Lots 682 - 829, Catalogue of Auction #70 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
682    250-56, 277-78
1924, 1k-10k, five imperforated stamps of litho printing, used together with four other values and three Charity labels on reverse of registered cover from Leningrad to Berlin, all appropriate markings, VF and a beautiful item
300.00
683  254
1923, die proof of worker 5k in dark violet, litho printing, size 22.5x26.5mm, full OG, LH, VF and extremely rare, the similar proof is shown in Standard Collection book "Drafts of Stamps. USSR" on page 7, an issued stamp is added for size and color comparison
2500.00
684  261-64
1923, 4k-40k, complete set of four, litho printing, perforation 14 1/2x15, usual centering, fresh condition, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $325
100.00
685 **   263 var
1924, peasant 30k violet, litho printing, top right corner margin imperforated block of four with triple (one ghost) impression, two horizontal invalidating perforations, bottom one just touches left stamp and goes away from the right one, full OG, NH, VF and rare item
2000.00
686  263-64 imp
1923, peasant 30k violet and soldier 40k slate gray, litho printing, imperforated single and bottom sheet margin horizontal pair without offset on gum side, each one with invalidating perforation, first one with scratch on gum side, full OG, previously hinged, VF
250.00
687 **   265-68, 269-72
1924, Lenin Mourning issue, 3k-20k, imperforated complete set of four in horizontal pairs (wide frame) and perforated set of singles, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
688 **   267 var
1924, Lenin Mourning issue, 12k red and black, bottom sheet margin imperforated single with medium frame, tick variety at the bottom of black frame, full OG, NH, VF
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100.00
689 **   276
1924-25, worker 1k orange, typo printing, perforation 14 1/2x15, top left corner margin horizontal pair, full OG, NH (light trace of hinge on margin), VF, C.v. $500++
200.00
690 **   280
1924-25, worker 5k violet, typo printing, perforation 14 1/2x15, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $325
100.00
691  280 var
1924-25, worker 5k, typo printing, perforation 14 1/2x15, five singles from lilac to dark violet shades, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $800++
250.00
692 **   282 imp
1924-25, soldier 7k chocolate brown, typo printing on grayish paper, nice margins imperforated single, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
693 **   286
1924-25, worker 14k slate blue, typo printing, perforation 14 1/2x15, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $325
150.00
694    286
1925, worker 14k slate blue, perforation 14 1/2x15, affixed over the advertising label of Moscow Fur Syndicate, used on reverse of pre-printed registered cover from Moscow to Kiev, all appropriate markings, VF
200.00
695  287
1924-25, peasant 15k lemon yellow, typo printing, perforation 14 1/2x15, horizontal pair with practically complete Ozurgety (now - Georgian Republic) cancellation, each stamp with a pin-hole, otherwise fresh, VF and scarce in pair
200.00
696  288
1924-25, worker 20k light green, typo printing, imperforated bottom sheet margin single on grayish paper, nice condition, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
3000.00
697  288A
1924-25, peasant 30k violet, typo printing, perforation 14 1/2x15, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $400
150.00
698  292 var
1924-25, soldier 3r dark brown and green, typo printing, type I, perforation 13 1/2, left sheet margin single, imperforated on the left, Leningrad postal cancellation, VF
300.00
699  293
1924-25, worker 5r dark blue and gray brown, typo printing, perforation 13 1/2, top sheet margin horizontal strip of three, perfin "Obrazets" (Specimen) with additional invalidating perforation across the design, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
700 **   294-97
1925, Lenin Mausoleum, 7k-40k, imperforated complete set in blocks of four, all with sheet margins except 7k, bottom left stamp with a dot over Kremlin Wall (position 26), full OG, NH, VF
500.00
701 **   303b
1925, Vladimir Lenin, 10r indigo, perforation 10 1/2, top right corner margin single, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $400
150.00
702 **   302-03 imp
1925, Vladimir Lenin, 5r brown red and 10r indigo, imperforated complete set in top left corner margin blocks of four, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
703 **   304-25
1925-27, definitive issue, 1k-5r, complete set of 22, including both 10k, printed on watermarked "borders and rosettes" paper, stamp of 2r with horizontal watermark variety, sheet or corner margin unfolded blocks of four, fresh quality unit, full OG, NH, VF
750.00
704  311 var
1926, worker 8k olive brown, litho printing, "small head" variety, horizontal imperforated pair with invalidating perforation across the design, left stamp with slight gum wrinkle, full OG, previously hinged, VF
200.00
705    311 var
1926, worker 8k olive brown, litho printing, "small head" variety, used on postcard (view of Moscow) from Moscow to Kiev, postmarked on arrival, mostly VF
200.00
706 **/*   321, 323 var
1928, soldier 1r red and brown, peasant 2r green and rose, horizontal position of watermark "borders and rosettes", full OG, NH (1r) or LH, VF
100.00
707    324
1927, three stamps printed on watermarked paper, including soldier 3r dark brown and green used on COD cover Homel to Kiev, postmarked on arrival, slight fold away from the stamps, F/VF
200.00
708 Mi 249 IE
1926, imperforated trial color proofs of worker 8k, complete set of five in horizontal pairs, four with sheet margins, printed on white chalk-surfaced paper, a few gum wrinkles as always, full OG, NH, VF
1000.00
709 Mi 249 IE
1926, imperforated trial color proof of worker 8k in red lilac, printed on white chalk-surfaced paper, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
710 **   326-27a
1925, Academy of Sciences, 3k orange brown and 15k dark green, both with perforation 12 1/2, complete set in blocks of four, first one with right sheet margin, 15k is slightly folded along vertical perforation, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
711  326-27
1925, Academy of Sciences, 3k and 15k, perforated proofs printed on thick paper without watermark, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
1000.00
712 **   330/74, B50-53
1925-27, Decembrist Revolt, Revolution of 1905, Esperanto, Child Welfare, six complete issues, the total is 14 stamps, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $330
100.00
713    343
1927, COD registered cover from Kamenets (Podolia Gub) to Kiev, franked by two stamps, including Lenin 2r black violet on watermarked "borders and rosettes" paper, all appropriate markings, mostly VF,
250.00
714  359a var
1927, inverted surcharge (type II) 8k on Postage due of 1k red, litho printing with perforation 12, Moscow Kursk Train Station oval cancellation, fresh, VF, reportedly this stamp exists only with inverted surcharge, however until now not even one example was offered for sale or shown in Specialized Cat., this stamp is a new discovery, V. Zagorski certificate (2016)
5000.00
715  370 var
1927, inverted surcharge (type II) on Postage due of 8k green, printed on watermarked paper, a part of Train Station oval cancellation, VF and very rare, only a few examples recorded of this rarity, V. Zagorski certificate (2016)
1000.00
716 **   374c
1927, Dr. Zamenhof, Creator of Esperanto, 14k yellow green and brown, right sheet margin imperforated single, nice condition, full OG, NH, VF
750.00
717 **   374c
1927, Dr. Zamenhof, Creator of Esperanto, 14k yellow green and brown, vertical imperforated pair, enlarged margins, pin-point spot of gum skip at the bottom stamp, perfect quality otherwise, full OG, NH, VF
1000.00
718 **   380, var
1927, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 18k blue, left sheet margin block of six (3x2), flag bearer on the top left stamp with one finger separated and fifth finger appeared variety (position 16), full OG, NH, VF
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150.00
719 **   382-400
1927-28, Second Definitive issue, 1k-80k, complete set of 15, full OG, NH, mostly VF
100.00
720 **   383 imp
1927, peasant 2k apple green, horizontal imperforated pair, two invalidating perforation lines across the design, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
721 **   402/35, B54-57
1928-30, Red Army, Pioneers' Assembly, Industrialization, Cavalry Army and Child Welfare, seven complete issues, the total is 19 stamps, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $425
150.00
722 **   402-04
1928, 10th Anniversary of the Red Army, 8k, 14k, 18k, vertical and two horizontal pairs, completely or partly imperforated with invalidating perforation across the design, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
723    402
1928, pre-printed Esperanto envelope (Dr. Zamenhof), sent from Kremenchug to Moscow, franked by Red Army 8k brown, Moscow machine arrival ds, VF
150.00
724    406
1928, three definitive stamps, including Lenin 3r dark green on watermarked "lozenges" paper, used on reverse of COD registered cover from Moscow to Leningrad, postmarked on arrival, VF
250.00
725    
1928, PPC (Kremlin Wall) from Moscow to Vienna, franked by soldier 7k brown, tied by Moscow Spartakiad "16.8.28" date stamp, slightly rounded corners, still VF and very rare cancellation, only a few recorded
300.00
726  411a
1929, Pioneers' Assembly, 10k olive brown, perforation 10 1/2, nice condition, full OG, LH, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate
100.00
727 **   411b
1929, Pioneers' Assembly, 10k olive brown, bottom sheet margin single, perforation 12 1/2x12x10 1/2x12, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, P. Buchsbayew certificate
300.00
728 **   411 var
1929, Pioneers' Assembly, 10k olive brown, bottom sheet margin single, perforation 10, fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
729 **   412a
1929, Pioneers' Assembly, 14k slate blue, bottom sheet margin vertical pair, lower stamp with perforation 12 1/2 x12x10 1/2x12, top stamp has small spot of gum skip, error stamp is completely flawless, full OG, NH, VF and rare, N. Mandrovski certificate
1000.00
730 **/U   413/69
1929-31, the third definitive issue, 1k-1r, perforated and imperforated singles, pairs, strips and blocks, the total is 18 items (28 stamps) representing different plate varieties, fresh quality, full OG, mainly NH, hinged (5)or used (2), VF
500.00
731 **   427-30
1929-30, Industrialization, 5k-28k, complete set in blocks of four, top left stamp of 20k with a spot on "i" variety, this block is folded once along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF
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200.00
732  429a
1929-30, Iron Furnace, 20k dull green, perforation 10 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, large part of Leningrad postal cancellation, fresh, VF, C.v. $400
150.00
733 **   434, var
1930, 1st Cavalry Army, 14k indigo and red, bottom right corner margin block of four, top left stamp with padlock (a dot inside first "o" in "Konnoi") variety (position 89), full OG, NH, VF
250.00
734 **   435 var
1930, Educational Exhibition, 10k olive green, two blocks of four, printed on white and creamy paper, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
735    436
1931, Moscow Telegraph Building, 1r dark blue, right sheet margin single used on special delivery cover from Sverdlovsk to Dresden, all appropriate markings, VF
100.00
736  437 var
1930, Volkhov Power Station, 3r green and brownish black, central vignette is strongly shifted to the right, full OG, previously hinged, VF
75.00
737 **   469 var
1931, Moscow Telegraph Building, 1r dark blue, raster vertical diamonds, watermark "borders and rosettes", bottom sheet margin single, offset on reverse, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
738 **   470a
1932, Maxim Gorki, 15k brown, right sheet margin imperforated block of four, minimal gum wrinkle mostly on the margin, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
739 **   472-78
1932-33, 15th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 3k-35k, complete set in blocks of four, two of which with sheet margins, 15k is folded once along horizontal perforation, nice quality unit in every respect, full OG, NH, VF
750.00
740  472-78
1932-33, 15th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 3k-35k, complete set of seven, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $174
75.00
741 **   479
1932, Revolutonaries' Aid Association (MOPR), 50k carmine, block of four, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $270
100.00
742  486 fn
1932, Moscow Philatelic Exhibition, souvenir sheet of four, printed on thin cardboard, favor Exhibition cancel "-5.12.32" in red at the top right, slightly rounded corners and a hint of foxing as typical for this sheet, VF and very rare, especially in used condition, P. Buchsbayew certificate
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15000.00
743  486 fn
1932, Moscow Philatelic Exhibition, proof of souvenir sheet without text at the bottom, printed on thin cardboard, enlarged size 188x137mm, no gum as produced, minimal traces of hinges, VF and the only known proof sheet, N. Mandrovski certificate
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75000.00
744  
1933, 15th Anniversary of the Red Army, black-and-white photo proof of 3k stamp, showing running solder with a rifle and a frontier guard, dates "1918-1933" at the top, unadopted design, fresh VF and scarce, V. Liapine certificate
500.00
745 **   487-88, var
1933, Leningrad Philatelic Exhibition, surcharged issue, complete set in blocks of four, top right stamp of 30k/15k and top left stamp of 70k/35k with a dot instead of comma variety of surcharge (position 69), the last block with slight gum cracking, otherwise full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiples
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1200.00
746  487-88
1933, Leningrad Philatelic Exhibition, surcharged complete set of two, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $325
100.00
747 **   489-509
1933, Ethnographic issue, 1k-35k, complete set of 21, beautiful unit practically without usual gum cracks, full OG, NH, VF and scarce in this condition
500.00
748  489-509
1933, Ethnographic issue, 1k-35k, complete set of 21, fresh quality, full OG, LH or previously hinged, mostly VF, C.v. $256
100.00
749  489-509
1933, Ethnographic issue, 1k-35k, complete set of 21, short perforation at the bottom of 15k Tajik and Armenian, several stamps with usually cracked gum, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $256
75.00
750 **   516 var
1933, Moisei Uritsky, 5k olive brown, color variety, right sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp in brown shade is included
200.00
751 **   518 var
1933, Order of the Red Banner, 20k multicolored, very light background variety, block of four, full original uneven gum as always, NH, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison
600.00
752 **   519-23
1933, Baku Commissars, 4k-40k, complete set of five, full original uneven gum as always, NH, VF, C.v. $440
150.00
753  519-23
1933, Baku Commissars, 4k-40k, complete set of five, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $168
75.00
754  519
1933, Baku Commissars, trial color perforated proof of 4k in ultramarine, printed on watermarked "borders and rosettes" paper, slightly uneven ink around Shaumyan's head, gummed, VF
750.00
755 **   520 var
1933, Baku Commissars, 5k gray black, top sheet margin vertical pair, imperforated at the top and between stamps, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF
1200.00
756  521 var
1933, Baku Commissars, 20k purple, bottom sheet margin single, imperforated at the bottom, Bobruysk cancellation, VF
300.00
757  522
1933, Baku Commissars, trial color perforated proof of 35k in brown, printed on watermarked "borders and rosettes" paper, gummed, VF
750.00
758  523 var
1933, Baku Commissars, 40k carmine, left sheet margin single, imperforated on the left, CTO with full OG, VF
400.00
759  523
1933, Baku Commissars, trial color perforated proof of 40k in red, printed on watermarked "borders and rosettes" paper, fresh, gummed, VF
750.00
760  524a
1934, Lenin Mausoleum, 5k brown, nice margins imperforated single, full OG, previously hinged, VF
250.00
761 **   536-39
1934, Dmitry Mendeleev, 5k-20k, complete set of four, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $525
300.00
762 **   536-39
1934, Dmitry Mendeleev, 5k-20k, complete set of four, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $525
250.00
763  536-39
1934, Dmitry Mendeleev, 5k-20k, complete set of four, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $284
75.00
764  536
1934, Dmitry Mendeleev, imperforated trial color proof of 5k in ultra, top sheet margin single printed on watermarked paper, full OG, NH (hinged on margin), VF
1500.00
765 **   540-45
1934, First Decade without Lenin, 1k-30k, complete set of six, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $760
300.00
766 **   540-45
1934, First Decade without Lenin, 1k-30k, complete set in blocks of four, slightly uneven gum on top left stamp of 1k, nice quality unit, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple
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7500.00
767  540-45
1934, First Decade without Lenin, 1k-30k, complete set of six, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $350
100.00
768 **   551-54
1935, Moscow Subway, 5k-20k, complete set of four, flawless quality unit, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $815
400.00
769  551-53
1935, Moscow Subway, 5k, 10k and 15k, three stamps overprinted "Muster" (Specimen) in black, fresh, no gum, VF
300.00
770    551-54
1935, Moscow Subway, complete set of four used together with three definitive stamps on registered flown cover from Moscow to Vienna in 1936, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, insignificant flaws, mostly VF
500.00
771  555-58 var
1935, Friedrich Engels, 5k-20k, complete set of four, stamp of 15k with a stroke between "9" and "3" in "1935" variety, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF
100.00
772  559-68
1935, Moscow Spartacist Games, 1k-40k, complete set of ten, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $500
150.00
773 **   573-76
1935, Mikhail Kalinin, 3k-20k, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
774  577a var
1935, Leo Tolstoy, 20k dark green and black brown, perforation 11, right sheet margin single, imperforated on the right, corner cancellation, VF
100.00
775    
1935, pre-printed cover from Representative Office of Volga German Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic, franked by two regular values, postmarked on arrival, VF and very scarce
150.00
776 **   580-82, 640-42
1935-38, Revolutionary Heroes and the 2nd Trans-Polar Flight, two complete sets of three, first one with perforation 11, the last one with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
777 */U   583/88, a
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, singles, one horizontal pair and blocks of four or six, perforation 14 or 11, 23 items representing different plate, paper and perforation varieties, the total is 32 stamps, full OG, NH, LH/hinged or used, mostly VF
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250.00
778    583-88
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, 1k-15k, complete set of six (mixed perforation) used together with two other stamps on registered cover from Moscow to Stockholm, appropriately cancelled, no backstamp as often, VF
100.00
779 **   590A-94A
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 10k-80k, complete set in corner sheet margin blocks of four, printed on ordinary paper, comb perforation, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
780  590
1937, Alexander Pushkin, imperforated trial color proof of 10k in claret, slightly reduced margin at the bottom with enlarged margins at three other sides, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF
600.00
781    590, 592
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 10k and 40k, perforation 12 1/2, used on local Moscow cover, tied by Pushkin Exhibition "22.2.37" special marking, no backstamp, VF
75.00
782 **   597-604
1937, Architectural Projects, 3k-50k, complete set of eight, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $450
100.00
783 **   597-604
1937, Architectural Projects, 3k-50k, complete set in blocks of four, five of which with sheet margins, tiny toned spots on one stamp of 10k, post office fresh and unfolded otherwise, full OG, NH, VF
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500.00
784  602a
1937, Architectural Projects, 30k gray black, perforation 11, full OG, VLH (appears NH), VF, C.v. $100
50.00
785 **   606-09
1937, Felix Dzerzhinsky, 10k-80k, complete set in bottom left corner sheet margin blocks of four, 40k with slight thin on margin only, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
786  606 var
1937, Felix Dzerzhinsky, 10k yellow brown, vertical pair imperforated between stamps, neatly cancelled, VF
100.00
787 **   611 var
1938, Paris Exhibition, 5k red, white spot in front of denomination appears as "15", full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular printing freak
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100.00
788 **   615
1937, farm worker 4k claret, printed on paper without watermark, top sheet margin block of four, some gum waves without creasing, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
789 **   616b var
1936, factory worker 10k dark blue, horizontal imperforated gutter pair with vertical control line, nice margins all around, light fold along the gutter, minimal usual gum waves, full OG, NH, VF and rare
3000.00
790    616A
1937, worker 10k olive green, printed on paper without watermark, block of seven, used on parcel return receipt, tied by Cherkassy "9.1.38" ds, VF
150.00
791 **   622, var
1939, Vladimir Lenin, 10r indigo blue, printed on paper without watermark, side margin horizontal strip of eight, imperforated on the left, full OG, NH, VF
1000.00
792  628a
1938, North Pole Flight, 80k carmine, balanced margins imperforated single, creamy paper on the face, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
793    625-28
1938, North Pole Flight, 10k-80k, complete set of four, used on illustrated FDC addressed to England, cancelled with "25.2.38" date stamp, postmarked on arrival, VF
150.00
794 **   634 var
1938, 20th Anniversary of the Red Army, 80k black and red, small size 32.5x22.5mm, printed on ordinary paper, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
795 **   636-39
1938, First Trans-Atlantic Flight, 10k-50k, complete set in blocks of four, 40k is folded once along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
796 **   636, var
1938, First Trans-Atlantic Flight, 10k black and red, bottom sheet margin block of four (folded along horizontal perforation), watermark "1" on margin, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
300.00
797    640-42
1938, Second Trans-Atlantic Flight, 10k-50k, complete set of three, used on flown cover from Moscow to USA, cancelled "26.5.38" ds, no backstamp as normal, VF
100.00
798 **   647-58
1937-38, Coat of Arms of the USSR and Soviet Republics, complete set of 12, fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $240
100.00
799 **   647-58
1937-38, Coat of Arms of the USSR and Soviet Republics, complete set in blocks of four, seven of those with sheet margins, block of Byelorussia is folded along horizontal perforation, Kirghiz is expertly regummed, otherwise fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF appearance
300.00
800 **   666-77
1938, Views of Crimea and Caucasus, 5k-1r, complete set of 12, nice and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $400
150.00
801 **   685
1938, Stratosphere Balloon, 80k brown, three side margin block of 50 (10x5), top part of a sheet, folded twice along vertical perforation, slight usual gum wrinkles, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
802 **   696
1938, 20th Anniversary of the Youth Communist League, 50k deep rose, block of four, top left stamp with tiny yellowish spot on gum side, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
803 **   713/816
1939-40, Sanatoria, Great Personalities, Agriculture Exhibition and etc., 16 complete issues, the total is 75 stamps, minor flaws possible, nice condition overall, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $1,100
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300.00
804 **   718-20
1939, Non-Stop Flight to the Far East, 15k-60k, complete set in blocks of four, two with sheet margins, 30k has one stamp with paper wrinkle, fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
805 **   728 var
1939, Agriculture Exhibition, 30k orange, comb perforation, raster horizontal diamonds, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
1000.00
806 **   734/38 var
1939, definitive issue, 5k-60k, complete set of five with perforation L12 1/2, including two stamps of 60k with raster vertical or horizontal diamonds, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
807 **   734-36, 738 var
1939, definitive issue, 5k-60k, complete set in blocks of four, perforation L12 1/2, three blocks with sheet margins, 60k with raster vertical diamonds, 30k has several pin-point toned spots, otherwise fresh, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
808 **   735 var
1939, soldier 15k green, war-time typo printing of 1942-43, two left sheet margin blocks of four on yellowish or grayish paper, sheet positions 41-42/51-52 with extra button on top right stamps, full OG, NH, VF
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150.00
809  737, var
1943, Coat of Arms, 60k dark red, right sheet margin block of four, imperforated on the right, CTO centrally, full OG, VF
500.00
810 **/*   743 var
1939, black surcharge 30k on 4k claret, printed on watermarked "borders and rosettes" paper, five stamps representing one plate and four surcharge varieties, full OG, NH (plate variety) or LH/hinged, VF
150.00
811 **   745-48
1939, Mikhail Saltykov-Schedrin, 15k-60k, complete set in left sheet margin blocks of six (3x2), fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
812 **   757-59
1939, Mikhail Lermontov, 15k-45k, complete set in blocks of four, 30k with sheet margin but folded once along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
813 **   760-62
1939, Nikolai Chernyshevski, 15k-60k, complete set in blocks of four, 15k has perforation L12 1/2, 30k with raster vertical diamonds, 60k is slightly folded along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
814 **   763-66
1940, Anton Chekhov, 10k-30k, complete set in left sheet margin blocks of 12, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF
250.00
815 **   765 var
1940, Anton Chekhov, 20k violet, bottom sheet margin single, lower horizontal perforation strongly shifted to the design, full OG, NH (VLH on margin only), VF
100.00
816  768 var
1940, Liberation of the Western Ukraine and Byelorussia, 30k myrtle green, bottom sheet margin single, imperforated at the bottom, CTO with full OG, VF
100.00
817 **   778 var
1940, Vladimir Mayakovsky, 60k dark gray blue, comb perforation 12 1/2x12, raster vertical diamonds, tiny natural paper inclusion and minor perforation toning, collectible quality scarce stamp, full OG, NH, VF appearance
250.00
818  781 var
1940, Konstantin Timiryazev, 15k violet, top sheet margin single, imperforated at the top, neat corner cancellation, VF
150.00
819 **   784-88
1940, Physical Culture Day, 15k-1r, complete set in blocks of four, 30k has comb perforation, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
820  791 var
1940, Peter Tchaikovsky, 30k blue, bottom sheet margin single, imperforated at the bottom, corner cancellation, VF
75.00
821 **   794-810
1940, All-Union Agriculture Exhibition, 10k-60k, complete set in blocks of four, two or three blocks with typical gum wrinkles, fresh and apparently all unfolded, full original gum (several stamps with natural unevenness), NH, VF and scarce set in this sound condition
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600.00
822 **   811-16
1940, Perekop, 10k-1r, imperforated complete set in blocks of four, some with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
823 **   811A-16A
1940, Perekop, 10k-1r, perforated complete set in blocks of four, three with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
824 **   817-23
1941, Industrialization, 10k-1r, complete set in blocks of four, 20k has perforation L12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
825 **   824-31
1941, Red Army and Navy, 5k-1r, complete set in blocks of four, six of those with sheet margins, 5k and 1r with perforation L12 1/2, nice condition, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
826 **   832-35, 838-40
1941, Alexander Suvorov and Nikolai Zhukovski, two complete sets in blocks of four, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
827 **   841 var
1941, Arms of Karelian-Finnish Republic, 30k deep rose, perforation comb 12 1/2x12 instead of L12 1/2, nice stamp, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
828 **   845-49
1941, Vassily Surikov, 20k-2r, complete set in blocks of four, 30k with sheet margin on the left, nice condition, full OG, NH, VF
600.00
829 **   850 var
1941, Mikhail Lermontov, 15k slate green, comb perforation 12 1/2x12, full OG, NH, VF
75.00