Lots 837 - 857, Catalogue of Auction #60 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
837  B1-4
1905, Russo-Japanese War Charity issue, complete set of four, each stamp with "P" for black "Obrazets" overprint, affixed on two pieces and additionally handstamped "Specimen" in violet by Natal Postal Authorities, fresh, VF and scarce, BPA certificate
150.00
838    B1-4, B5-8
1905-14, two International covers from St. Petersburg, addressed to Netherlands and Switzerland respectively, each one franked by a complete Postal Charity issue, all appropriate markings, first one with slight fold away fromthe stamps, otherwise VF
100.00
839  B5-8
1914, World War I Postal Charity stamps, complete set of four, printed on colored paper, perforation 13 1/2, each stamp with black overprint "Obrazets", full OG, previously hinged, VF
100.00
840  B9-13, var
1915, World War I Postal Charity stamps, complete set of four, printed on white paper, in addition 7k with "curved mouth" variety, each stamp with dark blue overprint "Obrazets", full OG, NH or VLH, VF
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100.00
841    B14-16
1922, Volga Famine Relief issue, three stamps used together with 34 other values on registered flown cover from Omsk to Germany, postmarked on arrival, repaired tear on the left, still F/VF
100.00
842  B22 var
1922, Famine Relief issue, yellow over red surcharge 250r+250r on 35k dark blue, full OG, LH, VF and scarce
1000.00
843  B24, B29
1922, "Philately for the Children", 1k yellow, perforated and imperforated exemplars, both are from the second printing, positions 13 and 18 respectively, full OG, VLH (appears NH), VF, Soviet Philatelic, P. Kosack and other guarantee hs
500.00
844 **   B26 var
1922, "Philately for the Children", black overprint of the first printing on 3k red, omitted "RSFSR" due to strong overprint shift (position 11), full OG, NH, VF
100.00
845 **   B26 var
1922, "Philately for the Children", 3k red, the first printing, top sheet margin block of four, positions 4-5/9-10, narrow "8" at the top left and open "9" at the bottom left, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
846 **/*   B25-28 var
1922, "Philately for the Children", nicely described page from a Collection, contains 19 stamps from different positions of 25-stamp setting, representing various overprint errors, fresh condition, full/large part of OG,some NH, but mainly LH/hinged, F/VF
300.00
847 **   B36, var
1922, "For the Hungry", Postal Train, no value indicated gray blue, top sheet margin block of six (2x3), lower right stamp with a stop after bottom inscription, full OG, NH, VF.
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100.00
848 **   B36, var
1922, "For the Hungry", Postal Train, no value indicated in gray blue, two bottom margin blocks of six (2x3), printed on white and grayish paper, right stamp in the middle of each block with "R.G.F.S.R." variety(position 68), full OG, NH, VF
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100.00
849  B38
1923, "Philately for the Labor", bronze surcharge 1r+1r on 10r brown and black, bottom margin exemplar, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $225
100.00
850  B41 var
1923, "Philately for the Labor", bronze surcharge "4r+4r" on 5000r violet, bottom margin copy with overinked surcharge appears "1823" in date, full OG, LH, VF
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100.00
851  B41
1923, "Philately for the Labor", red proof surcharge 4r+4r on 5000r violet, full OG, LH, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate
300.00
852 **   B47, a, b, c
1924, Leningrad Flood issue, black surcharge 20k+50k on 1000r carmine, four stamps, printed on ordinary, thick ("cotton"), thin and chalk-surfaced paper, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
853 **   B56b
1929, Child Welfare, 20+2k black brown and blue, perforation 10, block of four, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
854 **   B156a imp
1988, Zoo Relief Fund, left sheet margin imperforated se-tenant block of five with label, control markings on the edge, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
1500.00
855 **   B168a imp
1990, Zoo Relief Fund, bottom sheet margin imperforated se-tenant block of three with label, control markings on margin, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
856 **   B175a var
1990, "Armenia '90" Philatelic Exhibition, inverted black overprint on Earthquake Relief issue, top right corner margin block of three with label, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
857 **   B175a var
1990, "Armenia '90" Philatelic Exhibition, double black overprint on Earthquake Relief issue, top sheet margin block of three with label, full OG, NH, VF
150.00