Rainer's Zemstvo Pages
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For articles about Zemstvos in common, please choose from following articles posted:
Zemstvo's what are they?
This article gives you the answer. It is an Introduction
into the Zemstvo's from the Historical Point of view,
dealing with Political and Economical issues of the
Zemstvo's. Not much about their Postal system but a very
good article, well worth to be read. First published in
"The Journal of the Russian Society of Russian
Philately", issues No. 70 and 71, 1966.
Click here to view the article... (61 KB size!)
Russian Zemstvo's, a very
fine report about the Establishment of the Zemstvo Post
in Russia form a Political, Historical and Economical
Point of view. This article was first published in
"The Journal of the Rossica Society of Russian
Philately", Issue 73-75, 1967-68.
Click here to view the entire article... (65 KB size)
Transcription table for
Names of Russian Districts who were issuing Zemstvo
Stamps. Permission for re-publishing has been granted by
Dr. Ortwin Greis (Hamburg) who has written the article
together with Ivo Stein (Amsterdam) and Roland Opitz
(Leipzig), first published in "Deutsche Zeitschrift
für Rußland-Philatelie (DZRP), Vol. 69, 5-9 (1997);
vgl. auch DZRP 68, 5-8 (1997).
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Zemstvo Paper Seals. What are they, what was their purpose? They answer you find by clicking here!
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