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Lots 513 - 557,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #76, February 03, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
513 **   1714 Pa
1955, Airplane over Mountains, 2r black and yellow green, right sheet margin single, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #C92 var
140.00 
 
514 **   1718-21
1955, Polish People's Republic, 40k and 1r, complete set of four in unfolded sheets of 72 (12x6 or 6x12), first one with minor marginal separations, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1749-52
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2, 3, 4
190.00 
 
515 **   1720 var
1955, Nicolaus Copernicus, 1r multicolored, miniature sheet of ten, printed on white paper, folded once between second and third row, intact margins and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF and very rare, Scott #1752 var
5500.00 
 
516 **   1720 var
1955, Nicolaus Copernicus, 1r multicolored, unfolded miniature sheet of ten, printed on paper with slight pink tone, nice and very fresh, full OG, NH, VF and very rare
7000.00 
 
517 **   1722-24
1955, 85th Anniversary of the birth of Lenin, 60k and 1r, complete set of three in sheet of 50 (5x10) or 72 (12x6, No.1724), folded once along perforation with minor separation on the edges, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1753-55
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190.00 
 
518 **   1723 Ta
1955, 85th Anniversary of the birth of Lenin, 1r multicolored, bottom left corner margin single with double impression of frame, denomination and inscription in red, full OG, NH, VF and a gorgeous item, Scott #1754 var
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140.00 
 
519 **   1746 var
1955, Moscow University, 40k multicolored, block of four, each stamp with blue color shown on reverse (went through porous paper), full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular item, Scott #1786 var
140.00 
 
520  1747A
1955, Moscow University, 1r multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, large part of OG with some paper adhesion on reverse, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate, Scott #1787 var
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950.00 
 
521 **   1755-56, Ka
1955, North Pole - Moscow Flight, red overprint on 1r and 2r, complete set in blocks of six, right stamp in the middle row without a dash, while left one with large space between "Sev." and "Polyus" varieties, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #C95-96, var
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375.00 
 
522 **   1755-56, Ka
1955, North Pole - Moscow Flight, red overprint on 1r and 2r, complete set of two in horizontal pairs, left stamp of each pair without a dash variety, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #C95-96, var
190.00 
 
523 **   1756A, var
1955, North Pole - Moscow Flight, red overprint on 2r black and yellow green, perforation L12 1/2, bottom left corner margin block of four, upper left stamp with dash close to "Mockva" variety, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #C96 var
200.00 
 
524 **   1756A, Ka
1955, North Pole - Moscow Flight, red overprint on 2r black and yellow green, perforation L12 1/2, no dash variety, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantees on reverse, Scott #C96 var
900.00 
 
525 **   1763A
1956, Academician Alexei Krylov, 40k gray, brown and black, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, nicely centered and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF and most important perforation variety of the post-War period, Raritan Stamps guarantee, Scott #1792 var
2400.00 
 
526 **   1802 Ta
1956, North Pole Station, 1r multicolored, yellow color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #C97 var
70.00 
 
527 **   1809A
1956, Sergey Kirov, 40k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, minor gum toning as often, full OG, NH, VF appearance, N. Mandrovski certificate, Scott #1832 var
950.00 
 
528 **   1835A
1956, Builder's Day, 1r gray blue, comb perforation 12x12 1/2, left sheet margin block of four (endorsed on margin), full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1857 var
375.00 
 
529  1842A
1956, Mukhamed Aivazov, 40k green, three-line text (type I), perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF and rare, Raritan Stamps guarantee, Scott #1860a var
950.00 
 
530 **   1842 I
1956, Makhmud Aivazov, 40k green, two-line text (type II), complete sheet of 72 (12x6), folded once along vertical perforation with insignificant marginal only separations, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1860
95.00 
 
531 **   1864, Ka
1956, Antarctic Expedition, 40k multicolored, top left corner margin block of 12, lower right stamp (position 28) has no flag variety, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1884 var
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150.00 
 
532 **   
1957, Artist Vladimir Makovsky "Night Watch", unissued 40k multicolored, tiny crayon mark at the bottom margin, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare, P. Buchsbayew certificate, top left corner sheet margin block of six (3x2)showing marginal imprint and date of issue is illustrated in "The Postal Rarities" (from the Popov Museum), only a few stamps were sold before being withdrawn by the authorities. The reason of withdrawn this stamp is unclear
12000.00 
 
533  1894 var
1957, Youth Festival, 20k multicolored, light blue and violet (offset) colors dramatically shifted to the top, full OG, very light trace of hinge (appearing NH), VF, a common stamp is included, Scott #1937 var
140.00 
 
534  1898A
1957, Youth Festival, 60k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, full OG, LH, VF, Raritan Stamps guarantee, Scott #1914 var
240.00 
 
535 **   1899A
1957, Youth Festival, 1r multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, bottom sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1940 var
140.00 
 
536 **/*   1899, A var
1957, Youth Festival, 1r multicolored, two stamps with "Esemirnoi" variety at the top inscription, comb and line perforation respectively, full OG, NH (L12 1/2) or LH, VF
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90.00 
 
537 **   1900-04
1957, Youth Festival, 10k-1r, imperforated complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1913/40 imp
375.00 
 
538 **   1901, Ka
1957, Youth Festival, 20k multicolored, bottom right corner margin imperforated horizontal strip of three, right stamp with "Molosezhi" variety (position 72 in a part of drawing), full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1937 imp, var
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140.00 
 
539 **   1904, var
1957, Youth Festival, 1r multicolored, horizontal imperforated pair, left stamp with "Esemirnoi" variety, full OG, NH, VF
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140.00 
 
540 **   1906 Ta
1957, Gray Partridge, 10k multicolored, omitted green color, bottom sheet margin vertical pair, full OG, NH, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate, Scott #1916 var
190.00 
 
541 **   1914A
1957, Vologda Lace-Maker, 40k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, bottom sheet margin vertical pair, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1924 var
140.00 
 
542 **   1914A Pa
1957, Vologda Lace-Maker, 40k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2, bottom right corner sheet margin single, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, Scott #1924 var
325.00 
 
543  1917A
1957, Northland Bone-Carver, 40k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2, top left corner sheet margin block of four, CTO with full OG (NH), VF, N. Mandrovski certificate, Scott #1926 var
475.00 
 
544 **   1921A
1957, Lenin Talking to Soldier and Sailor, 40k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2, three stamps of distinctly different shades, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1934 var
95.00 
 
545 **   1922A
1957, Lenin Reading a Newspaper, 40k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead comb 12 x12 1/2, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, V. Zagorsky certificate for a complete set, Scott #1933 var
475.00 
 
546 **   1923A
1957, Lenin on Social Works, 40k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, VF and very rare, one of the most valuable perforation varieties from the post-War period, V. Zagorsky certificate for a complete set, Scott #1935 var
2500.00 
 
547    1954 Pa
1957, Youth Festival, View of Bolshoi Theater, 1r violet blue and black, used on registered stationery illustrated cover in Moscow, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF and very scarce
240.00 
 
548 **   1954 Pb
1957, Youth Festival, View of Bolshoi Theater, 1r violet blue and black, top sheet margin stamp, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH (hinged on margin far away from the stamp), VF, Scott #1978 var
275.00 
 
549 **   1955 Pa
1957, Youth Festival, View of Moscow University, 1r red and gray black, top sheet margin example, imperforated at the top, full original slightly disturbed gum, NH, VF, Scott #1977 var
190.00 
 
550 **   1956A
1957, Youth Festival, Philatelic Exhibition, 40k light blue, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1979 var
95.00 
 
551  Block 24 fn
1957, 40th Anniversary of the October Revolution, proof of souvenir sheet, printed on thick chalk-surfaced paper without gray violet background (silhouettes of Leningrad), no gum as issued, NH, VF and scarce, Scott #1943a
1400.00 
 
552  Block 24
1957, 40th Anniversary of the October Revolution, proof of souvenir sheet, printed on thick chalk-surfaced paper with stamps in greenish blue and pale brown, no gum as issued, NH, VF and rare, Scott #1943a
2400.00 
 
553 **   2002 var
1957, Sikhote Alin Meteor, 40k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2, double impression of frame, denomination and text in dark blue, full OG, NH, VF and scarce unrecorded error, a common stamp is included, Scott #1995 var
240.00 
 
554 **   2002A, var
1957, Sikhote Alin Meteor, 40k multicolored, comb perforation 12 1/2x12 instead of L12 1/2, left sheet margin block of four, bottom right stamp with vertical stroke at "Pochta CCCP" variety, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #1995 var
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140.00 
 
555 **   2011, var
1957, First Sputnik, black overprint on K. Tsiolkovsky stamp of 40k dark blue and brown, complete sheet of 100 (10x10), representing numerous overprint and basic stamp varieties, folded once along vertical perforation, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple, Scott #2021, var
1400.00 
 
556 **   2011, var
1957, First Sputnik, black overprint on K. Tsiolkovsky stamp of 40k dark blue and brown, bottom right corner sheet margin block of eight, upper left stamp with broken second line of overprint, full OG, NH, VF, Scott #2021, var
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240.00 
 
557 **   2012 fn
1957, Maria Ermolova, 40k brown and violet, omitted text "M.N. Ermolova" due to damage of printer's plate, minor perf irregularities at the top, full OG, NH, VF and rare, a common stamp is included, V. Liapine certificate, Scott #2026 var
950.00