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September 13-14, 2017

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Lot #1260
POLAND
1793-1873 stampless letters, selection of 43, mostly written up on album pages, good variety of markings and handstamps, some sent abroad, several from Lwow, scarce Russian postmarks, intact seals, etc., fine and interesting lot
Envelope
Price Realized
$1,800.00

Lot #1261
POLAND
1806 (9 Nov) FL from Zielezie to France, from a soldier in Napoleonic Army, 4th Corps, Second Division (General Leval), with red "No.9 Grande Armee" hs, endorsed "Par Paris", fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1262
POLAND
1807 two letters to the Grande Armee, first from Nice, July 6 to the 3rd Corps, Second Division (at the time in the vicinity of Torun), the second from Ligny (a site of a battle) May 29 to Poznan; forwarded to Scherwin, fine-v.f. Incoming letters to soldiers in the Grande Armee are very rare
Envelope
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #1263
POLAND
1807 two death notices to France, red "No.22 Grande Armee" and black "No.17 Grande Armee" hs, the former 4th Corps, 1st Division General Saint-Hilaire, endorsed "en Pologne", the latter 3rd Corps, 20th Division, General Friant's HQ in Wroclawek, v.f.
Envelope
Price Realized
$1,300.00

Lot #1264
POLAND
1807 (7 July) FL from Antonowo to France, with "No.19 Grande Armee" handstamp in black, fine Napoleonic letter
Envelope
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1265
POLAND
1808 (1 July) FL from Greiffenberg (Gryfow Slaski) to France, with "No. 10 Grande Armee" hs in black, endorsed "cito cito" (special delivery) and charged "8" (deci), also "15g" and "20" endorsements, fine Napoleonic letter
Envelope
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #1266
POLAND
1809 (27 Mar) FL from Driepen to France, with red "No. 29 Grande Armee" hs, fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #1267
POLAND
1812 Incoming Mail, outer folded letter to Warszawa, with a splendid strike of "Miedzyrzec" hs, indicating domestic postage collected at border, intact wax seal, fine early cover with excellent Duchy of Warsaw markings
Envelope
Price Realized
$1,500.00

Lot #1268
POLAND
1858 Russia 20k orange & blue (colorless watermark), cancelled "1" in concentric rings (Warszawa), rounded corner perforations at top, tiny thins, fine appearance of Russia Number 3 used in Poland
O
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #1269
POLAND
1860 10k blue & rose, unused, well centered for issue, beautiful colors, defective, several tears, nice appearance; also a used copy, poor perforations and thin
(*)O
Catalog #1
Price Realized
$750.00

Lot #1270
POLAND
1860 10k carmine & blue, tied by "1" in concentric rings on piece, fine
O
Catalog #1
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #1271
POLAND
1860 10k carmine & blue, canceled "28" (Suwalki), exceptionally well centered, repaired (rebacked), fine appearance
O
Catalog #1
Price Realized
$400.00

Lot #1272
POLAND
1860 10k blue & carmine, variety added blue frame for inner oval, cancelled "1" within six concentric squares (Bojanowicz type V), vivid colors, fine and rare
O
Catalog #1c
Price Realized
$1,100.00

Lot #1273
POLAND
1865 Russian 10k brown & blue, tied by "253" numerals in concentric rings on outer FL from Plock, used in 1871 to Warszawa, with corresponding departure (2 July) and arrival postmarks on back, both in Cyrillic only, filing folds away from the stamps, fine
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #1274
POLAND
1868 Russian 10k brown & blue, tied by "Berdyczew" cds in Cyrillic letters on FL to Warszawa, with red bilingual arrival pmk, also "5/P" (5:00 PM), fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #1275
POLAND
1870 Russian 10k brown & blue, defective (rounded lower right corner), tied by "304" in concentric circles on outer FL from "Pniewo" to Elzbietow, with departure cds in Cyrillic letters alongside, arrival docketing on back, rated "10" in Bojanowicz
Envelope
Price Realized
$675.00

Lot #1276
POLAND
1873 (25 July) cover franked with 10k brown & blue (horizontally laid paper), used twice (postal fraud), tied by Bialystok cds on cover to Germany, red "Aus Russland Uber Eisen Post Franco" transit and "Ausg" arrival pmks
Envelope
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1277
POLAND
1875 (27 Mar) FL from Warszawa to London, franked with 10k and 2x3k (horizontally laid paper), tied by Postal Car (Pochtowy Wagon 27-28) cds, another strike on back, with red arrival pmk, fine
Envelope
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1278
POLAND
1879 (8 Aug) printed matter rate to Italy, folded business announcement franked with single 2k black & rose (horizontally laid paper), tied by Warszawa Railroad cds, with Postal Card No.25 and Livorno arrival pmks on back, filing fold away from the stamp, v.f.
Envelope
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1279
POLAND
1916 Germania "Deutsches Reich" 3pf, 5pf, 10pf, 20pf, 30pf and 60pf six different, each overprinted "Polen" in Gothic letters, each stamp with top selvage folded over and adhered to gummed portion at top, fresh and v.f. group of unissued overprints, with 1981 Dr.Hochstadter certificate, extremely rare
*
Price Realized
$4,500.00

Lot #1280
POLAND
1918 Krolewstwo Polskie Design Competition Essays, special bound booklet "Polskie Marki Pocztowe", with 35 pages containing various designs prepared for the competition, also additional explanatory pages, plus the pull-out section containing the winning designs by E.Bartlomiejczyk, J.Tom, W.Husarski and E.Trojanowski, very fine and attractive book, exceptional condition, with intact binding and without any defects that usually plague this booklet
P
Price Realized
$375.00

Lot #1281
POLAND
1919 4kr green, block of four, n.h., faint toned perfs at upper left, well centered, v.f., signed Schmutz
Box **
Catalog #54
Price Realized
$600.00

Lot #1282
POLAND
1919 Gniezno surcharges, 5pf on 20f and 10pf on 7 1/2pf, n.h., v.f., handstamped "W.H." and Richter (Fi.71-72, 4,200zl)
**
Catalog #77-78
Price Realized
$425.00

Lot #1283
POLAND
1919 Gniezno surcharges, 5pf on 20f and 10pf on 7 1/2pf, horizontal pairs, the latter positions 26-27, n.h., v.f., handstamped "W.H." and Richter (Fi.71-72, 8,400zl)
**
Catalog #77-78
Price Realized
$850.00

Lot #1284
POLAND
1921 unadapted designs, composite sheetlet of 16 in blue on wove paper, showing three stamps intended for postage due, v.f. and extremely rare
Box E
Price Realized
$2,400.00

Lot #1285
POLAND
1921 New Constitution, 4m carmine rose (error, printed in the color of 6m), h.r., fresh and v.f., with 1997 Mikulski certificate ("only one sheet of this error exists") (Fi. 130b1,1,800zl)
*
Catalog #158a
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #1286
POLAND
1921 (18 Jan) picture postcard from Warszawa to Lithuania, franked with perforated 1K green and 3M bister brown, tied by cds, with Kaunas 30.1.21 arrival cds alongside, fine and scarce mixed currency usage to Lithuania
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #1287
POLAND
1928 Warszawa souvenir sheet, n.h., post office fresh, v.f. (Fi.Blok 1, 1,800zl)
**
Catalog #251
Catalog Value $475
Price Realized
$170.00

Lot #1288
POLAND
1945 1.50zl on 25gr, form II, pos. 7, l.h., v.f., signed Dr.Kronenberg
*
Catalog #346a
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1289
POLAND
1948 Kultura souvenir sheet of eight, also F.D.Roosevelt, Kosciuszko, Pulaski souvenir sheet of three (2) and B.I.E. souvenirs sheet of three, n.h., v.f.
**
Catalog #412a,B49c,C26d
Price Realized
$375.00

Lot #1290
POLAND
1950-51 Currency Reform "Groszy" handstamps, 200 covers, various, mostly common commercial franking with violet and black handstamps, some mixed with ordinary stamps, mostly fine-v.f.
Envelope
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #1291
POLAND
1953 Engels, unissued design, trial essay in red brown (proba maszynowa), perforated block of four, n.h., v.f. (Fischer cat.1,600zl)
Box P
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1292
POLAND
1958 15th Anniversary of the Polish People's Army, original artwork, set of three, each card mounted and corrected by hand, signed by the artist, dated and signed with official Museum handstamps on reverse, v.f. and unique
P
Catalog #823-825P
Price Realized
$1,500.00

Lot #1293
POLAND
1960 Centenary of the First Polish Stamp, sheetlets of four, n.h., v.f.
Box **
Catalog #909-13
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #1294
POLAND
1974 flowers, 3z deep violet, imperf. block of four, n.h., v.f. (Fischer 2151nz, 1,800zl)
Box **
Catalog #2020var
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #1295
POLAND
1991 Phila Nippon Exhibition souvenir sheet, error missing the hologram (butterfly), n.h., v.f., with regular sheet included for comparison (Fi.bl.101MK, cat. 800zl)
**
Catalog #3056var
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #1296
POLAND
1991 Phila Nippon Exhibition imperforate souvenir sheet, error missing the hologram (butterfly), n.h., v.f., rare (Fi.bl 101MKnz, cat. 1,200zl)
**
Catalog #3056var
Unsold

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