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Lots 1034 - 1040,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #81, March 21, 2019. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
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