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Poland 1923 issue, 3 Marka slate black, charity label not listed in Scott's Catalog.
This stamp was affixed to the back of the envelope, much like Christmas seals of today. This is a great stamp for a topical collection of cinderellas, and also for the study of Polish history.
Note: In 1923, the Polish treasury was short of gold and silver to back up its currency. The following stamps were issued in the nature of charity (fund raising) labels. They were purchased at face value and affixed to mail. The income received, was used by the treasury to buy gold and silver from abroad.
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S&H includes my cost to deliver your order. This includes actual postage stamps, envelopes and supplies, and my time and gas to drive to post office. My flat rate is $1.50 for USPS 1st class mail. In the event of covers and material that may become creased, I add cardboard to stiffen but must charge $1.00-$2.00 extra for that item.
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