Lots 556 - 566, Catalogue of Auction #72 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
556   Mi P19A
1919-21, stationery postcard with shifted black surcharge "Poczta Polska" 15h on 8h green, sent from Cracow to Vienna, in addition flown cover from Poznan to Lodz, franked by five stamps, including Poznan Air Fairsemi-official set of two, mostly VF
557    280-81
1934, Katowice Philatelic Exhibition stationery envelope, franked by complete set of two overprinted values and venue label in green, tied by Exhibition special marking in violet, sent locally by registered mail in Katowice, postmarked on arrival, VF
558  345A var
1944, Goznak issue, double black surcharge 1zl on 25gr deep red, full OG, LH, VF, expertized by S. Mikstein, Fischer #344Np, PLN2,500=US$610 as **
559 **   B49c

Semi - Postal issues

1946, Educational Bureau issue, souvenir sheet of three, numbered at the bottom with "4021", post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $375
560 **   C34 fn

Air Post stamps

1954, 3rd Congress of the Polish Philatelic Association, 5zl dark blue, imperforated souvenir sheet of one, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $275
561  J7

Postage Due stamps

1919, Cracow overprint "Poczta Polska" on Austrain Postage Due stamp of 40h rose red, neat Cracow corner cancellation, fresh, VF, expertized by H.E. Jungjohann, C.v. $400
562 **   

Small Selection

1928-58, 25 mint stamps, one miniature sheet and three souvenir sheets, including 1st National Philatelic Exhibition, Educational Bureau and dark blue Airplane souvenir sheets, Great Personalities with overprints and surcharges, three printing errors and etc., nice quality unit, full OG, NH, VF, Fischer C.v. PLN8,100=US$1,975
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Group of Postal History items

1863-1954, 27 covers or postcards, starting with incoming pre-philatelic wrapper from Bromberg to Warsaw, nice range of German occupation items during the World War I with some real commercial covers to Kiev or Galicia, Gordon Bennett Balloon cover, mailings from Danzig and Berlin (one of each) and many others, some conveyance flaws mentioned, F/VF
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564 */U   

Balance of a Consignment

1918-45, almost 100 mint and used stamps and two Red Cross souvenir sheets, including several stamps of Krakow issue (some signed, but all look dubious), Port Gdansk, Warsaw locals with some varieties, reprints of Levant overprinted issue, locals of Brzeziny, Kalish and etc., minor flaws possible, but fresh quality overall, F/VF
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565    23

Russian Stamps Used in the Kingdom of Poland

1871, cover from Warsaw to Pernov (Livonia, now Parnu - Estonia), franked by 10k brown and blue on horizontally laid paper, tied by indistinct concentric circles marking(probably "D. W." - Warsaw Train Station), two-line date stamp is alongside, TPO No.25-26 "Warsaw - Granitsa", Szczakowa transits and arrival ds on reverse, mostly VF
566    66, 68
1907, money order for 528.32r, from Novo-Alexandria (Lublin Gub.) to Sandomir (Radom Gub.), franked by 50k and 1r, printed on vertically laid paper, all appropriate markings, Sandomir arrival ds with inverted date variety, VF
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