The GH Kaestlin Collection of Imperial Russian and Zemstvo Stamps

The GH Kaestlin Collection of Imperial Russian and Zemstvo Stamps

by Thomas Lera, Leon Finik

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

About the Author

Thomas Lera is the Winton M. Blount Research Chair at the Smithsonian National Postal Museum. He is the editor of The Winton M. Blount Symposia: Select Papers 2006–2009 (2010) and The Winton M. Blount Symposia: Select Papers 2010–2011 (2012), and author of Bats in Philately (1995) and Cave Post Offices (2011).

Leon Finik has amassed outstanding collections of Imperial Russian and zemstvo stamps, served as an expertiser for the American Philatelic Society and the Rossica Society of Russian Philately, and runs the Loral Stamp Company. He is author of several articles for the Rossica Journal.

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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