Lots 781 - 804, Catalogue of Auction #44 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
781 **   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
500.00
782 **   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 Cat. #1a, $675++
400.00
783 **/*   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
150.00
784 **   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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2500.00
785  182a
1921, 200r olive brown, color variety, full OG, previously hinged, VF
100.00
786    183, 186, AR16
1922, three stamps, including Postal Revenue 10k olive brown and light blue, used on registered cover from Orel to Petrograd, all appropriate markings, VF
250.00
787  192 var
1922, black surcharge 5000r on 2r brown, top sheet margin copy, additional surcharge placed diagonally on gum side, full OG, VLH, VF
100.00
788 **/*   192 var
1922, black surcharge 5000r on 2r brown, vertical pair, bottom stamp has missing a part of the design due to foldover, full OG, NH (error stamp) or LH, VF
150.00
789  192a
1922, inverted black surcharge 5000r on 2r brown, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
790  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
100.00
791  195a
1922, inverted black surcharge 10,000r on 40r slate, basic stamp is small size, full OG, previously hinged, VF
100.00
792  196 var
1922, red surcharge 5000r on 1r orange, horizontal pair, right stamp has partly omitted surcharge due to foldover, full OG, LH, VF
150.00
793  200b
1922, double red surcharge 10,000r on 40r slate, basic stamp is small size, full OG, LH, VF
150.00
794 **   200d var
1922, red surcharge 10,000r on 40r slate, basic stamp is large size, right sheet margin copy, additional surcharge on gum side, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
795 (*)   201c var
1922, inverted blue black surcharge 7500r on 250r violet, printed on ordinary paper, fresh, tiny marginal crease on the right, unused, no gum, VF appearance of this rare variety
300.00
796 **   211-15 var
1922, 5th Anniversary of October Revolution, complete set of five printed on thin (0.05-0.055mm) paper, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
797 **   219 var
1922-23, typo "Star" surcharge, 30r on 50k red brown and green, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
798 **   220, var
1922-23, shifted to the bottom typo "Star" surcharge 40r on 15k red brown and blue, block of four, bottom right stamp with large white spot on basic stamp, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
799  221 var
1922, litho "Star" surcharge 100r on 15k red brown and blue, basic stamp is considerably overinked at the top, full OG, hinged, F/VF
75.00
800 **   221b var
1922-23, double litho blue black (!) "Star" surcharge 100r on 15k red brown and blue, perfect stamp in every respect, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare, Soviet Philatelic guarantee on reverse, this stamp not mentioned either in Scott, Michel and even in Russian Specialized Cat.
2500.00
801  224
1922-23, litho "Star" surcharge 20r on 15k red brown and blue, bottom sheet margin copy, perfect quality, full OG, previously hinged, VF and rare, expertized by Romeko and E. Diena, C.v. $10,000
5000.00
802  238a-41c, fn
1923, 1r-20r, imperforated complete set of seven, full OG, LH or hinged, VF, C.v. $520
150.00
803  183/210b

RSFSR issues Collections

1921-22, one album page contains 11 mint and one used stamps, properly inscribed, including tete-beche pair, one double printing, three inverted surcharges, blue black surcharge 7500r on250r, ordinary paper (small thin), generally nice lot, full OG, hinged, F/VF (website photo)
150.00
804 **   149/241

Practically Complete Collection

1918-23, 113 mint never hinged stamps on two stockpages, forming complete collection by major Scott Cat. #'s (less #224 and #238a-41c) with some extra varieties, fresh, full OG, NH, mostly VF
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200.00