Lots 864 - 1022, Catalogue of Auction #30 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
864  6b

Part One of the Most Comprehensive Collection Ever Built (Rarities from the Breitfus, Kirchner, Lentz, Schmidt and others Collections)

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

Alexandria

1880, violet boxed surcharge 10k on orange red, printed on lilac paper, perfect condition, full OG, previously hinged, VF, ex-Lentz
400.00
865  7c
1882, carmine red printed on lilac paper without surcharge, light horizontal gum crease, very fresh, full OG, previously hinged, VF and rare, Schmidt rank "RR", according to Schmidt Cat. 10 copies have been recorded, ex-Lentz
2500.00
866  3a

Ananiev

1875, 5k blue, vertical tete-beche pair, slight thin at the top right margin, stamp is not affected, fresh and nice, full OG, previously hinged, VF
400.00
867  3a

Ardatov

1880, 5k red, horizontal tete-beche pair, large margins, full OG, previously hinged, VF
400.00
868 **/*   5
1880, 3k blue, complete sheet of 25 stamps (6x4 and one on aside), folded several times between stamps, full OG, hinged mostly on margins, 22 never hinged stamps, VF and scarce in complete sheet
3000.00
869 **/*   7, 7a
1883, 3k indigo blue, complete sheet of 16, bottom part is placed upside down, forming four tete-beche pairs, in addition some stamp offset on reverse, minor marginal flaws, full OG, hinged on margins only, stamps are NH, VF and scarce multiple
1500.00
870 **   25a
1909, 3k black, printed on rose paper, complete sheet of 12, contains six tete-beche pairs, full OG, previously mounted at the top margin only, stamps are NH, VF
500.00
871 **   26a
1909, 3k black, printed on green paper, complete sheet of 12, contains six tete-beche pairs, full OG, previously mounted at the top margin only, stamps are NH, VF
1500.00
872 **   29a
1909, 3k black, printed on red paper, complete sheet of 12, contains six tete-beche pairs, full OG, mounted on original piece from the collection at the top margin only, stamps are NH, VF
500.00
873 **   30a
1909, 3k black, printed on yellow paper, complete sheet of 12, contains six tete-beche pairs, full original dried gum, mounted on original piece from the collection at the top margin only, stamps are NH, VF
500.00
874 **   31a
1909, 3k black, printed on blue paper, complete sheet of 12, contains six tete-beche pairs, full original dried gum, mounted on original piece from the collection at the top margin only, stamps are NH, VF
500.00
875 **   32a
1910, 3k black, printed on gray granite paper, complete sheet of 12, contains six tete-beche pairs, full original dried gum, mounted on original piece from the collection at the top margin only, stamps are NH, VF
500.00
876  2

Arzamas

1874, 5k blue, printed on thick (0.09mm) paper, full OG, previously hinged, VF
150.00
877  3
1876, 5k dark blue, fresh and choice, full OG, previously hinged, VF
200.00
878  5
1880, 5k red, printed on batonne paper, perfect condition, full OG, previously hinged, VF
300.00
879 **   7
1882, 5k red, complete sheet of 25 stamps (5x5), minor marginal flaws, full OG, hinged on margins only, stamps are NH, VF
600.00
880  Schmidt #15

Atkarsk

1883, 3k red and blue, perforation 11 1/2, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Chuchin rank "R", ex-Lentz
300.00
881 (*)   1a

Bielozersk

1868, 2k black, printed on paper with light brown network, deformed "ch" in "Pochta" variety (position 11), very fresh, unused, no gum, F/VF
150.00
882  2a
1871, 3k black, printed on thin grayish paper, horizontal tete-beche pair, fresh, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce, Chuchin rank "R"
600.00
883  6a
1874, 3k black, printed on rose laid paper, couche, nice and fresh, minute thin from hinge removal, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF
300.00
884  8
1878, 2k black, printed on dark green paper, left sheet margin copy, type 5, nice and choice, no gum as issued, VF, Chuchin rank "R"
400.00
885 **   12
1878, 2k black, printed on white paper, wide margins at the top and bottom, fresh, mounted at the top margin on a small piece from the collection, no gum as issued, VF and rare, Schmidt #12, rank "RR"
1500.00
886  13
1878, 2k black, printed on thick white paper, pen cross cancellation, minor soiling, nice balanced margins, VF appearance
250.00
887  14a
1878, 2k black, printed on yellow paper, vertical tete-beche pair, tiny natural inclusion invisible from the face, fresh, large part of OG, F/VF
500.00
888  15a
1878, 2k black, printed on horizontally laid paper, sheet margin vertical tete-beche pair, full OG, LH, VF
500.00
889  16a
1878, 2k black, printed on grayish blue paper, sheet margin block of 4, contains two vertical tete-beche pairs, filling fold between stamps, full OG, LH, VF
500.00
890  17a
1878, 2k black, printed on brown paper, sheet margin block of 4, contains two vertical tete-beche pairs, filling fold between stamps, full OG, previously hinged, VF
500.00
891  24a
1880, 2k black, perforation 11 1/2, full OG, hinged, VF and rare, Chuchin rank "R"
500.00
892 **/*   Schmidt #31
1887, 2k brown, clear printing, complete sheet of 20 stamps (4x5), two bottom rows are inverted and forming four vertical tete-beche pairs, slight folds mostly between stamps, fresh, full OG, three stamps are hinged, all others - NH, VF and rare multiple
1500.00
893  Schmidt #31a
1887, 2k brown, bold type printing, sheet margin vertical tete-beche pair, toned speck on gum side, light horizontal paper fold between stamps, still fresh, full OG, hinged, VF
100.00
894 **/*   Schmidt #32
1887, 2k lilac, clear printing, block of 8 stamps (4x2), contains four vertical tete-beche pairs, light horizontal fold between stamps, full OG, NH or LH (one pair), VF
1000.00
895  Schmidt #33
1887, 2k orange, vertical tete-beche pair, light horizontal fold between stamps, fresh, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
896  51a
1902, 2k carmine rose, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, previously hinged mostly at the top margin, VF, ex-Lentz
100.00
897  53a
1903, 2k ultra, bottom sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, fresh, full OG, previously hinged, VF, ex-Lentz
100.00
898 **/*   54a
1904, 2k yellow, printed on white paper, horizontal imperforated strip of five, full OG, NH or LH (one stamp), VF, ex-Lentz
400.00
899 **/*   61a
1904, 2k violet, printed on yellow paper, horizontal imperforated strip of 5, stamp offset on reverse, fresh, full OG, NH or LH (one stamp), VF, ex-Lentz
500.00
900 **   Schmidt #69

Provisional surcharges - the First issue

1908, surcharge 3k on 2k bright green, complete sheet of 25 stamps, intact margins, full OG, LH on margins only, stamps are NH, VF
400.00
901 **   Schmidt #70, var

The Second issue

1908, surcharge 3k on 2k carmine rose, three-side margin horizontal imperforated strip of 5, including stamp of position 23 with jointed "three" and "kop" in surcharge, full OG, LH on left margin only, stamps are NH, VF, only 75 stamps were produced, and only 6 with this surcharge variety
1200.00
902 **   Schmidt #71, var
1908, surcharge 3k on 2k ultra, three-side margin horizontal imperforated strip of 5, including stamp of position 23 with jointed "three" and "kop" in surcharge, full OG, LH on side margins only, stamps are NH, VF, only 75 stamps were produced, and only 6 with this surcharge variety
1200.00
903  Schmidt #72 var
1908, surcharge 3k on 2k yellow, horizontal pair (positions 17-18), right stamp has jointed "three" and "kop" in surcharge, full OG, hinged, F/VF, only 25 stamps were produced, and only 2 with this surcharge variety, Schmidt rank "R" for a "common" stamp without variety
2500.00
904 **   Schmidt #73, var
1908, surcharge 3k on 2k rose, printed on yellow colored paper, three-side margin horizontal strip of 5, including stamp of position 3 with wide space between "three" and "kop" in surcharge, right stamp has minor gum crease, full OG, previously hinged at the top margin only, stamps are NH, VF, only 25 stamps were produced, and the only stamp with this surcharge variety, Schmidt rank "R" for a "common" stamp without variety
6000.00
905 **   Schmidt #74, var
1908, surcharge 3k on 2k gray, complete sheet of 25 stamps, including surcharge varieties on positions 3, 18 and 23, full OG, LH on margins only, stamps are NH, VF, only 275 stamps (11 sheets) were produced
1500.00
906 **/*   Schmidt #75, var
1908, surcharge 3k on 2k gray, printed on yellow colored paper, three-side margin horizontal strip of 5, including stamp of position 23 with jointed "three" and "kop" in surcharge, full OG, NH or LH (three stamps), VF, only100 stamps were produced, and only 8 with this surcharge variety
1000.00
907  Schmidt #76, var
1908, surcharge 3k on 2k yellow brown, three-side margin horizontal strip of 5, including stamp of position 3 with wide space between "three" and "kop" in surcharge, full OG, hinged, VF, only 100 stamps were produced, and only 4 with this surcharge variety
1200.00
908 **/*   Schmidt #77, var
1908, surcharge 3k on 2k yellow brown, printed on yellow colored paper, three-side margin horizontal strip of 5, including stamp of position 23 with jointed "three" and "kop" in surcharge, full OG, NH or LH (three stamps),VF, only 100 stamps were produced, and only 8 with this surcharge variety
1000.00
909 **/*   Schmidt #78, var
1908, surcharge 3k on 2k brick red, three-side margin horizontal strip of 5, including stamp of position 3 with wide space between "three" and "kop" in surcharge, full OG, NH or LH (three stamps), VF, only 100stamps were produced, and only 4 with this surcharge variety
1200.00
910  Schmidt #80 var
1908, inverted surcharge 3k on 2k red, bottom left corner margin copy, full OG, LH, VF and rare, reportedly only one sheet of 25 stamps was printed
600.00
911 **/*   Schmidt #81 var
1908, inverted and shifted to the bottom surcharge 3k on 2k bright green, top and bottom margin vertical strip of 5, the third vertical row, including variety of surcharge of positions 3, 18 and 23 of not inverted sheet, stamp at the top reinforced by hinge, full OG, NH or LH (three stamps), VF, only 25 stamps with inverted surcharge have been printed, these are the only three varieties in existence
12000.00
912  Schmidt #83 var

The Third issue

1908, surcharge 3k on 2k carmine rose, "nop" instead of "kop" variety in surcharge (position 1), full OG, previously hinged, VF
250.00
913  Schmidt #83 var
1908, inverted surcharge 3k on 2k carmine rose, full OG, hinged, F/VF and scarce
600.00
914  Schmidt #83 imp var
1908, inverted surcharge 3k on 2k carmine rose, sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, previously hinged, VF and rare
1200.00
915  Schmidt #85 var
1908, surcharge 3k on 2k ultra, "nop" instead of "kop" variety in surcharge (position 1), full OG, hinged, F/VF, Schmidt rank "R" for a stamp without variety
750.00
916  Schmidt #85 imp
1908, surcharge 3k on 2k ultra, right margin imperforated copy, slight horizontal crease at the top margin, full OG, hinged, VF, Schmidt rank "R"
500.00
917  Schmidt #86 imp, var
1908, inverted surcharge 3k on 2k yellow, sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair (positions 1-2 of not inverted sheet), right stamp with "nop" instead of "kop" variety in surcharge, full OG, hinged, VF, Schmidt rank"R" for a "common" perforated stamp
2000.00
918  Schmidt #87
1908, surcharge 3k on 2k rose, printed on yellow colored paper, full OG, hinged, VF
100.00
919  Schmidt #88
1908, surcharge 3k on 2k violet, printed on yellow paper, full OG, hinged, F/VF, Schmidt rank "R"
300.00
920  Schmidt #88 imp
1908, inverted surcharge 3k on 2k violet, printed on yellow paper, right sheet margin imperforated copy, large part of OG, VF, Schmidt rank "R" for a "common" stamp
500.00
921  Schmidt #89, var
1908, surcharge 3k on 2k gray, bottom sheet margin horizontal pair, right stamp with "kog" instead of "kop" variety in surcharge (positions 22-23), full OG, hinged, VF
250.00
922  Schmidt #90 var
1908, surcharge 3k on 2k gray, printed on yellow paper, horizontal pair, left stamp has "nop" instead of "kop" variety in surcharge (positions 1-2), full OG, hinged, F/VF
250.00
923  Schmidt #92 var
1908, surcharge 3k on 2k yellow brown, printed on yellow paper, "nop" instead of "kop" variety in surcharge (position 1), full OG, hinged, VF, Schmidt rank "RR" for a stamp without variety
1500.00
924 (*)   1a

Bobrov

1872, 3k black, printed on lilac rose paper, horizontal tete-beche pair, a few light vertical creases, still very fresh, full OG, hinged, VF
300.00
925  Schmidt #8
1879, 3k black, printed on green paper, nice margins and very fresh, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Schmidt rank "R"
1250.00
926  6, 6a
1879, 3k black, printed on lilac gray paper, complete sheet of 8 stamps (4x2), left half is inverted and forming two horizontal tete-beche pairs, slight paper fold between stamps, full OG, hinged, VF
600.00
927  7
1879, 3k black, printed on light blue paper, fresh, full OG, previously hinged, VF
500.00
928  2-3

Bogorodsk

1871, 5k blue and 10k carmine red, complete set in sheet margin horizontal pairs, fresh, full OG, previously hinged, VF
300.00
929  5a
1872, 5k claret, horizontal tete-beche pair, nice margins, slight paper fold at the bottom margin, full OG, hinged, VF and scarce, Chuchin rank "R"
1250.00
930  5b
1872, 5k claret, couche, extremely fresh and nice, full OG, hinged, VF and scarce, Chuchin rank "R"
1250.00
931  7a
1873, 5k blue, perforation 11 1/2, fresh, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF
100.00
932  80
1893, 5k lilac red, fresh and choice copy, full OG, previously hinged, VF
300.00
933  1

Boguchary

1871, black handstamp 5k, printed on ordinary paper, vertical pair, very fresh and flawless, no gum as issued, VF and rare in pair
1000.00
934  2
1872, black handstamp 5k, printed on wide laid paper, nice margins, fresh, no gum as issued, VF
400.00
935    1

Borovichy

1871, 5k black and brownish red, used on local entire to Konchanskoye Volost, proper manuscript cancellation, wax seal removed, mostly VF
600.00
936    2
1872, 5k black and brownish red, diamond shaped stamp, used on entire to Grivskoye Volost, pen cross cancellation, wax seal has been removed, VF
1000.00
937 (*)   4
1876, 3k bronze, nice balanced margins, minor soiling, very fresh, unused, no gum, VF appearance, rare stamp, Chuchin rank "RR", ex-Lentz
1500.00
938  7a
1878, 3k black and green, horizontal tete-beche pair, fresh, full OG, previously hinged, VF
500.00
939  5

Bronnitsy

1910, 5k blue and lilac rose, rough perforation, slight gum crease at the bottom, fresh, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF
250.00
940    5

Bugulma

1883, 2k blue, used on local cover addressed to Uezd Administration, cancelled by blue oval zemstvo ds, sealed by wax, traces of previous mounts on reverse, VF
500.00
941    10
1897, cover from Bugulma zemstvo (Verkhnekarmalsk Volost) to Kiev, franked by 2k brick red, paid for local delivery, upon arrival to Bugulma uprated with Imperial 7k blue, postmarked on arrival, VF
300.00
942 **   14, 14a
1903, 2k dark blue and rose, complete sheet of 25 stamps (5x5), left vertical row is inverted, forming five horizontal tete-beche pairs, full OG, LH on margins only, stamps are NH, F/VF
600.00
943    17
1910, cover from Bugulma zemstvo to St. Petersburg, franked by 2k black and green, paid for delivery to Bugulma, and uprated with Imperial 7k light blue, arrival ds, opened for display, VF
250.00
944 **/*   17a
1908, 2k black and green, gutter block of 10 stamps (5x2), contains five vertical tete-beche pairs, fresh, full OG, NH or LH (two stamps), VF
500.00
945 **/*   4, 4a

Buguruslan

1884, 2k black, printed on lilac paper, complete sheet of 24 stamps (4x6), right part is inverted and forming six horizontal tete-beche pairs, fresh, full OG, NH or LH (one stamp), VF and scarce multiple
750.00
946 **/*   9, 9a
1894. 2k rose, block of 40 stamps (8x5), top part of a complete sheet, left half is inverted and forming five horizontal tete-beche pairs, slight paper fold between stamps, full OG, hinged on margins, many NH stamps, VF
750.00
947 **/*   11, 11a
1896, 2k brownish lilac, T-gutter complete sheet of 72, contains six parts of twelve stamps, placed horizontally (4) or vertically (2), forming numerous tete-beche pairs or couche, very fresh and nice, full OG, NH or LH (four stamps), very fine, and rare, a complete sheet of this issue has never been recorded until now
6000.00
948  4

Buzuluk

1877, 3k green and red, a part of zemstvo cancellation, nice margins, except at the top right corner, otherwise fresh and flawless, F/VF and very rare, rank "R" in Chuchin and Schmidt Cat.
3000.00
949 **/*   8, 8b
1881, 3k black, T-block of 31 stamps, contains seven couche, several folds mostly between stamps, fresh, full OG, NH or LH (three stamps), VF and scarce multiple
2500.00
950  11a
1885, 3k lilac rose, horizontal tete-beche pair, light fold mostly between stamps, fresh, full OG, hinged, VF
200.00
951 (*)   15a
1893, 3k rose, block of six, contains three couche, light horizontal fold between stamps, unused, no gum, VF appearance, ex-Lentz
300.00
952 **/*   18, 18a
1900, 2k dull rose, block of six stamps, five horizontal and one underneath, forming one couche, right stamp is affected by vertical crease, otherwise fresh, full OG, hinged at the top margin only, stamps are NH, VF, ex-Lentz
200.00
953  8a

Byezhetsk

1890, 3k black, printed on lilac paper, vertical tete-beche pair, fresh, large part of OG, VF
600.00
954 **/*   9, 9a
1893, 3k black, printed on gray granite paper, complete sheet of 15 stamps (5x3), the top row is inverted, forming five tete-beche pairs, fresh, full OG, hinged mostly on margins, stamps are NH, VF
1500.00
955 **/*   12, 12a
1893, 3k black, printed on rose paper, complete sheet of 15 stamps (5x3), the top row is inverted, forming five tete-beche pairs, two thinned spots at the bottom margin, fresh, full OG, hinged mostly on margins, stamps are NH, VF
1500.00
956 **/*   14-21, 14a-17a
1893, 3k black, small and large size stamps, complete set of eight, sheets of 16 stamps, top part of each sheet is inverted and forming six tete-beche pairs, fresh, full OG, NH or LH mostly on margins, VF
2000.00
957 **/*   33, c

Cherdyn

1912, 2k dark blue, block of 10 stamps (5x2), four stamps at the bottom row is inverted, forming four tete-beche pairs, in addition two stamps with small "2" variety, fresh, full OG, NH or LH (four stamps), VF
500.00
958  1

Cherkassy

1879, 5k black, printed on blue paper, horizontal strip of three, perfect condition, full OG, previously hinged, VF
600.00
959 **/*   1a

Chistopol

1906, 2k black, green and rose, block of 8 stamps (4x2), right part is inverted and forming two horizontal tete-beche pairs, fresh, full OG, top stamps are LH, bottom ones - NH, VF
400.00
960  4
1911, 2k dark brown, perforation 11 /12, a part of zemstvo ds, minor perf irregularities at the bottom, fresh, F/VF, Schmidt rank "RR"
500.00
961  2b

Dmitrov

1874, 3k brown, green and carmine, double "Crown" variety, fresh and choice, full OG, previously hinged, VF
250.00
962  2

Dnieprovsk

1871, 5k black, printed on thin smooth paper, full OG, lightly mounted at the top on small piece, VF
200.00
963  4
1874, 5k black, horizontal pair of two different types, fresh, full OG, F/VF
120.00
964 **/*   1-2

Donets

1879, 1/2k brown and 5k gray blue, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, block of 1/2k has vertical fold between stamps, fresh, full OG, NH (2) or LH, VF and scarce multiples
750.00
965  7

Dukhovstschina

1878, 3k black, printed on blue paper, type 2, fresh and choice, full OG, previously hinged, VF
250.00
966 **/*   9, 9a
1880, 3k black, printed on grayish blue paper, vertical strip of 4, bottom part is inverted and forming tete-beche pair, light horizontal fold between stamps, fresh, full OG, tete-beche is NH, two others - LH, VF
800.00
967  11b
1881, 3k black, printed on blue paper, couche, nice and fresh, full OG, LH, VF
500.00
968  1

Gadiach

1884, 3k dark green and carmine rose, horizontal pair, nice margins and choice, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce in pair, each stamp has rank "R" in Chuchin Cat.
750.00
969  3

Gdov

1875, 2k light blue, separating lines between stamps, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, Chuchin and Schmidt Cat. rank "R"
500.00
970 **   7, 7a
1887, 2k black, printed on rose paper, left sheet margin block of ten (5x2), block of 6 on the left is inverted, forming two horizontal tete-beche pairs, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
971  1

Glazov

1868, 3k black and bronze green, perfect margins, fresh and flawless copy, large part of OG, VF and rare, a common stamp of #2 is added for comparison, Chuchin and Schmidt Cat. rank "RR", reportedly 13 copies have been recorded
2500.00
972  3
1887, 3k black and green, nicely cancelled on piece by violet zemstvo ds, VF
100.00
973  9b
1896, 2k black and light green with unclear background, a part of violet zemstvo ds, VF, Chuchin rank "R"
1250.00
974 **/*   10a
1898, 2k black and green, block of five stamps, contains two couche, light vertical fold, fresh, full OG, two stamps are LH, others - NH, VF
200.00
975  9a var

Griazovets

1886, 4k lilac, vertical tete-beche pair, bottom stamp has double impression, fresh, full OG, previously hinged, VF and rare
750.00
976 **   10a
1887, 4k ultra, horizontal tete-beche pair, light fold between stamps, very fresh, full OG, LH at the top margin only, stamps are NH, VF
100.00
977 **/*   12, 12a
1889, 4k black, printed on white paper, block of eight (2x4), bottom part is inverted, forming two vertical tete-beche pairs, light horizontal fold, full OG, NH or LH (two top stamps), VF
200.00
978 **/*   15, 15a
1889, 4k ultra, complete sheet of 48 stamps (6x8), contains twelve blocks of four, blocks of positions 3, 6, 8, 9, 11 and 12 are inverted, forming eight vertical or horizontal tete-beche pairs, light horizontal fold between stamps, fresh, full OG, NH or LH (five stamps), VF
1000.00
979 **/*   21, 21a
1889, 4k ultra, complete sheet of 48 stamps (6x8), contains four horizontal blocks of twelve, the first and the third blocks are inverted, forming 18 vertical tete-beche pairs, light horizontal fold between stamps, fresh, full OG,NH or LH (six stamps), VF
1500.00
980 **/*   22, 22a
1889, 4k olive green, complete sheet of 48 stamps (6x8), contains four horizontal blocks of twelve, the first and the third blocks are inverted, forming 18 vertical tete-beche pairs, light folds between stamps, fresh, full OG, NH or LH(four stamps), VF
5000.00
981  23a
1890, 4k pale red, vertical tete-beche pair, light horizontal fold between stamps, fresh, full OG, previously hinged, VF
250.00
982 **/*   24, 24a
1890, 4k yellow, complete sheet of 48 stamps (6x8), bottom part is inverted, forming six vertical tete-beche pairs, light horizontal folds between stamps (tete-beche not affected), fresh, full OG, NH or LH (four stamps), VF
2500.00
983  25a
1890, 4k red violet, top sheet margin horizontal tete-beche pair, full OG, hinged, VF
250.00
984 **   28, 28a
1892, 4k ultra, sheet margin horizontal strip of four, contains tete-beche is in the middle, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
985  29
1892, 4k yellow, wide margins, tiny gum soiling, full OG, very light trace of hinge on margin only, VF
150.00
986 **/*   1a

Irbit

1874, 2k black, printed on lilac rose paper, block of 4, contains two horizontal tete-beche pairs, light vertical fold between stamps, no gum as issued, VF, ex-Lentz
600.00
987  3a
1880, 4k black, printed on green paper, block of four, various centers, two vertical tete-beche pairs, in addition top left stamp with "Irvitskoy" variety, fresh, no gum as issued, VF
300.00
988  4a
1880, 8k black, printed on yellow paper, block of four, various centers, two vertical tete-beche pairs, in addition top left stamp with "Irvitskoy" variety, slight vertical paper fold between stamps, fresh, no gum as issued, VF
300.00
989  3

Kassimov

1870, 3k black, left sheet margin copy, full OG, previously hinged, VF
250.00
990  1

Kherson

1867, 10k orange, large balanced margin copy, minor usual thin, fresh, part of OG, VF appearance, Chuchin rank "R"
1000.00
991  2
1871, 10k carmine rose and black, excellent condition, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce, Schmidt rank "R"
500.00
992  6a-7a

Kirillov

1888, 2k carmine rose and 2k blue, two vertical tete-beche pairs, fresh, full OG, LH, VF
150.00
993 **/*   10
1903, 2k red, block of eight stamps (4x2), various types, fresh, full OG, NH (three stamps) or hinged, VF and scarce multiple
1500.00
994    11
1902, 2k dark blue and red, perforated copy, used on local cover addressed to Uezd Administration, manuscript cancellation, wax seal has been removed, otherwise VF and rare stamp on cover, Chuchin rank "R"
1500.00
995 **/*   3, 3a

Kobelaky

1902, 5k black, blue and rose, complete sheet of 30 stamps (3x10) without margins, bottom row is inverted and forming three tete-beche pairs, minor perf separation, fresh, full OG, NH or LH/hinged (12 stamps), VF
1250.00
996  7-8
1903, 3k black, carmine rose and blue, right sheet margin block of 4, bottom right stamp has error denomination "2k", fresh, full OG, previously hinged, VF
400.00
997  35 var

Kolomna

1895, 2k olive yellow, couche, very fresh, full OG, LH, VF
400.00
998  38a
1902, 1k orange, horizontal tete-beche pair, full OG, previously hinged, VF
200.00
999  1a-4a

Konstantinograd

1913, 1k-10k, complete set of four in horizontal tete-beche pairs, very fresh and nice, full OG, LH or hinged, VF and scarce
1500.00
1000  15, 15a

Kotelnich

1892, 3k bronze, vertical strip of five, bottom stamp is inverted and forming tete-beche pair, full OG, LH or hinged, VF
200.00
1001 **   20
1908, 5k black, printed on grayish blue paper, top sheet margin horizontal pair, different types, light horizontal gum crease, full OG, previously hinged at the top margin only, stamps are NH, VF and rare, Chuchin and Schmidt Cat. rank "R" for each stamp
2500.00
1002  1

Kozelets

1867, 3k bronze, nice strike of "Besplatno" (Free of Charge) and a part of Imperial ds at the bottom right corner, fresh, VF and scarce cancelled
400.00
1003 **/*   2

Krapivna

1871, 3k blue, block of ten (5x2), numbered at the bottom, vertical crease mostly between stamps, very fresh and nice, full OG, NH or previously hinged (five stamps), VF and scarce multiple
750.00
1004  2b var
1871, 3k black blue, double impression, numbered at the bottom, full OG, hinged, F/VF
250.00
1005 **/*   Schmidt #2

Krasnoufimsk

1894, 2k red, block of four, nice and very fresh, full OG, NH or hinged (top stamps), F/VF and scarce multiple, Schmidt rank "RR" for each stamp
750.00
1006  8a

Krasny

1912, 3k multicolored, printed on white paper, right sheet margin imperforated copy, full OG, LH, VF, only one imperforated sheet of 72 stamps has been printed
300.00
1007  10 var
1912, 3k multicolored, printed on rose paper, rouletted, block of four, nice violet oval zemstvo ds, pulled perforation at the bottom right corner, VF and very rare perforation variety, especially in multiple
1000.00
1008  10a var
1912, 3k multicolored, printed on rose paper, left sheet margin imperforated copy, deformed "3" at the top right value tablet (position 60), full OG, hinged, VF, only one imperforated sheet of 72 stamps has been printed, that is the only existing stamp with this variety
1000.00
1009  11a
1912, 3k multicolored, printed on light yellow paper, bottom left corner margin imperforated copy, fresh, full OG, hinged, VF, only one imperforated sheet of 72 stamps has been printed
300.00
1010  15
1912, 3k multicolored, printed on white paper, three stamps with angles in various colors: orange - gray, yellow - orange, gray - green, fresh, full OG, LH or hinged, VF
300.00
1011  15a
1912, 3k multicolored, printed on white paper, two imperforated stamps with angles in various colors: rose - green, green - orange, nice margins, full OG, hinged, VF
600.00
1012  15a var
1912, 3k multicolored, printed on white paper, imperforated copy, top angles are in yellow, bottom ones - green, "red clouds" variety (position 44), full OG, previously hinged, VF
1000.00
1013  17
1912, 3k multicolored, printed on rose paper, eight stamps with angles in various color combinations, fresh, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF or better, scarce assembly
800.00
1014  17a
1912, 3k multicolored, printed on rose paper, four imperforated stamps with angles in various colors: yellow - rose, yellow - orange, rose - yellow, green - yellow, fresh, full OG, LH or hinged, VF
1200.00
1015  18
1912, 3k multicolored, printed on yellow paper, seven stamps with angles in various color combinations, fresh, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF or better, scarce assembly
700.00
1016  18 var
1912, 3k multicolored, printed on yellow, angles in green and orange, deformed "3" at the top right value tablet (position 60), full OG, LH, VF
200.00
1017  18a
1912, 3k multicolored, printed on yellow paper, five stamps with angles in various color combinations, fresh, full OG, LH or hinged, VF and rare assembly
1500.00
1018  Schmidt #28
1912, 3k multicolored, printed on light gray paper, horizontal pair, two blank value tablets on each stamp, both types of stamps, fresh, full OG, LH, F/VF
250.00
1019  Schmidt #31
1912, 3k multicolored, printed on light yellow paper, horizontal pair, two blank value tablets on each stamp, both types of stamps, fresh, full OG, LH, F/VF
250.00
1020 **/*   28, 28b

Kremenchug

1913, 3k black, orange and light blue, block of 14 (7x2), bottom part of a sheet, contains two tete-beche pairs in the middle, fresh, full OG, NH or LH/hinged (seven stamps), VF
300.00
1021 **/*   28a, var
1913, 3k black, orange and light blue, imperforated three side margin block of 14 (7x2), bottom part of a sheet, contains two tete-beche pairs in the middle, fresh, full OG, hinged on margins only, stamps are NH, VF
400.00
1022  6a

Kungur

1891, 10k light carmine, horizontal tete-beche pair, fresh, part of OG, VF
150.00