Rare Stamps & Postal History of the World including the Fred Blau Collection
March 3-4, 2020

We are pleased to announce our March 3-4, 2020 Auction, featuring the Fred Blau collection of Palestine Aerophilately and Military Mail, followed by United States and Possessions, with Dr.Ernesto Arosemena's Canal Zone, continuing with selections from Asia, Western European countries, South and Central America, Middle East, as well as extensive Great Britain and British Commonwealth, Poland with an exceptional collection of World War II Occupation proofs & essays, Russia, Vatican City, etc., and ending as usual with Large Lots and Collections. This is a live public auction taking place in our NYC Galleries as well as on CherrystoneLIVE.

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Lot #135
Fred Blau POLAND Flight Covers
1938 (22 July) accident mail, cover (mostly burned, enclosed in cellophane), addressed to Tel Aviv, with 29 July arrival postmarks, carried by LOT, Lockheed L-14H Super Electra Airplane from Warszawa-Cernauti-Bucharest-Athens-Tel Aviv. Shortly after take-off from Cernauti, the plane exploded and crashed near Compulung (Romania), the crew and 10 passengers (among them two American physicians) were killed. It was the most tragic accident of LOT (Fi.139a,10,000Zzl - $2,591)
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Price Realized
$3,500.00

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