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Lots 496 - 522,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #73, May 19, 2017. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Net Price
496 **   4/10

Sighet (Maramarossziget)

1944, black wood handstamped overprint "Posta. Romana. 1944" on Hungarian definitive stamps of 10f, 12f, 18f and 1p, in addition 15 reprints with overprint in oily greenish black ink, all mounted on two pages from the Collection, full OG, NH, VF, genuine stamps with expert's hs on reverse
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sold
497 **/U D  

Bistrita (Beszterce)

1944, Lion's Head in Ornament, 2p black, complete sheet of eight, one unused and two used singles, one is cancelled on a piece, in addition five revenue stamps and three documents bearing fiscal stamps, nice quality overall, mostly VF
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2, 3, 4, 5
sold
498 **   1-8

Tirgu Mures (Marosvasarhely)
Collection

1944, black overprint "Erdely. Transilvania" on King Michael postage and postal tax stamps, complete set of eight (mixed types) and two covers, all mounted on pages from the Collection, stamps with full OG, NH, VF
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2, 3, 4, 5
sold
499 **/U   1, 4 var
1944, three single values and two stamps cancelled on a piece, each one with various overprint misprints "Transilvnnia", "Transilaania", "Tsansilvania" and "Transiyania", full OG, NH or used, VF
sold
500  1/8
1944, seven cancelled pieces, bearing one, two or four overprinted or not overprinted stamps, the total is 14 values (ten with overprints), all tied by Tirgu Mures provisional date stamp, fresh quality, VF
sold
501  
1944, trial overprints "Erdely. Transilvania" on King Michael stamps of 50b olive black, 50b green, 3L brown red and two of 4.50L brown, one with transposed lines of overprint, full OG, NH, VF and scarce assembly, only 50copies of each proof were printed
sold
502    1/8
1944, set of five values overprinted "Erdely. Transilvania", stamp of 16L with "Transilaania" variety, used on registered cover from Tirgu Mures, tied by provisional "1944. NOV. 23" ds, VF
sold
503    2/8
1944, registered cover from Tirgu Mures, franked by four values with black overprint "Erdely. Transylvania", tied by provisional date stamp, VF
sold
504    4, 6, 8
1944, four values with "Erdely. Transilvania" overprints, including stamp of 16L with small both "a" in "Transilvania" variety, used on registered cover from Tirgu Mures, tied by provisional date stamp, VF
sold
505 */U   1/12

Odorhei (Szekelyudvarhely)
Exhibition Six-Page Collection

1944-45, black surcharges "Erdely. Transilvania" of 0.50p, 1p and 2p on Hungarian definitive stamps, eight mint or used stamps, two covers, one postcard and one stationery postcard, two items with cash franking cancels, nice quality, mostly VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6
sold
506  1/12
1944, black surcharges "Erdely. Transilvania" of 0.50p, 1p and 2p on Hungarian definitive stamps, set of 11 values, including Kossuth stamp of 4f (only 40 stamps were printed), two stamps with gum wrinkle, full OG or unused, no gum (2), mainly NH, VF
sold
507  1/14, I
1944, black surcharges "Erdely. Transilvania" of 0.50p, 1p and 2p on Hungarian definitive stamps, the total is 15 values, including 0.50p/5f vermilion (10 stamps recorded) and 2p/1p green (20 stamps produced), all with legitimate cancellations, mostly VF
sold
508  4/9
1944, black surcharges "Erdely. Transilvania" 1p on 4f, 18f and 30f, the total 20 stamps, including two blocks of four, three vertical pairs and six singles, representing complete surcharge setting, full OG or unused, no gum(5),VF
sold
509 **   7a
1944, inverted black surcharges "Erdely. Transilvania" 1p on 18f gray black, offset of surcharge on gum side, full OG, NH, VF and rare, only 20 stamps with inverted surcharge were produced
sold
510    2, 12

Postal History items

1944, PPC (city views) sent from Odorhei, franked on picture side by four stamps, including two surcharged values and tied by Odorhei "44. XII. 15" ds (first day of issue surcharges), VF
sold
511    4, 7, 9
1944, three surcharged values along with two not surcharged Romanian stamps used on PPC from Odorhei, tied by first day cancellation "44. XII. 15", fresh, VF
sold
512    3
1945, remainder to pay tuition fee, sent from Odorhei to Porumbenii Mari, franked by black surcharge 0.50p on 4f brown, text in Hungarian on reverse, mostly VF
sold
513    4
1945, black surcharge "Erdely. Transilvania" 50f on Hungarian stationery postcard 18f green, uprated by surcharged value of 1p on 4f brown, sent from Ocna de Jos to Odorhei, appropriately cancelled, VF
sold
514    
1945, black surcharge "Erdely. Transilvania" 50f on Hungarian stationery postcard 18f green, sent locally from Odorhei College Administration, tied by bilingual "45. I. 20" ds, VF
sold
515    
1945, postcard from Odorhei to Ocna de Jos, franked by six not surcharged Romanian definitive stamps, tied and uprated by three 1p Cash Franking Cancels, Osna de Jos arrival marking, VF and very scarce
sold
516    
1945, remainder to pay tuition fees, sent from Odorhei to Ocna de Jos, 1p Cash Franking Cancel, postmarked on arrival, VF, D. Flasch certificate
sold
517    

Postal History Collection

1945, 11 items, including three covers and five postcards, in addition three pieces did not go through the post, including one postal stationery card, seven items altogether bearing 1p or 2p Cash Franking Cancels, nice quality group, mostly VF
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2, 3, 4, 5
sold
518  

Collection of Imperial Cancellations

1870-1915, 2340 used stamps, 32 post cards and 3 covers, neatly arranged and described on Collection pages, representing cancellations of St. Petersburg, Moscow and other cities, Rail Road and TPO markings, Ship Mail postmarks, postage due handstamps, unusual cancellations such as roller, punches and mute, as well as volost administration cancels and etc., numerous rare and scarce items, usual flaws should be expected as always on large holdings, still F/VF and great study for an enthusiast of Russian Philately, who will definitely find much more then we described
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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, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77
460.00
519  

Military Markings and Cancellations of the World War I Period

1914-18, 108 used stamps and 56 postal history items, representing nice range of mute cancellations, including three on correspondences, large variety of military postmarks, including several postcards sent from war ships, minor conveyance flaws should be expected, generally nice holding, F/VF, ex-V. Ustinovsky
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19
575.00
520    SC #SK1
1848, stationery envelope 10k+1k black, size 137x107mm, nice quality without staining or ageing, just minor bottom left corner imperfection, unused, VF and exceedingly rare, a handful of unused examples of Number One stamped envelope had been recorded, Venets #1, C.v. $12,000
sold
521    SC #SK1
1848, stationery envelope 10+1k black, sharp and clear embossing, size 137x107mm, addressed to Zhytomyr, pen cross cancellation, wax seal, VF, ex-Sarandinaki, Faberge
575.00
522  D  
1864, St. Petersburg General Post Office receipt for mailing to Zhytomyr, printed on thick watermarked paper, boxed red "Per Receipt 5k", usual folds, mostly VF and scarce
110.00