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Lots 1032 - 1068,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #80, December 14, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Net Price
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
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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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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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
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

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

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
1039  J1b, J6b
1924-25, inverted red surcharges 1k on 35k ultra and 12k on 70k brown, first one with top sheet margin, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $350
1040 **/*   J11-17, J18-24
1925, Numerals, 1k-14k, three complete set of seven or six, litho and typo printing on paper without watermark, and typo printing on watermarked paper, all have perforation 12x12 1/2 plus extra litho 14k with perforation14, most with corner or sheet margins, full OG, NH or LH (4), VF and a gorgeous unit
1041  J16a
1925, Numerals, 10k dark blue, litho printing with perforation 14, two postally used values printed on thin and thick paper, fresh quality, VF
1042 **   SC #Sl14
1922, turned clockwise red surcharge 500r on "Sword Breaking Chain" 70k brown, complete unfolded sheet of 100, numerous varieties of surcharge, minor marginal only flaws, nice quality unit, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple, C.v. 30,000P as for stamps w/o varieties
1043 **   SC #PE1B
1924, second issue, black surcharge 1k on Insurance stamp of 1r brown and yellow, perforation 11 1/2, full OG, NH, VF and scarce in never hinged condition, N. Mandrovski certificate
1044 **   SC #PE11A-12A
1925, third issue, black surcharges 75k on 10k+1k and 1r on 3k+1k, both have perforation 12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF
1045  SC #PE12A var
1925, third issue, black surcharge 1r on 3k+1k red and green, two stamps of types 3 and 5, both with perforation 12 1/2, full OG, VLH, VF
1046 **   SC #PE22, var
1932-33, sixth issue, black surcharge 15k on 70k brown, block of six (2x3), top right stamp with broken "15" and right "kop" due to cracked surcharge plate (position 12), full OG, NH, VF
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1047  SC #PE27 Ta
1932-33, sixth issue, inverted black surcharge 5r on 35k ultra, full OG, LH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs on reverse
1048 **   SC #PE21/27

Multiples of the Sixth Issue

1932-33, red or black surcharges 10k, 15k, 50k, 1r, 3r and 5r on 35k or 70k in blocks of 4, 25 or larger, the total 333 stamps, numerous surcharge varieties, two stamps in blocks with narrow "o"in "Rossia" variety, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF and great lot for a connoisseur
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
1049 **   Barefoot #3-7
1923, Ussuri Rail Road, Locomotive, 1k-10k, complete set of five, 10k with red overprint, blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiples
1950's, Charity Vignettes Illustrated Glorious History of Russian State in IX-XIX Centuries, four booklets, each one contains se-tenant pane of six different labels (one for each Russian Ruler), issued by Association of Russian War Invalids in France using drawings of V. Vereschagin, fresh and VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Aviation Charity Labels
Middle Asia O.D.V.F. (Tashkent)

1923-24, Airplane and Sunrise, eight labels, including six with new value surcharges, and O.D.V.F. Emblem, 10k red, all in nice quality, mostly VF


1930, Airplane "Red Partisan of Georgia" for 16th Congress of Communist Party, multicolored round-shaped label, pasted up on fabric, fresh, VF
1053 **/*   L6/11
1871-84, Coat of Arms, 2k in various color combinations, two blocks of four and two blocks of six, all are original printings, full OG, NH or LH (two top stamps of each multiple), VF, C.v. $465++
1054  L11b
1884, Coat of Arms, 2k black, red and green, top sheet margin imperforated single, full OG, LH, VF
1055  L12
1901, Wenden Castle, two imperforated plate proofs of 2k in bluish green and brown, printed on soft thinned paper, the last one with double impression of frame, no gum as issued, VF
1056  L1/12

Complete Collection

1862-1901, 12 mint stamps, including No.L2 and L3 in premium quality (no thins or any hidden defects), we mention only pin-point marginal thin on No.L5, excellent quality unit, full OG or no gum as produced, VF, all "key" values properly expertized, C.v. $833
1057 */U   N13-20
1919, black overprint "Aunus" on Finnish Coat of Arms issue, 5p-10m, complete set of eight, all are unused, except 5m with appropriate postal cancellation, VF, the "key" value expertized by Champion, C.v. $1,490
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1058  10 var
1919, inverted black overprint "Sev. Zap. Armia" on imperforated 3k carmine rose, enlarged margins single, full OG, LH, VF, two experts' hs on reverse
1059 **   14 fn
1919, black overprint "Sev. Zap. Armia" on imperforated 1k, 2k, 5k and 70k, perforated 20k on 14k, set of five unissued values, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, each one guaranteed genuine, C.v. $465 as hinged
1060 **   1-5 var
1919, "OKSA", 5k-50k, complete set of five in gutter tete-beche sheets of 200 (100+100), sheet of 50k printed on thin paper, all others - on ordinary paper, occasional marginal flaws, folded along the gutter, full OG, NH, VF, all guaranteed genuine, C.v. $600 w/o a premium for 50 gutter tete-beche pairs
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2, 3, 4, 5
1061 **   
1919, General Miller issue, Coat of Arms, 5k-5r, imperforated complete set of seven, all are top left corner margin singles, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF
1062  2
1865, 10pa brown and blue, nice margins all around, minute (1.5mm) water stain at the margin of bottom right corner, nice stamp otherwise, full original gum (!), VF, two experts' markings on reverse, C.v. $800
1063  2
1865, 10pa brown and blue, horizontal pair cancelled on a piece, nice margins, large part of Port Chios cancellation, VF and scarce in pair, ex-Faberge
1064  3
1865, 2pi blue and red, well margined single, pen cross cancellation, VF, expertized by A. Diena, a copy of E. Diena certificate for No.2 and 3, C.v. $850
1065  12-15b
1872, 1k-10k, complete set of four, printed on horizontally laid paper, perforation 14 1/2x15, fresh, full or large part of OG (1k), LH or hinged, VF and scarce set in collectible quality
1066  19C
1879, large size blue surcharge 7(k) on 10k carmine and green, printed on horizontally laid paper, slightly rounded top right corner, nice quality single, full OG, previously hinged, VF, two experts' hs on reverse, C.v. $1,250
1067  23-26 imp
1884, Numerals, 1k-7k, imperforated complete set in horizontal pairs, printed on horizontally laid paper, three of which with bottom sheet margins, nice quality, full OG, LH or hinged, VF and very scarce
1068    34-35
1910, parcel card from Russian PO at New Athon to Jerusalem, franked by three surcharged values, Athon postal negative seal and circular ds, Russian PO at Jerusalem arrival marking on reverse, several folds and hinge reinforcement, otherwise F/VF and rare commercial mailing