U.S. and Worldwide Stamps
April 28-29, 2010

ImagesDescriptionCurrent Bid
Lot #1583
RUSSIA
1857 10k brown and blue, affixed on paper, partial cancel, margins all around, v.f.,
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Catalog #1
Catalog Value $800
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1584
RUSSIA
1857 10k brown & blue, large part of boxed "Zhitomir" datestamp, margins all around, v.f.,
O
Catalog #1
Catalog Value $800
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #1585
RUSSIA
1857 10k brown & blue, selection of 14 copies, one on piece, each with margins all around, various printings and shades, occasional small flaws, mostly fine-v.f.,
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Catalog #1
Catalog Value $11,200
Price Realized
$5,500.00

Lot #1586
RUSSIA
1858 30k carmine & green, thin paper variety, fresh & v.f. copy, signed Pfenninger etc.,
O
Catalog #4
Catalog Value $2,000
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #1587
RUSSIA
1858 30k carmine & green, thin paper, numeral "5" (Vilnius) canc., fine,
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Catalog #4
Catalog Value $2,000
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #1588
RUSSIA
1864 1k black & yellow, two copies, fine,
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Catalog #5
Price Realized
$200.00

Lot #1589
RUSSIA
1865 FL sent from Taganrog to Greece, franked with 3x10k brown and blue, tied by Taganrog cds, additionally charged 50L upon arrival, and franked with 10L and 40L Hermes Heads, both tied by Syros cds, with circular "Franco" hs and Syros arrival on reverse, usual filing folds, fine and rare three color franking
Envelope
Price Realized
$2,600.00

Lot #1590
RUSSIA
1866 5k orange, green, red and violet, four different perforated and gummed trial color proofs on laid paper, all hinged, one creased (green), otherwise v.f.
P
Catalog #22P
Price Realized
$1,200.00

Lot #1591
RUSSIA
1866 10k brown & blue, center inverted, tied on small piece by Poretschie, Goub. Grodno, 16 Jan 1875 cds, excellent color with clear center, fine, with 2003 Mikulski cert. There are ten recorded examples of this inverted center, only two cancelled in Poretschie (others in Kibarty and Kursk), most of the known copies are defective. A great rarity (Mi.21xK)
O
Catalog #23b
Catalog Value €50,000
Price Realized
$110,000.00

Lot #1592
RUSSIA
1866 issue, cover used in 1883 and paying 14k with pair of 1k and single 5k and 7k, used from Moscow to Modena, v.f., with transit & arrival pmks
Envelope
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #1593
RUSSIA
1866 issue, registered cover (little reduced at top) used in 1877 from Nolinsk to Vyatka, paying 31k with 1k and 30k, slightly soiled, otherwise fine, with arrival pmk
Envelope
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #1594
RUSSIA
1866 issue, registered cover used in 1877 from Yaransk to Vyatka, franked with 1k and 30k making up 31k rate, fine-v.f., with arrival pmk
Envelope
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #1595
RUSSIA
1866 issue, registered cover used in 1877 from Yaransk to Vyatka, franked on reverse with 1k and 30k making up 31k rate, fine-v.f., with arrival pmk
Envelope
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1596
RUSSIA
1866 issue, registered cover used in 1879 from Sevsk to Moscow, franked on reverse with 1k and 30k making up the 31k rate, v.f., with arrival pmk
Envelope
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1597
RUSSIA
1868 cover (opened for display) from Orel to Geneva, franked on reverse with 1865 unwatermarked 1k (3) and 5k, used in combination with 1858 20k (perf. 12 1/2), underpaying 28k which necessitated "Unzurreichend frankiert" boxed hs in red, plus corresponding "underfranked" two-line boxed hs in Cyrillic letters, charged additional postage in blue & red crayons, Moscow transit, with Geneva arrival pmk, fine mixed franking combination, interesting postage due application
Envelope
Catalog #9,12,14
Price Realized
$1,300.00

Lot #1598
RUSSIA
1870 (3 Mar) FL sent unfranked from Kerch-Enikol, via Odessa (10 March) to Genova Italy, with Vienna transit and charged 1L postage due on arrival
Envelope
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1599
RUSSIA
1870 three FLs, one to Berlin and franked with 1k, 3k and 10k; the other to Manchester with single 20k franking; last with single 5k tied by red pmk paying local rate in St.Petersburg, fine-v.f. lot
Envelope
Price Realized
$210.00

Lot #1600
RUSSIA
1872 FL from Berdyansk to Greece, franked with two each of 3k and 10k (vertically laid paper) paying 26k and charged 45L postage due on arrival, with the addition of 5L green and pair of 20L blue Large Hermes Heads, boxed "Franco" and Odessa transit pmks, with Syra arrival cancel on back, usual filing folds, otherwise fine and attractive four color combination franking
Envelope
Price Realized
$2,700.00

Lot #1601
RUSSIA
1881 7k stationery entire used from Ekaterinoslaw to New Zealand, addressed to "Australia New Zealand Greymouth", eventually arriving via Christchurch, Brisbane and Port Chalmers in Greymouth, charged "50", some toning, rare destination
Envelope
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #1602
RUSSIA
1883 7k dark blue, postal forgery, h.r., fine
Catalog #50F
Unsold
Lot #1603
RUSSIA
1889 20k blue & carmine, groundwork inverted, used, v.f., with Mikulski cert. A rarity, only a few known to exist (listed but unpriced in Michel)
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Catalog #43a
Catalog Value $14,000
Price Realized
$21,000.00

Lot #1604
RUSSIA
1889 14k carmine & blue, center inverted, well centered, light pmk, fresh and v.f., signed Mikulski, ex-Faberge (Mi.50xK)
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Catalog #51a
Catalog Value €5,000
Price Realized
$4,750.00

Lot #1605
RUSSIA
1902 3k rose red, vertically laid paper, groundwork shifted, fine
*
Catalog #57var
Price Realized
$150.00

Lot #1606
RUSSIA
190 15k brown violet & blue, variety printed on gummed side only, small h.r., v.f.
*
Catalog #62var
Price Realized
$270.00

Lot #1607
RUSSIA
1909 St.Petersburg, unexploded 80k booklet, green covers with black inscriptions, three panes of 6x1k orange, one pane each of 6x3k carmine and 7k blue, each separated by glassine interleaving, post office fresh and v.f.
Booklet
Catalog #Mi.MH1
Price Realized
$5,500.00

Lot #1608
RUSSIA
1909 St.Petersburg, unexploded 2r booklet, salmon covers with black inscriptions, six panes of 6x1k orange, three panes each of 6x3k carmine and 7k blue, each separated by glassine interleaving, post office fresh and v.f.
Booklet
Catalog #Mi.MH2
Price Realized
$7,000.00

Lot #1609
RUSSIA
1909 5k claret, double impression, n.h., v.f.
**
Catalog #77b
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #1610
RUSSIA
1912 cover to England, franked with 10k dark blue, tied by oval Vladivostok Railway pmk, with boxed bilingual "Per Sibirischen Express" hs, fine-v.f. and rare
Envelope
Price Realized
$625.00

Lot #1611
RUSSIA
1912 cover franked with 10k dark blue, tied by ova Vladivostok 11.12.12 Railroad datestamp, sent to Germany, bearing boxed bilingual "Per Sibirischen Express" handstamp, fine and scarce
Envelope
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1612
RUSSIA
1914-18 Red Cross, selection of 12 covers or cards, various markings & censor hs, fine-v.f.
Envelope
Price Realized
$270.00

Lot #1613
RUSSIA
1915 10r carmine lake, yellow and gray, left margin horizontal pair, imperf. vertically between and at left, n.h., some marginal toning, still v.f.
**
Catalog #109var
Unsold
Lot #1614
RUSSIA
1916 cover franked on reverse with 10k blue, used from a small village to a prisoner held in the infamous Schlisselburg prison, with large "examined/Schlisselburg Prison" censor cachet and arrival cds, fine-v.f. and scarce incoming prison cover
Envelope
Price Realized
$190.00

Lot #1615
RUSSIA
1916-17 (ca) 10k dark blue, imperf. Postal Forgery made in Lodz (then in Russia) to defraud postal authorities, v.f., rare
*
Price Realized
$270.00

Lot #1616
RUSSIA
1917 1k, 2k, 3k and 5k, four imperforate blocks of 10, overprinted Obrazetz in large Cyrillic letters, l.h., v.f.
Box S
Catalog #119-121,123S
Price Realized
$1,600.00

Lot #1617
RUSSIA
1918 Chainbreakers, 35k blue, imperf. bottom margin single, n.h., natural gum wrinkles, still v.f.
**
Catalog #149a
Unsold
Lot #1618
RUSSIA
1922 registered cover from Odessa to Paris, franked a complete gutter sheet of 50x7,500 on 250r, plus additional three copies of same, used in combination with Control Stamps 10x25r (all uncancelled), paying the 400,000r for a registered letter abroad, stamps folded over with some inevitable faults, otherwise fine, rare combination franking
Envelope
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #1619
RUSSIA
1922-23 5r on 20k, surcharge (litho) inverted, n.h., v.f., signed Goznak
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Catalog #216a
Price Realized
$200.00

Lot #1620
RUSSIA
1922-23 20r on 15k brown and violet blue, imperf. single (pos.34), margins all around, very lightly hinged, signed P.Jem, with 1994 Mikulski cert.
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Catalog #224
Price Realized
$7,000.00

Lot #1621
RUSSIA
1922-23 20k on 70k imperf., surcharge (litho) inverted, corner margin block of four, n.h., v.f.
Box **
Catalog #225a
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #1622
RUSSIA
1923 100r Soldier, two panes of 25, each with clich of 70r, n.h., v.f.
Box **
Catalog #237a
Price Realized
$120.00

Lot #1623
RUSSIA
1923 Red Army Soldier, unissued 20r gray black and 20r violet, both perf., n.h., v.f.
**
Catalog #241AE
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #1624
RUSSIA
1924 20k Lenin, type I, double impression of black incl. center, l.h., v.f.
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Catalog #268var
Price Realized
$375.00

Lot #1625
RUSSIA
1924 definitives (typographed), 6k light blue, imperf. single with large margins all around, also 6k black (lithographed), perf. and gummed trial color proof, n.h., v.f.
**
Catalog #281var
Price Realized
$190.00

Lot #1626
RUSSIA
1929-31 definitives, 2k green, watermarked, misperforated corner margin block of four, n.h., v.f.
Box **
Catalog #414var
Price Realized
$220.00

Lot #1627
RUSSIA
1932 (6.12) locally used cover franked with the set of two, tied by special Exhibition pmks, fine-v.f., with arrival pmk (next day), signed Mikulski
Envelope
Catalog #485-86
Price Realized
$190.00

Lot #1628
RUSSIA
1934 Lenin Mausoleum, perforated essay in dark carmine, value omitted, part of red "Proekt" overprint at bottom removed from the original presentation card, fine and rare
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Catalog #526E
Price Realized
$2,300.00

Lot #1629
RUSSIA
1935 40k Kirov, variety imperf. at right, some perf. toning, used in 1948 on registered J. Barry cover addressed to England, fine
Envelope
Catalog #582var
Price Realized
$800.00

Lot #1630
RUSSIA
1940 Tchaikovsky, 30k blue, variety imperf. at bottom, used, v.f.
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Catalog #791var
Unsold
Lot #1631
RUSSIA
1940 Pavilions, 30k Georgia, variety imperf. at top, used, v.f.
O
Catalog #801var
Unsold
Lot #1632
RUSSIA
1941 Soviet Industries, complete set in blocks of four, n.h., fine-v.f.
Box **
Catalog #817-823
Unsold
Lot #1633
RUSSIA
1941 Army & Navy, 5k-3r, complete set, blocks of four, n.h., fine-v.f.
Box **
Catalog #824-831A
Price Realized
$425.00

Lot #1634
RUSSIA
1941 Lenin Museum, complete set in blocks of four, with additional 45k comb perf. 12 1/2, mostly n.h., fine-v.f.
Box ***
Catalog #852-855
Unsold
Lot #1635
RUSSIA
1942 Navoi, 30k and 1r, gutter blocks of four, cancelled to order (n.h.), v.f. and rare
Box O
Catalog #857-858
Unsold
Lot #1636
RUSSIA
1945 30k Mechinkov, vertical pair, bottom stamp variety imperf. missing part of design, some gum disturbances, v.f.
*
Catalog #1011var
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #1637
RUSSIA
1954 85th Anniversary of the Birth of Lenin, 1r double impression, bottom margin single, n.h., fine and scarce
**
Catalog #1754var
Price Realized
$1,500.00

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