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Lots 841 - 856,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #82, June 21, 2019. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
841 **   C30a var
1931, Ice-Breaker "Malygin", 30k violet, perforation L12 1/2, large white spot over "B" at the bottom variety, full OG, NH, F/VF and scarce
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842 **   C37-39, var
1933, Stratostat "CCCP 1", 5k-20k, complete set in blocks of four, block of 20k has perforation between right stamps reinforced by light hinge, post office fresh quality unit, full OG, NH, VF, other 20k block (folded along perforation) in NH condition is included
843  C40
1934, Civil Aviation, imperforated trial color proof of 5k in carmine rose, right sheet margin single printed on watermarked Borders and Rosettes paper, full OG, NH, VF
844  C41
1934, Civil Aviation, imperforated trial color proof of 10k in violet, printed on watermarked Borders and Rosettes paper, nice margins all around, full OG, NH, VF
845  C51 var
1934, Stratosphere Disaster, Andrey Vasenko, 10k brown, left sheet margin single, imperforated on the left, neatly cancelled, VF and rare perforation error
846  C53-57
1934, Airships, 5k-30k, complete set of five, nicely centered, full OG, LH (20k) or hinged, VF, C.v. $517.50
847  C53-57
1934, Airships, perforated trial color proofs of 5k in ultra, 10k in violet, 15k in red orange, 20k in brown and 30k in green, perforation 11, printed on watermarked Borders and Rosettes paper, very fresh and nice, gummed, VF and very rare, especially in complete set
848  C58-67
1935, Chelyuskin Rescue, 1k-50k, complete set of ten, full OG, LH or previously hinged, mostly VF, C.v. $1.032
849 **   C68
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, position 13 of 25-stamp setting, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs on reverse, C.v. $1,275
850  C68
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, position 23 of 25-stamp setting, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, C.v. $725
851 **   C75a
1937, Aviation Exhibition, 1r black brown and buff, souvenir sheet of four, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $450
852 **   C96 var
1955, "North Pole - Moscow" Flight, red overprint on 2r black and yellow green, horizontal pair, right stamp without dash, left one with spaced "Sev" and "Polius", in addition stamp with perforation L12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF
853 **/*   CO3

Air Post Official stamps

1922, red surcharge 120m on Consular stamp of 2.25r, two values of types II and III, full OG, NH or VLH (type II), VF, various experts' hs on reverse of each stamp, C.v. $390 as hinged

Pioneer SCADTA Flight

October 3-29, 1931, mixed franking cover from Leningrad to Cali (Colombia) via Berlin, Colombian stationery envelope 4c blue, franked by seven Soviet adhesives and sent by registered airmail on line "Leningrad-Berlin" on October 3, then forwarded by sea to Buenaventura, upon arrival to Colombia (10.27) posted to SCADTA flight to Cali (10.29), uprated by two stamps and tied by Cali ds, address partly erased, still VF
855    C7, C9, C20

Catapult Flight

October 1-2, 1933, mixed franking "Bremen" Catapult Flight registered cover from Leningrad to New York, franked by six Soviet values, posted on Flight Leningrad-Berlin, uprated with seven German adhesives (three on reverse) upon arrival to Berlin, s/s "Bremen" violet confirmation cachet, NYC "10-2-1933" arrival postmark, VF
856    219, 222, 237, 239

Special Delivery stamps and covers

1923, cover from Pskov to Petrograd, franked altogether by 146 stamps in single, pair and large blocks, tied by Pskov "14.9.23" date stamp, label "Speshnaya Pochta" (Special Delivery) at the top left, arrived to Petrograd on September 15, 1923, minor stamps flaws, generally nice item mounted on page from a Collection, VF and scarce