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Lots 953 - 993,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #80, December 14, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
953 **   4915 imp
1981, Abkhazian Autonomous Soviet Republic, 4k multicolored, left sheet margin imperforated single, full OG, NH, VF
 
Closed  
954 **   5115 imp
1983, Feodor Tolstoy, 4k multicolored, top sheet margin imperforated single, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF
 
Closed  
955 **   5118 imp
1983, Glider "A-9", 2k multicolored, bottom sheet margin vertical imperforated pair, flawless quality item, full OG, NH, VF
 
Closed  
956  5184 var
1983, Paintings by J. Khrutski, 4k multicolored, dark blue frame and yellow brown inscription are shifted to the left, top right corner sheet margin block of four, CTO with full OG, VF
 
Closed  
957 **   5197 imp
1983, Demonstration against Nuclear Weapons, 5k multicolored, enlarged margins imperforated single, full OG, NH, VF
 
Closed  
958 **   5594 var
1987, 70th Anniversary of the October Revolution, 5k multicolored, bottom left corner margin single with gold color dramatically shifted to the left, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is included
 
Closed  
959 **   5627a-31a
1987, Calgary Winter Olympic Games, 5k-30k, complete set of five in miniature sheets of eight, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $590
 
Closed  
960 **   5815 imp
1989, Kosta Khetagurov, 5k dark brown, left sheet margin imperforated single, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF
 
Closed  
961 **   6008a imp
1991, Cultural Heritage, 10k-30k, three-side margin horizontal imperforated se-tenant strip of five (top part of a sheet), perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF, a modern rarity
 
Closed  
962  

Nice Collection on Stockpages

1923-57, 740 mainly mint stamps and 9 souvenir sheets, most of the value presented in pre-World War II material, including nice range of the first definitive issue, valuable sets from the 1930's, such as Ethnographic, Mendeleyev, Iranian Arts issues and etc., some flaws should be expected, a few dozen stamps are expertly regummed, nevertheless fresh, generally full OG, some NH, vast majority is LH, F/VF, SC. v. 560,000P
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15
 
Closed  
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
 
Closed  
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
 
Closed  
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
 
Closed  
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
 
Closed  
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
 
Closed  
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
 
Closed  
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
 
Closed  
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
 
Closed  
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
Click here to see enlarged fragment
 
Closed  
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
Click here to see enlarged fragment
 
Closed  
973 **   6926 imp
2005, Russian Marines, 2r-5r, top left corner sheet margin se-tenant imperforated block of four, full OG, NH, VF
 
Closed  
974 **   6976 imp
2006, Spring Flowers, 7r multicolored, bottom left corner sheet margin se-tenant imperforated block of four, full OG, NH, VF
 
Closed  
975 **   7056 imp
2007, New Year issue, 8r multicolored, bottom left corner sheet margin imperforated block of four, full OG, NH, VF
 
Closed  
976 **   7056a imp
2007, New Year issue, 8r multicolored, imperforated miniature sheet of six, full OG, NH, VF and rare
 
Closed  
977 **   7211, var
2010, Soviet Tank "IS-2", 12r multicolored, complete sheet of 15 (3x5), imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF and very rare, only a few such sheets exist
 
Closed  
978  B1-4
1904, Russo-Japanese War Postal Charity issue, 3k-10k, complete set in horizontal strips of eight stamps, each one overprinted "Obrazets" with large (7.2mm) letters, 3k perforation L11 1/2, 5k and 7k - comb 12x12 1/2, 10k - L131/2, no usual separations, nice condition, full OG, mainly NH or LH, VF and scarce assemblage, each stamp with owner's hs on reverse
 
Closed  
979  B5-8, a, b
1914, World War I Postal Charity issue, 1+1k - 10+1k, three complete sets of four printed on colored paper, perforation 11 1/2, 12 1/2 and 13 1/2 respectively, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, C.v. $320
 
Closed  
980 **   B5a var
1914, World War I Postal Charity issue, 1+1k green and red on straw paper, perforation 12 1/2, bottom sheet margin single, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
 
Closed  
981  B5c-8c
1914, World War I Postal Charity issue, 1+1k - 10+1k, enlarged margins imperforated complete set of four on colored paper, each one cancelled on individual pieces, fresh and VF, expertized by E. Eichenthal, L. Hovest certificate
 
Closed  
982  B9c-12c
1915, World War I Postal Charity issue, 1+1k - 10+1k, imperforated complete set on white paper in horizontal pairs, three with sheet margins, left stamp of 7k with changed line of chin variety, full OG, VLH (appearing NH),VF, expertized by E. Eichenthal
 
Closed  
983  B9c-12c
1915, World War I Postal Charity issue, 1+1k - 10+1k, imperforated complete set of four on white paper, all with sheet or corner margins, cancelled on individual pieces, VF
 
Closed  
984 */U   B18a-22a
1922, Famine Relief inverted black, red or blue surcharges, 100r+100r and 250r+250r on "Sword Breaking Chain" of 35k and 70k, set of five values, full OG, NH (1), LH or used (No.B18a), VF
 
Closed  
985 **/*   B18b-21b
1922, Famine Relief double black or red surcharges, 100r+100r and 250r+250r on "Sword Breaking Chain" of 35k and 70k, set of three values, full OG, NH (No.B21b) or VLH, VF, one stamp with Romeko guarantee hs
 
Closed  
986 **   B23a
1922, Famine Relief inverted orange surcharge 250r+250r on "Sword Breaking Chain" of 35k ultra, top sheet margin single, full OG, NH, VF
 
Closed  
987  B24
1922, "Philately for the Children", black overprint on 1k orange, perforated single, overprint position 4 of the first printing, narrow "8" and Italic second "2" varieties, full OG, LH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs on reverse
 
Closed  
988  B24 var
1922, "Philately for the Children", black overprint on perforated 1k orange, overprint position 17 of the first printing, no dash in front of "8" variety, full OG, LH, VF
 
Closed  
989 **   B25 var
1922, "Philately for the Children", black overprint on 2k green, overprint position 19 without dash in front of "22" of the second printing, full OG, NH, VF
 
Closed  
990 **   B29 var
1922, "Philately for the Children", black overprint on 1k orange, imperforated single, overprint position 19 without dash in front of "22" of the second printing, full OG, NH, VF, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
 
Closed  
991  B29
1922, "Philately for the Children", black overprint on imperforated 1k orange, overprint position 18 of the second printing, full OG, VLH, VF
 
Closed  
992  B29 var
1922, "Philately for the Children", inverted black overprint on imperforated 1k orange, the first printing, position 4 of not inverted setting, narrow "8" and Italic second "2" varieties, fresh condition, full OG, LH, VF and very scarce
 
Closed  
993  B29 var
1922, "Philately for the Children", inverted black overprint on imperforated 1k orange, the first printing, position 16 of not inverted setting, without a dash in front of "8" variety, nice quality, full OG, LH, VF and rare
 
Closed