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Lots 1006 - 1038,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #80, December 14, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
1006  C12b-13b
1930, Zeppelin issue, 40k dark blue and 80k carmine, imperforated complete set of two, each one with sheet margin at right or at left, full OG, LH, VF and eye-catching scarce set, C.v. $3,300
1500.00 
 
1007 **   C15-19
1931, Airships, 10k-1r, imperforated complete set of five in vertical or horizontal pairs (20k), top stamp of 10k with thickened second "k" in "kopeek" variety, full OG, NH, VF
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300.00 
 
1008 **   C23
1931, Airship over the Arctic Region, 50k brown, two sheet margin blocks of four with perforation L12 1/2, distinctly different shades, one has marginal only separation, post office fresh quality otherwise, full OG, NH, VF
95.00 
 
1009  C23 var
1931, Airship over the Arctic Region, 50k brown, perforation L12 1/2, a dot in "O" variety (position 44), full OG, VLH, VF
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100.00 
 
1010  C23a
1931, Airship over the Arctic Region, 50k dark gray blue, error of color, nicely centered, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $500
150.00 
 
1011 **   C26-29
1931, Ice-Breaker "Malygin", 30k-2r, imperforated complete set of four, all with bottom sheet margins, full OG (slightly disturbed on margin of 2r), NH, VF, C.v. $217
100.00 
 
1012 **   C26-29
1932, Ice-Breaker "Malygin", 30k-2r, imperforated complete set of four in vertical pairs, three of which with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF
240.00 
 
1013 **   C30a var
1931, Ice-Breaker "Malygin", 30k violet, perforation L12 1/2, large white spot over "B" at the bottom variety, full OG, NH, F/VF and scarce
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140.00 
 
1014 **   C34-35a
1932, International Polar Year, 50k carmine and 1r green, complete set of two, both with perforation 12, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $315
110.00 
 
1015 **   C37-39
1933, Stratostat "CCCP 1", 5k-20k, complete set of three, two with sheet margins, practically without usual gum waves, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $373
190.00 
 
1016 **   C37-39, var
1933, Stratostat "CCCP 1", 5k-20k, complete set in blocks of four, block of 20k has perforation between right stamps reinforced by light hinge, post office fresh quality unit, full OG, NH, VF, other 20k block (folded along perforation) in NH condition is included
1400.00 
 
1017  C39
1933, Stratostat "CCCP 1", 20k violet, bottom sheet margin single with a part of perfin "Obrazets" at the top, full OG, LH, VF
95.00 
 
1018  C40-44
1934, Civil Aviation, 5k-80k, complete set of five, printed on watermarked Borders and Rosettes paper, full OG, mainly LH, VF, C.v. $350
110.00 
 
1019  C40
1934, Civil Aviation, imperforated trial color proof of 5k in brown, printed on watermarked Borders and Rosettes paper, nice margins all around, full OG, previously hinged, VF
475.00 
 
1020 **   C50-52
1934, Stratosphere Disaster, 5k-20k, complete set of three, premium centering, full original gum (unusually streaky on 10k value), NH, VF, C.v. $295
140.00 
 
1021  C50-52
1934, Stratosphere Disaster, 5k-20k, complete set of three, each stamp with a part of perfin "Obrazets", trimmed perforation by scissors in several places, full OG, LH, VF and scarce in complete set
275.00 
 
1022  C51 var
1934, Stratosphere Disaster, Andrey Vasenko, 10k brown, left sheet margin single, imperforated on the left, neatly cancelled, VF and rare perforation error
1400.00 
 
1023  C53-57
1934, Airships, 5k-30k, complete set of five, nicely centered, full OG, LH (20k) or hinged, VF, C.v. $517.50
140.00 
 
1024  C57
1934, Airship "Lenin", 30k ultra, the "key" value of the set, large part of perfin "Obrazets", nicely centered, full OG, VLH, VF
140.00 
 
1025  C58-67
1935, Chelyuskin Rescue, 1k-50k, complete set of ten, fresh quality, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $1,032
375.00 
 
1026 **   C68
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, position 5 of 25-stamp setting, nice and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, C.v. $1,275
475.00 
 
1027 **   C68 var
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, position 13 of 25-stamp setting, basic stamp printed on paper with horizontal position of watermark Borders and Rosettes, which is very scarce, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs on reverse
700.00 
 
1028  C68b
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, small "ф" variety of surcharge, position 9 of 25-stamp setting, full OG, very light trace of hinge (appearing NH), VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs on reverse, C.v. $1,500
550.00 
 
1029 **   C75a
1937, Aviation Exhibition, 1r black, brown and buff, souvenir sheet of four, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $400
95.00 
 
1030 **   C75a var
1937, Aviation Exhibition, 1r black, brown and buff, souvenir sheet of four, broken left wing of airplane variety (upper right stamp), full OG, NH, VF and unrecorded plate error
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140.00 
 
1031 **   C75a var
1937, Aviation Exhibition, 1r black, brown and buff, souvenir sheet of four, bottom right stamp with "moon" variety (buff round spot on stripe at the top), excellent quality, full OG, NH, VF
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140.00 
 
1032  C75a
1937, Aviation Exhibition, 1r black, brown and buff, souvenir sheet of four, cancelled on a fragment of Special Delivery cover, which was sent from Leningrad, F/VF
70.00 
 
1033 **   C80-81
1944, red surcharge 1r on Talalikhin 30k green and Gastello 30k ultramarine, complete set of two in sheets of 100 (10x10), folded once along vertical perforation, some edge separations, full OG, NH, VF, SC.v. 36,000P
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140.00 
 
1034 **   C94, var
1955, definitive issue, Globe and Airplane, 2r deep blue, two complete sheets of 200 (20x10), perforation comb 12 1/2x12 and L12 1/2, first one is unfolded, the other one - folded once, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $500++
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95.00 
 
1035 **   C95, var
1955, North Pole-Moscow Flight, red overprint on 1r multicolored, block of four, top right stamp without a dash variety, while top left one with wide space between "Sev." and "Polyus", full OG, NH, VF
110.00 
 
1036 **/*   C2/75a, E1-3

Collection on Stockpages

1923-37, 73 mint stamps and 1 souvenir sheet, including never hinged Air Post Conference, Zeppelin set with perforation 12 1/2, Ice- Breaker "Malygin" imperforated set, Stratosphere Disaster, Aviation Exhibition set and souvenir sheet, fresh quality overall, mainly full OG (several stamps are regummed), mostly VF, SC.v. almost 270,000P, stamps with private perforation 11 are not counted
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2, 3, 4
1100.00 
 
1037    

Pioneer SCADTA Flight

October 3-29, 1931, mixed franking cover from Leningrad to Cali (Colombia) via Berlin, Colombian stationery envelope 4c blue, franked by seven Soviet adhesives and sent by registered airmail on line "Leningrad-Berlin" on October 3, then forwarded by sea to Buenaventura, upon arrival to Colombia (10.27) posted to SCADTA flight to Cali (10.29), uprated by two stamps and tied by Cali ds, address partly erased, still VF
140.00 
 
1038    

Catapult Flight

October 1-2, 1933, mixed franking "Bremen" Catapult Flight registered cover from Leningrad to New York, franked by four Soviet values, posted on Flight Leningrad-Berlin, uprated with six German adhesives upon arrival to Berlin, s/s "Bremen" violet confirmation cachet, NYC "10-2-1933" arrival postmark, VF
275.00