Lots 1071 - 1145, Catalogue of Auction #27 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
1071  1b
1863, Coat of Arms, 6k blue, printed on medium paper, balanced margins, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $325
200.00
1072  1c
1863, Coat of Arms, 6k blue, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, tiny thin, large part of OG, VF appearance, C.v. $200
100.00
1073 (*)   2
1865, 10pa brown and blue, enlarged margins and very fresh, unused, no gum, VF and rare, expertized by Mikulski, Mavrogordato guarantee marking, Mi #1, 1,000
800.00
1074  2
1865, 10pa brown and blue, large margins at three sides and even 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
1075  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
1076 (*)   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, 1,500
1000.00
1077  3
1865, 2pi blue and red, great copy with enlarged margins, fresh colors, neat black dotted rhomboid cancel, VF and scarce in this outstanding condition, Mi #2, 1,000
500.00
1078    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
1079 **   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 scarce multiple
500.00
1080  2-7
1892, Imperial Post Official Reprints of early three issues of Russian Levant stamps, imperf complete set of 6, very fresh, no gum as issued, VF, Mi #1-6ND, 300
150.00
1081 **   2-7
1892, Imperial Post Official Reprints of early three issues of Russian Levant stamps, imperf complete sheets of 10, light vert folds between stamps and minor separations, still very fresh, no gum as issued, VF and scarce set in sheets, Mavrogordato guarantee markings, Mi #1-6ND, 3,000
1500.00
1082  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
1083  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
1084  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
1085  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
1086  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
1087  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
1088    20, 22
1873, incoming entire wrapper from Odessa to Constantinople, franked with three Imperial stamps printed on horiz laid paper, cancelled "Odessa. 11.Dec.1873", no backstamp, VF
100.00
1089    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
1090  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
1091  16a
1876, black handstamp 8k on 10k carmine and green, printed on vert laid paper, postally used, fresh with intact perf, VF, expertized by Roig and Rossica, Mi #10y
400.00
1092  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
75.00
1093  19C, 19D
1879, two stamps with black or blue (thin numeral) handstamp 7k on 10k carmine and green, nice and fresh, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF and rare, both expertized by Jemchouchin or A. Diena, C.v. $1,450
1000.00
1094  23-26
1884, 1k-7k, printed on horiz laid paper, complete set of 4, blue overprint "Specimen" at the top right corner of each value, stamp of 1k with slightly rounded top right corner, otherwise very fresh, full OG, LH, VF and scarce, ex-Faberge
200.00
1095  23-25
1884, 1k-5k, printed on horiz laid paper, three 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
1096    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
1097  27
1900, blue surcharge 4pa on 1k orange, printed on horiz laid paper, imperf three-side margin horiz block of 10, complete "OBRAZETS" (Specimen) initials, post office fresh, NH, VF and very rare, especially because this stamp has never been issued imperf, ex-Liphschutz
1000.00
1098 **/*   31a
1903, inverted red surcharge 10pa on 2k green, printed on vert laid paper, block of 4, fresh, full OG, two top stamps are LH, two bottom ones - NH, VF and scarce multiple, C.v. $280 as hinged singles
200.00
1099  32
1904, blue surcharge 20pa on 4k rose red, printed on vert laid paper, imperf three-side margin horiz block of 10, complete "OBRAZETS" (Specimen) initials, post office fresh, NH, VF and very rare, ex-Liphschutz
1000.00
1100  32a
1904, inverted blue surcharge 20pa on 4k red, printed on vert laid paper, full OG, hinged, VF, Kosack guarantee marking, VF
 
40.00
1101  35
1903, red surcharge 5pi on 50k brown violet and green, printed on vert laid paper, imperf side margin horiz block of 10, complete "OBRAZETS" (Specimen) initials, post office fresh, NH, VF and very rare, ex-Liphschutz
1000.00
1102  36
1903, blue surcharge 7pi on 70k brown and orange, printed on vert laid paper, imperf side margin horiz block of 10, complete "OBRAZETS" (Specimen) initials, post office fresh, NH, VF and very rare, especially because this stamp has never been issued imperf, ex-Liphschutz
1000.00
1103  38-39
1904, two high values, red surcharges 35pi on 3.50r, and 70pi on 7r, printed on vert laid paper, both with light impression of blue overprint "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), large part of OG, VF
200.00
1104    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
1105    31
1907, PPC sent from Russian PO at Cavalla (Sea Port near Salonika), via Salonika to USA, franked on picture side with red surcharge 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
1106   Mi P3
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 and scarce
250.00
1107 **/*   40-48
1909, 50th Anniversary of the Russian PO in Levant (R.O.P.i T.), complete set of 9, fresh, full OG, NH or hinged, VF, Mi #30-38, 85
 
60.00
1108  61-70
1909, overprint Constantinople, complete set of 10, fresh, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF, Mi #39-47 II, 85
 
70.00
1109  62a/70a
1909, error of overprint "Consnantinople", set of six horiz pairs with normal stamps, fresh, full OG, LH or hinged, VF
100.00
1110  61b/66b
1909, error of overprint "Constantinopie", set of five horiz pairs with normal stamps, fresh, full OG, LH or hinged, VF
80.00
1111 SG 73a, 74a
1909, error of overprint "Constautinople", 35pi and 70pi, two high values, fresh, full OG, hinged, VF, SG C.v. 190
150.00
1112  71-80
1909, overprint "Jaffa", complete set of 10, very fresh, full OG, LH or hinged, VF, Mi #39-47 IV, C.v. $235.90
150.00
1113 **/*   81-90
1909, overprint "Ierusalem", complete set of 10, very fresh, full OG, NH(2) or LH, VF, Mi #39-47 V, C.v. $254.50
150.00
1114  91-100
1909, overprint "Kerassunde", complete set of 10, fresh, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF, Mi #39-47 VI
 
70.00
1115  101-10
1909, overprint "Mont Athos", complete set of 10, fresh, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF, Mi #39-47 VIII
 
70.00
1116  101a-10a
1909, error of overprint "Mont Atho", complete set of 7 horiz pairs with normal stamps, fresh, full OG, LH or hinged, VF
150.00
1117  101/06 var
1909, error of overprint "M nt Athos", set of four horiz pairs with normal stamps, fresh, full OG, LH or hinged, VF
60.00
1118  111-17
1910, overprint "St. Athon", complete set of 7, fresh, full OG, LH or hinged, VF, Mi #39-45 IX
 
30.00
1119 **/*   111-12, 114 var
1910, overprint "St. Athon", three blocks of 4, bottom stamps without overprint, fresh, full OG, two top stamps are hinged, two bottom ones are NH, VF
150.00
1120  131-40
1909, overprint "Salonique", complete set of 10, fresh, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF, Mi #39-47 IX
 
70.00
1121 **/*   131b, 132 var
1909, overprint "Salonique", two vertical pairs, top stamps without overprints, fresh, full OG, top stamps are hinged, bottom ones - NH, VF
 
50.00
1122 **/*   133 var, 134 var
1909, overprint "Salonique", two gutter blocks of 4, top right stamp of each block without overprint, fresh, full OG, NH or hinged, VF
100.00
1123  141-50
1909, overprint "Smyrne", complete set of 10, fresh, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF, Mi #39-47 XII
 
70.00
1124  151-60
1909, overprint "Trebizonde", complete set of 10, fresh, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF, Mi #39-47 XIII
 
70.00
1125  151 var, 152b
1909, overprint "Trebizonde", two vert pairs, top stamps without overprint, fresh, full OG, hinged, VF
 
50.00
1126  161-69
1909, overprint "Beyrouth", complete set of 9, fresh, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF, Mi #39-47 I
 
70.00
1127  171-79
1909, overprint "Dardanelles", complete set of 9, fresh, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF, Mi #39-47 III
 
70.00
1128  171 var, 172a, 174 var
1909, overprint "Dardanelles", 5pa in block of 4 and two vert pairs, bottom stamps without overprints, fresh, full OG, LH or hinged, VF
100.00
1129 **   173a
1909, inverted overprint "Dardanelles" on 20pa on 4k, bottom right corner margin block of 6 (3x2), post office fresh, NH, VF
100.00
1130  181-89
1909, overprint "Metelin", complete set of 9, fresh, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF, Mi #39-47 VII
 
70.00
1131  191-99
1909, overprint "Rizeh", complete set of 9, fresh, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF, Mi #39-47 X
 
70.00
1132 **/*   

City Overprints Errors Clean Collection

1909, 40 items in singles or pairs, including thirty inverted, one double, two strongly shifted overprints, in addition six pairs with error of overprint "Smyrn" with normal stamps, as well as overprint "Ierusalem" over 70k without surcharge (SG #89b and more, fresh, full OG, NH or LH/hinged, F/VF or better, great lot for a specialist
800.00
1133  210 var
1912, surcharge 2pi on 20k blue and carmine, blue groundwork is printed on gum side, LH, VF and scarce
75.00
1134  213-27
1913, Romanov Dynasty, surcharged issue, complete set of 15, fresh, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF, Mi #61-75, 190
100.00
1135 **   227
1913, Romanov Dynasty, surcharge 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 as hinged singles
2500.00
1136  228-31
1913, surcharges on 3k, 5r and 10r, complete set of 3, high values used on pieces, Russian PO at Constantinople ds, VF, Mi #76-78, 650
150.00
1137  231a
1913, double black surcharge 100pi on 10r carmine, yellow and gray, nice centering and intact perforation, full OG, hinged, VF, C.v. $500
250.00
1138   Mi K1-3, P1-10

Russian Levant Postal Stationery Collection

1895-1913, complete collection of 12 items, including three letter cards, and nine postcards, four of which with reply portion attached, minor traces of previous mounts, otherwise very fresh, unused, VF
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200.00
1139    232

Wrangel issues - White Army Refugees' correspondences

1921, cover from refugees' camp at Tuzla to refugees' camp at Constantinople, franked with red surcharge 10,000r on 3.50r, all appropriate markings, VF
120.00
1140    278
1921, money letter from Russian Embassy at Constantinople to refugees' camp at Belgrade, franked with horiz strip of 3 of black surcharge 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
1141    282
1921, cover from refugees' camp at Buyuk-Dere to refugees' camp at Bizerta, franked blue surcharge 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
1142    284
1921, cover from refugees' camp at Cattaro to refugees' camp at Khalki, franked with blue surcharge 10,000r on Postal Saving stamp of 10k brown, all appropriate markings, VF and scarce cover
300.00
1143    305-06
1921, registered cover from refugees' camp at Constantinople, sent locally, franked with two Wrangel surcharged values, registration mark "Russkaia Pochta v Konstantinopole", all appropriate markings, VF
200.00
1144    312
1921, cover from refugees' camp at Lemnos to refugees' camp at Galipoli, franked with red surcharge 10,000r on Denikin 7r green and rose, all appropriate markings, VF
120.00
1145    332
1921, money letter from Russian Embassy at Constantinople to refugees' camp at Antigona, franked with block of 4 of blue surcharge 20,000r on 50k, officially sealed with wax, all appropriate markings, VF and rare
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750.00