Russian Local Post (Zemstvo); U.S. & Worldwide Stamps
February 8, 2012 and February 22-23, 2012

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Lot #1017
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO ARZAMAS
1874 5k dark blue, thin paper, unused with large part original gum, fine example of this difficult stamp (Schmidt 2P)
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Catalog #2a
Unsold
Lot #1018
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO ARZAMAS
1876 5k dark red, single, also complete sheet of 25 (8x3 plus one stamp printed sideways (couche) at bottom), unused without gum, some creases, mostly between stamps, marginal tear at bottom away from the stamps, fine-v.f. A rarity, ex-Bianchi (Schmidt 4,4S)
Box (*)
Catalog #4,4a
Unsold
Lot #1019
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO ARZAMAS
1877 (ca) two undated letters, each franked with 5k red and used locally, cancelled "AZ" (Arzamas Zemstvo") in black and in blue respectively, fine (Schmidt 7)
Envelope
Price Realized
$1,600.00

Lot #1020
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO ARZAMAS
1880 5k brick red, unused with part original gum, h.r., small thin, v.f. appearance, ex-Bianchi
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Catalog #5
Unsold
Lot #1021
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO ARZAMAS
1886 (ca) cover (petition) from Troitskoye village to Peasant's court in Arzamas, franked with 5k violet type 4, cancelled by unframed "A Z" (Arzamas Zemstvo) handstamp in blue, wax seal removed from back, ex-Faberge (Schmidt 23)
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #1022
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO ARZAMAS
1893 (22 May) local cover to the Peasant Court in Arzamas, franked on back with the 5k lilac, tied by cds, cover stains (Schmidt 27)
Envelope
Price Realized
$650.00

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