Lots 928 - 1018, Catalogue of Auction #71 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
928  1 var

Catalogue numbers in this section are taken from the Catalogue of Russian Rural Postage Stamps edited in Moscow by F. Chuchin unless otherwise noted

Akhtyrka

1872, 5k green, imperforated single with broken Arms at the top variety, small soiling spot at the bottom, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF
100.00
929  3, 5

Ardatov

1880, 5k red and 3k blue, fresh quality, large part of OG, hinged, VF
75.00
930 **   28a
1909, 3k black, printed on bright bluish green paper, complete sheet of 12, containing six vertical tete-beche pairs, minor marginal discoloration, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF
350.00
931  Schmidt #14

Atkarsk

1882, 3k blue and red, type 2, nice quality single, full OG, LH, VF, Chuchin #8 footnote, rank "R"
200.00
932  10
1883, 3k blue and bright red, excellent stamp in every respect, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce, Schmidt #17, rank "RR" by Chuchin and Schmidt Cat.
1000.00
933  15a var

Belebey

1908, 2k brown and blue, central design is inverted and shifted to the bottom right, imperforated horizontal pair, large part of OG, mostly VF
150.00
934  27a

Bielozersk

1882, 2k blue and greenish blue, perforation 12 at three sides, tiny thin, large part of OG, VF, a common imperforated stamp is included for comparison
100.00
935  Schmidt #92 var
1908, inverted black surcharge 3k on 2k yellow brown, printed on yellow paper, full OG, LH, VF and rare, rank "RR" for stamp with not inverted surcharge
1000.00
936  6-10 var

Bogorodsk

1873, 1k-10k, complete set of nine, including color shades of 1k, 5k and both 10k, full/large part of OG (one stamp has no gum), previously hinged, mostly VF
100.00
937  26
1883, 5k red orange, enlarged margins single, cancelled on a piece, "26.Aug.1888" date stamp, VF, rank "R", ex-Faberge
200.00
938    48
1889, registered cover from Spassk (Ryazan Gub.) to Bogorodsk zemstvo, franked on reverse by vertical pair of Imperial 7k blue, upon arrival to Bogorodsk uprated with 10k orange red, paid for rural delivery, all appropriate markings, hinge adhesion on front, otherwise VF, ex-Faberge
150.00
939    86
1894, stationery postcard 3k red, sent from Moscow to zemstvo, upon arrival to Bogorodsk uprated with 4k red, paid for local delivery, all appropriate markings, mostly VF
150.00
940  Schmidt #106
1894-95, 2k yellowish red, nice quality perforated single, full OG, previously hinged, VF
100.00
941 **   117
1895, 20k lilac blue, right sheet margin single, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
942  120-24
1895, 2k-20k, complete set of five, fresh quality, full OG or unused, no gum (8k and 20k), VF
75.00
943  133-37, 135 imp
1896, 2k-8k, perforated complete set of five, in addition imperforated single of 3k brown red (wide side margins), full OG or unused, no gum (2), VF
100.00
944  149 var
1896, 2k lilac red, bottom right corner sheet margin single with a stop after "Uezda" variety, neat violet zemstvo cancellation, VF
75.00
945 */U   2/146

Fresh Collection

1871-96, 64 mint or used (9) stamps and one stationery cut off, neatly arranged on a stockpage, some better items, fresh quality, we mention just No.3 with tiny thin, full/large part of OG or unused, no gum (25),mostly VF, C.v. is over $1,700
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500.00
946  Schmidt #12/22

Buzuluk

1885-90, Numerals without Arms, 3k in various shades of rose, eight stamps (one used) of different issues, full/part of OG, VF, C.v. $420
200.00
947  Schmidt #23-29
1892-1905, Numerals with Arms, 3k carmine rose in various shades, 15 mint stamps of six different issues, full/part of OG (one stamp has no gum), F/VF, C.v. $170
75.00
948 */U   1/8

Cherepovets
Small Group

1874-1912, eight mint or used (3) stamps, arranged on a stockcard, including No.4 with blue zemstvo cancellation (small thin), nice quality overall, full/part of OG or used, F/VF, C.v. $176
75.00
949  3

Chern

1869-71, oily lilac gray handstamp of 3k on very thick paper, nice quality stamp in every respect, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce, Schmidt #5, rank "RRR"
1000.00
950  7
1869-71, grayish blue handstamp 3k on thick rough paper, extremely fresh and choice single, full OG, light trace of hinge, VF and scarce, Schmidt #13, rank "RRR"
1000.00
951  8
1869-71, black handstamp of 3k on quadrille paper, nice condition, no gum as produced, VF, Schmidt #10, rank "R"
100.00
952  9-10
1869-71, black and blue handstamps 3k on narrow quadrille paper, complete set of two, fresh, no gum as issued, VF, Schmidt #14-15
150.00
953  9-10 var
1869-71, black and blue handstamps 3k on narrow quadrille paper, vertical se-tenant tete-beche pair, lightly folded between stamps, no gum as issued, VF and very scarce
2500.00
954 */U   1/16

Dankov
Nice Unit

1873-1914, 12 mint or pen cancelled stamps, housed on a stockcard, perfect quality, large part of OG (two - unused, no gum) or used, VF, C.v. $226
100.00
955  2

Dukhovstchina

1874, 3k black, printed on dark blue paper, inscription "Dukhovstchin." at the top, fresh condition, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
956 */U   8
1879, 6k black, printed on lilac paper, three stamps, two mint and one used, types 1, 2 and 4, nice quality, full OG or used, VF, C.v. $1,050
400.00
957  11-12, var
1881, 3k black on light blue paper and 6k black on lilac rose paper, complete set of two, in addition vertical pair of 6k with pre-printed paper fold variety, full OG, LH or hinged, VF
100.00
958 */U   1

Gadiach
One Page from the Baughman Collection

1884, 3k green and rose, mint and used singles (both with small thins) on a page with detailed inscription from the Collection, VF appearance, each stamp has rank "R"
300.00
959  6 var
1887, 3k carmine rose, four-side enlarged margins imperforated single, watermark narrow "wavy lines" on 2/3 of the stamp at top, full OG, LH, VF and rare unrecorded error
1200.00
960 (*)   9

Glazov

1896, 2k black and pale yellow green, "III" at sides of oval, "2" are inverted at the bottom value tablets, type 1, fresh quality, unused, no gum, VF
100.00
961  Schmidt #3 var

Griazovets

1875, brown olive handstamp 2k on yellowish paper, full original yellow brown gum with diagonal crease, still F/VF and extremely rare, reportedly only two stamps recorded, rank "RRR", ex-Faberge
1000.00
962  7-8 var
1884-85, 4k carmine and 4k violet, three of each, representing various types of stamps, including one without a stop after "Upravy" variety, full OG, previously hinged, VF
100.00
963 **   113a
1906, 1k black and gray green with additional bronze spangles, left sheet margin block of four, horizontal perforation shifted to the top, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
964  1

Kadnikov

1871, gray greenish blue handstamp 3k, neat small circle cancellation in black, thinned, VF appearance, rank "R"
150.00
965 (*)   2 var

Kazan

1895, 3k blue, printed on paper 0.07mm, left sheet margin single, imperforated on the left, fresh, unused, no gum, VF and scarce error
600.00
966  6b

Kharkov

1884, 5k gray lilac blue, no dots under "p", pen and a part of blue cancellation at the top left, fresh quality, VF and very rare, according to V. Katsman's Monograph only three used stamps recorded
250.00
967  7-9

Kotelnich

1871-74, 3k black with blue, yellow or green, three values with attached counterfoils, one stamp with slight thin on label, no gum as produced, VF
100.00
968    Schmidt #24
1912, registered cover from Kiselevskaya volost to Viatka District Court, franked by 5k deep blue, tied by circular undated zemstvo marking, paid for local delivery, upon arrival to Kotelnich uprated by three Imperial stamps of 7k light blue and registered label was posted, Viatka arrival ds, slightly reduced at the top, otherwise VF
100.00
969 **/*   10

Krasny

1912, 3k multicolored, printed on rose paper, complete sheet of 72 (6x12), contains 30 tete-beche pairs and all printing varieties, folded twice, minor perf separation, still fresh, full OG, mostly NH, VF and possibly the only known complete sheet of this stamp, ex-Faberge
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3500.00
970 */U   1-4

Kuznetsk
Fresh Group

1880-1904, nine stamps, including No.1 in misperforated horizontal pair and a single with "diamond" perforation at the bottom, as well as No.2 and 3 with different types of zemstvo cancellations, fresh quality, full/part of OG or used, VF
100.00
971 */U   7/20

Lebedyan
Small Assembly

1882-1913, ten mint or used (2) stamps, including four embossed values, No.7 is thinned, others with full/part of OG our used, F/VF, C.v. $234
100.00
972  24

Lokhvitsa

1910, horizontal violet surcharge 3k on 10k violet blue, full OG, previously hinged, VF
60.00
973  24 var
1910, diagonal (instead of horizontal) violet surcharge 3k on 10k blue violet, a part of zemstvo cancellation, small perf defect at the bottom left corner, VF and scarce variety, Schmidt #22M
1000.00
974  27
1910, diagonal violet surcharge 5k on 1k gray, nice quality, full OG, previously hinged, VF
75.00
975  28 var
1910, inverted diagonal violet surcharge 6k on 1k gray, fresh condition, large part of OG, VF and scarce
400.00
976  30 var
1910, inverted diagonal violet surcharge 6k on 3k gold, right sheet margin single, full OG, LH, VF and scarce gorgeous example, Schmidt #31, rank "R" for a stamp with not inverted surcharge
400.00
977  2b var

Lubny

1883, Annual Subscription, no value indicated, light yellow brown, printed on vertically laid paper, bottom sheet margin single, full OG, previously hinged, VF and very rare, Poltava Cat. #6P, C.v. $25,000
5000.00
978 */U   2/17

Luga
Small Collection

1870-1900, 15 mint or used (4) stamps, including No.2 and 5 (small thin), horizontal pair of No.12 and etc., full/part of OG or used, F/VF, C.v. $423
150.00
979  4a var

Nikolsk

1910, 4k multicolored, horizontal imperforated pair with omitted yellow color, full OG, VLH, VF
100.00
980 **   13

Nolinsk

1911, Swan, 2k green with separating lines, three-side margin irregular block of 44 (7x6+2), representing numerous plate varieties, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $880++
400.00
981 * P  1/8

Opochka
Small Selection

1876-1900, six mint stamps and five proofs, including No.1 and 2, fresh quality overall, full/large part of OG or no gum as produced, VF, C.v. $332
150.00
982 */U   1/5

Ostashkov
Clean Group

1878-1906, six stamps, including used No.1, nice quality, full/large part of OG, VF, C.v. $138
75.00
983  8/15

Poltava
Various Cancellations Unit

1905-15, Arms type, 14 stamps, including horizontal pair, representing six volost cancels as well as 3k blue (No.9) tied on a piece by TPO marking (minor soiling), fresh quality overall, F/VF
150.00
984  35 var
1911, inverted black surcharge 1k on 3k green, minor facial soiling, fresh quality otherwise, full OG, VF, only 100 stamps with inverted surcharge were printed
150.00
985  35a
1911, red surcharge 1k on 3k green, some perf irregularities at the bottom, full OG, LH, F/VF, Schmidt #25, rank "R"
100.00
986  40
1911, black surcharge 1k over 3(k) on 6k brown lilac, nice condition, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Schmidt #32, rank "R"
150.00
987  Schmidt #96 imp
1912, Public School No.5, 3k orange, imperforated single with balanced margins all around, full OG, previously hinged, only 50 imperforated stamps were issued
100.00
988  Schmidt #101 imp
1912, Public School No.10, 3k orange, imperforated single with nice margins all around, part of original gum with some adhesions, VF, 50 imperforated stamps were printed
100.00
989  6-7, 6b

Ryazan

1873, 2k gray and 2k bronze, complete set of two on ordinary paper, in addition stamp of 2k gray on thick paper, full OG or unused, no gum (No.7), VF
75.00
990  20-22
1879, 2k bronze, 2k yellow bronze and 2k silver, set of three values, nice quality, full/large part of OG, VF
75.00
991  1-4

Ryazhsk
High-Quality Assembling

1882-97, eight mint stamps, including horizontal pairs of No.1 and No.3, nice condition, full OG, LH or hinged, VF, C.v. $128
75.00
992  Schmidt #25

Rzhev

1887, 2k black, round-shaped stamp printed on grayish yellow paper, fresh condition, part of OG, VF, Chuchin #9
250.00
993  2/21

Sapozhok
Cancellations Group

1884-1913, six stamps, representing all different types of markings (one stamp is defected) and one postmaster's manuscript, collectible quality overall, mostly VF
100.00
994  1, var

Schigry

1882, 3k multicolored, two stamps printed on ordinary and thick paper, fresh quality, full OG, previously hinged, VF
75.00
995 (*)   Schmidt #20

Shadrinsk

1882, 3k green, stamp without an accent over "i" in "Shadrinskoi", fresh quality, unused, no gum, VF, rank "R", a common stamp of No.21 is included
100.00
996  1

Shlisselburg

1865, 5k black printed on dark green paper, two stamps of different paper shades, full or part of OG, VF
200.00
997  4

Solikamsk

1890, 2k red and light greenish blue, postmaster's line marking "E.E. Popov", VF and until now unrecorded cancellation
100.00
998 **/*   11c var

Soroki

1898, 3k multicolored, printed on thin paper, light blue color is inverted, imperforated block of four, full OG, NH or LH (top stamps), VF and rare multiple
1000.00
999  1-3

Spassk

1883-95, 3k black, four stamps bearing different manuscript cancellations, some usual faults, F/VF appearance
100.00
1000  Schmidt #18

Starobyelsk

1880, 3k bright yellow, type 3, nice quality single, large part of OG, VF and scarce
750.00
1001 (*)   Schmidt #23
1882, 3k lilac blue, type 4, rough perforation at the top, fresh condition, unused, no gum, VF and scarce, rank "RR"
750.00
1002 **/*   2 var

Tver

1871, 2k rose and dark violet blue, block of six (3x2), incorrectly placed handstamps of "2k", forming two tete-beche pairs, full OG, NH or LH, VF and scarce multiple
1000.00
1003  2, a-c, 3, a
1871-72, 2k rose with handstamped center in various colors, four stamps of No.2 and two stamps of No.3, fresh quality, full/large part of OG (one stamp is unused, no gum), VF
250.00
1004 */U   6-10

Later issues
Unit

1875-88, eight mint or used (2) stamps, neatly arranged on a stockcard, full/part of OG or used, F/VF, C.v. $122
60.00
1005 */U   1/8

Urzhum
Nice Collection

1891-1911, 17 mint and used stamps, including two horizontal pairs with complete volost cancellations and one block of four (No.8), nice quality, full/part of OG or used, F/VF
150.00
1006  6
1901, 2k carmine, printed on wove paper, perforation 11 1/2, excellent quality single, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Schmidt #8, rank "RR"
750.00
1007    8
1905, registered cover from Toktaybielyakskiy Postal Station to Viatka District Court, franked by horizontal pair of 2k brown, tied by blue oval date stamp, paid for local delivery, upon arrival to Urzhum uprated by horizontal pair of Imperial 14k blue and carmine, all appropriate markings and Viatka arrival ds, VF
200.00
1008    8
1905, 2k brown in horizontal pair, used on registered cover addressed to Viatka District Court, tied by circular zemstvo ds, paid for rural delivery, upon arrival to Urzhum uprated by horizontal strip of three of Imperial 7kblue, Viatka arrival ds and Court boxed confirmation in violet, vertical fold, still F/VF
150.00
1009    8
1910, registered cover from Kosolapovskiy Postal Station to Viatka District Court, franked on reverse by 2k brown in horizontal pair, tied by blue oval date stamp, paid for local delivery to uezd, upon arrival to Urzhum uprated by Imperial 7k light blue in horizontal strip of three, Viatka arrival ds, slightly reduced at the top, otherwise VF
150.00
1010  23-26

Ustsysolsk

1908-15, Coat of Arms, eight stamps bearing eight different volost cancellations, including circular Storozhevskoye and oval Kocherginskoye markings, minor flaws possible, generally nice and fresh unit, VF
150.00
1011    23
1914, 2k brown, used on reverse of Romanov Dynasty stationery envelope 7k brown, addressed to St. Petersburg, tied by boxed two-line Pecherskoye volost cancellation, paid for delivery within zemstvo, upon arrival to Ustsysolsk oval zemstvo and Imperial Post markings were applied, St. Petersburg machine arrival ds, VF and one of just a few known Romanov stationeries used in Zemstvo Post
1000.00
1012 */U   1/11, Schmidt #27

Velsk
Neat Collection

1886-1916, 11 mint or pen cancelled stamps (4), representing No.1 in two different shades, fresh quality, full/large part of OG or used, VF, C.v. $295
120.00
1013 */U   1/21

Vessiegonsk
Collection on a Stockpage

1871-1913, 47 mostly mint stamps (7 - used), including two blocks of four and block of eight, nice condition, especially on the first issue, full/large part of OG or used, F/VF, C.v. $776++
250.00
1014  2/24

Yelisavetgrad
Cancelled Group

1872-85, nine stamps, bearing two manuscript and various zemstvo markings, minor usual flaws possible, generally nice and hard to find assemblage, F/VF
100.00
1015 */U   2/52

Zadonsk
Nice Quality Collection

1883-1914, 33 mostly mint stamps (five - used), housed on two stockcards, high level of completion, full/large part of OG or used, mostly VF, C.v. $505
200.00
1016 **   50a, b

Zienkov

1909, 2k bronze, imperforated complete gutter sheet of 98 (7x7+7x7), left part is inverted and forming seven horizontal tete-beche pairs with 76mm space between stamps, several zemstvo seals on the gutter, one stamp without "2" at the top left corner, generally nice condition, full OG, mostly NH, VF and a great rarity, Large Zemstvo C.v. $24,360++
5000.00
1017 */U   1/17

Zolotonosha
Nice Collection on Stockpages

1880-1916, 63 mostly mint stamps (nine used), including several blocks, two of which containing four couche, nice quality material overall, full/part of OG or used, F/VF, C.v. $852
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250.00
1018 */U   

Mostly Mint Collection in a Blue Stockbook

1866-1917, 871 mint or used (159) stamps, arranged by alphabetical order, representing issues from 141 zemstvo districts, including some better items, retail prices from $7 to $850,a few questionable stamps are included, but not counted, condition is a little mixed mainly on valuable stamps, but nice and fresh quality overall, full/part of OG or used, F/VF or better, C.v. is well over $20,000
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3500.00