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Russian Zemstvo Local Posts -
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Lot 133
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Russia, SAPOZHKOV (Ryazan Guberniya), 1870-1913, group of 47 stamps, including 1870 (Chuchin 1 x4), 1884 (2 x4, including three used examples), 1884 (3 x3, including two used examples), 1890 (7 x4 & 8 x3), 1891 (9 x5 & 10 x4), 1909 (16 & 17 x4), & 1913 (21 x3, including two used examples), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $325.
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Lot 134

Russia, SARANSK (Penza Guberniya), 1908, 5k black on green, three examples, including one with top selvage, o.g., one stamp appears lightly hinged, other two never hinged, Fine to Very Fine.
Chuchin 1.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $60.
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Lot 135
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Russia, SHADRINSK (Perm Guberniya), 1871-1917, group of 70 stamps with duplication, including 1871 (Chuchin 2 & 5), 1880 (13 x2), 1880 (13), 1880 (14), 1889 (21 x3), 1890 (25 x4, strip of four), 1891 (26), 1893 (27 x4), 1898 (28a x4, including pair), & 1910-17 (32 block of four, 33 x2, 36 x2, 37 x4, 38 x2), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $1,000.
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Lot 136

Russia, SHADRINSK (Perm Guberniya), 1911, 6k brown, local perforated stamp tied on reverse of cover by 1911 postmark; cover with small faults, including repair not affecting stamp, Fine to Very Fine.
Chuchin 35.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Unsold
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Lot 137
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Russia, SHATSK (Tambov Guberniya), 1874-1916, group of 86 stamps with duplication, including 1874 (Chuchin 2 & 3 x2), 1884 (4 x3), 1885 (5 x2), 1888 (7 x3), 1888 (8), 1888 (9 x4), 1889 (10 x5, including block of four), 1889 (11, strip of three & single), 1889 (13 & 14), 1895 (19, 19a & 19b), 1907 (21, used) & 1910-13 (22 x10, including block of four and four pairs), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,100.
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Lot 138

Russia, SHATSK (Tambov Guberniya), 1884, 3k black, tête-bêche, vertical pair, o.g., appears lightly hinged, Very Fine.
Chuchin 4a.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Unsold
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Lot 139
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Russia, SIMFEROPOL (Taurida Province), 1878, Revenue Stamps, 10k black, two imperforate stamps; one on lilac paper, other on violet paper, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750

Stamps used for payment of court duties or fees, and mentioned in Schmidt Catalog
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Realized $375.
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Lot 140
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Russia, SKOPIN (Ryazan Guberniya), 1871-1916, group of 27 stamps, including 1871 (Chuchin 1 x3, including used example), 1878 (2 x4, including used example), 1888-1916 (4, imperforate single), 1892 (6), 1902 (7), 1909-16 (8), 1916 (14a, tête-bêche pair) & 1916 (16 x2), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $450.
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Lot 141
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Russia, SOLIKAMSK (Perm Guberniya), 1887-1915, marvelous group of 126 stamps, with several blocks of four and duplicated singles, including 1887 (Chuchin 1, horizontal strip of six & single), 1887 (2), 1899 (4), 1891 (5-6), 1891 (7-8), 1892-93 (9-11), 1895-1915 (12, 12a, 12b strip of five & 12d block of four), 1896-1903 (13 x7 & 13a), 1897-1915 (17 block of four), 1899-1908 (11), 1905-13 (15a, perforated & imperforate blocks of six), 1906-15 (20, 20a, 21 & 22), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $950.
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Lot 142
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Russia, SOROKI (Bessarabia Guberniya), 1878-98, group of 22 perforated stamps with duplication, including 1878-79 (Chuchin 2, used) 1880 (3 x6, including block of four), 1880 (5-6), 1885 (8 x3, including two used examples), 1892 (10 x4, including used example) & 1898 (11 x2); #2 thin, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $275.
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Lot 143

Russia, SOROKI (Bessarabia Guberniya), 1880, stampless folded letter, used locally in Soroki District, with December 13, 1880 circular datestamp, and delivered free of charge as official mail, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $250.
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Lot 144

Russia, SOROKI (Bessarabia Guberniya), 1883, 3k red, yellow, rose and blue-grey, water above the castle, o.g., hinge remnants, remarkably fresh, Very Fine, truly a rarity, Artuchov Catalog states that only twelve examples are known.
Chuchin 6 var.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $1,800.
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Lot 145
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Russia, SOROKI (Bessarabia Guberniya), 1898, 3k imperforate proofs, three singles in different colors, plus horizontal pair with inverted background, Very Fine.
Chuchin 11.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $550.
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Lot 146

Russia, SPASSK (Ryazan Guberniya), 1883-1913, group of 26 imperforate stamps, including 1883-1912 (Chuchin 1), 1883-1912 (6, block of four & single), 1883-1912 (8 & 9 pairs) & 1913 (18, block of ten). We also noted a Post Office seal printed on paper and resembling a stamp, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $325.
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Lot 147

Russia, STARAYA RUSSA (Novgorod Guberniya), 1881, four imperforate stamps in greenish-blue on white paper, including a reprint useful as reference, Fine to Very Fine.
Chuchin 1.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $400.
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Lot 148

Russia, STAROBYELSK (Kharkov Guberniya), 1876-95, group of 44 stamps with duplication, including 1876 (Chuchin 3), 1881 (5 x2 & 6), 1885 (8-9), 1886 (10-11), 1888-92 (13, 13a pair & 14) & 1893-95 (18-20, including 3k blue block of four, 3k red imperforate pair & 3k green imperforate block of six), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $550.
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Lot 149
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Russia, STAVROPOL (Samara Guberniya), 1894-1912, group of 10, comprising 3k blue, 3k pale-blue, 3k orange x5, 3k red-brown & 3k green x2, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $150.
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Lot 150

Russia, SUDZHA (Kursk Guberniya), 1882-90, colorful group of 9, comprising 1882 (Chuchin 1a & 1b x2), 1886 (2 & 2a) & 1890 (3 pair & single, plus 3a imperforate), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $180.
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Lot 151
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Russia, SUMY (Kharkov Guberniya), 1868-98, group of 22 stamps with duplication, comprising 1868 (Chuchin 4 x8, including block of four & 5), 1870 (9 x8, including three used examples), 1872 (10) & 1898 (11 & 12 x3), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $350.
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Lot 152
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Russia, TAMBOV (Tambov Guberniya), 1870-72, three imperforate stamps, comprising 1871 (Chuchin 2 x2, including used example) & 1872 (3), Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $650.
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Lot 153
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Russia, TIKHVIN (Novgorod Guberniya), 1878-1903, group of 45 stamps with duplication, including 1878 (11 x3), 1881 (15 x3), 1884-85 (Chuchin 16 x2 & 17), 1887 (17-18), 1888 (19-20), 1889-90 (21 x3 & 22 x2), 1891 (23 x3, including two used examples), 1892 (24 x3), 1892-93 (25 & 25a), 1893 (26) & 1894-98 (28-29, 29a pair, 30, 30a, 31, 33 & 34), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $1,100.
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Lot 154
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Russia, TIRASPOL (Kherson Guberniya), 1873-79, group of 12, comprising 1873 (Chuchin 1 x3, including one cut to shape), 1875 (2 x5) & 1879 (3 x4, including used example), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $250.
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Lot 155
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Russia, TOTMA (Vologda Guberniya), 1894-1904, group of 20 perforated stamps, including 1894 (Chuchin 1 x5, including four used examples), 1895 (2), 1895-96 (3 x3 & 4), 1897 (7 x6), 1895-96 (3 x3) & 1902-04 (8-9), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $200.
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Lot 156
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Russia, TVER (Tver Guberniya), 1871-89, group of 31 stamps, including 1871 (Chuchin 2 x2 & 2b x4), 1875 (5 x2), 1875 (6 x2, imperforates), 1878 (8 x8, including strip of three), 1884 (9 x5, including three used examples) & 1889 (10 x7, including pair and used example), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $700.
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Lot 157
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Russia, URZHUM (Vyatka Guberniya), 1891-1905, group of 30 perforated stamps with some duplication, including 1891 (Chuchin 1 x3 & 2 x3), 1893 (3 x7, including five used examples), 1898 (4 x3, including two used examples), 1899 (5 x6, including five used examples) & 1905 (8 x8, including block of four in never hinged condition). We also noted two covers: one dispatched in 1904, franked on back with local 2k red-violet, and Imperial 7k strip of three on front; other dispatched in 1899, franked with local 2k blue and Imperial 7k strip of three on reverse; both with slits on opening as usual but latter with slit affecting Imperial stamp, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $425.
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Lot 158

Russia, USTYUZHNA (Novgorod Guberniya), 1889-97, group of 22 stamps with duplication, including 1889 (Chuchin 3 x3, including pair), 1891 (4), 1893 (5), 1893-94 (10-11, 12 x2 & 13 x2) & 1897 (19-21 & 23), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $400.
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Lot 159
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Russia, USTSYSOLSK (Vologda Guberniya), 1873-1916, group of 67 stamps with duplication, including 1873 (Chuchin 2), 1874 (3), 1878 (7a x6), 1883 (9 x2), 1884 (10), 1885 (11), 1886 (11), 1887-88 (13 & 14 x2), 1889 (15 x9, including eight used examples), 1893 (16 x3), 1895 (17), 1895 (18 x2 & 18a), 1897 (19 x3, used), 1900 (20 x3, including two used), 1900 (21 x6, including five used), 1902-14 (23 x8 & 24 x3), 1915 (25-26) & 1916 (27-28), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $700.
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Lot 160

Russia, USTSYSOLSK (Vologda Guberniya), 1913, 2k brown, local perforated stamp tied on reverse of cover by blue rectangular handstamp, plus adjacent Dec. 21, 1913 receiving postmark, Fine to Very Fine.
Chuchin 23.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $130.
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Lot 161
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Russia, VALDAI (Novgorod Guberniya), 1871-1911, group of 12 stamps, comprising 1871 (Chuchin 1 x2) 1878 (3 x3), 1887 (4 x4, including pair), 1887 (5) & 1888 (6 x2), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $160.
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Lot 162

Russia, VALKI (Kharkov Guberniya), 1895-1914, group of 19 perforated stamps, including 1895 (Chuchin 3-4), 1897 (5 x3, including two used), 1897 (6 x2), 1903 (9) & 1914 (15, block of six with double vertical perforations), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $275.
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Lot 163

Russia, VALKI (Kharkov Guberniya), 1897, 2k blue, horizontal strip of four with tête-bêche pairs, o.g., bits of hinge remnant, Fine to Very Fine.
Chuchin 6a.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $300.
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Lot 164

Russia, VELSK (Vologda Guberniya), 1886, 3k green on white paper, horizontal pair, o.g., hinge remnants; small scissors cut in left selvage not touching design, Fine to Very Fine, signed Hekat.
Chuchin 1.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $110.
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Lot 165
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Russia, VELSK (Vologda Guberniya), 1886-1904, group of 36 stamps, including 1886 (Chuchin 1), 1886 (2 x 7, including single, pair & block of four), 1888 (5), 1889 (6), 1891 (8), 1890 (7), 1893 (10), 1895 (11 x3, including two used), plus 1904-15 3k & 6k green blocks of six, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $250.
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Lot 166

Russia, VERKHNEDNIEPROVSK (Yekaterinoslav Guberniya), 1866-76, group of 7 stamps, including 1866 (Chuchin 1), 1873 (6 x2, laid horizontally paper), 1874 (7, laid vertically paper), 1875 (8, wove paper), 1876 (9 x2), plus forgery resembling 4k imperforate stamp issued in 1866, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $325.
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Lot 167
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Russia, VERKHOTUR (Perm Guberniya), 1889-1902, group of 18 perforated stamps, including 1889 (Chuchin 1 x4), 1893 (2 x3), 1894 (3 x2, including, one used), 1894 (7 x2, including one used), 1902 (9) & 1902 (10 x2), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $200.
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Lot 168

Russia, VERTLUGA (Kostroma Guberniya), 1905-13, colorful group of 40 imperforate stamps, including 1905-13 (Chuchin 1 block of four; 2 pair, 2a pair & block of four; 3 pair, 3a two pairs; 4 pair, 4a two pairs & single; 5 pair, 5a pair & block of four; 6 pair, 6a pair & single, o.g., mostly never hinged, Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $375.
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Lot 169
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Russia, VESSIEGONSK (Tver Guberniya), 1871-1913, attractive group of 78 stamps with duplication, including 1871 (Chuchin 1 x2, 2 x3 & 3 block of six), 1873 (5, 5a, 6 & 7), 1883 (10 x7, including three used examples), 1883 (11 x3, including one used example), 1883 (12 x2 & 13 x3), 1891 (14, pair), 1895 (18 & 19) & 1910-11 (20-21), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $550.
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Lot 170

Russia, VOLCHANSK (Kharkhov Guberniya), 1872-83, group of 10 stamps, comprising 5k black, yellow and red (Chuchin 1) & 1883 5k black, yellow and red (2 x9, including block of four & strip of three imperforate diagonally), plus post office seal on paper fragment, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $110.
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Lot 171

Russia, VOLSK (Saratov Guberniya), 1885-98, group of five stamps, including 1885 (Chuchin 1a) & 1898 (2 x4), o.g., mostly with hinge remnants, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $120.
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Lot 172

Russia, VYATKA (Vyatka Guberniya), 1896, 2k red-brown, local perforated stamp tied on reverse of a cover by diamond-shaped cancel, adjacent receiving postmarks, used in combination with Imperial 7k blue vertical strip of three, which is tied on front by multiple circular datestamps, Fine to Very Fine.
Chuchin 1.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $150.
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Lot 173

Russia, YEGORYEVSK (Ryazan Guberniya), 1868-97, group of 23 imperforate or perforated stamps, comprising 1868 (Chuchin 1 x3), 1868 (2 x2), 1875 (6-7 x2), 1877 (8 x2 & 9 x3) & 1895-97 (10 x5 & 11 x4), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $375.
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Lot 174
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Russia, YEKATERINOSLAV (Yekaterinoslav Guberniya), 1872, 3k yellow-green, two imperforate stamps, unused without gum, Very Fine.
Chuchin 1.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Realized $200.
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Lot 175

Russia, YELETS (Orel Guberniya), 1873, 3k blue, lithographed on white paper, o.g., hinge remnants, Very Fine.
Chuchin 1.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $225.
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Lot 176
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Russia, YELETS (Orel Guberniya), 1875-95, group of 19 imperforate or perforated stamps, including 1875-76 (Chuchin 2 x2 & 3 x3), 1879 (7 x2), 1881-82 (10), 1885-88 (18 x2 & 20 x3) & 1893-99 (28-31), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $700.
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Lot 177
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Russia, YELISAVETGRAD (Kherson Guberniya), 1872-99, group of 62 mostly imperforate stamps, including 1872 (Chuchin 2, block of four), 1879 (12 x4, including pair), 1879 (13 x3 & 15 x3), 1882 (16 x2 & 17-19), 1884 (21 x3), plus a group of 31 stamps depicting in the design the Coat of Arms used in the 1885-99 period, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $650.
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Lot 178

Russia, ZADONSK (Voronezh Guberniya), 1878-1911, group of 67 imperforate or perforated stamps with duplication, including 1878 (Chuchin 1 x4), 1883 (2 x3), 1885 (3 x2), 1887 (5 x2), 1888 (6-8), 1888 (9 & 11), 1889 (13-15), 1894 (29 & 30), 1894 (31), 1895 (33-34), 1897 (38 & 38a), 1897 (39 & 39a) & 1898 (40-41), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $800.
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Lot 179

Russia, ZEMLYANSK (Voronezh Guberniya), 1874-80, group of 4 imperforate stamps, comprising 1874 5k & 8k yellow and blue (Chuchin 1-2), plus 1880 5k & 8k orange and blue (Chuchin 3-4), o.g., hinge remnants; #2 thin, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $400.
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Lot 180
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Russia, ZIENKOV (Poltava Guberniya), 1882-1916, group of 103 stamps with duplication, including 1882 (Chuchin 4), 1882 (4), 1883 (6 x3), 1884 (7), 1885 (8 x2), 1887 (9), 1888 (11 x4), 1890 (12 x3), 1891 (13), 1892 (16 block of four & three singles, 17 pair & three singles, plus 18), 1898 (19-21), 1893 (22), 1898 (30-31), 1899 (36A & 36Aa), 1899 (33 x2), 1899 (34), 1899 (35), 1899 (37 block of 8), 1899 (38 x2), 1899 (41-43), 1899 (44), 1899 (47 pair), 1899 (49), 1899 (50a) (51 x2 & 51a x2), 1910 (53, block of 4) & 1914-16 (55-58 x2), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,300.
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Lot 181

Russia, ZIENKOV (Poltava Guberniya), 1898, 1k bronze, tête-bêche, vertical pair, o.g., hinge remnants re-inforcing separations, Fine to Very Fine.
Chuchin 23a.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $160.
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Lot 182
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Russia, ZOLOTONOSHA (Poltava Guberniya), 1880-1916, group of 145 imperforate or perforated stamps, with ten nice multiples with stamps printed sideways, and including useful duplication. We noted 1880 (Chuchin 1, 2 & 2a blocks of four, plus several singles), 1885 (3 x6), 1890 (4-5 blocks of four, plus a fair number of singles), 1891 (7 x3), 1896 (8-9 blocks of four) & 1916 (16-17), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
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Lot 183

Russia, ZOLOTONOSHA (Poltava Guberniya), 1890, 2k yellow, green & black, block of 17 with right column printed sideways, disturbed o.g.; corner crease affecting stamp, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Chuchin 4.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $170.
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Lot 184

Russia, ZOLOTONOSHA (Poltava Guberniya), 1890, 2k yellow, green & black, block of 88, with bottom row printed sideways, o.g., appears lightly hinged; small crease at bottom affecting stamp, otherwise Very Fine, a large multiple rarely seen.
Chuchin 4.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
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