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Stamp of Russia » Russia Imperial 1857-58 First Issue Arms perf. 14 3/4 : 15  (St. 2-4) 30k Arms, 2nd printing on thinner paper, cover to
Lot 10089
Russia » Russia Imperial 1857-58 First Issue Arms perf. 14 3/4 : 15 (St. 2-4)
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Price realised
46’000 EUR
Estimate
60’000 EUR
Auction date
Wed 19 Sep 2012 at 09:00 (Europe/Zurich)
Description:
30k Arms, 2nd printing on thinner paper, cover to Warsaw with frank tied by dotted numeral 38 of Riga, LATVIA, in extremely fresh and fine condition (one of the finest 30k covers in existence). According to Mikulski there are only 2 covers known from the 30k 2nd printing. A world rarity and important exhibition item for Russia and Latvia, ex H. C. Gibson & Mikulski, cert. Mikulski
Catalogue reference: 4