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ImagesDescriptionCurrent Bid
Lot #1968
POLAND
1791 outer FL addressed to Leopoli (Lwow), framed departure in red at upper right, complete wafer seal, rare early document
Envelope
$230.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1969
POLAND
1860 10k blue and dark (Fi.1b), canceled "238" (Sluzewo - Bojanowicz rated "8") in concentric rings, beautiful color, repaired, with corrected perforations, small tear and thin at top, fine appearance, with detailed 2022 Korszen certificate. A rare stamp
O
Catalog #1
$550.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1970
POLAND
1880 (12 May) FL from Antoine Berezovski to Ladislas Mickiewicz (son of Adam Mickiewicz) in Paris. Antoine Berezovski, a Polish patriot, was sentenced to penal servitude for life for attempting to assassinate Tsar Alexander II, on June 6, 1867, on the occasion of his visit to Paris. Berezovski, who was 18 at the time, fired into a carriage in which the Tsar, the Emperor Napoleon and his two sons were driving in the Bois de Boulogne. The Pole was tried, condemned and shipped to New Caledonia. A fascinating letter (written in French), with appropriate markings including "T", various transit and arrival pmks, ex-Stanczykowski collection
Envelope
$900.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1971
POLAND
1905 cover to Vienna, franked with Russia 3k and 7k, used in combination with Austrian 25h Franz Josef (showing signs of being previously used), all tied by Cyrillic "Warszawa Exp. No.3" , filing fold away from the stamps, fine and truly remarkable example of postal fraud, where a previously used Austrian stamp was used in place of short-paid 4k, with Wien arrival (18.10.05), signed Rachmanow
Envelope
$450.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1972
POLAND
1919 5h green, pos. I-28, l.h., v.f., signed Laszkiewicz, Julien, etc.,
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Catalog #42
Catalog Value $550
$300.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1973
POLAND
1924 Arms of Poland, 3gr orange and 1gr orange brown, vertical imperforate se-tenant gutter pair, unused without gum, horizontal invalidating printer's lines and some minor creases, signed Gryzewski
(*)
Catalog #215,217var
$950.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1974
POLAND
1934 55g on 60gr blue, surcharge inverted, unused with partial gum, slight thin spots, otherwise fine, signed Gryzewski, Rachmanow, also with 2022 Jerzy Walocha certificate. A rare stamp (Fi.271no, 18,000zl)
(*)
Catalog #284var
$2,300.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1975
POLAND
1944 (22 Nov) registered cover from Warszawa to the International Red Cross in Geneva, franked on both sides with 8x25gr Polish Eagle, one of the stamps showing defective "2" in "25" variety, v.f. Since the left-bank of Warszawa was still in German hands, the cover was flown to Lublin, from there via Moscow, Turkey and Egypt to Switzerland, finally arriving on 15 May, 1945, various transit and Egyptian censor seals, v.f., with Korszen certificate
Envelope
$170.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1976
POLAND
1944 (2 Dec) registered cover from Warszawa to the International Red Cross in Geneva, franked on back with vertical block of 8x25gr Polish Eagle, one of the stamps showing defective "2" in "25" variety, minor perf. flaws, still v.f., with hand-made provisional registry mark on front (postal district 16 in Warszawa was still not supplied with a Registry handstamp). Since the left-bank of Warszawa was still in German hands, the cover was flown to Lublin, from there via Moscow, Turkey, Egypt and Gibraltar to Switzerland, finally arriving on 17 July, 1945, with British censor seals, fine, with Korszen certificate
Envelope
$160.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1977
POLAND
1944 Goznak Issue, 25gr light red brown, vertical right sheet margin pair imperf. between, showing minor plate flaws, n.h., v.f., with detailed 2022 Korszen certificate (Fi.Vb MK2)
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Catalog #344a,var
$450.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1978
POLAND
1944-45 1zl on 25gr K.R.N. overprint double, further showing defective numeral "1" and letter "z" defective, used on piece with Krakow 21.III.45 cds, v.f., signed Korszen, with his 2022 certificate. A rare stamp (Fi.344Np,B11)
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Catalog #345Avar
$700.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1979
POLAND
1945 25gr grayish red, classified as light rose red (Fi.Va, 2,200zl), n.h., v.f., with 2014 Berbeka certificate
**
$550.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1980
POLAND
1945 (12 Nov) cover from Borzecin (village in Southern Poland) to Chicago, franked with pair of 1.50zl on 25gr carmine (Fi.376a), Form II-type 2, each stamp showing minor flaws of surcharge and basic stamps, three-line censor handstamp, some cover wear, with Korszen certificate. A scarce commercial cover from a small village in Poland to USA
Envelope
$140.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1981
POLAND
1945 (8 Dec) window envelope with German corner cachet overprinted temporary government handstamp, sent from Biala Krakowska, franked with 1.50zl on 25gr carmine (Fi.376d), Form II-type 2, used in combination with privately perforated 1.50zl Warszawa commemorative, tied by cds, fine and interesting application of sewing machine perforations on cover, with Korszen certificate
Envelope
$140.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1982
POLAND
1945 1.50zl on 25gr (Fi.Vc) surcharge form III, type 1 inverted, n.h., v.f., signed Mikulski, with 2022 Korszen certificate (Fi.376a No)
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Catalog #346var
$140.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1983
POLAND
1945 1.50zl on 25gr (Fi.Vc) surcharge form III, type 2 inverted, n.h., v.f., signed Schmutz, with 2022 Korszen certificate (Fi.376a No)
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Catalog #346var
$140.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1984
POLAND
1945 1.50zl on 25gr (Fi.Vc) surcharge form I, type 1, basic stamp showing complete "mirror image" offset, n.h., v.f., with 2022 Korszen certificate (Fi.376a)
**
Catalog #346var
$325.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1985
POLAND
1945 Krakow overprint shifted to bottom, vertical pair (positions 42/52) with "3 zl" at bottom instead of at top, n.h., v.f., with 2022 Korszen certificate (Fi.350 MK3)
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Catalog #351var
$290.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1986
POLAND
1945 Kalisz overprint and surcharge shifted, with "3zl" at bottom instead of at top, n.h., v.f., with 2022 Korszen certificate (Fi.356 MK3)
**
Catalog #355var
$290.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1987
POLAND
1945 Kalisz overprint, overprint shifted to right, "3zl" completely omitted from front and printed instead on back of the selvage, n.h., v.f., unusual variety, signed Schmutz, with 2022 Korszen certificate (Fi.356)
**
Catalog #355var
$350.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1988
POLAND
1945 Kalisz overprint and surcharge shifted to top, upper right sheet corner margin block of four, "3 zl" at top sheet margin, also at bottom of the stamps, n.h., v.f., with 2022 Korszen certificate (Fi.356 MK3)
Box **
Catalog #355var
$1,400.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1989
POLAND
1945 Zakopane overprint, basic stamps variety showing right "2" of "25" defective, also damaged letters of the overprint "a" and "n" in "Zakopane", n.h., v.f., with 2022 Korszen certificate (Fi.357 on 342B2)
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Catalog #356var
$140.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #1990
POLAND
1946 (12 June) cover from Swidnicy to Sopot, franked with 1.50zl on 25gr carmine (Fi.376d), Form II-type 1, variety shifted surcharge still showing 25gr, right stamp thin "G", used with additional franking to cover the 3zl domestic rate, fine variety on cover, with Korszen certificate
Envelope
$140.00
Bidding Closed

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