The GH Kaestlin Collection of Imperial Russian and Zemstvo Stamps

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Philatelist George H. Kaestlin’s attention to detail and fastidious collecting habits are evident in the layout and handwriting in his albums. His collection, donated to the Smithsonian Institution in 1984 by his niece Vera Madeleine Kaestlin-Bock, includes more than 1,250 album pages on which he organized more than 14,000 Imperial Russian and zemstvo stamps. The quality of the stamps is outstanding. With the publication of this book, Kaestlin can finally take his place among the greats of Russian philately. The ...

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Overview

Philatelist George H. Kaestlin’s attention to detail and fastidious collecting habits are evident in the layout and handwriting in his albums. His collection, donated to the Smithsonian Institution in 1984 by his niece Vera Madeleine Kaestlin-Bock, includes more than 1,250 album pages on which he organized more than 14,000 Imperial Russian and zemstvo stamps. The quality of the stamps is outstanding. With the publication of this book, Kaestlin can finally take his place among the greats of Russian philately. The G.H. Kaestlin Collection of Imperial Russian and Zemstvo Stamps is one of the greatest museum collections outside of Russia.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781935623113
  • Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press
  • Publication date: 12/23/2012
  • Pages: 307
  • Sales rank: 1,028,678
  • Product dimensions: 9.30 (w) x 12.10 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Early Russian Mail
1857 Tiflis City Post Stamp
Imperial Russian Stamps
First Issues
Perforated Stamps
G.H. Kaestlin Collection of Imperial Russian Stamps
Wenden, Liflyand Province (Livonia): 1863-1903
Kingdom of Poland
Early Russian Postal Stationery
Russia in the Levant
Zemstvo Stamps
Imperial Decrees
Design
Printing
Medical and Other Stamps Issued by Zemstvos
Postal Stationery
Conclusion
G.H. Kaestlin Collection of Zemstvo Stamps
Album 1 (Akhtyrka–Byelozersk)
Album 2 (Byezhetsk–Borovichi)
Album 3 (Bugul’ma–Fatezh)
Album 4 (Gadyach-Kobelyaki)
Album 5 (Kologriv–Lokhvitsa)
Album 6 (Lubny–'stashkov)
Album 7 ('ster–Poltava)
Album 8 (Porkhov–Smolensk)
Album 9 (Solikamsk–Tver’)
Album 10 (Valday–Zolotonosha)
Notes
Appendix: Provinces and Zemstvo Post Offices
Annotates Bibliography
Index of Place Names

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