Lots 177 - 187, Catalogue of Auction #32 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
177  29, var
1922, the Soviet issue, three-color instead of two-color printing of 5000r olive green, green (additional color) and black, two stamps of distinctly different shades, fresh, no gum as issued, VF
200.00
178 */U   32/51
1922-23, handstamped metal surcharges on the Soviet issue, three complete sets by Michel Cat. of 19 stamps and in addition 60,000(r) on 2000r, including four postally used, fresh, full OG or no gum as issued, F/VF, Mi #38/68
500.00
179    35 var
1922, large size cover from Baku to Kaunas District (Lithuania), franked on reverse by three blocks of four of handstamped metal surcharge 50,000r on 3000r brown and blue, including one block contains two tete-beche pairs, all appropriate transit and arrival markings, light vertical fold, still VF and one of two known covers franked by surcharges on tete-beche block
2500.00
180 **   47 var
1922-23, handstamped metal surcharge 100,000(r) on reverse side of 2r olive black, mirrored impression of the stamp design, fresh, no gum as issued, VF, State Collection guarantee marking
150.00
181  53
1923, black metal surcharge 15,000(r) over 70,000(r) on 5000r olive green and black, vertical pair, Baku postal cancellation, fresh, F/VF, Mi #68 I, 1,500
750.00
182  54 var
1922-23, violet rubber surcharge 300,000(r) over 50,000(r) on 3,000r brown and blue, vertical tete-beche pair, postally used, one stamp with small thin, otherwise VF appearance and with high probability unique item
2500.00
183    51, 67
1922, metal handstamped surcharge 500,000(r) on 2000r in a pair, and violet rubber handstamped surcharge 200,000(r) on 10r in block of 5, block of 4 and a single, the total is 12 stamps used on registered cover from Baku Train Station to NYC, all appropriate markings, minor soiling, otherwise VF and rare franking, C.v. $770 as for stamps off cover
600.00
184    61, 62, 75
1923, metal and rubber surcharges on the National Republic issue, four stamps used on cover from Yeleneno to Germany, postmarked on arrival, minor gum soiling, still F/VF and extremely rare franking, since these stamps were in postal circulation for a short period of time (August - September, 1923), expertized by W. Pohl
1500.00
185  300-09
1922, violet handstamp "Bakinskoy P.K." (Baku Post Office) on the Soviet issue, complete set of 10, postally used, F/VF, Mi #28-37 III, 4,300
1500.00
186 Mi 62
1922, handstamped black surcharge 50,000r over violet overprint "Bakinskoy P.K." on 3000r brown and blue, large margins, postally used, F/VF, expertized by Vinner, Mi C.v. 1,000
600.00
187 Mi 63
1922, handstamped black surcharge 66,000r over violet overprint "Bakinskago G.P.T.O. No.1" on 2000r blue and black, used on piece, VF, Mi C.v. 1,000
600.00