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Russia Air Mail 1923. Vladivostok 20 Kop. Original Or Fake?

 
 
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Posted 07/01/2019   11:34 am  Show Profile Bookmark this topic Add Rafa to your friends list Get a Link to this Message
Russia Air Mail 1923. Vladivostok 20 kop. Does know about this stamps, some information or...

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Posted 07/06/2019   03:53 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add hy-brasil to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Not Russia proper but from the breakaway Far Eastern Republic.

In fact, the left stamp cancel is dated 1922 where this is a 1923 issue. Unfortunately, neither value is genuine - wrong typefaces and the airplane figure is wrong in different ways for both. It will probably be found that the cancels are not from cities in the Far Eastern Republic.
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Edited by hy-brasil - 07/06/2019 04:00 am
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These stamps were on sale for only one day for a trial flight between Vladivostok and Spassk. Only 25 copies of three values were sold, the others in only slightly higher quantities.(1)July 29, 1923 for one-day air mail on the line Vladivostok - Nikolsk-Ussuriysky (now Ussuriysk) and Vladivostok - Spassk-Primorsky (now Spassk-Dalniy) stamps of an additional air mail rate were issued. On the stamps of the Russian Empire of the 17th, 20th and 21st editions and the stamps of the Omsk Government, a lithographic overprint was made with red ink on the silhouette of a biplane plane and the inscription in three lines "Vladivostok 1923 20 kop." On postage these stamps are extremely rare.(1) excerpt from Ambilive


Rossica Society no.80 1971,p8 below:(1923)


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