Lots 1945 - 2053, Catalogue of Auction #43 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
1945 **   856
1941, "Be a Hero!", 30k carmine, bottom sheet margin block of six (2x3), full OG, NH, VF
150.00
1946 **   857-58
1942, A. Navoi, complete set of two, full OG, NH, F/VF, Mi #827C, 828A, Scott C.v. $200
75.00
1947 **   859
1941, People Militia, 30k dull blue, nice and fresh stamp, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $400
150.00
1948 **   860-910
1942-43 Years, complete set of 55 stamps (Turgenev set is included), full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $440
300.00
1949 **   878-85
1943, 25th Anniversary of October Revolution, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #847-54
200.00
1950 **   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
1951  959 var
1944, Liberation of Leningrad, souvenir sheet of four, text placed diagonally at the top and bottom margins, CTO with full OG, VF and an attractive item
300.00
1952 **   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 guarantee on reverse
500.00
1953 **   1067-74
1946, Military Medals, engraved issue, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1954  1083a
1946, 29th Anniversary of October Revolution, souvenir sheet of four, size 98x132mm, Coat of Arms is strongly shifted to the left, full OG, previously hinged, VF
300.00
1955 **   1087/188
1947 Year, complete set of 120 stamps, all are from original printings, full OG, NH, F/VF
300.00
1956 **   1133, var
1947, Jubilee of Moscow, 10k red brown and brown black, two stamps of original printing, one of which is large size (34x49mm), full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1957 **   1143-44
1947, Jubilee of Moscow, 1r and 2r, vertical se-tenant gutter pair, minor gum offset, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1958 **   1145a var
1947, Jubilee of Moscow, souvenir sheet of four, type I (original printing), full OG, NH, VF
200.00
1959  1158 var
1947, Moscow Subway, 60k dark green, top sheet margin copy, imperforated at the top between stamp and margin, CTO with full OG, VF
100.00
1960 **   1172/82 var
1947, Reconstruction issue, one perforated and three imperforated stamps, printed on thick (0.1mm) paper, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
1961 **   1189-317, C92
1948 Year, complete set of 132 stamps, all are from original printings, full OG, NH, F/VF and scarce offering
1000.00
1962  1217 var
1948, woman farmer 20k brown, bottom sheet margin copy, imperforated at the bottom between stamp and margin, full OG, LH, F/VF
200.00
1963 **   1254A var
1948, Motorcyclist, 20k gray blue, reprint of 1955, raster square, full OG, NH, F/VF
150.00
1964 **   1260, var
1948, Spasski Tower, 1r brownish red, original printing, two sheet margin blocks of four on ordinary and thin (0.07mm) paper, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1965 **   1261-64 var
1948, Transport, complete set of four, including 30k on thick (over 0.1mm) paper, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
1966 **   1265-67, var
1948, Livestock, two complete sets of three, printed on ordinary and on thick (0.09mm) paper, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1967 **   1302-03
1948, Artillery Day, complete set in blocks of four, perfect set in every respect, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
1968 **   1307-09, imp
1948, Sverdlovsk, perforated and imperforated complete sets in blocks of four, original printings, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
1969 **   1307 imp var
1948, Sverdlovsk, 30k blue, imperforated copy, printed on thick (0.09mm) paper, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1970 **   1318-428, C83-90
1949 Year, complete set of 121 stamps (no souvenir sheets), all are from original printings, full OG, NH, F/VF and scarce assembly
1000.00
1971  1324 var
1949, S. Dezhnev, 1r dark gray, double impression, neatly cancelled, VF and rare, Mandrovski certificate
1000.00
1972 **   1325
1949, Stalin Birthday, souvenir sheet of four, nice condition, full OG, NH, VF, Scott C.v. $400
250.00
1973  1325, var
1949, Stalin Birthday, two souvenir sheets of four, printed on white or cream paper, CTO with full OG, NH, VF, Mi Block 13x, y, Scott C.v. $500
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200.00
1974 **   1343-47, var
1949-57, regular issue, original and reprint issues, large and small sizes, the total is 27 stamps, full OG, NH, F/VF and scarce assembly
300.00
1975 **   1345 var
1950, aviator 25k blue, typo printing, block of four, fresh, full OG, NH, VF and rare multiple, Mi #1333 II
2000.00
1976 **   1352-54
1949, A. Popov, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1977 **   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
1978 **/*   1376-82 var
1949, Sports issue, 20k-1r, set of seven, reprint of 1956, raster vertical diamonds, full OG, NH or LH (both 40k and 1r), VF
500.00
1979 **   1384-89
1949, Agricultural Development, complete set in blocks of four, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
1980 **   1406-07
1949, 32nd Anniversary of October Revolution, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1981 **   1419 var
1949, Hunting, 2r violet, original printing, raster square, top sheet margin copy, imperforated at the top between stamp and margin, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
1982 **   1429/536
1950 Year, complete set of 100 stamps (without #1518-25), full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $1,172
750.00
1983 **   1442
1950, Movie Projection, 25k brown, block of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1984 **   1469-71
1950, Agriculture issue, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1985 **   1472-73
1950, G. Dimitrov, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
1986 **   1497-99
1950, Lithuanian Soviet Republic, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
1987 **   1500-04
1950, Estonian Soviet Republic, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1988 **   1504-07
1950, "World against War!", complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
1989 **   1512-14
1950, M. Kalinin, engraved issue, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
1990    1519
1950, Skyscraper, 1r dark gray, used on registered cover together with three other stamps, sent from Riga to Germany, all appropriate markings, vertical fold away from the stamps, VF
100.00
1991 **   1521 var
1950, Skyscraper, 1r dark green, large size stamp (33.5x22.3mm), full OG, NH, VF, Mi #1533 II
300.00
1992 **   1526
1950, Spasski Tower, 1r multicolored, block of four, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
1993 **   1568-83, var
1951, Russian Scientists, two complete sets of 16, originals and reprints (1956), full OG, NH, mostly VF
100.00
1994  1568/83 var
1951, Russian Scientists, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, raster horizontal diamonds, reprints of 1957, CTO with full OG, VF, Mi #1575r-90r, 1,200
100.00
1995 **   1612-60
1952 Year, complete set of 49 stamps, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $512
250.00
1996 **   1661-88
1953 Year, complete set of 28 stamps, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $230
200.00
1997 **   1689-745
1954 Year, complete set of 57 stamps, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $253
200.00
1998 **   1693, var
1954, V. Chkalov, 1r gray, violet blue and dark brown, two blocks of four, perforation L12 1/2 and comb 12 1/2x12, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
1999 **   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
2000 **   1747/87, C95-96
1955, Paintings, North Pole Exploration, Airplanes and etc., lot of 38 commemorative stamps in blocks of four, representing different paper, color and printing varieties, neatly inscribed on stockpages, perfect condition, full OG, NH, mostly VF and a spectacular holding
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750.00
2001 **   1767a fn, var
1962, red overprint "25th Anniversary of North Pole Station", two souvenir sheet of four, types I and II, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
2002 **   1789-2027, C97
1956-57 Years, collection of 252 stamps (no souvenir sheets), imperforated stamps are included with Youth Festival, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $876
500.00
2003 **   1799 var
1956, K. Abovian, 40k brown black on bluish paper, perforation L12 1/2, bottom left corner margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
2004 **   1823 var
1956, Red Cross issue, 40k olive green, blue and red, olive green color is strongly shifted to the right, left sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
2005 **   1845 var
1955, Tennis, 40k orange brown, perforation L12 1/2, bottom right corner margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
2006 **   1860a
1956, Makhmud Aivazov, 40k yellow green, type I, three-line inscription, block of four, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
2007 **   1891, var
1956, Shatura Power Station, 40k multicolored, four blocks of four, line or comb perforation, white, rose or bluish paper, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
2008 **   1925 var
1957, Lacemaker, 40k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
2009 **   1940 var
1957, Youth Festival, 1r multicolored, perforation L12 1/2, top sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
2010  1964 var
1957, Wrestling, 25k green and claret, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right between stamp and margin, full OG, light trace of hinge, VF
100.00
2011 **   1990 var
1957, Trade Union Congress, 40k gray blue and black on bluish paper, perforation L12 1/2, block of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
2012 **   1991 var
1957, K. 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, Standard #1968Ta
150.00
2013 **   1995 var
1957, Sikhote Alin Meteor, 40k multicolored, horizontal pair, single comb perforation 12 1/2x12, right stamp with broken "P" in "Pochta" variety, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
2014 **   2021
1957, Launching of "Sputnik 1", black overprint on 40k multicolored, bottom right corner margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $160
100.00
2015 **   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
2016 **   2028-283
1958-59 Years, collection of 275 stamps and four souvenir sheets, imperforated stamps are included, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $378
200.00
2017 **   2031 var
1958, A. Tolstoy, 40k brown olive, perforation L12 1/2, block of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
2018 **   2047, var
1958, Admiral V. Rudnev, 40k multicolored, three top sheet margin horizontal pairs (positions 9 and 10), various stages of deformation letter "n" in "Rudnev" variety, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
2019 **   2047 var
1958, Admiral V. Rudnev, 40k multicolored, top sheet margin copy, position 9 with corrected "t" to "n" variety, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
2020 **   2047 var
1958, Admiral V. Rudnev, 40k multicolored, stamp with double impression of green color from position 9 with deformed "n" variety, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare, one of two known such double errors of this stamp
1000.00
2021    2063 var
1958, Radio Day, 40k blue green and red, perforation L12 1/2, cancelled on cover by "26.5.58" special date stamp, VF
1000.00
2022 **   2065 var
1958, Women's Federation Congress, 60k ultra and black, double impression of black color, left sheet margin copy, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
2023 **   2089-91, var
1958, International Geophysical Year, complete set of three with comb perforation, in addition two stamps with perforation L12 1/2, blocks of four, full OG, NH, F/VF
100.00
2024 **   2092 var
1958, Astronomical Congress, 40k brown and greenish blue, perforation L12 1/2, vertical pair imperforated horizontally between stamps, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
2025 **   2093 var
1958, Astronomical Congress, 60k light blue, violet and yellow, vertical pair, top stamp with "UAU" variety at the top right value tablet, full OG, NH, VF
750.00
2026 **  Mi XIX-AXIX
1958, Mendeleev Congress, blue or red overprint, unissued complete set of two, full OG, NH, VF, Standard C.v. $5,000
3000.00
2027 **  Mi XIX-AXIX var
1959, Mendeleev Congress, black or red overprint, unissued complete set of two, full OG, NH, VF, Standard C.v. $6,000
5000.00
2028 **   2170, var
1959, Victory of the Basketball Team, red four-line overprint on 1r red orange and dark brown, top right corner margin block of four, stamp on position 10 with shifted third line of the overprint, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
2029  2170 var
1959, Victory of the Basketball Team, red four-line overprint on 1r red orange and dark brown, fourth line of the overprint is partly omitted, CTO with full OG, VF
200.00
2030 **   2233, var
1959, Geophysical Year, 25k blue and red, block of four, bottom right stamp with "broken red route" variety, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
2031 **   2413 var
1960, Iris, 60k multicolored, small size (16x22mm) unissued stamp, perforation 12, full OG, NH, VF and rare, a common stamp is added for comparison
5000.00
2032 **   2416 var
1960, Lithuanian Costumes, 10k multicolored, printed on ordinary paper, full OG, NH, VF, Standard #2422Ba, C.v. $665
300.00
2033 **   2417 var
1960, Uzbek Costumes, 60k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 11 1/2, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, Buchsbayew certificate, Standard Cat. #2423A, C.v. $1,830
1500.00
2034  2467
1961, Rabindranath Tagor, perforated engraved proof in gray, no value indicated, full OG, NH, F/VF
300.00
2035 **   2591-92 var
1962, Newspaper "Pravda", two stamps with perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, full OG, NH, VF and rare, Buchsbayew certificate, Standard #2595A, 2597A, C.v. $3,665
3000.00
2036 **   2926 fn
1964, Tokyo Olympic Games, imperforated souvenir sheet in green, numbered at the bottom, fresh, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
2037 **   3031 var
1965, 20th Anniversary of the end of World War II, 2k red, black and gold, printed on ordinary paper, left sheet margin copy, full OG, NH, VF, Standard #3108Ba, C.v. $265
120.00
2038 **   3058 var
1965, Portrait of Feodor Chaliapin, 6k olive brown and black, printed on ordinary paper, full OG, NH, VF, Standard #3131Ba, C.v. $835
500.00
2039 **   3209 var
1966, Tchaikovsky Contest, 16k red, light blue and black, printed on ordinary paper, full OG, NH, VF, Standard #3279Ba, C.v. $665
500.00
2040 **   3711 var
1970, Centenary of the birth of Lenin, 20k red, black and gold, two souvenir sheets, both are type I, one of which with joined zeros in "100", full OG, NH, VF, Mi Block 62 I
200.00
2041 **   3779 var
1970, Electrification Plan, gold overprint on 4k multicolored, double embossing of the Coat of Arms, top left corner margin copy, full OG, NH, VF and attractive
150.00
2042 **   4508 imp
1976, Flowers, 4k multicolored, left sheet margin imperforated horizontal pair, left stamp has tiny spot of gum skip, full OG, NH, VF, Standard #4597Pa, C.v. $2,000
1000.00
2043  4682 var
1978, Antarctic pike, 6k multicolored, horizontal pair with spectacular shift of vertical perforation, resulting in the text "Pochta" is on the right of each stamp, CTO with full OG, VF
100.00
2044 **   4704 var
1978, Diana by Paolo Veronese, (50k) multicolored, bronze color is omitted, full OG, NH, VF, Standard #4827Ta, C.v. $500
250.00
2045 **   4772 imp
1979, Children's Drawings, 2k multicolored, right sheet margin imperforated copy, full OG, NH, VF, Standard #4928Pa, C.v. $617
300.00
2046 **   4788, var
1979, Lenin by A. Lopukhov, 4k multicolored, complete sheet of 20 stamps plus five labels, spectacular perforation freak at the top left corner due to foldover, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
2047 **   4981 imp
1981, Bark "Tovarisch", 4k multicolored, top sheet margin imperforated copy, full OG, NH, VF, Standard #5162Pa, C.v. $735
300.00
2048 **   5196 imp
1983, A. Sidorenko, 4k multicolored, right sheet margin imperforated horizontal pair, full OG, NH, VF, Standard #5378Pa, C.v. $4,000
1500.00
2049 **   5216 imp
1984, Cuban Revolution, 5k multicolored, vertical imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, Standard #5397Pa, C.v. 2,465
1000.00
2050 **   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, Standard #5406Pa, C.v. $10,670
4000.00
2051 */U   

Soviet Union Collections
Souvenir Sheets Collection

1937-55, lot of 19 souvenir sheets, including nine CTO, neatly placed on stockpages, among better Stalingrad with strong shift, Lenin Mausoleum, Aviation Exhibition and more, some flaws could be expected, full OG, most is LH or used, F/VF, C.v. $1,350++
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300.00
2052 **   

Perforation Varieties Collection

1948-59, 38 mint never hinged stamps, properly identified on three stockpages, representing stamps with uncommon perforation, nice and fresh, full OG, mostly VF, Standard C.v. $2,200
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750.00
2053 */U   

Perforation Errors Small Lot

1905-69, 16 items on a stockpage, showing four pairs imperforated between stamps and 12 fantails (one on cover), some of them with cut off perforation, minor defects are possible, generally F/VF
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500.00