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Lots 558 - 611,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #79, September 14, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
558 **/*   56/61 var
1902-04, 2k, 3k, 4k, 7k and 20k, last three in horizontal pairs, eight stamps printed on vertically laid paper, each one with full or partial offset on reverse, full OG, NH or LH (3), VF
150.00 
 
559  57b
1902, 3k carmine, a single with double impression, printed on vertically laid paper, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $275, SC #68 Th
95.00 
 
560 **/*   57C, 60, 68
1904, 4k, 10k and 1r, set of three in blocks of four, printed on vertically laid paper, 4k and 1r with corner sheet margins, full OG, NH or LH (two left stamps of 10k), VF
250.00 
 
561 */U   58d, 59a
1902, 5k lilac and 7k blue, two values printed on vertically laid paper, both have completely omitted background, first one has full OG, LH, the last one is postally used, VF and rare, SC #69-70 Ta
475.00 
 
562  59 var
1902, 7k blue on vertically laid paper, design printed on gum side, LH on ungummed front, SC #70 Td
150.00 
 
563  60c
1904, 10k dark blue on vertically laid paper, double printing of the background variety, full OG, previously hinged, VF, SC #76 Tb
100.00 
 
564  62 var
1904, 15k lilac brown and blue on vertically laid paper, design is printed on gum side, LH on ungummed front, VF, SC #81 Tg
100.00 
 
565 **/*   62, 64 var
1904, 15k and 25k, complete 15th issue of two values, printed on vertically laid paper, each one has strongly misplaced center variety, full OG, NH (15k) or VLH, VF, SC #81-82 Tc
95.00 
 
566  62b
1904, 15k lilac brown and blue, printed on vertically laid paper, center is inverted, neat postal cancellation, fresh and VF, H. Bloch and H. Grobe certificates, SC #81 Tb
1800.00 
 
567 **/*   63
1904, 20k blue and carmine, printed on vertically laid paper, vertical gutter block of four, full OG, NH or LH (one bottom stamps and gutter), VF, SC #77
95.00 
 
568 **   66
1904, 50k violet and green, printed on vertically laid paper, top sheet margin vertical gutter block of four, post office fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare multiple of the "key" value, SC #78
700.00 
 
569  68 var
1904, 1r brown, pale brown and orange, printed on vertically laid paper, horizontal pair with strongly misplaced vertical and horizontal perforation, full OG, LH, VF, SC #80 var
95.00 
 
570  70 var
1902, 7r black and yellow, printed on vertically laid paper, strong shift of black color to the top right, causing Eagle shifted to the bottom left, slight diagonal paper bend, full OG, LH, fine and a spectacular error, SC #74 Pc
95.00 
 
571  78b
1909, 7k light blue, imperforated single on paper with vertical varnish lines, enlarged margins, full OG, LH, VF, expertized by O. Roumet, SC #99 Pa
190.00 
 
572 **   79 var
1912-17, 10k dark blue, design printed on gum side, vertical varnish lines on ungummed front, NH, VF, expertized by A. Rosselevitch, SC #100 var
95.00 
 
573  79
1909, perforated proof of 10k in light blue, printed on wove paper without varnish lines, three instead of two lines of inner oval, nice condition, no gum as produced, VF and scarce, Raritan Stamps guarantee, SC #100
375.00 
 
574 **   81 var
1917, 15k brown lilac and blue, double impression, one is albino on reverse, but with offset on face, top sheet margin horizontal pair, lightly folded between stamps, full OG, NH, VF and absolutely gorgeous and very rare item, SC #102
275.00 
 
575 **/*   82-83, 86 var
1912-17, 20k, two of 25k and 70k, two stamps with offset of frame, shifted offset of center and double center varieties, full OG, NH (3) or hinged, VF
95.00 
 
576 **   88-104
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 1k-5r, complete set of 17 in horizontal or vertical (1r) pairs, some with sheet or corner margins, left stamp of 2r with facial very slight blue ink offset, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC #109- 25
550.00 
 
577 **   106 var
1915, Romanov Dynasty, money stamp of 15k in pale brown, color variety causing by ink shortage, no gum as issued, NH, VF, SC #C2
70.00 
 
578 **   107, 116 var
1915-16, Romanov Dynasty money stamps, 20k olive green and 3k carmine rose, offset of the reversal text on the face variety, no gum as produced, NH, VF, SC #C3, C6 var
95.00 
 
579 **   107 var
1915, Romanov Dynasty, money stamp of 20k olive green, block of four with dramatic shift of horizontal perforation, no gum as issued, NH, VF, SC #C3 var
70.00 
 
580  107a var
1915, Romanov Dynasty, money stamp of 20k olive green, imperforated single with additional inverted offset on the face, no gum as produced, VLH, VF, SC #C3 Pa var
95.00 
 
581 **   107a var
1915, Romanov Dynasty, money stamp of 20k olive green, double impression of the design variety, bottom left corner sheet margin of 24 (6x4), no gum as produced, NH, VF and scarce multiple, SC #C3 Pa var
1400.00 
 
582 **/*   108-09, 108b
1915-18, 5r and 10r, two blocks of four (5r with perforation 12 1/2) and a single, each item with offset of frame or center on gum side, one stamp of 10r with slight crease, full OG, NH or LH (one stamp), VF, SC #134-35, 134A var
Click here to see the front
95.00 
 
583 **   109d
1915, 10r scarlet, yellow and grey, yellow background is inverted variety, left sheet margin horizontal pair, nice condition, full OG, NH, VF, SC #135 var
375.00 
 
584 **   112-16
1916, Romanov Dynasty money stamps, 1(k)/1k-2(k)/2k, 1k-3k, complete set of five values, no gum as issued, NH, VF
45.00 
 
585 **   114-16
1916, Romanov Dynasty money stamps, 1k-3k, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, no gum as issued, NH, VF, SC #C4-6
190.00 
 
586 **   131d
1917, 1r brown, pale brown and orange, bottom right corner sheet margin imperforated block of six with two "V" labels printed on paper with vertical vanish lines, double impression of the background (one of which is seriously misplaced), full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,200++
140.00 
 
587 **   87h
1919, 1r brown, pale brown and orange, imperforated complete sheet of 50, printed on paper with horizontal varnish lines, background is significantly shifted to the lop left, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,375 for hinged single stamps w/o variety, SC #R07 var
140.00 
 
588    

Ship Mail

1846, Entire bill of loading for package addressed to Russian Academy of Sciences, sent from London on June 2, 1846, delivered by steamship "Victory" to Kronstadt, where three-line pre-philatelic"Kronstadt. Parakhod. 30 May. 1846" (Julian calendar) date stamp was applied, St. Petersburg next day boxed receiver, mounted on page from the Dr. Casey Collection, VF and scarce
375.00 
 
589    
1907, stationery postcard 4k red to Tsuruga, written in Japanese, tied by Tsuruga ds and boxed "Paquebot" marking upon arrival, mostly VF
140.00 
 
590    
1908, postal stationery card 4k red, addressed to Kobe, written in Japanese, posted in the mail on board of a steamship of the R.V.A.P. Company, tied with black oval letter "d" marking, Tsuruga transit and Kobe arrival ds, VF
Click here to see enlarged fragment
275.00 
 
591    
1910, postcard (view of Odessa Port), franked by 3k red, addressed to Kharkov, posted in the mail on board of a steamship of Crimea-Caucasus Steamship Line, tied by blue boxed steamship "20.6.10" date stamp and above that by Odessa "22.6.10" machine cancellation, Kharkov arrival marking is alongside, VF and rare
Click here to see enlarged fragment
475.00 
 
592    
1910, cover addressed to Switzerland, franked by 10k light blue, posted in the mail on board of a steamship "Blagoveschensk - Nikolayevsk", tied with oval steamship ds, arrival marking on reverse, VF and scarce, S. Sismondo certificate
375.00 
 
593    
1910, PPC from Chernyayevo (Amur Gub.) to Blagoveschensk, franked by 3k red, delivered with a steamship "Blagoveschensk - Sretensk", all appropriate markings, slightly rounded corners, mostly VF
240.00 
 
594  42/135

Nice Starting Collection

1889-1917, 77 mint stamps, neatly arranged on pages from a Collection, including some better sets and singles, highlights included: 5r and 10r of 1906, Romanov Dynasty issue, imperforated set of 1917and some others, fresh quality overall, generally full OG (one stamp - used), F/VF or better, SC.v. 42,000P
Click the numbers below to see additional images:
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
240.00 
 
595    

Moscow Unnumbered TPO Postal History Items on Exhibition Pages

1914-16, three postcards and one cover, representing TPO markings "Sergievo - Moscow", "Moscow - Ramenskoye", "Ramenskoye - Moscow" and"Golitsino - Moscow", the last one is unrecorded, fresh, mostly VF and rare group
Click the numbers below to see additional images:
2, 3, 4
475.00 
 
596 **   149a
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 35k ultra, horizontal imperforated pair, nice margins all around, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1 Pa
475.00 
 
597 **   150 var
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 70k brown, top sheet margin example, imperforated at the top, perfect centering, full OG, NH, VF, SC #2 Pc
140.00 
 
598 **   181 var
1921, 100r orange, printed on ordinary paper, block of four with complete offset of the design on gum side, in addition 300r green on thin paper in block of four, both with full OG, NH, VF, SC #8 and #11 PP
95.00 
 
599  186 var
1921, 1000r carmine, printed on ordinary paper, locally perforated (11 1/2) in Rostov-on-Don, large part of appropriate cancellation, slight wrinkles, still F/VF and very scarce
95.00 
 
600 **   186
1921, 1000r carmine, printed on ordinary paper, four complete sheets of 50, three with vertical gutter in the middle of different width and one without gutter (scarce), insignificant marginal flaws possible, nice and fresh unit, full OG, NH, VF, SC #13
Click the numbers below to see additional images:
2, 3, 4
190.00 
 
601    181-86
1922, cover locally addressed in Petrograd, franked on reverse by 11 stamps, including complete second definitive set of 100r-1000r, tied by "13.Feb.1922" date stamp, machine arrival "14-2-22" marking, mostly VF
140.00 
 
602  187
1921, New Russia Triumphant, proof of 40r in gray violet, small size stamp (small angle of watermark - down), right margin block of four, no gum as produced, VF and rare multiple, SC #Pr(7 I)
700.00 
 
603  187
1921, New Russia Triumphant, proof of 40r in gray violet, large size stamp (small angle of watermark to the right), block of four, full OG, NH or VLH (top stamps), VF, SC Pr (7 III)
375.00 
 
604  195c
1922, black error surcharge (7mm spacing) 1.0000r on 40r slate, basic stamp is large size, nice quality item, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce, expertized by Z. Mikulski, owner's hs on reverse, SC #39 IIKa
750.00 
 
605 **   197 var
1922, red surcharge 5000r on 2r pale brown, block of four, bottom stamps without overprint, while on top ones surcharge significantly misplaced, full OG, NH, VF, scarce and spectacular item, SC #29, var
300.00 
 
606  201b
1922, black diagonal surcharge (7500r) on (250r) violet, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, only a small part of surcharge and 1/4 of the stamp design remained due to foldover, full OG, LH, VF
95.00 
 
607  201e
1922, blue black diagonal litho surcharge 7500r on 250r violet, printed on ordinary paper, full OG, previously hinged, VF, SC #46
90.00 
 
608  204
1922, 10,000r light blue, printed on watermarked "vertical diamonds" paper, letter "A" as a part of overprint "Obrazets", full OG, LH, VF
140.00 
 
609  210 var
1922, black diagonal surcharge 100,000r on 250r violet, three stamps of typo (!) printing in slightly different shades, full OG, previously hinged, VF, SC #54 I
140.00 
 
610 **   211a
1922, 5th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 5r yellow and black, complete pane of 25 printed on thin (0.05mm) paper, full OG, NH, VF, pane of 10r is added fro comparison, SC #59 PP, C.v. 262,500P
475.00 
 
611 **/*   218b/27b
1922-23, double "Star" surcharges, five values - four typo and one litho (100r/15k), full OG, NH or LH (40r/15k and 100r/15k), VF, each stamp with Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, SC #66/79 Tc
190.00