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Lots 240 - 266,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #83, September 13, 2019. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
240 **   456-67
1931-32, 1k-1r, imperforated complete set of nine, blocks of four, nice and fresh quality unit, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiples, N. Mandrovski certificate for the high value block
1300.00 
 
241 **   467
1931-32, Telegraph Building, 1r deep blue, top left corner sheet margin imperforated block of four, minor usual gum waves, nice condition, full OG, NH, VF
750.00 
 
242 **/*   427-30, var

Industrialization Issue

1929-30, 29 mostly mint stamps (one - used, 20k with perforation 10 1/2), including complete set in blocks of four, including printing varieties on 28k in strip of three and in block of four, fresh condition, full OG, NH or LH/hinged, F/VF
Click here to see Part 2
240.00 
 
243  429a
1929, Iron Furnace, 20k green, perforation 10 1/2, bold color, intact perforation and nice centering for this difficult stamp, full OG, VLH, VF and scarce
1400.00 
 
244 **   431-34, var

First Cavalry Army Issue

1930, 2k-14k, 40 mint stamps, including seven blocks of four and one philatelic exchange cover to Prague, nice presentation of vertical and horizontal watermark positions, fresh quality group, full OG, apparently all are NH, F/VF
Click here to see Part 2, Click here to see Part 3
250.00 
 
245 **/*   435, var

Educational Exhibition Issue

1930, 10k olive green, nine mint stamps, including unfolded block of four and five singles, one of which with vertical position of watermark, full OG, NH (block and variety) or LH, F/VF
130.00 
 
246 **   435 var
1930, 10k olive green, a spot over "15" at the bottom inscription (position 10), pin-point natural paper inclusion, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF
140.00 
 
247 **/*   438-40, 452-54, var

25th Anniversary of the Revolution of 1905

1930, 133 mint stamps, including 3k in two perforated blocks of 50 (formerly complete sheet), perforated complete set in blocks of four and two imperforated sets of singles, all are in MNH condition, fresh quality, full OG, mainly NH, F/VF
Click here to see Part 2, Click here to see Part 3
140.00 
 
248 **   454 var
1930, 10k dark green and red, left sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, light impression of the red color on both values, full OG, NH, VF
100.00 
 
249 **/*   470-71, var

Maxim Gorky Issue

1932-33, 15k brown and 35k ultra, 16 mint stamps, including complete set in blocks of four, block of 15k on "cotton" paper, imperforated single of 15k, all are NH, full OG, NH or LH, F/VF
240.00 
 
250 **/*   472-78, var

15th Anniversary of the October Revolution Issue

1932-33, 3k-35k, 67 mostly mint stamps (one used block of four) and two postcards, representing set of unfolded blocks of four (less 5k), nice range of watermark varieties, full OG,NH or LH, F/VF
Click the numbers below to see additional images:
2, 3, 4, 5
600.00 
 
251 **   472-78
1932-33, 3k-35k, complete set in unfolded blocks of four, three of which with sheet margins, nicely centered and post office fresh unit, full OG, NH, VF
750.00 
 
252 **   474, var
1932, Dnieper Dam, 10k ultra, unfolded block of four, top left stamp with a dot in front of "1932" (position 27), full OG, NH, VF
140.00 
 
253 **   474 var
1932, Dnieper Dam, 10k ultra, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, bottom right corner margin unfolded block of four, full OG, NH, VF
275.00 
 
254 **   478
1932, Lenin - the Hope of the Oppressed Peoples, 35k brown black, top left corner sheet margin block of ten (5x2), some separation between 1st and 2nd vertical rows and minimal at top margin, clean and nice full OG, NH, VF
500.00 
 
255 **   478
1932, Lenin - the Hope of the Oppressed Peoples, 35k brown black, top right corner sheet margin block of ten (5x2), some separation mainly at top margin, beautiful item with full original white gum, NH, VF
500.00 
 
256 **   479

10th Anniversary of the International Revolutionaries' Aid Association (MOPR) Issue

1932, 50k deep red, bottom left corner sheet margin unfolded block of four, full OG, NH, VF
140.00 
 
257 **   479, var
1932, 50k deep red, unfolded block of four, bottom left stamp with broken bars at left variety, full OG, NH, F/VF centering
130.00 
 
258  479 var
1932, 50k deep red, two stamps of different shades and thickness of the text at bottom, in addition horizontal pair of non-postal stamp of 50k, mentioned in certificate as proof of that issue, full OG, LH, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate for "proofs"
Click here to see the certificate
95.00 
 
259 **/*   480-82, var

Karl Marx Issue

1933, 3k-35k, 12 mint stamps and one presentation card, altogether representing five complete sets (one - NH), 3k and 10k with horizontal position of watermark (first one - regummed), mainly full OG, NH or LH, F/VF
Click here to see the card 2
95.00 
 
260  485-86, 487-88

Moscow and Leningrad Philatelic Exhibition Issues

1932 -33, 15k and 35k, 30k/15k and 70/35k, 21 mint stamps altogether, including complete set of three in blocks of four with both 35k (MNH), mainly full OG (a few stamps regummed), NH or LH, F/VF
Click here to see Part 2
700.00 
 
261 **   485-86
1932, 15k brownish black and 35k ultra, complete set in unfolded blocks of four, both with perforation 12 1/2, the last one has bottom right corner margin, full OG, NH, VF
350.00 
 
262    485-86a
1932, souvenir postcard "Best Wishes from All-Union Philatelic Exhibition" with text in dark blue, bearing complete set of two stamps and tied by "23.12.32" (15k) and "3.1.33" (35k) Exhibition postal markings, nice quality with just slight traces of paper mounts on reverse, VF
275.00 
 
263    486
1934, Exhibition stamp of 35k ultra used on Pioneer Flight cover from Moscow to Berlin together with three other commemorative values from the period, tied by Moscow "16.7.34" date stamp, Berlin Luftpostamt red marking on front and arrival "17.7.34" hs on reverse, light vertical fold away from the stamps, mainly F/VF
100.00 
 
264  486
1932, trial color perforated (11 1/2) proof of 35k in gray olive, a part of Russian letters "K" and "T" of "Project" red overprint at the bottom, printed on watermarked paper, no gum (removed from a presentation card), nice and fresh quality, VF and scarce
1200.00 
 
265 **   485-86 fn
1932, Moscow Philatelic Exhibition, 15k brown black and 35k ultra, souvenir sheet of four values, printed in thick paper, size 168x119mm, we mention slightly rounded corners and minimal paper wave at left, well above average quality item, no gum as produced, NH, VF and rare, only 500 such sheets were produced, many of those were destroyed
4750.00 
 
266  487 var
1933, red surcharge 30k on 15k brownish black, a dot instead of comma after "Leningrad" variety of surcharge (position 66), full OG, VLH (appearing NH), VF
100.00