Rare Stamps & Postal History of the World
May 12, 2020

Our May 12, 2020 sale was prepared in anticipation of London 2020 World Stamp Exhibition. While the show has been rescheduled, this auction will take place as scheduled. There is an important collection of Great Britain and British Commonwealth, with many individual Colonies offered intact. In addition, there are hundreds of better individual lots of Inverted Centers of the World, French Colonies Postal History selection from the Lorenz correspondence to Trieste, excellent range of European countries, with Italy and Colonies, especially Fezzan, Poland, Russia, as well as rarities from Japan, Korea and more. There are many attractive and substantial Large Lots and Collections, often fully scanned.

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Lot #1577
POLAND
1806 (21 May) complete military letter from General Jan Henryk Dabrowski, Army headquarters in Foggia, endorsed "Servigio Militare" and addressed to the Minister of War, Kingdom of Italy in Milan, sent via Naples and Rome, with red "NAPOL" departure handstamp, written in Italian and personally signed by "Dabrowski", fine and rare usage from the commanding general of the Polish Legion in Napoleonic Army, with Jendroszek certificate (Dabrowski is a Polish national hero, first for his part in Tadeusz Kosciuszko's rebellion against Russia (1794) and later his command of the Polish legions in Napoleon's army. In 1815 he was appointed general of cavalry and senator of the new Kingdom of Poland. His military exploits are mentioned in the Polish national anthem, which is also known as the "Dabrowski Mazurka.")
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Price Realized
$5,750.00

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