Lots 1143 - 1159, Catalogue of Auction #40 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
1143  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 other guarantees on reverse
2000.00
1144  2
1865, 10pa brown and blue, nice large margin copy, "783" inside dotted cancellation (Beirut), fresh, VF, Bolaffi certificate, C.v. $750
500.00
1145 (*)   3
1865, 2pi blue and red, well-margined copy, fresh unblemished colors, unused, no gum, VF and scarce stamp in mint condition, Mi #2, ?1,500
1000.00
1146  3
1865, 2pi blue and red, large margins all around, a part of blue Constantinople cancellation, fresh, VF, C.v. $850
600.00
1147  7
1867, imperforated plate proof of 2pi in black with lilac vertical network, bottom margin copy, no gum as issued, VF and rare, ex-Faberge
500.00
1148  7
1867, imperforated plate proof of 2pi in blue with rose vertical network, top left corner margin copy, minor soiling, no gum as issued, VF and rare, ex-Faberge
500.00
1149    15a
1872, entire wrapper from Russian PO at Constantinople to Mariupol via Odessa, franked by 10k carmine and green, printed on vertically laid paper, tied by blue "Constantinopol?skoe Agentstvo" date stamp, Odessa transit and Mariupol arrival markings, VF
250.00
1150    15
1895, pre-printed cover from Russian PO at Smyrna to Alexandria, franked by horizontal pair of 10k pale red and green, postmarked on arrival, flap tear due to rough opening, still VF
150.00
1151  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
1000.00
1152  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
400.00
1153 **/*   68, var
1909, overprint "Constantinople" over 35pi on 3.50r, horizontal pair, right stamp has "Constautinople" variety, full OG, NH (error) or VLH, VF, SG #73a
100.00
1154  91-100
1909, overprint "Kerassunde", complete set of ten, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $101.10
100.00
1155  111-17
1910, overprint "St. Athon", complete set of seven, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $101.50
50.00
1156    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
100.00
1157    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
100.00
1158  213-27
1913, Romanov Dynasty, surcharged issue, complete set of 15, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $173.50
100.00
1159  228-31
1913, surcharged issue, complete set of three, neat Constantinople cancellations, fresh, VF, Mi #76-78, ?650
150.00