Lots 986 - 998, Catalogue of Auction #25 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
986  1
1899, blue ovpt "Kitay" on 1k orange, printed on horiz laid paper, imperf three-side margins strip of 5, perfin "OBRAZETS", full OG, NH, VF and very rare Specimen on stamp, which have never been issued imperf
500.00
987  2
1899, red ovpt "Kitay" on 2k green, printed on horiz laid paper, imperf three-side margins strip of 5, perfin "OBRAZETS", full OG, NH, VF and very rare Specimen on stamp, which have never been issued imperf
500.00
988  3
1899, blue ovpt "Kitay" on 3k carmine, printed on horiz laid paper, imperf top margin strip of 4, large part of perfin "OBRAZETS", full OG, NH, VF and scarce
400.00
989  4
1899, blue ovpt "Kitay" on 5k red violet, printed on horiz laid paper, imperf sheet margins strip of 5, perfin "OBRAZETS", full OG, NH, VF and very rare Specimen on stamp, which have never been issued imperf
500.00
990  5
1899, red ovpt "Kitay" on 7k blue, printed on horiz laid paper, blue handstamp "Ultramar" (Specimen in Portuguese), unused, VF
50.00
991    6
1900, US Consulate at Chefoo cover addressed to San Francisco, franked with red ovpt "Kitay" on 10k blue tied with Russian PO in Chefoo ds, the other type of cancellation is alongside, delivered via Russian PO in Shanghai and Yokohama, arrival ds, VF and scarce cover mailed during Boxer Uprising, Tchilinghirian fig 503, 504
300.00
992    
1903, pre-printed advertising cover from Port Arthur to Tientsin, franked with Imperial 10k blue, postmarked on arrival, VF
200.00
993  33
1909-12, black ovpt "Kitay" on 10k dark blue, bottom right corner margin block of 15 (5x3), two lines of red ovpt "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), fresh, full OG, NH, VF and rare multiple
750.00
994  45
1910, blue ovpt "Kitay" on 1r brown and orange, imperf side margin block of 9 (five stamps at the top, and four at the bottom), perfin "OBRAZETS"(Specimen), top right stamp with slight crease, still very fresh, NH, VF and very rare, especially in multiple, Mi #33
1000.00
995    24, 26
1913, PPC sent from Russian PO at Tientsin to Berezovka (Zabaikal Govt), franked with two ovpt "Kitay" values, tied with Tientsin ds (Tchilinghirian fig 490), postmarked on arrival, VF
100.00
996  52a
1917, inverted black ovpt 3c on 3k carmine, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF
100.00
997  55a
1917, inverted black surch 10c on 10k dark blue, slightly rounded LR corner, still fresh, LH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee marking
80.00
998    
1918, wrapper for delivery periodicals to POW, pre-printed with "Red Cross" and the text in German "Hulfsaktion - Bucherei - Tientsin", franked with four values, tied with Russian PO at Tientsin ds (Tchilinghirianfig 491), slightly disturbed paper, still F/VF and rare mailing
200.00