Lots 778 - 907, Catalogue of Auction #53 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
778 **   852-55, 854 var
1941-42, Lenin Museum, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, including both 45k stamps, one stamp of 15k block with tiny natural paper inclusion, fresh, full OG, NH, VF
750.00
779 **   859
1941, People's Militia, 30k blue, bottom sheet margin copy, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $400
200.00
780 **   859
1941, People's Militia, 30k blue, block of four, bottom right stamp with tiny spot underneath, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,600++
1250.00
781 **   878 var
1943, 25th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 5k black brown, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
782  782 var
1943, 25th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 15k black blue, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right, neat cancellation, VF
100.00
783 **   886-89, 889 var
1943, Vitus Bering, complete set in blocks of four, in addition block of 2r with raster vertical diamond, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
784  886 var
1943, Vitus Bering, 30k blue, raster horizontal diamond, horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF
400.00
785 **   897-98, var
1943, Military Orders, complete set in blocks of four, in addition block of 1r with large size 21.5x39mm (a common stamp has size 21.5x38mm), full OG, NH, VF
75.00
786  907 var
1943, The Tehran Conference, 30k black, light blue and red, left sheet margin copy, imperforated on the left, neat corner cancellation, VF
150.00
787 **   908 var
1943, The Tehran Conference, 3r slate black, light blue and red, spectacular shift of light blue color, block of six (3x2), full OG, NH, VF
400.00
788 **   911-59, C77-81
1944 Year, complete set of 66 stamps and one souvenir sheet, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $207
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150.00
789 **   927-30
1944, Military Orders, 1r-10r, complete set in blocks of four, most with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
790 **   932 var
1944, Second Decade without Lenin, 30k slate and black, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
791  933 var
1944, Second Decade without Lenin, 45k slate and black, right sheet margin horizontal pair, imperforated on the right, lightly cancelled, VF
100.00
792 **   959 var
1944, Liberation of Leningrad, souvenir sheet of four, double impression of the text (one is albino) at the top and bottom, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
793 **   960-1020
1945 Year, complete set of 81 stamps and one souvenir sheet, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $260
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150.00
794 **   971-73, 1341A
1945-48, Military Orders, 1r-3r, complete set of three, in addition stamp of 2r violet brown (1948), complete sheets of 50, some marginal flaws, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $925++
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2, 3, 4
200.00
795 **   974 var
1945, Soldier with Flag, 20k slate green, red and brown, red color significantly shifted to the top, block of four, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
796  974 var
1945, Soldier with Flag, 20k slate green, red and brown, bottom sheet margin copy, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, previously hinged, VF
150.00
797  976 var
1945, Soviet Tank in Action, 30k black blue, left sheet margin copy, imperforated on the left, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
798 **   983, var
1945, Badge of Elite Guard, 60k red, top right corner margin block of four, top right stamp with broken staff variety (position 10), full OG. NH, VF
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100.00
799 **   992A var
1946, Military Airplane, 5k violet, top sheet margin copy, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
800 **   992A var
1946, Military Airplane, 5k violet, raster vertical diamond, left sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
801 **   992C var
1946, Military Airplane, 15k brown orange, raster vertical diamond, vertical pair with double horizontal perforation between stamps, full OG, NH, F/VF
100.00
802  992D var
1946, Military Airplane, 15k dark green, top sheet margin copy, imperforated at the top, CTO with full OG, VF
200.00
803 **   996 var
1945, Military Airplane, 1r dark brown, top sheet margin block of six (3x2), double horizontal perforation at the top, upper right stamp with some gum adhesion, otherwise full OG, NH, VF
150.00
804  997 var
1945, Military Airplane, 1r greenish black, top sheet margin copy, imperforated at the top, lightly cancelled, VF
200.00
805 **   1003 var
1945, Lenin, 50k gray black, bottom sheet margin copy, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
806 **   1015 var
1945, Tank on Assembly Line, 20k blue black and brown, top sheet margin copy, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
807  1021 var
1946, Victory Medal, 30k dark violet, bottom sheet margin vertical pair, imperforated at the bottom, lightly cancelled, VF
150.00
808  1028 var
1946, Soviet Elections, 60k dark green, top sheet margin vertical pair, imperforated horizontally between stamps and at the top, lightly cancelled, VF
300.00
809 **   1043 var
1946, Military Medal, 60k dark blue on green network, perforation L12 1/2, top sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
810 **   1046 var
1946, Military Medal, 60k lilac on paper with blue network, complete design clearly visible on reverse, top margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
811 **   1047 var
1946, Maxim Gorki, 30k brown, small size 32x22mm, bottom left corner margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
812  1054 var
1946, Sochi Sanatorium, 30k dark green, bottom sheet margin copy, imperforated at the bottom, nicely cancelled, VF
200.00
813 **   1055 var
1946, New Athon Sanatorium, 45k red brown, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right, slight gum crease on margin only, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
814  1055 var
1946, New Athon Sanatorium, 45k red brown, left sheet margin copy, imperforated on the left, full OG, light trace of hinge, VF
120.00
815  1059 var
1946, Moscow View, 5k brown, top sheet margin copy, imperforated at the top, full OG, LH, VF
150.00
816  1062 var
1946, Bolshoi Theater, 20k brown, left sheet margin copy, imperforated on the left, CTO with full OG, VF
100.00
817  1063 var
1946, Moscow Kremlin View, 45k dark green, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right, corner cancellation, VF
150.00
818 **   1075 var
1946, Harvesting Grain, 5k olive brown, raster vertical diamond, bottom left corner margin vertical pair, imperforated between stamps, slight marginal gum crease at the top, full OG, NH, VF
350.00
819  1080 var
1946, 25th Anniversary of the First Soviet Stamp, 15k black and dark red, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right, CTO with full OG, VF
150.00
820 **   1083b var
1947, 29th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 30k brown red, top sheet margin copy printed from worn plate, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison
150.00
821 **   1087 var
1947, Aleksandr Karpinsky, 30k dark green, bottom sheet margin copy, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
822 **   1092 var
1947, Lenin Mausoleum, 30k dark green, left sheet margin copy, imperforated on the left, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
823  1097 var
1947, Geographical Society, 60k violet black, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right, lightly cancelled, VF
150.00
824  1098-99 var
1947, Nikolai Zhukovski, complete set of two, both are sheet margin copies, imperforated on the right and on the left respectively, the last one with fold between stamp and margin, light cancellations, F/VF
150.00
825 **   1099 var
1947, Nikolai Zhukovski, 60k blue violet, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
826 **   1113 var
1947, Arms of Latvian Soviet Republic, 30k yellow brown, left sheet margin copy, imperforated on the left, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
827 **   1118 var
1947, Arms of Ukrainian Soviet Republic, 30k blue violet, left sheet margin copy, imperforated on the left, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
828  1121 var
1947, Alexander Pushkin, 30k brown black, bottom sheet margin copy, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, previously hinged, VF
150.00
829 **   1132-46
1947, Jubilee of Moscow, complete set in blocks of four, but 1r in horizontal strip of four, folded once between stamps, full OG, NH, VF
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200.00
830  1132 var
1947, Jubilee of Moscow, 5k dark blue and dark brown, bottom sheet margin copy with control marking, imperforated at the bottom, CTO with full OG, VF
200.00
831  1140 var
1947, Jubilee of Moscow, 60k red brown and black, red brown color is shifted to the right for 2.5mm, light corner cancellation, VF
75.00
832 **   1143-46
1947, Jubilee of Moscow, 1r-5r, two se-tenant blocks, formerly two jointed se-tenant strips of four plus label, slightly uneven gum as always, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
833  1158 var
1947, Moscow Subway, 60k green, top sheet margin copy, imperforated at the top, CTO with full OG, VF
75.00
834 **   1168 var
1947, Kislovodsk Sanatorium, 30k bright ultra, horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
500.00
835  1171 var
1947, Sanatorium "Zapad-Ugol", 30k brown black, top sheet margin copy, imperforated at the top, neat cancellation, VF
100.00
836 **   1171 var
1947, Sanatorium "Zapad-Ugol", 30k brown black, bottom sheet margin copy, imperforated at the bottom, tiny natural paper inclusion on the left margin, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
837 **   1189-317, C82
1948 Year, complete set of 129 stamps, postage and air post, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $1,532
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900.00
838 **   1189-92 var
1948, Leningrad Views, complete set in blocks of four, stamp of 30k has large size 32.5x21.5mm and printed on thick paper, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
839  1192 var
1948, View of Leningrad, 1r gray violet, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right, full OG, very light trace of hinge, VF
150.00
840 **   1201-02, var
1948, Vassily Surikov, two imperforated complete sets in blocks of four, original and reprint, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
841 **   1209-11, var
1948, Revolutionary Heroes, two complete sets in blocks of four, original and reprint, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
842 **   1224-26
1948, Vissarion Belinski, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
843 **   1227-29
1948, Aleksandr Ostrovski, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
844  1227-29 imp
1948, Aleksandr Ostrovski, imperforated complete set of three, balanced margins, full OG, VLH, VF
500.00
845 **   1230-33
1948, Ivan Shishkin, complete set in bottom left corner margin blocks of four, block of 50k has no gum on the left margin, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
846 */U   1233 var
1948, Ivan Shishkin, 1r brown and blue black, two copies with significantly shifted center to the bottom or to the top, full OG, LH or CTO, VF
100.00
847 **   1234-36, var
1948, Industrial Five-Year Plan, two complete sets in blocks of four, original and reprint, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
848 **   1234, var
1948, Industrial Five-Year Plan, 15k carmine and red brown, original printing, top sheet margin block of four, top left stamp with "cut CCCP" variety, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
849 **   1237/83
1948, Five-Year Plan, seven complete issues (less Transport) in blocks of four, the total is 24 pieces, minor separation on Horses 30k and two or three blocks with slight perforation toning, still fresh, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v.$1,293++
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300.00
850 **   1254-57
1948, Sports issue, complete set of four, original printing, blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
851  1254 var
1948, Foot Race, 15k violet, top sheet margin copy, imperforated at the top, full OG, LH on margin only, VF
100.00
852 **   1254 var
1948, Foot Race, 15k violet, left sheet margin copy, imperforated on the left, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
853  1272 var
1948, Heavy Machinery Plant, 30k purple, bottom sheet margin copy with control marking, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, previously hinged, VF
200.00
854 **   1275-76
1948, Khachatur Abovian, complete set in corner sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
855 **   1284-88
1948, Young Pioneers, complete set of five, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $247.50
100.00
856 **   1302-03, var
1948, Artillery Day, two complete sets of two, printed on white and grayish paper respectively, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $200++
150.00
857 **   1310 var
1948, Swallow's Nest, 40k brown, top sheet margin copy, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
858 **   1318-428, C83-90
1949 Year, complete set of 121 stamps, postage and air post, no souvenir sheets, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $1,190
Click here to see Part 2, Click here to see Part 3
800.00
859 **   1318-19
1949, Byelorussian Soviet Republic, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
860  1320 var
1949, Mikhail V. Lomonosov, 40k red brown, bottom right corner margin copy, imperforated at the bottom, lightly cancelled, VF
75.00
861 **   1323-24
1949, Semyon Dezhnev, complete set in corner margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantees on reverse
150.00
862 **   1323-24, var
1949, Semyon Dezhnev, two complete sets of two, printed on thin or thick paper respectively, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
863 **   1325
1949, Stalin's Birthday, souvenir sheet of four, gold bronze frame on white paper, appropriate size 175x223mm, tiny paper wrinkle as often, practically perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
864 **   1325
1949, Stalin's Birthday, two souvenir sheets of four, printed on slightly creamy paper with gold or gold bronze frame respectively, fresh condition with minor gum flaws, full OG, NH, VF
Click here to see Sheet 2
400.00
865    1327a
1949, Lenin Mausoleum, perforated souvenir sheet, size 173x134mm, used in 1952 on registered cover from Moscow to Israel, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF
300.00
866 **   1327a imp
1949, Lenin Mausoleum, imperforated souvenir sheet of four, size 173x128mm, some paper wrinkles and top right corner 5mm crease, otherwise full OG, NH, VF appearance
750.00
867 **   1328-29
1949, Admiral Makarov, complete set in sheet margin strips of four, full OG, NH, VF
60.00
868 **   1330-32
1949, Medicine Academy, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
869 **   1341-42, var
1949, Military Orders, two complete sets of two, large and small size stamps respectively, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
870  1343-47, var
1949, regular issue, 15k-50k, two complete sets of five, original printing, different shades, full OG, LH, mostly VF
100.00
871 **   1348-49, var
1949, Vassily Williams, two complete sets in blocks of four, printed on white and grayish paper respectively, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
872 **   1352-54
1949, Alexander Popov, complete set in corner margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
873 **   1355-56
1949, Press Day, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
874 **   1360a
1949, Alexander Pushkin, souvenir sheet of four, tiny natural paper inclusion invisible from the face, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
875    1359-61
1949, 150th Anniversary of the birth of Alexander Pushkin, three stamps used on registered FDC in Moscow, cancelled by commemorative ds, postmarked on arrival, VF
100.00
876 **   1364-65
1949, Sormovo Machine and Boat Works, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
877 **   1366 var
1949, Kislovodsk Sanatorium, 40k violet, top sheet margin block of eight, imperforated at the top, folded along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
878 **   1388-89
1949, Aleksandr Radishchev, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
879 **   1392a-93a
1949, 75th Anniversary of the UPU, imperforated complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
880 **   1415-19
1949, Sports, the second issue, complete set in blocks of four, except for 50k in two horizontal pairs, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
881 **   1418 var
1949, Weight Lifter, 1r red, raster square, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH (LH on margin far away from the stamp), F/VF
150.00
882 **   1420-24
1949, Tadzhik Soviet Republic, complete set in blocks of four, original printing, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
883 ** W  1427-28
1949, Western Byelorussia and Ukraine, two horizontal pairs for each value, four complete sets, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
884 **   1429-536
1950 Year, complete set of 108 stamps, including Skyscrapers issue, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $1,632
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1000.00
885  1450 var
1950, Moscow Museum, 40k multicolored, left sheet margin copy, imperforated on the left, full OG, trace of hinge mark, VF and scarce
500.00
886 **   1477-80
1950, Restoration of Stalingrad, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
60.00
887 ** W  1481-87
1950, Moscow Subway, ten complete sets of seven, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $390
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100.00
888 **   1491-92
1950, Latvian Soviet Republic, complete set in blocks of four, but 2r in horizontal pairs, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
889 **   1508-09, var
1950, Antarctic Exhibition, two complete sets of two, one of which with background, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
890 **   1512-14, 1512 var
1950, M. Kalinin, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, including 40k original and reprint, block of 1r slightly folded along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
891 **   1515-17
1950, Armenian Soviet Republic, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
892 **   1515-17 var
1950, Armenian Soviet Republic, complete set of three, printed on thick (0.09-0.11mm) paper, full OG, NH
150.00
893 **   1518-25
1950, Skyscrapers, complete set of eight, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $460
200.00
894 **   1526
1950, Spasski Tower, 1r multicolored, block of four, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
895 **   1532-33, var
1950, Newspaper "Iskra", complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
896 **   1532 var
1950, Newspaper "Iskra", 40k gray black and red, printed on thick (0.1mm) paper, block of four, tiny facial soiling, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple
300.00
897 **   1537-611
1951 Year, complete set of 75 stamps, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $1,227
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800.00
898 **   1537, var
1951, Lenin at Razliv, 40k multicolored, right sheet margin block of four, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF
750.00
899 **   1541
1951, Albania, 40k green on bluish paper, block of four, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
900 **   1542-44
1951, Bulgaria, complete set in left sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
901 **   1547 var
1951, Mongolian Flag and Coat of Arms, 1r multicolored, red color is significantly shifted to the top right, block of 12 (6x2), full OG, NH, VF
500.00
902 **   1553-54, var
1951, Bolshoi Theater, two complete sets in sheet margin blocks of four, one of which with background, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
903 **   1566-67
1951, F. Dzerzhinsky, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
904 **   1586-89
1951, Georgian Soviet Republic, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
905  1595 var
1951, "Three Heroes" by Victor Vasnetsov, top sheet margin copy, imperforated at the top, neatly cancelled, VF
200.00
906 **   1596-97, var
1951, 34th Anniversary of the October Revolution, complete set of two, in addition stamp of 1r in red orange shade, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
907 **   1599 var
1951, Development of Communism, 30k multicolored, completely broken top inscription, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison
100.00