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Lots 1000 - 1015,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #79, September 14, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Net Price
1000 **/*   1a
1863, Parcel to the East, 6k light blue, printed on thin paper, complete sheet of four in form of vertical strip, slight bottom left corner imperfection, full OG, NH or hinged on bottom stamp and on right margin, mostly VF and extremely rare, only a few complete sheets recorded
N/A
1001  1c
1863, Parcel to the East, 6k dark blue, printed on chalk- surfaced paper, block of four, nice and fresh, full OG, LH, VF, expertized by H. Bloch
sold
1002  10 var
1868, 5k blue, printed on horizontally laid paper, imperforated vertically with perforation 11 1/2 at the top and bottom, fresh, unused, no gum, VF and extremely rare, ex-Faberge Collection, a "common" stamp with perforation 11 1/2 is included
N/A
1003  11 var
1868, 10k carmine and green, printed on horizontally laid paper, perforation 11 1/2, left sheet margin single, imperforated on the left, pen cross cancellation, slight gum crease, full OG, VF appearance of this very scarce variety, ex-Faberge
sold
1004    15
1896, 10k pale red and green, used on cover from Russian PO at Trebizond to Russian PO at Constantinople, appropriately cancelled, postmarked on arrival, VF
sold
1005  16-17
1876, black or blue surcharge 8(k) on 10k carmine and green, two stamps printed on horizontally laid paper, the last one with green background shifted to the bottom, full OG, LH, VF
110.00
1006  18a
1879, black surcharge 7(k) on 10k carmine and green, printed on vertically laid paper, neat postal cancellation, VF, expertized by J. Schlesinger, C.v. $750
290.00
1007  19D var
1879, large size black surcharge 7(k) on 10k carmine and green, printed on vertically laid paper, Constantinople cancellation in blue, practically flawless stamp, VF and extremely rare, just a few recorded, expertized by A. Faberge and Finnish Expert's Committee, the stamp is properly listed in Chuchin Cat. issued in 1925, price "-"
N/A
1008 **/*   21a
1879, 2k black and rose, block of four printed on vertically laid paper, perf reinforcement at right, fresh and nice, full OG, NH (left stamps) or LH, VF and scarce multiple
sold
1009  81-90
1909, overprint "Ierusalem", 5pa-70pi, complete set of ten, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $350
sold
1010  141-50
1909, overprint "Smyrne", 5pa-7pi, complete set of ten, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $133
sold
1011  161-69
1909, overprint "Beyrouth", 5pa-7pi, complete set of nine, full OG, LH or hinged, VF, C.v. $123
sold
1012 **   204 var
1910, red diagonal surcharge 1pi on 10k pale blue, stamp from the issue of 1909, vertical gutter block of four, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp in dark blue is added for comparison
N/A
1013 **   213-27, 228-31
1913, Romanov Dynasty surcharged issue, 5pa/1k- 50pi/5r, complete set of 15, in addition later surcharges in complete set of three, all arranged on page from a Collection, full OG, NH (Romanov set) or LH, VF
sold
1014    213/26
1913, four registered covers from Constantinople to Budapest, each franked by one (30pi/3r, which is very scarce) or four Romanov Dynasty surcharges, tied by Russian PO in Constantinople "14.III.1913" ds, black pre-printed text in form of seal reads: "Hungarian Commercial Bank, Constantinople Branch", all with Budapest "Mar.17.1913" (Gregorian Calendar) receiving postmark, mostly VF
sold
1015 */U   

Private Issue of Russian Levant

1919, Numerals and Coat of Arms, 105 mint or cancelled (40 - CTO) stamps, forming complete unit of 66 values with many extra, including eight Odessa surcharges, full OG, NH/LH or used, mostly VF
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sold