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Lots 690 - 720,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #79, September 14, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Net Price
690 **   745-48
1939, Mikhail Saltykov-Schedrin, 15k-60k, complete set in unfolded blocks of four, slight gum waves on 60k, fresh, full OG, NH, VF, SC #609-12
115.00
691    749-56
1939, Soviet Sanatoria, 5k-80k, complete set of eight used on registered pre-printed cover from Moscow to Cleveland, OH, tied by Moscow "23.11.39" date stamp (presumably the first day of issue), NYC and Cleveland receivers on the back, VF
sold
692  758 var
1939, Mikhail Lermontov, 30k dark green and brown black, bottom sheet margin single, imperforated at the bottom, neatly cancelled, VF, SC #622 Pc
sold
693 **   773 var
1940, Arctic Voyage of Ice-Breaker "Georgy Sedov", 30k violet, perforation L12 1/4 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, raster vertical diamonds, full OG, NH, F/VF and very scarce, SC #637A
sold
694 **   776-79, var
1940, Vladimir Mayakovsky, 15k-80k, complete set of four, in addition stamp of 60k with perforation L12 1/2, raster vertical diamonds, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SC #640 -43, 642(2)
sold
695 **   827-28, 831
1941, Red Army and Navy, 20k, 30k and 1r, all with comb perforation, horizontal pairs with gutter in the middle, full OG, NH, VF, SC #697-98A, 701A
sold
696 **   859
1941, People's Militia, 30k blue, unfolded block of four, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC #727
sold
697  908 var
1943, Tehran Conference, 3r blue black, red and light blue, red color is printed twice variety, CTO with full OG (NH), VF, SC #785 Ta
sold
698 **   909-10
1944, Ivan Turgenev, 30k gray green and 60k violet, complete set in unfolded top right corner sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, SC #786-87
sold
699  911
1944, Defenders of Stalingrad, trial printing of 30k brown and carmine with added gold color, full OG, LH, VF, SC #792
sold
700 **   952-56, var
1944, Ilya Repin, 30k-2r, perforated complete set in blocks of four, lower left stamp of 60k with retouched left value tablet variety, full OG, NH, VF, SC #846-50, var
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sold
701 **   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, SC Block 4 I, II, III
sold
702 **   959 var
1944, Liberation of Leningrad, 30k greenish black, souvenir sheet of four with double impression of marginal text (one is albino and significantly shifted to the top, bottom part is over the lower stamps), full OG, NH, VF, SC Block 4 var
N/A
703 **   960/1020
1945 Year, set of 60 stamps and one souvenir sheet, including all valuable stamps of the year, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SC.v. 21,300P
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sold
704 **   973 var
1945, Order of Victory, 3r brownish red, top sheet margin single, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, SC #870 Pa
575.00
705 **   975 var
1945, Battle Scene, 30k blue black and orange, right sheet margin single, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF, SC #875 Pa
sold
706 **   987a
1945, Academy of Sciences, 30k blue violet, left sheet margin horizontal pair, imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF, SC #884 Tc
sold
707 **   1021/1100
1946 Year, complete set of 78 stamps, including #1075-79 original and reprints, and four souvenir sheets (sheet of 30k from 25th Anniversary is expertly regummed), fresh quality, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SC.v. 43,700P
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sold
708  1038 var
1946, Order of the Red Worker's Banner, 60k brown lilac and olive green, significant network break at the bottom variety, full OG, LH, VF, SC #951 var
85.00
709 **   1049, var
1946, Mikhail Kalinin, 20k brown black, right sheet margin horizontal pair, double perforation on the right, full OG, NH, F/VF centering, SC #956, var
N/A
710  1063 var
1946, View of Moscow Kremlin, 45k dark green, right sheet margin single, imperforated on the right, neatly cancelled, VF, SC #984 Pa
85.00
711 **   1080, 1082 var
1946, 25th Anniversary of Soviet Stamps, two values of 15k and one of 60k, each one with broken letters of "Pochta CCCP" at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF, SC #996, 998 var
sold
712  1082a var
1947, Monetary Reform in the Soviet Union, violet boxed handstamp "Январь 1948 г." at the top margin of 60k green and black, souvenir sheet of four, commemorating 25th Anniversary of Postage stamps, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce, this or similar handstamps were posted on postage stamps and souvenir sheet in possessions of Post Offices during the reform to avoid misuses
sold
713 **   1083b
1946, 29th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 30k brown orange, imperforated top margin single from damaged printing plate with completely omitted text on Lenin Mausoleum, full OG, NH, VF and very rare, a common stamp is added for comparison, SC #1002 var
575.00
714 **   1085 var
1946, Reconstruction of Dnieper Dam, 30k brown black, vertical pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1009 Pb
sold
715 **   1085 var
1946, Reconstruction of the Dnieper Dam, 30k brown black, raster horizontal diamonds, bottom sheet margin single, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, SC #1009(2)
sold
716 **   1087/188
1947 Year, complete set of 138 stamps and two souvenir sheets of Jubilee of Moscow (types I and II), first one with tiny spot of facial scratch, otherwise fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF, SC.v. 79,300P
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2, 3, 4
sold
717 **   1104 var
1947, Arms of RSFSR, 30k brown orange, bottom sheet margin vertical pair, imperforated horizontally between stamps and at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1022 Pa
sold
718 **/*   1120, var
1947, Arms of the Soviet Union, 1r multicolored, two values, first one with significant shift of gray blue background, the other one with inscription "2nd Printing" at the bottom margin, full OG, NH or LH, VF
sold
719 **   1121 var
1947, Alexander Pushkin, 30k brown black, bottom perforation is strongly shifted to the bottom, resulting in size is larger for 4mm then for a common stamp, full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular item
sold
720 **   1143-45
1947, Jubilee of Moscow, 2r, -, 1r, 1r and 3r multicolored, complete se-tenant sheet of 20 stamps and 5 labels, one stamp of 1r with tiny spot of scratched gum, minor usual gum flows, still post office fresh and unfolded, full OG, NH (two traces of hinge at the top margin), VF and rare, SC #1084-86
sold