Lots 1199 - 1361, Catalogue of Auction #47 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
1199    

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

All-Russian Zemstvo Association Helping War Invalids

1915, registered Red Cross pre-printed cover, sent locally in Moscow, franked by postal Charity stamp 10k, archival holes, still F/VF
100.00
1200 */(*)   1-2

Ardatov

1878, 3k blue and 5k red, complete set of two, full OG, hinged or unused, no gum, VF
75.00
1201 (*)   5

Arzamas

1880, 5k red, printed on horizontally laid paper, fresh and flawless, part of OG, VF
350.00
1202  1 var

Berdyansk

1868, 10k black green and blue, a white dot on the anchor variety, full OG, hinged, VF
150.00
1203  16-18

Bielozersk

1878, 2k black on different paper, complete set of three, full or large part of OG, VF
100.00
1204 (*)   24
1880, 2k black, printed on yellowish gray paper, block of six different types (3x2), one stamp thinned, unused, no gum, VF, ex-Faberge
300.00
1205  24
1880, 2k black, printed on yellowish gray paper, black circular zemstvo ds, paper adhesion and small thin mostly on margin, VF and scarce, ex-Faberge
100.00
1206 (*)   26
1882, 2k gray black, printed on grayish paper, bottom right corner margin block of eight (4x2), printer's text at the bottom reads "63 pieces Sheet 1" and pre-printed artist signature, light fold, unused, no gum, VF appearance, ex-Lentz, Faberge
500.00
1207  Schmidt #83 imp var

Official Reprints of the Provisional issue

1908, surcharge 3k on 2k carmine rose on white paper, bottom sheet margin vertical imperforated pair, top stamp with "nop" variety of surcharge, full OG, previously hinged, VF
250.00
1208  Schmidt #88 imp var
1908, surcharge 3k on 2k dark violet on yellow paper, left sheet margin imperforated copy, "nop" variety of surcharge, full OG, previously hinged, VF
150.00
1209 (*)   Schmidt #95 var
1908, inverted surcharge 3k on 2k red on white paper, horizontal pair, left stamp with "nop" variety of surcharge, unused, paper adhesion on reverse, VF
750.00
1210  Schmidt #97 var
1908, inverted surcharge 3k on 2k green on yellow paper, large part of OG, VF
250.00
1211 **   85 var
1914, strongly shifted to the left black surcharge 10k on 3k orange red, printed on yellow paper, horizontal strip of four, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
1212  4, var

Bobrov

1879, 3k black, printed on green paper, two stamps of type 4, one of which with broken frame at the top left, one stamp has tiny thin, large part of OG, VF
500.00
1213    22

Bogorodsk

1888, direct mailing piece of St. Petersburg Insurance Co., sent from Moscow to Bogorodsk zemstvo, franked by two Imperial 1k orange, upon arrival to Bogorodsk uprated with imperforated 1k red violet, paid for rural delivery, endorsed by volost clerk "Returned because of the addressee death", VF
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300.00
1214 **/*   116
1895, 4k dull green, complete sheet of 18 (6x3), minor marginal flaws and two stamps have some facial soiling, still full OG, mainly NH, F/VF
1000.00
1215 (*)   126, b,c
1895, 3k rose, block of 12 (4x3), including two stamps with "8" instead of "3" variety, some perf separations, unused, no gum, VF
250.00
1216  Schmidt #181-85
1896, 2k-20k, complete by Schmidt set of five, two of which have insignificant toning, full or large part of OG, previously hinged, F/VF
100.00
1217  1

Boguchary

1871, black handstamp 5k, printed on paper without watermark, no gum as issued, previously hinged, VF
250.00
1218  2

Borovichy

1872, 5k black and red, diamond-shaped stamp, pen inscription on reverse, full OG, LH, VF
300.00
1219  8a

Bugulma

1894, 2k red, two control numbers ("3" and "8"), a part of blue zemstvo cancellation, VF
100.00
1220 **   9a, var
1895, 2k rose red, control number "13", block of 25, three stamps with missing "1" in handstamp, stamp on position 18 with extra "13" over "3" variety, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
1221 **/*   15a var
1904, 2k multicolored with control handstamp, top sheet margin block of 12 (6x2), including seven stamps overprinted with "6" and five stamps - with "9", full OG, mainly NH, VF
200.00
1222  8

Chern

1869-71, black handstamp 3k on quadrille (8.5mm) paper, enlarged margins, tiny thin mostly on margin, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Schmidt #10, rank "R"
200.00
1223  9-10, 10 var
1869-71, black or blue handstamp 3k on quadrille (4mm) paper, complete set of two, no gum as issued, in addition 3k blue of slightly different shade on gummed paper, LH or hinged, VF, ex-Faberge
400.00
1224  1 var

Dmitriev

1871, 3k black, printed on grayish paper, cut "c" in "cep" variety, slight usual gum crease, full OG, previously hinged, VF
150.00
1225  1

Gadiach

1884, 3k green and rose, manuscript cancellation, balanced margins, VF
300.00
1226  2 var
1884, 3k green and red, center is strongly shifted to the left, a part of blue zemstvo cancellation, thinned, VF appearance
100.00
1227    45
1900, 3k rose and lilac, horizontal pair, used on reverse of local cover, sent from volost Luten'ka to Gadiach Uezd Administration, sealed with wax, all appropriate markings, VF
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250.00
1228    103, 117

Griazovets

1911, cover from Avnegskoye volost to Narva, franked by 1k and 4k, tied by clear violet oval volost ds, upon arrival to Griazovets uprated by Imperial 7k blue, postmarked on arrival, VF, ex-Faberge
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400.00
1229  1

Irbit

1874, 2k black, printed on lilac rose paper, a part of blue volost cancellation, VF, ex-Faberge
150.00
1230  

Kadnikov

1871-79, blue handstamp 3k on diagonally laid paper, which is identical to paper used for stationery envelopes, a part of manuscript endorsement on the left. In our opinion, this item is cut out from such envelope, F/VF and very scarce
300.00
1231  D  

Kharkov

1870, Open Carriage Sheet of Gubernia Zemstvo Administration No.1121 for using two horses on the route "Kharkov - Yekaterinoslav", official sign and blue Zemstvo seal, several folds, still VF
300.00
1232  2a, b
1872-76, 5k gray blue and 5k blue, the first one with black boxed handstamp, full or part of OG, hinged, VF
150.00
1233  3

Kherson

1872, 10k red and black, minute thin, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF
100.00
1234 **/*   4a

Khvalynsk

1914, 2k indigo and rose, 2k blue and carmine, two horizontal tete-beche pairs, the last one with slight gum crease, full OG, NH or LH, VF
150.00
1235  1-2

Kolomna

1871-72, 5k red and 5k blue, complete set of two, the last one has small thin, full or part of OG, hinged, VF
150.00
1236  1-4

Konstantinograd

1913, 1k-10k, complete set of four, stamp of 6k has trimmed perforation, 10k with tiny thin, full or large part of OG, hinged, F/VF
150.00
1237  7, 8-9

Kotelnich

1871-74, 3k with various color combinations, three stamps from two complete issues, counterfoils attached, full OG or no gum as issued (2), previously hinged, VF
200.00
1238 (*)   18, 20

Krasny

1912, two stamps of 3k multicolored, printed on yellow and gray blue paper, corners in different color combinations, unused, no gum, VF
200.00
1239  D  

Krolevets (Chernigov Gub.)

1912, City Administration receipt No. 449 confirmed receiving zemstvo dues in the amount of 1.23rub, cashier's sign, folded twice, still F/VF
75.00
1240  32a var

Kremenchug

1912, 3k olive brown, black and blue, color variety, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, LH, VF, a common stamp with dark brown shade is added for comparison
150.00
1241  1-5

Kuznetsk

1880-1904, lot of five stamps in premium quality, full OG, LH or hinged, VF, Specialized Zemstvo C.v. $63
60.00
1242  7/20

Lebedian

1882-1913, 14 mint stamps neatly identified on a stockcard, one stamp has small thin, others are in flawless condition, full or large part of OG, hinged, VF, Specialized Zemstvo C.v. $318
250.00
1243  2

Lokhvitsa

1901, three imperforated trial color proofs of 3k in blue, red and green, large part of OG or unused, no gum (1), previously hinged, VF
150.00
1244  8 var
1909, 1k red brown, vertical and horizontal pairs imperforated between stamps, the first one with small thin, full or large part of OG, hinged, VF
150.00
1245  9
1909, imperforated trial color proof of 2k in light blue, full OG, LH, VF
75.00
1246 **/*   10-14, var
1910, 1k-10k, complete set in blocks of four, mostly with sheet margins, bottom right stamp of 5k block has a green spot in the base of tower variety, full OG, NH or LH (2), VF, ex-Faberge
300.00
1247  15a
1910, 1k gray, huge four side margin imperforated copy, small thin, large part of OG, hinged, VF, only 100 imperforated stamps were printed
150.00
1248 */U   18-21
1910, Provisional violet surcharges 3k and 6k, complete set of four, full OG, hinged or used (1), F/VF
150.00
1249  22-24
1910, Provisional violet surcharges 1k and 3k, set of three, the first one has small thin spot, otherwise fresh, full or large part of OG, F/VF
200.00
1250  27-28
1910, Provisional violet surcharges 5k and 6k, set of two, large part of OG, hinged, F/VF
150.00
1251 (*)   39-40
1910, violet diagonal surcharges 1k on 15k and 3k on 15k, complete set of two, both with sheet margins, some reversal soiling, still fresh, unused, no gum, VF
100.00
1252 */(*)   42-44
1911, 1k-25k, complete set of three, full OG, previously hinged (1) or unused, no gum, VF
150.00
1253 **   46
1911, 1k green, brown red and black, complete sheet of 25, full OG, NH (hinged on margins only), VF, ex-Stibbe
250.00
1254 (*)   50, var
1911, 10k black, red and light blue, top sheet margin horizontal pair, left stamp without "1" on the right value tablet, unused, no gum, VF
150.00
1255  46-52

Proofs of Zincographic issue

1911, 23 perforated and imperforated proofs in singles, pairs, strips and blocks, some with missing one color, generally fresh condition, full OG or no gum as produced, VF
900.00
1256 */U   2/75

Lokhvitsa Large Collection on Stockpages

1901-16, 234 mostly mint stamps (10 used), singles, pairs and blocks, neatly identified by Chuchin Cat., representing various types of stamps, mainly nice and fresh, however insignificant flaws could be expected, full OG, NH/hinged or used, F/VF or better, Zemstvo Specialized C.v. is over $4,000, questionable imperforated stamps are not counted
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2000.00
1257  1a/9

Lubny

1880-1903, 11 mint stamps neatly identified on a stockcard, nice and fresh condition, full or large part of OG, VF, Specialized Zemstvo C.v. $450
350.00
1258  1-2, 2b, c

Mariupol

1871-75, 5k black, complete by Schmidt set of four, small faults, full or large part of OG, VF appearance
300.00
1259  27-29 var

Morshansk

1895-99, 5k multicolored, seven different perforation errors, including three with extra perforation across the design, imperforated at one side or between stamps, fresh, full OG, LH or hinged, VF and attractive
200.00
1260  2

Nolinsk

1867, 2k black, printed on yellow paper, type 3, manuscript cancellation, fresh, VF and rare, rank "RR", ex-Markovich, Mertens, Dr. Greis certificate
5000.00
1261  2

Novgorod

1870, 5k black, printed on rose lilac paper, premium quality, full OG, VLH, VF
150.00
1262  6
1878, 5k black, printed on lilac rose paper, right sheet margin copy, slight gum creases, full OG, previously hinged, VF, rank "R"
500.00
1263    2

Osa

1890, 4k yellow brown and light brown, placed over label seal on reverse of cover addressed to zemstvo administration, cancelled by violet zemstvo date stamp, VF
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250.00
1264  9
1894, 2k red and light green, a part of violet oval volost "3.July.1894" date stamp, VF, according to Schmidt this is the earliest recorded date of cancellation
100.00
1265  24b, 26a
1899, 4k black red and gray blue, 2k black and bluish green, printed on thick (0.15mm) paper, full OG, LH, VF, Schmidt #33-34
100.00
1266  3

Pereslav

1878, 3k black, printed on green paper, pen cross cancellation, slight thin on margin did not affect the stamp, VF
100.00
1267  1/16

Perm

1872-1918, 15 mint stamps neatly identified on a stockcard, two stamps with thins, otherwise fresh and nice lot, full or large part of OG, F/VF, Specialized Zemstvo C.v. $610
400.00
1268 **   3

Petrozavodsk

1901-16, 3k green, complete sheet of 25, small marginal faults, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1269  D  

Podol'skaya Gubernia

1919, Preliminary Procurement Appropriation Note of Zemstvo Administration for 110rub to countryman O. Khalupenko, several folds and minor creases, generally fresh condition, VF and scarce
300.00
1270 */U   1-4, var

Poltava

1903, the First issue, 13 mostly mint (1 used) stamps on a stockcard, including one pair and strip of four, representing five different printing varieties, generally nice condition, we mention water stain on imperforated 10k and short perforation on the right stamp of 10k pair, full or large part of OG, F/VF or better, Specialized Zemstvo C.v. is about $2,000
1250.00
1271  7, var
1904, violet handstamped 3(k) on 10k rose, two stamps, one of which with a white spot over "ia" in "Zemskaia" variety, one stamp with small thin, full or large part of OG, hinged, F/VF
200.00
1272 */U   8/20

State Printing issues

1905-15, Coat of Arms, 1k-30k, 34 stamps in singles, pairs and one block of four, the lot contains eight used values, two of which are cancelled on pieces and four presenting different volost cancellations, nice condition, full or large part of OG, LH/hinged or used, F/VF
300.00
1273 */U   21-24, var

Handstamped "3" on State Printing issues

1908-09, 39 primarily mint (9 - used) stamps bearing violet surcharge 3(k) in various positions, including 17 placed diagonally, horizontally, inverted, doubled and etc., nice and fresh, full OG, LH/hinged or used, F/VF
900.00
1274 */U   25-31, a

Bicentenary of Poltava Battle

1909, 98 mainly mint (14 used) stamps in singles, pairs and blocks on stockpages, perforated and imperforated, various types of stamps and printing varieties, apparently clean condition, we mention several stamps with some gum toning, full OG, NH, LH/hinged or used, F/VF, Specialized Zemstvo C.v. $930++
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600.00
1275    29
1911, 6k gray olive and red brown, used on reverse of local cover from Brateshki volost to Poltava Zemstvo Administration, tied by volost seal, line date stamp and Poltava zemstvo marking, VF
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200.00
1276  33
1911, black surcharge 1k on 3k dark blue, tiny red ink facial soiling, fresh, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Schmidt #22, rank "R"
200.00
1277  35 var
1911, inverted black surcharge 1k on 3k green, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF
300.00
1278  35a
1911, red surcharge 1k on 3k green, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Schmidt #25, rank "R"
150.00
1279  36
1911, red surcharge 1k on 6k brown lilac, full OG, LH, VF, Schmidt #28, rank "R"
200.00
1280  36a var
1911, inverted black surcharge 1k on 6k brown lilac, cancelled on a piece, VF
300.00
1281  38
1911, black surcharge 1k on 15k green, full OG, LH, VF, Schmidt #30, rank "RR"
400.00
1282  39-40
1911, two stamps with black surcharge 1k over 3(k) on 1k orange and on 6k brown lilac, full OG, LH, VF, Schmidt #31-32, each stamp has rank "R"
500.00
1283  40
1911, black surcharge 1k over 3(k) on 6k brown lilac, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Schmidt #32, rank "R"
300.00
1284  41
1911, black surcharge 1k over 3(k) on 10k carmine, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Gan'ko guarantee, Schmidt #33, rank "RR"
1000.00
1285 **/*   Schmidt #42, 45
1918-19, red surcharge 20(k) on 6k blue and violet 60k on 1k green, full OG, NH or LH, VF
150.00
1286  Schmidt #46
1919, carmine handstamped surcharge 60k on 1k yellow green, full OG, LH, VF, 50 copies were printed
300.00
1287  Schmidt #46B
1919, violet handstamped surcharge 60k on 1k red, gum inclusion spot at the top right corner, full OG, LH, VF and very rare, only ten copies were printed
2500.00
1288  43/54
1910-12, diagonal handstamped surcharges on Poltava Battle issue, set of nine, full OG, NH (#44) or LH/hinged, F/VF
300.00
1289  45 var
1910, inverted diagonal violet surcharge 1k on 10k red brown and gray green, slight bottom right corner fold, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce, 20 copies were printed
500.00
1290  43a, 45a-46a
1910-12, diagonal handstamped surcharges on Poltava Battle issue, three imperforated copies, full OG, previously hinged, VF
400.00
1291  50 var
1912, inverted diagonal violet surcharge 3k on 6k gray green and red brown, red zemstvo cancellation, slight soiling at the bottom, VF and scarce, 20 copies were issued
500.00
1292 */(*)   55/64
1911, horizontal typo surcharges on Poltava Battle issue, set of nine (less #59 for completion), full/large part of OG or unused, no gum (1), VF
350.00
1293  55a-56a, 58a
1911, horizontal typo surcharges on Poltava Battle issue, three imperforated copies, full OG, previously hinged, VF
300.00
1294  62 var
1911, inverted horizontal black surcharge 3k on 10k red brown and gray green, full OG, LH, VF
200.00
1295  64 var
1911, inverted horizontal black surcharge 3k on 15k violet and gray, large part of OG, hinged, VF
200.00
1296 */U   55/62

Poltava Horizontal Surcharges - Collective Lot

1911, 14 mostly mint (four - used, representing three different volost cancellations) stamps on a stockcard, including singles, two pairs and strip of three, various types, fresh, full/part of OG or used, F/VF
300.00
1297  69
1912, three-line black surcharge 40k on 10k red brown and gray green, full OG, LH, VF
300.00
1298 (*)   70
1912, three-line black surcharge 50k on 15k violet and gray, unused, no gum, VF
300.00
1299  70 var
1912, three-line double black surcharge 50k on 15k violet and gray, horizontal pair of both types surcharge, red zemstvo cancellation, VF and scarce
2000.00
1300  Schmidt #82/91

Official stamps

1912, Medical Districts, six cancelled stamps, one with small thin, generally fresh, F/VF
250.00
1301  Schmidt #92-101
1912, Rural Public Schools, complete set of ten, one stamp (#99) has small thin, full/large part of OG, previously hinged, VF
300.00
1302  Schmidt #93 imp
1912, Rural Public School No.2, 3k orange, nice margins imperforated copy, printed on paper with printer's watermark, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce, only eight copies recorded
200.00
1303  Schmidt #94-96
1912, Rural Public Schools, three different used stamps, one - on a piece, fresh, VF
150.00
1304 (*)   Schmidt #102/06
1912, Agricultural Districts, set of four different, one stamp with minor toning, still fresh, unused, no gum, VF appearance
100.00
1305  Schmidt #104 imp
1912, Agricultural District No.3, 3k green, left sheet margin imperforated copy, full OG, previously hinged, VF
200.00
1306  Schmidt #111
1912, Official stamp, 3k gray violet without overprint, full OG, LH, VF
250.00
1307  Schmidt #113, 116-17
1912, black surcharge "Private" and 1k on 3k green, three different stamps, two stamps creased, still full OG, previously hinged, VF appearance
150.00
1308  Schmidt #117A var
1912, black surcharge 1k on 3k green, missing word "Private" in surcharge, "hook on k" variety, minor facial abrasion and gum toned spots, still a collectable copy of this rare stamp, full OG, previously hinged, VF appearance
750.00
1309  Schmidt #119/28
1912, black surcharge "Private" and 1k on 3k blue, set of six different, one stamp has small thin, two - with minor gum toning, still fresh, full or large part of OG, previously hinged, VF
300.00
1310  Schmidt #119
1912, black surcharge "Private" and 1k on 3k blue, a part of black boxed zemstvo cancellation, VF
150.00
1311 (*)   Schmidt #136
1912, black surcharge "Private" and small 5k on 3k orange, fresh, unused, no gum, VF
500.00
1312 */(*)   71-72
1912, Coat of Arms, 1k and 3k, set of two, minor reversal soiling, full OG, LH or unused, no gum, VF
400.00
1313  78 var
1912, Huts issue, 10k gray, violet and black, omitted "10" on the right value tablet, left sheet margin copy, full OG, previously hinged, VF and rare
1000.00
1314  94-95
1912, 1k blue green and 3k red, two horizontal pairs with postal cancellations, the last one - on a piece, VF
150.00
1315 */U   

Poltava - Remainder of the Consignment

1910-18, 69 mostly mint (15 - used) stamps on two stock pages, representing surcharges on State Printing and Poltava Battle issues, Official stamps and Huts issue, used ones include several volost cancellations, condition is a little mixed, some usual flaws noted, vast majority is fresh and F/VF, Specialized Zemstvo C.v. $2,600
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1500.00
1316  29-33, a

Pskov

1896, 1k-40k, perforated and imperforated complete sets of five, two stamps with slight gum toning, full OG, LH or hinged, VF
150.00
1317    

Rostov

1876, Zemstvo Administration blank form of delivery order for an expedited parcel (Bilet), signed by zemstvo officials at the bottom, Rostov zemstvo blue negative seal, light fold and small tear at the bottom, still VF and rare
750.00
1318  3

Saratov

1874, 5k blue, horizontal pair, fresh and flawless, full OG, LH, VF
400.00
1319  22

Shatsk

1911, 3k black, printed on light greenish gray paper, horizontal pair used on a part of envelope, cancelled by black zemstvo ds and violet volost seal, VF, ex-Faberge
100.00
1320    

Simferopol

1910's, form of official Imperial postcard for statistical report, pre-printed by Tavricheskaya Gubernia Zemstvo Administration at Simferopol, bearing appropriate violet zemstvo seal, several paper folds, still fresh, VF and scarce
300.00
1321    19c

Solikamsk

1912, 5k orange brown, used on reverse of local registered cover addressed to Uezd Administration, tied by oval volost Chermez ds, VF
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300.00
1322 **   6 var

Soroki

1880, 3k multicolored, block of four with double vertical perforation between stamps, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1323  6, 8
1885, 3k multicolored, two stamps with large part of blue oval volost cancellations, VF, ex-Faberge
200.00
1324  10
1892, five imperforated proofs of 3k in horizontal pairs, all different color combinations, no gum as printed, VF and scarce assembly, ex-Faberge
1500.00
1325  11
1898, matched perforated and imperforated sets of four proofs of 3k in various colors, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, no gum as produced, VF, ex-Faberge
1200.00
1326  11
1898, two imperforated proofs of 3k in different colors, printed on thin cards, no gum as printed, VF, ex-Faberge
400.00
1327 **/*   1/15

Spassk

1883-1900, 3k back, four horizontal imperforated pairs printed on different paper, full OG, NH or previously hinged, VF
300.00
1328  Schmidt #3

Staraya Russa

1882, gray blue handstamp 5k, small faults, in addition reprint of the same issue in dark blue, no gum as produced, F/VF appearance
100.00
1329  Schmidt #12

Starobyelsk

1878, 3k light olive yellow, type 5, fresh, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce, rank "R"
500.00
1330  3

Tambov

1872, 5k lilac, white line over "5" at the top right value tablet variety, insignificant gum toning, large part of OG, F/VF, rank "R"
500.00
1331  Schmidt #5

Tikhvin

1871, handstamped (5k) in dull red, some gum toning, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF
400.00
1332  Schmidt #8
1872, handstamped (5k) in brownish red, fresh, full original brownish gum, previously hinged, VF
200.00
1333  9
1874, 5k blue, top sheet margin vertical pair, different types, right stamp with tiny thin, full OG, previously hinged, VF
200.00
1334 */(*)   2, a, b, c

Tver

1871, 2k, four stamps of different ink handstamp in blue or black, full/large part of OG or unused, no gum (1), VF
250.00
1335  5, 5a
1875, 2k dark red and blue, two copies printed on different paper, one with small thin mostly on margin, full or part of OG, F/VF
200.00
1336  3, 8

Urzhum

1893-1905, five stamps of 2k, each one bearing a part of different volost cancellation, fresh, VF
300.00
1337  2/25

Ustiuzhna

1889-97, 15 mint stamps properly identified on a stockcard, nice and fresh condition, full or large part of OG, F/VF, Specialized Zemstvo C.v. $377
300.00
1338  3a

Ustsysolsk

1874, 3k black, printed on dark red glazed paper, inverted "3" at the top left value tablet, insignificant creases, large part of OG, F/VF
300.00
1339  28
1915, 5k carmine rose, perforation 12 1/2, large part of violet boxed volost cancellation, tiny corner perforation toning at the bottom right corner, still VF
300.00
1340 */U   1/13

Valki

1893-1908, nine mostly mint stamps (one used), including two pairs, neatly identified on a stockcard, fresh condition, full part of OG or unused (1), F/VF, Specialized Zemstvo C.v. $205
150.00
1341 **   Schmidt #27

Velsk

1916(?), 6k green, complete sheet of 25, in addition Griazovets 4k blue in block of ten, full OG, mostly NH, VF
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250.00
1342 **   1

Verkhnednieprovsk

1866, 4k black, left sheet margin copy, flawless condition, full OG, NH (LH on margin), VF
200.00
1343  6-9
1874-76, 4k in various colors, four stamps, full or large part of OG, previously hinged, VF
200.00
1344 **   17 var

Vessiegonsk

1892, 5k black, printed on lilac paper, vertical pair imperforated horizontally between stamps and at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1345 **   21
1912, 3k brown on rose background, complete sheet of 25, some marginal flaws, full OG, stamps are NH, VF
100.00
1346  1-6, a

Vetluga

1908, 1k-20k, perforated and imperforated complete sets of six, full OG, hinged or unused, no gum (2), F/VF
150.00
1347  1, 4
1908, three imperforated proofs in brown, one of which printed on violet paper, full OG or no gum as produced (1), VF
200.00
1348  4

Yegoryevsk

1872, 3k black, diamond shaped stamp, full OG, previously hinged, VF, premium quality copy, rank "R"
500.00
1349  Schmidt #1-3

Zadonsk

1878-80, 5k black and yellow, three stamps of different issues, counterfoil is attached, full OG on stamps only, LH, VF
200.00
1350  2-5
1883-87, 5k black and yellow green, 5k black and light blue, four different stamps with counterfoils, full OG on stamps only, LH or hinged, VF
150.00
1351  36-37, a
1896, 5k red and greenish blue, 1k brown, two of each - perforated and imperforated, full or large part of OG, LH or hinged, VF
200.00
1352    27

Zienkov

1899, 1k brown, vertical strip of three, used on reverse of local cover addressed to Uezd Zemstvo Administration, manuscript date, VF
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250.00
1353 **   31a
1898, 3k gold bronze, vertical imperforated strip of three, all different types, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1354 **/*   32
1898, 3k bronze, gutter block of eight with double perforation (complete sheet without margins), capital "E" or small "e" letters in "Zemsk", top left stamp with a hole, otherwise full OG, NH or LH, VF
100.00
1355 **   35
1900, 3k black, greenish blue and gold, top right corner margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
1356  3a

Zolotonosha

1885, 2k black, green and yellow, vertical tete-beche pair, completely flawless item, full OG, LH, VF
300.00
1357 **   4a
1890, 2k black, green and yellow, block of 19, contains eight couche, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
1358  7, var
1891, black handstamped provisional 3(k) on 2k black, green and yellow, two stamps of different shades of green color, full or large part of OG, VF, ex-Bade
100.00
1359 **   16-17, var
1909-16, 3k green and 10k red, complete sheets of 25, two different shades of each denomination, the total is four sheets, marginal flaws mentioned, full OG, stamps are NH, VF
Click here to see Sheet 2, Click here to see Sheet 3,
Click here to see Sheet 4
300.00
1360 */U   

Zemstvo Collections
Starting Collection

1880-1916, 241 mint and used stamps on stockpages, representing issues of 66 various rural districts, including nice variety of volost cancellations as well as some scarce and difficult stamps, usual mixed condition, generally well looking lot, F/VF
Click here to see Page 2, Click here to see Page 3,
Click here to see Page 4, Click here to see Page 5
750.00
1361 */U   

Common Design Type Collection

1898-1917, Coat of Arms, 104 mostly mint (seven used) stamps on a stockpage, representing 38 various districts, including stamps from State and Provisional printings, generally nice and fresh, full or large pat of OG, F/VF or better
Click here to see Part 2
600.00