Lots 617 - 676, Catalogue of Auction #39 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
617    

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
750.00
618   Mi U1

Imperial Postal Stationery Items

1848, stationery envelope 10+1k black, sharp and clear embossing, size 137x107mm, addressed to Kamenetz (Podolia Gub.), pen cross cancellation, postmarked on arrival, VF
1000.00
619   Mi U3a
1848, stationery envelope 30+1k carmine rose, size 142x115mm, dented over "0" in "30", insignificant soiling, still VF
200.00
620    
1906, form of Imperial reply letter card, contains attached together letter card and reply envelope, outer size 145x104mm, fresh, unused, VF
300.00
621  1

Imperial Postage Stamps and Postal History

1857, 10k brown and blue, large balanced margins imperforated copy, watermark "1", a part of "Zhytomyr" pre-philatelic cancellation, fresh, VF, C.v. $800
500.00
622  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, imperforated copy with large margins all around, used on piece, tied by "209" inside rectangular dotted cancellation (Oboyan' - Kursk Govt.), a part of boxed "Polucheno" (Received) at the top right corner, fresh, VF and scarce small town cancellation
600.00
623  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, imperforated copy with enlarged margins at three sides and acceptable margin on the left, watermark "1", tied by "385" inside rectangular dotted cancellation (Gapsal - Estland Gub.), fresh, F/VF
450.00
624  3
1858, 20k blue and orange, perforation 14, printed on thick paper, watermark numeral "2", St. Petersburg dotted "1" cancellation, brilliant colors and sharp embossing, VF and scarce in premium quality, PF certificate, Mi #3x, 2,000
1000.00
625  5 var
1864, 1k orange and black, perforation 12, spectacular "opened" pre-printed paper fold, full OG, previously hinged, VF and rare, expertized Sorani
750.00
626  12
1865, 1k black and yellow, perforation 14, printed on paper without watermark, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $200
150.00
627  13
1865, 3k black and green, perforation 14, printed on thick paper (0.1mm) without watermark, large part of OG, fine copy, Mi #13z, Scott C.v. $225++
200.00
628    15 var
1867, 10k brown and blue, perforation 14, printed on paper without watermark, stamp design is completely damaged at the bottom left corner due to worn printing plate, used on entire letter from Odessa to Mariupol, VF and really scarce item
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500.00
629 **   19-25
1866, 1k-30k, complete set of six, printed on horizontally laid paper, three with sheet margins, full OG, NH, mostly VF, Mi #18x-23x, 760
500.00
630 **   19-25
1866, 1k-30k, complete set of six, printed on horizontally laid paper, horizontal gutter blocks of four, full OG, NH, F/VF and scarce, Sismondo certificate for the high value
2000.00
631  19-25
1866, 1k-30k, complete set of six, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $286.50
150.00
632 **   24, var
1866, 20k blue and orange, printed on horizontally laid paper, top left corner margin horizontal pair, left stamp with several additional blue spots at the bottom inscription, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
633    17, 20, 22a
1869, three stamps, including 20k blue and orange, perforation 14, printed on paper without watermark, and 5k black and gray, error of color, used on entire wrapper from Moscow to Grenoble, redirected to Villard De Lans, red "P.D.", postmarked on arrival, usual fold away from the stamps, VF
200.00
634    
1870, unfranked entire wrapper from Odessa to Genoa, posted into the mail on May 30, charged "10" in black, two Italian postage dues of #J10 were applied, Vienna, Milan, Verona transits and arrival ds on reverse, horizontal fold away from the stamps, VF
150.00
635    19, 20c, 23, 24a
1872, registered cover from Vinnitsa to Kamenets, franked by five stamps, including 3k and 20k on vertically laid paper, all appropriate markings, sealed with wax, slight vertical fold, otherwise VF and scarce four-color franking
750.00
636 **   26-30a
1875-79, 2k-20k, complete set of five, printed on horizontally laid paper, two of them have sheet margins, stamp of 20k with crossed "T" variety, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
637  26-30
1875-79, 2k-20k, complete set of five, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $255
150.00
638  26, var
1875, 2k black and red, printed on horizontally laid paper, horizontal pair, right stamp with "D" in "Dve" touched bottom left value tablet, full OG, previously hinged, VF, ex-Faberge
100.00
639 **/*   27f, g
1879-81, two blocks of four of 7k denomination, the first one is in black and carmine, the other one - in pale gray and carmine, full OG, NH or LH (2), VF
150.00
640  27 var
1879, 7k black and carmine, printed on horizontally laid paper, spectacular "opened" pre-printed paper fold, neat postal cancellation, VF, ex-Faberge
100.00
641  27
1879, three trial color proofs of 7k, printed on horizontally laid paper, colors - brown and orange, blue and carmine, lilac and green, full OG, LH, VF, Mi #25P a-c
1000.00
642  28 var
1875, 8k gray and carmine, printed on horizontally laid paper, "Oosem" variety, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, ex-Faberge
100.00
643 **   38 var
1883, 70k brown and orange, printed on horizontally laid paper, top right corner margin block of four, two stamps with jointed "7" and "0" at the bottom right value tablets, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #36 II, 1,200++
500.00
644  43
1889, 20k blue and carmine, printed on horizontally laid paper, nice margins imperforated copy, a part of red letters "Ts" for "Orazets" (Specimen) at the top and bottom, full OG, LH, VF
250.00
645  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
750.00
646  50
1889-1902, postal forgery of 7k blue, printed on white paper without watermark, small natural paper inclusion at the bottom, excellent condition, no gum as produced, VF and scarce, expertized by G. Buhler, Mi #49F, 1,000
1000.00
647    
1899, Empress Marie Feodorovna complete advertising stationery envelope 7k blue, series No.21, printed in St. Petersburg, contains over 30 various advertisements inside and on reverse, perfect condition, unused, VF
Click here to see Part 2 of face side,
Click here to see inside view Part 1,
Click here to see inside view Part 2
500.00
648  55-70
1902-05, 1k-7r, complete set of 17, printed on vertically laid paper, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $452
300.00
649 **   60a
1904, 10k blue, printed on vertically laid paper, background is inverted, top right corner margin horizontal strip of three, right stamp imperforated at the top due to pre-printing paper fold, full OG, NH, VF, attractive and rare item, expertized by Romeko
1000.00
650 **   71-72
1906, 5r and 10r, complete set of two high values, printed on vertically laid paper, post office fresh condition, full OG, NH, F/VF
400.00
651  71-72
1906, 5r and 10r, complete set of two, printed on vertically laid paper, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $400
200.00
652  71a
1906, 5r blue, green and pale blue, printed on vertically laid paper, perforation 11, slight gum bend without creasing, full OG, LH, F/VF, C.v. $500
200.00
653  77
1909, perforated proof of 5k in claret, issued color, printed on paper with green and brown network, vertical varnish lines, block of four, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
654  79
1908, perforated plate proof of 10k in light blue, bottom left corner margin horizontal pair, changed design of the center and curls of the top ribbon, printed on wove paper without varnish lines, very fresh, no gum as produced, VF and rare, especially in pair, Rossica certificate
1500.00
655 **   81, var
1912-17, 15k pale lilac red and blue, top right corner margin block of four, top right stamp is completely malformed due to "opened" pre-printing paper fold, full OG, NH, VF and spectacular piece
250.00
656  87c
1910, 1r pale brown, brown and orange, vertical varnish lines, background is inverted, block of four, full OG, LH, VF, Mi #77 Axa K3, C.v. $400++
150.00
657  88-104
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 1k-5r, complete set of 17, fresh, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF
150.00
658  88-104
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 1k-5r, complete set of 17, stamp of 2r has tiny natural inclusion, fresh, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF
120.00
659 **   90b
1913, Alexander III, 3k red, double impression, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $700 as hinged
350.00
660 **   104
1913, Nicholas II, 5r dark brown, block of four, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
661  104
1913, Nicholas II, 5r dark brown, horizontal imperforated pair, a part of "OBRAZETS" (Specimen) initials, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
2500.00
662 **/*   105a-07a
1915, money stamps 10k-20k, imperforated complete set of three, nice margins all around, no gum as printed, NH or LH (1), VF
500.00
663 **   106 var
1915, money stamp 15k brown, right sheet margin copy, text on reverse is completely omitted and printed on the face, due to foldover, no gum as issued, VF and rare
500.00
664  107a var
1915, money stamp 20k olive green, imperforated copy with double impression, no gum as issued, LH, VF
400.00
665  116 var
1916, money stamp 3k red, bottom sheet margin copy, text on reverse is completely omitted and printed on the face due to foldover, no gum as issued, LH, VF
500.00
666    120
1917, 2k green, imperforated copy with postmaster's rouletted perforation, used on newspaper wrapper from Moscow to Geneva, re-directed to Finland, censored, usual vertical fold, otherwise VF and rare mailing
250.00
667  121
1917, 3k red, imperforated block of ten (5x2), black typo overprint "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), full OG, NH or LH (4), VF
250.00
668  123
1917, 5k claret, imperforated three-side sheet margin block of ten (5x2), overprinted "OBRAZETS" in black, full OG, NH or LH (2), VF
250.00
669 **   131e
1917, 1r pale brown, dark brown and orange, vertical varnish lines, background is inverted, imperforated block of four, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #77BxK3, 400++
150.00
670 **   137a
1917, 3.50r maroon and light green, perforation 12, complete sheet of 50 stamps and six labels, minor marginal flaws, still fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #78Cx, 850++
250.00
671 **   87g, 137b, 138b
1917, complete sheets of 50 (10x5) of 1r, 3.50r and two sheets of 7r (different shades), horizontal varnish lines, slight folds along perforation, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #77-80 Dyb, 1,050++
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100.00
672  87h
1917, perforated proof of 1r in black, brown and orange, strip of three with se-tenant stamps at the bottom, interesting freak due to black groundwork and perforation are strongly shifted to the bottom, full OG, NH or VLH (1), VF and a spectacular item
500.00
673  87h
1917, imperforated proof of 1r in black, brown and orange, horizontal varnish lines, horizontal pair, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
674  Barefoot #11

Russian Revenue and Official Stamps

1895, St. Petersburg Residence Permit, five large die proofs, value tablet blank, colors: carmine, brown, blue, orange and green, perfect condition, VF and extremely rare assembly
5000.00
675 **/*   Barefoot #1/16
1913, Consular stamps, 1k-10r, set of 12 different, 10r has defected bottom right corner, full OG, NH or LH, VF, C.v. 395
200.00
676  

The World War I Charity Cinderella Labels

1914-23, lot of 27 stamps on VARIO page, including St. Eugene Society issue and stamps of St. Petersburg, Moscow, Khabarovsk, Pskov, Tashkent, Viatka, in addition two pairs of RSFSR charities and unused Moscow postal advertising label, nice, fresh and VF lot
100.00