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Lots 615 - 695,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #82, June 21, 2019. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
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Curr.$
Bid
615    

Group of the Great Patriotic War Stationery Items

1942-44, five illustrated pieces, three postcards and two letter cards, all sent from Front-Line Forces, usual conveyance flaws (several folds), nice and rare unit, F/VF
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140.00 
 
616    
1964, 150th Anniversary of the Birth of Taras Shevchenko, eight stationery envelopes uprated by Jubilee stamps with FD cancellations of various Ukrainian cities, and booklet containing four stationery envelopes, fresh and VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
90.00 
 
617  242-43
1923, All-Union Agriculture Exhibition, imperforated 1r and 2r, each one with initials "Obrazets" in red at the top and bottom, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce
275.00 
 
618 **   263 var
1924, definitive issue, peasant 30k violet, litho printing, horizontal imperforated pair with parts of neighbor stamps at top and bottom, double impression (one inverted), horizontal invalidating perforation, full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular item
190.00 
 
619 **   265-68
1924, Lenin Mourning issue, 3k-20k, imperforated complete set of four in horizontal pairs, wide frame, three with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF
70.00 
 
620  275A
1923, definitive issue, peasant 50k brown, typo printing, nice enlarged margins imperforated single, bold color, full OG, VLH, VF and rare, C.v. $6,750
1400.00 
 
621 **   277 imp var
1924-25, definitive issue, peasant 2k green, typo printing, horizontal imperforated pair with double impression, partial printing on reverse, trimmed margins at top left and bottom right away from the stamps, full OG, NH, F/VF
275.00 
 
622 **   283a
1925, definitive issue, worker 8k brown olive, perforation 12, nicely centered, full OG, NH, VF, I. Kirzhner certificate, C.v. $2,000
475.00 
 
623  294
1925, Lenin Mausoleum, imperforated proof of 7k in violet brown printed on thick Goznak paper with text on reverse, slight ironed fold and tiny natural inclusion, no gum as produced, NH, VF appearance
90.00 
 
624    294-97
1925, Lenin Mausoleum, 7k-40k, imperforated complete set of four used on local registered cover in Moscow, 1st All-Union Philatelic Exhibition "25.1.25" special cancellation, postmarked on arrival, light fold away from the stamps, F/VF
95.00 
 
625  300 var
1925, Lenin Mausoleum, 20k carmine lake, printed on thick paper, horizontal position of watermark Borders and Rosettes, a red dot over Mausoleum, full OG, VLH, VF and very scarce stamp with triple variety, SC #74w var
190.00 
 
626  305
1925, definitive issue, imperforated proof of peasant 2k in black, bottom margin horizontal pair printed on watermarked paper, full OG, NH, VF
190.00 
 
627 **   312 var
1928, definitive issue, peasant 9k red, horizontal position of watermark Borders and Rosettes, full OG, NH, F/VF
90.00 
 
628 **   316 imp
1925, definitive issue, soldier 18k violet, imperforated single with nice margins all around, vertical varnish lines, perfect quality in every respect, full OG, NH, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate
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1800.00 
 
629  321 var
1928, definitive issue, soldier 1r red and brown, horizontal position of watermark Borders and Rosettes, full OG, VLH, F/VF
70.00 
 
630 **   326-27
1925, Academy of Sciences, perforated proofs of 3k and 15k in issued colors, complete set of two, printed on thick paper without watermark, full OG, NH, VF, expert's hs on reverse of each stamp
130.00 
 
631  326
1925, Academy of Sciences, imperforated plate proof of 3k in yellow brown, printed on thick paper with Goznak text on reverse, nice and completely flawless, no gum as produced, NH, VF
140.00 
 
632  340 var
1925, Revolution of 1905, 7k brown, perforated single with broken plate variety (damaged text at the top left and raster background), minor gum waves, full OG, hinged, fine and scarce, ex-V. Ustinovsky
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70.00 
 
633  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 of that specimen until now, ex-V. Ustinovsky. According to his notes this overprint was produced by order of Genrikh Yagoda, Chief of Soviet Security and Intelligence Agency (NKVD), who was a prominent philatelist
1400.00 
 
634  SC #0121
1926, definitive issue on improved paper, worker complete set of five imperforated trial color proofs of 8k in yellow, blue, carmine, red lilac and green, sheet margin horizontal pairs, flawless quality, full OG, NH, VF and scarce set
700.00 
 
635    350
1927, 40th Anniversary of the Esperanto, illustrated cover from Moscow to Leipzig, insufficiently franked by black surcharge 8k on soldier 7k brown (rate 14k), red "T" and boxed marking in German, mostly VF
95.00 
 
636  364 var
1927, black surcharge (type I) 8k on Postage Due stamp of 10k dark blue, litho printing, perforation 12 1/2, full OG, LH and fine stamp
70.00 
 
637 **   374c
1927, Creator of Esperanto Dr. Zamenhof, 14k yellow green and brown, top sheet margin imperforated single, full OG, NH (hinged on margin away from the stamp), VF
375.00 
 
638 **   378 imp
1927, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 8k brown and black, right sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair with a part of neighbor stamps at the top, horizontal invalidating perforation, full OG, NH, VF
95.00 
 
639 **   383a, 386a, 391a
1927, definitive issue, imperforated sheet margin singles of 2k green, and 5k brown, horizontal imperforated pair of 10k brown, horizontal invalidating perforation lines, full OG, NH, VF
190.00 
 
640 **/*   402-05, var
1928, 10th Anniversary of the Red Army, 8k-28k, complete set of four (all are NH), in addition 8k with "birthmark on soldier's face" and 28k with thick "C" varieties (both hinged), full OG, mostly VF
95.00 
 
641 **   406-08
1928, definitive issue, Lenin 3r, 5r and 10r, complete set of three, perforation 10 1/2, watermark Lozenges, blocks of four, 3r is folded once along horizontal perforation, 5r and 10r with corner margins, nice quality, full OG, NH (5r has hinge on margin), VF
375.00 
 
642    406
1929, registered COD cover for 287rub sent from Moscow to Leningrad, franked by three definitive stamps, including Lenin 3r dark green with perforation 10 1/2, arrival ds, archival pinholes at left, mainly VF and scarce franking
95.00 
 
643  456-67
1931-32, definitive issue, 1k-1r, imperforated complete set of nine, balanced margins all around, full OG, stamps of 4k and 1r are NH (last one with insignificant gum wave) or LH/hinged, VF
95.00 
 
644 **   470-71, a, var
1932-33, Maxim Gorki, 15k brown and 35k ultra, complete set of two and balanced margins imperforated single of 15k, in addition stamp of 35k with a bulge on "1" in "1892", full OG, NH, VF
140.00 
 
645    470a
1932, Maxim Gorki, 15k brown, imperforated single, used on registered cover from Leningrad to Belgium together with airship stamp of 20k red, boxed receiver on the back, mostly VF
140.00 
 
646 **   472-78
1932-33, 15th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 3k- 35k, complete set of seven, unfolded blocks of four, practically perfect condition with just minimal gum waves on 3k and 30k blocks, full OG, NH, VF
900.00 
 
647    485-86
1932, Moscow Philatelic Exhibition, 15k and 35k, two maximum cards, one of which is bearing complete set of two tied by black special ds, the other one with 15k only and cancelled by red marking, both are VF
130.00 
 
648    485
1932, advertising envelope "Automotive Society Against Lack of Good Roads", franked by Moscow Exhibition stamp of 15k brown black in horizontal pair and sent from the Exhibition to Leningrad, postmarked on arrival, slight traces of previous mounting, still VF
95.00 
 
649  518
1933, Order of the Red Banner, 20k multicolored, trial printing with perforation 9 1/2, nicely centered with intact perforation, full OG, LH, VF and scarce
1400.00 
 
650  521
1933, Baku Commissars, perforated trial color proof of 20k in brown, perforation 13 3/4, printed on watermarked Borders and Rosettes paper, full OG, LH, VF, Z. Mikulski certificate
475.00 
 
651  523
1933, Baku Commissars, trial color perforated proof of 40k in carmine, perforation 13 3/4, printed on watermarked Borders and Rosettes paper, fresh quality, gummed, VF
450.00 
 
652  531-32
1934, Sverdlov and Nogin, 10k ultra and 15k red, complete set of two, full OG, LH, F/VF, C.v. $227
70.00 
 
653  532
1934, Revolutionary Heroes, Nogin, imperforated trial color proof of 15k in violet, printed on watermarked Borders and Rosettes paper, nice condition, gummed, VF and rare
900.00 
 
654  546-50
1935, Anti-War Propaganda issue, 5k-35k, complete set of five, nicely centered, full OG, mainly LH, VF, C.v. $547
140.00 
 
655    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, light fold is mentioned for accuracy only, VF and very scarce
240.00 
 
656    577-79, 1128-31
1935, Leo Tolstoy, complete set of three (3k perforation 11), used together with Jubilee of Moscow overprinted set of four on registered cover from Moscow to England in 1947, London receiver is on reverse, light vertical foldaway from the stamps, F/VF
95.00 
 
657 **   581 imp
1935, Revolutionary Heroes, Nikolai Bauman, 4k lilac, vertical imperforated pair, bottom stamp with ironed fold, nice margins all around, full OG, NH, VF appearance
140.00 
 
658 **   583-88, var
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, 1k-15k, complete set of six in unfolded blocks of four, perforation 14, stamps of 3k and 15k are on "cotton" paper, full OG, NH (one stamp of 15k is LH), VF
700.00 
 
659 **   584, 587, 584a-85a
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, 2k, 3k and 10k, six unfolded blocks of four on "cotton" paper (design partially visible on reverse), two blocks have perforation 14, all others - 11, full OG, NH (one stamp of 2k is VLH), VF
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375.00 
 
660 **   584-87, 588a, var
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, 2k-10k, perforation 14 and 15k with perforation 11, top left corner sheet margin or bottom margin blocks of four, all have watermark "1" on margin, 15k has perf separation at right and two top stamps LH, all other are unfolded with full OG, NH, VF
375.00 
 
661    
1936, cover on gray blue paper sent from the Moscow Oblast Congress of Soviets to Moscow, marked "C'ezdovskoye" and manuscript "postage paid", two Congress postmarks "23.11.36" in green on front and "21.11.36" in black on reverse, arrival ds, VF
95.00 
 
662 **   603a var
1937, Architectural Projects, 40k violet, souvenir sheet of four without text at the top and bottom, size 120x92mm, pin-point translucent natural inclusion at the bottom margin, nice condition, full OG, NH, VF, expertized by Z. Mikulski, SC Block 3 Ta
11000.00 
 
663 **   603b
1937, Architectural Projects, 40k violet, vertical imperforated strip of four, folded between first and second stamps, nice quality otherwise, full OG, NH, VF and rare multiple, N. Mandrovski certificate
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4750.00 
 
664 **   615A
1937, definitive issue, soldier 5k orange brown, printed on paper without watermark, full OG, NH and fine, C.v. $125
45.00 
 
665    616A
1937, definitive issue, worker 10k olive, printed on paper without watermark, uprated stationery card of 5k blue sent from Leningrad to Copenhagen, postmarked on arrival, mostly VF
90.00 
 
666 **   619b
1936, definitive issue, Lenin 40k indigo, horizontal imperforated pair, nice margins, full OG, NH, VF
275.00 
 
667 **   628a
1938, North Pole Flight, 80k carmine, horizontal imperforated pair, nice margins all around, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $480 as singles
190.00 
 
668 **   635
1938, 20th Anniversary of the Red Army, 1r black and red, printed on thick paper, block of 40 with vertical gutter in the middle (2x10+2x10), folded once between gutter and stamps at right, nice and fresh item, full OG, NH, VF
475.00 
 
669 **   640-42, 642 var
1938, Second Trans-Polar Flight, 10k-50k, complete set of three, in addition 50k stamp of large size 26.1x44mm, full OG, NH, VF
70.00 
 
670  675 var
1938, View of Crimea, 50k black, large halo over the Black Sea variety, because of printing plate defect, full OG, previously hinged, VF, a common stamp is included
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95.00 
 
671 **   735-36, var
1947, definitive issue, soldier 15k gray green and aviator 30k gray blue, offset printing, two perforated stamps for each value in distinctly different shades and two left sheet margin singles imperforated on the left, full OG, NH(one common 15k with slight gum disturbed), mostly VF, SC #1055-56, Pa, Pb
275.00 
 
672    735 var
1947, definitive issue, soldier 15k gray green, offset printing, horizontal pair used on letter card from Leningrad to Arkhangelsk (official request to the mental hospital), arrival ds on reverse, mostly VF
95.00 
 
673 **   738a, var
1939, definitive issue, Coat of Arms 60k rose carmine, perforation L12 1/2, two unfolded blocks of four, raster horizontal or vertical diamonds respectively, full OG, NH, VF
95.00 
 
674 **   817-23
1941, Industrialization, 10k-1r, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, stamp of 20k has perforation L12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF
140.00 
 
675 **   831A
1943, Marshal Star, 3r blue green, complete sheet of 100 (10x10), folded once along horizontal perforation, minor separation mostly on margin, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,000++
190.00 
 
676 **   840 var
1941, Nikolai Zhukovski, 50k brown violet, printed on horizontally laid paper, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF and very scarce unrecorded variety
475.00 
 
677 **   856

Soviet Union Stamps of 1941-91

1941, "Be a Hero!", 30k carmine, bottom sheet margin block of four, lightly folded along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF
70.00 
 
678 **   859
1941, People's Militia, 30k blue, top sheet margin unfolded block of four, nice condition, full OG, NH (hinged on margin), VF
550.00 
 
679 */U   876/991, C77-81
1943-45 Years, 330 mainly mint stamps, in singles, pairs and blocks, representing numerous plate varieties, five fantails or imperf between, some raster varieties, including Fedoseyenko, various stamp sizes and etc., nice quality unit, full OG with many NH stamps (no more then 10% LH), F/VF, Standard C.v. 140,000P
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
375.00 
 
680 **   882, var
1943, 25th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 30k black brown, top sheet margin vertical pair with bottom part of the design on margin, full OG, NH, VF
45.00 
 
681 **   909-10
1943, Ivan Turgenev, 30k blue green and 60k violet, complete set in top sheet margin blocks of four, post office fresh and unfolded, full OG, NH, VF
190.00 
 
682  921-22
1944, Day of the United Nations, trial printing of 60k and 3r with added gold color, complete set of two, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, a common set is added for comparison
275.00 
 
683    923-26, 960-65
1944-45, Military Orders, 15k-60k and 15k-1r, two complete sets used on registered cover from Moscow to USA, two censorship markings and arrival ds, one stamp scratched and minor soiling, still F/VF
70.00 
 
684  942 var
1944, Nikolai Schors, Civil War Hero, 30k gray black, top sheet margin single imperforated at the top, neatly cancelled at the bottom right, VF
70.00 
 
685 **   959, var
1944, Liberation of Leningrad, 30k slate gray, three souvenir sheets of four, all different types of the top inscription, full OG, NH, VF
70.00 
 
686  959 var
1944, Liberation of Leningrad, 30k slate gray, souvenir sheet of four, text is strongly shifted to the bottom and turned clockwise, full OG, VLH, VF and a spectacular item
275.00 
 
687 **   959 var
1944, Liberation of Leningrad, 30k slate gray, souvenir sheet of four, text at the top and bottom with double impression, which in addition significantly shifted to the top, minimal usual gum waves, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF and very rare, P. Buchsbayew certificate
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3750.00 
 
688 **   969 var
1945, Victory at Stalingrad, 3r dark brown and orange red, which is strongly shifted to the left, full OG, NH, VF
65.00 
 
689  970 var
1945, Victory at Stalingrad, 3r dark brown and orange red, souvenir sheet of four, orange red color dramatically shifted to the right, minor usual gum waves, full OG, LH, F/VF
190.00 
 
690 **   992A-I, 1021/100
1946 Year, complete set of 21 issues in blocks of four, including Military Airplanes of "kop" denominations, the total of 80 blocks, many with sheet margins, nice condition, full OG, NH, VF
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2, 3, 4
475.00 
 
691 **/*   1021/100
1946-47 Years, 640 mint stamps in singles, pairs , multiples and 15 souvenir sheets, originals and re- issues, representing numerous plate varieties, one margined single imperforated between stamp and margin, nice condition, mainly full OG (3 souvenir sheets - regummed), generally NH, F/VF, Standard C.v. 225,000P
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20
475.00 
 
692 **   1021-25 var
1946, Victory Medal, 30k and 60k, complete set of five, unfolded blocks of four, block of 30k brown with double impression of raster background, full OG, NH, VF
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95.00 
 
693 */U   1080 var
1946, 25th Anniversary of Soviet Postage stamps, 15k black and dark red, three values, two of which with various strong shifts of red color, the last one with trimmed "P" in "CCCP" variety, full OG, LH or CTO (1), VF
90.00 
 
694    1080a-81a
1947, registered cover from Riga to Switzerland, franked by six values, including two imperforated pairs from souvenir sheets commemorating 25th Anniversary of Soviet stamps, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, mostly VF
90.00 
 
695  1085 var
1946, Reconstruction of Dnieper Dam, 30k black brown, raster horizontal diamonds, top sheet margin block of four and a single on creamy paper, very light CTO with full OG, VF
90.00