Lots 624 - 745, Catalogue of Auction #24 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
624  1

Imperial Postage Stamps 1857-1917

1857, 10k brown and blue, perfect colors, margins and embossing, pen cross cancelled on piece, VF, Scott C.v. $675
200.00
625  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, brilliant colors, sharp embossing, even to large margins all around, pen cross cancelled on large piece, Riga boxed ds is alongside, VF
300.00
626  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, strong colors, nice balanced margins all around, extremely fresh, very light traces of pen cross cancellation, definitely looks unused, VF
400.00
627  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, horiz pair, pen cross cancellation, which is slightly faded, left stamp with reduced margin on the left, but not touched, otherwise F/VF and scarce pair
500.00
628  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, imperf copy with nice balanced margins, fresh colors and embossing, a part of Poltava boxed canc, fresh, VF, C.v. $800
400.00
629  2
1858, 10k brown and blue, perf 14 1/2, wmk "2", five used copies, four of which with various doted canc, and one is pen cross cancelled, fresh, F/VF or better, Mi #2, 1,750
300.00
630 (*)   3
1858, 20k blue and orange, perf 14 1/2, wmk "2", printed on thin paper, sharp colors and intact perforation, straight "2" of "20" at the bottom right value tablet variety, fresh and choice copy, unused, no gum, VF and rare, the Royal Philatelic Society certificate, Mi #3y var
2500.00
631  3
1858, perf plate proof of 20k in green and violet, printed on unwatermarked paper, nice and clean copy with intact perforation, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Enzo Diena certificate, Mi #3P2a, 1,500
1000.00
632 (*)   4
1858, 30k carmine and green, perf 14 1/2, wmk "3", printed on thin paper, very nice colors and centering, insignificant flaws, fresh, unused, regummed, VF appearance, definitely collectable copy of this stamp, which is very scarce in mint condition, Dr. Jemchouhin guarantee marking, signed Richter, Mi #4y
1500.00
633  4
1858, 30k carmine and green, perf 14 1/2, wmk "3", printed on thin paper, quite fresh colors and nice centering, cancelled Byruch (Voronezh Govt), expertly repaired a few tips of perforation, F/VF appearance, Mi #4y, 3,500
400.00
634  5-7
1864, 1k-5k, perf 12 1/2, cplt set of 3, very fresh colors and intact perf, full OG, 5k with paper adhesion on reverse, VF and scarce in sound condition, Mi #9-11, 1,200
750.00
635  5
1864, 1k black and yellow, perf 12 1/2, unblemished colors and nice perforation, full OG, LH, VF, Mi #9, 350
100.00
636  6
1864, 3k black and green, perf 12 1/2, excellent centering and perf, very fresh, full OG, LH, VF, Mi #10, 500
300.00
637  13 var
1865, 3k black and green, perf 14 1/2, neatly canc at the top left corner, green background is misplaced to the left, fresh, VF
50.00
638  8
1858, 10k brown and blue, perf 12 1/2, fresh colors and intact perf, full OG, LH, VF, Mi #5, 350
120.00
639  10
1858, 30k carmine and green, perf 12 1/2, brilliant colors, perfect embossing, nice centering and intact perforation, absolutely gorgeous copy, full OG, very light trace of hinge, VF and rare in pristine condition, Mi #7, 1,200
800.00
640 **   11
1863, City Post, 5k black and blue, block of 4, post office fresh, NH, VF, C.v. $90 as hinged singles
 
100.00
641  12 var
1865, 1k black and yellow, perf 14 1/2, printed on very thick (0.11mm) unwatermarked paper, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Mi #12z
100.00
642  14 var
1865, 5k black and lilac, perf 14 1/2, printed on very thick (0.12mm) unwatermarked paper, horiz pair, very fresh, full OG, LH, VF, Mi #14z
250.00
643 **   19-25
1866, 1k-30k, cplt set of 6, two of which with sheet margins, printed on horiz laid paper, post office fresh, NH, VF, Mi #18x-23x, 380 as hinged
300.00
644 **   19-25
1866, 1k-30k, cplt set of 6, printed on horiz laid paper, blocks of 4, four of which with sheet margins, very fresh and nice set, block of 5k has one stamp VLH, all others are NH, F/VF or better
1500.00
645  19-25
1866, 1k-30k, cplt set of 6, printed on horiz laid paper, fresh and choice set, full OG, LH, F/VF
200.00
646  19c-28a
1868-75, 1k-30k, two cplt sets, the total is nine stamps, all are printed on vert laid paper, neat postal cancellations, F/VF, Mi #18y-26y, 1,205
200.00
647  19c
1868, 1k black and yellow, printed on vert laid paper, horiz pair, full OG, VLH, VF, Mi #18y, 500 as singles
300.00
648  20c
1868, 3k black and green, printed on vert laid paper, fresh, full OG, LH, VF, Mi #19y, 350
200.00
649  20d
1870, 3k black and green, "V" error of background, nice colors and intact perf, choice copy, full OG, hinged, F/VF, Mi #19xF, 1,200
600.00
650  20d var
1870, 3k black and green, "V" error of background, concave outer frame on the left variety, insignificant thin from hinge removal, large part of OG, VF appearance for this rare variety
500.00
651  22 var
1866, 5k black and lilac, printed on horiz laid paper, black center is overinked, resulting in letters are partly unreadable, fresh, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
652  22a
1866, 5k black and gray, error of color, fresh, full original, but cracked gum, LH, F/VF, Mi #20xb, 350
100.00
653 (*)   22c
1868, 5k black and lilac, printed on vert laid paper, unblemished colors and intact perf, fresh, unused, no gum, VF appearance, Mi #20y, 3,500
750.00
654  22
1866, perf trial color proofs of 5k, complete set of five, printed on horiz laid paper, colors: green, orange, violet, red, and blue, first one with small faults, nevertheless very fresh, full OG, two stamps are NH, others - LH or previously hinged, F/VF and rare
1200.00
655  25a
1868, 30k carmine and green, printed on vert laid paper, rich fresh colors and embossing, full OG, LH, F/VF, and scarce in sound condition, Mi #23y, 1,200
750.00
656 (*)   25a
1868, 30k carmine and green, printed on vert laid paper, fresh colors, intact perf, unused, no gum, VF appearance, C.v. $500
250.00
657 **   26-30
1875, 2k-20k, cplt set of 5, all are sheet margin copies, post office fresh, NH, F/VF, Mi #24x-28x, 180 as hinged
120.00
658  26-30
1875, 2k-20k, cplt set of 5, fresh and choice, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, Mi #24x-28x
 
100.00
659 **   27 var
1875, 7k gray and rose, vert pair, top stamp with broken outer oval line under "VII" variety, very fresh, full OG, NH, VF, both stamps with Mikulski expertizing mark, Mi #25x V, 120++
100.00
660  27b
1875, 7k gray and rose, printed on vert laid paper, absolutely perfect colors and embossing, nice perforation and centering, very fresh and choice stamp, full OG, LH, VF and very rare, especially in flawless condition, Mi #25y, 2,500
2000.00
661 (*)   27b
1875, 7k gray and rose, printed on vert laid paper, fresh colors, intact perforation and well centering, unused, no gum, VF appearance of this scarce stamp
500.00
662  31-38, 32a
1883-88, 1k-70k, complete set of 9, including both 2k stamps, fresh, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, Mi #29-36a, 30b, 200
100.00
663  36b
1883, 14k blue and rose, printed on horiz laid paper without thunderbolts, center is inverted, neatly cancelled, great colors and embossing, intact perf, VF and rare, ex-Faberge, Mikulski certificate, Mi #34K, 7,500
5000.00
664  39-40
1884, 3.50r black and gray, and 7r black and yellow, printed on vert laid paper, fresh colors and intact perf, full OG, LH, VF, Mi #38y-39y, 1,700
900.00
665  39-40
1884, 3.50r black and gray, 7r black and yellow, printed on vert laid paper, two postally used high values, nice centering and perf, VF, Mi #38y-39y
500.00
666  39-40
1884, 3.50r black and gray, 7r black and yellow, printed on vert laid paper, two neatly cancelled high values, fresh, F/VF, Mi #38y-39y
500.00
667  39-40
1884, two Fournye's forgeries of 3.50r black and gray, and 7r black and yellow, printed on vert laid paper, Moscow and Riga forged cancellations, VF and scarce, Mikulski certificate
300.00
668  41-45, 46-54
1889-92, 1k-7r, two cplt sets, printed on horiz laid paper, the total is 14 stamps, fresh, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF
150.00
669  50
1889, postal forgery of 7k blue, printed on paper without watermark, minor toning, full "original gum", LH, VF and scarce, L. Eisold certificate, Mi #49FFa, 1,000
400.00
670 **   53
1889-92, 3.50r black and gray, printed on horiz laid paper, cplt sheet of 25, full margins, post office fresh, NH, VF, C.v. $625 as hinged singles
 
500.00
671  55-70
1902-05, 1k-7r, cplt set of 17, printed on vert laid paper, fresh, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF
150.00
672 **   56 var
1902-05, 2k green, printed on vert laid paper, horiz pair, background is printed on gum side and misplaced, post office fresh, NH, VF
150.00
673  56d
1902-05, 2k green, printed on vert laid paper, double impression, small perf irregularities at the top right corner, otherwise fresh, full OG, previously hinged, VF, expertized by Dr. Jemchouhin, Mi #46y DD, Scott C.v. $425
350.00
674  57b
1902-05, 3k rose red, printed on vert laid paper, double impression, fresh, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Mi #47y DD
300.00
675 **   57C var
1902-05, 4k rose, printed on vert laid paper, background is strongly shifted to the left, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
676  59b
1902, 7k blue, printed on vert laid paper, imperf copy with nice balanced margins, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Mi #49yU
750.00
677  61-63, 68
1902-05, four stamps printed on vert laid paper, each stamp has strongly shifted center, fresh, full OG, LH, VF
200.00
678  68a
1904, 1r pale brown, dark brown, and orange, printed on vert laid paper, perf 11 1/2, very fresh and choice stamp, full OG, LH, VF, Mi #44y B, C.v. $500
400.00
679  71-72
1906, 5r and 10r, two high values printed on vert laid paper, very fresh, nicely centered, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $125
100.00
680  71a
1906, 5r dark blue, green and pale blue, printed on vert laid paper, perf 11 1/2, fresh, full OG, LH, F/VF, C.v. $225
200.00
681 **   74a
1909, 2k green, cplt sheet with full intact margins of 100 stamps, containing four blocks of 25, wmk on margin and on 10 stamps on the left, marginal inscription reads: "Khudozh. Pech.Master.Victor.N8" in addition control mark "1" on the left selvage, post office fresh, NH, VF
100.00
682 **   76a
1909, 4k carmine rose, cplt sheet with full intact margins of 100 stamps, containing four blocks of 25, wmk at the top and bottom margins, marginal inscription reads: "Kred. Tip. 1909" in addition control mark "1" on the left selvage, post office fresh, NH, VF
100.00
683  77
1909, proof in issued color of 5k lake, printed on Imperial official stamped paper with green and brown network, block of 4, full OG, NH, VF and very rare
1000.00
684  78
1908, perf proof of 7k in blue, "three pearls", printed on paper without varnish lines, extremely fresh and choice stamp, no gum as issued, VF and scarce, Mikulski certificate
1000.00
685 **   80a
1909, 14k blue and rose, cplt sheet with full intact margins of 100 stamps, containing four blocks of 25, wmk at the top and bottom margins, blue and red lines on vert and horiz gutter and on side selvages, two punches on the top margin, inscription reads: "3 Kred. Tip. 1909g.", post office fresh, NH, VF
100.00
686  81 var
1909, 15k red brown and blue, center has partly missing blue color due to foldover, fresh, full OG, previously hinged, VF and spectacular error, expertized by Dr. Jemchouhin
100.00
687  81c
1909, Coat of Arms, 15k, blue color of center is completely omitted, fresh, pencil notation on reverse, full OG, previously hinged, VF
250.00
688 **   81d var
1909, 15k red brown and blue, right sheet margin copy, double impression, one of which is strongly misplaced, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
689 **   81d var
1909-12, 15k red brown and blue, block of 10 (5x2), all bottom stamps with double impression of frame and center due to pre-printing paper fold, NH, F/VF and scarce error, ex-Baughman
500.00
690 **   82 var
1909-12, 20k blue and carmine, groundwork is printed on gum side, sheet of 25 with control mark "5" at the LR corner, fresh, NH, VF, Mi #73 var
750.00
691 **   83a
1908, 25k green and violet, cplt sheet with full intact margins of 100 stamps, containing four blocks of 25, wmk at the top and bottom margins, marginal inscription reads: "Kred. Tip. 1908", pre-printing paper fold is affecting 3 stamps, still fresh, NH, VF
100.00
692 **   84b
1910, 35k violet and green, cplt sheet with full intact margins of 100 stamps, containing four blocks of 25, wmk at the top and bottom margins, marginal inscription reads: "1910", post office fresh, NH, VF, Mi #75a
100.00
693 **   87a
1910, 1r pale brown, dark brown and orange, cplt sheet with full intact margins of 40 stamps, wmk at the top and bottom margins, orange marginal inscription reads: "Kred. Tip. 1910", two vert orange stripes on the left and right margins, small perf separations and two thins on side selvages only, still very fresh, NH, VF and scarce multiple
300.00
694 **   87a
1910-12, 1r pale brown, dark brown and orange, two cplt sheets with full intact margins of 40 stamps, both with wmk on side margins, each has three vert brown stripes on the left and right margins, first one with control marks"2" (light brown) and inverted "8" (dark brown); the other one with "3" (light brown) and "6" (dark brown), small perf separations on selvages only, very fresh, NH, VF
200.00
695 **   87c
1910-12, 1r pale brown, dark brown and orange, background is inverted, left sheet margin block of 4, fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #77 Axbk2, 240 as hinged singles
150.00
696  88-104
1913, Romanov Dynasty, cplt set of 17, very fresh, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $77.90
 
60.00
697  88-104
1913, Romanov Dynasty, cplt set of 17, fresh, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF
 
60.00
698  88-104
1913, Romanov Dynasty, cplt set of 17, fresh, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF
 
60.00
699  88
1913, Romanov Dynasty, plate proof of 1k in olive brown, complete design, printed on chalk-surfaced thin card, minor usual thin at the top margin, fresh, no gum as issued, VF
600.00
700  88
1913, Romanov Dynasty, plate proof of 1k in rose, complete design, printed on chalk-surfaced thin card, minor usual thin at the top margin, fresh, no gum as issued, VF
 
600.00
701  90b
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 3k rose red, double impression, one of which is inverted, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce stamp
750.00
702  90
1913, Romanov Dynasty, die sunk proof of 3k in black, complete design, printed on chalk-surfaced cardboard, fresh, no gum as issued, VF and rare
750.00
703  90
1913, Romanov Dynasty, plate proof of 3k in orange, complete design, printed on chalk-surfaced thin card, minor usual thin at the top margin, fresh, no gum as issued, VF
 
600.00
704  91
1913, Romanov Dynasty, plate proof of 4k in carmine, complete design, printed on chalk-surfaced thin card, minor usual thin at the top margin, fresh, no gum as issued, VF
600.00
705  94
1913, Romanov Dynasty, die sunk proof of 14k in black, complete design, printed on chalk-surfaced cardboard, fresh, no gum as issued, VF and rare
750.00
706  95
1913, Romanov Dynasty, two-color plate proof of 15k in slate blue and green, complete design, printed on chalk-surfaced thin card, minor usual thin at the top margin, fresh, no gum as issued, VF and rare
750.00
707  96
1913, Romanov Dynasty, plate proof of 20k in violet brown, complete design, printed on chalk-surfaced thin card, fresh, no gum as issued, VF
600.00
708  97
1913, Romanov Dynasty, plate proof of 25k in dark brown, complete design, printed on chalk-surfaced thin card, fresh, no gum as issued, VF
600.00
709  98
1913, Romanov Dynasty, plate proof of 35k in yellow brown, frame only, printed on chalk-surfaced thin card, fresh, no gum as issued, VF
500.00
710  98
1913, Romanov Dynasty, plate proof of 35k in brown, complete design, printed on chalk-surfaced thin card, minor usual thin at the top margin, fresh, no gum as issued, VF
600.00
711  100
1913, Romanov Dynasty, plate proof of 70k in violet, frame only, printed on chalk-surfaced thin card, fresh, no gum as issued, VF
500.00
712  100
1913, Romanov Dynasty, plate proof of 70k in brown orange, complete design, printed on chalk-surfaced thin card, minor usual thin at the top margin, fresh, no gum as issued, VF
600.00
713  
1913, Nicholas II, imperf essay in black of unissued design, printed on thin card, fresh, no gum as issued, VF and scarce, this design has been proposed for "ruble" denominations
500.00
714 **   102a
1913, Romanov Dynasty, "Winter Palace", 2r red brown, imperf three-side margin block of 15, bottom part of a sheet, post office fresh, full OG, NH, XF and possibly the largest known multiple of this rare stamp, C.v. $11,250 as hinged singles
10000.00
715 SB  Mi MH3a
1913, Romanov Dynasty, St. Petersburg 80k (small) unexploded booklet, black design on orange paper, extremely fresh flawless condition, VF and rare
6000.00
716  105/41
1915-17, Romanov Dynasty, money stamps, three cplt sets, the total is 11 stamps, fresh, no gum as issued, VF, C.v. $65.45
 
50.00
717 **   105a
1915, Romanov Dynasty, money stamp 10k blue, imperf copy with nice balanced margins, no gum as issued, VF
150.00
718  106a
1915, Romanov Dynasty, money stamp, 15k orange brown, bottom sheet margin imperf copy, no gum as issued, VF, expertized by Dr. Jemchouhin
150.00
719  106a
1915, Romanov Dynasty, money stamp, 15k orange brown, imperf copy used on piece, clear Petrograd cancellation, VF
150.00
720  106
1915, German forgery of money stamp 15k brown, three-side margin strip of 5, right half of a cplt sheet, each stamp has the following text on reverse: "Imeet hozhdenie naravne s grabezhom, obmanom pravitelei",no gum as issued, VF and extremely rare piece
2000.00
721  107a
1915, Romanov Dynasty, money stamp, 20k olive green, horiz imperf pair, no gum as issued, VF
300.00
722  107
1915, postal forgery of money-stamp 20k olive, perf 11 1/2 instead of perf 13 1/2, printed on brownish cardboard, no gum as issued, VF and rare, a common stamp is added for comparison
400.00
723 **   109 var
1917, 10r carmine, yellow and gray, left sheet margin copy with control mark, retouched white tablet under center oval (position 49), NH, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison
150.00
724  109d
1915, 10r carmine lake, yellow and gray, yellow groundwork is inverted, unusually well centered with nice perforation, full OG, LH, VF, Mi #81Axk, C.v. $375
300.00
725 **   115
1916-17, money stamps 2k green, cplt sheet with intact margins of 100 stamps, folded along perf, very fresh, no gum as issued, VF, C.v. $3,500 as singles
 
1000.00
726  117a, b
1917, black surcharge 10k on 7k light blue, two copies first one with inverted surch, the other one with doubled surch, fresh, full OG, previously hinged, VF
100.00
727 **   118a
1917, inverted black surch 20k on 14k blue and rose, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #116K
100.00
728  119-35
1917, 1k-10r, imperf cplt set of 17, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $59.70
 
40.00
729  123 var
1917, 5k claret, imperf bottom margin copy with nice double impression, VLH, VF, Mi #67 BDD
75.00
730 **   131
1917, 1r pale brown, dark brown and orange, imperf cplt sheet with intact margins of 100 stamps, containing two panes of 50, vert gutter is 60mm wide, folded along gutter, fresh, NH, VF
100.00
731 **   131a
1917, 1r pale brown, dark brown and orange, UL corner margin imperf block of 5 with label (2x3), center is inverted and misplaced, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
732 **   131d
1917, 1r pale brown, dark brown and orange, imperf block of 8 (4x2), pale brown background is printed twice, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #77 BxDD2, 320 as hinged singles
150.00
733  87g
1917, perf proof of 1r in dark brown, gray and orange, misperforated, NH, VF, Mi #77DyPa, 350
100.00
734  87g
1917, perf proof of 1r in dark brown, gray and orange, top margin block of 4, misperforated, NH, VF, Mi C.v. 1,400++
400.00
735  87h
1917, imperf proof of 1r in dark brown, gray and orange, bottom right corner margin copy, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
736  87h
1917, imperf proof of 1r in dark brown, light green and orange, nice and fresh copy, full OG, previously hinged, VF
100.00
737  87h
1917, imperf proof of 1r in dark brown, green and orange, double impression of dark brown color, full OG, LH, VF
200.00
738 (*)  Yv 2

Imperial Telegraph stamps

1867, red surcharge 10k on 20k black and brown, intact perforation and quite fresh, unused, traces of original gum, F/VF
500.00
739 Yv 1R
1881, 20k black and brown, official imperforated reprint, nice margins all around, very fresh, full OG, previously hinged, VF
200.00
740 Mi 1

Imperial Official stamps

1909, red ovpt "For Mailman" on 15k blue on paper with salmon network, fresh, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
741  91/111

Russian Provisional Government "Liberty Cap" and "Tsar Abdication" issues

1917, red ovpt "Brotherhood - Equality - Freedom, nine different blocks of 4, including three printed on reverse side, VF, all signed by Romeko or Trachtenberg.
To see all blocks please click the following link.
150.00
742  91-92, 106
1917, red ovpt "Brotherhood - Equality - Freedom, three postally used in Petrograd different blocks of 4, VF
100.00
743    
1918, four stamps with a part of "Liberty Cap" ovpt, used on stationery card with similar complete ovpt, sent by registered mail in Yekaterinodar, VF
100.00
744  88/107
1917, black ovpt showing newspaper "Izvestia" facsimile with Tsar Abdication, ten different blocks of 8, including two with inverted ovpt, one with doubled ovpt, and one is printed on reverse ovpt, VF, all signed by Romeko or Trachtenberg.
To see all blocks please click the following links Page 1, Page 2.
300.00
745  91/107
1917, black ovpt showing newspaper "Izvestia" facsimile with Tsar Abdication, seven different blocks of 12, including one with inverted ovpt, and one is printed on reverse ovpt, VF, all signed by Romeko or Trachtenberg.
To see all blocks please click the following links Page 1, Page 2.
250.00