Lots 1229 - 1292, Catalogue of Auction #45 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
1229    
1887, pre-printed cover, the text reads: "Airship Construction Department. Russia", the Head of the Department was Prof. Dmitry I. Mendeleev, the cover sent from St. Petersburg to Berlin, addressed to Hermann Moedebeck, Aeronautics Pioneer, all appropriate markings, VF and undoubtedly unique aerophilately postal history item
3000.00
1230 **   C6-9 var
1924, "Fokker 111", surcharged issue, complete set of four in horizontal pairs, each one printed on thinned (0.05-0.055mm) paper, full OG. NH, VF
100.00
1231  C7 var
1924, "Fokker 111", surcharge 10k on 5r green, basic stamp with "E.C.C.P." variety, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
1232  C7a
1924, "Fokker 111", surcharge 5k on 5r green, basic stamp with wide "5" variety, slight gum waves without creasing, fresh, full OG, LH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
1000.00
1233 **   C7b
1924, "Fokker 111", inverted surcharge 5k on 5r green, top sheet margin copy, full OG, NH, VF and rare, C.v. $12,000 as hinged
3500.00
1234  C8 var
1924, "Fokker 111", double (!) surcharge 15k on 1r red brown, natural inclusion at the top right, dried OG, LH, VF and very scarce, Standard Cat. #61Tb
1500.00
1235  C8a
1924, "Fokker 111", inverted surcharge 15k on 1r red brown, top sheet margin copy, full OG, VLH, VF, several guarantees on the back, C.v. $3,000
1000.00
1236 **   C13a var
1930, Zeppelin issue, 80k carmine, perforation 10 1/2, a dot on outer frame between "80" and "kop" variety, full OG, NH, F/VF
100.00
1237 (*)   C12b-13b
1930, Zeppelin issue, imperforated complete set of two, both are sheet margin copies, very fresh, unused, no gum, VF appearance, C.v. $5,500 as hinged
1000.00
1238 **   C15-19
1931, Airships, imperforated complete set of five in horizontal (1) or vertical pairs, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
1239  C15-19, C20-24
1931, Airships, imperforated and perforated complete sets of five, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF, C.v. $371
150.00
1240  C17 var
1931, Airship over Kremlin, 20k dark carmine, top sheet margin imperforated copy with vertical position of watermark, full OG, LH, VF and scarce watermark variety
500.00
1241  C17 var
1931, Airship over Kremlin, 20k dark carmine, imperforated copy, outer frame is broken at the top, full OG, previously hinged, VF
100.00
1242 **   C22 var
1931, Airship over Kremlin, 20k dark carmine, printed on thinned (0.06mm) paper, perforation L12 1/2, left sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1243 **   C22a var
1931, Airship over Kremlin, 20k pale red, design is shown on reverse due to stamp ink absorbed through porous paper, full OG, NH, F/VF
250.00
1244 **   C23a
1931, Airship over the Arctic Region, 50k dark gray blue, error of color, top sheet margin copy, full OG, NH, VF, a gorgeous item
1000.00
1245  C23a
1931, Airship over the Arctic Region, 50k dark gray blue, error of color, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $950
300.00
1246  C25a
1932, Airship, 15k gray black, engraved stamp with perforation 10 1/2, neatly cancelled, perfectly centered, VF, C.v. $200
80.00
1247 **   C25b
1932, Airship, 15k gray black, engraved issue, perforation 14, three copies of all different sizes, full OG, NH, F/VF
150.00
1248 **   C26-29
1931, Ice-Breaker "Malygin", imperforated complete set of four, full OG, NH, VF
120.00
1249 **/*   C30-33, var
1931, Ice-Breaker "Malygin", two complete sets of four, line and comb perforation, full OG, NH (3) or LH/hinged, F/VF
150.00
1250  C34-35, C35a
1932, International Polar Year, complete set of two and in addition stamp of 1r with perforation 12 1/2, full OG, LH or hinged, VF, C.v. $275
100.00
1251 **   C37-39
1933, Stratostat "USSR", complete set of three, fresh, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
1252  C37-39
1933, Stratostat "USSR", complete set of three, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF
150.00
1253  C40-44, C45-49
1934, Civil Aviation, two complete sets of five, printed on watermarked and unwatermarked paper, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $895
300.00
1254  C45
1934, Civil Aviation, imperforated trial color proof of 10k in brown, design is partly missing at the bottom, no gum as produced, NH, VF and a spectacular piece, expertized by Mikulski
500.00
1255  C46 var
1934, Civil Aviation, 10k green, printed on paper without watermark, full offset of the design on reverse, CTO with full OG, VF
100.00
1256  C46a
1934, Civil Aviation, 10k green, printed on paper without watermark, left sheet margin horizontal pair, imperforated vertically between stamps, CTO with full OG, NH, VF, Standard C.v. $3,000
750.00
1257 **   C50-52, C50 var
1934, the Stratosphere Disaster, complete set of three, in addition stamp of 5k with vertical position of watermark, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
1258 **   C50a
1934, I. Usyskin, 5k lilac brown, perforation 14, horizontal watermark, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #480CY, ?800
150.00
1259  C53-57
1934, Airships, 5k-30k, complete set of five, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $505
300.00
1260  C58-67
1935, Chelyuskin Rescue, complete set of ten, full OG, LH or previously hinged, mostly VF, C.v. $1,580
750.00
1261  C58-67
1935, Chelyuskin Rescue, complete set of ten, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $1,580
750.00
1262 **   C68
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee marking and several other hs, C.v. $3,250
1000.00
1263  C68
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, full OG, light trace of hinge, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee marking, C.v. $1,250
500.00
1264 **   C68b
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, small "f" variety of surcharge, basic stamp with horizontal position of watermark, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
2000.00
1265  C68b
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, small "f" variety of surcharge, full OG, light trace of hinge, VF, C.v. $1,800
1000.00
1266 **   C69-75
1937, Aviation Exhibition, complete set of seven, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $350
100.00
1267  C69 var
1937, Aviation Exhibition, 10k yellow brown and black, bottom right corner margin copy, double perforation at the bottom, CTO with full OG, VF
100.00
1268 **   C75a
1937, Aviation Exhibition, imperforated souvenir sheet of four, very slight horizontal gum crease at the top, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $400
150.00
1269 **   C95-96, var
1955, "North Pole - Moscow", complete set in blocks of four, top left stamp of each block has missing dash variety of overprint, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
1270 **   C96 var
1955, red overprint "North Pole - Moscow" on 2r black and yellow green, perforation L12 1/2, bottom sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
1271 **   C96 var
1955, shifted and appeared double red overprint "North Pole - Moscow" on 2r black and green, top sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, especially in multiple
800.00
1272  C10/C57, E1-3

Collective Lot

1927-34, nine complete air post issues, the total is 32 mint stamps on two stockcards, generally fresh, most with full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF, C.v. $2,025
600.00
1273 **   CO1

Air Post Official stamps

1922, red surcharge (type III) 12m on Consular Fee 2.25r, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, C.v. $175 as hinged
75.00
1274  CO1
1922, red surcharge (type V) 12m on Consular Fee 2.25r, full OG, VLH, VF
150.00
1275 **/*   CO2
1922, red surcharge (type II) 24m on Consular Fee 3r, full OG, VLH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, C.v. $175
60.00
1276 **   CO3
1922, surcharge 120mk on Consular Fee 2.25r, right sheet margin block of four, types of surcharges I and III, post office fresh, full OG, NH (LH on margin only), VF and scarce multiple, each stamp has Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs on reverse
1000.00
1277  CO4
1922, red surcharge (type I) 600m on Consular Fee 3r, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, C.v. $350
150.00
1278  CO5
1922, red surcharge (type I) 1200m on Consular Fee 10k, full OG, LH, VF, Soviet Philatelic and Kessler guarantee hs, C.v. $1,000
500.00
1279  CO7
1922, red surcharge (type II) 1200m on Consular Fee 2.25r, full OG, VLH, VF, expertized Sorani, C.v. $2,500
1250.00
1280 **   E1-3

Special Delivery stamps

1932, Postal Transports, complete set of three, full OG, NH, F/VF
150.00
1281  E2 var
1932, Express Truck, 10k lilac brown, horizontal position of watermark, nicely centered, full OG, hinged, VF and very rare watermark variety
1500.00
1282    C8-9

First Flight covers

October 30, 1924, First Flight cover from Moscow to Tehran, franked by two air post stamps, boxed confirmation cachet and all appropriate markings, traces of hinges on reverse, still VF
150.00
1283    298-301
August 26-September 2, 1925, First Flight registered cover from Tashkent to Berlin via Moscow, franked by perforated complete set of Lenin Mausoleum, hand-written registered marking, arrival ds, light vertical fold on the left did not affect the stamps, otherwise VF
250.00
1284    C6-8, C11
September 19-22, 1928, "Dobroliot" First Flight pre-printed cover from Moscow to Irkutsk, franked by four air post stamps, violet "Dobroliot" confirmation cachet and Irkutsk "22.9.28" arrival ds on reverse, VF
500.00
1285    
May 5-28, 1931, First Flight Colombian stationery cover on line "Leningrad - Berlin", franked by five Soviet Union stamps, delivered by sea to Buenaventura, upon arrival to Colombia uprated by six adhesives, posted into SCADTA Flight to Cali, all appropriate markings, Cali "28.V.1931" arrival ds, VF
300.00
1286    C34-35
August 26-28, 1932, First Polar Flight "Franz Josef Land - Arkhangelsk" postcard and cover, both addressed to USA, franked by International Polar Year stamps of 50k and 1r respectively, triangle red flight cachet and all appropriate markings, VF
200.00
1287    

Catapult Flights

July 9-10, 1933, "Bremen" Catapult Flight registered cover from Leningrad to New York, franked by three Soviet Union stamps, posted into "Leningrad - Berlin" Flight, upon arrival to Berlin uprated with eight German values, s/s"Bremen" green confirmation cachet, NYC "7-10-1933" arrival ds, VF, Haberer 127R, rank "LP" (very rare)
500.00
1288    
October 1-2, 1933, "Bremen" Catapult Flight registered cover from Leningrad to New York, franked by four Soviet Union stamps, posted into "Leningrad - Berlin" Flight, uprated with six German adhesives upon arrival to Berlin, s/s "Bremen" violet confirmation cachet, NYC "10-2-1933" arrival postmark, VF
400.00
1289    

DO-X "Dornier" Flight

January 30, 1931, DO-X First "Europe - America" Flight cover from Leningrad to USA, franked by 12 Soviet Union adhesives, uprated with Zeppelin SAF complete set of two upon arrival to Germany, cancelled on board, red and black confirmation cachet and all appropriate markings, VF
500.00
1290    389, 395, 414

Zeppelin Flights

September 10-11, 1930, Zeppelin Moscow Return Flight postcard to Germany, franked by four regular stamps, special Moscow Flight cancellation, Friedrichshafen "11.9.30" arrival ds, VF and scarce non-Zeppelin franking, Sieger #85D
150.00
1291    B54, B56
September 10-11, 1930, Zeppelin Moscow Return Flight cover to Hamburg, franked by seven values, tied by Moscow date stamp instead of special flight cancellation, German red oval confirmation cachet and Zeppelin label, Friedrichshafen "11.9.30" receiver, VF and scarce, Sieger #85E
300.00
1292    C21-23
August 29 - September 1, 1932, Zeppelin 5th South America Flight registered postcard to Brazil, franked by three air post values, Berlin connection, violet flight cachet, Pernambuco "1.IX.32" arrival ds, VF, Sieger #171A
500.00