Lots 491 - 520, Catalogue of Auction #74 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
491  1
1870, Baqeri issue, 1s dull violet, balanced margins all around, fresh quality, large part of OG, VF, Persiphila certificate, C.v. $325
150.00
492 (*)   2, var
1870, Baqeri issue, 2s green, two values printed on thin and pelure paper (listed in Persiphila Cat. #2g), first one is unused, no gum, the other one with pencil mark and pulled paper at the bottom right, F/VF appearance, both with Persiphila certificates
120.00
493 (*)   3
1870, Baqeri issue, 4s bluish green, type II, fresh quality, unused, traces of OG, VF, Persiphila certificate, C.v. $225
100.00
494  3
1870, Baqeri issue, 4s greenish blue, type III, neat top right corner favor cancellation, F/VF, Persiphila certificate, C.v. $225
75.00
495 (*)   3 var
1870, Baqeri issue, 4s blue green, printed on thin paper, type IV, close margin at the top right, unused, no gum, fine, Persiphila certificate, C.v. $225
75.00
496 (*)   4
1870, Baqeri issue, 8s carmine, type III, nice looking stamp, unused, no gum, F/VF, Persiphila certificate, C.v. $275
120.00
497 (*)   4 var
1870, Baqeri issue, 8s carmine, printed on medium paper, type IV, cut close at the bottom right, unused, no gum, fine, Persiphila certificate, C.v. $275++
100.00
498 */U   11, var
1875, Rouletted Lion issue, 1s black, three stamps of types A, B and C, first one is unused, others are postally used, F/VF, each one with Persiphila certificate, C.v. $375
150.00
499  12, var
1875, Rouletted Lion issue, 2s blue, three stamps of types A, B, C, all are postally used, first two in Kazvin or Tehran, the last one with close margins at sides, still F/VF, each one with Persiphila certificate, C.v. $225
100.00
500  13
1875, Rouletted Lion issue, 4s vermilion, type A, Rescht postal cancellation, enlarged side margins, VF, Persiphila certificate, C.v. $100
50.00
501  13b
1876, Rouletted Lion issue, 4s dull red, printed on thin paper, type C, Zendjan postal cancellation, tiny thin at the top, enlarged margin at sides, F/VF and scarce, Persiphila certificate, C.v. $750
250.00
502  14, var
1875, Rouletted Lion issue, 8s yellow green, three postally used stamps of types A, B and D, first one with partly unprinted top right corner, some paper toning, two others are in fresh quality, F/VF, each one with Persiphila certificate, C.v. $525
200.00
503  14A
1876, Vertical Lion Sheet issue, 1s black, cancelled on a piece, a part of Rescht magenta postmark, fresh, VF, Persiphila certificate, C.v. $600
250.00
504  16
1876, Blocks of Four Lion issue, 2s gray blue, type C, cut close on the right and at the bottom, fresh quality otherwise, full OG, previously hinged, fine and scarce, Persiphila certificate, C.v. $600
150.00
505  16
1876, Blocks of Four Lion issue, 2s gray blue, type D, enlarged margins except bottom right corner, cancelled at Tabriz, remainder of backing paper, fine, Persiphila certificate, C.v. $750
200.00
506 (*)   17
1876, Blocks of Four Lion issue, 2s black, type D, short margin on the left, unused, no gum, fine and scarce, several expert's hs on reverse, Persiphila certificate, C.v. $1,000
200.00
507  18
1876-79, two stamps of 4s vermilion, both are type A, first one - Blocks of Four Lion issue, unused with pencil mark at the top right corner, the other one - Re-engraved Lion issue, postally used at Tabriz, somewhat margin shortage, still fine, each one with Persiphila certificate, C.v. $300
100.00
508  19
1876-79, two stamps of 1k carmine, first one - Blocks of Four Lion issue, type B, the other one - Re-engraved Lion issue, type D, both are postally used, the last one cut close on the right, F/VF, each one with Persiphila certificate, C.v. $200
75.00
509  19b
1876, Blocks of Four Lion issue, 1k carmine, type C, printed on vertically laid paper, cancelled by Zendjan marking, cut close on the right, still fresh and fine, Persiphila certificate, C.v. $1,200
300.00
510  20
1876, Blocks of Four Lions issue, 4k yellow, type A, enlarged margin on the left with balanced margins at three other sides, Tabriz postal cancellation, minute toned spot at the bottom right corner, otherwise VF, Persiphila certificate, C.v. $300
100.00
511  20
1876, Blocks of Four Lion issue, 4k ocher, two postally used stamps of types A and B, F/VF, each one with Persiphila certificate, C.v. $600
200.00
512  20 var
1876, Blocks of Four Lion issue, 4k olive bistre, type C, nice margins all around, neat Kerman postal cancellation, VF, Persiphila certificate, C.v. $300++
150.00
513  20b
1876, Blocks of Four Lion issue, 4k olive bistre, printed on vertically laid paper, type B, balanced margins all around, postal cancellation, VF, Persiphila certificate, C.v. $300
150.00
514  33-34
1878-79, Re-engraved Lion issue, two stamps of 1k carmine and 1k red on yellow paper, first one with Tehran, the other one with Ispahan postal markings, nice margins, mostly VF, each stamp with Persiphila certificate, C.v. $350
150.00
515  34
1878-79, Re-engraved Lion issue, 1k carmine on yellow paper, type D, enlarged margins all around, Ispahan postal marking, thin spot in the middle, still VF appearance, Persiphila certificate, C.v. $175
50.00
516  35
1878-79, Re-engraved Lion issue, 4k blue, type A, enlarged margins all around, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Persiphila certificate, C.v. $450
200.00
517  36, var
1878-79, Re-engraved Lion issue, 5k, three postally used stamps, two of which are type A in violet or purple, the last one is type C in violet (tiny thin at the top), all with nice four-side margins, VF appearance, each one with Persiphila certificate, C.v. $450
200.00
518  37
1878-79, Re-engraved Lion issue, 5k gold, type B, Tehran postal cancellation, four-side margins, fresh and VF, Persiphila certificate, C.v. $750
300.00
519  38
1878-79, Re-engraved Lion issue, 5k red bronze, type A, postally used at Meched, balanced margins, pin-hole, remained backing paper, collectible quality scarce stamp, VF appearance, Persiphila certificate, C.v. $2,500
500.00
520 **   560-73
1915, Coronation of Shah Ahmed, 1c-5k, reprints, set of 13 miniature sheets of five printed on both sides, ten sheets (1c-24c) have stamps with inverted center at one side, no gum as produced, NH, VF and scarce group
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1500.00