Lots 85 - 96, Catalogue of Auction #25 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
85 Mi Ib

Paris Issue

1920, Eagle with Sword, imperf plate proof of 3r blue, bottom margin copy, the same design in green is printed upside down on the back and misplaced, no gum as issued, VF and scarce
100.00
86 Mi Ic
1920, Eagle with Sword, five imperf plate proofs of 5r, five colors: light rose, rose, red, carmine, and reddish brown, one stamp has minor thin, otherwise fresh, no gum as issued, F/VF
200.00
87 Mi Id
1920, Eagle with Sword, three imperf plate proofs of 10r blue, distinctly different shades, one stamp has insignificant thin from hinge removal, fresh, no gum as issued, F/VF, Romeko guarantee marking
120.00
88 Mi Ie
1920, Eagle with Sword, 15r dark violet, imperf plate proof in issued color, no gum as issued, F/VF, Romeko guarantee marking
 
40.00
89 Mi Ih
1920, Ararat Mountain, 25 imperf plate proofs of 50r mounted on two pages from a collection, frames only, various colors, no gum as issued, F/VF or better, very scarce assembly
1000.00
90 Mi Ii
1920, Woman quills, 20 imperf plate proofs of 70r mounted on page from a collection, frames only, various colors, fresh, no gum as issued, F/VF or better, scarce assembly
800.00
91  278-94
1921, First Constantinople Issue, imperf plate proofs printed on glazed paper, cplt set in blocks of 4, many with sheet margins, very fresh, no gum as issued, VF and extremely rare multiples, reportedly one sheet of each denomination has been produced
3000.00
92  293
1921, Ararat Mountain, trial color imperf proof of 25,000r violet brown, block of 6 (2x3), minor thin at LR corner, otherwise fresh, NH (2) or previously hinged, VF
150.00
93 **   309a
1922, 10,000r black and pale rose, horiz tete-beche pair, left stamp is inverted, fresh, NH, F/VF
 
75.00
94    326, 329
1923, money order for 2,000,000rub from Kamarlu (Metsamor) to Yerevan, franked with two surcharged values, arrival ds and all appropriate markings, usual archival pinholes on the left did not affect the stamps, VF and scarce
500.00
95 **   368
1922, black surch 35(k) on 20,000r lake, block of 4, NH, VF, Mi #153aB, 800 as hinged singles
200.00
96    
1944, Armenian newspaper sent from Tehran to the "Gotchnag" Publishing Co. at NYC, Iranian 10d magenta (#878) in block of 4 is affixed over to pay for delivery, censored twice by British, and joint "Soviet Union -Persian - British" censorship, some paper aging, otherwise F/VF and interesting item for the specialist
150.00