Lots 403 - 479, Catalogue of Auction #35 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
403    U1

Imperial Postal Stationery Items

1848, stationery envelope 10+1k black, sent from St. Petersburg to Gdov, pen cross cancellation, red St. Petersburg entry "22.May. 1850" ds, VF and rare
1000.00
404   Mi U5a
1848, Imperial postal stationery envelope 20k+1k light blue, size 137x107mm, unused, mostly VF
150.00
405   Mi U9
1861, Imperial postal stationery envelope 30k+1k brownish red, size 142x115mm, unused, VF
150.00
406   Mi U21B
1875, postal stationery envelope 5k violet, size 140x115mm, sent by registered mail from Moscow to St. Petersburg, uprated by three regular values (9k), postmarked on arrival, sealed with wax, VF
100.00
407   Mi U25C
1875, postal stationery envelope 7k gray, size 148x81mm, sent from Revel to Lovisa (then Russian Finland), several transits and arrival ds on reverse, VF
100.00
408   Mi U27
1875, postal stationery envelope with red surcharge 7k on 8k gray, size 137x80mm, sent by registered mail from Odessa to Berlin, uprated by 7k gray and rose, postmarked on arrival, insignificant soiling, still VF
100.00
409    
1882-84, essay of Imperial stationery entire wrapper, 2k green, size 375x70mm, perfect condition, VF and very rare, ex-Breitfuss, Faberge, Standard Collection Cat. #ES3
5000.00
410    
1882-84, essay of Imperial stationery entire wrapper, 1k yellow, size 375x70mm, inscribed "Pochtovaia Banderol", excellent condition, VF and rare, ex-Breitfuss, Faberge, Standard Cat. #ES4
3000.00
411    
1896, essay for Imperial reply letter card 10k+10k blue, contains two attached letter cards, size 174x106mm, fresh condition, VF and scarce, one copy of the essay was presented to each delegate at the UPU Conference of1906 in Rome, Standard Cat. #ES6
2000.00
412  
1902, essay of stamp for Imperial postal stationery card 3k rose, printed on thick paper, fresh, VF and rare, Luchnik guarantee on reverse
2000.00
413    
1906, form of Imperial reply letter card, contains attached together letter card and reply envelope, outer size 145x92mm, fresh, unused, VF
300.00
414    
1906, form of Imperial reply letter card, contains two attached together letter cards, outer size 162x94mm, fresh, unused, VF
300.00
415    

Imperial Stationery Valuable Collection

1848-91, 37 stationery envelopes (25 used) and three used stationery entire wrappers in an album, highlights included, used unless noted: U2b, U4x5, plus one mint with pre-print, U7c, U10bx2, U26 mint and much more, usual conveyance flaws, most in collectable condition, F/VF, Mi C.v. 2,300
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1000.00
416  1

Imperial Postage Stamps and Postal History

1857, 10k brown and blue, nice margins imperforated copy, watermark "1", large part of Berdichev pre-philatelic marking, VF, C.v. $800
600.00
417  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, large margins imperforated copy, watermark "1", two line boxed Vilno pre-philatelic cancellation, VF
600.00
418  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, four side margin imperforated copy, watermark "1", "354" inside rectangular dotted cancellation (Olgopol), VF and scarce
750.00
419    2
1858, 10k brown and blue, perforation 14 1/2, watermark "1", fresh and nice copy, used on entire wrapper from Riga to Pernau (Parnu), tied with "38" inside circular dotted cancellation, boxed "Received. 9.July.1858" on reverse, VF
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300.00
420  2

Collection of Russia Number 2

1858, 10k brown and blue, perforation 14 1/2, watermark "1", 17 stamps neatly mounted on page from a collection, including one pen cancelled, four Riga pre-philatelic, one - Sokolow(Poland), and 11 different dotted cancellations, fresh and flawless condition, F/VF or better
1500.00
421  3
1858, 20k blue and orange, perforation 14 1/2, watermark "2", printed on very thick (0.13mm) paper, neat date stamp cancellation, perfect condition, VF, Sismondo certificate, Mi #3x, 2,000++
1000.00
422  4
1858, 30k carmine and green, perforation 14 1/2, watermark "3", printed on thick paper (0.12mm), "3" inside rectangular dotted cancellation (Kronshtadt), absolutely perfect condition, VF, Mi #4x, 3,000
2000.00
423  5-7
1864, 1k-5k, complete set of three, perforation 12 1/2, fresh, full or large part of OG (5k), previously hinged, mostly VF, Mi #9-11
1500.00
424  10
1858, 30k carmine and green, perforation 12 1/2, choice copy, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Mi #7, 1,200
1000.00
425    9, 13-14
1869, three stamps, including 20k blue and orange with perforation 12 1/2, used on cover from Rybinsk to Selles-sur-Cher (France) via St. Petersburg, several transits and arrival ds, VF, ex-Liphschutz
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750.00
426  12
1865, 1k black and yellow, perforation 14 1/2, printed on paper without watermark, full OG, previously hinged, VF
250.00
427  13
1865, 3k black and green, perforation 14 1/2, printed on thick paper (0.095mm) without watermark, full OG, VLH, VF, ex-Faberge, Mi #13x
250.00
428  17
1865, 20k blue and orange, perforation 14 1/2, printed on paper without watermark, full OG, LH, F/VF
500.00
429  18
1865, 30k carmine and green, perforation 14 1/2, printed on thick paper without watermark, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Mi #17x
500.00
430 **   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
431 **   19 var
1866, 1k black and yellow, printed on horizontally laid paper, block of four, top left stamp has broken "1" at the bottom left value tablet, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
432  22b
1866, 5k black and lilac, horizontal imperforated pair, background is shifted to the right, cancelled at the bottom, right stamp has shallow thin, nevertheless very nice and clean pair, VF and very rare, lot #226 of Harmers' Faberge Sale of 1939
7500.00
433    17, 20, 22a
1869, three stamps, including 20k blue and orange with perforation 14 1/2, printed on paper without watermark, and 5k black and gray on laid paper, color variety, used on entire wrapper from Moscow to Grenoble, redirected to Villard De Lans, red "P.D.", postmarked on arrival, VF
250.00
434    24a
1872, 20k blue and orange, printed on vertically laid paper, used on wrapper from St. Petersburg to Bordeaux, Prussian transit and arrival ds, VF
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750.00
435    20a, 22, 24a
1869, three stamps, including 3k black and green and 20k blue and orange, printed on vertically laid paper, used on cover from Odessa to Marseilles, transit and arrival markings, VF
750.00
436  28c
1875, 8k gray and rose, printed on horizontally laid paper, "Sosem" in denomination variety, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce, Raritan Stamps guarantee (2002)
1000.00
437 **   31-38
1883-88, 1k-70k, complete set of eight, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, NH, F/VF, Mi #29-36
300.00
438 **   31-38
1883-88, 1k-70k, complete set of eight, printed on horizontally laid paper, sheet margin blocks of four (block of 7k without margin), block of 70k has two stamps with varieties of denomination, full OG, NH, F/VF and scarce, Mi #29-36, II
2000.00
439  35a
1883-88, 7k blue, printed on horizontally laid paper, horizontal imperforated pair, background is slightly shifted to the bottom, full OG, LH, VF and scarce, BPB certificate, Mi #33U
2000.00
440  39-40
1884, 3.50r gray and black, 7r black and orange, complete set of two, printed on vertically laid paper, nice and fresh set, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, stamp of 3.50r expertized by Mikulski, stamp of 7r with APEX certificate, Mi #38y-39y, 1,800
1000.00
441  43 var
1889, 20k blue and carmine, printed on horizontally laid paper, background is inverted, neat St. Petersburg cancellation, bottom corner perforation creases, nevertheless fresh collectable copy of this extremely rare stamp, VF appearance, Mi #42xK2
10000.00
442  43
1889, 20k blue and carmine, printed on horizontally laid paper, nice margins imperforated copy, a part of letters "z" for "Orazets" (Specimen), full OG, LH, VF
250.00
443  43
1889, imperforated plate proof of 20k in blue and carmine (issued colors), printed on chalk-surfaced thin card, right sheet margin copy, no gum as issued, VF, a scarce item from the Postal Archives
500.00
444  50
1900, postal forgery of 7k blue, printed on paper without watermark, block of four, genuine cancellation "Otdelenie Pochtovogo Vagona 4.10.VII.1900" perforation reinforced by hinges, tiny top left corner crease, VF and possibly unique multiple, Mi #49F, 4,000 for four singles
5000.00
445  51a
1889-92, 14k blue and carmine, printed on horizontally laid paper, center is inverted, clean, readable cancellation of Yemetskoye Post Office, intact perforation, VF and rare, Enzo Diena certificate, Mi #50xK, 5,000
4000.00
446 **   56
1902, 2k green, printed on vertically laid paper, right sheet margin block of four, plate #2 on margin, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
447 **   56 var
1902, 2k green, top left corner margin block of nine, background is printed on gum side and misplaced to upper right, minor perf separations, hinged on margins, stamps are NH, VF and scarce multiple, ex-Baughman
1500.00
448 **   59
1902, 7k blue, printed on vertically laid paper, top left corner margin horizontal pair, marginal imprint reads: "B. 04 P.", full OG, NH, VF
150.00
449 **   59a
1902, 7k blue, printed on vertically laid paper, top sheet margin copy, background is completely omitted, full OG, NH, VF, Raritan Stamps guarantee (2002)
750.00
450 **   60a
1904, 10k blue, printed on vertically laid paper, background is inverted, block of four, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
451 **   61 var
1902, 14k blue and carmine rose, printed on vertically laid paper, block of four, bottom right stamp has jointed "E" and "T" in "Chetyrnadtsat", full OG, NH, VF, Mi #50y PF IV
200.00
452 **   67 var
1904, 70k brown and orange, printed on vertically laid paper, separated "7" and "0" in "70" at the top right value tablet (position 59), full OG, NH, VF, Mi #54y PF
150.00
453  
1902, essay of 2k in black, unissued design, printed on thick paper, no gum as produced, VF and rare, ex-Breitfuss, Faberge, Standard Cat. #UD40
2000.00
454  
1902, essay of 2k in blue and dark blue, unissued design, printed on thick paper, no gum as produced, VF and rare, ex-Breitfuss, Faberge, Standard Cat. #UD40 var
2000.00
455  
1902, essay of 3k in red and green, unissued design, printed on thick paper, no gum as produced, VF and rare, ex-Breitfuss, Faberge, Standard Cat. #UD41a
2000.00
456 (*)   78b
1909, 7k blue, imperforated horizontal pair, vertical varnish lines, enlarged margins, unused, no gum, VF and scarce, Mi #68U
1000.00
457  79
1908, perforated plate proof of 10k in light blue, block of four, three instead of two lines of the center oval, changed design of the center and curls of the top ribbon, printed on wove paper with varnish lines, very fresh, no gum as produced, VF and extremely rare multiple
5000.00
458    79a
1912, 10k light blue used on pre-printed cover from Baku to Tehran via Isfahan, all appropriate transit and arrival markings, VF
150.00
459  87c
1910, 1r light brown, brown and orange, light brown background is inverted, block of four, full OG, LH, VF, Mi #77 Axa K3, 240++
150.00
460  88-104
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 1k-5r, complete set of 17, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF
120.00
461  88-104
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 1k-5r, complete set of 17, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF
120.00
462  92a var
1913, Nicholas II, 7k brown, imperforated copy with double impression, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Raritan Stamps guarantee (2001)
750.00
463  119
1917, 1k orange, imperforated side sheet margin block of 10 (5x2), black typo overprint "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), full OG, NH, VF and scarce item from the Postal Archives
500.00
464  120
1917, 2k gray green, imperforated side sheet margin block of 10 (5x2), black typo overprint "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), slight diagonal crease is affecting two stamps, full OG, NH, VF and scarce item from the Postal Archives
500.00
465  121
1917, 3k red, imperforated side sheet margin block of 10 (5x2), black typo overprint "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), full OG, NH, VF and scarce item from the Postal Archives
500.00
466  122
1917, 5k claret, imperforated side sheet margin block of 10 (5x2), black typo overprint "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), fresh, full OG, NH, VF and scarce item from the Postal Archives
500.00
467 **   131e
1917, 1r light brown, dark brown and orange, vertical varnish lines, background is inverted, imperforated block of four, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #77BxK3, 400++
150.00
468 **   87, 137b-38b var
1919, 1r, 3.50r and 7r, perforated complete set of four high values, including two stamps of 7r in different shades (lilac pink or rose), complete sheets of 50, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #77D-80D
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150.00
469 **   87h var
1919, 1r light brown, brown and orange, horizontal varnish lines, orange center is strongly shifted to the left, imperforated complete sheet of 50, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
470 **   87j
1919, 1r light brown, brown and orange, horizontal varnish lines, orange center is inverted and shifted to the bottom, imperforated block of four, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #77Dy K1, 1,200++
300.00
471 **   138b var
1919, 7r dark green and pink, horizontal varnish lines, complete sheet of 50, right vertical row of five stamps with completely omitted varnish lines, NH, VF, Mi #80D yF3, 1,000++
500.00
472  87
1910-17, perforated proof of 1r in dark brown, gray and orange, horizontal varnish lines, background shift and misperforated, NH, VF, Mi #77DyPa, 350 as hinged
150.00
473    

Imperial Postal History Royalty Mailing

1826, free-frank small size envelope sent from St. Petersburg by Empress Aleksandra Feodorovna (wife of Emperor Nicholas I, nee Princess Charlotte of Prussia) to Berlin, addressed to her younger brother Prince Charles (Carl), St. Petersburg round entry ds, border two-line marking "P. MEMEL. 7.SEPT.", red Imperial wax seal with a Crown and two Shields, VF and an interesting item
600.00
474  Barefoot #1-9

Russian Revenue and Official stamps

1890, Distillery Tax stamps, the first issue, complete set of nine, nice and clean, unused, VF, C.v. 285
300.00
475  Barefoot #14 var
1899, Postal Saving stamp 5r deep blue on buff network, dated "1", watermark "horizontal diamonds" variety, postal cancellation, VF
150.00
476  Barefoot #11
1895, St. Petersburg Residence Permit, five large die proofs, colors: carmine, brown, blue, orange and green, value tablet blank, perfect condition, VF and extremely rare assembly
5000.00
477 Mi 140B
1918, Postal Revenue stamp, 15k blue on rose network, top right corner margin imperforated tete-beche block of four, watermark "Curls" at the top margin, a part of red overprint "Obrazets" (Specimen), full OG, NH, VF
300.00
478 Mi 142B
1918, Postal Revenue stamp, 50k red on rose and green network, top sheet margin imperforated tete-beche block of four, watermark "Curls" on the margin, a part of red overprint "Obrazets" (Specimen), 5mm scissors'separation between stamps, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
479  

Russian and Soviet Revenue Stamps - Large Collection

1875-1930, about 2000 stamps in two blue stockbooks, including revenue, judicial, postal saving and control stamps, as well as tobacco license, medicine, police and etc. issues. The collection contains considerable amount of various local revenue stamps from St. Petersburg, Moscow, Baku, Batum, Georgia, Odessa and other regions. Modest duplication with some plate or watermark varieties, condition is generally fresh, however, insignificant faults are possible as always on a large holding, mostly F/VF or better, Barefoot C.v. is over 5,500=US$11,000 for listed material
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2500.00