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Lots 1065 - 1092,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #80, December 14, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
1065  12-15b
1872, 1k-10k, complete set of four, printed on horizontally laid paper, perforation 14 1/2x15, fresh, full or large part of OG (1k), LH or hinged, VF and scarce set in collectible quality
1066  19C
1879, large size blue surcharge 7(k) on 10k carmine and green, printed on horizontally laid paper, slightly rounded top right corner, nice quality single, full OG, previously hinged, VF, two experts' hs on reverse, C.v. $1,250
1067  23-26 imp
1884, Numerals, 1k-7k, imperforated complete set in horizontal pairs, printed on horizontally laid paper, three of which with bottom sheet margins, nice quality, full OG, LH or hinged, VF and very scarce
1068    34-35
1910, parcel card from Russian PO at New Athon to Jerusalem, franked by three surcharged values, Athon postal negative seal and circular ds, Russian PO at Jerusalem arrival marking on reverse, several folds and hinge reinforcement, otherwise F/VF and rare commercial mailing
1069  40-48
1909, 50th Anniversary of the R.O.P. i T., black surcharges 5pa/1k - 70pi/7r, complete set of nine, full OG, LH, VF
1070  71-79
1909, overprint "Jaffa", 5pa-70pi, set of nine (less stamp of 5pa with blue surcharge), full OG, VLH, VF, C.v. $306
1071  141-50
1909, overprint "Smyrne", 5pa-70pi, complete set of ten, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $133

Odessa Issue

1919, overprint "R.O.P. i T." and additional surcharges on Russian Levant definitive issues of 1903- 09, printed on vertically laid paper, the total is 51 stamps, full OG, LH, VF
1073  1/231

Practically Complete Russian Levant Collection

1863- 1913, 211 mostly mint stamps (two used) on Scott Album pages, starting with "Parcel to the East" 6k blue (No.1), then all classic stamps except No.3 and No.19C and 19D,all cities' overprints, Romanov Dynasty and later surcharges, occasional flaws possible, generally nice and fresh, mainly full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF, C.v. $4,820
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
1074  232-376

Complete Collection on Pages

1921, 180 mint stamps, including the first issue, surcharges on Romanov 5r, Crimea local and everything else, as extra 16 inverted surcharges and 2 errors"Russkii", excellent condition, full OG, mainly LH or hinged, VF, all valuable stamps with proper guarantee hs, C.v. is over $5,650
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2, 3, 4, 5
1075  2/70, N1-4

Far Eastern Republic
Collection on Album Pages

1920- 23, 63 mint stamps, representing mostly genuine "D.V.R." overprints forgeries marked with "F"), including 10k, 35k and perforated 1r (all properly expertized), then included Chita, Blagoveschensk and General Semenov issues, nice quality unit, full OG, some NH, but mainly LH or hinged, VF, C.v. is over $1,700
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2, 3, 4

Khorezm People's Soviet Republic (Khiva)

1921-22, Soviet Emblem, 500r carmine and violet and 5000r green and lilac, complete set of two, first one printed on vertically laid paper, nice and flawless, no gum as produced, VF and very rare, each stamp with V. Ustinovsky guarantee hs, a copy of page from his Collection is included (stamps are marked accordingly)
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1077   Mi 9 III


1920, parcel card from Kustanay to Postal Station Orekhovo, franked by black handstamp "rub" (type III) on 20k blue and red in vertical strip of four and a single, the last one without surcharge, appropriate markings and arrival ds, perfect quality, VF and scarce
1078   Mi 9 III, var
1920, parcel card from Kustanay to Bol'shie Soli (Kostroma Gub.), franked by five stamps with black handstamped surcharge "rub" on 20k blue and red, including block of four, top right stamp with double handstamp variety, postmarked on arrival, fresh condition, counterfoil is attached, VF and rare
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1079 Mi 1

Nizhni Novgorod

1922, black handstamped diagonal surcharge 100,000r on 250r violet, printed on thin paper, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. €400
1080 Mi 1F2

Nikolayevsk-on-Amur issue

1921, black handstamped surcharge (overprint) with top parts of 15k on 20k blue and red, perforated single, nice condition, full OG, very light trace of hinge, VF and rare, expertized by Dr. Jemtschoujin, C.v. €2,500
1081 **   52
1921, black handstamped surcharge 10k on 10k dark blue, excellent condition in every respect, full OG, NH, VF and rare in such quality, reportedly only nine examples were produced, expertized by Dr. P. Jemtschoujin and Romeko, C.v. $1,500 as hinged
1082 Mi 1B
1921, handstamped overprint (no value) on 20k blue and red, imperforated single, appropriate Nikolayevsk cancellation, fresh and VF, expertized by Romeko, C.v. €1,500
1083  1/118

Collection on Album Pages

1919-22, 62 mint stamps, representing Kolchak, Nikolayevsk-on-Amur and Soviet Priamur issues, vast majority of genuine overprints or surcharges, some questionable stamps marked with"?", nice quality unit, full OG, some NH, mainly LH or hinged, VF, C.v. $2,900
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2, 3, 4
1084  1/71

South Russia
Starting Collection on Album Pages

1918- 20, 55 mint stamps, showing Rostov, Yekaterinodar, Crimea and Denikin issues, some forged surcharges marked "F" or "?", nice quality overall, full OG, LH or hinged, VF, C.v. $330
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1085  Schmidt #26

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


1881, 2k gray, nice margins imperforated single, large part of OG, VF
1086  29


1883, 10k blue, broken "10" at the bottom right value tablet variety, nice quality, full OG, VLH, VF and scarce, C.v. $700 for a stamp without variety
1087  43
1884, 10k lilac, left sheet margin horizontal pair, nice margins all around, large part of OG, VF
1088    111
1895, cover from Moscow to Bogorodsk zemstvo, franked by Imperial 7k blue, upon arrival to Bogorodsk uprated with 4k red brown, paid for rural delivery, all appropriate markings, VF
1089    150
1896, cover from Russian Levant (St. Athon Monastery) to Bogorodsk zemstvo via Odessa, franked by 10k carmine and green, upon delivery by Imperial Post additionally franked with zemstvo stamp of 4k orange (catalogued$150), paid for local postage, all appropriate transit and arrival markings, light vertical fold away from the stamps, mostly VF
1090 */U   5/149

Nice Starting Collection

1872-96, 38 mint or used (12) stamps, nice and clean quality unit, full/large part of OG or used, mostly VF, C.v. $912
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1091    Schmidt #2


1870, stationery envelope with blue handstamp (6k), size 140x118mm, properly signed at the bottom, practically perfect quality, unused, VF and scarce, ex-Dr. Nikitin
1092  8


1885, 5k ultramarine, manuscript date "18.III", fresh quality, VF and according to the V. Katsman's handbook only seven used stamps are recorded, that's 8th exemplar