"POST OFFICE SEALS OF THE UNITED STATES AND POSSESSIONS" BY JIM KOTANCHIK
The late Jim Kotanchik was renowned for his knowledge of post office seals, not only for the United States, but worldwide. This 350-page masterpiece covers all of the US and Possessions seals, including many types not included in the standard catalog listings These undocumented areas include Sea Post, Dead Letter Office, Carrier, Typeset, and Ryukyu Islands. As you see in the scans, this is a hardcover, full-color book on quality stock, and is a must have for any serious philatelist. The book you will receive is unopened and still in its original shrink-wrap protective covering. Check the price on Amazon and you will see it is $99. This is a charity listing for the Cardinal Spellman Philatelic Museum. Proceeds of this sale will be donated to the museum. Please note special shipping and handling terms for this item. Shipping for this book is $8 to a US address and $15 to Canada. Sorry no worldwide service for this item. Please add $4 to your payment if you are using PayPal. Personal checks and money orders are welcome.
WORLD WAR II STALAG VII-A PRISONER OF WAR LETTER TO FRANCE
Clean prisoner of war letter with full Stalag VII-A red stamp. Upper left box indicates the letter was being sent to an unoccupied area. Shortly after the beginning of World War II in September 1939, a POW camp called Stalag VII A was established north of Moosburg. Originally it was planned for 10,000 prisoners, but at the end of the war more than 70,000 Allied soldiers were detained in the main camp. A total of 150.000 POWs passed through Stalag VII A. This letter is from a French prisoner back to France.