Lots 255 - 268, Catalogue of Auction #44 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
255  44a var
1919, violet boxed "Z" overprint on 1r brown and orange, horizontal imperforated pair with frame offset on reverse, full OG, LH (on the face), VF, ex-Shneidman, Mi #26
75.00
256 Mi Ib, Ic

Paris issue

1920, Eagle with Sword 3r and 5r, 12 imperforated plate proofs for original printing in various colors, two stamps with minor flaws, full OG or no gum as issued, VF
250.00
257 Mi Ih
1920, Ararat Mountain 50r, twenty five imperforated plate proofs of frames for original printing in various colors, mounted on two pages from a collection, no gum as issued, F/VF or better, very scarce assembly
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500.00
258 Mi Ii
1920, Ararat Mountain 70r, twenty imperforated plate proofs of frames for original printing in various colors, mounted on page from a collection, fresh, no gum as issued, F/VF or better
400.00
259 Mi Ik
1920, Ararat Mountain 100r, imperforated plate proof for original printing in red and black brown (issued colors), block of 25, horizontal and vertical perforation lines across the design, no gum as issued, VF and scarce multiple
1000.00
260  278/94
1921, First Constantinople Issue, imperforated plate proofs printed on glazed paper, complete set of 15 (proofs of #291 and #294 were not produced) in blocks of four, some of them with sheet margins, very fresh, no gum as issued, VF and very rare multiples, reportedly one sheet of each denomination has been printed
3000.00
261 **   304 var
1922, Soviet issue, 1000r blue and pale greenish blue, block of four with missing vertical perforation between stamps (just three holes at the top), full OG, NH, VF, ex-Shneidman
200.00
262  305
1922, 2000r black and gray, postally used on a part of money order, readable Mikhailovka cancellation, minor soiling, still F/VF and rare used stamp, which should had never been in postal circulation
500.00
263  323 var
1922, black error surcharge 5000(r) instead of 50,000(r) on 1000r blue and pale greenish blue, misperforated, Yerevan postal cancellation, tiny thin, F/VF and a collectable copy of this error
150.00
264  334-43
1922, surcharges on the Second Constantinople issue, complete set of ten, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $182.50
100.00
265  1/113

Collections
"Z" Overprints Collection

1919, 95 mint stamps neatly identified on a stockpage, missing only two stamps for completion by Scott Cat., generally fresh and nice, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF, ex-Shneidman, C.v. $585.35
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150.00
266  120/253

Monogram Surcharges on Regular Stamps

1919, 132 mostly mint stamps (three used) properly identified on two stockpages, missing only seven stamps for completion, fresh, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, all stamps expertized, ex-Shneidman, C.v. $3,010
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1000.00
267 */U   184/265

Monogram Surcharges on Romanov Dynasty and War Charity Stamps

1919, 23 mint and used (3) stamps neatly identified on a stockpage, fresh, full OG, LH/hinged or used, F/VF, all stamps expertized, ex-Shneidman, C.v. $1,113
400.00
268 */U   350/87

Surcharges on the First Constantinople Issue

1922, 75 mostly mint stamps (three used) accordingly identified on two stockpages, including singles, pairs and blocks, nice and clean, full OG, some NH, but mostly LH or previously hinged, F/VF, vast majority expertized, ex-Shneidman, C.v. $2,978++
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1000.00