Lots 710 - 780, Catalogue of Auction #44 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
710   Mi U1

Imperial Postal Stationery Items

1848, stationery envelope 10+1k black, sharp and clear embossing, size 137x107mm, addressed to Zhytomyr, pen cross cancellation, sealed with wax, VF, ex-Sarandinaki, Faberge
1000.00
711   Mi U3a
1848, stationery envelope 30+1k carmine rose, size 142x115mm, dented over "0" in "30", insignificant soiling, still VF
150.00
712    

Advertising stationery envelope

1899, Empress Marie Feodorovna complete envelope 7k blue, series No.19, printed in St. Petersburg, contains over 30 various advertisements inside and on reverse, uprated by 3k red and sent from St. Petersburg to France, VF
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600.00
713    

Imperial Postal Stationery Accumulation

1861-1919, 35 mostly unused (two -used) stationery pieces and 114 cut squares on stockpages, including two Russian Finland items and one Ukraine postcard, generally fresh and VF
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150.00
714  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, large margins imperforated copy, watermark "1", nicely cancelled on piece with Libava "21 June.185(8)" complete pre-philatelic marking, VF
500.00
715  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, full side margins imperforated copy, watermark "1", clear Nezhin "April. 185(8)" pre-philatelic boxed cancellation, VF and a beautiful copy
500.00
716  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, nice margins imperforated copy, numeral "1" watermark, pen cancellation removed, fresh, VF appearance
200.00
717    1
1858, 10k brown and blue, balanced margins imperforated copy, used on wrapper from Reval (now Tallinn) to Riga, pen cross cancellation and in addition pre-philatelic boxed date stamp, Riga arrival on reverse, repaired wrapper tear, nevertheless F/VF and scarce
2000.00
718  2
1858, 10k brown and blue, perforation 14 1/2, numeral "1" watermark, pen cancellation removed, appears unused, expertly regummed, VF, Dr. Jemtschoujin handstamp on reverse
100.00
719  2
1858, 10k brown and blue, perforation 14 1/2, numeral "1" watermark, two copies bearing dotted cancellations, thin and thick paper, fresh, VF, C.v. $250
100.00
720    2
1858, 10k brown and blue, perforation 14 1/2, used on entire wrapper from Berdyansk to Odessa, blue oval merchant seal, Berdyansk pre-philatelic entry marking is on reverse, trivial soiling on tips of stamp perforation, mostly VF
250.00
721  3-4
1858. 20k blue and orange, 30k carmine and green, numerals "2" and "3" watermark respectively, both are postally used, the last one with trimmed perforation at the bottom, otherwise fresh, F/VF appearance
800.00
722  5
1864, 1k black and yellow, perforation 12 1/2, full OG, LH, VF, Mi #9, ?250, Scott C.v. $150
100.00
723  5, 9-10
1858-64, 1k black and yellow, 20k blue and orange, 30k carmine and green, perforation 12 1/2, three very fresh copies, negligible perforation thin on each stamp, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $1,800
750.00
724  5-10
1858-64, 1k-30k, perforation 12 1/2, complete set of six, various postal cancellations, F/VF, C.v. $455
100.00
725 **   11
1963, City Post, 5k black and blue, block of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $100 as hinged singles
100.00
726  12-17
1865, 1k-20k, set of five, perforation 14 1/2, printed on paper without watermark, fresh and flawless, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, Dr. Jemtschoujin handstamp on reverse, C.v. $1,925
1250.00
727  22c
1870, 5k black and lilac, printed on vertically laid paper, thinned at the top right corner, still large part of OG, F/VF appearance, a collectable copy of this rare stamp
500.00
728 (*)   23 var
1866, 10k brown and blue, printed on horizontally laid paper, complete offset of center on reverse, fresh, unused, no gum, VF, ex-Faberge
200.00
729 **   25, var
1866, 30k carmine and green, printed on horizontally laid paper, top left corner margin block of four, bottom right stamp has "90" instead of "30" at the lower right value tablet, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
1000.00
730  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
731  26 var
1875, 2k black and red, printed on horizontally laid paper, broken "2" at the top right value tablet, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Mi #24 xI
75.00
732  26 var
1875, 2k black and red, printed on horizontally laid paper, white spot under "Dve" variety, neat postal cancellation, VF and scarce, ex-Bianchi, Faberge, Standard Cat #29Ke
250.00
733 **   27, var
1879, 7k gray and rose, printed on horizontally laid paper, vertical pair, top stamp with broken oval under "VII" variety, full OG, NH, VF, expertized Mikulski, ex-Bianchi, Mi #25 xV, ?240++
100.00
734  27
1879, three trial color proofs of 7k, printed on horizontally laid paper, colors - brown and orange, blue and carmine, lilac and green, full OG, LH, VF, Mi #25P a-c
750.00
735  28 var
1875, 8k gray and rose, printed on horizontally laid paper, re-engraved the Coat of Arms with a dot in the left posthorn, full OG, previously hinged, VF, ex-Bianchi, Faberge
100.00
736    19, 29
1879, three stamps, printed on horizontally laid paper, used on registered cover locally addressed in St. Petersburg, all appropriate markings, mostly VF
100.00
737  31-38, 32a
1883-88, 1k-70k, complete set of eight, in addition stamp of 2k in yellow green, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF, C.v. $231
150.00
738  32d
1883, 2k bluish green, background is inverted, neat postal cancellation, excellent condition in every respect, VF and extremely rare, only two other copies of this rarity have been recorded, this one is the best preserved example, Mi #30K, ?15,000
10000.00
739  35a
1883, 7k blue, imperforated copy with a part of adjoining stamp on the right, St. Petersburg figure cancellation, VF, C.v. $1,600
500.00
740 **   38, var
1883, 70k brown and orange, block of four, top right stamp has jointed "7" and "0" of "70" at the lower right value tablet, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #36 II, ?1,000++
400.00
741  39-40
1890's, 3.50r black and gray, 7r black and yellow, imperforated forgeries Fournier neatly mounted on pieces from his album, printed on vertically laid paper, top right corner margin copies, handstamped "Faux", fresh, VF
200.00
742 **/*   41-45, 46-54
1889-92, 1k-7r, two complete sets, printed on horizontally laid paper, the total is 14 stamps, full OG, NH or LH, F/VF, C.v. $360.55
250.00
743  43
1889, 20k blue and carmine, printed on horizontally laid paper, nice margins imperforated copy, a part of red letters "Z" for "Obrazets" (Specimen) at the top and bottom, full OG, LH, VF
200.00
744  43
1889, imperforated plate proof of 20k in blue and carmine (issued colors), printed on chalk-surfaced thin card, right sheet margin copy, no gum as issued, VF, a scarce item from the Postal Archives
750.00
745 **/*   55-70
1902-05, 1k-7r, complete set of 17, printed on vertically laid paper, full OG, NH or LH/hinged, F/VF, C.v. $452
250.00
746  56d
1902, 2k green, printed on vertically laid paper, double impression of background, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $425
300.00
747 **   59 var
1902, 7k blue, printed on vertically laid paper, background is strongly shifted to the right, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
748 **/*   60a
1904-06, 10k blue, printed on vertically laid paper, background is inverted, three side margin block of ten (5x2) with control inscription at the bottom margin, some gum toning, full OG, NH or hinged (one stamp), VF
150.00
749  63, 66 var
1902-05, 25k blue and carmine, 50k lilac and green, two stamps printed on vertically laid paper, centers are strongly shifted, full OG, previously hinged, VF
200.00
750 **   71
1906, 5r dark blue, green and pale blue, printed on vertically laid paper, top right corner margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $200 as hinged singles
200.00
751  72
1906, 10r carmine, yellow and gray, printed on vertically laid paper, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $350
150.00
752 **/*   73a-87a
1909-10, 1k-1r, complete set of 15, vertical varnish lines, early printing, full OG, NH or LH (10k and 15k), F/VF, C.v. $500++
250.00
753  79a var
1909, 10k light blue, the stamp is printed on margin with watermark "wavy lines" due to printing shift, gum is partly missing, fresh, LH, VF and an attractive item
300.00
754  79
1908, perforated plate proof of 10k in light blue, bottom left corner margin horizontal pair, changed design of the center and curls of the top ribbon, printed on wove paper without varnish lines, very fresh, no gum as produced, VF and rare, especially in pair, Rossica certificate
2000.00
755 **   82 var
1909-12, 20k blue and carmine, in addition background printed on gum side, bottom sheet margin vertical pair, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
756 **   85 var
1909-12, 50k lilac and green, in addition background printed on gum side, top sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
757 **   85b
1909-12, 50k lilac and green, background is omitted, three side margin block of ten (5x2), full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $300 as hinged singles
300.00
758  88-104
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 1k-5r, complete set of 17, fresh, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $125
100.00
759 **   102a
1913, Winter Palace, 2r red brown, left sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $2,000 as hinged singles
1500.00
760 **   106 var
1915, Nicholas I, money stamp 15k red brown, horizontal pair, text on reverse is misplaced, no gum as issued, NH, VF
75.00
761 **/*   106 var
1915, Nicholas I, money stamp 15k red brown, bottom right corner margin block of five, large part of the text is omitted on reverse and placed on the face due to foldover, no gum as issued, NH or LH, VF
300.00
762 **   106a var
1915, Nicholas I, money stamp 15k brown, imperforated block of four, additional mirrored text impression on the face, no gum as issued, NH, VF
750.00
763 **   109d
1915, 10r carmine, yellow and gray, yellow background is inverted, nicely centered and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $500 as hinged
300.00
764  109e
1915, 10r carmine, yellow and gray, double impression of center, negligible perf irregularities at the top, full OG, LH, F/VF
100.00
765 **   110, var
1916, black surcharge 10(k) on 7k brown, two complete sheets of 100, comb (scarce) and narrow perforation respectively, minor perf separations and several folds along perforation, full OG, mostly NH, VF
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200.00
766 **   112-16
1916-17, Romanov Dynasty, money stamps, complete set of five, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $65.75
50.00
767  119-21, 123
1917, 1k, 2k, 3k and 5k, four sheet margin blocks of ten (5x2), black overprint "Obrazets" (Specimen), full OG, mostly NH, VF
1000.00
768 **   131e
1917, 1r pale brown, dark brown and orange, vertical varnish lines, background is inverted, imperforated block of four, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #77BxK3, ?400++
100.00
769 */(*)   137, 137a-38a var
1917, 3.50r maroon and green, two copies with perforation 13 1/2 and 12 1/2; 7r green and pink, perforation 12 1/2, all with strongly shifted background, full OG, hinged (2) or unused, no gum, VF
100.00
770 **   137a
1917, 3.50r maroon and light green, perforation 12 1/2, complete sheet of 50 stamps and six labels, minor marginal flaws, still fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #78Cx, ?850++ (website photo)
250.00
771 **   87g, 137b, 138b, var
1917, complete sheets of 50 (10x5), 1r, 3.50r, and three of 7r (two of different shades and one with shift of varnish lines), slight folds along perforation, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #77-80 Dyb, ?1,100++
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150.00
772  137b var
1917, 3.50r maroon and green, perforated copy with green background missing on the left, fresh, full OG, LH, VF and a spectacular item
150.00
773  87h
1917, perforated proof of 1r in black, brown and orange, strip of three with se-tenant stamps at the bottom, interesting freak due to black groundwork and perforation are strongly shifted to the bottom, full OG, NH or VLH (1), VF and a spectacular item
500.00
774 **/*   82/87g, h

Errors and Varieties
Collective Lot

1917, 43 mint stamps on three well-described album pages, including two proofs, four stamps with inverted center or background, four double impressions, several perforation errors and etc. Nice and fresh lot, full OG, NH or previously hinged, F/VF or better
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500.00
775 (*)  Yv 2

Telegraph stamps

1867, red surcharge 10k on 20k black and brown, fresh, unused, expertly regummed, VF appearance, ex-Faberge, Standard C.v. $2,500 as hinged
1000.00
776  Barefoot #12a

Imperial Official and Revenue stamps - Saving stamps

1899, 50k brown on light brown network, sideways "rhombus" watermark, postal cancellation of 1904, VF, Barefoot rank "RRR"
150.00
777  Barefoot #2/15

Consular Fee stamps

1913, 2k-7.50r, nine properly cancelled stamps, including vertical pair of 2k, minor flaws, still collectible quality, F/VF, five stamps marked by Barefoot with * (rare in used condition)
200.00
778 **   Barefoot #18
1913, 50r blue on rose, yellow and green network, minor spot of disturbed gum, fresh and nice, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, ranked "RR" in Barefoot Cat.
250.00
779 **   Barefoot #1/13

Consular Fee Stamps Collection

1913, lot of 38 mint stamps in singles, pairs, blocks of four or six, properly identified by Barefoot Cat. on two stockcards, minor usual gum creases, still clean and nice lot, full OG, NH,F/VF, C.v. ?960 as singles (website photo)
200.00
780  Barefoot #20

Stockholm Provisional Consular stamp

1917, black handstamp obliterated Imperial Arms on 3r dark green on rose and green network, appropriate Swedish Consulate cancellation and date "24.OCT.1917", VF
150.00