1861 1c blue, 30c orange, Panama-Pacific two small die proofs on yellowish wove paper, usual overall toning and faint thin spots, fine-v.f., less than 5 of each printed,
Cat. Val. $5,500
U.S. & Worldwide Stamps & Postal History
By: Cherrystone Auctions
Cherrystone Auctions U.S. & Worldwide Stamps & Postal History
We are pleased to present our February 1-2 sale featuring the collections formed by Clive Metcalfe, Dr.M.K. Blumenthal and other prominent collectors. This 1,307 lot auction begins with United States and Possessions, including 19th and 20th Century single rarities, graded items, proofs, essays and back of book material. The Foreign section includes a collection of Large Dragons of Shanghai, as well as strong sections of France and Colonies, Germany and British Commonwealth. On the second day of the sale we are pleased to offer an outstanding collection of Persia and Iran, with certified rarities. This will be followed by Japanese Postal History, featuring rare covers, many not seen for decades. The sale concludes with Large Lots and Collections, with hundreds of albums ranging from single country to specialized collections, multi-carton worldwide groups and excellent cover lots. Scans of most of the lots are available on our website and additional scans are being added daily.