Lots 480 - 536, Catalogue of Auction #34 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
480  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, large margins imperforated copy, watermark "1", nicely cancelled on piece with Libava "21 June.1857" complete pre-philatelic marking, VF
750.00
481  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, nice margins imperforated copy, watermark "1", cancelled on piece with Tauroggen "May.1858" pre-philatelic ds, a part of blue merchant seal at the bottom right corner, VF
600.00
482  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, four full side margins imperforated copy, watermark "1", legible Nezhin "April. 185(8)" pre-philatelic boxed cancellation, VF
600.00
483  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, perfect margins imperforated copy, "14" inside circular dotted cancellation (Zhytomyr), fresh and choice, VF
600.00
484  2
1858, 10k brown and blue, perforation 14 1/2, watermark "1", printed on thick paper, negligible top left corner perforation crease, extremely fresh colors and sharp embossing, nice centering and perforation, full OG, previously hinged, VF, expertized by Friedl, Buchsbayew certificate stated "A very rare unused stamp in excellent condition", Mi #2x
5000.00
485  2
1858, 10k brown and blue, perforation 14 1/2, full offset of center on reverse, "104" inside rectangular dotted cancellation (Bielostok), VF
250.00
486 (*)   8-10
1858, 10k-30k, perforation 12 1/2, complete set of three, sharp embossing and fresh colors, unused, no gum, F/VF, C.v. $1,750 as *
500.00
487  12
1865, 1k black and yellow, perforation 14 1/2, printed on thick paper (0.1mm) without watermark, full OG, previously hinged, VF
250.00
488  13
1865, 3k black and green, perforation 14 1/2, printed on thin paper (0.07mm) without watermark, full OG, LH, VF
150.00
489  18
1865, 30k carmine and green, perforation 14 1/2, printed on thin paper (0.08mm) without watermark, full OG, hinged, VF
500.00
490 **   19-25
1866, 1k-30k, complete set of six, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, NH, F/VF, Mi #18x-23x, ?760
500.00
491  25a
1868, 30k carmine and green, printed on vertically laid paper, full OG, previously hinged, VF, E. Diena certificate, Mi #23y
1250.00
492  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
493  29 var
1875, 10k brown and blue, horizontal pair, printed on horizontally laid paper, both stamps with offset of center on reverse, full OG with minor irregularities on right stamp, VLH, VF
300.00
494 **   31-38
1883-88, 1k-70k, complete set of eight, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
495  31-38
1883-88, 1k-70k, complete set of eight, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $153.50
150.00
496  39-40
1884, 3.50r gray and black and 7r black and orange, complete set of two, printed on vertically laid paper, perfectly centered with strong embossing, full OG, LH, VF, Mi #38y-39y, ?1,800
1000.00
497  39-40
1884, Coat of Arms, two imperforated essays of unaccepted square design for 3.50r in black, gray and blue; and 7r in black, gold and rose, both with embossed center, printed on horizontally laid paper, mounted over small cards, extremely well preserved, VF and probably unique in these color combinations, ex-Breitfuss, Faberge, with E. Diena certificate
15000.00
498  41-45, 46-54
1889-92, 4k-1r and 1k-7r, two complete sets printed on horizontally laid paper, the total is 14 stamps, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF
200.00
499 **/*   46-53
1889-92, 1k-3.50r, set of eight, printed on horizontally laid paper in blocks of four, full OG, blocks of 7k, 14k and 3.50r are NH, all others have top stamps LH, bottom ones - NH, VF
500.00
500  50 var
1889-92, 10k blue, horizontal strip of five, printed on horizontally laid paper, background is printed on gum side and misplaced, minor perf separations, full OG, LH, VF
750.00
501  55-70
1902-05, 1k-7r, complete set of 17, printed on vertically laid paper, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF
200.00
502 **   55
1902, 1k orange, printed on vertically laid paper, bottom left corner margin block of four, printing plant inscription on the left margin reads: "K. T. 07. Lit. A.", full OG, NH, VF
150.00
503  57b
1902, 3k rose red, printed on vertically laid paper, double impression, full OG, hinged, VF, Mi #47yDD
300.00
504  59 var
1902, 7k blue, horizontal pair, printed on vertically laid paper, background is strongly shifted to the top right, full OG, hinged, VF
150.00
505 **/*   60 var
1904, 10k blue, vertical right margin pair, printed on vertically laid paper, background is strongly shifted to the right, full OG, NH or hinged, VF
100.00
506 **   60a
1904, 10k blue, printed on vertically laid paper, background is inverted, bottom right corner margin block of four with control line on the right margin, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
507 **/*   62, 64
1904, 15k brown violet and blue and 25k green and lilac, printed on vertically laid paper, full OG, NH or hinged (top stamps), VF
250.00
508  62 var
1904, 15k brown violet and blue, printed on vertically laid paper, design is printed on gum side, fresh, LH, VF
300.00
509  67
1902, postal forgery of 70k brown and orange, printed on horizontally laid paper, perforation 11 1/4, genuine postal cancellation "Lodz. 4.03.05", fresh, VF and scarce forgery to detract the Postal Authorities, Mi #54F, ?1,000
1000.00
510 **   70
1902, 7r black and yellow, printed on vertically laid paper, top left corner margin block of four and top sheet margin horizontal pair, two different types of printing plant's marginal inscription, full OG, NH (pair is hinged on margin only), VF
250.00
511  71-72
1906, 5r and 10r, complete set of two, printed on vertically laid paper, full OG, LH (10r) or previously hinged, F/VF
200.00
512  71a
1906, 5r blue, green and pale blue, perforation 11 1/2, printed on vertically laid paper, full OG, LH, F/VF
300.00
513  74 var
1909-12, 2k green, perforated copy with triple impression, full OG, LH, F/VF, Mi #64A DDD
100.00
514 **   74/84 var
1909-15, 2k, 3k, 4k, 5k, 10k, 20k and 35k in complete panes of 25, yellow vertical varnish lines, minor perf separations, full OG, NH, VF, these varieties are listed in Lobachevski Cat, rank "R" for each stamp
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1000.00
515  77a
1912-17, plate proof in issued color of 5k in lilac, printed on official stamped paper with green and brown network, block of four, full OG, NH, VF and very rare
1000.00
516 **   77a var
1912, 5k lilac, bottom right corner margin block of six (2x3), watermark "wavy lines" on all right stamps and margin, spectacular pre-printing paper folds are affecting two stamps, especially bottom right one, which has considerably changed design, stripe of skipped gum mostly on margin, otherwise full OG, NH, VF, Rosselevitch guarantee marking
300.00
517  78b
1909, 7k blue, imperforated horizontal pair, vertical varnish lines, nice margins, full OG, LH, VF and scarce
3000.00
518  79 var
1909-12, 10k dark blue, printed on gum side, short one tip of perforation at the top, F/VF, Mi #69AG
150.00
519  79
1908, perforated plate proof of 10k in light blue, bottom left corner margin horizontal pair, changed design of the center and curls of the top ribbon, printed on wove paper without varnish lines, very fresh, no gum as produced, VF and rare, especially in pair, Rossica clear certificate, ex-Serebrakian
2500.00
520 **/*   81 var
1909-12, 15k red brown and blue, block of five, top left stamp with albino impression of center, bottom left has center partly omitted, full OG, NH or LH (top stamps), VF and spectacular item
500.00
521 **/*   82b
1909-12, 20k blue and carmine, omitted background, top margin block of four, full OG, NH or LH (top stamps), VF
150.00
522  82c, 86b
1909-12, 20k blue and carmine and 70k brown and red orange, two stamps with double impression of center, full OG, LH, F/VF
100.00
523 **/*   82c var
1909-12, 20k blue and carmine, double impression of center and in addition double impression of light blue background, fill OG, NH or LH (top stamps), VF and rare unrecorded variety, especially in multiple
1000.00
524  88-104
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 1k-5r, complete set of 17, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF
150.00
525 **   90b
1913, Alexander III, 3k carmine, double impression, block of four, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF and rare multiple
4000.00
526  103
1913, Romanov Castle, imperforated proof pane of 3r in dark green, printed on white paper, size 71x52mm, flawless condition, no gum as issued, VF and rare
2000.00
527 **   105 var
1915, money stamp 10k blue, left sheet margin horizontal pair, spectacular perforation freak, no gum as issued, VF
100.00
528 **   115
1916, money stamp 2k green, complete sheet with intact margins of 100 stamps, folded along perforation, very fresh, no gum as issued, VF, C.v. $3,500 as singles
1000.00
529  121
1917, 3k red, imperforated sheet margin block of 10 (5x2), overprinted "OBRAZETS" in black, full OG, NH or LH (3), VF and scarce item from the Postal Archives
500.00
530  123
1917, 5k claret, imperforated three-side sheet margin block of 10 (5x2), overprinted "OBRAZETS" in black, full OG, NH or LH (2), VF and scarce item from the Postal Archives
500.00
531 **   126a
1917, 20k blue and carmine, omitted background, right sheet margin imperforated block of nine, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
532 **   131b
1917, 1r pale brown, brown and red orange, vertical varnish lines, bottom left corner margin block of five plus label, two stamps have shifted center to the bottom right, three others have center completely omitted, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #77BxF1, ?300++
150.00
533 **   131c
1917, 1r pale brown, brown and red orange, vertical varnish lines, top sheet margin block of five plus label, each stamp has double impression of center, in addition two center impressions on margin and one on label, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #77BxDD1, ?250++
150.00
534 **/*   131e
1917, 1r pale brown, brown and red orange, vertical varnish lines, inverted background, top sheet margin block of five plus label, full OG, NH or LH (1), VF, Mi #77BxK3, ?450++
200.00
535  87
1910-17, perforated proof of 1r in dark brown, gray and orange, horizontal varnish lines, top sheet margin block of four, each stamp has background shift and misperforated, official signature at the margin, NH, VF
750.00
536  87
1910-17, imperforated proof of 1r in dark brown, gray and orange, horizontal varnish lines, fresh, full OG, LH, VF
150.00