American Bank Note Company: NY, 1920. Item #99-6624
7.5 x 3.5" and opens up to 7.5 x 14", blue on cream background. Staining, wrinkling, "cover" heavily soiled, lacks coupons 1-38, 41-53, 54-55, coupons 39, 40 and 56 are pinned to a coupon, coupons 39-54, 56-76 present. The Republic of Poland raised close to $50 million from the sale of these bonds. The main reason for issuing them was to fund the continuing war against the Soviets. Poland had not totally recovered from WWI so it had to look beyond its borders in the United States' Polish population.