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

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Lot #1167
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO IRBIT
1874 2k black on violet rose, single, horizontal strips of three and five, distinct types, unused without gum, some creases, otherwise fine, ex-Bianchi
(*)
Catalog #1
Price Realized
$290.00

Lot #1168
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO IRBIT
1876 (1 Apr) locally used cover to Bobrovskoye, franked on back with imperf. 2k black on pink, tied by neat violet cancel, filing folds away from the stamp, backflap torn, otherwise fine, ex-Faberge, with Dr. Greis cert.
Envelope
Catalog #1
Price Realized
$650.00

Lot #1169
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO IRBIT
1880 8k black on yellow paper, four different types, vertical gutter tete-beche block of four (two pairs) unused without gum, folded between stamps, fine-v.f.
Box (*)
Catalog #4a
Unsold
Lot #1170
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO IRBIT
1880-1914 collection of 73 used and unused stamps neatly written up on 8 album pages, various types including "B" for "b" (in "Irbitskoi") (Schmidt 2T1, 3T1), 2k black on lilac red, horizontal strip of three, also other pairs, perforated issues include two blocks of four, one with 1k orange, tete-beche, also cancels etc., some minor faults, mostly fine-v.f., ex-Bianchi
*O
Catalog #2/21
Unsold
Lot #1171
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO IRBIT
1884 (23 Apr) two local letters sent from villages in the Irbit district franked with 2k and 4k adhesives, each cancelled by pen and tied by oval datestamp, some toning, otherwise fine (Schmidt 2,3)
Envelope
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #1172
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO IRBIT
1885 (26 July) insured cover used locally within Irbit district, paying 14k with 2k, 4k and 8k adhesives, each tied by oval datestamps, wax seals intact, fine and colorful franking, ex-Faberge
Envelope
Price Realized
$2,400.00

Lot #1173
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO IRBIT
1887 (3 Nov) locally used cover with 2k black on rose, cancelled by pen, with Zemstvo departure datestamp, wax seal removed from back
Envelope
Price Realized
$300.00

Lot #1174
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO IRBIT
1887 (20 Feb) locally addressed cover franked with 2k black on red, tied by Zemstvo pmk, with corresponding oval departure datestamp alongside
Envelope
Catalog #6
Price Realized
$1,800.00

Lot #1175
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO IRBIT
1902 (12 June) money order with 2k blue, cancelled with crayon, used with 15k Imperial franking alongside (1k+14k), registered to St. Petersburg, with arrival pmk, with Kaj Hellman cert., ex-Faberge
Envelope
Catalog #12
Price Realized
$1,800.00

Lot #1176
RUSSIA - ZEMSTVO IRBIT
1906 (20 Feb) registered combination cover to Moscow, franked on back with local 2k brown, cancelled by red crayon, with Imperial 14k paying the appropriate charges, filing folds
Envelope
Unsold

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