U.S. & Worldwide Stamps & Postal History
October 12-13, 2021

Our October 12-13, 2021 Sale of Rare Stamps and Postal History of the World will take place at our Galleries and over the internet via CherrystoneLIVE. This 1,458 lot sale begins with United States, with 19th and 20th Century single rarities, graded items, proofs, essays and back of book material. The Foreign section focus is on Asia, with an outstanding collection of Large Dragons of Shanghai, used and unused individual rarities and a powerful balance lot. There is Japan with Offices in Korea, followed by stamps and Postal History of Imperial Korea, Mongolia, as well as Russian Offices in China, with Chinese Eastern Railway Stations. European countries include Austria, with local issues, France & Colonies, German Colonies, Italian States & Colonies, Poland, Russia, Great Britain & British Commonwealth, an important collection of Persia and select rarities from the rest of the world. The sale concludes with Large Lots and Collections, with hundreds of albums comprising a collection formed by Solomon Goldberg and sold on behalf of the UJA of New York. Additional lots range from single country albums to specialized collections, multi-carton worldwide groups and cover lots. Scans of the large lots are continuously being added.

ImagesDescriptionCurrent Bid
Lot #1040
POLAND Generalgouvernement - WWII German Occupation
1941 (12 July) 12pf stationery card canceled "Warschau C1/bb", sent from an inmate at the infamous Pawiak Prison, addressed locally, rare (during the German occupation, the Pawiak Prison became a German Gestapo prison. Approximately 100,000 people were imprisoned during the prison's operation, some 37,000 died on premises, under torture, or during detention, and 60,000 were transferred to Nazi concentration camps)
Price Realized

Lot #1041
POLAND Generalgouvernement - WWII German Occupation
1943 2zl, 4zl and 6zl imperforate sheets of 25, n.h., some gum disturbances, otherwise fine-v.f. (Mi.113-15U)
Box **
Catalog #N100-102var
Catalog Value €750
Lot #1042
POLAND Generalgouvernement - WWII German Occupation
1944 12pf stationery card and another card with 30pf franking, sent from Warszawa and Kielce to Lisbon, censored, each expressing thanks for the parcel received, one for the "Sardines", filing creases, otherwise fine (these "Sardine cards" were sent to drop boxes and forwarded to Polish Army in London)

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