Lots 749 - 808, Catalogue of Auction #55 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
749   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
750 Mi S1
1882-84, essay of Imperial stationery entire wrapper, 1k yellow, size 375x70mm, inscribed "Pochtovaia Banderol", excellent condition, VF and rare, ex-Breitfuss, Faberge, Standard Cat. #ES4
2500.00
751 Mi S2
1882-84, essay of Imperial stationery entire wrapper, 2k green, size 375x70mm, perfect condition, VF and very rare, ex-Breitfuss, Faberge, Standard Cat. #ES3
3000.00
752 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
753 Mi P25
1913, Romanov Dynasty issue, proof of stamp (unfinished central design only) for postal stationery card 3k carmine, printed on thin card, size 39x44mm, fresh condition, no gum as produced, VF
500.00
754 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
755 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
756  1

Imperial Postage Stamps and Postal History

1857, 10k brown and blue, nice balanced margins imperforated copy, watermark "1", a part of "Zhytomyr" pre-philatelic cancellation, fresh, VF, C.v. $850
300.00
757  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, full size margin imperforated copy, watermark "1", clear Nezhin "April. 185(8)" pre-philatelic boxed cancellation, VF and a beautiful copy
350.00
758    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
Click here to see enlarged fragment
1500.00
759    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
Click here to see enlarged fragment
200.00
760 **   11
1863, City Post, 5k black and blue, complete pane of 25 (5x5), post office fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
761  14
1865, 5k black and lilac, perforation 14 1/2, printed on paper without watermark, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $275
150.00
762 **   19-25
1866, 1k-30k, complete set of six, printed on horizontally laid paper, post office fresh, full OG, NH, mostly VF
300.00
763  23 var
1866, 10k brown and blue, printed on horizontally laid paper, broken "10" and outer frame at the top left corner variety, postal cancellation, F/VF
100.00
764    19, 20, 23a
1872, six stamps, including two of 10k, printed on vertically laid paper, used on entire wrapper to Marseille, posted to the mail on TPO No.21-22, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF
Click here to see the backside
100.00
765    22c
1872, 5k black and lilac, printed on vertically laid paper, used on postcard from Moscow to Chern, tied by blue dotted oval marking, arrival ds, minor card soiling, F/VF
150.00
766    20, 26
1885, registered cover sent in Podolia Gub., franked on reverse by ten stamps on horizontally laid paper, including nine of 2k black and red with sufficiently shifted background, some cover conveyance flaws, still F/VF
Click here to see the front, Click here to see enlarged fragment
150.00
767  39-40
1890's, 3.50r and 7r, forgeries by Francois Fournier, two imperforated three side margin horizontal strips of three, each stamp overprinted "Faux", in addition two impressions of forged postmarks of Moscow and Riga, all are on a part of page from the Fournier Album, fresh, VF
300.00
768  42
1889, imperforated plate proof of 10k in dark blue, printed on thin security paper with text and blue strip on reverse, no gum as produced, VF and rare
500.00
769  49
1889, imperforated plate proof of background for 5k denomination in claret, printed on thin security pasted paper with text on the face, no gum as issued, VF and rare
250.00
770 **   53-54
1889-92, 3.50r and 7r, two high values printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
771 **/*   55 var
1902, 1k orange, printed on vertically laid paper, full offset of the design on gum side, bottom right corner margin block of four with control No.7, full OG, NH or LH (one stamp), VF
300.00
772 **   56 var
1902, 2k green, printed on vertically laid paper, background is strongly shifted to the bottom left, block of four, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
773  56d
1902, 2k green, printed on vertically laid paper, double impression of background variety, full OG, very light trace of hinge, VF
400.00
774  62 var
1905, 15k violet brown and blue, printed on vertically laid paper, center is significantly shifted to the left, full OG, very light trace of hinge, VF
100.00
775  64 var
1905, 25k green and violet, printed on vertically laid paper, center is strongly shifted to the right, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF
150.00
776 **   70, var
1902, 7.50r black and yellow, printed on vertically laid paper, horizontal pair, left stamp with broken "p" and "k" in "Mapka" on the right variety, full OG, NH, VF
Click here to see enlarged fragment
150.00
777  
1906, Nicholas II, Mouchon essay of 1r denomination in black, top left corner margin copy, engraved printing on yellowish ordinary paper, no gum as produced, VF and scarce
1250.00
778    
1907, postcard addressed to France, posted into the mail on mailcar No. 188 "Krasnoyarsk-Ob' (Novo-Nikolayevsk, now Novosibirsk)" without paying postage, oval TPO due marking, upon arrival uprated with French tax stamp 20c green, VF
150.00
779 **   73 var
1909, 1k orange yellow, early printing, top left corner margin block of four with strongly misplaced perforation, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
780  74 var
1909, 2k green, early printing, bottom right corner margin horizontal pair, right stamp has design partly missing due to foldover, full OG, previously hinged, VF
100.00
781 **   74 var
1917-18, 2k green, complete sheet of 100 (four panes of 25), control inscription reads: "Khudozh. Pech. Master. Viktor. No8", watermark "wavy lines" on ten left stamps, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
782  76 var
1909, 4k carmine, early printing, block of four with spectacular perforation freak due to foldover, minor soiling at the top, full OG, LH, VF
150.00
783 **   79a
1908-09, 10k light blue, early printing, bottom sheet margin copy with white strip across the design due to pre-printing paper fold, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $500 for a hinged stamp without variety
300.00
784 **   81 var
1912-17, 15k lilac brown and blue, double impression, one of which is mirrored and inverted, top sheet margin vertical pair, lightly folded between stamps, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
785 **   83a
1908, 25k green and violet, complete sheet of 100 (four panes of 25), marginal inscription reads: "Kred. Tip. 1908", slight pre-printing paper fold, nice condition, full OG, NH, VF
Click here to see the backside
100.00
786 **   83
1917-18, 25k dark green and dark violet, complete sheet of 100 (four panes of 25), watermark "wavy lines" on ten right stamps, vertical fold along perforation, very nice quality, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
787  88-104
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 1k-5r, complete set of 17, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $151.90
100.00
788 **   89 var
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 2k green, bottom left corner margin block of four, partly missing design of two bottom stamps due to foldover, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
500.00
789 **   90b
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 3k carmine, double impression, block of four, flawless condition, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple, C.v. $2,800 as hinged singles
2000.00
790  90
1913, Romanov Dynasty, seven imperforated plate proofs of center for 3k denomination in various colors, printed on coated paper, two with slight crease, a few with minor marginal thins as always, generally nice condition, no gum as produced, VF appearance, ex-Norman Epstein
3000.00
791  92
1913, Romanov Dynasty, imperforated plate proof of central design for 7k denomination in blue, printed on coated paper, size 35x40mm, usual marginal thins, fresh, no gum as issued, VF, ex-Norman Epstein
500.00
792  93
1913, Romanov Dynasty, imperforated plate proof of central design for 10k denomination in green, printed on coated paper, size 37x48mm, no gum as issued, VF, ex-Norman Epstein
500.00
793  95
1913, Romanov Dynasty, imperforated plate proof of 15k in blue and red, printed on coated paper, size 40x46mm, no gum as issued, VF and scarce
750.00
794  96
1913, Romanov Dynasty, imperforated plate proof of central design for 20k denomination in olive green, printed on coated paper, size 50x70mm, no gum as issued, VF, ex-Norman Epstein
500.00
795  98
1913, Romanov Dynasty, imperforated plate proof of frame design for 35k denomination in dark violet, printed on coated paper, size 48x52mm, no gum as issued, VF
500.00
796 **   100
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 70k green and brown, bottom right corner margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
797  100
1913, Romanov Dynasty, imperforated plate proof of frame design for 70k denomination in lilac, printed on coated paper, size 39x46mm, slight marginal thin far away from the stamp, no gum as issued, VF
500.00
798 **   103
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 3r dark violet, block of four, top right stamp with insignificant gum scratch, otherwise full OG, NH, VF
150.00
799  107 var
1915, Romanov Dynasty money stamp, 15k olive green, block of four with strongly misplaced horizontal perforation, no gum as issued, VF
100.00
800 **   108a
1915, 5r dark blue, green and pale blue, complete sheet of 25 with intact margins and control markings "V", full OG, NH, VF
150.00
801 **   117 var
1917, black surcharge 10k on 7k light blue, right sheet margin horizontal pair, surcharge is strongly shifted to the left, in fact right stamp without the surcharge, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
802  117a
1917, inverted black surcharge 10k on 7k light blue, horizontal pair, full OG, very light trace of hinge, VF
150.00
803  118a
1917, inverted black surcharge 20k on 14k blue and carmine, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
804 **   128 (130)
1917, 35k brown violet and green, left sheet margin copy, frame of 70k stamp in red brown printed on gum side, full OG, NH, VF and an unusual item
150.00
805 **   131 var
1917, 1r brown, light brown and orange, vertical varnish lines, right sheet margin imperforated block of 15, double frame variety (one inverted), in addition background is strongly shifted to the left, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
806    

Russo - Japanese War of 1904-05

1904, two free-frank postcards, addressed to Kiev, military marking of the 1st Battalion of 40th Reserve Infantry Regiment in violet or black, first one posted into the mail on TPO No.124, the other one in Krasnoyarsk, all appropriate cancellations and arrival ds, VF
150.00
807 */U   73/138

Collections of Imperial Russia
Intact Mint and Used Collection

1909-17, several hundred mint and used stamps, neatly placed on album pages, including blocks and multiples, printing and perforation varieties, numerous cancellations, mainly fresh condition, full/part of OG or used, F/VF or better
Click the numbers below to see additional pages:
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
300.00
808    

Mostly Imperial Postal History Lot

1854-1932, about 50 postal history items, including 19 stationery pieces, two insured money letters, several Polish and Finnish correspondences, three PO in China, in addition six Ukrainian trident stationery postcards, minor conveyance flaws should be expected, still collectible condition, F/VF
Click the numbers below to see additional pages:
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
500.00