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Lots 977 - 1003,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #81, March 21, 2019. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
977 **/*   B14-17, a var

RSFSR Postal Charity Issues
Volga Famine Relief Issue
Collection

1921, 35 mostly mint stamps in singles, pairs and blocks of different types, ordinary, "cotton" and thin paper, including mint and used green stamps of different types, arranged and described on Lindner hingeless pages, full OG, NH or LH/hinged, mainly VF (website photo)
190.00 
 
978 **   B14a
1921, 2250r green, printed on thin paper, complete pane of four of different types, nice quality, original gum, which is partially skipped at bottom as always, NH, VF
550.00 
 
979  B17/183
1921, 2250r blue with additional inverted impression of 250r violet, full OG, LH, VF and scarce
700.00 
 
980 **/*   B18-23, B34-37

Famine Relief Surcharges and Postal Transports
Collection

1922, 77 mint stamps of both issues, including four stamps with inverted and one with double surcharges, some varieties of stamps and surcharges, gutter blocks of Postal Transports and etc., nice quality unit, full OG, NH or LH/hinged, F/VF (website photo)
240.00 
 
981 **   B18c
1922, black error surcharge 100r+r100 on 70k brown, nicely centered and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, J. Stolow guarantee hs on reverse
140.00 
 
982  B18
1921, trial black surcharge 250r+250r on 70k brown in horizontal strip of five, red overprint "Obrazets" (Specimen), folded between stamps (no separations), full OG, NH (one stamp is hinged), VF and very rare, surcharges 250r+250r were not used for stamps of 70k
1300.00 
 
983 **   B21b, var
1922, double black surcharge 250r+250r on 35k ultra, bottom right corner sheet margin pair, left stamp (position 99) with thin "o" in "Rossia" variety, full OG, NH, VF
190.00 
 
984 **   B23a
1922, inverted orange overprint 250r+250r on 35k pale ultra, usual rough perforation, nice condition, full OG, NH, F/VF
140.00 
 
985  B23 var
1922, double orange and carmine surcharge 250r+250r on 35k ultra, very slight fold along left margin, fresh quality otherwise, full OG, VLH, F/VF centering, a rare stamp
375.00 
 
986 **   B24, B29

"Philately for the Children" Issue

1922, black overprint on perforated and imperforated 1k value, both are from the second printing, positions 18 and 10 respectively, full OG, NH, VF, each one with Soviet Philatelic guarantees on reverse
475.00 
 
987 **/*   B24-29
1922, black overprints on perforated 1k-10k, imperforated 1k, complete set of six, blocks of four, both 1k from the second printing, the same positions 1-2/6-7 and completely flawless and NH; all others from the firstprinting, positions identified, some separations, full OG, NH or LH, VF, each block with individual N. Mandrovski certificate
2400.00 
 
988 **/*   B24-29
1922, black overprints on perforated 1k-10k, imperforated 1k, complete set of six in panes of 25, both 1k and 2k from the second printing, all other values from the first printing, the "key" value sheets are in perfect quality and NH,all others with full OG, but may have hinges on margins, strengthened perforation or some separations, still VF and extremely rare unit of complete settings, individual Z. Mikulski certificates for 1k sheets
13000.00 
 
989 **/*   B30-33

Rostov-on-Don Issue
Collection

1922, 2t-6t, complete set of four with five extra values, including pair of triangles 4t red, in addition ten forgeries of different types and faked cover, all arranged on Lindner pages, fresh, no gum as produced, NH or LH, VF (website photo)
95.00 
 
990 **   B30a
1922, 2t green, a single with double impression, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $475
190.00 
 
991 **   B30b
1922, 2t green, a single with triple impression, no gum as produced, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $450
180.00 
 
992 **   B31b
1922, 2t rose red, a single with triple impression, usual green ink splashes, nice condition, no gum as printed, NH, VF, C.v. $675
240.00 
 
993 **   B33b
1922, 6t green, a single with triple impression, neat quality, no gum as produced, NH, VF, C.v. $500
190.00 
 
994 */U   B39-42, var

"Philately for the Labor" Issue
Collection

1923, 11 mint or used stamps, including two inverted bronze surcharges "2r+2r" and "4r+4r" (mint and used), bronze spaced date surcharge in block of four, in addition forged silver surcharge, all identified on a Lindner page, full OG or used, VF (website photo)
375.00 
 
995 **   B38a
1923, inverted bronze surcharge "1r+1r" on 10r brown and black, nice stamp in every respect, full OG, NH, VF, several experts' hs on reverse, C.v. $2,000
550.00 
 
996 **   B39, var
1923, gold surcharge "1r+1r" on 10r brown and black, top left corner sheet margin vertical pair, bottom stamp has no dot after first "r" in surcharge variety (position 6), full original gum with slight mostly marginal waves, NH, VF
95.00 
 
997  B40b
1923, inverted bronze surcharge "2r+2r" on 250r violet, bottom left corner sheet margin single, full OG, very light trace of hinge, VF and an eye-catching item, C.v. $325
140.00 
 
998 **   B41a
1923, bronze spaced date "1 923" surcharge "4r+4r" on 5000r violet, left margin single, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $625
140.00 
 
999 **   B41, a
1923, bronze surcharge "4r+4r" on 5000r violet, block of four, bottom left stamp with spaced date "1 923" variety, full OG, NH, VF
240.00 
 
1000 **   B42
1923, silver surcharge "4r+4r" on 5000r violet, bottom sheet margin single, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF, L. Melnikov certificate, C.v. $1,800
550.00 
 
1001 **   B42a
1923, inverted silver surcharge "4r+4r" on 5000r violet, full OG, NH, VF and very rare stamp in flawless quality, expertized by Dr. Jemtschoujin, Raritan Stamps guarantee, C.v. $11,500
3500.00 
 
1002 **   B42b
1923, silver surcharge (spaced date "1 923") "4r+4r" on 5000r violet, left sheet margin single from the position 6, full OG, NH, VF and rare, tiny expert's hs on reverse, Raritan Stamps guarantee, C.v. $3,750
1400.00 
 
1003  B38/42
1923, two stamps with trial red surcharges "1r+1r" on 10r and "4r+4r" on 5000r, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, VF
275.00