Lots 1082 - 1103, Catalogue of Auction #62 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
1082  1a
1863, 6k light blue, printed on thin paper, blue retta cancellation, imperceptible thin at the bottom right corner, still fresh and nice, VF appearance, C.v. $1,350
1083 (*)   2
1865, 10pa brown and blue, nice four-side margin single, fresh and choice stamp, unused with traces of original gum, VF and scarce in mint condition, C.v. $800
1084  2
1865, 10pa brown and blue, enlarged margins exemplar, neat blue date stamp, fresh colors, VF, C.v. $750
1085  2
1865, 10pa brown and blue, horizontal pair cancelled on a piece, nice margins, extremely fresh and choice, large part of Port Chios cancellation, VF and scarce in pair
1086 (*)   3
1865, 2pi blue and red, four nice margins single, fresh condition, unused, no gum, VF and scarce stamp in mint condition, Friedl Expert Committee certificate, C.v. $900
1087    8
1865, Imperial 10k brown and blue, perforation 12 1/2, three stamps (vertical pair and a single), used on entire letter from Constantinople to Simferopol, tied by blue Constantinople ds, another strike of this marking is on reverse, mostly VF and scarce, expertized by R. Calves
1088  17
1865, Imperial 20k blue and orange, perforation 14 1/2x15, printed on paper without watermark, horizontal strip of four cancelled on a piece by blue Constantinople ds, some paper defects, stamps are flawless and VF
1089  4-5, var
1866, 10pa and 2pi, horizontal network, complete set, including two stamps of 10pa of types I and II in distinctly different shades, large part of OG, VF
1090  5
1866, 2pi blue and rose, horizontal network, three stamps with various blue cancellations: Agency of Alexandria, "782" inside diamond-shaped dotted marking (Alexandretta) and Port of Samsun, fresh condition, VF
1091  6, var
1867, 10pa red and pale blue, three mint stamps, including strong shift of blue network and dark color shade variety, traces of OG or no gum as produced, VF
1092    10
1869, cover from Constantinople to Aleppo, franked by 5k blue and dark blue, blue retta cancellation, Port Alexandretta transit on reverse, two-line "Poste Russe. d'Alep" arrival marking, VF and extremely rare, only a few mailings with such Aleppo cancellation recorded, this one is definitely the best quality item
1093  11
1868, imperforated plate proof of 10k in carmine and greenish blue, left sheet margin copy, printed on chalk-surfaced thin card, no gum as issued, VF and a gorgeous piece, expertized by Z. Mikulski
1094  12
1872, 1k brown, printed on horizontally laid paper, blue two-line boxed cancellation "Jaffa P. P." (Jaffa Port Paye), fresh condition, VF and scarce
1095  18a, 19a
1879, small size surcharges in black or blue 7(k) on 10k carmine and green, two stamps printed on vertically laid paper, postally used, minor faults, still collectible condition of these rare stamps, F/VF appearance, C.v. $2,500
1096  19D var
1879, large size black surcharge 7(k) on 10k carmine and green, printed on vertically laid paper, Constantinople cancellation in blue, practically flawless, VF and extremely rare, one of two known recorded exemplars, expertized by Finnish Expert's Committee
1097    22
1883, 7k carmine and gray, printed on horizontally laid paper, cancelled "R.O.P.iT. Burgas" in blue oval (Tchilinghirian fig. 729) on cover to Constantinople, postmarked on arrival, some cover flaws, still F/VF and extremely rare, just a few mailings bearing this cancellation recorded, Z. Mikulski certificate
1098 **/*   23-26 imp
1884, 1k-7k, printed on horizontally laid paper, imperforated complete set of four, bottom right corner margin blocks of four, full OG, NH or hinged (one stamp of each block), VF and rare matched set of multiples, ex-Bade, Faberge
1099  26
1884, 7k blue, a part of violet oval Tireboli cancellation, fresh condition, VF, according to S. Tchilinghirian stamps with this marking are unknown
1100    42
1890, incoming cover with enclosure from Odessa to Chios, franked by Imperial 10k blue on horizontally laid paper, Russian PO in Constantinople transit ds on reverse, black oval "R.O.P.iT. Agenst. Xioca"arrival marking, perfect condition, VF and very rare, this type of Russian PO in Chios handstamp is not recorded in Tchilinghirian
1101    31
1904, cover from Post Office in Jerusalem to Germany, franked by red surcharge 10pa on 2k green (printed matters rate), tied by appropriate violet cancellation, backstamped, VF
1102   Mi K1 var
1903, stationery letter card 10k grayish green and red, double impression of red color on pre-printed stamp, postally used, VF and rare unrecorded variety
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1103    213/17
1914, two registered covers from Russian PO in Constantinople, each one franked by four or five adhesives, including Romanov Dynasty stamps, addressed to Austria or England, all appropriate markings, VF