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Lots 506 - 525,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #83, September 13, 2019. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
506 **   1236 var
1948, Industrial Expansion, 60k dark red and black, left sheet margin single with central design strongly shifted to the top, full OG, NH, VF
95.00 
 
507 **   1237/83
1948, For Early Fulfillment of the Post-War 5-Year Plan, set of 24 (no Transport) in unfolded blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. close to $1,500
300.00 
 
508 **   1245 var
1948, 25th Anniversary of the Establishing of USSR, 60k red and greenish black, left sheet margin single imperforated on the left, full OG with slight gum wrinkle, NH, VF
100.00 
 
509 **/*   1254 var
1948, Sports issue, Foot Race, 15k violet, two sheet margin singles, imperforated at the top or on the left, full OG, NH or LH (left margined), VF
180.00 
 
510 **   1272 var
1948, Heavy Machinery Plant, 30k purple, bottom sheet margin single imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
140.00 
 
511 **   1284-88, 1289-94
1948, Young Pioneers and Young Communists, two complete sets of five and six respectively, 40k of Komsomol set has significant shift of red color, full OG, NH, VF
Click here to see enlarged fragment
140.00 
 
512 (*)   1295 var
1948, 50th Anniversary of the Moscow Art Theater, 40k deep blue, raster square, block of four, nice looking unused item, expertly regummed, VF appearance of this very scarce raster variety
500.00 
 
513 **   1306 imp
1948, Coat of Arms and Flag of the Soviet Union, 40k brownish red, size 14.8x21.8mm, original printing, horizontal imperforated pair, enlarged margins all around, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare, the similar pair had been sold in our Auction #75 for $5,500 plus commission, Raritan Stamps guarantee
4000.00 
 
514 **   1307-09, imp
1948, 225th Anniversary of Sverdlovsk, 30k-1r, perforated and imperforated sets in corner sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
95.00 
 
515 **   1316 var
1948, Colonnade at Kislovodsk, 40k blue, original printing with raster vertical diamonds, we note that all recorded issues of this stamp have raster square, full OG, NH, VF and the only recorded stamp of this raster type, ex-the Matvil Collection, since that Sale not even one stamp with this raster was found, Raritan Stamps guarantee
3750.00 
 
516 **/*   1189-317, var

Collection of 1948 Year

Over 1400 mostly mint stamps, including more than 200 blocks of four, representing all 30 issues of the year, nine fantails, Art Theater 40k with raster square and numerous other raster and plate varieties, overall nice condition, mainly full OG, most is NH, F/VF, SC. v. $875,000P
Click the numbers below to see additional images:
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
1500.00 
 
517 **   1320-22

Issues of 1949

1949, Mikhail Lomonosov Museum in Leningrad, 40k-1r, complete set in unfolded blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
95.00 
 
518 **   1323-24
1949, 300th Anniversary of the Discovery of the Strait between Asia and America by Semyon Dezhnev, 40k olive green and 1r bluish gray, complete set in unfolded corner sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
130.00 
 
519 **   1325
1949, 70th Birthday of Joseph Stalin, souvenir sheet of four, 40k multicolored, printed on white paper, size 175x220mm, nice quality in every respect, full OG, NH, VF
210.00 
 
520 **   1325
1949, 70th Birthday of Joseph Stalin, souvenir sheet of four, 40k multicolored, printed on yellowish paper, size 176x221mm, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF
190.00 
 
521 **   1326-27
1949, 25th Anniversary of the Death of Lenin, 40k and 1r, complete set in corner sheet margin unfolded blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
140.00 
 
522  1327 var
1949, Lenin Mausoleum, 1r gray black and brown red, double impression of red color (both misplaced), neatly cancelled at the bottom, VF and an attractive item
240.00 
 
523 **   1327a
1949, Lenin Mausoleum, 1r gray black and brown red, perforated souvenir sheet of four, size 180x134mm, type with "25" on the same level, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF
300.00 
 
524 **   1327a imp
1949, Lenin Mausoleum, 1r gray black and brown red, imperforated souvenir sheet of four, size 178x135mm, type with raised "25", nice quality, full OG, NH, VF
1000.00 
 
525 **   1327a imp
1949, Lenin Mausoleum, 1r gray black and brown red, imperforated souvenir sheet of four, size 178x133mm, type with "25" on the same level, full OG, NH, VF
1100.00