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Lots 493 - 670,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #78, May 31, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Net Price
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
508 **/*   285, var
1924-25, definitive issue, soldier 10k dark blue, typo printing, perforation 14 1/2x15, bottom left corner margin block of six (3x2), three stamps have missing complete or part of the design due to foldover, in addition it presents apart of lower left stamp printed on gum side, full OG, NH or LH, VF, SC #48, var
sold
509  286
1924-25, definitive issue, worker 14k light blue, typo printing, perforation 14 1/2x15, full OG, VLH, VF, SC #49
sold
510  287
1924-25, definitive issue, peasant 15k lemon yellow, typo printing perforation 14 1/2x15, two stamps joined together and representing Mail Car No.316 date stamp, VF, SC #50
sold
511 **   288 imp
1924-25, definitive issue, worker 20k green, typo printing, top left corner sheet margin imperforated horizontal pair with a part of control inscription on the left, invalidating perforation because of pre-printing paper folds, full OG,NH, VF, SC #051 Pa
sold
512 **/*   290 var
1924-25, definitive issue, soldier 1r red and brown, typo printing, perforation 14 1/2x15, two-side margin horizontal strip of five, left stamp has a part of red color, while second one has missing it almost completely, horizontal invalidating perforation, perf reinforcement between first and second stamps, full OG, NH or LH, VF and a spectacular piece
sold
513 **   291, var
1924-25, definitive issue, worker 2r green and rose, typo printing, perforation 14 1/2x15, three-side margin block of 15 (3x5), torn and folded over during printing process, resulting in design printed on gum side, leaving 11stampswith completely or partially omitted image on front, invalidating perforation, full OG, NH (hinged on margins only), VF and a beautiful item for "golden issue" specialist
Click here to see open front and back view
sold
514  291 imp
1924-25, definitive issue, worker 2r green and rose, typo printing, bottom sheet margin imperforated single with dramatic color misregistration, invalidating perforation at the top and bottom margins, full OG, LH, VF, SC #056 Pa var
sold
515 **   292b
1924-25, definitive issue, soldier 3r dark brown and green, typo printing, perforation 13 1/2x10, perfect quality single, full OG, NH, VF and rare never hinged, SC #57A
sold
516 **/*   292 imp, var
1924-25, definitive issue, soldier 3r dark brown and green, typo printing, top right corner margin block of eight (4x2), four stamps completely or partly missing brown color due to foldover (printed on gum side), invalidating perforation and red official seal leaving intact three stamps at the top row, full OG, NH or LH, VF and eye-catching multiple, SC #057 a, var
sold
517  293
1924-25, definitive issue, worker 5r dark blue and gray brown, typo printing, perforation 13 1/2, left sheet margin horizontal strip of three, perfin "Obrazets" along with horizontal invalidating perforation, full OG, NH or LH, VF, SC #58
sold
518  294
1925, Lenin Mausoleum, three imperforated proofs of 7k in blue, olive brown and red brown, printed on thick paper with text on reverse, first one with slight offset of blue ink on the back, no gum as produced, NH, VF, SC #68
sold
519  294-97, 298-301
1925, Lenin Mausoleum, imperforated and perforated complete sets of four, each stamp with a part of perfin "Obrazets", imperforated stamps have narrow margins, full OG, NH, VF and scarce unit, SC #68-71, 72-75
sold
520  302-03
1925, Vladimir Lenin, 5r brick red and 10r indigo, complete set of two, perforation 13 1/2, each stamp with a part of perfin "Obrazets", full OG, LH, VF, SC #98-99
sold
521  304/17
1925, definitive issue, 1k, 4k, 5k, 8k, 18k and 20k, six values printed on watermarked paper, each one with perfin "O" as a part of "Obrazets", full OG, NH, LH or unused, no gum (18k), VF and scarce group, SC #76/90
sold
522  315-16, 320
1925, definitive issue, 15k, 18k and 20k, three stamps printed on watermarked paper, red typo overprint "Obrazets" at the bottom of each value, perforation separated by scissors at one or two sides, full OG, LH, VF and extremely rare, this overprint is not mentioned in Russian Specialized Cat.
sold
523 **   316 imp
1925, definitive issue, soldier 18k violet, right sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, printed on watermarked paper without varnish lines (!), full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare item, only another pair is known to exist without varnish lozenges, at the same time we did not find any records of public offering this stamp, SC #89 imp
sold
524    288c
1925, money order for 1,500rub from Shemonaikha (then Tomsk Gub.) to Semipalatinsk, franked altogether by 11 stamps, including eight of 20k affixed on parts of advertising labels "Sovtorgflot", horizontal fold as often, still VF and an interesting item
sold
525  L  

Group of Advertising Labels

1923-26, 45 mostly postally used labels and one large size cover, arranged on original Collection pages, including gutter se-tenant pair of printing plant "Karsny Proletariy" and "Mospoligraph",two tobacco advertising items printed in Rostov, Journal for Housewives and others, some usual faults mentioned, still nice and high potential holding, F/VF
Click the numbers below to see additional images:
2, 3, 4, 5
sold
526  326
1925, Academy of Sciences, imperforated proof of 3k in brown, printed on thick paper with text on reverse, no gum as produced, NH, VF
sold
527  326-27
1925, Academy of Sciences, 3k brown and 15k deep green, complete set of two, both with a part of perfin "Obrazets", perforation separated by scissors at one or two sides, first one with straight edge at the bottom, full OG, LH, F/VF, SC #102-03
sold
528  328
1925, Aleksandr Popov, three imperforated proofs of 7k in carmine, ultra and light blue, in addition proof of 20k (unissued denomination) in brown, printed on thick paper with security text on reverse, no gum as produced, VF, SC #104
sold
529  328-29
1925, Aleksandr Popov, 7k blue and 14k green, complete set of two, each one with a part of perfin "Obrazets" placed vertically, full OG, VLH, VF, SC #104-05
sold
530  333-35
1925, Decembrist Revolt, 3k-14k, perforated complete set of three, each one with a part of perfin "Obrazets" placed vertically (2) or horizontally, perforation separated by scissors at one, two or three sides, full OG, VLH, VF and scarce, SC #115-17
sold
531  339-41
1925, Revolution of 1905, 3k-14k, perforated complete set of three, each one with a part of perfin "Obrazets", perforation separated by scissors at two or three sides, full OG, VLH, VF and rare, SC #109-11
sold
532  340 var
1925, Revolution of 1905, 7k brown, perforated single with broken plate variety (damaged text at the top left and raster background), slight gum creases, full OG, hinged, fine and scarce
Click here to see enlarged fragment
115.00
533  342-44
1926, Vladimir Lenin, 1r-3r, complete set of three printed on watermarked Borders and Rosettes paper, each one with a part of perfin "Obrazets", perforation separated by scissors on two or three sides, full OG, VLH, VF, SC #128 -30
sold
534  348
1926, Esperanto Congress, 14k bluish green and violet, red typo overprint "Obrazets" at the bottom, perfect quality single, full OG, LH, VF and the only known example until now. According to Ustinovsky's notes this specimen overprint was produced by private order of Genrikh Yagoda, Chief of Soviet Security and Intelligence Agency (NKVD), who was a prominent philatelist
N/A
535  349c/50b
1927, definitive issue, black surcharge 8k on soldier 7k brown, complete set of three with narrow space between "8" and "kop", postally used, mostly F/VF, SC #209-10, 210A
sold
536  350, 353-56
1927, black or red surcharge 8k on soldier 7k brown and commemorative perforated stamps, set of five, each one with part of perfin "Obrazets", full OG, VLH, VF and very scarce group, SC #182, 211, 0212/16
sold
537  353a var
1927, red double (one albino) surcharge 8k on Aleksandr Popov 7k blue, both surcharges with inverted "8" variety, full OG, LH, F/VF and scarce double error, SC #211 Ka Ta
sold
538    353a
1928, red surcharge (inverted figure) 8k on Aleksandr Popov 7k blue, used on cover from Perm to Moscow, tied by machine cancellation, arrival ds on reverse, slight fold did not affect the stamp, mostly VF
sold
539  359a-60 var
1927, black surcharge (type I) 8k on Postage Due stamps of 1k red and 2k violet, both are litho printing, perforation 12 1/2, each one with postal cancellations, F/VF and scarce, SC #161-62 I
sold
540  362 var
1927, black surcharge (type II) on Postage Due stamp of 7k yellow, typo printing, perforation 12 1/2, full OG, VLH, VF, SC #171 II
sold
541 **   367 var
1927, black surcharge (type II) on Postage Due stamp of 2k violet, printed on watermarked paper, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, SC #175 II
sold
542  369
1927, black surcharge (type I) on Postage Due stamp of 7k yellow, printed on watermarked paper, a part of perfin "Obrazets", perforation separated by scissors, minor marginal soiling at right, fresh, full OG, NH, VF
115.00
543  373
1927, Dr. Zamenhof, 14k yellow green and brown, printed on watermarked paper, large part of perfin "Obrazets", perforation separated by scissors at the top, full OG, LH, F/VF, SC #183
sold
544  375-81
1927, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 3k-28k, complete set of seven, each one with part of perfin "Obrazets", perforation of most stamps separated by scissors (28k has straight edge at left), full OG, LH, F/VF, SC #202-08
sold
545 **/*   376c, 377a
1927, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 5k brown, perforation 12 1/2x10 1/2; and 7k myrtle green, perforation 11 1/2, full OG, NH (5k) or LH, VF, SC #203-04A
sold
546  380 var
1927, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 18k blue, top sheet margin cancelled single, imperforated at the top, in addition strongly misperforated stamp of 14k, full OG, LH, both are VF
sold
547  380
1927, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution, imperforated trial color proof of 18k in brown black and brown, appropriate margins, nice condition, full OG, trace of hinge, VF and rare, SC #207
sold
548  382/400
1927-28, second definitive issue, 1k-80k, set of 13 values, each one with a part of perfin "Obrazets", several stamps have perforation separated by scissors, full OG, LH, VF and rare group, SC #187/201
sold
549  402-03
1928, 10th Anniversary of the Red Army, 8k brown and 14k blue, each one with a part of perfin "Obrazets", full OG, LH, VF, SC #217-18
sold
550 **   402a
1928, 10th Anniversary of the Red Army, 8k brown, nice four-side margins imperforated single, full OG, NH, VF, SC #217 Pa
sold
551  402
1928, 10th Anniversary of the Red Army, imperforated trial color proof of 8k in blue, balanced margins single, full OG, previously hinged, VF and extremely rare, SC #217
sold
552  403
1928, 10th Anniversary of the Red Army, imperforated trial color proof of 14k in rose carmine, four-margin single, full OG, previously hinged, VF and extremely rare
sold
553 **   411a
1929, Pioneers' Assembly, 10k olive brown, perforation 10 1/2, bottom right corner sheet margin single, full OG, NH, VF and a beautiful stamp, SC #226B
sold
554 **   413, var
1929, third definitive issue, worker 1k orange, shift of comb perforation (12x12 1/2) on side margin block of 20 (10x2), two stamps on the left with only side perforation and two blank labels on the right, folded oncevertically,full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular item, SC #228 var
sold
555 **   420 var
1929, third definitive issue, Vladimir Lenin 14k dark blue, perforation 10, top sheet margin single, minor red ink soiling on reverse, full OG, NH (LH on margin only), VF, SC #244B
sold
556  426 var
1931, third definitive issue, peasant 80k red brown on yellow network, which is partially missing at the bottom left, full OG, LH, VF, SC #240 Ta
sold
557 **   436 var
1930, third definitive issue, Telegraph Building 1r deep blue, inverted watermark Lozenges (small angle to the left), bottom sheet margin single, full OG, NH, VF and rare, SC #243 var
sold
558  456-67
1931-32, third definitive issue, 1k-1r, imperforated complete set of nine in horizontal pairs, full OG, LH, VF, SC #277-85
sold
559    

Postal History items in the period of stamps shortage

1931, two items on original page from the Collection, first one - stationery postcard of 5k brown uprated by bisect of worker 10k olive, sent from Rybnoe (Krasnoyarsk Reg.) to Uyar (Siberian Reg.); the other one is stationery envelope 10k olive, with additional two-line violet marking "Paid by Cash 5k", both are VF and very rare real commercial mailings
Click here to see enlarged fragment 1, Click here to see enlarged fragment 2
sold
560    
1931-32, three covers arranged on original page from the Collection, used in Middle Asia, franked by Agriculture Co-op stamps of 10k green or 25k blue, two with postage due markings, one with minor flaws, generally fresh and F/VF
sold
561  470a
1932, Maxim Gorki, 15k brown, horizontal imperforated pair, nice margins all around, full OG, LH, VF, SC #299 Pa
sold
562 **   486 fn
1932, Moscow Philatelic Exhibition, 15k black brown and 35k ultramarine, souvenir sheet of four, printed on thin cardboard, size 169x120mm, slight usual foxing, nice quality item, no gum as produced, NH, VF and rare, only500 examples were produced, many of those were destroyed, SC #SS01
sold
563  491
1933, Tatars of Crimea, trial color perforated (L11 1/2) proof of 3k in brown, nice condition in every respect, full OG, light trace of hinge, VF and rare, SC #319
sold
564  494
1933, Buryats, trial color perforated (L11 1/2) proof of 6k in brown lilac, repaired bottom right corner, nevertheless collectible quality item, full OG, previously hinged, VF appearance of this rare proof, SC #322
sold
565  494
1933, Buryats, trial color imperforated proof of 6k in violet gray, intaglio (raster square) instead of phototype printing, repaired bottom right corner, still balanced margins and fresh quality, full OG, previously hinged, VF appearance of this very rare proof
Click here to see enlarged fragment
sold
566  502
1933, Armenians, trial color perforated (11 1/2) proof of 15k in black violet, size 47.5x22mm, phototype printing (the same as for common stamps), nice quality, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce, SC #331
sold
567  502
1933, Armenians, two trial color perforated (11 1/2) proofs of 15k in green black and carmine, size 47.5x22mm, phototype printing (the same as for common stamps), first one has 3mm repaired tear at the bottom, the other one with small thin, still collectible quality, large part of OG, VF appearance
sold
568  502
1933, Armenians, trial color imperforated proof of 15k in brown violet, balanced margins, size 47.5x22mm, phototype printing (the same as for common stamps), nice quality, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce
sold
569  502
1933, Armenians, trial color imperforated proof of 15k in carmine rose, four-side margins, size 47.5x22mm, phototype printing (the same as for common stamps), spot of scratched gum, large part of OG, VF appearance
sold
570  502
1933, Armenians, trial color perforated (11 1/2) proof of 15k in dark blue, size 50x23.5mm instead of 48x22.5mm of an issued stamp, intaglio (raster square) instead of phototype printing, nice and fresh, full OG, previously hinged, VF and rare
Click here to see enlarged fragment
sold
571  502
1933, Armenians, trial color perforated (11 1/2) proof of 15k in black, size 50x23.5mm instead of 48x22.5mm of an issued stamp, intaglio (raster square) instead of phototype printing, small thin, large part of OG, VF appearance of this rare proof
Click here to see enlarged fragment
sold
572  504
1933, Ukrainians, trial color perforated (11 1/2) proof of 15k in dark blue, size 50x23.5mm instead of 48x22.5mm of an issued stamp, intaglio (raster square) instead of phototype printing, insignificant gum wrinkles, full OG, previously hinged, VF and rare, SC #329
Click here to see enlarged fragment
sold
573  505
1933, Uzbeks, trial color perforated (11 1/2) proof of 15k in dark brown, size 50x23.5mm instead of 48x22.5mm of an issued stamp, intaglio (raster square) instead of phototype printing, small thin, large part of OG, F/VF appearance of this rare proof, SC #332
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sold
574  505
1933, Uzbeks, trial color imperforated proof of 15k in ultramarine, balanced margins, size 50x23.5mm instead of 48x22.5mm of an issued stamp, intaglio (raster square) instead of phototype printing, spot of scratched gum, large part of OG, VF appearance of this very rare proof
Click here to see enlarged fragment
sold
575  518 fn
1933, Order of the Red Banner, trial printing of 20k multicolored with perforation 9 1/2, tiny water spot at the bottom left corner, mentioned for accuracy only, fresh quality with nice intact perforation, full OG, LH, VF, SC #344A
sold
576  546-50
1935, Anti-War Propaganda issue, 5k-35k, complete set of five, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, SC #387-91
sold
577    572
1935, 3rd Congress of Archaeology and Iranian Arts, 35k brown, used on registered cover in Leningrad, tied by special Congress postmark, several date stamps on reverse, lightly folded, stamp is not affected, F/VF
sold
578  579b
1935, Leo Tolstoy, 20k green and black brown, perforation 11, left sheet margin vertical pair imperforated between stamps, watermark "1" on margin, neatly cancelled, VF, SC #431A Pf
sold
579  582a var
1935, Sergey Kirov, 40k black brown, perforation 14, bottom right corner margin single, imperforated on the right, neat corner cancellation, VF, SC #434A Pa
sold
580    580a-82a
1936, Revolutionary Heroes, 2k-40k, complete set of three used on registered cover in Moscow, sent from 8th Congress of Soviets, boxed marking "C'ezdovskoe", appropriate arrival ds, mostly VF
sold
581  585a, 587 var
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, 3k dark blue, perforation 11, imperforated at the top, 10k gray blue, perforation 14, imperforated on the right, both are CTO with full OG, VF, SC #437 Pb, 439A Pb
sold
582  586 var
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, 5k rose lake, page from the Collection representing four perforation varieties plus two common values from the attempt of 9-stamp reconstruction, full OG, NH (1) or LH, VF
sold
583  592 var
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 40k rose lake, comb perforation 12 1/2x12, printed on chalk-surfaced instead of ordinary paper, postally used (removed from an envelope), VF and very rare, SC #447CSP G
sold
584    590-95, 596
1937, Alexander Pushkin, complete set of six and souvenir sheet, used on two registered covers in Moscow, both tied by Pushkin Exhibition special date stamp, arrival markings on reverse, mostly VF, SC #445-50, Block 1
sold
585 **   606 var
1937, Felix Dzerzhinsky, 10k yellow brown, printed on ordinary instead of chalk-surfaced paper, perfect stamp in every respect, full OG, NH, VF and rare, especially never hinged, SC #469 Va
sold
586  606 var
1937, Felix Dzerzhinsky, 10k yellow brown, two marginal singles imperforated at the bottom or on the right, in addition vertical pair imperforated between stamps, neat cancellations, mostly VF, SC #469 Pc, Pd, Pg
sold
587  606 var
1937, Felix Dzerzhinsky, 10k yellow brown, left sheet margin horizontal pair, imperforated on the left and between stamps, lightly cancelled at the bottom, fresh, VF, SC #469 Ph
sold
588  607 var
1937, Felix Dzerzhinsky, 20k blue green, two marginal singles, imperforated at the top or on the right, neatly cancelled, F/VF, SC #470 Pb, Pd
sold
589 */U   613A/19A
1937-41, definitive issue on paper without watermark, 1k- 50k, complete set of seven, several blocks of four, including 4k, a dozen used singles, two covers and one large piece, all mounted on two pages from the Collection, full OG or used, mainly F/VF
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sold
590  616B var
1951, definitive issue, factory worker 10k gray black, size 15.5x23mm, original printing, left sheet margin single with perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, full OG, LH, F/VF and rare, this stamp with line perforation is not recorded
sold
591 **/*   618b
1939, definitive issue, factory worker 30k claret, top sheet margin imperforated block of four, repaired 3mm tear on the left margin, stamps did not affect, otherwise fresh, full OG, NH, VF appearance, SC #577 Pa
sold
592 **   628a
1938, North Pole Flight, 80k carmine, horizontal imperforated pair, nice margins all around, full OG, NH, VF, SC #486 Pa
sold
593  629, 634 var
1938, 20th Anniversary of the Red Army, 10k and 80k, two stamps printed on ordinary instead of thick paper, full OG, LH, VF, SC #490B, 495B
115.00
594  678 var
1938, Balloons and Planes, 5k brown violet, top left corner sheet margin single, imperforated on the left, CTO with full OG, VF and rare, SC #538 Pb
sold
595  724
1939, Milkmaid with Prize Cow, trial color proof of 10k in brown lilac, perforation 10 3/4, separated by scissors, raster square instead of diamonds, "enlarged breast" of milkmaid compare to issued stamp, gummed, VF and very rare, a common stamp is included, SC #591
sold
596 **/*   734, var
1939, definitive issue, miner 5k red, bottom right corner sheet margin horizontal pair, left stamp with "9" instead of "5" in denomination, full OG, NH (error stamp) or LH, VF, SC #606 Ka
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sold
597 **/*   735 var
1947, definitive issue, soldier 15k gray green, offset printing, two sheet margin blocks of four of distinctly different shades and thickness of paper (darker one has thickness of 0.11mm), full OG, NH or LH (one stamp in each block), VF, SC #1055 var
sold
598  735 var
1947, definitive issue, soldier 15k gray green, left sheet margin single of offset printing, imperforated on the left, full OG, LH, F/VF, SC #1055 Pa
sold
599  736 var
1939-47, definitive issue, aviator 30k blue, two left sheet margin singles of typo and offset printings, each one imperforated on the left, full OG, LH, F/VF, SC #608 Pb, 1056 Pb
sold
600  736 var
1947, definitive issue, aviator 30k blue, litho printing, nicely centered, full OG, hinged, VF, SC #988
sold
601 **   736 var
1947, definitive issue, aviator 30k blue, litho printing, left sheet margin single with "OCCP" variety (position 51), full OG, NH (LH on margin only), VF and rare, SC #988 Ka, 180,000 rub
sold
602 **   743a
1939, definitive issue, black surcharge 30k on farm worker 4k claret, printed on paper without watermark, full OG, NH (hinged on margin), F/VF, SC #590
sold
603  743a var
1939, definitive issue, black surcharge 30k on farm worker 4k claret, printed on paper without watermark, "birthmark on chin" variety, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF
sold
604  749/54 var
1939, Soviet Sanatoria, four sheet margin singles, including two of 5k imperforated at the top or on the left, 15k imperforated on the right and 50k imperforated at the top, CTO with full OG (3) or lightly cancelled, VF, SC #613Pb, Pd, 615 Pe, 618 Pb
sold
605  768, 770 var
1940, Western Territories, three sheet margin singles, including two of 30k imperforated at the bottom and on the left and 60k imperforated at the top, all neatly cancelled, one stamp of 30k with tiny marginal thin, otherwise VF, SC#632 Pa, Pb, 634 Pa
sold
606  777-78 var
1940, Vladimir Mayakovski, 30k brown and 60k indigo, two stamps with comb perforation, full OG, LH, F/VF, SC #641-42 (1) A
sold
607 **   796/803
1940, All-Union Agriculture Fair, 40k multicolored, three- side margin vertical se-tenant strip of six, folded along horizontal perforation (no separations), full OG, NH, VF, SC #660/67
sold
608  861/85
1942-43, War Heroes, Anti-Aircraft Battery and 25th Anniversary of the Revolution, five sheet margin singles imperforated on the right or at the bottom, neatly cancelled, mostly VF, SC #731/55 var, C.v. 43,000rub
sold
609  944 var
1944, Sergey Lazo, 30k bright green, top sheet margin vertical pair, imperforated between stamps, full OG, VLH, VF, SC #838 Pb
sold
610    959
1944, Liberation of Leningrad, 30k slate green, souvenir sheet of four used on registered cover in Moscow in 1951, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF, SC Block 4
sold
611    974-79
1945, Battle Scenes, 20k-1r, complete set of six used on registered cover in Moscow in 1951, postmarked on arrival, VF, SC #874-79
sold
612  992 var
1945, Victory Day, dark blue overprint on Order of Victory 3r brick red, top part of overprint completely broken, full OG, LH, VF, SC #895 var
sold
613  993 var
1945, Soviet Bomber "Pe-8", 1r gray black, bottom sheet margin single, imperforated at the bottom, neat corner cancellation, minor marginal soiling, still VF, SC #898 Pa
sold
614  1006 var
1945, 75th Anniversary of the birth of Lenin, 3r black brown, bottom sheet margin stamp, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, VLH, F/VF, SC #911 Pa
sold
615  1022 var
1946, Stalin Victory Medal, (30k) orange brown, bottom sheet margin single with missing bottom part of the design, large part of OG, VF, SC #927 var
sold
616  1028 var
1946, Soviet Elections, 60k gray green, top sheet margin vertical pair, imperforated at the top and between stamps, lightly cancelled, VF, SC #934 Pb
sold
617    1059-66
1946, Views of Moscow, 5k-1r, complete set of eight, used on home-made large size postcard, sent by registered mail in Moscow in 1951, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, mostly VF, SC #980-87
sold
618  1063, 1066 var
1946, Views of Moscow, 45k dark green and 1r red brown, two corner sheet margin singles, imperforated on the right and at the top respectively, neat cancellations, VF, SC #984, Pa, 987 Pa
sold
619    1080a-82a
1947, 25th Anniversary of Soviet Postage stamps, set of three souvenir sheets, each one used on individual registered cover, sent in Moscow in 1951, arrival ds and all appropriate markings, VF, SC Blocks 6-8
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sold
620  1081a var
1947, 25th Anniversary of Soviet Postage stamps, 30k green and brown, souvenir sheet of four, incorrect cutout, resulting in stamps and text shifted to the top and turned anti-clockwise, full OG, LH, VF
sold
621  1125 var
1947, Moscow Council Building, 30k black, red and blue, perforated and imperforated bottom left corner sheet margin singles, first one has red color significantly shifted to the left, the other one with omitted blue color, full OG,LH, VF, SC #1049 Tb, 1050 Ta
sold
622  1143-45
1947, Jubilee of Moscow, 1r-3r, three-side margin vertical se-tenant strip of four with label, folded once along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH or LH (on label and 1r), VF
sold
623  1143-46
1947, Jubilee of Moscow, 1r-5r, three-side margin vertical strip of four with label, folded once along horizontal perforation, fresh, full OG, NH or LH (on label and 3r), VF
sold
624    1143-46
1947, Jubilee of Moscow, 1r-5r, four values used on registered cover sent in Moscow in 1951, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF, SC #1084-87
sold
625 **/*   1166 imp
1947, Sanatorium "Abkhazia", 30k red brown, bottom left corner sheet margin vertical imperforated pair, full OG, NH or VLH (top stamp), VF, SC #1102 Pa
sold
626  1325, var
1950, Birthday of J. Stalin, 40k multicolored, three souvenir sheets, printed on white, medium creamy and creamy paper with varieties of frame, full OG, LH, VF, SC Block 14, Va, Vb
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sold
627    1325
1950, Birthday of J. Stalin, 40k multicolored, souvenir sheet used on large size registered cover, sent in Moscow in 1951, uprated by six regular values on reverse, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, vertical fold away from souvenir sheet, F/VF and rare mailing
sold
628    1325a, b, c, d
1950, Birthday of J. Stalin, 40k multicolored, four imperforated values from a souvenir sheet used on individual registered covers sent in Moscow in 1951, each uprated by a definitive stamp, postmarked on arrival, VF, SC #1393-96
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sold
629    1359-63, 1360a
1949, Alexander Pushkin, complete set of five and souvenir sheet used on registered cover, sent in Moscow in 1951, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF, SC #1307-11, Block 13
sold
630 **   1377 var
1949, Kayak Race, 25k blue green, comb perforation 12x12 1/2, raster vertical diamonds, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SC #1319 (2)A
sold
631 **/*   1529-31, var
1950, Ivan Aivazovsky, 40k-1r, 61 mostly mint stamps in singles and multiples, including 50k in miniature sheet of ten (paper adhesion on reverse), as well as two covers, representing three issues of the set, including positional multiples of all values, such as three-side margin horizontal pairs, strips of four or five and more, full OG, NH or LH, VF and beautiful study for a specialist, SC #1497-99, var
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
sold
632    1568-83
1951, Russian Scientists, complete set of 16, most with sheet margins, used on five registered covers, sent in Moscow, arrival ds and all appropriate markings, VF, SC #1540-55 (1)
sold
633 **/*   1598-602
1951, Development of Communism, 20k-1r, complete set of five, all are corner sheet margin singles, full OG, NH or LH (60k), VF, SC #1566-70
sold
634  1599 var
1951, Stalingrad Power Station, 40k multicolored, red color significantly shifted to the bottom, full OG, LH, VF, a common stamp is included, SC #1568 var
sold
635    1598-602
1951, Development of Communism, 20k-1r, complete set of five, each one used on individual registered cover, sent from places shown on stamps, covers with low values uprated by definitives, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF and a spectacular group
sold
636    1605-09
1951, Czechoslovakia, 20k-1r, complete set of five, used on registered cover in Moscow, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF, SC #1572-76
sold
637    1624-27
1952, Stalin Constitution, five stamps, including a complete set of four, used on registered air mail cover from Kharkov to Moscow, postmarked on arrival, mostly VF, SC #1592-95
sold
638 **   1731/30
1954, Agriculture Exhibition, 40k multicolored, complete se-tenant sheet of 25 (5x5), including 15 stamps of Cattle Pavilion and 10 stamp of Agriculture Pavilion, folded horizontally between third and fourth horizontal rows, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1695/96
sold
639 **/*   1743-44 var
1954, Joseph Stalin, 40k brown rose and 1r blue, complete set of two in three-side margins horizontal strips of five, originated from miniature sheets of 25, full OG, NH or LH (three stamps in each strip), VF, SC #1711-12 var
sold
640    1747a, 1757a
1955, Konstantin Savitsky and Alexey Venetsianov, two souvenir sheets on individual registered covers from Moscow and Kharkov respectively, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF, SC Blocks 15, 22
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sold
641 **/*   1752 var
1955, Nicolaus Copernicus, 1r multicolored, three-side margin horizontal pair, originated from a miniature sheet of ten, full OG, NH or LH (margin and one stamp), VF, SC #1720 var
sold
642  1757 var
1955, Alexey Venetsianov, 1r multicolored, top left corner sheet margin vertical pair, imperforated at the top, minor soiling at the upper left corner, fresh condition, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce, SC #1748 Pa
sold
643  1757 var
1955, Alexey Venetsianov, 1r multicolored, bottom sheet margin vertical pair, imperforated between stamps, slight usual gum wrinkle, full OG, LH, VF and rare, SC #1748 Pb
sold
644    1770a, 1772a, 1778a
1955, Agriculture Exhibition, Pavilions of RSFSR, Byelorussian SSR and Ukrainian SSR, three souvenir sheets, each one used on individual cover, sent by registered mail in Moscow, uprated by appropriate stamps, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF, SC Blocks 17-19
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sold
645 **   1841 var
1956, Volleyball, 25k orange brown, top left corner sheet margin single, partly imperforated on the left due to foldover, full OG, NH (LH on margin), VF, SC #1820 var
sold
646 **   1857 var
1956, Builder's Day, 1r gray blue, comb perforation 12x12 1/2, top left corner sheet margin single, full OG, NH (LH on margin), VF, SC #1835A
sold
647 **/*   1860a, var
1956, Mohamed Aivazov, 40k green, three-line inscription, top right corner sheet margin block of four, upper left stamp with break in "1" of "148" variety (position 11), full OG, NH or LH (lower left stamp), VF, SC #1842, var
sold
648 **   1916 var
1957, Gray Partridge, 10k multicolored, omitted green color variety, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1906 Ta
sold
649 **   1934 var
1957, Lenin Talking to Soldier and Sailor, 40k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2, two corner sheet margin values on creamy and white paper, full OG, NH (LH on margins), VF, SC #1921A
sold
650    1943a, 2002a
1957, 40th Anniversary of the October Revolution, two souvenir sheets, each one used on individual FDC, tied by special date stamp, sent by registered mail in Moscow, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, both are opened for display, VF, SC Blocks 24-25
sold
651 **   1978 imp
1957, Youth Festival, View of Bolshoi Theater, 1r violet blue and black, top sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, no gum as produced, NH, VF, SC #1954 Pa
sold
652  1979a
1957, Youth Festival, International Philatelic Exhibition, 40k blue, souvenir sheet with blue text and picture shifted to the top right, full OG, LH, VF, spectacular and very rare item, Block 23 var
sold
653  1979a var
1957, Youth Festival, International Philatelic Exhibition, 40k blue, two souvenir sheets with blue text and picture shifted to the left or to the right, full OG, LH, VF, SC Block 23 var
sold
654  2030
1958, Soviet Industrial Exhibition, trial printing of 60k in black, red and light blue instead of gray violet, full OG, LH, VF, pencil sign at the bottom, SC #2021
sold
655 **   2048 var
1958, Maxim Gorki, 40k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2, bottom sheet margin single, full OG, NH, VF, SC #2044A
sold
656 **   2050 var
1958, 13th Congress of Young Communists, 60k red on pink paper, comb perforation 12 1/2x12 instead of L12 1/2, top sheet margin single, full OG, NH, VF, SC #2046A
sold
657 **/*   2060, var
1958, Bicentenary of the Academy of Arts, blue overprint on Lenin stamp of 40k multicolored, original page from the Collection bearing altogether 18 stamps, representing four different types of overprint, in addition one cover, nice condition, full OG, NH (all overprint varieties) or LH (4), VF, SC #2055, Ta, Tb, var
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sold
658 **   2089 var
1958, IGY, Aurora Borealis, 40k blue and light yellow, left sheet margin single with perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, perfect quality, full OG, NH (VLH on margin only), VF and rare, SC #2089A
sold
659 **   2118 var
1958, Ural Machine Building Plant, 40k blue, left sheet margin single with perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, full OG, NH (LH on margin), VF, SC #2159A
sold
660 **   SC #2161 fn
1958, Voroshilovgrad Locomotive Plant, 40k dark brown and buff, left sheet margin example, unissued due to political reasons, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF
sold
661 **   
1958, Mendeleyev Congress, blue or red overprints on Butlerov and Mendeleyev stamps, complete set of two, both are corner sheet margin examples, full OG, NH, VF
sold
662  2192
1959, 89th Anniversary of the birth of Lenin, (20k), trial print in black, central design without denomination, full OG, NH, VF, SC #2218
sold
663  2417 var
1960, Uzbek National Costumes, 60k multicolored, printed on chalk-surfaced instead of ordinary paper, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 11 1/2, full OG, very light trace of hinge, VF and extremely rare, this stamp is mentioned only in the Liapine Cat., SC #2423A var
N/A
664 **   2527 var
1961, 22nd Congress of Communist Party, Industrial Control Center, 4k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, full OG, NH, VF, SC #2535A
sold
665 **   2533 var
1961, Rocket and Stars, 1r red and black, printed on aluminum foil, double embossing (one inverted) variety, full OG, NH, VF and very rare, a common stamp is included, SC #2542 footnote
sold
666 **   2578 var
1962, Anniversary of the first Soviet Space Flight, 10k multicolored with label in light blue, vertical pair with perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 11 1/4x11 1/2, full OG, NH, VF and scarce undervalued stamp, especially in pair, Scott #2585A
sold
667 **   2676 var
1962, 30th Soviet Chess Championships, 4k orange yellow and black, horizontal pair with perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF and very rare in pair, SC #2693A, 640,000 rub
sold
668    2926 fn
1964, Tokyo Olympic Games, 1r green, red and gold, numbered souvenir sheet tied on FDC, green color shift appears as ghost double impression, fresh VF, SC Block 36 var
sold
669  2930A
1964, Conquest of Space, 10k multicolored, souvenir sheet of six, blue color significantly shifted to the top, full OG, LH on right margin, VF, a common sheet is included, SC Block 38 var
sold
670 **   2963-67 fn
1964, Mushrooms, 2k-12k, complete set of five printed on glossy paper, sheets of 25 with labels at sides, fresh and unfolded, full OG, NH, VF, SC #3036A-40A
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2, 3, 4, 5
sold