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 #238
United States 1930-79 Issues
1944 (9 Aug) Prisoner of War card (little reduced at top) to Germany, sent by an inmate in Camp Papago Park, with U.S. Censor and German "Gepruft" cachet handstamped on arrival (a POW facility located in Papago Park in the eastern part of Phoenix. It consisted of five compounds, four for enlisted men and one for officers. Called "Schlaraffenland" - "the land of milk and honey", by its mostly U-boat-crew inmates)
Envelope
Price Realized
$140.00

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