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Stamp auction - 27 November 2014 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 27 November 2014. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 149 - Russia
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Used (on letter or envelope)
RUSSIAN LEVANT 1913 registered envelope to Germany bearing Levant 2½p on 25k green & purple (Yv 171) and 3½p on 35k lilac & green (Yv 172), tied by 'Constantinople Ropit Post Office' d/stamp, with reg. label and Maniz arrival on reverse. £50 to 60 N/S
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1858-1970 M & U collection housed in 10 albums (2 x Oriels, 7 x Exeters & 1 Spring back) a very useful lot incl. perf & imperf sets, M/Sheets etc. a good general run through and an excellent basis for expansion. (1000's) £500 to 600 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1874 10k brown postal stationery envelope addressed to St. Petersburg, uprated with 10k brown & blue adhesive (Yvert 26) tied by Krakow c.d.s, reverse three back stamps. £40 to 50 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1906-34 range of covers/cards with interesting usage, items incl 1910 PPC of St. Petersburg with 'Varshava - 27 Alexandrov' railway cancel, 1916 PPC from soldier held in Krasnoysk (Siberia) with Irkoetsk censor, sent to Brunn - Moravia, 1916 Russian P.O.W card from Buzuluk, items from Riga, Libau, Archangel in the Baltic area. Good selection worthy of further research. (14) £50 to 65 £100.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1911 Allied Intervention Forces in Russia PPC's (2) written from the 'Royal Naval Air Service, Armour Car Division' c/o the British Consulate, Archangel addressed to Cornwall, endorsed 'On Active Service/No Stamps Available' with boxed 'Received from H.M Ship/No Charge to be Raised' and London transit d/stamp - fine pair of cards, 1917 French Military Mission - Military mail envelope addressed to the Russian Troops in France '100 Regiment D/Infantery, 1st Battalion, Sector Postal No 48' bearing 3k rose (Yv 63) & 7k blue (Yv 66), tied Moscow double ring with censor cachet & label with Military cachet 'Commission Militaire de Controle/Bureau Frontiere/B' in violet, VF. £50 to 65 £105.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1911 Russian Red Cross PPC of 'Magasin de Geneva, Kharkov' add to France, franked 4k carmine, tied Kharkov/a double ring with arrival, 1915 PPC of 'Jardins & Casino Nice' written from Nice, dated 4th March 16, with circular cachet 'Hopital Russe Pour Blesses Militaires/Le Medicin Chef/73 Pae des Anglais/Nice' in red, 1917 Russian PPC addressed to Cherbourg headed 'Kriegsgefangenensendung' with boxed military cachet & double ring camp censor. (3) £60 to 70 £60.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1915-17 covers (4) comprising 1915 PPC Port of Tiflis to Lyon, France, franked 4k red (Yv 79), tied Tiflis double ring & violet censor h/stamp & Paris arrival, 1915 unstamped envelope to Paris, cancelled Starya double ring with oval censor & circular negative seal, underpaid & franked with French Postage Due 50c lilac. 1917 Russian Military Detachment in France, cover front addressed to France, headed 'Mission Russ/Brest' cancelled by Finistre c.d.s. with oval 'Mission Russe/Brest/16 Avril 1917' cachet in blue, 1917 censored envelope to France, franked 5k lilac (Yv 65) block of four, tied Moscow d/stamp with circular 'No 56' censor in violet with 'Controle Postal Militaire' censor label and oval 'Ouvert Par L'autorite Militaire/29' censor cachet with Seine arrival. £50 to 65 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1916 censored envelope addressed to the 'Lieutenant of the Russian Army, Bureau Central, Paris' bearing Yvert 96, 10k blue and brown, tied by Tomsk double ring with 'Censure Militaire/Tomsk' label in red with circular 'Censor No 18' cachet. Nice item. £65 to 75 £82.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
NORTH RUSSIA EXPEDITIONARY FORCES 1919 censored envelope written from the Allied Forces in Archangel bearing Russia 50k lilac and green (Yv 73), tied by Arkangel double ring with 'Opened by Base Censor No 10' censor label and Paris receiver. Rare item of mail from the Intervention Forces in North Russia. £65 to 75 £72.00
1930's range of M & U Zeppelin issues comprising 1930 set P.12½ M & U SG.574/5, 1931 Airship Construction Fund 15k VFU SG.580b, 1r imperf M SG.583 & Perf 12 x 12½ SG.583c VFU, 1931 North Pole flight set imperf VFU (3 on piece) SG.584/7. (11) Cat. £358 £50 to 65 £60.00
 Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1932 2nd Polar Expedition two flown cacheted covers franked 50k & 1r Airs each with triangular expedition cachets in red. (2) £40 to 50 N/S
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