Lots 701 - 748, Catalogue of Auction #55 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
701  1

Imperial Russian Stamps and Postal History

1857, 10k brown and blue, enlarged margins imperforated copy, watermark numeral "1", pen cross cancellation, fresh, VF, C.v. $675
200.00
702  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, right sheet margin copy, watermark numeral "1", a part of Libava pre-philatelic date stamp, VF and nice eye-catching item, C.v. $850
300.00
703  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, balanced four-side margins imperforated copy, watermark numeral "1", cancelled on a piece by complete Berdichev straight line marking in black, fresh, VF
300.00
704  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, even to large margins imperforated copy, numeral "1" watermark, "45" inside rectangular dotted cancellation (Drissa - Vitebsk Gub.), fresh colors, VF
300.00
705  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, enlarged side margins imperforated copy, watermark numeral "1", cancelled on a piece by circular date stamp, nice condition, VF
250.00
706  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, well-margined imperforated copy, watermark numeral "1", red Dinaburg cancellation, minor soiling on the right margin, otherwise very nice looking item, VF and scarce
400.00
707  1
1957, 10k brown and blue, horizontal imperforated pair, watermark numeral "1", cancelled on a piece by pen cross and merchant marking of Tauroggen, short margin at the bottom, otherwise clean and fine, C.v. $1,350++
500.00
708  1

The Number 1 Collective Lot

1857, 10k brown and blue, five used imperforated copies, mainly with nice margins, one has pen cross and postal cancellation, all others with pre-philatelic markings, mounted on original page from the Collection, minor flaws noted, still F/VF
1000.00
709  2

The Number 2 Collective Lot

1858, 10k brown and blue, perforation 14 1/2, watermark numeral "1", 11 used copies mounted on page from the Collection, including one cancelled on a part of an envelope, one with Warsaw cancellation, others with pre-philatelic or dotted markings, in addition No.4 with trimmed perforation, generally nice condition, F/VF, C.v. $1,650
500.00
710  3
1858, 20k blue and orange, perforation 14 1/2, watermark numeral "2", printed on thick paper, pen cross and a part of blue marking, bottom left corner imperfection, otherwise strong colors and F/VF, C.v. $1,750++
300.00
711  3 var
1858, 20k blue and orange, perforation 14 1/2, watermark numeral "2", which is significantly shifted to the top, printed on thin paper, neatly cancelled with "9" inside oval dotted cancellation (Tauroggen), intact perforation, F/VF
600.00
712  3 var
1858, 20k blue and orange, perforation 14 1/2, watermark numeral "2", printed on thick paper, straight "2" in "20" of the top left value tablet variety, Kiev circular pre-philatelic cancellation, nice centering and intact perforation, VF
600.00
713  4
1858, 30k carmine and green, perforation 14 1/2, watermark numeral "3", printed on thin paper, a part of circular date stamp, excellent condition, VF, C.v. $3,000
1000.00
714  5-7, 8-10

The 3rd and 4th Issues Collective Lot

1858-64, 10k-30k and 1k-5k, perforation 12 1/2, printed on paper without watermark, 78 used stamps on three original pages from the Collection, representing nice variety of dotted markings, as well as Offices in Levant and Polish cancellations, minor flaws should be expected, still fresh and F/VF, C.v. $2,610
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2, 3
600.00
715    11

City Post

1864, 5k black and blue, used on cover sent in St. Petersburg on September 21, 1864, all appropriate markings, cover flap is missing and repaired damage at the top, stamp is not affected, F/VF and rare item in collectible condition
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3000.00
716  11
1863, City Post, 5k black and blue, two used copies with red or black cancellation, arranged on a page from the Collection, mostly VF, C.v. $350
100.00
717  12-18

The 5th Issue Selection

1865, 1k-30k, perforation 14 1/2, printed on paper without watermark, 43 used stamps, including block of six, arranged on two original pages from the Collection, representing nice variety of postmarks, mainly fresh condition, F/VF, C.v. $700
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200.00
718  19-25, a, b, c, d

The 6th Issue Collective Lot

1866-70, 1k-30k, perforation 14 1/2, printed on horizontally or vertically laid paper, 96 used stamps, including "V" error of background and color variety of 5k, arranged on three pages from the Collection, representing some better cancellations, mainly nice quality, F/VF, C.v. $2,030
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2, 3
400.00
719   Mi U17 B
1872, stationery envelope 20k blue, size 139x113mm, sent from St. Petersburg to USA, uprated by 1k black and yellow, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, F/VF
150.00
720  26-30

The 7th and 8th Issues Selection

1875-79, 2k-20k, perforation 14 1/2, printed on horizontally or vertically laid paper, 109 used stamps, including several multiples, mounted on four pages from the Collection, representing "sosem" and "t" varieties, nice range of various cancellations, generally nice condition, F/VF, C.v. $900
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2, 3, 4
200.00
721  31-141, B1-13

The 9th and Later Issues Collective Lot

1883-1917, over 1250 mainly used stamps in singles, pairs, strips and blocks, arranged on 45 pages from the Collection, representing 1k-70k, 3.50r and 7r without thunderbolts, issues on horizontally or vertically laid paper with thunderbolts, then perforated and imperforated stamps with varnish bars, Romanov Dynasty, Postal Charity of the Russo-Japanese and World War I, nice variety of cancellations, insignificant flaws should be expected, generally nice 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, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45
500.00
722    42
1896-97, cover from the Chinese Legation in St. Petersburg to the Legation of France in Beijing via Hong Kong and Shanghai, franked by 10k blue, tied by St. Petersburg figure cancellation, upon arrival to Hong Kong marked "To Pay" in red, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF
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100.00
723    
1900's, lot of three picture postcards, representing Buriat National costumes, view of the Alexander Column in St. Petersburg and view of volost Rabotki on Volga River, the last one with slight soiling, otherwise fresh, postally used, mostly VF
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100.00
724 */U   1-14

North West Army Issues

1919, 2k-7r, 27 mint or used stamps, neatly arranged on a page from the Collection, including imperforated 7r in mint and used condition, apparently very fresh, full/part of OG or used, F/VF, expertized by H. Meyer, C.v. $919
400.00
725 */U   1/74

Post Offices in China Collection

1899-1917, 141 mint or used stamps, neatly arranged on pages from the Collection and a stockpage, practically complete with missing the "key" 10k stamp and a few other non-expensive values, several scarce cancellations presented, mostly fresh quality, full/part of OG or used, F/VF, C.v. is about $1,600
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
600.00
726  

Russian Post in Manchuria

1913-17, five stamps, representing four different cancellations and illustrated advertising cover from Manchuria to Chita, arranged on a page from the Collection, nice condition, VF
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150.00
727  

Russian Post in Mongolia

1905-17, 15 used stamps, singles, horizontal pair and block of four, arranged on a page from the Collection, various types of "Urga v Mongolii" date stamps, mostly VF
75.00
728  2

Post Offices in the Turkish Empire

1865, (2k) brown and blue, nice balanced margins imperforated copy, a part of blue dotted cancellation, fresh, VF, C.v. $750
250.00
729    8
1864, incoming entire wrapper to Constantinople, franked by 10k brown and blue, perforation 12 1/2, horizontal strip of four, diamond Odessa Port cancellation, several folds did not affect the stamps, F/VF
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300.00
730 */U   1/231

Post Offices in the Turkish Empire Selection

1863-1913, 236 mint or used stamps neatly mounted on ten pages from the Collection, representing four No.1, issues on horizontally or vertically laid paper, nice range of surcharges, including thin "7" in black, Romanov Dynasty and many more, some flaws could be expected, vast majority is fresh, F/VF or better, C.v. is about $5,200
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
1250.00
731  

Offices in Turkey Cancellations

1858-72, 21 used stamps, arranged on a page from the Collection, including nine copies with blue boxed "Franco" cancellation, including horizontal pair, No.1 with dotted cancellation (defected),markings of Constantinople, Smyrna, Samsun and etc., mainly collectible quality, F/VF
500.00
732  1

Post in the Kingdom of Poland

1860, 10k blue and carmine, "1" inside concentric circles cancellation (Warsaw Main PO), minor usual perf irregularities, still fresh, F/VF, C.v. $250
150.00
733  1
1860, 10k blue and carmine, "1" inside concentric circles cancellation (Warsaw Main PO), fresh colors, repaired tear at the bottom, otherwise a collectible copy, F/VF appearance
100.00
734  1
1860, 10k blue and carmine, "1" inside concentric square cancellation (Warsaw PO Expedition), nice copy in every respect, F/VF
150.00
735  1
1860, 10k blue and carmine, broken blue plate on the right variety, "1" inside concentric circles cancellation (Warsaw Main PO), pinhole at the top right corner, otherwise F/VF
150.00
736    8

Russian Stamps Used in the Kingdom of Poland

1861, 10k brown and blue, perforation 12 1/2, used on entire wrapper from St. Petersburg to Warsaw, tied with "11" inside hexagonal flat-side dotted cancellation (mail car St. Petersburg - Warsaw), red arrival ds on reverse, usual fold away from the stamp, VF
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150.00
737    8, 15
1861-66, two incoming entire wrappers to Warsaw, each one franked by 10k stamp, tied by "2" or "4" inside hexagonal flat-side dotted cancellations respectively (mail car markings), both bearing Warsaw arrival ds, VF
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100.00
738  

Polish Cancellations of Russian Stamps

1858-1913, 41 used stamps, singles, pairs and one block of four with "B.W." inside concentric circles cancellation (Bromberg-Vienna terminal), arranged on four pages from the Collection, mainly Warsaw types, including some better items, minor flaws should be expected, still F/VF
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2, 3, 4
150.00
739 */U   

Russian Locals of the Civil War Period

1918-22, 450 mint or used stamps arranged on 21 stockpages and pages from the Collection, representing issues of West Army, White Russia, South Russia, Far Eastern Republic, Siberia, as well as Azerbaijan, Batum, Georgia and Ukraine, including some better items, but generally non-expensive material, minor flaws noted, mainly nice and fresh, 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
150.00
740  Barefoot #20 var

General Revenues

1908, Control stamp, 5r dark blue on buff, network inverted variety, manuscript and date stamp cancellations, VF and very scarce
200.00
741 */U   

General Revenues Collective Lot

1875-1920, 185 mint and used stamps, including several multiples, representing Saving, Fiscal, Control and Juridical stamps, St. Petersburg and Moscow locals, Address Bureau, Hospital dues and South Russia items, arranged on 17 pages from the Collection, insignificant flaws possible, generally fresh quality, F/VF, Barefoot C.v. is over 1,800
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
500.00
742  

The World War I and Civil War Charity Labels

1913-22, 36 items, arranged on two pages from the Collection, including two of Kiev Exhibition of 1913, minor defects noted, still F/VF
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75.00
743  

Cancellation Collections
Dotted Cancellations Selection

1858-75, 99 used stamps and seven postal history items, arranged on nine pages from the Collection, representing circular, rectangular, oval, flat-sided hexagonal and triangular dotted cancellations, including many scarce markings, several on pieces, minor flaws should be expected, vast majority is in nice quality, F/VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
400.00
744  

St. Petersburg and Moscow Cancellations

1858-1905, 630 used stamps and 16 postal history items, placed on 28 pages from the Collection, nice range of various City Post Offices markings, including different early types, circular ds, figure cancellations and etc., some flaws noted, generally fresh 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
250.00
745  

Railroad and Train Station Cancellations

1858-1917, 517 used stamps and 13 postal history items, neatly housed on 25 pages from the Collection, various circular and oval markings many on pieces from different stations and post cars, including Polish and Central Asian cancellations, mainly nice and fresh 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
600.00
746  

Ship Mail Cancellations

1875-1902, seven used stamps, including two pairs and one stationery envelope 7k gray, tied by circular marking "S Parokhodom iz Kronshtadta", addressed to Germany with appropriate transit and arrival markings, all arranged on a page from the Collection, minor flaws, still F/VF
500.00
747  

Mute Cancellations Collective Lot

1914-16, 33 used stamps (mainly Romanov Dynasty) and three pre-printed covers, neatly arranged on four pages from the Collection, nice variety of dumb postmarks, mostly fresh condition, F/VF
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2, 3, 4
150.00
748  

Various Types of Cancellations
Remainder of the Collection

1858-1917, almost 350 used stamps (55 - on pieces) and one postcard, mounted on 23 pages from the Collection, representing pre-philatelic straight line or two-line markings, date stamps in red or blue along with classification of circular postmarks in black, mainly nice 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
250.00