Lots 1246 - 1285, Catalogue of Auction #73 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
1246 **   1-5

Catalogued by Comprehensive Catalogue of Ukrainian Philately by John Bulat

1918, Currency stamps, 10sh- 50sh, complete set of five, blocks of four, no gum as issued, NH, VF and scarce set of multiples
1247    7, 10
1918, COD cover from Berdichev to Vinnitsia, franked by eight stamps on reverse, red label "Nalozhenyi Platezh", postmarked on arrival, mostly VF
1248  247 var

Trident Overprints

1918, violet overprint (type 2) on 4k red with provisional sewing-machine perforation, used together with five other values on large part of parcel card in 1920, mostly VF and rare
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1249    321b
1918, blue overprint (type 2b) on imperforated 5r in block of four, used on reverse of parcel card from Berdichev to Iziaslav together with six other values, some flaws and archival pin-holes, still F/VF
1250  379-80
1918, violet overprint (type 2d) on Romanov Dynasty stamps of 14k and over black surcharge 20k on 14k, favor cancellations, VF and rare, 25 or 50 examples were produced respectively, first one expertized by J. Bulat
1251 **   555 var
1918, violet overprint (type 2gg) over black surcharge 20 (k) on 14k blue green, bottom sheet margin horizontal pair, left stamp has inverted overprint and forming nice tete-beche pair, full OG, NH, VF, each stamp expertized by J. Bulat
1252  629, 631-32
1918, black overprint (type 3) on perforated 3.50r, 7r and 10r, two of which with sheet margins, neat Kyiv cancellations, VF and rare group, only 25 stamps of 10r were produced, C.v. $555
1253  642-44 a, b
1918, black or brown overprints (type 3) on imperforated 3.50r, 5r and 7r, four values, full OG, LH, VF, all are properly expertized, C.v. $245
1254  661-82


1918, black overprint (type 1) on perforated and imperforated stamps of 1k-70k, complete set of 21, each one postally used, mainly fresh condition, F/VF, all are properly expertized, C.v. $394
1255  678 var
1918, black overprint (type 1) on imperforated 2k green, vertical gutter block of four, left stamps with inverted overprint, forming two horizontal tete-beche pairs, folded between stamps, full OG, previously hinged, VF
1256    679
1919, registered cover from Kharkiv to Moscow, franked by 12 stamps on reverse, including nine of black overprint (type 1) on imperforated 3k red, along with "Sword Breaking Chain" 35k ultra and two Imperial stamps, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF and scarce franking
1257  824d


1918, boxed violet trident (type 2) on 10k dark blue, postal Katerinoslav cancellation, fresh, VF and very scarce, only a few recorded, this overprint had been used for stationery items and "rub" denomination values, expertized by U.P.V.
1258  943-57


1918, violet overprint (type 1) on perforated stamps of 2k-70k, complete set of 14 (stamp of 14k unknown in mint condition), full/large part of OG, VF, properly expertized, C.v. $464
1259  1001/13
1918, black overprint (type 1) on imperial stamps of 1k- 10r, set of seven postally used stamps, fresh, mostly VF, C.v. $775
1260  1045-47
1918, black overprint (type 2) on 1r, 3.50r and 5r, three postally used high values, mostly VF, expertized by UPV, Dr. Seichter and others, C.v. $295
1261  1059, 1072 var


1918, black overprint (type 1) on perforated 2k green and imperforated 3k red, two horizontal pairs, right stamp without overprint in each pair, full OG, LH, VF, expertized by Romeko
1262 **   1091
1918, reprint of black overprint (type 1) on imperforated 2k green, complete pane of 25, folded once between stamps, Dr. Seichter's inscription is affixed at the bottom margin, full OG, NH, mostly VF and the largest known multiple in existence
1263    1110, 1159
1919, registered cover from volost Tatarovskoye (Kherson Gub.) to Kherson, franked on reverse by three stamps, including two values with Odessa overprint of types 2 and 4, appropriate registered label, no arrival ds, VF
1264  1258
1918, black overprint (type 5c) on 3.50r black and gray, printed on vertically laid paper, tied by appropriate Henichesk ds, mostly VF, C.v. $300
1265 **/*   1267a/77e

Collection of Type 5c

1918, black overprint on perforated and imperforated stamps of 1k-3.50r, 24 mostly mint (one -used) stamp in singles, pairs and blocks, representing inverted, double and mixed types overprints, pairs with and without overprints and more, fresh quality, full OG, NH or LH, F/VF or better
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1266    1830


1918, five stamps with black overprint (type 11b) on 15k brown lilac and blue, used on reverse of registered cover from Kirnasovskaya Train Station to Obodovka, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, vertical fold away from the stamps, mostly VF
1267  2059/73, a
1918, black overprint (type 14b) on perforated stamps of 2k-10r, set of 15, including inverted overprint on 3.50r, full OG, LH or previously hinged, mostly VF, ex-Dr. Zelonka, C.v. $780
1268 **/*   214, var

Local Trident Overprints
Chernihiv Type 1

1918, black overprint on perforated 5k claret, horizontal strip of three, middle stamp without overprint, full OG, NH or LH (central stamp), VF, expertized by UPV and Dr. Schneider
1269  2308a


1918, gray black overprint on perforated 20k blue and red, horizontal pair, appropriate Berezno ds and punches, VF appearance of probably unique pair, expertized by A. Epstein
1270  2314
1918, violet overprint on imperforated 1k orange, a part of postal cancellation, VF, several guarantees on reverse
1271  2316
1918, violet overprint on imperforated 3k red, a part of postal marking, VF and probably unique, expertized by Dr. Seichter, this stamp is illustrated in the Dr. Ceresa Monograph with note "the only known example"
1272  2320-21
1918, violet overprint on imperforated 70k and 1r, nice quality, full OG, LH, VF and scarce, expertized by J. Bulat and Dr. Seichter, these stamps are illustrated in the Dr. Ceresa Monograph
1273  2328, var

Chernihiv Type 2

1918, black overprint on perforated 2k and 10k, official Soviet reprints, full OG, LH, VF, several guarantee hs on reverse, the last stamp is not listed in the Bulat Cat.
1274  2347a
1918, violet overprint on imperforated 5r dark blue, green and pale blue, used on large part of money order from Chernihiv to Smela, appropriate date stamp cancellation with additional punches, mostly VF and very rare, this piece is one of just three recorded postal history items franked by stamps with Chernihiv type 2 trident, ex-Dr. Seichter
1275 */U   2356-63, 2356a


1918, violet trident overprint on 1k-50k, complete set of nine, including inverted overprint on 1k orange, six mint with OG and three postally used, mostly VF, expertized by J. Bulat, Dr. Seichter and others, C.v. $695
1918, registered cover sent locally in Homel, franked altogether by 18 stamps, including violet overprint on imperforated 2k green in extremely rare block of ten and horizontal imperforated strip of five with Kyiv violet overprint (type 2ee), all appropriate markings, backstamped, VF, ex-Dr Seichter, his detailed description is enclosed
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1277 */U   2364/89

Exhibition Style Collection

1918, red overprint on 93 mostly mint perforated and imperforated stamps (18 - used), including singles, pairs and blocks, some better items, fresh condition, full/part of OG or used, F/VF, ex-J. Terlecky, C.v. is over $3,000
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6

Odessa (Unrecorded Overprint)

1918, black overprint on imperforated 15k brown lilac and blue, block of four, appropriate cancellation and repaired punches, cut through design at the bottom, fine appearance of extremely rare item
1279  2466, 2470


1918, violet overprint over black surcharge 10k on 7k and imperforated 3k, official Soviet reprints, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
1280  2483


1918, black overprint on imperforated 1r dark brown, pale brown and orange, official Soviet reprint, full OG, LH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
1281    2496


1919, money order for 546rub to Ostrog, bearing three of five imperforated stamps of 1r with inverted violet overprint (two stamps missing and until now not discovered), postmarked on arrival, VF appearance, the unique item with three only recorded stamps
1282 */U   

Collection of Kyiv Tridents Overprints with Locals

1918, 289 mostly mint stamps (used ? less then 30%), representing types 1-3, including type 1 broken trident, type 2 multiple and single handstamps, highlights included type 1 on perforated 7k, type 2f on 7r, vertically laid paper, broken trident over Romanov 20k/14k, type 2gg on Romanov 4k and many others; local tridents included Ovruch 50k cancelled on a piece, Soviet reprints of Barashi, Berezno, Sarny type 2 and Zlynka, in addition unrecorded Zhukyn (Chernihiv Gub.) tridents on five pieces, altogether 15 stamps, as well as three Kharkiv trident stationery items; minor flaws should be expected, generally fresh and high potential unit, full/large part of OG or used, F/VF, C.v. $1,200, Soviet reprints not counted, ex-V. Ustinovsky
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
1283    B1-2


1919, registered cover from Sergeyevka- Izumskaya (Kharkiv Gub.) to Yevpatoria, franked by two surcharged values and "Sword Breaking Chain" of 35k and 70k, met altogether 1.80r charge (postal rate is 1.75r),postmarked on arrival, VF and scarce

Vienna issue

1920, 284 imperforated stamps in singles, pairs, blocks and multiples, vast majority are proofs with white back or printed on old maps, double impressions, wrong, inverted or shifted centers, many scarce items throughout, occasional folds possible, generally nice quality material, no gum as produced, NH, F/VF or better
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15
1285 **   1-4

Rimini Displaced Persons Camp issues

1946-47, 10sh- 1hr, large size imperforated se-tenant sheet in green, size 240x180mm, contains 14 stamps and one souvenir sheet in the center, fresh condition overall, no gum as produced, VF, Ukrainian Society seal on reverse