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Catalogue of Stamp Auction #73, May 19, 2017. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Net Price
1  739a
1934, Wisconsin Tercentenary issue, 3c purple, block of four, imperforated horizontally with additionally misplaced vertical perforation, full OG, LH at the top, bottom stamps are NH, VF, APS and PF certificates, C.v. $1,150 as two hinged pairs
sold
2  1055c
1954, Jefferson 2c carmine rose, horizontal imperforated pair of coil stamps pre-cancelled "Riverdale, MD", untagged with full original shiny gum, NH, VF, C.v. $325
140.00
3 **   1381a
1969, 100th Anniversary of Professional Baseball, (6c) yellow, red, black and green, black (denomination and inscriptions) omitted, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $550
sold
4 **   1384e
1969, Christmas issue, 6c multicolored, yellow omitted with clear traces of red and light green, full OG, NH, VF and very rare, PF certificate, C.v. $1,750
690.00
5 **   1509d
1973, 50-Star and 13-Star Crossed Flags, 10c red and blue, horizontal pair imperforated vertically with blind horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate, C.v. $900
345.00
6 **   1510c var
1973, Jefferson Memorial, 10c blue, block of four with adjoined stamps from a booklet pane, partially omitted perforation at the bottom left due to foldover, full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular item
115.00
7 **   1547a
1974, Energy Conservation, 10c multicolored, blue and orange colors omitted, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $675
sold
8 **   1547b
1974, Energy Conservation, 10c multicolored, orange and green colors omitted, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $350
160.00
9 **   1547c
1974, Energy Conservation, 10c multicolored, green color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $575
sold
10 **   1556a
1975, Pioneer 10 Passing Jupiter, 10c multicolored, bottom sheet margin single with red and dark yellow colors omitted, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $800
345.00
11 **   1556b
1975, Pioneer 10 Passing Jupiter, 10c multicolored, dark blue (engraved) color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $500
sold
12 **   1711a
1977, Colorado Statehood issue, 13c multicolored, horizontal pair imperforated between stamps with straight edge on the right, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, this pair is listed, but has no price either in Scott or Datz Cat.
345.00
13 **   1711b
1977, Colorado Statehood issue, 13c multicolored, horizontal pair imperforated vertically, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $650
275.00
14 **   1733 var
1978, Captain Cook issue, 13c green, bottom right corner margin vertical pair imperforated between stamps with blind perforation at the top and bottom, full OG, NH, VF and very rare, PF certificate stated that is #1733a(vertical pair imperforated horizontally), however this item is the same as #1733c (C.v. $4,250), but not se-tenant pair
1380.00
15  1789Pg
1979, John Paul Jones, 15c multicolored, imperforated proof of finished design, cross-gutter block of eight, one stamp with small paper wrinkle, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple, C.v. $4,200++
1725.00
16 **   1849a
1985, Walter Lippmann, 6c orange vermilion, vertical pair imperforated between stamps with straight edge at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF, and scarce, according to Datz only 10 pairs are known, C.v. $1,500
575.00
17 **   1945b
1981, Desert Plants, 20c multicolored, se-tenant corner margin block of four, brown (litho) color omitted, full OG, NH, VF and rare, a common block is added for comparison, C.v. $3,750
sold
18 **   2030b
1982, Season's Greetings, 20c multicolored, right sheet margin imperforated se-tenant block of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,250
575.00
19 **   2030c
1982, Season's Greetings, 20c multicolored, right sheet margin se-tenant block of four, imperforated vertically with blind perforation at the top and bottom, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate, C.v. $700
290.00
20 **   2097a
1984, Roberto Clemente, 20c multicolored, horizontal pair imperforated vertically, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, C.v. $1,350
sold
21 **   2107a
1984, Christmas issue, Madonna and Child, 20c multicolored, top sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF and rare, only a few such errors are known in premium quality, most of them has defects, C.v. $1,750
860.00
22 **   2210a
1986, Public Hospitals, 22c multicolored, bottom sheet margin vertical pair imperforated horizontally (straight edge at foot), full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $250
115.00
23 **   2210b
1986, Public Hospitals, 22c multicolored, left sheet margin horizontal pair imperforated vertically (straight edge at left), full OG, NH, VF and scarce, C.v. $950
345.00
24 **   2216m
1986, AMERIPEX issue, 22c dark blue, red and black on beige paper, souvenir sheet (1) of nine, omitted black inscription at the bottom and double impression of red at the top of each stamp, full OG, NH, VF and very rare, the sheet is listed, but not priced either in Scott or Datz Cat., APEX certificate
Click here to see the certificate
sold
25 **   2321b
1987, Snowy Egret, 22c multicolored, omitted red color, full OG, NH, VF and according to Datz, the only sheet had been recorded, which was broken for singles, therefore the offered stamp is unique, a common stamp is included, PF certificate, C.v. $2,500
sold
26 **   2419a
1989, 20th Anniversary of the Moon Landing, $2.40 multicolored, left sheet margin plate No. single with black (engraved) color omitted, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, C.v. $1,750
690.00
27 **   2419b
1989, 20th Anniversary of the Moon Landing, $2.40 multicolored, bottom left corner sheet margin horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $425
sold
28 **   2419c
1989, 20th Anniversary of the Moon Landing, $2.40 multicolored, right sheet margin single with omitted black (litho) color, small spot of gum skip, still full OG, NH, VF and scarce, C.v. $1,750
sold
29 **   2517a
1991, Tulip, "F" (29c) multicolored, top margin vertical imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,000
400.00
30 **   2527d
1991-92, Tulip, 29c multicolored, complete $5.80 stamp booklet, including top pane of ten imperforated horizontally (the other pane is normal), usual fold and wrinkle at the top pair, fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $750++
sold
31 **   2527e
1991-92, Tulip, 29c multicolored, complete $5.80 stamp booklet, including top pane of ten imperforated vertically (the other pane is normal), usual fold, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $500++
230.00
32 **   2578b
1991, Christmas, Madonna and Child, (29c) multicolored, a single with straight edge on the left, red and black (engraved) colors omitted, full OG, NH, VF and rare, a common stamp is added for comparison, C.v. $3,250
1380.00
33 **   2618a
1992, Love, 29c multicolored, top sheet margin horizontal pair, imperforated vertically, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $475
170.00
34  2646a Pb-Pi
1992, Hummingbirds, eight imperforated stage proof panes of five, complete as produced, seven of which representing one color only and the last one with complete design as issued, full OG, NH, VF and rare, C.v. $3,600
1610.00
35 **   2747b
1993, Oregon Trail, 29c multicolored, blue (offset) color omitted, full OG, NH, VF and rare, this stamp is listed, but has no price in Scott, APEX certificate
575.00
36 **   2965b
1995, Recreational Sports, 32c multicolored, top and bottom sheet margin vertical imperforated se-tenant strip of five, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, C.v. $2,000
860.00
37 **   2965c
1995, Recreational Sports, 32c multicolored, top and bottom sheet margin vertical se-tenant strip of five with yellow color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate, C.v. $1,850
sold
38 **   2965d
1995, Recreational Sports, 32c multicolored, three-side sheet margin vertical se-tenant strip of five with yellow, blue and magenta colors omitted, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, C.v. $1,750
sold
39  3262 Pc, Pd
1998, Space Shuttles, imperforated proofs of $3.20 in magenta and $11.75 in cyan, two vertical se-tenant pairs with horizontal gutter in the middle, printed on coated and uncoated paper, no gum as issued, NH, VF and scarce, a copy of PF certificate is included, C.v. $1,150 for pair on coated paper, the other pair is listed, but has no price in the Cat.
860.00
40 **   3388b
2000, Hubble Space Telescope Images, 33c multicolored, side margin horizontal imperforated se- tenant strip of five, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,100
400.00
41  E5

Special Delivery stamps

1895, Messenger, 5c dark blue, straight edge on the right, nicely centered, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $210
80.00
42 **   E15c
1927, Motorcycle Delivery, 10c red lilac, horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $600
230.00
43 **/*   E12a, E14

Special Delivery
Group

1922, Motorcycle Delivery, 10c deep ultra (traces of violet ink on the face), Postal Truck, 20c black, plate No.17184 block of six, both with full OG, NH, in addition Cuba #E1 and Guam #E1 and E1a, issued in 1899, the last ones with full (2) or large part of OG, hinged, F/VF overall centering, C.v. $680
170.00
44    UX27

Advertising Postal Stationery Card

1933, Soviet movie advertisement on reverse of Jefferson 1c green, two movies "Soviets on Parade" and "Battleship "Potemkin" in the Little Theater at Newark, NJ, sent by ordinary mail and addressed to Irvington, fresh, VF and scarce
85.00
45  1
1840, Queen Victoria, 1p black, letters "O" and "I" at the bottom, black Maltese Cross cancellation, nice four-side margins, fresh, VF, SG #2, 375
115.00
46  96a
1883, Queen Victoria, 2s6p lilac, printed on blued paper, watermark Anchor, nice quality single, full OG with minor creasing at the top, which is mentioned for accuracy only, LH, VF, SG #175, 6,750, Scott C.v. $9,250, D. Brandon certificate
N/A
47 **   108
1884, Queen Victoria, 5s rose, watermark Anchor, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, SG #180, 1,100 as hinged, expertized by Raybaudi, D. Brandon certificate No.42838 for the set of three
690.00
48  108a
1884, Queen Victoria, 5s rose, printed on blued paper, watermark Anchor, nicely centered and extremely fresh with full OG, previously hinged, VF and very scarce, SG #176, 18,000, Scott C.v. $18,750, expertized by Raybaudi and Sorani, D. Brandon certificate
N/A
49  109b
1884, Queen Victoria, 10s ultramarine, printed on blued paper, watermark Anchor, absolutely perfect centering and post office fresh, full OG, LH, VF and extremely rare in such condition, SG #177, 40,000, Scott C.v.$40,000, D. Brandon and S. Sorani certificates
N/A
50  110
1884, Queen Victoria, 1 brown violet, watermark Three Imperial Crowns, nicely centered, postally used, flawless and VF, SG #185, 2,800, Scott C.v. $3,000
575.00
51  123a
1888, Queen Victoria, 1 brown violet, watermark Three Orbs, "J" and "C" letters, broken frame variety, intact perforation, heavy postal cancellation, F/VF and scarce, SG #186a, 9,000, Scott C.v. $9,250
Click here to see enlarged fragment
1725.00
52 **   358 var
1958, Queen Elizabeth II, 3p deep lilac, watermark Multiple Crowns, left sheet margin horizontal strip of five, containing a tete-beche pair, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, this strip is originated from a booklet sheet, which was not issued, D. Brandon certificate
290.00
53 **  SG 778c
1969, RMS Queen Elizabeth II, 5p multicolored, red color (inscription) omitted, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison, C.v. 300
170.00
54 **/*   

Lundy and Herm Islands Local issues

1929-62, 142 mint perforated and imperforated stamps and two souvenir sheets, great topical selection, Europa overprints, nice condition, full OG, mainly NH (Herm Island - LH), VF and an interesting assembly
Click the numbers below to see additional images:
2, 3, 4
sold
55 **   

Aden (South Arabia) Protectorate States
Souvenir Sheets Collection in Black Stockbook

1966-68, 63 perforated and imperforated souvenir sheets, representing issues of Kathiri State of Seiyun, Kathiri State in Hadhramaut and Mahra State, nice topical issues such as Space, Paintings, Sports and etc., many items, especially imperforated ones are issued in very limited quantity, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF, Minkus (1989) C.v. $11,000
Click the numbers below to see additional images:
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17
575.00
56 **  SG 94h

Antigua

1935, Silver Jubilee, 1s purple and slate, "dot by flagstaff" variety, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. 375 as hinged
Click here to see enlarged fragment
290.00
57 **   11a

Ascension

1933, King George V and Seal of St. Helena, 1p bright bluish green and gray black, color variety, top right corner sheet margin single, full OG, NH, VF, SG #11d, C.v. 110 as hinged
sold
58 **   23-32
1934, King George V, Bird, Map, Views, 1/2p-5s, complete set of ten, nice condition, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SG #21/30, 120 as hinged
sold
59 **   J71-80

Australia
Postage Due stamps

1946-57, Numerals, 1/2p-1s, complete set in blocks of four, watermark Multiple Small Crown and C of A, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, SG #D119/28, 280++
170.00