Lots 970 - 1028, Catalogue of Auction #59 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
970  B5-8, B9-13
1914-15, World War I Charity issues, ten different stamps overprinted "Obrazets" in black or blue, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF
100.00
971 **   B5 var
1914, World War I Charity issue, 1k+1k red and dark green on straw paper, perforation 11 1/2, bottom left corner margin exemplar, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH (LH on the left margin), VF
150.00
972 **   B5 var
1914, World War I Charity issue, 1k+1k red and dark green on straw paper, perforation 12 1/2, top sheet margin stamp, blind perforation at the top, appears imperforated, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
973 **   B5 var
1914, World War I Charity issue, 1k+1k red and dark green on straw paper, perforation 12 1/2, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
974 **   B5 var
1914, World War I Charity issue, 1k+1k red and dark green on straw paper, perforation 12 1/2, bottom sheet margin stamp, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF, expertized by A. Rosselevitch
150.00
975 **   B5 var
1914, World War I Charity issue, 1k+1k red and dark green on straw paper, perforation 12 1/2, left sheet margin horizontal pair, imperforated on the left, full OG, NH, VF, slight owner's hs on reverse
150.00
976 **   B5a var
1914, World War I Charity issue, 1k+1k red and dark green on straw paper, perforation 13 1/2, top sheet margin copy, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
977  B5a var
1914, World War I Charity issue, 1k+1k red and dark green on straw paper, perforation 13 1/2, right sheet margin exemplar, imperforated on the right, full OG, LH, VF
150.00
978 **   B6 var
1914, World War I Charity issue, 3k+1k red and gray on pink paper, perforation 12 1/2, bottom sheet margin stamp, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
979 **   B6 var
1914, World War I Charity issue, 3k+1k red and gray on pink paper, perforation 12 1/2, bottom left corner margin horizontal pair, imperforated on the left, full OG, NH (hinged at the bottom margin), VF
200.00
980 **   B7 var
1914, World War I Charity issue, 7k+1k brown and green on buff paper, perforation 11 1/2, bottom sheet margin copy, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
981 **   B7 var
1914, World War I Charity issue, 7k+1k brown and green on buff paper, perforation 12 1/2, top right corner margin stamp, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
982  B7
1914, World War I Charity issue, complete set of four imperforated plate proofs of reduced design for 7k denomination, colors - black, dark brown, dark green and red brown, all are engraved printing on chalk-surfaced cards, in addition engraved proof on thickened paper in green, no gum as produced, VF and rare assembly
2500.00
983 **   B8 var
1914, World War I Charity issue, 10k+1k blue and brown on gray blue paper, perforation 12 1/2, bottom sheet margin exemplar, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
984 **   B10 var
1915, World War I Charity issue, 3k+1k red and gray, perforation 11 1/2, left sheet margin copy, imperforated on the left, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
985 **   B10 var
1915, World War I Charity issue, 3k+1k red and gray, perforation 12 1/2, bottom sheet margin stamp, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
986 **   B10 var
1915, World War I Charity issue, 3k+1k red and gray, perforation 12 1/2, left sheet margin exemplar, imperforated on the left, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
987 **   B10 var
1915, World War I Charity issue, 3k+1k red and gray, perforation 13 1/2, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
988 **   B10 var
1915, World War I Charity issue, 3k+1k red and gray, perforation 13 1/2, vertical pair, imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
989 **   B10a
1915, World War I Charity issue, 3k+1k red and gray, perforation 13 1/2, horizontal pair, imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
990 **   B10 var
1915, World War I Charity issue, 3k+1k red and gray, perforation 13 1/2, bottom left corner margin horizontal pair, imperforated on the left and between stamps, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
991 **   B10 var
1915, World War I Charity issue, 3k+1k red and gray, perforation 13 1/2, horizontal strip of four, imperforated on the right and between stamps, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
500.00
992 **   B13 var
1915, World War I Charity issue, 10k+1k blue and light brown, perforation 12 1/2, top sheet margin exemplar, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
993 **   B13 var
1915, World War I Charity issue, 10k+1k blue and light brown, perforation 13 1/2, bottom right corner margin stamp, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
994  B15-16
1921, Volga Famine Relief issue, 2250r red and 2250r brown, two stamps with part of "Obrazets" typo overprint in red, full OG, LH, VF and scarce
500.00
995    B14-17, B15 var
1922, Volga Famine Relief issue, complete set of four and 2250r carmine on thick "cotton" paper, used on local cover in Moscow, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF
100.00
996 **   B18 var
1922, Famine Relief issue, double black surcharge "100p+100p" on 70k brown, block of four, showing in addition break of vertical perforation, bottom right stamp has corner crease, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple
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750.00
997 **   B19 var
1922, Famine Relief issue, inverted red surcharge 100r+100r on 70k brown, imperceptible toned spot, full OG, NH, VF, owner's hs on reverse
100.00
998 **/*   B20-21 var
1922, Famine Relief issue, two stamps with inverted surcharges, full OG, NH or VLH (250r+250r), VF
100.00
999  B22 var
1922, Famine Relief issue, inverted red surcharge 250r+250r on 35k ultra, left sheet margin exemplar, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
1000 **   B23 var
1922, Famine Relief issue, inverted orange surcharge 250r+250r on 35k ultra, pin-point toned spots on perforation tips, full OG, NH, F/VF centering, owner's hs on reverse
100.00
1001  B24-29
1922, "Philately for the Children", complete set of six, both 1k are from the second printing and originated from position 22, all others are from the first printing, full OG, LH, VF, several expert's hs on back sides, Z. Mikulski certificate for 1k imperforated stamp, C.v. $840
500.00
1002 **   B24-29
1922, "Philately for the Children", complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, both 1k and 2k are from the second issue, minor perf separation on 1k, 2k and 10k values, post office fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiples, Z. Mikulski certificate for the set
4000.00
1003 **   B24 var
1922, "Philately for the Children", inverted overprint on 1k yellow, perforated exemplar, overprint of the second printing, position 9 of not inverted setting, full OG, NH, VF, Z. Mikulski certificate
750.00
1004 **   B27 var
1922, "Philately for the Children", 5k claret, date "19-8-22" of overprint is partly missing, full OG, NH, VF, expertized by Dr. Jemtschoujin
100.00
1005 **   B30-33
1922, Rostov-on-Don issue, complete set of four, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $150
100.00
1006 **   B34-37
1922, "For the Hungry", complete set in blocks of 50 (25+25), three with vertical and one with horizontal gutter in the middle, sheet presenting Postal Train with "R.G.F.S.R." variety on positions 18 and 43, fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF
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600.00
1007  B35
1922, "For the Hungry", imperforated proof of steamship, no value indicated in light blue, bottom sheet margin exemplar printed on thick security paper, no gum as produced, VF
400.00
1008  B38
1923, "Philately for the Labor", bronze surcharge 1r+1r on 10r brown and black, full OG, LH, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate, C.v. $225
100.00
1009 **/*   B39 var
1923, "Philately for the Labor", gold surcharge 1r+1r on 10r brown and black, top left corner margin block of four, positions 1-2/6-7 with appropriate surcharge varieties, full OG, NH or LH (top stamps), VF, N. Mandrovski certificate
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150.00
1010  B39 var
1923, "Philately for the Labor", gold surcharge "1r+1r" on 10r brown and black, extra dash in the date variety, full OG, previously hinged, VF
75.00
1011  B39 var
1923, "Philately for the Labor", double gold surcharge 1r+1r on 10r brown and black, bottom sheet margin stamp, full OG, LH , VF and rare, the only sheet of 25 has been reported, N. Mandrovski certificate
1000.00
1012 **   B40a, var
1923, "Philately for the Labor", bronze surcharge 2r+2r on 250r violet, printed on thin paper, top right corner margin block of four, positions 4-5/9-10, stamp on position 9 with broken "m" variety, full OG, NH , VF, N. Mandrovski certificate
150.00
1013 **   B40b
1923, "Philately for the Labor", inverted bronze surcharge 2r+2r on 250r violet, printed on thin paper, bottom right corner margin block of four, positions 1-2/6-7 of not inverted setting, full OG, NH , VF and very rare, N. Mandrovski certificate
2000.00
1014  B40
1923, "Philately for the Labor", bronze proof surcharge 2r+2r on a piece of paper, no gum as produced, VF and scarce
300.00
1015  B40
1923, "Philately for the Labor", red proof surcharge 2r+2r on a piece of paper, no gum as produced, VF
300.00
1016 **   B41
1923, "Philately for the Labor", bronze surcharge 4r+4r on 5000r violet, bottom sheet margin block of four, slight crease on right margin, otherwise post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate
150.00
1017  B41
1923, "Philately for the Labor", red proof surcharge 4r+4r on a piece of paper, no gum as produced, VF
300.00
1018  B42
1923, "Philately for the Labor", silver surcharge 4r+4r on 5000r violet, fresh quality, full OG, VLH, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate
750.00
1019  B42
1923, "Philately for the Labor", silver proof surcharge 4r+4r on a piece of paper, no gum as produced, VF and scarce
300.00
1020 **   B44 var
1924, Leningrad Flood issue, black surcharge 7k+20k on 200r gray brown, color variety, complete vertical gutter sheet of 50 (25+25), bottom left stamp has small thin, otherwise fresh, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
1021  B45a
1924, Leningrad Flood issue, black surcharge 14k+30k on 30r green, basic stamp printed on thin paper, left sheet margin exemplar, full OG, LH, VF, E. Diena certificate
500.00
1022 **   B47
1924, Leningrad Flood issue, black surcharge 20k+50k on 1000r carmine, printed on ordinary paper, complete vertical gutter sheet of 50 (25x25), negligible edge wear far away from the stamps, fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
1023 **   B50-57, fn
1926-30, Child Welfare, four complete issues and essay of unissued design of 20k on watermarked paper, full OG, NH, mostly VF
75.00
1024  B56b var
1929, Child Welfare issue, 20k+2k dark brown and light blue, perforation 10 1/2, bottom sheet margin copy, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, LH, VF and scarce
800.00
1025 **   B57 var
1929, Child Welfare issue, 20k+2k dark green, bottom sheet margin exemplar, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
800.00
1026 **   B145a imp
1988, Zoo Relief Fund, se-tenant block of five plus label, three side margin imperforated block of four, control markings on margin, full OG, NH, VF and very rare
12000.00
1027 **   B180 imp
1991, Butterflies and Flowers, 20k+10k multicolored, imperforated souvenir sheet, full OG, NH, VF, a modern rarity, until now the only recorded imperforated variety of this issue
15000.00
1028    B5-13

World War I Postal Charity Issue
Study of Moscow Military Censorship Markings

1915-16, 27 covers and one cover front, including one cover with a complete set on colored paper, representing censorship numbered handstamps from 7 to 131, three items with censor's initials and three with different "Dozvoleno Tsenzuroi" cancellations, minor conveyance flaws mentioned, still F/VF, Est. $900-$1,000
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750.00