Lots 649 - 769, Catalogue of Auction #58 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
649 **   242-45, 246-49
1923, Agriculture Exhibition, imperforated and perforated complete sets of four, full OG, NH, mostly VF
75.00
650 **   250-59
1923, 1k-1r, imperforated complete set of ten, litho printing, nice margins and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
651    250, 253
1923, pre-printed cover locally sent in Petrograd, bearing on reverse advertising label of "Petrotextile" and imperforated stamps of 1k and 4k, litho printing, all appropriate markings, VF and scarce
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400.00
652    250-56
1923, registered cover from Petrograd to Berlin, franked on reverse by ten imperforated stamps of litho printing, three Charity adhesives for Wounded Soldiers and one ODVF (Air Fleet) label, arrival ds and all appropriate markings, light cover bend, still VF
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500.00
653    250-56
1923, registered cover from Petrograd to Berlin, franked on reverse by nine imperforated stamps of litho printing and Charity label of 5r for Wounded Soldiers, postmarked on arrival, light vertical bend, still VF
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350.00
654    253
1923, registered cover from Barnaul to Moscow, franked on reverse by 3k brown red, in two vertical imperforated pairs and Charity label 25r for War Invalids, arrival ds, VF
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350.00
655 **   265-68
1924, Lenin Mourning issue, imperforated complete set in bottom sheet margin blocks of four, wide frame, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
656  266-68 var
1924, Lenin Mourning issue, 6k, 12k and 20k, three stamps with narrow frame, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
657    
withdrawn
 
150.00
658 **  Mi 229 II DD
1924-25, peasant 2k green, typo printing, vertical gutter imperforated block of 12 (4x3) with double impression, invalidating perforation lines across the design, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
659 **   279 var
1924-25, worker 4k carmine, perforation 14 1/2, typo printing, double impression, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
660 **/*   285 var
1924-25, soldier 10k dark blue, typo printing, perforation 14 1/2, bottom left corner margin vertical pair, a spectacular freak due to foldover with top stamp partly unprinted, bottom one with albino impression and partial print on gum side, full OG, NH or hinged (top stamp), VF
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250.00
661 **   292 imp var
1924-25, soldier 3r dark brown and green, type I, top left corner sheet margin imperforated copy, partial double impression placed upside down and mirrored, in addition fragmentary print on reverse, 1mm margin at the bottom, otherwise full OG, NH, VF and rare
2500.00
662 **   293 imp
1924-25, worker 5r dark blue and brown, original printing on thinned grayish paper, bottom sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, invalidating perforation across the design, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
663 **   295
1925, Lenin Mausoleum, 14k gray green, top right corner margin block of four, the "key" value of the set, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
664  302-03, b
1925, V. Lenin, 5r and 10r, two complete sets on watermarked "borders and rosettes" paper, perforation 13 1/2 and 10 1/2, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF
100.00
665 **   302-03 imp
1925, V. Lenin, 5r and 10r, imperforated complete set of two, bottom sheet margin copies, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
666 **   304-25
1925, 1k-5r, complete set of 21, printed on watermarked paper, stamp of 2r has perforation 14 1/2, fresh, full OG, NH, F/VF
150.00
667 **   304-25
1925, 1k-5r, perforated complete set in blocks of four, including both 10k stamps, stamp of 2r with perforation 14 1/2, watermark "borders and rosettes", some with sheet margins, one or two stamps with natural paper inclusion, post office fresh condition, full OG, NH, F/VF centering
1200.00
668  305
1925, peasant, imperforated proof of 2k in black, printed on watermarked paper, horizontal pair, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
669 **   309 var
1928, peasant 6k blue, horizontal position of watermark, vertical gutter block of eight (2x4), sheet margins at the top and at the bottom right, originated from a sheet of 80 (20x4), full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare
10000.00
670  312 var
1928, peasant 9k red, horizontal position of watermark, three-side margin vertical strip of four, originated from a sheet of 80 (20x4), CTO with full OG, VF and very scarce, a common three-side margin strip of five with vertical position of watermark is added for comparison
1000.00
671 **   324 imp
1925, soldier 3r dark brown and green, type I, watermarked "border and rosettes" paper, imperforated vertical pair, completely flawless with nice margins all around, full OG, NH, VF and one of the rarest definitive stamp from the Soviet Union. A common imperforated stamp of 3r was printed by plate of type II, while type I had been used strictly for perforated stamps. This pair (one of three in existence) is offered for the public in the first time, N. Mandrovski certificate
30000.00
672    324a
1925, soldier 3r dark brown and green, perforation 12 1/2, type II, watermark "border and rosettes", used on flown registered cover from Tiflis to Berlin in 1932, all appropriate markings, VF and scarce high value franking
250.00
673 **   326-27 var
1925, Russian Academy of Sciences, complete set of two in blocks of four, margins at the bottom and on the right, block of 15k has perforated margin at the bottom, i.e. originated from an extremely rare gutter sheet, marginal folds and slightly toned gum, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
674  328
1925, Aleksandr Popov, imperforated proof of 20k in brown, printed on thick paper with security text on reverse, slight horizontal crease, no gum as produced, NH, VF
100.00
675    333-35
1925, Decembrist Mutiny, perforated complete set of three, used together with three other values on registered cover from Moscow to Switzerland in 1932, postmarked on arrival, VF
100.00
676 **   336/74
1925-27, Revolution, Esperanto and Surcharges on Postage Dues, five complete issues, the total is 17 stamps, full OG, NH, F/VF centering
100.00
677 **/*  Mi 248E/61E
1926, 7k-5r, imperforated complete set of eight, including horizontal pairs of 7k and 8k, all with sheet margins, full OG, NH or LH (30k, 40k, 3r and 5r), VF
75.00
678 **   349-50, 349a
1927, black surcharge 8k on soldier 7k brown, complete set of three, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
679  349 var
1927, double black surcharge (one albino) 8k on soldier 7k brown, printed on paper without watermark, perforation 14 1/2, full OG, previously hinged, VF
80.00
680 **   353-58
1927, surcharge 8k on commemorative stamps, complete set of six, blocks of four, some with sheet margins, fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF
600.00
681 **/*   359-65, 366-72 var
1927, surcharge 8k on Postage Due stamps, 58 mint stamps on unwatermarked or watermarked paper, including pairs and two blocks of four, representing over 50 different surcharge varieties, neatly described on stockpages, full OG with many NH stamps, F/VF
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400.00
682 **   359a
1927, surcharge 8k (type I) on Postage Due 1k red, basic stamp is litho printing with perforation 12 1/2, full OG, according to N. Mandrovski certificate the stamp has trace of hinge, however per our opinion the stamp is NH,VF and rare, additionally expertized by P. Buchsbayew
2000.00
683 **   374 imp
1927, Creation of Esperanto, 14k bright green and brown, right sheet margin imperforated copy, full OG, NH, VF
1000.00
684 **   375-81
1927, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution, complete set of seven, full OG, NH, F/VF centering
100.00
685 **   382-400
1927-28, Second Definitive issue, 1k-80k, complete set of 15, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, mostly VF
100.00
686 **   382-400
1927-28, Second Definitive issue, 1k-80k, complete set in blocks of four, blocks of 5k and 70k folded along perforation, block of 14k with minor perf separation, one stamp of 8k block has natural stripe on gum, nevertheless fresh, full OG, NH, F/VF centering
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500.00
687 **   383 imp
1927, peasant, 2k light green, top sheet margin imperforated pair with double impression, one is inverted, full OG, NH (LH on margin far away from the stamps), VF and scarce
2000.00
688 **   386, 391 imp
1927, Second Definitive issue, 5k and 10k, two vertical imperforated pairs, nice margins all around, invalidating perforations across the design, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
689 **   391 imp
1927, worker 10k brown, bottom margin horizontal imperforated pair, perfect and flawless item, full OG, NH, VF and rare, especially in pair
6000.00
690 **   407
1928-29, V. Lenin, 5r brown red, perforation 10 1/2, watermark lozenges, bottom sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, F/VF centering
150.00
691    411-12
1929, Pioneer's Assembly, complete set of two, used together with Child Welfare, complete set of two, on registered cover from Moscow to Switzerland, postmarked on arrival, VF
100.00
692 **   413-26, 437, 469
1929-31, 1k-3r, complete set of 16, printed on watermarked "borders and rosettes" paper, full OG, NH, F/VF centering
100.00
693 **   435
1930, Educational Exhibition, 10k olive green, top sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, fine centering
75.00
694 **   438-40
1930, 25th Anniversary of the Revolution of 1905, complete set of three in horizontal corner margin pairs, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF
60.00
695 (*)   472-78
1932-33, 15th Anniversary of the October Revolution, complete set of seven, stamp of 35k has horizontal position of watermark variety, which is rare, fresh, unused, expertly regummed, VF appearance
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100.00
696 **   480 var
1933, Karl Marx, 3k green, horizontal position of watermark, full OG, NH, VF and really scarce watermark variety
500.00
697 **   487-88
1933, Leningrad Philatelic Exhibition, surcharged issue, complete set of two, all are sheet margin copies, stamp of 30k with horizontal position of watermark, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
698 **   487-88
1933, Leningrad Philatelic Exhibition, surcharges issue, complete set of two, occasional very slight gum spots, otherwise fresh, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
699  487-88
1933, Leningrad Philatelic Exhibition, complete set of two, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $385
150.00
700  489
1933, Ethnographic issue, trial color proof of 1k in blue gray, perforation 11 1/2, removed from a presentation card with a part of letter "P" (Project) at the bottom, VF and rare
1500.00
701 **   514-16 var
1933, Revolutionary Heroes, complete set in blocks of four, block of 3k with vertical position of watermark, in addition bottom right stamp with white spot at the lower leaf variety, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
702 **   519-23
1933, Baku Commissars, complete set of five, usual uneven gum, nice condition, full OG, NH, VF
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250.00
703 **/(*)   519-23
1933, Baku Commissars, complete set of five, stamps of 4k and 40k are unused, expertly regummed, three others - full OG, NH, VF
100.00
704 **   520 var
1933, Baku Commissars, 5k gray black, vertical pair imperforated between stamps, completely flawless item, full OG, NH, VF and rare in sound condition
1500.00
705  520
1933, Baku Commissars, trial color proof of 5k in blue, printed on watermarked "borders and rosettes" paper, imperforated on the left with perforation 14 at three other sides, light crayon marking, gummed, VF
1000.00
706  521 var
1933, Baku Commissars, 20k violet, bottom sheet margin copy, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, LH, VF and scarce
750.00
707  522
1933, Baku Commissars, trial color proof of 35k in emerald, printed on watermarked "borders and rosettes" paper, perforation 14, gummed, fresh, VF
1000.00
708  523 var
1933, Baku Commissars, 40k carmine, left sheet margin exemplar, imperforated on the left, full OG, LH, VF and scarce
1000.00
709  523
1923, Baku Commissars, trial color proof of 40k in red, printed on watermarked "borders and rosettes" paper, perforation 14, gummed, VF
1000.00
710 **   524-28 var
1934, Lenin Mausoleum, complete set of five, stamp of 15k printed on "cotton" paper with design visible on gum side, the stamp has insignificantly toned gum, overall nice condition, full OG, NH, mostly VF
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100.00
711 **   529-30
1934, Ivan Fedorov, complete set of two, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $150
75.00
712  529-30
1934, Ivan Fedorov, complete set of two, blocks of four, CTO with full OG, VF
60.00
713 **   531-32
1934, Sverdlov and Nogin, complete set of two, fresh condition, full OG, NH, F/VF centering
200.00
714  536-39
1934, Dmitry I. Mendeleev, complete set of four, nicely centered, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $350
100.00
715 (*)   540-45
1934, First Decade without Lenin, complete set of six, fresh, unused, expertly regummed, VF appearance
100.00
716  549
1935, Anti-War Propaganda, trial color proof of 20k in dark ultra with design of 35k, perforation 10 1/2, neat favor cancellation at the bottom, sound condition in every respect, VF and very rare
1000.00
717 **   559-68
1935, Moscow Spartacist Games, complete set of ten, remarkably fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,100
500.00
718  559-68
1935, Moscow Spartacist Games, complete set of ten, stamp of 35k has full OG, NH, others either LH/hinged or expertly regummed, fresh and VF appearance
200.00
719 **/(*)   559-68
1935, Moscow Spartacist Games, complete set of ten, stamps of 10k and 35k have full OG, NH, all others are unused, expertly regummed, VF appearance
200.00
720  574
1935, Mikhail Kalinin, trial color proof of 5k in rose lake, perforation 14, fresh, gummed, VF and scarce
1000.00
721 **   577/613
1935-38, Leo Tolstoy, Revolutionaries, Dzerzhinsky, Soviet Pavilion in Paris, eight complete issues, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $413
150.00
722 **   577, a, var
1935, Leo Tolstoy, 3k olive black and violet, two bottom sheet margin copies, perforation 14 and 11 respectively, watermark "1" on margin and on bottom part of the stamps, full OG, NH, V
100.00
723  579a var
1935, Leo Tolstoy, 20k dark green and black brown, perforation 11, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right, full OG, VLH, VF
300.00
724 **/*   580-82 imp
1935, Revolutionary Heroes, imperforated complete set of three, all with exceptional margins, extremely fresh and flawless, full OG, NH or VLH (2k - appears never hinged), VF and scarce
2000.00
725 **   586 var
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, 5k rose lake, perforation 14, bottom sheet margin copy, watermark "1" on margin, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
726 **   583a-86a
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, complete set of six, perforation 11, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $150
100.00
727 **   590-95 var
1937, Alexander Pushkin, complete set of six, perforation 14x12 1/2, full OG, NH, mostly VF
150.00
728 **   590-94
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 10k-80k, complete set of five, printed on ordinary paper, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
729  593
1937, Alexander Pushkin, imperforated trial color proof of 50k in brown violet, printed on watermarked "borders and rosettes" paper, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF and scarce
1000.00
730 **   597-604
1937, Architectural Projects, complete set of eight, nicely centered, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
731 **   597 imp
1937, Architectural Projects, 3k brownish violet, bottom sheet margin imperforated copy, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
732 **   598 imp
1937, Architectural Projects, 5k brown red, nice enlarged margins imperforated copy, tiny spot of gum skip, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
300.00
733 **   599 imp
1937, Architectural Projects, 10k gray brown, bottom sheet margin imperforated copy, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
600.00
734 **   600 imp
1937, Architectural Projects, 15k gray black, left sheet margin imperforated exemplar, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
750.00
735 **   601 imp
1937, Architectural Projects, 20k gray green, bottom sheet margin imperforated copy, completely flawless, full OG, NH, VF
600.00
736 **   603 imp
1937, Architectural Projects, 40k dark violet, top left corner margin imperforated copy, nice and absolutely outstanding item, full OG, NH, VF and very scarce
4000.00
737   Mi U59a
1937, Steel Founder, stationery envelope 50k blue on gray watermarked "wavy lines" paper, fresh, unused, VF
100.00
738 **   615
1938, farm worker 4k claret, printed on paper without watermark, right sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
739 **   619 imp
1937, V. Lenin, 40k indigo blue, horizontal imperforated pair, post office fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
740 **   620-22, 843-44
1939-41, V. Lenin and Moscow Kremlin, two complete issues in sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, mostly VF
75.00
741 **   622 var
1939, V. Lenin, 10r indigo blue, top left corner margin block of eight (4x2), imperforated on the left, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple
2000.00
742 **   625/46
1938, North Pole, First and Second Trans-Atlantic Flights and Papanin Expedition, four complete issues, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $335
150.00
743  628a
1938, North Pole Flight, 80k carmine, horizontal imperforated pair, large margins all around, full OG, very light trace of hinge, VF, each stamp with Kessler guarantee hs, C.v. $500
250.00
744  633 var
1938, 20th Anniversary of the Red Army, 50k black and dark red, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right, CTO with full OG, VF
300.00
745 **   635 var
1938, 20th Anniversary of the Red Army, 1r black and red, printed on thick paper, horizontal gutter pair, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
746 **   636-39
1938, First Trans-Atlantic Flight, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, block of 10k with watermark "1" on margin, nice condition, full OG, NH, VF
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500.00
747 **   647-58
1937-38, Coat of Arms of the Soviet Republics, complete set of 12, stamp of 40k has slightly toned gum, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $350
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100.00
748 **   678/705
1938, Balloons and Planes, Moscow Subway and Sports, three complete issues, balloon of 50k has slight toned spot on gum side, one stamp of each other set is VLH (15k and 50k respectively), otherwise full OG, NH, F/VF centering
200.00
749 **   693-97
1938, Youth Communist League, complete set of five, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $175
100.00
750 **/*   706-62
1939 Year, complete set with some extras, the total is 76 stamps, some gum flaws mentioned, a few stamps are regummed, generally full OG, NH or occasionally VLH, F/VF, C.v. $878
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250.00
751 **   724-33
1939, Agriculture Fair, complete set of ten, all with perforation 12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
752 **   732 var
1939, Agriculture Fair, 80k violet, perforation 12 1/2, bottom sheet margin copy, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
753 **   734-36
1939, 5k, 15k, 30k, complete set of three, typo printing, perforation L12 1/2, sheet margin blocks of four, one stamp of 5k has slightly uneven gum, fresh, full OG, NH, VF
600.00
754  737 var
1943, Coat of Arms, 60k brick red, side margin block of 20 (10x2), imperforated on the right, vertical perf separation in the middle, CTO with full OG, VF
600.00
755 **   743a
1939, black surcharge 30k on farm worker 4k claret, left sheet margin copy, printed on paper without watermark, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
756  758 var
1939, Mikhail Lermontov, 30k dark green and black, bottom sheet margin copy, imperforated at the bottom, neatly cancelled, VF
250.00
757 **   763-816
1940 Year, complete set of 60 stamps, several stamps of Agriculture Exhibition with minor gum flaws, otherwise fresh, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $660
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300.00
758 **   767-71
1940, Reunion of Western Territories and Soviet Union, complete set in corner margin blocks of four, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
759 **   779 var
1940, Vladimir Mayakovski, 80k ultra, bottom sheet margin vertical pair, double perforation between stamps and imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
760 **   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
761 **   817/56
1941, Industrialization, Suvorov, Zhukovski, Lermontov, "Be a Hero!" and etc., eight complete issues, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $290
150.00
762 **   817 var
1941, Industrialization, 10k dark blue, comb perforation, raster vertical diamonds, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
763 **   820, 822 var
1941, Locomotives and Automobiles, 30k and 60k, both with perforation L12 1/2, blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
764 **   821 var
1941, Combine Harvester, 50k brown, comb perforation, raster vertical diamonds, bottom sheet margin block of four, folded along vertical perforation, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
765 **   832-35
1941, Alexander Suvorov, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
766 **   838-40
1941, Nikolai Zhukovski, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
767 **   840 var
1941, Nikolai Zhukovski, 50k brown violet, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, NH, VF and scarce variety
500.00
768 **   845-49
1941, Vassily Surikov, complete set of five, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $250
100.00
769 **   849 var
1941, Vassily Surikov, 2r brown, top sheet margin vertical pair, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH, VF
300.00