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.
Russian Zemstvo (Rural Post) Locals - Sumy
Sold for: $2,750
Buyer's Premium: 15%