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Catalogue of Stamp Auction #83, September 13, 2019. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
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1  1

For this listing we are using Catalog of "Post Advertising Stamps and Labels" by A. Mramornov and V. Pantyukhin (1997)

Labels Issued in Moscow

1923-29,"Autopromtorg" (Automobile Industry and Trade), label in black and red, soldier 7k brown is affixed over and neatly cancelled, fresh and VF
70.00 
 
2  1
1925, "Autopromtorg" label in black and red with soldier 7k brown affixed over, used on reverse of cover from Rybinsk to Leningrad, tied by Rybinsk "10.7.25" postal marking, machine arrival Leningrad "13.VII.25" ds, VF
190.00 
 
3  2
1923-29, "Vigonevy Trest" (Spinning Mill Trust), multicolored unused label, insignificant gum waves, mostly VF
100.00 
 
4  2
1923-29, "Vigonevy Trest" (Spinning Mill Trust), multicolored label, unused, no gum, fresh and VF
75.00 
 
5  2
1926, "Vigonevy Trest" (Spinning Mill Trust), multicolored label in block of four, definitive stamps of soldier 7k brown are affixed over, used on reverse of registered pre-printed cover from Moscow to Stockholm, tied by Moscow "8.3.26" date stamp, no arrival postmark as often exists, mostly VF and probably unique multiple of scarce label on postal history item
1400.00 
 
6  3
1923-29, "Shveiny Syndicat" (All-Russian Syndicate of Clothing Industry), label in black, red and green, peasant 6k blue is affixed over, unused, no gum, VF
100.00 
 
7  3
1923-29, "Shveiny Syndicat" (All-Russian Syndicate of Clothing Industry), top sheet margin label in black, red and green with double perforation on margin, peasant 6k blue is affixed over, neat postal cancellation, VF
70.00 
 
8  4
1923-29, "Electro-Tekhnichesky Trest" (All-Union Electrotechnical Trust), label in black, red and yellow, horizontal pair, each one bearing soldier 7k brown, unused with full OG, right label has small thin, still F/VF and scarce in pair
150.00 
 
9  4
1924, "Electro-Tekhnichesky Trest" label in black, red and yellow, horizontal pair of soldier 7k brown is affixed over, used on reverse of registered cover from Yekaterinodar (now - Krasnodar) to Moscow, "21.10.24"Yeakaterinodar Train Station ds, Moscow "24.10.24" arrival marking, cover is slightly reduced at the bottom, still F/VF
190.00 
 
10  4
1925. "Electro-Tekhnichesky Trest", label in black, red and yellow, bearing three definitive stamps, used on reverse of cover from Lugansk to Moscow, tied by "3.2.25" postal marking, Moscow "7.II.25" arrival ds, VF
190.00 
 
11  4
1926, "Electro-Tekhnichesky Trest", label in black, red and yellow, bearing soldier 7k brown, used on reverse of cover from Sumy to Moscow, uprated by worker 1k orange, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, slight fold at right did not affect stamps, F/VF
180.00 
 
12  2-4
1923-29, "Vigonevy Trest", "Shveiny Syndicat" and "Electro-Technichesky Trest", each one is bearing definitive stamp and neatly cancelled (one on a piece), fresh quality, mostly VF
95.00 
 
13  5
1923-29, "Goslaborsnabzhenie" (State Supplies for Chemical Laboratories), label in blue, red and yellow, unused with full OG, NH, VF
75.00 
 
14  5
1923-29, "Goslaborsnabzhenie" (State Supplies for Chemical Laboratories), label in blue, red and yellow, unused with full OG, NH, VF
65.00 
 
15  5
1925, "Goslaborsnabzhenie" label in blue, red and yellow, stamp of soldier 7k brown is affixed over, used on reverse of cover from Moscow (17.9.25) to Yalta, postmarked on arrival on September 20, 1925, mostly VF
140.00 
 
16  5
1925, "Goslaborsnabzhenie" label in blue, red and yellow, bearing soldier 7k brown, used on reverse of cover from Moscow to Leningrad, tied by Moscow "23.9.25" postal marking, machine arrival "24.IX.25" ds, mostly VF
190.00 
 
17  5
1925, "Goslaborsnabzhenie" label in blue, red and yellow with soldier 7k brown affixed over, used on front of postal receipt (delivery confirmation) from Baku to Leningrad, all appropriate markings, VF
190.00 
 
18  5
1925, "Goslaborsnabzhenie" label in blue, red and yellow bearing soldier 18k violet, used on reverse of official "Goslaborsnabzhenie" registered cover from Leningrad to Novocherkassk, tied by Leningrad "29.10.25" postal marking, delivered on "2.11.25", VF and an interesting item
240.00 
 
19  6
1923-29, "Gosmetr" (Government Office for the Procurement and Sale of Weights and Measures), label in black and deep orange, peasant 6k blue is affixed over, Kharkov postal cancellation, mostly VF
75.00 
 
20  7
1923-29, "Gosmetr" (Government Office for the Procurement and Sale of Weights and Measures), label in black and olive yellow, worker 4k carmine is affixed over, neat postal cancellation, mostly VF and scarce
100.00 
 
21  8
1923-29, "Gosselsyndicat" (State Agricultural Syndicate - Cow and Sheep), multicolored unused label, bearing soldier 7k brown, full OG, NH, VF
75.00 
 
22  8
1931, "Gosselsyndicat" multicolored label with soldier 7k brown affixed over, used on advertising envelope to Moscow, posted in the mail on TPO "Minsk- Moscow No.42", uprated by Revolution of 1905 3k red, Moscow arrival ds on reverse, VF
190.00 
 
23  9
1923-29, "Gosselsyndicat" (State Agricultural Syndicate - Harvest), multicolored unused label, bearing soldier 7k brown, full OG, LH, VF
75.00 
 
24  9
1927, "Gosselsyndicat" multicolored label with soldier 7k brown affixed over, used on reverse of registered cover from Leningrad to Denmark, uprated by five different adhesives on front, tied by Leningrad "10.1.27"postal cancellation, Aalborg "14.1.27" arrival ds, mostly VF and rare foreign destination
275.00 
 
25  11
1923-29, "Gostorg" (State Commercial Bureau), label in red and black with text in Roman letters, worker 14k gray blue is affixed over, unused, full OG, apparently NH
95.00 
 
26  5, 9, 11
1923-29, three labels promoted State Enterprises, "Goslaborsnabzhenie", "Gosselsyndicat" and "Gostorg", bearing different definitive stamps, postally used, mostly VF
95.00 
 
27  12
1923-29, "Gostrest Tochnoi Mekhaniki" (State Trust of Fine Mechanics), right sheet margin label in black, red and yellow, soldier 7k brown is affixed over, unused, full OG, NH, VF
75.00 
 
28  12
1923-29, "Gostrest Tochnoi Mekhaniki" (State Trust of Fine Mechanics), top sheet margin label in black, red and yellow, soldier 7k brown is affixed over, neat Simferopol postal cancellation, VF
45.00 
 
29  12
1925, "Gostrest Tochnoi Mekhaniki" label in black, red and yellow, with soldier 7k brown is affixed over, used on reverse of cover from Tashkent to Novocherkassk, tied by Tashkent "5.12.25" postal marking, arrived on 14.12.25, mostly VF
190.00 
 
30  13
1923-29, "GUM" (State Department Store - Building on Red Square), imperforated at the top label in dark blue, red and yellow, bearing soldier 7k brown, unused, full OG, hinged, VF
70.00 
 
31  13
1926, "GUM" label in dark blue, red and yellow, with soldier 7k brown is affixed over, used on cover from Moscow to Sebezh, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, slightly reduced at left, still F/VF
180.00 
 
32  14
1923-29, "GUM" (State Department Store - the Globe), unused label in black, red and blue, peasant 6k blue is affixed over, full OG, previously hinged, VF
75.00 
 
33  14
1926, "GUM" label in black, red and blue with worker 8k olive brown, used on cover from Sverdlovsk to Moscow, tied by Sverdlovsk "26.3.26" date stamp, machine arrival "28.3.26" is on reverse, mostly VF
190.00 
 
34  14
1928, "GUM" label in black, red and blue with worker from the 2nd definitive issue of 10k brown, used on registered cover from Moscow to Dmitrov, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, cover reduced at left, still fine
150.00 
 
35  14, 27
1929, "GUM" and "Mospolygraph", two different labels with definitive stamps of peasant 6k blue affixed over, used on reverse of registered cover in Moscow, uprated by October Revolution stamp of 3k carmine, violet marking "Removed from a Mailbox", appropriately cancelled with arrival ds, mostly VF and scarce
300.00 
 
36  15
1925, "Donskaya Gosudarst. Tabachaya Fabrika" (Don State Tobacco Factory), label in black, red brown and olive yellow with worker 4k red affixed over, used on reverse of cover from Voronezh to Harbin (China), uprated by four definitive stamps on front, tied by Voronezh "3.1.25" postal marking, arrived to Harbin on "16.1.25", some conveyance faults, still fine and very rare destination
275.00 
 
37  16
1923-29, "Zhurnal Dlia Khozyaek" (Magazine for Housewives), imperforated on the right label in black bearing soldier 7k brown, neat Odessa postal cancellation, fresh and VF
75.00 
 
38  16
1925, "Zhurnal Dlia Khozyaek" label in black, bearing soldier 7k brown, used on reverse of cover from Odessa to Leningrad, tied by Odessa "07.01.25" postal marking, delivered to Leningrad on 12.1.25, significant soiling by postal glue, still fine and scarce
140.00 
 
39  17
1923-29, "Syndicat de Cuir" (Russian Leather Syndicate), bottom sheet margin label in brown on deep orange colored paper, unused with full OG, NH, VF
75.00 
 
40  17
1923-29, "Syndicat de Cuir" (Russian Leather Syndicate), two labels in brown or red brown on yellow orange or deep orange colored paper, both with worker 14k gray blue affixed over, postal cancellations, VF
45.00 
 
41  17
1925, "Syndicat de Cuir" label in red brown on deep orange colored paper with worker 14k gray blue, used on cover from Moscow to Ludse (Latvia), tied by Moscow "11.1.25" postal cancellation, arrival "4.II.25" ds on reverse, mostly VF
190.00 
 
42  17
1925, two labels "Syndicat de Cuir" in red brown on deep orange colored paper, each one bearing worker 14k gray blue, used on reverse of registered cover from Moscow to Hankow via Shanghai, tied by Moscow "22.10.25"datestamp, Shanghai "7.11.25" transit and Hankow arrival marking in Chinese, minor soiling, still F/VF and extremely rare
375.00 
 
43  17
1926, "Syndicat de Cuir" label in red brown on deep orange colored paper, bearing soldier 7k brown, used on registered cover from Vladivostok to Harbin, uprated by two imperforated stamps of Revolution of 1905, tied by Vladivostok "29.4.26" ds, Harbin "4.5.26" arrival marking, VF and scarce
375.00 
 
44  18
1923-29, "Krasny Proletariy" (Printing Company "Krasny Proletariy") unused label in black and red bearing worker 4k carmine, full OG, apparently NH, VF
100.00 
 
45  18, 27
1923, two labels of different Printing Companies, "Krasny Proletariy" and "Mospolygraph", each one bearing worker 4k carmine, used on reverse of registered cover from Moscow to New York, uprated by 11 RSFSR stamps5r x1, 20r x10) and vertical pair of soldier 10k dark blue, tied by Moscow "30.10.23" ds, NYC arrival marking, minor paper waves and bottom left corner imperfection, still F/VF and extremely rare mixed franking mailing to foreign destination
950.00 
 
46  19 var
1923-29, "Krymconservtrest" (Crimean Canning Trust), unused label in dark blue, red and yellow, full offset of blue and yellow colors on reverse, soldier 7k brown is affixed over, usual rough perforation, no gum, VF
100.00 
 
47  19 var
1923-29, "Krymconservtrest", two labels in dark blue, red and yellow, each one with soldier 7k brown affixed over, first one with full blue and partial yellow offset on reverse, the other one has red offset, both are postally used, one with ironed fold, mostly VF
100.00 
 
48  19 var
1925, "Krymconservtrest" label in dark blue, red and yellow, bearing soldier 7k brown, misperforated vertically, used on reverse of cover from Orenburg to Irkutsk, tied by "22.9.25" postmark, arrived on 30.9.25, minor envelope waves, still VF
200.00 
 
49  20
1923-29, "Krymtabaktrest" (Crimean Tobacco Trust), unused label in dark blue, deep orange and magenta, soldier 7k brown is affixed over, full OG, NH, VF
100.00 
 
50  20 var
1923-29, "Krymtabaktrest" top sheet margin label in dark blue, deep orange and magenta, imperforated at the top, soldier 7k brown is affixed over, postally used, mainly VF
95.00 
 
51  20
1924, "Krymtabaktrest" label in dark blue, deep orange and magenta with soldier 7k brown, used on cover from Leningrad to Vitebsk, tied by "11.12.24" date stamp, arrived to Vitebsk on 13.12.24, mostly VF
200.00 
 
52  20 var
1929, "Krymtabaktrest" label in dark blue, deep orange and magenta, imperforated on the left and at the bottom, soldier 3k brownish red is affixed over, used on reverse of registered advertising cover in Moscow, uprated by two definitive stamps on front, tied by Moscow "15.XI.29" ds, another marking of "16.XI.29" is alongside, archival pinholes at right, still F/VF
190.00 
 
53  21
1923-29, "Moskovsky Mashinotrest" (Moscow Machinery Trust) unused multicolored label, soldier 7k brown is affixed over, full OG, LH, VF and very rare
750.00 
 
54  23-26
1923-29, "Moskust" (Joint-Stock Company Moscow Combined Group), four different multicolored labels, each one bearing peasant 6k blue, postally used, mainly VF
100.00 
 
55  23
1924, "Moskust - Kozhtovary" (Moscow Combined Group - Leather Goods) multicolored label with peasant 6k blue, used on reverse of registered cover from Borisoglebsk to Tambov, uprated by another 6k stamp, tied by 9.5.24" ds, arrival "11.5.24" marking is alongside, F/VF
190.00 
 
56  24
1924, "Moskust - Krasny Kozhevnik" multicolored label, peasant 6k blue is affixed over, used on reverse of cover from Tambov to Moscow, tied by "13.4.24" postal marking, arrived to Moscow on 14.IV.24, small piece of white paper on front, still F/VF
190.00 
 
57  24
1924, "Moskust - Krasny Kozhevnik" vertical pair of multicolored labels, each with peasant 6k blue is affixed over, used on reverse of registered cover from Odessa to Moscow, tied by "23.5.24" date stamp, arrived to Moscow on May 26, minor labels soiling and some conveyance flaws, still F/VF and very scarce
325.00 
 
58  26
1923-29, "Moskust - Chugunno-Liteiny Zavod" (Joint- Stock Company Moscow Combined Group - Iron Foundry), multicolored label without definitive stamp, unused, no gum, VF
75.00 
 
59  26
1924, "Moskust - Chugunno-Liteiny Zavod" multicolored label with peasant 6k blue is affixed over, used on home-made cover from Krasnoufimsk to Yekaterinburg, tied by "21.5.24" postal marking, Yekaterinburg"23.5.24" arrival ds on reverse, mostly VF
190.00 
 
60  26
1926, "Moskust - Chugunno-Liteiny Zavod" multicolored label bearing worker 8k olive brown, used on cover from Rostov-on-Don to Moscow, Rostov "13.4.26" postal marking, Moscow arrival "16.4.26" ds on reverse, mostly VF
190.00 
 
61  27
1923-29, "Mospolygraph" (Moscow Printing Company) unused label in lilac brown and gray green, no definitive stamp, full OG, LH, VF
100.00 
 
62  27, var
1923-29, "Mospolygraph" two labels in lilac brown and gray green, one has bottom left corner margin, the other one with gray green background shifted to the top, both bearing various definitive stamps, postally used, mainly VF
75.00 
 
63  27
1924, "Mospolygraph" label in lilac brown and gray green, bearing worker 4k carmine, used on registered philatelic exchange cover from Moscow to Sweden, uprated by three definitive values and exchange tax stamp on reverse, tied by Moscow "4.1.24" postal marking, no Sweden arrival, mostly VF and scarce
190.00 
 
64  28-30
1923-29, Tobacco Packs, "Prombank" and "Richard Kablitz", three multicolored labels, each one with different definitive stamps, all are postally used, mostly VF
90.00 
 
65  28
1925, Tobacco Packs multicolored label with soldier 7k brown affixed over, used on reverse of small size envelope from Tiflis to Kaluga, tied by "23.7.25" date stamp, delivered to Kaluga on 29.7.25, mostly VF
190.00 
 
66  29
1923-29, "Prombank" (Russian Commercial and Industrial Bank) unused label in black, red and yellow, no definitive stamp, full OG, NH, VF
70.00 
 
67  29, 38, 40
1923-29, "Prombank" and "Electrobank", three multicolored labels, last two with text in Russian or English, each one has definitive stamp affixed over, all postally used, mostly VF
70.00 
 
68  29
1923, "Prombank" label in black, red and yellow, bearing worker 5k lilac, used on reverse of official pre-printed cover of Commercial and Industrial Bank ("Prombank"), sent in Moscow, tied by "29.12.23" date stamp, mostly VF
190.00 
 
69  29
1923, "Prombank", horizontal strip of three labels in black, red and yellow, worker 1k x2 or soldier 3k are affixed over, used on reverse of official pre-printed Prombank cover, sent in Moscow, tied by "3.11.23" datestamp, delivered at the same day, mostly VF and very scarce
700.00 
 
70  30
1926, "Richard Kablitz" (Manufactures of Domestic and Industrial Equipment) multicolored label with soldier 18k violet is affixed over, used on reverse of registered cover from Baku to Taganrog, tied by Baku "26.5.26" ds, arrived on 29.5.26, VF
190.00 
 
71  30
1926, "Richard Kablitz" multicolored label, stamp of soldier 18k violet is affixed over, used on registered cover from a manor Sheshurino to Kholm uezd administration of Pskov Gub. via volost Tyapolovo, label is tied by Sheshurino "6.11.26" date stamp, Tyapolovo transit (8.11.) and registration marking, backstamped Kholm at November 9, light vertical fold, still F/VF and scarce rural PO mailing
240.00 
 
72  31-32
1923-29, "Sovtorgflot" (Soviet Merchant Fleet), two unused labels in blue, black and red from different issues, first one has no definitive stamp, the other one with minor perf irregularities at right, full OG, NH, VF
150.00 
 
73  31, var
1923-29, "Sovtorgflot" (Soviet Merchant Fleet), unused label in blue, black and red, bottom sheet margin horizontal pair from the first issue, imperforated at the bottom, in addition right stamp with data error "20.000"instead of "200.000", no definitive stamps, full OG, NH, VF and scarce double error pair
200.00 
 
74  31 var
1923-29, "Sovtorgflot", three marginal labels in black, blue and red, all from the first issue, imperforated at the top, bottom or on the left, each one with definitive stamp affixed over, all are postally used (one - on a piece),mostly VF
70.00 
 
75  31
1926, "Sovtorgflot" label in black, blue and red with worker 20k green is affixed over, used on reverse of registered cover from Vladivostok to Harbin (China), uprated by worker 4k carmine in vertical pair, tied by Vladivostok Train Station oval "4.2.26" date stamp, Harbin "7.2.26" arrival marking, damaged top right corner, still fine and scarce destination
240.00 
 
76  31
1926, "Sovtorgflot" label in black, blue and red bearing worker 20k green, used on reverse of registered cover from Vladivostok to Japan, uprated by worker 8k olive brown, three-line marking "Removed from a MailBox",tied by Vladivostok "5.5.26" postal marking, no Japanese arrival date stamp, VF
190.00 
 
77  31
1926, "Sovtorgflot" label in black, blue and red, worker 20k green is affixed over, used on reverse of money letter from Ust-Kamenogorsk to Moscow together with two other definitive stamps, tied by Ust-Kamenogorsk "16.2.26"ds,arrived to Moscow on February 25, wax seal, opened by razor at the bottom, F/VF
250.00 
 
78  32
1926, "Sovtorgflot" label in black, blue and red, the second issue, worker 8k olive brown is affixed over, used on reverse of cover from Odessa to Moscow, tied by "18.10.26" postal marking, arrived to Moscow on20.10.26, the label has broken top left corner, otherwise F/VF
140.00 
 
79  32-33
1923-29, "Sovtorgflot" (2nd issue) and "Soyuzflot", two labels bearing definitive stamps, postally used, first one with natural paper inclusion at the top left, still VF
70.00 
 
80  33
1923-29, "Soyuzflot" (Soviet Passenger Fleet) unused label in black and carmine, no definitive stamp, full OG, NH, VF
90.00 
 
81  33
1923-29, "Soyuzflot" (Soviet Passenger Fleet) unused label in black and carmine, worker 14k gray blue on paper without watermark, perforation 14 1/2x15 is affixed over, full OG, LH, VF
95.00 
 
82  35
1923-29, "Farfortrest" (Porcelain Trust) multicolored label, no definitive stamp, minor ink soiling and 2mm repaired tear at the bottom, no gum, VF appearance
60.00 
 
83  35
1926, "Farfortrest" multicolored label with soldier 7k brown, used on reverse of cover from Likhoslavl to Sebezh, tied by "14.1.26" postal marking, Sebezh "15.1.26" arrival ds, VF
190.00 
 
84  36
1923-29, "Sharikopodshipnik" (Plant "Ball Bearing") unused label in black and carmine, the first printing, no definitive stamp, no gum, VF
70.00 
 
85  36
1923-29, "Sharikopodshipnik" (Plant "Ball Bearing") top margin unused label in black and carmine, the first printing, imperforated at the top, soldier 7k brown is affixed over, full OG, LH, VF
95.00 
 
86  36
1927, "Sharikopodshipnik" label in black and carmine, the first printing, definitive stamp of soldier 10k dark blue is affixed over, used on registered cover from Ozery to Moscow, uprated by October Revolution stamp of8kbrown and black, tied by "21.12.27" postal marking, arrived to Moscow on 22.12.27, archival pinholes at left, still F/VF
190.00 
 
87  37
1926, "Sharikopodshipnik" label in black and carmine, the second printing, definitive stamp of worker 8k olive brown is affixed over, used on pre-printed cover from Tver to Moscow, tied by "2.12.26" ds, arrived to Moscow on 3.12.26, damaged at reverse and vertical fold away from the label, fine and rare postal history item
190.00 
 
88  38
1923-29, "Electrobank" (Electrification Bank - Cyrillic letters) top right corner margin unused multicolored label, no definitive stamp, full OG, NH, VF
100.00 
 
89  39, var
1923-29, "Electrobanque" (Electrification Bank - Roman letters) two multicolored labels, both with definitive stamp affixed over, one has top sheet margin and significant shift of red color to the bottom right, postally used, VF
75.00 
 
90  41

Labels Issued in Kiev

1923-29, "Luchshie Sorta Papiros" (The Best Cigarettes), unused label in red and blue, bearing soldier 3k brownish red, no gum, VF
200.00 
 
91  42
1923-29, "Ukrainskiy Farfor Trest" (Ukrainian Porcelain Trust), unused label in brown, yellow and rose, worker 8k olive brown is affixed over, no gum, VF
75.00 
 
92  42 var
1923-29, "Ukrainskiy Farfor Trest" (Ukrainian Porcelain Trust), top sheet margin label in brown, yellow and rose, imperforated at the top with red brown color absorbed through porous paper, no definitive stamp, unused, no gum, VF
95.00 
 
93  43

Labels Issued in Petrograd (Leningrad)

1923-29, "Gospromtsvetmet" (State Industry of Non- Ferrous Metals), multicolored label, bearing soldier 7k brown, postally used, mostly VF
55.00 
 
94  43, 46
1925, registered cover from Somino (Cherepovets Gub.) to Moscow, "Gospromtsvetmet" label with soldier 7k brown is on front and two labels of "Tobacco Packs" with 7k brown - on reverse, tied by "28.III.25" ds, Moscow"1.4.25" arrival marking, some tears did not affect labels, fine and very scarce
240.00 
 
95  45
1923-29, "Petrotabaktrest" (Petrograd Tobacco Trust), unused label in black, olive brown and red, bearing worker 5k lilac, full OG, previously hinged, VF
140.00 
 
96  46
1923-29, "Tobacco Packs", unused label in red, blue and yellow, no definitive stamp, in addition the same label postally used on a piece, first one with full OG with insignificant paper adhesion at the bottom left, VF
65.00 
 
97  46
1925, "Tobacco Packs" label in red, blue and yellow, bearing worker 5k lilac and uprated by 2k green, used on reverse of pre-printed cover from Usmyn to Moscow, all appropriate markings, arrived to Moscow on 13.III.25, light vertical fold, mostly F/VF
140.00 
 
98  46
1925, "Tobacco Packs", horizontal pair of labels in red, blue and yellow, stamps of soldier 7k brown affixed over each label, used on registered cover from Station Yefimovskaya (then Cherepovets Gub.) to Moscow together with three other definitive stamps, tied by "21.3.25" with next day Moscow arrival marking is alongside, mainly VF
275.00 
 
99  46
1927, "Tobacco Packs" label in red, blue and yellow, stamps of worker 8k and soldier 10k are affixed over, used on reverse of registered cover from Burnak to Tambov, appropriate markings and arrival ds on reverse, mostly VF
140.00 
 
100  47
1923-29, "Petroodezhda" (Petrograd Trust of the Clothing Industry), left sheet margin unused label in black, brown orange and gray, stamp of worker 4k carmine is affixed over, full OG, hinged, VF
95.00 
 
101  45-48
1923-29, five labels, including "Petrotabaktrest", "Tobacco Packs", "Petroodezhda", "Petrotekstil" and "Electropomosch", all bearing various definitive stamps, postally used, mostly VF
190.00 
 
102  49
1926, "Electropomosch" (Construction of Thermal and Hydroelectric Power Stations) label in black, gray and red, stamps of worker 14k and 4k affixed together, used on reverse of cover from Pushkinskie Gory (Pskov Gub.) to Leningrad, tied by "20.7.26" postal marking, arrived in Leningrad on 21.7.26, cover is slightly reduced at left, still F/VF
190.00 
 
103  50

Labels Issued in Odessa

1923-29, "Odesskiy Pischetrest" (Odessa Food Trust), multicolored label, stamp of worker 8l olive brown is affixed over, postally used, mostly VF
60.00 
 
104  51
1923-29, "Tobacco Packs", unused multicolored label in horizontal pair, imperforated on the right, stamps of worker 5k lilac is affixed over, full OG, NH, VF and scarce in pair
150.00 
 
105  51
1924, "Tobacco Packs" multicolored label, bearing soldier 7k brown, used on cover from Odessa to Leningrad, tied by Odessa "10.12.24" date stamp, postmarked on arrival "15.12.24", mostly VF
190.00 
 
106  50-51
1923-29, two multicolored labels - "Pischetrest" and "Tobacco Packs", each one bearing a definitive stamp, postally used, mostly VF
90.00 
 
107  52-53

Labels Issued in Rostov-on-Don

1923-29, "Dongostabfabrika" (Don State Tobacco Factory), two labels representing pictures of different tobacco packs, each one with definitive stamp affixed over, postally used, the last one with shallow thin spot, otherwise VF
95.00 
 
108  53
1924, registered cover from Ganja (then Elisabethpol) to Tiflis, horizontal pair of "Dongostabfabrika" labels on reverse, each one with peasant 6k blue affixed over, appropriate markings and arrival ds, cover was opened roughly and with some flaws, still F/VF and very rare pair on cover
475.00 
 
109  55

Labels Issued in Samara

1923-29, "Gosrybsyndicat" (State Fishery Syndicate), label in black, stamp of worker 14k gray blue is affixed over, postally used, VF
250.00 
 
110  59
1923-29, "Khleboproduct" (Gubernia Enterprise "Grain Commodities") unused label in blue, orange and green, soldier 3k brownish red is affixed over, minor blue ink offset on reverse, no gum, fresh, VF and scarce
475.00 
 
111  60
1923-29, "Khleboproduct" (Gubernia Enterprise "Grain Commodities"), unused multicolored label, no definitive stamp, no gum, VF and scarce
475.00 
 
112  60
1923-29, "Khleboproduct" (Gubernia Enterprise "Grain Commodities"), multicolored label with worker 8k olive brown is affixed over, strong shift of horizontal perforation, postally used, VF
275.00 
 
113  61

Labels Issued in Simferopol

1927, "Krymtabaktrest" (Crimea Tobacco Trust), multicolored label, bearing worker 8k olive brown, used on reverse of cover from Moscow to Smolensk, tied by Moscow-Byelorusskaya Train station "15.2.27" ds(appears as "21"), Smolensk "16.2.27" arrival marking, cover is roughly opened, still F/VF
180.00 
 
114  62

Labels Issued in Kharkov

1925, "Tabak Trest Ukrainy" (Ukrainian Tobacco Trust), multicolored label with soldier 7k brown, used on reverse of pre-printed cover from Kharkov to Feodosia, tied by Kharkov "24.6.25" postal cancellation, arrived in Feodosia on 26.06.25", repaired cover tear on reverse at left, still F/VF
190.00 
 
115  62
1924, "Tabak Trest Ukrainy", multicolored label in vertical pair, imperforated at the top and on the right, each label is bearing soldier 7k brown, used on reverse of registered cover from Kharkov to Taganrog, tied by"24.11.24" date stamp, Taganrog "26.11.24" arrival marking, mostly VF and scarce franking
375.00 
 
116  63
1926, "Tutun Trest Ukrainy" (Ukrainian Tobacco Trust) label in blue and yellow with worker 8k olive brown, used on reverse of cover from Kherson to Pervomaysk, tied by Kherson "19.5.26" date stamp, postmarked on arrival"21.5.26", mostly VF
240.00 
 
117  61-63

Tobacco Advertisement

1923-29, three labels, one printed in Simferopol and two - in Kharkov, each one bearing a definitive stamp, postally used, mostly VF
110.00 
 
118  1P

Labels issued by Non-Postal Organizations
Hotel "Evropeyskaya" at Petrograd

1923-24, set of four unused labels in black brown, red, light blue and bluish green, each one bearing a definitive stamp, two with full OG, two without gum, green label with small thin spot mostly on margin, VF appearance
250.00 
 
119  1P
1923-24, set of three unused labels in black brown, red and light blue, no definitive stamps, one with full OG, two - without gum, mostly VF
150.00 
 
120  2P

Ukrainian State Publishing House

1929, "Kniga - Pochtoi" (Book by Mail), label in black and carmine, worker (2nd definitive issue) of 10k brown is affixed over, postally used, mostly VF
70.00 
 
121  2P
1929, "Kniga - Pochtoi" label in black and carmine with worker 10k brown, used on reverse of cover from Kiev to Nizhni-Novgorod, tied by Kiev Train Station "26.2.29" postal marking, machine arrival ds, mostly VF
240.00 
 
122  3/63, 2P

Balance of the Dr. John H. Avtsin Collection

1923-29, 31 mostly used labels (one - unused) and one cover, representing issues of Moscow (23), Kiev (1), Petrograd- Leningrad (3 and a cover), Simferopol (1), Kharkov (2)and Ukrainian Publishing (1), generally all different, including one pair, a few used on pieces, we found just five labels with minor flaws, nice quality overall, F/VF
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2, 3, 4
800.00 
 
123 **/*   242-49, var

First Agriculture Exhibition Issue

1923, 1r-7r, 48 mint imperforated and perforated stamps in singles, pairs and blocks, including imperforated stamps of 5r with very pale background and background shift, three fantails and three pairs imperforated between, as well as complete set in blocks of four with perforation 13 1/2, all housed on Lindner hingeless pages, full OG, NH or LH/hinged, mostly VF
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2, 3, 4, 5
300.00 
 
124 **   242-45, 246-49, a
1923, 1r-7r, imperforated complete set of four in horizontal pairs, two perforated complete sets of four or three with perforation 12 1/2 or 13 1/2 respectively, full OG, NH, mostly VF
95.00 
 
125 **/*   250-59, 261-64, var

First Definitive Issue - Lithographic Printing

1924, 1k-1r, 4k-40k, 79 mint stamps and one postal history item, including blocks of 8, 10 or 12 with printer's markings, 13 Leningrad Provisionally perforated 12 1/2 or 14 1/2x15stamps of 1k, 3k, 4k, 20k and 1r, nice range of 4k-40k with complete MNH set and imperforated 40k in pair (short margin at bottom), fresh condition, most with full OG, NH or LH/hinged, F/VF
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2, 3, 4, 5
550.00 
 
126 **/*   265-72, var

Lenin Mourning Issue

1924, 3k-20k, 31 mint stamps and one Exhibition cover with all four values, the unit includes complete set with narrow frame (3k - expertly regummed) and extra a single and horizontal pair of 20k (LH or NH respectively), perforated 12k with wide frame in horizontal strip of four, some plate varieties and more, nice quality material housed on two Lindner hingeless pages, generally full OG, NH or LH/hinged, F/VF
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475.00 
 
127  265-68 var
1924, 3k-20k, complete set of four with narrow frame, nice margins all around, full OG, VLH (on 3k and 20k on margin away from the stamps), VF
375.00 
 
128 **   268 var
1924, 20k red and black, narrow frame, top sheet margin block of four, additional "ghost" print of black color, full OG (no gum on the edge), NH, VF
475.00 
 
129  SC #NP10
1924, Portrait of Lenin, black-and-white photo-essay of 6k on thick glossy paper, unaccepted design, size 20x35mm, minor soiling on Lenin's shirt not mentioned in certificate, fresh otherwise, no gum as produced, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate
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700.00 
 
130  SC #NP10
1924, Portrait of Lenin, black-and-white photo-essay of 6k on thick glossy paper with red water-color frame, unaccepted design, size 22.5x37.5mm, no gum as produced, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate
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700.00 
 
131 **/*   273/90 imp

First Definitive Issue - Typographical Printing (Imperforated stamps)

1923-25, 3k-50k, 2k-1r, 24 mint stamps, including one block of four (2k with double impression), 20k (short margins at top and bottom), 30kunused, no gum, all other valuable stamps are dubious, including 50k and 1r (Caffaz certificate), generally full OG, NH or LH/hinged, F/VF
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375.00 
 
132  275A
1923, peasant 50k brown, four enlarged margins imperforated single, nice stamp in every respect, full OG, very light trace of hinge, VF and scarce, N. Mandrovski certificate, C.v. $6,750
1500.00 
 
133  275A var
1923, peasant 50k brown, bottom right corner margin single with double impression, full OG, previously hinged, VF and an eye-catching item
475.00 
 
134  277 imp
1924-25, peasant 2k green, nice margins all around, full OG, very light trace of hinge, VF
190.00 
 
135  277 imp
1924-25, peasant 2k pale green, shade variety, enlarged margin (especially at the top) single, full OG, VLH, VF
190.00 
 
136  281
1924-25, trial color proof of 6k in gray black, bottom right corner sheet margin block of four, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF
190.00 
 
137 **   284 imp
1924-25, peasant 9k orange red, beautiful balanced margins, bold color of completely flawless single, full OG, NH, VF and rare, N. Mandrovski certificate
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2300.00