Lot 941: CRETE (Russian Administration) 1899-1900 collection with hand sta
Postage Stamps & Postal History of the World
November 10, 2016
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Description: CRETE (Russian Administration) 1899-1900 collection with hand stamped on imperf. Eagle issues (14 stamps) with many signed, with 1m blue, 1m green (4) & 2m rose (2), 2m black (13) with blue or violet control h/stamps all used at Rethymnon (Rettimo); 1899 perforated Trident issue (no stars) with unused or used examples (64 stamps) & a range of annotated forgeries, 1899 Trident issue (with stars) with unused or U examples (52), range of unofficial imperforates & annotated forgeries. A seldom seen near complete collection with many scarce adhesives, SG.R1/R37.