Lots 816 - 846, Catalogue of Auction #30 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
816  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
817  2
1865, 10pa brown and blue, enlarged margins all around, a part of blue dotted cancellation, very fresh, VF and very scarce in this pristine condition, C.v. $625
500.00
818  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
819  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
820  3
1865, 2pi blue and red, nice margins at three sides and enlarged margin at the bottom, nice and fresh colors, neat "785" inside blue dotted cancellation (Alexandria), flawless, VF and scarce, C.v. $850++
600.00
821  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
822 **   4
1866, 10pa rose and pale blue with horizontal network, three-side margin block of 12 (3x4), right part of a sheet, full OG, VLH on margin only, stamps are NH, VF and scarce multiple, C.v. $420 as hinged singles
300.00
823  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
824    14a
1872, 5k blue, printed on vertically laid paper, used on reverse of entire, written in Arabic, tied by blue Port Trebizond cancellation, mostly VF
400.00
825  16, 18
1876-79, two stamps with black surcharges "8" and "7" on 10k carmine and green, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Mi #10a, 11 Ia, ?270
100.00
826  24
1884, 2k green, printed on horizontally laid paper, imperforated gutter block of four, red "TS" is in the middle (a part of OBRAZETS overprint), reinforced by hinge horizontally between stamps, fresh, full OG, VF
500.00
827    29
1902, postcard from Russian PO at Jerusalem to Austria, franked by a pair of 10pa on 2k green, arrival ds is alongside, VF
150.00
828  38-39
1903-05, two high values, printed on vertically laid paper, light blue diagonal overprint "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), fresh, full OG, previously hinged, VF
150.00
829  40-48
1909, 50th Anniversary of the Russian Post Offices in Levant, complete set of 9, fresh, full OG, NH (2) or LH/hinged, F/VF
 
60.00
830  61-70
1909, overprint "Constantinople", complete set of 10, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, Mi #39 II-47 II, ?85
 
70.00
831  67a
1909, error overprint "Constanttnople" over 10pi on 1r brown and orange, full OG, previously hinged, VF, SG #72a
 
50.00
832  71-80
1909, overprint "Jaffa", complete set of 10, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, Mi #39 IV-47 IV, C.v. $235.90
150.00
833  81-90
1909, overprint "Ierusalem", complete set of 10, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, Mi #39 V-47 V, C.v. $254.50
150.00
834  90 var
1909, blue overprint "Ierusalem" on 5pa on 1k orange, top sheet margin horizontal pair, printed on pasted paper resulting in a part of the design of the left stamp is missing, full OG, LH, VF and spectacular error
100.00
835  171-79
1909, overprint "Dardanelles", complete set of 9, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, Mi #39 III-47 III, ?85
 
70.00
836    203
1911, PPC franked on picture side by 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
837  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
838    
1918, registered cover from Karyae-Athos (Russian Monastery in Mount Athos) to Russia via London, franked by 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
839  5

Russian Post Offices in Egypt

1866, 2pi blue with rose horizontal network, nice margins, large part of blue R.O.P.iT. Agency at Alexandria cancellation (Tchilinghirian fig. 837), minor thin from hinge removal, still fresh, VF appearance
100.00
840    8, 10

Russian Post Offices in Syria

1869, entire wrapper from Alexandretta to Beirut, franked by 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
841    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 Turkish stamps #43-44 on reverse, all appropriate markings, VF and rare mixed franking cover
1000.00
842    

Russian Post Offices in Chios

1890, pre-printed incoming cover from Taganrog to Port Chios via Odessa and Constantinople, franked by Imperial 10k blue, tied with TPO No.20 ds, transits and Russian PO at Chios arrival ds (Tchilinghirian fig 164), VF
150.00
843  11

Very Rare Russian Consulate at Galats (Romania) cancellation

1868, 10k carmine and green, nicely cancelled on piece by Galats "26.Aug.18.." light blue date stamp (Tchilinghirian fig. 49), insignificant yellow spot at the bottom tip of perforation, otherwise fresh, VF and according to Tchilinghirian this cancellation has never been recorded on postage stamps (known only on free-frank correspondences)
750.00
844    252, a

White Army Refugees' Correspondences

1921, cover from refugees' camp at Gallipoli to refugees' camp at Constantinople, franked with two surcharged values, including one with inverted surcharge, all appropriate markings, VF
150.00
845    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
846    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