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Sale 1114 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History, featuring the F. Christian Killien, M.D. Collection

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 9-10 December, 2015

Category — Russia

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1340
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1340, RussiaRUSSIA, 1930, 40k-80k Graf Zeppelin, Imperforate (C12b-C13b; Zagorsky 0256-0257), RUSSIA, 1930, 40k-80k Graf Zeppelin, Imperforate (C12b-C13b; Zagorsky 0256-0257)RUSSIA, 1930, 40k-80k Graf Zeppelin, Imperforate (C12b-C13b; Zagorsky 0256-0257). Minor h.r., large balanced margins, fresh colors

VERY FINE. A RARE IMPERFORATE SET OF THE 1930 40-KOPECKS AND 80-KOPECKS GRAF ZEPPELIN ISSUE.

Signed Irwin Heiman. Zagorsky $4,400.00

5,500
1,500
1341
 
Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1341, RussiaRUSSIA, 1930, 40k-80k Graf Zeppelin, Imperforate (C12b-C13b; Zagorsky 0256-0257), RUSSIA, 1930, 40k-80k Graf Zeppelin, Imperforate (C12b-C13b; Zagorsky 0256-0257)RUSSIA, 1930, 40k-80k Graf Zeppelin, Imperforate (C12b-C13b; Zagorsky 0256-0257). Large balanced margins all around, neat circular datestamps confined to bottom, Very Fine and choice, a scarce used set which is quite undercatalogued in Scott, signed Kessler and Irwin Heiman, Zagorsky $3,200.00

1,400
1,200
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1342
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1342, RussiaRUSSIA, 1931, 10k-1r Graf Zeppelin, Imperforate (C15-C19; Zagorsky 266-270), RUSSIA, 1931, 10k-1r Graf Zeppelin, Imperforate (C15-C19; Zagorsky 266-270)RUSSIA, 1931, 10k-1r Graf Zeppelin, Imperforate (C15-C19; Zagorsky 266-270). Vertical pairs, 20k horizontal, all except 15k with sheet margin on one side, lightly hinged, couple stamps Mint N.H., fresh colors, Very Fine, Zagorsky $530.00

600
200
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1343
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1343, RussiaRUSSIA, 1931, 50k Violet Brown, Imperforate Trial Color Proof (C18 var; Sanabria 40), RUSSIA, 1931, 50k Violet Brown, Imperforate Trial Color Proof (C18 var; Sanabria 40)RUSSIA, 1931, 50k Violet Brown, Imperforate Trial Color Proof (C18 var; Sanabria 40). Printed on stamp paper, with sheet-margin at top, light cancelled-to-order of Tula as all known used examples

VERY FINE. A CHOICE IMPERFORATE EXAMPLE OF THE 1931 50-KOPECKS IN VIOLET BROWN. A MAJOR RARITY OF THE SOVIET UNION WITH ONLY 24 PRINTED.

Last offered in our Sale 403 in 1971. Unlisted in Scott or Zagorsky

E. 2,000-3,000
2,600
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1344
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1344, RussiaRUSSIA, 1931, 50k Gray Blue, Error of Color (C23a; Zagorsky 276), RUSSIA, 1931, 50k Gray Blue, Error of Color (C23a; Zagorsky 276)RUSSIA, 1931, 50k Gray Blue, Error of Color (C23a; Zagorsky 276). Perforated 10-1/2x12, Mint N.H., particularly well-centered, fresh color, light pencil on reverse, Extremely Fine, Zagorsky $1,150.00, catalogue value as hinged

950
600
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1345
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1345, RussiaRUSSIA, 1931, 50k Gray Blue, Error of Color (C23a; Zagorsky 276), RUSSIA, 1931, 50k Gray Blue, Error of Color (C23a; Zagorsky 276)RUSSIA, 1931, 50k Gray Blue, Error of Color (C23a; Zagorsky 276). Perforated 10-1/2x12, along with 80k Gray Black & Red (634) tied by Kharkov 1940 circular datestamps on registered cover to Hanover, then forwarded to Heligoland, registry label also tied stamp, Soltau and Heligoland backstamps, as well as German censor tape, Fine, the 50k Gray Blue error of color stamp is very rare on cover, ex Adler

E. 1,500-2,000
2,900
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1346
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1346, RussiaRUSSIA, 1932, 15k Gray Black, Imperforate (C25c; Zagorsky 301Pa), RUSSIA, 1932, 15k Gray Black, Imperforate (C25c; Zagorsky 301Pa)RUSSIA, 1932, 15k Gray Black, Imperforate (C25c; Zagorsky 301Pa). Lightly hinged, with sheet-margin at left, other margins large

VERY FINE. A CHOICE IMPERFORATE EXAMPLE OF THE 1932 15-KOPECKS GRAF ZEPPELIN. ONLY 100 EXAMPLES PRINTED.

Unpriced in Zagorsky.

5,750
2,600
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1347
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1347, RussiaRUSSIA, 1935, 1k-50k Chelyuskin Air Post (C58-C67; Zagorsky 392-401), RUSSIA, 1935, 1k-50k Chelyuskin Air Post (C58-C67; Zagorsky 392-401)RUSSIA, 1935, 1k-50k Chelyuskin Air Post (C58-C67; Zagorsky 392-401). Some h.r.'s, bright colors throughout, 40k with slight offset on gum, 50k with minor natural gum corner creasing, Fine-Very Fine, Zagorsky $1,300.00

1,345
400
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1348
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1348, RussiaRUSSIA, 1900s, 4k Postal Card, "Ultramar" Specimen, RUSSIA, 1900s, 4k Postal Card, "Ultramar" SpecimenRUSSIA, 1900s, 4k Postal Card, "Ultramar" Specimen. With "Ultramar" in violet, small stain spot at right and top, Fine, these were distributed by the UPU for postal archives of Portuguese Colonies

E. 150-200
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1349
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Sale Number 1114, Lot Number 1349, RussiaRUSSIAN OFFICES IN TURKEY, 1925, 20pa on 4k Paid Reply Cards, "Colonias" Specimen, RUSSIAN OFFICES IN TURKEY, 1925, 20pa on 4k Paid Reply Cards, "Colonias" SpecimenRUSSIAN OFFICES IN TURKEY, 1925, 20pa on 4k Paid Reply Cards, "Colonias" Specimen. Cards connected, with "Colonias" in violet, Very Fine, these were distributed by the UPU for postal archives of Portuguese Colonies

E. 200-300
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