Lots 1197 - 1214, Catalogue of Auction #65 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
1197  46a

Far Eastern Republic
Blagoveschensk issue

1921, 30k dark violet, tete-beche block of four and block of five with inverted bottom left stamp, both with crayon cancellations, VF


1920, handstamped upwards trial overprint "RUB" over violet Kiev trident (type 2) on 15k brown violet and blue, full OG, LH, VF and rare, expertized by J. Bulat
1199  64/71, a
1920, upward overprint "RUB" over perforated Imperial stamps, 1k-20k, set of seven, in addition six stamps with downward (inverted) overprint, full OG, mostly LH, VF, properly expertized, C.v. $284
1200  66a var
1920, downward double overprint "RUB" on 2k green, full OG, LH, VF, J. Stolow guarantee hs
1201    69, 70
1920, money order for 5,000rub, sent from Kozlov Field Post Office to Ufa Gub., franked by 10k and 15k with upward overprint "RUB" in blocks of four, left part of each block folded to the reverse, all appropriate markings, mostly VF
1202    71
1921, money order for 5000r from Kharkov to Kherson, franked by handstamped upward overprint "RUB" on 20k in vertical strip of four and a single, the last one with double overprint, postmarked on arrival, mostly VF and scarce franking
1203  72-76
1920, upward overprint "RUB" on imperforated Imperial stamps, 1k-15k, complete set of five, in addition downward overprint on 5k claret, full OG, NH or LH, VF, each one with expert's hs on reverse, C.v. $276
1204 **   72a
1920, downward (inverted) overprint "RUB" on 1k orange, vertical imperforated gutter pair, slight folds along the gutter, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $200 as hinged singles
1205 */U   

Group of Blocks and Multiples

1920, 28 items, including strips of four or five, blocks of four or larger, most with upward overprints, mint or postally used, including overprints over Ukrainian trident, fresh condition overall, full OG or used, many NH stamps, F/VF or better, C.v. $4,700
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1206  85a var


1922, black downward (inverted) surcharge 7500(r) on Saving stamp of 5k green on buff network, printed on paper with horizontal "diamonds" watermark (checked by our experts), block of four and horizontal pair, affixed on a piece along with RSFSR stamp, clear Kiev cancellation, VF and scarce, C.v. $2,640 as singles
1207    85
1922, registered cover from Boguslav to Berlin via Moscow (Dr. Brender's correspondence), franked on reverse by upward surcharge 7500(r) on Saving stamp of 5k in block of four, Berlin arrival, minor soiling, F/VF and scarce real commercial cover, Raybaudi certificate
1208 */U  Mi 1-3, A1-2

Mountainous Republic of the Northern Caucasus

1922, black handstamped "Star" surcharge on Imperial stamps, perforated complete set of three, imperforated pair of 2k and a single of 5k, latest ones are postally used, fresh condition overall, full/part of OG or used, F/VF and very scarce assembly
1209 **   2 var

South Russia
Rostov issue

1918, surcharge 25(k) on 2k green, basic stamp with double impression, top left corner margin block of four, surcharge positions 6-7/16-17, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple, F. Myaskovsky opinion
1210 **/*   6 var
1918, surcharge 25(k) on 2k green, basic imperforated stamp with double impression, bottom left margin block of four, surcharge positions 81-82/91-92, marginal folds did not affect the stamps, full OG, NH or LH (top stamps),VF, F. Myaskovsky opinion
1211 **   36a, c

South Russia
Yekaterinodar issue

1918-20, inverted surcharge "-50" on 2k green, imperforated complete pane of 25, surcharge is strongly shifted to the top left, additionally forming eight pairs with and without surcharge, very fresh, full OG, NH, VF and rare multiple
1212 **   36b
1918-20, double surcharge "-50" on 2k green, imperforated complete pane of 25, pinhole at the top right corner, otherwise fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Caffaz certificate, C.v. $1,250 as hinged singles
1213 **   47 var
1919, black surcharge 10r on Saving stamp of 1k red on buff network, top right corner margin block of four, two top stamps without the surcharge due to foldover, slight gum disturbance, full OG, NH, VF and rare unrecorded variety

Verny (now Alma-Ata)

1922, violet handstamped surcharge 250r on Postal Control stamps of 25r and 100r, a single and vertical pair, each one with Verny postal cancellation of February 1922, VF and scarce