Lots 922 - 998, Catalogue of Auction #28 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
922 **   C2-5, var
1923, "Fokker 111", two complete sets of 4, printed on ordinary and thin paper, full OG, stamp of 1r on ordinary paper is hinged on top margin only, all are NH, F/VF, Mi #XV-XVIIIx,y, ?332
100.00
923 **   C10-11
1927, Air Post Congress, complete set of 2, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #326-27
 
50.00
924 **   C12-13
1930, Zeppelin issue, complete set of 2, perforation 12 1/2, fresh, full OG, NH, F/VF, Mi #391A-92A, ?120
75.00
925  C12-13, a
1930, Zeppelin issue, two complete sets of 2, perforation 12 1/2 and perforation 10 1/2 respectively, full OG, VLH or LH, F/VF, Mi #390-91A, B, ?220
 
60.00
926 **   C12a-13a
1930, Zeppelin issue, complete set of 2, perforation 10 1/2, fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #391B-92B, ?160
100.00
927 **   C12b-13b
1930, Zeppelin issue, imperforated complete set of two, nice balanced margins, very fresh colors, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee markings, Mi #390C-91C, ?4,000
2000.00
928 **   C15-19
1931, Airships, imperforated complete set of 5, three of which are sheet margin copies, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #397C-401C, ?220
150.00
929  C15-19 var
1931, Airships, imperforated complete set of 5, stamp of 1r with "c" instead of "o" in "Pochta" variety, full OG, LH, VF
150.00
930    C15-19
May 15, 1931, Airships, complete set of 5, used on flown registered FDC to Berlin, all appropriate markings, VF
250.00
931 **   C20-25
1931-32, Airships, perforated complete set of 6, including engraved stamp of 15k, fresh, full OG, NH, F/VF
100.00
932 **   C23 var
1931, Airship over the Arctic Region, 50k brown, right sheet margin block of 6 (3x2), middle stamp of the top row has a dot inside "o" in "Direzhablestroenie", full OG, NH, VF, Mi #400A II
300.00
933 **   C23a
1931, Airship over the Arctic Region, 50k dark gray blue, error of color, left sheet margin copy, post office fresh, NH, VF and scarce in this pristine condition, Mi #400BXb
200.00
934  C23a
1931, Airship over the Arctic Region, 50k dark gray blue, error of color, usual centering, full OG, LH, fine, C.v. $200
100.00
935  C25a
1932, Airship, 15k gray black, engraved printing, perforation 10 1/2, neatly cancelled, nice centering, VF, Mi #406C, ?220
100.00
936 **   C26-29
1931, ice-breaker "Malygin", imperforated complete set of 4, all are sheet margin copies, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #402B-05B, ?200
150.00
937  C26-29
1931, ice-breaker "Malygin", imperforated complete set of 4, fresh, full OG, previously hinged, VF
 
60.00
938  C30-33
1931, ice-breaker "Malygin", complete set of 4, perforation L12 1/2, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $130
 
75.00
939    C29, C30-32
1948, ice-breaker "Malygin", four stamps, including three perforated and one imperforated, used on registered flown cover from Moscow to England (Barry's correspondence), minor toning on stamps perforation only, otherwise fresh and VF
150.00
940 **   C34-35
1932, International Polar Year, complete set of 2, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #410A, 411B
100.00
941 **   C37-39
1933, Stratostat "USSR", complete set of 3, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #453-55, ?360
250.00
942  C37-39
1933, Stratostat "USSR", complete set of 3, fresh, full OG, hinged, F/VF, C.v. $116
 
100.00
943 **   C40-44
1934, Civil Aviation, complete set of 5, printed on watermarked paper, fresh and choice, full OG, NH, F/VF, Mi #462-66
250.00
944  C40-44
1934, Civil Aviation, complete set of 5, printed on watermarked paper, fresh, full OG, LH, F/VF, C.v. $124.50
 
100.00
945 **   C45-49
1934, Civil Aviation, complete set of 5, printed on paper without watermark, perfect condition, full OG, NH, F/VF, Mi #462Z-66Z, ?280
200.00
946  C45-49
1934, Civil Aviation, complete set of 5, printed on paper without watermark, fresh, full OG, LH, F/VF, C.v. $120
 
100.00
947  C50-52
1934, the Stratosphere Disaster, complete set of 3, fresh, full OG, hinged, F/VF, C.v. #76.50
 
60.00
948  C50a
1934, I. Usyskin, 5k claret, perforation 14, fresh, full OG, LH, VF, expertized by Rossica
100.00
949 **   C53-57
1934, Airships, complete set of 5, fresh colors and intact perforation, full OG, NH, F/VF
300.00
950  C53-57
1934, Airships, complete set of 5, all with vertical position of watermark, fresh, full OG, LH, F/VF, Mi #483X-87X, ?440
 
200.00
951 **   C53 var
1934, Airship "Pravda", 5k red orange, a dot inside first "C" in "CCCP" variety, full OG, NH, F/VF
100.00
952 **   C54-57
1934, Airships, 10k-30k, complete set of 4, all with horizontal position of watermark, excellent condition, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #484Y-87Y, ?1,400
500.00
953 **   C58-67
1935, Chelyuskin Rescue, complete set of 10, all with horizontal position of watermark, except 40k stamp, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #499-508
500.00
954  C58-67
1935, Chelyuskin Rescue, complete set of 10,nice and fresh, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF
250.00
955    542, C39, C54, C67
1935, registered flown cover from Moscow to Berne, franked with four adhesives, including three air post stamps, two of which are high values of "Stratostat USSR" and "Chelyuskin Rescue", met postal rate of85k, all appropriate markings, VF and rare franking
400.00
956    549, C39, C50, C66
1935, four stamps, including three air post values used on registered flown cover from Moscow to Berne, met 85k appropriate postal rate, arrival ds on reverse, VF and scarce
250.00
957    550, C52, C65
1935, Anti-War Propaganda, 35k carmine, Chelyuskin Rescue, 30k green, both are the "key" stamps of the sets; and P. Fedoseinko, 20k ultra, the high value of the set, used together on registered flown cover from Moscow to Berne, met appropriate postal rate of 85k, postmarked on arrival, VF and very rare franking
500.00
958 **   C68
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, surcharge from position 20, nice centering, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee marking, Mi #527X, ?750
300.00
959  C68
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, position 21, fresh and choice, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee marking, C.v. $250
200.00
960  C68
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, position 20, used on piece with neat Moscow ds, VF, Mi #527, ?800
200.00
961  C68b
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, small "f" variety, position 9, fresh, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee marking, C.v. $350
300.00
962 **/*   C68-C68b
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, block of 4, two bottom stamps with small "f" variety in surcharge, positions 2-3/7-8, excellent centering and perforation, extremely fresh, full OG, very lightly hinged at the top left and bottom right stamps, two others are NH, XF, and rare multiple, Soviet Philatelic guarantee markings on each stamp
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7500.00
963    C68
1935, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, commercially used on First Day registered flown cover from Moscow to San Francisco, tied with "3.8.35" ds, San Francisco "Aug.16.1935" arrival and all appropriate markings, light vertical cover fold and violet ink spot on stamp, otherwise VF and extremely rare, only a few real FDC of this stamp are known to exist, Mi #527, ?11,000++
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5000.00
964 **   C69-75
1937, Aviation Exhibition, complete set of 7, printed on white paper, full OG, NH, F/VF, Mi #571y-77y, C.v. $125
 
75.00
965 **   C75a
1937, Aviation Exhibition, souvenir sheet of 4, very fresh and choice, full OG, NH, VF, Mi Bl.#3, ?180
120.00
966  C75a
1937, Aviation Exhibition, souvenir sheet of 4, nice and fresh, full OG, VLH, VF, C.v. $125
 
75.00
967 **   C77-79
1944, the Stratosphere Disaster, complete set of three in blocks of 4, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #892-94, ?96++
 
40.00
968 **   C92 var
1955, Pane over Mountains, 2r black and green, perforation L12 1/2, bottom left corner margin block of 4, NH, VF
 
40.00
969 **   C97 var
1956, Arctic Camp, 1r multicolored, yellow color is completely omitted, fresh, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
970 **   CO1

Air Post Official stamps

1922, red surcharge (type III) 12m on Imperial Consular stamp 2.25r, fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee marking, Mi #1 V, ?100
 
60.00
971  CO1
1922, red surcharge (type II) 12m on Imperial Consular stamp 2.25r, fresh, full OG, LH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee marking, Mi #1 III, ?80
 
50.00
972 **   CO2
1922, red surcharge (type II) 24m on Imperial Consular stamp 3r, fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee marking, Mi #2 III, ?100
 
60.00
973  CO2
1922, red surcharge (type II) 24m on Imperial Consular stamp 3r, fresh, full OG, LH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee marking, Mi #2 III, ?80
 
50.00
974  CO3
1922, red surcharge (type I) 120m on Imperial Consular stamp 2.25r, fresh, full OG, hinged, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee marking, Mi #3 I, ?90
 
60.00
975  CO3
1922, red surcharge (type V) 120m on Imperial Consular stamp 2.25r, fresh, position 13, full OG, hinged, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee marking, Mi #3 IV, ?180
100.00
976  CO4
1922, red surcharge (type II) 600m on Imperial Consular stamp 3r, fresh, full OG, LH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee marking, Mi #4 III, ?130
100.00
977  CO5
1922, red surcharge (type I) 1200m on Imperial Consular stamp 10k, fresh, full OG, hinged, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee marking, Mi #5 I, ?400
500.00
978  CO7
1922, red surcharge (type II) 1200m on Imperial Consular stamp 2.25r, fresh, full OG, light trace of hinge, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee marking, Mi #7 III, ?950
800.00
979  CO8
1922, red surcharge (type II) 1200m on Imperial Consular stamp 3r, fresh, full OG, hinged, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee marking, Mi #8 III, ?1,200
1000.00
980  

Air Fleet Charity and Propaganda Labels
Two Pages Collection

1924-32, 29 Air Fleet labels, including 14 All-Union O.D.V.F. stamps, also Leningrad, Crimea, Kremenchug, Odessa, Sverdlovsk and etc. issues, minor flaws are possible, mostly fresh, F/VF
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300.00
981    

Soviet Pioneer Flight covers and postcards

July 25-29, 1922, Early Flight registered cover from Moscow to Berlin via Koenigsberg, franked with fourteen stamps on reverse, two-line red "Mit Luftpost befordert. Koenigsberg(Pr.) 1",Berlin "29.7.22" arrival ds on the back, VF
200.00
982    
July 18-22, 1923, Early Flight pre-printed registered cover from Moscow to Berlin via Koenigsberg, franked with three RSFSR stamps of 10r gray on reverse, two-line red "Mit Luftpost befordert. Koenigsberg(Pr.)1", Berlin"22.7.23" arrival ds on the back, VF
150.00
983    
October 1, 1923, Early Flight registered cover from Moscow to Berlin via Koenigsberg, franked with three RSFSR stamps of 20r violet on reverse, two-line red "Mit Luftpost befordert. Koenigsberg (Pr.) 1", VF
150.00
984    
May 23-28, 1924, Early Flight cover from Moscow to Paris via Berlin and Koenigsberg, franked with a complete surcharged set of "Fokker 111", two line red "Mit Luftpost befordert. Koenigsberg (Pr.) 1", Paris arrival ds is alongside, VF
150.00
985    
August 26, 1932, First Flight "Franz Josef Land - Arkhangelsk" postcard and cover, both addressed to Vienna, franked with International Polar Year 50k carmine and 1r green respectively, triangle flight cachet and all appropriate markings, VF
200.00
986    
March 1-3, 1933, Early Flight registered cover from Moscow to Hanover via Koenigsberg, nicely franked with four stamps, boxed two-line Koenigsberg transit and Hanover "3.3.33" arrival ds on reverse, VF
100.00
987    

Catapult Flight

October 1-2, 1933, Catapult Flight registered cover from Leningrad to New York, franked with four Soviet Union stamps, cancelled by "Leningrad - Berlin 24.IX.33" special postal marking, upon arrival to Berlin uprated with six German adhesives, s/s "Bremen" violet confirmation cachet, NYC "10.2.1933" arrival ds, VF
500.00
988    

Soviet Union Zeppelin Flights

September 10-11, 1930, Zeppelin Moscow Flight stationery illustrated postcard 5k brown, uprated with four stamps, cancelled by special ds, Friedrichshafen "11.9.30" arrival marking, VF and scarce non-Zeppelin franking, Sieger #85D
250.00
989    
September 10-11, 1930, Zeppelin Moscow Flight cover to Hamburg, franked with three stamps, cancelled by special ds, Friedrichshafen "11.9.30" arrival marking on reverse, VF and scarce, Sieger #85D
250.00
990    
July 24-31, 1931, Zeppelin North Pole Flight postcard and cover, franked altogether with ice-breaker "Malygin" imperforated complete set of 4, red flight cachet and all appropriate markings, VF, Sieger #120Aa, 120Bb, ?250
250.00
991    
July 26-27, 1931, Zeppelin North Pole Flight registered cover from Leningrad to ice-breaker "Malygin", franked with "Malygin" imperforated complete set of 4, two flight cachet, ice-breaker "27.VII.31" dropped ds, Vienna arrival marking, VF and rare, Sieger #120Bc, ?1,500
750.00
992    
August 28-September 1, 1932, Zeppelin 5th South America Flight registered postcard from Moscow to Brasil, franked with three Airship stamps, Friedrichshafen connection, violet flight cachet, Pernambuco "1.IX.32"arrival ds, VF and rare, Sieger #171A
750.00
993    
September 12-17, 1932, Zeppelin 6th South America Flight registered postcard from Moscow to Argentina, franked with two regular values, red Stuttgart connection, green flight cachet, Buenos Aires "17.SEP.32" arrival ds, VF and rare, Michel #275c, Sieger #177 var, Soviet correspondence of this flight with Stuttgart connection marking is not listed either in Michel or Sieger Cat.
750.00
994    
October 9-13, 1932, Zeppelin 8th South America Flight registered special delivery cover from Moscow to Canal Zone, franked with three stamps, Berlin connection, red flight cachet, Pernambuco "13.X.32" dropped marking, NYC transit and Cristobal arrival ds, VF and rare, Michel #282b, Sieger #189 var, Soviet correspondence of this flight with Berlin connection marking is not listed either in Michel or Sieger Cat.
750.00
995    
September 2-6, 1933, Zeppelin 6th South America Flight registered cover from Moscow to Brasil, franked with three air post stamps, red Berlin connection, black flight cachet, Pernambuco "6.IX.33" arrival ds, VF and rare, Michel #333b, Sieger #229 var
750.00
996    
October 13-17, 1934, Zeppelin 10th South America Flight registered postcard from Moscow to Brasil, franked with two stamps, Berlin connection, Friedrichshafen dispatch, red flight cachet, Pernambuco "17.X.34" arrival ds, VF and rare, Michel #410b, Sieger #280A var
750.00
997 **   E1-3

Special Delivery stamps

1932, Postal Transports, complete set of 3, unusually well centered, almost without usual gum creases, post office fresh, NH, VF
100.00
998    E3
1937, locomotive 80k green, used together with six other values on registered cover from Moscow to Berne, met appropriate postal rate, arrival ds on reverse, VF and scarce franking
200.00