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Lots 558 - 611,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #76, February 3, 2018 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Net Price
558  2021
1958, Soviet Industrial Exhibition, trial printing of 60k in black, red and light blue instead of gray violet, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #2030
sold
559 **   2021
1958, Soviet Industrial Exhibition, 60k gray violet, black and red, vertical imperforated pair printed on thick chalk-surfaced paper, bottom stamp thinned on the left, no gum as produced, NH, VF appearance
sold
560 **   2024A
1958, Chi Pai-shin, 40k violet, perforation L12 1/2, bottom sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #2029 var
sold
561  2026 Pa
1958, Palekh Painters, 40k multicolored, top sheet margin single, imperforated at the top, CTO with full OG (NH), VF, Scott #1929 var
sold
562 **   2034 Pa
1958, Poet Yeghishe Charents, 40k brown, right sheet margin vertical pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH and fine centering, Scott #2038 var
sold
563  2043 Pb
1958, Rear Admiral Vsevolod Rudnev, 40k multicolored, horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, slight facial abrasion at the top left, otherwise full OG, LH, VF appearance of this rare perforation error, Scott #2047 var
230.00
564 **   2044A, var
1958, Maxim Gorki, 40k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2, a single on white paper and horizontal pair on yellowish paper, all with full OG, NH, VF, Scott #2048 var
sold
565 **   2045 Pb
1958, 13th Congress of Young Communists, 40k violet on pink paper, right sheet margin single, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #2049 var
sold
566 **   2046A
1958, 13th Congress of Young Communists, 60k red on pink paper, comb perforation 12 1/2x12 instead of L12 1/2, bottom sheet margin single, full OG, NH and fine centering, Scott #2050 var
sold
567 **   2051 Pa
1958, Yan Komenski, 40k green, bottom sheet margin example, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #2059 var
sold
568 **   2051 Pb
1958, Yan Komenski, 40k green, right sheet margin single, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #2059 var
sold
569 **   2052-54, 2058-60
1958, Vladimir Lenin and Karl Marx, 40k-1r, two complete sets of three in unfolded sheets of 50 (10x5), post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #2053-55, 2056-58
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6
sold
570 **   2055, var
1958, 250th Anniversary of the Academy of Arts, dark blue overprint on 40k multicolored, left sheet margin horizontal pair, right stamp with extra "I" on first and second lines of overprint, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #2060 var
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sold
571 **   2056 Ta
1958, Carlo Goldoni, 40k blue and gray, left sheet margin single with central design strongly shifted to the top, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #2062 var
sold
572 **   2063A
1958, Radio Day, 40k red and blue green, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, centered to the top left, fresh quality, full OG, NH, fine and rare perforation variety, V. Liapine certificate, Scott #2063 var
sold
573 **   2071A
1958, World Soccer Cup at Stockholm, 40k blue, red and tan, left sheet margin single with perforation L12 1/2, instead of comb 12 1/2x12, full OG, NH, VF and scarce undervalued perforation variety, Scott #2072 var
sold
574 **   Block 26 var
1958, 5th Congress of Architects' Organization, 60k multicolored, souvenir sheet with omitted green color, full OG, NH, VF and the only recorded souvenir sheet with this error, Scott #2080a var
sold
575 **   2088-90
1958, International Geophysical Year, complete set in blocks of four, all with comb perforation, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #2089-91
115.00
576 **   2089A
1958, IGY, Aurora Borealis, 40k blue and light yellow, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, block of four, top left stamp has tiny natural inclusion, post office fresh and unfolded, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare multiple, N. Mandrovski certificate, Scott #2089 var
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11500.00
577 **   2099 Ta
1958, Civil Aviation, (40k) multicolored, red and black colors omitted, very fresh and choice, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, only one sheet of 100 stamps was produced, Scott #2148 var
sold
578 **   2105 Pb
1958, Observatory in Crimea, 40k brown and greenish blue, vertical pair, imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #2092 var
sold
579 **   2106, Ka
1958, International Astronomic Congress, 60k multicolored, horizontal pair, right stamp with "UAU" variety, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #2093, var
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sold
580 **   2134 Pa
1958, definitive issue, miner 60k carmine on pink paper, engraved printing, top sheet margin single, imperforated at the top, control pinhole at the margin, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #2288 var
sold
581 **   Block 29, var
1958, North Pole Station, 1r multicolored, three souvenir sheets of four, differ by middle horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1767a
sold
582 **   2151 Pa
1958, View of Riga, 40k brownish red, top sheet margin single, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #2126 var
sold
583 **   2159A
1958, Ural Machine Building Plant, 40k blue, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF, copy of V. Liapine certificate for a complete set, Scott #2118 var
sold
584 **   2160A
1958, Chelyabinsk Tractor Plant, 40k green and yellow, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, left sheet margin example, post office fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF and rare, V. Liapine certificate, Scott #2116 var
sold
585 **   2161A
1958, Zaporozhstal Foundry Works, 40k brown red and yellow, perforation L12 1/2, instead of comb 12x12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, N. Mandrovski certificate, Scott #2117 var
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sold
586 **   2161 fn
1958, Voroshilovgrad Locomotive Plant, 40k dark brown and buff, unissued stamp due to political reasons, excellent condition, full OG, NH, VF
sold
587  2161 fn
1958, Voroshilovgrad Locomotive Plant, trial printing of unissued stamp of 40k in dark brown and buff, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, removed from a Goznak presentation card, gummed, fresh, VF and very rare, V. Liapine certificate
sold
588 **   2166A
1958, 40th Anniversary of the Youth Communist League, 60k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, full OG, NH, VF, Raritan Stamps guarantee, Scott #2139 var
sold
589 **   2171 Ta
1958, Sergei Esenin, 40k multicolored, gray color is omitted, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF and very rare, the only block of 25 of this error had been found at the Riga Post Office, N. Mandrovski certificate, Scott #2144 var
sold
590 **   
1958, Mendeleyev Congress, blue or red overprints on Butlerov and Mendeleyev stamps, complete set of two, full OG (first one with minimal disturbance at the top left), NH, VF
sold
591 **   2189A
1959, Charles Darwin, 40k blue and brown, perforation 12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, full OG, NH, F/VF centering, N. Mandrovski certificate, Scott #2166 var
sold
592 **   2192A
1959, Sholem Aleichem, 40k brown, perforation L12 1/2, top right corner sheet margin single, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #2164 var
sold
593 **   2193, I
1959, Victory of the Soviet Basketball Team, red overprint on 1r red brown, brown and black, left sheet margin block of four, upper right stamp with "ch" under "k" variety, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #2170, var
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sold
594 **   2193, var
1959, Victory of the Soviet Basketball Team, red overprint on 1r red brown, brown and black, top left corner margin block of eight (4x2), stamps on positions 2 and 3 without a dot after "1959" variety, full OG, NH, VF and rare, the variety exists only in a small part of this stamp drawing, Scott #2170, var
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sold
595  2194 var
1959, Robert Burns, double red overprint "1759 - 1959" variety, CTO with full OG (hinged), VF, rare and unrecorded error, Scott #2174 var
345.00
596 **   2197 I var
1959, Frederic Joliot-Curie, 40k blue green and gray brown, small portrait inside large frame (21x32 mm), full OG, NH, VF, Scott #2171 var
sold
597 **   2197 II
1959, Frederic Joliot-Curie, 40k blue green and gray brown on buff paper with small frame (20.7x31.5 mm), full OG, NH, VF, SC #2171 var
sold
598 **   2200-06
1959, Russian Poets and Writers, complete set of seven in sheets of 25 (5x5), gutter sheets of 50 (25+25, No.2201- 02) and sheet of 100 (10x10, No.2203), sheets of 25 are unfolded, others folded once, full OG, NH, VF and scarce unit, Scott #2175-78C
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
575.00
599  2208A
1959, Writer Sulhan Orbeliani, 40k black and red, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, nicely centered, full OG, VLH, VF, Raritan Stamps guarantee, Scott #2190 var
sold
600 **   2218 var
1959, 89th Anniversary of the birth of Lenin, 40k dark brown, top left corner margin single with full offset of the design on gum side, full OG, NH, VF and not expensive, but a spectacular piece, Scott #2192 var
sold
601 **   
1959, Mendeleyev Congress, black or red overprints on Butlerov and Mendeleyev stamps, complete set of two, full OG, NH, VF
sold
602 (*)   
1959, 40th Anniversary of the Soviet Circus, unissued stamp of 60k in magenta and blue violet, bottom sheet margin single removed from a presentation card, several spots of blue ink, perfectly centered, unused, no gum, VF and extremely rare, only a handful recorded, most of them are defected, N. Mandrovski certificate
sold
603 **   2254 fn
1959, 250th Anniversary of the Poltava Battle, 40k red brown and gray violet, flawless in every respect, full OG, NH, VF and rare, this stamp has never been issued due to political reasons
sold
604 **   2355A
1960, "Sputnik 4" and the Globe, 40k violet blue and deep orange, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF and very rare, N. Mandrovski certificate, Scott #2350 var
sold
605 **   2388A
1960, Space Flight of "Sputnik 5", 40k bright lilac and yellow, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, N. Mandrovski certificate, Scott #2383 var
sold
606 **   2408A
1960, University of the Friendship of Nations, 40k red brown, left sheet margin single with perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, Raritan Stamps guarantee, Scott #2402 var
sold
607  2414
1960, Iris, reduced size (21x32 mm) perforated proof of 60k in issued colors, absolutely flawless single, full OG, NH, VF and rare, issued stamp is enclosed, Scott #2413
sold
608 **   2416A
1960, Dog Rose, 1r multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, vertical pair, full OG, NH, VF and rare, especially in pair, N. Mandrovski certificate, Scott #2415 var
sold
609 **   2421A
1960, 15th Anniversary Liberation of Korea, 40k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, full OG, NH, VF, Raritan Stamps guarantee, Scott #2407 var
690.00
610 **   2422 Va
1960, Lithuanian National Costumes, 10k multicolored, printed on ordinary paper (chalk-surfaced covering on gum side), left sheet margin horizontal pair, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #2416 var
sold
611 **   2423A
1960, Uzbek National Costumes, 60k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 11 1/2, full OG, NH, VF,N. Mandrovski certificate, Scott #2417 var
690.00