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Lots 115 - 137,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #83, September 13, 2019. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
115  62
1924, "Tabak Trest Ukrainy", multicolored label in vertical pair, imperforated at the top and on the right, each label is bearing soldier 7k brown, used on reverse of registered cover from Kharkov to Taganrog, tied by"24.11.24" date stamp, Taganrog "26.11.24" arrival marking, mostly VF and scarce franking
375.00 
 
116  63
1926, "Tutun Trest Ukrainy" (Ukrainian Tobacco Trust) label in blue and yellow with worker 8k olive brown, used on reverse of cover from Kherson to Pervomaysk, tied by Kherson "19.5.26" date stamp, postmarked on arrival"21.5.26", mostly VF
240.00 
 
117  61-63

Tobacco Advertisement

1923-29, three labels, one printed in Simferopol and two - in Kharkov, each one bearing a definitive stamp, postally used, mostly VF
110.00 
 
118  1P

Labels issued by Non-Postal Organizations
Hotel "Evropeyskaya" at Petrograd

1923-24, set of four unused labels in black brown, red, light blue and bluish green, each one bearing a definitive stamp, two with full OG, two without gum, green label with small thin spot mostly on margin, VF appearance
250.00 
 
119  1P
1923-24, set of three unused labels in black brown, red and light blue, no definitive stamps, one with full OG, two - without gum, mostly VF
150.00 
 
120  2P

Ukrainian State Publishing House

1929, "Kniga - Pochtoi" (Book by Mail), label in black and carmine, worker (2nd definitive issue) of 10k brown is affixed over, postally used, mostly VF
70.00 
 
121  2P
1929, "Kniga - Pochtoi" label in black and carmine with worker 10k brown, used on reverse of cover from Kiev to Nizhni-Novgorod, tied by Kiev Train Station "26.2.29" postal marking, machine arrival ds, mostly VF
240.00 
 
122  3/63, 2P

Balance of the Dr. John H. Avtsin Collection

1923-29, 31 mostly used labels (one - unused) and one cover, representing issues of Moscow (23), Kiev (1), Petrograd- Leningrad (3 and a cover), Simferopol (1), Kharkov (2)and Ukrainian Publishing (1), generally all different, including one pair, a few used on pieces, we found just five labels with minor flaws, nice quality overall, F/VF
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2, 3, 4
800.00 
 
123 **/*   242-49, var

First Agriculture Exhibition Issue

1923, 1r-7r, 48 mint imperforated and perforated stamps in singles, pairs and blocks, including imperforated stamps of 5r with very pale background and background shift, three fantails and three pairs imperforated between, as well as complete set in blocks of four with perforation 13 1/2, all housed on Lindner hingeless pages, full OG, NH or LH/hinged, mostly VF
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2, 3, 4, 5
300.00 
 
124 **   242-45, 246-49, a
1923, 1r-7r, imperforated complete set of four in horizontal pairs, two perforated complete sets of four or three with perforation 12 1/2 or 13 1/2 respectively, full OG, NH, mostly VF
95.00 
 
125 **/*   250-59, 261-64, var

First Definitive Issue - Lithographic Printing

1924, 1k-1r, 4k-40k, 79 mint stamps and one postal history item, including blocks of 8, 10 or 12 with printer's markings, 13 Leningrad Provisionally perforated 12 1/2 or 14 1/2x15stamps of 1k, 3k, 4k, 20k and 1r, nice range of 4k-40k with complete MNH set and imperforated 40k in pair (short margin at bottom), fresh condition, most with full OG, NH or LH/hinged, F/VF
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2, 3, 4, 5
550.00 
 
126 **/*   265-72, var

Lenin Mourning Issue

1924, 3k-20k, 31 mint stamps and one Exhibition cover with all four values, the unit includes complete set with narrow frame (3k - expertly regummed) and extra a single and horizontal pair of 20k (LH or NH respectively), perforated 12k with wide frame in horizontal strip of four, some plate varieties and more, nice quality material housed on two Lindner hingeless pages, generally full OG, NH or LH/hinged, F/VF
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475.00 
 
127  265-68 var
1924, 3k-20k, complete set of four with narrow frame, nice margins all around, full OG, VLH (on 3k and 20k on margin away from the stamps), VF
375.00 
 
128 **   268 var
1924, 20k red and black, narrow frame, top sheet margin block of four, additional "ghost" print of black color, full OG (no gum on the edge), NH, VF
475.00 
 
129  SC #NP10
1924, Portrait of Lenin, black-and-white photo-essay of 6k on thick glossy paper, unaccepted design, size 20x35mm, minor soiling on Lenin's shirt not mentioned in certificate, fresh otherwise, no gum as produced, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate
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700.00 
 
130  SC #NP10
1924, Portrait of Lenin, black-and-white photo-essay of 6k on thick glossy paper with red water-color frame, unaccepted design, size 22.5x37.5mm, no gum as produced, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate
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700.00 
 
131 **/*   273/90 imp

First Definitive Issue - Typographical Printing (Imperforated stamps)

1923-25, 3k-50k, 2k-1r, 24 mint stamps, including one block of four (2k with double impression), 20k (short margins at top and bottom), 30kunused, no gum, all other valuable stamps are dubious, including 50k and 1r (Caffaz certificate), generally full OG, NH or LH/hinged, F/VF
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375.00 
 
132  275A
1923, peasant 50k brown, four enlarged margins imperforated single, nice stamp in every respect, full OG, very light trace of hinge, VF and scarce, N. Mandrovski certificate, C.v. $6,750
1500.00 
 
133  275A var
1923, peasant 50k brown, bottom right corner margin single with double impression, full OG, previously hinged, VF and an eye-catching item
475.00 
 
134  277 imp
1924-25, peasant 2k green, nice margins all around, full OG, very light trace of hinge, VF
190.00 
 
135  277 imp
1924-25, peasant 2k pale green, shade variety, enlarged margin (especially at the top) single, full OG, VLH, VF
190.00 
 
136  281
1924-25, trial color proof of 6k in gray black, bottom right corner sheet margin block of four, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF
190.00 
 
137 **   284 imp
1924-25, peasant 9k orange red, beautiful balanced margins, bold color of completely flawless single, full OG, NH, VF and rare, N. Mandrovski certificate
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2300.00