Lots 640 - 660, Catalogue of Auction #53 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
640  AR2

Postal Saving stamps

1918, 5k green on paper with buff network, complete sheet of 100 (four panes of 25), spectacular perforation freak at the bottom left due to pre-printing paper fold, favor Moscow cancellation, minor marginal creases, full OG, VF
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100.00
641  149a
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 35k ultra, nice margins imperforated copy, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF
250.00
642 **/*   150, var
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 70k brown, bottom sheet margin block of four, two right stamps without varnish lines variety, full OG, NH or LH (top stamps), VF
100.00
643  150
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 70k brown, right sheet margin block of 20 (4x5), violet cancellation of Moscow Treasury Post Office on March 27, 1918, which is over six months earlier the date of official issue, full OG, VF and truly an exhibition item
1000.00
644  178a
1921, 2r brown, double impression, full OG, LH, VF
75.00
645 **   183 var
1921, 250r with double impression of green and dark violet colors, horizontal pair printed on ordinary paper, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, Raritan Stamps opinion (2009)
1000.00
646 **   183c, var
1921, 250r violet, printed on thin paper, complete gutter sheet of 50 (two panes of 25), spectacular pre-printed paper folds on the right, marginal damage is affecting one stamp, otherwise full OG, NH, VF
100.00
647  186 var
1922, 1000r carmine, printed on ordinary paper, provisionally rouletted, complete Stanitsa Skossyrskaya (Oblast Voiska Donskogo) marking, F/VF and rare
100.00
648  187a
1921, New Russian Triumphant, proof of 40r in dark gray, small size stamp, small triangle of the watermark "lozenges" underneath, right sheet margin block of four, no gum as produced, VF and rare multiple
2000.00
649  195b var
1922, black surcharge 10,000r on 40r slate, basic stamp is large size, broken "1" in surcharge variety, neat postal cancellation, VF
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100.00
650  200f
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, LH, VF, expertized by Rosselevitch, P. Buchsbayew certificate
200.00
651    200
1922, stationery envelope with violet trident surcharge 35k on 7k blue, sent by registered mail from Novocherkassk to Germany, uprated by ten stamps, including red surcharge 10,000r on 40r slate, all appropriate markings, VF
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100.00
652 **   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
150.00
653 **   203 var
1922, 7500r blue, printed on watermarked paper, bottom left corner margin block of four, nice foldover freak, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
654 **   211-15 var
1922, 5th Anniversary of the October Revolution, complete set of five, in addition stamp of 5r with orange shade, all are sheet margin copies, printed on thinned (0.05-0.055mm) paper, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
655  213 var
1922, 5th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 25r black and violet, black color is strongly shifted to the left, full OG, VLH, VF
75.00
656 **   223
1922-23, typo "Star" surcharge 5r on 20k blue and red, top left corner margin imperforated block of eight (4x2), full OG, NH, VF
100.00
657 **   223 var
1922-23, litho "Star" surcharge 5r on 20k blue and carmine, imperforated horizontal pair with gutter in the middle, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
658 **   224
1922-23, litho "Star" surcharge 20r on 15k red brown and blue, surcharge position 52 (setting of 100), full OG, NH, VF and rare, P. Buchsbayew certificate, C.v. $10,000 as hinged
5000.00
659 **   238a-41c
1923, 1r-20r, imperforated complete set of seven, 4r and 20r are sheet margin copies, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $520 as hinged
250.00
660  241A
1923, soldier, two perforated and two imperforated essays of 20r in gray black or violet black, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $800 as hinged
200.00