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Lots 690 - 720,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #78, May 31, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

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Net Price
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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699 */U   1318/428, C83-90

Collection of the 1949 Issues

1949, 336 mint or used stamps, 3 souvenir sheets, and 26 postal history items, all valuable stamps are presented, including originals and reprints, some nice covers, fresh quality unit, full OG, many stamps are hinged on margins only, F/VF or better, SC.v. 159,000 rub
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700 */U   1429/536

Collection of the 1950 Issues

1950, 288 mint or used stamps and 17 postal history items, many corner margin or sheet margin examples (hinged on margins only), originals and reprints, some nice covers, fresh quality, full OG, many NH stamps, F/VF or better, SC.v. 140,000 rub
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701 */U   1537-611

Collection of the 1951 Issues

1951, 244 mint or used stamps and 17 postal history items, many corner margin singles or pairs, the last ones with valuable varieties, such as Kirov Machine Plant, Kyrgyz Republican etc., nice quality, full OG, many NH stamps, F/VF or better, SC.v. 86,000 rub ++
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702 */U   1612-60

Collection of the 1952 Issues

1952, 344 mint or used stamps, two miniature sheets and 27 postal history items, many corner margin singles, apparently one Year set is complete in never hinged condition, premium quality overall, full OG with many NH stamps, F/VF or better, SC.v. 81,000 rub
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703 */U   1661-88

Collection of the 1953 Issues

1953, 48 mint or used stamps and 7 postal history items, mainly corner margin or margin examples. a lot of printing, paper and shade varieties, full OG with many NH stamps, F/VF or better, SC.v. 44,000 rub ++
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704 */U   1690/745

Collection of the 1954 Issues

1954, 200 mint or used stamps and 26 postal history items, all included stamps with corner sheet margins, perfect condition, full OG with many NH stamps, F/VF or better, SC.v. 61,000 rub
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705 */U   

All-Union Agriculture Exhibition Issues

1954-56, 384 mint or used stamps, including 7 different complete se-tenant sheets, 3 souvenir sheets and 83 postal history items, in addition nice Exhibition Booklet of 1955, numerous se-tenant strips and varieties, several nice covers and many more, a beautiful unit, full OG with many NH stamps, F/VF or better, SC.v. 118,000 rub
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706 */U   1746/88, C91-94

Collection of the 1955 Issues

1955, 213 mint or used stamps, including 25 Kharkov provisional overprints, 18 souvenir sheets and 13 postal history items, numerous varieties especially for souvenir sheets, nice condition, full OG with many NH stamps, F/VF or better, SC.v. 46,500 rub ++
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707 **/U   1789/903, C97

Collection of the 1956 Issues

1956, over 400 mint or used stamps, 51 postal history items, mainly sheet margin examples, detailed inscription of numerous printing, paper and shade varieties, great unit, full OG, mainly NH,F/VF or better, SC.v.165,000 rub
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708 */U   1702/2059

Collection of the 1957 Issues

1957, 374 mint or used stamps, 9 souvenir sheets and 51 postal history and stationery items, mainly sheet margin examples, numerous printing, paper and shade varieties, nice range of Tsiolkovski overprinted issue and many more, full OG, NH (75%), F/VF or better, SC.v. 148,000 rub
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709 */U   

International Youth Festival and Related Issues
Large Exhibition Style Collection in Red Album

1957, 440 mint or used stamps, 18 souvenir sheets and 180 covers and stationery items, starting with pre-Festival stamp, Bicycle Race, Moscow Spartacist and Melbourne Olympic Games, then Festival perforated and imperforated (8 complete sets, including blocks of four) issues, Festival Philatelic Exhibition (detailed description of issued stamp and souvenir sheet), etc., highlights of stationeries includes illustrated postcards, numerous envelopes varieties, two engraved proofs and many more to describe, great quality material, full OG, NH or LH, VF
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710 **/U   2028/157, 2286-88

Collection of the 1958 Issues

1958, 721 mint or used stamps, 8 souvenir sheets and 159 postal history and stationery items, detailed description of numerous varieties, including Zaporozhstal Foundry Works, perforation L12 1/2 (unused, no gum) and nice range of engraved definitive issue of 1958-60, perfect quality material, full OG, mainly NH, F/VF or better, SC.v. 362,000rub
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711 **/U   2158/417, C98

Collection of the 1959-60 Issues

1959-60, 730 mint or used stamps, 6 souvenir sheets and 170 postal history and stationery items, profusely described numerous printing, paper and shade varieties, nice quality material, full OG, mainly NH, F/VF or better, SC.v. 52,000 rub
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712 **/U   

Complete 31-Year Collection in Six Albums

1961-91, about 6000 mint stamps, over 250 souvenir and miniature sheets, close to 600 postal history and stationery items, as well as one souvenir booklet commemorating Taras Shevchenko, Aktubinsk Provisional stamp, nice range of new currency definitives, beautiful sorting of issue on aluminum foil of 1961, Tokyo Olympic Games and many more to describe, full OG, mainly NH, VF, huge C.v.
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713 SB   

Souvenir Booklet For a Participant of 17th Congress of Communist Party (Congress of Executed, most members were arrested and shot in 1937-38)

1934, 17-page booklet containing 119 stamps tied by Special Congress date stamp of "25.1.34", black cardboard cover, fresh quality, VF and very rare, only a few known
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714 SB   

Group of Souvenir Booklets

1946-49, 25th Anniversary of Soviet Postage Stamps (three different commemorative cancellations), Jubilee of Moscow (small cover soiling) and 150th Anniversary of the birth of Alexander Pushkin, five items altogether, fresh quality overall, mostly VF
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715    

Postal History Collections

Mainly Complete Sets Franking Collection

1934-58, 188 mostly covers, starting with Ivan Fedorov of 1934, Lermontov of 1939 and Chekhov of 1940, many beautiful items throughout, especially mention Stalin mourning envelope with complete set from a souvenir sheet cancelled in the day of his death, nice quality material, VF and interesting group
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716    

Special Cancellation Correspondences
Group

1925-60, 25 postal history items and four large pieces, including 1st Soviet Union Philatelic Exhibition and Esperanto Congress, both of 1925, various Expositions, Olympic Games, as well as ten covers and two pieces related to various Chess events, nice quality overall, mostly VF
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717    

First Day Cards and Covers
Selection

1946-58, 63 items and one large piece (Moscow Subway of 1946), absolutely beautiful holding with nice and valuable singles and sets on envelopes or postcards, many properly went through the mail, fresh condition, mostly VF
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718 */U   

Valuable Collection of Air Post Issues

1924-39, 263 mint or used stamps, one souvenir sheets and 12 postal history items, including Tiflis local perforation on "Fokker" issue, two proofs of Stratosphere Disaster and Flight to Far East (both defected), Moscow-San Francisco Flight (3 singles, one with small "f") and many more, condition is a little mixed, but generally nice of this useful lot, full OG, LH/hinged or used, F/VF, SC.v. 500,000 rub ++
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719 */U   J1-24, var

Postage Due Stamps
Collection

1924-25, 243 mint or used (67) stamps, singles, pairs and blocks, two inverted surcharges and a lot of small printing, paper and shades varieties, fresh condition overall, full OG or used, F/VF or better
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720 */U   SC #PE1/29

Philatelic Exchange Tax Stamps
Collection

1923-33, 51 stamps (10 - used), representing 1st, 3rd and later issues, including two inverted surcharges, one se-tenant pair, No. PE14-18 and PE19 (all are NH), nice condition, full OG or used, mostly VF
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