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Catalogue of Stamp Auction #76, February 03, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
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Curr.$
Bid
1  1 Pa
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 35k pale ultra, bottom sheet margin imperforated single, control line on the edge, full OG, hinged, VF, Scott #149a
140.00 
 
2 **/*   9 Ta
1921, 200r brown, double impression, block of four, full OG, NH or VLH (between two bottom stamps), VF, Scott #182a
190.00 
 
3  10
1921, plate proof of 250r in black, printed on thick glossy paper, no gum as produced, previously hinged, VF, Scott #183
140.00 
 
4 **/*   12-13 Ta
1921, 500r blue and 1000r carmine, two stamps with double impression printed on ordinary paper, both with full OG, NH (500r) or previously hinged, VF, Scott #185a- 86a
140.00 
 
5 **   13
1921, 1000r carmine, printed on ordinary paper, four complete sheets of 50, three with vertical gutter in the middle of different width and one without gutter (scarce), insignificant marginal flaws possible, nice and fresh unit, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #186
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2, 3, 4
190.00 
 
6  UD26
1921, "Emancipated Proletarian", imperforated essay of unissued design for 100r in olive green, raster (intaglio) printing, no gum as produced, NH, VF
140.00 
 
7  UD26a
1921, "Emancipated Proletarian", die proof of unissued design for 100r in black, engraved printing on thin cardboard with text "Proletarians of the World Unite!", size 60x40mm, no gum as issued, NH, VF and very rare
1900.00 
 
8  33 II
1922, red surcharge (with dots after letters) 10,000r on 40r slate, large size stamp, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Scott #200f
70.00 
 
9  35, 37-38 Ta
1922, inverted black surcharges 5000r on 2r, 5000r on 20r and 10,000r on 40r, the last one is small size stamp with top margin, fresh quality, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, Scott #192a, 194-95a
140.00 
 
10 **/*   39 I, II
1922, black surcharge (7mm apart) 10,000r on 40r slate, two stamps of small and large size, full OG, NH or VLH, VF, Scott #195 var
70.00 
 
11 **   44 CSP Ka
1922, Proletarians of the World Unite, 22,500r violet, printed on buff paper without watermark, left sheet margin single with large dash inside white spot on the right, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #206 var
140.00 
 
12 **   51 var
1922, "Philately for the Children", shifted to the left black overprint on 3k red, block of six (3x2), positions 18-20/23 -25 of the first setting, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #B26 var
95.00 
 
13 **   55-58
1922, Postal Transports, no value indicated, complete set of four in horizontal (1) or vertical gutter blocks of 50, fresh and unfolded with insignificant marginal flaws, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #B34-37
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2, 3, 4
275.00 
 
14  55
1922, Mail Steamship, no value indicated, imperforated proof in light blue, left sheet margin single printed on thick paper, no gum as produced, NH, VF, Scott #B35
250.00 
 
15  59 Ta
1922, 5th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 5r black and orange, double impression of black color, full OG, VLH, VF, Scott #211 var
70.00 
 
16  081B
1922-23, litho "Star" surcharge 20r on 15k brown lilac and blue, right sheet margin imperforated single, surcharge position 25, very slight bend at the bottom margin did not affect the stamp, full OG, very light trace of hinge, VF and scarce, Z. Mikulski certificate, Scott #224
1400.00 
 
17 **/*   95-99, 97PP
1923, "Philately for the Labor", complete set of six, including stamp of 2r+2r on 250r, printed on thin paper, full OG, NH or VLH (silver surcharge), VF, the "key" values expertized by Z. Mikulski, A. Rosselevitch and others, Scott B38-42, B40a
550.00 
 
18  96 Ka, Kd
1923, "Philately for the Labor", two stamps with gold surcharge "1r+1r" on 10r black and brown, first one without a dot after first "r", the other one with double frame at the top, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Scott #B39 var
90.00 
 
19 **   96 Tb
1923, "Philately for the Labor", inverted gold surcharge "1r+1r" on 10r black and brown, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #B39a
190.00 
 
20  96 Tc
1923, "Philately for the Labor", red trial surcharge "1r+1r" on 10r brown and black, left margin single, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs on reverse
190.00 
 
21 **   97 Tb
1923, "Philately for the Labor", inverted bronze surcharge "2r+2r" on 250r violet, insignificant gum wrinkle, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, Scott #B40b
140.00 
 
22  97 Tc
1923, "Philately for the Labor", trial red surcharge "2r+2r" on 250r violet, printed on ordinary paper, full OG, LH, VF
190.00 
 
23  97 PP Tc
1923, "Philately for the Labor", trial red surcharge "2r+2r" on 250r violet, printed on thin paper, pin-point natural paper inclusion, full OG, VLH, VF
180.00 
 
24  98 Ka
1923, "Philately for the Labor", bronze surcharge "4r+4r" on 5000r violet, spaced date "1 923" variety, full OG, LH, VF, neat owner's hs on reverse, Scott #B41a
95.00 
 
25  98 Ta
1923, "Philately for the Labor", inverted bronze surcharge "4r+4r" on 5000r violet, neatly cancelled on a piece, fresh, VF, expertized by Z. Mikulski, Scott #B41b
95.00 
 
26  98 Tc
1923, "Philately for the Labor", trial red surcharge "4r+4r" on 5000r violet, full OG, LH, VF
190.00 
 
27  99 Ka
1923, "Philately for the Labor", silver surcharge "4r+4r" on 5000r violet, left margin single with spaced date "1 923" variety, full OG, very light trace of hinge (appears NH), VF, expertized by W. Pohl and Romeko, Scott #B42b
950.00 
 
28  99-99 Ka
1923, "Philately for the Labor", silver surcharge "4r+4r" on 5000r violet, vertical pair, bottom stamp with spaced date "1 923" variety, neatly cancelled in the middle, fresh and VF, expertized by Z. Mikulski, N. Mandrovski certificate
700.00 
 
29 **/*   99 Tb/99 Ka Tb
1923, "Philately for the Labor", inverted silver surcharge "4r+4r" on 5000r violet, vertical pair, top stamp with spaced date "1 923" variety, excellent condition, full OG, NH or LH (top stamp), VF and extremely rare, only block of four and two singles exist with inverted and spaced date surcharge besides this pair, expertized by Dr. Jemtschoujin, P. Buchsbayew certificate, ex-Liphschutz
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20000.00 
 
30  0110 Ta
1923, worker 4r brown, bottom sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair with double impression, full OG, LH, VF, Scott #239b
95.00 
 
31 **   SI1-4

Special and Official issues

1922, Rostov-on-Don issue, 2t-6t, complete set of four, trivial paper inclusion as often, no gum as produced, NH, VF, Scott #B30-33
70.00 
 
32 **   SI1 Ta
1922, Rostov-on-Don issue, 2t green, double impression, no gum as issued, NH, VF, expertized by Dr. Jemtschoujin, Scott #B30a
140.00 
 
33 **   SI5-8
1922, German Consulate issue, red surcharges on Consular stamps, 10m on 2.25r-600m on 3r, set of four, surcharges type I, the high value with top margin, full OG, NH, VF, each one with Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, Scott #CO1-4
210.00 
 
34 */U   

Balance of RSFSR issues

1918-23, 52 mostly mint stamps, representing "Sword Breaking Chain", second definitive issues, "For the Hungry", "Philately for the Labor" surcharges and several others, some errors and varieties, nice quality unit, full OG or used (pair with a dot after "10" unused, no gum), mostly VF
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110.00 
 
35 **   1-4, var
1923, First Agriculture Exhibition, 1r-7r, two imperforated complete sets of four, printed on white or yellowish paper, most with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #242-45
75.00 
 
36  011 II
1923, "Fokker 111", 5r green, wide "5" variety, usual gum bend, fresh and nice single, full OG, LH, VF and very rare, only 50 stamps were printed, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, Z. Mikulski certificate, Scott #C4a
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14000.00 
 
37 **   27-30
1924, Lenin Mourning issue, 3k-20k, imperforated complete set of four, narrow frame variety, nice and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, Scott #265-68 var
1000.00 
 
38 **   27B-30B
1924, Lenin Mourning issue, 3k-20k, imperforated complete set of four with wide frame variety, blocks of four, minor usual gum waves, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #265- 68
140.00 
 
39  44
1924-25, definitive issue, perforated and imperforated proofs of peasant 6k in black, typo printing, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #281
100.00 
 
40  50
1924-25, definitive issue, peasant 15k lemon yellow, perforation 14 1/2x15, beautiful stamp without usual paper inclusion, full OG, LH, F/VF centering, very scarce, neat owner's hs on reverse, Raritan Stamps guarantee, Scott #287
8000.00 
 
41  60 II
1924, black surcharge 10k on "Fokker 111" 5r green, wide "5" variety, usual gum waves, full OG, previously hinged, VF, P. Buchsbayew certificate, Scott #C7a
275.00 
 
42  60 II
1924, black surcharge 10k on "Fokker 111" 5r green, wide "5" variety, a part of Moscow postal cancellation, fresh and VF, Scott #C7a
190.00 
 
43  63 Ta
1924, Leningrad Flood issue, inverted black surcharge 3k+10k on 100r orange, printed on ordinary paper, full OG, previously hinged, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, Scott #B43b
95.00 
 
44 **/*   68-71, 72-75, 72A-75A
1925, Lenin Mausoleum, 7k-40k, imperforated and perforated complete set of four, both are NH, in addition perforated set on thick paper (LH), all with full OG, F/VF, Scott #294-301, var
190.00 
 
45 **   68, var
1925, Lenin Mausoleum, 7k blue, imperforated complete sheet of 50 (5x10), representing all listed varieties on positions 26, 32, 36 and 41, as well as numerous unlisted plate errors, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #294 var
140.00 
 
46  68
1925, Lenin Mausoleum, set of five imperforated proofs of 7k in brown lilac, brown, blue, ultra and olive brown, printed on security paper with text on reverse, no gum as produced, NH, VF
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700.00 
 
47  70
1925, Lenin Mausoleum, imperforated proof of 20k in carmine rose (close to issued color), printed on a cardboard, perfect quality, no gum as issued, NH, VF and scarce
240.00 
 
48  NP33
1925, Lenin Mausoleum, imperforated essay of unaccepted vertical design for 40k stamp in lilac brown, left sheet margin horizontal pair printed on watermarked Borders and Rosettes paper, full OG, NH, VF, Raritan Stamps guarantee
950.00 
 
49 **   76-97
1925, definitive issue, 1k-5r, complete set of 22 (both 10k stamps), printed on watermarked paper, most with sheet margins, perforation 12 (1k-2r) and 13 1/2 (3r and 5r), full OG, NH, mostly VF, Scott #304-25
150.00 
 
50  
1924-26, Advertising Labels for using with definitive stamps, group of 14 items (11 different), most printed in Moscow, some usual faults, still collectible quality material, F/VF
95.00 
 
51 **   98-99, 99A
1925, Vladimir Lenin, 5r brick red and 10r indigo, complete set of two, perforation 13 1/2 and 5r with perforation 12 1/2, the last one with left sheet margin, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #302-03, 302a
95.00 
 
52 **   0100-01
1925, Vladimir Lenin, 5r brick red and 10r indigo, imperforated complete set in bottom left corner sheet margin blocks of four, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #302-03 imp
250.00 
 
53 **   102-03, var
1925, Academy of Sciences, 3k yellow brown, three stamps, perforation L12 1/2 (two of different shades) and comb 12x12 1/2; 15k olive green, two stamps, perforation 12 1/2 or 13 1/2, full OG, NH, mostly VF, Scott #326-27, var
70.00 
 
54  102a var
1925, Academy of Sciences, 3k yellow brown, perforation L13 1/2, vertical pair imperforated between stamps and at the bottom (possibly trimmed), neat Batum postal cancellation, VF appearance of unrecorded perforation error
550.00 
 
55 **   102-03
1925, Academy of Sciences, 3k yellow brown and 15k olive green, complete set of two perforated proofs on thick paper without watermark, full OG, NH, VF
95.00 
 
56  102
1925, Academy of Sciences, imperforated proof of 3k on yellow brown, vertical pair printed on thick paper with security text on reverse, no gum as produced, NH, VF
275.00 
 
57  104-05
1925, Aleksandr Popov, five imperforated proofs, including three of 7k in blue, greenish blue and red; two of 20k in olive brown and red brown, printed on thick paper with text on reverse, no gum as issued, NH, VF, proofs of7k signed by Z. Mikulski, Scott #328-29
700.00 
 
58 **   128-30
1926, Vladimir Lenin, 1r-3r, complete set of three, printed on paper with watermark Borders and Rosettes, full OG, NH, F/VF, Scott #342-44
90.00 
 
59 **   151-52
1926, Esperanto Congress, 7k blue green and red, 14k blue green and violet, complete set of two in horizontal gutter pairs, post office fresh and unfolded, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare, Raritan Stamps guarantee, Scott #347-48
5500.00 
 
60 **   151A-52A
1926, Esperanto Congress, 7k blue green and red, 14k blue green and violet, complete set of two, perforation 11 1/2, left sheet margin singles, 14k has tiny natural paper inclusion, full OG, NH, VF and very rare, these perforation varieties originated from miniature sheets of ten (2x5), P. Buchsbayew certificate, Scott #347-48 fn
4750.00 
 
61 * S  152 var
1926, Esperanto Congress, 14k blue green and violet, broken second "O" on "Posto", in addition a single with "Obrazets" initials, both with full OG, hinged, VF
140.00 
 
62  154
1926, Lenin as a Child, perforated proof of 20k in black, printed on thick chalk-surfaced paper without watermark, full original gum placed after perforation, NH, VF and very scarce
1100.00 
 
63 **   161/80, 181, A, 182
1927, black surcharge 8k on Postage Due stamps, two complete sets printed on unwatermarked and watermarked paper, in addition surcharge on soldier 7k brown, complete set of three, full OG, NH, mostly VF, Scott #349-50, 359-72
150.00 
 
64 **   169 II
1927, black surcharge (type II) 8k on 2k violet, basic stamp is typo printing on paper without watermark, bottom left corner sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #360 var
240.00 
 
65 **   174-80, var
1927, black surcharge 8k on Postage Due stamps of 1k- 14k, complete set of seven, printed on watermarked paper, surcharge on 3k stamp with inverted "P" variety, full OG, NH, mostly VF, Scott #366-72
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90.00 
 
66 **   175 II
1927, black surcharge (type II) 8k on 2k violet, printed on watermarked paper, bottom left corner sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #367 var
240.00 
 
67 **   183-84
1927, Dr. Zamenhof, Creator of Esperanto, 14k bright green and brown, two sheet margin blocks of four, printed on watermarked and unwatermarked paper, first one is slightly folded along vertical perforation, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #373-74
95.00 
 
68  183 Pa
1927, Dr. Zamenhof, 14k bright green and brown, imperforated single with enlarged margins at the top and bottom printed on watermarked paper, cancelled on a piece by Simferopol date stamp of 1930, fresh condition, VF, P. Buchsbayew certificate, Scott #373 imp
375.00 
 
69 **   183 Pa var
1927, Dr. Zamenhof, 14k bright green and brown, bottom sheet margin imperforated single printed on watermarked paper, portrait (brown color) is inverted, vertical invalidating perforation across the design, full OG, NH, VF
375.00 
 
70  184A
1927, Dr. Zamenhof, 14k bright green and brown, perforation 10x10 1/2, printed on paper without watermark, full OG, previously hinged, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate, Scott #374b
90.00 
 
71 **   184B
1927, Dr. Zamenhof, 14k bright green and brown, perforation 10, bottom left corner margin single printed on paper without watermark, full OG, NH, VF, V. Liapine certificate, Scott #374a
300.00 
 
72 **   184 Pa
1927, Dr. Zamenhof, 14k bright green and brown, top right corner sheet margin imperforated stamp printed on paper without watermark, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #374c
500.00 
 
73 **   184 Pa
1927, Dr. Zamenhof, 14k bright green and brown, vertical imperforated pair printed on paper without watermark, balanced margins, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #374c
700.00 
 
74  184 Pc
1927, Dr. Zamenhof, 14k bright green and brown, vertical pair with perforation 10 3/4x10 1/2, imperforated between stamps, both stamps show scratched plate variety (vertical line through design), full OG, LH, VF and rare, P. Buchsbayew certificate, Scott #374d
1400.00 
 
75  185-86, var
1927, International Air Post Conference, three stamps of 10k blue and light brown, various white spots at the bottom inscription; two stamps of 15k carmine and gray green, broken aircraft's wing or a stroke at the top inscription, all with full OG, mainly LH, F/VF, N. Mandrovski certificate for #185Kd, Scott #C10-11 var
190.00 
 
76 **   202-08
1927, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 3k-28k, complete set of seven, full OG, NH, mostly VF, Scott #375 -81
70.00 
 
77 **   203 Pa
1927, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 5k brown, top sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #376a
1100.00 
 
78 **   204 Pa
1927, 10th Anniversary of October Revolution, 7k myrtle green, bottom left corner margin imperforated single printed on paper without watermark, marginal spot of gum disturbance far away from the stamp, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #377b
475.00 
 
79  204 Pa
1927, 10th Anniversary of October Revolution, 7k myrtle green, balanced margin imperforated single printed on paper without watermark, full OG, LH, VF, Scott #377b
240.00 
 
80  204
1927, 10th Anniversary of October Revolution, 7k myrtle green, left sheet margin vertical imperforated pair, printed on watermarked Borders and Rosettes paper, full OG, NH or VLH (top stamp), VF, Raritan Stamps guarantee, Scott #377 fn
950.00 
 
81  206 Ka
1927, 10th Anniversary of October Revolution, 14k blue and red, no red color on Sakhalin Island variety, full OG, LH, VF, Scott #379 var
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70.00 
 
82 **   207
1927, 10th Anniversary of October Revolution, 18k blue, complete sheet of 80 (5x8+5x8) with horizontal gutter in the middle, folded once along top gutter perforation, minor marginal flaws, otherwise post office fresh, full OG, NH,VF and rare in complete sheet
1100.00 
 
83  208
1927, 10th Anniversary of October Revolution, imperforated proof of 28k in black green and red lilac, slightly different design of issued stamp, printed on paper without watermark, slightly thinned at the top, large part of OG, VF appearance of this rare proof, P. Buchsbayew certificate
700.00 
 
84 **   211, 0212-16
1927, red or black surcharge 8k on commemorative stamps, complete set of seven, including two shades of A. Popov stamp, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #353-58
75.00 
 
85 **   211 Ka
1927, red surcharge 8k on A. Popov stamp of 7k blue, inverted "8" variety of surcharge, a few toned spots on reverse, full OG, NH and fine, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, Scott #353a
75.00 
 
86 **/*   217-20, var
1928, 10th Anniversary of the Red Army, 8k-28k, complete set of four (all are NH), in addition 8k with "birthmark on soldier's face" and 28k with thick "C" varieties (both LH), full OG, mostly VF, Scott #402-05, var
90.00 
 
87 **   217 Pa
1928, 10th Anniversary of the Red Army, 8k brown, imperforated single with enlarged margin at the bottom and nice margins at three other sides, full OG, NH, VF, Raritan Stamps guarantee, Scott #402a
500.00 
 
88 **   221A-23A
1928-29, Vladimir Lenin, 3r-10r, complete set of three, printed on watermarked Lozenges paper, perforation 10, blocks of four, 3r and 5r with sheet margins, post office fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF and rare multiples, Scott #406a-08a
1100.00 
 
89 **   225
1929, Child Welfare, 20+2k brown and blue, perforation L12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #B56a
140.00 
 
90 **   225 A, B
1929, Child Welfare, 20+2k brown and blue, tow left sheet margin blocks of four, perforation 10 3/4 and 10 respectively, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #B56, b
100.00 
 
91  226A, G
1929, Pioneer's Assembly, 10k olive brown, two stamps, perforation 10 and 12 1/2x12x10 1/2x12 respectively, full OG, LH, F/VF, Scott #411 var
140.00 
 
92  227 var
1929, Pioneer's Assembly, 14k gray blue, perforation 12 1/2x12x10 1/2x12, fresh quality, full OG, VLH, VF, V. Liapine certificate, Scott #412a
190.00 
 
93 **   228-40, 244, var
1929-31, the third definitive issue, 1k-80k, complete set of 27 stamps, including shades of 1k (2), 2k (3), 3k (3), 4k (3), 5k (2), 10k (3), 20k (2), 50k (2) and 70k (2), full OG, NH, mostly VF, Scott #413-26, var
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95.00 
 
94 **/U   242 var
1930, Volkhov Power Station, 3r yellow green and dark brown, two singles with comb perforation 12x12 1/2, each one with large spots (green or brown) variety, full OG, NH or postally used, VF, Scott #437 var
95.00 
 
95 **   244 A, B
1929, Vladimir Lenin, 14k indigo, two values with perforation 10 1/2 and 10 respectively, the last one is scarce, full OG, NH, VF, Raritan Stamps guarantee for #244B, Scott #420a, var
200.00 
 
96 **   247A
1929, Iron Furnace, 20k green, perforation L10 3/4 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, great quality single, full OG, NH, VF and rare, Raritan Stamps guarantee, Scott #429a
2400.00 
 
97 **   249-50
1930, Child Welfare, 10+2k olive green, 20+2k green, complete set in unfolded blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #B55, B57
75.00 
 
98  255 Ka
1930, Soviet Educational Exhibition, 10k olive green, "o" variety at the bottom inscription (position 10), full OG, VLH (appearing NH), VF, V. Liapine certificate, Scott #435 var
150.00 
 
99  0256-57
1930, Zeppelin issue, 40k dark blue and 80k carmine, imperforated complete set of two in horizontal sheet margin pairs, full OG, LH, VF and scarce eye-catching unit, N. Mandrovski certificate for each pair, Scott #C12b- 13b
2750.00 
 
100 **   258-59, A
1930, Zeppelin issue, 40k dark blue and 80k carmine, two complete sets of two, perforation 12 1/2 and 10 1/2 respectively, nicely centered, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #C12 -13, a
150.00 
 
101    258-59
1930, Moscow Return Zeppelin Flight card and cover to Friedrichshafen, franked by Zeppelin stamps of 40k and 80k respectively along with other values, tied by confirmation Moscow special date stamp, postmarked on arrival, VF
100.00 
 
102 **/*   

Balance of Early Soviet Union Issues

1923-30, 340 mostly mint stamps in singles, pairs and blocks, starting with Agriculture Exhibition issue and finishing with Zeppelin stamps, numerous printing and perforation varieties, including combined perforation on 10k Pioneer's Assembly, double impression on Iron Furnace of Industrialization set, which represents in a dozen of different plate errors, nice quality unit, full OG, NH/LH or CTO, F/VF, great lot for a specialist, C.v. is over 250,000 rub=US$4,275
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
750.00 
 
103  266-70, 271-75
1931, Airships, 10k-1r, imperforated and perforated (all L12 1/2) complete sets of five, full OG, LH or previously hinged, mostly VF, Scott #C15-19, C20-24
140.00 
 
104  276
1931, Airship over the Arctic Region, 50k dark gray blue, error of color, left sheet margin single, excellent centering, full OG, VLH (appearing NH), VF, Scott #C23a
240.00 
 
105 **   286-89, 290A-93A
1931, Ice-Breaker "Malygin", imperforated and perforated (comb 12x12 1/2) complete sets of four, nicely centered, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #C26-29, C30-33
250.00 
 
106 **   290-93, A
1931, Ice-Breaker "Malygin", two perforated complete sets of four, line and comb perforation respectively, full OG, NH, F/VF, Scott #C30-33, a
300.00 
 
107 **   290 var
1931, Ice-Breaker "Malygin", 30k lilac, perforation L12 1/2, top right corner margin vertical pair printed on paper without watermark Borders and Rosettes, full OG, NH, VF and probably unique pair, N. Mandrovski certificate
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4750.00 
 
108    286-89
1931, North Pole Zeppelin Flight card and cover to Friedrichshafen, each one franked by two imperforated values of Ice-Breaker "Malygin" issue, red confirmation cachet, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF
150.00 
 
109 **   294-96
1932, Postal Transports, 5k-80k, complete set of three, stamp of 5k in right sheet margin pair with a spectacular perforation shift (trivial gum creases), others are post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #E1-3
90.00 
 
110 **   297-98, A
1932, International Polar Year, 50k carmine and 1r green, two complete sets of two, including 50k with different intensity of background and 1r with perforation 12 1/2 and 10 1/2, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #C34-35, var
210.00 
 
111 **   297A
1932, International Polar Year, 50k carmine, perforation L10 1/2, left sheet margin single, the presented stamp with high probability the best preserved example, minimal gum creases, bright and fresh full original gum, apparently NH, VF and one of the most rare perforation varieties of the Soviet Union, a great rarity of the Worldwide Air Mail, Scott #C34a, Raritan Stamps guarantee
7000.00 
 
112    297-98
1932, Franz Josef Land Flight card and cover from Arkhangelsk to Germany, franked by International Polar Year stamps of 50k and 1r respectively, triangle confirmation marking, Berlin arrival ds, VF
100.00 
 
113 **   299-300, 299 Pa
1932-33, Maxim Gorki, 15k brown and 35k blue, perforated complete set of two, imperforated single of 15k with nice margins and 35k with broken plate (white line on Gorki's ear) variety, all with full OG, NH, VF, Scott $470-71, 470a
Click here to see enlarged fragment
160.00 
 
114 **   301, var
1932, Airship over the Dnieper Dam, 15k gray, engraved printing, perforation 12 1/2, three sheet margin blocks of four, two printed on creamy paper, one - on white paper, different size of stamps, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #C25 var
140.00 
 
115 **/U   301, A, B
1932, Airship over the Dnieper Dam, 15k gray, engraved printing, three stamps with perforation 12 1/2, all different sizes, stamp with perforation 14 and stamp with perforation 10 1/2, the last one is neatly cancelled, all others with full OG, NH, VF, Scott #C25, a, b
95.00 
 
116 **   302-08, var
1932-33, 15th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 3k- 35k, complete set of 11 with additional shades of 3k, 5k, 15k and 20k, full OG, NH, mostly VF, Scott #472-78, var
160.00 
 
117  304 Ka
1932, 15th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 10k blue with a dot in front of "1932" variety, full OG, trace of hinge, VF
70.00 
 
118 **   310-11, 311A
1932, Moscow Philatelic Exhibition, 15k black brown and 35k ultra, complete set of two with perforation 12 1/2, in addition 35k with perforation 10 1/2, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #485-86, A
100.00 
 
119  311
1932, Moscow Philatelic Exhibition, two perforated trial color proofs of 35k in gray and rose, perforation 11 1/2, removed from a presentation cardboard with partial text at the bottom in red, fresh condition, no gum, VF and rare, Raritan Stamps guarantee for the proof in rose
2000.00 
 
120 **   SB1
1932, Moscow Philatelic Exhibition, souvenir sheet of four, printed on thin cardboard, size 169x119mm, extremely fresh, full original gum, which was officially placed on sheets intended for export purposes, NH, VF and very scarce in this sound condition, only 500 examples of these sheets were printed, many of those were destroyed, Scott #485-86 fn, Raritan Stamps guarantee
7500.00 
 
121  SB1
1932, Moscow Philatelic Exhibition, souvenir sheet of four, printed on thin cardboard, size 169x119mm, slight overall foxing, full original gum (officially placed on sheets supposed for export), very light traces of hinge, mostly VF
3750.00 
 
122 **   312-14, 312w-13w
1933, Karl Marx, 3k-35k, two complete sets of three, one of which has 3k and 10k with horizontal position of watermark, first one is scarce, all others have vertical watermark, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #480-82, var
240.00 
 
123 **   315-16, 315w
1933, Leningrad Philatelic Exhibition, red surcharges 30k on 15k and 70k on 35k, complete set of two, in addition 30k/15k with horizontal watermark, full OG, NH, VF
210.00 
 
124  315 Ka, 316 Kb
1933, Leningrad Philatelic Exhibition, red surcharges 30k on 15k and 70k on 35k, first one without a dot after "1933", the other one with a dot instead of comma after Leningrad varieties, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF
200.00 
 
125 **   317-37
1933, Ethnographic issue, 1k-35k, complete set of 21, nice and fresh quality unit, full OG, NH, mostly VF and scarce in sound condition, Scott #489-509
350.00 
 
126  331
1933, Armenians, perforated trial color proof of 15k in dark blue, perforation 11 1/2, removed from a presentation cardboard with partial text at the bottom in red, gummed, fresh, VF and scarce
950.00 
 
127  331
1933, Armenians, perforated trial color proof of 15k in gray black, perforation 11 1/2, removed from a presentation cardboard with an initial in red, gummed, fresh and VF
950.00 
 
128  334
1933, Tadzhiks, perforated trial color proof of 15k in olive green, perforation 11 1/2, removed from a presentation cardboard with part of letter "T" at the bottom in red, nicely gummed, VF
950.00 
 
129  334
1933, Tadzhiks, perforated trial color proof of 15k in brown black, perforation 11 1/2, removed from a presentation cardboard with an initial at the bottom in red, gummed, VF and scarce
950.00 
 
130 **   338-40
1933, Revolutionaries, 1k-5k, complete set of three, in addition stamp of 5k with a brown spot on Coat of Arms, full OG, NH, mostly VF, Scott #514-16, var
100.00 
 
131  340 var
1933, Moisei Uritsky, (5k) brown, right part of the design is missing variety, CTO with full OG, VF and a spectacular piece
90.00 
 
132  341-43, var
1933, Stratostat "USSR 1", 5k-20k, two complete sets of three differ by color shades, full OG, LH or hinged, VF, Scott #C37-39
140.00 
 
133  344A
1933, Order of the Red Banner, 20k brown black, yellow and red, trial printing with perforation 9 1/2, beautiful stamp, full OG, light trace of hinge, VF and rare, L. Melnikov certificate, Scott #518 fn
1400.00 
 
134 **   345-49
1933, Baku Commissars, 4k-40k, complete set of five, usual uneven gum, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #519-23
140.00 
 
135  345-49, 347 var
1933, Baku Commissars, 4k-40k, complete set of five, in addition stamp of 20k with misplaced vertical perforation, full OG, mainly LH, VF
95.00 
 
136  347A
1933, Baku Commissars, 20k purple, perforation 14x14x10 1/2x14, bottom right corner sheet margin single, full OG, hinged, VF and a gorgeous stamp, N. Mandrovski certificate
475.00 
 
137  347
1933, Baku Commissars, perforated trial color proof of 20k in brown, perforation 13 3/4, printed on watermarked Borders and Rosettes paper, full OG, which is scarce, LH, VF, Z. Mikulski certificate
700.00 
 
138  348
1933, Baku Commissars, 35k ultramarine, the "key" value of the set, red handstamped overprint "Specimen" posted by British Commonwealth Postal Administration, full OG, NH, VF and very rare
190.00 
 
139  349 Pc
1933, Baku Commissars, 40k carmine, left sheet margin example, imperforated on the left, CTO with full OG, VF
240.00 
 
140 **   350-54
1934, Civil Aviation, 5k-80k, complete set of five, printed on paper without watermark, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #C45-49
250.00 
 
141  351 Pc
1934, Civil Aviation, 10k green, printed on paper without watermark, right sheet margin horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, CTO with original gum (hinged), VF, Scott #C46a
325.00 
 
142  350-54, 355-59
1934, Civil Aviation, 5k-80k, two complete sets of five, printed on unwatermarked or watermarked paper, full OG, LH or previously hinged, mostly VF, Scott #C40-44, C45-49
240.00 
 
143 **   360-64, 365-66
1934, Lenin Mausoleum and Ivan Fedorov, two complete sets of five and two respectively, 15k stamp of the first set printed on "cotton" paper, very well centered, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #524-28, 529-30
150.00 
 
144 **   360Pa-61Pa
1934, Lenin Mausoleum, 5k brown and 10k slate blue, imperforated complete set of two in horizontal or vertical pairs, first one with enlarged margin at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #524a-25a
1100.00 
 
145 **   365-66, Pa
1934, Ivan Fedorov, 20k carmine and 40k slate blue, perforated and imperforated complete sets of two, the last one with right margins, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #529-30, a
800.00 
 
146 **   367-68
1934, Sverdlov and Nogin, 10k ultramarine and 15k red, complete set of two, nice centering, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #531-32
200.00 
 
147 **   369-72
1934, Dmitry Mendeleyev, 5k-20k, complete set of four, all with sheet margins, minor usual gum waves, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #536-39
190.00 
 
148  373-75, 373A
1934, the Stratosphere Disaster, 5k-20k, complete set of three, all with margins, in addition 5k with perforation 14, full OG, set is VLH (appears NH) or previously hinged, VF, Scott #C50-52, C50a
95.00 
 
149  0374A
1934, Andrey Vasenko, 10k brown, perforation 14, neat Kazan CTO as always, full OG (trace of hinge), VF and very rare, L. Melnikov certificate, Scott #C51a
1400.00 
 
150 **   376-80
1934, Airships, 5k-30k, complete set of five, all with horizontal position of watermark Borders and Rosettes, completely flawless unit, full OG, NH, VF and scarce in sound condition, Scott #C53-57
475.00 
 
151 **   376-80 var
1934, Airships, 5k-30k, complete set of five, 15k, 20k and 30k with vertical position of watermark, pin-point natural inclusion on 15k, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF
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450.00 
 
152  376-80
1934, Airships, 5k-30k, complete set of five, full OG, previously hinged, mostly VF, Scott #C53-57
140.00 
 
153 **   381-86
1934, First Decade without Lenin, 1k-30k, complete set of six, nice and choice, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #540-45
250.00 
 
154  385, var
1934, First Decade without Lenin, 20k orange and ultramarine, horizontal pair, left stamp with a blue spot on the flag at left, full OG, VLH, VF
Click here to see enlarged fragment
95.00 
 
155 **   387-91
1934, Anti-War Propaganda issue, 5k-35k, complete set of five, full OG, NH, F/VF, Scott #546-50
325.00 
 
156  389
1934, Anti-War Propaganda issue, perforated trial color proof of 15k in gray black, perforation 10 1/2, fresh quality, gummed, VF
700.00 
 
157  390
1935, Anti-War Propaganda issue, trial color proof of 20k in green with design of 35k stamp, perforation 10 1/2, fresh, gummed, VF, Z. Mikulski certificate
700.00 
 
158 **   392-401
1935, Chelyuskin Rescue, 1k-50k, complete set of ten, nice quality unit, full OG, NH, VF and seldom offered in such premium quality, Scott #C58-67
Click here to see the backside
1100.00 
 
159  392-401
1935, Chelyuskin Rescue, 1k-50k, complete set of ten, full OG, very light traces of hinge, most of stamps look as NH, VF
350.00 
 
160 **   402-05
1935, Moscow Subway, 5k-20k, complete set of four, stamp of 15k with blue offset on gum side, otherwise fresh, full OG, NH, mostly VF, Scott #551-54
200.00 
 
161 **   404 Pb
1935, Moscow Subway, 15k carmine, right sheet margin single, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, fine and scarce
475.00 
 
162 **   406-15
1935, Moscow Spartacist Games, 1k-40k, complete set of ten, fresh quality unit, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #559-68
325.00 
 
163  406-15
1935, Moscow Spartacist Games, 1k-40k, complete set of ten, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF
100.00 
 
164 **   414 var
1935, Hurdling, 35k ultramarine and black brown, one of the "key" values of the set, blue color went through porous paper, full OG, NH, VF
95.00 
 
165  418 var
1935, Friedrich Engels, 15k dark ultra, white stroke between "9" and "3" in "1935", full OG, previously hinged, VF
Click here to see enlarged fragment
95.00 
 
166 **   420
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, position 21, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, Scott #C68
475.00 
 
167 **   420 Ka
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, small "f" variety, position 7 of 25-stamp setting, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, Scott #C68b
800.00 
 
168 **   421-24
1935, Iranian Arts, 5k-35k, complete set of four, in addition 35k with broken third "C" in "CCCP" variety, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #569-72
Click here to see enlarged fragment
140.00 
 
169  425-28
1935, Mikhail Kalinin, 3k-20k, six complete sets of perforated trial color proofs in red lilac, blue black, red, brown, green and violet, all existing colors, the total is 24 pieces, 22 of which with perforation 13 3/4 and 2 -perforation 10 1/2, nice quality, no gum as produced, VF and extremely rare group, Scott #573-76
14000.00 
 
170  429 Pa
1935, Leo Tolstoy, 3k green black and lilac, horizontal imperforated pair, enlarged margins, full OG, LH, VF and extremely rare, just a few imperforated pairs are known, N. Mandrovski certificate, Raritan Stamps guarantee, Scott #577 imp
3750.00 
 
171  429 Pd
1935, Leo Tolstoy, 3k green black and lilac, perforation 14, right sheet margin vertical pair imperforated between stamps, CTO with full OG, VF, Scott #577 var
140.00 
 
172 **   429A-30A
1935, Leo Tolstoy, 3k and 10k, perforation 11, bottom sheet margin blocks of four, watermark "1" on margin, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #577a-78a
140.00 
 
173  431A Pf
1935, Leo Tolstoy, 20k green and black brown, perforation 11, vertical pair imperforated between stamps, neatly cancelled, VF
190.00 
 
174  432Pa-34Pa
1935, Revolutionaries, 2k-40k, imperforated complete set of three, all with sheet margins, full OG, LH, VF, Raritan Stamps guarantee, Scott #580-82 imp
Click here to see the backside
950.00 
 
175 **   433 Pa
1935, Nikolai Bauman, 4k brown lilac, imperforated block of four, insignificant gum waves, fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #581 imp
240.00 
 
176 */U   

Balance of 1930-35 Issues

1930-35, 620 mostly mint stamps (approximately 15% - CTO), representing all issues for the period with modest duplication, numerous plate, perforation and watermark varieties, fresh condition overall, full/large part of OG or unused, expertly regummed (about 25%), some inexpensive MNH sets and singles, F/VF, C.v. 1,100,000 rub=US$18,800
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15
3500.00 
 
177 **   435-40, A
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, 1k-15k, two complete sets of six, perforation 11 and 14 respectively, full OG, NH, mostly VF, Scott #583-88, a
140.00 
 
178  436 Pd
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, 2k brown red, perforation 11, right sheet margin single, imperforated on the right, CTO with full OG, VF
95.00 
 
179  437 Pf
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, 3k dark blue, perforation 11, vertical pair imperforated between stamps, CTO with full OG, VF
190.00 
 
180 **   440 Ka, var
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, 15k olive brown, perforation 11, two bottom margin singles with watermark "1" on margin, one stamp in addition with complete label at the bottom and "burned cheek" variety, full OG, NH, VF
Click here to see enlarged fragment
140.00 
 
181 **   436A/40A CP
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, 2k, 3k, 5k and 15k, perforation 14, all are printed on porous ("cotton") paper with design shown on reverse, full OG, NH (15k probably VLH), VF
140.00 
 
182  437A var
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, 3k dark blue, perforation 14, spectacular plate shift, appears as double impression, neat corner cancellation, fresh VF, a common stamp is added for comparison
Click here to see enlarged fragment
95.00 
 
183 **   438A var
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, 5k rose lake, perforation 14, right sheet margin horizontal pair, right stamp with "thin sickle" variety, full OG, NH, fine
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95.00 
 
184 **   438B
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, 5k rose lake, perforation 11x14, left sheet margin single, full OG, NH, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate
375.00 
 
185  438C
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, 5k rose lake, perforation 14x11, full OG, very light trace of hinge, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate
275.00 
 
186  438D
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, 5k rose lake, perforation 11x11x14x14, full OG, very light trace of hinge, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate
275.00 
 
187 **   438E
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, 5k rose lake, perforation 11x11x11x14, top margin single, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, N. Mandrovski certificate
375.00 
 
188  438G
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, 5k rose lake, perforation 14x11x14x14, full OG, very light trace of hinge, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate
275.00 
 
189  438I
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, 5k rose lake, perforation 11x11x14x11, full OG, very light trace of hinge, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate
275.00 
 
190  NP73
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, perforated trial color proof of rejected design (Nazi's salutation) for 15k in ultramarine, printed on watermarked Borders and Rosettes paper, full OG, LH, VF and extremely rare, ex-S. Shtern Collection
3750.00 
 
191  NP73
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, perforated trial color proof of rejected design (Nazi's salutation) for 15k in olive brown (issued color), printed on watermarked Borders and Rosettes paper, full OG, LH, VF and extremely rare
3750.00 
 
192 **   444, var
1936, Nikolai Dobrolyubov, 10k lilac, perforation 11, complete sheet of 100 (10x5+10x5) with horizontal gutter in the middle, representing varieties on positions 19 and 20, watermark "1" at the top margin, folded along the gutter, minor edge flaws possible, fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #589
950.00 
 
193 **   445-49, var
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 10k-80k, two complete sets of five, printed on ordinary grayish or white paper, all with comb perforation, full OG, NH, mostly VF, Scott #590A-94A
100.00 
 
194 **   445-49
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 10k-80k, complete set of five in sheets of 50 (10x5), printed on ordinary paper, representing all existing plate errors, minor perf separation on margin, fresh and unfolded, full OG, NH, VF
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2, 3, 4, 5
1900.00 
 
195 **   445-50 CSP
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 10k-1r, complete set of six, perforation 12 1/4, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, full OG, NH, mostly VF, Scott #590-95
95.00 
 
196 **   445A-50A CSP
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 10k-1r, complete set of six, perforation 13 3/4x12 1/4, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, 50k and 80k with sheet margins, full OG, NH, mostly VF, Scott #590B-95B
95.00 
 
197 **   445B-50B CSP
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 10k-1r, perforation 11x12 1/4, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, three stamps with sheet margins, full OG, NH, mostly VF, Scott #590C-95C
300.00 
 
198 **   445 CSP var
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 10k yellow brown, perforation 12 1/2x13 3/4, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
275.00 
 
199 **   445C, 447C CSP
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 10k and 40k, perforation 11, complete set of two, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, 10k with left sheet margin, it has slightly disturbed gum, fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #590E, 592E
325.00 
 
200 **   445D-447D CSP
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 10k-40k, complete set of three, perforation 13 3/4, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #590D-92D
140.00 
 
201 **   460-67, 465A
1937, Architectural Projects, 3k-50k, complete set of nine, including stamp of 30k with perforation 11, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #597-604, 602a
150.00 
 
202 **   460 Pa
1937, Architectural Projects, 3k brown violet, horizontal imperforated pair, nice margins all around, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #597b
375.00 
 
203  460 Pb
1937, Architectural Projects, 3k brown violet, top sheet margin single, imperforated at the top, light corner cancellation, VF
190.00 
 
204 **   461 Pa
1937, Architectural Projects, 5k brown red, horizontal imperforated pair, enlarged margins, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, Scott #598b
375.00 
 
205  461 Pb
1937, Architectural Projects, 5k brown red, top sheet margin example, imperforated at the top, CTO with full OG (NH), F/VF centering
190.00 
 
206 **   462 Pa
1937, Architectural Projects, 10k gray brown, bottom sheet margin imperforated single, full OG, NH, VF, Raritan Stamps guarantee, Scott #599b
550.00 
 
207  463 Pa
1937, Architectural Projects, 15k gray black, four-side margins imperforated single, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, Scott #600b
475.00 
 
208 **   464 Pa
1937, Architectural Projects, 20k black green, horizontal imperforated pair, narrow margin at the bottom with ample margins at three other sides, full OG, NH, fine, Scott #601b
475.00 
 
209 **   465A
1937, Architectural Projects, 30k black, perforation 11, fresh and unfolded block of four, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #602a
275.00 
 
210  465 Pa
1937, Architectural Projects, 30k black, enlarged margins imperforated single, full OG, very light trace of hinge, VF and extremely rare, only a handful exists, A. Zverev certificate, Scott #602b
5500.00 
 
211 **   466 Pa
1937, Architectural Projects, 40k violet, vertical imperforated strip of four, folded between first and second stamps, nice quality otherwise, full OG, NH, VF and rare multiple, N. Mandrovski certificate, Scott #603b
6000.00 
 
212 **/*   467 Pa
1937, Architectural Projects, 50k brown, bottom sheet margin horizontal pair, full OG, VLH on margin, which touched one stamp, VF and scarce, Scott #604b
1900.00 
 
213 **   Block 2
1937, Architectural Projects, 40k violet, souvenir sheet of four, text is significantly shifted to the top, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #603a var
140.00 
 
214  469 Va
1937, Felix Dzerzhinsky, 10k yellow brown, printed on ordinary paper, nicely centered, full OG, light trace of hinge, VF and scarce, Scott #606 var
950.00 
 
215  469-70 var
1937, Felix Dzerzhinsky, two marginal stamps of 10k imperforated at the top or on the right; stamp of 20k with bottom right corner margin, imperforated on the right, each one neatly cancelled, VF
95.00 
 
216  470 Pd
1937, Felix Dzerzhinsky, 20k blue green, right sheet margin single, imperforated on the right, full OG, very light trace of hinge, VF
140.00 
 
217 **   473-79
1937, Aviation Exhibition, 10k-1r, complete set of seven, full OG, NH, mostly VF, Scott #C69-75
75.00 
 
218 **   473-79 Ka
1937, Aviation Exhibition, 10k-1r, complete set of seven, stamp of 1r with broken undercarriage at left variety, full OG, NH, VF
Click here to see enlarged fragment
100.00 
 
219 **   474, 477-78 var
1937, Aviation Exhibition varieties, 20k with broken "2" on the left value tablet, 50k with watermark "1" at the bottom margin, pair of 80k, top stamp has white spot over "p" in right "kop", full OG, NH, VF
Click here to see enlarged fragment
140.00 
 
220 **   Block 3
1937, Aviation Exhibition, 1r brown, tan and black, souvenir sheet of four, flawless quality item, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #C75a
140.00 
 
221 **   Block 3, var
1937, Aviation Exhibition, 1r brown, tan and black, three souvenir sheets of four, two of which with different plate varieties, the last is a common one, full OG, NH, VF
500.00 
 
222 **   481-565
1938 Year, complete set of 85 stamps, nice quality, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. 146,000 rub=US$2,495
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800.00 
 
223  483 var
1938, First North Pole Flight, 10k black and brown, background is dramatically shifted to the right, CTO as always exists, full OG (NH), VF, Scott #625 var
95.00 
 
224 **   486 var
1938, First North Pole Flight, 80k carmine, color misregistration (double impression of flag) variety, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, Scott #628b
240.00 
 
225 **   486 Pa
1938, First North Pole Flight, 80k carmine, bottom left corner margin single, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #628a
95.00 
 
226  487A
1938, Shota Rustaveli, 20k green, comb perforation 12 1/2x12 instead of L12 1/2, nice and fresh, full OG, LH, VF and rare, Raritan Stamps guarantee, Scott #610a
950.00 
 
227  487 Pa
1938, Shota Rustaveli, 20k green, horizontal imperforated pair, enlarged side margins with ample margins at the top and bottom, full OG, LH, VF and rare, especially in pair, expertized by A. Rosselevitch, Scott #610b
2750.00 
 
228  487 Pc
1938, Shota Rustaveli, 20k green, left sheet margin single imperforated on the left, full OG, very light trace of hinge, VF and scarce
375.00 
 
229 **   488 var
1938, Paris Exhibition, 5k red, a single with a red spot at the bottom of "t" in "Pochta" and white stroke between first and second "C" in "CCCP" varieties, full OG, NH and fine stamp
Click here to see enlarged fragment
100.00 
 
230 **   490-96, A
1938, 20th Anniversary of the Red Army, 10k-1r, two complete sets of seven, printed on white or creamy thick paper, full OG, NH, mostly VF, Scott #629-35, var
140.00 
 
231  494 Pd
1938, 20th Anniversary of the Red Army, 50k black and dark red, right sheet margin single imperforated on the right, CTO with full OG (LH), VF
95.00 
 
232 **   495 var
1938, 20th Anniversary of the Red Army, 80k black and dark red, broken red flag on the left variety, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison
Click here to see enlarged fragment
95.00 
 
233 **   496
1938, 20th Anniversary of the Red Army, 1r black and dark red, printed on creamy thick paper, vertical gutter block of 20, folded twice along horizontal perforation (gutter perforation is unfolded), full OG, NH, VF
475.00 
 
234 **   490B-96B
1938, 20th Anniversary of the Red Army, 10k-1r, complete set of seven, printed on ordinary paper, nice and fresh, full OG, NH (40k is probably VLH), mostly VF and scarce in complete set
Click here to see the backside
950.00 
 
235 **   496B, var
1938, 20th Anniversary of the Red Army, 1r black and red, printed on ordinary paper, top right corner sheet margin block of four, upper right stamp lost part of the design due to foldover, full OG, NH, F/VF
95.00 
 
236 **   496B, var
1938, 20th Anniversary of the Red Army, 1r black and red, unfolded right part of a sheet (block of 50), stamp on position 30 with white spot in front of "1918" along with other plating varieties, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #635, var
Click here to see enlarged fragment
140.00 
 
237  496
1938, 20th Anniversary of the Red Army, perforated proof of 1r in black and red (close to issued colors), perforation 10 3/4, clear printing on thick white paper, no gum, probably removed from a presentation card, VF and very rare, Raritan Stamps guarantee
950.00 
 
238 **   497-500 Ka
1938, First Trans-Atlantic Flight, 10k-50k, complete set of four, each stamp with more or less torn flag variety, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #636-39 var
Click here to see enlarged fragment
100.00 
 
239 **   501-03, I, II, var
1938, Second Trans-Polar Flight, 10k-50k, two complete sets of three, clear or unclear star, in addition stamp of 50k with large size 26.1x44mm, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #640-42, var
95.00 
 
240 **   481, 504-14
1937-38, Arms of the Soviet Republics, complete set of 12, full OG, NH, mostly VF, Scott #647-58
95.00 
 
241 **   526-37
1938, Views of Crimea and Caucasus, 5k-1r, complete set of 12, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #666-77
100.00 
 
242  527 Pc
1938, View of Yalta, 5k brown, left sheet margin single, imperforated on the left, neatly cancelled, VF
95.00 
 
243  535 Pb
1938, View of Gurzuf, 50k deep green, bottom sheet margin horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, LH, VF and scarce
475.00 
 
244 **   538-46
1938, Balloons and Airplanes, 5k-1r, complete set of nine, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #678-86
100.00 
 
245 **   547-52
1938, Moscow Subway, 10k-50k, complete set of six, full OG, NH, mostly VF, Scott #687-92
75.00 
 
246  547 Pd
1938, Moscow Subway, 10k brown lilac, top sheet margin single, imperforated at the top, CTO with full OG, VF
95.00 
 
247 **   553-57
1938, 20th Anniversary of the Young Communist League, 20k-80k, complete set of six, including two shades of 40k stamp, full OG, NH, VF
75.00 
 
248 **/*   553, 557 var
1938, 20th Anniversary of the Young Communist League, one stamp of 20k and three stamps of 80k, each one showing different plate varieties, full OG, NH or LH ("broken glasses"), VF
140.00 
 
249 **   558-626
1939 Year, complete set of 62 stamps (less #590, NY Exhibition imperforated set in pairs), full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. 68,000 rub=US$1,160
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275.00 
 
250  566 var
1939, View of Gorki Street, 10k brown, printed on ordinary paper, full OG, LH, VF and scarce, Raritan Stamps guarantee, Scott #706 var
950.00 
 
251  573-75 Pa
1939, Non-Stop Flight to the Far East, 15k-60k, imperforated complete set of three, balanced margins all around, full OG, LH, VF and rare, only 50 stamps of each denomination were printed, each one with Sanabria guarantee hs, Raritan Stamps guarantee, Scott #718-20 imp
2750.00 
 
252 **   580 II
1939, New York World Fair, 50k blue and orange brown, small size 32.5x21.5mm, top left corner sheet margin block of four, tiny spot of gum loss on one stamp, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #715 var
75.00 
 
253 **   581 var
1939, New York World Fair, 30k indigo and red, imperforated single with "COCP" variety, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
Click here to see enlarged fragment
140.00 
 
254 **   591A var
1939, Agriculture Exhibition, 10k rose, comb perforation, "airplane" over cow variety, full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular plate error, Scott #724 var
Click here to see enlarged fragment
95.00 
 
255 **   593(2) A
1939, Agriculture Exhibition, 20k indigo, comb perforation, raster vertical diamonds, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
275.00 
 
256 **   594 var
1939, Agriculture Exhibition, 30k purple, perforation L12 1/4, "moon" variety, full OG, NH, F/VF
Click here to see enlarged fragment
95.00 
 
257  595(2)
1939, Agriculture Exhibition, 30k orange, perforation L12 1/4, raster horizontal diamonds, slight paper scratch at the top right corner perforation, full OG, VLH, VF appearance of this scarce stamp
95.00 
 
258 **   595(2) A
1939, Agriculture Exhibition, 30k orange, comb perforation, raster horizontal diamonds, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF and rare
375.00 
 
259  597 Pc
1939, Agriculture Exhibition, 50k red brown, bottom sheet margin single, imperforated at the bottom, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF
130.00 
 
260  600A var
1939, Agriculture Exhibition, 1r blue, comb perforation 12x12 1/2, raster vertical diamonds, neat corner cancellation, fresh, VF and extremely rare perforation variety, which is known in used condition only. We have no any records of offering this stamp on the public sale
2400.00 
 
261 **/*   591-600 var
1939, Agriculture Exhibition, 10k-1r, set of 22 stamps, representing perforation, raster and paper varieties, full OG, NH (one stamp of 10k with comb perforation is LH), mostly VF
95.00 
 
262 **   601-05 var
1939, Aviation Day, overprint on Balloons and Airplanes issue, set of seven values, representing varieties of overprint and basic stamps, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #C76A-D
95.00 
 
263 **   609-12, var
1939, Mikhail E. Saltykov-Schedrin, 15k-60k, complete set of four, in addition stamp of (60k) without denomination, full OG, NH, mostly VF, Scott #745-48, var
90.00 
 
264 **   613-20
1939, Soviet Sanatoria, 5k-80k, complete set in blocks of four, post office fresh and unfolded, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #749-56
140.00 
 
265  622 Pc
1939, Mikhail Lermontov, 30k dark green and brown black, bottom sheet margin single, imperforated at the bottom, neatly cancelled, VF
130.00 
 
266 **   624-26, var
1939, Nikolai Chernyshevski, 15k-60k, complete set of five, comb perforation, including raster horizontal and vertical diamonds on 30k and 60k, in addition 15k and 60k with perforation L12 1/4, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #760-62, var
95.00 
 
267 **   627-66
1940 Year, complete set of 60 stamps, nice quality, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. 56,000 rub
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250.00 
 
268 **   627-30, 630(2)
1940, Anton Chekhov, 10k-30k, complete set of four, in addition two stamps of 30k with raster vertical diamonds in different shades, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #763-66, var
90.00 
 
269 **   636-39, 636-37(2)
1940, Arctic Voyage of Ice-Breaker "Georgy Sedov", 15k-1r, complete set of four, in addition 15k and 30k with raster horizontal diamonds, full OG, NH, F/VF, Scott #772 -75, var
95.00 
 
270 **   637(2)
1940, Arctic Voyage of Ice-Breaker "Georgy Sedov", 30k violet, comb perforation, raster horizontal diamonds, block of four, bottom right stamp with natural inclusion, otherwise fresh and unfolded, full OG, NH, VF
140.00 
 
271 **   637A
1940, Arctic Voyage of Ice-Breaker "Georgy Sedov", 30k violet, perforation L12 1/4, raster vertical diamonds, usual perforation, full OG, NH, VF and very scarce, Scott #773a
475.00 
 
272 **   640-43, 642(2)
1940, Vladimir Mayakovsky, 15k-80k, complete set of four, in addition stamp of 60k with perforation L12 1/4 with raster vertical diamonds, full OG, NH, mostly VF, Scott #776-79, var
95.00 
 
273 **   642A
1940, Vladimir Mayakovsky, 60k indigo, comb perforation, raster horizontal diamonds, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #778a
275.00 
 
274 **   645 II
1940, Konstantin Timiryazev, 15k purple, size 33.3x22.5mm, top right corner sheet margin block of four, offset on reverse, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #781 var
190.00 
 
275 **   648-52, 648-49(2)
1940, Physical Culture Day, 15k-1r, complete set of five, in addition 15k and 30k with raster horizontal diamonds, all with perforation L12 1/4, full OG, NH, mostly VF, Scott #784-88, var
95.00 
 
276 **   648A-52A, 648A(2)
1940, Physical Culture Day, 15k-1r, complete set of six, including two stamps of 15k with raster horizontal and vertical diamonds, all with comb perforation, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #784a-88a, var
275.00 
 
277 **   653-57, 656 var
1940, Peter Tchaikovsky, 15k-60k, complete set of five, in addition 50k with a spot on "1" of "1840" and lighter shade variety, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #789-93, var
95.00 
 
278 **   655 Pb
1940, Peter Tchaikovsky, 30k dark blue, bottom sheet margin single, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
140.00 
 
279 **   664-660/661-663
1940, All-Union Agriculture Exhibition, 30k multicolored, complete se-tenant sheet of 36(9-9/9-9), Uzbek- Moscow/Leningrad-Byelorussia, perfect quality, crisp and unfolded, full OG, NH, VF and very rare in untouched condition
3750.00 
 
280 **   666/671
1940, All-Union Agriculture Exhibition, 30k multicolored, complete se-tenant sheet of 40 (20/20), Georgia/Turkmen, absolutely flawless, unfolded with intact margins, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare in sound condition
3250.00 
 
281 **   667-670/669-668
1940, All-Union Agriculture Exhibition, 30k multicolored, complete se-tenant sheet of 36 (9-9/9-9), Azerbaijan- Armenia/Tadzhik-Kyrgyzstan, excellent quality item, full OG, NH, VF and very rare in post office fresh condition
3750.00 
 
282 **   670/668/669
1940, All-Union Agriculture Exhibition, 30k multicolored, complete se-tenant sheet of 36 (12/12/12), Armenia/Kyrgystan/Tadzhik, outstanding quality unit, unfolded and crisp, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare in such preservation
4750.00 
 
283 **   675-80
1940, Battle at Perekop, 10k-1r, imperforated complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #811-16
90.00 
 
284 **   687-727
1941 Year, complete set of 45 stamps, including both perforation of Kyrgyzstan and comb perforation of Lermontov, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. 91.000 rub
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375.00 
 
285 **   687(2)
1941, Industrialization issue, 10k blue, comb perforation, raster vertical diamonds, full OG, NH, F/VF
95.00 
 
286 **   687A-92A, var
1941, Industrialization issue, 10k-60k, complete set of seven, including small size stamp of 10k, all with perforation L12 1/2, full OG, NH, mostly VF, Scott #817-22 var
140.00 
 
287 **/*   687-93 var
1941, Industrialization issue varieties, set of 31 mostly mint stamps (one - CTO), including one block of four, representing perforation, raster, plate and size varieties, neatly arranged and described on a stockpage, full OG, NH or LH, F/VF
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140.00 
 
288 **   694-701, A
1941, Red Army and Navy, 5k-1r, two complete sets of eight, line and comb perforation respectively, full OG, NH, mostly VF, Scott #824-31, var
95.00 
 
289 **   694/701 var
1941, Red Army and Navy, 10k-1r, set of six (less 5k and 30k) in vertical or horizontal gutter pairs, all with perforation L12 1/2, nice and unfolded, full OG, NH, VF
190.00 
 
290 **   694A-701A var
1941, Red Army and Navy, 5k-1r, complete set of eight in horizontal or vertical gutter pairs, all with comb perforation, nice condition, full OG, NH, VF
400.00 
 
291 **   707A
1941, Karelian Finnish Republic, 30k rose carmine, comb perforation 12 1/2x12 in instead of L12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF
200.00 
 
292 **   708 var
1941, Karelian Finnish Republic, 45k dark green, horizontal gutter pair, fresh and unfolded, full OG, NH, VF
150.00 
 
293 **   708(2)
1941, Karelian Finnish Republic, 45k dark green, smooth scroll variety, top sheet margin single, full OG (partially missing on margin), NH, VF
70.00 
 
294 **   713-14
1941, Moscow Kremlin, 1r red and 2r yellow brown, complete set in sheet margin blocks of ten, in addition 1r in blocks of 12 and 4, 2r in horizontal pair, each one with control inscriptions on margin, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #843-44
95.00 
 
295 **   719-23
1941, Vassily Surikov, 20k-2r, complete set of five, high value with top sheet margin, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #845- 49
100.00 
 
296 **   724A
1941, Mikhail Lermontov, 15k blue green, comb perforation, two singles of different intensity of the background, full OG, NH, VF
95.00 
 
297 **/*   

Balance of Pre-Great Patriotic War Issues

1936-41, over 1700 mostly mint stamps (no more then 5% of CTO) and 24 souvenir sheets by issues in large brown stockbook, starting with Pioneers Helping Post and finishing with Lermontov set, numerous paper, plate, perforation, raster varieties in each issue, some blocks and other positional pieces, full/large part of OG with many NH stamps, some unused, expertly regummed, F/VF, a great lot for retailer, C.v. is over 1,000,000 rub=US$17,100
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40
3000.00 
 
298 **   715-18, 717A
1941-42, Lenin Museum, 15k-1r, complete set of five, including stamp of 45k with line and comb perforation, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #852-55, 853 var
100.00 
 
299 **   726
1941, "Be a Hero!", 30k carmine, comb perforation, unfolded block of four, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #856
100.00 
 
300 **   726 var
1941, "Be a Hero!", 30k carmine, comb perforation, dot between "e" and "p" variety (position 75), full OG, NH, VF
95.00 
 
301 **   726A
1941, "Be a Hero!", 30k carmine, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, nicely centered, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, Raritan Stamps guarantee
400.00 
 
302 **   727
1941, People's Militia, 30k deep blue, nicely centered, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #859
100.00 
 
303  727 var
1941, People's Militia, 30k deep blue, two singles, first one with deformed hammer the other one with damaged letters in the bottom description, full OG, LH, VF
100.00 
 
304 **   728/87
1942-43 Years, complete set of 58 stamps, including K. Marx two stamps of 60k (both sides) and I. Turgenev issue, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. 46,000 rub
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200.00 
 
305 **   728-29
1942, Alisher Navoi, 30k brown and 1r violet, complete set of two in horizontal gutter pairs, both with perforation L12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #857-58
375.00 
 
306 **   728A-29
1942, Alisher Navoi, 30k brown and 1r violet, complete set of two in horizontal gutter pairs, 30k with comb perforation, full OG, NH, VF
240.00 
 
307 **   728A-29
1942, Alisher Navoi, 30k brown and 1r violet, complete set in unfolded blocks of four, 30k with comb perforation, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #857-58
300.00 
 
308 **/*   739/47 var
1942-43, Home-Front, Anti- Aircraft Battery, Battle Scene, group of five items, including one pair and one block of four, each one represent various plate varieties, full OG, NH or LH 91), VF
95.00 
 
309 **   759(2)
1943, Battle Scenes of the Great Patriotic War, Sniper, 60k ultramarine, raster vertical diamonds variety, rough perforation as typical for stamp on grayish paper with yellowish full OG, NH, VF and rare, Scott #894 var
475.00 
 
310 **   759(2) var
1943, Battle Scenes of the Great Patriotic War, Sniper, 60k ultramarine, raster vertical diamonds variety, printed on white paper with matt white, full OG, NH, VF
375.00 
 
311 **   762 Pb
1943, Vitus Bering issue, 30k blue, horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, Scott #886 var
275.00 
 
312  767 Pa, Pb
1943, Maxim Gorki, 60k indigo, two marginal singles, imperforated at the bottom or on the left, corner cancellations, mostly VF
95.00 
 
313 **   784-85
1943, Tehran Conference, 30k and 3r, complete set of two in sheet of 100 (10x10), representing numerous plate varieties, sheet of 3r with control print at the bottom left corner, minor edge only separations, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #907-08
Click here to see the sheet 2, Click here to see enlarged fragment
95.00 
 
314 **   784 Pa
1943, Tehran Conference, 30k multicolored, bottom sheet margin single, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
140.00 
 
315  784
1943, Tehran Conference, trial printing of 30k with added gold color, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
240.00 
 
316  792 Ta
1944, Battle at Stalingrad, 30k brown and red, red color significantly (3mm) shifted to the top, Pochta CCCP and denomination appearing double, CTO with full OG, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison, Scott #911 var
95.00 
 
317 **   792 II
1944, Battle at Stalingrad, 30k brown and red, small size 32x21,5mm, top sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
95.00 
 
318  810 Ta
1944, Day of the United Nations, 60k multicolored, left sheet margin single with omitted blue color and red color significantly misplaced, CTO with full OG (hinged), VF
95.00 
 
319  810
1944, Day of the United Nations, 60k multicolored, trial printing with additional gold color, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, Scott #921
240.00 
 
320  816 Pa
1944, 20th Anniversary of the death of Lenin, 30k carmine, bottom sheet margin example, imperforated at the bottom, CTO with full OG (hinged), VF, Scott #931 var
70.00 
 
321  836 Pa, 838 Pa
1944, Red Army Commanders, 30k gray black, top sheet margin single, imperforated at the top; 30k bright green, left sheet margin stamp, imperforated on the left, neatly cancelled, VF, Scott #942, 944 var
95.00 
 
322 **   843, 848 var
1944, Ilya Repin, 60k dark blue, imperforated block of four and two perforated singles of distinctly different shades, stroke on the left value tablet variety (position 20, lower right stamp of the block), full OG, NH, VF, Scott #954, A var
95.00 
 
323 **   Block 4 I, II, III var
1944, Liberation of Leningrad, 30k green black, eight souvenir sheets of four, all different types of the top and bottom inscription, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #959 var
140.00 
 
324 **   854-926, 938-46, Block 5
1945 Year, complete set of 81 stamp and one souvenir sheet (including both sets of Airplanes), full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. 27,000 rub
Click here to see Part 2
150.00 
 
325  872 var
1945, Victory at Stalingrad, 3r brown and red, double impression of red color, centered to the top, full OG, LH, fine and scarce, L. Melnikov certificate, Scott #969 var
140.00 
 
326 **   Block 5, var
1945, Victory at Stalingrad, 3r brown and red, two souvenir sheets of four, different space between stamps and text, one of which with red color shift and additional red spot ("blood" on soldier's head band) on each stamp, full OG, NH, VF
140.00 
 
327  Block 5 var
1945, Victory of Stalingrad, 3r brown and red, souvenir sheet of four, misplaced text at the bottom variety, minute crease at the top right corner, CTO with full OG, VF overall, Scott #970
140.00 
 
328 **   884 Tc
1945, Academy of Sciences, 30k gray blue, left sheet margin horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #987a
240.00 
 
329 **   925 var
1945, Aviation Engineers, 60k green and brown, green color significantly shifted to the bottom, top sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1017 var
100.00 
 
330 */U   694/793 var

Group of Perforation Fantails

1941-44, Soldier-Skier, General Dovator, Home-Front, Battle Scenes, six marginal stamps imperforated at edge side, one is mint, hinged, all others are neatly cancelled, mostly VF, C.v. 53,000 rub
190.00 
 
331 **/*   

Balance the Great Patriotic War Period Issues

1941-45, about 1600 mostly mint stamps (singles, pairs, strips and blocks) and 19 souvenir sheets, starting with Lenin Museum set and finishing with Day of Tankmen issue, including both Airplane sets, eight People's Militia (four - NH), four Snipers with raster vertical diamonds (LH or regummed (1), numerous paper, plate, raster, size and perforation varieties, fresh and nice quality overall, most with full OG, mainly NH, some unused, expertly regummed, F/VF, C.v. 877,000 rub =US$15,000
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34
1900.00 
 
332 **   927/1010. Blocks 6-9
1946 Year, complete set of 70 stamps and four souvenir sheets (airplanes with "kop" denomination are not included), full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. 42,000 rub
Click here to see Part 2
200.00 
 
333  928 Pb
1946, Stalin Peace Medal, 30k violet, bottom right corner sheet margin block of four, imperforated at the bottom, neat central cancellation, VF, Scott #1021 var
190.00 
 
334 **   949A
1946, Order of Lenin, 60k dark green on pale green network, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, two short perforation tips on the left, nice and fresh quality, full OG, NH, F/VF centering of this very rare perforation variety, N. Mandrovski certificate, Scott #1032 var
1800.00 
 
335  951 var
1946, Order of the Red Worker's Banner, 60k brown lilac and olive green, network break at the bottom for 8mm, full OG, LH, VF, Scott #1038 var
70.00 
 
336 **   953A, 965A
1946, Soviet Order and Medal, two corner margin singles of 60k, both with perforation L12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1035, 1043 var
70.00 
 
337 **   959(2)
1946, View of Gagry, 30k dark green, raster horizontal diamonds, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1053 var
95.00 
 
338 **   984(2)
1946, View of Moscow Kremlin, 45k dark green, raster horizontal diamonds, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1063 var
95.00 
 
339  984 Pa
1946, View of Moscow Kremlin, 45k dark green, right sheet margin single, imperforated on the right, neatly cancelled, VF
90.00 
 
340 **   996, 998 var
1946, 25th Anniversary of Soviet Stamps, two values of 15k and one of 60k, each one with broken letters of "Pochta CCCP" at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1080, 1082 var
95.00 
 
341 **   Blocks 6-8 var
1947, 25th Anniversary of Soviet Stamps, three souvenir sheets of 15k, two of 30k and two of 60k, representing different types of top and bottom inscription, full OG, NH, VF
Click here to see Part 2
190.00 
 
342 **   Block 7 var
1947, 25th Anniversary of Soviet Postage Stamp, 30k green and brown, souvenir sheet of four, text at the top and bottom is strongly misplaced, slight top left corner bend, full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular item, Raritan Stamps guarantee, Scott #1081a var
900.00 
 
343 **   1002-05
1946, 29th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 30k brown orange and 30k green, imperforated and perforated complete sets of two in sheets of 81 (9x9), post office fresh and unfolded, we note just occasional marginal separation of perforated sheets, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1083-84, imp
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2, 3, 4
240.00 
 
344 **   1002 var
1946, 29th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 30k brown orange, imperforated single from damaged printing plate with completely omitted text on Lenin Mausoleum, full OG, NH, VF and very rare, a common stamp is added for comparison, Scott #1083b var
475.00 
 
345 **   1009(2)
1946, Reconstruction of the Dnieper Dam, 30k brown black, raster horizontal diamonds, bottom sheet margin single, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1085 var
140.00 
 
346 **   1009 Pb
1946, Reconstruction of the Dnieper Dam, 30k brown black, vertical pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
275.00 
 
347 **   1009 Pc
1946, Reconstruction of the Dnieper Dam, 30k brown black, horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF
275.00 
 
348 **   1011/132, Block 8
1947 Year, complete set of 119 stamps and 1 souvenir sheet (less three definitive stamps - offset soldier and aviator, Moscow Kremlin 60k), nice quality, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. 37,000 rub
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150.00 
 
349 **   1011 Pa
1947, Aleksandr Karpinski, 30k deep green, bottom sheet margin stamp, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1087 var
95.00 
 
350  1015 Pa, 1016 Pa
1947, 23rd Anniversary of the death of Lenin, 30k green, 30k gray green, two sheet margin singles, imperforated on the left or at the bottom, full OG, LH, VF, Scott #1091-92 var
140.00 
 
351 **   1022 Pa
1947, Arms of RSFSR, 30k brown orange, bottom sheet margin vertical pair, imperforated horizontally between stamps and at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1104 var
190.00 
 
352 **   1023 Pa
1947, Arms of Ukrainian Soviet Republic, 30k violet blue, top left corner sheet margin horizontal pair, imperforated on the left, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1118 var
95.00 
 
353 **   1031 Pb
1947, Arms of Latvian Soviet Republic, 30k brown yellow, left sheet margin single, imperforated on the left, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1113 var
95.00 
 
354 **   1036, Ka
1947, Arms of Estonian Soviet Republic, 30k black violet, block of four, top left stamp with dots instead of horizontal diamonds in the background, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
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140.00 
 
355 **   1049-50 I, II
1947, Moscow Council Building, 30k black, blue and red, two perforated and two imperforated blocks of four, different size of stamps (originals and reprints), full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1125, imp, var
95.00 
 
356 **/*   1049 II, var
1947, Moscow Council Building, 30k black, blue and red, two imperforated singles (reprints) with significant shifts of red or blue colors, full OG, NH or VLH, VF
95.00 
 
357 **   1049 II Tb
1947, Moscow Council Building, 30k black and red, two imperforated singles with omitted blue color, one of which with pink background, full OG, NH, VF, J. Stolow guarantee hs
140.00 
 
358 **   1053 Pb
1947, Day of Aviation, 30k violet, vertical pair imperforated between stamps, tiny natural inclusion on the upper stamp, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, Scott #1159 var
275.00 
 
359  1055A
1947, definitive issue, soldier 15k gray green, offset printing, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, full OG, LH, fine and extremely rare, until now the only recorded mint example of this perforation variety, Raritan Stamps guarantee
2750.00 
 
360 **   1073-83 (2)
1947, Jubilee of Moscow, 5k-1r, set of 11 in complete sheets of 50, 40 (10k - two sheets of different shades), 49 and 54, several unfolded, but mainly folded once or twice, minor marginal separations, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. 68,000 rub as singles, Scott #1132-42, var
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
240.00 
 
361  1073 Pb
1947, Jubilee of Moscow, 5k dark blue and brown, vertical pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, LH, VF, Scott #1132 var
240.00 
 
362 **   1073 var
1947, Jubilee of Moscow, 5k dark blue and brown, central design is strongly shifted to the right, full OG, NH, VF
95.00 
 
363 **   1074 Pc
1947, Jubilee of Moscow, 10k red brown and brown black, horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, Scott #1133 var
275.00 
 
364  1082 Pa
1947, Jubilee of Moscow, 60k red brown and brown black, bottom sheet margin single, imperforated at the bottom, CTO with full OG (LH), F/VF, Scott #1140 var
90.00 
 
365 **   1083 Pa
1947, Jubilee of Moscow, 1r dark violet, top sheet margin vertical pair, imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, Scott #1142 var
550.00 
 
366 **   1085, 1084, 1086
1947, Jubilee of Moscow, 2r, -, 1r, 1r and 3r multicolored, complete se-tenant sheet of 20 stamps and 5 labels, post office fresh and unfolded, full OG, NH, VF and rare in sound condition, Scott #1143-45
1400.00 
 
367 **   1085, 1084, 1086
1947, Jubilee of Moscow, 2r, -, 1r, 1r and 3r, top and bottom sheet margin vertical se-tenant strip of four with label, folded once between 1r values, gum inflow on the top 1r, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF
190.00 
 
368 **   1085, 1084, 1085, 1086
1947, Jubilee of Moscow, 2r, -, 1r, 3r and 5r multicolored, complete se-tenant sheet of 20 stamps and 5 labels, red or blue control lines on margin, unfolded, but with one place of marginal separation, slightly uneven gum in two places, still fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1143-46
700.00 
 
369 **   1085, 1084, 1086, 1087
1947, Jubilee of Moscow, 2r, -, 1r, 3r and 5r multicolored, complete se-tenant sheet of 20 stamps and 5 labels, no control lines on margin, unfolded with one place of reinforced perforation on right edge, gum inflow on one1r value, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, Scott #1143-46
750.00 
 
370 **   1085, 1084, 1086, 1087
1947, Jubilee of Moscow, 2r, -, 1r, 3r and 5r multicolored, two marginal vertical se-tenant strip of four with one label, one of which with frame design in light blue instead of dark blue, which is scarce, both very well preserved and unfolded, full OG, NH, VF
275.00 
 
371  1085-1086
1947, Jubilee of Moscow, 2r, -, 3r multicolored, complete se-tenant sheet of 20 stamps and 5 labels (no left margin), folded twice, nevertheless fresh, CTO with full OG (NH), VF and rare, Scott #1144-45
1800.00 
 
372 **   1087, 1087
1947, Jubilee of Moscow, 3r, 5r, 5r, 5r and 5r, complete se-tenant sheet of 25 stamps, post office fresh and unfolded, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1145-46
275.00 
 
373 **   Block 10 I Ka
1947, Jubilee of Moscow, 3r multicolored, souvenir sheet of four, type I (original printing), broken first "1" in "1147" and top left stamp with plating error (straight line from the left to center), nice and fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Scott#1145a var
240.00 
 
374 **/U   1095, 1097 var
1947, 30th Anniversary of the October Revolution, two stamps of 30k, one of which with pink background, both are NH; one stamp of 60k (CTO), each one with significantly shifted central design, full OG, VF, Scott #1183, 1185 var
140.00 
 
375 **   1102 Pa
1947, Sanatorium "Abkhazia", 30k red brown, horizontal imperforated pair, balanced margins all around, full OG, NH, VF, J. Stolow guarantee, Scott #1166 imp
95.00 
 
376 **/*   1102 Pe
1947, Sanatorium "Abkhazia", 30k red brown, vertical pair imperforated horizontally (NH), in addition imperforated single with nice margins all around (LH), both with full OG, VF
140.00 
 
377  1105 Pa
1947, Sanatorium "Zapadugol", 30k brown black, two top margin singles (one has top right corner margin and light raster background), both imperforated at the top, CTO with full OG or lightly cancelled, VF
95.00 
 
378 */U   931/1141 var

Selection of Perforation Varieties

1946-48, Military Parade, Elections, Sanatorium, Coat of Arms and etc., ten fantails and one perforation shift, including two mint and nine used items, fresh condition overall, F/VF, C.v. 150,000 rub
400.00 
 
379 **/*   

Balance of the Post-War Issues

1947, about 2100 mostly mint stamps (singles, pairs, strips and blocks) and 12 souvenir sheets (Jubilee of Moscow - 6 pieces of type I), altogether representing at least 7 complete Year sets, neatly arranged on stockpages in large three-ring binder, original and reprint issues, numerous paper, plate, perforation and shade varieties, many valuable items throughout, fresh quality unit, mainly full OG with many NH stamps, some unused, expertly regummed, mostly F/VF, C.v. 548,000 rub=US$9,370 only complete sets counted
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89
1400.00 
 
380 **   1134/259
1948 Year, complete set of 115 stamps (less definitive issues), all are from original printings, nicely centered, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. 104,000++ rub
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2, 3, 4
550.00 
 
381 **   1138 (2)
1948, 24th Anniversary of the death of Lenin, 30k violet, raster horizontal diamonds, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1197 var
95.00 
 
382  1139
1948, 24th Anniversary of the death of Lenin, imperforated trial color proof of 60k in brown, mounted on thin card, fresh and VF, N. Mandrovski certificate, Scott #1198
375.00 
 
383 **   1145 Ka
1948, Vassily Surikov, 30k red brown, bottom sheet margin single with "1943" instead of "1948" at the top right corner, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1201 var
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140.00 
 
384  1145
1948, Vassily Surikov, two imperforated trial color proofs of 30k in dark blue or black, fresh quality, unused, no gum (removed from a presentation card), VF and scarce
750.00 
 
385 **   1155 (2)
1948, Motorcycle Sport, 20k black blue, raster square, reprint of 1955, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1254A var
90.00 
 
386 **   1168-70, var
1948, Aleksandr N. Ostrovsky, 30k-1r, two perforated complete set of three, one of which printed on thick (0.09- 0.1mm) paper, full OG, NH, mostly VF, Scott #1227-29, var
95.00 
 
387 **   1168-70 Pa
1948, Aleksandr N. Ostrovsky, 30k-1r, imperforated complete set of three, all with side margins, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1227-29 imp
275.00 
 
388 **   1173 Pa
1948, Vissarion Belinski, 60k violet, left sheet margin single, imperforated on the left, full OG, NH (LH on margin far away from the stamp), VF and rare, Scott #1226 var
475.00 
 
389 **   1174-77
1948, Ivan Shishkin, 30k-1r, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, post office fresh and unfolded, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1230-33
100.00 
 
390 **   1175 Pa
1948, Ivan Shishkin, 50k multicolored, right sheet margin example, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1231 var
275.00 
 
391 **/*   1177 var
1948, Ivan Shishkin, 1r brown and indigo, two singles, one of which with dramatically shifted center, the other one with a spot on bottom inscription, full OG, NH or previously hinged, VF
95.00 
 
392 **/*   1178, 1180 var
1948, 5-Year Plan in Four Years, 15k and 60k, trimmed "CCCP" or "Pochta" at the bottom inscription, full OG, NH or LH, VF, Scott #1234, 1236 var
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95.00 
 
393 */U   1179 Pa, var
1948, 5-Year Plan in Four Years, 30k indigo and red, bottom sheet margin single, imperforated at the bottom (possibly trimmed margin), in addition partly imperforated single due to foldover, both with full OG, VLH or CTO, mostly VF
140.00 
 
394 **   1179 Pb
1948, 5-Year Plan in Four Years, 30k indigo and red, left sheet margin stamp, imperforated on the left, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1235 var
240.00 
 
395 **   1179-80 var
1948, 5-Year Plan in Four Years, 30k and two stamps of 60k, each one with significantly shifted central design, full OG, NH, VF
150.00 
 
396  1180 Pa
1948, 5-Year Plan in Four Years, 60k gray and red, left sheet margin single, imperforated on the left, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Scott #1236 var
140.00 
 
397 **   1181 Pa, Ta
1948, 25th Anniversary of the Soviet Union, 30k indigo and red, two values, one of which has right sheet margin, imperforated on the right (slight offset on reverse), the other one with full offset of red color on the back, both with full OG, NH (tiny gum disturbance), VF
190.00