Lots 1057 - 1119, Catalogue of Auction #47 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
1057    C1
1923, red "Plane" overprint on 45r black and green, used together with 11 other stamps ("For Hungry" complete set of four on reverse) on registered cover from Novocherkassk to Dresden, postmarked on arrival, VF
200.00
1058 **   C2-5, C6-9
1923-24, "Fokker 111", two complete sets of four, full OG, NH, F/VF
75.00
1059  C7a
1924, "Fokker 111", black surcharge 10k on 5r green, basic stamp with wide "5" variety, postal cancellation, VF, C.v. $1,000
300.00
1060  C8a
1924, "Fokker 111", inverted black surcharge 15k on 1r red brown, beautiful stamp, full OG, LH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee handstamp, C.v. $3,000
1250.00
1061 **   C10-11
1927, International Air Post Conference, complete set of two, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
1062  C10 var
1927, International Air Post Conference, 10k dark blue and brown, double variety - a dot over "A" and broken "7" in "1927", left sheet margin copy, neatly CTO with full OG, F/VF
75.00
1063 **   C12-13
1930, Zeppelin issue, complete set of two, perforation 12 1/2, 80k with minute facial soiling, full OG, NH, F/VF
75.00
1064  C13 var
1930, Zeppelin issue, 80k carmine, perforation 12 1/2, large red spot on "p" variety, full OG, hinged, VF
100.00
1065 **/*   C12b-13b
1930, Zeppelin issue, imperforated complete set in vertical pairs, fresh and nice in all respects, full OG, NH (bottom stamp of 40k pair) or previously hinged, VF and scarce, Mikulski certificate, C.v. $11,000++
3000.00
1066 **   C15-19
1931, Airships, imperforated complete set of five, nice margins all around, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
1067  C15-19, C20-24
1931, Airships, imperforated and perforated complete sets of five, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $371
150.00
1068 **   C22 var
1931, Airship over Red Square, 20k carmine, perforation 12 1/2, large red and white spot on Kremlin Wall variety, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
1069 **   C23a
1931, Airship over the Arctic Region, 50k dark gray blue, error of color, nice offset of the design on reverse, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
1070  C23a
1931, Airship over the Arctic Region, 50k dark gray blue, error of color, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $950
300.00
1071  C25a
1932, Airship over the Dnieper Dam, 15k gray, engraved printing, perforation 10 1/2, neatly cancelled, VF, C.v. $200
75.00
1072 **   C26-29
1931, Ice-Breaker "Malygin", imperforated complete set of four, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
1073  C26-29, C30-33, var
1931, Ice-Breaker "Malygin", imperforated and two perforated sets of four, the last ones with perforation L12 1/2 and comb 12x12 1/2, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $500
200.00
1074  C29, C33 var
1931, Ice-Breaker "Malygin", 2r ultra, imperforated and perforated copy, both with a blue spot between "o" and "r" in "Nord" variety, full OG, previously hinged, VF
150.00
1075 **   C30-33
1931, Ice-Breaker "Malygin", perforated complete set of four, comb perforation 12x12 1/2, full OG, NH, F/VF
200.00
1076 **   C30 var
1931, Ice-Breaker "Malygin", 30k violet, perforation 12 1/2, left sheet margin copy, imperforated on the left, minor marginal soiling, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
1077  C34-35, C35a
1932, International Polar Year, complete set of two, perforation 12 1/2, in addition stamp of 1r with perforation 10 1/2, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $275
100.00
1078 **   C37-39
1933, Stratostat "USSR", complete set of three, stamp of 5k with tiny spot on gum, 20k has some gum waves without creasing, full OG, NH, F/VF
150.00
1079  C37-39
1933, Stratostat "USSR", complete set of three, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $300
100.00
1080  C37-39
1933, Stratostat "USSR", complete set of three, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $300
100.00
1081  C37 var
1933, Stratostat "USSR", 5k ultra, broken "t" in "Aviopochta" variety, full OG, VLH, VF
150.00
1082  C40-44, C45-49
1934, Civil Aviation, two complete sets of five, printed on watermarked and unwatermarked paper, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF, C.v. $895
300.00
1083  C44 var
1934, Civil Aviation, 80k purple, perforation 10x14x14x14, top sheet margin copy, proper Moscow cancellation, slight bottom right corner crease, fresh, VF and very scarce
5000.00
1084  C43-44
1934, Civil Aviation, two left sheet margin trial color imperforated proofs, printed on watermarked paper, 50k in blue and 80k in lilac, full OG, NH, VF
2000.00
1085  C44
1934, Civil Aviation, trial color imperforated proof of 80k in orange, printed on watermarked paper, full OG, LH, VF
750.00
1086 **   C45-49
1934, Civil Aviation, complete set of five, printed on paper without watermark, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
1087  C45, C48-49
1934, Civil Aviation, three trial color imperforated proofs, printed on paper without watermark, 5k in red lilac, 50k in brown and 80k in blue, no gum as produced, VF and scarce assembly
2500.00
1088  C50-52, C50a
1934, the Stratosphere Disaster, complete set of three, in addition stamp of 5k with perforation 14, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $260
100.00
1089  C50a
1934, I. Usyskin, 5k lilac, perforation 14, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $110
75.00
1090 **   C53-57
1934, Airships, complete set of five, stamp of 15k with tiny ink offset on reverse, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
1091  C53-57
1934, Airships, complete set of five, full OG, LH, mostly VF, C.v. $505
250.00
1092  C53-57
1934, Airships, complete set of five, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $505
200.00
1093 **   C56 var
1934, Airships, 20k gray black, vertical position of watermark, full OG, NH, F/VF
100.00
1094 **   C58-67
1935, Chelyuskin Rescue, complete set of ten, fresh condition, full OG, NH, mostly VF, Standard C.v. $3,330
1500.00
1095  C58-67
1935, Chelyuskin Rescue, complete set of ten, stamps of 3k and 40k have minor toning spots on gum side, still fresh, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $1,580
600.00
1096 **   C68
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, C.v. $3,250
1000.00
1097  C68
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, full OG, LH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee, C.v. $1,250
500.00
1098 **   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, pinhole over the plane, otherwise fresh, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
1500.00
1099  C68b
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, small "f" variety of surcharge, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF
750.00
1100 **   C69-75
1937, Aviation Exhibition, complete set of seven, the high value is right sheet margin copy, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $350
100.00
1101 **   C69-75
1937, Aviation Exhibition, complete set of seven, tiny gum wrinkle on 30k, full OG, NH, F/VF
100.00
1102  C70 var
1937, Aviation Exhibition, 20k gray green and black, top left corner margin copy, double horizontal perforation at the top, CTO with full OG, VF
100.00
1103  C75 var
1937, Aviation Exhibition, 1r black brown and buff, both inscriptions "rub" on white instead of black background, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
1104 **   C75a
1937, Aviation Exhibition, imperforated souvenir sheet of four, tiny paper scratch at the bottom right, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
1105 **   C75a
1937, Aviation Exhibition, imperforated souvenir sheet of four, bottom right stamp with "a hole" in "1" variety on the right, full original creamy gum, NH, VF
Click here to see enlarged fragment
200.00
1106  C76Da
1939, Aviation Day, double blue overprint on 1r brown, neatly cancelled, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee on reverse, VF
500.00
1107 **   C81 var
1944, strongly shifted to the bottom red surcharge 1r on 30k ultra, bottom sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
1108 **   C83-90
1949, Soviet Air Routes, complete set of eight, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $124.50
100.00
1109 **   C88 var
1949, Map of Air Routes, 1r multicolored, light blue instead of ultra color variety, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1110 **   C95-96 var
1955, red overprint "North Pole - Moscow", complete set of two with missing dash variety of overprint, stamp of 2r in se-tenant with normal, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
1111 **   C96 var
1955, shifted and appeared double red overprint "North Pole - Moscow" on 2r black and green, block of four, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple
800.00
1112 **   CO1

Air Post Official stamps

1922, red surcharge (type I) 12m on Consular Fee stamp 2.25r, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee
75.00
1113 **   E1-3

Special Delivery stamps

1932, Postal Transports, complete set of three, full OG, NH, F/VF
75.00
1114    241A

First Flight covers

October 1, 1923, Early Flight registered cover from Moscow to Berlin via Koenigsberg, franked by three RSFSR stamps of 20r violet on reverse, two-line red "Mit Luftpost befordert. Koenigsberg (Pr.) 1" marking, VF
Click here to see the back side
100.00
1115    C8-9
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
100.00
1116    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
150.00
1117    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
300.00
1118    
May 5-28, 1931, First Flight Colombian stationery cover on line "Leningrad - Berlin", five Soviet Union stamps franking, delivered by sea to Buenaventura, upon arrival to Colombia uprated with six adhesives, posted into SCADTA Flight to Cali, all appropriate markings, Cali "28.V.1931" arrival ds, VF
200.00
1119    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
150.00