1859 20c lilac, margins all around, tied by framed blue "Aulla" postmark on cover used in 1860 Livorno, additional "Comunita Di Terra Rossa" and "PD" in blue, charged "4", with "insuff" manuscript notations indicating the cover was insufficiently franked, with "Massa Carrara" 29 February departure and 1 March arrival pmks, filing fold away from the stamp, fresh and v.f. cover, signed Giorgio Colla, with his 1998 certificate (Sass. 16b, cat....
U.S. and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History
By: Cherrystone Auctions
Cherrystone Auctions U.S. and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History
Welcome to our May 7-8 Auction Sale, to be held at Cherrystone's New York City galleries. There are 1,642 lots of rare stamps and postal history of the World, featuring further selections from the David Mace collection and properties of numerous vendors and estates sold by their order. A solid selection of United States is followed by Austria, Belgium, France and Colonies, Germany and Colonies, Italy and Colonies, Liechtenstein, Spain and Scandinavian countries. There are strong sections of Czechoslovakia, Poland and Russia. Great Britain and British Commonwealth are well represented with strength in Queen Victoria, KEVII and George V singles and sets, as well as Japanese Occupation material. There are numerous flight covers of the world, with selections of Zeppelin dispatches. Sections of better South America, Asia and the rest of the world are noteworthy, with an award-winning collection of Corrientes offered intact. The sale concludes with the usual selection of large lots, which range from single country collections to multi-carton worldwide groups of stamps and covers. Live Internet bidding is available through our website www.cherrystoneauctions.com (via CherrystoneLIVE).