Lots 134 - 138, Catalogue of Auction #61 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
134    

Imperial Pre-Philatelic Mailings

1844, incoming official entire letter from Tiflis Police to Echmiadzin Armenian Gregorian Synod at Yerevan, two pre-philatelic markings of Tiflis and Yerevan on reverse, wax seal, mostly VF
250.00
135    
1844, entire wrapper from Tiflis to Administration of Caucasian College at Yerevan, straight line "Tiflis genvra 111844" marking in black (not listed in Dobin Cat.), VF
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250.00
136    
1850, entire wrapper from Shusha (Nagorno-Karabakh) to Yerevan Uezd College, black oval postmark "Iz Shushi Otpravleno. 1850 sentia: 5" (Dobin No.61-2-08/1.03), wax seal, VF and scarce, only two such mailings recorded
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400.00
137 **/*   136 var
1920, black surcharge 5r on 5k claret, block of four, two top stamps without the surcharge, full OG, NH (top left stamp has disturbed gum), VF
150.00
138 **   136 var
1920, black surcharge 5r on 5k claret, horizontal pair, right stamp has inverted surcharge, full OG, NH, VF
100.00