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Selected Stamps From The Latest Cherrystone Auction (March 3-4, 2020)

May 02, 2020

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Cherrystone auction is one of the world’s leading philatelic auctions of rare stamps, where one can buy stamps and other philatelic items. The latest Cherrystone auction took place on March 3-4, 2020, and featured the Fred Blau Collection, as well as stamps from the United States, Europe, Middle East, French colonies, the British Commonwealth, and much more. In this post, we are sharing some unique items from the latest Cherrystone auction.

Lot #1326 RUSSIA

Price Realized: $24,000.00

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18 kop Russian Gold Standard block of four, Cherrystone image.

The stamp was issued in 1926 in the Soviet Union and was part of the Gold Standard issue, a set of postage stamps introduced between 1923 and 1927. The dark-violet 18k stamp depicts a soldier of the Soviet Red Army. This stamp is a great rarity, with only 200 original stamps in circulation.

Lot #1123 MONACO Air Post

Price Realized: $14,000.00

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100f Monaco Airmail stamp, Cherrystone image.

The rare 100f stamp with a double overprint was issued in 1946 and is one of the ten recorded stamps of this kind. The stamp features Prince Louis II of Monaco in profile, with the inscription ‘POSTE AÉRIENNE’ and a dark blue aircraft underneath.

Lot #1075 KOREA

Price Realized: $4,500.00

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1948 Korea Summer Olympics stamp, Cherrystone image.

These two rare stamps were issued to commemorate Korea’s participation in the 1948 Summer Olympics in London. The light-green horizontal stamp has a Korean flag and olive branches on its front side. Another stamp comes in violet color and has a vertical layout. On its front, you will see a torchbearer depicted against the Korean map.