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Lots 513 - 557,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #79, September 14, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
513  12-13, 19, 23

Russian stamps used in Kingdom of Poland

1865-66, 1k, 3k and 10k, the total is 11 stamps without watermark or on horizontally laid paper bearing various cancellations, among better No.56, 211, 241, 278, and two different types of Warsaw Rail Road markings, nice and fresh condition, mostly VF
140.00 
 
514  

Non-Postal Stamps

1918, "Das Erloste Polen" (Redeemed Poland), commemorating Liberation of Poland after the World War I, group of nine embossed labels, printed in Vienna, nice and very fresh, VF
95.00 
 
515 **   594a/701a
1940-49, Memorable Dates, Native People, Brotero, President Carmona, Bank of Portugal, Women Heads and Great Personalities, nine souvenir sheets (seven different), large ones with minor gum waves as always(no creasing), post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,410
Click the numbers below to see additional images:
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
375.00 
 
516 **   C1-10 imp

Air Post stamps

1936-41, Shield and Propeller, $1.50-$50, imperforated complete set of ten, each one with right sheet margin, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, VF and very rare, only limited quantity imperforated sets were printed, all with Sanabria guarantee hs
550.00 
 
517  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, imperforated single with numeral watermark "1", enlarged margins, cancelled on a piece by Riga circular pre-philatelic marking "Apr. 1858", VF and an eye-catching item, SC #1
250.00 
 
518  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, imperforated single with nice margins at sides and clear at the top and bottom, numeral watermark "1", a part of Tauroggen "June 1858" pre- philatelic cancellation, mostly VF
140.00 
 
519  1 var
1857, 10k brown and blue, imperforated single with balanced margins at three sides and short at bottom right, broken serif at left of "1" on "10" under oval inscription, cancelled by "9" inside oval dotted cancellation(Tauroggen), fresh and very rare variety of Number 1
400.00 
 
520 (*)   2
1858, 10k brown and blue, perforation 14 1/2x15, printed on thick paper with numeral "1" watermark, fresh colors and intact perforation, unused, no gum, VF, expertized by H. Bloch, SC #2
1400.00 
 
521  3
1858, 20k blue and orange, perforation 14 1/2x15, printed on thick paper with numeral "2" watermark, intense colors, bright and fresh single, full OG, LH, VF and rare in premium condition, PF certificate, SC #3
5500.00 
 
522 (*)   3
1858, 20k blue and orange, perforation 14 1/2x15, printed on thin paper with numeral "2" watermark, very well centering, fresh quality, unused, VF, expertized by A. Rosselevitch, SC #3
1900.00 
 
523  3
1858, 20k blue and orange, perforation 14 1/2x15, printed on thick paper with watermark numeral "2", large part of "Нижегор: Ярм." (N. Novgorod Trade Fair) cancellation, minor perf irregularities at the top, still unblemished colors, fresh, VF and extremely rare early Nizhny Novgorod Yarmarka marking, especially on No.3
475.00 
 
524  3
1858, trial color proof of 20k in green and violet, perforation 14 1/2x15, printed on paper without watermark, tiny thin at right mostly on margin, still fresh condition, no gum, VF appearance
190.00 
 
525 (*)   4
1858, 30k carmine and green, perforation 14 1/2x15, printed on thin paper with numeral "3" watermark, beautifully centered, unused, no gum, VF, expertized by H. Bloch, A. Diena certificate, SC #4
1900.00 
 
526  4
1858, 30k rose and green, perforation 14 1/2x15, printed on thin paper with watermark numeral "3", postal cancellation "Vilno Train Station 15.Mar.1869", slight facial scratch at left, fresh quality otherwise, VF appearance
275.00 
 
527  5-8
1864, 1k, 3k and 5k, complete set of three with perforation 12 1/2, fresh colors and intact perforation, full or large part of OG (5k has small translucent spot), VF, SC #8-10
550.00 
 
528  5
1864, 1k black and yellow, perforation 12 1/2, nicely centered with intact perforation, full OG, hinged, VF, SC #8
70.00 
 
529    9, 12, 22
1869, five stamps, including 20k with perforation 12 1/2, three stamps of 1k on paper without watermark and 5k on horizontally laid paper, met altogether 28k postal rate, used on entire wrapper from Taganrog to Marseille, Moscow transit and arrival ds on reverse, VF, an interesting postal history item bearing mixed franking of three different issues, ex-Liphschutz
700.00 
 
530 **   11
1863, City Post, 5k black and blue, top right corner sheet margin block of four, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC #CT2
95.00 
 
531  17
1865, 20k blue and orange, perforation 14 1/2x15, printed on paper without watermark, nice and fresh colors, intact perforation, the "key" value of the set, full original, but uneven gum, showing natural flows, VF, expertized by H. Bloch, SC #15
700.00 
 
532 **   19-25, var
1866, 1k-30k, complete set of six, printed on horizontally laid paper, four stamps with sheet margins (all are NH), in addition color shades of 3k and 5k (both are VLH), full OG, VF, SC #17-22, var
200.00 
 
533 **   19c
1868, 1k black and yellow, printed on vertically laid paper, full OG, NH, VF and scarce never hinged, SC #23
190.00 
 
534 **   20d
1870, 3k black and green, printed on horizontally laid paper, "V" error of background, tiny soiling at top corner perforation tips, mentioned for accuracy only, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, VF, SC #18 I, not priced never hinged
475.00 
 
535  22a
1866, 5k black and gray, error of color, printed on horizontally laid paper, stunning quality single, full OG, very light trace of hinge, VF, SC #19a
140.00 
 
536  22 var
1866, 5k blue black and pale lilac, color variety printed on horizontally laid paper, nice and very fresh, full OG, LH, VF and very scarce, SC #19b
140.00 
 
537  23 var
1866, 10k brown and blue printed on horizontally laid paper, "kalach" variety at the top left value tablet, neat postal cancellation, minor top right corner imperfection, nevertheless fresh and F/VF, SC #20 Kb
140.00 
 
538  23a
1868, 10k brown and blue, printed on vertically laid paper, choice single with intact perforation, full OG, VLH, VF, SC #26
95.00 
 
539  23
1866, perforated (14 1/2x15) proof of 10k in brown and blue, printed on thick chalk-surfaced paper without watermark, bright colors and excellent embossing, no gum as produced, VF and very rare, especially in such quality, this proof had been issued for the Paris Exposition of 1867, according to enclosed Cherrystone Stamp Center certificate only one pane of 25 had been printed, ex-Breitfuss, Faberge
2400.00 
 
540  25 var
1866, 30k rose and green, printed on horizontally laid paper, broken frame line at the top and rounded top right corner of groundwork varieties, full OG, VLH, VF
95.00 
 
541 **   26-30
1875-79, 2k-20k, complete set of five, all are bottom or corner margin singles printed on horizontally laid paper, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC #29-32, 33
190.00 
 
542 **/*   26-30, 27g
1875-79, 2k-20k, complete set of five, in addition stamp of 7k in pale gray shade variety, all printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, NH or VLH (10k and 20k), VF, SC #29 -32, 33, b
95.00 
 
543  26 var
1875, 2k black and red, printed on horizontally laid paper, partially omitted outer frame on the left, with additional break in circle of the right value tablet, full OG, previously hinged, VF and rare plate error
95.00 
 
544  20c/28a
1868-79, 3k, 5k and 30k; 2k, 7k and 8k, set of six printed on vertically laid paper, each stamp is postally used, no defects, fresh quality, mostly VF, SC #18/33 I
95.00 
 
545  29 var
1875, 10k brown and blue, horizontal pair printed on horizontally laid paper, both stamps with center offset on reverse, full OG, VLH, VF
95.00 
 
546 **   31-38, var
1884-88, 1k-70k, complete set of eight, in addition color shade varieties of 2k x2 and 3k x2, nice quality unit, full OG, NH (3k pale red is LH), VF
200.00 
 
547  39-40
1884, 3.50r black and gray, 7r black and yellow, complete set of two printed on vertically laid paper, nicely centered and unusually fresh condition, full OG, VLH, VF, SC #42-43
650.00 
 
548 **   41-45, 46-54, var
1889-92, 4k-1r, 1k-7r, two complete sets printed on horizontally laid paper, in addition color shades of 10k and 20k x2 from the first set and 1k and 5k from the second one, nice quality group, full OG, NH (three varieties are LH), mostly VF, SC #52-56, 57-65, var
250.00 
 
549 **   41-45, var
1889, 4k-1r, complete set of six with additional color shade of 4k in red, blocks of four printed on horizontally laid paper, all but one with sheet margins, post office fresh, full OG, NH (one stamp of 4k red is VLH), VF, SC #52-56, var
325.00 
 
550 **   46-54
1889-92, 1k-7r, complete set of 11, including color shades of 1k and 3k, blocks of four printed on horizontally laid paper, most with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiples, SC #57-65, var
1000.00 
 
551  42/50 var
1889-92, 10k and two of 50k; 2k, 3k and 7k in block of four, all printed on horizontally laid paper, offsets of frame, center or background, full OG, mainly LH (three stamps are NH), VF
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150.00 
 
552    46/49, 56
1902, registered cover from St. Petersburg to Boston, franked on reverse by six values - five on horizontally and one (2k) on vertically laid paper, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, mostly VF
95.00 
 
553 **/*   47 var, 60a
1892-1902, 2k green on horizontally laid paper, background is strongly shifted to the bottom left (LH), in addition 10k dark blue on vertically laid paper, block of six with inverted background (NH, but with a hint of toning), both with full OG, VF appearance, SC #45 var, 76 Tc
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95.00 
 
554  51
1889, die proof of 14k in blue and rose, printed on thick chalk-surfaced paper, fitted for actual stamp size with short margin at the top, creased at the upper part of stamp, still rare item in collectible quality, no gum as produced, F/VF appearance, expertized by Z. Mikulski, SC #62
140.00 
 
555  53-54
1889-92, 3.50r black and gray, 7r black and yellow, set of two high values printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, LH, mostly VF, SC #64-65
95.00 
 
556 **   55-70, var
1902-05, 1k-7r, complete set of 27, including nine shade varieties and inverted groundwork on 10k, printed on vertically laid paper, nice and choice unit, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SC #66-82, var
475.00 
 
557  56/63 var
1902-04, 2k, 4k, 4k, 7k in pair, 10k x2, 20k, group of eight values printed on vertically laid paper, each one with shifted background or center, full OG, mainly LH (two stamps are NH), VF
190.00