Cherrystone Philatelic Auctioneers
In 2010, Cherrystone auctioned over 150 pieces from the Alexander Collection of Imperial Russian Stamps, including a strip of five 1857 brown and blue stamps which sold for $230,000.1
Later in the same year, the auction house sold a 1918 ‘Inverted Jenny’ stamp for $300,000.
Foundation and ownership
According to its website, the company was founded as a retail store in 1967 by the father of current President, Paul Buchsbayew.
Expertise and services
Cherrystone has over 40 years of philatelic auction experience. The company holds frequent sales; its website reports that its auctions feature the widest selection of philatelic material in the world.
The company specialises in the sale of rare and exceptional stamps, with its sales always including items from the USA, Asia, France, the UK and the commonwealth, and Russia.
Cherrystone also undertakes frequent ‘specialty’ sales, which usually consist of collections owned by a single person.