1864 (1 Dec) registered cover (opened for display), franked on both sides with 5kr (2) and 15kr (6), paying 100kr from Bodenbach to His Imperial Majesty, Emperor Alexander II in St. Petersburg, stamps tied by Bodenbach 1/12 cds, framed "recomandirt" in red, also boxed Railway Station and St. Petersburg Chancellery 23 Nov 1864 arrival postmark (there was a 13 day difference between Julian and Gregorian calendars), back of the envelope is...
Rare Stamps & Postal History of the World
By: Cherrystone Auctions
Cherrystone Auctions Rare Stamps & Postal History of the World
Welcome to our Summer auction to be held on August 6-7 2019 at our New York City galleries and on CherrystoneLive.
There are 1,668 lots of rare Stamps and Postal History of the World, with properties of numerous vendors and estates sold by their order.
We begin with United States, followed by Austria, Belgium, France and Colonies, Germany and Colonies, Italy, Liechtenstein, Poland, Russia, Spain, Switzerland and Scandinavian Countries. British Commonwealth is well represented with strength in Victoria and George V singles and sets. Also noteworthy is Colombia with a complete set of the 1920 Scadta vignettes unused and on individual covers. There is also a selection of Ethiopia, additional South and Central America, Asia and rest of the world.
This auction concludes with 100+ large lots and collections, which range from single country collections to multi-carton worldwide groups of stamps and covers