Sale 641

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 $6,490

Lot 145


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 $649

Lot 128

Russia, PSKOV (Pskov Guberniya), 1907, imperforates complete, blocks of 4, colorful and including 1k with left selvage & 5k with right selvage, Very Fine.
Chuchin 43a-47a.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.


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 $1,770

Lot 114

Russia, PERESLAV (Vladimir Guberniya), 1877, 3k black on blue-green paper, with name of government abbreviated, o.g., hinge remnant, Fine to Very Fine, rated in Chuchin Catalog as "RR", Artuchov Catalog states that only twenty examples are known.
Chuchin 2.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

Realized $590

Lot 112


Russia, PAVLOGRAD (Yekaterinoslav), 1884, 5k reddish violet, unused without gum; trivial toning spots on left selvage, otherwise Very Fine, extremely rare; rated in the Chuchin Catalog as "RR", Artuchov Catalog states that only twenty examples are known.
Chuchin 5.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

Realized $826

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.


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 $2,124

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