Lots 883 - 908, Catalogue of Auction #71 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
883    8
1865, ship mail entire letter from Constantinople to Odessa, franked by horizontal pair of 10k brown and blue with perforation 12 1/2, cancelled upon arrival by boxed pre-philatelic Odessa marking, usual letter folds away from the stamps, wax seal removed, mostly VF
100.00
884 (*)   2
1865, (20pa) brown and blue, imperforated single with balanced margins all around, unused, no gum, VF, C.v. $800
200.00
885  3
1865, (2pi) blue and red, well margined single, pen cross cancellation, VF, expertized by A. Diena, a copy of E. Diena certificate, C.v. $850
250.00
886  7
1867, imperforated plate proof of 2pi in black, printed on paper with violet vertical network, four-side margins, no gum as produced, VF
400.00
887  16-17, 18
1876-79, two stamps with black or blue surcharge 8(k) on 10k carmine and green, in addition black surcharge 7(k) on 10k, No.16 with slight perf irregularity on the right, fresh quality, full OG, LH or hinged, VF, C.v. $245
75.00
888  18a
1879, black handstamped surcharge 7(k) on 10k carmine and green, printed on vertically laid paper, neat postal cancellation, minor facial abrasion, mostly VF and scarce, C.v. $750
150.00
889  19D var
1879, large size black surcharge 7(k) on 10k carmine and green, printed on vertically laid paper, Constantinople cancellation in blue, practically flawless stamp, VF and extremely rare, one of two recorded examples, expertized by A. Faberge and Finnish Expert's Committee
2500.00
890  23-26, var
1884-88, 1k-7k, two complete sets of four, printed on horizontally laid paper, early (1884) and late (1888) printings, in addition stamp of 10k issued in 1890, full/part of OG, two stamps are NH, others previously hinged, F/VF
75.00
891  23-26 imp
1884, Numerals, 1k-7k, imperforated complete set in left sheet margin blocks of four, nice and fresh, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce multiples, each value with P. Kosack guarantee hs
1500.00
892    
1886, incoming stationery postcard 3k red, sent from Moscow to Constantinople via Odessa, with appropriate transit marking of Odessa Border Post Office, oval Constantinople arrival ds, slight corner bends, F/VF
100.00
893    
1907, incoming value declare (100 rub) parcel card from Nizhni Yarmarka to German Palestinian Bank at Jerusalem, franked by two values, Yarmarka bilingual registration label, R.O.P.i T. Jaffa arrival ds on reverse, usual fold, minor wear, otherwise VF and scarce
150.00
894  61/66 a, b, 70 var
1909, error of overprint "Consnantinople" in pairs with normal stamps, 10pa and 7pi, in addition error "Constantinopie", black and blue of 5pa, 10pa, 20pa, 1pi and 5pi, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF
100.00
895  67a, 68c, 69d
1909, errors of overprint "Constantinople", three high values - 10pi, 35pi and 70pi, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $300
100.00
896  71-80
1909, overprint "Jaffa", 5pa-70pi, complete set of ten, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $318
150.00
897  81-90
1909, overprint "Ierusalem", 5pa-70pi, complete set of ten, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $350
150.00
898  81-83 a, b, c
1909, inverted overprint "Ierusalem" on 5pa, 10pa and 20pa in horizontal pairs, right stamp of each pair additionally has no "I" in overprint variety, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $270++
100.00
899  101-10
1909, overprint "Mont Athos", 5pa-70pi, complete set of ten, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $260
100.00
900  111-17
1910, overprint "S. Afon", 5pa-10pi, complete set of seven, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $110
75.00
901  131-40
1909, overprint "Salonique", 5pa-70pi, complete set of ten, blue overprint on 1k with a blotch at the bottom left, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $245
100.00
902  141-50
1909, overprint "Smyrne", 5pa-70pi, complete set of ten, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $133
100.00
903  151-60
1909, overprint "Trebizonde", 5pa-70pi, complete set of ten, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $125.10
100.00
904 **   208
1910, black surcharge 20pa on 5k claret, complete sheet of 100 (four panes of 25), control No. 1 and inscription "Kred. Tip. 1910" at the bottom right, slightly folded along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
905 **   209
1912, black surcharge 1 1/2pi on 15k violet brown and blue, complete sheet of 100 (four panes of 25), control No. 2 and inscription "Kred. Tip. 1911?." at the bottom left, some perf separation and marginal punches, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
906  213-27
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 5pa/1k-50pi/5r, complete set of 15, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $178
100.00
907 **   227
1913, Romanov Dynasty, surcharge 50pi on 5r dark brown, three-side margin block of 25, left part of a sheet, post office fresh, full OG, NH (LH on margins only), VF and rare multiple, C.v. $3,750 as hinged singles
3500.00
908  

Odessa Issue
Group of Surcharge Errors

1918, 37 mint items in singles, pairs, four strips of three and one block of four, inverted surcharges or letters, missing part of surcharges and etc., fresh quality, full OG, some NH, but mainly LH or hinged, F/VF
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200.00