Lots 185 - 219, Catalogue of Auction #28 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
185    
1847, stampless entire letter from Willmanstrand to Helsingfors, cancelled with Willmanstrand low boxed handstamp, fresh, VF, Facit SKr7,000=US$980, H. Pahlman certificate
300.00
186   Mi U4
1850, stationery envelope 10k rose, printed on yellowish paper, sent from Friedricshamn to Helsingfors, Friedricshamn boxed cancel, sealed with wax, fresh, VF and scarce, Facit #FK4V1
250.00
187   Mi U13B var
1860, stationery envelope 10k carmine, size 145x80mm, broken cliche at the top left corner variety, fresh, unused, VF
100.00
188   Mi U18 II
1860, stationery envelope 5k blue + oval 10k red (small pearls), printed on paper with watermark "French Lily", slight toned stripe on reverse, otherwise very fresh, unused, VF and rare, this envelope is listed but has no price either in Michel or Norma Cat.
1000.00
189   Mi P7
1875, stationery postcard 8p+8p green, original printing, post office fresh, unused, VF, 2330 copies were produced, Mi C.v. 325
300.00
190 Mi RS9a
1892, return receipt 10p rose, overprinted "Specimen" in black, fresh, VF
100.00
191    

Powerful Postal Stationery Collection

1850-1985, 149 pieces in three Stanley Gibbons green albums. Each item is mounted on nicely described page, primarily unused (15% used), among better unused (Michel #'s) - U11, U15,U18; used - two U4, U12 I, and much more, in addition ten reprints and eleven stamps cut from early stationeries. Condition is a little mixed, but generally fresh, mostly F/VF, excellent and rarely offered holding, Michel C.v. 5,400=US$6,750
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2500.00
192  2
1856, 10k carmine rose, small pearls, pen cross and Karis low boxed cancellations, tiny thin mostly at the top margin, otherwise balanced margins and fresh, F/VF, Facit #2e
200.00
193  2
1856, 10k carmine rose, small pearls, horizontal pair used on piece, large margins, cancelled with large single circle postmark "Helsingfors 27.1.1857", two vertical creases mostly between stamps are mentioned for accuracy only, VF and rare pair, C. Schwenson certificate, Facit #2, SKr33,000=US$4,600
1500.00
194    2
1858, 10k carmine rose, small pearls, huge balanced margins, used on entire wrapper from Helsingfors to Abo, pen cross and Helsingfors large single-circle cancellations, merchant seal at the top right corner, fresh and gorgeous item, VF, Facit #2e, SKr16,000=US$2,240
1000.00
195    2
1858, 10k carmine, small pearls, narrow margins but not touched, used on entire wrapper from Bjorneborg to Abo, pen cross cancel, low boxed Bjorneborg postmark is alongside, usual folds did not affect the stamp, VF, Facit #2b, SKr8,000
500.00
196    2C var
1858, 10k carmine, small pearls, printed on vertically laid paper, nice margins and very clean, used on entire wrapper from Helsingfors to Vyborg, pen cross and large single-circle Helsingfors cancellations, VF and scarce, R. Gummesson certificate, Facit #2V1, SKr16,000++
1000.00
197  3
1858, 5k blue, large pearls, nice margins and fresh, pen cross and a part of large single-circle Helsingfors cancellations, slight crease, still VF, Pfenninger expertizing mark, Facit #1 II, SKr14,000=US$1,960
600.00
198  3
1858, 5k blue, large pearls, narrow margins at the top and bottom, but not touched, pen cross and a part of large single-circle Helsingfors cancellations, filling vertical crease, otherwise fresh and fine copy, Facit #1 II, expertized by Engel
400.00
199  3
1858, 5k blue, large pearls, horizontal pair, pen cross and large single-circle Helsingfors cancellations, fresh and sharp color, even to large margins especially at the bottom, minor top right corner thin did not affect the stamp, VF and very rare multiple, R. Gummesson and L. Linder certificates, Facit #1 II, SKr100,000=US$14,000
5000.00
200    3
1858, 5k blue, large pearls, nice margins all around, used on entire from Helsingfors to Tavastehus, tied with large single-circle postmark "1.9.1858" and pen cross cancellations, fresh, VF and rare, C. Schwenson certificate, Facit#1 IIb,SKr65,000=US$9,100
2500.00
201  7c
1873-75, 8p black, printed on yellow green ribbed paper, roulette II, horizontal strip of 4, clearly cancelled with "Abo 31/7 1875", two left stamps with perforation faults, two right ones are in perfect condition, fresh, F/VF,R. Gummesson certificate, Facit #6V4C2, SKr8,000 as four singles
400.00
202  8
1870, 10p black, printed on straw yellow paper, roulette III, horizontal pair, small single-circle ds, two short perf at the top, fresh, VF, R. Gummesson certificate, Facit #7V3C3, SKr6,000 as singles
150.00
203  8
1870, 10p black, printed on straw yellow paper, roulette III, horizontal pair, clear TPO cancel "No.4 22/7 1873", three short tips of perforation, otherwise VF appearance, R. Gummesson certificate, Facit #7V3C3, SKr6,000
200.00
204  9a, b
1873-75, 20p greenish blue, printed on gray blue paper, roulette I and II, two stamps used on piece, two short tips of perforation, still fresh and interesting combination, VF, Facit #8V2C1 and 8V2C2
100.00
205  9c
1868, 20p bright blue, printed on gray blue paper, roulette IV, circular date cancel, missing two corner tips of perforation, clean and nice stamp, F/VF, J. Touri certificate, Facit #8V2C4a, SKr5,500
300.00
206  10
1873, 40p rose red, printed on pale rose paper, roulette III, right sheet margin copy, used on piece, small single-circle Nicolaistad cancel, two short tips of perforation, nevertheless a nice piece, VF, Facit #9V1C3
100.00
207  10b
1866-73, 40p dull red carmine, printed on pale rose paper, roulette II, fresh color and intact perforation, Vyborg small single-circle ds, VF, Facit #9V1C2
100.00
208  10b
1866-73, 40p dull carmine, printed on very thin pale rose wove paper, roulette II, intact perforation, printing flaw of frame at the top right corner, small single-circle ds, very fresh and nice copy, F/VF, Facit #9V1C2
100.00
209    10b
1867, 40p dull carmine, printed on pale rose paper, roulette II, used on cover from Sordavala to St. Petersburg, cancelled with Sordavala small single-circle ds, stamp is in fresh color with two short tips of perf, cover flap is missing, still F/VF, Facit #9V1C2
200.00
210  10b
1875, 40p bright lilac, printed on lilac red paper, roulette II, fresh colors, three short tips of perforation, large part of OG, F/VF, ex-Mehrtens, Faberge, Facit #9V4C2, SKr7,500
150.00
211    10d
1873, 40p dull red carmine, printed on pale rose paper, roulette I, some perf irregularities, used on entire wrapper from Vyborg to Taipale, tied with blue small single-circle Vyborg cancel, VF, Facit #9V1C1
150.00
212  10f
1868, 40p carmine, printed on pale rose paper, roulette IV, a part of small single-circle ds, one short tip of perforation at the top, F/VF and scarce, Facit #9V1C4a, Skr20,000=US$2,800
300.00
213 */U   10, a-e

Exhibition Style Collection of 40penni Issue

1866-74, 91 primarily used stamps (3 - mint), including two pairs, and 8 covers mounted on well-described and illustrated pages, representing most of existing printings of this stamp, showing various colors, paper shades and cliche varieties. Condition is extremely fresh, but small usual flaws could be found, very nice and clean lot with Facit C.v. approximately SKr150,000=US$21,000
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4000.00
214  11
1867, 1m yellow brown, printed on white paper, roulette III, neat blue corner cancellation, fresh colors, intact perforation, VF and scarce in this condition, Facit #10C3, SKr7,500
400.00
215  12a
1866, 5p lilac brown, printed on thick vertically laid paper, roulette II, short one tip of perforation at the top, fresh, LH, F/VF, R. Gummesson certificate, Facit #5V1C2
100.00
216  12a
1866, 5p lilac brown, printed on pale lilac vertically laid paper, roulette II, neatly cancelled, fresh, VF, Facit #5V1C2, SKr2,700
100.00
217    

Russo-Finnish War

1939-40, four black-and-white Soviet PPC, showing Soviet tank, warships, soldiers in camouflage and Finnish wire entanglements, last one with minor soiling, generally fresh, unused, VF and scarce, only 9000 copies of each card have been produced
150.00
218    
1942, free-frank military cover, addressed to Helsinki, violet boxed "Kenttapostia" and military unit cancellation, censorship tape on the left, VF
75.00
219    

Zeppelin Flight cover

June 10,1931, Zeppelin Vaduz - Lausanne Flight mixed franking cover from Helsinki to Lausanne, franked with a complete set of Finnish Red Cross, upon arrival to Vaduz uprated with Liechtenstein Zeppelin 2fr blue black, tied with red flight cachet, Vaduz transit and Lausanne receiving ds, VF and extremely rare usage originating from Finland, only two such mailings recorded, Dr. J. Simon, BPP certificate
1500.00