Lots 1348 - 1385 of Catalogue of Auction #89, April 15-17, 2021.

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Lots 1348 - 1385,
Catalogue of Auction #89, April 15-17, 2021. Raritan Stamps, Inc

 
RUSSIAN AIR POST STAMPS
 
Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Net Price
1348 ** block  C2-5 1923, Airplane "Fokker F111", 1r-10r, unissued complete set of four in horizontal or vertical (10r) strips of three, full OG, NH, VF
sold
1349 **   C4a 1923, Fokker F-111, 5r green, wide "5" variety, printed on ordinary paper, tiny natural paper inclusion at the bottom, exceptional condition without usual gum creases, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare, the only a few never hinged stamps are known of 50 printed (25 on thin and 25 on ordinary paper), expertized by R. Calves and others, Raritan Stamps guarantee, C.v. $40,000 as hinged
sold
1350 **   C7a 1924, black surcharge 10k on "Fokker F111" 5r green, basic stamp with wide "5" variety, very nice stamp without usual gum creases, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $2,250
sold
1351  C7a var 1924, black surcharge 10k (narrow "0" variety - position 12) on "Fokker F111" 5r green, basic stamp with wide "5", a beautiful stamp with full OG, light trace of hinge, VF and very rare, only one stamp has this variety in 25-stamp setting
sold
1352 **   C12b-13b 1930, Zeppelin issue, 40k ultramarine and 80k carmine, imperforated complete set of two, with margins at left or right respectively, excellent condition, full OG, NH, VF, each stamp with Soviet guarantee hs on reverse, C.v. $5,700
sold
1353  C15-19, C20-25 1931-32, Airships, 10k-1r, imperforated and perforated sets of five and 15k gray, engraved printing, nice centering and fresh colors, full OG, mainly LH, VF, C.v. $361
sold
1354  C17 var 1931, Airship over Kremlin, 20k dark carmine, four-side margins imperforated single with vertical position of watermark Borders and Rosettes, full OG, very light trace of hinge, appears NH, VF and rare watermark variety
N/A
1355 **   C23a 1931, Airship over the Arctic Region, 50k dark gray blue, error of color, mathematically well-centered with intact perforation and post office fresh, full OG,, NH, VF, C.v. $900
sold
1356 **   C23a 1931, Airship over the Arctic Region, 50k dark gray blue, error of color, intact perforation, full original with minor disturbance at bottom, NH, F/VF centering
sold
1357 **   C23a var 1931, Airship over the Arctic Region, 50k dark gray blue, error of color, nicely centered single with very unusual variety - additional mirrored impression on the face (especially at top), bottom perforation separated by scissor's, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $900++
View enlarged fragment.
sold
1358  C23a 1931, Airship over the Arctic Region, 50k dark gray blue, error of color, nicely centered, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $500
sold
1359 (*)   C25a 1932, Airship over the Dnieper Dam, 15k gray black, engraved printing, perforation 10 1/2, expertly repaired small thin at top, guaranteed unused, regummed, F/VF appearance of this rare perforation variety
sold
1360  C26-29, C30-33 1931, Ice-Breaker "Malygin" 30k-2r, imperforated and perforated (comb 12x12 1/2) complete sets of four, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $369
sold
1361  cover  C30-33 1932, Ice-Breaker "Malygin", complete set of four with comb perforation 12x12 1/2 used on flown cover from Moscow to Germany, tied by Moscow "7.3.33" date stamp, red Berlin Luftpostamt and Neumarkt "9.3.33"arrival markings, minor stamp perforation soiling, still F/VF
sold
1362 **   C34-35 1932, International Polar Year, 50k carmine (perf 12), 1r green (perf 10 1/2), complete set of two, nicely centered, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $225
sold
1363  cover  C34-35 1932, International Polar Year, 50k carmine and 1r green, complete set of two used on special delivery cover from Moscow to Vienna, tied by "26.4.33" date stamp, postmarked on arrival on April 30, mostly VF and scarce usage, generally these stamps were used on correspondences sent from Franz Joseph Land to Arkhangelsk
N/A
1364  C37-39 1933, Stratostat "USSR 1", 5k-20k, complete set of three, nicely centered, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $310
sold
1365  cover  C39 1934, Stratostat "USSR 1", 20k violet, top sheet margin horizontal pair used on registered cover from Leningrad to Finland, tied by "9.7.34" ds, appropriate markings, no backstamp as often for correspondences to Finland, mostly VF
sold
1366  C45-49 1934, Civil Aviation, 5k-80k, complete set of five printed on paper without watermark, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $403
sold
1367  C46a 1934, 10k green, horizontal pair printed on paper without watermark, imperforated between stamps, CTO with full OG (VLH), VF, C.v. $1,250
sold
1368  C50-52 1934, Stratosphere Disaster, 5k-20k, complete set of three, each stamp with a part of perfin "Obrazets", trimmed perforation by scissors in several places, full OG, LH, VF and rare set of the Postal Archives, ex-Vadim Ustinovsky
sold
1369  C53-57 1934, Airships, 5k-30k, complete set of five, premium centering and intact perforation, full OG, previously hinged, VF , C.v. $517
sold
1370  C57 1934, Airship "Lenin", 30k ultramarine, the "key" value of the set, a part of perfin "Obrazets", full OG, LH, VF and very scarce, guaranteed genuine, ex-Vadim Ustinovsky
230.00
1371  C58-67 1935, Chelyuskin Rescue, 1k-50k, complete set of ten, fresh colors and intact perforation, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $1,032
sold
1372  C63 1935, Chelyuskin Rescue, Hero of the USSR Ivan Doronin, enlarged black- and-white photo essay of 20k, size 26.5x45mm instead of 25.5x42.5 mm, strong picture details, which are slightly different from details of issued stamp, no gum as produced, VF and scarce, the essay is scanned together with issued stamp for comparison, this stamp is not included in the lot
sold
1373     withdrawn
 
N/A
1374  C66 var 1935, Chelyuskin Rescue, Hero of the USSR Nikolai Kamanin, 40k purple, variety - horizontal instead of vertical position of watermark Borders and Rosettes, full OG, LH, mostly VF and rather scarce watermark variety
sold
1375 **   C67, var 1935, Chelyuskin Rescue, Camp of the Expedition, 50k dark ultra, two stamps with horizontal or vertical positions of watermark Borders and Rosettes, full OG, NH, VF
sold
1376  cover   Heroic SS "Chelyuskin" Voyage to North Pole 1935, Illustrated History of the Voyage, complete set of 34 postcards in a booklet, representing Expedition departure, shipwreck in ice, camping at North Pole, rescue of the Expedition by airplanes and "red carpet welcome" at Kremlin, some booklet repairs, cards are in perfect condition, VF and rare with 5000 sets produced, only a handful complete sets survived
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
1725.00
1377 **   C68 1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, position 5 of 25-stamp setting, full original gum with minor disturbance at right, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic and several other hs on reverse, C.v. $1,275
sold
1378  cover  C68 1935, Moscow - San Francisco Flight red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, position 18 of 25-stamp setting, used on cover to Germany, tied by "7.8.35" ds, Berlin arrival marking on the back, fresh and VF so-called the Rosenberg air mail cover
sold
1379  C69b 1937, Aviation Exhibition, 10k yellow, yellow brown and black, vertical pair imperforated between stamps, neatly cancelled at left, VF and rare
sold
1380  C73a 1937, Aviation Exhibition, 50k violet and black, right sheet margin vertical pair imperforated between stamps, clear cancellation at right, VF and scarce, C.v. $4,500
sold
1381 **   C75a 1937, Aviation Exhibition, 1r black, brown and buff, souvenir sheet of four values, size 165x88mm, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $450
sold
1382 **   C75a var 1937, Aviation Exhibition, 1r black, brown and buff, two souvenir sheets of four, approximate size 165x90mm, one of which has top right stamp retouch on the end of left wing, full OG, NH (sheet with variety with tiny yellow spot at left and on gum side), VF, very scarce and not recorded retouch, which definitely much scarcer then retouched stripe on the same stamp
View enlarged fragment.
sold
1383 ** block  C77-79 1944, 10th Anniversary of the Stratosphere Disaster, 1r in various colors, complete set of three, sheets of 80 (8x10), folded once along horizontal perforation, forming 16 sets in unfolded blocks of four and 16 complete sets, full OG,NH, VF, C.v. $2,400++
View Sheet 2.
View Sheet 3.
sold
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Air Post Official stamps
RS
1384 **/*   CO3 1922, red surcharge 120m on Consular stamp of 2.25r blue on green and orange network, two singles of types II and III, full OG, NH or VLH, VF, Soviet Philatelic and other experts' marks, C.v. $515
sold
1385  CO4 1922, red surcharge 600m on Consular stamp of 3r black on rose and green network, surcharge of type III, full OG, VLH, VF, C.v. $260
sold

Lots 1348 - 1385,
Catalogue of Auction #89, April 15-17, 2021. Raritan Stamps, Inc