Lots 442 - 511, Catalogue of Auction #60 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
442    

Pre-Philatelic Mailings

1848, stampless registered entire wrapper from Tambov Gub. administration to Caucasian front-line forces, addressed to commander of Hunter Regiment located in Kizlyar (Dagestan) undelivered and returned to Tambov, marked twice with Voznessensk two-line date stamp, officially sealed with wax, VF
150.00
443   Mi SU4D

Imperial Postal Stationery items

1848, St. Petersburg City Post stationery envelope 5+1k blue, inverted indicia at the bottom left, size 122x88mm, postally used in St. Petersburg in 1862, red date stamp, flap is missing, still F/VF
300.00
444   Mi SU4E
1848, St. Petersburg City Post stationery envelope 5+1k blue, inverted indicia at the bottom left, size 114x76mm, postally used in St. Petersburg in 1862, red date stamp, water staining, flap is missing, still fine
200.00
445   Mi U1
1848, stationery envelope 10+1k black, size 137x107mm, sent in 1850, addressed to Kamenetz (Podolia Gub.), pen cross cancellation, postmarked on arrival, VF
500.00
446   Mi U4A var
1855, stationery envelope 10+1k black, printed on thinned paper, sent from Porech'e (Smolensk Govt.) to St. Petersburg in 1863, "439" inside rectangle dot cancellation, arrival ds, sealed with wax, mostly VF
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150.00
447 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, fitted for stamp size 39x40mm, VF and scarce
500.00
448    

Imperial Stationery Collections
Enormous Collection in Two Three-Ring Binders

1873-1913, 281 pieces, each one arranged on individual page with detailed hand-written description, most are postally used, including 115 envelopes, 109 postcards, 25 letter-cards and 32 wrappers, some better items and scarce destinations, minor flaws noted, generally fresh condition, F/VF, Mi C.v. is over Ä8,000, Est. $2,000-$2,200
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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, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53
1500.00
449   Mi K1/16

Stationery Letter-Cards Selection

1890-1913, 12 items, including two Romanov Dynasty pieces, excellent condition, all intact and unused, VF, Est. $120-$150
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80.00
450  1

Imperial Postage Stamps and Postal History

1857, 10k brown and blue, four-side margin imperforated exemplar, watermark numeral "1", a part of pre-philatelic "Berdichev" cancel, fresh, VF
200.00
451  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, balanced margins imperforated exemplar, numeral "1" watermark, removed pen-cross cancellation, appears unused, F/VF looking stamp
150.00
452 (*)   2
1858, 10k brown and blue, perforation 14 1/2, watermark numeral "1", printed on thick paper, intact perforation and brilliant colors, unused, no gum, VF and scarce, C.v. $18,000 for a stamp with original gum
1500.00
453  2
1858, 10k brown and blue, perforation 14 1/2, watermark numeral "1", two used stamps, cancelled at St. Petersburg and Odessa, the last one on a piece and it has a dot in front of "10" at the oval inscription, fresh, VF
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100.00
454    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, slight soiling on tips of stamp perforation, mostly VF
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200.00
455  3
1858, 20k blue and orange, perforation 14 1/2, watermark numeral "2", date stamp cancellation, intact perforation, mostly VF, C.v. $1,750
500.00
456  4
1858, 30k carmine and green, perforation 14 1/2, watermark numeral "3", a part of black pre-philatelic cancellation "Iz Rylíska. Otpravleno", nice exemplar, VF, C.v. $3,000
1000.00
457  4
1858, 30k carmine and green, perforation 14 1/2, watermark numeral "3", very well centered exemplar, a part of Berdyansk date stamp of 1867, VF
1000.00
458 */(*)   5-7
1864, 1k-5k, complete set of three, perforation 12 1/2, 1k with full OG, 3k and 5k are unused, VF appearance
200.00
459  7
1864, 5k black and lilac, perforation 12 1/2, fresh colors and nice centering, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF
400.00
460 **   19-25
1866-70, 1k-30k, complete set of six, printed on horizontally laid paper, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
461 **   24
1866, 20k blue and orange, printed on horizontally laid paper, bottom sheet margin block of four, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF
1000.00
462 **   25
1866, 30k rose and green, printed on horizontally laid paper, top sheet margin block of four, flawless quality, full OG, NH, VF
750.00
463  19c-25a, 26a-28a
1870-79, 1k-30k and 2k-8k, two complete sets, printed on vertically laid paper, the total is nine postally used stamps, fresh, mostly VF, C.v. $755
200.00
464    19/24

Postal History Exhibition Lot

1870-75, four pages from a Collection, contains five registered envelopes or entire wrappers, nicely franked by stamps on horizontally laid paper, profusely inscribed, fresh and VF
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2, 3, 4
500.00
465 **   26-30
1875-79, 2k-20k, complete set of five, printed on horizontally laid paper, fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
466  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
100.00
467    26
1880, 2k black and red, a single and vertical pair, used together with 1k black and yellow on entire direct mailing piece addressed to St. Vladimir State University in Kiev, postmarked on arrival, light fold away from the stamps, VF and an interesting advertising item
100.00
468 **   27, var
1879, 7k gray and rose, printed on horizontally laid paper, vertical gutter block of four, bottom right stamp with a spot in left posthorn (re-engraved plate) variety, full OG, NH, VF
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200.00
469  27
1879, perforated trial color proof of 7k in light blue and carmine rose, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, LH, VF
200.00
470 (*)   28a
1875, 8k gray and rose, printed on vertically laid paper, tiny thin at the top, still a collectible condition of this scarce stamp, unused, no gum, F/VF appearance
250.00
471 **/*   29
1875, 10k brown and blue, printed on horizontally laid paper, top right corner margin block of four, full OG, NH or previously hinged (top right stamp), VF
400.00
472 **   30
1875, 20k blue and orange, printed on horizontally laid paper, bottom right corner margin block of four, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF
600.00
473  39-40
1884, 3.50r black and gray and 7r black and yellow, complete set of two, printed on vertically laid paper, nicely centered, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF, expertized by Z. Mikulski and J. Stolow, C.v. $2,100
1000.00
474  39-40
1890's, Fournier forgeries of 3.50r and 7r, two imperforated three side margin horizontal strips of three, each stamp handstamped "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
475 **   41
1889, 4k carmine rose, printed on horizontally laid paper, complete sheet of 100 (25x4), control No.4 at the bottom right, slight horizontal fold, very fresh condition with minor usual marginal flaws, full OG, NH (LH on margins only), VF
750.00
476  43
1889, 20k blue and carmine rose, imperforated copy, printed on horizontally laid paper, red "Obrazets" initials, full OG, VLH, VF
150.00
477  43
1889, imperforated plate proof of frame only for 20k in blue, horizontal pair, printed on very thin pasted up paper, facial black ink soiling, no gum as produced, F/VF and scarce
250.00
478  44
1889, two imperforated plate proofs of 50k, first one is complete two-color design in brown violet and green, the other one is center only in green, printed on very thin pasted up security paper, no gum as produced, VF
400.00
479 **/*   46-54
1889-92, 1k-7r, 12th issue, complete set of nine, printed on horizontally laid paper, beautiful unit, full OG, NH or previously hinged (7rub), VF
200.00
480  46
1889, imperforated plate proof of 1k in orange, printed on very thin pasted up paper, no gum as produced, VF
250.00
481  55/70
1902, 1k-7r, 13th definitive issue, complete set of nine, printed on vertically laid paper, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF
100.00
482 **   57
1902, 3k red, printed on vertically laid paper, complete sheet of 100 (25x4), control No.2/K at the bottom right, slightly folded horizontally and vertically, nice condition with some usual marginal flaws, full OG, NH (LH on margins only), VF
750.00
483 **   57C/68
1904, 4k-1r, 14th definitive issue, complete set of six, printed on vertically laid paper, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
484  60 var
1904, 10k dark blue, printed on vertically laid paper, left sheet margin vertical strip of three, strongly misperforated, hinge reinforcement, large part of OG, VF and a spectacular item
100.00
485 **   62
1904, 15k brown violet and blue, printed on vertically laid paper, three side margin block of ten (5x2) with control mark "A 04 A" at the top, minor toning mostly on edges, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
486 **   70
1902, 7r black and yellow, printed on vertically laid paper, complete sheet of 25, control No. A 04 A at the top left, some folds and perf separations, still fresh condition, full OG, NH (LH on margins only), VF
300.00
487  70-72
1902-06, 5r, 7r and 10r, three stamps printed on vertically laid paper, each one with black boxed "Specimen" overprint, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
488 **   71-72
1906, 5r and 10r, complete set of two, printed on vertically laid paper, full OG, NH, mostly VF
300.00
489 **   73-86
1908-17, 1k-70k, two complete "kop" values sets in blocks of four, vertical and horizontal gutters, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF
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100.00
490 **   81 var
1917, 15k brown violet and blue, inverted center design on gum side, top left corner margin block of four with two additional central vignettes at the top margin, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
491 **   90b
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 3k carmine, double impression, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $700 as hinged
400.00
492  90
1913, Alexander III, two proofs of central vignette in carmine and dark carmine for 3k denomination, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, indistinct oval, last one with usual marginal thin, still fresh condition, VF
500.00
493  92b
1913, Nicholas II, 7k brown, imperforated exemplar with double impression, slight crease on the right margin, large part of OG, previously hinged, F/VF
300.00
494 **   104
1913, Nicholas II, 5r dark brown, complete sheet of 50 (10x5), control No.2 on the right margin, pre-printing paper fold, some perf separations, nevertheless post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple
2000.00
495 **   106a var
1915, Romanov Dynasty, money stamp 15k orange brown, imperforated block of four, reversal text offset on the face, in addition text is misplaced on the back, no gum as issued, NH, VF
500.00
496 **   109d
1915, 10r scarlet, yellow and gray, yellow background is inverted, block of four, post office fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $2,000 as hinged singles
1500.00
497 **   114-16
1916, Romanov Dynasty money stamps, 1k-3k, complete set in blocks of six (3x2), no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $364.50++
250.00
498 **/*   119-35
1917, 1k-10r, imperforated complete set of 17 in horizontal pairs, some with sheet margins, full OG, NH (one stamp of 10r is VLH), VF
150.00
499  120/30
1917, eight horizontal imperforated strips of five, each one with a part of black overprint "Obrazets", including 4k, 15k, 20k, 25k, 50k and 70k, which are rare, full OG, NH, VF
2500.00
500 **   135 var
1917, 10r scarlet, yellow and gray, nice margin imperforated exemplar with incomplete oval variety, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
501    

Field Post on Manoeuvres

1900, stationery postcard 3k red, bearing violet boxed marking "Polevaia Pochta na Manevrakh. Glavnaia Polevaia Pochtovaia Kontora", posted at Lappeenranta (Russian Finland)to Krasnoye Selo (St. Petersburg Gub.), postmarked on arrival, VF
300.00
502    

Ship Mail

1881-88, two postal stationery cards, sent locally in Moscow, each one pre-printed with steamship arrival record, first one mentioned s/s "Uno" from Amsterdam to Revel (now Tallinn), the other one -s/s "Sultana" from Hull (United Kingdom) to St. Petersburg, minor flaws, mostly VF
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100.00
503    
1883, stationery envelope 7k gray, addressed to Aachen, tied by circular marking "S Parokhodom iz Kronshtadta", St. Petersburg transit and Aachen arrival ds, mostly VF
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400.00
504    
1905, three Egyptian PPC addressed to England, each one is franked by 4k red, sent by a ship-traveler on Azov and Black Sea within June 10 to 23 from Feodosiya, Mariupol and Port Novorossiysk, VF and interesting group
100.00
505    
1907, cover franked by a pair of 5k claret, tied by clear black oval "Parokhod Obsch. R.V.A.P." date stamp, addressed to New York, delivered by a steamship of the R.V.A.P. Co. to Japan, boxed "Paquebot" marking, Tsuruga transit on reverse, mostly VF
300.00
506    
1908, PPC franked by 3k red, addressed to Moscow, posted in the mail on board of a steamship "Blagoveshchensk - Sretensk", tied with oval letter "b" marking, two types of steamship cancellations are alongside, arrival ds, VF
250.00
507    
1910, cover franked by 10k light blue, addressed to Switzerland, posted in the mail on board of a steamship "Blagoveshchensk - Nikolayevsk", tied with oval steamship ds, postmarked on arrival, VF and scarce, S. Sismondo certificate
400.00
508    

Rail Road Travelling Post Offices

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
200.00
509    

St. Petersburg Local Railways Postal History Collection

1872-1915, 42 postal cards or covers and 18 cancelled stamps, representing Tsarskoye Selo, Peterhof, Baltic, Seabord railway markings (some of them are very scarce), neatly arranged and described on pages from a Collection, minor conveyance flaws possible, mostly F/VF, Est. $1,300-$1,500
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19
1000.00
510 */(*)   8/140, B1-8

Beautiful Mint Collection on Illustrated Pages

1858-1917, about 130 mint stamps, mainly in complete issues, highlights included #5-10 (expertly regummed), 31-38 (never hinged or hinged), 39-40 (hinged, 7r with slight corner defect), 55-70 (hinged), 88-104 (all never hinged, except 1r and 3r), B1-4 (never hinged) and many more, minor flaws possible, generally nice unit, F/VF, high C.v., Est. $1,200-$1,500
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
1000.00
511 */U   

Liberty Cap and Abdication Overprints
Exhibition Style Collection

1917, three cancelled singles, 14 blocks of four (two on covers), 7 blocks of eight, 6 blocks of 12, including 14 pieces with inverted overprints, neatly arranged and meticulously described on pages, fresh condition, F/VF or better, Est. $900-$1,200
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
600.00