Lots 1117 - 1124, Catalogue of Auction #72 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
1117  1c
1862, Coat of Arms, 6k dark blue, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, nice margins all around and very fresh, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $200
1118  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
1119  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
1120    15
1896, 10k pale red and green, used on cover from Trebizond (now Trabzon) to Constantinople, appropriately cancelled, postmarked on arrival, VF
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 usual separations, full OG, NH or hinged, F/VF and rare trial issue
1912, cover from Russian PO in Chios to Athens, negative "Chios Poste Russe Gratuit" handstamp alongside, machine Athens arrival ds on reverse, VF
1123    208
1914, postcard from Russian PO at Stary Athon to Paris, franked by black surcharge 20pa on 5k claret, tied by Stary Athon 21.01 ds, this postmark had been in usage for very short period of time, arrival ds, slightly rounded corners, F/VF

Postal History Group

1880-1914, three covers and two postcards, sent from Russian PO in Jaffa (2), Jerusalem and Mytilene, incoming from Taganrog to Chios via Odessa, appropriately franked, minor conveyance flaws, mostly F/VF
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