Lots 136 - 150, Catalogue of Auction #33 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
136 Mi Ib

Paris issue

1920, Eagle with Sword, seven imperforated plate proofs for original printing of 3r in various colors, four of which are in green of distinctly different shades, two are in various shades of red, and one is in blue with the design in green printed upside down on reverse and misplaced, full OG or no gum as issued, F/VF
200.00
137 Mi Ic
1920, Eagle with Sword, five imperforated plate proofs for original printing of 5r red in distinctly different shades, one stamp has minor thin, otherwise fresh, no gum as issued, F/VF
150.00
138 Mi Ie
1920, Eagle with Sword, imperforated plate proof of 15r in black, printed on thin card, in addition imperforated plate proof in issued color (dark violet), both are originals, no gum as issued, F/VF, last one with Romeko guarantee marking
100.00
139 Mi Ih
1920, twenty five imperforated plate proofs for original printing of 50r in various colors, frames only, mounted on two pages from a collection, no gum as issued, F/VF or better, very scarce assembly
Click here to see Page 2
750.00
140 Mi Ii
1920, twenty imperforated plate proofs for original printing of 70r in various colors, frames only, mounted on page from a collection, fresh, no gum as issued, F/VF or better, scarce assembly
600.00
141 **/*  Mi Ik var
1920, Ararat Mountain, 100r red and black brown, original printing, perforated block of 4, additional lines of horizontal and vertical perforation, full OG, NH (3) or LH, VF
150.00
142 Mi Ik
1920, Ararat Mountain, imperforated plate proof for original printing of 100r in red and black brown (issued colors), block of four with additional lines of horizontal and vertical perforation across the design, no gum as issued, VF
250.00
143 Mi Ik
1920, Ararat Mountain, imperforated plate proof for original printing of 100r in red and black brown (issued colors), block of 25, lines of horizontal and vertical perforation across the design, no gum as issued, VF and scarce multiple
1500.00
144  278/94
1921,First Constantinople Issue, imperforated plate proofs printed on glazed paper, set of 15 (less #291, and #294) in blocks of 4, some of them with sheet margins, very fresh, no gum as issued, VF and extremely rare multiples, reportedly one sheet of each denomination has been produced
2500.00
145 **/*   293 var
1921, Ararat Mountain, 25,000r gray blue, vertical tete-beche pair, tiny gum wrinkles between stamps only, very fresh, full OG, previously hinged in the middle, stamps are NH, VF and rare
750.00
146  295-99
1921, "Star" surcharges on Imperial high values, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, LH, F/VF, C.v. $200++
150.00
147  322 var
1922, error of black surcharge 500,000 instead of 50,000 on 1000r dull blue and pale blue, neat postal cancellation, unnecessary "0" hand corrected by violet line, F/VF and rare
600.00
148    327, 330
1923, money order for 19,458,000r, sent from Kamarloo to Yerevan, franked by three surcharged stamps, including vertical pair of black surcharge 100,000 on 2000r black and gray, postmarked on arrival, usual small holes on the left, VF
500.00
149    327, 332 var
1923, money order for 40,000,000r, sent from Kamarloo to Yerevan, franked by three surcharged values, including double violet surcharge 500,000 on 10,000r black and rose, postmarked on arrival, usual archival holes on the left, VF
600.00
150  381 var
1922, black surcharge 50k over 50(k) on 25,000 gray blue, nice margins imperforated copy, postally used at Yerevan, fresh, VF and extremely rare, expertized by Vinner
1000.00