Lots 1121 - 1176, Catalogue of Auction #48 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
1121 **   C1, var
1922, red "Plane" overprint on 45k black and green, three-side margin vertical strip of five, printed on ordinary paper, in addition two-side margin horizontal strip of four, printed on thin (0.05mm) paper, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
1122 **   C2-11
1923-27, "Fokker - 111" and Air Post Congress, three complete sets, the total is ten stamps, full OG, NH, F/VF
100.00
1123 **   C7 var
1924, surcharge 10k on "Fokker - 111" 5r green, additional black dot in front of "Z" in "Zol." surcharge variety, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
1124  C11 var
1927, Air Post Congress, 15k red and pale olive green, two copies with printing varieties, red spot over "5" and cut "A" in "Avio", full OG, previously hinged, F/VF
75.00
1125  C12 var
1930, Zeppelin issue, 40k ultra, perforation 12 1/2, several "open" pre-printing paper folds, neat postal cancellation, VF
75.00
1126  C13a var
1930, Zeppelin issue, 80k carmine, perforation 10 1/2, white dot on the right value tablet variety, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
1127    C12, C13a
1937, pre-printed registered cover from Moscow to Vienna, franked by Zeppelin issue, set of two and Pushkin 50k blue, no backstamp, minor conveyance flaws, still F/VF
150.00
1128  C15-19
1931, Airships, imperforated complete set of five, two of which with sheet margins, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $300
100.00
1129  C15-19 var
1931, Airships, complete set of five with private perforation 11 or 12 (50k), in addition vertical pair of 1r with perforation 11, imperforated between stamps, full OG, LH or hinged, VF
100.00
1130 **   C22, var
1931, Airship over the Red Square, 20k carmine, comb perforation, left sheet margin block of four, top left stamp with broken spire of the Spasski Tower variety, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
1131 **   C23a
1931, Airship over the Arctic Region, 50k gray blue, error of color, left sheet margin copy, full OG, NH, VF, perfect stamp in every respect
500.00
1132  C23a
1931, Airship over the Arctic Region, 50k gray blue, error of color, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $950
300.00
1133  C25a
1932, Airship, 15k gray black, engraved stamp, perforation 10 1/2, full OG, light trace of hinge, fine and scarce perforation variety in mint condition, Raritan Stamps guarantee (2000)
1500.00
1134  C25a
1932, Airship over the Dnieper Dam, 15k gray, engraved printing, nicely centered, neat cancellation, VF, C.v. $200
75.00
1135 **   C26-29
1931, Ice-Breaker "Malygin", imperforated complete set of four, two of which with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
1136  C26-29, C30-33
1931, Ice-Breaker "Malygin", imperforated and perforated complete sets of four, the last one with comb perforation, full OG, mostly LH, F/VF, C.v. $300
150.00
1137    C26-29, C53-56
1936, registered flown cover from Moscow to Prague, franked by "Malygin" imperforated complete set of four and four stamps of Airships issue of 1934, Soviet air mail label and arrival ds, VF
300.00
1138 **   C34-35
1932, International Polar Year, complete set of two, perforation 12 1/2 and 10 1/2 respectively, sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
600.00
1139  C34-35a
1932, International Polar Year, complete set of two, perforation 12 1/2, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $200
75.00
1140 **   C34 var
1932, International Polar year, 50k carmine, left sheet margin copy, double perforation on the left, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
1141  C37-39
1933, Stratostat "USSR", complete set of three, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $300
100.00
1142 **/*   C39 var
1933, Stratostat "USSR", 20k violet, small size 22.5x47.5mm, the same as for 5k stamp, block of four, usual gum creases and fold along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH or hinged (1), F/VF and scarce multiple
1000.00
1143  C40-44, C45-49
1934, Civil Aviation, two complete sets of five, printed on watermarked or unwatermarked paper, one stamp of 20k with minor perf irregularities at the top, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF, C.v. $895
300.00
1144  C45-49
1934, Civil Aviation, complete set of five, printed on paper without watermark, full OG, LH or hinged, VF, C.v. $395
120.00
1145  C45-49
1934, Civil Aviation, trial color imperforated proofs, complete set of five, all are in brown, except 20k - in violet, printed on paper without watermark, no gum as produced, VF and scarce assembly, proof of 10k with APES certificate
5000.00
1146  C45 var
1934, Civil Aviation, 5k blue, printed on paper without watermark, right sheet margin transition strip of three, representing perforation error of vertical perforation between stamps, CTO with full OG, VF and a spectacular piece
2500.00
1147  C53-57
1934, Airships, complete set of five, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $505
250.00
1148  C53-57
1934, Airships, complete set of five, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $505
250.00
1149    C53-56
1936, Airships, 5k-20k, set of four stamps used together with peasant 80k on registered cover from Chelyabinsk to Prague, postmarked on arrival, VF
150.00
1150 **   C58-67
1935, Chelyuskin Rescue, complete set of ten, minor gum waves as always, practically flawless condition, full OG, NH, mostly VF
1500.00
1151  C65 var
1935, Vassily Molokov, 30k black green, vertical position of watermark variety, full OG, previously hinged, VF, extremely rare and unrecorded variety
5000.00
1152  C66 var
1935, Chelyuskin Rescue, 40k purple, horizontal watermark variety, full OG, LH, F/VF and scarce
500.00
1153 **   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
1154  C68
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, broken "5" in "1935" variety (position 15), full OG, LH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, C.v. $1,250
500.00
1155    C68
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, used on September 19, 1935 on registered cover from Moscow to Berlin, Soviet "Avia Express" label, Berlin "20.9.35" arrival marking, probably reduced and glued by a scotch tape at the bottom, still F/VF appearance
500.00
1156 **   C68b
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, small "f" variety of surcharge, nice copy in every respect, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
1500.00
1157 **   C69-75
1937, Aviation Exhibition, complete set of seven, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $350
100.00
1158 **   C68-75
1937, Aviation Exhibition, complete set of seven, including stamp of 1r with cut chassis variety, full OG, NH, F/VF
150.00
1159 **   C75a
1937, Aviation Exhibition, imperforated souvenir sheet of four, slight paper wrinkle at the top, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
1160 **   C76-76D
1939, Aviation Day, complete set of five and extra 40k green, representing different varieties of overprint or basic stamps, identified on a stockcard, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
1161 **   C76C var
1939, Aviation Day, red overprint on 50k dull violet, narrow space between "1" and "8" variety, top sheet margin copy, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison
250.00
1162 **   C77-79, var
1944, 10th Anniversary of the Stratosphere Disaster, two complete sets in blocks of four, printed on white and yellowish paper, full OG, NH, VF
Click here to see the back side
150.00
1163 **   C83-90
1949, Soviet Air Routes, complete set of eight, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $124.50
100.00
1164 **   C92 var
1955, Airplane over Mountains, 2r black and yellow green, perforation L12 1/2, bottom sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
1165 **   C94 var
1955, Airplane over the Globe, 2r deep blue, double impression, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison
150.00
1166 **   C95 var
1955, red overprint "North Pole - Moscow" on 1r multicolored, broken "5" in "1955" variety of overprint (position 61), full OG, NH, F/VF
75.00
1167 **   CO2

Air Post Official stamps

1922, red surcharge (type I) 24m on Consular fee stamp of 3r, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $175 as hinged
75.00
1168  C10/29

Collective Lot

1927-31, four complete issues, including Air Post Congress, Zeppelin of 1930, imperforated Airships and "Malygin", full OG, LH or hinged, #C11 is CTO, F/VF, C.v. $520
200.00
1169    222

First Flight covers

July 5, 1923, Early Flight pre-printed registered cover from Moscow to Italy via Koenigsberg and Berlin, franked by "Star" surcharge 200r on 15k in block of 15 on reverse, two-line red "Mit Luftpostbefordert. Koenigsberg (Pr.) 1" marking, arrival ds, some soiling, still F/VF
Click here to see the back side
100.00
1170    C6-9
1924-26, two Early Flight covers from Moscow to Berlin, identically franked by surcharged "Fokker 111" issue, the first one delivered with flight on July 11-12, 1924, the other one - on June 24-25, 1926, all appropriate markings, VF
100.00
1171    C20, C22a
April 27, 1932, Early Flight registered cover from Moscow to Koenigsberg, franked by six stamps including three of Airships issue, red boxed "Mit Luftpost Befordert. Koenigsberg (Pr.) 1", arrival ds on reverse, VF
100.00
1172    C34-35
August 26-28, 1932, First Polar Flight "Franz Josef Land - Arkhangelsk" postcard and cover, addressed to Germany and Moscow, franked by International Polar Year stamps of 50k and 1r respectively, triangle red flight cachet and all appropriate markings, VF
150.00
1173    B54, B56

Catapult Flights

September 22-23, 1930, "Bremen" Catapult Flight registered cover from Moscow to New York, franked by 12 Soviet Union adhesives (one - on reverse), s/s "Bremen" red confirmation cachet, Berlintransit and NYC "Sep.23.1930" arrival ds, VF
Click here to see the back side
250.00
1174    422, 424, 472
July 9-10, 1933, "Bremen" Catapult Flight mixed franking registered cover from Leningrad to New York, franked by three Soviet Union stamps, posted into "Leningrad - Berlin" Flight, upon arrival to Berlin uprated with two German positional blocks of four, s/s "Bremen" green confirmation cachet, NYC "7-10-1933" arrival ds, VF, Haberer #127R, rank "LP" (very rare)
400.00
1175    C7-8
October 1-2, 1933, "Bremen" Catapult Flight mixed franking registered cover from Leningrad to New York, franked by three Soviet Union stamps, cancelled "Leningrad - Berlin 24.IX.33" special postmark, upon arrival to Berlin uprated with six German adhesives, s/s "Bremen" violet confirmation cachet, NYC "10-2-1933" arrival ds, VF
400.00
1176    

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 (one - on reverse)upon arrival to Germany, cancelled on board, red and black confirmation cachet and all appropriate markings, VF and scarce
500.00