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Lots 444 - 507,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #78, May 31, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Net Price
444 **   106 var
1915, Romanov Dynasty money stamp, 15k brown, all perforation completely misplaced, no gum as produced, NH, VF, SC #C2
N/A
445 **   107 var
1915, Romanov Dynasty money stamp, 20k olive green, text is printed on both sides, no gum as produced, NH, VF, SC #C3 var
sold
446 **   107a var
1915, Romanov Dynasty money stamp, 20k olive green, horizontal imperforated pair with double impression, one inverted, no gum as produced, NH, VF, P. Buchsbayew certificate, SC #C3 Pa var
sold
447  107
1915, Romanov Dynasty, German forgery of money stamp of 20k in olive green, produced to deceive State Authorities, perforation 11 instead of 13 1/4, no gum as issued, NH, VF and scarce
sold
448 **   108d
1917-18, 5r dark blue, green and pale blue, vertical varnish lines, perforation 13 1/2, horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, fine centering, SC #134(2) var
sold
449  119/23
1917, 1k-5k, imperforated set of four in vertical gutter pairs, black letters as a part of overprint "Obrazets", additional security punches, full OG, NH or LH, VF
290.00
450 **   135 var
1917, 10r scarlet, yellow and gray, imperforated single with double printing of yellow background on gum side, nice margins and very fresh, full OG, NH, VF, SC #156 var
sold
451 **   139 imp var
1917, Romanov Dynasty money stamp, shifted black surcharge 1(k) on 1k brown orange, horizontal imperforated pair, nice margins all around, no gum as produced, NH, VF, SC #C9 var
sold
452    

Postal Advertising Items

1914, Soap advertising postcard as a part of Stolberg and Co. Russian-American Pharmacy booklet, sent from Petrograd to Helsingfors; and envelope with Vaasa Shoe Factory advertising sent from Nikolaistad (Russian Finland) to Copenhagen, both appropriately franked with arrival ds, VF
sold
453 */U   

Imperial Russia and Early Soviet Period Collection

1857-1923, starting with No.1 (pen cancelled), No.9 (Warsaw Cancel), sets of 1868 and 1875 on vertically laid paper, Romanov Dynasty, complete sheets of 7r (vertically laid) and 5r of 1915 (both with toned gum), then RSFSR issues with high level of completion, some Civil War Locals and etc., we mention some forged and dubious items with vast majority of genuine stamps in nice collectible condition, full/large part of OG or used, F/VF, very high C.v.
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sold
454 */U   

Beautiful Errors Collection

1875-1917, 310 mint or used stamps in singles, pairs, strips and blocks, starting with mint varieties of the 1908-17 issues, double impression of the design (10k), three values printed on gum side, 51stamps with offset on reverse, inverted, shifted centers or frames, the second part includes mainly used stamps of earlier issues with small varieties, fresh quality unit, full/large part of OG or used, F/VF
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sold
455 **   

Liberty Cap and Abdication Overprints
Great Collection

1917, Romanov Dynasty stamps and money stamps, 57 different multiples, representing 27 blocks of four, including five inverted, four double and three blocks with black instead of red overprint; 16 blocks of eight with seven inverted (one doubled in red and black) and two with red instead of black overprint; 14 blocks of twelve, including two inverted, one double and one in red instead of black, neatly arranged on stockpages, several blocks with some gum toning, generally fresh condition, full OG or no gum as produced, VF and absolutely fabulous group, approximately a half blocks expertized by Romeko or Trachtenberg
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
sold
456  149 var
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 35k ultramarine, vertical and horizontal perforation strongly misplaced, full OG, VLH, VF
85.00
457  149a
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", 35k ultramarine, bottom sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, nice item in every respect, full OG, light trace of hinge, VF, SC #1 Pa
sold
458 **/*   183 var
1921, 250r violet, typo instead of litho printing on ordinary paper, horizontal pair, full OG, NH or VLH, VF, SC #10 I
sold
459 **   184b
1921, 300r green, printed on thin paper, complete pane of 25 (top left part of a sheet), perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF, SC #11 PP
sold
460    
1922, registered cover from Moscow to Boston, sent on October 25 (in the day of postal rate changing from 90rub to 150rub for registered foreign letter), franked by 5k claret in block of 25, strip of three and a pair, met exact postal rate of 150rub (1.50r x100), Boston "Nov.12.1922" arrival ds on reverse, mostly VF and real godsend for Russian rate connoisseur
170.00
461  195c
1922, error black surcharge 1.0000r on 40r slate, basic stamp is large size, full OG, LH, VF and scarce, SC #39 II Ka
sold
462 **   201 var
1922, double black diagonal (one placed horizontally) surcharge 7500r on 250r violet, printed on ordinary paper, additional offset of diagonal surcharge on reverse, full OG, NH, VF, SC #45 Td var
sold
463  201a var
1922, double black diagonal and part of horizontal surcharge 7500r on 250r violet, printed on thin paper, full OG, LH, VF and rare
115.00
464 **   201e
1922, blue black diagonal surcharge 7500r on 250r violet, printed on ordinary paper, horizontal gutter pair, vertical fold along the gutter, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, SC #46
sold
465 **   210 var
1922, black diagonal surcharge 100,000r on 250r violet, basic stamp of typo instead of litho printing with offset of the design on gum side, full OG, NH, VF, SC #54 I var
sold
466  210a
1922, inverted black surcharge 100,000r on 250r violet, printed on ordinary paper, full OG, LH, VF, SC #54 Ta
sold
467 **   212, var
1922, 5th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 10r brown and black, complete pane of 25, stamps on position 17 has a dot after "10" variety, full OG, NH, VF, SC #60, Ka
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sold
468 **/*   216a/25a
1922-23, inverted Star surcharges, 5p/20k-40r/15k (30r/50k - litho, others - typo), group of five stamps, full OG, NH (4) or LH, VF, four stamps with Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, SC.v. 24,800 rub
sold
469 **   219 var
1922-23, typo "Star" surcharge 30r on 50k brown lilac and green, bottom sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple, a common stamp was issued with litho surcharge, SC #67 I
N/A
470  224
1922-23, litho "Star" surcharge 20r on 15k brown lilac and blue, fresh and nice single, full OG, LH, VF and scarce, expertized by S. Sismondo, L. Hovest certificate, SC #081 B
sold
471  224
1922-23, proof of litho "Star" surcharge 10r on 15k violet brown and blue, horizontal imperforated pair, slight gum wrinkle, full OG, NH, VF and very rare, P. Buchsbayew and N. Mandrovski certificates
N/A
472    227 var
1923, typo "Star" surcharge 40r on 15k lilac brown and blue, basic stamp is re-engraved in 1919 (enlarged frame, white line all around center, narrow space between stamps), imperforated block of 15 (3x5), used together with ten stamps of soldier 70r violet on reverse of registered pre-printed cover from Moscow to Paris, all appropriate markings, mostly VF and very scarce franking
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sold
473 **   231 var
1922-23, definitive issue, soldier 50r brown, double impression of the design, one is albino, bottom right corner sheet margin imperforated block of four, full OG, NH, VF, SC #88 var
N/A
474 **   241 var
1923, definitive issue, soldier 10r slate gray, double impression of the design, one is albino, perforated block of four, full OG, NH, VF, SC #103 var
N/A
475 **/*   

Group of Errors from a Collection

1918-27, 21 mostly mint stamps, including used strip of three and mint block of four, representing postal forgery, eight stamps with inverted surcharges (all guaranteed genuine), two gutter pairs and etc., full OG, mainly NH, but some LH/hinged, VF and valuable group
sold
476    AR3

Postal Revenue stamps

1921, money order for 100,000rub from Kinel'-Cherkassy (Samara Gub.) to Novaya Bukhara, franked by Saving stamp of 10r in vertical strip of four along with RSFSR stamp of 1000r carmine, appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF
sold
477 **   AR4, a
1918, Saving stamp of 25k black on brown, two values with normal and inverted network, full OG, NH, VF, SC #SS4, Ta
sold
478 **/*   

For Mailman

1918, "According to agreement between sender and addressee, last one pays 10kop to mailman delivered this letter", 10k black on colored paper, complete set of six, nice and flawless, no gum as issued, NH or LH, VF
sold
479    P1/37, U1-12

Postal Stationery Items

Numbered by Michel Ganzsachen Ost-Europa

First Definitive Issue Cards and Envelopes

1924-26, 49 postal stationery cards and reply paid cards of 3k and 7k, representing nine different issues, only one or two pieces missing for the completion, and 11 envelopes of 8k, including recalled one, because of wrong Ukrainian text at the bottom with Goznak obliteration, as well as used and unused postal forms without pre-printed stamps, the total is 62 items, including 59 unused and 3 used, all neatly arranged on original pages, mainly VF, C.v. €3,400
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
sold
480    P701/04
1929-31, Middle Asia Department of the Ministry of Communications, three stationery postcards with local illustrated overprints in red or brown, all are unused, VF and scarce, C.v. €1,250
sold
481    P38-55, U13-18, K1

Second Definitive Issue Cards and Envelopes

1928-29, 26 mostly unused items, including 18 cards and reply paid cards (two complete sets), 7 envelopes, including one with Goznak obliteration, as well as one letter card, all neatly arranged on original pages, fresh quality, mostly VF, C.v. €1,065
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2, 3, 4, 5
sold
482    P62/145, U19/53

Third Definitive Issue Cards and Envelopes

1929-35, 83 mostly unused items (15 - used), including 49 postcards and paid reply cards of 3k, 5k, 10k and 15k, 30 envelopes of 10k and 20k, two Red Cross and two other forms without pre-printed stamps, all neatly arranged on well-described Collection pages, mostly VF, C.v. €2,850
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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
sold
483    P22-23, P56/141

Advertising Postcards Collection in Large Brown Album

1926-34, 248 mostly unused (18-used) postcards bearing various pre-printed advertisements, representing 233 different pieces promoted Postal Service, Banking, Agriculture and Industry, Airplanes and Dirigibles, Intourist and others topics, many scarce items throughout, VF and beautiful assemblage
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sold
484    U39/49

Advertising Envelopes Collection

1929-35, 93 unused and used (36) envelopes of 10k, 15k and 20k, each one with various pre-printed advertisements on front (2) or on reverse, many really scarce items throughout, neatly arranged on original Collection pages, some flaws mentioned, mainly fresh and F/VF, C.v. is over €9,000
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sold
485    

Balance of Advertising Postcards and Envelopes

1926- 33, 91 unused or used (24) items, including 83 postcards and 8 envelopes, various topical themes, several valuable pieces, minor flaws mentioned, mainly F/VF, C.v. €8,000
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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
sold
486    P60-61, P94-95

Illustrated Stationery Postcards Collection in Green Album

1929-30, 54 mostly unused color postcards, bearing pre-printed stamps of 5k from the second and third definitive issues, representing paintings from Tret'yakov Gallery and Museum of Revolution, mainly fresh condition, VF, C.v. €2,375
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19
sold
487    P711 var

Communist Propaganda on Advertising Items

1937, seven postcards and one envelope, each one bearing various messages about Stalin's Constitution, New Electoral Law and Greetings for20th Anniversary of the October Revolution, produced by Leningrad Department of Communications, fresh, unused, VF and scarce group
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sold
488    P146/731, U54/89, USo1

Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Definitive Issues Cards and Envelopes

1937-49, 191 unused or used (37) items, representing 138 postcards and 53 envelopes, including nice range of illustrated postcards of the Patriotic Warperiod, unused and used envelopes of steel founder 50k blue, three Agriculture Exhibition envelopes of 30k blue, different positions of watermark, some flaws mentioned on used pieces, generally nice Collection, F/VF or better, C.v. €6,800
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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, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47
sold
489    

Group of Military Propaganda Postcard and Letter-Card Forms

1942-45, 40 mostly unused (4-used) items without pre-printed stamps, including Anti-Nazi Propaganda cards, several scarce issued in Kharkov, Kuybyshev and Rostov letter-cards and many others, minor flaws mentioned on used items, fresh and mostly VF
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sold
490    

Post-War and Reconstruction Period Cards and Envelopes in Two Albums

1948-61, 646 unused and used items, including 148 postcards, paid reply cards, return receipts and postcard forms, 498 envelopes, neatly arranged on original Collection pages, representing detailed sorting of similar envelopes by years of issue, numerous scarce and rare items, such as pre-printed orders of railway tickets, court summons, several printing errors and etc., some flaws on used items mentioned, nice and fresh otherwise, F/VF or better, C.v. €11,200
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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, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 99, 100, 101, 102, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108
sold
491    U91/204, LU1-4, P245/72

Illustrated Envelopes and Cards Collection in Brown Album

1954-61, 268 unused or used (121) items, including 174 envelopes and 94 postcards, each one bearing pre-printed stamps of 7th, 8th and 9th definitive issues, numerous valuable items, such as Planetarium of 1954 (three, two used), Agriculture Exhibition, Festival, Centenary of Postage stamps and etc., eight errors with partly unprinted details, double impression and much more, generally nice quality material, F/VF or better, C.v. is over €5,000
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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, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72
sold
492    

Collection of Modern Postal Stationery Items in three Albums

1961-92, 1270 unused or used pieces, including 450 postcards or card forms and 820 mainly illustrated envelopes, modest duplication, the best included envelopes and cards with specially printed stamps - Swallow (2), Archer, Save Forest and all others, four items of Chess by mail, numerous pre-printed items, such as order tickets, books, custom tailoring and etc., some usual conveyance flaws on used items, generally nice quality unit, F/VF or better, high potential lot with huge C.v.
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sold
493  D  

Postage Stamps and Postal History

1921, a piece of paper with watermark Lozenges, approximate size 270x350mm, two perfins "Obrazets" (Specimen), folded vertically and horizontally, spot of toning, fresh quality otherwise, VF and very rare
sold
494  D  
1925, a piece of paper with watermark Borders and Rosettes, approximate size 200x285mm, slightly folded horizontally, minor soiling, nice condition, VF and very rare
sold
495  242-45
1923, First Agriculture Exhibition, 1r-7r, imperforated complete set of four, each stamp has typo red overprint of Russian letters as a part of "Obrazets", some creases, full OG, LH, VF appearance, SC #1-4
sold
496  252/59
1923, definitive issue, 3k-1r, litho printing, imperforated set of seven values (no 1k and 10k), each one with dark blue or red letters as a part of typo overprint "Obrazets", one with narrow margins, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, SC #15/22
sold
497 **/*   264 var
1924, definitive issue, soldier 30k slate gray, litho printing, top sheet margin block of 12 (3x4) with harrow perforation turned diagonally due to foldover with additional invalidating perforation, full OG, NH or hinged (4), VF and a spectacular piece, SC #38
sold
498  264
1924, definitive issue, soldier 30k slate gray, litho printing, three-side margin block of ten (5x2), perfin "Obrazets" in the middle with two invalidating perforations, in addition perforated and imperforated singles with a part of perfin "Obrazets" or invalidating perforation, full OG, NH or LH, VF
sold
499  265-68 var
1924, Lenin Mourning issue, 3k-20k, imperforated complete set of four with narrow frame, full OG, LH or previously hinged (20k), VF, SC #27-30
sold
500  265-68, 269-72
1924, Lenin Mourning issue, imperforated (wide frame) and perforated (12k wide frame) complete sets of four, each stamp with a part of perfin "Obrazets" placed horizontally (imperforated) or vertically, full OG, NH or LH (1), VF
sold
501  275
1923, definitive issue, soldier 10k dark blue, typo printing, nice margins imperforated single, typo red overprint "O" as a part of "Obrazets", full OG, LH, VF, SC #25
sold
502  276/89
1924-25, definitive issue, 1k, 14k, 30k and 50k, typo printing, perforation 14 1/2x15, set of four "key" values, 1k has tiny natural marginal pin-point inclusion, fresh, full OG, LH or hinged (30k is VLH), F/VF, SC #39, 49, 52, 54
sold
503  277a/93
1924-25, definitive issue, 2k-5r, typo printing, set of 12 values with mixed perforation, each one with a part of perfin "Obrazets", full OG, NH or hinged (2k, 10k and 14k), mostly VF, SC #40A/58
sold
504 **/*   279 var
1924-25, definitive issue, worker 4k carmine, perforation 14 1/2x15, bottom sheet margin block of four with control inscription, beautiful perforation freak due to foldover leaving three stamps partly imperforated, full OG, NH or LH (top stamps), VF, SC #42 var
sold
505  281, 292, 307
1924-25, definitive issue, proofs of perforated 6k in black, imperforated 3r in dark brown, both on paper without watermark, in addition perforated proof of 4k in black on watermarked paper, last two with horizontal invalidating perforation, full OG, LH, VF, SC #44, 57, 79
sold
506  282-83 imp
1924-25, definitive issue, soldier 7k brown and worker 8k brown olive, two imperforated singles with a part of perfin "Obrazets" (both are not recorded in the Cat.), full OG, LH, VF, SC #45-46 Pa
sold
507  284
1924-25, definitive issue, peasant 9k orange red, typo printing, narrow margins imperforated single with blue typo overprint "Obrazets" (complete word), full OG, LH, fine and the only recorded stamp with this overprint, SC #47 Pa
sold