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Lot 357 - Eastern Europe » Russia and USSR  -  Le Timbre Classique SA SALE ON OFFERS N ° 37 PARIS

Lot 357 - Eastern Europe » Russia and USSR - Le Timbre Classique SA SALE ON OFFERS N ° 37 PARIS

1873 (10 Oct.) Envelope to Marseille/France bearing
1873 (10 Oct.) Envelope to Marseille/France bearing 1866 10k(2), 3k and 1k, perf. 14 1/2, on horizontally laid paper, tied by Odessa cds, boxed AUS RUSSLAND FRANCO, French ALLEMAGNE / ERQ. PARIS entry-cds alongside, reverse bears BRESLAU/BERLIN TPO s/l and MARSEILLE arrival cds

Rate: 24k rate (1872 - April 1874)

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Lot 373 - Eastern Europe » Russia and USSR  -  Le Timbre Classique SA SALE ON OFFERS N ° 37 PARIS

Lot 373 - Eastern Europe » Russia and USSR - Le Timbre Classique SA SALE ON OFFERS N ° 37 PARIS

1874 (17 July) Insufficiently franked quadruple-weight
1874 (17 July) Insufficiently franked quadruple-weight folded cover to Bordeaux/France bearing a 1866 10k(4), perf. 14 1/2, on horizontally laid paper, tied by RIGA cds, French RUSSIE ERQUELINES-PARIS entry-cds alongside, ms "1f60" corresponding to 40k, hs "12" (décimes) for due to pay (280c - 160c = 120c), Russian and French hs for Insufficiently paid, a fine and scarce taxed cover

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Lot 389 - Eastern Europe » Russia and USSR  -  Le Timbre Classique SA SALE ON OFFERS N ° 37 PARIS

Lot 389 - Eastern Europe » Russia and USSR - Le Timbre Classique SA SALE ON OFFERS N ° 37 PARIS

1875 (23 Apr.) Envelope to Marseille/France franked
1875 (23 Apr.) Envelope to Marseille/France franked by 1866 10k, 5k, 3k and 1k(2), perf. 14 1/2, on horizontally laid paper, tied by Odessa cds, , French ALLEMAGNE / ERQ. PARIS entry-cds alongside, reverse bears MARSEILLE arrival cds, some shaved perf. at bottom, still a very fine four-colour franking

Rate: 20k rate (April 1874 - June 1875)

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Lot 352 - Eastern Europe » Russia and USSR  -  Le Timbre Classique SA SALE ON OFFERS N ° 37 PARIS

Lot 352 - Eastern Europe » Russia and USSR - Le Timbre Classique SA SALE ON OFFERS N ° 37 PARIS

PRINTED MATTER TO FRANCE1873 (15 Mar.) Printed matter
PRINTED MATTER TO FRANCE

1873 (15 Mar.) Printed matter to Marseille/France, franked by 1866 3k and 1k, perf. 14 1/2, on horizontally laid paper, tied by Odessa-Kazatin POCHTOVIY VAGON train post-office cds, reverse bears boxed AUS RUSSLAND EIS.POST BUREAU and arrival cds dated April 4th, very fine & rare as ONLY THREE printed matter items to France are recorded from this period

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Lot 368 - Eastern Europe » Russia and USSR  -  Le Timbre Classique SA SALE ON OFFERS N ° 37 PARIS

Lot 368 - Eastern Europe » Russia and USSR - Le Timbre Classique SA SALE ON OFFERS N ° 37 PARIS

1874 (22 Apr.) Envelope to Lyon/France franked by 1866
1874 (22 Apr.) Envelope to Lyon/France franked by 1866 10k and 3k, perf. 14 1/2, on horizontally laid paper, tied by Moscow cds, French RUSSIE ERQUELINES-PARIS entry-cds alongside, reverse bears LYON arrival cds

Rate: 13k closed paquet rate (1 April 1874)

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Lot 384 - Eastern Europe » Russia and USSR  -  Le Timbre Classique SA SALE ON OFFERS N ° 37 PARIS

Lot 384 - Eastern Europe » Russia and USSR - Le Timbre Classique SA SALE ON OFFERS N ° 37 PARIS

MIXED FRANKING WITH RUSSIAN LEVANT - LARGEST RECORDED
MIXED FRANKING WITH RUSSIAN LEVANT - LARGEST RECORDED FRANKING

1875 (29 Jan.) Envelope from Constantinople to Paris/France franked by 1866 1k(3), 5k, 10k and 30k(2), perf. 14 1/2, on horizontally laid paper, and Russian Levant 1872 1k(2), 3k(2) and 10k, all cancelled on transit in Odessa, endorsed "voie d'Odessa et Vienne", French RUSSIE ERQUELINES - PARIS entry-cds alongside, cert. JF Brun

Rate: Russia 78 kopek: 6-fold 13k rate of 1st April 1874, weight between 75 and 90 grams plus Russian Levant postage for the Black Sea journey (6 X 3k =18k)

An extraordinary 7-colour mixed franking. Largest recorded mixed Russia/Russian Levant franking.

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Lot 347 - Eastern Europe » Russia and USSR  -  Le Timbre Classique SA SALE ON OFFERS N ° 37 PARIS

Lot 347 - Eastern Europe » Russia and USSR - Le Timbre Classique SA SALE ON OFFERS N ° 37 PARIS

MIXED FRANKING WITH RUSSIAN LEVANT1872 (17 Nov.) Envelope
MIXED FRANKING WITH RUSSIAN LEVANT

1872 (17 Nov.) Envelope front from Constantinople to Paris/France bearing a 1866 3k(3) and 5k(5), perf. 14 1/2, on horizontally laid paper, and Russian Levant 1872 3k green, all cancelled on transit in Odessa, ms "4"Sgr to be paid to Germany for the transit, a fine and rare item of which only EIGHT mixed frankings Russia/Russian Levant are recorded to France, signed A.Bolaffi, G.Bolaffi and A.Diena

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Lot 315 - Eastern Europe » Russia and USSR  -  Le Timbre Classique SA SALE ON OFFERS N ° 37 PARIS

Lot 315 - Eastern Europe » Russia and USSR - Le Timbre Classique SA SALE ON OFFERS N ° 37 PARIS

1870 (17 Aug.) Folded cover to Bordeaux/France, franked
1870 (17 Aug.) Folded cover to Bordeaux/France, franked by 1866 10k, 5k(3), and 3k (with variety V in background as for the 5k), perf. 14 1/2 on horizontally laid paper, tied by Riga cds in BLUE, French German entry cds alongside, scarce

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Lot 331 - Eastern Europe » Russia and USSR  -  Le Timbre Classique SA SALE ON OFFERS N ° 37 PARIS

Lot 331 - Eastern Europe » Russia and USSR - Le Timbre Classique SA SALE ON OFFERS N ° 37 PARIS

1872 (21 Feb.) Insufficiently franked folded cover
1872 (21 Feb.) Insufficiently franked folded cover to Paris/France, bearing 1866 20k, perf. 14 1/2 on horizontally laid paper, tied by Warsaw cds, boxed UNZUREICHEND FRANKIERT alongside with boxed Russian OPAHKNPOBAHO, also boxed P.38 (article 38) - THE RARE SMALLER SIZE -, and taxed 11 décimes, the partial franking was not taken into account

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Lot 342 - Eastern Europe » Russia and USSR  -  Le Timbre Classique SA SALE ON OFFERS N ° 37 PARIS

Lot 342 - Eastern Europe » Russia and USSR - Le Timbre Classique SA SALE ON OFFERS N ° 37 PARIS

1872 (17 July) Insufficiently franked folded cover
1872 (17 July) Insufficiently franked folded cover to Reims/France bearing by 1866 10k and 1k(2 pairs), perf. 14 1/2, on horizontally laid paper, tied by REVAL cds, German and Russian Insufficiently franked markings, taxed 11 décimes, very fine and scarce

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