Lots 753 - 886, Catalogue of Auction #65 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
753 **   250 var
1923, worker 1k orange, litho printing, bottom left corner margin block of four, flawless condition, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple
400.00
754  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
755    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
350.00
756 **   265-68, 269-72
1924, Lenin Mourning issue, imperforated complete set of four in pairs (wide frame) and perforated complete set in singles, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
757 **   265-68
1924, Lenin Mourning issue, imperforated complete set in blocks of four, wide frame, 6k and 12k with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
758 **   265, var
1924, Lenin Mourning issue, 3k red and black, imperforated block of four with wide frame, bottom left stamp with "a spot on tie" variety, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
759  274
1924, worker 4k carmine, typo printing, three-side margin imperforated strip of five, dark blue overprint "Obrazets" (Specimen), full OG, NH, VF
1000.00
760  275A
1924, imperforated proof of peasant 50k in brown, printed on thick chalk-surfaced paper, top sheet margin exemplar, no gum as produced, NH, VF
400.00
761 **  Mi 233 II, var
1924, peasant 6k light blue, typo printing, two sheet margin imperforated blocks of four, distinctly different shades, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
762 **/*   276/91, 292-93
1924-25, 1k-5r, complete set of 19 (less 15k lemon yellow), typo printing, perforation 14 1/2x15, stamp of 14k has insignificant soiling, fresh condition overall, full OG, NH (1k-6k, 14k, 20k, 1r-5r) or LH, F/VF and remarkable assembly
1000.00
763 **   277 imp var
1924-25, peasant 2k green, typo printing, left sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, right stamp and a part of left stamp with double impression, invalidating perforation across the design, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
764 **   277 imp var
1924-25, peasant 2k green, typo printing, right sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, double impression, blind invalidating perforation across the design, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
765  278/91
1924-25, 3k, 7k, 8k, 20k, 1r and 2r, typo printing, perforation 14 1/2x15, side margin horizontal strips of five, each one with perfin "Obrazets" (Specimen), invalidating perforation across the design, two strips with additional crayon markings, strip of 3k with minor separation, fresh, full OG, NH, VF
600.00
766  282 imp
1924-25, soldier 7k chocolate brown, typo printing on thinned grayish paper, right sheet margin imperforated single, full OG, LH, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate
50.00
767  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
768 **   290a
1925, soldier 1r red and brown, typo printing, perforation 12, excellent exemplar in every respect, full OG, NH, VF and scarce in such condition, N. Mandrovski certificate
2000.00
769  292b
1924-25, soldier 3r dark brown and pale green, typo printing, type I, perforation 13 1/2x10, nice quality, full OG, LH, VF
1000.00
770 **   292 imp
1924-25, soldier 3r dark brown and pale green, typo printing, type I, right sheet margin single, invalidating perforation across the design, a few spots of red ink on the face, full OG, NH, VF, A. Zverev certificate
75.00
771 **   294-97, 298-301
1925, Lenin Mausoleum, imperforated and perforated complete sets of four, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
772 */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
150.00
773 **   302-03 imp
1926, Vladimir Lenin, 5r and 10r, imperforated complete set of two, corner margin singles, full OG, NH (hinged on margins far away from the stamps), VF
75.00
774 **   311 var
1926, worker 8k dark olive brown, color shade variety, litho printing on watermarked "borders and rosettes" paper, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison
100.00
775 **   311 var
1926, worker 8k olive brown, litho printing on watermarked "borders and rosettes" paper, "small head" variety, invalidating perforation just touched (0.3mm) five tips of perforation at the top, appropriate size stamp, nice and fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF
2500.00
776 **/*   314 var
1925, worker 14k slate blue, printed on watermarked "borders and rosettes" paper, bottom sheet margin vertical strip of three with omitted part of the design due to foldover, full OG, NH (two stamps) or previously hinged (top stamp and on margin), VF
200.00
777 **   323
1925, worker 2r green and rose, perforation 12 1/2, vertical position of watermark "borders and rosettes", side margin horizontal strip of five, minor perf irregularities at the top, otherwise full OG, NH, VF
200.00
778 **   323 var
1928, worker 2r green and rose, horizontal position of watermark "borders and rosettes", perforation 12 1/2, four-side margin pane of 25, folded once along horizontal perforation, one stamp has slight crease, still very fresh, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
5000.00
779  324a var
1925, soldier 3r dark brown and green, printed on watermarked "borders and rosettes" paper, perforation 12 1/2, type II, full OG, LH, VF
150.00
780    324a
1926, soldier 3r dark brown and green, printed on watermarked paper, perforation 12 1/2, type II, used on registered COD cover from Krasnodar to Kiev together with two other regular values, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, cover flaws at the top due to rough opening, still F/VF
400.00
781 **   326/74
1925-27, Academy of Sciences, Popov, Esperanto Congress and Zamenhof, four complete issues, the total is eight stamps, full OG, NH, mostly VF
100.00
782  326-27
1925, Academy of Sciences, perforated proofs of 3k in brown and 15k in brownish olive, complete set of two, fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
783  326-27
1925, Academy of Sciences, perforated proofs of 3k in brown and 15k in brownish olive, printed on thick paper, blocks of four, full OG (slightly dryish), NH, VF and scarce multiples
1500.00
784  328
1925, Aleksandr Popov, imperforated proof of 7k in orange red, printed on thick security paper with text on reverse, natural inclusion spot, no gum as produced, VF
250.00
785 **   333 var
1925, Decembrist Mutiny, 3k olive green, perforated stamps with vertical watermark "borders and rosettes" variety, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, expertized by W. Pohl
300.00
786  336-38, 339-41, var
1925, Revolution of 1905, imperforated and three perforated (L12 1/2, comb 12 1/2x12, L13 1/2) complete sets, two stamps with horizontal watermark varieties, as well as one fantail and pair imperforated between stamps (no guarantee), fresh condition, full/large part of OG, LH or previously hinged, VF
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150.00
787  343a, 377a
1926-27, Vladimir Lenin, 2r violet black, watermark "borders and rosettes", perforation L12 1/2, in addition October Revolution, 7k myrtle green, perforation 11 1/2, nice quality, full OG, very light trace of hinge, VF, C.v. $400
150.00
788 **   347 var
1926, Esperanto Congress, 7k blue green and red, right sheet margin single, vertical perforation on the right shifted to the design, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
789 **   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
790  355 var
1927, double (one albino) black surcharge 8k on Revolution of 1905 stamp of 7k brown, perforation 12x12 1/2, full OG, LH, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate
100.00
791 **   359-65
1927, surcharge 8k on Postage Due stamps, set of seven in complete sheets of 100 (25x4), printed on paper without watermark, 8k/7k and 8k/10k are litho printing, perforation 14, all others are typo, perforation 12 1/2,post office fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
1500.00
792 **   375-81
1927, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 3k-28k, complete set of seven, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
793 **   375 var
1927, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 3k bright rose, top sheet margin single, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
1000.00
794  375 var
1927, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 3k bright rose, vertical and horizontal perforation strongly misplaced, CTO with full OG, VF
75.00
795  375 var
1927, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 3k bright rose, horizontal strip of three with strongly misplaced horizontal and vertical perforation, CTO with full OG, VF
150.00
796 **   376a
1927, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 5k brown, bottom sheet margin vertical imperforated pair, completely flawless item, full OG, NH, VF
2000.00
797 **   377 var
1927, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 7k myrtle green, bottom sheet margin vertical pair, imperforated between stamps and at the bottom, vertical invalidating perforation, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
798 **/*   377b
1927, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 7k myrtle green, vertical imperforated pair, full OG, NH or LH (top stamp), VF, expertized by Z. Mikulski, J. Stolow guarantee hs
1000.00
799 **   378 var
1927, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 8k brown and black, vertical imperforated pair (narrow side margins), horizontal invalidating perforation, full OG, NH, fine
75.00
800 **   379 var
1927, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution, two stamps of 14k blue and red, red color is shifted to the top or inverted, the last one with pre-printing paper fold, both have vertical invalidating perforation, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
801  380 var
1927, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 18k blue, top sheet margin single, imperforated at the top, neat cancellation, VF
200.00
802 **   382-400
1927-28, 1k-80k, the second regular issue, complete set of 15, a few with sheet margins, full OG, NH, mostly VF
100.00
803 **   403-05 imp
1928, 10th Anniversary of the Red Army, 14k, 18k and 28k, imperforated pairs with vertical and horizontal invalidating perforation, full OG, NH, VF
750.00
804 **   406-08
1928-29, Vladimir Lenin, 3r-10r, complete set of three, watermark "lozenges", stamp of 5r has perforation 10 1/2, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
805  
1929, Magnitogorsk Metallurgical Works, artist's essay of unaccepted design in black ink, produced on thin cardboard, approximate size 87x133mm, value tablet blank, VF and definitely unique, ex-John Briggs Collection, Raritan Stamps guarantee of 2007
300.00
806 **   413-26, 420a
1929-31, 1k-80k, the third regular issue, complete set of 15, including stamp of 14k with perforation 10 1/2, full OG, NH, F/VF
100.00
807 **   413 var
1929, worker 1k orange, printed on watermarked "borders and rosettes" paper, horizontal pair, left stamp with "a white spot under "ch" in "Pochta" variety, full OG, NH, VF
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75.00
808  435 var
1930, Educational Exhibition, 10k olive green, large "o" over date variety (position 10 in a part of issue), full OG, VLH (appears NH), VF
250.00
809 **   435 var
1930, Educational Exhibition, 10k olive green, right sheet margin horizontal pair, left stamp with "a spot under "y" in "Vystavka" variety (position 49 in a part of issue), full OG, NH, VF
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150.00
810 **   437 var
1930, Volkhov Power Station, 3r green and black brown, comb perforation 12x12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
811 **   456-67
1931-32, 1k-1r, the third regular issue, imperforated complete set, printed on watermarked "borders and rosettes" paper, including 2k, 3k, 5k and 10k in horizontal pairs and 2k shade variety, the total is 15 stamps, full OG, NH (30k is expertly regummed), VF
300.00
812 **   469 var
1931, Moscow Telegraph Building, 1r dark blue, raster vertical diamonds, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
813 **/*   472-78, 474 var
1932-33, 15th Anniversary of the October Revolution, complete set of seven, in addition stamp of 10k with perforation L12 1/2, full OG, NH or VLH (30k), mostly VF
200.00
814  472 var
1932, 15th Anniversary of October Revolution, 3k dark violet, enlarged stamp due to break of vertical perforation, full OG, LH, VF, a common stamp is included
75.00
815  485-86, 486a, 487-88
1932-33, Moscow and Leningrad Philatelic Exhibitions, two complete sets of two, in addition stamp of 35k with perforation 10 1/2, fresh condition, full OG, VLH (appearing NH), VF, C.v. $517.50
250.00
816  486 fn
1932, Moscow Philatelic Exhibition, souvenir sheet of four, printed on thin cardboard, favor Exhibition cancel "-5.12.32" in red at the top right corner, slightly rounded corners and a hint of foxing as typical for this sheet, VF and very rare, especially in used condition, P. Buchsbayew certificate
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15000.00
817  487-88
1933, Leningrad Philatelic Exhibition, complete set of two, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $385
150.00
818  502 var
1933, Transcaucasians, 15k dark brown, small size 48x22mm instead of 48.75x22mm, large part of OG, previously hinged, a common CTO stamp is added for comparison
100.00
819  518
1933, Order of the Red Banner, 20k multicolored, trial printing with perforation 9 1/2, nice stamp in every respect, full OG, LH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, N. Mandrovski certificate
3000.00
820 **   519-23
1933, Baku Commissars, 4k-35k, complete set of five, post office fresh and completely flawless, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $750
250.00
821 **   519-23
1933, Baku Commissars, complete set of five, stamp of 20k with tiny spot of gum loss, otherwise nice unit, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
822  520 var
1933, Baku Commissars, 5k gray black, elongated exemplar, CTO with uneven full original gum, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison, VF
100.00
823  522 var
1933, Baku Commissars, 35k blue, the "key" value of the set, horizontal perforation is strongly misplaced, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
824  523
1933, Baku Commissars, trial color proof of 40k in green, printed on watermarked "borders and rosettes" paper, perforation 14, fresh, gummed, VF
1000.00
825 **   524-28
1934, Lenin Mausoleum, complete set of five, 10k, 15k and 20k have tiny natural inclusion spots, otherwise full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $300
100.00
826  528 var
1934, Lenin Mausoleum, 35k brown, bottom sheet margin exemplar, imperforated at the bottom, pin-point natural inclusion on the left, nice quality, full OG, LH, VF and scarce
1200.00
827  524/28
1934, Lenin Mausoleum, two perforated essays in brown and dark blue, inscribed "Lenin Mausoleum" at the top, instead of "1924-1934", value tablets blank, affixed on separate presentation cards and overprinted"Proekt 14 Oktiabria 1933g" in red, VF and rare, ex-S. Shtern Collection
5000.00
828  531-32
1934, Sverdlov and Nogin, complete set of two trial color proofs in reversed colors, 10k is in red and 15k - in blue, perforation 13 3/4, printed on watermarked "borders and rosettes" paper, fresh, no gum, VF and very scarce
4000.00
829  538
1934, Dmitry Mendeleev, imperforated trial color proof of 15k in orange red (issued color), printed on watermarked "borders and rosettes" paper, extremely fresh, full OG, NH (!), VF and rare
2000.00
830 **   540-45
1934, First Decade without Lenin, 1k-30k, complete set of six, stamp of 20k has tiny gum wrinkle, otherwise post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $650
300.00
831  540/45
1934, First Decade without Lenin, set of five trial color proofs, 1k is in black and orange brown, 5k - in black and greenish blue, 10k - in black and olive green, 20k - in lilac and orange red, 30k - in violet and brown red, the last one with tiny thin at the top, fresh condition overall, gummed (2) or no gum as produced, VF and rare assembly
5000.00
832 **   555-58
1935, Friedrich Engels, 5k-20k, complete set of four, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $350
150.00
833  555-58, 569-72
1935, Engels and Iranian Arts, two complete set of four, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $320
100.00
834 **   569-72
1935, Iranian Arts, 5k-35k, complete set of four, fresh and choice, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $350
150.00
835 **   573 var
1935, Mikhail Kalinin, 3k rose lilac, top sheet margin vertical pair, watermark "1" on margin variety, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
200.00
836  574
1935, Mikhail Kalinin, trial color proof of 5k in violet, perforation 11, nice condition, gummed, VF
1000.00
837 **/U   577, a var
1935, Leo Tolstoy, 3k black and violet, three bottom sheet margin exemplars with watermark "1" on margin, two stamps with perforation 14 and one with perforation 11, CTO stamp has reversed watermark, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
838 **   578 var
1935, Leo Tolstoy, 10k violet black and black brown, perforation 14, bottom sheet margin single, watermark "1" on margin variety, full OG, NH, VF
60.00
839 **   578a, var
1935, Leo Tolstoy, 10k violet black and black brown, perforation 11, horizontal strip of three, central stamp with "a white spot between "e" in "kopeek" variety, full OG, NH, VF
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150.00
840  578, 579a var
1935, Leo Tolstoy, 10k with perforation 14, imperforated at the top (slight soiling), 20k with perforation 11, imperforated on the right and vertical pair imperforated between stamps, all are cancelled, mostly VF
500.00
841 **   580a, var
1936, Mikhail Frunze, 2k purple, perforation 14, two blocks of four with horizontal (scarce) and vertical positions of watermark "borders and rosettes", full OG, NH, VF
200.00
842 **   583-88
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, 1k-15k, complete set of six, perforation 14, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $200
100.00
843 **   585a var
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, 3k slate blue, perforation 11, top sheet margin single with watermark "1" on margin, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH (LH on margin far away from the stamp), VF
500.00
844  586
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, trial color perforated proof of 5k in brownish red, perforation 14, printed on watermarked "borders and rosettes" paper, full OG, LH, VF and rare
2500.00
845  587
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, trial color perforated proof of 10k in black blue, perforation 14, printed on watermarked "borders and rosettes" paper, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF
2500.00
846 **   590 var
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 10k yellow brown, perforation 12 1/2x14, fresh and nice single, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
300.00
847 **   590, var
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 10k yellow brown, perforation L12 1/2, vertical pair, centered to the bottom, lower stamp with "wall-eye" variety, full OG, NH, F/VF
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100.00
848  590 var
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 10k yellow brown, perforation 14x12 1/2, "monocle" variety, CTO with full OG, VF
75.00
849  592 var
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 40k rose lake, perforation 11, full OG, previously hinged, VF
100.00
850  595
1937, Alexander Pushkin, imperforated trail color proof of 1r in blue, printed on watermarked "borders and rosettes" paper, full OG, LH, VF
1000.00
851 **   596 var
1937, Alexander Pushkin, two souvenir sheets, first one with a dot in "o" of "Pochta", the other one without a dot after "A" varieties, full OG, NH, VF
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100.00
852 (*)   597 imp
1937, Architectural Projects, 3k brownish violet, balanced margins imperforated single, unused, expertly regummed, VF appearance
100.00
853  598 var
1937, Architectural Projects, 5k brown red, top left corner margin single, imperforated at the top, CTO with full OG, VF
350.00
854 **   602a
1937, Architectural Projects, 30k gray black, printed on watermarked paper, perforation 11 variety, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
855  606-07 var
1937, Felix Dzerzhinsky, 10k orange brown, two stamps, imperforated on the right and imperforated at the bottom, 20k blue green, imperforated on the right, all are clearly cancelled, mostly VF
150.00
856 **   611, 613
1938, Sculpture "Worker and Collective Farmer", 5k red and 50k blue, set of two in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
857 **   616 var
1937, factory worker, 10k blue black, printed on paper without watermark, right sheet margin horizontal pair, a spectacular perforation freak, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
858 **/*   616A
1937, worker 10k olive green, printed on paper without watermark, right sheet margin block of four, nice and very fresh, full OG, NH or LH (top left stamp), VF
500.00
859 **   625/42
1938, North Pole and First and Second Trans-Polar Flights, three complete sets, the total is 11 stamps, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $250
150.00
860  629 var
1938, 20th Anniversary of the Red Army, 10k black and red, printed on ordinary paper, full OG, previously hinged, VF
75.00
861 **   640 imp
1938, Second Trans-Polar Flight, 10k claret, nice margins imperforated single, tiny natural paper inclusion, nice condition, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
862 **   647-58
1937-38, Coat of Arms of the Soviet Republics, complete set of 12, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $300
100.00
863 **   647 var
1938, Coat of Arms of the Armenian Republic, 20k deep blue, printed on horizontally laid paper (!), full OG, NH, VF and rare, a common stamp is included
500.00
864 **   666-77
1938, Views of Crimea and Caucasus, complete set of 12, stamp of 1r has tiny gum wrinkle, nice and fresh unit, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $300
150.00
865 **   678-86
1938, Balloons and Airplanes, complete set of nine, fresh quality, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $350
150.00
866  678 var
1938, Children with Glider, 5k brownish violet, left sheet margin single, imperforated on the left, neat corner cancellation, VF
500.00
867 **   687-92
1938, Moscow Subway, complete set of six, nice condition, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $200
100.00
868 **   693-97
1938, Young Communists, complete set of five, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $225
100.00
869 **   698-705
1938, Sports issue, 5k-80k, complete set of eight, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $300
150.00
870    
1938, free-frank postcard addressed to Kremenchug, posted in the mail from the Patrol Ship "Cyclone", violet military marking and arrival ds, slight bottom right corner crease, otherwise VF and scarce
100.00
871 **   706-12
1939, Views of Moscow, complete set of seven, perfect quality unit, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $250
100.00
872 **   735, var
1939-42, soldier 15k green, typo printing, two left sheet margin blocks of four on white and creamy (war printing) paper, bottom right stamp of each block with a dot between "1" and "5" in denomination variety (position 32), full OG, NH, VF
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150.00
873  735 var
1947, soldier 15k gray green, offset printing, left sheet margin exemplar, imperforated on the left, full OG, LH, VF
500.00
874 **   736, var
1939, aviator 30k deep blue, typo printing, perforation L12 1/2, bottom right corner margin block of four, top left stamp with a blue spot under aviator's chin variety (position 89), full OG, NH, VF
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200.00
875 **   736 var
1946, aviator 30k deep blue, litho printing, two printing varieties - "birthmark" on aviator's face and broken frame over "Pochta", very slight gum wrinkle, nice and post office fresh exemplar of this scarce stamp, full OG, NH, VF
1500.00
876 **   736 var
1947, aviator 30k gray blue, offset printing, left sheet margin horizontal strip of three, horizontal and vertical perforation strongly misplaced, right stamp with gum bend, otherwise full OG, NH, VF
150.00
877 **   738 var
1939, Arms of the Soviet Union, 60k carmine, four stamps, line and comb perforation, raster vertical and horizontal diamonds, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
878 **   772-75
1940, Ice-Breaker "Georgy Sedov", complete set in blocks of four, fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
879 **   776/856
1940-41, 12 complete issues, including Tchaikovsky, Perekop, "Be a Hero!" and others, the total is 49 stamps, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $455
200.00
880 **   803-797/796-799
1940, All-Union Agriculture Exhibition, se-tenant sheet of 36, contains four different blocks of nine, right sheet margin missing, folded between stamps, minor adhesion on two stamps at lower right corner, otherwise a collectable quality item, full OG, NH, VF
1500.00
881 **   800-802/805-806
1940, All-Union Agriculture Exhibition, complete se-tenant sheet of 36, contains four different blocks of nine, folded once along horizontal perforation, natural paper inclusion on one stamp, otherwise full OG, NH, VF and scarce
2000.00
882 **   820, var
1941, Locomotives, 30k brown, comb perforation, left sheet margin block of 12 (2x6) with horizontal gutter in the middle, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
883 **   821 var
1941, Harvesting Grain, 50k brown, two stamps on thick (0.1mm) and ordinary paper, both with "a white spot in front of combine" variety (position 18), full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison
100.00
884 **   825, var
1941, Read Army and Navy, 10k deep blue, perforation L12 1/2, three-side margin vertical gutter block of 50 (top half of a sheet), full OG, NH, VF
150.00
885 **   842 var
1941, Karelian Finnish Republic, 45k bluish green, "smooth scroll" variety, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
886 **   849 var
1941, Vassily Surikov, 2r brown, top right corner margin vertical pair, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH, VF
250.00