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Lots 1021 - 1031,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #81, March 21, 2019. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
1021  1996
1957, Vladimir Lenin, die proof of 40k in dark carmine, printed on white paper, size 44x55mm, excellent quality, no gum as produced, VF, V. Liapine certificate stated "...this item is a big philatelic rarity"
700 
 
1022  1996
1957, Vladimir Lenin, die proof of 40k in blue, printed on white paper, size 122x98mm, signed by artist Dubassov at the bottom, excellent quality, no gum as produced, VF and very rare, V. Liapine certificate
700 
 
1023  2124
1958, Lenin Square in Stalinabad (now Dushanbe), die proof of 40k in greenish black on white paper, size 116x67mm, three different Goznak officials signatures (two on reverse), traces of correcting paper removal on the face, no thins or hidden defects, no gum as produced, F/VF and extremely rare, V. Liapine certificate
375 
 
1024  2125
1958, Prospect Rustaveli in Tbilisi, die proof of 40k in dark carmine on white paper, size 100x60mm, no gum as produced, VF, V. Liapine certificate stated "...extremely rare item, the only example is known to me"
700 
 
1025  2127
1958, University Square in Frunze (now Bishkek), die proof of 40k in greenish black on white paper, size 169x104mm, signed by engraver Mokrousov and two officials, Goznak seal at the bottom right, minimal paper wrinkles at the bottom, a beautiful piece, no gum as produced, VF and very rare, V. Liapine certificate
700 
 
1026  2128
1958, View of Yerevan, die proof of central design without "1958" at bottom right corner in myrtle green, printed on white paper, size 80x77mm, design engraver Mayorova, mounted on Goznak presentation card, fresh, no gum as produced, VF and extremely rare item, V. Liapine certificate
700 
 
1027  2131
1958, Round Square in Minsk, die proof of 40k in greenish black on white paper, size 165x118mm, signed by engraver Mayorova and two officials, Goznak seal at the top left, minimal paper wrinkles at the top, nice quality otherwise, no gum as produced, VF and very rare, V. Liapine certificate
700 
 
1028  2288
1958, definitive issue, die proof of steel worker 60k in black, printed on white paper, size 29x55mm, no gum as produced, VF and rare, V. Liapine certificate
700 
 
1029  
1959, Novodevichy Convent, die proof of unissued design with no value indicated in black, engraved design on white paper, size 47x57mm, slight traces of correcting paper removal at corners, still nice condition, no gum as produced, VF and extremely rare, only a few such proofs are in existence. Issue of the stamp had been blocked by Khrushchev as a religious propaganda, V. Liapine certificate
2400 
 
1030  2338
1961, Abkhazian Autonomous Republic, View of Sukhumi, die proof of 4k in brownish carmine, printed on white paper, size 102x76mm, official signature at the bottom, tiny blue spot at the top margin, a beautiful item, no gum as produced, VF and very rare, V. Liapine certificate
550 
 
1031  2339
1961, Kabardino-Balkar Autonomous Republic, View of Nalchik, die proof of 4k in violet black, printed on white paper, size 105x75mm, official signature at the bottom, perfect condition, no gum as produced, VF and very rare, V. Liapine certificate
550