Lots 266 - 278, Catalogue of Auction #70 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
266 */U   1/9, 26, 29
1919-22, National and Soviet issues, seven stamps with errors, including two with partial offset and five with various color shifts, no gum as produced or postally used, VF
267  16, 22-23
1922, Soviet issue, 2r in horizontal pair (reinforced by hinges), singles of 150r and 250r, clearly cancelled by Agdam, Lenkoran and Baku date stamps, F/VF and scarce group, expertized by Dr. Rosselevitch
268 **/*   25 var
1922, Soviet issue, error 50r instead of 500r, two stamps with gray blue and gray violet background, no gum as issued, VF
269  35 var
1922, black metal surcharge 50,000(r) on 3000r brown and blue, bottom sheet margin vertical tete-beche pair, Baku postal cancellation, VF
270  49 var
1922, inverted black metal surcharge 200,000(r) on 25r orange brown, horizontal pair, right stamp with double surcharge variety, postally used, 4mm tear between stamps and bottom right corner imperfection, otherwise F/VF
271 **   52
1922, black metal surcharge 500(r) over 15,000(r) on 5r gray brown, no gum as produced, VF and scarce, C.v. $650
272 **   54 var
1922, inverted black error metal surcharge 300,006(r) instead of 300,000(r) over 50,000(r) on 3000r brown and blue, no gum as produced, VF, C.v. $1,500++, State Collection guarantee hs
273  67, 70, 72, a
1922, four stamps with rubber surcharges, violet 200,000(r)/10r, 500,000(r)/2000r and inverted 1,500,000(r)/5000r; black 1,500,000(r)/5000r, all are postally used, first one with tiny thin from hinge removal, nice quality overall, VF, C.v. $453
274  69
1922, violet inverted rubber surcharge 300,000(r) on 3000r brown and blue, vertical pair, postal cancellation, F/VF, C.v. $160++
275  Standard #17 I
1922, black rubber surcharge 300,000(r) on 3000r brown and blue, Baku postal cancellation, short margin at the top left, otherwise F/VF and very rare, the stamp is not listed in Scott and listed, but not priced in the Standard Collection Cat.
276  Standard #20 I
1922, black overprint "Priniato" (Accepted by Baku City Post Office) on 400r dark blue, Baku postal marking, VF, C.v. $1,000
277  Standard #23 II
1922, violet overprint "Raz'ezdnoi Chinovnik" (TPO "Baku-Batum" marking) on vertical pair of 400r dark blue, neat cancellation, VF and scarce
278 */U   

Nice Collection on Pages

1919-23, 230 mint or used (approximately 10%) stamps, representing National and Soviet issues, practically complete metal surcharges, nice range of Baku Provisional and rubber handstamps, several dubious stamps are included, but generally fresh and valuable holding, mainly no gum as issued, F/VF or better, legitimate C.v. is about $5,000
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