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Lots 814 - 951,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #79, September 14, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Net Price
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
Click here to see enlarged fragment
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
Click here to see enlarged fragment
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
Click here to see enlarged fragment
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
Click here to see enlarged fragment 1, Click here to see enlarged fragment 2
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
Click here to see Part 2
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
876 */U   

Collection in Large Blue Album

1923-38, 665 mint or used stamps neatly arranged on pages, representing many valuable mint sets throughout, such as Ethnographic, Lenin Mausoleum, Mendeleyev issues, nice and powerful air post material with Chelyuskin Rescue set and a lot more, we mention occasional toning on some stamps, nice and fresh looking unit, full OG, LH/hinged or used, F/VF, SC.v. 650,000P
Click the numbers below to see additional images:
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40
sold
877 **   596/859, C75a

Selection of Blocks and Souvenir Sheets

1937-41, souvenir sheets of Pushkin, Architecture, Aviation Exhibition, blocks of four - Dzerzhinsky Chekhov, Sedov Expedition, People's Militia (bottom stamps hinged)and several others, nice quality (blocks are unfolded), full OG, NH, VF, SC.v. 313,800P
Click the numbers below to see additional images:
2, 3, 4
sold
878 **   1539/755

Assembly of Best Sets

1951-55, 98 mint never hinged stamps, representing 30 complete issues, including Russian Scientists, Stockholm Conference, Czechoslovakia, Stalin Constitution and much more, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SC.v. 63,900P
Click here to see Part 2
sold
879 **   1254/3023, var

Group of Better Singles, Pairs and Blocks

1948-65, Sports issue of 1948, including complete set in pairs with raster square, Subway of 1952 in unfolded strips of original and reprint, "bottle" variety in block, Riccione overprint incomplete sheet and issues on aluminum foil, including pairs of two different printings, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC.v. 26,300P++
Click here to see Part 2, Click here to see Part 3
sold
880 **   1789/2631A

Valuable Collection of Blocks and Souvenir Sheets

1956 -62, 427 blocks of four and 31 souvenir sheets, representing over 180 mainly complete issues, some duplication (16 pieces of 1962 Space souvenir sheet -four vertical strips of four), a lot of better items throughout, practically all blocks are unfolded, post office fresh overall, full OG, NH, VF, SC.v. $265,300P
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28
sold
881  1145a, 1518-25

Two Better Items

1947-50, Jubilee of Moscow, 3r multicolored, souvenir sheet of the type I and Skyscrapers, complete set of eight, both with full/large part of OG, LH or hinged (souvenir sheet), VF, SC Block 10 I, 1489-96
sold
882 **   5058/644a

Selection of Modern Miniature Sheets

1982-88, Space, Arctic, Olympics, Soccer, New Years and etc., 28 different miniature sheets of 16 or 8 from 18 issues, perfect quality unit, full OG, NH, VF, SC.v. $1,706
Click the numbers below to see additional images:
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
345.00
883 **/*   816/4513 var

Collection of Perforation Errors

1940-76, 24 beautiful items, including singles, pairs, strips and blocks of four, each one with double or partial double vertical or horizontal perforation, individually priced from $50 to$100,we mention two pieces with disturbed gum, nice quality overall, full OG, NH or LH (4) and one CTO, VF
Click here to see Part 2
N/A
884 **   3720/5668 var

Selection of Color Shade Varieties

1970-88, 22 pair of stamps and three pairs of souvenir sheets, representing distinctly different shade of colors, nice and very unusual offering, full OG, NH, VF
Click the numbers below to see additional images:
2, 3, 4
170.00
885    684/982

Postal History Group

1939-45, four covers addressed to USA, franked by various commemorative stamps, presenting complete sets of Saltykov-Schedrin, Lermontov and Chernyshevski, three with arrival markings, minor conveyance flaws possible, nice and fresh unit, mostly VF
Click here to see Part 2, Click here to see Part 3
sold
886 **   6587 imp

Numbers after description by Specialized Cat. "Postage Stamps of Russian Federation of 1992-2017", editor E. Mareskin

2000, Holocaust, 2r multicolored, top right corner sheet margin imperforated block of four, full OG, NH, VF, Cat. #583A
sold
887 **   6589, var
2000, Europa issue, 7r multicolored, side margin horizontal strip of ten, imperforated between seventh and eighth stamps, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, Cat. #585, var
sold
888 **   6708 imp
2002, Anatoly Sobchak, Major of St. Petersburg, 3.25r multicolored, top left corner sheet margin imperforated block of four, full OG, NH, VF, Cat. #775A
170.00
889 **   6975 var
2006, Stadium "Luzhniki", 6r multicolored, double impression of black (typo) color - bottom inscription and denomination, top sheet margin vertical pair, full OG, NH, VF, Cat. #1115 var
345.00
890  7033
2007, Cosmodrome Plesetsk, 12r multicolored, uncut proof pane containing vertical pair of imperforated souvenir sheets, control angles and crosses on margins, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare, only several other uncut pairs are existing, Cat. #1185A
sold
891 **   7039 var
2007, Russian Regions, Altai Kray, 7r multicolored, rose color omitted variety, top sheet margin vertical pair, full OG, NH, VF, Cat. #1190 var
sold
892 **   7041 var
2007, Russian Regions, Rostov Oblast, (7r) multicolored, rose color omitted variety - top and bottom inscription and denomination, top sheet margin vertical pair, full OG, NH, VF, Cat. #1195 var
sold
893 **   7046-48 imp
2007, WWF issue, Crane, Snow Leopard and Bison, 5r-7r, imperforated complete set in corner margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, Cat. #1202-04A
460.00
894 **   7055 var
2007, Arctic Deep Sea Exploration, 8r multicolored, three-side margin vertical strip of four stamps and two labels, bottom part placed upside down, omitted black (typo) color variety , full OG, NH, VF, Cat. #1214-15 var
sold
895  7062
2008, 450th Anniversary of the City of Astrakhan, perforated proof with denomination of 8r instead of 9r for issued stamp and perforation L12 1/4 instead of comb 11 3/4, right sheet margin single, full OG, NH, VF and rare, Cat. #1221
sold
896 **   7067, var
2008, Europa issue, 8r multicolored, three-side margin horizontal strip of six, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, Cat. #1230, var
575.00
897 **   7068 var
2008, Inauguration of President Medvedev, 7r multicolored, miniature sheet of four, which had been issued only for a Souvenir Booklet commemorating Inauguration, two sheets in uncut vertical pair, full OG,NH, VF and extremely rare, only a few such pairs survived, Cat. #1231 var
sold
898 **   7124 var
2009, Ernesto "Che" Guevara, 10r multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, top right corner sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, Cat. #1298 var
sold
899 **   7184 var
2009, Traffic Safety, 9r multicolored, magenta color omitted, top sheet margin vertical pair, full OG, NH, VF, Cat. #1374 var
sold
900 **   7186, var
2009, 200th Anniversary of the Russian Department of Transportation, 9r multicolored, side margin horizontal strip of six, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, Cat. #1377, var
sold
901 **   7247 var
2010, Space Flight of Dogs Belka and Strelka, 10r multicolored, gray (offset) color strongly shifted to the right, top sheet margin vertical pair, full OG, NH, VF, Cat. #1455 var
sold
902 SB   7623a

Souvenir Booklets

2015, 70th Anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War, Armored Train, 17r multicolored, miniature sheet of four with central special cancellation in red, inside red cover booklet with gold lettering, perfect quality, VF and rare, only 600 booklets were produced
Click here to see the booklet
N/A
903 SB   7706
2015, "New Year", 35r multicolored with added silver foil, souvenir sheet of one and two FDC of Moscow and St. Petersburg, mounted inside souvenir booklet, perfect quality, VF, this souvenir sheet was issued for presentation purposes in very limited quantity
Click here to see the FDC , Click here to see the souvenir booklet
N/A
904 SB   
2018, Inauguration of President Vladimir Putin, souvenir sheet of 22r multicolored, housed in blue souvenir booklet with pre-printed President Standard along with commemorative envelope, fresh, VF and scarce
Click here to see the envelope, Click here to see the souvenir booklet
N/A
905 SB W  
2018, Inauguration of President Vladimir Putin, five examples of souvenir booklet, each one containing souvenir sheet of 22r multicolored and commemorative envelope, all are in nice quality, VF
Click here to see the booklet, Click here to see the envelope
N/A
906  B5-8, a, b
1914, World War I Postal Charity issue, 1+1k-10+1k, three complete sets printed on colored paper, perforation 11 1/2, 12 1/2 and 13 1/2 respectively, full OG, mainly LH, VF, SC #126-29, A. B
sold
907  B5-8, B9-12
1914-15, World War I Postal Charity issue, 1+1k-10+1k, two complete sets of four with black or dark blue overprint "Obrazets", printed on colored or white paper, in addition stamp of 3+1k with perforation 12 1/2, full OG, NH or LH (3), VF
sold
908  B9c-12c
1915, World War I Postal Charity issue, 1+1k-10k+1k, imperforated complete set of four, printed on white paper, balanced margins all around, full OG, LH, VF, each value with E. Eichenthal guarantee hs, SC #130-33 Pa
sold
909  B15a+186c
1921, Volga Famine Relief issue 2250r carmine and two RSFSR definitive stamps of 1000r carmine, vertical se- tenant block with horizontal gutter in the middle, printed on thin paper, full OG, LH at the top, VF and extremely rare
sold
910 **   B29
1922, "Philately for the Children", black overprint on imperforated 1k orange, the second printing, position 10 of 25-stamp setting, full OG, NH, VF, expert's hs on reverse, SC #048
sold
911 **   B36, var
1922, "For the Hungry", Mail Train, no value indicated in light blue, two blocks of four on paper of different thickness, top left stamp of each block with "Р.Г.Ф.С.Р." variety, full OG, NH, VF, SC #56, Ka
115.00
912 **   B38
1923, "Philately for the Labor", bronze surcharge "1r +1r"on 10r brown and black, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, expertized by Z. Mikulski, N. Mandrovski certificate, SC #95
sold
913  B38
1923, "Philately for the Labor", red trial surcharge "1r+1r" on 10r brown and black, full OG, hinged, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate, SC #96 Tc
sold
914 **/*   B39-41
1923, "Philately for the Labor", set of four values, including gold surcharge "1r+1r", "2r+2r" on ordinary and thin paper, in addition two inverted surcharges 7500r on 250r violet, printed on ordinary and chalky paper, full OG,NH (#B39 and B41) or LH, VF, most signed by Z. Mikulski or with Soviet Philatelic guarantees
sold
915  B39, var
1923, "Philately for the Labor", two stamps with gold surcharge "1r+1r" on 10r black and brown, first one without a dot after first "r", the other one with double frame at the top, full OG, previously hinged, VF, SC #96Ka, Kd
sold
916  B39 var
1923, "Philately for the Labor", gold overinked (looks double) surcharge "1r+1r" on 10r brown and black, appropriate Moscow cancellation, VF and scarce variety in used condition
sold
917  B40b
1923, "Philately for the Labor", inverted bronze surcharge 2r+2r on 250r violet, printed on ordinary paper, full OG, VLH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, SC #97 Tb
sold
918  B41
1923, "Philately for the Labor", red trial surcharge "4r+4r" on 5000r violet, full OG, LH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
sold
919    B39-41
1923, "Philately for the Labor", set of four values (no bronze "1r+1r" and silver surcharges) used on First Day Cover, sent by registered mail in Moscow, tied by appropriate "1.5.1923" ds, postmarked on arrival, VF, SC #95-98
sold
920  B42
1923, "Philately for the Labor", silver surcharge "4r+4r" on 5000r violet, First Day cancellation "1.5.23" on a piece, fresh, VF, SC #99
sold
921    B54-57
1930, Child Welfare, two complete sets of two, used on two postcards picturing MS "Europa", each one additionally franked on reverse by Revolution of 1905 set of three, appropriate markings, VF
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115.00
922 **   C1
1922, red Airplane overprint on 45r green and black, right sheet margin vertical gutter pair, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, SC #64 var
sold
923    C1
November 29-December 6, 1922, red Airplane overprint on 45k used together with 27 other values (16 on reverse) on pre-printed registered flown cover from Moscow to Berlin, German boxed marking "Mit Luftpost",Berlin arrival "6.12.22" ds, mostly VF
sold
924  C4a
1923, "Fokker F-III", 5r green, wide "5" variety, usual gum bend, fresh and nice single, full OG, LH, VF and very rare, only 50 stamps were printed, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, Z. Mikulski certificate, SC #011 II
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N/A
925 **   C12-13, a
1930, Zeppelin issue, 40k dark blue and 80k carmine, two complete sets of two, perforation 12 1/2 and 10 1/2 respectively, nicely centered, full OG, NH, VF, SC #258- 59, A
sold
926 **   C12 var
1930, Zeppelin issue, 40k dark blue, perforation 12 1/2, left sheet margin single, blue spot over "ч" in "Почта" variety (position 40), full OG, NH, VF
sold
927 **   C20-24, C22a
1931, Airships, 10k-1r, complete set in blocks of four, including 20k pale red, all with comb perforation, block of 15k folded once along vertical perforation, post office fresh quality unit, full OG, NH, VF, SC #271A-74A, 273Aa
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sold
928  C41
1934, Civil Aviation, left sheet margin imperforated trial color proof of 10k in green (issued color, in fact imperforated single), printed on watermarked Borders and Rosettes paper, full OG, NH, VF, SC #356
N/A
929  C42
1934, Civil Aviation, imperforated trial color proof of 20k in violet, printed on watermarked paper, enlarged margins, full OG, LH, VF, SC #357
690.00
930  C53-57
1934, Airships, 5k-30k, complete set of five, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, SC #376-80
sold
931 **   C58-67
1935, Chelyuskin Rescue, 1k-50k, complete set of ten, nicely centered and post office fresh, full original white gum, NH, VF, SC #392-401
sold
932  C58-67
1935, Chelyuskin Rescue, 1k-50k, complete set of ten, nice condition, full OG, LH, VF, SC #392-401
sold
933 **   C65
1935, Chelyuskin Rescue, Vassily Molokov, 30k dark green, the "key" value of a set, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC #399, C.v. 98,000P
sold
934 **   C68
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, surcharge position 3 of 25-stamp setting, tiny violet ink spots on the face, otherwise excellent quality single, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, SC #420
sold
935  C68
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, position 21 of 25-stamp setting, full OG, LH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee on reverse, SC #420
sold
936    C68
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, position 2 (no leg of "p" in "Франциско"), used on registered Express Mail cover from Moscow to Berlin, tied by Moscow Post Office No.9"19.9.35" ds, postmarked on arrival "21.9.35", VF "Rosenberg" cover
sold
937 **   C68b
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, position 8 with small "f" in San Francisco variety, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, SC #420 Ka
sold
938  C69b
1937, Aviation Exhibition, 10k yellow brown and black, vertical pair imperforated between stamps, neatly cancelled, fresh, VF and rare, SC #473 Pe, C.v. 250,000P
N/A
939  C72a
1937, Aviation Exhibition, 40k violet and black, vertical strip of four imperforated between second and third stamps, CTO with full OG (middle pair is NH), VF, expertized by Z. Mikulski, SC #476 Pa
sold
940 **   C75a, var
1937, Aviation Exhibition, 1r black brown and buff, three souvenir sheets of four, representing three different major varieties - hole in denomination, retouched stripe, shift of black color, all are fresh, full OG, NH, VF, SC Block 3, Ka, var
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460.00
941 **   C95-96, var
1955, North Pole - Moscow Flight, red overprint on definitive stamps of 1r and 2r, complete set in blocks of six (2x3), left middle stamp of each block without dash variety, full OG, NH, VF
sold
942 **   C96 var
1955, North Pole - Moscow Flight, red overprint significantly shifted to the bottom on Airplane stamp of 2r black and yellow green, block of four with perforation L12 1/2, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is included, SC #1756A var
sold
943 **   CO1-2

Air Post Official stamps

1922, red surcharges 12m on Consular fee stamp of 2.25r (type I) and 24m on 3r (type II), full OG, NH, VF, both with Soviet Philatelic guarantees on reverse, SC #SI5-6
sold
944 **   CO8
1922, red surcharge 1200m on Consular fee stamp of 3r, type I, position 22 of 25-stamp setting, excellent condition, full OG, NH, VF, expertized by A. Diena, G. Buhler, Raritan Stamps guarantee, SC #SI12
sold
945    Standard #PE2
1924, tax stamp with black surcharge 3k on Insurance stamp of 3r red on green network, tied by seven-line official cachet (signed by Feodor Chuchin), used on reverse of registered philatelic exchange cover from Moscow to France, bearing 13 definitive stamps (block of ten on reverse), all appropriate markings and arrival ds, mostly VF
sold
946    Standard #PE6
1927, two tax stamps with black surcharge 5k on Postal Charity stamp of 1+1k red and dark green, tied by seven- line official cachet, used on reverse of registered philatelic exchange cover from Kiev and Moscow to Germany, franked by Jubilee of October Revolution stamp of 28k brown on front, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, mostly VF
sold
947    Standard #PE10
1925, tax stamp with black surcharge 50k on Postal Charity stamp of 1+1k orange and gray, tied by seven-line official cachet, used on reverse of registered philatelic exchange cover from Kharkov and Moscow to Sofia, franked by definitive stamp of 40k slate on front, postmarked on arrival, mostly VF
115.00
948    Standard #PE14
1929, tax stamp with black surcharge 5k on 100r orange, tied by eight-line official cachet, used on reverse of registered philatelic exchange cover from Moscow to Hanover, franked by three stamps of 2nd definitive issue on front, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, some discoloration did not detract, F/VF
90.00
949 **   Standard #PE19
1931, 5th (auxiliary) issue, black handstamp 10k over black surcharge 25k on 300r green, left margin block of four, usual rough perforation, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple (guaranteed genuine)
860.00
950 **   Standard #PE19 var
1931, 5th (auxiliary) issue, inverted black handstamp 10k over black surcharge 25k on 300r green, horizontal pair, usual rough perforation, full OG, NH, VF and rare in pair (guaranteed genuine)
sold
951 **   Standard #PE20-21
1932, 6th issue, black surcharges 10k and 5k on "Sword Breaking Chain" 70k brown, horizontal se-tenant pair, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs on reverse
230.00