Lots 653 - 692, Catalogue of Auction #48 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
653 **/*   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
654    AR9

Postal Control stamps

1921, 1r orange on buff network, vertical strip of five, used on reverse of registered cover from Tver to Petrograd, arrival ds, minor ageing, still F/VF
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100.00
655  AR23

Postal Revenue stamps

1918, 2r violet on multicolored network, perforated horizontal pair used on a piece together with revenue 1r, clear Rostov-on-Don cancellation, and perfin "Pogasheno" (cancelled), VF and scarce
250.00
656  AR23 imp
1918, 2r violet on multicolored background, imperforated tete-beche block of four, top stamps trimmed, large part of OG, F/VF
100.00
657 **   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 and varnish lines on reverse due to foldover, NH, VF and a spectacular item, Mi #149z, var
300.00
658 **   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
659  149a
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 35k ultra, horizontal imperforated pair, postal Nyandoma (Arkhangelsk Gub.) cancellation, left stamp is heavily faulted, while the right one is in collectible condition, F/VF appearance
100.00
660 **/*   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
661    
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
662    
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
663  178a
1921, 2r light brown, double impression, full OG, light trace of hinge, VF, C.v. $100
75.00
664  180, c
1921, 20r ultra, printed on thin paper, double impression, in addition 20r blue on ordinary paper with "open" pre-printed paper fold, the last one with light corner crease, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
665 **   181b var
1921, 100r olive yellow, color variety, printed on thin paper, left sheet margin horizontal pair, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
666  182a
1921, 200r gray olive brown, color variety, full OG, previously hinged, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison
100.00
667 **   182c
1921, 200r gray brown, color variety, pane of 25 (5x5), slight toned spots on gum side only, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $375 as hinged singles
250.00
668 **   183a
1921, 250r violet, "complete set" of three tete-beche pairs, including one printed on thin paper, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
669  183b
1921, 250r violet, printed on ordinary paper, double impression, full OG, VLH, VF
75.00
670 **   186 var
1921, 1000r carmine, printed on ordinary paper, three horizontal gutter-pairs with different space between stamps, two with fold along the gutter, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
671 **/*   186c, f, var
1921, 1000r carmine, two stamps in pale shades on thin paper and light rose on chalk-surfaced paper, full OG, NH (2) or LH, VF
100.00
672 **/*   182, 185-86
1921, 200r, 500r and 1000r, eleven items, including singles, two pairs and block of six, representing 12 different printing varieties, neatly identified on two stockcards, full OG, NH or LH (1), VF
150.00
673 **   188 var
1921, 4th Anniversary of October Revolution, 100r yellow instead of orange, color variety, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
674    119
1922, Imperial 1k orange, two imperforated blocks of 20 (one trimmed at the top) used on reverse of registered cover from Moscow to Petrograd, addressed to Academy of Sciences, official Academy seal, vertical fold away from the stamps, F/VF
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100.00
675 **/*   192, var
1922, black surcharge 5000r on 2r in dark brown shade, vertical pair, bottom stamp has missing a part of the design due to foldover, full OG, NH (error stamp) or LH, VF
250.00
676  192a
1922, inverted black surcharge 5000r on 2r brown, full OG, VLH, VF
100.00
677 **/*   195, b var
1922, black surcharge (space 7mm) 10,000r on 40r slate, two copies of small and large size, full OG, NH or LH, VF
150.00
678  195a
1922, inverted black surcharge 10,000r on 40r slate, basic stamp is small size, full OG, light trace of hinge, VF
100.00
679 **   200 var
1922, red surcharge 10,000r on 40r slate, basic stamp is large size, right sheet margin vertical pair, additional surcharges on gum side, full OG, NH, VF
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150.00
680 **   200 var
1922, double red surcharge 10,000r on 40r slate, basic stamp is large size, bottom right corner margin copy with interesting freak due to foldover, minor usual gum creases, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
681 **   200f
1922, red surcharge (with periods after Russian letters) 10,000r on 40r slate, large size stamp, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
682 **   201 var
1922, triple diagonal typo surcharge 7500r on 250r violet, printed on ordinary paper, top sheet margin vertical pair, in addition surcharge offset on reverse, full OG, NH, VF
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100.00
683 **   201 var
1922, inverted diagonal surcharge 7500r on 250r violet, printed on ordinary paper, block of 15 (5x3), full OG, NH, VF
250.00
684 **/*   202-06, var
1922, 5000r-22,500r, complete set of five, in addition two color varieties of 5000r and 7500r, as well as 7500r with vertical watermark, full OG, NH or LH (1), VF
75.00
685 **   211-15 var
1922, 5th Anniversary of October Revolution, complete set of five, printed on thin (0.05-0.055mm) paper, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
686  213 var
1922, 5th Anniversary of October Revolution, 25r black and violet, black color is strongly shifted to the left, full OG, VLH, VF
75.00
687 **/*   218a-25a
1922-23, seven different perforated or imperforated (1) stamps with inverted "Star" surcharges, full OG, NH or LH/hinged, VF, C.v. $450++
200.00
688 **/*   223/29
1922-23, typo "Star" surcharges, 5r-200r, imperforated complete set of four stamps, blocks of four, full OG, NH or LH (two stamps of 40r block), VF
150.00
689 **   231 var
1922-23, soldier 50r brown, bottom sheet margin vertical pair with double impression, bottom stamp has a spot of gum skip, otherwise full OG, NH, VF
200.00
690 **   237a
1923, soldier 70r in pane of 100r, two panes of 25 stamps in orange or red orange, the first one with small natural inclusion, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
691  238a-41c
1923, 1r-20r, imperforated complete set of seven, five of which with sheet margins, the high value has minor gum toning, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF
100.00
692 **   149/241a

RSFSR issues
Nice Collection

1918-23, several hundred mint never hinged stamps on stockpages, representing vast majority of issued stamps, including postage, semi-postal and air post, excellent condition, full OG, NH, F/VF or better
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300.00