Lots 123 - 148, Catalogue of Auction #69 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
123 **   1-3, var

First Soviet issue
Collection on Original Exhibition Pages

1945, Soldier, Broken Chain and Fist, 101 perforated and imperforated stamps in singles, pairs and blocks, as well as 48 perforated and imperforated proofs, numerous printing and perforation varieties, positional pieces with "star labels" and etc., excellent quality material, full OG, NH (occasional LH stamps possible), VF and absolutely outstanding assemblage
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19
2500.00
124 **   2-3

Complete Sheets and Large Multiples Group

1945, Broken Chain and Fist, three complete sheets of "100", two sheets of "200" plus two blocks of 50 and horizontal strip of 12 with "star label", some marginal flaws or folds, full OG, NH, F/VF and valuable unit
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750.00
125  1
1945, Soldier, imperforated proof of "60" printed in black on parchment paper, no gum as produced, NH, VF
100.00
126  1, 3
1945, Soldiers and Fist, compound essay for design of "60" and "200" with denomination in fact omitted, printed in dark brownish lilac on ordinary paper, no gum as produced, VF and rare
250.00
127  2
1945, Broken Chain, two imperforated proofs of "100" in black or ultramarine, printed on ordinary paper, no gum as produced, VF
150.00
128  2
1945, Broken Chain, die proof of "100" in black, printed on gray cardboard, size 115x70mm, design is slightly different of issued stamps, perfect quality, no gum as produced, VF and rare
250.00
129  3
1945, Fist, essay for design of "200", printed without denomination in black on parchment paper, no gum as produced, VF
100.00
130  3
1945, Fist, imperforated proof of "200" in black brown, printed on thick security paper used for school report cards, complete sheet of 50 with "star labels" on the right, vertically folded once, no gum as produced, VF and an unique item according to the Majer Cat
2000.00
131    1, 1N

Postal History items

1945, Soldier, "60" red, perforated and imperforated singles used on local cover in Uzhgorod, tied by black NRZU postmark and line boxed "1.V.45" date stamp (first day of issue), violet two-line censorship marking, two folds away from the stamps, F/VF
250.00
132    1
1945, Soldier, "60" red, perforated single with "star label" on the right, used on cover from Kvasy to Uzhgorod and forwarded to Chop, tied by black NRZU postmark, two-line violet censorship marking is on reverse, mostly VF
150.00
133    1
1945, cover from Berehovo to Estergom (Hungary), franked by Soldier "60" red in vertical strip of four on reverse, tied by violet NRZU postmark, two-line censorship marking, opened for display, mostly VF
200.00
134    2
1945, Broken Chain, "100" dark blue, perforated single used on illustrated postcard from Berehovo to Budapest, cancelled by NRZU postmark with manuscript date "13.VII.1945", two-line boxed censorship marking, VF
150.00
135    3
1945, Fist, "200" dark blue and red, perforated single used on home-made cover from Mukacevo to Szank (Hungary), tied by violet NRZU postmark, two-line boxed censorship marking is on reverse, VF
150.00
136    3
1945, registered cover from Vylok to Uzhgorod, franked by two stamps, including Fist "200" dark blue and red, cancelled by violet NRZU postmark with endorsed date "14.VIII.945", mostly VF
200.00
137    3
1945, registered cover from Rakosin to Sandorfalva (Hungary), franked by three stamps, including Fist "200" dark blue and red, tied by boxed marking with endorsed date "15.VI.1945", registered hs made from the same device with number added, two-line boxed censorship, VF
300.00
138 **   4-9, var

Second Soviet issue
Collection on Original Exhibition Pages

1945, Soviet Star "10"-"200", 536 perforated and imperforated stamps in singles, pairs and blocks, including numerous color, printing and perforation varieties, positional blocks with various plate numbers, 28 stamps of "100" and "200" in reversed colors, as well as 161 perforated and imperforated proofs, including composite block of 12 containing blocks of four of "10", "20" and "40" denominations, trial prints of value only, double impression of the design, printing on reverse of various booklets, fresh quality material, full OG or no gum as produced, mainly NH, VF and absolutely gorgeous unit
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28
3000.00
139 **   4-9, var

Complete Sheet, Panes and Large Blocks Assembly

1945, Soviet Star "10"-"200", complete gutter sheet of 200 of "200", 14 complete panes of 100 and 6 blocks of 25 or 40, the total is 1895 stamps, including 40 pairs imperforated between stamps and ten fantails imperforated on the left, minor marginal flaws possible, full OG or unused no gum (one pane of "100"), mainly NH, VF, huge C.v.
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500.00
140  4
1945, Soviet Star, imperforated proof of "10" in yellow, printed on thick paper, probably an old poster picturing portrait of Josef Stalin on reverse, block of 104, representing stamps with double, triple (one inverted)and single impressions, the last one is placed upside down, small tear on the left and some slight paper wrinkling, no gum as produced, VF and a unique item, K. Ceremuga certificate
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1500.00
141  8
1945, Soviet Star, imperforated proof in blue without denomination, complete gutter sheet of 200, printed on thick paper, probably an old poster showing ornate "Remembrance" in German and Hebrew alongside and portrait of Nikita Khruschev on reverse, minor marginal wrinkles, no gum as produced, VF and a unique item
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2000.00
142    4

Postal History items

1945, Soviet Star "10" yellow, used on court notice from Veliky Berezny to Rostotskaya Pastil', tied by NRZU postmark, dated "27.NOV.1945", VF and scarce late usage. Validation of these stamps were officially ceased on November 15, 1945
100.00
143    

Postal History Collection

1945, 28 items on original exhibition or stockpages, including official free-frank cover from Uzhgorod School Inspectors to Public School of Andrasovtsy, others are franked by Soviet Star stamps and representing mainly rural administration correspondences and court notices, various NRZU postmarks, some are very scarce, as well as manuscript cancelled cover from Siltse to Irsava (just a few known), some conveyance flaws should be expected, generally nice postal history study, mostly VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
1200.00
144 **   10-11, var

Third Soviet issue
Collection on Original Exhibition Pages

1945, Soviet Star "10"-"20", 77 perforated and imperforated stamps in singles, pairs and blocks, nice positional pieces with control markings, plate varieties, two perforation errors and one proof in black on yellow paper, excellent quality material, full OG, mainly NH, VF and nice specialized assemblage
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2, 3, 4
500.00
145 **   10-11
1945, Soviet Star "10" yellow and "20" gray, two complete gutter sheets of 200 (100+100), plate numbers 2, 2A, fresh condition with minor marginal flaws possible, full OG, NH, VF
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150.00
146    11

Postal History items

1945, Soviet Star "20" gray, horizontal pair used on cover from Veliky Berezny to Rostotskaya Pastil', tied by NRZU postmark, another marking of Maly Berezny on reverse due to unavailability of such device in Rostotskaya Pastil', VF and scarce
150.00
147    11
1946, Soviet Star "20" gray, used on cover from Polana to Svalava together with "10" and "40" Soviet Star stamps of the second issue, tied by NRZU postmark with manuscript date "22.I.46", Svalava NRZU marking is on reverse, vertical fold away from the stamps, otherwise VF and rare late usage
200.00
148 **   

Balance of the Collection

1945, about 1700 primarily mint perforated and imperforated stamps, starting with 35 surcharged stamps of the first and second Uzhgorod, then approximately 70 forged surcharges, continues with Soviet issues in singles, pairs and blocks, representing numerous printing, shade and perforation varieties, 18 stamps of "100" and "200" with reversed colors, in addition 37 proofs, nice quality unit, full OG, mainly NH, VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26
1500.00