Lots 1363 - 1404, Catalogue of Auction #51 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
1363   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
1364    

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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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40
1000.00
1365    

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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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
150.00
1366  1

Imperial Postage Stamps and Postal History

1857, 10k brown and blue, four-side large margins imperforated copy, numeral "1" watermark, a part of boxed pre-philatelic cancellation, very fresh and nice stamp, VF
400.00
1367  1 var
1857, 10k brown and blue, imperforated copy with nice balanced margins all around, numeral "1" watermark, a dot after "10" variety at the bottom inscription, very light cancellation, VF and scarce
1000.00
1368    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
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200.00
1369  3
1858, 20k blue and orange, numeral watermark "2" strongly shifted to the right, "37" inside circular dotted cancellation (Revel), strong colors and very fresh, VF and scarce
800.00
1370    23
1873, entire wrapper from St. Petersburg to Riga, franked by 10k brown and blue on horizontally laid paper, bearing black and white label of Shlisselburg Weaving Mill (torn when opening), all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF
100.00
1371    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
1372  25a
1868, 30k carmine and green, printed on vertically laid paper, fresh copy in every respect, intact perforation, full OG, previously hinged, VF
750.00
1373    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
1374  27
1879, trial color proof of 7k in blue and rose carmine, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, LH, VF, Z. Mikulski certificate
200.00
1375  35a
1883, 7k blue, imperforated horizontal strip of five, full OG, LH, VF, the largest known multiple of this stamp, Mikulski certificate, ex-Mertens, Faberge, Mi #33U
3500.00
1376  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
1377  51a
1889-92, 14k blue and carmine, printed on horizontally laid paper, center is inverted, readable cancellation of Yemetskoye Post Office, F/VF and scarce, E. Diena certificate, Mi #50xK, ?5,000
3000.00
1378    
1903, Bicentenary of New Year Celebration, History of Transportation, five different St. Eugene Charity postcards, very fresh, unused, VF
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150.00
1379  60 var
1904, 10k dark blue, printed on vertically laid paper, stamp design and watermark significantly turned to the right, block of four, hinge reinforcement, large part of OG, VF and a spectacular item
100.00
1380  71-72
1906, 5r and 10r, printed on vertically laid paper, complete set of two, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $400
200.00
1381  71a
1906, 5r dark blue, green and pale blue, perforation 11 1/2, printed on vertically laid paper, full OG, LH, F/VF, C.v. $500
250.00
1382 **   87d
1910-16, 1r brown, light brown and orange, vertical varnish lines, left sheet margin horizontal pair, imperforated vertically between stamps and on the left, watermark on margin, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1383 **   88-104
1913, Romanov Dynasty issue, complete set in blocks of four, many with sheet margins, excellent condition, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $2,600++
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1500.00
1384 **   90 var
1913, Alexander III, 3k rose red, top sheet margin copy, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
1385  95
1913, Nicholas I, die proof of complete design of 15k in light brown and green, size 40x50mm, usual slight thin on top margin, no gum as produced, VF and scarce
800.00
1386  95
1913, Nicholas I, imperforated proof sheetlet of ten of 15k in yellow brown, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, minute inconsequential thin spots at the top margin did not affect the proofs, very fresh and nice, no gum as produced, VF and extremely rare, P. Buchsbayew certificate, ex-Liphschutz
7500.00
1387  97
1913, Alexis Mikhailovich, die proof of complete design pf 25k in dark red and brown, size 40x50mm, usual imperceptible thin at the top, no gum as produced, VF and rare
1000.00
1388  97
1913, Alexis Mikhailovich, die proof of central vignette in black with gray black background on thin card, size 42x45mm, no gum as produced, VF and scarce
750.00
1389 **   103
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 3r dark violet, complete sheet of 50, control No.3 at the bottom margin, perf separations at the middle and at the top, some gum toning mainly on margins, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
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3000.00
1390 **   104
1913, Nicholas II, 5r dark brown, top sheet margin block of four, slight vertical gum bend on the left, fresh, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1391 **   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
1392 **   105-07, 114-16
1915-16, Romanov Dynasty, money stamps, two complete sets in blocks of four, most with sheet margins, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $262.80++
200.00
1393  107 var
1915, Alexander I, money stamp of 20k olive green, horizontal pair, left stamp with full offset of the reversal text on the face, no gum as issued, VF
150.00
1394 **   109d
1915, 10r carmine, yellow and gray, printed on wove paper, yellow groundwork is inverted, block of six, full OG, NH or LH (two stamps at the top), VF, C.v. $3,000 as hinged singles
1500.00
1395 **   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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2, 3, 4
300.00
1396  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
1397 **/*   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
100.00
1398  137 var
1917, 3.50r maroon and light green, vertical pair imperforated between stamps, minor perforation irregularities, still full OG, previously hinged, VF
100.00
1399  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
1400 **   140, var
1917, black surcharge "2"(k) on money stamp 2k green, top right corner margin block of nine, three stamps without the surcharge, in addition the same surcharge placed on reverse at the corner, no gum as issued, hinged on margin only, VF and scarce multiple
1000.00
1401  87g, h
1917, perforated and two imperforated proofs of 1r in various color combinations, all with horizontal varnish lines, full OG, NH or LH (1), VF
150.00
1402 **   87k
1917, 1r pale brown, dark brown and orange, horizontal varnish lines, top right corner margin imperforated horizontal strip of four, double impression of the center, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1403    

Ship Mail

1905, three Egyptian PPC addressed to England, each one is franked by 4k red, sent within June 10 to 23 from Feodosiya, Mariupol and Port Novorossiysk, with high probability by a ship-traveler on Azov and Black Sea, VF and interesting group
120.00
1404 Yv 1 fn

Telegraph stamps

1881, 20k black and light brown, imperforated copy, official reprint, full OG, previously hinged, VF
200.00