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 1211 - Poland  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1211 - Poland

1752 cover addressed to "Jasnie Wielmoznemu Panu Oginskiemu, Marszalkowi Wielkiemu W.L.H." (Wielki Hetman Litewski), dated on back, with virtually intact small wax seal showing a Coat of Arms, fine early letter to Hetman Oginski
Estimate: $500

Lot 1212 - Poland  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1212 - Poland

1754 cover addressed to "Jasnie Wielmoznemu Panu Oginskiemu, Marszalkowi Wielkiemu W.L.H." (Wielki Hetman Litewski), dated on back, with virtually intact small wax seal showing a Coat of Arms, fine early letter to Hetman Oginski
Estimate: $500

Lot 1213 - Poland  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1213 - Poland

1782 cover from BIALYSTOK, with a complete letter of contents, addressed to Major General Czapski in Warszawa, with legible Bialystok in circle postmark, charged "32" in ms, endorsed "50" (entry on way book), intact Royal Eagle wax seal on back, numerous entry markings, fine letter from Bialystok
Estimate: $500

Lot 1214 - Poland  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1214 - Poland

1785 small cover addressed to Count Mniszech in Biliny, sent via Kalisz and Warszawa, apparently re-directed via Leopolis (Lwow) to Zamosc, with a good negative strike of KALISZ with Crown at top and Posthorns at bottom, applied in Kalisz, overall ageing, with fairly intact and elaborate wax seal (Royal Crown Cross of Lorraine) and on back, signed Rachmanow (Count Michal Jerzy Wandalin Mniszech was a Polish nobleman. He became Colonel in 1757...

Lot 1215 - Poland  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1215 - Poland

1795 complete FL (written in German) with straight-line KOWNO departure hs, addressed to Konigsberg, charge markings "27/ 7 /2" in manuscript on back, fine letter from present-day Kaunas in Lithuania
Estimate: $250

Lot 1216 - Poland  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1216 - Poland

1791 cover to Lublin, with clear KRASNOSTAW in circle departure handstamp, slight backflap ageing, wax seal on back, fine
Estimate: $500

Lot 1217 - Poland  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1217 - Poland

1790 large part of outer folded letter (bottom portion missing) addressed to Szpikowie, with a bold strike of circular KRZEMIENIEC in black between Crown and Posthorns, Type II handstamp, fine
Estimate: $500

Lot 1218 - Poland  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1218 - Poland

1790 cover addressed to Lublin, with a good strike of LOKACS in circle, with Crown at top and Posthorns below the name, minor age spots, fine and very rare usage from Lokacz
Estimate: $500

Lot 1219 - Poland  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1219 - Poland

1781 (Apr) complete FL written in Polish, sent from Lwow, via Brody, Luck and Zytomierz to Radomierz, with a decent strike of circular departure pmk struck in black between Crown and Posthorns, charge markings in pen and red crayon, fine (In 1772, following the First Partition of Poland, Lwow was annexed by the Habsburg Monarchy. Known in German as Lemberg, the city became the capital of the Kingdom of Galicia and Lodomeria)
Estimate: $...

Lot 1220 - Poland  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1220 - Poland

1780 (22 June) small cover, with a mostly complete letter of contents (in Polish), with unframed "POSEN" handstamp, addressed to Danzig, charged "20" in red manuscript, mostly intact wax seal on back, fine early letter from Poznan to Gdansk, signed Rachmanow
Estimate: $500

Lot 1221 - Poland  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1221 - Poland

1793 complete home made envelope sent via Warszawa to Gdansk, with a perfect negative strike of PULAWY and crown, red charge markings, largely complete wax seal on back, fine and splendid letter, signed Rachmanow
Estimate: $1500

Lot 1222 - Poland  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1222 - Poland

1790 complete FL from Warszawa, via Kowno to Jurbork (today in Lithuania), with a solid "W" and crown, type III, wax seal on back, way-book entry marks, fairly intact wax seal on back
Estimate: $500

Lot 1223 - Poland  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1223 - Poland

1790 cover from Warszawa, sent via Grodno and Nowogrodek to Sluck, with unframed "W" and crown departure handstamp at bottom right, way-book entry markings, fine early letter from Warszawa, with mostly intact wax seal on back
Estimate: $500

Lot 1224 - Poland  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1224 - Poland

1800 (6 July) complete FL endorsed "Wilna" and addressed to Krolewiec, with framed WILNA departure hs on back, intact wax seal, fine letter from present-day Vilnius, signed Rachmanow
Estimate: $250

Lot 1225 - Poland  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1225 - Poland

1795 small FL from Warszawa to Brzesc (Brest), written by the postmaster and addressed to the Mayor, with "P4" payment endorsement, bearing a large intact red wax seal (stated to be "PIECZEC REWIZYI" - examination/censor, but not verifiable), with manuscript notation "Za ten list, oraz dawnicy odebrany zalega soalcyi groszy 24" (for this letter and previous ones, payment of 24 groszy was received) on back, fine and extraordinary usage
...

Lot 1226 - Poland  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1226 - Poland

1783 cover addressed to a Military unit in Czudnow, with largely intact wax seal showing Coat of Arms and military unit, exempting the sender from payment, some ageing at right, fine and rare Militaria letter, signed Rachmanow (identified in "Ruch" at type 5)
Estimate: $2500

Lot 1227 - Poland  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1227 - Poland

1778 "MILI TARIA", complete strike with ornamental "Regimentu Pieszego Krolewicza w Krakowie", turned-cover addressed to Major General Czapski, division chief of the regiment named after Krolewicz, stationed in Kielcy, sent from KRAKOW, with "K" and Crown in circle, filing folds away from the text and markings, probably unique, mentioned in Ruch, signed Rachmanow
Estimate: $2500

Lot 1228 - Poland  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1228 - Poland

1789 "MI LITA RIA" negative strike with "Pulk Pierwszy Letki Konny Krolow" on cover addressed to Major General Krzysztof Karwicki in Dubno, endorsed, with fairly clear wax seal of Pulku Pierwszego lekkiego konnego w Kozminie on back, some ageing and paper mending of no importance, probably unique, signed Rachmanow (Ruch type 6)
Estimate: $2500

Lot 1229 - Poland  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1229 - Poland

1789 "MI LITA RIA", complete negative strike on cover addressed to szefa pulku lekkiej (the head of light cavalry), Major General Karwicki in Warszawa, part of red wax seal on back, endorsed "Buletyn", way-book entries and crayon markings, fine and probably unique, signed Rachmanow
Estimate: $2500

Lot 1230 - Poland  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1230 - Poland

1789 "MILITARIA", small part of handstamp at right of cover addressed to szefa pulku lekkiej (the head of light cavalry), Major General Karwicki in Warszawa, complete black wax seal on back, endorsed "Rapport", with a good strike of KAMIENIEC PODOL at left, considerable paper erosion at right and some ageing, still a good Militaria letter with intact regimental seal, sent from Kamieniec Podolski, signed Rachmanow
Estimate: $1000

Lot 1231 - Poland  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1231 - Poland

1812 FL datelined Glogau (Glogow), 11 May, 1812, endorsed "Service Militaire", from General Walther to Baron Chastel, advising the latter of being promoted to the rank of "General de Division" by orders of Gen. Grouchy, with red "No.10 Grande Armee" and again "No.13 DEB/Grande Armee", with "3e Corps de Cavalerie" endorsement, countersigned by Gen.Walther and addressed to France. A v.f. and scarce letter from the French Army just prior to its...

Lot 1232 - Poland  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1232 - Poland

1822 FL dated 13th September, used from Odessa to Genova, ms note on reverse "P/m G.Paserli Brody ai 22 7bre 1822" forwarding agent's notation, oval "Brody in Galizia" transit and tax markings applied on arrival, v.f.
Estimate: $150

Lot 1233 - Poland  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1233 - Poland

1840 outer FL with bold "Koniecpol" straight line hs, sent to Kielce, v.f., signed Mazepa
Estimate: $150

Lot 1234 - Poland  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1234 - Poland

1840 outer FL with boxed bilingual "Brzesc-Kujawski" hs in red, addressed to Wloclawek, v.f.
Estimate: $150

Lot 1235 - Poland  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1235 - Poland

1859 Warsaw Postal Stationery, 1.5k on 3gr unused entire envelope, red imprint at upper right, two control signatures on the inside flap, v.f. and fresh, with 2004 Mikulski certificate
Estimate: $500

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