The G.H. Kaestlin Specialized Collection

Atkarsk and Melitopol

(Russian: Атка́рск)

Atkarsk rural post single
Atkarsk issued stamps from 1869-1885. This black on grey-yellowish paper stamp had no value printed on it. It is from the 1939 Faberge Sale and is one of five known copies.

(Ukrainian: Меліто́поль)

3k Melitopol rural post single
This 1867 Issue shows periods after the “3” in the bottom corners. Melitopol issued stamps from 1867-1876.