Lots 542 - 598, Catalogue of Auction #52 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
542   Mi U3

Imperial Postal Stationery Items

1848, postal stationery envelope 30+1k rose, fresh, unused, VF
200.00
543   Mi U5
1848, postal stationery envelope 20+1k light blue, post office fresh, unused, VF
150.00
544   Mi U8b
1861, postal stationery envelope 20+1k ultra, perfect condition, unused, VF
150.00
545   Mi U11
1863, postal stationery envelope 20+1k light blue, watermark 3, excellent condition, unused, VF and quite scarce, Mi C.v. ?2,750
1000.00
546   Mi U14 I
1868, stationery envelope 20k blue, indicia at the top left corner, flawless condition, unused, VF, Mi C.v. ?275
100.00
547   Mi U14 IIC
1868, unissued postal stationery envelope 20k blue, indicia at the top left corner, size 140x60mm, fresh, unused, VF, Mi C.v. ?225
100.00
548   Mi U20 A-D
1870, postal stationery envelopes 5k carmine, indicia at the top right corner, complete set of four envelopes of all different sizes, unused, VF, Mi C.v. ?290
100.00
549   Mi U27-28, U1
1880-81, postal stationery envelopes with red surcharge 7k, set of six different, including unissued 7k on 20k blue, fresh, unused, VF, Mi C.v. ?495
200.00
550   Mi P2
1872, stationery postcard 5k green, posted from Kronstadt to Nyon via St. Petersburg in 1876, postmarked on arrival, mostly VF
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75.00
551   Mi P4 var
1875, stationery postcard 4k green, reversal inscription with "Uravlenie" variety, posted from Warsaw to Rezhitsy (Vitebsk Gub.) in 1878, postmarked on arrival, pinhole, still VF and rare, reportedly only 11 used postcards known
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1000.00
552  1

Imperial Postage Stamps and Postal History

1857, 10k brown and blue, balanced margins imperforated copy, numeral "1" watermark, pen-cross cancellation, fresh, VF, C.v. $675
150.00
553  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, imperforated copy with large margins all around, numeral "1" watermark, two-line pre-philatelic cancellation, VF, C.v. $850
300.00
554    2
1858, 10k brown and blue, perforation 14 1/2, vertical pair used on entire wrapper from Moscow to Sumy, tied by concentric circles dotted cancellation, two-line Moscow "14 June 1858" date stamp on reverse, VF
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750.00
555  3
1858, perforated proof of 20k in green and violet, numeral "2" watermark, fresh and nice, full OG, previously hinged, VF
750.00
556    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
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750.00
557    18, 19, 23
1868, 30k rose and green, perforation 14 1/2, printed on paper without watermark, used together with three other values on entire wrapper from Odessa to Genoa, met postal rate of 72k, several transits and arrival ds, VF and scarce franking, Z. Mikulski certificate
1000.00
558    19-20, 23
1871, entire wrapper from Chisinau to Vienna, for some reason postage was paid in cash, upon arrival to the Russian border franked by three stamps on horizontally laid paper, tied by black boxed "Franco"marking, several transits and arrival ds, wax seal removed, VF and very scarce mailing
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300.00
559  19c-25a, 26a-28a
1868-79, 1k-30k and 2k-8k, two complete sets printed on vertically laid paper, postally used, F/VF, C.v. $753.50
150.00
560  20c
1868, 3k black and green, printed on vertically laid paper, nice copy in every respect, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $375
200.00
561    24
1872, 20k blue and orange, printed on horizontally laid paper, used on entire wrapper from Taganrog to Genoa, all appropriate transits and arrival ds, minor soiling, F/VF
100.00
562  25a
1868, 30k carmine and green, printed on vertically laid paper, fresh copy, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $750
500.00
563  40
1884, 7r black and yellow, printed on vertically laid paper, nice and fresh copy, full OG, LH, VF, expertized by Dr. Jemtschoujin, E. Diena certificate, C.v. $1,100
400.00
564  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 and nice reference lot
200.00
565  41-45, 46-54
1889-92, 1k-7r, complete set of 14, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $360
200.00
566  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 scarce, C.v. $3,750
2000.00
567 **   78a
1911, 7k light blue, complete sheet of 100 (four panes of 25), marginal inscription reads: "Kreditn. Tip. 1911" with control No.8, horizontal fold along perforation and minor marginal faults, full OG, NH, mostly VF
300.00
568  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 printed, VF and extremely rare multiple
4000.00
569 **   80a
1909-12, 14k blue and rose, complete sheet of 100 (four panes of 25), two marginal control lines and No. I, two punctures at the top margin, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
570  82, 86 var
1908-12, 20k blue and carmine, 70k brown and orange, two copies with double impression of center, full OG, LH, VF
75.00
571 **   85a
1909, 50k violet and green, complete sheet of 100 (four panes of 25), marginal inscription reads: "Kred. Tip. 1909", horizontal fold along perforation, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
572 **   87d
1910-16, 1r brown, light brown and orange, vertical varnish lines, horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, slight natural paper wrinkles, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
573 **   88-104
1913, Romanov Dynasty issue, 1k-5r, complete set of 17, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
574  88-104
1913, Romanov Dynasty issue, 1k-5r, complete set of 17, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $151.90
100.00
575  104
1913, Romanov Dynasty, Nicholas II, 5r dark brown, top sheet margin imperforated copy with a part of perfin "Obrazets" (Specimen), full OG, NH (VLH on margin far away from the stamp), VF and rare, N. Mandrovski certificate
2000.00
576 **   105/41
1915-17, Romanov Dynasty, money stamps, 19 blocks of four from three issues, representing nice color shade varieties, no gum as issued, NH, VF
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100.00
577 **   105 var
1915, Nicholas II, money stamp 10k blue, block of four, reversal error representing left vertical pair with black control line instead of the text, no gum as issued, NH, VF, Raritan Stamps guarantee (2009)
200.00
578 **   106a
1915, Nicholas I, money stamp, 15k orange brown, printed on thin cardboard, imperforated block of four, no gum as issued, NH, VF, Raritan Stamps guarantee (2005)
500.00
579 **   107 var
1915, Romanov Dynasty money stamp, 20k olive green, a part of Arms and the text are printed on the face due to foldover, while reverse side is blank, no gum as issued, NH, VF, Mandrovski certificate
200.00
580 **   108b
1915, 5r indigo, green and light blue, perforation 12 1/2, complete sheet of 56 (50 stamps and six labels), left margin faults, otherwise full OG, NH, F/VF
200.00
581 **   109d
1915, 10r carmine, yellow and gray, yellow background is inverted, unusually well centered and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $500 as hinged
400.00
582 **   87h var
1917, 1r dark brown, pale brown and orange, horizontal varnish lines, top right corner margin imperforated block of 15 (5x3) with center strongly shifted to the left, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $187.50 as for hinged singles without variety
75.00
583  87h
1917, two imperforated proofs of 1r, first one is in black, brown and orange, the other one - in green, brown and orange, both with horizontal varnish lines, full OG, NH or LH, VF
100.00
584  Barefoot #21 var

Russian Official stamps

1900, Control stamp, 10r red, buff network is inverted, revenue cancellation of 1908, minor soiling from previous hinge, still fresh, VF
100.00
585  Barefoot #22a
1900, Control stamp, 25r brown, buff network is inverted, manuscript and revenue cancellations, VF
75.00
586 */U   Barefoot #1/16
1913, Consular stamps, 1k-10r, set of nine, six mint and three used, full OG or used, VF
100.00
587    

Disinfected mailings

1847, stampless entire letter from Marseilles to Odessa via Constantinople, forwarding Agent's cachet in blue, a part of black boxed "Ochischeno v Odesskom Karantine" (Decontaminated in Odessa Quarantine) marking has#9.05 by Dobin Cat., usual punches and slits for disinfection, VF
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500.00
588    
1897, registered pre-printed cover from Peshawar to Bukhara via Odessa, franked by Indian adhesives on reverse, upon arrival to Odessa marked "Obezzarazheno" (Decontaminated) in violet , Sea Post Office and Odessa transits, Bukhara arrival ds, top left corner damaged, still F/VF
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250.00
589    

Charity Envelopes and Postcards

1899, Red Cross illustrated Charity envelope issued in St. Petersburg, sent from Yuriev (Lifland Gub.) to England, all appropriate markings, minor soiling and paper disturbance, still F/VF
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100.00
590    
1903, Illustrated visiting-card envelope, issued by St. Petersburg Committee in Charge of Nurses. Red Cross", posted from St. Petersburg to Vezenberg (Estland Gub.), appropriate markings, VF
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150.00
591   Mi U33A

Military Mailings - Field Post on Manoeuvres

1902, stationery envelope 7k blue, bearing boxed marking "Polevaia Pochta na Manevrah. Glavnaia Polevaia Pochtovaia Kontora" on front and reverse, posted from St. Petersburg to St. Michel (then Russian Finland), postmarked on arrival, VF
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500.00
592    

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
150.00
593    
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
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250.00
594    

Russia During the World War I

1916, free-frank PPC from an officer of Russian Military Forces in France, addressed to Moscow, special Russian military unit in Marseille marking, censored at Petrograd, all appropriate markings, VF
100.00
595    
1917, POW's card written on birch bark, sent from Stretensk to Austria-Hungary, Russian and Austrian censorship markings, VF and scarce mailing
200.00
596    

Belgian Army in Russia during the World War I

1917, free-frank PPC to Kiev, violet military marking reads: "Belgiyskaia Armiya v Rossii. Bronevoi Batalion", Field PO entry and Kiev machine arrival ds, VF
150.00
597  

Collections and Collective Lots - Large Used Collection and Accumulation

1858-1917, about 4700 used stamps in three large stockbooks, neatly arranged by Scott #'s, including early issues, Romanov Dynasty, Official tamps and etc., nice variety of better cancellations, including Poland and Finland. Minor usual flaws should be expected, generally nice and definitely collectible condition, F/VF
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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
500.00
598    

St. Petersburg Numbered Telegraph Offices

1887-95, four postal history items representing cancellations of TO No. XVI (2, one ex-Faberge), XXXII and XXXIV, all appropriate markings, fresh, VF
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100.00