Lots 187 - 193, Catalogue of Auction #31 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
187  10-13

Russian Administration (District of Rethymnon)

1899, Handstamped Coat of Arms, complete set of four, printed on ordinary paper, each stamp with line "Rethymnon" cancellation, fresh, F/VF, C.v. $226.50
188  10-13 var
1899, Handstamped Coat of Arms, complete set of four, printed on horizontally laid paper, line "Rethymnon" cancellation, stamp of 1m blue has thin spot, otherwise fresh, F/VF, Karamitsos #7-10a, ?324
189  10
1899, Handstamped 1m green, printed on thick wove paper, line Amari cancellation, blue control mark at the top left corner, VF and scarce, according to Karamitsos Cat. a stamp with Amari cancellation 60 times scarcer than a common stamp with Rethymnon cancel
190    10
1899, Handstamped 1m green, bearing blue Russian control marking, used on cover with pre-printed Cretan flag, tied by blue line "Rethymnon" cancellation, VF and very rare cover, signed J.Schmitt, H. Grobe certificate
191 (*)   11 var
1899, Handstamped 2m black, printed on quadrille paper, blue control marking at the bottom right corner, unused, no gum, VF, Karamitsos #15, ?150
192  32-34
1899, Poseidon's Trident, without Stars at sides, set of three "key" values, stamp of 1m has small scratch on gum, otherwise unusually fresh set without usual faults, full OG, hinged, F/VF and rare, each stamp is expertized, C.v. $3,000
193  35-46
1899, Poseidon's Trident, with Stars at sides, complete set of 12, including two stamps without control markings, full OG, hinged, F/VF, C.v. $171.50++