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2019
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Hammer price:
$23,000
Soviet Union UNISSUED SOUVENIR SHEET: 1944, proof of imperforated souvenir sheet
Soviet Union UNISSUED SOUVENIR SHEET: 1944, proof of imperforated souvenir sheet Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1942-91
UNISSUED SOUVENIR SHEET: 1944, proof of imperforated souvenir sheet containing four stamps of 30k brown and carmine and text in black at the top and bottom, with additional red overprint: "May 1945. Order No.448118/M", size 108x101mm, mounted on a presentation card by philatelic hinges (card size 138x116mm), we removed and checked the reverse side, the item has no hidden defects, with just a small part of gum loss at the top and with minor paper waves at t...
2
Hammer price:
$15,000
'Philately for the Children'' Issue, 1922, black overprints on perforated
'Philately for the Children'' Issue, 1922, black overprints on perforated
'Philately for the Children'' Issue, 1922, black overprints on perforated
'Philately for the Children'' Issue, 1922, black overprints on perforated
'Philately for the Children'' Issue, 1922, black overprints on perforated
'Philately for the Children'' Issue, 1922, black overprints on perforated Raritan Stamps, Inc. The Michael Pipe Collection of RSFSR Issues, Auction #81, March 23
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
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Hammer price:
$15,000
Soviet Union ARCHITECTURAL PROJECTS ISSUE: 1937, 40k, souvenir sheet, var
Soviet Union ARCHITECTURAL PROJECTS ISSUE: 1937, 40k, souvenir sheet, var Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1923-41
ARCHITECTURAL PROJECTS ISSUE: 1937, Palace of Soviets, 40k violet, souvenir sheet of four without text at the top and bottom, size 142x92mm, excellent condition, bright and fresh full original gum, apparently very lightly hinged (tiny place of uneven gumat the top), VF and extremely rare, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, Sc. #603a var
4
Hammer price:
$14,000
Soviet Union 1947, Restoration of National Economy Objects, 15k-1r
Soviet Union 1947, Restoration of National Economy Objects, 15k-1r Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1942-91
1947, Restoration of National Economy Objects, 15k-1r, 46 imperforated trial color proofs of ten different values, including 15k x4, 20k x4, 30k (Stalingrad) x5, 30k (Konstantinovka) x6, 30k (Rostov) x7, 30k (Kharkov) x1, 60k(Stalingrad) x1, 60k (Rostov) x5, 1r (Makeyevka) x8, 1r (Stalingrad) x5, two proofs with colors close to issued stamps, nice quality unit, no thins or hidden defects, no gum (removed from a presentation cards), VF and very rare assembl...
5
Hammer price:
$13,000
People's Republic of China, 1962, Stage Art of Mei Lan-fang, $3 multicolored
People's Republic of China, 1962, Stage Art of Mei Lan-fang, $3 multicolored Raritan Stamps, Inc. Carpatho-Ukraine, Countries of the World (C-R), Russia, Auction #81, March 22
1962, Stage Art of Mei Lan-fang, $3 multicolored, souvenir sheet in premium quality, beautiful colors and post office fresh, even yellowish original gum as almost always exists, NH, VF and scarce so nice, original interleaf is included, C.v. $15,000
6
Hammer price:
$11,000
Soviet Union 100TH ANN OF THE BIRTH OF LEO TOLSTOY: 3 essays, unaccepted design
Soviet Union 100TH ANN OF THE BIRTH OF LEO TOLSTOY: 3 essays, unaccepted design Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1923-41
100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BIRTH OF LEO TOLSTOY: 1928, Portrait of Leo Tolstoy, two stamps of 10k in brown black or olive brown, and Tolstoy as Plowman 28k olive gray, imperforated complete set of three essays of unaccepted design, raster printing on stamp paper, full OG (10k olive brown with slight gum wrinkle), LH, VF and extremely rare, especially in complete set, SC #NP55-56
7
Hammer price:
$11,000
Soviet Union 1959,
Soviet Union 1959, "Strengthening the Connection bw School and National Economy" Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1942-91
1959, "Strengthening the Connection between School and National Economy", Students Driving a Combine, rejected design and denomination of 60k in blue green, nicely centered with intact perforation 12½x12 as issued stamps of 40k and 1r, probably removed from a presentation card, gummed, VF and extremely rare, according to our records this stamp had never been offered at any Public Sale. In our opinion it was unissued because of an umbrella over combine oper...
8
Hammer price:
$10,000
Soviet Union 1959, 250th Anniv of the Poltava Battle, 40k red brown, violet gray
Soviet Union 1959, 250th Anniv of the Poltava Battle, 40k red brown, violet gray Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1942-91
1959, 250th Anniversary of the Poltava Battle, 40k red brown and violet gray, bottom left corner sheet margin example of this unissued stamp, joined "5" and "0" of "250" variety, excellent condition, full OG, NH, VF and very rare positional piece, N. Mandrovski certificate, SC #2254 fn
9
Hammer price:
$9,500
Soviet Union DEFINITIVE ISSUES OF 1939-47: 1943, 60k brick red imperforated pair
Soviet Union DEFINITIVE ISSUES OF 1939-47: 1943, 60k brick red imperforated pair Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1923-41
DEFINITIVE ISSUES OF 1939-47: 1943, Coat of Arms, 60k brick red, horizontal imperforated pair, flawless condition in every respect, full OG, NH, VF, a rarity, just another imperforated pair is recorded, N. Mandrovski certificate, this pair had been sold in our Auction #69 for $13,800, including a premium (Lot #859), Sc. #737 imp
10
Hammer price:
$9,500
Soviet Union 1955, Nicolaus Copernicus, 1r multicolored
Soviet Union 1955, Nicolaus Copernicus, 1r multicolored Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1942-91
1955, Nicolaus Copernicus, 1r multicolored, unfolded miniature sheet of ten, intact margins and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF and very rare, Sc. #1752 var
11
Hammer price:
$9,500
Soviet Union 1959, 250th Anniv of the Poltava Battle, 40k red brown, violet gray
Soviet Union 1959, 250th Anniv of the Poltava Battle, 40k red brown, violet gray Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1942-91
1959, 250th Anniversary of the Poltava Battle, 40k red brown and violet gray, bottom right corner sheet margin unissued stamp due to political reasons, completely flawless quality, full OG, NH, VF and very rare positional piece, SC #2254 fn
12
Hammer price:
$8,000
Carpatho - Ukraine - Second Uzhgorod Issue, 1945, black or red surcharges on
Carpatho - Ukraine - Second Uzhgorod Issue, 1945, black or red surcharges on
Carpatho - Ukraine - Second Uzhgorod Issue, 1945, black or red surcharges on
Carpatho - Ukraine - Second Uzhgorod Issue, 1945, black or red surcharges on Raritan Stamps, Inc. Carpatho-Ukraine, Countries of the World (C-R), Russia, Auction #81, March 22
1945, black or red surcharges on Hungarian definitive and Women issues, "10"/1f-"2.00"/1p, 37 stamps altogether, nice quality material, full OG, NH, F/VF, all properly expertized, three"key" values with G. von Steiden certificates, C.v. CZK530,000=US$23,500
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Hammer price:
$8,000
Soviet Union DEFINITIVE ISSUES OF 1939-47: 1939, miner 5k red, imperforated pair
Soviet Union DEFINITIVE ISSUES OF 1939-47: 1939, miner 5k red, imperforated pair Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1923-41
DEFINITIVE ISSUES OF 1939-47: 1939, miner 5k red, horizontal imperforated pair, nice margins all around, right stamp has slight gum wave without creasing, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare, one of three known imperforated pairs of that issue, Raritan Stamps guarantee, this pair was sold in our Auction #69 for $11,500, including premium (Lot #857), Sc. #734 imp
14
Hammer price:
$8,000
Soviet Union 1955, Moscow University, 1r multicolored
Soviet Union 1955, Moscow University, 1r multicolored Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1942-91
1955, Moscow University, 1r multicolored, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, unfolded block of four, top right stamp has broken a curl of "P" in "Pochta" variety, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare multiple, only a few of blocks of this rarity still survived, Sc. #1787 var
15
Hammer price:
$7,500
People's Republic of China, 1962, Stage Art of Mei Lan-fang, $3 multicolored
People's Republic of China, 1962, Stage Art of Mei Lan-fang, $3 multicolored Raritan Stamps, Inc. Carpatho-Ukraine, Countries of the World (C-R), Russia, Auction #81, March 22
1962, Stage Art of Mei Lan-fang, $3 multicolored, souvenir sheet, appropriate size and sharp corners, tiny natural paper inclusion at left invisible from the face, nice condition overall, full original gum slightly yellowing along stamp perforation, LH, VF and scarce, C.v. $15,000
16
Hammer price:
$7,500
Soviet Union, AIR POST: 1934, Airships, perforated trial color proofs of 5k, 10k
Soviet Union, AIR POST: 1934, Airships, perforated trial color proofs of 5k, 10k Raritan Stamps, Inc. Russia, Soviet Union, Ukraine, Countries (S-Y), Auction #82, Part II, June 22
AIR POST STAMPS: 1934, Airships, perforated trial color proofs of 5k in ultra, 10k in violet, 15k in red orange, 20k in brown and 30k in green, perforation 11, printed on watermarked Borders and Rosettes paper, very fresh and nice, gummed, VF and very rare, especially in complete set, Sc. #C53-57
17
Hammer price:
$7,500
Soviet Union FIRST DEFINTIVE TYPO PRINTING (PERF 14 1/2X15): 1924-25, 15k lemon
Soviet Union FIRST DEFINTIVE TYPO PRINTING (PERF 14 1/2X15): 1924-25, 15k lemon
Soviet Union FIRST DEFINTIVE TYPO PRINTING (PERF 14 1/2X15): 1924-25, 15k lemon Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1923-41
FIRST DEFINTIVE ISSUE - TYPOGRAPHICAL PRINTING (PERFORATION 14 1/2X15): 1924-25, peasant 15k lemon yellow, nice stamp in every respect without usual paper inclusions, nice centering and intact perforation, full OG, LH, VF and scarce, Z. Mikulski certificate, C.v. $25,000, Sc. #287
18
Hammer price:
$7,500
Soviet Union FELIX DZERZHINSKY ISSUE: 1937, 10k-80k, imperf complete set of four
Soviet Union FELIX DZERZHINSKY ISSUE: 1937, 10k-80k, imperf complete set of four Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1923-41
FELIX DZERZHINSKY ISSUE: 1937, 10k-80k, imperforated complete set of four, nice margins all around, completely flawless and bright original gum, NH, VF and very rare in such sound condition, P. Buchsbayew certificate, Sc. #606a-09a
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Hammer price:
$7,500
Soviet Union CHELYUSKIN RESCUE ISSUE: 1935, perforated trial color proofs set
Soviet Union CHELYUSKIN RESCUE ISSUE: 1935, perforated trial color proofs set Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1942-91
CHELYUSKIN RESCUE ISSUE: 1935, perforated trial color proofs of 1k-50k, complete set of ten in various colors, reduced size of stamps, most with perforation divides by scissors, no gum, VF and rare in complete set, especially in premium condition,each one signed by Z. Mikulski with his certificate for the set, Sc. #C58-67
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Hammer price:
$7,500
Soviet Union AVIATION EXHIBITION ISSUE: 1937, 1r black, brown and buff
Soviet Union AVIATION EXHIBITION ISSUE: 1937, 1r black, brown and buff Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1942-91
AVIATION EXHIBITION ISSUE: 1937, 1r black, brown and buff, left sheet margin (44mm) vertical imperforated pair, nice margins at three other sides, absolutely flawless quality item, no gum as produced, NH, VF and extremely rare, Sc. #C75 imp
21
Hammer price:
$7,000
Russian Empire, 1919, 3.50r maroon and green, 7r green and pink, varnish lines
Russian Empire, 1919, 3.50r maroon and green, 7r green and pink, varnish lines Raritan Stamps, Inc. Russia, Soviet Union, Ukraine, Countries (S-Y), Auction #82, Part II, June 22
1919, 3.50r maroon and green, 7r green and pink, printed on paper with horizontal varnish lines, imperforated horizontal pairs, excellent condition in every respect, full OG, NH, VF and very rare, Sc. #137d, 138c
22
Hammer price:
$7,000
Soviet Union MOSCOW: 1923-29,
Soviet Union MOSCOW: 1923-29, "Moskovsky Mashinotrest" Machinery Trust) unused Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - Dr. John H. Avtsin Collection of Postal Advertising labels
LABELS ISSUED IN MOSCOW: 1923-29, "Moskovsky Mashinotrest" (Moscow Machinery Trust) unused multicolored label, soldier 7k brown is affixed over, full OG, LH, VF and very rare, AL Cat.#21
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Hammer price:
$7,000
Soviet Union LENIN 1R-3R ISSUE (WATERMARK BORDERS AND ROSETTES): 1926, proof 3r
Soviet Union LENIN 1R-3R ISSUE (WATERMARK BORDERS AND ROSETTES): 1926, proof 3r Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1923-41
LENIN 1R-3R DEFINITIVE ISSUE (WATERMARK BORDERS AND ROSETTES): 1926, imperforated proof of 3r in dark green (issued color), top right corner sheet margin block of four, printed on watermarked Squares and Angles paper (the same as Zeppelin set), full OG, NH or LH (top stamps), VF and probably unique multiple, Sc. #344
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Hammer price:
$7,000
Soviet Union MOSCOW AND LENINGRAD PHILATELIC EXHIBITION: 1932, souvenir sheet
Soviet Union MOSCOW AND LENINGRAD PHILATELIC EXHIBITION: 1932, souvenir sheet Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1923-41
MOSCOW AND LENINGRAD PHILATELIC EXHIBITION ISSUES: 1932, Moscow Philatelic Exhibition, 15k brown black and 35k ultra, souvenir sheet of four values, printed in thick paper, size 168x119mm, we mention slightly rounded corners and minimal paper wave at left, well above average quality item, no gum as produced, NH, VF and rare, only 500 such sheets were produced, many of those were destroyed, Sc. #485-86 fn
25
Hammer price:
$7,000
Soviet Union INTERNATIONAL POLAR YEAR ISSUE: 1932, 50k, perf L10 1/2
Soviet Union INTERNATIONAL POLAR YEAR ISSUE: 1932, 50k, perf L10 1/2 Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1942-91
INTERNATIONAL POLAR YEAR ISSUE: 1932, 50k carmine rose, perforation L10 1/2, minimal usual gum waves and violet stroke on third tip of perforation at the bottom, nice centering with intact perforation and bright full original gum, very light trace of hinge mark, VF and the most rare and valuable perforation variety of the Soviet Union, Sc. #C34a
26
Hammer price:
$7,000
United States, 1992, Bicentennial of NYSE, 29c green
United States, 1992, Bicentennial of NYSE, 29c green Raritan Stamps, Inc. USA, Great Britain, Commonwealth, Armenia to Burundi, Auction #81, March 21
1992, Bicentennial of NYSE, 29c green, red and black, center (black engraved color) is inverted, flawless condition, full OG, NH, VF (PSE certificate, graded VF-80), C.v. $17,000,Sc. #2630c
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Hammer price:
$6,000
Soviet Union LIBERATION OF LENINGRAD: 1944, 30k, s/s of 4, inverted text variety
Soviet Union LIBERATION OF LENINGRAD: 1944, 30k, s/s of 4, inverted text variety Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1942-91
LIBERATION OF LENINGRAD ISSUE: 1944, 30k greenish black, souvenir sheet of four with inverted text variety, nice quality, full OG, very light traces of hinge, VF and very rare, N. Mandrovski certificate, Sc. #959 var
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Hammer price:
$5,500
1958, definitive issue, Coat of Arms, 40k red, special issue by intaglio
1958, definitive issue, Coat of Arms, 40k red, special issue by intaglio
1958, definitive issue, Coat of Arms, 40k red, special issue by intaglio
1958, definitive issue, Coat of Arms, 40k red, special issue by intaglio Raritan Stamps, Inc. Soviet Union, Air Post, Exchange Tax, Non-Postal, Offices, Zemstvo, Auction #81
1958, definitive issue, Coat of Arms, 40k red, special issue by intaglio (raster) instead of offset printing, complete sheet of 50 (5x10), folded once along horizontal perforation, slightly dried full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare intact sheet, P. Buchsbayew certificate, Scott #1689 var
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Hammer price:
$5,000
Western Ukrainian Republic - Second Stanyslaviv Issue - The Fifth Set
Western Ukrainian Republic - Second Stanyslaviv Issue - The Fifth Set Raritan Stamps, Inc. "Galychanka" Collection of Western Ukraine, Live Auction #81, March 21
1919, black surcharge 50sh on Porto 50/42h brown, omitted ''Rep'' variety of surcharge (position 17), postally used, VF and extremely rare, one of two known examples of this variety (the other one is mint in the Dr. I. Kulczycky Collection), several experts' hs on reverse, Z. Mikulski certificate is mentioned that the stamp is unique, C.v. $9,000 for a stamp w/o variety, Mi #28, €22,500, Bulat #67 var
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Hammer price:
$5,000
Soviet Union SURCHARGES FOR MOSCOW-SAN FRANCISCO FLIGHT: 1935, vertical pair
Soviet Union SURCHARGES FOR MOSCOW-SAN FRANCISCO FLIGHT: 1935, vertical pair Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1942-91
SURCHARGES FOR MOSCOW-SAN FRANCISCO FLIGHT: 1935, red surcharge 1r on 10k dark brown, vertical pair printed on paper with horizontal position of watermark Borders and Rosettes, lower stamp has small "f" variety of surcharge (positions 4/9), full OG, NH, VF and rare in pair, especially with watermark variety, each stamp with Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, Sc. #C68-68b
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Hammer price:
$5,000
Soviet Union 1948, Colonnade at Kislovodsk, 40k blue
Soviet Union 1948, Colonnade at Kislovodsk, 40k blue Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1942-91
1948, Colonnade at Kislovodsk, 40k blue, original printing with raster vertical diamonds, we note that all recorded issues of this stamp have raster square, full OG, NH, VF and the only recorded stamp of this raster type, ex- the Matvil Collection, since that Sale not even one stamp with this raster was found, Raritan Stamps guarantee, Sc. #1316 var
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Hammer price:
$4,750
Carpatho - Ukraine - Collection of the First Uzhgorod Issue on Pages, 1945, 85
Carpatho - Ukraine - Collection of the First Uzhgorod Issue on Pages, 1945, 85
Carpatho - Ukraine - Collection of the First Uzhgorod Issue on Pages, 1945, 85
Carpatho - Ukraine - Collection of the First Uzhgorod Issue on Pages, 1945, 85
Carpatho - Ukraine - Collection of the First Uzhgorod Issue on Pages, 1945, 85
Carpatho - Ukraine - Collection of the First Uzhgorod Issue on Pages, 1945, 85 Raritan Stamps, Inc. Carpatho-Ukraine, Countries of the World (C-R), Russia, Auction #81, March 22
1945, 85 stamps, including surcharges on definitive, postage due, Kossuth, Horthy and revenue stamps, each value presents in one to seven different types (identified by G. von Steiden Cat.), including 18 stamps without "a" variety, apparently perfect quality unit, full OG, NH, mostly VF, a beautiful holding, C.v. CZK285,000=US$12,700 w/o a premium for types or G. von Steiden C.v. €30,700 including price for types
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Hammer price:
$4,750
1959, Novodevichy Convent, die proof of unissued design with no value indicated
1959, Novodevichy Convent, die proof of unissued design with no value indicated
1959, Novodevichy Convent, die proof of unissued design with no value indicated
1959, Novodevichy Convent, die proof of unissued design with no value indicated Raritan Stamps, Inc. Soviet Union, Air Post, Exchange Tax, Non-Postal, Offices, Zemstvo, Auction #81
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
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Hammer price:
$4,500
People's Republic of China, 1962, Stage Art of Mei Lan-fang, 4f-50f
People's Republic of China, 1962, Stage Art of Mei Lan-fang, 4f-50f Raritan Stamps, Inc. Carpatho-Ukraine, Countries of the World (C-R), Russia, Auction #81, March 22
1962, Stage Art of Mei Lan-fang, 4f-50f, imperforated complete set of eight, ample to large margins all around, nice and fresh white original gum, LH, VF, C.v. $6,500
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Hammer price:
$4,500
German Occupation Issues During the World War II - Ukraine - Alexanderstadt
German Occupation Issues During the World War II - Ukraine - Alexanderstadt
German Occupation Issues During the World War II - Ukraine - Alexanderstadt
German Occupation Issues During the World War II - Ukraine - Alexanderstadt Raritan Stamps, Inc. Carpatho-Ukraine, Countries of the World (C-R), Russia, Auction #81, March 22
1942, handstamped black surcharge (type III, swastika 4mm) 1.50(r) on miner 5k red, full OG, VLH, VF and extremely rare, only a few such stamps were produced, several expert's signatures on reverse, W. Zirath certificate, C.v. €20,000
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Hammer price:
$4,500
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1942-43 YEAR, about 850 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1942-43 YEAR, about 850 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1942-43 YEAR, about 850 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1942-43 YEAR, about 850 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1942-43 YEAR, about 850 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1942-43 YEAR, about 850 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1942-43 YEAR, about 850 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1942-43 YEAR, about 850 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1942-43 YEAR, about 850 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1942-43 YEAR, about 850 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1942-43 YEAR, about 850 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1942-43 YEAR, about 850 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1942-43 YEAR, about 850 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1942-43 YEAR, about 850 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1942-43 YEAR, about 850 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1942-43 YEAR, about 850 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1942-43 YEAR, about 850 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1942-43 YEAR, about 850 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1942-43 YEAR, about 850 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1942-43 YEAR, about 850 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1942-43 YEAR, about 850 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1942-43 YEAR, about 850 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1942-43 YEAR, about 850 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1942-43 YEAR, about 850 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1942-43 YEAR, about 850 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1942-43 YEAR, about 850 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1942-43 YEAR, about 850 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1942-43 YEAR, about 850 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1942-43 YEAR, about 850 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1942-43 YEAR, about 850 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1942-43 YEAR, about 850 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1942-43 YEAR, about 850 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1942-43 YEAR, about 850 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1942-43 YEAR, about 850 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1942-43 YEAR, about 850 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1942-43 YEAR, about 850 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1942-43 YEAR, about 850 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1942-43 YEAR, about 850 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1942-43 YEAR, about 850 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1942-43 YEAR, about 850 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1942-43 YEAR, about 850 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1942-43 YEAR, about 850 mostly mint stamps Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1942-91
COLLECTION OF 1942-43 YEAR, about 850 mostly mint stamps (20 - used) in singles, pairs, strips and blocks, including Navoi in gutter blocks (minor flaws), nice range of Battle Scenes issues, ten fantails, Sniper with rastervertical diamonds (unused, regummed), numerous plate varieties and many more, generally full OG with many NH stamps, SC. v. is over 550,000P, Sc. #857/908, var
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Hammer price:
$4,500
Soviet Union 1952, definitive issue, Order of Lenin
Soviet Union 1952, definitive issue, Order of Lenin Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1942-91
1952, definitive issue, Order of Lenin, technological proof of 10r in black, bottom right corner sheet margin block of six (3x2), printed on watermarked "Shaded Diamonds" paper (Goznak classification "HK-51"), no gum as produced, NH, VF and the only known multiple on that paper with Goznak marking, V. Liapine certificate, Sc. #1654
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Hammer price:
$4,250
German Occupation Issues During the World War II - Estland (Estonia) - Pernau
German Occupation Issues During the World War II - Estland (Estonia) - Pernau
German Occupation Issues During the World War II - Estland (Estonia) - Pernau
German Occupation Issues During the World War II - Estland (Estonia) - Pernau Raritan Stamps, Inc. Carpatho-Ukraine, Countries of the World (C-R), Russia, Auction #81, March 22
1941, black overprint (type I) "Pernau. 8.VII.1941" on farm worker 50k brown on yellow network, top sheet margin block four, overprint positions 7-8/17-18, full OG, NH, VF and very rare multiple, T. Loebbering certificate, C.v. €14,600 as singles
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Hammer price:
$4,250
Soviet Union 1956, Generalissimo Alexander Suvorov, proof of complete design
Soviet Union 1956, Generalissimo Alexander Suvorov, proof of complete design Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1942-91
1956, Generalissimo Alexander Suvorov, technological proof of complete design for 1r in olive green and red brown, imperforated block of four, printed on wove paper without watermark, no gum as produced, NH, VF and extremely rare in block, Raritan Stamps guarantee, Sc. #1889
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Hammer price:
$4,250
Soviet Union 1957, All-Union Industrial Exhibition, Tractor
Soviet Union 1957, All-Union Industrial Exhibition, Tractor "DET 250" Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1942-91
1957, All-Union Industrial Exhibition, Tractor "DET 250", unissued design and denomination of 1r in bright ultramarine, perforation L12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare, Sc. #1994
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Hammer price:
$4,000
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs
Argentina, REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 proofs Raritan Stamps, Inc. USA, Great Britain, Commonwealth, Albania to Romania, Auction #82, June 21
REMAINDER OF THE COLLECTION: 1873-1942, over 1,000 die, plate or trial color proofs, produced on thin cards or india paper, representing several dozens various commemorative and definitive issues, mounted on Collection pages and housed in three albums, we note a few dubious, probably privately produced ''proofs'', as well as occasional flaws possible, but absolutely fabulous assemblage overall, no gum as produced, VF
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Hammer price:
$4,000
1935, Moscow Spartacist Games, 1k-40k, complete set of ten, unfolded blocks of
1935, Moscow Spartacist Games, 1k-40k, complete set of ten, unfolded blocks of
1935, Moscow Spartacist Games, 1k-40k, complete set of ten, unfolded blocks of
1935, Moscow Spartacist Games, 1k-40k, complete set of ten, unfolded blocks of Raritan Stamps, Inc. Soviet Union, Air Post, Exchange Tax, Non-Postal, Offices, Zemstvo, Auction #81
1935, Moscow Spartacist Games, 1k-40k, complete set of ten, unfolded blocks of four, most except 5k and 10k with sheet margins, excellent condition, full OG, NH, VF
43
Hammer price:
$4,000
Soviet Union MOSCOW: 1923, two labels of different Printing Companies on cover
Soviet Union MOSCOW: 1923, two labels of different Printing Companies on cover Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - Dr. John H. Avtsin Collection of Postal Advertising labels
LABELS ISSUED IN MOSCOW: 1923, two labels of different Printing Companies, "Krasny Proletariy" and "Mospolygraph", each one bearing worker 4k carmine, used on reverse of registered cover from Moscow to New York, uprated by 11 RSFSR stamps 5r x1, 20r x10) and vertical pair of soldier 10k dark blue, tied by Moscow "30.10.23" ds, NYC arrival marking, minor paper waves and bottom left corner imperfection, still F/VF and extremely rare mixed franking mailing to...
44
Hammer price:
$4,000
Soviet Union 'FOKKER F-111
Soviet Union 'FOKKER F-111" ISSUE: 1924, inverted black surcharge 20k on 10r red Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1942-91
'FOKKER F-111" ISSUE: 1924, inverted black surcharge 20k on 10r red, nice stamp in every respect, full OG, LH, VF and very rare, several expert's hs on reverse, including Dr. Jemtschoujin, A. Brun, Champion and F. Kessler, Sc. #C9a
45
Hammer price:
$4,000
Soviet Union 1948, Coat of Arms and Flag of the Soviet Union, 40k brownish red
Soviet Union 1948, Coat of Arms and Flag of the Soviet Union, 40k brownish red Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1942-91
1948, Coat of Arms and Flag of the Soviet Union, 40k brownish red, size 14.8x21.8mm, original printing, horizontal imperforated pair, enlarged margins all around, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare, the similar pair had been sold in our Auction #75 for $5,500 plus commission, Raritan Stamps guarantee, Sc. #1306 imp
46
Hammer price:
$4,000
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1949 YEAR, well over 1300 mainly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1949 YEAR, well over 1300 mainly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1949 YEAR, well over 1300 mainly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1949 YEAR, well over 1300 mainly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1949 YEAR, well over 1300 mainly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1949 YEAR, well over 1300 mainly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1949 YEAR, well over 1300 mainly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1949 YEAR, well over 1300 mainly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1949 YEAR, well over 1300 mainly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1949 YEAR, well over 1300 mainly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1949 YEAR, well over 1300 mainly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1949 YEAR, well over 1300 mainly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1949 YEAR, well over 1300 mainly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1949 YEAR, well over 1300 mainly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1949 YEAR, well over 1300 mainly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1949 YEAR, well over 1300 mainly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1949 YEAR, well over 1300 mainly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1949 YEAR, well over 1300 mainly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1949 YEAR, well over 1300 mainly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1949 YEAR, well over 1300 mainly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1949 YEAR, well over 1300 mainly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1949 YEAR, well over 1300 mainly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1949 YEAR, well over 1300 mainly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1949 YEAR, well over 1300 mainly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1949 YEAR, well over 1300 mainly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1949 YEAR, well over 1300 mainly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1949 YEAR, well over 1300 mainly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1949 YEAR, well over 1300 mainly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1949 YEAR, well over 1300 mainly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1949 YEAR, well over 1300 mainly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1949 YEAR, well over 1300 mainly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1949 YEAR, well over 1300 mainly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1949 YEAR, well over 1300 mainly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1949 YEAR, well over 1300 mainly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1949 YEAR, well over 1300 mainly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1949 YEAR, well over 1300 mainly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1949 YEAR, well over 1300 mainly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1949 YEAR, well over 1300 mainly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1949 YEAR, well over 1300 mainly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1949 YEAR, well over 1300 mainly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1949 YEAR, well over 1300 mainly mint stamps Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1942-91
COLLECTION OF 1949 YEAR, well over 1300 mainly mint stamps, including 176 blocks of four, and 13 souvenir sheets, representing all 39 issues of the Year, including three perforated and one imperforated Lenin Mausoleum sheets (all are expertly regummed), several Stalin sheets, some on pre-printing facial only toned paper plus one forgery, nice range of definitive set, Pushkin issue, five fantails and many more, nice quality group, mainly full OG, NH (90%) o...
47
Hammer price:
$4,000
Soviet Union 1952, definitive issue, Order of Lenin
Soviet Union 1952, definitive issue, Order of Lenin Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1942-91
1952, definitive issue, Order of Lenin, technological proof of 10r in black, bottom right corner sheet margin block of six (3x2), printed on watermarked "Shaded Stars" raw paper (Goznak classification "ÀÍÎÇ"), no gum as produced, NH, VF and the only known multiple on that paper with Goznak marking, V. Liapine certificate, Sc. #1654
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Hammer price:
$4,000
Soviet Union 1957, All-Union Industrial Exhibition, Tractor
Soviet Union 1957, All-Union Industrial Exhibition, Tractor "DET 250" Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1942-91
1957, All-Union Industrial Exhibition, Tractor "DET 250", unissued design and denomination of 1r in bluish green, perforation L12 1/2 partially separated by scissors, gummed, VF and extremely rare, in various Russian Specialized Cats these stamps without perforation and mounted on cards are considered to be proofs, Sc. #1994
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Hammer price:
$4,000
Soviet Union 1960, Iris, perforated proof of 60k multicolored
Soviet Union 1960, Iris, perforated proof of 60k multicolored Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1942-91
1960, Iris, perforated proof of 60k multicolored, reduced format stamp, horizontal pair, full OG, NH, VF and very rare, especially in pair, an issued stamp is enclosed for comparison, Sc. #2413
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Hammer price:
$4,000
1961, definitive issue, 2k green, 3k violet, 4k red and 10r orange, horizontal
1961, definitive issue, 2k green, 3k violet, 4k red and 10r orange, horizontal
1961, definitive issue, 2k green, 3k violet, 4k red and 10r orange, horizontal
1961, definitive issue, 2k green, 3k violet, 4k red and 10r orange, horizontal Raritan Stamps, Inc. Soviet Union, Air Post, Exchange Tax, Non-Postal, Offices, Zemstvo, Auction #81
1961, definitive issue, 2k green, 3k violet, 4k red and 10r orange, horizontal imperforated pairs with enlarged to sheet margins, some usual gum creases, still fresh, full OG, NH, VF and very rare unit, P. Buchsbayew certificate
51
Hammer price:
$3,750
People's Republic of China - Collections and Group Lots, CULTURE REVOLUTION
People's Republic of China - Collections and Group Lots, CULTURE REVOLUTION
People's Republic of China - Collections and Group Lots, CULTURE REVOLUTION
People's Republic of China - Collections and Group Lots, CULTURE REVOLUTION
People's Republic of China - Collections and Group Lots, CULTURE REVOLUTION
People's Republic of China - Collections and Group Lots, CULTURE REVOLUTION Raritan Stamps, Inc. Carpatho-Ukraine, Countries of the World (C-R), Russia, Auction #81, March 22
1967-68, 44 mint or CTO stamps, including Thoughts of Mao (both strips are unfolded, but with slightly tarnished gold - CTO), Mao Our Great Teacher (first issue of five is LH, second -CTO),Anniversaries of Communist Party and Peoples Republic (both LH), Mao's Poems (11 stamps total, 10 - different) and others, nice quality material, full OG, VF, C.v. is close to $6,000
52
Hammer price:
$3,750
'Philately for the Labor'' Issue, 1923, inverted silver surcharge ''4r+4r'' on
'Philately for the Labor'' Issue, 1923, inverted silver surcharge ''4r+4r'' on Raritan Stamps, Inc. The Michael Pipe Collection of RSFSR Issues, Auction #81, March 23
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
53
Hammer price:
$3,750
Soviet Union FIRST DEFINITIVE ISSUE ON IMPROVED PAPER: 1926, 7k-5r, blks of 4
Soviet Union FIRST DEFINITIVE ISSUE ON IMPROVED PAPER: 1926, 7k-5r, blks of 4
Soviet Union FIRST DEFINITIVE ISSUE ON IMPROVED PAPER: 1926, 7k-5r, blks of 4
Soviet Union FIRST DEFINITIVE ISSUE ON IMPROVED PAPER: 1926, 7k-5r, blks of 4
Soviet Union FIRST DEFINITIVE ISSUE ON IMPROVED PAPER: 1926, 7k-5r, blks of 4
Soviet Union FIRST DEFINITIVE ISSUE ON IMPROVED PAPER: 1926, 7k-5r, blks of 4
Soviet Union FIRST DEFINITIVE ISSUE ON IMPROVED PAPER: 1926, 7k-5r, blks of 4 Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1923-41
FIRST DEFINITIVE ISSUE ON IMPROVED PAPER: 1926, 7k-5r, complete set of eight in blocks of four, eight or larger, many positional pieces, some of which with printer's marking, the total is 28 complete sets, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, SC #0120-27
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Hammer price:
$3,750
Soviet Union 3rd ANN. OF LENIN DEATH: 1926, portrait of Lenin, unaccepted essay
Soviet Union 3rd ANN. OF LENIN DEATH: 1926, portrait of Lenin, unaccepted essay Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1923-41
THIRD ANNIVERSARY OF THE DEATH OF LENIN: 1926, multicolored portrait of Lenin with frame and text in dark blue, perforation 11 1/2, unaccepted essay, affixed on gray card and overprinted "Project" in red at the bottom, VF and very rare, SC #NP41
55
Hammer price:
$3,750
Soviet Union 1965, Democratic Women's Federation, 6k blue green and orange brown
Soviet Union 1965, Democratic Women's Federation, 6k blue green and orange brown Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1942-91
1965, Democratic Women's Federation, 6k blue green and orange brown, enlarged design with inscription "Vsemirnoi" (World) instead of "Mezhdunarodnoi" (International), comb 12 1/2x12 instead of harrow perforation 11 1/2, horizontal pair, full original, but slightly dryish gum, NH, VF and rare, especially in pair, Sc. #3093 var
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Hammer price:
$3,500
Mongolia, COLLECTION OF BETTER DEFINITIVE AND COMMEMORATIVE ISSUES: 1943-59, 77
Mongolia, COLLECTION OF BETTER DEFINITIVE AND COMMEMORATIVE ISSUES: 1943-59, 77
Mongolia, COLLECTION OF BETTER DEFINITIVE AND COMMEMORATIVE ISSUES: 1943-59, 77
Mongolia, COLLECTION OF BETTER DEFINITIVE AND COMMEMORATIVE ISSUES: 1943-59, 77
Mongolia, COLLECTION OF BETTER DEFINITIVE AND COMMEMORATIVE ISSUES: 1943-59, 77 Raritan Stamps, Inc. Carpatho-Ukraine, Countries of the World (C-R), Russia, Auction #81, March 22
1943-59, 77 mint or postally used stamps, neatly arranged on stockpages, representing complete sets of No.75-82, 84-90, 91-103, 104-15 and several others, two stamps with gum crease, nice quality overall - no toning or hidden defects, full OG, NH or LH (marked ** or *), unused no gum or used, F/VF
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Hammer price:
$3,500
RSFSR, 1918,
RSFSR, 1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", die proof of central design only in blue Raritan Stamps, Inc. Russia, Soviet Union, Ukraine, Countries (S-Y), Auction #82, Part II, June 22
1918, "Sword Breaking Chain", die proof of central design only in blue, printed on thick white paper, size 26x31mm, no gum as produced, NH, VF and according to P. Buchsbayew certificate "a rarity from R.S.F.S.R., unique", Sc. #149
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Hammer price:
$3,500
Soviet Union ETHNOGRAPHIC  1933, 1k-35k, 129 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union ETHNOGRAPHIC  1933, 1k-35k, 129 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union ETHNOGRAPHIC  1933, 1k-35k, 129 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union ETHNOGRAPHIC  1933, 1k-35k, 129 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union ETHNOGRAPHIC  1933, 1k-35k, 129 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union ETHNOGRAPHIC  1933, 1k-35k, 129 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union ETHNOGRAPHIC  1933, 1k-35k, 129 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union ETHNOGRAPHIC 1933, 1k-35k, 129 mostly mint stamps Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1923-41
ETHNOGRAPHIC ISSUE: 1933, 1k-35k, 129 mostly mint stamps (three pieces of seven used stamps), including 17 blocks of four, block of 2k has two stamps creased, 6k and 15k (Turkmens) are folded, others in flawless condition, mainly full OG, NH or LH/hinged, F/VF, Sc. #489-509
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Hammer price:
$3,500
Soviet Union NON-STOP FLIGHT TO FAR EAST ISSUE: 1939, 15k on ordinary paper
Soviet Union NON-STOP FLIGHT TO FAR EAST ISSUE: 1939, 15k on ordinary paper Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1923-41
NON-STOP FLIGHT TO FAR EAST ISSUE: 1939, 15k green, 30k brown violet and 60k red, imperforated complete set of three, four-side margins all around, full OG, previously hinged, VF and rare, only 50 complete sets possible, Raybaudi certificate, Sc. #718-20 imp
60
Hammer price:
$3,500
Soviet Union 1946, Elections to the Supreme Council, 45k brown vermilion
Soviet Union 1946, Elections to the Supreme Council, 45k brown vermilion Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1942-91
1946, Elections to the Supreme Council, 45k brown vermilion, horizontal imperforated pair, nice margins all around, full OG, NH, VF and very rare, Sc. #1027 imp
61
Hammer price:
$3,500
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1948 YEAR, over 1400 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1948 YEAR, over 1400 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1948 YEAR, over 1400 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1948 YEAR, over 1400 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1948 YEAR, over 1400 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1948 YEAR, over 1400 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1948 YEAR, over 1400 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1948 YEAR, over 1400 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1948 YEAR, over 1400 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1948 YEAR, over 1400 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1948 YEAR, over 1400 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1948 YEAR, over 1400 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1948 YEAR, over 1400 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1948 YEAR, over 1400 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1948 YEAR, over 1400 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1948 YEAR, over 1400 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1948 YEAR, over 1400 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1948 YEAR, over 1400 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1948 YEAR, over 1400 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1948 YEAR, over 1400 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1948 YEAR, over 1400 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1948 YEAR, over 1400 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1948 YEAR, over 1400 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1948 YEAR, over 1400 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1948 YEAR, over 1400 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1948 YEAR, over 1400 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1948 YEAR, over 1400 mostly mint stamps Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1942-91
COLLECTION OF 1948 YEAR, over 1400 mostly mint stamps, including more than 200 blocks of four, representing all 30 issues of the year, nine fantails, Art Theater 40k with raster square and numerous other raster and plate varieties, overall nice condition, mainly full OG, most is NH, F/VF, SC.v. $875,000P, Sc. #1189-317, var
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Hammer price:
$3,500
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1950 YEAR, about 1100 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1950 YEAR, about 1100 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1950 YEAR, about 1100 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1950 YEAR, about 1100 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1950 YEAR, about 1100 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1950 YEAR, about 1100 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1950 YEAR, about 1100 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1950 YEAR, about 1100 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1950 YEAR, about 1100 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1950 YEAR, about 1100 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1950 YEAR, about 1100 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1950 YEAR, about 1100 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1950 YEAR, about 1100 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1950 YEAR, about 1100 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1950 YEAR, about 1100 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1950 YEAR, about 1100 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1950 YEAR, about 1100 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1950 YEAR, about 1100 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1950 YEAR, about 1100 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1950 YEAR, about 1100 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1950 YEAR, about 1100 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1950 YEAR, about 1100 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1950 YEAR, about 1100 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1950 YEAR, about 1100 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1950 YEAR, about 1100 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1950 YEAR, about 1100 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1950 YEAR, about 1100 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1950 YEAR, about 1100 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1950 YEAR, about 1100 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1950 YEAR, about 1100 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1950 YEAR, about 1100 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1950 YEAR, about 1100 mostly mint stamps
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1950 YEAR, about 1100 mostly mint stamps Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1942-91
COLLECTION OF 1950 YEAR, about 1100 mostly mint stamps, including 130 blocks of four and two panes of ten, representing all 34 issues of the Year, starting with definitives of typo printing (both are regummed),numerous plate varieties, four fantails, two sets of Skyscrapers (one is regammed) and many more, fresh quality, mainly full OG, NH (95%), F/VF, SC.v. is over 850,000P, Sc. #1428-536, var
63
Hammer price:
$3,500
Soviet Union 1958, Radio Day, 40k blue green and red
Soviet Union 1958, Radio Day, 40k blue green and red Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1942-91
1958, Radio Day, 40k blue green and red, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, bottom right corner sheet margin single, full OG, NH, VF and a gorgeous item, Sc. #2063 var
64
Hammer price:
$3,250
People's Republic of China - Collections and Group Lots, MAINLY MINT COLLECTION
People's Republic of China - Collections and Group Lots, MAINLY MINT COLLECTION
People's Republic of China - Collections and Group Lots, MAINLY MINT COLLECTION
People's Republic of China - Collections and Group Lots, MAINLY MINT COLLECTION
People's Republic of China - Collections and Group Lots, MAINLY MINT COLLECTION
People's Republic of China - Collections and Group Lots, MAINLY MINT COLLECTION
People's Republic of China - Collections and Group Lots, MAINLY MINT COLLECTION
People's Republic of China - Collections and Group Lots, MAINLY MINT COLLECTION
People's Republic of China - Collections and Group Lots, MAINLY MINT COLLECTION Raritan Stamps, Inc. Carpatho-Ukraine, Countries of the World (C-R), Russia, Auction #81, March 22
about 300 mostly mint stamps (a dozen of CTO with full OG), highlights included Gold Fishes, Pigs, Chrysanthemums, Tibetan People, both Cuba sets, Peonies, Oil Industry, Power Station, Machinery and others, fresh quality material, full OG, some NH, but mainly LH, F/VF or better, C.v. $9,800
65
Hammer price:
$3,250
Western Ukrainian Republic - First and Second Vienna Issues
Western Ukrainian Republic - First and Second Vienna Issues Raritan Stamps, Inc. "Galychanka" Collection of Western Ukraine, Live Auction #81, March 21
1919, Second Vienna issue, 5s-3k, imperforated complete set of 12 in horizontal top sheet margin strips of five, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF and rare matched unit, C.v. $3,000 as hinged singles,Bulat #111a-22a
66
Hammer price:
$3,250
1933, Baku Commissars, 4k-40k, complete set of five, unfolded blocks of four,
1933, Baku Commissars, 4k-40k, complete set of five, unfolded blocks of four, Raritan Stamps, Inc. Soviet Union, Air Post, Exchange Tax, Non-Postal, Offices, Zemstvo, Auction #81
1933, Baku Commissars, 4k-40k, complete set of five, unfolded blocks of four, all but 5k with sheet margins, excellent quality unit, full original usually uneven gum, NH, VF and scarce multiples
67
Hammer price:
$3,250
Soviet Union FIRST DEFINITIVE ISSUE ON WATERMARKED PAPER: 1926, 8k, litho, imp
Soviet Union FIRST DEFINITIVE ISSUE ON WATERMARKED PAPER: 1926, 8k, litho, imp Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1923-41
FIRST DEFINITIVE ISSUE - PERF. AND IMPERF.STAMPS ON WATERMARKED PAPER: 1926, worker 8k olive brown, litho printing, huge margins imperforated single, very fresh and choice, full OG, very light trace of hinge (appears NH), VF and rare, Soviet Philatelic guarantee hs, Sc. #311 var
68
Hammer price:
$3,250
Soviet Union FIRST DEFINITIVE ISSUE ON WATERMARKED PAPER: 1925, trial of 18k
Soviet Union FIRST DEFINITIVE ISSUE ON WATERMARKED PAPER: 1925, trial of 18k Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1923-41
FIRST DEFINITIVE ISSUE - PERF. AND IMPERF.STAMPS ON WATERMARKED PAPER: 1925, trial printing of soldier 18k violet in horizontal imperforated pair on paper with vanish lines, enlarged margins and very fresh, full OG, NH, VF and very rare, especially in pair, Dr. E. Diena certificate, Sc. #316
69
Hammer price:
$3,250
Soviet Union THIRD DEFINITIVE ISSUE: 1931-32, 1k-1r, imperf complete set of nine
Soviet Union THIRD DEFINITIVE ISSUE: 1931-32, 1k-1r, imperf complete set of nine Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1923-41
THIRD DEFINITIVE ISSUE: 1931-32, 1k-1r, imperforated complete set of nine, blocks of four, nice and fresh quality unit, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiples, N. Mandrovski certificate for the high value block, Sc. #456-67
70
Hammer price:
$3,250
Soviet Union 1956, Generalissimo Alexander Suvorov, technological proof
Soviet Union 1956, Generalissimo Alexander Suvorov, technological proof Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1942-91
1956, Generalissimo Alexander Suvorov, technological proof of central vignette in red brown used for 1r denomination, imperforated block of four, printed on wove paper without watermark, no gum as produced, NH, VF and very rare multiple, V. Liapine certificate, Sc. #1889
71
Hammer price:
$3,250
Soviet Union 1958, All-Union Industrial Exhibition, 60k gray violet
Soviet Union 1958, All-Union Industrial Exhibition, 60k gray violet Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1942-91
1958, All-Union Industrial Exhibition, 60k gray violet, black and red, top right corner sheet margin imperforated block of four, printed on thick chalk-surfaced paper, no gum as produced, NH, VF and rare multiple, Sc. #2030 imp
72
Hammer price:
$3,200
GB Victoria 1840 1d black plate 11 NG fine RED MX close-large margins just touch
GB Victoria 1840 1d black plate 11 NG fine RED MX close-large margins just touch County Philatelic Auctions County Philatelic Auctions Sale 263 - Mail Bid Sale - NO BUYER PREMIUM
GB Victoria 1840 1d black plate 11 NG fine RED MX close-large margins just touched top Sq pressed crease c£40000 RPS cert ‡ {b}
73
Hammer price:
$3,000
GB Officials 1902 10d OW Official vfu cds on piece sgO40 with cert - rare so fin
74
Hammer price:
$3,000
Soviet Union AIRSHIP (DIRIGIBLE) ISSUES: 1931, Airship over the Arctic, 50k
Soviet Union AIRSHIP (DIRIGIBLE) ISSUES: 1931, Airship over the Arctic, 50k Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1942-91
AIRSHIP (DIRIGIBLE) ISSUES: 1931, Airship over the Arctic Region, 50k dark gray blue, error of color, unfolded block of four, very light vertical gray line on the left stamps, nicely centered, full original slightly dryish gum, light traces of hinge marks, VF and scarce multiple, Sc. #C23a
75
Hammer price:
$3,000
Soviet Union 1958, All-Union Industrial Exhibit, reduced format perf proof brwn
Soviet Union 1958, All-Union Industrial Exhibit, reduced format perf proof brwn Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1942-91
1958, All-Union Industrial Exhibition, reduced format perforated (L12 1/2) proof of 60k in brown, gummed, VF and extremely rare, some Russian Specialized Cats listed the same design proofs affixed over Goznakpresentation cards, according to our records this perforated proof offered to the public in the first time, Sc. #2030
76
Hammer price:
$3,000
Soviet Union 1958, All-Union Industrial Exhibit, reduced format perf proof blue
Soviet Union 1958, All-Union Industrial Exhibit, reduced format perf proof blue Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1942-91
1958, All-Union Industrial Exhibition, reduced format perforated (L12 1/2) proof of 60k in deep blue, gummed, VF and extremely rare, Sc. #2030
77
Hammer price:
$3,000
Soviet Union 1958, Sergei Yesenin, 40k multicolored
Soviet Union 1958, Sergei Yesenin, 40k multicolored Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1942-91
1958, Sergei Yesenin, 40k multicolored, gray color is omitted, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare, the only block of 25 of this error had been discovered at the Riga Post Office, N. Mandrovski certificate, Sc. #2144 var
78
Hammer price:
$3,000
Russian Federation, 2008, Election of President Medvedev, uncut pair of sheets
Russian Federation, 2008, Election of President Medvedev, uncut pair of sheets Raritan Stamps, Inc. Russia, Soviet Union, Ukraine, Countries (S-Y), Auction #82, Part II, June 22
2008, Election of President Medvedev, 7r multicolored, uncut horizontal pair of 4-stamp miniature sheets, such sheetlet had been issued only for a Souvenir Booklet commemorating election, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare, only a few such pairs survived, in Auction #79 we sold vertical pair of these sheets (lot #897) for $5,000, Sc. #7068 var
79
Hammer price:
$2,750
People's Republic of China, 1968, Directives of Chairman Mao, 8f red
People's Republic of China, 1968, Directives of Chairman Mao, 8f red Raritan Stamps, Inc. Carpatho-Ukraine, Countries of the World (C-R), Russia, Auction #81, March 22
1968, Directives of Chairman Mao, 8f red, yellow and brown, former horizontal se-tenant strip of five separated between 3rd and 4th stamps, still fresh condition, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $2,375 as singles
80
Hammer price:
$2,750
'Sword Breaking Chain'' Issue, 1918, 70k brown, four side enlarged margins
'Sword Breaking Chain'' Issue, 1918, 70k brown, four side enlarged margins
'Sword Breaking Chain'' Issue, 1918, 70k brown, four side enlarged margins
'Sword Breaking Chain'' Issue, 1918, 70k brown, four side enlarged margins Raritan Stamps, Inc. The Michael Pipe Collection of RSFSR Issues, Auction #81, March 23
1918, 70k brown, four side enlarged margins imperforated single, nice and very fresh, full OG, light trace of hinge, VF and rare, N. Mandrovski certificate, C.v. $16,500 for a pair
81
Hammer price:
$2,750
Soviet Union ORDER OF THE RED BANNER  1933, trial printing of 20k, var
Soviet Union ORDER OF THE RED BANNER 1933, trial printing of 20k, var Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1923-41
ORDER OF THE RED BANNER ISSUE: 1933, trial printing of 20k in gray black, red and yellow, perforation 9 1/2, a spot between second and third "C" in "CCCP" variety (position 106), fresh quality, full OG, previously hinged, VF and rare, N. Mandrovski certificate, Sc. #518
82
Hammer price:
$2,750
Soviet Union BAKU COMMISSARS  1933, 4k-40k, complete set of five
Soviet Union BAKU COMMISSARS 1933, 4k-40k, complete set of five Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1923-41
BAKU COMMISSARS ISSUE: 1933, 4k-40k, complete set of five, blocks of four, all but 20k with sheet or corner margins, block of 40k is slightly folded along vertical perforation, full original somewhat uneven gum, NH, VF and scarce set of multiples, Sc. #519-23
83
Hammer price:
$2,750
Soviet Union ANTON CHEKHOV ISSUE: 1940, 40k red brown, imperforated pair
Soviet Union ANTON CHEKHOV ISSUE: 1940, 40k red brown, imperforated pair Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1923-41
ANTON CHEKHOV ISSUE: 1940, 40k red brown, horizontal imperforated pair, nice four-side margins, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF and very rare, we found just another pair (hinged) sold to the public at Cherrystone Auction in 2015, Sc. #766 imp
84
Hammer price:
$2,500
Imperial Russia, COLLECTION ON SCOTT ALBUM PAGES: 1857-1918, 145 mostly mint
Imperial Russia, COLLECTION ON SCOTT ALBUM PAGES: 1857-1918, 145 mostly mint
Imperial Russia, COLLECTION ON SCOTT ALBUM PAGES: 1857-1918, 145 mostly mint
Imperial Russia, COLLECTION ON SCOTT ALBUM PAGES: 1857-1918, 145 mostly mint
Imperial Russia, COLLECTION ON SCOTT ALBUM PAGES: 1857-1918, 145 mostly mint
Imperial Russia, COLLECTION ON SCOTT ALBUM PAGES: 1857-1918, 145 mostly mint
Imperial Russia, COLLECTION ON SCOTT ALBUM PAGES: 1857-1918, 145 mostly mint Raritan Stamps, Inc. Carpatho-Ukraine, Countries of the World (C-R), Russia, Auction #81, March 22
1857-1918, 145 mostly mint stamps, starting with pen cancelled No.1 and dotted cancelled No.2, then very well completed, including No.5/10 (less 20k), 13-18 (3k OG, others regummed), 19-25, 26-30, 31-38 (full/part of OG), 39-40 (regummed), all others with full OG, fresh looking unit, F/VF, C.v. $16,300
85
Hammer price:
$2,500
Soviet Union THIRD DEFINITIVE ISSUE: 1929-31, over 580 mint stamps and 4 covers
Soviet Union THIRD DEFINITIVE ISSUE: 1929-31, over 580 mint stamps and 4 covers
Soviet Union THIRD DEFINITIVE ISSUE: 1929-31, over 580 mint stamps and 4 covers
Soviet Union THIRD DEFINITIVE ISSUE: 1929-31, over 580 mint stamps and 4 covers
Soviet Union THIRD DEFINITIVE ISSUE: 1929-31, over 580 mint stamps and 4 covers
Soviet Union THIRD DEFINITIVE ISSUE: 1929-31, over 580 mint stamps and 4 covers
Soviet Union THIRD DEFINITIVE ISSUE: 1929-31, over 580 mint stamps and 4 covers
Soviet Union THIRD DEFINITIVE ISSUE: 1929-31, over 580 mint stamps and 4 covers
Soviet Union THIRD DEFINITIVE ISSUE: 1929-31, over 580 mint stamps and 4 covers
Soviet Union THIRD DEFINITIVE ISSUE: 1929-31, over 580 mint stamps and 4 covers
Soviet Union THIRD DEFINITIVE ISSUE: 1929-31, over 580 mint stamps and 4 covers
Soviet Union THIRD DEFINITIVE ISSUE: 1929-31, over 580 mint stamps and 4 covers
Soviet Union THIRD DEFINITIVE ISSUE: 1929-31, over 580 mint stamps and 4 covers
Soviet Union THIRD DEFINITIVE ISSUE: 1929-31, over 580 mint stamps and 4 covers
Soviet Union THIRD DEFINITIVE ISSUE: 1929-31, over 580 mint stamps and 4 covers
Soviet Union THIRD DEFINITIVE ISSUE: 1929-31, over 580 mint stamps and 4 covers
Soviet Union THIRD DEFINITIVE ISSUE: 1929-31, over 580 mint stamps and 4 covers
Soviet Union THIRD DEFINITIVE ISSUE: 1929-31, over 580 mint stamps and 4 covers
Soviet Union THIRD DEFINITIVE ISSUE: 1929-31, over 580 mint stamps and 4 covers Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1923-41
THIRD DEFINITIVE ISSUE: 1929-31, 1k-3r, 1k-1r, over 580 mint perforated and imperforated stamps and four covers, singles, pairs and blocks, numerous watermark varieties, 25 stamps with perforation 10 1/2, including one fantail of1k, imperforated blocks of 4k and 15k, raster vertical diamonds on 1r, comb perforation on 3r in block and more, all housed on Lindner hingeless pages, fresh quality, full OG, NH or LH/hinged, F/VF, Sc. #413-26, 456-67, var
86
Hammer price:
$2,500
Soviet Union SHOTA RUSTAVELI ISSUE: 1938, 20k, horizontal imperforated pair
Soviet Union SHOTA RUSTAVELI ISSUE: 1938, 20k, horizontal imperforated pair Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1923-41
SHOTA RUSTAVELI ISSUE: 1938, 20k deep green, horizontal imperforated pair, enlarged side margins with ample margins at the top and bottom, full OG, LH, VF and rare, especially in pair, expertized by A. Rosselevitch, Raritan Stamps guarantee, ex-the Matvil Collection, Sc. #610b
87
Hammer price:
$2,500
Soviet Union THE STRATOSPHERE DISASTER ISSUE: 1934, Andrey Vasenko, 10k brown
Soviet Union THE STRATOSPHERE DISASTER ISSUE: 1934, Andrey Vasenko, 10k brown Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1942-91
THE STRATOSPHERE DISASTER ISSUE: 1934, Andrey Vasenko, 10k brown, perforation 14, part of neat Kazan CTO, excellent centering and intact perforation, full OG, VF and rare, K. Filobok certificate, Sc. #C51a
88
Hammer price:
$2,500
Soviet Union 1958, International Geophysical Year, Aurora Borealis
Soviet Union 1958, International Geophysical Year, Aurora Borealis Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1942-91
1958, International Geophysical Year, Aurora Borealis, 40k blue and yellow, top left corner margin single with perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12x12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF and rare an eye-catching item, Sc. #2089 var
89
Hammer price:
$2,500
Soviet Union 1962, 30th Soviet Chess Championships in Yerevan, 4k
Soviet Union 1962, 30th Soviet Chess Championships in Yerevan, 4k Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1942-91
1962, 30th Soviet Chess Championships in Yerevan, 4k orange yellow and black, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12 1/2, left sheet margin horizontal pair, full OG, NH, VF and very rare in pair, Raritan Stamps guarantee, Sc. #2676 var
90
Hammer price:
$2,500
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the Raritan Stamps, Inc. Soviet Union, Air Post, Exchange Tax, Non-Postal, Offices, Zemstvo, Auction #81
1921-41, 650 mint stamps and two souvenir sheets, practically complete for the period, including No.456-67, 472-78, 487-88 (30k without dot), 489-509, 540-45, 546-50, 551-54, 559-68 and many more, minor gum flaws should be expected, nevertheless nice and useful unit, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, SC.v. 800,000P
91
Hammer price:
$2,400
Western Ukrainian Republic - Second Stanyslaviv Issue - The Fourth Set
Western Ukrainian Republic - Second Stanyslaviv Issue - The Fourth Set Raritan Stamps, Inc. "Galychanka" Collection of Western Ukraine, Live Auction #81, March 21
1919, black surcharge 50sh on 50h dark green with added ''Y'' instead of ''U'' on position 21, used together with two other values of the set on local registered cover in Stryj, violet censorship marking, mostly VF, ex-Mikulski,Bulat #58 var
92
Hammer price:
$2,400
Soviet Union FIRST DEFINITIVE TYPOGRAPHICAL PRINTING (IMPERF): 1924-25, 9k
Soviet Union FIRST DEFINITIVE TYPOGRAPHICAL PRINTING (IMPERF): 1924-25, 9k
Soviet Union FIRST DEFINITIVE TYPOGRAPHICAL PRINTING (IMPERF): 1924-25, 9k Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1923-41
FIRST DEFINITIVE ISSUE - TYPOGRAPHICAL PRINTING (IMPERFORATED STAMPS): 1924-25, peasant 9k orange red, beautiful balanced margins, bold color of completely flawless single, full OG, NH, VF and rare, N. Mandrovski certificate, Sc. #284 imp
93
Hammer price:
$2,400
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1941 YEAR, over 400 mostly mint
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1941 YEAR, over 400 mostly mint
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1941 YEAR, over 400 mostly mint
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1941 YEAR, over 400 mostly mint
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1941 YEAR, over 400 mostly mint
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1941 YEAR, over 400 mostly mint
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1941 YEAR, over 400 mostly mint
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1941 YEAR, over 400 mostly mint
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1941 YEAR, over 400 mostly mint
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1941 YEAR, over 400 mostly mint
Soviet Union COLLECTION OF 1941 YEAR, over 400 mostly mint Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1923-41
COLLECTION OF 1941 YEAR, over 400 mostly mint (five - used) stamps, singles, pairs and blocks, representing nine complete issues, including two fantails, nine gutter pairs (six - NH), line perforation varieties of Industrialization issue, "Be a Hero!" with line perforation in pair (expertly regummed), nice quality unit, mainly full OG, NH, F/VF, SC. v. 252,000P, Sc. #817/59, var
94
Hammer price:
$2,400
Soviet Union 1989, Soviet Circus, 1k-10k
Soviet Union 1989, Soviet Circus, 1k-10k Raritan Stamps, Inc. Auction #83 - The Michael Pipe Collection of Soviet Union 1942-91
1989, Soviet Circus, 1k-10k, imperforated complete set of five in horizontal sheet margin pairs, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF and rare in pairs, especially for 3k and 5k values, Sc. #5802-06 imp
95
Hammer price:
$2,300
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums,
Practically Complete Collection of South and North Vietnam in Two Large Albums, Raritan Stamps, Inc. Soviet Union, Air Post, Exchange Tax, Non-Postal, Offices, Zemstvo, Auction #81
1951-75, over 1800 mint perforated and imperforated stamps (in South Vietnam some duplication with used ones), 19 souvenir sheets and 7 booklets (a couple with some oxidation), most value in North Vietnam material, including Mac Thi Boi and all other early sets (missing just a few surcharges), representing postage, official, military and Vietcong material, intact as received unit in perfect condition, full OG or no gum as produced, NH, VF, C.v. is about $8...
96
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$2,300
GB Victoria 1867 10s green sg128s ovpt Specimen type 9 well centred f mint, fine
97
Hammer price:
$2,300
New Design Definitive Issue, 1922, imperforated proof of unissued denomination
New Design Definitive Issue, 1922, imperforated proof of unissued denomination Raritan Stamps, Inc. The Michael Pipe Collection of RSFSR Issues, Auction #81, March 23
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
98
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$2,300
'Star'' Surcharges, COLLECTION: 1922-23, 332 mint perforated and imperforated
'Star'' Surcharges, COLLECTION: 1922-23, 332 mint perforated and imperforated
'Star'' Surcharges, COLLECTION: 1922-23, 332 mint perforated and imperforated
'Star'' Surcharges, COLLECTION: 1922-23, 332 mint perforated and imperforated
'Star'' Surcharges, COLLECTION: 1922-23, 332 mint perforated and imperforated
'Star'' Surcharges, COLLECTION: 1922-23, 332 mint perforated and imperforated
'Star'' Surcharges, COLLECTION: 1922-23, 332 mint perforated and imperforated
'Star'' Surcharges, COLLECTION: 1922-23, 332 mint perforated and imperforated
'Star'' Surcharges, COLLECTION: 1922-23, 332 mint perforated and imperforated
'Star'' Surcharges, COLLECTION: 1922-23, 332 mint perforated and imperforated
'Star'' Surcharges, COLLECTION: 1922-23, 332 mint perforated and imperforated
'Star'' Surcharges, COLLECTION: 1922-23, 332 mint perforated and imperforated
'Star'' Surcharges, COLLECTION: 1922-23, 332 mint perforated and imperforated
'Star'' Surcharges, COLLECTION: 1922-23, 332 mint perforated and imperforated
'Star'' Surcharges, COLLECTION: 1922-23, 332 mint perforated and imperforated Raritan Stamps, Inc. The Michael Pipe Collection of RSFSR Issues, Auction #81, March 23
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
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Hammer price:
$2,300
'Philately for the Children'' Issue, 1922, black overprints on perforated
'Philately for the Children'' Issue, 1922, black overprints on perforated
'Philately for the Children'' Issue, 1922, black overprints on perforated
'Philately for the Children'' Issue, 1922, black overprints on perforated
'Philately for the Children'' Issue, 1922, black overprints on perforated Raritan Stamps, Inc. The Michael Pipe Collection of RSFSR Issues, Auction #81, March 23
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
100
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$2,300
Soviet Union, 1925, definitive issue, soldier 18k violet, imperforated single
Soviet Union, 1925, definitive issue, soldier 18k violet, imperforated single
Soviet Union, 1925, definitive issue, soldier 18k violet, imperforated single Raritan Stamps, Inc. Russia, Soviet Union, Ukraine, Countries (S-Y), Auction #82, Part II, June 22
1925, definitive issue, soldier 18k violet, imperforated single with nice margins all around, vertical varnish lines, perfect quality in every respect, full OG, NH, VF, N. Mandrovski certificate, Sc. #316 imp