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Lots 814 - 951,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #78, May 31, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Net Price
814 **   852-55
1941-42, Lenin Museum, 15k-1r, complete set of four, stamp of 45k with comb perforation, full OG, NH, VF, SC #715-18
sold
815 **   859
1941, People's Militia, 30k blue, right sheet margin block of four, folded along horizontal perforation, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC #727
sold
816 **   876 var
1942, Sewing Equipment for the Army, 45k red, bottom sheet margin single, imperforated at the bottom, minor perforation foxing, fresh quality otherwise, full OG, NH, VF, SC #741 Pa
sold
817 **   907-08
1943, Tehran Conference, 30k and 3r, complete set of two in sheets of 100 (10x10), folded once along vertical perforation, minor marginal separations, full OG, NH, VF, SC #784-85, C.v. 33,000 rub
Click here to see Part 2
sold
818 **   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, SC #786-87
290.00
819 **   916-20
1943-44, 25th Anniversary of the Youth Communist League, 15k-2r, complete set of five in sheets of 100 (10x10) or 110 (10x11, 30k), folded ones along horizontal perforation, some separations, mostly on margins, full OG, NH, VF, SC #779-83, C.v. 121,200 rub
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2, 3, 4, 5
sold
820 **   921-22
1944, Day of the United Nations, 60k and 3r, complete set of two in sheets of 100, folded once along horizontal perforation, insignificant marginal separations, full OG, NH, VF, SC #810-11, C.v. 30,000 rub
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sold
821 **   921 var
1944, Day of the United Nations, 3r multicolored with black instead of dark blue background, which is close to background of 60k value, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, SC #810 var
sold
822 **   938-41, A
1944, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, 30k-3r, perforated and imperforated complete sets of four, sheets of 100 (10x10), imperforated sheet of 3r has corner crease affecting three stamps, perforated sheets are folded once with minor edge separations, fresh, full OG, NH, VF, SC #823-30, C.v. 60,000 rub
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
sold
823 **   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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N/A
824  960A
1945, Medal for Partisan of the Patriotic War, 15k black on green network, bottom left corner margin horizontal pair, background is partly omitted at the bottom, CTO with full OG (NH), VF, SC #854 var
sold
825 **   971-73
1945, Military Orders, 1r-3r, complete set of three in sheets of 50 (10x5), folded once along vertical perforation, fresh, full OG, NH, VF, SC #868-70, C.v. 22,500 rub
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sold
826 **   984-86
1945, Motherhood Glory Orders, 20k-60k, complete set of three in sheets of 50 (10x5), post office fresh and unfolded, full OG, NH, VF, SC #892-94, C.v. 21,000 rub
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sold
827  986A var
1945, Motherhood Medal, 1r black brown on green, network is dramatically shifted to the left, full OG, hinged, VF, SC #918 var
85.00
828 **   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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345.00
829 **   993 var
1945, Soviet Bomber "PE-8", 1r gray black, bottom sheet margin single, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, SC #898 Pa
N/A
830  1028 var
1946, Soviet Elections, Arms of the Soviet Union, 60k black green, top sheet margin vertical pair, imperforated at the top and between stamps, neat cancellation, VF, SC #934 Pb
sold
831 **   1080a
1947, 25th Anniversary of Soviet Postage stamps, 15k black and red, souvenir sheet of four, bottom right stamp with "bridge to Alaska" variety, minor usual gum waves without creasing, full OG, NH, VF, SC Block 6 var
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sold
832 **   1081a var
1947, 25th Anniversary of Soviet Postage stamps, 30k dark green and brown, souvenir sheet of four, spaced right bracket at the bottom inscription variety, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, VF, SC Block 7 var
sold
833 **   1087 var
1947, Aleksandr Karpinsky, 30k dark green, bottom sheet margin single, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1011 Pa
N/A
834 **   1104-20, 1678-79
1947-53, Arms of Soviet Republics and 50th Anniversary of Communist Party, two complete sets in blocks of four, all blocks of the first set are unfolded, block of 1r of the second set is folded with minor separation, nice quality overall, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1022-38, 1646, 1656
sold
835 **   1145a var
1947, Jubilee of Moscow, 3r multicolored, souvenir sheet of four, type I (original printing), full OG, NH, VF, SC Block 10 I
sold
836 **   1161 var
1947, definitive issue, Spasski Tower, 60k dark red, left sheet margin horizontal strip of three, imperforated vertically between stamps and on the left, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1133 Pd
sold
837 **/*   1183 var
1947, 30th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 30k dark red and green black, two perforated values with central design strongly shifted to the top or to the bottom, full OG, NH (bottom) or hinged, VF, SC #1095 var
sold
838 **   1228 var
1948, Aleksandr N. Ostrovski, 60k brown, two stamps of different issues printed on thick (over 0.1mm) paper, full original white or yellow gum, NH, mostly VF, SC #1169 Va, var
sold
839 **   1231, 1530
1948-50, Ivan Shishkin and Ivan Aivazovsky, two stamps of 50k multicolored, yellow color significantly shifted to the bottom or to the top respectively, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1175, 1498 var
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170.00
840  1236 var
1948, 5-Year Plan in 4 Years, 60k dark carmine and brown black, central design dramatically shifted to the top, full OG, previously hinged, VF, SC #1180 var
sold
841  1238
1948, 5-Year Plan for Agriculture, White Beet, imperforated trial color proof of 30k in red brown, tied on presentation card, no hidden defects, fresh and VF, SC #1184
N/A
842 **   1254A var
1948, Motorcycle Sport, 20k black blue, raster square, re- issue of 1955, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1155(2)
sold
843 **   1286 var
1948, Young Pioneers, 45k violet, printed on thick (over 0.1mm) paper, full OG, NH, F/VF and scarce unrecorded paper variety, a common stamp is added for comparison, SC #1230 var
115.00
844 **   1307-09, imp
1948, 225th Anniversary of the City of Sverdlovsk, 30k-1r, imperforated and perforated complete sets in blocks of four, some with sheet margins, imperforated block of 1r has 3mm scissors' separation at the top, full OG, NH, VF,SC #1254 -56, 1257-59
N/A
845 **   1327a
1949, Lenin Mausoleum, 1r gray black and brick red, perforated souvenir sheet of four, size 177x132mm, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC Block 12
sold
846 **   1327a imp
1949, Lenin Mausoleum, 1r gray black and brick red, imperforated souvenir sheet of four, size 177x131mm, tiny gum wrinkle on the right, still nice condition, full OG, NH, VF, SC Block 11
sold
847 **   1327a imp var
1949, Lenin Mausoleum, 1r gray black and brick red, imperforated souvenir sheet of four, appropriate size 175x130mm, however, left margin has wide of 52mm and bearing a part of control cross on the left (as shown in The Postal Rarities - Russia ad USSR Book issued in 2002), excellent quality item without usual paper wrinkles, full OG, NH, VF and very rare, until now we did not offer this sheet with marginal control markings
sold
848 **   1343-47 var
1949, definitive issue, 15k-50k, complete set of five, unfolded blocks of four, all are enlarged size from original printings, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiples, SC #1293 I-97 I, C.v. 144,000 rub
sold
849 **   1360a var
1949, Alexander Pushkin, souvenir sheet of four, central design of 40k values significantly shifted to the bottom, full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular item, a common souvenir sheet is added for comparison, SC Block 13 var
220.00
850 **   1377 var
1949, Kayak Race, 25k blue green, comb perforation 12x12 1/2, raster vertical diamonds, reprint of 1956, right sheet margin single, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1319(2) A
sold
851 **   1382 var
1949, Parachutist, 1r carmine rose, raster vertical diamonds, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1324(2)
N/A
852 **   1429-34
1949, 25th Anniversary of the Uzbek Soviet Republic, 20k-2r, complete set of six in sheets of 100 (10x10), folded once along vertical perforation, occasional marginal separation, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1397-402(2), C.v. 102,000 rub
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6
345.00
853 **   1449-57
1950, Moscow Museums, 40k multicolored, complete set of nine in sheets of 36 or 30 (No.1457), re-issue of 1956, fresh and unfolded, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1415-23
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
sold
854 **   1572 var
1951, Russian Explorer Stepan Krasheninnikov, 40k violet, raster horizontal diamonds, issue of 1956, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1540(2)
sold
855 **   1594-95, var
1951, Victor Vasnetsov, 40k and 1r, complete set of two, sheet of 36 (40k) and two sheets of 25 (1r) original and reprint, each one folded once along perforation, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1562-63, C.v. over 62,000 rub
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sold
856 **   1626 var
1952, Stalin Constitution, Social Security, 40k brown and red on pale green paper, no accent over "i" in "Stalinskoi" variety, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1595 var
N/A
857  1637 var
1952, Nikolai Ogarev, 40k deep green, vertical pair imperforated between stamps, CTO with full OG, VF and scarce, this variety exists only in used condition, SC #1605 Pa
690.00
858 **   1646-47
1952, Vassily Polenov, 40k and 1r, complete set of two in unfolded sheets of 35 or 25, first one with appropriate varieties, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1690-20, Ka
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sold
859 **   1689 var
1957, definitive issue, Coat of Arms with 15 ribbons, 40k red with added gold luster, block of four, full OG, NH, VF and rare unrecorded printing variety, SC #1878 var
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345.00
860 **   1694-98
1954, 30th Anniversary of the death of Lenin, 40k multicolored, complete set of five, sheets of 66 or 35 (2), folded once, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1662-66, C.v. 250,500 rub
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2, 3, 4, 5
1150.00
861 **   1718-20
1954, Agriculture, the first issue, 40k multicolored, complete set of three in sheets of 72 (6x12), folded once along horizontal perforation, occasional separations, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1686-88, C.v. 72,000 rub
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sold
862 **   1735 var
1954, 37th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 1r multicolored, red color significantly shifted to the top, horizontal pair, full OG, NH, VF, a common pair is included for comparison, SC #1703 var
N/A
863 **   1736-37
1954, Kazan University, 40k and 60k, complete set of two in sheets of 100 (10x10), folded once along vertical perforation, occasional marginal separations, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1704-05, C.v. 36,000 rub
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sold
864 **   1747a
1955, Konstantin Savitsky, 40k multicolored, souvenir sheet of four with marginal text in black, strong shift of perforation variety, full OG, NH, VF, SC Block 15
sold
865 **   1753-55
1955, 85th Anniversary of the birth of Lenin, 40k and 1r, complete set of three in sheets of 50 and 72 (No.1755), folded once, insignificant edge separations, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1722-24, C.v. 26,240 rub
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sold
866 **   1758, var
1955, Composer Anatoly Lyadov, 40k black, red brown, light brown, two complete sheets of 72 (6x12), printed on white and yellowish paper, each one folded horizontally along perforation, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1749, Va, C.v. 54,000 rub
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sold
867 **   1792 var
1956, Academician Alexei Krylov, 40k gray, brown and black, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, very fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF and rare, P. Buchsbayew certificate, SC #1763A
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N/A
868 **   1793, var
1956, 5th All-Union Spartacist Games, 40k red violet and light green, complete sheet of 108 (9x12), broken "g" variety on position 56, horizontal fold along perforation and missing margin of one stamp at right, full OG, NH,VF,SC #1767, Ka, C.v. 66,700 rub
sold
869 **   1797-98
1956, 20th Congress of the Communist Party, 40k and 1r, complete set of two in sheets of 50 (10x5), folded once along vertical perforation, some marginal separations, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1774-75, C.v. 25,000 rub
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sold
870 **   1836, var
1956, Rostov Agriculture Machinery Plant, 40k multicolored, complete sheet of 72 (6x12), "broken balcony" variety at the 1st and 7th rows, stamp on position 38 in addition with "shrub" variety, folded once along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1815, Ka, Kb, C.v. 14,650 rub
170.00
871 **   1855-57
1956, Builder's Day, 40k-1r, complete set of three in sheets of 72 or 81 (60k), each one folded once along perforation, some marginal separations, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1833A, 1834-35, C.v. 59,000 rub
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230.00
872 **   1858-59, 1896, var
1956, Ivan Franko, two stamps of 40k and 1r, complete set of four in folded once sheets of 100 or 50 x2, including 1r with line and comb perforation, some marginal separations, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1838-40, 1840A, C.v. 155,000 rub
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2, 3, 4, 5
sold
873 **   1860
1956, Makhmud Aivazov, 40k green, two-line text (type II), complete sheet of 72 (12x6), folded once along vertical perforation with insignificant marginal only separations, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1842 I, C.v. 18,000 rub
sold
874 **   1887
1956, Fyodor Bredikhin, 40k light brown and ultra, complete unfolded sheet of 72 (6x12), post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1866, C.v. 18,000 rub
sold
875  1889
1956, Field Marshal Alexander Suvorov, three imperforated proofs of 1r in horizontal (2) or vertical pairs, representing frame in olive green, center only in red brown and complete design in olive green and red brown, printed on thickened paper without watermark, ample to large margins all around, no gum as produced, NH, VF and extremely rare group
N/A
876 **   1894
1956, Apollinary Vasnetsov, 40k multicolored, complete sheet of 72 (6x12), folded once along horizontal perforation, still fresh, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1871, C.v. 18,000 rub
sold
877 **   1905
1956, Vitus Bering, 40k brown and blue, complete sheet of 72 (6x12), folded once along horizontal perforation, fresh, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1880, C.v. 28,800 rub
sold
878 **   1907-08, var
1957, Mikhail Glinka, 40k and 1r, two complete sets of two, white and colored paper, sheets of 72 (8x9), folded once along horizontal perforation, occasional marginal separations, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1887-88A, var, C.v. 28,800 rub
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2, 3, 4
sold
879 **   1910-12, var
1957, Ice-Hockey Championships, 25k-60k, complete set of three in sheet of 81 (9x9), 60k with "puck" variety (position 79), folded once with insignificant marginal flaws, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1890-92A, var, C.v. 16,200 rub ++
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sold
880 **   1915
1957, Moscow Machine Works "Krasny Proletariy", 40k blue green and red orange, complete sheet of 72 (12x6), folded once along vertical perforation, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1905, C.v. 43,200 rub
sold
881 **   1924-27, var
1957, National Handicrafts, 40k multicolored, complete set of four in sheets of 50 (10x5), Bone Carver with broken ornament at the top right on positions 31 and 36, sheets are folded once along vertical perforation, occasional edge separations, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1914-17, var
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2, 3, 4
sold
882  1926 var
1957, Bone Carver, 40k ultra, buff and gray, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, in addition a spot of broken background variety, CTO with full OG (LH), VF, SC #1917A
N/A
883 **   1928-29 var
1958, Turkmen Rug Weaver and Palekh Paintings, 40k multicolored, folded once sheets of 50 (10x5) and 42 (6x7) respectively, both with perforation L12 1/2, some marginal flaws and separations, full OG, NH, VF, SC #2025-26,C.v.42,000 rub
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170.00
884 **   1932
1957, Leonhard Euler, 40k lilac and gray, complete sheet of 72 (9x8), folded once along vertical perforation, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1920A, C.v. 21,600 rub
sold
885  1933 var
1957, Lenin Reading a Newspaper, 40k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead comb 12 x12 1/2, perfect centering, full OG, LH, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate, SC #1922A
290.00
886 **   1913/40 imp
1957, Youth Festival, 10k-1r, imperforated complete set in blocks of four, lower right stamp of 1r with "Esemirnoi" variety, this block has 5mm scissors' separation at the top, four other blocks with bottom sheet margins, post office fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1900-04, var
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sold
887 **   1940 var
1957, Youth Festival, 1r multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, unfolded block of four, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1899A
170.00
888 **   1940 imp, var
1957, Youth Festival, 1r multicolored, vertical imperforated pair, top stamp with partially missing red color between "o" and "ch" in "Pochta" variety, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1904 var
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sold
889 **   1946 var
1957, Henry Fielding, 40k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, two sheet margin blocks of four, printed on pinkish or white paper, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1933A, var, C.v. 24,000 rub ++
sold
890 **   1951
1957, Academician Aleksandr Lyapunov, 40k red brown, complete sheet of 200 (20x10), folded once along vertical perforation, occasional edge separation, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1934, C.v. 24,000 rub
sold
891 **   1956, var
1957, 10th World Bicycle Race, 40k claret and violet blue, complete sheet of 72 (6x12), stamps on position 38 with "belogonka" variety, folded once along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1935, var
sold
892 **   1963-67, var
1957, International Youth Games, 20k-60k, complete set in sheets of 70, stamp of 25k with joined letters "o" and "c" in "Mockva" variety on positions 62 and 67, sheets are folded once with occasional edge only separations, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1940-44, 1941 Ka, C.v. 20,000 rub
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2, 3, 4, 5
sold
893 **   1968-73
1957, Melbourne Olympic Games, 20k-60k, complete set of six, folded once complete sheets of 72, fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1945-50, C.v. 21,600 rub
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6
sold
894 **   1991 var
1957, Konstantin Tsiolkovski, 40k blue and brown, blue background completely changed (no stars, damaged text and etc.) due to overinking, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison
sold
895 **   1995
1957, Sikhote Alin' Meteor, 40k multicolored, double line perforation, folded once complete sheet of 72 (12x6), stamps on positions 15 and 19 with "padenche" variety, nice and very fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $720++
sold
896  2030
1958, Soviet Industrial Exhibition, trial printing of 60k in light blue (instead of gray violet), black and red, full OG, very light trace of hinge, VF, SC #2021
sold
897 **   2030 imp
1958, Soviet Industrial Exhibition, 60k gray violet, black and red, left sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, printed on thick chalk-surfaced paper, no gum as produced, NH, VF, SC #2021 Pa
1250.00
898 **   2031 var
1958, Alexei Tolstoy, 40k brownish olive, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, block of four, full OG, NH, VF, SC #2027A
sold
899 **   2072-73 imp
1958, Soccer World Championships in Sweden, 40k and 60k, imperforated complete set of two in sheets of 80 (10x8), post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC #2073 -74, C.v. 24,000 rub
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sold
900 **   2074 var
1958, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, 40k blue and brown, perforation L12 1/2, complete sheet of 72 (8x9), folded once along horizontal perforation, minor separations mostly on margins, full OG, NH, VF, SC #2070A, C.v. 144,000 rub
345.00
901 **   2083, var
1958, Launching of "Sputnik 3", 40k multicolored, stamp with label on the right, two complete sheets of 60 (6x10) of different issues, one with dots on positions 4 and 34, folded once or unfolded, full OG, NH, VF, SC #2086, Ka
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sold
902 **   2096, 2100-01 imp
1958, Centenary of Russian Postage stamps, 10k and 40k, imperforated complete set of three in sheets of 80 (8x10), post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,600++
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345.00
903 **   2117 var
1958, Zaporozhstal Foundry Works, 40k brown red and yellow, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, minute light blue offset spot on the face, fresh colors and nice quality otherwise, full OG, NH, VF, Raritan Stamps guarantee, SC #2161A
N/A
904 **   2145 var
1958, Sergo Ordzhonikidze, 40k multicolored, omitted yellow, brown and green colors, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, a common stamp is included, copy of V. Zagorsky certificate, SC #2173 Ta
sold
905 **   SC #2161 fn
1958, Voroshilovgrad Locomotive Plant, 40k dark brown and buff, unissued stamp due to political reasons, top left corner margin block of four with two blank labels at the top, full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular multiple
sold
906 **   2170 var
1959, Victory of the Soviet Basketball Team, red overprint on 1r red brown, brown and black, "Ch" under "k" variety, full OG, NH, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate, SC #2193 I
sold
907 **   2171 var
1959, Frederic Joliot-Curie, 40k blue green and gray brown on buff paper, small portrait inside small frame (20.7x31.5 mm), full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp - large portrait in large frame is included, SC #2197 II
sold
908 **   2288 var
1958, definitive issue, steel worker 60k carmine, top sheet margin single of engraved printing, imperforated at the top, full OG, NH, F/VF, SC #2134 Pa
sold
909 **   2378 var
1960, "Forest" by Ivan Shishkin, 1r red brown, complete sheet of 25 with mirrored pale red offset on the face, which in addition shifted to the left, sheet is folded once, full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular piece, SC #2381 var
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sold
910 **   2424 var
1961, Russian National Costumes, 6k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 11 1/2, a birthmark on cheek of the right girl, full OG, NH, VF and the only known this error with such variety, SC #2438A var
sold
911  2428 var
1961, Lenin Presents State Electrification Plan, 10k red orange and black, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, full OG, light trace of hinge, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate, SC #2449A
290.00
912 **   2441 imp
1961, Space Rockets, 3k dark violet, left sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, minor usual gum disturbance always exists, fresh condition overall, full OG, NH, VF and rare, SC #2427 imp
N/A
913 **   2452 var
1961, Taras Shevchenko. 6k black, green and red brown, right sheet margin single with label on the left, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, slight gum wave at the bottom without creasing, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, SC #2459A
860.00
914 **   2466 var
1961, 91st Anniversary of the birth of V. Lenin, 4k carmine, salmon and black, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate, SC #2474A
sold
915  2485
1961, definitive issue, Vladimir Lenin, artist proof of 20k in brown black, perforated at three sides with L12 1/4, microprint of "1961" on the right of Lenin's head, design is close to stamp of 40k issued in 1959, but in fact that is proof of 50k value issued in 1961 (artist of both issues P. Vassilyev), full OG, NH, VF and scarce, the similar proof is shown in the A. Pevzner Monograph (page 234 ), SC #2486
sold
916 **   2497 var
1961, Gliders, 4k black green and red, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2, horizontal pair, full OG, NH, VF and scarce in pair, Raritan Stamps guarantee (2007), SC #2501A
920.00
917 **   2516 var
1961, 40th Anniversary of Soviet Postage Stamps, 2k multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, full OG, NH, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate, SC #2519A
sold
918  2518 var
1961, 40th Anniversary of Soviet Postage Stamps, 6k multicolored, left sheet margin single with perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, full OG, trace of hinge mark, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate, SC #2521A
290.00
919 **   2534, var
1961, Space Rockets, red overprint "XXII Congress CPSU" on 1r red and black, complete sheet of 16 printed on aluminum foil, representing all three types of overprint, folded once along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF,SC #2543 I, II, III
sold
920 **   2631A
1962, Conquerors of Space, souvenir sheet of 1r blue black and silver, complete sheets of eight and twelve, both are slightly folded along perforation, intact margins and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, SC Block 34
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921 **   
1962, "Moscow Welcomes Guests", three perforated essays of not accepted design, multicolored, black or brown engraved colors only, full OG, NH, VF
sold
922 **   2949 var
1964, Mikhail Lermontov, 6k black, bottom right corner sheet margin horizontal pair printed from broken plate (wavy black stripe from top to bottom), full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular piece, SC #3026 var
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923 **   2972 imp
1964, Artist Sergey V. Ivanov, 4k black and brown, enlarged margins imperforated single, printed on fluorescent (UV) paper, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare item from the Postal Archives, a common stamp is included, SC #3045 imp
N/A
924 (*)   3024 imp
1965, 95th Anniversary of the birth of Lenin, 10k tan and indigo, enlarged margins imperforated single, printed on fluorescent (UV) paper, unused, no gum, VF and rare item from the Postal Archives, a common stamp is added for comparison, SC #3100 imp
N/A
925  3612
1969, Victory in the Ice-Hockey Championships, red trial horizontal overprint "1969" over black overprint of 1963 on ice-hockey stamp of 6k greenish blue and lilac, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, an issued stamp with vertical overprint is included, SC #3689
sold
926  3617
1969, 2500th Anniversary of Samarkand, artist's proof of 4k in black, printed on a piece, size 65x95mm, signed by artist A. Kalashnikov at the bottom, fresh VF, an issued stamp is enclosed, SC #3694
sold
927 **   3662/66 var
1969, Paintings by Ivan Bilibin, three perforation errors - 4k imperforated on the left, 4k and 10k imperforated between stamps and 50k imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF
400.00
928 **   4106, var
1973, "Mountains" by M. Saryan, 10k multicolored, top right corner sheet margin block of four, lower left stamp with "avalanche" variety, full OG, NH, VF, SC #4202, var
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929  4153
1973, Tallinn City Hall and "Old Thomas", multicolored large die proof of 6k (the stamp of this design was issued with 10k denomination), cardboard size 175x212mm, stamp size 75x105mm, signed by artist A. Kalashnikov at the bottom, fresh quality, VF and scarce
sold
930 **   4792
1979, New Year, Olympic Misha, 4k multicolored, miniature sheet of 16, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, booklet is enclosed, SC #4948MS
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931 **   5026 var
1982, Cornel, 15k multicolored, black typo color (bottom text and denomination) is printed twice, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is included, SC #5208 var
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115.00
932 **   5059a-61a
1982, Soviet Union - France Space Program, 6k-45k, complete set of three in miniature sheets of eight, full OG, NH, VF, SC #5240-42 MS
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933  5184 var
1983, Paintings by J. Khrutski, 4k multicolored, dark blue frame and yellow brown inscription are shifted to the left, top right corner sheet margin block of four, CTO with full OG, VF, SC #5366 var
230.00
934 **   5153a, var
1983, Valentina Tereshkova, First Woman in Space, 10k multicolored, two complete miniature sheets of eight, distinct shade of margins, full OG, NH, VF, SC #5335MS
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935 **   5238 var
1984, British Paintings in the Hermitage, "Lady in Blue" by Gainsborough, 50k multicolored, souvenir sheet of two with label, lady with "black eye" variety on the right stamp, full OG, NH, VF, an interesting freak, SC Block 174
N/A
936  5286 fn
1988, definitive issue, water-color proof of 2r in black brown and gray, this design was issued with denomination of 35k, size of card 60x76mm, size of stamp 22x32mm, signed by artist Y. Artsimenev at the bottom, some reversal soiling, otherwise VF and unique, SC #5480A
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937 **   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
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938 **   5541a-44a
1987, WWF Fund, Polar Bears, 5k-35k, complete set of four in miniature sheets of eight, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC #5746-49MS
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939 **   5561a-62a
1987, Paintings by Titian and Durer, 5k and 10k, two stamps in miniature sheets of eight, full OG, NH, VF, SC #5770-71MS
sold
940 **   5594 var
1987, 70th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 5k multicolored, bottom left corner margin single with gold color dramatically shifted to the left, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is added, SC #5803 var
N/A
941 **   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
942 **   5756, 5806 imp
1989, Taras Shevchenko, 5k black and brown on green background and Moscow Circus, 10k multicolored, two imperforated singles, no gum as produced or full OG, NH, VF
85.00
943  5939, 5999-6001
1990-91, Nobel Prize Laureates, five different uncut pairs of epreuves de luxe of 15k in black, all are die sunk with approximate size of 180x120mm, including two commemorating Boris Pasternak on yellowish and whitepaper, no gum as produced, NH, VF and scarce group
N/A
944 **/(*)   757/1468

Group of Better Sets

1939-50, Lermontov of 1939 and 1941 (the last one NH), Suvorov of 1941 and 1950 (the last one NH), Surikov and Pushkin, the total 24 mint stamps, full OG or expertly regummed, VF appearance, SC C.v.32,000 rub
sold
945 **/*   830/1020 var

"Double Impression" Varieties

1941-45, Pilot, Battle Scenes, Maxim Gorki, Airplanes, nine mint stamps of intaglio printing with shifted raster background, which appearing as double impression, one stamp has slight toning, fresh quality overall, full OG, NH (4) or LH, VF, five stamps have L. Melnikov individual certificates
sold
946 **   4889/5644

Selection of Modern Miniature Sheets

1982-88, Space, Arctic, Olympics, Soccer, New Years and etc., 29 miniature sheets of 16 or 8 from 19 different issues, perfect quality unit, full OG, NH, VF, SC.v. $1,766
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
sold
947 **/*   

Balance of a Collection

1925-55, Engels, Iranian Arts, Tolstoy, Pushkin, Young Pioneers and etc., the total is 106 mint stamps, including strips of three or four and blocks of four (6) or six, fresh quality overall, full OG, NH(multiples and two sets) or LH/hinged, mostly VF, SC.v. 102,000 rub
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948 SB   

Souvenir Booklets

1924, 8th Congress of the Postal Union, 12-page booklet, containing 103 RSFSR and Soviet Union postage stamps and two postcards, grooved brown black cover, insignificant cover wrinkle, still fresh and VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
N/A
949 SB   
1925, Thee-Page Presentation Booklet of the Ministry of the Communications, containing Lenin Mausoleum imperforated and perforated sets of four and Postage Dues 1k-14k, the total is 15 stamps, paper cover with minor scratch at the top, red inscription outside and inside, mostly VF
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2, 3, 4
N/A
950 SB   
1925, Four-Page Presentation Booklet of the Ministry of the Communications, containing Popov, Academy of Sciences, Revolution of 1905 and Decembrist Revolt (both perforated) issues, the total is 10 stamps, dark blue inscription outside and inside, fresh and VF
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2, 3, 4, 5
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951 SB   
1927, Three-Page Presentation Booklet of the Ministry of the Communications, containing 10th Anniversary of the October Revolution issue, the total is 7 stamps, lilac inscription outside and inside, fresh and VF
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2, 3, 4
N/A