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Lots 706 - 725,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #78, May 31, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Net Price
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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sold
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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sold
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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sold
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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sold
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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sold
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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sold
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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sold
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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sold
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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170.00
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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sold
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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sold
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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sold
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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sold
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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sold
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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sold
721 **   263 imp var
1924, definitive issue, peasant 30k violet, litho printing, double impression, top right corner sheet margin imperforated block of four, invalidating perforation just touched frames of lower stamps, full OG, NH, VF, SC #Lin 37 Pd
N/A
722 **   265-68
1924, Lenin Mourning issue, 3k-20k, imperforated complete set in blocks of four, wide frame, nice margins, full OG, NH, VF, SC #27B-30B
sold
723 **   274 var
1924-25, definitive issue, worker 4k carmine, typo printing, vertical pair with double impression, full OG, NH, VF, SC #24 Ta
sold
724  275A
1923, definitive issue, peasant 50k brown, typo printing, enlarged margins imperforated single, nice quality, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF and rare, SC #26
N/A
725  275A
1923, definitive issue, imperforated plate proof of peasant 50k in brown, typo printing, horizontal pair printed on chalk-surfaced thin card, perfect condition, no gum as produced, NH, VF, SC #26
N/A