RUSSIA RUSSIAN OFFICES IN THE TURKISH EMPURE - Stamp Auctions

Lot 1269 - RUSSIA RUSSIAN OFFICES IN THE TURKISH EMPURE  -  Cherrystone Auctions U.S. & Worldwide Stamps & Postal History

Lot 1269 - RUSSIA RUSSIAN OFFICES IN THE TURKISH EMPURE - Cherrystone Auctions U.S. & Worldwide Stamps & Postal History

1874 (24 Mar) FL from Constantinople to Liverpool, franked with 3k Levant, used in combination with Russian 20k blue & orange, sent via Odessa, with transit and arrival pmks, fine mixed franking Russian Levant cover, with Eisold certificate
Estimate: $1500

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RUSSIA RUSSIAN OFFICES IN THE TURKISH EMPURE
Lot 1275 - RUSSIA RUSSIAN OFFICES IN THE TURKISH EMPURE  -  Cherrystone Auctions U.S. & Worldwide Stamps & Postal History

Lot 1275 - RUSSIA RUSSIAN OFFICES IN THE TURKISH EMPURE - Cherrystone Auctions U.S. & Worldwide Stamps & Postal History

1892 (8 Feb) card datelined "Samos", franked with diagonal half of 10k Levant issue, tied by ROPIT Smirna departure pmks, addressed to Trieste, with arrival pmk alongside, v.f. (Due to a temporary shortage of 5k stamps, the Ropit office in Smirna used bisected 10k adhesives to provide the postcard rate)
Estimate: $150

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RUSSIA RUSSIAN OFFICES IN THE TURKISH EMPURE
Lot 1270 - RUSSIA RUSSIAN OFFICES IN THE TURKISH EMPURE  -  Cherrystone Auctions U.S. & Worldwide Stamps & Postal History

Lot 1270 - RUSSIA RUSSIAN OFFICES IN THE TURKISH EMPURE - Cherrystone Auctions U.S. & Worldwide Stamps & Postal History

1875 (3 Mar) FL from Constantinople to Germany, franked with 3k Levant, used in combination with Russian 3k and 10k, sent via Odessa, with transit and Fischhausen arrival pmks, fine mixed franking Russian Levant cover, with Eisold certificate
Estimate: $1500

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RUSSIA RUSSIAN OFFICES IN THE TURKISH EMPURE
Lot 1276 - RUSSIA RUSSIAN OFFICES IN THE TURKISH EMPURE  -  Cherrystone Auctions U.S. & Worldwide Stamps & Postal History

Lot 1276 - RUSSIA RUSSIAN OFFICES IN THE TURKISH EMPURE - Cherrystone Auctions U.S. & Worldwide Stamps & Postal History

1898 (20 Nov) 4k stationery card canceled ROPIT Saloniki in blue, with Ropit Constantinople transit alongside, addressed to Turkish Consul in Sevastopol
Estimate: $100

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Lot 1271 - RUSSIA RUSSIAN OFFICES IN THE TURKISH EMPURE  -  Cherrystone Auctions U.S. & Worldwide Stamps & Postal History

Lot 1271 - RUSSIA RUSSIAN OFFICES IN THE TURKISH EMPURE - Cherrystone Auctions U.S. & Worldwide Stamps & Postal History

1875 (20 Mar) FL from Constantinople to Manchester, franked with 3k Levant, used in combination with Russian 2x3k and 10k, sent via Odessa, with transit and arrival pmks, fine mixed franking Levant cover, with Eisold certificate
Estimate: $1500

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RUSSIA RUSSIAN OFFICES IN THE TURKISH EMPURE
Lot 1277 - RUSSIA RUSSIAN OFFICES IN THE TURKISH EMPURE  -  Cherrystone Auctions U.S. & Worldwide Stamps & Postal History

Lot 1277 - RUSSIA RUSSIAN OFFICES IN THE TURKISH EMPURE - Cherrystone Auctions U.S. & Worldwide Stamps & Postal History

1910 picture postcard to Constantinople, franked with 20pa/4k Levant, canceled by violet ROPIT Samsun 19 Dec. 1910 cds, repeated alongside, some water stains at bottom, otherwise fine
Estimate: $150

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Lot 1272 - RUSSIA RUSSIAN OFFICES IN THE TURKISH EMPURE  -  Cherrystone Auctions U.S. & Worldwide Stamps & Postal History

Lot 1272 - RUSSIA RUSSIAN OFFICES IN THE TURKISH EMPURE - Cherrystone Auctions U.S. & Worldwide Stamps & Postal History

1876 8k on 10k carmine & green, blue surcharge inverted, used, fine, signed Stanley Gibbons
Estimate: $250

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Lot 1278 - RUSSIA RUSSIAN OFFICES IN THE TURKISH EMPURE  -  Cherrystone Auctions U.S. & Worldwide Stamps & Postal History

Lot 1278 - RUSSIA RUSSIAN OFFICES IN THE TURKISH EMPURE - Cherrystone Auctions U.S. & Worldwide Stamps & Postal History

1912 (Oct) cover addressed to Athens, franked with 20pa/4k Levant, tied by seal of the Greek Post Office at Salonika, used during the Balkan War, when Greek war ships occupied the Turkish held port of Salonika
Estimate: $150

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Lot 1273 - RUSSIA RUSSIAN OFFICES IN THE TURKISH EMPURE  -  Cherrystone Auctions U.S. & Worldwide Stamps & Postal History

Lot 1273 - RUSSIA RUSSIAN OFFICES IN THE TURKISH EMPURE - Cherrystone Auctions U.S. & Worldwide Stamps & Postal History

1883 (Apr) cover franked with 7k Levant Issue, just tied by blue SAMSUN (date indistinct) cancel, addressed to Constantinople, with ROPIT Constantinople 22 Apr 93 arrival datestamp on back, minor cover faults, scarce (Tchilingirian Type 5A)
Estimate: $150

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RUSSIA RUSSIAN OFFICES IN THE TURKISH EMPURE
Lot 1279 - RUSSIA RUSSIAN OFFICES IN THE TURKISH EMPURE  -  Cherrystone Auctions U.S. & Worldwide Stamps & Postal History

Lot 1279 - RUSSIA RUSSIAN OFFICES IN THE TURKISH EMPURE - Cherrystone Auctions U.S. & Worldwide Stamps & Postal History

1912 (15 Dec) cover to Athens, with negative "Chios Poste Russe Gratuit" and violet ROPIT Chios departure pmk alongside, minor overall toning, fine (after Greek forces occupied Chios during Greco-Turkish War in 1912, Russian authorities permitted free-franking privileges from their offices in Chios)
Estimate: $150

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RUSSIA RUSSIAN OFFICES IN THE TURKISH EMPURE