Lots 872 - 1067, Catalogue of Auction #69 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
872 **   852-55
1941-42, Lenin Museum, 15k-1r, complete set in blocks of four, 45k has comb perforation 12x12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
873  857 var
1942, Alisher Navoi, 30k brown, comb perforation, horizontal bottom sheet margin gutter pair, full OG, LH (on gutter), VF
100.00
874 **   859
1941, People's Militia, 30k blue, top margin single, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $300
150.00
875 **   859, var
1941, People's Militia, 30k blue, right sheet margin block of four, top left stamp with "straight edge" of hammer variety (position 19), full OG, NH, VF
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1500.00
876 **   860-66, 865 var
1942-44, War Heroes, 20k-2r, complete set of 11, in addition 1r - large size (33.3x22mm) stamp, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
877 **   871 var
1942, Defense of Leningrad, 60k blue black, two stamps with intense and pale background, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
878  876 var
1942, Sewing Equipment for the Red Army, 45k rose red, right sheet margin single, imperforated on the right, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF
150.00
879  886 var
1943, 200th Anniversary of the death of Vitus Bering, 30k blue, raster horizontal diamonds, horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, previously hinged, VF
400.00
880 **   896, var
1943, Maxim Gorki, 60k black blue, three-side margin block of 20 (2x10), imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
500.00
881  904 var
1943, Karl Marx, 60k slate blue, bottom sheet margin single, imperforated at the bottom, neatly cancelled, VF and scarce unrecorded perforation error
300.00
882 **   908
1943, Tehran Conference, 3r multicolored, bottom left corner margin block of four, control inscriptions in red and blue "3 p", full OG, NH, VF
100.00
883 **   908 var
1943, Tehran Conference, 3r multicolored, light blue color is strongly shifted to the top left, bottom sheet margin block of six (3x2), full OG, NH, VF
200.00
884  927 var
1944, Order of the Patriotic War, 1r gray black, right sheet margin single, imperforated on the right, full OG, previously hinged, VF
250.00
885 **   931 var
1944, 20th Anniversary of the death of Lenin, 30k orange and carmine, bottom sheet margin single, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
350.00
886 **   933 var
1944, 20th Anniversary of the death of Lenin, 45k gray black, right sheet margin single, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF
350.00
887 **   942 var
1944, Nikolai Schors, 30k gray black, top right corner sheet margin block of four, double vertical perforation between stamps, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
888  944 var
1944, Sergey Lazo, 30k bright green, vertical pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, VLH, VF
300.00
889 **   959 var
1944, Liberation of Leningrad, 30k slate gray, souvenir sheet of four, double impression of the text, one is albino and strongly (10mm) shifted to the top, full OG, NH, VF
600.00
890 **   959 var
1944, Liberation of Leningrad, 30k greenish black, souvenir sheet of four, text at the top and bottom with double impression, which in addition significantly shifted to the top, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF and very rare, P. Buchsbayew certificate
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5000.00
891 **   959 var
1944, Liberation of Leningrad, 30k slate gray, souvenir sheet of four, text at the top with "l" instead of "d" in "goda" variety, while bottom one with dropped letters of both lines, full OG, NH, VF and very rare unrecorded error
1000.00
892  967 var
1945, Aleksandr Griboedov, 60k brownish gray, horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, minor soling at the top right, full OG, previously hinged, VF
400.00
893 **   970 var
1945, Victory at Stalingrad, 3r black brown, red orange and black, souvenir sheet of four, colored "3" in value tablets variety (common sheet has white figures), slight gum wrinkles, still full OG, NH, VF
100.00
894 **   973 var
1945, Order of Victory, 3r brownish red, top sheet margin single, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
750.00
895 **   974 var
1945, Soldier with Red Flag, 20k multicolored, intense black brown background covered details of the design variety, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is included for comparison
100.00
896 **   975 var
1945, Battle Scene, 30k blue black and orange, right sheet margin single, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
897  978 var
1945, Battle Scene, 1r black green and orange red, right sheet margin single, imperforated on the right, neatly cancelled, VF
100.00
898 **   986A var
1945, Motherhood Medal, 1r black brown on green network, right sheet margin copy, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF
600.00
899 **   992C var
1946, Soviet Pursuit Plane "IL-2", 15k deep brown red, left sheet margin single, imperforated on the left, no gum on margin as always, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
900  992D var
1946, Soviet Pursuit Plane "PE-8", 15k dark gray green, top right corner sheet margin block of four, double horizontal perforation between stamps, CTO with full OG, VF
150.00
901 **   996 var
1945, Soviet Pursuit Plane "IL-2", 1r deep brown, upper right corner sheet margin block of four, double perforation at the top, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
902 **   998 var
1945, Soviet Pursuit Plane "LA-7", 1r orange vermilion, worn raster background, resulting in text at the bottom is unreadable and design is smeared, block of four, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is included
250.00
903 **   1003 var
1945, 75th Anniversary of the birth of Lenin, 50k gray black, printed on white paper, bottom sheet margin single, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
904 **   1003 var
1945, 75th Anniversary of the birth of Lenin, 50k gray black, printed on thickened yellowish paper, bottom sheet margin example, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
905 **   1014 var
1945, Friedrich Engels, 60k dark bluish green, bottom sheet margin single, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
906 **   1023 var
1946, Stalin Victory Medal, 60k black green, vertical pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
750.00
907  1024 var
1946, Stalin Victory Medal, 60k deep brown red, bottom sheet margin example, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, previously hinged, VF
200.00
908 **   1028, var
1946, Arms of the Soviet Union, 60k black green, horizontal pair, left stamp with a dot between "Pochta" and "CCCP" variety (position 64), full OG, NH, VF
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75.00
909 **   1038 var
1946, Order of the Red Worker's Banner, 60k brown violet on olive green network, which is partly omitted from above, in addition the same value imperforated at the top (probably trimmed perforation shift), both with full OG, NH, VF
150.00
910 **   1055 var
1946, Sanatorium "New Athon", 45k red brown, bottom sheet margin vertical pair, imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF
350.00
911  1069-70 var
1946, Military Medals, 1r carmine and 1r indigo, two postally used singles with pre-printing paper folds, F/VF and a spectacular unit
100.00
912 **   1080a var
1947, 25th Anniversary of Soviet Postage Stamps, 15k black and red, souvenir sheet of four, bottom right stamp has "Bridge to Alaska" variety, usual gum wave, full OG, NH, VF appearance
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75.00
913 **   1081 var
1946, 25th Anniversary of Soviet Postage Stamps, 30k dark green and brown, bottom sheet margin (9.5mm) single, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
914 **   1091 var
1947, 23rd Anniversary of the death of Lenin, 30k gray blue, bottom sheet margin stamp, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
915  1117 var
1947, Arms of the Turkmen Soviet Republic, 30k violet black, top sheet margin single, imperforated at the top, CTO with full OG, VF
75.00
916 **   1120 var
1947, Arms of the Soviet Union, 1r multicolored, bottom sheet margin single, inscription on margin reads: "2-oi Tirazh" (Second Printing), reprint of 1956, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
917 **   1125 imp var
1947, Moscow Council Building, 30k multicolored, blue color is omitted, top right corner sheet margin imperforated block of four, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
918 **   1142 var
1947, Jubilee of Moscow, 1r dark violet, top sheet margin vertical pair, imperforated between stamps, perfect condition, full OG, NH (hinged on margin only), VF
800.00
919 **   1146, var
1947, Jubilee of Moscow, 5r multicolored, top sheet margin block of four, top left stamp with "helicopter" variety, full OG, NH, VF
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100.00
920  1175
1947, Rostov Agriculture Machine Plant, two trial color imperforated proofs of 30k in dark brown violet or purple, no gum (removed from a presentation card), VF and scarce
1000.00
921 (*)   1201 var
1948, Vassily Surikov, 30k red brown, top sheet margin single, imperforated at the top, fresh quality, expertly regummed, VF appearance
75.00
922 **   1217 var
1948, farm worker 20k brown, bottom sheet margin single, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
923 **   1227-29
1948, Aleksandr Ostrovski, 30k-1r, imperforated complete set in top sheet margin horizontal pairs, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF
750.00
924 **   1230-33
1948, Ivan Shishkin, 30k-1r, complete set in corner sheet margin blocks of four, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
925 **   1236 var
1948, Industrial Five-Year Plan, 60k carmine and brown black, carmine color is significantly shifted to the top, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
926  1256 var
1948, Motorboat Race, 45k brown black, top sheet margin single, imperforated at the top, CTO with full OG, VF
250.00
927  1259 var
1948, Tankmen Day, 1r rose carmine, horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, CTO with full OG, VF and scarce
1000.00
928 **   1289-94
1948, Youth Communist League, 20k-2r, complete set in blocks of four, some with sheet margins including 1r, unfolded and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $900++
500.00
929 **   1302-03
1948, Artillery Day, 30k blue and 1r carmine, complete set in blocks of four, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
930 **/*   1306
1948, Coat of Arms and Flag of the Soviet Union, 40k brownish red, original printing, bottom left corner margin block of four, full OG, NH or LH (top stamps), VF
75.00
931 **   1325
1949, Birthday of J. Stalin, 40 multicolored, souvenir sheet of four, slight top left corner bend, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $400
150.00
932 **   1325 var
1949, Birthday of J. Stalin, 40k multicolored, souvenir sheet of four, brown color is shifted to the bottom on lower right stamp, tiny gum wrinkle, fresh quality otherwise, full OG, NH, VF
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200.00
933 **   1327a var
1949, Lenin Mausoleum, 1r gray black and brown red, perforated souvenir sheet of four, appropriate size of 175x132mm, red color is significantly shifted to the bottom variety, some gum wrinkles, still full OG, NH, VF and scarce
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500.00
934 **   1359-63
1949, Alexander Pushkin, 25k-2r, complete set in blocks of four, some with sheet margins, unfolded and very fresh, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
935 **   1360 var
1949, Alexander Pushkin, 40k orange brown and black, intense background ("black" face) variety, tiny gum wrinkle, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is included
100.00
936 **   1360a
1949, Alexander Pushkin, 25k and 40k, souvenir sheet of four, tiny gum wrinkle as often, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF
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100.00
937 **   1364-65
1949, Sormovo Machine and Boat Works, 40k blue and 1r red brown, complete set in blocks of eight (4x2), full OG, NH, VF
200.00
938 **   1377 var
1949, Kayak Race, 25k bluish green, raster vertical diamonds, perforation comb 12x12 1/2 instead of L12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
939 **   1388-89
1949, Aleksandr Radischev, 40k bluish green and 1r dark gray, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
940 **   1418 var
1949, Weight Lifter, 1r red, raster square, original printing, right sheet margin single, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, mostly VF
250.00
941 **  Mi 1333 II, 1335 II
1950, aviator 25k dark blue and Coat of Arms 40k red, typo printing, complete issue of the year, fresh quality, the last one with pencil expert's signature, full OG, NH, VF
1200.00
942 **   1437, var
1950, 26th Anniversary of the death of Lenin, 1r multicolored, bottom left corner margin block of four, building on the lower left stamp looks much lighter then on other stamps due to breakdown of blue color printing, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
943 **   1442
1950, Movie Projection, 25k brown, top left corner margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
80.00
944 **   1447-48
1950, Trade Union Congress, 40k green and 50k blue, complete set in blocks of ten (2x5), full OG, NH, VF
100.00
945 **   1462-63
1950, 5th Anniversary of the Victory in the World War II, 40k and 1r, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
946 **   1464-68
1950, Alexander Suvorov, 40k-2r, complete set in blocks of four, some with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
947 **   1474-76
1950, Azerbaijan Soviet Republic, 25k-1r, complete set in blocks of four, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
948 **   1491-96
1950, Latvian Soviet Republic, 25k-2r, complete set in corner sheet margin blocks of four, excellent quality, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
949 **   1496 var
1950, Latvian Soviet Republic, 2r black brown, top sheet margin single, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
950 **   1497-99
1950, Lithuanian Soviet Republic, 25k-1r, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
951 **   1500-03
1950, Estonian Soviet Republic, 25k-1r, complete set in blocks of four, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
952 **   1508-09
1950, Antarctic Expedition, 40k carmine and 1r violet, complete set in blocks of four, nice and choice, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
953 **   1510-11
1950, Mikhail Frunze, 40k blue and 1r brown, complete set in blocks of four, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
954 **   1526
1950, Moscow Kremlin, 1r dark green, brownish red and yellow, block of four, fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
955 **   1532-33
1950, Newspaper "Iskra", 40k and 1r, complete set in corner sheet margin blocks of four, flawless condition, full OG, NH, VF
600.00
956 **   1536
1950, Decembrist's Revolt, 1r black brown on yellow paper, right sheet margin block of four, flawless quality, full OG, NH, VF
80.00
957 **   1550-51
1951, Stockholm Peace Conference, 40k and 1r, complete set in blocks of four, unusually fresh and nice, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
958 **   1552, var
1951, Kirov Machine Works, 40k brown on yellow paper, top sheet margin block of four, upper left stamp with a dot in "CCCP" variety (position 1), full OG, NH, VF
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100.00
959 **   1566-67
1951, Felix Dzerzhinsky, 40k brownish red and 1r gray black, complete set in top right corner sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
960 **   1568-83
1951, Russian Scientists, complete set of 16, all are from original printings, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
961 **   1568-83
1951, Russian Scientists, complete set in blocks of four, many with sheet margins, reprints of 1955, fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF
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150.00
962 **   1583 var
1951, Pavel Yablochkov, 40k brown black, raster horizontal diamonds, reprint of 1956, top sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple
1000.00
963 **   1584-85
1951, Russian Composers Alyabyev and Kalinnikov, complete set in left sheet margin blocks of four, the last one folded once along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
964 **   1596-97
1951, 34th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 40k and 1r, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, one stamp of 1r has tiny natural inclusion, nice quality otherwise, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
965 **   1610-11, var
1951, Volkhov Power Station, 40k and 1r, two complete sets of different issues in sheet margin blocks of four, including 1r from original printing, significantly different shades, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
966  1610 var
1951, Volkhov Power Station, 40k dark blue, gray and yellow, right sheet margin single, neat top left corner cancellation, VF
200.00
967 **   1617-18, var
1952, Winter Sports, 40k and 1r, two complete sets of different issues in sheet margin blocks of four, including 40k from original printing, significantly different shades, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
968 **   1620 var
1952, Nikolai Gogol, 60k multicolored, blue color absorbed through porous paper, bottom left corner margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular item
250.00
969 **   1624-27
1952, Stalin Constitution, complete set in blocks of four, some with sheet margins, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
970  1629 var
1952, Victor Hugo, 40k orange brown, gray blue and black, left sheet margin single, imperforated on the left, lightly cancelled, slight fold between stamp and margin, otherwise VF
300.00
971  1637 var
1952, Nikolai Ogarev, 40k deep green, vertical pair imperforated horizontally between stamps, CTO with full OG, VF and scarce, this variety exists only in used condition
1200.00
972 **   1639, var
1952, Admiral Pavel Nakhimov, 40k multicolored, two top right corner margin blocks of four, original and reprint, first one has intense red color of the background on upper right stamp, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
973  1648 var
1952, Alexander Odoevsky, 40k gray black and red orange, printed on pinkish paper, bottom sheet margin single, imperforated at the bottom, neatly cancelled, VF
120.00
974  1651 var
1952, Order of "Red Star", 2r brownish red, right sheet margin single, imperforated on the right, full OG, VLH (appears NH), VF and scarce
600.00
975 **   1660, var
1952, 30th Anniversary of the Soviet Union, 1r multicolored, block of four, bottom right stamp without a dot after "Rus" variety, full OG, NH, VF
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100.00
976  1666 var
1953, Volga-Don Canal, Tsymlyanskaya Dam, 40k multicolored, bottom sheet margin single, imperforated at the bottom, CTO with full OG, VF
200.00
977 **   1674-75
1953, 25th Anniversary of the Youth Communists League, 40k and 1r, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
978 **   1676-77
1953, 36th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 40k and 60k, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
979 **   1680-87
1953, Views of Leningrad, first and second issues, complete set in blocks of four, most with sheet or corner margins, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
980 **   1689, var
1957, Coat of Arms, 40k red, right sheet margin horizontal strip of three, perforation error on the right due to foldover, full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular item
100.00
981 **   1689 var
1957, Coat of Arms, 40k scarlet with double impression, top right corner sheet block of four, full OG, NH, VF
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200.00
982 **   1692, var
1954, Soviet Elections, 40k red, dark carmine and gray, right sheet margin horizontal pair, right stamp with "a hole on Kremlin Palace" variety (position 20), full OG, NH, VF
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75.00
983 **   1747a var
1955, Konstantin Savitsky, 40k multicolored, souvenir sheet of four with black text, red offset color of the stamp design strongly shifted to the bottom variety, full OG, NH, VF
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100.00
984 **   1747a var
1955, Konstantin Savitsky, 40k multicolored, souvenir sheet of four, second line of black text at the top shifted to the left variety, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
985 **   1772a var
1955, Agriculture Exhibition, Pavilion of Byelorussian Republic, 40k multicolored, souvenir sheet of four, broken star on Soviet flag variety, full OG, NH, VF
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100.00
986 **   1838 var
1956, Tretyakov Gallery, 40k multicolored, dark green color is significantly shifted to the left, block of four, full OG, NH, VF, a common block is included
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150.00
987 **   1860a
1956, Mukhamed Aivazov, 40k emerald, text in three lines, block of four, slightly folded along horizontal perforation, perfect quality otherwise, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
988 **   1913/40 imp
1957, Youth Festival, 10k-1r, imperforated complete set in blocks of four, bottom right stamp of 1r with "Esemirnoi" variety, full OG, NH, VF
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600.00
989 **   1917 var
1957, Black Grouse, 15k multicolored, red offset color is significantly shifted to the top, upper left corner margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
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150.00
990 **   1922 var
1957, Elk, 40k multicolored, central design is smeared due to color misregistration, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is added
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75.00
991 **   1946 var
1957, Henry Fielding, 40k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, two sheet margin blocks of four, printed on pinkish and white paper, full OG, NH, VF
120.00
992 **   1967 var
1957, 3rd International Youth Games, 60k ultra and brown, bottom sheet margin vertical pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
1200.00
993 (*)   1967, var
1957, 3rd International Youth Games, 60k ultra and brown, bottom sheet margin vertical strip of three, imperforated horizontally between second and third stamps and at the bottom, fresh, unused, expertly regummed, VF, reportedly this extremely rare error is known unused only
1500.00
994 **   1977 var
1957, View of Moscow University, 1r red and gray black, top sheet margin single, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
995  2009 var
1957, 40th Anniversary of the October Revolution, Armenian Soviet Republic, 40k multicolored, double impression of black color variety, full OG, LH, VF
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75.00
996 **   2010 var
1957, 40th Anniversary of the October Revolution, Turkmen Soviet Republic, 40k multicolored, bottom sheet margin single with strongly shifted blue color, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is included
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75.00
997 **   2021
1957, First "Sputnik", black overprint on K. Tsiolkovski stamp of 40k blue and brown, bottom sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
998 **   2030 imp
1958, Industrial Exhibition, 60k gray violet, red and black, left sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, 2mm scissor's separation between stamps, nice quality item, no gum as produced, NH, VF
1000.00
999 **   2047 var
1958, Rear Admiral V. Rudnev, 40k multicolored, double impression of green color, top right corner margin block of four, upper left stamp with "Rudchev" variety, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare multiple, we know just a single bearing the same double variety
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1500.00
1000 **   2048 var
1958, Maxim Gorki, 40k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, top sheet margin single, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1001 **   2077, var
1958, Conference for the Peaceful Atom, 60k multicolored, two blocks of four, representing extra planet (three stamps) and "broken vapor trail" varieties, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
1002 **  Mi XIX-AXIX
1958, VIII Mendeleev Congress, dark blue overprint on Butlerov (1951) and red overprint on Mendeleev (1957) stamps, unissued complete set of two, full OG, NH, VF
1500.00
1003  2118 var
1958, Ural Machine Works, 40k blue, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, full OG, VLH, VF
100.00
1004 **   2126 var
1958, View of Riga, 40k brown red, left sheet margin single, imperforated on the left, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
1005 **   2145 var
1958, Sergo Ordzhonikidze, 40k multicolored, omitted yellow, brown and green colors, bottom sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF and rare, a common block is included, copy of V. Zagorski certificate
1000.00
1006 **   2152
1958, Eleonora Duse, 40k blue green and gray, left sheet margin single with "wall-eye" variety, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
1007 **  Mi 1335 IV
1958, Coat of Arms, 40k red, intaglio (raster) printing, right sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1008 **   2166 var
1959, Charles Darwin, 40k blue and brown, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, full OG, NH, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate
1000.00
1009 **  Mi XIX-AXIX var
1959, VIII Mendeleev Congress, black overprint on Butlerov (1951) and red overprint on Mendeleev (1957) stamps, prepared but unissued complete set of two, full OG, NH, VF
2500.00
1010  2216 var
1959, Squirrel, 40k multicolored, left sheet margin single, imperforated on the left, postal cancellation, small ink manuscript on reverse, fresh quality, VF
150.00
1011 **   2233, var
1959, International Geophysical Year, 25k bright blue and red, bottom sheet margin horizontal pair, left stamp with "a breach in the hull" variety (position 47), full OG, NH, VF
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75.00
1012 **   2237/396
1959-60, Soviet-Chinese Friendship, Heroes, Leo Tolstoy and etc., eight complete issues in sheets of 25, the total is 14 sheets, full OG, NH, VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6
100.00
1013 **   2288 var
1958, steel worker 60k carmine, engraved printing on pinkish paper, top sheet margin single, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH (LH on margin far away from the stamp), VF
200.00
1014 **   2308, var
1960, 15th Anniversary of Liberation of Hungary, red overprint on 40k multicolored, complete sheet of 25 representing six different varieties on positions 11, 16, 22 and 25, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
1015 **   2340 var
1961, View of Ulan-Ude, 4k dark blue, top and bottom margin vertical strip of five, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH, VF
600.00
1016 **   2534, var
1961, 22nd Congress of Communist Party, red overprint on 1r black and red, printed on aluminum foil, the first printing, three-side margin block of 12 (3x4), representing various shifts of the second line of overprint, including stamp on position 14 of 16-stamp setting with "K" exactly under "XI", full OG, NH, VF
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150.00
1017 **   2631A
1962, Soviet Cosmonauts, 1r blue, black and silver, right sheet margin perforated souvenir sheet, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
1200.00
1018  2654 var
1962, Mirza Ahundov, 4k light green and black brown, bottom sheet margin single with perforation break due to foldover, postal cancellation, F/VF
75.00
1019 **   2727 var
1963, 93rd Anniversary of the birth of Lenin, 4k grown and red, two block of four with significantly different positions of red color, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
1020 **   2835a var
1963, Soviet Space Achievements, 10k red, gold and gray, complete sheet containing five vertical se-tenant sheets of six, gold color is completely omitted, full OG, NH, VF, a common sheet is included
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750.00
1021 **   2872, var
1964, Rubber Industry, 4k multicolored, right sheet margin block of four, top left stamp with broken tire variety (position 14), full OG, NH, VF
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75.00
1022 **   2926 fn var
1964, Tokyo Olympic Games, 1r green, red and gold, souvenir sheet with "broken star" variety and with red color (Soviet Emblem) significantly shifted to the bottom, numbered at foot with "024330", full OG, NH, VF and scarce item
300.00
1023 **   3209 var
1966, Tchaikovsky Contest, 16k red, blue gray and black, printed on ordinary paper (chalk covering is on gum side) variety, left sheet margin single, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is added, N. Mandrovski certificate
150.00
1024 **   3259 var
1966, Young Communists, 3k lilac, offset printing, block of four with vertical perforation strongly misplaced, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
1025 **   3260 var
1966, Coat of Arms and Soviet Emblem, 4k red, offset printing, block of four with nice perforation freak, leaving two left stamps partly imperforated, expected creases, full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular item
150.00
1026 **   3276a var
1966, Space Probe "Luna 9", three-side margin vertical pair of se-tenant strips of three, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
1027 **   3360 var
1967, "Das Kapital" by Karl Marx, 4k brown and dark red, two singles with red color significantly shifted to the top or bottom, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is included
75.00
1028 **   3666a var
1969, Paintings by Ivan Bilibin, 4k-50k, vertical pair of se-tenant strips of five, glossy layer placed over ordinary paper (chalk-surfaced covering is on reverse) variety, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, common pair of strips are enclosed for comparison
200.00
1029 **   3665-66 var
1969, Paintings by Ivan Bilibin, 20k and 50k, right sheet margin horizontal se-tenant pair, imperforated vertically between stamps and on the right, in addition double perforation at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare perforation error
750.00
1030 **   3711 var
1970, Lenin Philatelic Exhibition, souvenir sheet of one, type I, thick text at the bottom and parallel embossed lines, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
1031 **   3966 var
1972, Opera Singer Leonid Sobinov, 10k deep brown and buff, inscribed "Narodnyi Artist CCCP" instead of "Narodnyi Artist Respubliki", recalled stamp, right sheet margin single, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is included
2500.00
1032 **   4091 var
1973, World Student Games, 50k multicolored, souvenir sheet of one, special printing with heavy embossing, enlarged format and slight color differences, full OG, NH, VF and rare, a common sheet is enclosed for comparison, V. Liapine certificate
500.00
1033 **   4106, var
1973, Paintings by M. Saryan "Mountains", 10k multicolored, right sheet margin block of four, top left stamp with "avalanche" variety (position 9), full OG, NH, VF
75.00
1034 **   4171 var
1974, 250th Anniversary of the Academy of Sciences, 10k multicolored, block of four with double (ghost) impression of red color, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is included
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200.00
1035  4484 var
1976, Palekh Paintings, 14k multicolored, stamp with denomination 4k on the bottom left due to strong shift of vertical perforation, top sheet margin single, CTO with full OG, VF, a common stamp is included
100.00
1036 **   4484 var
1976, Palekh Paintings, 14k multicolored, gold color (ornament and denomination) is inverted, bottom right corner sheet margin vertical pair, lower stamp without denomination, full OG, NH, VF and rare major error, only one sheet of 25 stamps has been discovered
2000.00
1037 **   4494 imp
1976, Vladimir Dahl, 4k green and dark green, enlarged margins (as always exists) imperforated single, full OG, NH, VF, the most desirable and scarce modern imperforated variety
2500.00
1038 **   4515 var
1976, Paintings by Rembrandt, 20k multicolored, miniature sheet on seven plus label, central vignette shifted to the right, full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular item
200.00
1039 **   4586 var
1977, Ice-Breaker "Arctica", 50k multicolored, souvenir sheet with red number "079061" strongly shifted to the top, full OG, NH, VF, a common sheet with number at the bottom is included
75.00
1040 **   4669 var
1978, Intercosmos Space Program, 50k multicolored, souvenir sheet of one, "extra planet" at the top right variety, full OG, NH, VF, a common sheet is included
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100.00
1041 **   4710 var
1978, Pokrova-on-Nerl Church, 10k multicolored, printed on ordinary paper without lacquered covering, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is included
100.00
1042 **   4710 var
1978, Pokrova-on-Nerl Church, 10k multicolored, left sheet margin single with double impression of black text variety, full OG, NH, VF
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100.00
1043 **   4772-73 imp
1979, Children Drawings, 2k and 3k, two corner sheet margin imperforated singles, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
750.00
1044 **   4792 imp
1979, Olympic Misha, 4k multicolored, left sheet margin imperforated single, tiny gum wrinkle at the bottom as often, very fresh, full OG, NH, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate
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1500.00
1045 **   4795 imp
1979, Flag and Soviet Emblem, 4k multicolored, top right corner sheet margin imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare
5000.00
1046 **   4832 var
1980, Helicopter Mi-10K, 15k multicolored, broken top right wheel variety (position 10 in a part of issue), full OG, NH, VF
75.00
1047 **   4832-33 imp
1980, Helicopters, 15k and 32k, two top sheet margin imperforated singles, only these two stamps were produced imperforated from the set of six, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF
2000.00
1048 **   4858 imp
1980, Jean O. D. Ingres, 32k multicolored, right sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF
1500.00
1049  5016 imp
1982, Equestrian Sports, 4k multicolored, imperforated block of four, central favor cancellation, full OG, NH, VF, this variety is known in used condition only
1500.00
1050 **   5024, 5026 var
1982, Berries, 6k and 15k, two stamps printed on creamy paper, full OG, NH, VF, common stamps on white paper are added for comparison
75.00
1051 **   5031, var
1982, General Davydov, portrait by Orest Kiprensky, 6k multicolored, top right corner margin block of four, bottom right stamp with large spot on leggings variety, full OG, NH, VF
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75.00
1052 **   5062 var
1982, USSR-France Space Program "Intercosmos", 50k multicolored, souvenir sheet of one with significant color misregistration clearly visible on emblem, Space station and text of the stamp, full OG, NH, VF, a common sheet is included
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100.00
1053 **   5070 imp
1982, Rhythmic Gymnastics, 15k multicolored, imperforated vertical gutter block of four, nice quality item, full OG, NH, VF and rare multiple
4000.00
1054    5115 imp
1983, Feodor Tolstoy, 4k multicolored, top sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, used on air mail stationery cover 32k blue from Leningrad to New York, uprated by four other values, all appropriate markings, N. Mandrovski certificate, VF
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300.00
1055 **   5118 imp
1983, Glider "A-9", 2k multicolored, left sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate
1500.00
1056 **   5147, var
1983, Jubilee of Sevastopol, 6k multicolored, vertical pair, bottom stamp with three vapor trails variety, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
1057 **   5174 imp
1983, Radio-Telegraphy Championships, 6k multicolored, right sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, nice quality item, full OG, NH, VF
2000.00
1058 **   5215 imp
1984, European Skating Championships, 5k multicolored, bottom sheet margin imperforated single, full OG, NH, VF
1000.00
1059 **   5228 imp
1984, Snow Leopard, 4k multicolored, right sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate
1500.00
1060 **   5238 var
1984, British Paintings in the Hermitage, "Lady in Blue" by Gainsborough, 50k multicolored, souvenir sheet of two with label, "lady with blue eye" variety on the right stamp, full OG, NH, VF, an interesting freak
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100.00
1061 **   5270 var
1984, 150-Day Space Flight, 15k multicolored, complete transition sheet of 28 (4x7), black color appearing double on stamps of two vertical rows from the left and especially at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular item
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750.00
1062 **   5541a-44a
1987, World Wildlife Fund, Polar Bears, complete set in miniature sheets of eight, post office fresh condition, NH, VF, C.v. $1,000
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400.00
1063 **   5771 imp
1989, Honey Bee, 5k multicolored, vertical imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF and very scarce, N. Mandrovski certificate
2500.00
1064 **   5802-06 imp
1989, Soviet Circus, imperforated complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, including 3k and 5k values, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare multiples
12000.00
1065 **   5815 imp
1989, Kosta Khetagurov, 5k dark brown, left sheet margin imperforated single, full OG, NH, VF
750.00
1066 **   5854/68 imp
1989, Capitals of the Soviet Republics, imperforated complete set of 13 (Riga and Yerevan were not issued imperforated) in horizontal sheet or corner margin pairs, nice and very fresh, full OG, NH, VF
600.00
1067    5854/68 imp
1990, Capitals of the Soviet Republics, imperforated complete set of 13 in horizontal pairs, each one affixed on individual FDC and uprated by perforated pair, fresh condition, VF
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300.00