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Czechoslovak Legion Post




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Lot 58

Czechoslovak Legion Post in Siberia, Specialized Collection of Covers and Cards, 1918-20. A thoroughly annotated (in Italian) 30-page study in a plastic report binder; contains ten covers (two YMCA) plus 30 postcards, the majority photo cards, all illustrating the Legion's activities in Siberia; covers are variously franked, one or two singly, most bearing a mix of different stamps, all with appropriate military cancels; the postcards include views of the troops, propaganda images, the Legion's headquarters and memorial, etc., etc.; also features reproductions of two pages of the Oct. 5, 1918 Illustrated London News showing scenes of Vladivostok; sound throughout, with majority of material fresh, Very Fine as a whole, more thorough documentation would be difficult to find; imaged in full online.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $2,500.
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