Russia
February 11, 2009

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Lot #85
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1875 2k black & red, vertically laid paper, unused (regummed over small flaws), good color, fine appearance, very rare stamp, signed Calves (Mi.24y)
(*)
Catalog #26a
Catalog Value EUR 3,500
Unsold
Lot #86
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1875 2k black & red, groundwork inverted, cancelled "VII.Postexpedition St.Petersburg, 30.4.1879", fine and sound example of this world-class rarity, ex-Ferrary (1925). Only five of these varieties are known to exist (mostly with defects), with Mikulski cert. (Mi.24xK)
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Catalog #26b
Catalog Value EUR 50,000
Price Realized
$45,000.00

Lot #87
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1875 7k gray & rose, variety showing deformed Eagle's head at right ("dragon's head"), used in 1884 on FL from Odessa to Nice, fine
Envelope
Catalog #27var
Unsold
Lot #88
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1878 registered cover from St.Petersburg to Montreal, franked with 3k, 8k (2) and 20k Arms, paying 39k via Eydtkuhnen-Dirschau where a registration label was applied, filing fold at bottom, fine cover with arrival pmk, scarce destination to Canada
Envelope
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #89
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1879 7k brown & orange, blue & carmine, violet & green, perforated trial color proofs, three diff. with gum, fresh, fine-v.f.
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Catalog #27P
Price Realized
$1,600.00

Lot #90
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1879 20k blue & orange, horizontal pair, right stamp with "t" in shape of a cross, fresh and fine
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Catalog #30a,30a
Price Realized
$270.00

Lot #91
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1883-88 Issue, 1k-70k, 3.50r and 7r complete set of 10, each stamp overprinted "Ne Godn.k. Upotreblen" (not valid for usae) in Cyrilic caps, fine-v.f. Adhesives with this handstamp were supplied as samples to post offices
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Catalog #31-40S
Price Realized
$2,600.00

Lot #92
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1883 1k-70k set of eight, each handstamped by boxed "Specimen" overprint, fine-v.f., rare
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Catalog #31-38S
Price Realized
$1,100.00

Lot #93
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1883 1k-7k black, five different die essays in black, last one die sunk on card (little toning), v.f. and unique group, ex-Breitfus
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Catalog #31-35E
Price Realized
$25,000.00

Lot #94
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1883 1k-14k, six different imperforate and gummed essays in different colors (orange, green, carmine, lilac, blue, ultramarine) v.f. and unique group, ex-Breitfus
E
Catalog #31-35E
Price Realized
$30,000.00

Lot #95
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1884 5k lilac, imperf. plate proof on stamp paper, v.f., rare
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Catalog #34P
Price Realized
$4,500.00

Lot #96
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1884 7k blue, imperforate single, used, v.f., signed Mikulski (Mi.33xU)
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Catalog #35a
Catalog Value EUR 1,000
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #97
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1884 7k blue perf. 14 1/2x15, groundwork inverted, unused with full original gum (rare, since most of the known examples are without gum or the gum is not original), slightly rounded upper right corner, fine, with Mikulski cert. (Mi.33AaK)
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Catalog #35b
Catalog Value EUR 2,000
Price Realized
$1,300.00

Lot #98
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1888 7k blue perf. 14 1/4x14 3/4, groundwork inverted, used, cancelled "Michajlowskyj Chutor (prov. Kaluga), 1899", v.f. and rare stamp, with Mikulski cert. (Mi.33K)
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Catalog #35b
Catalog Value EUR 2,000
Price Realized
$1,300.00

Lot #99
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1888 7k blue perf. 14 1/4x14 3/4, groundwork inverted, used, cancelled "St.Petersburg, 1899", v.f. and rare stamp, with Mikulski cert. (Mi.33K)
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Catalog #35b
Catalog Value EUR 2,000
Price Realized
$1,300.00

Lot #100
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1888 7k blue type B, perf. 14 1/2x14 3/4, groundwork inverted, used, cancelled in "Warszawa" in 1890, v.f. and rare stamp, ex-Faberge, with Mikulski cert
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Catalog #35b
Catalog Value EUR 2,000
Price Realized
$1,300.00

Lot #101
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1888 7k blue, type B, perf. 14 1/4x14 3/4, groundwork inverted, used, cancelled "Michajlowskyj Chutor (prov. Kaluga), 1899", fine and rare stamp, with Mikulski cert. (Mi.33K)
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Catalog #35b
Catalog Value EUR 2,000
Price Realized
$1,300.00

Lot #102
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1888 7k blue, type B, perf. 14 1/2x14 3/4, groundwork inverted, used, cancelled "Warszawa" in 1890, fine and rare stamp, with Mikulski cert. (Mi.33K)
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Catalog #35b
Catalog Value EUR 2,000
Price Realized
$1,300.00

Lot #103
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1884 14k blue & rose, center inverted, two stamps, originally a vertical pair, cancelled "Tarascha, gouv. Kiev, 27.V.1891", well centered, top stamp cancelled on piece, v.f. and extremely rare "multiple" of 14k inverted center, with Mikulski cert. (Mi.34A)
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Catalog #36b
Catalog Value EUR 15,000
Price Realized
$9,000.00

Lot #104
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1883-88 3.50r and 7r, each with boxed "Specimen" handstamp, full original gum, fine-v.f.
S
Catalog #39-40S
Price Realized
$1,000.00

Lot #105
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1884 3.50r and 7r, large die proofs of frame only in black, each on thick card, v.f. and absolutely unique set of proofs, ex-Faberge, Breitfuss, with Mikulski cert. (Mi.38P-39P)
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Catalog #39P-40P
Price Realized
$23,000.00

Lot #106
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1884 3.50r black & gray, plus 7r black & orange (tiny thin), imperforate proofs in issued colors on gummed, horizontally (instead of vertically) laid paper, fresh and extremely rare, one of perhaps only two such sets known, ex-Faberge, signed Mikulski, with his cert.
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Catalog #39P-40P
Price Realized
$23,000.00

Lot #107
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1884 3.50r blue & black, plus 7r buff, yellow & black, imperforate essays (rectangular design) on gummed, horizontally laid paper, each with a positional pinhole at bottom, v.f. and rare pair of essays, ex-Breitfuss and Kirchner
E
Catalog #39E-40E
Price Realized
$23,000.00

Lot #108
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1884 3.50r and 7r, unused with original gum, h.r., well centered, fine-v.f., signed Diena (Standard $2,850)
*
Catalog #39-40
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #109
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1884 3.50r and 7r used, cancelled St.Petersburg and Warszawa, fine-v.f. These high values were used mostly on parcels or money orders and many have been damaged. Sound copies are rare (Mi.38y-39y)
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Catalog #39-40
Catalog Value EUR 1,700
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #110
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1884 3.50r and 7r used, cancelled St.Petersburg and Warszawa, fine-v.f. These high values were used mostly on parcels or money orders, the majority have been damaged. Sound copies are rare (Mi.38y-39y)
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Catalog #39-40
Catalog Value EUR 1,700
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #111
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1884 3.50r and 7r used, cancelled St.Petersburg and Warszawa, fine-v.f. (Mi.38y-39y)
O
Catalog #39-40
Catalog Value EUR 1,700
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #112
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1884 3.50r and 7r used, the latter on piece, cancelled St.Petersburg, fine-v.f. (Mi.38y-39y)
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Catalog #39-40
Catalog Value EUR 1,700
Price Realized
$800.00

Lot #113
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1884 3.50r and 7r used, set of two, minor flaws, fine appearance (Mi.38y-39y)
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Catalog #39-40
Catalog Value EUR 1,700
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #114
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1884 3.50r and 7r, Fournier Forgeries, imperf. strips of three, each handstamped "Faux", some thins, rare
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Catalog #39-40F
Unsold
Lot #115
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1884 7r bronze, black and imperial pink, perforated essay (square format) on gummed, vertically laid paper, v.f., ex-Kirchner
E
Catalog #40E
Price Realized
$7,500.00

Lot #116
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1884 7r green, yellow, red brown and pink, perforated essay (square format) on thick, unwatermarked paper, v.f., ex-Breitfuss, signed Mikulski
E
Catalog #40E
Price Realized
$7,500.00

Lot #117
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1884 7r gold, black and imperial pink, perforated essay (square format) on gummed, vertically laid paper, v.f., ex-Kirchner
E
Catalog #40E
Price Realized
$8,500.00

Lot #118
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1889-92 1k-7r, issues complete, 15 different, each with a boxed "Specimen" handstamp, fine-v.f., rare
S
Catalog #41-54S
Price Realized
$2,600.00

Lot #119
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1902-05 1k-7r group of 14 different, each with boxed "Specimen" overprint, fine-v.f. and extremely rare
S
Catalog #41-54S
Price Realized
$2,400.00

Lot #120
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1889 50k lilac & green, imperf. horizontal pair, plate proof on thick paper, right stamp showing an interesting plate flaw - white line through part of the center, minor grease spot, otherwise v.f., with N.Mandrovski cert (Mi.54P)
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Catalog #44P
Unsold
Lot #121
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1889 1r light brown, brown & orange, vertical pair, imperf. between, 1901 cds, v.f., ex-Mertens (Mi.44xUMw)
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Catalog #45a
Catalog Value EUR 750
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #122
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1889-92 1k, 2k, 3k, 4k, 5k, 7k and 14k Arms, seven different, paying 35k in 1906 on cover from Moscow to Paris, fine-v.f. and attractive seven color (!) franking
Envelope
Catalog #46/51
Price Realized
$2,400.00

Lot #123
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1889 2k purple, imperforate plate proof on card, v.f., ex-Kirchner
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Catalog #47P
Price Realized
$2,400.00

Lot #124
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1889 5k lilac, perforated essay, unadapted octagonal design, v.f. and beautiful item
E
Catalog #49E
Price Realized
$3,000.00

Lot #125
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1889 5k carmine and green, perforated essay, unadapted octagonal design, v.f. and beautiful item, signed Mikulski
E
Catalog #49E
Price Realized
$3,250.00

Lot #126
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1889 5k prussian blue and lilac, perforated essay, unadapted octagonal design, v.f. and beautiful item, signed Mikulski
E
Catalog #49E
Price Realized
$3,250.00

Lot #127
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1889 5k purple and light green, perforated essay, unadapted octagonal design, v.f. and beautiful item, signed Mikulski
E
Catalog #49E
Price Realized
$3,500.00

Lot #128
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1889 5k purple and light green, imperf. die essay in form of a wrapper, v.f., extremely rare
E
Catalog #49E
Price Realized
$5,250.00

Lot #129
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1889 5k green, imperf. and gummed trial color proof, tiny translucency at upper left, fresh and v.f., rare
P
Catalog #49P
Price Realized
$4,500.00

Lot #130
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1889 7k yellow green and lilac, imperf. die essay in form of a wrapper, v.f., extremely rare
E
Catalog #50E
Price Realized
$4,500.00

Lot #131
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1889 14k carmine & light blue, center inverted, cancelled together with 7k dark blue on piece by "Lubin, prov. Yaroslaw, 3 Dec. 1891" postmark, fine and rare inverted center (first sub-printing), only a few known, with Mikulski cert. (50xK)
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Catalog #51a
Catalog Value EUR 5,000
Unsold
Lot #132
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1902 Arms, imperforate proof in light blue, most of frame and design partly omitted at top, diagonally laid paper, fine and unusual item, signed Romeko
P
Unsold
Lot #133
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1902 registered cover to Germany, franked with 20k, cancelled "St.Petersburg No.XXXIV - 31.X.1902", fine and scarce numeral of St.Petersburg
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #134
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1902 3k rose red, double impression, l.h., fine
*
Catalog #57b
Price Realized
$400.00

Lot #135
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1902 7k blue, groundwork omitted, horizontal pair, used on piece and cancelled by Taganrog 22.2.07 cds, lifted for inspection and replaced, v.f. example of this rarity, signed Mikulski, listed but unpriced (Mi.49yF)
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Catalog #59a
Unsold
Lot #136
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1902 25k dull green & lilac, center inverted, well centered and fresh, neat "30.5.06" cds, v.f. example of this rarity, signed Calves etc., with Rossica cert. (Mi.52K)
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Catalog #65a
Catalog Value EUR 5,000
Unsold
Lot #137
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1902 1r perf. 11 1/2, used block of 10, bottom strip creased, otherwise fine and rare multiple
Box
Catalog #68a
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #138
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1902 3.50r black & gray, center inverted, cancelled "Batum, 18.2.1911", fine example of this rarity, known only used, ex-Faberge, signed Romeko, with Mikulski cert.,
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Catalog #69a
Catalog Value 10,500
Price Realized
$12,000.00

Lot #139
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1902 7r black & yellow, horizontal pair imperf. between, cancelled 22.10.14, v.f., rare, ex-Faberge,
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Catalog #70b
Catalog Value $ 1,600
Unsold
Lot #140
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1906 5r and 10r, perforated proofs on horizontally laid paper, unused without gum as issued, v.f., extremely rare (Russian Specialized catalogue No. 78P-79P, cat. Euro 15,000)
P
Catalog #71-72P
Price Realized
$14,000.00

Lot #141
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1906 5r dark blue, green and pale blue, perf. 11 1/2, well centered, n.h., natural gum bend, otherwise v.f., signed Romeko (catalogue value for hinged)
**
Catalog #71a
Catalog Value $ 500
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #142
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1906 5r Arms, die proof in black, center omitted, v.f. and extremely rare
P
Catalog #71P
Price Realized
$4,500.00

Lot #143
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1909-12 2k green, double impression, sheet corner margin single, stamp n.h., fine,
**
Catalog #74b
Price Realized
$220.00

Lot #144
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1909 5k green, die proof on card, v.f., rare
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Catalog #77P
Price Realized
$2,800.00

Lot #145
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1909 5k purple, perforated trial color proof on wove paper, v.f.
P
Catalog #77P
Price Realized
$2,800.00

Lot #146
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1909 5k purple, die proof on card, v.f.
P
Catalog #77P
Price Realized
$2,800.00

Lot #147
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1909-12 5k claret, imperf. horizontal sheet corner margin pair on thin paper with partial "government" imprint, v.f.
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Catalog #77P
Price Realized
$550.00

Lot #148
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1909 7k green, perforated trial color proof on stamp paper, v.f.
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Catalog #79P
Price Realized
$2,900.00

Lot #149
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1909 7k gray black, type II, die proof on glazed card, v.f., signed "P.M.D.", rare
P
Catalog #79P
Price Realized
$4,500.00

Lot #150
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1909 7k light blue, type II, die proof on wove paper, v.f., rare
P
Catalog #79P
Price Realized
$2,900.00

Lot #151
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1909 7k light blue, type I, die proof on wove paper, little toning, otherwise v.f., rare
P
Catalog #79P
Price Realized
$2,900.00

Lot #152
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1909 7k red brown, perforated trial color proof on stamp paper, v.f.
P
Catalog #79P
Price Realized
$3,250.00

Lot #153
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1909 7k light blue, three pearls instead of four at bottom (Scott's Catalogue N.79 Essay, Standard Catalogue. No. 99I)) horizontal gutter tete-beche of four, unused without gum as issued, v.f., handstamped "P.M.D." in red, probably unique
E
Catalog #79E
Price Realized
$45,000.00

Lot #154
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1909 1909 7k light blue, three pearls instead of four at bottom (Scott's Catalogue N.79 Essay, Standard Catalogue. No. 99I)) block of four with margins at sides, unused without gum as issued, little soiling at bottom, otherwise v.f., handstamped "P.M.D." in red, probably unique
Box E
Catalog #79E
Price Realized
$45,000.00

Lot #155
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1909 7k dark blue, three pearls instead of four at bottom (Scott's Catalogue N.79 Essay, Standard Catalogue. No. 99I)) imperforate block of four, upper left and lower right stamps with the incorrect clich, heavy hinge remnants, v.f. and se-tenant block, signed Mikulski
Box E
Catalog #79E
Price Realized
$70,000.00

Lot #156
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1908 15k lilac & blue, vertical strip of three, the two bottom stamps with double impression, one inverted, fine-v.f., unusual
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Catalog #81var
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #157
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1908 15k red brown & deep blue, double impression, one inverted, l.h., v.f. and spectacular variety
*
Catalog #81var
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #158
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1909 15k red brown & deep blue, double impression of both center and frame, fine, signed Romeko
*
Catalog #81var
Unsold
Lot #159
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1909-12 15k brown & blue, sheetlet of 25, position 2 missing center, position 7 double center, fine-v.f., rare multiple
Box *
Catalog #81c,81d
Price Realized
$1,200.00

Lot #160
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1909-12 15k blue, horizontal sheet corner margin pair, proof on unwatermarked stamp paper, v.f.
P
Catalog #81P
Price Realized
$575.00

Lot #161
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1909 1r essay, with "T" at bottom, orange brown & blue, brown background, essay on thin card, v.f. and beautiful item
E
Catalog #87E
Price Realized
$5,250.00

Lot #162
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1909 1r essay, with "T" at bottom, blue & orange, blue background, essay on thin card, v.f. and beautiful item
E
Catalog #87E
Price Realized
$5,250.00

Lot #163
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1910 unexploded St.Petersburg booklet (80k), gray green cover with black inscriptions, with five panes of six incl. 3x1k, 3k and 7k with face value of 78k, minute staple rust, still unusually fresh and v.f. (Mi.MH1a)
Booklet

Catalog Value EUR 4,200
Price Realized
$5,250.00

Lot #164
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1913 Romanov Tercentenary, unexploded booklet with 3 panes of 6x1k, single panes of 6x3k and 6x7k, all separated by glassine interleaves, stapled at left, with pink, unprinted covers, some staple rust as always, fine and rare 78k booklet, issued in 1914 in St.Petersburg Head Post Office for all 28 Postal and Telegraph Regions of Russia
Booklet
Catalog #88/92
Price Realized
$8,500.00

Lot #165
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1913 Romanov, 3k red, double impression, n.h., v.f.
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Catalog #90var
Unsold
Lot #166
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1913 10k blue, die proof of center only, v.f., signed Mikulski
P
Catalog #93P
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #167
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1913 15k green gray and violet blue, die proof on glazed card, v.f., signed Mikulski
P
Catalog #95P
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #168
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1913 35k purple, die proof of frame only, v.f., signed Mikulski
P
Catalog #98P
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #169
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1913 35k brown & purple, die proof on glazed card, v.f., signed Mikulski
P
Catalog #98P
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #170
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1913 70k emerald green, die proof of frame only, v.f., signed Mikulski
P
Catalog #100P
Price Realized
$1,100.00

Lot #171
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1913 5r red brown, unfinished design, large die essay on thin card, with simulated perforations, inconsequential toned specks, otherwise v.f.
E
Catalog #104P
Price Realized
$2,500.00

Lot #172
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1913 5r red brown, final design, large die proof on thin card, v.f.
P
Catalog #104P
Price Realized
$2,500.00

Lot #173
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1913 5r olive black, final design, large die proof on thin card, v.f.
P
Catalog #104P
Price Realized
$2,500.00

Lot #174
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1915-17 "Money Stamps", 10k, 15k, 20k imperf. singles, also 3k without surcharge, imperf. copy with part of "Obrazets" perforations, v.f.
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Catalog #105a-7a,116S
Price Realized
$675.00

Lot #175
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1915 Money Stamps, 15k brown, horizontal sheet margin pair, left stamp significantly underinked, v.f.
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Catalog #106var
Price Realized
$210.00

Lot #176
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1915 5r perf. 12 1/2, background completely omitted (!), rounded upper right corner, used with additional franking on piece, cancelled by Zaikovo 21.12.20 cds, fine appearance. This is possibly the only known recorded used example of this rarity
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Catalog #108b
Price Realized
$4,500.00

Lot #177
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1915 5r perf. 12 1/2, re-drawn "AR" in "Pochtowaya" (No.13 in sheet), used in combination with additional franking on piece, cancelled Lubino-Petrograd (16.1.21). Stated to be one of only two known recorded used examples of this variety
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Catalog #108var
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #178
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1915 5r perf. 13 1/2, re-drawn "AR" in "Pochtowaya" (No.13 in sheet), used in combination with additional franking (total of 10x5r and 2x2k green, counted at 10x face value during the first Soviet revaluation) on both sides of the parcel card from Podobino Tver (6.8.20) to Petrograd, fine, with arrival pmk. Stated to be the only known recorded used example of this variety
Envelope
Catalog #108var
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #179
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1915 10r carmine, yellow and gray blue (error), horizontal pair with sheet margin at right, usual centering, h.r., fine and probably unique multiple, ex-Liphschutz collection
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Catalog #109c
Unsold
Lot #180
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1916 1k on 1k currency stamps, block of nine, middle stamp with deformed surcharge, v.f.
Box *
Catalog #112var
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #181
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1917 10k on 7k light blue, variety surcharge shifted, also inverted, the latter used on piece, plus 20k on 14k Romanov, surcharge shifted, fine-v.f., signed Romeko
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Catalog #117a,111,117var
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #182
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1917 10k on 7k light blue, vertical pair, top stamp surcharge omitted, v.f., signed Romeko
***
Catalog #117var
Price Realized
$525.00

Lot #183
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1917 1k, 2k, 3k, 5k imperforate blocks of 10, each with large "Obrazets" overprint, n.h., some creases, v.f.
Box S
Catalog #119-121,123S
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #184
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1917 "Abdication of the Tsar", collection of 88 blocks of four, eight and twelve, overprinted with Liberty Cap and Crossed Swords, articles from "Izvestia" in red or black, with double, inverted and shifted overprints, plus other varieties, generally fine-v.f., signed Trachtenberg etc. A wonderful selection of these popular, albeit privately produced items
Box ***
Price Realized
$5,250.00

Lot #185
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1917 1k-10r imperf., blocks of four (except 10r "block of three" with lable at lower left, also single), l.h. or n.h., v.f.
Box ***
Catalog #119-35
Price Realized
$550.00

Lot #186
RUSSIA 1875-1917
1917 70k brown & orange, vertical imperf. pair, bottom stamp center omitted, v.f.
***
Catalog #130a
Price Realized
$270.00

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