Lots 1118 - 1151, Catalogue of Auction #62 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
1118  2-3

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

1870-74, (10k) black on brown yellow paper and 10k dark blue, two stamps, the last one has tiny thin at the top margin only, full OG, previously hinged, VF
100.00
1119 */(*)   3/10

Ananiev

1875-96, 5k, five different stamps, No.3 has slight foxing, fresh condition, large part of OG or unused, no gum (1), mostly VF
100.00
1120  13

Ardatov

1893, 3k emerald green, perforation 11 1/2 with small holes, nice quality, part of OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce, Schmidt #15, rank "RRRR" for unused stamp, reportedly only three exemplars are known
1000.00
1121 **   40
1914, 3k dark blue, complete sheet of 25, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1122 */(*)   1, 6

Bobrov

1872-79, 3k black on lilac rose paper and 3k black on bluish paper, first one is unused, no gum, the other one - large part of OG, VF
100.00
1123    35

Bogorodsk

1884, pre-printed cover from Trieste (then Austro-Hungarian Empire) to Bogorodsk zemstvo, franked by 3kr pale green and black, upon arrival to Bogorodsk uprated by imperforated 5k carmine rose, paid for local delivery, all appropriate markings, some cover faults, fine, desirable and scarce item
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500.00
1124    12

Glazov

1909, 2k blue, used on local cover, appropriately cancelled, addressed to zemstvo court, upon arrival free-frank label (defected) was added and it was forwarded to volost administration, several archival folds, F/VF
200.00
1125 **   19

Kadnikov

1916, 3k carmine red, complete sheet of 25, minor perf separation on the right, otherwise full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1126    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
1127  11, c

Kobelaky

1907, 3k carmine and 3k rose, two stamps bearing unrecorded volost cancellations in violet, first one - Mayachskoye, the other one - Brodschanskoye, mostly F/VF
150.00
1128  12-14, var
1907-08, 5k, eight stamps, two in horizontal pairs, different types and color shades, one stamp has insignificant thin, full/large part of OG, VF
150.00
1129 */(*)   3/46

Kolomna
Clean Collection

1874-1914, 33 mint stamps, arranged on a stockpage, mainly nice quality, we mention only No.3 has tiny thin, full/part of OG or unused, F/VF, C.v. $569
250.00
1130 (*)   2

Krapivna

1871, blue handstamp 3k, numbered at the bottom with "3693", very fresh, unused, no gum, VF
75.00
1131  1, 3, 6-7

Pryluky

1879-95, 5k black, four stamps printed on colored paper, large part of OG, VF
100.00
1132  8

Rzhev

1881, 2k indigo and orange red, manuscript cancellation, fresh and flawless exemplar, VF and very scarce, rank "RR"
1500.00
1133  5, 7

Shadrinsk

1874-76, rose or rose lilac handstamp 5k, five different stamps of original printings, in addition five reprints in rose or blue, one reprint has small thin, fresh condition overall, no gum as issued, mostly VF
200.00
1134    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
1135  7

Skopin

1902, 5k brown lilac, fresh condition, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF
150.00
1136  14a-15a
1917, 3k green and 5k brown red, two vertical tete-beche pairs, the last one with gutter between stamps, minor toned specks on gum side, still full OG, previously hinged, F/VF
100.00
1137  16a
1909, 5k carmine rose, couche, slight toned specs on gum side, otherwise full OG, previously hinged, VF
100.00
1138 */U   1-16

Specialized Collection on Exhibition and Stock Pages

1871-1917, 71 mostly mint stamps (11 - used), singles, pairs and blocks, some printing varieties, nice range of cancellations, full/large part of OG, some NH stamps, F/VF and beautiful unit in every respect, C.v. is over $1,000
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400.00
1139 */U   3/16

Balance of a Collection

1888-1917, 24 mint and used (6) stamps, including one horizontal pair and one block of four, neatly arranged on two stockcards, minor flaws possible, generally full/large part of OG or used, F/VF, C.v. $260++
100.00
1140  Schmidt #18

Starobyelsk

1880, 3k bright yellow, type 3, nice quality item, part of OG, VF and scarce, rank "RRR", reportedly only five copies are known
1200.00
1141 */U   1/19

Vessiegonsk
Nice Group

1871-95, 27 mainly mint stamps (one - used), arranged on a stockpage, representing several color shade varieties, one stamp (No.4) has minute thin, otherwise nice unit, full/part of OG or unused, F/VF, C.v. $450
200.00
1142    13
1884, cover from St. Petersburg to zemstvo, franked by Imperial 7k blue, upon arrival to Vessiegonsk uprated by 5k black on lilac paper, paid for rural delivery, all appropriate markings, cover was opened roughly, still VF
150.00
1143 */(*)   2/25

Yelisavetgrad
Nice Selection

1872-85, 16 mint stamps, neatly placed on two stockcards, we mention two stamps with small thins (No.4, 15), otherwise nice quality material, full/part of OG or unused, no gum, F/VF, C.v. $480
200.00
1144 */(*)   1/52

Zadonsk
Small Collection

1878-1914, 30 mostly mint stamps (one - used), housed on two stockcards, generally premium quality stamps, we mention one stamp with tiny thin, full/large part of OG or unused, no gum, F/VF, C.v. $533
250.00
1145  1, 3-4

Zemlyansk

1874-80, 5k and 8k, three stamps, first one has imperceptible thin, nice condition, full OG, previously hinged, VF
250.00
1146  9/57 var

Zienkov
Types and Printing Varieties Selection

1887-1914, 13 different stamps, up to nine types for each value (no duplicates), the total is 44 mostly mint stamps (two with manuscript cancellations), arranged on stockpages, fresh condition, full/part of OG, F/VF, C.v. $550
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250.00
1147 */U   

Large and Valuable Exhibition Style Collection

1866-1916, 882 mainly mint stamps, placed on well-described pages by alphabetical order, some additionally mounted on black backing paper, representing issues from 135 different zemstvo districts, including some valuable items. Minor faults should be expected, however the quality is definitely well above average level for such material, full/part of OG or unused, F/VF, C.v. is well over $16,000, Est. $7,000-$8,000
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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, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71
5000.00
1148 **   

State Design Type Selection

1898-1915, 14 different mint never hinged stamps of ten districts, Ardatov to Zolotonosha, many with sheet margins, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
1149 */(*)   

Nice Group of 17 stamps

1880-1908, Belebey - 2k red and brown in imperforated block of nine (Ch. #12b), horizontal pair without blue color (#15 var); Borisoglebsk - six stamps of embossed 3k in blue (#7), fresh condition, full OG, NH (block) or unused, no gum, VF, C.v. $240++
75.00
1150    

Exhibition Style Collection of Postal Stationery Items

1869-95, 45 unused envelopes, one wrapper and 11 cuts square, representing issues of 11 different districts, many valuable pieces throughout, generally fresh condition with some folds noted, F/VF or better, Est. $2,200-$2,500
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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
1500.00
1151 */U   

Balance of Zemstvo Collection

1866-1915, 262 mint and used stamps, representing issues of 92 different districts, some nice volost cancellations and a few patriotic labels, some mixed condition noted, nevertheless F/VF, C.v. is over $3,500, Est. $950-$1,100
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6
800.00