Lots 642 - 713, Catalogue of Auction #64 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
642  3
1858, 20k blue and orange, perforation 14 1/2 x15, printed on thin paper, watermark numeral "2", fresh colors and intact perforation, a part of Oriol date stamp, VF, C.v. $1,750
500.00
643  3
1858, perforated trial color proof of 20k in green and blue, printed on paper without watermark, full OG, VLH, VF
750.00
644  9
1858, 20k blue and orange, perforation 12 1/2, fresh colors and intact perforation, full OG, previously hinged, VF, old time expert's hs on reverse, C.v. $1,200
300.00
645  11, var
1863, City Post, 5k black and blue, horizontal pair, left stamp with broken shade on the left of "G" in "Gorod." variety, full OG, previously hinged, VF
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100.00
646  19-25
1866, 1k-30k, complete set of six, printed on horizontally laid paper, full/large part of OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $286.50
150.00
647  22
1866, three trial color proofs of 5k in yellow, lilac and carmine, printed on horizontally laid paper, yellow one with slight vertical gum bend, lilac one has two short teeth of perforation at right, the last one is in perfect quality, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF appearance overall
300.00
648  22
1866, trial color proof of 5k in lilac, printed o horizontally laid paper, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF and scarce never hinged
200.00
649  23 var
1866, 10k brown and blue, printed on horizontally laid paper, "Kalatch" variety at the top left corner, large part of postal cancellation, intact perforation, mostly VF, N. Mandrovski certificate
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750.00
650 **   24
1866, 20k blue and orange, printed on horizontally laid paper, bottom sheet margin block of four, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF
800.00
651 **   25
1866, 30k carmine and green, printed on horizontally laid paper, top sheet margin vertical gutter block of four, minor perf separation between gutter and bottom right stamp, excellent quality item, full OG, NH, VF
800.00
652    20d, 22a, 26
1871, three stamps, printed on horizontally laid paper, including 3k with "V" error of background and 5k in black and gray, used on entire wrapper from Libava to Paris via Memel, all appropriate transit markings, usual foldaway from the stamps, mostly VF
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150.00
653    25a
1872, 30k carmine and green, printed on vertically laid paper, used on registered cover from Yaransk to Viatka together with three other values on horizontally laid paper, all appropriate markings and wax seal, VF
500.00
654    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
655 **   31-38, 32a
1884-88, 1k-70k, complete set in blocks of four, including both blocks of 2k, printed on horizontally laid paper, fresh and nice, full OG, NH (2k bluish green has one stamp and 5k lilac has two stamps LH), VF and scarce set of multiples
2000.00
656 **   38, var
1884-88, 70k brown and orange, two stamps from two issues differ by size of stamps and color shades, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
657  39
1884, 3.50r black and gray, printed on vertically laid paper, fresh colors and intact perforation, large part of OG, previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $1,000
400.00
658  39-40
1890's, 3.50r black and gray, 7r black and yellow, imperforated forgeries Fournier neatly mounted on small pieces, printed on vertically laid paper, top right corner margin exemplars, handstamped "Faux", fresh, VF and nice reference lot
100.00
659  41-45, 46-54
1889-92, 1k-7r, two complete sets of five and nine respectively, printed on horizontally laid paper, full/large part of OG, LH or previously hinged, VF
200.00
660  41-45
1889, 4k-1r, complete set of five, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF
75.00
661  43
1889, 20k blue and carmine rose, imperforated single, printed on horizontally laid paper, red "Obrazets" initials, full OG, VLH, VF
100.00
662  45a
1889, 1r brown, pale brown and orange, printed on horizontally laid paper, left sheet margin horizontal pair, imperforated between stamps, full OG, LH, VF
800.00
663    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
664    46-48
1893, stationery envelope 7k blue, uprated by four values on horizontally laid paper, sent by registered mail from St. Petersburg to Warsaw, all appropriate markings, including yellow label "Undelivered due to addressee is away", VF
100.00
665  50
1889-1902, postal forgery of 7k blue, printed on white paper without watermark, perforation L13 3/4x14 1/4, small natural paper inclusion at the bottom, excellent condition, no gum as produced, VF and rare, expertized by G. Buhler, L. Hovest certificate
500.00
666  50
1900, postal forgery of 7k blue, printed on paper without watermark, perforation L13 1/4x14 1/4, block of four, genuine cancellation "Otdelenie Pochtovogo Vagona 4.10.VII.1900", perforation reinforced by hinges, slight top left corner bend, VF and possibly unique multiple
3000.00
667  55-70
1902-05, 1k-7r, complete set of 17, printed on vertically laid paper, full/large part of OG, LH or previously hinged, mostly VF
200.00
668  57Cg
1904, 4k rose red, printed on vertically laid paper, inverted groundwork variety, neatly cancelled "7.12.07", very well preserved exemplar, VF and extremely rare, only a few stamps are recorded, C.v. $6,000 (seems to be too low for this undoubted rarity)
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6000.00
669  61 var
1902, 14k blue and carmine rose, printed on vertically laid paper, center is significantly shifted to the right, block of four, full OG, LH or previously hinged (top stamps), VF
150.00
670  71-72
1906, 5r blue, green and pale blue, 10r carmine, yellow and gray, complete set of two, printed on vertically laid paper, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $400
200.00
671 **   71-72
1906, 5r blue, green and pale blue, 10r carmine, yellow and gray, complete set in top left corner margin blocks of four, printed on vertically laid paper, post office fresh, full OG, NH (LH on margin far away from the stamps), VF
2000.00
672  71a
1906, 5r blue, green and pale blue, printed on vertically laid paper, perforation 11 1/2, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $500
200.00
673 **   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
674 **   74b
1910-11, 2k green, double impression, bottom sheet margin block of four from an early printing, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
675 **   87 var
1910-11, 1r brown, pale brown and orange, bottom sheet margin single from an early printing, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
676 **   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
677 **   108c
1917, 5r dark blue, green and pale blue, double center variety, full OG, NH, F/VF centering
150.00
678 **   109, var
1917, 10r carmine lake, yellow and gray, perforated bottom sheet margin block of five with label, bottom right stamp with retouched tablet of the ornament below central oval (position 55 of a sheet of 50 stamps and six labels), full OG, NH, VF
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50.00
679 **   119-35
1917, 1k-10r, imperforated complete set of 17 in horizontal pairs (20k - vertical pair), some with sheet margins, full OG, NH (one stamp of 7r is hinged), VF
150.00
680  119-22
1917, 1k-5k, four imperforated side sheet margin blocks of ten (5x2), black overprint "Obrazets", block of 2k has slight gum crease affecting two stamps, otherwise fresh, full OG, NH, VF
800.00
681  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 items from the Postal Archives
2500.00
682 **   131 var
1917, 1r brown, pale brown and orange, vertical varnish lines, top right corner margin block of ten and two "V" labels with six additional impressions of frame placed upside down, full OG, NH (hinged on margin only), VF
100.00
683 **   135 var
1917, 10r scarlet, yellow and gray, background is strongly shifted to the top, vertical imperforated pair, full OG, NH, F/VF
100.00
684 **   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
685  87h
1917, three imperforated proofs of 1r, one with black and two with green background, one of which has strongly shifted center, horizontal varnish lines, full OG, NH (2) or LH, VF
150.00
686  Standard #T1

Telegraph stamp

1866, 20k black and brown, top right corner with incomplete shading variety, absolutely gorgeous exemplar, full OG, previously hinged, VF and extremely rare, especially in flawless condition with full original gum, E. Diena certificate
35000.00
687    

Disinfected mailings

1845, stampless entire letter to Sardinian Consul in Odessa, black boxed marking "Ochischeno v Odesskom Karantine. 17 Marta 1845" (Decontaminated in Odessa Quarantine), slitting and punching for disinfection, VF, Dobin #9.04
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400.00
688    
1847, stampless entire letter from Marseilles to Odessa via Constantinople, forwarding Agent's cachet in blue, a part of black boxed marking "Ochescheno v Odesskom Karantine" (Decontaminated in Odessa Quarantine), usual punches and slits for disinfection, VF, Dobin #9.05
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400.00
689    
1851, stampless entire letter to Odessa, red Constantinople date stamp and black oval blurry marking "Ochesch. v Odes. Karantine. 25.FEV.1851" (Decontaminated in Odessa Quarantine), slits and punches for disinfection, VF, Dobin #9.07a
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400.00
690    
1853, stampless entire letter to Sardinian Consul in Odessa, black oval marking with inverted date "Ochesch. v Odes. Karantine 24 MAR 18__", usual slits and punctures for disinfection, VF, Dobin #9.07a var
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500.00
691    
1854, stampless entire letter to Sardinian Consul at Odessa, black oval marking "Ochesch. v Odes. Karantine 8 GEN. 1854", usual slits and punctures for disinfection, VF, Dobin #9.07a
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400.00
692    
1897, registered pre-printed cover from Peshawar to Bukhara via Odessa, franked by Indian adhesives on reverse, upon arrival to Odessa marked "Obezzarazheno" (Decontaminated) in violet , Sea Post Office and Odessa transits, Bukhara arrival ds, damaged top left corner, still F/VF
200.00
693    
1916, free-frank picture postcard from Ismail to Kharkov, violet military marking reads: "Sanitary and Disinfected Unit of the South West Front", machine arrival ds, VF
100.00
694    

Field Post on Manoeuvres

1900, stationery postcard 3k red, bearing violet boxed marking "Polevaia Pochta na Manevrakh. Glavnaia Polevaia Pochtovaia Kontora", posted at Lappeenranta (Russian Finland)to Krasnoye Selo (St. Petersburg Gub.), postmarked on arrival, VF
300.00
695    

Advertising Postal History items

1902, postcard with pre-printed advertisement of Coffee Import Co. located in Warsaw, addressed to Furth im Wald (Bavaria), franked by two stamps of 2k green, all appropriate markings, archival holes, still VF
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100.00
696    
1908, entire stationery wrapper 2k green with pre-printed advertisement of Moscow Associated Society of Quartet Singing "Liedertafel" (German Society of Choral Singing), locally sent in Moscow, VF
100.00
697    
1914, pre-printed envelope with advertisement of "Deringer, Luther & Co." Trading House in Moscow (Footwear and Manufacture), addressed to Stockholm, franked by three values, censorship marking and arrival ds, mostly VF
100.00
698    
1915, pre-printed envelope with advertisement of ink and stationery merchandise "Carter", sent from Moscow to New York by registered mail, franked with 20k blue and red, postmarked on arrival, minor conveyance flaws, still F/VF
100.00
699    
1916, pre-printed envelope with stamp dealer E.Y. Schneider advertisement, located in Riga, sent by registered mail to Tomsk, franked by 20k blue and red on reverse, arrival ds, slight vertical fold, otherwise VF
100.00
700    
1916, postcard with pre-printed advertisement of Patterns and Fashion Magazine of Z. Levitanus, sent from Kharkov to Borisoglebsk, arrival ds, stamp is removed, otherwise VF
75.00
701    

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, postmarked on arrival, mostly VF and scarce
200.00
702    
1908, cover addressed to Noworadomsk, delivered with unnumbered TPO "Sosnowiec - Zabkowice", franked with 7k blue, tied by appropriate oval ds, postmarked on arrival, minor conveyance flaws, still VF
100.00
703    

Ship Mail

1881-88, steamships arrival record, two pre-printed postal stationery cards, sent locally in Moscow and informing subscribers about arrival s/s "Uno" from Amsterdam to Revel in 1881, and s/s"Sultana" from Hull (United Kingdom) to St. Petersburg in 1888, minor flaws, mostly VF
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100.00
704    
1907, cover addressed to New York via Japan, posted to the mail on board of a steamship of Russian East Asiatic Line, franked by a pair of 5k claret, cancelled with black oval "Parokhod Obsch. R.V.A.P." date stamp, boxed Japanese "Paquebot" marking is alongside, Tsuruga transit on reverse, mostly VF
300.00
705    
1907, stationery postcard 4k red, written in Japanese, delivered by packet-boat, tied with Tsuruga ds and boxed "Paquebot" marking upon arrival to Tsuruga, VF
150.00
706    
1908, postcard (city view of Blagoveschensk) franked by 3k red, addressed to Moscow, posted in the mail on board of a steamship "Blagoveshchensk - Sretensk", tied with oval letter "b" marking, two types of steamship cancellations are alongside, arrival ds, VF
300.00
707    
1908, postal stationery card 4k red, addressed to Kobe, written in Japanese, posted in the mail on board of a steamship of the R.V.A.P. Company, tied with black oval letter "d" marking, Tsuruga transit and Kobe arrival ds, VF
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300.00
708    
1910, cover addressed to Switzerland, franked by 10k light blue, posted in the mail on board of a steamship "Blagoveshchensk - Nikolayevsk", tied with oval steamship ds, postmarked on arrival, VF and scarce, S. Sismondo certificate
400.00
709    
1910, postcard (view of Odessa Port), franked by 3k red, addressed to Kharkov, posted in the mail on board of a steamship of Crimea-Caucasus Steamship Line, tied by blue boxed steamship "20.6.10" date stamp and above that by Odessa "22.6.10" machine cancellation, Kharkov arrival marking is alongside, VF and rare
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750.00
710    
1910, receipt of registered mailing, addressed to St. Petersburg, posted on a steamship of Russian East Asiatic Line (R.V.A.P.), violet oval postmark, VF
75.00
711    
1912, PPC addressed to Japan (written in Japanese), posted in the mail on board of a steamship on line "Vladivostok-Tsuruga", franked with 4k carmine (pulled perforation), cancelled by oval steamship ds, violet Tsuruga transit and arrival ds, F/VF
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300.00
712    

Soviet Period Steamship cancellations

1931-32, advertising stationery card 5k red brown from Vladivostok to Riga, prepared to be sent by a steamship on line "Vladivostok ? Severnye Uezdy" with appropriate ship postage due marking applied (rate for postcard to Riga was 10k), however sea service was closed due to winter season and card had been sent by usual way, tied by two Vladivostok date stamps of "November 28.1931" and "1.12.31", Riga "4.1.32" arrival and red oval due marking, minor conveyance flaws, still F/VF and rare
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750.00
713    B5-13

Study of Moscow Military Censorship Markings

1915-16, 27 covers and one cover front, including one cover with a complete set on colored paper, representing censorship numbered handstamps from 7 to 131, three items with censor's initials and three with different "Dozvoleno Tsenzuroi" cancellations, minor conveyance flaws mentioned, still F/VF
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750.00