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Lots 1013 - 1031,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #81, March 21, 2019. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
1013  230
1922, definitive issue, two imperforated essays of worker 3r in blue, printed on white and cream paper, unissued denomination, this design was used for 10r stamp, full OG, NH, VF
95.00 
 
1014  240b var
1923, peasant 5r blue, imperforated single with open pre-printing paper fold (L'accordeon) variety, full OG, LH, VF, SC #0111 var
70.00 
 
1015  241A
1923, definitive issue, two perforated and two imperforated trial color proofs of soldier 20r in violet black and dark gray, full OG, NH (2) or LH, VF, C.v. $800
190.00 
 
1016   Mi P21.II

Postal Stationery Items

1929, unsevered stationery reply card (single line inscription at the bottom) 3k+3k red, uprated by four values and sent from Kazan to Geneva, violet boxed "Вынуто из Почтового Ящика"(Removed from a mail box), arrival ds, VF
95.00 
 
1017    

Group of Advertising Stationery Envelopes

1926-47, 34 items, including 7 unused and 27 used, showing various advertising messages on front and reverse about fast delivery of correspondences, banking services, Revolutionaries' Aid Association and etc., approximately 10 items faulted, others are in nice collectible condition, F/VF
425.00 
 
1018    

Errors Selection

1940-56, four envelopes and one postcard, envelope Moscow Kremlin 60k has security lining printed on both sides and with mirrored impression of Arms and stamp inside, air mail envelope1r has no word "AVIA"and with wrong laying-out as three other pieces, minor soiling mentioned, still F/VF and rarely offered items
425.00 
 
1019    
1988, two illustrated stationery postcards (Fall Bouquet) of 4k black with double impression, one of which has second impression inverted, both are unused, VF, a common card is included
130.00 
 
1020  1931
1957, Georgi Plekhanov, die proof of 40k in black, printed on white paper, size 118x117mm, signed by artist (Dubassov) and engraver (Mikheyev) at the bottom, slight folds at left and minor marginal thin on margin, otherwise excellent quality item, no gum as produced, VF and extremely rare item, V. Liapine certificate
950.00 
 
1021  1996
1957, Vladimir Lenin, die proof of 40k in dark carmine, printed on white paper, size 44x55mm, excellent quality, no gum as produced, VF, V. Liapine certificate stated "...this item is a big philatelic rarity"
700.00 
 
1022  1996
1957, Vladimir Lenin, die proof of 40k in blue, printed on white paper, size 122x98mm, signed by artist Dubassov at the bottom, excellent quality, no gum as produced, VF and very rare, V. Liapine certificate
700.00 
 
1023  2124
1958, Lenin Square in Stalinabad (now Dushanbe), die proof of 40k in greenish black on white paper, size 116x67mm, three different Goznak officials signatures (two on reverse), traces of correcting paper removal on the face, no thins or hidden defects, no gum as produced, F/VF and extremely rare, V. Liapine certificate
375.00 
 
1024  2125
1958, Prospect Rustaveli in Tbilisi, die proof of 40k in dark carmine on white paper, size 100x60mm, no gum as produced, VF, V. Liapine certificate stated "...extremely rare item, the only example is known to me"
700.00 
 
1025  2127
1958, University Square in Frunze (now Bishkek), die proof of 40k in greenish black on white paper, size 169x104mm, signed by engraver Mokrousov and two officials, Goznak seal at the bottom right, minimal paper wrinkles at the bottom, a beautiful piece, no gum as produced, VF and very rare, V. Liapine certificate
700.00 
 
1026  2128
1958, View of Yerevan, die proof of central design without "1958" at bottom right corner in myrtle green, printed on white paper, size 80x77mm, design engraver Mayorova, mounted on Goznak presentation card, fresh, no gum as produced, VF and extremely rare item, V. Liapine certificate
700.00 
 
1027  2131
1958, Round Square in Minsk, die proof of 40k in greenish black on white paper, size 165x118mm, signed by engraver Mayorova and two officials, Goznak seal at the top left, minimal paper wrinkles at the top, nice quality otherwise, no gum as produced, VF and very rare, V. Liapine certificate
700.00 
 
1028  2288
1958, definitive issue, die proof of steel worker 60k in black, printed on white paper, size 29x55mm, no gum as produced, VF and rare, V. Liapine certificate
700.00 
 
1029  
1959, Novodevichy Convent, die proof of unissued design with no value indicated in black, engraved design on white paper, size 47x57mm, slight traces of correcting paper removal at corners, still nice condition, no gum as produced, VF and extremely rare, only a few such proofs are in existence. Issue of the stamp had been blocked by Khrushchev as a religious propaganda, V. Liapine certificate
2400.00 
 
1030  2338
1961, Abkhazian Autonomous Republic, View of Sukhumi, die proof of 4k in brownish carmine, printed on white paper, size 102x76mm, official signature at the bottom, tiny blue spot at the top margin, a beautiful item, no gum as produced, VF and very rare, V. Liapine certificate
550.00 
 
1031  2339
1961, Kabardino-Balkar Autonomous Republic, View of Nalchik, die proof of 4k in violet black, printed on white paper, size 105x75mm, official signature at the bottom, perfect condition, no gum as produced, VF and very rare, V. Liapine certificate
550.00