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1845/60 1st part of the international gold medal collection "Postal stationery of Russian Empire", Finland was under Russian postal sovereignty, the Russian Tsar was at the same time Grand Duke of Finland, this collection contains several world rarities, of which mostly no second copy is known, among others the only known unused postal stationery cover of the first edition with vertical striped handmade paper with watermark "KOSKI", followed by further unused covers of number 1 with/without watermark, followed by 12! further used envelopes of number 1 differentiated by types and watermarks, the envelope with one-liner from Uleaborg (Type V) to Kajana, Paldaniemi (only 2 envelopes are known in private ownership) and the envelope with low box Bjorneborg (Type 2) to Lovisa (ex. Kirchner, Fabergé no other privately owned known), followed by another world rarity with the postal stationery cover number 2 with watermark "Lis&A" (Type V) from Jyvaskyla to Jacobstad (certificate from Ossa 1980), the collection is continued with a fantastically preserved folded letter with an oval carmine pink stamp of the 10 Kopeken from Viborg to Helsingfors and of course with two copies of the folded letter with a blue value stamp of 5 Kopeken also used as needed once by Helsingsfors to Ekenas (no local use possibly) missing the necessary additional franking of 5 Kopeken) and from Viborg to Abo (also no local use), finally an unused cover with green-black value stamp of 20 Kopeken without watermark (Michel -.-), a used envelope with blue value stamp of 5 kopecks with watermark "TERVAKOSKI" from Helsingfors to Lovisa and another unused envelope with corrected value stamp of reverse blue oval stamp in front also blue value stamp of 5 kopecks, the backside oval stamp was cancelled with pen stroke, there is no second collection in this width and quality worldwide, a sensational opportunity to acquire such a collection of inestimable museum value, also suitable as investment object
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