Lots 844 - 869, Catalogue of Auction #71 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
844 **   C1
1922, red Airplane overprint on 45r green and black, vertical gutter pair, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, SC #64Gp
250.00
845  C8a
1924, "Fokker 111", inverted black surcharge 15k on 1r red brown, full OG, previously hinged, VF, expertized by Z. Mikulski, P. Buchsbayew certificate (2007), SC #61Ta
500.00
846  C11 var
1927, International Air Post Congress, 15k red and olive green, broken airplane right wing variety, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF and scarce, SC #186 var
100.00
847 **   C12b-13b
1930, Zeppelin issue, imperforated complete set of two, 40k with top margin, 80k with balanced margins all around, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, both with Soviet Philatelic guarantees, in addition 80k with N. Mandrovski certificate, SC #0256-57
1500.00
848 **   C15-19
1931, Airships, 10k-1r, imperforated complete set in vertical or horizontal pairs, flawless quality unit, full OG, NH, VF, SC #266-70
300.00
849  C25a
1932, Airship over the Dnieper Dam, 15k gray black, perforation 10 1/2, nice and fresh single, usual centering, full OG, LH, F/VF, SC #301B
750.00
850 **   C26-29
1931, Ice-Breaker "Malygin", 30k-2r, imperforated complete set in vertical pairs, three of which with sheet margins, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, SC #286-89
250.00
851  C32 var
1931, Ice-Breaker "Malygin", 1r black, comb perforation 12x12 1/2, "hole" in the dirigible variety (position 19), full OG, LH, VF
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150.00
852 **   C37-39
1933, "Stratostat USSR 1", 5k-20k, complete set in blocks of four, 5k and 20k slightly folded along horizontal perforation, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC #341-43
1200.00
853  C42 var
1934, Civil Aviation, 20k carmine, printed on watermarked paper, perforation 14x10x14x14, top right corner margin single with a part of edge missing, CTO with full OG, VF and rare, SC #357 var
2000.00
854  C42
1934, Civil Aviation, imperforated trial color proof of 20k in ultra, right margin single printed on watermarked paper, full OG, previously hinged, VF, expertized by Z. Mikulski
750.00
855  C45 var
1934, Civil Aviation, 5k blue, printed on paper without watermark, right sheet margin horizontal strip of three, partly imperforated between stamps due to perforation break, CTO with full OG, VF and a spectacular item
250.00
856  C46a
1934, Civil Aviation, 10k green, left sheet margin horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, previously hinged, VF, expertized by Z. Mikulski, SC #351 Pc
800.00
857  C50a
1934, Stratosphere Disaster, I. Usyskin, 5k brown lilac, perforation 14, two singles with vertical and horizontal positions of watermark "borders and rosettes", full OG, previously hinged or unused, no gum, VF, SC #373A, w
100.00
858  C58-67
1935, Chelyuskin Rescue, 1k-50k, complete set of ten, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, SC #392-401
400.00
859 **   C68
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10r dark brown, missing leg of Cyrillic "p" in "Francisco" variety (position 2), perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, SC #420
600.00
860  C68
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10r dark brown, surcharge from position 18, full OG, LH, VF, APEX certificate
250.00
861 **   C74, var
1937, Airplane "Maxim Gorki", 80k violet blue and brown, bottom right corner margin block of four, watermark "1" at the bottom, two lower stamps with tiny spot of gum loss, mentioned for accuracy, perfect condition, full OG,NH, VF and scarce
400.00
862 **   C75a
1937, Aviation Exhibition, 1r black, brown and buff, souvenir sheet of four, small spot of slightly uneven gum at the bottom, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC #BL3
150.00
863  C75a
1937, Aviation Exhibition, 1r black, brown and buff, souvenir sheet of four, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $200
75.00
864 **   C92 var
1955, Airplane over Mountains, 2r black and green, comb perforation, right sheet margin horizontal strip of four, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1714Pa
200.00
865 **   C94 var
1955, Airplane over the Globe, 2r deep blue, double (ghost) impression, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison
100.00
866 **   C95-96, var
1955, "North Pole - Moscow" Flight, red overprint on 1r and 2r, complete set in blocks of four, top right stamps has no dash in overprint, top left ones with wide space between "Sev." and "Polius" varieties, full OG, NH, VF
500.00
867    265-68, C6-8

Pioneer Flight Covers

June 1, 1926, pioneer flight registered cover from Moscow to Paris, franked by Lenin Mourning issue, imperforated complete set of four and three surcharged values of the "Fokker 111" issue, boxed confirmation marking in red and Paris arrival ds on reverse, mostly VF
100.00
868    C34-35
August 28, 1932, Franz Josef Land - Arkhangelsk First Flight postcard and cover, addressed to Moscow, franked by International Polar Year of 50k carmine and 1r green respectively, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, mostly VF
150.00
869    C26-29

Zeppelin Flight

July 25-27, 1931, Zeppelin North Pole Flight registered postcard and cover, franked altogether by ice-breaker "Malygin" imperforated complete set of four, cancelled with Leningrad special marking, red and violet flight cachet, ice-breaker "27.VII.31" drop ds, mostly VF, Sieger #120Ba, Bb
150.00