Specialized Russia
December 4, 2013

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Lot #4088
RUSSIA 1866-75 Horizontally Laid Paper
1866 horizontally laid paper, 1k, 3k, 5k, 10k and 20k, paying 39k in 1877 on cover from Glazov (16 Dec) to Vyatka, with arrival pmk the next day, filing fold away from the stamps, fresh and extraordinary five color (!) franking
Envelope
Price Realized
$7,500.00

Lot #4089
RUSSIA 1866-75 Horizontally Laid Paper
1866 1k yellow orange & black, background inverted, used in "Mitawa, 1883", well centered and unusually fresh, v.f., rare and undercatalogued error, with Mikulski certificate, ex-Ferrary (Lot 497),
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Catalog #19d
Catalog Value $ 6,000
Price Realized
$5,500.00

Lot #4090
RUSSIA 1866-75 Horizontally Laid Paper
1868 1k black & yellow, vertically laid paper, imperforate single with shifted background, cancelled "Moscow, 21 February, 1872", excellent colors, ample margins all around, fresh and fine example of this rarity (only known used), with Mikulski certificate,
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Catalog #19f
Catalog Value $ 8,000
Price Realized
$7,500.00

Lot #4091
RUSSIA 1866-75 Horizontally Laid Paper
1868 1k black & yellow, vertically laid paper, imperforate with inverted and shifted background, two copies, both with large margins all around, cancelled "Moscow, 1 September, 1872" and affixed on piece, a striking double error (imperf. and inverted background), only a few exist, these probably the finest known, with sharp impression, v.f., with Mikulski certificate,
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Catalog #19g
Catalog Value $ 37,000
Price Realized
$24,000.00

Lot #4092
RUSSIA 1866-75 Horizontally Laid Paper
1868 1k black & yellow, vertically laid paper, imperforate single with inverted and shifted background, large margins all around, cancelled "Moscow, Nov. 1872", a striking double error (both imperf. and with inverted background), only a few known to exist, impression slightly washed out as often, otherwise a fine example of this rarity, signed Kohler and Romeko, with Mikulski certificate,
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Catalog #19g
Catalog Value $ 18,500
Price Realized
$9,500.00

Lot #4093
RUSSIA 1866-75 Horizontally Laid Paper
1866 3k black & green, "V" in background error, full original gum, well centered, with handstamped guarantee on back,
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Catalog #20d
Catalog Value $ 1,000
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #4094
RUSSIA 1866-75 Horizontally Laid Paper
1866 3k black & green, "V" in background (error), unused with part original gum, minor surface flaws, otherwise fine, signed Brun,
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Catalog #20d
Catalog Value $ 1,000
Price Realized
$290.00

Lot #4095
RUSSIA 1866-75 Horizontally Laid Paper
1866 3k black & green, printing error of background, "V" (for 5k) instead of "3", block of four (upper left stamp additional plate flaw showing "G" instead of "I" of "III") cancelled on piece, with Zhitomir 16 Dec. 1870 cds alongside, minor perf. flaws at right, fine and rare multiple
Box
Catalog #20d
Price Realized
$1,400.00

Lot #4096
RUSSIA 1866-75 Horizontally Laid Paper
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
$425.00

Lot #4097
RUSSIA 1866-75 Horizontally Laid Paper
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
$240.00

Lot #4098
RUSSIA 1866-75 Horizontally Laid Paper
1866 5k orange, blue, red and lilac, four different perforated and gummed trial color proofs on horizontally laid paper, sheet corner margin blocks of four, occasional perf. separations and hinge reinforcements, mostly fine-v.f., rare multiples
Box *
Catalog #22P
Price Realized
$5,750.00

Lot #4099
RUSSIA 1866-75 Horizontally Laid Paper
1866 10k carmine & dark blue, perforated plate proof on thick unwatermarked paper, prepared for the Paris Exposition, fresh and v.f. A beautiful item, ex-Breitfuss and Goss
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Catalog #23P
Price Realized
$11,000.00

Lot #4100
RUSSIA 1866-75 Horizontally Laid Paper
1866 10k brown & blue, 20k blue & orange, also 30k carmine & green, three imperforate singles, horizontally laid, watermarked paper and gummed paper, incredibly fresh, first one with slight thinning at top, otherwise v.f., ex-Breitfuss
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Catalog #23P-25P
Price Realized
$26,000.00

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