Lots 614 - 652, Catalogue of Auction #70 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
614  149a
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 35k ultra, right sheet margin imperforated single, some usual gum waves, full OG, LH, VF
250.00
615  150a
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 70k brown, nice margins imperforated single, fresh condition, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee marking, N. Mandrovski certificate,
2500.00
616    
1919, parcel card addressed to Red Army Latvian Infantry Regiment soldier, sent from Moscow Gub., franked by 35k brown violet and green in block of ten, Field PO No.50 and Riga marking on reverse, endorsed "Dvinsk" on front, mostly VF
200.00
617 **   177-87, var
1921, 1st and 2nd complete definitive issues, 1r-40r, 100r-1000r, 26 blocks of four, representing color and paper varieties, several blocks are folded between stamps, fresh, full OG, NH, VF
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100.00
618  177 var
1921, 1r orange, printed on ordinary paper, wide "1" variety, full OG, previously hinged, VF, a common stamp is included
100.00
619 **/*   181b var
1921, 100r orange, three stamps printed on thin paper representing better shades, minor oxidation, full OG, NH (1) or LH, F/VF
100.00
620 **/*   183, a-f
1921, 250r violet, 12 mint stamps, including three different horizontal tete-beche pairs, single stamps on ordinary (two different), chalk-surfaced, thin (two with offset on reverse) papers, fresh quality, full OG, NH or VLH (2), VF
100.00
621 **   183 var
1921, 250r violet, typo printing on ordinary paper, full offset of the design on gum side, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
622  183
1921, proof of 250r in violet, printed from worn plate on gray thin card, fresh, no gum as issued, VF
150.00
623 **   184b
1921, 300r green, printed on thin paper, vertical gutter block of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
624 **   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
625 **/*   190 fn
1921, 4th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 200r brown, unissued stamp in left sheet margin block of four, 4mm scissors' separation at the bottom, full OG, NH or VLH (1), VF
100.00
626 **   191c var
1922, black surcharge 5000r on 1r orange, vertical gutter block of six (3x2), surcharge strongly shifted to the right, resulting in two stamps without the surcharge, while top one with control "1" at the top, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $500++
200.00
627  192a
1922, inverted black surcharge 5000r on 2r brown, right sheet margin horizontal pair, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
628  195a
1922, inverted black surcharge 10,000r on 40r slate, basic stamp is small size, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
75.00
629 **   200f
1922, red surcharge with periods after letters 10,000r on 40r slate, basic stamp is large size, bottom left corner margin single, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $375
100.00
630 **/U   195, 200 var
1922, black or red surcharge 10,000r on 40r slate, eight blocks of four (one postally used) and one used single, each item with different surcharge variety, full OG, NH or used, VF
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200.00
631 **/*   201, var, fn
1922, black or blue black surcharge 7500r on 250r violet, 17 stamps printed on ordinary, chalk-surfaced or thin paper, including two inverted surcharge, two with horizontal surcharge and vertical gutter block of four, full OG, NH or LH (one cheap stamp has no gum), VF
75.00
632 **   201 var
1922, triple (one inverted) black diagonal surcharge 7500r on 250r violet, printed on ordinary paper, top left corner margin single, full OG, NH, VF, V. Liapine certificate
150.00
633  201b var
1922, 250r violet, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, omitted large part of the design and diagonal black typo surcharge of 7500r, embossing of which is visible on gum side, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF
100.00
634 **   201e
1922, blue black litho diagonal surcharge 7500r on 250r violet, printed on ordinary paper, bottom sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple
750.00
635  201e var
1922, inverted blue black litho diagonal surcharge 7500r on 250r violet, printed on ordinary paper, full OG, previously hinged, VF and very scarce
750.00
636 **/*   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
637  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
638    182/204
1922, cover from Moscow to Great Britain, franked by 16 stamps of different issues, 7 values on reverse are not cancelled, blue Moscow date stamp, no arrival marking, VF
100.00
639 **/*   210, a-c
1922, black diagonal surcharge 100,000r on 250r violet, five stamps on ordinary, thin or chalk-surfaced paper, including one stamp with inverted surcharge and one with offset of stamp design on reverse, full OG, NH or LH (inverted surcharge), VF
100.00
640  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
641 **   212 var
1922, 5th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 10r brown and black, a dot behind "10" variety (position (17), full OG, NH, VF
75.00
642  218/22 a, b
1922-23, typo "Star" surcharges, three stamps with inverted or double surcharge variety, full OG, NH (1) or LH, VF, C.v. $450
200.00
643  219 var
1922-23, typo "Star" surcharge 30r on 50k brown violet and green, large part of OG, VF
100.00
644  220
1922, proof of litho "Star" surcharge 40r, horizontal imperforated pair printed on reverse of an old poster of Trekhgornaya Textile Manufactory, no gum as produced, NH, VF
200.00
645 **/*   221 var
1922-23, litho "Star" surcharge 100r on 15k brown lilac and blue, right sheet margin block of six (3x2) with additional surcharge impression on gum side due to foldover, full OG, NH or LH on face of one stamps, VF
100.00
646  221 var
1922-23, triple (one inverted) litho surcharge 100r on 15k brown violet and blue, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce
100.00
647 **   223 var
1922-23, litho "Star" surcharge 5r on 20k blue and red, imperforated vertical gutter block of four, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
648  224
1922-23, litho "Star" surcharge 20r on 15k brown lilac and blue, fresh and nice single, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce, expertized by S. Sismondo, L. Hovest certificate, C.v. $9,500
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4000.00
649 **   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
650 **   238-41A
1923, perforated definitive issue, 3r-20r, eight three-side margin gutter blocks of 20 (10x2), various control numbers and marginal inscriptions, couple sheets with slight edge only toning, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF
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2, 3, 4
200.00
651 **   238a-41c
1923, imperforated definitive issue, 1r-20r, complete set of seven, including unissued stamps of 1r and 2r, perfect quality in every respect, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $580
250.00
652  241c
1923, imperforated proof of soldier 20r in gray violet, full OG, NH, VF
100.00