Lots 1046 - 1059, Catalogue of Auction #72 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
1046  B1
1905, Russo-Japanese War Charity issue, 3k+1k red, brown and green, eight stamps, each one bearing a single letter forming word "Obrazets", all with perforation 11 1/2, except the last one - 13 1/2, full OG, previously hinged or unused, no gum (1), F/VF, SC #83
1047 **   B5 var
1914, World War I Charity issue, Ilya Muromets, 1k+1k red and dark green, printed on straw paper, three bottom sheet margin blocks of four, perforation 12 1/2 or 13 1/2 (2), control number "1" or "2" on margin, full OG, NH, VF, SC #126
1048  B11 var
1915, World War I Charity issue, 7k+1k brown and green on white paper, dark blue overprint on stamp with "wry smile" variety, full OG, NH, VF, SC #132 var
1049 **/*   B21-22, B23, var
1922, "Famine Relief" issue, seven items - four singles, one pair, blocks of four and nine, representing eight different surcharge varieties, arranged on two stockcards, full OG, NH or LH (2), VF, SC #23, 25, 27 var
1050 **   B26, var
1922, "Philately for the Children", black overprint on 3k red, block of four, positions 11-12/16-17, narrow "8" at the top left, broken dash in front of "8" at the bottom left, full OG, NH, VF, SC #51 var
1051  B39a var
1923, "Philately for the Labor", inverted gold surcharge 1r+1r on 10r brown and black, printed on thin paper, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce, SC #96a Tb
1052  B40b
1923, "Philately for the Labor", bronze inverted surcharge 2r+2r on 250r violet, printed on ordinary paper, full OG, VLH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, SC #97 Tb
1053 **/*   B43-47, var
1924, Leningrad Flood issue, 61 stamps in singles or blocks on ordinary, thin or chalk-surfaced (2) paper, numerous offsets of surcharge on reverse and other varieties of surcharge, color shades or plate errors of basic stamps, fresh quality, full OG, NH or LH/hinged, VF, SC #63-67, var
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1054  B44a
1924, Leningrad Flood issue, inverted black surcharge 7k+20k on 200r brown, fresh quality, full OG, VLH, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate, SC #64 Ta
1055  B45a
1924, Leningrad Flood issue, black surcharge 14k+30k on 300r green, printed on thin paper, nice and very fresh, full OG, very light trace of hinge, VF, SC #66PP
1056 **   B47a, var
1924, Leningrad Flood issue, black surcharge 20k+50k on 1000r carmine, printed on thick ("cotton") paper, top sheet margin horizontal pair, right stamp with "Groletariatu" variety, full OG, NH, VF, SC #67CP Kc
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1057 **   B52-53
1927, Child Welfare, 8+2k yellow green and 18+2k carmine, complete set in blocks of four, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC #159-60
1058  B61
1976, Moscow Olympic Games, Aerial View of Moscow Kremlin, perforated proof of souvenir sheet, containing one stamp of 60k+30k in maroon and gray black without gold color, mounted on thin card, nice quality, VF, only handful such proofs exist, a common sheet in dark red, gray black and gold is included, V. Liapine certificate, SC Block 120
1059 **   B180 imp

The Only Recorded Imperforated Souvenir Sheet

1991, Butterflies and Flowers, 20k+10k multicolored, imperforated souvenir sheet, perfect quality in every respect, full OG, NH, VF, a modern rarity, SC Block 220 imp