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Lots 741 - 804,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #78, May 31, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Net Price
741    
1926, registered large size cover from Kiev to Jena (Germany), franked by two definitive values, including 8k brown olive over "Sovtorgflot" postal advertising label (second issue, which is scarce), arrival ds on reverse, vertical fold and some wearing, still fine
sold
742  298-301 var
1925, Lenin Mausoleum, 7k-40k, perforated complete set of four printed on thick (over 0.1mm) paper, nicely centered, full original creamy gum, LH, VF, SC #72A-75A
N/A
743 **   323 var
1925, definitive issue, worker 2r green and rose, printed on watermarked paper, perforation 12, full offset of the design on gum side, top right corner sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, SC #95 var
sold
744  326-27
1925, Academy of Sciences, perforated proofs of 3k in brown and 15k in olive green (issued colors), printed on thick paper without watermark, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, SC #102-03 fn
sold
745  326
1925, Academy of Sciences, imperforated plate proof of 3k in brown (issued color), printed on yellow gray paper with security text on reverse, black of four, with enlarged side margins, no gum as produced, NH, VF and scarce multiple
sold
746 **   SC #0120-27
1926, definitive issue, 7k-5r, imperforated complete set of eight printed on white improved paper, nice margins, full OG, NH, VF
sold
747 **   342-44
1926, Vladimir Lenin, 1r-3r, complete set of three, printed on watermarked "Borders and Rosettes" paper, full OG, NH, VF, SC #128-30
sold
748 **   353, a
1927, red surcharge 8k on Aleksandr Popov 7k blue, block of six (3x2), middle stamp in the top row with inverted "8" variety, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC #211, Ka
sold
749  363a
1927, inverted surcharge (type I) 8k on 8k green, typo printing on paper without watermark, Stary Oskol postal cancellation, fresh quality, VF and extremely rare, expertized by Dr. Jemtschoujin, the stamp is not listed in Russian Specialized Cats
N/A
750 **   369 var
1927, inverted surcharge (type II) 8k on 7k orange, typo printing on watermarked paper, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, SC #177 II Ta, C.v. 40,000rub
sold
751 **   374c
1927, Dr. Zamenhof, 14k bright green and brown, vertical imperforated pair, nice margins all around, full OG, NH, VF, dealer's guarantee hs on reverse, SC #184 Pa
sold
752  377
1927, 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution, imperforated proof of 7k in myrtle green, printed on watermarked Borders and Rosettes paper, balanced margins, full OG, NH, VF, SC #204
sold
753 **   386 var
1927, second definitive issue, peasant 5k brown, full offset of the design on gum side, top left corner sheet margin block of ten (5x2), offset of marginal control line as well, horizontal invalidating perforation, full OG, NH, VF, SC #190 var
N/A
754 SB   383, 386, 391

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1928, South Department of Postal Communications, incomplete 1rub booklet (2k x2, 5k x2, 10k x1), black text on white cardboard, slight traces of rust from staple, nice quality item, VF and rare even incomplete item
N/A
755  411 var, b
1929, Pioneers' Assembly, 10k olive brown, two stamps with perforation L10 or 12 1/2x12x10 1/2x12, full OG, first one is LH, the other one - NH, VF, SC #226A, G
170.00
756  429a
1929, Iron Furnace, 20k green, perforation L10 3/4 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, exceptional quality single, full OG, VLH, VF and rare, N. Mandrovski and A. Zverev certificates, SC #247A
sold
757    485-86
1932, Moscow Philatelic Exhibition, maximum card representing Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow on front with complete set of two stamps affixed on reverse and tied by Exhibition postmark, minor perforation soiling, still VF
sold
758 **/*   487-88
1933, Leningrad Philatelic Exhibition, red surcharges 30k on 15k black brown and 70k on 35k ultra, complete set of two, full OG, NH or LH (70k/35k), VF, owner's hs on reverse, SC #315-16
N/A
759  489-509
1933, Ethnographic issue, 1k-35k, complete set of 21, nice quality, full OG, LH, mostly VF, SC #317-37
sold
760 **   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, SC #338-40, 339w
115.00
761  518
1933, Order of the Red Banner, trial printing of 20k multicolored with perforation L9 1/2, nicely centered and choice stamp, full original uneven gum as always exists, VF, SC #344A
sold
762  519 var
1933, Baku Commissars, 4k brown, top margin (somewhat trimmed) single, imperforated at the top, CTO with full OG, VF, SC #345 Pa
N/A
763  519
1933, Baku Commissars, trial color perforated proof of 4k in red, perforation 13 3/4, printed on watermarked Borders and Rosettes paper, gummed, VF, SC #345
sold
764 **   521, var
1933, Baku Commissars, 20k purple, bottom sheet margin vertical pair with control cross and pinhole on the edge, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF, a gorgeous item, SC #347 Pc
sold
765  523
1933, Baku Commissars, trial color perforated proof of 40k in purple, perforation 13 3/4, printed on watermarked Borders and Rosettes paper, gummed, VF, SC #349
N/A
766 **   524-28, 529-30
1934, Lenin Mausoleum and Ivan Fedorov, two complete sets of five and two respectively, nice centering for these difficult stamps, full OG, NH, VF, SC #360-64, 365-66
sold
767  528 var
1934, Lenin Mausoleum, 35k brown, a single imperforated at the bottom (trimmed margin), slight toned spot, full OG, previously hinged, VF appearance, SC #364 Pb
N/A
768  531-32
1934, Sverdlov and Nogin, 10k and 15k, complete set of two, nicely centered for this difficult issue, full OG, previously hinged, VF, SC #367-68
sold
769  540-45
1934, First Decade without Lenin, 1k-30k, complete set of six, full OG (5k - expertly regummed), LH or previously hinged, VF, SC #381-86
sold
770 **   546-50
1935, Anti-War Propaganda issue, 5k-35k, complete set of five, the low value has enlarged top and bottom margins, post office fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF, SC #387-91
sold
771  546-50
1935, Anti-War Propaganda issue, 5k-35k, complete set of five, nicely centered, full OG, previously hinged, VF
sold
772 **   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 multiples, SC #406-15, C.v. 950,000 rub=US $15,800
N/A
773  559-68
1935, Moscow Spartacist Games, 1k-40k, complete set of ten, full OG, previously hinged, VF, SC #406-15
sold
774  564 var
1935, Bicycling, 10k rose red and violet, wavy line in front of "CCCP" variety, CTO with full OG (LH), VF, SC #411 var
sold
775  576
1935, Mikhail Kalinin, trial color proof of 20k in black, perforation 10 3/4 (truncated by scissors), pen stroke on the left margin, otherwise fresh, gummed, VF and scarce, a common stamp in dark brown is enclosed, SC #428
sold
776 **/*   584-85, 588 var
1936, Pioneers Helping Post, 2k, 3k and 15k with perforation 14, each one printed on "cotton" paper with design absorbed through, full OG, NH (2k and 3k) or LH, VF, SC #436A/40A
115.00
777 **/*   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, SC #440, var
170.00
778 **   590-95
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 10k-1r, complete set of six, perforation L12 1/2, nicely centered, full OG, NH, VF, SC #445-50
sold
779 **   590A-94A
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 10k-80k, two complete sets of five with comb perforation 12 1/2x12, printed on grayish or white ordinary paper, the last one has four stamps with sheet margins, minor usual full original gum waves, NH,VF, SC #445-49, var
sold
780 **   590A-94A, 590B-95B
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 10k-80k, two complete sets of five or six, comb perforation 12½x12 or L14x12½, printed on ordinary or chalk-surfaced paper, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, VF, SC #445-449, 445A-50A
sold
781 **   590D, 592D, 592E
1937, Alexander Pushkin, 10k and 40k with perforation 14, in addition stamp of 40k with perforation 11, the last one with Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC #447C, 445D, 447D
sold
782    593C, 595C
1937, Alexander Pushkin, five values with perforation 11x12½, including chemically treated 1r in light blue instead of green, used on registered special delivery cover from Moscow to England (Barry's correspondence)in 1949, blue crayon marking on front and reverse as typical for incoming items to UK, mostly VF and an interesting item
sold
783  596
1937, Alexander Pushkin, souvenir sheet of two, specimen typo overprint at the top in black, the text reads: "Fevral' 1937 g. Zakaz No 1108" (February 1937. Order #1108), full OG, NH, VF and very rare. We sold the similar specimen sheet with the same text in red in our Auction #16 in 2003 for $850, scan of which is shown
sold
784 **   599b
1937, Architectural Projects, 10k dark brown, balanced margins imperforated single, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, SC #462 Pa
sold
785  600b
1937, Architectural Projects, 15k black, bottom sheet margin imperforated single, short margin on the right and marginal crease away from the stamp, full OG, VLH, fine, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, SC #463 Pa
sold
786 **   615
1937, definitive issue, farm worker 4k claret, printed on paper without watermark, block of four, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC #455
115.00
787  616A imp
1937, definitive issue, worker 10k olive green, imperforated single printed on paper without watermark, ample margins enlarged at the top and bottom, full OG, VLH, VF, SC #457 Pa
sold
788 **   629-35, var
1938, 20th Anniversary of the Red Army, 10k-1r, two complete sets printed on white and yellowish paper (both 80k on yellowish paper), fresh, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SC #490-96, var
sold
789  632-33 var
1938, 20th Anniversary of the Red Army, 40k and 50k, two values printed on ordinary paper, full or large part of OG (50k), LH or previously hinged, VF, SC #493B-94B
sold
790 **   635
1938, 20th Anniversary of the Red Army, 1r black and red, complete sheet of 100 (50+50) with vertical gutter in the middle, marginal faults and seven stamps on the left are defected, still full OG, NH, F/VF, priced as gutter block of20, which is in nice condition
575.00
791 **   636-39, 640-42, 678-86
1938, First and Second Trans-Polar Flights, Balloons and Airplanes, three complete issues, the total is 16 stamps, nice condition, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SC #497- 500, 501 -03, 538-46
sold
792 **   636, var
1938, First Trans-Polar Flight, 10k black and red, bottom sheet margin block of four with watermark "1" on the edge, "broken flag" on all stamps, slightly folded along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF, SC #497 var
345.00
793 **   640-42, 642 var
1938, Second Trans-Polar Flight, 10k-50k, complete set of three, in addition 50k of large size 26.1x44mm, full OG, NH, VF, SC #501-03, 503 var
115.00
794  642 var
1938, Second Trans-Polar Flight, 50k violet, broken portrait of Mikhail Gromov due to defect of printing plate, CTO with full OG (LH), VF and a spectacular item
170.00
795 **   647-58
1937-38, Arms of the Soviet Union and Republics, complete set of 12, many with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF, SC #481, 504-14
sold
796 **   666-77
1938, Views of Crimea and Caucasus, 5k-1r, complete set of 12, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC #526-37
sold
797 **   678-86
1938, Balloons and Airplanes, 10k-1r, complete set of nine, full OG, NH, F/VF, SC #538-46
sold
798 **   698-705
1938, Sports issue, 5k-80k, complete set of eight, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SC #558-65
sold
799 **   698-705
1938, Sports issue, 5k-80k, complete set in blocks of four, most with sheet margins, 5k with four tip separation on the left, top right stamp of 10k has tiny natural paper inclusion, post office fresh and unfolded otherwise, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiples
sold
800  713a
1939, definitive issue, steel founder 15k blue, balanced margins imperforated single, full OG, LH, VF, SC #576 Pa
sold
801 **   734a/38a var
1939, definitive issue, 5k-30k, complete set of three, typo printing and Coat of Arms 60k carmine, raster vertical diamonds, all with perforation L12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF, SC #578A, 606A-08A
sold
802 **   738 var
1939, definitive issue, Coat of Arms 60k lilac rose, perforation L12 1/2, raster vertical diamonds, block of four, full OG, NH, VF, SC #578(1) A
sold
803 **   772-75
1940, Arctic Voyage of Ice-Breaker "Georgy Sedov", 15k-1r, complete set in unfolded blocks of six, block of 30k separated vertically between first and second rows, full OG, NH, VF, SC #636-39
N/A
804 **   778 var
1940, Vladimir Mayakovski, 60k dark violet, comb perforation, raster horizontal diamonds, full OG, NH, fine and scarce single, SC #642(1) A
sold