Lots 473 - 547, Catalogue of Auction #47 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
473    

Pre-Philatelic Mailings

1839-52, three stampless entire wrappers, St. Petersburg to Moscow (1839), Mariupol to Genoa (1851) and St. Petersburg to Bordeaux (1852), all appropriate markings, VF
100.00
474   Mi SU4 IE

Imperial Postal Stationery Items

1848-68, St. Petersburg City Post stationery envelope 5+1k ultra, indicia at the bottom left corner, size 114x73mm, fresh, unused, VF
150.00
475   Mi SU5 IA
1864-68, St. Petersburg City Post stationery envelope 5+1k ultra, indicia at the bottom right corner, size 120x86mm, unused, VF
150.00
476   Mi SU5 IID
1864-68, St. Petersburg City Post stationery envelope 5+1k ultra, indicia at the bottom right corner, size 132x83mm, unused, VF
150.00
477   Mi SU8 A,B,C
1869, three City Post envelopes 5k red lilac, all different sizes, fresh, unused, VF
100.00
478   Mi U2
1848, Imperial postal stationery envelope 20+1k blue, perfect condition, unused, VF
200.00
479   Mi U3
1848, Imperial postal stationery envelope 30+1k rose, fresh, unused, VF
200.00
480   Mi U3
1848, Imperial postal stationery envelope 30+1k carmine, post office fresh, unused, VF
200.00
481   Mi U5
1848, Imperial postal stationery envelope 20+1k light blue, excellent condition, unused, VF
150.00
482   Mi U5
1848, Imperial postal stationery envelope 20+1k ultra, nice and fresh, unused, VF
150.00
483   Mi U5 var
1848, Imperial postal stationery envelope 20+1k greenish blue, indicia with a break between "2" and "0" variety, light removable hinges on obverse, fresh, unused, VF
150.00
484   Mi U6, var
1848, two Imperial postal stationery envelopes 30+1k carmine rose, two positions of watermark, minor soiling and one with small paper adhesion on reverse, unused, F/VF
200.00
485   Mi U8a
1855, Imperial postal stationery envelope 20+1k light blue, nice quality, unused, VF
150.00
486   Mi U8b
1861, Imperial postal stationery envelope 20+1k ultra, fresh condition, unused, VF
150.00
487   Mi U8b var
1861, Imperial postal stationery envelope 20+1k ultra, indicia with a spot on "Z" variety, unused, VF
200.00
488   Mi U9, var
1855-61, two Imperial postal stationery envelopes 30+1k in brick red or brownish red, clean condition, unused, VF
300.00
489   Mi U14 I-15 I
1868, 20k blue and 30k carmine, two Imperial postal stationery envelopes, the last one with natural paper inclusion on the right, still fresh, unused, VF
200.00
490   Mi U13 II-15 II
1868, 10k-30k, six different Imperial postal stationery envelopes, fresh, unused, VF
150.00
491   Mi U14 IIC
1868, unissued Imperial postal stationery envelope 20k blue, approximate size 140x60mm, fresh, VF
200.00
492   Mi U19 A,D
1870, two Imperial postal stationery envelopes 5k carmine, indicia at the top left corner, size 140x58mm and 140x113mm, unused, VF
100.00
493   Mi U20 A-D
1870, Imperial postal stationery envelopes 5k carmine, indicia at the top right corner, complete set of four, unused, VF
150.00
494   Mi U21-24, U25
1875-79, 12 Imperial postal stationery envelopes, including two sizes for each of 5k-20k and four different of 7k, fresh, unused, VF
150.00
495   Mi U27-28, U1
1880-81, six Imperial postal stationery envelopes with red surcharge 7k, including unissued 7k on 20k blue, insignificant paper folds, still fresh, unused, VF
250.00
496   Mi P12A
1902, reply portion of Imperial postal stationery card 4k red, sent from France to Yekaterinoslav, appropriate transit and arrival markings, VF
100.00
497   Mi P13
1897, stationery postcard 3k red on buff paper with black commemorative bilingual overprint "In memory of French President Visit in August 1897" and portrait of Felix Faure, fresh, unused, VF and scarce
150.00
498   Mi U52A, U53B, U55B
1913-14, Romanov Dynasty, three postally used Imperial postal stationery envelopes, two with some conveyance flaws, still F/VF
100.00
499  
1913, Romanov Dynasty issue, proof for postal stationery items of 3k in red, two impressions on thin card, one of which is upside down, names of artist (Zarins) and engraver (Lundin) printed at the bottom of stamps, card size is 138x99mm, perfect condition, VF and very rare
1500.00
500    

Intact Postal Stationery Collection in Large Black Album

1848-1916, 190 postal stationery items (103 unused), including envelopes, postcards, letter-cards and wrappers, covering all types of preprinted indicia, starting with 11 early 10k-30k envelopes, Romanov Dynasty items and much more, minor defects noted, still clean and nice, generally F/VF
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1000.00
501  1

Imperial Postage Stamps

1857, 10k brown and blue, nice margins imperforated copy, numeral "1" watermark, "9" inside oval dotted cancellation (Tauroggen), VF, Sorani certificate
300.00
502  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, well-margined imperforated copy, numeral "1" watermark, a part of straight line "Mitava" cancellation, fresh, VF
300.00
503  1 var
1857, 10k brown and blue, imperforated copy with large margins at three sides and slightly reduced margin on the right, short "1" at the top right corner variety, a part of two-line pre-philatelic cancellation, F/VF and scarce
300.00
504  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, balanced margins imperforated copy, numeral "1" watermark, pen cross cancellation, fresh, VF
200.00
505  2
1858, 10k brown and blue, perforation 14 1/2, numeral "1" watermark, lot of five copies, various dotted cancellations, fresh, F/VF, ex-Faberge, C.v. $750
300.00
506    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, mostly VF, APEX certificate
200.00
507  3
1858, 30k blue and orange, printed on thin paper, numeral "2" watermark, neat St. Petersburg cancellation, VF
600.00
508  4
1858, 30k carmine and green, perforation 14 1/2, numeral "3" watermark, printed on thick paper, "69" inside rectangular dotted cancellation (Veliky Ustiug), VF
1000.00
509 (*)   5-10
1858-64, 1k-30k, complete set of six, printed on paper without watermark, perforation 12 1/2, fresh colors, unused, no gum or expertly regummed, F/VF
500.00
510 **/*   5
1864, 1k black and yellow, perforation 12 1/2, block of four, perfect condition, full OG, NH or VLH (1), VF, Wassmann certificate
1000.00
511    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
512  19-25
1866, 1k-30k, complete set of six, printed on horizontally laid paper, nice quality, full OG, LH, mostly VF, C.v. $286.50
200.00
513    19, 20, 23
1873, 1k-10k, four stamps printed on horizontally laid paper, used on entire wrapper from Odessa to Marseille, appropriate transit and arrival markings, VF
100.00
514    20d, 22, 24
1870, 3k black and green, "V" error of background, used together with two other stamps on entire wrapper from St. Petersburg to Paris, all transits and arrival markings, VF
150.00
515  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
516  20c
1868, 3k black and green, printed on vertically laid paper, fresh, large part of OG, VF, C.v. $375
150.00
517    20c, 22c, 24a
1872, 3k, 5k, 20k, three stamps printed on vertically laid paper, used on entire wrapper from St. Petersburg to Bordeaux, all appropriate markings, VF
500.00
518    23, 25a
1873, 20k carmine and green, printed on vertically laid paper, used together with 10k brown and blue on entire wrapper from Moscow to Lyon, postmarked on arrival, minor usual folds away from the stamps, F/VF
150.00
519    35, 50
1884-98, two stamps of 7k blue, both with frame flaw variety (on the left or at the top), used respectively on entire wrapper from St. Petersburg to Paris and on cover from Makeevka (Oblast Voiska Donskogo) to Paris, appropriate markings, mostly VF
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150.00
520  31-38
1883-88, 1k-70k, complete set of eight, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF, C.v. $223
150.00
521  39-40
1884, 3.50r black and gray, 7r black and orange, complete set of two high values, printed on vertically laid paper, nice and fresh, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $2,100
1000.00
522  39-40
1890's, 3.50r black and gray, 7r black and yellow, imperforated Fournier forgeries neatly mounted on small pieces, printed on vertically laid paper, top right corner margin copies, handstamped "Faux", fresh, VF
250.00
523  41-54
1889-92, 1k-7r, complete set of 14, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF, C.v. $360.35
200.00
524 **/*   53-54
1889-92, 3.50r black and gray, 7r black and yellow, two high values printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, NH or very light trace of hinge (7r), VF
100.00
525  55-70
1902-05, 1k-7r, complete set of 17, printed on vertically laid paper, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF
250.00
526 **/*   60a
1904, 10k dark blue and light blue, background is inverted, top right corner margin block of six (3x2), full OG, NH or LH (1), VF
100.00
527 **   68a
1904, 1r brown, light brown and orange, printed on vertically laid paper, perforation 11 1/2, bottom sheet margin copy, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $750 as hinged
500.00
528 **/*   68 var
1904, 1r brown, light brown and orange, printed on vertically laid paper, block of four, central horizontal perforation is 11 1/2, resulting in two top stamps of the block have perforation 13 1/2x13 1/2x11 1/2x13 1/2, while two bottom ones - 11 1/2x13 1/2 x 13 1/2 x 13 1/2, full OG, NH or LH (two top stamps), VF and extremely rare multiple, Stolow guarantee hs
10000.00
529 **   71-72
1906, 5r and 10r, complete set of two, printed on vertically laid paper, the last one with slight diagonal crease, full OG, NH, VF appearance
200.00
530  71-72
1906, 5r and 10r, printed on vertically laid paper, complete set of two, stamp of 10r with slight toning on two top tips of perforation, full OG, LH, F/VF, C.v. $400
150.00
531  71a
1906, 5r dark blue, green and pale blue, printed on vertically laid paper, perforation 11 1/2, full OG, LH, F/VF, C.v. $500
250.00
532 **   79a
1909, 10k light blue, color variety from early printing, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $500 as hinged
250.00
533  79
1908, perforated plate proof of 10k in light blue, changed design of the center and curls of the top ribbon, printed on wove paper without gum, one short tip of perforation at the top left, nevertheless very fresh, VF and scarce, Mikulski opinion
750.00
534  88-104
1913, Romanov Dynasty, complete set of 17, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF, C.v. $151.90
100.00
535 **   88/99
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 1k-50k, ten different stamps in blocks of four, most with sheet margin, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
536 **   105/41
1915-17, Romanov Dynasty, money stamps, three complete sets, the total is 11 stamps, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $75.70
50.00
537 **   106a
1915, Romanov Dynasty, 15k orange brown, printed on thin cardboard, imperforated block of four, no gum as issued, NH, VF, Raritan Stamps guarantee (2005)
600.00
538  109 var
1915, 10r carmine, yellow and gray, printed on wove paper, bottom sheet margin copy, imperforated at the bottom, slight marginal gum creases, full OG, LH, fine
100.00
539  109d
1915, 10r carmine, yellow and gray, printed on wove paper, yellow groundwork is inverted, unusually well centered, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $500
250.00
540 **/*   110a, 110-11 var
1916, Nicholas II, inverted black surcharge 10(k) on 7k brown, in addition two stamps with strongly shifted surcharge, full OG, NH (first one) or LH, VF, expertized by Buchsbayew
150.00
541  117-18, var
1917, inverted black surcharge 10k on 7k light blue, in addition three stamps with various surcharge shifts, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF
100.00
542 **   119-35
1917, 1k-10r, imperforated complete set of 17, some with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
543  135, var
1917, 10r carmine, yellow and gray, horizontal imperforated pair, nicely cancelled on a piece, right stamp with a break of outer oval under Coat of Arms, VF
100.00
544 **   138 var
1917, 7r dark green and pink, vertical varnish lines, perforation 13 1/2, top sheet margin block of three with label, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
545 **   138 var
1917, 7r dark green and pink, vertical varnish lines, perforation 13 1/2, left sheet margin copy, imperforated on the left, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
546  87
1917, perforated and imperforated proofs of 1r, the first one in brown, black and orange, design is misplaced, the other one - in black, green and orange, horizontal varnish lines, full OG, NH or LH, VF
150.00
547 */U   

Liberty Cap Overprints

1917, Romanov Dynasty stamps overprinted in red, seven different blocks of four, three of which are mint, others bearing various postal cancellations, two blocks with considerable perf separations, otherwise VF
100.00