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Lots 103 - 176,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #78, May 31, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Net Price
103 **   195-209, O178-91
1958, Republic overprints on King Faisal II issues of 1954 -57, postage and dues, 1f-200f and 1f-100f, two complete sets of 17 and 16, the last one with additional overprint "On State Service", full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $78
sold
104 **   J7-12

Malaya
Postage Due stamps

1936-38, Malayan Postal Union, Numerals, 1c-50c, complete set of six, full OG, NH, VF, SG #D1/6, £160 as hinged
sold
105 **/*   75-84

Montserrat

1932, Tercentenary issue, 1/2p-5s, complete set of ten, full OG, NH or VLH (all appearing as NH), mostly VF, SG #84/93, £160 as hinged
sold
106  61-67

New Zealand

1882, Queen Victoria, 1p-1s, imperforated plate proofs in black, complete set of seven in horizontal pairs, printed on thick paper, no gum as produced, NH, VF
290.00
107  122-25
1906, Christchurch Exhibition issue, 1/2p-6p, complete set of four, fresh, full or large part of OG, previously hinged, F/VF, SG #370/73, £275
sold
108  73-75

Niue

1938, King George VI and Scenes, imperforated plate proofs on thick paper without watermark, frames and central vignettes, complete set of six (3+3) in horizontal pairs, no gum as produced, VF and scarce, SG #75/77
345.00
109  13

Nyasaland - British Central Africa

1891, Coat of Arms, black overprint "B.C.A." on stamp of Rhodesia 10s dark green, printer's watermark, nice and well centered, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF, SG #13, £200
sold
110  23

Nyasaland Protectorate

1918, King George V, L1 black and violet on red paper, watermark Multiple Crown CA, full OG, light trace of hinge, VF, SG #98, £200
sold
111 **   2-15

Pakistan - Bahawalpur

1948, Amir of Bahawalpur and Historical Places, complete set of 14, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $199
sold
112 **   O1-6

Official stamps

1945, Camels, Antelopes, Pelicans, Historical Places, red Arabic overprint on 1/2a-1r, complete set of six, two with sheet margins, full OG, NH, F/VF, SG #O1/6, £110
sold
113 **  SG 68w

Saint Vincent

1899, Queen Victoria, 1p lilac and carmine rose, single with inverted watermark Crown CA variety, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. £300 as hinged
290.00
114  40-48, 49-50

Somaliland Protectorate

1905-11, King Edward VII, 1/2a- 12a and 1/2a-1a, complete set of 11, watermark Multiple Crown CA, full/large part of OG, mostly VF, SG #45/59, £95
sold
115 **   50-61

Trinidad and Tobago

1938-44, King George VI, Waterfall, Views, 1c-$4.80, complete set of 14, some with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF, SG #246/56, £110
sold
116  119

Zanzibar

1908-09, Palace of the Sultan and Dhow, 200r greenish black and brown, watermark Multiple Rosettes, vertical "Specimen" overprint, full OG, previously hinged, VF, SG #245, £275
sold
117 **   

Modern Specimen and Errors Selection

1967-85, 85 mint never hinged stamps, including 12 complete issues with "Specimen" overprints, unissued gold stamp of Dominica, omitted colors, including Tennis with missing balls, inverted centers on St. Vincent and etc., perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF
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2, 3, 4
sold
118 **   604/41, C23/44 imp
1962-63, Fruits, Plants, Space, Sports, six imperforated complete sets in horizontal or vertical pairs, postage and airpost, the total is 41 pairs, full OG, NH, VF, these imperfs were issued in limited quantity
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110.00
119  B12, CB1-5

Semi - Postal issues

1950, International Philatelic Exhibition, 10+10c-5+5p, complete set of six imperforated trial color proofs, blocks of four, printed on thick wove paper, no gum as issued, NH, VF
160.00
120  D  1a
1920, Dashnaktsutyun Newspaper, sent locally in Yerevan (address label removed), franked by black surcharge (type I) 60k on 1k orange in imperforated horizontal strip of four, usual folds and some edge imperfections, mostly VF and rare
N/A
121    11
1921, Imperial stationery postcard with black surcharge 30k on 3k red, uprated by double violet framed overprint on 20k blue and red, sent from Alexandropol to Batum, all appropriate markings, arrival ds, VF and rare, expertized by Romeko
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sold
122    43 var, 44
1920, inverted black framed overprint over black surcharge 60k on 1k orange and black framed overprint on 1r dark brown, pale brown and orange, three stamps (a single and horizontal pair) used on registered cover from Yerevan to Tiflis, postmarked on arrival, VF
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sold
123  Artar #80g, var
1919, framed violet overprint (size 14mm) on 1r dark brown, pale brown and orange, imperforated block of four, top right stamp without overprint, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce
sold
124  Artar #79g-80g
1919, framed overprint (size 14mm) on 1r dark brown, pale brown and orange, se-tenant horizontal pair, left stamp with black, right stamp with violet overprint, full OG, previously hinged, VF
sold
125 **/*   Artar #79c, 80c, 85e, var
1919, framed black or violet overprint (9mm) on 1r, two imperforated singles (one with inverted black overprint) and horizontal pair with "V" labels at sides, in addition framed black inverted overprint (12mm) on imperforated3.50r, all stamps and labels with offset on gum side, strip has small thin on left label, otherwise fresh, full OG, NH or LH, VF and an eye-catching group
sold
126 **/*   Artar #211a-c
1919, violet unframed overprint on 1r dark brown, pale brown and orange, imperforated block of ten (5x2), stamps of the top row with size of overprint 6.5mm, while bottom ones - 9.2mm, crease on the right is affecting two stamps, otherwise fresh, full OG, NH or previously hinged (3), VF and scarce multiple
sold
127  Artar #221c-88g
1919, 3,50r maroon and green, horizontal se-tenant pair, right stamp with unframed black overprint (9.2mm), while right one with framed violet overprint (14mm), full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce commercial item
sold
128  Artar #223c-90g
1919, 5r dark blue, green and pale blue, horizontal imperforated se-tenant pair, right stamp with unframed black overprint (9.2mm), right one with framed violet overprint (14mm), full OG, previously hinged, VF
sold
129  Artar #231c-97g I
1919, 7r green and rose, perforation 13 1/2, horizontal se- tenant pair, right stamp with unframed black overprint (9.2mm), right one with framed violet overprint (14mm), full OG, previously hinged, VF and nice commercial item
sold
130  Artar #238c, var
1919, unframed black overprint (9.2mm) on 10r scarlet, yellow and gray, perforated horizontal pair, right stamp with double overprint, full OG, LH, mostly VF
sold
131  Artar #238c-103g
1919, 10r scarlet, yellow and gray, horizontal se-tenant pair, right stamp with unframed black overprint (9.2mm), right one with framed violet overprint (14mm), full OG, previously hinged, VF
sold
132  Artar #239a var
1919, double unframed violet overprint (6.5mm) on 10r scarlet, yellow and gray, nicely centered perforated single, full OG, LH, VF
sold
133    186, 196
1921, black surcharge 5r on two Romanov Dynasty stamps, used on cover from Yerevan to Tiflis, address is partly erased, postmarked on arrival, F/VF
sold
134  Artar #309
1919, second monogram black surcharge 100r on 5r dark blue, green and pale blue, a single with "V" label on the left with perforation 12 1/2, Yerevan CTO cancellation, VF, expertized by Romeko and A. Rosselevitch, C.v. $150
sold
135  Artar #470a
1919, second monogram black surcharge 100r over unframed black overprint (6.5mm) on 5r dark blue, green and pale blue, perforation 12 1/2 with minor irregularities on the left, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, expert's hs on reverse, C.v. $150
sold
136 */U   193-95, 251-53 var

Second Monogram Surcharges on Money stamps and Postal Saving stamps

1920, 27 mint or used stamps, 15 money stamps, including three blocks of four and 12 Postal Saving stamps, three of which with inverted surcharges, neatly arranged on page from a Collection, fresh quality, mostly VF, we note that money stamps were not officially issued and therefore were not in postal circulation, C.v. is over $1,000
sold
137  255-65, var

Second Monogram Surcharges on Postal Charity stamps of the World War I

1920, 18 mint stamps with black surcharges 1r-100r on 1k-10k, printed on colored or white paper, arranged on two pages from a Collection, full OG or unused, no gum (8), mostly VF, C.v. $1,035 for listed values. We note that these stamps had never been in postal circulation
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sold
138  Artar #600-09

Ministerial Album of the Paris issue

1919-20, 20-page booklet with dark brown cover, containing 72 proofs, 10 stamps overprinted "Specimen", 18 various errors in singles or blocks, all are neatly mounted on pages, a bit wearing of the cover, pages are in perfect quality, no gum as produced or full OG, VF and very rare, only 25 such booklets were produced by Chassepot Printer's Plant
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
sold
139  300/09
1922, Soviet issue, 5r-10,000r, set of nine imperforated monochromatic proofs in various colors, most with sheet margins, including unissued denomination of 5r, all affixed over one piece, very slight foxing, still fresh and VF
sold
140 **   304, var
1922, Soviet issue, 1000r blue and pale greenish blue, block of four, top left stamp with printing varieties - a dot on frame and white spot on the right column, full OG, NH, VF
N/A
141 */U   

Outstanding Collection with Emphasis of Early Overprints and Surcharges in Red Album

1919-22, 730 mostly mint stamps, representing in the first part main catalogue numbers with high level of completion, in the second part specialized by overprint sizes and containing 120 different inverted overprints and surcharges, in addition several nice se-tenants and tete-beche, continues with not valuable First Constantinople, Paris and Soviet issues, some forgeries in the first two parts are mentioned as such, and it's no more then 10% of total Collection value, nice and fresh quality overall, with just several occasional flaws, full/large part of OG or used, F/VF or better, many stamps with old-time expert's hs, this Collection is a real godsend for an Armenian philatelic enthusiast
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48, 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, 59, 60, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 67, 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78, 79, 80, 81, 82, 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, 90, 91
sold
142    

Aid for Armenians and Assyrians Victims of Genocide

1918, American Committee for Armenian and Syrian Relief Caucasus Branch pre-printed cover from Yerevan to Boston, franked by two values, Russian and American censorship markings on front and reverse, opened roughly, still F/VF and rare postal history item of disastrous period of Armenian history
575.00
143 **   B111

Semi - Postal issues

1933, WIPA International Philatelic Exhibition, 50g ultra, souvenir sheet of four printed on granite paper, tiny spot of natural inclusion at the top, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, original dark gray booklet is enclosed, C.v. $3.050
sold
144 **   C13a

Air Post stamps and covers

1925-30, Airplane and Pilot, 5g red, horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, Mi #469 UMs, €1,500, Scott C.v. $1,250
sold
145    C13, C17, C26-27

Zeppelin Flights

April 23-24, 1929, Zeppelin Mediterranean Sea Flight postcard to Vienna, franked by four air post stamps, Friedrichshafen dispatch, red confirmation cachet, Seville "24.ABR.29" machine dropped ds on reverse, VF, Mi #20 II, €350
115.00
146    C18, C29
July 12, 1931, Zeppelin Austria Flight cover to Vienna, franked by three adhesives, including "Airplane and Crane" stamp of 3s red brown, Friedrichshafen dispatch, blue flight cachet and arrival ds, VF, Sieger #116A
110.00
147  11

Lombardy-Venetia

1858, King Franz Joseph, 10s brown, type II, perforation 14 1/2, nicely centered single, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce, J. and H. Stolow certificate, C.v. $5,250
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860.00
148 */U   

Vadim Ustinovsky Collection on Album Pages

1900-91, over 1600 mint or used stamps, 10 miniature and souvenir sheets, 38 postal history items, starting with Imperial stamps used in Gubernias of modern Baltic countries, representing German Occupation material, Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian stamps, Memel, North West Army and etc., some nice mixed franking cards and covers, condition is a little mixed, but generally nice, detailed inscription is a premium, F/VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44
sold
149 **   1/949

Beautiful Topical Collection in Black Album

1962-90, almost 400 mint never hinged stamps and 27 souvenir sheets, including Space perforated souvenir sheets of 1967 (C.v. $350) and Buddhist Prayer Banners, imperforated set and perforated and imperforated souvenir sheets (C.v. $225), nice quality colorful material, full OG or no gum as produced, NH, VF, C.v. $1,630
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26
sold
150 **   11 var
1900, Coat of Arms, 1h gray black, block of four, imperforated cross centrally, outer perforation is 9 1/4 x12 1/2x12 1/2x6 1/2, full OG, NH, VF
170.00
151 **   13 var
1900, Coat of Arms, 3h yellow, block of four, imperforated cross centrally, outer perforation is 9 1/4 x12 1/2x6 1/2x12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF
170.00
152 **   15 var
1900, Coat of Arms, 6h brown, bottom sheet margin block of four, imperforated cross centrally and at the bottom, outer perforation is 12 1/2 x9 1/4 x imperf x 6 1/2, full OG, NH, VF
185.00
153 **   24 var
1900, Coat of Arms, 5kr blue green, right sheet margin block of four, imperforated cross centrally and on the right, outer perforation is 12 1/2 x imperf x6 1/2 x12 1/2, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
220.00
154 **   26 var
1901-04, Coat of Arms, 30h brown with black figures of denomination, bottom sheet margin block of four, imperforated cross centrally and at the bottom, outer perforation is 12 1/2 x6 1/2 x imperf x 6 1/2, full OG, NH, VF
170.00
155 **   28 var
1901-04, Coat of Arms, 40h orange with black figures of denomination, top sheet margin block of four, imperforated cross centrally and at the top, outer perforation is imperf x6 1/2 x6 1/2x12 1/2, slight gum wrinkle, still fresh, full OG, NH, VF, expertized by J. Colic
115.00
156 **   45
1906, Emperor Franz Josef, 5k grayish blue, imperforated block of four, the high value of the set, in addition bottom sheet margin imperforated trial color proof of 5k in orange brown, full OG, NH, VF
sold
157 **   1057/2038 var

Group of Perforation and Printing Errors

1959-72, seven items, including four fantails (stamps imperforated between stamp and margin), block of four with partly unprinted Olympic Rings and two imperforated pairs, mainly sports theme, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF
sold
158    C9, C11

Zeppelin Flight

May 26-29, 1934, 1st South America Flight cover to Brazil, franked by five air post stamps, tied by Sofia special ds, red Berlin C2 Luftpostamt transit, Friedrichshafen "26.5.34" connection, confirmation cachet and Pernambuco "29.V.34" arrival marking, VF, Sieger #247
sold
159 **/*   1-6, var
1920-21, Coat of Arms, 18 vertical or horizontal gutter pairs (five blocks of four), including 12 tete-beche pairs, full OG, NH or LH (5), VF
sold
160  13-22, 15 var
1920, Coat of Arms, 2m-10m, complete surcharged set of 11, the first printing, including two stamps of 4m/20s with perforation 11 1/2 and 11 1/2x12, CTO with OG or postal cancellations, fresh quality, F/VF centering, only a few complete sets of the first printing in mint or used condition are known, each stamp with expert's hs on reverse, Dr. Klein certificates for No.21 and 22, Mi #4-13, €6,500++
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1725.00
161  13a
1920, Coat of Arms, inverted dark blue surcharge 2m on 15sk violet, first printing, postally used, VF and rare, Dr. Klein certificate, C.v. $900
460.00
162  16a
1920, Coat of Arms, inverted dark blue surcharge 4m on 30sk buff, second printing, large part of OG, F/VF, G. Hahne certificate
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170.00
163  17b
1920, Coat of Arms, error dark blue surcharge 10m instead of 6m on 50sk green, first printing, appropriate Vilno cancellation on a piece, fresh, VF, APEX certificate
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sold
164 **   19, a, b
1920, Coat of Arms, dark blue surcharges 10m (error), 6m and 4m (error) on 75sk bistre and red, right sheet margin horizontal se-tenant strip of three, first printing, full OG, NH, VF and rare, G. Hahne certificate, C.v. $447.50 as hinged singles
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sold
165  26
1920, Pictorial issue, imperforated proof of 4m in olive gray, vertical tete-beche pair, no gum as produced, VF and scarce
115.00
166 **/*   36/42 var
1921, Warsaw issue, 2m-20m, 16 imperforated stamps, including block of four and vertical pair, double-triple impressions, printing on both sides and etc., no gum as produced, VF and an interesting group
110.00
167  471 fn
1943, "The Thrift Movement", imperforated souvenir sheet of six with inverted blue three-language overprint "In Commemoration of Exhibition of Russian Philatelic Society in China" 28-2-1943, Shanghai, China, black special cancellations in Chinese, perfect quality, no gum as produced, VF and extremely rare, only 18 sheets with inverted overprint were produced, N. Mandrovski certificate, a common sheet w/o overprint is included
N/A
168 **   978
1967, Reply to Comrade Kuo Mo-jo", 10f red, yellow and black, top right corner sheet margin horizontal pair, control No. on margin, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $120++
sold
169 **   999
1968, Directive of Chairman Mao, 8f red and black brown, right sheet margin single, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $225
sold
170 **   1001-04
1969, Yangtze Bridge, 4f-10f, complete set of four, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $102
sold
171 **   1054-57
1971, Centenary of the Paris Commune, 4f-22f, complete set of four, nicely centered and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $306
sold
172 **   1383a
1978, National Science Conference, souvenir sheet of three with simulated perforation, fresh quality, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $400
sold
173 **   1452
1978, Hsiang-kiang River Bridge, $2 multicolored, souvenir sheet, perfect gold and flawless quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $300
sold
174 **   1483
1979, Great Wall, $2 multicolored, souvenir sheet, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $140
sold
175  10E-12E
1899, Coat of Arms, set of three printed on wove paper, full OG or no gum as produced, VF, C.v. $176
85.00
176 **/*   46a
1899, Poseidon's Trident with Stars, 1gr violet, block of four without control markings, imperforated vertically between stamps, full OG, NH or LH (top stamps), VF, C.v. $500 as hinged
290.00