Lots 836 - 966, Catalogue of Auction #55 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
836 **   242-45, 246-49, a
1923, Agriculture Exhibition, imperforated and two perforated (13 1/2 and 12 1/2) complete sets, in addition three color shade varieties, the total is 14 stamps, full OG, NH, F/VF
200.00
837  243 var
1923, Agriculture Exhibition, 2r green and pale green, background is strongly shifted to the right, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF
75.00
838  245
1923, Agriculture Exhibition, imperforated proof of 7r in carmine, printed on thin card, top sheet margin copy, no gum as issued, NH, VF and very rare
1500.00
839 **   250-59
1923, 1k-1r, imperforated complete set of ten, litho printing, mostly sheet margin copies, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
840 **   250-59
1923, 1k-1r, litho printing, imperforated complete set in bottom sheet margin vertical gutter blocks of four, minor usual gum waves, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
841 **   250 var
1923, 1k orange, litho printing, bottom left corner margin block of four, post office fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
842 **   265-68
1924, Lenin Mourning issue, imperforated complete set in horizontal pairs, wide frame, full OG, NH, F/VF
150.00
843  268 var
1924, Lenin Mourning issue, 20k red and black, imperforated copy with medium frame, which in addition printed on gum side, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
844  265
1924, Lenin Mourning issue, large size (38x50mm) two-color essay in black and red, no value indicated, printed on semi-transparent paper, no gum as issued, NH, VF and rare, ex-Zbarski
1500.00
845 **   269, 272
1924, Lenin Mourning issue, 3k and 20k, two perforated corner sheet margin blocks of four with part of marginal control manuscript in black ink, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
846 **  Mi 229 IIDD
1924-25, peasant 2k green, typo printing, imperforated horizontal pair with double impression, two diagonal invalidating perforations, full OG, NH, F/VF
100.00
847 **  Mi 233 II, var
1924-25, peasant 6k blue, typo printing, two sheet margin imperforated blocks of four, distinctly different shades, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #275A fn, C.v. $1,200 as hinged singles
300.00
848  276, 289
1924-25, worker 1k orange and peasant 50k brown, typo printing, perforation 14 1/2, the last one bottom right corner margin copy, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
849  287
1924-25, peasant 15k lemon yellow, perforation 14 1/2, typo printing on paper without watermark, a gorgeous copy, full OG, LH, VF and rare in sound condition, Mikulski certificate, C.v. $27,500
10000.00
850 **   285a var
1925, soldier 10k dark blue, perforation 12, printed on thin chalk-surfaced paper, slight perforation irregularities on the right, fresh, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare, reportedly only 25 stamps were produced for presentation purposes
3000.00
851 **   288e
1925, soldier 40k slate gray, typo printing, perforation 12, nicely centered, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
852 **   290a
1925, soldier 1r red and brown, typo printing, perforation 12, full OG, NH, VF and a beautiful copy, C.v. $1,500 as hinged
1500.00
853  292 imp
1924-25, soldier 3r brown and green, type I, enlarged margins imperforated copy, neat postal cancellation, natural paper inclusion, otherwise VF
750.00
854 **   294-97
1925, Lenin Mausoleum, imperforated complete set of four, all are sheet margin copies, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
855 **/*   298-301 var
1925, Lenin Mausoleum, perforated complete set of four, printed on thick paper, full OG, NH or VLH (7k and 14k), F/VF
100.00
856 **   302-03 imp
1925, Lenin, imperforated complete set of two in sheet margin horizontal pairs, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
857 **  Mi 248/61 IE
1926, 7k-5r, typo printing, imperforated complete set of eight, full OG, NH, F/VF
75.00
858 **/*   304/17
1925, worker, 1k, 5k, 8k and 20k, printed on watermarked paper, complete set of four, re-issued in 1926, full OG, NH or VLH (1k), VF
150.00
859 **   321 var
1928, soldier 1r red and brown, perforated copy, horizontal position of watermark, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
860 **   304-15, 317-25 imp
1926, 1k-5r, imperforated complete set of 20, some with sheet margins, stamps of 9k and 15k on creamy paper, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
861 **   343a
1926, Lenin, 2r black violet, perforation 12 1/2, printed on watermarked "borders and rosettes" paper, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
862 **   349-350, 349a
1927, black surcharge 8k on soldier 7k brown, complete set of three, two of which are sheet margin copies, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
863 **   350 var
1927, black surcharge (narrow space) 8k on soldier 7k brown, printed on watermarked paper, slight gum wrinkles, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
300.00
864  350a
1927, inverted black surcharge 8k on soldier 7k brown, printed on watermarked paper, full OG, VLH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, C.v. $525
100.00
865 **   353-58
1927, surcharge 8k on commemorative stamps, complete set of six, some with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
866 **   353a
1927, red surcharge 8k on Aleksandr Popov 7k blue, inverted "8" variety of surcharge, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
867 **   360 var
1927, inverted surcharge (type II) 8k on 2k violet, typo printing on paper without watermark, left sheet margin copy, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
150.00
868 **   361 var
1927, inverted surcharge (type II) 8k on 3k light blue, litho printing on paper without watermark, perforation 12, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
150.00
869 **   362 var
1927, surcharge (type II) 8k on 7k orange, litho printing on paper without watermark, perforation 14, full OG, NH, fine centering, an undoubted rarity
1000.00
870  363 var
1927, inverted surcharge (type II) 8k on 8k green, typo printing on paper without watermark, full OG, VLH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
100.00
871 **   364 var
1927, inverted surcharge (type II) 8k on 10k dark blue, litho printing on paper without watermark, perforation 12, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
150.00
872  371 var
1927, inverted surcharge (type II) 8k on 10k dark blue, printed on watermarked paper, postal cancellation, minor perforation irregularities on the left, otherwise fresh, VF and scarce
400.00
873 **   375-81
1927, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution, complete set of seven, full OG, NH, F/VF
100.00
874 **   376a
1927, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 5k brown, horizontal imperforated pair, nice condition, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
1500.00
875  376c
1927, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 5k brown, perforation 12 1/2x10 1/2, full OG, previously hinged, VF, owner's hs on reverse
100.00
876 **   377a
1927, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 7k myrtle green, perforation 11 1/2, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
877 **   378 var
1927, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 8k brown and black, horizontal imperforated pair with horizontal invalidating perforation across the design, left stamp with insignificant facial soiling, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
878 **   379 var
1927, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 14k dull blue and red, vertical pair with inverted red color (Map of USSR), misperforated horizontally and with vertical invalidating perforation, full OG, NH, F/VF
200.00
879 **   380a
1927, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 18k blue, left sheet margin vertical imperforated pair with adjoining stamp at the top, vertical invalidating perforation, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
880  
1927, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution, handpainted essay of unaccepted design in red brown and brown, representing letters "CCCP" and an airplane, size 65x95mm, sign by artist at the bottom, traces of mounts on reverse, fresh, VF and an unique item
250.00
881 **   382-400
1927-28, the second definitive issue, 1k-80k, complete set of 15, full OG, NH, F/VF
100.00
882 **   406-08, var
1928-29, Lenin, 3r-10r, two complete sets of three, perforation 10 1/2 and 10 respectively, printed on watermarked "lozenges" paper, full OG, NH, F/VF
150.00
883  408 var
1928, Lenin 10r indigo blue, perforation 10 1/2x12, printed on watermarked "lozenges" paper, postal cancellation, F/VF
200.00
884  415 var
1929, peasant 3k light blue, right sheet margin horizontal pair, imperforated on the right, full OG, previously hinged, VF
250.00
885  420 var
1929, Lenin, 14k dark blue, scarce perforation L10, full OG, VLH, VF
200.00
886 **   435
1930, Educational Exhibition, 10k olive green, horizontal position of watermark, left sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
887 **   436-37, var
1930, Telegraph Building and Volkhov Power Station, complete set of two, in addition stamp of 3r with comb perforation 12x12 1/2, bottom sheet margin copy, full OG, NH, mostly VF
100.00
888 **   438-40, 452-54
1930, 25th Anniversary of the Revolution of 1905, perforated and imperforated complete sets of three, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
889 **   454 var
1930, 25th Anniversary of the Revolution of 1905, 10k dark green and red, horizontal imperforated transition pair, right stamp has lighter impression of red color, full OG, NH, F/VF
200.00
890   Mi P704.01
1931, postal stationery card 5k brown, overprinted in brown "Fortify the Military Strength of the Red Army!" by Central Asian Branch of the Ministry of the Post, unused, VF and scarce, only 3000 copies were produced, C.v. ?450
100.00
891 **   456-67
1931-32, the third regular issue, 1k-1r, imperforated complete set of nine, mostly sheet margin copies, 4k and 30k with slight gum toning, otherwise fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $352 as hinged
120.00
892 **   477-78
1932-33, 15th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 30k dark gray and 35k black, two corner margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
893 **   480-82
1933, Karl Marx, complete set of three, full OG, NH, F/VF
75.00
894  480-82, 531-32
1933-34, Karl Marx and Sverdlov, Nogin, two complete sets, the total five stamps, full OG, previously hinged, mostly VF, C.v. $155
120.00
895 **   485-86, 486a
1932, Moscow Philatelic Exhibition, complete set of two, in addition 35k with perforation 10 1/2, full OG, NH, F/VF
150.00
896 **   514-16, 515 var
1933, Revolutionary Heroes, complete set of three, in addition stamp of 3k with vertical position of watermark, full OG, NH, F/VF
100.00
897 **   518 var
1933, Order of the Red Banner, 20k multicolored, red and yellow colors significantly shifted to the right, bottom sheet margin block of four, folded along horizontal perforation, full original bubbled gum, NH, F/VF
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200.00
898 **/*   519-23
1933, Baku Commissars, complete set of five, usual uneven gum, full OG, NH or VLH (4k), VF
150.00
899  522
1933, Baku Commissars, trial color perforated proof of 35k in violet, printed on watermarked gummed paper, fresh, VF
1000.00
900 **   524-28
1934, Lenin Mausoleum, complete set of five, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $300
150.00
901 **   524a
1934, Lenin Mausoleum, 5k brown, four side margins imperforated copy, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $800 as hinged
300.00
902 **   529-30
1934, Ivan Fedorov, complete set of two, 40k is left sheet margin copy, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $150
75.00
903 **   530
1934, Ivan Fedorov, 40k dark gray, left sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
904  529a-30a
1934, Ivan Fedorov, imperforated complete set of two, nice margins, full OG, LH, VF
750.00
905 **/*   536-39
1934, Dmitri Mendeleev, complete set of four, full OG, NH or VLH (5k), F/VF
150.00
906  536-39
1934, Dmitri Mendeleev, complete set of four, full or large part of OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $350
100.00
907  540-45
1934, First Decade without Lenin, complete set of six, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $199
150.00
908 **/*   546-50
1935, Anti-War Propaganda issue, complete set of five, stamp of 5k with slight gum wrinkle, full OG, NH or VLH (10k), F/VF
300.00
909 **   551-54
1935, Moscow Subway, complete set of four, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $1,400
500.00
910 **   555-58
1935, F. Engels, complete set of four, flawless in every respect, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $200
150.00
911 **   559-68
1935, Moscow Spartacist Games, complete set of ten, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $1,100
500.00
912  559-68, 698-705
1935-38, Moscow Spartacist Games, complete set of ten, in addition Sports, complete set of eight, large part of OG, previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $558
200.00
913 **   566, var
1935, Moscow Spartacist Games, Skating, 20k dark brown and ultra, block of four, bottom right stamp with a dot under first "C" in "CCCP" variety, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
914  574
1935, Mikhail Kalinin, trial color perforated proof of 5k in dark brown, printed on paper without watermark, fresh, VF
1000.00
915 **   577/639
1935-38, selection of 12 complete issues, 43 stamps and one souvenir sheet, fresh condition, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. is about $800
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400.00
916 **   580-82, a
1936, Revolutionary Heroes, two complete sets of three, perforation 11 and 14 respectively, full OG, NH, F/VF
150.00
917 **   586 var
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, 5k rose lake, perforation 14, top left corner margin vertical pair, watermark "1" at the top margin, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
918 **   583a-86a
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, complete set of six, perforation 11, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $150
100.00
919  587a var
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, 10k bright blue, perforation 11, block of four with missing vertical perforation between stamps, CTO with full OG, VF and rare multiple
2000.00
920 **   589
1936, Nikolai Dobrolyubov, 10k rose lake, complete sheet of 50 (10x5), minor marginal flaws, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $750++
300.00
921 **   590-95
1937, Alexander Pushkin, complete set of six, perforation L12 1/2, full OG, NH, F/VF
150.00
922 **   591 var
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 20k bluish green, bottom sheet margin copy, printed on ordinary paper, extra wrinkle on frock-coat variety (position 43), full OG, NH, VF
100.00
923  594-95
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 80k and 1r, vertical se-tenant imperforated proof pair in violet brown, printed on watermarked paper, full OG, NH, VF and very rare
5000.00
924 **   597-604
1937, Architectural Projects, complete set of eight, full OG, NH, F/VF
75.00
925 **   603 imp
1937, Architectural Projects, 40k violet, top sheet margin imperforated copy, margin is 8-9mm, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF and rare completely legitimate imperforated stamp
2000.00
926  607 var
1937, Dzerzhinski, 20k bluish green, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right, light corner cancellation, VF
100.00
927 **   615
1937, farm worker, 4k claret, top right corner margin block of four, minor offset on gum side, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
928  616 var
1936, factory worker 10k blue black, comb perforation, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right, usual gum waves without creasing, full OG, LH, VF
150.00
929 **   616/736
1936-41, regular issue, 10k/50k, eight items with various control inscription on margins, including strip of three, blocks of four or larger, as well as complete sheet of German overprint on 30k stamp, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
930 **   618 imp
1939, factory worker 30k claret, balanced margins imperforated copy, full OG, NH, F/VF
150.00
931 **   619 var
1936, Lenin, 40k indigo, left margin horizontal pair with label on the left, some gum creases on label only, full OG, NH, F/VF
100.00
932 **   619 imp
1936, Lenin, 40k indigo, top sheet margin imperforated horizontal pair, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
933  630 var
1938, 20th Anniversary of the Red Army, 20k gray black and red, printed on ordinary paper, full OG, very small spot from hinge removal, F/VF
100.00
934 **   636-39
1938, First Trans-Polar Flight, complete set of four, each stamp with "torn flag" variety, full OG, NH, F/VF
150.00
935 **   636 var
1938, First Trans-Polar Flight, 10k black and red, vertical bottom sheet margin pair, watermark "1" on margin, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
936 **   647-58
1937-38, Coat of Arms of the Soviet Republics, complete set of 12, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $350
150.00
937 **   659-65
1938, Child Welfare issue, complete set of seven, some with sheet margins, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $150
100.00
938 **   678-86
1938, Balloons and Planes, complete set of nine, stamp of 30k has tiny natural inclusion, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $250
150.00
939 **   678-86
1938, Balloons and Airplanes, complete set in blocks of four, many with sheet margins, one stamp of 15k block has minute soiling, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF
750.00
940 **   687-92
1938, Moscow Subway, complete set of six, full OG, NH, F/VF
100.00
941 **   698-705
1938, Sports issue, complete set of eight, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $350
150.00
942 **   706-62, C76-76D
1939 Year, complete set of 57 stamps, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $838
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500.00
943  726 var
1939, Soviet Agriculture Fair, 20k blue black, perforation L12 1/2, raster vertical diamonds, full OG, LH, F/VF
150.00
944 **   728 var
1939, Soviet Agriculture Fair, 30k orange, comb perforation, raster horizontal diamonds, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
945 **   734, var
1939, miner 5k red, top left corner margin block of four, upper left stamp has partly omitted design due to foldover, natural creases, full OG, NH, F/VF
100.00
946 **   734, var
1939, miner 5k red, bottom right corner margin horizontal pair, a spectacular perforation freak due to foldover, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
947 **/*   735 var
1939, soldier 15k dark green, block of four, printed from worn plate, full OG, NH or hinged (one stamp), VF, a common stamp is added for comparison
100.00
948 **   735 var
1947, soldier 15k dark green, offset printing, worn plate, full OG, NH, VF and very unusual
100.00
949  736 var
1939, aviator 30k dark blue, typo printing, a spectacular perforation freak due to multiple foldover, thinned mostly on the margin, large part of OG, VF
100.00
950 **   736 var
1947, aviator 30k dark blue, offset printing, partly imperforated copy due to misplaced perforation, natural creasing, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
951 **   736 var
1947, aviator 30k gray blue, offset printing, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
952 **   738 var
1939, Coat of Arms, 60k rose carmine, comb perforation, raster horizontal diamonds, top sheet margin block of six with three blank labels on the left, full OG, NH, fine centering
200.00
953 **   743a
1939, black surcharge 30k on 4k claret, printed on paper without watermark, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $250
150.00
954 **   757-59
1939, Mikhail Lermontov, complete set in blocks of four, block of 15k with bottom sheet margin, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $320++
150.00
955 **   760-62
1940, Nikolai Chernyshevski, complete set in block of four, stamp of 30k in two horizontal pairs, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
956 **   773 var
1940, Ice-Breaker "Georgi Sedov", 30k dark violet, comb perforation 12x12 1/2, raster horizontal diamond, block of four, full OG, NH, F/VF and scarce multiple
1250.00
957 ** W  776-79
1940, Vladimir Mayakovsky, five complete sets of four, full OG, NH, F/VF
150.00
958  785 var
1940, Physical Culture Day, 30k brown violet, perforation L12 1/2, raster horizontal diamonds, full OG, trace of hinge, F/VF
100.00
959 **   796-808
1940, Soviet Agriculture Fair, ten vertical or horizontal se-tenant pairs and two vertical strips of three (former strip of six), full OG, NH, VF
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500.00
960 **   811-16
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
961 **   820, 822 var
1941, Locomotives and Automobiles, 30k and 60k, both with perforation L12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
962  833 var
1941, Alexander Suvorov, 15k carmine rose, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right, full OG, previously hinged, VF
200.00
963 **   838-40
1941, Nikolai Zhukovski, complete set in blocks of four, insignificant gum waves without creasing, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
964 **   840 var
1941, Nikolai Zhukovski, 60k violet brown, printed on horizontally laid paper, a beautiful copy, full OG, NH, VF and quite scarce
500.00
965 **   842 var
1941, Karelian Finnish Republic, 45k dark bluish green, "smooth scroll" variety, block of four, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
966 **   845-49
1941, Vassily Surikov, complete set of five, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $250
100.00