Lots 881 - 897, Catalogue of Auction #26 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
881 **   B1-4
1905, Russo-Japanese War Charity issue, cplt set of 4, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #57-60
882 **   B5-8
1914, World War I Charity issue, cplt set of 4, printed on colored paper, all with perf 12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #99B-102B
883 **   B10 var
1915, World War I Charity issue, 3k carmine and gray, printed on white paper, perf 13 1/2, cplt sheet of 50 stamps (5x10) of the first issue, a common stamp was printed in sheets of 100 (10x10); the sheet is folded once along horiz perf, intact margins and fresh, NH, VF and very rare complete sheet
884  B12
1915, World War I Charity issue, 7k dark brown and dark green, perf 11 1/2, overprint "OBRAZETS" (Specimen), block of 4, full OF, NH, VF
885  B21 fn var
1922, "For the Hungry", inverted black surch "250r+250r" on 35k blue, without a dot after first "250r" in surcharge (pos 19 of not inverted sheet), fresh, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce
886  B24-29
1922, "Philately for the Children", complete set of six, 1k orange, perf copy, position 15; 1k orange, left sheet margin imperf copy, position 11 of a complete sheet, both from the second printing; all other values are from the first printing, very fresh, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, Mi #185-89A, B, ?900
887  B29
1922, "Philately for the Children", 1k orange, bottom right corner margin imperforated copy, the first printing, position 25 of a cplt sheet, full OG, LH, VF, Mikulski certificate, Mi #185 IB, ?800
888 **   B30-33
1922, Rostov-on-Don issue, cplt set of 4, nice margins, fresh, no gum as issued, VF, Mi #1-4, ?180
889  B30
1922, Rostov-on-Don issue, 2000r green, two top margin copies, copies used on back part of an envelope, cancelled with Rostov "14.4.22" ds, VF, Mi #2, ?700
890 **   B38-42, B40a
1923, "Philately for Labor", complete set of 6, including surch "2r+2r" on thin paper, five stamps are sheet margin copies including the "key" value, bronze surch "1r+1r" with double frame var (position 9), extremely fresh, full OG, NH, VF and scarce in this sound condition
891  B39 var
1923, "Philately for Labor", gold surch 1r+1r on 10r black and brown, a stroke between first and second lines of surcharge, full OG, hinged, VF, Mikulski's expertizing mark
892  B40 var
1923, "Philately for Labor", bronze surch "2r+2r" on 250r violet, stamp has been printed from worn plate, resulting in changed design at the top right corner, fresh, full OG, LH, VF
893 **   B42
1923, "Philately for Labor", silver surcharge "4r+4r" on 5000r violet, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #214c
894  B49
1926, Lenin as a child, plate proof of 20k in black, printed on very thick chalk-surfaced paper, perf 12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare
895 **   B62/136
1977-80, Moscow Olympic Games, Golden Cities and Sports, complete set of 70 miniature sheets, housed in two large presentation albums with History of Modern Olympic Games, several certificates of Russian Officials and other background information, post office fresh condition, NH, VF, high C.v.
896 **   B168a var
1990, Moscow Zoo, imperforated block of 3 with label, post office fresh, NH, VF, Mi #6079U-81U
897 **   B175a var
1990, Philatelic Exhibition Armenia'90, inverted overprint on 1988 Armenian Earthquake Relief issue, bottom sheet margin block of 3 with label, positions 3-4/9-10 of not inverted sheet, NH, VF