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issue date for 1917 imperf Arms stamps
Thank you, Ivo. 10/4/1916 is indeed a date known to have been used on favor cancels with the Tiflis ...
11/19/2017 at 13:35
by: David Jay
1947 "Removed from the Box"
Another note -- as I read further in the latest Rossica (the article by A. Babochkin on German parti ...
11/18/2017 at 16:05
by: David Jay
1947 "Removed from the Box"
The excellent Skipton et al. article in the latest Rossica illustrates a connection between censorsh ...
11/18/2017 at 14:12
by: David Jay
Impossibly early
Attached is an image of a 3.5R imperf used 10/4/1916. The date is clear, but I can't make out the lo ...
11/18/2017 at 13:26
by: David Jay
Late Soviet usages of "Removed from the Box"
Sorry, the latest date should have been 1/3/1967
11/17/2017 at 11:00
by: David Jay
Late Soviet usages of "Removed from the Box"
Skipton, Kolchinsky and Volis have a very interesting article on the use of the various "Extracted f ...
11/17/2017 at 01:48
by: David Jay
question about gum
For earlier stamps, it is more typical that a re-gum would have tiny droplets of gum on the perf tip ...
11/17/2017 at 01:30
by: David Jay
usage of mute cancels in the Ukrainian area
According to the listings of arrival dates and cancel dates in Levin, general use of mute cancels di ...
10/14/2017 at 12:36
by: David Jay
single usage on covers
Thank you Howard. All I could say is that there is no evidence that anything is amiss.
10/14/2017 at 01:07
by: David Jay
Single frankings
It is hard to find such single-frank items for high values, in either the imperial or Soviet period. ...
10/1/2017 at 20:57
by: David Jay
Why postage due?
I don't see a good reason for the due, and there is no indication that the Russian side thought ther ...
8/30/2017 at 03:01
by: David Jay
Classification of the Poezd and Pochta marks
Below is a pdf with a revised version of Ian Baillie's 1991 table from BSRP,
repeated in the B& ...
8/24/2017 at 01:32
by: David Jay
The elusive 6 Poezd
Ian Baillie provided (in his 1991 BSRP article) a definitive list of the St Petersburg Local RR post ...
8/24/2017 at 00:34
by: David Jay
Zabaikalsk. RR
1900 was when the other known examples were posted, so I wondered about that. 1900 is plausible for ...
7/28/2017 at 00:33
by: David Jay
4k rose with curious background
Yes, Greg is correct. The background is shifted, but pretty severely. At the bottom left and bottom
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7/24/2017 at 11:39
by: David Jay
Zabaikalsk. RR
This is a postcard sent 2/6/1906(05??) on "Pocht. Vagon 4 Zabaikal. Zhel Dor." K&R mention a sim ...
7/20/2017 at 23:58
by: David Jay
yes
I think we are missing a certain incendiary, non-complaisant element. The philatelic trade needs som ...
7/20/2017 at 23:39
by: David Jay
4k rose with curious background
The very most lower left part is symmetric with the lower right. It is not inverted background -- th ...
5/6/2017 at 01:06
by: David Jay
1904 20k vertical laid paper RED OVPT
Well, have you seen the lots that are trimmed arms issue stamps from the 1870s and 1880s? The seller ...
5/6/2017 at 00:41
by: David Jay
Three dots, twice
Dave-
Appreciate the comments and more enlightened view of the submarine aspects of this card. One ...
4/26/2017 at 00:25
by: David Jay
1904 20k vertical laid paper RED OVPT
If it is not in Gibbon or Michel, its a fake. As Ray Ceresa said, any "Abroad" overprinted or surcha ...
4/15/2017 at 11:53
by: David Jay
Three dots, twice
Since I received the excellent book on Soviet perlustration of the mail by our President Dave Skipto ...
4/12/2017 at 00:40
by: David Jay
1866 5kop shifted background...not listed?
Its like obscenity -- I know it when I see it! Seriously though, one measure will likely not due for ...
3/30/2017 at 18:42
by: David Jay
A ratty postcard
Good, thank you. Interesting that it is not in the 1916 Spisok or Anatoly K's PO list. How does one ...
3/17/2017 at 00:05
by: David Jay
OK, right side up this time
3/15/2017 at 23:47
by: David Jay
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