Lots 1001 - 1058, Catalogue of Auction #29 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
1001 (*)   2
1865, 10pa brown and blue, enlarged margins and very fresh, unused, no gum, VF and rare, expertized by Mikulski, Mavrogordato guarantee marking, Mi #1, ?1,000
800.00
1002  2
1865, 10pa brown and blue, large margins at three sides and even margin at the bottom, small part of Port Chios cancel at the bottom left corner, VF and scarce in this pristine condition, Mi #1, ?800
400.00
1003  2
1865, 10pa brown and blue, horizontal pair mounted on piece, nice margins, extremely fresh and choice, almost complete Port Chios cancellation, VF and rare, especially in pair
1250.00
1004 (*)   3
1865, 2pi blue and red, mint copy with balanced margins at four sides, fresh unblemished colors, unused, no gum, VF and very rare in mint condition, expertized by Brunn, several other handstamps on reverse, Mi #2, ?1,500
1000.00
1005  3
1865, 2pi blue and red, great copy with enlarged margins, fresh colors, neat black dotted "retta" cancellation, VF and scarce in this outstanding condition, Mi #2, ?1,000
500.00
1006    Russia #8
1865, entire wrapper from Constantinople to Simferopol (Crimea Peninsula), franked by three Imperial 10k brown and blue, perforation 12 1/2, tied with blue Constantinople ds (Tchilinghirian fig. 9), F/VF and rare franking, expertized by Calves
500.00
1007 (*)   4
1866, 10pa rose and pale blue on paper with horizontal network, bottom right corner margin block of 4, fresh, unused, no gum, VF, each stamp with Romeko guarantee marking, Mi #3, ?200++
150.00
1008 **   2-7
1892, Imperial Post Official Reprints of early three issues of Russian Levant stamps, imperforated complete sheets of 10, several of them with light vertical fold between stamps and minor separations, still very fresh, no gum as issued, VF and scarce set in complete sheets, Mavrogordato guarantee markings, Mi #1-6ND, ?3,000
1500.00
1009  2
1892, proof of Imperial Post official reprint of 10pa brown and blue, printed on piece, approximate size 51x67mm, mounted on thin card, minor marginal faults, still fresh and VF appearance
100.00
1010  8
1868, imperforated plate proof of 1k in brown, printed on thin chalk-surfaced card, fresh, no gum as issued, VF and very rare
750.00
1011  10
1868, imperforated plate proof of 5k in blue, printed on thin chalk-surfaced card, reduced margin on the left, still fresh, no gum as issued, VF and very rare
600.00
1012  11
1868, imperforated plate proof of 10k in carmine and greenish blue, left sheet margin copy, printed on thin chalk-surfaced card, fresh, no gum as issued, VF and very rare, Mikulski expertizing mark
900.00
1013  11
1868, perforated plate proof of 10k in dark blue and rose, printed on very thick paper without watermark, small spot of black offset on reverse, nevertheless fresh, no gum as issued, VF and very rare
750.00
1014  11
1868, perforated plate proof of 10k in black and rose, printed on very thick paper without watermark, tiny black spot at the top, still fresh, no gum as issued, VF and very rare
750.00
1015    Russia #20, 22
1873, incoming entire wrapper from Odessa to Constantinople, franked with three Imperial stamps printed on horizontally laid paper, cancelled "Odessa. 11.Dec.1873", no backstamp, VF
100.00
1016    Russia #23
1874, incoming entire letter from Taganrog via Odessa to Constantinople, franked with a pair of 10k brown and blue, postmarked on arrival with "Konst-Pol'sk" blue ds (Tchilinghirian fig. 713), VF
250.00
1017  16
1876, black handstamp 8k on 10k carmine and green, very fresh and choice copy, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Mi #10a, ?120
75.00
1018  18
1879, black handstamp 7k on 10k carmine and green, bright colors and very fresh, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, Mi #11 Ia, ?150
75.00
1019  23-26
1884, 1k-7k, printed on horizontally laid paper, complete set of 4, blue overprint "Specimen" at the top right corner of each value, stamp of 1k with slightly rounded top right corner, otherwise very fresh, full OG, LH, VF and scarce,ex-Faberge
200.00
1020  23-25
1884, 1k-5k, printed on horizontally laid paper, three imperforated bottom margin blocks of 4, each with a part of red overprint "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), block of 5k with insignificant mount adhesion on reverse, otherwise fresh, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
1200.00
1021    24
1898, three country mixed franking cover from Brousse to Salonika, re-directed to Switzerland, undelivered and returned to Brousse, franked by five stamps of Turkey, one of which has been added upon arrival to Salonika, Russian Levant - horizontal pair of 2k green, and two Swiss postage dues, the cover is bearing a dozen of various transit and arrival markings, small conveyance flaws, still VF and extremely rare commercial mailing
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1500.00
1022  27
1900, blue surcharge 4pa on 1k orange, printed on horizontally laid paper, imperforated three-side margin block of 10 (5x2), complete "OBRAZETS" (Specimen) initials, post office fresh, NH, VF and very rare, especially because this stamp has never been issued imperforated, ex-Liphschutz
1000.00
1023 **/*   31a
1903, inverted red surcharge 10pa on 2k green, printed on vertically laid paper, block of 4, fresh, full OG, two top stamps are LH, two bottom ones - NH, VF and scarce multiple, C.v. $280 as hinged singles
200.00
1024  32
1904, blue surcharge 20pa on 4k rose red, printed on vertically laid paper, imperforated three-side margin block of 10 (5x2), complete "OBRAZETS" (Specimen) initials, post office fresh, NH, VF and very rare, ex-Liphschutz
1000.00
1025  32a
1904, inverted blue surcharge 20pa on 4k red, printed on vertically laid paper, full OG, LH, VF, Kosack guarantee marking, VF
 
40.00
1026  35
1903, red surcharge 5pi on 50k brown violet and green, printed on vertically laid paper, imperforated side margin block of 10 (5x2), complete "OBRAZETS" (Specimen) initials, post office fresh, NH, VF and very rare, ex-Liphschutz
1000.00
1027  36
1903, blue surcharge 7pi on 70k brown and orange, printed on vertically laid paper, imperforated side margin block of 10 (5x2), complete "OBRAZETS" (Specimen) initials, post office fresh, NH, VF and very rare, especially because this stamp has never been issued imperforated, ex-Liphschutz
1000.00
1028  38-39
1904, two high values, red surcharges 35pi on 3.50r, and 70pi on 7r, printed on vertically laid paper, both with blue overprint "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), large part of OG, VF
200.00
1029    31
1905, cover from Jerusalem to Austria, franked with 10pa on 2k green, tied with Russian PO at Jerusalem cancellation, postmarked on arrival, VF
150.00
1030    31
1907, PPC sent from Russian PO at Cavalla (Sea Port near Salonika), via Salonika to USA, franked on picture side with red surcharge 10pa on 2k green, showing a part of violet oval ds, the complete Cavalla cancellation is on address side (Tchilinghirian fig. 185), transit and arrival markings, VF and extremely rare, this is one of just a few known postcards bearing Russian PO at Cavalla cancellation
1500.00
1031   Mi P3
1908, stationery postcard 20pa on 4k red (Mi #P3), sent from Russian PO at Ordu to Zurich, tied with faint Ordu ds, postmarked on arrival, VF and scarce
250.00
1032 **/*   40-48
1909, 50th Anniversary of the Russian PO in Levant (R.O.P.i T.), complete set of 9, fresh, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, Mi #30-38, ?85
 
60.00
1033  61-70
1909, overprint Constantinople, complete set of 10, fresh, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, Mi #39-47 II, ?85
 
70.00
1034 SG 73a, 74a
1909, error of overprint "Constautinople", 35pi and 70pi, two high values, fresh, full OG, hinged, VF, SG C.v. ?190
150.00
1035  71-80
1909, overprint "Jaffa", complete set of 10, fresh, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, Mi #39 IV-47 IV, C.v. $235.90
150.00
1036  81-90
1909, overprint "Ierusalem", complete set of 10, nice and fresh, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, Mi #39 V-47 V, C.v. $254.50
150.00
1037  91-100
1909, overprint "Kerassunde", complete set of 10, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, Mi #39 VI-47 VI
 
75.00
1038  131-40
1909, overprint "Salonique", complete set of 10, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, Mi #39 XI-47 XI, C.v. $111.95
 
75.00
1039  141-50
1909, overprint "Smyrne", complete set of 10, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, Mi #39 XII-47 XII, C.v. $89.50
 
75.00
1040  151-60
1909, overprint "Trebizonde", complete set of 10, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, Mi #39 XIII-47 XIII
 
75.00
1041  151 var, 152b
1909, overprint "Trebizonde", two vertical pairs, top stamps without overprint, fresh, full OG, hinged, VF
 
50.00
1042  161-69
1909, overprint "Beyrouth", complete set of 9, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, Mi #39 I-47 I
 
75.00
1043  171-79
1909, overprint "Dardanelles", complete set of 9, fresh, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, Mi #39 III-47 III
 
75.00
1044  171 var, 172a, 174 var
1909, overprint "Dardanelles", 5pa in block of four, 10pa and 1pi in vertical pairs, all bottom stamps without overprints, fresh, full OG, LH or hinged, VF
100.00
1045 **   173a
1909, inverted overprint "Dardanelles" on 20pa on 4k, bottom right corner margin block of 6 (3x2), post office fresh, NH, VF
100.00
1046  191-99
1909, overprint "Rizeh", complete set of 9, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, Mi #39 X-47 X
 
75.00
1047  210 var
1912, surcharge 2pi on 20k blue and carmine, blue groundwork is printed on gum side, LH, VF and scarce
75.00
1048  213-27
1913, Romanov Dynasty, surcharged issue, complete set of 15, fresh, full OG, LH, F/VF, Mi #61-75, ?190
100.00
1049 **   227
1913, Romanov Dynasty, surcharge 50pi on 5r dark brown, three-side margin block of 25, left part of a sheet, post office fresh, NH (LH on margins only), VF and very rare multiple, Mi #75, ?7,500 as single stamps
2500.00
1050  228-31
1913, surcharges on 3k, 5r and 10r, complete set of 3, high values used on pieces, Russian PO at Constantinople ds, VF, Mi #76-78, ?650
150.00
1051  40-199 var

City Overprints
Nice Complete Collection

1909-10, approximately two hundred stamps on VARIO pages, contains 14 complete issues, including Jubilee of R.O.P.iT. set, numerous varieties including inverted overprints, missing letters, pairs with and without overprints and etc. Minor flaws are possible, generally nice and fresh collection, which is excellent for retail or further expansion
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1200.00
1052    309

Wrangel issues - White Army Refugees' Correspondences

1921, cover from refugees' camp Selim'e at Khaidar Pasha to refugees' camp at Constantinople, franked by blue surcharge 10,000r on Denikin 2r gray, violet and yellow, all appropriate markings, VF
100.00
1053    320
1921, cover from refugees' camp at Tuzla to refugees' camp at Constantinople, franked by horizontal pair of blue surcharge 10,000r over Ukrainian Trident on 1k orange, all appropriate markings, VF
100.00
1054    322, 325
1920, cover from refugees' camp at Lemnos to refugees' camp at Gallipoli, franked by two surcharged values, all appropriate markings, VF
100.00
1055    323
1921, small size cover from refugees' camp at Lemnos addressed to Khalkis, delivered by Russian Refugee Post via Constantinople, franked with blue surcharge 10,000r over Ukrainian Trident on 4k red, all appropriate markings, VF
100.00
1056    328, a
1921, cover from refugees' camp at Antigona to refugees' camp at Khalki, franked by two stamps with brown surcharge 20,000r over Ukrainian Trident on 20k blue and carmine, one stamp has inverted surcharge, all appropriate markings, VF and scarce
150.00
1057    340
1921, cover from refugees' camp at Chataldja to refugees' camp at Constantinople, franked by blue surcharge 10,000r on 3k red, all appropriate markings, VF
120.00
1058    357
1921, cover from refugees' camp at Khalki to refugees' camp at Constantinople, franked by blue surcharge 20,000r on 70k brown and orange, all appropriate markings, VF
100.00