Lots 1174 - 1182, Catalogue of Auction #54 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
1174 */U   

Collection in Large Minkus Album

1864-1970, several thousand mint and used (80%) stamps, mainly in complete issues, representing Imperial Russia, RSFSR and Soviet Union, including postage, semi-postals and air post stamps, numerous nice and valuable items throughout, such as Sverdlov and Nogin (LH), Agriculture Fair of 1940 (NH), Stalin s.s. on white paper (NH), Skyscrapers (LH), North Pole sheets and much more. Unfortunately expensive semi-postals are forgeries, some sets and souvenir sheets, which marked as NH, in fact hinged or have no gum, nevertheless condition is well above average, most with full OG or used, F/VF, owner’s C.v. is over $14,000
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1500.00
1175 */U   

Intact Collection in Four Scott Albums

1864-1979, over five thousand mint and used stamps from all regimes of the period, representing postage, semi-postal, air post and back of the book issues with high level of completeness. Highlights of mint material included: 1k-7r on horizontally laid paper, Romanov Dynasty set of 17, surcharges 8k on commemorative stamps, Moscow and Leningrad Exhibitions, nice range of 1936-41 issues, most of the souvenir sheets from 1937-55 and much-much more. Condition is generally fresh (some flaws noted), full OG for mint and CTO or used, F/VF, high C.v.
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2000.00
1176 */U   

Nice Early Issues on Album Pages

1918-30, several hundred mostly mint stamps, starting with RSFSR issues, then early Soviet Union stamps, Foreign Exchange Tax and other back of the book, including singles, pairs and multiples, valuable items and much more, some mixed condition, but generally nice and highly desirable material, full OG, NH/hinged or used, F/VF, C.v. is over $3,000
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600.00
1177 **   817/2415

Outstanding Mint Never Hinged Collection

1941-60, practically complete collection of over 1300 stamps and 24 souvenir sheets, neatly arranged in blue stockbook, including most better sets of the 1940's-50's, missing only valuable souvenir sheets and several mostly non-expensive items, mainly nice and fresh condition, full OG, NH, F/VF or better, C.v. is about $7,600
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3500.00
1178 **/(*)   

Clean Lot of Postage and Airpost Stamps

1933-50, two Karl Marx, Skyscrapers, Stratosphere Flight and Airships, five complete issues, the total is 22 stamps, generally fresh, most with full OG, NH, but several stamps with gum alterations or expertly regummed, VF appearance, C.v. $975 as hinged
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400.00
1179 **/(*)   583/712, C12a-13a

Seven Complete Issues

1930-39, Arms of the Soviet Republics, Child Welfare, Moscow Subway, Sports, Reconstruction and Zeppelin sets, the total is 48 mint stamps, generally nice and fresh condition, mainly full OG, however gum alterations noted on some stamps of each issue, F/VF or better
250.00
1180 **   1845/2052 var

Small Lot of Perforation Varieties

1956-58, six stamps in vertical or horizontal pairs, five of which have perforation L12 1/2 and G. Kotovski with comb perforation, full OG, NH, F/VF
200.00
1181 **   1836/2403

Small Lot of Printing Varieties

1956-60, 12 different items, neatly inscribed on two stockcards, mostly very popular and widely known errors, perfect condition, full OG, NH, F/VF or better
150.00
1182    

Nice Postal History Lot

1928-59, 66 covers franked by commemorative stamps, some International correspondences, vast majority representing 1954-56, several better items, nice collectible condition, fresh and F/VF
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300.00