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Catalogue of Stamp Auction #75, November 17, 2017. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
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Curr.$
Bid
1  2

Estonia

1918- 19, Eesti Post, imperforated plate proof of 15k in bright blue, printed on an old poster (text on reverse), no gum as produced, VF
 
Closed  
2  29, 30
1919, Numerals, three imperforated proofs, 5p orange, printed on thin card and horizontal pair of 10p in blue, printed on ordinary paper, no gum as produced, VF
 
Closed  
3  32
1919, Seagull, 35p dark blue, horizontal gutter tete-beche block of four, full OG, LH on gutter, VF
 
Closed  
4  34 var
1920, Viking Ship, 1m black brown and blue, vertical tete-beche pair with gutter in the middle, full OG, previously hinged, VF
 
Closed  
5 **   58-64
1922-23, Weaver and Blacksmith, 1/2m-10m, imperforated complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, usual patchy full original gum, NH, VF, C.v. $420++
 
Closed  
6 **   69 imp
1924, Weaver, 3p blue green, horizontal imperforated pair, balanced margins all around, full OG, NH, VF, Michel considers this stamp as a proof, however Estonian Specialized Cat. supposes it as rare imperforated variety
 
Closed  
7 **/*   73-75 imp
1925, Blacksmith, 12m red, 15m plum and 20m ultra, two imperforated singles and horizontal pair, minimal gum wrinkles on 12m, nice margins all around, full OG, NH or LH (15m), VF, these varieties are not listed either in Scott or Estonian Cat.
 
Closed  
8 **   78-79, 78 var
1923-24, Map of Estonia, 100m and 300m, complete set of two on LIGAT paper with usual patchy gum, in addition stamp of 100m on wove paper, all are in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. is over $1,000
 
Closed  
9  78-79
1923-24, Map of Estonia, imperforated plate proofs of 100m in olive green without blue color and 300m in brown and blue (issued colors), horizontal pairs printed on wove paper, full OG, hinged, VF and scarce
 
Closed  
10 **   81-82, 83
1924-27, Estonian Theaters, 30m, 70m and 40m, set of two and a single in top right corner sheet margin blocks of four, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. 280++
 
Closed  
11  81-82
1924, Estonian Theaters, imperforated plate proofs of 30m and 70m in issued colors, vertical or horizontal pairs printed on wove paper, no gum as produced, VF
 
Closed  
12  81
1924, National Theater, imperforated trial color proofs of 30m in red and black or blue and black, vertical pairs printed on wove paper with yellow background, the last one with tiny natural inclusion at the bottom, no gum as produced, VF and scarce, each one expertized by V. Nemvalz
 
Closed  
13  81
1924, National Theater, four different imperforated trial color proofs of 30m with center in black and frame in various colors, vertical pairs printed on wove paper with light brown background, no gum as produced, VF and rare group, each one expertized by V. Nemvalz
 
Closed  
14  83
1927, Tartu Theater, imperforated plate proof of 40m in issued colors, left sheet margin horizontal pair printed on thin gummed paper, full original slightly uneven gum, NH, VF
 
Closed  
15  86a
1928, New Currency overprint in red on Blacksmith 10m deep blue, right sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce, expertized by E. Eichenthal, Mi #70U, 6,000 as **
 
Closed  
16 **   89 imp
1928, 3rd Philatelic Exhibition issue, Blacksmith 10m gray, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, Mi #73U, 3,000++
 
Closed  
17  89 imp
1928, 3rd Philatelic Exhibition issue, Blacksmith 10m gray, enlarged margins imperforated single, full OG, LH, VF, pencil signed on reverse
 
Closed  
18 **   90/104
1928-29, Coat of Arms, 1s-80s, complete set of 13 (15s carmine and 25s blue issued in 1935), top right corner sheet margin blocks of four (8s and 12s have side margin only), post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #74-86
 
Closed  
19 **  Mi 164x
1940, Coat of Arms, 1s gray on light blue green network, printed on white paper, block of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. 1,040
 
Closed  
20 **   93a
1928, Coat of Arms, 5s red on green network, bottom leopard has five legs variety (position 72), full OG, NH, mostly VF
 
Closed  
21 **   95 var
1928, Coat of Arms, 10s light blue on lilac network, right sheet margin single, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH (hinged on margin far away from the stamp), VF
 
Closed  
22 **/*   90/104 imp
1928-29, Coat of Arms, 1s-80s, group of seven imperforated pairs and block of four (25s), all printed on paper with colored network, full OG, NH or LH/hinged, VF
 
Closed  
23  90/102
1928-29, Coat of Arms, 1s-40s, imperforated proofs on white paper without network, group of 16, including two singles, five horizontal pairs and one block of four, full OG, NH or LH/hinged, VF
 
Closed  
24 **   105-07
1930, black surcharges on Map issue, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $840++
 
Closed  
25 **/*   108/11 imp
1932, Tartu University, 5s, 10s and 20s, two sheet margin imperforated singles and block of four (20s), full OG, NH or LH (two top stamps of block), VF
 
Closed  
26  112
1933, Narva Falls, imperforated plate proof of 1k in gray black (issued color), horizontal pair printed on wove paper, no gum as produced, VF
 
Closed  
27 **   113-15 imp
1933, National Song Festival, 2s-10s, imperforated complete set of three, nice margins, full OG, NH, VF
 
Closed  
28 **/*   113-15 imp
1933, National Song Festival, 2s-10s, imperforated complete set in right sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH or LH (top stamps), VF
 
Closed  
29 **/*   117/32 imp
1936, President K. Pats, first issue, 1s-50s, imperforated set of six (less 10s for completion), blocks of four, full OG, NH or LH/hinged, VF
 
Closed  
30 **/*   120/33 imp
1936-38, President K. Pats, second and third issues, 4s, 15s and 60s; 25s and 30s, two imperforated complete sets in blocks of four, full OG, NH or LH/hinged, VF
 
Closed  
31 **   120, 122-23 imp
1936, St. Brigitta Convent, 5s, 15s and 20s, imperforated complete set of three in horizontal pairs (10s had never been issued imperforated), full OG, NH, VF, each value expertized by V. Nemvalz
 
Closed  
32  138
1938, Tallinn Port, imperforated plate proof of 2k in light blue (issued color), block of four printed on wove paper, no gum as produced, VF
 
Closed  
33  139-42
1938, Great Personalities, 5s-25s, imperforated proofs in issued colors, complete set of four, three of which with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF
 
Closed  
34  144
1939, Parnu Hospital, four imperforated trial color proofs of 5s in red, blue green and lilac in vertical pairs, full OG, NH, VF
 
Closed  
35 **  Mi 162x
1940, Carrier Pigeon, 15s dark carmine, printed on white paper, bottom sheet margin single, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, C.v. 700
 
Closed  
36 **   84-88, 108-11, 113-15

Three Sets in Blocks of Four

1928-33, New Currency overprints, Tartu University and Song Festival, the total is 12 blocks of four, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $428++
 
Closed  
37 **   B13a-14a

Semi - Postal issues

1926, black surcharges on Red Cross issue, complete set in blocks of four, left pair of each block imperforated horizontally, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #60Uw-61Uw, 280++
 
Closed  
38 **   B15-19 imp
1927, Estonian Castles, 5+5m-40+40m, printed on laid paper, imperforated complete set of five, high values with sheet margins, full original uneven gum as always, NH, VF
 
Closed  
39  B15-19
1927, Estonian Castles, 5+5m-40+40m, complete set of five on laid paper, each stamp overprinted "Proov" (Proof) in red, full/large part of OG, LH or previously hinged, VF
 
Closed  
40  B20-23
1931, Red Cross issue, 2+3s-20+3s, six imperforated proofs, including two singles and two horizontal pairs, full OG, NH, VF
 
Closed  
41  B20
1931, Red Cross issue, imperforated plate proof of 2+3s in green (close to issued color, no Red Cross), left sheet margin block of six (3x2) on yellowish paper, control number "0000103" in black, no gum as produced, VF and rare multiple
 
Closed  
42  B24-27
1933, Anti-Tuberculosis issue, 5+3s-20+3s, imperforated complete proof set of four, all are in blocks of four, except 20s in vertical pair, full OG, NH or LH (top stamps), VF
 
Closed  
43  B32-35
1937, Caritas, 10+10s-50+50s, imperforated proofs in issued colors, complete set of four, full OG, very light traces of hinge, mostly VF
 
Closed  
44  B36-B38
1938, Caritas, 10+10s-25s+25s, imperforated proofs in issued colors, set of three (no high value) in horizontal pairs, full OG, LH, VF
 
Closed  
45  B36-39
1938, Caritas, 10+10s-50+50s, six enlarged format essays, including perforated and imperforated se-tenants, fresh quality, no gum as produced, VF and rare
 
Closed  
46  B41-44
1939, Caritas, 10+10s-50+50s, imperforated proofs, complete set of four, each one with side margin, full OG, NH, VF
 
Closed  
47  B46-49
1940, Caritas, 10+10s-50+50s, imperforated proofs, complete set of four, each one with nice margins, full OG, NH, VF
 
Closed  
48 **   B20/49

Nice Blocks of Four Group

1931-40, Red Cross, Anti- Tuberculosis and Caritas of 1937-40, seven complete issues, the total is 28 blocks of four, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,430++
Click here to see Part 2
 
Closed  
49 **   C2-3

Air Post stamps

1923, red overprint "1923" or surcharge "15 Marka. 1923" on Airplane 5m yellow, black and light green, two triangle blocks of four, each one contains tete-beche pair, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $180++
 
Closed  
50 **   C2-3 var
1923, red overprint "1923" or surcharge "15 Marka. 1923" on Airplane 5m yellow, black and light green, two tete-beche blocks of four with horizontal gutter in the middle, each one has light fold along the gutter, full original uneven gum, NH, VF
 
Closed  
51 **   C4 var
1923, black surcharge 10m on 5m+5m yellow, black and light green, vertical pair with gutter in the middle, slight fold along the gutter, full OG, NH, VF
 
Closed  
52 **   C6 var
1923, red surcharge 45m on 5m+5m yellow black and light green, second issue with wide space between "5" and "Marka", block of four, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #45B II, 1,600++
 
Closed  
53 U D  

International Reply Coupons

1924-35, five different used items, 35m, 30s, 45/30s and 45s, each one issued in Tallinn, all appropriate markings, nice quality overall, mostly VF
 
Closed  
54 **  Mi 2

Rakvere (Wiesenberg)

1919, black surcharge "Eesti (Rakwere) 15" on cutout of Russian stationery wrapper 2k green, nice and fresh, no gum as produced, NH, VF, expertized by E. Eichenthal, T. Loebbering certificate, C.v. 800
 
Closed  
55 **/*   

Beautiful Collection on Stockpages

1918-41, over 500 stamps and 7 souvenir sheets, starting with first regular issue and "Eesti Post" overprints on Imperial stamps, apparently complete, but not expertized, postage, semi-postal and airpost issues, some imperforated proofs and valuable items throughout, No. C7-8 seems dubious and not counted, the same as local straight line cancellations, nice quality and very high potential unit if sell separately, full OG, mainly NH and F/VF, C.v. is over $2,500 without "Eesti Post"
Click the numbers below to see additional images:
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
 
Closed  
56 **   1-3 x, y

German Occupation of Estonia During the World War II

Catalogued by Michel Spezial 2017

1941, Swastika and Coat of Arms, 15(k)-30(k), two complete sets on chalk- surfaced and ordinary paper, each one in blocks of four, nice condition, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. 460++
 
Closed  
57  1yU-3yU
1941, Swastika and Coat of Arms, 15(k)-30(k), imperforated complete set of three on ordinary paper, two stamps with sheet margins, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. 240
 
Closed  
58 **   1yU-3yU
1941, Swastika and Coat of Arms, 15(k)-30(k), imperforated complete set in corner sheet margin blocks of four, printed on ordinary paper, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,800++
 
Closed  
59 **   1 var, 3yb
1941, Swastika and Coat of Arms, 15(k) brown with broken first "E" in "Eesti" variety, and 30(k) blue instead of dark blue, all printed on ordinary paper, full OG, NH, F/VF, a common stamp of 30(k) is included
 
Closed