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Lot #1159
RUSSIA
1857 10k brown & blue, boxed "KA.PODO" cancel, margins all around, v.f., signed Pfenninger, etc., rare
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Catalog #1
$450.00

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Lot #1160
RUSSIA
1857 10k brown & blue, three singles, one with portion of adjoining stamp at left, but cut in at right, canceled on piece by Odessa datestamp, other canceled "354" (Olgopol) in rectangle of dots; last one with straight line and manuscript cancels, creases and other minor flaws, otherwise fine
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Catalog #1
$450.00

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Lot #1161
RUSSIA
1857 10k brown & blue, canceled by "6" (Narva) in rectangle of dots, also another with boxed "Odessa" datestamps, each with margins all around, minute flaws, fine-v.f.,
O
Catalog #1
Catalog Value $1,700
$350.00

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Lot #1162
RUSSIA
1857 10k brown & blue, large and even margins all around, canceled on piece, fresh and v.f.
O
Catalog #1
$250.00

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Lot #1163
RUSSIA
1857 10k brown & blue, large and even margins all around, fresh color, v.f., signed Matl, with his 1973 certificate
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Catalog #1
$250.00

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Lot #1164
RUSSIA
1858 10k brown & blue, deep intense colors, margins all around, faint town cancel, v.f., signed Brun
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Catalog #1
$230.00

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Lot #1165
RUSSIA
1858 20k blue & orange, unused with original gum, h.r., beautiful and fresh colors, v.f.,
*
Catalog #9
Catalog Value $1,000
$450.00

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Lot #1166
RUSSIA
1917-23 Inflation in Soviet Russia, the award-winning collection formed by Helmuth Hiessbock, seven 12-page frames, written up on 10 1/2 x 11 1/2 Lindner pages, 129 covers, cards, parcel cards, Money Orders and other forms, beginning with a registered cover used 25.10.17 from Petrograd to Tolstye (Tula), correctly franked with 35k, tied by cds, with 27th October arrival, a significant historical item used on the day of the Great October Revolution (on 7 November 1917, Vladimir Lenin led his revolutionaries in a revolt against the ineffective Provisional Government. Russia was still using the Julian Calendar at the time, so period references show a 25 October date. The October revolution ended the phase of the revolution instigated in February, replacing Russia's short-lived provisional parliamentary government with government by Soviets, local councils elected by bodies of workers and peasants), Romanov card and cover with additional franking, Postal Savings stamps and Imperial issues, various rapidly changing postal rates reflecting the political situation, Chainbreakers 35k and 70k, including pane of 70x70k, with additional franking on Postal Money Order, another with 39x35k, with additional stamps on Parcel card, Provisional Local usages on cards, one from "Samytye" to Wyritza, another from "Wosnesenst" to a soldier in the 27th regiment (each with Mikulski certificate), others with local "Ryb" handstamps from Kharkov, registered Money Order from Verny to Khudaber (18x20r overprints), 1922 cover from Rostov-on-Don, with 2t (2000r) green (B30), Inverted overprints on money order, large Tete-beche multiple on parcel card, local covers from Melitopol, Smolensk and Kiev, numerous flight covers and cards, including properly franked usage with first Air Mail overprint (C1), Semi-Postals, with locally used First Day cover franked with silver surcharge (B42 etc., with Mikulski certificate), other flights and fantastic inflation frankings, manuscript postal markings implicating "cash payments" (including one from "Kalys" to Berlin, with "10R" endorsements, stamps not available), 1921 cover from Simferopol to Berlin, franked with 4x50k Postal Savings stamp (largest known franking) many accompanied by certificates (Dr.Ceresa, Mandrovsky, etc.), expertly written-up, with focus on the seven different tariff changes, mixed frankings, domestic and foreign destinations, some Postage Dues, fractional usages, mainly in fine collectable quality, difficult to duplicate, many ex-Liphshutz, Faberge and other prominent philatelists. An excellent gold-medal collection
Envelope
$55,000.00

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Lot #1167
RUSSIA
1917-23 Inflation in Soviet Russia, Postal History, foreign destinations, collection formed by Helmuth Hiessbock, 74+ pages (10 1/2 x 11 1/2 Lindner), with 94 covers, cards, parcel cards, Money Orders and other forms, also additional 70+ covers and cards showing domestic usages with Postal Savings stamps and Imperial issues, fractional usages, various rapidly changing postal rates, numerous flight covers and cards, American Relief Administration cards, one to Messina, Italy, another to New York, Brender correspondence, some with incredible inflation franking, various combinations, Cash Prepayment endorsements on covers, postal savings and other fiscals used as regular postage on mail to USA, Germany, Switzerland, Sweden, Latvia, Bulgaria and others. All well described, several Mikulski and Dr. Ceresa certificates, generally fine-v.f. An excellent addition for an advanced collection or basis for expansion
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$9,000.00

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Lot #1168
RUSSIA
1919 (15 Dec) registered cover from Cholm to Moscow, franked on back with Chainbreakers 35k dark blue, block of ten, used in combination with vertical pairs of Imperial 25k and 50k, tied by cds, with Moscow arrival pmk alongside, fine commercial usage of the first stamps of RSFSR on cover to Moscow
Envelope
$450.00

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Lot #1169
RUSSIA
1922 (15 May) picture postcard impressively franked with nine different RSFSR stamps including Fiscal stamps used as postage, paying 16,404r and sent from Kiev to Moscow, with arrival pmk
Envelope
$230.00

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Lot #1170
RUSSIA
1922 (12 Oct) registered cover from Omsk (opened for display) and franked on both sides with Imperial and RSFSR stamps, paying 135,400r to Germany, with Konigstein arrival pmk
Envelope
$230.00

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Lot #1171
RUSSIA
1922 (11 June) registered cover from Moscow to Kaunas, franked on both sides with RSFSR semi-postals and Imperial stamps, with arrival pmk, some hinge remnants, fine and attractive cover
Envelope
$230.00

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Lot #1172
RUSSIA
1922 (24 Feb) cover from Merv and franked on back with a combination of Imperial 7r and imperf. pair of 1,000r red, tied by Merv Railroad station cds and sent to Baku, with arrival pmk alongside, fine and rare usage, with 2008 Pritula certificate
Envelope
$450.00

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Lot #1173
RUSSIA
1922 (13 Mar) registered cover from Poltava to Kaunas, franked on both sides with RSFSR and Imperial adhesives, fine and impressive cover
Envelope
$230.00

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Lot #1174
RUSSIA
1922 20r on 15k red brown & blue, imperforate single with lithographed surcharge, l.h., v.f., with 2019 Dr.Leupold certificate,
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Catalog #224
Catalog Value $9,500
$1,400.00

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Lot #1175
RUSSIA
1923 (21 Sep) registered cover (opened for display) franked on both sides with stamps of RSFSR and Soviet Union, canceled by oval Moscow Exhibition cancels and flown to Germany, with Hemelingen (24.9.23) arrival pmk, fine and rare combination RSFSR/Soviet Union franking
Envelope
$230.00

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Lot #1176
RUSSIA
1923 (30 May) registered cover franked on both sides and paying 401,129.75r with stamps of RSFSR and Postal Savings stamps, sent from Odessa, via Moscow to Germany, where upon arrival it was stamped "T" and charged "60" postage due to be collected due to confusing nature of the franking, fine and impressive cover
Envelope
$230.00

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Lot #1177
RUSSIA
1928 100th Anniversary of birth of Leo Tolstoy (stamps were never issued), 10k, 14k, 18k (two) and 25k black, perforated photo essays, five different, each mounted on card, four with values confirmed in red ink, two showing corrections in Chinese ink, one of 28k with corner fault, otherwise fine-v.f., probably unique, with 2019 Liapine certificates
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$23,000.00

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Lot #1178
RUSSIA
1932 "Workers For Avtodor", unissued 20k orange, perforated essay in orange brown, affixed on gray card, with red "IIPOEKT 14 December 1931", v.f., extremely rare
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$2,300.00

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Lot #1179
RUSSIA
1933 Nationalities (Russians), 15k orange, perforated trial color proof with trial perforations, tied by red "IIPOEKT 21 June 1933" overprint on presentation card, v.f., rare, with 2019 Liapine certificate
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Catalog #500
$900.00

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Lot #1180
RUSSIA
1933 Nationalities (Bashkirs), 30k six different perforated trial color proofs with trial perforations, tied by red "IIPOEKT" and "10 August 1932" overprint on presentation card, v.f., rare, with 2019 Liapine certificate
P
Catalog #508P
$5,500.00

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Lot #1181
RUSSIA
1939 Lermontov, 15k brown and blue, brown and blue green, perforated trial color proofs, each with trial perforations, the latter with double horizontal perforations at top, both affixed on a single card with red "IIPOEKT 20 October 1939" at bottom, handwritten notations and signature at right, v.f., probably unique, with 2019 Liapine certificate
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Catalog #757P
$2,300.00

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Lot #1182
RUSSIA
1944 "20 Years Without Lenin", the complete set of seven perforated trial color proofs, mounted on two cards, each with red "IIPOEKT 11 Mar 1944" and "19 May 1944" datestamps, with signatures and official handstamps on back, with Liapine certificates
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Catalog #931-37P
$4,500.00

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Lot #1183
RUSSIA
1946 Military Medals (Lenin), 60k dark green, variety background double (!), bottom sheet margin single, n.h., fine, with 2017 D.I.Frenkel certificate (Zagorsky 949var)
**
Catalog #1032var
$450.00

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Lot #1184
RUSSIA
1946 Maxim Gorky, 60k dark green, imperforate sheet margin block of four, n.h., post office fresh, v.f., with 2019 Liapine certificate
Box **
Catalog #1048var
$4,500.00

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Lot #1185
RUSSIA
1958 Mendeleyev Congress, 40k Butlerov and Mendeleyev overprinted in blue and red, each invalidated by pen and mounted on Goznak presentation card, bearing red "15 July 1958 IIpoekt" handstamp at bottom, v.f., with 2019 Liapine certificate
P
$2,300.00

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Lot #1186
RUSSIA
1963 SOVIET COSMONAUTS, group of six black and white photographs (9x12cm) of the Soviet Space program pioneers including Yuri Gagarin, Herman Titov, Nikolayev, Popovich, Bykovsky and Valentina Tereshkova, each signed by the respective cosmonaut, v.f.
Envelope
$450.00

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Lot #1187
RUSSIA
1963 TERESHKOVA, Valentina (Vostok 6, 1963), signed black and white photo of the first woman in space, in uniform, v.f.
Envelope
$180.00

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