Lots 809 - 835, Catalogue of Auction #55 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
809  AR2

Postal Saving stamps

1918, 5k green on paper with buff network, complete sheet of 100 (four panes of 25), spectacular perforation freak at the bottom left due to pre-printing paper fold, favor Moscow cancellation, minor marginal creases, full OG, VF
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100.00
810  AR6
1918, 50k brown on pale brown inverted network, watermark vertical diamonds, full OG, LH, VF
75.00
811  AR6 var
1918, 50k brown on pale brown network, watermark horizontal diamonds, postal cancellation, VF
100.00
812    AR4/14

Postal Saving and Control stamps franking

1921-22, nine covers (some opened for display) franked by one, two or three postal official stamps, all sent in Ukraine, bearing various postal markings, mainly fresh condition, F/VF, ex-Dr. Seichter
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2, 3, 4, 5
600.00
813 **   149 var
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 35k ultra, top sheet margin copy, imperforated at the top, slight fold between stamp and margin, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
814 **   149a
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 35k ultra, imperforated copy with a part of neighboring stamp at the top, full OG, NH (LH at the top far away from the stamp), VF
300.00
815  150
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 70k brown, right sheet margin block of 20 (4x5), violet cancellation of Moscow Treasury Post Office on March 27, 1918, which is over six months earlier than the date of official issue of this stamp, full OG, VF and truly an exhibition item
1000.00
816 **   180 var
1921, 20r ultramarine, color variety, printed on ordinary paper, top right corner margin block of four, slight gum creases, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
817 **   181b var
1921, 100r orange, printed on thin paper, error block of 50 (25+25) with approximately a half of stamps completely or partly unprinted and another half with double impression, minor gum creases, full OG, NH, VF, spectacular and rare item
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2500.00
818 **   182 var
1921, 200r olive brown, error of color, bottom right corner margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
819 (*)   184b var
1921, 300r green, printed on thin paper, printing shift, appears as double impression, horizontal gutter strip of six, unused, no gum, VF
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150.00
820 **   186 var
1921, 1000r carmine, left margin copy with triple impression, printed on ordinary paper, minor usual gum disturbance, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
821  187a
1921, New Russian Triumphant, proof of 40r in dark gray, small size stamp, small triangle of the watermark "lozenges" underneath, right sheet margin block of four, no gum as produced, VF and very rare multiple
2000.00
822 **   191 var
1922, double black surcharge 5000r on 1r orange, bottom sheet margin copy, slight gum crease, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
823 **   192a var
1922, inverted black surcharge 5000r on 2r brown, full OG, NH, F/VF
75.00
824 **   195, var
1922, black surcharge 10,000r on 40r slate, block of 39, showing appropriate varieties of surcharge (broken third "0", and "1" without "nose" in surcharge, positions 12 and 44), horizontal fold between stamps, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
825  195b var
1922, black surcharge 10,000r on 40r slate, basic stamp is large size, broken "1" in surcharge variety (position 44), neat postal cancellation, VF
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100.00
826 **   201 var
1922, inverted diagonal surcharge 7500r on 250r violet, printed on ordinary paper, block of 15 (5x3), full OG, NH, VF
250.00
827 **   201c var
1922, blue black surcharge 7500r on 250r violet, right sheet margin copy, printed on ordinary paper, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
828 **   203 var
1922, 7500r blue, printed on watermarked paper, bottom left corner margin block of four, nice foldover freak, small part of gum lost, otherwise full OG, NH, VF
100.00
829 **   219 var
1922-23, typo "Star" surcharge, 30r on 50k red brown and green, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
830 **   221b var
1922-23, double litho blue black (!) "Star" surcharge 100r on 15k red brown and blue, perfect stamp in every respect, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs on reverse
2500.00
831 **/*   223/29
1922-23, typo "Star" surcharges, 5r-200r, imperforated complete set of four stamps, blocks of four, full OG, NH or LH (two stamps of 40r block), VF
150.00
832  224
1922-23, litho "Star" surcharge 20r on 15k violet brown and blue, fresh and nice copy, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF, expertized by S. Sismondo, L. Hovest certificate, C.v. $10,000
5000.00
833  224
1922-23, proof of litho "Star" surcharge 10r on 15k violet brown and blue, horizontal imperforated pair, slight gum wrinkle, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare, P. Buchsbayew and N. Mandrovski certificates, ex-Sadovnikov
15000.00
834  230 var
1922-23, worker 10r blue, nice margins imperforated copy, full offset of the design on gum side, full OG, previously hinged on the face, VF
75.00
835 **   239a
1923, worker 4k brown, imperforated pane of 25, full OG, NH, VF
300.00