U.S. & Worldwide; The Alexander Collection of Russia
September 14-16, 2010

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Lot #2118
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858-82 Issues
1858-64 1k yellow & black, block of 15 with interpanneu margin at bottom, unused with full original gum, four stamps lightly hinged at top, others never hinged and post office fresh, v.f. and remarkable multiple, one of the largest known of this value
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Catalog #5
Price Realized
$9,500.00

Lot #2119
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858-82 Issues
1858 1k black, plate proof on pelure paper, fresh and v.f., ex-Goss
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Catalog #5P
Price Realized
$2,900.00

Lot #2120
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858-82 Issues
1858 outer FL franked with 10k brown & blue, tied by "37" in circle of dots, sent to Helsingfors, with framed Revel 24 Jan 1859 departure and "ANK 11.2" on arrival in Finland, ex-Frederick Small collection
Envelope
Catalog #8
Price Realized
$180.00

Lot #2121
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858-82 Issues
1858 10k brown & blue, perf. 12 1/2, tied by a perfect strike of "1" in oval of dots on complete FL from Brest (Brzesc) to Pinsk, with Oct. 31, 1861 departure cds on back, part of wax seal still intact, v.f. and scarce usage from a border post office, ex-Frederick Small collection
Envelope
Catalog #8
Price Realized
$575.00

Lot #2122
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858-82 Issues
1858 outer FL franked with 10k brown & blue, tied by "6" in oval of dots (Odessa border-post office), sent to Helsingfors, with framed Odessa 6 August 1860 departure and "ANK 29.8" on arrival in Finland, also with "A.F. Normann, Odessa Ship Broker" firm cachet, fine and scarce, ex-Frederick Small collection
Envelope
Catalog #8
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #2123
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858-82 Issues
1860 (Feb 12) small cover franked with 10k brown & blue (perf. 12 1/2) tied by "393" in rectangle of dots, used from Dorpat to Revel, bilingual Derpt/Dorpat departure cds on back, Polucheno arrival datestamp on front, nearly intact wax seal on back, slightly showing through on front, still v.f.
Envelope
Catalog #8
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #2124
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858-82 Issues
1862 20k blue & orange, tied by "121" in rectangle of dots on large part of outer FL from Taganrog to Moscow, with May 4 departure and part of arrival pmks on back, fine single franking
Envelope
Catalog #9
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #2125
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858-82 Issues
1863 St.Petersburg local 5k black & blue, lower right sheet corner margin block of four, one stamp l.h., others n.h., v.f., signed Richter
Box ***
Catalog #11
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #2126
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858-82 Issues
1863 St.Petersburg local, 5k black & blue, single cancelled St.Petersburg 27 April 1863, small thin, also 5k tied by red 5 Jan. 1865 postmark on small, locally addressed cover, some faults, fine appearance, signed Bela Sekula, ex-Frederick Small collection
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Catalog #11
Price Realized
$1,800.00

Lot #2127
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858-82 Issues
1863 St.Petersburg local 5k black & blue, tied by a red postmark on cover with perfect St.Petersburg 6 July 1864 arrival cds in red, wax seal intact, cover roughly opened with small piece missing from back, filing folds through the stamp, with some paper erosion and toning, fine appearance, signed Mikulski
Envelope
Catalog #11
Price Realized
$2,500.00

Lot #2128
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858-82 Issues
1864 (30 Dec) small cover (opened for display) to France, paying 37k with 2x1k, 5k and 30k (rounded upper left corner perf.), all tied by "2" flat-sided hexagon of dots, with corresponding "Nikolayevskaya Zh.D. Moscow" (railroad station) departure cds on back, boxed "Aus Russland Franco" and "P.D." in red, three-line "Eydkuhnen Bromberg 13 Jan" and blue "Prusse Erquelines 15 Jan 65" Prussian entry, with Nice 18 January arrival pmk, fine cover, ex-Gibson collection
Envelope
Catalog #5,7,10
Price Realized
$1,200.00

Lot #2129
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858-82 Issues
1865 (8 Apr) cover from St.Petersburg to Paris, franked with 2x1k, 5k and 30k (all perf. 12 1/2), tied by hexagon dotted "1", with red "Aus Russland Franco uber Bur. XI Edk.Brg" and blue French entry (3 May) cds, corresponding St.Petersburg Railroad cds and Paris arrival pmks on back, cover toning and some faults, ex-Frederick Small collection
Envelope
Catalog #5,7,10
Price Realized
$1,200.00

Lot #2130
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858-82 Issues
1865 20k blue & orange, tied by a perfect "Gazenpot" 4 Nov. cds on cover to Germany, with framed "Aus Russland" and bearing crayon due Prussia markings, Memel transit and Ausg (Magdeburg) arrival pmks on back, wax seal removed, fine single franking cover
Envelope
Catalog #9
Price Realized
$400.00

Lot #2131
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858-82 Issues
1866 (Apr 22) outer FL franked with pair of 10k brown & blue, tied by faint black and blue "Odessa" in diamond, repeated below, with corresponding "Franco" handstamp, plus manuscript endorsement, addressed to Vienna, with 30.4. arrival pmk on back, fine, ex-Frederick Small collection
Envelope
Catalog #15
Price Realized
$400.00

Lot #2132
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858-82 Issues
1866 (Jan 24) outer FL franked with single 20k blue & orange, perf. 12 1/2, tied by "Odessa" in diamond, with corresponding "Franco" handstamp, appropriate manuscript due markings, addressed to Vienna, with 30 January arrival pmk on back, fine, ex-Frederick Small collection
Envelope
Catalog #9
Price Realized
$375.00

Lot #2133
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858-82 Issues
1866 (Apr 21) complete FL from St.Petersburg to Paris, franked with a combination of 3k perf. 12 1/2 and 5k and 20k perf. 14 1/2, tied by "1" in dots, with corresponding departure, also red "Aus Russland uber Bur. XI Ed. Brg Franco" (Eydtkuhnen-Bromberg), blue French border entry pmk, v.f.
Envelope
Catalog #6,14,17
Price Realized
$375.00

Lot #2134
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858-82 Issues
1867 (Feb 4) outer FL from St.Petersburg to Lyon, franked with a combination of five different stamps, perf. 12 1/2 and 14 1/4, paying 28k, all tied by St.Petersburg departure cds, with red "P.D." and German "Aus Russland Franco", also blue French entry pmk, Paris-Marseilles backstamp, one stamp with minor abrasions, otherwise v.f. and uncommon combination
Envelope
Catalog #5,6,12,13,17
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #2135
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858-82 Issues
1867 (7 Jan) FL from St.Petersburg to Lyon, franked with 20k and 30k (perf. 12 1/2), used in combination with pair of 3k, tied by "Pochtowyj Wagon" cds, with corresponding departure and red "Aus Russland Franco uber Bur. XI Edk.Brg" pmks, also blue French entry (23 Jan) cds, transit and arrival pmks on back, filing fold away from the stamps, scarce franking, ex-Frederick Small collection
Envelope
Catalog #9,10,13
Price Realized
$1,200.00

Lot #2136
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858-82 Issues
1868 (27 Dec) FL from Dinaburg to Berlin, franked with 1k, 3k and 10k, tied by "Pochtowyj Wagon No.4" (Postal Car) cds, with red "Aus Russland Franco uber Eisenb. Post Bur." and blue arrival pmk on back, fine, ex-Frederick Small collection
Envelope
Catalog #13,15,19
Price Realized
$210.00

Lot #2137
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858-82 Issues
1868 (Feb 25) small cover from St.Petersburg to London, franked with a combination of 20k unwatermarked and 3k and 5k (horizontally laid paper), tied by red departure, with framed "P.D." and London arrival on front, also on back, cover somewhat aged, otherwise fine
Envelope
Catalog #17,20,22
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #2138
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858-82 Issues
1869 (23 Mar) outer FL from St.Petersburg to Amsterdam, paying 15k with 3k, 5k and 10k, tied by oval S.P.B. in dots, corresponding departure and Aus Russland pmks below, arrival (7 Apr) in red on back, v.f..
Envelope
Catalog #13,14,15
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #2139
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858-82 Issues
1869 (13 May) outer FL from St.Petersburg to Libau, paying 20k with 2x10k brown & blue, tied by oval S.P.B. in dots, also a straight line "Jus.T.Fr. Tottien" firm handstamp, corresponding departure, Mitava transit and Libava arrival pmks on back, fine
Envelope
Catalog #15
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #2140
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858-82 Issues
1869 (Aug 4) outer FL from St.Petersburg to Copenhagen, franked with 3k, 5k and 10k (all horizontally laid paper), ties by "S.P.B" in oval, with corresponding departure, also red "Aus Russland uber Bur. XI Ed. Brg Franco" (Eydtkuhnen-Bromberg), red arrival on back, v.f.
Envelope
Catalog #20,22,23
Price Realized
$230.00

Lot #2141
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858-82 Issues
1870 (16 May) outer FL to Bordeaux, paying 28k with 3k, 5k and 2x10k (all horizontally laid paper), with "St.Petersburg Warszawa Zh.D." (Warsaw Train Station), appropriate "Aus Russland" and "P.D." in red, transit and arrival pmk, filing fold through bottom 10k, otherwise fine, ex-Frederick Small collection
Envelope
Catalog #20,22a,23
Price Realized
$190.00

Lot #2142
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858-82 Issues
1872 (18 May) cover from St.Petersburg to France, franked with 3k (horizontally laid) and 5k and 20k (both vertically laid paper), tied by cds, with red "Aus Russland Franco Uber Eisenb. Post. Bur. XI" , framed "P.D." and blue French entry pmk, minor faults, fine appearance, with transit and arrival pmks
Envelope
Catalog #20,22a,24a
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #2143
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858-82 Issues
1872 (1 Apr) cover from Kursk to Kharkov, franked with 5k and 30k (both vertically laid paper), tied by cds, with arrival pmk (next day on 2 April), cover opened on two sides, refolded and with creases, scarce franking
Envelope
Catalog #22a,25a
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #2144
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858-82 Issues
1874 (23 Oct) registered cover from Kaluga to Moscow, franked with single 5k and 5x10k (including a vertical strip of four), intact wax seal on back, filing fold away from the stamps, fine cover, with arrival pmk
Envelope
Catalog #22,23
Price Realized
$425.00

Lot #2145
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858-82 Issues
1875 (29 Nov) registered and insured cover from the German Consulate in Tiflis to Berlin, franked with 30k carmine & green (rubbed on face) (unwatermarked), used in combination with 3x3k black & green, sent via Moscow (16 Dec), with appropriate "Vom Auslande uber Bahnpost Bromberg-Berlin" registration label and arrival pmk, five intact German Imperial seals on back, some cover wear, impressive item, ex-Frederick Small collection
Envelope
Catalog #18,20
Price Realized
$400.00

Lot #2146
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858-82 Issues
1875 (22 Sep) registered cover from Moscow to Poltava, paying 31k with 1k and 30k (horizontally laid paper), black and red Moscow departure, with arrival pmk, water stains, otherwise fine, with Mikulski cert.
Envelope
Price Realized
$170.00

Lot #2147
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858-82 Issues
1879 (25 Mar) cover (opened for display) from the Personal Office of the Empress Mara Alexandrovna, franked with single 7k and sent from St.Petersburg to Berlin, intact royal seal of the Empress, fresh and v.f., with arrival pmk
Envelope
Catalog #27
Price Realized
$290.00

Lot #2148
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858-82 Issues
1879 (27 Aug) outer FL from St.Petersburg to Helsingfors, franked with a slightly separated pair of 8k, placed upside-down, tied by a railway pmk, with additional departure and "ANK" 29.8 arrival datestamp, fine
Envelope
Catalog #28
Price Realized
$140.00

Lot #2149
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858-82 Issues
1882 (11 Sep) registered cover from Ryazan to Moscow, franked on back with 15x5k and single 2k (all horizontally laid paper), intact wax seal, minor cover wear, fine, with arrival pmk
Envelope
Catalog #22,26
Price Realized
$400.00

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