Lots 1528 - 1638, Catalogue of Auction #51 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
1528  546-50
1935, Anti-War Propaganda issue, complete set of five, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $515
200.00
1529  555-58, 569-72
1935, Engels and Iranian Arts, two complete sets of four, full OG, LH or previously hinged, mostly VF, C.v. $200
100.00
1530 **   559-68
1935, Moscow Spartacist Games, complete set of ten, fresh and nice, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,100
500.00
1531  559-68
1935, Moscow Spartacist Games, complete set of ten, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $435.50
200.00
1532 **/*   573-76
1935, Kalinin, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH or VLH (two top stamps of each block), VF
100.00
1533  576 imp
1935, M. Kalinin, 20k brown black, balanced ample margins imperforated copy, fresh and flawless, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $1,400
600.00
1534  577 imp
1935, Leo Tolstoy, 3k olive black and violet, nice margins imperforated copy, slight diagonal crease at the bottom right and minor gum toning, full OG, previously hinged, VF appearance
750.00
1535  577 var
1935, Leo Tolstoy, 3k olive black and violet, perforation 14, vertical pair imperforated between stamps, top stamp with pinhole, CTO with full OG, VF
150.00
1536 **   578 var
1935, Leo Tolstoy, 10k violet black, black brown and gray blue, perforation 14, bottom sheet margin transition block of six with gray blue color partly omitted on the right stamps, watermark "1" on margin, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
1537  579 var
1935, Leo Tolstoy, 20k black brown and green, perforation 14, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right, CTO with full OG, VF
100.00
1538 **   577a-79a
1935, Leo Tolstoy, complete set of three, perforation 11, blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
1539  579 var
1935, Leo Tolstoy, 20k black brown and green, perforation 11, vertical pair imperforated between stamps, top stamp with imperceptible pinhole, neatly cancelled, F/VF
150.00
1540 **   580-82, a
1935, Revolutionary Heroes, complete set of three, perforation 11, in addition 2k and 4k with perforation 14, all are in blocks of four, full OG, NH (one stamp of #581a is LH), VF
200.00
1541  581 imp
1935, N. Bauman, 4k claret, bottom sheet margin imperforated copy, full OG, LH, VF
75.00
1542 **   583-88
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, perforation 14, complete set in blocks of four, fresh and nice, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $500++
400.00
1543 **   584, 587 var
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, 2k cooper red and 10k gray blue, two blocks of four with perforation 14, printed on porous "cotton" paper with design visible on gum side, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
1544  587 var
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, 10k gray blue, perforation 14, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right, light horizontal crease, CTO with full OG, VF appearance
100.00
1545 **   589 var
1936, Nikolai Dobrolyubov, 10k rose lake, perforation 11, block of four, bottom right stamp with joined "3" and "6" in "1836" variety, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
1546 **   589a, 610, var
1936-38, Nikolai Dobrolyubov 10k rose lake and Shota Rustaveli 20k deep green, printed on white and creamy paper, blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
1547 **   590-95
1937, Alexander Pushkin, complete set in blocks of four, most with sheet margins, all with perforation 12, except 80k - perforation 14x12 (folded along horizontal perforation), full OG, NH, F/VF
250.00
1548 **   590-94 var
1937, Alexander Pushkin, complete set of five, printed on ordinary paper, sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, F/VF
300.00
1549 **   590 var
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 10k yellow brown, perforation 14, block of four, right stamps with a dot in "o" in "Pochta" variety, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
1550 **   590 var
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 10k yellow brown, perforation 14x12 1/2, top sheet margin copy, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH (LH on margin, far away from the stamp), VF
150.00
1551  590 var
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 10k yellow brown, perforation 14x12 1/2, bottom sheet margin copy, imperforated at the bottom, neat cancellation, F/VF
100.00
1552  592 var
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 40k rose lake, perforation 11 1/2 , top left corner margin block of six (2x3), imperforated on the left, slight crease on margin, neatly cancelled, F/VF and rare multiple
1000.00
1553 **   597-604, var
1937, Architectural Projects, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, in addition five blocks of color varieties, full OG, NH, VF
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400.00
1554 **   598 var
1937, Architectural Projects, 5k brown red, printed on thick (0.09mm) paper, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison
100.00
1555 **   600
1937, Architectural Projects, 15k black, right sheet margin block of four, the "key" value of the set, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
1556 **   602a
1937, Architectural Projects, 30k gray black, perforation 11, left sheet margin horizontal strip of three, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $300 as hinged singles
200.00
1557    603a
1937, Architectural Projects, imperforated souvenir sheet of four, used on June 16 (the first day of issue) on local cover from the Architects Congress in Moscow, postmarked on arrival, mostly VF
150.00
1558 **   604 imp
1937, Architectural Projects, 50k brown, right margin horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
4000.00
1559 **   606-09
1937, Dzerzhinsky, complete set in blocks of four, three of which with sheet margins, blocks of 10k and 20k with slight offset on reverse, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $320++
100.00
1560  606 var
1937, Dzerzhinsky, 10k yellow brown, three perforation errors, imperforated at the top, bottom and on the right, CTO with full OG or cancelled, VF
250.00
1561  606 var
1937, Dzerzhinsky, 10k yellow brown, vertical pair imperforated between stamps, minor facial soiling from stamp ink, Leningrad cancellation, VF
150.00
1562  606 var
1937, Dzerzhinsky, 10k yellow brown, left sheet margin horizontal pair, imperforated vertically between stamps and on the right, nicely cancelled, VF
250.00
1563  606 var
1937, Dzerzhinsky, 10k red lilac instead of yellow brown, probably UV discoloration, left sheet margin horizontal pair, imperforated vertically between stamps and on the left, lightly cancelled, VF
150.00
1564  607 var
1937, Dzerzhinsky, 20k blue green, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right, light cancellation, F/VF
150.00
1565 **   611-13
1938, Paris Exhibition, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
1566  612 var
1938, Paris Exhibition, 20k dark carmine, partial double printing of the text in the middle of the stamp, full OG, LH, VF and unusual variety
100.00
1567  613A/19A
1937-41, 1k-50k, regular issue, complete set of 12, printed on paper without watermark, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $382
150.00
1568 **   613A/19A
1937-40, regular issue, 1k-50k, printed on paper without watermark, seven blocks of four, including 4k, 5k and 20k, full OG, NH, VF and scarce assembly
1000.00
1569 **   615
1938, farm worker 4k claret, printed on paper without watermark, right sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
1570  616A imp
1938, worker 10k olive green, balanced margins imperforated copy, fresh and nice, full OG, previously hinged, VF
1000.00
1571 **   617 var
1936, farm worker 20k gray green, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right, minor gum creases, full OG, NH, F/VF
400.00
1572  617A imp
1938, peasant 20k green, top sheet margin imperforated copy, slight full original gum disturbance, LH on margin, VF
500.00
1573 **   620-22, var
1939-40, Lenin, two complete sets in blocks of four, some with sheet margins, representing two different size of stamps of two issues, one stamp with minor offset on reverse, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
1574 **   622 var
1939-40, Lenin, 10r indigo, bottom left corner margin block of four, full offset of the stamp design on reverse shifted to the left, full OG, NH, VF, a common block of four is added for comparison
100.00
1575 **   625-28, 636-42
1938, North Pole Flight, 1st and 2nd Trans-Atlantic Flights, three complete sets, the total is 11 stamps, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $210
100.00
1576 **   625-28
1938, North Pole Flight, complete set in corner margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $300++
200.00
1577 **   629-35
1938, 20th Anniversary of the Red Army, complete set of seven, full OG, NH, F/VF
75.00
1578 **   636-39, var
1938, First Trans-Polar Flight, complete set in blocks of four, in addition block of 10k on ordinary (thin) paper, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
1579 **   640-42
1938, Second Trans-Polar Flight, complete set in corner margin blocks of four, block of 10k is slightly folded and one stamp has natural inclusion, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
1580 **   643-46, var
1938, Papanin Expedition, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, in addition block of 10k with color shade variety, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
1581 **   647-58
1937-38, Coat of Arms of the Soviet Republics, complete set in blocks of four, most with sheet margins, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,400++
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600.00
1582 **   659-65
1938, Child Welfare, complete set in blocks of four, most with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $600++
400.00
1583 **   666-77
1938, Landscapes of Crimea and Caucasus, complete set of 12, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $225
150.00
1584 **   666-77
1938, Landscapes of Crimea and Caucasus, complete set in blocks of four, many with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiples
Click the numbers below to see additional images:
2, 3, 4
1500.00
1585 **   678-86
1938, Balloons and Airplanes, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,000++
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750.00
1586 **   687-92
1938, Moscow Subway, complete set of six, mostly margin copies, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $110
75.00
1587 **   687-92
1938, Moscow Subway, complete set in corner margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
1588  687 var
1938, Moscow Subway, 10k lilac, left sheet margin copy, imperforated on the left, full OG, previously hinged, VF
400.00
1589 **   693-97
1938, Youth Communists, complete set of five, some with sheet margins, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $175
100.00
1590 **   698-705
1938, Sports issue, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,400++
1000.00
1591 **   713-62, C76-76D
1939 Year, complete set of 50 stamps (less #706-12), full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $688
400.00
1592 **   706-12
1939, Views of Moscow, complete set in blocks of four, some with sheet margins, block of 30k has one stamp with two tiny toning spots, otherwise fresh, full OG, NH, VF
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500.00
1593  706 var
1939, View of Moscow, 10k brown, printed on ordinary instead of chalk-surfaced paper, full OG, previously hinged, VF and very rare unrecorded paper variety
2000.00
1594 **   724-33, var
1939, Soviet Agriculture Fair, complete set in blocks of four, most with sheet margins, in addition block of 50k on thinner paper, 10k, 20k and 60k with comb perforation, block of 1r with three minor spots of gum loss, fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF
Click here to see Part 2
200.00
1595 **   726 var
1939, Soviet Agriculture Fair, 20k indigo, bottom sheet margin block of four, lower left stamp with a line across text at the bottom variety, full OG, NH, VF
Click here to see enlarged fragment
100.00
1596  732 var
1939, Soviet Agriculture Fair, 80k dark violet, bottom sheet margin copy, imperforated at the bottom, neat corner cancellation, VF
250.00
1597 **   734-36 var
1939, 5k, 15k and 30k, typo printing, perforation L12 1/2, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
1598 **   734 var
1939, miner 5k red, right sheet margin block of four, top right stamp with "6" instead of "5" in denomination, insignificant gum crease, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1599  735 var
1939, soldier 15k dark green, typo printing, re-entry with completely different shading and white outline of soldier, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF and scarce, a common stamp is added for comparison
200.00
1600  743 var
1939, strongly shifted to the bottom black surcharge 30k on 4k claret, printed on watermarked paper, CTO with full OG, VF
75.00
1601  743a
1939, black surcharge 30k on 4k claret, left sheet margin block of ten (5x2), CTO with full OG, F/VF, C.v. $500++
100.00
1602 **   745-48
1939, Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin, complete set in blocks of four, fresh, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $240++
150.00
1603 **   749-56
1939, Crimea and Caucasus Sanatoria, complete set in blocks of four, two of which are slightly folded along perforation, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $300++
200.00
1604  749 var
1939, Kislovodsk Sanatorium, 5k dull brown, left sheet margin copy, imperforated on the left, CTO with slightly creased full OG, VF
150.00
1605  750 var
1939, Sochi Sanatorium, 10k carmine rose, top sheet margin copy, imperforated at the top, neat cancellation, VF
120.00
1606  751 var
1939, Sochi Sanatorium, 15k yellow green, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right, lightly cancelled, VF
120.00
1607 **   757-59
1939, Mikhail Lermontov, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $320++
150.00
1608  758 var
1939, Mikhail Lermontov, 30k dark green and black, bottom sheet margin vertical pair with double perforation between stamps and imperforated at the bottom, nicely cancelled, VF
300.00
1609 **   760-62 var
1939, Nikolai Chernyshevski, complete set in blocks of four, 15k with perforation L12 1/2, 30k has raster vertical diamond, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
1610 **   763/816
1940 Year, complete set of 43 stamps (less #794-810), full OG, NH, F/VF or better, C.v. $485
250.00
1611 **   763-66
1940, Anton Chekhov, complete set in blocks of four, slight gum waves on blocks of 15k and 30k, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $120++
100.00
1612 **   766 var
1940, Anton Chekhov, 30k red brown, raster vertical diamond, block of four, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
1613 **   767-71
1940, Western Byelorussia and Western Ukraine, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
1614 **   768 var
1940, Western Byelorussia and Western Ukraine, 30k myrtle green, vertical pair with partly omitted horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1615 **   772-75
1940, Ice-Breaker "Sedov", complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $260++
150.00
1616 **   776-79
1940, Vladimir Mayakovski, complete set in corner margin blocks of four, one stamp of 15k with tiny gum wrinkle, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1617 **   776 var
1940, Vladimir Mayakovski, 15k dark red, comb perforation 12x12 1/2, block of four, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
1618 **   778 var
1940, Vladimir Mayakovski, 60k dark gray blue, raster vertical diamond, right sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
1619 **   780-83
1940, Konstantin Timiryazev, complete set in blocks of four, in addition block of 30k in reddish brown shade, one block of 30k has insignificant paper wrinkle, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1620 **   784-88, var
1940, Physical Culture Day, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, in addition block of 15k with raster horizontal diamond, all with perforation L12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $400++
250.00
1621 **   789-93
1940, Peter Tchaikovsky, complete set in top right corner margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $400++
200.00
1622 **   794-810
1940, All-Union Agriculture Fair, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $700++
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600.00
1623  796 var
1940, All-Union Agriculture Fair, 30k multicolored, yellow color is strongly shifted to the right, tiny natural paper inclusion, full OG, LH, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison
100.00
1624 **   796/808
1940, All-Union Agriculture Fair, se-tenant block of four and three vertical or horizontal se-tenant pairs, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
1625  801 var
1940, All-Union Agriculture Fair, 30k multicolored, top right corner margin copy, imperforated at the top, slight paper wrinkle, CTO with full OG, VF
150.00
1626  809 var
1940, All-Union Agriculture Fair, 50k multicolored, top sheet margin copy, imperforated at the top, CTO with full OG, VF
500.00
1627  810 var
1940, All-Union Agriculture Fair, 60k multicolored, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right, postal cancellation, minor reversal soiling, still F/VF and rare
500.00
1628 **   811-16, imp
1940, Perekop, perforated and imperforated sets in blocks of four, some with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $360++
150.00
1629 **   820 var
1941, Locomotives, 30k dark brown, perforation L12 1/2, top left corner margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1630 **   824-31A
1941-43, 23rd Anniversary of the Red Army, two complete sets in blocks of four, comb and line perforation respectively, full OG, NH, VF
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600.00
1631 **   824-31 var
1941, 23rd Anniversary of the Red Army, complete set in vertical or horizontal gutter blocks of four, comb perforation, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
1000.00
1632 **   836-37
1941, Kirghiz Soviet Republic, complete set in blocks of four, stamp of 15k with perforation L12 1/2, stamp of 30k with comb perforation 12x12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1633 **   838-40, 843-44
1941, Nikolai Zhukovski and Moscow Kremlin, two complete sets in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1634 **   840 var
1941, Nikolai Zhukovski, 50k brown violet, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
500.00
1635 **   845-49, var
1941, Vassily Surikov, complete set in blocks of four, in addition block of 1r with dark brown shade, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,000++
750.00
1636 **   850-51
1941, Mikhail Lermontov, complete set in corner margin blocks of nine, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,125++
400.00
1637 **   850 var
1941, Mikhail Lermontov, 15k blue green, comb perforation 12 1/2x12, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
1638 **   850 var
1941, Mikhail Lermontov, comb perforation 12 1/2x12, bottom right corner margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
300.00