Lots 805 - 960, Catalogue of Auction #59 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
805 **   859
1941, People's Militia, 40k blue, top margin exemplar, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $400
200.00
806 **   859, var
1941, People's Militia, 40k blue, right sheet margin block of four, top left stamp with straight top of the hammer variety (position 19), post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF
1500.00
807 **   857/910
1942-44, Navoi, Turgenev, World War II Scenes and etc., 13 complete issues, the total is 46 stamps, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $560
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250.00
808  874 var
1942, Soviet Airplanes Bombing Nazi Tanks, 20k lilac, left sheet margin exemplar, imperforated on the left, full OG, previously hinged, VF
250.00
809 **   874 var
1942, Soviet Airplane Bombing Nazis Tank, 20k lilac, printed on horizontally laid paper, slight gum waves, full OG, NH, F/VF centering, scarce unrecorded variety
400.00
810 **   875 var
1943, Agriculture for the Front Line Forces, 30k lilac, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, NH, VF and rare
400.00
811 **   877 var
1943, Anti-Aircraft Battery, 45k blue, bottom sheet margin copy, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
812 **   886 var
1943, Vitus Bering, 30k gray blue, horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
1200.00
813 **   896 var
1943, Maxim Gorki, 60k blue black, horizontal pair, imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF, expertized by J. Stolow
1000.00
814 **   907 var
1943, Tehran Conference, 30k black, red and blue, left sheet margin copy, imperforated on the left, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
815 **   909-10
1944, Ivan Turgenev, complete set in blocks of four, 30k slightly folded along horizontal perforation, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $500++
300.00
816 **   911-59, C77-81
1944 Year, complete set of 66 stamps and one souvenir sheet, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $207
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150.00
817 **   911-14 var
1944, Liberation of Russian Cities, complete set in blocks of four, stamp presenting liberation of Stalingrad is small size 32x21.5mm, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
818 **   921 var
1944, Day of the United Nations, 60k black, red and blue, bottom sheet margin stamp, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
819 **   933 var
1944, Vladimir Lenin, 45k gray black, right sheet margin horizontal pair, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
820  944 var
1944, Sergey Lazo, 30k bright green, vertical pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, very lightly hinged, VF
600.00
821 **   959 var
1944, Liberation of Leningrad, seven souvenir sheets of four, types 1, 2, 3 with additional top or bottom inscription varieties, full OG, NH, VF and nice specialized lot
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150.00
822 **   969 var
1945, Victory at Stalingrad, 3r brown black and red, right margin exemplar, imperforated on the right, slight gum wrinkle at the top left and minute ink soiling on margin, full OG, NH, F/VF
150.00
823 **   973 var
1945, Order of Victory, 3r brownish red, top sheet margin copy, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
1200.00
824 **   975 var
1945, Battle Scene, 30k blue black and orange, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
825 **   986A var
1945, Motherhood Medal, 1r black brown on green network, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF
1000.00
826 **   1003 var
1945, V. Lenin, 50k black, bottom sheet margin exemplar, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
827 **   1007 var
1945, Mikhail Kutuzov, 30k blue violet, right sheet margin horizontal pair, imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
828 **   1008 var
1945, Mikhail Kutuzov, 60k brown, bottom right corner margin block of four, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
829 **   1021/100
1946 Year, complete set of 71 stamps, including two imperforated values, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $182
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100.00
830 **   1024 var
1946, Victory Medal, 60k brownish red, bottom sheet margin stamp, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, F/VF centering
300.00
831 **   1035, 1042 var
1946, Soviet Labor and Military Awards, three stamps with perforation L12 1/2, including Military Medal in two different shades, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
832 **   1056, var
1946, All-Union Sports Parade, 30k dark green, two blocks of four, original and reprint, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
833 **   1076 var
1946, Petroleum Industry, 10k dark green, raster vertical diamonds, top sheet margin exemplar, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
834 **   1081a var
1947, 25th Anniversary of Soviet Postage Stamp, 30k green and brown, souvenir sheet of four, part of the text at the top and bottom is omitted (albino print), minor usual gum waves, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
1000.00
835 **   1085 var
1946, Reconstruction of the Dnieper Dam, 30k brown black, horizontal pair, imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF
1000.00
836 **   1087/188
1947 Year, complete set of 120 stamps and one souvenir sheet, including two sets of imperforated stamps, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $424
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2, 3, 4, 5
200.00
837 **   1087 var
1947, Aleksandr Karpinski, 30k dark green, bottom sheet margin copy, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
838  1097 var
1947, Geographical Society, 60k violet black, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right, lightly cancelled, VF
75.00
839 **   1104 var
1947, Coat of Arms of Russian Federation, 30k brownish orange, vertical pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF
600.00
840 **   1142 var
1947, Jubilee of Moscow, 1r dark violet, top right corner margin vertical pair, imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
1200.00
841 **   1143 var
1947, Jubilee of Moscow, 1r multicolored, left sheet margin exemplar with label at the top, originated from a se-tenant gutter sheet, imperforated between stamp and label, full OG, NH (LH on the gutter far away from the stamp), VF and very scarce
1200.00
842 **   1156 var
1947, Moscow Subway, 45k violet, horizontal pair, imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF
750.00
843 **   1159 var
1947, Air Fleet Day, 30k deep violet, vertical pair, imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
1200.00
844 **   1161 var
1947, Spasski Tower, 60k dark red, left sheet margin horizontal strip of three, imperforated on the left and between stamps, full OG, NH, VF
800.00
845 **   1172-82
1947, Reconstruction issue, perforated complete set in blocks of four, some with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF
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150.00
846 **   1189/317, C82
1948 Year, complete set of 132 stamps, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $1,552
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2, 3, 4
1000.00
847 **   1193-96
1948, Ukrainian Soviet Republic, complete set in blocks of four, most with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
848 **   1217 var
1948, farm worker 20k brown, bottom sheet margin copy, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
849 **   1254-57, var
1948, Sports, the second issue, three complete sets of four, originals and reprints of 1955 (raster square) and 1956 (raster diamonds), full OG, NH, mostly VF
100.00
850 **   1255 var
1948, Soccer, 30k orange brown, horizontal pair, imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
1500.00
851 **   1306
1948, Coat of Arms, 40k brownish red, original printing, left sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
852 **   1318/428
1949 Year, complete (less #1343-47) set of 116 stamps, no souvenir sheets, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $1,114
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2, 3, 4
750.00
853 **   1323 var
1949, Semyon Dezhnev, 40k olive green, printed on thick paper, right sheet margin block of four, slightly folded along vertical perforation, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple
400.00
854 **   1325
1949, Stalin's Birthday, souvenir sheet of four, minor usual gum wrinkles, well above average condition, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
855 **   1327a
1949, Lenin Mausoleum, perforated souvenir sheet of four, size 175x130mm, nice quality with minimal usual gum waves, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $500
300.00
856 **   1327a imp
1949, Lenin Mausoleum, imperforated souvenir sheet of four, size 180x132mm, minor usual gum wrinkles, full OG, NH, mostly VF
1000.00
857 **   1364-65
1949, Sormovo Machine and Boat Works, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
858 **   1388-89
1949, Aleksandr Radischev, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
859 **   1403
1949, Vassily Chapayev, 40k brownish orange, left sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
860 **   1445 var
1950, Pioneer Pavlik Morozov, 40k brown black and red, top sheet margin copy, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH, VF
600.00
861 ** W  1481-87
1950, Moscow Subway, ten complete sets of seven, some with sheet margins, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $390
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150.00
862 **   1496 var
1950, Latvian Soviet Republic, 2r black brown, top sheet margin copy, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
863 **   1518-25
1950, Moscow Skyscrapers, complete set of eight, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $460
200.00
864 **   1529-30
1950, Ivan Aivazovsky, 40k and 50k, complete se-tenant sheet of 20, missing bottom edge and marginal perf separation on the left, otherwise full OG, NH, VF
75.00
865 **   1532-33
1950, Newspaper "Iskra", complete set in blocks of four, nice and fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF
600.00
866 **   1568-83
1951, Russian Scientists, complete set of 16, all are from original printings, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
867 **   1569 var
1951, Aleksandr Kovalevski, 40k dark blue on salmon paper, top sheet margin copy, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
1000.00
868 **   1594-95
1951, Victor Vasnetsov, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, both stamps are from original printing, 40k has one stamp with gum wrinkle, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
869 **   1603, var
1951, All-Union Peace Conference, 40k gray and red, two blocks of four, white and yellowish gum respectively, first one slightly folded along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
870 **   1605-09
1951, Czechoslovakia, complete set in blocks of four, all with sheet margins except 40k, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF
600.00
871 **   1612-60
1952 Year, complete set of 49 stamps, many with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $512
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300.00
872 **   1641, var
1952, Kaum Nasyri, 40k brown on yellow paper, two blocks of four, distinctly different shades, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
873 **   1643-44
1952, 35th Anniversary of the October Revolution, complete set in top sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
874 **   1651 var
1952, Military Order of the Red Star, 2r brownish red, right sheet margin exemplar, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
1500.00
875 **   1661-88
1953 Year, complete set of 28 stamps, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $230
150.00
876 **   1665, var
1953, Vladimir Mayakovsky, 40k red and gray, two sheet margin blocks of four, original and reprint, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
877  1673 var
1953, Leo Tolstoy, 1r brown, left sheet margin stamp, imperforated on the left, full OG, LH, VF
600.00
878 **   1689-745
1954 Year, complete set of 58 stamps, including Stalin with line and comb perforation, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $261
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150.00
879 **   1689a, var
1957, Coat of Arms, 40k scarlet, block of 12 (3x4), misperforated on the right due to foldover, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
880 **   1689a var
1957, Coat of Arms, 40k scarlet, irregular bottom left corner margin block of four, partly omitted design due to foldover, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
881 **   1689a var
1957, Coat of Arms, 40k scarlet, double impression, top right corner margin block of four, slight gum waves, full OG, NH, VF
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200.00
882 **   1693 var
1954, Valery Chkalov, 1r gray, violet blue and dark brown, comb perforation, top left corner margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
883 **   1709 var
1954, 300th Anniversary of the Union between Ukraine and Russia, red overprint on 2r green, right sheet margin exemplar, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF
750.00
884 **   1723 var
1954, Mikhail Glinka, 40k deep claret, rose and black brown, left sheet margin copy, imperforated on the left, full OG, NH, VF
800.00
885 **   1737 var
1954, University of Kazan, 60k claret, bottom sheet margin copy, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
886 **   1746-88, C91-96
1955 Year, complete set of 49 stamps and ten souvenir sheets, including both North Pole Station s.s. of 1958 and 1962, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $392
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2, 3, 4, 5
200.00
887 **   1757 var
1955, Alexey Venezianov, 1r multicolored, top sheet margin copy with control marking, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH (LH on margin away from the stamp), VF
800.00
888 **   1764 var
1955, 25th Anniversary of Magnitogorsk, 40k multicolored, vertical pair, imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF and rare
2500.00
889 **   1789-904, C97
1956 Year, complete set of 118 stamps, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $301
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2, 3, 4, 5
200.00
890 **   1794-96 var
1956, Atomic Power Station, complete set in blocks of four, block of 1r has misplaced red and yellow colors, full OG, NH, VF
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100.00
891 **   1860a
1956, Mukhamed Aivazov, 40k yellow green, three-line inscription, top sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
892 **   1860a var
1956, Mukhamed Aivazov, 40k yellow green, three-line inscription, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, imperceptible toned spot, full OG, NH, VF and rare perforation variety
3000.00
893 **   1890 var
1956, Alexander Suvorov, 3r red brown and black, left sheet margin exemplar, imperforated on the left, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
1000.00
894 **   1916 var
1957, Gray Partridge, 10k multicolored, omitted green color, left sheet margin block of four, post office fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF
750.00
895 **   1944 var
1957, Jubilee of Leningrad, red overprint on 1r black brown on greenish paper, left sheet margin copy, imperforated on the left, full OG, NH, VF
1000.00
896 **   1946 var
1957, Henry Fielding, 40k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2, top right corner margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
897 **   2021 var
1957, K. Tsiolkovski, the first "Sputnik" black overprint on 40k brown and blue, block of four, top left stamp has long slash variety of overprint, while other slashes are short and have different thickness, full OG, NH, VF
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150.00
898 **   2026 var
1957, Maria Ermolova, 40k brown and violet, line perforation 12 1/2, right sheet margin exemplar, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
899  2038 var
1958, Yeghishe Charents, 40k dark brown, vertical pair, imperforated between stamps, full OG, very light trace of hinge, F/VF centering
1000.00
900 **   2044-46, imp
1958, Peter Tchaikovsky, 18 perforated and 15 imperforated complete sets of three, including perforated and imperforated complete se-tenant sheets of 36 and 30 stamps respectively, full OG, NH, VF
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100.00
901 **   2059, var
1958, Jan Komensky, 40k green, right sheet margin horizontal pair, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF
800.00
902 **  Mi 1335 IV
1958, Coat of Arms, 40k red, intaglio (raster) printing, right sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, F/VF centering
100.00
903 **   2142 var
1958, 41st Anniversary of the October Revolution, 1r multicolored, top sheet margin copy, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH, VF
1000.00
904 **   2148 var
1958, Soviet Civil Aviation, (40k) multicolored, black and red colors omitted, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF and rare, only one sheet of 100 stamps exists with this error, a common stamp is added for comparison
3000.00
905 **  Mi XX
1958, Voroshilovgrad Locomotive Plant, 40k brown and orange, unissued stamp due to political reasons, right sheet margin copy, very well centering, full OG, NH, VF
750.00
906 **  Mi XX
1958, Voroshilovgrad Locomotive Plant, 40k brown and orange, unissued stamp due to political reasons, left sheet margin block of four, completely flawless, full OG, NH, VF
3000.00
907 **   2166 var
1959, Charles Darwin, 40k blue and brown, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
1000.00
908  2190 var
1959, Sulhan-Saba Orbeliani, 40k dull rose and black, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, full OG, LH, VF and scarce
500.00
909 **   2308, var
1960, 15th Anniversary of Hungary's Liberation, red overprint on 40k multicolored, complete sheet of 25, stamp on position 11 with broken "15" in overprint, full OG, NH, VF
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75.00
910 **   2428 var
1961, Lenin Presents State Electrification Plan, 10k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2 x12, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, VF
800.00
911 **   2441 imp
1961, Space Rockets, 3k dark violet, horizontal imperforated pair, excellent condition in every respect, full OG, NH, VF and rare
3500.00
912 **   2459 var
1961, Russian National Choir, 4k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2 x12, left sheet margin exemplar, full OG, NH, VF
1000.00
913 **   2577 var
1962, 14th Congress of the Youth Communists, 6k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2 x12, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF
1000.00
914 **   2631A
1962, Soviet Cosmonauts, 1r blue, black and silver, perforated souvenir sheet, complete sheet of eight souvenir sheets, slightly folded once along vertical perforation, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
915 **   2631A var
1962, Soviet Cosmonauts, 1r blue, black and silver, top sheet margin perforated souvenir sheet, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH, VF and very rare perforation error
2500.00
916 **   2631A var
1962, Soviet Cosmonauts, 1r blue, black and silver, right sheet margin perforated souvenir sheet, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
1500.00
917 **   2650 var
1962, Agriculture, 4k gray, light blue and green, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, nice stamp, full OG, NH, VF
1000.00
918 **   2653 var
1962, 5th Anniversary of the Launching "Sputnik 1", 10k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, nice and flawless, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
1500.00
919 **   2661 var
1962, 45th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 4k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, nice condition, full OG, NH, VF
1000.00
920 **   2676 var
1962, 30th Soviet Chess Championships, 4k brown yellow and black, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2, completely flawless exemplar, full OG, NH, VF and rare, N. Mandrovski certificate
3000.00
921 **   2926 fn
1964, Tokyo Olympic Games, 1r, souvenir sheet in green, numbered at the bottom with "034541", full OG, NH, VF
200.00
922 **   2930 var
1964, Conquest of Space, 10k multicolored, souvenir sheet of six, light blue text on the right margin is printed twice, full OG, NH, VF and rare
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1500.00
923 **   3023 var
1965, Space Rockets and Atom, 20k black, blue and red, printed on aluminum foil, enlarged stamp by all dimensions, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison
100.00
924 **   3058, var
1965, Fedor Chaliapin, 6k gray olive and black, right sheet margin horizontal strip of three, right stamp is wider for 3mm than common stamps, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
925 **   3260 imp
1966, Definitive issue, Coat of Arms and Soviet Union Emblem, 4k red, litho printing, bottom sheet margin imperforated block of four, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
2000.00
926 **   3387 var
1967, 50th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 4k multicolored, top right corner margin vertical pair, imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF
1200.00
927  3670 var
1969, perforated proof of coil stamp 4k carmine rose, block of four, originated from a trial sheet of 25, favor cancellation "1.1.70", full OG, NH, VF and scarce
1000.00
928 **   3715 var
1970, 10th Victory in Ice-Hockey World Cup, red overprint on 6k blue and slate, basic stamp has partly omitted central design, bottom right corner margin exemplar, full OG, NH, VF and rare, a common stamp is added for comparison
750.00
929 **   4266 imp
1974, Painting by Jean Chardin, 16k multicolored, bottom right corner margin imperforated copy with label on the right, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF and very rare, especially with neighboring label
3000.00
930 **   4506 imp
1976, Caucasus Flowers, 2k multicolored, bottom sheet margin imperforated exemplar, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
931 **   4775 imp
1979, Children Drawings, 15k multicolored, bottom right corner margin imperforated copy, no gum as produced, NH, VF
400.00
932 **   4915 imp
1981, Abkhazian Autonomous Soviet Republic, 4k multicolored, top sheet margin imperforated copy, full OG, NH, VF
600.00
933 **   4981 imp
1981, Four-Masted Bark "Tovarisch", 4k multicolored, top sheet margin vertical imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
934 **   5012 imp
1982, Nazym Khikmet, 6k multicolored, bottom sheet margin imperforated stamp, full OG, NH, VF
800.00
935  5016 imp
1982, Equestrian Sports, 4k multicolored, vertical imperforated pair, this imperforated variety exists cancelled to order only, NH, VF
1500.00
936 **   5030 imp
1982, Russian Paintings, Portrait of M. I. Lopukhina, 6k multicolored, horizontal imperforated pair, left stamp with slight facial fingerprint, fresh, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
2500.00
937 **   5076 imp
1982, Giuseppe Garibaldi, 6k multicolored, top margin imperforated copy, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
938 **   5115 imp
1983, Fedor Tolstoy, 4k multicolored, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
1200.00
939 **   5116 imp
1983, 65th Anniversary of Soviet Army, 4k multicolored, bottom sheet margin imperforated exemplar, full OG, NH, VF
1200.00
940 **   5128 imp
1983, Aleksandr Aleksandrov, 4k multicolored, left sheet margin imperforated block of four, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF and scarce in multiple
4000.00
941 **   5140 imp
1983, View of Rostov-on-Don, 4k multicolored, bottom sheet margin imperforated copy, full OG, NH, VF
750.00
942 **   5141 imp
1983, Buriat Autonomous Soviet Republic, 4k multicolored, vertical imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF
1200.00
943 **   5174 imp
1983, Radio-Telegraphy Championships, 6k multicolored, enlarged margins imperforated stamp, full OG, NH, VF
1200.00
944 **   5190 imp
1983, National Food Program, 5k multicolored, left sheet margin imperforated exemplar, full OG, NH, VF
1200.00
945 **   5196 imp
1983, Academician A. Sidorenko, 4k multicolored, top left corner margin imperforated block of four, full OG, NH, VF and scarce in multiple
3500.00
946 **   5207 imp
1983, New Year 1984, 5k multicolored, vertical imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF
1500.00
947 **   5216 imp
1984, 25th Anniversary of the Cuban Revolution, 5k multicolored, top sheet margin imperforated block of four, full OG, NH, VF
1500.00
948 **   5220 imp
1984, Soviet Tank, 10k multicolored, right sheet margin imperforated block of four, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple
3500.00
949 **   5228 imp
1984, Snow Leopard, 4k multicolored, left sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
2500.00
950 **   5713 imp
1988, Antarctic Expedition, 20k multicolored, top sheet margin imperforated block of four, full OG, NH, VF
1500.00
951 **   5756 imp
1989, Taras Shevchenko, 5k black, brown and light green, bottom sheet margin imperforated block of four, printed on thick paper, slight wrinkle, no gum as produced, NH, VF
1000.00
952    5771 imp
1989, Honeybee, 5k multicolored, right sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair used on unaddressed FDC, flawless condition, VF and with high probability unique item
2000.00
953 **   5854/68 imp
1990, Capitals of the Republics, imperforated complete set of 13 in horizontal pairs, full OG, NH, VF
750.00
954 **   5954, 5958 imp
1991, Marine Life, 4k and 20k, imperforated complete set of two in vertical pairs, full OG, NH, VF
1000.00
955 **   7099 var
2008, Leningrad Oblast, 8r multicolored, top left corner margin block of four with strongly misplaced vertical and horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
956 **   7187 var
2009, Department of Transportation, 9r multicolored, bottom left corner margin block of four with dramatically shifted vertical and horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
957 **   7188 var
2009, Schepkin Drama School, 10r multicolored, extra impression of cyan (light blue) color, block of four, full OG, NH, VF and scarce modern error, especially in multiple
500.00
958    1392-93

Soviet Thematic Philately
Chess Tournaments

1951, Soviet Union Chess Championships, registered cover franked by three stamps, including complete set of UPU issue (1949), tied by commemorative ds, all appropriate markings, VF and a scarce item
500.00
959    

Selection of Chess Tournament Covers

1951-66, seven covers posted on various Chess Events, such as World Championships of 1951, 1954, 1958 and 1966, Return World Cup Match of 1961 and Soviet Union Championships of 1958 and 1962, properly franked, cancelled by commemorative tournament markings, nice condition, VF
Click the numbers below to see additional pages:
2, 3, 4
800.00
960 SB   735/1222

Stamp Booklet issued in Riga

1948, 75th Anniversary of Latvian Song Festival, incomplete booklet, black lettering in Latvian on buff paper, text repeated in Russian inside front cover, contains six pages of bilingual advertisements and Soviet Union stamps: two 10k (#1215), two 15k (#735), three 20k (#1217) and two 30k (#1222), rust spot from an old staple, generally nice condition, VF and extremely rare, just two such booklets known in private hands. A copy of von Hofmann article in Philatelia Baltica No.71-73 (1981) is enclosed
Click the numbers below to see the unfolded inside parts of the booklet
1, 2, 3 , 4 , 5, 6, 7,
Click here to see the article of Mr. von Hofmann
3000.00