Deborah Friedman Collection of Colombian Airmail; U.S. & Worldwide Stamps
November 7, 2007 and November 13-15, 2007

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Lot #2733
RUSSIA R.S.F.S.R.
1918-19 Postal Savings stamps used as regular postage, selection of nine money transfer cards, franked with different combinations of 5k, 10k (Mi.125,126), also 50k, 5r,10r, 25r, 100r (Mi.131-138) etc., used from Russian Central Asia incl. Novaya Bukhara, Chardzhui, Merke (Turkestan), Tomkak to Tashkent, Kokand (Fergana), also from Kandalaksha to Petrozavodsk, etc., five a registered, one with "100p" re-valuation in pen on 10r, some faults, mostly fine-v.f., very rare group
Envelope
Catalog #Mi.125/138
Price Realized
$4,500.00

Lot #2734
RUSSIA R.S.F.S.R.
1918 Hand with Sword Breaking Chains, 35k blue and 70k brown, each variety imperf. at top, n.h., fine-v.f. (Mi.149-150Uo)
**
Catalog #149-150var
Price Realized
$2,600.00

Lot #2735
RUSSIA R.S.F.S.R.
1919 Registered cover franked on back with three imperf. strips of 3x3k Arms with Kharkov Trident overprint, additionally franked with perf. 5k and 10k, used in combination with 35k Chain Breakers, from Kharkov, 29.4.19 to Moscow, with 3.5.19 arrival pmk, fine usage from Ukraine
Envelope
Catalog #149
Unsold
Lot #2736
RUSSIA R.S.F.S.R.
1919 7kop stationery entire envelope, with Kharkov Trident overprint, additionally franked with Imperial 1k, imperf. strip of three, single perf. 5k, used in combination with 35k Chain Breakers, from Kharkov. 6.5.1919, registered to Moscow, with 9.5.19 arrival pmk on back, little toning, otherwise fine usage from Ukraine
Envelope
Catalog #149
Price Realized
$850.00

Lot #2737
RUSSIA R.S.F.S.R.
1919 Hand with Sword Breaking Chains, master die proof on thick card, in black, value tablets blank, v.f., extremely rare
E
Catalog #149E
Price Realized
$13,000.00

Lot #2738
RUSSIA R.S.F.S.R.
1919 7kop red brown (the color of the issued 70k value), perforated and gummed sheetlet, minor creases, otherwise v.f.
E
Catalog #149E
Price Realized
$13,500.00

Lot #2739
RUSSIA R.S.F.S.R.
1919 10k blue (the color of the issued 35k value), perforated and gummed sheetlet, fresh, v.f.
E
Catalog #149E
Price Realized
$13,500.00

Lot #2740
RUSSIA R.S.F.S.R.
1919 14k green, perforated and gummed sheetlet, fresh, v.f.
E
Catalog #149E
Price Realized
$13,000.00

Lot #2741
RUSSIA R.S.F.S.R.
1919 15k orange brown, perforated and gummed sheetlet, fresh, v.f.
E
Catalog #149E
Price Realized
$13,000.00

Lot #2742
RUSSIA R.S.F.S.R.
1919 15k brown perforated and gummed sheetlet on paper with vertical lozenges, marginal folds, fresh, v.f.
E
Catalog #149E
Price Realized
$15,500.00

Lot #2743
RUSSIA R.S.F.S.R.
1919 20k olive green, perforated and gummed sheetlet, fresh, v.f., signed Romeko
E
Catalog #149E
Price Realized
$13,000.00

Lot #2744
RUSSIA R.S.F.S.R.
1919 15k brown, imperf. gummed sheetlet on paper with vertical lozenges, v.f., rare
P
Catalog #149E
Price Realized
$15,500.00

Lot #2745
RUSSIA R.S.F.S.R.
1919 15k magenta, imperf. gummed sheetlet, v.f., with penciled initials at bottom right
P
Catalog #149E
Price Realized
$16,000.00

Lot #2746
RUSSIA R.S.F.S.R.
1919 15k brown, imperf. gummed sheetlet, v.f., rare
P
Catalog #149E
Price Realized
$16,000.00

Lot #2747
RUSSIA R.S.F.S.R.
1919 15k black, imperf. sheetlet on ungummed paper, marginal wrinkles, v.f., signed W.Pohl
P
Catalog #149E
Price Realized
$15,000.00

Lot #2748
RUSSIA R.S.F.S.R.
1919 1k orange brown, imperf. die proof on card, v.f.
P
Catalog #149E
Price Realized
$15,000.00

Lot #2749
RUSSIA R.S.F.S.R.
1919 1k light blue, imperf. die proof on card, v.f.
P
Catalog #149E
Price Realized
$15,500.00

Lot #2750
RUSSIA R.S.F.S.R.
1919 1k apple green, imperf. die proof on card, v.f.
P
Catalog #149E
Price Realized
$16,000.00

Lot #2751
RUSSIA R.S.F.S.R.
1919 2k black, imperf. die proof on card, dated in pencil "14.III.19", initialed in green crayon at bottom right, v.f.
P
Catalog #149E
Price Realized
$15,500.00

Lot #2752
RUSSIA R.S.F.S.R.
1919 2k brown, imperf. die proof on card, dated in pencil "14.III.19", signed "Zarinch" in green crayon at bottom, v.f.
P
Catalog #149E
Price Realized
$15,500.00

Lot #2753
RUSSIA R.S.F.S.R.
1919 Hand with Sword Breaking Chains, 2k blue, imperf. die proof on card, dated in pencil "14.III.19", v.f.
P
Catalog #149E
Price Realized
$16,500.00

Lot #2754
RUSSIA R.S.F.S.R.
1919 Hand with Sword Breaking Chains, 15k orange, imperf. die proof on white card, v.f.
P
Catalog #149E
Price Realized
$15,500.00

Lot #2755
RUSSIA R.S.F.S.R.
1919 Hand with Sword Breaking Chains, center only, proofs on wove paper, selection of six including yellow green, blue green, blue, red brown, orange brown, carmine, v.f., undoubtedly unique
P
Catalog #149E
Price Realized
$55,000.00

Lot #2756
RUSSIA R.S.F.S.R.
1919 Hand with Sword Breaking Chains, center only, die proof on thin card, in black, v.f.
P
Catalog #149E
Price Realized
$10,000.00

Lot #2757
RUSSIA R.S.F.S.R.
1919 Hand with Sword Breaking Chains, center only, die proof on card, in black, dated in pencil " 8.IV-19", v.f.
P
Catalog #149E
Price Realized
$10,000.00

Lot #2758
RUSSIA R.S.F.S.R.
1919 Hand with Sword Breaking Chains, center only, die proof on card, in blue, dated in pencil " 8.IV-19", v.f.
P
Catalog #149E
Price Realized
$11,500.00

Lot #2759
RUSSIA R.S.F.S.R.
1919 Hand with Sword Breaking Chains, money stamps, 1k orange, 2k green, perforated proof sheetlets, reverse with indication of coin value, with penciled "5.III.19" dates in bottom margin, v.f., extremely rare
P
Catalog #150P
Price Realized
$62,500.00

Lot #2760
RUSSIA R.S.F.S.R.
1919 Hand with Sword Breaking Chains, money stamps, 1k orange, 2k green, imperf. die proofs, reverse with indication of coin value, with penciled "5.III.19" dates in bottom margin, v.f., extremely rare
P
Catalog #150P
Price Realized
$60,000.00

Lot #2761
RUSSIA R.S.F.S.R.
1919 Registered cover from Shigony (Simbirsk gouv.) 9.12.19 to a Red Army Soldier, addressed to the "Army in the Field" (with arrival postmark Polewaja Pochtowaya Kontora Vostfront" 15.12.19), franked on back with 50k Imperial Arms, used in combination 70k Chain Breakers (single and two vertical pairs), fine and exceptional usage, probably unique to a Field Post Office of the Red Army, with this franking, ex-Liphschutz collection
Envelope
Catalog #150
Price Realized
$8,000.00

Lot #2762
RUSSIA R.S.F.S.R.
1919 Registered 5kop stationery card, additionally franked with 70k Chain Breakers, cancelled Moscow, 6.11.18 (one day prior to the first day of issue), used locally, v.f., possibly unique pre-FDC issue
Envelope
Catalog #150
Price Realized
$10,500.00

Lot #2763
RUSSIA R.S.F.S.R.
1920 Money Order transmitting 3,000r from "Baryatinskaya" (Kal.), franked with Imperial 16x5k imperf., used in combination with 7x5k postal stationery cut squares (from postal cards), with Saratow 24.11.20 arrival, also scissor cuts affecting stamps (these were probably done by postal officials as means of cancellation), otherwise fine and remarkable franking using both Imperial stamps and cut squares from postal cards, ex-Liphschutz collection. A postal history gem from R.S.F.S.R.
Envelope
Price Realized
$5,500.00

Lot #2764
RUSSIA R.S.F.S.R.
1921 Registered cover from Odessa 5.9.21 to New York, provisional 3-line handstamp "Oplacheno Dengami..", with postmaster's signature ("Paid Cash" amount filled in by hand 3,125rub), usual cover wear, very rare example of pre-payment of postage in cash, during the uncertainty of post-revolutionary inflation era
Envelope
Price Realized
$2,700.00

Lot #2765
RUSSIA R.S.F.S.R.
1921 Registered cover, sent without stamps from Kamenka (Pod) 18.12.21 to Dr.M.Brender in Berlin, bearing "Von Ausland uber Berlin" registration label, endorsement on reverse indicates "tariff of 7,000r" collected in cash, Moscow transit and Berlin arrival pmks, fine provisional usage, with postmaster's signature, very rare example of pre-payment of postage in cash, during the uncertainty of post-revolutionary inflation era
Envelope
Price Realized
$1,100.00

Lot #2766
RUSSIA R.S.F.S.R.
1921 Registered cover, sent without stamps from Saratov to Leipzig, bearing "Von Ausland uber Berlin" registration label, endorsement on reverse indicates "tariff of 2,000r" collected in cash, Moscow transit and Leizpig 10.12.21 arrival pmks, faint "Pochtovyj Zbor" handstamp on back relative to the rate collected, with postmaster's signature
Envelope
Price Realized
$1,300.00

Lot #2767
RUSSIA R.S.F.S.R.
1921 Registered cover, sent without stamps from Saratov. 27.10.21 to Leipzig, bearing "Von Ausland uber Berlin" registration label, Moscow transit and Leizpig 9.11.21 arrival pmks, "Pochtovyj Zbor" handstamp on back relative to the rate collected, with postmaster's signature
Envelope
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #2768
RUSSIA R.S.F.S.R.
1921 Registered cover, sent without stamps from Mur-Kurilovtzy (Pod) 8.12.21 to Berlin, Moscow transit and Berlin 27.12.21 arrival pmks, "Oplachen" (Paid) handstamp on back, with manuscript endorsement indicating "2000r collected in cash"
Envelope
Price Realized
$1,600.00

Lot #2769
RUSSIA R.S.F.S.R.
1922 Registered cover, sent without stamps from Gaisin (Pod) 16.1.22 to Berlin, bearing "Von Ausland uber Berlin" registration label, endorsement on reverse indicates "tariff of 10,000r" collected in cash, Moscow transit and Berlin 3.2.22 arrival pmks, fine provisional usage, with postmaster's signature, very rare example of pre-payment of postage in cash, during the uncertainty of post-revolutionary inflation era
Envelope
Price Realized
$1,000.00

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