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 #1048
POLAND Internment of Polish Soldiers in Spain
1939-43 six exhibit pages, with 10 covers or cards including mail to the Concentration Camp Miranda de Ebro, from Vichy France, occupied Poland, mail from the camp to Switzerland, unoccupied France, etc., variety of censor markings and franking (Poles in Spain were treated as regular prisoners and did not have any privileges. Without exception, they were subject to regular postal rates). After the fall of France, some Poles attempted to reach Polish Army, which was being rebuilt in England. They tried to cross Spanish territory to Gibraltar or Portugal. Over 1,200 were arrested, placed in prisons and Concentration Camp (Miranda de Ebro), until finally released April-May 1943 and sent to Britain. A rare group of covers, mixed condition, with clear markings and well described on pages
Envelope
Price Realized
$1,200.00

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