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lot # 1472 - LARGE LOTS AND COLLECTIONS POLAND - Postal History

Tuesday Jun 29, 2021 10:00 to Wednesday Jun 30, 2021 16:00 America/New_York

1633-1864 collection of 53 different stampless covers, mostly written up exhibition style on pages, variety of postmarks and markings, with earliest being incoming letter to Archimado Guidoni in Posnania (16.5.1633), others include letters to "his Excellency Monsieur the Count de Dzuli, Grand Equerry to his Majesty the late King of Poland, duke of Lorraine, etc. (1773-1775)"; 1859 embossed cover used in USA to "Warsaw, Wyoming", others include bilingual markings such as Slupce, Wilkowicze, Siedlce, Kielce, Czestochowa, Plock, "Alexota 14 September" (envelope with contents), Brzesc, Suwalki and Lublin, all in red (some used during Napoleonic period), others include blue "Daleszyce", bilingual "Stoczek", embroidered ladies' cover from Lublin, via Warszawa and Berlin to Lauenburg, plus many others. One of the letters was sent 7.10.1864 from Warsaw to Konstanty Gorski, visiting professor of Polish Literature in Brussels. The letter was delivered two days later, having traveled by train and coach via Berlin. A fine group
Estimate: $5000

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