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Lots 534 - 558,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #78, May 31, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Net Price
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