U.S. & Worldwide Stamps & Postal History
August 10-11, 2021

Welcome to our Summer 2021 Sale of U.S. and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History, taking place August 10-11, 2021, at our Teaneck galleries and over the internet via CherrystoneLIVE. Our 1,372 lot sale begins with a solid section of United states including many rarities and graded items. The Foreign section includes Austria, with local issues, France, Germany and Italy, with their Colonies, specialized Liechtenstein, outstanding Poland, with exceptional Krakow overprints, Russia, Great Britain and British Commonwealth, as well as South and Central American countries. In addition, this sale includes a strong selection of 150+ large lots and collections, ranging from single country albums to specialized collections, multi-carton worldwide properties and large cover lots.

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Lot #1038
POLAND Polish Prisoners of War in the Soviet Union
1939 (23 Oct) Russian 20k stationery card (two additional stamps removed), sent from Starobielsk Prisoner of War Camp by General Aleksander Kowalewski, return address "NKVD Camp Starobielsk" and sent to Warszawa, filing fold and archival punched holes at left, rare early POW card (General Kowalewski surrendered to the Soviet Army on 19th September, 1939 and after a short detention in Starobielsk, was transferred to Kharkov and murdered by the NKVD)
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Price Realized
$160.00

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