Lots 904 - 1014, Catalogue of Auction #54 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
904  247 var
1923, Agriculture Exhibition, 2r green and dark green, left sheet margin copy, left perforation is shifted to the design, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
905  248 var
1923, Agriculture Exhibition, 5r pale blue and dark blue, left sheet margin horizontal pair, imperforated vertically on the left and between stamps, full OG, previously hinged, VF
200.00
906 **   250-59
1923, 1k-1r, imperforated complete set of ten, litho printing, all are sheet margin copies, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
907 **   250-59
1923, 1k-1r, imperforated complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, litho printing, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
908    257
1924, COD parcel card from Moscow to Tiflis, upon receiving nicely franked by imperforated 20k green in block of 45 and a single 5k lilac, litho printing, all appropriate markings, VF
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200.00
909 **   265, var
1924, Lenin Mourning issue, 3k red and black, wide frame, imperforated block of four, bottom right stamp with dot on tie variety, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
910   Mi P3a
1924, Lenin picture (gray violet) postal stationery card 3k red, sent from All-Union Philatelic Exhibition in Moscow to Tula, uprated with Leningrad Flood issue stamp, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF
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250.00
911 **   273 var
1924-25, soldier 3k red brown, typo printing, imperforated pair with double impression, full OG, NH, fine and a spectacular error
500.00
912 **   275A fn
1924-25, peasant 2k green, typo printing, imperforated block of four with double impression, invalidating perforation across the design, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
913  275A
1924-25, peasant, imperforated proof of 50k in brown (issued color), horizontal pair printed on white coated paper, no gum as produced, NH, VF and scarce
1000.00
914 **   276
1924-25, worker 1k orange, typo printing, perforation 14 1/2, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
915  287
1924-25, peasant 15k lemon yellow, typo printing, perforation 14 1/2, neat postal cancellation, VF, C.v. $150
100.00
916  287
1924-25, peasant 15k lemon yellow, typo printing, perforation 14 1/2, postally used, pinhole, otherwise fresh, VF
75.00
917  292 var
1924-25, soldier 3r dark brown green, typo printing, type I, perforation 13 1/2x13 1/2x13 1/2x10, great copy in every respect, full OG, LH, VF and very rare
5000.00
918  292
1924, soldier, trial color imperforated proof of 3r in brown and red, top sheet margin copy with invalidating perforation across the design, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
300.00
919    294-97
1926, Lenin Mausoleum, imperforated complete set of four, used on registered cover from Moscow to Tallinn, postmarked on arrival, mostly VF
150.00
920 **   302-03 imp
1925, Lenin, 5r and 10r, imperforated complete set of two in top left corner sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
921 **   304-25
1925-27, 1k-5r, perforated complete set of 22, including both 10k stamps, stamp of 2r with perforation 14 1/2, gutter blocks of four (3r and 5r in blocks without gutter), full OG, NH, VF
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1000.00
922 **   304-15, 317-25 imp
1926, 1k-5r, imperforated complete set of 20, printed on watermarked paper, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
923 **   311 var
1926, worker 8k olive, litho printing, "small head" variety, perforated and imperforated copies, the last one with natural inclusion, both with invalidating perforation across the design, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
924 **   311 var
1926, worker 8k olive, litho printing, "small head" variety, block of 50 stamps, contains two complete panes of 25 (top half of a sheet) with invalidating perforation, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
1500.00
925 **/*   326/74
1925-27, A. Popov, Academy of Sciences, Revolution of 1905 and etc., six complete issues, the total is 14 stamps, three of which with some gum alterations, all others are full OG, NH, VF
100.00
926 **   353-58
1927, red or black surcharge 8k on commemorative stamps, complete set of six, full OG, NH, mostly VF
75.00
927  360 var
1927, surcharge (type II) 8k on postage due 2k violet, litho printing on paper without watermark, perforation 12, full OG, very light trace of hinge, appears NH, VF and rare
1000.00
928  373 imp var
1927, Dr. Zamenhof, creator of Esperanto, 14k yellow green and brown, left sheet margin copy printed on watermarked paper, brown vignette is shifted to the right, vertical invalidating perforation, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF
200.00
929 **/*   373 imp var
1927, Dr. Zamenhof, creator of Esperanto, 14k yellow green and brown, vertical imperforated pair printed on watermarked paper, brown vignette is inverted and misplaced, vertical invalidating perforation, full OG, NH or previously hinged (top stamp), VF
500.00
930  375 var
1927, 10th Anniversary of October Revolution, 3k carmine, right sheet margin horizontal strip of three, strongly misperforated, CTO with full OG, VF
100.00
931 **   380a
1927, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 18k blue, nice margins imperforated copy, vertical invalidating perforation, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
932 **   382-400
1927-28, the second definitive issue, 1k-80k, complete set of 15, full OG, NH, F/VF
100.00
933 **   386 imp
1927, peasant 5k brown, right sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, two invalidating perforation lines across the design, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
934 **   411-40, B54-57
1929-30, Pioneer's Assembly, Industrialization, Revolution of 1905 and etc. seven complete issues, the total is 30 stamps, nice condition, full OG, NH, F/VF
150.00
935 **   427-30
1929-30, Industrialization, complete set in blocks of four, block of 20k folded along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
936    440
1932, stationery postcard 5k brown, sent from Khortitsa to Berlin, uprated by bisect of 10k dark green and red, met altogether correct postal rate of 10k, mostly VF and scarce commercial card
500.00
937  457
1931, factory worker 2k yellow green, horizontal imperforated strip of three, stamp on the right is bisected, cancelled on a piece by Perm date stamp, VF
150.00
938 (*)   470a
1932, Maxim Gorki, 15k brown, imperforated block of four, fresh, unused, expertly regummed, VF appearance
300.00
939 **   480 var
1933, Karl Marx, 3k green, horizontal position of watermark, full OG, NH, VF and scarce variety
500.00
940 **   486 fn
1932, Moscow Philatelic Exhibition, imperforated souvenir sheet of four, printed on thin cardboard, appropriate size and excellent condition in every respect, no gum as issued, NH, VF and rare, Scott C.v. $25,000
15000.00
941    493/506
1933, Ethnographic issue, two covers from Moscow to USA, franked by one or six stamps respectively, all appropriate markings, VF
150.00
942 **   519-23
1933, Baku Commissars, complete set of five, fresh and flawless, usual uneven full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $500
250.00
943 **   520-23
1933, Baku Commissars, 5k-40k, set of four, blocks of four, two top stamps of 20k with slight gum crease, otherwise nice and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
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3000.00
944  520
1933, Baku Commissars, trial color perforated proof of 5k in purple, printed on watermarked "Borders and Rosettes" paper, fresh, VF
1000.00
945    520/47
1939, cover from Leningrad to Philadelphia, attractively franked by six commemorative stamps, including Tannu Tuva 5k red violet, met 50k rate for ordinary letter, still taxed and 2c American postage due was added upon arrival, VF
300.00
946 **   529-30
1934, Ivan Fedorov, complete set of two, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $150
100.00
947 **   531-32
1934, Sverdlov and Nogin, complete set of two, both are right sheet margin copies, perfect centering, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
948  540/45
1934, First Decade without Lenin, set of five trial color proofs, 1k is in black and orange brown, 5k - in black and greenish blue, 10k - in black and olive green, 20k - in lilac and orange red, 30k - in violet and brown red, the last one with shallow thin at the top, overall fresh condition, gummed (2) or no gum as produced, VF and rare assembly
7500.00
949 **   546-50
1935, Anti-War Propaganda issue, complete set of five, nice and choice, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $875
500.00
950  551-54
1935, Moscow Subway, complete set of four, full OG, LH, F/VF, C.v. $460
250.00
951 **   559-68
1935, Moscow Spartacist Games, complete set of ten, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,100
500.00
952 **   569-72
1935, Iranian Arts, complete set of four, a few toned spots mentioned, otherwise fresh, full OG, NH, VF appearance
75.00
953  576
1935, Kalinin, trial color perforated (10 3/4) proof of 20k in black, printed on paper without watermark, pen stroke on the left, fresh, VF and scarce
1000.00
954  577 var
1935, Leo Tolstoy, 3k black and lilac, perforation 14, vertical pair imperforated between stamps, neatly cancelled, VF
200.00
955 **   579a var
1935, Leo Tolstoy, 20k dark green and black brown, perforation 11, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right, slightly disturbed full OG, NH, VF
200.00
956  582a var
1935, S. Kirov, 40k brown black, perforation 14, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right, lightly cancelled, VF
150.00
957 **   583, 588a var
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, 1k with perforation 14 and 15k with perforation 11, both are sheet margin copies, watermark "1" on margin, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
958  583 var
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, 1k yellow green, perforation 14, left sheet margin vertical pair, imperforated horizontally between stamps, partial marginal offset, lightly cancelled, VF
300.00
959 **   585 var
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, 3k slate blue, perforation 14, printed on "cotton" paper with design visible on gum side, block of four, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
960 **   585a var
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, 3k slate blue, perforation 11, printed on "cotton" paper with design visible on gum side, horizontal pair, in addition two stamps of 2k on "cotton" paper with perforation 11 and 14, full OG, NH,VF
100.00
961  585a var
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, 3k slate blue, perforation 11, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right, CTO with full OG, F/VF
100.00
962  585a var
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, 3k slate blue, perforation 11, left sheet margin vertical pair imperforated between stamps, CTO with full OG, VF
300.00
963    
1936, registered cover from International Chess Tournament at Moscow, franked by six values, cancelled by "21.5.36" special circular marking, arrival ds on reverse, VF
300.00
964 **   589a var
1936, Nikolai Dobrolyubov, 10k rose lake, perforation 14, top sheet margin copy, watermark "1" on margin, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
965 **   590-95
1937, Alexander Pushkin, complete set of six, perforation 14x12 1/2, full OG, NH, F/VF
75.00
966 **   590-92
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 10k, 20k and 40k, complete set of three, perforation 14, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
967 **   590-94
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 10k-80k, complete set of five, comb perforation, printed on ordinary paper, all are sheet margin copies, full OG, NH, F/VF
100.00
968  590 var
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 10k orange brown, perforation 11, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right, neat cancellation, VF
100.00
969    596
1938, registered cover from Leningrad to USA, nicely franked by Alexander Pushkin souvenir sheet and two other values from the set, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF
150.00
970 **   597-604
1937, Architectural Projects, complete set of eight, full OG, NH, F/VF
75.00
971  597 imp
1937, Architectural projects, 3k brown violet, right sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $1,000 as singles
500.00
972 **   602a
1937, Architecture Projects, 30k gray black, perforation 11, block of four, bottom left stamp with slight facial abrasion spot, otherwise full OG, NH, VF
300.00
973 **   604 imp
1937, Architectural Projects, 50k dark brown, top sheet margin imperforated copy, full OG, NH, VF
2000.00
974 **   622 var
1939, Lenin, 10r indigo blue, bottom sheet margin block of six (3x2), full offset of the stamp design on reverse shifted to the left, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
975 **   625-42
1938, North Pole Flight, Red Army, First and Second Trans-Atlantic Flights, four complete sets, the total is 18 stamps, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $295
200.00
976    625-28
1938, North Pole Flight, complete set of four, used on registered flown cover from Moscow to Sofia, postmarked on arrival, VF
100.00
977 **   647-58
1937-38, Arms of the Soviet Republics, complete set of 12, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $350
150.00
978 **   659-65
1938, Child Welfare, complete set of seven, some with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $150
75.00
979 **   659-65
1938, Child Welfare, complete set in blocks of four, block of 15k is slightly folded along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
980 **   666-77
1938, Views of Crimea and Caucasus, complete set of 12, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $225
150.00
981 **   678-86
1938, Balloons and Planes, complete set of nine, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $250
150.00
982 **   678-86
1938, Balloons and Planes, complete set of nine, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $250
150.00
983 **   678-86
1938, Balloons and Planes, complete set in blocks of four, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,000++
750.00
984 **   687-92
1938, Moscow Subway, complete set in blocks of four, blocks of 10k and 20k were folded along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
985 **   687-92
1938, 20th Anniversary of the Young Communist League, complete set of five, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $175
100.00
986 **   693-97
1938, 20th Anniversary of the Young Communist League, complete set of five, stamp of 50k with insignificant gum wrinkle, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $175
75.00
987 **   706-62, C76-76D
1939 Year, complete set of 57 stamps, fresh and nice, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $838
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500.00
988 **   714-15, a
1939, Soviet Pavilion at the New York World's Fair, perforated and imperforated complete sets in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
989 **   718-20
1939, Non-Stop Flight to the Far East, complete set of three, all are sheet margin copies, stamp of 30k with full offset of the design on reverse, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
990 **   721-23
1939, Taras Shevchenko, complete set in right sheet margin blocks of four, block of 30k with slight gum wave without creasing, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
991 **   724-33
1939, Soviet Agriculture Fair, complete set of ten, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $175
60.00
992 **   733 var
1939, Soviet Agriculture Fair, 1r dark blue, perforation L12 1/2, raster vertical diamond, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
993 **   734 var
1939, miner 5r red, perforation L12 1/2, top sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
994 **   736 var
1939, aviator 30k blue, typo printing, top left corner margin horizontal strip of three, partly imperforated at the top, full OG, NH, F/VF
100.00
995 **   736 var
1947, aviator 30k grayish blue, offset printing, perforation L12 1/2, top sheet margin copy, imperforated at the top, slight gum waves as often, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
996  737 var
1943, Coat of Arms, 60k brick red, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right, CTO with full OG, VF
300.00
997 **   745-48
1939, Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin, complete set in blocks of four, fresh, full OG, NH, F/VF
150.00
998 **   749-56
1939, Crimea and Caucasus Sanatoria, complete set in blocks of four, block of 50k has slight gum waves, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
999 **   757-59, var
1939, Mikhail Lermontov, complete set in top sheet margin blocks of four, in addition block of 45k with thin text variety, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
1000  757 var
1939, Mikhail Lermontov, 15k indigo and dark brown, top sheet margin copy, imperforated at the top, CTO with full OG, VF
150.00
1001 **   763/816
1940 Year, set of 56 stamps (less Timiryazev issue, Sc. #780-83), full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $630
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400.00
1002 **   763-66
1940, Anton Chekhov, complete set in blocks of four, 30k has raster vertical diamond, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
1003  770 var
1940, Western Ukraine and Western Byelorussia, 60k indigo, top sheet margin copy, imperforated at the top, neatly cancelled, VF
150.00
1004 **   772-75
1940, Ice-Breaker "Georgi Sedov", complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $260++
200.00
1005 **   778 var
1940, Vladimir Mayakovski, 60k black blue, comb perforation 12 1/2x12, raster vertical diamond, right sheet margin horizontal pair, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, N. Mandrovski certificate
1500.00
1006  779 var
1940, Vladimir Mayakovski, 80k bright ultra, top sheet margin vertical pair, imperforated at the top, CTO with full OG, VF
150.00
1007 **   781 var
1940, Konstantin Timiryazev, 15k purple, small size 33.5x22mm, top sheet margin block of four with full offset of the design on reverse, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
1008  788 var
1940, Throwing a Grenade, 1r grayish green, comb perforation 12x12 1/2, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
1009 **   811-16, imp
1940, Perekop, perforated and imperforated complete sets in blocks of four, some with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $360++
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150.00
1010 **   817/59
1941 Year, complete set of 42 stamps, including all the key stamps, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $1,225
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750.00
1011  819 var
1941, Industrialization, 20k deep blue, top left corner margin vertical pair, imperforated at the top, neat cancellation, VF
200.00
1012 **   832-35
1941, Alexander Suvorov, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
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100.00
1013 **   840 var
1941, Nikolai Zhukovski, 50k brown violet, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, NH, VF and scarce and unusual variety
500.00
1014 **   843-44
1941, Moscow Kremlin, complete set in top right corner margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
75.00