Issues of 1858-1912 - Stamp Auctions

Lot 8 - Imperial Russia Issues of 1858-1912 -  Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #91

Lot 8 - Imperial Russia Issues of 1858-1912 - Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #91

1889-92, 1k orange, right sheet margin imperforated block of four with large red ''Obrazets'' initials, printed on horizontally laid paper, slight mostly marginal folds and minor full original gum soiling, NH, VF and rare, especially in multiple, Est. $500-$600

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Imperial Russia Issues of 1858-1912
Lot 1 - Imperial Russia Issues of 1858-1912 -  Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #91

Lot 1 - Imperial Russia Issues of 1858-1912 - Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #91

1858, 10k brown and blue, perforation 14 1/2x15 (slightly defected), numeral watermark ''1'', used on entre letter from St. Petersburg to Narva, tied by experimental dotted ''1'' cancellation (with extra two pairs dots in front and behind of ''1''), pre-philatelic two-line St. Petersburg red ''22.FEB.1858'' date stamp is alongside, F/VF, Est. $200- $250

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Imperial Russia Issues of 1858-1912
Lot 2 - Imperial Russia Issues of 1858-1912 -  Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #91

Lot 2 - Imperial Russia Issues of 1858-1912 - Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #91

1864, 3k black and green with perforation 12 1/2, 5k black and lilac, 10k brown and blue, both with perforation 14 1/2x15 on paper without watermark, all used on entire wrapper from St. Petersburg to Amsterdam, three markings ''Franco'', arrival ds on reverse, F/VF and scarce two issues franking, Est. $250-$300

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Imperial Russia Issues of 1858-1912
Lot 9 - Imperial Russia Issues of 1858-1912 -  Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #91

Lot 9 - Imperial Russia Issues of 1858-1912 - Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #91

1889-92, 3.50r black and gray, 7r black and yellow, set of two high values on horizontally laid paper, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $240, Est. $150-$200

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Imperial Russia Issues of 1858-1912
Lot 3 - Imperial Russia Issues of 1858-1912 -  Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #91

Lot 3 - Imperial Russia Issues of 1858-1912 - Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #91

1866-70, 1k-20k, complete set of six, perforation 14 1/2x15, printed on horizontally laid paper, three stamps with margins, full OG, NH, VF, Est. $200-$250

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Imperial Russia Issues of 1858-1912
Lot 5 - Imperial Russia Issues of 1858-1912 -  Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #91

Lot 5 - Imperial Russia Issues of 1858-1912 - Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #91

1868, 20k blue and orange, printed on vertically laid paper, solo franking on entire wrapper from Odessa to London, fold through the stamp, in addition the same 20k stamp on vertically laid paper off cover, fresh and VF, C.v. altogether $1,010, Est. $200-$250

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Imperial Russia Issues of 1858-1912
Lot 11 - Imperial Russia Issues of 1858-1912 -  Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #91

Lot 11 - Imperial Russia Issues of 1858-1912 - Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #91

1902, rectangular imperforated essay of 7k in dark rose, unissued design with Coat of Arms in the middle, printed on thin card, perfect quality, no gum as issued, VF and rare, Standard Cat. #UD43 var, Est. $1,500-$2,000

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Imperial Russia Issues of 1858-1912
Lot 4 - Imperial Russia Issues of 1858-1912 -  Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #91

Lot 4 - Imperial Russia Issues of 1858-1912 - Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #91

1869, 3k black and green, 5k black and lilac, both with perforation 14 1/2x15 on paper without watermark, 20k blue and orange on horizontally laid paper, used on entire letter from St. Petersburg to Montpellier, tied by dotted oval ''S.P.B.'' marking along with normal date stamp, arrival ds on reverse, F/VF, Est. $150-$200

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Imperial Russia Issues of 1858-1912
Lot 12 - Imperial Russia Issues of 1858-1912 -  Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #91

Lot 12 - Imperial Russia Issues of 1858-1912 - Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #91

1902, 3k carmine, a single with very light printing of the background on vertically laid paper, full OG, VLH, VF, Est. $100-$120

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Imperial Russia Issues of 1858-1912
Lot 14 - Imperial Russia Issues of 1858-1912 -  Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #91

Lot 14 - Imperial Russia Issues of 1858-1912 - Raritan Stamps Inc. Live Bidding Auction #91

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 and a spectacular item, P. Buchsbayew certificate, Est. $140-$180

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Imperial Russia Issues of 1858-1912