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Cherrystone Auctions Sale: 0620

Worldwide Stamps and Covers
AUSTRIA Austrian Military Forces in Palestine - WW

Sale No: 0620
Lot No: 6201
Symbol: e

image 1916 (5 Sep) cover with "Feldpost Mil. Miss. A.O.K.4" postmark sent from Jerusalem to Vienna, with straight-line "K.u.k.bakterliog. Feldlaboratorium Nr.39", mailed by the chief surgeon Dr. Schiller at the Ratisbone Monastery (which was leased to the Austro-Hungarian army for the use as their main hospital in the Middle East), carried by diplomatic mail from Jerusalem, with "Uberpruft Wien" censor label attached on back, also red "Zenzuriert" and "W" arrival markings (Image)

Est.$250

Opening US$ 230.00
Sold...US$ 230.00


Closed..Jun-02-2020, 11:56:59 EST
Sold For 230

Sale No: 0620
Lot No: 6202
Symbol: e

image 1916 (21 Sep) registered cover from Bir es seba to Vienna, with "Feldpost/Mil.Miss/1.Expeditionskorps" pmk at top right, rare "Feldpost d.Militar-Mission 1 Expeditionskorps No.114" registry label, "Eingeschrieben Portofreie Dienstsache" straight-line handstamps, Aleppo and Constantinople transit backstamps, the return address is the Paymaster of the Austro-Hungarian Mountain Howitzer Division of von Marno, his circular cachet also seals the backflap (top portion of backflap excised), assessed 15 heller Postage Due on arrival (despite the "Portofreie Dienstsache" markings, probably as this cover was addressed to a private printing company, it was not considered military mail), fine. The 1st Expedition Corps stayed only for two weeks at Bir es seba (today Beersheba), as part of the 4th Ottoman Army, extremely rare (Image)

Est.$750

Opening US$ 700.00
Sold...US$ 700.00


Closed..Jun-02-2020, 11:57:14 EST
Sold For 700

Sale No: 0620
Lot No: 6203
Symbol: e

image 1916 (29 Sep) bilingual Feldpost card to Harnsdorf, with Constantinople railway cancel, handstamp of the Mountain Artillery detachment, "W1" Vienna transit, fine card from an Austrian soldier in Constantinople, later moved to the Palestine battlefront (Image)

Est.$150

Opening US$ 140.00


Closed..Jun-02-2020, 11:57:29 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 0620
Lot No: 6204
Symbol: e

image 1916 (30 Sep) cover (with contents) canceled "Feldpost Mil. Miss. Aleppo", sent via Damascus to Vienna, by Lt. A. Rippel, Austrian instructor attached to the German army (Image)

Est.$150

Opening US$ 140.00


Closed..Jun-02-2020, 11:57:44 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 0620
Lot No: 6205
Symbol: e

image 1917 (22 Jan) picture postcard with "K.u.K.Kraftwagonkolonne Turkey" (Truck Convoy) handstamp, sent from Zahleh (Lebanon) to Vienna, sent by a truck driver travelling between Constantinople and Gaza, violet "Zensuriert", fine and unusual (Image)

Est.$150

Opening US$ 140.00
Sold...US$ 140.00


Closed..Jun-02-2020, 11:57:58 EST
Sold For 140

Sale No: 0620
Lot No: 6206
Symbol: e

image 1917 (6 Apr) registered cover from Jerusalem to Vienna, with "Feldpost/Mil.Miss/A.O.K.4" pmk at top right, rare "Militar-Mission Feldpost 4. Armee No.563" registry label, "Eingeschrieben Portofreie Dienstsache" (postage free official mail) straight-line handstamps, Constantinople transit backstamps, the return address is the Paymaster of the Austro-Hungarian Mountain Howitzer Division of von Marno, his circular cachet also seals the backflap, charged 15 Heller Postage due on arrival, erroneously assumed to be civilian mail, since this cover was addressed to a private printing firm, the "Bestellung" (order) at top obviously overlooked. A rarity (Image)

Est.$1,000

Opening US$ 900.00
Sold...US$ 900.00


Closed..Jun-02-2020, 11:58:13 EST
Sold For 900

Sale No: 0620
Lot No: 6207
Symbol: e

image 1917 (15 Mar) picture postcard with Ottoman franking, tied by A.O.K.4 Fieldpost Mil. Miss. cds, sent via the Germany military post office in Jerusalem to Vienna, v.f. and colorful card (Image)

Est.$200

Opening US$ 180.00
Sold...US$ 180.00


Closed..Jun-02-2020, 11:58:31 EST
Sold For 180

Sale No: 0620
Lot No: 6208
Symbol: e

image 1917 (15 June) registered cover from Jerusalem to Vienna, with "Feldpost/Mil.Miss/A.O.K.4" pmk at top right, rare "Militar-Mission Feldpost 4. Armee No.961" registry label, "Eingeschrieben Portofreie Dienstsache" straight-line handstamps, Constantinople transit backstamps, the return address is the Paymaster of the Austro-Hungarian Mountain Howitzer Division of von Marno, his circular cachet also seals the backflap, fine and very rare registered usage (Image)

Est.$750

Opening US$ 700.00
Sold...US$ 700.00


Closed..Jun-02-2020, 11:58:45 EST
Sold For 700

Sale No: 0620
Lot No: 6209
Symbol: e

image 1917 (19 July) picture postcard with "Feldpost Mil. Miss. Damascus" postmark, further endorsed "Feldpost" and sent by artillery officer via the German military postal system to Constantinople and Vienna, v.f. (Image)

Est.$150

Opening US$ 140.00


Closed..Jun-02-2020, 11:59:01 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 0620
Lot No: 6210
Symbol: e

image 1917 (25 July) picture postcard (Damascus gate) franked with Ottoman 10pa green, tied by two different departure postmarks including octagonal "K.u.K. Feldpost Mil.Miss. Jerusalem 2" postmark, sent via German military postal service to Vienna (Jerusalem 2 octagonal postmarks are rare) (Image)

Est.$200

Opening US$ 180.00
Sold...US$ 180.00


Closed..Jun-02-2020, 11:59:16 EST
Sold For 180

Sale No: 0620
Lot No: 6211
Symbol: e

image 1917 (25 Oct) cover addressed to Vienna, with return address handstamp of "Kommando der k.u.k. Autoformationen in der Turkei", Feldpost departure cds, charged 15kr Postage Due, obviously in error, as this was military mail, addressed to a printer, probably a printing order for this military unit (Image)

Est.$250

Opening US$ 230.00


Closed..Jun-02-2020, 11:59:31 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 0620
Lot No: 6212
Symbol: e

image 1917 picture postcard showing "Aust.Ung. Schwere Kanonen Batterie 20 Gaza 1917", with pencil message on back "a souvenir from the war time in Palestine." Shortly after issue, similar cards were confiscated by censors and destroyed. Only a few are stated to have survived (Image)

Est.$250

Opening US$ 230.00
Sold...US$ 230.00


Closed..Jun-02-2020, 11:59:47 EST
Sold For 230

Sale No: 0620
Lot No: 6213
Symbol: e

image 1917 picture postcard (Belgrade) with boxed "Von der Armee im Felde" (from the army on the battlefront), violet "K.u.K. Militarbevollmachtiger in Konstantinopel" (Military Plenipotentiary in Constantinople), mailed from one of the battlefields in Palestine, addressed to a military hospital in Poland (Image)

Est.$150

Opening US$ 140.00


Closed..Jun-02-2020, 12:00:02 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 0620
Lot No: 6214
Symbol: e

image 1917 (6 Oct) picture postcard with "K.u.K.Feldpostampt 451" and "Oster.-Ung.Nationalspital in Konstantinopel" handstamps, franked with Turkish adhesives (one being a fiscal used as postage), sent from a member of Austro-Hungarian medical staff to Znaim (Image)

Est.$150

Opening US$ 140.00


Closed..Jun-02-2020, 12:00:16 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 0620
Lot No: 6215
Symbol: e

image 1918 (3 June) registered cover from Nazareth to Vienna, with "Deutsche Feldpost 663" cds at top right, on back is the cachet "Liquidierender Rechngst der k.u.k. Feldhaubitzabteilung i.u. Turkei" (Paymaster of the Field Howitzer Division), corresponding "Deutsche Feldpost 663 No.2" Registry label, filing fold away from the markings, fine and very rare registered cover, used by the Paymaster to mail payroll sheets, using the German Field Post Military services. One of only a few registered covers recorded (Image)

Est.$750

Opening US$ 700.00
Sold...US$ 700.00


Closed..Jun-02-2020, 12:00:31 EST
Sold For 700

Sale No: 0620
Lot No: 6216
Symbol: e

image 1918 (28 Aug) card to Sarajevo, canceled "K.u.K. Feldpostampt 451", with "K.u.K. Instruktions-Detachement Hptm.v. Hubka" bilingual cachet alongside, posted by the commanding officer of the regiment previously stationed in Palestine, now in Turkey, franked with a red due label, forwarded by diplomatic mail to Zagreb and Sarajevo (Image)

Est.$250

Opening US$ 230.00
Sold...US$ 230.00


Closed..Jun-02-2020, 12:00:49 EST
Sold For 230

Sale No: 0620
Lot No: 6217
Symbol: e

image 1918 (15 April) registered cover from Nazareth to Vienna, with "Deutsche Feldpost 663" cds at top right, on back is the cachet "Liquid. Rechngst der k.u.k. Feldhaubitzabteilung i.u. Turkei" (Paymaster of the Field Howitzer Division), corresponding "Deutsche Feldpost 663 No.842" Registry label, also violet "Eingeschrieben Portofreie Dienstsache" (Official Mail Postage Free), sent via the German military postal service in Constantinople and one of only a few registered covers recorded (Image)

Est.$750

Opening US$ 700.00


Closed..Jun-02-2020, 12:01:07 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 0620
Lot No: 6218
Symbol: e

image 1918 (6 July) registered cover to Vienna, with "K.u.K.Feldpostampt 451" pmks and violet "Intendanz des K.u.k. Artilleriekommandos i.d. Turkey als Truppenkommando", also "Dienstsache" and endorsed "Rekmdrt". The sender must have known that there was no registration service for Austro-Hungarian mail, but still endorsed as official registered letter, bringing a charge of 15 heller penalty assessed on arrival in Vienna. Stated to be the only known Austro-Hungarian registered military mail cover from the Middle East, incorrectly charged postage due (Image)

Est.$750

Opening US$ 700.00


Closed..Jun-02-2020, 12:01:22 EST
Sold For 0


AUSTRIA Lombardy Venetia

Sale No: 0620
Lot No: 6219
Symbol: e
Cat No: 3,5

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image 1850 10c black and horizontal pair of 30c brown, tied by Milano (27/6) pmks on FL used in 1858, paying 70 centesimi to France, red "P.D." and "Autriche" border entry cds, usual filing fold, v.f., with Lyon transit and St. Etienne arrival pmk (Sass.2,7) cat. €3250 (Cat No. 3,5) (Image)

Cat. €3250, Est.$1,000

Opening US$ 900.00


Closed..Jun-02-2020, 12:01:39 EST
Sold For 0
Sale No: 0620
Lot No: 6220
Symbol: *
Cat No: 10c

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image 1858 5sld carmine, Type I, unused with disturbed original gum, h.r., signed Emilio Diena, with 2005 certificate (Sass.25, Euro 5,00) cat. $2400 (Cat No. 10c) (Image)

Cat. $2400, Est.$500

Opening US$ 450.00


Closed..Jun-02-2020, 12:01:55 EST
Sold For 0

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