Lots 505 - 594, Catalogue of Auction #62 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
505    

Pre-Philatelic Mailings

1805(?), entire wrapper from Moscow to Hanover, red "Moscov" straight line cancellation (Dobin #02.0.03a, rating 8), wax seal removed, mostly VF
150.00
506    
1810, entire wrapper from Slobozhanschina (Slobodska Ukraina) to Tambov Gubernia Administration, black "Kharkov" straight line cancellation (Dobin #56.0.01, rating 8), wax seal, VF
150.00
507    
1828, entire letter from Moscow to Paris, red "Moscov" line cancellation and circular date stamp in black (Dobin 02.0.03c and 02.1.09, ratings 8 and 2 respectively), black Memel transit, Paris arrival and all appropriate markings,mostly VF and scarce
200.00
508    
1836, entire letter from Moscow to Tyrol (Austria), red two-line "Moscou. 1838 September 7" date stamp (Dobin #02.3.01, rating 4) and black oval "Brody in Gallizien" marking, VF
100.00
509    
1849, entire wrapper from Ivanovo to Prussia, two-line black Ivanovo date stamp (Dobin #07.2-05, not recorded), red Moscow and black Berlin transits, two "Franco" and arrival markings, mostly VF
250.00
510   Mi SU4E

Postal Stationery items

1848-68, St. Petersburg City Post stationery envelope 5k+1k blue, size 113x73mm, indicia at the bottom left corner, very fresh, unused, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate
150.00
511   Mi U1
1848, stationery envelope 10k+1k black, size 137x107mm, sent in 1850, addressed to Kamenetz (Podolia Gub.), pen cross cancellation, postmarked on arrival, VF
500.00
512   Mi U8a, b
1855-61, two stationery envelopes 20k+1k, indicia in blue or ultramarine respectively, size 142x115mm, unused, VF
200.00
513   Mi U8a var
1855, stationery envelope 20k+1k blue, size 142x115 mm, inverted watermark variety, unused, insignificant toning, still VF and scarce
500.00
514   Mi U16C
1873, stationery envelope 10k brown, indicia at the top right, size 145x81mm, sent from Warsaw to Austria, uprated by 1k and 3k on horizontally laid paper, all appropriate transit and arrival markings, VF
150.00
515    

Imperial Stationery Collections

Enormous Collection in Two Three-Ring Binders

1873-1913, 281 pieces, each one arranged on individual page with detailed hand-written description, most are postally used, including 115 envelopes, 109 postcards, 25 letter-cards and 32 wrappers, some better items and scarce destinations, minor flaws noted, generally fresh condition, F/VF, Mi C.v. is over ?8,000, Est. $2,000-$2,200
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1500.00
516  1

Imperial Postage Stamps and Postal History

1857, 10k brown and blue, imperforated balanced margins exemplar, watermark numeral "1", very light pen-cross cancellation, nice and choice, appears unused, VF
200.00
517  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, imperforated single, watermark numeral "1", pen cross cancellation, repaired on the left, VF appearance
100.00
518  1 var
1857, 10k brown and blue, well-margined imperforated stamp, watermark numeral "1", overinked frame at the bottom left corner variety, pen crossed, VF and scarce
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250.00
519  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, appropriate margins imperforated exemplar, watermark numeral "1", cancelled on a piece by Mitava pre-philatelic device, fresh, VF
250.00
520  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, nice margins imperforated stamp, cancelled on a piece, watermark numeral "1", fresh colors, VF
200.00
521    2
1858, 10k brown and blue, perforation 14 1/2, used on entire wrapper from Berdyansk to Odessa, blue oval merchant seal, Berdyansk pre-philatelic entry marking is on reverse, slight soiling on tips of stamp perforation, mostly VF
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200.00
522  4
1858, 30k carmine and green, perforation 14 1/2x15, numeral watermark "3", printed on thick paper, brilliant colors and intact perforation, completely flawless exemplar, full OG, previously hinged, VF and rare in such quality, Z. Mikulski and H. Hunziker certificates, C.v. $12,500
7500.00
523  4
1858, 30k carmine and green, perforation 14 1/2x15, watermark numeral "3", a part of black circular pre-philatelic cancellation "Iz Ryl?ska. Otpravleno", nice stamp in every respect, VF and scarce marking, C.v. $3,000
1000.00
524  4
1858, 30k carmine and green, perforation 14 1/2x15, watermark numeral "3", very well centered exemplar, a part of Berdyansk date stamp of 1867, VF
1000.00
525  5, 8
1858-64, 1k black and yellow, 10k brown and blue, two stamps with perforation 12 1/2, full or large part of OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $950
150.00
526  6
1864, 3k black and green, perforation 12 1/2, nice quality, large part of OG, VF, C.v. $475
300.00
527 (*)   8-9
1858, 10k brown and blue, 20k blue and orange, two stamps with perforation 12 1/2, perfect centering and intact perforation, stamp of 20k has tiny thin, otherwise fresh, unused, no gum, VF appearance, both expertized by C. Ebnet
100.00
528  9
1858, 20k blue and orange, perforation 12, beautiful exemplar in every respect, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $1,000
400.00
529  10
1858, 30k carmine and green, perforation 12, fresh colors and intact perforation, traces of OG, VF appearance, C.v. $1,000
200.00
530 **/*   11
1863, City Post, 5k black and blue, block of four, full OG, NH or LH (top stamps), VF, C.v. $100 as hinged singles
100.00
531  14
1865, 5k black and lilac, perforation 14 1/2x15, printed on thick paper without watermark, flawless stamp, large part of OG, VF, C.v. $275
150.00
532 **/*   19-25
1866, 1k-30k, complete set of six, printed on horizontally laid paper, perfect quality, full OG, NH (stamp of 10k is LH), VF
200.00
533  19-25
1866, 1k-30k, complete set of six, printed on horizontally laid paper, nice condition, full OG, LH (stamp of 3k is NH), VF, C.v. $287
150.00
534  19
1866, 1k black and yellow, printed on horizontally laid paper, pane of 25, perforation reinforcement, fresh, full OG, VF
150.00
535 **   20
1866, 3k black and green, printed on horizontally laid paper, block of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
536  20d
1870, 3k black and green, printed on horizontally laid paper, "V" error of background, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $1,000
500.00
537  22 var
1866, 5k black and lilac, printed on horizontally laid paper, deformed left ornament inside black oval variety, full OG, previously hinged, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison
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100.00
538 **   24, var
1866, 20k blue and orange, printed on horizontally laid paper, top margin block of four, bottom right stamp has "kog" variety, full OG, NH, VF
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1000.00
539    24a
1872, 20k blue and orange, printed on vertically laid paper, used on entire wrapper from Odessa to Genoa, usual fold, postmarked on arrival, VF
100.00
540 **   25
1866, 30k rose and green, printed on horizontally laid paper, top sheet margin block of four, flawless quality, full OG, NH, VF
750.00
541    19, 20d, 23
1871, three stamps on horizontally laid paper, including 3k with "V" error of background, used on small size cover from Sokolka (then Grodno Gub., now - Poland) to Heidelberg via Byalostok and Warsaw, transit and arrival markings, insignificant ageing, mostly F/VF
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100.00
542 **   26-30 var
1875-79, 2k-20k, complete set of five, printed on horizontally laid paper, stamp of 2k with broken "2" at the top right value tablet variety, 10k has streaky gum as often, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
543 **/*   27
1879, 7k gray and rose, printed on horizontally laid paper, pane of 25, some perforation reinforcement, full OG, NH (ten stamps) or LH, VF
200.00
544 **   29
1875, 10k brown and blue, printed on horizontally laid paper, block of four, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
545    27, 28
1878-82, two covers franked by 8k and 7k respectively, first one send from Sidorovichy (Mogilev Gub.) to St. Petersburg and tied by two-line pre-philatelic cancellation, the other one from Odessa to Marseille,both with all appropriate markings, fresh and VF
100.00
546    20, 28, 30
1876, 3k, 8k and 20k, printed on horizontally laid paper, used on registered cover from Tambov to Moscow, sealed with wax, postmarked on arrival, VF
100.00
547 **/*   31-38
1883-88, 1k-70k, complete set of eight, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, NH or LH (2k), VF
200.00
548  31-38, 31c, 32a
1883-88, 1k-70k, complete set of eight, in addition 1k yellow and 2k yellow green, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, VLH or previously hinged (70k), VF, C.v. $237
150.00
549 **/*   31, 34, 35
1883-88, 1k, 5k and 7k, four blocks of four, including two of 5k with different shades, full OG, NH or LH/hinged, VF
100.00
550  39-40
1884, 3.50r black and gray and 7r black and yellow, complete set of two, printed on vertically laid paper, a gorgeous unit, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $2,100
1000.00
551  41-45
1889, 4k-1r, complete set of five, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, LH or previously hinged (10k), VF
100.00
552  43
1889, 20k blue and carmine rose, imperforated copy, printed on horizontally laid paper, red "Obrazets" initials, full OG, VLH, VF
100.00
553 **   45
1889, 1r dark brown, pale brown and orange, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
554  46-54
1889-92, 1k-7r, complete set of nine, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $285
150.00
555 **/*   46-52
1889-92, 1k-35k, set of seven values in blocks of four, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, NH or LH/hinged, mostly VF
250.00
556 **/*   46-52, var
1889-92, 1k-35k, 18 blocks of four, printed on horizontally laid paper, including shade varieties, full OG, some NH, but mainly LH/hinged, F/VF
300.00
557 **/*   53
1889-92, 3.50r black and gray, printed on horizontally laid paper, complete sheet of 25, some perforation reinforcement, full OG, mainly NH, VF
250.00
558    43, 46, 48
1891, five stamps on horizontally laid paper, used on registered pre-printed cover from Representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Odessa to Chernovtsy (then Austro-Hungarian Empire), postmarked on arrival, complete Ministry wax seal on the back, filing fold did not detract, mostly VF
100.00
559  55-70
1902-05, 1k-7r, complete set of 17, printed on vertically laid paper, full OG, mostly LH (2k, 70k and 7r are NH), VF
250.00
560  57a
1902, 3k carmine, printed on vertically laid paper, background is omitted, beautiful stamp, full OG, VLH, VF, C.v. $350
250.00
561  59 var
1902, 7k blue, printed on vertically laid paper, strong background shift, full OG, previously hinged, VF
75.00
562  60
1904, 10k dark blue, printed on vertically laid paper, mirrored background is shown on gum side variety, full OG, previously hinged, VF
100.00
563 **/*   69-70
1902, 3.50r and 7r, printed on vertically laid paper, two high values in blocks of four, full OG, NH or LH (top stamps), VF
100.00
564 **   71-72
1906, 5r and 10r, complete set of two, printed on vertically laid paper, flawless condition, full OG, NH, VF, stamp of 5r with Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
300.00
565  71
1906, 5r blue, green and pale blue, printed on vertically laid paper, block of four, full OG, previously hinged, VF
100.00
566  71 var
1906, 5r blue, green and pale blue, printed on vertically laid paper, bottom sheet margin exemplar, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, previously hinged, VF and rare
500.00
567 **   71a
1906, 5r blue, green and pale blue, printed on vertically laid paper, perforation 11 1/2, partial margins at the top and on the left, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
568  71a
1906, 5r blue, green and pale blue, perforation 11 1/2, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $500
150.00
569 **   71a
1906, 5r blue, green and pale blue, printed on vertically laid paper, perforation 11 1/2, bottom left corner margin block of four, unfolded and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF and rare multiple
2000.00
570 **   73-86
1908-17, 1k-70k, two complete "kop" values sets in blocks of four, vertical and horizontal gutters, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF
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100.00
571 **   74 var
1912-17, 2k green, complete pane of 25, several pre-printing paper folds and varnish lines on both sides, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
572 **/*   82b/126a
1912-17, 20k, 70k and 1r, double impression of center, 20k, 50k and imperforated 20k, all have omitted background, full OG, NH or previously hinged (3), VF
200.00
573 **/*   84 var, 85b
1912-17, 35k and 50k, block of four and horizontal pair without background respectively, both items have strongly misplaced centers, full OG, NH or previously hinged, VF
100.00
574  88-104
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 1k-5r, complete set of 17, full OG, LH or previously hinged, mostly VF, C.v. $152
100.00
575 **   88/98
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 1k-35k, seven different blocks of four, slightly toned gum on two or three stamps, nevertheless fresh, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
576 **   88 var
1913, Peter I, 1k orange, block of six (3x2), top stamps have blind vertical perforation, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
577 **   106a var
1915, Romanov Dynasty, money stamp 15k orange brown, imperforated block of four, reversal text offset on the face, in addition text is misplaced on the back, no gum as issued, NH, VF
500.00
578  107a
1915, Romanov Dynasty, money stamp 20k olive green, imperforated exemplar, no gum as produced, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison
100.00
579  110a
1916, Romanov Dynasty, inverted black surcharge 10(k) on 7k brown, fresh condition, full OG, previously hinged, VF
100.00
580 **   112-13, 114-16
1916-17, Romanov Dynasty, money stamps, complete set of five, including two surcharged values, no gum as issued, NH, VF
50.00
581 **   117-35
1917, 1k-10r, imperforated complete set of 17, some with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
582  120/30
1917, eight horizontal imperforated strips of five, each one with a part of black overprint "Obrazets", including 4k, 15k, 20k, 25k, 50k and 70k, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare assemblage
2500.00
583 **   87j
1917, 1r dark brown, pale brown and orange, center is inverted, imperforated complete sheet of 50 (10x5), horizontal varnish lines, control No.6 at the bottom left, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
584  87h
1917, two imperforated proofs of 1r in dark brown, green and orange, one of which with inverted background, horizontal varnish lines, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
585 **   140 imp var
1917, black surcharge "2"(k) on money stamp 2k green, vertical imperforated pair, top stamp without the surcharge, in addition reversal text is strongly misplaced, no gum as issued, NH, VF and scarce
750.00
586    

Military Mailings

Russo-Turkish War of 1877-78

1878, entire free-frank wrapper, addressed to Field Commissariat of Front-Line Forces, FPO date stamp is on reverse, wax seal, VF
200.00
587    

Field Post on Manoeuvres

1900, stationery postcard 3k red, bearing violet boxed marking "Polevaia Pochta na Manevrakh. Glavnaia Pochtovaia Kontora", posted at Lappeenranta (Russian Finland)to Krasnoye Selo (St. Petersburg Gub.), postmarked on arrival, VF
300.00
588    

Royal Telegram

1900, official telegraph form with pre-printed address reads: "His Highness Heir and Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich", who was younger brother of Emperor Nicholas II; red Imperial Coat of Armson reverse, fold and tear, fine and collectible quality item
100.00
589    50

Advertising Postal History items

1901, cover with pre-printed bilingual advertisement of the Hotel "Dresden", sent from Moscow to St. Petersburg, franked by 7k blue on horizontally laid paper, postmarked on arrival, mostly VF
100.00
590    90
1913, postcard with pre-printed advertisement of Travel Agency "Finlandia", sent from St. Petersburg to Roykka (Russian Finland), franked by Romanov Dynasty 3k carmine, tied by TPO "St. Petersburg - Helsingfors" ds, arrival marking, VF
100.00
591    
1914, cover with pre-printed advertisement of Moscow Public and Rumyantsev Museums, sent free-frank from Moscow to Petrograd, official museums' seal on reverse, filing holes, otherwise VF
150.00
592    74
1915, cover with pre-printed advertisement of Fashion Magazine and Patterns of O. Soubbert & Co., sent as private correspondence from Moscow to Petrograd, franked by five stamps of 2k green on reverse, postmarked on arrival, VF
100.00
593    50

Rail Road and TPO Markings

1898, cover addressed to Nizni Tagil Metallurgical Works, posted at TPO "Veretia - Chusovaya" of Lun'yevskaya Line (Gornozavodskaya Rail Road), franked on reverse by 7k blue, postmarkedon arrival, mostly VF and scarce
250.00
594    73, 75
1912, letter-card addressed to Libava, delivered by Libavo-Gazenpot Narrow-Gauge Line, franked with three adhesives on reverse, postmarked on arrival, VF
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100.00