Lots 957 - 1004, Catalogue of Auction #26 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
957  10
1858, Imperial Post 30k carmine and green, perf 12 1/2, cancelled with cplt "Franco" marking, this cancellation is similar to Tchilinghirian fig 26 (rank "RRR"), but with concaved angles, fresh, VF, Mi #7, 600++
200.00
958    8
1864, Imperial Post 10k brown and blue, perf 12 /12, in horiz pair, used on entire wrapper from Odessa to Constantinople, tied with Odessa Port rhomboid cancellation, no backstamp, usual fold away from the stamps, VF
150.00
959  1b
1863, 6k blue, printed on medium paper (0.08mm), fresh color, full OG, LH, VF and scarce in this condition, Mi #1b, 500
250.00
960  2
1865, 10pa brown and blue, oversized margins at three sides and acceptable margin at the bottom, brilliant colors and very fresh, full original gum, previously hinged, F/VF and very rare mint stamp with OG, A. Diena expertizing mark, Buchsbayew certificate
2000.00
961  2
1865, 10pa brown and blue, large balanced margins all around, a part of blue dotted cancellation, very fresh, VF and very scarce in this condition, C.v. $625
500.00
962  2
1865, 10pa brown and blue, horiz pair used on piece, large margins all around, Port Chios blue cancellation, pos 15,16 of a cplt sheet, very fresh, VF and very rare in pair, Mikulski certificate, ex-Faberge
1250.00
963  3
1865, 2pi blue and red, large margins all around, bright fresh colors, full original gum, previously hinged, VF and very rare mint stamp with OG, Buchsbayew certificate, ex-Gilbert and Stibbe Collections
2500.00
964  3
1865, 2pi blue and red, nice balanced margins, Constantinople blue dotted cancellation, fresh, VF and scarce in this pristine condition, Mikulski certificate, ex-Faberge, C.v. $850
500.00
965  3
1865, 2pi blue and red, horizontal pair, neatly cancelled with blue dotted cancellations, perfect margins, very fresh, VF and very rare, especially in pair, ex-Faberge, Mi C.v. 2,000 as for two single stamps
1500.00
966 **/*   4
1866, 10pa rose and pale blue, horiz network, top left corner margin block of 8 (4x2), very fresh, full OG, NH(3) or LH, VF, each stamp with P. Mavrogordato guarantee marking, Mi #3, 400 as hinged singles
300.00
967  2-5
1892, imperf compound proof of Imperial Post Reprints in black, vertical se-tenant strip of 4, fresh with nice margins, no gum as issued, VF
200.00
968 **   4
1892, Imperial Post Official Reprint of 10pa rose and pale blue, horiz network, complete sheet of 10, fresh, no gum as issued, VF, Mi #3ND, 500++
250.00
969 */(*)   6-7
1867, 10pa and 2pi, cplt set of 2, printed on paper with vert network, nice and fresh, first one with large part of OG, the other one - unused, no gum, VF, each stamp with several handstamped signatures on reverse, Mi #5-6, 300
100.00
970  7
1867, imperf plate proof of 2pi in black with brown vert network, nice margins all around and very fresh, no gum as issued, VF and extremely rare, only a few such proofs known, expertized by W. Pohl and Prof. Winterstein
1000.00
971    15
1867, Imperial Post 10k brown and blue in vert strip of three, used on incoming entire wrapper from Taganrog to Constantinople, vert fold is affecting one stamp, otherwise VF
150.00
972  11
1868, 10k carmine and green, perf 11 1/2, a part of red ovpt "OBRAZETS" at the bottom, minor thin, no gum, VF appearance
100.00
973    12a, 14a
1872, 1k brown, and 5k blue, printed on vert laid paper, used on reverse of entire, tied with blue Port Trebizond cancellation (Tchilinghirian fig 96), mostly VF
400.00
974    13
1872, 3k green, printed on horiz laid paper, vert pair, bottom stamp is defected, used on reverse of entire, tied with blue Port Trebizond cancellation (Tchilinghirian fig 96), mostly VF
300.00
975    14a
1872, 5k blue, printed on vert laid paper, used on reverse of entire, tied with blue Port Trebizond cancellation, mostly VF
350.00
976    19c, 20, 25
1874, combination franking cover bearing three Imperial stamps, including 1k black and yellow on vert laid paper, and Russian Levant 3k dark green (#13), met 37k postal rate, cancelled with Odessa ds, endorsed "via Odessa"and addressed to Paris, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF and rare combination franking
1000.00
977  16, 18
1876-79, two stamps with black surcharges on 10k carmine and green, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Mi #10a, 11 Ia, 270
100.00
978  23-26
1884, 1k-7k, printed on horiz laid paper, cplt set of 4, each is in vertical block of 10 with gutter in the middle, red downwards overprint "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), except block of 2k, which has upwards ovpt, nice and fresh with full OG, NH, a few stamps are VLH, VF and the only known set in gutter blocks, ex-Liphschitz
7500.00
979  23
1884, 1k orange, printed on horiz laid paper, three-side margin block of 10, horiz red overprint "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), fresh, full OG, NH or LH (2), VF and scarce multiple, ex-Liphschitz
1000.00
980  24
1884, 2k green, printed on horiz laid paper, three-side margin block of 10, horiz red overprint "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), fresh, full OG, NH or LH (1), VF and scarce multiple, ex-Liphschitz
1000.00
981  25
1884, 5k pale violet, printed on horiz laid paper, three-side margin block of 10, horiz red overprint "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), fresh, full OG, NH or LH (3), VF and scarce multiple, ex-Liphschitz
1000.00
982   Mi P2 var
1896, stationery reply card (reply portion is attached) 4k+4k green, shifted light green background on message portion, sent from Constantinople to Hanover via Odessa, all appropriate markings, VF
150.00
983    
1901-06, three items: two used receipts of certified mailings from Jaffa and Jerusalem, and unused receipt of money order, last one is printed on green paper and contains two similar parts, one - for customer, the other one for using as parcel card, all are clean, VF
150.00
984    29
1902, postcard from Russian PO at Jerusalem to Austria, franked with a pair of 10pa on 2k green, arrival ds is alongside, VF
150.00
985    33
1904, pre-printed cover from Russian PO at Trebizond (now Trabzon) to Constantinople, franked with surch 1pi on 10k blue on the back, tied with Trebizond ds with crosses instead of stars (Tchilinghirian fig 100), Russian PO at Constantinople marking on arrival, VF, signed Mikulski
150.00
986  40-48
1909, 50th Anniversary of the Russian PO in Levant (R.O.P.iT.), cplt set of 9, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF
 
60.00
987  61-70
1909, overprint "Constantinople", cplt set of 10, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, Mi #39II-47II, 85
 
70.00
988 **/*   152b
1909-10, ovpt "Trebizond", 10pa on 2k green, top right corner margin block of 4, top stamps without ovpt, NH or VLH (1), VF
75.00
989 **/*   173a var
1909, inverted ovpt "Dardanelles" on 20pa on 4k carmine, two vert pairs, first one with gutter, the other one has top stamp without ovpt, NH or LH (1 stamp), VF
150.00
990    203
1911, PPC franked on picture side with blue surch 20pa on 4k carmine, cancelled with Russian PO at Samsun ds, addressed to Brussels, postmarked on arrival, VF
100.00
991  213-27
1913, Romanov Dynasty surcharged issue, cplt set of 15, neatly cancelled, F/VF and scarce, Mi #61-75, 1,100
250.00
992  231
1913, black surcharge 100pi on 10r carmine, yellow and gray, neatly cancelled on piece with Constantinople ds, VF, Mi #78, 500
100.00
993    
1918, registered cover from Karyae-Athos (Russian Monastery in Mount Athos) to Russia via London, franked with five Greek adhesives, undelivered and returned to sender, due to Bolshevik Revolution in Russia, postmarked "Mail service suspended", censored, VF and scarce cover
250.00
994    8, 10

Russian Post Offices in Syria

1869, entire wrapper from Alexandretta to Beirut, franked with 1k brown and 5k blue, both with perf 11 1/2, tied with dotted blue canc, Russian PO at Alexandretta date stamp is on reverse, Beirut arrival ds, mostly VF and very rare
1200.00
995    14, 20a
1880, cover from Alexandretta to Aleppo, franked with Russian Levant 1k black and yellow, and 5k blue, tied with Russian PO at Alexandretta blue ds (Tchilinghirian fig 200), upon arrival to Aleppo uprated with two Turkey stamps #43-44 on reverse, all appropriate markings, VF and rare mixed franking cover
1000.00
996    

Russian Post Offices in Chios

1890, pre-printed cover from Taganrog to Port Chios via Odessa and Constantinople, franked with Imperial 10k blue, tied with TPO No.20 ds, all transit markings are on reverse, Russian PO at Chios arrival ds (Tchilinghirian fig 164) is alongside, VF
150.00
997 **/*   238a/332a

Wrangel issues

1921, small study of fourteen different varieties, including 12 inverted surcharges, and 2 with errors in surcharges, minor flaws, still fresh, full OG, NH or hinged, VF, five stamps with Romeko's guarantee markings
150.00
998    281A

White Army Refugees' Correspondence

1921, registered cover from refugees' camp at Constantinople to refugees' camp at Gallipoli, franked on reverse with blue surch 20,000r on 10r, all appropriate markings, roughly opened, still VF
150.00
999    291
1921, cover from refugees' camp at Gallipoli to refugees' camp at Constantinople, franked on reverse with blue surch 10,000r on 1r, all appropriate markings, VF
100.00
1000    318
1921, cover from refugees' camp Lannes at Zeitan-Burnu to refugees' camp Khalki II, franked with red surch 20,000r on 7r, all appropriate markings, VF
100.00
1001    322
1921, cover from refugees' camp Selimie at Hidar-Pasha to refugees' camp at Constantinople, franked by two stamps with different trident ovpt (Odessa, and Yekaterinoslav), all appropriate markings, VF
100.00
1002    343-44
1921, cover from refugees' camp at Lemnos to refugees' camp at Bizerta, franked with two surcharged values, all appropriate markings, VF and quite rare
300.00
1003    353
1921, cover from refugees' camp at Antigona to refugees' camp at Belgrade via Constantinople, franked imperf blue surch 10,000r on 4k carmine, all appropriate markings, VF
120.00
1004    365
1921, cover from refugees' camp at Tuzla to refugees' camp at Constantinople, franked with horiz pair of red surch 10,000r over 10pa on 2k green, all appropriate markings, VF
100.00