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Lots 398 - 443,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #77, March 02, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
398 **   1182 Pa
1948, 25th Anniversary of the Soviet Union, 60k dark green and red, left sheet margin single, imperforated on the left, full OG, NH (tiny spot of gum loss in the middle), VF, Scott #1245 var
 
Closed  
399 **   1183-210, 1184 (2)
1948, 5-Year Plan, complete set of 29 stamps of seven issues, including Agriculture 30k green with raster horizontal diamonds, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. 28,000 rub
 
Closed  
400 **   1201-03
1948, 5-Year Plan for Heavy Machinery, 30k-60k, complete set of three in sheets of 110 (11x10), folded once along vertical perforation, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1272-74
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Closed  
401 **   1221 (3)
1948, Soccer, 30k orange brown, raster vertical diamonds, reprint of 1956, bottom left corner margin block of four, bottom stamps have partial gum loss, otherwise full OG, NH, fine centering of this rare multiple, Scott #1255 var
 
Closed  
402  1252 Pa
1948, Order of Bohdan Khmelnitsky, 2r violet brown, horizontal right sheet margin pair, imperforated on the right, CTO with full OG (NH), VF, Scott #1341A var
 
Closed  
403 **   1254-56
1948, 225th Anniversary of the City of Sverdlovsk, 30k-1r, imperforated complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1307-09 imp
 
Closed  
404 **/U   1145/220 var

Group of Perforation Errors

1948, Surikov, Jubilee of Soviet Army, Track, four fantails (imperforated at one side), full OG, NH (Surikov) or neatly cancelled, VF
 
Closed  
405 **/*   

Balance of 1948 Issues

1948, over 1100 mostly mint stamps in singles, pairs, strips and blocks, originals and reprints, starting with Leningrad and finishing with Sverdlovsk issues, all "key" sets are included, huge amount of paper, plate, raster and perforation varieties, fresh condition overall, mainly full OG, with approximately 80% of NH stamps, others are hinged or expertly regummed, F/VF, C.v. 671,000 rub=US $11,470
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
 
Closed  
406 **   1260-392
1949 Year, complete set of 128 stamps (no souvenir sheets), all are from original printings, premium centering, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. 125,000 rub
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2, 3, 4
 
Closed  
407 **   1267 var
1949, Hot Spring at Piatigorsk, 40k lilac, raster horizontal diamonds, original printing, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1311 var
 
Closed  
408 **   1268 var
1949, Colonnade at Kislovodsk, 40k blue, original printing with raster vertical diamonds, we note that all recorded issues of this stamp original or reprints have raster square, full OG, NH, VF and the only recorded stamp of this raster type
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Closed  
409  1269 Pb
1949, "Swallow's Nest" at Crimea, 40k brown, top sheet margin single, imperforated at the top, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Scott #1310 var
 
Closed  
410  1270 Pa, Pb
1949, Mikhail Lomonosov, 40k red brown, two marginal singles, imperforated at the top or at the bottom, neatly cancelled, VF, Scott #1320 var
 
Closed  
411 **   Block 11
1949, Lenin Mausoleum, 1r gray black and brick red, imperforated souvenir sheet of four, size 174x129 mm, type with raised "25" and thin dates at the bottom, tiny natural inclusion on right margin, well above average quality, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1327a imp
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Closed  
412  Block 11
1949, Lenin Mausoleum, 1r gray black and brick red, imperforated souvenir sheet of four, size 175x129 mm, type with "25" on the same level and thick dates at the bottom, full OG, very light trace of hinges, VF
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Closed  
413 **   Block 12
1949, Lenin Mausoleum, 1r gray black and brick red, perforated souvenir sheet of four, size 172x130 mm, type with raised "25" and thin dates at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1327a
 
Closed  
414 **   Block 12
1949, Lenin Mausoleum, 1r gray black and brick red, perforated souvenir sheet of four, size 177x130 mm, type with "25" on the same level and thick dates at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1327a
 
Closed  
415  1298 Pa
1949, Labor Day, 40k red, top sheet margin single, imperforated at the top, CTO with full OG (hinged on margin), fine centering of this scarce perforation error, L. Hovest certificate, Scott #1350 var
 
Closed  
416 (*)   1309 var
1949, Alexander Pushkin, 40k red, lilac and violet, frame of label and center of stamp with double impression of lilac color, unused, expertly regummed, VF appearance of this unrecorded error, Scott #1361 var
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Closed  
417 **   Block 13 var
1949, Alexander Pushkin, 25k and 40k, two souvenir sheets of four, two types differ by ornament details and raised and not raised "9" in "1949", perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1360a
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Closed  
418 **   Block 13 var
1949, Alexander Pushkin, 25k and 40k, souvenir sheet of four, upper right stamp is shifted to the top, while lower right to the bottom left, full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular item
 
Closed  
419 **   Block 13 var
1949, Alexander Pushkin, 25k and 40k, souvenir sheet of four, upper left stamp is shifted to the top, while lower left stamp - to the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
 
Closed  
420 **   1318-25
1949, Sports issue, 20k-2r, complete sets eight in sheets of 100 (stamp of 2r in two block of 40 and block of 20), 20k, 25k, 30k and 50k with raster vertical diamonds, others with raster square, folded once or twice, minimal edge flaws possible, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. 264,000 rub, Scott #1376-83
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
 
Closed  
421 **   1319 (2) A
1949, Kayak Race, 25k blue green, comb perforation 12x12 1/2, raster vertical diamonds, full OG, NH, VF, Raritan Stamps guarantee, Scott #1377 var
 
Closed  
422 **   1321 (2)
1949, Soccer, 40k green, raster vertical diamonds, full 150OG, NH, F/VF, Raritan Stamps guarantee, Scott #1380 var
 
Closed  
423 **   1322 (2)
1949, Bicycling, 40k red brown, raster vertical diamonds, full OG, NH, VF, Raritan Stamps guarantee, Scott #1379 var
 
Closed  
424 **   1324 (2)
1949, Parachuting, 1r carmine rose, raster vertical diamonds, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1382 var
 
Closed  
425 **   1325 (2)
1949, High Jump, 2r gray black, raster vertical diamonds, full OG, NH, VF, Raritan Stamps guarantee, Scott #1383 var
 
Closed  
426 **   1325 Ka, Kb
1949, High Jump, 2r gray black, two left sheet margin blocks of four, bottom left stamp of one block with "Moon on Sky", bottom right of the other one - repaired raster background, full OG, NH, VF
Click here to see enlarged fragment 1, Click here to see enlarged fragment 2
 
Closed  
427 **   1333 Pa
1949, Sanatorium at Kislovodsk, 40k violet, top right corner sheet margin vertical strip of four, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1366 var
 
Closed  
428  1342 Pa
1949, Vassily Chapaev, 40k deep orange, top sheet margin single, imperforated at the top, full OG, previously hinged on margin only away from the stamp, VF, Scott #1403 var
 
Closed  
429 (*)   1345 var
1949, 75th Anniversary of the UPU, 40k brown orange and indigo, imperforated single with central design strongly misplaced, unused, no gum, VF appearance, Scott #1392a var
 
Closed  
430 **   1353 var
1949, Agriculture Development, 40k gray green and black, bottom text is omitted variety, full OG, NH, VF and very rare, Scott #1396 var
 
Closed  
431 **   1364-71
1949, Soviet Air Routes, 50k-3r, complete set of 16, including all existing issues of 1953-56, full OG, NH, mostly VF, Scott #C83-90, var
 
Closed  
432 **   1365 Pa
1949, Airplane over the Farm, 60k dark brown and tan, left sheet margin single, imperforated on the left, slight usual gum waves, full OG, NH, VF, expertized by A. Brun, Scott #C84 var
 
Closed  
433  1368 Pa
1949, 1r blue and light blue, left sheet margin stamp, imperforated on the left, top right corner cancellation, VF, Scott #C86 var
 
Closed  
434 **   1372-76 (2)
1949, Sports issue, 20k-2r, complete set of five, all with raster horizontal diamonds, full OG, NH, VF and scarce in complete set, Scott #1415-19 var
 
Closed  
435 **   1372 (2)
1949, Ski Jump, 20k dark green, raster horizontal diamonds, block of four, slightly folded along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, F/VF, Scott #1415 var
 
Closed  
436 **   1375 Pb
1949, Weight-Lifter, 1r red, right sheet margin single, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1418 var
 
Closed  
437  1376 Pa
1949, Wolf Hunting, 2r violet, top sheet margin stamp, imperforated at the top, two postal cancellations at the bottom corners, F/VF centering, Scott #1419 var
 
Closed  
438 **/*   

Balance of 1949 Issues

1949, about 1150 mostly mint stamps (singles, pairs, strips and blocks) and six souvenir sheets (four perforated Lenin Mausoleum and two Pushkin), numerous paper, plate, raster and perforation varieties, fresh condition overall, mainly full OG with most of NH stamps, no more then 15% of hinged or regummed stamps, F/VF, C.v. 820,000 rub=US$14,020
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34
 
Closed  
439 **   1397/504
1950 Year, complete set of 100 (no Skyscrapers and Stalin souvenir sheet), full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. 80,000 rub
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Closed  
440 **   Block 14
1950, 70th Birthday of Joseph Stalin, 40k multicolored, souvenir sheet of four on white paper with frame in gold, appropriate size 175x222 mm, excellent quality, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1325
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Closed  
441 **   1403-05
1950, 26th Anniversary of the Death of Lenin, 40k-1r, complete set of three in sheets of 36 (6x6), nice and unfolded, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1435-37
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Closed  
442 **   1411-12
1950, Soviet Elections, 40k green and 1r carmine, complete set of two in sheets of 100 (10x10), folded once along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1443-44
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Closed  
443 **   1411 (2)
1950, Soviet Elections, 40k green, raster horizontal diamonds, full OG, NH, but with minor gum disturbance, VF and rare, N. Mandrovski certificate, Scott #1443 var
 
Closed