Lots 1346 - 1354, Catalogue of Auction #57 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
1900, registered cover from Nikolayev (Kherson Gub.) to Vladivostok, franked by two 7k blue, forwarded from Vladivostok to Harbin, appropriate transit and blue arrival "1.Oct.1900" marking with inverted date, minor conveyance flaws and archival hole, still F/VF and rare
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1904, PPC (view of Manchuria) from Tsitsihar to St. Petersburg, franked by 3k carmine, tied by TPO No.262 "Manchuria - Harbin" ds, postmarked on arrival, mostly VF
1348  8
1904-05, blue overprint "Kitai" on 1r pale brown, brown and orange, printed on horizontally laid paper, in addition Imperial 1r and 7r, each one bearing Main Field Post Office cancellation, located in Mukden during Russo-Japanese War, mostly VF, ex-Faberge
1911, incoming postcard from Moscow to Handaokhetze (Station of Chinese-Eastern Railway), franked by 3k red, postmarked on arrival, VF and rare
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1350 **   51 var
1917, inverted black surcharge 2c on 2k green, vertical gutter block of four, full OG, NH, VF and scarce unrecorded variety, especially in multiple
1351 **   66 var
1917, inverted black surcharge $7 on 7r black and yellow, printed on vertically laid paper, fresh and flawless copy, full OG, NH, VF and rare, the only sheet of 25 stamps has been produced of this error
1352  72-80, 75a
1920, Harbin surcharges, complete set of nine, in addition inverted black surcharge 4c on 4k carmine, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $767.50 as hinged
1353 **/*   21/68

Selection of Better Blocks and Multiples

1904-17, 19 items, including blocks of four or larger, in addition 5r on vertically laid paper, top left corner margin copy with control markings, generally fresh condition, full OG or unused, no gum, many NH stamps, F/VF Est. $400-$500
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Imperial stamps used in China

1909-18, 12 used stamps, including two Romanov Dynasty 50k and 70k and two high values of 1r and 3.50r, in addition black-and-white postcard, all bearing Harbin, Harbin Pier or Harbin Train Station cancellations, mainly fresh condition, F/VF Est. $100-$120