375th Auction

16-21 November in Wiesbaden

Lot no.1338

Condition

6

Catalogue no.France 20,22

Opening100 €
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"GODEWERY * 10 FEVR 64" on folded lettersheet franked with Napoleon 10c. brown and 40c. orange tied by "dotted ancre" to Marseille with red boxed "PAQUEBOTS DE LA MEDITERRANEE" alongside, a scarce cover, the Godwery travelled only 9 journeys during 1864 from the Levant
Lot no.1896

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening160 €
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1778, "ST PETERSBOVRG" clear black straight-line on dated folded letter, fine, signed Mikulski
Lot no.1897

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening150 €
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1820, "SPBurg" red cyrillic straight-line on small folded letter to Narva, scarce, fine
Lot no.1898

Condition

Catalogue no.1

Opening200 €
Sold for320 €
1857, 10 k. blue and brown, good margins allround, used, fine, signed Richter and Ebnet BPP (Mi. 1.000,-)  
Lot no.1899

Condition

Catalogue no.1

Opening200 €
Sold for280 €
1857, 10 k. blue and brown, good margins allround, used, fine, multiple signed and opinion Ferchenbauer (Mi. 1.000,-)  
Lot no.1900

Condition

6

Catalogue no.30,32

Opening100 €
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1884, 2k. green and 5k. lilac tied by cds. "DZHULFA 1" resp. "DZHULFA 2" to reverse of two covers to Tabriz, fine, scarce Provenance: Peter Ashford Collection
Lot no.1901

Condition

Catalogue no.31U

Opening5.000 €
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1884, Coat of arms 3k. red imperforated horizontal pair, fresh color, the left stamp just touched at left, 3mm tear between stamps at base, right stamp margin into design on 2 sides, with strip of paper added at top, used with clear cds. "LAGODEKHI 6 FEB 1887", of very fine appearance, with only one other copy known, that being unused, one of the great rarities of classical Russian philately, certificate Ceremuga (2019) Provenance: Zbigniew Mikulski (Private Treaty)
Lot no.1902

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening60 €
Sold for70 €
1903, Free Frank privilege asserted with red wax seal and violet numbered cachet to send ordinary letter from SARAPUL to Mont Athos. On reverse clear Kazan and Odessa transits and arrival mark of ROPIT AFON. The letter must have travelled directly by ship from Odessa to Athos ; if it had gone via Constantinople and then overland, the Free Frank privilege would not have extended into Ottoman territory. Very unusual item of Black Sea / Mediterranean ship mail 
Lot no.1903

Condition

Catalogue no.

Opening100 €
Sold for90 €
1905, Free Frank postcard to the Maria Feodorovna charities in St Petersburg with rare cancel of KHARBIN GOSPIT. GORODOK [Town Hospital], message in Farsi script. 
Lot no.1904

Condition

6

Catalogue no.47y

Opening80 €
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1906, Coat of arms 3k. tied by oval "BLAGOVESCHENSK-STRETINK PAROKHOD 16 7 06" to picture postcard, showing river steam boat, sent to Rig, scarce, fine
Lot no.1905

Condition

6

Catalogue no.63B

Opening160 €
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1917, 1k. orange block of nine and single tied by cds. "PETROGRAD 1. APR. 17" to reverse of neat typed ordinary letter to Abo with part of red Finnish censor mark on front, the earliest recorded postal use of any 1917 imperforate, fine Provenance: Trevor Pateman Collection
Lot no.1906

Condition

6

Catalogue no.71A,77B

Opening80 €
Sold for60 €
1918 February, examples of the local reduced rate of 30 kop for ordinary letters and 1 rub for Registered, both used within Petrograd. Rarely seen rates with the 30 kop letter notable for printed label “ People's Bank, Russian Republic ", some minor imperfections, scarce
Lot no.1907

Condition

6

Catalogue no.71

Opening80 €
Sold for100 €
1918 August, Commercial registered letter from Petrograd to Warsaw, correctly franked at 60 kop with dual censorship and German receiver cancel on reverse, one stamp with corner fault, but a nice example of mail enabled by the Treaty of Brest Litovsk
Lot no.1908

Condition

6

Catalogue no.Russia 77B

Opening60 €
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1919, 1rbl. block of four with cds. "OPOCHKA 2 1 20" on reverse of registered cover addressed wo what looks like a suppy commissariat for the XIth rifles in Luga, no receiver cds. but paper adhering to front that may be related to delivery, only sent one month after or so after the defeat of the North West Army approaching Petrograd through Pskov guberniya, fine
Lot no.1909

Condition

6

Catalogue no.116 etc.

Opening80 €
Sold for80 €
1919, Private correspondence, long letter still intact, Registered letter sent from within the RSFSR with Imperial Registration label and cancellations of KOSLOVKA SIMB . [ irsk ] “ b ” 27 11 19 and a 4 rouble franking ( made up with 22 stamps ), correct according to the RSFSR Tariff of 5 November 1919 . Endorsed " Active Army " at top and addressed to a soldier in a Latvian regiment. No transit or arrival markings but possibly destined for the Latvian front
Lot no.1910

Condition

6

Catalogue no.67B

Opening100 €
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1920 October, Ordinary private letter sent on the TPO "RYAZHSK 61 VYAZMA" to Brussels via Moscow with three triangle censor mark. Franked correctly with a 5 kop imperforate stamp revalued x 100 (Tariff of 30 September 1920). According to Alexander Epstein, very few examples of this 5 rub tariff are known; after the resumption of foreign mail services in June 1920, most letters were sent registered, minor stains, otherwise fine
Lot no.1911

Condition

6

Catalogue no.Ukraine 10,30

Opening100 €
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December 1920, Revaluations x 100,  registered cover from KROLEVETS with Moscow receiver, franked four Kyiv Il Tridents on Imperial stamps, revalued x 100 to give the correct 10 rubel RSFSR tariff . Unusual late Soviet use of Trident stamps
Lot no.1912

Condition

6

Catalogue no.77B

Opening160 €
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1921 May, Private Esperanto correspondence, ordinary postcard sent from OMSK 24 5 21 to Bamberg with weak Three Triangle Censor on the reverse. This card is correctly charged at 2 roubles in accord with the RSFSR Foreign tariff of 30 September 1920, which abolished the Free Post for ordinary mail sent abroad. The Kerensky card is used as a Blank in accordance with the invalidation of 1 January 1919 . A German Postage Due mark PORTO KONTROLLE has been applied and " 80 " inserted by hand and repeated in blue on the card. However, the card is correctly franked and both the cachet and the " 80 " in blue have been crossed through with red crayon . Alexander Epstein records only a few known examples of the 2 rouble postcard rate, most mail abroad in 1920 - 21 was sent registered
Lot no.1913

Condition

6

Catalogue no.71A

Opening160 €
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1921 October & November, two Kerensky postcards used as blanks and each franked with 7 x 15 kop Imperial Arms stamps, locally sent in Petrograd by a prisoner N N Kholodilin in pre-trial custody. The long messages include valuable historical details of prison arrangements for payment and sending of mail and reception of parcels
Lot no.1914

Condition

Catalogue no.

Opening250 €
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ST. PETERSBURG: 1889. Issue for Women 1r. 8k. blue, 2nd class, used, small thin otherwise a very fine and clean copy with well above average perforations
Lot no.1915

Condition

Catalogue no.

Opening80 €
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1900, complete undivided sheet of six stamped papers for curreny transactions, spectacular watermarks make this ideal for lightbox framing and display, few folds, otherwise fine
Lot no.1916

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening120 €
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1842 Small envelope with contents (long letter in Greek), addressed in French to Kicheneff [Kishinev], on reverse Cyrillic double ring KONSTANTINOPOL in red. 
Lot no.1917

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening160 €
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1851, cyrillic cds. "KONSTANTINOPEL 1851 MAY 14" on reverse of long entire letter written in Italian, sent from Constantinople to Odessa showing many disinfection slits, scarce, fine
Lot no.1918

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening600 €
Sold for650 €
1868, 2 pia (2) on folded letter Constantinople to Taganrog cancelled by retta with weak adjacent ROPiT datestamp. Ex Dr Raymond Casey
Lot no.1919

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening120 €
Sold for160 €
1918 (December) printed envelope of the ROPiT agency in Eisk, registered to Odessa with receiver mark, backside franked pair of 25 kop on 1 kop perforated Kuban adhesives, well-tied by EISK cancel. Very scarce White Russian Civil War item. 
Lot no.1920

Condition

6

Catalogue no.P2

Opening80 €
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Ganzsachen: 1895, double card 4 k. used from "CONSTANTINOPEL....97" without text via Odessa to Hattingen, Germany with arrival mark, fine
Lot no.1921

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening150 €
Sold for135 €
BOGORODSK: 1896, 2 kop printed paper rate incoming cover from St Petersburg  with added 2 kop., neatly tied by violet Zemstvo cancel. On reverse, transit mark of Bogorodsk Imperial post office. Nice item 
Lot no.1922

Condition

Catalogue no.

Opening100 €
Sold for120 €
CHERDIN:1914, 2 kop. red used on locally sent cover well tied  by double ring cancel, clean cover with central fold. (Schmidt 33)
Lot no.1923

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening100 €
Sold for90 €
KOTELNICH: 5 kop darb blue on 1909 registered cover  to Viatka court, well tied by blue Zemstvo cancel, and 3 x 7 kop Imperial stamps, Imperial R-label on front.
Lot no.1924

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening100 €
Sold for90 €
LITIN: 1919, Free Frank (claimed by means of Registry number on front) entire folded letter, very clean, sent from LITIN Podolia 26 1 19 with seal of Litin District Zemstvo Board, torn on opening but neat and intact. Printed letter head of Litin People’s Board. Rare. 
Lot no.1925

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening150 €
Sold for160 €
ORGEEV: 1890, 3kop red (pair) on undated  locally sent cover very nicely tied to cover by number 16 cancel. No marks on reverse.  Ex A Faberge
Lot no.1926

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening120 €
Sold for108 €
SHATSK: 3 kop. imperforate on undated local cover with fine local postmaster manuscript cancel, no markings on reverse (Schmidt 13a)
Lot no.1927

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening150 €
Sold for135 €
1898, SHATSK: 3kop black on green paper on registered local cover, neatly cancelled and tied by double ring SHATSK ZEMSTVO POST cancel (repeated on front of cover). Ex Withy and A. Faberge
Lot no.2209
There are additional 7% import fees (not tax deductible) if the purchaser are resident in the EU! For buyers outside of the EU, this import fees are not charged if the export of the goods can be proven.

Condition

2

Catalogue no.

Opening100 €
Sold for220 €

1865, a single finished reproduction of 1865 2k, "Copie" backstamp of Chambery Court and signed Sperati in pencil, ex Sperati archive and Carl Walske

Lot no.2210
There are additional 7% import fees (not tax deductible) if the purchaser are resident in the EU! For buyers outside of the EU, this import fees are not charged if the export of the goods can be proven.

Condition

2

Catalogue no.

Opening200 €
Sold for240 €
1865, page with three items, a finished reproduction, proof of inset tablets only and a composite proof
Lot no.3390

Condition

1

Catalogue no.1a,b

Opening100 €
Sold for220 €
1941, Hindenburg 1 Pfg. mit Aufdruck in schwarz bzw. rot, je sauber ungebraucht, tadellos, sign. A.M. sowie je mit Fotoattest Krischke (2005)