U.S. & Worldwide Stamps & Postal History
November 10-11, 2020

Welcome to our November 10-11, 2020 Auction which will be held simultaneously via CherrystoneLIVE and Stamp Auction Network (SAN). This sale contains 1,091 lots of Rare Stamps and Postal History of the World, with United States and European countries, including Austria, France and Colonies, Germany, Italy, with specialized selection of Fezzan, Poland, Russia, with Postal History and Russia used in Asia, Vatican City errors & varieties, plus many others. Great Britain and British Commonwealth are well represented, covering all Reigns with many high values and sets from Aden to Zanzibar. This auction concludes with a strong selection of 167 large lots and collections ranging from single country albums to specialized collections, including United States Plate Blocks, British Commonwealth George VI and multi-carton worldwide properties and cover lots.

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Lot #2945
RUSSIA Russia Used in Asia
1854 10k stationery entire envelope with indicia on back, canceled by pen and sent from Kyakhta to St. Petersburg, with framed "Kyakhta 16 Nov 1854" departure and "Polucheno 20 Dec" St. Petersburg arrival pmks on back. This cover is described in Thilingirian "Stamps of the Russian Empire Used Abroad", on page 567 (at the time "earliest item reported so far from Kyakhta"), sent by a Russian trader residing in Kyakhta to an instructor at the St. Anna School which educated many prominent Russians, including Faberge (Kyakhta is a town located on the Kyakhta River near the Mongolia-Russia border. The town stands directly opposite the Mongolian border town of Altanbulag). A wonderful rarity, one of only five (!) recorded postal items from Kyachta
Envelope
Price Realized
$10,500.00

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