Lots 696 - 711, Catalogue of Auction #41 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
696 **   149 var
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 35k ultra, bottom left corner margin block of nine, four stamps have completely omitted varnish lines variety, two stamps with these lines partly omitted, in addition partial offset of the design on reverse of three stamps due to foldover, NH, VF and a spectacular item, Mi #149z, var
697 **   149 var
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 35k blue instead of ultra, color variety, block of four, full OG, NH, fine, a common block of four is added for comparison, Standard Coll. #1a
698    149 var, 149a
1922, "Sword Breaking Chain" 35k light blue, color variety and 35k ultra, horizontal imperforated pair, used on cover from Moscow to Kaunas, postmarked on arrival, VF
699 **   150 var
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain" 70k brown, top sheet margin vertical pair, imperforated at the top between stamp and margin, full OG, NH, fine, Mi #150Uo
700 **/*   150 var
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 70k brown, bottom sheet margin block of four, two left stamps with partly omitted varnish lines and two right ones with omitted them completely, full OG, NH or LH, VF, Mi #150z
701 **   180, var
1921, 20r blue, complete gutter sheet of 40 (4x5+4x5), 12 stamps with full offset on reverse, fresh, full OG, NH, VF
702  181a, var
1921, 100r printed on thin paper, six stamps in various color shades, including pale yellow, pale orange, brown orange and etc., full OG, previously hinged, VF
703 **   181a var
1921, 100r orange, printed on thin paper, error block of 50 (25+25) with approximately a half of stamps completely or partly unprinted and with another half with double impression, minor gum creases, full OG, NH,VF, spectacular and rare item
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704 **   181/86
1921, lot of six complete gutter sheets of 50 (5x5+5x5), printed on ordinary paper, including horizontal sheet of 100r, all other sheets are vertical: two of 200r (different shades), and one of each for 250r, 300r and 1000r, minor usual marginal flaws, fresh, full OG, NH, VF
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705 **   182a
1921, 200r olive, special printing, full OG, NH, F/VF
706  194 var
1922, black surcharge 5000r on 20r ultra instead of blue, color variety, printed on ordinary paper, two stamps of different shades, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Mi #174axb
707 **   195b var
1922, black surcharge 10,000r on 40r slate, left sheet margin copy with printing error - diagonal stripe of 3mm wide, full OG, NH, VF
708  200f
1922, red surcharge with dots after Cyrillic letters 10,000r on 40r slate, basic stamp is large size, fresh, full OG, VLH, VF, C.v. $225
709 **   210a
1922, inverted diagonal surcharge 100,000r on 250 r violet, printed on ordinary paper, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee
710 **   210d
1922, inverted black diagonal surcharge 100,000r on 250r violet, printed on thin paper, full OG, NH, VF
711 **   239a
1923, worker 4r brown, top sheet margin imperforated block of six (3x2), minor usual gum wrinkles without creasing, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #216B, ?390++