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Catalogue of Stamp Auction #77, March 02, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
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1  1 Pa
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 35k pale ultra, bottom sheet margin imperforated single, control line on the edge, full OG, hinged, VF, Scott #149a
 
Closed  
2 **/*   9 Ta
1921, 200r brown, double impression, block of four, full OG, NH or VLH (between two bottom stamps), VF, Scott #182a
 
Closed  
3  10
1921, plate proof of 250r in black, printed on thick glossy paper, no gum as produced, previously hinged, VF, Scott #183
 
Closed  
4 **/*   12-13 Ta
1921, 500r blue and 1000r carmine, two stamps with double impression printed on ordinary paper, both with full OG, NH (500r) or previously hinged, VF, Scott #185a- 86a
 
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5 **   13
1921, 1000r carmine, printed on ordinary paper, four complete sheets of 50, three with vertical gutter in the middle of different width and one without gutter (scarce), insignificant marginal flaws possible, nice and fresh unit, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #186
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2, 3, 4
 
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6  UD26
1921, "Emancipated Proletarian", imperforated essay of unissued design for 100r in olive green, raster (intaglio) printing, no gum as produced, NH, VF
 
Closed  
7  UD26a
1921, "Emancipated Proletarian", die proof of unissued design for 100r in black, engraved printing on thin cardboard with text "Proletarians of the World Unite!", size 60x40mm, no gum as issued, NH, VF and very rare
 
Closed  
8  33 II
1922, red surcharge (with dots after letters) 10,000r on 40r slate, large size stamp, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Scott #200f
 
Closed  
9  35, 37-38 Ta
1922, inverted black surcharges 5000r on 2r, 5000r on 20r and 10,000r on 40r, the last one is small size stamp with top margin, fresh quality, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, Scott #192a, 194-95a
 
Closed  
10 **/*   39 I, II
1922, black surcharge (7mm apart) 10,000r on 40r slate, two stamps of small and large size, full OG, NH or VLH, VF, Scott #195 var
 
Closed  
11 **   44 CSP Ka
1922, Proletarians of the World Unite, 22,500r violet, printed on buff paper without watermark, left sheet margin single with large dash inside white spot on the right, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #206 var
 
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12 **   51 var
1922, "Philately for the Children", shifted to the left black overprint on 3k red, block of six (3x2), positions 18-20/23 -25 of the first setting, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #B26 var
 
Closed  
13 **   55-58
1922, Postal Transports, no value indicated, complete set of four in horizontal (1) or vertical gutter blocks of 50, fresh and unfolded with insignificant marginal flaws, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #B34-37
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2, 3, 4
 
Closed  
14  55
1922, Mail Steamship, no value indicated, imperforated proof in light blue, left sheet margin single printed on thick paper, no gum as produced, NH, VF, Scott #B35
 
Closed  
15  59 Ta
1922, 5th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 5r black and orange, double impression of black color, full OG, VLH, VF, Scott #211 var
 
Closed  
16  081B
1922-23, litho "Star" surcharge 20r on 15k brown lilac and blue, right sheet margin imperforated single, surcharge position 25, very slight bend at the bottom margin did not affect the stamp, full OG, very light trace of hinge, VF and scarce, Z. Mikulski certificate, Scott #224
 
Closed  
17 **/*   95-99, 97PP
1923, "Philately for the Labor", complete set of six, including stamp of 2r+2r on 250r, printed on thin paper, full OG, NH or VLH (silver surcharge), VF, the "key" values expertized by Z. Mikulski, A. Rosselevitch and others, Scott B38-42, B40a
 
Closed  
18  96 Ka, Kd
1923, "Philately for the Labor", two stamps with gold surcharge "1r+1r" on 10r black and brown, first one without a dot after first "r", the other one with double frame at the top, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Scott #B39 var
 
Closed  
19 **   96 Tb
1923, "Philately for the Labor", inverted gold surcharge "1r+1r" on 10r black and brown, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #B39a
 
Closed  
20  96 Tc
1923, "Philately for the Labor", red trial surcharge "1r+1r" on 10r brown and black, left margin single, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs on reverse
 
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21 **   97 Tb
1923, "Philately for the Labor", inverted bronze surcharge "2r+2r" on 250r violet, insignificant gum wrinkle, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, Scott #B40b
 
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22  97 Tc
1923, "Philately for the Labor", trial red surcharge "2r+2r" on 250r violet, printed on ordinary paper, full OG, LH, VF
 
Closed  
23  97 PP Tc
1923, "Philately for the Labor", trial red surcharge "2r+2r" on 250r violet, printed on thin paper, pin-point natural paper inclusion, full OG, VLH, VF
 
Closed  
24  98 Ka
1923, "Philately for the Labor", bronze surcharge "4r+4r" on 5000r violet, spaced date "1 923" variety, full OG, LH, VF, neat owner's hs on reverse, Scott #B41a
 
Closed  
25  98 Ta
1923, "Philately for the Labor", inverted bronze surcharge "4r+4r" on 5000r violet, neatly cancelled on a piece, fresh, VF, expertized by Z. Mikulski, Scott #B41b
 
Closed  
26  98 Tc
1923, "Philately for the Labor", trial red surcharge "4r+4r" on 5000r violet, full OG, LH, VF
 
Closed  
27  99 Ka
1923, "Philately for the Labor", silver surcharge "4r+4r" on 5000r violet, left margin single with spaced date "1 923" variety, full OG, very light trace of hinge (appears NH), VF, expertized by W. Pohl and Romeko, Scott #B42b
 
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28  99-99 Ka
1923, "Philately for the Labor", silver surcharge "4r+4r" on 5000r violet, vertical pair, bottom stamp with spaced date "1 923" variety, neatly cancelled in the middle, fresh and VF, expertized by Z. Mikulski, N. Mandrovski certificate
 
Closed  
29 **/*   99 Tb/99 Ka Tb
1923, "Philately for the Labor", inverted silver surcharge "4r+4r" on 5000r violet, vertical pair, top stamp with spaced date "1 923" variety, excellent condition, full OG, NH or LH (top stamp), VF and extremely rare, only block of four and two singles exist with inverted and spaced date surcharge besides this pair, expertized by Dr. Jemtschoujin, P. Buchsbayew certificate, ex-Liphschutz
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Closed  
30  0110 Ta
1923, worker 4r brown, bottom sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair with double impression, full OG, LH, VF, Scott #239b
 
Closed  
31 **   SI1-4

Special and Official issues

1922, Rostov-on-Don issue, 2t-6t, complete set of four, trivial paper inclusion as often, no gum as produced, NH, VF, Scott #B30-33
 
Closed  
32 **   SI1 Ta
1922, Rostov-on-Don issue, 2t green, double impression, no gum as issued, NH, VF, expertized by Dr. Jemtschoujin, Scott #B30a
 
Closed  
33 **   SI5-8
1922, German Consulate issue, red surcharges on Consular stamps, 10m on 2.25r-600m on 3r, set of four, surcharges type I, the high value with top margin, full OG, NH, VF, each one with Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, Scott #CO1-4
 
Closed  
34 */U   

Balance of RSFSR issues

1918-23, 52 mostly mint stamps, representing "Sword Breaking Chain", second definitive issues, "For the Hungry", "Philately for the Labor" surcharges and several others, some errors and varieties, nice quality unit, full OG or used (pair with a dot after "10" unused, no gum), mostly VF
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Closed  
35 **   1-4, var
1923, First Agriculture Exhibition, 1r-7r, two imperforated complete sets of four, printed on white or yellowish paper, most with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #242-45
 
Closed  
36  011 II
1923, "Fokker 111", 5r green, wide "5" variety, usual gum bend, fresh and nice single, full OG, LH, VF and very rare, only 50 stamps were printed, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, Z. Mikulski certificate, Scott #C4a
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Closed  
37 **   27-30
1924, Lenin Mourning issue, 3k-20k, imperforated complete set of four, narrow frame variety, nice and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, Scott #265-68 var
 
Closed  
38 **   27B-30B
1924, Lenin Mourning issue, 3k-20k, imperforated complete set of four with wide frame variety, blocks of four, minor usual gum waves, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #265- 68
 
Closed  
39  44
1924-25, definitive issue, perforated and imperforated proofs of peasant 6k in black, typo printing, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #281
 
Closed  
40  50
1924-25, definitive issue, peasant 15k lemon yellow, perforation 14 1/2x15, beautiful stamp without usual paper inclusion, full OG, LH, F/VF centering, very scarce, neat owner's hs on reverse, Raritan Stamps guarantee, Scott #287
 
Closed  
41  60 II
1924, black surcharge 10k on "Fokker 111" 5r green, wide "5" variety, usual gum waves, full OG, previously hinged, VF, P. Buchsbayew certificate, Scott #C7a
 
Closed  
42  60 II
1924, black surcharge 10k on "Fokker 111" 5r green, wide "5" variety, a part of Moscow postal cancellation, fresh and VF, Scott #C7a
 
Closed  
43  63 Ta
1924, Leningrad Flood issue, inverted black surcharge 3k+10k on 100r orange, printed on ordinary paper, full OG, previously hinged, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, Scott #B43b
 
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44 **/*   68-71, 72-75, 72A-75A
1925, Lenin Mausoleum, 7k-40k, imperforated and perforated complete set of four, both are NH, in addition perforated set on thick paper (LH), all with full OG, F/VF, Scott #294-301, var
 
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45 **   68, var
1925, Lenin Mausoleum, 7k blue, imperforated complete sheet of 50 (5x10), representing all listed varieties on positions 26, 32, 36 and 41, as well as numerous unlisted plate errors, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #294 var
 
Closed  
46  68
1925, Lenin Mausoleum, set of five imperforated proofs of 7k in brown lilac, brown, blue, ultra and olive brown, printed on security paper with text on reverse, no gum as produced, NH, VF
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47  70
1925, Lenin Mausoleum, imperforated proof of 20k in carmine rose (close to issued color), printed on a cardboard, perfect quality, no gum as issued, NH, VF and scarce
 
Closed  
48  NP33
1925, Lenin Mausoleum, imperforated essay of unaccepted vertical design for 40k stamp in lilac brown, left sheet margin horizontal pair printed on watermarked Borders and Rosettes paper, full OG, NH, VF, Raritan Stamps guarantee
 
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49 **   76-97
1925, definitive issue, 1k-5r, complete set of 22 (both 10k stamps), printed on watermarked paper, most with sheet margins, perforation 12 (1k-2r) and 13 1/2 (3r and 5r), full OG, NH, mostly VF, Scott #304-25
 
Closed  
50  
1924-26, Advertising Labels for using with definitive stamps, group of 14 items (11 different), most printed in Moscow, some usual faults, still collectible quality material, F/VF
 
Closed  
51 **   98-99, 99A
1925, Vladimir Lenin, 5r brick red and 10r indigo, complete set of two, perforation 13 1/2 and 5r with perforation 12 1/2, the last one with left sheet margin, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #302-03, 302a
 
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52 **   0100-01
1925, Vladimir Lenin, 5r brick red and 10r indigo, imperforated complete set in bottom left corner sheet margin blocks of four, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #302-03 imp
 
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53 **   102-03, var
1925, Academy of Sciences, 3k yellow brown, three stamps, perforation L12 1/2 (two of different shades) and comb 12x12 1/2; 15k olive green, two stamps, perforation 12 1/2 or 13 1/2, full OG, NH, mostly VF, Scott #326-27, var
 
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54  102a var
1925, Academy of Sciences, 3k yellow brown, perforation L13 1/2, vertical pair imperforated between stamps and at the bottom (possibly trimmed), neat Batum postal cancellation, VF appearance of unrecorded perforation error
 
Closed  
55 **   102-03
1925, Academy of Sciences, 3k yellow brown and 15k olive green, complete set of two perforated proofs on thick paper without watermark, full OG, NH, VF
 
Closed