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Lots 1068 - 1145,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #77, March 02, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
1068 **   16-27

Aden

1939-48, King George VI, Warrior Mounted Camel, Sailing Ship, Views, 1/2a-10r, complete set of 13, full OG, NH, VF, SG #16/27, 120
60.00 
 
1069 **   48-61A
1953-59, Queen Elizabeth II, Camel, Sailing Ships, Scenes, 5c-20s, complete set of 18, including both issues of shilling values, watermark Multiple Script CA, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $145
60.00 
 
1070  42-57

Antigua

1921-29, King George V and view of St. John's Harbor, 1/2p-4s, complete set of 16, printed on watermarked Multiple Script CA paper, full OG, most LH (several low values are NH), mainly VF, C.v. $261
70.00 
 
1071  67-76
1932, King George V, Tercentenary issue, 1/2p-5s, complete set of ten, fresh quality, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, SG #81/90, 225
75.00 
 
1072 **   84-95
1938-51, King George VI, Airplane, Scenes, 1/2p-1, complete set of 12, full OG, NH, VF,SG #98/109, 130
55.00 
 
1073  1-9

Ascension

1922, King George V, black or red overprint "Ascension" on stamps of St. Helena, 1/2p-3s, complete set of nine, full OG, previously hinged, VF, SG #1/9, 325
120.00 
 
1074  10-21
1924-33, King George V and Seal of the Colony, 1/2p-3s, complete set of 12, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, SG #10/20, 350
120.00 
 
1075 **  SG 11, c
1924, King George V and Seal of the Colony, 1p deep blue green and gray black, bottom left corner margin horizontal pair, left stamp with Cleft Rock variety, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. 136 as hinged singles
90.00 
 
1076 **  SG 18c var
1924, King George V and Seal of the Colony, 1s brown and gray black, precursor of Cleft Rock variety with additionally uneven line over Ascension, significantly broken shading of the central design, full OG, NH, F/VF and rare, C.v. 375 as hinged for "Cleft Rock" only
Click here to see enlarged fragment
240.00 
 
1077 **   23-32
1934, King George V, Bird, Map, Scenes, 1/2p- 5s, complete set of ten, perfect quality, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SG #21/30, 120 as hinged
95.00 
 
1078 **   95a

Australia

1928, Melbourne Exhibition issue, Kookaburra 3p blue, complete sheet of 60, includes 15 blocks of four, minor separation on margins only, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple, C.v. $4,500++
1500.00 
 
1079    139, 141, 151
1935, special delivery cover from Sydney to San Francisco, nicely franked by four topical values, tied by Sydney Registered "4.AP.1935" date stamp, postmarked on arrival, VF
90.00 
 
1080  1-3, 6

New Britain (Occupation of German New Guinea)

1914-15, black "G.R.I." and surcharges (6mm apart) 1p/3pf- 2 1/2p/20pf, set of four values, the "key" stamp with negligible two corner perforation creases, full OG, previously hinged, mostly VF, D. Brandon certificate for No.1, SG #1/3, 6, 1,035
190.00 
 
1081  10
1914-15, black "G.R.I." and surcharge (6mm apart) 5p on German New Guinea 50pf purple and black on salmon paper, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF, D. Brandon certificate, SG #10, 850
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240.00 
 
1082  12
1914-15, black "G.R.I." and surcharge (3.5-4mm apart) 1s on German New Guinea 1m carmine, expertly repaired bottom right corner perforation, a collectible quality item, redistributed OG (certificate mentioned regummed), F/VF appearance, D. Brandon certificate, SG #12, 3,500
375.00 
 
1083  19-20, 22-24, 26
1914-15, black "G.R.I." and surcharges (5mm apart) on German New Guinea 2p/20pf-8p/80pf, set of six, full OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, No.26 expertized by H. Bothe and Champion, SG #19/26, 1,240
275.00 
 
1084  41
1915, black "G.R.I." and surcharge 3s on German Marshall Islands 3m black violet, tiny spot of gum scratch, large part of OG, previously hinged, fine and very scarce single, D. Brandon certificate, SG #61, 6,500
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950.00 
 
1085 SG 16/63

Mint Collection

1914-15, 21 stamps arranged on Lindner hingeless pages, representing second setting of surcharges (5mm apart) on German New Guinea, set of ten, and surcharges on German Marshall Islands, including 1s on 1m (No.59 - creased with small thin), and surcharge 1(p) over 2p on 10pf carmine (signed D. Brandon), nice quality overall, full/large part of OG (one stamp has no gum), mostly F/VF, D. Brandon certificates for sets of ten and nine, No. 59 with BPA certificate, C.v. is over 8,000
Click here to see the certificate 1,
Click here to see Part 2,
Click here to see certificates 2 and 3
1100.00 
 
1086 **/*   65-69, 85-89

Bahamas

1920-30, King George V, Peace Celebration and Seal of the Colony, two complete sets of five, full OG, NH or VLH (three stamps of the second set), F/VF, SG #106/10, 126/30, 92 as hinged
55.00 
 
1087 **   100-13, 154-56
1938-52, King George VI, Fishes, Flamingoes, View, 1/2p-1, complete set of 20, full OG, NH, VF, SG #149/57a, 158/60, 167
70.00 
 
1088 **/*   113
1938, King George VI, 1 blue green and black, printed on ordinary paper, block of four, full OG, NH or LH (top stamps), VF, SG #157a, 240++
95.00 
 
1089 **   116-29
1942, 450th Anniversary of the Discovery of America by Columbus, black overprint on 1/2p-1, complete set of 14, the high value is from the first printing in deep gray green (thick paper), full OG, NH, mainly VF, SG #162/75, 130
70.00 
 
1090 **   20-37

Bahrain

1938-41, King George VI and Postal Transportation, black overprint "Bahrain" on stamps of India, 3p-25r, complete set of 16, nice quality, white full OG, NH, VF and scarce, SG #20/37, 1,000
550.00 
 
1091 **   72-80
1950-55, King George VI, black surcharges on Great Britain stamps, 1/2a/1/2p-10r/10s, complete set of nine, full OG, NH, VF, SG #71/79, 110
50.00 
 
1092 **  SG 248, a

Barbados

1938, Seal of the Colony, 1/2p green, bottom sheet margin block of 12, right stamp in the second row with recut line variety (position R10/6), full OG, NH, VF, C.v. 216 as singles
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130.00 
 
1093 **  SG 252, a
1938, Seal of the Colony, 3p brown, perforation 13, block of six (2x3), right stamp of the middle row with vertical line over horse head (position R4/10), full OG, NH, VF, C.v. 160++
Click here to see enlarged fragment
95.00 
 
1094 **  SG 252b, ba
1941, Seal of the Colony, 3p brown, perforation 14, right sheet margin block of six (2x3), top right stamp with vertical line over horse head (position R4/10), full OG, NH, VF, C.v. 111.50++
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70.00 
 
1095 **  SG 252c, ca
1947, Seal of the Colony, 3p blue, right sheet margin block of four, bottom right stamp with vertical line over horse head (position R4/10), full OG, NH (top left stamp is hinged), VF, C.v. 133++
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75.00 
 
1096 **   216-27
1950, King George VI, Fish, Map, Sailing Ship, Arms, 1c- $2.40, complete set of 12, full OG, NH, VF, SG #271/82, 55
35.00 
 
1097 **   18-28

Basutoland

1938, King George VI, Crocodile, 1/2p-10s, complete set of 11, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SG #18/28, 110
60.00 
 
1098 **  SG 19, a
1938, King George VI and Crocodile, 1p scarlet, block of four, top right stamp with Tower flaw (position R2/4), full OG, NH, VF, C.v. 175++
Click here to see enlarged fragment
110.00 
 
1099    

Batum (British Occupation)

1918, local cover with provisional negative hs "Batumskaya P. T. Kontora No.1" and boxed cachet indicating payment is to be made in cash, pen manuscript "15k", perfect quality, VF and scarce usage during the time when stamps in Batum were not available
240.00 
 
1100 **/*   22 var, 23a
1919, two imperforated singles (one corner margin example) with inverted red or black surcharge 15r on 1k orange, full OG, NH or previously hinged, VF and scarce, copies of P. Holcombe certificates are enclosed, first one is not mentioned in Scott or SG, the other one has C.v. $750
375.00 
 
1101  29
1920, black surcharge 50r on perforated 4k red, nice and fresh, full OG, previously hinged, VF, expertized by Champion and Romeko, SG #25, 1,000, Scott C.v. $1,500
275.00 
 
1102  47
1920, black surcharge 50r on imperforated 2k green, nice margins, full OG, LH, VF, APEX certificate, SG #38, 450
190.00 
 
1103 SG 1/53

Nice Collection

1919-20, over 375 mostly mint stamps (no more then a dozed used) in singles, pairs and blocks, arranged on album or stockpages, representing most of issued stamps, along with numerous reference items, we note nice range of Aloe Tree stamps, especially with 'British Occupation' overprints, showing in addition to genuine sets three different bogus issues, good selection of surcharges with a portion of real items, better include No.25, many of No.29-40, No. 41 in mint and used condition and more, generally fresh quality (occasional flaws possible), full or large part of OG, F/VF, C.v. for legitimate items is close to 5,000
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16
750.00 
 
1104 **   124-36

Bechuanaland Protectorate

1938-52, King George VI, Baobab Tree and Cattle, 1/2p-10s, complete set of 11, full OG, NH, VF, SG #118/28, 110
55.00 
 
1105 **   54

Bermuda

1918-22, King George V, 1 black and violet, printed on red paper, watermark Multiple Crown CA, top left corner sheet margin single, full OG, NH (hinged on top margin only), VF, SG #55, 325 as hinged
250.00 
 
1106 SG 92 var
1924, King George V, 10s red and green on emerald paper, watermark Multiple Script CA, diagonal gash through the portrait variety, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. 140 for a common stamp
Click here to see enlarged fragment
100.00 
 
1107 **  SG 120d
1947, King George VI, 12s6p lemon yellow and gray, comb perforation 14, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, expertized by D. Brandon, C.v. 700
400.00 
 
1108 SB  SG SB1, var

Stamp Booklets

1948, King George VI, two 5s unexploded booklets, stapled on the left or on the right, black lettering on pink paper, each one contains five panes of six stamps separated by glassine interleaves, post office fresh quality, VF, C.v. 280
130.00 
 
1109 **   230-41

British Guiana

1938-52, King George VI, Bird, Map, Waterfall, Scenes, 1c-$3, complete set of 12, full OG, NH, VF, SG #308a/19, 110
55.00 
 
1110 **   115-26

British Honduras

1938-47, King George VI, Airplane, Coat of Arms, Scenes, 1c-$5, complete set of 12, full OG, NH, VF, SG #150/61, 190
90.00 
 
1111 **   65-77

British Occupation of Italian Colonies
Cyrenaica

1950, Mounted Warrior, 1m-500m, complete set of 13, two high values with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF, SG #136/48, 190
100.00 
 
1112 **   J1-7

Postage Due stamps

1950, bilingual "Postage Due" and Numerals, 2m-100m, complete set of seven, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, SG #D149/55, 375
190.00 
 
1113 **  SG S19a

Somalia

1948, King George VI, black surcharge "B.M.A. Somalia" 2s50c on 2s6p yellow green, misplaced dot after "sh" variety (position R4/7), full OG, NH, VF, C.v. 140
90.00 
 
1114 **   O13-14

Burma
Official stamps

1937, King George V, black overprint "Burma. Service" on 5r purple and ultramarine, 10r scarlet and green, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF, SG #O13/14, 825 as hinged
550.00 
 
1115 **   53-65

Cameroon (Expeditionary Force)

1915, blue or black "C.E.F." and surcharges on German Cameroon stamps, 1/2p/3pf-5s/5m, complete set of 13, full OG, NH (low value is VLH), F/VF and very rare in sound condition, four high values with D. Brandon certificate, SG #B1/13, 900 as hinged
600.00 
 
1116  53-65
1915, blue or black "C.E.F." and surcharges on German Cameroon stamps, 1/2p/3pf-5s/5m, complete set of 13, full OG, LH or previously hinged, mostly VF, four high values with D. Brandon certificate, SG #B1/13, 900
275.00 
 
1117  59a
1915, black "C.E.F." and surcharge 4p (short "4" variety) on German Cameroon 40pf carmine and black, full OG, VLH, VF, expertized by H. Kohler, D. Brandon certificate, SG #B7a, 1,000
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275.00 
 
1118    54-56
1919, three stamps of German Cameroon with blue or black surcharge "C.E.F." and new denomination in British currency, used together with French Occupation stamp on registered mixed franking cover from Buea to Berne via Victoria and Liverpool, all transits and arrival markings, VF and scarce
150.00 
 
1119 **   O9, a

Canada
Overprinted Official stamps

1949-50, Peace issue, black "O.H.M.S." overprint on 50c dark blue green, lower left corner sheet margin plate No.1 block of four, bottom right stamp without period after "S" in overprint variety (position 47), nicely centered and unfolded, full OG, NH, VF, Unitrade C.v. C$3,600
Click here to see enlarged fragment
950.00 
 
1120  31

Canada
Newfoundland

1865, Queen Victoria, imperforated plate proof of 24c in blue, printed on india paper and mounted on card, bottom sheet margin block of four, no gum as produced, NH, VF, Unitrade C.v. C$260++
95.00 
 
1121  61-74
1897, Discovery of Newfoundland issue, red diagonal overprint "Specimen" on 1c-60c, complete set of 14, all but 2c and 6c with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF, Unitrade C.v. C$1,500
450.00 
 
1122 **   163 var
1929-31, Map of Newfoundland, 1c green, re-engraved printing, top right corner sheet margin block of four, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF, Unitrade #163i, C$803++
240.00 
 
1123 **  SG 270a
1938, Royal Family, Princess Elizabeth, 4c light blue, right sheet margin horizontal pair, right stamp without watermark, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. 150, Unitrade #247ii, C$225
70.00 
 
1124  C18

Air Post stamps

1933, Balbo Flight, black surcharge $4.50 on 75c bistre, position 3 of 4-stamp setting, full OG, previously hinged, VF, expertized by G. Roig and others, Unitrade C.v. C$400
140.00 
 
1125 **   19

Cayman Islands

1907, King Edward VII, black handstamped surcharge 1p on 5s vermilion and green, nice quality single, full OG, NH, VF and scarce never hinged, SG #19, 275
220.00 
 
1126  MR3

War Tax stamp

1917, King George V, black "thin" surcharge 1 1/2p on 2 1/2p deep blue, nice and very fresh, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF, BPA certificate, SG #55, 750
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350.00 
 
1127 **  SG 303y

Ceylon

1912, King George V, 5c violet, inverted and reversed watermark Multiple Crown CA, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. 140 as hinged
95.00 
 
1128 **   264-74
1935-36, King George V, Elephants and Scenes, 2c-1r, complete set of 11, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SG #368/78, 60 as hinged
65.00 
 
1129 **/*   264a-65a
1935-36, King George V and Scenes, 2c carmine rose and black, 3c olive green and black, both with perforation 14, blocks of four, full OG, NH or LH (top stamps of 3c block), VF, SG #368a/69a, 196 as hinged singles
100.00 
 
1130 **   160-63 imp

Cook Islands

1965, Internal Self Government, Map, Flag and Scenes, imperforated complete set of four in vertical pairs, NH, VF, SG #175/78 var
190.00 
 
1131 **   86

Cyprus

1923, King George V, 45pi dull violet and ultra, watermark Multiple Script CA, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF and scarce never hinged, SG #99, 275 as hinged
200.00 
 
1132 **   143-55, 164-66
1938-51, King George VI and Scenes, 1/4pi-1, complete set of 19, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SG #151/63, 250
120.00 
 
1133 **/*   65-82, 83-85

Dominica

1923-33, King George V and Seal of the Colony, 1/2p-5s and 3s-1, two complete sets of 18 and 3, printed on watermarked Multiple Script CA and Multiple Crown CA paper respectively, fresh quality, full OG, first set is mainly LH, the second one is NH, VF, SG #71/91, 375 as hinged
240.00 
 
1134 **   97-111
1938-47, King George VI, Landscapes and Scenes, 1/4p- 10s, complete set of 15, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SG #99/109, 75
35.00 
 
1135 **   103

Egypt

1924, King Fuad, 1 blue and dark violet, nice and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, SG #122, 225 as hinged
140.00 
 
1136 **   343-60
1953, Portrait of King Farouk obliterated with three black bars, 1m-1, complete set of 18, full OG, NH, mostly VF
45.00 
 
1137  M1

Military stamps

1932, British Forces in Egypt, inscribed "Postal Seal", imperforated proof of 1pi in red and dark blue (issued colors), left sheet margin horizontal pair, full OG, NH, VF, SG #A1
90.00 
 
1138 **/*   M5
1934, Sphinx, 1p carmine, perforation 14 1/2x14, left sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH or LH (top left stamp), VF, SG #A7, 220 as hinged singles
140.00 
 
1139 **   107-20

Falkland Islands

1952, King George VI, Animals, Birds, Map, Ships, Scenes, 1/2p-1, complete set of 14, full OG, NH, VF, SG #172/85, 180
90.00 
 
1140 **  SG 225w
1966, Churchill Commemoration, 1s multicolored, inverted watermark Multiple Crown Block CA, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. 100
55.00 
 
1141 **  SG G6b

Falkland Islands Dependencies

1946, King George VI and Map, missing "I" in Shetland Is. variety, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. 250
Click here to see enlarged fragment
140.00 
 
1142 **   1-16, 17-30

South Georgia

1963-72, Queen Elizabeth II, Animals, Birds, Scenes, two complete sets of 16 and 14, the last one with decimal surcharges, full OG, NH, VF, SG #1/16, 18/31A, 260
110.00 
 
1143 **   117-31B, 132-35

Fiji

1938-55, King George VI, Sailing Canoe, Map, Views, 1/2p-1, complete set of 22, including both dies of 1 1/2p, 2p and 6p, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SG #249/66b, 275
140.00 
 
1144 **  SG 143, a

Gibraltar

1950, King George VI and view of Southport Gate, red overprint "New Constitution 1950" on 1s green and black, bottom sheet margin imprint block of four, top right stamp with broken "R" variety (position R9/4), full OG, NH, VF, C.v. 132++
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75.00 
 
1145 **   114-23

Grenada

1934-36, King George V, Seal of the Colony and Views, 1/2p-5s, complete set of ten, full OG, NH, VF, SG #135/44, 60 as hinged
45.00