Lots 627 - 757, Catalogue of Auction #52 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
627 **   247 var
1923, Agriculture Exhibition, 2r deep green and pale green, perforation 12 1/2, bottom right corner copy, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
628 **   250-59
1923, 1k-1r, imperforated complete set of ten, litho printing, well-margined copies, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
629 **   265-68
1924, Lenin Mourning issue, imperforated complete set in blocks of four, wide frame, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
630 **   270 var
1924, Lenin Mourning issue, 6k red and black, medium frame, perforated block of four with black color strongly shifted to the bottom, horizontal invalidating perforation, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
631 **   273 var
1924-25, soldier 3k red brown, typo printing, imperforated pair with double impression, full OG, NH, fine and a spectacular error
500.00
632 **   275A fn
1924-25, peasant, 2k green, typo printing, right sheet margin imperforated block of four with double impression, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #229 IIDD, €12,000++
1500.00
633  276 imp
1924-25, worker, 1k orange, typo printing, left sheet margin imperforated strip of five with perfin "Obrazets" (Specimen), full OG, NH, VF and rare multiple, Raritan Stamps guarantee (2005). This stamp of1k has never been officially issued imperforated
3000.00
634  281
1924-25, peasant, perforated and imperforated proofs of 6k in black or gray black, blocks of four, insignificant gum waves, full OG, NH, VF
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250.00
635  287
1924-25, peasant, 15k lemon yellow, perforation 14 1/2, light postal cancellation, VF, C.v. $150
100.00
636    288c, e
1926, large size COD parcel card from Kazan to Baku, franked altogether by 388 stamps, including 36 copies of 20k and 350 stamps of 40k, perforation 12, all appropriate markings, several folds and broken stamps, still F/VF and scarce mailing
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400.00
637 **   292-93a
1924-25, soldier 3r and worker 5r, the last one with perforation 10 1/2, two sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
638  292 var
1924-25, soldier, 3r dark brown and green, type I, perforation 13 1/2, left sheet margin copy, imperforated on the left, postal and a part of red crayon cancellations, VF and scarce
500.00
639 **   292b
1924-25, soldier, 3r dark brown and green, type I, perforation 13 1/2x10, nice intact perforation, full OG, NH, F/VF and scarce, N. Mandrovski certificate
1500.00
640  292 var
1924-25, soldier 3r dark brown green, typo printing, type I, perforation 13 1/2 x 13 1/2 x 13 1/2 x 10, great copy in every respect, full OG, previously hinged, VF and very rare
5000.00
641  292
1924, soldier, trial color imperforated proof of 3r in brown and red, top sheet margin copy with invalidating perforation across the design, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
300.00
642  294 var
1925, Lenin Mausoleum, 7k deep blue, bottom sheet margin vertical pair, top stamp with white spot on the left value tablet variety, full OG, NH or LH (error stamp), VF
100.00
643 **   302-03 imp
1925, Lenin, 5r brown red and 10r indigo, imperforated complete set in left sheet margin blocks of four, block of 10r with printer's marking on margin, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
644 **   304/19
1925, 1k-40k, printed on watermarked paper, six horizontal gutter pairs, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
645  305 imp
1926, peasant, imperforated proof of 2k in black, vertical position of watermark, top sheet margin copy, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
646 **   309 var
1928, peasant, 6k blue, horizontal position of watermark "Borders and Rosettes", top and bottom sheet margin gutter block of 16, perfect condition in every respect, full OG, NH, VF and possibly unique positional piece originated from a sheet of 80 (four panes of 20)
10000.00
647 **   311 var
1926, worker, 8k olive, litho printing, "small head" variety, block of 50 stamps, contains two complete panes of 25 (top half of a sheet) with invalidating perforation, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
1500.00
648 **   323 var
1925-27, worker, 2r green and rose, narrow perforation 12, horizontal position of watermark, four-side margin pane of 25 (!), folded once along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare multiple of watermark variety from the basic issue. We note that stamp of 2r with horizontal watermark from auxiliary issue of 1928 was printed in sheets of 80 containing four panes of 20
7500.00
649 **/*   304-15, 317-25 imp
1926, 1k-5r, imperforated complete set of 20 in horizontal pairs, printed on watermarked paper, most with sheet margins, pair of 3k with slight corner crease, full OG, NH or LH, VF
150.00
650  326-27
1925, Academy of Sciences. complete set of two perforated proofs, printed on thick paper without watermark, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
651 **   333 var
1925, Decembrist Mutiny, 3k green, right sheet margin horizontal pair with blank labels at the bottom, these labels are parts of the gutter, which originated from printer's se-tenant sheet of #333 and #339, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
652  340b var
1925, Revolution of 1905, 7k brown, perforation L12 1/2, horizontal pair imperforated vertically between stamps and on the right, horizontal watermark, postally used, minor perforation irregularities, still F/VF and rare
500.00
653 **   349-50, a
1927, black surcharge 8k on 7k brown, complete set of three, including both stamps on paper without watermark, full OG, NH, F/VF
100.00
654 **   353, a
1927, red surcharge 8k on A. Popov 7k blue, horizontal pair, right stamp with inverted "8" variety of surcharge, full OG, NH, F/VF
120.00
655  355 var
1927, double black (one albino) surcharge 8k on Revolution of 1905 7k brown, full OG, LH, VF and scarce, Mandrovski certificate
300.00
656  360 var
1927, surcharge (type II) 8k on postage due 2k violet, litho printing on paper without watermark, perforation 12, full OG, very light trace of hinge, appears NH, VF and rare
1000.00
657 **   375 var
1927, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 3k carmine, strongly misperforated horizontal pair, folded along perforation, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
658  376
1927, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution, trial color perforated (11 1/2) proof of 5k in lilac, fresh, VF and scarce
1500.00
659 **   378 var
1927, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 8k brown and black, block of four with two se-tenant stamps at the bottom, strong misperf remaining one horizontal pair partly imperforated, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
660  379 var
1927, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 14k dull blue and red, map of the Soviet Union is inverted (red color), vertical invalidating perforation across the design, full OG, previously hinged, VF
150.00
661  380 var
1927, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 18k blue, top sheet margin copy, imperforated at the top, lightly cancelled, VF
300.00
662 **   382-400
1927-28, the second regular issue, 1k-80k, complete set 15, stamp of 70k with insignificant gum imperfection, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
663  391 imp
1927-28, worker, 10k light brown, nice margins imperforated copy, nice and fresh, full OG, LH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
1500.00
664 **   402a
1928, soldier 8k brown, right sheet margin imperforated horizontal pair, flawless condition, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
1000.00
665  405
1928, 10th Anniversary of the Red Army, imperforated proof of aviator 28k in dark blue, large margins all around, full OG, LH, VF and very rare, expertized by Mikulski, ex-Liphschutz (lot #2612 of the Harmers Auctions SA, February 1994)
2500.00
666 (*)   411 var
1929, Pioneer's Assembly, 10k olive brown, comb perforation 12 1/2x12, imperforated at the bottom, unused, no gum, VF
100.00
667 **   413-26
1929-31, the third regular issue, 1k-80k, complete set of 14, some with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF
60.00
668 **   413-26
1929-31, the third regular issue, 1k-80k, complete set of 14 in blocks of four, fresh, full OG, NH, F/VF
300.00
669  417 var
1929, soldier, 5k orange brown, left sheet margin copy, imperforated on the left, full OG, hinged on margin far away from the stamp, VF and scarce
250.00
670  419 var
1929, worker, 10k olive green, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right, printed on paper with horizontal position of watermark, full OG, LH, VF
300.00
671 **   420a
1929, Lenin, 14k dark blue, perforation 10 1/2, block of four, full OG, NH, VF
50.00
672 **   456/60
1931-32, the third regular issue, five imperforated complete sheets of 100, including two of 1k and one of each for 2k, 3k and 5k, three sheets are folded mostly between stamps, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $900 as hinged singles
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2, 3, 4, 5
200.00
673 **   469 var
1931, Telegraph Building, 1r dark blue, raster vertical diamonds, horizontal pair, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
674 **   470-71
1932-33, Maxim Gorki, complete set in blocks of four, block of 15k is lightly folded along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
675 **   470a
1932, Maxim Gorki, 15k brown, horizontal imperforated pair, nice and completely flawless, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $400 as hinged singles
200.00
676  470a
1932, Maxim Gorki, 15k brown, balanced margins imperforated copy, full OG, very light trace of hinge, VF, C.v. $200
100.00
677  472-78
1932-33, 15th Anniversary of October Revolution, complete set of seven, including 10k with perforation L12 1/2, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF
100.00
678 **   479
1932, International Revolutionaries' Aid Association, 50k dark red, top right corner margin block of four, minor usual gum waves, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
679 **   480 var
1933, Karl Marx, 3k green, horizontal position of watermark, full OG, NH, VF and rare variety
500.00
680 **   485-86a
1932, Moscow Philatelic Exhibition, complete set of two, stamp of 3k with perforation 10 1/2, insignificant gum wrinkles as usual, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $200
75.00
681 **   485 var
1932, Moscow Philatelic Exhibition, 15k brown black, left sheet margin copy, double perforation on the left, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
682  486
1932, Moscow Philatelic Exhibition, presentation card contains four trial color perforated (11 1/2) proofs of 35k, colors - ultra, olive green, dark brown and carmine red, red overprint "Proekt. 10 noyabr’ 1932.",insignificant discoloration, still nice and an eye-catching item, VF and extremely rare, ex-Liphschutz (lot #2635 of the Harmers Auctions SA, February 1994)
8000.00
683  485-86, 487-88
1932-33, Moscow and Leningrad Philatelic Exhibitions, two complete sets of two, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $442.50
200.00
684  487 var
1933, Leningrad Philatelic Exhibition, red surcharge 30k on 15k black brown, no dot after "g" variety of surcharge, full OG, very light trace of hinge, appears NH, VF
150.00
685 **   514-16
1933, Revolutionary Heroes, complete set in blocks of four, two of which with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
686  518 var
1933, Order of the Red Banner, 20k multicolored, a black spot between "1" and "8" in "1918", full OG, LH, VF
100.00
687  520-21
1933, Baku Commissars, three trial color proofs, including two of 5k in brown and blue, and one of 20k in blue, printed on watermarked "Borders and Rosettes" paper, each one imperforated at one side and has perforation 14 at three other sides, two stamps with crayon marking on face, fresh, VF and scarce assembly
3000.00
688 **   521 var
1933, Baku Commissars, 20k dark purple, perforation 14x14x10x14, bottom sheet margin copy, slightly uneven full OG as always, NH, VF
1200.00
689  524-28
1934, Lenin Mausoleum, complete set of five, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $149.50
75.00
690 **/*   529-30
1934, Ivan Fedorov, complete set in bottom left corner margin blocks of four, one stamp has natural paper inclusion, full OG, NH or LH (top stamps), VF, C.v. $400 as singles
200.00
691  548
1935, Anti-War Propaganda, trial color perforated (10 3/4) proof of 15k in black, fresh, VF and scarce
1000.00
692 **   573-76
1935, M. Kalinin, complete set in blocks of four, full original creamy gum, NH, VF
100.00
693  573-76
1935, M. Kalinin, complete set of four trial color perforated proofs, 3k is in brown, all others are in carmine red, 3k and 10k have perforation 14, 5k and 20k - perforation 10 3/4, fresh, VF and scarce assembly
4000.00
694 **   577-79, var
1935, Leo Tolstoy, complete set of three, perforation 14, sheet margin blocks of four, blocks of 3k and 10k with watermark "1" on margin, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
695  577 var
1935, Leo Tolstoy, 3k black and lilac, perforation 14, vertical pair imperforated between stamps, CTO with full OG, VF
200.00
696 **   577a-79a
1935, Leo Tolstoy, complete set of three, perforation 11, blocks of four, full OG, NH, F/VF
150.00
697  577a var
1935, Leo Tolstoy, 3k black and lilac, perforation 11, horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, CTO with full OG, VF
250.00
698  579a var
1935, Leo Tolstoy, 20k black brown and green, perforation 11, vertical pair imperforated between stamps, neat cancellation, VF, ex-Vassilyev
250.00
699 **   579a var
1935, Leo Tolstoy, 20k black brown and green, perforation 11, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
700  579a var
1935, Leo Tolstoy, 20k black brown and green, perforation 11, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right, lightly cancelled, F/VF
100.00
701 **   579a, 589a var
1935-36, Leo Tolstoy, 20k, perforation 11, Nikolai Dobrolyubov, 10k, perforation 14, both with watermark "1" on margin, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
702  580-82 imp
1935, Revolutionary Heroes, imperforated complete set of three, stamp of 4k has top margin, two others with nice margins all around, 40k with negligible corner crease, otherwise fresh and choice, sheet positions penciled on reverse, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Raritan Stamps guarantee (2005)
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1500.00
703  581
1935, N. Bauman, trial color perforated proof of 4k in violet, perforation 14, fresh, VF and scarce
1500.00
704  582a var
1935, S. Kirov, 40k brown black, perforation 14, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right, lightly cancelled, VF
200.00
705  582a var
1935, S. Kirov, 40k brown black, perforation 14, bottom sheet margin copy, imperforated at the bottom, neat corner cancellation, VF and scarce
500.00
706 **   583-88
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, complete set in blocks of four, block of 5k has perforation 14, full OG, NH, mostly VF
100.00
707  585a var
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, 3k slate blue, perforation 11, top sheet margin copy, imperforated at the top, full OG, LH on margin only, stamp is NH, VF
300.00
708  585a var
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, 3k slate blue, perforation 11, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right, CTO with full OG, F/VF
120.00
709  586-87
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, three trial color perforated proofs of 5k in red and 10k in slate blue and brown, printed on watermarked "Borders and Rosettes" paper, perforation 14, fresh, VF and rare assembly
4000.00
710  587a var
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, 10k grayish blue, perforation 11, left sheet margin copy with edge offset, imperforated on the left, CTO with full OG, VF
250.00
711  589a var
1936, Nikolai Dobrolyubov, 10k rose lake, perforation 14, vertical gutter pair, full OG, LH at the top, VF
75.00
712  590 var
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 10k yellow brown, perforation 14x12 1/2, top left corner margin copy, imperforated at the top, CTO with full OG, F/VF
100.00
713 **   590 var
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 10k yellow brown, perforation L14, bottom sheet margin copy, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
714 **   597 imp
1937, Architectural Projects, 3k brown violet, horizontal imperforated pair, left stamp with significant paper wrinkle, otherwise fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,000 as hinged singles
300.00
715 **   599 imp
1937, Architectural Projects, 10k black brown, bottom sheet margin imperforated copy, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
716 **   603 imp
1937, Architectural Projects, 40k violet, vertical imperforated strip of four, horizontal crease between first and second stamps, otherwise nice condition, full OG, NH, VF and very rare multiple, N. Mandrovski certificate
10000.00
717  606 var
1937, Dzerzhinsky, 10k yellow brown, two sheet margin perforation varieties, imperforated on the right or at the bottom, nicely cancelled, VF
150.00
718 **   611-13
1938, Paris Exhibition, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
719 **   616/19
1936-37, regular issue, complete set by Standard Cat. in blocks of four, including color shades of 10k and 20k, in addition block of 20k on thin (0.05mm) paper, the total is seven blocks, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
720 **/*   619 imp
1937, Lenin, 40k indigo, top right corner margin imperforated block of four, nice and fresh, full OG, NH or LH (two top stamps), VF
1000.00
721 **   625-46
1938, North Pole Flight, Red Army, 1st and 2nd Trans-Atlantic Flights, Papanin Expedition, five complete sets, the total is 22 stamps, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $420
250.00
722  631 var
1938, 20th Anniversary of the Red Army, 30k black, red and blue, vertical pair imperforated between stamps, nicely cancelled, VF
400.00
723  633 var
1938, 20th Anniversary of the Red Army, 50k gray black and dark red, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right, light corner cancellation, VF
200.00
724 **   636-39
1938, First Trans-Polar Flight, complete set in blocks of four, block of 20k with slight gum crease at the top, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
725 **   640-42
1938, Second Trans-Polar Flight, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
726  666 var
1938, View of Yalta, 5k brown, left sheet margin copy, imperforated on the left, CTO with full OG, VF
100.00
727 **   713/62, C76-76D
1939, 47 mint stamps, representing 12 complete issues, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $608
400.00
728 (*)   713a
1939, steel worker, 15k dark blue, nice margins imperforated copy, very fresh, unused, no gum, VF appearance
250.00
729 **   724-33
1939, Soviet Agriculture Fair, complete set in blocks of four, 10k, 15k, 20k and 60k with comb perforation, nice condition, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $700++
300.00
730  732 var
1939, Soviet Agriculture Fair, 80k dark violet, bottom sheet margin copy, imperforated at the bottom, light cancellation, VF
200.00
731 **   734-36 var
1939, 5k, 15k and 30k, typo printing, perforation L12 1/2, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
732 **   735 var
1947, soldier. 15k gray green, offset printing, comb perforation 12x12 1/2, winged copy with wide margin on the left, two vertical marginal creases, full OG, NH, VF appearance
300.00
733 **   736 var
1947, aviator, 30k gray blue, offset printing, line perforation 12 1/2, top sheet margin copy, imperforated at the top, very slight gum wrinkles as often, full OG, very NH, F/VF
150.00
734  736 var
1947, aviator, 30k gray blue, offset printing, comb perforation 12x12 1/2, bottom left corner margin copy, imperforated on the left, lower left corner crease far away from the stamp, full OG, very light trace of hinge, F/VF
150.00
735  737 var
1943, Coat of Arms, 60k brick red, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right, CTO with full OG, VF
300.00
736  757 var
1940, Mikhail Lermontov, 15k indigo and dark brown, top sheet margin copy, imperforated at the top, CTO with full OG, VF
200.00
737  758 var
1940, Mikhail Lermontov, 30k dark green and black, top sheet margin copy, imperforated at the top, light corner cancellation, VF
250.00
738 **   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
739 **   763/851
1940-41, 64 mint stamps, representing 15 complete issues, full OG, NH, F/VF or better, C.v. $740
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500.00
740 **   763 var
1940, Anton Chekhov, 10k olive green, bottom sheet margin copy, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, F/VF
250.00
741 **   767-71
1940, Western Byelorussia and Western Ukraine, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
742  770 var
1940, Western Ukraine and Western Byelorussia, 60k indigo, top sheet margin copy, imperforated at the top, neatly cancelled, VF
150.00
743 **   772-75
1940, Ice-Breaker "Sedov", complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $260++
150.00
744 **   776-79
1940, Vladimir Mayakovski, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
745  779 var
1940, Vladimir Mayakovski, 80k ultra, perforation L12 1/2, top sheet margin vertical pair, imperforated at the top, CTO with full OG, VF
200.00
746 **   780-83
1940, Konstantin Timiryazev, complete set in blocks of four, block of 15k has somewhat gum disturbed, full OG, NH, VF
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100.00
747 **   781 var
1940, Konstantin Timiryazev, 15k purple, small size 33.5x22.5mm, bottom sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
748  781 var
1940, Konstantin Timiryazev, 15k purple, top right corner margin copy, imperforated at the top, lightly cancelled, VF
250.00
749 **   784-88
1940, Physical Culture Day, complete set in blocks of four, most with sheet margins, perforation L12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $400++
250.00
750 **   796/806
1940, All-Union Agriculture Fair, six different horizontal or vertical se-tenant pairs, one stamp has insignificant gum defect, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
751  796/808
1940, All-Union Agriculture Fair, vertical se-tenant strip of six, four vertical and two horizontal se-tenant pairs, mostly CTO with full OG, VF
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150.00
752  807-08
1940, All-Union Agriculture Fair, 30k multicolored, horizontal se-tenant pair with gutter in the middle, CTO with full OG, VF
75.00
753  819 var
1941, Soviet Industries, 20k blue, raster vertical diamond, perforation L12 1/2, top sheet margin vertical pair, imperforated at the top, neat cancellation, VF
200.00
754 **   824-31A
1941-43, 23rd Anniversary of the Red Army, complete set in blocks of four, some with sheet margins, 10k, 45k, 50k, 1r and 3r have perforation L12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $240++
100.00
755  824 var
1941, Red Army and Navy, 5k dark violet, perforation L12 1/2, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right, neat corner cancellation, F/VF
75.00
756 **   836-37, var
1941, Kirghiz Soviet Republic, two complete sets in blocks of four, perforation L12 1/2 and comb perforation 12 1/2x12 respectively, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
757 **   850 var
1941, Mikhail Lermontov, 15k blue green, comb perforation 12 1/2x12, full OG, NH, VF
75.00