Lots 1411 - 1505, Catalogue of Auction #57 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
1411 (*)   8-12

Catalogue numbers in this section are taken from the Catalogue of Russian Rural Postage Stamps edited in Moscow by F. Chuchin unless otherwise noted

Alexandria

1883, 10k in various color combinations, complete set of five, fresh, unused, no gum, VF
100.00
1412  1, 3

Ananiev

1875, two stamps of 5k blue, round shaped with nice margins, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
1413  Schmidt #14

Atkarsk

1882, 3k bright blue and red, fresh condition, part of OG, F/VF centering, Chuchin #8 fn, rank "R"
250.00
1414 (*)   Schmidt #15
1883, 3k bright blue and brick red, perforation 11 1/2, unused, no gum, VF, Chuchin #8 fn, rank "R"
250.00
1415  Schmidt #17
1883, 3k blue and bright red, pen cross cancellation, repaired tear at the bottom margin, fresh condition, VF appearance, Chuchin #10, rank "RR" by Chuchin and Schmidt Cat.
400.00
1416  14b

Belebey

1905, 5k blue and rose, background is inverted, right sheet margin horizontal pair, full OG, LH, VF, ex-Lentz, Faberge
300.00
1417    13

Bogorodsk

1888, entire direct mail piece from Moscow to Bogorodsk zemstvo, franked by two Imperial 1k orange, upon arrival to Bogorodsk uprated by 1k violet, imperforated copy, which paid for local delivery, all appropriate markings, VF
250.00
1418  15b
1877, 10k dark yellow brown, color variety, full OG, LH, VF, Schmidt #15 var, rank "R", a common stamp of #15 is added for comparison
150.00
1419  26
1883, 5k red orange, imperforated copy, cancelled on a piece, fresh, VF, rank "R"
300.00
1420 */(*)   31/43
1884, 1k-10k, set of 11 (less #39 and 40 for completion), 10k violet has slight gum crease, fresh condition overall, full/part of OG or unused, no gum (1), F/VF
300.00
1421 */U   44/62
1889-90, 1k-10k, four issues, the total is 16 values, fresh condition, full/part of OG or cancelled (5), F/VF
200.00
1422    46
1889, cover from Verushev (Kalish Gub., now Poland) to Bogorodsk zemstvo via St. Petersburg and Moscow, franked by Imperial 7k blue, upon arrival to Bogorodsk uprated with 5k orange red, all appropriate markings, insignificant soiling, still VF, ex-Faberge
200.00
1423    48
1889, registered cover from Spassk (Ryazan Gub.) to Bogorodsk zemstvo, franked by vertical pair of Imperial 7k blue, upon arrival to Bogorodsk uprated with 10k orange red, all appropriate markings, VF, ex-Faberge
250.00
1424    48
1892, registered cover from Tver Gub. to Bogorodsk zemstvo, franked by Imperial 14k blue and carmine, upon arrival to Bogorodsk uprated with 10k orange red, paid for local delivery, all appropriate markings, VF, ex-Faberge
250.00
1425    55
1890, cover from Yegoryevsk to Bogorodsk zemstvo, franked by Imperial 7k blue, upon arrival to Bogorodsk uprated with 5k orange red, which paid for local delivery, all appropriate markings, VF, ex-Faberge
200.00
1426    56
1889, cover from Russian PO in Levant to Bogorodsk zemstvo via Odessa, franked by Russian Levant 10k green and red, upon arrival to Bogorodsk uprated with 5k carmine red, all appropriate markings, VF, ex-Faberge
500.00
1427    58
1892, entire wrapper from Moscow to Bogorodsk zemstvo, franked by Imperial 2k green, upon arrival to Bogorodsk uprated with 1k lilac, paid for rural delivery, all appropriate markings, mostly VF
250.00
1428    60
1891, stationery envelope 7k blue, sent from Kirzhach (Vladimir Gub.) to Bogorodsk zemstvo, upon arrival to Bogorodsk uprated with 5k rose, paid for local delivery, undelivered and returned to sender, fresh, VF
250.00
1429    74
1893, cover from Warsaw to Bogorodsk zemstvo, franked by Imperial 7k blue, upon arrival to Bogorodsk uprated with 5k orange red, which paid for rural delivery, all appropriate markings, VF
250.00
1430    78
1893, cover from Russian PO in Levant to Bogorodsk zemstvo, franked by horizontal pair of 5k lilac, upon arrival to Bogorodsk uprated with 5k orange red, paid for delivery to volost, all appropriate markings, VF
600.00
1431    90
1894, cover from Moscow to Bogorodsk zemstvo, franked by Imperial 7k blue, tied by numeral cancellation, upon arrival to Bogorodsk uprated with 4k rose, all appropriate markings, VF and scarce franking
300.00
1432    111
1895, cover from Moscow to Bogorodsk zemstvo, franked by Imperial 7k blue, upon arrival to Bogorodsk uprated with 4k red brown, which paid for rural delivery, all appropriate markings, VF
200.00
1433  2

Boguchary

1871-72, black handstamp 5k on thin laid paper, fresh and choice exemplar, no gum as issued, VF
400.00
1434  9a-13a

Byezhetsk

1893, 3k black, printed on various paper, complete set of five vertical tete-beche pairs, two of which with "c" instead of "e" in "Byezhetskoy" variety, full or large part of OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce assembly
1500.00
1435  8

Chern

1869-71, black handstamp 3k on wide quadrille paper, fresh condition, no gum as issued, VF, rank "R"
150.00
1436  9-10
1869-71, 3k blue and 3k black, complete set of two, handstamps on quadrille paper, no gum as issued, VF
250.00
1437  7

Dankov

1892, 3k black and green, perforation 11 1/2, a part of violet zemstvo cancellation, fresh condition, VF and scarce, Schmidt #7, rank "RR"
750.00
1438 */U   3/15

Nice Selection

1882-1904, nine mint or used (2) stamps, arranged on a stockcard, fresh condition, full/part of OG or used, F/VF Est. $120-$150
100.00
1439  2

Dukhovtschina

1874, 3k black, printed on dark blue paper, inscription "Dukhovtschina" at the top, perfect quality, full OG, light trace of hinge, VF
150.00
1440  2
1874, 3k black, printed on dark blue paper, inscription "Dukhovtschin." at the top, fresh condition, full OG, LH, VF
150.00
1441  5
1878, 3k black, printed on blue paper, small thin at the top, large part of OG, F/VF appearance, rank "R"
300.00
1442  6
1878, 6k black, printed on lilac rose paper, type 4, fresh condition, part of OG, VF, rank "R"
400.00
1443  10-13
1880-81, 3k and 6k, two complete sets of two, fresh condition, full or part of OG, VF
200.00
1444    21

Gadiach

1891, 3k lilac and red, top sheet margin copy, used on local cover addressed to Gadiach district court, wax seal, mostly VF
200.00
1445 */U   2/46

Clean Collection

1884-1912, 41 mostly mint stamps (eight used), neatly identified on two stockpages, nice and fresh quality, full OG or used, F/VF, C.v. is over $600 Est. $350-$400
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300.00
1446 (*)   12c

Glazov

1902, 2k dark blue, right margin imperforated copy, fresh, unused, no gum, VF
150.00
1447    10

Irbit

1898, pre-printed stationery envelope 7k blue, mailed from zemstvo to St. Petersburg, franked by 2k lilac on reverse, paid for local delivery, blue crayon cancel, postmarked on arrival, VF, ex-Faberge
300.00
1448    10

Kadnikov

1894, registered cover from volost to Vologda, franked by 3k green and red, tied by boxed zemstvo ds, upon arrival to Kadnikov uprated with Imperial 7k and 14k, all appropriate markings, sealed with wax, VF and a beautiful item
400.00
1449    12
1899, 3k green and red, used on local cover addressed to zemstvo administration, tied by boxed two-line ds, sealed with wax, VF
250.00
1450    Schmidt #2

Kazan

1870, stationery envelope with blue handstamp (6k), size 140x118mm, properly signed at the bottom, unused, VF and rare
750.00
1451    Schmidt #4
1870, stationery envelope with blue handstamp (6k), size 185x120mm, official signature at the bottom, fresh, unused, VF and scarce
500.00
1452    Schmidt #6
1880, stationery envelope with blue handstamps (6k), size 145x114mm, appropriate signature at the bottom, fresh, unused, VF
300.00
1453    12b

Kharkov

1892, cover from Kuban Obl. to Kharkov zemstvo, franked by Imperial 7k blue, upon arrival to Kharkov uprated with 5k lilac blue, all appropriate markings, VF and scarce
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500.00
1454    16
1899, cover from Russian PO in Constantinople to Kharkov zemstvo, franked by 10k green and red, upon arrival to Kharkov uprated with 5k ultra, paid for rural delivery, all appropriate markings, VF
600.00
1455  3-4

Lokhvitsa

1902, 1k and 3k, color embossing, complete set of two, large part of OG, VF
75.00
1456  47 var
1911, 3k lilac, green and brownish red, right value tablet with "Z" instead of "3" variety, large part of OG,VF
75.00
1457 (*)   3

Malmyzh

1870, 2k red, printed on quadrille paper, fresh, unused, no gum, VF
100.00
1458 (*)   17

Morshansk

1884, 5k red, dark violet and blue, fresh unused copy, no gum, VF and scarce, rank "R"
400.00
1459 */U   12/31

Small Collection

1882-1904, 19 mint and used (5) stamps, arranged on a stockcard, including two horizontal imperforated pairs, fresh flawless condition, full/part of OG or used, F/VF, C.v. $335 Est. $230-$250
200.00
1460  6

Nolinsk

1874, 2k black, printed on dark red glazed paper, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF
100.00
1461    14
1914, 2k rose, horizontal strip of three, used on registered local cover addressed to zemstvo administration, tied by black oval zemstvo ds, filing fold, mostly VF
300.00
1462  2

Novgorod

1870, 5k black, printed on red lilac paper, nice margins and fresh quality, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF
150.00
1463  5
1877, 5k black, printed on red lilac paper, nice exemplar, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF
200.00
1464  7
1879, 5k black, printed on lilac paper, top margin copy, pen cross cancellation, pinhole, otherwise fresh, VF, Schmidt #7, rank "R"
250.00
1465    11

Orgheev

1882, 3k black and carmine, two stamps used on local cover to zemstvo administration, tied by blue six-pointed star zemstvo marking, light filing fold away from the stamps, VF
200.00
1466    17
1888, 3k carmine red, horizontal pair used on local cover addressed to zemstvo administration, tied by six-pointed star cancellation, another type of zemstvo marking is alongside, wax seal removed, VF, ex-Faberge
250.00
1467    18
1888, 3k carmine red, horizontal pair used on local cover addressed to zemstvo administration, tied by six-pointed star cancellation, sealed with wax, VF, ex-Faberge
200.00
1468    4

Osa

1891, 2k green on light green network, used on local cover to zemstvo administration, cancelled by violet oval zemstvo ds, wax seal removed, minor soiling, still VF
150.00
1469    12
1895, 2k blue and carmine red, used on reverse of local cover, addressed to Osa, cancelled by violet oval zemstvo ds, mostly VF
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200.00
1470 **/*   1-4

Penza

1899, 1k-10k, complete set in blocks of four, fresh, full or part of OG (1k), NH or previously hinged, F/VF, ex-Faberge
150.00
1471  5
1904, 3k red, fresh condition, full OG, previously hinged, VF
75.00
1472 **/*   8 var
1910, 1/2k gray violet, sheet margin vertical strip of five, omitted all lines of horizontal perforation between stamps, paper reinforcement between third and fourth stamps, full OG, NH or hinged, VF, ex-Faberge
200.00
1473 */U   1-16

Complete Collection

1899-1912, 49 mint and used stamps, neatly arranged and identified on stockpages, representing all issued stamps, some of them are in blocks, nice range of cancellation and plate varieties, full/part of OG or used, F/VF or better, C.v. is about $660++ Est. $350-$400
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300.00
1474 **/*   9a

Pskov

1886, 3k black, diamond-shaped stamp, block of four contains tete-beche pair, full OG, NH (tete-beche) or LH, VF
75.00
1475  18 var
1894, black surcharge 3(k) on 10k multicolored, double black obliterating in bars and circle, minor perforation soiling, large part of OG, previously hinged, F/VF
200.00
1476 **   43a-44a, 46a
1907, 1k, 3k and 10k in horizontal imperforated pairs, full OG, NH, mostly VF
120.00
1477 (*)   Schmidt #3

Ryazan

1868, 2k blue, diamond-shaped stamp, nice looking exemplar, unused, no gum, VF, rank "R"
350.00
1478  Schmidt #5
1872, 2k gray blue, diamond-shaped stamp, fresh condition with minor facial red ink soiling, large part of OG, VF
350.00
1479  6-7, b
1873, 2k bronze and 2k gray, two complete sets of two, single and double inside frame, large part of OG, VF
150.00
1480  14
1877, 2k olive yellow, very slight gum crease, full OG, LH, VF appearance of this scarce stamp, rank "R"
500.00
1481  15
1877, 2k green, two negligible thin spots, otherwise a beautiful copy, large part of OG, VF appearance
250.00
1482  9

Rzhev

1887, 2k gray black, printed on yellowish gray paper, round-shaped design, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Schmidt #25
350.00
1483 **/*   3

Saratov

1874, 5k blue, printed on very thin paper, block of four, full OG, NH or LH (two top stamps), VF
400.00
1484 */U   13/26

Shadrinsk - Small Selection

1879-93, eight mint or used (two cancelled on pieces) stamps, including horizontal imperforated pair, nice condition, full/part of OG or used, mostly VF Est. $100-$120
75.00
1485    9

Shatsk

1888, 3k black on bluish gray paper, used on reverse of local cover addressed to zemstvo administration, cancelled by two line "Zav. Pocht. Riabinski" marking, sealed with wax, light fold away from the stamp, mostly VF
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200.00
1486    13
1891, 3k carmine red, horizontal pair used on reverse of local registered cover addressed to zemstvo administration, tied by zemstvo "7.April.1891" ds (the earliest recorded date), sealed with wax, VF, ex-Faberge
300.00
1487    19
1895, 3k black, printed on green paper, vertical pair, used on reverse of local registered cover addressed to zemstvo administration, tied by black round zemstvo marking, VF
200.00
1488 (*)   Schmidt #8

Tikhvin

1872, brown red handstamp (5k), nice margins all around, unused, no gum, VF
150.00
1489 */(*)   9, a, b
1874, 5k blue, three stamps of three distinctly different shades, one stamp has tiny thin, still fresh condition, full OG or unused, no gum (2), F/VF
250.00
1490    

Urzhum

1891, official entire wrapper to zemstvo investigator, black oval zemstvo ds, partly removed official seal on reverse, VF
100.00
1491    4
1899, registered cover from Urzhum zemstvo to Viatka, franked by 2k black and greenish blue in vertical pair, paid for local delivery, upon arrival to Urzhum uprated by Imperial stamps of 7k and 14k, all appropriate markings, sealed with wax, filling fold did not detract, VF
300.00
1492  3a

Ustsysolsk

1874, 3k black, printed on dark red glazed paper, inverted "3" at the top left value tablet, insignificant gum creases, large part of OG, F/VF
250.00
1493  27-28
1915, 2k green and 5k carmine rose, complete set of two, perforation 12 1/2, both with zemstvo or volost cancellations, fresh, VF
300.00
1494    13

Vessiegonsk

1883, 5k black on lilac paper, used on local cover to Telyatinskoye volost, black straight line "Oplocheno" (Paid), blue zemstvo date stamp with hand-corrected date from "1888" to "1883", wax seal, two vertical folds away from the stamp, mostly VF, ex-Faberge
250.00
1495  4

Yegoryevsk

1872, 3k black, diamond-shaped stamp, nice exemplar in every respect, large part of OG, VF, rank "R"
400.00
1496 */U   3/36

Yelisavetgrad
Nice Collection

1875-99, 61 mostly mint (two - used) stamps and seven forgeries marked "Proba" or "Obrazets" on reverse, arranged on a stockpage, properly identified by Schmidt Cat., minor flaws noted, generally nice and clean lot, full or large part of OG, F/VF, C.v. is $1,312 Est. $600-$750
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500.00
1497 */U   2/52

Zadonsk
Old-Time Collection on Album Pages

1883-1914, 37 mostly mint stamps (two - used), including some better items, no duplication, apparently nice condition, full/large part of OG, F/VF, C.v. is about $600 Est. $350-$400
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300.00
1498  2a

Zienkov

1879, 3k bright red, fresh and flawless, large part of OG, VF
75.00
1499    22
1893, 3k black, green and gold, horizontal pair used on local money letter to zemstvo district No.2, pen-cross and endorsement cancellation, wax seals, mostly VF and scarce
500.00
1500  22
1893, Coat of Arms, imperforated plate proof of 3k in dark green, left sheet margin copy, printed on coated paper, no gum as issued, VF
75.00
1501  24a
1895, 2k gold, vertical tete-beche pair, perfect in every respect, full OG, LH, VF
250.00
1502  36
1898, imperforated proof sheetlet of three different designs of 3k in gold, light fold between stamps, no gum as produced, VF
150.00
1503    3

Zolotonosha

1885, 2k black, light green and yellow, used on local cover addressed to zemstvo court, cancelled by violet oval zemstvo ds, wax seal removed, mostly VF
200.00
1504    6
1891, black handstamped surcharge 3k on 2k black, green and yellow, bottom sheet margin copy, used on reverse of local cover addressed to zemstvo administration, tied by black violet oval zemstvo "1.Nov.91" ds, wax seal removed, VF, ex-Faberge
500.00
1505  

Beautiful Starting Zemstvo Collection

1869-1914, 183 mint stamps, neatly arranged on stockpages, individually priced up to $20, representing issues of 65 zemstvo districts, no duplications, exceptional quality material, full or large part of OG, F/VF or better Est. $900-$1,000
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750.00