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 #2957
RUSSIA Russia Used in Asia
1902 (9 Dec) registered legal-size cover (opened for display), franked on back with 8 each of 3k and 7k, sent from Kayagent station (Vladikavkaz-Baku rail line) to London, postmarked at "St. Kayagent", with red oval (29.12.02) London arrival datestamp. Postage was 80 kopecks (7x10k for weight and 10k for registration). This is the earliest known mail from Kayagent station, where postal operations began in October 1902. Sent to G. S. Howell, secretary of the board of directors of the Anglo-Russian Petroleum Co., which was drilling for oil near Kayagent
Envelope
Price Realized
$260.00

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