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

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Lot #2088
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858 10k Brown and Blue
1858 10k black, proof of perforation and frame only on thick unwatermarked paper, lower right sheet corner margin block of four, part gutter at bottom, each stamp handstamped "PMD", fine and extremely rare multiple, ex-Breitfuss
Box P
Catalog #2P
Price Realized
$10,500.00

Lot #2089
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858 10k Brown and Blue
1858 10k brown & blue, thick paper, unused with full original gum, lightly hinged, post office fresh, fine, signed Calves, with Mikulski cert. ("in every respect superb, very fresh colors and original gum, only with a trace of hinge") Genuine unused examples of the first perforated stamp from Russia are extremely rare,
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Catalog #2
Catalog Value $18,000
Price Realized
$14,500.00

Lot #2090
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858 10k Brown and Blue
1858 10k brown & blue, thin paper, unused with part original gum, small hinge remnant at top, post office fresh, fine, with Mikulski cert., rare,
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Catalog #2
Catalog Value $18,000
Price Realized
$7,000.00

Lot #2091
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858 10k Brown and Blue
1858 10k brown & blue, thick paper, horizontal strip of three, hinged at top, with full original gum, post office fresh, full embossing, couple of opened perfs, v.f. in every respect. Largest existing unused multiples of Russia number 2 are limited to this unique strip of three and one block of four (ex-Liphschutz collection). One of the greatest rarities of Russian philately, ex-Faberge, with his red hs and penciled description on back, ex-Mikulski (Lot 181, realized $195,500 including buyer's premium) (Liapine cat. €200,000)
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Catalog #2
Unsold
Lot #2092
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858 10k Brown and Blue
1858 10k brown & blue, tied by "1" in oval of dots on outer FL from Brest (Brzesc) to Sokolow (per Sedlitz), with Feb 19, 1861 departure cds on back, large part of wax seal intact, v.f. and scarce usage from a border post office, ex-Frederick Small collection
Envelope
Catalog #2
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #2093
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858 10k Brown and Blue
1858 10k brown & blue, tied by "104" in rectangle of dots on large part of FL (most of the top, side and bottom panels missing) from Bialystok to Warsaw, with framed departure datestamp and red Warszawa 8/9 (1858) arrival pmk on back
Envelope
Catalog #2
Price Realized
$290.00

Lot #2094
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858 10k Brown and Blue
1858 10k brown & blue, tied by "49" in circle of dots on part of a FL (side panels missing) from Tiflis to Kutaisi (addressed to the secretary of the Caucasus Committee for Railroads), with Oct. 1, 1862 departure cds on back, red handstamp at lower left, fine
Envelope
Catalog #2
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #2095
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858 10k Brown and Blue
1858 10k brown & blue, tied by "24" in circle of dots on FL from Mitava to St.Petersburg, July 2 departure and "Polucheno 4 July 1858" arrival pmks on back, v.f.
Envelope
Catalog #2
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #2096
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858 10k Brown and Blue
1858 10k brown & blue, tied by "1" in circle of dots on complete FL from St.Petersburg to Jacobstadt, Finland, framed 28 May departure datestamp in red, vertical filing folds away from the stamp and markings, v.f.
Envelope
Catalog #2
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #2097
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858 10k Brown and Blue
1858 10k brown & blue, tied by "1" in circle of dots on outer FL from St.Petersburg to Riga, framed 4 March departure datestamp in red, with boxed "Polucheno 7 March 1858" arrival on back, refolded at bottom, v.f.
Envelope
Catalog #2
Price Realized
$525.00

Lot #2098
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858 10k Brown and Blue
1858 10k brown & greenish blue, tied by unclear "55" in circle of dots on outer FL from Kherson to Odessa, addressed to the firm of Brothers Rokka, docketed 19/21 December, fine, signed Mikulski
Envelope
Catalog #2
Price Realized
$525.00

Lot #2099
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858 10k Brown and Blue
1858 10k brown & blue, tied by Riga 13 June 1858 cds on FL to Revel, boxed "Polucheno 15 June 1858" arrival datestamp, v.f.
Envelope
Catalog #2
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #2100
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858 10k Brown and Blue
1858 10k brown & blue, tied by oval "9" in dots on FL from Tauroggen to St.Petersburg, v.f., with framed departure (30 May) and arrival (2 June 1859) postmarks on back, signed Mikulski
Envelope
Catalog #2
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #2101
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858 10k Brown and Blue
1858 10k brown & blue, tied by Kovno in broken circles postmark on outer FL to Warsaw, with departure (8 Oct) and red Warszawa (25/10) arrival pmks on back, additional boxed "5/P" (arrival at 5:00 P.M.), fine
Envelope
Catalog #2
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #2102
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858 10k Brown and Blue
1858 10k brown & blue, thick paper, tied by "235" in rectangle of dots on FL to Riga, with bilingual "Windava Windau" departure cds and framed "Polucheno 26 Feb 1858" on arrival, slight ink toning, otherwise fine
Envelope
Catalog #2
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #2103
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858 10k Brown and Blue
1858 10k brown & blue, thin paper, tied by "1" in circle of dots on complete FL to Voronezh, framed "St.Petersburg 27 Aug 1858" departure datestamp in red, virtually intact wax seal on back, fine
Envelope
Catalog #2
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #2104
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858 10k Brown and Blue
1858 10k brown & blue, thin paper, tied by a neat strike of the pre-philatelic "Riga" 3 May 1858 cds on partly printed "Pris-Courant af Westberg & Comp. in Riga", sent to Helsingfors, with framed "ANK 21/5" Finnish arrival datestamp on back, v.f., ex-Frederick Small collection
Envelope
Catalog #2
Price Realized
$575.00

Lot #2105
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858 10k Brown and Blue
1858 10k brown & blue, thin paper, tied by a "38" in circle of dots on outer FL to Helsingfors, framed "Riga 6 July 1858" departure and "ANK 23 7" arrival datestamps on back, small cover abrasion away from the stamps and markings, v.f., ex-Frederick Small collection
Envelope
Catalog #2
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #2106
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858 10k Brown and Blue
1858 10k brown & blue, thin paper, tied by "443" in rectangle of dots on complete FL from the "Fratelli Rocca" company in Berdyansk to their offices in Odessa, with September 1859 docketing, filing fold and little ageing well away from the stamp, fine
Envelope
Catalog #2
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #2107
THE ALEXANDER COLLECTION - RUSSIA 1858 10k Brown and Blue
1858 10k brown & blue, thin paper, corner fault, tied by "1" in circle of dots on outer FL (partly restored) to Warsaw, with red St.Petersburg 18 July 2 P.M. departure, Warszawa 5/8 and "9/R" (9:00 A.M.) arrival cds, fine appearance
Envelope
Catalog #2
Price Realized
$180.00

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