Lots 704 - 789, Catalogue of Auction #45 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
704   Mi SU4 IA

Imperial Postal Stationery Items

1848, St. Petersburg City Post stationery envelope 5+1k deep blue, size 170x112mm, vertical filling fold, still fresh, unused, F/VF
200.00
705   Mi SU4 IA
1864-68, St. Petersburg City Post stationery envelope 5+1k ultra, size 170x113mm, negligible soiling at the bottom, unused, mostly VF
150.00
706   Mi SU4 IE
1864-68, St. Petersburg City Post stationery envelope 5+1k ultra, size 112x76mm, traces of previous hinges, unused, VF, ex-Vernik
150.00
707   Mi SU4 IF
1848, St. Petersburg City Post stationery envelope 5+1k deep blue, size 135x105mm, unused, VF
200.00
708   Mi SU4 IF
1864-68, St. Petersburg City Post stationery envelope 5+1k ultra, size 134x103mm, slight vertical fold and traces of previous mounts, otherwise fresh, unused, F/VF
150.00
709   Mi SU4 IG
1864-68, St. Petersburg City Post stationery envelope 5+1k ultra, size 135x86mm, unused, VF
150.00
710   Mi SU5 IA
1864-68, St. Petersburg City Post stationery envelope 5+1k ultra, size 120x86mm, unused, VF
150.00
711   Mi SU5 IC
1864-68, St. Petersburg City Post stationery envelope 5+1k ultra, size 134x102mm, red crayon stroke on the face, still unused, VF
150.00
712   Mi SU5 IIB
1864-68, St. Petersburg City Post stationery envelope 5+1k dark blue, size 112x75mm, unused, VF
150.00
713   Mi SU5 IID, var
1864-68, two St. Petersburg City Post stationery envelopes 5+1k, size 132x82mm, indicia in dark blue or gray blue (scarce), fresh, unused, VF
350.00
714   Mi U5
1848, Imperial postal stationery envelope 20+1k light blue, size 137x110mm, minor soiling, fresh, mostly VF
150.00
715   Mi U5
1848, Imperial postal stationery envelope 20+1k light blue, sent in 1857 from Vilno to Luzin (now Ludza - Latvia), indicia has been pen cross cancelled, Vilno boxed ds, sealed with wax, F/VF
600.00
716   Mi U5 var
1848, Imperial postal stationery envelope 20+1k deep blue, size 140x114mm, insignificant soiling, F/VF
150.00
717   Mi U5 var
1848, Imperial postal stationery envelope 20+1k greenish blue, size 142x113mm, indicia with a break between "2" and "0" variety, traces of previous hinges, fresh, mostly VF
150.00
718   Mi U6
1848, Imperial postal stationery envelope 30+1k carmine rose, size 142x115mm, minor soiling, fresh, VF
150.00
719    

Russian - French Alliance Stationery Items

1893-96, seven illustrated items, including four wrappers, two postcards (both used) and one letter-card, minor flaws, generally nice, F/VF, ex-Faberge
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300.00
720    

Centenary of the Opening of the Alexander I Monument

1914, five stationery envelopes, two postcards and three non-postal stamps, clean condition, VF
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200.00
721  1

Imperial Stamps and Postal History

1857, 10k brown and blue, four-side large margins imperforated copy, numeral "1" watermark, a part of pre-philatelic boxed cancellation, dated "24 Maia 185(8)", VF, C.v. $850
400.00
722  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, imperforated copy, numeral "1" watermark, large margins at three sides and close (1mm) margin at the top, a part of circular St. Petersburg ds, F/VF
300.00
723  2
1857, 10k brown and blue, numeral "1" watermark, perforation 14 1/2, two copies with different Riga postmarks, printed on thin or thick paper, VF, C.v. $250
100.00
724    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, several small spots of entire discoloration, still fresh and VF, APEX certificate
250.00
725  3
1858, 20k blue and orange, numeral "2" watermark, perforation 14 1/2, pen cross cancellation, intact perforation and very fresh, VF and scarce
600.00
726 (*)   4
1858, 30k carmine and green, numeral "3" watermark, perforation 14 1/2, slightly trimmed at the top, otherwise nice collectable copy of this desirable stamp, unused, no gum, VF appearance
750.00
727  5-10
1858-64, 1k-30k, complete set of six, perforation 12 1/2, printed on paper without watermark, postally used, F/VF, C.v. $455
100.00
728 */(*)   8-10
1858, 10k-30k, perforation 12 1/2, complete set of three, 10k and 20k have tiny spots of scratched gum, both with large part of OG, previously hinged; stamp of 30k is unused, no gum, fresh colors, VF appearance, C.v. $2,200
500.00
729    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
730  19-25
1866, 1k-30k, complete set of six, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $286.50
150.00
731 (*)   20d
1870, 3k green and black, printed on horizontally laid paper, "V" error of background, fresh, unused, no gum, F/VF
300.00
732  22 var
1866, 5k black and lilac, printed on horizontally laid paper, black spot on the left monogram inside oval, full OG, previously hinged, VF
100.00
733  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
734  24a
1870, 20k blue and orange, printed on vertically laid paper, fresh and nice copy, large part of OG, F/VF and scarce, ex-Faberge, C.v. $5,000
1500.00
735    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
736  26-30
1875-79, 2k-20k, complete set of five, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $255
100.00
737 (*)   26a
1875, 2k black and red, printed on vertically laid paper, rounded bottom left corner, unused, no gum, F/VF and a collectable copy of this rare stamp, C.v. $3,750
250.00
738  30a
1875, 20k blue and orange, cross-shaped "t" variety, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $125
100.00
739    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
740  31-38
1883, 1k-70k, complete set of eight, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $223
100.00
741  41-45, 46-54
1889-92, 4k-1r, 1k-7r, two complete sets, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $360.55
200.00
742  43 var
1889, 20k blue and carmine, printed on horizontally laid paper, background is inverted, neat St. Petersburg cancellation, insignificant perforation flaws, fresh collectable exemplar of this extremely rare stamp, VF appearance, only two other copies are known of this variety, Mi #42xK2
12000.00
743  46
1889, 1k orange, right sheet margin imperforated pair printed on horizontally laid paper, a part of red overprint "Obrazets" (Specimen), full OG, NH, VF
500.00
744 **   55-70
1902-05, 1k-7r, complete set of 17, printed on vertically laid paper, perfect condition, full OG, NH, F/VF
400.00
745 * W  55-68
1902-05, 1k-1r, four sets printed on vertically laid paper, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF
400.00
746  55, 57-58
1902, 1k orange, 3k carmine and 7k blue, three imperforated stamps, printed on vertically laid paper, each one with a part of perfin "Obrazets" (Specimen), fresh, full OG, NH, VF, expertized Mikulski
1000.00
747  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
748 **   68 var
1902, 1r light brown, brown and orange, printed on vertically laid paper, perforation 11 x 13 x 13 x 13 , full OG, NH, VF and scarce, owner's hs on reverse
1500.00
749  69
1902, 3.50r black and gray, horizontal imperforated strip of three, printed on vertically laid paper, perfin "Obrazets" (Specimen), full OG, NH, VF and rare multiple
3000.00
750  70b var
1902, 7r black and yellow, printed on vertically laid paper, horizontal pair, imperforated vertically between stamps and on the right, full OG, LH, VF and rare, C.v. $3,250
2500.00
751 **   71-72
1906, 5r and 10r, printed on vertically laid paper, complete set of two, all are bottom margin copies, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $400 as hinged
250.00
752  71a
1906, 5r dark blue, green and pale blue, perforation 11 1/2, left sheet margin horizontal pair, full OG, VLH, VF, C.v. $1,000++
600.00
753  71-72
1906, 5r and 10r, imperforated complete set of two, printed on vertically laid paper, each stamp with a part of perfin "Obrazets", full OG, NH, VF, expertized Mikulski
2000.00
754 **   73-87, 87b
1909-15, 1k-1r, complete set in blocks of four (all "kop" values in gutter blocks), in addition block of 1r with perforation 12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
755  73a-87a
1909-10, 1k-1r, complete set of 15, vertical varnish lines, early printing, full OG, LH, F/VF, C.v. $500++
150.00
756 **   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
200.00
757 **   79 var
1912, 10k dark blue, complete design offset on gum side, left sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
758 **   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
759  88-104
1913, Romanov Dynasty issue, complete set of 17, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $125
100.00
760 **/*   105-06
1915, Romanov Dynasty, money stamps 10k blue and 15k orange brown, two right sheet margin blocks of four, control numbers "7" and "2" on margins respectively, no gum as issued, VF
150.00
761 **   107a var
1915, Alexander I, money stamp 20k olive green, right sheet margin imperforated copy with double impression, one is inverted, no gum as issued, NH, VF
300.00
762 **/*   108-09 var
1915, 5r and 10r, two high values with vertical varnish lines, the first one has green background shifted to the top, the other one with center shifted to the right, full OG, NH or hinged, F/VF
100.00
763 **   112-16
1916-17, Romanov Dynasty, money stamps, complete set of five in horizontal pairs, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $131.50
100.00
764 **/*   117, a, var
1917, black surcharge 10k on 7k light blue, seven stamps, including inverted surcharge, strip of five with surcharge offset on reverse and stamp with surcharge shifted to the top left, full OG, NH or LH, VF
100.00
765 **   119-35
1917, 1k-10r, imperforated complete set of 17, all are right sheet margin copies (high values with control markings), full OG, NH, VF
100.00
766 **   129 var
1917, 50k brown violet and green, imperforated pane of 25, background is strongly shifted to the bottom left, horizontal folds between stamps, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
767 **   135, var
1917, 10r scarlet, yellow and gray, bottom left corner margin imperforated block of six with two "V" labels (4x2), minor gum toning at the bottom margin only, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
768 **   87h var
1917, 1r brown, pale brown and orange, horizontal varnish lines, imperforated complete sheet of 50, center is strongly shifted to the right, full OG, NH, VF, Standard C.v. $1,665++
200.00
769  87h
1917, imperforated horizontal pair proof of 1r in black, brown and orange, horizontal varnish lines, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
770 SB  Mi MH3a

Stamp Booklet

1913, Romanov Dynasty, St. Petersburg Post Office unexploded 80k booklet, contains five panes of six separated by interleaves, orange cover with black lettering, practically flawless condition, VF and scarce, Mi C.v. 4,400
3500.00
771  

Imperial Postage Stamps Collections

1858-1917, 439 mostly mint (four used) stamps on stock or album pages, including seven complete sheets, several panes and blocks, contains some valuable items #8-10, 19-25, 19a,22a, 26-30, 31-38, 39-40, 88-104 and etc., quality is a little mixed, but mainly collectable condition, most with full or part of OG, F/VF, high C.v.
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400.00
772  

Imperial Cancellations

1858-1917, 584 used stamps on stock or album pages, representing various dotted, figure and etc. cancellations, some Polish and Finnish items, nicely inscribed, nothing is very expensive, but mainly fresh and nice, F/VF or better
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120.00
773  

Great Intact Collection in Red Minkus Album

1857-1949, several hundred used stamps and souvenir sheets neatly displayed on album pages, apparently complete for the period, including a lot of scarce and desirable items, minor flaws could be expected, generally F/VF or better, C.v. is well over $7,500
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600.00
774  

Romanov Dynasty stamps with Mute Cancellations

1914-15, 101 stamps and 11 pre-printed covers on stockpages, representing 45 cities and approximately 60 different cancellations, all properly identified, generally nice and clean, F/VF or better, ex-Sarandinaki
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500.00
775    

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
776    

Odessa Envelopes
Great Collection

1878-96, 63 mostly different envelopes, including 11 locally used in nice presentation album, neatly identified by year of issue, varieties of paper, watermark and layout, fresh, VF and rare assembly, which is practically impossible to duplicate b>
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5000.00
777    

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
778    

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
779    

Russia During the World War I

1915, free-frank military postcard from Cruiser "Aurora" (cannon shot of this historical ship started October Revolution in 1917) to Narva, via Helsingfors, "Aurora" violet handstamp negative and all appropriate markings, VF and scarce
500.00
780    
1917, POW's card written on birch bark, sent from Stretensk to Austria-Hungary, Russian and Austrian censorship markings, VF and scarce
200.00
781    

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
782   Mi P4

Russian Ship Mail

1876, stationery postcard 4k green, sent from St. Petersburg to Borga (then Russian Finland), black circular marking "S Parokhodom iz Kronshtadta", arrival date stamp, VF and scarce
750.00
783    
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
784    
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
785    
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
786    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
787    
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
1000.00
788   Mi 1

Imperial Official issues

1911, red overprint "For Mailman" on Duty stamp 15k blue and rose, used on complete registered Kamenets Court envelope, addressed to St. Petersburg, initially franked by 7k blue(trimmed), all appropriate markings, fresh and VF item
300.00
789   Mi 2
1913, complete registered Kamenets Court envelope, addressed to Smotrich, franked by two Romanov Dynasty 7k brown (one - on reverse), uprated with "For Mailman" 15k black on rose network, all appropriate markings, VF
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300.00