Lots 858 - 883, Catalogue of Auction #60 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
858 **   C1 var
1922, red Airplane overprint on 45r green and black, two exemplars with varieties of basic stamps, first one has serif at the top of "4" (position 43), the other one - overinked in black, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
859  C1
1922, red Airplane overprint on 45r green and black, block of four, Moscow First Day "8.11.22" cancellation, VF and scarce multiple
300.00
860 **   C10-11, C12-13
1927-30, International Air Post Congress and Zeppelin issue, two complete sets of two, the last one with perforation 12 1/2, full OG, NH, mostly VF
150.00
861  C12 var
1930, Zeppelin issue, 80k carmine, perforation 12 1/2, retouched right "8" variety, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF
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100.00
862 **   C12b-13b
1930, Zeppelin issue, imperforated complete set of two, 40k is left sheet margin exemplar, 80k has ample margins all around, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs (40k) and N. Mandrovski certificate (80k)
2500.00
863 **   C15-19
1931, Airships, imperforated complete set of five, nice margins all around, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
864 **   C17 var
1931, Airship of the Red Square, 20k carmine, vertical position of watermark "Borders and Rosettes", right sheet margin exemplar, full OG, NH, VF and scarce watermark variety
300.00
865 **   C22a var
1931, Airship over Kremlin, 20k pale red, printed on porous ("cotton") paper with design is clearly shown on reverse, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
866  C25a
1932, Airship over the Dnieper Dam, 15k gray black, perforation 10 1/2, full OG, light trace of hinge, fine centering, scarce perforation variety in mint condition
1500.00
867  C25a
1932, Airship over the Dnieper Dam, 15k gray, engraved printing, perforation 10 1/2, very well centered, neat cancellation, VF, C.v. $200
100.00
868  C26-29, C30-33
1931, Ice-Breaker "Malygin", imperforated and perforated (L12 1/2) complete sets of four, full OG, LH or previously hinged, mostly VF, C.v. $300
100.00
869 **   C34-35
1932, International Polar Year, complete set of two, slightly cracked gum on 1r value, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
870 **   C37-39
1933, "Stratostat USSR 1", complete set of three, stamp of 10k has tiny natural gum inclusion, fresh, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
871  C37 var
1933, Stratostat "USSR", 5k ultra, broken "t" in "Aviopochta" variety, full OG, VLH, VF
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100.00
872  C40
1934, Civil Aviation, imperforated trial color proof of 5k in orange, printed on watermarked paper, full OG, LH, VF
1000.00
873  C42
1934, Civil Aviation, imperforated three-side margin trial color proof of 20k in violet, printed on watermarked paper, full OG, LH, VF and scarce
1000.00
874  C44 var
1934, Civil Aviation, 80k violet, perforation 10x14x14x14, top sheet margin copy, vertical watermark "Border and Rosettes" rotated to the left, which is extremely unusual, neat Moscow cancellation, VF and very rare, L. Hovest certificate
5000.00
875 (*)   C53-57
1935, Airships, complete set of five, expertly regummed, fresh condition, VF appearance
150.00
876 **   C68
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, nice and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs and S. Sorani certificate
750.00
877  C68
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, surcharge from position 15 (broken "5" in "1935"), full OG, LH, VF, S. Sismondo certificate
400.00
878  C68b
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, small "f" variety of surcharge, full OG, light trace of hinge, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, Raybaudi certificate
750.00
879 **   C69-75
1937, Aviation Exhibition, complete set of seven, 20k and 1r with sheet margins, full OG, NH, F/VF centering, C.v. $350
100.00
880 **   C75a
1937, Aviation Exhibition, souvenir sheet of four, imperceptible traces of angle mounts, fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
881 **   C76A-D
1939, Aviation Day, overprinted issue, complete set of five, in addition color shades of 40k and 1r, full OG, NH, mostly VF
100.00
882 **   C95 var
1955, red overprint "North Pole-Moscow" on 1r multicolored, double impression of overprint due to printer's sheet shifting, bottom right corner margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple
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600.00
883 **   E1-3

Special Delivery stamps

1932, Postal Transports, complete set of three, all are corner margin exemplars, stamp of 10k has cracked gum as often, otherwise full OG, NH, VF
100.00