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Stamp auction - 4 February 2016 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 4 February 2016. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 152 - Russia
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
Used (on letter or envelope)
1859 Outer Letter Sheet bearing P.12½ 10k (SG.5) with superb numeral '38' in 3 concentric dotted circles of Riga, also boxed Riga h/stamp 16 Oct 59 and arrival boxed h/stamp of 18 Oct 59. Very scarce , tiny stain on cover. £55 to 75 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1861 Outer Letter Sheet to Carl Pfaff in Pernau bearing 1858 P.12½ 10k cancelled superb numeral '1' of St. Petersburg in 3 concentric dotted circles, red St. Petersburg c.d.s. 22 Dec below & b/stamp arrival c.d.s. of 27 Dec in black. Very scarce & attractive. (1 item) £55 to 70 £82.00
1394    UM
1950-57, 1964-99 chiefly UM run through collection neatly presented in 12 multi ring albums & a stock book incl. a few M & VFU, generally a complex run through of sets & M/Sheets with good thematics throughout. Also a few early Arms sets 1883-86 1k to 70k fine M, 1889-92 set 1k to 7r fine M, 1902-05 set 1k to 7c fine M, 1913 Tercentenary set fine M, finally an album of Moldavia 1991-96. Nice lot well worth inspecting. £500 to 700 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
c1942-45 coloured cards (6) incl. Russian Soldiers in winter clothing & skis from the Leningrad Red Army centre to ward 8, Stalin Hospital, Pilot alongside bomber, Red Flag leading the Army attack, Howitzer on alert in Leningrad in the October war. Some faults. £30 to 50 £52.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1938 Music & lyrics for the little fir tree c1940 card depicting Hero of the Soviet Union P.T Kavitonov to the Red Army division 17 unit 37 at Sokolf, to Maria Fedorovna franked 30 kopek 'I've visited the big Kremlin in Moscow allow me to miss you, it is a long way from Leningrad, I send you my love'. (2) £30 to 40 £46.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1939 propaganda unused card depicting a distressed German fox slavering over Russian riches and vines hanging high on an unscalable wall, corner crease. Scarce. £40 to 50 £52.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1945 propaganda card 1918-45 the Day of the Red Army 'We were, we are and we will be' depicts Russian Red Army soldier routing cowardly Germans, shows Leningrad censor h/stamp posted to Alexander Danirovitch in the Yaroslav District on 4th March 1945 wishing him all the best and strong kisses from 'your Valya'. £30 to 40 £38.00
1961 Cosmic Flight Aluminium surfaced paper 1r fine M accompanied by the 22nd Communist party congress red overprint on the same stamp, SG. 2635/6. (2) Cat. £156 £40 to 50 N/S
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