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Lots 1085 - 1107,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #80, December 14, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
1085  Schmidt #26

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

Bielozersk

1881, 2k gray, nice margins imperforated single, large part of OG, VF
70.00 
 
1086  29

Bogorodsk

1883, 10k blue, broken "10" at the bottom right value tablet variety, nice quality, full OG, VLH, VF and scarce, C.v. $700 for a stamp without variety
375.00 
 
1087  43
1884, 10k lilac, left sheet margin horizontal pair, nice margins all around, large part of OG, VF
75.00 
 
1088    111
1895, cover from Moscow to Bogorodsk zemstvo, franked by Imperial 7k blue, upon arrival to Bogorodsk uprated with 4k red brown, paid for rural delivery, all appropriate markings, VF
140.00 
 
1089    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 (catalogued$150), paid for local postage, all appropriate transit and arrival markings, light vertical fold away from the stamps, mostly VF
375.00 
 
1090 */U   5/149

Nice Starting Collection

1872-96, 38 mint or used (12) stamps, nice and clean quality unit, full/large part of OG or used, mostly VF, C.v. $912
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275.00 
 
1091    Schmidt #2

Kazan

1870, stationery envelope with blue handstamp (6k), size 140x118mm, properly signed at the bottom, practically perfect quality, unused, VF and scarce, ex-Dr. Nikitin
375.00 
 
1092  8

Kharkov

1885, 5k ultramarine, manuscript date "18.III", fresh quality, VF and according to the V. Katsman's handbook only seven used stamps are recorded, that's 8th exemplar
95.00 
 
1093    

Kotelnich

1910, cover addressed to Vyatka District Court from peasant of Shumbenskaya Volost, franked on reverse with Imperial 7k blue on reverse, oval volost marking and arrival ds, cover is slightly reduced at top, otherwise F/VF
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110.00 
 
1094  24 var

Lokhvitsa

1910, diagonal (instead of horizontal) violet surcharge 3k on 10k blue violet, a part of zemstvo cancellation, small bottom left corner imperfection, VF and rare variety, Schmidt #22M, Large Zemstvo C.v. $5,000
475.00 
 
1095    7

Ostrov

1911, 3k multicolored, top sheet margin horizontal pair, used on reverse of registered cover addressed to uezd administration, tied by violet oval zemstvo ds, another marking is on front, slightly reduced on the right, still VF
180.00 
 
1096    7

Pskov

1886, 3k black, imperforated 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, ex-Faberge
190.00 
 
1097    44
1909, local cover addressed to Pskov administration, franked on reverse by 3k green, yellow and blue, tied by violet zemstvo ds, VF, ex-Faberge
95.00 
 
1098    Schmidt #1
1892, stationery postcard 1 1/2k blue, printed on gray blue paper, fresh quality, unused, VF
55.00 
 
1099  4a, 5a

Shatsk

1884, 3k black, oval shaped stamps, vertical or horizontal tete-beche pairs, full OG, LH, VF
180.00 
 
1100    7
1887, 3k black, tied by postmaster handstamp "Ряб." (Рябинский), used on cover addressed to Shatsk administration, wax seal, slight filing folds, F/VF
140.00 
 
1101    9
1888, 3k black on bluish gray paper, two stamps used on reverse of local cover addressed to zemstvo administration, cancelled by two line "Zav. Pocht. Ryabinsky" marking, sealed with wax, light fold away from the stamp, mostly VF
170.00 
 
1102  6

Urzhum

1901, 2k carmine, printed on wove paper, perforation 11 1/2, excellent quality single, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Schmidt #8, rank "RR", C.v. $1,200
550.00 
 
1103    27

Ustsysolsk

1915, cover from Uglich to Troitsko- Pechorskaya volost via Ustsysolsk, franked by two stamps including Romanov Dynasty 7k brown, upon arrival to Ustsysolsk uprated with 2k green, perforation 121/2, tied by black zemstvo ds, mostly VF
275.00 
 
1104  22

Zienkov

1893, Coat of Arms, imperforated plate proof of 3k in dark green, left sheet margin single, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, no gum as produced, VF
65.00 
 
1105  Schmidt #35 var
1898, 3k bronze, perforated single of type 3 with inverted "3" at the top left value tablet, natural gum loss at the top, VF and rare variety
140.00 
 
1106    6

Zolotonosha

1891, black handstamped surcharge 3k on 2k black, green and yellow, bottom sheet margin single, used on reverse of local cover from Yeremeyevskaya volost to zemstvo administration, tied by black violet oval zemstvo "1.Nov.91" ds, wax seal removed, VF, Schmidt #7, A. Faberge's manuscript note on front about rarity of this cover
375.00 
 
1107 */U   

Nice Looking Collection on Stockpages

1868-1917, 421 mint and used (63) stamps, singles, pairs, strips and multiples, representing 78 different districts, some better items, nice quality overall, we mention just three defected stamps, full/large part of OG or used, F/VF, C.v. is over $10,000
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1900.00