Lots 1163 - 1184, Catalogue of Auction #75 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
1163 **/*   B1-12, var
1904-15, Russo-Japanese War and World War I Postal Charity issues, group of 50 stamps, in singles and blocks, including perforation varieties (#B1a, B3a and B6b), nine "Obrazets" overprints, printing errors, two blocks of four and more, full OG, NH or LH/hinged (one stamp used), mostly VF
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1164  B1-4
1904, Russo-Japanese War Postal Charity issue, 3k-10k, seven horizontal strips of eight stamps, each one overprinted "Obrazets", four strips with large (7.2mm) letters and three with small (6.7mm) letters, various perforation, no usual separations, just one strip reinforced in the middle, nice condition, full OG, NH (approximately a half stamps) or LH/hinged, VF and scarce assemblage
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1165  B9c-12c
1915, World War I Postal Charity issue, 1+1k-10+1k, imperforated complete set of four, printed on white paper, 1k has small thin mostly on margin, otherwise fresh quality, full OG, LH, VF, SC #130-33 Pa
1166  B16 var
1921, Volga Famine Relief issue, 2250r brown, spectacular double impression due to foldover, full OG, previously hinged, VF, SC #18 Ta
1167 **/U   B18a, b
1921, Famine Relief, black surcharge "100r+100r" on 70k brown, two stamps, one with inverted surcharge (neatly cancelled), the other one has double surcharge (full OG, NH), both are VF, SC #23 Ta, Tb
1168  B18
1921, Famine Relief, trial black surcharge "250r+250r" on 70k brown in horizontal strip of five, red overprint "Obrazets" (Specimen), no separations, full OG, NH (one stamp is hinged), VF and very rare, a common stamps of 70k were surcharged with "100r+100r" denomination
1169 **/*   B19a-22a
1921, Famine Relief, inverted blue, red or black surcharges "100r+100r" or "250r+250r" on 70k or 35k, four different values, full OG, NH (3) or LH (red on 35k), VF, SC #22 Ta, 24-26Ta
1170 **   B22 var
1922, Famine Relief surcharged issue, yellow over red surcharge 250r+250r on 35k ultramarine, basic stamp with narrow "o" in "Rossia" variety (position 99), full OG, NH, VF, reportedly only one sheet of 100 stamps bearing double surcharge was produced, therefore stamp with narrow "o" is UNIQUE, SC #27 Td var
1171  B25a
1922, "Philately for the Children", upward (inverted) overprint on 2k green, the first issue, full OG, LH, VF, expertized by A. Rosselevitch, SC #50 Ta
1172 **   B30a
1922, Rostov-on-Don issue, 2t green, double impression, no gum as produced, NH, VF, expertized by Z. Mikulski, SC #Sl 1 Ta
1173 **   B31b
1922, Rostov-on-Don issue, 2t red, triple impression, usual traces of green ink, no gum as produced, NH, VF, SC #Sl 2 Tb
1174 **   B33b
1922, Rostov-on-Don issue, 6t green, triple impression, additional traces of green ink as always, no gum as produced, NH, VF, SC #Sl 4 Tb
1175  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, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs on bronze "1r +1r" and on silver surcharge, the last one in addition expertized by Z. Mikulski, SC #95-99, 97PP
1176  B38
1923, "Philately for the Labor", trial red surcharge 1r+1r on 10r brown and black, full OG, previously hinged, VF, L. Hovest certificate, SC #95
1177  B39a, B40b
1923, "Philately for the Labor", inverted gold "1r+1r" and bronze "2r+2r" surcharges on 10r and 250r respectively, the last one printed on thin paper, neatly cancelled, VF and very scarce stamps in used condition, SC #96 Tb, 97PP Ta
1178  B41a
1923, "Philately for the Labor", bronze surcharge "4r+4r" with spaced "1 923" variety, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, SC #98 Ka
1179  B41
1923, "Philately for the Labor", trial red surcharge 4r+4r on 5000r violet, full OG, LH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, SC #98
1180    B39-41
1923, "Philately for the Labor", three surcharged values used on First Day cover in Moscow, appropriate "1.5.23" ds, missing a small part of flap, otherwise VF, SC #96-98
1181  B42a
1923, "Philately for the Labor", inverted silver surcharge 4p+4p on 5000r violet, appropriate FD cancellation on a piece, VF and rare, especially in used condition, several pencil signatures on reverse, SC #99 Tb
1182  B43b
1924, Leningrad Flood issue, inverted black surcharge 3k+10k on 100r orange, printed on ordinary paper, full OG, VLH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, VF, SC #63 Ta
1183    SC #0155, 0158
1926, Young Pioneer, two essays of 20k blue, printed on watermarked and unwatermarked paper, used along four other values (nice Lenin 14k in "changed" color) on registered cover from Riga to Switzerland in 1943, arrival ds, mostly VF and scarce usage
1184 **   B168a imp
1990, Zoo Relief Fund, 10+5k-20+10k, left sheet margin imperforated se-tenant block of three with label, full OG, NH, VF, guaranteed genuine, SC #6135-37 imp