Lots 678 - 717, Catalogue of Auction #31 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
678 **   C1
1922, red plane overprint on 45r green and black, right sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
679    C1
November 23, 1922, registered flown cover from Moscow to Berlin, franked on reverse by twelve stamps, including red plane overprint on 45r black and green, boxed "Mit Luftpost", Berlin "30.11.22" arrival marking, VF and scarce, Mi #200x, ?5,000
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1000.00
680    C6-9
1924, "Fokker 111", surcharged issue, complete set of 4, used on registered flown cover from Moscow to Berlin, in addition another stamp of 10k on 5r green is placed on reverse, all appropriate markings, VF
100.00
681 **   C10-11
1927, Air Post Congress, complete set of two, stamp of 15k with "C" in CCCP touched outer frame, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
682 **   C12-13
1930, Zeppelin issue, complete set of two, perforation 12 1/2, stamp of 80k has right sheet margin, full OG, NH, F/VF
 
75.00
683 **   C12-13
1930, Zeppelin issue, perforation 12 1/2, complete set in blocks of four, perfect centering and intact perforation, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF
750.00
684  C12-13, a
1930, Zeppelin issue, two complete sets of two, perforation 12 1/2 and 10 1/2, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF
 
75.00
685 **   C15-19
1931, Airships, imperforated complete set of five, nice margins, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #397-401C
250.00
686  C15-19, C20-25, C22a
1931-32, Airships, perforated and imperforated complete sets, including 20k stamp in pale red and 15k engraved printing, fresh, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF
 
150.00
687 **   C25, b
1932, Airships, 15k gray, engraved printing, two stamps, perforation 12 1/2 and 14 1/2 respectively, full OG, NH, F/VF
 
75.00
688  C25c
1932, Dirigible over Dnieper Dam, 15k grayish black, engraved printing, horizontal imperforated pair, nice margins, full OG, light trace of hinge mark, VF and rare, Raritan Stamps guarantee (2004)
5000.00
689 **   C26-29
1931, Ice-Breaker "Malygin", imperforated complete set of four, nice margins, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #402-05B, ?200
150.00
690 **   C34-35
1932, International Polar Year, complete set in blocks of four, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #410A, 411B, ?640++
600.00
691  C37-39
1933, Stratostat "USSR", complete set of three, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF
120.00
692  C40-44
1934, Civil Aviation, complete set of five, printed on watermarked paper, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF
150.00
693 **   C42 var
1934, Civil Aviation, 20k carmine rose, block of 4, printed on paper with vertical position of watermark, post office fresh, NH, VF and rare multiple, Mi #464X, ?1,280++
750.00
694 **   C45-49
1934, Civil Aviation, complete set of five, printed on paper without watermark, perfect condition, full OG, NH, F/VF, Mi #462-66Z, ?280
250.00
695  C45-49
1934, Civil Aviation, complete set of five, printed on paper without watermark, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF
 
120.00
696  C50-52
1934, the Stratosphere Disaster, complete set of three, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF
100.00
697  C50-52
1934, the Stratosphere Disaster, complete set in blocks of 18 (3x6), one stamp of 5k has small thin, cancelled to order, full OG, mostly VF
 
200.00
698 **   C53-57
1934, Airships, complete set of five, stamp of 5k has vertical position of watermark, all others have horizontal position of watermark variety, excellent condition, full OG, NH, F/VF, Mi #483X, 484-87Y, ?1,500
500.00
699  C53-57
1934, Airships, complete set of five, full OG, LH, F/VF, Mi #483-87, ?440
200.00
700 **   C58-67
1935, Chelyuskin Rescue, complete set of ten, stamp of 40k has vertical position of watermark, all others have horizontal position of watermark variety, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #507X, 499/508Y
1000.00
701  C58-67
1935, Chelyuskin Rescue, complete set of ten, nice and fresh, full OG, LH, F/VF, Mi #499-508
400.00
702  C68
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k black brown, perfect centering, full OG, LH, VF, Mi #527
300.00
703 **   C69-75
1937, Aviation Exhibition, complete set of seven, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $125
100.00
704 **   C75a
1937, Aviation Exhibition, imperforated souvenir sheet of four, post office fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF, Mi Block 3
150.00
705 **   C75a
1937, Aviation Exhibition, imperforated souvenir sheet of four, creamy stripes on gum, full OG, NH, VF appearance, C.v. $125 as hinged
 
100.00
706    C75a
1938, Aviation Exhibition, souvenir sheet of four, used on registered cover from Moscow to New York, addressed to Kessler, all appropriate markings, VF and rare, Mi Block 3, ?500
750.00
707  CO1

Air Post Consular Official stamps

1922, red surcharge (type I) 12m on Imperial Consular stamp 2.25r, appropriate black roller cancellation, negligible perforation irregularities, still VF and scarce, expertized by Rosselevitch
250.00
708 **   CO2
1922, red surcharge (type I) 24m on Imperial Consular stamp 3r, insignificant gum crease, fresh, full OG, NH, VF
 
50.00
709    C8-9

Soviet Union Pioneer Flights

October 30, 1924, First Flight cover from Moscow to Tehran, franked by two air post stamps, boxed confirmation cachet and all appropriate markings, VF
150.00
710    
October 1-2, 1933, "Bremen" Catapult Flight mixed franking registered cover from Leningrad to New York, franked by three Soviet Union stamps, cancelled "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
711    397

Zeppelin Flights

September 10-11, 1930, Zeppelin Moscow Flight PPC, franked by peasant 50k blue, tied with special ds, Friedrichshafen "11.9.30" arrival marking, VF and scarce single non-Zeppelin franking, Sieger #85D
200.00
712    
September 10-11, 1930, Zeppelin Moscow Flight registered cover, franked by three regular stamps, tied with special marking, Friedrichshafen "11.9.30" arrival ds, VF, Sieger #85D
200.00
713    C26-29
July 25-31, 1931, Zeppelin North Pole Flight registered postcard and registered cover, franked by "Malygin" imperforated complete set of 4, cancelled with ice-breaker "18.VII.31" special marking, two flight cachet, Friedrichshafen "31.7.31" arrival ds, VF, Sieger #120Aa, 120Ab, ?250
200.00
714    C26-29
July 25-27, 1931, Zeppelin North Pole Flight registered postcard and registered cover, both sent from Leningrad to ice-breaker "Malygin", franked with "Malygin" imperforated complete set of 4, two flight markings, ice-breaker "27.VII.31" dropped ds, VF, Sieger #120Ba, 120Bb, ?250
200.00
715    C26-29
July 25-27, 1931, Zeppelin North Pole Flight pre-printed registered cover from Leningrad to ice-breaker "Malygin", franked by "Malygin" imperforated complete set of 4, two flight cachet, ice-breaker "27.VII.31"dropped ds, Braunschweig arrival marking, VF and rare, Sieger #120Bc, ?1,500
750.00
716    C30-33
July 25-27, 1931, Zeppelin North Pole Flight pre-printed registered cover from Leningrad to ice-breaker "Malygin", franked by "Malygin" perforated complete set of 4, two flight cachet, ice-breaker "27.VII.31"dropped ds, VF and scarce, Sieger #120Ca, ?1,300
750.00
717    C7-8, C34, E2
October 9-13, 1932, Zeppelin Eighth South America Flight registered postcard to Brazil, franked by four air post stamps, Berlin connection, red flight cachet, Pernambuco "13.X.32" arrival marking, VF, Sieger #189B
750.00