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Lots 570 - 586,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #78, May 31, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Net Price
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
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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
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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
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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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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
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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