Lots 1140 - 1151, Catalogue of Auction #70 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
1140  D  

Annual Statement of R.O.P.i T.

1856-57, four-page document in Russian, including financial statement, balance and detailed list of steamships, appropriate folds, minimal edges wear, still VF, and real windfall for a specialist
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1141  1a
1863, 6k light blue, printed on thin paper, blue retta cancellation, imperceptible thin at the bottom right corner, still fresh and nice, VF appearance, scarce stamp with appropriate cancellation, C.v. $1,350
1142  2
1865, 10pa brown and blue, horizontal pair cancelled on a piece, nice margins, large part of Port Chios cancellation, VF and scarce in pair
1143  4
1866, (10pa) red and blue, fresh example with nice margins all around, a part of black cancellation "Compagnie Russe. Kerassunde. De Navig. & De Commerce" (Tchilinghirian fig. 107), fresh, VF and scarce
1144    15
1896, 10k pale red and green, used on cover from Trebizond (now Trabzon) to Constantinople, appropriately cancelled, postmarked on arrival, VF
1145  31-39, 40-48
1903-09, surcharges on Imperial stamps and 50th Anniversary of R.O.P.i T., two complete sets of nine, properly cancelled, fresh, VF
1146  141-50
1909, overprint "Smyrne", 5pa-70pi, complete set of ten, neatly cancelled, VF, C.v. $151
1147  191-99
1909, overprint "Rizeh", 5pa-70pi, complete set of nine, corner cancellations, VF, C.v. $123
1909, City overprints over 10pa on 2k green and rose, vertical se-tenant strip bearing ten different overprints, top stamp with Constantinopie variety, gutter in the middle, some perf imperfection and separations, full OG, NH or hinged, F/VF
1149  213-27
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 5pa/1k-50pi/5r, complete set of 15, neatly cancelled, three values are on pieces, VF, C.v. $795
1150 */U   

Nice Group

1863-1913, 80 mostly mint stamps (14 - used), including No.1a (pin-hole) along with a forgery, some inverted surcharges and varieties of City overprints, as well as eight blocks of 4, 6, 8 or 20, some flaws noted on early stamps, fresh quality overall, full/large part of OG or used, F/VF, C.v. $1,950
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1151 **/*   

Odessa Surcharges

1918, 87 mint stamps, singles or blocks of four, apparently complete issue with some extras, fresh condition, full OG, NH or LH, VF
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