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Lots 735 - 808,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #75, November 17, 2017. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Net Price
735    SC #SK1

Imperial Stationery Items

1848, stationery envelope 10k +1k black, size 137x107mm, bottom left corner imperfection and flap reinforcement, nice quality overall without staining or ageing, unused, VF appearance of this exceedingly rare item, a handful of unused examples of Number One stamped envelope had been recorded, Venets #1, C.v. $12,000
N/A
736    SC #SK1
1848, stationery envelope 10+1k black, sharp and clear embossing, size 137x107mm, addressed to Zhytomyr, pen cross cancellation, wax seal, VF, ex-Sarandinaki, Faberge
575.00
737  D  
1864, St. Petersburg General Post Office receipt for mailing to Zhytomyr, printed on thick watermarked paper, boxed red "Per Receipt 5k", usual folds, mostly VF and scarce
110.00
738    
1867, Moscow Telegraph, two envelopes for telegram delivery on blue paper, pre-printed "Telegramma" with number and date, paper seals on reverse, both neatly used, VF
115.00
739    SC #SK21/27
1868-72, eight (seven different) stationery envelopes of 20k and 30k with indicia at the top left, including four unissued ones, and 10k, 20k and 30k with indicia on the top right, various sizes, fresh quality, VF, Mi #U14/18
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290.00
740    SC #ES6
1896, essay for Imperial reply letter card 10k+10k blue, contains two attached letter cards, size of each 174x106mm, appropriately folded, perfect condition, VF and scarce, one copy of such essay was presented to each participant of the UPU Conference of 1906 in Rome
1150.00
741  1

Postage Stamps and Postal History

1857, 10k brown and blue, imperforated single with nice balanced margins, watermark numeral "1", pen-cross cancellation, fresh quality, VF, SC #1
sold
742  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, imperforated single cut close, but clear on the right with three full margins at other sides, watermark numeral "1", pen-cross and rectangular dotted cancellation, F/VF, owner's hs on reverse partially visible on the face, SC #1
sold
743  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, four-side margins imperforated single, watermark numeral "1", "367" inside rectangular dotted cancellation (Lokhvitsa - Poltava Gub.), bright colors and very fresh, VF, SC #1
sold
744  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, imperforated single with nice margins all around, watermark numeral "1", "542" inside rectangular dotted marking (Novoekaterinoslavl, Kharkov Gub.), fresh, VF and scarce uezd town cancellation
sold
745  2
1858, 10k brown and blue, perforation 14 1/2x15, printed on thin paper with watermark numeral "1", unblemished colors and intact perforation, nicely preserved example, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce
sold
746  2 var
1858, 10k brown and blue, perforation 14 1/2x15, watermark numeral "1", three vertical dots after "kop" variety in the bottom inscription, "594" inside rectangular dotted cancellation (Derbent), fresh, VF and scarce Caucasian town postmark
sold
747  3 var
1858, 20k blue and orange, perforation 14 1/2x15, printed on thin paper with watermark numeral "2", broken inner oval variety, neat cancellation, intact perforation, VF, SC #3 var
sold
748  2-3
1858, 10k brown and blue, 20k blue and orange, two singles with perforation 14 1/2x15, both printed on thin paper with numeral "1" or "2" watermark, "397" inside rectangular dotted cancellation (Yegoryevsk - Ryazan Gub.) or "1" inside circular dotted marking (St. Petersburg), the last one with very slight top left corner perforation crease, nice quality overall, VF, SC #2-3
sold
749  4
1858, 30k carmine and green, perforation 14 1/2x15, printed on thin paper with watermark numeral "3", St. Petersburg "10.NOV.1866" date stamp, fresh colors, VF, SC #4
sold
750  4
1858, 30k carmine and green, perforation 14 1/2x15, printed on thick paper with watermark "3", neatly cancelled by date stamp in "187_", fresh condition, VF and scarce late usage, SC #4
N/A
751  4
1858, 30k carmine and green, perforation 14 1/2x15, printed on thin paper, watermark numeral "3", "38" inside concentric circles marking (Riga), reperforated at the bottom, intact perforation at three other sides and fresh colors, a collectible quality example, VF appearance
sold
752  5-7
1864, 1k black and yellow, 3k black and green and 5k black and lilac, complete set of three with perforation 12 1/2, excellent condition, full OG, light to very light trace of hinge, mostly VF and very scarce in such quality, SC #8- 10
sold
753  7
1864, 5k black and lilac, perforation 12 1/2, completely flawless single, full OG, LH, VF, SC #10
sold
754  8-10
1858, 10k brown and blue, 20k blue and orange, 30k carmine and green, complete set of three with perforation 12 1/2, nice and post office fresh, full OG, very light trace of hinge, VF and very scarce in premium condition, SC #5 -7
sold
755  8 var
1858, 10k brown and blue, perforation 12 1/2, nice center offset on reverse, perfect condition, full OG, VLH, VF, SC #5 var
170.00
756  9 var
1858, 20k blue and orange, perforation 12 1/2, double "20" at the top left corner variety (position 81), hexagonal dotted cancellation, fresh and VF, SC #6 var
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sold
757  10
1858, 30k carmine and green, perforation 12 1/2, flawless quality single, full OG, LH, VF, SC #7
sold
758  11, 12-15, 18
1865, 1k-30k, set of five values (less 20k) with perforation 14 1/2x15, printed on paper without watermark, in addition City Post 5k blue and black, all in flawless condition in every respect, full OG, VLH, VF and scarce group, SC#11 -14, 16, CT2
sold
759 **/U   11
1863, City Post, 5k blue and black, two singles, first one with proper St. Petersburg red cancellation of 1863, the other one with full OG, NH, both are VF, SC #CT2
sold
760  13
1865, 3k black and green, perforation 14 1/2x15, printed on paper without watermark, nice stamp in every respect, full OG, LH, VF, SC #12
sold
761 **   19-25
1866, 1k-30k, complete set of six, printed on horizontally laid paper, beautiful embossing, post office fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF, SC #17-22
sold
762 **/*   19-25, 22 var
1866, 1k-30k, complete set of six with additional color shade of 5k, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, NH (1k, one of 5k and 30k) or LH/hinged, mostly VF, SC #17-22, var
sold
763  22a
1866, 5k black and light blue gray, color variety, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, LH, VF, SC #19a
sold
764  23a
1868, 10k brown and blue, printed on vertically laid paper, nicely centered and very fresh, full OG, LH, VF, SC #26
sold
765  24a
1868, 20k blue and orange, printed on vertically laid paper, fresh colors, minimal surface abrasion at the top left, a collectible quality single, redistributed large part of OG, VF appearance of this rare stamp, SC #27
860.00
766    24a
1872, 20k blue and orange, printed on vertically laid paper, used on entire wrapper from Moscow to St. Petersburg, all appropriate markings and wax seal, VF, ex-Faberge
230.00
767  25a
1868, 30k carmine and green, printed on vertically laid paper, very fresh single stamp, full OG, VLH, F/VF, SC #28
sold
768 **   26-30a
1875-79, 2k-30k, complete set of five, printed on horizontally laid paper, 20k with "t" variety, flawless quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC #29-32Ka, 33
sold
769  26-30
1875-79, 2k-30k, complete set of five, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, LH or previously hinged, mostly VF, SC #29-32, 33
sold
770 **   31-38, 32a
1884-88, 1k-70k, complete set of nine, including both shades of 2k, printed on horizontally laid paper, two stamps including the high value with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF
sold
771  31-38, var
1884-88, 1k-70k, complete set of eight with additional shades of 1k, 2k blue green and 2k light green, 5k, 7k, the total is 14 values, full OG, LH or previously hinged, mostly VF
sold
772  39-40
1884, 3.50r black and gray, 7r black and yellow, complete set of two printed on vertically laid paper, nice centering, full OG, LH (3.50r) or previously hinged, VF, SC #42-43
sold
773  39-40
1884, 3.50r black and gray, 7r black and yellow, complete set of two printed on vertically laid paper, first one unused, expertly regummed, the other one with full OG, previously hinged, VF appearance, SC #42-43
sold
774  39
1884, 3.50r black and gray, printed on vertically laid paper, repaired perforation at the top right, still a collectible quality stamp, large part of OG, VF appearance, SC #42, Scott C.v. $1,200
sold
775  41-45, 46-54, var
1889-92, 4k-1r, 1k-7r, two complete sets printed on horizontally laid paper, including four color shade varieties, the total is 18 stamps, in addition 1k in bottom margin block of four, full OG, LH or previously hinged, block is NH, F/VF, SC #52-56, 57-65, var
sold
776  
1902, rectangular imperforated essay of 7k in dark rose, unissued design with Coat of Arms in the middle, printed on thin card, perfect quality, no gum as issued, VF and scarce
1725.00
777 **/*   55-70, var
1902-05, 1k-7r, complete set printed on vertically laid paper, including 11 color shade varieties, the total is 28 stamps, full OG, NH (both high values) or LH/hinged, F/VF, SC #66/91, var
sold
778 **/*   55-57
1902, 1k, 2k and 3k, printed on vertically laid paper, complete panes of 25 (bottom left part of sheets), full OG, at least 20 stamps of each pane are NH or hinged (reinforced perforation), VF, SC #66-68
sold
779 **   55a
1902, 1k orange, bottom left corner sheet margin imperforated single, printed on vertically laid paper, slight horizontal crease at the bottom, still full OG, NH, VF appearance, SC #66 Pa
sold
780 **   56 var
1902, 2k green, right margin vertical pair printed on vertically laid paper, full shifted offset of the design on gum side, full OG, NH, VF, SC #68 Tg
sold
781 **/*   59/70, var
1902-05, 7k, 15k x2, 70k, four stamps with varieties - shifted background, offset of center, shifted center and overinked frame, in addition 7k, 20k, 35k and 7r in NH condition, all with full OG, varieties are LH or hinged, VF
sold
782 **   68 var
1904, 1r dark brown, orange and pale brown, printed on vertically laid paper, top right corner margin single with control cross in orange on the edge, partial offset of the design on gum side, full OG, NH, VF, this stamp supposed for overprints and surcharges of Russian Offices in China and Levant, it's a rarity without such overprint, SC #80 var
sold
783  71-72
1906, 5r and 10r, complete set of two printed on vertically laid paper, full OG, LH, mostly VF, SC #92-93
sold
784  72 var
1906, 10r carmine, yellow and gray, printed on vertically laid paper, joined "1" and "0" in the right value tablet variety, full OG, previously hinged, VF, SC #93 Kb
sold
785  
1906, Emperor Nicholas II, two Louis-Eugene Mouchon essays of central vignette (head to the right), large and small head, litho printing on white wove paper and thin card respectively, sizes32x39 and 33x42mm, VF and rare, ex-N. Epstein
860.00
786 **/*   73-87, var
1908-17, 1k-1r, small study of 179 mostly mint stamps (five - used) in singles, pairs and blocks, printed on paper with vertical varnish lines, including stamps of early and later printings, numerous positional pieces, different control numbers and etc., full OG, mainly NH, F/VF or better
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2, 3, 4
sold
787 **   73-87
1912-17, 1k-1r, printed on paper with vertical varnish lines, two complete sets in horizontal and vertical gutter blocks of four with many extras, the total is 39 multiples, full OG, NH, VF, SC #94-108, var
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2, 3, 4
sold
788 **/*   74b, 83, 86 var
1912-17, 2k, 25k and 70k, three stamps with major varieties, first one with double impression of the complete design, two others with double frame, full OG, NH (2k) or LH, VF
sold
789  81
1908-09, perforated proof of 15k in blue, printed on paper with vertical varnish lines, bottom margin single, full OG, previously hinged, VF
sold
790 **/*   86 var
1912-17, 70k brown and orange, horizontal pair and two singles, first one with partly missing center due to foldover, singles with shifted or doubled center, the last one unused no gum, others full OG, NH (pair) or LH, all are VF, SC #107 var
sold
791 **/*   88-104
1913, Romanov Dynasty issue, 1k-5r, complete set of 17, in addition four stamps of 7k (three used) and 1r, housed on hingeless page, full OG, NH (12, including 3r) or LH, mostly VF, SC #109-25
sold
792 **/*   89, 92 var
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 2k green, vertical and horizontal pairs, 7k brown, horizontal pair, each pair with double perforation between stamps, strong and firm, full OG, NH or LH (one stamp of 2k), VF, all are guaranteed genuine
170.00
793  89/99 var
1913, Romanov Dynasty, 2k in block of four and singles of 7k, 25k and 50k, all with misplaced perforation, full OG, LH or previously hinged (block with slight horizontal crease at the bottom), nice and very unusual
sold
794 **   102a
1913, Romanov Dynasty, Winter Palace, 2r orange brown, right sheet margin imperforated block of four, flawless quality multiple, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, SC #123 Pa
1380.00
795 */U   105/41, var
1915-17, Romanov Dynasty money stamps, group of 16 mint or used (4) stamps, representing several color shades and double surcharge 1(k) on 1k orange (guaranteed genuine), no gum as produced, VF
sold
796    106
1915, Romanov Dynasty money stamp, 15k orange brown, used on registered cover from Petrograd to London together with 5k claret, Russian censorship tape and markings, arrival ds, wax seal removed, minor wear, F/VF, real postal usage of money-stamps was illegal and therefore very scarce
230.00
797  107
1915, Romanov Dynasty, Alexander II, German forgery of money stamp of 15k in olive green, produced to deceive State Authorities, perforation 11 instead of 13 1/4, no gum as issued, NH, VF and scarce
115.00
798 **/*   108-09, 109d
1915-17, 5r and 10r, printed on paper with vertical varnish lines, 23 mint stamps in singles or blocks from different printings, including stamp of 10r with inverted background (NH) and other varieties, full OG, mostly NH (four stamps -LH), F/VF
sold
799 **/*   108, c
1917, 5r dark blue, green and pale blue, two singles, one has double center, the other one with misplaced center, full OG, NH or LH, fine centering, SC #134 var
sold
800  110a
1916, inverted black surcharge 10(k) on Romanov Dynasty 7k brown, full OG, VLH at the bottom right corner, VF, SC #136 Ta
sold
801 **/*   117 var, a
1917, black surcharge 10k on 7k light blue, horizontal pair, right stamp without surcharge and a single with inverted surcharge, first one with slight crease at the top left, full OG, NH (single, expertized by Dr. P. Jemtschoujin) or hinged, mostly VF, SC #138 Ta, var
sold
802 **/*   119-35, 137-38, var

Later Issues Collection on Lindner Hingeless Pages

1917, over 200 stamps in singles pairs and blocks, representing imperforated issue of 1k-10r and stamps of 1r-7r on paper with horizontal varnish lines, including complete imperforated set (NH), imperforated pair of 1k with double impression, numerous positional pieces and printing errors, fresh quality, full OG, mainly NH (14 stamps - hinged), mostly VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6
sold
803  SC #TN1

Telegraph stamp

1881, 20k black and brown, official reprint, top sheet margin imperforated single, full OG, LH, VF
sold
804  SC #J1-2, var

"For Mailman"

1909-11, red overprint "V Pol'zu Pochtaliona" on Revenue stamp of 15k and three stamps of 15k black on creamy or rose paper, first one with perforation 12x12 1/2, full OG, LH, VF
sold
805 */U   

Collections

Mint and Used Collection on Scott Album Pages

1857-1917, over 650 stamps, starting with pen cancelled No.1, three No.2 (one defected mint and two used), then issues on paper without watermark with perforation 12 1/2 and 14 1/2x15, most unused without gum, continues by nice condition issues on laid paper (19-25, 26-30, 31-38, 39-40 (unused, no gum), 41-54, 55-70) and later material, which are practically complete, including numerous blocks and large pieces, some varieties and etc., some occasional defects possible, generally nice and valuable unit, full/large part of OG or used, F/VF, C.v. is about $15,000
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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
sold
806 */U   

Balance of a Collection

1858-1917, 45 mint or used stamps in singles and sets, blocks and horizontal strip of ten, including two stamps with inverted and double surcharge 10k on 7k (both genuine), in addition entire wrapper from Riga to St. Petersburg with 10k franking and stationery wrapper 1k orange, full OG, NH, LH/hinged or used, F/VF
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sold
807  

Large Collection of Imperial Cancellations

1870-1915, 2340 used stamps, 32 post cards and 3 covers, neatly arranged and described on Collection pages, representing cancellations of St. Petersburg, Moscow and other cities, Rail Road and TPO markings, Ship Mail postmarks, postage due handstamps, unusual cancellations such as roller, punches and mute, as well as volost administration cancels and etc., numerous rare and scarce items, usual flaws should be expected as always on large holdings, still F/VF and great study for an enthusiast of Russian Philately, who will definitely find much more then we described
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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
sold
808  

Outstanding Collection of Mute Cancellations in Large Three-Ring Binder

1914-17, 135 postal history items and 124 used stamps, neatly arranged on stockpages, representing 78 different districts of Russian Poland, Baltic territories, Ukrainian and Byelorussian Gubernias, including two registered items (they are very scarce), nice range of various censorship cancellations and many-many more, minor usual conveyance flaws should be expected, nice and useful holding, F/VF. These postal markings had been used during the World War I to hide city-town names from enemy, some of them were in usage for short time period
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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
sold