Lots 85 - 136, Catalogue of Auction #27 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
85 **/*   130-164, a, b
1920, black surcharges of Armenian characters and new denominations, perf and imperf, the total is 57 stamps, less only #147a, some signed, very fresh, full OG, NH or hinged, F/VF, C.v. $1,086.50
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300.00
86  184/97
1920, black surcharges of Armenian characters and new denominations on Romanov Dynasty issue, including money stamps, lot of 17 values, less #190-92, including one inverted surcharge, fresh, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF, C.v. $414++
150.00
87 **/*   255/65 var
1920, black surcharges of Armenian characters and new denominations on the World War I Charity semi-postal issues, the total of 14 stamps, various perforation, nice and fresh, full OG, NH (2) or hinged, F/VF, C.v. $935++
300.00
88 Mi Ia-e

Paris issue

1920, Eagle with Sword, 1r-15r, five stamps in horizontal pairs, each stamp is overprinted "Specimen", full OG, LH, F/VF
150.00
89 Mi Ia-k
1920, Eagle with Sword, Ararat Mountain, Woman quills, imperforated proofs, complete set of 10, including 100r in vertical pair, high values with usual minor gum creases, full OG or no gum as issued, F/VF
250.00
90 Mi Ia var
1920, Eagle with Sword, 1r brown, horizontal bottom sheet margin pair, imperf at the bottom between stamps and margin, as well as at the top, fresh, full OG, previously hinged, fine
100.00
91 Mi Ia
1920, Eagle with Sword, imperf plate proof of 1r in black, printed on thin card, top margin copy, no gum as issued, VF
75.00
92 Mi Ib
1920, Eagle with Sword, seven imperf plate proofs of 3r in various colors, four of which in green of distinctly different shades, two in various shades of red, and one in blue with the design in green printed upside down on reverse and misplaced, full OG or no gum as issued, F/VF
200.00
93 Mi Ic
1920, Eagle with Sword, five imperf plate proofs of 5r red in distinctly different shades, one stamp has minor thin, otherwise fresh, no gum as issued, F/VF
150.00
94 Mi Id
1920, Eagle with Sword, three imperf plate proofs of 10r in blue, distinctly different shades, one stamp has insignificant thin from hinge removal, fresh, no gum as issued, F/VF, Romeko guarantee marking
100.00
95 Mi Ie
1920, Eagle with Sword, imperf plate proof of 15r in black, printed on thin card, in addition imperf plate proof in issued color (dark violet), no gum as issued, F/VF, last one with Romeko guarantee marking
100.00
96 Mi If
1920, Ararat Mountain, imperf plate proof of 25r in yellow green and black brown, block of 4, slight filling crease, nevertheless very fresh, no gum as issued, VF and scarce multiple
200.00
97 Mi If
1920, Ararat Mountain, imperf plate proof of 25r in brown black, vertical pair, fresh, no gum as issued, VF
100.00
98 Mi If
1920, Ararat Mountain, imperf plate proof of center only in brown black, horizontal pair, no gum as issued, VF
75.00
99 Mi If
1920, imperf plate proof of 25r in green, frame only, two blocks of 4 of slightly different shades, very fresh, no gum as issued, VF
200.00
100 Mi Ig
1920, Woman quills, perf trial color proof of 40r in lilac and black brown, fresh, full OG, hinged, VF
 
50.00
101 Mi Ig
1920, Woman quills, two imperf proofs of 40r, first one is complete design in brown and black brown, the other one is frame only in brown, no gum as issued, VF
100.00
102 Mi Ig
1920, Woman quills, imperf plate proof of center only in brown black, horizontal pair, no gum as issued, VF
75.00
103 Mi Ih
1920, Ararat Mountain, four plate proofs of 50r in various shades of blue and black brown, two perf and two imperf, perf ones with full OG, imperf - no gum as issued, VF
200.00
104 Mi Ih
1920, Ararat Mountain, 25 imperf plate proofs of 50r in various colors, mounted on two pages from a collection, frames only, no gum as issued, F/VF or better, very scarce assembly
600.00
105 Mi Ii
1920, Woman quills, perf trial color proof of 70r in orange and black brown, fresh, full OG, LH, F/VF
 
50.00
106 Mi Ii
1920, Woman quills, 20 imperf plate proofs of 70r in various colors, mounted on page from a collection, frames only, fresh, no gum as issued, F/VF or better, scarce assembly
500.00
107 **/*  Mi Ik var
1920, Ararat Mountain, 100r red and black brown, block of 4, additional lines of horiz and vert perforation, full OG, NH (3) or LH, VF
100.00
108 Mi Ik
1920, Ararat Mountain, imperf plate proof of 100r in red and black brown, block of 25, invalidating lines of horiz and vert perforation, no gum as issued, VF and very scarce multiple
1000.00
109 Mi Ik
1920, Ararat Mountain, two imperf plate proofs of 100r, frames only, colors: red and green, no gum as issued, F/VF
 
50.00
110  278/94
1921, First Constantinople Issue, imperf plate proofs in black, set of 15 (less #283), printed on ordinary paper, proof of 25r is printed on both sides, fresh, no gum as issued, VF and very rare
1000.00
111  278/94
1921, First Constantinople Issue, imperf plate proofs printed on glazed paper, set of 15 (less #291, and #294) in blocks of 4, many with sheet margins, very fresh, no gum as issued, VF and extremely rare multiples, reportedly one sheet of each denomination has been produced
2000.00
112 **/*   293 var
1921, Ararat Mountain, 25,000r gray blue, vertical tete-beche pair, tiny gum wrinkles between stamps only, very fresh, full OG, previously hinged on middle margin, stamps are NH, VF and extremely rare. This tete-beche has not been recorded until now
750.00
113  294
1921, Ararat Mountain, imperf trial color proof of 25,000r in violet brown, block of 6 (2x3), minor thin at the bottom right corner, NH (2) or previously hinged, VF
150.00
114  295-99
1921, Star surcharges on high values, complete set of 5, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $50
 
40.00
115  
1921, First Star surcharges (SSRA issue) in red, black or violet, unissued stamps, lot of 73 values, including one block of 4, fresh, full OG, NH or hinged, many expertized. These stamps are listed in Chuchin Catalogue, and Tchilinghirian-Ashford handbook issued by BSRP in 1960
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1000.00
116 **   309a
1922, 10,000r black and pale rose, horiz and vert tete-beche pairs, fresh, NH, F/VF, C.v. $70 as hinged
 
60.00
117 */U   310/25
1922, red surcharges on the Soviet issue, complete set of 5, two stamps are mint, three - used, F/VF, expertized by Vinner, C.v. $475
150.00
118 **/*   311/33
1922, violet and black surcharges on the Soviet issue, set of 19 stamps, minor flaws are possible, generally fresh, F/VF or better, C.v. $605
200.00
119 **   317
1922, black surcharge 25,000 on 400r blue and rose, block of 45 (9x5), minor perf separations, fresh, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $1,125++
400.00
120 **   320
1922, black surcharge 30,000 on 500r violet and pale lilac, block of 40 (8x5), fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,000
350.00
121  322 var
1922, error of black surcharge 500,000 instead of 50,000 on 1000r dull blue and pale blue, postally used, unnecessary "0" corrected by violet line, F/VF and rare
600.00
122  322 var
1922, error of black surcharge 5000 instead of 50,000 on 1000r dull blue and pale blue, postally used, tiny toning, F/VF
100.00
123 **   331
1922, black surcharge 300,000 on 5000r black and dull red, block of 25, minor perf separations, fresh, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
124 **   333
1922, black surcharge 500,000 on 10,000r black and pale rose, block of 40 (5x8), two stamps are creased, minor perf separations, otherwise, fresh, full OG, NH, F/VF
300.00
125  334-43
1922, handstamped black surcharges on Second Constantinople issue, complete set of ten, #342 with creased gum, nice margins and very fresh, full OG, LH or hinged, VF
150.00
126  347-58
1922, handstamped red or black surcharges on First Constantinople issue, complete set of 7, full OG, LH, VF and rare, expertized by Jemchouchin and Vinner
500.00
127 **   355, var
1922, handstamped black surcharge 20(k) on 500r brown violet, imperforated block of 24 (6x4), stamp on position 17 has double surcharge, lightly folded mostly between stamps, full OG, NH, F/VF
200.00
128  361, a var
1922, handstamped red surcharge 1(k) on 1r gray green, two perf and two imperf stamps, showing three existing types of surcharge, fresh, full OG, LH (3) or hinged, F/VF, expertized by Jemchouchin
120.00
129  368, a, c
1922, handstamped black surcharge 35(k) on 20,000 lake, three values, including perf and imperf stamps with "k" written in violet, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF
150.00
130  368a, c
1922, manuscript "k" in violet over handstamped black surcharge 35(k) on 20,000r lake, perf and imperf, postally used, fresh, F/VF, C.v. $150
100.00
131  371, var
1922, manuscript surcharge in red 1k on 250r dark blue, perf and imperf, fresh, full OG, LH, F/VF, expertized by Jemchouchin
100.00
132  381-82
1922, red and black surcharges 50k on 25,000r gray blue, two imperf stamps, full OG, LH, VF, stamp with red surch expertized by Jemchouchin
100.00
133  381 var
1922, black surcharge 50k over 50(k) on 25,000 gray blue, nice margins imperforated copy, postally used at Yerevan, fresh, VF and extremely rare, the only recorded stamp with double surcharge, expertized by Vinner
1000.00
134 Mi 168B, var
1922, two used imperforated stamps with violet or red manuscript "k" over black surcharge 15(k) on 250r dark blue, fresh, F/VF and rare, Mi C.v. 840
400.00
135  

Armenian Duty stamps

1921-23, lot of nine stamps, including two (one used) Imperial Revenue stamps overprinted with Soviet Armenian Coat of Arms; Paris issue 15r violet with the same overprint; and 10k-3r, set of six, picturing Coat of Arms with the text at the bottom, fresh, VF and scarce
250.00
136 */U   

Fabulous Collection

1919-23, three dark red albums containing exhibition style pages, typewritten in Italian, bearing several thousand primarily mint stamps, including all issues for the period with great selection of Armenian character overprints and surcharges (many expertized), Paris issue, Soviet issue, both Constantinople, wide range of various surcharges. Collection includes singles, pairs and multiples, numerous varieties, essays and proofs, originals and reprints especially of the Paris issue and much more, apparently just a few stamps are missing for completion. Minor occasional flaws are possible, generally fresh, full OG, with many NH stamps, F/VF or better, enormous Catalogue value.
 
4000.00