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Lots 906 - 921,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #81, March 21, 2019. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
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
140 
 
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
1300 
 
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
190 
 
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
700 
 
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
550 
 
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
375 
 
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
190 
 
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
190 
 
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
180 
 
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
190 
 
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
95 
 
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
70 
 
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
70 
 
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
600 
 
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
95 
 
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
190