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LOT 9141

Estimate
GBP (£) 100 - 140
EUR (€) 120 - 160
USD ($) 120 - 170

Price
£90 (EUR 105; USD 111) (+bp*)

BRITISH STAMPS - GEORGE VI - 1947 - UPU RED DELEGATE PRESENTATION FOLDER
ISSUED 1947 A.D.

A large red folder for presentation to delegates at the 1947 Universal Postal Union Congress held in Paris; containing a selection of current British mint stamps, including postal stationary and pages covering the history and invention of the postage stamp. 12 3/4 x 8 1/4 in. (696 grams, 32.5 x 21 cm). Fine condition. Rare; 296 copies distributed to Congress delegates only.

PROVENANCE:
Acquired UK market.
Property of a Kent collector.

LITERATURE:
SG -; see Payne, p.x for note on these folders; see Vousden, Rod, UPU Paris Congress 1947, in The London Philatelist vols.110 and 111, London 2001 and 2002, for full details.