Lots 480 - 531, Catalogue of Auction #32 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
480  1 var
1857, 10k brown and blue, imperforated copy, watermark "1", a part of Odessa boxed pre-philatelic cancellation, medium size "1" at the top right value tablet, and open "0" at the bottom left value tablet, slightly reduced margin at the top left corner, F/VF and scarce
750.00
481  1 var
1857, 10k brown and blue, balanced margins imperforated copy, watermark "1", a part of Poltava pre-philatelic cancellation, joined "A" and "L" in "ZA LOT" in the bottom inscription, VF
500.00
482  2
1858, 10k brown and blue, perforation 14 1/2, watermark "1", printed on thick paper, negligible top left corner perforation crease, extremely fresh colors and full embossing, nice centering and perforation, full OG, previously hinged, VF, expertized by Friedl, Buchsbayew certificate stated "A very rare unused stamp in excellent condition", Mi #2x, ?5,000
4000.00
483 */U   8-10
1858, 10k-30k, perforation 12 1/2, complete set of three, perfect colors and intact perforation, 10k has slight trace of pen cancelation, expertly regummed, two others have full OG, LH (30k) or previously hinged (20k), F/VF and rare in this condition, Mikulski (30k) and Raybaudi (20k) certificates
1500.00
484 **   19-25
1866, 1k-30k, top sheet margin complete set of six, printed on horizontally laid paper, post office fresh, full OG, NH, F/VF
500.00
485  19-25
1866, 1k-30k, complete set of six, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, LH, F/VF, C.v. $216
200.00
486  20d
1870, 3k green and black, printed on horizontally laid paper, error "V" of the background, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, Mi #19xF
600.00
487  22
1866, perforated proof of 5k in red, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Raybaudi certificate, Mi #20Pc
300.00
488  22a
1866, 5k gray and black, error of color, printed on horizontally laid paper, large part of OG, VF, Mi #20xb
200.00
489  24a
1868, 20k blue and orange, printed on vertically laid paper, large part of OG, F/VF, G. Buhler certificate, Mi #22y
1000.00
490  25a
1868, 30k carmine and green, printed on vertically laid paper, full OG, previously hinged, VF, E. Diena certificate, Mi #23y
1250.00
491 **   26-30
1875-79, 2k-20k, complete set of five, printed on horizontally laid paper, all but the high value top sheet margin copies, post office fresh, full OG, NH, F/VF
300.00
492  26-30
1875-79, 2k-20k, complete set of five, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF
150.00
493  27b
1879, 7k gray and rose, printed on vertically laid paper, very scarce stamp in flawless condition, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Mikulski certificate, Mi #25y
2500.00
494  30a
1875, 20k blue and orange, printed on horizontally laid paper, left sheet margin copy, cross-shaped "t" variety, full OG, LH, F/VF
150.00
495 **   31-38
1883, 1k-70k, complete set of eight, three of which have right sheet margins, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, NH, F/VF
300.00
496 **   35a
1884, 7k blue, top sheet margin imperforated copy, background is slightly shifted as usual, very fresh and nice, full OG, LH on margin only, stamp is NH, VF, Mi #33U
1000.00
497  46-54
1889-92, 1k-7r, complete set of nine, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF
200.00
498  50
1900, postal forgery of 7k blue, printed on paper without watermark, block of four, genuine cancellation "Otdelenie Pochtovogo Vagona No.4.10.VII.1900", perforation reinforced by hinges, tiny top left cornercrease, VF and possibly unique multiple, Mi #49F, ?4,000 for four singles
5000.00
499 **   62, 64
1904, 15k lilac and blue, and 25k green and lilac, printed on vertically laid paper, complete 15th Imperial issue, blocks of four, first one is gutter block, full OG, NH, F/VF
350.00
500  62b
1902, 15k brown violet and blue, printed on vertically laid paper, center is inverted, neat Kolomna cancellation, absolutely perfect copy, VF and rare, ex-Liphschutz, G. Graveri's Sale lot #1335, Mi #51K
5000.00
501  67
1902, postal forgery of 70k brown and orange, printed on horizontally laid paper, perforation 11 1/4, genuine postal cancellation "Lodz. 4.03.05", fresh, VF and scarce forgery to the detriment of Postal Authorities, Mi #54F, ?1,000
1000.00
502  68 var
1904, 1r brown, light brown and orange, printed on vertically laid paper, two copies, first one with strongly shifted background and perforation, the other one with shifted center, full OG, hinged, VF
250.00
503  68f
1902-05, 1r brown, light brown and orange, printed on vertically laid paper, block of four with missing row of horizontal perforation between stamps, full OG, very light trace of hinge mark, VF, ex-Faberge, Mi #44yUMw
2500.00
504  71-72
1906, 5r and 10r, two high values, printed on vertically laid paper, nice centering, full OG, previously hinged, VF
150.00
505  71a
1906, 5r blue, green and pale blue, printed on vertically laid paper, perforation 11 1/2, perf irregularities on the left and at the bottom, still full OG, hinged, F/VF appearance
100.00
506  
1903-06, Tsar Nicholas II, unaccepted imperforated essay of 1r in black, printed on thin paper, artist Louis Eugene Mouchon, size 35x46mm, no gum as produced, VF and rare
1000.00
507 **/*   73-87
1909-15, 1k-1r, complete set of 15, blocks of four, all kop denominations are in gross-gutter blocks, full OG, NH - bottom stamps, or LH, VF and spectacular lot
500.00
508  77a
1912-17, plate proof in issued color of 5k in lilac, printed on official stamped paper with green and brown network, block of four, full OG, NH, VF and very rare
1000.00
509 **   77a var
1912, 5k lilac, bottom right corner margin block of six (2x3), watermark "wavy lines" on all right stamps and margin, spectacular pre-printing paper folds are affecting two stamps, especially bottom right one, which has considerably changed design, stripe of skipped gum mostly on margin, otherwise full OG, NH, VF, Rosselevitch guarantee marking
300.00
510  79 var
1909-12, 10k dark blue, printed on gum side, short one tip of perforation at the top, F/VF, Mi #69AG
150.00
511  79
1908, perforated plate proof of 10k in light blue (issued color), changed design of the center and curls of the top ribbon, printed on wove paper without gum, one short tip of perforation at the top left, nevertheless very fresh, VF and rare, Mikulski opinion
1000.00
512 **   82 var
1909-12, 20k blue and carmine, groundwork is printed on gum side, complete pane of 25 stamps with control mark "5" at the bottom right corner, fresh, NH, VF, Mi #73 var
750.00
513 **   83b
1909-12, 25k, perforated copy, violet center is completely omitted, full OG, NH, F/VF and scarce, Mi #73AF I
500.00
514 **   88-104
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 1k-5r, complete set of 17, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, F/VF
300.00
515  88-104
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 1k-5r, complete set of 17, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF, C.v. $92.40
 
75.00
516  88-104
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 1k-5r, complete set of 17, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF
 
75.00
517 **   90b
1913, Alexander III, 3k carmine, double impression, block of four, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple
4000.00
518  95
1913, Nicholas I, imperforated sheetlet of ten, proof on chalk-surfaced paper of 15k in yellow brown, issued color, minute inconsequential thin spots at the top margin, did not affect the proofs, very fresh and nice, no gum as produced, VF and extremely rare, ex-Liphschutz Collection, Buchsbayew certificate
10000.00
519 (*)   102a
1913, Winter Palace, 2r red brown, bottom margin imperforated copy, fresh, unused, no gum, F/VF, C.v. $775
250.00
520  103
1913, Romanov Castle, imperforated proof pane of 3r in dark green, printed on white paper, size 71x52mm, flawless condition, no gum as issued, VF and rare
2000.00
521  

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1913, 78 proofs mounted on nicely described pages, including 9 of the complete design of "kop" denominations, 34 proofs of center, 7proofs of frame, 18 proofs of center for stationery postcard, 10 proofs for the high values. Minor usual flaws are possible, generally a great lot for a specialist, no gum as produced, F/VF or better, ex-Norman Epstein
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30000.00
522  106-07 var
1915, money stamps 15k brown and 20k olive green, two blocks of four, both are misperforated, the last one in addition has a part of double vertical perforation, fresh, no gum as issued, VF
300.00
523 **   114-16
1916, money stamps 1k-3k, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, fresh, no gum as issued, VF
200.00
524 **   115
1916, money stamp 2k green, complete sheet with intact margins of 100 stamps, folded along perforation, very fresh, no gum as issued, VF, C.v. $3,500 as singles
 
1000.00
525 **   119-35
1917, 1k-10r, imperforated complete set of 17, some with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
526 **/*   119 var
1917, 1k orange, vertical imperforated pair, the bottom stamp has dramatic overink, full OG, error stamp is NH, VF
100.00
527  121
1917, 3k red, imperforated sheet margin block of 10 (5x2), overprinted "OBRAZETS" in black, full OG, NH or LH (3), VF and scarce item from the Postal Archives
500.00
528  123
1917, 5k claret, imperforated three-side sheet margin block of 10 (5x2), overprinted "OBRAZETS" in black, full OG, NH or LH (2), VF and scarce item from the Postal Archives
500.00
529  87
1910-17, perforated proof of 1r in dark brown, gray and orange, horizontal varnish lines, top sheet margin block of four, each stamp has background shift and misperforated, official signature at the margin, NH, VF
750.00
530  87
1910-17, imperforated proof of 1r in dark brown, gray and orange, horizontal varnish lines, fresh, full OG, LH, VF
150.00
531  87
1910-17, imperforated proof of 1r in dark brown, green and orange, horizontal varnish lines, nice and clean, full OG, LH, VF
150.00