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Lots 56 - 107,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #76, February 03, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
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
550.00 
 
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
3000.00 
 
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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800.00 
 
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
250.00 
 
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