Lots 908 - 1033, Catalogue of Auction #53 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
908 **   1615/88
1952-53, 39 mint never hinged stamps, representing 24 complete issues, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $533
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200.00
909 **   1615, var
1952, Petr Semenov-Tianshanski, 1r dark brown on light blue paper, right sheet margin block of four, bottom right stamp with a spot behind CCCP variety, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
910 **   1624-27
1952, Stalin Constitution, complete set in corner margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $800++
400.00
911 **   1629 var
1952, Victor Hugo, 40k brown orange, blue black and black, right sheet margin copy with double impression of black color, full OG, NH, VF
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200.00
912 **   1643-44
1952, 35th Anniversary of the October Revolution, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $160++
75.00
913 **   1646-47
1952, Vassily Polenov, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, left stamps of 40k block with dots after "1952" variety, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
914  1648 var
1952, Aleksandr Odoyevski, 40k gray black and orange red, bottom sheet margin copy, imperforated at the bottom, light cancellation, VF
150.00
915 **   1661, var
1953, Lenin, 40k multicolored, two blocks of four, original and reprint of 1956, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
916 **   1664, var
1953, Nikolai Chernyshevski, 40k buff and brown black, tow sheet margin blocks of four, two different shades, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
917 **   1673
1953, Leo Tolstoy, 1r black brown, right sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
918 **   1673, var
1953, Leo Tolstoy, 1r black brown, bottom left corner margin block of four, top left stamp with white spot over head variety (position 41). full OG, NH, VF
100.00
919 **   1689-745
1954 Year, complete set of 57 stamps, full OG, NH, F/VF or better, C.v. $253
150.00
920 **   1689 var
1957, Coat of Arms, 40k carmine rose with traces of gold, block of four, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
921 **   1689 var
1957, Coat of Arms, 40k carmine rose, large size 15x22mm, complete sheet of 100, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
922 **   1693, var
1954, Valery Chkalov, 1r gray, violet blue and black brown, two blocks of four, perforation L12 1/2 and comb 12 1/2x12, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
923 **   1702 var
1954, Ukrainian Opera and Ballet Theater, 40k multicolored, left sheet margin copy, imperforated on the left, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
924  1723 var
1954, Mikhail Glinka, 40k deep claret, rose and black brown, top sheet margin copy, imperforated at the top, CTO with full OG, VF
300.00
925 **   1731-30
1954, Agriculture Exhibition, complete se-tenant sheet of five horizontal strips of Cattle Pavilion (3) and Agriculture Pavilion (2), post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
926 **   1735
1954, 37th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 1r multicolored, complete sheet of 72 (12x6), folded once along vertical perforation, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $432++
150.00
927 **   1743-44
1954, Stalin, set of two in complete sheets of 50 (10x5), full OG, NH, VF
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100.00
928 **   1743 var
1954, Stalin, 40k rose brown, right sheet margin horizontal strip of four, blind vertical perforation between third and fourth stamps, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
1250.00
929  1744 var
1954, Stalin, 1r gray blue, left sheet margin horizontal pair, imperforated on the left, CTO with full OG, VF
350.00
930 **   1745-88, C91-96
1955 Year, complete set of 49 stamps and eight souvenir sheets (no North Pole of 1958), full OG, NH, mainly VF, C.v. $308
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150.00
931 **   1765-67
1955, North Pole Expedition, complete set in right sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
932 **   1767a fn
1962, red overprint "25th Anniversary of North Pole Station", souvenir sheet of four, type II, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
933  1778a var
1955, Ukrainian Soviet Republic Pavilion on All-Union Fair, souvenir sheet of four, red and yellow colors are significantly shifted to the left, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF
100.00
934 **   1789/904, C97
1956, 156 mint never hinged stamps, representing 38 complete issues, in addition numerous color shades varieties, perfect condition, full OG, NH, F/VF
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2, 3, 4, 5
200.00
935 **   1789-91, var
1956, International Horse Races, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, in addition blocks of 40k and 60k on grayish paper, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
936 **   1799
1956, Khachatur Abovian, 40k black brown on light blue paper, 65 stamps in blocks of 30 and 35, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $385++
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100.00
937 **   1805-07, var
1956, Vassily Perov, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, in addition block of "Bird catchers" on pinkish paper, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
938 **   1823 var
1956, Red Cross issue, 40k multicolored, blue color significantly shifted to the left, right sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
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200.00
939 **   1826 var
1956, Ivan M. Sechenov, 40k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2, left sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
940 **   1845, 1847 var
1956, Tennis, 40k brown red, Fencing, 40k green and dark brown, both with perforation L12 1/2, blocks of four, the last one with top sheet margin, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
941 **   1860a
1956, Makhmud Aivazov, 40k yellow green, three-line inscription, bottom sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
942  1860a var
1956, Makhmud Aivazov, 40k yellow green, three-line inscription, perforation L 12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, full OG, previously hinged, VF and very rare perforation variety
5000.00
943 **   1866-67
1956, Ilya Repin, 27 complete sets of two, 40k in a complete sheet and 1r in blocks of six and 21, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $540++
300.00
944 **   1888-90
1956, Alexander Suvorov, set of three in complete sheets of 50, full OG, NH, VF
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100.00
945 **   1902 var
1957, Vissarion Belinski, 40k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
1000.00
946 **   1905-2027
1957 Year, complete set of 129 stamps and three souvenir sheets (no imperforated set of Youth Festival), full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $310
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150.00
947 **   1930, var
1957, Alexei N. Bach, 40k ultra, brown and buff, two sheet margin blocks of four, perforation comb 12x12 1/2 and L12 1/2 respectively, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
948 **   1940 var
1957, Youth Festival in Moscow, 1r multicolored, perforation L12 1/2, horizontal pair, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
949 **   1948 var
1957, Mily A. Balakirev, 40k black, imperforated on the right, probably cut perforation, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
950 **   1960, var
1957, Tale of Prince Igor, 40k multicolored, two blocks of four, perforation comb 12 1/2x12 and L12 1/2 respectively, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
951 **   1964, var
1957, International Youth Games, Wrestling, 25k bright green and claret, vertical and horizontal pair, printed on thick or thin paper respectively, one stamp of each pair with joined "o" and "s" in "Moscow" variety, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
952 **   1964 var
1957, International Youth Games, Wrestling, 25k bright green and claret, two sheet margin copies, imperforated at the top or on the right, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
953 **   1966 var
1957, International Youth Games, 40k red and violet, block of four, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
954 **   1991 var
1957, K. Tsiolkovsky, 40k blue and pale brown, two blocks of four, blue or brown color respectively clearly visible on gum side, full OG, NH, VF
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200.00
955 **   1996-97
1957, V. Lenin, set of two in complete sheets of 50, full OG, NH, VF
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75.00
956  2026 var
1957, Maria N. Ermolova, 40k brown and purple, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right, small spot of gum skip, otherwise full OG, NH, VF
200.00
957 **   2028/163
1958 Year, complete set of 157 stamps and three souvenir sheets, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $267
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150.00
958 **   2029
1958, Chi Pai-shih, 40k deep violet, top left corner margin block of 24 (6x4), full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $240++
150.00
959 **   2030 imp
1958, Industrial Exhibition, 60k gray violet, red and black, right sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, this issue were issued without gum, however the gum had been officially placed on stamps intended for export purposes
1000.00
960 **   2044-46, imp
1958, Peter Tchaikovsky, 18 perforated and 15 imperforated complete sets of three, including perforated and imperforated complete se-tenant sheets of 36 and 30 stamps respectively, full OG, NH, VF
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150.00
961 **   2065 var
1958, Women's Federation Congress, 60k ultra and black, double impression of black color, top sheet margin block of four, top left stamp with "extra stroke" in character variety (position 3), full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple
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250.00
962 **   2106 fn, var
1958, Centenary of the Russian Postage stamp, two complete sets of souvenir sheets, color shade varieties, full OG, NH, VF
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100.00
963 **   2120-34
1958, Views of Capitals of the Soviet Republics, set of 15 in complete sheets of 50 (5x10), folded once along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF, Scott C.v. $450++
150.00
964 **   2126 var
1958, View of Riga, 40k brownish red, top sheet margin copy, imperforated at the top, minor gum toning, full OG, NH, VF, P. Buchsbayew certificate
100.00
965 **   2148 var
1958, Soviet Civil Aviation, (40k) multicolored, red and black color omitted, full OG, NH, F/VF and scarce, the only sheet of 100 has been issued, Raritan Stamps guarantee (2008)
2500.00
966 **   2154 var
1958, Karl Rulye, 40k violet blue, light blue and black, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF and rare perforation variety, N. Mandrovski certificate
3000.00
967 **  Mi XIX-AXIX
1958, VIII Mendeleev Congress, dark blue or red overprint on Butlerov (1951) and Mendeleev (1957) stamps respectively, unissued complete set of two, full OG, NH, VF
2000.00
968 **  Mi XX
1958, Voroshilovgrad Locomotive Plant, 40k brown and orange, unissued stamp due to political reasons, left sheet margin block of four, excellent centering, which is scarce, full OG, NH, VF
3000.00
969 **   2160
1959, Space Rocket and Sputniks, 1r multicolored, bottom right corner margin block of 25, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
970 **   2174, var
1959, Robert Burns, red overprint on 40k ultra and brown, block of four, top left stamp with broken overprint on the right, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
971 **   2237/96
1959/60, 11 complete issues in sheets of 20 or 25, the total is 16 sheets, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $584++
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16
200.00
972 **   2261 var
1959, Visit of Premier N. Khruschev to the USA, 60k blue and yellow, left sheet margin block of six (2x3), imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
973 **  Mi XIX-AXIX var
1959, VIII Mendeleev Congress, black or red overprint on Butlerov (1951) and Mendeleev (1957) stamps respectively, unissued complete set of two, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
3500.00
974 **   2416 var
1960, Lithuanian Costumes, 10k multicolored, printed on ordinary paper, top left corner margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
1000.00
975 **   2446 var
1961, Monument "Worker and Peasant", 10k orange, bottom left corner margin block of four, horizontal perforation is strongly misplaced, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
976 **   2464 var
1961, Yuri Gagarin Space Flight, 6k blue, violet and red, stamp with label in light blue and red, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, left sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare multiple, one of two known blocks of four of this perforation variety, the Mil'kin Collection, N. Mandrovski certificate
15000.00
977  2624 var
1962, Friendship House, 6k ultra and gray, inscription placed at the top due to strong shift of horizontal perforation, slight gum wave without creasing, full OG, LH, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison
75.00
978 **   2631A, imp
1962, Soviet Cosmonauts, perforated souvenir sheet in block of four (folded along vertical perforation), in addition four imperforated souvenir sheets, full OG, NH, VF
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150.00
979 **   2717 var
1963, Ice-Hockey Championships, black overprint on 6k greenish blue and plum, "1" under "o" variety of overprint, the first printing, left sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
980 **   2930A
1964, Conquest of Space, souvenir sheet of six, perforation is strongly misplaced due to foldover, two corner creases, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
981 **   2926 fn
1964, Tokyo Olympic Games, souvenir sheet in green, No.006969 at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
982 **   2926 fn var
1964, Tokyo Olympic Games, two souvenir sheets in red and green, the last one numbered at the bottom, both with "broken star" variety, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
983 **   3022-23
1965, National Space Exploration Day, set of two in complete sheets of 24, printed on shiny silver foil (Hungarian printing), full OG, NH, VF
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75.00
984 **   3031 var
1965, 20th Anniversary of the end of World War II, 2k red, black and gold, printed on ordinary paper, bottom left corner margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
985 **   3093 var
1965, Democratic Women's Federation, 6k bluish green and orange brown, enlarged stamp with inscription "Vsemirnoi" instead of "Mezhdunarondnoi", full OG, NH, VF and rare
5000.00
986 **   3192 var
1966, Moon Satellite "Luna 10", red overprint on 10k multicolored, imperforated copy with yellow color (undercoat for gold color) strongly shifted to the left, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
987 **   3276a var
1966, Space Lab "Luna 9", vertical pair of side margins strips of three, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF
750.00
988 **/U   3660, 4617 var
1969-77, Soviet Constitution, 50k red, gold and yellow, souvenir sheet with double Coat of Arms embossing, in addition 52nd Anniversary of the October Revolution, souvenir sheet in enlarged format 108x70mm instead of 100x62mm, full OG, NH or CTO, VF
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100.00
989 **   3666a var
1969, Paintings by Ivan Bilibin, complete sheet contains four horizontal se-tenant strips of five, imperforated at the top, folded along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF
1500.00
990  3666a
1969, Paintings by Ivan Bilibin, proof se-tenant strip of five, denomination in red, dated "1968", perforation 10 3/4, no gum as produced, VF and scarce
1500.00
991 **   3750 var
1970, Armenian Soviet Republic, 4k red brown and silver, silver color is strongly shifted to the bottom, bottom right corner margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, block of common stamps is added for comparison
100.00
992 **   4404a
1975, Palekh Paintings, complete sheet contains four horizontal se-tenant strips of five, imperforated on the left, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
1250.00
993 **   4460 imp
1976, Sergey S. Nametkin, 4k blue, black and buff, nice margins imperforated copy, full OG, NH, VF
900.00
994 **   4507 imp
1976, Caucasus Flowers, 3k multicolored, right sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF
750.00
995 **   4508 imp
1976, Caucasus Flowers, 4k multicolored, bottom left corner margin imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF
1000.00
996 **   4768 var
1979, Flower Paintings, 15k multicolored, rose color omitted, full OG, NH, F/VF, a common stamp is added for comparison
100.00
997 **   4772 imp
1979, Children's Drawings, 2k multicolored, imperforated stamp with label on the left and part of adjoining stamp at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
998 **   4775 imp
1979, Children's Drawings, 15k multicolored, bottom sheet margin imperforated copy, no gum as produced, NH, VF
400.00
999 **   4792 imp
1979, New Year, Olympic Misha, 4k multicolored, bottom sheet margin imperforated copy, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
2000.00
1000 **   4795 imp
1979, Flag and Soviet Emblem, 4k multicolored, right sheet margin imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF and very rare
6000.00
1001 **   4806 imp
1980, Mordovian Autonomous Soviet Republic, 4k carmine, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF
1800.00
1002 **   4808-09 imp
1980, Lake Placid Winter Olympic Games, 6k and 10k, set of two left sheet margin imperforated copies, full OG, NH, VF and rare
4000.00
1003 **   4856 imp
1980, Soviet Racing Cars, 32k multicolored, vertical imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF
2500.00
1004 **   4858 imp
1980, Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, 32k multicolored, horizontal imperforated pair, 2mm scissor's separation at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
2000.00
1005 **   4915 imp
1981, Abkhazian Autonomous Soviet Republic, right sheet margin vertical imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF
1250.00
1006 **   4933 imp
1981, Adzhar Autonomous Soviet Republic, 4k multicolored, bottom sheet margin vertical imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF
1500.00
1007 **   4981 imp
1981, Four-Masted Bark "Tovarisch", 4k multicolored, bottom sheet margin imperforated copy, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
1008 **   5012 imp
1982, Nazym Khikmet, 6k multicolored, top margin horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF
1500.00
1009  5016 imp
1982, Equestrian Sports, 4k multicolored, vertical imperforated pair, CTO with full OG, NH, VF
1250.00
1010 **   5111 imp
1982, Temryuk Lighthouse, 6k multicolored, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF
2000.00
1011 **   5115 imp
1983, Fedor Tolstoy, 4k multicolored, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
1500.00
1012 **   5140 imp
1983, View of Rostov-on-Don, 4k multicolored, right sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF
1000.00
1013 **   5141 imp
1983, Buriat Autonomous Soviet Republic, 4k multicolored, left sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF
1000.00
1014 **   5179 imp
1983, Kipu Lighthouse, 1k multicolored, right sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, right stamp with slight gum wrinkle, full OG, NH, VF
800.00
1015 **   5187 imp
1983, Partisan Madonna, 20k multicolored, right margin imperforated copy, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
1500.00
1016 **   5190 imp
1983, Wheat Production, 5k multicolored, top left corner margin vertical pair, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
2500.00
1017 **   5197 imp
1983, Campaign Against Nuclear Weapons, 5k multicolored, right sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF
2000.00
1018 **   5207 imp
1983, New Year of 1984, 5k gold, blue and red, horizontal imperforated gutter pair, full OG, NH, VF and scarce positional piece
1500.00
1019 **   5216 imp
1984, 25th Anniversary of the Cuban Revolution, 5k multicolored, vertical imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF
800.00
1020 **   5220 imp
1984, Soviet Tank, 10k multicolored, bottom sheet margin vertical imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF
1500.00
1021 **   5223-25 imp
1984, Winter Olympic Games, 10k-45k, set of three imperforated stamps in vertical bottom sheet margin pairs, full OG, NH, VF and rare assembly
6000.00
1022 **   5228 imp
1984, Snow Leopard, 4k multicolored, left sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
2500.00
1023 **   5541a-44a
1987, WWF - Polar Bears, complete set in miniature sheets of eight, post office fresh condition, NH, VF, Mi #5694-97Klb
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600.00
1024 **   5713 imp
1988, North Pole Expedition, 20k multicolored, left sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF
700.00
1025 **   5756 imp
1989, Taras Shevchenko, 5k pale green, black and brown, left sheet margin vertical imperforated pair, no gum as produced, NH, VF
500.00
1026    5771 imp
1989, Honeybees, 5k multicolored, right sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair used on unaddressed FDC, flawless condition, VF and rare
2000.00
1027 **   5795 imp
1989, Letter Writing Week, 5k multicolored, bottom sheet margin imperforated copy, no gum as produced, NH; in addition registered FDC from Moscow to Volgograd, franked by two values, including bottom left corner margin imperforated stamp, VF
100.00
1028 **   5814 imp
1989, 72nd Anniversary of the October Revolution, 5k multicolored, bottom left corner margin imperforated block of four, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
1029 **   5815 imp
1989, Kosta Khetagurov, 5k dark brown, vertical imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
1800.00
1030 **   5854/68 imp
1990, Capitals of the Republics, imperforated complete set of 13, blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
1500.00
1031 **   5906-08 imp
1990, Ducks, imperforated complete set of three in top sheet margin vertical pairs, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
1032 **   5909-11 imp
1990, Poultry, imperforated complete set of three in top sheet margin vertical pairs, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
1033 **   7065 var
2008, Beijing Summer Olympic Games, 8r multicolored, horizontal strip of three, three side margin block of four (bottom part of a sheet), spectacular perforation shift resulting in denomination is at the top instead of the bottom on each stamp, full OG, NH, VF
500.00