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Stamp auction - 15 May 2018 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 15 May 2018. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 158 - Russia
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
Used (on letter or envelope)
1901 registered/AR cover at double rate from Bukhara to Shikarpore franked by Arms issue 1k orange (12) & 7k blue (4), all tied by BOKHARA / TELEG. KONT d/stamps in black. Obverse with circular 'R' & framed 'AR' h/stamp. Slightly roughly opened but scarce. £40 to 50 £50.00
STOCK BOOK, ALBUM & FOLDER containing a range of c1947-84 M/Sheets, either UM or VFU (or both), also UM sheets (with certificates) of 1950's-60's defins & commems. £100 to 130 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1849-1915 collection of Odessa postal history with 1849 cover to France with 'Aus Russland' in black, 1855 cover with boxed 'Aus Russland' in black & 1866 cover with strike in blue, 1862 cover with framed 'P.33' convention mark, 1883 cover with 7k grey & red used to Constantinople with ROPIT arrival d/stamp, 1907 card with 3k tied by 'Tashkent-206-Chardzhuy' oval TPO, 1915 cover with Charity Issue ex Sebastopol & 1915/17 censored usages etc. (28 items). £60 to 75 £160.00
1858-1995 substantial M & U collection housed in six well filled multi ring albums (1000's stamps), also a good number of M/Sheets & a few covers. Highlights incl. 1935 Anti War set VFU (Cat. £110), 1935 Air set VFU (Cat. £140), 1937 Pushkin M/Sheet VFU (Cat. £275), 1937 Air M/Sheet M (Cat. £225), 1938 Sport set M (Cat. £140), 1939 New Moscow set M (Cat. £65), 1945 Relief of Stalingrad M/Sheet UM, 1946-47 Postal Service M/Sheet (3) U (Cat. £420), 1946 Anniv of Revolution M/Sheet UM (Cat. £200), 1949 Stalin's Birthday M/Sheet FU (Cat. £375) etc. Finally a further album containing Russian P.O's, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Batum, Estonia, Georgia, Latvia, Lithuania, Tuva & Ukraine. Useful lot. Viewing recommended. £800 to 1000 £1700.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1893-1908 correspondence of covers (14), mostly registered, carried on the 'Long Route' from Bukhara to India via Brindisi & Suez, franked at variety of rates from 10k, 20k & fine 50k usage; showing variety of 'Bokhara' or 'Staraya Bokhara' d/stamps and various transits incl. Italian TPO's, 'Sea Post Office' d/stamps or registration notations etc. Also a Robson Lowe article on the archive. Some peripheral staining as usual with this correspondence. £120 to 150 £145.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1900 cover at single rate from Bukhara to Shikarpore, franked at Arms issue 1k orange (4) & 3k red (2), tied by NOVA BOKHARA SAMARKAND OB d/stamps in black. Baku transit c.d.s alongside Shikarpore arrival. £40 to 50 £44.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1940's accumulation of fifty triangular letters sent by Soviet soldiers during WWII, all bear appropriate postal markings. £70 to 90 £125.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1940's letter cards mainly illustrated (30) with Military scenes, also photographic cards (8) depicting Heroes of Russia, three further cards depicting Hitler and old father time, two of submarines. (33) £100 to 130 £105.00
1961 Cosmic flight on 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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