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Lots 735 - 808,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #79, September 14, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Net Price
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
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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)
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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
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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