Lots 734 - 769, Catalogue of Auction #46 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
734 **/*   AR1-3, var

Postal Saving stamps

1918, 1k-10k, complete set of three, vertical position of watermark, in addition 1k and 10k with horizontal watermark, all are in gutter blocks of four, full OG, NH (one stamp - LH), VF
100.00
735    AR16

Postal Revenue stamps

1922, three stamps, including Revenue 10k olive brown and light blue, used on reverse of registered cover from Orel to Petrograd, all appropriate markings, VF
250.00
736 **   AR19-20
1918, 50k and 75k, left sheet margin vertical tete-beche blocks of ten (2x5), full OG, NH, VF
100.00
737 **   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
738 **   149 var
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 35k light blue instead of ultra, color variety, tiny natural paper inclusion, full OG, NH, F/VF, Standard C.v. $165
75.00
739 **   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 C.v. $665++
300.00
740 **/*   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, Standard C.v. $265++
150.00
741 **   150 var
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 70k brown, top sheet margin copy imperforated at the top between stamp and margin, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
742  D  
1919, seven pages from Petrograd Post Office parcel book, manuscript inventory records, latest Imperial period stamps with several "Sword Breaking Chain" affixed and cancelled on reverse of each page, one page separated and faulted, others with fold, but in nice collectable condition, F/VF and an interesting postal history item (website photo)
300.00
743    
1921, parcel card on form of money-order from Yuriev-Pol'skiy (Vladimir Gub) to Kiev, sent free-frank, endorsed "Red Army. Free of Charge", all appropriate markings, archival holes did not detract, VF
150.00
744    
1922, registered cover from Nizhni Novgorod to Riga, postal charges paid in cash, endorsed "Pochtovyi sbor 30,000rub vzyskan", postmarked on arrival, VF
300.00
745 **   181-86, a, b, c
1921, 100r-1000r, 14 complete sheets of 50 (25+25), including complete set of six on ordinary paper, with two extra color varieties of 1000r, four sheets on thin paper, in addition 250r on chalk-surfaced paper and 1000r on"cotton" paper, full OG, NH, VF
Click here to see Sheet 2, Click here to see Sheet 3,
Click here to see Sheet 4, Click here to see Sheet 5
1000.00
746 **   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
Click here to see enlarged fragment
2500.00
747 **   183c
1921, 300r green, printed on thin paper, complete sheet of 50 (25+25), full OG, NH, VF, Standard C.v. $1,400++ (website photo)
300.00
748 **   190 fn
1921, 4th Anniversary of October Revolution, 200r brown, unissued, block of six, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
749 **   191 var
1922, black surcharge 5000r on 1r orange, complete sheet of 50 (25+25), offset of surcharge on gum side, full OG, NH, VF
Click here to see the back side
150.00
750  191b
1922, black over red surcharge 5000r on 1r orange, basic stamp has natural paper inclusion, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $400
250.00
751 **   192a
1922, inverted black surcharge 5000r on 2r light brown, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
150.00
752  192a
1922, inverted black surcharge 5000r on 2r light brown, full OG, previously hinged, VF (website photo)
75.00
753  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
754  194 var
1922, black surcharge 5000r on 20r blue, color variety, printed on thin paper, full OG, hinged, VF
100.00
755 **   195b var
1922, black surcharge 10,000r on 40r slate, basic stamp is large size, bottom sheet margin vertical pair, top stamp without nose of "1" in surcharge variety, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
756 **/*   195b var
1922, black surcharge (7mm spacing) 10,000r on 40r slate, two stamps of large and small size, full OG, NH or hinged, VF
100.00
757 **   196a
1922, inverted red surcharge 5000r on 1r orange, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
120.00
758 **/*   198-200 var
1922, three stamps with strongly shifted red surcharges, full OG, NH (2) or hinged, VF (website photo)
150.00
759  200f
1922, red surcharge with periods after Russian letters 10,000r on 40r slate, basic stamp is large size, left sheet margin copy, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $225
100.00
760 **   201b var
1922, double diagonal surcharge 7500r on 250r violet, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, top left corner margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
761    
1922, 38 Imperial and RSFSR stamps, including "Sword Breaking Chain" 70k brown, used on front and back of registered cover from Moscow to Basel, postmarked on arrival, mostly VF
150.00
762    200-01, 206
1922, registered cover from Petrograd to Belgium, franked by five stamps, all appropriate markings, VF
100.00
763 **   211a, 212a, 215a
1922, 5th Anniversary of October Revolution, 5r, 10r and 45r, printed on thin (0.05-0.055mm) paper, each one in sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, Standard C.v. $2,865++
750.00
764 **   212 var
1922, 5th Anniversary of October Revolution, 10r brown and black, double impression of black color, full OG, NH, VF, Hovest certificate
200.00
765 **/*   216/25 a, b
1922-23, "Star" surcharges, eight stamps with inverted (6) or double surcharge, full OG, NH or hinged (2), F/VF, C.v. $575
250.00
766 **   217, 220, 227 var
1922-23, "Star" surcharges, three sheets of 100 (25x4), including two perforated: 20r on 15k and 40r on 15k (several stamps with partly doubled surcharge), imperforated 40r on 15k with strongly shifted surcharge, full OG, NH, VF
Click here to see Sheet 2, Click here to see Sheet 3
250.00
767 **   219 var
1922-23, typo "Star" surcharge, 30r on 50k red brown and green, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
768 **   223 var
1922-23, lithographed "Star" surcharge 5r on 20k blue and carmine, cross-gutter imperforated block of four, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF and scarce positional piece, Standard C.v. $16,650 as two gutter pairs
2500.00
769 **   

Collective Lot

1918-23, seven blocks of four and four singles, including two inverted surcharges, gutter and tete-beche blocks and etc., fresh condition, full OG, mostly NH, VF (website photo)
120.00