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Lots 642 - 679,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #82, June 21, 2019. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
652  531-32
1934, Sverdlov and Nogin, 10k ultra and 15k red, complete set of two, full OG, LH, F/VF, C.v. $227
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
654  546-50
1935, Anti-War Propaganda issue, 5k-35k, complete set of five, nicely centered, full OG, mainly LH, VF, C.v. $547
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
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
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
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
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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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
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
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
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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664 **   615A
1937, definitive issue, soldier 5k orange brown, printed on paper without watermark, full OG, NH and fine, C.v. $125
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
666 **   619b
1936, definitive issue, Lenin 40k indigo, horizontal imperforated pair, nice margins, full OG, NH, VF
667 **   628a
1938, North Pole Flight, 80k carmine, horizontal imperforated pair, nice margins all around, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $480 as singles
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
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
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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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
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
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
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
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++
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
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
678 **   859
1941, People's Militia, 30k blue, top sheet margin unfolded block of four, nice condition, full OG, NH (hinged on margin), VF
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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