Lots 920 - 949, Catalogue of Auction #33 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
920 (*)   2
1865, 10pa brown and blue, enlarged margins and very fresh, unused, no gum, VF and rare, expertized by Mikulski, Mavrogordato guarantee marking, Mi #1, ?1,000
800.00
921  2
1865, 10pa brown and blue, fresh colors and nice margins, blue retta cancellation, VF, Romeko and Jemtschoujin guarantee markings, C.v. $625
500.00
922  2
1865, 10pa brown and blue, horizontal pair mounted on piece, nice margins, extremely fresh and choice, almost complete Port Chios cancellation, VF and rare, especially in pair
1250.00
923 (*)   3
1865, 2pi blue and red, balanced even margins at four sides, fresh unblemished colors, unused, no gum, VF and rare stamp in mint condition, expertized by Brunn, several other handstamps on reverse, Mi #2, ?1,500
1000.00
924  3
1865, 2pi blue and red, large margins all around, pen cross cancellation, VF, E. Diena certificate, C.v. $850
600.00
925    Russia #8
1865, entire wrapper from Constantinople to Simferopol (Crimea Peninsula), franked by three Imperial 10k brown and blue, perforation 12 1/2, tied with blue Constantinople ds (Tchilinghirian fig. 9), F/VF and scarce franking, expertized by Calves
500.00
926 **/*   4
1866, 10pa rose and pale blue with horizontal network, top left corner margin block of six (3x4), stamp at the bottom right has slight diagonal corner crease, full OG, NH or LH, VF
150.00
927  8
1868, imperforated plate proof of 1k in brown, printed on thin chalk-surfaced card, fresh, no gum as issued, VF and rare
750.00
928  10
1868, imperforated plate proof of 5k in blue, printed on thin chalk-surfaced card, fresh, no gum as issued, F/VF
750.00
929  11
1868, imperforated plate proof of 10k in carmine and greenish blue, left sheet margin copy, printed on thin chalk-surfaced card, no gum as issued, VF and rare gorgeous piece, expertized by Mikulski
1000.00
930  11
1868, perforated plate proof of 10k in dark blue and rose, printed on very thick paper without watermark, small spot of black offset on reverse, nevertheless fresh, no gum as issued, VF
750.00
931  11
1868, perforated plate proof of 10k in black and rose, printed on very thick paper without watermark, tiny black spot at the top, still fresh, no gum as issued, VF and rare
750.00
932  16
1876, black handstamp 8k on 10k carmine and green, very fresh and choice copy, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Mi #10a, ?120
100.00
933  18
1879, black handstamp 7k on 10k carmine and green, bright colors and fresh, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, Mi #11 Ia, ?150
100.00
934  23-26
1884, 1k-7k, printed on horizontally laid paper, complete set of 4, blue overprint "Specimen" at the top right corner of each value, stamp of 1k with slightly rounded top right corner, otherwise nice and fresh, full OG, LH, VF and scarce, ex-Faberge
200.00
935  38-39
1904, two high values, red surcharges 35pi on 3.50r, and 70pi on 7r, printed on vertically laid paper, both with blue overprint "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), large part of OG, VF
200.00
936    31
1905, cover from Jerusalem to Austria, franked by 10pa on 2k green, tied with Russian PO at Jerusalem cancellation, postmarked on arrival, VF
150.00
937    31
1907, PPC sent from Russian PO at Cavalla (Sea Port near Salonika), via Salonika to USA, franked on picture side with red surcharge 10pa on 2k green, showing a part of violet oval ds, the complete Cavalla cancellation is on address side (Tchilinghirian fig. 185), transit and arrival markings, VF and extremely rare, this is one of just a few known postcards bearing Russian PO at Cavalla cancellation
1500.00
938   Mi P3
1908, stationery postcard 20pa on 4k red (Mi #P3), sent from Russian PO at Ordu to Zurich, tied with faint Ordu ds, postmarked on arrival, VF
250.00
939  40-48
1909, 50th Anniversary of the Russian Post Offices in Levant, complete set of nine, full OG, LH, F/VF
 
60.00
940  61-70
1909, overprint "Constantinople", complete set of ten, full OG, LH or hinged, VF, Mi #39-47 II
 
75.00
941  81-90
1909, overprint "Ierusalem", complete set of ten, full OG, two low values are NH, others mostly LH, F/VF, Mi #39-47 V, C.v. $254.50
150.00
942 **   227
1913, Romanov Dynasty, surcharge 50pi on 5r dark brown, three-side margin block of 25, left part of a sheet, post office fresh, NH (LH on margins only), VF and very rare multiple, Mi #75, ?7,500 as single stamps
3000.00
943  204

Russian Levant stamp used as a duty stamp in Persia

1915, red surcharge 1pi on 10k blue (rounded top right corner), used as duty stamp on Tabriz Branch of the Discount Loan Bank statement, written in Russian and Persian, vertical and horizontal paper folds, still VF and extremely rare usage
Click here to see enlarged fragment
1000.00
944    320

White Army Refugees' Correspondences

1921, cover from refugees' camp at Khalki to refugees' camp at Constantinople, franked by blue surcharge 10,000r over Ukrainian trident on 1k orange, all appropriate markings, VF
100.00
945    321
1921, cover from refugees' camp at Tuzla to refugees' camp at Khalki, franked by red surcharge 10,000r over Ukrainian trident on 2k green, all appropriate markings, VF
100.00
946    328, a
1921, cover from refugees' camp at Antigona to refugees' camp at Khalki, franked by two stamps with brown surcharge 20,000r over Ukrainian Trident on 20k blue and carmine, one stamp has inverted surcharge, all appropriate markings, VF and scarce
150.00
947    330
1921, cover from refugees' camp at Khalki to refugees' camp at Lemnos via Constantinople, franked by brown surcharge 20,000r over Ukrainian trident over 20k on 14k blue and red, all appropriate markings, VF
100.00
948    332
1921, cover from refugees' camp Selimie at Hidar-Pasha to refugees' camp at Constantinople, franked by blue surcharge 20,000r over Ukrainian trident on 50k brown violet and green, all appropriate markings, VF
120.00
949    345
1921, cover from refugees' camp at Galipoli to refugees' camp at Constantinople, franked by black surcharge 20,000r on 15k red brown and blue on reverse, all appropriate markings, VF
100.00