Lots 678 - 799, Catalogue of Auction #25 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
678    242-45
1923, Agrarian Exhibition, imperf cplt set of 4 used on registered cover in Moscow, this set was officially issued on August 20, while the cover was sent on August 16, flapis missing, otherwise F/VF and interesting lot for a connoisseur
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100.00
679  250-59
1923, 1k-1r, litho printing, imperf cplt set of 10, fresh, full OG, LH or hinged, VF, Mi #228I-37I
 
30.00
680  250-59
1923, 1k-1r, litho printing, imperf cplt set of 10, fresh, full OG, LH or hinged, VF, Mi #228I-37I
 
30.00
681  255 var
1923, peasant 6k blue, litho printing, imperf copy with nice double impression, full OG, previously hinged, VF
100.00
682 **   261-64
1924, 4k-40k, litho printing, perf 14 1/2, cplt set of 4, two "key" values with usual poor centering, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
683  261-64
1924, 4k-40k, litho printing, perf 14 1/2, two "key" values with usual centering, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $250
150.00
684 **   263 imp
1924, peasant 30k violet, litho printing, imperf top right corner margin copy, horiz invalidating perf across the design, very fresh, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
685 **   263 imp var
1924, peasant 30k violet, litho printing, imperf top right corner margin block of 4 with double impression, two horiz invalidating perf lines, bottom line is just touched frames of two bottom stamps, left them valid; extremely fresh, full OG, NH, VF and very rare multiple
2500.00
686 **/*   264 imp
1924, soldier 40k slate, litho printing, imperf block of 4, bottom stamps are incomplete, horiz invalidating perf line across them; two top stamps are extremely fresh, with usual stamp design offset on reverse, minor part of gum skip on the middle right of the block, nevertheless full OG, NH, VF and very rare multiple, Mi #256 IU, ?10,000++
2000.00
687  266
1924, Lenin Mourning issue, 6k black and red, imperf copy with frame size 20.5x26.5mm, unused, skilfully regummed, VF and extremely rare. In our opinion the offered stamp is very rare plate proof, which was previously mounted on cardboard, then removed, and expertly regummed
750.00
688  268 var
1924, Lenin Mourning issue, 20k black and red, imperf copy with narrow frame, nice and clear canc, fresh, VF, Mi #241I B, ?380
100.00
689    265-68
1924, Lenin Mourning issue, imperf cplt set of 4, wide frame, used on registered cover from Baku to USA, arrival ds, F/VF
100.00
690    265-68
1924, Lenin Mourning issue, imperf cplt set of 4, used on registered cover from Moscow to Berlin, arrival ds, VF
100.00
691  274
1924-25, imperf plate proof of worker 4k in red, printed on dark rose paper, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
692 **   275A fn
1924-25, peasant 2k green, typo printing, bottom sheet margin block of 4 with double impression, and part stamps design offset on reverse, diagonal invalidating perf lines, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
693 **   275A fn
1924-25, soldier 1r, typo printing, imperf top right corner margin block of 4, brown color is omitted, invalidating perf lines across the design, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
694 **   275A fn
1926, 7k-5r, imperf complete set of 8, printed on white thickened paper, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #248/61E, ?170
 
75.00
695    276
1925, worker 1k orange, typo printing, perf 14 1/2, two copies used together with two other regular stamps on registered cover in Kiev, VF
150.00
696 **   283 imp
1924-25, worker 8k brown olive, imperf copy with nice margins all around, printed on thinned grayish paper, slightly disturbed original gum, otherwise very fresh and choice copy, NH, VF and extremely rare, Mi #249 var
4000.00
697  288A
1924-25, peasant 30k violet, typo printing, perf 14 1/2, side sheet margin horiz strip of 5 with perfin "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), full OG, NH, VF
120.00
698 **   291 var
1924-25, worker 2r green and rose, typo printing, bottom left corner margin imperf copy, clear margin at the top, early printing on thinned grayish paper, NH, F/VF and rare
500.00
699 **   288c
1924-25, worker 20k gray green, typo printing, perf 12 1/2, block of 4, nice centering, very fresh, NH, VF, Mi #254B
120.00
700 **   292 var
1924-25, soldier 3r black brown and green, perf 13 1/2, broken line on the right leave under frame var, NH, VF
100.00
701 **   292 var
1924-25, soldier 3r black brown and green, type I, bottom margin imperf strip of 3 with invalidating perf across design, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
702 **   292 var
1924-25, soldier 3r black brown and green, type I, double impression, imperf right sheet margin horiz pair with invalidating perf line across the design, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
703  292
1924-25, imperf proof of soldier 3r in light brown and rose, type I, horiz invalidating perf line across the design, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
704 **   292b
1924-25, soldier 3r black brown and green, type I, perf 13 1/2x10, top margin copy, nice centering and unusually well perforation, full OG, NH (hinged on margin only), XF and very rare, especially in sound condition, Mi #260F
1000.00
705 **   293 var
1924-25, worker 5r dark blue and gray brown, printed on thinned grayish paper, bottom sheet margin horiz imperf pair, horiz invalidating perf line across the design, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
706  298-301 var
1925, Lenin Mausoleum, perf cplt set of 4, printed on thick paper, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF
100.00
707 **   302b-03b, 342-44
1925-26, Lenin, 1r-10r, printed on paper with watermark "Greek Borders and Rosettes", cplt set of 5, all with perf 10 1/2, three are sheet margin copies, full OG, NH, F/VF
200.00
708  302-03, 342-44
1926, Lenin, 1r-10r, printed on paper with watermark "Greek Borders and Rosettes", cplt set of 5, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF
 
75.00
709 **   302-03 imp
1926, Lenin, 5r and 10r, imperf cplt set of 2, bottom sheet margin copies, NH, VF
 
75.00
710 **   304-25, 313a
1925-27, regular issue, 1k-5r, printed on watermarked paper, cplt set of 22, including both 10k stamps, full OG, NH, F/VF, Mi #271-91, var
100.00
711 **   311 var
1926, worker 8k, litho printing on watermarked paper, two copies of distinctly different shades: dark brown olive (scarce) and gray olive (common), full OG, NH, F/VF, Mi #278AX I
 
75.00
712 **   318 var
1925-27, peasant 30k violet, inverted watermark var, NH, VF
 
50.00
713 **   321 var
1925-27, soldier 1r red and brown, perf 12, inverted watermark var, NH, VF
 
50.00
714  324a var
1925, soldier 3r black brown and green, type I, perf 12 1/2, nice centering and perf, very fresh, full OG, previously hinged, VF and rare stamp
500.00
715 **   304-25 imp
1926, regular issue, 1k-5r, printed on watermarked paper, imperf cplt set of 20 (imperf 18k stamp has never been officially issued), full OG, NH, VF
100.00
716   Mi P22
1926, Gosbank (Soviet State Bank), stationery postcard 3k red, very fresh, unused, VF
100.00
717    339-41
1925, Revolution of 1905, perf cplt set in blocks of 4, used on two addressed FDCs', sent locally by special delivery mail in Leningrad, all appropriate markings, VF
100.00
718 **   359-72
1927, surcharges 8k on Postage Due stamps, two cplt sets of 7, printed on ordinary and watermarked paper, several stamps with sheet margins, full OG, NH, F/VF
 
50.00
719 **   359-72
1927, surch 8k on Postage Due stamps, two cplt sets in sheet margin blocks of 4, printed on ordinary and watermarked paper, full OG, NH, F/VF
200.00
720  362 var
1927, surcharge (type I) 8k on postage due 7k orange, litho printing, perf 12 1/2, perfectly centered with intact perf, full OG, very light trace of hinge mark, VF and rare stamp
1500.00
721  364 var
1927, surcharge (type I) on postage due 10k dark blue, litho printing, perf 12 1/2, two letters are broken in "Pochtovaia" var, full OG, previously hinged, VF
100.00
722 **   366-72
1927, surcharge 8k on Postage Due stamps, printed on watermarked paper, cplt set of 7, top sheet margin horiz gutter pairs, post office fresh, NH, VF
 
50.00
723  366 var
1927, inverted surcharge (type II) 8k on postage due 1k red, printed on watermarked paper, perfectly centered, pin-point natural inclusion, full OG, light trace of hinge mark, VF and rare
700.00
724    366
1927, surcharge (type II) 8k on 1k red, printed on watermarked paper, used on return receipt of money-letter, sent from Kiev Govt to Moscow, Postal Revenue stamp 6k brown is affixed on the back and cancelled with postal device, VF
100.00
725 **   375-81
1927, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution, cplt set of 7, full OG, NH, F/VF, Mi #328-34
 
50.00
726 **   380a
1927, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 18k blue, imperf copy with nice margins all around, vert invalidating perf line, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
727    379 var
1928, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution 14k blue and red, with the map where Sakhalin Island is white instead of red (as the whole territory of USSR), used on cover from Moscow to Prague, VF and rare stamp especially on cover
200.00
728 **   383 imp
1927, peasant 2k apple green, top margin imperf copy, two horiz invalidating perf lines across the design, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
729 **   386 imp
1927, peasant 5k brown, bottom margin imperf copy, two horiz invalidating perf lines across the design, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
730 **   391 imp
1927, worker 10k light brown, horiz imperf pair, horiz invalidating perf line across the design, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
731 **   406-08
1928, Lenin, 3r-10r, cplt set of 3, printed on paper with "lozenges" watermark, full OG, NH, F/VF, Mi #358-60
 
30.00
732 **   406-08
1928-29, Lenin, 3r-10r, perf 10 1/2, watermark "lozenges", cplt set in corner margin blocks of 4, post office fresh, full OG, NH, F/VF
200.00
733 **   413-26, 420a
1929-31, the third regular issue, 1k-80k, cplt set of 15, including Lenin 14k with both types of perf, many with margins, full OG, NH, F/VF, Mi #365-78
 
60.00
734  429 var
1929, Iron Furnace, 20k dull green, perf 10 1/2, nice centering and perforation, full OG, previously hinged, VF and very rare, Mi #381C
2000.00
735  470-71
1932-33, Maxim Gorki, cplt set in blocks of 4, nice centering and perforation, minor usual gum creases, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
736 * W  470-71
1932-33, Maxim Gorki, three cplt sets of 2, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF
 
40.00
737    470a
1932, M. Gorki, 15k brown, imperf copy, used together with 20k pale red (#C22) on registered cover from Leningrad to Berlin, all appropriate markings, VF, and scarce franking
200.00
738  472-78
1932-33, 15th Anniversary of the October Revolution, cplt set of 7, full OG, LH, F/VF, C.v. $135.55
 
75.00
739  472-78
1932-33, 15th Anniversary of October Revolution, cplt set of 7, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $135.55
 
75.00
740  474 var
1932, Dnieper Power Station, 10k ultra, blue dot in front of "1932" var (position #27), full OG, previously hinged, VF
 
50.00
741  487-88
1933, Leningrad Philatelic Exhibition, cplt set of 2, fresh full OG, very light traces of hinge marks, stamps look NH, VF, Mi #427-28
100.00
742  487-88
1933, Leningrad Philatelic Exhibition, cplt set of 2, minor gum disturbance, still full OG, LH, VF
 
100.00
743 * S  518 var
1933, Order of the Red Banner, 20k multi, two stamps, first one with perforation 9 1/2, the other one with a part of "OBRAZETS" (Specimen) initials, both are very fresh, full OG, LH, VF and very scarce assembly
1500.00
744  524
1934, Lenin Mausoleum, imperf plate proof of 5k in slate green, top margin copy with large margins at three other sides, extremely fresh, no gum as issued, VF and very rare
1250.00
745  529-30
1934, I. Fedorov, two cplt sets of 2, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $70
 
40.00
746  531-32
1934, Sverdlov and Nogin, cplt set of 2, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Mi #474-75
 
60.00
747  531
1934, Sverdlov, trial color proof of 10k in violet brown, used together with 1r blue green on registered cover from Moscow to England in 1955, J. Barry's correspondence, cover is reduced at the bottom for 7mm, still VF and spectacular usage of rare proof
500.00
748  536-39
1934, D. Mendeleev, cplt set of 4, fresh, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF, Mi #476-79
 
50.00
749  540-45
1934, First Decade without Lenin, cplt set of 6, fresh, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Mi #488-93
100.00
750  540-45
1934, First Decade without Lenin, cplt set of 6, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, Mi #488-93
 
100.00
751 **   546-50
1935, Anti-War Propaganda issue, cplt set of 5, perfect centering, intact perforation, overall post office fresh condition, NH, VF, Mi #494-98
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300.00
752 **   546-50
1935, Anti-War Propaganda issue, cplt set of 5, minor gum disturbance on 35k stamp, nice centering and perforation, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
753 **   551-54
1935, Moscow Subway, cplt set of 4, nice centering, intact perforation, very fresh and choice set, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #509-12
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250.00
754  551-54
1935, Moscow Subway, cplt set of 4, fresh, full OG, LH, VF
 
120.00
755  551-54
1935, Moscow Subway, cplt set of 4, fresh, full OG, previously hinged, VF
 
120.00
756  553-54
1935, Moscow Subway, 15k carmine and 20k green, both with black handstamp "Specimen", full OG, NH, VF
200.00
757 **   555-58
1935, F. Engels, cplt set of 4, nice centering and perforation, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #523-26
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120.00
758 **   566 var
1935, skating, 20k black brown and ultra, white dot under first "C" in "CCCP", full OG, NH, VF
100.00
759 **   569-72
1935, Iranian Arts, cplt set of 4, including 5k and 35k with sideways watermark variety, nice and choice set, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #528Y, 529-30X, 531Y, ?339
150.00
760  569-72
1935, Iranian Arts, cplt set of 4, full OG, LH or hinged, VF
 
30.00
761    572
1935, Iranian Arts, 35k black brown, locally used on registered FDC in Leningrad, tied with special marking, backstamped, insignificant toning at the bottom right corner of stamp, still fresh, VF and the rarest Soviet Union pre-WWII special cancellation
250.00
762  576 imp
1935, M. Kalinin, 20k brown black, vertical imperf pair, nice margins all around, two spots of gum scratches at the top and bottom margins, possibly from hinge removal, full OG, VF appearance
1200.00
763 **   580-82
1935, revolutionary heroes, cplt set of 3, perf 11, fresh, full OG, NH, VF
 
30.00
764 **   583-88, a
1936, Pioneers Helping to the Post, two cplt sets of 6, perf 11 and perf 14, very fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #542-47
100.00
765 **   590 var
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 10k yellow brown, perf 11x12 1/2, bottom margin block of 4, NH, VF, Mi #549Dx, ?200++
100.00
766 **   594 var
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 80k carmine rose, perf 11x12 1/2, top margin block of 4, NH, VF, Mi #553Dx, ?80++
 
50.00
767 **   595 var
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 1r green, perf 11x12 1/2, top margin block of 4, NH, VF, Mi #554Dx, ?180++
100.00
768  603 var
1937, Architectural Projects, imperf s.s. of 4, marginal inscription distinctly shifted to the top, fresh, full OG, LH, VF and spectacular error
150.00
769    603
1937, Architectural Projects, 40k violet, used on local registered cover from the First Congress of Soviet Architects, tied with special marking, arrival ds, VF
100.00
770 **   616A imp
1937, worker 10k olive, printed on paper without watermark, imperf block of 4, fresh, full OG, NH, F/VF and very rare multiple, Mi #A676U
2500.00
771 **   617A imp
1937, peasant 20k green, printed on paper without watermark, light horizontal paper fold mostly between stamps, fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #680U
1500.00
772 **   620-22, var
1939-40, Lenin, printed on paper without watermark, two cplt sets of 3, different papers and sizes of stamps, NH, F/VF
 
40.00
773 **   621 var
1939, Lenin, 5r red brown, printed on paper without watermark, bottom sheet margin block of 4, light impression of stamps is printed upside down on margin, full OG, NH, VF and attractive piece
300.00
774 **   628 var
1938, First North Pole Flight, 80k carmine, doubled flag variety, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison
100.00
775 **   629-35
1938, 20th Anniversary of the Red Army, cplt set of 7, full OG, NH, F/VF
 
30.00
776 **   636-39
1938, First Trans-Polar Flight, cplt set of 4, NH, VF
 
30.00
777 **   640-42
1938, Second Trans-Polar Flight, cplt set of 3, NH, VF
 
24.00
778 **   643-46
1938, Papanin's North Pole Expedition, cplt set of 4, NH, F/VF, C.v. $50
 
40.00
779 **   647-58
1937-38, Coat of Arms, cplt set of 12, some with sheet margins, NH, F/VF, Mi #602-13
 
50.00
780 **   659-65
1938, Child Welfare, cplt set of 7, NH, F/VF, Mi #618-24
 
40.00
781 **   678-86
1938, Balloons and Planes, cplt set of 9, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #637-45
 
75.00
782 **   687-92
1938, Moscow Subway, cplt set of 6, NH, VF, Mi #646-51
 
50.00
783 **   693-97
1938, Young Communists, cplt set of 5, NH, VF, Mi #652-56
 
30.00
784    706-12
1939, views of Moscow, cplt set of 7, used together with 15k blue on large size registered special delivery cover from Moscow to Prague, wear and tears, stamps did not affecting, F/VF and scarce franking
100.00
785 **   718-20
1939, Non-Stop Flight to the Far East, cplt set of 3, NH, VF
 
20.00
786 **   724-33
1939, Agriculture Fair, cplt set of 10, NH, F/VF, Mi #699-708
 
30.00
787 **   738 var
1939, Coat Arms, 60k carmine, perf L12 1/2, raster "vert diamond", top margin block of 4, NH, VF
100.00
788 **   749-56
1939, sanatoriums, cplt set in blocks of 4, NH, VF, Mi #718-25, C.v. $120++
100.00
789 **   757-59
1939, M. Lermontov, cplt set of 3, NH, VF, Mi #726-28
 
20.00
790 **   762 var
1939, N. Chernyshevski, 60k blue green, perf L 12 1/2, full OG, NH, F/VF, Mi #731 var
 
50.00
791  781 var
1940, K. Timiryazev, 15k violet, top margin copy, imperf between stamp and margin, neat postal cancellation, fresh, F/VF
75.00
792 **   784-88
1940, Physical Culture Day, cplt set of 5, full OG, NH, VF
 
30.00
793 **   820 var
1941, locomotives, 30k dark brown, nice double impression, full OG, NH, F/VF, Mi #789 var
100.00
794 **   820, 822 var
1941, locomotives and automobiles, 30k and 60k, both with linear perf 12 1/2, full OG, NH, F/VF, Mi #789C, 791C, ?160
 
75.00
795 **   841-42, 843-44
1941, Karelian-Finnish Republic and Moscow Kremlin, two sets in sheet margin blocks of 4, NH, VF
 
30.00
796 **   841 var
1941, Karelian-Finnish Republic, 30k carmine, comb perforation 12 1/2x12, full OG, NH, VF and scarce perf variety, Mi #810C
300.00
797 **   842 var
1941, Karelian-Finnish Republic, 45k dark blue green, "smooth scroll" variety, fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #811 I
100.00
798 **   850-51
1941, M. Lermontov, cplt set of 2, both with linear perf, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #819-20
 
30.00
799 **   852-55, 854 var
1941-42, Lenin Museum, cplt set of 5, including both perf on 45k stamps, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #821-24, 823C
 
70.00