Lots 938 - 952, Catalogue of Auction #60 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
938    41

Far Eastern Republic
Chita issue

1921, registered cover from Vladivostok to Denmark via London, franked by horizontal pair of 10k blue, transit and arrival ds on reverse, VF
939    41
1922, registered cover from Vladivostok to New York, franked on reverse by 10k blue in two horizontal pairs, postmarked on arrival, VF
940 **  Mi 58

Air Post stamps

1923, red Airplane surcharge 20k over 35(k) on 2k green, flawless condition, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, C.v. ?1,200 as hinged
941 **/*   52-60, 61-63


1920, handstamped upwards overprint "RUB" over Kharkov and Kiev tridents, two complete sets, the total is 12 stamps, full OG, NH (six stamps, including the "key" values) or LH, VF, most is properly expertized, C.v. $1,150
942 **/*   64-71, a
1920, handstamped upwards overprint "RUB" on 1k-20k, perforated complete set of eight, in addition complete set of six with reading down (inverted) overprint, full OG, NH or LH/hinged, F/VF, most is properly expertized, C.v. $619
943  72-76, a
1920, handstamped upwards overprint "RUB" on 1k-15k, imperforated complete set of five, in addition 1k and 5k with downwards (inverted) overprint, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, the "key" values are properly expertized, C.v. $379
944 **   74
1920, handstamped upwards overprint "RUB" on 3k red, three-side margin imperforated block of 20 (4x5), full OG, NH, VF, RPS certificate, C.v. $600++
945  85a-86a, 87a var


1922, handstamped downwards (inverted) surcharges on Saving stamps, complete set of three, including 15,000r on 10k with watermark horizontal "Diamonds", used on a part of an envelope, VF, expertized by Romeko, C.v. $2,205
946   Mi 5 VB, 8 V


1920, parcel card on money order form, sent from Borovskoye to Front-Line Forces, franked on reverse by four stamps overprinted "P", usual archival folds, missing bottom left corner, still F/VF and scarce
947 Mi 1

Nizhni Novgorod

1922, black handstamped surcharge 100,000r on 250r violet, printed on thin paper, provisional imitation of the stamp issued by State Post, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. ?400
948 Mi 1F2

Priamur Government issue

1921, black surcharge (with truncated bottom) 15(k) on 20k blue and carmine, neatly cancelled, VF and scarce, ex-Schneidman, C.v. ?2,500
949 **  Mi 1x


1922, black handstamped diagonal surcharge 7500r on 250r violet, printed on ordinary paper, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. ?500 as hinged
950 **   24a

South Russia
Yekaterinodar issue

1918-20, inverted black surcharge 1r on 3k red, top sheet margin block of four, in addition stamp with strongly misplaced surcharge, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $200 as hinged singles
951 **/*   66-71

Denikin issue

1920's, 1r-50r, rosettes instead of numerals, special issue, imperforated complete set in blocks of four, slight horizontal folds between stamps, full OG, NH or LH, VF
952 */U   

Intact Collection of Civil War Local issues

1918-23, about 300 mostly mint stamps, neatly arranged on album pages, representing Armies of the North, North West and West, highly completed South Russia, issues of Far Eastern Republic, Siberia and more. We mention some dubious Priamur surcharges, but most of the stamps are completely legitimate and some of them are expertized, minor flaws noted, generally nice quality material, full/large part of OG, F/VF, Est. $450-$550
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