Lots 1365 - 1379, Catalogue of Auction #43 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
1365    
1847, stampless entire letter from Willmanstrand to Helsingfors, cancelled with Willmanstrand low boxed handstamp, VF, Facit SEK7,000=US$960, H. Pahlman certificate
300.00
1366  2
1856, 10k carmine rose, small pearls, horizontal pair used on piece, large margins, cancelled by large single circle postmark "Helsingfors 27.1.1857", vertical crease between stamps, in addition light bend is affecting left stamp, otherwise VF and rare in pair, C. Schwenson certificate, Facit #2, SEK33,000=US$4,520
1500.00
1367  8
1870, 10p black, printed on straw yellow paper, roulette III, horizontal pair, small single-circle ds, two short perforation tips at the top, fresh, VF, R. Gummesson certificate, Facit #7V3C3, SEK6,000=US$820 as two singles
150.00
1368  8
1870, 10p black, printed on straw yellow paper, roulette III, horizontal pair, clear TPO cancel "No.4 22/7 1873", three short tips of perforation, otherwise VF appearance, R. Gummesson certificate, Facit #7V3C3, SEK6,000
150.00
1369  11
1867, 1m yellow brown, roulette III, neat small single-circle cancellation, insignificantly thinned one tip of perforation at the top, fresh, F/VF, expertized by Thier, Facit #10C3a, SEK7,500=US$1,030, Scott C.v. $900
300.00
1370  39
1890, imperforated proof of 5p green, gutter tete-beche block of eight, light fold along the gutter, no gum as produced, VF and rare multiple
750.00
1371 **   Facit #48
1900, Emergency issue, 5p dull dark green, litho printing on ordinary paper, fresh, full OG, NH, F/VF, this stamp is not listed in Scott Cat., Facit C.v. SEK1,200=US$165
75.00
1372  64
1901, the First Provisional issue, perforated proof of 2p in black without background, litho printing, right sheet margin horizontal pair, full OG, NH, fine and scarce
100.00
1373  65
1901, the First Provisional issue, imperforated proof of 5p in green without background, litho printing, horizontal pair, no gum as produced, VF
120.00
1374  66
1901, the First Provisional issue, perforated proof of 10p in blue, litho printing, left sheet margin horizontal pair, full OG, NH, F/VF
120.00
1375  67
1901, the First Provisional issue, perforated proof of 20p in red, litho printing, top sheet margin horizontal pair, double perforation and printer's watermark on the margin, full OG, NH, fine and a spectacular item
150.00
1376  67
1901, the First Provisional issue, perforated proof of 20p in black without background, litho printing, horizontal pair, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1377  71
1901, the First Letterpress issue, imperforated proof of 5p in red without background, typo printing, horizontal pair, no gum as printed, VF
150.00
1378  74
1901, the First Letterpress issue, imperforated proof of 1m in lilac and black brown, typo printing, bottom sheet margin block of four, no gum as produced, VF
200.00
1379 **   82a
1915, 10m black and greenish gray, horizontal pair imperforated vertically, excellent condition, full OG, NH, VF and rare, only 25 pairs possible, R. Gummesson certificate, Facit #61V1, SEK28,000, Scott C.v. $3,750 as hinged
3000.00