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Russian Zemstvo Local Posts -
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Russian Zemstvos




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Lot 1

Russia, AKHTYIRKA (Kharkov Guberniya), 1872, group of 12 imperforate stamps, comprising 1872 5k dark green (Chuchin 1 x6, including block of four) & 1872 5k dark blue (2 x6, including block of four), Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $225.
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Lot 2
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Russia, ALEXANDRIA (Kherson Guberniya), 1869-83, group of 16 stamps, comprising 1869 (Chuchin 1), 1870 (2), 1874 (3), 1880 (6 x4 & 6b), 1883 (8-12, plus two extra 10k black & green, and one extra 10k black & brown), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $650.
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Lot 3
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Russia, AMUR (Blagoveshchensk Province), 1919, group of 5 money stamps, issued during the Civil War and listed as zemstvos in Schmidt Catalog (2-4, including extra 3r & 5r examples in distinctive shades), without gum as issued, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $375.
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Lot 4

Russia, ANANIEV (Kherson Guberniya), 1875-96, group of 17 stamps, comprising 1875 (Chuchin 1-2), 1879 (4), 1880 (5 x6, including pair), 1881 (6 x3), 1883 (7) & 1896 (9-11, including extra 5k green), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $400.
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Lot 5
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Russia, ARDATOV (Nizhni Novgorod Guberniya), 1878-1909, 45 imperforate or perforated stamps, with duplicates, including 1878 (Chuchin 1-2 x2), 1880 (3 x3), 1883 (7 x5), 1884 (8-9 x2, including one used), 1895 (16 x2), 1899 (20, pair), 1909 (29, pair) & 1910 (33 & 37), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $425.
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Lot 6

Russia, ARDATOV (Nizhni Novgorod Guberniya), 1909, 3k black, two tête-bêche gutter pairs; one black on green, other black on yellow, plus tête-bêche gutter block of four black on red, o.g., some with hinge remnants, Very Fine.
Chuchin 28a, 29a, 30a.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $275.
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Lot 7

Russia, ARDATOV (Nizhni Novgorod Guberniya), 1914, 3k black on green, local imperforate stamp tied on reverse of registered cover by Ardatov 1914 circular datestamp, plus post office seal affixed on dispatch, used in combination with Imperial 7k, which is tied on front by circular datestamp, and accompanied by a bank statement, Fine to Very Fine.
Chuchin 28.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,500.
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Lot 8
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Russia, ARZAMAS (Nizhni Novgorod Guberniya), 1874-1903, group of 15 stamps, comprising 1874 (Chuchin 2), 1876 (3), 1877 (4 & 4a x2), 1882 (7 x2), 1886 (8 x 4, including one used), 1890 (9 x2, including one used), 1902 (10) & 1903 (11), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $425.
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Lot 9

Russia, ARZAMAS (Nizhni-Novgorod Guberniya), 1880, 5k red, imperforate on watermarked paper, o.g., hinge remnant, Very Fine.
Chuchin 5.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $325.
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Lot 10

Russia, ATKARSK (Saratov Guberniya), 1872-85, group of 47 stamps, comprising 1872 (Chuchin 3-4), 1874 (Chuchin 5 x29, including two blocks of 10, block of four & pair), 1874 (Chuchin 6), 1881 (Chuchin 8 x4), 1884 (Chuchin 11 x6, including block of four), 1884 (Artuchov 13 x3, dark blue and bright red) & 1885 (Chuchin 12 x2), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $950.
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Lot 11
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Russia, BELEBEY (Ufa Guberniya), 1890-1904, extraordinary group of 89 imperforate or perforated stamps with some duplication, comprising 1890 (Chuchin 1 x2), 1893 (2 x4, including two used examples), 1895 (3 x2 & 3a pair), 1897 (5 x2 & 5a pair & vertical strip of 4 imperforate horizontally), 1900 (6 & 6a), 1902 (8 x2, plus misperforated pair & strip of 5), 1902 (8a), 1904 (10 & 10a), 1905 (12 x5, including strip of three with rightmost pair imperforate between), 1905 (12b x9, including single, pair & block of 6), 1905 (13 block of 9 & 13a x 12, including imperforate block of 8 & two imperforate pairs), 1908 (15 pair & 15a block of six, three imperforate pairs, plus two imperforate proofs in pairs, and without centers & denominations), 1908 (16 x2, including one used) & 1908 (16a x6, including pair & strip of 3), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Unsold
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Lot 12
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Russia, BERDYANSK (Tavric Guberniya), 1870-82, group of imperforate proofs, comprising 10k block of four with additional negative impression on bottom selvage, plus 10k green & 10k brown singles, Very Fine.
Chuchin 1.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $550.
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Lot 13

Russia, BERDYANSK (Tavric Guberniya), 1870, group of four 10k imperforate stamps, comprising two stamps in black, green & blue, and two stamps in black, green & sky-blue, o.g., hinge remnants, Fine to Very Fine.
Chuchin 1 x2 & 1a x2.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $250.
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Lot 14
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Russia, BIELOZERSK (Novgorod Guberniya), 1868-1919, group of 122 imperforate or perforated stamps with some duplication, including 1868 (Chuchin 1 x2), 1871-76 (2 x2), 1878(13-15), 1878 (17 x2 & 18), 1880 (24), 1882 (26 x3), 1882 (27 x3), 1884 (28-29 x2), 1887 (31-33 x2), 1889 (36-41, plus two extra misperforated examples), 1893-1901 (42-47), 1908-14 (73-80), 1915 (85 block of ten & 85a, block of four with two tête-bêche pairs) & 1919 1r (Artuchov 112), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,100.
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Lot 15

Russia, BIELOZERSK (Novgorod Guberniya), 1887, 2k tête-bêche, one in orange & other in violet, o.g., hinge remnants, Very Fine.
Chuchin 32a, 33a.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $200.
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Lot 16
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Russia, BIELOZERSK (Novgorod Guberniya), 1913-14, 3k brown on yellow paper, block of 8, o.g., hinged or never hinged, Fine to Very Fine, scarce multiple seldom offered.
Chuchin 81.
Estimate $250 - 500.
Unsold
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Lot 17

Russia, BOBROV (Voronezh Guberniya), 1872-79, group of eight imperforate stamps, comprising 1872 (Chuchin 1 x3), 1878 (2 & 3 x2), & 1879 (6 x2), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $2,400.
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Lot 18

Russia, BOBROV (Voronezh Guberniya), 1879, 3k black on lilac-gray, tête-bêche, horizontal pair, o.g., hinge remnant, Very Fine.
Chuchin 6a.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Unsold
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Lot 19
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Russia, BOGORODSK (Moscow Guberniya), 1871-96, 168 imperforate or perforated stamps, an impressive assortment of mostly mint or unused stamps with some duplication, including 1871 (Chuchin 2 x2 & 3), 1872 (4-5 x2), 1873 (6 x4 & 7 x3), 1873 (8-9 x2 & 10), 1876 (11, 12 x2 & 12a x2), 1884 (31-33), 1888 (44-45 x4 & 46 x3), 1893 (77 x2, 78 x2 & 79), 1893 (80), 1894 (81, 82 x2, 83 & 84 x2), 1894 (85 x3, 86 x3, 87 & 88 x2), 1895 (103, 104 x2, 105 x2, 106 x2 & 107), 1895 (109 x2, 110 x2, 111 x2, 111a x2, 112 & 113 x2), 1895 (114-15 x2, 117, 117a & 123), 1895 (125-27 x3 & 128-29) & 1896 (131 x2, 140-41 x2, 142 & 143 x2), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,600.
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Lot 20

Russia, BOGORODSK (Moscow Guberniya), 1888, 1k red-violet, local imperforate stamp tied on reverse of a cover by Bogorodsk circular datestamp, and paying the correct rate for printed matter (unsealed cover), used in combination with Imperial 2k green, which is tied on front by Moscow circular datestamp, Very Fine.
Chuchin 44.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $250.
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Lot 21

Russia, BOGORODSK (Moscow Guberniya), 1892, 5k blue, complete sheet of 15, o.g., some hinge marks in selvage, stamps never hinged, Fine to Very Fine, signed Pohl.
Chuchin 68.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $275.
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Lot 22
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Russia, BOGUCHARY (Voronezh Guberniya), 1871-72, three 5k imperforate stamps (Chuchin 1), including two with black handstamps, plus reprint, without gum as issued, Very Fine.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $250.
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Lot 23

Russia, BORISOGLYEBSK (Tambov Guberniya), 1872-80, group of 18, including both yellowish and white papers: 1872 (Chuchin 1 x3, 30.5 mm diameter), 1877 (3-4, two stamps, including paste-up example, 28 mm diameter), 1880 (7, 8 & 10, thirteen stamps, including two paste-up examples, plus other in laid paper, and distinctive shades, 29 mm diameter), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $1,900.
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Lot 24
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Russia, BOROVICHY (Novgorod Guberniya), 1869-98, 39 imperforate or perforated stamps with duplicates, including 1869 (Chuchin 1), 1874 (3 x3), 1876 (5 x 8, including block of four), 1878 (7 x5), 1886 (8 x7, including block of four & 8a tête-bêche pair), 1893 (10 x2) & 1898 (12 x7, including three used examples), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $425.
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Lot 25

Russia, BOROVICHY (Novgorod Guberniya), 1876, 3k bronze on white paper, large part o.g., Very Fine, rare, only 1,570 stamps issued.
Chuchin 4.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000

Due to the change of the postage rate from 5k to 3k, this provisional issue was introduced while the new 3k stamp was in preparation.

Realized $5,500.
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Lot 26
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Russia, BRONNYTSY (Moscow Guberniya), 1868-1905, 7 stamps, comprising 1868 (Chuchin 1), 1875 (2 x2), 1893 (3), 1904 (4) & 1910 (5), plus 5k imperforate example in blue, and resembling the stamp printed in 1868, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $275.
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Lot 27
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Russia, BUGULMA (Samara Guberniya), 1882-1915, 105 imperforate or perforated stamps with duplication, including 1882 (Chuchin 2 x2), 1882 (3), 1883 (5 x22, including block of 16 & block of 6), 1884 (6 x4, including two used), 1892 (7 x9, including two pairs & strip of 3), followed by 2k singles, pairs & blocks of four issued in the 1904-07 period, and overprinted with small and large control numbers, 1899 (11 x6), 1899 (12 x2), 1908 (14, pair), 1908 (17 x5), 1915 (20 x7 & 20a), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $600.
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Lot 28

Russia, BUGULMA (Samara Guberniya), 1903, 2k dark blue and rose, block of six, including 2 tête-bêche pairs, with large colored network in the central circle, o.g., never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Chuchin 14, 14a.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $160.
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Lot 29
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Russia, BUGURUSLAN (Samara Guberniya), 1879-1916, 42 imperforate or perforated stamps, including 1879 (Chuchin 1 & 2 x2), 1881 (3 x3), 1884-89 (4 x5, including pair & two used examples), followed by a group of twenty-seven 2k violet or rose imperforate stamps on white paper, including vertical pair, two blocks of four & block of ten issued in the 1890-96 period, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $300.
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Lot 30

Russia, BUGURUSLAN (Samara Guberniya), 1890-96, 2k rose on white paper, tête-bêche vertical pair, o.g., hinge remnants, Very Fine.
Chuchin 9a.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $70.
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Lot 31
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Russia, BUZULUK (Samara Guberniya), 1881-1910, group of 24 stamps, including 1881 (Chuchin 8 x4), 1883-92 (11 x2, 12 & 13 x2 & 1907 (23) & 1910 (24 x4, including three used examples), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $275.
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Lot 32

Russia, BUZULUK (Samara Guberniya), 1883-92, 3k violet-rose on white paper, horizontal strip of 4 with tête-bêche pairs, part o.g., Fine to Very Fine.
Chuchin 12a.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $450.
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Lot 33

Russia, BYEZHETSK (Tver Guberniya), 1872-94, group of 82 imperforate stamps with duplication, comprising 1872 (Chuchin 1 x2), 1878 (3 x3), 1881 (4 x7, including two pairs & strip of three), 1885 (5 x3), 1886 (7 x11, including block of four, two pairs & singles), 1892 (8 & 8a, including vertical tête-bêche pair), 1893 (16a & 20, se-tenant block of four), 1893 (13 x2), 1893 (14-15 x3 & 16-17 x2, plus two 3k tête-bêche pairs on rose paper & 3k tête-bêche block of four on blue paper), 1893 (18-21 x2), 1894 (22 x2, 23 x3, 24-25 x2, 26-27, 28 x2, 29 & 30 x5), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,200.
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Lot 34

Russia, BYEZHETSK (Tver Guberniya), 1893, 3k black, group of four part sheets of eleven with the small stamps printed in horizontal rows of 6 on the top & the large stamps printed in horizontal rows of 5 on the bottom, o.g., hinge marks, Very Fine.
Chuchin 14-17 & 18-21.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $425.
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Lot 35
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Russia, CHEMBARY (Penza Guberniya), 1874-88, group of 14 stamps, comprising 1874 (Chuchin 1 x3), 1884 (2 x3), 1886 (3 x2) & 1888 (46 x6, including pair & strip of four), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $160.
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Lot 36
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Russia, CHERDYN (Perm Guberniya), 1889-1913, group of 80 stamps with duplication, including 1889 (Chuchin 1 x6, including five used examples), 1890 (3 x7, including block of four), 1891-94 (5-9), 1895 (15a, block of four), 1899 (19, 20 x5 & 20b), 1906 (26 x4) & 1913 (33 x9 & 33a two pairs). We also noted a folded letter cover with 2k local on reverse used to seal the letter, and slit on opening as usual, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $900.
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Lot 37

Russia, CHERDYN (Perm Guberniya), 1918, 2k rose, local perforated stamp tied on folded printed receipt by Cherdyn 15.4.18 circular datestamp, adjacent Cherdyn rectangular datestamp, and locally addressed, Very Fine.
Chuchin 32.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $275.
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Lot 38
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Russia, DANKOV (Ryazan Guberniya), 1873-1916, group of 26 stamps, including 1873 (Chuchin 1 x7, including pair), 1879 (2), 1882 (3 x4), 1883 (4-5) & 1904 (14-17), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $225.
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Lot 39

Russia, DEMYANSK (Novgorod Guberniya), 1868-78, 3k black on blue, group of 9, o.g., mostly with hinge remnants, Fine to Very Fine.
Chuchin 1 x6 & 1a x3.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $200.
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Lot 40
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Russia, DMITRIEV (Kursk Guberniya), 1871, 3k black on white paper, accompanied by colorful reproduction, unused without gum, Very Fine.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $120.
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Lot 41
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Russia, DMITRIOV (Moscow Guberniya), 1874, group of 5 imperforate stamps, comprising 1874 3k red and blue (Chuchin 1 x3, including pair) & 1874 3k brown, green and carmine (2 x2, including one with pen cancel), Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $140.
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Lot 42
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Russia, DNIEPROVSK (Tavric Guberniya), 1881-85, group of 19 stamps, comprising 1881 (Chuchin 6 & 7 x2), 1885 (8 x3, including imperforate example), 1890 (9 x13, including two blocks of four), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $130.
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Lot 43
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Russia, DNIEPROVSK (Tavric Guberniya), 1890, 5k imperforate proofs, group of 3 in different colors; one example with horizontal crease, Very Fine.
Chuchin 9.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Unsold
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Lot 44

Russia, DONETS (Territory of the Cossacks of the Don), 1879, group of 3 imperforate stamps, comprising 1879 ½k brown (Chuchin 1 x2) & 1879 5k grey-blue (2), o.g., hinge remnants, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $350.
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Lot 45

Russia, DUKHOVSHCHINA (Smolensk Guberniya), 1874-80, group of 12 imperforate stamps, including 1874 (Chuchin 2), 1874 (3 x3), 1879 (7), 1880 (10), 1881 (11 x2 & 12 x2), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $650.
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