Lots 447 - 468, Catalogue of Auction #44 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
447    

Very Rare Tiflis pre-philatelic mailing

1821, stampless entire letter (wrapper and enclosure) sent from Tiflis to Kirchberg (Baden-Wurttemberg), written in German, sealed with wax, excellent condition
750.00
448  12-17
1919, National Republic issue, set of seven imperforated proofs in various colors, including unissued denominations, printed on yellowish paper without gum, some with sheet margins, no gum as issued, VF
300.00
449 **   13a
1919, St. George, 40k vermilion, block of 28 contains eight tete-beche pairs, full OG, NH, VF and scarce positional piece
250.00
450  13 var
1921, inverted black diagonal overprint "De Jure" on 40k orange, imperforated copy, fresh, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Mi #11 var
100.00
451  26/29
1922, four imperforated values: two of 500r carmine of slightly different shades, 1000r and 3000r, each has a part of violet or red violet overprint "Specimen" in Georgian, no gum as issued, VF and scarce assembly
300.00
452  26
1922, Soldier with Flag 500r, seven imperforated proofs, printed on thin vertically laid paper, all existing colors, in addition proof in black on thick paper, no gum as issued, VF, expertized by Ceresa
300.00
453  27
1922, Sowing Peasant 1000r, seven imperforated proofs, printed on thin vertically laid paper, all existing colors, in addition proof in black on thick paper, no gum as issued, VF, expertized by Ceresa
300.00
454  28
1922, Industry and Agriculture, 2000r blue in vertical imperforated pair, a part of red violet overprint "Specimen" in Georgian on reverse, no gum as issued, VF
150.00
455  28
1922, Industry and Agriculture 2000r, six imperforated proofs, printed on smooth white thin paper, colors: carmine, orange, blue, violet, brown, and dark blue, no gum as issued, VF
300.00
456  28
1922, Industry and Agriculture 2000r, six imperforated proofs, printed on thick paper, colors: carmine, orange, blue, violet, brown, and dark blue, no gum as issued, VF, expertized by Ceresa
300.00
457  29
1922, Industry and Agriculture 3000r, six imperforated proofs, printed on smooth white thin paper, colors: carmine, orange, blue, violet, brown, and dark blue, no gum as issued, VF
300.00
458  29
1922, Industry and Agriculture 3000r, six imperforated proofs, printed on thick paper, colors: carmine, orange, blue, violet, brown, and dark blue, no gum as issued, VF, expertized by Ceresa
300.00
459  29
1922, Industry and Agriculture 3000r brown, two imperforated proofs printed on white wove paper, first one has the design of 2000r dark blue (#28) printed upside down on the back, the other one with red violet overprint "Specimen" on reverse, no gum as issued, VF
150.00
460  30
1922, Industry and Agriculture 5000r, seven imperforated proofs, printed on smooth white thin horizontally laid paper, colors: carmine, yellow, vermilion, violet, brown, dark blue and black, no gum as issued, VF, expertized Ceresa
300.00
461 **   39a var
1923, black handstamped surcharge 40,000r on 5000r green, block of four, top left stamp with double surcharge, bottom ones with completely missing surcharge, slightly creased gum as often, fresh, full OG,NH, VF and spectacular piece, State Collection handstamp on reverse
250.00
462  50a
1923, large size black handstamped surcharge 15,000r over Armenian 5r on 15k red brown and blue, postally used vertical pair, fresh, F/VF and rare, especially in pair, this stamp is listed, but not priced in Scott Cat.
1000.00
463  B1-4

Semi - Postal issues

1922, Coat of Arms, 25r-250r, complete set of four imperforated plate proofs in black, no gum as produced, VF
150.00
464  B1
1922, Coat of Arms 50r, seven imperforated proofs, printed on smooth white thin vertically laid paper, colors: carmine, blue, violet, yellow, brown, green and red, no gum as produced, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
300.00
465 **   B2 imp
1922, Coat of Arms, 100r brown red, imperforated block of four stamps without surcharges, no gum as issued, VF
150.00
466  B2
1922, Coat of Arms 100r, seven imperforated proofs, printed on smooth white thin vertically laid paper, colors: carmine, blue, violet, yellow, brown, green and red, no gum as issued, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
300.00
467  B3
1922, Coat of Arms 250r, seven imperforated proofs, printed on smooth white thin vertically laid paper, colors: carmine, blue, violet, yellow, brown, green and red, no gum as printed, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
300.00
468  B4
1922, Coat of Arms 25r, seven imperforated proofs, printed on smooth white thin vertically laid paper, colors: carmine, blue, violet, yellow, brown, green and red, no gum as issued, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
300.00