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Lot #3195

RUSSIA

1832 FL from St. Petersburg, sent via Memel to Bordeaux where it was disinfected, with slits, also boxed "Prusse par Forbach" and accountancy mark, address somewhat smeared, otherwise fine, with arrival pmk
Envelope

$170.00

Approx: £130.81 €151.17
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Minimum $180.00

Lot #3196

RUSSIA

1849 (16 July) small FL from St. Petersburg to France, attractive illustrated stationery sheet, with boxed two line departure datestamp, sent to Nice, taxed 20 (decimes), with red "T.A.3" and "12 Ago" arrival hs, v.f.
Envelope

$170.00

Approx: £130.81 €151.17
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Minimum $180.00

Lot #3197

RUSSIA

1857 10k brown & blue, canceled by pen cross and red postmark, minor surface rubbing, otherwise v.f.
O
Catalog #1

$140.00

Approx: £107.73 €124.49
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Minimum $150.00

Lot #3198

RUSSIA

1857 10k brown & blue, margins all around, beautiful colors, tied by oval "Walk" departure pmk on FL to Riga, with additional "Walk.Lif. 18" (Walk, Lifland province, plus first two year numerals) plus "Polucheno 19 May, 1858" arrival pmks on back, addressee's name and address obliterated by pen, v.f., signed Diena
Envelope
Catalog #1

$4,500.00

Approx: £3,462.62 €4,001.60
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Minimum $4,750.00

Lot #3199

RUSSIA

1858 20k blue & orange, unused (regummed), beautiful fresh colors, thin paper, intact perforations, fine example of this scarce unused stamp,
(*)
Catalog #3
Catalog Value $4,250

$1,400.00

Approx: £1,077.26 €1,244.94
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Minimum $1,500.00

Lot #3200

RUSSIA

1861 (16 Dec) cover to St. Petersburg, franked with 10k brown & blue (perf. 12 1/2), tied by "603" numeral cancel in rectangle of dots, with corresponding "Myshkin" departure and arrival pmks on back, intact wax seal, fine and very rare usage from Myshkin (Yaroslavl oblast)
Envelope

$450.00

Approx: £346.26 €400.16
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Minimum $475.00

Lot #3201

RUSSIA

1866 20k and 30k vertically laid paper, used in 1872 on registered cover from Odessa to Vienna, oval "Frankirovano" in violet, four intact wax seals of the German Consulate in Odessa, 29 May departure and Vienna arrival pmks on back, filing fold and minor staple rust away from the stamps, fine example of quadruple weight, registered letter rate to Austria (40k+10k), with 1993 Mikulski certificate
Envelope
Catalog #24a,25a

$1,100.00

Approx: £846.42 €978.17
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Minimum $1,200.00

Lot #3202

RUSSIA

1871 (25 Sep) cover from Odessa to Switzerland, franked with 1k, 5k and 10k (all horizontally laid paper), tied by cds, with crayon due markings and transit pmks of Wien, Chur and St.Gallen on back, fine cover, signed Mikulski
Envelope

$140.00

Approx: £107.73 €124.49
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Minimum $150.00

Lot #3203

RUSSIA

1875 (7 Jan) cover from Simbirsk to Bulle, Switzerland, franked with 1k (vertically laid), 3k (unwatermarked) and 10k (horizontally laid), sent via Moscow, with transit and arrival pmks on back, fresh, v.f. mixed issues, three-color franking, signed Mikulski
Envelope

$230.00

Approx: £176.98 €204.53
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Minimum $240.00

Lot #3204

RUSSIA

1875 2k-20k, blocks of four, first one h.r., others n.h. and post office fresh, v.f. (catalogued as singles)
Box **
Catalog #26-30
Catalog Value $2,060

$1,100.00

Approx: £846.42 €978.17
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Minimum $1,200.00

Lot #3205

RUSSIA

1875 7k, 8k, 10k and 20k, four different vertical gutter blocks of four, n.h. and post office fresh, fine-v.f. and beautiful group (catalogued as singles, without premium for gutter pairs or blocks)
Box **
Catalog #27-30
Catalog Value $1,960

$900.00

Approx: £692.52 €800.32
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Minimum $950.00

Lot #3206

RUSSIA

1875 8k gray & rose, imperforate single, Riga cds, large margins all around, good colors, some creases and thinned, otherwise fine, signed Roger Calves, etc. A rare stamp, one of only five known imperforate examples,
O
Catalog #28b
Catalog Value $22,500

$4,500.00

Approx: £3,462.62 €4,001.60
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Minimum $4,750.00

Lot #3207

RUSSIA

1884 3.50r gray, horizontally (instead of vertically) laid paper, used, cancelled 1885, well centered but with usual faults (high value stamps were usually affixed to parcels and carelessly removed, becoming damaged in the process), fine appearance, extremely rare, with certificate,
O
Catalog #39a
Catalog Value $15,000

$7,000.00

Approx: £5,386.29 €6,224.72
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Minimum $7,500.00

Lot #3208

RUSSIA

1889 1k-3.50r (horizontally laid paper, posthorns with thunderbolts), 13 different blocks of four (except 1r two horizontal pairs, one stamp defective), l.h. or n.h. (1r and 3.50r n.h.), fine-v.f.
Box */**
Catalog #41-53

$900.00

Approx: £692.52 €800.32
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Minimum $950.00

Lot #3209

RUSSIA

1893 (11 Jan) 7k stationery entire, additionally franked on front with 7k blue and on reverse with 1k yellow and 4k red (another stamp missing), registered from Revel (now Tallinn, Estonia) to Montevideo, Uruguay, fine, with arrival pmk, scarce destination
Envelope

$240.00

Approx: £184.67 €213.42
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Minimum $250.00

Lot #3210

RUSSIA

1909 10k dark blue, vertical pair, printed on both sides, v.f. and extremely rare variety
*
Catalog #79var

$1,400.00

Approx: £1,077.26 €1,244.94
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Minimum $1,500.00

Lot #3211

RUSSIA

1913 Romanov Centenary Issue, 5r Nicholas II, horizontal pair, also 3r single, used with 14x35k, 10k, 2x1r and 5x7r Arms, also 10k/7k surcharge on both sides of a dispatch card for parcel valued at 90 rubles, from Harbin to Baku, with dispatch pmks and registration label. The charge of 7r, as indicated by crayon at bottom of the form, was paid by the pair of 1r, 14x35k and 10k. The additional charge of 48 rubles and 10k was actually made in Baku, where the additional stamps (5x7r, 3r, 2x5r and 10/7k) were added and cancelled (13 Feb 17), fine and spectacular usage from the Russian Post Office in Harbin (Manchuria) to Baku
Envelope

$2,800.00

Approx: £2,154.52 €2,489.89
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Minimum $2,900.00

Lot #3212

RUSSIA

1913 Romanov Tercentenary, 5r black brown (Nicholas II), horizontal block of eight, n.h., couple of natural inclusions on gum, v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #104
Catalog Value $640

$290.00

Approx: £223.15 €257.88
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Minimum $300.00

Lot #3213

RUSSIA

1916 (10 June) cover franked with three uncanceled Romanov stamps sent to Amsterdam, opened by censor and backstamped, with return address showing that this cover was sent by a member of Belgian Armored squadron (Division Belge) serving with the Russian army, v.f. and rare
Envelope

$180.00

Approx: £138.50 €160.06
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Minimum $190.00

Lot #3214

RUSSIA

1916 Romanov "money" stamps, 2k unoverprinted with coat of arms on reverse, two sheets of 100, n.h. and post office fresh, v.f.,
Box **
Catalog #115
Catalog Value $7,000

$1,800.00

Approx: £1,385.05 €1,600.64
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Minimum $1,900.00

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