Lots 599 - 626, Catalogue of Auction #52 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
599 **   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
200.00
600  149a
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 35k ultra, enlarged margins imperforated copy, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Soviet philatelic guarantee hs
250.00
601 **   150 var
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 70k olive brown, color variety, block of four, full OG, NH, F/VF
400.00
602  150a
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 70k brown, large balanced margins imperforated copy, full OG, LH, VF and very rare in this quality, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, Raritan Stamps certificate (2006)
3000.00
603    
1920, registered cover from Kharkov to Kiev, black boxed "Vzyskano" (Collected) and endorsed "4r", due to unavailability of postage stamps, arrival ds, F/VF
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150.00
604    
1921, registered cover sent locally in Kiev, three-line violet marking "Za neimeniem marok oplacheno nalichnymi den’gami", endorsed "1250r", no backstamp, VF
100.00
605    AR17
1921, Postal Control stamp of 25k black on buff network, used on cover from Saratov to Kharkov, machine arrival ds, VF
150.00
606  
1920, Marx and Lenin, 5r black and white, the Lansere two imperforated essays of unaccepted design, raster square printing, no gum as produced, VF and scarce
500.00
607    177-80, 187
1921, first RSFSR regular issue, 1r-40r, complete set of five, used on cover locally addressed in Moscow, backstamped, VF and very scarce franking
500.00
608 **   180 var
1921, 20r ultra, color variety printed on ordinary paper, bottom left corner margin block of four from worn plate (unclear design at the top), some usual gum creases, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
609 **   183f
1921, 250r dark violet, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, complete gutter sheet of 50 (5x5+5x5), folded once along the gutter, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $625 as hinged singles
300.00
610 **   186
1921, 1000r carmine, printed on ordinary paper, complete sheet of 50 (10x5) without gutter, light vertical fold between stamps, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
611  190 var
1921, 4th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 1000r carmine rose, double impression, full OG, previously hinged, VF
150.00
612  
1922, "Triumph of Proletariat", 100r gray olive, imperforated essay of unaccepted design, no gum as produced, VF
300.00
613 **   191 var
1922, double black surcharge 5000r on 1r orange, full OG, NH, F/VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
150.00
614 **   191c
1922, black surcharge 5000r on 1r orange, gutter block of six (3x2) with spectacular surcharge shift, two stamps without the surcharge and control marking "1" at the middle of the top stamp, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
615  191b
1922, black over red surcharge 5000r on 1r orange, a lovely copy, full OG, previously hinged, VF, expertized by Mikulski and Romeko, P. Buchsbayew certificate
250.00
616  192b
1922, double black surcharge 5000r on 2r brown, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
617  194a var
1922, black surcharge 5000r on 20r blue, printed on thin paper, color variety, left sheet margin copy, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
618  195c
1922, black error surcharge (7mm space) 1,0000r instead of 10,000r on 40r slate, basic stamp is large size, full OG, previously hinged, VF, expertized by Mikulski, P. Buchsbayew certificate, C.v. $2,750
1000.00
619  200d var
1922, red surcharge 10,000r on 40r slate, basic stamp is large size, right sheet margin copy, surcharge on front and on reverse, the last one is placed diagonally at the top, full original creamy gum, LH, VF
150.00
620  200f var
1922, red surcharge (with periods after Russian letters) 10,000r on 40r slate, large size stamp, transposed lines of surcharge due to strong shift, full OG, previously hinged, VF
200.00
621 **   203 var
1922, 7500r blue, printed on paper with watermark "horizontal diamonds", complete sheet of 50 (5x10), horizontal fold between stamps, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
622 **/*   219a, 220b, 225a
1922-23, Soviet Star surcharges, three stamps, including two with inverted surcharge and one with double surcharge, full OG, NH or previously hinged (1), VF, one stamp with Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, C.v. $200 as hinged
75.00
623  241
1923, soldier, three perforated (all different colors) and one imperforated essays of 20r, the last one has small natural inclusion, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $800
150.00
624  224
1922-23, litho "Star" surcharge 20r on 15k red brown and blue, left sheet margin copy, surcharge from sheet position 41, full OG, LH, VF and rare, C.v. $10,000
5000.00
625  241A
1923, soldier, three perforated (all different colors) and one imperforated essays of 20r, the last one has small natural inclusion, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $800
150.00
626  241c
1923, soldier, 20r violet, bottom left corner margin imperforated horizontal strip of three, red overprint "Obrazets" (Specimen), full OG, NH, F/VF
500.00