Lots 245 - 255, Catalogue of Auction #70 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
245  39
1919, black framed overprint on 20k blue and red, offset of center and denomination on gum side, full OG, LH, VF
246 Mi I k
1920, Paris issue, imperforated proof of 100r in red and black brown (issued colors), block of four with vertical and horizontal invalidating perforation, no gum as produced, VF
247  278/94
1921, First Constantinople issue, complete set of 15 imperforated plate proofs in issued colors, printed on glossy paper (proofs of 15,000r and 25,000r brown were not issued), no gum as produced, NH, VF and scarce
248 **   285, 290, 292
1921, First Constantinople issue, a single of 250r and two horizontal pairs of 10,000r and 20,000r, first two with printing on both sides, the last one with full offset of the design on reverse, no gum as issued, NH, VF
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249 **/*   278-94, var

Collection of the First Constantinople issue

1921, 114 mostly mint stamps, neatly arranged on stockpages, representing color shades and printing types of issued perforated and imperforated stamps, numerous plate varieties, as well as 67 reprints or forgeries, nice quality overall, full/large part of OG or no gum as issued, F/VF
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250 */U   310/33

Surcharges on the Soviet issue

1922, 47 mint and used surcharged stamps, missing only No.318 for completion, representing six red surcharges, including 200,000r/4000r value (not listed in Scott), minor flaws mentioned, nice condition overall, full/part of OG or used, F/VF, C.v. is about $2,000++
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251  334-43
1922, black surcharges on the Second Constantinople issue, imperforated complete set of ten, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $182.50
252  354 var
1922, double black surcharge 15(k) on 250r blue, imperforated single, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce
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253  367, 381, 388
1922, black surcharges on the first Constantinople issue, four stamps used on a part of money order from Kamarloo, mostly VF
254 */U   347/90

Surcharges on the First Constantinople issue

1922, 50 mint or used perforated and imperforated stamps, representing various types of surcharges, as well as some extremely rare cancellations such as Keshishkend, Djelaus, Jalaloghli and etc., occasional flaws possible, mainly F/VF, C.v. is over $3,000 for listed items
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255 */U   1/340

Collection on Album Pages

1918-22, 162 mostly mint stamps, representing overprints and surcharges on Imperial stamps, Paris, 1st Constantinople, Soviet and 2nd Constantinople issues, nothing very expensive, but beautifully presented and considered to be a nice starting collection, fresh quality, full/large part of OG, VF, C.v. is over $1,000++
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