Lots 548 - 576, Catalogue of Auction #36 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
548    

Pre-Philatelic mailings

1839, officially stamped paper with Double-Headed Eagle watermark, 50k black, written in German, sent from Pernau to Revel, sealed with wax, all appropriate markings, VF and very rare
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500.00
549    
1841, entire letter from Odessa to Trieste, boxed Odessa marking and arrival Trieste ds in red, wax seal removed, mostly VF
100.00
550    
1842, entire letter from Berdychev to Paris via Brody, two-line Brody marking, transit and French arrival ds, VF
100.00
551    

Pre-Philatelic Mailings Exhibition Style Fragment of a Collection

1796-1844, 12 different stampless wrappers or entire letters on profusely inscribed pages, including Riga to Parnu (1796) with cancellation #0.03, rank 8 by Dobin Cat.; Kiev to Tambov (1800) with cancellation #0.02, rank 8, also mailings from Arkhangelsk, Petrozavodsk, Perm, Tula and etc., nice and clean condition, VF
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1000.00
552   Mi SU4F

Imperial stationery envelopes

1857, St. Petersburg stationery envelope 5k+1k blue, indicia is inverted at the bottom left corner, size 135x110mm, used in Moscow, slight soiling and horizontal fold, sealed with wax, otherwise fine and rare
1000.00
553   Mi SU1
1848, Imperial postal stationery envelope 10k+1k black, sent from St. Petersburg to Yaroslavl in 1849, red boxed St. Petersburg entry ds, VF and rare
1000.00
554   Mi SU1
1848, Imperial postal stationery envelope 10k+1k black, used as money letter from Yasnovskaya Postal Station to Moscow in 1852, Moscow two-line receiver, sealed with wax, minor conveyance flaws, still F/VF and with high possibility unique item
25000.00
555   Mi U5a
1848, Imperial postal stationery envelope 20k+1k light blue, size 137x107mm, unused, VF
150.00
556   Mi U9
1861, Imperial postal stationery envelope 30k+1k brownish red, size 142x115mm, unused, VF
150.00
557    

Izmail (Bessarab Gubernia)

1880-90's, invitation Charity envelope, size 113x63mm, surcharged in black "10kop. Donation to Izmail Education Institutions. In exchange for Holiday Visits", blue negative Izmail Administration seal, mostly VF andscarce
750.00
558    1

The First stamp used on entire wrapper

1858, 10k brown and blue, imperforated copy, with short margin at the bottom left and enlarged margins at the top and bottom, used on entire from Vindava (Ventspils) to Riga, Vindava circular ds, Riga two-line receiver is on reverse, address is partly erased, still VF
2500.00
559    8

The Third issue franking

1864, 10k brown and blue, perforation 12 1/2, horizontal pair, used on entire wrapper from Odessa to Constantinople, tied with Odessa Port rhombus cancellation, no backstamp, usual fold away from the stamps, VF
100.00
560    9, 13-14

Mixed franking by stamps without watermark (III and IV issues)

1869, three stamps by mistake remained uncancelled, including 20k blue and orange with perforation 12 1/2, used on cover to Selles-sur-Cher (France), blue transit, arrival ds, VF and extremely rare item, ex-Liphschutz
2000.00
561    13-15

The Fourth issue stamps franking

1867, stamps of 3k, 5k and 10k, perforation 14 1/2, printed on paper without watermark, used on entire wrapper from Odessa to Amsterdam, several markings "Franco", arrival ds on reverse, VF
200.00
562    9, 12, 22

Mixed franking cover of three issues (III, IV, V)

1869, five stamps, including 20k blue and orange with perforation 12 1/2, met altogether 28k postal rate, used on entire wrapper from Taganrog to Marseilles, Moscow transit and arrival ds on reverse, VF and very rare, ex-Liphschutz
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2000.00
563    20, 22a, 24

Stamps on horizontally laid paper franking

1872, three stamps, including 5k black and gray, error of color, used on cover from Taganrog to France, appropriate transit and arrival markings, VF
150.00
564    20c, 22c, 24a

Stamps on vertically laid paper franking

1872, 3k, 5k, 20k, all are printed on vertically laid paper, used on entire from St. Petersburg to Bordeaux, all transits and arrival markings, VF
1000.00
565    20c, 24a
1877, registered cover addressed to Moscow, franked on reverse by two stamps on vertically laid paper, cancelled with pre-philatelic two-line Borokhudzirsk Station (now Kazakhstan) ds, postmarked on arrival, sealed with wax, minor tear, still VF and very rare small town mailing, ex-Faberge
1500.00
566    

Mailings without paid postage

1874, unfranked entire wrapper from Berdyansk to Genoa, TPO No. 47-48 transit, two Italian postage dues #J8-9 applied upon arrival, all appropriate markings, horizontal fold away from the stamps, VF
150.00
567    

Disinfected mailings

1847, stampless entire letter from Marseilles to Odessa via Constantinople, forwarding Agent's cachet in blue, a part of black boxed "Ochischeno v Odesskom Karantine" (Decontaminated in Odessa Quarantine) marking has#9.05 by Dobin Cat., usual punches and slits for disinfection, VF
500.00
568    

Russia during the World War I

1916, cover sent from Ivanovo-Voznesensk to Denmark via Petrograd without paying postage, however "uprated" by St. Petersburg War Charity stamp 5k multicolored on reverse, censored, postage due "T" marking and arrival ds, VF
150.00
569    79
1916, cover from Voronezh to Switzerland via Petrograd, franked by 10k dark blue, upon arrival to Petrograd War Charity label 10k multicolored was added on reverse, censored, all appropriate markings, VF
150.00
570    

Russian Ship Mail

1907, stationery card 4k red written in Japanese, delivered by packet-boat, tied with Tsuruga ds and boxed "Paqueboat" marking upon arrival to Tsuruga, VF
200.00
571    
1908, PPC franked by 3k red, addressed to Moscow, posted in the mail on board of a steamship "Blagoveshchensk - Sretensk", tied with oval letter "b" marking, two types of steamship cancellations are alongside, arrival ds, VF
300.00
572    
1908, postal stationery card 4k red, addressed to Kobe, written in Japanese, posted in the mail on board of a steamship of the R.V.A.P. Company, tied with black oval letter "d" marking (Tchilinghirian fig 526), Tsuruga transit and arrival ds, VF and scarce
400.00
573    79a
1910, cover franked by scarce 10k light blue, addressed to Switzerland, posted in the mail on board of a steamship "Blagoveshchensk - Nikolayevsk", tied with oval steamship ds, postmarked on arrival, VF and scarce, S. Sismondo certificate
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600.00
574    
1910, PPC franked by 3k red, addressed to Kharkov, posted in the mail on board of a steamship of Crimean - Caucasian Steamship Company, boxed s/s cancellation in green, Odessa transit and Kharkov arrival markings, VF and very rare
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1000.00
575    79a
1912, pre-printed cover from Baku to Isfahan, franked on reverse by 10k light blue, delivered with steamship "Baku - Enzeli", minor cover flaws, still F/VF
200.00
576    

Soviet Period Steamship cancellations

1928, cover franked by 8k black and brown, addressed to Irkutsk, posted in the mail on the board of Lena River steamship "Yakutsk - Ust'kuta", tied with violet oval steamship ds, postmarked on arrival, VF
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750.00