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Lot 20060 – Russia » Zemstvos

Tikhvin: 1874 5k blue, complete mint sheet of 15,

Tikhvin: 1874 5k blue, complete mint sheet of 15, all from different hand-drawn types, with full margins, fresh, exhibition quality: see Imperial Russia Zemstvo Post, page 344, fresh, very fine & rare, ex. Ferrari & Fabergé (Chuchin 9, Schmidt 11) Note: Each of these primitively designed stamps was drawn separately by hand. Hence, there are many differences and particularities including inverted and missing letters, position 1 with “C” instead of “b”, position 12 with inverted “E” etc. Interestingly, all stamps were printed with the bottom inscription reading as a mirror image.
Estimate 1’400 EUR
Auction date Tue 27 Jun 2017 at 12:00:00 (Europe/Zurich)
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