Lots 751 - 871, Catalogue of Auction #69 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
751  261-64
1924, 4k-40k, complete set of four, litho printing, usual centering for 4k and 10k stamps, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $325
100.00
752 **   264 var
1924, soldier 40k slate gray, litho printing, left sheet margin imperforated single, design printed on both sides (on gum side - inverted), invalidating perforation, minor usual gum creases, full OG, NH, VF appearance
75.00
753 **   265-68
1924, Lenin Mourning issue, imperforated complete set in sheet or corner margin blocks of six (3x2), wide frame, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
754 **   265-68, 269-72
1924, Lenin Mourning issue, imperforated complete set of four in pairs (wide frame) and perforated set of singles, full OG, NH, VF
120.00
755 **   265-68 var
1924, Lenin Mourning issue, 3k-20k, imperforated complete set of four, narrow frame, stamp of 3k with tiny marginal natural paper inclusion, full OG, NH, VF
750.00
756 **   266-67
1924, Lenin Mourning issue, 6k and 12k, wide frame, vertical or horizontal right sheet margin pairs respectively, both with control inscription, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
757 **   274 var
1924-25, worker 4k carmine, typo printing, horizontal imperforated pair with double impression, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
758 **   276 imp
1924-25, worker 1k orange, typo printing, imperforated left sheet margin horizontal strip of five, perfin "Obrazets", full OG, NH, VF and rare item from the Postal Archives, Raritan Stamps, Inc. guarantee (2005)
1500.00
759  281
1924, trial color proof of peasant 6k in black, typo printing on paper without watermark, perforation 14 1/2x15, block of four, top right stamp has tiny natural paper inclusion, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
760  283a
1925, worker 8k brown olive, typo printing, perforation 12, full OG, very light trace of hinge, mostly VF
300.00
761  287
1924-25, peasant 15k lemon yellow, perforation 14 1/2x15, typo printing, Moscow postal cancellation, fresh quality, VF, C.v. $165
100.00
762 **   290 var
1924-25, soldier 1r red and brown, typo printing, perforation 14 ? x 15, omitted a dot after third "C" in "CCCP" and malformed "z" in "zolotom" varieties, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
763 **   291 imp
1924-25, worker 2r green and rose, typo printing on grayish paper, imperforated single with invalidating perforation across the design, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
764 **   291 imp var
1924-25, worker 2r green and rose, typo printing on grayish paper, imperforated left sheet margin horizontal transition strip of three with missing large part of the design, full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular multiple
1500.00
765  292b
1924-25, soldier 3r dark brown and pale green, typo printing, type I, perforation 13 1/2x10, nice quality, full OG, LH, VF
1200.00
766 **   292 imp var
1924-25, soldier 3r dark brown and yellow green, typo printing, horizontal bottom sheet margin imperforated pair with double impression, invalidating perforation, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
767  294/301 var
1925, Lenin Mausoleum, 7k-20k, ten mint perforated or imperforated stamps representing different printing varieties, in addition postally used 40k with partial offset on reverse, fresh, full/large part of OG, VF
200.00
768  294
1925, Lenin Mausoleum, imperforated plate proof of 7k in red brown, printed on thick security paper with text on reverse, no gum as produced, NH, VF
200.00
769  296 var
1925, Lenin Mausoleum, 20k carmine, imperforated single with malformed "0" on the right value tablet variety, full OG, previously hinged, VF
100.00
770    294-97
1925, Lenin Mausoleum, 7k-40k, imperforated complete set of four used on local registered cover in Moscow, 1st All-Union Philatelic Exhibition "25.1.25" special cancellation, postmarked on arrival, some folds, still F/VF and scarce
150.00
771 **   302-03
1925, Vladimir Lenin, 5r and 10r, imperforated complete set of two, in addition 10r with perforation 10 1/2, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
772 **   324 imp var
1925, soldier 3r dark brown and green, type I, printed on watermarked "border and rosettes" paper, imperforated vertical pair, completely flawless with nice margins all around, full OG, NH, VF and one of the rarest definitive stamp from the Soviet Union. A common imperforated stamp of 3r was printed by plate of type II, while plate of type I had been used only for perforated stamps. One of three known pairs, N. Mandrovski certificate
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20000.00
773 **   324-25 imp
1926, soldier 3r and worker 5r, two bottom sheet margin imperforated blocks of four printed on watermarked paper, in addition blocks of 2r and 5r printed on white improved paper (Mi #259/61 IE), full OG, NH, VF
200.00
774 **  Mi 248 IE/61 IE
1926, 7k-5r, imperforated complete set of eight, all with sheet margins, printed on white improved paper, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
775 Mi 255 IE
1926, peasant 30k violet, imperforated block of four on white improved paper, bottom left stamp with a loop over "o" in "zolotom" variety, full OG, previously hinged, VF
100.00
776  361 var
1927, inverted black surcharge (type II) 8k on 3k light blue, litho printing, perforation 12 1/2x12, full OG, LH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, N. Mandrovski certificate
150.00
777  363 var
1927, inverted black surcharge (type II) 8k on 8k green, typo printing, full OG, LH, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate
150.00
778 **   364 var
1927, inverted black surcharge (type II) 8k on 10k dark blue, litho printing, perforation 12 1/2x12, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, N. Mandrovski certificate
200.00
779 **   365 var
1927, inverted black surcharge (type II) 8k on 14k brown, bottom left corner margin single, litho printing, perforation 12 1/2x12, full OG, NH (hinged on margin), VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, N. Mandrovski certificate
200.00
780 **   369 var
1927, inverted black surcharge (type II) 8k on 7k orange, typo printing on watermarked paper, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
200.00
781 **   377b
1927, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 7k myrtle green, bottom sheet margin imperforated block of four, printed on thick (0.13mm) paper, full OG, NH, VF and rare multiple, Raritan Stamps guarantee (2005)
5000.00
782  377
1927, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution, imperforated proof of 7k in myrtle (issued color), block of four printed on watermarked "borders and rosettes" paper, full OG, NH, VF and rare
6000.00
783 **   378 var
1927, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 8k brown and black, three singles with different plate varieties, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
784  380 var
1927, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 18k blue, top sheet margin single with control line on margin, imperforated at the top, neat cancellation, VF
150.00
785 **   382-400
1927-28, the second definitive issue, 1k-80k, complete set in blocks of four, 4k and 18k olive with minor separation at the top, 5k folded once along horizontal perforation, otherwise bright and fresh quality unit, full OG, NH, VF
750.00
786 **   391 imp
1927, the second definitive issue, worker 10k brown, bottom margin horizontal imperforated pair, perfect and flawless item, full OG, NH, VF and rare, especially in pair
5000.00
787 **   389 var
1927, the second definitive issue, worker 8k green, solid outer frame at the top right corner variety, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is included
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100.00
788    391, 393
1928, Esperanto registered cover from Bryansk to Leipzig, franked on reverse by two definitive stamps and Esperanto label in the middle, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF
150.00
789 **   402a
1928, 10th Anniversary of the Red Army, 8k light brown, imperforated block of four, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF and rare
5000.00
790 **   406-08
1928-29, Vladimir Lenin, 3r-10r, complete set in blocks of four, perforation 10 1/2, watermark "lozenges", 5r and 10r with corner margins, full OG, NH, VF
600.00
791  408 var
1928, Vladimir Lenin, 10r indigo, watermark "lozenges", right sheet margin single, imperforated on the right, full OG, VLH, VF
500.00
792 **   411-12
1929, Pioneer's Assembly, 10k olive brown and 14k slate, complete set in corner margin blocks of four, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
793 **   411 var
1929, Pioneer's Assembly, 10k olive brown, perforation 10, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
794 **   413-26, 469
1929-31, the third definitive issue, 1k-1r, complete set of 15, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
795 **   414, var
1929, factory worker 2k yellow green, two bottom right corner margin blocks of four printed on yellowish or white paper, lower left stamp of each block with broken worker's nose variety (position 99), full OG, NH, VF
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100.00
796 **   425, var
1930, soldier 70k red on rose network, bottom sheet margin block of four, top right stamp with narrow and damaged middle frame on the right variety, full OG, NH, VF
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75.00
797  437 var
1930, Volkhov Power Station, 3r yellow green and brown black, comb perforation, large green spot under "T" variety, postal cancellation, VF
100.00
798  440 var
1930, 25th Anniversary of the Revolution of 1905, 10k dark green and red, damaged printing plate with incomplete shading and broken demonstrators faces, full OG, previously hinged, VF, a common stamp is included
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100.00
799 **   452-54
1930, 25th Anniversary of the Revolution of 1905, imperforated complete set of three, nice margins, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
800  456-67
1931-32, the third definitive issue, 1k-1r, imperforated complete set of nine, balanced to large margins all around, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $397
100.00
801 **   458, var
1931, peasant 3k light blue, top sheet margin imperforated block of six (3x2), upper right stamp with a dot after "kop" variety, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
802 **/*   469, var
1931, Moscow Telegraph Building, 1r dark blue, two stamps with raster square or vertical diamonds, both with defected text at the bottom, full/large part of OG, NH or previously hinged, F/VF
100.00
803 **   470a
1932, Maxim Gorki, 15k dark brown, bottom sheet margin imperforated block of four, nice condition in every respect, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
804 **   480-82
1933, Karl Marx, 3k-35k, complete set in blocks of four, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
805  485-86, 486a, 487-88
1932-33, Moscow and Leningrad Philatelic Exhibitions, two complete sets of two, in addition stamp of 35k with perforation 10 1/2, fresh condition, full OG, VLH (appearing NH), VF, C.v. $517.50
150.00
806 **   486 fn
1932, Moscow Philatelic Exhibition, souvenir sheet of four printed on thin cardboard, size 163x116mm, nice condition without usual toning, no gum as issued, NH, VF
7500.00
807    485-86
1933, Moscow Philatelic Exhibition postcard overprinted in blue with greetings from Leningrad Exhibition, bearing Moscow Exhibition complete set of two, tied by special date stamp "6.4.33", minor toning, mostly VF
100.00
808 **   487-88
1933, Leningrad Philatelic Exhibition, red surcharges 30k on 15k brown black and 70k on 35k ultramarine, blocks of four, perfect condition in every respect, full OG, NH, VF, each block with individual N. Mandrovski certificate
1200.00
809  489-509
1933, Ethnographic issue, 1k-35k, complete set of 21, some with sheet margins, fresh quality, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $284
100.00
810 **   498, 508
1933, Nenets 10k black brown, and Bashkir 30k brown lilac, two blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
811 */(*)   489-509, 540-45
1933-34, Ethnographic issue and 10th Anniversary of the Death of Lenin, two complete sets of 21 and 6 respectively, full OG or unused, expertly regummed, VF appearance
150.00
812 **   514-16
1933, Revolutionary Heroes, 1k-5k, complete set in right sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
813 **   514, var
1933, Waclaw Worowski, 1k green, bottom left corner margin block of four, top right stamp with "fruits" on twig variety, full OG NH, VF
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100.00
814 **   519-23
1933, Baku Commissars, 4k-40k, complete set of five, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $440
150.00
815 **   519-23
1933, Baku Commissars, 4k-40k, complete set in sheet or corner sheet margin blocks of four, 35k with minimal gum toning, otherwise nice and unfolded, full OG, NH, VF
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4000.00
816  521
1933, Baku Commissars, trial color perforated proof of 20k in black, printed on watermarked "borders and rosettes" paper, nice quality, gummed, VF
750.00
817 **   529a-30a
1934, Ivan Fedorov, 20k carmine and 40k indigo, imperforated complete set in blocks of four, completely flawless condition, full OG, NH, VF and rare
6000.00
818  531
1934, Yakov Sverdlov, trial color perforated proof of 10k in olive green, nice quality, gummed, VF and scarce
1500.00
819  536-39
1934, Dmitry Mendeleev, 5k-20k, complete set of four, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $300
75.00
820  538
1934, Dmitry Mendeleev, trial color imperforated proof of 15k in deep lilac, left sheet margin single, full OG, LH, VF and scarce
1500.00
821 **/*   540-45
1934, First Decade without Lenin, 1k-30k, complete set of five, full OG, NH (3k and 10k) or LH, VF
100.00
822 **/*   540-45
1934, First Decade without Lenin, 1k-30k, two complete sets of five, including 5k and 10k in horizontal pairs, full OG, NH (one stamp in each pair) or LH, VF, C.v. $585 as hinged singles
200.00
823  541a
1934, First Decade without Lenin, 3k indigo and black, horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, neatly cancelled at the top, fresh, VF and scarce, C.v. $5,000
2000.00
824 **/*   544, var
1934, First Decade without Lenin, 20k orange and ultra, horizontal pair, left stamp with a blue spot over group of workers variety, full OG, NH (variety) or LH, VF
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100.00
825 **   559-68
1935, Moscow Spartacist Games, 1k-40k, complete set in blocks of four, unusually fresh and unfolded, nice quality in all respects, full OG, NH, VF and rare in this premium quality
12000.00
826  560 var
1935, Moscow Spartacist Games, Diving, 2k black and ultramarine, horizontal perforation is strongly misplaced, neat corner cancellation, VF and a spectacular item
75.00
827  564 var
1935, Moscow Spartacist Games, Bicycling, 10k red and violet, wavy line in front of "CCCP" variety, neat corner cancellation, VF
150.00
828  575
1935, Mikhail Kalinin, trial color perforated proof of 10k in dark brown, perforation 10 1/2, perfect quality, gummed, VF
750.00
829 **   578a, var
1935, Leo Tolstoy, 10k violet black and black brown, perforation 11, block of four, two bottom stamps with trimmed "ee" in "kopeek" variety (position 63-64), full OG, NH, VF
150.00
830    588a var
1936, International Chess Tournament, cover locally send in Moscow addressed to chess-master L.A. Tumanov, franked by four stamps, including pioneer-girl of 15k olive brown with "burnt cheek" variety, tied by special tournament "19.5.36" ds, postmarked on arrival, VF and scarce
200.00
831 **   589, var
1936, Nikolai Dobrolyubov, 10k rose lake, perforation 11, block of four, two bottom stamps with plate varieties, full OG, NH, VF
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100.00
832  590B var
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 10k yellow brown, perforation 14x12 1/2, top sheet margin single, imperforated at the top, cancelled, VF
75.00
833 **   590 var
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 10k yellow brown, perforation 12 1/2x14, fresh and nice example of this scarce perforation variety, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
834 **   592E
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 40k rose lake, perforation 11, right sheet margin block of four, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple
1200.00
835  594-95
1937, Alexander Pushkin, imperforated trial color proofs of 80k and 1r in deep claret, vertical se-tenant pair, printed on watermarked "borders and rosettes" paper, completely flawless, full OG, NH, VF and very rare
5000.00
836  595
1937, Alexander Pushkin, trial color imperforated proof of 1r in bluish green, bottom left corner margin single printed on watermarked "borders and rosettes" paper, full OG, NH, VF
750.00
837 **   597-604
1937, Architectural Projects, 3k-50k, complete set in blocks of four, some with sheet margins, nice and unfolded, full OG, NH, VF
750.00
838 **   602a
1937, Architectural Projects, 30k gray black, perforation 11, block of four, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF
600.00
839 **   603a, var
1937, Architectural Projects, 40k violet, two pairs of souvenir sheets of four, first one with marginal text shifted to the top or bottom, the other one with text shifted to the left or right, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
840  604b
1937, Architectural Projects, 50k brown, left sheet margin imperforated single, full OG, VLH, VF and scarce
500.00
841  606 var
1937, Felix Dzerzhinsky, 10k yellow brown, bottom sheet margin vertical pair, imperforated between stamps, neatly cancelled, VF
100.00
842 **   615, var
1937, farm worker 4k claret, printed on paper without watermark, top left corner margin block of four, left stamps with rough (appearing double) outer frame variety, minimal gum waves, fresh, full OG, NH, VF
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100.00
843 **   616 var
1936-37, factory worker 10k blue black, typo printing, perforation L12 1/2, left sheet margin block of four with breaks of vertical and horizontal perforation, left stamps are imperforated at three sides, full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular item
500.00
844 **   618b
1939, factory worker 30k claret, right sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, control line on margin, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF
1000.00
845 **   619b
1936, Vladimir Lenin, 40k indigo blue, top sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, control line on margin, a part of Goznak Museum seal on reverse, full OG, NH, VF
750.00
846 **   636 var
1938, First Trans-Polar Flight, 10k blue black and red, "broken flag" variety, block of four, slightly folded along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is added
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250.00
847 **   640 var
1938, Second Trans-Polar Flight, 10k claret, top sheet margin single without frame on the right (position 2), full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is included
150.00
848 **   646, var
1938, Papanin's Expedition, 50k ultramarine, block of four and a single of different shades, lower right stamp of block and single with a white spot on frame on the right variety, full OG, NH, VF
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150.00
849 **   659-65
1938, Child Welfare, 10k-80k, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, nice unfolded condition, full OG, NH, VF
750.00
850  666 var
1938, View of Yalta, 5k brown, bottom sheet margin single, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, VLH, VF and very scarce
1000.00
851 **   678-86
1938, Balloons and Airplanes, 5k-1r, complete set in blocks of four, many with sheet margins, slight gum waves on 40k, otherwise fresh and unfolded, full OG, NH, VF
750.00
852 **   687 var
1938, Moscow Subway, 10k deep red violet, top sheet margin single, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
600.00
853 **   706-12
1939, Reconstruction of Moscow, 10k-1r, complete set in blocks of four, tiny gum wrinkle on one stamp of 50k, block of 1r is slightly folded along vertical perforation, otherwise post office fresh and nice, full OG, NH, VF
750.00
854 **   713
1939, steel founder, 15k dark blue, bottom right corner margin block of 25, folded once along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
855 **   718-20
1939, Non-Stop Flight to the Far East, 15k-60k, complete set in blocks of four, 30k and 60k with sheet margins, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
856 **   734-38 var
1939-47, definitive issue, 5k-60k, complete set of five with perforation L12 1/2, including two stamps of 30k of typo and offset printings, stamp of 15k has minute toned spot, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
857 **   734 imp
1939, miner 5k red, horizontal imperforated pair, right stamp has slight gum wave without creasing, very fresh, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare, one of three pairs are known
10000.00
858 **   736 var
1939, aviator 30k blue, typo printing, perforation L12 1/2, bottom left corner margin block of four, both right stamps with nick on outer frame at the top varieties (positions 82, 92), full OG, NH, VF
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100.00
859 **   737 imp
1943, Coat of Arms, 60k brick red, horizontal imperforated pair, perfect flawless condition, full OG, NH, VF, a rarity, especially in pair, just a few imperforated varieties are recorded, N. Mandrovski certificate
12000.00
860 **/(*)   743, a
1939, black surcharge 30k on 4k claret, two stamps printed on watermarked or unwatermarked paper, first one has full OG, NH, the last one unused, expertly regummed, VF appearance
100.00
861 **   749-56
1939, Soviet Sanatoria, 5k-80k, complete set in blocks of four, 30k is slightly folded along vertical perforation, block of 50k with slight usual gum waves, otherwise nice quality unit, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
862 **   772-75
1940, Ice-Breaker "Sedov", 15k-1r, complete set in blocks of four, all with sheet margins, 30k with unusual ink smudge at the top, full OG, NH (15k, 30k and 50k are hinged on margin only), VF
200.00
863  775 var
1940, Ice-Breaker "Sedov", 1r dark ultra, vertical pair imperforated between stamps, fresh condition, full OG, LH, VF and scarce error
1000.00
864  778 var
1940, Vladimir Mayakovsky, 60k dark violet blue, perforation L12 1/2, raster vertical diamonds, full OG, LH, VF
75.00
865 **   778 var
1940, Vladimir Mayakovsky, 60k dark violet blue, comb perforation 12 1/2x12, raster vertical diamonds, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
600.00
866  779 var
1940, Vladimir Mayakovsky, 80k bright ultramarine, bottom sheet margin example, imperforated at the bottom, full OG (slightly redistributed at the top), trace of hinge mark, F/VF centering
250.00
867 **   789-93
1940, Peter Tchaikovsky, 15k-60k, complete set blocks of four, 15k has slight gum wave at the top, nice quality otherwise, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
868 **   803 var
1940, All-Union Agriculture Exhibition, Pavilion of Uzbek Soviet Republic, 30k multicolored, left sheet margin horizontal pair, imperforated between stamps and on the left, full OG, NH, VF and rare
1200.00
869 **   817/56
1941 Year, seven complete issues, the total is 21 stamps, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $165
75.00
870 **   817-23
1941, Industrialization, 10k-1r, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, 20k has perforation L12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
871 **   845-49
1941, Vassily Surikov, 20k-2r, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,000++
600.00