Lots 698 - 738, Catalogue of Auction #38 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
698  C7a
1924, "Fokker 111", surcharge 10k on 5r green, wide "5" variety, neat postal cancellation, VF, Mi #268 II, Scott C.v. $1,000
750.00
699  C8a
1924, "Fokker 111", inverted surcharge 15k on 1r red brown, full OG, VLH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee on reverse, C.v. $2,000
1500.00
700    C10-11
1931, International Air Post Conference, complete set in blocks of four used on two registered covers from Leningrad to USA, the cover bearing block of 15k is uprated for air mail delivery by five stamps, all appropriate markings, mostly VF
250.00
701  C17 var
1931, Airship over Kremlin, 20k dark carmine, imperforated copy with vertical position of watermark "Borders and Rosettes", full OG, VLH, VF and scarce watermark variety
500.00
702 **   C23a
1931, Airship over the Arctic Region, 50k dark gray blue, error of color, partial stamp design offset on reverse, excellent centering and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF
750.00
703 **   C23a
1931, Airship over the Arctic Region, 50k dark gray blue, error of color, block of four, perfect condition in every respect, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple
10000.00
704  C25a
1932, Airship, 15k gray black, engraved stamp, perforation 10 1/2, full OG, light trace of hinge, fine and rare perforation variety in mint condition, Mi #406C
2500.00
705 **   C25b
1932, Airship, 15k gray black, perforation 14 1/2, two copies of different sizes, full OG, NH and fine, Mi #406B
100.00
706    C20-24, C25b
1949, Airships, complete set of five, including vertical pair of 15k gray blue with double perforation between stamps and engraved 15k gray black with perforation 14 1/2, used on registered flown cover from Moscow to England (Barry's correspondence), blue crayon lines on both sides upon arrival, VF and scarce
500.00
707 **   C26-29
1931, Ice-Breaker "Malygin", imperforated complete set of four, nice balanced margins, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #402B-05B
150.00
708  C34b
1932, International Polar Year, 50k carmine, perforation 10 1/2x12, neat cancellation, perfectly centered flawless copy, VF and extremely rare perforation variety, which is known only in used condition, Mikulski certificate, Mi #410C
15000.00
709  C45-49
1934, Civil Aviation, complete set of five, printed on paper without watermark, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF
200.00
710  C45
1934, Civil Aviation, imperforated trial color proof of 10k in brown, design is partly missing at the bottom, no gum as produced, NH, VF and spectacular piece, expertized by Mikulski
1000.00
711 **   C50-52
1934, the Stratosphere Disaster, complete set of three, nice and clean, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #480-82
200.00
712  C53-57
1934, Airships, complete set of five, flawless in all respects, full OG, light traces of hinge, F/VF, C.v. $1,025
400.00
713  C58-67
1935, Chelyuskin Rescue, complete set of ten, fresh and nice, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF
750.00
714 **   C68
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, surcharge position 13, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee marking, C.v. $2,500
1000.00
715 **   C68
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, surcharge position 23, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee marking, Mi #527
1000.00
716 **/*   C68, b
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, vertical pair with surcharge positions 4/9, bottom stamp has small "f" variety of surcharge, full OG, NH or hinged (top stamp), VF and scarce, Soviet Philatelic guarantee marking
5000.00
717 **   C69-75
1937, Aviation Exhibition, complete set of seven, stamp of 80k has traces of word "Gor’kiy" on wings of airplane, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
718 **   C75a
1937, Aviation Exhibition, imperforated souvenir sheet of four, perfect condition with original sheet protector, full OG, NH, VF, Mi Block 3
250.00
719 **   C75a
1937, Aviation Exhibition, imperforated souvenir sheet of four, post office fresh condition with original sheet protector, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
720    C76-76D
1939, Aviation Day, complete set of five, used on registered cover from Moscow to New York via London, boxed "Par avion jusq'a London", arrival ds, F/VF
150.00
721 **   C95-96 var
1955, "North Pole - Moscow", red overprints on air post regular values, complete set of two in horizontal pairs, left stamps with wide space between "Sev." and "Polius", right ones without dash in front of"Moscow", perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #1789-90 var
1500.00
722 */(*)   C12/76D

Small Lot of Air Post issues

1930-39, eight mint complete sets on a stockcard, including Zeppelin issues, Malygin, Polar Year, Civil Aviation (no watermark), generally fresh, full OG or unused, expertly regummed, F/VF or better, C.v. $1,760
750.00
723    C8-9

First Flight covers

October 30, 1924, First Flight cover from Moscow to Tehran, franked by two air post stamps, boxed confirmation cachet and all appropriate markings, traces of hinges on reverse, still VF
150.00
724    C6-8, C11
September 19-22, 1928, "Dobroliot" First Flight pre-printed cover from Moscow to Irkutsk, franked by four air post stamps, violet "Dobroliot" confirmation cachet and Irkutsk "22.9.28" arrival ds on reverse, VF
500.00
725    
May 5-28, 1931, First Flight Colombian stationery cover on line "Leningrad - Berlin", franked by five Soviet Union stamps, delivered by sea to Buenaventura, upon arrival to Colombia uprated by six adhesives, posted into SCADTA Flight to Cali, all appropriate markings, Cali "28.V.1931" arrival ds, VF
350.00
726    C34-35
August 26-28, 1932, First Polar Flight "Franz Josef Land - Arkhangelsk" cover to Moscow, franked by International Polar Year complete set of two, triangle red flight cachet and all appropriate markings, VF
250.00
727    C34-35
August 26-28, 1932, First Polar Flight "Franz Josef Land - Arkhangelsk" postcard and cover, both addressed to Moscow, franked by International Polar Year stamps of 50k and 1r respectively, triangle red flight cachet and all appropriate markings, VF
200.00
728    595
June 30-July 1, 1939, PAA "Clipper" First Direct Flight "Eire - Newfoundland - Canada - USA" cover with final destination to Honolulu, franked by Pushkin issue 1r green, upon arrival to London uprated by two Great Britain regular values, boxed "North Atlantic Air Service" two-line confirmation marking, New York "Jul.1.1939" arrival ds, VF and the only known Soviet Union dispatch on this flight
1250.00
729    684-85
February 10-11, 1941, Aeroflot First Flight registered cover on line "Moscow - Minsk - Vilnius - Kaunas - Riga", franked by two Balloons and Planes stamps, backstamped "11.2.1941" in Riga, VF, very few flown
300.00
730    

Catapult Flight covers

September 10, 1931, "Europa" Catapult Flight mixed franking registered postcard from Leningrad to New York, franked by three Soviet Union stamps, cancelled "Leningrad - Berlin 2.IX.31" special flight marking, upon arrival to Berlin uprated with four German adhesives, Berlin connection, s/s "Europa" violet confirmation cachet, NYC "Sep.9.1931" arrival ds, VF, Haberer Cat. #69, rank "Lp" (rarity)
750.00
731    
September 21, 1931, "Bremen" Catapult Flight mixed franking registered cover from Leningrad to New York, franked by four Soviet Union stamps, cancelled "Leningrad - Berlin 11.IX.31" special flight marking, upon arrival to Berlin uprated with German Eagle 50pf orange brown, tied by Mophila Exhibition cancel, Berlin connection, s/s "Bremen" red confirmation cachet, NYC "Sep.21.1931" arrival ds, VF, Haberer Cat. #72, rank "Lp" (rare), the last Catapult Flight on this plane, which was crashed into ocean during next flight, expertized by Mikulski
1000.00
732    
October 1-2, 1933, Catapult Flight registered cover from Leningrad to New York, franked by four Soviet Union stamps, posted into "Leningrad - Berlin" Flight, upon arrival to Berlin uprated with six German adhesives, s/s "Bremen" violet confirmation cachet, NYC "10.2.1933" arrival ds, VF
500.00
733    

Dornier "DO-X" Flight covers

1931, "Dornier" Flight mixed franking cover from Leningrad to USA via Rio de Janeiro, franked by 11 Soviet Union adhesives, uprated with complete set of German Sudamerica Fahrt, cancelled on board of airplane, two flight cachet in black or red, signed by chief-pilot R. Wagner, Rio error arrival date stamp "22.VI.31" instead of "22.IV.31", VF and reportedly the only cover signed by pilot of this flight, Harms #24c
1000.00
734    
1931, "Dornier" Flight three-country mixed franking cover from Leningrad to Cape Verde via Rio de Janeiro, with final destination is Canary Islands, franked by seven Soviet Union values, uprated with German Eagle 1m black and salmon in vertical strip of six, cancelled on board, Portuguese Guinea 15c applied at Bolama, two flight cachet in black or red, Rio "22.IV.31" transit and Santa Cruz de Tenerife machine arrival ds, VF and rare, only three flown, Harms #28d
2500.00
735    

Zeppelin Flights

September 10-11, 1930, Zeppelin Moscow Return Flight registered cover to Warsaw, franked by four stamps, special Moscow Flight cancellation, Friedrichshafen "11.9.30" dropped ds, Warsaw arrival marking, VF and scarce non-Zeppelin franking, Sieger #85D
200.00
736    C26-29
July 25-27, 1931, North Pole Flight registered postcard and registered cover, franked altogether by ice-breaker "Malygin" imperforated complete set of four, cancelled with Leningrad special marking, red and violet flight cachet, ice-breaker dropped ds, VF, Sieger #120Ba, Bb
200.00
737    C9, C11, C34
October 9-13, 1932, Zeppelin 8th South America Flight illustrated registered cover to Brazil, franked by three air post values, Berlin connection, red flight cachet, Pernambuco "13.X.32" dropped ds, Brazilian Condor-Zeppelin marking on reverse, VF, Sieger #189B
500.00
738    C28-29, C50-51
October 27-31, 1934, Zeppelin 11th South America Flight registered cover to Brazil, franked by four air post values, Berlin connection, Friedrichshafen dispatch, red flight cachet, Pernambuco "31.X.34" arrival and all appropriate markings, VF, Sieger #283A
500.00