Lots 454 - 513, Catalogue of Auction #33 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
454   Mi SU4E
1850, St. Petersburg postal stationery envelope 5+1k light blue, indicia is upside down at the bottom left corner, size 113x76mm, sent in St. Petersburg, boxed arrival marking on reverse, sealed with wax, mostly VF
750.00
455  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, imperforated copy with nice balanced margins and sharp colors, watermark "1", tied by "266" inside rectangular dotted cancellation (Chechersk), VF and very scarce small town marking, Mikulski opinion, C.v. $800
500.00
456  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, imperforated copy with large margins all around, used on piece, tied by "209" inside rectangular dotted cancellation (Oboyan), boxed "Polucheno" (Received) at the top right corner, fresh, VF and scarce
500.00
457    2
1858, 10k brown and blue, perforation 14 1/2, perfect centering and intact perforation, used on folded letter from Revel to Svarta (Finland), tied with "37" inside circular dot cancellation, other Revel pre-philatelic marking is on reverse, VF
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300.00
458    2
1858, 10k brown and blue, perforation 14 1/2, fresh and nice copy, used on entire wrapper from Riga to Pernau (Parnu), tied with "38" inside circular dotted cancellation, boxed "Received. 9.July.1858" on reverse, VF
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300.00
459    9
1863, 20k blue and orange, perforation 12 1/2, used on entire wrapper from Taganrog to St. Petersburg, arrival ds on the back, usual fold away from the stamp, mostly VF, scarce solo franking
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500.00
460    9, 13-14
1869, three stamps, including 20k blue and orange with perforation 12 1/2, used on cover from Rybinsk to Selles-sur-Cher (France) via St. Petersburg, several transits and arrival ds, VF, ex-Liphschutz
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750.00
461 **   19-25
1866, 1k-30k, complete set of six, printed on horizontally laid paper, nice set, full OG, NH, F/VF, Mi #18x-23x, 760
500.00
462    20, 22, 24
1871, three stamps - 3k, 5k and 20k, printed on horizontally laid paper, used on entire wrapper from St. Petersburg to Paris, Prussian transit and arrival ds, VF
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150.00
463    20d, 22a, 24
1871, three stamps, including 3k black and green with error "v" of background, 5k black and gray, error of color, and 20k blue and orange, used on cover to France, posted to the mail on TPO No. 23-24, red "AusRussland", St. Petersburg transit and arrival marking on reverse, VF
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400.00
464    19c, 20c, 23a
1872, three stamps - 1k, 3k and 10k, in horizontal pairs, printed on vertically laid paper, used on entire wrapper to Bordeaux, all appropriate transit and arrival markings, horizontal fold away from the stamps, VF
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750.00
465  24a
1868, 20k blue and orange, printed on vertically paper, top left corner perforation crease, nevertheless sharp colors and extremely fresh, full OG, LH, VF, E. Diena certificate, Mi #22y, 2,000
1000.00
466    24a
1872, 20k blue and orange, printed on vertically laid paper, used on wrapper from St. Petersburg to Bordeaux, Prussian transit and arrival ds, VF
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750.00
467  25a
1868, 30k carmine and green, printed on vertically laid paper, nice centering and fresh colors, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Ferchenbauer certificate, Mi #23y
1200.00
468 **   26-30
1875-79, 2k-20k, complete set of five, printed on horizontally laid paper, stamp of 7k has usual rough perforation, otherwise post office fresh, full OG, NH, F/VF, Mi #24x-28x, 360
300.00
469  26-30
1875-79, 2k-20k, complete set of five, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF
150.00
470   Mi U26
1880, stationery envelope with red surcharge 7k on 10k brown, size 139x113mm, unused, mostly VF
150.00
471 **/*   31-38
1883, 1k-70k, complete set of eight, four of which are sheet margin copies, full OG, NH (1k-35k) and stamp of 70k is previously hinged, F/VF, Mi #29-36
150.00
472  35a
1883-84, 7k blue, horizontal imperforated pair, slightly shifted background as usual, balanced margins, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF and scarce pair, ex-Ferrary, Mikulski certificate, Mi #33U
1500.00
473  35b
1884, 7k blue, background is inverted and slightly shifted to the bottom, excellent condition, full OG, LH, VF and very rare, expertized by G. Buhler, ex-Liphschutz, Mi #33K
2500.00
474  36 var
1884, Coat of Arms, essay without thunderbolts of unissued denomination of 20k blue and red, printed on thickened paper, approximate size 52x70mm, printer's dots at the top and bottom, very fresh, no gum asissued, VF and extremely rare, ex-Liphschutz
5000.00
475  38 var
1883, 70k brown and orange, two copies with jointed or separated "7" and "0" at the top right or bottom right value tablets, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Mi #36 I, II, 400
200.00
476  39
1884, 3.50r black and gray, printed on vertically laid paper, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Mi #38y, 850, expertized by Mikulski
750.00
477  43
1889, 20k blue and carmine, printed on horizontally laid paper, nice margins imperforated copy, a part of letters "z" for "Obrazec" (Specimen), full OG, LH, VF
250.00
478  43
1889, imperforated plate proof of 20k in blue and carmine (issued colors), printed on chalk-surfaced thin card, right sheet margin copy, no gum as issued, VF, a scarce item from the Postal Archives
600.00
479  44 var
1889, 50k violet and green, printed on horizontally laid paper, green color is strongly shifted to the top, full OG, previously hinged, VF
100.00
480 **   47a
1889, 2k green, printed on horizontally laid paper, top left corner margin imperforated block of four, excellent condition, full OG, NH, hinged at the top margin, far away from the stamps, VF and rare multiple, ex-Faberge, Mikulski certificate, Mi #46xU
5000.00
481    47
1903, stationery postcard 3k red uprated by bisect of 2k green, printed on horizontally laid paper, made correct postal rate of 4k, sent from Padzhory (Tiflis Govt.) to Germany, postmarked on arrival, VF and rare usage
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500.00
482 **   55a
1902, 1k orange, printed on vertically laid paper, balanced margins imperforated copy, full OG, NH, VF, Hovest certificate, Mi #45yU
1500.00
483 **   56 var
1902-05, 2k green, top left corner margin block of nine, background is printed on gum side and misplaced to upper right, minor perf separations, hinged on margins, stamps are NH, VF and scarce multiple, ex-Baughman
1500.00
484 **   61, 63, 65
1902-05, 14k, 20k and 35k, printed on vertically laid paper, three vertical gutter blocks of four, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
485  78
1908, die proof of 7k in greenish blue, without varnish lines, printed on card, approximate size 27x36mm, perfect quality, no gum as produced, VF and rare, ex-Liphschutz
2000.00
486 **   79 var
1912, 10k dark blue, vertical pair printed on gum side, bottom stamp has partly omitted design, minor perf irregularities, still fresh, NH, F/VF
250.00
487    79a
1912, 10k light blue used on pre-printed cover from Baku to Tehran via Isfahan, all appropriate transit and arrival markings, VF
150.00
488 **   81c
1912, Coat of Arms 15k, blue center is completely omitted, absolutely perfect copy, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
489  88-104
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 1k-5r, complete set of 17, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF
120.00
490  88-104
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 1k-5r, complete set of 17, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF
 
120.00
491 **   90a
1913, Romanov Dynasty, Alexander III, 3k carmine, double impression, excellent condition, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $700 as hinged
750.00
492  119
1917, 1k orange, imperforated side sheet margin block of 10 (5x2), black typo overprint "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), full OG, NH, VF and scarce item from the Postal Archives
500.00
493  120
1917, 2k gray green, imperforated side sheet margin block of 10 (5x2), black typo overprint "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), slight diagonal crease is affecting two stamps, full OG, NH, VF and scarce item from the Postal Archives
500.00
494    120
1917, 2k green, postmaster's rouletted perforation on imperforated stamp, used on newspaper wrapper from Moscow to Geneva, re-directed to Finland, censored, usual vertical fold, otherwise VF and rare franking
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500.00
495  121
1917, 3k red, imperforated side sheet margin block of 10 (5x2), black typo overprint "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), full OG, NH, VF and scarce item from the Postal Archives
500.00
496  122
1917, 5k claret, imperforated side sheet margin block of 10 (5x2), black typo overprint "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), fresh, full OG, NH, VF and scarce item from the Postal Archives
500.00
497 **   131 var
1917, 1r light brown, dark brown and orange, vertical varnish lines, right sheet margin imperforated block of 15, inverted double frame variety, and in addition background is strongly shifted to the left, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
498 **   131e
1917, 1r light brown, dark brown and orange, vertical varnish lines, background is inverted, imperforated block of four, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #77BxK3, 400++
250.00
499 **   138b var
1919, 7r dark green and pink, horizontal varnish lines, complete sheet of 50 (10x5), right vertical row of five stamps with completely omitted varnish lines, NH, VF, Mi #80D yF3, 1,000++
300.00
500  87
1910-17, perforated proof of 1r in dark brown, gray and orange, horizontal varnish lines, background shift and misperforated, NH, VF, Mi #77DyPa, 350 as hinged
150.00
501  87
1919, imperforated proof of 1r in dark brown, light green, and orange, full OG, LH, VF, Mi #77D yPUb, 250
150.00
502    

Imperial Charity Advertising stationery envelopes

1899, Empress Marie Feodorovna incomplete advertising stationery envelope 7k blue, series No.13, used in Estland Govt, contains about 20 various advertisements inside and on reverse, VF
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250.00
503    
1899, Empress Marie Feodorovna incomplete advertising stationery envelope 7k blue, series No.15, sent from Revel to Vainoden (Kurland Govt), contains about 20 various advertisements inside and on reverse, postmarked on arrival, VF
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250.00
504    56

Russian Rail Road and TPO cancellations

1904, PPC from Chita to Brussels, insufficiently franked by 2k green, bearing Chita PO oval postage due marking "4k", delivered by three(!) different TPO and bearing all appropriate markings, arrival ds, VF
200.00
505    

Chinese Eastern Rail Road mailings

1909, stationery postcard 3k red, addressed to Manchuria, delivered by TPO No.262 "Harbin - Manchuria" (Tchilinghirian fig.666), Manchuli arrival ds (fig.563), VF
150.00
506    
1912, stationery postcard 3k red, sent from Khabarovsk Train Station to Tsitsikar, postmarked on arrival, VF and scarce
500.00
507    
1918, cover addressed to USA, franked by 20k blue and carmine on reverse, cancelled with TPO "Manchuria - Harbin. No.261", bearing blank red oval TPO Postage Due handstamp, censored upon arrival to USA, roughly opened, still F/VF and rare
500.00
508    

Russian Ship Mail

1898, stationery postcard 4k red, sent from Vladivostok to Cologne via Nagasaki, delivered by Russian and French packet-boats, circular "Ligne" marking, transits and arrival markings, VF
150.00
509    
1907, cover franked by a pair of 5k claret, tied by black oval "Parokhod Obsch. R.V.A.P." ds, addressed to New York, delivered by a steamship of the R.V.A.P. Co. to Japan, boxed "Paquebot" marking, Tsuruga transit on reverse, mostly VF
400.00
510    
1908, stationery card 3k red written in Japanese, uprated by 1k orange, delivered by packet-boat, tied with Tsuruga ds, boxed "Paquebot" marking is alongside, VF
200.00
511    
1910, PPC franked by 3k red, sent from Chernyayevo (Amur Govt) to Blagoveschensk, delivered by steamship "Blagoveschensk - Sretensk", all appropriate markings, slightly rounded corners, mostly VF
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300.00
512    76
1912, PPC franked by 4k carmine (pulled perforation), written in Japanese, delivered with steamship "Vladivostok - Tsuruga", Tsuruga violet marking and arrival ds, F/VF and scarce card
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400.00
513    
1912, preprinted cover from Baku to Isfahan, delivered with a steamship on line "Baku - Enzeli", franked on reverse by 10k blue, Tehran transit and arrival ds, VF
200.00