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 #2954
RUSSIA Russia Used in Asia
1900 (11 July) 3k stationery card uprated with 1k orange, sent from Bayan-Aul (Semipalatinsk Territory) to London, postmarked in BayanAul, with transit markings of Pavlodar (12.7) and Moscow (22.7 and 24.7), arriving in London on 9th August, 1900. A fine card, sent by Heyman Orkin (1872-1945), a Russian-born Englishman in the mining business. The message reads "Arrived today from Pavlodar and am leaving at once further south. I have still 90 miles to my place of destination. On my way I have visited many copper and silver mines and have already a very clear idea about ores and mining in this place. Everything speaks most favorably" (Bayanaul, Pavlodar Province is a village in Pavlodar Region, Kazakhstan)
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Price Realized
$150.00

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