Lots 611 - 658, Catalogue of Auction #63 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
611    2
1858, 10k brown and blue, perforation 14 1/2, used on cover from St. Petersburg to Moscow in 1865, two different types of St. Petersburg marking, arrival ds on reverse, VF, ex-Maslowski
200.00
612 **   19-25
1866, 1k-30k, complete set of six, printed on horizontally laid paper, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
613    22
1872, 5k black and lilac, printed on horizontally laid paper, used on stationery postcard form, sent from Sevastopol to Odessa, arrival ds reads "Odessa. 22 February. Morning", VF and scarce
100.00
614  22
1866, trial color proof of 5k in lilac, printed on horizontally laid paper, nice stamp in every respect, full OG, LH, VF
200.00
615    19, 20, 23
1969, three stamps on horizontally laid paper, representing 14k postal charge, used on entire wrapper from Riga to Hanover, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF
100.00
616    20, 22
1883, registered cover from St. Petersburg to Riga, nicely franked with four stamps (3k x3 and 5k) on horizontally laid paper, postmarked on arrival, VF
75.00
617 (*)   26a
1875, 2k black and red, printed on vertically laid paper, rounded bottom left corner, fresh colors, unused, no gum, fine and a collectable exemplar of this rare stamp, C.v. $7,500
500.00
618 **   27
1879, 7k gray and rose, printed on horizontally laid paper, block of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
619 **   39-40
1884, 3.50r black and gray, 7r black and yellow, complete set of two in three side margin horizontal strips of five (from top part of sheets), printed on vertically laid paper, completely flawless and post office fresh, no folds or separations, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare multiples
20000.00
620  41-45, var
1889, 4k-1r, complete set of five, in addition stamp of 1r with wide "1" variety, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF
100.00
621  46-54
1889-92, 1k-7r, complete set of nine, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, previously hinged, mostly VF, C.v. $285
150.00
622    
1891, stationery postcard 4k red, sent from French Exhibition in Moscow to Lier (Belgium), blue exhibition special cancellation, postmarked on arrival, VF and rare
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500.00
623 **   55/70
1902, 1k-7r, 12th issue, complete set of nine, printed on vertically laid paper, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
624 */(*)   59-60 var
1902, 7k and 10k, two stamps with varieties, first one has shifted background, the other one with shifted foreground, full OG (10k) or unused with traces of OG
100.00
625  67
1905, postal forgery of 70k brown and orange, printed on horizontally laid paper, perforation 13 1/2, genuine postal cancellation "Lodz. 31.03.05", fresh, VF and scarce, Mi #54F
400.00
626  79a
1909, 10k light blue, stamp from an early printing, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $500
100.00
627  79
1908, two perforated plate proofs of 10k in light blue and blue, both have changed design of the center oval and curls of the top ribbon, left sheet margin exemplars, printed on wove paper without gum, very fresh, VF and rare
1500.00
628 **   81 var
1917, 15k brown violet and blue, inverted center design on gum side, bottom left corner margin block of six (2x3), full OG, NH, VF
250.00
629 **   81 var
1912-17, 15k lilac brown and blue, double impression, one of which is mirrored and inverted, top sheet margin vertical pair, lightly folded between stamps, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
630  81c
1912-17, 15k brown lilac, albino impression of the center (blue color omitted), large part of OG, VF
200.00
631 **   82, 126 var
1912-17, 20k blue and carmine, perforated and imperforated singles, each one with background printed on gum side variety, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
632 **   88-104
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 1k-5r, complete set of 17, 4k and 5r with sheet margins, beautiful set in every respect, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
633 **   88-104
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 1k-5r, complete set of 17, slight perforation toning on 1r value, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $650
250.00
634 **   89 var
1913, Alexander II, 2k green, bottom left corner margin block of four, partly missing design (printed on reverse) of two bottom stamps due to foldover, full OG, NH, VF and really scarce item
300.00
635  93
1913, Nicholas II, two proofs of central vignette in dark blue for 10k denomination, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, approximate size 48x68mm, different stages of completion, no gum as produced, VF
750.00
636  96 var
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 20k olive green, misperforated vertically exemplar, full OG, very light trace of hinge, VF
75.00
637  96
1913, Alexander I, proof of central vignette in olive green for 20k denomination, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, size 50x78mm, unfinished design (unclear oval), no gum as produced, VF
400.00
638  98
1913, Romanov Dynasty, proof of frame for 35k denomination in red lilac, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, size 40x48mm, no gum as produced, VF
500.00
639 **   108a-09b
1915, 5r and 10r, complete set in top left corner margin blocks of four, control marking "V" on margins, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
640  108c
1917, 5r dark blue, green and pale blue, double center variety, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF centering
100.00
641 **   109d
1915, 10r scarlet, yellow and gray, yellow background is inverted, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $500 as hinged
300.00
642 **   112-16
1916-17, Romanov Dynasty, money stamps, complete set of five, including both surcharge values, no gum as produced, NH, VF
50.00
643 **   114-16
1916, Romanov Dynasty money stamps, 1k-3k, complete set in left sheet margin blocks of four, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $243++
150.00
644 **   115
1916, Alexander II, money stamp 2k green, complete sheet with intact margins of 100 stamps, folded once along horizontal perforation, very fresh, no gum as issued, VF, C.v. $3,500 as singles
1000.00
645 **   119-35
1917, 1k-10r, imperforated complete set of 17, many with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
646    121 var
1917, Provisional rouletted perforation on 3k red, used on PPC from Zmievka (Oriol Gub.) to Kharkov, machine arrival ds, VF and scarce
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200.00
647 **/*   127/31
1917, 25k-3.50r, five imperforated blocks of four with printing varieties, shifted center, shifted background or foreground and etc., full/large part of OG, NH or hinged, VF
100.00
648  135 var
1917, 10r scarlet, yellow and gray, imperforated single with background strongly shifted to the bottom left, full OG, previously hinged, VF
75.00
649    

Advertising Postal History items

1897, stationery postcard 4k red, bearing agricultural machinery advertising on reverse, sent from TPO No.136 to Basel, all appropriate markings, VF
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100.00
650    
1900-04, specially produced for Nizhni Yarmarka advertising black-and-white postcard, issued by Julius H. Zimmermann, manufacturer of musical instruments, showing view of Volga river and bearing detailed advertisement on reverse, VF and rare
150.00
651    
1904, pre-printed envelope, bearing advertising of the Hermann Ekert Firm, which was making metal wreaths, sent by registered mail from Moscow to Koln, franked by 10k dark blue in block of five, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, mostly VF
150.00
652    
1905, entire wrapper with pre-printed advertising of Notions Store of I. V. Migunov named "American Goods", sent from Tula to Votkinsky Zavod in Viatka Gub., franked by 2k green (defected), postmarked on arrival, minor conveyance flaws, still F/VF
100.00
653    
1908, pre-printed direct mailing piece of Fashion Magazine by O. B. Einhorn from Bialystok (then Russian Poland), addressed to Leipzig, franked with a pair of 1k orange, containing multiple advertisement inside and on reverse, VF
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150.00
654    
1912, pre-printed envelope, bearing citation of the composer Richard Wagner regarding "unnatural meat food" on the front and his portrait on reverse, mentioned that Mr. Wagner had been a vegetarian during his last years of life, sent from Moscow to Tula Gub., postmarked on arrival, VF and scarce
150.00
655    
1913, direct mailing piece on stationery postcard form, bearing advertisement of Milling Company for Drugstores by Y. N. Volpiansky, sent in Moscow, franked by Romanov Dynasty of 1k orange, VF
100.00
656    

Provisional Registered Correspondences

These items are bearing locally produced printed or typewritten registered labels, which were used in 1899 only, unified labels were brought to circulation in the beginning of 1900

1899, registered cover from St. Petersburg to Bavaria, franked on reverse by vertical pair of 10k blue, four-line telegraph registered label is on front, additionally tied by blue boxed ''R'' marking, arrival ds, VF
150.00
657    
1899, registered cover from Odessa to France, franked by eight values, three-line registered label, arrival ds and all appropriate markings, VF
200.00
658    
1899, three stationery envelopes 7k blue, appropriately uprated and sent by registered mail from Bolhov (Oriol Gub.), Debaltsevo (Yekaterinoslav Gub.) and Konstantinograd (Poltava Gub.), each one bearing provisional registered label, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF
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500.00