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Lots 796 - 961,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #81, March 21, 2019. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Net Price
796 **   31d
1921, "Victory", 10L dark blue and olive green, right sheet margin single with perforation 14x13 1/4, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF and scarce never hinged, C.v. $1,600, Sassone #32a, C.v. €2,250
460.00
797  55a var
1926-30, Ancient Galley, 50c black and olive green, right sheet margin horizontal pair with perforation 11, imperforated vertically between stamps and on the right, premium quality error, full OG, very light trace of hinge,appearing NH, VF and rare, Sassone #64k, €10,000 as hinged
1725.00
798 **   95-101, C43
1941, Hitler and Mussolini, complete set of eight, left sheet margin blocks of four, postage and air post, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #171-77, PA45, €460++
85.00
799 **/*   124/29 var
1951, bilingual overprint "Libya" on Warrior stamps of 1950, four stamps with inverted (3c, 8c, 10c and 12c) and one with double (5c) overprint, full OG, NH (3) or LH, VF and scarce unit, only 100 of each were produced, eachone with expert's signs, Sassone #3a/8a, 5b, €1,500
sold
800  E12, var

Special Delivery stamps

1927-33, red bilingual surcharge 2.50(L) on Special Delivery stamp of Italy 2L blue and carmine, two singles of distinctly different shades, one with imprinted margin, full OG, LH or previously hinged,F/VF, Sassone #13, €800++
115.00
801 **   J3a

Postage Due stamps

1915, Numerals, double black overprint "Libia" on 20c orange and magenta, bold colors and intact perforation, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, expertized by A. Diena, C.v. $750 as hinged, Sassone #3b, €1,875
290.00
802 **   J3b
1915, Numerals, inverted overprint "Libia" on 20c orange and magenta, right sheet margin single, perfect state of preservation, full OG, NH, fine and scarce, Raybaudi certificate, C.v. $800 as hinged, Sassone #3ba, €1,875
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290.00
803  

Practically Complete Collection on Album Pages

1912-51, about 400 mostly mint stamps, starting with "Libia" overprints on King Victor Emmanuel values, three complete definitive sets of 1921, 1924 and 1926, different overprints on British Warrior sets, including all existing inverted and doubled overprints, valuable postage dues and parcel stamps, nice quality collection, full OG, mainly LH, F/VF or better, all expensive stamps expertized, Sassone C.v. is about €26,300 as hinged
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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
3450.00
804 **   Sassone #PA2

French Occupation of Fezzan (Libya)

1943, black surcharge "Occupation Francaise" 7.50fr with obliterating bars on Tripolitania air post stamp of 50c carmine, pinpoint paper inclusion invisible on the face, full OG, NH,VF, expertized by A, Brun, A. Diena and others, C.v. €1,000
sold
805  Sassone #PA2, 2d
1943, black surcharge "Occupation Francaise" 7.50fr with obliterating bars on Tripolitania air post stamp of 50c carmine, block of four with appropriate "Sebha. Fezzan. 6.Jul.1943" date stamp, lower left stamp with two insteadof three obliterating bars over right value tablet, hinge reinforcement at the top and in the middle, VF and very scarce multiple, C.v. €2,750 as singles
N/A
806  

Nice Collection on Album Pages

1943-51, 69 mint stamps, starting with six surcharges on definitive stamps of Libya, then regular issues of 1946, 1949 and 1951, postage, semi-postal and air post values, nice quality overall, fullOG, mainly LH, VF, Sassone C.v. over €3,900 as hinged
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
sold
807 **   138-55

Somalia

1932, definitive issue, Lighthouse, Historical Places, Animals, Birds, 5c-25L, complete set of 18, perforation 12, excellent condition, full OG, NH, mostly VF, Sassone #167-84, €8,250
sold
808 **   138a-53a, 155a
1934-37, definitive issue, Lighthouse, Historical Places, Animals, Birds, 5c-25L, complete set of 17 (without stamp of 20L), perforation 14, nice and very fresh, full OG, NH, F/VF and scarce in premium quality, the high value withexpert's pencil signatures, Sassone #213-28, 230, €11,250
sold
809 **   C3a

Air Post stamps

1934, Naples Exposition, 75c brown and red orange, top sheet margin imperforated single with nice margins at other sides, very fresh, full OG, NH (LH on margin far away from the stamp), VF and very rare, only25 imperforated stamps were produced, Sanabria and F. Kessler guarantees on reverse, C.v. $3,000 as hinged, Sassone #A3a, €13,000
sold
810 **   CO1

Air Post Official stamps

1934, black overprint "11 Nov. 1934 - XIII. Servizio Aereo. Speciale" on 25c blue and red orange, nicely centered with fresh colors, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $3,500, Sassone #SA2, €6,500
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1380.00
811 **   Q62 var

Parcel Post stamps

1950, 1s violet, top right corner sheet margin vertical pair, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #7a, €3,600
400.00
812  

Well Completed Collection on Album Pages

1903-50, 430 mint stamps, starting with nice range of Lion and Elephant issues, including definitive set of 1932 (perforation 12), King Victor Emmanuel III semi-postal values, official stamp of No. CBO1 (even gum toning), valuable dues and parcel post items, nice condition overall, full OG, mainly LH, F/VF or better, expensive stamps are expertized, Sassone C.v. is about €38,000 as hinged
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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
4600.00
813  

Tripolitania
Nice Collection on Album Pages

1923-34, 153 mint stamps of postage, semi-postal, air post and special delivery issues, including Propaganda of Faith, Manzoni, Montecassino Abbey, Naples Exposition andmany others, clean and beautiful unit, full OG, mainly LH, F/VF or better, Sassone C.v. €3,900 as hinged
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
sold
814 **   

Common Design Types

1930, Virgil issue, four complete sets in right sheet margin blocks of four, representing Cyrenaica, Eritrea, Somalia and Tripolitania, the last one includes postage and air post, the total is 40 blocks, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone C.v. €1,060++
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2, 3, 4
230.00
815 **   143-50
1932, Garibaldi issue, complete set of eight, nice and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #168-75, C.v. €1,750
345.00
816 **   304
1949, 75th Anniversary of the UPU, 100L blue and gray violet, miniature sheet of six, usual natural paper inclusion at margin away from the stamps, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $300, Sassone #8, €400
105.00
817 **   C1-10

Air Post stamps

1931, View of San Marino, 50c-10L, complete set of ten, bright colors and perfect centering, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,400, Sassone #PA1-10, €2,000
N/A
818 **   C62b
1950, 75th Anniversary of the UPU, 200L deep blue, imperforated miniature sheet of six, numbered on reverse "01882", partial gum skip at the top as always, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $450, Sassone #11, €480
115.00
819 **   C77
1951, Flag of San Marino and Airplane, 1000L multicolored, nice centering and intact perforation, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $700, Sassone #PA99, €850
sold
820    C3, C8

Zeppelin Flight

April 18-21, 1932, 3rd South America Flight registered cover to Brazil, franked by three values, including two of the first air post set, Friedrichshafen dispatch, brown flight cachet, Rio "21.IV.32" arrival ds on reverse, VF, Sieger #150,€1,500++
430.00
821    19a, 21e
1901, pre-printed cover of the Korean Religious Tract Society, sent from Seoul on "27.Fevr.01" to New York City, franked by 1ch yellow green and horizontal strip of three of 3ch orange, all with perforation 10, NYC"Apr.3.1901" arrival ds, VF and scarce
N/A
822    19a
1901, Korean stationery postcard 1ch blue, uprated by horizontal strip of three 1ch yellow green, perforation 10, sent from Chemulpo "27.Avril.01" via Shanghai to Dresden, postmarked on arrival "10.6.01", mostly VF
N/A
823    22
1901, Japanese stationery postcard 2s green, sent from Chemulpo (now Incheon) to Constantinople, transits included Seoul, where Korean 4ch carmine was added, Shanghai and Port Said, appropriate markings, fresh and VF
N/A
824    22
1902, color postcard from Seoul to Paris via French Office in Shanghai, franked by 4ch carmine, Seoul entry "21.Dec.02" and Shanghai transit of "6.Jan.03", VF
N/A
825    43

Battle at Chemulpo Bay

February 9, 1904, postcard sent from Chemulpo (now - Incheon) to Buenos Aires just one day before this historical battle of Russo-Japanese War, franked by Falcon stamp of 4ch rose, tied by Chemulpo"8.Fevr.04" date stamp, delivered via Shanghai and San Francisco, mostly VF and very scarce
N/A
826 **   804 fn
1967, 10th Anniversary of the Launch of the First Soviet Space Satellite, 10ch multicolored, unissued stamp, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,500
sold
827 **   906 fn
1969, Youth Chess Tournament of Socialist Countries, 10ch multicolored, right sheet margin example of unissued stamp, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,000
N/A
828 **   1022 fn
1971, Butterflies, 10ch in blue, gray and red brown, unissued imperforated complete set of three in corner sheet margin horizontal pairs, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, C.v. $5,000 for perforated stamps
N/A
829  60
1919, 1st Anniversary of Independence, imperforated plate proof of 10k in brown and rose (issued colors), horizontal pair printed on vertically laid paper, no gum as produced, NH, VF and very rare, according to the von Hofmann Cat. only 25 such proofs were produced
460.00
830  61-63
1919, 1st Anniversary of Independence, imperforated plate proofs of 10k, 35k and 1r in horizontal pairs, printed on horizontally laid paper or on an old banknote, no gum as produced, NH, VF and very rare items from the Postal Archives
sold
831  64-66
1919, Warrior Slaying Dragon, 10k, 25k and 35k, imperforated plate proofs in horizontal pairs, first one with offset of red color on reverse, no gum as produced, NH, VF and very rare items from the Postal Archives
690.00
832 **   76, 79 var
1920-21, Sun Design, 5k red and 40k lilac, two vertical gutter tete-beche pairs with inscription on gutter, the last one with fold along the gutter, full OG, NH, VF
85.00
833 **   111-12
1922, Coat of Arms, 50r dark brown and pale brown, 100r blue and pale blue, watermark LIGAT, blocks of four, first one slightly folded along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiples, C.v. $560++
230.00
834 **/*   C1/8, a, CB1/20, a

Selection of Better Air Post Issues

1921-33, 29 mint perforated and imperforated stamps, representing eight complete sets, Bleriot IX perf and imperf, Rainis Fund imperf, Aviation Pioneers perf and imperf, plus others, nice quality unit, full OG, NH (three sets) or LH, VF, C.v. $571
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sold
835  

Valuable Group of Watermark Varieties

1921-36, 59 mostly mint stamps (one - CTO), representing ten different sets, showing various swastika watermark positions - upright, sideways, reversed and sideways reversed, as well as seven stamps with "LIGAT" watermark, fresh condition overall, full/large part of OG, mostly VF and scarce
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275.00
836 */U   

Remainder of a Collection

1918-40, 420 mostly mint stamps (about 10% used), neatly arranged on stockpages, postage, semi-postal and air post issues, starting with map printing issue, representing Riga Liberation on thin paper, the complete "Stars" sets on different paper, some blocks of four and etc., full OG with many NH stamps or used, F/VF, C.v. is well over $2,000
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
345.00
837    2N11/32

Russian Occupation Issues

1919, five items, including registered cover from Jelgava to Heidelberg, franked by No.2N19, really went through the mail with arrival ds, cover and card with No.2N11 and horizontal pairofNo.2N22 cancelled Jelgava and two commemorative covers with No.2N23/32, nice condition, VF
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sold
838  2N1-57

Complete Collection on Pages

1919-40, 49 mint stamps, forming four complete issues and four postal history items of 1940, nice quality unit, full OG, some NH, but mainly LH/hinged, F/VF or better, most expensive items properly expertized, C.v. is over $1,100
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2, 3, 4
sold
839 **   C122a var

Air Post stamps

1947, Bay of Jounie, 20p red orange, printed on white paper, double impression, top left corner margin imperforated block of four, full OG, NH, VF and with high probability the only survived block of four, a worldwide air post rarity, Sanabria (1966) #207c, single stamp priced with "-", at the same time price for an imperforated single or a stamp with double impression is $200
1725.00
840 **/*   108/209, C1/685, CB5-9

Mainly Air Post Collection on Stockpages

1924-75, 207 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, mainly in complete issues, highlights included - No.C1-4 with various fonts of overprint, C57-64 and C111-14 both imperf, nice topical themes air post definitive sets, Red Cross issue and etc., full OG, NH or LH, F/VF or better, C.v. is over $3,000
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2, 3, 4, 5
460.00
841  35a
1892-96, Elephant, 4c green and black, bottom sheet margin single with inverted center, full OG, previously hinged, VF and strongly undervalued, C.v. $225
sold
842  40/63
1896-1900, President Johnson, Arms, Liberty Head, Hippo and Elephant, two sets of five and seven, complete issues of the respective years, each one overprinted "Specimen" in black, insignificant perf irregularities possible, full original white gum, LH or previously hinged, mostly VF
N/A
843  47
1892, Hippopotamus, perforated essay of $1 in yellow brown and black, miniature sheet of ten stamps, each one overprinted "Waterlow & Sons Ltd. Specimen", security punch at the bottom left corner, no gum as produced, VF and scarce
460.00
844  49
1892, President Johnson, perforated essay of $6 in gray blue and black, miniature sheet of ten stamps, each one overprinted "Waterlow & Sons Ltd. Specimen", security punch at the bottom left corner, no gum as produced, VF
290.00
845  48
1892, Liberian Star, perforated proof of $2 in green, miniature sheet of ten stamps, each one overprinted "Waterlow & Sons Ltd. Specimen", security punch at the bottom left corner, minor perf separation at bottom margin only, no gum as produced, VF
275.00
846  94
1903, Liberty, set of four perforated die proof panes of 3c, colors: blue, gray blue, green and orange brown, no gum as produced, VF and rare
575.00
847  101-13
1906, President Barclay, Liberty Head, Animals, Birds, complete set of 16 imperforated card proofs, including two of 20c, 25c and $1, various color combinations on white or colored paper, no toning or discoloration, no gum as produced, VF
N/A
848 (*)   C1-3

Air Post stamps and covers

1936, Palm Trees, black surcharges "six cents" on 2c violet, 3c brown and on "Official" 1c green, complete set of three, very fresh, unused, no gum, VF, A. Fiecchi certificate, C.v. $750
sold
849    C1-3
1936, Palm Tree, surcharged issue, complete set of three used on addressed FDC, cancelled "Monrovia. 18.11.1936", minor perforation soiling, still VF and scarce, C.v. $825 for used stamps off cover
sold
850  C4/13
1938, Airplanes and Birds, imperforated plate proofs of 1c-$1, set of ten in pairs, less 20c, but including two of 4c in orange (issued color) and yellow, each stamp overprinted "Proof" in black, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF and very scarce
N/A
851  C18 fn
1941, Three-Motor Airplane, inverted black surcharge 50c on 2c red orange, full OG, LH, VF and scarce, J. Stolow guarantee hs, C.v. $225
sold
852  C26 var
1941, Seaplane, inverted black overprint on $1 blue, right sheet margin single, full OG, very light trace of hinge, VF, expertized by A. Diena, Stolow guarantee hs
sold
853    C27-36

First Flight Cover

1943, First Flight Liberia - USA, surcharges with obliteration of "1941", complete set of ten used on registered flown cover from Monrovia to New York, address is faded, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, mostly VF
sold
854 **/*   O23

Official stamps

1894, Hippopotamus, red overprint "O S" on $1 ultra and black, complete sheet of ten (2x5), full OG, NH (middle stamps) or hinged, VF, C.v. $275 as hinged singles
sold
855  O23 var
1894, Hippopotamus, red overprint in capital letters "O S" on $1 ultra and black, this overprint in green or black had been used for $2 and $5 stamps only, full OG, LH, VF and scarce, expertized by L. Miro
sold
856    

Postal Stationery Collection

1890's-1950's, 30 mostly unused complete entire pieces, including 7 postcards (one letter card and one reply card with separation), 9 stationery envelopes, 8 registered stationery envelopes(one sent to USA), 2 entire wrappers, 3 aerogramme and one cover to USA franked by Sports issue of 1955, minor flaws mentioned (some traces of previous mounts), generally nice quality unit, F/VF
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2, 3, 4, 5
N/A
857 **   115
1934, VADUZ Agriculture Exposition, 5fr brown, souvenir sheet, appropriate size and completely flawless, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $2,250
sold
858 **   356Ab
1964, Prince Hans-Adam II, 1.70fr violet, horizontal imperforated pair, large margins all around, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, C.v. $1,750, Mi #439U, €3,600
690.00
859 **   375 imp
1963, Prince Franz Joseph II, 5fr blue green, horizontal imperforated pair, nice margins and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, C.v. $3,000. Mi #427U, €4,000
805.00
860 **   C26 imp

Air Post stamps

1948, Jacob Degen, 20rp brown, top sheet margin imperforated single, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #259a U, €1,600
345.00
861 */U   3-26

Collection of the Early Issues

1918-19, 360 mostly used stamps, representing 2nd Vilnius and three Kaunas issues, neatly arranged on stockpages, including "5" instead of "15" variety (No.10a), 60sk (no.18) in block of eight and 50sk (No.25) in complete pane of 25, numerous plating varieties and much more, minor flaws should be expected as always on postally used stamps, still nice lot for research by a specialist, F/VF, C.v. $1,500
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
sold
862 **   18 imp, var
1919, 2nd Kaunas issue, 50sk black, right sheet margin vertical imperforated pair, bottom stamp has no "L" in "Lietuvos" variety (position 15/20), slight toned spots on top stamp, no gum as produced, NH, VF and very rare,only a few stamps possible with this variety, especially in pair with a common stamp
sold
863 **/*   20-26
1919, 3rd Kaunas issue, 10sk-60sh, three vertical and five horizontal se-tenant pairs, all are different, nice quality, no gum as issued, NH or previously hinged (2), VF
sold
864 **   20-23
1919, 3rd Kaunas issue, 10sk, 15sk, 20sk and 30sk, se- tenant block of 80 (top part of a printer's sheet, each value in pane of 20), some folds between stamps and perf separations, still nice and fresh item, no gum as issued,NH, VF and extremely rare multiple
sold
865 **   24-26
1919, 3rd Kaunas issue, 40sk, 50sk and 60sk, se-tenant block of 60 (each value in pane of 20), presents bottom part of a printer's sheet less one pane of 60sk at left, folded between panes and insignificant separations, beautiful quality item, no gum as produced, NH, VF and very rare
sold
866 **/*   40-60, imp, var

Collection of the Berlin Issues

1919, about 650 mostly mint perforated and imperforated (190) stamps, singles, pairs and multiples, strong in perforation errors - 14 fantails and 54 imperforated between stamps in pairs and strips, as well as numerous printing varieties - 16 stamps with omitted or doubled center, print on pasted paper, a lot of positional pieces - gutter pairs and blocks, control inscriptions and many more, all neatly described on exhibition style pages, a few occasional flaws possible, fresh quality unit otherwise, full OG, NH or LH/hinged, F/VF or better, great unit in every respect
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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
sold
867  70/80 imp
1920, 2nd Anniversary of Independence, 10sk-5auk, imperforated set of seven values, nice looking unit, full/large part of OG, VF
sold
868 **   237a
1929, Lithuanian Cross, 15c red, left sheet margin block of six (3x2), contains three vertical tete-beche pairs (foot to foot), watermark Webbing, full OG, NH, VF
sold
869 **/*   278-82, var
1933-34, Lithuanian Cross and Kaunas Castle, 2c-60c, complete set of five, watermark Multiple Letters, which is inverted on 15c and 50c, inverted and reversed on 60c, full OG, NH (3) or LH, VF, C.v. $335 for stamps w/o watermark varieties, Lith Market Value Cat. $380
sold
870 **   B52-54 var

Semi - Postal Issues

1939, European Basketball Championships, 15+10c, 30+15c and 60+40c, complete set of three, two small size stamps in horizontal pairs, each one imperforated vertically, full OG, NH, VF, only 100 ofeach low value stamps and 50 of the high value were produced partly imperforated
sold
871    C1-7, C18-20

Air Post stamps and covers

1922, Pioneer Flight cover from Kaunas to Liepaja, franked altogether by ten values, met correct postal rate of 26auk, tied by Kaunas "31.VIII.22" ds, arrival Liepaja marking of September 2, mostly VF
sold
872    C37-39
1928, registered cover from Kaunas to Australia via London, franked by Swallow complete set of three in pairs and a single of 60c, London red registration transit marking and Sydney arrival ds, mostly VF and scarce
sold
873 **   C46, var
1930, Grand Duke Vytautas and President Smetona, 1L red, lilac and black, bottom left corner margin block of four, both left stamps with transposed portraits variety, full OG, NH, VF
sold
874    C40-46
1930, registered cover delivered by two connecting flights on lines "Kaunas-Berlin" and "Berlin - Dusseldorf", franked by Grand Duke Vytautas complete set of seven, tied by Kaunas "8.VI.30" ds, Berlin transit of the samedate and arrival marking of Dusseldorf "9.6.30", VF
sold
875    
July 15-18, 1935, Lithuanica Trans-Atlantic Flight cover from USA to Kaunas by pilots S. Darius and S. Girenas, franked by Washington 3c violet, Brooklyn "Jul.15" ds, violet boxed six-line confirmation cachet, numbered at thebottom "405", arrival ds on reverse, in addition real photo postcard showing legendary pilots, F/VF
sold
876 **   259 fn
1935, red Lithuanica II overprint on Main Post Office Building 50c dark blue and olive, imperforated single with nice margins, full original slightly uneven gum, NH, VF, APEX certificate, C.v. $400 as hinged
sold
877    C80 fn
1935, Felix Vaitkus Lithuanica II Trans- Atlantic Flight, registered cover with mixed franking of US 6c orange and three Lithuanian air post stamps (two on reverse), including Vaitkus special black overprint on 40c darkrose and blue, numbered "970" and signed by Lt. Felix Vaitkus, violet confirmation cachet and all appropriate markings, VF
sold
878    C79, C80
1935, Felix Vaitkus Lithuanica II Trans- Atlantic Flight, US stationery envelope 2c carmine with additional Lithuanian franking by two air post values, violet confirmation cachet, signed by Lt. Felix Vaitkus at the bottom, VF in additiontwo cuts from a newspaper with photos of F. Vaitkus
sold
879 **/*   C5a/84

Nice Group of Air Post Issues

1921-34, 55 mint stamps, representing eight complete sets, including Grand Duke Vytautas, Anniversary of Independence perf and imperf, Great Personalities perf and imperf, plus some others, full OG, NH (after #C54) or LH, mainly VF, C.v. $250
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N/A
880 **/*   2N9-16

Soviet Occupation Issues

1940, black or red overprints "L T S R. 1940.VII.21" on definitive stamps of 1937-40, complete set of singles and blocks of four, in addition inverted overprint on 10c, inverted watermark on 2cin block and cover to Riga franked by seven stamps of the set, mainly fresh quality, full OG, NH or LH, VF
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sold
881  

Practically Complete Collection on Illustrated Pages

1918-40, 660 mainly mint stamps and three souvenir sheets, starting with 1st and 2nd Vilnius issues, highlights included National Assembly in changed colors, stamp of 60sk with color misregistration, complete set of surcharges No.120-60, genuine Girenas overprints on triangle stamps and many more, nice and clean unit, full OG, mainly LH, F/VF or better, C.v. $3,800 plus unlisted Girenas overprints
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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
sold
882  

Intact Collection on Illustrated Pages

1919-40, approximately 300 mint stamps, mainly in complete issues, starting with Berlin sets, postage, semi-postal and air post material, a few occasional flaws possible, fresh quality overall, full OG, mainly LH, F/VF, C.v. $920
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
sold
883 */U   

Dealer's Stock in a Shoe Box

1919-39, about 3000 mint and used stamps mainly in complete issues on 315 approval plastic cards, representing postage, semi- postal, air post and German "Ob. Ost" material, most ofthe value in Berlin and air post stamps, neat condition items are ready for re-sale, full OG or used, F/VF, guaranteed C.v. $2,700
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
sold
884 **   

Huge Accumulation of Multiples

1922-40, approximately 3,200 mint stamps in different size blocks or full panes and sheets, some complete issues, a dozen of singles but all are positional pieces of No.C71/78, various definitive stamps in complete sheets, nice quality overall with possible marginal separation or minor flaws, full OG, mainly NH, VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
sold
885 */U   40/322, C1/83 var

Selection of Printing, Perforation and Watermark Varieties

1919-40, 183 mostly mint stamps, including 4 color errors, 5 inverted surcharges, 8 items imperforated between stamps with No.321 in horizontal strip of four imperforated vertically, two pairs of No.119a with normal stamps, slightly mixed condition noted, still collectible quality material, most with full OG, F/VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6
sold
886    

Large Postal History Accumulation

1882-1940, 426 items, including 20 stationery pieces, about 20 picture postcards, representing a dozen items from Imperial Period and German Occupation, some Jewish theme,TPO markings, postage due, money letter, several complete sets franking and many more, occasional conveyance flaws possible, generally nice and interesting holding for a specialist or retailer, F/VF
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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
sold
887    

Air Post and Pioneer Flights Items
Group

1922-40, 31 covers, including complete set franking of No.C15-17, C18-20, C32-35, C85-87 and etc., nice variety of postal markings and destinations, occasional flaws possible, mainly F/VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
sold
888 */U   

Collection of Displaced Person Camps Issues

1946-48, 47 mint or used stamps, four souvenir sheets and five postal history pieces, representing Camps Augsburg, Detmold, Hanau, Meerbeck, Shongau and Seedorf, neatly arranged on exhibition style pages, full OG, NH or used, VF, Lith. Market Value C. v. €650++
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
sold
889  

Group of Various Charity and Commemorative Labels

1932-74, 320 stamps, 6 souvenir sheets and 2 covers, representing National Symbols, Great Personalities, Anti-Communism, Scouts and etc. issues, some in large blocks or complete sheets, neatly arranged on illustrated or stockpages, mainly fresh condition, F/VF or better
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17
sold
890 */U   1/74

Collection of Early Issues

1924-32, 57 mint or postally used stamps, starting with 16 unused values Scepter of Indra (most with invalidating perforation), then Soyombo with later surcharges and definitive set of 1932, in addition set of nine revenues, minor flaws possible, generally nice quality unit, full OG, NH, LH/hinged, unused no gum or used, F/VF
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sold
891 */U   75/180

Collection of Better Definitive and Commemorative Issues

1943-59, 77 mint or postally used stamps, neatly arranged on stockpages, representing complete sets of No.75-82, 84-90, 91-103, 104-15 and several others, two stamps with gum crease, nice quality overall - no toning or hidden defects, full OG, NH or LH (marked ** or *), unused no gum or used, F/VF
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2, 3, 4
sold
892    C1-5

Air Post Cover

1928, registered cover from Galang (now Indonesia) to Switzerland, franked by six values, including the first air post set, tied by Galang "31.10.28" ds, Horn (Thurgau) "13.XI.28"arrival marking and Amsterdam forwarding of 16.XI, VF
sold
893 **   403 fn
1955, Pope Pius issue, complete unissued set of 12, designed and produced by Jeffries Banknote Co., CA, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF
85.00
894 **/*   94 var
1906, Sentinel Lion, 2c vermilion, engraved printing, perforation 11 1/2, top sheet margin vertical strip of five imperforated horizontally, slight gum wrinkle, full OG, NH or hinged (at the top margin and bottom stamp), VF and an attractive multiple
N/A
895  209-19
1918, Great Personalities, 1c-2s, complete set in blocks of four, each stamp is overprinted "Specimen" in violet or red and has security puncture, full OG, NH, VF, ex-K. Bileski
sold
896    3K1-8

Exile Government issues

1941, Airplane, Ship, Tank and Scenes, complete set of eight used on first day cover to NYC, Polska Marynarka Wojenna "15.XII.1941" boxed ds, red censorship marking, VF
N/A
897 **   

Camp Post
Dachau-Allach

1945, Red Cross issue, complete set of six stamps and 13 perforated or imperforated souvenir sheets of one, four or six, different paper, including two sheets with inverted top left stamp, in addition Freiman Camp 25pf carmine with buff network, overall nice condition, stamps with full OG, sheets have no gum as printed, all are NH, VF
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2, 3, 4, 5
N/A
898 **   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
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
460.00
899 **   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
sold
900 **   333-56

Angola

1951, Birds, 5c-50a, complete set of 24, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $502
sold
901 **   333-56
1951, Birds, 5c-50a, complete set of 24, sheet margin imprint blocks of four, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $2,008++
Click here to see Part 2
sold
902  26-38 fn

Nyassa

1901, Giraffe and Camels, 2 1/2r-300r, complete set of 13, each one with inverted center, perfect quality without usual gum toning, full original white gum, VLH or LH, mostly VF, C.v. $1,040
sold
903  121 var
1921-23, Zebra, 40c black and gray blue, bottom sheet margin single with imprint, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, VLH, F/VF
sold
904    SC #SK5
1855, stationery envelope 20+1k blue (the second issue of 1848 on grayish thickened paper), posted into the mail at St. Petersburg Nikolayev Train Station on December 12, 1855, arrival Moscow marking "Received. Morning. 1855. Dec.13" on reverse, which confirms that over 150 years ago State Post was much more effective then today, minor flap separation, still F/VF and rare, Z. Mikulski certificate, Venets #II.5, rank "R"
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sold
905    SC #SC12/24, CPC1

Selection of Early Stationery Envelopes

1861- 72, eight stationery envelopes, including 30k brown red of 1861 (two tiny rust stains), two 10k black of 1862, three of 5k, one of 20k from 1870-72 and one of City Post 5k red lilac of 1869, nice quality, unused, VF
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sold
906  1
1857, 10k brown and blue, three-side margin (narrow at the bottom) imperforated single with numeral watermark "1", tied by "547" inside rectangular dotted cancellation (Alexandria, Kherson Gub.), fine and scarce
N/A
907 (*)   2
1858, 10k brown and blue, perforation 14 1/2x15, printed on thick paper with numeral "1" watermark, tiny soiling spot at the top left corner, fresh colors and intact perforation, unused, no gum, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate
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N/A
908  3
1858, trial color proof of 20k in green and violet, perforation 14 1/2x15, printed on paper without watermark, bold colors and intact perforation, no gum, but with strong embossing, VF
sold
909 (*)   4
1858, 30k rose and green, perforation 14 1/2x15, printed on thin paper with watermark numeral "3", slight foxing, unused, no gum, F/VF, owner's hs is visible on the face
sold
910  4
1858, 30k rose and green, printed on thick paper with watermark numeral "3", a part of Tetyushi cancellation of 1867, bold colors and embossing, VF and scarce cancellation
sold
911  18
1865, 30k rose and green, perforation 14 1/2x15, printed on paper without watermark, intense colors and strong embossing, part of OG (paper adhesion on reverse), VF, C.v. $1,950
460.00
912 **   19-25
1866, 1k-30k, complete set of six, printed on horizontally laid paper, three stamps with sheet margins, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF
sold
913 **   26-30a
1875-79, 2k-20k, complete set of five, four values with sheet margins, printed on horizontally laid paper, stamp of 20k has cross-shaped "t" variety, full OG, NH, VF
sold
914 **   26, var
1875, 2k black and red, printed on horizontally laid paper, block of four representing varieties on all values, most important ones - bottom left stamp broken "2" at upper right corner value tablet, bottom right stamp has open lineof lower right value tablet, full OG, NH, VF
Click here to see enlarged fragment
N/A
915 **   31-38, 32a
1883-88, 1k-70k, complete set of nine, including both shades of 2k stamp, all marginal singles (1k-14k with top right corner sheet margin) printed on horizontally laid paper, post office fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF
sold
916  39
1884, 3.50r black and gray, printed on vertically laid paper, tied by St. Petersburg "18. Nov. 88" date stamp with inverted month, short one tip of perforation at the bottom, otherwise F/VF, C.v. $625
N/A
917 **/*   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 little toning mostly on perforation), both with full OG, VF appearance
Click here to see enlarged fragment
85.00
918  50
1889-92, 7k blue, printed on horizontally laid paper, red letter "A" as a part of overprint "Obrazets", pinpoint gum scratch at the left of oval, full OG, hinged, VF
85.00
919 **/*   55/70
1902-05, 13th and 17th issues, 1k-7r and 1k-7k, two complete sets of nine and five respectively on vertically laid paper, 14 blocks of four, most with sheet margins, nice condition, full OG, generally NH (top stamps of oneblock of 2k, 5k and 7k are LH), VF and scarce unit
Click here to see Part 2
N/A
920 **   57 var
1902, 3k carmine, printed on vertically laid paper, light impression of the background, top right corner sheet margin horizontal strip of five, partial offset on reverse, marginal bend, full OG, NH, VF
N/A
921  78
1909-12(?), postal forgery of 7k in light blue, typo printing on wove paper without varnish lines, perforation L14 1/2, tiny spot of toning on reverse, fresh quality otherwise, full "original" gum, VF and rare, an issued stamp is addedfor comparison
sold
922  81 var
1912-17, 15k red brown and blue, printed on paper with vertical varnish lines, inverted offset of the design on the face, appearing as double impression, full OG, very light trace of hinge, VF, P. Buchsbayew certificate
170.00
923  82d
1912-17, (20k) blue and carmine, printed on paper with vertical varnish lines, embossing and value omitted, traces of carmine ink on front and reverse, full OG, previously hinged, VF, expert's hs on gum
N/A
924 **   106 var
1915, Romanov Dynasty money stamps, 15k yellow brown, vertical strip of three, middle stamp has completely omitted design, top and bottom ones omitted it partly, no gum as produced, NH, VF, rare and eye- catching item
sold
925 **   106a
1915, Romanov Dynasty money stamps, 15k yellow brown, horizontal imperforated pair, reversal text is shifted to the right, no gum as issued, NH, VF
N/A
926 **   106a, var
1915, Romanov Dynasty money stamps, 15k yellow brown, bottom right corner sheet margin block of four with perforation freak, resulting in upper stamps bearing misplaced part of perforation, while bottom ones -completely imperforated, no gum as produced, NH, VF and rare multiple
sold
927  107a var
1915, Romanov Dynasty, money stamp of 20k olive green, imperforated single with additional inverted offset on the face, appearing as double impression, no gum as produced, VLH, VF
105.00
928 **   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
230.00
929    117
1917, mixed franking incoming cover from Walthamstow (East London) to Kiev, franked by 2p blue, censored in England, received, but undelivered as addressed on August 26, three months after uprated with a pair of black surcharge 10k on 7k light blue, paid for forwarding to Novocherkassk, red two-line Kiev marking "Taken from Mailbox. 5 December" on reverse, address bureau note was applied upon arrival, all appropriate markings and arrival ds (12.12.), F/VF and scarce well-traveled item across revolutionary Russia
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sold
930 **   124
1917, 10k dark blue, imperforated complete pane of 25, folded between first and second horizontal rows, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,000 as singles
sold
931 **   137 var
1917, 3.50r maroon and green, bottom sheet margin block of three with "V" label at the lower left corner, perforation 13 1/2, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF, guaranteed genuine
sold
932  1/150

Collection on Scott Album Pages

1857-1918, 145 mostly mint stamps, starting with pen cancelled No.1 and dotted cancelled No.2, then very well completed, including No.5/10 (less 20k), 13-18 (3k OG, others regummed), 19-25, 26-30, 31-38 (full/part of OG), 39-40 (regummed), all others with full OG, fresh looking unit, F/VF, C.v. $16,300
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6
sold
933 **/*   

Liberty Cap and Abdication Overprints
Nice Group

1917, Romanov Dynasty, eight blocks of four with Liberty Cap overprints in red and three blocks of eight with Abdication overprints in black, one cancelled on piece, others are unused, mostly VF
Click here to see Part 2
sold
934    
1917, two addressed envelopes, each one bearing Romanov Dynasty 4k red or 7k brown in block of eight with Nicholas II Abdication overprint, tied by Petrograd "10.3.17" date stamp, VF
sold
935    75, 78

Caspian Sea Ship Mail

1912, pre-printed cover from Baku to Isfahan, franked on reverse by two values, posted into the mail on Oil Tanker Schooner "President Kruger", oval letter "a" Baku-Enzeli "7.7.12" postmark, Tehran"25.VIII.12" transit and Isfahan "7.IX.12" arrival ds, mostly VF
N/A
936    75, 78
1912, pre-printed cover from Baku to Isfahan, franked on reverse by two values, posted into the mail on Passenger Steamship "Kursk", oval letter "b" Baku-Enzeli "21.7.12" ds, Tehran "6.VIII.12" transit and Isfahan "26.VIII.12"arrival marking, mostly VF
N/A
937  SC #PP1

Private issue of the German-Baltic Committee in Petrograd

1918, 1r multicolored, Committee seal in violet, nice margins all around, full original slightly uneven gum, LH,VF
sold
938 **/*   149-50

"Sword Breaking Chain" Issue
Collection

1918, 144 mostly mint stamps and one cover, singles, pairs, strips and blocks, representing rare color shades of 35k, such as light blue in block of four and a single in gray ultra(both certified), imperforated singles and pair (some questionable), various misperf, plate varieties in blocks with normal stamps and many more, full OG, NH or LH/hinged, F/VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
sold
939 **   150 var
1918, 70k brown, top right corner sheet margin block of four, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH, VF
sold
940  150a
1918, 70k brown, four side enlarged margins imperforated single, nice and very fresh, full OG, light trace of hinge, VF and rare, N. Mandrovski certificate, C.v. $16,500 for a pair
Click here to see the certificate
sold
941 **/*   177-80, 187

The First Definitive Issue
Collection

1921, 30 mint stamps, singles and block of four, including several scarce color varieties (ultra on ordinary or blue on thin paper), postmaster perforation on 20r ultra, two proofs of New Russian Triumphant and others, all identified on Lindner hingeless pages, fresh quality unit, full OG, many NH stamps, VF
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2, 3, 4
sold
942 **   180 var
1921, 20r pale ultra, color variety, right sheet margin vertical pair printed on ordinary paper, full OG, NH, VF, top left corner margin vertical pair of common blue shade is included for comparison
sold
943 **/*   180a, c
1921, two stamps of 20r with double impression in blue on ordinary paper and in ultra on thin paper, first one with marginal gum crease, nice quality otherwise, full OG, NH or LH, VF
sold
944  180b var
1921, 20r pale ultra, printed on thin paper, full OG, VLH, VF and scarce color shade variety
sold
945 **/*   181-86, var

The Second Definitive Issue
Collection

1921, 520 mostly mint stamps in singles, pairs, blocks and sheets, including proof of 250r printed on rough yellow paper in block of four, multiple color shade varieties, seven stamps with double impression, complete sheets of 200r, 300r x2 and 500r x2, all neatly arranged and identified on Lindner pages, full OG, NH or LH/hinged, F/VF or better
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20
sold
946 **   181c var
1921, 100r orange, printed on thin paper, double impression (one inverted), block of four with two pre- printing paper folds, full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular item
sold
947 **   182 var
1921, 200r gray olive, color variety, bottom left margin block of four, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
sold
948 **   182a
1921, 200r deep brown, double impression, top left corner sheet margin block of four, upper left stamp with slight crease, still full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $720 as hinged singles
sold
949 **/*   182 var
1921, 200r light brown, top left corner sheet margin block of four with inverted offset of the design on front, appearing as double impression, full OG, NH or LH (mostly on top margin), VF
sold
950 **/*   183a, d var
1921, 250r violet, four gutter tete-beche blocks of four, two printed on ordinary and two on thin paper, including one of pale violet shade (very scarce), full OG, NH or LH (two stamps of the last one), VF
sold
951 **/*   183c var
1921, 250r violet, printed on thin paper, bottom right corner sheet margin block of four with inverted offset of the design on the face, appearing as double impression, slight crease is affecting one stamp, full OG, NH or LH (top stamps), VF
sold
952 **   186e var
1921, 1000r carmine, printed on thick "cotton" paper, inverted offset of the design on the face, appearing to be a double impression, natural paper crease, causing this variety, nice and very fresh stamp, full OG, NH, VF andrare, V. Zagorsky certificate
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sold
953 **/*   188-90, fn var

4th Anniversary of the October Revolution Issue
Collection

1921, 131 mint stamps, including singles, pairs and complete set in panes of 25, some printing varieties, all housed on Lindner pages, perfect condition, full OG, mainly NH, VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6
sold
954 **/*   191-200, var

Surcharges on the First Definitive Issue
Collection

1922, 125 mostly mint stamps, singles, pairs and blocks, including eight stamps with inverted surcharges, two wide (7mm) space black surcharges, two red "R.S.F.S.R."surcharges, shade varieties and etc., all arranged on Lindner pages and neatly described, full OG, NH or LH/hinged, mostly VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
sold
955 **   191c
1922, black surcharge 5000r on 1r orange, printed on ordinary paper, block of four, top stamps without surcharges, upper stamps with paper fold causing this variety, still full OG, NH, VF
sold
956 **   194a var
1922, inverted black surcharge 5000r on 20r ultra, printed on thin paper, full OG, NH, VF
sold
957  195c
1922, error black surcharge 1,0000r instead of 10,000r on 40r slate, left sheet margin single of large size, small angle to the right, full OG with a spot of natural gum loss at the bottom, LH, VF
sold
958 **   195c
1922, error black surcharge 1,0000r instead of 10,000r on 40r slate, bottom sheet margin vertical pair of large size stamps, small angle to the left, full OG with a spot of natural inflow at the top, NH, VF and very rare
sold
959  195c
1922, error black surcharge 1,0000r instead of 10,000r on 40r slate, large size stamp, small angle to the right, full OG, very light trace of hinge, VF, ex-K. Vassilyev
sold
960 **   200a, e
1922, inverted red surcharge 10,000r on 40r slate, two stamps of small and large size, first one with surcharge shifted to the top, the other one - to the right, full OG, NH, VF
sold
961 (*)   200c
1922, strongly shifted to the bottom red surcharge (will dots after letters) 10,000r on 40r slate, small size stamp, bottom right corner sheet margin single, a beautiful example, unused, expertly regummed, VF appearance
sold