Lots 601 - 657, Catalogue of Auction #59 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
601    AR1

Postal Revenue stamps used on correspondences

1921, money order for 100,000rub from Borovichy to Saratov Gub., franked by eight Postal Saving stamps of 1k, all appropriate markings, VF
100.00
602 **   149-50 var
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 35k and 70k, three blocks of four, two of which with full offset of the design on reverse, the last one with varnish lines at both sides, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
603    82
1921, registered cover from Headquarters of 15th Sevash Division to Voronezh District Administration, bisect of 20k blue and carmine affixed over and paid registration fee, two types of Field PO markings, arrival ds is on reverse, small tear at the top, otherwise VF and scarce usage
150.00
604 (*)   178a
1921, 2r light brown, horizontal pair with double impression, fresh condition, unused, expertly regummed, VF appearance
150.00
605 **   180 var
1921, 20r ultramarine, color variety, printed on ordinary paper, top right corner margin vertical pair, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
606 **   181c
1921, 100r orange, printed on thin paper, error block of 50 (25+25) with approximately a half of stamps completely or partly omitted and another half with double impression, gum creases, full OG, NH, VF, spectacular and rare item
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1500.00
607  181c
1921, 100r orange, printed on thin paper, horizontal pair with double impression, full OG, LH, VF
150.00
608  181c var
1921, 100r brown orange, error of color, printed on thin paper, block of four with double impression, full OG, LH, VF
400.00
609 **   182a
1921, 200r brown, double impression, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
610 **/*   183b
1921, 250r violet, two stamps printed on ordinary paper of distinctly different shades, both with double impression, full OG, NH or LH, VF
150.00
611 **   183 var
1922, 250r violet, typo printing on ordinary paper, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
612  183c var
1921, 250r violet, printed on thin paper, bottom sheet margin copy with triple (!) impression, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
613  183f var
1921, 250r dark violet, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, horizontal pair with double impression (one inverted), left stamp has repaired 2mm tear at the top, full OG, previously hinged, VF
100.00
614 **   184b
1921, 300r green, printed on thin paper, block of eight (4x2), full OG, NH, VF
75.00
615 **   186a
1921, 1000r carmine, printed on ordinary paper, horizontal pair with double impression and two pre-printing paper folds (l'Accordeon), in addition full offset of the stamp design on reverse, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
616 **   188-90
1921, 4th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 100r-1000r, complete set in blocks of four, including unissued block of 200r, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
617  191a
1921, inverted black surcharge 5000r on 1r orange, full OG, LH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
75.00
618 **   191c
1921, black surcharge 5000r on 1r orange, horizontal pair, left stamp without the surcharge, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
619  192 var
1921, black surcharge 5000r on 2r dark brown, color variety, full OG, LH, VF
75.00
620 **   192a var
1921, inverted surcharge 5000r on 2r pale brown, horizontal pair with surcharge additionally shifted and partly unprinted due to foldover, full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular error, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
300.00
621    192, AR4
1922, American Relief Administration pre-printed bilingual postcard, sent from Moscow to New York, franked by black surcharge 5000r on 2r and four Postal Saving stamps of 25k (two of which with inverted background), traces of previous mounts, otherwise VF, C.v. $300 for stamps off card
100.00
622  193a
1921, inverted black surcharge 5000r on 5r blue, full OG, VLH, VF, expertized by G. Richter
100.00
623  194 var
1921, inverted and shifted to the right black surcharge 5000r on 20k blue, printed on ordinary paper, horizontal pair, in addition offset of the surcharge on gum side, full OG, LH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
150.00
624  194 var
1921, double (one placed diagonally) surcharge 5000r on 20r blue, printed on ordinary paper, right sheet margin exemplar, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
625 **   194a var
1921, inverted black surcharge 5000r on 20r ultra, printed on thin paper, offset of the surcharge on gum side, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
626  194a var
1921, inverted black surcharge 5000r on 20r ultra, printed on thin paper, missing a dot after RSFSR in surcharge with additional offset on gum side, full OG, LH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
100.00
627 **   195a
1921, inverted and shifted to the top black surcharge 10,000r on 40r slate, basic stamp is small size, bottom sheet margin vertical pair, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
628  195b var
1921, inverted and shifted to the top black surcharge 10,000r on 40r slate, basic stamp is large size, right sheet margin copy, full OG, VLH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
75.00
629  196 var
1921, double red surcharge 5000r on 1r orange, full OG, VLH, VF, expertized by Z. Mikulski
150.00
630  196a
1921, inverted red surcharge 5000r on 1r orange, full OG, VLH, VF
75.00
631  197a
1921, inverted red surcharge 5000r on 2r pale brown, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
75.00
632  200a, e
1921, inverted red surcharge 10,000r on 40r slate, two stamps of small and large size, full OG, LH, VF, one with Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, the other one - expertized by Dr. Jemtschoujin
150.00
633  200b
1921, double red surcharge 10,000r on 40r slate, small size stamp, right sheet margin exemplar, full OG, LH, VF
75.00
634  200d var
1922, red surcharge 10,000r on 40r slate, basic stamp is large size, right sheet margin copy, surcharge is on front and on reverse, the last one is placed diagonally at the top, full original toned gum, LH, VF
100.00
635  200f
1921, surcharge with dots after Russian letters 10,000r on 40r slate, large size stamp with right sheet margin, full OG, VLH, VF, C.v. $225
100.00
636 **   201 var
1922, double black diagonal surcharge 7500r on 250r violet, printed on ordinary paper, right sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
637  202
1922, "Proletarians of the World Unite!", proof of 5000r in violet, printed on creamy paper without watermark, left sheet margin copy, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
638 **   203 var
1922, 7500r light blue, watermark "horizontal diamonds", left sheet margin vertical pair with double impression, slight usual gum wrinkles, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
639  204
1922, "Proletarians of the World Unite!", 10,000r light blue, printed on watermarked "vertical diamonds" paper, five stamps making reconstruction of red diagonal overprint "Obrazets", full OG, NH, VF and scarce
1000.00
640  204
1922, "Proletarians of the World Unite!", proof of 10,000r in light blue, printed on creamy paper, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
641 **   205, a
1922, 7500r blue, printed on creamy paper, vertical pair, bottom stamp with double impression, light vertical marginal crease, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
642 **   211 var
1922, 5th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 5r black and yellow, left sheet margin exemplar with double impression of black color, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
643 **   212 var
1922, 5th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 10r black and brown, left sheet margin copy with double impression of black color, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
644 **   212 var
1922, 5th Anniversary of the October Revolution, (10r), impression of brown color only on thin paper (0.05mm), usual creases, full OG, NH, VF appearance
100.00
645 **   212 var
1922, 5th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 10r, double impression of brown over black color, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
646  213 var
1922, 5th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 25r black and violet, nice margin exemplar with inverted violet color, full OG, LH, VF
150.00
647 **   211/15 var
1922, 5th Anniversary of the October Revolution, four stamps, two of which with colors misregister and two with full offset of black color on gum side, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
648 **   219 var
1922-23, typo "Star" surcharge 30r on 50k red brown and green, tiny soiling of one tip of perforation at the top, otherwise full OG, NH, VF
75.00
649    221
1923, mixed franking cover from Petrograd to Geneva, insufficiently franked by six RSFSR adhesives, marked "T" and uprated by three Swiss dues upon arrival, all appropriate markings, roughly opened on the left, still VF
100.00
650  224
1922-23, litho "Star" surcharge 20r on 15k red brown and blue, surcharge from sheet position 64, nice and very fresh, full OG, LH, VF and scarce, C.v. $10,000
5000.00
651  230
1922, worker, imperforated proof of 3r in blue, horizontal pair printed on creamy paper, unaccepted denomination due to change of postal rates, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
652  231
1922, soldier, three imperforated proofs of 25r in violet, red lilac and brown, two last ones on creamy paper, sheet margin blocks of four, unaccepted denomination due to change of postal rates, full OG, NH, VF and rare assembly
1000.00
653 **   233 var
1922-23, soldier 100r orange, left sheet margin imperforated block of six with double impression (one inverted), full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple
750.00
654  238a var
1923, soldier 3r carmine red, horizontal bottom sheet margin imperforated pair, printed on both sides, full OG, light trace of hinge on the face, VF, ex-Vassilyev
150.00
655  239b
1923, worker 4r brown, imperforated exemplar with double impression, one inverted, full OG, LH, VF
150.00
656 **/*   180a/210

Assortment of Varieties

1921-22, 17 mint stamps, including block of six, representing double impression of 20r, overinked 100r and 40r, shifted, doubled and inverted surcharges of later issues, fresh condition, full OG, NH or LH/hinged, mostly VF, Est. $250-$300
200.00
657    

Small Postal History Lot

1919-25, eight covers, representing franking by various Imperial, RSFSR and Postal revenue stamps, some interesting items, usual flaws noted, mainly collectible condition, F/VF, Est. $150-$200
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100.00