Lots 882 - 1026, Catalogue of Auction #72 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
882 **   856
1941, "Be a Hero!", 30k carmine, block of four, perfectly centered and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, SC #726
100.00
883 **   859, var
1941, People's Militia, 30k blue, right sheet margin block of four, top left stamp with "straight edge" of hammer variety (position 19), full OG, NH, VF, SC #727, var
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1500.00
884  871 var
1942, Defense of Leningrad, 60k black blue, bottom sheet margin example, imperforated at the bottom, slight gum wrinkle, still full OG, LH, VF, SC #742 Pa
250.00
885 **   876 var
1942, Great Patriotic War, 45k rose red, right sheet margin horizontal pair, double perforation between stamps and imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF and rare, SC #741 Pc var
400.00
886  877 var
1943, Anti-Aircraft Battery in Action, 45k blue, bottom sheet margin single, imperforated at the bottom, lightly cancelled, VF, SC #747 Pa
100.00
887 **   896 var
1943, Maxim Gorki, 60k black blue, horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC #767 Pc
500.00
888 **/*   909-10
1944, Ivan Turgenev, 30k gray green and 60k violet, complete set in blocks of four, fresh and nice, full OG, NH or LH (two top stamps of 30k and one stamp of 60k), VF, SC #786-87
150.00
889 **   911 var
1944, Defending of Stalingrad, 30k dull brown and carmine, small size stamp 32x21.5mm, two blocks of four, distinctly different pink background, full OG, NH, VF, SC #792 II, var
150.00
890  911 var
1944, Stalingrad Battle, trial printing of 30k in dull brown and carmine with added gold color, full OG, LH, VF and very rare, SC #792 var
400.00
891 **   913, var
1944, Liberation of Leningrad, 30k slate green, block of four, top right stamp with a black spot on "P" in "CCCP" variety, full OG, NH, VF
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75.00
892 **   933 var
1944, 20th Anniversary of the death of Lenin, 45k gray black, right sheet margin horizontal pair, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF, SC #819 Pa
300.00
893 **   959 var
1944, Liberation of Leningrad, 30k slate gray, souvenir sheet of four, double impression of the text, one is albino and strongly (10mm) shifted to the top, full OG, NH, VF, SC Block 4 var
500.00
894 **/U   959 var
1944, Liberation of Leningrad, 30k slate gray, two souvenir sheets of four with significantly misplaced text, unused (size 132x110mm) and CTO on creamy paper, both with full OG, NH, VF and spectacular items
150.00
895 **   964 var
1945, Military Order of Ushakov, 1r blue on green network, block of four, imperforated horizontally between stamps and at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF and rare, guaranteed genuine, SC #859 var
500.00
896  969 var
1945, Victory at Stalingrad, 3r brown black and red, right sheet margin single, imperforated on the right, neatly cancelled, VF, guaranteed genuine, the stamp has complete background at the top right corner (a stamp from souvenir sheet has clouds at the top right), SC #872 var
150.00
897 **   977 var
1945, "Greetings to Liberators!", 60k dark red on rose colored paper variety, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp on white paper is added, SC #877 var
100.00
898 **   987 var
1945, Academy of Sciences, 30k gray blue, top right corner sheet margin block of four, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF and an attractive item, SC #884 Pb
500.00
899 **   987a
1945, Academy of Sciences, 30k gray blue, left sheet margin horizontal pair, imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF, SC #884 Pc
400.00
900  998 var
1945, Soviet Fighter "LA-7", 1r vermilion, smeared design due to break of raster background, full OG, LH, VF, a common stamp is included
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75.00
901 **   1014 var
1945, Friedrich Engels, 60k black green, bottom sheet margin single, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF, SC #917 Pb
150.00
902 **   1016 var
1945, "Home Front", Harvesting Wheat, 30k black and orange brown, top right corner margin block of four with perforation freak due to marginal foldover, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
903  1024 var
1946, Victory Medal, 60k orange brown, bottom sheet margin single, imperforated at the bottom, neat corner cancellation, VF, SC #929 Pa
75.00
904 **   1032/46 var
1946, Military Orders and Medals, 21 different items, representing color or plate varieties, the total is 45 stamps in singles, one pair and four blocks of four or six, full OG, NH, LH (1) or used (1), VF
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150.00
905 **   1066, var
1946, View of Spasski Tower, 1r brown, top sheet margin vertical pair, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH, VF, SC #987 Pa
150.00
906  1080 var
1946, 25th Anniversary of Soviet postage stamps, 15k black and red, right sheet margin single, imperforated on the right, CTO with full OG, VF, guaranteed genuine (stamp is larger, then a stamp from souvenir sheet), SC #996 var
150.00
907 **   1080a var
1947, 25th Anniversary of Soviet postage stamps, 15k black and red, souvenir sheet of four, top right stamp without territory of Western Ukraine variety, full OG, NH, VF, SC Block 6 var
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300.00
908 **   1082 var
1946, 25th Anniversary of Soviet postage stamps, 60k black and green, bottom sheet margin stamp with control marking, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF, SC #998 var
250.00
909  1097 var
1947, Nikolai Przhewalski, 60k gray brown, right sheet margin single with control marking, imperforated on the right, neatly cancelled, VF, SC #1020 Pa
100.00
910 **   1108, var
1947, Arms of Estonian Soviet Republic, 30k black violet, left sheet margin horizontal strip of three, left stamp with dots instead of horizontal diamonds in the background, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, SC #1036 Ka
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150.00
911  1117 var
1947, Arms of Turkmen Republic, 30k gray violet, top sheet margin single imperforated at the top, in addition Arms of Latvian Republic, 30k yellow brown, horizontal pair with blind perforation between stamps, both are CTO with full OG, VF, SC #1031 var, 1035 Pa
100.00
912  1132 var
1947, Jubilee of Moscow, 5k dark blue and brown, central design is significantly shifted to the bottom, pin-point natural inclusion at the bottom margin, full OG, LH, VF, SC #1073 var
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75.00
913 **   1161 var
1947, Spasski Tower, 60k red, bottom left corner margin horizontal strip of three, imperforated vertically on the left and between stamps, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1133 Pd
600.00
914 **   1166 var
1947, New Athon Sanatorium, 30k red brown, block of four, imperforated vertically, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1102 Pe
300.00
915  1168 var
1947, Kislovodsk Sanatorium, 30k bright ultra, right sheet margin horizontal pair, imperforated between stamps and on the right, full OG, previously hinged, VF, SC #1108 Pb
250.00
916  1180
1947, Reconstruction issue, Makeyevka Metallurgical Works, two imperforated trial color proofs of 1r in purple or black brown, flawless condition, no gum (removed from a presentation card), VF and scarce, SC #1121
1000.00
917 **   1189-317, C82
1948 Year, complete set of 132 stamps, all are from original printings, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SC #1134/269, C.v. $1,800 for common stamps
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2, 3, 4
750.00
918 **   1214/333
1948-49, 27 complete issues, including Shishkin, six sets of 5-year plan, Miners' Day, Sports, Abovian, Stasov, Chess Championships, Sverdlovsk (perf and imperf) and etc., the total is 78 stamps, nice quality unit, full OG, NH, mainly VF, SC #1158/287, C.v. is over $750
200.00
919 **   1217 var
1948, woman farmer 20k brown, bottom sheet margin single with control marking, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1161 Pa
150.00
920  1227 var
1948, Aleksandr Ostrovski, 30k bright green, left sheet margin single imperforated on the left, neat corner cancellation, fresh VF and scarce, SC #1168 Pb
250.00
921 **   1230-33
1948, Ivan Shishkin, 30k-1r, complete set in blocks of four, two with sheet margins, 50k slightly folded along vertical perforation, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1174-77
150.00
922  1247 var
1949, Aviation Day, right margin single with red overprint strongly shifted to the right, neatly cancelled, VF, SC #1215 var
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75.00
923 **   1265-67
1948, Horses and Dairy Farm, 30k-1r, complete set in blocks of four, nice quality unit, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1194-96
150.00
924 **   1306
1948, Coat of Arms, 40k red, original printing, top right corner sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1233 I
150.00
925 **   1306 var
1948, Coat of Arms, 40k red, original printing, right sheet margin vertical pair, double vertical and partly doubled horizontal perforation variety, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1233 I var
100.00
926 **   1318/428, C83-90
1949 Year, complete set of 116 stamps, all are from original printings, no souvenir sheets and definitive issue #1343-47, nice quality unit, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SC #1260/392, C.v. $1,650
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2, 3, 4
750.00
927 **   1325, var
1949, 70th Birthday of Josef Stalin, 40k multicolored, two souvenir sheets of four, printed on close to white or pale creamy paper, fresh quality, just mention small spot of gum skip on each sheet, full OG, NH, VF, SC Block 14, Vb
250.00
928 **/(*)   1327a, imp
1949, Lenin Mausoleum, 1r brownish red and gray black, perforated and imperforated souvenir sheets of four, approximate size 177x130mm, first one has full OG with minimal usual wrinkles, NH; imperforated one is unused, expertly regummed, both sheets have VF appearance, SC Blocks 11-12
750.00
929 **   1333
1949, 31st Anniversary of the Soviet Army, 40k rose carmine, left sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1287
60.00
930 **   1346, var
1949, Scientist, 30k brown, original printing, top left corner margin block of ten (2x5), double comb perforation on the left variety, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple, SC #1296 I, var
200.00
931 **   1352-54
1949, Aleksandr Popov, 40k-1r, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1302-04
75.00
932 **   1359-63
1949, Alexander Pushkin, 25k-2r, complete set in blocks of four, nice quality, block of 40k is slightly folded once along vertical perforation, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1307-11
150.00
933 **   1364-65
1949, "Red Sormovo" Machine and Boat Works, 40k slate blue and 1r red brown, complete set in right sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1316-17
150.00
934 **   1366-75
1949, Soviet Sanatoria, complete set in blocks of six (3x2), some with sheet margins, all are from original printings, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1332-41
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100.00
935  1379 var
1949, Sports issue, Bicycling, 40k red brown, raster vertical diamonds, reprint of 1956, full OG, previously hinged, VF, SC #1322(2)
100.00
936  1380 var
1949, Sports issue, Soccer, 40k green, raster vertical diamonds, reprint of 1956, full OG, LH, VF, trader's hs on reverse, SC #1321(2)
100.00
937  1382 var
1949, Sports issue, Parachuting, 1r carmine rose, raster square, top sheet margin single imperforated at the top, short one tip of perforation at the bottom, CTO with full OG, VF, SC #1324 Pa
150.00
938 **   1388-89
1949, Aleksandr Radishchev, 40k blue green and 1r gray black, complete set in blocks of four, flawless quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1330-31
150.00
939 **   1418 var
1949, Sports, the second issue, Weight Lifter, 1r red, raster square, original printing, right sheet margin single, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1375 Pb
200.00
940 **   SC #1382 Pa
1949-50, Coat of Arms, 40k red, typo printing, left sheet margin single imperforated on the left, full OG, NH (trace of hinge on margin away from the stamp), VF and scarce
1200.00
941 **   1440 var
1950, Turkmen Soviet Republic, 50k green, raster square, right sheet margin example, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1408 Pa
150.00
942 **   1445-46
1950, Pioneer Pavlik Morozov, 40k and 1r, complete set in blocks of four, nice and unfolded, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1413-14
100.00
943 **   1452 var
1950, Biological Museum in Moscow, 40k multicolored, central vignette is significantly shifted to the right, left sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular multiple, SC #1420 var
350.00
944 **   1462-63
1950, 5th Anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War, 40k and 1r, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1438-39
150.00
945 **   1474-76
1950, Azerbaijan Soviet Republic, 25k-1r, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1440-42
80.00
946 **   1491-96
1950, Latvian Soviet Republic, 25k-2r, complete set in blocks of four, unfolded and nice, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1449-54
250.00
947 **   1497-99
1950, Lithuanian Soviet Republic, 25k-1r, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1459-61
100.00
948 **   1500-03
1950, Estonian Soviet Republic 25k-1r, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1455-58
100.00
949 **   1508-09
1950, Antarctic Expedition, 40k carmine and 1r purple, printed on light blue paper, complete set in blocks of four, first one with top sheet margin, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1476-77
200.00
950 **   1529-30, 1659a
1950-52, Ivan Aivazovsky and Moscow Subway, three se-tenant strips, last ones are original and reprint, one is slightly folded between stamps, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1497-98, 1624-27 (1) and (2)
75.00
951 **   1537-611
1951 Year, complete set of 75, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1505-79, C.v. $1,625
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700.00
952 **   1568-83
1951, Russian Scientists, complete set of 16, all are from original printings, bottom sheet margin blocks of four, nice quality unit, full OG, NH, VF and scarce set of multiples, SC #1540-55
750.00
953 **   1598-602
1951, Development of Communism, 20k-1r, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, nice and unfolded, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiples, SC #1566-70
1000.00
954 **   1622-23
1952, Sergo Ordzhonikidze, 40k green on rose and 1r black on gray blue, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1590-91
75.00
955 **   1626 var
1952, Stalin Constitution, 40k red, brown on pale gray paper, "i" without accent in word "Stalinskoi" full OG, NH, VF and scarce, SC #1595 var
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350.00
956 **   1667 var
1953, Volga - Don Canal, 40k multicolored, red stripe at the bottom is dented on the left variety, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1636 var
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100.00
957 **   1693 var
1954, Valery Chkalov, 1r gray, violet blue and black brown, comb perforation 12 1/2x12, top sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1661A
150.00
958 **   1709, var
1954, 300th Anniversary of the Russian-Ukrainian Union, red overprint on 2r green, bottom sheet margin block of four, top right stamp with "Ooccoedinenie" variety (position 37), full OG, NH, VF, SC #1668, var
100.00
959  1709 var
1954, 300th Anniversary of the Russian-Ukrainian Union, red overprint on 2r green, left sheet margin single, imperforated on the left with straight edge on the right, marginal crease far away from the stamp, CTO with full OG, VF and unrecorded error, SC #1668 var
150.00
960 **   1723 var
1954, Mikhail Glinka, 40k deep claret, pink and black, left sheet margin example, imperforated on the left, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1689 Pb
250.00
961 **   1743, var
1954, Joseph Stalin, 40k rose brown, top and bottom sheet margin vertical strip of five, imperforated between first and second stamps, full OG, NH, VF and rare, SC #1711 Pa
1000.00
962 **   1746-88, C91-96
1955 Year, complete set of 48 stamps and nine souvenir sheets, including North Pole sheet of 1958, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1715-62, Block 29, C.v. $470
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2, 3, 4, 5
150.00
963 **   1868 var
1956, Chicken Farm, 10k multicolored, "red hen" variety (position 8), full OG, NH, VF, SC #1848 var
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75.00
964 **   1902 var
1957, Vissarion Belinsky, 40k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, top sheet margin single, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1883A
750.00
965 **   1905-2027
1957 Year, complete set of 129 stamps and three souvenir sheets (no imperforated set of Youth Festival), full OG, NH, VF, SC #1880/2026, C.v. $285
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2, 3, 4, 5
100.00
966 **   1916 var
1957, Gray Partridge, 10k multicolored, green color omitted variety, top left corner margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, SC #1906 Ta, N. Mandrovski certificate
500.00
967  1926 var
1957, Bone Carver, 40k ultra, buff and gray, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, in addition a spot of broken background variety, CTO with full OG, VF, SC #1917A
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200.00
968 **   1940 var
1957, Youth Festival, 1r multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, bottom sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1899A
200.00
969 **   1979 var
1957, International Philatelic Exhibition in Moscow, 40k blue, white spot over "c" and "k" in "Filatelisticheskaia" variety, full OG, NH, VF
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75.00
970  1995, var
1957, Sikhote Alin Meteor, 40k multicolored, double perforation L12 1/2, top sheet margin vertical pair, omitted one line of perforation between stamps, CTO with full OG, VF, SC #2002 Pb
100.00
971  1995, var
1957, Sikhote Alin Meteor, 40k multicolored, double perforation L12 1/2, top left corner margin block of 12, missing one line of perforation between first and second horizontal rows, nice quality, CTO with full OG, VF and scarce multiple
2000.00
972 **   2003, var
1957, 40th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 40k multicolored, block of four, bottom right stamp with a white spot on "k" variety (position 47), full OG, NH, VF, SC #1970, var
100.00
973 **   2021, var
1957, First "Sputnik", black overprint on K. Tsiolkovski stamp of 40k blue and brown, top right corner margin vertical pair, upper stamp with white spot ("extra planet") in front of "1957" variety, full OG, NH, VF, SC #2011, var
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100.00
974 **   2049 var
1958, 13th Congress of the Youth Communist League, 40k violet on pinkish paper, right sheet margin single, imperforated on the right, tiny gum wrinkle at the bottom, nice quality otherwise, full OG, NH, VF, SC #2045 Pb
250.00
975 **   2059 var
1958, Jan A. Komensky, 40k green, right sheet margin single, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH (VLH on margin far away from the stamp), VF, SC #2051 Pb
300.00
976 **   2065 var
1958, Women's Federation Congress, 60k ultra and black, double impression of black color, top left corner sheet margin horizontal strip of three, right stamp with extra stroke in Arabic inscription variety (position 3), full OG, NH, VF, SC #2062 Ta, var
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100.00
977 **   2080a var
1958, 5th International Congress of Architects, 40k and 60k, souvenir sheet of two, brown color shifted to the top variety, full OG, NH, VF, a common sheet is included for comparison, SC Block 28 var
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100.00
978 **   SC #1542, 1881 fn
1958, VIII Mendeleev Congress, dark blue overprint on Butlerov (1951) and red overprint on Mendeleev (1957) stamps, unissued complete set of two, full OG, NH, VF
1500.00
979 **   SC #1542, 1881 fn
1958, VIII Mendeleev Congress, dark blue overprint on Butlerov (1951) and red overprint on Mendeleev (1957) stamps, unissued complete set in blocks of four, the last one with top sheet margin, perfect condition, full OG, NH,VF and scarce multiples
6000.00
980 **   SC #2161 fn
1958, Voroshilovgrad Locomotive Plant, 40k dark brown and buff, unissued stamp due to political reasons, top left corner margin block of four with two blank labels at the top, full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular multiple
2000.00
981 **   SC #2183 var
1958, Coat of Arms, 40k bright red, intaglio (offset) printing, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, block of four, slightly uneven full original gum, NH, VF and unique multiple, ex-Markhasin, this block illustrated in the Pevzner Monograph (#1388)
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18000.00
982 **   2158-471, C98
1959-60 Years, complete sets, the total is 252 stamps and two souvenir sheets, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SC #2184-424++, C.v. $310
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2, 3, 4
100.00
983 **   2166 var
1959, Charles Darwin, 40k blue and brown, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, full OG, NH, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate, SC #2189A
900.00
984 **   2170, var
1959, Victory of the Soviet Basketball Team, red overprint on 1r red brown, brown and black, left sheet margin horizontal pair, right stamp with "Ch" under "k" variety, full OG, NH, VF, SC #2193 I
750.00
985 **   2170, var
1959, Victory of the Soviet Basketball Team, red overprint on 1r red brown, brown and black, top right corner margin block of 12 (4x3), varieties at the top row - second stamp from the left with a spot over "g", right stamp with Ch" under "o" and "m", full OG, NH, VF, SC #2193 Ka, var
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150.00
986 **   SC #1542, 1881 fn(2)
1959, VIII Mendeleev Congress, black overprint on Butlerov (1951) and red overprint on Mendeleev (1957) stamps, unissued complete set of two, full OG, NH, VF
2000.00
987 **   SC #1542, 1881 fn (2)
1959, VIII Mendeleev Congress, black overprint on Butlerov (1951) and red overprint on Mendeleev (1957) stamps, unissued complete set in blocks of four, the last one with top right corner sheet margin, excellent quality, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiples
8000.00
988 **   2338 var
1961, Abkhazian Autonomous Republic, 4k vermilion, top sheet margin single, imperforated at the top, perfect quality item, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, SC #2491 Pa
800.00
989    2446 var
1961, Sculpture "Worker and Collective Farmer", 10k orange, horizontal strip of three with completely misplaced perforation, used on registered cover from Glubokaya (Chernivtsi Obl.) to Bucharest, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, cover is defected during delivery, stamps are not affected, still fine and very scarce usage
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100.00
990 **   2456-57 var
1961, Launching of the "Venus 1" Space Probe, 6k and 10k, complete set of two, both with perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 11 1/2, sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF and unique set of blocks (the only block is known for 6k and two blocks for 10k value), SC #2464A-65A
18000.00
991 **   2462, var
1961, Patrice Lumumba University of the Friendship, red surcharge 4k on 40k red brown, five blocks of four representing different text of surcharge varieties, full OG, NH, VF and nice specialized lot, SC #2476, var
300.00
992 **   2462, var
1961, Patrice Lumumba University, red surcharge 4k on 40k red brown, top left stamp with "1" under "m" variety, in addition this block contains three different types of surcharge line shifts, full OG, NH, VF, SC #2476 var
300.00
993 **   2578 var
1962, Anniversary of the Yury Gagarin Space Flight, 10k multicolored, complete set of two, both with perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 11x11 1/2, full OG, NH, VF, each stamp with individual N. Mandrovski certificate, SC #2585A-86A
1500.00
994 **   2676 var
1962, 30th Soviet Chess Championships, 4k orange yellow and black, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, genuineness is guaranteed, SC #2693A
1500.00
995 **   2926 fn
1964, Tokyo Olympic Games, 1r green, red and gold, souvenir sheet numbered at the bottom "002799", full OG, NH, VF, SC Block 36
100.00
996 ** W  2926 fn
1964, Tokyo Olympic Games, 1r green, red and gold, wholesale lot of five souvenir sheets, numbered at the bottom with "003169", "015118", "015377", "025043" and "030679" full OG, NH, VF
500.00
997 **   3016 var
1965, First Man in Space, 1r multicolored, souvenir sheet of one, enlarged vertically size 143x62mm, printed on creamy paper, full OG, NH, VF, a common sheet on white paper with appropriate size is added for comparison, SC Block 41 var
75.00
998 **   3022-23, var
1965, Cosmonauts' Day, complete set of two, printed on aluminum foil, top left corner sheet margin blocks of four, upper stamps of both blocks are enlarged due to shift of horizontal perforation at the top, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
999  3024 var
1965, 95th Anniversary of the birth of Lenin, 10k tan and indigo, left sheet margin single, imperforated on the left, CTO with full OG, in addition the same stamp imperforated at the top (probably cut from shift of perforation), the last one full OG, NH, both are VF
600.00
1000 **   3038 var
1965, 20th Anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War, 16k lilac rose and gold, printed on ordinary paper (chalk coating is on gum side), full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison, SC #3115A var
150.00
1001 **   3093
1965, Democratic Women's Federation, 6k bluish green and orange brown, enlarged design, unissued stamp with inscription "Vsemirnoi" instead of "Mezhdunarodnoi", perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, SC #3160
2500.00
1002 **   3113 var
1965, 48th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 10k gray and vermilion, souvenir sheet of one, straight line at the top edge as a break of the background, full OG, NH, VF, a common souvenir sheet is included, SC Block 44 var
100.00
1003 **   3146, 3208 var
1965-66, 150th Anniversary of the birth of P. A. Fedotov, 16k red and dark blue, and Tchaikovsky Contest, 6k yellow, red and black, sheet margin vertical and horizontal pairs respectively, each item has blind perforation between stamp and margin, full OG, NH, VF and interesting errors, SC #3220, 3278 var
100.00
1004  3194 var
1966, Cosmonauts' Day, 12k multicolored, horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, fresh condition, lightly CTO with full OG, VF and very scarce, SC #3257 var
1000.00
1005 **   3259 var
1966, Young Communists, 3k lilac, litho printing, block of four with vertical and horizontal perforation significantly misplaced, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
1006 **   3260 var
1966, Coat of Arms and Soviet Emblem, 4k bright red, litho printing, top sheet margin block of four with neighbor stamps on the left, perforation freak showing double vertical and horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF and an interesting item
100.00
1007 **   3397 var
1967, 50th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 1r brownish red and gray blue, souvenir sheet of one, double offset of red color on reverse, full OG, NH, VF and attractive
100.00
1008  3420 var
1967, "Seascape" by Ivan Aivazovsky, 4k multicolored, bottom sheet margin single, imperforated at the bottom, CTO with full OG, VF, SC #3496 Pa
200.00
1009 **   3424 var
1967, "Alexander Nevsky" by P. D. Korin, 6k multicolored, side sheet margin horizontal strip of five, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF, SC #3498 Pc
250.00
1010  3424
1967, "Alexander Nevsky" by P. D. Korin, horizontal imperforated pair stage proofs of 6k in black color only, in addition the similar single proof in black and yellow colors, printed on soft thinned paper, no gum as produced, NH, VF, scarce items from the Postal Archives
150.00
1011  3480 var
1968, Communications and Mail Delivery, 50k dark violet blue, engraved printing, bottom sheet margin single, imperforated at the bottom, first day (20.06.68) cancellation, full OG, VF, SC #3554 var
350.00
1012  3612
1969, Victory in the Ice-Hockey Championships, red trial overprint "1969 g." over black overprint of 1963 on ice-hockey stamp of 6k greenish blue and lilac, full OG, NH, VF, an issued stamp is added for comparison, SC #3689
500.00
1013 **   3660 var
1969, 52nd Anniversary of the October Revolution, 50k red, gold and pink, souvenir sheet of enlarged format, size 106x70mm instead of 99x61mm, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, a common sheet is added for comparison, N. Mandrovski certificate, SC Block 61 var
100.00
1014 **   3662-63 var
1969, Paintings by Ivan Bilibin, 4k and 10k, left sheet margin horizontal se-tenant pair, imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF, SC #3738-39 var
300.00
1015 **   3665-66 var
1969, Paintings by Ivan Bilibin, 20k and 50k, horizontal se-tenant pair, imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF, SC #3741-42 var
300.00
1016  3670
1969, Soviet Emblem and Star, perforated proof of coil stamp 4k in carmine rose (issued color), block of six (2x3), originated from a trial sheet of 25 (common stamp was issued in rolls of 100), full OG, NH, VF and rare multiple, SC #3749
1000.00
1017  3824 var
1971, 2500th Anniversary of Feodosiya, 10k dark red, gray and yellow, right sheet margin example, imperforated on the right, CTO with full OG, LH, VF and scarce, SC #3896 Pa
500.00
1018 **   4071 var
1973, Cosmonauts' Day, "Lunokhod 2", 6k multicolored, top sheet margin single with missing part of the design, paper wrinkle as the reason for this freak, full OG, NH, VF
75.00
1019 **   4484 var
1976, Palekh Paintings, 14k multicolored, gold color (ornament and denomination) is inverted, bottom right corner sheet margin vertical pair, lower stamp without denomination, full OG, NH, VF and rare major error, only one sheet of 25 stamps has been discovered
2000.00
1020 **   4598 var
1977, Sculpture "Worker and Collective Farmer", 3k brick red, complete sheet of 100 with misplaced vertical and horizontal perforation, additionally doubled on the right, folded once, perfect quality otherwise, full OG, NH,VF and a spectacular item, SC #4681 var
750.00
1021  4662 var
1978, 108th Anniversary of the birth of Lenin, 50k multicolored, souvenir sheet without lacquered coating, CTO with full OG, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate, SC #4770 var
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100.00
1022 **   4817 var
1980, 15th Anniversary of the First Man walking in Space, 50k multicolored, souvenir sheet of one, gold color (denomination and text) significantly shifted to the right, full OG, NH, VF, a common sheet is enclosed for comparison, SC Block 148 var
100.00
1023  4842 var
1980, Black Sable, 15k multicolored, bottom left corner sheet margin block of four, vertical perforation is strongly misplaced, resulting in stamp denomination at the bottom right, folded along vertical perforation between stamps, fresh condition, CTO with full OG, VF
200.00
1024 **   5153a imp

Imperforated Complete Sheet of Eight

1983, Valentina Tereshkova - First Woman in Space, 20th Anniversary of the Flight, 10k multicolored, complete miniature sheet of eight with illustrated margins and extra edge at the top, nice quality with just minimal violet offset on the back, full OG, NH, VF, great modern rarity
50000.00
1025  5184 var
1983, Paintings by J. Khrutski, 4k multicolored, dark blue frame, yellow brown inscription are shifted to the left, top right corner sheet margin block of four, CTO with full OG, VF
300.00
1026 **   5939, var
1990, Nobel Prize Laureats, Boris Pasternak, 15k black, block of nine, "broken head" variety is in the middle, full OG, NH, VF, SC #6192, var
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100.00