Lots 500 - 547, Catalogue of Auction #36 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
500  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, large margins imperforated copy, watermark "1", nicely cancelled on piece with Libava "21 June.185(8)" complete pre-philatelic marking, VF
1000.00
501  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, full side margins imperforated copy, watermark "1", clear Nezhin "April. 185(8)" pre-philatelic boxed cancellation, VF
750.00
502  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, large balanced margins imperforated copy, watermark "1", red pre-philatelic cancellation reads: "...ysk. Otprav. May ..85..", VF and rare
1500.00
503  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, four-side nice margins imperforated copy, watermark "1", boxed pre-philatelic cancellation, VF
500.00
504  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, well margined imperforated copy, watermark "1", circular dotted "14" cancellation (Zhytomyr), VF and scarce
1000.00
505  3
1858, 20k blue and orange, perforation 14 1/2, printed on thin paper, watermark "2" is strongly shifted to the left, neat cancellation, the stamp has "corrected" perforation at the top, still F/VF and rare variety
1500.00
506  3
1858, perforated trial color proof of 20k in green and lilac, printed on watermarked numeral "2" paper, fresh, no gum, VF appearance, Mi #3P 1b
1000.00
507  4
1858, 30k carmine and green, perforation 14 1/2, printed on thick paper, watermark "3", a part of circular date stamp cancellation, fresh, F/VF, Ceremuga certificate
2000.00
508 **/*   5
1864, 1k black and yellow, perforation 12 1/2, block of four, post office fresh condition, full OG, NH (3) or VLH, VF and scarce multiple, Mi #9, 1,400 as hinged singles
2000.00
509  7
1864, 5k black and lilac, perforation 12 1/2, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce in premium quality, Mi #11
600.00
510  13
1865, 3k green and black, perforation 14 1/2, printed on thick paper without watermark, full OG, LH, VF, Mi #13z
300.00
511 **   19-25
1866, 1k-30k, complete set of six, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, NH, F/VF, Mi #18x-23x
600.00
512  25a
1868, 30k carmine and green, printed on vertically laid paper, bright colors, full OG, previously hinged, VF, E. Diena certificate, Mi #23y
1250.00
513 **   26-30
1875-79, 2k-20k, complete set of five, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, NH, F/VF, Mi #24x-28x
400.00
514  27
1875, three perforated trial color proofs of 7k, printed on horizontally laid paper, colors - violet and green, blue and carmine, brown and orange, the last one has insignificant thin spot, all are fresh, large part of OG,F/VF, Mi #25Pa-c, 900
750.00
515 **   31-38
1883, 1k-70k, complete set of eight, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, NH, F/VF, Mi #29-36
400.00
516  41-45, 46-54
1889-92, 4k-1r, 1k-7r, two complete sets, printed on horizontally laid paper, the total is 14 stamps, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF
300.00
517  47, 50 var
1889-92, 2k green and 7k blue, two stamps printed on horizontally laid paper, background is strongly shifted, slight mounts offset on reverse, full OG, previously hinged, VF appearance
150.00
518  50 var
1889, 7k 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
519  50 var
1889, 7k blue, printed on horizontally laid paper, shifted background, printing cliche is broken, resulting in postal horns and arrows look incomplete, text "seven kopecks" is damaged, oval has additional dots, full OG ,previously hinged, VF, ex-Faberge
100.00
520 **   61
1902, 14k blue and carmine, printed on vertically laid paper, block of four, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #50y
150.00
521  62 var
1904, 15k brown violet and blue, printed on vertically laid paper, design is printed on gum side, fresh, LH, VF
300.00
522 **/*   63 var
1904, 20k blue and carmine, printed on vertically laid paper, three lines of horizontal perforation are strongly shifted to the bottom, full OG, NH or LH (1), VF and scarce perforation freak
300.00
523  69-70
1902, 3.50r black and gray, 7r black and yellow, printed on vertically laid paper, blocks of four, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
524 **   77a var
1912, 5k lilac, bottom right corner margin block of six (2x3), watermark "wavy lines" on all right stamps and margin, bottom right stamp has considerably changed design due to pre-printing paper fold, stripe of skipped gum mostly on margin, otherwise full OG, NH, VF, Rosselevitch guarantee marking
300.00
525  78
1909, postal forgery of 7k in dark blue, printed on thin paper with varnish lines, fresh, full "original gum", NH, VF, produced to defraud the Postal Authorities, according to Lobachevski this forgery has type IV, Mi#69F, Raritan Stamps guarantee (2004)
900.00
526  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
527  79
1908, perforated plate proof of 10k in light blue, changed design of the center and curls of the top ribbon, printed on wove paper without gum, one short tip of perforation at the top left, nevertheless very fresh, VF and rare, Mikulski opinion
1000.00
528 **/*   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
529 **   81 var
1917, 15k red brown and blue, vertical varnish lines, complete pane of 25 stamps, blue center is printed on reverse and inverted, folded once along horizontal perforation, extremely fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF and very rare multiple
2500.00
530 **   82 var
1917, 20k blue and carmine, background is printed on gum side, top sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH (hinged on margin only), VF
100.00
531  88-104
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 1k-5r, complete set of 17, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF
150.00
532 **   90b
1913, Alexander III, 3k carmine, double impression, block of four, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF and rare multiple, C.v. $3,600 as hinged singles
4000.00
533  95
1913, Nicholas I, imperforated proof sheetlet of ten of 15k in yellow brown, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, minute inconsequential thin spots at the top margin did not affect the proofs, very fresh and nice, no gum as produced, VF and extremely rare, ex-Liphschutz Collection, Buchsbayew certificate
10000.00
534  104
1913, Nicholas II, 5r dark brown, horizontal imperforated pair, a part of vertical perfin "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), tiny soiling on the back of right margin, no gum, VF and very rare item from the Postal Archives
3500.00
535 **   106a
1915, Nicholas I, money stamp of 15k yellow brown, top sheet margin imperforated copy, no gum as produced, VF
250.00
536 **   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
537 **   119-35
1917, 1k-10r, imperforated complete set of 17, several stamps have sheet margins, full OG, NH, F/VF
100.00
538 **/*   131-35
1917, 1r-10r, imperforated set of five high values, all are in blocks of three plus control marking, full OG, NH or LH, VF, Mi #77 BxL-81BxL
250.00
539 **   131
1917, 1r brown, pale brown and orange, vertical varnish lines, imperforated complete sheet of 100 stamps and 12 labels (two panes of 56) with vertical gutter in the middle, folded along the gutter, full OG, NH, VF and rare multiple
2500.00
540 **   131 var
1917, 1r brown, light brown and orange, vertical varnish lines, right sheet margin imperforated block of 15, inverted double frame variety, and in addition background is strongly shifted to the left, full OG, NH, VF
750.00
541  131
1917, imperforated proof of 1r in brown, pale brown and red orange, issued colors, printed on official paper with orange network, top right corner margin copy with label, full OG, NH, VF and spectacular item
250.00
542 **   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 the label, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #77BxDD1, 250++
150.00
543 **   137a
1917, 3.50r maroon and light green, perforation 12 1/2, complete sheet of 50 stamps and six labels, minor marginal flaws, still fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #78Cx, 850++
100.00
544 **   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, 2,000++
500.00
545 **   87h var
1919, 1r brown, pale brown and orange, horizontal varnish lines, complete sheet of 50 (10x5), double impression of pale brown background, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #77 DyDD3, 6,000++
2500.00
546  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
547  87
1910-17, imperforated proof of 1r in dark brown, gray and orange, horizontal varnish lines, fresh, full OG, LH, VF
150.00