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GH Kaestlin Collection of Imperial Russian and Zemstvo Stamps

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ISBN-10: 1935623117

ISBN-13: 9781935623113

Edition: 2012

Authors: Thomas Lera, Leon Finik

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A quiet philatelist, George H. Kaestlin joined the original Rossika Society in 1935 along with the better known Theo B. Lavroff and K. Szymanowski. Whereas Lavroff contributed significantly to Russian philately as an author and researcher and Szymanowski was an avid collector, Kaestlin collected privately. Born in Moscow, circa 1893, Kaestlin arrived in England in 1939. After World War II, When the original Rossika dissolved, he did not join the newly reconstituted Rossica Society of the United States. He never wrote for any philatelic magazine, never joined the London-based British Society of Russian Philately, and never showed his material at any exhibition. Thus he managed to elude…    
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Book details

List price: $49.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press
Publication date: 12/23/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 314
Size: 9.50" wide x 12.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.630
Language: English