Lots 884 - 903, Catalogue of Auction #54 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
884    AR17

Postal Fiscal stamps

1921, Control stamp of 25k black on buff network, used on cover from Saratov to Kharkov, machine arrival ds, VF
150.00
885  AR19
1918, General Revenue, 50k orange red on multicolored network, top sheet margin tete-beche block of four, a part of red "Obrazets" (Specimen) overprint, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
886 **   AR25
1918, General Revenue, 5r green on multicolored network, vertical tete-beche pair, a part of red "Obrazets" (Specimen) overprint, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
887 **   149 var
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 35k ultra, bottom left corner margin block of nine, four stamps with omitted varnish lines variety, in addition partial offset and varnish lines on reverse due to foldover, NH, VF and a spectacular item
300.00
888  149 var
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 35k light blue, color variety, usual rough perforation, full OG, LH, VF
75.00
889 **   149a
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 35k ultra, well margined imperforated copy, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
300.00
890 **   150a
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 70k brown, nice four-side margin imperforated copy, full OG, NH, VF and rare, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
5000.00
891 **   180 var
1921, 20r ultramarine, color variety, printed on ordinary paper, left sheet margin horizontal pair, minor usual gum waves, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
892  183
1921, plate proof of 250r in black, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, fresh, no gum as produced, NH, VF
300.00
893  194a var
1922, inverted and shifted to the right black surcharge 5000r on 20r ultra, right sheet margin copy, printed on thin paper, full OG, previously hinged, VF
100.00
894  200d var
1922, red surcharge 10,000r on 40r slate, basic stamp is large size, right sheet margin copy, surcharge on front and on reverse, the last one is placed diagonally at the top, full original creamy gum, LH, VF
150.00
895 **   200f
1922, red surcharge with periods after Russian letters 10,000r on 40r slate, basic stamp is large size, left sheet margin copy, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $225 as hinged
150.00
896 **   211a var
1922, 5th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 5r black and yellow, printed on thin (0.045-0.05mm) paper, top left corner margin block of four, upper left stamp has partly omitted design, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
897    219a, 220a
1923, registered cover from Petrograd to Riga, franked by 16 values, including twelve with "Star" surcharges, four of which with inverted surcharge, postmarked on arrival, VF and rare franking
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1500.00
898 **   223 var
1922-23, litho "Star" surcharge 5r on 20k blue and carmine, imperforated vertical pair with gutter in the middle, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
899  230
1922-23, worker, imperforated essay of 3r in blue, printed on white paper, unissued denomination, left sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
900  230
1922-23, worker, imperforated essay of 3r in blue, printed on yellowish gray paper, unissued denomination, left sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
901  231
1922-23, soldier, imperforated essays of 25r, three horizontal pairs in violet, brown and lake, first one printed on white paper, others - on yellowish gray paper, full OG, NH, VF and scarce assembly
500.00
902 **   237a
1923, soldier 100r orange, two error panes of 25 with 70r stamp of different shades, full OG, NH, F/VF
75.00
903 **   

Collection

1918-23, 120 mint never hinged stamps, mostly in complete issues, including postage, semi-postal and air post, missing only expensive stamps, fresh condition, full OG, NH, F/VF or better
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150.00