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Lots 596 - 603,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #77, March 02, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
596 **   2197 I var
1959, Frederic Joliot-Curie, 40k blue green and gray brown, small portrait inside large frame (21x32 mm), full OG, NH, VF, Scott #2171 var
597 **   2197 II
1959, Frederic Joliot-Curie, 40k blue green and gray brown on buff paper with small frame (20.7x31.5 mm), full OG, NH, VF, SC #2171 var
598 **   2200-06
1959, Russian Poets and Writers, complete set of seven in sheets of 25 (5x5), gutter sheets of 50 (25+25, No.2201- 02) and sheet of 100 (10x10, No.2203), sheets of 25 are unfolded, others folded once, full OG, NH, VF and scarce unit, Scott #2175-78C
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599  2208A
1959, Writer Sulhan Orbeliani, 40k black and red, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, nicely centered, full OG, VLH, VF, Raritan Stamps guarantee, Scott #2190 var
600 **   2218 var
1959, 89th Anniversary of the birth of Lenin, 40k dark brown, top left corner margin single with full offset of the design on gum side, full OG, NH, VF and not expensive, but a spectacular piece, Scott #2192 var
601 **   
1959, Mendeleyev Congress, black or red overprints on Butlerov and Mendeleyev stamps, complete set of two, full OG, NH, VF
602 (*)   
1959, 40th Anniversary of the Soviet Circus, unissued stamp of 60k in magenta and blue violet, bottom sheet margin single removed from a presentation card, several spots of blue ink, perfectly centered, unused, no gum, VF and extremely rare, only a handful recorded, most of them are defected, N. Mandrovski certificate
603 **   2254 fn
1959, 250th Anniversary of the Poltava Battle, 40k red brown and gray violet, flawless in every respect, full OG, NH, VF and rare, this stamp has never been issued due to political reasons