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Lots 71 - 209,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #76, February 03, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
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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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
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 
 
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
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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
150.00 
 
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
100.00 
 
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
300.00 
 
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
220.00 
 
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
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95.00 
 
155 **   387-91
1934, Anti-War Propaganda issue, 5k-35k, complete set of five, full OG, NH, F/VF, Scott #546-50
375.00 
 
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
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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
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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
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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
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1000.00 
 
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
3750.00 
 
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
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150.00 
 
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
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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
425.00 
 
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