Lots 1004 - 1057, Catalogue of Auction #62 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
1004  C1
1922, red Airplane overprint on 45r green and black, block of four, removed from a postal history item, Moscow First Day "8.11.22" cancellation, VF and rare exhibition piece
300.00
1005  C7a
1924, black surcharge 10k on "Fokker 111" stamp of 5r green, basic stamp with wide "5" variety, full OG, VLH, VF
500.00
1006 **   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, VF
100.00
1007  C11 var
1927, International Air Post Congress, 15k red and olive green, broken airplane wing variety, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce unrecorded printing error
250.00
1008  C12-13, a
1930, Zeppelin issue, two complete sets of two, perforation 12 1/2 and 10 1/2 respectively, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $160
75.00
1009 **   C12a-13a
1930, Zeppelin issue, complete set of two, rough as often perforation 10 1/2, full OG, NH, F/VF
75.00
1010  C12b-13b
1930, Zeppelin issue, imperforated complete set of two, nice margins all around, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee on reverse, C.v. $5,500
1500.00
1011  C15-19
1931, Airships, imperforated complete set of five, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $300
100.00
1012  C15-19, C20-25
1931-32, Airships, imperforated and perforated (line) complete sets, the last one includes engraved 15k slate gray, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $374++
150.00
1013    C15-19
1931, Airships, imperforated complete set of five, used on First Day flown cover to Berlin, cancelled by Moscow PO No.50 "15.5.31" date stamp, all appropriate markings, postmarked on arrival, VF
200.00
1014 **   C22a var
1931, Airship over Kremlin, 20k pale red, design is clearly shown on gum side, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1015 **   C23a
1931, Airship over the Arctic Region, 50k dark gray blue, error of color, perfectly centered exemplar, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
1016 **   C23a
1931, Airship over the Arctic Region, 50k dark gray blue, error of color, top sheet margin exemplar, full OG, NH, F/VF
500.00
1017    C23a
1932, Airship over the Arctic Region, 50k dark gray blue, error of color, used on April 24 together with 1r green on a postcard, which was prepared to be sent by Zeppelin 3rd South America Flight, however it was delayed and delivered to Pernambuco on May 18 by registered airmail, address was erased, otherwise fresh and VF
1500.00
1018 */U   C25, a, b
1932, Airship over the Dnieper Dam, 15k gray black, three stamps, perforation 12 1/2 (NH), 14 (LH) and 10 1/2 (CTO), full OG, mostly VF
100.00
1019 **   C26-29
1931, Ice-Breaker "Malygin", imperforated complete set of four, enlarged margins, full OG, NH, VF
120.00
1020  C26-29, C30-33
1931, Ice-Breaker "Malygin", imperforated and perforated complete sets of four, the last one has line perforation, full OG, LH or previously hinged, mostly VF, C.v. $300
100.00
1021 **   C30-33
1931, Ice-Breaker "Malygin", perforated complete set of four, very well centered, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
1022  C30-33, var
1931, Ice-Breaker "Malygin", two complete sets of four, perforation L12 1/2 and comb 12x12 1/2, full OG, NH (2) or LH, VF
120.00
1023 **   C34-35, C35a
1932, International Polar Year, complete set of two, in addition stamp of 1r with perforation 12 1/2, slightly cracked full OG as usual, NH, VF
150.00
1024  C34-35
1932, International Polar Year, complete set of two, slightly cracked full OG as usual, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $150
75.00
1025    C34-35
1932, International Polar Year, complete set of two, used on postcard and cover, which were prepared for First Polar Flight "Franz Josef Land - Arkhangelsk", both addressed to Vienna, triangle flight cachet and all appropriate markings, mostly VF
150.00
1026 **   C37-39
1933, Stratostat "USSR 1", complete set of three, the high value with right sheet margin, tiny offset on reverse of 5k stamp, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
1027  C37-39
1933, Stratostat "USSR 1", complete set of three, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $300
100.00
1028 **   C40-44
1934, Civil Aviation, complete set of five, printed on watermarked "borders and rosettes" paper, nice and flawless unit, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
1029 **   C40-44
1934, Civil Aviation, complete set of five, printed on watermarked paper, minor gum disturbance on 5k stamp, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
1030  C40-44
1934, Civil Aviation, complete set of five, printed on watermarked paper, full OG, mostly LH, VF, C.v. $500
200.00
1031  C41
1934, Civil Aviation, imperforated trial color proof of 10k in brown, printed on watermarked "borders and rosettes" paper, full OG, LH, VF
1000.00
1032  C44 var
1934, Civil Aviation, 80k purple, printed on watermarked paper, partial offset of the design on the face, probably due to foldover, CTO, VF and scarce unrecorded variety
250.00
1033 **   C45-49
1934, Civil Aviation, complete set of five, printed on paper without watermark, stamp of 50k with insignificant facial soiling, still post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
1034  C45-49
1934, Civil Aviation, complete set of five, printed on paper without watermark, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $395
150.00
1035  C45-49
1934, Civil Aviation, complete set of five, printed on paper without watermark, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $395
150.00
1036 **   C46a
1934, Civil Aviation, 10k green, printed on paper without watermark, left sheet margin horizontal pair, imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH (LH on margin only), VF
1500.00
1037  C50-52, C50a
1934, Stratosphere Disaster, complete set of three, in addition stamp of 5k with perforation 14 (NH, but with slight corner crease), all with full OG, previously hinged, VF
100.00
1038  C51
1934, Andrey Vasenko, 10k brown, jumbo margin single, especially on the right and at the bottom, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
1039 **/*   C53-57
1935, Airships, complete set of five, clean and fresh unit, full OG, NH or VLH (stamp of 15k), VF
300.00
1040  C53-57
1935, Airships, complete set of five, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $505
250.00
1041  C58-67
1935, Chelyuskin Rescue, 1k-50k, complete set of ten, fresh condition, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $1,508
750.00
1042  C68
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, insignificant gum bend, full OG, VLH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
300.00
1043  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
1044 **   C69-75
1937, Aviation Exhibition, complete set of seven, nicely centered, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $350
100.00
1045 **   C75a
1937, Aviation Exhibition, 1r black, brown and buff, souvenir sheet of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $400
200.00
1046  C69-75, C75a
1937, Aviation Exhibition, complete set of seven and souvenir sheet of four, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $275
100.00
1047  C71 var
1937, Aviation Exhibition, 30k red brown and black, vertical pair, imperforated between stamps, CTO with full OG, VF and scarce
1000.00
1048 **   C76-76D, var
1939, Aviation Day, overprinted issue, complete set of five with two extra shades of 40k and 1r, full OG, NH, F/VF
100.00
1049 **   C77-79
1944, the Stratosphere Disaster, complete set in bottom left corner margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
1050 **   C82 var
1948, Airplane and Flag of Soviet Air Fleet, 1r dark blue, top right corner margin block of four, misplaced vertical perforation between stamps and on the right, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1051 **   C88 var
1949, Air Routes and Transport Airplanes, 1r black, ultra, gray and red, map of the USSR (gray color) strongly shifted to the top, bottom sheet margin block of four, slightly folded along vertical perforation, fresh, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare
4000.00
1052 **   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
1053 **   C96, var
1955, red overprint "North Pole-Moscow" on 2r black and green, horizontal pair, left stamp has no dash variety of overprint, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
1054    265-68, B55, B57

Zeppelin Flight

September 2-6, 1933, 6th South America Flight registered cover to Paraguay, franked by 15 different values, tied by special "Leningrad - Berlin" flight marking, Berlin and Friedrichshafen connections, black confirmation cachet, Asuncion arrival ds, VF, Sieger #229B
300.00
1055 **/*   C1/C52a

Nice Collection on Exhibition Style pages

1922-34, 35 mint stamps, forming eight complete issues, including "Fokker 111", Zeppelin, Airships of 1931 (perf and imperf), Stratostat "USSR 1", Stratosphere Disaster and more, a few stamps with altered gum, otherwise nice quality material, mainly full OG, NH or LH, F/VF, Est. $600-$700
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
400.00
1056  C2/35

Small Group of Air Post stamps

1923-32, four complete issues, including "Fokker 111", without and with surcharges, Air Post Congress and International Polar Year, full OG, LH or previously hinged, mostly VF, C.v. $246
75.00
1057 */U   

Balance of Air Post Collection

1922-37, 66 mint or used (mostly CTO) stamps, including unused Air Post Congress, Zeppelin issue, International Polar Year and Aviation Exhibition, as well as forgeries of #C1 andC45/47, generally collectible condition, F/VF, C.v. $555
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75.00