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Stamp auction - 27 May 2010 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 27 May 2010. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 136 - Russia
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
Used (on letter or envelope)
1836-1917 selection of 20 covers & cards bearing variety of frankings & cancels, several registered incl. OMSK - ST GALLEN, 1850 pre paid ODESSA - COLOGNE with s/line AUS RUSSLAND & 1904 RUSSO-POLISH war item. Mixed condition. (20) £130.00 £98.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1852-1917 group of envelopes & postal stationery, few registered & much to Finland with censoring. Noted 1852 EL to Genoa bearing two line dated MARIANOPOLI hand stamp. (19) £100.00 £76.00
1430    M
Used (on letter or envelope)
1858-1992 Spectacular mainly FU collection with high degree of completeness, housed in three Minkus one country albums. From 1858 10k SG.1 FU with dot pmk signed DR Firsch. Very comprehensive 19th Century issues incl. 1864-65 range to 30k, much more through Romanov Dynasty incl. Tercentenary set SG.126/42 FU, Bolshevic era with scarcer vals, 1920-30's with so many good commems, defins, Airs e.g. 1925 Lenin 1r-10r SG.451/5 with variations, 1932 Air Express pair E591/2 '33' Stratosphere Record set, various Zeppelin issues + much more with M/Sheets (Cat. £2000+ at a rough guess) Album II 1969-92 is virtually complete, Album III which is sparser in content contains issues from the Civil War, PO's abroad, connected areas e.g. Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Ukraine etc. Two WWI censored cards - odd M/Sheet. Viewing essential to appreciate the scope & values of this collection as the catalogue value alone must really mount up. (6200 approx, 230 m/s + 2 covers) £700.00 £1200.00
1431   Used (on letter or envelope)
1873-1916 selection of cards & postal stationery bearing variety of frankings & cancels. Noted 1873 5k formula postal stationery card cancelled VILKOMIP to St Petersburg, unfranked 1902 PPC & showing Cossack on obverse to Algiers, 1914 PPC from London with red oval 6k charge mark. (17) £130.00 £100.00
1432   Used (on letter or envelope)
1879-1944 selection of cards & covers, many containing original letters, most addressed abroad & bearing variety of frankings & cancels. Noted 1879 telegram envelope, 1910 '10' & '20' para cards from Constantinople PO, several censor & TPO cachets. (28) £70.00 £86.00
1433   Used (on letter or envelope)
1880 newspaper wrapper franked 7k to VLADIMER, tied by PORKOV Railway PO, also 1896 1k postal stationery wrapper, uprated 1k from KIEV to Belgium. Both very fine. (2) £40.00 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1890-1949 selection of stationery, covers, cards & PPC incl. TPO's, Kazan - Astrakan ship mail, 1899 PPC, 1913 Esperanto card & 20k postal stationery card optd. with Swastikas etc. (21) £100.00 £135.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1909 registered envelope (some peripheral faults) to Paris franked two blocks of ten 3k, tied by TSARSKOIE SELO c.d.s. of the Tsar's residence. Unusual. £40.00 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1915-1917 selection of cards & covers, some registered, re: POW's to Denmark, Switzerland & Germany. Various censor & military cachets. (8) £90.00 £68.00
1437   Used (on letter or envelope)
1915-78 selection of covers commencing with a small group of censored from PETROGRAD, both Russian & British. Noted three unused PPC's on the joys of drinking - amusing, etc. (30) £60.00 £45.00
(PO in China) 1917 Arms 14c on 14k imperf. in corner block of 25, superb fresh UM, SG. 48a. Very scarce multiple. Cat. £350 £120.00 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1941-1942 WWII ANTI-NAZI propaganda cards (2) in colour. 1st 1941 showing a dispirited Hitler with tattered plan of 'Blitzkreig (Lightning War on the East as the floor with Goebbles' the inscription 'Lightning Talk is one thing and Lightning War is another thing'. 2nd 1942 card depicting German soldier in action chasing a pig. Scarce. (2) £50.00 £72.00
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