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.
GERMAN WORLD WAR II OCCUPATION ISSUES Concentration Camp Mail
1941 (19 Sep) Camp de Vernet, 80c Iris French postal card addressed to Paris, with "Camp de Concentration Vernet-D'Ariege / Le Vaugemastre" cachet, sent from Pamiers/Ariege, handstamped "Inadmis" (inadmissible), also "Controle au camp du Vernet D'Ariege" censor cachet on back (Le Vernet Internment Camp, or Camp Vernet, was a concentration camp in the French Pyrenees. It was used during the Spanish Civil War, first for Republican refugees and others of the International Brigades, under the legitimate French government and then, as of May-June 1940, under the Vichy government after German occupation. Starting in 1940, the camp was used to imprison members of the resistance and opponents of the Hitler, Mussolini and Petain regimes. From 1942 until June 1944, it was used as a holding camp for Jewish families awaiting deportation to other camps)
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