Russian Empire. Ninth issue. 1884

Russian Empire ##34-41. 1884

# Value Description ** * used
34 1 kop. Typo, white horizontally laid paper, harrow perf. 14½:15;, orange 4 2 0.5
35 2 kop. Typo, white horizontally laid paper, harrow perf. 14½:15;, dark-green 4 2 0.5
36 3 kop. Typo, white horizontally laid paper, harrow perf. 14½:15;, carmine 8 3 0.5
37 5 kop. Typo, white horizontally laid paper, harrow perf. 14½:15;, lilac 4 2 0.25
38 7 kop. Typo, white horizontally laid paper, harrow perf. 14½:15;, blue 8 3 0.25
39 14 kop. Typo, white horizontally laid paper, harrow perf. 14½:15;, blue & rose 60 25 1
40 35 kop. Typo, white horizontally laid paper, harrow perf. 14½:15;, gray & carmine 50 20 40
41 70 kop. Typo, white horizontally laid paper, harrow perf. 14½:15;, brown & orange 40 15 3

Russian Empire #42. 1884

Russian Empire #43. 1884

# Value Description ** * used
42 3 rub. 50 kop. Typo, white vertically laid paper, line perf. 13¼, black & light-gray 2000 600 200
42W 3 rub. 50 kop. Typo, white horizontally laid paper, line perf. 13¼, black & yellow
43 7 rub. Typo, white vertically laid paper, line perf. 13¼, black & yellow 1500 400 200

Varieties & Errors


The unique imperforated vertical pair of 1 k. orange, add. with significant shift of groundwork, used with Kibarty 1 July 1886 datestamp. Only these two imperforated examples of the 1 kop. are recorded. One of the two rarest Russian imperforated stamps. Estimate: $200,000.00


3 k. carmine with GROUNDWORK INVERTED, used and cancelled with RIGA 13. Jan. 1890 c.d.s.. A rare variety on the 3 k. (only 2 copies known to exist), and one of the rarest stamp of Russian Empire. Estimate $75,000.00.

The rare 3 r 50 k. on HORIZONTALLY LAID PAPER, one of the 5 copies known unused. This variety ranks (after the first stamp) as the rarest unused stamp of Imperial Russia. Ex A. Faberge coll. (signed). Estimate $200,000.00.

Forgeries

Old dangerous forgeries of the ##42-43 stamps are exist on the market. Price range: $30-$60.

#42 Fournier forgery

#4W Fournier forgery

#42 Fournier forgery

Russian Empire #42 forgery.

Russian Empire #43 forgery.

#43 Fournier forgery

#43 Fournier forgery