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Lots 434 - 462,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #78, May 31, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Net Price
434  63 var
1904, 20k blue and red, printed on vertically laid paper, double impression of background variety, Moscow "26.2.09" date stamp, mostly VF and rare unrecorded error, SC #77 var
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sold
435 **   71
1906, 5r dark blue, green and pale blue, printed on vertically laid paper, block of four, full OG, NH, VF, SC #92
sold
436  
1906, Emperor Nicholas II, two Louis-Eugene Mouchon essays of central vignette (head to the right), large and small head, litho printing on white wove paper and thin card respectively, sizes32x39 and 33x42mm, VF and rare, ex-N. Epstein
575.00
437  78
1909, imperforated proof of 7k in light blue (issued color), enlarged margins single without varnish lines, pin-point marginal inclusion, no gum as issued, NH, VF and scarce, SC #99
N/A
438  81
1908-09, perforated proof of 15k in blue, vertical varnish lines, excellent centering, full OG, VLH, VF, SC #102
sold
439 **   82b
1917, 20k blue and carmine, omitted background variety, complete pane of 25, slight gum wave on the left, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $2,125 as hinged singles
575.00
440 **/*   89, 92 var
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 2k green, vertical and horizontal pairs, 7k brown, horizontal pair, each pair with double perforation between stamps, strong and firm, full OG, NH or LH (one stamp of 2k), VF, all are guaranteed genuine
sold
441 **   90b
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 3k rose red, right sheet margin single with double impression, double control line on margin as well, full OG, NH, VF, SC #111 Ta
sold
442  90b
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 3k rose red, double impression, one inverted, full OG, previously hinged, VF, P. Buchsbayew certificate, SC #111 Ta
sold
443  96
1913, Romanov Dynasty, plate proof of central design for stamp of 20k in olive green, unfinished outer oval line of Alexander I portrait, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, size 50x78mm, fresh and VF
sold
444 **   106 var
1915, Romanov Dynasty money stamp, 15k brown, all perforation completely misplaced, no gum as produced, NH, VF, SC #C2
N/A
445 **   107 var
1915, Romanov Dynasty money stamp, 20k olive green, text is printed on both sides, no gum as produced, NH, VF, SC #C3 var
sold
446 **   107a var
1915, Romanov Dynasty money stamp, 20k olive green, horizontal imperforated pair with double impression, one inverted, no gum as produced, NH, VF, P. Buchsbayew certificate, SC #C3 Pa var
sold
447  107
1915, Romanov Dynasty, German forgery of money stamp of 20k in olive green, produced to deceive State Authorities, perforation 11 instead of 13 1/4, no gum as issued, NH, VF and scarce
sold
448 **   108d
1917-18, 5r dark blue, green and pale blue, vertical varnish lines, perforation 13 1/2, horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, fine centering, SC #134(2) var
sold
449  119/23
1917, 1k-5k, imperforated set of four in vertical gutter pairs, black letters as a part of overprint "Obrazets", additional security punches, full OG, NH or LH, VF
290.00
450 **   135 var
1917, 10r scarlet, yellow and gray, imperforated single with double printing of yellow background on gum side, nice margins and very fresh, full OG, NH, VF, SC #156 var
sold
451 **   139 imp var
1917, Romanov Dynasty money stamp, shifted black surcharge 1(k) on 1k brown orange, horizontal imperforated pair, nice margins all around, no gum as produced, NH, VF, SC #C9 var
sold
452    

Postal Advertising Items

1914, Soap advertising postcard as a part of Stolberg and Co. Russian-American Pharmacy booklet, sent from Petrograd to Helsingfors; and envelope with Vaasa Shoe Factory advertising sent from Nikolaistad (Russian Finland) to Copenhagen, both appropriately franked with arrival ds, VF
sold
453 */U   

Imperial Russia and Early Soviet Period Collection

1857-1923, starting with No.1 (pen cancelled), No.9 (Warsaw Cancel), sets of 1868 and 1875 on vertically laid paper, Romanov Dynasty, complete sheets of 7r (vertically laid) and 5r of 1915 (both with toned gum), then RSFSR issues with high level of completion, some Civil War Locals and etc., we mention some forged and dubious items with vast majority of genuine stamps in nice collectible condition, full/large part of OG or used, F/VF, very high C.v.
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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
sold
454 */U   

Beautiful Errors Collection

1875-1917, 310 mint or used stamps in singles, pairs, strips and blocks, starting with mint varieties of the 1908-17 issues, double impression of the design (10k), three values printed on gum side, 51stamps with offset on reverse, inverted, shifted centers or frames, the second part includes mainly used stamps of earlier issues with small varieties, fresh quality unit, full/large part of OG or used, F/VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
sold
455 **   

Liberty Cap and Abdication Overprints
Great Collection

1917, Romanov Dynasty stamps and money stamps, 57 different multiples, representing 27 blocks of four, including five inverted, four double and three blocks with black instead of red overprint; 16 blocks of eight with seven inverted (one doubled in red and black) and two with red instead of black overprint; 14 blocks of twelve, including two inverted, one double and one in red instead of black, neatly arranged on stockpages, several blocks with some gum toning, generally fresh condition, full OG or no gum as produced, VF and absolutely fabulous group, approximately a half blocks expertized by Romeko or Trachtenberg
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
sold
456  149 var
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 35k ultramarine, vertical and horizontal perforation strongly misplaced, full OG, VLH, VF
85.00
457  149a
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 35k ultramarine, bottom sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, nice item in every respect, full OG, light trace of hinge, VF, SC #1 Pa
sold
458 **/*   183 var
1921, 250r violet, typo instead of litho printing on ordinary paper, horizontal pair, full OG, NH or VLH, VF, SC #10 I
sold
459 **   184b
1921, 300r green, printed on thin paper, complete pane of 25 (top left part of a sheet), perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF, SC #11 PP
sold
460    
1922, registered cover from Moscow to Boston, sent on October 25 (in the day of postal rate changing from 90rub to 150rub for registered foreign letter), franked by 5k claret in block of 25, strip of three and a pair, met exact postal rate of 150rub (1.50r x100), Boston "Nov.12.1922" arrival ds on reverse, mostly VF and real godsend for Russian rate connoisseur
170.00
461  195c
1922, error black surcharge 1.0000r on 40r slate, basic stamp is large size, full OG, LH, VF and scarce, SC #39 II Ka
sold
462 **   201 var
1922, double black diagonal (one placed horizontally) surcharge 7500r on 250r violet, printed on ordinary paper, additional offset of diagonal surcharge on reverse, full OG, NH, VF, SC #45 Td var
sold