This time we have again a fine variety of untouched collections from various countries. Following countries are included: Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, Brasil, German colonies, Great Britain, Italy, Liechtenstein, Russia and Switzerland. From the thematic collections we can mention "Prophecies of Nostradamus".
The auction includes as always also a lot of worldwide postal history, mainly in intact lots and collections and also as single items. Foreign section has like always a very strong and interesting part of RUSSIA (lots 1259-1914). Many rare items from Imperial Russia, Zemstvo and Soviet Union are offered with very modest starting prices. Among others we offer very rare sheets for the first Russian stationery envelopes, Ex Fabergé and Ex Breitfuss (lots 1421,1422). In this auction the Zemstvo section (lots 1506-1764), St. Petersburg Postmarks (lots 1447-1505),Russia used in Poland (lots 1035-1060) and Imperial Russian Covers (lots 1344-1417) are also extremely strong and worth of carefull study.
We also offer some great rarities of Estonian philately. Estonian local issues from Rakwere we offer extremely rare 1918 35 kop/ 1 kop wrapper cut bot as used single (lot 1965) and used on superb cover (lot 1966). Also 1928 Independence 10 s / 10 Mk Mi 70, IMPERFORATE VERY FINE MINT ** BLOCK OF FOUR, is worth mentioning (lot 1931).
There are also several top items of Finnish philately available in this auction: 22 items of the 1856 Oval issue (2055-2076) with nice and rare covers and singles both 5 and 10 kop. Also very rare unused 10 kopek narrow laid paper is offered. 1860-66 section has also many nice singles, groups and covers. From the 1875-85 issues we can also introduce many interesting items. There is also very wide variety of collections and cover lots untouched from various estates.
The whole variety of the philately of Finland is included with sought after varieties and many remarkable lots and collections. Last but not least we can mention Zeppelin 1830 error ** in a block of four.
We have also a wide offering of non-philatelic items like numismatics, orders and military including interesting items from Finland, Russia and other countries (lots 1-751).
Viewing is arranged at our Premises at Turku, Satakunnantie 31: 9.-13. March from 10:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m, and on Saturday 14th. from 10:00 a.m to 2:00 p.m. Viewing is also possible at auction
place in Helsinki at Hotel Crowne Plaza during 20.-21.3.2015. (Friday 20.3. from 9:00 a.m to 6:00 p.m and on Saturday 21.3.starting at 8:00 a.m)
Upon separate agreement we can arrange private viewing also at our premises in Turku on other times if you or any of your clients have a chance to visit Finland easier outside of normal viewing period. In case of any question, please take contact.