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Lots 977 - 1003,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #78, May 31, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Net Price
977 **   C12b-13b
1930, Zeppelin issue, 40k dark blue and 80k carmine, imperforated complete set of two, first one with top sheet margin, while the last one has left sheet margin, eye- catching quality unit, full OG (80k has 1mm in diameter spot of natural gum skip), NH, VF and scarce so nice, SC #0256-57
sold
978  C23a
1931, Airship over the Arctic Region, 50k black blue, error of color, nicely centered, full OG, LH, VF, SC #276
sold
979  C26-29, C37-39
1931-33, Ice-Breaker "Malygin", imperforated complete set of four, and Stratostat "USSR 1", complete set of three, full OG, previously hinged, VF, SC #286-89, 341-43
sold
980 **   C34-35
1932, International Polar Year, 50k carmine and 1r green, the last has perforation 10 1/2, complete set of two, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF, SC #297-98A
sold
981  C40-44
1934, Civil Aviation, 5k-80k, complete set of five, printed on watermarked paper, stamp of 50k with printed blue spot at the bottom right due to defect of printer's plate, full OG, previously hinged, VF, SC #355-59, var
sold
982  C40
1934, Civil Aviation, trial color imperforated proof of 5k in carmine rose, right sheet margin single printed on watermarked paper, full OG, NH, VF, SC #355
N/A
983  C51 var
1934, Stratosphere Disaster, Andrey Vasenko, 10k brown, left sheet margin single, imperforated on the left, neatly cancelled, VF and rare perforation error, SC #374 Pd
N/A
984 **/*   C53-57
1934, Airships, 5k-30k, complete set of five, fresh condition, full OG, NH (10k and 15k) or very light traces of hinge, the set appears completely NH, F/VF, SC #376-80
sold
985 **/*   C58-67
1935, Chelyuskin Rescue, 1k-50k, complete set of ten, nice quality unit, full OG, very light traces of hinge marks, most of the stamps appear NH, VF, SC #392-401
sold
986 **   C68
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, position 3 of 25-stamp setting, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, SC #420
sold
987    C68
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, position 15 (broken "5" in "1935"), used on registered Express Mail cover from Moscow to Berlin, tied by Moscow Post Office No.9 "20.09.35" ds, delivered within one day and postmarked on arrival "21.9.35", VF, expertized by Z. Mikulski
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sold
988 **   C68b
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, small "f" variety of surcharge, right sheet margin single from position 10 of 25-stamp setting, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare positional piece, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, SC #420 Ka
sold
989  C68b
1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, small "f" variety of surcharge from position 7 of 25-stamp setting, full OG, LH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, SC #420 Ka
sold
990 **   C69-75, C75a
1937, Aviation Exhibition, 10k-1r, complete set of seven and souvenir sheet of four, all nice and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, SC #473-79, Block 3
sold
991  C71a
1937, Aviation Exhibition, 30k red brown and black, vertical pair imperforated between stamps, neatly cancelled, VF, SC #475Pb
N/A
992 **   Ñ75a var
1937, Aviation Exhibition 1r black, brown and buff, souvenir sheet of four, upper right stamp with retouched stripe at the top, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF, SC Block 3 Ka, C.v. 68,000 rub
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sold
993 **   C76D var
1939, Aviation Day, blue overprint on Airplane 1r brown, "OCCP" variety of overprint, full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular piece, SC #605 var
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sold
994 **   C77 var
1944, 10th Anniversary of the Stratosphere Disaster, P. Fedoseyenko, 1r dark blue, raster square variety, full OG, NH, VF, SC #790(2)
sold
995 **   C80-81
1944, red surcharge 1r on Talalikhin 30k green and Gastello 30k ultramarine, complete set of two in sheets of 100 (10x10), folded once along vertical perforation, some edge separations, full OG, NH, VF, SC #800-01, C.v. 36,000 rub
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170.00
996 **   C81, var
1944, red surcharge 1r on Nikolai Gastello 30k ultra, left sheet margin block of four, top right stamp without last "a" in "Aviapochta" and broken "l" in "ruble" varieties (position 22 in very small part of the drawing), full OG, NH,VF and rare, especially in multiple, SC #801, var
sold
997 **   C88 var
1949, Map of Soviet Union and Air Routes, 1r multicolored, gray color dramatically shifted to the top, bottom sheet margin block of four, fresh and unfolded, full OG, NH, VF and rare multiple, SC #1369 var
N/A
998 **   C95, var
1955, North Pole - Moscow Flight, red overprint on 1r multicolored, complete unfolded sheet of 72 (12x6), stamp on position 30 with wide space between "Sev" and "Polius", on position 31 with missing dash varieties, full OG, NH, VF and rare in complete sheet, SC #1755, III-Ka
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sold
999 **   C97, var
1956, North Pole Station, 1r multicolored, two unfolded complete sheets of 72 (12x6) printed on yellowish and creamy paper, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF, SC #1802, var, C.v. 21,600 rub
sold
1000  CO7

Air Post Official stamps

1922, red surcharge 1200m on Consular stamp of 2.25r, position 1 of 25-stamp setting, full OG, LH, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate, SC #Sl11
N/A
1001    

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 air mail 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
170.00
1002    

Catapult Flight

October 1-2, 1933, mixed franking "Bremen" Catapult Flight registered cover from Leningrad to New York, franked by four Soviet values, posted on Flight Leningrad-Berlin, uprated with six German adhesives upon arrival to Berlin, s/s "Bremen" violet confirmation cachet, NYC "10-2-1933" arrival postmark, VF
345.00
1003  D  2952-54, 3043-44

Soviet Space Autographs

1964-65, two First Day Covers commemorating Space Flights of "Voskhod-1" and "Voskhod-2", bearing complete sets of three or two respectively, appropriate cancellations and signatures of Vladimir Komarov, Konstantin Feoktistov and Boris Yegorov on the first one, Pavel Belyayev and Alexey Leonov on the second one, perfect quality, VF, Mezhdunarodnaya Kniga certificate
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sold