Lots 943 - 967, Catalogue of Auction #62 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
943  

Valuable Two-Volume Intact Collection

1905-89, approximately 4750 mint stamps and souvenir sheets, very well presented up to 1933 and after 1936 to the end, postage, semi-postal and air post issues, a lot of valuable items throughout, starting with later Imperial stamps, some RSFSR material and etc., minor usual flaws possible, generally collectible quality unit, full/large part of OG, mainly LH, F/VF, C.v. is about $14,500, Est. $2,500-$3,000
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1500.00
944 **   

Neat Mint Never Hinged Collection of Blocks and Souvenir Sheets

1909-60, about 400 blocks of four or larger and 40 souvenir sheets (10 different), arranged by Scott Cat. #'s in large black stockbook, apparently all are in complete issues, many useful items, post office fresh condition overall, we mention usual gum waves on some souvenir sheets, full OG, NH, F/VF or better, C.v. $5,000, Est. $2,000-$2,200
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1500.00
945 */U   

Large RSFSR and Soviet Union Collection in Four Albums

1918-71, some mint but mostly used holding contains about 4000 stamps and 60 souvenir sheets, including practically all valuable items from 1930's,mostly CTO, early souvenir sheets, mostly mint, several with gum defects and a lot of other material, condition is generally fresh, full/part of OG with some NH or used, F/VF, C.v. is close to $11,500, Est. $1,500-$1,800
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1000.00
946 **/*   242/523

Early Soviet Collection on Exhibition Style Pages

1923-33, 165 mint stamps, starting with Agriculture Exhibition issue, then nice range of the first definitive sets, many valuable items thereafter, several stamps have gum alterations, still beautiful quality material, mainly full OG, NH or LH, F/VF or better, Est. $700-$800
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500.00
947 **/*   

Practically Complete Collection in Schaubek Illustrated Album

1941-60, over 1600 mint stamps and 24 souvenir sheets, including most of important issues from the period, missing only expensive souvenir sheets and skyscrapers set of 1950, generally post office fresh condition, mainly full OG, NH with approximately several dozens of LH/hinged stamps, F/VF or better, C.v. is close to $10,000, Est. $4,500-$5,000
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3000.00
948 **   

Clean Starting Collection in a Blue Stockbook

1951-61, about 550 mint never hinged stamps and 11 souvenir sheets, apparently all are in complete issues, nice quality material, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $1,670
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500.00
949 **/*   

Mostly Soviet Assembly of Singles, Blocks and Souvenir Sheets

1864-1952, 123 primarily mint stamps, including nine blocks of four, four souvenir sheets and page from a stamp booklet, including some better postage and airpost stamps, we mention several items with gum alteration, nevertheless fresh condition, mainly full OG, NH, LH or hinged, F/VF, Est. $600-$800
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400.00
950 **/*   

RSFSR and Early Soviet Union Varieties

1921-25, 37 mint stamps, postage, semi-postals and dues, including offsets on gum side, surcharge errors, multiples with gutter and etc., mainly fresh quality, full OG with many NH stamps, VF, Est. $200-$250
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150.00
951 ** W  438/715a, C20/25

Selection of Early Sets and Singles - Five of Each

1930-39, Revolution of 1905, Order of the Red Banner, Paris Exhibition, Airships and etc., 12 complete issues, the total is 110 stamps, mainly fresh condition, full OG,NH, F/VF, Est. $900-$1,200
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600.00
952 **   

Complete Sheets Group

1938-60, 52 sheets of various regular and commemorative stamps, including Tourism of 1959 and Lenin of 1960 (one hundred sets of each issue in sheets of 25), mainly post office fresh condition with occasional, typical for large format sheets flaws, full OG, NH, VF, Est. $200-$300
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100.00
953 **   

Small Lot of Nice Blocks

1936-50, 33 mostly different blocks of four or larger, generally incomplete issues, some regular stamps, seven values of Red Army and Navy (1941), block of 80k of Aviation Exhibition (1937)and many more, several stamps with minor gum toning, otherwise full OG, NH, VF
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100.00
954 **   

Grouping of Blocks and Multiples

1922-55, Volga Famine inverted surcharge, 19 blocks of four, Aviation souvenir sheet (corner crease) and shifted red surcharge 10,000r on 40r slate in block of 19, mainly post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, F/VF, Est. $250-$300
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200.00
955 **   

Mainly Blocks, Including Printing Varieties

1942-59, 24 items, including singles, pairs and blocks, which are real windfall for a flyspecker, in addition five blocks of War Hero Z. Kosmodemyanskaya in various shades, full OG with many NH stamps, VF
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75.00
956 **   

Selection of Better Items from 1950's

1951-62, five complete issues, Bulgaria, Agriculture, Leningrad and two North Pole souvenir sheets, one with red surcharge, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF, Est. $180-$200
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120.00
957  

Six Early Perforation Varieties

1925-41, Academy of Sciences, Anniversaries of October Revolution, Industrialization, properly identified on a stockcard, full/large part of OG, previously hinged, mostly VF
100.00
958 (*)   841-42, 2089, C10

Four Desirable Varieties

1927-58, Karelian Finnish Republic, 30k with comb perforation and 45k - "smooth scroll", IGY 40k with line perforation and Air Post Congress 10k with a spot on denomination (creased),each stamp is unused and expertly regummed, otherwise collectible condition items, VF appearance
150.00
959 **   904/1047 var

Group of Stamp Size Varieties

1943-46, K. Marx, Rimsky-Korsakov, Gorki and etc., four different stamps, neatly identified on a stockcard, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
960  

Five Raster Varieties

1948-51, Art Theater, Sport of 1949, Butlerov and Lodygin, two postally used and three CTO, the last two appears unused with full OG, mostly VF
100.00
961 **   

Blocks of Four with Plate Varieties

1954-58, ten different blocks of four, arranged on a stockpage and neatly identified on margin, usually with plate position number, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF
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150.00
962 **   1907/2033 var

Perforation Errors Assemblage

1957, 17 different stamps, all with line instead of comb perforation, fresh, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
963 **   

Huge Holding of Modern Material

1971-2001, seven albums and nine booklets, it contains altogether over 5000 mint never hinged stamps and souvenir sheets, as well as about 200 FDC and postal history items, it's forming complete collection of singles from 1971 to 1986 and blocks of four thereafter until 1993, later material is housed in two Mystic Albums, apparently perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, Est. $250-$300
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200.00
964 */U   

Remainder of a Consignment

1858-1970's, several hundred mostly mint stamps and souvenir sheets, some blocks and multiples, including material from Latvia, Lithuania, Russian Empire, Soviet Union, Offices in China and some Local issues, occasional flaws noted, generally nice and fresh unit, full OG or used, F/VF
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250.00
965 **   

Balance of a Consignment

1944-86, around 100 stamps and over 60 souvenir sheets, including complete and incomplete sets, minor flaws possible, generally post office fresh condition, full OG, NH, mostly VF
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1.00
966    

Large Postal History Collection of Imperial and Soviet Periods

1848-1991, over two hundred pieces, representing 124 cards and covers from Empire with 27 postal stationery items, this part includes one pre-philatelic and one Levant mailings; RSFSR contains 13 inflation covers and cards; Soviet period - 64 items (only 14 after 1961) representing Zeppelin card of 1931, three military propaganda cards and much more, condition is a little mixed as usual on early material, but generally is useful and F/VF, Est. $500-$600
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300.00
967    

Group of Five International Covers

1938-39, four originated from Moscow and one from Odessa, appropriately franked by various commemorative stamps, Pushkin, Moscow Subway, Views of Moscow and etc., all appropriate markings, mostly VF
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100.00