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Lots 685 - 738,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #74, July 21, 2017. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Net Price
685   Mi P124, P138 var
1935-37, unsevered reply card 3k+3k blue and postcard 5k blue, both have official pre-print in black, first one from State Insurance Co. with manuscript address (minor soiling), the other one with financial and fiscal subjects, completely unused, mostly VF
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170.00
686    XMK #911 var
1959, "Labor Day", illustrated stationery envelope 40k red lilac, large part of stamp and output data of the envelope on reverse are missing, fresh, unused, VF
115.00
687    

Pre-World War II Stationery Postcards
Large Collection in Three-Ring Binder

1923-40, 174 mostly unused (56 - used) cards or reply cards, representing sets of bilingual cards of 3k and 7k from the "gold" definitive issue, 5k and 7k of the 2nd issue, 3k, 5k, 7k and 10k from the 3rd issue, practically complete with just a few missing, among better used ones - local card sent from Serdobsk to USA in 1925 with due marking, card from Murmansk to USA franked by stamp of 10r along five other values, and etc., generally nice condition, F/VF or better, Mi C.v. 6,500
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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
1610.00
688 **   242 var
1923, First Agriculture Exhibition, 1r brown and orange, imperforated single with background significantly shifted to the top, full OG, NH, VF and an attractive item, SC #1 var
sold
689  244 var
1923, First Agriculture Exhibition, 5r dark blue and light blue, imperforated single with background significantly shifted to the top, full OG, previously hinged, VF, SC #3 Ta
sold
690    253
1923, cover locally sent in Moscow on October, 18, franked by worker 4k carmine, litho printing, along with RSFSR perforated complete set of 10r-100r and 14 "Star" surcharges, flap is slightly defected at the top left, fresh condition otherwise, VF and scarce mixed franking commercial item, N. Mandrovski certificate
sold
691 **   255 var
1923, peasant 6k blue, litho printing, right sheet margin imperforated single, double transfer on the outer frame at the top and on the left, full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular error
sold
692    250-56, 277-78
1924, 1k-10k, five imperforated stamps of litho printing, used together with four other values and three War Charity labels on reverse of registered cover from Leningrad to Berlin, all appropriate markings, VF and very scarce item
sold
693 **   265-68 var
1924, Lenin Mourning issue, 3k-20k, imperforated complete set of four with narrow frame, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC #27-30
sold
694 **   265-68, 269-72
1924, Lenin Mourning issue, 3k-20k, imperforated complete set of four in horizontal pairs (wide frame) and perforated set of singles, full OG, NH, VF, SC #27B-30B, 31-34
sold
695    265-68, C9
1926, registered cover with violet label "B" (Vazhnoe - Very Important) on reverse, sent from Kursk Philatelic Society to Berlin via Moscow, franked by Lenin Mourning imperforated set of four, air post surcharge 20k/10r and War Invalids Charity stamp of 5r, delivered with Flight Moscow-Berlin, appropriate transit and arrival markings, mostly VF and scarce
sold
696 **   274 var
1923, worker 4k carmine, typo printing, side sheet margin horizontal imperforated strip of five, spectacular double impression, full OG, NH, VF, SC #24 Ta
sold
697 **   277 imp
1924-25, peasant 2k green, typo printing, balanced margins imperforated single, full OG, NH, VF, SC #040 Pa
sold
698 **   277 imp var
1924-25, peasant 2k green, typo printing, imperforated left sheet margin block of six (3x2) with double impression, two diagonal invalidating perforation lines, full OG, NH, VF
sold
699 **   281 imp
1924-25, peasant 6k blue, typo printing, two top right corner sheet margin imperforated blocks of four in light blue and intense blue, the last one with full offset of the design on gum side, each one has control line on side margin, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiples, SC #044 Pa, var
N/A
700  281
1924-25, peasant, imperforated proof of 6k in gray, typo printing, top left corner sheet margin block of four, marginal gum bend far away from the stamps, full OG, NH, VF
sold
701 **   282 imp
1924-25, soldier 7k chocolate brown, typo printing on grayish paper, nice margins imperforated single, full OG, NH, VF, SC #45 Pa
N/A
702    282 imp
1925, registered cover from Govardovo station (Syzran- Vyazma Railway, located in Kaluga Gub.) to Moscow, made from a sheet of Imperial stamp of 1k orange, franked by three values, including horizontal imperforated pair of soldier 7k brown, typo printing on grayish paper, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, minor flap ageing, otherwise VF, N. Mandrovski certificate
sold
703    282 imp
1928, soldier 7k brown, imperforated single, typo printing on grayish paper, used together with imperforated worker of 8k olive brown (white improved paper) on local registered cover in Kharkov, postmarked on arrival, slight folds away from the stamps, F/VF and scarce franking
sold
704 **   290
1924-25, soldier 1r red and brown, typo printing, harrow perforation 14 1/2x15, three side margin horizontal strip of five, perfin "Obrazets", full OG, NH, VF, SC #55
sold
705 **   288e
1925, soldier 40k slate gray, typo printing, perforation 12, nice condition, full OG, NH, VF, SC #53A
sold
706 **   294-97
1925, Lenin Mausoleum, 7k-40k, imperforated complete set in blocks of four, 7k and 20k with left sheet margins, nice quality, practically without usual gum wrinkles, full OG, NH, VF, SC #68-71
sold
707    294-97
1925, Lenin Mausoleum, imperforated complete set of four together with two other values (one on reverse) affixed over maximum card and tied by All-Union Philatelic Exhibition "23.1.25" date stamp, fresh and VF
N/A
708  298-301
1925, Lenin Mausoleum, 7k-40k, perforated complete set of four, printed on thick paper, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, SC #72A-75A
N/A
709  300 var
1925, Lenin Mausoleum, 20k carmine lake, printed on thick paper, horizontal position of watermark "borders and rosettes", full OG, LH, VF and scarce watermark variety, SC #74w
345.00
710 **   298-301 var
1925, Lenin Mausoleum, 7k-40k, perforated complete set in blocks of four, each one on thick paper, two blocks with minimal offset on reverse, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare multiples, until now no any records of thick paper blocks were found, SC #72A-75A
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sold
711    298-301
1925, registered cover from Tashkent to Berlin via Moscow, franked by Lenin Mausoleum perforated complete set of four and Tashkent War Charity label of 25r, delivered by flight "Moscow-Riga-Konigsberg- Berlin", postmarked on arrival, VF
sold
712 **   316 imp
1925, soldier 18k violet, typo printing on watermarked "borders and rosettes" paper, imperforated block of four with vertical varnish lines, nice margins all around, flawless quality, full OG, NH, VF, one of just two known blocks of four of this stamp, SC #89 Pa
N/A
713 **   321 var
1928, soldier 1r red and brown, perforated single with horizontal position of watermark "borders and rosettes", full OG, NH, VF, SC #94B
sold
714 **   323 var
1925-28, worker 2r green and rose, horizontal position of watermark "borders and rosettes", top right corner margin block of four, right stamps have missing part of the design, horizontal invalidating perforation lines, full OG,NH, VF, SC #95B var
sold
715 **   324a
1925, soldier 3k black brown and green, type II, printed on watermarked paper, right sheet margin single with perforation 12 1/2, nice condition, full OG, NH, VF, SC #96 IIA
sold
716  328-29
1925, Aleksandr Popov, imperforated proof of 20k (unissued denomination) in brown, printed on thick security paper with text on reverse, no gum as produced, NH, VF, A. Farberov certificate
N/A
717 **   SC #0120-27
1926, 7k-5r, imperforated complete set of eight, all with sheet margins, printed on white improved paper, full OG, NH, VF
sold
718  SC #0121
1926, worker, complete set of five imperforated trial color proofs of 8k in yellow, green, carmine, blue and red lilac, printed on white improved paper, sheet margin horizontal pairs, flawless quality, full OG, NH, VF and scarce set
1090.00
719    302, 342, 344
1927, value declare parcel card for 7,000rub from Otradnaya to Armavir, franked altogether by six stamps, including Lenin 1r, 3r and 10r values, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, archival holes, otherwise VF and scarce franking
N/A
720 **   349-50, 349a
1927, black surcharge 8k on worker 7k brown, three different block of four (one with horizontal gutter), perforation 14 1/2x15 or 12 1/2, unwatermarked or watermarked paper, full OG, NH, VF, SC #181-82, 181A
N/A
721 **   353-58
1927, black or red surcharge 8k on commemorative stamps, complete set of six, full OG, NH, VF, SC #211, 0212-16
sold
722 **   359-65, 366-72
1927, black surcharge 8k on Postage Due stamps of 1k- 14k, two complete sets of seven printed on paper without watermark and watermarked paper, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SC #161-67, 168-73
sold
723  359 var
1927, inverted surcharge (type II) 8k on 1k red, typo printing on paper without watermark, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, SC #168 II Ta
N/A
724  366 var
1927, inverted surcharge (type II) 8k on 1k red, printed on watermarked paper, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, SC #174 II Ta
860.00
725  
1927, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution, five pencil essays of unaccepted design for denominations of 1k, 5k x2 and 10k x2, two sizes - 54x73mm and 54x84mm, nicely preserved, VF and probably unique, these essays were submitted to the Competition for "The best stamp design commemorating Jubilee of Revolution"
N/A
726 **   406-08
1928, Vladimir Lenin, 3r-10r, perforation 10 1/2, watermark "lozenges", complete set in blocks of four, 5r and 10r with sheet or corner margins, full OG, NH, VF, SC #221-23
N/A
727 **   406a-08a
1928, Vladimir Lenin, 3r-10r, complete set of three with perforation 10, watermark "lozenges", stamp of 3r with jumbo margins, especially at the top and bottom, full OG, NH, VF, SC #221A-23A
sold
728  411a
1929, Pioneers' Assembly, 10k olive brown, perforation L10 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, nicely centered, full OG, VLH, VF, SC #226B
sold
729 **   413-26, 469
1929-31, the third definitive issue, 1k-1r, complete set of 15, including 1r value, all with vertical position of watermark, full OG, NH, F/VF, SC #228-41, 244 var
sold
730    419
1931, worker 10k olive, single and bisect, making altogether 15k postal rate, used on commercial cover from Sretensk to Irkutsk, arrival ds on the back, some perforation flaws on bisect, still VF and scarce usage, N. Mandrovski certificate
N/A
731 **   427-30
1929-30, Industrialization, 5k-28k, complete set in blocks of four, top left stamp of 20k with a spot on "i" variety, this block is folded once along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF
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170.00
732    427-30
1930, Industrialization, complete set of four, used on registered cover from Moscow to Germany, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF
N/A
733 **   438-54
1930, 25th Anniversary of the Revolution of 1905, 3k-10k, imperforated and perforated complete sets of three, full OG, NH, VF, SC #260-65
sold
734    464 var
1932, worker-soldier-peasant 15k olive green, local pin- perforation (stamp is defected at the top left), used on cover from Fergana to Moscow, addressed to Nadezhda Krupskaya (widow of Vladimir Lenin), arrival ds on reverse, VF and scarce
N/A
735 **   469 var
1931, Moscow Telegraph Building, 1r dark blue, raster vertical diamonds, top sheet margin single with two dots after "rub" variety, full OG, NH, VF, SC #241(2) Kb
sold
736 **   470a
1932, Maxim Gorki, 15k brown, horizontal imperforated pair with enlarged margin on the left, full OG, NH, VF, SC #299 Pa
N/A
737  474 var
1932, 15th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 10k ultramarine, a dot in front of "1932" variety, full OG, hinged, VF, SC #304 Ka
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sold
738 **   480-82
1933, Karl Marx, 3k-35k, complete set of three, 10k is corner margin single, full OG, NH, VF, SC #312-14
sold