Lots 1729 - 1794, Catalogue of Auction #43 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
1729  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, nice margins imperforated copy, numeral "1" watermark, a part of straight line "Mitava" cancellation, fresh, VF, C.v. $850
400.00
1730  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, four side margins imperforated copy, numeral "1" watermark, cancelled on piece with Tauroggen "May.1858" pre-philatelic ds, a part of blue merchant seal at the bottom right corner, VF
500.00
1731  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, imperforated copy with enlarged margins at three sides and acceptable margin on the left, numeral "1" watermark, tied by "385" inside rectangular dotted cancellation (Gapsal - Estland Gub.), fresh, F/VF
400.00
1732  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, nice margins imperforated vertical pair, numeral "1" watermark, complete pre-philatelic two-line Arkhangelsk cancellation, filling vertical crease on the right, still nice and fresh, VF and rare, Mandrovski certificate
3500.00
1733  2
1858, 10k brown and blue, perforation 14 1/2, numeral "1" watermark, lot of five copies, various dotted cancellations, fresh, F/VF, ex-Faberge, C.v. $750
300.00
1734    2
1858, 10k brown and blue, perforation 14 1/2, used on entire wrapper from Riga to Volmar, tied by "38" inside dotted circular cancellation, Riga and Volmar pre-philatelic boxed markings on the back, minor entire discoloration, still fresh and VF
250.00
1735    2
1858, 10k brown and blue, perforation 14 1/2, used on entire wrapper from Vilkomir (Kovno Gub.) to Warsaw, tied by "179" inside rectangular dotted cancellation, Vilkomir three-line pre-philatelic cancel and Warsaw receiver, mostly VF
250.00
1736  3
1858, trial color perforated proof of 20k in green and violet, numeral "2" watermark, slight top tips perforation toning, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, expertized by Mikulski, Mi #3P Ia, €1,000
300.00
1737  4
1858, 30k carmine and green, perforation 14 1/2, numeral "3" watermark, printed on thick paper, "69" inside rectangular dotted cancellation (Veliki Ustiug), VF, C.v. $3,000
1000.00
1738  5
1864, 1k black and yellow, perforation 12 1/2, nice and fresh copy, full OG, very light trace of hinge mark, VF, C.v. $150
100.00
1739    9, 13-14
1870, three stamps, including 20k blue and orange with perforation 12 1/2, used on cover from Rybinsk to Selles-sur-Cher (France) via St. Petersburg, transit and arrival ds, VF and scarce franking, ex-Liphschutz
500.00
1740 **   19-25
1866, 1k-30k, complete set of six, printed on horizontally laid paper, 10k and 30k corner margin copies, full OG, NH, F/VF, Mi #18x-23x, €760
400.00
1741  22
1866, two trial color perforated proofs of 5k, colors - red and lilac, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, Mi #20Pc, d, €600
400.00
1742    22, 25
1875, registered cover from Moscow to Ryazan, franked by 5k (rounded bottom right corner) and 30k, printed on horizontally laid paper, vertical cover fold did not affect the stamps, VF
100.00
1743  19c-28a
1868-75, 1k-30k, 2k-8k, two complete sets printed on vertically laid paper, the total is nine stamps, postal cancellations, mostly F/VF, C.v. $753.50
150.00
1744    20c, 22c, 24a
1872, 3k, 5k, 20k, three stamps printed on vertically laid paper, used on entire wrapper from St. Petersburg to Bordeaux, all transits and arrival markings, VF and scarce
1000.00
1745  26-30
1875-79, 2k-20k, complete set of five, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF, C.v. $255
100.00
1746  30-30a
1875, 20k blue and orange, printed on horizontally laid paper, horizontal pair, left stamp has cross-shaped "T" variety, reinforced perforation at the top, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $225
150.00
1747    20, 28, 30
1876, 3k, 8k and 20k, printed on horizontally laid paper, used on registered cover from Tambov to Moscow, sealed with wax, postmarked on arrival, VF
100.00
1748 **   31-38, 32a
1883, 1k-70k, complete set of nine, including both 2k stamps, printed on horizontally laid paper, fresh, full OG, NH, F/VF
300.00
1749  39-40
1884, 3.50r black and gray, 7r black and orange, complete set of two high values, printed on vertically laid paper, nice and fresh, full OG, LH, VF, Mi #38y-39y, Scott C.v. $2,100
1000.00
1750 **   46a
1889, 1k orange, large margins imperforated copy, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, Mi #45xU, €2,000
1250.00
1751  50 var
1889, 7k blue, horizontal strip of five, printed on horizontally laid paper, background is printed on gum side and misplaced, minor perf separations, full OG, LH, VF
500.00
1752 **   56 var
1902, 2k green, printed on vertically laid paper, top left corner margin block of nine, groundwork is printed on gum side and misplaced to upper right, minor perf separations, hinged on margins, stamps are NH, VF and scarce multiple, ex-Baughman
1000.00
1753  62b
1902, 15k brown violet and blue, printed on vertically laid paper, center is inverted, neat Kolomna cancellation as always exists, perfect condition, VF and rare in premium quality, ex-Liphschutz, Mi #51K, €4,000
4000.00
1754 **/*   66 var
1905, 50k violet and green, printed on vertically laid paper, horizontal pair with missing large of frame du to foldover, full OG, NH or hinged, VF and a spectacular item
500.00
1755  71a
1906, 5r dark blue, green and pale blue, printed on vertically laid paper, perforation 11 1/2, full OG, LH, F/VF, C.v. $500
300.00
1756 **/*   79 var
1912, 10k dark blue, printed on wove paper, horizontal strip of three, spectacular pre-printing paper fold on two stamps, full OG, NH or VLH (1), VF
100.00
1757 **   79 var
1912, 10k dark blue, vertical pair printed on gum side, bottom stamp has partly omitted design, minor perf irregularities, still fresh, NH, F/VF
250.00
1758 **   79a
1909, 10k light blue, early printing, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $500 as hinged
250.00
1759 **/*   81 var
1909-12, 15k red brown and blue, block of five, top left stamp with albino impression of center, bottom left stamp has center partly omitted, full OG, NH or LH (top stamps), VF and a spectacular item
500.00
1760 **   82b
1909-12, 20k blue and carmine, omitted light blue groundwork, block of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $120 as hinged singles
100.00
1761 **   88-104
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 1k-5r, complete set of 17, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $500
200.00
1762  88-104
1913, Romanov Dynasty, complete set of 17, fresh, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF, C.v. $125
100.00
1763 **   90b
1913, Alexander III, 3k red, double impression, post office fresh, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $700 as hinged
350.00
1764 **   99, var
1913, Empress Elizabeth, 50k brown and gray blue, top left corner margin horizontal pair, left stamp has partly omitted brown frame, which is printed on gum side due to foldover, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
1765 **   105/41
1915-17, Romanov Dynasty, money stamps, three complete sets, the total is 11 stamps, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $75.70
50.00
1766 **   105a var
1915, Nicholas II, money stamp 10k blue, nice margins imperforated copy, text on reverse is misplaced, no gum as issued, NH, VF
150.00
1767 **   106a
1915, Nicholas I, money stamp 15k brown, imperforated block of four, no gum as issued, NH, VF
600.00
1768 **   107a
1915, Alexander I, money stamp 20k olive, horizontal imperforated pair, text on reverse is misplaced, no gum as issued, NH, VF
300.00
1769 **   110a
1916, Nicholas II, inverted black surcharge 10(k) on 7k brown, full OG, NH, VF, expertized by Buchsbayew
100.00
1770 **/*   117a, var
1917, inverted black surcharge 10k on 7k light blue, in addition two stamps with different varieties - surcharge shift and full offset of surcharge on gum side, full OG, NH or LH, VF, expertized by Buchsbayew
75.00
1771  129a, var
1917, 50k brown violet and green, bottom sheet margin horizontal pair with omitted groundwork, in addition top right corner margin pair with groundwork strongly shifted to the bottom, both full OG, previously hinged, VF
75.00
1772  133, 135 var
1917, 5r in left sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair and 10r - imperforated single, both items with strongly shifted groundwork, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
1773  87
1910-17, imperforated proof of 1r in dark brown, gray and orange, horizontal varnish lines, fresh, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
1774 **   141 var
1917, Alexander II, money stamp 3k rose red, top sheet margin copy, imperforated at the top between stamp and margin, no gum as issued, NH, F/VF
200.00
1775 **/*   

Liberty Cup Overprints

1917, 13 Romanov Dynasty blocks of four, each with red overprint (two inverted) on a stock page, generally fresh, full OG, NH or hinged, F/VF
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300.00
1776    

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
600.00
1777    

Red Cross Charity Envelopes - Odessa

1883, envelope with Red Cross circular handstamp "O.M.U. 1883" sent from Odessa to Rovno, franked by 7k gray and rose, postmarked on arrival, VF and scarce commercial mailing
300.00
1778    
4500.00
1779    

Omsk

1880's, envelope with flap Red Cross circular pre-print and manuscript "g. Omsk" at the bottom, size 135x75mm, fresh, unused, VF and rare
300.00
1780   Mi U33A

Field Post on Manoeuvres

1902, stationery envelope 7k blue, bearing boxed marking " Polevaia Pochta na Manevrah. Glavnaia Polevaia Pochtovaia Kontora" on front (faded) and reverse, posted into regular mail in St. Petersburg, addressed to St. Michel (then Russian Finland), postmarked on arrival, VF
750.00
1781    

Illustrated Letter Cards

1912-13, lot of three items, representing Kislovodsk, Zheleznovodsk and Novgorod, all are postally used, properly franked, mostly F/VF and rare
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500.00
1782    

Russia during the World War I

1916, three covers bearing different St. Petersburg War Charity stamps on reverse, two addressed to Denmark and one to Switzerland, each one is censored, all appropriate markings, VF
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300.00
1783    
1915, free-frank military postcard from Cruiser "Aurora" to Narva, via Helsingfors, "Aurora" violet handstamp negative and all appropriate markings, VF
500.00
1784    

Military Correspondences of the Baltic Fleet

1914-17, 89 free-frank postal history items sent from various battle ships, including a submarine and service units of the Baltic Fleet, neatly inscribed on stockpages, large variety of military markings, some addressed to Nuland Governor, minor conveyance flaws possible, generally fresh, F/VF or better, great lot for a specialist
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3000.00
1785    

Mute Cancellations Exhibition Style Collection

1914-17, 32 covers or postcards, including five registered mailings, nicely inscribed on pages, sent from different towns in Imperial Russia during the World War I, bearing various mute cancellations, some of them a very scarce, because of usage for a short period of time, generally nice and flawless collection, F/VF or better
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2000.00
1786   Mi P4

Russian Ship Mail

1876, stationery postcard 4k green, sent from St. Petersburg to Borga (then Russian Finland), black circular marking "C’ Parokhodom iz’ Kronshtadta", arrival date stamp, VF and scarce
750.00
1787    
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
1788    
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
1789    
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
1790    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, Sismondo certificate
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600.00
1791    
1910, PPC franked by 3k red, addressed to Kharkov, posted in the mail on board of a steamship of Crimean - Caucasian Steamship Company, boxed steamship cancellation in green, Odessa transit and Kharkov arrival markings, VF and rare
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1000.00
1792    79
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
1793    

Fragment of the Faberge Ship Mail on-line "Batum - Odessa" Collection

1887-1913, 19 postal history items (mostly PPC) and 19 stamps on original Faberge's pages with his personal annotation, representing various types of cancellations, minor flaws, mostly F/VF and interesting specialized lot
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1000.00
1794    

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