Lots 714 - 750, Catalogue of Auction #69 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
714 **   150 var
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 70k brown, top left corner sheet margin block of four, imperforated at the top, minor gum waves mostly on margins, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
715 **   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
716 **/*   181, 186 var
1921, 100r yellow and 1000r carmine, six singles printed on ordinary, thin or chalk-surfaced paper, all scarce shade varieties, full OG, NH or LH (1), mostly VF
100.00
717 **   182 var
1921, 200r olive, error of color, horizontal gutter pair, right stamp has tiny natural paper inclusion, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
718 **   182-83 var
1921, 200r brown and 250r violet, two stamps with spectacular light impression variety, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, especially stamp of 200r
100.00
719 **   183 var
1921, 250r violet, printed on ordinary paper, missing part of the design due to foldover, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
720 **   186 var
1921, 1000r carmine, printed on ordinary paper, four different horizontal gutter pairs, space between stamps 7mm (on pinkish paper - very scarce), 9mm, 18mm and 21mm, two folded between stamps, otherwise full OG, NH, VF
150.00
721 **   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
722 **   186 var
1921, 1000r carmine, printed on ordinary paper, quadruple impression, block of four, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple
400.00
723  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
724  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
725  187
1921, New Russia Triumphant, imperforated proof of 40r in gray violet, large size stamp (small angle to the left), top right corner sheet margin block of four, no gum as produced, NH, VF
150.00
726  190 var
1921, 4th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 1000r carmine rose, "cracked plate" variety, postally used, VF and scarce
100.00
727 **/*   191/96 var
1922, black or red shifted surcharges on definitive stamps of 1921, ten values, including horizontal pair with surcharge placed diagonally, full OG, NH or LH (2), VF
100.00
728 **/*   192, 194 var
1922, three stamps on ordinary paper with black surcharge 5000r, two of 2r in dark brown or on paper with pre-printed folds, and one on 20r in ultra, color variety, full OG, NH or LH (1), VF
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100.00
729 **   201 var
1922, black diagonal surcharge 7500r on 250r dark violet, bottom left corner margin block of six (3x2) printed on ordinary paper, two additional surcharges placed nearly horizontally between two top and two right stamps, full OG, NH, VF, a spectacular error
200.00
730 **   201c var
1922, blue black litho diagonal surcharge 7500r on 250r violet, printed on ordinary paper, bottom margin vertical pair, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
731  202
1922, "Proletarians of the World Unite!", proof of 5000r in violet, printed on creamy paper without watermark, left sheet margin example, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
732  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
733 **/*   204 var
1922, "Proletarians of the World Unite!", 10,000r blue, watermark vertical "diamonds", significantly different shades, including deep blue, full OG, NH (1) or VLH, VF
100.00
734    202-03, B6
1922, 5000r and 7500r used on stationery envelope of 7k blue with Kharkov trident together with World War I semi-postal and 23 other Imperial stamps, sent by registered mail from Novocherkassk to Dresden via Moscow, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF
100.00
735 **/*   210, b var
1922, black diagonal surcharge 100,000r on 250r violet, two sheet margin singles printed on ordinary and thin paper, both are pale shade varieties, full OG, NH or hinged, VF
75.00
736  211, 213 var
1922, 5th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 5r and 25r, orange and lilac colors respectively are strongly shifted, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
737 **   212 var
1922, 5th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 10r brown and black, brown color significantly shifted to the left, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
738    214-15
1922, 5th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 27r and 45r used together with 3k red on home-made cover from Kazan to Berlin, tied by Kazan "10.11.22" ds (3rd day of issue), postage due marking was placed and then obliterated by "Sniata" (Removed) marking, arrival ds on reverse, insignificant flaws, F/VF
100.00
739 **   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 jamming paper within printing process, full OG,NH, VF and an unusual error
150.00
740  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
741    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 ten stamps of soldier 70r violet, all appropriate markings, mostly VF
250.00
742 **   232, var
1922-23, soldier 70r violet, two bottom right corner sheet margin blocks of four, printed on white and grayish paper, lower right stamp of each block has broken value tablet on the right, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
743 **   237a var
1923, soldier 100r orange, complete pane of 25, error stamp of 70r is on position 12, "smoking soldier" on position 18 and extra line over the stamp on position 6, in addition the pane is significantly overinked, full OG, NH, VF
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75.00
744    237
1923, Ukrainian postcard sent from Tulchin (Podolia Gub.) to Kiev, franked by four stamps of soldier 100r orange, postmarked on arrival, archival holes, still F/VF
100.00
745 **/*   AR7-14

Postal Fiscal stamps

1918, Control stamps, 25k-100r, complete set of eight, slight gum wave on 25k, fresh quality, full OG, NH or VLH (50k), VF
75.00
746 **   AR15-25
1918, General Revenue stamps, 5k-5r, perforated set of ten with imperforated tete-beche block of 2r (trimmed at the top), full OG, NH (block has two stamps NH), VF
100.00
747  AR21-23
1918, General Revenue stamps, 1r red and horizontal pair of 2r violet, all on multicolored network, used on a piece with clear Rostov-on-Don ds, part of registration marking and perfin "Pogasheno" (Cancelled), VF
100.00
748  

Collection on Stockpages with Nice Semi-Postal issues

1918-23, 177 mint definitive and commemorative stamps, including 20r ultra on ordinary paper, surcharge 100,000r on 250r from typo printing, as well as Volga Famine Relief, surcharges "For the Hungry", genuine Rostov-on-Don and many more, fresh quality, full/large part of OG, mostly VF
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2, 3, 4
150.00
749 **/*   

Accumulation in a Black Stockbook

1918-23, over 750 mostly mint stamps, nice range or the first definitive stamps, including better shades, paper and printing varieties, large group of surcharges, some semi-postal stamps and more, generally nice quality material, full/large part of OG with many NH stamps, F/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, 27
150.00
750 **   230/41, B34-36

Nice Group of Positional Pieces

1922-23, the latest RSFSR definitive and "For the Hungry" issues, 20 perforated or imperforated gutter blocks of four or eight, several with folds along the gutter, fresh condition otherwise, full OG, NH, VF
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150.00