Lots 548 - 553, Catalogue of Auction #72 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
548    39
1928, mixed franking cover from Ulan Bator to Harbin via Kalgan, franked by Soyombo design of 25m yellow green and black, paid for local delivery in Mongolia, upon arrival to China uprated by Peking Junk of 4c olive green, all appropriate transit and arrival markings, VF
549    69, 76
1944-45, entire wrapper for triangle letter sent from Ulan Bator to Moscow, franked on reverse by two definitive stamps, Soviet censorship marking and arrival ds, mostly VF and very scarce
550    70
1945, Sukhe Bator Monument, 50m dull blue, used on cover from Ulan Bator to Blagoveschensk, tied by violet date stamp, censored, postmarked on arrival, VF and rare commercial mailing
551 **   
1980-82, Birds, Animals, complete set of 30 stamps printed on 23k gold, each stamp is mounted on individual page, which sets in to leather cover book with gold embossing and the text "The Living Treasures of Asia",perfect condition, NH, VF and rare, Mongolian Postal Organization certificate No.1598
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552   Mi Blocks 78-83
1982, World Cup Soccer Championships in Spain, complete set of six souvenir sheets, printed on fabric, each one is placed on individual FDC, perfect condition, VF and scarce
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553  82, 132

Russian stamps used in Mongolia

1917-18, 20k blue and carmine, and imperforated 3.50r maroon and green, each one cancelled by Uliyasutai date stamp on 15.2.1917 and 28.2.1918 respectively, the first one is on piece, fresh quality, VF