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Azerbaijan mail cover 1923

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Registered cover to BERLIN franked on reverse with April 1923 ´Star´ surcharge on Russian Arms 10k. (10´000r.) deep blue (5 examples) and vertical strip of three imperforate 1r. (100´000 r.) vermilion and brown all tied by BAKU date stamps in black. Berlin arrival cds (June 24) alongside.


Azerbaijan mail cover 1922

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Registered cover to BERLIN franked on front and on reverse with May 1922 50´000 on 3´000 r. cinnamon & blue in two singles, two blocks of four (one with Surcharge Inverted variety) and a deep shade in a block of eight; all tied by BAKU date stamps in black.


Azerbaijan mail cover 1923

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Registered cover from Azerbaijan to Switzerland.1923 TRANSCAUCASIA FEDERATED REPUBLICS, 1923, registered cover to Switzerland, franked on reverse with 35 kop star overprint, two pair 1r imperf (Sc 4,8) and pair Azerbaijan 500r / Sc 29) all tied by BAKU c.d.s.'s. Front shows Baku Registration label and reverse bears Baden / schweiz arrival c.d.s.

Azerbaijan mail cover 1923

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1923 Registered cover from Baku to Berlin, franked on back with a large pane of 26x5,000r on 2,000r, faults, but still interesting inflation usage

Azerbaijan mail cover 1922

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1922 Official minutes ("Protocol"), folded and franked with single 50,000r on 3,000r, used from Baku to Moscow, some cover tears, with 24.7.22 arrival pmk

Azerbaijan mail cover 1923

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1923 reply card from Baku to Copenhagen initially pre-paid with Danish stamps and local inflation franking, fine-v.f. with arrival strike. A unique combination

Azerbaijan mail cover 1923

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1923 registered cover from Baku to Taganrog franked with 12x5000r on 2,000r (two blocks of six), scarce application of a provisional "Baku" registry hs, minor toning, otherwise fine, with arrival pmk

Azerbaijan mail cover 1923

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1923 cover from Baku to Berlin, franked on reverse with single and block of 4x4000r green, used in combination with stamps of Transcaucasia incl. pair of 25k and imperf. 1r, some faults, otherwise a fine mixed franking cover

Azerbaijan mail cover 1922

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1922 registered cover (opened for display) from Baku to Teheran (addressed to the Russian Consulate), franked on reverse with block of 8x3000r including tete beche pair, with Meched transit and Teheran arrival postmarks, ms notation indicating "addressee unknown", letter returned back to Baku, some cover faults, otherwise fine and rare usage of a tete-beche on cover to Iran