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Lots 680 - 725,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #82, June 21, 2019. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
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
Click here to see enlarged fragment 1,
Click here to see the certificate
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 
 
696  1120 var
1947, Arms of the USSR, 1r multicolored, three-side margin horizontal strip of four, top part of a sheet of 32 (4x8), neatly cancelled, VF
95.00 
 
697 **   1120 var
1947, Arms of the USSR, 1r multicolored, three side margin horizontal strip of three, top part of a miniature sheet of 24 (3x8), some marginal creases at left, full OG, LH mostly on margins, VF and scarce
140.00 
 
698 **   1120
1947, Arms of the USSR, 1r multicolored, complete sheet of 42 (6x7), re-issue of 1955, folded once along vertical perforation, minor marginal separations, full OG, NH, VF
90.00 
 
699    1120 var
1947, Arms of the USSR, 1r multicolored, joined first two "C" of "CCCP" variety, used on flown cover from Station "North Pole No.4" to Stockholm, no backstamp, VF and an interesting item
95.00 
 
700  1153 var
1947, Moscow Subway, 30k brown black, large retouching on the bench at left variety, CTO with full OG, VF, a common stamp is included
65.00 
 
701 **   1166 imp
1947, Sanatorium "Abkhazia", 30k red brown, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, each stamp with J. Stolow guarantee on reverse
130.00 
 
702 **   1166 var
1947, Sanatorium "Abkhazia", 30k red brown, left sheet margin vertical pair, imperforated horizontally, full OG, NH, VF
90.00 
 
703 **   1201 var
1948, Vassily Surikov, 30k red brown, top sheet margin single, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH (VLH on margin far away from the stamp), VF
70.00 
 
704 **   1227-29 imp
1948, Aleksandr Ostrovski, 30k-1r, imperforated complete set of three, each one with margin at left, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF
375.00 
 
705 **   1253A-54A
1948, Slalom and Motorcyclist, 15k and 20k, complete set of two with raster square, re-issue of 1956, full OG, NH, VF
70.00 
 
706 **   1327a imp
1949, Lenin Mausoleum, 1r brick red and greenish black, imperforated souvenir sheet of four, size 175x134mm, excellent condition without usual wrinkles, full OG, NH, VF
850.00 
 
707    1348-49
1949, Vassily Vilyams, Soil Scientist, 25k and 50k, complete set of two used on stationery envelope of 40k blue, sent by registered mail from the Moscow Industrial Exhibition of Liberated Hungary, tied by special Exhibition"21,5,49" date stamp, Moscow arrival on reverse, VF
95.00 
 
708 ** W  1360a
1949, Alexander Pushkin, 25k and 40k, souvenir sheet of four, ten examples, fresh quality in general, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $2,000
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375.00 
 
709 **   1364-65, var
1949, Red Sormovo Machine and Boat Works, 40k and 1r, complete set of two in unfolded blocks of four, top right stamp of 1r with "conductor" variety (diagonal line across the design), full OG, NH, VF
95.00 
 
710 **   1377 var
1949, Kayak Race, 25k blue green, comb perforation 12x12 1/2, raster vertical diamonds, full OG, NH, VF
130.00 
 
711 **   1415-19 var
1949, Sports, the second issue, 20k-2r, complete set of five with raster horizontal diamonds, re-issue of 1956, stamp of 40k has very slight bend at the bottom left, otherwise nice and post office fresh unit, full OG, NH, VF
700.00 
 
712 **   1427-28
1949, Western Ukraine and Byelorussia, 40k vermilion and 40k red, complete set of two, bottom sheet margin unfolded blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF
95.00 
 
713 **   1582
1951, Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, 40k gray black on blue paper, small size stamp, unfolded complete sheet of 100, nice and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $2,000++
240.00 
 
714    1584-85
1951, Russian Composers, 40k gray and 40k brown, two individual small size addressed FDC, tied by "22.8.51" and "8.9.51" date stamps respectively, both are backstamped, VF
95.00 
 
715  1637 var
1952, Nikolai Ogarev, 40k deep green, vertical pair imperforated between stamps, CTO with full OG, VF and scarce, this variety exists only in used condition, SC #1605 Pa
550.00 
 
716    1643-44
1952, 35th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 40k and 1r, complete set of two used on addressed FD illustrated postcard of the similar design, tied by "7.11.52", arrival ds, slight traces of previous mounts on reverse, still VF
95.00 
 
717    1694-97
1954, 30th Anniversary of the Death of Lenin, 40k multicolored, complete set of five used on addressed FDC, tied by Moscow "16.4.54" postal marking, sent by registered mail in Moscow, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF
95.00 
 
718    1700/09
1954, Tercentenary of the Union Russia and Ukraine, overprinted single and set of seven used on FD card and cover respectively, tied by Moscow "10.5.54" postal marking, sent in Moscow by registered mail, postmarked on arrival, VF
95.00 
 
719 **   1735 var
1954, 37th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 1r multicolored, red color is significantly shifted to the top, bottom sheet margin horizontal pair, full OG, NH, VF, a common top sheet margin pair is included
95.00 
 
720  1767a fn var
1962, 25th Anniversary of the Station "North Pole - 1", red surcharge on 1r multicolored, souvenir sheet of four, perforation is significantly turned clockwise, CTO with full OG, VF
90.00 
 
721 **   1786 var
1955, Moscow University, 40k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, right sheet margin unfolded block of four, full OG, NH, VF
70.00 
 
722  1787 var
1955, Moscow University, 1r multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, large part of OG with some paper adhesion on reverse, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate
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450.00 
 
723 **   1836 var
1956, Rostov Agriculture Machinery Plant, 40k multicolored, red offset color shifted to the right for 5 mm, full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular stamp
85.00 
 
724 **   1855-57
1956, Builder's Day, 40k-1r, complete set of three in sheets of 72 or 81 (60k), each one folded once along perforation, some marginal separations, full OG, NH, VF, Standard C.v. 59,000P
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190.00 
 
725 **   1857 var
1956, Builder's Day, 1r blue, perforation comb 12x12 1/2 instead of L12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF
90.00