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Lots 551 - 658,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #83, September 13, 2019. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
551  1462 var
1950, 5th Anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War, 40k dark brown and red, right sheet margin single with inverted Hammer and Sickle watermark, neatly cancelled, VF
240.00 
 
552 **   1464-68
1950, Generalissimo Alexander Suvorov, 40k-2r, complete set of five, sheet margin unfolded blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
300.00 
 
553 **   1474-76
1950, Azerbaijan Soviet Republic, 25k-1r, complete set of three, top sheet margin unfolded blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
95.00 
 
554 **   1486 var
1950, Moscow Subway, Park of Culture, 1r dark green on pale yellow paper, horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF
240.00 
 
555 **   1500-03
1950, Estonian Soviet Republic, 25k-1r, complete set of four, unfolded blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
130.00 
 
556 **   1504-07
1950, Campaign Against War, 40k and 1r, 40k and 50k, complete by Scott set of four, unfolded blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00 
 
557 **   1508-09
1950, Bellingshausen and Lazarev Antarctic Expedition, 40k and 1r, complete set in sheet margin unfolded blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
200.00 
 
558 **   1510-11, var
1950, Military Leader Mikhail Frunze, 40k and 1r, complete set of two with additional 40k value on light background, unfolded blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
100.00 
 
559 **   1518-25
1950, Moscow Skyscrapers, 1r in various colors, complete set of eight, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $460
100.00 
 
560 **   1526, var
1950, Spasski Tower, 1r dark green, brown red and orange, two sheet margin unfolded blocks of four, one of which with slightly pinkish background, full OG, NH, VF
200.00 
 
561 **   1529 var
1950, Ivan Aivazovsky, 40k multicolored, miniature sheet of ten, original printing, nice and unfolded with part of control inscription at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
1100.00 
 
562 **   1529-30 var
1950, Ivan Aivazovsky, 40k and 50k in complete se-tenant gutter sheet of 20 (2x5+2x5), control inscription at right, full OG, NH, VF
100.00 
 
563 **   1531 var
1950, Ivan Aivazovsky, 1r multicolored, bottom right corner sheet margin single on creamy colored paper, full OG, NH (LH on side margin), VF and very scarce
350.00 
 
564 **   1536
1950, 125th Anniversary of the Decembrist Revolt, 1r dark brown on yellow paper, top right corner sheet margin unfolded block of four, full OG, NH, VF
95.00 
 
565 **/*   1428-536, var

Collection of 1950 Year

about 1100 mostly mint stamps, including 130 blocks of four and two panes of ten, representing all 34 issues of the Year, starting with definitives of typo printing (both are regummed),numerous plate varieties, four fantails, two sets of Skyscrapers (one is regammed) and many more, fresh quality, mainly full OG, NH (95%), F/VF, SC. v. is over 850,000P
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, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32
1500.00 
 
566 **   1550-51

Issues of 1951

1951, Stockholm Peace Conference, 40k and 1r, complete set in unfolded bottom right corner sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
160.00 
 
567 **   1568-83
1951, Russian Scientists, 40k in various colors, complete set of 16, original printings, unfolded blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
Click here to see Part 2
475.00 
 
568 **   1568-83
1951, Russian Scientists, 40k in various colors, complete set of 16, re-issue of 1955-56, unfolded blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
Click here to see Part 2
140.00 
 
569 **   1568 var
1951, Aleksandr Butlerov, 40k orange red on bluish paper, raster horizontal diamonds, re-issue of 1956, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
550.00 
 
570 **   1583 var
1951, Pavel Yablochkov, 40k brownish black, raster horizontal diamonds, re-issue of 1956, full OG, NH, VF
95.00 
 
571 **   1583 var
1951, Pavel Yablochkov, 40k brownish black, raster horizontal diamonds, unfolded block of four from the re- issue of 1956, full OG, NH, VF
375.00 
 
572 **   1584-85
1951, Russian Composers, 40k gray and 40k brown on pinkish paper, two unfolded blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
95.00 
 
573 **   1594-95, var
1951, Victor Vasnetsov, 40k and 1r, two complete sets in unfolded sheet margin blocks of four, original printing and re-issue of 1956, full OG, NH, VF
95.00 
 
574  1594 var
1951, Victor Vasnetsov, 40k dark blue, brown and buff, bottom right corner sheet margin single, imperforated at the bottom, CTO with full OG, VF
190.00 
 
575 **   1605-09
1951, Czechoslovak Republic, 20k-1r, complete set of five in unfolded blocks of four, 20k and 1r with sheet margins, 40k has very slight gum disturbance at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
240.00 
 
576 **   1610-11 var
1951, Volkhov Power Station, 40k and 1r, yellow color omitted on each stamp, bottom left corner sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF and beautiful set of matched blocks, N. Mandrovski certificate for each block
1000.00 
 
577 **   1610 var
1951, Volkhov Power Station, 40k dark blue, gray and yellow, bottom left corner sheet margin block of four, each stamp with yellow color strongly shifted to the top, full OG, NH, VF
400.00 
 
578 **   

Iss
1952, Stalin Constitution, 40k, two complete sets of four, unfolded blocks of four of two different issues, full OG, NH, VF
400.00 
 
579 **   1626, var
1952, Stalin Constitution, Senior Citizens, 40k red and brown on pale green paper, right sheet margin unfolded block of four, left stamps with no accent over last "i" in "Stalinskoi" variety, full OG, NH, VF
Click here to see enlarged fragment
275.00 
 
580 **   1643-44, var
1952, 35th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 40k and 1r, two complete sets in sheet margin unfolded blocks of four, one set has pinkish background, full OG, NH, VF
130.00 
 
581  1654
1952, definitive issue, Order of Lenin, technological proof of 10r in black, bottom right corner sheet margin block of six (3x2), printed on watermarked "Shaded Stars" raw paper (Goznak classification "AHO3"), no gum as produced, NH, VF and the only known multiple on that paper with Goznak marking, V. Liapine certificate
2750.00 
 
582  1654
1952, definitive issue, Order of Lenin, technological proof of 10r in black, bottom right corner sheet margin block of six (3x2), printed on watermarked "Shaded Diamonds" paper (Goznak classification "HK-51"), no gum as produced, NH, VF and the only known multiple on that paper with Goznak marking, V. Liapine certificate
2750.00 
 
583 **   1666-71
1953, Volga - Don Canal, 40k and 1r, complete set of six in unfolded sheets of 20, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF
Click the numbers below to see additional images:
2, 3, 4, 5, 6
190.00 
 
584 **   1690-91, var
1954, Aleksandr Griboedov, 40k and 1r, two complete sets of two in unfolded blocks of four, line and comb perforation respectively, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
400.00 
 
585 **   1693, var
1954, Valery Chkalov, 1r gray, violet blue and dark brown, two top sheet margin unfolded blocks of four, perforation L12 1/2 and comb 12 1/2x12, full OG, NH, VF
100.00 
 
586  1709 var
1954, 300th Anniversary of the Union between Russia and Ukraine, red overprint on 2r green, right sheet margin single imperforated on the right, full OG with small part of gum skip mainly on margin,VF
180.00 
 
587  1710 var
1954, Sports issue, Sailing Race, 40k brown orange, blue and black, right sheet margin horizontal pair, imperforated between stamps, full OG, LH, VF
275.00 
 
588 **   1723 var
1954, Composer Mikhail Glinka, 40k lilac, rose and brown black, left sheet margin single, imperforated on the left, full OG, NH, VF
190.00 
 
589 **   1735, var
1954, 37th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 1r multicolored, side margin horizontal strip of 12, imperforated on the left, folded once between 6th and 7th stamps, full OG, NH, VF
190.00 
 
590 **   1737 var
1954, Kazan University, 60k claret, bottom sheet margin single imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
95.00 
 
591 **   1743-44 var
1954, 75th Anniversary of the Birth of Joseph Stalin, 40k lilac rose and 1r gray blue, complete set of two miniature sheets of 25, nice and unfolded, slightly uneven full OG, NH, VF, all stamps of 1r with Soviet Philatelic guarantees
2750.00 
 
592  1744
1954, 75th Birthday of Joseph Stalin, technological proof of complete design for 1r in dark grayish blue, size 21.5x40.5 mm instead of 21.5x39.5 mm for issued stamp, imperforated block of four, printed on wove paper without watermark, no gum as produced, NH, VF and extremely rare multiple, Raritan Stamps guarantee, according to our records we sold a pair of that proof in Auction #75 for $2,400 plus commission
1900.00 
 
593 **   1752 var

Issues of 1955-56

1955, Nicolaus Copernicus, 1r multicolored, unfolded miniature sheet of ten, intact margins and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF and very rare
7000.00 
 
594 **   1787 var
1955, Moscow University, 1r multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, unfolded block of four, top right stamp has broken a curl of "P" in "Pochta" variety, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare multiple, only a few of blocks of this rarity still survived
5500.00 
 
595 **   1792 var
1956, Academician Alexey Krylov, 40k gray, brown and black, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, top left corner sheet margin block of four, unused, expertly regummed, VF appearance of this very rare perforation variety especially in positional multiple. We are of the opinion that original gum was removed because of its heterogeneity; microscopic examination showed no evidences of CTO on that block
1000.00 
 
596  1792 var
1956, Academician Alexey Krylov, 40k gray, brown and black, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, top left corner sheet margin block of four, CTO with full OG, VF
95.00 
 
597 **   1860a
1956, Mukhamed Aivazov, 40k green, type I (three-line text), top left corner sheet margin unfolded block of four, full OG, NH, VF
140.00 
 
598 **   1860a var
1956, Mukhamed Aivazov, 40k green, type I (three-line text), perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF and rare, Raritan Stamps guarantee
1300.00 
 
599  1861A var
1957, Robert Burns, 40k light ultra and brown, block of four, lower left stamp imperforated on the left and at the bottom due to break of line perforation, central CTO, full OG, VF and a spectacular piece
140.00 
 
600 **   1862 var
1956, Lesya Ukrainka, 40k multicolored, right sheet margin single with control marking, orange color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is included
95.00 
 
601 **   1884, var
1956, Antarctic Expedition, 40k multicolored, unfolded block of four, top right stamp without flag on the aft, full OG, NH, VF
95.00 
 
602  1889
1956, Generalissimo Alexander Suvorov, technological proof of complete design for 1r in olive green and red brown, imperforated block of four, printed on wove paper without watermark, no gum as produced, NH, VF and extremely rare in block, Raritan Stamps guarantee
1900.00 
 
603  1889

Issues of 1957-58

1956, Generalissimo Alexander Suvorov, technological proof of central vignette in red brown used for 1r denomination, imperforated block of four, printed on wove paper without watermark, no gum as produced, NH, VF and very rare multiple, V. Liapine certificate
1900.00 
 
604 **   1891 var
1956, 30th Anniversary of the Shatura Power Station, 40k multicolored, brown color is printed twice, nicely centered and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF
200.00 
 
605 **   1902 var
1957, Vissarion Belinsky, 40k dark violet, yellow, brown and black, left sheet margin single with perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, a beautiful example, full OG, NH, VF
450.00 
 
606 **   1916 var
1957, Gray Partridge, 10k multicolored, green color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison
100.00 
 
607 **   1925 var
1957, Vologda Lace Maker, 40k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, top sheet margin unfolded block of four, full OG, NH, VF
300.00 
 
608 **   1937 imp, var
1957, Youth Festival, 20k multicolored, bottom sheet corner margin imperforated block of four, lower right stamp with "molosezhi" variety, full OG, NH, VF
140.00 
 
609  1943a
1957, 40th Anniversary of the October Revolution, three stamps of 40k commemorating 250th Anniversary of St. Petersburg (Leningrad) in proof souvenir sheet, printed on thick paper without lilac color (silhouettes of Leningrad),size 149x105mm, no gum as produced, NH, VF
950.00 
 
610  1943a
1957, 40th Anniversary of the October Revolution, three stamps in changed colors of 40k commemorating 250th Anniversary of St. Petersburg (Leningrad) in proof souvenir sheet, printed on thick paper, size 149x104mm,no gum as produced, NH, VF and scarce
1100.00 
 
611  1943a
1957, 40th Anniversary of the October Revolution, two proof souvenir sheets of three stamps with red or black Moscow special postmarks, printed on thick paper without gum, mostly VF
475.00 
 
612 **   1964 var
1957, International Youth Games, Wrestling, 25k bright green and lilac, right sheet margin single imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF
90.00 
 
613 **   1979 var
1957, International Philatelic Exhibition in Moscow, 40k bright greenish blue, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, right sheet margin unfolded block of four, full OG, NH, VF and difficult perforation error in genuine state
200.00 
 
614 **   1992 var
1957, Launching of the First Sputnik, 40k indigo on light blue paper, bottom sheet margin single imperforated at the bottom, full OG NH, VF
200.00 
 
615  1994
1957, All-Union Industrial Exhibition, Tractor "DET 250", unissued design and denomination of 1r in bluish green, perforation L12 1/2 partially separated by scissors, gummed, VF and extremely rare, in various Russian Specialized Cats these stamps without perforation and mounted on cards are considered to be proofs
2750.00 
 
616  1994
1957, All-Union Industrial Exhibition, Tractor "DET 250", unissued design and denomination of 1r in bright ultramarine, perforation L12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare
2750.00 
 
617 **   1995 var
1957, Falling of the Sikhote-Alin Meteor, 40k multicolored, comb perforation 12 1/2x12 instead of double line perforation 12 1/2, top sheet margin unfolded block of four, full OG, NH, VF
140.00 
 
618 **   2000-02 var
1957. 40th Anniversary of the October Revolution, two of 40k and 60k, complete set of three, perforation L12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate for Lenin 40k stamp
95.00 
 
619 **   2021 var
1957, Launching of the First Sputnik, black overprint on Tsiolkovsky stamp of 40k dark blue and brown, top right corner margin vertical pair, both stamps with partially omitted first letters of the overprint, full OG, NH, VF and very scarce
200.00 
 
620 **   2026 var
1957, Maria Yermolova, 40k brown and violet, bottom right corner sheet margin single imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF
180.00 
 
621 **   2026 var
1957, Maria Yermolova, 40k brown and violet, missing white text "M. N. Yermolova" at right, full OG, NH, VF and rare variety
950.00 
 
622 **   2030 imp
1958, All-Union Industrial Exhibition, 60k gray violet, black and red, top right corner sheet margin imperforated block of four, printed on thick chalk-surfaced paper, no gum as produced, NH, VF and rare multiple
1900.00 
 
623  2030
1958, All-Union Industrial Exhibition, reduced format perforated (L12 1/2) proof of 60k in brown, gummed, VF and extremely rare, some Russian Specialized Cats listed the same design proofs affixed over Goznak presentation cards, according to our records this perforated proof offered to the public in the first time
2750.00 
 
624  2030
1958, All-Union Industrial Exhibition, reduced format perforated (L12 1/2) proof of 60k in deep blue, gummed, VF and extremely rare
2750.00 
 
625  2044-45
1958, Peter Tchaikovsky, Portrait and Scene of the Swan Lake, two plate proofs of 40k in gray blue, bottom left corner margin imperforated pairs, printed on thick chalky paper, no gum as issued, NH, VF and very rare
1900.00 
 
626  2044-45
1958, Peter Tchaikovsky, Scene of the Swan Lake and Portrait, two multicolored imperforated plate proofs of 40k, in bottom sheet margin se-tenant block of six (2x1+2x2), printed on thick chalky paper, horizontal fold is affecting two proofs on the left, no gum as issued, NH, VF and very rare
1900.00 
 
627 **   2048 var
1958, Maxim Gorky, 40k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, horizontal pair, left stamp with small plate variety, full OG, NH, VF
Click here to see enlarged fragment
150.00 
 
628  2049 var
1958, 13th Congress of the Young Communists League, 40k violet on pinkish paper, right sheet margin example imperforated on the right, full OG, LH, VF
100.00 
 
629 **   2050 var
1958, 13th Congress of the Young Communists League, 60k red on creamy paper, comb perforation 12 1/2x12 instead of L12 1/2, horizontal pair, full OG, NH, VF
300.00 
 
630 **   2060, var
1958, 200th Anniversary of the Academy of Arts, blue overprint over Lenin 40k multicolored, left sheet margin unfolded block of four, top left stamp with "2" over "o" of "Khudozhestv", while bottom left has "2" over"do" in overprint variety, full OG, NH, VF
Click here to see enlarged fragment
210.00 
 
631 **   2061 var
1958, Medal of Lenin Prize Laureate, 40k multicolored, orange and red colors are strongly shifted to the right, full OG, NH, VF
150.00 
 
632 **   2062 var
1958, Carlo Goldoni, 40k blue and dark gray, center is significantly shifted to the top, unfolded block of four, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison
190.00 
 
633 **   2063 var
1958, Radio Day, 40k blue green and red, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, bottom right corner sheet margin single, full OG, NH, VF and a gorgeous item
1400.00 
 
634 **   2089 var
1958, International Geophysical Year, Aurora Borealis, 40k blue and yellow, top left corner margin single with perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF and rare an eye-catching item
1400.00 
 
635 **   SC #1542, 1881 fn
1958, Mendeleyev Congress, blue or red overprints on Butlerov and Mendeleyev stamps, unissued complete set of two, full OG, NH, VF
600.00 
 
636 **/*   SC #1542, 1881 fn
1958, Mendeleyev Congress, blue or red overprints on Butlerov and Mendeleyev stamps, unissued complete set of two, full OG, NH or VLH (Mendeleyev), VF
375.00 
 
637 **   2118 var
1958, "Uralmash" Ural Machine Building Plant, 40k blue, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, unfolded block of four, full OG, NH, VF
700.00 
 
638 **   SC #2161 fn
1958, Voroshilovgrad Locomotive Plant, 40k brown and buff, unissued stamp in perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF
300.00 
 
639 **   SC #2161 fn
1958, Voroshilovgrad Locomotive Plant, 40k brown and buff, unissued stamp due to renamed Voroshilovgrad to Lugansk, unfolded block of four with excellent centering, full OG, NH, VF
1200.00 
 
640 **   2129, var
1958, View of Baku, 40k purple, top sheet margin vertical pair, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH, VF
150.00 
 
641 **   2139 var
1958, 40th Anniversary of the Youth Communist League, 60k multicolored, top sheet margin single with perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, full OG, NH, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate
475.00 
 
642 **   2144 var
1958, Sergei Yesenin, 40k multicolored, gray color is omitted, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare, the only block of 25 of this error had been discovered at the Riga Post Office, N. Mandrovski certificate
2400.00 
 
643 **   2145 var
1958, Sergo Ordzhonikidze, 40k multicolored, omitted yellow, brown and green colors, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, a common stamp is included, SC #2173 Ta
190.00 
 
644 **   2148 var
1958, Civil Aviation, TU-104, (40k) multicolored, omitted black and red colors, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, only one sheet of 100 stamps was discovered
1200.00 
 
645    2148 var
1958, Civil Aviation, TU-104, (40k) multicolored, omitted black and red colors, used together with a common stamp on a maximum card, tied by Orenburg "10.2.63" date stamp, VF
250.00 
 
646 **   2164 var

Issues of 1959-60

1959, Sholem Aleichem, 40k brown, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, horizontal pair, full OG, NH, VF
140.00 
 
647 **   2166 var
1959, Charles Darwin, 40k blue and brown, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, excellent centering, full OG, NH, VF
700.00 
 
648 **   2170 var
1959, Victory of the Soviet Basketball Team, red overprint on 1r red brown, brown and black, "ch" under "k" variety (position 32), full OG, NH, VF
325.00 
 
649 **   2170 var
1959, Victory of the Soviet Basketball Team, red overprint on 1r red brown, brown and black, "ch" under "k" and broken "P" in "CCCP" varieties, full OG, NH, VF
375.00 
 
650 **   SC #1542, 1881 fn
1959, Mendeleyev Congress, black or red overprints on Butlerov and Mendeleyev stamps, unissued complete set of two, full OG, NH, VF
850.00 
 
651 **   SC #2254 fn
1959, 250th Anniversary of the Poltava Battle, 40k red brown and violet gray, bottom right corner sheet margin unissued stamp due to political reasons, completely flawless quality, full OG, NH, VF and very rare positional piece
5500.00 
 
652 **   SC #2254 fn
1959, 250th Anniversary of the Poltava Battle, 40k red brown and violet gray, bottom left corner sheet margin example of this unissued stamp, joined "5" and "0" of "250" variety, excellent condition, full OG, NH, VF and very rare positional piece, N. Mandrovski certificate
5500.00 
 
653 **   2231 var
1959, "Strengthening the Connection between School and National Economy", Students Driving a Combine, rejected design and denomination of 60k in blue green, nicely centered with intact perforation 12½x12 as issued stamps of 40k and 1r, probably removed from a presentation card, gummed, VF and extremely rare, according to our records this stamp had never been offered at any Public Sale. In our opinion it was unissued because of an umbrella over combine operators' heads. Picturing on the stamp combine "Stalinets-4" (S-4) at that time had a cabin roof
11000.00 
 
654 **/*   2290 var
1960, definitive issue, farm worker 20k olive green, offset printing, block of four with dramatically misplaced perforation, full OG, NH or LH (1), VF and a spectacular piece
140.00 
 
655 **   2292 var
1959, definitive issue, steel worker 60k red, offset printing, bottom margin single with double impression, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is included, N. Mandrovski certificate
240.00 
 
656  2413
1960, Iris, perforated proof of 60k multicolored, reduced format stamp, horizontal pair, full OG, NH, VF and very rare, especially in pair, an issued stamp is enclosed for comparison
3750.00 
 
657  2417 var
1960, Uzbek National Costumes, 60k multicolored. a single with perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 11 1/2, full OG, LH (mentioned in certificate as NH), VF, N. Mandrovski certificate
240.00 
 
658 **   2419 var

Issues of 1961-91

1961, Georgian National Costumes, 2k multicolored, top right corner sheet margin single with perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 11 1/2, full OG, NH, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate
475.00