Lots 470 - 537, Catalogue of Auction #26 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
470  1

Imperial Postage Stamps 1857-1917

1857, 10k brown and blue, imperf copy with nice margins all around, watermark "1", cancelled with "9" inside oval dotted cancellation (Tauroggen, now Lithuania), fresh, VF, Mi #1, C.v. $800
400.00
471  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, imperf copy, balanced margins, watermark "1", cancelled with "87" inside rectangular dotted cancellation (Nizhnedyevitsk - Voronezh Govt), VF, C.v. $800
400.00
472  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, horiz imperf pair, pen cross cancellation, watermark "1", brilliant colors and sharp embossing, large margins, very fresh, VF and scarce multiple
1500.00
473  2
1858, 10k brown and blue, watermark "1", perf 14 1/2, printed on thick paper, tiny top left corner crease, nevertheless post office fresh colors and full embossing, nice centering and perforation, full OG, previously hinged, VF, expertized by Friedl, Buchsbayew certificate, Mi #2x
4000.00
474 (*)   3
1858, 20k blue and orange, watermark "2", perf 14 1/2, printed on thin paper, strong colors and sharp embossing, perfect centering and intact perforation, very fresh, unused, no gum, Mi #3y, 10,000
3000.00
475  6
1864, 3k black and green, perf 12 1/2, excellent centering and intact perforation, very fresh, full OG, LH, VF, Mi #10, 500
300.00
476 **   19-25
1866, 1k-30k, complete set of 6, printed on horiz laid paper, choice set in post office fresh condition, full OG, NH, F/VF, Mi #18x-23x
300.00
477  19-25
1866, 1k-30k, complete set of 6, printed on horiz laid paper, fresh, full OG, LH, F/VF, Mi #18x-23x, 380
200.00
478 **   22
1866, 5k black and lilac, printed on horiz laid paper, complete pane of 25 stamps, margins at four sides, post office fresh, NH, VF, Mi #20xa, 625 as hinged singles
500.00
479  22
1866, trial color proof of 5k in red, printed on horiz laid paper, fresh, full OG, previously hinged, VF, expertized by W. Pohl, Mi #20P, 300
250.00
480 (*)   25a
1868, 30k carmine and green, printed on vert laid paper, fresh colors, intact perf, unused, no gum, VF appearance, Mi #23y, 1,200
250.00
481 **   26-30
1875-79, 2k-20k, cplt set of 5, printed on horiz laid paper, very fresh and choice set, full OG, NH, F/VF, Mi #24x-28x
200.00
482  26-30
1875-79, 2k-20k, cplt set of 5, printed on horiz laid paper, fresh, full OG, previously hinged, Mi #24x-28x, 180
 
100.00
483  26 var
1875, 2k black and red, printed on horiz laid paper, broken toe of "2" at the top right value tablet, fresh, full OG, LH, VF, Mi #24x I
100.00
484 **   27 var
1875, 7k gray and rose, vert pair, top stamp with broken outer oval line under "VII" variety, very fresh, full OG, NH, VF, both stamps with Mikulski's expertizing mark, Mi #25x V, 120 as hinged
100.00
485  27b
1875, 7k gray and rose, printed on vert laid paper, absolutely perfect colors and embossing, nice perforation and centering, very fresh and choice stamp, full OG, LH, VF and very rare, especially in flawless condition, Mi #25y, 2,500
2000.00
486  36b
1883, 14k blue and rose, printed on horiz laid paper without thunderbolts, center is inverted, neatly cancelled, great colors and embossing, intact perforation, VF and rare, ex-Faberge, Mikulski certificate, Mi #34K, 7,500
5000.00
487 **   39-40
1884, 3.50r black and gray, 7r black and yellow, cplt set of two high values, printed on vert laid paper, absolutely perfect stamps in post office fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF and rare, Mi #38y-39y
2500.00
488  39-40
1884, 3.50r black and gray, 7r black and yellow, cplt set of two high values, printed on vert laid paper, fresh colors and intact perforation, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $1,125
750.00
489  39-40
1889, two forgeries Fournier of 3.50r and 7r, printed on vert laid paper, each is bearing forged cancellation, very well embossing and perforation, VF
250.00
490  40
1889, imperforated forgery Fournier of 7r in black and orange, top margin copy, LH on margin only, stamp is NH, VF
150.00
491 **   41-45
1889, 4k-1r, cplt set of 5, printed on horiz laid paper, fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #40x-44x
 
50.00
492  41-45, 46-54
1889-92, 1k-7r, two cplt sets, printed on horiz laid paper, the total is 14 stamps, fresh, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF
150.00
493 **   54
1889, 7r black and orange, printed on horiz laid paper, block of 4, nice centering and intact perforation, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple, Mi #56x
600.00
494  55a
1902, 1k orange, printed on vert laid paper, imperf copy with nice balanced margins, full OG, very light trace of hinge mark, VF and rare, by mistake the stamp is described NH in Hovest certificate, Mi #45y U, the stamp is listed, but has no price in Michel Cat.
1500.00
495  67
1902, postal forgery of 70k brown and orange, perf 11 1/4, printed on horiz laid paper, proper postal cancellation "Lodz. 4.03.05", fresh, VF and rare forgery to the detriment of Postal Authorities, Mi #54F, 1,000
600.00
496  68a
1902-05, 1r light brown, brown and orange, printed on vert laid paper, perf 11 1/2, intact perf and very fresh, full OG, LH, VF, Mi #44y B, C.v. $500
400.00
497 **   71-72
1905, 5r and 10r, complete set of 2 high values, printed on vert laid paper, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #61-62
150.00
498  71-72
1905, 5r and 10r, complete set of 2 high values, printed on vert laid paper, full OG, LH (5r) or previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $125
 
100.00
499 **   73a-87a
1908-10, 1k-1r, first regular issue on wove paper, complete set of 15, including 10k light blue, several stamp with sheet margins, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $505 as hinged
250.00
500  73-87, a
1908-17, 1k-1r, regular issue on wove paper, cplt set of 30, including all listed shades and width of varnish lines, very fresh, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $510++
 
150.00
501 **   74a
1909, 2k green, cplt sheet with full intact margins of 100 stamps, containing four blocks of 25, wmk on margin and on 10 stamps on the left, marginal inscription reads: "Khudozh.Pech.Master.Victor.N8" in addition control mark "1" on the left selvage, post office fresh, NH, VF
250.00
502 **   76a
1909, 4k carmine rose, cplt sheet with full intact margins of 100 stamps, containing four blocks of 25, wmk at the top and bottom margins, marginal inscription reads: "Kred. Tip. 1909" in addition control mark "1" on the left selvage, post office fresh, NH, VF
100.00
503  77a
1912-17, proof in issued color of 5k in lilac, printed on Imperial official stamped paper with green and brown network, block of 4, full OG, NH, VF and very rare
1000.00
504 **   77a var
1912, 5k lilac, bottom right corner margin block of 6 (2x3), watermark "wavy lines" on the right stamps and margin, spectacular pre-printing paper folds are affecting two stamps, especially LR one, which has considerably changed design, stripe of skipped gum mostly on margin, otherwise full OG, NH, VF, Rosselevitch's guarantee marking
300.00
505 **   79 var
1912, 10k dark blue, vertical strip of 3, vert pre-printing paper folds, resulting in bottom stamp has double impression of a part of design, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
506 **   81d var
1909-12, 15k red brown and blue, block of 10 (5x2), all bottom stamps with double impression of frames and centers due to pre-printing paper fold, NH, F/VF and scarce error, ex-Baughman
500.00
507 **   82 var
1909-12, 20k blue and carmine, groundwork is printed on gum side, sheet of 25 with control mark "5" at the bottom right corner, fresh, NH, VF, Mi #73 var
750.00
508 **   83a
1908, 25k green and violet, cplt sheet with full intact margins of 100 stamps, containing four blocks of 25, wmk at the top and bottom margins, marginal inscription reads: "Kred. Tip. 1908", pre-printing paper fold is affecting 3 stamps, still fresh, NH, VF
100.00
509 **   87a
1910, 1r pale brown, dark brown and orange, cplt sheet with full intact margins of 40 stamps, wmk at the top and bottom margins, orange marginal inscription reads: "Kred. Tip. 1910", two vert orange stripes on the left and right margins, small perf separations and two thins on side selvages only, still very fresh, NH, VF and scarce multiple
300.00
510 **   87a
1910-12, 1r pale brown, dark brown and orange, two cplt sheets with full intact margins of 40 stamps, both with wmk on side margins, each has three vert brown stripes on the left and right margins, first one with control marks"2" (light brown) and inverted "8" (dark brown); the other one with "3" (light brown) and "6" (dark brown), small perf separations on selvages only, very fresh, NH, VF
200.00
511 **   87b
1918, 1r pale brown, dark brown and orange, linear perf 12 1/2, block of 4, NH, VF, Mi #77Cxb, 80 as hinged singles
 
50.00
512  
1912, Portrait of Emperor Alexander I, perf and imperf miniature sheets of 4 vignettes, frames in dark brown, centers in green, blue and red, left stamps are inverted and created two se-tenant tete-beche pairs on both sheets, no gum as issued, VF
100.00
513  88-104
1913, Romanov Dynasty, cplt set of 17, fresh, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF, C.v. $92.40
 
60.00
514  88-104
1913, Romanov Dynasty, cplt set of 17, fresh, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF, Mi #82-98
 
60.00
515  101-03
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 1r-3r, three right margin imperf stamps, each with "OBRAZETS" (Specimen) initials at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF and rare
1500.00
516 **   102a
1913, Romanov Dynasty, "Winter Palace", 2r red brown, imperf three-side margin block of 15, bottom part of a sheet, post office fresh, full OG, NH, XF and possibly the largest known multiple of this rare stamp, C.v. $11,625 as hinged singles
10000.00
517  106-07
1913, lot of six postal forgeries (different types) of money stamps, four unused of 15k, and two postally used of 20k, neatly mounted on page, mostly VF and very rare assembly, ex-Liphschitz Collection
1500.00
518  106
1915, German forgery of money stamp 15k brown, three-side margin strip of 5, right half of a cplt sheet, each stamp has the following text on reverse: "Imeet khozhdenie nariadu s grabezhom, obmanom pravitelei",no gum as issued, VF and extremely rare piece
2000.00
519  107
1915, money stamp 20k olive green, block of 4, misperforated horizontally and part of double vertical perforation, fresh, no gum as issued, VF
150.00
520 **   109 var
1917, 10r carmine, yellow and gray, left sheet margin copy with control mark, retouched white tablet under center oval (position 49), NH, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison, Mi #81PF II
100.00
521 **   112-16
1916-17, money stamps, cplt set of 5, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $65.75
 
40.00
522 **   114-16
1916, money stamps, 1k-3k, cplt set in blocks of 4, two of which with sheet margins, fresh, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $243++
150.00
523 **   115
1916-17, money stamps 2k green, cplt sheet with intact margins of 100 stamps, folded along perf, very fresh, no gum as issued, VF, C.v. $3,500 as singles
 
1000.00
524  117a, b
1917, black surcharge 10k on 7k light blue, two copies first one with inverted surch, the other one with doubled surch, fresh, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $110
100.00
525 **   119-35
1917, 1k-10r, imperf cplt set of 17, some with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #63-81B, 120 as hinged
80.00
526  119-35
1917, 1k-10r, imperf cplt set of 17, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $62.20
 
40.00
527  123 var
1917, 5k claret, imperf bottom margin copy with nice double impression, VLH, VF, Mi #67 BDD
75.00
528  131 var
1917, 1r pale brown, brown and orange, vertical varnish lines, imperf block of 4, background is strongly shifted, resulting in top right stamp has control marking instead of background, full OG, VLH, VF and spectacular piece
100.00
529 **   131
1917, 1r pale brown, dark brown and orange, imperf cplt sheet with intact margins of 100 stamps, containing two panes of 50, vert gutter is 60mm wide, folded along gutter, fresh, NH, VF
100.00
530 **   131a
1917, 1r pale brown, brown and orange, vertical varnish lines, center is inverted, imperf complete sheet of 50 stamps and 6 labels, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #77BxK1, 1,250 as hinged singles
500.00
531  87g
1919, perf proof of 1r in dark brown, gray and orange, misperforated, NH, VF, Mi #77DyPa, 350++
150.00
532  87g
1919, perf proof of 1r in dark brown, gray and orange, top margin block of 4, misperforated, NH, VF, Mi C.v. 1,400++
600.00
533  87h
1919, imperf proof of 1r in dark brown, gray and orange, bottom right corner margin copy, full OG, LH, VF, Mi #77DyPUa, 250
120.00
534  87h
1919, imperf proof of 1r in dark brown, light green and orange, nice and fresh copy, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Mi #77DyPUb, 250
120.00
535  87h
1919, imperf proof of 1r in dark brown, green and orange, double impression of dark brown color, full OG, LH, VF
200.00
536 **   105-07
1917, Nicholas II Abdication overprints, money stamps 10k-20k, three blocks of 8, fresh, no gum as issued, VF
100.00
537 Mi 1

Imperial Official Stamps

1909, red overprint "For Mailman" on revenue stamp 15 blue, printed on paper with salmon network, fresh, full OG, LH, VF
100.00