Lots 1030 - 1054, Catalogue of Auction #34 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
1030  1c
1863, Coat of Arms, 6k dark blue, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, large margins, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $200
150.00
1031 **/*   1c
1863, Coat of Arms, 6k dark blue, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, block of four, full OG, NH or LH (top stamps), VF, Mavrogordato guarantee markings, RPS certificate
1000.00
1032  2
1865, 10pa brown and blue, even to large margins with strong colors, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF and very rare with original gum, L. Rosauer and others guarantees on reverse
2000.00
1033  2
1865, 10pa brown and blue, nice margins, blue neat date stamp, F/VF, E. Diena certificate, C.v. $625
500.00
1034 (*)   3
1865, 2pi blue and red, enlarged four side margins, fresh unblemished colors, unused, no gum, VF and rare stamp in mint condition, Mi #2, 1,500
1000.00
1035  3
1865, 2pi blue and red, nice balanced margins, used on piece with blue retta cancellation, VF, Mikulski certificate, C.v. $850
600.00
1036  7
1867, imperforated plate proof of 2pi in black with brown vertical network, nice margins all around and very fresh, no gum as issued, VF and extremely rare, only a few such proofs known, expertized by W. Pohl and Prof. Winterstern
1000.00
1037    10
1869, cover from Constantinople to Aleppo, franked by 5k blue and dark blue, blue retta cancellation, Alexandretta transit, two-line "Poste Russe. d'Alep" arrival marking, VF and extremely rare, only a few Russian PO at Levantmailings with this Aleppo marking are known, this one is definitely the best quality item
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5000.00
1038    14a
1872, 5k blue, printed on vertically laid paper, used on reverse of entire, written in Arabic, tied by blue Port Trebizond cancellation, mostly VF
400.00
1039  24
1884, 2k green, printed on horizontally laid paper, imperforated gutter block of four, red "Ts" is in the middle (a part of OBRAZETS overprint), reinforced by hinge horizontally between stamps, fresh, full OG, VF
500.00
1040  38-39
1903-05, two high values, printed on vertically laid paper, light blue diagonal overprint "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), fresh, full OG, previously hinged, VF
200.00
1041  40-48
1909, 50th Anniversary of the Russian Post Offices in Levant, complete set of nine, full OG, NH (2) or LH/hinged, F/VF
60.00
1042  67a
1909, error overprint "Constanttnople" over 10pi on 1r brown and orange, full OG, previously hinged, VF, SG #72a
75.00
1043  81-90
1909, overprint "Ierusalem", complete set of ten, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, Mi #39-47 V, C.v. $254.50
150.00
1044  90 var
1909, blue overprint "Ierusalem" on 5pa on 1k orange, top sheet margin horizontal pair, printed on glued up paper resulting in a part of the design of the left stamp is missing, full OG, LH, VF and spectacular error
100.00
1045    204
1912, pre-printed cover from Russian PO at Trebizond to Tauris (Persia), franked on reverse by red surcharge 1pi on 10k blue, blue oval merchant marking, arrival ds, VF
150.00
1046    204
1914, pre-printed cover from Russian PO at Stambul (Constantinople) to Tehran, franked on reverse by red surcharge 1pi on 10k blue, postmarked on arrival, VF
150.00
1047  228-31
1913, black surcharges on 3k, 5r and 10r, complete set of three, postal cancellations, high values used on pieces, VF, Mi #76-78, 650
150.00
1048    8, 10

Russian Post Offices in Syria

1869, entire wrapper from Alexandretta to Beirut, franked by 1k brown and 5k blue, both with perforation 11 1/2, tied with dotted blue cancellation, Russian PO at Alexandretta date stamp on reverse, Beirut arrival ds, mostly VF and rare
1200.00
1049    14, 20a
1880, cover from Alexandretta to Aleppo, franked by Russian Levant 1k black and yellow and 5k blue, tied with Russian PO at Alexandretta blue ds, upon arrival to Aleppo uprated by two Turkish stamps #43-44 on reverse, all appropriate markings, VF and rare mixed franking cover
1000.00
1050    235

Wrangel Army Refugees' Correspondences

1921, registered cover from refugees' camp at Buyuk-Dere to refugees' camp at Constantinople, franked by red surcharge 20,000r on 7r black and yellow, printed on vertically laid paper, all appropriate markings, the cover was opened roughly, still VF
200.00
1051    322
1921, cover from refugees' camp Selimie at Hidar-Pasha to refugees' camp at Constantinople, franked by two stamps bearing different trident overprints (Odessa and Yekaterinoslav), all appropriate markings, VF
120.00
1052    327
1921, postcard from refugees' camp at Scutari to refugees' camp at Lemnos, franked by red surcharge 10,000r over trident overprint on 10k on 7k light blue, entry and arrival ds, VF
150.00
1053    354
1921, postcard from refugees' camp at Prinkipo to refugees' camp at Cattaro, franked by blue surcharge 10,000r on 5k claret, imperforated copy, all appropriate markings, VF and rare, expertized by A. Diena
500.00
1054    371
1921, cover from refugees' camp at Tuzla to refugees' camp at Lemnos, franked by horizontal pair of blue surcharge 10,000r over 20pa on 5k claret, entry and arrival markings, VF
100.00