Lots 1527 - 1551, Catalogue of Auction #77 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
1527 **   150 var
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 70k brown, top sheet margin example, imperforated at the top, perfect centering, full OG, NH, VF, SC #2 Pc
1528  SC #UD16, UD20
1920, Karl Marx and Vladimir Lenin, not approved imperforated essays in horizontal se-tenant pair of 2k in gray black, printed on thickened paper, no gum as produced, VF and scarce
1529  183
1921, 250r violet, printed on ordinary paper, "Obrazets" initials in red at the top and bottom, full OG, previously hinged, VF, SC #10
1530  186 var
1921, 1000r carmine, printed on ordinary paper, locally perforated (11 1/2) at Rostov-on-Don, large part of appropriate cancellation, slight wrinkles, still F/VF and very scarce
1531    181-86
1922, cover locally addressed in Petrograd, franked on reverse by 11 stamps, including complete second definitive set of 100r-1000r, tied by "13.Feb.1922" date stamp, machine arrival "14-2-22" marking, mostly VF
1532    181-85
1922, registered cover locally sent in Petrograd, appropriately franked altogether by 33 stamps (20,500rub), including horizontal pair of 250r very pale violet shade, cancelled by Petrograd "25.2.22" marking, arrival "27.2.22" ds on reverse, VF and rare
1533  187
1921, New Russia Triumphant, imperforated proof of 40r in gray violet, small size stamp (small angle - down), right margin block of four, no gum as produced, VF and rare multiple, SC #Pr(7 I)
1534  187
1921, New Russia Triumphant, proof of 40r in gray violet, large size stamp (small angle to the right), block of four, full OG, NH or VLH (top stamps), VF, SC Pr (7 III)
1535 **   188-90
1921, 4th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 100r- 1000r, complete set in vertical gutter blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, SC #14/17GP
1536  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
1537 **   192, var
1922, black surcharge 5000r on 2r light brown, vertical pair, upper stamp has missing part of the design due to foldover, full OG, NH, VF, SC #35, var
1538 **   192a, 195a
1922, two inverted surcharges of 5000r, black on 2r light brown and red on 1r orange, full OG, NH, VF, SC #28 Ta, 35 Ta
1539  195c
1922, black error surcharge (7mm spacing) 1.0000r on 40r slate, basic stamp is large size, nice quality item, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce, expertized by Z. Mikulski, owner's hs on reverse, SC #39 IIKa
1540  197
1922, red surcharge 5000r on 2r light brown, bottom right corner margin single with red letters as a part of "Obrazets" overprint, slight marginal bend did not affect the stamp, full OG, LH, VF, SC #29
1541  204
1922, 10,000r light blue, printed on watermarked "vertical diamonds" paper, letter "A" as a part of overprint "Obrazets", full OG, LH, VF
1542 **/*   212, 215 var
1922, 5th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 10r and 45r, first one with a dot after "10", the other one with full offset of black color on gum side, full OG, NH or VLH (10r), VF, SC #60 Ka, 63 var
1543 **   211a-12a
1922, 5th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 5h and 10r, two sheet margin blocks of four printed on thin (0.055 -0.06mm) paper, full OG, NH, VF, SC #59-60 PP
1544 **   219 var
1922-23, typo "Star" surcharge 30r on 50k brown lilac and green, block of four, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple, a common stamp was issued with litho surcharge, SC #67 I
1545 **   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
1546 **   AR1-3, var

Postal Revenue stamps

1918, Saving stamps of 1k-10k, two complete sets in vertical or horizontal gutter blocks of four, the total is seven blocks, including two vertical gutter blocks of 10k on paper with different position of watermark, full OG, NH, VF, SC #SS1-3, A
1547  AR1
1918, Saving stamp of 1k red on buff network, proof sheetlet of ten (5x2) values, overprinted "Obrazets" at the top margin, with partial perforation on the left and upper edges, full OG, NH (hinged on margins), VF and extremely rare, SC #SS1
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1548 **   AR4, a
1918, Saving stamp of 25k black on brown, two values with normal and inverted network, full OG, NH, VF, SC #SS4, Ta
1549    AR4a
1922, American Relief Administration postcard from Odessa to Pittsburgh, franked by five values, four of which are Saving stamps of 25k black on brown inverted (!) network, machine Odessa cancellation, fresh and VF and scarce, usually these items did not receive arrival ds
1550 **   AR21, AR23-24
1918, Postal Fiscal stamps in tete-beche blocks of four of 1r (two different), 2r and 3r, one block of 1r has minimal foxing, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC #RS7, 9-10
1551 */U   149/241, var

Nice Collection on Album and Stockpages

1918-23, over 400 mostly mint stamps in singles, pairs and multiples, nice range of the first and second definitive issues, valuable group of "Star" surcharges, numerous color, paper and plate varieties, altogether 19 inverted or doubled surcharges, pair with and without surcharge, several proofs and many more, nice quality overall, full/large part of OG, NH, LH/hinged or used, F/VF or better
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