Lots 1196 - 1258, Catalogue of Auction #24 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
1196  10
1858, Imperial Post 30k carmine and green, perf 12 1/2, cancelled with cplt "Franco" marking, this cancellation is similar to Tchilinghirian fig 26 (rank "RRR"), but with concaved angles, fresh, VF, Mi #7, ?500++
200.00
1197  1a
1863, 6k light blue, printed on thin paper, marvelous copy with huge margins all around, very fresh with full OG, LH, VF and rare in this pristine condition, Mi #1a, ?500
300.00
1198  1a
1863, 6k light blue, printed on thin paper, clearly canceled with Constantinople ds (Tchilinghirian fig 9), small usual faults, otherwise fresh, VF appearance, Emilio Diena certificate, Mi #1a, ?3,000
500.00
1199  1c
1863, 6k dark blue, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, unblemished color and nice margins, very fresh with full OG, hinged, VF, Mi #1c, ?220
150.00
1200  1c
1863, 6k dark blue, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, fresh color and huge balanced margins, very fresh, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $150
120.00
1201    8
1864, Imperial Post 10k brown and blue, perf 12 /12, in horiz pair, used on entire wrapper from Odessa to Constantinople, tied with Odessa Port rhomboid cancellation, no backstamp, usual fold away from the stamps, VF
150.00
1202 (*)   2
1865, 10pa brown and blue, strong colors, oversized margins at the top and on the right, nice margin at two other sides, fresh and choice stamp, unused, no gum, VF and rare, signed Mikulski
1000.00
1203  2
1865, 10pa brown and blue, large balanced margins all around, a part of blue dotted cancellation, very fresh, VF and very scarce in this condition, C.v. $625
500.00
1204  2
1865, 10pa brown and blue, horiz pair used on piece, large margins all around, Port Chios blue canc, pos 15,16 of a cplt sheet, very fresh, VF and very rare in pair, Mikulski certificate, ex-Faberge
1200.00
1205  3
1865, 2pi blue and red, nice balanced margins, Constantinople blue dotted canc, fresh, VF and rare in this pristine condition, Mikulski certificate, ex-Faberge, C.v. $850
500.00
1206  3
1865, 2pi blue and red, good to large margins all around, nice and fresh colors, neat "785" inside dotted canc (Alexandria), VF
500.00
1207  3
1865, 2pi blue and red, horiz pair, neatly cancelled with blue dotted cancellations, perfect margins, very fresh, VF and very rare, especially in nice pair, ex-Faberge
1200.00
1208 **/*   4
1866, 10pa rose and pale blue, horiz network, top left corner margin block of 8 (4x2), full OG, two top stamps are LH, all others are NH, VF, and scarce multiple, C.v. $280 as hinged singles
300.00
1209  5
1866, 2pi blue and red, horiz network, without hatching in tablets, block of 4, nice margins and very fresh, full OG, LH, VF, Mi #4 II, ?600++
300.00
1210  6-7
1867, 10pa and 2pi, cplt set of two with vert network, fresh, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Mi #5-6, ?300
100.00
1211  7
1867, imperf plate proof of 2pi in black with brown vert network, nice margins all around and very fresh, no gum as issued, VF and extremely rare, only a few such proofs known, signed W. Pohl and Prof. Winterstein
1000.00
1212  2-4, 6-7
1892, Imperial Post Official Reprints of early Russian PO in Levant issues, set of five stamps with large 4-10mm margins all around, fresh, no gum as issued, VF, Mi #1/6ND, ?250
120.00
1213  2-5
1892, imperf compound proof of Imperial Post Official Reprints in black, vert se-tenant strip of 4, fresh with nice margins, no gum as issued, VF
200.00
1214 **   4
1892, Imperial Post Official Reprint of 10pa rose and pale blue, horiz network, complete sheet of 10, fresh, no gum as issued, VF, Mi #3ND, ?500++
250.00
1215    15
1867, incoming entire wrapper from Taganrog to Constantinople, franked with vert strip of three of Imperial 10k brown and blue, vert fold is affecting one stamp, otherwise VF
150.00
1216  11
1868, 10k carmine and green, perf 11 1/2, a part of red ovpt "OBRAZETS" at the bottom, minor thin, no gum, VF appearance
100.00
1217    12a, 14a
1872, 1k brown, and 5k blue, printed on vert laid paper, used on reverse of entire, tied with blue Port Trebizond cancellation (Tchilinghirian fig 96), mostly VF
400.00
1218    13
1872, 3k green, printed on horiz laid paper, vert pair, bottom stamp is defected, used on reverse of entire, tied with blue Port Trebizond cancellation (Tchilinghirian fig 96), mostly VF
300.00
1219    14a
1872, 5k blue, printed on vert laid paper, used on reverse of entire, tied with blue Port Trebizond cancellation, mostly VF
350.00
1220    20, 23
1873, two Imperial stamps printed on horiz laid paper, used on entire wrapper from Odessa to Constantinople, blue merchant oval marking, no backstamp, VF
100.00
1221    19c, 20, 25
1874, combination franking cover bearing three Imperial stamps, including 1k black and yellow on vert laid paper, and Russian Levant 3k dark green (#13), met 37k postal rate, cancelled with Odessa ds, endorsed "via Odessa"and addressed to Paris, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF and rare combination franking
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1000.00
1222  16, 18
1876-79, two stamps with black surcharges on 10k carmine and green, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Mi #10a, 11 Ia, ?270
 
100.00
1223  23-26
1884, 1k-7k, printed on horiz laid paper, cplt set of 4, each is in vertical block of 10 with gutter in the middle, red downwards overprint "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), except block of 2k, which has upwards ovpt, nice and fresh with full OG, NH, a few stamps are VLH, VF and the only known set in gutter blocks, ex-Liphschutz
7500.00
1224  23
1884, 1k orange, printed on horiz laid paper, three-side margin block of 10, horiz red overprint "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), fresh, full OG, NH or LH (2), VF and scarce multiple, ex-Liphschutz
1000.00
1225  24
1884, 2k green, printed on horiz laid paper, three-side margin block of 10, horiz red overprint "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), fresh, full OG, NH or LH (1), VF and scarce multiple, ex-Liphschutz
1000.00
1226  25
1884, 5k pale violet, printed on horiz laid paper, three-side margin block of 10, horiz red overprint "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), fresh, full OG, NH or LH (3), VF and scarce multiple, ex-Liphschutz
1000.00
1227   Mi P2 var
1896, stationery reply card (reply portion is attached) 4k+4k green, shifted light green background on message portion, sent from Constantinople to Hannover via Odessa, all appropriate markings, VF
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150.00
1228    
1901-06, three items: two used receipts of certified mailings from Jaffa and Jerusalem, and unused receipt of money order, last one is printed on green paper and contains two similar parts, one - for customer, the other one for using as parcel card, all are clean, VF
150.00
1229    29
1902, postcard from Russian PO at Jerusalem to Austria, franked with a pair of 10pa on 2k green, arrival ds is alongside, VF
150.00
1230    33
1904, pre-printed cover from Russian PO at Trebizond (now Trabzon) to Constantinople, franked with surch 1pi on 10k blue on the back, tied with Trebizond ds with crosses instead of stars (Tchilinghirian fig 100), Russian PO at Constantinople marking on arrival, VF, signed Mikulski
150.00
1231  40-48
1909, 50th Anniversary of the Russian PO in Levant (R.O.P.iT.), cplt set of 9, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF
 
60.00
1232  61-70 var
1909, ovpt "Constantinople", cplt set of 10, including stamp of 3.50r with "Constantjople" var (SG #73b), fresh, previously hinged, VF
100.00
1233  81-90
1909, ovpt "Ierusalem", cplt set of ten, 35pi on 3.50r is unused (no gum), others with full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $226.50
100.00
1234 **/*   152b
1909-10, ovpt "Trebizond", 10pa on 2k green, top right corner margin block of 4, top stamps without ovpt, NH or VLH (1), VF
75.00
1235  171-79
1909, ovpt "Dardanelles", cplt set of 9, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF
 
70.00
1236 **/*   173a var
1909, inverted ovpt "Dardanelles" on 20pa on 4k carmine, two vert pairs, first one with gutter, the other one has top stamp without ovpt, NH or LH (1 stamp), VF
150.00
1237  191-99
1909, ovpt "Rizeh", cplt set of 9, fresh and choice, full OG, LH or hinged, VF
 
70.00
1238  202
1910, red surch 10pa on 2k green, right sheet margin imperf copy, a part of perfin "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), LH, F/VF
100.00
1239  204
1910, red surch 1pi on 10k blue, a part of red ovpt "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), LH, VF
100.00
1240    203
1911, PPC franked on picture side with blue surch 20pa on 4k carmine, cancelled with Russian PO at Samsun ds, addressed to Brussels, postmarked on arrival, VF
100.00
1241  213-27
1913, Romanov Dynasty surch issue, cplt set of 15, neatly cancelled, F/VF and scarce used, Mi #61-75, ?1,100
250.00
1242 **   227
1913, Nicholas II, black surch 50pi on 5r dark brown, LR corner margin block of 4, post office fresh, NH(!), VF and scarce multiple, especially never hinged, Mi #75
300.00
1243  228-31
1913, 15pa-100pi, cplt set of 3, nicely cancelled, 100pi on 10r used on piece, fresh, VF, Mi #76-78, ?650
150.00
1244    
1918, registered cover from Karyae-Athos (Russian Monastery in Mount Athos) to Russia via London, franked with five Greek adhesives, undelivered and returned to sender, due to Bolshevik Revolution in Russia, postmarked "Mail service suspended", censored, VF and scarce cover
250.00
1245    8, 10

Russian Post Offices in Syria

1869, entire wrapper from Alexandretta to Beirut, franked with 1k brown and 5k blue, both with perf 11 1/2, tied with dotted blue canc, Russian PO at Alexandretta date stamp is on reverse, Beirut arrival ds, mostly VF and very rare
1200.00
1246    14, 20a
1880, cover from Alexandretta to Aleppo, franked with Russian Levant 1k black and yellow, and 5k blue, tied with Russian PO at Alexandretta blue ds (Tchilinghirian fig 200), upon arrival to Aleppo uprated with two Turkey stamps #43-44 on reverse, all appropriate markings, VF and rare mixed franking cover
1000.00
1247    

Russian Post Offices in Chios

1890, pre-printed cover from Taganrog to Port Chios via Odessa and Constantinople, franked with Imperial 10k blue, tied with TPO No.20 ds, all transit markings are on reverse, Russian PO at Chios arrival ds (Tchilinghirian fig 164) is alongside, VF
150.00
1248 **/*   238a/332a

Wrangel issues

1921, small study of fourteen different varieties, including 12 inverted surch, and 2 with errors in surch, minor flaws, but fresh, full OG, NH or hinged, VF, five stamps signed Romeko
150.00
1249    238, 332

Wrangel issues - the White Army Refugees' correspondence

1921, cover from refugees' camp Lannes at Zeitan-Burnu to refugees' camp Bernadot at San Stefano, franked with four stamps, all appropriate markings, VF
100.00
1250    244/333
1921, cover from refugees' camp Bernadot at San Stefsano to refugees' camp Lannes at Zeitan Burnu, franked with seven stamps, all appropriate markings, VF
100.00
1251    281A
1921, registered cover from refugees' camp at Constantinople to refugees' camp at Gallipoli, franked on reverse with blue surch 20,000r on 10r, all appropriate markings, roughly opened, still VF and scarce franking
150.00
1252    291
1921, cover from refugees' camp at Gallipoli to refugees' camp at Constantinople, franked on reverse with blue surch 10,000r on 1r, all appropriate markings, VF
100.00
1253    318
1921, cover from refugees' camp Lannes at Zeitan-Burnu to refugees' camp Khalki II, franked with red surch 20,000r on 7r, all appropriate markings, VF
100.00
1254    319
1921, money letter from Russian Embassy at Constantinople to refugees' camp at Belgrade, franked with horiz pair of blue surch 20,000r on 10r, officially sealed with wax, all appropriate markings, VF and rare
750.00
1255    322
1921, cover from refugees' camp Selimie at Hidar-Pasha to refugees' camp at Constantinople, franked by two stamps with different trident ovpt (Odessa, and Yekaterinoslav), all appropriate markings, VF
100.00
1256    338
1921, cover from refugees' camp at Constantinople to refugees' camp at Gallipoli, franked with two stamps with surch over Odessa tridents types II and III, all appropriate markings, VF
120.00
1257    353
1921, cover from refugees' camp at Antigona to refugees' camp at Belgrade via Constantinople, franked imperf blue surch 10,000r on 4k carmine, which is scarce, all appropriate markings, VF
120.00
1258    365
1921, cover from refugees' camp at Tuzla to refugees' camp at Constantinople, franked with horiz pair of red surch 10,000r over 10pa on 2k green, all appropriate markings, VF
100.00