Sale 1246 — Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 1-2 December, 2021

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Category — Mongolia - the Richard Clever Collection, Russian Post Offices

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3508
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Sale 1246, Lot 3508, Mongolia - the Richard Clever Collection, Russian Post OfficesMONGOLIA, 1887(ca.) Cover to Peking. Russia 7k Blue (25) tied on reverse by Urga July 10 double-oval datestamp (year omitted) on cover to Peking, "Dunfuyu Trading Co. Peking" oval handstamp, Fine

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E. 400-500
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3509
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Sale 1246, Lot 3509, Mongolia - the Richard Clever Collection, Russian Post OfficesMONGOLIA, 1887(ca) Cover to Kalgan. Russia 7k Blue (25) tied on reverse by Urga Nov. 30 double-oval datestamp (year omitted) on cover to Kalgan, red "Dunfuyu Trading Col. Peking" boxed handstamp, minor edge wear, Fine

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E. 400-500
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3510
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Sale 1246, Lot 3510, Mongolia - the Richard Clever Collection, Russian Post OfficesMONGOLIA, 1897 Double-Weight Cover to Peking. Pair of Russia 25k Blue (50) tied on reverse by April 25 Urga circular datestamps on cover to Peking, red "Dunfuyu Trading Co. Peking" boxed handstamp, envelope with some minor wrinkling, otherwise Very Fine

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E. 300-400
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3511
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Sale 1246, Lot 3511, Mongolia - the Richard Clever Collection, Russian Post OfficesMONGOLIA, 1897(ca.) Multi-Weight Cover to Peking. Three Russia 7k Blue (50) tied on reverse by Urga circular datestamp (indistinct dates) on cover to Peking, Very Fine, this was either a double-weight registered cover or triple-weight cover

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E. 300-400
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3512
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Sale 1246, Lot 3512, Mongolia - the Richard Clever Collection, Russian Post OfficesMONGOLIA, 1901 Cover to Peking. Russia 3k Red, 4k Red (41, 48) tied by Urga Sept. 7 circular datestamp on cover to Peking, Very Fine and attractive use

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E. 200-300
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3513
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Sale 1246, Lot 3513, Mongolia - the Richard Clever Collection, Russian Post OfficesMONGOLIA, 1901 Picture Postcard to Sweden. Russia 5k Violet (49) tied by Urga Nov. 29 circular datestamp on picture postcard with town of Irkutsk to Sweden, indistinct Russian transit postmark on picture side, Stockholm arrival datestamp of Dec. 23, Fine and scarce usage of the 5k stamp as overpayment of the 4k postcard rate

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E. 300-400
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3514
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Sale 1246, Lot 3514, Mongolia - the Richard Clever Collection, Russian Post OfficesMONGOLIA, 1905 Quadruple-Weight Cover. Four Russia 7k Blue (59) tied on reverse by Urga Oct. 9 circular datestamps on cover to Kalgan, China, some light wear on the front, otherwise Fine, a very scarce quadruple-weight usage

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E. 200-300
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3515
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Sale 1246, Lot 3515, Mongolia - the Richard Clever Collection, Russian Post OfficesMONGOLIA, 1905 Cover to Kalgan. Russia 1k Orange (pair), 7k Blue (46, 59) tied on reverse by Urga Oct. 16 circular datestamps on cover to Kalgan, China, red "Dunfuyu Trading Co. Peking" handstamp, Very Fine, there seems to be no obvious explanation for this cover's 9-kopec total franking, but the Mizuhara collection contained an identically franked 1903 cover, signed Dr. Orth BPP

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E. 300-400
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3516
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Sale 1246, Lot 3516, Mongolia - the Richard Clever Collection, Russian Post OfficesMONGOLIA, 1905 Cover To Kalgan. Russia 1k Orange (55) strip of three, 2k Green (56) pair, tied on reverse by Urga Dec. 20 circular datestamp on cover to Kalgan, China, opened for display, Fine

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E. 400-500
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3517
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Sale 1246, Lot 3517, Mongolia - the Richard Clever Collection, Russian Post OfficesMONGOLIA, 1906 Cover to Kalgan. Russia 7k pair tied on reverse by Jan. 6 Urga circular datestamp, Very Fine, signed Holcombe

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E. 200-300
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3518
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Sale 1246, Lot 3518, Mongolia - the Richard Clever Collection, Russian Post OfficesMONGOLIA, 1906 Double-Weight Cover. Russia 10k Blue & Rose (61) tied on reverse by Urga May 17 circular datestamp on cover to Kalgan, China, opened for display, Fine, a scarce single franking, as most double-weight covers used two 7k stamps

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E. 300-400
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3519
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Sale 1246, Lot 3519, Mongolia - the Richard Clever Collection, Russian Post OfficesMONGOLIA, 1906 Double-Weight Cover. Russia 7k Blue (59) tied to reverse by Urga Oct. 9 circular datestamps, red directional handstamp, recipient's docketing also ties the stamps, Very Fine, probably a double-weight cover, but could have been a registered cover

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E. 200-300
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3520
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Sale 1246, Lot 3520, Mongolia - the Richard Clever Collection, Russian Post OfficesMONGOLIA, 1908 Double-Wieght Cover. Russian Offices in China 7k (6) pair tied on reverse by Urga Apr. 6 circular datestamps on cover to Kalgan, China, mining company's red handstamp, Very Fine and attractive use of the Kitai overprint, which was never on sale at Russian post offices in Mongolia, but allowed as postage when applied by the sender

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E. 300-400
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3521
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Sale 1246, Lot 3521, Mongolia - the Richard Clever Collection, Russian Post OfficesMONGOLIA, 1908 Double-Weight Cover. Russia 2k Green, 5k Violet, 7k Blue (47, 49, 50) tied on reverse by Urga June 29 circular datestamps in a distinct blue gray color on cover to Kalgan, China, a little insect damage well away from stamps and markings, opened for display, Fine, Hellrigl recorded only one example of the Urga postmark in blue-gray (from Feb. 5, 1906)

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E. 500-750
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3522
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Sale 1246, Lot 3522, Mongolia - the Richard Clever Collection, Russian Post OfficesMONGOLIA, 1908 Cover to Kalgan. Russian Offices in China 7k (6) tied on reverse by Urga Oct. 12 circular datestamps on cover to Kalgan, China, scarce use of the Kitai overprint, which was never on sale at Russian post offices in Mongolia, but allowed as postage when applied by the sender

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E. 400-500
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3523
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Sale 1246, Lot 3523, Mongolia - the Richard Clever Collection, Russian Post OfficesMONGOLIA, 1908 Multiple-Weight Registered Cover. Russia 5k Violet, 14k Blue & Red, pair 50k Violet & Green (58, 61, 66) tied by Troitskosavsk Dec. 4 circular datestamps with index letter "2" on large (234 x 198mm) registered cover to St. Petersburg, Russia, Troitskosavsk registry label No. 623, violet St. Petersburg arrival backstamp, minor edge wear as expected on such a large envelope, just slightly reduced at right where it was opened

FINE AND RARE HIGH VALUE REGISTERED COVER FROM KYACHTA TO ST. PETERSBURG.

The total franking of 1-ruble 16-kopecks equals 16-times the single-weight letter. It's also possible this was a remittance letter.

Hellrigl recorded only one example of this registration label, on an April 5, 1909 cover.

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E. 1,000-1,500
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3524
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Sale 1246, Lot 3524, Mongolia - the Richard Clever Collection, Russian Post OfficesMONGOLIA, 1914 Cover to Peking. Russia 7k Light Blue (78a) tied on reverse by "Urga V Mongolii" May 8 circular datestamp on cover to Peking, China, Russian Post Office "Peking" transit on front (showing old Gregorian date May 7), two Chinese Peking backstamps (May 20), some small insect holes affecting and additional Russian "Urga" postmark on front, still a Fine and scarce example of the 7k Light Blue used from Mongolia

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E. 200-300
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3525
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Sale 1246, Lot 3525, Mongolia - the Richard Clever Collection, Russian Post OfficesMONGOLIA, 1916 Cover to Peking. Russia 10k Dark Blue (79) tied on reverse by "Urga V Mongolii" Feb 3 circular datestamp on cover to Peking, China, Russian "Peking" transit (Feb. 18) on front, two different "Peking" sub-office backstamps (Feb. 19), one with year indicia blotted out, the other with Hung Hsien "year one", Very Fine

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E. 500-750
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