Lots 1117 - 1152, Catalogue of Auction #44 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
1117 (*)   1b
1863, Coat of Arms, 6k light blue, printed on ordinary paper, fresh, unused, VF, Kosack guarantee hs, C.v. $350
150.00
1118  1c
1863, Coat of Arms, 6k blue, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $200
100.00
1119  2
1865, 10pa brown and blue, enlarged margin copy, neat blue date stamp, fresh, VF, C.v. $750
400.00
1120  2
1865, 10pa brown and blue, horizontal pair mounted on piece, nice margins, extremely fresh and choice, large part of Port Chios cancellation, VF and scarce pair
1250.00
1121  3
1865, 2pi blue and red, nice balanced margins, used on piece with blue retta cancellation, VF, Mikulski certificate, C.v. $850
500.00
1122 **   2-5
1892, "R.O.P. i T.", official reprints, set of four in miniature sheets of ten, printer's markings on the sides, fresh, no gum as issued, NH, VF, Mi #1-4ND, ?2,000
750.00
1123    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 mailings with this Aleppo cancellation recorded, this one is definitely the best quality item
4000.00
1124  11
1868, 10k carmine and green, nicely cancelled on piece by Galats (Romania) "26.Aug.18.." light blue date stamp (Tchilinghirian fig. 49), insignificant yellow spot at the bottom tip of perforation, otherwise fresh, VF and according to Tchilinghirian this cancellation has never been recorded on postage stamps (known only on free-frank correspondences)
500.00
1125  16
1876, black handstamp 8(k) on 10k carmine and green, vertical pair used on a piece, intact perforation, VF
100.00
1126  17a
1876, blue handstamp 8(k) on 10k carmine and green, printed on vertically laid paper, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF and rare
1500.00
1127    22
1883, 7k carmine and gray, printed on horizontally laid paper, cancelled "R.O.P.i T. Burgas" in blue oval (Tchilinghirian fig. 729) on cover to Constantinople, postmarked on arrival, some cover flaws, still F/VF and extremely rare, just a few mailings bearing this cancellation recorded, Mikulski certificate
3000.00
1128 **/*   23-26 imp
1884, 1k-7k, printed on horizontally laid paper, imperforated complete set of four, bottom right corner margin blocks of four, full OG, NH (3) or hinged, VF and rare multiples, ex-Faberge
2000.00
1129  23-26
1884, 1k-7k, printed on horizontally laid paper, complete set of four, blue overprint "Specimen" at the top right corner of each value, stamp of 1k with slightly rounded corner, otherwise nice and fresh, full OG, LH, VF and scarce, ex-Faberge
200.00
1130  27, 29
1900, 4pa on 1k orange and 10pa on 2k green, two horizontal imperforated pairs, printed on horizontally laid paper, a part of perfin "Obrazets" (Specimen), full OG, NH, VF and scarce stamps, which have never been issued imperforated
400.00
1131  37
1903, blue surcharge 10pi on 1r brown and orange, printed on vertically laid paper, three side margin imperforated block of 15 (5x3), complete perfin "Obrazets" (Specimen), control red inscription at the top, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, since this stamp has never been issued imperforated
1000.00
1132  38
1904, red surcharge 35pi on 3.50r black and gray, printed on vertically laid paper, three side margin imperforated block of 15 (3x5), large part of perfin "Obrazets", control red inscription at the top, full OG, NH, VF
1000.00
1133  39
1904, red surcharge 70pi on 7r black and yellow, printed on vertically laid paper, three side margin imperforated block of 15 (5x3), complete perfin "Obrazets", control red and black inscriptions at the top, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
1000.00
1134  38-39
1904, red surcharges 35pi on 3.50r, and 70pi on 7r, printed on vertically laid paper, both with blue overprint "Obrazets", large part of OG, VF
150.00
1135  40-48
1909, 50th Anniversary issue, complete set of nine, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF
50.00
1136 **   61-70
1909, overprint "Constantinople", complete set of ten, full OG, NH (!), F/VF, C.v. $122 as hinged
100.00
1137 **/*   71-80
1909, overprint "Jaffa", complete set of ten, stamp of 70pi has pre-printed paper fold, full OG, NH or LH (#80), F/VF, C.v. $318.35 as hinged
150.00
1138  81-90
1909, overprint "Ierusalem", complete set of ten, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $349.60
150.00
1139 **   101-10
1909, overprint "Mont Athos", complete set of ten, full OG, NH (!), F/VF, C.v. $122.20 as hinged
100.00
1140  111-17
1910, overprint "S. Athon", complete set of seven, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $101.50
50.00
1141 **   141-49
1909, overprint "Smyrne", complete set of nine, full OG, NH (!), F/VF, C.v. $122.45 as hinged
100.00
1142 **   159 var
1909, overprint "Trebizonde" over 70pi on 7r green and pink, bottom sheet margin copy with "wavy lines" watermark, imperforated at the bottom between stamp and margin, full OG, NH, VF and very rare perforation error
1000.00
1143 **   171-79
1909, overprint "Dardanelles", complete set of nine, full OG, NH (!), F/VF, C.v. $146.75 as hinged
100.00
1144 **   181-89
1909, overprint "Metelin", complete set of nine, full OG, NH (!), F/VF, C.v. $151.75 as hinged
100.00
1145 **   191-99
1909, overprint "Rizeh", complete set of nine, full OG, NH (!), F/VF, C.v. $97.50 as hinged
100.00
1146  213-27
1913, Romanov Dynasty, surcharged issue, complete set of 15, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $173.50
100.00
1147 */U   

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1866-1913, 113 mostly mint stamps (18 - used) neatly housed on a stockpage, representing mostly complete issues, including several sets of City overprints, minor flaws could be found, still nice and clean lot, full OG or used, F/VF, C.v. $1,680++
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400.00
1148    

Postal History Lot

1909-14, five selected items - four covers and one postal stationery card, including cover from PO in Jaffa to USA, nice and clean lot, VF
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200.00
1149 **/*   

Russian Levant - Private issues

1919-20, 96 mint stamps on a stockpage, including 53 Odessa "R.O.P.i T. " overprints and 43 "wild" Levant stamps, fresh, mostly VF
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100.00
1150    255, 308

Wrangel Army Refugees' Correspondences

1921, cover from refugees' camp at Constantinople to refugees' camp at Belgrade, franked by two stamps, all appropriate markings, VF
100.00
1151    296, 312
1921, two Wrangel refugees' covers, one from Constantinople to local refugees' camp, the other one from Constantinople to Belgrade camp (minor faults), each one with solo franking, all appropriate markings, F/VF
150.00
1152 **/*   232/376

Wrangel Army issues Collection

1921, 217 mint stamps properly identified on four stockpages, practically complete, less just three not expensive stamps, including numerous surcharge varieties (a few doubtful), fresh and valuable lot, full OG, some NH, but most LH or hinged, F/VF, all the "key" values properly expertized, C.v. is about $5,600
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1500.00