Russia Postal History - 1857-1917


1858 issue (Perforation 12.5)


1865 issue (Without watermark)perf.14,5x15

Year: 1868
Scott: 12,13,23
Description: 1,3k unwatermarked,10k watermarked tied by "Riga 19 Okt" 1868"on cover to Germany
PRICE: $100.00 Buy
Year: 1868
Scott: 13,14,17
Description: 3,5,20k tied by "Pochtovyj Vagon 1-2 14dek 1868" on folded letter sheet, "St.petersburg 15 Dek Varsh RR"and arrival Nice cancels
PRICE: $150.00 Buy
Year: 1870
Scott: 13,19
Description: 3k unwatermarked, 1k horiz laid tied by "Pochtovyj vagon 7-8 11/28 jul 1870" on 10k stationary envelope, alongside"Frankirovano"(Paid) and arrival "Wien 9/8 1870"
PRICE: $125.00 Buy
Year: 1872
Scott: 17
Description: 20k tied by "St.petersburg 7 Dek 1872" on folded letter sheet, Lyon arrival cancels
PRICE: $100.00 Buy
Scott: 17
Description: 20k tied by "St.Petersburg 7 Dek 1873" on folded letter sheet to Naples
PRICE: $100.00 Buy
Scott: 17,20,22a
Description: 20k unwatermarked, 3k,5k on horizontaly laid paper tied by Riga c.d.s on folded lettersheet to Bordeaux with transit and arrival postmarks
PRICE: $125.00 Buy
Year: 1872
Scott: 17
Description: 20k tied by "Berdiansk24 aug 1872" on folded letter sheet to Marseille, "Frankirovano " in purple oval pmk alongside with Paris transit c.d.s
PRICE: $100.00 Buy
Year: 1872
Scott: 17
Description: 20k unwatermarked,tied by "St.Petersburg 2 Jul 1873" on cover to Paris
PRICE: $100.00 Buy
Year: 1873
Scott: 18,22
Description: 30k unwmkd, 5k horiz laid tied by St>petersburg 29 Janv 1873 on registered cover to Riga, arrival "Riga 31 Janv 1873
PRICE: $500.00 Buy
Scott: 18,22
Description: 30k unwatermarked, 5k on horiz. lad tied on large envelope by "Kargino .. Jul 1872" addressed to Riga court arrival "Riga 1872" and a wax seal of "Tungus Gold mining Co of Astashev's" is intact, a rare cover from a tiny town in Siberia
PRICE: $750.00 Buy
Year: 1871
Scott: 18,22,23
Description: 30k unwatermarked, 3kpair, 10k on horizontaly laid paper, tied by "Pochtovyj vagon 21/22 jul 28.1871 on folded lettersheet from Odessa, "Kishinev 29 Jul 1871" transit and Genova arrival cancels, this 46 k rate is unusual
PRICE: $500.00 Buy

1866-70 issue (Horizontal watermark)

Year: 1879
Scott: 23(3x)19
Description: 31k rate, 10k (3x) 1k tied on registered letter by "Alatyr 30 yanv 1879" to Simbirsk
PRICE: $150.00 Buy
Year: 1871
Scott: 19,20,23
Description: 1,3,10k tied by Riga railroad c.d.s on folded lettersheet to Berlin
PRICE: $100.00 Buy
Scott: 19,20,24
Description: This cover addressed to the legendary archaeologist Henry Schliman, descoverer of TROY arrival pmkrk Athens 28. jan 1872"
PRICE: $350.00 Buy
Year: 1879
Scott: 19
Description: 1k single franking tied by "Riga 28 iun 1879" on local cover
PRICE: $50.00 Buy
Year: 1873
Scott: 19,20,23(4x)
Description: 1k (2), 3k (2) 10k (4) tied by "Odessa 31 Avg 1873" on registered cover to Marseille, "Oplacheno"(paid), Aus Russland,Berlin,Marseille postmarks, slightly thorn from oppening
PRICE: $150.00 Buy
Year: 1882
Scott: 19
Description: 1k pair on cover to Germany
PRICE: $50.00 Buy
Scott: 19,20,23
Description: 1,5,10k tied by Moscow cds on folded lettersheet to London
PRICE: $100.00 Buy
Year: 1878
Scott: 19,23(3)
Description: 1k, 10k (3) tied by "Yaransk 12 Iun 1878" on registered cover paying 31k rate, arrival "Viatka 14 IUN 1878" cancel
PRICE: $100.00 Buy
Scott: 19a,20a,23
Description: 1k black and ORANGE, 5k black and GRAYBLUE, 10k pair tied by "Odessa 30 AVG1879"alongside red "Frankirovano on folded letter sheet to France
PRICE: $125.00 Buy
Year: 1877
Scott: 19a
Description: 1k black and orange tied by St.petersburg red cancel on formular
PRICE: $75.00 Buy
Year: 1883
Scott: 19a
Description: 1k black and orange tied by "Vindava 23 Yanv 1883 on folder to Riga
PRICE: $75.00 Buy