Lots 920 - 1031, Catalogue of Auction #44 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
920 **   852-55
1941-42, Lenin Museum, complete set of four, sheet margin blocks of four, stamp of 45k has comb perforation, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $900++
400.00
921 **   856
1941, "Be a Hero!", 30k carmine, bottom left corner margin block of six (2x3), full OG, NH, VF
200.00
922 **   857-58
1942, Alisher Navoi, complete set of two, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $200
75.00
923 **   857-58
1942, Alisher Navoi, complete set in top sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #827C, 828A, Scott C.v. $800++
400.00
924 **   859
1941, People Militia, 40k dull blue, top sheet margin block of ten (5x2), post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $4,000++
2000.00
925 **   860-910
1942-43 Years, complete set of 55 stamps, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $440
300.00
926 **   878-85
1943, 25th Anniversary of October Revolution, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
927 **   906 var
1943, Vladimir Mayakovsky, 60k blue, blur at the top inscription, full OG, NH, VF and attractive
100.00
928 **   909-10
1944, Ivan Turgenev, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $500++
300.00
929 **   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
930  925 imp var
1944, Military Order, 30k green on green network, in addition network is printed on gum side, top sheet margin copy, full OG, previously hinged, VF and rare
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500.00
931 **   952-56 var
1944, Ilya Repin, perforated complete set in blocks of four, bottom left stamp of block of 60k with retouched denomination variety (position 71), full OG, NH, VF
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100.00
932 **   960-1020
1945 Year, complete set of 81 stamps and one souvenir sheet, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $260
150.00
933 **   974 var
1945, Soldier and Flag, 20k multicolored, bottom sheet margin copy, imperforated at the bottom between stamp and margin, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #953Uu
500.00
934 **   992A-I
1946, Pursuit Planes, complete set of nine, blocks of four, most of them with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
935 **   1059 var
1946, View of Moscow, 5k brown, top sheet margin copy, imperforated at the top between stamp and margin, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #1056Uo
300.00
936 **   1060 var
1946, View of Moscow, 10k black brown, bottom sheet margin copy, imperforated at the bottom between stamp and margin, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #1057Uu
300.00
937  1062 var
1946, View of Moscow, 20k brown, left sheet margin copy, imperforated on the left between stamp and margin, CTO with full OG, VF, Mi #1059Ul
150.00
938  1063 var
1946, View of Moscow, 45k dark green, raster "horizontal diamond", full OG, VLH, VF
150.00
939 **   1075-79, var
1946, Reconstruction issue, three complete issues, including original and two reprints of 1955 and 1956, the total is 16 stamps, full OG, NH, F/VF
100.00
940  1076 var
1946, Reconstruction issue, 10k green, vertical pair imperforated horizontally between stamps, neatly cancelled, VF and scarce
500.00
941  1080 var
1946, 25th Anniversary of Soviet Postage stamp, 15k black and red, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right between stamp and margin, CTO with full OG, VF
150.00
942 **   1087/188
1947 Year, complete set of 120 and one souvenir sheet, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $428
300.00
943 **   1125 imp var
1947, Moscow Council Building, 30k multicolored, blue color is omitted, imperforated block of four, one stamp has minor usual gum wrinkle, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #1116 BF, ?1,000++
600.00
944 **   1132/46
1947, Jubilee of Moscow, set of 13 (less 2r and 3r), 20 sets in large multiples, fresh, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $939++
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300.00
945  1132 var
1947, Jubilee of Moscow, 5k dark blue and brown, bottom sheet margin copy, imperforated at the bottom between stamp and margin, neat cancellation at the top right corner, VF, Mi #1137 Uu
400.00
946 **   1143-46
1947, Jubilee of Moscow, four high values in two se-tenant pairs, 1r and 2r in vertical gutter pair, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
947 **   1144-45
1947, Jubilee of Moscow, 2r and 3r multicolored, complete se-tenant gutter sheet of 20, contains two blocks of ten of each denomination, excellent condition, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare multiple in mint condition
10000.00
948 **   1145a var
1947, Jubilee of Moscow, souvenir sheet of four, type I (original printing), minor gum wrinkle on the right, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
949 **   1146 var
1947, Jubilee of Moscow, 5r multicolored, frame is in light blue instead of dark blue, right sheet margin copy, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
950 **   1189/317, C82
1948 Year, complete set of 128 stamps (less Transports #1261-64), full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $1,414
750.00
951 **   1214-21
1948, regular issue, 5k-60k, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $181++
50.00
952 **   1227-29 imp
1948, Aleksandr Ostrovsky, imperforated complete set of three, all are sheet margin copies, stamp of 1r has insignificant scuffed spot on face, full OG or no gum as issued, NH, VF
750.00
953 **/*   1234 var
1948, Industrial Five-Year Plan, 15k red brown and carmine, two copies presenting wear of printing form at the bottom right corner, full OG, NH or LH, VF
200.00
954 **   1237-43 var
1948, Agriculture, Five-Year Plan, complete set in blocks of four, block of 30k green has raster horizontal diamond, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #1229-35
75.00
955  1255 var
1948, Soccer, 30k brown, original printing, raster "vertical diamonds", full OG, VLH, VF
150.00
956  1295 var
1948, Moscow Art Theater, 40k gray blue, raster "square", full OG, very light trace of hinge, appears NH, VF and scarce
1000.00
957 **   1311 var
1948, View of Piatigorsk, 40k purple, original printing, raster "horizontal diamonds", minor perf irregularities on the left, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
958  1317 var
1948, View of Gagri, 40k dark bluish green, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right between stamp and margin, neat cancellation, VF
100.00
959 **   1318-428, C83-90
1949 Year, complete set of 121 stamps (no souvenir sheets), all are from original printing, full OG, NH, F/VF
1000.00
960 **   1320 var
1949, Mikhail Lomonosov, 40k red brown, thick (0.1mm) paper, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
961 **   1323 var
1949, Cape Dezhnev, 40k olive green, printed on thick (0.1mm) paper, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
300.00
962 **   1325
1949, Stalin Birthday, souvenir sheet of four, post office fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF, Scott C.v. $400
250.00
963  1329 var
1949, Admiral Makarov, 1r red brown, printed on thick (0.09mm) paper, full OG, VLH, VF and scarce
150.00
964  1345 var
1950, aviator 25k blue, typo printing, block of four with postal cancellation, VF, Mi #1333 II, ?1,000++
150.00
965 **   1348-49
1949, Vasili Williams, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
966 **   1352-54
1949, A. Popov, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
967 **   1366-75
1949, State Sanatoria, complete set in bottom sheet margin blocks of six (3x2), original printing, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
968 **   1383 var
1949, High Jump, 2r gray, reprint of 1956, raster "vertical diamond", full OG, NH, VF and very rare
1500.00
969 **   1392a-93a
1949, 75th Anniversary of the UPU, imperforated complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
970 **   1429-536
1950 Year, complete set of 108 stamps, including Skyscrapers issue, a few stamps with minor gum wrinkles, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $1,632
1000.00
971 **   1443 var
1950, Soviet Elections, 40k green on yellow background, retouched green spot at the top right, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
972 **   1518-25
1950, Skyscrapers issue, complete set of eight, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $460
200.00
973 **   1526
1950, Spasski Tower, 1r multicolored, block of four, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
974 **   1529-30
1950, Ivan Aivazovsky, 40k and 50k, horizontal se-tenant pair, missing right perforation between stamp, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, Mi #1523 Ul var
1000.00
975 **   1537-611
1951 Year, complete set of 75 stamps, several stamps with minor gum wrinkles, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $1,227
750.00
976 **   1541
1951, Albania, 40k green on bluish background, block of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
977 **   1559-62
1951, Agriculture issue, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
978 **   1568-83, var
1951, Russian Scientists, two complete sets of 16, originals and reprints (1956), full OG, NH, mostly VF
150.00
979  1568/83
1951, Russian Scientists, raster horizontal diamond, reprint of 1956, complete set of nine, blocks of six (3x2), most with sheet margins, one block with small spot of red ink affected two left stamps, minor perf separations, CTO with full OG, VF, Mi #1575/90r, ?1,800++
100.00
980  1594 var
1951, Victor Vasnetsov, 40k dark blue, brown and buff, vertical pair, imperforated horizontally between stamps, neat CTO cancellation, light gum wrinkle between stamps, full OG, VF and extremely rare
2000.00
981 **   1612-60
1952 Year, complete set of 49 stamps, a few stamps with minor gum wrinkles, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $512
200.00
982  1618 var
1952, Skiers, 60k multicolored, top sheet margin copy imperforated between stamp and margin, CTO with full OG, F/VF and scarce
500.00
983 **   1661-745
1953-54 Years, complete sets of 85 stamps, several stamps with minor gum wrinkles, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $483
300.00
984 **   1678 var
1953, 50th Anniversary of the Communist Party, 40k multicolored, double impression of brown red color (top and bottom inscriptions), bottom sheet margin copy, full OG, NH, VF, only one sheet of 72 stamps has been discovered
150.00
985 **   1689 var
1957, Coat of Arms, 40k scarlet, double impression, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
986 **   1692, var
1954, Elections, 40k red and gray, bottom right corner margin block of six (2x3), top right stamp with a dot on Kremlin Palace variety (position 30), full OG, NH, VF, Mi #1694 I
100.00
987 **   1746-88
1955 Year, complete set of 43 stamps and ten souvenir sheets (North Pole souvenir sheets are included), a few values with minor gum wrinkles, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $349
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150.00
988 **   1767a, fn
1962, red overprint "25th Anniversary of North Pole Station", two souvenir sheets of four, types I and II, full OG, NH, VF, Mi Block 30 I, II, ?230
150.00
989 **   1789-904, 1860a, C97
1956 Year, complete set of 119 stamps, several stamps with minor gum wrinkles, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $322
150.00
990 **   1832 var
1956, Kirov, 40k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2, negligible gum toning on several tips of perforation, practically flawless copy, full OG, NH, VF and rare
1500.00
991 **   1847, var
1956, Fencing, 40k multicolored, perforation L 12 1/2, two copies, printed on white and cream paper, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
992 **   1855-57, var
1956, Day of Constructor, complete set of three, line perforation, in addition two stamps with comb perforation 12x12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
993 **   1857 var
1956, Day of Constructor, 1r dark gray blue, perforation comb 12x12 1/2, block of four, full OG, NH, VF, Standard Cat. #1835A
750.00
994  1861A var
1957, Robert Burns, 40k ultra and brown, bottom left corner margin copy, imperforated at the bottom between stamp and margin, CTO with full OG, VF, Mi #1960 Uu
300.00
995 **   1866-67, var
1956, Ilya Repin, two complete sets in blocks of four, printed on white paper and on paper with pale background, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
996 **   1884 var
1956, Antarctic Expedition, 40k multicolored, missing red flag variety, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #1891 I
100.00
997 **   1793/1904, C97
1956, Great Personalities, Paintings, Politics, Sports and etc., 41 complete issues in blocks of four, many with sheet margins, full OG, NH, mostly VF, Standard C.v. $1,670++
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500.00
998 **   1905-2027
1957 Year, complete set of 134 stamps and three souvenir sheets, imperforated stamps are included with Youth Festival, a few stamps with minor gum wrinkles, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $640
300.00
999 **   1913 imp, var
1957, Youth Festival, 40k multicolored, imperforated horizontal pair, left stamp with "pappus on dove" variety, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #1948 BII
100.00
1000 **   1914 var
1957, Youth Festival, 60k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2, small natural inclusion, full OG, NH, VF, Standard Cat. #1896A, $2,500
1250.00
1001 **   1925 var
1957, Lace-Maker, 40k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2, right sheet margin copy, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1002 **   1934 var
1957, Lenin, 40k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2, two copies printed on white and rose paper, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
1003 **   1940 var
1957, Youth Festival, 1r multicolored, perforation L12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1004 **   2026, 2028, var
1957, M. Ermolova and R. Luxemburg, each value with line and comb perforation, four blocks of four, full OG NH, VF
150.00
1005 **   1905/2035
1957, Great Personalities, Politics, Space, Sports and etc., 38 complete issues in blocks of four, many with sheet margins, full OG, NH, mostly VF, Standard C.v. $710++
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250.00
1006 **   2028-2417, C98
1958-60 Years, complete sets of 479 stamps and five souvenir sheets, imperforated stamps are included, several stamps with minor gum wrinkles, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $501
200.00
1007 **   2044-46, imp
1958, Peter Tchaikovsky, 18 perforated and 15 imperforated complete sets of three, including perforated se-tenant sheet of 36 and imperforated se-tenant sheet of 30, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #2061-63A,B
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150.00
1008 **   2048 var
1958, Maxim Gorki, 40k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, full OG, NH, VF, Standard Cat. #2044A, C.v. $400
200.00
1009 **   2096 var
1958, Centenary of Russian Postage Stamps, 10k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2, complete sheet of 80 (8x10), full OG, NH, VF, Standard Cat. #2109A, $2,000++
800.00
1010 **   2139 var
1958, 40th Anniversary of Komsomol, 60k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF, Standard Cat. #2166A, C.v. $2,000
1000.00
1011 Mi XX
1958, Voroshilovgrad Locomotive Plant, 40k brown and buff, unissued for political reasons, nevertheless postally(!) used, fresh, VF and scarce
500.00
1012 **   2171, var
1959, Joliot Curie, 40k bluish green and gray brown on beige background, three stamps, including two "small head" varieties with small or large frame, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
1013  2190 var
1959, S. Orbeliani, 40k dull rose and black, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, full OG, VLH, VF and very rare
2000.00
1014 **   2416 var
1960, Lithuanian Costumes, 10k multicolored, printed on ordinary paper, top sheet margin copy, full OG, NH, VF, Standard Cat. #2422Ba, C.v. $665
300.00
1015 **   2464 var
1961, Yuri Gagarin Space Flight, 6k blue, violet and red, miniature sheet of 15 (5x3), perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, a common sheet was issued in format 5x6, Standard Cat. #2469 II, $50,000
10000.00
1016 **   2466 var
1961, Lenin, 4k multicolored, Mil'kin perforation variety L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF, Standard Cat. #2477A, $1,835
750.00
1017 **   2533-34
1961, Rocket and Atom, complete set in top right corner margin blocks of four, printed on aluminum foil, NH, VF, Mi #2540-41, ?470++
100.00
1018 **   2926 fn
1964, Tokyo Olympic Games, imperforated souvenir sheet in green, numbered at the bottom, fresh, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
1019 **   2926 fn
1964, Tokyo Olympic Games, imperforated souvenir sheet in green, numbered at the bottom, fresh, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
1020 **   3015 imp var
1965, First Man Walking in Space, 10k ultra, orange and gray, imperforated miniature sheet of 20 (4x5), full OG, NH, VF, a common sheet was issued in format 4x10, Standard Cat. #3087, $20,000 for a pair of perforated and imperforated sheets
5000.00
1021 **   3308 var
1967, 50th Anniversary of Newspaper "Izvestia", black overprint "13.III.1967. The Newspaper Honored with "Order of Lenin", full OG, NH, VF and scarce unissued stamp, Wassmann certificate, Mi #3331 fn
1500.00
1022 **   5141 imp
1983, Buriat Republic, 4k multicolored, left sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, Standard Cat. #5322Pa, $3,350++
1250.00
1023 */U   119-35, 485-86, 603a

Collective Lots and Collections

1917-37, 19 mint stamps and one used souvenir sheet, complete issues, generally fresh, full OG, NH/LH or used, F/VF, C.v. $222.85
75.00
1024 **/*   250/325

The First Soviet Regular Issue

1923-26, 85 mint stamps, including five complete issues - #250-59, 261-64, 275A fn, 292-93, 304-25, others are part of sets or loose stamps, as well as a few forgeries (not counted), full OG, NH or LH/hinged, F/VF, nice and fresh lot
500.00
1025 **/*   247/582

Early Soviet Period - Collective Lot

1923-35, 178 mint commemorative and regular stamps, mostly in complete issues, including several varieties, neatly identified on two stockpages, minor flaws could be expected, generally fresh, full OG, NH or LH/hinged, F/VF, C.v. $2,273
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750.00
1026    

Advertising Stationery Postcards

1929-34, 27 used postcards (25 different), various advertisements - Agriculture, Child Welfare, Financing, Transports and etc., minor conveyance flaws possible, mostly fresh, F/VF
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300.00
1027    
1932, eight different advertising stationery postcards, representing Child Welfare, Red Cross, Tourism and etc. advertising messages, perfect condition, unused, VF
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200.00
1028  706/859
1939-41 Years, apparently complete collection of 154 mint stamps, fresh, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $955.85
400.00
1029  

Souvenir Sheets - Collective Lot

1937-47, 11 souvenir sheets, complete for the period, including #C75a, all with CTO or commemorative cancellations, fresh, full OG, VF, C.v. $757
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150.00
1030 **   

Space Collection

1957-90, over 100 stamps, souvenir sheets, miniature sheets and several FDC neatly housed in red stockbook, apparently all in complete issues, including some better items, such as #2021, 2533-34,2631A and imperf, 2930A, 2930Ab and etc., very fresh and clean, full OG, NH, VF
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100.00
1031 **   

Thirty Years Complete Collection

1961-89, several thousand stamps are in two large stockbooks, apparently all stamps and souvenir sheets listed in Scott are included with many extras, e.g. Tokyo Olympics green and red s.s., Lenin s.s. of 1970, type I, 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