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Lots 120 - 142,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #78, May 31, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Net Price
120  D  1a
1920, Dashnaktsutyun Newspaper, sent locally in Yerevan (address label removed), franked by black surcharge (type I) 60k on 1k orange in imperforated horizontal strip of four, usual folds and some edge imperfections, mostly VF and rare
N/A
121    11
1921, Imperial stationery postcard with black surcharge 30k on 3k red, uprated by double violet framed overprint on 20k blue and red, sent from Alexandropol to Batum, all appropriate markings, arrival ds, VF and rare, expertized by Romeko
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sold
122    43 var, 44
1920, inverted black framed overprint over black surcharge 60k on 1k orange and black framed overprint on 1r dark brown, pale brown and orange, three stamps (a single and horizontal pair) used on registered cover from Yerevan to Tiflis, postmarked on arrival, VF
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sold
123  Artar #80g, var
1919, framed violet overprint (size 14mm) on 1r dark brown, pale brown and orange, imperforated block of four, top right stamp without overprint, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce
sold
124  Artar #79g-80g
1919, framed overprint (size 14mm) on 1r dark brown, pale brown and orange, se-tenant horizontal pair, left stamp with black, right stamp with violet overprint, full OG, previously hinged, VF
sold
125 **/*   Artar #79c, 80c, 85e, var
1919, framed black or violet overprint (9mm) on 1r, two imperforated singles (one with inverted black overprint) and horizontal pair with "V" labels at sides, in addition framed black inverted overprint (12mm) on imperforated3.50r, all stamps and labels with offset on gum side, strip has small thin on left label, otherwise fresh, full OG, NH or LH, VF and an eye-catching group
sold
126 **/*   Artar #211a-c
1919, violet unframed overprint on 1r dark brown, pale brown and orange, imperforated block of ten (5x2), stamps of the top row with size of overprint 6.5mm, while bottom ones - 9.2mm, crease on the right is affecting two stamps, otherwise fresh, full OG, NH or previously hinged (3), VF and scarce multiple
sold
127  Artar #221c-88g
1919, 3,50r maroon and green, horizontal se-tenant pair, right stamp with unframed black overprint (9.2mm), while right one with framed violet overprint (14mm), full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce commercial item
sold
128  Artar #223c-90g
1919, 5r dark blue, green and pale blue, horizontal imperforated se-tenant pair, right stamp with unframed black overprint (9.2mm), right one with framed violet overprint (14mm), full OG, previously hinged, VF
sold
129  Artar #231c-97g I
1919, 7r green and rose, perforation 13 1/2, horizontal se- tenant pair, right stamp with unframed black overprint (9.2mm), right one with framed violet overprint (14mm), full OG, previously hinged, VF and nice commercial item
sold
130  Artar #238c, var
1919, unframed black overprint (9.2mm) on 10r scarlet, yellow and gray, perforated horizontal pair, right stamp with double overprint, full OG, LH, mostly VF
sold
131  Artar #238c-103g
1919, 10r scarlet, yellow and gray, horizontal se-tenant pair, right stamp with unframed black overprint (9.2mm), right one with framed violet overprint (14mm), full OG, previously hinged, VF
sold
132  Artar #239a var
1919, double unframed violet overprint (6.5mm) on 10r scarlet, yellow and gray, nicely centered perforated single, full OG, LH, VF
sold
133    186, 196
1921, black surcharge 5r on two Romanov Dynasty stamps, used on cover from Yerevan to Tiflis, address is partly erased, postmarked on arrival, F/VF
sold
134  Artar #309
1919, second monogram black surcharge 100r on 5r dark blue, green and pale blue, a single with "V" label on the left with perforation 12 1/2, Yerevan CTO cancellation, VF, expertized by Romeko and A. Rosselevitch, C.v. $150
sold
135  Artar #470a
1919, second monogram black surcharge 100r over unframed black overprint (6.5mm) on 5r dark blue, green and pale blue, perforation 12 1/2 with minor irregularities on the left, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, expert's hs on reverse, C.v. $150
sold
136 */U   193-95, 251-53 var

Second Monogram Surcharges on Money stamps and Postal Saving stamps

1920, 27 mint or used stamps, 15 money stamps, including three blocks of four and 12 Postal Saving stamps, three of which with inverted surcharges, neatly arranged on page from a Collection, fresh quality, mostly VF, we note that money stamps were not officially issued and therefore were not in postal circulation, C.v. is over $1,000
sold
137  255-65, var

Second Monogram Surcharges on Postal Charity stamps of the World War I

1920, 18 mint stamps with black surcharges 1r-100r on 1k-10k, printed on colored or white paper, arranged on two pages from a Collection, full OG or unused, no gum (8), mostly VF, C.v. $1,035 for listed values. We note that these stamps had never been in postal circulation
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sold
138  Artar #600-09

Ministerial Album of the Paris issue

1919-20, 20-page booklet with dark brown cover, containing 72 proofs, 10 stamps overprinted "Specimen", 18 various errors in singles or blocks, all are neatly mounted on pages, a bit wearing of the cover, pages are in perfect quality, no gum as produced or full OG, VF and very rare, only 25 such booklets were produced by Chassepot Printer's Plant
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
sold
139  300/09
1922, Soviet issue, 5r-10,000r, set of nine imperforated monochromatic proofs in various colors, most with sheet margins, including unissued denomination of 5r, all affixed over one piece, very slight foxing, still fresh and VF
sold
140 **   304, var
1922, Soviet issue, 1000r blue and pale greenish blue, block of four, top left stamp with printing varieties - a dot on frame and white spot on the right column, full OG, NH, VF
N/A
141 */U   

Outstanding Collection with Emphasis of Early Overprints and Surcharges in Red Album

1919-22, 730 mostly mint stamps, representing in the first part main catalogue numbers with high level of completion, in the second part specialized by overprint sizes and containing 120 different inverted overprints and surcharges, in addition several nice se-tenants and tete-beche, continues with not valuable First Constantinople, Paris and Soviet issues, some forgeries in the first two parts are mentioned as such, and it's no more then 10% of total Collection value, nice and fresh quality overall, with just several occasional flaws, full/large part of OG or used, F/VF or better, many stamps with old-time expert's hs, this Collection is a real godsend for an Armenian philatelic enthusiast
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91
sold
142    

Aid for Armenians and Assyrians Victims of Genocide

1918, American Committee for Armenian and Syrian Relief Caucasus Branch pre-printed cover from Yerevan to Boston, franked by two values, Russian and American censorship markings on front and reverse, opened roughly, still F/VF and rare postal history item of disastrous period of Armenian history
575.00