Lots 686 - 697, Catalogue of Auction #38 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
686 **   B5 var
1914, World War I Charity, 1k red and dark green, perforation 11 1/2, red color is shifted to the left, block of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
687  B7
1914, World War I Charity, reduced design imperforated plate proof of 7k in black, engraved printing on thin card, no gum as produced, VF, Mandrovski certificate
800.00
688  B7
1914, World War I Charity, reduced design imperforated plate proof of 7k in brown, engraved printing on thin card, no gum as produced, VF, Mandrovski certificate
800.00
689    B31
April 28, 1922, Rostov-on-Don Famine Relief 2,000r rose, used together with seven (one on reverse) Imperial and RSFSR adhesives on registered cover from Novocherkassk to Leipzig via Moscow, transit and arrival markings, VF and extremely rare, only a few covers appropriately franked by these stamps are known
10000.00
690  B42, B38-41, B40a
1923, "Philately for Labor", strongly shifted to the top silver surcharge "4r+4r" on 5000r violet, right sheet margin copy, slight diagonal gum crease at the bottom left corner, otherwise striking item is in excellent condition; in addition five stamps for completion of the set, all values have full OG, LH, VF
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1000.00
691  B39 var
1923, "Philately for Labor", gold surcharge "1r+1r" on 10r brown and black, basic stamp is printed on thin (0.05mm) paper, full OG, previously hinged, VF
150.00
692  B38/42
1923, "Philately for Labor", "complete" set of four proofs with surcharge in red, including surcharge "2r+2r" on thin paper, perfect condition, full OG, light traces of hinge, VF and rare assembly, expertized by Romeko
2000.00
693  B38-39
1923, "Philately for Labor", proof surcharge "1r+1r" in red, printed on a piece of yellowish paper, no gum as produced, VF
400.00
694    B39-41
1923, "Philately for Labor", six surcharged stamps used on registered cover from Losinoostrovskaya (Moscow Gub.) to Berlin, cancelled by "2.5.23" date stamp, registered label is affixed upon arrival to Germany, Berlin backstamp "5.8.23", VF and probably unique. These stamps were on sale for one day only and postal usage of those was permitted only on May 1, 1923.
6000.00
695 (*)   B56 var
1929, Child Welfare, 20k+2k dark brown and blue, perforation 10 1/2, bottom sheet margin copy, imperforated at the bottom between stamp and margin, 2mm repaired tear on the right, still fresh, unused, no gum, F/VF and very scarce perforation error in collectable condition, Mi #362B var
750.00
696 **   B62-105, B107-36
300.00
697 **   B168a
1990, Zoo Relief Fund, bottom right corner margin imperforated block of three plus label, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #6079-81U
300.00