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Lots 408 - 445,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #83, September 13, 2019. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
408  779 var
1940, 80k bright ultra, top right corner sheet margin block of four, imperforated at the top, central CTO with full OG, VF
180.00 
 
409 **/U   780, 783 var

Kliment Timiryazev Issue

1940, 10k indigo, right sheet margin single imperforated on the right, neatly cancelled, and 60k dark green, top left corner sheet margin single, partly imperforated due to foldover, full OG, NH, both are VF
130.00 
 
410 **   784-88

Physical Culture Day Issue

1940, 15k-1r, perforation L12 1/2, complete set in unfolded blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, all 1r stamps with Soviet Philatelic guarantees on reverse
170.00 
 
411 **   784-88, 784a-87a
1940, 15k-1r and 15k-60k, line and comb perforation respectively, two sets in unfolded blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
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250.00 
 
412 **   789-93

Peter Tchaikovsky Issue

1940, 15k-60k, complete set in sheet margin unfolded blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, each stamp with Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs on reverse
130.00 
 
413 **   791 var
1940, 30k dark blue, bottom left corner sheet margin vertical pair with strongly misplaced horizontal perforation and bottom margin single, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
90.00 
 
414 **   793 var
1940, 60k red, bottom sheet margin single, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
100.00 
 
415 **/*   794-810, var

All-Union Agriculture Fair Issue

1940, 10l-60k, 88 mint stamps, including complete set of 17, four vertical se- tenant strips of six, two blocks of four, 19 se-tenant pairs and one folded cover bearing 14 different stamps, fresh quality overall, full OG, NH or unused (strips, blocks and 7 pairs), some of them are expertly regummed, F/VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6
1000.00 
 
416    811A-16A

20th Anniversary of the Battle of Perekop Issue

1940, 10k-1r, perforated complete set of six used on registered cover in Tbilisi, tied by "8.1.41" date stamp, machine arrival "10.1.41" marking on reverse, mostly VF
95.00 
 
417 **/*   763/816A

Collection of 1940 Year

About 350 mostly mint stamps (about one dozen - used), forming nine complete issues in singles and blocks, several raster and perforation varieties, including one fantail, nice quality unit, generally full OG, NH or LH, F/VF, SC. v. 350,000P
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20
750.00 
 
418 **   817/22 var

Issues of 1941

Industrialization Issue

1941, 10k-60k, perforation L12 1/2, set of five in unfolded blocks of four, three with sheet margins, 15k has 4-tip separation at the bottom, full OG, NH, mostly VF
300.00 
 
419 **   817 var
1941, Coal Miners, 10k deep blue, comb perforation 12 1/2x12, raster vertical diamonds, unfolded block of four, full OG, NH, VF
400.00 
 
420 **/*   824-31, var

Red Army and Navy Issue

1941, 5k-1r, perforation L12 1/2, complete set of eight, vertical or horizontal gutter blocks of four, full OG, some NH, but mainly LH, VF
190.00 
 
421 **   824/31 var
1941, 5k-1r, comb perforation, set of seven (less 30k for completion) in sheet margin unfolded blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
240.00 
 
422  831 var
1941, Marshal Star, 1r bluish green, perforation L12 1/2, a single with gutter at left, imperforated between stamp and gutter, full OG, LH, VF
95.00 
 
423 **   836-37, var

Kyrgyz Soviet Republic Issue

1941, 15k brown and 30k purple, perforation L12 1/2 and comb 12x12 1/2, two complete sets in unfolded blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
95.00 
 
424 **   842 var

Karelian Finnish Republic Issue

1941, 45k green with "smooth" scroll variety, left sheet margin unfolded block of four and a single in dark green shade, full OG, NH, VF
375.00 
 
425 (*)   842 var
1941, 45k dark green, "smooth" scroll variety, left sheet margin horizontal pair with vertical perforation misplaced to the design, apparently unused, no gum, VF appearance
140.00 
 
426 **   845-49

Vasily Surikov Issue

1941, 20k-2r, complete set of six in unfolded blocks of four, including two distinct shades of 2r, minor usual gum waves on 20k block, nice condition overall, full OG, NH, VF
475.00 
 
427 **   849 var
1941, Portrait of Vasily Surikov, 2r brown, top sheet margin unfolded block of four, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH, VF
250.00 
 
428 **   850 var

Mikhail Lermontov Issue

1941, 15k bluish green, comb perforation 12 1/2x12, bottom sheet margin unfolded block of four, full OG, NH, F/VF centering
200.00 
 
429 **   852-55

Lenin Museum Issue

1941-42, 15k-1r, complete set in blocks of four, 45k has comb perforation, block of 15k folded along horizontal perforation, otherwise fresh full OG, NH, VF
300.00 
 
430 **   856

"Be a Hero" Issue

1941, 30k carmine, unfolded block of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00 
 
431 **   856
1941, 30k carmine, unfolded block of four, full OG, NH, VF
95.00 
 
432 **   859 var

People's Militia Issue

1941, 30k blue, straight top of hammer variety (position 19), full OG, NH, VF
100.00 
 
433 **/*   817/59, var

Collection of 1941 Year

Over 400 mostly mint (five - used) stamps, singles, pairs and blocks, representing nine complete issues, including two fantails, nine gutter pairs (six - NH), line perforation varieties of Industrialization issue, "Be a Hero!" with line perforation in pair (expertly regummed), nice quality unit, mainly full OG, NH, F/VF, SC. v. 252,000P
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
700.00 
 
434 **   862 var

Issues of 1942-43

1942, General Dovator, 30k gray black, horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, F/VF centering, this perforation error did not mentioned in any Russian Specialized Cat
500.00 
 
435 **   871 var
1942, Defense of Leningrad, 60k blue black, bottom sheet margin single imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
200.00 
 
436  878, var
1943, 25th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 5k brownish black, bottom right corner sheet margin block of four, imperforated on the right, CTO with full OG, VF
95.00 
 
437  896 var
1943, Maxim Gorky, 60k blackish blue, horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, LH, VF
130.00 
 
438 **   906 var
1943, Vladimir Mayakovsky, 60k deep blue, top sheet margin single imperforated at the top, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
150.00 
 
439 **/U   857/908, var

Collection of 1942-43 Years

About 850 mostly mint stamps (20 - used) in singles, pairs, strips and blocks, including Navoi in gutter blocks (minor flaws), nice range of Battle Scenes issues, ten fantails, Sniper with raster vertical diamonds (unused, regummed), numerous plate varieties and many more, generally full OG with many NH stamps, SC. v. is over 550,000P
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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, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41
1000.00 
 
440 **   911 var

Issues of 1944

First Anniversary of the Victory in the Battle of Stalingrad

1944, 30k brown and carmine, small size 32x21.5mm, two unfolded blocks of four printed on grayish or pinkish paper, the last one has top sheet margin, full OG, NH, VF
150.00 
 
441  911

Unissued Souvenir Sheet

1944, proof of imperforated souvenir sheet containing four stamps of 30k brown and carmine and text in black at the top and bottom, with additional red overprint: "May 1945. Order No.448118/M", size 108x101mm, mounted on a presentation card by philatelic hinges (card size 138x116mm), we removed and checked the reverse side, the item has no hidden defects, with just a small part of gum loss at the top and with minor paper waves at the same place, no thins or toning, it could considered to have full OG and VF state of preservation, according to our records that is the only souvenir sheet of the private ownership (listed in "Drafts of Stamps USSR 1923-60" on page 65)
25000.00 
 
442  921 var
1944, Day of the United Nations, 60k black red and blue, a single with red color strongly shifted to the top and blue color omitted, CTO with full OG, VF
90.00 
 
443  921
1944, Day of the United Nations, trial color printing of 60k with added gold color, full OG, NH, VF
140.00 
 
444 **   944 var
1944, Sergey Lazo, 30k yellow green, vertical pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, F/VF centering
190.00 
 
445 **/U   959, var

Liberation of Leningrad Issue

1944, 30k greenish black, 13 souvenir sheets of four, representing various types and shifts of the text, mint and CTO sheets with double impression of the text (one printing is albino), occasional gum waves possible, full OG, mainly NH, VF and an attractive unit
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
275.00