Lots 514 - 538, Catalogue of Auction #33 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
514 **   149 var
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 35k ultra, bottom left corner margin block of nine, 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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400.00
515 **   149 var
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 35k ultra, top left corner margin pair, top perforation is shifted for 7mm, full OG, NH, VF and spectacular perforation error
250.00
516 **   149 var
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 35k bright blue, color variety, block of four, full OG, NH, F/VF
500.00
517 **   149a
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 35k ultra, left sheet margin imperforated copy, minor gum wrinkles on margin only, the stamp is in perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
518  150 var
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 70k brown, varnish lines on both sides, full OG, LH, VF, Mi #150 G2, 100
75.00
519 **   150 var
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 70k brown, three side margin block of 20 (10x2), imperforated at the top between stamps and margin, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #150Uo
2500.00
520    150
1919, a page from Insured Parcel Log Book of Petrograd Dispatch Office No.3, contains five receipts of insured mailings, each is bearing on reverse three, four, five or seven stamps, including two of "Sword Breaking Chain"70k brown, insignificant flaws, F/VF and rare item
500.00
521  180 var
1921, Symbols of Agriculture and Industry, 20r light ultra instead of blue, color variety, printed on ordinary paper, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
522  181a var
1921, 100r orange brown, special printing, printed on thin paper, full OG, VLH, VF, Soviet Trade guarantee marking
100.00
523 **   182 var
1921, 200r olive instead of brown, special printing on ordinary paper, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
524  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
525  194 var
1922, black surcharge 5000r on 20r ultra instead of blue, color variety, printed on ordinary paper, full OG, previously hinged, VF
100.00
526  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
527  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", gum is slightly creased, still fresh, full OG, LH, F/VF
150.00
528  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
529  195c var
1922, black surcharge (7mm spacing) 10,000r on 40r slate, small size stamp, vertical pair, top stamp with error "1,0000r" of 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
530 **   200f var
1922, red surcharge with periods after letters 10,000r on 40r slate, large size, vertical pair with surcharge placed between stamps, reduced margin at the top, otherwise fresh, full OG, NH, VF and spectacular item
750.00
531  201c
1922, blue black surcharge 7500r on 250r violet, printed on ordinary paper, full OG, LH, VF, Mi #180b xIII
100.00
532 **/*   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, unusual and rare item
200.00
533 **   210a var
1922, inverted diagonal surcharge 100,000r on 250r violet, "ruv" instead of "rub" variety of surcharge, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #190 xIIK
200.00
534 **   216 var
1922-23, litho "Star" surcharge 5r on 20k blue and carmine, varnish lines omitted, pane of 25 with complete margins, control mark "4" at the bottom right corner, minor perf separations, full OG, NH, except one stamp - VLH, VF
500.00
535 **/*   220a var
1922-23, inverted typo "Star" surcharge 40r on 15k red violet and blue, top right corner margin block of nine, upper left stamp has "13" instead of "15" at the top left value tablet, full OG, NH or VLH (2), F/VF
500.00
536 **   222b
1922-23, typo double "Star" surcharge 200r on 15k red violet and blue, horizontal pair, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee markings on each stamp
200.00
537 **   224
1922-23, litho "Star" surcharge 20r on 15k red violet and blue, top sheet margin imperforated copy, absolutely perfect quality, full OG, NH - very light trace of hinge mark on margin only, VF and very rare, Mikulski certificate, Mi #202 BI
5000.00
538    75, 76
March 8, 1923, registered cover from Donguz (Saratov Oblast) to Rybinsk, franked on reverse by 65 Imperial stamps, including sixty of 3k and five of 4k, met altogether 2rub postal rate, undelivered, forwarded to Moscow and then to Yaroslavl', all appropriate markings, VF and interesting cover
100.00