Rare Stamps & Postal History of the World
January 14-15, 2020

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Lot #936
POLAND
1860 10k carmine & dark blue, unused with original gum, never hinged, signed Mikstein, beautiful fresh color, showing minor plate flaws, usual centering, intact perforations, with 2017 Schmutz certificate stating "the expertized stamp is in good condition, with full undisturbed original gum, never hinged (!)" (F.1b, 140,000zl $36,070)
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Catalog #1
Price Realized
$25,000.00

Lot #937
POLAND
1864 outer FL franked with 10k, tied by Railway expedition mute cancel (Bojanowicz type 3) endorsed "Piotrkow" in Cyrillic at top, sent to Warszawa, with red arrival pmk, signed Bojanowicz. A rare cover
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #938
POLAND
1924 cover from Bydgoszcz to Zurich, franked with two each 100,000m and 200,000m, also 3x300,000m and single 2,000,000m, paying 3,500,000 million marks, fine-v.f., with arrival pmk. A rarity (Fi.15,000zl ($3,864) for the top value)
Envelope
Catalog #209/214
Unsold
Lot #939
POLAND
1924 Arms of Poland, 20g blue and 30g deep violet, imperforate vertical se-tenant gutter pair with value indicator markings in margin at right, unused without gum as issued, usual crayon invalidating marks, folded between stamps in gutter, v.f., rare se-tenant
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Catalog #221,223var
Price Realized
$2,100.00

Lot #940
POLAND
1941 (7 Oct) registered cover (with contents in Polish) from "Tocki Lager" (Chkalow) to Kazakhstan, written by a Polish soldier to his wife, v.f. and interesting cover from Soviet held POW from the NKVD administered camp (where Polish soldiers and officers awaited formation of the new Polish army to fight against the Germans)
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #941
POLAND
1944 Wodzowie Issue, lithographed screen proof in brown red, on yellowish satin paper, Type II, signed Schmutz, with his 2009 certificate
P
Catalog #341-43P
Unsold
Lot #942
POLAND
1947 Swiat Pracy (World of Labor), unexploded booklet with four imperf. deluxe sheets, fine-v.f., only 200 issued (Fischer 437-40, 8,000zl)
P
Catalog #413-16P
Unsold
Lot #943
POLAND
1956 Olympic Games Melbourne, 20g light brown & dull violet (Boxer), center inverted, left sheet margin example, n.h., v.f., with 2009 Schmutz certificate. A superb modern rarity from Poland, only 14(!) examples are known to exist
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Catalog #751a
Unsold
Lot #944
POLAND
1956 Olympic Games Melbourne, 60gr Javelin, imperforate horizontal pair, n.h., v.f., with 2018 Wiatrowski certificate (Fischer 847nz) 1956 Olympics, 60gr Javelin, imperforate horizontal pair, n.h., v.f., rare (Fischer 847nz, 13,000zl)
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Catalog #754var
Price Realized
$2,600.00

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