Fields of Collecting Interest

The “Russian philatelic area” is a vast political/geographic/historic field including:

  • Imperial Russia – From the pre-stamp era through to the Civil War.
  • Civil War period
  • RSFSR,
  • Ukraine
  • Transcaucasian Republics 1918 – 1923.
  • USSR – 1923-1990
  • Tanna Tuva
  • The “New Republics” of the former Soviet Union from 1990 to the present.
  • The Kingdom of Poland
  • The Grand Duchy of Finland
  • The Baltic States: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania.
  • Wenden
  • The Zemstvo Posts
  • Russia used abroad: China, Levant, Crete
  • Occupation Issues: WW1 and WW2
  • Military philately: from the Napoleonic campaign through to the present day
  • Social philately
  • Thematics
  • Revenues
  • Cinderella Material