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Lots 742 - 771,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #78, May 31, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Net Price
742  298-301 var
1925, Lenin Mausoleum, 7k-40k, perforated complete set of four printed on thick (over 0.1mm) paper, nicely centered, full original creamy gum, LH, VF, SC #72A-75A
N/A
743 **   323 var
1925, definitive issue, worker 2r green and rose, printed on watermarked paper, perforation 12, full offset of the design on gum side, top right corner sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, SC #95 var
sold
744  326-27
1925, Academy of Sciences, perforated proofs of 3k in brown and 15k in olive green (issued colors), printed on thick paper without watermark, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, SC #102-03 fn
sold
745  326
1925, Academy of Sciences, imperforated plate proof of 3k in brown (issued color), printed on yellow gray paper with security text on reverse, black of four, with enlarged side margins, no gum as produced, NH, VF and scarce multiple
sold
746 **   SC #0120-27
1926, definitive issue, 7k-5r, imperforated complete set of eight printed on white improved paper, nice margins, full OG, NH, VF
sold
747 **   342-44
1926, Vladimir Lenin, 1r-3r, complete set of three, printed on watermarked "Borders and Rosettes" paper, full OG, NH, VF, SC #128-30
sold
748 **   353, a
1927, red surcharge 8k on Aleksandr Popov 7k blue, block of six (3x2), middle stamp in the top row with inverted "8" variety, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC #211, Ka
sold
749  363a
1927, inverted surcharge (type I) 8k on 8k green, typo printing on paper without watermark, Stary Oskol postal cancellation, fresh quality, VF and extremely rare, expertized by Dr. Jemtschoujin, the stamp is not listed in Russian Specialized Cats
N/A
750 **   369 var
1927, inverted surcharge (type II) 8k on 7k orange, typo printing on watermarked paper, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, SC #177 II Ta, C.v. 40,000rub
sold
751 **   374c
1927, Dr. Zamenhof, 14k bright green and brown, vertical imperforated pair, nice margins all around, full OG, NH, VF, dealer's guarantee hs on reverse, SC #184 Pa
sold
752  377
1927, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution, imperforated proof of 7k in myrtle green, printed on watermarked Borders and Rosettes paper, balanced margins, full OG, NH, VF, SC #204
sold
753 **   386 var
1927, second definitive issue, peasant 5k brown, full offset of the design on gum side, top left corner sheet margin block of ten (5x2), offset of marginal control line as well, horizontal invalidating perforation, full OG, NH, VF, SC #190 var
N/A
754 SB   383, 386, 391

Stamp Booklet

1928, South Department of Postal Communications, incomplete 1rub booklet (2k x2, 5k x2, 10k x1), black text on white cardboard, slight traces of rust from staple, nice quality item, VF and rare even incomplete item
N/A
755  411 var, b
1929, Pioneers' Assembly, 10k olive brown, two stamps with perforation L10 or 12 1/2x12x10 1/2x12, full OG, first one is LH, the other one - NH, VF, SC #226A, G
170.00
756  429a
1929, Iron Furnace, 20k green, perforation L10 3/4 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, exceptional quality single, full OG, VLH, VF and rare, N. Mandrovski and A. Zverev certificates, SC #247A
sold
757    485-86
1932, Moscow Philatelic Exhibition, maximum card representing Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow on front with complete set of two stamps affixed on reverse and tied by Exhibition postmark, minor perforation soiling, still VF
sold
758 **/*   487-88
1933, Leningrad Philatelic Exhibition, red surcharges 30k on 15k black brown and 70k on 35k ultra, complete set of two, full OG, NH or LH (70k/35k), VF, owner's hs on reverse, SC #315-16
N/A
759  489-509
1933, Ethnographic issue, 1k-35k, complete set of 21, nice quality, full OG, LH, mostly VF, SC #317-37
sold
760 **   514-16, 515 var
1933, Revolutionary Heroes, 1k-5k, complete set of three, in addition bottom sheet margin single of 3k with vertical position of watermark, full OG, NH, VF, SC #338-40, 339w
115.00
761  518
1933, Order of the Red Banner, trial printing of 20k multicolored with perforation L9 1/2, nicely centered and choice stamp, full original uneven gum as always exists, VF, SC #344A
sold
762  519 var
1933, Baku Commissars, 4k brown, top margin (somewhat trimmed) single, imperforated at the top, CTO with full OG, VF, SC #345 Pa
N/A
763  519
1933, Baku Commissars, trial color perforated proof of 4k in red, perforation 13 3/4, printed on watermarked Borders and Rosettes paper, gummed, VF, SC #345
sold
764 **   521, var
1933, Baku Commissars, 20k purple, bottom sheet margin vertical pair with control cross and pinhole on the edge, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF, a gorgeous item, SC #347 Pc
sold
765  523
1933, Baku Commissars, trial color perforated proof of 40k in purple, perforation 13 3/4, printed on watermarked Borders and Rosettes paper, gummed, VF, SC #349
N/A
766 **   524-28, 529-30
1934, Lenin Mausoleum and Ivan Fedorov, two complete sets of five and two respectively, nice centering for these difficult stamps, full OG, NH, VF, SC #360-64, 365-66
sold
767  528 var
1934, Lenin Mausoleum, 35k brown, a single imperforated at the bottom (trimmed margin), slight toned spot, full OG, previously hinged, VF appearance, SC #364 Pb
N/A
768  531-32
1934, Sverdlov and Nogin, 10k and 15k, complete set of two, nicely centered for this difficult issue, full OG, previously hinged, VF, SC #367-68
sold
769  540-45
1934, First Decade without Lenin, 1k-30k, complete set of six, full OG (5k - expertly regummed), LH or previously hinged, VF, SC #381-86
sold
770 **   546-50
1935, Anti-War Propaganda issue, 5k-35k, complete set of five, the low value has enlarged top and bottom margins, post office fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF, SC #387-91
sold
771  546-50
1935, Anti-War Propaganda issue, 5k-35k, complete set of five, nicely centered, full OG, previously hinged, VF
sold