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Lots 904 - 936,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #82, June 21, 2019. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#

Help for War Invalids, Orphans and Homeless Children
Nice Group

1917-24, 39 labels, representing all-Russian (Moscow printing), Gomel, Kharkov, Odessa, Vyatka, Yekaterinburg (Sverdlovsk) and etc. issues, insignificant flaws possible, nice and fresh unit, F/VF
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Remainder of the Collection
World War I Charity Issues

1914-17, 102 items, including all-Russian (Petrograd printing), Fellin (nice imperf between), Helsinki, Kharkov, Moscow, Tashkent, Vladivostok, Vyatka, Yelisavetgrad and etc. issues, some Red Cross and Easter labels, some pinholes and minor flaws mentioned, collectible quality group, F/VF
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Balance of the World War I Charity Issues

1914-17, 125 labels, representing issues of Arzamas, Kharkov, Kiev, Kislovodsk, Kishinev, Kremenchug, Oriol, Novgorod, Rostov, Revel and etc., Flags, Red Cross, "For Wounded Soldiers and Their Families" and other subjects. minor flaws should be expected, still nice and valuable unit, F/VF
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Child Welfare Charity Labels


1917, Committee Helping Students of Public Schools, two label of figured format, and two labels of Parents Committee of Women Gymnasium, one with pinholes, still nice and fresh, F/VF

Issues of Six Cities

1916-24, "Children - Our Future!", eight labels, representing issues of Armavir, Petrograd, Simferopol, Tiflis, Tomsk and Vladivostok, nice condition overall, F/VF

Charity For People's Education


1918, 10th Anniversary of the Death of Stanislaw Wyspianski, Polish Playwright, large size commemorative label produced by Polish Club, white text on red colored paper, fresh and VF


1917, "Against Children Illiteracy", no value indicated in orange red on gray yellow paper, tiny paper waves, mostly VF and scarce

Issues of Five Cities

1910-20, "For People's Theater", "For Polytechnic College", six different labels, representing issues of Arzamas, Karabanovo, Revel, Simferopol and Yekaterinodar, one stamp has small thin, nice quality overall, F/VF

Help for Poor People and Donations for Public Medicine

1914, "For Poor and Sick People", 1k, 2k and 3k, imperforated set in blocks of four on gray yellow paper, printed in Odessa, all with corner margins, no gum as produced, VF

Donations for Blind and Deaf-and-Dumb People

1913-22, three labels, representing issues of Saratov, Simferopol and Yekaterinoslav, first one with blue ink soiling, otherwise VF

Anti-Tuberculosis Campaign

1925-27, "More Plants - Less Tuberculosis", no value indicated in green, black and red, large size label printed in Kharkov, VF and scarce


1914-31, "Famine Relief", "Struggle against Beggary", "Help to Unemployment People", "For Blind People", in addition donations for reconstructions and help to administrations, 25 labels altogether, printed in Moscow, Nakhichevan, Sevastopol, Yekaterinburg and etc., mainly fresh quality unit (minor folds possible), generally VF
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"For Burnt Down People"

1917, no value indicated in red brown, large size label, pinhole at the top, still fresh, VF and rare

"For Mikhailo Kotsiubynsky Memorial"

1929-30, five item of Ukrainian and foreign printings, in addition label "National Fund of Ukraine" in form Ukrainian Flag, mainly fresh condition (one has tiny thin), F/VF

Issues for International Revolutionaries' Aid Association (MOPR)

1922-30, 51 labels, issued in Moscow, Kiev, Saratov, Sukhum (two sheets of 20), Tiflis, and etc., some not identified by place of issue, one with discoloration, mainly nice quality unit, F/VF
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Aviation Charity Labels

Middle Asia O.D.V.F. (Tashkent)

1923-24, Airplane and Sunrise, eight labels, including six with new value surcharges and O.D.V.F. Emblem 10k red, all in nice quality, mostly VF

Small Collection

1922-30, 23 labels, representing all-Union (Moscow printing), Kharkov, Leningrad, Tashkent and etc. issues, fresh quality overall, F/VF
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"Rossica" issues

1904-46, 19 different labels, representing mostly foreign items related to Russia, valuable items include Prince Ivan Paskevich, Russian Deputy in Poland, set of three, Harbin Charity stamp of 2k,Serbian Charity for White Armies and etc., minor flaws noted, still F/VF
922  L3
1863, (4k) black on bluish green network, four-side margins single, no thins or hidden defects, no gum as issued, VF
923  L12
1901, Wenden Castle, two imperforated plate proofs of 2k in bluish green and brown, printed on soft thinned paper, first one has triple impression of frame, the other one with double center, no gum as produced, VF
924  10 var
1919, inverted black overprint "Sev. Zap. Armia" on imperforated 3k carmine rose, enlarged margins single, full OG, LH, VF and scarce, two experts' hs on reverse
925 **   14 fn
1919, black overprint "Sev. Zap. Armia" on imperforated 1k, 2k, 5k and 70k, perforated 20k on 14k, set of five unissued values, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, all guaranteed genuine, C.v. $465 as hinged
926 **   1-5 var
1919, "OKSA", 5k-50k, complete set of five in gutter tete- beche sheets of 200 (100+100), sheet of 50k printed on thin paper, all others - on ordinary paper, occasional marginal flaws, folded along the gutter, full OG, NH, VF, all guaranteed genuine, C.v. $600 w/o a premium for 50 gutter tete-beche pairs
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927  1-8
1899-1904, blue or red diagonal overprint "Kitai" on 1k-1r, complete set of eight, printed on horizontally laid paper, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $168
928  9-10, 12-23
1904-08, blue or red diagonal overprint "Kitai" on 4k-5r, set of 14 (less 10k for completion), printed on vertically laid paper, in addition two forgeries of 10k with blue overprint, full OG, LH or previously hinged, mostly VF, C.v. $410
929  11
1904-08, red diagonal overprint "Kitai" on 10k dark blue, printed on vertically laid paper, the "key" value with neat postal cancellation, mostly VF, expert's hs on reverse, C.v. $1,300
930  24/47
1910-16, black, blue or red diagonal overprint "Kitai" on 1k-5r, set of 22, less both 14k, with extra 10k light blue and official reprint of 5r with black overprint, all are printed on paper with vertical varnish lines, full OG,LH or previously hinged, F/VF
931  45 var
1916, blue diagonal overprint "Kitai" on 1r brown, dark brown and orange, perforation 12 1/2, practically complete Russian PO in Shanghai cancellation, VF and scarce, PF certificate, the stamp is listed in the M. Kramarenko Cat. #39 IIA, C.v. $650
932 **/*   50/63, 64-70, var
1917, black diagonal surcharges in "cents" and "dollars" on 1k-10r, set of 24 (less perforated stamp of 14c/14k) with two additional inverted surcharges and high values with surcharges at 38 and 43 degree angles, full OG, some NH, mainly LH/hinged, VF, C.v. $380
933  68a var
1917, inverted black diagonal surcharge $5 on 5r dark blue, green and pale blue, background is strongly shifted to the bottom, minor perf irregularities at left, still fresh, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $500++
934  1/70

Collection of Russian PO in China Cancellations

1899- 1917, 110 used stamps in singles, pairs and blocks of four or nine, representing all overprinted and surcharged issues, less only 10k (No.11) for completion, Peking, Chefoo, Hankow, Harbin, Shanghai, Tientsin and etc. markings, in addition three postal history items, one incoming from Troitskosavsk and two from Shanghai PO (some tears), fresh quality unit overall, F/VF, C.v. is well over $1,200
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The Dr. Raymond Casey Two-Page Study of the Kalgan (Changkiakow) Foreign Post Office

1880-1916, ten items, representing various types of Kalgan postal markings, including seven singles (three on pieces) and three pieces, each is bearing three stamps, two items are marked as forgeries, nicely described, fresh and VF unit
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936 **/*   72-80, var

Harbin issue

1920, black or red surcharges on 1k-10k/7k, complete set of nine, in addition red italics surcharge 2c on 2k green, two stamps with inverted and one with double surcharge, as well as three blocks of four, full OG,NH or LH/hinged, F/VF, C.v. is over $1,150