Lots 1071 - 1122, Catalogue of Auction #68 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
1071 **   C1
1922, red Airplane overprint on 45k green and black, right sheet margin block of four, slight crease on margin, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
1072 **   C1 var
1922, red Airplane overprint on 45r green and black, right sheet margin single with broken tail of overprint variety (position 45), full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1073  C1 var
1922, red Airplane overprint on 45r green and black, green color shifted to the right variety, full OG, LH, VF
75.00
1074 **   C6-9
1924, "Fokker 111", surcharged issue, complete set in blocks of four, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1075 **   C6-9 var
1924, "Fokker 111", surcharged issue, complete set of four, 10k/5r with extra dot between "0" and "k", 15k/1r with white spot on inner frame varieties, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1076 **   C10-11, C12a-13a
1927-30, Air Post Conference and Zeppelin issue, two complete sets of two, the last one with perforation 10 1/2, full OG, NH, mostly VF
100.00
1077 **   C15-19
1931, Airships, 10k-1r, imperforated complete set of five, nice balanced margins, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
1078 **   C15-19
1931, Airships, 10k-1r, complete set in bottom left corner margin blocks of four, one stamp of 15k with a spot of gum disturbance, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF and scarce set of matched blocks
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1500.00
1079 **   C20-24
1931, Airships, 10k-1r, complete set of five, all with comb perforation, full OG, NH, mostly VF
150.00
1080 **/U   C25, a, b
1932, Airship over the Dnieper Dam, 15k gray, engraved issue, three stamps, perforation 12, 10 1/2 (CTO) and 14, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1081    C20
1933, registered postcard from Ostrogozhsk (Centralno-Chernozemnaya Obl) to Belgrade, franked altogether by eight stamps, including Airship 10k violet, posted into the mail on January 9 with insufficient franking (25k), then uprated to 30k and mailed again on January 18, interesting spelling of Ostrogozhsk on registered device, postmarked on arrival (January 27), VF
100.00
1082    C22
1933, pre-printed special delivery cover from Moscow to Prague, posted on February 4, 1933, franked by three values, including Airship 20k carmine, all cut out by scissors and met 85k International registered letter airmail rate, postmarked on arrival on February 7, VF
100.00
1083    C22a
1933, Airship 20k pale red, horizontal pair, used together with soldier 5k brown on registered cover from Zaporizhzhya Obl. to Germany, postmarked on arrival, mostly VF
100.00
1084    C23
1938, pre-printed (State Institute of Plant Industry) cover from Sukhumi to Indianapolis, addressed to Eli Lilly and Company, franked by two Airship over the Arctic Region stamps of 50k brown, postmarked on arrival, minimal folds, still VF
100.00
1085 **   C26-29, C30-33
1931, Ice-Breaker "Malygin", imperforated and perforated complete sets of four, fresh quality, full OG, NH (imperforated 1r and 2r appearing NH, but probably VLH), F/VF
200.00
1086 **/*   C26/31 var
1931, Ice-Breaker "Malygin", five imperforated and three perforated stamps, representing various plate varieties, full OG, NH (2) or LH/hinged, mostly VF
150.00
1087    C26
1935, pre-printed (Soviet Philatelic Association) registered cover from Moscow to Berne, franked by ice-breaker "Malygin" 30k violet, imperforated single and surcharge 8k on postage due 1k red, typo printing on paper without watermark, arrival ds, VF
100.00
1088 **   C34-35
1932, International Polar Year, 50k carmine and 1r green, the last one with perforation 10 1/2, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
1089 **   C37-39
1933, Stratostat "USSR 1", 5k-20k, complete set in blocks of four, 10k and 20k with sheet margins, perfect condition in every respect, full OG, NH, VF, Raritan Stamps guarantee
2000.00
1090 **   C37 var
1933, Stratostat "USSR 1", 5k ultramarine, horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, perfect quality item, full OG, NH, VF and rare
5000.00
1091  C40
1934, Civil Aviation, imperforated trial color proof of 5k in red lilac, side margin single, printed on watermarked "borders and rosettes" paper, full OG, VLH, VF
750.00
1092  C40
1934, Civil Aviation, imperforated trial color proof of 5k in brown, four-side margins exemplar, printed on watermarked paper, full OG, LH, VF
750.00
1093  C42 var
1934, Civil Aviation, 20k carmine, printed on watermarked paper, perforation 14x10x14x14, top right corner margin single with a part of edge missing, CTO with full OG, VF and rare
3000.00
1094 **   C45-49
1934, Civil Aviation, 5k-80k, printed on paper without watermark, complete set in blocks of four, one stamp of 5k with natural inclusion, block of 50k has reinforced perforation at the bottom, otherwise fresh and nice set, full OG, NH, VF
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3500.00
1095 **   C46-47
1934, Civil Aviation, 10k green and 20k carmine, two blocks of four on paper without watermark, 10k is slightly folded along horizontal perforation, 20k with two-tip separation at the top, fresh, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
1096 **   C47 var
1934, Civil Aviation, 20k carmine, printed on paper without watermark, wavy break of the background over "0" in "20", in addition letters "c" and "o" on aircraft wing and propeller respectively, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1097  C48
1934, Civil Aviation, imperforated trial color proof of 50k in dark gray blue, three-side margin single, printed on paper without watermark, no gum as produced, NH, VF
750.00
1098 **   C49 var
1934, Civil Aviation, 80k violet, printed on paper without watermark, bomb (violet spot) under tail of aircraft variety, full OG, NH, F/VF, a common stamp is added for comparison
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100.00
1099  C53-57
1934, Airships, 5k-30k, complete set of five, full/large part of OG, LH (20k appears NH) or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $505
150.00
1100  C53-57
1934, Airships, 5k-30k, complete set of five, the "key" value with vertical position of watermark, fresh quality, full OG, LH, VF
150.00
1101  C58-67 var
1935, Chelyuskin Rescue, 1k-50k, complete set of ten, stamp of 30k with vertical position of watermark variety, which is scarce, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF
1000.00
1102 **   C68
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, position 13, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
400.00
1103 **   C68
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, block of four, surcharge positions 17-18/22-23, absolutely flawless item, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, N. Mandrovski certificate
4000.00
1104  C68
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, position 14, full OG, VLH (appears NH), VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, C.v. $650
300.00
1105  C68b
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, small "f" variety, position 10, full OG, VLH (appears NH), VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, C.v. $1,800
500.00
1106 **   C69-75
1937, Aviation Exhibition, 10k-1r, complete set in blocks of four, one stamp of 40k with blue spot on the face, otherwise nice and post office fresh quality unit, full OG, NH, VF
1000.00
1107 **   C74 var
1937, Aviation Exhibition, 80k violet blue and brown, dented frame close to right value tablet variety, full OG, NH, VF
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75.00
1108 **   C75a
1937, Aviation Exhibition, 1r black, brown and buff, souvenir sheet of four, perfect quality in every respect, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $400
150.00
1109 **   C76A var
1939, Aviation Day, red overprint on 30k blue, first line of overprint shifted to the right, resulting in "1" exactly over left leg of "H" variety, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is included
100.00
1110 **   C76, var
1939, Aviation Day, red overprint on 50k dull violet, block of four, top left stamp has elevated overprint variety, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
1111 **   C77-79
1944, 10th Anniversary of the Stratosphere Disaster, complete set in top right corner margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
1112  C82 var
1948, Airplane and Flag, 1r gray blue, perforation L12 1/2, "p" instead of "v" in "vsekh" at the top inscription variety, full OG, previously hinged, VF
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75.00
1113    C89
1951, Air Mail registered postcard from Frunze (now Bishkek) to Philadelphia, franked by Airplane over Moscow 2r brown orange (the "key" value of the Air Routes issue), NYC transit, arrival and all appropriate markings, VF
100.00
1114 **   C99, var
1961, Helicopter over Kremlin, black surcharge 6k on 60k ultramarine, top right corner margin block of four, lower right stamp with omitted "6" variety of surcharge (position 20), full OG, NH, VF and scarce
2000.00
1115 **   C108 var
1965, AN-22 (Antei), 20k multicolored, intense red color variety appearing on reverse through porous paper (a common stamp has pale red color), full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1116    323

Zeppelin Flights

June 23-27, 1934, 3rd South America (Argentinean) Flight cover from Moscow to Pernambuco, franked by four regular values, Berlin and Friedrichshafen connections, flight confirmation cachet, Pernambuco arrival "27.VI.34" ds and all appropriate markings, VF, Sieger #254
300.00
1117    C29, C51
September 29-October 2, 1934, 9th South America Flight postcard from Moscow to Pernambuco, franked by two air post stamps, including the "key" value of the Stratosphere Disaster stamp of 10k brown, Berlin and Friedrichshafen connections, red confirmation cachet, Pernambuco arrival "2.X.34" ds and all appropriate markings, VF and scarce, Sieger #277
500.00
1118 **   CO2

Air Post Official stamps

1922, red surcharge 24m on Consular Fee stamp of 3r, surcharge type III, position 15, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
1119  CO5
1922, red surcharge 1200m on Consular Fee stamp of 10k, surcharge type I, position 7, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Soviet Philatelic and other guarantees on reverse, C.v. $1,000
300.00
1120  CO5
1922, red surcharge 1200m on Consular Fee stamps of 10k, surcharge type III, position 25, natural paper inclusion, full OG, VLH (appears NH), VF, J. Stolow guarantee hs on reverse
300.00
1121  C2/90

Collection of Air Post issues on Stockpages

1923-49, 83 stamps and one souvenir sheet, representing 19 complete issues, many good items, fresh quality overall, full/large part of OG (two stamps are used), mostly VF, C.v. $3,850
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2, 3, 4
500.00
1122    

Soviet Space Autographs

1964, Maximum Card (cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov) with stamp of 10k commemorating "Voskhod" 3-men Space Flight, signed by all crew members - cosmonauts V. Komarov, K. Feoktistov and B. Yegorov, fresh, VF, Moscow Philatelic Society certificate
75.00