Lots 138 - 148, Catalogue of Auction #35 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
138 Mi Ib

Paris issue

1920, Eagle with Sword 3r, seven imperforated plate proofs for original printing in various colors, four of which are in green of distinctly different shades, two are in various shades of red, and one is in blue with the design in green printed upside down on reverse and misplaced, full OG or no gum as issued, F/VF
200.00
139 Mi Ic
1920, Eagle with Sword 5r, five imperforated plate proofs for original printing red in distinctly different shades, one stamp has minor thin, otherwise fresh, no gum as issued, F/VF
150.00
140 Mi Ih
1920, Ararat Mountain 50r, twenty five imperforated plate proofs of frames for original printing in various colors, mounted on two pages from a collection, no gum as issued, F/VF or better, very scarce assemble
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750.00
141 Mi Ii
1920, Ararat Mountain 70r, twenty imperforated plate proofs of frames for original printing in various colors, mounted on page from a collection, fresh, no gum as issued, F/VF or better
600.00
142 **/*  Mi Ik var
1920, Ararat Mountain, 100r red and black brown, original printing, perforated block of 4, additional lines of horizontal and vertical perforation, full OG, NH (3) or LH, VF
150.00
143 Mi Ik
1920, Ararat Mountain 100r, imperforated plate proof for original printing in red and black brown (issued colors), block of four with additional lines of horizontal and vertical perforation across the design, no gum as issued, VF
250.00
144 Mi Ik
1920, Ararat Mountain 100r, imperforated plate proof for original printing in red and black brown (issued colors), block of 25, lines of horizontal and vertical perforation across the design, no gum as issued, VF and scarce multiple
1500.00
145  278/94

First Constantinople Issue

1921, imperforated plate proofs printed on glazed paper, set of 15 (less #291, and #294) in blocks of four, some of them with sheet margins, very fresh, no gum as issued, VF and very rare multiples, reportedly one sheet of each denomination has been produced
2500.00
146  322 var
1922, error of black surcharge 500,000 instead of 50,000 on 1000r dull blue and pale blue, neat postal cancellation, unnecessary "0" hand corrected by violet line, F/VF and rare
600.00
147  354 var, 368a, c, 371
1922, handwritten "1k" or "k", set of five, including two perforated and three imperforated stamps, postally used, F/VF, Mi #167A, 168B, 170A,B, ?1,200
400.00
148  381 var
1922, black surcharge 50k over 50(k) on 25,000 gray blue, nice margins imperforated copy, postally used at Yerevan, fresh, VF and extremely rare, expertized by Vinner
1000.00