Lots 983 - 1014, Catalogue of Auction #73 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
983 **   B1-4, var
1904, Russo-Japanese War Postal Charity issue, 3k-10k, complete set of four with comb perforation 12x12 1/2, 7k and 10k with perforation L13 1/2 and 3k with perforation L11 1/2, nice quality unit, full OG, NH, VF, SC #83-86, A, B
100.00
984  B2-4 var
1904, Russo-Japanese War Postal Charity issue, five horizontal strips of eight with comb perforation 12x12 1/2, most with sheet margins, each one overprinted "Obrazets", 5k, 7k and 10k with large (7.2mm)letters; 5k and 7k with small (6.7mm) letters, several folds and minor separation, great quality for this difficult issue, full OG, NH or LH, VF and scarce group
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1500.00
985  B1a/4a
1904, Russo-Japanese War Postal Charity issue, two complete sets in horizontal strips of eight with perforation L13 1/4, most with sheet margins, each one overprinted "Obrazets", 3k, 7k and 10k with large(7.2mm)letters; 3k and 10k with small (6.7mm) letters, several folds and insignificant separation, nice quality, full OG, NH or LH, VF and rare assemblage
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1500.00
986  B1b
1904, Russo-Japanese War Postal Charity issue, 3k brown, rose and yellow green, two horizontal strips of eight with perforation L11 1/2, both with sheet margins, each one overprinted "Obrazets", with large(7.2mm) or small (6.7mm) letters, several usual folds, full OG, NH or LH, VF
600.00
987 **   B5a
1914, World War I Postal Charity issue, 1+1k red and green on straw paper, perforation 12 1/2, right sheet margin single, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF, SC #126A Pd
150.00
988  B5 var
1914, World War I Postal Charity issue, 1+1k red and green on straw paper, perforation 12 1/2, bottom right corner sheet margin example, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, LH, VF, SC #126A Pb
100.00
989    B5-8
1915, World War I Postal Charity issue, 1k-10k, complete set of four printed on colored paper, used on registered cover from Petrograd to Switzerland, Russian oval censorship marking and arrival ds on reverse, VF
75.00
990  B6/12
1914-15, World War I Postal Charity issue, six stamps overprinted "Obrazets" (Specimen) in black or dark blue, mainly full OG, hinged, F/VF
50.00
991  B9-12, var

Collection of the World War I Postal Charity Second issue

1915, 46 mint stamps and eight Specimen overprints, representing various perforation, "broken lance" varieties and etc., meticulous describing on exhibition style pages, occasional flaws possible, generally nice unit, full OG, some NH, but mainly LH/hinged, F/VF
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100.00
992 **   B10 var
1915, World War I Postal Charity issue, 3+1k carmine and gray black, printed on white paper, perforation 13 1/2, horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, full slightly toned original gum, NH, VF, SC #131B Pg
150.00
993 **   B12 var
1915, World War I Postal Charity issue, 10+1k dark blue and brown, perforation 12 1/2, printed on white paper, top sheet margin single, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH, VF, SC #133A Pc
150.00
994  B9c-12c
1915, World War I Postal Charity issue, 1k-10k, imperforated complete set of four, printed on white paper, nice margins all around, tiny 1mm soiling spot at the top margin of 1k, nice quality, full OG, previously hinged, VF, SC #130Pa-33Pa
600.00
995 **   B15, var
1921, Volga Famine Relief issue, 2250r red, printed on ordinary paper, block of four, bottom stamps with partially missing design due to foldover, in addition lower left stamp is significantly overinked, full OG, NH,VF and a spectacular item, SC #18, var
150.00
996  B18 var
1921, Famine Relief, black surcharge 250r+250r on 70k brown, unissued stamp in horizontal strip of five, red overprint "Obrazets" (Specimen), folded along perforation without separations, full OG, NH (one stamp is hinged), VF and very rare
2000.00
997 **/*   B20a
1922, Famine Relief, inverted blue surcharge 100r+100r on 70k brown, block of four, full OG, NH (bottom stamps) or LH, VF, SC #22 Ta
250.00
998 **/*   B24-29
1922, "Philately for the Children", overprinted complete set of six, both 1k values are from the second printing positions 7 and 24, all other stamps from the first printing, full OG, NH or LH (1k perforated and 10k), VF, SC #048-049, 50-53
500.00
999 **   B24 var
1922, "Philately for the Children", inverted black overprint on perforated 1k orange, the first printing, position 19 of not inverted setting, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare, only handful inverts from the first issue are known, expertized by H. Bloch, Soviet Philatelic and J. Stolow guarantees on reverse, SC #49 Ta
2500.00
1000  B25
1922, "Philately for the Children", black overprint on 2k green, vertical strip of five, first printing, positions 1/6/11/16/21, narrow "8" on position 11 and short dash in front of "8" on position 16, appropriate "Philately Day19.VIII.1922" cancellation on a piece, VF, SC #50
200.00
1001 **   B25 var
1922, "Philately for the Children", inverted black overprint on 2k green, the second printing, position 3 of not inverted setting, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs on reverse, SC #050 Ta
150.00
1002 **   B26 var
1922, "Philately for the Children", inverted black overprint on 3k red, the first printing, position 14 of not inverted setting, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, expertized by R. Calves, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs on reverse, SC #51 Ta
600.00
1003  B29 var
1922, "Philately for the Children", inverted black overprint on imperforated 1k orange, the first printing, position 4 of not inverted setting, showing narrow "8" and italic second "2" varieties, fresh condition, full OG, LH,VF and very rare, expertized by H. Bloch, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs on reverse, SC #48 Ta
1500.00
1004    B25-28
1922, "Philately for the Children", 2k-10k, set in blocks of four and a single of 10k used on reverse of First Day registered cover from Moscow to Constantinople, tied by appropriate "Philately Day 19-VIII-22" marking, arrival ds, minor conveyance flaws, still F/VF and rare franking, SC #50-53
750.00
1005 **   B32b
1922, Rostov-on-Don issue, 4t red, triple impression, perfect quality, no gum as produced, NH, VF, SC #SI3 Tb
300.00
1006 **   B33a
1922, Rostov-on-Don issue, 6t green, double impression, nice quality, no gum as produced, NH, VF, SC #SI4 Ta, in addition included a forgery of the same stamp with double impression on creamy paper
200.00
1007  B38-42, B40a
1923, "Philately for the Labor", complete set of six, including stamp of 2r+2r on 250r, printed on thin paper, full OG, LH, VF, the stamp with silver surcharge expertized by Z. Mikulski, SC #95-99, 97PP
750.00
1008  B38
1923, "Philately for the Labor", red trial surcharge 1r+1r on 10r brown and black, fresh, full OG, LH, VF
250.00
1009  B41a
1923, "Philately for the Labor", bronze surcharge "4r+4r" with spaced date "1 923" on 5000r violet, left sheet margin single (position 6), full OG, LH, VF, expertized by Z. Mikulski, SC #98 Ka
150.00
1010    B39-41
1923, "Philately for the Labor", three surcharged values used on First Day cover in Moscow, appropriate "1.5.23" ds, missing small part of flap, otherwise VF, SC #96-98
250.00
1011 **   B42
1923, "Philately for the Labor", silver surcharge 4p+4p on 5000r violet, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, VF, expertized by H. Bloch, SC #99
750.00
1012  B42a
1923, "Philately for the Labor", inverted silver surcharge 4p+4p on 5000r violet, appropriate FD cancellation on a piece, VF and scarce, several pencil signatures on reverse, SC #99 Tb
1000.00
1013  B42b
1923, "Philately for the Labor", silver surcharge 4p+4p with spaced date "1 923" on 5000r violet, left sheet margin single (position 6), full OG, previously hinged, VF, Romeko guarantee hs, SC #99 Ka
1000.00
1014    SC #0155, 0158
1926, Young Pioneer, two essays of 20k blue, printed on watermarked and unwatermarked paper, used in 1943 on registered cover from Moscow to Tel Aviv (then - British Palestine) along with six different commemorative stamps issued in 1930's, Soviet and Palestinian censorship markings, arrival ds, mostly VF and scarce usage
150.00