Lots 977 - 1061 of Catalogue of Auction #89, April 15-17, 2021.

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Lots 977 - 1061,
Catalogue of Auction #89, April 15-17, 2021. Raritan Stamps, Inc

 
RUSSIAN IMPERIAL POSTAL STATIONERY ITEMS
 
Lot   Cat.#
Description
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Net Price
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Stationery Envelopes for City Post items
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977  cover  SKG4 A    (Catalogued by Standard Collection Catalog of The Russian Empire, issued in St. Petersburg in 2006) 1848, 2nd issue, 5k(+1k) blue, inverted indicia at the bottom left corner, size 170x113mm, tiny soiling at top right, still fresh, unused, VF, C.v. $200
sold
978  cover  SKG4 F 1857, 2nd issue, 5k(+1k) blue, inverted indicia at the bottom left corner, size 135x104mm, neat Moscow "14.JAN.18.." ds, wax seal on reverse, some soiling and horizontal fold, otherwise fine and rare usage
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sold
979  cover  SKG5 C 1864-68, 3rd issue, 5k(+1k) gray blue, indicia at the bottom right corner, size 135x102mm, insignificant foxing, still nice and clean, unused, VF, C.v. $200
sold
980  cover  SKG5 C var 1864-68, 3rd issue, 5k(+1k) pale ultra, color shade variety, indicia at the bottom right corner, size 135x102mm, fresh, unused, VF
sold
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Stamped Envelopes for Imperial Post
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981  cover  SK1 1848, 1st issue, 10k(+1k) black, sharp and clear embossing, size 137x107mm, addressed to Zhytomyr, pen cross cancellation, wax seal, VF, ex-Sarandinaki, Faberge, C.v. $1,000
sold
982  cover  SK1    Stamped Envelope No.1 Used as Money Letter
1848, stationery envelope 10k(+1k) black sent from Yasnovskaya Postal Station (Vladimir Gub.) to Moscow, addressed to Tea Shop and enclosed 34.50 rub, Postal Station wax seal, two-line black "Received. 1852. Jan.15" arrival marking on address side, some wear at right, still F/VF and a great rarity, the only known No.1 stamped envelope used as money letter, ex-M. Liphschutz
2875.00
983  cover  SK6 1848, 2nd issue, 30k(+1k) rose on yellowish paper, size 142x115mm, fresh, unused, VF, C.v. $300
sold
984  cover  SK9 1855, 4th issue, 20k(+1k) light blue on white paper, size 143x114mm, fresh, unused, VF, C.v. $150
sold
985  cover  SK11, var 1861, 5th issue, two envelopes of 20k(+1k) light blue or light ultra, approximate size 143x115mm, both printed on white paper, unused and VF, C.v. $300++
sold
986  cover  SK12 1861, 5th issue, 30(+1)k brick red on grayish paper, size 144x114mm, fresh, unused, VF, C.v. $175
110.00
987  cover  SK10-12 var    Plate Varieties on Envelopes of the 5th issue
1861, 12 items, including 5 of 10k(+1k) black (gray black or gray), 4 of 20k(+1k) gray ultra (pale ultra) and 3 of 30k(+1k) brick red (pale brick red), each one showing indicia's printing flaws, neatly arranged on exhibition pages, apparently fresh, unused and VF, C.v. $1,525 for envelopes w/o varieties
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sold
988  cover  SK21 var 1868, two unissued (due to incomparability of envelope size and denomination) 20k blue, size 113x75mm and 140x58mm, insignificant soiling spots, still fresh, unused, VF
sold
989  cover  PC12 var 1889-90, stationery postcard 3k red with double impression (one inverted), fresh and unused, VF and rare
275.00
990 Mi PC24 1913, Romanov Dynasty issue, Alexander III, three proofs in various stages of completion for central vignette for postal stationery card 3k in red, printed on a thin cards with size 36-43x44x45mm, one with inscription at bottom in black ink, mostly VF and very rare, ex-Norman Epstein
sold
991 cover  ES6 A 1896, essay of letter card with pre-paid reply 10k+10k blue, each part with red overprint "PROEKT", insignificant perf separation at right, still fresh, VF and very rare
sold
 
 
IMPERIAL POSTAGE STAMPS AND CLASSIC POSTAL HISTORY
 
Lot   Cat.#
Description
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Net Price
992  2 1858, 10k brown and blue, perforation 14 1/2x15, thick paper with watermark numeral "1", bottom left "0" with thickening at right (looks like a keyhole), tied by experimental "1" inside three concentric circles dotted cancellation with extra dots in front and behind "1" (type 2, used from February to June of 1858), fresh and VF
sold
993  1-2 1857, a piece of stamp paper with watermark numeral "1", which had been used for printing of actual postage stamps of No.1 and No.2, contains vertical pair of watermarks with left margin showing part of additional watermark "Pochotovye Marki" (Postage Stamps), perfect quality, no gum as produced, VF and very rare, ex-V. Ustinovsky
N/A
994  3 1858, 20k blue and orange, perforation 14 1/2x15, printed on thin paper with watermark numeral "2", neat dotted cancellation, perfectly centered with intact perforation, VF, C.v. $1,700
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995  3 1858, 20k blue and orange, perforation 14 1/2x15, printed on thick paper with watermark numeral "2", large part of "Nizhegor. Yarm" (N. Novgorod Trade Fair) cancellation, minor perf irregularities at top, unblemished deep colors, VF and very rare pre-philatelic Yarmarka marking, especially on the early stamp
sold
996  8 1860-70, 10k brown and blue, perforation 12 1/2, group of 15 plus one stamp of 10k on horizontally laid paper, various circular (8), flat-sided hexagon (5), truncated triangle (1) and rectangular (2, including "597" - Nukha, Shemakha Prov.) dotted cancellations, some perf defects mentioned, still fine and interesting group
sold
997 **   19-25 1866-70, 1k-30k, complete set of six printed on horizontally laid paper, nice and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF
sold
998  22a 1866, 5k black and grayish blue, printed on horizontally laid paper, cancelled on a piece by Moscow oval marking "2" (rounded top and flat bottom) inside large dots, fresh and VF, ex-Mehrtens, Faberge, scarce so nice
sold
999 ** block  25 1866, 30k carmine and green, printed on horizontally laid paper, bottom sheet margin block of four, top right stamp with a spot over "3" in oval "za 3 lota", bottom right with broken line of the cloak at left, post office fresh, full OG,NH, VF
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sold
1000  cover  9, 12, 22 1869, five stamps, including 20k with perforation 12 1/2, three stamps of 1k on paper without watermark and 5k on horizontally laid paper, met altogether 28k postal rate, used on entire wrapper from Taganrog to Marseille, Moscow transit and arrival ds on reverse, VF, interesting and rare postal history item bearing mixed franking of three different issues, ex-M. Liphschutz
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1001  cover  22c, 24a 1873, 5k black and violet, 20k blue and orange in horizontal pair, three stamps printed on vertically laid paper (!), used on registered cover from Vasilievskaya volost via Nolinsk to Vyatka, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, slight filing fold, still VF and rare franking
345.00
1002  cover  24 1871, 20k blue and orange on horizontally laid paper, single franking of entire wrapper from St. Petersburg to London, St. Petersburg Warsaw Railroad cancel, Aus Russland transit and red London arrival marking, usual folds did not detract, mostly VF and nice solo franking
85.00
1003  cover  24a 1872, 20k blue and orange, printed on vertically laid paper, used on entire wrapper from Moscow to St. Petersburg, all appropriate markings and wax seal, VF and very scarce stamp on cover, ex-Faberge
sold
1004 ** block  27, var 1879, 7k gray and rose, printed on horizontally laid paper, bottom margin block of four, upper left stamp has broken left posthorn variety, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $200 for stamps w/o variety
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1005 **/* block  55/70 1902-05, 13th and 17th issues per Russian Specialized Catalogs, 1k-7r and 1k-7k, two complete sets of nine and five respectively on vertically laid paper, representing different backgrounds of 1k-7k stamps, most with sheet margins, nice condition, full OG, generally NH (top stamps of one block of 2k, 5k and 7k are LH), VF and very difficult assemblage
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1006 ** block  71 1906, 5r dark blue, green and pale blue, printed on vertically laid paper, unfolded block of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $640++
sold
1007 block  79 1908, perforated proof of 10k in light blue, block of four printed on ungummed paper with vertical varnish lines, significantly different design from issued stamps - inner oval has triple instead of double line at top, two curls at each side of the top ribbon "Pochtovaya Marka", side curls of the outer oval forming by one instead of two lines and etc., nice centering and very fresh, VF and extremely rare multiple, an issued stamp in pale blue is enclosed to avoid misleading
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1008  81 var 1912-17, 15k red brown and blue, printed on paper with vertical varnish lines, inverted offset of the design on the face, appearing as double impression, full OG, very light trace of hinge, VF and a spectacular item, P. Buchsbayew certificate
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115.00
1009  81 1909, perforated proof of 15k in light blue, printed on paper with vertical varnish lines, perfect centering with intact perforation, full OG, LH, VF, expertized by W. Pohl
sold
1010 ** block  82, 85 var 1912-16, 20k blue and carmine, 50k lilac and green, two stamps with background in addition printed on gum side in unfolded blocks of four, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, VF
N/A
1011  90 1913, Romanov Dynasty, Alexander III, imperforated proof of central vignette of 3k in carmine, size 29x62mm, printed on thick chalk surfaced thin card, no gum as produced, hinged, VF and scarce, ex-Norman Epstein
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1012  93 1913, Romanov Dynasty, Nicholas II, imperforated die proof of central vignette of 10k in dark blue, size 48x63mm, printed on chalk-surfaced thin card, no gum as produced, VF and scarce, ex-Norman Epstein
sold
1013  96 1913, Romanov Dynasty, Alexander I, imperforated die proof of central vignette of 20k in olive green, size 38- 40x78mm, printed on chalk-surfaced thin card, no gum as produced, pencil initials at bottom, VF and scarce, ex- Norman Epstein
sold
1014 ** block  107a var 1915, Romanov Dynasty money stamp, Alexander I 20k olive green, bottom left corner sheet margin imperforated block of 24 (6x4) with double impression, no gum as issued, NH, VF and scarce multiple
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1015 **   107, 116 var 1915-16, Romanov Dynasty money stamps, 20k olive green and 3k carmine rose, each one with offset of reversal text on the face variety, no gum as produced, NH, VF
sold
1016  cover  105-07 1915, Romanov Dynasty, money stamps of 10k, 15k and 20k, complete set of three used on philatelic cover in Pushkino (Moscow Gub.), backstamped, VF, definitely went through the mail philatelic item with prohibited franking
110.00
1017  120-35 1917, 2k-10r, imperforated set of 16 (less 1k and 20k, with additional 14k unissued in this set), each one with partial perfin "Obrazets", balanced to enlarged, full OG, apparently all are NH, F/VF and very rare stamps from the Postal Archives, ex-Vadim Ustinovsky
sold
1018 ** block  121 var 1917, 3k red, imperforated block of four with complete offset of the design on reverse, full OG, NH, VF
N/A
1019 ** P  131a, d 1917, two imperforated 1r values, printed on paper with vertical varnish lines, first one has no center and denomination, the other one with double impression of the background, in addition proof without varnish lines in slightly changed color of the background and with triple impression (two albino) of the center and frame, all with full OG, NH, VF
N/A
1020 ** block  135 1917, 10r scarlet, yellow and gray, right sheet margin imperforated block of 12 (4x3), folded once between 3rd and 4th vertical rows, each stamp is different, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,200++
sold
1021 **/* block  137b var 1919, 3.50r maroon and green, perforation 13 1/2, block of four without horizontal varnish lines variety, full OG, NH or VLH (top stamps), VF
60.00
1022 ** block  137d, 138c 1919, 3.50r maroon and green, 7r green and pink, two imperforated values in corner sheet margin blocks of four printed on paper with horizontal varnish lines, completely flawless quality pieces, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare set of blocks, ex-Vadim Ustinovsky, this lot had been sold in our Auction #73 for $17,250 including Auction's commission, C.v. $24,400, Standard Cat. #R08-09, C.v. 2,100,000P=US$28,000 as singles
sold
 
 
IMPERIAL POSTAL HISTORY BY THEME
 
Lot   Cat.#
Description
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Net Price
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Disinfected mailings
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1023  cover   1845, stampless entire letter to Sardinian Consul in Odessa, black boxed marking "Ochischeno v Odesskom Karantine. 17 March 1845" (Decontaminated in Odessa Quarantine), slits and punching for disinfection, VF, Dobin Cat. #9.04
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1024  cover   1847, stampless entire letter from Marseilles to Odessa via Constantinople, forwarding Agent's cachet in blue, a part of black boxed marking "Ochischeno v Odesskom Karantine" (Decontaminated in Odessa Quarantine),usual punches and slits for disinfection, VF, Dobin #9.05
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1025  cover   1851, stampless entire letter to Odessa, red Constantinople date stamp and black oval blurry marking "Ochisch. v Odes. Karantine. 25.FEB.1851" (Decontaminated in Odessa Quarantine), usual slits and punches for disinfection, VF and scarce incoming entire from Russian Levant, Dobin #9.07a for boxed marking
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1026  cover   1853, stampless entire letter to Sardinian Consul in Odessa, black oval marking with inverted date "Ochisch. v Odes. Karantine 24 MAR 18__", usual slits and punctures, VF and very scarce, Dobin #9.07a var
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1027  cover   1854, stampless entire letter to Sardinian Consul at Odessa, black oval marking "Ochisch. v Odes. Karantine 8 JAN. 1854", usual slits and punctures for disinfection, VF, Dobin #9.07a
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sold
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Direct Mail Pieces (Advertising by Mail)
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1028  cover  60 1907, envelope with pre-printed advertising of Technical Services by S. Scherbakov, sent from Tyumen to England, franked by 10k dark blue, Leeds arrival ds, cover was opened for display, still F/VF
85.00
1029  cover  SC #PB4 A 1908, entire stationery wrapper 2k green with pre-printed advertisement of Moscow Associated Society of Quartet Singing "Liedertafel" (German Society of Choral Singing), sent in Moscow, VF
85.00
1030  cover  73, 75 1911, Moisei Klummel's Rubber Handstamps Manufactory pre-printed advertising postcard sent from Dvinsk to Dresden, franked by two stamps, tied by oval Dvinsk Train Station ds, VF
105.00
1031  cover  78, 90, 93 1914, pre-printed envelope with advertisement of "Deringer, Luther & Co." Trading House in Moscow (Footwear and Manufacture), addressed to Sweden, franked by three values, censorship marking on front and Stockholm arrival ds on reverse, F/VF
85.00
1032  cover  89 1914, Soap "Dermozone", "Savozone" and "Alozone", postcard with pre-printed advertisement on front and reverse, sent from St. Petersburg to Helsingfors, Romanov Dynasty 2k green printed matter franking, mostly VF
85.00
1033  cover   1915, coupon to get free Eytimol Toothpaste affixed over free-frank military postcard to Petrograd, violet marking "From Front-Line Forces" and Field Post date stamp, VF and very uncommon
85.00
1034  cover      Group of Four Direct Mail Pieces
1912-15, Factory Warehouse of Musical Instruments at St. Petersburg, Vaasa (Finland) Shoe Factory and two Finnish Printing House advertising printed on envelopes, which were sent from St. Petersburg to Germany, from Nikolaistad to Copenhagen, from Helsingfors to Tavastehus or USA, three franked by Russian and one by Finnish definitives, appropriate markings, mostly VF
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N/A
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Ship Mail
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1035  cover  SC #PC13 1907, stationery postcard 4k red to Tsuruga, written in Japanese, tied by Tsuruga ds (no Russian cancellation was applied) and boxed "Paquebot" marking upon arrival, mostly VF
sold
1036  cover  58 1907, cover addressed to New York via Japan, posted to the mail on board of a steamship of Russian East Asiatic Line, franked by a pair of 5k claret, cancelled with black oval "Parokhod Obsch. R.V.A.P." date stamp, boxed Japanese "Paquebot" marking is alongside, Tsuruga transit on reverse, minor perf tips soiling, still VF and scarce
290.00
1037  cover  75 1910, postcard (view of Odessa Port), franked by 3k red, addressed to Kharkov, posted in the mail on board of a steamship of Crimea-Caucasus Steamship Line, tied by blue boxed steamship "20.6.10" date stamp and above that by Odessa "22.6.10" machine cancellation, Kharkov arrival marking is alongside, VF and rare
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460.00
1038  cover  79a 1910, cover addressed to Switzerland, franked by 10k light blue, posted in the mail on board of a steamship "Blagoveschensk - Nikolayevsk", tied with oval steamship ds, arrival marking on reverse, VF and scarce, S. Sismondo certificate
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345.00
1039  cover  75 1910, PPC from Chernyayevo (Amur Gub.) to Blagoveschensk, franked by 3k red, delivered by a steamship "Blagoveschensk - Sretensk", all appropriate markings, slightly rounded corners, mostly VF
sold
1040  cover   1917, postcard without paid postage sent from Kama - Volga SS "Perm-Rybinsk" to Borispol' (then - Poltava Gub.), addressed to Czechoslovak Officers' Association, two oval markings applied, one is "14.6.17" datestamp and another one is steamship postage due "6(k)", arrival ds is alongside, traces of previous mounting on reverse, otherwise VF and scarce
sold
1041  cover  SC #III.75    Soviet Period Steamship Item
1931-32, advertising stationery card 5k red brown from Vladivostok to Riga, prepared to be sent by a steamship on line "Vladivostok - Severnye Uezdy" with appropriate "Doplat. Par. Vladivost.-S.U. " postage due marking applied (rate for postcard to Riga was 10k), however sea service was closed due to winter season and card had been sent by usual way, tied by two Vladivostok date stamps of "November 28.1931" and "1.12.31", as well as violet "T. 25c. ", Riga "4.1.32" arrival and red oval "24(s) " another due hs, minor conveyance flaws, still F/VF and rare
575.00
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Imperial Censorship in a Peacetime
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1042  cover   1891-1914, six entire wrappers which were used for sending periodicals (only printed matters coming from abroad were censored at that time), sent from France (2), Great Britain, Switzerland (3), addressed to St. Petersburg and Gubernia, Pernau (2 - censored in Riga), Podolia Gub. (censored in Odessa), Vladivostok, minor conveyance flaws mentioned, still F/VF
sold
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Military Mailings
Army Summer Camp Mailings
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1043  cover   1896, free-frank cover from Griazovets Office of the Military Chief (Vologda Gub.) to commander of 103rd Petrozavodsk Infantry Regiment at that time located in Grodno Camp, official paper seal and special camp date stamp in black on reverse plus all appropriate markings, VF and rare military camp correspondence
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1044  cover   1897, three free-frank covers addressed to commander of 103rd Petrozavodsk Infantry Regiment, in that time located at Grodno Camp, sent from Offices of the Military Chiefs in Novogrudok and Grodno; and one - from Novogrudok Police Department, each one with violet sender's office seal and special Camp ds in blue on reverse, some conveyance defects, still F/VF and rare group
sold
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Field Post on Manoeuvres
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1045  cover  SC #MK41B 1902, stationery envelope 7k blue, bearing two different boxed three-line markings "Field Post on Manoeuvres. Main Field Post Office" on reverse in violet and very slight on front in red, posted from St. Petersburg to St. Michel (then Russian Finland), postmarked on arrival, VF
345.00
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Russo - Japanese War
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1046  cover   1904, postcard from Orenburg Cossack 9th Cavalry Regiment to Orenburg, delivered by mail car No.264 "Harbin - Khabarovsk", arrival marking is alongside, VF
sold
1047  cover   1905, postcard from 26th East Siberian Mountain Battery to Omsk, endorsed "From the Mobilized Military Unit", which was located in Samara before going to the front, appropriate arrival marking is alongside, VF
sold
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The World War I
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1048  cover   1916, In favor of the Society of Saint Eugenia, Charity Red Cross postcard representing Arms of Russia and other Allies of the World War I, excellent quality, unused, VF
sold
1049  cover      Prisoners' of War Postcards from Asian and Siberian Camps
1916-17, seven postcards, including 4 sent from Middle Asia camps in Khodjent, Tashkent No.3 and No.4 and Skobelev; 3 others from Far East include four-censor markings from Krasnaya Rechka (Khabarovsk) to Denmark, Pervaya Rechka (Primorye) to Hungary via China and Blagoveschensk to Hungary, as well as censored card from Razdol'noye (Primorye) to Shanghai, appropriate markings, mostly VF
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sold
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Russia on the Eve of Revolutions
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1050  cover   1917 (February 21-22), official postcard from Ivanovo-Voznessensk Post Office to Moscow Post-Telegraph District about the transfer of a specialist, sent two days before, received one day before the February Revolution, closing tear at bottom, still fresh and F/VF
110.00
1051  cover      Collection with Several Later Items
1917- 20, 15 postal history items, including five military free- frank mailings, three correspondences addressed to military units (two foreign), three covers to Red Cross Agency in Denmark, as well as free of postage card of 1920, cover to USA with Tsarist stamps franking and POW's card to Germany of 1948, minor conveyance flaws mentioned, still F/VF
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275.00
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Unusual Postal History items
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1052  cover  46 1900, a summons addressed to the chimney sweep master about necessity coming to the workshop with payment of dues, franked by 1k orange, tied by St. Petersburg figure "7" postmark with red label "Insufficiently Franked. Remove from a Mail Box" attached, usual fold and tiny tear at top, still F/VF and very uncommon
sold
1053  cover  59 1908, registered cover from Nustago (then Lifland Gub., now - Estonia) to St. Petersburg, franked by three stamps of 7k blue, three similar St. Petersburg Main Post Office labels "Received Damaged/Dirty/Broken Seal",appropriate markings, filing fold and two pin-holes, still F/VF and an uncommon item
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85.00
 
 
IMPERIAL COLLECTIONS
 
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1054 */U   1/150, B1-12    Neat Starting Collection on Scott Album Pages
1858-1918, about 230 mostly mint stamps (17 used), starting with No.2 (used), 5 and 10 unused, mint 19-25 31-38, 41-45, 46-53, 55/70, 73-86 in gutter pairs, 88-104, 119-35 and etc., some flaws mentioned, generally nice unit, full/large part of OG or used, F/VF, C.v. is about $4,000
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1055 */U   88-104, 105/41, B1-4    Group of Better Items
1905-17, Russo-Japanese War Charity 3+1k-10+1k (OG, NH), Romanov Dynasty 1k-$5 (OG, hinged) and 22 money stamps, including 4 used values and some color shades, fresh and F/VF
sold
1056 **/* block  105/41    Collection of Money Stamps
1915-17, 56 unused values, representing all four issues of money stamps, singles and blocks, including three imperforated values, one reversal text shift, one without the text, one with perforation error, several color shades and etc., nice quality overall, no gum as issued, NH or LH/hinged, F/VF
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345.00
1057  cover      Postal History Collection of "1 kop" Franking
   This rate had been introduced in 1872 for locally sent wrappers containing printed matters, invitations, greetings, congratulatory letters and postcards
1880-1915, about one hundred postal history items on written up pages, all franked by stamps of 1k orange of different issues, representing several St. Petersburg and Moscow correspondences, but mainly material from Riga, Revel and other cities and towns of Russian Baltics, individually saleable for $50-$75 in average, minor conveyance flaws noted, generally fresh collectible condition, F/VF, Est. $2,000-$2,500

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1090.00
1058  cover      Postal History Collection of "2 kop" Franking
   (this rate had been introduced in 1875 for International and Inland correspondences contained printed matters and business papers)
1894-1914, 41 postal history items, mostly foreign destinations originated from Moscow, several from St. Petersburg, Riga, Revel and etc., some usual conveyance flaws mentioned, otherwise fresh and nice lot, F/VF, Est. $900-$1,200
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630.00
1059  cover      Moscow City and Local Dispatch Offices
1858-83, 36 items, including nine postal stationery envelopes, representing four pieces with "2" inside circular dotted markings and 32 with number inside oval dotted cancellations, including No. 2, 3, 5, 6, 7 and 8, three not identified items, various franking and arrival handstamps, F/VF, Est. $900-$1,200
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1060  cover      Collection of Moscow City Telegraph Offices
1886-1917, 54 postal history items representing 24 different telegraph offices from No.2 to No.64, including 9 stationery envelopes, letter cards and wrappers, 8 receipts and 10telegrams, minor conveyance flaws possible, still nice looking unit, F/VF, Est. $1,200-$1,500
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1061  cover      Collection of Esperanto Mailings
1908-14, ten postcards or covers, arranged on well-described pages, apparently a half of foreign destinations, including USA (2),Uruguay, Switzerland and Turkey, all bearing labels or Esperanto cancellations, nice and fresh condition, all appropriate markings, mostly VF, Est. $500-$750
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Lots 977 - 1061,
Catalogue of Auction #89, April 15-17, 2021. Raritan Stamps, Inc