Lots 961 - 1059, Catalogue of Auction #40 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
961 **   856
1941, "Be a Hero!", 30k carmine, top sheet margin block of six (3x2), post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
962 **   857/910
1942-43 Years, complete set of 57 stamps, including Turgenev set of two, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $640
350.00
963 **   859
1941, People Militia, 30k dull blue, perfect stamp, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $175
150.00
964 **   878-85
1943, 25th Anniversary of October Revolution, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #847-54
250.00
965  901 var
1943, Soldiers, 60k light green, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right between stamp and margin, neatly cancelled, VF, Mi #879a Ur
100.00
966 **   911-59, C77-81
1944 Year, complete set of 66 stamps and one souvenir sheet, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $207
150.00
967  921 var
1944, United Nations against Nazi Germany, 60k multicolored, blue color is omitted, two copies, one of which has red color strongly shifted to the top, CTO as always exists, full OG, VF, Mi #909F
300.00
968 **   960-1020
1945 Year, complete set of 81 stamps and one souvenir sheet, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $260
150.00
969 **   970 var
1945, Victory at Stalingrad, souvenir sheet of four, stamps and bottom inscription is misplaced, in addition strong shift of red color, full OG, NH, VF and spectacular item
300.00
970 **   974 var
1945, Soldier and Flag, 20k multicolored, bottom sheet margin horizontal pair, imperforated at the bottom between stamps and margin, full OG, NH, VF and scarce in pair
1000.00
971 **   975 var
1945, Battle Scene, 30k multicolored, special printing with added bronze color, full OG, NH, VF and very rare, a common stamp is added for comparison, Soviet Philatelic hs on reverse
500.00
972 **   1014 var
1945, Engels, 60k greenish black, bottom sheet margin copy, imperforated at the bottom between stamp and margin, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #993 Uo
250.00
973 **   1021/100
1946 Year, complete set of 71 stamps (no souvenir sheets), full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $182
150.00
974 **   1075 var
1946, Agriculture, 5k olive brown, bottom sheet margin copy, imperforated at the bottom between stamp and margin, insignificant mostly marginal crease, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #1066Uu
250.00
975 **   1087/188
1947 Year, complete set of 120 stamps and one souvenir sheet, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $428
250.00
976 **   1104-20
1947, Coat of Arms of the Soviet Republics, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $240++
150.00
977 **   1125 var
1947, Moscow Council Building, 30k multicolored, perforated copy, red color is strongly shifted to the left, full OG, NH, VF, expertized by Rosselevitch
100.00
978  1125 imp var
1947, Moscow Council Building, 30k multicolored, blue color is omitted, full OG, LH, VF, Mi #1116B F
100.00
979  1166 var
1947, Sanatorium "Abkhazia", 30k red brown, vertical pair, imperforated horizontally at the top, bottom and between stamps, full OG, LH, VF, Mi #1157 UMs
150.00
980 **   1166 imp
1947, Sanatorium "Abkhazia", 30k red brown, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #1157U, ?600++
300.00
981 **   1189-317, C82
1948 Year, complete set of 132 stamps, all are from original printings, full OG, NH, F/VF and scarce assembly
1000.00
982 **   1193 var
1948, Ukrainian Republic, 30k indigo, bottom right corner margin copy, partly imperforated due to foldover, full OG, NH, VF and an interesting freak
150.00
983  1205 var
1948, 30th Anniversary of the Soviet Army, 30k brown, bottom sheet margin copy, imperforated at the bottom between stamp and margin, lightly cancelled, F/VF
100.00
984 **   1227-29 imp
1948, A. Ostrovski, imperforated complete set of three, nice balanced margins on each stamp, full OG, NH, VF
750.00
985 **   1302-03
1948, Artillery Day, complete set in blocks of four, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $400++
250.00
986 **   1307-09
1948, Sverdlovsk, imperforated complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
987 **   1310 var
1948, "Swallow's Nest", 40k brown, top sheet margin copy, imperforated at the top between stamp and margin, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #1308Uo
300.00
988 **   1318-428, C83-90
1949 Year, complete set of 121 stamps (no souvenir sheets), full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $1,190
750.00
989 **   1325
1949, Stalin Birthday, souvenir sheet of four, printed on white paper, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF, Mi Block 13y, Scott C.v. $400
250.00
990 **   1327a
1949, Lenin Mausoleum, perforated souvenir sheet of four, size 176x134mm, practically post office fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF, Mi Block #11A, Scott C.v. $500
300.00
991  1327a
1949, Lenin Mausoleum, perforated souvenir sheet of four, size 176x132mm, appropriate Leningrad cancellation, full OG, VF, Mi Block #11A, ?350, Scott C.v. $500
200.00
992 **   1327a imp
1949, Lenin Mausoleum, imperforated souvenir sheet of four, size 179x135mm, practically without usual wrinkles, fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Mi Block #11B
1500.00
993  1327a imp
1949, Lenin Mausoleum, imperforated souvenir sheet of four, size 177x130mm, properly cancelled on the first day of issue at Moscow "21.1.49", very fresh, VF, Mi Block #11B, ?3,600
1500.00
994 **   1333
1949, 31st Anniversary of the Soviet Army, 40k rose red, block of four, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
995 **   1359-63
1949, Alexander Pushkin, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #1348-52
300.00
996 **   1366-75
1949, State Sanatoria, complete set in bottom sheet margin blocks of four, all are from original printing, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #1371x-80x
100.00
997 **   1384-89
1949, Agricultural Development, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #1385-90, Scott C.v. $403++
300.00
998 **   1429/36
1950 Year, complete set of 100 stamps (no #1518-25), full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $1,172
750.00
999 **   1464-68
1950, Alexander Suvorov, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #1465-69, Scott C.v. $504++
300.00
1000 **   1508-09
1950, Antarctic Expedition, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #1513-14, Scott C.v. $400++
250.00
1001 **   1518-25
1950, Skyscrapers, complete set of eight, full OG, NH F/VF, C.v. $460
250.00
1002 **   1526
1950, Spasski Tower, 1r multicolored, top sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #1521
200.00
1003 **   1537-611
1951 Year, complete set of 75 stamps, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $1,227
750.00
1004 **   1541
1951, Albania, 40k green on bluish paper, right sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $200++
100.00
1005  1595 var
1951, "Three Heroes" by Vasnetsov, 1r multicolored, top sheet margin copy, imperforated at the top between stamp and margin, tiny paper adhesion at the margin, CTO with full OG, VF, Mi #1598Uo
250.00
1006 **   1612-60
1952 Year, complete set of 49 stamps, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $512
250.00
1007 **   1624-27
1952, Stalin Constitution, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #1627-30, Scott C.v. $800
300.00
1008 **   1659a
1952, Moscow Subway Stations, complete sheet of five horizontal se-tenant strips of four stamps, reprint of 1956, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1009 **   1661-88
1953 Year, complete set of 28 stamps, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $230
200.00
1010 **   1676-77
1953, 36th Anniversary of October Revolution, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #1679-80
75.00
1011 **   1689-745
1954 Year, complete set of 57 stamps, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $253
200.00
1012 **   1689 var
1957, Coat of Arms, 40k scarlet, double impression, block of four, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple
1000.00
1013 **   1693 var
1954, Valery Chkalov, 1r gray, blue and dark brown, comb perforation 12 1/2x12, block of four, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #1695C
100.00
1014 **   1746-88, C91-96
1955 Year, complete set of 49 stamps and 8 souvenir sheets (North Pole souvenir sheets are not included), full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $312
200.00
1015 **   1747a, b var
1955, Savitsky, two souvenir sheets of four, second line of the top inscription is strongly shifted to the left on both sheets, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, especially for souvenir sheet with brown inscription
500.00
1016 **   1767a fn
1962, red overprint "25th Anniversary of North Pole Station", souvenir sheet of four, type II, full OG, NH, VF, Mi Block 30 II, ?130
100.00
1017 **   1798-904, C97
1956 Year, complete set of 118 stamps, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $301
200.00
1018 **   1845 var
1956, Tennis, 40k orange brown, perforation L 12 1/2, top left corner margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #1855C
75.00
1019 **   1860a
1956, Makhmud Aivazov, 40k yellow green, type I, three-line inscription, block of four, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
1020 **   1912 var
1957, Ice-Hockey Championships, 60k green, perforation L 12 1/2, horizontal pair, right stamp has "puck" variety, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #1921 II
100.00
1021 **   1913/40 imp
1957, Youth Festival, imperforated complete set of five, the "key" values are top sheet margin copies, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $330
150.00
1022 **   1991 var
1957, Tsiolkovsky, 40k blue and pale brown, blue ink absorbed through porous paper and visible on gum side, bottom sheet margin block of six (3x2), full OG, NH, VF
150.00
1023 **   2021
1957, Launching of the First Sputnik, black overprint on Tsiolkovsky stamp of 40k dark blue and pale brown, three-side margin block of 50 (5x10), folded once along perforation, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $2,000++
1000.00
1024 **   2024 var
1957, Garibaldi, 40k multicolored, black color is omitted, full OG, NH, VF and rare, a common stamp is added for comparison
750.00
1025 **   2030 imp
1958, Industrial Exhibition, 60k multicolored, horizontal imperforated pair, no gum as produced, VF and scarce
1000.00
1026 **   2044-46 imp
1958, Peter Tchaikovsky, 15 complete imperforated sets of three, including complete 40k sheet of 30 with five se-tenant pairs in the middle, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Standard C.v. $315
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100.00
1027 **  Mi XX
1958, Voroshilovgrad Locomotive Plant, 40k brown and orange brown, re-called stamp for political reasons, full OG, NH, fine and fresh copy
750.00
1028 **   2275, 2278 var
1959, Landscapes, 25k olive, 60k greenish blue, small size stamps, length 31.8mm, two blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #2304 II, 2306 II, ?160++
100.00
1029 **   2413 var
1960, Iris, 60k multicolored, small size (16x22mm), perforation 12, re-called stamp, full OG, NH, VF and rare, a common stamp is added for comparison
5000.00
1030 **   2416 var
1960, Lithuanian Costumes, 10k multicolored, printed on ordinary paper, top sheet margin copy, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, Standard Cat. #2422Ba, C.v. $665
300.00
1031  2467
1961, Rabindranath Tagor, perforated proof in gray, no value indicated, full OG, NH, F/VF
300.00
1032  2468-69
1961, Fairy Tales, two imperforated engraved proofs of 1k in green and 3k in brown, the first one is top left corner margin copy, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
1033 **   2533-34
1961, Rocket and Atom, complete set in top left corner margin blocks of four, printed on aluminum foil, NH, VF, Mi #2540-41, ?470++
100.00
1034 **   2926 fn
1964, Tokyo Olympic Games, imperforated souvenir sheet in green, numbered at the bottom, fresh, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
1035 **   3015 imp
1965, First Man Walking in Space, 10k ultra, orange and gray, imperforated complete sheet of 20 (4x5), post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF and rare, small format sheets were issued in very limited quantity, a common sheet contains 40 stamps (4x10), Standard C.v. $20,000 for perforated and imperforated sheets
8000.00
1036 **   3031 var
1965, 20th Anniversary of the end of World War II, 2k red, black and gold, printed on ordinary paper, right sheet margin copy, full OG, NH, VF, Standard Cat. #3108Ba, C.v. $265
120.00
1037 **   3031 var
1965, 20th Anniversary of the end of World War II, 2k red, black and gold, printed on ordinary paper, top right corner margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, Standard Cat. #3108Ba, C.v. $1,065++
500.00
1038 **   3058 var
1965, Portrait of Feodor Chaliapin, 6k olive brown and black, printed on ordinary paper, full OG, NH, VF, Standard Cat. #3131Ba, C.v. $835
500.00
1039 **   3058 var
1965, Portrait of Feodor Chaliapin, 6k olive brown and black, printed on ordinary paper, top right corner margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple, Standard Cat. #3131Ba, C.v. $3,330++
2000.00
1040 **   3209 var
1966, Tchaikovsky Contest, 16k red, light blue and black, printed on ordinary paper, full OG, NH, VF, Standard Cat. #3279Ba, C.v. $665
500.00
1041 **   3209 var
1966, Tchaikovsky Contest, 16k red, light blue and black, printed on ordinary paper, bottom left corner margin block of four, lower right stamp has insignificant gum wrinkle, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple, Standard Cat. #3279Ba, C.v. $2,665++
2000.00
1042  3530-33
1968, Mountain Landscapes, die proofs in brownish black, complete set of four, signed by artist at the bottom, so-called Kalashnikov proofs, no gum as produced, VF
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500.00
1043 **   3711 var
1970, Centenary of the birth of Lenin, 20k red, black and gold, souvenir sheet, type I, parallel embossed lines and thick text at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF, Mi Block 62 I
100.00
1044 **   3763 var
1970, Ussurian Tiger, 20k multicolored, top right corner margin block of six (2x3), five of which are partly imperforated due to foldovers, some perf separation, still fresh, full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular piece
200.00
1045 **   4508 imp
1976, Flowers, 4k multicolored, left sheet margin imperforated horizontal pair, left stamp has tiny spot of gum skip, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #4548U
1000.00
1046  4660 var
1978, Locomotive, 16k multicolored, blue denomination and central vignette are strongly shifted to the left, CTO with full OG, VF and spectacular error
150.00
1047 **   4714 var
1979 New Year, 4k multicolored, black color is completely omitted, full OG, NH, VF and rare, a common stamp is added for comparison, Mi #4802F, no price indicated
750.00
1048 **   4806 imp
1980, Mordovian Republic, 4k carmine, top left corner margin imperforated horizontal pair, full OG, NH, VF and rare, especially in pair, Mi #4914U
2500.00
1049 **   4954 var
1981, Diving, 32k multicolored, right sheet margin block of six (2x3), strong shift of horizontal perforation lines, full OG, NH, VF and an attractive piece
100.00
1050 **   5224 imp
1984, Sarajevo Olympic Games, Ice-Hockey, 20k multicolored, imperforated block of four, top right stamp has minor scratch on the face, full OG, NH, VF and rare multiple, Mi #5354U
3000.00
1051 **   5541a-44a
1987, WWF - Polar Bears, complete set in miniature sheets of eight, post office fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #5694-97Klb
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600.00
1052 **   5795 imp
1989, Letter Writing Week, 5k multicolored, imperforated horizontal pair, nice margin all around, no gum as produced, NH, VF, Mi #5978U
100.00
1053 **   5814 imp
1989, 72nd Anniversary of October Revolution, 5k multicolored, left sheet margin imperforated block of four, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #5991U
200.00
1054 **   5906-08 imp
1990, Ducks, imperforated complete set in bottom right corner margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #6099U-101U
500.00
1055 **   5909-11 imp
1990, Poultry, imperforated complete set in bottom right corner margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #6102U-04U
500.00
1056 SB   6638-39 imp

Prestige Stamp Booklet

2001, State Emblems of the Russian Federation, white cover booklet, contains souvenir sheet and three issued stamps in blocks of four, all are IMPERFORATED, pages separated by interleaves with detailed bilingual description in Russian and English, perfect condition, VF and extremely rare, reportedly only a few booklets remained imperforated due to mistake in printing process
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40000.00
1057  

Soviet Union Collections
Better Items Accumulation on Stockpages

1923-52, 22 complete issues primarily in mint condition, including Ethnographic set, two Lenin Mausoleum of 1934, First Decade without Lenin, People Militia, Malygin issue, Civil Aviation and etc., minor flaws could be expected, mostly full OG, with many never hinged stamps, F/VF, C.v. $2,576
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1000.00
1058  

Souvenir Stamp Booklet

1941-47, red hard cover booklet with embossed Soviet Coat of Arms, contains 151 mint stamps on 46 pages with detailed inscription, separated by interleaves, produced by the Ministry of the Post in commemoration of 12th UPU Congress in Paris (May 6, 1947), excellent condition, VF and very rare item
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300.00
1059 **   

Complete Collection

1961-95, several thousand stamps housed in large red stockbook, all stamps and souvenir sheets (except #2582a) listed in Scott are included with many extras, e.g. North Pole s.s. with red overprint, Tokyo Olympics green and red s.s., most of imperforated issues, some miniature sheets (not expensive) and much more, fresh, NH, F/VF or better, Scott C.v. is well over $3,500
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800.00