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Lots 268 - 291,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #83, September 13, 2019. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
268  495
1933, Chechens, 7k brownish black, right sheet margin imperforated single, two tiny holes at bottom left, apparently a part of vertically placed perfin "Obrazets", light fold between stamp and margin, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
475.00 
 
269  503 var
1933, Turkmens, 15k carmine rose, top left corner sheet margin single, imperforated on the left, neat CTO with full OG (missing at top margin), VF
140.00 
 
270 **/*   514-16, var

Revolutionary Heroes Issue

1933, 1k-5k, 25 mint stamps, including 1k in block of six, 3k in block of nine (vertical watermark) and 5k in block of four, nice quality, full OG, NH (all blocks) or LH/hinged, F/VF
Click here to see Part 2
275.00 
 
271  516
1933, Moisei Uritsky, imperforated proof of 5k in slate gray, printed on watermarked paper, a part of red letters "K" and "T" of "Project" at the bottom left, removed from a presentation card, gummed, VF and very scarce
950.00 
 
272 **/*   518, var

Order of the Red Banner Issue

1933, 20k gray black ,red and yellow, seven mint stamps, including top sheet margin unfolded block of four and stamp with black instead of gray black background, both items are NH, full OG, F/VF
95.00 
 
273  518
1933, trial printing of 20k in gray black, red and yellow, perforation 9 1/2, nice centering and intact perforation, full OG, LH, VF and scarce, Raritan Stamps guarantee, C.v. $4,000
1000.00 
 
274  518
1933, trial printing of 20k in gray black, red and yellow, perforation 9 1/2, a spot between second and third "C" in "CCCP" variety (position 106), fresh quality, full OG, previously hinged, VF and rare, N. Mandrovski certificate
1400.00 
 
275 **/*   519-23, var

Baku Commissars Issue

1933, 4k-40k, 24 mint stamps, including 5k in block of six, 20k and 35k in blocks of four, all are NH, three stamps with compound perforation look dubious, fresh quality unit, full OG, F/VF
700.00 
 
276 **   519-23
1933, 4k-40k, complete set of five, blocks of four, all but 20k with sheet or corner margins, block of 40k is slightly folded along vertical perforation, full original somewhat uneven gum, NH, VF and scarce set of multiples
2400.00 
 
277  520 var
1933, Prokofy Dzhaparidze, 5k black gray, right sheet margin horizontal pair, imperforated vertically, full OG, very light trace of hinge, appears NH, VF and scarce
550.00 
 
278  520 var
1933, Prokofy Dzhaparidze, 5k black gray, upper perforation dramatically shifted to the top (9mm), resulting in stamp has double denomination of 5k, CTO with full OG, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison
95.00 
 
279  521 var
1923, Commissars Awaiting Execution, 20k purple, compound perforation 14x14x10x14, fresh quality, slight full original gum bubbles at the top, VF and scarce perforation variety
550.00 
 
280  521 var
1933, Commissars Awaiting Execution, 20k purple, bottom sheet margin single, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, VLH, VF
475.00 
 
281  521 imp
1933, Commissars Awaiting Execution, 20k purple, right sheet margin imperforated vertical pair, neat Moscow cancellation, fresh, VF and scarce in pair
375.00 
 
282    522 var
1933, Monument in Memorial of Baku Commissars, 35k ultra, top sheet margin single imperforated at the top, used on registered cover from Moscow to England in 1949 (Barry's correspondence), uprated by complete set of25th Anniversary of Soviet stamps, blue crayon marking, mostly VF and scarce mailing
475.00 
 
283  523 var
1933, Worker, Peasant and Soldier Lowered Flags, 40k carmine, left sheet margin single, imperforated on the left, full OG, LH, VF
240.00 
 
284 **/*   524-28, 524a-25a

Lenin Mausoleum Issue

1934, 5k-35k, 12 mint stamps, including stamp of 15k on "cotton" paper and imperforated pairs of 5k and 10k (right stamp of the last one has tiny spot of gum scratch), mainly full OG, NH (pair of 5k is NH, 10k - NH/LH) or LH, F/VF
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1100.00 
 
285 **   529-30, var

Ivan Fedorov Issue

1934, 20k carmine and 40k slate gray, complete set of two, in addition stamp of 20k with design going through the porous paper (so-called "cotton" paper), full OG, NH, VF
95.00 
 
286 **   529a-30a
1934, 20k carmine and 40k slate gray, imperforated complete set of two, nice four-side margins on each value, full OG, NH (40k tiny spots of gum loss), VF
700.00 
 
287  529a-30a
1934, 20k carmine and 40k slate gray, imperforated complete set of two, both with right margins, full OG, VLH (40k appearing NH), VF
475.00 
 
288  531-32

Sverdlov and Nogin Issue

1934, 10k ultra and 15k red, three complete sets of two, full OG or unused, expertly regummed, F/VF
230.00 
 
289 **   531-32, var
1934, 10k ultra and two stamps of 15k in red or orange red, nice quality, full OG, NH, mostly VF
200.00 
 
290  536-39, var

Dmitry Mendeleyev Issue

1934, 5k-20k, 26 mint stamps, forming six complete sets, including horizontal watermark on 20k, clean unit, full OG or expertly regummed, F/VF
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250.00 
 
291 **   539 var
1934, 20k ultramarine, block of four on "cotton" paper with design shown on reverse, full OG, NH, VF
140.00