Lots 583 - 626, Catalogue of Auction #67 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
583 **   149 var
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 35k ultra, varnish lines on both sides, top sheet margin blocks of four, in addition right sheet margin block with yellow varnish lines, both with full OG, NH, VF
150.00
584 **   150 var
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 70k brown, yellow varnish lines, two top right corner margin blocks of four, different color shades, one block has slight gum wave, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
585 **   150 var
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 70k brown, top left corner sheet margin block of four, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
586  150a
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 70k brown, nice margins imperforated single, fresh condition, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee marking, N. Mandrovski certificate
3500.00
587  180 var
1921, 20r ultra, printed on ordinary paper, color variety, nice diagonal gash through the shield (no crease or fold), large part of OG, previously hinged, VF
100.00
588 **   181 var
1921, 100r ocher, printed on ordinary paper, color variety, complete sheet of 100 (four panes of 25 with gutter in between), folded once horizontally, two rust traces from paper-clips, full OG, NH, VF and very scarce in complete sheet
300.00
589 **   181c
1921, 100r orange, printed on thin paper, error block of 50 (25+25) with approximately a half of stamps completely or partly omitted and another half with double impression, gum creases, full OG, NH, VF, spectacular and rare item
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1500.00
590    182
1922, 200r light brown, which was revalued to 2000r without additional surcharge on April 15, used on postcard from Moscow to Kiev (11.5.22) together with Control, Saving and two RSFSR surcharged values, met appropriate postal rate of 20,000rub, postmarked on arrival, VF and scarce
200.00
591 **/*   183a, d, var
1921, 250r violet, four horizontal tete-beche pairs, ordinary (3) or thin paper, one of which is in pale violet color variety, full OG, NH or LH (thin paper), VF
100.00
592    183
1922, 250r violet, 119 stamps (three large blocks, one stamp is probably missing for rate of 30,000rub) used on registered cover from Pskov to Helsingfors, roller cancellation, postmarked on arrival, some expected conveyance flaws, F/VF and a spectacular item
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250.00
593 (*)   184b var
1921, 300r green, printed on thin paper, "ghost" double impression, horizontal strip of six with gutter in the middle, unused, no gum, VF
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100.00
594 **   186 var
1921, 1000r carmine, printed on ordinary paper, four different horizontal gutter pairs, space between stamps 7mm (on pinkish paper), 9mm, 18mm and 21mm, two folded between stamps, otherwise full OG, NH, VF
100.00
595 **   186
1921, 1000r carmine, printed on ordinary paper, complete sheet of 50 (10x5) without gutter, light vertical fold between stamps, full OG, NH, VF and scarce in complete sheet
500.00
596  186 var
1921, 1000r carmine, printed on ordinary paper, quadruple printing, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
597  187
1921, New Russia Triumphant, imperforated proof of 40r in gray violet, small size stamp (small angle - down), right sheet margin block of four, no gum as produced, VF and rare multiple
1000.00
598  187
1921, New Russia Triumphant, imperforated proof of 40r in gray violet, large size stamp (small angle to the right), right sheet margin block of four, pre-printing paper fold, full OG, NH or VLH (top stamps), VF
400.00
599 **/*   188-90, var
1921, 4th Anniversary of the October Revolution, eight stamps altogether, beautiful shades varieties, including 250r in pale violet (LH), full OG, NH (4) or LH, VF
75.00
600 **   189 var
1921, 4th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 250r violet, violet spot at the top of oval and broken second "S" in "RSFSR" variety, full OG, NH, VF, small owner's hs on reverse, a common stamp is included
75.00
601  190 var
1921, 4th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 1000r carmine rose, "cracked plate" variety, postally used, VF and rare
150.00
602    186, 191
1922, cover from Moscow to Rybinsk, franked by four stamps, met altogether correct postal rate of 8000rub, postmarked on arrival, VF
100.00
603 **   192 var
1922, black surcharge 5000r on 2r light brown, basic stamp with double impression, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
604 **   194-95, 200
1922, black or red surcharges on 20r or 40r, marginal single and three sheet margin blocks of four (red surcharge 10,000r/40r with different watermark positions), each item with control "1" on margin, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
605  200 var
1922, red surcharge 10,000r on 40r slate, small size stamp, top right corner without outer line, hydra's tail has no engraving, different shading of background and denomination, full OG, previously hinged, VF, a common stamp is included
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250.00
606 **   201 var
1922, double black typo surcharge 7500r on 250r violet, printed on ordinary paper, second surcharge placed almost horizontally and misplaced, bottom right corner margin block of four with offset of surcharge on reverse, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
607  201 var
1922, triple black diagonal typo surcharge 7500r on 250r violet, printed on ordinary paper, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
100.00
608  202
1922, "Proletarians of the World Unite!", proof of 5000r in violet, printed on creamy paper without watermark, left sheet margin exemplar, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
609  203 var
1922, Soviet Emblem, 7500r blue, printed on watermarked "vertical diamonds" paper, bottom sheet margin single with broken "b" in "rub" variety, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF
75.00
610  204
1922, "Proletarians of the World Unite!", plate proof of 10,000r light blue, printed creamy paper without watermark, top sheet margin vertical pair, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF
1000.00
611 **   210 var
1922, black diagonal surcharge 100,000r on 250r violet, basic stamp is typo printing on ordinary paper, block of four, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
612 **   211a-12a
1922, 5th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 5r and 10r, printed on thinned (0.055-0.06mm), two blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, blocks on ordinary paper are included, C.v. $810 as hinged singles
250.00
613 (*)   213 var
1922, 5th Anniversary of the October Revolution, (25r) in violet color only, unused, no gum, VF
100.00
614 **   217, var
1922-23, litho "Star" surcharge 20r on 15k brown lilac and blue, bottom left corner sheet margin perforated block of eight (2x4), misplaced vertical perforation on the left due to jammed paper, full OG, NH, VF and an unusual error
150.00
615 **   218, var
1922-23, typo "Star" surcharge 20r on 70k brown and orange, perforated block of four, top left stamp with broken surcharge, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
616 **   216-22, 219 var
1922-23, typo or litho "Star" surcharges, complete set of eight, including both colors for 30r/50k, vertical gutter blocks of four, in addition five sheet margin blocks with watermark on margin, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF
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100.00
617 **   225a
1922-23, inverted and shifted to the left typo "Star" surcharge 20r on 70k brown and orange, right sheet margin horizontal strip of three, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
618 **   227, var
1922-23, litho "Star" surcharge 40r on 15k brown lilac and blue, vertical gutter imperforated block of 20 (10x2), surcharge shifted to the right, stamp on position 86 with broken "Star" at the top, in addition perforated gutter block of eight with the same variety, full OG, NH, VF
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150.00
619    227 var
1923, typo "Star" surcharge 40r on 15k lilac brown and blue, basic stamp is re-engraved in 1919 (enlarged frame, smaller space between stamps), imperforated block of 15 (3x5), used on reverse of registered pre-printed cover from Moscow to Paris, together with 10 stamps of soldier 70r violet, all appropriate markings, mostly VF
150.00
620 **   230, var
1922-23, worker 10r blue, two imperforated bottom right corner margin blocks of six (3x2), printed on white or grayish paper, lower right stamp of each block with broken ornament at right of "RSFSR" variety (position 100), full OG, NH, VF
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100.00
621  233 var
1923, soldier 100r orange, imperforated single, broken "0" in the right value tablet variety (position 14 in sheet of 100), postal cancellation, mostly VF
100.00
622 **   238-41A, var
1923, 3r-20r, two perforated complete sets of five, distinctly different shades, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
623 **   240a var
1923, peasant 5r blue, perforated single with double impression, slightly rounded bottom left corner, fresh, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
624    240-41
September 14, 1923, Express Mail cover from Moscow to Berlin, franked by a single of 5r and 10r in block of nine, met altogether 95 rub special delivery postal rate, postmarked on arrival, VF
100.00
625 **   

Mint Never Hinged Collection

1918-23, 120 mint never hinged stamps, representing postage, semi-postal and air post stamps, many complete issues, some paper and color varieties, nice in every respect, full OG, NH, VF
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2, 3, 4
100.00
626  

Nice Used Collection on Stockpages

1918-23, over 150 stamps, including 250r violet in block of nine, mainly complete sets of postage and semi-postal issues, several varieties, collectible condition unit, F/VF or better, Mi C.v. over 1,300
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2, 3, 4, 5
150.00