U.S. and Worldwide Stamps & Postal History
November 29-30, 2016

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Lot #1151
RUSSIA
1857 10k brown & blue, two-line datestamp in Cyrillic, left sheet margin example, fresh, v.f., signed Calves, with Roumet certificate
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Catalog #1
Price Realized
$400.00

Lot #1152
RUSSIA
1866 horizontally laid paper, 1k black & yellow, 4k black & deep green, 5k black & lilac, 10k brown & blue, 20k blue & orange, 30k carmine & green, complete set of five cross-gutter sheets of 100, n.h., mostly well centered, post office fresh, 5k with minor perf. separations at right, fine-v.f. This may be the only set of sheets still intact, incredibly well preserved, with colors as bright and vibrant as on the day they were purchased at the St. Petersburg post office 150 years ago (catalogued as singles, without adding any premium for the blocks and gutter pairs)
Box **
Catalog #19-25
Catalog Value $81,600
Unsold
Lot #1153
RUSSIA
1869 (1 Nov) outer FL from Moscow to France, franked with unwatermarked 20k and 30k arms, used in combination with watermarked 3k black & green (2), all tied by red departure pmks, with proper sequence of transit and arrival markings, letter refolded, otherwise fine, with Mandrovski certificate
Envelope
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #1154
RUSSIA
1883-88 Imperial Eagle and Post Horns (without thunderbolts), horizontally laid paper, 1k-70k, also 2k yellow green, complete set of nine, top margin panes of 50, hinged in margin only, stamps n.h. (except two of the 70k hinged at top), mostly well centered, post office fresh, fine-v.f., rare set of multiples (catalogued as singles, without adding any premium for the blocks and gutter pairs)
Box **
Catalog #31-38,32a
Catalog Value $30,725
Unsold
Lot #1155
RUSSIA
1913 Romanov Tercentenary, die proof of blue center only (Nicholas II), also 35k magenta, die proof of frame only, v.f.
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Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #1156
RUSSIA
1925 (7 Jan) large parcel card franked on both sides with definitives (watermarked) including 1r (75) and 3r (20), 20k (3), also commemorative 3k (imperf. pair), paying total of 135.66r, registered from Kazan-Zabulachnoye, with Baku arrival pmks, filing folds and some wear and tear affecting the stamps, nevertheless remarkably intact with nothing missing, truly a spectacular exhibition piece
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #1157
RUSSIA
1925 (25 May) Money Order from Agdam to Moscow, franked on both sides with definitives (unwatermarked) 2r (13), 2k, 3k, 10k and imperf. 50k (3), also Lenin Mausoleum 40k (40), paying the required total of 41.65r for the transfer of 5,000r, stamps invalidated by perforation punches, some creases and other faults, still a remarkable piece
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #1158
RUSSIA
1925 Definitives (watermarked), complete set of 21, mixed perforations, n.h., fine-v.f. (Zagorsky 76-97)
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Catalog #304/325
Price Realized
$240.00

Lot #1159
RUSSIA
1927 Esperanto, imperforate vertical pair, used, v.f.
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Catalog #374var
Unsold
Lot #1160
RUSSIA
1931 registered cover from Moscow to Shanghai, China, with two different Foreign Exchange surcharges added on back, fine and scarce destination, with arrival pmk
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #1161
RUSSIA
1933 Commissars, 20k violet, variety imperf. at bottom, n.h., v.f. (Zagorsky 347Pc)
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Catalog #521var
Unsold
Lot #1162
RUSSIA
1934 Mendeleyev, blocks of four, n.h. and post office fresh, v.f. (Zverev $8,500)
Box **
Catalog #536-539
Unsold
Lot #1163
RUSSIA
1934 Mendeleyev, blocks of four, n.h. and post office fresh, v.f. (Zverev $8,500)
Box **
Catalog #536-539
Unsold
Lot #1164
RUSSIA
1935 Anti-War, set of five, l.h., fine-v.f.,
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Catalog #546-550
Catalog Value $547
Price Realized
$160.00

Lot #1165
RUSSIA
1935 Spartacist Games, complete set, n.h., usual wrinkles and gum skips, fine-v.f.
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Catalog #559-568
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1166
RUSSIA
1935 Kalinin, 20k imperf. single, adhesions on gum and on face, otherwise fine (Zagorsky 428Pa)
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Catalog #576var
Unsold
Lot #1167
RUSSIA
1936 registered cover from Moscow to Auckland, New Zealand, with four Foreign Exchange surcharges added on back, sent via Melbourne, with Ponsonby, New Zealand arrival pmks on back, fine and uncommon destination, with Hovest certificate
Envelope
Price Realized
$110.00

Lot #1168
RUSSIA
1936 Pioneers, complete set in blocks of four, 3k and 15k perf. 11, others perf. 14, n.h., fine-v.f. (Zverev $3,500)
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Catalog #583-588
Price Realized
$1,500.00

Lot #1169
RUSSIA
1937 Dzerzhinsky, 10k yellow brown, ordinary paper, horizontal pair imperf. between and at left, used, v.f. This variety is known only used (Zagorsky 469var)
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Catalog #606var
Price Realized
$525.00

Lot #1170
RUSSIA
1937 Definitives, 40k Lenin, imperforate horizontal pair, n.h., v.f. (Zagorsky 443 CPS Pa)
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Catalog #619var
Unsold
Lot #1171
RUSSIA
1938 Second Trans-Polar Flight Moscow to San Jacinto, 10k claret (Gromov, Danilin and Yumashev), horizontal pair imperf. between, single punched hole and slight fold between stamps, also faint horizontal mis-registration markings, v.f. An unrecorded variety
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Catalog #640var
Unsold
Lot #1172
RUSSIA
1943 Patriotic War, 20k Workers and Soldiers, horizontal pair imperf. between, used, v.f. (Zagorsky 739var)
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Catalog #873var
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1173
RUSSIA
1943 Medals, 1r variety imperf. at right, used, v.f. This variety is only known used (Zagorsky 768Pb)
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Catalog #897var
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1174
RUSSIA
1944 Civil War Heroes, 30k green vertical pair imperf. between, n.h., v.f. (Zagorsky 838var)
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Catalog #944var
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1175
RUSSIA
1946 Five Year Plan, 5k vertical pair imperf. between, n.h., v.f., signed Bileski (Zagorsky 991var)
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Catalog #1075var
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #1176
RUSSIA
1946 Anniversary of Soviet Postage Stamps, souvenir sheet of four, center shifted, used with full gum (cancelled to order), v.f. A spectacular variety, undoubtedly rare
Box
Catalog #1081a,var
Unsold
Lot #1177
RUSSIA
1947 Arms of Uzbekistan, 30k variety imperforate at bottom, n.h., v.f. (Zagorsky 1025Pa)
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Catalog #1119var
Price Realized
$280.00

Lot #1178
RUSSIA
1947 Moscow Anniversary, 50k Lenin Museum, block of four imperforate between, n.h., v.f. A rarity (Zagorsky 1058var)
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Catalog #1129var
Price Realized
$4,500.00

Lot #1179
RUSSIA
1947 Moscow Anniversary, 10k Gorky street, horizontal pair imperf. between, n.h., v.f. (Zagorsky 1074var)
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Catalog #1133var
Price Realized
$900.00

Lot #1180
RUSSIA
1947 Moscow Subway, 60k Mayakovski Station, vertical pair imperf. between, n.h., v.f. (Zagorsky 1066var)
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Catalog #1157var
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #1181
RUSSIA
1947 Sanatoria, 30k Novy Afon, 30k vertical pair imperf. horizontally and horizontal pair imperforate vertically, both n.h., v.f.
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Catalog #1166var
Price Realized
$250.00

Lot #1182
RUSSIA
1948 Ostrovski, imperforate sheet margin singles, n.h., each with fold between outer margin and stamp, v.f. (Zagorsky 1168-1170Pa)
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Catalog #1227-1229var
Price Realized
$700.00

Lot #1183
RUSSIA
1948 Ostrovski, imperforate horizontal pairs, n.h., v.f. (Zagorsky 1168-1170Pa)
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Catalog #1227-1229var
Price Realized
$1,300.00

Lot #1184
RUSSIA
1948 Soccer, 30k horizontal pair, imperf. between, n.h., v.f. (Zagorsky 1221var)
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Catalog #1455var
Price Realized
$950.00

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