Lots 520 - 529, Catalogue of Auction #73 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
520    SC #SK1
1848, stationery envelope 10k+1k black, size 137x107mm, nice quality without staining or ageing, just minor bottom left corner imperfection, unused, VF and exceedingly rare, a handful of unused examples of Number One stamped envelope had been recorded, Venets #1, C.v. $12,000
521    SC #SK1
1848, stationery envelope 10+1k black, sharp and clear embossing, size 137x107mm, addressed to Zhytomyr, pen cross cancellation, wax seal, VF, ex-Sarandinaki, Faberge
522  D  
1864, St. Petersburg General Post Office receipt for mailing to Zhytomyr, printed on thick watermarked paper, boxed red "Per Receipt 5k", usual folds, mostly VF and scarce
1867, Moscow Telegraph, two envelopes for telegram delivery on blue paper, pre-printed "Telegramma" with number and date, paper seals on reverse, both neatly used, VF
524    SC #SK21/27
1868-72, eight (seven different) unused stationery envelopes 20k and 30k with indicia at the top left and 10k, 20k and 30k with indicia at the top right, various sizes, fresh quality, VF, Mi #U14/18
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525    SC #SK37i
1883, stationery envelope 5k lilac, size 86x68mm, not officially issued, sent from St. Petersburg to Tsarskoye Selo, uprated by vertical pair of 1k orange, all appropriate markings, VF and scarce, this envelope is presented in Venets Cat. on page 81, #II.39 i, rank "R"
526  SC #ES4
1882-84, essay of Imperial stationery entire wrapper of 1k yellow, size 375x70mm, inscribed "Pochtovaia Banderol", excellent condition, VF and scarce, ex-Breitfuss, Faberge, Mi #S1
527    SC #ES6
1896, essay for Imperial reply letter card 10k+10k blue, contains two attached letter cards, size of each 174x106mm, appropriately folded, perfect condition, VF and scarce, one copy of such essay was presented to each participant of the UPU Conference of 1906 in Rome
528  SC #PK24
1913, Alexander III, three proofs of central vignette in carmine for stationery card of 3k denomination, printed on thin yellowish card, different stages of completion, VF
529  SC #PK25
1913, Romanov Dynasty issue, proof for postal stationery card of 4k in red, names of artist (Lancere) and engraver (Lundin) printed at the bottom of stamp, produced on a thin card, size 140x90mm, VF and very rare