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Catalogue of Stamp Auction #74, July 21, 2017. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Net Price
1  83P5
1867, Washington, 3c rose, "C" grill, horizontal imperforated pair plate proofs printed on stamp paper, beautiful margins, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce, PF certificate, C.v. $1,750
860.00
2 **   578-79
1923, Franklin 1c green, Washington 2c carmine, complete set of two, perforation 11x10, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $310
sold
3 **   581-91
1923-26, regular issue, 1c-10c, complete set of 11, perforation 10, nice offset on 5c stamp, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $402
Click here to see offset on 5c stamp
170.00
4 **   630
1926, White Plains Philatelic Exhibition, 2c carmine rose, complete pane of 25, nicely centered overall, minimal usual gum bends, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $600
sold
5 **   744a
1934, Yellowstone National Park, 5c blue, horizontal pair imperforated vertically, full OG, NH, F/VF and very scarce, PSE certificate, C.v. $4,000
1380.00
6 **   832a
1938, Presidential issue, $1 purple and black, vertical pair imperforated horizontally, full OG, NH, VF, PSE certificate for block of four (this one is right pair), C.v. $1,200
sold
7 **   1384b
1969, Christmas issue, 6c multicolored, vertical imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $750
sold
8 **   1439, a
1971, Care issue, 8c blue, black, violet and magenta, bottom right corner margin horizontal transition strip of three, two right stamps with partially omitted black color, while left one has omitted it completely, full OG, NH,VF and a spectacular multiple, PF certificate, C.v. $1,250++
575.00
9 **   1467a var
1972, Wildlife Conservation, 8c multicolored, complete sheet of eight se-tenant blocks of four, black engraved color (picture, description and denomination) strongly shifted to the bottom left, resulting in top stamps with doubled or missing side inscription, full OG, NH, VF and an attractive piece
860.00
10 **   1467b
1972, Wildlife Conservation, 8c multicolored, se-tenant block of four, brown (offset) color omitted, excellent condition, full OG, NH, VF and rare, C.v. $2,750
sold
11 **   1474a
1972, Stamp Collecting issue, 8c multicolored, black (litho) color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison, C.v. $375
sold
12 **   1508, a
1973, Christmas Tree, 8c multicolored, complete transition sheet of 50, contains eight vertical pairs imperforated between stamps and one partly imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple, C.v. $1,800 as eight error pairs only
690.00
13 **   1509d
1973, 50-Star and 13-Star Crossed Flags, 10c red and blue, horizontal pair imperforated vertically, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate for strip of four (that is left pair), C.v. $900
sold
14 **   1541a var
1974, Minerals issue, 10c multicolored, se-tenant block of four, black, red and purple engraved colors strongly shifted to the top right, full OG, NH, VF
sold
15 **   1541b
1974, Minerals issue, 10k multicolored, top left corner sheet margin plate No.35077 se-tenant block of four, light blue and yellow colors omitted, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,000
sold
16 **   1541e
1974, Minerals issue, 10k multicolored, top right corner sheet margin block of four, black, red and purple engraved colors omitted on right stamps together with plate number from the top margin, full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare, according to Datz only four such blocks exist, common plate No. block is included, C.v. $7,000
sold
17 **   1555a
1975, D. W. Griffith, 10c multicolored, brown (engraved) color omitted, top right corner margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, PSE certificate, C.v. $1,700++
sold
18 **   1578b
1975, Banking and Commerce, 10c multicolored, horizontal se-tenant pair, brown and blue (litho) colors omitted, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $1,400
sold
19 **   1578c
1975, Banking and Commerce, 10c multicolored, left sheet margin horizontal se-tenant pair, brown, blue and yellow (litho) color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, a common pair is included, PF certificate, C.v. $1,750
sold
20 **   1687i
1976, Declaration of Independence, 18c multicolored, souvenir sheet of five, denomination omitted on "d" variety, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $425
sold
21 **   1689t
1976, Washington Reviewing Army at Valley Forge, 31c multicolored, souvenir sheet of five, denomination omitted on "d" variety, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $500
sold
22 **   1689 var
1976, Washington Reviewing Army at Valley Forge, 31c multicolored, souvenir sheet of five, perforation is strongly shifted to the top, leaving four stamps without denomination, full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular item
290.00
23 **   1786b
1979, Endangered Flowers, 15c multicolored, top right imperforated se-tenant block of four with ZIP, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $200++
sold
24 **   1800b
1979, Christmas, Gingerbread Santa Claus, 15c multicolored, top right corner margin single with green, yellow and brown colors omitted, black one is misplaced as always, usual centering, full OG, NH, fine, C.v. $400
sold
25 **   1894b
1981, Flag over Supreme Court, 20c black, dark blue and red, block of four imperforated horizontally between stamps and at the bottom, blind vertical perforation and at the top, full OG, NH, VF, APEX certificate, C.v. $700++
290.00
26 **   1898Ad
1982, Stagecoach, 4c reddish brown, coil stamp, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $400
160.00
27 **   2024, b
1982, Ponce De Leon, 20c multicolored, vertical strip of four with blind side perforation, top pair imperforated between and at the top, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate and accompanying letter, C.v. $500++
sold
28 **   2107a
1984, Christmas issue, Madonna and Child, 20c multicolored, horizontal imperforated pair, slight horizontal crease as almost always exists, full OG, NH, VF appearance, C.v. $1,750
345.00
29 **   2223c
1986, Arctic Explorers, 22c multicolored, right sheet margin se-tenant block of four, top stamps with omitted black color, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,000
sold
30 **   2354b
1987, Lace Making, 22c ultra, white color omitted, complete sheet of 40, contains eight se-tenant blocks of four and two vertical strips of four, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $3,520++
1380.00
31 **   2427b
1989, Christmas, Madonna and Child, 25c multicolored, red (litho) color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, a common stamp is added for comparison, C.v. $400
sold
32 **   2440a
1990, Love, 25c multicolored, bottom sheet margin vertical imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate, C.v. $550
sold
33 **   2443c
1990, Beach Umbrella, (15c) multicolored, dark blue color omitted, pane of ten in complete $3 booklet (second pane is normal), perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,000++
375.00
34 **   2506 var
1990, Micronesia, (25c) multicolored, single stamp with black color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, Datz reported 20 single stamps with this error, PF certificate, Datz C.v. $750 for any single example
sold
35 **   2515a
1990, Greetings, 25c multicolored, top sheet margin vertical strip of three imperforated horizontally, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, PF certificate, C.v. $700 for vertical pair
290.00
36 **   2561a
1991, District of Columbia, (29c) multicolored, black engraved color omitted, plate No.1212 bottom left corner margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $340++
sold
37 **   2618a
1992, Love, 29c multicolored, bottom sheet margin block of four, imperforated vertically, full OG, NH, VF, PSE certificate, C.v. $600 as two pairs
290.00
38 **   2782c
1993, National Postal Museum, 29c multicolored, bottom left corner sheet margin plate No. imperforated block of four, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, C.v. $2,500
1090.00
39 **   2875b
1994, Bureau of Engraving and Printing, $2 blue, pane of four, double impression of the dark brown lettering panel, full OG, NH, VF and rare, only a few known, PSE certificate, C.v. $1,100
Click here to see the certificate
860.00
40 **   2875b var
1994, Bureau of Engraving and Printing, $2 blue, pane of four, tagging omitted, double impression of the dark brown lettering panel, full OG, NH, VF and very rare double variety, PSE certificate
Click here to see the certificate
1150.00
41 **   2904c
1996, Mountains, (5c) multicolored, inscribed "Nonprofit Org.", coil stamp, imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $225
85.00
42 **   2940a
1995, Alice Hamilton, 55c green, side margin horizontal block of 20, imperforated vertical pair is on the left, full OG, NH, VF and rare, this variety is listed, but has no price in Scott or Datz Cat., a copy of APEX certificate
690.00
43 **   3068u
1996, Atlanta Summer Olympic Games, 32c multicolored, imperforated se-tenant pane of 20, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $750
460.00
44 **   3269 fn
1998, Uncle Sam's Hat, "H" non-denominated stamp inscribed "Postcard Rate", horizontal pair, full OG, NH, VF, that is bottom pair of block of four, copy of PSE certificate of which is included, C.v. $5,000 as singles
2875.00
45 **   3557a
2002, Langston Hughes, 34c multicolored, self-adhesive bottom right corner sheet margin vertical pair with die cutting omitted, plate No. B11111 at the bottom margin, NH, VF, C.v. $850
345.00
46 **   3617a
2002, Washington, 23c gray green, self-adhesive horizontal pair with die cutting omitted, NH, VF and scarce, APEX certificate, the stamp is listed, but has no price either in Scott or Datz Cat.
860.00
47 **   3895m
2005, Chinese New Year of 1992-2004, 37c multicolored, complete double-sided pane of 24, misregistered die cutting on reverse side causing imperforated top row of three stamps and freak bisected stamps on three other rows, NH, VF and rare, APEX certificate, C.v. $1,100
Click here to see the certificate
575.00
48 **   C3

Air Post stamps

1918, Curtiss Jenny, 24c carmine rose and blue, central line block of four, full OG, NH and fine, C.v. $560 as four singles
185.00
49 **   C6
1923, DeHavilland Biplane, 24c carmine, bottom sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, F/VF (left stamps are VF), C.v. $560 as four singles
230.00
50 **   C76a
1969, Moon Landing issue, 10c multicolored, rose red (litho) color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, PSAG certificate, a common stamp is included, C.v. $500
220.00
51 **   C86a
1973, Electronics Progress issue, 11c multicolored, vermilion and olive (litho) colors omitted, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $800
sold
52 **   C92d
1978, Wright Brothers issue, 31c multicolored, vertical se- tenant pair, black, yellow, magenta, blue and brown colors omitted, full OG, NH, VF and rare, a common pair is included, C.v. $1,750
sold
53 **   C150a
2012, View of Lancaster County, PA, $1.05 multicolored, bottom left corner sheet margin plate No.S11111 block of four, die cutting omitted on front, perfect quality, backing paper intact, VF, C.v. $1,400++
575.00
54 **   TD107c, TD109b

Test stamps

1962-80, "For Testing Purposes Only", black on gray paper, imperforated horizontal pair of coil stamps; and green on white paper, top sheet margin vertical strip of three, imperforated horizontally, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $450 for two pairs
170.00
55    

American Expeditionary Forces in the Russian Far East

1918, free-frank cover endorsed "Soldiers Mail" addressed to San Francisco, Postal Agency Siberia duplex cancellation, violet boxed "A.E.F. Siberia"censorship marking, minor soiling, mostly VF
170.00
56 **   56a

Canal Zone

1920, Cordoba, reading up double black overprint "Canal Zone" on 2c orange vermilion and black, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, only 100 stamps were printed, C.v. $500
sold
57 **   81
1924, Lincoln Memorial, black two-line overprint "Canal Zone" on $1 violet brown, top right corner margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,600 as four singles
690.00
58  17c

Ryukyu Islands

1952, black surcharge 100y on 2y rose violet, Kai Tei characters in 9/9-point type, center "0" in wrong font and dropped (position 42), nice and choice, full OG, VLH, VF, APEX certificate, C.v. $4,000 for never hinged stamp
1380.00
59 **   C4-8

Air Post stamps

1951-54, Heavenly Maiden, 13y-50y, complete set in blocks of four, fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $94++
sold