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Lots 675 - 795,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #83, September 13, 2019. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
675 **   2514B var
1963, Great Patriotic War, Medal "For Defense of Leningrad", 4k multicolored, black and dark blue colors strongly shifted to the right, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is included
140.00 
 
676  2527 var
1961, 22nd Congress of Communist Party, Industrial Control Center, 4k multicolored, a single with perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, full OG, LH, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate
240.00 
 
677 **   2528 var
1961, 22nd Congress of Communist Party, Worker and the Globe, 4k red and black brown, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, full OG, NH, VF, V. Liapine certificate
475.00 
 
678 **   2534 var
1961, Space Rockets with red overprint "XX Congress KPSU", 1r black and red printed on aluminum foil, one of two vertical perforation lines omitted, full OG, NH, VF
240.00 
 
679 **   2548 var
1961, Soviet Ballet, 2k multicolored, left sheet margin single with perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF, Raritan Stamps guarantee
500.00 
 
680 (*)   2551 var
1962, Soviet Ballet, 10k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, unused, expertly regummed, VF appearance of this rare stamp, N. Mandrovski certificate
275.00 
 
681 **   2575 var
1962, Aleksandr I. Herzen, 4k multicolored, a single with perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate
550.00 
 
682 **   2577 var
1962, 14th Congress of the Youth Communist League, 6k blue, orange and brown, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2 x12, full OG, NH, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate
500.00 
 
683 **   2591 var
1962, 50th Anniversary of Newspaper "Pravda", Lenin Sculpture, Soldier and Sailor with background of "Pravda", 4k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, bottom sheet margin vertical pair, full OG, NH, VF and scarce in pair, Raritan Stamps guarantee
950.00 
 
684  2610a var
1962, Lenin Library in Moscow, 4k slate and black, horizontal se-tenant pair, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, fresh and unfolded, full OG, LH (left stamp only), VF and scarce, Raritan Stamps guarantee
475.00 
 
685 **   2616 fn
1962, Azerbaijan Poet Sabir, re-called stamp of 4k multicolored with wrong Azerbaijan inscription at the top, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is included
950.00 
 
686 **   2620 var
1962, Sculptor Ivan D. Shadr, 4k black and brown red, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate
450.00 
 
687 **   2631A var
1962, Soviet Cosmonauts, 1r black and silver on blue colored paper, right sheet margin souvenir sheet imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF
475.00 
 
688  2650 var
1962, "For the Good of People", Agriculture Worker, 4k blue, gray and green, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, full OG, VLH, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate
190.00 
 
689  2655 var
1962, Youth Developing Virgin Soil, 4k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, pin-point spot at the top margin, full OG, VLH (mentioned as NH in the certificate), VF, N. Mandrovski certificate
Click here to see the certificate
190.00 
 
690 **   2661 var
1962, 45th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 4k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate
450.00 
 
691 **   2676 var
1962, 30th Soviet Chess Championships in Yerevan, 4k orange yellow and black, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12 1/2, left sheet margin horizontal pair, full OG, NH, VF and very rare in pair, Raritan Stamps guarantee
1900.00 
 
692 **   2897 var
1964, Children's Writer Arkady Gaidar, 4k red orange and gray, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, horizontal pair, full OG, NH, VF and very rare in pair, Raritan Stamps guarantee
1200.00 
 
693 **   2926 fn
1964, Tokyo Olympic Games, souvenir sheet of 1r in green, red and gold, numbered at the bottom with "024073", full OG, NH, VF
110.00 
 
694 **   3010 var
1965, Richard Sorge, 4k red and black, large red spot on the Sorge's face at right due to damage of printer's plate, full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular stamp
95.00 
 
695 **   3093 var
1965, Democratic Women's Federation, 6k blue green and orange brown, enlarged design with inscription "Vsemirnoi" (World) instead of "Mezhdunarodnoi" (International), comb 12 1/2x12 instead of harrow perforation 11 1/2, horizontal pair, full original, but slightly dryish gum, NH, VF and rare, especially in pair
2750.00 
 
696  3194 var
1966, Day of Cosmonautics, 12k multicolored, horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, minor top left corner imperfection, CTO with full OG, F/VF
140.00 
 
697 **   3276a var
1966, Landing of "Luna 9" on the Moon, horizontal se- tenant strip of three 10k stamps, three side margin block of four strips, imperforated on the right, full OF, NH, VF
550.00 
 
698 **   3308 var
1967, Newspaper "Izvestia" awarded with Order of Lenin, unissued black litho overprint on 4k multicolored, bottom left corner sheet margin single, full OG, NH, VF, scarce and guaranteed genuine
Click here to see enlarged fragment
475.00 
 
699 **   3424 var
1967, Pavel Korin "Alexander Nevsky", 6k multicolored, horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
275.00 
 
700 **   4321 var
1975, 30th Anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War, souvenir sheet of 50k multicolored, two examples, one with silver color significantly shifted to the top, the other with silver color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, a common sheet is enclosed for comparison
475.00 
 
701 **   4404a var
1975, Palekh Paintings, 4k-20k, complete sheet of 20 containing four horizontal se-tenant strips of five, imperforated on the left, nice and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF
550.00 
 
702  4438
1976, Academician Nikolay Burdenko, perforated proof of 4k in deep blue and red, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 11 1/2x12, affixed over Goznak embossed card, VF and very rare
950.00 
 
703 **   4460 imp
1976, Academician Sergey Namyotkin, 4k blur, black and buff, top left corner sheet margin imperforated single, full OG, NH, VF and very scarce
475.00 
 
704 **   4476 imp
1976, Decisions of the 25th Congress of the Communist Party, Industry, 4k multicolored, top right corner sheet margin imperforated example, full OG, NH, VF
400.00 
 
705 **   4489, 4493 imp
1976, Intercosmos Program, 6k and 10k, two sheet margin imperforated singles, the last one has bottom left corner margin, 6k has tiny gum soiling at the top, full OG, NH, VF and rare
1400.00 
 
706 **   4506-08 imp
1976, Flowers of the Caucasus, 2k, 3k and 4k, three left sheet margin horizontal imperforated pairs, in addition right sheet margin imperforated pair in blue and magenta colors only, full OG, NH (one stamp of 4k with tiny adhesion spot on gum), VF and scarce assembly
700.00 
 
707 **   4531 imp
1976, Moon Exploration, Station "Luna 24", 10k multicolored, top right corner sheet margin imperforated single, tiny pencil marking on reverse, fresh and nice, full OG, NH, VF and rare stamp in sound condition
1000.00 
 
708  4586
1977, Ice-Breaker "Arctica", proof souvenir sheet of 50k multicolored, numbered at the bottom with "000000", black text on reverse "Zakaz (Order) 77-4842", full OG, NH, VF and rare
230.00 
 
709  4595
1977, 20 Years of the Space Era, proof souvenir sheet of 50k claret, gray brown and blue, numbered at the bottom with "000000", tiny soiling spot on reverse, fresh, full OG, NH, VF and rare
150.00 
 
710 **   4704 var
1978, "Diana" by Paolo Veronese, souvenir sheet of 50k multicolored, bronze color omitted, full OG, NH, VF and very scarce in mint condition
240.00 
 
711 **   4759, var
1979, Council for Mutual Economic Aid (COMECON), 16k multicolored, recalled top left corner margin block of four, because of no Arms on Bulgarian Flag and two blocks of unsuccessful attempts of posting this Arms (red dot) - one is 3mm, the other one 9mm higher, full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular unit
425.00 
 
712 **   4772-73, 4775 imp
1979, Children's Drawings, 2k, 3k and 15k, set of three imperforated values, first one in horizontal pair with part of the label at right, two others with complete labels at right, 2k and 3k with beautiful offset on reverse, full OG, NH, VF
700.00 
 
713 **   4773 imp
1979, Children's Drawings, 3k multicolored, top sheet margin vertical imperforated pair, fingerprint on gum of the bottom stamp, otherwise full OG, NH, VF
700.00 
 
714 **   4792 imp
1979, New Year of 1980, Olympic Misha, 4k multicolored, left sheet margin imperforated single, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
900.00 
 
715 **   4821 imp
1980, 60th Anniversary of Azerbaijan Soviet Republic, 4k multicolored, left sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF
550.00 
 
716 **/*   4825-26 imp
1980, 35th Anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War, 4k multicolored, two sheet margin imperforated singles, full OG, NH or VLH (No.4826), VF
550.00 
 
717 **   4825 imp
1980, 35th Anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War, Statue "Motherland", 4k multicolored, right sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF
500.00 
 
718 **   4833 imp
1980, Helicopter "V-12", 32k multicolored, nice four-side margins imperforated single, full OG, NH, VF and rare
475.00 
 
719 **   4856 imp
1980, Soviet Racing Car "KHADI-13E", 32k multicolored, top sheet margin vertical imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF
700.00 
 
720    4858 imp
1980, Jean A. D. Ingres, 32k multicolored, left sheet margin imperforated single used on registered FD cover, tied by "29.VII.80" special postmark, Moscow Pochtamt ds is alongside, arrival marking of August 30 is on reverse, VF
140.00 
 
721  4877/5393
1980-85, Moscow Olympics, Yuri Gagarin, Pablo Picasso, Leopard, four specimen souvenir sheets without the number, two with boxed handstamp "Pogasheno" (Invalid) in violet, no gum (removed from Gaznak packs), minor waves, no usual tears or thins, mostly VF
100.00 
 
722 **   4915 imp
1981, Abkhazian Autonomous Republic, 4k multicolored, top sheet margin imperforated single, full OG, NH, VF
190.00 
 
723 **   4933 imp
1981, Adzhar Autonomous Republic, 4k multicolored, imperforated block of four, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple
900.00 
 
724 **   4981 imp
1981, Four-Masted Bark "Tovarisch", 4k multicolored, top right corner sheet margin vertical imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF
140.00 
 
725 **   5012 imp
1982, Nazym Khikmet, 6k multicolored, bottom sheet margin imperforated single, full OG, NH, VF
275.00 
 
726  5016 imp
1982, Equestrian Sports, 4k multicolored, vertical imperforated pair, this imperforated variety exists cancelled to order only, full OG, NH, VF
325.00 
 
727 **   5030 imp
1982, M. I. Lopukhina by Vladimir Borovikovsky, 6k multicolored, horizontal imperforated pair, nice margins all around, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
950.00 
 
728 **   5070 imp
1982, Rhythmic Gymnastics Tournament, 15k multicolored, vertical imperforated pair, nice margins all around, full OG, NH, VF
900.00 
 
729 **   5076 imp
1982, Giuseppe Garibaldi, 6k multicolored, top sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF
275.00 
 
730 **   5103 var
1982, Italian Paintings in the Hermitage, souvenir sheet of two 50k multicolored with label in the middle, number "029482" significantly shifted to the right, full OG, NH, VF
95.00 
 
731 **   5104 imp
1982, New Year of 1983, 4k multicolored, left sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF
375.00 
 
732 **   5111 imp
1982, Temryuk Lighthouse, 6k multicolored, top sheet margin imperforated block of four, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple
950.00 
 
733    5111 imp
1982, Temryuk Lighthouse, 6k multicolored, top left corner sheet margin imperforated single used on registered FD cover, tied by Moscow Pochtamt "29.12.82" date stamp, received on December 31, VF
95.00 
 
734    5111 imp
1982, Temryuk Lighthouse, 6k multicolored, vertical imperforated pair, used on registered air mail stationery cover (32k) from Leningrad to NYC in 1983, uprated by six definitive stamps, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF
190.00 
 
735 **   5115 imp
1983, Feodor Tolstoy, 4k multicolored, top sheet margin imperforated single, full OG, NH, VF
240.00 
 
736    5115 imp
1983, Feodor Tolstoy, 4k multicolored, top sheet margin imperforated single used together with definitive stamp of 6k on registered FD cover in Moscow, tied by "5.1.83" Moscow Pochtamt ds, arrival marking is on reverse, VF
95.00 
 
737 **   5116 imp
1983, 65th Anniversary of Soviet Armed Forces, 4k multicolored, bottom sheet margin imperforated single, full OG, NH, VF
275.00 
 
738 **   5118 imp
1983, Glider "A-9", 2k multicolored, balanced margins vertical imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF
550.00 
 
739 **   5128 imp
1983, Aleksandr Aleksandrov, National Anthem Composer, 4k multicolored, bottom left corner sheet margin imperforated single, full OG, NH, VF
275.00 
 
740 **   5140 imp
1983, Rostov-on-Don, 4k multicolored, four-side margins vertical imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF
375.00 
 
741 **   5141 imp
1983, Buryat Autonomous Republic, 4k multicolored, vertical imperforated pair with enlarged top and side margins, full OG, NH, VF
275.00 
 
742 **   5174 imp
1983, European Championship of Radio-Telegraphy, 6k multicolored, top sheet margin imperforated single, full OG, NH, VF
375.00 
 
743 **   5179 imp
1983, Kipu Lighthouse, 1k multicolored, top right corner sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF
475.00 
 
744 **   5187 imp
1983, Partisan Madonna by M. Savitsky, 20k multicolored, bottom sheet margin imperforated single, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
475.00 
 
745 **   5190 imp
1983, National Food Program, Wheat Production, 5k multicolored, top sheet margin imperforated single, control markings on the edge, full OG, NH, VF
325.00 
 
746 **   5196 imp
1983, Academician Aleksandr Sidorenko, 4k multicolored, top left corner margin imperforated block of four, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple
950.00 
 
747 **   5197 imp
1983, Campaign Against Nuclear Weapons, 5k multicolored, bottom left corner sheet margin imperforated single, full OG, NH, VF
275.00 
 
748    5197, imp
1983, Campaign Against Nuclear Weapons, 5k multicolored, bottom sheet margin perforated and imperforated singles used on registered cover from Leningrad to Germany in 1985, uprated by horizontal strip of seven definitive stamps of 10k on reverse, no German backstamp as often, VF
95.00 
 
749 **   5215 imp
1984, European Women's Skating Championships, 5k multicolored, bottom sheet margin imperforated single, control marking on the edge, full OG, NH, VF
375.00 
 
750 **   5216 imp
1984, 25th Anniversary of Cuban Revolution, 5k multicolored, top sheet margin vertical imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF
275.00 
 
751 **   5220 imp
1984, Soviet Tank "ISU-152", 10k multicolored, bottom right corner sheet margin imperforated block of four, control line at the bottom edge, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple
900.00 
 
752 **   5223-25 imp
1984, Sarajevo Winter Olympic Games, 10k, 20k and 45k, imperforated set of three values, all with sheet margins, 10k and 20k from top left corner, full OG, NH, VF and scarce assembly
1100.00 
 
753 **   5228 imp
1984, Moscow Zoo, Snow Leopard, 4k multicolored, bottom sheet margin imperforated example, trivial 5mm water staining on gum side at left, still full OG, NH, VF
190.00 
 
754 **   5713 imp
1988, Antarctic Expedition, 20k multicolored, top sheet margin imperforated block of four, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
550.00 
 
755 **   5756 imp
1989, Taras Shevchenko, 5k black, brown and light green, bottom sheet margin imperforated block of four, printed on thick chalk-surfaced paper, slight wrinkle is affecting right stamps, no gum as produced, NH, VF
375.00 
 
756 **   5771 imp
1989, Bees, Drone, 5k multicolored, enlarged four-side margins vertical imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF and scarce in pair
1000.00 
 
757 **   5795 imp
1989, International Letter Writing Week, 5k multicolored, bottom left corner sheet margin imperforated block of four with control markings at the bottom edge, printed on thick chalk-surfaced paper, no gum as produced, NH, VF
95.00 
 
758 **   5802-06 imp
1989, Soviet Circus, 1k-10k, imperforated complete set of five in horizontal sheet margin pairs, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF and rare in pairs, especially for 3k and 5k values
2400.00 
 
759 **   5815 imp
1989, Kosta Khetagurov, Ossetian Poet, 5k deep red brown, imperforated single with ample to large margins, full OG, NH, VF
140.00 
 
760    5815 imp
1989, Kosta Khetagurov, 5k deep red brown, bottom sheet margin imperforated single used on unaddressed FD cover, tied by "14.09.89" special postmark, Moscow Pochtamt the same date ds placed over definitive stamp of 5k, VF
130.00 
 
761 **   5854/68 imp
1990, Capitals of the Soviet Republics, 5k multicolored, imperforated complete set of 13 (Riga and Yerevan were not issued imperforated), blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
375.00 
 
762 **   5906-08, 5909-11 imp
1990, Ducks and Poultry, 5k-20k and 5k-15k, two imperforated complete sets of three, all with top sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF
140.00 
 
763 **   5954, 5958 imp
1990, Marine Life, Jellyfish and Dolphin, 4k and 20k, two right sheet margin imperforated blocks of four, control markings on the edge, full OG, NH, VF
550.00 
 
764 **   6008a imp
1991, Cultural Heritage, 10k-30k, bottom sheet margin imperforated se-tenant strip of five, full OG, NH, VF and very rare
1900.00 
 
765 **/*   B43-47, var

Leningrad Flood Issue

1924, 95 mint stamps, including 19 blocks of four, including complete set of gutter blocks, block of 20k+50k/1000r printed on thin paper, inverted surcharge 3k+10k/100r, several "Groletariatu" varieties, nice quality group, full OG, NH or LH/hinged, F/VF
Click the numbers below to see additional images:
2, 3, 4
275.00 
 
766 **   B43-47, a, b, c
1924, 3k+10k/100r - 20k+50k/1000r, complete set of nine (no 14k+30k/300r on thin paper), including high values on "cotton" and chalk-surfaced paper, full OG, NH, VF
90.00 
 
767  B43b
1924, inverted black surcharge 3k+10k on 100r orange, bottom left corner sheet margin single printed on ordinary paper, tiny natural paper inclusion at the bottom left, full OG, very light trace of hinge, looks NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
95.00 
 
768 **   B43b var
1924, inverted black surcharge 3k+10k on 100r yellow orange, printed on thin paper, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee on reverse
180.00 
 
769 **   B43b var
1924, inverted black surcharge 3k+10k on 100r orange yellow, bottom margin single printed on thin paper, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee on reverse
190.00 
 
770  B45a
1924, black surcharge 14k+30k on 300r green, bottom left corner margin single printed on thin paper, full OG, previously hinged, VF
275.00 
 
771 **   B46b
1924, inverted (reading up) red surcharge 12k+40k on 500r blue, nicely centered with full OG, NH, VF and scarce in premium condition, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs on reverse
950.00 
 
772 **/*   B48-57, var

Child Welfare Issues

1926-30, 47 mainly mint stamps (one - used), including two blocks of four, two stamps of 20+2k brown and blue, perforation 12 1/2, two fantails, some plate varieties and much more, mainly full OG, NH or LH/hinged, F/VF
Click here to see Part 2, Click here to see Part 3
375.00 
 
773  B54 var
1929, 10+2k olive brown and orange brown, perforation L12 1/2, bottom sheet margin example with missing "2k" on the right value tablet, full OG, LH, VF and a spectacular stamp
240.00 
 
774 **   B54a var
1929, 10+2k olive brown and orange brown, perforation L10 1/2, bottom sheet margin single with lower line of perforation shifted underneath, full OG, NH, VF and an eye-catching item
250.00 
 
775  B56 var
1929, 20+2k olive brown and blue, perforation L10 1/2, right sheet margin single (presumably a gutter), imperforated on the right, vertical perforation line at right in 13mm from the stamp, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce
300.00 
 
776  B56 var
1929, 20+2k olive brown and blue, perforation L10 1/2, bottom margin single imperforated at the bottom, full OG, LH, VF
200.00 
 
777 **   B145a imp
1988, Zoo Relief Fund, 10k+5k, 20k+10k, bottom sheet margin imperforated se-tenant block of five with label in the middle of top row, full OG, NH, VF and rare, guaranteed genuine
550.00 
 
778 **   B168a imp
1990, Zoo Relief Fund, 10+5k, 20+10k, top sheet margin imperforated se-tenant block of three with label at the top right, full OG, NH, VF, guaranteed genuine
95.00 
 
779  C2-5, C6-9

"Fokker F-111" Issue

1923-24, ten stamps, including complete unissued set without surcharges and surcharged issue, in addition bogus double surcharge 20k on 10r red, as well as three covers from Moscow to England, USA and Australia franked by these stamps, one of which (USA) is bearing philatelic exchange stamp on reverse, mainly full OG, F/VF
Click here to see Part 2, Click here to see Part 3
90.00 
 
780 **   C2-5
1923, 1r-10r, complete set of four in bottom right corner margin blocks of four, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, VF
180.00 
 
781  C4a
1923, 5r green, wide "5" variety, minor usual gum waves as always for stamps on thin paper, nice quality single, full original gum with 3mm natural gum loss at the bottom, very light trace of hinge, VF and extremely rare, only 50stamps were printed, Soviet Philatelic and Z. Mikulski hs on reverse, Raritan Stamps guarantee, C.v. $40,000
13000.00 
 
782  C7a
1924, black surcharge 10k on 5r green, wide "5" variety, nice and fresh, full OG, LH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, C.v. $1,250
400.00 
 
783  C8a
1924, inverted black surcharge 15k on 1r brown, full OG, LH, VF, Soviet Philatelic, F. Kessler and other guarantee hs
500.00 
 
784  C9a
1924, inverted black surcharge 20k on 10r red, nice stamp in every respect, full OG, LH, VF and very rare, several expert's hs on reverse, including Dr. Jemtschoujin, A. Brun, Champion and F. Kessler
2750.00 
 
785  C10 var

Air Post Conference in Hague Issue

1927, 10k dark blue and yellow brown, three values with major plate varieties, well above average centering, full OG, VLH or LH, mainly VF
200.00 
 
786    C10-11

Pioneer Flight Cover

September 28-30, 1927, 10k and 15k, complete set of two and 14k of Zamenhof issue uprated stationery envelope of 8k brown olive, sent by registered air mail from Moscow to Vienna, delivered by two connecting flights Moscow -Berlin and Berlin-Vienna, all appropriate markings and Vienna "30.IX..27" arrival ds, mostly VF
100.00 
 
787  C12-13, a, var

Moscow Zeppelin Flight Issue

1930, five mint stamps, representing complete sets with perforation 12 1/2 and 10 1/2, as well as two Zeppelin Flight covers and one postcard, all are properly franked, bearing confirmation and arrival markings, stamps with full OG, mainly LH, all are VF
Click here to see Part 2
190.00 
 
788  C12b-13b
1930, 40k ultra and 80k carmine, imperforated complete set of two, both stamps have balanced margins all around, full OG, LH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, L. Melnikov certificate
1000.00 
 
789  C12b var
1930, 40k ultra, left sheet margin imperforated single, white dot after "40" at right (position 6), full OG, LH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
600.00 
 
790 **/*   C15-25, var

Airship (Dirigible) Issues

1931-32, 330 mostly mint stamps in singles, pairs, blocks of four and multiples, starting with three complete imperforated sets of five, including stamps with line and comb perforations, 50k dark gray blue, error of color (VLH), nice range of 10k of various shades in blocks, engraved Airship over the Dnieper Dam with different perforation and more, mainly full OG, NH or LH/hinged, F/VF
Click the numbers below to see additional images:
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
950.00 
 
791 **   C15-19
1931, 10k-1r, imperforated complete set of five, sheet or corner sheet margin blocks of four, post office fresh quality unit, full OG, NH, VF
550.00 
 
792    C15-19, C20-24
1931, 10k-1r, imperforated and perforated complete sets of five used on two covers, first one air mail cover to Berlin, the other one cancelled on Philatelic Exhibition in 1932, sent locally in Moscow, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, mostly VF
220.00 
 
793 **   C20-24, C22a
1931, 10k-1r, complete set of six in blocks of four, including 20k light red, all with comb perforation, block of 15k folded once along vertical perforation, post office fresh quality unit, full OG, NH, VF
600.00 
 
794 **   C22a, var
1931, Airship over Red Square, 20k light red, top left corner sheet margin unfolded block of four, lower left stamp with white vertical stroke at the bottom inscription (position 11), full OG, NH, VF
100.00 
 
795 **   C23, var
1931, Airship over the Arctic Region, 50k dark brown, right sheet margin unfolded block of four, upper left stamp with a dot inside "o" at the top inscription (position 44), full OG (no gum on margin as often), NH, VF
150.00