Lots 697 - 731, Catalogue of Auction #37 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
697    C10-11
1927, Air Post Congress, four values, including a complete set of two, used on registered flown cover from Moscow to Paris, postmarked on arrival, VF
150.00
698 **/*   C12b-13b
1930, Zeppelin issue, imperforated complete set in vertical pairs, fresh and nice in all aspects, full OG, NH (bottom stamp of 40k pair) or previously hinged, VF and scarce, Mikulski certificate, C.v. $10,000++
7500.00
699 **   C22 var
1931, Airship over Red Square, 20k dull red, stamp ink absorbed through porous paper, so-called "cotton" paper, horizontal pair, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
500.00
700  C23a
1931, Airship over the Arctic Region, 50k gray blue, error of color, full OG, trace of hinge, F/VF, Mi #400 BXb
400.00
701 **   C26-29
1931, Ice-Breaker "Malygin", imperforated complete set of four, even to large margins, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #402B-05B
200.00
702  C26-29
1931, Ice-Breaker "Malygin", imperforated complete set of four, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
703 **   C34-35a
1932, International Polar Year, complete set of two, both stamps have perforation 12 1/2, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
704  C37
1933, Stratostat "USSR", imperforated trial color proof of 5k in dark blue, very close to issued color, full OG, previously hinged, VF and rare
5000.00
705  C40-44
1934, Civil Aviation, complete set of five, printed on watermarked paper, full or large part of OG (80k), previously hinged, F/VF
200.00
706  C45-49
1934, Civil Aviation, complete set of five, printed on paper without watermark, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF
200.00
707  C45-49
1934, Civil Aviation, trial color imperforated proofs, complete set of five in various colors, printed on paper without watermark, no gum as produced, VF and scarce assembly, proofs of 5k and 10k with APES certificates
5000.00
708 **   C50-52
1934, the Stratosphere Disaster, complete set of three, nicely centered and very fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #480-82
300.00
709  C52
1934, P. Fedoseinko, imperforated trial color proof of 20k in dark violet brown, full OG, LH, VF and rare, Mikulski certificate
5000.00
710  C53-57
1934, Airships, complete set of five, fresh, full OG, LH or hinged, mostly VF, C.v. $1,025
400.00
711 **   C58-67
1935, Chelyuskin Rescue, complete set of ten, practically without usual gum creases, overall nice and post office fresh, full OG, NH, F/VF or better, difficult set in never hinged condition
1500.00
712 **   C68
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, surcharge position 17, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee marking, Wassmann certificate
1500.00
713 **   C68
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, surcharge position 23, full OG, NH, VF, Georg Buhler guarantee marking
1500.00
714  C68
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, broken "5" in "1935", surcharge position 15, full OG, LH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee marking
1000.00
715 **   C68b
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, small "f" variety of surcharge, position 9, perfect stamp in every respect, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee marking
2500.00
716  C68b
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, small "f" variety of surcharge, position 6, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Mi #527 I
1500.00
717  C68b
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, small "f" variety of surcharge, position 7, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee marking, Raybaudi certificate
1500.00
718 **   C69-75
1937, Aviation Exhibition, complete set of seven, stamp of 1r has tiny spot of gum inclusion invisible from the face, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $350
200.00
719 **/*   C69-75
1937, Aviation Exhibition, complete set in blocks of four, blocks of 20k and 50k has one stamp with tiny natural inclusion, fresh condition, full OG, NH (two or three blocks have very light traces of hinge on two stamps), VF
1500.00
720 **   C74 var
1937, Airplane, 80k blue, brown and orange, traces of word "Gor’kiy" on wings of airplane, block of four, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
721 **   C75a
1937, Aviation Exhibition, imperforated souvenir sheet of four, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF, Mi Block 3
300.00
722  C75a
1937, Aviation Exhibition, imperforated souvenir sheet of four, full OG, light trace of hinges, VF, C.v. $150
100.00
723    C75a
1938, Aviation Exhibition, souvenir sheet of four, used on registered cover from Moscow to New York, addressed to F. Kessler, all appropriate markings, VF and scarce
750.00
724  C86 var
1948, Airplane over the Far East, 1r blue, left sheet margin copy, imperforated on the left between stamp and margin, postal cancellation, VF and scarce perforation error, Mi #1405Ul
750.00
725  C96 var
1955, "North Pole - Moscow" Flight, horizontal pair, left stamp with wide space between "Sev" and "Polus", right one has no dash in front of "Moskva", CTO with full OG, VF
100.00
726  CO1-4

Air Post Official stamps

1922, lot of four stamps, 12mk on 2.25r (type II), 24mk on 3r (type I), 120mk on 2.25r (type III), 600mk on 3r (type II), full OG, previously hinged, VF, each stamp has Soviet Philatelic guarantee on reverse, C.v. $650
600.00
727  CO5
1922, surcharge (type IV) 1200mk on Consular Fee stamp 10k, surcharge position 14, full OG, light trace of hinge, VF and scarce, only two stamps of type IV per printer's sheet, expertized by Bloch, Soviet Philatelic guarantee on reverse
1000.00
728 **   CO8
1922, surcharge (type III) 1200mk on Consular Fee stamp 3r, surcharge position 25, full OG, NH, VF, expertized by Bloch and others
2500.00
729    

Catapult Flight

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
730    C30-33

Zeppelin Flights

July 25-27, 1931, Zeppelin North Pole Flight registered cover to Moscow, franked by ice-breaker "Malygin" perforated complete set of four, cancelled with Leningrad special marking, ice-breaker"27.VII.31" dropped ds and all appropriate markings, VF, Si #120Ca, €1,300
750.00
731    C21-23
September 10-15, 1932, Zeppelin 6th South America Flight registered postcard to Brazil, franked by three Airship values, red Stuttgart connection, green flight cachet, Pernambuco "15.IX.32" arrival ds, VF and scarce, Michel #275c, Sieger #177 var
800.00