Auction 91-1 The Volokolamsk RSFSR and Soviet Union Specialized Collection, Various Russian Stamps and Covers of other owners
Oct 15, 2021
PO Box 425 Cranbury, NJ 08512-0425, USA, United States

The Auction contains 627 lots of Imperial Russia, RSFSR and Soviet Union stamps and postal history. The Sale represents:

  • 35 different Romanov Dynasty Proofs from the Tsar Collection;
  • approximately 150 lots of Zemstvo (Rural Post), including numerous items from the Ferrari, Faberge, Schmidt and other renowned Collections.:
  • First Class rarities of Soviet Russia, including iconic definitive stamp of 15k lemon yellow, "Kartonka" souvenir sheet, imperforate rarities of the Moscow Zeppelin Flight issue, Architectural Projects, the First Flights to North Pole, both Trans-Atlantic and Far East, perforated and imperforated varieties from the 1940's-90's.
  • Several important collections and group lots.
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LOT 34:

Imperial Russia - Romanov Dynasty Proofs

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$ 7,500
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Imperial Russia - Romanov Dynasty Proofs
1913, Nicholas I, imperforated proof of 15k yellow brown (issued color) in sheetlet of ten (5x2), printed on chalk-surfaced paper, Russian letters ''RZ'' (Rihards Zarriņš - graphic designer) at bottom right, very fresh and nice, no gum as produced, very lightly hinged at top and bottom, no thins or other defects, VF and extremely rare, ex-M. Liphschutz, G. Denisenko, according to Robson Lowe only three such sheetlets were printed, we sold one of them with minor faults at our Auction #59 (December 2013) for $10,350 including commission, Est. $10,000-$12,000, Scott #95