Lots 953 - 1041, Catalogue of Auction #60 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
953  1, 3

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

1869-74, 10k light blue and 10k dark blue, two stamps, large part of OG, VF
100.00
954  8-12
1883, Coat of Arms, 10k, complete set of five, full/large part of OG, previously hinged, VF
100.00
955  1/11

Ananiev

1875-96, 5k, five different stamps and one official postal seal, fresh condition, full/part of OG, VF
100.00
956  3/39

Ardatov
Small Group

1880-1911, 13 mint stamps arranged on a stock card, No.5 has small thin, otherwise full/large part of OG, VF
150.00
957  Schmidt #14

Atkarsk

1882, 3k blue and red, type 2, nice quality, full OG, LH, VF, Chuchin #8 footnote, rank "R"
250.00
958  10
1883, 3k blue and bright red, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF and rare, Schmidt #17, rank "RR" by Chuchin and Schmidt Cat.
1500.00
959    

Belebey

1901, 2k blue, tied on cover from zemstvo to St. Petersburg, cancelled by violet oval ds and paid for local delivery, upon arrival to Belebey uprated by Imperial 7k blue, postmarked on arrival, slightly jammed paper, still F/VF
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200.00
960    30, 31, 33

Bielozersk

1887, three local zemstvo covers, franked by different stamps on reverse, each one is bearing two-line "Belozerskaia Sel'skaia Pochta" violet cancellation, minor conveyance flaws, still F/VF
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400.00
961  4

Bobrov

1879, 3k black, printed on green paper, tiny thin at the top margin from hinge removal, otherwise full OG, VF
150.00
962  5b
1879, 3k black, printed on green paper, manuscript cancellation, imperceptible thin, fresh collectible condition, VF appearance of rare stamp, which is not recorded in used condition, Schmidt #7, rank "R" by both Cat.
2000.00
963  5c
1879, 3k black, printed on green paper, "Vobrovskaia" variety at the top inscription, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce, Schmidt #9, rank "R", a forged stamp is added for comparison
1500.00
964 */(*)   2-10

Bogorodsk
Early issues Fragment from a Collection

1871-73, 30 mint stamps, including horizontal strip of three and block of eight on two exhibition style pages, No.2 with small thin, still fresh condition, full/part of OG or unused no gum, VF, C.v. $1,015
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400.00
965 */U   11/22

Nice Part of a Collection

1876-83, 25 mostly mint (4 - used) stamps, including horizontal strip of six, neatly placed on three pages from a Collection, appropriate quality, full/large part of OG or used, mostly VF, C.v. $745
Click here to see Part 2, Click here to see Part 3
350.00
966  35, 150
1884-96, 5k rose and 4k orange, two stamps cancelled on pieces, fresh, VF
100.00
967    35
1885, stationery card 3k red, posted in Warsaw Gub. and addressed to Bogorodsk zemstvo, upon arrival to Bogorodsk uprated with 5k rose, all appropriate markings, some soiling, still fine
150.00
968    56
1892, stationery card 3k red, sent from Moscow to Bogorodsk zemstvo, upon delivery by Imperial post uprated with 5k carmine rose, properly stamped, some conveyance flaws, still F/VF
150.00
969    74, 86
1892-94, two items - local postcard, franked by 5k red and stationery reply card 3k+3k red from Moscow to Bogorodsk zemstvo, uprated by 4k red, all appropriate markings, F/VF
200.00
970    86
1894, cover from Moscow to Bogorodsk zemstvo, franked on reverse by Imperial 7k blue, upon arrival to Bogorodsk uprated with 4k red, paid for rural delivery, properly stamped, mostly VF
200.00
971    126
1895, stationery postcard 3k red, posted on a mail car and addressed to Bogorodsk zemstvo, uprated by 3k rose upon delivery by Imperial Post, small soiling and paper adhesions, still F/VF
150.00
972    150
1896, cover from St. Athon to Bogorodsk zemstvo via Odessa, franked by Russian Levant 10k green and red, upon delivery by Imperial Post uprated with 4k orange, paid for local postage, all appropriate transit and arrival markings, light vertical fold away from the stamps, mostly VF
500.00
973  2

Boguchary

1871-72, black handstamp 5k on thin laid paper, fresh and choice exemplar, no gum as issued, VF
300.00
974 **/*   3/19

Bugulma
Nice Selection

1882-1911, 35 mint stamps, including horizontal strip of four, two blocks of four and block of eight, fresh quality material, full OG, NH or LH/hinged, mostly VF, C.v. $405++
200.00
975  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
1200.00
976  8

Chern

1871-73, 3k black, printed on wide quadrille paper, perfect quality, large part of OG, VF, Schmidt #10, ex-Faberge
150.00
977  9-10
1871-73, 3k blue and 3k black, complete set of two, printed on quadrille paper, no gum as issued, VF
200.00
978 */(*)   1/15

Dankov
Clean Assortment

1873-1907, 13 mint stamps, including No.5 with double horizontal perforation, fresh condition, full/large part of OG or unused, no gum (2), mostly VF
120.00
979 */(*)   2-4

Dukhovtschina

1874, 3k and two stamps of 6k, fresh condition, full OG (No.2 and 3) or unused, no gum, mostly VF
250.00
980  7
1879, 3k black, printed on blue paper, type 2, full OG, previously hinged, VF
200.00
981  8
1879, 6k black, printed on lilac paper, type 1, full OG, previously hinged, VF
200.00
982 */U   2/41

Gadiach
Beautiful Group

1884-1900, 31 mostly mint (two - used) stamps, arranged on two stockcards by Cat. order, mainly fresh quality, we mention two stamps with small thins, full/large part of OG, VF, C.v. $935
500.00
983    21
1891, 3k lilac and red, top sheet margin copy, used on local cover addressed to Gadiach district court, wax seal partially removed, mostly VF
150.00
984  1/13

Gdov
Collective Lot

1874-1912, nine mint stamps on a stockcard, No.5 has small thin and No.13 slight perforation toning, otherwise fresh condition, full/large part of OG, F/VF
75.00
985 */U   2/12

Glazov
Small Selection

1875-1913, eight mint and one used stamps, arranged on a stockcard, fresh condition, one stamp is unused, no gum, all others - full/large part of OG, mostly VF
120.00
986    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
250.00
987    12
1902, money order for 2rub from Irbit zemstvo to St. Petersburg, franked by 2k blue on green paper, red crayon cancellation, Imperial 5k and 10k applied in Irbit, properly cancelled, usual archival fold and holes, still VF, ex-Faberge
300.00
988    16

Kadnikov

1907, 3k brownish orange, used on reverse of cover from zemstvo to Warsaw, cancelled by violet oval ds, upon arrival to Kadnikov uprated with Imperial 7k blue, several transit and arrival markings, mostly VF
150.00
989    17
1910, zemstvo stationery official envelope used by a private person and addressed to Kadnikov zemstvo administration, franked by 3k dark orange on reverse, tied by violet oval zemstvo ds, VF
150.00
990    19
1912, 3k carmine rose, used on reverse of local cover, addressed to zemstvo administration, violet oval date stamp, VF
100.00
991    16

Kharkov

1899, cover from Russian PO in Constantinople to zemstvo, franked by 10k green and red, upon arrival to Kharkov uprated with 5k ultra, paid for rural delivery, all appropriate markings, VF
500.00
992  4/11

Kherson
Nice Assortment

1874-1911, eight mint stamps, arranged on a stockcard, No.4 has tiny soiling, clean quality overall, full/large part of OG, VF
100.00
993    28

Kotelnich

1917, cover from Kotelnich zemstvo to Petrograd, franked by 2k light brown, paid for local delivery, uprated by Romanov Dynasty 10k on 7k brown, all appropriate markings, mostly VF
150.00
994 **/*   2/25

Krasny
Beautiful Selection

1891-1912, 15 mint stamps, including block of four, housed on two stockcards, premium quality items, full OG, NH or previously hinged, mostly VF, C.v. $520
250.00
995  1a, 3, 5

Lubny

1881-87, 5k, three stamps, two with sheet margins, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF
100.00
996  5-9, 9a

Malmyzh

1876-97, 2k in various colors, set of five values, in addition 2k in violet, color shade variety, full OG or no gum as issued, VF
60.00
997 (*)   17

Morshansk

1884, 5k red, dark violet and blue, fresh unused copy, no gum, VF and scarce, rank "R"
300.00
998 **   4a var

Nikolsk

1910, Coat of Arms, 4k multicolored, omitted yellow color, imperforated block of four, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
999 **/*   6/25a

Nolinsk
Fresh Grouping

1873-1915, 15 mint stamps, including vertical pair and block of four, arranged on a stockcard, nice condition, full OG, NH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $500
250.00
1000  2

Novgorod

1870, 5k black, printed on red lilac paper, nice margins and fresh quality, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF
150.00
1001  5
1877, 5k black, printed on rose lilac paper, pen cross cancellation, fresh, VF
150.00
1002 (*)   7
1879, 5k black, printed on gray violet paper, fresh quality, unused, no gum, VF appearance, rank "R"
200.00
1003 * P  2/7

Opochka
Small Lot

1878-89, four mint stamps and four imperforated proofs, fresh condition, full OG or no gum as produced, VF
100.00
1004    18

Orgeev

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
1005    2

Osa

1891, bisect of 4k brown on light brown network, used on local cover, addressed to zemstvo administration, wax seal removed, VF
300.00
1006  3
1890, 8k dark blue on light greenish blue network, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
1007  5

Pavlograd

1870(?), Coat of Arms, 5k lilac, round shaped stamp, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce, rank "RR"
1500.00
1008 **/*   8 var

Penza

1910, 1/2k gray violet, sheet margin vertical strip of five, omitted all lines of horizontal perforation between stamps, some reinforcement, full OG, NH or hinged, VF, ex-Faberge
150.00
1009  21

Poltava

1908-09, violet diagonal handstamped surcharge 3(k) on 1k orange, horizontal pair, surcharge on the left stamp is inverted, favor red oval zemstvo cancellation, VF
100.00
1010  24
1908-09, violet placed horizontally handstamped surcharge 3(k) on 15k green, horizontal pair, full OG, LH, VF
75.00
1011  3

Ryazan

1872, 2k gray blue, diamond shaped stamp, large part of original brownish gum with minor traces on the face, F/VF
250.00
1012  9
1875, 2k grayish blue, nice margins all around, small thin spot and natural paper deformation without creasing, otherwise large part of OG, VF appearance
100.00
1013  10
1875, 2k gold, nice margins and condition, part of OG, previously hinged, VF
250.00
1014  14
1877, 2k olive yellow, minor gum crease, full OG, LH, VF appearance of this scarce stamp, rank "R"
400.00
1015 (*)   16
1877, 2k red, well-margined exemplar, fresh, unused, no gum, VF
300.00
1016  5-7, 13

Rzhev
Small Lot of Used stamps

1872-96, six stamps with various manuscript or zemstvo (1) cancellations, two used on pieces, one of which together with Imperial 8k, mostly VF
100.00
1017  2

Sapozhok

1884, 5k black and red, used on reverse part of an envelope together with Imperial 7k blue, VF
75.00
1018  3

Saratov

1874, 5k blue, printed on thin paper, two exemplars, full OG, previously hinged, VF
100.00
1019 (*)   Schmidt #28

Shadrinsk

1890, 3k rose red and blue, tiny natural paper inclusion, unused, no gum, VF appearance, rank "R"
100.00
1020    13

Shatsk

1891, 3k red, horizontal pair, used on registered local cover, addressed to zemstvo uezd administration, part of wax seal on reverse, VF
200.00
1021  Schmidt #8

Starobyelsk

1877, 3k yellow, type 4, a part of black circular zemstvo cancellation, fresh and nice, VF and rare, rank "RRR"
2000.00
1022  2

Tambov

1871, 3k black, pen cross cancellation, fresh condition, VF, ex-Faberge
100.00
1023 */(*)   Schmidt #13, 15

Tikhvin

1878-79, 5k black and blue, two stamps from different issues, first one - unused, no gum, the other one with full OG, mostly VF
100.00
1024    8

Urzhum

1902, 2k brown in horizontal pair, used on registered cover from zemstvo to Viatka, tied by black oval Irmuchashskiy postal station date stamp, upon delivery to Urzhum uprated by Imperial 7k in block of three, arrival and all appropriate markings, repaired punch hole, minor flaws, still F/VF
150.00
1025  2, 3

Ustsysolsk

1873-74, 3k black, two stamps printed on bright red or dark red paper, full OG, previously hinged, VF
100.00
1026  7a
1880, 3k black on red paper, four copies, one of which used on a postal notice, some flaws, still F/VF
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300.00
1027    23
1914, Romanov Dynasty stationery envelope 7k brown, sent from zemstvo to St. Petersburg, franked on reverse by 2k brown, tied by violet boxed Pechorskoye volost administration marking, additional black oval zemstvo ds, postmarked on arrival, mostly VF and scarce
300.00
1028    27
1915, cover addressed to Troitsko-Pechorskoye volost, franked by 3k red and Romanov Dynasty 7k brown, upon arrival to Ustsysolsk uprated by scarce 2k green with perforation 12 1/2, paid for local delivery, tied by black zemstvo ds, F/VF
200.00
1029    27
1916, stationery letter card 10k blue, sent from zemstvo to Kuolemajarvi (Finland), franked by 2k green, perforation 12 1/2, paid for delivery to Ustsysolsk, tied by blue oval zemstvo ds, backstamped, some soiling, still F/VF
200.00
1030  4

Velsk

1888, 3k deep green, perforation 11 1/2, insignificant thin spot, still very nice quality, large part of OG, previously hinged, F/VF and very rare, Schmidt #4, rank "RRR", ex-Herrick, Faberge
2000.00
1031 **/*   1/21

Vessiegonsk
Flawless Lot

1871-1913, 44 mostly mint (one - used) stamps, arranged and identified on two stockcards, including block of four and block of nine, generally perfect quality, full/large part of OG, VF, C.v. $628
200.00
1032    10
1884, 1/2k black, printed on yellow paper, top sheet margin copy, used on newspaper wrapper, cancelled "Ne oplocheno" (Not Paid), VF
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100.00
1033    2

Viatka

1915, 2k blue, cancelled by violet diamond-shaped zemstvo marking on registered cover addressed to Viatka Uezd Administration, Imperial 15k brown violet and blue is alongside, all appropriate markings, VF
100.00
1034 */(*)   1/11

Yegoryevsk
Nice Group

1868-97, eight mint stamps, arranged on a stockcard, including No.4 (slight gum crease), full/large part of OG or unused, no gum (1), mostly VF, C.v. is about $900
300.00
1035 (*)   2

Yekaterinoslav

1872, 5k green, very fresh, unused, no gum, VF
75.00
1036  5/52

Zadonsk
Beautiful Selection

1887-1914, 24 mint stamps, including horizontal tete-beche pair (negligible thin), mainly nice condition, full/large part of OG or unused, no gum (6), F/VF or better, C.v. $464
200.00
1037 */(*)   2a/51a

Zienkov
Collective Lot

1879-1910, 13 mint stamps, arranged on a stockcard, two stamps have shallow thin spots, nice condition overall, full/part of OG or unused, no gum, F/VF
100.00
1038 **/*   51, var
1910, 1k bluish green, block of six (3x2), middle stamp in the top row has misplaced "ch" and "t", bottom right one with Roman "I" variety, full OG, NH or hinged, VF
75.00
1039 **/*   1/16

Zolotonosha
Clean Assortment

1880-1914, 18 mint stamps, including one couche, housed on a stockcard, nice quality, full OG, NH or previously hinged, VF
120.00
1040  

Neat Small Collection

1870-1917, almost 200 mint (just a few used) different stamps, representing issues of 73 districts, arranged by alphabetical order on four stockpages, mainly stamps with retail value up to $20,generally nice quality material, full or large part of OG, occasionally unused, no gum, F/VF, Est. $1,500-$1,800
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2, 3, 4
1000.00
1041    

Beautiful Exhibition Style Collection of Zemstvo Postal Stationery Items

1869-95, 65 unused envelopes and one postcard, representing issues of 11 different districts, including Soroki and Totma with inverted stamp at the bottom left corner and many other valuable pieces throughout, several reprints also mentioned, mainly fresh condition with some folds noted, F/VF or better, Est. $4,000-$4500
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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
3000.00