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Lots 1001 - 1059,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #79, September 14, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Net Price
1001  1c
1863, Parcel to the East, 6k dark blue, printed on chalk- surfaced paper, block of four, nice and fresh, full OG, LH, VF, expertized by H. Bloch
sold
1002  10 var
1868, 5k blue, printed on horizontally laid paper, imperforated vertically with perforation 11 1/2 at the top and bottom, fresh, unused, no gum, VF and extremely rare, ex-Faberge Collection, a "common" stamp with perforation 11 1/2 is included
N/A
1003  11 var
1868, 10k carmine and green, printed on horizontally laid paper, perforation 11 1/2, left sheet margin single, imperforated on the left, pen cross cancellation, slight gum crease, full OG, VF appearance of this very scarce variety, ex-Faberge
sold
1004    15
1896, 10k pale red and green, used on cover from Russian PO at Trebizond to Russian PO at Constantinople, appropriately cancelled, postmarked on arrival, VF
sold
1005  16-17
1876, black or blue surcharge 8(k) on 10k carmine and green, two stamps printed on horizontally laid paper, the last one with green background shifted to the bottom, full OG, LH, VF
110.00
1006  18a
1879, black surcharge 7(k) on 10k carmine and green, printed on vertically laid paper, neat postal cancellation, VF, expertized by J. Schlesinger, C.v. $750
290.00
1007  19D var
1879, large size black surcharge 7(k) on 10k carmine and green, printed on vertically laid paper, Constantinople cancellation in blue, practically flawless stamp, VF and extremely rare, just a few recorded, expertized by A. Faberge and Finnish Expert's Committee, the stamp is properly listed in Chuchin Cat. issued in 1925, price "-"
N/A
1008 **/*   21a
1879, 2k black and rose, block of four printed on vertically laid paper, perf reinforcement at right, fresh and nice, full OG, NH (left stamps) or LH, VF and scarce multiple
sold
1009  81-90
1909, overprint "Ierusalem", 5pa-70pi, complete set of ten, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $350
sold
1010  141-50
1909, overprint "Smyrne", 5pa-7pi, complete set of ten, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $133
sold
1011  161-69
1909, overprint "Beyrouth", 5pa-7pi, complete set of nine, full OG, LH or hinged, VF, C.v. $123
sold
1012 **   204 var
1910, red diagonal surcharge 1pi on 10k pale blue, stamp from the issue of 1909, vertical gutter block of four, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp in dark blue is added for comparison
N/A
1013 **   213-27, 228-31
1913, Romanov Dynasty surcharged issue, 5pa/1k- 50pi/5r, complete set of 15, in addition later surcharges in complete set of three, all arranged on page from a Collection, full OG, NH (Romanov set) or LH, VF
sold
1014    213/26
1913, four registered covers from Constantinople to Budapest, each franked by one (30pi/3r, which is very scarce) or four Romanov Dynasty surcharges, tied by Russian PO in Constantinople "14.III.1913" ds, black pre-printed text in form of seal reads: "Hungarian Commercial Bank, Constantinople Branch", all with Budapest "Mar.17.1913" (Gregorian Calendar) receiving postmark, mostly VF
sold
1015 */U   

Private Issue of Russian Levant

1919, Numerals and Coat of Arms, 105 mint or cancelled (40 - CTO) stamps, forming complete unit of 66 values with many extra, including eight Odessa surcharges, full OG, NH/LH or used, mostly VF
Click here to see Part 2
sold
1016  232/376

Nice Collection on Pages

1921, 128 mint stamps, including the first set, surcharge on Romanov 5r (tiny thin), complete surcharges on Russian Levant and Ukrainian Tridents, brown surcharge over Crimea 5r on 20k (NH), several surcharge varieties as extra, fresh condition overall, full OG, mainly LH or hinged, VF, all valuable stamps are properly expertized, C.v. is about $3,000
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
sold
1017  232/375, var

Practically Complete Collection

1921, about 200 mint stamps neatly arranged on Yvert pages, missing only four stamps for completion (Romanov 5r, brown surcharge on Crimea issue and two more), in addition 24 surcharge errors and extra surcharges on Ukrainian tridents, nice quality, full OG, LH or hinged, VF, all valuable stamps are properly expertized, C.v. $2,750
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
sold
1018    
1890, stationery envelope 14k blue, sent by registered mail from "Chardzhou to Odessa, tied by Chardzhou Zakasp. Ob. 18.Nov.1890" date stamp, undelivered due to store closing (hand-written receipt is attached on reverse), minor conveyance flaws, still F/VF
sold
1019    75
1910-11, New Year illustrated postcard from Novy Urgench to Nizhny Novgorod, franked by 3k red, tied by "Novy Urgench. Khivinskago Khanstva. 30.XII.10" date stamp, postmarked on arrival at "19.1.11", VF and very scarce
N/A
1020 */U   
1921, First Anniversary of the Republic, 3ch-24ch, perforated complete set of five, original printing, four values with favor cancellations, VF and scarce
sold
1021 */U   

Far Eastern Republic and Siberia Starting Collection

1919-23, 195 mostly mint stamps (19 - used), representing Vladivostok, Chita and Blagoveshchensk issues, including space fillers of air post surcharges, Kolchak and Priamur material, nothing very expensive, but clean and useful unit, full OG, NH/hinged or used, F/VF, legitimate C.v. is over $1,000
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2, 3, 4
sold
1022 **/*   51/86

Kharkov
Neat Collection

1920, 32 mint stamps, representing upwards and downwards (inverted) "РУБ" black handstamped overprint over Kharkov and Kiev tridents (types described) and Imperial stamps, in addition two Kiev surcharges (7500r - used and inverted 8000r - mint), nice and fresh stamps arranged on pages from a Collection, full OG, some NH, but mainly LH/hinged, F/VF, C.v. is about $2,000
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N/A
1023    85

Kiev

1922, registered cover from Boguslav to Berlin via Moscow (Dr. Brender's correspondence), franked on reverse by upward surcharge 7500(r) on Saving stamp of 5k in block of four, Berlin arrival, minor soiling, F/VF and scarce real commercial cover, Raybaudi certificate
460.00
1024  85a var
1922, black downwards (inverted) surcharge 7500(r) on Saving stamp of 5k green on buff network, printed on paper with horizontal "diamonds" watermark, block of four (upper right stamp has rounded corner) and horizontal pair, both are affixed on a piece along with RSFSR stamp, clear Kiev cancellation, VF and scarce, C.v. $2,640 as singles
460.00
1025 */U  Mi 1-3, A1-2

Mountainous Republic of the Northern Caucasus

1922, black handstamped "Star" surcharge on Imperial stamps, perforated complete set of three, imperforated pair of 2k and a single of 5k, latest ones are postally used in Vladikavkaz and in Mozdok (both are very rare), fresh condition overall, full/part of OG or used, F/VF
sold
1026 **   2b

South Russia
Rostov issue

1918, black surcharge 25(k) on 2k green, basic stamp with double impression, top left corner margin block of four, surcharge positions 6-7/16- 17, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple, F. Myaskovsky opinion, C.v. $600 as hinged singles
sold
1027 **/*   7a
1918, black surcharge 25(k) on 2k green, basic imperforated stamp with double impression, bottom left corner margin block of four, surcharge positions 81-82/91 -92, marginal folds did not affect the stamps, full OG, NH or LH (top stamps), VF, F. Myaskovsky opinion, C.v. $600 as hinged singles
sold
1028 **   36a, c

Yekaterinodar issue

1918-20, inverted black surcharge "-50" on 2k green, imperforated complete pane of 25, surcharge is strongly shifted to the top left, additionally forming eight pairs with and without surcharge, very fresh, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple
575.00
1029 **   36b
1918-20, double black surcharge "-50" on 2k green, imperforated complete pane of 25, pinhole at the top right corner, otherwise fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Caffaz certificate, C.v. $1,250 as hinged singles
sold
1030  1-71

South Russia
Complete Collection on Pages

1918-20, 54 mint stamps, representing Rostov, Yekaterinodar, Crimea and Denikin issues, stamp of No.49 with P. Kosack guarantee hs, nice condition overall, we mention just three stamps of No.29-31 with some gum toning, full OG, NH or LH/hinged, F/VF, C.v. $553
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2, 3, 4
sold
1031 */U   

Balance of a Consignment

1918-23, over 400 mainly mint stamps (approximately 70 used), including Army of the North (complete set of General Miller), North West Army (C.v. over $400 in genuine stamps), reprints of Czechoslovak Legion, Asobny Atrad and nice range of South Russia, in addition some Armenia, Azerbaijan, Russian Levant, as well as bogus items, mainly fresh quality material, full/large part of OG or used, F/VF, C.v. altogether over $800
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
sold
1032 **   40

Catalogue numbers in this section are taken from the Catalogue of the Russian Rural Postage Stamps edited in by F. Chuchin unless otherwise noted

Ardatov

1914-16, Coat of Arms, Common Design type, 3k dark blue, complete sheet of 25, full OG, NH (hinged on margins), VF
sold
1033  Schmidt #14

Atkarsk

1882, 3k blue and brownish red, type 4, top perforation strongly shifted to the design, full OG, previously hinged, mostly VF, rank "R" in Chuchin Cat.
sold
1034  1

Berdyansk

1868, 10k black, green and light blue, ample margins imperforated single, large part of OG, hinged, VF
sold
1035  26

Bogorodsk

1883, 5k orange red, used on a piece, large part of zemstvo "7.Oct.1988" date stamp, fresh, VF, rank "R", ex-Faberge
345.00
1036  92
1894, 4k ultramarine blue, neatly cancelled on a piece, very fresh condition, VF and rare, a common stamp in gray blue shade (No.105) is included for comparison
345.00
1037 **   117
1895, 20k violet blue, bottom sheet margin single, position 18 of a sheet 6x3, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF
sold
1038  3

Chern

1869-71, 3k lilac gray, oily printing on very thick (0.17mm) paper, excellent quality example, full OG, LH, VF and scarce, Schmidt #5, rank "RRR"
sold
1039  8, 10
1869-71, 3k black on wide quadrille paper (small thin) and 3k blue on narrow quadrille paper (perfect condition), both with full/large part of OG, VF
sold
1040  1

Dmitriev

1871, 3k black, round-shaped stamp on yellow grayish paper, usually toned full OG, hinged, VF
sold
1041  7

Dukhovstschina

1879, 3k black on blue paper, type 1, fresh single, part of OG, hinged, VF
230.00
1042  8, 8a
1879, 6k black, two stamps printed on lilac and rose lilac paper, types 1 and 2 respectively, large part of OG, F/VF
sold
1043 **   19

Kadnikov

1910-11, Coat of Arms, Common Design type, 3k carmine rose, complete sheet of 25, full OG, NH (hinged on margins), VF
sold
1044 **   22
1906-08, Coat of Arms, Common Design type, 1k brown, complete sheet of 25 with reduced margins, full OG, NH (hinged on top margin), VF
sold
1045  3

Khvalynsk

1908, Coat of Arms, four trial color imperforated proofs of 2k in gold, rose red, green and blue, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF
sold
1046 **   5

Konstantinograd

1913-14, Coat of Arms, Common Design type, 1k green, complete sheet of 25, full OG, NH (two marginal thins from hinge removal), VF
sold
1047 **   7
1913-14, Coat of Arms, Common Design type, 3k carmine rose, complete sheet of 25, full OG, NH (marginal thins from hinge removal), VF
sold
1048  1

Livny

1869, 3k black on thick dark red glazed paper, round-shaped stamp with rouletted perforation (one tip missing), large part of OG, F/VF
85.00
1049  31a

Lokhvitsa

1910, 1k black, bottom left corner sheet margin imperforated single, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce, only 100 examples had been printed
sold
1050 **/*   13 var

Luga

1886, 3k rose red, vertical pair imperforated horizontally and vertically on the left, slight fold between stamps, full OG, NH or hinged (top stamp), VF and interesting perforation error
115.00
1051    14

Orgheev

1883, stationery envelope 7k gray sent from zemstvo to Moscow, uprated by 3k black and gray brown, paid for rural delivery, tied by six-pointed star zemstvo marking, Kalarashskaya Postal Station ds, Moscow receiver on reverse, fresh and VF
sold
1052 **   3

Petrozavodsk

1908-16, Coat of Arms, Common Design type, 3k gray green, complete sheet of 25, full OG, NH (marginal thin from hinge removal), VF
sold
1053 **   7
1901-16, Coat of Arms, Common Design type, 20k gray, complete sheet of 25, full OG, NH, VF
sold
1054 **   3

Sarapul

1909-13, Coat of Arms, Common Design type, 2k dark blue, complete sheet of 25, full OG, NH (thins on margin from hinge removal), VF
sold
1055 **   39

Shadrinsk

1913, Coat of Arms, Common Design type, 6k dark green, complete sheet of 25, full OG, NH (one hinge on margin), VF
sold
1056 */U   5/41

Clean Selection

1874-1914, 29 mint or used (9) stamps, including handstamp 5k in red, dark blue surcharge 3k on 5k violet and more, fresh quality overall, full/part of OG or used, F/VF, C.v. is over $900
sold
1057  Schmidt #21 var

Starobyelsk

1882, 3k blue, well margined single imperforated vertically, full OG, LH, VF and scarce, ex- Faberge
sold
1058  3

Tambov

1872, 5k lilac, left sheet margin single, full OG, but with owner's endorsement on reverse, VF, rank "R"
sold
1059 **   8

Urzhum

1911, Coat of Arms, Common Design type, 2k brown, complete sheet of 25 with reduced margins, full OG, NH (marginal damage at the top right), VF
170.00