Lots 742 - 771, Catalogue of Auction #66 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
742  149-50 var
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 35k ultramarine and 70k brown, four stamps, three of which with various offset on reverse, and one has double perforation at the top, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
743 **   150, var
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 70k brown, block of eight (2x4), top right stamp without varnish lines, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
744 **   150 var
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 70k brown, top sheet margin block of four, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH, VF, A. Zverev certificate
300.00
745  177 var
1921, 1r orange, printed on ordinary paper, wide "1" variety, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
746  180, var
1921, four stamps of 20r, printed on ordinary paper, light blue, dark blue, pale ultra and ultra, color shade varieties, full/large part of OG, LH or previously hinged, VF
150.00
747 **   182 var
1921, 200r brown olive, special commercial issue, block of four, full OG, NH, VF, in the first time this issue had been mentioned in the Chuchin Cat. of RSFSR Postage Stamps issued in 1923
250.00
748 **   182 var
1921, 200r olive green, special commercial issue, top sheet margin horizontal pair, full OG with uneven stripe at the top, NH, VF
200.00
749 **/*   182/98 var
1921-22, six stamps on ordinary paper, including black and red surcharges 5000r on 5r blue, each value with double (ghost) impression of the design, full OG, NH or LH/previously hinged, VF
200.00
750 **   183 var
1921, 250r violet, typo printing on ordinary paper, full offset of the design on gum side, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
751  186 var
1921, 1000r carmine, printed on ordinary paper, a part of the design is missing on the left, slight gum crease, full OG, previously hinged, VF appearance
75.00
752  
1921, Liberated Proletarians, essay of unissued stamp 100r in olive green, bottom right corner margin imperforated single, intaglio (raster) printing, no gum as produced, NH, VF, Romeko guarantee hs, ex-Vassilyev
400.00
753 **   189, var
1921, 4th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 250r violet, top sheet margin vertical gutter block of four, upper left stamp with broken right date tablet variety (position 5 in a part of issue), full OG, NH, VF
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100.00
754 **/*   200a, d, var
1922, red surcharge 10,000r on 40r slate, a single with inverted surcharge (small size stamp) and bottom sheet margin vertical strip of five (large size), multiple varieties of surcharge, full OG, NH (strip) or LH, VF
100.00
755 **   201c var
1922, blue black diagonal litho surcharge 7500r on 250r violet, printed on ordinary paper, full OG, NH, VF
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150.00
756 **/*   201 a, b, c, var
1922, four black and one blue black diagonal surcharges 7500r on 250r violet, printed on ordinary, thin or chalk-surfaced paper, full OG, NH (2) or LH/hinged, VF
100.00
757 **   203, var
1922, 7500r blue, printed on watermarked paper, bottom left sheet margin block of four, lower left stamp has partly omitted design, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
758  204
1922, "Proletarians of the World Unite!", 10,000r light blue, printed on watermarked "diamonds" paper, letter "A" as a part of initial "Obrazets", full OG, LH, VF
200.00
759 **   205, var
1922, 7500r blue, printed on paper without watermark, vertical gutter strip of four, second stamp from the top with a dot under "B" in "RUB" variety (position 23), full OG, NH, VF
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100.00
760 **   212, var
1922, 5th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 10r brown and black, block of eight (2x4), right stamp of the second row with two strokes on proletarian's backside variety (position 8 in a part of issue), full OG, NH, VF
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150.00
761 **   216, var
1922-23, typo "Star" surcharge 5r on 20k blue and red, block of four, two left stamps with broken Star and "P" on the left variety, right stamps with gum bend, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
762 **   220, var
1922-23, typo "Star" surcharge 40r on 15k brown lilac and blue, top margin strip of four, two left stamps with dots on both "P" and "4" varieties respectively, full OG, NH, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate
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100.00
763 **   223 var
1922-23, litho "Star" surcharge 5r on 20k blue and red, cross-gutter block of four, full OG, NH, VF
1000.00
764  224
1922-23, proof of litho "Star" surcharge 10r on 15k violet brown and blue, horizontal imperforated pair, slight gum wrinkle, full OG, NH, VF and rare, P. Buchsbayew and N. Mandrovski certificates
8000.00
765 **   230, var
1922-23, worker 10r dark blue, top sheet margin vertical gutter block of eight, upper right stamp with loop on the first "S" in "RSFSR" variety (position 7), full OG, NH, VF
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75.00
766  230
1922-23, worker, unadopted imperforated essay of 3r in dark blue, printed on white paper, top right corner margin single, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
767 **   238-41a
1923, 3r-20r, perforated complete set of five in cross-gutter blocks of four, in addition cross-gutter block of 5r on different paper, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
768 **   239, var
1923, worker 4r brown, left sheet margin block of four, upper right stamp with omitted "19" in "1923" variety (position 22), full OG, NH, VF
100.00
769 **/*   238a-41c, fn
1923, 1r-20r, complete definitive set of seven in horizontal imperforated pairs, pair of 20r with double impression (one albino) variety, full/large part of OG, NH (1r, 2r, 5r and 10r) or previously hinged, VF and scarce
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500.00
770  241
1923, soldier, perforated proof of 20r in gray, top right corner margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
771  241
1923, soldier, imperforated proof of 20r in violet black, block of four, full OG, NH or VLH (1), appears completely NH, VF
600.00