Lots 1114 - 1300, Catalogue of Auction #28 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
1114  4-5

Catalogue numbers in this section are taken from Catalogue of the Russian Rural Postage Stamps edited in Moscow in 1925 by F. Chuchin

Ardatov

1880, 3k blue, and 5k red, last one with slight thin on the bottom margin, and pen notation on gum side, otherwise very fresh, full OG, hinged, VF
150.00
1115    8
1885, registered cover from Vladimir Govt. to Ardatov zemstvo, franked with Imperial 14k blue and red, and upon arrival to Ardatov uprated with 3k bluish green, paid for local delivery, all appropriate markings, VF
250.00
1116  10
1887, 3k olive green, nicely cancelled with zemstvo ds, slightly toned paper, fresh, VF
100.00
1117    18
1898, combination franking cover from Russian Post Office at Mount Athos to Ardatov zemstvo, franked with Russian Levant 10k green and red, upon arrival to Ardatov uprated with 3k blue, paid for local delivery, returned to sender, all appropriate markings, VF and extremely rare
1500.00
1118  2

Arzamas

1874, 5k indigo, printed on thickened (0.09mm) paper, full OG, previously hinged, VF
100.00
1119  3
1876, 5k indigo, fresh, full OG, hinged, VF, ex-Faberge
150.00
1120  2

Berdyansk

1882, 10k green, blue and black, minor thin from hinge removal at the top margin, large part of OG, VF and quite scarce
250.00
1121  Schmidt #26

Bielozersk

1881, 2k gray, printed on white paper, size 21.5x22mm, large part of OG, VF
100.00
1122 (*)   26
1882, 2k gray, block of 4, all different types of stamps, two bottom stamps has "2" with extra curls, fresh, unused, no gum, VF
150.00
1123    Schmidt #3

Bogorodsk

1869, complete entire stationery wrapper 5k blue, size 452x32mm, extremely fresh, unused, VF
300.00
1124    50
1890, entire wrapper with pre-printed advertisement, addressed to Bogorodsk zemstvo, franked on reverse by two Imperial 2k green, and upon arrival to Bogorodsk uprated with 1k red violet, VF and scarce
500.00
1125    60
1891, cover from Moscow to Bogorodsk zemstvo, franked by Imperial 7k blue, upon arrival to Bogorodsk uprated with 5k red, paid for local delivery, all appropriate markings, VF
250.00
1126  1

Boguchary

1871, handstamp 5k black, printed on rough paper, minor thin, large part of OG, VF appearance
150.00
1127 */U   3, 6, var

Borisoglebsk

1877, 3k blue, three stamps printed on thick paper, colors: blue, sky blue, and bright sky blue, last one with faults, pen cancelled, has rank "RR" by Schmidt, others are fresh, unused, VF
600.00
1128 (*)   1 var

Borovichy

1869, 5k black and rose, rose color is strongly shifted to the left, very fresh, unused, no gum, VF
100.00
1129  7 var
1878, 3k black and green, green color is printed twice, full OG, LH, VF and rare, this variety is listed but has no price in Schmidt Cat., ex-Baughman
500.00
1130  3

Cherdyn

1890, two imperforated proofs of 2k rose carmine, printed on thin bluish or thick pinkish paper, no gum as issued or full OG, VF
100.00
1131    13
1895, 3k blue used on local zemstvo cover, addressed to Cherdyn, tied with blue straight line cancellation, wax seals, VF
250.00
1132  1

Cherkassy

1879, 5k black, printed on blue paper, full OG, VLH, F/VF
150.00
1133 (*)   8

Chern

1869-71, 3k black, printed on wide quadrille paper, fresh, unused, no gum, VF, Schmidt #10, rank "R"
250.00
1134  Schmidt #15
1869-71, 3k black, printed on narrow quadrille paper, fresh, full OG, hinged, VF
100.00
1135 **   

Danilov (Yaroslavl Govt.) Zemstvo Medicine stamp

1890's, 5k violet, horizontal pair, right stamp has conjoint letters "i" and "l" in "Danilovskogo", no gum as issued, VF
200.00
1136 **/*   1, 1a

Demyansk

1868, 3k black, printed on blue colored paper, two blocks of 4, rouletted and imperforated, full OG, NH or LH, VF
200.00
1137 **/*   1b
1868, 3k black, printed on blue colored paper, block of 4 containing two vertical tete-beche pairs, full OG, NH or LH (1), VF and rare
2500.00
1138  1-2

Donez

1879, 1/2k brown and 5k gray blue, complete set of 2, last one with tiny thin spot at the top right corner, otherwise very fresh, full OG, hinged, VF
150.00
1139  2, 2 var

Dukhovstschina

1874, 3k black, printed on blue paper, two copies of different types of the top inscription, full OG, LH or hinged, VF
250.00
1140  4, 4 var
1874, 6k black, printed on lilac paper, two different types of the top inscription, one of which without a dot after "Pochta" variety, full OG, hinged, VF
200.00
1141  8b
1879, 6k black, printed on lilac rose paper, manuscript cancellation, fresh, VF, Chuchin rank "R"
250.00
1142  9-10
1880, 3k and 5k, complete set of 2, full OG, hinged, VF
100.00
1143  1b

Gadiach

1884, 3k dark green and carmine, nice margins, enlarged at the bottom, very fresh, neatly cancelled, VF, Chuchin rank "R", ex-Faberge
200.00
1144  3-4
1886, 3k and 6k, complete set of 2, fresh, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
1145    7
1888, 3k rose and ultra, used on local zemstvo cover addressed to Gadiach, manuscript and greenish blue zemstvo ds, VF, ex-Faberge
250.00
1146    18
1890, 3k red and blue, used on local cover addressed to zemstvo administration, violet zemstvo ds, VF, ex-Faberge
250.00
1147    19
1890, 3k red and blue, used on local cover addressed to zemstvo administration, greenish blue zemstvo ds, VF, ex-Faberge
250.00
1148    20
1891, 3k olive brown, horizontal pair used on local cover addressed to zemstvo administration, manuscript and black zemstvo ds, VF, ex-Faberge
250.00
1149    22
1891, 3k lilac and yellow, used on local cover addressed to zemstvo administration, blue zemstvo ds, VF, ex-Faberge
250.00
1150 (*)   30a
1904, 3k bluish green and red, misperforated bottom right sheet margin block of 6 (2x3), top left stamp has slight thin, very fresh, unused, no gum, VF, each perforated stamp has rank "R" in Schmidt Cat., ex-Lentz, Faberge
500.00
1151    44a
1899, 3k yellow rose and rose, perforated copy, used on local cover addressed to zemstvo administration, manuscript and violet zemstvo ds, slightly toned paper, otherwise VF
200.00
1152 (*)   3

Gdov

1875, 2k light blue, usual rough perforation, fresh, unused, no gum, F/VF, Chuchin and Schmidt Cat. rank "R"
300.00
1153  5
1882, 2k slate blue, fresh and choice, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF
100.00
1154    12d

Glazov

1906, 2k dark blue, used on local cover addressed to zemstvo court, violet zemstvo ds, wax seal, VF
150.00
1155  1 var

Griazovets

1873, the First issue, 2k lilac blue, shade variety, clear printing on thickened (0.09mm) paper, full OG, LH, VF and extremely rare, ex-Faberge and according to his note this stamp is a great rarity
1000.00
1156  3 var
1875, 2k slate blue, double impression of handstamp, fresh, unused, no gum, VF
100.00
1157  3 var
1875 (?), 2k pale olive brown, unrecorded color variety, slight vertical crease, otherwise fresh, without any traces of fading, full OG, hinged, VF and rare, ex-Faberge, according to his note the stamp has rank "RRR"
2000.00
1158  10a
1887, 4k ultra, printed on grayish paper, horizontal tete-beche pair, usual uneven gum, previously hinged, VF
100.00
1159 **/*   2a

Irbit

1880, 2k black, printed on lilac paper, tete-beche block of 4, one stamp has error inscription "Irvitskoy", filling vertical crease is affected one pair, fresh, no gum as issued, VF, ex-Faberge, K.Hellman certificate
150.00
1160 **   4a
1880, 8k black, printed on yellow paper, tete-beche block of 4, fresh, no gum as issued, VF
150.00
1161 (*)   5

Kadnikov

1879, 3k green, slight thin at the bottom right corner, otherwise fresh, unused, no gum, VF appearance
250.00
1162 (*)   3

Kassimov

1870, 3k black, nice margins, fresh, unused, no gum, VF
250.00
1163 (*)   1 var

Kharkov

1870, 5k matt red, double boxed control marking, fresh, unused, no gum, F/VF and scarce
250.00
1164  12b
1892, 5k blue, no space between stamps, full OG, LH, VF, Schmidt #25, rank "R"
100.00
1165    12b
1892, combination franking cover from Mount Athos to Kharkov zemstvo via Odessa, franked with Russian Levant 10k pale red and green, upon arrival to Kharkov uprated with 5k blue, with narrow margins, paid for local delivery, all appropriate markings, mostly VF
600.00
1166  1

Kherson

1867, 10k orange, pen cross cancellation, nice margins all around, small thin, VF appearance, Chuchin rank "R"
200.00
1167  11

Kirillov

1902, 2k dark blue and red, printed on ordinary (0.08mm) paper, full OG, hinged, VF, Chuchin Cat. rank "R"
300.00
1168  Schmidt #11
1903, 2k indigo and brick red, side margin strip of 5, fresh, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Chuchin C.v. 50rub
600.00
1169  Schmidt #11 var

Kobelaky

1906, 1k lemon yellow, type I, sheet margin imperforated copy, full OG, hinged, VF and scarce
150.00
1170 **   11d
1907, 3k lilac rose, margin "block of 9" (five stamps at the top and four at the bottom), small black ink spot on the face of one stamp, otherwise very fresh, NH, VF, the UNIQUE block of nine, of eleven recorded mint stamps, Schmidt #16, rank "RR" for each stamp, ex-Faberge
10000.00
1171 **/*   12-14

Kolomna

1889, 1k-3k blue, two se-tenant blocks of 4, first one has three stamps of 2k, and one stamp of 3k at the top right; the other one has three stamps of 1k, and one stamp of 2k at the top right, full OG, NH (2) or LH, VF, ex-Herrick, Faberge
500.00
1172 **/*   18-20
1890, 1k-2k, 2k-3k, two blocks of 4, each containing two vertical se-tenant pairs, block of se-tenants of 2k-3k have bottom left stamp with a blue spot on "ch" in "Pochty" var, very fresh, part of OG (first block) or full OG, NH (3) or LH, VF
200.00
1173  1-4

Konstantinograd

1912, 1k-10k, complete set of 4, the high value with minor thin, otherwise fresh, full OG, hinged, VF
100.00
1174  3

Kotelnich

1870, 3k black, printed on orange paper, counterfoil is attached, fresh, full OG, LH, VF, Schmidt Cat. #3, rank "R"
300.00
1175  7-9
1871-74, three stamps of 3k, various colors, two complete issues by Chuchin Cat., fresh, no gum as issued, F/VF
120.00
1176  10-14
1875, complete set of five stamps of 3k, various colors, fresh, no gum as issued, VF
150.00
1177    19
1899, 5k blue, perforated copy, used on local cover addressed to zemstvo administration, cancelled by violet zemstvo seal, two filling vertical folds away from the stamp, mostly VF
150.00
1178    28
1917, Imperial postal stationery card 3k red, uprated by Imperial 1k orange and Kotelnich zemstvo 2k pale brown, sent from Okatyevo volost to Switzerland, blue crayon cancels, two censorship markings, VF and extremely rare mailing
500.00
1179  30
1916, violet handstamp (6mm) 5(k) on 2k pale brown, full OG, LH, F/VF, Schmidt Cat. #31
100.00
1180  1

Kozelets

1867, 3k brown bronze, very fresh with large balanced margins, full OG, LH, VF and one of the best preserved copies
400.00
1181  8

Kremenchug

1887, 3k olive brown, without a dot on a shield, nice margins all around, choice copy, full OG, LH, VF
150.00
1182  16
1890, 3k yellow brown, printed on thick (0.12mm) paper, nice margins all around, fresh copy, full OG, hinged, VF, Chuchin Cat. rank "R"
500.00
1183  24
1902, 3k black, lilac rose and blue, perforation 11 1/2, fresh, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
1184  1, 1a

Livny

1869, 3k black, two copies, printed on dark red or dark cherry red colored paper, full OG, hinged, VF
200.00
1185  2a

Lubny

1881, no value indicated, dark brown, printed on smooth paper, creased, part of OG, F/VF appearance, Schmidt Cat. #4, rank "R"
250.00
1186 */(*)   2-5

Luga

1870-76, 5k, complete set of 4, different shades of blue color, one stamp has small thin, fresh, full OG or unused (1), hinged, F/VF
150.00
1187  6
1877, 5k milk blue, the first printing, red oval zemstvo cancellation, pinhole, otherwise very fresh and VF, according to Schmidt Cat. only four copies recorded, rank "RRR", T. Page's opinion
1500.00
1188  4

Melitopol

1871, 3k blue, right sheet margin copy, full OG, previously hinged, VF
75.00
1189  7
1877, 3k blue, rouletted, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Schmidt Cat. #9
50.00
1190 */(*)   4-5, 7

Morshansk

1880, 5k multicolored, set of three stamps, full OG (1) or unused, no gum, F/VF
150.00
1191    
1897, registered cover from Morshansk zemstvo to Tambov Govt., franked by a pair of Imperial 7k blue on reverse, blue Morshansk zemstvo ds, postmarked on arrival, archival pinholes on the left, otherwise, VF
100.00
1192 **/*   10

Nolinsk

1911, 2k dark blue green, "block of 70" (6x11 and 4 at the top) attached on the page from the Faberge Collection with his personal notes, large part of OG, with many NH stamps, VF, the largest known multiple
20000.00
1193  2

Novgorod

1870, 5k black, printed on lilac paper, pen notation on reverse, full OG, hinged, VF
100.00
1194  6
1878, 5k black, printed on lilac rose paper, left sheet margin copy, fresh, full OG, hinged, VF and scarce, Schmidt #6, rank "R" in Chuchin Cat.
400.00
1195  9
1880, 5k black, printed on lilac paper, fresh, part of OG, VF, Schmidt Cat. #8, rank "R"
200.00
1196  1 var

Novorzhev

1891, 5k violet, horizontal white line across the design, light vertical crease, otherwise fresh, large part of OG, hinged, VF
150.00
1197  2 var

Odessa

1878, 5k lilac red, black and gray, double impression of gray background, minor perforation irregularities at the top, full OG, hinged, F/VF
300.00
1198 **   2 var
1878, 5k lilac red, black and gray, double impression of lilac red center, horizontal pair imperforated at the bottom and on the right, full OG, NH, F/VF
300.00
1199 (*)   5 var

Orgheev

1878, 3k black, printed on paper with horizontal pale brown network, color variety, tiny facial scratch at the bottom, otherwise fresh, unused, no gum, F/VF
200.00
1200    17
1887, 3k red, horizontal pair used on local cover addressed to Orgheev zemstvo administration, cancelled by violet six-pointed star seal, zemstvo ds is alongside, VF
200.00
1201    

Orel

1892, stationery envelope 7k blue, sent from Orel to Kharkov, seven-lines cachet reads: "Orlovskaia Gubernskaia Zemskaia Uprava. Sel'sko-Khoziaystvennyi Otdel",postmarked on arrival, VF
100.00
1202    Schmidt #4

Osa

1891, bisect of 4k yellow, brown and pale brown, addressed to zemstvo administration, cancelled with violet oval Osa zemstvo ds, a part of wax seal, VF
400.00
1203    Schmidt #6, 12
1892, two stamps used on cover addressed to zemstvo administration, both cancelled with violet oval Osa zemstvo ds, a part of wax seal on reverse, VF
250.00
1204    Schmidt #29-30
1899, two stamps of 2k green, used on cover addressed to zemstvo administration, cancelled with violet oval Osa zemstvo ds, the cover is reduced on the left for 10mm, slight folds away from the stamps, mostly VF
200.00
1205 **   5a

Ostashkov

1906, 3k black, printed on rose paper, bottom sheet margin imperforated block of 4, full OG, NH, VF
 
75.00
1206 (*)   Schmidt #5

Pereslav

1879, 3k dark blue and red, unusual balanced margins, fresh, unused, no gum, VF
100.00
1207 (*)   Schmidt #7
1879-81, 3k dark blue and lilac carmine, vertical strip of 4, light horizontal crease is affecting one stamp, fresh, unused, no gum, VF
150.00
1208  5-6

Perm

1892, two stamps, 5k blue and 5k lilac red, printed on thin paper, very fresh, first one is unused, no gum, the other has full OG, LH, VF
100.00
1209 (*)   1

Piriatin

1868, 3k black, printed on orange paper, light filling crease is mentioned for accuracy only, very fresh, unused, no gum, VF
200.00
1210  1

Podolsk

1871, 5k bluish green, full OG, lightly mounted on a piece from the Faberge Collection, VF, "Ferrary-Faberge" hs on reverse
 
60.00
1211    5
1881, 5k yellow green, used on a postal notice from Podolsk to a volost, pen cross cancel, zemstvo black negative seal on reverse, usual archival holes, VF
100.00
1212 (*)   Schmidt #9
1882, 5k green, fresh, unused, no gum, F/VF, Schmidt Cat. rank "R"
100.00
1213  1-4

Poltava

1903, 1k-10k, complete set of 4, stamp of 3k with tiny thin, very fresh and choice, full OG, hinged, VF
150.00
1214    10
1911, 6k brown lilac, used on registered cover from Vasilyevka volost to zemstvo administration, cancelled with volost violet seal, red oval Poltava zemstvo ds, VF, ex-Faberge
300.00
1215    10
1911, 6k brown lilac, used on registered cover from Bairak volost to zemstvo administration, cancelled with volost violet seal, straight line ds, VF, ex-Faberge
300.00
1216    10
1912, 6k brown lilac, used on registered cover from Yelisavetino volost to zemstvo administration, cancelled with volost violet seal, red Poltava zemstvo ds, light vertical fold, still VF, ex-Faberge
250.00
1217 **   25-31
1909, Jubilee issue, 1k-15k, complete set of 7, sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
1218 **   25
1909, 1k orange and blue, complete sheet of 30 stamps (3x10), including ten stamps with inverted "3" instead of "2" in "27", bottom margin is missing, two creased stamps at the bottom, still full OG, NH, VF, ex-Lentz, Faberge
 
250.00
1219    29
1912, 6k olive green and red brown, used on registered cover from Bairak volost to zemstvo administration, cancelled with volost violet seal, red Poltava zemstvo ds, VF, ex-Faberge
300.00
1220    29
1912, 6k olive green and red brown, used on registered cover from Brateshka volost to zemstvo administration, cancelled with volost violet seal, straight line violet ds, roughly opened, still VF, ex-Faberge
250.00
1221    29
1912, 6k olive green and red brown, used on registered cover from Chutovo volost to zemstvo administration, cancelled with volost violet seal, red oval Poltava zemstvo ds, ex-Faberge
300.00
1222    29
1912, 6k olive green and red brown, used on registered cover from Demidovka volost to zemstvo administration, cancelled with volost violet seal, red Poltava zemstvo ds, minor cover paper wrinkles, still VF, ex-Faberge
250.00
1223    29
1912, 6k olive green and red brown, right sheet margin copy, used on registered cover from Starye Senzhary volost to zemstvo administration, cancelled with volost violet seal, red Poltava zemstvo ds, VF, ex-Faberge
300.00
1224    29
1912, 6k olive green and red brown, used on registered cover addressed to zemstvo administration, cancelled with two types of zemstvo markings in black or red, VF, ex-Faberge
250.00
1225    29a
1912, 6k olive green and red brown, nice margin imperforated copy, used on registered cover from Poltava to Bairak volost, cancelled with red Poltava zemstvo oval ds, volost seal applied on arrival, VF, ex-Faberge
250.00
1226    31a
1912, 15k lilac and gray, imperforated copy used on registered cover from Poltava to Bairak volost, cancelled with red Poltava zemstvo oval ds, arrival volost seal marking, VF, ex-Faberge
250.00
1227 **/*   48-49
1912, two stamps with lilac or black diagonal surcharges 3k on 5k carmine and olive green, full OG, NH or LH, VF
150.00
1228  58 var
1911, inverted black surcharge 3k on 5k carmine and olive green, minor water stain at the bottom right corner, is mentioned for accuracy only, full OG, hinged, VF, only 90 copies were produced
120.00
1229    58
1911, black surcharge 3k on 5k carmine and olive green, used on reverse of registered cover from Peschanoye volost to zemstvo administration, cancelled with black boxed Poltava zemstvo ds, volost seal on obverse, filling fold did not detract, mostly VF, ex-Faberge
250.00
1230    64
1911, black surcharge 3k on 15k lilac and gray, used on reverse of registered cover from Demidovka volost to zemstvo administration, cancelled with black boxed Poltava zemstvo ds, volost seal on obverse, VF, ex-Faberge
300.00
1231  Schmidt #112 var
1912, black surcharge with deformed "k" 1k on 3k green, numbered on reverse, full OG, previously hinged, VF, only 18 copies of this variety were produced
100.00
1232 **   Schmidt #128
1912, black surcharge 1k on 3k blue, left sheet margin copy, fresh, full OG, hinged on margin only, stamp is NH, VF, 175 copies were printed
100.00
1233  Schmidt #45 var
1918, inverted lilac surcharge 60k on 1k green, nice and fresh, full OG, hinged, VF, several handstamped signatures on reverse
150.00
1234    Schmidt #1

Pskov

1892, stationery postcard 1 1/2k blue, printed on light greenish blue paper, fresh, unused, VF
75.00
1235    29-30
1897, registered cover from Pskov to Pikalykha volost court, nicely franked on reverse with six stamps, cancelled with Pskov zemstvo ds, VF
400.00
1236    34-35
1898, eight stamps, met altogether 16k postal rate, used on registered cover from Pskov to Pikalykha volost court, cancelled with blue Pskov zemstvo ds, archival pinholes on the left, otherwise VF and colorful franking, ex-Faberge
400.00
1237    31, 34-35
1900, eight stamps, met altogether 14k postal rate, used on registered cover from Pskov to Pikalykha volost court, cancelled with blue zemstvo ds, VF
400.00
1238    38-40
1904, registered cover addressed to Dokatovsky volost court, franked on reverse with seven stamps, cancelled with blue zemstvo ds, a part of wax seal, archival holes on the left, VF and scarce franking
400.00
1239  9

Ryazan

1875, 2k grayish blue, enormous margins, fresh and choice copy, full OG, LH, VF
250.00
1240 (*)   10
1875, 2k gold, mounted on piece, unused, VF appearance
150.00
1241  15
1877, 2k green, tiny thin spots, otherwise fresh, large part of OG, VF appearance
200.00
1242 (*)   Schmidt #16

Rzhev

1874, 2k black and dark red, considerable traces of bronze ink, nice margins and very fresh, unused, no gum, VF, Schmidt Cat. rank "RR"
750.00
1243    Schmidt #16
1891, stationery envelope 3k gold, printed on light grayish blue paper, size 148x80mm, fresh, unused, VF
150.00
1244  3

Saratov

1874, 5k blue, printed on thin paper, numbered at the bottom with black ink, full OG, hinged, VF
100.00
1245 (*)   Schmidt #18

Shadrinsk

1880, violet black surcharge 3k on 5k lilac, fresh, unused, no gum, VF
100.00
1246  Schmidt #20
1882, 3k green, without accents on "i" variety, right margin copy, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Schmidt Cat. rank "R", ex-Lentz, Faberge, T. Page's opinion
200.00
1247    18

Shatsk

1894, two stamps of 3k black, printed on rose paper, used on registered local cover addressed to zemstvo administration, cancelled by black zemstvo ds, wax seal, mostly VF
250.00
1248    19e
1897, vertical pair of 3k black, printed on green paper, used on registered local cover addressed to zemstvo administration, cancelled by black zemstvo ds, VF
250.00
1249  1

Shlisselburg

1865, 5k black, printed dark bluish green paper, fresh, large part of OG, VF
150.00
1250  Schmidt #4

Simferopol

1881, 10k black, printed on lilac paper, manuscript cancellation on piece, fresh, VF, Schmidt Cat. rank "RR"
500.00
1251  2

Smolensk

1894, 5k black, printed on paper with violet rose network, fresh, part of OG, VF
150.00
1252  14

Solikamsk

1899, five imperforated proofs of 2k in various colors, including horizontal pair with slight gum crease, generally fresh, full OG or no gum as issued, F/VF
200.00
1253    Schmidt #2

Soroki

1892, stationery envelope 3k brown, fresh, unused, VF
75.00
1254 (*)   Schmidt #3 var

Staraya Russa

1882, 5k greenish blue, double impression of the design, pin-point thin from hinge removal, very fresh, unused, no gum, VF
200.00
1255  1

Starobyelsk

1876, 3k ultra, fresh, large part of OG, VF
75.00
1256  Schmidt #14
1878, 3k olive greenish yellow, type VI, small thin mostly at the top margin, large part of OG, VF
100.00
1257  Schmidt #15
1879, 3k sky blue, type II, minor thin, fresh, full original brownish gum, previously hinged, F/VF and rare, Schmidt rank "RRR", reportedly 7 copies recorded
1000.00
1258 (*)   Schmidt #18
1880, 3k light yellow, type III, small thin from hinge removal, fresh, unused, no gum, VF and rare, Schmidt rank "RRR", reportedly only 5 copies recorded
1000.00
1259 **/*   Schmidt #26
1883, 3k goldish yellow, horizontal strip of three, types II, III, IV, very fresh, slightly disturbed full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1260  11/13
1886-88, four imperforated proofs, three of 3k in black, lilac and pale lilac for issue of 1886, and one of 2k in carmine for issue of 1888, no gum as issued or full OG, hinged, F/VF
300.00
1261  15 var
1888, 3k dark green, printed on vertically laid paper with additional printer's watermark, fresh, full OG, hinged, VF
75.00
1262    

Sumy

1898, stationery envelope 7k blue, sent from Sumy to Vilno, sealed by zemstvo circular label in red, printed on yellowish paper, postmarked on arrival, VF and scarce
250.00
1263 (*)   2

Tambov

1871, 3k black, fresh, unused, no gum, F/VF
100.00
1264 (*)   3
1872, 5k lilac, nice margins with enlarged margin on the left, very fresh, unused, no gum, VF, and scarce, Chuchin rank "R"
400.00
1265 (*)   Schmidt #6

Tikhvin

1871, no value indicated, lilac rose with traces of blue color, shallow thin and light toned spot on reverse, very fresh, unused, no gum, VF appearance of very rare stamp, Schmidt Cat. rank "RRRR"
2000.00
1266  Schmidt #8
1872, no value indicated, brown red, enormous margins, fresh, full OG, hinged, VF
100.00
1267  3

Tiraspol

1879, three imperforated proofs of 5k, various color combinations, one stamp is thinned, otherwise fresh, no gum as printed, VF appearance
200.00
1268    Schmidt #3

Toropets

1871, stationery envelope 10+1k black, light impression, size 180x120mm, two light vertical folds, nevertheless fresh, unused, VF and scarce
300.00
1269  9

Totma

1901, diamond shaped imperforated proof of 3k in issued colors, in addition bronze is printed over olive color, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
1270    Schmidt #8

Tula

1873, stationery envelope with embossing on flap and black handstamp 5k at the bottom, size 183x116mm, light vertical fold on the left, still fresh, unused, VF
75.00
1271  1 fn
1888, issue for Members of Zemstvo Board, 5k blue, bronze and red, imperforated bottom sheet margin copy, very fresh, full OG, LH, VF, "Ferrary-Faberge" hs on reverse
200.00
1272 */(*)   Schmidt #3-4

Tver

1871, two stamps, 2k rose and greenish blue, and 2k rose and dark blue, first one unused, no gum; the other one has full OG, hinged, VF
100.00
1273  6

Urzhum

1901, 2k carmine, intact perforation, fresh and nice, full OG, previously hinged, VF and rare in such flawless condition, Schmidt rank "RR", only 9 mint copies are known to exist, ex-Faberge, K. Hellman certificate
750.00
1274  1

Ustsysolsk

1872, 3k black, printed on yellow paper, pen cross cancellation, small thin, otherwise fresh, VF appearance, Chuchin rank "R"
400.00
1275 (*)   27
1916, 2k green, perforation 12 1/2, nice perforation and centering, full OG, hinged, VF
100.00
1276 **   1

Verkhnednieprovsk

1866, 4k black, nice balance margins, fresh, full OG, NH (!), VF, Chuchin rank "R"
300.00
1277 (*)   1
1866, 4k black, complete sheet of 12 stamps, very fresh, unused, no gum, VF and rare multiple, Chuchin rank "R" for each stamp, ex-Faberge
4000.00
1278  Schmidt #6-11

Vessiegonsk

1873-81, 1/2k-5k, two complete sets of 3, fresh, one stamp unused, no gum, all others with full OG, hinged or NH (1), F/VF
100.00
1279    13
1884, 5k black, printed on lilac paper, used on cover addressed to zemstvo administration, manuscript cancellation reads: "17. March.1884", blue zemstvo ds is alongside, two-line receiver at the top, wax seal, VF, ex-Faberge
150.00
1280    13
1884, 5k black, printed on lilac paper, used on reverse of local cover addressed to zemstvo administration, cancelled by black negative volost seal, blue zemstvo ds, VF, ex-Faberge
200.00
1281  1

Volsk

1888, 3k black and blue, rouletted, fresh, full OG, hinged, VF
75.00
1282  1a

Yarensk

1911, 2k black and blue green, nice margins imperforated copy, very slight toned spot on the right margin, otherwise fresh, full OG, hinged, VF
100.00
1283 (*)   4

Yegoryevsk

1872, 3k black, diamond shaped stamp, fresh, unused, no gum, VF, Chuchin rank "R"
300.00
1284  2 var

Yekaterinburg

1895, 5k red brown, horizontal pair imperforated between, full OG, LH, VF and rare unrecorded perf error, ex-Faberge
250.00
1285  1

Yelets

1873, 3k blue, top margin copy, faint postal marking, slight filling crease is mentioned for accuracy only, VF
250.00
1286 (*)   6
1879, 5k violet, printed on thickened (0.12mm) paper, rouletted, small thin, traces of OG, VF appearance, Schmidt rank "R"
150.00
1287  7
1880, 5k violet, printed on thick (0.18mm) paper, ageing spots, full OG, hinged, F/VF appearance, rare stamp, Schmidt Cat. rank "RR"
400.00
1288  Schmidt #11

Yelisavetgrad

1876, 20k light blue, fresh color, enlarged margin at the top, shallow thin at the bottom margin, large part of OG, F/VF and very rare, Schmidt rank "RRR", reportedly 7 copies are known, T. Page's opinion
2000.00
1289 **/*   13-14

Zienkov

1891, 3k red and 3k green, rouletted, two vertical strips of three, showing all existing types of stamps, very fresh, full OG, NH (4) or LH
400.00
1290  22
1893, three imperforated proofs of 3k, horizontal pair in blue, right stamp with minor thin, and a single in black with slight horizontal crease, otherwise fresh, no gum as issued, VF appearance
100.00
1291  26b
1895, 2k dark blue, horizontal imperforated pair, pen cross cancellation, nice margins, fresh, VF and rare
500.00
1292  36
1898, proof sheetlet of two different stamps, one of which is unaccepted design, fresh, full OG, LH on margin, VF, ex-Faberge
150.00
1293 **   4a, 4c

Zolotonosha

1890, 2k yellow, green and black, two blocks of 19 stamps, different shades of green color, each block contains eight couche, fresh, full OG, NH, VF
600.00
1294    6
1891, black surcharge 3(k) on 2k yellow, yellow green and black, used on local cover, addressed to zemstvo administration, cancelled by oval "13.NOV.1891" zemstvo ds, VF and rare
750.00
1295    7
1892, black surcharge 3(k) on 2k yellow, yellow green and black, used on local cover, addressed to zemstvo administration, cancelled by oval "13.JAN.1892" zemstvo ds, mostly VF
400.00
1296  7a
1891, black surcharge 3(k) on 2k yellow, yellow green and black, block of 5 contains two couche, minor facial scratches, otherwise fresh, full OG, LH, VF, mounted on a piece from the Faberge Collection
1250.00
1297 **   16
1916, 3k green, complete sheet of 25 stamps, hinged on margins only, stamps are NH, VF
 
150.00
1298    

All-Russian Zemstvo Union

1915, free-frank PPC addressed to Serpukhov (Moscow Govt.), military diamond shaped marking reads: "All-Russian Zemstvo Union. Hospital Train No.196", arrival ds, VF
100.00
1299    

Postal History Collection of Volost Administration cancellations

1910-17, lot of 35 postal history items, including 8 covers and 27 postcards, bearing various volost administration cancellations, different franco, porto and transit markings, many from Baltic Gubernias, several free-frank, one is official postcard, small conveyance flaws to be expected, generally F/VF, rarely offered material
750.00
1300 */U   

Nice Zemstvo Collection

1868-1918, over 1050 different stamps, primarily mint (60%) with some never hinged, neatly housed in a green stockbook, representing issues from 124 zemstvo districts, several scarce items, proofs, printing varieties and much more. Small usual flaws are possible, generally fresh, mostly F/VF or better, Chuchin C.v. about 750rub
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