Lots 187 - 215, Catalogue of Auction #30 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
187    
1847, stampless entire letter from Willmanstrand to Helsingfors, cancelled with Willmanstrand low boxed handstamp, fresh, VF, Facit SKr7,000=US$1,010, H. Pahlman certificate
300.00
188   Mi U13B var
1860, stationery envelope 10k carmine, size 145x80mm, broken design at the top left corner variety, fresh, unused, VF
100.00
189 Mi RS9a
1892, return receipt 10p rose, overprinted "Specimen" in black, fresh, VF
100.00
190    

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 stationery. Condition is a little mixed, but generally fresh, mostly F/VF, excellent and rarely offered holding, Michel C.v. 5,400=US$7,020
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2500.00
191  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
192  2
1856, 10k carmine rose, small pearls, horizontal pair used on piece, large margins, cancelled by 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$4,760
1500.00
193    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$2,310
1000.00
194    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=US$1,155
500.00
195    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=US$2,310
1000.00
196  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$2,020
600.00
197  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, expertized by Engel, Facit #1 II, SKr14,000
400.00
198  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$14,430
5000.00
199    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$9,380
2500.00
200  7c
1873-75, 8p black, printed on 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=US$1,150 as four singles
400.00
201  8
1870, 10p black, printed on straw yellow paper, roulette III, horizontal pair, small single-circle ds, two short perforation tips at the top, fresh, VF, R. Gummesson certificate, Facit #7V3C3, SKr6,000=US$865 as two singles
150.00
202  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
203  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
204  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
205  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
206  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
207    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 perforation, cover flap is missing, still F/VF, Facit #9V1C2
200.00
208    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
209  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$2,890
300.00
210 */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, however small usual flaws could be found, very nice and clean lot with Facit C.v. is about SKr150,000=US$21,650
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4000.00
211  11
1867, 1m yellow brown, printed on white paper, roulette III, neat top right corner blue cancellation, fresh colors, intact perforation, VF and scarce in this condition, Facit #10C3, SKr7,500=US$1,080
400.00
212  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
213  12a
1866, 5p lilac brown, printed on pale lilac vertically laid paper, roulette II, neatly cancelled, fresh, VF, Facit #5V1C2, SKr2,700
100.00
214    

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
215    
1942, free-frank military cover, addressed to Helsinki, violet boxed "Kenttapostia" and military unit cancellation, censorship tape on the left, VF
75.00