Lots 500 - 523, Catalogue of Auction #31 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
500 **   149 var
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 35k ultra, bottom left corner margin block of 9, four stamps with completely omitted varnish lines variety, two stamps with these lines partly omitted, in addition part of the design of three stamps is printed on gum side due to foldover, NH, VF
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250.00
501  150 var
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 70k brown, varnish lines on both sides, full OG, LH, VF, Mi #150GII, 100
 
50.00
502  178 var
1921, 2r light brown, double impression, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, Mi #152DD
100.00
503  
1921, "Triumph of Proletarians", imperforated essay of unaccepted design of 100r in gray blue, raster printing on card, right sheet margin copy, fresh, no gum as issued, VF and very rare, Standard Collection Cat. #UD26
1000.00
504  182 var
1921, 200r pale gray, color variety from special printing, printed on ordinary paper, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
505 **   183d
1921, 250r dark violet, bottom right corner margin horizontal pair with double impression, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #158xDD, 400++
200.00
506  183
1921, proof of 250r in violet, printed from worn plate on gray thin card, fresh, no gum as issued, VF and scarce
300.00
507  187
1921, two plate proofs of 40r, various positions of watermark, first one is in dark greenish gray, the other one - in dark violet gray, full OG, LH or no gum as issued respectively, VF
100.00
508 **   191c
1922, black surcharge 5000r on 1r orange, block of four with surcharges on the right stamps only, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #171aF, 400++
300.00
509  192 var
1922, black surcharge 5000r on 2r, three stamps of distinctly different shades of basic stamps: pale brown, dark brown and red brown, fresh, full OG, LH or hinged, VF
150.00
510  192a
1922, inverted black surcharge 5000r on 2r light brown, full OG, VLH, F/VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee marking, Mi #172aK
100.00
511  194 var
1922, black surcharge 5000r on 20r ultra instead of blue, color variety, printed on ordinary paper, full OG, previously hinged, VF
75.00
512  194a var
1922, black surcharge 5000r on 20r blue instead of ultra, color variety, printed on thin paper, no dot after the last "R" in "RSFSR", LH, VF
150.00
513  194a var
1922, black surcharge 5000r on 20r blue instead of ultra, color variety, printed on thin paper, no dots after last "S" and "R" in "RSFSR", slightly creased original gum, fresh, LH, F/VF
150.00
514 **   195b var
1922, black surcharge (4.75mm spacing) 10,000r on 40r slate, large size, bottom sheet margin vertical pair, top stamp with broken "1" in surcharge (pos. 44), full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee marking, Mi #175aI PFI
75.00
515  195 var
1922, black surcharge (7mm spacing) 10,000r on 40r slate, two stamps of large and small size, full OG, LH, VF, Mi #175a IIX, Y, 150
120.00
516  195c var
1922, black surcharge (7mm spacing) 10,000r on 40r slate, small size stamp, vertical pair, top stamp with error "1,0000r" in surcharge, nice margins all around, very fresh, full OG, very light trace of hinge mark, VF and extremely rare error of surcharge on small size stamp
3000.00
517 **   200f var
1922, red surcharge with periods after letters 10,000r on 40r slate, large size stamp, vertical pair with surcharge placed between stamps, reduced margin at the top, otherwise fresh, NH, VF and spectacular item
750.00
518  201c
1922, blue black surcharge 7500r on 250r violet, printed on ordinary paper, full OG, LH, VF, Mi #180b xIII
100.00
519  201c
1922, blue black surcharge 7500r on 250r violet, printed on ordinary paper, bottom right corner margin copy, neat postal cancellation, VF and scarce used
150.00
520  205
1922, Coat of Arms, imperforated plate proof of 7500r in blue, printed on chalk-surfaced paper without watermark, tiny natural inclusion is mentioned for accuracy only, very fresh, full OG, NH, VF and rare
750.00
521 **/*   210 var
1922, black diagonal surcharge 100,000r on 250r violet, horizontal pair, basic stamps were heavy scratched during printing process, surcharges were placed over these scratches, full OG, NH or VLH, VF and very unusual rare item
150.00
522  210a
1922, inverted diagonal surcharge 100,000r on 250r violet, full OG, LH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee marking, ex-Vassilyev
150.00
523  149/241, B14/B41, C1

RSFSR issues - Outstanding Collection

1918-23, several hundred mostly mint stamps in a blue stockbook, postage, semi-postal and air post stamps in singles, tete-beche and gutter pairs, positional pieces and multiples, apparently all issues are presented, including numerous printing, paper and color shade varieties throughout, as well as some forgeries, mentioned as such. Condition is very fresh, full OG, NH or LH/hinged, F/VF or better, high potential collection
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1500.00