Russia 1922 registered cover from Kharkov to Hong Kong, franked…

Russia 1922 registered cover from Kharkov to Hong Kong, franked with 35x1r imperf. (350,000r in 1922 currency), returned to sender from Moscow, with handstamp “back to sender in Kharkov, no mail deliveries to the destination indicated”, stamps folded at sides and bottom, fine and impressive cover to uncommon destination, to which service was not yet established

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Sardinia 1859 5c olive green, block of four, reasonable margins,…

Sardinia 1859 5c olive green, block of four, reasonable margins, just touching in places at right, bottom pair creased, tied by Milano 12 Nov 1860 cds on cover to Genova, with arrival pmk on back, filing fold away from the stamps, fresh and attractive cover with rare franking, signed Diena, also Raybaudi, with his 1990 certificate (Sass.13Bc, Euro 60,000) (Catalog value $23,500)

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Italy 1951 20L green, “Barbus Impermeabili”…

Italy 1951 20L green, “Barbus Impermeabili” advertising, grayish tint (“camoscio Grigio”), unused and in perfect condition, v.f. While 100,000 cards were printed, virtually all were used, with only a few unused cards still remaining, most with defects; signed, with 2011 Raybaudi certificate (“ottimo stato di conservazione, data la sua grande rarita”) (Filigrano R9/1A) (Interitalia 148/1) (Catalog value €15,000)

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France 1870 “Ville d’Orleans” (24 Nov) “Lettre…

France 1870 “Ville d’Orleans” (24 Nov) “Lettre Journal” Gazette des Absents No.9 to St. Petersburg, franked with 20c Ceres (considerably underpaid), with Paris Les Batignoles cds alongside, addressed to St. Petersburg, Russia, charged “F2” in blue crayon, also red “PD”, without arrival markings, with some faults, otherwise fine and very rare example of underpaid Ballon Monte to Russia, excellent item for a specialist

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Great Britain 1840 1p black, plate 11, lettered…

Great Britain 1840 1p black, plate 11, lettered “H-A”, margins all around, with portion of adjoining stamp at top, little close, but clear at right, used on FL dated June 8, 1841, with red June 11, 1841 departure pmk on back, addressed to Edinbro, with “with £1 to Museum” endorsement at top, fine example of this scarce plate, especially on cover (SG Spec. AS73) (Catalog value £16,000)

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