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Lots 444 - 507,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #77, March 02, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
444  1413 Pa
1950, Pavlik Morozov, 40k black brown and red, top sheet margin single, imperforated at the top, neat corner cancellation, VF
 
Closed  
445 **   1415-23
1950, Moscow Museums, 40k multicolored, complete set of nine in sheets of 30 (6x5 or 5x6), all are from original printings, folded once along perforation, No.1523 has some separations along fold, otherwise fresh with full OG,NH, VF and very rare in complete sheets, Scott #1449-57
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
 
Closed  
446 **   1415-23
1950, Moscow Museums, 40k multicolored, complete set of nine in sheets of 36 (6x6) or 30 (6x5) for No.1423, reprints of 1956, occasional edge separation possible, post office fresh and unfolded, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1449-57
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
 
Closed  
447 **   1476-77, 1476 Ka
1950, Antarctic Expedition, 40k red and 1r violet, both printed on bluish paper, complete set of two in sheet margin blocks of four, both are unfolded, top left stamp of 40k block with joined "4" and "0" variety, full OG, NH,VF, Scott #1508- 09, var
Click here to see enlarged fragment
 
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448 **   1480-81
1950, Isaak Levitan, 40k and 1r, complete set of two, both from original printings in top sheet margin unfolded blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1527-28
 
Closed  
449 **   1489-96
1950, Skyscrapers, 1r in various colors, complete set of eight, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1518-25
 
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450 **   1489 var
1950, Skyscraper, 1r green on greenish paper, large size 32.5x22.25 mm instead of 32x22 mm, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
 
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451 **   1497-98 var
1950, Ivan Aivazovsky, 40k and 50k, set of two in miniature sheets of ten (2x5), original printings, unfolded and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF and rare, each one with N. Mandrovski certificate, Scott #1529-30 var
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Closed  
452 **   1497-99
1950, Ivan Aivazovsky, 40k-1r, complete set of three, all are reprints, 40k and 50k in unfolded se-tenant sheet of 20 (10+10), 1r in two blocks of four and a pair, full OG, NH, VF
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Closed  
453 **/*   

Balance of 1950 Issues

1950, over 1200 mostly mint stamps (singles, pairs, strips and blocks) and five Stalin souvenir sheets (four mint and one used), including all "key" issues for the period with three sets of Skyscrapers (two - MNH), numerous paper, plates, shades, raster varieties, representing original and reprint issues, fresh quality overall, full OG with many NH stamps, approximately 15% of the value are hinged or regummed, mostly VF, C.v. 723,000 rub=US$12,360
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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
 
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454 **   1505-79
1951 Year, complete set of 75 stamps, nice centering, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. 82,000 rub
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455 **   1524, Ka
1951, Kirov Machine Works, 40k brown on yellow paper, top left corner sheet margin unfolded block of four, upper left stamp with a dot between first and second "C" in "CCCP" variety, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1552, var
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456 **   1537-39
1951, Mikhail Kalinin, 20k-1r, complete set of three in sheets of 72 (6x12 or 12x6), folded ones or twice, fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1563-65
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Closed  
457 **   1540-55 (1)
1951, Russian Scientists, 40k in various colors, complete set of 16 from original printings, all are in corner sheet margin singles, full OG, NH, VF and a gorgeous unit, Scott #1568-83
 
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458  1540 (2)
1951, Stepan Krasheninnikov, 40k violet, raster horizontal diamonds, full OG, very light trace of hinge, VF and scarce, Scott #1572 var
 
Closed  
459  1541 (2)
1951, Nikolai Lobachevski, 40k brown, raster horizontal diamonds, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Scott #1575 var
 
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460 **   1542 (2)
1951, Aleksandr Butlerov, 40k orange on bluish paper, raster horizontal diamonds, fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, Scott #1568 var
 
Closed  
461 **   1546 (2)
1951, Pavel Yablochkov, 40k brown black, raster horizontal diamonds, tiny natural paper inclusion at the top right, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1583 var
 
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462  1547 (2)
1951, Aleksandr Lodygin, 40k green, raster horizontal diamonds, full OG, very light trace of hinge, VF, Scott #1576 var
 
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463  1548 (2)
1951, Dmitry Mendeleyev, 40k dark blue on bluish paper, raster horizontal diamonds, centered to the right, still nice and fresh, full OG, trace of hinge mark, fine and very rare raster variety in mint condition, P. Buchsbayew certificate, Scott #1577 var
 
Closed  
464 **   1551 (2)
1951, Petr Lebedev. 40k blue, raster horizontal diamonds, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1574 var
 
Closed  
465  1555 (2)
1951, Petr Kozlov, 40k orange, raster horizontal diamonds, full OG, LH, VF and scarce, Scott #1571 var
 
Closed  
466 **   1558-61 (2)
1951, Aviation Sports, 40k-2r, complete set of four in sheets of 72 (12x6) or 60 (5x12, No.1561), reprints of 1955, folded once or twice along perforation, nice condition, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1590-93
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2, 3, 4
 
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467 **   1562-63, Ka
1951, Victor Vasnetsov, 40k and 1r, complete set in sheet margin unfolded blocks of four, bottom right 1r stamp with broken left "p" in "pyb" variety, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1594-95
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Closed  
468  1563 Pa
1951, Victor Vasnetsov, 1r multicolored, top sheet margin single, imperforated at the top, neat corner cancellation, VF, Scott #1595 var
 
Closed  
469  1564 var
1951, 34th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 40k dark blue and red, dates "1917-1951" and text in red significantly shifted to the left, full OG, LH, VF
 
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470 **   1566-69
1951, Development of Communism, 20k-60k, set of four in complete sheets of 20 (4x5 or 5x4), post office fresh and unfolded, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1598-601
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2, 3, 4
 
Closed  
471  1566 Pa
1951, Development of Communism, 20k multicolored, right sheet margin stamp, imperforated on the right, neat corner cancellation, VF, Scott #1598 var
 
Closed  
472 **   1569 Pa
1951, Development of Communism, 60k multicolored, top sheet margin (probably trimmed) single, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH, VF and rare, Scott #1601 var
 
Closed  
473  1570 var
1951, Development of Communism, 1r multicolored, vertical pair, perforation between stamps dramatically shifted to the bottom, neatly cancelled, VF and a spectacular item, Scott #1602 var
 
Closed  
474 **   1571
1951, Peace Conference, 40k gray and red, complete sheet of 60 (10x6), folded once along vertical perforation, two slight gum wrinkles, fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1603
 
Closed  
475 **   1577, var
1951, Mikhail Ostrogradsky, 40k dark brown on pink paper, two unfolded top right corner sheet margin blocks of four, different intensity of the background, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1604, var
 
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476 **   1578 (1) var
1951, Volkhov Power Station, 40k multicolored, original printing with central design (violet and yellow colors) strongly shifted to the bottom, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1610 var
 
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477 **   1578-79 (2)
1951, Volkhov Power Station, 40k and 1r, complete set of two reprints in sheets of 60 (6x10), post office fresh and unfolded, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1610-11
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478 **   1578-79 (2) var
1951, Volkhov Power Station, 40k and 1r, two sheet margin singles, first one with omitted yellow color, the other one with omitted gray and yellow colors, both with full OG, NH, VF, each one with individual N. Mandrovski certificate
 
Closed  
479 **/*   

Balance of 1951 Issues

1951, over 900 mostly mint stamps, originals and reprints in singles, pairs, strips and blocks, starting with Lenin death anniversary and finishing with Volkhov Station issue, all valuable sets are presented, numerous paper, plate, shades and raster varieties, nice quality unit, mainly full OG with most NH stamps, no more then 10% of hinged or regummed, F/VF or better, C.v. 644,000 rub=US$11,000
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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
 
Closed  
480 **   1580-628
1952 Year, complete set of 49 stamps, all are from original issues, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. 33,000 rub
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481 **   1580-82 (2)
1952, 28th Anniversary of the death of Lenin, 40k-1r, complete set of three in unfolded sheets of 50 (10x5 or 5x10), full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1612-14
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482 **   1584-85 (2)
1952, Winter Sports, 40k and 60k, complete set of two reprints, sheets of 60 (5x12) and 40 (5x8) respectively, each one folded once along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1617-18
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483  1585 Pa
1952, Skiers, 60k multicolored, top sheet margin single, imperforated at the top, CTO with full OG (NH), VF, Scott #1618 var
 
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484 **   1587-89 (2)
1952, Nikolai Gogol, 40k-1r, complete set of three in sheets of 50 (5x10, No.1587) or 40 (4x10), all are folded once along horizontal perforation, 40k with some separation, still nice quality unit, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1619-21
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Closed  
485 **   1592-95, var
1952, Stalin Constitution, 40k, two complete sets of four, two different issues, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1624-27, var
 
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486  1593 Pa
1952, Stalin Constitution, Chess Players, 40k green and red on pale green paper, top sheet margin single, imperforated at the top, neat corner cancellation, VF, Scott #1625 var
 
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487 **/*   1595 var
1952, Stalin Constitution, Social Security, 40k brown and red on pale green paper, two stamps of different issues, each one without accent over "i" in "Stalinskoi" variety, full OG, NH or VLH, VF, Scott #1626 var
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Closed  
488 **   1607
1952, Admiral Pavel Nakhimov, 40k multicolored, complete sheet of 72 (12x6), post office fresh and unfolded, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1639
 
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489 **   1615-16
1952, 35th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 40k and 1r, complete set of two in unfolded sheets of 55 (11x5), post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF and scarce in complete sheets, Scott #1643-44
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490 **   1618, 1623
1952, Pavel Fedotov, 40k brown red and black, complete sheet of 72 (9x8), folded once with minor perf separation; Vladimir Bekhterev, 40k blue and black on creamy paper, unfolded complete sheet of 72 (12x6) with numerous plate varieties, minor edge flaws, both are fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1645, 1655
Click here to see Part 2
 
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491 **/U   1621 Pa, Pb
1952, Aleksandr Odoevsky, 40k gray black and red orange, two sheet margin singles, imperforated at the bottom and on the right, neatly cancelled or full OG, NH, both are VF, the last one with Raritan Stamps guarantee, Scott #1648 var
 
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492 **   1624-27
1952, Moscow Subway, 40k multicolored, two complete se-tenant sheets of five strips (20 stamps), original and reprint, first one - folded once with a spot of paper adhesion on one stamp, the other one - unfolded, both are fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1659a
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493 **   1628
1952, 30th Anniversary of the Soviet Union, 1r multicolored, complete sheet of 72 (8x0), numerous plate varieties, folded once with some perf separation, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1660
 
Closed  
494 **/*   

Balance of 1952 Issues

1952, over 800 mostly mint stamps of originals and reprints (many identified by issues) in singles, pairs, strips and blocks, including all the "key" issues, a lot of paper, plate, shades and raster varieties, fresh condition overall, mainly full OG with many NH stamps, no more then 10% of hinged or regummed stamps, F/VF or better, C.v. 318,000 rub=US $5,450
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20
 
Closed  
495 **   1629-57
1953 Year, complete set of 29 stamps, nice centering and very fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. 23,000 rub
 
Closed  
496 **   1631
1953, Valerian Kuibyshev, 40k brown red and black, complete sheet of 72 (12x6), folded along vertical perforation, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1663
 
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497 **   1634-39
1953, Volga - Don Canal, 40k and 1r, complete set of six in unfolded sheets of 20, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1666-71
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6
 
Closed  
498  1635 Pa
1953, Volga - Don Canal, 40k multicolored, top sheet margin single, imperforated at the top, neat corner cancellation, VF, Scott #1666 var
 
Closed  
499 **   1642-43
1953, 35th Anniversary of the Youth Communists League, 40k and 1r, complete set in unfolded blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1674-75
 
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500 **   1644-45
1953, 36th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 40k and 60k, complete set of two in sheets of 72 (9x8), folded once along horizontal perforation, nice condition, full OG, NH, VF and scarce in complete sheets, Scott #1676-77
Click here to see Part 2
 
Closed  
501 **/*   

Balance of 1953 Issues

1953, over 400 mostly mint stamps in singles, pairs, strips and blocks, original and reprint issues, all the "key" stamps are included, numerous paper, plate and shade varieties, beautiful quality group, generally full OG with most NH stamps, no more then 10% are hinged or regummed, F/VF or better, Scott C.v. 248,000 rub=US$4,250
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
 
Closed  
502 **   1658-713
1954 Year, complete set of 56 stamps, fresh and well centered, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. 24,000 rub
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503 **   1658-59, A
1954, Aleksandr Griboedov, 40k and 1r, two complete sets of two, line and comb perforation respectively, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1690-91, var
 
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504 **   1660 var
1954, Soviet Elections, 40k red and bluish gray, printed on ordinary paper (chalk-surfaced covering is on gum side), top right corner sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare multiple, a common stamp is included, Raritan Stamps guarantee, Scott #1692 var
 
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505 **   1661A
1954, Valery Chkalov, 1r gray, blue and brown, comb perforation 12 1/2x12, instead of L12 1/2, unfolded complete sheet of 40 (10x4), full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1693 var
 
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506 **   1662-66
1954, 30th Anniversary of the death of Lenin, 40k multicolored, two complete sets of five, differ by outer frame and paper (two different issues), full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1694-98, var
 
Closed  
507  1678 Pb
1954, Sailing Sport, 40k blue, black and orange brown, right sheet margin horizontal pair, imperforated between stamps, full OG, LH, VF, Scott #1710 var
 
Closed