Lots 635 - 682, Catalogue of Auction #74 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
635 **   149, var
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 35k, four stamps, including light blue (scarce color variety), two pale blue of different shades and a common stamp in ultra for comparison, all with bottom sheet margin, first one with minimal gum wave, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
636 **   149 var
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 35k ultramarine, left sheet margin single with misplaced horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular piece
100.00
637 **   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
638 **   149a
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 35k ultramarine, horizontal imperforated pair, nice margins all around, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1 Ta
600.00
639  150
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", postal forgery of 70k brown, litho printing, perforation L11 1/2 instead of comb 13 1/4, right sheet margin horizontal pair, full "original gum", NH, VF and scarce, a common stamp is included
250.00
640    
1922, registered cover from Alekseevka (Kharkov Gub.) to Harbin, due to shortage of postage stamps payment (30,000rub) made in cash with appropriate endorsement of postal clerk, all appropriate markings and arrival ds on reverse, VF
200.00
641 **   180c
1921, 20r ultramarine, printed on thin paper, double impression variety, full OG, NH, VF, SC #6 PP Ta
150.00
642  SC #UD26
1921, "Liberated Proletarian", imperforated essay of unissued design of 100r olive green, raster printing on thick porous paper, no gum as produced, VF, expertized by A. Farberov
150.00
643  SC #UD26
1921, "Liberated Proletarian", imperforated essay of unissued design of 100r dark blue, raster printing on card, right sheet margin single, facial scratch, no gum as produced, VF appearance, expertized by A. Farberov
250.00
644  181c
1921, 100r orange, intense shade, printed on thin paper, double impression variety, full OG, VLH, VF, SC #8 PP Ta
75.00
645 **   181c
1921, 100r orange, printed on thin paper, error block of 50 (25+25) with approximately a half of stamps completely or partly missing and another half with double impression, pre-printing paper folds, full OG, NH, VF, a spectacular and rare item, SC #8 PP Ta, var
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1500.00
646  181c var
1921, 100r orange brown, color variety, printed on thin paper, double impression variety, full OG, LH, VF and scarce, SC #8 PP c var
150.00
647  183
1921, imperforated plate proof of 250r in black, printed on very thick glossy paper, no gum as issued, VF and scarce, SC #10
250.00
648  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, this proof is listed in the Zverev Cat. #10, C.v. $500
150.00
649    183a
1922, 250r violet, printed on ordinary paper, horizontal tete-beche pair used along with 39 other stamps on registered cover from Vyatka to Leipzig, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF and very rare franking
2000.00
650    183a
1922, registered cover from Odessa to Berlin via Moscow (Brender's correspondence), franked on reverse by 116 stamps of 250r violet, including two complete sheets of 50, representing ten horizontal tete-beche pairs, some usual folds, still VF and with high probability unique cover
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10000.00
651 **   186a
1921, 1000r carmine, printed on ordinary paper, double impression variety, bottom sheet margin horizontal gutter pair, full OG (small spot of gum skip mostly on margin), NH, VF, SC #13 Ta
250.00
652 **   186e, var
1921, 1000r carmine, printed on thick ("cotton") paper, three-side margin block of ten (2x5), block of four at the top with full offset of the design on gum side, horizontal pair in the middle has partial offset, full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular item, SC #13 CP
150.00
653 **   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
654  191-94 var
1922, strongly misplaced black surcharge 5000r on 1r, 2r and 20r on ordinary and thin paper, set of four values, full OG, VLH or previously hinged, VF, SC #34/37
100.00
655  195c
1922, black error surcharge (7mm spacing) 1.0000r on 40r slate, basic stamp is large size, nice quality item, full OG, LH, VF and scarce, expertized by Z. Mikulski, additional owner's hs on reverse, SC #39 IIKa
800.00
656 **   197 var
1921, red surcharge 5000r on 2r pale brown, bottom right corner margin block of four, lower stamps without surcharge, while top ones with surcharge strongly misplaced, minimal surcharge ink offset on reverse, full OG, NH, VF, owner's hs on reverse, SC #29 var
250.00
657  197a
1922, inverted red surcharge 5000r on 2r pale brown, full OG, previously hinged, VF, SC #29 Ta
75.00
658    191-200
1922, black and red surcharges 5000r/1r-10,000r/40r, two complete sets of five used on local cover in Moscow, appropriate markings, VF
150.00
659    193, 198
1922, registered cover from Rostov-on-Don to Nice, franked altogether by 23 stamps, including 14 stamps of the first regular issue, five stamps of 4th Anniversary of the Revolution and four stamps with black or red surcharge 5000r on 5r blue, met appropriate postal rate of 30,000rub, postmarked on arrival, slight fold, still F/VF
200.00
660  201e var
1922, inverted blue-black litho diagonal surcharge 7500r on 250r violet, printed on ordinary paper, nice quality single, full OG, previously hinged, VF, SC #46 Ta
1000.00
661  204
1922, 10,000r light blue, printed on watermarked "vertical diamonds" paper, letter "A" as a part of overprint "Obrazets", full OG, LH, VF
150.00
662    204 var
1922, 10,000r milk blue, color variety, used together with three surcharged values on cover from Moscow to Luebeck, met appropriate postal rate of 30,000rub, VF and scarce franking, N. Mandrovski certificate, SC #43a
300.00
663 **   210 var
1922, black diagonal surcharge 100,000r on 250r violet, ordinary paper, basic stamp and surcharge printed on gum side, top left corner margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF and rare multiple, reportedly only one sheet of 50stamps was produced with this double error, SC #54 var
2000.00
664 **   210a
1922, inverted black diagonal surcharge 100,000r on 250r violet, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC #54 Pa
150.00
665 **   211 var
1922, 5th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 5r yellow and black, double background variety, full OG, NH, VF, SC #59 Ta
100.00
666 **   212 var
1922, 5th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 10r brown and black, double background variety, full OG, NH, F/VF, SC #60 Ta
100.00
667 **   219 var
1922-23, typo "Star" surcharge 30r on 50k brown lilac and green, vertical gutter block of four, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, SC #67
600.00
668 **   223 var
1922-23, typo "Star" surcharge 5r on 20k blue and red, right sheet margin imperforated block of four, varnish lines on both sides variety, full OG, NH, VF, SC #070 var
100.00
669 **   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
670  229 var
1922-23, typo "Star" surcharge 200r on 15k brown lilac and blue, basic stamp with spectacular double impression, full OG, previously hinged, VF and very scarce
250.00
671 **   231 var
1922, soldier 50r brown, imperforated block of four, double impression (one albino) of the design, full OG, NH, VF, A. Farberov certificate, SC #88 var
100.00
672    237
1923, soldier 100r orange, two blocks of 25 and 24 plus a single, used on reverse of cover from Moscow to Berlin, addressed to Verlag (Printing Company) Frenkel, postmarked on arrival, slight fold did not detract, VF
100.00
673 **   241 var
1923, soldier 10r gray, perforated block of four, double impression (one albino) of the design, full OG, NH, VF, A. Farberov certificate, SC #103 var
100.00
674 **   239b
1923, worker 4k brown, top left corner sheet margin single with double impression, full OG, NH, VF, expertized by Romeko, SC #0110 Ta
75.00
675 **   240b
1923, peasant 5r blue, bottom sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair with broken design due to open pre- printing paper fold, a part of control number on margin, usual wrinkles, full OG, NH, VF and an attractive item, SC #0111 var
250.00
676  241f
1923, soldier 10r greenish gray, enlarged margins imperforated single with double impression, full OG, previously hinged, VF, expertized by Z. Mikulski, SC #0112 Ta
75.00
677  241c
1923, imperforated proof of soldier 20r in gray violet, in addition worker 3r in blue on white paper, essay of unissued denomination, produced in 1922, full OG, NH or LH (20r), VF
75.00
678  AR3

Postal Fiscal stamps

1918, Saving stamp, imperforated plate proof of 10k in brown lilac without background, complete pane of 25 with appropriate margins, full OG, mainly NH (two stamps are hinged), VF and probably the largest known multiple
10000.00
679  AR3
1918, Saving stamp, imperforated plate proof of 10k in brown lilac with red network, complete pane of 25 with margins at sides and at the top and bottom, full OG, mainly NH (two stamps are hinged), VF and probably the largest known multiple
10000.00
680  AR6, var
1918, Saving stamps, 50k brown on pale brown background, two stamps with vertical and horizontal positions of watermark, postally used on separate pieces, the last one with two other postal fiscal stamps, fresh, VF, SC #SS6, A
100.00
681 **   AR10a
1918, Postal Control stamp, 3r green on buff, network is inverted (large arcs to the right), left sheet margin single, full OG, NH, VF, SC #CS4 Ta
100.00
682 **   AR10a
1918, Postal Control stamp, 3r green on buff, network is inverted (large arcs to the right), vertical gutter block of four, full OG, NH, VF, SC #CS4 Ta
400.00