Lots 675 - 788, Catalogue of Auction #63 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
675 **   250-59
1923, 1k-1r, imperforated complete set of ten, litho printing, nice margins, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
676 **   250 var
1923, worker 1k orange, litho printing, bottom left corner margin block of four, flawless condition, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
677  254
1923, die proof of worker 5k in dark violet, litho printing, size 22.5x26.5mm (fitted for stamp size), full OG, LH, VF and extremely rare, the similar proof is shown in Standard Collection book "Drafts of Stamps. USSR", page 7,an issued stamp in lilac shade is added for comparison
2000.00
678  259 var
1923, soldier 1r red and brown, litho printing, nice margins imperforated single, printed on thin (less then 0.055mm) paper, full OG, very light trace of hinge, VF, ex-K. Vassilyev
150.00
679    250-56, 277-78
1924, 1k-10k, five imperforated stamps of litho printing, used together with four other values and three Charity labels on reverse side of registered cover from Leningrad to Berlin, all appropriate markings, VF and a beautiful item
200.00
680 **   263 imp
1924, peasant 30k violet, litho printing, imperforated single with invalidating perforation across the design, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
681 **   265-68, 269-72
1924, Lenin Mourning issue, imperforated (wide frame) and perforated complete sets of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
682 **   265-68, var
1924, Lenin Mourning issue, imperforated complete set of four in horizontal left sheet margin pairs, wide frame, left stamp of 20k with a white spot on Lenin's face variety (position 81), full OG, NH, VF
Click here to see enlarged fragment
150.00
683 **   265, var
1924, Lenin Mourning issue, 3k red and black, wide frame, block of four, top right stamp with "a dot on tie" variety, full OG, NH, VF
50.00
684 **   273 var
1924-25, soldier 3k brownish red, horizontal imperforated strip of four with vertical gutter, double impression, invalidating perforation at the top and bottom, vertical fold along the gutter, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
685  275 var
1923, soldier 10k dark blue, imperforated exemplar of typo printing on thinned grayish paper, full OG, LH, VF, ex-Vassilyev, a common stamp (NH) on white paper is added for comparison
200.00
686 **   276
1924-25, worker 1k orange, typo printing, perforation 14 1/2x15, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
687 **   276, var
1924-25, worker 1k orange, typo printing, perforation 14 1/2x15, two exemplars of distinctly different shades, full OG, NH, VF, stamp of deep orange shade is from the E. Vernick Collection
250.00
688  276 imp
1924-25, worker 1k orange, typo printing, imperforated left sheet margin horizontal strip of five, perfin "Obrazets", full OG, NH, VF and rare item from the Postal Archives, Raritan Stamps, Inc. guarantee (2005)
2500.00
689 **  Mi 229 II
1924-25, peasant 2k green, typo printing, imperforated exemplar, nice margins, full OG, NH, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate
500.00
690  280, 289, 293
1924-25, 5k, 50k and 5r, typo printing, first ones with perforation 14 1/2x15, while 5r has perforation 13 1/2, full OG, very light traces of hinge, all appear NH, mostly VF
100.00
691 **   286
1924-25, worker 14k grayish blue, typo printing, perforation 14 1/2x15, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
692  287
1924-25, peasant 15k lemon yellow, typo printing, perforation 14 1/2x15, beautiful exemplar, full OG, LH, F/VF centering, N. Mandrovski certificate, C.v. $27,500
10000.00
693 **  Mi 235 II
1924-25, worker 20k light green, typo printing, left sheet margin single, nice condition, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
5000.00
694 **   288B
1924-25, soldier 40k slate blue, typo printing, perforation 14 1/2x15, completely flawless exemplar, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
695  276a/89a
1924-25, 1k-50k, set of 13, including stamp of 4k, typo printing, perforation 12, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF
150.00
696 **   291 imp
1924-25, worker 2r green and rose, typo printing on thin grayish paper, rose color is shifted to the right, top left corner margin imperforated pair with short margin at the bottom, full OG, NH, F/VF appearance
100.00
697 **   292-93, 293a
1924-25, soldier 3r and worker 5r, complete set of two high values, perforation 13 1/2, in addition top sheet margin single of 5r with perforation 10 1/2, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
698 */U   294/300
1925, Lenin Mausoleum, eight perforated or imperforated stamps with different printing varieties, arranged on well inscribed page from a Collection, full/large part of OG or postally used (1), VF
200.00
699  
1925, Lenin Mausoleum, imperforated essay of unissued design for 40k in red brown, right sheet margin horizontal pair, printed on watermarked "borders and rosettes" paper, slight gum wrinkle exactly between stamps, full OG, NH, VF
1500.00
700 **   302, var
1925, Vladimir Lenin, 5r brown red, perforation 13 1/2, two stamps of different size, causing by vertical or horizontal positions of watermark "borders and rosettes", full OG, NH, VF
150.00
701 **   302-03 imp
1925, Vladimir Lenin, imperforated complete set of two, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
702 **   304-25
1925, 1k-5r, perforated complete set of 22, including both 10k stamps, 2r has perforation 14 1/2x15, stamps of 30k and 40k with slight perf irregularities, full OG, NH, mostly VF
100.00
703  309, 318, 321
1928, 6k, 30k and 1r, three stamps with horizontal position of watermark "borders and rosettes", full OG, LH, mostly VF
150.00
704 **   311 var
1926, worker 8k olive brown, litho printing, imperforated single with enlarged margins, two lines of invalidating perforation across the design, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
705 **   311a
1925, worker 8k brown olive, typo printing, perforation 14 1/2x15, very well centered single, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
706 **   324-25, var
1925, soldier 3r dark brown and green, worker 5r dark blue and gray brown, two high values, printed on watermarked paper, perforation 13 1/2, horizontal strips of five, right stamp of 3r with epaulette on shoulder variety, one stamp of 5r has tiny natural inclusion, otherwise fresh, full OG, NH, VF
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250.00
707  324a var
1925, soldier 3r dark brown and green, perforation 12 1/2, type II, full OG, LH, VF
150.00
708  
1926-27, three advertising labels with regular stamps affixed over, including commercial fleet (imperforated at the bottom) and tobacco advertising, minor flaws noted, collectible quality items, F/VF
100.00
709  326
1925, Academy of Sciences, imperforated proof of 3k brown, printed on thick creamy paper with text on reverse, no gum as produced, NH, VF
250.00
710 **   330-32, 336-38
1925, Decembrist Mutiny and Revolution of 1905, two imperforated complete sets of three, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
711 **   333 var
1925, Revolution of 1905, 3k olive green, perforated stamps with vertical watermark "borders and rosettes" variety, full OG, NH, VF and rare, expertized by W. Pohl
500.00
712 **   339a-41a
1925, Revolution of 1905, complete set of three, perforation 13 1/2, minor perf irregularities, otherwise full OG, NH, F/VF
100.00
713 **  Mi 248E/61E
1926, 7k-5r, imperforated complete set in blocks of four, typo printing on white improved paper without watermark, 9k has slight gum wrinkle, fresh, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
714 **   350
1927, black surcharge 8k on soldier 7k brown, perforation 12 1/2, printed on watermarked paper, vertical gutter block of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
715 **   353-58
1927, black or red surcharges 8k on commemorative 7k stamps, complete set of six, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
716 **   353-58
1927, black or red surcharge 8k on commemorative 7k stamps, complete set of six in mostly marginal blocks of four, in addition block of Revolution of 1905 with counterfeited perforation L12 1/2, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
717 **   374 imp
1927, Dr. Zamenhof, Creator of Esperanto, 14k yellow green and brown, vertical imperforated pair, beautiful item in every respect, full OG, NH, VF
1500.00
718 **   375-81
1927, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution, complete set of seven, full OG, NH, mostly VF
100.00
719 **   376a
1927, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 5k brown, bottom left corner margin vertical imperforated pair, an eye-catching item, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
2000.00
720 **   377a
1927, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 7k myrtle green, perforation 11 1/2, vertical pair, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
721 **   382-400
1927, the second definitive issue, 1k-80k, complete set of 17, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
722 **   407-08
1928-29, Vladimir Lenin, 5r and 10r, perforation 10 1/2, printed on watermarked "lozenges" paper, two blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
723 **   406/34
1928-30, Vladimir Lenin, Industrialization and Cavalry Army, three complete issues, the total is 11 stamps, full OG, NH, F/VF
150.00
724 **   413-26, 469
1929-31, the third definitive issue, 1k-1r, perforated complete set of 15, full OG, NH, mostly VF
100.00
725 **   414, var
1929, factory worker 2k green, top right corner margin block of four, interesting perforation break of vertical perforation, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
726  457
1931, factory worker 2k yellow green, printed on watermarked "borders and rosettes" paper, horizontal imperforated pair with adjoined bisect on the right, cancelled on a piece by Perm date stamp, VF
100.00
727  472-78
1932-33, 15th Anniversary of the October Revolution, complete set of seven, minor usual gum creases, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF appearance
75.00
728 **   485-86 fn
1932, Moscow Philatelic Exhibition, imperforated souvenir sheet of four, printed on thin cardboard, slightly rounded corners and minor paper discoloration at the top right, nevertheless nice and fresh item, no gum as produced, VF and scarce
10000.00
729 **   487-88
1933, Leningrad Philatelic Exhibition, surcharged issue, complete set of two, full OG, NH, F/VF centering, C.v. $650
250.00
730  487-88
1933, Leningrad Philatelic Exhibition, complete set of two, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $385
150.00
731  518 var
1933, Order of the Red Banner, 20k black, red and yellow, perforation 9 1/2, white spot in "CCCP" variety (position 106), full uneven original gum, LH, VF, one of two known exemplars of this rarity, N. Mandrovski certificate
6000.00
732 **   519-23
1933, Baku Commissars, complete set of five, nice quality unit, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $750
250.00
733  520 var
1933, Baku Commissars, 5k gray black, left sheet margin single, imperforated on the left, full OG, previously hinged, VF
750.00
734  521
1933, Baku Commissars, trial color proof of 20k in red, printed on watermarked "borders and rosettes" paper, perforation 14, gummed, VF
1000.00
735  522
1933, Baku Commissars, trial color proof of 35k in ultra (issued color), printed on watermarked "borders and rosettes" paper, full OG, NH, VF
1000.00
736  522
1933, Baku Commissars, trial color proof of 35k in dark brown, printed on watermarked "borders and rosettes" paper, perforation 14, gummed, VF
1000.00
737  523 var
1933, Baku Commissars, 40k carmine, top left corner margin exemplar, imperforated on the left, CTO with full OG, VF
600.00
738 **   529-30
1934, Ivan Fedorov, complete set of two, full OG, NH, F/VF centering, C.v. $150
75.00
739 **/(*)   529a-30a
1934, Ivan Fedorov, imperforated complete set of two, sheet margin singles, stamp of 20k printed on porous "cotton" paper, full OG, 20k is NH (LH on margin only), 40k is unused, no gum, VF
500.00
740  529a
1934, Ivan Fedorov, 20k carmine rose, imperforated exemplar, neatly cancelled, a part of violet Postal Archives seal on reverse, VF
100.00
741  531-32
1934, Sverdlov and Nogin, complete set of two trial color proofs in reversed colors, 10k in red and 15k in blue, perforation 13 3/4, printed on watermarked "borders and rosettes" paper, fresh, no gum, VF and scarce
4000.00
742  536-39
1934, Dmitry Mendeleev, complete set of four, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $300
100.00
743  536
1934, Dmitry Mendeleev, trial color imperforated proof of 5k in green, enlarged margins exemplar, printed on watermarked paper, full OG, LH, VF and scarce
1500.00
744 **   540-45
1934, First Decade without Lenin, complete set of six, fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $650
300.00
745  540-45
1934, First Decade without Lenin, complete set of six, large part of OG, VF, C.v. $292.50
150.00
746  546-50
1935, Anti-War Propaganda issue, complete set of five, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $650
200.00
747  551-54
1935, Moscow Subway, complete set of four, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $605
200.00
748 **   555-58
1935, Friedrich Engels, complete set of four, nice and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $350
150.00
749  555-58, 569-72
1935, F. Engels and Iranian Arts, two complete sets of four, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $320
100.00
750  564 var
1935, Moscow Spartacist Games, Cycle Race, 10k carmine and violet, "wavy line" variety, neat corner cancellation, VF
100.00
751  576
1935, Mikhail Kalinin, trial color proof of 20k in black, perforation 10 3/4, pen stroke on the left, fresh, gummed, VF and scarce
1000.00
752 **   577-79, a
1935, Leo Tolstoy, two complete sets of three, perforation 14 and 11 respectively, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $200
75.00
753 **   585a var
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, 3k gray blue, perforation 11, top sheet margin single with watermark "1", imperforated at the top, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
754 **   590-95
1937, Alexander Pushkin, complete set of six, perforation L12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
755 **   590, 594 var
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 10k yellow brown and 80k carmine rose, perforation 11x 12 1/2, bottom right corner margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
756 **   592 var
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 40k lake, perforation 11x 12 1/2, vertical pair, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
757 **   595 var
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 1r green, perforation 12 1/2, top left corner margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
758  594-95
1937, Alexander Pushkin, imperforated trial color proofs of 80k and 1r in deep claret, vertical se-tenant pair, printed on watermarked "borders and rosettes" paper, completely flawless, full OG, NH, VF and very rare
5000.00
759  602
1937, Architectural Project, trial color proof of 30k in violet, perforation 13 3/4, printed on watermarked "borders and rosettes" paper, perfect quality, no gum, VF and rare, N. Mandrovski certificate
2500.00
760 **   610
1937, Shota Rustaveli, 20k deep green, printed on yellowish paper, block of four, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
761 **   615A
1937, soldier 5k orange brown, printed on paper without watermark, block of four, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
762 **   616-17, 619
1936, 10k, 20k and 40k, complete definitive issue of the year, bottom right corner margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
763 **   616A
1937, worker 10k olive green, printed on paper without watermark, block of four, excellent centering, flawless in every respect, full OG, NH, VF
1000.00
764 **   619 imp
1936, Vladimir Lenin, 40k indigo, imperforated block of four, nice quality item, full OG, NH, VF
1000.00
765   Mi U59a
1937, Steel Founder, stationery envelope 50k blue on gray watermarked "wavy lines" paper, perfect quality, unused, VF
100.00
766    625-28
1938, North Pole Flight, complete set of four, used on registered cover from Moscow to Sofia, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF
100.00
767 **   629-35
1938, 20th Anniversary of the Red Army, complete set in corner margin blocks of four, perfect quality unit, full OG, NH, VF
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500.00
768 **   635 imp
1938, 20th Anniversary of the Red Army, 1r black and carmine, imperforated single, balanced margins all around, full OG, NH, VF, a common perforated stamp is added for comparison
500.00
769 **   685
1938, Stratosphere Balloon, 80k brown, three side margin block of 50 (10x5), top part of a sheet, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
770 **   688 var
1938, Moscow Subway, 20k black brown, large size 34x22.5mm, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp (33.2x22mm) is added for comparison
100.00
771 **   724, var
1939, Agriculture Fair, 10k rose, perforation L12 1/2, top sheet margin block of four, upper left stamp with "airplane" variety, full OG, NH, VF
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100.00
772 **   737 var
1943, Coat of Arms, 60k pale red, right sheet margin block of six (3x2), interesting breaks of horizontal perforation between stamps, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
773 **   743a
1939, black surcharge 30k on farm worker 4k claret, printed on paper without watermark, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
774 **   745-48
1939, Mikhail Saltykov-Schedrin, complete set in blocks of four, 15k is slightly folded along horizontal perforation, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
775 **   763-66
1940, Anton Chekhov, complete set in blocks of six (3x2), full OG, NH, VF
200.00
776 **   766 var
1940, Anton Chekhov, 30k red brown, raster vertical diamonds, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
777 **   772-75
1940, Ice-Breaker "Georgy Sedov", complete set in blocks of four, nice quality unit, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
778 **   773 var
1940, Ice-Breaker "Georgy Sedov", 30k dark violet, comb perforation, raster horizontal diamonds, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
779 **   776-79, var
1940, Vladimir Mayakovski, two complete sets of four, significant color shade differences, in addition stamps of 30k differ by sizes, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
780  788 var
1940, Physical Culture, 1r grayish green, comb perforation, raster horizontal diamonds, natural paper inclusion on the left, full OG, LH, VF
75.00
781 **   817/56
1941-42 Years, ten complete issues, the total is 39 stamps, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $745
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350.00
782 **   822 var
1941, Automobiles, two stamps of 60k in brown or pale brown, both with perforation L12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
783 **   824-31 var
1941, Red Army and navy, complete set of seven, comb perforation, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
784 **   836-37 var
1941, Kyrgyz Republic, 15k brown, comb perforation 12x12 1/2, and 30k purple, perforation L12 1/2, blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
785 **   840 var
1941, Nikolai Zhukovski, 50k brown violet, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, NH, VF and scarce unrecorded variety
500.00
786 **   850-51
1941, Mikhail Lermontov, complete set in corner margin blocks of four, perforation L12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
787 **   850 var
1941, Mikhail Lermontov, 15k dark bluish green, comb perforation 12 1/2x12, horizontal strip of three, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
788   Mi P164b
1941, Council Palace in bluish gray, illustrated stationery postcard 20k green, post office fresh condition, unused, VF
100.00