Lots 173 - 220, Catalogue of Auction #26 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
173    
1847, stampless entire letter from Willmanstrand to Helsingfors, cancelled with Willmanstrand low boxed handstamp, fresh, VF, Facit SKr7,000=US$910, H. Pahlman certificate
300.00
174   Mi U3a

Grand Duchy Finland postal stationery envelopes and postcards 1850-1917

1850, stationery envelope 5k blue, printed on yellowish paper, sent from Vyborg to Willmanstrand, light Vyborg boxed canc, sealed with wax, VF and scarce, Facit #FK3
300.00
175   Mi U4
1850, stationery envelope 10k rose, printed on yellowish paper, sent from Friedricshamn to Helsingfors, Friedricshamn boxed canc, sealed with wax, fresh, VF and scarce, Facit #FK4V1
250.00
176   Mi U13B var
1860, stationery envelope 10k carmine, size 145x80mm, broken cliche at the top right corner var, fresh, unused, VF
100.00
177   Mi U18 II
1860, stationery envelope 5k blue + oval 10k red (small pearls), printed on paper with wmk "French Lily", slight toned stripe on reverse, otherwise very fresh, unused, VF and scarce, this envelope is listed but has no price either in Michel or Norma Cat.
1000.00
178   Mi P7
1875, stationery postcard 8p+8p green, original printing, post office fresh, unused, VF, 2330 copies were produced, Mi C.v. 325
300.00
179 Mi RS9a
1892, return receipt 10p rose, overprinted "Specimen" in black, fresh, VF
100.00
180    

Powerful Postal Stationery Collection

1850-1985, 149 pieces in three Stanley Gibbons green albums. Each item is mounted on nicely described pages, primarily unused (15% used), among better unused (Michel #'s) - U11, U15,U18; used - two U4, U12 I, and much more, in addition ten reprints and eleven stamps cut from early stationeries. Condition is a little mixed, but generally fresh, mostly F/VF, excellent and rarely offered holding, Michel C.v. 5,400=US$6,480
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2500.00
181  1

Russian Finland postage stamps and postal history

1856, 5k blue, small pearls, pen cross and Helsingfors cancellations, huge margins at four sides, great copy, VF, Facit #1 Ic, SKr18,000=US$2,335
750.00
182  1
1856, 5k blue, small pearls, pen cross canc, touched at the top and on the right, nevertheless fresh and flawless fine copy, Facit #1 Ib, SKr12,000
350.00
183  2
1856, 10k carmine rose, small pearls, low boxed Borga cancellation, touched at the bottom, minor paper adhesion on reverse, otherwise clean and fine copy, Facit #2e
200.00
184  2
1856, 10k carmine rose, small pearls, pen cross and Nyslott low boxed cancellations, minute thin from pen cancel, otherwise nice margins and clean stamp, F/VF, Facit #2e, SKr5,500
150.00
185  2
1856, 10k carmine rose, small pearls, pen cross and Karis low boxed cancellations, tiny thin mostly at the top margin, otherwise balanced margins and fresh, F/VF, Facit #2e
200.00
186  2
1856, 10k carmine rose, small pearls, pen cross cancellation, very light crease and negligible thin at the top margin, otherwise VF appearance, Facit #2e, SKr3,500
100.00
187  2
1856, 10k carmine rose, small pearls, horiz pair used on piece, large margins, cancelled with large single circle postmark "Helsingfors 27.1.1857", two vertical creases mostly between stamps are mentioned for accuracy only, fresh and clean, VF and rare pair, C. Schwenson certificate, Facit #2, SKr33,000=US$4,285
2000.00
188    2
1858, 10k carmine rose, small pearls, huge balanced margins, used on entire wrapper from Helsingfors to Abo, pen cross and Helsingfors large single-circle cancellations, merchant seal at the top right corner, fresh and gorgeous item, VF, Facit #2e, SKr16,000=US$2,080
1500.00
189    2
1858, 10k carmine, small pearls, narrow margins but not touched, used on entire wrapper from Bjorneborg to Abo, pen cross cancel, low boxed Bjorneborg postmark is alongside, usual folds did not affect the stamp, VF, Facit #2b, SKr8,000
500.00
190    2C var
1858, 10k carmine, small pearls, printed on narrow vert laid paper, great margins and clean copy, used on entire wrapper from Helsingfors to Vyborg, pen cross and large single-circle Helsingfors cancellations, VF and quite rare, R. Gummesson certificate, Facit #2V1, SKr16,000++
1000.00
191  3
1858, 5k blue, large pearls, nice margins and fresh, pen cross and a part of large single-circle Helsingfors cancellations, minor crease, still VF, Pfenninger expertizing mark, Facit #1 II, SKr14,000=US$1,820
750.00
192  3
1858, 5k blue, large pearls, narrow margins at the top and bottom, but not touched, pen cross and a part of large single-circle Helsingfors cancellations, fresh and fine copy, Facit #1 II, expertized by Engel
500.00
193  3
1858, 5k blue, large pearls, horiz pair, pen cross and large single-circle Helsingfors cancellations, very fresh color and sharp embossing, even to large margins, especially at the bottom, minor top right corner thin did not affect the stamp, VF and very rare multiple, R. Gummesson and L. Linder certificates, Facit #1 II, SKr100,000=US$12,990
5000.00
194    3
1858, 5k blue, large pearls, nice margins all around, used on entire from Helsingfors to Tavastehus, tied with large single-circle postmark "1.9.1858" and pen cross cancellations, fresh, VF and rare, C. Schwenson certificate, Facit#1 IIb,SKr65,000=US$8,440
2500.00
195    3
1859, 5k blue, large pearls, cut to shape, used on cover from Helsingfors to Ekenas, pen cross and large single-circle Helsingfors postmark, boxed "ANK" cancel is alongside, stamp with surface faults, cover has several toned spots, otherwise fine
200.00
196  7c
1873-75, 8p black, printed on yellow green ribbed paper, roulette II, horiz strip of 4, clearly cancelled with "Abo 31/7 1875", two left stamps with some perf faults, two right ones are perfect, fresh, F/VF, R. Gummesson certificate, Facit #6V4C2, SKr8,000 as four singles
400.00
197  8
1870, 10p black, printed on straw yellow paper, roulette III, horiz pair, small single-circle ds, two short perf at the top, fresh, VF, R. Gummesson certificate, Facit #7V3C3, SKr6,000 as singles
150.00
198  8
1870, 10p black, printed on straw yellow paper, roulette III, horiz pair, clear railroad cancel "No.4 22/7 1873", three short tips of perf, otherwise VF appearance, R. Gummesson certificate, Facit #7V3C3, SKr6,000
200.00
199  9a, b
1873-75, 20p greenish blue, printed on gray blue paper, roulette I and II, two stamps used on piece, two short tips of perf, still fresh and interesting combination, VF, Facit #8V2C1 and 8V2C2
100.00
200  9b
1873-75, 20p dark greenish blue, printed on gray blue paper, roulette I, horiz pair with excellent colors, intact perf, small single-circle Abo cancellation, minute thin, otherwise fresh and VF, Facit #8V2C1
120.00
201  9c
1868, 20p bright blue, printed on gray blue paper, roulette IV, circular date cancel, missing two corner tips of perf, clean and nice stamp, F/VF, J. Touri certificate, Facit #8V2C4a, SKr5,500
400.00
202  10
1873, 40p rose red, printed on pale rose paper, roulette III, right sheet margin copy, used on piece, small single-circle Nicolaistad canc, two short tips of perf, nevertheless gorgeous piece, VF, Facit #9V1C3
100.00
203  10b
1866-73, 40p dull red carmine, printed on pale rose paper, roulette II, fresh color and intact perf, Vyborg small single-circle ds, VF, Facit #9V1C2
100.00
204  10b
1866-73, 40p dull carmine, printed on very thin pale rose wove paper, roulette II, intact perf, printing flaw of frame at the top right corner, Vyborg small single-circle ds, very fresh and nice copy, VF, Facit #9V1C2
100.00
205    10b
1867, 40p dull carmine, printed on pale rose paper, roulette II, used on cover from Sordavala to St. Petersburg, cancelled with Sordavala small single-circle ds, stamp is in fresh color with two short tips of perf, cover flap is missing, still F/VF, Facit #9V1C2
200.00
206  10b
1874, 40p reddish carmine, printed on bluish lilac paper, roulette II, horiz strip of 3, pos 14-16 in a cplt sheet, Joensuu blue small single-circle ds, some perf flaws, still F/VF and scarce multiple, ex-Mehrtens, Faberge, Facit #9V3C2
150.00
207  10b
1875, 40p bright lilac, printed on lilac red paper, roulette II, fresh colors, three short tips of perf, large part of OG, F/VF, Facit #9V4C2, SKr7,500
200.00
208    10d
1873, 40p dull red carmine, printed on pale rose paper, roulette I, some perf irregularities, used on entire wrapper from Vyborg to Taipale, tied with blue small single-circle Vyborg cancel, VF, Facit #9V1C1
150.00
209  10f
1868, 40p carmine, printed on pale rose paper, roulette IV, a part of small single-circle ds, one short tip of perf at the top, F/VF, Facit #9V1C4a, Skr20,000=US$2,600
250.00
210  10f
1868, 40p carmine, printed on pale rose paper, roulette IV, removed cancellation, short perf at the top, F/VF appearance, R. Gummesson certificate, Facit #9V1C4a, SKr20,000 as for used stamp
150.00
211 */U   10, a-e

Exhibition Style Collection of 40penni Issue

1866-74, 91 primarily used stamps (3 - mint), including two pairs, and 8 covers mounted on well-described and illustrated pages, representing most of existing printings of this stamp, showing various colors, paper shades and cliche varieties. Condition is extremely fresh, but small usual flaws could be found, very nice and clean lot with Facit C.v. approximately SKr150,000=US$19,480
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4000.00
212  11
1867, 1m yellow brown, printed on white paper, roulette III, neat blue corner cancellation, fresh colors, intact perf, VF and scarce in this condition, Facit #10C3, SKr7,500
400.00
213  11
1867, 1m yellow brown, printed on white paper, roulette III, a part of Nyslott small single-circle ds, minor surface flaw at the top left corner, otherwise fresh, VF
200.00
214  12
1867, 5p lilac brown, printed on pale lilac vert laid paper, roulette III, horiz pair, one tip of perf is missing, Helsingfors small single-circle cancel, fresh, VF, ex-Mehrtens, Faberge, Facit #5V1C3a
150.00
215  12a
1866, 5p lilac brown, printed on thick vert laid paper, roulette II, minor toned spot on gum side only, still fresh, large part of OG, F/VF, R. Gummesson certificate, Facit #5V1C2, Skr2,700
100.00
216  12a
1866, 5p lilac brown, printed on thick vert laid paper, roulette II, short one tip of perf at the top, fresh, LH, F/VF, R. Gummesson certificate, Facit #5V1C2
100.00
217  12a
1866, 5p lilac brown, printed on pale lilac vert laid paper, roulette II, neatly cancelled, fresh, VF, Facit #5V1C2, SKr2,700
100.00
218  28, 29, 29a
1881-83, three values, 20p ultra, and two 25p, rose and carmine, all have perf 12, fresh, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $147.50
 
50.00
219    

Russo-Finnish War

1939-40, two black-and-white Soviet PPC, first one is showing Soviet tank, the other one - Finnish wire entanglements, last one with minor soiling, otherwise fresh, unused, VF and scarce, since only 9000copies of each card have been produced
100.00
220    
1942, free-frank military cover, addressed to Helsinki, violet boxed "Kenttapostia" and military unit cancellation, censorship tape on the left, VF
75.00