Lots 568 - 610, Catalogue of Auction #47 Raritan Stamps, Inc

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

Postal Saving stamps

1918, 1k-10k, complete set of three with vertical position of watermark, in addition 1k and 10k with horizontal watermark, all are in gutter blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
569  AR4-5, AR5 var
1918, Saving stamp of 25k and two stamps of 50k, one of which with inverted background, all postally used, F/VF, C.v. $275
100.00
570  AR7-14

Postal Control stamps

1918, 25k-100r, complete set of eight, appropriate postal cancellations, fresh, F/VF, C.v. $225
100.00
571    AR10
1922, 3r green on buff network, block of ten (2x5), used on reverse of registered home-made cover from Iletskaya Zashchita (Orenburg Gub.) to Verny (now Alma-Ata), manuscript registered marking, arrival ds, roughly opened, still VF
150.00
572 **   AR23

Postal Revenue stamps

1918, 2r violet on multicolored background, tete-beche block of six (2x3), full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple
400.00
573 **/*   149-50, var
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 35k and 70k, five of each, various shades of blue and brown color respectively, full OG, NH or hinged, F/VF
100.00
574    150
1919, "Sword Breaking Chain", 70k brown, used on pre-printed registered cover from Orel to Riga, postmarked on arrival, light vertical fold did not affect the stamp, VF
150.00
575  178a
1921, 2r light brown, double impression, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $100
75.00
576  180 var
1921, 20r ultra, color variety, in addition 20r in dark blue shade, both printed on ordinary paper, full OG, previously hinged, VF, a common stamp in blue is added for comparison
100.00
577  181 var
1921, 100r olive yellow, color variety, printed on ordinary paper, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
578  181 var
1921, 100r yellow brown, color variety, printed on ordinary paper, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
579 **   181 var
1921, 100r olive brown, color variety, printed on ordinary paper, full OG, NH, VF
120.00
580  181 var
1921, 100r dark olive, color variety, printed on ordinary paper, full OG, VLH, VF
120.00
581 **   181b var
1921, 100r olive yellow, color variety, printed on thin paper, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
582 **   181a var
1921, 100r brown orange, color variety, printed on thin paper, bottom right corner margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
583 **   182 var
1921, 200r brown, three blocks of four, distinctly different shades, full OG, NH, F/VF
100.00
584 **   183 var
1921, 250r pale violet, color variety, complete sheet of 50, contains two panes of 25 with gutter in the middle, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
750.00
585 **   184, b
1921, 300r green, two complete sheets of 50 (25+25), printed on ordinary or thin paper, some marginal flaws, mostly on a common sheet, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
586  188
1921, 4th Anniversary of October Revolution, trial color proof of 100r in olive brown, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
587  192 var
1922, black surcharge 5000r on 2r, two stamps in pale brown and black brown, cracked gum without creasing, fresh, full OG, LH, VF
150.00
588  192a
1922, inverted black surcharge 5000r on 5r light brown, full OG, previously hinged, VF
100.00
589 **/*   192-24 var
1922, black surcharge 5000r, three items, including a vertical pair, all with strongly shifted surcharges, full OG, NH (pair) or LH, VF
150.00
590  193 var
1922, black surcharge 5000r on 5r blue, basic stamp is strongly overinked, in addition it has offset of the design on reverse, full OG, LH, VF
75.00
591  194a var
1922, black surcharge 5000r on 20r blue, color variety, printed on thin paper, left sheet margin copy, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
592  195a
1922, inverted black surcharge 10,000r on 40r slate, basic stamp is small size, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $225
100.00
593 **   195a var
1922, inverted black surcharge 10,000r on 40r slate, bottom right corner margin vertical pair of small size stamps, surcharge is strongly shifted and placed exactly between stamps, full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular item
250.00
594 **   196a
1922, inverted red surcharge 5000r on 1r orange, right sheet margin horizontal pair, one stamp has tiny natural inclusion, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
595 **   200a
1922, inverted red surcharge 10,000r on 40r slate, basic stamp is small size, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $250 as hinged
100.00
596  200f var
1922, red surcharge (with periods after Russian letters) 10,000r on 40r slate, large size stamp, transposed lines due to strong surcharge shift, insignificant soiling at the bottom, full OG, previously hinged, VF
300.00
597 **/*   200f, var
1922, two large size stamps with red or carmine surcharge (with periods after Russian letters) 10,000r on 40r slate, full OG, NH or LH, VF, C.v. $450++
200.00
598  201 var
1922, blue black diagonal surcharge 7500r on 250r violet, printed on ordinary paper, full OG, previously hinged, VF
150.00
599 **   202-06, var
1922, 5000r-22,500r, complete set of five, in addition two color varieties of 5000r and 10,000r, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
600  204
1922, 10,000r blue, red letter "O" litho overprint as a part of "Obrazets" (Specimen), bottom left corner margin copy, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
601  206
1922, "Proletarians of the World Unite!", plate proof of 22,500r in violet, printed on chalk-surfaced white paper, fresh, full OG, LH, VF, Mi #179 PZ
300.00
602 **   211-15
1922, 5th Anniversary of October Revolution, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
603 **   211a-15a
1922, 5th Anniversary of October Revolution, complete set of five, printed on thinned 0.05-0.055mm paper, mostly sheet margin copies, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
604 **/*   216a/25a
1922-23, inverted "Star" surcharges, including five typo and six litho surcharges, full OG, NH (8) or LH, F/VF, Romeko or Soviet Philatelic guarantees on reverse
400.00
605  224
1922-23, lithographed "Star" surcharge 20r on 15k brown lilac and blue, imperforated copy, surcharge position 19, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce, expertized by Williame, AIEP, Raritan Stamps opinion (2009), C.v. $10,000
5000.00
606  230 var
1922-23, worker 10r blue, complete stamp design offset on reverse, full OG, LH (on face), VF
75.00
607  238a-41c
1923, 3r-20r, imperforated complete set of five, nice margins, full OG, LH or hinged, VF, C.v. $518
150.00
608  241A
1923, soldier, two perforated proofs of 20r in gray and dark violet, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $400
100.00
609  241c
1923, soldier 20r in gray black, right sheet margin imperforated proof, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $200 as hinged
100.00
610 **/*   

RSFSR issues Collection

1918-23, several hundred mostly mint stamps neatly arranged in green stockbook, including postage and semi-postal issues from the period, representing singles, pairs and panes, numerous paper, shades and printing varieties, generally clean and nice lot, full OG, NH, LH or hinged, F/VF or better
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750.00