Lots 851 - 870, Catalogue of Auction #36 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
851  2
1865, 10pa brown and blue, even to large margins with strong colors, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF and very rare mint copy with original gum, L. Rosauer and others guarantees on reverse
2000.00
852  2
1865, 10pa brown and blue, nice margins, blue neat date stamp, F/VF, E. Diena certificate, C.v. $625
500.00
853 (*)   3
1865, 2pi blue and red, enlarged four side margins, fresh unblemished colors, unused, no gum, VF and scarce stamp in mint condition, Mi #2, ?1,500
1000.00
854  3
1865, 2pi blue and red, nice balanced margins, used on piece with blue retta cancellation, VF, Mikulski certificate, C.v. $850
600.00
855  7
1867, imperforated plate proof of 2pi in black with brown vertical network, nice margins all around and very fresh, no gum as issued, VF and extremely rare, only a few such proofs known, expertized by W. Pohl and Prof. Winterstern
1000.00
856  11
1868, 10k carmine and green, printed on horizontally laid paper, imperforated block of ten (5x2), complete perfin "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), light crease is affected top left stamp, negligible thin mostly on margin, full OG, NH or hinged, VF and rare specimen perfin on stamp which has never been issued imperforated
1000.00
857    10
1869, cover from Constantinople to Aleppo, franked by 5k blue and dark blue, blue retta cancellation, Alexandretta transit, two-line "Poste Russe. d'Alep" arrival marking, VF and extremely rare, only a few Russian PO at Levant mailings with this Aleppo cancellation are recorded, this one is definitely the best quality item
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5000.00
858    14a
1872, 5k blue, printed on vertically laid paper, used on reverse of entire written in Arabic, tied by blue Port Trebizond cancellation, mostly VF
400.00
859  23-26 imp
1884, 1k-7k, printed on horizontally laid paper, imperforated complete set of four in horizontal pairs, pair of 7k has top left corner margin, all others have nice four-side margins, full OG, LH or hinged, VF and scarce
1500.00
860  24
1884, 2k green, printed on horizontally laid paper, imperforated gutter block of four, red "Ts" is in the middle (a part of OBRAZETS overprint), reinforced by hinge horizontally between stamps, fresh, full OG, VF
500.00
861  33
1903, red diagonal surcharge 1pi on 10k blue, printed on vertically laid paper, horizontal strip of five, red typo overprint "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), full OG, NH (3) or LH, VF
250.00
862  81-90
1909, overprint "Ierusalem", complete set of ten, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, Mi #39-47 V, C.v. $254.50
150.00
863  90 var
1909, blue overprint "Ierusalem" on 5pa on 1k orange, top sheet margin horizontal pair, printed on pasted up paper resulting in a part of the design of the left stamp is missing, full OG, LH, VF and spectacular error
100.00
864    204
1912, pre-printed cover from Russian PO at Trebizond to Tauris (Persia), franked on reverse by red surcharge 1pi on 10k blue, blue oval merchant marking, arrival ds, VF
150.00
865    204
1914, pre-printed cover from Russian PO at Stambul (Constantinople) to Tehran, franked on reverse by red surcharge 1pi on 10k blue, postmarked on arrival, VF
150.00
866    8, 10

Russian Post Offices in Syria

1869, entire wrapper from Alexandretta to Beirut, franked by 1k brown and 5k blue, both with perforation 11 1/2, tied with dotted blue cancellation, Russian PO at Alexandretta date stamp on reverse, Beirut arrival ds, mostly VF and rare
1250.00
867    14, 20a
1880, cover from Alexandretta to Aleppo, franked by Russian Levant 1k black and yellow and 5k blue, tied with Russian PO at Alexandretta blue ds, upon arrival to Aleppo uprated by two Turkish stamps #43-44 on reverse, all appropriate markings, VF and rare mixed franking cover
1000.00
868    330

Wrangel Army Refugees' Correspondences

1921, cover from refugees' camp at Khalki to refugees' camp at Constantinople, franked by brown surcharge 20,000r over trident overprint on 20k on 14k blue and carmine, arrival ds, VF
100.00
869    370
1921, cover from refugees' camp at Lemnos to refugees' camp at Constantinople, franked by blue surcharge 10,000r over 15pa on 3k red, all appropriate markings, VF
100.00
870    

Russian offices in Bukhara

1895, pre-printed registered cover from Bukhara to Peshawar, franked on reverse by three stamps of 10k blue, cancelled with Russian PO at Bukhara ds, Sea Post Office transit and Peshawar arrival marking, mostly VF
200.00