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Lots 496 - 522,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #76, February 03, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
496 **   1631
1953, Valerian Kuibyshev, 40k brown red and black, complete sheet of 72 (12x6), folded along vertical perforation, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1663
95.00 
 
497 **   1634-39
1953, Volga - Don Canal, 40k and 1r, complete set of six in unfolded sheets of 20, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1666-71
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6
190.00 
 
498  1635 Pa
1953, Volga - Don Canal, 40k multicolored, top sheet margin single, imperforated at the top, neat corner cancellation, VF, Scott #1666 var
130.00 
 
499 **   1642-43
1953, 35th Anniversary of the Youth Communists League, 40k and 1r, complete set in unfolded blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1674-75
95.00 
 
500 **   1644-45
1953, 36th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 40k and 60k, complete set of two in sheets of 72 (9x8), folded once along horizontal perforation, nice condition, full OG, NH, VF and scarce in complete sheets, Scott #1676-77
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900.00 
 
501 **/*   

Balance of 1953 Issues

1953, over 400 mostly mint stamps in singles, pairs, strips and blocks, original and reprint issues, all the "key" stamps are included, numerous paper, plate and shade varieties, beautiful quality group, generally full OG with most NH stamps, no more then 10% are hinged or regummed, F/VF or better, Scott C.v. 248,000 rub=US$4,250
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
700.00 
 
502 **   1658-713
1954 Year, complete set of 56 stamps, fresh and well centered, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. 24,000 rub
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140.00 
 
503 **   1658-59, A
1954, Aleksandr Griboedov, 40k and 1r, two complete sets of two, line and comb perforation respectively, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1690-91, var
140.00 
 
504 **   1660 var
1954, Soviet Elections, 40k red and bluish gray, printed on ordinary paper (chalk-surfaced covering is on gum side), top right corner sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare multiple, a common stamp is included, Raritan Stamps guarantee, Scott #1692 var
2750.00 
 
505 **   1661A
1954, Valery Chkalov, 1r gray, blue and brown, comb perforation 12 1/2x12, instead of L12 1/2, unfolded complete sheet of 40 (10x4), full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1693 var
700.00 
 
506 **   1662-66
1954, 30th Anniversary of the death of Lenin, 40k multicolored, two complete sets of five, differ by outer frame and paper (two different issues), full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1694-98, var
95.00 
 
507  1678 Pb
1954, Sailing Sport, 40k blue, black and orange brown, right sheet margin horizontal pair, imperforated between stamps, full OG, LH, VF, Scott #1710 var
190.00 
 
508 **   1682 Ta
1954, Race Track, 40k brown, black ad orange brown, double impression of black color, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1714 var
90.00 
 
509 **   1693-98, var
1954, Soviet Agriculture Exhibition, 40k and 1r, complete set of six, unfolded sheets of 25 (No.1693 in block of 24), including two sheets of Cattle Breeding and Agriculture (15+10 and 10+15), which are rare, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1729-34 var
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6
475.00 
 
510 **   1711-12 var
1954, Joseph Stalin, 40k brown rose and 1r blue, complete set of two in unfolded miniature sheets of 25, full OG, NH (very light trace of hinge on margins only), VF and rare, Scott #1743-44 var
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2750.00 
 
511 **   1711-12
1954, Joseph Stalin, 40k brown rose and 1r blue, complete set of two in unfolded sheets of 50 (10x5), first one with small toned spot on one stamp at the bottom row, fresh quality otherwise, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1743-44
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95.00 
 
512 **/*   

Balance of 1954 Issues

1954, over 600 mostly mint stamps in singles, pairs, strips and blocks, representing all issued stamps for the period, numerous paper, plate and shade varieties, nice quality unit, mainly full OG with many NH stamps, no more then 10% of hinged and regummed stamps, F/VF or better, C.v. 203,000 rub=$3,470
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16
475.00 
 
513 **   1714 Pa
1955, Airplane over Mountains, 2r black and yellow green, right sheet margin single, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #C92 var
140.00 
 
514 **   1718-21
1955, Polish People's Republic, 40k and 1r, complete set of four in unfolded sheets of 72 (12x6 or 6x12), first one with minor marginal separations, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1749-52
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2, 3, 4
190.00 
 
515 **   1720 var
1955, Nicolaus Copernicus, 1r multicolored, miniature sheet of ten, printed on white paper, folded once between second and third row, intact margins and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF and very rare, Scott #1752 var
5500.00 
 
516 **   1720 var
1955, Nicolaus Copernicus, 1r multicolored, unfolded miniature sheet of ten, printed on paper with slight pink tone, nice and very fresh, full OG, NH, VF and very rare
7000.00 
 
517 **   1722-24
1955, 85th Anniversary of the birth of Lenin, 60k and 1r, complete set of three in sheet of 50 (5x10) or 72 (12x6, No.1724), folded once along perforation with minor separation on the edges, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1753-55
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190.00 
 
518 **   1723 Ta
1955, 85th Anniversary of the birth of Lenin, 1r multicolored, bottom left corner margin single with double impression of frame, denomination and inscription in red, full OG, NH, VF and a gorgeous item, Scott #1754 var
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140.00 
 
519 **   1746 var
1955, Moscow University, 40k multicolored, block of four, each stamp with blue color shown on reverse (went through porous paper), full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular item, Scott #1786 var
140.00 
 
520  1747A
1955, Moscow University, 1r multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, large part of OG with some paper adhesion on reverse, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate, Scott #1787 var
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950.00 
 
521 **   1755-56, Ka
1955, North Pole - Moscow Flight, red overprint on 1r and 2r, complete set in blocks of six, right stamp in the middle row without a dash, while left one with large space between "Sev." and "Polyus" varieties, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #C95-96, var
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375.00 
 
522 **   1755-56, Ka
1955, North Pole - Moscow Flight, red overprint on 1r and 2r, complete set of two in horizontal pairs, left stamp of each pair without a dash variety, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #C95-96, var
190.00