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 1453 - RUSSIA Russian Ship Mail  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1453 - RUSSIA Russian Ship Mail

1851 (19 Sep) outer FL sent from "Gogenkrein", via "Port Kunda" to Revel, with single straight-line Gogenkrein post office departure handstamp on back, two-line Port Kunda transit and framed arrival datestamp alongside, fine usage in Estonia. Many ordinary post offices were situated at ports, steamship piers and docks (items bearing such postmarks were usually, but not always, carried by ship)
Estimate: $250

Lot 1454 - RUSSIA Russian Ship Mail  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1454 - RUSSIA Russian Ship Mail

1910 (5 Jan) picture postcard (Canea, Crete), addressed to St. Petersburg, franked with pair of 10pa surcharges, sent with a steamship of ROPIT to Odessa, where the stamps were cancelled (17.01.1910), with special violet "Paquebot" alongside, also unclear two-line "Tagrin" datestamp, oval cachet of the Floating Exhibition of the Russian Society of Steamship and Trade in violet, v.f.
Estimate: $500

Lot 1455 - RUSSIA Russian Ship Mail  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1455 - RUSSIA Russian Ship Mail

1911 (29 Mar) picture postcard (Acropolis), from Athens to Moscow, franked with 20pa on 4k, sent with a ROPIT company steamship to Odessa where the stamp was canceled, additional violet "Paquebot" alongside, arrival postmark (7 Apr), fine
Estimate: $250

Lot 1456 - RUSSIA Russian Ship Mail  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1456 - RUSSIA Russian Ship Mail

1914 (20 Apr) picture postcard (Pyramids of Giza), from Cairo to Rostov-on-Don, franked with 20pa on 4k (defective), sent with a steamship of ROPIT to Odessa, where the stamps were cancelled, also with special red "Paquebot" alongside, arrival postmarks (1.5.14) at bottom, fine
Estimate: $250

Lot 1457 - RUSSIA Russian Ship Mail  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1457 - RUSSIA Russian Ship Mail

1915 (23 Oct) registered cover (slightly reduced at right) from Baku to Teheran, franked on reverse with pair of 10k dark blue, violet censor "D.C. G.A.L" handstamp, with arrival pmk, fine example of the maritime post on the Caspian Sea
Estimate: $250

Lot 1458 - RUSSIA Russian Ship Mail  -  Cherrystone Auctions Worldwide Stamps and Covers

Lot #1458 - RUSSIA Russian Ship Mail

1915 (8 Dec) cover franked on back with 3k Arms and 7k Romanov, cancelled by pen, used from Enzeli to Teheran, where it arrived on 13th December, franking apparently not recognized, with large "T" handstamped on front, fine and rare maritime usage on Baku-Enzeli-Teheran line ("Caucase et Mercure Steamship Co") on the Caspian Sea and Russian stamps in Persia
Estimate: $1500

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