Lots 644 - 677, Catalogue of Auction #25 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
644  149 var
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 35k ultra, horiz strip of 3, stamp is in the middle with thin "o" in "Rossia" var (pos 99), fresh, full OG, LH, F/VF
 
40.00
645 **   149 var
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 35k deep blue instead of ultra, color variety, block of 4, rough perf as often, full OG, NH, F/VF and scarce multiple
250.00
646 **   149 var
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 35k ultra, bottom left corner margin block of 4, two bottom stamps without varnish lines on the face var, in addition part of the design on all four stamps doubled, especially outer frames on the left, NH, VF
150.00
647 **   149 var
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 35k ultra, bottom left corner margin block of 16 (4x4), nine stamps with completely omitted varnish lines var, three stamps with these lines partly omitted, in addition varnish lines are printed on gum side, NH, F/VF
500.00
648 **   149 var
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 35k ultra, bottom left corner margin block of 9, four stamps with completely omitted varnish lines var, two stamps with these lines partly omitted, in addition part of the design of three stamps is printed on gum side, NH, VF
300.00
649  150 var
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 70k brown, varnish lines on both sides, full OG, LH, VF, Mi #150GII, ?100
 
40.00
650 **/*   177-80, var
1921, 1r-20r, fourteen stamps, various color shades and papers, among better: 2r pale brown and 2r dark brown, 20r ultra on ordinary paper and more, full OG, NH (2) others are LH or hinged, F/VF
 
150.00
651 **/*   181-82, 185-86b var
1921, 100r-1000r, four stamps with full offset of the stamp design on gum side, full OG, NH (2) or LH, VF and attractive
100.00
652 **   182 var
1921, 200r gray brown instead of brown, color variety, cplt pane of 25, including two constant var on positions 3 and 18, full OG, NH, VF
 
250.00
653  182 var
1921, 200r olive green, color var, fresh, full OG, LH, VF and rare stamp from special printing
300.00
654  182 var
1921, 200r dark olive brown, color var, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
655 **   183c, var
1921, 250r violet, three tete-beche pairs, two of which on ordinary paper, distinctly different shades, and one on pelure paper, all are NH, VF
 
75.00
656 **   183d
1921, 250r dark violet, printed on ordinary paper, horiz pair with double impression, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
657  184 var
1921, 300r green, printed on ordinary paper, double impression, full OG, previously hinged, VF
80.00
658 **   186c var
1921, 1000r pale rose instead of carmine, color var, printed on pelure paper, bottom left corner margin block of 4, NH, VF
 
100.00
659  192 var
1922, black surch 5000r on 2r dark brown, color var, horiz pair, fresh, LH, VF, Mi #172ab
 
60.00
660  194a var
1922, black surch 5000r on 20r blue instead of ultra, color var, printed on pelure paper, bottom left corner margin copy, full OG, hinged, VF
100.00
661  194a var
1922, black surch 5000r on 20r blue instead of ultra, color var, printed on pelure paper, no dot after the latter "R" in "RSFSR" var, LH, VF
150.00
662  194a var
1922, black surch 5000r on 20r blue instead of ultra, color var, printed on pelure paper, no dots after last "S" and "R" in "RSFSR" var, very slightly creased original gum, fresh, LH, F/VF
150.00
663 **/*   195 var
1922, black surch (7mm spacing) 10,000r on 40r slate, large size stamp, top left corner margin block of 4, full OG, two stamps are VLH, two others - NH, VF, Mi #175aIIy
300.00
664 **   200f var
1922, red surcharge with periods after letters 10,000r on 40r slate, large size stamp, vert pair with surcharge placed between stamps due to strong surch shift, reduced margin at the top, otherwise fresh, NH, VF and spectacular piece
750.00
665  201c
1922, blue black surcharge 7500r on 250r violet, printed on ordinary paper, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
666  201c
1922, blue black surch 7500r on 250r violet, printed on ordinary paper, bottom right corner margin copy, nicely cancelled, VF and scarce
150.00
667 **/*   202-06, var
1922, 5000r-22,500r, fourteen stamps, various color shades and paper differences, among better: 5000r light gray violet, 7500r pale blue, and much more, full OG, NH (3) or LH/hinged, F/VF
 
100.00
668  202
1922, "Proletarians of the World Unite!", imperf plate proof of 5000r in violet, printed on cream colored paper, huge margins all around, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #176Pz, ?500
150.00
669 **   203 var
1922, 7500r blue, printed on watermarked paper, nice double impression, one of printings is placed sideways, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
670  204
1922, "Proletarians of the World Unite!", imperf essay of 10,000r bright blue, printed on thin gummed white card, printing plate is differing from the issued stamp, NH, VF and extremely rare, only a few such proofs were produced, L. Melnikov (AEIP) certificate
1500.00
671  206
1922, "Proletarians of the World Unite!", imperf plate proof of 22,500r in violet, printed on ordinary white paper, fresh, full OG, LH, VF
600.00
672  210a
1922, inverted surch 100,000r on 250r violet, printed on ordinary paper, full OG, VLH, VF, Mi #190xK, ?200
120.00
673  212 var
1922, 5th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 10r brown and black, brown background is printed over black design, fresh, full OG, hinged, F/VF and scarce, Mi#192 var
150.00
674 **   215a, var
1922, 45r blue and black, two stamps printed on thinned paper, first one has white shade of paper, the other one - grayish shade of paper, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #195y
150.00
675 **   218a, 225a
1922-23, lot of three stamps with inverted "Star" surcharges, typo and litho on perf 70k, and typo on imperf 70k, full OG, NH, VF
 
75.00
676 **   219
1922-23, typo "Star" surcharge 30r on 50k violet and green, right sheet margin vertical gutter pair, full OG, NH, VF and really scarce stamp, especially in this nice pair
200.00
677 **   238a imp var
1923, soldier 3r rose red, block of 4, design is printed on both sides, it is misplaced on the face, fresh, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple
500.00