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Lots 963 - 976,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #80, December 14, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
963  

Compact Collection in Red Stockbook

1923-51, about 400 mint stamps, starting with Agriculture Exhibition imperforated and perforated sets of 1923, second and third definitive sets, Moscow Subway and Engels, plus much more, nice quality overall with just minor flaws, mainly full OG (several regummed stamps presented), some NH, mainly LH or hinged, F/VF, SC.v. 300,000P
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
550.00 
 
964  

Practically Complete Collection of the Post-World War II Issues

1941-80, about 4000 mint stamps and 104 souvenir sheets housed in two Scott Albums, starting with Lenin Museum, Be a Hero!, People's Militia issues, apparently complete for the period (missing altogether 10-15 not important stamps) with many extras, such as various imperforated stamps, Lenin s.s. of 1970 (type I) and many more, nice quality unit, full OG, mainly LH (souvenir sheets from 1962 are NH), VF, SC.v. 400,000P
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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, 29
1400.00 
 
965 **   

Three Decades Complete Collection in Large Green Stockbook

1961-91, over 3500 mint never hinged stamps and 188 souvenir and miniature sheets, apparently all stamps are presented with many extras, such as imperforated stamps on 1960's, imperforated Space sheet of 1962, Green Tokyo Olympic Games sheet and many others, nice and flawless unit, full OG, NH, VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15
550.00 
 
966 */U   

Mainly Used Collection on Album Pages

1933-50, about 1000 stamps and 11 souvenir sheets, starting with Ethnographic issue of 1933, practically complete from 1938 to the end, we mentioned just several faults, especially thin on Stalin souvenir sheet (not counted in total value), generally neat and beautiful unit, mainly CTO with full OG, F/VF, C.v. $3,500
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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
275.00 
 
967 **   

Group of Better Items in Multiples

1937, Dzerzhinsky, Lenin of 1939, Chekhov, Ice-Breaker "Sedov", People's Militia, Sports of 1956 and more, the total is eight sets in blocks of four (some slightly folded along perforation)and three souvenir sheets - Puskin, Architecture and Aviation, nice quality unit, full OG, NH, VF, SC.v. 310,000P
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2, 3, 4
700.00 
 
968 **   

Selections of Blocks and Sheets

1930-60, 66 blocks of four, 1 block of six and 3 sheets, nice items throughout, including Russians of Ethnographic set, high value of 20th Anniversary of the Army, bottom left stamp with variety, definitive stamps, several complete issues of 1940-50's and etc., full OG, NH (two cheap blocks are LH), VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
140.00 
 
969 SB   

Group of Souvenir Booklets

1946-49, 25th Anniversary of Postage Stamps (three different commemorative cancellations), Jubilee of Moscow (tiny cover soiling) and Alexander Pushkin, five items altogether, fresh quality overall, mostly VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
130.00 
 
970    

Nice Assembly of Postal History Items

1924-41, 42 covers, cards and postal stationeries, many with nice franking by 1930's commemoratives, vast majority is International correspondences addressed to USA or Europe, including nine air post items, some conveyance flaws possible, generally nice and useful group, F/VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20
475.00 
 
971 **   6737 var

Modern Issues of Russian Federation

2002, definitive issue, Palace at Pavlovsk, 4r multicolored, left sheet margin self-adhesive stamp with double impression, backing paper is intact, NH, VF
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95.00 
 
972 **   6803 var
2003, definitive issue, Palace at Gatchina, 1.50r multicolored, self-adhesive stamp in pane of 12, die cutting significantly shifted to the top, resulting in all stamps have no denomination, which remains between die cutting, backing paper intact, NH, VF
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475.00 
 
973 **   6926 imp
2005, Russian Marines, 2r-5r, top left corner sheet margin se-tenant imperforated block of four, full OG, NH, VF
140.00 
 
974 **   6976 imp
2006, Spring Flowers, 7r multicolored, bottom left corner sheet margin se-tenant imperforated block of four, full OG, NH, VF
130.00 
 
975 **   7056 imp
2007, New Year issue, 8r multicolored, bottom left corner sheet margin imperforated block of four, full OG, NH, VF
140.00 
 
976 **   7056a imp
2007, New Year issue, 8r multicolored, imperforated miniature sheet of six, full OG, NH, VF and rare
475.00