Postage Stamps and Covers of the World

14 Dec 2004, starting at 10:00 GMT.

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India: Q.V. to K.EVII collection of commercial correspondence in mixed condition in ten albums contained in two cartons inc. a wide range of cancels, etc. (337)

Russia: Miscellany – one cover, one PC and about 180 stamps all with railway interest. (433)

Russia: The Postal Marks of OdessaIn addition to the study of St Petersburg above Ian Baillie also made a major study of Odessa using the same approach. This section has a large amount of pre-stamp material and much of the writing up is concerned with routes and charges. See lots 79-111: 1894 Very early EL Odessa via Brody to Amsterdam, manuscript route indications and apparent rate calculations. Contents of interest (merchants letter in Dutch) -see BJRP 58 (434)

Russia: 1804 EL Odessa to Spain earliest known ODESSA straight line marking with 2 before the ODESSA denoting double rate. Hand-struck d’autriche. – see BJRP 64. (435)

Russia: 1819 ELs (2) to Odessa to Nice. Boxed "BRODY", undated "MILANO L.T." one EL with additional unboxed "VOGHERA". (436)

Russia: 1809 EL Odessa to Amsterdam with boxed BRODY. 1829 EL Odessa to Amsterdam. Oval "BRODY IN GALITZ" and Amsterdam arrival mark, has translation of part of contents. (437)

Russia: 1839 EL with "ODESSA" fleuron marks (worn – very late usage – see BJRP 64), "MILAN L.T." under arc and Genoa in red. 1839 EL from Consulate General of King of Sardinia in Odessa. 1848 EL unboxed straight line "ODESSA" to Genoa red T.A.3. (438)

Russia: 1840-46 ELs (3). boxed dated "ODESSA" to Paris and Genoa (2). Markings noted include black boxed "FRANCO AUS RUSSLAND", thimble Strzalkowo, black PP, oval red ALT, red LT under arc and red T.A.3. (439)

Russia: 1846 EL with Franco h/s at Odessa, Hamburg thimble, Hamburg T in red oval, London arrival, also 1846 EL with boxed Odessa, TA (Vienna), Forbach transit and London arrival, 1848 with apparently unboxed Odessa to Mantua: 1857 boxed Odessa, Vienna, red D.A.a.L and red Genoa Arrivo. (440)

Russia: 4 ELs: similar lot, one with boxed "AUS RUSSLAND" in black. (441)

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