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Lots 1941 - 2031,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #77, March 02, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
1941  Schmidt #14

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

Atkarsk

1882, 3k blue and brownish red, type 4, top perforation strongly shifted to the design, full OG, previously hinged, mostly VF, rank "R" by Chuchin Cat.
190.00 
 
1942  1

Berdyansk

1868, 10k black, green and light blue, ample margins imperforated single, large part of OG, hinged, VF
95.00 
 
1943  2
1882, 10k black, green and greenish blue (green door), large margins all around, thinned, large part of OG, VF appearance of this scarce stamp
100.00 
 
1944  52

Bielozersk

1902, 2k rose, printed on white paper, cancelled on a piece by blue black Bielozersk zemstvo marking, in addition a part of volost violet oval date stamp is under the stamp, fresh and VF
70.00 
 
1945  6a

Bobrov

1879, 3k black on lilac gray paper, horizontal tete-beche pair, part of OG, hinged, VF
180.00 
 
1946  7
1879, 3k black on light blue paper, oily natural original gum, hinged, VF
325.00 
 
1947 **   27a

Bogorodsk

1884, 5k carmine red, printed on thick paper, perforation 11 1/2, right sheet margin single, full OG, NH (!), VF
95.00 
 
1948    44
1889, incoming cover from Great Britain franked by Queen Victoria 1/2p red, tied by "FB" (Foreign Branch for International Mail) cancellation, upon arrival to Bogorodsk uprated by 1k lilac, imperforated single, tied by zemstvo "14.Mar.1889" ds, transits of Moscow and Bogorodsk Imperial Post markings on reverse, minor bottom right corner imperfection, still F/VF and very scarce
500.00 
 
1949  122a
1895, 4k blue, enlarged margins imperforated single, full OG, previously hinged, VF
90.00 
 
1950 (*)   130a
1896, 2k gray violet, nice margins imperforated single, unused, no gum, VF
90.00 
 
1951    5

Bugulma

1883, 2k blue, imperforated single used on cover from village Balakhonovka of Skhobeyevskaya volost to Bogoyavlenskoye volost administration, tied by blue oval "4.Aug.1883" zemstvo ds, VF and scarce, ex- Breitfuss, Faberge
550.00 
 
1952    8a
1894, cover from Samara to Bugulma zemstvo, franked by Imperial 7k blue, upon arrival to Boriskinskoye volost administration uprated by 2k red with control number "8" (appropriate for Boriskinskoye volost) and tied by violet volost seal, all appropriate transits of Bugulma Imperial Post and Zemstvo Post, some conveyance faults, still F/VF and scarce
375.00 
 
1953  6a

Buguruslan

1890, 2k lilac rose, vertical tete-beche pair, fresh, full OG, previously hinged, VF
70.00 
 
1954  12/21

Cherdyn

1894-97, 1k, 2k and 3k, group of four cancelled stamps, representing various volost postmarks, such as Kosa and Yum, one stamp with slightly rounded corner, no thins or other hidden defects, F/VF
95.00 
 
1955  8, 10

Chern

1869-71, black and blue handstamp 3k, two stamps printed on quadrille paper, no gum as produced, VF
140.00 
 
1956  1

Dmitriev

1871, 3k black, round-shaped stamp on yellow grayish paper, usually toned full OG, hinged, VF
95.00 
 
1957  1-2

Donec

1879, 1/2k brown and 5k blue, complete set of two, the last one with slight marginal thin spot on the right, part of OG, VF appearance
95.00 
 
1958  7

Dukhovstschina

1879, 3k black on blue paper, type 1, nice margins, part of OG, VF
180.00 
 
1959  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
325.00 
 
1960 **   9, 9a

Gadiach

1888, 3k violet, complete sheet of 30 (10x3), left part is inverted and representing three horizontal tete- beche pairs with gutter in the middle, fresh, full OG, mostly NH, VF and rare, Ex-Ferrari, Faberge, Baughman, Specialized Large Zemstvo C.v. $8,400++
1500.00 
 
1961 **   8

Gdov

1890, 2k black, printed on bluish gray paper, complete sheet of 100 (25x4), minor perf separation possible, excellent quality, full OG, NH, VF and rare in complete sheet
1200.00 
 
1962    12

Glazov

1910, 2k blue, tied by oval zemstvo ds on cover to Vyatka, paid for rural delivery to Glazov, upon arrival to Imperial PO uprated by vertical pair of 7k blue and forwarded to Vyatka District Court, all appropriate transit and arrival markings, cover is slightly reduced on the left, still F/VF
95.00 
 
1963  6b

Griazovets

1882, 4k carmine red, imperforated single printed on very thick (0.14mm) paper, slight foxing, part of OG, F/VF
90.00 
 
1964 */U   3/33

Small Collection

1875-92, 21 mint or used (2) stamps, including No.3 and No.26, nice quality unit, full/part of OG or used, C.v. $512
190.00 
 
1965  2

Kadnikov

1872, round-shaped handstamp of 3k in gray blue, printed on white paper with part of light brown original gum, fresh quality, VF, rank "R"
140.00 
 
1966 (*)   4, 4a

Khvalynsk

1914, 2k dark blue and rose red, sheet of 99 (9x6+9x5) with horizontal gutter in the middle, 4th, 5th and 6th vertical rows are inverted and forming numerous horizontal tete-beche pairs, bottom margin is missing (or row of stamps with bottom margin), fresh, no gum, VF and the largest known multiple
1400.00 
 
1967 **/*   9

Kolomna

1888, red diagonal overprint "Dolgovaya" (Postage Due) on 5k dark blue, complete sheet of 98 (14x7), left sheet margin missing, perf reinforcement between 9th and 10th vertical rows, one stamp has small thin, fresh quality, full OG, many NH stamps, VF, ex-Faberge
1400.00 
 
1968 **/*   10-11
1889, 1k and 3k red, complete se-tenant sheet of 128 (16x8), contains 16 vertical se-tenant pairs, perf reinforcement between 8th and 9th vertical rows, one stamp has small thin and top right corner margin missing, fresh quality otherwise, full OG, many NH stamps, VF and very rare, ex-Ferrari-Faberge
1900.00 
 
1969 */U   3/46

Clean Selection

1878-1916, 51 mostly mint stamps (two - used), including se-tenant pair of No.13-14, nice quality overall, we mention thins on vertical strip of four (No. 34) only, full/large part of OG, F/VF or better, C.v. $960
325.00 
 
1970 **/*   3

Korcheva

1889, 2k blue, three-side margin imperforated block of 14 (7x2), horizontal fold is affecting bottom stamps, full OG, mainly NH or hinged (2), VF appearance
65.00 
 
1971 (*)   3

Kotelnich

1870, 3k black on orange glazed paper, counterfoil is on the left, unused, no gum, VF
240.00 
 
1972    26
1912, registered cover from Shubenskaya volost to Vyatka District Court, franked by 5k blue, paid for delivery by Zemstvo Post, upon arrival to Kotelnich Imperial PO uprated by three 7k blue and registered label was applied, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, some usual archival folds, still F/VF
95.00 
 
1973  1

Kozelec

1867, 3k red bronze, nice margins and very fresh, full OG, previously hinged, VF, rank "R"
240.00 
 
1974  2

Krapivna

1871, blue handstamp 3k on quadrille paper, numbered at the bottom with "3620", large part of OG, VF
70.00 
 
1975  22a/26a

Krasny

1912, Centenary of the Patriotic War of 1812, 3k multicolored, set of four values on different paper, full/large part of OG (one with partial gum loss), hinged, VF
95.00 
 
1976  1

Livny

1869, 3k black on thick dark red glazed paper, round-shaped stamp, missing one tip of perforation, still large part of OG, F/VF
70.00 
 
1977 **/*   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 rare perforation error
240.00 
 
1978  13a
1886, 3k rose red, vertical tete-beche pair, full OG, previously hinged, VF
95.00 
 
1979 **   Schmidt #18-23

Soviet issue

1919, 5k-5r, side margin horizontal se-tenant strip of 18 values, 5k x1, 10k x2, 50k x3, 1r x3, 3r x3, 5r x6, folded once, no perforation defects, unused as produced, NH, VF and scarce intact multiple
475.00 
 
1980  2

Malmyzh

1870, 2k red, printed on grayish paper, fresh, part of OG, VF
95.00 
 
1981  1-2

Maloarkhangelsk

1869-76, black handstamp (5k), no value indicated, large part of OG, in addition blue handstamp 5k, small thin, unused, no gum, both with VF appearance
130.00 
 
1982  8/25

Nolinsk
Nice Group

1879-1915, 19 stamps (one - used), including tete-beche pair with double vertical perforation of No. 20a, fresh condition, full/large part of OG, VF, C.v. $260
90.00 
 
1983  1, 1b

Novaya Ladoga

1869, 5k green, horizontal pair, right stamp with error "25" at the bottom right value tablet (small thin), unused, no gum, VF appearance, Schmidt #4, rank "R"
190.00 
 
1984 **/*   14

Novgorod

1889, blue handstamp 5k on grayish paper, block of 100 (10x10) with sheet margin at the bottom, pencil guide lines, no gum as produced, VF and the largest known multiple, ex-Sarandinaki
2750.00 
 
1985    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
375.00 
 
1986 (*)   2

Osa

1890, 4k brown on buff network, two stamps of different types, fresh quality, unused, VF
95.00 
 
1987  2

Pereslav

1877, 3k black, printed on bluish green paper, type 5, large part of OG, VF and scarce, rank "RR", Schmidt #2, rank "R"
475.00 
 
1988  Schmidt #7 var
1879-80, 3k blue and lilac rose, frame is inverted, in addition "Tgi" instead of "Tri" on the left, tiny thin spot, large part of OG, VF appearance of this scarce double error
700.00 
 
1989    10; 25-31

Poltava

1909, two covers from zemstvo administration to Ploskoye village and from village Rukhovschina to zemstvo administration, the last one franked by complete set commemorating Poltava Battle, appropriate zemstvo and volost markings, both mounted on page from a Collection, mostly VF
650.00 
 
1990 **/*   90
1912, Provisional issue, black overprint "Chastnoi" on 3k violet, complete sheet of 25, representing all types of overprints, including "i" without an accent on position 25, perf oration reinforcement on the right margin, full OG, many NH stamps, VF, ex-Stibbe
300.00 
 
1991 **/*   9, 9a

Pskov

1886, 3k black, diamond-shaped stamp in complete sheet of 138 stamps, including 15 tete-beche pairs, some marginal flaws and gum wrinkle on the right row, fresh quality, full OG with many NH stamps, VF and scarce in complete sheet
950.00 
 
1992  1

Pyriatyn

1868, 3k black, printed on orange colored paper, fresh condition, no gum as issued, VF
275.00 
 
1993  1-3, a

Rostov-on-Don

1871-77, 5k blue in various shades, five stamps, fresh quality, full OG or unused, no gum (3), VF, C.v. $295
130.00 
 
1994    
1871-76, two official entire wrappers from Taganrog zemstvo station to Rostov City administration and from Rostov uezd to Rostov City administration, wax or paper seals and appropriate zemstvo postmarks, fresh, VF and very scarce
650.00 
 
1995  3

Ryazan

1872, 2k gray blue, diamond-shaped stamp, spot of gum scratch, fresh quality, large part of OG, VF appearance, Schmidt #5
240.00 
 
1996  5
1872, 2k gold, diamond-shaped stamp, nice condition, large part of OG, VF, rank "R"
375.00 
 
1997  9
1875, 2k gray blue, fresh quality single, part of OG, VF
140.00 
 
1998 **/*   21
1879, 2k bronze, reconstruction of imperforated sheet of 48 (8x6), including large block of 39, four singles, vertical pair and strip of three, mounted on page from a collection, vertical fold between 5th and 6th vertical rows, fresh quality overall, full OG with many NH stamps, VF and very scarce multiple, ex-Lentz
1800.00 
 
1999  1

Sarapul

1893, 2k orange, manuscript and a part of violet seal of Isenbayevskaya volost, mostly VF and very scarce
240.00 
 
2000  3, 3a

Saratov

1874, 5k blue, two stamps on very thin paper of different shades, large part of OG, VF
140.00 
 
2001    

Schigry

1914, official letter with enclosure from zemstvo administration to the teacher of Kulikovskaya Public School of Troitsk volost, Imperial PO Schigry date stamp on front, official violet seal on reverse, minor faults, still F/VF
Click here to see the unfolded enclosure of the letter
190.00 
 
2002    10, 15, 22

Shatsk
Postal History Unit

1883-98, three covers sent from three different villages to Shatsk zemstvo administration, as well as a part of letter from Putyatino volost with appropriate violet cancellation, fresh quality, mostly VF and interesting group
550.00 
 
2003    

Simbirsk

1880's, stationery envelope preprinted in black at the bottom with "Simbirsk Uezd Zemstvo Administration" and official seal on reverse, slight vertical fold, unused, VF and rare
240.00 
 
2004 */U L  

Carriage stamps

1890, 1k-30k, set of four perforated (3) or imperforated stamps, text is on reverse, three used one unused, mostly VF
Click here to see the backside
140.00 
 
2005  Schmidt #3

Simferopol

1879, Chancellery Fee, 10k black on violet paper, imperforated single, manuscript cancellation, fresh and VF, rank "R"
190.00 
 
2006  Schmidt #4
1881, Chancellery Fee, 10k black on reddish violet paper, perforation 7 1/2-8 1/2, horizontal pair, official oval violet seal at the bottom, mostly VF and rare in pair, rank "RR"
700.00 
 
2007  Schmidt #5
1881, Chancellery Fee, 10k black on lilac paper, perforation 9 1/2-10, horizontal pair, pen-cross cancellation, mostly VF and rare in pair, rank "R"
550.00 
 
2008 **   12 imp

Solikamsk

1895, 2k blue, imperforated complete sheet of 100 (10x10), horizontal fold between stamps, one stamp is defected, otherwise full OG, mostly NH, VF, ex-Faberge
750.00 
 
2009  10, 12, 14
1903-05, 2k blue, three used stamps, two of which with different volost cancellations and one tied by merchant marking, fresh quality, VF
95.00 
 
2010 **/*   15f
1915, 1k blue on pale greenish blue network, complete sheet of 100 (10x10), separation between 5th and 6th horizontal rows, some edge flaws, still fresh, full OG with many NH stamps, VF, ex-Stibbe
500.00 
 
2011 **/*   18
1915, 4k dark brown on dark red paper, complete sheet of 100 (10x10), perforation reinforcement between 5th and 6th horizontal rows, clean and nice, full OG with many NH stamps, VF, ex-Stibbe
500.00 
 
2012  11 var

Starobyelsk

1886, 3k black, printed on gray paper, vertical strip of three imperforated between stamps, full OG, LH, F/VF
95.00 
 
2013  2a

Sudzha

1886, 5k red, printed on white paper, left sheet margin imperforated block of four, mounted on page from a Collection, full OG, LH, VF
190.00 
 
2014    
1913, picture postcard from Moscow to Novo- Ivanovskaya volost of Sudzha zemstvo, franked by 3k red, upon arrival to Zemstvo Post violet boxed three-line "7.Jan.1913" date stamp was applied, mostly VF and very rare, according to V. Katsman certificate only three such items known
Click here to see the certificate
950.00 
 
2015  5

Sumy

1869, 3k red, well margined single, part of OG, VF
95.00 
 
2016  1

Syzran

1872, 5k greenish blue on rose lilac paper, short margin on the left, fresh quality, no gum as issued, VF and scarce
550.00 
 
2017  3

Tambov

1872, 5k lilac, left sheet margin single, full OG, but with pen endorsement on reverse, VF, rank "R"
375.00 
 
2018  6

Totma

1897, black hand-written surcharge 3(k) on 6k multicolored, clear violet oval zemstvo "-Apr.1897" date stamp, mostly VF, ex-Faberge
70.00 
 
2019    8

Urzhum

1911, registered cover from Kichmanskaya volost to Nolinsk, franked by horizontal pair of 2k brown, paid for rural delivery to Urzhum, upon arrival uprated by seven Imperial stamps of 3k red, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, archival folds, still VF
95.00 
 
2020    Schmidt #14 var

Ustsysolsk

1893, stationery envelope 2k carmine red, with inverted indicia at the bottom left corner, size 158x125mm, fresh, unused, VF and scarce
475.00 
 
2021    23
1906, money order for 25rub from zemstvo to St. Petersburg Gub., franked by 2k brown paid for delivery to Ustsysolsk, upon arrival uprated by Imperial 15k brown lilac and blue on vertically laid paper, appropriate Ustsysolsk "7.8.06" and "8.8.06" postmarks, Strelna "16.8.16" arrival ds on reverse, archival holes, still VF
240.00 
 
2022  1a, 3

Vasil

1871-78, colorless embossing of 5k on yellowish paper, greenish blue handstamp of 5k with pencil guide lines and perforated reprint of 5k, full/part of OG, mostly VF
130.00 
 
2023 **   1

Vetluga

1908, 1k multicolored, complete sheet of 100 (10x10), natural straight edges at four sides, minor perf separation, still fresh, full OG, mainly NH, VF, ex-Lentz, Stibbe (description reads: "Half sheet of 100"), but in our opinion that's a complete sheet
500.00 
 
2024 **/*   2
1908, 2k multicolored, top left corner sheet margin block of 70 (10x7), minor perf separation, full OG with many NH, stamps, VF
375.00 
 
2025    

Vyatka Gub.
Group of Money Letters

1898-1910, six items, sent from various volost postal stations, appropriate wax seals and postal markings, neatly arranged and profusely inscribed on pages from a Collection, minor conveyance flaws possible, generally nice and rarely offered material, VF
Click the numbers below to see additional images:
2, 3, 4, 5, 6
475.00 
 
2026  1, 2, var

Yassy

1879, red handstamps of 2k and 5k, in addition 2k with shifted impression, appears to be double printing, fresh quality, large part of OG, VF
140.00 
 
2027  1

Yelets

1873, 3k dark blue, nice margin all around, large part of OG, VF
240.00 
 
2028  3

Zienkov

1880, 3k red, rouletted perforation, fresh quality single with partial offset design on reverse, large part of OG, VF and very scarce, rank "R", Schmidt #2, rank "R"
700.00 
 
2029 **/*   23, 23a
1895, 1k bronze, complete sheet of 72 (12x6), natural straight edges at four sides, bottom three rows are inverted and forming 12 vertical tete-beche pairs, full OG, mostly NH, VF and a great rarity in complete sheet, ex- Faberge
4750.00 
 
2030 **   24, 24a
1895, 2k bronze, complete sheet of 72 (12x6), natural straight edges at four sides, bottom three rows are inverted and forming 12 vertical tete-beche pairs, full OG, apparently all are NH, VF and very rare in complete sheet, ex-Faberge
4750.00 
 
2031 **/*   5, 5a

Zolotonosha

1890, 10k black, red and yellow, complete sheet of 140 stamps, bottom row is placed sideways and forming seven couche, some foxing and bottom right corner imperfection, still full OG, mostly NH, F/VF
950.00