Rare Stamps and Postal History of the World, Auction #89, Session 3

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IMPERIAL RUSSIA - POSTAL STATIONERY: CITY POST: 1848, 2nd issue, 5k(+1k) blue, inverted indicia at the bottom left corner, size 170x113mm, tiny soiling at top right
IMPERIAL RUSSIA - POSTAL STATIONERY: CITY POST: 1848, 2nd issue, 5k(+1k) blue, inverted indicia at the bottom left corner, size 170x113mm, tiny soiling at top right
$150 1 bid
Lot 977
IMPERIAL RUSSIA - POSTAL STATIONERY: CITY POST: 1857, 2nd issue, 5k(+1k) blue, inverted indicia at the bottom left corner, size 135x104mm, neat Moscow ''14.JAN.18..'' ds
IMPERIAL RUSSIA - POSTAL STATIONERY: CITY POST: 1857, 2nd issue, 5k(+1k) blue, inverted indicia at the bottom left corner, size 135x104mm, neat Moscow ''14.JAN.18..'' ds
$500 1 bid
Lot 978
IMPERIAL RUSSIA - POSTAL STATIONERY: CITY POST: 1864-68, 3rd issue, 5k(+1k) gray blue, indicia at the bottom right corner, size 135x102mm, insignificant foxing
IMPERIAL RUSSIA - POSTAL STATIONERY: CITY POST: 1864-68, 3rd issue, 5k(+1k) gray blue, indicia at the bottom right corner, size 135x102mm, insignificant foxing
$150 1 bid
Lot 979
IMPERIAL RUSSIA - POSTAL STATIONERY: CITY POST: 1864-68, 3rd issue, 5k(+1k) pale ultra, color shade variety, indicia at the bottom right corner, size 135x102mm
IMPERIAL RUSSIA - POSTAL STATIONERY: CITY POST: 1864-68, 3rd issue, 5k(+1k) pale ultra, color shade variety, indicia at the bottom right corner, size 135x102mm
$180 1 bid
Lot 980
IMPERIAL RUSSIA - POSTAL STATIONERY: STAMPED ENVELOPES: 1848, 1st issue, 10k(+1k) black, sharp and clear embossing, size 137x107mm, addressed to Zhytomyr
IMPERIAL RUSSIA - POSTAL STATIONERY: STAMPED ENVELOPES: 1848, 1st issue, 10k(+1k) black, sharp and clear embossing, size 137x107mm, addressed to Zhytomyr
$300 1 bid
Lot 981
IMPERIAL RUSSIA - POSTAL STATIONERY: STAMPED ENVELOPE NO.1 USED AS MONEY LETTER: 1848, stationery envelope 10k(+1k) black sent from Yasnovskaya Postal Station (Vladimir Gub.) to Moscow Tea Shop and enclosed 34.50 rub
IMPERIAL RUSSIA - POSTAL STATIONERY: STAMPED ENVELOPE NO.1 USED AS MONEY LETTER: 1848, stationery envelope 10k(+1k) black sent from Yasnovskaya Postal Station (Vladimir Gub.) to Moscow Tea Shop and enclosed 34.50 rub
$2,400
Lot 982
IMPERIAL RUSSIA - POSTAL STATIONERY: STAMPED ENVELOPES: 1848, 2nd issue, 30k(+1k) rose on yellowish paper, size 142x115mm, fresh, unused
IMPERIAL RUSSIA - POSTAL STATIONERY: STAMPED ENVELOPES: 1848, 2nd issue, 30k(+1k) rose on yellowish paper, size 142x115mm, fresh, unused
$140
Lot 983
IMPERIAL RUSSIA - POSTAL STATIONERY: STAMPED ENVELOPES: 1855, 4th issue, 20k(+1k) light blue on white paper, size 143x114mm, fresh, unused
IMPERIAL RUSSIA - POSTAL STATIONERY: STAMPED ENVELOPES: 1855, 4th issue, 20k(+1k) light blue on white paper, size 143x114mm, fresh, unused
$95 1 bid
Lot 984
IMPERIAL RUSSIA - POSTAL STATIONERY: STAMPED ENVELOPES: 1861, 5th issue, two envelopes of 20k(+1k) light blue or light ultra, size 143x115mm, printed on white paper, unused
IMPERIAL RUSSIA - POSTAL STATIONERY: STAMPED ENVELOPES: 1861, 5th issue, two envelopes of 20k(+1k) light blue or light ultra, size 143x115mm, printed on white paper, unused
$180
Lot 985
IMPERIAL RUSSIA - POSTAL STATIONERY: STAMPED ENVELOPES: 1861, 5th issue, 30(+1)k brick red on grayish paper, size 144x114mm, fresh, unused
IMPERIAL RUSSIA - POSTAL STATIONERY: STAMPED ENVELOPES: 1861, 5th issue, 30(+1)k brick red on grayish paper, size 144x114mm, fresh, unused
$90
Lot 986
IMPERIAL RUSSIA - POSTAL STATIONERY: 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)
12
IMPERIAL RUSSIA - POSTAL STATIONERY: 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)
$600 1 bid
Lot 987
IMPERIAL RUSSIA - POSTAL STATIONERY: STAMPED ENVELOPES: 1868, two unissued (due to incomparability of envelope size and denomination) 20k blue, size 113x75mm and 140x58mm, insignificant soiling spots
IMPERIAL RUSSIA - POSTAL STATIONERY: STAMPED ENVELOPES: 1868, two unissued (due to incomparability of envelope size and denomination) 20k blue, size 113x75mm and 140x58mm, insignificant soiling spots
$95 1 bid
Lot 988
IMPERIAL RUSSIA - POSTAL STATIONERY: POSTCARDS: 1889-90, stationery postcard 3k red with double impression (one inverted), fresh and unused, VF and rare
IMPERIAL RUSSIA - POSTAL STATIONERY: POSTCARDS: 1889-90, stationery postcard 3k red with double impression (one inverted), fresh and unused, VF and rare
$230
Lot 989
IMPERIAL RUSSIA - POSTAL STATIONERY: POSTCARDS: 1913, Romanov Dynasty issue, Alexander III, three proofs in various stages of completion for central vignette for postal stationery card 3k in red
IMPERIAL RUSSIA - POSTAL STATIONERY: POSTCARDS: 1913, Romanov Dynasty issue, Alexander III, three proofs in various stages of completion for central vignette for postal stationery card 3k in red
$450 3 bids
Lot 990
IMPERIAL RUSSIA - POSTAL STATIONERY: POSTCARDS: 1896, essay of letter card with pre-paid reply 10k+10k blue, each part with red overprint ''PROEKT'', insignificant perf separation at right
IMPERIAL RUSSIA - POSTAL STATIONERY: POSTCARDS: 1896, essay of letter card with pre-paid reply 10k+10k blue, each part with red overprint ''PROEKT'', insignificant perf separation at right
$950 1 bid
Lot 991
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 1858, 10k brown and blue, perforation 14½x15, thick paper with watermark numeral ''1'', bottom left ''0'' with thickening at right, tied by experimental ''1'' inside three concentric circles dotted cancellation
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 1858, 10k brown and blue, perforation 14½x15, thick paper with watermark numeral ''1'', bottom left ''0'' with thickening at right, tied by experimental ''1'' inside three concentric circles dotted cancellation
$130
Lot 992
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 1857, a piece of stamp paper with watermark numeral ''1'', 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
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 1857, a piece of stamp paper with watermark numeral ''1'', 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
$900
Lot 993
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 1858, 20k blue and orange, perforation 14½x15, printed on thin paper with watermark numeral ''2'', neat dotted cancellation, perfectly centered with intact perforation
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 1858, 20k blue and orange, perforation 14½x15, printed on thin paper with watermark numeral ''2'', neat dotted cancellation, perfectly centered with intact perforation
$375 1 bid
Lot 994
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 1858, 20k blue and orange, perforation 14½x15, printed on thick paper with watermark numeral ''2'', large part of ''Nizhegor. Yarm'' (N. Novgorod Trade Fair) cancellation
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 1858, 20k blue and orange, perforation 14½x15, printed on thick paper with watermark numeral ''2'', large part of ''Nizhegor. Yarm'' (N. Novgorod Trade Fair) cancellation
$475
Lot 995
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 1860-70, 10k brown and blue, perforation 12½, group of 15 plus one stamp of 10k on horizontally laid paper, various circular (8), flat-sided hexagon (5)
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 1860-70, 10k brown and blue, perforation 12½, group of 15 plus one stamp of 10k on horizontally laid paper, various circular (8), flat-sided hexagon (5)
$70
Lot 996
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 1866-70, 1k-30k, complete set of six printed on horizontally laid paper, nice and post office fresh, full OG, NH
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 1866-70, 1k-30k, complete set of six printed on horizontally laid paper, nice and post office fresh, full OG, NH
$275 4 bids
Lot 997
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 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
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 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
$75 1 bid
Lot 998
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 1866, 30k carmine and green, printed on horizontally laid paper, 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
3
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 1866, 30k carmine and green, printed on horizontally laid paper, 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
$375 1 bid
Lot 999
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 1869, five stamps, including 20k with perforation 12½, three stamps of 1k on paper without watermark and 5k on horizontally laid paper, 28k postal rate, on entire wrapper from Taganrog to Marseille
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 1869, five stamps, including 20k with perforation 12½, three stamps of 1k on paper without watermark and 5k on horizontally laid paper, 28k postal rate, on entire wrapper from Taganrog to Marseille
$475
Lot 1000
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 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
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 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
$275
Lot 1001
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 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
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 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
$70
Lot 1002
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 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
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 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
$150 1 bid
Lot 1003
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 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
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 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
$75 1 bid
Lot 1004
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 1902-05, 13th and 17th issues per Russian Specialized Catalogs, 1k-7r and 1k-7k, two complete sets of nine and five on vertically laid paper, different backgrounds of 1k-7k stamps
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 1902-05, 13th and 17th issues per Russian Specialized Catalogs, 1k-7r and 1k-7k, two complete sets of nine and five on vertically laid paper, different backgrounds of 1k-7k stamps
$700 1 bid
Lot 1005
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 1906, 5r dark blue, green and pale blue, printed on vertically laid paper, unfolded block of four, full OG
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 1906, 5r dark blue, green and pale blue, printed on vertically laid paper, unfolded block of four, full OG
$250 3 bids
Lot 1006
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 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
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 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
$1,900
Lot 1007
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 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
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 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
$95
Lot 1008
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 1909, perforated proof of 15k in light blue, printed on paper with vertical varnish lines, perfect centering with intact perforation, full OG, LH
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 1909, perforated proof of 15k in light blue, printed on paper with vertical varnish lines, perfect centering with intact perforation, full OG, LH
$110 3 bids
Lot 1009
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 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
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 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
$190
Lot 1010
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 1913, Romanov Dynasty, Alexander III, imperforated proof of central vignette of 3k in carmine, size 29x62mm, printed on thick chalk surfaced thin card
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 1913, Romanov Dynasty, Alexander III, imperforated proof of central vignette of 3k in carmine, size 29x62mm, printed on thick chalk surfaced thin card
$250 1 bid
Lot 1011
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 1913, Romanov Dynasty, Nicholas II, imperforated die proof of central vignette of 10k in dark blue, size 48x63mm, printed on chalk-surfaced thin card
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 1913, Romanov Dynasty, Nicholas II, imperforated die proof of central vignette of 10k in dark blue, size 48x63mm, printed on chalk-surfaced thin card
$350 2 bids
Lot 1012
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 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
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 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
$350 2 bids
Lot 1013
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 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
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 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
$750 1 bid
Lot 1014
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 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
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 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
$140 2 bids
Lot 1015
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 1915, Romanov Dynasty, money stamps of 10k, 15k and 20k, complete set of three used on philatelic cover in Pushkino (Moscow Gub.), backstamped
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 1915, Romanov Dynasty, money stamps of 10k, 15k and 20k, complete set of three used on philatelic cover in Pushkino (Moscow Gub.), backstamped
$90
Lot 1016
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 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
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 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
$950 1 bid
Lot 1017
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 1917, 3k red, imperforated block of four with complete offset of the design on reverse, full OG, NH, VF
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 1917, 3k red, imperforated block of four with complete offset of the design on reverse, full OG, NH, VF
$45
Lot 1018
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 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
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 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
$95
Lot 1019
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 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
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 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
$400 1 bid
Lot 1020
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 1919, 3.50r maroon and green, perforation 13½, block of four has no horizontal varnish lines variety, full OG, NH or VLH (top stamps)
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 1919, 3.50r maroon and green, perforation 13½, block of four has no horizontal varnish lines variety, full OG, NH or VLH (top stamps)
$45
Lot 1021
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 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
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 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
$15,000 1 bid
Lot 1022
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: DISINFECTED MAILINGS: 1845, stampless entire letter to Sardinian Consul in Odessa, black boxed marking ''Ochischeno v Odesskom Karantine. 17 March 1845'', slits and punching for disinfection
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: DISINFECTED MAILINGS: 1845, stampless entire letter to Sardinian Consul in Odessa, black boxed marking ''Ochischeno v Odesskom Karantine. 17 March 1845'', slits and punching for disinfection
$250 1 bid
Lot 1023
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: DISINFECTED MAILINGS: 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''
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: DISINFECTED MAILINGS: 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''
$250 1 bid
Lot 1024
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: DISINFECTED MAILINGS: 1851, stampless entire letter to Odessa, red Constantinople date stamp and black oval blurry marking ''Ochisch. V Odes. Karantine. 25.FEB.1851'', slits and punches for disinfection
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: DISINFECTED MAILINGS: 1851, stampless entire letter to Odessa, red Constantinople date stamp and black oval blurry marking ''Ochisch. V Odes. Karantine. 25.FEB.1851'', slits and punches for disinfection
$300 1 bid
Lot 1025
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: DISINFECTED MAILINGS: 1853, stampless entire letter to Sardinian Consul in Odessa, black oval marking with inverted date ''Ochisch. V Odes. Karantine 24 MAR 18__'', slits and punctures
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: DISINFECTED MAILINGS: 1853, stampless entire letter to Sardinian Consul in Odessa, black oval marking with inverted date ''Ochisch. V Odes. Karantine 24 MAR 18__'', slits and punctures
$300 1 bid
Lot 1026
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: DISINFECTED MAILINGS: 1854, stampless entire letter to Sardinian Consul at Odessa, black oval marking ''Ochisch. V Odes. Karantine 8 JAN. 1854'', slits and punctures for disinfection
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: DISINFECTED MAILINGS: 1854, stampless entire letter to Sardinian Consul at Odessa, black oval marking ''Ochisch. V Odes. Karantine 8 JAN. 1854'', slits and punctures for disinfection
$250 1 bid
Lot 1027
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: DIRECT MAIL PIECES (ADVERTISING BY MAIL): 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
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: DIRECT MAIL PIECES (ADVERTISING BY MAIL): 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
$70
Lot 1028
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: DIRECT MAIL PIECES (ADVERTISING BY MAIL): 1908, entire stationery wrapper 2k green with pre-printed advertisement of Moscow Associated Society of Quartet Singing ''Liedertafel''
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: DIRECT MAIL PIECES (ADVERTISING BY MAIL): 1908, entire stationery wrapper 2k green with pre-printed advertisement of Moscow Associated Society of Quartet Singing ''Liedertafel''
$70
Lot 1029
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: DIRECT MAIL PIECES (ADVERTISING BY MAIL): 1911, Moisei Klummel's Rubber Handstamps Manufactory pre-printed advertising postcard sent from Dvinsk to Dresden, franked by two stamps
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: DIRECT MAIL PIECES (ADVERTISING BY MAIL): 1911, Moisei Klummel's Rubber Handstamps Manufactory pre-printed advertising postcard sent from Dvinsk to Dresden, franked by two stamps
$85
Lot 1030
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: DIRECT MAIL PIECES (ADVERTISING BY MAIL): 1914, pre-printed envelope with advertisement of ''Deringer, Luther & Co.'' Trading House in Moscow (Footwear and Manufacture), to Sweden, franked by three values
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: DIRECT MAIL PIECES (ADVERTISING BY MAIL): 1914, pre-printed envelope with advertisement of ''Deringer, Luther & Co.'' Trading House in Moscow (Footwear and Manufacture), to Sweden, franked by three values
$70
Lot 1031
IMPERIAL RUSSIA DIRECT MAIL PIECES (ADVERTISING BY MAIL): 1914, Soap ''Dermozone'', ''Savozone'' and ''Alozone'', postcard with pre-printed advertisement on front and reverse, sent from St. Petersburg to Helsingfors
IMPERIAL RUSSIA DIRECT MAIL PIECES (ADVERTISING BY MAIL): 1914, Soap ''Dermozone'', ''Savozone'' and ''Alozone'', postcard with pre-printed advertisement on front and reverse, sent from St. Petersburg to Helsingfors
$70
Lot 1032
IMPERIAL RUSSIA DIRECT MAIL PIECES (ADVERTISING BY MAIL): 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
IMPERIAL RUSSIA DIRECT MAIL PIECES (ADVERTISING BY MAIL): 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
$70
Lot 1033
IMPERIAL RUSSIA DIRECT MAIL PIECES (ADVERTISING BY MAIL): 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
IMPERIAL RUSSIA DIRECT MAIL PIECES (ADVERTISING BY MAIL): 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
$95
Lot 1034
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: SHIP MAIL: 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
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: SHIP MAIL: 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
$100 1 bid
Lot 1035
IMPERIAL RUSSIA SHIP MAIL: 1907, cover 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, with black oval ''Parokhod Obsch. R.V.A.P.''
IMPERIAL RUSSIA SHIP MAIL: 1907, cover 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, with black oval ''Parokhod Obsch. R.V.A.P.''
$240
Lot 1036
IMPERIAL RUSSIA SHIP MAIL: 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
IMPERIAL RUSSIA SHIP MAIL: 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
$375
Lot 1037
IMPERIAL RUSSIA SHIP MAIL: 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
IMPERIAL RUSSIA SHIP MAIL: 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
$275
Lot 1038
IMPERIAL RUSSIA SHIP MAIL: 1910, PPC from Chernyayevo (Amur Gub.) to Blagoveschensk, franked by 3k red, delivered by a steamship ''Blagoveschensk – Sretensk''
IMPERIAL RUSSIA SHIP MAIL: 1910, PPC from Chernyayevo (Amur Gub.) to Blagoveschensk, franked by 3k red, delivered by a steamship ''Blagoveschensk – Sretensk''
$200 1 bid
Lot 1039
IMPERIAL RUSSIA SHIP MAIL: 1917, postcard without paid postage sent from Kama – Volga SS ''Perm-Rybinsk'' to Borispol' (then – Poltava Gub.), to Czechoslovak Officers' Association, two oval markings applied
IMPERIAL RUSSIA SHIP MAIL: 1917, postcard without paid postage sent from Kama – Volga SS ''Perm-Rybinsk'' to Borispol' (then – Poltava Gub.), to Czechoslovak Officers' Association, two oval markings applied
$140
Lot 1040
SOVIET UNION 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''
SOVIET UNION 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''
$475
Lot 1041
IMPERIAL RUSSIA CENSORSHIP IN A PEACETIME: 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)
IMPERIAL RUSSIA CENSORSHIP IN A PEACETIME: 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)
$150 1 bid
Lot 1042
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: ARMY SUMMER CAMP MAILINGS: 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
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: ARMY SUMMER CAMP MAILINGS: 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
$200 1 bid
Lot 1043
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: ARMY SUMMER CAMP MAILINGS: 1897, three free-frank covers addressed to commander of 103rd Petrozavodsk Infantry Regiment, in that time located at Grodno Camp
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: ARMY SUMMER CAMP MAILINGS: 1897, three free-frank covers addressed to commander of 103rd Petrozavodsk Infantry Regiment, in that time located at Grodno Camp
$275 1 bid
Lot 1044
IMPERIAL RUSSIA MILITARY MAILINGS: FIELD POST ON MANOEUVRES: 1902, stationery envelope 7k blue, bearing two different boxed three-line markings ''Field Post on Manoeuvres. Main Field Post Office''
IMPERIAL RUSSIA MILITARY MAILINGS: FIELD POST ON MANOEUVRES: 1902, stationery envelope 7k blue, bearing two different boxed three-line markings ''Field Post on Manoeuvres. Main Field Post Office''
$275
Lot 1045
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: MILITARY MAILINGS: RUSSO–JAPANESE WAR: 1904, postcard from Orenburg Cossack 9th Cavalry Regiment to Orenburg, delivered by mail car No.264 ''Harbin – Khabarovsk'', arrival marking is alongside
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: MILITARY MAILINGS: RUSSO–JAPANESE WAR: 1904, postcard from Orenburg Cossack 9th Cavalry Regiment to Orenburg, delivered by mail car No.264 ''Harbin – Khabarovsk'', arrival marking is alongside
$100 1 bid
Lot 1046
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: RUSSO–JAPANESE WAR: 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
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: RUSSO–JAPANESE WAR: 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
$95 1 bid
Lot 1047
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: MILITARY MAILINGS: THE WORLD WAR I: 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
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: MILITARY MAILINGS: THE WORLD WAR I: 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
$65
Lot 1048
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 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
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 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
$150 1 bid
Lot 1049
IMPERIAL RUSSIA ON THE EVE OF REVOLUTIONS: 1917 (February 21-22), official postcard from Ivanovo-Voznessensk Post Office to Moscow Post-Telegraph District about the transfer of a specialist, received one day before the February Revolution
IMPERIAL RUSSIA ON THE EVE OF REVOLUTIONS: 1917 (February 21-22), official postcard from Ivanovo-Voznessensk Post Office to Moscow Post-Telegraph District about the transfer of a specialist, received one day before the February Revolution
$90
Lot 1050
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: PRE-REVOLUTION POSTAL HISTORY COLLECTION WITH SEVERAL LATER ITEMS: 1917- 20, 15 postal history items, including five military mailings, three correspondences addressed to military units, three covers to Red Cross Agency
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IMPERIAL RUSSIA: PRE-REVOLUTION POSTAL HISTORY COLLECTION WITH SEVERAL LATER ITEMS: 1917- 20, 15 postal history items, including five military mailings, three correspondences addressed to military units, three covers to Red Cross Agency
$230
Lot 1051
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: UNUSUAL POSTAL HISTORY ITEMS: 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 ''Insu
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: UNUSUAL POSTAL HISTORY ITEMS: 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 ''Insu
$95 4 bids
Lot 1052
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: UNUSUAL POSTAL HISTORY ITEMS: 1908, registered cover from Nustago to St. Petersburg, franked by three stamps of 7k blue, three similar St. Petersburg Main Post Office labels ''Received Damaged/ Dirty/Broken Seal'',
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: UNUSUAL POSTAL HISTORY ITEMS: 1908, registered cover from Nustago to St. Petersburg, franked by three stamps of 7k blue, three similar St. Petersburg Main Post Office labels ''Received Damaged/ Dirty/Broken Seal'',
$70
Lot 1053
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 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
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IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 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
$750 1 bid
Lot 1054
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 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
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 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
$100 1 bid
Lot 1055
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 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
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 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
$275
Lot 1056
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: POSTAL HISTORY COLLECTION OF
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IMPERIAL RUSSIA: POSTAL HISTORY COLLECTION OF "1 KOP"' FRANKING: 1880-1915, about one hundred postal history items on written up pages, all franked by stamps of 1k orange of different issues
$900
Lot 1057
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: POSTAL HISTORY COLLECTION OF ''2 KOP'' FRANKING:  1894-1914, 41 postal history items, mostly foreign destinations originated from Moscow, several from St. Petersburg, Riga, Revel and etc.
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IMPERIAL RUSSIA: POSTAL HISTORY COLLECTION OF ''2 KOP'' FRANKING: 1894-1914, 41 postal history items, mostly foreign destinations originated from Moscow, several from St. Petersburg, Riga, Revel and etc.
$500
Lot 1058
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: COLLECTIONS: MOSCOW CITY AND LOCAL DISPATCH OFFICES: 1858-83, 36 items, including nine postal stationery envelopes and 32 with number inside oval dotted cancellations
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IMPERIAL RUSSIA: COLLECTIONS: MOSCOW CITY AND LOCAL DISPATCH OFFICES: 1858-83, 36 items, including nine postal stationery envelopes and 32 with number inside oval dotted cancellations
$550 1 bid
Lot 1059
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: COLLECTIONS: COLLECTION OF MOSCOW CITY TELEGRAPH OFFICES: 1886-1917, 54 postal history items representing 24 different telegraph offices from No.2 to No.64
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IMPERIAL RUSSIA: COLLECTIONS: COLLECTION OF MOSCOW CITY TELEGRAPH OFFICES: 1886-1917, 54 postal history items representing 24 different telegraph offices from No.2 to No.64
$800 1 bid
Lot 1060
IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 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
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IMPERIAL RUSSIA: 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
$325 1 bid
Lot 1061
RSFSR ISSUES 1918-23: 1918, ''Sword Breaking Chain'', 35k ultra, a single with stamp design additionally printed on gum side and misplaced, full OG, previously hinged
RSFSR ISSUES 1918-23: 1918, ''Sword Breaking Chain'', 35k ultra, a single with stamp design additionally printed on gum side and misplaced, full OG, previously hinged
$475
Lot 1062
RSFSR ISSUES 1918-24: 1921, 250r violet, typo printing variety, bottom right corner margin block of four, nice reversal impression, full OG
RSFSR ISSUES 1918-24: 1921, 250r violet, typo printing variety, bottom right corner margin block of four, nice reversal impression, full OG
$200 1 bid
Lot 1063
RSFSR ISSUES 1918-25: 1921, New Russia Triumphant, proof of 40r in dark gray, large size stamp, watermark Lozenges with small angle to the right, full OG
RSFSR ISSUES 1918-25: 1921, New Russia Triumphant, proof of 40r in dark gray, large size stamp, watermark Lozenges with small angle to the right, full OG
$100 1 bid
Lot 1064
RSFSR ISSUES 1918-26: 1922, black surcharge 5000r on 2r light brown, vertical pair, upper stamp has missing part of the design due to foldover, full OG, NH
RSFSR ISSUES 1918-26: 1922, black surcharge 5000r on 2r light brown, vertical pair, upper stamp has missing part of the design due to foldover, full OG, NH
$95 1 bid
Lot 1065
RSFSR ISSUES 1918-27: 1922, black diagonal surcharge (7500r) on (250r) violet, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, only negligible part of surcharge at top and ¼ of the stamp design remained due to foldover
RSFSR ISSUES 1918-27: 1922, black diagonal surcharge (7500r) on (250r) violet, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, only negligible part of surcharge at top and ¼ of the stamp design remained due to foldover
$95
Lot 1066
RSFSR ISSUES 1918-28: 1922, blue black litho diagonal surcharge 7500r on 250r violet, printed on ordinary paper, bottom margin block of four, post office fresh quality, full OG
RSFSR ISSUES 1918-28: 1922, blue black litho diagonal surcharge 7500r on 250r violet, printed on ordinary paper, bottom margin block of four, post office fresh quality, full OG
$1,100 1 bid
Lot 1067
RSFSR ISSUES 1918-29: 1922, two stamps of 10,000r light blue, printed on paper with watermark vertical diamonds, red letter ''B'' or letter ''A'' overprinted diagonally as a part of word ''Obrazets''
RSFSR ISSUES 1918-29: 1922, two stamps of 10,000r light blue, printed on paper with watermark vertical diamonds, red letter ''B'' or letter ''A'' overprinted diagonally as a part of word ''Obrazets''
$250 1 bid
Lot 1068
RSFSR ISSUES 1918-30: 1922, black surcharge 100,000r on 250r violet, basic stamp is typo printing, top left corner margin block of four, full OG
RSFSR ISSUES 1918-30: 1922, black surcharge 100,000r on 250r violet, basic stamp is typo printing, top left corner margin block of four, full OG
$200 1 bid
Lot 1069
RSFSR ISSUES 1918-31: 1922, black diagonal inverted surcharge 100,000r on 250r violet, printed on ordinary paper, full OF, NH
RSFSR ISSUES 1918-31: 1922, black diagonal inverted surcharge 100,000r on 250r violet, printed on ordinary paper, full OF, NH
$140 2 bids
Lot 1070
RSFSR ISSUES 1918-32: 1922, 5th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 10r brown and black, printed on thinned (0.055-0.06mm) paper, bottom left corner sheet margin block of four, full OG
RSFSR ISSUES 1918-32: 1922, 5th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 10r brown and black, printed on thinned (0.055-0.06mm) paper, bottom left corner sheet margin block of four, full OG
$150 1 bid
Lot 1071
RSFSR ISSUES 1918-33: 1922, 5th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 10r brown and black, block of ten (5x2), used on reverse of cover from Zhizdra (Kaluga Gub.) to Moscow, machine arrival ds
RSFSR ISSUES 1918-33: 1922, 5th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 10r brown and black, block of ten (5x2), used on reverse of cover from Zhizdra (Kaluga Gub.) to Moscow, machine arrival ds
$70
Lot 1072
RSFSR ISSUES 1918-34: 1922-23, black typo ''Star'' surcharge 30r on 50k brown violet and green, block of four, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple
RSFSR ISSUES 1918-34: 1922-23, black typo ''Star'' surcharge 30r on 50k brown violet and green, block of four, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple
$250 1 bid
Lot 1073
RSFSR ISSUES 1918-35: 1922-23, blue black litho ''Star'' double surcharge 200r on 15k red lilac and blue, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
RSFSR ISSUES 1918-35: 1922-23, blue black litho ''Star'' double surcharge 200r on 15k red lilac and blue, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
$95 1 bid
Lot 1074
RSFSR ISSUES 1918-36: 1923, definitive issue, 3r-20r and unissued 1r and 2r, imperforated complete set of seven, very well looking margins, full OG
RSFSR ISSUES 1918-36: 1923, definitive issue, 3r-20r and unissued 1r and 2r, imperforated complete set of seven, very well looking margins, full OG
$130
Lot 1075
RSFSR ISSUES 1918-37: 1923, definitive issue, peasant 5r blue, imperforated single with open pre-printing paper fold variety, full OG, LH
RSFSR ISSUES 1918-37: 1923, definitive issue, peasant 5r blue, imperforated single with open pre-printing paper fold variety, full OG, LH
$95 1 bid
Lot 1076