Lots 304 - 353, Catalogue of Auction #27 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
304    

Very rare Tiflis pre-philatelic mailing

1821, stampless entire letter (wrapper and enclosure) sent from Tiflis to Kirchberg (Baden-Wurttemberg), written in German, sealed with wax, excellent condition
750.00
305 **   12 imp
1919, National Republic issue, 10k blue, vertical imperf strip of 3, middle stamp is sideways, showing nice couche, no gum as issued, VF
75.00
306  13a
1919, National Republic issue, 40k red orange, two vertical tete-beche pairs, perf and imperf, full OG, hinged, F/VF
50.00
307 **   14 imp
1919, National Republic issue, 50k emerald, horizontal imperf pair, left stamp has center strongly shifted to the right, fresh, no gum as issued, VF
50.00
308  15 imp
1919, National Republic issue, 60k red, imperforated copy with double impression due to pre-printing paper fold, no gum as issued, VF
50.00
309 **   15 imp
1919, National Republic issue, 60k red, imperforated block of 4, top right stamp has missing large part of the design, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
310 **   16 imp
1919, National Republic issue, 70k claret, horizontal imperf tete-beche pair, fresh, no gum as issued, VF
50.00
311 **/*   17 imp
1919, National Republic issue, 1r orange brown, imperforated block of 4, top right stamp with inverted center, fresh, no gum as issued, VF
100.00
312  12-17
1919, National Republic issue, set of 7 imperforated proofs in various colors, including unissued denominations, printed on yellowish paper without gum, some with sheet margins, no gum as issued, VF
300.00
313  18 imp
1920, Queen Thamara, 2r red brown, imperforated horiz pair, left stamp with inverted inscription and denomination at the top, full OG, hinged, VF
75.00
314 **/U   19 imp
1920, Queen Thamara, 3r dark blue, right sheet margin imperf horiz pair, right stamp with inverted "5" in denomination, left stamp with faint cancellation, right one - mint, no gum as issued, VF
75.00
315  20 imp
1920, Queen Thamara, 5r orange, right sheet margin horiz imperf pair, right stamp showing "sleeping Thamara", neatly cancelled, VF
75.00
316    13/20
1920, registered pre-printed cover from Tiflis to Luzern, franked on reverse with ten stamps of National issue, postmarked on arrival, mostly VF
250.00
317  13 var
1921, inverted black diagonal overprint "De Jure" on 40k orange, imperforated copy, fresh, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Mi #11 var
100.00
318  26/29
1922, four imperforated values: two of 500r carmine of slightly different shades, 1000r and 3000r, each has a part of violet or red violet overprint "Specimen" in Georgian, no gum as issued, VF and scarce assembly
300.00
319  26
1922, soldier 500r, six imperforated proofs, printed on smooth white thin paper, colors: red, blue, violet, green, orange and black, no gum as issued, VF
300.00
320  26
1922, soldier 500r, eight imperforated proofs, printed on white vert laid paper, all existing colors: green, carmine, red, blue, dark blue, violet, orange and brown, no gum as issued, VF
400.00
321  27
1922, sower 1000r, four imperforated proofs, printed on smooth white thin paper, colors: vermilion, carmine, violet and black, no gum as issued, VF
200.00
322  27
1922, sower 1000r, eight imperforated proofs, printed on white vert laid paper, all existing colors: green, carmine, red, blue, dark blue, violet, orange and brown, no gum as issued, VF
400.00
323  28
1922, industry and agriculture, 2000r blue in vertical imperforated pair, a part of red violet overprint "Specimen" in Georgian on reverse, no gum as issued, VF
150.00
324  28
1922, industry and agriculture 2000r, six imperforated proofs, printed on smooth white thin paper, all existing colors: carmine, orange, blue, violet, brown, and dark blue, no gum as issued, VF
300.00
325  28
1922, industry and agriculture 2000r, six imperforated proofs, printed on yellowish thickened paper, all existing colors: carmine, orange, blue, violet, brown, and dark blue, no gum as issued, VF
300.00
326  29
1922, industry and agriculture 3000r, six imperforated proofs, printed on smooth white thin paper, all existing colors: carmine, orange, blue, violet, brown, and dark blue, no gum as issued, VF
300.00
327  29
1922, industry and agriculture 3000r, six imperforated proofs, printed on yellowish thickened paper, all existing colors: carmine, orange, blue, violet, brown, and dark blue, no gum as issued, VF
300.00
328  29
1922, industry and agriculture 3000r brown, two imperforated stamps printed on white wove paper, first one has the design of 2000r dark blue (#28) printed upside down on the back, the other one with red violet overprint "Specimen" on reverse, no gum as issued, VF
150.00
329  30
1922, industry and agriculture 5000r, seven imperforated proofs, printed on white horiz laid paper, colors: carmine, vermilion, orange, blue, violet, brown, and dark blue, no gum as issued, VF
350.00
330  30
1922, industry and agriculture 5000r, three imperforated proofs, printed on smooth white thin paper, colors: carmine, vermilion and black, no gum as issued, VF
150.00
331    30, B1
1922, cover from Tiflis to Frankfurt via Moscow, franked on reverse with three stamps, including horiz pair of 5000r green, Moscow transit marking, VF
150.00
332    30, B2
1922, registered cover from Tiflis to Moscow, franked on the back with seven stamps, including block of six of 5000r green, arrival ds, roughly opened at the top, still VF
200.00
333    30, B2
1922, registered cover from Tiflis to Dresden, franked on the back with five stamps, including horiz strip of four of 5000r green, postmarked on arrival, VF
200.00
334  36b
1923, violet handstamped surcharge 20,000r on 1000r brown, fresh, full OG, VLH, VF, C.v. $200
150.00
335 **   39a var
1923, black handstamped surcharge 40,000r on 5000r green, block of 4, top left stamp with double surcharge, bottom ones with completely missing surcharge, slightly creased gum as often, fresh, full OG, NH, VF and spectacular piece, State Collection handstamp on reverse
250.00
336    36, 38, 39a, B2
1923, registered cover from Tiflis to Berlin via Moscow, franked on reverse with four surcharged values, arrival and transit markings, a little soiling with postmark ink, still VF
200.00
337    37, 38, 40
1923, registered cover from Tiflis to Halle via Moscow, franked with nine values (8 - on reverse), two of them have black surcharges, arrival ds, VF
200.00
338    38, 39
1923, registered cover from Batum to Germany, franked on reverse with thirteen stamps, including violet surcharge 40,000r on 5000r green in block of ten, postmarked on arrival, VF
250.00
339  43/47 imp
1923, black printed surcharges 10,000r-80,000r, imperforated complete set of 4, full OG or no gum as issued, VF
100.00
340 **   45 var
1923, black printed surcharge 20,000r on 500r carmine, bottom margin block of 6 (2x3), bottom left stamp with reading up surcharge, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
341  50a
1923, black large size handstamped surcharge 15,000r over Armenian 5r on 15k red brown and blue, postally used vertical pair, nicely cancelled, fresh, F/VF and very rare, especially in pair, this stamp is listed, but has no price indicated in Scott Cat.
500.00
342 **   51a
1923, Soviet issue, blue surcharge 75,000r on 1k orange, top margin imperforated copy, fresh, full OG, NH, VF, expertized
100.00
343 **   53a
1923, Soviet issue, dark blue surcharge 300,000r on 20k blue and carmine, tiny toned spot at the top, otherwise fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #60b
75.00
344 **   B2 imp

Semi - Postal issues

1922, Coat of Arms, 100r brown red, imperforated block of four without surcharges, no gum as issued, VF
200.00
345 **   B2-4 imp
1922, Famine Relief issue, three imperforated blocks of 4, surcharges strongly shifted on each block, fresh, no gum as issued, VF
150.00
346  B1-4 var
1922, Coat of Arms issue without surcharges, imperforated plate proofs in black, complete set of 4, printed on smooth white thin paper, no gum as issued, VF
200.00
347  B1-4, var
1922, Coat of Arms issue without surcharges, 25r-500r, last one of the unissued design, six imperf plate proofs in black or gray black, printed on thin cardboards, no gum as issued, VF and rare
400.00
348  B1-4 var
1922, Coat of Arms issue without surcharges, two complete sets of imperforated proofs in orange, first one is printed on smooth white thin paper, the other one - on white vert laid paper, the total is 8 proofs, mostly margin copies, no gum as issued, VF
 
400.00
349  B1-4 var
1922, Coat of Arms issue without surcharges, two complete sets of imperforated proofs in carmine, first one is printed on smooth white thin paper, the other one - on white vert laid paper, the total is 8 proofs, mostly margin copies, no gum as issued, VF
 
400.00
350  B1-4 var
1922, Coat of Arms issue without surcharges, five complete sets of imperforated proofs, printed on vert laid paper, colors: vermilion, green, brown, blue, and violet, the total is 20 proofs, mostly margin copies, no gum as issued, VF and rare assembly
 
1000.00
351 **/*   12-55, B1-4

Nice Collection

1919-23, 72 mint stamps are forming complete country collection includes all Scott basic numbers, perf and imperf, and in addition National Guard and De Jure issues, very fresh, full OG, NH/hinged, or no gum as issued, F/VF or better, Scott C.v. $460 for listed stamps
 
250.00
352 **/*   

Georgian Duty stamps

1918-23, lot of 19 primarily mint stamps showing judicial and revenue issues of National and Soviet Republics, including seven imperforated values, several are printed on back side of older issues, minor flaws are possible, mostly fresh, F/VF or better, great lot for a connoisseur
400.00
353 **/*   

Georgian Levant

1921, boxed surcharges in various colors on National Issue, set of 17 different stamps, including one inverted and one sideways surcharge, fresh, full OG, NH or LH, F/VF, ex-Serebriakian
100.00