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Lots 456 - 478,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #78, May 31, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Net Price
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