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South Russia: Crimean Regional Government

November, 1918

South Russia 1b  

South Russia Scott #51
  South Russia Scott #51 xxx

Imperforate, wove paper, no watermark, typographed.

General Sulkevich issue. Surcharge on Russian stamp of 1917
Description # issued Scott #
35 kopecks on 1 kopeck orange
? 51

Issued by the Crimean Regional Government (Krimskago Kraevogo Pravitelistva) of General Sulkevich in November of 1918 (date unknown).

Contemporary Russian 1 kopeck imperforates (various printings) surcharged 35 KOP. One account says at the Gubernia Typographic Office at Symferopol (Manzheli, 1935); another at the "Progress" Printers at Sevastopol (Krymskii Kollektsioner, 1923). Issue size is unknown. Mint remainders are very common; postally used examples are rarities.

Get an overview of the South Russia issues around 1918 - 1920.

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