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Lots 772 - 904,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #78, May 31, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Net Price
772 **   559-68
1935, Moscow Spartacist Games, 1k-40k, complete set in blocks of four, 2k slightly folded once along horizontal perforation, flawless quality otherwise, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiples, SC #406-15, C.v. 950,000 rub=US $15,800
N/A
773  559-68
1935, Moscow Spartacist Games, 1k-40k, complete set of ten, full OG, previously hinged, VF, SC #406-15
sold
774  564 var
1935, Bicycling, 10k rose red and violet, wavy line in front of "CCCP" variety, CTO with full OG (LH), VF, SC #411 var
sold
775  576
1935, Mikhail Kalinin, trial color proof of 20k in black, perforation 10 3/4 (truncated by scissors), pen stroke on the left margin, otherwise fresh, gummed, VF and scarce, a common stamp in dark brown is enclosed, SC #428
sold
776 **/*   584-85, 588 var
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, 2k, 3k and 15k with perforation 14, each one printed on "cotton" paper with design absorbed through, full OG, NH (2k and 3k) or LH, VF, SC #436A/40A
115.00
777 **/*   588a var
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, three stamps of 15k in brown olive, olive brown (common) and red brown, all with perforation 11, full OG, NH (2) or VLH (red brown), VF, SC #440, var
170.00
778 **   590-95
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 10k-1r, complete set of six, perforation L12 1/2, nicely centered, full OG, NH, VF, SC #445-50
sold
779 **   590A-94A
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 10k-80k, two complete sets of five with comb perforation 12 1/2x12, printed on grayish or white ordinary paper, the last one has four stamps with sheet margins, minor usual full original gum waves, NH,VF, SC #445-49, var
sold
780 **   590A-94A, 590B-95B
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 10k-80k, two complete sets of five or six, comb perforation 12½x12 or L14x12½, printed on ordinary or chalk-surfaced paper, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, VF, SC #445-449, 445A-50A
sold
781 **   590D, 592D, 592E
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 10k and 40k with perforation 14, in addition stamp of 40k with perforation 11, the last one with Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC #447C, 445D, 447D
sold
782    593C, 595C
1937, Alexander Pushkin, five values with perforation 11x12½, including chemically treated 1r in light blue instead of green, used on registered special delivery cover from Moscow to England (Barry's correspondence)in 1949, blue crayon marking on front and reverse as typical for incoming items to UK, mostly VF and an interesting item
sold
783  596
1937, Alexander Pushkin, souvenir sheet of two, specimen typo overprint at the top in black, the text reads: "Fevral' 1937 g. Zakaz No 1108" (February 1937. Order #1108), full OG, NH, VF and very rare. We sold the similar specimen sheet with the same text in red in our Auction #16 in 2003 for $850, scan of which is shown
sold
784 **   599b
1937, Architectural Projects, 10k dark brown, balanced margins imperforated single, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, SC #462 Pa
sold
785  600b
1937, Architectural Projects, 15k black, bottom sheet margin imperforated single, short margin on the right and marginal crease away from the stamp, full OG, VLH, fine, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, SC #463 Pa
sold
786 **   615
1937, definitive issue, farm worker 4k claret, printed on paper without watermark, block of four, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC #455
115.00
787  616A imp
1937, definitive issue, worker 10k olive green, imperforated single printed on paper without watermark, ample margins enlarged at the top and bottom, full OG, VLH, VF, SC #457 Pa
sold
788 **   629-35, var
1938, 20th Anniversary of the Red Army, 10k-1r, two complete sets printed on white and yellowish paper (both 80k on yellowish paper), fresh, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SC #490-96, var
sold
789  632-33 var
1938, 20th Anniversary of the Red Army, 40k and 50k, two values printed on ordinary paper, full or large part of OG (50k), LH or previously hinged, VF, SC #493B-94B
sold
790 **   635
1938, 20th Anniversary of the Red Army, 1r black and red, complete sheet of 100 (50+50) with vertical gutter in the middle, marginal faults and seven stamps on the left are defected, still full OG, NH, F/VF, priced as gutter block of20, which is in nice condition
575.00
791 **   636-39, 640-42, 678-86
1938, First and Second Trans-Polar Flights, Balloons and Airplanes, three complete issues, the total is 16 stamps, nice condition, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SC #497- 500, 501 -03, 538-46
sold
792 **   636, var
1938, First Trans-Polar Flight, 10k black and red, bottom sheet margin block of four with watermark "1" on the edge, "broken flag" on all stamps, slightly folded along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF, SC #497 var
345.00
793 **   640-42, 642 var
1938, Second Trans-Polar Flight, 10k-50k, complete set of three, in addition 50k of large size 26.1x44mm, full OG, NH, VF, SC #501-03, 503 var
115.00
794  642 var
1938, Second Trans-Polar Flight, 50k violet, broken portrait of Mikhail Gromov due to defect of printing plate, CTO with full OG (LH), VF and a spectacular item
170.00
795 **   647-58
1937-38, Arms of the Soviet Union and Republics, complete set of 12, many with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF, SC #481, 504-14
sold
796 **   666-77
1938, Views of Crimea and Caucasus, 5k-1r, complete set of 12, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC #526-37
sold
797 **   678-86
1938, Balloons and Airplanes, 10k-1r, complete set of nine, full OG, NH, F/VF, SC #538-46
sold
798 **   698-705
1938, Sports issue, 5k-80k, complete set of eight, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SC #558-65
sold
799 **   698-705
1938, Sports issue, 5k-80k, complete set in blocks of four, most with sheet margins, 5k with four tip separation on the left, top right stamp of 10k has tiny natural paper inclusion, post office fresh and unfolded otherwise, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiples
sold
800  713a
1939, definitive issue, steel founder 15k blue, balanced margins imperforated single, full OG, LH, VF, SC #576 Pa
sold
801 **   734a/38a var
1939, definitive issue, 5k-30k, complete set of three, typo printing and Coat of Arms 60k carmine, raster vertical diamonds, all with perforation L12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF, SC #578A, 606A-08A
sold
802 **   738 var
1939, definitive issue, Coat of Arms 60k lilac rose, perforation L12 1/2, raster vertical diamonds, block of four, full OG, NH, VF, SC #578(1) A
sold
803 **   772-75
1940, Arctic Voyage of Ice-Breaker "Georgy Sedov", 15k-1r, complete set in unfolded blocks of six, block of 30k separated vertically between first and second rows, full OG, NH, VF, SC #636-39
N/A
804 **   778 var
1940, Vladimir Mayakovski, 60k dark violet, comb perforation, raster horizontal diamonds, full OG, NH, fine and scarce single, SC #642(1) A
sold
805 **   784-88 var
1940, Physical Culture Day, 15k-1r, complete set of five, comb perforation, stamp of 1r has tiny spot of gum disturbance, full OG, NH, F/VF (1r - fine centering), SC #648A-52A
sold
806 **   784a var
1940, Relay Race, 15k carmine rose, raster vertical diamonds, block of four with comb perforation 12x12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF, SC #648A(2)
sold
807 **   824-31
1941, Red Army and Navy, 5k-1r, complete set of eight, 5k, 15k and 30k have comb perforation, sheets of 50 (5x10 or 10x5), folded once, fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF, SC #694-701, C.v.295,000 rub=US$5,175 as singles
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
sold
808 **   824/31
1941, Red Army and Navy, 10k, 20k, 45k, 50k and 1r, set of five values with perforation L12 1/2 in horizontal or vertical (1) gutter pairs, full OG, NH, VF
sold
809 **   825 var
1941, Soviet Navy, 10k dark blue, comb perforation 12 1/2x12, in addition, Automobile 60k brown, perforation L12 1/2, both are very fresh, full OG, NH, F/VF centering, SC #695A
N/A
810 **   831A
1943, Marshal Star, 3r blue green, complete sheet of 100 (10x10), folded once along horizontal perforation, minor separation mostly on margin, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,000++
230.00
811 **   838-40, var
1941, Nikolai Zhukovski, 15k-50k, two complete sets in blocks of four, each block pair of distinct shades, nice and unfolded, full OG, NH, VF, SC #702-04, var
sold
812 **   840 var
1941, Nikolai Zhukovski, 50k brown violet, printed on horizontally laid paper, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF and very scarce unrecorded variety
575.00
813 **   841 var
1941, Karelian Finnish Republic, 30k carmine rose, perforation comb 12 1/2x12 instead of L12 1/2, nice condition in every respect, full OG, NH, VF, SC #707A
sold
814 **   852-55
1941-42, Lenin Museum, 15k-1r, complete set of four, stamp of 45k with comb perforation, full OG, NH, VF, SC #715-18
sold
815 **   859
1941, People's Militia, 30k blue, right sheet margin block of four, folded along horizontal perforation, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC #727
sold
816 **   876 var
1942, Sewing Equipment for the Army, 45k red, bottom sheet margin single, imperforated at the bottom, minor perforation foxing, fresh quality otherwise, full OG, NH, VF, SC #741 Pa
sold
817 **   907-08
1943, Tehran Conference, 30k and 3r, complete set of two in sheets of 100 (10x10), folded once along vertical perforation, minor marginal separations, full OG, NH, VF, SC #784-85, C.v. 33,000 rub
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sold
818 **   909-10
1943, Ivan Turgenev, 30k blue green and 60k violet, complete set in top sheet margin blocks of four, post office fresh and unfolded, full OG, NH, VF, SC #786-87
290.00
819 **   916-20
1943-44, 25th Anniversary of the Youth Communist League, 15k-2r, complete set of five in sheets of 100 (10x10) or 110 (10x11, 30k), folded ones along horizontal perforation, some separations, mostly on margins, full OG, NH, VF, SC #779-83, C.v. 121,200 rub
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2, 3, 4, 5
sold
820 **   921-22
1944, Day of the United Nations, 60k and 3r, complete set of two in sheets of 100, folded once along horizontal perforation, insignificant marginal separations, full OG, NH, VF, SC #810-11, C.v. 30,000 rub
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sold
821 **   921 var
1944, Day of the United Nations, 3r multicolored with black instead of dark blue background, which is close to background of 60k value, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, SC #810 var
sold
822 **   938-41, A
1944, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, 30k-3r, perforated and imperforated complete sets of four, sheets of 100 (10x10), imperforated sheet of 3r has corner crease affecting three stamps, perforated sheets are folded once with minor edge separations, fresh, full OG, NH, VF, SC #823-30, C.v. 60,000 rub
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
sold
823 **   959 var
1944, Liberation of Leningrad, 30k greenish black, souvenir sheet of four, text at the top and bottom with double impression, which in addition significantly shifted to the top, minimal usual gum waves, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF and very rare, P. Buchsbayew certificate, SC Block 4 var
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N/A
824  960A
1945, Medal for Partisan of the Patriotic War, 15k black on green network, bottom left corner margin horizontal pair, background is partly omitted at the bottom, CTO with full OG (NH), VF, SC #854 var
sold
825 **   971-73
1945, Military Orders, 1r-3r, complete set of three in sheets of 50 (10x5), folded once along vertical perforation, fresh, full OG, NH, VF, SC #868-70, C.v. 22,500 rub
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sold
826 **   984-86
1945, Motherhood Glory Orders, 20k-60k, complete set of three in sheets of 50 (10x5), post office fresh and unfolded, full OG, NH, VF, SC #892-94, C.v. 21,000 rub
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sold
827  986A var
1945, Motherhood Medal, 1r black brown on green, network is dramatically shifted to the left, full OG, hinged, VF, SC #918 var
85.00
828 **   992A var
1946, Soviet Fighter "Yakovlev 3", 5k violet, left sheet margin vertical pair with pre-printing stripe of foreign paper adhesion on reverse for original paper reinforcement, causing vertical band on the face, full OG,NH, VF and extremely rare, SC #938 var
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345.00
829 **   993 var
1945, Soviet Bomber "PE-8", 1r gray black, bottom sheet margin single, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, SC #898 Pa
N/A
830  1028 var
1946, Soviet Elections, Arms of the Soviet Union, 60k black green, top sheet margin vertical pair, imperforated at the top and between stamps, neat cancellation, VF, SC #934 Pb
sold
831 **   1080a
1947, 25th Anniversary of Soviet Postage stamps, 15k black and red, souvenir sheet of four, bottom right stamp with "bridge to Alaska" variety, minor usual gum waves without creasing, full OG, NH, VF, SC Block 6 var
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sold
832 **   1081a var
1947, 25th Anniversary of Soviet Postage stamps, 30k dark green and brown, souvenir sheet of four, spaced right bracket at the bottom inscription variety, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, VF, SC Block 7 var
sold
833 **   1087 var
1947, Aleksandr Karpinsky, 30k dark green, bottom sheet margin single, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1011 Pa
N/A
834 **   1104-20, 1678-79
1947-53, Arms of Soviet Republics and 50th Anniversary of Communist Party, two complete sets in blocks of four, all blocks of the first set are unfolded, block of 1r of the second set is folded with minor separation, nice quality overall, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1022-38, 1646, 1656
sold
835 **   1145a var
1947, Jubilee of Moscow, 3r multicolored, souvenir sheet of four, type I (original printing), full OG, NH, VF, SC Block 10 I
sold
836 **   1161 var
1947, definitive issue, Spasski Tower, 60k dark red, left sheet margin horizontal strip of three, imperforated vertically between stamps and on the left, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1133 Pd
sold
837 **/*   1183 var
1947, 30th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 30k dark red and green black, two perforated values with central design strongly shifted to the top or to the bottom, full OG, NH (bottom) or hinged, VF, SC #1095 var
sold
838 **   1228 var
1948, Aleksandr N. Ostrovski, 60k brown, two stamps of different issues printed on thick (over 0.1mm) paper, full original white or yellow gum, NH, mostly VF, SC #1169 Va, var
sold
839 **   1231, 1530
1948-50, Ivan Shishkin and Ivan Aivazovsky, two stamps of 50k multicolored, yellow color significantly shifted to the bottom or to the top respectively, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1175, 1498 var
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170.00
840  1236 var
1948, 5-Year Plan in 4 Years, 60k dark carmine and brown black, central design dramatically shifted to the top, full OG, previously hinged, VF, SC #1180 var
sold
841  1238
1948, 5-Year Plan for Agriculture, White Beet, imperforated trial color proof of 30k in red brown, tied on presentation card, no hidden defects, fresh and VF, SC #1184
N/A
842 **   1254A var
1948, Motorcycle Sport, 20k black blue, raster square, re- issue of 1955, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1155(2)
sold
843 **   1286 var
1948, Young Pioneers, 45k violet, printed on thick (over 0.1mm) paper, full OG, NH, F/VF and scarce unrecorded paper variety, a common stamp is added for comparison, SC #1230 var
115.00
844 **   1307-09, imp
1948, 225th Anniversary of the City of Sverdlovsk, 30k-1r, imperforated and perforated complete sets in blocks of four, some with sheet margins, imperforated block of 1r has 3mm scissors' separation at the top, full OG, NH, VF,SC #1254 -56, 1257-59
N/A
845 **   1327a
1949, Lenin Mausoleum, 1r gray black and brick red, perforated souvenir sheet of four, size 177x132mm, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC Block 12
sold
846 **   1327a imp
1949, Lenin Mausoleum, 1r gray black and brick red, imperforated souvenir sheet of four, size 177x131mm, tiny gum wrinkle on the right, still nice condition, full OG, NH, VF, SC Block 11
sold
847 **   1327a imp var
1949, Lenin Mausoleum, 1r gray black and brick red, imperforated souvenir sheet of four, appropriate size 175x130mm, however, left margin has wide of 52mm and bearing a part of control cross on the left (as shown in The Postal Rarities - Russia ad USSR Book issued in 2002), excellent quality item without usual paper wrinkles, full OG, NH, VF and very rare, until now we did not offer this sheet with marginal control markings
sold
848 **   1343-47 var
1949, definitive issue, 15k-50k, complete set of five, unfolded blocks of four, all are enlarged size from original printings, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiples, SC #1293 I-97 I, C.v. 144,000 rub
sold
849 **   1360a var
1949, Alexander Pushkin, souvenir sheet of four, central design of 40k values significantly shifted to the bottom, full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular item, a common souvenir sheet is added for comparison, SC Block 13 var
220.00
850 **   1377 var
1949, Kayak Race, 25k blue green, comb perforation 12x12 1/2, raster vertical diamonds, reprint of 1956, right sheet margin single, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1319(2) A
sold
851 **   1382 var
1949, Parachutist, 1r carmine rose, raster vertical diamonds, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1324(2)
N/A
852 **   1429-34
1949, 25th Anniversary of the Uzbek Soviet Republic, 20k-2r, complete set of six in sheets of 100 (10x10), folded once along vertical perforation, occasional marginal separation, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1397-402(2), C.v. 102,000 rub
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6
345.00
853 **   1449-57
1950, Moscow Museums, 40k multicolored, complete set of nine in sheets of 36 or 30 (No.1457), re-issue of 1956, fresh and unfolded, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1415-23
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
sold
854 **   1572 var
1951, Russian Explorer Stepan Krasheninnikov, 40k violet, raster horizontal diamonds, issue of 1956, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1540(2)
sold
855 **   1594-95, var
1951, Victor Vasnetsov, 40k and 1r, complete set of two, sheet of 36 (40k) and two sheets of 25 (1r) original and reprint, each one folded once along perforation, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1562-63, C.v. over 62,000 rub
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sold
856 **   1626 var
1952, Stalin Constitution, Social Security, 40k brown and red on pale green paper, no accent over "i" in "Stalinskoi" variety, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1595 var
N/A
857  1637 var
1952, Nikolai Ogarev, 40k deep green, vertical pair imperforated between stamps, CTO with full OG, VF and scarce, this variety exists only in used condition, SC #1605 Pa
690.00
858 **   1646-47
1952, Vassily Polenov, 40k and 1r, complete set of two in unfolded sheets of 35 or 25, first one with appropriate varieties, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1690-20, Ka
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sold
859 **   1689 var
1957, definitive issue, Coat of Arms with 15 ribbons, 40k red with added gold luster, block of four, full OG, NH, VF and rare unrecorded printing variety, SC #1878 var
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345.00
860 **   1694-98
1954, 30th Anniversary of the death of Lenin, 40k multicolored, complete set of five, sheets of 66 or 35 (2), folded once, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1662-66, C.v. 250,500 rub
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2, 3, 4, 5
1150.00
861 **   1718-20
1954, Agriculture, the first issue, 40k multicolored, complete set of three in sheets of 72 (6x12), folded once along horizontal perforation, occasional separations, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1686-88, C.v. 72,000 rub
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sold
862 **   1735 var
1954, 37th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 1r multicolored, red color significantly shifted to the top, horizontal pair, full OG, NH, VF, a common pair is included for comparison, SC #1703 var
N/A
863 **   1736-37
1954, Kazan University, 40k and 60k, complete set of two in sheets of 100 (10x10), folded once along vertical perforation, occasional marginal separations, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1704-05, C.v. 36,000 rub
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sold
864 **   1747a
1955, Konstantin Savitsky, 40k multicolored, souvenir sheet of four with marginal text in black, strong shift of perforation variety, full OG, NH, VF, SC Block 15
sold
865 **   1753-55
1955, 85th Anniversary of the birth of Lenin, 40k and 1r, complete set of three in sheets of 50 and 72 (No.1755), folded once, insignificant edge separations, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1722-24, C.v. 26,240 rub
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sold
866 **   1758, var
1955, Composer Anatoly Lyadov, 40k black, red brown, light brown, two complete sheets of 72 (6x12), printed on white and yellowish paper, each one folded horizontally along perforation, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1749, Va, C.v. 54,000 rub
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sold
867 **   1792 var
1956, Academician Alexei Krylov, 40k gray, brown and black, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, very fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF and rare, P. Buchsbayew certificate, SC #1763A
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N/A
868 **   1793, var
1956, 5th All-Union Spartacist Games, 40k red violet and light green, complete sheet of 108 (9x12), broken "g" variety on position 56, horizontal fold along perforation and missing margin of one stamp at right, full OG, NH,VF,SC #1767, Ka, C.v. 66,700 rub
sold
869 **   1797-98
1956, 20th Congress of the Communist Party, 40k and 1r, complete set of two in sheets of 50 (10x5), folded once along vertical perforation, some marginal separations, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1774-75, C.v. 25,000 rub
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sold
870 **   1836, var
1956, Rostov Agriculture Machinery Plant, 40k multicolored, complete sheet of 72 (6x12), "broken balcony" variety at the 1st and 7th rows, stamp on position 38 in addition with "shrub" variety, folded once along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1815, Ka, Kb, C.v. 14,650 rub
170.00
871 **   1855-57
1956, Builder's Day, 40k-1r, complete set of three in sheets of 72 or 81 (60k), each one folded once along perforation, some marginal separations, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1833A, 1834-35, C.v. 59,000 rub
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230.00
872 **   1858-59, 1896, var
1956, Ivan Franko, two stamps of 40k and 1r, complete set of four in folded once sheets of 100 or 50 x2, including 1r with line and comb perforation, some marginal separations, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1838-40, 1840A, C.v. 155,000 rub
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2, 3, 4, 5
sold
873 **   1860
1956, Makhmud Aivazov, 40k green, two-line text (type II), complete sheet of 72 (12x6), folded once along vertical perforation with insignificant marginal only separations, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1842 I, C.v. 18,000 rub
sold
874 **   1887
1956, Fyodor Bredikhin, 40k light brown and ultra, complete unfolded sheet of 72 (6x12), post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1866, C.v. 18,000 rub
sold
875  1889
1956, Field Marshal Alexander Suvorov, three imperforated proofs of 1r in horizontal (2) or vertical pairs, representing frame in olive green, center only in red brown and complete design in olive green and red brown, printed on thickened paper without watermark, ample to large margins all around, no gum as produced, NH, VF and extremely rare group
N/A
876 **   1894
1956, Apollinary Vasnetsov, 40k multicolored, complete sheet of 72 (6x12), folded once along horizontal perforation, still fresh, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1871, C.v. 18,000 rub
sold
877 **   1905
1956, Vitus Bering, 40k brown and blue, complete sheet of 72 (6x12), folded once along horizontal perforation, fresh, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1880, C.v. 28,800 rub
sold
878 **   1907-08, var
1957, Mikhail Glinka, 40k and 1r, two complete sets of two, white and colored paper, sheets of 72 (8x9), folded once along horizontal perforation, occasional marginal separations, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1887-88A, var, C.v. 28,800 rub
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2, 3, 4
sold
879 **   1910-12, var
1957, Ice-Hockey Championships, 25k-60k, complete set of three in sheet of 81 (9x9), 60k with "puck" variety (position 79), folded once with insignificant marginal flaws, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1890-92A, var, C.v. 16,200 rub ++
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sold
880 **   1915
1957, Moscow Machine Works "Krasny Proletariy", 40k blue green and red orange, complete sheet of 72 (12x6), folded once along vertical perforation, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1905, C.v. 43,200 rub
sold
881 **   1924-27, var
1957, National Handicrafts, 40k multicolored, complete set of four in sheets of 50 (10x5), Bone Carver with broken ornament at the top right on positions 31 and 36, sheets are folded once along vertical perforation, occasional edge separations, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1914-17, var
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2, 3, 4
sold
882  1926 var
1957, Bone Carver, 40k ultra, buff and gray, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, in addition a spot of broken background variety, CTO with full OG (LH), VF, SC #1917A
N/A
883 **   1928-29 var
1958, Turkmen Rug Weaver and Palekh Paintings, 40k multicolored, folded once sheets of 50 (10x5) and 42 (6x7) respectively, both with perforation L12 1/2, some marginal flaws and separations, full OG, NH, VF, SC #2025-26,C.v.42,000 rub
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170.00
884 **   1932
1957, Leonhard Euler, 40k lilac and gray, complete sheet of 72 (9x8), folded once along vertical perforation, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1920A, C.v. 21,600 rub
sold
885  1933 var
1957, Lenin Reading a Newspaper, 40k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead comb 12 x12 1/2, perfect centering, full OG, LH, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate, SC #1922A
290.00
886 **   1913/40 imp
1957, Youth Festival, 10k-1r, imperforated complete set in blocks of four, lower right stamp of 1r with "Esemirnoi" variety, this block has 5mm scissors' separation at the top, four other blocks with bottom sheet margins, post office fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1900-04, var
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887 **   1940 var
1957, Youth Festival, 1r multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, unfolded block of four, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1899A
170.00
888 **   1940 imp, var
1957, Youth Festival, 1r multicolored, vertical imperforated pair, top stamp with partially missing red color between "o" and "ch" in "Pochta" variety, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1904 var
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sold
889 **   1946 var
1957, Henry Fielding, 40k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, two sheet margin blocks of four, printed on pinkish or white paper, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1933A, var, C.v. 24,000 rub ++
sold
890 **   1951
1957, Academician Aleksandr Lyapunov, 40k red brown, complete sheet of 200 (20x10), folded once along vertical perforation, occasional edge separation, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1934, C.v. 24,000 rub
sold
891 **   1956, var
1957, 10th World Bicycle Race, 40k claret and violet blue, complete sheet of 72 (6x12), stamps on position 38 with "belogonka" variety, folded once along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1935, var
sold
892 **   1963-67, var
1957, International Youth Games, 20k-60k, complete set in sheets of 70, stamp of 25k with joined letters "o" and "c" in "Mockva" variety on positions 62 and 67, sheets are folded once with occasional edge only separations, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1940-44, 1941 Ka, C.v. 20,000 rub
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sold
893 **   1968-73
1957, Melbourne Olympic Games, 20k-60k, complete set of six, folded once complete sheets of 72, fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1945-50, C.v. 21,600 rub
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6
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894 **   1991 var
1957, Konstantin Tsiolkovski, 40k blue and brown, blue background completely changed (no stars, damaged text and etc.) due to overinking, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison
sold
895 **   1995
1957, Sikhote Alin' Meteor, 40k multicolored, double line perforation, folded once complete sheet of 72 (12x6), stamps on positions 15 and 19 with "padenche" variety, nice and very fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $720++
sold
896  2030
1958, Soviet Industrial Exhibition, trial printing of 60k in light blue (instead of gray violet), black and red, full OG, very light trace of hinge, VF, SC #2021
sold
897 **   2030 imp
1958, Soviet Industrial Exhibition, 60k gray violet, black and red, left sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, printed on thick chalk-surfaced paper, no gum as produced, NH, VF, SC #2021 Pa
1250.00
898 **   2031 var
1958, Alexei Tolstoy, 40k brownish olive, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, block of four, full OG, NH, VF, SC #2027A
sold
899 **   2072-73 imp
1958, Soccer World Championships in Sweden, 40k and 60k, imperforated complete set of two in sheets of 80 (10x8), post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC #2073 -74, C.v. 24,000 rub
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sold
900 **   2074 var
1958, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, 40k blue and brown, perforation L12 1/2, complete sheet of 72 (8x9), folded once along horizontal perforation, minor separations mostly on margins, full OG, NH, VF, SC #2070A, C.v. 144,000 rub
345.00
901 **   2083, var
1958, Launching of "Sputnik 3", 40k multicolored, stamp with label on the right, two complete sheets of 60 (6x10) of different issues, one with dots on positions 4 and 34, folded once or unfolded, full OG, NH, VF, SC #2086, Ka
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sold
902 **   2096, 2100-01 imp
1958, Centenary of Russian Postage stamps, 10k and 40k, imperforated complete set of three in sheets of 80 (8x10), post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,600++
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345.00
903 **   2117 var
1958, Zaporozhstal Foundry Works, 40k brown red and yellow, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, minute light blue offset spot on the face, fresh colors and nice quality otherwise, full OG, NH, VF, Raritan Stamps guarantee, SC #2161A
N/A
904 **   2145 var
1958, Sergo Ordzhonikidze, 40k multicolored, omitted yellow, brown and green colors, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, a common stamp is included, copy of V. Zagorsky certificate, SC #2173 Ta
sold