Lots 968 - 981, Catalogue of Auction #64 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
968    B1-4
1905, Russo-Japanese War Postal Charity issue, complete set of four, used on local cover in Moscow, tied by Post and Telegraph Office No. 19 date stamp, fresh and VF
100.00
969 **   B5 var
1914, World War I Charity issue, 1k+1k red and dark green on straw paper, perforation 11 1/2, top sheet margin single, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
970  B7
1914, World War I Postal Charity issue, four die proofs of reduced format for 7+1k denomination in black, dark green and brown, printed on cards, green - on ordinary paper, proof in black has tiny natural inclusion, otherwise fresh condition, no gum as produced, VF
2000.00
971  B9-13, B12 var
1915, World War I Postal Charity issue, complete set of four and stamp of 7+1k with "curved mouse" variety, all with blue overprint "Obrazets", full/large part of OG, NH or LH/hinged, VF
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100.00
972 **   B18, a
1922, "Famine Relief" issue, black surcharge "100r+100r" on "Sword Breaking Chain" 70k brown, block of four, top right stamp with "100r+r100" variety of surcharge, minor perf irregularities and separation at the top, otherwise full OG, NH, VF
100.00
973 **   B22 var
1922, Famine Relief issue, yellow over red surcharge 250r+250r on "Sword Breaking Chain" 35k dark blue, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
1200.00
974  B24 var
1922, "Philately for the Children", 1k orange, overprint inverted and placed diagonally, slight gum bend as typical for this error, full OG, VLH (appears NH), VF and extremely rare error, only a few recorded, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs on reverse
10000.00
975  B29
1922, "Philately for the Children", black overprint (position 14, second printing) on 1k orange, imperforated single, fresh condition, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $350
200.00
976 **   B29 var
1922, "Philately for the Children", inverted black overprint (position 5 of normal setting, second printing) on imperforated 1k orange with additional "kiss" impression, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
750.00
977  B38/42
1923, "Philately for the Labor", four proofs of surcharge on pieces of paper in red, bronze or silver, "complete" set, fresh condition, no gum as produced, VF and scarce
1000.00
978  B42
1923, "Philately for the Labor", proof of silver surcharge "4r+4r" on a piece of paper, repaired tear on the right, still fresh, no gum as produced, VF appearance, A. Zverev certificate
100.00
979 **   B46b
1924, Leningrad Flood issue, upwards (inverted) red surcharge 12k+40k on 500r blue, tiny natural paper inclusion, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, N. Mandrovski certificate
1000.00
980 **   B175a var
1990, "Armenia 90" Philatelic Exhibition, inverted black overprint on Earthquake Relief issue, bottom left corner margin block of three with label, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
981 **   B175a var
1990, "Armenia 90" Philatelic Exhibition, double black overprint on Earthquake Relief issue, right sheet margin block of three with label, full OG, NH, VF
150.00