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Lots 922 - 944,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #81, March 21, 2019. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 (website photo)
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
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
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
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
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
938 **/*   149-50

"Sword Breaking Chain" Issue

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 (website photo)
939 **   150 var
1918, 70k brown, top right corner sheet margin block of four, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH, VF
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
941 **/*   177-80, 187

The First Definitive Issue

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 (website photo)
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
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
944  180b var
1921, 20r pale ultra, printed on thin paper, full OG, VLH, VF and scarce color shade variety