Lots 752 - 815, Catalogue of Auction #57 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
752    

Pre-Philatelic Postal History Item

1822, entire letter from Kronshtadt to Trieste, red two line "Kronstadt. 24 October 1822" marking and black arrival Trieste on reverse, usual folds, still VF and unrecorded cancellation
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300.00
753   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
754    U4 B var
1851, stationery envelope 10+1k black, inverted watermark variety, sent from Kroshtadt to Helsingfors, pen cross cancellation and two-line boxed black Kronshtadt marking, mostly VF
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600.00
755  

Imperial Postage Stamps and Postal History

1856, Mercury, reproduction of rounded design essay of 10k in light blue and black on white paper, no gum as produced, VF, nice space filler of an extremely rare item
150.00
756  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, horizontal imperforated pair, watermark numeral "1", large margins and beautiful strong colors, each stamp presents full offset of the blue center on reverse, very light pen cross cancellation, VF and scarce so nice, ex-Kirchner, Faberge
1500.00
757  2
1858, 10k brown and blue, perforation 14 1/2, watermark numeral "1", eight postally used copies, minor perf irregularities, generally F/VF, C.v. $1,200
400.00
758  3
1858, 20k blue and orange, perforation 14 1/2, printed on thin paper, watermark "2" is strongly shifted to the left, neat cancellation, the stamp has corrected perforation at the top, VF appearance
400.00
759  5-10
1858-64, 1k-30k, complete set of six, perforation 12 1/2, postally used, 3k two stamps cancelled on a piece, fresh appearance, F/VF, C.v. $535
150.00
760 (*)   9 var
1858, 20k blue and orange, perforation 12 1/2, double "20" at the top left corner (position 81), brilliant colors and very fresh, unused, no gum, VF and scarce
150.00
761 **   11
1863, City Post, 5k black and blue, bottom sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
762    9, 13-14
1870, three stamps on paper without watermark, 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, ex-Liphschutz
300.00
763    9, 13-14
1870, the cover is very similar to previous one with three stamps franking, including 20k blue and orange with perforation 12 1/2, but by mistake remained uncancelled on cover to Selles-sur-Cher (France), blue transit, arrival ds, VF and very rare, ex-Liphschutz
1000.00
764    22c
1870, 5k lilac and black, printed on vertically laid paper, brilliant colors and intact perforation, tied on entire letter to St. Petersburg, by mistake remained uncancelled, three oval merchant markings on front and reverse, fresh condition, VF and extremely rare, ex-Faberge
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2500.00
765 **   24
1866, 20k blue and orange, printed on horizontally laid paper, top sheet margin vertical gutter block of four, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF
1000.00
766 **   25
1866, 30k carmine and green, printed on horizontally laid paper, bottom sheet margin block of four, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF
1000.00
767    19, 20c, 23, 24a
1872, five stamps, including 3k and 20k on vertically laid paper, used on registered cover from Vinnitsa to Kamenets, all appropriate markings, sealed with wax, vertical filing fold, otherwise VF and scarce four-color franking
750.00
768  26-30
1875-79, 2k-20k, complete set of five, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $255
150.00
769 **/*   31-38
1883-88, 1k-70k, complete set of eight, printed on horizontally laid paper, 2k is in yellow green, full OG, NH or LH (14k), mostly VF
150.00
770  42
1889, imperforated plate proof of 10k in dark blue, printed on very thin pasted up paper, no gum as produced, VF
250.00
771  43
1889, imperforated progressive proof of (20k) in blue, background only, left sheet margin copy, printed on wove paper, full OG, LH, VF
250.00
772  44
1889, imperforated progressive proof of (50k) in violet, background only, bottom sheet margin copy, printed on wove paper, full OG, previously hinged, VF
250.00
773 **/*   46-54
1889-92, 1k-7r, complete set of nine, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, NH (14k is LH), VF
400.00
774  46
1889-92, imperforated plate proof of 1k in black, foreground only, design printed on very thin pasted up paper over red background of 3k denomination, right margin copy, no gum as produced, VF and scarce
400.00
775  47
1889-92, imperforated progressive proof of 2k in green, foreground only, printed on wove paper, right margin showing a part of the design of adjoining stamp, no gum as produced, VF
300.00
776  48
1889-92, two imperforated proofs for foreground and background of 3k in red, printed on very thin pasted up paper with security text on front or reverse, no gum as produced, VF
500.00
777  48
1889-92, 3k carmine, printed on horizontally laid paper, nice margins imperforated copy, red "Obrazets" initials, full OG, LH, VF
150.00
778  49
1889, 5k lilac, printed on horizontally laid paper, left margin imperforated block of six (3x2), red "Obrazets" initials, full OG, NH (2) or LH, VF
1000.00
779    
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780    
withdrawn
 
0.00
781 **   55/70
1902, 1k-7r, 13th Imperial definitive issue, complete set of nine, printed on vertically laid paper, full OG, NH, mostly VF
250.00
782  56d
1902, 2k green, printed on vertically laid paper, double impression of background, slightly creased gum at the bottom, very fresh, full OG, VLH, VF, C.v. $425
300.00
783 **   62, 64
1905, 15k and 25k, 15th Imperial definitive issue, complete set of two, printed on vertically laid paper, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
784  62 var
1905, 15k brown violet and blue on vertically laid paper, printed on gum side, block of four, folded along horizontal perforation, very fresh, traces of hinge on ungummed reverse
600.00
785 **   71-72
1906, 5r and 10r, complete set of two, printed on vertically laid paper, 5r is top sheet margin copy, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
786 **/*   71-72
1906, 5r and 10r, complete set of two, printed on vertically laid paper, full OG, NH (5r) or VLH, VF, C.v. $400 as hinged
200.00
787 **/*   71
1906, 5r dark blue, green and pale blue, printed on vertically laid paper, left sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH or LH (two right stamps), VF
100.00
788 **   73-87
1908-17, 1k-1r, complete set of 15, sheet margin vertical gutter blocks of four, 1r in top sheet margin block of five with "V" label, full OG, NH, VF
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100.00
789    73
1909, advertising (typewriter "Remington") postcard sent locally in Moscow, franked by 1k yellow, tied by machine cancellation, postmarked on arrival, VF
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100.00
790 (*)   74 var
1909-17, 2k green, two error copies, one of which with l'accordeon, the other one has partly omitted design, fresh, unused, no gum, VF
100.00
791 **/*   74, var
1909-17, 2k green, left sheet margin block of eight (4x2), printer's defect, resulting in two stamps have partly omitted design, internal perforation and paper damage, full OG, NH (6) or LH
100.00
792 (*)   75 var
1909-17, 3k red, partly omitted design, fresh, unused, no gum, VF
75.00
793  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
100.00
794 **/*   77, var
1909-17, 5k claret, horizontal pair, left stamp with l'accordeon variety, full OG, NH (error stamp) or LH, VF
75.00
795 **   79
1909, 10k blue, early printing, bottom sheet margin copy with watermark wavy lines, l'accordeon variety, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
796  79 var
1912-17, 10k dark blue, design printed on gum side, LH on ungummed reverse, fresh and VF
100.00
797  79
1908, perforated plate proof of 10k in light blue, changed design of the center oval and curls of the top ribbon, left sheet margin copy, printed on wove paper without gum, very fresh, VF and scarce
750.00
798 **/*   81/86
1909-17, 15k-50k, six blocks of four, showing various printing errors, such as offset on gum side or background shifts, full OG, NH or LH/hinged, VF
100.00
799 **   78/117
1909-17, 7k-70k and black surcharge 10k on 7k, five blocks of four, including one (20k) without varnish lines and four others bearing them on both sides, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
800  88-104
1913, Romanov Dynasty issue, 1k-5r, complete set of 17, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $152
100.00
801 **   88/104
1913, Romanov Dynasty issue, 1k-5r, set of 16 (less 1r value) in blocks of four, block of 2r has slight gum bend at the bottom left corner, otherwise post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF and scarce set of multiples
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1500.00
802 **   89 var
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 2k green, bottom left corner margin block of four, partly missing design of two bottom stamps due to foldover, which printed on reverse, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
803 **   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
1500.00
804 **   103
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 3r dark violet, left sheet margin block of four, perf separation on two tips between stamps at the top, post office fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
805 **   106 var
1915, Romanov Dynasty, money stamp 15k orange brown, left sheet margin block of four with reversal text strongly misplaced, no gum as issued, NH, VF
150.00
806  106a
1915, Romanov Dynasty, money stamp 15k orange brown, horizontal imperforated pair, no gum as issued, VF
250.00
807 **/(*)   108-09 var
1915-17, 5r and 10r, 36 mostly mint stamps in singles and blocks, representing different printings of these high values, including several plate and perforation varieties, generally fresh condition, full OG with mainly NH stamps or unused, no gum (block of six with wide "A" on 5r), F/VF Est. $250-$300
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200.00
808 **   112-16
1916-17, Romanov Dynasty, money stamps, complete set of five, no gum as issued, NH, VF
50.00
809  112 var
1917, Romanov Dynasty, money stamp with black surcharge 1(k) on 1k brown orange, right sheet margin copy without reversal text variety, no gum as issued, VF
100.00
810 **   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
100.00
811  117 var
1917, black surcharge 10k on 7k light blue, block of four with strongly misplaced surcharge and a single with inverted surcharge, postally used, VF
100.00
812 **/*   125 var
1917, 15k lilac brown and blue, left sheet margin imperforated block of ten (5x2), double impression due to foldover, design placed diagonally is mirrored and inverted, usual gum creases, still full OG, NH or previously hinged, VF
300.00
813 **   131, var
1917, 1r pale brown, dark brown and orange, complete imperforated gutter sheet of 112, including 50+50 stamps and 6+6 "V" labels, over a half stamps with frame offset on gum side, sheet is folded along the gutter, minor marginal flaws, still fresh, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
814  

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 a Collection, minor flaws, still F/VF
150.00
815  

Remainder of the Faberge Ship Mail Collection with Additions

1900-10's, three postal history items and 22 stamps bearing various steamer or route markings, including Baku-Enzeli, Baku-Astara, Byelomorsk and Murmansk Lines, Blagoveschensk-Nikolayevsk and etc., neatly identified and described, in addition five postcards and one cover with mostly Batum-Odessa different markings, F/VF or better Est. $500-$600
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
400.00