Lots 748 - 771, Catalogue of Auction #35 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
748 (*)   1b
1863, Coat of Arms, 6k light blue, printed on medium (0.08mm) paper, fresh, unused, no gum, C.v. $325
250.00
749  2
1865, 10pa brown and blue, fresh colors and nice margins, blue retta cancellation, VF, Romeko and Jemtschoujin guarantee markings, C.v. $625
500.00
750  2
1865, 10pa brown and blue, horizontal pair mounted on piece, nice margins, extremely fresh and choice, large part of Port Chios cancellation, VF and scarce pair
1250.00
751  3
1865, 2pi blue and red, large margins all around, blue retta cancellation, VF, expertized by Bloch, C.v. $850
600.00
752    Russia #8
1865, entire wrapper from Constantinople to Simferopol (Crimea Peninsula), franked by three Imperial 10k brown and blue, perforation 12 1/2, tied with blue Constantinople ds (Tchilinghirian fig. 9), F/VF and scarce franking, expertized by Calves
500.00
753 **/*   4
1866, 10pa rose and pale blue with horizontal network, top left corner margin block of six (3x4), bottom right stamp has slight diagonal corner crease, full OG, NH or LH, VF, C.v. $210 as hinged singles
150.00
754  8
1868, imperforated plate proof of 1k in brown, printed on thin chalk-surfaced card, fresh, no gum as issued, VF and rare
750.00
755  10
1868, imperforated plate proof of 5k in blue, printed on thin chalk-surfaced card, fresh, no gum as issued, F/VF
750.00
756  11
1868, imperforated plate proof of 10k in carmine and greenish blue, left sheet margin copy, printed on thin chalk-surfaced card, no gum as issued, VF and rare gorgeous piece, expertized by Mikulski
1000.00
757  11
1868, perforated plate proof of 10k in dark blue and rose, printed on very thick paper without watermark, small spot of black offset on reverse, nevertheless fresh, no gum as issued, VF
750.00
758  11
1868, perforated plate proof of 10k in black and rose, printed on very thick paper without watermark, tiny black spot at the top, still fresh, no gum as issued, VF and rare
750.00
759  23-26
1884, 1k-7k, printed on horizontally laid paper, complete set of four, blue overprint "Specimen" at the top right corner of each value, stamp of 1k with slightly rounded top right corner, otherwise nice and fresh, full OG, LH,VF and scarce, ex-Faberge
200.00
760  27, 29
1900, 4pa on 1k orange and 10pa on 2k green, two horizontal imperforated pairs, printed on horizontally laid paper, a part of perfin "Obrazets" (Specimen), full OG, NH, VF and scarce stamps, which have never been issued imperforated
400.00
761  34
1903, black surcharge 2pi on 20k blue and carmine, printed on vertically laid paper, horizontal imperforated pair with a part of perfin "Obrazets" (Specimen), full OG, NH, VF
200.00
762  38-39
1904, red surcharges 35pi on 3.50r, and 70pi on 7r, printed on vertically laid paper, both with blue overprint "Obrazets" (Specimen), large part of OG, VF
200.00
763    31
1907, PPC sent from Russian PO at Cavalla (Sea Port near Salonika) to USA via Salonika, franked on picture side by red surcharge 10pa on 2k green, showing a part of violet oval ds, the complete Cavalla cancellation is on address side (Tchilinghirian fig. 185), transit and arrival markings, VF and extremely rare, one of just a few known mailings bearing Russian PO at Cavalla cancellation
1500.00
764   Mi P3
1908, stationery postcard 20pa on 4k red (Mi #P3), sent from Russian PO at Ordu to Zurich, tied by light Ordu cancellation, postmarked on arrival, VF
250.00
765  40-48
1909, 50th Anniversary of the Russian Post Offices in Levant, complete set of nine, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF
60.00
766 **   159 var
1909, overprint "Trebizonde" over 70pi on 7r green and pink, bottom sheet margin copy with "wavy lines" watermark, imperforated at the bottom between stamp and margin, full OG, NH, VF and very rare perforation error
1000.00
767 **   227
1913, Romanov Dynasty, surcharge 50pi on 5r dark brown, three-side margin block of 25, left part of a sheet, post office fresh, NH (LH on margins only), VF and very rare multiple, Mi #75, 7,500 as single stamps
4000.00
768    328, a

Wrangel Army Refugees' Correspondences

1921, cover from refugees' camp at Antigona to refugees' camp at Khalki, franked by two stamps with brown surcharge 20,000r over Ukrainian Trident on 20k blue and carmine, one stamp has inverted surcharge, all appropriate markings, VF and scarce
150.00
769    332
1921, cover from refugees' camp Selimie at Hidar-Pasha to refugees' camp at Constantinople, franked by blue surcharge 20,000r over Ukrainian trident on 50k brown violet and green, all appropriate markings, VF
100.00
770    345
1921, cover from refugees' camp at Galipoli to refugees' camp at Constantinople, franked by black surcharge 20,000r on 15k red brown and blue on reverse, all appropriate markings, VF
100.00
771    

Refugees' Covers - Exhibition Style Collection

1921, 26 covers neatly described on pages, representing various refugees' camps, some better franking by Wrangel issues, minor conveyance flaws are possible, including two defected covers, generally nice collection, F/VF or better
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1500.00