Lots 1301 - 1308, Catalogue of Auction #27 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
1301    1, 8, 10
1923, money order for 45,600,000rub, sent from Prishib to Lenkoran, franked altogether by six stamps with "Star" overprints (two on reverse), one of which over Armenian character, postmarked on arrival, usual pinholes away from the stamps, VF and scarce franking
400.00
1302    5
1923, money order for 45,000,000rub, sent from Nikolayevka to Baku, franked by nine stamps with "Star" overprint on 50k violet brown and green, Baku arrival marking, usual pinholes, stamps were not affected, VF
250.00
1303    5
1923, money order for 50,000,000rub, sent from Agdash to Baku, franked on reverse by ten stamps with "Star" overprint on 50k violet brown and green, Baku arrival marking, usual pinholes away from the stamps, VF
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250.00
1304    8
1923, money order for 20,000,000rub, sent from Alty-Agatsch to Baku, franked by three imperf stamps with "Star" overprint on 1r brown, light brown and orange, manuscript cancellation "6.July.1923", possibly due to lack of cancellation device at this small post office, Baku arrival marking, usual pinholes did not affect the stamps, VF
300.00
1305    8, 10
1923, money order for 5,000,000rub from Prishib to Baku, franked by two stamps with "Star" overprints, one of which over Armenian character, arrival ds, two archival pinholes away from the stamps, VF, Mikulski expertizing mark
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400.00
1306    16, 21
1923, money order for 101,000,000rub, sent from Shemakha to Baku, franked with three stamps (one - on reverse), Baku arrival marking, usual pinholes, stamps were not affected, VF
250.00
1307    17, 18
1923, registered cover from Tiflis to Moscow, franked on reverse with five values, arrival ds, light vert fold away from the stamps, F/VF
200.00
1308 */U   

Transcaucasian Federated Republics Duty stamps

1923-24, Star and Coat of Arms, ten revenue stamps, including seven mint and three used, five with upwards surcharges, minor flaws are possible, mostly fresh, F/VF or better
150.00