard St. SP 23, 1870" duplex pmk on FL to Oporto, Portugal, endorsed "Via Southampton France", with red "PD" and oval "Franco", some filing creases away from the stamps, fine, with arrival pmk on back
Estimate: $150

Lot 492 - Great Britain  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #492 - Great Britain

1880 4d gray brown, horizontal pair (P.18), used in 1882 on outer FL sent "per Br. St Medway" from Manchester to Caracas, usual filing fold away from the stamps, imperceptible toning, otherwise a fine double-rate franking to Venezuela, with arrival docketing (SG 160)
Estimate: $150

Lot 493 - Great Britain  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #493 - Great Britain

1882 Queen Victoria £5 bright orange, White Paper, overprinted Specimen in black, heavy gum adhesions (part original gum), nicely centered, few perf. Flaws, still a remarkably fresh and attractive example of this popular stamp (SG 137s)
Cat. Val. £4,500
Estimate: $1500

Lot 494 - Great Britain  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #494 - Great Britain

1883 3p on 3p violet and 6p on 6p violet, overprinted Specimen, h.r., fine (SG 159,162s)
Cat. Val. £600
Estimate: $200

Lot 495 - Great Britain  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #495 - Great Britain

1883 2sh6p lilac, h.r., faint toned perf., fine (SG 178)
Cat. Val. £600
Estimate: $200

Lot 496 - Great Britain  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #496 - Great Britain

1883 2sh6p lilac, Bluish Paper, overprinted Specimen in black, h.r., creases, fine appearance (SG 175s)
Cat. Val. £600
Estimate: $150

Lot 497 - Great Britain  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #497 - Great Britain

1883-84 1/2p-1sh, set of ten, overprinted Specimen in black, h.r. or part original gum (heavy adhesions), some small faults, otherwise fine-v.f. (SG 187-196s)
Cat. Val. £1,790
Estimate: $500

Lot 498 - Great Britain  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #498 - Great Britain

1884 5sh carmine rose, overprinted Specimen in black, h.r., v.f. (SG 181s)
Cat. Val. £450
Estimate: $200

Lot 499 - Great Britain  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #499 - Great Britain

1884 10sh ultramarine, l.h., well centered, v.f., signed Diena (SG 183)
Cat. Val. £2,250
Estimate: $1000

Lot 500 - Great Britain  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #500 - Great Britain

1884 10sh ultramarine, two distinct shades, one lettered "H-D" n.h., other "L-A" h.r., slight gum crease, still v.f. (SG 183,183a)
Cat. Val. £4,750
Estimate: $2000

Lot 501 - Great Britain  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #501 - Great Britain

1884 10sh ultramarine, Bluish Paper, overprinted Specimen in black, h.r., fine (SG 177s)
Cat. Val. £2,800
Estimate: $1200

Lot 502 - Great Britain  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #502 - Great Britain

1884 £1 brown violet, watermarked Three Orbs, used, slightly lightened violet crayon, usual centering, good color, fine (SG 186)
Cat. Val. £4,250
Estimate: $1000

Lot 503 - Great Britain  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #503 - Great Britain

1884 £1 brown violet, watermarked Three Imperial Crowns, overprinted Specimen in black, part original gum (adhesions), creased, v.f. appearance (SG 185s)
Cat. Val. £2,800
Estimate: $750

Lot 504 - Great Britain  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #504 - Great Britain

1887-90 Jubilee, 1/2p-1sh, complete except for 4 1/2p, overprinted Specimen, h.r., few small faults, otherwise fine-v.f. (SG 197-211s)
Cat. Val. £730
Estimate: $200

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