A Part of the Livonia Highly Awarded Collection - Stamp Auctions

Lot 1382 - russia. wenden A Part of the Livonia Highly Awarded Collection -  Raritan Stamps Inc. Auction #93 Worldwide Air Post stamps and postal history, Zeppelin Flight items, philatelic rarities of the World

Lot 1382 - russia. wenden A Part of the Livonia Highly Awarded Collection - Raritan Stamps Inc. Auction #93 Worldwide Air Post stamps and postal history, Zeppelin Flight items, philatelic rarities of the World

1865, (2k) rose and green with Arms in the center, affixed on entire letter locally sent in Wenden district, the stamp remained uncancelled (probably delivered by private courier), wax seal on reverse, mostly VF, Est. $150-$200

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russia. wenden A Part of the Livonia Highly Awarded Collection
Lot 1385 - russia. wenden A Part of the Livonia Highly Awarded Collection -  Raritan Stamps Inc. Auction #93 Worldwide Air Post stamps and postal history, Zeppelin Flight items, philatelic rarities of the World

Lot 1385 - russia. wenden A Part of the Livonia Highly Awarded Collection - Raritan Stamps Inc. Auction #93 Worldwide Air Post stamps and postal history, Zeppelin Flight items, philatelic rarities of the World

1901(c), sample page from the ''Burchardt-Stahlschen Anstalt'' printers in Riga, showing five of each - text and background separately for No. L2-3, (2k) with old Livonia Arms in center (No. L5) and with double oval (No. L6), upside down 2k with Wenden Arms in center (No.L8), some thin at left did not detract, mostly VF and scarce, Z. Mikulski certificate, Est. $1,500-$2,000

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russia. wenden A Part of the Livonia Highly Awarded Collection
Lot 1377 - russia. wenden A Part of the Livonia Highly Awarded Collection -  Raritan Stamps Inc. Auction #93 Worldwide Air Post stamps and postal history, Zeppelin Flight items, philatelic rarities of the World

Lot 1377 - russia. wenden A Part of the Livonia Highly Awarded Collection - Raritan Stamps Inc. Auction #93 Worldwide Air Post stamps and postal history, Zeppelin Flight items, philatelic rarities of the World

PRE-ADHESIVE PERIOD: 1809 (June 8), the first Wenden straight line marking in capital Latin letters inside double-lined oval frame, size 12x30mm, applied on entire letter from Wenden to Riga, received on June 10th, usual folds, mounted on original page from the Collection, mostly VF and scarce, Est. $150-$200

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russia. wenden A Part of the Livonia Highly Awarded Collection
Lot 1383 - russia. wenden A Part of the Livonia Highly Awarded Collection -  Raritan Stamps Inc. Auction #93 Worldwide Air Post stamps and postal history, Zeppelin Flight items, philatelic rarities of the World

Lot 1383 - russia. wenden A Part of the Livonia Highly Awarded Collection - Raritan Stamps Inc. Auction #93 Worldwide Air Post stamps and postal history, Zeppelin Flight items, philatelic rarities of the World

1893, 2k black, green and red, imperforated sheet of 112 (14x8), folded once between stamps (7th and 8th vertical rows), small ''w'' in ''ZWEI'' variety (position 1), most with significant shift of green color, full OG, mainly NH, VF and with high probability unique sheet, C.v. $8,400 as hinged pairs, Est. $3,000-$4,000

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russia. wenden A Part of the Livonia Highly Awarded Collection
Lot 1386 - russia. wenden A Part of the Livonia Highly Awarded Collection -  Raritan Stamps Inc. Auction #93 Worldwide Air Post stamps and postal history, Zeppelin Flight items, philatelic rarities of the World

Lot 1386 - russia. wenden A Part of the Livonia Highly Awarded Collection - Raritan Stamps Inc. Auction #93 Worldwide Air Post stamps and postal history, Zeppelin Flight items, philatelic rarities of the World

1901(c), sample page from ''Burchardt-Stahlschen Anstalt'' printers in Riga, representing various engravings incl. reprints of the first issue, showing text and background, (2k) with double oval and old Arms of Livonia (No. L5-6), also 2k (No.8, 9), all prepared from the original plates, VF, Z. Mikulski certificate, Est. $1,500-$2,000

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russia. wenden A Part of the Livonia Highly Awarded Collection
Lot 1378 - russia. wenden A Part of the Livonia Highly Awarded Collection -  Raritan Stamps Inc. Auction #93 Worldwide Air Post stamps and postal history, Zeppelin Flight items, philatelic rarities of the World

Lot 1378 - russia. wenden A Part of the Livonia Highly Awarded Collection - Raritan Stamps Inc. Auction #93 Worldwide Air Post stamps and postal history, Zeppelin Flight items, philatelic rarities of the World

PRE-ADHESIVE PERIOD: 1810, the second Wenden straight line marking in capital Latin letters measuring 4x31mm, applied on entire letter from St. Petersburg to Riga, wax seal on reverse, mounted on original page from the Collection, VF and scarce, Est. $150-$200

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russia. wenden A Part of the Livonia Highly Awarded Collection
Lot 1384 - russia. wenden A Part of the Livonia Highly Awarded Collection -  Raritan Stamps Inc. Auction #93 Worldwide Air Post stamps and postal history, Zeppelin Flight items, philatelic rarities of the World

Lot 1384 - russia. wenden A Part of the Livonia Highly Awarded Collection - Raritan Stamps Inc. Auction #93 Worldwide Air Post stamps and postal history, Zeppelin Flight items, philatelic rarities of the World

1893, plate proof of 2k in black for frame only, imperforated complete sheet of 144 (18x8), printed on white wove ungummed paper, folded once between 9th and 10th vertical rows, scotch tape mounts at right margin, stamps are not affected, VF, unique and unlisted item, Est. $5,000-$6,000

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russia. wenden A Part of the Livonia Highly Awarded Collection
Lot 1389 - russia. wenden A Part of the Livonia Highly Awarded Collection -  Raritan Stamps Inc. Auction #93 Worldwide Air Post stamps and postal history, Zeppelin Flight items, philatelic rarities of the World

Lot 1389 - russia. wenden A Part of the Livonia Highly Awarded Collection - Raritan Stamps Inc. Auction #93 Worldwide Air Post stamps and postal history, Zeppelin Flight items, philatelic rarities of the World

1915, stationery envelope 3k/5k brown violet, uprated by two Romanov Dynasty stamps and sent by registered mail from Wenden to Grodno, manuscript ''From Mail Box'' on reverse, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF, Est. $100-$150

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russia. wenden A Part of the Livonia Highly Awarded Collection
Lot 1379 - russia. wenden A Part of the Livonia Highly Awarded Collection -  Raritan Stamps Inc. Auction #93 Worldwide Air Post stamps and postal history, Zeppelin Flight items, philatelic rarities of the World

Lot 1379 - russia. wenden A Part of the Livonia Highly Awarded Collection - Raritan Stamps Inc. Auction #93 Worldwide Air Post stamps and postal history, Zeppelin Flight items, philatelic rarities of the World

1863-64, group of nine original stamps, including four for No. L4 and L4a, three for No.L4b and two for No.L5, eight unused and one used, most with nice margins all around, F/VF, C.v. $895, Est. $300-$400

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russia. wenden A Part of the Livonia Highly Awarded Collection
Lot 1387 - russia. wenden A Part of the Livonia Highly Awarded Collection -  Raritan Stamps Inc. Auction #93 Worldwide Air Post stamps and postal history, Zeppelin Flight items, philatelic rarities of the World

Lot 1387 - russia. wenden A Part of the Livonia Highly Awarded Collection - Raritan Stamps Inc. Auction #93 Worldwide Air Post stamps and postal history, Zeppelin Flight items, philatelic rarities of the World

1901, Wenden Castle, 2k dark green and brown, two panes of 25 with vertical gutter in the middle and horizontal at the bottom, groups 1 and 2 from printer's sheet of 150, some perf separation and reinforcement in the middle, mounted on page from the Collection, full OG, mainly NH, VF and beautiful item, Est. $750-$800

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russia. wenden A Part of the Livonia Highly Awarded Collection