Over 900 lots of ASIA including rare covers, stamps & collections--China Empire, PRC & Foreign PO.—Japan & Occupations—Afghanistan--Russian /Japanese war—Hong Kong—Southeast Asia—Tannu Tuva—Tibet—Yemen & much more.
Welcome to our International Auction (No 315), which takes place on January 22 in Stockholm. The auction contains over 4000 philatelic and numismatic lots from all of the World. There is a good range of e.g. Scandinavia, British Commonwealth, Germany, China and much more.
The Worldwide auction of 1635 lots will be held in 3 sessions.
The 1st session on Friday at 6:30 p.m. will contain 365 single lots of Aerospace, and Foreign & British Commonwealth singles. It will be highlighted by 1959 Rocket Regulas II cover (one of 12 flown), China with classics, American Bank Note Die Proofs, and P.R.C., Germany including South West Africa postal history, and Japan. Commonwealth will include Indian Feudatory States.
The 2nd session on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. containing 450 Autographs and U.S. singles will be highlighted by #318 mint pair with paste-up (PSE 1989) cert.; #386 coil line pair n.h. (PSE 2009) cert.; Confederates with Provisionals'. This will be followed by a Possessions section with better Hawaii, and Ryukyus.
The 3rd session on Sunday at 10.00 a.m. will consist of 800+ U.S. and Worldwide Collections. The U.S. "Collections & Various" of almost 200 lots begins with 8 lots estimate at $10,000 or more; "Postage and Modern Collections", grouping of "Back-of-the-Book" with a separate Revenue section; Possessions, 80 Postal History lots, Postcards and Ephemera. It will continue with 120 Commonwealth country and general collections with Great Britain; Canada & Provinces; and India & States. 380 Foreign and Worldwide collection lots feature China with a collection estimated at $30,000-$40,000; France with Colonies; Germany; and Japan. This is followed by Foreign general collections (one estimated at $20,000-$25,000, another at $18,000-$22,000). As always, the sale continues with Worldwide and Topical collections, and a Postal History section. The sale ends with Literature.
Cherrystone's January Sale is comprised of 1433 lots of important stamps and postal history of the World, including United States, British Commonwealth, Europe, Asia and South America. There are numerous rarities from China, France, German World War II Occupation Issues, Italy and Italian Colonies, Peter Chavis' collection of Lithuania, Russia and Soviet Union, Switzerland, Turkey including Imprime and Turkey in Asia (mostly ex-Max Platinga), the Boris Fessak collection of Ukraine, Spain and Colonies, with Civil War Issues (ex-Robert Graham, chairman of the Philatelic Foundation in the 1960s), a nice section of large lots and collections, and much more. A limited number of printed catalogues are available.
Asian Stamps & Postal History
The Elling O. Eide Collection of Local Posts
The Nostalgia Collection of Tombstone Cancellations
The Official Postal Seals and "Republic of China" Overprints
The People's Republic of China and Liberated Areas
The Hugh Lawrence Collection of East China
The Wen Sun Kong Cancellations of First Customs Issue Part 3
Interesting selection of lots for every level of collector and investors, with very good material of Argentina and various countries, mostly with very low and attractive starts. A good opportunity to start the 'philatelic year' with something new in your collection
Highlights: Signed Knights Cross Winner cards and portrait photos, propaganda & militaria 1914 - 1918 and 1933 - 1945, picture postcards, japanese fieldpost and propaganda cards from WWII as well as documents and medals.