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Lots 721 - 813,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #80, December 14, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
721 **   382-400
1927-28, definitive issue, 1k-80k, complete set of 15, seven of which with sheet margins, full OG, NH, mostly VF
95.00 
 
722 **   406-08, 480-82
1929-32, Vladimir Lenin and Karl Marx, two complete sets of three, first one on paper with watermark Lozenges, full OG, NH, F/VF
95.00 
 
723  411-12
1929, Pioneers' Assembly, 10k olive brown and 14k gray blue, complete set of two, each stamp of a part of perfin "Obrazets", nice and fresh, full OG, LH, VF
190.00 
 
724  411 var, b
1929, Pioneer's Assembly, 10k olive brown, two stamps with perforation 10 or 12 1/2x12x10 1/2x12 respectively, full OG, LH, F/VF
130.00 
 
725 **   420, a, var
1929, definitive issue, Vladimir Lenin 14k indigo, three values, perforation 12x12 1/2, 10 1/2 and 10 respectively, the last one is very scarce, full OG, NH, VF
240.00 
 
726  435
1930, Educational Exhibition, 10k olive green, a part of perfin "Obrazets" at the top, full OG, LH, VF
90.00 
 
727 **/*   456-67
1931-32, definitive issue, 1k-1r, imperforated complete set of nine, balanced margins all around, full OG, NH (4k and 1r) or LH/hinged, VF
140.00 
 
728 **   470-71, 470a
1932-33, Maxim Gorki, 15k brown and 35k ultra, complete set of two and imperforated single of 15k, full OG, NH, VF
95.00 
 
729  471 var
1933, Maxim Gorki, 35k ultra, bulge at the bottom of "1" at "1892", full OG, previously hinged, VF
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70.00 
 
730 **   472-78, var
1932-33, 15th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 3k- 35k, complete set of seven, stamp of 10k with perforation L12 1/2, full OG (slightly disturbed on 30k), NH, mostly VF
140.00 
 
731  487-88
1933, Leningrad Philatelic Exhibition, red surcharges 30k on 15k and 70k on 35k, complete set of two, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $325
95.00 
 
732  490/508
1933, Ethnographic issue, 2k-30k, set of 14 values, each stamp with a part of perfin "Obrazets", a few have perforation trimmed by scissors at one side, fresh quality unit, full OG, previously hinged, VF and very rare assemblage
950.00 
 
733 **   500
1933, Ethnographic issue, Russians, 15k orange, triple black handstamp on reverse reads: "Franklin D. Roosevelt. April, 1946. HR Harmer" confirming that the stamp was offered in action after the President Roosevelt death, full OG with minor usual waves, NH, VF
95.00 
 
734 **   514-16, 515 var
1933, Revolutionary Heroes, 1k-5k, complete set of three, in addition bottom sheet margin single of 3k with vertical position of watermark, full OG, NH, VF
90.00 
 
735  514-16
1933, Revolutionary Heroes, 1k-5k, complete set of three, each stamp with a part of perfin "Obrazets", stamp of 5k has perforation trimmed by scissors at the top and bottom, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF
240.00 
 
736  518
1933, Order of the Red Banner, 20k multicolored, a part of perfin "Obrazets" at the bottom, perforation trimmed by scissors on the left, full OG, NH, VF
90.00 
 
737 **   519-23
1933, Baku Commissars, 4k-35k, complete set of five, full original slightly uneven gum as always exists, NH, VF, C.v. $440
140.00 
 
738  519-23
1933, Baku Commissars, 4k-40k, complete set of five, each stamp with a part of perfin "Obrazets" placed horizontally, full original uneven gum, NH (35k) or LH/hinged (40k with a spot of gum flow), VF and rare in complete set
375.00 
 
739  523
1933, Baku Commissars, trial color perforated proof of 40k in purple, printed on watermarked Borders and Rosettes paper, fresh condition, gummed, VF
550.00 
 
740 **   524-28, 529-30
1934, Lenin Mausoleum and Ivan Fedorov, tow complete sets of five and two respectively, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $510
140.00 
 
741  531-32
1934, Sverdlov and Nogin, 10k ultra and 15k red, complete set of two, full OG, LH, F/VF, C.v. $227
95.00 
 
742  540-45
1934, First Decade without Lenin, 1k-30k, complete set of six, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $351
95.00 
 
743  545
1934, First Decade without Lenin, trial color proof of 30k in red carmine (issued color), perforation 11, separated by scissors, fresh, no gum, VF and scarce
950.00 
 
744  546-50
1935, Anti-War Propaganda issue, 5k-35k, complete set of five, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $547
140.00 
 
745 **   551-54
1935, Moscow Subway, 5k-20k, complete set of four, nicely centered, full OG (5k slightly yellowish gum), NH, VF, C.v. $815
240.00 
 
746  551-54
1935, Moscow Subway, 5k-20k, complete set of four, each stamp with a part of perfin "Obrazets", stamp of 5k has trimmed perforation at right by scissors, fresh condition, full OG, LH or hinged, VF and very scarce in complete set
475.00 
 
747  553
1935, Moscow Subway, imperforated trial color proof of 15k in green, jumbo margins single, perfect quality, full OG, LH, VF and scarce
1400.00 
 
748 **   555-58
1935, Friedrich Engels, 5k-20k, complete set of four, nice and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $230
95.00 
 
749 **   559-68
1935, Moscow Spartacist Games, 1k-40k, complete set of ten, very well level of preservation, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $925
275.00 
 
750 **   559-68
1935, Moscow Spartacist Games, 1k-40k, complete set in blocks of four, 2k slightly folded once along horizontal perforation, flawless quality otherwise, full OG, NH, VF and scarce set of multiples
7000.00 
 
751  564 var
1935, Spartacist Games, Bicycling 10k carmine and violet, wavy line in front of "CCCP" variety, full OG, VLH, VF
275.00 
 
752 **   566 var
1935, Spartacist Games, Skating 20k black brown and ultra, joined "Pochta" and "CCCP" variety, full OG, NH, VF
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95.00 
 
753  586
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, perforated (13 3/4) trial color proof of 5k in dark blue, printed on watermarked Borders and Rosettes paper, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
1400.00 
 
754  587
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, perforated (13 3/4) trial color proof of 10k in dark violet, printed on watermarked Borders and Rosettes paper, full OG, NH, VF and rare
1400.00 
 
755 **/*   588a var
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, three stamps of 15k in brown olive, olive brown (common) and red brown, all with perforation 11, full OG, NH (2) or VLH (red brown), VF
95.00 
 
756 **   590-95, 590A-94A
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 10k-1r and 10k-80k, two complete sets of six and five respectively, first one with perforation L12 1/2, the other one printed on ordinary paper with comb perforation 12x12 1/2, full OG, NH, mostly VF
140.00 
 
757 **   590B-95B
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 10k-1r, complete set of six, perforation L14x12 1/2, the high value with bottom right corner margin, full OG, NH, VF
95.00 
 
758 **   590D-91D
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 10k yellow brown and 20k bluish green, both with perforation L14, full OG, NH, F/VF
95.00 
 
759 **   596, 603a, var
1937, Alexander Pushkin and Architectural Projects, souvenir sheets, three of each, representing all existing types (without dot, extra dot, text shifts), full OG, NH, VF
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95.00 
 
760 **   597-604
1937, Architectural Projects, 3k-50k, complete set of eight, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $450
90.00 
 
761 **   598b
1937, Architectural Projects, 5k brownish red, vertical imperforated pair, short margin at the bottom, nice quality otherwise, full OG, NH, fine, C.v. $1,000
325.00 
 
762 **   600b
1937, Architectural Projects, 15k black, balanced ample margins imperforated single, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF
240.00 
 
763 **   606-09
1937, Feliks Dzerzhinsky, 10k-80k, complete set in unfolded blocks of four, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, VF
140.00 
 
764    606-09
1937, Feliks Dzerzhinsky, 10k-80k, complete set of four, used on registered pre-printed cover from Moscow to Berlin, German customs label and all appropriate markings, address is partly erased, still VF
95.00 
 
765 **   610/705
1938 Year, 14 complete issues, including North Pole and Trans-Atlantic Flights, Coat of Arms, Views of Crimea and Caucasus, Balloons and Planes, Sports and etc., the total 88 stamps, fresh quality, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SC.v.151,000P
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475.00 
 
766  610 var
1938, Shota Rustaveli, 20k deep green, left sheet margin single, imperforated on the left, neat top right corner cancellation, VF
240.00 
 
767 **   613A/19A
1937, definitive issue, 1k-50k, complete set of seven printed on paper without watermark, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, mostly VF
325.00 
 
768 **   615
1937, definitive issue, farm worker 4k claret, block of four printed on paper without watermark, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $500++
90.00 
 
769  615a
1937, definitive issue, farm worker 4k claret, bottom sheet margin imperforated single, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $950
275.00 
 
770 **   615A
1937, definitive issue, soldier 5k orange brown, full OG, NH and fine, C.v. $125
55.00 
 
771 **   616 var
1936, definitive issue, factory worker 10k dark blue, horizontal pair printed on paper without watermark, each stamp with full offset of the design on gum side, full OG, NH, VF
70.00 
 
772 **   616b
1936, definitive issue, factory worker 10k blue, vertical imperforated pair, enlarged margins all around, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
950.00 
 
773 **   616Ab
1937, definitive issue, worker 10k olive green, nice margins imperforated single, fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $2,850
750.00 
 
774 **   617 var
1936, definitive issue, farm worker 20k deep green, color variety, block of four with pre-printing paper fold on right stamps, resulting in frame on the left is completely broken, block has 10mm separation at the bottom, full OG,NH, VF, a common block of 20k green is enclosed
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140.00 
 
775 **   625/46
1938, North Pole Flight, both Trans-Atlantic Flights and Papanin's Expedition, four complete issues, the total is 15 stamps, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $323
95.00 
 
776    625-28
1938, 1st Trans-Polar Flight, 10k-80k, complete set of four used on illustrated registered cover from Moscow to Philadelphia, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF
65.00 
 
777 **/*   627a-28a
1938, North Pole Flight, 40k green and carmine, 80k carmine, set of two in horizontal imperforated pairs, enlarged margins, full OG, trace of hinge or NH (80k), VF, first one with Sanabria guarantee hs on reverse
1900.00 
 
778  629, 634 var
1938, 20th Anniversary of the Red Army, 10k and 80k, two stamps printed on ordinary paper, full OG, LH, VF, ex-V. Ustinovsky
70.00 
 
779  633 var
1938, 20th Anniversary of the Red Army, 50k black and red, right sheet margin example, imperforated on the right, CTO with full OG, VF
95.00 
 
780 **   635
1938, 20th Anniversary of the Red Army, 1r black and red, printed on thick paper, block of 40 (2x10+2x10) with vertical gutter in the middle, folded once between gutter and stamps at right, nice and fresh item, full OG, NH, VF
475.00 
 
781 **   636, var
1938, First Trans-Polar Flight, 10k black and red, bottom sheet margin block of four with watermark "1" on the edge, slightly folded along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF
240.00 
 
782 **   640-42, 642 var
1938, Second Trans-Polar Flight, 10k-50k, complete set of three, in addition stamp of 50k in large size 26.1x44mm, full OG, NH, VF
85.00 
 
783  642 var
1938, Second Trans-Polar Flight, 50k violet, blurry portrait of Mikhail Gromov due to defect of printing plate, CTO with full OG (LH), VF and an unusual item
90.00 
 
784 **   666-77
1938, Views of Crimea and Caucasus, 5k-1r, complete set of 12, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $400
140.00 
 
785  675 var
1938, View of Crimea, 50k black, large halo over the Black Sea variety, because of printing plate defect, full OG, previously hinged, VF, a common stamp is included
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95.00 
 
786 **   713/62, C76-76D
1939 Year, 12 complete issues, including soldier 15k with perforation 12 1/2 in horizontal pair, Lenin, Shevchenko, Lermontov, Agriculture Exhibition and more, the total is 59 stamps, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SC. v. 88,000P
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190.00 
 
787 **   734-38 var
1939, definitive issue, 5k-60k, complete set of five, perforation L12 1/2, including two stamps of 60k with raster vertical or horizontal diamonds, full OG, NH, VF
95.00 
 
788 **   735 var
1947, definitive issue, soldier 15k gray green, offset printing, left sheet margin single, imperforated on the left, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, VF
190.00 
 
789 **   736 var
1947, definitive issue, aviator 30k gray blue, offset printing, comb perforation 12x12 1/2, left sheet margin single, imperforated on the left, full OG, NH, VF
95.00 
 
790 **   763-816A
1940 Year, complete set of 67 stamps, representing ten complete issues with some extras, full OG, NH, VF, SC.v. 64,500P
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190.00 
 
791 **   788a
1940, Throwing the Grenade, 1r grayish green, comb perforation 12x12 1/2, perfect quality stamp, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $700
240.00 
 
792 **   817/59
1941-42 Years, 12 complete issues, including Industrialization, Red Army and Navy, Lenin Museum, Vassily Surikov, "Be a Hero!", People's Militia, Alisher Navoi and etc., the total is 46 stamps, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SC.v. 101,000P
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375.00 
 
793 **   824, 827
1941, Red Army and Navy, 5k violet and 20k red, two stamps with comb perforation in blocks of eight (4x2) with vertical gutter in the middle, one stamp of 20k has negligible natural inclusion, fresh and unfolded, full OG, NH, VF
95.00 
 
794 **   831A
1943, Marshal Star, 3r blue green, complete sheet of 100 (10x10), folded once along horizontal perforation, minor separation mostly on margin, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,000++
190.00 
 
795 **   840 var
1941, Nikolai Zhukovski, 50k brown violet, printed on horizontally laid paper, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF and very scarce unrecorded variety
475.00 
 
796 **   856
1941, "Be a Hero!", 30k carmine, unfolded block of four, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF
90.00 
 
797 **   859
1941, People's Militia, 30k blue, unfolded block of four, nice and fresh item, full OG, NH, VF
550.00 
 
798 **   867/1020, C77-81
1942-45 Years, 219 stamps and two souvenir sheets, representing 61 complete issues, fresh quality unit, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SC.v. $85,000P
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2, 3, 4
240.00 
 
799 **   909-10
1943, Ivan Turgenev, 30k blue green and 60k violet, complete set in top sheet margin blocks of four, post office fresh and unfolded, full OG, NH, VF
240.00 
 
800 **   921-58, C77-81
1944 Year, 14 complete sets in blocks of four, the total of 47 blocks (less Repin, imperforated set for completion), many with sheet margins, nice and mainly unfolded, full OG, NH, VF
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2, 3, 4
325.00 
 
801  918 var
1944, 25th Anniversary of the Youth Communist League, trial printing of 30k brown and dark red with added gold color, CTO with OG, VF
95.00 
 
802  921 var
1944, Day of the United Nations, trial printing of 60k multicolored with added gold color, full OG, LH, VF and scarce
130.00 
 
803  931 var
1944, 20th Anniversary of the death of Lenin, 30k orange and carmine, bottom sheet margin single, imperforated at the bottom, CTO with full OG, VF
95.00 
 
804 **   933 var
1944, 20th Anniversary of the death of Lenin, 45k gray black, right sheet margin example, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF
190.00 
 
805 **   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
95.00 
 
806 **   959 var
1944, Liberation of Leningrad, 30k greenish black, souvenir sheet of four, text at the top and bottom with double impression, which in addition significantly shifted to the top, minimal usual gum waves, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF and very rare, P. Buchsbayew certificate, SC Block 4 var
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3750.00 
 
807 **   960/1020
1945 Year, complete set of 22 issues in blocks of four, the total of 72 mainly unfolded blocks, many with sheet margins, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF
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2, 3, 4
375.00 
 
808 **   970 var
1945, Victory at Stalingrad, 3r brown and red, souvenir sheet of four, red color is significantly shifted to the right, full OG, NH, VF
140.00 
 
809  986A var
1945, Motherhood Medal, 1r black brown on green, network is significantly shifted to the left, full OG, hinged, VF
65.00 
 
810 **   998 var
1945, Soviet Fighter "LA 7", 1r vermilion, a single from damaged printing plate with completely blurry text at the top and bottom, full OG, NH, VF and rare error
275.00 
 
811 **   992A-I, 1021/100
1946 Year, complete set of 21 issues in blocks of four, including Military Airplanes of "kop" denominations, the total of 80 blocks, many with sheet margins, nice condition, full OG, NH, VF
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2, 3, 4
475.00 
 
812 **   992A var
1946, Soviet Fighter "Yakovlev 3", 5k violet, left sheet margin vertical pair with pre-printing stripe of foreign paper adhesion on reverse for original paper reinforcement, causing vertical band on the face, full OG,NH, VF and extremely rare, SC #938 var
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275.00 
 
813 **   1021/182
1946-47 Years, 210 stamps and three souvenir sheets, representing 50 complete issues, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SC.v. 90,000P
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2, 3, 4, 5
325.00