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

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
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
100.00
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
120.00
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
150.00
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
500.00
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
50.00
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
2000.00
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++
150.00