Lots 719 - 751, Catalogue of Auction #72 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
719 **   149, var
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 35k ultra, top sheet margin block of four, bottom right stamp with retouch of background between "sun" and "hand" variety (position 18 in a part of drawing), full OG, NH, VF and an interesting major error, SC #1, var
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200.00
720 **   149a
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 35k ultra, horizontal imperforated pair, nice margins all around, full OG, NH (very light 1mm trace of hinge at the top margin), VF, SC #1 Pa
500.00
721 **   181, b, var
1921, 100r orange, seven blocks of four on ordinary and six blocks of four on thin paper, all different shades, including two blocks printed by worn plates, full OG, NH (one block has two LH stamps), VF, SC #8 a/f, 8 PP a/e
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100.00
722 **   181c
1921, 100r orange, enlarged margin single with double impression, printed on thin paper, full OG, NH, VF, SC #8 PP Ta
100.00
723 **   183a
1921, 250r violet, printed on ordinary paper, horizontal gutter tete-beche block of eight, right part is inverted, full OG, NH, VF, SC #10 Tg
50.00
724  183
1921, trial printing of 250r in violet, produced from worn plate on very thick gray rough paper, fresh, no gum as issued, light trace of hinge, VF and scarce
150.00
725 **   183, 201 var
1921-22, 29 mint stamps on ordinary, thin or chalky paper of 250r violet, representing 12 basic values, including three different tete-beche pairs, stamp with double impression, offset on reverse; as well as 17 stamps of250r bearing surcharge 7500r, ...
150.00
726 **   186c var
1921, 1000r carmine, printed on thin paper, horizontal pair with inverted and shifted offset on gum side, full OG, NH, VF, SC #13 PP Tc var
75.00
727 **   188-90, var
1921, 4th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 100r-1000r, seven block of four, six or nine, representing different plate varieties, full OG, NH, VF, SC #14-17, var
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150.00
728  
1921, "Liberated Proletarian", essay of unissued design of 100r in dark olive, nice margins imperforated single, no gum as produced, NH, VF
300.00
729  192b
1922, double black surcharge 5000r on 2r red brown, slight usual gum crease, full OG, LH, VF, SC #35 Tb
60.00
730 **   196a
1922, inverted red surcharge 5000r on 1r orange, printed on ordinary paper, full OG, NH, VF, SC #28 Ta
100.00
731  200a
1922, inverted red surcharge 10,000r on 40r slate, basic stamp is small size, full OG, previously hinged, VF, SC #32 Ta
75.00
732 **   200a var
1922, inverted red surcharge with transposed lines of 10,000r on 40r slate, left sheet margin single of small size, full OG, NH, VF, SC #32 Ta var
100.00
733 **   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
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150.00
734 **   201b var
1922, 250r violet, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, omitted large part of the design and diagonal black typo surcharge of 7500r (only "rub" remained), gum wrinkle, still full OG, NH, VF and an attractive item
100.00
735 **   201e
1922, blue black litho surcharge 7500r on 250r violet, printed on ordinary paper, full OG, NH, VF, SC #46
150.00
736 **   201a
1922, blue black litho surcharge 7500r on 250r violet, vertical gutter block of four printed on ordinary paper, slightly folded between stamps, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare, only a few gutter blocks of this stamp survived, N. Mandrovski certificate, SC #46
2000.00
737 **   203, 205-06
1922, 7500r blue on watermarked "horizontal diamonds" or unwatermarked paper and 22,500r violet, three horizontal gutter blocks of eight, full OG, NH, VF, SC #41 I, 42, 44
100.00
738  204
1922, 10,000r light blue, printed on watermarked "vertical diamonds" paper, letter "A" as a part of overprint "Obrazets", full OG, LH, VF
200.00
739    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
740  210a
1922, inverted black diagonal surcharge 100,000r on 250r violet, printed on ordinary paper, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, SC #54 Ta
100.00
741 **   210d
1922, inverted black diagonal surcharge 100,000r on 250r violet, printed on thin paper, full OG, NH, VF, SC #54 PP Ta
150.00
742 **   212, var
1922, 5th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 10r brown and black, block of eight (2x4), right stamp of the second row with two strokes on proletarian's back variety (position 8 in very small part of drawing), full OG, NH, VF
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100.00
743 **   223 var
1922-23, litho "Star" surcharge 5r on 20k blue and red, imperforated vertical gutter block of four, full OG, NH, VF, SC #081A
500.00
744    181/233
1923, registered cover from Taganrog to Constantinople, franked by 34 various stamps of different issues, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, mostly VF and an attractive item
100.00
745  240a
1923, peasant 5r blue, double impression, full OG, previously hinged, VF, SC #102 Ta
75.00
746 **   241e
1923, soldier 10r greenish gray, double impression, full OG, NH, VF, SC #103 Ta
100.00
747 **   238-41A
1923, perforated definitive issue, 3r-20r, eight three-side margin gutter blocks of 20 (10x2), various control numbers and marginal inscriptions, couple blocks with slight toning on margins only, fresh quality, full OG, NH,VF, SC #100-04
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2, 3, 4
150.00
748 */U   

RSFSR issues Collections
Collection on Pages

1918-23, about 140 mostly mint stamps, representing postage and semi-postal issues, several surcharge varieties, Rostov-on-Don genuine set, as well as reference material, nice quality overall, full/large part of OG or used, F/VF, C.v. is over $2,000
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
150.00
749  

Used Collection in Brown Orange Stockbook

1918-23, over 500 stamps in singles, pairs and multiples, representing Imperial stamps used in Soviet period, RSFSR definitive issues, further surcharges, "Star"surcharges and postal fiscals, nice variety of cancellations, mainly F/VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
150.00
750 **   SC #PP1

Private issue of the German-Baltic Committee in Petrograd

1918, 1r multicolored, Committee seals in red and violet, nice margins all around, large part of OG with some spots of missing gum as always, NH, VF
250.00
751  AR6, var

Postal Fiscal stamps

1918, Saving stamps, 50k brown on pale brown background, two stamps with vertical and horizontal positions of watermark, cancelled on separate pieces, the last one with two other postal fiscal stamps, fresh, VF, SC #SS6, A
100.00