September 2012 Auction Series – 19/9/2012 – 24/9/2012

5246 lots
Lot 10000
Great Britain » 1840 1d Black
The Earliest Cover from Russia Known with a Postage Stamp 1840 (Nov) Pre-philatelic letter datelined St.Petersburg, RUSSIA, bearing a straight-line…
Estimate: 30’000 – 40’000 EUR
Lot 10001
Russia » Russia Imperial Pre-Stamp Postal History
1856 Cover from St. PETERSBURG to New York, manuscript routing via Lübeck and Ostende, transit marking Aachen and arrival New York, each in red, margin…
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 10002
Russia » Russia Imperial Pre-Stamp Postal History
1858 Folded letter dated Koszowata (now Ukraine) to Rothschild brothers in Paris, straight-line “RUSSIE,” red “PD”, blue entry cds “Autriche 2 Erquelines,”…
Estimate: 50 EUR
Lot 10003
Russia » Russia Imperial Pre-Stamp Postal History
1890 IMPERIAL MAIL: Envelope bearing large seal cachet in blue “Correspondence Imperial” and addressed to Her Majesty the Empress of Germany, at back arrival…
Estimate: 180 EUR
Lot 10004
Russia » Russia Imperial Pre-Stamp Postal History
1894 ALEXANDER III, decorated mourning souvenir envelope sent registered bearing 7k(2) + 3k(2) + 10k from VARSHAVA to German Reich and a 7k postal stationery…
Estimate: 120 EUR
Lot 10005
Russia » Russia Imperial Pre-Stamp Postal History
1809-47 BALTIC AREA: Selection of 14 covers with postmarks of RIGA, DORPAT (5), PERNOV, REVAL (7), noted several different types, large & small straight…
Estimate: 150 – 200 EUR
Lot 10006
Russia » Russia Imperial Pre-Stamp Postal History
1818-31 INCOMING MARITIME MAIL TO THE BALTICS: Selection of 7 covers from the Netherlands and Great Britain, noted Ship letter London via Rotterdam, London…
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 10007
Russia » Russia Imperial Pre-Stamp Postal History
Important Essay for the First Issue 1856 10k + 1k Unadopted essay in green & rose, cut octagonally, clear margins, very fine and extremely rare exhibition…
Estimate: 5’000 EUR
Lot 10008
Russia » Russia Imperial Pre-Stamp Postal History
1848 10k Envelope, deep black imprint of the first edition of the 1st printing, watermark reversed, pen-cancelled cross at back and with indistinct MOGILEV…
Estimate: 800 EUR
Lot 10009
Russia » Russia Imperial Pre-Stamp Postal History
1848 20k Dark Blue envelope, broad tail, 1st watermark inverted, from the first printing of the 1848 issue, pen cross obliteration, at back manuscript…
Estimate: 1’000 EUR
Lot 10010
Russia » Russia Imperial Pre-Stamp Postal History
1848 30k Red 1st issue envelope, broad tail, 1st watermark inverted, unused, some strengthening by hinges in flap folds otherwise very fine and fresh,…
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 10011
Russia » Russia Imperial Pre-Stamp Postal History
1848-49 10k Grey Black envelope, 2nd watermark, value imprint type IV (similar to type I which has wide tail, but in this case with a small tail), also…
Estimate: 10’000 EUR
Lot 10012
Russia » Russia Imperial Pre-Stamp Postal History
1848 10k Envelope, imprint with small tail and 1st watermark, used to POLAND, to Chobanin near Wieruszow, YAROSLAVL 16.YANV cds alongside WARSZAWA transit…
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 10013
Russia » Russia Imperial Pre-Stamp Postal History
1849 10k Black 2nd issue envelope, small tail, 1st watermark, bearing at front 2-line CHOLM 22.4.57 departure marking and at back St.Ptsbg. Polucheno 25.4.,…
Estimate: 140 EUR
Lot 10014
Russia » Russia Imperial Pre-Stamp Postal History
1849 10k Black 2nd issue envelope, small tail, with 1st watermark, obliterated by black pen cross, at front red boxed St.Petersburg 16.8.56 departure marking,…
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 10015
Russia » Russia Imperial Pre-Stamp Postal History
1849 10k Black 2nd issue envelope, small tail, first watermark inverted, obliterated by black pen cross, USED IN POLAND, bearing at front red MARYAMPOL…
Estimate: 500 EUR
Lot 10016
Russia » Russia Imperial Pre-Stamp Postal History
CRIMEAN WAR, 1848 20k Blue envelope, small tail, 1st watermark, bearing at front departure 2-line MOSKVA 1855 DEC.24, addressed to Bakhtschisaraj to be…
Estimate: 1’000 EUR
Lot 10017
Russia » Russia Imperial Pre-Stamp Postal History
1848 20k Blue envelope, small tail, 1st watermark, departure marking of MOSKVA 10.2.56 on front, addressed to Saransk and obliterated by pen cross, quite…
Estimate: 800 EUR
Lot 10018
Russia » Russia Imperial Pre-Stamp Postal History
1848 20k Greenish Blue envelope on thin paper, small tail, 1st watermark inverted, obliterated with VOLOGDA 20.9.68 cds, same postmark at front and arrival…
Estimate: 1’500 EUR
Lot 10019
Russia » Russia Imperial Pre-Stamp Postal History
1848 20k Greenish Blue envelope, imprint with small tail, 1st watermark inverted, unused, very fine
Estimate: 180 EUR
Lot 10020
Russia » Russia Imperial Pre-Stamp Postal History
1848 20k Blue envelope, small tail, 1st watermark inverted, unused, very fine and scarce, ex Fabergé (bought in 1907), cert. Mikulski
Estimate: 120 EUR
Lot 10021
Russia » Russia Imperial Pre-Stamp Postal History
1848 30k Red 2nd issue unused envelope, small tail, 2nd watermark, very clear and strong embossing, ex Fabergé, cert. Mikulski
Estimate: 180 EUR
Lot 10022
Russia » Russia Imperial Pre-Stamp Postal History
1848 30k Red Carmine, 2nd issue, small tail, 1st watermark inverted, used with pen cross and at front 2-line departure pmk MOSKVA 1856 Okt.30 to Odessa,…
Estimate: 12’000 EUR
Lot 10023
Russia » Russia Imperial Pre-Stamp Postal History
1849 10k Envelope with small tail, 1st watermark inverted, used from ESTONIA to St. Petersburg, bearing 2-line departure cancel of REVEL 10 MART 1854 and…
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 10024
Russia » Russia Imperial Pre-Stamp Postal History
1855 10k Black imprint, 4th issue with small tail, 1st watermark, cancelled with dotted rectangular numeral 378 of Ostrov, at front OSTROV 13.8.60 departure…
Estimate: 150 EUR
Lot 10025
Russia » Russia Imperial Pre-Stamp Postal History
1861 10k Black envelope, small tail, 2nd watermark, size 143 x 85mm, flap cutting typ IV, sent to TO FINLAND, obliterated by S.PETERSBURG 2. OKT 1868,…
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 10026
Russia » Russia Imperial Pre-Stamp Postal History
1855/61 20k Black envelope, small tail, 2nd watermark, used with departure postmark at front TAMBOV 2.APR.68, value imprint not obliterated although by…
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 10027
Russia » Russia Imperial Pre-Stamp Postal History
1861 10k Black envelope, small tail, 2nd watermark, size 143 x 85mm, flap cutting type IV, unused, very fine
Estimate: 80 EUR
Lot 10028
Russia » Russia Imperial Pre-Stamp Postal History
1861 20k Blue envelope, 5th issue with small tail, 2nd watermark, three different shades including ultramarine, all unused and very fine, one blue with…
Estimate: 400 EUR
Lot 10029
Russia » Russia Imperial Pre-Stamp Postal History
1861 ERROR 20k blue envelope, 5th issue, type III, 145 x 115mm, (flap cutting type III), thin paper, 1st watermark inverted and broad tail of 1st issue,…
Estimate: 1’000 EUR
Lot 10030
Russia » Russia Imperial Pre-Stamp Postal History
1861 30k Envelopes in brownish red, brick red & reddish brown, all with small tail, all with 2nd watermark, unused, all very fine and fresh, a scarce group,…
Estimate: 500 EUR
Lot 10031
Russia » Russia Imperial Pre-Stamp Postal History
1862 10k Black envelope, size 135 x 85mm, small tail, 2nd watermark showing VARIETY: printing cliché shifted to the left (seen from front), ex Fabergé…
Estimate: 120 EUR
Lot 10032
Russia » Russia Imperial Pre-Stamp Postal History
1863 10k Black envelope, size 143 x 84, small tail, 3rd watermark, unused, very fine, ex Fabergé (bought in 1924), size not listed by Standart, cert. Mikulski
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 10033
Russia » Russia Imperial Pre-Stamp Postal History
1868 30k Carmine Rose envelope with sharp edges of side-flaps & bottom flap, used, showing registered usage with ST. PETERSBURG 14.9.84 cds to Moskva,…
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 10034
Russia » Russia Imperial Pre-Stamp Postal History
1868 30k Carmine Rose envelope with sharp edges of side-flaps & bottom flap, unused, scarce, very fine
Estimate: 120 EUR
Lot 10035
Russia » Russia Imperial Pre-Stamp Postal History
1868 10k Brown envelopes in 3 different sizes (140 x 110 mm, 145 x 80 mm, 113 x 75 mm) unused & used on exhibition pages, incl. one with additional franking…
Estimate: 300 EUR
Lot 10036
Russia » Russia Imperial Pre-Stamp Postal History
1868 10k Brown envelope bearing at back violet 2-line datestamp KARAMARIAYNY 17.Febr.1874, superb and rare postmark
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 10037
Russia » Russia Imperial Pre-Stamp Postal History
1868 20k Blue envelopes in 3 different sizes including 2 UNISSUED formats (145 x 81 mm + unissued 140 x 58 mm and 113 x 73 mm), unused, very fine and quite…
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 10038
Russia » Russia Imperial Pre-Stamp Postal History
1880-81 7 kop on 8k grey and 10k brown surcharged envelopes, small group on 3 exhibition leaves: 3 unused, 3 used incl. one registered and one ex Fabergé,…
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 10039
Russia » Russia Imperial Pre-Stamp Postal History
1881 UNISSUED 7 kop on 20k blue envelope used as registered cover with additional 7k defin. bearing St.Petersburg 29.6.81 cds and Paris arrival marking,…
Estimate: 2’000 EUR
Lot 10040
Russia » Russia Imperial Pre-Stamp Postal History
1880 UNISSUED 7 kop on 20k blue envelope, unused, very fine and scarce, reportedly only 100 printed, signed Mikulski, Prof. Winterstein and Romeko/Paris
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 10041
Russia » Russia Imperial Pre-Stamp Postal History
1893 Commemorative postal stationery letter cards (2, in red and blue) for the Franco-Russian alliance, minor toning otherwise fine
Estimate: 60 EUR
Lot 10042
Russia » Russia Imperial Pre-Stamp Postal History
1894 Commemorative postal stationery wrappers (3) for the Franco-Russian alliance overprinted with black frame and date for the death of Tsar Alexander…
Estimate: 80 EUR
Lot 10043
Russia » Russia Imperial Pre-Stamp Postal History
1848-1909 Specialised Collection in SAFE album starting with a scarce selection of St. Petersburg City Post 5k blue envelopes in different sizes and types…
Estimate: 800 – 1’200 EUR
Lot 10044
Russia » Russia Imperial 1857-58 First Issues Arms 10k brown & blue (St. 1)
10k Arms imperforate, plate II, mint (hinge remainder) with large part gum. There is possibly a tiny ink trace visible under UV-light, at right bottom…
Estimate: 5’000 EUR
Lot 10045
Russia » Russia Imperial 1857-58 First Issues Arms 10k brown & blue (St. 1)
10k Arms imperforate, plate II unused, no ink traces visible, four-margined very fine example
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 10046
Russia » Russia Imperial 1857-58 First Issues Arms 10k brown & blue (St. 1)
10k Arms imperforate with RED 2-line postmark “(St.) Kesemskaya T(ver) ..Okt. 1858,” minimal faults in outer left top & bottom margin otherwise very fine…
Estimate: 800 EUR
Lot 10047
Russia » Russia Imperial 1857-58 First Issues Arms 10k brown & blue (St. 1)
10k Arms imperforate, used with provisional postmark of KOVNO (LITHUANIA), very fine with full to large margins all around, cert. Mikulski
Estimate: 200 EUR
Lot 10048
Russia » Russia Imperial 1857-58 First Issues Arms 10k brown & blue (St. 1)
10k Arms imperforate used with 4-ring numeral no. 85 of HRUBIESZOW (POLAND), long horiz. tear at bottom, full to large margins all around, nice appearance,…
Estimate: 100 EUR
Lot 10049
Russia » Russia Imperial 1857-58 First Issues Arms 10k brown & blue (St. 1)
10k Arms imperforate horizontal pair tied to small fragment by pre-adhesive boxed VOLMAR 10.5.58 (LATVIA) ds and slight ink marking, fine to large margins…
Estimate: 1’200 EUR