Lots 723 - 787, Catalogue of Auction #49 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
723   Mi U3

Imperial Postal Stationery Items

1848, Imperial postal stationery envelope 30+1k rose, fresh, unused, VF
200.00
724   Mi U3
1848, Imperial postal stationery envelope 30+1k carmine, post office fresh, unused, VF
200.00
725   Mi U5
1848, Imperial postal stationery envelope 20+1k light blue, size 137x110mm, minor soiling, fresh, mostly VF
100.00
726   Mi U5 var
1848, Imperial postal stationery envelope 20+1k deep blue, size 140x114mm, broken outer circle variety, insignificant soiling, F/VF
150.00
727   Mi U8b
1861, Imperial postal stationery envelope 20+1k ultra, fresh condition, unused, VF
150.00
728   Mi U8b var
1861, Imperial postal stationery envelope 20+1k ultra, blue spot on "Z" variety at the top of indicia, unused, VF
Click here to see enlarged fragment
200.00
729   Mi U14 I-15 I
1868, two Imperial postal stationery envelopes, 20k blue and 30k carmine, size 140x110mm, the last one with large natural paper defect on the right, fresh, unused, VF
200.00
730   Mi U14 IIC
1868, unissued Imperial postal stationery envelope 20k blue, approximate size 140x60mm, fresh, VF
200.00
731   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
732   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
733   Mi U27-28, U1
1880-81, six Imperial postal stationery envelopes with red surcharge 7k, including unissued 7k on 20k blue, fresh, unused, VF
250.00
734   Mi U33 var
1890, Imperial postal stationery envelope 7k blue, blue pre-printing reads: "To Government Sale of Duty Stamps. From Seller of Wine Shop No.", small paper inclusion, fresh, unused, VF and scarce
100.00
735    

Imperial Postal Stationery Collection

1872-1917, 96 postally used envelopes, wrappers and postcards, representing various town cancellations, including some better items, generally fresh collectable condition, F/VF or better
Click the numbers below to see additional pages:
2, 3, 4
150.00
736  1

Imperial Postage stamps and Postal History

1857, 10k brown and blue, imperforated copy with enlarged margins all around, numeral "1" watermark, a part of Odessa pre-philatelic cancellation, VF and nice copy
300.00
737  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, nice margins imperforated copy, numeral "1" watermark, a part of pre-philatelic cancellation, VF
300.00
738  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
739  2
1858, 10k brown and blue, perforation 14 1/2, numeral "1" watermark, lot of five copies, various dotted cancellations (1, 2, 38, 21, 443), F/VF, ex-Faberge, C.v. $750
300.00
740 (*)   5-7
1864, 1k-5k, complete set of three, perforation 12 1/2, fresh colors and intact perforation, unused, 1k and 5k are expertly regummed, stamp of 3k has no gum, F/VF, C.v. $925
150.00
741  5
1864, 1k black and yellow, perforation 12 1/2, nice copy, full OG, VLH, VF, Scott C.v. $150
100.00
742  5
1864, imperforated plate proof of 1k in black, enlarged bottom margin, printed on thin white paper without watermark, no gum as produced, VF and scarce
750.00
743  6
1864, 3k black and green, perforation 12 1/2, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $475
200.00
744 */(*)   12-18
1865, 1k-30k, complete set of six, perforation 14 1/2, printed on paper without watermark, fresh colors and nice centering, full OG - 3k and 5k, others are unused, no gum or expertly regummed, VF, C.v. $2,925
750.00
745    23
1867, entire wrapper from Nizhniy Novgorod to Moscow, franked by 10k brown and blue printed on horizontally laid paper, cancelled by Nizhniy Yarmarka ds, postmarked on arrival, sealed with wax, minor soiling, F/VF and scarce early cancellation
150.00
746  20c
1868, 3k green and black, printed on vertically laid paper, fresh, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $375
200.00
747  25a
1868, 30k carmine and green, printed on vertically laid paper, nice copy, full OG, previously hinged, VF
750.00
748    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 and scarce franking
500.00
749    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
750 **   31, 33, 35
1883, 1k orange, 3k carmine and 7k blue, three marginal blocks of 50 (1k and 7k) or 47, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF
Click here to see block 2, Click here to see block 3
1000.00
751  33
1883, die proof of 3k in red and blue, printed on wove paper, size 43x55mm, no gum as produced, NH, VF and very rare, ex-Faberge
3000.00
752  35a
1883-88, 7k blue, nice margins imperforated copy, date stamp cancellation, VF, C.v. $500
300.00
753  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, D. Wassmann certificate, C.v. $2,100
1000.00
754  39-40
1890's, 3.50r black and gray, 7r black and yellow, imperforated forgeries Fournier neatly mounted on small pieces, printed on vertically laid paper, top right corner margin copies, handstamped "Faux", fresh, VF
150.00
755  46-54
1889-92, 1k-7r, complete set of nine, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, LH or previously hinged, mostly VF, C.v. $284.75
150.00
756 **   53
1889, 3.50r black and gray, printed on horizontally laid paper, top right corner margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
757  56d
1902, 2k green, printed on vertically laid paper, double impression of groundwork, horizontal pair, insignificant gum crease at the bottom, fresh, full OG, light trace of hinge, VF, Raritan Stamps guarantee (2002)
1000.00
758 **/*   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, ex-Faberge
100.00
759  61 var
1902, 14k blue and carmine, printed on vertically laid paper, center is significantly shifted to the right, slight vertical gum wave, full OG, LH, VF
75.00
760 **   70
1902, 7r black and yellow, printed on vertically laid paper, complete sheet of 25, minor perf separations mostly on margins, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
761  71-72
1906, 5r and 10r, printed on vertically laid paper, complete set of two, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $400
200.00
762 **   73-87
1908-19, 1k-1r, perforated complete set of 15, all "kop" values in vertical gutter sheet margin blocks of four, including five blocks of the early printings, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
763 **/*   73
1908, 1k orange, bottom sheet margin horizontal strip of three, marginal inscription reads: "Kred. Tip. 1908", full OG, NH or LH (1), VF
100.00
764 **/*   74
1911, 2k green, bottom left corner margin block of four, marginal inscription reads: "Kred. Tip. 1911. 3", lightly folded along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH or hinged (1), VF
100.00
765 **   78
1909, 7k light blue, bottom right corner margin vertical strip of three, marginal inscription reads: "Kred. Tip. 1909. 2", lightly folded along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH (hinged on margin only), VF and scarce
300.00
766  79
1908, perforated plate proof of 10k in light blue, block of four, three instead of two lines of the center oval, changed design of the center and curls of the top ribbon, printed on wove paper with varnish lines, very fresh, no gum as produced, VF and extremely rare multiple
4000.00
767 **   87 var
1912-17, 1r dark brown, pale brown and orange, perforation 12 1/2, top sheet margin copy, imperforated at the top, small natural inclusion on the right, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
768 **   104
1913, Nicholas II, 5r dark brown, top sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
769 **   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
770 **   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
200.00
771 **   109b
1915, 10r rose red, yellow and gray, top left corner margin block of ten (5x2), "V" control markings on margin, full OG, NH, VF
50.00
772  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
773 **   114-16
1916, Romanov Dynasty money stamps, 1k-3k, complete set of three in vertical sheet margin pairs, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $121.50
100.00
774  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
775  137b var
1917, 3.50r maroon and green, perforated copy with green background partly omitted, full OG, LH, VF and a spectacular item
200.00
776    

Russo - Japanese War 1904-05

1905, free-frank cover to Kaluga, posted into the mail at Field PO of 17th Army Corps, violet military marking and arrival ds or reverse, VF
120.00
777    
1905, American PPC showing envoys of the Russian-Japanese Peace Conference at Portsmouth Navy Yard, appropriately franked and posted into the mail on September 6 (Day of signing the Treaty of Portsmouth), VF and scarce
Click here to see the back side
300.00
778    

Russia During the World War I

1916, free-frank PPC from a officer of Russian Military Forces in Marseille to Moscow, censored at Petrograd, all appropriate markings, VF
100.00
779    
1917, POW's card written on birch bark, sent from Stretensk to Austria-Hungary, Russian and Austrian censorship markings, VF and scarce
200.00
780    

Belgian Army in Russia during the World War I

1917, free-frank PPC to Kiev, posted into the mail at Field PO, violet military marking reads: "Belgiiskaia Armia v Rossii. Bronevoi Batal?on", Kiev machine arrival ds, VF
150.00
781    

Ship Mail Correspondences

1896-1901, one postcard and two covers, each one delivered with a steamship on-line "Batum - Odessa", three different types of ship cancellation, addressed to Rome, Mersina (R.O.P.iT.arrival) and Vevey respectively, the last one with tear, still, F/VF
Click here to see Part 2
150.00
782    
1908, St. Eugene Society PPC to Germany, posted into the mail in Brest, franked by two regular values, "Deutsch - Amerika Seepost" ds, "Missent to New York" marking is alongside, VF and scarce
100.00
783    

Russian Traveling Post Office Cancellations

1882, stationery envelope 7k gray, addressed to Helsingfors, delivered via St. Petersburg by local TPO No.3, double-circle postmark "Peterb.Zhel.Dor. Iz Oranienbauma", minor conveyance flaws, still F/VF
100.00
784    
1905, stationery postcard 4k red, sent from Vyborg to Lauterberg (Germany), bilingual Vyborg Rail Road ds, postmarked on arrival, VF
75.00
785    
1906, stationery letter-card 5k violet, uprated by a pair of 1k orange, addressed to Kharkov, double-circle postmark "Balt.zh.d.- Gatchino. Iz S-Pburga", arrival ds, VF
100.00
786    
1908, St. Eugene Society PPC, franked by 3k rose red, addressed to St. Petersburg, tied by unnumbered TPO "S.Pburg-Sestroretsk. Primor.zh.d." date stamp, postmarked on arrival, VF
75.00
787    
1915, Charity pre-printed postcard, franked by 5k claret, delivered by local TPO No.1, double-circle postmark "Prim.zh.d. Iz Sestroretsk. Kur.", address partly erased, mostly VF
100.00