Lots 999 - 1058, Catalogue of Auction #25 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
999  1a
1863, 6k blue, printed on thin paper, neat blue cancellation "Constantinople. 2 Aug. 1866" (Tchilinghirian fig 3), minor faults, otherwise F/VF and rare, Mi #1x, 3,000
750.00
1000  2
1865, 10pa brown and blue, large margins at three sides and ample margin at the bottom, small part of Port Chios cancel at the bottom left corner, VF and scarce in this pristine condition, Mi #1, 800
400.00
1001  2
1865, 10pa brown and blue, horiz pair mounted on piece, nice margins, extremely fresh and choice, almost complete Port Chios cancellation, VF and rare, especially in pair
1250.00
1002 (*)   3
1865, 2pi blue and red, mint copy with balanced margins at four sides, fresh unblemished colors, unused, no gum, VF and very rare in mint condition, expertized by Brunn, several other handstamps on reverse, Mi #2
1200.00
1003  3
1865, 2pi blue and red, great copy with huge balanced margins, fresh colors, neat black doted rhomboid cancel, VF and scarce in this outstanding condition, Mi #2, 1,000
500.00
1004    Russia #8
1865, entire wrapper from Constantinople to Simferopol (Crimea Peninsula), franked with three Imperial 10k brown and blue, perf 12 1/2, tied with blue Constantinople ds (Tchilinghirian fig 9), F/VF and rare franking, expertized by Calves
500.00
1005 **   4
1866, 10pa rose and pale blue with horiz network, three-side margin block of 12 (3x4), right part of a sheet, full OG, VLH on margin only, stamps are NH, VF and rare multiple
500.00
1006 **   2-7
1892, Imperial Post Official Reprints of early three issues of Russian Levant stamps, imperf cplt sheets of 10, light vert folds between stamps and minor separations, still very fresh, no gum as issued, VF and scarce set in cplt sheets, signed P. Mavrogordato, Mi #1-6ND, 3,000
1500.00
1007  2
1892, proof of Imperial Post official reprint of 10pa brown and blue, printed on piece, approximate size 51x67mm, mounted on thin card, minor marginal faults, still fresh and VF appearance
100.00
1008  8
1868, imperf plate proof of 1k in brown, printed on thin chalk-surfaced card, fresh, no gum as issued, VF and very rare
750.00
1009  10
1868, imperf plate proof of 5k in blue, printed on thin chalk-surfaced card, reduced margin on the left, still fresh, no gum as issued, VF and very rare
600.00
1010  11
1868, imperf plate proof of 10k in carmine and greenish blue, left sheet margin copy, printed on thin chalk-surfaced card, fresh, no gum as issued, VF and very rare, Mikulski expertizing mark
900.00
1011  11
1868, perf plate proof of 10k in dark blue and rose, printed on very thick paper without watermark, small spot of black offset on reverse, nevertheless fresh, no gum as issued, VF and very rare
750.00
1012  11
1868, perf plate proof of 10k in black and rose, printed on very thick paper without watermark, tiny black spot at the top, still fresh, no gum as issued, VF and very rare
750.00
1013    Russia #20, 22
1873, incoming entire wrapper from Odessa to Constantinople, franked with three stamps printed on horiz laid paper, cancelled "Odessa. 11.Dec.1873", no backstamp, VF
100.00
1014    Russia #23
1874, incoming entire letter from Taganrog via Odessa to Constantinople, franked with a pair of 10k brown and blue, postmarked on arrival with "Konst-Pol'sk" blue ds (Tchilinghirian fig 713), VF
250.00
1015  16
1876, black handstamp 8k on 10k carmine and green, very fresh and choice copy, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Mi #10a, 120
75.00
1016  17b
1876, inverted blue handstamp 8k on 10k carmine and green, printed on horiz laid paper, Constantinople neat canc, nice centering and perf, VF and rare, the stamp is listed, but not priced in Scott Cat.
300.00
1017  18
1879, black handstamp 7k on 10k carmine and green, bright colors and very fresh, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, Mi #11 Ia, 150
100.00
1018  18 var
1879, doubled black handstamp 7k on 10k carmine and green, neatly cancelled at the bottom left corner, very fresh colors, intact perforation, VF and scarce
300.00
1019  19a
1879, blue handstamp 7k on 10k carmine and green, printed on vert laid paper, Constantinople cancellation (Tchilinghirian fig 13), perfectly centered, VF and very scarce, Scott C.v. $1,000 for unused copy
400.00
1020  23-26
1884, 1k-7k, printed on horiz laid paper, cplt set of 4, blue ovpt "Specimen" at the top right corner of each value, stamp of 1k with slightly rounded UR corner, otherwise very fresh, full OG, LH, VF and scarce, ex-Faberge
200.00
1021  23-25
1884, 1k-5k, printed on horiz laid paper, imperf bottom margin blocks of 4, each with a part of red overprint "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), block of 5k with insignificant mount adhesion on reverse, otherwise fresh, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
1200.00
1022    24
1898, cover from Brousse to Salonika, re-directed to Switzerland, undelivered and returned to Brousse, franked with five stamps of Turkey, one of which has been added upon arrival to Salonika, Russian Levant (horiz pair of 2k green), and two Swiss postage dues, the cover is bearing a dozen of various transit and arrival markings, small conveyance flaws, still VF and extremely rare commercial mailing bearing stamps of three countries
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1500.00
1023  27
1900, blue surch 4pa on 1k orange, imperf three-side margin horiz block of 10, cplt perfin "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), post office fresh, NH, VF and very rare, especially because this stamp has never been issued imperf, ex-Liphschutz
1000.00
1024  29
1900, red surch 10pa on 2k green, imperf three-side margin horiz block of 10, cplt perfin "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), post office fresh, NH, VF and very rare, ex-Liphschutz
1000.00
1025  32
1900, blue surch 20pa on 4k rose red, imperf three-side margin horiz block of 10, cplt perfin "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), post office fresh, NH, VF and very rare, ex-Liphschutz
1000.00
1026  34
1900, black surch 2pi on 20k blue and carmine, imperf three-side margin horiz block of 10, cplt perfin "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), post office fresh, NH, VF and very rare, ex-Liphschutz
1000.00
1027  35
1900, red surch 5pi on 50k brown violet and green, imperf side margin horiz block of 10, cplt perfin "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), post office fresh, NH, VF and very rare, ex-Liphschutz
1000.00
1028  36
1900, blue surch 7pi on 70k brown and orange, imperf side margin horiz block of 10, cplt perfin "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), post office fresh, NH, VF and very rare, especially because this stamp has never been issued imperf, ex-Liphschutz
1000.00
1029  38
1905, red surch 35pi on 3.50r black and gray, imperf horiz block of 8, perfin "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), post office fresh, NH, VF and very rare, ex-Liphschutz
1000.00
1030  38-39
1903-05, two high values, red surch 35pi on 3.50r and 70pi on 7r, printed on vert laid paper, both with light blue ovpt "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), large part of OG, VF
200.00
1031    31
1905, cover from Jerusalem to Austria, franked with 10pa on 2k green, tied with Russian PO at Jerusalem cancellation, postmarked on arrival, VF
150.00
1032    31
1907, PPC sent from Russian PO at Cavalla (Sea Port near Salonika), via Salonika to USA, franked on picture side with red surch 10pa on 2k green, showing a part of violet oval ds, the complete Cavalla cancellation is on address side (Tchilinghirian fig 185), transit and arrival markings are alongside, VF and extremely rare, this is one of three known postcards bearing Russian PO at Cavalla cancellation
1500.00
1033    
1908, stationery postcard 20pa on 4k red (Mi #P3), sent from Russian PO at Ordu to Zurich, tied with faint Ordu ds, postmarked on arrival, VF
250.00
1034  48
1909, black surch 70pi on 7r dark green and pink, imperf top sheet margin block of 4, placed vertically perfin "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), very fresh, LH on margin only, stamps are NH, VF and very rare, especially because this stamp has never been issued imperf, ex-Liphschutz
600.00
1035  61-70
1909, ovpt "Constantinople", cplt set of 10, fresh and choice, full OG, LH, VF, Mi #39II-47II, 85
 
70.00
1036 **/*   81-90
1909, ovpt "Ierusalem", cplt set of 10, very fresh, full OG, NH (2) or LH, VF, C.v. $226.50++
150.00
1037  111-17
1910, ovpt "S. Athon", cplt set of 7, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Mi #39-45IX
 
20.00
1038 **/*   112 var
1910, ovpt "S. Athon" on 10pa on 2k, vert pair, bottom stamp without ovpt, in addition the pair has varnish lines on reverse, LH at the top stamp only, VF, SG #112a
 
60.00
1039  151 var
1909, ovpt "Trebizonde" on 5pa on 1k orange, vert pair, top stamp without ovpt, previously hinged, F/VF, SG #136c
 
40.00
1040  152b
1909, ovpt "Trebizonde" on 10pa on 2k green, vert pair, top stamp without ovpt, previously hinged, F/VF, SG #137b
 
40.00
1041 **   173a
1909, inverted ovpt "Dardanelles" on 20pa on 4k, LR corner margin block of 6 (3x2), post office fresh, NH, VF
150.00
1042 **/*   191-99
1909, ovpt "Rizeh", cplt set of 9, very fresh, full OG, NH or LH, VF, Mi #39X-47X, 85++
 
70.00
1043  210 var
1912, surch 2pi on 20k blue and carmine, blue groundwork is printed on gum side, LH, VF and scarce
75.00
1044  213-27
1913, Romanov Dynasty, surcharged issue, cplt set of 15, fresh, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, Mi #61-75
100.00
1045  225 var
1913, Romanov Dynasty, surcharge 20pi on 2r brown, vert pair, top stamp without surch, very fresh, error is LH, bottom stamp is NH, VF and scarce
300.00
1046 **   227
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 50pi on 5r dark brown, three-side margin block of 25, left part of a sheet, post office fresh, NH (LH on margins only), VF and very rare multiple, Mi #75, 3,750=US$4,500 as hinged singles
2500.00
1047  228-31
1913, 3k, 5r and 10r, cplt set of 3, high values used on pieces, Russian PO at Constantinople ds, VF, Mi #76-78, 650
150.00
1048    
1917, registered cover from Russian Monastery at Mount Athos (now Greece) to Tver Govt, franked with sixteen Greek stamps, two violet boxed markings "Undelivered for reason stated. Return to sender" and "Mail service suspended " due to Bolshevik Revolution and Civil War in Russia, censored, dozen of different ds on reverse, small conveyance flaws, F/VF and scarce cover
250.00
1049    232

Wrangel issues - White Army Refugees' correspondences

1921, cover from refugees' camp at Tuzla to refugees' camp at Constantinople, franked with red surch 10,000r on 3.50r, all appropriate markings, VF
120.00
1050    278
1921, money letter from Russian Embassy at Constantinople to refugees' camp at Belgrade, franked with horiz strip of 3 of black surch 20,000r on 1r, officially sealed with wax by "Russkaia Pochta. Konstantinopol'", all appropriate markings, VF and rare commercial mailing
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750.00
1051    279
1921, cover from refugees' camp at Therapia to refugees' camp at Khalki, franked with blue surch 20,000r on 3.50r, all appropriate markings, roughly opened, still VF
100.00
1052    282
1921, cover from refugees' camp at Buyuk-Dere to refugees' camp at Bizerta, franked blue surch 10,000r on Postal Saving stamp of 1k red, all appropriate markings, VF and rare, only a few mailings addressed to Bizerta camp are known
300.00
1053    284
1921, cover from refugees' camp at Cattaro to refugees' camp at Khalki, franked with blue surch 10,000r on Postal Saving stamp of 10k brown, all appropriate markings, VF and scarce cover
300.00
1054    292
1921, cover from refugees' camp at Lemnos to refugees' camp at Constantinopol, franked with blue surch 20,000r on 10pi over 1r, all appropriate markings, VF
100.00
1055    305-06
1921, registered cover from refugees' camp at Constantinople, sent locally, franked with two Wrangel surch values, registration mark "Russkaia Pochta v Konstantinopole", all appropriate markings, VF
200.00
1056    312
1921, cover from refugees' camp at Lemnos to refugees' camp at Galipoli, franked with red surch 10,000r on Denikin 7r green and rose, all appropriate markings, VF
120.00
1057    319
1921, cover from refugees' camp at Galipoli to refugees' camp at Khalki, franked with blue surch 20,000r on Denikin 10r red and gray, all appropriate markings, VF
100.00
1058    332
1921, money letter from Russian Embassy at Constantinople to refugees' camp at Antigona, franked with block of 4 of blue surch 20,000r on 50k, officially sealed with wax, all appropriate markings, VF and rare
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750.00