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Lots 686 - 698,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #78, May 31, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Net Price
686  SC #PE6-13
1925, third issue, 5k-1r surcharges on World War I Postal Charity stamps, complete set of eight, full OG, LH (both 1r values) or previously hinged, VF
sold
687  SC #PE6-11, 12A var
1925, third issue, inverted surcharges 5k-1r on World War I Postal Charity stamps, set of seven, stamp of 1r has perforation 12 1/2, full OG, LH, VF
sold
688 **   SC #PE11A
1925, third issue, black surcharge 75k on Postal Charity stamps of 10+1k dark blue and brown, perforation 12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF
sold
689    SC #PE20
1932-33, sixth issue, black surcharge 5k on 70k brown, block of four used on reverse of incoming philatelic exchange cover from Warsaw, addressed to Kharkov, tied by 2 two-line boxed markings "Payment by cash only",postmarked on arrival, toned spot on reverse, still F/VF and scarce
sold
690 **/*   

Collections, Collective Lots, Balances

General Pre- World War II Collection in Original Brown Album

1923-41, over 1700 mint and used stamps, 4 souvenir sheets and 19 postal history items, practically complete for the period (definitive issues and air post offered separately), including pairs, strips and multiples, numerous printing, shade and perforation varieties, some valuable pieces, all items are neatly identified and profusely described, some flaws possible especially on used material, nice and valuable unit, full/part of OG or used, F/VF, C.v. 1,568,000=US$27,500
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691 */U   

The First Definitive Issue
Collection on Original Pages

1923-28, about 2500 mint and used stamps, as well as 14 postal history items, representing various paper, plate and shade varieties, including nine perforated stamps of litho printing (so-called Leningrad issue), typo imperforated stamps of 2k and two of 6k, 15k lemon yellow (Sc. #287, used), typo 4k with perforation 12, complete set of imperforated stamps on improved paper, complete sets on watermarked paper, double impression of "small head" variety (repaired) and some others, important part of this holding is detailed identification and description of used stamps, some usual flaws possible as always on such holdings, generally fresh and F/VF, huge C.v.
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692 */U   

The Second and Third Definitive Issues
Collection on Original Pages

1927-32, 459 mint or used stamps and 19 postal history items, some better includes Tambov Provisional surcharge 15k/10k (one genuine and two forgeries), third imperforated set with some multiples, perfin "Obrazets" on 50k and many more, minor usual flaws on used stamps possible, full OG, LH/hinged or used, F/VF
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693 */U   

The Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Definitive Issues
Valuable Collection on Original Pages

1936-60, 1630 mint or used stamps and 26 postal history items, representing well-described first printings and later re-issues for all stamps, the highlights included 43 stamps with line instead of comb perforation with farm worker 20k green in strip of three on a piece and factory worker 10k of 1951, numerous printing, paper and shade varieties, nice selection of control markings and many more, not important flaws do not affect the value, full/large part of OG or used, mainly VF and great opportunity to obtain considerable volume of information about these definitive issues
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694 */U   856-1020, C77-81

Collection of the Great Patriotic War Issues

1941-45, 740 mint or used stamps, 14 souvenir sheets and 22 postal history items, including People's Militia, four fantails (stamps imperforated at one side), all types of Leningrad and Stalingrad souvenir sheets, minor flaws possible, generally fresh, full/large part of OG or used, F/VF, SC.v. 179,000 rub=US$2,880
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695 */U   1021/100

Collection of the 1946 Issues

1946, 285 mint or used stamps, 14 souvenir sheets and 11 postal history items, all types of souvenir sheets commemorating Jubilee of Soviet Postage stamps and 29th Anniversary of October Revolution, one fantail, numerous plate varieties, some nice covers, fresh quality overall, full/large part of OG or used, F/VF, SC.v.80,000 rub ++
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696 */U   1087/188A

Collection of the 1947 Issues

1947, 427 mint or used stamps, 4 souvenir sheets and 23 postal history items, in addition 68 stamps and one souvenir sheet with provisional seals on reverse, which were posted after December 1947 Currency Reform for security purposes, some nice varieties and many more, full/large part of OG or used, F/VF, SC.v.65,000 rub without provisional stamps
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697 */U   1189/317, C82

Collection of the 1948 Issues

1948, 355 mint or used stamps, 7 postal history items, originals, reprints, small varieties, nice cancellations and many more, nice looking unit, full/large part of OG or used, F/VF, SC.v. 95,000 rub
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698 */U   

The Seventh and Eighth Definitive Issues

1948-59, 355 mint or used stamps and 79 postal history items, nice cover bearing complete set of the 7th issue, profusely described first and later drawings of the 8th issue, numerous printing varieties and many more, full/large part of OG, F/VF and outstanding specialized collection, C.v. 95,000 rub ++
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