Lots 1226 - 1277, Catalogue of Auction #55 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
1226 **   C1, var
1922, red Airplane overprint on 45k green and black, two blocks of four, one of which with strong offset of overprint on gum side, fresh, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
1227    C6-9, C7 var
1924, "Fokker 111", surcharged issue, complete set of four, in addition surcharge 10k on 5r with narrow "0" variety, used on registered flown cover from Moscow to London, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF
150.00
1228 **   C7 var
1924, black surcharge 10k on 5r green, right sheet margin copy with full offset of the surcharge on gum side, minor gum waves without creasing, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
1229  C7a var
1924, black surcharge 10k (narrow "0" variety, position 12) on "Fokker 111" 5r green, basic stamp with wide "5" variety, slight gum creases, toned original gum, previously hinged, VF appearance of this rare stamp
1000.00
1230  C8a
1924, inverted black surcharge 15k on 1r red brown, insignificant gum wrinkle, still fresh, full OG, VLH, VF, expertized by Dr. Jemtschoujin, C.v. $3,000
1000.00
1231  C13a var
1930, Zeppelin issue, 80k carmine, perforation 10 1/2, broken two "C" in "CCCP" and "0" in the right value tablet, CTO with full OG, VF
100.00
1232  C12b-13b
1930, Zeppelin issue, imperforated complete set of two, enlarged margin copies, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $5,500
2000.00
1233 **   C15-19
1931, Airships, imperforated complete set of five, some with sheet margins, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
1234    C15-19
1931, Airships, imperforated complete set of five, used on First Day flown cover, addressed to Berlin, cancelled by Moscow PO No.50 "15.5.31" date stamp, all appropriate markings, postmarked on arrival, VF
250.00
1235 **   C20-24
1931, Airships, complete set of five, perforation L12 1/2, full OG, NH, F/VF
200.00
1236 **   C20-24, C22a
1931, Airships, complete set of six, including both 20k stamps, comb perforation, full OG, NH, F/VF
150.00
1237 **   C22a var
1931, Airship over Kremlin, 20k pale red, printed on "cotton" paper with design is clearly shown on reverse, full OG, NH, F/VF
100.00
1238 **   C23 var
1931, Airship over the Arctic Region, 50k brown, a dot inside "O" variety (position 44), full original, but slightly uneven gum, NH, F/VF
200.00
1239 **   C23a
1931, Airship over the Arctic Region, 50k indigo blue, error of color, perfect centering, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
1240  C23a
1931, Airship over the Arctic Region, 50k indigo blue, error of color, full OG, VF, fine centering, C.v. $950
250.00
1241  C25a
1932, Airship, 15k gray black, engraved stamp, perforation 10 1/2, full OG, light trace of hinge, fine and scarce perforation variety in mint condition, Raritan Stamps guarantee (2000)
1500.00
1242 **   C25b var
1932, Airship over the Dnieper Dam, 15k slate gray, engraved printing, perforation 14, left sheet margin vertical pair with stamp design clearly visible on gum side, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
1243 **   C30 var
1931, Ice-Breaker "Malygin", 30k violet, perforation L12 1/2, left sheet margin copy, imperforated on the left, minor marginal gum wrinkle, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
1244 **   C34-35
1932, International Polar Year, complete set of two, stamp of 1r has minor gum creasing, perforation 10 1/2, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1245    C34-35
1932, First Polar Flight "Franz Josef Land - Arkhangelsk" cover, franked by International Polar Year complete set of two, triangle red flight cachet and all appropriate markings, VF
150.00
1246  C37-39
1933, Stratostat "USSR", complete set of three, full OG, VLH, VF, C.v. $300
150.00
1247 **/*   C40-44, C45-49
1934, Civil Aviation, two complete sets of five, printed on watermarked and unwatermarked paper, full OG (three stamps with slight gum alterations, probably hinges removal), all appear NH, mostly VF
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300.00
1248  C40-44
1934, Civil Aviation, complete set of five, printed on watermarked paper, full OG, very light trace of hinges, appear NH, VF, C.v. $500
200.00
1249  C44 var
1934, Civil Aviation, 80k violet, perforation 10x14x14x14, top sheet margin copy, vertical watermark "Border and Rosettes" rotated to the left, which is extremely unusual, neat Moscow cancellation, VF and very rare, L. Hovest certificate
5000.00
1250  C45 var
1934, Civil Aviation, 5k blue, printed on paper without watermark, right sheet margin horizontal transition strip of three, representing perforation error of vertical perforation between stamps, CTO with full OG, VF and a spectacular item
1500.00
1251  C47
1934, Civil Aviation, trial color imperforated proof of 20k in dark brown, left sheet margin copy, printed on paper without watermark, fresh, no gum, VF
1000.00
1252 **   C50-52
1934, Stratosphere Disaster, complete set of three, full OG, NH, mostly VF
150.00
1253  C50-52, E1-3
1934, Stratosphere Disaster, complete set of three, in addition Postal Transports, full or large part of OG, previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $207.25
100.00
1254  C50a, var
1934, Ilya Usyskin, 5k violet brown, perforation 14, two copies with vertical and horizontal positions of watermark, full OG, LH, F/VF
150.00
1255  C52
1934, Pavel Fedoseenko, imperforated trial color proof of 20k in red lilac, printed on watermarked paper, full OG, previously hinged, VF and rare, expertized by Z. Mikulski
2500.00
1256 **   C53-57
1934. Airships, 5k-30k, complete set of five, the "key" value with slight gum wave without creasing, nice condition, full OG, NH, F/VF
500.00
1257  C53-57
1934, Airships, complete set of five, the "key" value with slightly cracked gum, large part of OG, previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $505
200.00
1258 */(*)   C53-57
1934, Airships, complete set of five, in addition Stratosphere Disaster, complete set of four, including both 5k stamps, collectible condition, several stamps with some gum alteration, others with full/large part of OG, F/VF, C.v. $765
300.00
1259 **   C58-67
1935, Chelyuskin Rescue, complete set of ten, nice quality, full OG, NH, mostly VF and scarce never hinged
1500.00
1260  C58-67
1935, Chelyuskin Rescue, complete set of ten, full or large part of OG, previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $1,580
750.00
1261 **   C68
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, full OG, NH, F/VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs on reverse
750.00
1262  C68
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $1,250
300.00
1263 **/*   C68-68b
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, vertical pair with surcharge positions 4/9, bottom stamp has small "f" variety of surcharge, full OG, NH or LH (top stamp), VF and scarce, each stamp with Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
2500.00
1264 **   C69-75
1937, Aviation Exhibition, complete set of seven, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $350
100.00
1265 **   C75a
1937, Aviation Exhibition, souvenir sheet of four, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $400
200.00
1266 **   C77 var
1944, Pavel Fedoseenko, 1r dark blue, raster square, left sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
1267 **   C84, var
1949, Airplane over Farm Scene, 60k brown on buff paper, two blocks of four, original and reprint, the first one with lightning rod on tower, full OG, NH, F/VF
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150.00
1268 **   C84 var
1949, Airplane over Farm Scene, 60k brown on buff paper, left sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right, minor usual gum waves without creasing, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
1269 **   C92 var
1955, Airplane over Mountain Stream, 2r black and yellow green, perforation L12 1/2, bottom right corner margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
1270 **   C94 var
1955, Airplane over the Globe, 2r deep blue, right sheet margin horizontal strip of six, vertical perforation unusually misplaced, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
1271 **   C94 var
1955, Airplane over the Globe, 2r deep blue, double impression, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison
150.00
1272 **   C96 var
1955, North Pole - Moscow Flight, red overprint on 2r black and yellow green, perforation L12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1273 **   C99 var
1961, Helicopter over Kremlin, black surcharge 6k on 60k ultra, top right corner margin block of four, bottom right stamp without "6" in surcharge, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
2000.00
1274  C1/C75a

Selection of Air Post issues

1922-37, 32 mint stamps and one souvenir sheets, representing 12 complete issues, mainly fresh condition, full or large part of OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $1,190
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500.00
1275 **   E1-3

Special Delivery stamps

1932, Postal Transports, complete set of three, nicely centered, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
1276 **   E2 var
1932, Postal Truck, 10k brown violet, horizontal position of watermark "borders and rosettes", full OG, NH, F/VF, the only recorded copy in never hinged condition, it was sold in our Auction #35 (lot #731) for $2,500 plus appropriate commission
2500.00
1277  D  

Soviet Cosmonauts' Autographs

1964-65, two pre-printed First Day Covers, first one bearing autographs of V. Komarov, K. Feoktistov and B. Yegorov, the other one - P. Belyaev and A. Leonov, VF condition, Soviet Official certificate
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150.00