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Lots 967 - 993,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #81, March 21, 2019. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
1922, imperforated proof of unissued denomination (design of 7500r) of 50,000r in blue violet, printed on watermarked vertical Diamonds paper, narrow margin at right, still full OG, NH, fine and rare item
968 **/*   210, a, b, c

Black Diagonal Surcharge 100,000r

1922, 30 mint stamps, singles, pairs and blocks on ordinary, thin and chalk-surfaced paper, including one inverted surcharge, stamps with offset on reverse, some plate andsurcharge varieties, arranged on Lindner pages, fresh quality, full OG, NH or LH/hinged, VF (website photo)
969 **/*   209a, d
1922, inverted surcharge 100,000r on 250r violet, two stamps printed on ordinary and thin paper, full OG, NH or LH, VF, the last one with Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs
970 **/*   211-15, C1 var

5th Anniversary of the October Revolution Issue

1922, 55 mint stamps and one cover, singles, pairs and multiples, including several thin paper varieties, two double printings, shift of background in pair, also air post stamps, arranged on Lindner pages with detailed description, nice quality unit, full OG, NH or LH/hinged, VF (website photo)
971 **   212a
1922, 10r brown and black, printed on thin (0.05mm) paper, complete pane of 25, control line at the bottom margin, full OG, NH, VF, block of 24 on ordinary paper is included for comparison, C.v. $5,000 as hinged singles
972 **/*   216-29, var

"Star" Surcharges

1922-23, 332 mint perforated and imperforated stamps, representing litho and typo surcharges, the lot contains altogether 15 inverted and 4 double surcharges, litho surcharge 20r on imperforated 15k (No.224 genuine, but it has redistributed original gum with clear L. Melnikov certificate), all neatly arranged and identified on Lindner pages, immaculate quality unit, full OG, NH or LH/hinged, F/VF (website photo)
973 **/*   216/29 a, b
1922-23, five inverted and three double litho surcharges, inverted included 5r/20k, 30r/50k two different basic stamps, 100r/15k and 200r/15k; double - 5r/20k, 100r/15k and imperforated 200r/15k, all with full OG, NH (2) or LH,VF, most with Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, C.v. $710
974 **   218/25a, b
1922-23, four inverted and two double typo surcharges, inverted included perforated 20r/70k, 40r/15k, imperforated 20r/70k in horizontal gutter pair, double - 40r/15k and 200r/15k, full OG, NH, VF, a few with Soviet guarantee hs, C.v. $640
975 **/*   221b
1922-23, double litho surcharge 100r on 15k lilac brown and blue, block of four, top stamps with a part of second surcharge impression, full OG, NH (3) or hinged, VF
976 */U   AR1/25

Collection of Postal Revenue Stamps with Some Extras

1918, 58 mint and used stamps in singles and blocks, including 31 Saving, 18 Control and 9 General Revenue (with imperforated strip of 1r) Postal stamps, in addition 4postal history items, including money transfer from Fort No.2 to Tashkent, as well as 25 non-postal fiscal stamps of 1911-22, all arranged on Lindner pages, fresh quality overall, full OG or used, F/VF (website photo)
977 **/*   B14-17, a var

RSFSR Postal Charity Issues
Volga Famine Relief Issue

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)
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
979  B17/183
1921, 2250r blue with additional inverted impression of 250r violet, full OG, LH, VF and scarce
980 **/*   B18-23, B34-37

Famine Relief Surcharges and Postal Transports

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)
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
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
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
984 **   B23a
1922, inverted orange overprint 250r+250r on 35k pale ultra, usual rough perforation, nice condition, full OG, NH, F/VF
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
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
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
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
989 **/*   B30-33

Rostov-on-Don Issue

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)
990 **   B30a
1922, 2t green, a single with double impression, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $475
991 **   B30b
1922, 2t green, a single with triple impression, no gum as produced, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $450
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
993 **   B33b
1922, 6t green, a single with triple impression, neat quality, no gum as produced, NH, VF, C.v. $500