Cherrystone offered a wide range of world stamps and postal history during its auction on 1st and 2nd November. The only known cover from Poland with a block of four 1860 10-kopeck stamps was sold for a whopping $80,500. Just three known examples of Russia’s 1917 7-ruble stamp with inverted centre exist. One of them was sold for $29,900.
A set of sheet margin vertical strips of the 1933 Balbo triptychs in never hinged condition and imperforate at the bottom was sold for $34,500. An 1859 cover from the kingdom of Sicily, with the rarely used 50-grana stamp along with the 1g, 5g, and 10g, was sold for $27,600.