Lots 568 - 637, Catalogue of Auction #27 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
568  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, tied by "266" inside dot cancellation (Chechersk), imperf copy with nice balanced margins and sharp colors, VF and very scarce small town cancellation, Mikulski's opinion
500.00
569  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, "9" inside oval dot cancellation (Tauroggen), imperf copy with balanced margins at three sides, reduced at the bottom left corner, fresh colors and embossing, F/VF
250.00
570    1
1859, 10k brown and blue, imperforated copy with nice margins at three sides and reduced, but not touched, margin on the left, used on entire from Mariupol to Odessa, tied with "115" inside dotted rectangular cancellation, a part of entire is missing, minor wears did not affecting the stamp, mostly F/VF, Mandrovski certificate
1500.00
571    2
1858, 10k brown and blue, perf 14 1/2, perfect centering and intact perforation, used on folded letter from Revel to Svarta (Finland), tied with "37" inside circular dot cancellation, other Revel pre-philatelic marking on reverse, VF
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300.00
572    2
1858, 10k brown and blue, intact perforation and very fresh, used on entire wrapper from Riga to Pernau (Parnu), tied with "38" inside circular dotted cancellation, boxed "Received. 9.July.1858" on reverse, VF
300.00
573  5
1864, 1k black and yellow, perf 12 1/2, horizontal pair, nice centering, fresh, full OG, hinged, VF, Mi #9, 700++
250.00
574    9
1863, 20k blue and orange, perf 12 1/2, used on entire wrapper from Taganrog to St. Petersburg, arrival ds on the back, usual fold away from the stamp, VF and scarce single franking
400.00
575    9, 13-14
1870, three stamps, including 20k blue and orange with perf 12 1/2, met altogether 28k postal rate, used on cover to Selles-sur-Cher (France), tied with TPO No. 23-24 ds, red "Aus Russland", St. Petersburg transit and arrival marking on reverse, VF and scarce
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500.00
576 **   11
1963, City Post, 5k black and blue, block of 4, nice centering, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $100 as hinged singles
 
100.00
577    13-15
1867, three stamps, 3k, 5k and 10k with perf 14 1/2, printed on paper without watermark, used on entire wrapper from St. Petersburg to Amsterdam, tied with St. Petersburg ds, red "Aus Russland" and all appropriate markings, VF
200.00
578    13, 14, 17
1867, three stamps with perf 14 1/4, printed on paper without watermark, used on entire from St. Petersburg to Paris, red "Aus Russland. Franco", and Paris arrival markings are alongside, VF
200.00
579 **   19-25
1866, 1k-30k, complete set of 6, printed on horiz laid paper, 10k and 30k are top margin copies, nice centering, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #18x-23x
300.00
580  19-25
1866, 1k-30k, complete set of 6, printed on horiz laid paper, fresh, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF, Mi #18x-23x, 380
200.00
581    18, 20d, 24
1870, four stamps, including 30k carmine and green on paper without watermark, and two 3k green and black with "V" error of background, used on entire wrapper from Moscow to Lyon, tied with Moscow Nikolayev Train Station ds, boxed "P.D.", blue transit and all appropriate markings, slightly toned paper on the face, otherwise VF
350.00
582    19a
1878, two stamps of 1k black and orange, used on entire wrapper from St. Petersburg to train station Svarta (Russian Finland), postmarked on arrival, VF
100.00
583    20d, 22a, 24
1870, three stamps, including 3k green and black with "V" error of background, and 5k black and gray, error of color, met altogether 28k postal rate, used on entire wrapper from Odessa to Marseilles, red "P.D.", blue transit and all appropriate markings, VF
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250.00
584    20, 22
1871, six stamps, including strip of three and two singles of 5k black and lilac, used on entire wrapper from Odessa to Marseilles, all appropriate markings, horiz fold did not affecting the stamps, VF
150.00
585  22c
1872, cover from Tsarskoye Selo (St. Petersburg Govt.) to St. Petersburg, bearing fraudulent franking by previously used stamp of 5k black and lilac, printed on vert laid paper, top left value tablet retouched by hand, cancelled by Tsarskoye Selo ds, postmarked on arrival, sealed with wax, VF and scarce mailing
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250.00
586    24a
1875, 20k blue and orange, printed on vert laid paper, used on entire wrapper from Odessa to Genoa, arrival ds and all appropriate markings, VF
250.00
587    22, 26
1882, two stamps on horiz laid paper, met 7k postal rate, used on cover from St. Petersburg to Riga, canc with "1" inside figure cancellation, postmarked on arrival, VF
100.00
588  31-40
1883-84, 1k-7r, cplt set of 10, affixed over small cardboards and handstamped with black boxed "Specimen", fresh, VF and extremely rare, especially in a complete set. These Specimen overprinted stamps were produced in very limited quantity and were sent to the UPU for information purposes, only a few complete sets are possible
2500.00
589  41-45, 46-54
1889-92, 1k-7r, two complete sets, printed on horiz laid paper, the total is 14 stamps, fresh, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF
150.00
590    42
1897, 10k blue, printed on horiz laid paper, used on cover from St. Petersburg to Milan, tied by "3" inside figure cancellation, upon arrival uprated with Italian Postage Due 50c, all appropriate markings, roughly opened, still VF
100.00
591  55-70
1902-05, 1k-7r, complete set of 17, printed on vert laid paper, fresh, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF
150.00
592 **   56 var
1902-05, 2k green, top left corner margin block of 9, background is printed on gum side and misplaced to upper right, minor perf separations, hinged on margins, stamps are NH, VF and scarce multiple, ex-Baughman
1000.00
593 **   82 var
1909, 20k blue and carmine, complete pane of 25, plate #4 at the bottom right corner, blue groundwork is printed on gum side, NH, VF
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750.00
594  88-104
1913, Romanov Dynasty, complete set of 17, fresh, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF, C.v. $92.40
 
60.00
595  88-104
1913, Romanov Dynasty, complete set of 17, fresh, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF, C.v. $92.40
 
60.00
596  100
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 70k green and brown, imperforated copy, a part of initials "OBRAZETS" at the bottom left corner, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
597 **   106a
1915, Romanov Dynasty, money stamp 15k brown, imperforated copy, fresh, no gum as issued, VF
100.00
598 **/*   107 var
1915, Romanov Dynasty, money stamp 20k olive green, vertical pair, misperforated and showing a part of double side perforation, fresh, no gum as issued, F/VF
75.00
599  107
1915, postal forgery of money-stamp 20k olive, perf 11 1/2 instead of perf 13 1/2, printed on brownish cardboard, no gum as issued, VF and rare, a common stamp is added for comparison
300.00
600 **   114-16
1916, Romanov Dynasty, money stamps, 1k-3k, complete set of 3, fresh, no gum as issued, VF, C.v. $60.75
 
40.00
601  119-35
1917, 1k-10r, imperf complete set of 17, fresh, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF, Mi #63B-81B, 120
 
40.00
602    120
1917, 2k green, postmaster rouletted perforation on imperf stamp, used on newspaper wrapper from Moscow to Geneva, re-directed to Finland, censored, usual vert fold, otherwise VF and extremely rare franking
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500.00
603  119
1917, 1k orange, imperf side sheet margin block of 10 (5x2), black typo overprint "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), full OG, NH, VF and scarce item from the Postal Archives
500.00
604  120
1917, 2k gray green, imperf side sheet margin block of 10 (5x2), black typo overprint "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), slight diagonal crease is affecting two stamps, full OG, NH, VF and scarce item from the Postal Archives
500.00
605  121
1917, 3k red, imperf side sheet margin block of 10 (5x2), black typo overprint "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), full OG, NH, VF and scarce item from the Postal Archives
500.00
606  122
1917, 5k claret, imperf side sheet margin block of 10 (5x2), black typo overprint "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), fresh, full OG, NH, VF and scarce item from the Postal Archives
500.00
607 **   138b var
1919, 7r dark green and pink, horiz varnish lines, complete sheet of 50 (10x5), right vertical row of five stamps with completely omitted varnish lines, NH, VF, Mi #80DyF3, 1,000++
200.00
608 **   139 var
1917, money stamp with black surcharge "1" on 1k brown orange, bottom margin block of 4, the text on reverse is placed upside down (inverted), fresh, no gum as issued, VF and rare, especially in multiple, Mi #119AK, 1,000++
1000.00
609  87h
1919, imperforated proof of 1r in dark brown, gray, and orange, bottom margin copy, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #77DyPUa, 250++
120.00
610    8, 15, 23

Imperial Postal History - 10kop Franking Remarkable Collection

1860-75, 31 postal history items, primarily entire wrappers, neatly identified on VARIO pages, showing mostly solo 10k franking, including ten items franked by stamp with perf 12 1/2, one - with perf 14 1/2, on paper without watermark, and twenty - on horiz laid paper; 25 items of internal usage, 6 were used externally; 2 are bearing TPO cancellations, minor conveyance flaws are possible, generally fresh, F/VF or better, great lot for a connoisseur.
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500.00
611    

Imperial Advertising covers and postcards

1899, complete stationery advertising envelope 7k blue, series No.14, sent from Moscow to New York, uprated with 3k carmine, contains over 30 various advertising messages inside and on reverse, arrival ds, minor conveyance flaws, mostly VF and scarce
400.00
612    
1898, complete stationery advertising envelope 7k blue, printed in St. Petersburg, series No.21, containing over 30 various advertisements inside and on reverse, fresh, unused, VF
400.00
613    
1899, stationery advertising envelope 7k blue, series No.31, sent from Moscow to London, uprated with two regular values, contains about 20 various advertising messages inside and on reverse, incomplete, otherwise VF
250.00
614    
1900, complete stationery advertising envelope 7k blue, series No.111, sent from Odessa to Livorno, uprated with strip of three of 1k orange, contains over 30 various advertising messages inside and on reverse, postmarked on arrival, VF and scarce
500.00
615    
1899, complete stationery advertising envelope 5k brown, printed in St. Petersburg, series No.2, containing over 30 various advertisements inside and on reverse, fresh, unused, VF
400.00
616    
1908, stationery postcard 3k+1k red, pre-printed with four advertising messages, three of which related to Warsaw (then Russian Poland), fresh, unused, VF
150.00
617    
1908, pre-printed direct mailing piece, sent from Bialystok (Russian Poland) to Leipzig, franked with a pair of 1k orange, containing various advertisements inside and on reverse, VF
100.00
618    

Russian maritime mailings missent to the US Sea Post Offices

1891, Russian Empire stationery envelope 10k blue (Mi #U34B) sent from Turinsk (Ural Region) on December 5, 1891 to Hamburg, erroneously delivered to NYC due to incorrect address, violet line marking "Missent to Sea Post No.6", and circular "Missent to New York. U.S.A./Jan. 5.92" are alongside, Hamburg "15/1.92" arrival ds, F/VF
100.00
619    
1908, Russian PPC franked with 4k carmine, written in Hebrew, sent from Vilkya (Kovno Govt, now Kaunas) to Germany, black line marking "Missent" and "Transatlantic Post Office. 2" ds are alongside, VF
100.00
620    

Russian Red Cross Charity postcards and envelopes

1901-11, five charitable St. Eugene "Red Cross" postcards, various subjects, all are postally used, minor conveyance flaws, mostly VF
150.00
621    
1900's, Caucasus Regional Administration of the Russian Red Cross Society, unused envelope, approximate size 110x74mm, boxed "Substitute a Visit", fresh, VF and very rare
500.00
622    

Russian Military mailings during XIX century

1863, stationery embossed envelope 10k black (Mi #U4A), sent from Porech'e (Smolensk Govt.) to St. Petersburg, addressed to Topographic Military Unit of General Staff,"439" inside rectangle dot cancellation, arrival ds, sealed with wax, F/VF
150.00
623    

Russo-Turkish War

1877-78, military telegram from Commander-in-Chief of the Russian armed forces in the Balkans, Grand Duke Nikolai Nikolaevich Senior to the Emperor Alexander II, to send additional troops to the front, VF and very rare
1000.00
624    

Russian Mute cancellations

1914, pre-printed cover from Yekaterinoslav to Kiev, franked with 7k light blue, tied by striped rectangle mute cancellation, arrival ds on the back, VF
100.00
625    

Russian Military Mailings During the World War I

1915, free-frank PPC from War Cruiser "Bogatyr'" addressed to Petrograd, violet military marking, arrival ds, VF
100.00
626 **   

Russian Rail Road and TPO cancellations

1900's, Nikolayev Rail Road Duty stamps, 1k-10k, set of 4, stamp of 5k misperforated as often, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
627 **   
1900's, Nikolayev Rail Road Duty stamps, 2k and 10k, two horizontal imperf pairs, nice margins, fresh, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
628    
1904, PPC from Chita to Brussels, insufficiently franked with 2k green, bearing Chita PO oval postage due marking "4k", delivered with three (!) TPO's and bearing all appropriate markings, arrival ds, VF
200.00
629    
1909, stationery postcard 3k red, addressed to Manchuria, delivered with TPO No.262 "Harbin - Manchuria" (Tchilinghirian fig.666), Manchuli arrival ds (fig.563), VF
150.00
630    

Russian Steamship cancellations

1894, cover from Vladivostok to St. Petersburg via Nagasaki, Yokohama, and New York, franked with 10k blue, bearing all transit and arrival markings, including "Nagasaki. Japan.27" ds, VF and very scarce maritime itinerary
500.00
631    
1898, stationery postcard 4k red, sent from Vladivostok to Cologne via Nagasaki, delivered by Russian and French packet-boats, circular "Ligne" marking, arrival and transit ds, VF
150.00
632    
1898, PPC from Samara to Prague, franked with 3k carmine, tied with steamship "Kazan - Astrakhan" circular ds, Warsaw transit and arrival ds, VF
100.00
633    
1907, cover franked with a pair of 5k claret tied with black oval "Parokhod Obsch.R.V.A.P." (Tchilinghirian fig. 527) ds, addressed to New York, delivered by a steamship of the R.V.A.P. Co. to Japan, boxed"Paquebot" marking, Tsuruga transit on reverse, mostly VF
400.00
634    
1907, PPC sent from steamship "Blagoveshchensk - Sretensk" to Bohemia, franked with 5k lilac, tied with oval steamship cancellation, postmarked on arrival, VF
300.00
635    
1908, stationery card 3k red written in Japanese, uprated with 1k orange, delivered by packet-boat, tied with Tsuruga ds (Tchilinghirian fig 697) and clear boxed "Paquebot" marking upon arrival to Tsuruga, arrival ds, VF
200.00
636    
1911, stationery postcard 3k red, sent from steamship of the Second Murmansk Steamship Co. to Vilmanstrand (then Russian Finland), oval steamship letter "a" marking, arrival ds, VF and extremely rare mailing, especially in this sound condition
1000.00
637    
1911, PPC sent from steamship "Vladivostok - Shanghai" to Estland Govt., franked with 3k red, tied with oval steamship cancellation (Tchilinghirian fig.524), arrival ds, VF and scarce
500.00