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Lots 1032 - 1068,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #81, March 21, 2019. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
1032  2340
1961, Buriat Autonomous Republic, View of Ulan-Ude, die proof of 4k in brownish carmine, printed on white paper, size 100x78mm, official signature at the bottom, tiny natural paper inclusion at the top, fresh and nice otherwise, no gum as produced, VF, V. Liapine certificate stated "...such proofs usually produced in solitary examples"
550.00 
 
1033  2341
1961, Komi Autonomous Republic, View of Syktyvkar, die proof of 4k in black violet, printed on white paper, size 110x80mm, official signature Goznak violet seal at the bottom, astonishing condition, no gum as produced, VF and very rare, V. Liapine certificate
550.00 
 
1034  2344
1961, Bashkir Autonomous Republic, View of Ufa, die proof of 4k in brownish carmine, printed on white paper, size 84x62mm, official signature at the bottom, flawless condition, no gum as produced, VF and very rare, V. Liapine certificate
550.00 
 
1035  2444
1961, definitive issue, Moscow Kremlin and Earth Orbit, die proof of engraved design for 6k in black, printed on special Goznak paper, size 90x54mm, slight paper wave at right, perfect quality otherwise, VF and extremely rare, issued stamp had been produced by intaglio printing, V. Liapine certificate
550.00 
 
1036  2448
1961, definitive issue, Airplane over Power Station and Earth Orbit, sunken die proof of engraved design for 16k in olive black, printed on special Goznak paper, size 100x55mm, VF and extremely rare, issued stamp had been produced by intaglio printing, V. Liapine certificate
550.00 
 
1037  2485
1961, definitive issue, Vladimir Lenin, plate proof of 20k in brown black, perforated at three sides with L12 1/4, microprint of "1961" at right of Lenin's head, design is close to stamp of 40k issued in 1959, but in fact that is proof of 50k value issued in 1961 (artist of both issues P. Vassilyev), full OG, NH, VF and scarce, the similar proof is shown in the A. Pevzner Monograph (page 234 ), Raritan Stamps guarantee
140.00 
 
1038  2493
1961, Vissarion Belinsky, die proof in black of portrait in frame and text (engraved part of the design), printed on special Goznak paper, size 61x83mm, a beautiful piece, VF and very rare, V. Liapine certificate
375.00 
 
1039  2493
1961, Vissarion Belinsky, sunken die proof in black of engraved portrait only, printed on special Goznak paper, size 92x61mm, official signature at the bottom, VF, V. Liapine certificate stated "...(the item) is an exceptional rarity"
350.00 
 
1040  2493
1961, Vissarion Belinsky, die proof in black of the portrait only, printed on special Goznak paper, size 73x60mm, marginal fold at right edge, still VF and very rare, V. Liapine certificate
325.00 
 
1041  2756
1963, Vladimir Mayakovsky, die proof of 4k in black, printed on white paper, size 170x101mm, design engraver Mayorova, official Goznak seal reads: "Строгий Учет" (Strict Record), archival fold at right and slight traces of correcting paper removal, still fresh, close to VF and very rare, V. Liapine certificate
325.00 
 
1042  3063
1966, Musa Djalil, Tatar Poet, sunken die proof of engraved design (portrait) in black, produced on white paper, size 87x105mm, design engraver Mokrousov, internal tear at the bottom part of proof, nice and fresh otherwise, VF and rare, V. Liapine certificate
275.00 
 
1043  3185
1966, Sergey Kirov, die proof of 4k in indigo, printed on white paper, approximate size 120x82mm, official signature at the bottom, folded in the middle, excellent condition, no gum as produced, VF and rare, V. Liapine certificate
350.00 
 
1044  3185
1966, Sergey Kirov, die proof of 4k in indigo, printed on coated light blue paper, approximate size 122x80mm, design engraver Sopronov, folded in the middle, excellent condition, no gum as produced, VF and rare, V. Liapine certificate
350.00 
 
1045  3185
1966, Sergey Kirov, die proof of 4k in brown violet, printed on coated light pink paper, approximate size 122x80mm, design engraver Sopronov, folded in the middle, excellent condition, no gum as produced, VF and rare, V. Liapine certificate
375.00 
 
1046  3186
1966, Grigory (Sergo) Ordzhonikidze, die proof of 4k in indigo, printed in very light blue toned paper, size 62x85mm, officially signed at the bottom, flawless quality, VF, this die proof is much more rare then rather common plate proof, V. Liapine certificate stated "...the first example of large format proof known to me"
275.00 
 
1047  3197
1966, Wilhelm Pieck, die proof of 6k in black, two versions of the text (normal and bold) at the top and bottom are shown, size 91x71mm, officially signed at foot, vertical fold at left margin, nice quality, no gum as produced, VF and extremely rare, V. Liapine certificate
475.00 
 
1048  3197
1966, Wilhelm Pieck, die proof of 6k in black violet, size 31x42mm, fresh condition, no gum as produced, VF and rare, ex-S. Stern Collection
240.00 
 
1049  3197
1966, Wilhelm Pieck, die proof of 6k in indigo, size 30x43mm, perfect quality, no gum as produced, VF and rare, ex-S. Stern Collection
240.00 
 
1050  3236
1966, Shota Rustaveli, die proof of 4k in indigo, printed on white paper, size 42x51mm, no gum as produced, VF and rare, ex-S. Stern Collection
275.00 
 
1051  3237
1966, "Avtandil at Mountain Spring" by Shota Rustaveli, die proof of 6k in black, printed on white paper, size 34x45mm, no gum as produced, VF and rare, ex-S. Stern Collection
275.00 
 
1052  3237
1966, "Avtandil at Mountain Spring" by Shota Rustaveli, die proof of 6k in brownish black, printed on white paper, size 38x52mm, no gum as produced, VF, ex-S. Stern Collection
275.00 
 
1053  4336
1975, 30th Anniversary of the United Nations, sunken die proof of engraved part of the design for souvenir sheet in black, printed on white chalk-surfaced gummed paper, size 89x112mm, design engraver Mayorova, Goznak official signature and seal "Строгий Учет" (Strict Record) at the bottom left, mounted on a presentation card, full OG, VF and very rare, V. Liapine certificate
375.00 
 
1054  4357
1975, Mikalojus Ciurlionis, Lithuanian Composer, sunken die proof of engraved part of the design (portrait) in greenish blue, printed on white chalk-surfaced gummed paper, size 88x115mm, Goznak official signature and seal "Строгий Учет" (Strict Record) on reverse, full OG, trace of hinge, VF and very rare, V. Liapine certificate
275.00 
 
1055  4487
1976, Marshal Georgy Zhukov, die proof of 4k in black, printed on white chalk-surfaced paper, size 88x120mm, Goznak official signature and seal at the bottom right, slight archival folds at foot, no gum as produced, VF and very rare, V. Liapine certificate
375.00 
 
1056  4488
1976, Marshal Konstantin Rokossovsky, die proof of 4k in brown, printed on white chalk-surfaced paper, size 88x120mm, Goznak official signature and boxed violet seal, slight bottom right corner bend, no gum as produced, VF and very rare, V. Liapine certificate
375.00 
 
1057  4507
1976, Caucasus Flowers, sunken die proof of engraved part of the design for 3k in black, printed on white chalk- surfaced gummed paper, size 120x98mm, design engraver Tkachenko, Goznak official signature with text"Усиленный вариант" (Enhanced Version) and seal at the top right, full OG, trace of hinge, VF, only a handful of such die proofs were produced, V. Liapine certificate
375.00 
 
1058  4508
1976, Caucasus Flowers, sunken die proof of engraved part of the design for 4k in black, printed on white chalk- surfaced gummed paper, size 120x98mm, design engraver Mayorova, Goznak official signature and seal "Строгий Учет" (Strict Record) at the top right, full OG, trace of hinge, VF and very rare, V. Liapine certificate
375.00 
 
1059  4521
1976, definitive issue, Airplane and Globe, sunken die proof for 6k in blue, printed on white chalk-surfaced paper, size 90x120mm, design engraver Zotov, Goznak official signature and seal "Строгий Учет"(Strict Record) on reverse, no gum as produced, VF and very rare item from the Postal Archives, V. Liapine certificate
475.00 
 
1060  4522
1976, definitive issue, Order of "The Labor Glory", die proof for 10k in olive green, printed on white chalk- surfaced paper, size 88x119mm, design engraver Tkachenko, Goznak official signature (slightly blurry)and seal on reverse, red crayon soiling on the back, no gum as produced, VF and very rare, V. Liapine certificate
375.00 
 
1061  276 imp
1924-25, definitive issue, worker 1k orange, typo printing, side margin imperforated horizontal strip of five, perfin "Obrazets", perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF and scarce item from the Postal Archives, Raritan Stamps guarantee
950.00 
 
1062  281, 307
1924-25, definitive issue, trial color perforated and imperforated proofs of peasant 6k in gray and soldier 4k in black, the last one printed on watermarked paper and it has invalidating perforation, all with full OG, NH, VF
95.00 
 
1063 **   293
1924-25, definitive issue, worker 5r dark blue and gray brown, perforation 13 1/2, horizontal strip of seven, two complete perfins "Obrazets", horizontal invalidating perforation, full OG, NH, VF
140.00 
 
1064 **   302-03 imp
1925, definitive issue, Lenin 5r dark brick red and 10r indigo, imperforated complete set of two in sheets of 40 (8x5), vertical position of watermark Borders and Rosettes, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiples
2750.00 
 
1065 **   304-25
1925, definitive issue, 1k-5r, complete set of 22, including both 10k stamps, 2r with perforation 14 1/2x15, printed on watermarked Borders and Rosettes paper, horizontal gutter blocks of four except 2k and 18k,the last one is slightly faded, fresh condition otherwise, full OG, NH, mostly VF
950.00 
 
1066 **   316
1925, definitive issue, soldier 18k violet, printed on watermarked Borders and Rosettes paper, the "key" value of the set, top left corner sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF
140.00 
 
1067 **   304-15, 317-25 imp
1926, definitive issue, 1k-5r, imperforated complete set of 20, printed on watermarked paper, corner sheet margin blocks of four, slight usual gum waves, fresh quality unit, full OG, NH, VF
950.00 
 
1068  

Postal Advertising Labels
Moscow Printing Agency "Svyaz"

1923-27, 37 mostly used labels bearing definitive stamps, representing advertising of various State and private companies, merchandise, tobacco and etc., two labels with thins, a few with minor flaws, generally nice and highly completed unit (36 different of 40 issued), F/VF
550.00