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Lots 696 - 875,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #79, September 14, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Net Price
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
721  1144-45
1947, Jubilee of Moscow, 2r, -, 3r multicolored, complete se-tenant sheet of 20 stamps and 5 labels (no left margin), folded twice, nevertheless fresh, CTO with full OG (NH), VF and rare, SC #1085-86
sold
722 **   1145-46
1947, Jubilee of Moscow, 3r, 5r, 5r, 5r,, 5r, complete se- tenant sheet, of 25, slightly folded between 3rd and 4th vertical rows, perf separation in one place on bottom margin, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1086-87
sold
723 **   1183 var
1947, 30th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 30k dark red and greenish black, central design significantly shifted to the top, minor facial soiling, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1095 var
sold
724 **   1189-317, C82
1948 Year, complete set of 151 stamps, including Komsomol and several other issues of originals and reprints (1r of one Komsomol set with slight corner crease), fresh condition, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SC.v. 111,780P
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sold
725  1205 var
1948, 30th Anniversary of the Red Army, 30k brown, horizontal bottom sheet margin pair, imperforated at the bottom, neat cancellation at the top, fresh, VF, SC #1150 Pa
sold
726 **   1217 var
1948, farm worker 20k brown, bottom sheet margin single, imperforated at the bottom, nicely centered, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1161 Pa
sold
727 **   1245 var
1948, 25th Anniversary of the Soviet Union, 60k dark green and red, left sheet margin single, imperforated on the left, full OG, NH (tiny spot of gum loss in the middle), VF, SC #1182 Pa
sold
728 **   1253A-54A var
1948, Sports issue, 15k gray blue and 20k slate blue, set of two values with raster square, re-issue of 1955, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1154-55(2)
N/A
729 **   1255 var
1948, Soccer, 30k orange brown, raster vertical diamonds, re-issue of 1956, bottom left corner margin block of four, lower stamps have partial gum missing as always, otherwise full OG, NH, fine centering of this rare multiple, SC #1221 (3)
860.00
730 **   1306 imp
1948, Coat of Arms and Flag of the Soviet Union, 40k brownish red, size 14.8x21.8mm, original printing, horizontal imperforated pair, nice margins all around, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare, only a handful of these imperforated errors were produced, SC #1233 I imp
sold
731 **   1318-428, C83-90
1949 Year, complete set of 131 stamps, including definitive issue #1343-47 and some extra sets, fresh quality, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SC.v. 116,600P
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sold
732 **   1325
1950, 70th Birthday of Joseph Stalin, 40k multicolored, souvenir sheet of four one white paper with frame in gold, appropriate size 175x222 mm, excellent quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC Block 14
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sold
733  1325
1950, 70th Birthday of Joseph Stalin, 40k multicolored, two souvenir sheets of four, first one is on white paper with bronze frame, the other one - on slightly creamy paper with gold frame, both with large part of OG, some paper adhesion on reverse, VF
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sold
734 **   1346 var
1949, Scientist, 30k brown, original printing, top left corner margin block of ten (2x5), double comb perforation on the left variety, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple, SC #1296 I, var
sold
735 **   1360a var
1949, Alexander Pushkin, 25k and 40k, souvenir sheet of four, right stamps are significantly shifted to the top or bottom, full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular item
sold
736 (*)   1361 var
1949, Alexander Pushkin, 40k red, lilac and violet, frame of label and center of stamp with double impression of lilac color, unused, expertly regummed, VF appearance of this unrecorded error, SC #1309 var
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170.00
737 **   1366-75 var
1949, Soviet Sanatoria, complete set in unfolded blocks of six (3x2), some with sheet margins, all are from original printings, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1332-41 var
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sold
738 **   1376-83
1949, 1st Sports issue, 20k-2r, complete sets of eight in sheets of 100 (stamp of 2r in two block of 40 and block of 20), 20k, 25k, 30k and 50k with raster vertical diamonds, others with raster square, folded once or twice, insignificant edge flaws possible, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1318-25, C.v. 264,000P
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
860.00
739 **   1380 var
1949, 1st Sports issue, Soccer, 40k green, raster vertical diamonds, re-issue of 1956, nicely centered, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1321(2)
sold
740 **   1382 var
1949, 1st Sports issue, Parachuting, 1r carmine rose, raster vertical diamonds, reprint of 1956, unfolded block of four, lower right stamp with tiny water spot at the bottom perforation, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple, SC #1324 (2)
N/A
741 **   1392-93, a
1949, 75th Anniversary of the UPU, perforated and imperforated complete sets in blocks of four, both sets from original printings, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1345-46, 1347 -48(1)
sold
742 **   1415 var
1949, 2nd Sports issue, Ski Jump, 20k dark green, raster horizontal diamonds, block of four, slightly folded along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, F/VF, SC #1372(2)
sold
743  1416 var
1949, 2nd Sports issue, Gymnastics, 40k orange red, raster horizontal diamonds, re-issue of 1956, fresh quality, full OG, VLH (appears as NH), VF, SC #1373(2)
sold
744  1419 var
1949, 2nd Sports issue, Wolf Hunting, 2r violet, top sheet margin stamp, imperforated at the top, two postal cancellations at the bottom corners, F/VF centering, SC #1376 Pa
sold
745 **   1429/536
1950 Year, complete set of 100 stamps (less Skyscrapers issue), full OG, NH, mostly VF, SC.v. 83,800P
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sold
746 **   1452 var
1952, Moscow Museums, Biological Museum, 40k multicolored, central design is strongly shifted to the right, left sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF and eye- catching multiple, SC #1420 var
575.00
747 **   1462-63
1950, 5th Anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War, 40k and 1r, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH (very light trace of hinge on top margin of 40k), VF, SC #1438-39
sold
748 **   1496 var
1950, Latvian Soviet Republic, 2r black brown, top sheet margin single, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1454 Pa
220.00
749 **   1518-25
1950, Skyscrapers issue, 1r in various colors on colored paper, complete set of eight, five values with sheet or corner margins, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1489-96
sold
750 **   1526
1950, Spasski Tower, 1r multicolored, unfolded block of four, nice and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1488
sold
751 **   1529-31
1950, Ivan Aivazovsky, 40k-1r, ten complete sets of three, including se-tenant sheet of 20 (40k x10 and 50k x10), fresh and unfolded, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1497-99
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sold
752 **   1563-65
1951, Mikhail Kalinin, 20k-1r, complete set of three in sheets of 72 (6x12 or 12x6), folded ones or twice, fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1537-39, C.v. 36,000P
Click here to see sheet 2, Click here to see sheet 3
170.00
753 **   1568 var
1951, Alexander Butlerov, 40k orange on bluish paper, raster horizontal diamonds, reprint of 1956, excellent quality single, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1542(2)
sold
754 **   1590-93
1951, Aviation Sports, 40k-2r, complete set of four in sheets of 72 (12x6) or 60 (5x12, No.1561), reprints of 1955, apparently unfolded, occasional marginal only separation in two or three places altogether, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1558-61(2)
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2, 3, 4
sold
755 **   1598-601
1951, Development of Communism, 20k-60k, set of four in complete sheets of 20 (4x5 or 5x4), post office fresh and unfolded, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1566-69
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2, 3, 4,
460.00
756 **   1601 var
1951, Development of Communism, 60k multicolored, top sheet margin (probably trimmed) single, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH, VF and rare, SC #1569 Pa
230.00
757 **   1610-11 var
1951, Volkhov Power Station, 40k and 1r, two sheet margin singles, first one with omitted yellow color, the other one with omitted gray and yellow colors, both with full OG, NH, VF, each one with individual N. Mandrovski certificate, SC #1578-79 (2) var
sold
758 **   1612-14
1952, 28th Anniversary of the death of Lenin, 40k-1r, complete set of three in sheets of 50 (10x5 or 5x10), folded once along perforation, occasional perforation possible on margins only, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1580-82(2)
Click here to see sheet 2, Click here to see sheet 3
sold
759 **/*   1626 var
1952, Stalin Constitution, Social Security, 40k brown and red on pale green paper, two stamps of different issues, each one without accent over "i" in "Stalinskoi" variety, full OG, NH or VLH, VF, SC #1595 var
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sold
760 **   1645, 1655
1952, Pavel Fedotov, 40k brown red and black, complete sheet of 72 (9x8), folded once with some perf separations; Vladimir Bekhterev, 40k blue and black on creamy paper, unfolded complete sheet of 72 (12x6), both sheets with numerous plate varieties, fresh, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1618, 1623
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170.00
761 **/U   1648 var
1952, Aleksandr Odoevsky, 40k gray black and red orange, two sheet margin singles, imperforated at the bottom and on the right, neatly cancelled or full OG, NH, both are VF, the last one with Raritan Stamps guarantee, SC #1621 Pa, Pb
345.00
762 **   1689, var
1957, Coat of Arms, 40k red, right sheet margin horizontal strip of three, perforation error on the right due to foldover, full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular item
sold
763 **   1710/17 var
1954, Sports issue, 40k-1r, set of five sheets of 30 (5x6 or 6x5) of original printing, including Basketball, nice and unfolded, occasional perf separation possible on margins only, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1678/85
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2, 3, 4, 5
sold
764 **   1729-34
1954, Soviet Agriculture Exhibition, 40k-1r, four complete sets of six, including four blocks of four and two horizontal se-tenant strips of five, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1693-98, C.v. 31,120P
sold
765 **   1767a var
1958, "North Pole" Station, 1r multicolored, souvenir sheet of four stamps, which are strongly shifted to the top left, while perforation was placed as for a common sheet, full OG, NH (two very small spots of gum loss at the top and bottom right), VF, spectacular and rare item
sold
766  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, SC #1747A
Click here to see the certificate
690.00
767 **   1857 var
1956, Builders' Day, 1r blue, comb perforation 12x12 1/2 instead of L12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1835A, a common top right corner margin single is included
sold
768  1860a var
1956, Mukhamed Aivazov, 40k green, three-line text (type I), perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF and rare, Raritan Stamps guarantee, SC #1842A
860.00
769 **   1902 var
1957, Vissarion Belinsky, 40k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, top left corner margin block of four, post office fresh quality item, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple, SC #1883A
sold
770 **   1914 var
1957, Youth Festival, 60k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, natural paper inclusion at the bottom right, full OG, NH, VF, Raritan Stamps guarantee, SC #1898A
sold
771 **   1914 var
1957, Youth Festival, 60k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, some offset on reverse, still full OG, NH, F/VF, N. Mandrovski certificate
N/A
772 **   1925 var
1957, Vologda Lace Maker, 40k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, top left corner sheet margin block of four, full OG (side margin is ungummed), NH, VF, SC #1914A
sold
773  1943a
1957, 40th Anniversary of the October Revolution, proof of souvenir sheet, printed on thick chalk-surfaced paper without gray violet background (silhouettes of Leningrad), no gum as issued, NH, VF and scarce, SC Block 24 fn
sold
774  1943a
1957, 40th Anniversary of the October Revolution, proof of souvenir sheet, printed on thick chalk-surfaced paper with stamps in greenish blue and pale brown, no gum as issued, NH, VF and rare, SC Block 24
sold
775 **   1944 var
1957, 250th Anniversary of Leningrad, red overprint on view of Leningrad stamp of 1r black brown on green paper, left sheet margin single imperforated on the left, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1932 Pb
sold
776 **   1944 var
1957, 250th Anniversary of Leningrad, triple (!) red overprint on view of Leningrad stamp of 1r black brown on green paper, three short tips of perforation at the top, full OG, NH, F/VF and very rare, SC #1932 var
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sold
777    1944 var
1957, 250th Anniversary of Leningrad, double red overprint on stamp of 1r black brown on green paper, cancelled together with another stamp of the set on illustrated stationery envelope 40k red, tied by Jubilee special marking in violet, fresh VF
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N/A
778 **   1959, var
1957, Rocket Leaving Earth, 40k blue and violet, bottom left corner sheet margin block of 16 (4x4), representing four values with additional meteors or planets, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1939, Ka
sold
779 **   1991
1957, Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, 40k dark blue and brown, complete sheet of 100, folded once along vertical perforation, fresh, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1968
sold
780 **   2003 var
1957, 40th Anniversary of the October Revolution, RSFSR, 40k multicolored, top left corner margin block of eight (4x2), design absorbed through porous paper variety, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1970 var
N/A
781 **   2021, var
1957, First Sputnik, black overprint on K. Tsiolkovsky stamp of 40k dark blue and brown, bottom right corner sheet margin unfolded block of eight, upper left stamp with broken second line of overprint, full OG, NH, VF, SC #2011, var
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sold
782  2047 var
1958, Rear Admiral Vsevolod Rudnev, 40k multicolored, horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, slight facial abrasion and offset on reverse at the top left, otherwise full OG, LH, VF appearance of this rare perforation error, SC #2043 Pb
230.00
783 **   2048 var
1958, Maxim Gorky, 40k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, nicely centered, full OG, NH, VF, SC #2044A
sold
784 **   2050 var
1958, 13th Congress of the Youth Communist League, 60k red on cream paper, comb perforation 12 1/2x12 instead of L12 1/2, paper wrinkle at the bottom right corner, full OG, NH and fine single, SC #2046A
sold
785 **   2065 var
1958, Women's Federation Congress, 60k ultra and black, double impression of black inscription, top left corner sheet margin horizontal strip of three, right stamp with extra stroke in Arabic inscription variety (position 3), full OG, NH, VF, SC #2062 Ta, var
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170.00
786 **   2089-91
1958, International Geophysical Year, complete set in blocks of four, all with comb perforation, full OG, NH, VF, SC #2088-90
sold
787 **   2089 var
1958, IGY, Aurora Borealis, 40k blue and light yellow, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, block of four, top left stamp has tiny natural inclusion, post office fresh and unfolded, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare multiple, N. Mandrovski certificate, SC #2089A
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N/A
788 **   2093, var
1958, International Astronomic Congress, 60k light blue, violet and yellow, horizontal pair, right stamp with "UAU" variety, while left one with large spot after "CCCP", full OG, NH, VF, SC #2106, Ka
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sold
789 **   2117 var
1958, Zaporozhstal Foundry Works, 40k brown red and yellow, perforation L12 1/2, instead of comb 12x12 1/2, excellent quality, full OG, NH, VF and rare, especially in pristine condition, a copy of V. Liapine certificate for set of three, SC #2161A
sold
790 **   Standard #2161fn
1958, Voroshilovgrad Locomotive Plant, 40k dark brown and buff, unissued stamp due to political reasons, a single with blank label at the top, full OG, NH, VF and an eye-catching item
sold
791 **   2139 var
1958, 40th Anniversary of the Youth Communist League, 60k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, full OG, NH, F/VF, Raritan Stamps guarantee, SC #2166A
690.00
792 **   2166 var
1959, Charles Darwin, 40k blue and brown, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, full OG, NH, mostly VF, a common stamp is included, SC #2189A, C.v. 170,000P
sold
793 **   2170, var
1959, Victory of the Soviet Basketball Team, red overprint on 1r red brown, brown and black, left sheet margin horizontal pair, right stamp with "Ч" under "к" variety, full OG, NH, VF, SC #2193, I
sold
794 **   2171 var
1959, Frederic Joliot-Curie, 40k green and brown on beige paper, frame 21.3x32.5mm, "small portrait" variety, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp with "large portrait" is included for comparison, SC #2197 var
N/A
795 **   2174, var
1959, Robert Burns, red overprint "1759-1959" on 40k ultra and brown, complete sheet of 25, stamps on position 19 with wide space between "5 9" in "1759" variety, full OG, NH, VF, SC #2194, Ka
sold
796  2174 var
1959, Robert Burns, double red overprint "1759 - 1959" variety, CTO with full OG (hinged), VF, very rare and unrecorded error, SC #2194 var
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345.00
797 **   2175-78C
1959, Russian Poets and Writers, complete set of seven in sheets of 25 (5x5), gutter sheets of 50 (25+25, No.2175- 76) and sheet of 100 (10x10, No.2177), sheets of 25 are unfolded, sheet of 100 with some separations, sheets of50 folded once, full OG, NH, VF and scarce unit, SC #2200-06
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
sold
798 **   2222 var
1959, Endangered Fishes, Sturgeon, 40k greenish blue and black, perforation comb 12 1/2 instead of L12 1/2, block of four, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple, SC #2246 var
sold
799 **   2407 var
1960, 15th Anniversary Liberation of Korea, 40k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, full OG, NH, VF, Raritan Stamps guarantee, SC #2421A
sold
800 **   2417 var
1960, Uzbek National Costumes, 60k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 11 1/2, full OG, NH, VF,N. Mandrovski certificate, SC #2423A
sold
801 **   2453 var
1961, Andrey Rublev, 4k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, full OG, NH, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate, SC #2461A
690.00
802  2468-69
1961, Fairy Tales, imperforated proofs of 1k in blue green and 3k in brown, engraved printing, two vertical pairs, the last one with right sheet margin, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, SC #2440-41
sold
803 **   2527 var
1961, 22nd Congress of Communist Party, Industry, 4k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, full OG, NH, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate, SC #2535A
sold
804 **   2610a var
1962, State Library in Moscow, 4k black on gray background, horizontal se-tenant pair, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, post office fresh and unfolded, full OG, NH, VF and rare, SC #2618A
sold
805 **   2717 var
1963, Ice-Hockey Championships, black overprint on 6k greenish blue and plum, "1" under "o" variety of overprint, the first printing, bottom left corner margin block of six (2x3) with control number, full OG, NH, VF, SC #2739 I
115.00
806 **   2810 var
1963, View of Samarkand, 6k multicolored, left sheet margin horizontal pair, imperforated on the left, full OG, NH, VF, SC #2848 Pa
sold
807 **   2907 imp, var
1964, Moscow Zoo, Polar Bear, 4k multicolored, bottom left corner sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, right stamp has broken denomination variety (position 22 in a part of drawing), full OG, NH, VF and very scarce, SC #2951, var
sold
808 **   2926 fn
1964, Tokyo Olympic Games, 1r multicolored, two souvenir sheets (major colors red or green), the last one numbered at the bottom "026948", both with full OG, NH, VF, SC Blocks 36-37
sold
809 **   2930A var
1964, Conquest of Space, 10k multicolored, souvenir sheet of six, printed on ordinary paper, light blue (engraved) color printed twice (text on the right margin), full OG, NH, VF and rare unrecorded error, a common sheet is included, SC Block 38 var
N/A
810 **   3030 var
1965, 20th Anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War, 1k multicolored, dates "1945/1965" significantly shifted to the left, bottom right corner sheet margin horizontal pair, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is included, SC #3107A Ta
sold
811 **   3116 var
1965, Mikhail Kalinin, 4k deep claret and red, horizontal pair, left stamp has wing at left (NH), in addition K. Tsiolkovski (1951) with wing at right (LH), both with full OG, VF
N/A
812 **   3193-94 var
1966, Cosmonauts' Day, 10k and 12k, two complete sheets of 30 (6x5), first one with double impression of gold color, the other one has yellow undercoating (under gold color) strongly shifted to the left, unfolded and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, SC #3256-57 var
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Click here to see sheet 2,
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1150.00
813 **   3193 var
1966, Cosmonauts' Day, 10k multicolored, perforated single with double impression of rose color, full OG, NH, VF, SC #3256 var
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sold
814 **   3260 var
1966, Coat of Arms and Soviet Emblem, 4k red, offset printing, block of four, nice perforation freak, leaving two left stamps partly imperforated, prospective folds, full OG, NH, VF and an attractive item, SC #3331 var
sold
815 **   3260 imp
1966, Coat of Arms, 4k red, litho printing, top and bottom sheet margin vertical block of 20 (2x10), representing imperforated block of four at the bottom due to break of comb perforation, full OG, NH, VF and rare, SC #3331A
N/A
816 **   3308 var
1967, Newspaper "Izvestia" awarded with Order of Lenin, black litho overprint on 4k multicolored, top left corner sheet margin single, full OG, NH, VF and scarce guaranteed genuine example of this unissued stamp
sold
817  3383 var
1967, Explorers on the Moon, 6k multicolored with black obliterating ink shifted to the top and showing complete text at the bottom, which reads "On The Moon. Raised Earth", neat postal machine cancellation, VF and possibly unique stamp in used condition, SC #3454 I
N/A
818 **   3711 var
1970, Lenin Philatelic Exhibition, 20k red, black and gold, two souvenir sheets, both of type I with thick text at the bottom and parallel embossed lines, one in addition with joined "00" of "100" variety, full OG, NH, VF, SC Block 65I, var
sold
819 **   3779, var
1970, 50th Anniversary of the Electrification Plan (GOELRO), gold overprint on 4k multicolored, complete transition sheet of 12, stamps of the right vertical row have practically missing red color, especially on table cloth and map variety, full OG, NH, VF, SC #3857, var
290.00
820 **   3779 var
1970, 50th Anniversary of the Electrification Plan (GOELRO), gold overprint on 4k multicolored, double embossing of Arms variety, complete sheet of 12, full OG, NH, VF and rare in complete sheet, SC #3857 var
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860.00
821 **   3824 var
1971, 2500th Anniversary of Feodosia, 10k multicolored, bottom right corner margin single with wing at right due to significant shift of vertical perforation, full OG, NH, VF and eye-catching stamp, SC #3896 var
N/A
822  4147
1973, "Girl with Fan" by A. Renoir, 50k multicolored, drawn water-color essay of a souvenir sheet by artist G. Komlev, size 70x100mm, mounted on thin card, VF and unique, in fact this design had been used for stamp of 20kdenomination, SC #4247
sold
823  4245
1974, 3rd Congress of the Soviet Philatelic Association, 4k multicolored, drawn water-color essay of a stamp by artist G. Komlev, size 70x100mm, mounted on thin card, VF and unique, similar design had been used for a souvenir sheet and for illustrated stationery envelope, SC Block 100
sold
824  4386 var
1975, Paintings by F. Vasilyev, 4k multicolored, all offset colors omitted (central vignette), lacquered coating is intact on complete miniature sheet of seven with label at the top left, pre-printed First Day cancellation, full OG,NH, VF and extremely rare, SC #4470 var
N/A
825  4470
1976, Stockholm Appeal against Nuclear Weapons, perforated proof with text and outer line of the oval in red instead of gold, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, a common stamp is included, SC #4561
N/A
826 **   4484 var
1976, Palekh Paintings, 14k multicolored, gold color (ornament and denomination) is inverted, bottom right corner sheet margin vertical pair, lower stamp without denomination, full OG, NH, VF and rare major error, only four other such se-tenant pairs possible, since the only sheet of 25 stamps has been discovered, copy of N. Mandrovski certificate for a complete sheet of 25, SC #4574 var
N/A
827 **   4506 imp
1976, Caucasus Flowers, 2k multicolored, right sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC #4596 Pa
sold
828 **   4508 imp
1976, Caucasus Flowers, 4k multicolored, right sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, nice condition, full OG, NH, VF, SC #4598 Pa
sold
829 **   4705 var
1978, Soviet Constitution, 30k multicolored, souvenir sheet with broken hammer of the Soviet Emblem variety, full OG, NH, VF, a common sheet is included, SC Block 135 Ka
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sold
830 **   4705 var
1978, Soviet Constitution, 30k multicolored, souvenir sheet with partially broken text on the left variety, full OG, NH, VF, Block 135 var
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sold
831 **   4711, var
1978, St. George Slaying the Dragon, 12k multicolored, bottom right corner sheet margin block of four and three side margin horizontal strip of five, each one showing variety: missing denomination (position 20) or broken bottom inscription (position 23), full OG, NH, VF, SC #4848, var
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230.00
832 **   4721 var
1978, Ice-Breaker "Vasily Pronchischev", 4k multicolored, bottom right corner sheet margin block of four, two bottom stamps printed on double paper with white fabric added, presumably because it came from the end of paper roll, full OG, NH, VF and great item for a specialist, SC #4858 var
sold
833  4752
1979, International Year of the Child, pencil sketch of 4k stamp, unadopted design by artist G. Komlev, similar stamp was issued with design provided by artist I. Suschenko, size 103x150mm, made on thick paper, fresh, VF and unique, SC #4898
sold
834 **   4772 imp var
1979, Children Drawings, 2k multicolored, right sheet margin imperforated single with adjoining stamp at the bottom, beautiful offset on reverse, full OG, NH, VF, SC #4928 Pa var
sold
835 **   4775 imp
1979, Children Drawings, 15k multicolored, bottom right corner sheet margin imperforated single, no gum as produced, NH, VF, SC #4531 Pa
sold
836 **   4792 var
1979, New Year 1980, Olympic Misha, 4k multicolored, miniature sheet of 16, full OG, NH, VF, SC #4948MS
sold
837 **   4795 imp
1979, Flag and Soviet Emblem, 4k multicolored, top right corner sheet margin imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF and very rare, SC #4951Pa, C.v. $16,800++
2900.00
838  4793-95
1979, Peace Program, 4k multicolored, set of five drawn water-color essays by Y. Levinovsky, two of which are unadopted designs, each one has approximate size 55x110mm, mounted on thin cardboard, minimal soiling, otherwise fresh, VF and unique, SC #4950-52
sold
839  4903
1981, 26th Congress of Ukrainian Communist Party, drawn water-color perforated essay of unadopted design 4k multicolored by artist G. Komlev, size 55x80mm, mounted on thin cardboard, fresh and VF and unique, issued stamp of other design had been submitted by G. Komlev also, SC #5085
sold
840 **   4915 imp
1981, Abkhazian Autonomous Soviet Republic, 4k multicolored, bottom sheet margin vertical imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, SC #5096 Pa
sold
841 **   4981 imp
1981, Four-Masted Ship "Tovarisch", 4k multicolored, top right corner margin vertical imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, SC #5162Pa
230.00
842 **   4992a var
1981, Space Flight of "Salyut T4" and "Salyut 6", 10k and 10k multicolored, vertical se-tenant pair, complete sheet of 15 pairs, each bottom stamp with "extra Moon" variety (white spot over right shoulder of Cosmonaut Savinykh),perfect quality multiple, full OG, NH, VF and very rare
sold
843  5016 imp
1982, Equestrian Sports, 4k multicolored, vertical imperforated pair, this imperforated variety exists cancelled to order only, full OG, NH, VF, SC 5198 Pa
575.00
844  5017
1982, Equestrian Sports, 6k multicolored, drawn water- color essay of a stamp by N. Litvinov, size 125x90mm, signed by the artist, fresh, VF and unique, in fact stamp of this but mirrored design was issued with denomination 15k, SC #5199
sold
845  5039, var
1982, 70th Anniversary of the Newspaper "Pravda", 4k multicolored, block of ten (5x2), two stamps on the left and two at the top right have damaged black print, including pre-printed cancellation (CTO with full OG), VF
N/A
846 **   5076 imp
1982, Giuseppe Garibaldi, 6k multicolored, top margin imperforated single, full OG, NH, VF, SC #5257 Pa
sold
847 **   5104 imp
1982, New Year 1983, 4k multicolored, bottom left corner sheet margin imperforated horizontal pair, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, VF, SC #5286 Pa
sold
848 **   5115 imp
1983, Feodor Tolstoy, 4k multicolored, horizontal imperforated pair, nice margins all around, full OG, NH, VF, SC #5296 Pa
sold
849 **   5140 imp
1983, View of Rostov-on-Don, 4k multicolored, bottom sheet margin imperforated single, full OG, NH, VF, SC #5321 Pa
sold
850 **   5141 imp
1983, Buryat Autonomous Soviet Republic, 4k multicolored, vertical imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, SC #5322 Pa
sold
851 **   5179 imp
1983, Kipu Lighthouse, 1k multicolored, left sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, marginal printer's lines, full OG, NH, VF, SC #5361 Pa
sold
852 **   5196 imp
1983, Aleksandr Sidorenko, 4k multicolored, well margined horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, SC #5378 Pa
690.00
853  5205
1983, Physicians Against Nuclear War, 10k multicolored, three water-color essays drawn on one piece by artist G. Komlev, two vertical, one horizontal, size 52x74mm and 75x52mm, unadopted design, reverse side used by the artist for small sketches, fresh, VF and unique, actual stamp was produced in different design by the same artist
sold
854 **   5207 imp
1983, New Year 1984, 5k multicolored, vertical imperforated pair, large margins all around, full OG, NH, VF, SC #5389 Pa
sold
855 **   5216 imp
1984, 25th Anniversary of Cuban Revolution, 5k multicolored, left sheet margin imperforated single, full OG, NH, VF, SC #5397 Pa
sold
856 **   5220 imp
1984, Soviet Tank, 10k multicolored, left sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, SC #5403 Pa
sold
857 **   5223 imp
1984, Sarajevo Winter Olympic Games, Speed Skating, 10k multicolored, right sheet margin vertical imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, SC #5405 Pa
sold
858 **   5224 imp
1984, Sarajevo Winter Olympic Games, Ice-Hockey, 20k multicolored, left sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, SC #5406 Pa
sold
859 **   5355a, 5376a, 5442a-44a
1985-86, Cosmonauts' Day and 237-Day Space Flight, three complete issues in miniature sheets of eight, the total is five sheets, full OG, NH, VF, SC #5542, 5577, 5643 -45MS
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sold
860 **   5627a-31a
1987, Calgary Winter Olympic Games, 5k-30k, complete set of five, miniature sheets of eight, full OG, NH, VF, SC #5840 -44MS
170.00
861  
1987, Calm on Nuclear Proving Grounds, 5k multicolored, three water-color sketches drawn on one piece by artist G. Komlev, all in one size 55x80mm, fresh quality, VF and unique, a stamp of that topic had never been issued
sold
862  
1987, Moratorium for Nuclear Explosions, 5k multicolored, three drawn water-color essays by artist G. Komlev, unadopted design, two of the same size 63x88mm, and one 60x83mm, fresh, VF and unique, a stamp of that theme had never been produced
sold
863  
1987, Moratorium for Nuclear Explosions, 5k multicolored, drawn water-color essay of stamp with label by artist G. Komlev, unadopted design, size 114x80, mounted on thin gray cardboard, VF and unique, stamp of that topic had never been produced
sold
864  5652
1988, 40th Anniversary of the Treaty between Soviet Union and Finland, 10k multicolored, set of four water- color essays of unadopted design by artist G. Komlev, size 97x132, 70x95 and two of 95x70mm, drawn on thick paper, fresh, VF and unique, design of the issued stamp had been produced by artist A. Shmidshtein, SC #5865
sold
865 **   5713 imp
1988, North Pole Expedition, 20k multicolored, top left corner sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, SC #5934 Pa
sold
866 **   5756 imp
1989, Taras Shevchenko, 5k pale green, brown and black, horizontal imperforated pair, printed on thick chalk-surfaced paper, no gum as produced, NH, VF, SC #5982 Pa
sold
867    5771 imp
1989, Honeybee, 5k multicolored, right sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair used on unaddressed FDC, flawless condition, VF and with high probability unique item, SC #6002 Pa, C.v. $8,400 for stamps off cover
1150.00
868 **   5795 imp
1989, International Letter Writing Week, 5k multicolored, top left corner sheet margin imperforated block of four, printed on thick chalky paper, no gum as produced, NH, VF, SC #6030 Pa
115.00
869 **   5802-06 imp
1989, Soviet Circus, imperforated complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, including 3k and 5k values, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare multiples, SC #6036-40Pa, C.v. $39,160++
sold
870 **   5814 imp
1989, 72nd Anniversary of the October Revolution, 5k multicolored, right sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, SC #6043 Pa
sold
871 **   5815 imp
1989, Kosta Khetagurov, 5k dark brown, vertical imperforated pair, nice margins, full OG, NH, VF, SC #6045 Pa, C.v. $5,200++
860.00
872 **   5854/68 imp
1989, Capitals of the Soviet Republics, imperforated complete set of 13 (Riga and Yerevan were not issued imperforated) in horizontal sheet or corner margin pairs, full OG, NH, VF, SC #6102/16 Pa
345.00
873 **   5909-11 imp
1990, Poultry, imperforated complete set in bottom right corner margin imperforated blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, SC #6158-60 Pa
345.00
874 **   5953, var
1990, New Year 1991, 5k multicolored, top right corner sheet margin block of six triangles, stamp design is completely transformed on the right due to breakdown of printing device, full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular piece
N/A
875 **   5954, 5958 imp
1991, Jellyfish and Dolphin, 4k and 20k, imperforated complete set of two in right sheet margin horizontal pairs (other values of the set do not exist imperforated), full OG, NH, VF, SC #6214, 6218 Pa
sold