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Lot #2011
RUSSIA
1783-1857 St. Petersburg, selection of seven stampless letters, including "St.Petersbovrg" (1783 and 1791 letters to Gand and to Celle, with Trevor Pateman descriptions, the latter signed Mikulski), others with different markings in red and black, fine-v.f.
Envelope
$700.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #2012
RUSSIA
1857 10k brown & blue, thin paper, with full offset of the blue center on reverse, used, large margins all around, v.f.,
O
Catalog #1
Catalog Value $950
$450.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #2013
RUSSIA
1857 10k brown & blue, thin paper, Odessa border postmark, large margins all around, v.f., signed Diena,
O
Catalog #1
Catalog Value $950
$450.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #2014
RUSSIA
1857 20k blue & orange, thin paper, numeral dot cancel, perfectly centered and fresh, v.f., signed Richter,
O
Catalog #3
Catalog Value $1,700
$500.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #2015
RUSSIA
1858 30k carmine & green, perf. 12, used in 1865 on cover from St. Petersburg to Narwa, red oval departure and Narwa arrival on front, "Banque Privee de Commerce St. Petersburg" handstamp, filing fold away from the stamp, which is fine aside from the rounded lower right corner, fine usage,
Envelope
Catalog #10
Catalog Value $1,250
$280.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #2016
RUSSIA
1858 1k, 3k (2) and 30k perf. 12, all tied by "49" in circles of dots on cover from Tiflis, via St. Petersburg to Libourne, France, paying 37k, with French entry pmk applied to the 1k adhesive, framed "Aus Russland" and red "PD" handstamps, Tiflis departure pmk on back, with 1864 Paris transit and Libourne (24 Oct) arrival, overall toning, scarce and colorful usage of the perf.12 adhesives, ex-Liphschutz, Bianchi collections
Envelope
Catalog #5,6,10
$450.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #2017
RUSSIA
1861 (8 July) FL franked with 10k brown & blue, perf. 12, tied by "497" in rectangle of dots, with Nakhichevan (now Azeri enclave) 8 July 1861 departure pmk on back, addressed to Nucha, fine and rare
Envelope
$260.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #2018
RUSSIA
1870 cover (opened for display), franked with 10k brown & blue, tied by "493" in rectangle of dots, used from Aleksandropol (Armenia) to Moscow, with departure and arrival pmks on back
Envelope
$220.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #2019
RUSSIA
1870 (7 Mar) small cover franked with strip of 4x1k yellow & black, single 5k gray lilac and 10k brown & blue (all horizontally laid paper), tied by "SPB" in ovals of dots of St. Petersburg, addressed to Geneva, with additional red departure pmk, red wax seal, fine and attractive cover paying 19k to Switzerland
Envelope
$230.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #2020
RUSSIA
1870-71 cover and FL, one from Odessa to Austria, franked with 1k, 3k and 20k, with departure, French Entry marking and Wien arrival pmks on back; the other from Moscow to Amsterdam, with 3k ("V" in background error), 5k and 10k, showing red Aus Russian "Franco" and additional markings on back, side-flaps missing, otherwise fine-v.f.
Envelope
$230.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #2021
RUSSIA
1873 (2 Aug) FL from St. Petersburg to Paris, franked with 2x20k blue orange & blue (horizontally laid paper), tied by cds, with blue French entry pmk alongside, red and black departure markings on back, filing fold away from the stamps, fine cover
Envelope
$140.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #2022
RUSSIA
1875 (15 Feb) Finnish 8p stationery postcard addressed to St. Petersburg, framed "Bezplat." ("Free") in red, clear arrival pmk, fine and interesting text regarding missing payment, etc., unusual item
Envelope
$160.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #2023
RUSSIA
1903 registered cover from Vesyolaya Lopan to Switzerland, franked on back with 1k, 3x3k and 2x7k, paying 21k and tied by cds, with registry label "Vesyolaya Lopan" Railroad Registry label, Ermatingen arrival, fine usage from a small municipality (a selo) in the Belgorod district
Envelope
$160.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #2024
RUSSIA
1918 3k stationery lettersheet additionally franked with Romanov 4k, 7k and 20k/14k surcharge, all with partial red "Abdication of the Tsar" overprints, registered locally in Ekaterina; also included is a small cover franked with 1k, 5k and 10k Postal Savings stamps, used from Kamenetz Pod. to Vilnius
Envelope
$140.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #2025
RUSSIA
1918 10r scarlet, yellow & gray, imperforate block of four, n.h., v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #135
Catalog Value $400
$140.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #2026
RUSSIA
1918 (23 Oct) registered money envelope used locally in Simferopol, franked on back with vertical pair of 4k and single 70k Arms, containing 2 rubles, with intact (slightly toned) Registry label, possibly the only preserved money letter from Civil War Crimea
Envelope
$230.00
Bidding Closed
Lot #2027
RUSSIA
1924 (7 May) registered cover from Kharkov to Canada, franked with imperf. pair of 20k Lenin Mourning Issue, Type I (narrow frame), three Philatelic Exchange surcharges added on both sides, v.f., with Montreal arrival pmk, rarer usage of Type I imperfs on cover to a foreign destination
Envelope
Catalog #268
$450.00
Bidding Closed

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