Lots 1158 - 1218, Catalogue of Auction #73 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
1158  Schmidt #14

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

Atkarsk

1882, 3k blue and red, type 2, nice quality single, full OG,LH, VF, Chuchin #8 footnote, rank "R"
150.00
1159  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
1160 **   Schmidt #112

Bielozersk

1919, 1r black on green network, complete tete-beche sheet of eight, slight fold along the gutter, full OG, NH, VF, ex-Ustinovsky
200.00
1161  4-5, var

Bogorodsk

1872, 1k and 5k, two different shades for each stamp, full/part of OG or unused, no gum (1), VF
100.00
1162  6-10 var
1873, 1k-10k, complete set of nine, including color shades of 1k, 5k and both 10k stamps, full/large part of OG (one stamp has no gum), previously hinged, mostly VF
100.00
1163 **   38, var
1884, 5k gray lilac, top right corner sheet margin block of four, upper left stamp has incomplete retouch of the oval with visible "5" on the right, full OG, NH (hinged at the margin), VF and an attractive piece
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250.00
1164    74
1893, cover from Warsaw to Bogorodsk zemstvo, franked by Imperial stamp of 7k blue, upon arrival to Bogorodsk uprated with 5k orange red, paid for rural delivery, all appropriate markings, VF and scarce origin
200.00
1165 */U   81-90
1894, 2k-20k, two complete issues of eight and two respectively, full/part of OG or used, F/VF, C.v. $252
100.00
1166    90
1894, cover from Moscow to Bogorodsk zemstvo, franked by 7k blue, tied by numeral cancellation, upon arrival to Bogorodsk uprated with 4k rose, all appropriate markings, VF
150.00
1167    150
1896, cover from Russian Levant (St. Athon Monastery) to Bogorodsk zemstvo via Odessa, franked by 10k carmine and green, upon delivery by Imperial Post additionally franked with zemstvo stamp of 4k orange, paid local postage, all appropriate transit and arrival markings, light vertical fold away from the stamps, mostly VF
500.00
1168  15a

Cherdyn

1895, imperforated plate proof of 3k in green (issued color), fresh quality, no gum as produced, VF
75.00
1169  8-10

Chern

1869-71, black or blue handstamps 3k on wide (8mm) or narrow (4mm) quadrille paper, three values, nice and flawless, full OG or no gum as issued, VF, first one has Schmidt #10, rank "R"
250.00
1170  1

Dmitrov

1874, 3k red and blue, two diamond shaped stamps, used as postage or due stamps with manuscript "Paid" or "Unpaid" respectively, fresh, F/VF
100.00
1171  8a

Dukhovstschina

1879, 6k black, printed on lilac rose paper, type 3, manuscript cancellation "23 January 1880", fresh, VF
150.00
1172  9

Glazov

1896, 2k black and light olive green, owner's sign on reverse, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF
75.00
1173  9a
1896, 2k black and slight olive green, background is inverted, a part of violet zemstvo cancellation, fresh and flawless example, VF and extremely rare, reportedly four stamps recoded, ex-Ferrari, Schmidt #10M 1, rank"RRRR", Large Zemstvo C.v. $50,000
20000.00
1174  12 var

Kadnikov

1898, 3k green and red, large green spot under top right value tablet variety, pen cross cancellation, VF
75.00
1175  4, a, b, var

Kassimov

1875, blue embossing 3k, four round-shaped stamps of various shades, including stamp in light blue with "double" impression (partially overlapped at right), full OG (the last one with small thin), VF appearance
250.00
1176  1-4

Kholm

1906-11, 1k-3k, two singles, horizontal pair and block of four, each one with three-line date stamp in violet or gray blue, nice quality, VF
150.00
1177  2

Kirillov

1872, 2k dark blue on brick red paper, imperforated block of four, representing two different types, no gum as produced, VF
75.00
1178  24 var

Lokhvitsa

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 rare variety, Schmidt #22M, Large Zemstvo C.v. $5,000
1000.00
1179 **   17 var

Luga

1900, 3k gray blue, on thick yellowish paper, right sheet margin single, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1180 */U   2/17

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
1181 */U   1-5, var

Nikolsk
Nice Group

1884-1914, 11 mint or used stamps, including nicely cancelled two stamps of No.2 on one piece, No.4 without yellow color and bogus surcharge "5" on 2k, fresh quality, full OG or used, mostly VF
150.00
1182 * P  1/8

Opochka
Selection

1876-1900, six mint stamps, including No.1 and 2, and five proofs, fresh quality overall, full/large part of OG or no gum as produced, VF, C.v. $332
120.00
1183  46 var

Poltava

1910, rose lilac (color variety) diagonal surcharge 1k on 15k violet and gray, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce error
100.00
1184  1 var

Porkhov

1879, 5k lilac, imperforated single with full but shifted to the right offset on gum side, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
1185    8

Pskov

1886, 3k black, vertical pair of diamond shaped stamps, used on reverse of registered local cover addressed to the district court, tied by zemstvo ds with inverted date of cancel device, roughly opened, archival pin-holes, still F/VF and very scarce, ex-Faberge
500.00
1186  10/47

Beautiful Assemblage

1891-1907, 32 mostly mint stamps (one - lightly used) in singles, pair and block of four, nothing very expensive, but nice and fresh quality material, full/large part of OG, VF, C.v. $332
100.00
1187    

Postal History Exhibition Style Collection

1886-1911, 16 local covers neatly arranged on pages with detailed inscription, including money letter, nice variety of franking, mostly addressed to uezd administration, usual conveyance flaws possible, nicely presented unit, F/VF or better, ex-Faberge
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16
1500.00
1188  

Medicine stamps

1919, 20k-5r, set of five, printed in blue on colored paper, full OG or unused, no gum (2), VF
100.00
1189  2-3

Ryazhsk

1887-92, 3k black on lilac or rose paper, two cancelled singles - by manuscript number or pen cross with a part of Imperial Post ds, first one with some discoloration, F/VF
100.00
1190  10 var

Rzhev

1887, 2k green, top right corner value tablet with inverted "3" variety, full OG, LH, VF and an attractive single
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75.00
1191 */U   7-13

Small Selection

1881-96, ten mint or used (4) stamps, including No.9 with manuscript cancellation (cut to shape at the bottom), and proof of No.11 in gray and red, nice quality, full OG (two without gum) or used, VF, C.v. $700
250.00
1192 */U   1/21

Sapozhok
Fresh Group

1870-1913, 18 mint or used (5) stamps, arranged on a stockcard, nothing expensive, but premium quality unit, full OG (three - unused) or used, mostly VF, C.v. $200
100.00
1193 (*)   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
1194  23
1890, 3k blue and red, tied by blue oval zemstvo cancellation with missing year of the date stamp "90" endorsed by hand, nice quality, VF and very scarce
150.00
1195 */U   5/41

Clean Selection

1874-1914, 29 mint or used (9) stamps, including handstamp 5k in red, dark blue surcharge 3k on 5k violet and more, fresh quality overall, full/part of OG or used, F/VF, C.v. is over $900
350.00
1196  4a-5a

Shatsk

1883-84, 3k black, two stamps in vertical or horizontal tete-beche pairs, the last one is slightly folded between stamps, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF
150.00
1197    6
1886, 3k black, used on reverse of local cover addressed to zemstvo administration, tied by postmaster "Riab." (Riabinskiy) cancellation, wax seal, mostly VF
150.00
1198 */U   2/24

Nice Collection

1873-1916, 34 mint or used (8) stamps, one of those on large piece, including No.2 in premium quality, imperforated block of four (No.11a), top left stamp with broken value circle, nice range of cancellations, full/part of OG or used, VF, C.v. $620
300.00
1199  1

Shlisselburg

1865, 5k black, two stamps printed on paper of different shades, full or part of OG, VF
200.00
1200  2

Soroki

1878, 3k black, yellow, carmine rose and pale blue, blue zemstvo cancellation reads: "27.AUG.1878", according to official documents stamp of No.2 was issued in 1879, offered stamp confirms that a part of drawing was produced in 1878; misplaced horizontal perforation, small thin, still VF and rare, ex-Faberge
150.00
1201 **/*   11c var
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
1202  2/9

Spassk

1883-1912, ten mint perforated or imperforated stamps, including horizontal pair, placed on a stockcard, full OG or unused, no gum, VF, C.v. $160 (website photo)
75.00
1203  5b, 7

Starobyelsk

1882-83, 3k blue and 3k goldish yellow, first one imperforated at sides, the other one with perforation shift on the left, full OG, LH, VF
150.00
1204  1, 1a, 2

Sudzha

1882-86, 5k blue and 5k red, three different used stamps, tied by black zemstvo ds or manuscript cancellation, first two with small faults, still F/VF
100.00
1205  Schmidt #5

Tikhvin

1871, pale red handstamp (5k), originated from vertical strip of 20, nice quality, full OG, previously hinged, VF, ex-Kirchner, Faberge
250.00
1206 **   34
1900, 3k black, brown, light blue and silver, irregular block of 24, light vertical crease is affecting five stamps, fresh quality, full OG, mainly NH, VF
120.00
1207  6

Urzhum

1901, Swan, 2k carmine, a part of oval zemstvo cancellation, nice condition, VF
100.00
1208    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
1209  1-3

Vasil

1871-78, embossed 5k, black and blue handstamp of 5k, three stamps cancelled by hand (pen cross or manuscript), two last one with small thins, F/VF and rare group
150.00
1210 **   3

Vessiegonsk

1871, 2k blue, three side margin block of eight (2x4), one stamp has small thin, full original yellow brown gum, NH, VF
100.00
1211  5-8, var
1873-81, 1/2k-5k, complete set of eight oval-shaped stamps, including color shades and design changes, full OG or unused no gum (3), VF
100.00
1212  15 var

Yelets

1882, violet blue round-shaped handstamp 5k on gray horizontally narrow laid paper, overlapped by neighbor handstamp on the right variety, no gum as issued, VF and scarce
150.00
1213  15 var
1882, dark blue round-shaped handstamp 5k on gray horizontally narrow laid paper, pen cross cancellation, slight folds and tiny thin, fresh and VF appearance of rare color variety
250.00
1214 **/*   2, var

Yelisavetgrad

1872, 5k green, block of four printed on white paper and a single printed on grayish paper, full OG, NH or LH, VF
100.00
1215  Schmidt #35 var

Zienkov

1898, 3k bronze, perforated single of type 3 with inverted "3" at the top left value tablet, large part of OG, VF and very rare variety
250.00
1216 **   50a, var
1909, 2k dark bronze, block of 49 (7x7), half of a sheet, stamp on position 49 without "2" at the top left, several folds between stamps, otherwise full OG, NH, VF, Large Zemstvo C.v. $5,100++
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500.00
1217 */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
1218  

Soviet issues
Collection

1918-19, eight stamps of Luga and three from Perm, all mounted on one page from the Collection, fresh quality, F/VF, ex-Ustinovsky
150.00