Lots 1009 - 1027, Catalogue of Auction #26 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
1009 **   49A

Catalogued by Michel Osteuropa 2004/05

Far Eastern Republic - Air Post stamps

1923, red surcharge 20k on 5k claret, minute toned spot on gum side, still NH, VF and rare, signed Lissiuk, Kessler handstamped guarantee marking, Mi 1,500
500.00
1010  52A
1923, red surcharge 20k on 15k red brown and blue, fresh, previously hinged, VF and rare, Soviet Philatelic guarantee marking, Mi 1,000
500.00
1011  56 var
1923, inverted red surcharge 20k on 50k violet brown and green, fresh, very light trace of hinge, VF and rare, Lissiuk and Rosselevitch expertizing marks
1000.00
1012 **/*   4 IA var

Kharkov

1920, overprint "RUB" on 5k claret bottom sheet margin vert strip of 3, stamps is in the middle with double ovpt, full OG, top stamp is LH, two bottom ones are NH, VF, signed R. Ceresa
100.00
1013 **/*   9 var
1920, overprint "RUB" over Kharkov trident (multiple handstamp) on 2k green, right sheet margin horiz strip of 5, full OG, NH or LH (2), VF
300.00
1014 **/*   11 var
1920, overprint "RUB" over Kharkov trident (multiple handstamp) on 15k red brown and blue, side sheet margin horiz strip of 5, full OG, NH, VF and rare, each stamp signed R. Ceresa
150.00
1015 **   14 var
1920, shifted to the top overprint "RUB" over Kharkov trident on 1k orange, right sheet margin vert imperf pair, full OG, NH, VF, Mi C.v. 150++
 
50.00
1016 **   18 var
1920, overprint "RUB" over Kiev trident (type I, multiple handstamp) on 1k orange, three side margin imperf block of 10 (5x2), slight gum crease at the top right corner, very fresh, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
1017  
1920, overprint "RUB" over violet trident (Kiev type II) on imperf 3k red, neatly cancelled, fresh, VF and rare, expertized by Mikulski, the stamp is not listed in Michel Cat.
250.00
1018    

Siberia

1918-19, lot of nine unused black-and-white PPC, showing Allied Powers and Armies of Japan and China arriving at Vladivostok, printed in Japan, fresh, VF and rare assembly
300.00
1019 **   4A var
1919, inverted black surcharge 1r on 4k carmine, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee marking, Scott #4b
 
75.00
1020  1F1
1921, black surcharge 15k on 20k blue and carmine, very light trace of hinge, VF and extremely rare, only a few such rarities recorded, Pappadopoulos guarantee marking, the stamp is listed, but has no price in Michel Cat.
2500.00
1021    
1922, registered cover from Vladivostok to Bombay, franked on reverse with four Priamur values, including surcharge 20k on 14k, each stamp has perforation clipped off for security purposes, after traveling around the world the cover was forwarded to Shanghai, transits include Harbin, Bombay, New York, London and Shanghai, some soiling, still F/VF and exceptionally rare Civil War cover
1500.00
1022 **   13-14

South Russia

1919, surcharges on Postal Saving stamps, two top left corner margin blocks of 4, bottom stamp of block of 1k is LH, others are NH, VF, Scott #47-48, Mi C.v. 600 as hinged singles
250.00
1023    3, 4

Transcaucasian Federated Republics

1923, money order for 1,800,000rub, sent from Prishib to Lenkoran, franked with seven "Star" overprinted stamps (2 - on reverse), arrival ds on the back, VF
300.00
1024    8
1923, money order for 14,900,000rub, sent from Prishib to Lenkoran, franked with vert pair of "Star" surch on 1r, postmarked on arrival, archival pinholes did not affect the stamps, VF
250.00
1025    8, 10
1923, money order for 140,000rub, sent from Prishib to Lenkoran, franked with two stamps, including "Star" overprint over Armenian character on 50k brown violet and green, postmarked on arrival, archival pinholes is mentioned for accuracy only, VF and scarce
500.00
1026    22
1923, cover from Tiflis to Rostov-on-Don, franked on reverse with horiz pair of 700,000r on 40,000r lilac, and Charity stamp "For Invalids" of 10r blue and orange, all cancelled with Tiflis Train Station oval ds, postmarked on arrival, VF and scarce
400.00
1027    26, 31
1923-24, cover from Tiflis to Berlin, franked on reverse with four stamps, tied with Tiflis ds, postmarked on arrival, VF
200.00