About Cherrystone Auctions


31 January 2022
Cherrystone is a global leader in Philatelic Auctions, bringing over $30 million worth of stamps and postal history to market yearly. Our frequently held public auctions feature the widest selection of philatelic material in the world, with a focus on rarity and exceptional quality.

A Global Philatelic Leader

Setting the standard for all others to follow, Cherrystone’s sales always feature stamps from United States, Asia, including China, France and Colonies, German Area including States, Colonies and Occupation, Great Britain with British Commonwealth, Poland and Russia, and much more. Cherrystone also offers frequent “Specialty” sales, which usually contain properties of single owners and often feature award winning collections. Some of the recent “Specialty” sales include:

  • The Hawkins Collections of Select European Countries and Colonies
  • The Fred Blau Collection of Palestinian Aerophilately
  • The New Amsterdam Collection of United States Rarities and Sheets
  • The James R. Simon Worldwide Collection
  • The Pottow Collection of Great Britain
  • The Winterfell Collection of German Occupation
  • Dr. I. Kulczycky Collection of Western Ukraine

Originally founded as a retail store in 1967, Cherrystone has amassed over 50 years of Philatelic knowledge and experience. Cherrystone has cultivated serious collectors the world over. To find out how Cherrystone can help in the sale of your collection, please contact Paul or Joshua Buchsbayew today.

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One of the World’s Leading Auctioneers

Paul Buchsbayew, President

Paul began collecting stamps as a young boy. In fact, his hobby was the impetus for his father’s founding of Cherrystone. With close to 50 years of philatelic experience, he attributes the success of Cherrystone to his knowledge and love of stamps. He is a member of A.I.E.P. (Association Internationale des Experts Philatelie) and is a recognized expert in Russian material, which he has exhibited around the world.

Joshua Buchsbayew, Vice President

Josh, who represents the “Third Generation”, began working at Cherrystone in 2002 after a career in the financial world. As an appraiser and lot describer, Josh has had vast experience with stamps of the world. His personal interest is in United States Classics.

Professional Affiliations

Cherrystone is a member of all leading philatelic organisations including the American Stamp Dealers’ AssociationAmerican Philatelic SocietyPhilatelic Traders SocietyAPHVThe Collectors Club of NYAIEPROSSICAMEPSI and more.