Lots 526 - 594, Catalogue of Auction #59 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
526   Mi U14 fn

Imperial Postal Stationery Items

1867, two unissued stationery envelopes of 20k blue, size 140x58mm and 113x73mm, negligible soiling, fresh, unused, VF
150.00
527   Mi P2 var
1872, stationery postcard 5k green, no dot on the left side inscription variety, sent from Mogilev to Moscow, all appropriate markings, VF
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100.00
528 Mi S1
1882-84, essay of Imperial stationery entire wrapper of 1k yellow, size 375x70mm, inscribed "Pochtovaia Banderol", excellent condition, VF and rare, ex-Breitfuss, Faberge
1500.00
529 Mi S2
1882-84, essay of Imperial stationery entire wrapper, 2k green, size 375x70mm, perfect condition, VF and very rare, ex-Breitfuss, Faberge
1500.00
530   Mi A1
1896, stationery money order 15k blue, rounded corners and marginal hole at the bottom, unused, F/VF
100.00
531    Standard #ES6
1896, essay for Imperial reply letter card 10k+10k blue, contains two attached letter cards, size of each 174x106mm, appropriately folded, perfect condition, VF and scarce, one copy of such essay was presented to each participant of the UPU Conference of 1906 in Rome
1500.00
532   Mi U39B
1907, stationery envelope 14k blue, size 145x120mm, flawless condition, unused, VF
200.00
533 Mi P25
1913, Alexander III, two proofs of central vignette in carmine for stationery card of 3k denomination, printed on thin yellowish card, approximate size 37x45mm, different stages of completion, VF
500.00
534 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
535 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
536   Mi U43 var
1917, two stationery envelopes with red Liberty Cap overprints over black surcharge 3k on 5k claret, unused and used, mostly VF
100.00
537    

Nice Selection of Postal Stationery items

1848-1931, 14 unused or used items, including 13 stationery envelopes and one advertising postcard, some better items noted, such as Michel #U3 (unused), U4 (one - unused, four -used), U5 (unused), U15 I (unused) and etc., minor flaws, generally collectible condition, F/VF, Est. $600-$700
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475.00
538  3

Imperial stamps and postal history

1858, perforated trial color proof of 20k in green and lilac, watermarked with numeral "2" paper, fresh condition, unused, no gum, VF appearance
400.00
539 (*)   8-10
1858, 10k-30k, complete set of three, perforation 12 1/2, printed on paper without watermark, stamp of 20k with pin-point paper inclusion, fresh colors, unused, regummed (10k and 20k) or no gum, VF appearance
250.00
540 **   19-25
1866-70, 1k-30k, printed on horizontally laid paper, sheet margin blocks of four, beautiful in every respect, full OG, NH, VF
2000.00
541    9, 12, 22
1869, five stamps, including 20k blue and orange with perforation 12 1/2, met altogether 28k postal rate, used on entire wrapper from Taganrog to Marseille, Moscow transit and arrival ds on reverse, VF, an interesting postal history item bearing mixed franking of three issues, ex-Liphschutz
750.00
542    19-20, 23
1969, three stamps on horizontally laid paper, used on entire wrapper from Riga to Hanover, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, usual fold did not affect the stamps, VF
75.00
543 **   26-30
1875-79, 2k-20k, printed on horizontally laid paper, complete set in blocks of four, most with margins, nice condition, full OG, NH, VF
2000.00
544  26a-28a
1875-79, 2k, 7k and 8k, complete set of three, printed on vertically laid paper, neat postal cancellations, fresh, VF, C.v. $260
75.00
545 **/*   27, var
1879, 7k gray and rose, two blocks of four of distinctly different shades of gray color, full OG, NH or LH (two stamps), mostly VF
150.00
546  27
1879, perforated trial color proof of 7k in brown and orange, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, LH, VF
250.00
547 **   30a
1875, 20k blue and orange, printed on horizontally laid paper, cross-shaped "t" variety, full OG, NH, F/VF, expertized by Z. Mikulski
100.00
548 **/*   31-38
1883-88, 1k-70k, printed on horizontally laid paper, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, all are NH, except one stamp of 2k and two stamps of 5k, which are LH, VF and a scarce set
1500.00
549 (*)   35a
1883, 7k blue, horizontal imperforated pair, nice margins all around, groundwork is shifted as always, slight thin, unused, no gum, VF appearance
300.00
550  39-40
1884, 3.50r black and gray, 7r black and yellow, printed on vertically laid paper, complete set of two, fresh colors and intact perforation, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Z. Mikulski opinion for 3.50r value, C.v. $2,100
1000.00
551  42
1889, imperforated plate proof of 10k in dark blue, double impression, printed on very thin pasted up paper, no gum as produced, VF, expertized by Z. Mikulski
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250.00
552  46-54, var
1889-92, 1k-7r, printed on horizontally laid paper, complete set of nine, in addition color shades of 1k, 7k, 35k and 3.50r, full or large part of OG, mostly VF
250.00
553    
1891, stationery postcard 4k red, sent from French Exhibition in Moscow to Lier (Belgium), blue exhibition special date stamp, postmarked on arrival, VF and scarce
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500.00
554    
1897, 12th International Medicine Congress, black special date stamp on stationery reply card sent in Moscow, in addition pre-printed advertising cover of the same venue, sent by registered mail from Moscow to Netherlands, fresh, VF
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300.00
555    
1899, three provisional small town registered labels which were in use one year only, Bolhov (Oriol Gub.), Debaltsevo (Katerinoslav Gub.) and Konstantinograd (Poltava Gub.), appropriately used on registered covers, all appropriate markings, VF and scarce assembly
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500.00
556  50
1889-1902, postal forgery of 7k blue, printed on white paper without watermark, small natural paper inclusion at the bottom, excellent condition, no gum as produced, VF and rare, expertized by G. Buhler, L. Hovest certificate, Mi #49F, 1,200
500.00
557  50
1900, postal forgery of 7k blue, printed on paper without watermark, block of four, genuine cancellation "Otdelenie Pochtovogo Vagona 4.10.VII.1900", perforation reinforced by hinges, tiny top left corner crease, VF and possibly unique multiple, Mi #49F, 4,800 as singles
3000.00
558  55/70, var
1902-05, 1k-7r, printed on vertically laid paper, ten different stamps, each one in two distinctly different shades, full or large part of OG, LH/hinged, mostly VF
150.00
559 **   56
1905, 2k light green, printed on vertically laid paper, complete sheet of 100 (25x4), control No.4 at the bottom left and text "G Ts. B. Ob. lit. G.", slight vertical and horizontal folds, very fresh condition with minor usual marginal flaws, full OG, NH (LH on margins only), VF
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1000.00
560  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
200.00
561  63 var
1904, 20k blue and carmine, large margin imperforated copy, printed on vertically laid paper, slight top right corner crease, otherwise fresh, full OG, LH, VF and very rare, expertized by Z. Mikulski, APEX certificate
2500.00
562 **/*   77, var
1909-17, 5k claret, horizontal pair, left stamp with open pre-printing paper fold, full OG, NH (error stamp) or LH, VF
75.00
563  79 var
1909-12, 10k blue, bottom sheet margin exemplar with open pre-printing paper fold, full OG, LH, VF
75.00
564  79 var
1912-17, 10k dark blue, design printed on gum side, LH on ungummed reverse, fresh and VF
100.00
565  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
566 **   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
200.00
567 **/*   88-104
1913, Romanov Dynasty issue, complete set in blocks of four, block of 20k has gum disturbance, block of 2r with perf separation, otherwise full OG, blocks of 1r, 2r and 3r are completely NH, all others have two stamps LH or hinged, VF
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1000.00
568 */U   88-104
1913, Romanov Dynasty, two complete sets of 17 (mint and used) and seven blocks of four, including block of 5r, various cancellations, full or large part of OG, LH/hinged or used, F/VF
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120.00
569 **   89 var
1913, Alexander II, 2k green, bottom left corner margin block of four, partly missing design (printed on reverse) of two bottom stamps due to foldover, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
570 **   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
571  90
1913, Alexander III, two proofs of central vignette in carmine rose for 3k denomination, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, different stages of completion, one has usual marginal thin, still fresh condition, VF
750.00
572  93
1913, Nicholas II, two proofs of central vignette in dark blue for 10k denomination, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, approximate size 48x68mm, different stages of completion, no gum as produced, VF
750.00
573  95
1913, Nicholas I, imperforated proof sheetlet of ten of 15k in yellow brown, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, insignificant thin spots at the top margin did not affect the proofs, very fresh and nice, no gum as produced, VF and very rare, P. Buchsbayew certificate, ex-Liphschutz
8000.00
574  95
1913, Nicholas I, two-color proof of 15k in lilac and bluish green, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, size 40x44mm, no gum as produced, VF
600.00
575  96
1913, Alexander I, proof of central vignette in olive green for 20k denomination, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, size 50x78mm, unfinished design (unclear oval), no gum as produced, VF
500.00
576  98
1913, Romanov Dynasty, proof of frame for 35k denomination in red lilac, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, size 40x48mm, no gum as produced, VF
500.00
577  100
1913, Romanov Dynasty, proof of frame for 70k denomination in brown orange, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, size 38x49mm, no gum as produced, VF
750.00
578 **   103
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 3r dark violet, left sheet margin block of 12, two stamps at the bottom row affected by facial scratch, folded along vertical perforation, block of four at the top right and six stamps are completely flawless, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
579 **/*   104
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 5r dark brown, bottom sheet margin block of four, minor perf separation at the top, full OG, marginal hinge just touching one stamp, others are NH, VF
100.00
580  
1914, Coat of Arms, Sword and Helmet, essay of unissued design for 10k in black, typo printing on thin chalk-surfaced card, no gum as produced, VF and scarce, owner's hs on reverse
500.00
581 **/*   106 var
1915, Romanov Dynasty, money stamp 15k orange brown, horizontal pair with strongly misplaced horizontal perforation, no gum as issued, VF
75.00
582 **   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
583 **   106a
1915, Romanov Dynasty, money stamp 15k orange brown, imperforated block of four, reversal text is misplaced, no gum as issued, NH, VF
500.00
584    106
1916, Romanov Dynasty, money stamp of 15k orange brown, used together with two other values on registered cover from Moscow to Kerch, violet marking "Vynuto iz iaschika" (Removed from a mail box), arrival ds, VF
100.00
585 **   108, var
1917, 5r indigo, green and light blue, left sheet margin block of four, watermark "wavy lines" on margin, top right stamp with wide "A" in "Pochtovaya" variety, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
586 **   119-35
1917, 1k-10r, imperforated complete set of 17 in vertical or horizontal pairs, some with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
587 **/*   124
1917, 10k dark blue, imperforated three side margin block of ten (5x2), full OG, NH or previously hinged (two stamps at the top), VF, C.v. $250++
150.00
588  131
1918, 1r brown, pale brown and orange, bisect of imperforated stamp, used on large piece (reverse part of a cover), addressed to Odessa, manuscript text by postal clerk reads: "Postage of 50k paid", VF
100.00
589 **   137 var
1917, 3.50r maroon and green, perforation 13 1/2, vertical varnish lines, two blocks of 11 plus three "V" labels, margin at top or bottom, each one imperforated at the top or at the bottom respectively, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
590  87h
1917, two imperforated trial color proof of 1r in brown, orange and green, horizontal varnish lines, the latter one with inverted background, full OG, LH, VF
150.00
591 **   140 var
1917, Romanov Dynasty, black surcharge 2(k) on 2k green, right sheet margin block of four with strongly misplaced horizontal perforation, no gum as issued, NH, VF
75.00
592  Standard #T1

Telegraph stamp

1866, 20k black and brown, absolutely beautiful copy, top right corner with incomplete shading, full OG, previously hinged, VF and extremely rare, especially in flawless condition with full original gum, E. Diena certificate
35000.00
593    

Private City Post

1900's, two small size envelopes pre-printed with address part, details and pace of delivery, presumably used in St. Petersburg and Moscow for delivery of invitations or small letters, one with written addressee name, the other one unused, slight paper folds, mostly VF and admittedly scarce
300.00
594 Mi 1K

In Favor of Postman

1909, red overprint on General Revenue stamp of 15k blue on multicolored network, tete-beche block of four, cleaned gum toning, otherwise nice condition, large part of OG, LH, VF appearance of very scarce multiple
400.00