Lots 675 - 727, Catalogue of Auction #65 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
675    

Pre-Philatelic and Official Mailing Correspondences

1802, official entire letter from Viatka to Lifland Gubernia Administration, tied by straight line black Viatka marking (Dobin #11-0.01), wax seal, VF
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100.00
676    
1914, official free-frank cover from Alatskivskoye Volost Administration to Governor of Helsingfors via Krasnye Gory and St. Petersburg, official oval marking, two postal labels "Received in Damaged Condition", all appropriate transit and arrival markings, F/VF
100.00
677    

Mostly Pre-Philatelic Mailings Collection on Pages

1827-71, 28 entire wrappers or folded letters, generally originated from St. Petersburg and addressed to French cities, nice variety of postal markings, including several scarce ones, we mention three items franked by postage stamps, minor conveyance flaws noted, still fresh and F/VF
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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
500.00
678    

Selection of Official Church Correspondences on Exhibition Style Pages

1880-1910, ten different items, including entire wrappers, covers and postcard, officially sealed with wax, by rubber or printed paper seals, nice variety of origin and destinations, very well describing, nice lot in every respect, mostly VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
200.00
679   Mi U4 B

Imperial Postal Stationery Items

1849-55, two stationery envelopes 10+1k black, both have size 137x107mm, first one printed on hard paper, the other one - on soft thinned paper, each one has the same indicia varieties, such as dot in "B", white line over "H", double serif at the top of "K" in bottom "Kop" and etc., postally used, mainly VF and scarce pair
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250.00
680   Mi U7-9 var
1861-62, group of stationery envelopes, including two 10+1k, three 20+1k and one 30+1k, various sizes and color shades of indicia, fresh, unused, VF, C.v. ?1,050
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200.00
681   Mi U14 II C, D
1867, two unissued stationery envelopes of 20k blue, indicia is at the top left, size 140x58mm and 113x73mm, negligible soiling, fresh, unused, VF
150.00
682 Mi S1
1882-84, essay of Imperial stationery entire wrapper of 1k yellow, size 375x70mm, inscribed "Pochtovaia Banderol", excellent condition, VF and rare, ex-Breitfuss, Faberge
1500.00
683 Mi P26
1913, Romanov Dynasty issue, proof for postal stationery card of 4k in red, names of artist (Lancere) and engraver (Lundin) printed at the bottom of stamp, produced on a thin card, size is 140x90mm, VF and rare
1500.00
684  2

Imperial Postage Stamps and Postal History

1858, 10k brown and blue, perforation 14 1/2x15, watermark numeral "1", a part of boxed pre-philatelic cancellation, mostly VF, C.v. $150
75.00
685  8-10
1858, 10k-30k, complete set of three, perforation 12 1/2, printed on paper without watermark, excellent quality unit, we mention just a pin-point spot of scratched gum on 30k stamp, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF,P. Buchsbayew certificate, C.v. $2,600
1000.00
686  9 var
1858, 20k blue and orange, perforation 12 1/2, "double denomination" at the top left and bottom right value tablets (position 81), postal cancellation, intact perforation, mostly VF
150.00
687    15
1866, two stamps of 10k brown and blue, perforation 14 1/2x15, printed on paper without watermark, used on entire wrapper from Odessa to Vienna, diamond-shaped Odessa cancellation, post marked on arrival, mostly VF
100.00
688 **   19-25
1866, 1k-30k, complete set of six, printed on horizontally laid paper, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
689  22
1866, trial color proof of 5k in yellow orange, printed on horizontally laid paper, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF
200.00
690    9, 12, 22
1869, five stamps, including 20k with perforation 12 1/2, three stamps of 1k on paper without watermark and 5k on horizontally laid paper, met altogether 28k postal rate, used on entire wrapper from Taganrog to Marseille, Moscow transit and arrival ds on reverse, VF, an interesting postal history item bearing mixed franking of three issues, ex-Liphschutz
750.00
691    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
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250.00
692 **   27, var
1879, 7k gray and rose, printed on horizontally laid paper, horizontal gutter block of four, bottom right stamp with broken post horns variety, full OG, NH, VF
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150.00
693  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
694  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
695    46
1892, entire invitation to dancing party, sent locally in Kazan, franked by 1k orange, fresh, VF
100.00
696 */(*)   59-60 var
1902, 7k and 10k, two stamps with varieties - shifted background (7k) or foreground, full OG (10k) or unused with traces of OG
75.00
697    57C, 63, 67
1906, pre-printed registered money letter from Dunayevtsy (Podolia Gub.) to Vienna, franked by four stamps on vertically laid paper, forming altogether postal charge of 98 kop, Post Office complete wax seals, fresh and VF
100.00
698  71 var
1905, 5r dark blue, green and pale blue, printed on vertically laid paper, bottom sheet margin single, full OG, VLH, VF and scarce
750.00
699  71a
1906, 5r dark blue, green and pale blue, printed on vertically laid paper, perforation 11 1/2, large part of OG, previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $500
200.00
700  76 var
1909, 4k carmine, early printing, block of four with spectacular perforation error due to foldover, tiny soiling on the perforated margin, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
701  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
702 **   81 var
1917, 15k brown lilac and blue, inverted print of central vignette on gum side, bottom left corner margin block of six (2x3), full OG, NH, VF
250.00
703 **   81 var
1917, 15k brown lilac 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
704 **   82, 126 var
1912-17, 20k blue and carmine, perforated and imperforated singles, each one with additional printing of the background on gum side, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
705 **   86 var
1915-17, 70k brown and orange, printed on paper without varnish lines, three-side margin block of ten (bottom part of a pane), watermark wavy lines on the left, minor perf separations, full OG, NH, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate
150.00
706  87e
1915-17, 1r dark brown, pale brown and orange, perforation 13 1/2, center and denomination are inverted, in addition omitted vertical varnish lines, gum wrinkle, otherwise full OG, VLH, VF
100.00
707 **   88-104
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 1k-5r, complete set of 17, creamy gum on 1r value, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $650
250.00
708 **   88-100
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 1k-70k, set of 13 in blocks of four, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
709 **   92/100
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 7k, 10k, 14k, 20k and 70k, blocks of four, 7k with small separation on the left, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
710 **   106 var
1915, Alexander I, money stamp of 20k olive green, horizontal pair imperforated vertically, no gum as issued, NH, VF and scarce
250.00
711 **   109d
1915, 10r scarlet, yellow and gray, yellow background is inverted, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $500 as hinged
300.00
712 **   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
713    73-74, 79, 109
1917, money letter for 10,000 rub from Kologriv (Kostroma Gub.) to Moscow, franked on reverse by six regular values, including three stamps of 10r, wax seals and all appropriate markings, opened for display and mounted on exhibition style page, VF, ex-I. Gorski Collection
300.00
714 **   122 var
1917, 4k carmine, top right corner margin imperforated block of four, part of the design of upper right stamp is omitted on the face and printed on gum side due to foldover, full OG, NH (hinged on margin far away from the stamps), VF
100.00
715 **   124, 135
1917, 10k dark blue and 10r red, yellow and gray, two "key" imperforated values in blocks of four, first one with top left corner margin, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
716 **   131 var
1917, 1r brown, light brown and orange, vertical varnish lines, right sheet margin imperforated block of 15, double frame variety (one inverted), in addition inverted background is strongly shifted to the left, full OG, NH, VF and truly exhibition item
300.00
717 **   73/141 var

Nice Selection of Blocks

1909-17, 38 items, including complete set of No.73-87, money stamps, high values, some semi-postals and "For Mailman" stamps, several color shades and more, fresh condition, full OG, NH, mostly VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6
150.00
718    

Russo-Japanese War

1904-05 1904, letter-card pre-printed with Royal Emblem and Coat of Arms, sent from Front-Line Forces (Amur Military Okrug) to Schuchin (Lomzha Gub.) by registered mail, re-directed to Astrakhan, all appropriate markings, two stamps removed from reverse, still F/VF and scarce
150.00
719    79

War Charity Correspondence

1916, pre-printed cover from Dvoryanskoye (Simbirsk Gub.) to Moscow, sent by registered mail, franked on reverse by two stamps of 10k dark blue, postmarked on arrival, VF
100.00
720    

Advertising Postal History items

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 scarce
150.00
721    
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 very unusual
150.00
722    79
1916, pre-printed envelope with advertisement of Motion Picture Company "Rus", sent from Moscow to Copenhagen, franked by 10k dark blue, censored, mostly VF
100.00
723   Mi U4 B

Rail Road and TPO Markings

1856, stationery envelope 10+1k black, sent from Moscow to Russian Finland, black boxed two-line marking "Mos. St. Zhel. Dor." on front, backstamped on reverse, mostly VF
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200.00
724    73, 75
1912, cover with enclosure from railway station Marienhof to Libava, delivered on Libavo-Gazenpot Narrow-Gauge Line, upon arrival franked by five adhesives on reverse and tied by Libava hs, VF
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150.00
725    

Moscow Railroad Stations - Exhibition Style Collection

1866-1917, 50 postal history items, including nine picture postcards, representing terminal views, contains cancellations (several the earliest or latest recorded, according to Kiryushkin-Robinson's handbook) of all Moscow stations - Brest-Alexandrovskiy, Brianskiy, Butyrskiy, Vindavskiy, Kursko-Nizhegorodskiy, Nikolayevskiy, Riazanskiy and Yaroslavskiy, mainly fresh and VF
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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
800.00
726    

"Pernov- Revel" Branch Line - Exhibition Style Collection

1896-1916, four postcards from stations Khaggut, Kedenpe, Vekhma and Gallist, in addition Revel cancelled postcard, each one placed on exhibition page with photo of old-time railroad map, fresh, VF and rarely offered items
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2, 3, 4, 5
300.00
727    

Moscow Unnumbered TPO Markings
Exhibition Style Collection

1914-16, three postcards and one cover, representing TPO markings "Sergievo - Moscow", "Moscow - Ramenskoye", "Ramenskoye - Moscow" and"Golitsino - Moscow" (unrecorded until now), fresh, mostly VF and rare assembly
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2, 3, 4
500.00