Lots 266 - 283, Catalogue of Auction #34 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
266    
1847, stampless entire letter from Willmanstrand to Helsingfors, cancelled with Willmanstrand low boxed handstamp, VF, Facit SKr7,000=US$1,085, H. Pahlman certificate
300.00
267   Mi U13B var
1860, stationery envelope 10k carmine, size 145x80mm, broken design at the top left corner, printing variety, fresh, unused, VF
100.00
268    

Powerful Postal Stationery Collection

1850-1985, 149 pieces in three Stanley Gibbons albums. Each item is mounted on nicely described page, primarily unused (15% used), among better unused (Michel #'s) - U11, U15,U18; used - two U4, U12 I, and much more, in addition ten reprints and eleven stamps cut from early stationeries. Condition is a little mixed, but generally fresh, mostly F/VF, excellent and rarely offered holding, Michel C.v. 5,400=US$7,950
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2500.00
269  2
1856, 10k carmine rose, small pearls, horizontal pair used on piece, large margins, cancelled by large single circle postmark "Helsingfors 27.1.1857", two vertical creases mostly between stamps, otherwise VF and rare pair, C. Schwenson certificate, Facit #2, SKr33,000=US$5,120
1500.00
270    2
1858, 10k carmine rose, small pearls, large four side margins, used on entire wrapper from Helsingfors to Abo, pen cross and Helsingfors large single-circle cancellations, merchant seal at the top right corner, fresh, VF and gorgeous item, Facit #2e, SKr16,000=US$2,480
1000.00
271  3
1858, 5k blue, large pearls, nice margins and fresh, pen cross and a part of large single-circle Helsingfors cancellations, slight crease, still VF, Pfenninger expertizing mark, Facit #1 II, SKr14,000=US$2,170
600.00
272  7c
1873-75, 8p black, printed on green ribbed paper, roulette II, horizontal strip of 4, clearly cancelled with "Abo 31/7 1875", two left stamps with perforation faults, two right ones are in perfect condition, fresh, F/VF,R. Gummesson certificate, Facit #6V4C2, SKr8,000=US$1,240 as four singles
400.00
273  8
1870, 10p black, printed on straw yellow paper, roulette III, horizontal pair, small single-circle ds, two short perforation tips at the top, fresh, VF, R. Gummesson certificate, Facit #7V3C3, SKr6,000=US$930 as two singles
150.00
274  8
1870, 10p black, printed on straw yellow paper, roulette III, horizontal pair, clear TPO cancel "No.4 22/7 1873", three short tips of perforation, otherwise VF appearance, R. Gummesson certificate, Facit #7V3C3, SKr6,000
200.00
275  9a, b
1873-75, 20p greenish blue, printed on gray blue paper, roulette I and II, two stamps used on piece, two short tips of perforation, still fresh and interesting combination, VF, Facit #8V2C1 and 8V2C2
100.00
276  10b
1866-73, 40p dull red, printed on pale rose paper, roulette II, fresh color and intact perforation, Vyborg small single-circle ds, VF, Facit #9V1C2, SKr1,500
100.00
277  10b
1866-73, 40p dull carmine, printed on very thin pale rose wove paper, roulette II, intact perforation, printing flaw of frame at the top right corner, small single-circle ds, F/VF and nice copy, Facit #9V1C2
100.00
278    10b
1867, 40p dull carmine, printed on pale rose paper, roulette II, used on cover from Sordavala to St. Petersburg, cancelled with Sordavala small single-circle ds, stamp is in fresh color with two short tips of perforation, cover flap is missing, still F/VF, Facit #9V1C2, SKr4,500=US$700
200.00
279    10d
1873, 40p dull red carmine, printed on pale rose paper, roulette I, some perf irregularities, used on entire wrapper from Vyborg to Taipale, tied with blue small single-circle Vyborg cancel, VF, Facit #9V1C1, SKr4,500
150.00
280 */U   10, a-e

Exhibition Style Intact Collection of 40penni Issue

1866-74, 92 primarily used stamps (3 - mint), including two pairs, and 8 covers or wrappers mounted on well-described and illustrated pages, representing most of existing printings of this stamp, showing various colors, paper shades and cliche varieties. Condition is extremely fresh, however small usual flaws could be found, very nice and clean lot with Facit C.v. is about SKr150,000=US$23,250
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4000.00
281  12a
1866, 5p lilac brown, printed on pale lilac vertically laid paper, roulette II, neatly cancelled, fresh, VF, Facit #5V1C2, SKr2,700
100.00
282 **   C1

Air Post stamps

1930, red Zeppelin overprint on 10m gray lilac, full OG, NH, VF, perfect copy, C.v. $200
100.00
283    C1

Zeppelin Flight

September 24-25, 1930, Zeppelin Baltic Sea Flight postcard, franked by Zeppelin stamp, black flight cachet, Friedrichshafen "25.9.30" arrival ds, VF, Sieger #89A, 350
150.00