Lots 591 - 632, Catalogue of Auction #68 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
591 **   149, var
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 35k ultra, block of four, top right stamp with "meteorites" (several blue spots over hand) variety (position 10), full OG, NH, VF
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100.00
592  
1920, "Symbols of the New World", Portrait of Karl Marx by E. Lancere, essay of unissued design for 2r in gray black, printed on thick paper, no gum as produced, VF
200.00
593  
1920, "Symbols of the New World", Portraits of Karl Marx and Vladimir Lenin by E. Lancere, essays of unissued design for 5r in gray black, horizontal se-tenant pair, printed on thick paper, no gum as produced, VF
500.00
594  
1920, "Symbols of the New World", Allegories by E. Lancere, essays of unissued design for 20r and 40r in gray black, horizontal se-tenant pair, printed on thick paper, no gum as produced, VF
600.00
595  177 var
1921, 1r orange, printed on ordinary paper, wide "1" variety, full OG, LH, VF, a common stamp is included
100.00
596  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
100.00
597 **   180b, var
1921, 20r ultra, printed on thin paper, two panes of 25, distinctly different shades, full OG, NH, VF
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150.00
598 **   181-86
1921, 100r-1000r, definitive issue, 25 horizontal gutter pairs or strips of four, representing numerous varieties of gutter sizes, some with folds along the gutter, full OG, mainly NH, VF and nice study
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250.00
599 **/*   182/98 var
1921-22, six stamps on ordinary paper, including black and red surcharges 5000r on 5r blue, each one has double (ghost) impression of the design, full OG, NH or LH/previously hinged, VF
200.00
600 **   183 var
1921, 250r violet, typo printing on ordinary paper, full offset of the design on gum side, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
601 **   183 var
1921, double impression of 250r in dark violet over green, horizontal pair, full OG, NH, VF and scarce in pair
800.00
602    183
1922, 250r violet, printed on ordinary paper, two complete gutter sheets of 50 (25+25) and two blocks of ten, the total is 120 stamps, met appropriate postal rate of 30,000rub, used on registered cover from Nosovka(Chernigov Gub.) to Moscow, addressed to Polish Re-Evacuation Commission, postmarked on arrival, expected folds, still VF and very scarce
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300.00
603  186 var
1921, 1000r carmine, printed on ordinary paper, a part of the design is missing on the left due to defect of the printing plate variety, slight gum crease, full OG, previously hinged, VF appearance
75.00
604 **   186c var
1921, 1000r carmine, printed on thin paper, horizontal pair with inverted and shifted to the bottom offset on gum side, full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular item
100.00
605    183, 186
1922, 250r violet and 1000r carmine paid registration fee of Red Army soldier's registered cover from Orel to Petrograd, revenue stamp of 10k is added and cancelled by violet military marking, arrival ds, mostly VF
100.00
606 **   189, var
1921, 4th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 250r violet, top sheet margin block of four, both top stamps with broken ornament at the top left of oval variety (positions 8, 9), full OG, NH, VF
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100.00
607 **   190, var
1921, 4th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 1000r carmine, gutter block of eight (4x2), top right stamp with broken "ch" variety (position 28), full OG, NH, VF
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100.00
608 **   195, var
1922, black surcharge 10,000r on 40r slate, small size stamp, left sheet margin block of four, upper right stamp with open "0" variety of surcharge (position 12), full OG, NH, VF
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75.00
609 **   200f
1922, red surcharge with periods after Russian letters 10,000r on 40r slate, basic stamp is large size, bottom left corner margin block of four, nice condition, full OG, NH, VF
600.00
610    183, 186, 200, B21
1922, money order for 1,000,000rub from Penza to Kiev, franked by seven stamps of three different issues (first definitives, two later surcharges and two Famine Relief semi-postals), postmarked on arrival, archival damage on the left, otherwise VF
150.00
611 **/*   201 a, b, c, var
1922, four black and one blue black inverted diagonal surcharges 7500r on 250r violet, printed on ordinary, thin or chalk-surfaced paper, full OG, NH (2) or LH/hinged, VF
100.00
612 **/*   202-03
1922, 5000r pale violet and 7500r pale blue, two color varieties printed on watermarked paper, full OG, NH or LH (7500r), VF, common stamps are included
100.00
613  204
1922, 10,000r light blue, printed on watermarked "diamonds" paper, letter "A" as a part of initial "Obrazets", full OG, LH, VF
200.00
614 **   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
615  210 var
1922, black diagonal surcharge 100,000r on 250r violet, two stamps in violet and pale violet, both are typo printing on ordinary paper, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF
150.00
616  210a
1922, inverted black diagonal surcharge 100,000r on 250r violet, printed on ordinary paper, full OG, VLH, VF
100.00
617    210
1922, mixed franking cover from Mozyr (Gomel Gub.) to Chicago, insufficiently franked by 17 stamps altogether, including five values with black diagonal surcharge 100,000r on 250r violet on chalk-surfaced paper, marked"T" and "Due 12 cents", uprated by two Chicago pre-cancelled dues of 2c and 10c, all appropriate markings, mostly VF
100.00
618 **   211, 213 var
1922, 5th Anniversary of the October Revolution, two corner margin blocks of 5r and top sheet margin block of 25r, each one with background shift to the left or right variety, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
619 **   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), full OG, NH, VF
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100.00
620    212
1922, 5th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 10r brown and black, block of ten (5x2), used on reverse of cover from Zhizdra (Kaluga Gub.) to Moscow, machine arrival ds, VF
100.00
621 **   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
622  219 var
1922-23, typo "Star" surcharge 30r on 50k brown violet and green, large part of OG, VF
150.00
623 **   223 var
1922-23, litho "Star" surcharge 5r on 20k blue and red, cross-gutter block of four, full OG, NH, VF
1000.00
624  224
1922-23, litho "Star" surcharge 20r on 15k violet brown and blue, fresh and nice exemplar, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce, expertized by S. Sismondo, L. Hovest certificate, C.v. $9,500
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5000.00
625  230
1922-23, worker, essay of unissued denomination of 3r in dark blue, printed on white paper, full OG, NH, VF
50.00
626 **   233, var
1922-23, soldier 100r orange red, two bottom left corner margin blocks of four, printed on white and grayish paper, lower right stamp of each block with joined "C" and "F" in "RSFSR" variety (position 92), full OG, NH, VF
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100.00
627  234 var
1922-23, worker 10r dark blue, perforation L13 1/2, bottom margin (gutter) vertical pair, imperforated between stamps and between bottom stamp and gutter, full OG, previously hinged, VF, expertized by Prof. Winterstern, a common vertical strip of three with gutter is added for comparison and measuring
500.00
628 **   240 var
1923, peasant 5r blue, printed on creamy paper, complete pane of 25 with control inscription at the bottom, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple
1200.00
629 **/*   238a-41c, fn
1923, 1r-20r, imperforated complete set of seven, nice margins, full OG, NH or VLH (10r and 20r), VF, C.v. $520 as hinged
150.00
630  241
1923, soldier, imperforated proof of 20r in violet black, block of four, full OG, NH or VLH (1), appears completely NH, VF
500.00
631 **   AR1-3, var

Postal Saving stamps

1918, 1k-10k, complete set of three, vertical "diamonds" watermark, in addition 1k and 10k with horizontal watermark, all are in vertical gutter blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
632 **/*   149/241

Nice and Clean Group

1918-23, 161 mint stamps, including "Sword Breaking Chain", all definitive issues, later surcharges, semi-postal stamps, airplane overprint and four airpost officials (apparently with forged surcharges), nice condition, full/large part of OG, F/VF
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2, 3, 4
100.00