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Lots 967 - 993,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #82, June 21, 2019. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
967 **/*   44a, 46a

Far Eastern Republic
Blagoveschensk issue

1921, Coat of Arms, 5r blue and 30r violet, four different tete-beche pairs (two for each denomination), each one with crayon cancel, full OG, NH or LH (1), VF
968 Mi I-V

Philatelic Exchange Tax stamps

1923, black surcharges "For Starved. Correspondence of Philatelist" 10(k) on Romanov Dynasty 4k and 14k, 15k on 3k, 5k and 50k, complete set of five, full OG, LH, VF, all are guaranteed genuine, C.v. €4,450
969   Mi 9 III


1920, parcel card from Kustanay to Postal Station Orekhovo, franked by black handstamp "rub" (type III) on 20k blue and red in vertical strip of four and a single, the last one without surcharge, appropriate markings and arrival ds, perfect quality, VF and scarce
970   Mi 9 III, var
1920, parcel card from Kustanay to Bol'shie Soli (Kostroma Gub.), franked by five stamps with black handstamped surcharge "rub" on 20k blue and red, including block of four, top right stamp with double handstamp variety, postmarked on arrival, fresh condition, counterfoil is attached, VF and rare
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971  59

Siberia - Nikolayevsk-on-Amur issue

1921, black handstamped surcharge (overprint) with top parts of 15k on 20k blue and red, perforated single, nice condition, full OG, very light trace of hinge, VF, expertized by Dr. Jemtschoujin, C.v. $300
972  60
1921, black handstamped surcharge (overprint) with top parts of 15k over 20k on 14k blue and carmine, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. .$200
973 Mi 1B
1921, black handstamped overprint (no value) on 20k blue and red, imperforated single, a part of appropriate Nikolayevsk cancellation, fresh and VF, expertized by Romeko, C.v. €1,500
974  69-70
1921, black handstamped surcharges 15k and 20k on imperforated 1r brown, pale brown and orange, two properly cancelled stamps (one - is on a piece), VF, both expertized by Romeko, C.v. $350
975 Mi 1A, var


1918, black surcharge 60(k) on perforated 1k orange, vertical strip of three (types 1, 4 and 5) and a single of type 6a (no bar), full OG, LH/hinged, VF, the last one with C. Ceremuga certificate, C.v. €600
976 ** F  10

South Russia
Don Government (Rostov issue)

1919, Ermak, money stamp of 20k green, two singles, one forgery on cremy paper and piece of money order with cancelled stamp (in our opinion is dubious), all mounted on cutting out of a Collection page, fresh and VF
977 */U   

Collection of the Local Issues on Album Pages

1920-22, about 200 mint and used stamps, singles, strips and blocks, representing Kharkov, Kiev, Kustanai, Minsk, Sebezh, Smolensk, Tulchin, Venev, Volsk, Vyatka, Yakutsk and etc., most powerful are Rogachev, Semenov and Spassk, the total is 29 various districts, some stamps are questionable or definitely forged, but generally nice unit with many properly expertized items, full OG or used, F/VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
978 */U   

Remainder of a Collection

1918-22, over 400 mint or used stamps, representing Mountainous Republic of the Northern Caucasus, North West and North Armies, White Russia, Far Eastern Republic, Siberia and South Russia material, most of the expensive stamps are dubious, while some genuine valuable items presented, e.g. some imperfs of NW Army, Mariupol, several "DVR" stamps (1r is no good), two stamps of Nikolayevsk issue, Jubilee of Revolution overprints, some inverted surcharges of Siberia, South Russia and more, fresh quality overall, full OG or used, F/VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
979 **/*   

Balance of Various Russian Area Collections

1918-42, about four hundred mostly mint stamps, representing issues of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, German Occupation of Baltics and Ukraine, Karelia, NorthIngermanland, Offices in Levant, Wrangel's Army, Siberia, South Russia, Ukraine and etc., some better items, such inverted or double surcharges, several dubious or forged stamps, fresh quality overall, full OG, mainly NH, F/VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
980  29

Catalogue numbers in this section are taken from the Catalogue of the Russian Rural Postage Stamps edited in by F. Chuchin unless otherwise noted


1883, 10k blue, broken "10" at the bottom right value tablet variety, nice quality, full OG, VLH, VF and scarce, C.v. $700 for a stamp without variety
981 **   117
1895, 20k lilac blue, block of 15 (5x3), left part of a complete sheet of 18, one stamp with toning spots, otherwise fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $2,250 as hinged singles
982    Schmidt #2


1870, stationery envelope with blue handstamp (6k), size 140x118mm, properly signed at the bottom, practically perfect quality, unused, VF and scarce, ex-Dr. Nikitin
983  24 var


1910, diagonal (instead of horizontal) violet surcharge 3k on 10k blue violet, a part of zemstvo cancellation, small bottom left corner imperfection, VF and rare variety, Schmidt #22M, Large Zemstvo C.v. $5,000
984  46/52

Proofs and Specimens Assembly

1911, Zincographic issue, 13 perforated or imperforated stamps, including two horizontal pairs and block of four, two perforated stamps with "Specimen" overprint, fresh quality, full OG or no gum as produced, VF
985 **   4 var


1910, 4k multicolored, omitted yellow color, imperforated block of four printed on gummed paper, fresh, full OG, NH (one stamp has insignificantly disturbed gum), VF
986    7


1911, 3k multicolored, top sheet margin horizontal pair, used on reverse of registered cover addressed to uezd administration, tied by violet oval zemstvo ds, another marking is on front, slightly reduced on the right, still VF
987  21-22 var


1909, diagonally or horizontally placed surcharge 3(k) on 1k orange and on 6k brown, vertical and horizontal pairs for each value, full OG, LH, VF
988 **   9, 9a


1886, 3k black, diamond shaped stamp, complete sheet of 138 stamps, including 15 tete-beche pairs, minor marginal flaws and slight crease is affecting two stamps, nice quality overall, full OG, NH, mainly VF, ex-Lentz, Faberge
989  15, 17, 19


1905, ten imperforated proofs of 1k, 4k and 5k in light bluish green, including pairs of 1k and 4k and horizontal se-tenant strip of six, including two of each for 5k, 4k and 1k, no gum as produced, VF and scarce
990 (*)   5b


1882, 3k blue, a single imperforated vertically, fresh color, unused, no gum, VF, ex-Faberge
991    Schmidt #3


1871, stationery envelope with black handstamp (10+1k), size 180x115mm, unused, slightly folded, desirable and scarce item, F/VF
992  6


1901, 2k carmine, printed on wove paper, perforation 11 1/2, excellent quality single, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Schmidt #8, rank "RR", C.v. $1,200
993    27


1915, cover from Uglich to Troitsko- Pechorskaya volost via Ustsysolsk, franked by two stamps including Romanov Dynasty 7k brown, upon arrival to Ustsysolsk uprated with 2k green, perforation12 1/2, tied by black zemstvo ds, mostly VF and scarce