Rare Stamps & Postal History of the World
January 14-15, 2020

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Lot #966
RUSSIA
1852-64 selection of six FLs from St. Petersburg to Aachen, New York and Paris, Riga to St. Petersburg, also incoming from New York and Germany to Russia, correspondence of Heinrich Schliemann, the future discoverer of Troy, fine and interesting group, ex-Andrew Cronin
Envelope
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #967
RUSSIA
1857 10k brown & blue, margins all around, tied by boxed Tauroggen datestamp on small piece, v.f.
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Catalog #1
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #968
RUSSIA
1857 10k brown and blue, horizontal pair, pen cancel neatly removed, large margins with portions of adjoining stamps at bottom, v.f. and rare multiple
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Catalog #1
Unsold
Lot #969
RUSSIA
1858 20k dark blue & orange, thick paper, well centered, canceled by "6" in oval of dots, fine stamp, with 2004 Raybaudi certificate,
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Catalog #3
Catalog Value $1,700
Price Realized
$550.00

Lot #970
RUSSIA
1858 20k blue & orange, thick paper, well centered, canceled by "1" in oval of dots postmark of St. Petersburg, beautiful fresh colors, v.f., signed Raybaudi, with his 2008 certificate,
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Catalog #3
Catalog Value $1,700
Unsold
Lot #971
RUSSIA
1858 30k carmine & green, unused with gum, vibrant and beautiful colors, unfortunately perforations faulty, fine appearing example of this rare unused stamp, signed Herbert Bloch,
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Catalog #4
Catalog Value $14,000
Price Realized
$2,100.00

Lot #972
RUSSIA
1858 30k carmine & green, very thin paper, numeral dot cancel, nice colors, reperforated, fine appearance, signed Diena, etc., with Raybaudi certificate,
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Catalog #4
Catalog Value $2,500
Price Realized
$500.00

Lot #973
RUSSIA
1883 Imperial Arms and Posthorns, horizontally laid paper, 1k-70k, also 2k dark green, all in blocks of four, l.h. at top, bottom pairs n.h., fresh, fine-v.f. (catalogued as singles)
Box */**
Catalog #31-38
Catalog Value $1,863
Unsold
Lot #974
RUSSIA
1884 Imperial Eagle and Posthorns, 14k blue & rose, horizontally laid paper, center inverted, clear Tarasha (8 May 1891) cds, beautiful color and fresh, fine example of this rare center inverted, ex-Mertens and Faberge collections, with red "Faberge" handstamp, also signed Buhler, etc., with 2013 Hovest certificate,
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Catalog #36b
Catalog Value $6,250
Price Realized
$2,900.00

Lot #975
RUSSIA
1889 Imperial Arms and Posthorns with Thunderbolts, horizontally laid paper, 1k-1r blocks of four, l.h. at top, bottom pairs n.h., fresh, fine-v.f. (catalogued as singles)
Box */**
Catalog #41-45
Catalog Value $896
Price Realized
$325.00

Lot #976
RUSSIA
1889-92 Imperial Arms and Posthorns with Thunderbolts, horizontally laid paper, 1k-7r blocks of four, l.h. at top, bottom pairs n.h., fresh, fine-v.f. (catalogued as singles)
Box */**
Catalog #46-54
Catalog Value $2,814
Unsold
Lot #977
RUSSIA
1916 1k brown orange, 2k yellow green, Currency Stamps Without Surcharge, sheets of 100, folded between stamps, n.h., fine-v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #114-115
Catalog Value $10,250
Price Realized
$1,800.00

Lot #978
RUSSIA
1922 20r on 15k red brown & blue, imperforate single, h.r., v.f., handstamped initials on back, with 2013 Buchsbayew certificate,
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Catalog #224
Catalog Value $9,500
Price Realized
$2,300.00

Lot #979
RUSSIA
1923 (17 Oct) registered cover from Moscow to New York, franked on both sides with RSFSR and Soviet (6k blue) adhesives, 1922 rubles, 1923 rubles and gold kopecks, with arrival pmks, detailed description (ex-Taylor) enclosed. A rare mixed RSFSR/Soviet Union combination cover
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #980
RUSSIA
1924 15k lemon, used, seven copies, various pmks, well centered, mostly v.f., with Raybaudi and Diena certificates,
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Catalog #287
Catalog Value $1,470
Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #981
RUSSIA
1930-32 four different essays by a Russian artist Tyrs, v.f. and interesting group
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Unsold
Lot #982
RUSSIA
1932 Moscow Philatelic Exhibition souvenir sheet of four, unused with original gum, minor natural inclusions, v.f., signed Mikulski, with his 1982 certificate. A very rare sheet, only a small part of the 475 printed were gummed (destined for foreign dignitaries) (Zagorsky 1,850,000r $28,953 for unused without gum)
Box *
Catalog #485-86var
Catalog Value $19,500
Price Realized
$11,000.00

Lot #983
RUSSIA
1936-39 selection of five covers franked with Regular Issues and commemoratives, one used in combination with Tanna Touva 5k triangle, with additional franking to USA where it was charged 2c Postage Due, also Pushkin souvenir sheet on registered cover from Leningrad to USA, 15k "Uzbeks" on American Embassy corner cachet cover, canceled in Washington, fine-v.f.
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #984
RUSSIA
1958 Russian Industry, 40k Voroshilovgrad, n.h., v.f. This stamp was never issued because on March 5, 1958, the city's name reverted to its original name of Lugansk (Zagorsky 2161 unissued)
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Price Realized
$260.00

Lot #985
RUSSIA
1958 Russian Industry, 40k Voroshilovgrad, vertical pair, n.h., v.f. This stamp was never issued because on March 5, 1958, the city's name reverted to its original name of Lugansk (Zagorsky 2161 unissued)
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Price Realized
$550.00

Lot #986
RUSSIA
1961-65 Cosmonauts autographed, four signed photo-maximum cards, two different of Yuri Gagarin, each with stamp issued in his honor, canceled "Day of the Cosmonauts", one of Valentina Tereshkova, with stamp issued in her honor, also Alexei Leonov, with DDR stamp canceled in 1965, Cosmos Club cachet on back, fine-v.f.
Envelope
Price Realized
$290.00

Lot #987
RUSSIA
1977 Brezhnev, Leonid (1906-1982) signed cover (18.V.77) as Secretary General of Communist Party, some staining on reverse, otherwise fine, scarce
Envelope
Unsold
Lot #988
RUSSIA
2001 State Emblems, Arms and Anthem, three specially prepared, limited edition booklets, white, red and blue binding, n.h., v.f.,
Booklet
Catalog #6638a,b,6639a
Catalog Value $2,600
Price Realized
$300.00

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