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 #1050
POLAND Internment of Polish Soldiers in Sweden
1939-45 collection of 8 covers or cards written-up on pages, including a registered cover from Vaxholm to France, endorsed "Kriegsgefangenensendung", also with "Internerings Officeren" (initially correspondence from Polish servicemen was marked as "Prisoner of War", later changed to "Interned Military Mail"), letters from Polish officers interned in Mariefred Camp (near Stockholm), with boxed Swedish censor markings, two cards sent in 1944 from Generalgouvernement to the wife of Lt.Cmdr Wladyslaw Salamon in Mariefred, also a certified copy of a document dated 1 Jan 1945 issued by Polish Naval Headquarters in London, stating that the time of internment of Lt. Cmdr Salamon is to be included in his active military service record. A scarce group (total of 188 Polish servicemen were interned in Sweden. They were crews of Polish submarines ORP "Rys", ORP "Sep", ORP "Zbik", patrol boat "Batory", as well as soldiers from Podhalanian Rifle Brigade who participated in the Allied Campaign in Norway and crossed into Sweden)
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Price Realized
$800.00

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