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Lots 905 - 1042,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #73, May 19, 2017. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Net Price
905 **   1992 var
1957, First Sputnik, 40k indigo on light blue paper, bottom sheet margin horizontal pair, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF, SC #2000 Pb
sold
906  
1957, Centenary of Russian Postage Stamp, black-and- white photo proof of 40k, unaccepted design for political reasons by artist I. Dubassov, nice quality, no gum as produced with trace of hinge, VF and probably unique, V. Liapine certificate
Click here to see the certificate
N/A
907 **   2028/163
1958 Year, complete set of 151 perforated and imperforated stamps and 3 souvenir sheets, full OG, NH, VF, SC. v. $330
Click the numbers below to see additional images:
2, 3, 4
sold
908  2030
1958, Industrial Exhibition, trial printing of 60k in light blue red and black, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp with gray violet background is included, SC #2021
sold
909 **   2030 imp
1958, Industrial Exhibition, 60k gray violet, red and black, left sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, 2mm scissor's separation between stamps at the top, nice quality item, no gum as produced, NH, VF, SC #2021 Pa
sold
910 **   2046 var
1958, Peter Tchaikovsky's Contest, 1r lake and emerald, perforation L12 1/2, horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, left stamp with tiny spot of gum loss, full OG, NH, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate
Click here to see the certificate
575.00
911 **   2059 var
1958, Jan A. Komensky, 40k green, right sheet margin single, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF, SC #2051 Pb
345.00
912 **   2063 var
1958, Radio Day, 40k blue green and red, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, nice condition, full OG, NH, VF, SC #2063A, N. Mandrovski certificate
sold
913 **   2127, var
1958, View of Frunze (now Bishkek), 40k dark blue gray, bottom margin block of four, two top stamps with opened pre-printing paper fold, full OG, NH, VF, SC #2152, var
sold
914 **   2145 var
1958, Sergo Ordzhonikidze, 40k multicolored, omitted yellow, brown and green colors, bottom sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF and rare, a common block is included, copy of V. Zagorsky certificate, SC #2173 Ta
sold
915 **   2148 var
1958, Soviet Civil Aviation, Jet Liner TU 104, (40k) multicolored, black (top and bottom inscription) and red colors omitted, left sheet margin block of four, perfect quality item, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare multiple, only 100 stamps (one sheet) of this error were produced, with high probability that is the only block survived, SC #2099 Ta
sold
916 **/*   2170 var
1959, Victory of the Soviet Basketball Team, red overprint on 1r brown orange, brown and black, "Ch" under "k" variety, in addition block of four, top left stamp with a dot over "g" variety, full OG, first one is LH, block is NH,VF, SC #2193 Ka, I
Click here to see enlarged fragment 1, Click here to see enlarged fragment 2
sold
917 **   2288 var
1958, steel worker 60k carmine, engraved printing on pinkish paper, top sheet margin single, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH (LH on margin far away from the stamp), VF, SC #2134 Pa
170.00
918 **   2340, var
1961, Lenin Street at Ulan-Ude, 4k ultramarine, top and bottom sheet margin vertical strip of five, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH, VF, SC #2488 Pa
690.00
919 **   2416 var
1960, Lithuanian Costumes, 10k multicolored, printed on ordinary paper (chalk-surfaced coating is on gum side), top sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, SC #2422 Va
575.00
920 **   2441 imp
1961, Space Rockets, 3k dark violet, left sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, minor usual gum wrinkles as always exists, fresh condition otherwise, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
N/A
921 (*)   2453 var
1961, Andrey Rublev, 4k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, fresh quality, unused, no gum, VF appearance, SC #2461A
sold
922 **   2464 var
1961, Yuri Gagarin's Space Flight, 6k blue, violet and red, a single with label at the bottom, a dot after "12-IV-1961" variety, full OG, NH, VF, SC #2469 Ka
sold
923 **   2631A
1962, Conquerors of Space, 1r blue, black and silver, perforated souvenir sheet in complete sheet of 12 (3x4), folded twice along vertical perforation, one s.s. with gum wrinkle, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SC Block 34
sold
924 **   2631A
1962, Conquerors of Space, 1r blue, black and silver, perforated souvenir sheet in complete "minisheet" of eight (2x4), unfolded and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, SC Block 34
sold
925 **   2926 fn
1964, Tokyo Olympic Games, 1r green, red and gold, souvenir sheet numbered at the bottom with "006329", full OG, NH, VF
sold
926 **   2963-67 var
1964, Mushrooms, 2k-12k, complete set of five in sheets of 25 with side labels, printed on lacquered paper, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC #3036A-40A
Click the numbers below to see additional images:
2, 3, 4, 5
N/A
927 **   3022 var
1965, Cosmonauts' Day, 20k black, blue and red, printed on aluminum foil, spectacular blue offset on reverse, bottom sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, SC #3098 var
345.00
928 **   3023 var
1965, Cosmonauts' Day, 20k black, blue and red, printed on aluminum foil without embossed background, full OG, NH, VF, SC #3099 fn
345.00
929 **   3315, var
1967, Victory in the Ice-Hockey Championships, black overprint "Vena-1967" on 10k multicolored, three side margin horizontal strip of four, two left stamps without overprint, while two right ones with misplaced overprint and additional overprints on margins, this error is caused by sideways feeding of sheet into printing device, folded between second and third stamps, full OG, NH (LH on margins only), VF and extremely rare, V. Liapine certificate stated that only three other such strips possible
Click here to see the certificate
N/A
930 **   3387 var
1967, 50th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 4k multicolored, top right corner sheet margin vertical pair, imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF, SC #3458 Pe
545.00
931  3424 var
1967, "Alexander Nevsky" by P. D. Korin, 6k multicolored, right sheet margin single, imperforated on the right, CTO with full OG, VF, SC #3498 Pc
170.00
932 **   3662/66 var
1969, Paintings by Ivan Bilibin, 4k-50k, two fantails (4k and 50k) and two se-tenant pairs imperforated between stamps (4k and 10k, 20k and 50k) in addition right sheet margin imperforated se-tenant pair of 20k and 50k,probably trimmed horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF and valuable group
sold
933 **   3711 var
1970, Lenin Philatelic Exhibition, souvenir sheet of one, type I, thick text at the bottom and parallel embossed lines, full OG, NH, VF, SC Block 65 I
80.00
934 **   4266 imp
1974, Foreign Paintings, 16k multicolored, top right corner margin imperforated block of three with label, minimal gum waves mentioned for accuracy only, full OG, NH, VF and rare multiple, SC #4360 Pa
sold
935 **   4778 var
1979, Tomtit, 4k multicolored, dark brown (offset) color omitted, "blind tomtit" variety, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison
N/A
936 **   4795 imp
1979, Flag and Soviet Emblem, 4k multicolored, top right corner sheet margin imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF and very rare, SC #4951Pa
4600.00
937 **   4858 imp
1980, Jean O. D. Ingres, 32k multicolored, right sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, SC #5037 Pa
1380.00
938 **   4872 var
1980, Oak, 4k multicolored, "i" without an accent in word "Obyknovennyi" variety, full OG, NH, VF
N/A
939 **   4916, var
1981, 60th Anniversary of the Moscow Electrotechnical Institute, 4k multicolored, left stamp with broken antenna variety, full OG, NH, VF
Click here to see enlarged fragment
sold
940 **   4981 imp
1981, Four-Masted Ship "Tovarisch", 4k multicolored, top right corner margin vertical imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, SC #5162Pa
290.00
941 **   5030 imp
1982, Portrait of M. Lopukhina by V. Borovikovski, 6k multicolored, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, SC #5211 Pa
1725.00
942 **   5070 imp
1982, Rhythmic Gymnastics, 15k multicolored, imperforated vertical gutter block of four, flawless quality item, full OG, NH, VF, a rarity, SC #5251 Pa
sold
943 **   5111 imp
1982, Temryuk Lighthouse, 6k multicolored, top sheet margin imperforated block of four, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF, SC #5294 Pa
2300.00
944 **   5118 imp
1983, Glider "A-9", 2k multicolored, vertical imperforated pair, nice margins all around, full OG, NH, VF, SC #5299 Pa
1150.00
945 **   5140 imp
1983, View of Rostov-on-Don, 4k multicolored, bottom sheet margin imperforated single, full OG, NH, VF, SC #5321 Pa
460.00
946 **   5174 imp
1983, Radio-Telegraphy Championships, 6k multicolored, right sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, nice quality item, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, SC #5356 Pa
sold
947 **   5179 imp
1983, Kypu Lighthouse, 1k multicolored, bottom sheet margin imperforated block of four, flawless quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC #5361 Pa
1380.00
948 **   5196 imp
1983, Aleksandr Sidorenko, 4k multicolored, nicely margined horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, SC #5378 Pa
920.00
949 **   5207 imp
1983, New Year 1984, 5k multicolored, vertical imperforated pair, large balanced margins, full OG, NH, VF, SC #5389 Pa
860.00
950 **   5223 imp
1984, Sarajevo Winter Olympic Games, Speed Skating, 10k multicolored, right sheet margin vertical imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, SC #5405 Pa
920.00
951 **   5224 imp
1984, Sarajevo Winter Olympic Games, Ice-Hockey, 20k multicolored, left sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, SC #5406 Pa
1150.00
952 **   5228 imp
1984, Snow Leopard, 4k multicolored, right sheet margin imperforated block of four, full OG, NH, VF and rare multiple, SC #5410 Pa
2875.00
953 **   5771 imp
1989, Honey Bee, 5k multicolored, top left corner margin imperforated single, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, SC #6002 Pa
1150.00
954 **   5815 imp
1989, Kosta Khetagurov, 5k dark brown, left sheet margin imperforated single, full OG, NH, VF, SC #6045 Pa
575.00
955 **   5906-08 imp
1990, Ducks and Mallards, 5k-20k, imperforated complete set of three in bottom right corner sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, SC #6155-57 Pa
sold
956 **   5909-11 imp
1990, Poultry, 5k-15k, imperforated complete set of three in bottom right corner sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, SC #6158-60 Pa
sold
957 **   5954, 5958 imp
1991, Jellyfish and Dolphin, 4k and 20k, imperforated complete set of two in right sheet margin horizontal pairs (other values of the set do not exist imperforated), full OG, NH, VF, SC #6214, 6218 Pa
690.00
958  

Pre-World War II Assembly

1924-37, 51 mint stamps, representing 18 complete issues of postage and semi-postals, including K. Marx, F. Engels (5k with vertical watermark), Iranian Arts, Tolstoy, Kalinin and etc., fresh quality overall, full OG (a few stamps regummed), mainly NH, F/VF or better, SC. v. is about $1,100
Click here to see Part 2
sold
959  

Selection of Better Sets

1932-52, Postal Transports, Iranian Arts, Architectural Projects, Stalin's Birthday, Development of Communism and Stalin Constitution, the last one is expertly regummed, all others with full OG,LH, mostly VF, SC. v. is over $750
Click here to see Part 2
sold
960 **/*   636/1093

Powerful Range of Valuable issues

1938-47, 120 mint stamps forming 27 complete issues from the period, including both Trans-Atlantic Flights, Agriculture Exhibitions of 1939 and 1940, Perekop, Surikov and etc., nice quality overall, mainly full OG (several stamps are expertly regummed), vast majority is NH, F/VF or better, SC. v. is about $1,300
Click here to see Part 2, Click here to see Part 3
sold
961 **   

Nice Quality Group of Blocks

1930-49, 134 blocks of four representing 42 different mostly complete issues, starting with Educational Exhibition and Shota Rustaveli, very strong in the War and post-War period with some better items from 1948-49, fresh condition, apparently all are unfolded, full OG, NH, VF, SC. v. is over $2,800
Click the numbers below to see additional images:
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15
sold
962 **   1649/2074 var

Selection of Perforation Errors

1952-58, Abovian, Fencing, Bach, Lenin, Tolstoy, Gorki and others, 12 different stamps bearing line instead of comb and vice versa perforation varieties, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC#1622A/2070A, C.v. is over $1,250
sold
963  

The Vadim Ustinovsky Collection of Special Markings and Postal Cancellations

1924-90, 169 postal history items and over 400 various cut offs and labels, representing Special Delivery, Air Post and Registered labels, official seals "Postage Paid" and "Postage Due", official mail envelopes, machine postage, in addition numerous censorship and military fieldpost markings, overall VF condition of very unusual and impossible to duplicate lot for a connoisseur
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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, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93
sold
964 **   6589 var
2000, Europa issue, 7r multicolored, red color omitted, top right corner sheet margin horizontal pair, full OG, NH, VF
sold
965 **   6708 imp, var
2002, Anatoly Sobchak, Mayor of St. Petersburg, 3.25r multicolored, two left sheet margin horizontal imperforated pairs, one of which with double impression, full OG, NH, VF
sold
966 **   6926 imp
2005, 300th Anniversary of Russian Marines, 2r-5r, top left corner margin imperforated se-tenant block of four, full OG, NH, VF
sold
967 **   6995-99, a, imp
2006, Animals and Birds of Sakha (Yakutia) Republic, 3r- 7r, imperforated complete set of five, all with bottom sheet margins and imperforated souvenir sheet of five, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
sold
968 **   7030 var
2007, 125th Anniversary of Telephone in Russia, 5r multicolored, omitted dark green color variety (top inscription), bottom sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
sold
969 **   7033 imp
2007, Cosmodrome Plesetsk, 12r multicolored, imperforated souvenir sheet, full OG, NH, VF
sold
970 **   7037-42 imp
2007, Russian Regions, imperforated complete set of six, all are left sheet margin singles, full OG, NH, VF
sold
971 **   7051-54 imp
2007, Horses, 6r-8r, imperforated complete set of four in vertical pairs, full OG, NH, VF
sold
972 **   7055 imp
2007, Arctic Deep Sea Exploration, 8r multicolored, imperforated block of four containing two vertical se- tenant pairs with labels at the top, full OG, NH, VF
sold
973 **   7060 imp
2008, Nobel Laureates in Physics, Lev D. Landau, 6r multicolored, bottom sheet margin imperforated horizontal pair, full OG, NH, VF
sold
974 **   7061 imp
2008, Agustin de Betancourt, 9r multicolored, bottom sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF
sold
975 **   7124 var
2009, 50th Anniversary of the Cuban Revolution, Ernesto "Che" Guevara, 10r multicolored, bottom left corner sheet margin block of eight (4x2), vertical perforation is strongly misplaced to the left, full OG, NH, VF
sold
976 **   7183 imp
2009, Admiral Vladimir I. Istomin, 10r multicolored, left sheet margin imperforated block of four, full OG, NH, VF
sold
977 **   7184 var
2009, Traffic Safety, 9r multicolored, red color omitted, right sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
sold
978 **   7187 var
2009, 200th Anniversary of the Department of Transportation, 9r multicolored, top sheet margin block of four, vertical and horizontal perforation strongly misplaced, full OG, NH, VF
sold
979 **   7188 var
2009, 200th Anniversary of the Shchepkin Drama School, 10r multicolored, perforation L12 1/4 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, bottom left corner margin horizontal pair, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
sold
980 **   7247 imp
2010, Space Flight of Dogs Belka and Strelka, 10r multicolored, top left corner sheet margin imperforated block of four, full OG, NH, VF
sold
981 ** B  7706

Souvenir Booklet

2015, "New Year", 35r multicolored with added silver foil, souvenir sheet of one and two FDC of Moscow and St. Petersburg, mounted inside souvenir booklet, perfect quality, VF, this souvenir sheet was issued for presentation purposes in very limited quantity
Click here to see the Booklet,
Click here to see two FDC
sold
982 **   6781/7012

Nice Group of Imperforated Varieties

2003-07, Flowers, Luzhniki, Sailing Ship "Kruzenshtern", Bekhterev and etc., 17 imperforated values, representing seven different issues, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF
sold
983 **   B1-4, var
1904, Russo-Japanese War Postal Charity issue, 3k-10k, complete set of four with comb perforation 12x12 1/2, 7k and 10k with perforation L13 1/2 and 3k with perforation L11 1/2, nice quality unit, full OG, NH, VF, SC #83-86, A, B
sold
984  B2-4 var
1904, Russo-Japanese War Postal Charity issue, five horizontal strips of eight with comb perforation 12x12 1/2, most with sheet margins, each one overprinted "Obrazets", 5k, 7k and 10k with large (7.2mm)letters; 5k and 7k with small (6.7mm) letters, several folds and minor separation, great quality for this difficult issue, full OG, NH or LH, VF and scarce group
Click here to see Part 2
sold
985  B1a/4a
1904, Russo-Japanese War Postal Charity issue, two complete sets in horizontal strips of eight with perforation L13 1/4, most with sheet margins, each one overprinted "Obrazets", 3k, 7k and 10k with large(7.2mm)letters; 3k and 10k with small (6.7mm) letters, several folds and insignificant separation, nice quality, full OG, NH or LH, VF and rare assemblage
Click here to see Part 2
sold
986  B1b
1904, Russo-Japanese War Postal Charity issue, 3k brown, rose and yellow green, two horizontal strips of eight with perforation L11 1/2, both with sheet margins, each one overprinted "Obrazets", with large(7.2mm) or small (6.7mm) letters, several usual folds, full OG, NH or LH, VF
sold
987 **   B5a
1914, World War I Postal Charity issue, 1+1k red and green on straw paper, perforation 12 1/2, right sheet margin single, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF, SC #126A Pd
sold
988  B5 var
1914, World War I Postal Charity issue, 1+1k red and green on straw paper, perforation 12 1/2, bottom right corner sheet margin example, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, LH, VF, SC #126A Pb
sold
989    B5-8
1915, World War I Postal Charity issue, 1k-10k, complete set of four printed on colored paper, used on registered cover from Petrograd to Switzerland, Russian oval censorship marking and arrival ds on reverse, VF
85.00
990  B6/12
1914-15, World War I Postal Charity issue, six stamps overprinted "Obrazets" (Specimen) in black or dark blue, mainly full OG, hinged, F/VF
sold
991  B9-12, var

Collection of the World War I Postal Charity Second issue

1915, 46 mint stamps and eight Specimen overprints, representing various perforation, "broken lance" varieties and etc., meticulous describing on exhibition style pages, occasional flaws possible, generally nice unit, full OG, some NH, but mainly LH/hinged, F/VF
Click the numbers below to see additional images:
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
sold
992 **   B10 var
1915, World War I Postal Charity issue, 3+1k carmine and gray black, printed on white paper, perforation 13 1/2, horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, full slightly toned original gum, NH, VF, SC #131B Pg
sold
993 **   B12 var
1915, World War I Postal Charity issue, 10+1k dark blue and brown, perforation 12 1/2, printed on white paper, top sheet margin single, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH, VF, SC #133A Pc
sold
994  B9c-12c
1915, World War I Postal Charity issue, 1k-10k, imperforated complete set of four, printed on white paper, nice margins all around, tiny 1mm soiling spot at the top margin of 1k, nice quality, full OG, previously hinged, VF, SC #130Pa-33Pa
N/A
995 **   B15, var
1921, Volga Famine Relief issue, 2250r red, printed on ordinary paper, block of four, bottom stamps with partially missing design due to foldover, in addition lower left stamp is significantly overinked, full OG, NH,VF and a spectacular item, SC #18, var
sold
996  B18 var
1921, Famine Relief, black surcharge 250r+250r on 70k brown, unissued stamp in horizontal strip of five, red overprint "Obrazets" (Specimen), folded along perforation without separations, full OG, NH (one stamp is hinged), VF and very rare
2300.00
997 **/*   B20a
1922, Famine Relief, inverted blue surcharge 100r+100r on 70k brown, block of four, full OG, NH (bottom stamps) or LH, VF, SC #22 Ta
sold
998 **/*   B24-29
1922, "Philately for the Children", overprinted complete set of six, both 1k values are from the second printing positions 7 and 24, all other stamps from the first printing, full OG, NH or LH (1k perforated and 10k), VF, SC #048-049, 50-53
sold
999 **   B24 var
1922, "Philately for the Children", inverted black overprint on perforated 1k orange, the first printing, position 19 of not inverted setting, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare, only handful inverts from the first issue are known, expertized by H. Bloch, Soviet Philatelic and J. Stolow guarantees on reverse, SC #49 Ta
sold
1000  B25
1922, "Philately for the Children", black overprint on 2k green, vertical strip of five, first printing, positions 1/6/11/16/21, narrow "8" on position 11 and short dash in front of "8" on position 16, appropriate "Philately Day19.VIII.1922" cancellation on a piece, VF, SC #50
205.00
1001 **   B25 var
1922, "Philately for the Children", inverted black overprint on 2k green, the second printing, position 3 of not inverted setting, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs on reverse, SC #050 Ta
sold
1002 **   B26 var
1922, "Philately for the Children", inverted black overprint on 3k red, the first printing, position 14 of not inverted setting, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, expertized by R. Calves, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs on reverse, SC #51 Ta
sold
1003  B29 var
1922, "Philately for the Children", inverted black overprint on imperforated 1k orange, the first printing, position 4 of not inverted setting, showing narrow "8" and italic second "2" varieties, fresh condition, full OG, LH,VF and very rare, expertized by H. Bloch, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs on reverse, SC #48 Ta
sold
1004    B25-28
1922, "Philately for the Children", 2k-10k, set in blocks of four and a single of 10k used on reverse of First Day registered cover from Moscow to Constantinople, tied by appropriate "Philately Day 19-VIII-22" marking, arrival ds, minor conveyance flaws, still F/VF and rare franking, SC #50-53
sold
1005 **   B32b
1922, Rostov-on-Don issue, 4t red, triple impression, perfect quality, no gum as produced, NH, VF, SC #SI3 Tb
sold
1006 **   B33a
1922, Rostov-on-Don issue, 6t green, double impression, nice quality, no gum as produced, NH, VF, SC #SI4 Ta, in addition included a forgery of the same stamp with double impression on creamy paper
sold
1007  B38-42, B40a
1923, "Philately for the Labor", complete set of six, including stamp of 2r+2r on 250r, printed on thin paper, full OG, LH, VF, the stamp with silver surcharge expertized by Z. Mikulski, SC #95-99, 97PP
860.00
1008  B38
1923, "Philately for the Labor", red trial surcharge 1r+1r on 10r brown and black, fresh, full OG, LH, VF
sold
1009  B41a
1923, "Philately for the Labor", bronze surcharge "4r+4r" with spaced date "1 923" on 5000r violet, left sheet margin single (position 6), full OG, LH, VF, expertized by Z. Mikulski, SC #98 Ka
sold
1010    B39-41
1923, "Philately for the Labor", three surcharged values used on First Day cover in Moscow, appropriate "1.5.23" ds, missing small part of flap, otherwise VF, SC #96-98
290.00
1011 **   B42
1923, "Philately for the Labor", silver surcharge 4p+4p on 5000r violet, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, VF, expertized by H. Bloch, SC #99
sold
1012  B42a
1923, "Philately for the Labor", inverted silver surcharge 4p+4p on 5000r violet, appropriate FD cancellation on a piece, VF and scarce, several pencil signatures on reverse, SC #99 Tb
1150.00
1013  B42b
1923, "Philately for the Labor", silver surcharge 4p+4p with spaced date "1 923" on 5000r violet, left sheet margin single (position 6), full OG, previously hinged, VF, Romeko guarantee hs, SC #99 Ka
sold
1014    SC #0155, 0158
1926, Young Pioneer, two essays of 20k blue, printed on watermarked and unwatermarked paper, used in 1943 on registered cover from Moscow to Tel Aviv (then - British Palestine) along with six different commemorative stamps issued in 1930's, Soviet and Palestinian censorship markings, arrival ds, mostly VF and scarce usage
sold
1015 **   C4a
1923, "Fokker 111", 5r green, wide "5" variety, printed on ordinary paper, tiny usual paper inclusion at the bottom, excellent condition without usual paper folds, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare, only 25 stamps (one sheet) had been produced on ordinary paper, expertized by R. Calves and others, SC #011 II
N/A
1016  C4a
1923, "Fokker 111", 5r green, wide "5" variety, printed on thin paper, slight usual paper folds, nice quality otherwise, full OG with 3mm gum missing at the bottom, very light trace of hinge, VF and extremely rare, only 25stamps were printed on thin paper, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, expertized by Z. Mikulski, SC #011 II var
N/A
1017 **   C7a
1924, "Fokker 111", black surcharge 10k on 5k green, wide "5" variety, excellent quality single with bottom sheet margin, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, SC #60 II
sold
1018  C7a var
1924, black surcharge 10k on wide 5r green, surcharge with narrow "0" variety, position 12 of 25-stamp setting, neat corner cancellation, VF and rare, SC #60 II Ka
sold
1019    
1928, two Soviet Trade Mission in Germany pre-printed flown covers from Berlin to Moscow, beautiful German machine postage imprint, appropriate Air Post labels and arrival ds on reverse, placed on the Collection page, mostly VF, ex-Ustinovsky
115.00
1020 **   C25, var
1932, Airship over the Dnieper Dam, 15k gray black, perforation 12 1/2, two blocks of four, small and large size stamps, full OG, NH, VF, SC #301, var
sold
1021 **/U   C25, a, b
1932, Airship over the Dnieper Dam, 15k gray black, three singles with perforation 12 1/2, 10 1/2 (CTO) and 14, full OG, NH (2), F/VF centering, SC #301, A, B
sold
1022 **   C30 var
1931, Ice-Breaker "Malygin", 30k violet, perforation L12 1/2, left sheet margin single, imperforated on the left, full OG, NH, VF, SC #290 Pa
sold
1023  C32 var
1931, Ice-Breaker "Malygin", 1r black, comb perforation 12x12 1/2, "lamp" on the dirigible variety (position 19), full OG, LH, VF and scarce
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sold
1024 **   C34-35
1932, International Polar Year, 50k carmine and 1r green, perforation 12 1/2 and 10 1/2 respectively, complete set of two, full OG, NH, VF, SC #297-98A
sold
1025 **   C37-39
1933, Stratostat "CCCP 1", 5k-20k, complete set of three, premium quality unit, full OG, NH, VF, SC #341-43
sold
1026 **   C37-39
1933, Stratostat "CCCP 1", 5k-20k, complete set in bottom sheet margin blocks of four, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC #341-43
sold
1027  C46a
1934, Civil Aviation, 10k green, left sheet margin horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, previously hinged, VF, expertized by Z. Mikulski, SC #351 Pc
sold
1028  C48
1934, Civil Aviation, imperforated trial color proof of 50k in orange, printed on paper without watermark, no gum as issued, NH, VF, SC #353
sold
1029 **   C50-52
1934, Stratosphere Disaster, 5k-20k, complete set of three, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC #373-75
sold
1030 **   C50-52
1934, Stratosphere Disaster, 5k-20k, complete set of three, full original slightly creamy gum as often, NH, VF, SC #373-75
sold
1031  C51 var
1934, Andrey Vasenko, 10k brown, bottom sheet margin single, imperforated at the bottom, CTO with full OG, VF and rare perforation error, SC #374 Pb
N/A
1032 **   C53-57
1934, Airships, 5k-30k, complete set of five, minor offset on 5k and tiny abrasion on the face of 15k, otherwise fresh quality unit, full OG, NH, F/VF centering, SC #376-80
sold
1033  C58-67
1935, Chelyuskin Rescue, 1k-50k, complete set of ten, full OG, LH or previously hinged (50k - NH), VF, SC #392-401
sold
1034  C63
1935, Chelyuskin Rescue, Ivan Doronin, enlarged black- and-white photo essay of 20k, clear picture details at the bottom, which are different from issued stamp, no gum as produced, VF and scarce
345.00
1035  C68
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, position 3, nice quality, full OG, LH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, SC #420
sold
1036  C68
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, position 14, fresh condition, full OG, LH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, SC #420
sold
1037  C68
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, position 24, full OG, VLH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, SC #420
sold
1038    C68
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, position 15 (broken "5" in "1935"), used on registered Express Mail cover from Moscow to Berlin, tied by Moscow Post Office No.9 "20.09.35" ds, delivered within one day and postmarked on arrival "21.9.35", VF so-called Rosenberg's cover
sold
1039 **   C68b
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, small "f" variety of surcharge, position 8, full OG, NH, VF, expertized by A. Brun and R. Calves, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, SC #420 Ka
sold
1040  C69 var
1937, Aviation Exhibition, 10k yellow brown and black, vertical pair imperforated between stamps, neatly cancelled, fresh, VF and scarce, SC #473 Pe
1725.00
1041  C72a
1937, Aviation Exhibition, 40k violet brown and black, vertical pair imperforated between stamps, CTO with full OG, VF, SC #476 Pb
860.00
1042  C73a
1937, Aviation Exhibition, 50k dark violet and black, vertical pair imperforated between stamps, CTO with full OG, VF and scarce, SC #477 Pb
1090.00