Lots 529 - 630, Catalogue of Auction #48 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
529   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
530   Mi U4 var
1854, stationery envelope 10+1k black, broken outer circle variety, sent from Zhytomyr to Vilno, pen cross cancellation, wax seal, VF
100.00
531   Mi U5, var
1848-55, two postal stationery envelopes 20+1k of two different issues, indicia in blue or light greenish blue, perfect condition, unused, VF
300.00
532   Mi U8b var
1861, postal stationery envelope 20+1k ultramarine, blue dot under "v" in "konv" variety, fresh, unused, VF
150.00
533   Mi U10A
1863, postal stationery envelope 10+1k black, size 137x107mm, watermark 3, nice and clean, unused, VF
150.00
534   Mi U14 II fn
1868, unissued postal stationery envelope 20k blue, indicia at the top left corner, size 111x72mm, fresh, VF
100.00
535   Mi P1
1872, city-post stationery postcard 3k brown, sent from Revel to Hamburg in 1884, all appropriate markings, mostly VF
100.00
536    
1872, pre-printed form for postcard in black, back side with error inscription "soderzhapie" instead of "soderzhanie", unused, VF
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100.00
537   Mi P5
1882-83, four stationery postcards 3k black, different pre-printing of the Brewing Company "Moskovskaya Bavaria", postally used, mostly VF
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100.00
538  Standard #ES4
1882-84, essay of Imperial stationery entire wrapper, 1k yellow, size 375x70mm, inscribed "Pochtovaia Banderol", excellent condition, VF and rare, ex-Breitfuss, Faberge
2500.00
539  Standard #ES3
1882-84, essay of Imperial stationery entire wrapper, 2k green, size 375x70mm, perfect condition, VF and very rare, ex-Breitfuss, Faberge
3000.00
540   Mi U33A
1894, Alexander III pre-printed mourning stationery envelope 7k blue and in addition form of wrapper with the similar pre-print and Portraits of Alexander III and President of France Sadi Carnot, unused, mostly VF
100.00
541   Mi A1
1896, stationery money order 15k blue, insignificant flaws on edges, still nice and clean, unused, VF
150.00
542   Mi U39B
1907, stationery envelope 14k blue, size 145x120mm, perfect condition, unused, VF
300.00
543   Mi U51-55 A, B
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 3k-20k, nine different postal stationery envelopes, perfect condition, unused, VF
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150.00
544 Mi U54
1913, Romanov Dynasty issue, proof for postal stationery envelope of 14k in dark blue, names of artist (Lancere) and engraver (Ksidias) printed at the bottom of stamp, produced on a piece of "wavy lines" watermarked paper, size is 140x90mm, VF and rare
1500.00
545 Mi P25
1913, Romanov Dynasty issue, proof of central vignette for postal stationery card 3k in red, printed on a thin card, size 36x45mm, VF
750.00
546 Mi P26
1913, Romanov Dynasty issue, proof for postal stationery card of 4k in red, names of artist (Lancere) and engraver (Lundin) printed at the bottom of stamp, produced on a thin card, size is 140x90mm, VF and rare
1500.00
547 Mi S6
1913, Romanov Dynasty issue, proof for postal stationery wrapper of 2k in green, names of artist (Zarins) and engraver (Ksidias) printed at the bottom of stamp, produced on a piece of paper without watermark, size is 140x90mm, VF and rare
1500.00
548    

Imperial Postal Stationery Collections and Collective Lots
Collection in Dark Red Album

1848-1917, 85 different unused postal stationery items, including St. Petersburg City Post, Imperial envelopes, postcards, letter cards and wrappers, as well as issues for Finland, Russian Offices in China and Levant, generally nice quality material, F/VF or better, Mi C.v. is over 4,000
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1000.00
549   Mi U7 A, B, var

Stationery Envelope 10+1k Black - Varieties

1855-61, eight unused envelopes representing different indicia printing varieties, neatly described on stockpages, fresh, VF
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200.00
550    

Large Used Collection in a Box

1868-1913, about 280 postal stationery items, including envelopes, cards, reply cards and wrappers, some scarce material throughout, minor conveyance flaws could be expected, generally clean lot, F/VF or better, Mi C.v. is over 7,500
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1000.00
551    

Official Pre-Printed Form for Postcard - Varieties

1872, 16 unused cards (one with affixed 1k stamp) representing different printing varieties of front and reverse, neatly described on stockpages, nice and fresh, VF
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150.00
552  1

Imperial Postage stamps and Postal History

1857, 10k brown and blue, nice margins imperforated copy with numeral "1" watermark, very fresh colors, certified by L. Eisold, BPP as unused stamp without gum. In our opinion the stamp had very slight pen cancellation, which was expertly removed, VF appearance
300.00
553  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, imperforated copy with enlarged margins at three sides and acceptable (0.5mm) margin on the left, numeral "1" watermark, tied by "385" inside rectangular dotted cancellation (Gapsal' Estland Gub.), fresh, F/VF, C.v. $850
300.00
554  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, imperforated copy with large margins all around, numeral "1" watermark, Riga "Apr. 185.." circular date stamp, VF
300.00
555    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, several folds and repaired wrapper tear, nevertheless F/VF and scarce
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1500.00
556    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
200.00
557  3
1858, two trial color proofs of 20k in green and violet, printed on numeral "2" watermarked paper and on paper without watermark, fresh quality, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF, expertized by Mikulski and Romeko, Mi #3P 1a-2a, 2,500
2000.00
558  5-10
1858-64, 1k-30k, complete set of six, perforation 12 1/2, printed on paper without watermark, postally cancelled, fresh colors, F/VF, C.v. $455
150.00
559  5
1864, 1k black and yellow, perforation 12 1/2, nice and fresh copy, full OG, very light trace of hinge mark, VF, C.v. $150
100.00
560 */(*)   8-10
1858, 10k-30k, complete set of three, perforation 12 1/2, printed on paper without watermark, insignificant thin spots, large part of OG (10k and 20k) or unused, no gum (30k), VF appearance, C.v. $2,200
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300.00
561  9
1858, 20k blue and orange, perforation 12 1/2, printed on paper without watermark, one tip of perforation at the top right has imperceptible thin, fresh and choice copy, large part of OG, VF, C.v. $650
300.00
562 **   19-25
1866, 1k-30k, complete set of six, printed on horizontally laid paper, sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
1500.00
563  22b
1875, 5k black and lilac, nice margins imperforated copy, a part of Riga postal cancellation, fresh and VF, C.v. $2,000
1500.00
564  22
1866, trial color perforated proof of 5k in blue, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Raybaudi certificate
200.00
565  23 var
1866, 10k brown and blue, printed on horizontally laid paper, top left corner with "kalatch" variety, St. Petersburg postal cancellation, gummed on reverse, F/VF
500.00
566  19c-28a
1868-75, 1k-30k, 2k-8k, two complete sets printed on vertically laid paper, nine stamps altogether, postal cancellations, mostly F/VF, C.v. $753.50
150.00
567    20d, 22a, 23 var
1870, entire wrapper from Odessa to Marseille, franked by four stamps on horizontally laid paper, including 3k with "v" error of background, 5k black and gray color variety (defected), and two of 10k, one of which with deformed outer frame variety, delivered with two TPO - No. 21-22 "Odessa - Kazatin" and Polish No. 269 "Oswiecim - Breslaw", all appropriate markings, usual folds, still F/VF and scarce
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200.00
568    19, 20d, 23
1871, three stamps on horizontally laid paper, including 3k with "v" error of background, used on small size cover from Sokolka (then Grodno Gub., now - Poland) to Heidelberg via Byalostok and Warsaw, transit and arrival markings, insignificant ageing, mostly F/VF
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100.00
569    20d, 24
1871, two stamps on horizontally laid paper, including 3k black and green with "V" error of background, used on entire wrapper from Odessa to Italy, several transits and arrival marking, usual fold away from the stamps, VF, Raybaudi certificate
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150.00
570    24
1872, 20k blue and orange, printed on horizontally laid paper, used on entire wrapper from St. Petersburg to Bordeaux, appropriate transit and arrival ds, usual fold away from the stamp, VF
100.00
571    19, 20, 24a
1872, 1k black and yellow, 3k black and green, both on horizontally laid paper and 20k blue and orange, printed on vertically laid paper, used on entire wrapper from Odessa to Marseille, transit and arrival markings, usual fold is affected 3k stamp, mostly VF
150.00
572    
1874, entire wrapper without paying postage from Berdyansk to Genoa via Odessa, two Italian postage dues #J8-9 applied upon arrival, all appropriate markings, horizontal fold away from the stamps, VF
150.00
573  26-30
1875-82, 2k-20k, complete set of five, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $255
100.00
574 **   26-30
1875-82, 2k-20k, complete set of five, printed on horizontally laid paper, sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
1000.00
575 (*)   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
500.00
576  27 var
1875, 7k gray and rose, printed on horizontally laid paper, "dragon head" variety, large part of OG, VF and very rare in mint condition, ex-Faberge
750.00
577  28 var
1875, 8k gray and rose, printed on horizontally laid paper, re-engraved the Coat of Arms with rose dot in the left posthorn, full OG, previously hinged, VF, ex-Faberge
200.00
578  28c
1875, 8k gray and rose, printed on horizontally laid paper, "cocem" variety, postal cancellation, paper adhesion on reverse, intact perforation, F/VF, ex-Faberge, C.v. $275
100.00
579  30-30a
1875, 20k blue and orange, printed on horizontally laid paper, horizontal pair, left stamp has cross-shaped "T" variety, reinforced perforation at the top, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $225
100.00
580 **   33-35, 38
1883, 3k, 5k, 7k and 70k, printed on horizontally laid paper, four stamps in blocks of four, full OG, NH (one stamp of 7k block is VLH), VF
300.00
581  39-40
1884, 3.50r black and gray, 7r black and orange, complete set of two high values, printed on vertically laid paper, sharp embossing and intact perforation, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $2,100
1000.00
582  39-40
1884, 3.50r black and gray, 7r black and yellow, printed on vertically laid paper, postally used, stamp of 7r has a pinhole, VF, E. Diena certificate for 3.50r, C.v. $1,450
250.00
583  41-45, 46-54
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
584 **/*   41-42, 44
1889, 4k, 10k and 50k, printed on horizontally laid paper, five blocks of four, including two shades of 4k and 10k, full OG, NH, including block of 50k, or LH, VF
150.00
585  50
1889-1902, postal forgery of 7k blue, printed on white paper without watermark, small natural paper inclusion at the bottom, excellent condition, no gum as produced, VF and rare, G. Buhler handstamp on reverse, Hovest certificate, Mi #49F, 1,000
750.00
586  51
1889, 14k blue and rose carmine, imperforated proof in issued colors, printed on thin card, fitted to stamp size, creased at the top, no gum as produced, F/VF appearance, expertized by Mikulski
750.00
587 **   62 var
1905, 15k brown violet and blue, printed on vertically laid paper, center is strongly shifted to the left, bottom sheet margin horizontal pair, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
588  68 var
1904, 1r light brown, brown and orange, light brown background is strongly shifted to the right, full OG, hinged, VF and a spectacular item
100.00
589  68a, 71a
1904-06, 1r and 5r, printed on vertically laid paper, both with perforation 11 1/2, readable postal cancellations, mostly VF, C.v. $350
100.00
590  71-72
1906, 5r and 10r, printed on vertically laid paper, complete set of two, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $400
200.00
591  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
592  72 var
1906, 10r carmine, yellow and gray, printed on vertically laid paper, elongated serif of "1" resulting in jointed "1" and "0" in the right value tablet, full OG, light trace of hinge, VF
200.00
593  
1906, Nicholas II, Mouchon essay, smaller format with bust turned right, central vignette in black with gray black background on thin card, size 40x47mm, VF
750.00
594  
1906, Nicholas II, Mouchon essay, enlarged format with bust turned right, central vignette in black with gray black background on thin card, size 52x68mm, VF
750.00
595  
1906, Nicholas II, engraved imperforated Mouchon essay of 1r in black, complete stamp design with bust turned right, printed on wove paper, no gum as produced, VF and scarce
1000.00
596 **   75a
1909, 3k rose red, three-side margin block of 50, bottom part of a sheet, control inscription at the bottom, minor marginal flaws, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
597 **/*   79 var
1912, 10k dark blue, horizontal strip of three, spectacular pre-printing paper fold on two stamps, full OG, NH or VLH (1), VF
100.00
598 **   81 var
1917, 15k red brown and blue, vertical varnish lines, complete pane of 25 stamps, blue center is printed on reverse and inverted, folded once along horizontal perforation, extremely fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular item
1000.00
599 **/*   82b, 85b, 126a, 129a
1912-17, 20k and 50k, perforated and imperforated stamps with omitted groundwork, full OG, NH (3) or VLH, VF
100.00
600 **   87d
1910-16, 1r brown, light brown and orange, vertical varnish lines, horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, left stamp with tiny wrinkle, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
601  88-104
1913, Romanov Dynasty, complete set of 17, some with sheet margins, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF, C.v. $151.90
100.00
602 **   88-89, 92
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 1k, 2k and 7k, four sheet margin blocks of four, various marginal control markings, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
603 **   90b
1913, Alexander III, 3k carmine, double impression, block of four, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple, C.v. $2,800 as hinged singles
2000.00
604  90
1913, Alexander III, proof of center vignette for 3k denomination in carmine, printed on thick chalk-surfaced paper, size 28x46mm, no gum as produced, VF
750.00
605  93
1913, Nicholas II, proof of center vignette for 10k denomination in blue, printed on thick chalk-surfaced paper, size 48x63mm, no gum as produced, VF
750.00
606  93
1913, Nicholas II, proof of center vignette with cut oval for 10k denomination in blue, printed on chalk-surfaced thin card, size 48x63mm, no gum as produced, VF
750.00
607  96
1913, Alexander I, proof of center vignette for 20k denomination in olive green, printed on thick chalk-surfaced paper, size 48x67mm, no gum as produced, VF
750.00
608  98
1913, Romanov Dynasty, proof of frame for 35k denomination in red lilac, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, size 40x48mm, no gum as produced, VF
750.00
609  100
1913, Romanov Dynasty, proof of frame for 70k denomination in brown orange, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, size 38x49mm, no gum as produced, VF
750.00
610 **   104
1913, Nicholas II, 5r dark brown, complete sheet of 50 (10x5), control No.2 on the right margin, pre-printing paper fold, minor perf separations, nevertheless post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple
4000.00
611 **   105-07, 114-16
1915, Romanov Dynasty, money stamps, two complete sets of three, sheet margin blocks of four, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $262.80++
200.00
612 **   105 var
1915, Nicholas II, money stamp 10k blue, block of four, left vertical pair has black control line instead of the text on reverse, no gum as issued, NH, VF, Raritan Stamps guarantee (2009)
200.00
613  107 var
1915, Alexander I, money stamp 20k olive green, top right corner margin block of five, misplaced text is printed on the front and partly missing from reverse due to foldover, no gum as issued, VF, Raritan Stamps guarantee (2009)
400.00
614 **/*   108-09 var
1915, two stamps of 5r and 10r, three high values with vertical varnish lines representing various printing errors, full OG, NH (2) or VLH, F/VF
100.00
615 **   108-09, 108b
1915-17, 5r and 10r, complete set of two, perforation 13 1/2, in addition 5r with perforation 12 1/2, all are in blocks of three plus "V" label, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
616  108d
1915-17, 5r indigo, green and blue, perforation 13 1/2, horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, VLH, VF, reportedly only five pairs recorded
150.00
617  109 var
1915-17, 10r carmine lake, yellow and gray, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right, full OG, LH, fine
100.00
618 **   109d
1915, 10r carmine lake, yellow and gray, yellow groundwork is inverted, unusually well centered, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $500 as hinged
400.00
619  117a
1917, inverted black surcharge 10k on 7k light blue, fresh, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF, expertized H. Bloch, C.v. $75
60.00
620 **   119/31
1917, 1k-1r, 19 items, mostly in sheet margin blocks of four, representing various control numbers, including several unrecorded ones, seven with watermark "wavy lines" on margin, fresh, full OG, NH (one block of 1kunused, no gum), VF
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300.00
621  119-22
1917, 1k-5k, four imperforated side sheet margin blocks of ten (5x2), black typo overprint "Obrazets" (Specimen), full OG, block of 2k has slight crease affecting two stamps, full OG, NH, VF
1000.00
622 **   126 var
1917, 20k blue and carmine, groundwork printed on gum side, bottom right corner margin imperforated copy, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
623 **/*   131a/g
1917, 1r brown, light brown and orange, vertical varnish lines, six imperforated copies with various printing errors, full OG, NH (2) or LH/hinged, VF
150.00
624 **/*   135, var
1917, 10r scarlet, yellow and gray, bottom sheet margin imperforated block of four, top right stamp with a break of outer oval under the Coat of Arms, slight usual gum creases, full OG, NH or VLH (top stamps), VF
800.00
625  137 var
1917, 3.50r maroon and light green, vertical pair imperforated between stamps, minor perforation irregularities, still full OG, previously hinged, VF
150.00
626  137 var
1917, 3.50r maroon and light green, bottom sheet margin copy, imperforated at the bottom, insignificant perforation irregularities on the left, full OG, previously hinged, VF
100.00
627  87h
1917, imperforated horizontal pair proof of 1r in black, brown and orange, in addition imperforated proof of 1r in green, brown and orange, all with horizontal varnish lines, full OG, NH (pair) or LH, VF
150.00
628    

Russo - Japanese War

1904-05, lot of three black-and-white PPC, picturing portraits of Russian Army and Fleet Commanders during the War, fresh, unused, VF
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100.00
629    
1905, free-frank PPC to Smolensk, endorsed "Hailar. 11 Sept", posted into the mail at TPO No.262 "Harbin - Manchuria", negative military marking reads: "2nd Company of the 6th Infantry General Field-Marshal Mikhail Golitsin Regiment", mostly VF
100.00
630    90

Russia During the World War I

1914, postcard from Yekaterinoslav (now Dniepropetrovsk) to Pskov, franked by Romanov Dynasty 3k rose red, tied with striped rectangle mute cancellation, arrival ds, VF
75.00