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Lots 1237 - 1261,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #77, March 02, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
1237    37, 39
1919, PPC (view of Pyatigorsk) sent from Yerevan to Mtskheta (now Georgian Republic), franked by two stamps with framed "Z" overprint, all appropriate markings, VF, L. Eisold certificate
275.00 
 
1238    47, 103 var
1920, perforated 3.50r with framed "Z" overprint and inverted unframed overprint on perforated 1r, two high values used on registered cover from Yerevan to Batum, postmarked on arrival, roughly opened at the bottom, still F/VF and very scarce, reportedly only four mailings are known with No.47
425.00 
 
1239  102Ab/43 var
1919, black handstamped monogram over surcharge (type II) 60k on 1k orange, right sheet margin imperforated se-tenant block of six (3x2), top three stamps have unframed (6.5mm) monogram, while bottom ones - framed(14mm) monogram, central Alexandropol date stamp, fresh, VF and scarce multiple
275.00 
 
1240    203 var, 239
1921, black surcharges 5(r) over violet "Z" overprint on 20k ("r" omitted) and 5r over framed black "Z" overprint on 20k, two stamps used on reverse of local Alexandropol (now Gyumri) registered cover, the same "29.8.21"cancellation on front and reverse, VF
500.00 
 
1241 **   278 var

First Constantinople issue

1921, Hammer and Sickle, 1r gray green, imperforated block of four, design is printed on both sides (one is inverted), no gum as produced, NH, VF
240.00 
 
1242 **   279 var
1921, Mythological Monster, 2r slate gray, imperforated block of four, design is printed on both sides (one is inverted), no gum as produced, NH, VF
240.00 
 
1243 **   280 var
1921, Symbols of Soviet Republic, 3r carmine rose, imperforated block of four, design is printed on both sides, no gum as produced, NH, VF
240.00 
 
1244 **   281 var
1921, Ruined City of Ani, 5r dark brown, imperforated block of four, design is printed on both sides (double impression on reverse), several pin-holes, no gum as produced, NH, VF appearance
140.00 
 
1245 **   283 var
1921, Armenian Soldier, 50r red, imperforated block of four, design is printed on both sides, no gum as produced, NH, VF
240.00 
 
1246 **   284 var
1921, Mythological Monster, 100r orange, imperforated block of four, design printed on both sides (one is inverted), no gum issued, NH, VF
240.00 
 
1247 **   285 var
1921, Soviet Symbols, 250r dark blue, imperforated block of four, design printed on both sides (one is inverted), no gum as issued, NH, VF
240.00 
 
1248 **   287 var
1921, Fisherman, 1000r gray blue, imperforated block of four, design printed on both sides (one is inverted and shifted to the left), no gum as issued, NH, VF
240.00 
 
1249 **   288 var
1921, Post Office Building in Yerevan, 2000r bister, imperforated block of four, design printed on both sides (one is inverted), no gum as issued, NH, VF
240.00 
 
1250 **   289 var
1921, Ruins in City of Ani, 5000r dark brown, imperforated block of four, design printed on both sides (one is inverted), no gum as issued, NH, VF
240.00 
 
1251 **   290 var
1921, Street View in Yerevan, 10,000r pale brown red, imperforated block of four, design printed on both sides (one is inverted), no gum as issued, NH, VF
240.00 
 
1252 **   291 var
1921, Lake Sevan and View of Monastery, 15,000 blue, imperforated block of four, design printed on both sides (one is inverted and shifted to the left), no gum as issued, NH, VF
240.00 
 
1253 **   292 var
1921, Mythological Griffin, 20,000 rose, imperforated block of four with design printed on both sides (one is inverted), no gum as produced, NH, VF
240.00 
 
1254  278/94
1921, First Constantinople issue, complete set of 15 imperforated plate proofs in issued colors, printed on glossy paper (proofs of 15,000r and 25,000r brown were not issued), no gum as produced, NH, VF and scarce
475.00 
 
1255 **/*   278-94, var

Collection of the First Constantinople issue

1921, 114 mostly mint stamps (two used, including very scarce perforated 25r slate gray), neatly arranged on stockpages, representing two different types of issued perforated and imperforated stamps, numerous plate and shade varieties, in addition 75 reprints, including block of 18 with double impression, nice quality overall, full/large part of OG or no gum as issued, F/VF and high potential unit
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
240.00 
 
1256 **/*   312/33
1922, black surcharges on Soviet issue, 10,000r/50r - 500,000r/10,000r, complete set of ten, fresh condition, full OG, NH (2) or LH/hinged, F/VF, C.v. $250
95.00 
 
1257  354 var
1922, double black surcharge 15(k) on the First Constantinople imperforated stamp of 250r blue, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce
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95.00 
 
1258  389a
1922, black thin (type II) surcharge 4(k), appearing as "1", on the First Constantinople imperforated stamp of 25r slate gray, full OG, previously hinged, VF and very scarce, expertized by K. Lissiuk, Artar #728 var
140.00 
 
1259  D  390a
1923, Soviet Newspaper "Shiraki Ranchpar", sent locally in Alexandropol (address label is attached), franked by black surcharge 5(k) on 1st Constantinople stamp of 50r red, usual folds, some ageing, mostly F/VF and scarce
275.00 
 
1260  1/390a

Intact Collection on Album Pages

1918-22, about 400 mostly mint stamps, representing overprints and surcharges on Imperial stamps, Paris, 1st Constantinople, Soviet, 2nd Constantinople and later surcharged issues, many latest ones with Rossica Expert Committee certificates, however we note a portion of reference and bogus items especially in the first part of the Collection, minor flaws possible, generally fresh quality, full/large part of OG, F/VF, legitimate C.v. is about $3,500
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36
750.00 
 
1261 **   

Independent Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh Collection

1992-2003, 384 mint stamps, 62 miniature and 35 souvenir sheets, arranged on Scott album and stockpages, practically complete, including imperforated Chess sets in pairs and blocks of four, second de luxe sheet, official and unofficial stamps in commemoration of Spitak Earthquake, as well as Nagorno-Karabakh stamps, including several bogus issues, nice quality collection, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. is over $2,250 for listed items
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16
475.00