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Lot 154
Poland & Baltic States, The Forefathers' Eve Collection, 1918-1955. On Vintage reproduction pages in very worn blue International binder, both used and mint (some never hinged but most o.g.) with a few issues parallel mint and used; with some perforation varieties, shades and nice postal cancels; highlights include (mint o.g. unless noted): Central Lithuania almost complete; Estonia mainly complete (we note #CB14-CB17 never hinged); Latvia 90% complete, including Occupations (note Michel #1-6 Nazi occupation mint never hinged); extensive Lithuania including Air Mails and back-of-the-book, with many varieties; Upper Silesia almost complete; Poland bulging and 95% complete, with strong Generalgovernment, such as #N30-N55 (missing #N44) never hinged and 1944 Fifth Anniversary souvenir sheets; also includes many hundreds (mainly mint) of Soviet Republics, with (mint unless noted): strong Armenia; mainly complete Azerbaijan; representative Far Eastern Republic, Georgia, Siberia, South Russia, White Russia and Ukraine; extensive Tannu Tuva, such as #1-10, 11-14 never hinged, 129-134 never hinged, generally Fine to Very Fine, a sought-after and desirable area.
Scott $15,000 ++ Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $2,800.
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