Lots 1230 - 1245, Catalogue of Auction #56 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
1230  

Solid and Valuable Intact Collection of Empire, RSFSR and Soviet Union

1864-1956, about 2000 mostly mint stamps and souvenir sheets, representing postage, semi-postal, air post and postage due issues, as well as North West Army stamps, arranged in Scott illustrated hingeless album, strong in 1920's-30s and thereafter, including many good sets and singles, minor faults noted, generally fresh quality, full or part of OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. is about $21,000
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4000.00
1231  

Early Soviet Period Used Collection

1923-45, about nine hundred used (mostly CTO) stamps housed in red stock book and arranged by Scott Cat. numbers, postage, semi-postals and air post, practically complete for the period, including all valuable sets from 1930's, minor flaws possible, sound condition otherwise, F/VF, C.v. is $3,000
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600.00
1232  

Beautiful Collection in a Stockbook

1935-54, about 1000 mint stamps and souvenir sheets, starting with nice range of pre-World War II issues, then very good completion up to 1946, follows with better items of 1948-52, insignificant flaws noted, but vast majority is very fresh, mainly full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF or better, C.v. approximately $5,500
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1250.00
1233 **   

Nice Mint Never Hinged Collection

1939-60, over 1000 stamps and 16 souvenir sheets, including Stalin and Lenin Mausoleum, in addition three large blocks, neatly housed in blue stockbook by Scott Cat. order, including many good sets and singles of the period, apparently perfect condition with minor flaws mentioned, full OG, NH, F/VF or better, C.v. $6,500
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3000.00
1234  230/309

Lot of Early "Specimen" Overprints

1923-25, 28 regular values on a part of presentation card and two pieces, each stamp with black "Specimen" handstamp, which were produced by British Commonwealth Postal Authorities, minor flaws possible, generally nice special lot, F/VF
500.00
1235  381/850 var

Selection of Scarce Perforation Varieties

1927-41, four items, including the October Revolution Anniversaries, Volkhov Power Station and M. Lermontov, all identified, full OG, LH (two appear NH), VF
100.00
1236 **/*   757-59, C10-11, C25, c

Small Lot of Better Items

1927-39, Lermontov, Aviation Conference and Dirigible, the total is seven stamps, including 15k gray with perforation 14, full OG, NH (four stamps) or LH, F/VF
100.00
1237 **   

Eye-Catching Blocks of Four Collection

1931-52, over 213 blocks of four, forming 66 complete issues, highlights included: nice range of the World War II issues, Moscow Subway, Armenia and etc., generally fresh condition, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. is over $3,100 as singles
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1000.00
1238 */(*)   

Lot of Five Valuable Items

1931-52, Airships of 1931 and 1935, Moscow Subway, Pushkin souvenir sheet and Stalin Constitution, fresh condition, large part of OG, previously hinged or expertly regummed, F/VF
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400.00
1239 **   

Printing Varieties in Blocks

1924-58, 11 blocks of four or six, representing different printing varieties, each one properly identified on three stockpages, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF
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200.00
1240  

Soviet Souvenir Sheets Selection

1947-70, 11 souvenir sheets, including two sets of 25th Anniversary of Postage Stamps, Jubilee of Moscow, Stalin, North Pole and Lenin, type I, fresh condition, full OG, mostly LH, VF
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300.00
1241 **   

Great Perforation and Printing Varieties Accumulation

1952-58, 17 items in singles or pairs, including four items with comb perforation, eleven with line perforation and two printing varieties, fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF
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500.00
1242 **   1260/2290

Regular Issues in Complete Sheets

1954-58, seven sheets of 100, including miner, aviator, scientist, Arms and Spasski Tower, reprints of 1954-57, minor usual gum waves, fresh, full OG, NH, VF
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100.00
1243 **   1260/345

Blocks of Regular Issues with Control Inscription

1954-56, ten items, including a single, strip of ten, blocks of four or larger, each piece with control number on margin, fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF
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100.00
1244 **   1793/2151

Topical and Political Subjects Blocks of Four

1956-58, 185 blocks of four, representing 74 complete issues, including many nice items, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. is over $1,800
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600.00
1245 **   

Thirty One Years Complete Collection

1961-91, large brown stockbook filled with several thousand mint never hinged stamps and souvenir sheets, including pairs of Space s.s. of 1962 and 1964, imperforated stamps of1960's, Lenin, type I, miniature sheets of 1989-91, fresh quality, full OG, NH, F/VF or better, C.v. is about $4,000
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600.00