Lots 1025 - 1078, Catalogue of Auction #28 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
1025  10
1858, Imperial 30k carmine and green, perforation 12 1/2, cancelled with complete "Franco" marking, this cancellation is similar to Tchilinghirian fig 26 (rank "RRR"), but with concaved angles, fresh, VF, Mi #7, ?500
150.00
1026  2
1865, 10pa brown and blue, oversized margins at three sides and acceptable margin at the bottom, brilliant colors and very fresh, full original gum, previously hinged, F/VF and very rare mint stamp with OG, A. Diena expertizing mark, Buchsbayew certificate
2000.00
1027  2
1865, 10pa brown and blue, large balanced margins all around, a part of blue dotted cancellation, very fresh, VF and very scarce in this condition, C.v. $625
500.00
1028  2
1865, 10pa brown and blue, horizontal pair used on piece, large margins all around, Port Chios blue cancellation, positions 15,16 of a complete sheet, very fresh, VF and very rare in pair, Mikulski certificate, ex-Faberge
1250.00
1029  3
1865, 2pi blue and red, enormous margins all around, bright fresh colors, full original gum, previously hinged, VF and very rare mint stamp with OG, Buchsbayew certificate, ex-Gilbert and Stibbe Collections
2500.00
1030  3
1865, 2pi blue and red, nice balanced margins, Constantinople blue dotted cancellation, fresh, VF and scarce in this pristine condition, Mikulski certificate, ex-Faberge, C.v. $850
500.00
1031  3
1865, 2pi blue and red, horizontal pair, neatly cancelled with blue dotted cancellations, perfect margins, very fresh, VF and very rare, especially in pair, ex-Faberge, Mi C.v. ?2,000 as for two single stamps
1500.00
1032 **/*   4
1866, 10pa rose and pale blue, horizontal network, top left corner margin block of 8 (4x2), very fresh, full OG, NH(3) or LH, VF, each stamp with P. Mavrogordato guarantee marking, Mi #3, ?400 as hinged singles
300.00
1033 **   4
1892, Imperial Post Official Reprint of 10pa rose and pale blue, horizontal network, complete sheet of 10, fresh, no gum as issued, VF, Mi #3ND, ?500++
250.00
1034  7
1867, imperforated plate proof of 2pi in black with brown vertical network, nice margins all around and very fresh, no gum as issued, VF and extremely rare, only a few such proofs known, expertized by W. Pohl and Prof. Winterstein
1000.00
1035    14a
1872, 5k blue, printed on vertically laid paper, used on reverse of entire, tied with blue Port Trebizond cancellation, mostly VF
350.00
1036    19c, 20, 25
1874, combination franking cover bearing three Imperial stamps, including 1k black and yellow on vertically laid paper, and Russian Levant 3k dark green (#13), met 37k postal rate, cancelled with Odessa ds, endorsed "via Odessa" and addressed to Paris, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF and rare combination franking
1000.00
1037  16, 18
1876-79, two stamps with black surcharges on 10k carmine and green, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Mi #10a, 11 Ia, ?270
100.00
1038  23-26
1884, 1k-7k, printed on horizontally laid paper, complete set of 4, each stamp is in vertical block of 10 with gutter in the middle, red downwards complete overprint "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), except block of 2k, which has upwards overprint, nice and fresh with full OG, NH, a few stamps are VLH, VF and very rare, ex-Liphschutz
7500.00
1039  23
1884, 1k orange, printed on horizontally laid paper, three-side margin block of 10, horizontal red overprint "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), fresh, full OG, NH or LH (2), VF and scarce multiple, ex-Liphschutz
1000.00
1040  24
1884, 2k green, printed on horizontally laid paper, three-side margin block of 10, horizontal red overprint "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), fresh, full OG, NH or LH (1), VF and scarce multiple, ex-Liphschutz
1000.00
1041  25
1884, 5k pale violet, printed on horizontally laid paper, three-side margin block of 10, horizontal red overprint "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), fresh, full OG, NH or LH (3), VF, ex-Liphschutz
1000.00
1042   Mi P2 var
1896, stationery reply card (reply portion is attached) 4k+4k green, shifted light green background on message portion, sent from Constantinople to Hanover via Odessa, all appropriate markings, VF
150.00
1043    
1901-06, three items: two used receipts of certified mailings from Jaffa and Jerusalem, and unused receipt of money order, last one is printed on green paper and contains two similar parts, one - for customer, the other one for using as parcel card, all are fresh, VF
150.00
1044    29
1902, postcard from Russian PO at Jerusalem to Austria, franked with a pair of 10pa on 2k green, arrival ds is alongside, VF
150.00
1045    33
1904, pre-printed cover from Russian PO at Trebizond (now Trabzon) to Constantinople, franked with surcharge 1pi on 10k blue on the back, tied with Trebizond ds with crosses instead of stars (Tchilinghirian fig 100), Russian PO at Constantinople marking on arrival, VF, expertized Mikulski
150.00
1046  40-48
1909, 50th Anniversary of the Russian PO in Levant, complete set of 9, full OG, LH, F/VF, Mi #30-38, ?85
 
60.00
1047  61-70
1909, overprint "Constantinople", complete set of 10, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, Mi #39 II-47 II, ?85
 
70.00
1048 **/*   71-80
1909, overprint "Jaffa", complete set of 10, full OG, NH or LH (2), F/VF, Mi #39 IV-47 IV, C.v. $235.90
200.00
1049 **/*   81-90
1909, overprint "Ierusalem", complete set of 10, full OG, NH or LH (5), F/VF, Mi #39 V-47 V, C.v. $254.50
200.00
1050  81b/86a
1909, error of overprint "erusalem", six items, including four singles, one horizontal pair, and one block of 4 with blue overprint, two latter ones have one stamp with the error, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF
100.00
1051  90 var
1909, blue overprint "Ierusalem" on 5pa on 1k orange, top sheet margin horizontal pair, printed on pasted paper, full OG, LH, VF and spectacular error
100.00
1052  91-100
1909, overprint "Kerassunde", complete set of 10, full OG, LH, F/VF, Mi #39 VI-47 VI
 
70.00
1053  101-10
1909, overprint "Mont Athos", complete set of 10, full OG, LH, F/VF, Mi #39 VIII-47 VIII
 
70.00
1054 **/*   111-17
1910, overprint "St. Athon", complete set of 7, full OG, NH (3 high values) or VLH, F/VF, Mi #39 IX-45 IX
 
30.00
1055  131-40
1909, overprint "Salonique", complete set of 10, full OG, VLH, F/VF, Mi #39 XI-47 XI, C.v. $111.95
 
70.00
1056  141-50
1909, overprint "Smyrne", complete set of 10, full OG, LH, F/VF, Mi #39 XII-47 XII, C.v. $89.50
 
70.00
1057  151-60
1909, overprint "Trebizonde", complete set of 10, full OG, VLH, F/VF, Mi #39 XIII-47 XIII
 
70.00
1058  151 var, 152b
1909, overprint "Trebizond", 5pa on 1k orange and 10pa on 2k green, two blocks of 4, top stamps without overprint, LH, VF
100.00
1059  161-69
1909, overprint "Beyrouth", complete set of 9, the high value with tiny gum creases, full OG, LH, F/VF, Mi #39 I-47 I
 
50.00
1060 **/*   171-79
1909, overprint "Dardanelles", complete set of 9, full OG, NH or LH (2 low values), F/VF, Mi #39 III-47 III
 
70.00
1061  181-89
1909, overprint "Metelin", complete set of 9, full OG, LH, F/VF, Mi #39 VII-47 VII, C.v. $121.95
 
70.00
1062  191-99
1909, overprint "Rizeh", complete set of 9, full OG, LH, F/VF, Mi #39 X-47 X
 
70.00
1063    203
1911, PPC franked on picture side with blue surcharge 20pa on 4k carmine, cancelled with Russian PO at Samsun ds, addressed to Brussels, postmarked on arrival, VF
Click here to see the front
100.00
1064 **   213-27
1913, Romanov Dynasty surcharged issue, complete set of 15, fresh, full OG, NH (!), F/VF and very scarce never hinged, Mi #61-75
200.00
1065  213-27
1913, Romanov Dynasty surcharged issue, complete set of 15, fresh, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, Mi #61-75, ?190
100.00
1066  213-27
1913, Romanov Dynasty surcharged issue, complete set of 15, neat postal cancellations, F/VF, Mi #61-75, ?1,100
250.00
1067  228-31
1913, black surcharges on 3k, 5r and 10r, complete set of 3, postal cancellations, high values used on pieces, VF, Mi #76-78, ?650
150.00
1068    
1918, registered cover from Karyae-Athos (Russian Monastery in Mount Athos) to Russia via London, franked with five Greek adhesives, undelivered and returned to sender, due to Bolshevik Revolution in Russia, boxed"Mail service suspended", censored, a dozen of various postal markings, VF
250.00
1069    8, 10

Russian Post Offices in Syria

1869, entire wrapper from Alexandretta to Beirut, franked with 1k brown and 5k blue, both with perforation 11 1/2, tied with dotted blue cancellation, Russian PO at Alexandretta date stamp is on reverse, Beirut arrival ds, mostly VF and very rare
1200.00
1070    14, 20a
1880, cover from Alexandretta to Aleppo, franked by Russian Levant 1k black and yellow, and 5k blue, tied with Russian PO at Alexandretta blue ds (Tchilinghirian fig 200), upon arrival to Aleppo uprated with two Turkishstamps #43-44 on reverse, all appropriate markings, VF and rare mixed franking cover
1000.00
1071    

Russian Post Offices in Chios

1890, pre-printed cover from Taganrog to Port Chios via Odessa and Constantinople, franked with Imperial 10k blue, tied with TPO No.20 ds, transits and Russian PO at Chios arrival ds (Tchilinghirian fig 164), VF
150.00
1072    244, 250

White Army Refugees' Correspondence

1921, cover from refugees' camp at Constantinople to refugees' camp at Belgrade, franked with two surcharged values, all appropriate markings, VF
100.00
1073    291
1921, cover from refugees' camp at Gallipoli to refugees' camp at Constantinople, franked on reverse with blue surcharge 10,000r on 1r, all appropriate markings, VF
100.00
1074    303-04, 307
1921, cover from refugees' camp at Antigona to refugees' camp at Khalki, franked by four surcharged stamps, all appropriate markings, VF
100.00
1075    322
1921, cover from refugees' camp Selimie at Hidar-Pasha to refugees' camp at Constantinople, franked by two stamps bearing different trident overprints (Odessa and Yekaterinoslav), all appropriate markings, VF
100.00
1076    352
1921, cover from refugees' camp at Lemnos to refugees' camp at Constantinople, franked by blue surcharge 10,000r on 3k red, all appropriate markings, VF
100.00
1077    365
1921, cover from refugees' camp at Tuzla to refugees' camp at Constantinople, franked with horizontal pair of red surcharge 10,000r over 10pa on 2k green, all appropriate markings, VF
100.00
1078    374
1921, cover from refugees' camp at Khalki to refugees' camp at Constantinople, franked with red surcharge 20,000r over 2.50pi on 25k green and violet, all appropriate markings, VF
100.00