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Lots 108 - 204,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #79, September 14, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
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Curr.$
Bid
108 **/*   113

Bahamas

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 
 
109 **   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 
 
110 **   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 
 
111 **   96-98, var
1955-60, Queen Elizabeth II, Castles, black surcharges 2r/2s6p-10r/10s, two complete sets of three, two different types of surcharges, full OG, NH, VF, SG #94/96, a, £115
50.00 
 
112 **  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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110.00 
 
113 **  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++
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70.00 
 
114 **   216-27
1950, King George VI, Fish, Map, Sailing Ship, Seal of the Colony, 1c-$2.40, complete set of 12, full OG, NH, VF, SG #271/82, £55
35.00 
 
115 **  SG 19, a

Basutoland

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++
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100.00 
 
116 **   46-56, 61-71
1954-61, Queen Elizabeth II, Airplane, Scenes, two complete sets of 11, the last one with surcharges, full OG, NH, VF, SG #43/53, 58/68, £160
70.00 
 
117    

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 
 
118 **/*   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 Scott C.v. $750
375.00 
 
119  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 
 
120 **   105-14

Bermuda

1936-40, King George V, Yacht "Lucie", Views, 1/2p-1s6p, complete set of 11, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $100
45.00 
 
121 **   143-62
1953-62, Queen Elizabeth II, Bird, Arms, Maps, Scenes, 1/2p-£1, complete set of 20, full OG, NH, VF, SG #135/50, 140a, 145b, £135
55.00 
 
122 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 
 
123 **   1-15

British Antarctic Territory

1963, Queen Elizabeth II, Animals, Birds, Airplane, Map, Ships, 1/2p-£1, complete set of 15, full OG, NH, VF, SG #1/15, £145
60.00 
 
124  48-51

British Honduras

1899, Queen Victoria, black overprint "Revenue" (length 12mm) on 5c-50c/1s, complete set of four, fresh quality, large part of OG, previously hinged, F/VF, SG #66/69, £329
110.00 
 
125 **   J1-7

British Occupation of Italian Colonies

Cyrenaica
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 
 
126 **  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
70.00 
 
127 **   O13-14

Burma
Official stamps

1937, King George V, black overprint "Burma. Service" on 5r purple and ultramarine, 10r scarlet and green, two high values, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF, SG #O13/14, £825 as hinged
550.00 
 
128 **   146a-48a

Canada

1927, Historical issue, 5c-20c, imperforated complete set in horizontal (5c) or vertical pairs, nice margins, full OG, NH, VF, Unitrade C.v. C$720
190.00 
 
129 **   149-59
1928-29, King George V "Scroll" issue, 1c-$1, complete set of ten, bright and fresh, full OG, NH, F/VF (50c - VF), C.v. $1,405
375.00 
 
130 **   162-77
1930-31, King George V "Arch-Leaf" issue, 1c-$1, complete set of 16, nice condition, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $1,029
275.00 
 
131 **   O9

Overprinted Official stamps

1949-50, Peace issue, black overprint "O.H.M.S." on Lumbering 50c dark blue green, perfectly centered, full OG, NH, VF, Unitrade C.v. C$330
75.00 
 
132 **   O9, a
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 post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Unitrade C.v. C$3,600
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950.00 
 
133 **   61-74

Newfoundland

1897, Discovery of Newfoundland, Animals, Birds, Sailing Ships, Scenes, 1c-60c, complete set of 14, well centering, full OG, NH, VF and scarce never hinged, Unitrade C.v. C$750
250.00 
 
134  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
475.00 
 
135 **   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++
200.00 
 
136  C18

Air Post stamps

1933, General Balbo Flight, black surcharge $4.50 on 75c bistre, position 1 of four-stamp setting, full OG, LH, VF, Unitrade C.v. C$400
110.00 
 
137  69-80

Cayman Islands

1932, Kings William IV and George V, Centenary issue, 1/4p-10s, complete set of 12, full OG, mainly LH, VF, SG #84/95, £500
190.00 
 
138  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 and scarce, BPA certificate, SG #55, £750
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350.00 
 
139 **  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 
 
140 **   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 
 
141 **   110

Cyprus

1924-28, King George V, £1 violet and black on red paper, portrait in a shield, watermark Multiple Crown CA, full OG, NH, F/VF, SG #102, £300 as hinged
190.00 
 
142 **   183-97
1960-61, Queen Elizabeth II, blue overprint "Cyprus Republic" on 2m-£1, complete set of 15, full OG, NH, VF, SG #188/202, £130
55.00 
 
143 **   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 
 
144 **   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 
 
145  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 
 
146 **/*   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 
 
147  52

Falkland Islands

1928, black handstamped surcharge 2 1/2p on King George V 2p brown violet, left sheet margin single, nice condition, full OG, very light trace of hinge, appears NH, VF and scarce, these stamps were in usage for two weeks only, RPS certificate, SG #115, £1,300
750.00 
 
148 SG 141d
1935, King George V Silver Jubilee issue, 4p dark blue and green, flagstaff on right-hand turret variety, full OG, VLH, VF, C.v. £850
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375.00 
 
149 **   107-20
1952, King George VI, Animals, Birds, Map, Ships, 1/2p- £1, complete set of 14, full OG, NH, VF, SG #172/85, £180
70.00 
 
150 **   128-42
1960, Queen Elizabeth II and Birds, 1/2p-£1, complete set of 15, full OG, NH, VF, SG #193/207, £170
70.00 
 
151 **   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 
 
152 **   75

Gibraltar

1912-24, King George V, £1 violet and black on red paper, nicely centered, full OG, NH, VF, SG #85, £140 as hinged
95.00 
 
153 **   107-18
1938-51, King George VI, Landscapes and Scenes, 1/2p- £1, complete set of 14, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SG #121/31, £180
90.00 
 
154 **  SG 143, a
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 
 
155 **   147-60
1960-62, Queen Elizabeth II, Animals, Birds, Flowers, Views, 1/2p-£1, complete set of 14, full OG, NH, VF, SG #160/73, £80
35.00 
 
156 **   171-83

Grenada

1953-59, Queen Elizabeth II, Sailing Ship, 1/2c- $2.50, complete set of 13, full OG, NH, VF, SG #192/204, £60
30.00 
 
157  63
1891, Queen Victoria, black surcharge with handstamped Chinese characters $1 on 96c purple on red paper, fresh quality and nice centering, full OG, LH, VF, SG #50, £450
200.00 
 
158  70a var
1898, surcharge (without Chinese characters) $1 on 96c gray black, excellent centering, a beautiful single, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce, SG #53a, £2,750
1400.00 
 
159  104
1905, King Edward VII, $2 scarlet and slate, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, watermark Multiple Crown CA, full OG, LH, VF, SG #87a, £350
150.00 
 
160 **/*   154-66A, 155a-62a
1938-52, King George VI, 1c-$10, 2c-50c, two complete sets of 23 and 6, perforation 14 and 14 1/2x14 respectively, full OG ($10 green and several other values from 1938 printing with usual streaky gum), NH (seven low values and $10 violet) or LH/hinged, mostly VF, SG #140/62, £1,178
325.00 
 
161 **  SG 171, a
1948, Silver Wedding, 10c violet, top right corner margin plate No. block of four, bottom left stamp with spur on "N" variety (position R2/9), full OG, NH, VF, C.v. £111++
70.00 
 
162 **/*   168/228

King George VI and Queen Elizabeth II Early Issues

1940 -66, 50th Anniversary, Silver Wedding, UPU, Coronation, Queen Elizabeth II definitives (mainly NH, including $10), ITU, Churchill, WHO, the total is 27 stamps, full OG, mainly LH, VF, SG C.v. £727
140.00 
 
163 **/*   168/99, O97/112

India
Nice Selection

1937-43, King George VI, "white background" (one low value is hinged), two official sets and two singles, in addition four cheap values of Patiala State, full OG, NH or LH/hinged, mostly VF, SG C.v. £165
45.00 
 
164  O55-61

Convention States

Jind
Official stamps

1937-42, King George VI, black overprint "Jind State Service" on stamps of India, 1/2a- 10r, complete set of six, full OG, LH, mostly VF, SG #O66/72, £1,000
375.00 
 
165 **   93-94

Patiala

1938, King George VI and Elephants, black overprint "Patiala State" on 2r and 5r, two horizontal pairs with gutter labels at the top, full OG, NH, VF, SG #93/94, £160++
90.00 
 
166 **   40, var

Feudatory States
Soruth

1950, Junagarh City, black surcharge 1a on 3p dark green and black, top left corner sheet margin block of four, top right stamp with small second "a" in "ANNA" and broken "N" in "REVENUE"(position R1/2), full OG, NH (hinged at the top margin only), VF, SG #61, var, C.v. £160 for common stamps
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140.00 
 
167 **   40, var
1950, Junagarh City, black surcharge 1a on 3p dark green and black, left sheet margin block of four, bottom left stamp is precursor of broken "O" in "One" (position R6/1) with additional small "s" in "POSTAGE" and "v" in"REVENUE" varieties, full OG, NH, VF and rare, SG #61, b, C.v. £870++
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375.00 
 
168 **   O7k

Travancore-Cochin
Official stamps

1949, Pachipari Reservoir, black overprint "Service" over 6a on 14ch blue green, rough perforation 12 1/2, block of four containing two vertical pairs imperforated between stamps, no gum as issued, NH, mostly VF, SG #O7a, £80++
45.00 
 
169  1

Ireland

1922, Dollard trial overprint "Provisional Government of Ireland 1922" in red on King George V 1/2p green, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $150 as hinged
95.00 
 
170 **   2a
1922, inverted Dollard black overprint on King George V 1p scarlet, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $400
140.00 
 
171 **   12-14
1922, Dollard black overprint on King George V and Sea Horses of 2s6p, 5s and 10s, complete set of three, perfectly centered, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $805
375.00 
 
172 **/*   23-35
1921, Thom blue black or red overprints on GB stamps of 1/2p-1s, complete set of 13, full OG, NH (1/2p-5p) or LH/hinged, mostly VF, C.v. $139 as hinged
65.00 
 
173 **   77-79
1925, Dublin Government Printing Works or Somerset House of London black overprint with narrow "1922" on King George V and Seahorses of 2s6p, 5s and 10s, complete set of three, stamp of 10s with damaged accent and "a" variety, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $710 (10s without variety)
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375.00 
 
174 **   93-95
1935, Harrison and Sons black overprint on re-engraved King George V and Seahorses of 2s6p, 5s and 10s, complete set of three, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $1,550
550.00 
 
175 **   96-98
1937, St. Patrick, complete set in blocks of four, watermark "SE" in monogram, 10s with bottom sheet margin, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiples, C.v. $2,800 as singles
1100.00 
 
176 **   116/52, var

Jamaica

1938-52, King George VI, Bananas, Palm Trees, Scenes, 1/2p-£1, complete set of 22, including perforation varieties of 2p, 6p, 5s and 10s, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SG #121/33a, 124c, 128a, 132b-33aa, £200
90.00 
 
177 **   NJ9 var

Jordan
Occupation Postage Due stamps

1949, inverted black bilingual overprint "Palestine" on Transjordan postage due 2m orange, unwatermarked issue, top sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, F/VF and scarce multiple, SG #PD23a, £800++
375.00 
 
178 **  SG 131ac, ad

Kenya, Uganda and Tanganyika

1942, King George VI and Crowned Cranes, 1c chocolate brown and black, comb perforation 13 1/4x13 1/4, two bottom sheet margin blocks of four, top left stamp of each block with damaged or retouched left value tablet variety, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. £145++
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90.00 
 
179 **  SG 131ae
1942, King George VI and Crowned Cranes, 1c chocolate brown and black, comb perforation 13 1/4x13 1/4, block of nine, stamp in the middle has break in bird's breast variety, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. £90++
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55.00 
 
180 **  SG 197a
1960-62, Queen Elizabeth II and Buffaloes, 10s slate green and olive green, vertical imperforated pair, nice margins and very fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. £1,700
1200.00 
 
181 **   59-71

Kuwait

1945, King George VI, black overprint "Kuwait" on the "White Background" issue, 3p-14a, complete set of 13, blocks of four, block of 1 1/2a with small separation at the top, full OG, NH, VF, SG #52/63, £300++
190.00 
 
182  58/118

Labuan

1895-1904, Animals, Birds, Coat of Arms, stamps of North Borneo overprinted "Labuan", four complete issues, the total is 32 stamps, full/large part of OG, LH or hinged, F/VF, SG C.v. £525
95.00 
 
183  83

Leeward Islands

1928, King George V, £1 violet and black on red paper, watermark Multiple Crown CA, perfect centering, full OG, very light trace of hinge, appears NH, VF, SG #80, £225
95.00 
 
184 **  SG 113ca
1944, King George VI, 10s deep vermilion and deep green on green ordinary paper, missing pearl variety (position R5/1), excellent centering and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF and rare key plate error, C.v. £1,700
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1100.00 
 
185  

Malaya

1971, Butterflies, imperforated multicolored proof of 15c in vertical pair, prepared for Federated States with no portrait and Coat of Arms, full OG, NH, VF
90.00 
 
186  8-13

Malta

1885-90, Queen Victoria, 1/2p-1s, complete set of six, watermark Crown CA, extremely fresh, full OG, VLH, VF, SG #20/28, £120
45.00 
 
187 **  SG 31x
1901, Valletta Harbor, 1/4p red brown, sideways reversed watermark Crown CA, top sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. £192 as hinged singles
110.00 
 
188 **  SG 45w
1905, Valletta Harbor, 1/4p red brown, sideways watermark Multiple Crown CA with Crown to left of CA (inverted) variety, top right corner sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. £112 as hinged singles
55.00 
 
189 **   114
1925, "Malta", £1 carmine red and black, upright watermark Multiple Script CA, left sheet margin single, full OG, NH, F/VF, SG #140, £110 as hinged
70.00 
 
190 **  SG 229a
1938-43, King George VI and Statue of Neptune, 2s6p red and black, damaged value tablet variety, translucent one tip of perforation at the top, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. £400
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180.00 
 
191 SG 73/140

Group of Better High Values

1914-26, King George V, nine mint stamps, including 2s and 5s with Multiple Crown CA watermark, 2s overprinted "Self-Government" in red and four high values of the "Britannia and Malta" issue, fresh quality, full OG, mainly LH, VF, C.v. £427
95.00 
 
192 **  SG 251b

Mauritius

1937, Coronation issue, 20c bright blue, line by scepter variety (position R5/3), full OG, NH, VF, C.v. £90
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45.00 
 
193 **   45

New Guinea

1932, Bird of Paradise, £1 olive gray without date scroll, full OG, NH, VF, SG #189, £120 as hinged
75.00 
 
194 **   165-70

New Zealand

1920, King George V, Victory issue, 1/2p-1s, complete set of six, full OG, NH, mostly VF and scarce never hinged, SG #453/58, £55 as hinged
70.00 
 
195 **  SG 568ca
1935, Capt. Cook at Poverty Bay, 2s olive green, perforation 13 1/2x14, single NZ and Star watermark, top sheet margin stamp with "COQK" variety (position R1/4), full OG, NH, VF, C.v. £170 as hinged
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140.00 
 
196 **   229-41
1940, Centenary issue, 1/2p-1s, complete set of 13, full OG, NH, VF, SG #613/25, £70
35.00 
 
197 **   12

Nigeria

1914, King George V, £1 violet and black on red paper, die I, watermark Multiple Crown CA, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, SG #12, £190 as hinged
130.00 
 
198 **   12a
1914, King George V, £1 deep violet and black on red paper, die II, watermark Multiple Crown CA, nice condition, full OG, NH, VF, SG #12b, £275 as hinged
190.00 
 
199 **   52

Northern Nigeria

1912, King George V, £1 violet and black on red paper, watermark Multiple Crown CA, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, SG #52, £180 as hinged
130.00 
 
200  1-3, 6-7, 8-13

North Borneo

1883-86, Coat of Arms and Ship, 1/2c-$2, inscribed "North Borneo", imperforated compound proof sheetlet of 11 stamps in brown, including two unissued values of 25c and $2, printed on white wove paper, no gum as produced, VF and rare
900.00 
 
201  103
1899, Orangutan, perforated (L12 1/2) essay of proposed design for 4c in bluish green and black, miniature sheet of nine, each stamp with black overprint "Waterlow and Sons, Ltd. Specimen" and security punch, no gum as produced, VF and scarce multiple
550.00 
 
202 **   280-95
1961, Queen Elizabeth II, Animals, Birds, Coat of Arms, 1c-$10, complete set of 16, full OG, NH, VF, SG #391/406, £160
70.00 
 
203  J20-31

Postage Due stamps

1903-11, Animals, Birds, Coat of Arms, Scenes, black horizontal overprint "Postage Due over black, blue or red overprint "British Protectorate", 1c-24c, complete set of 12, large part of OG, mostly VF, SG #D31/49, £508
190.00 
 
204  18-45, J1-4

Northern Rhodesia
Small Group

1929-52, Silver Jubilee, Coronation of 1937, King George VI and Animals, set of postage dues, four complete issues, the total is 32 stamps, full OG, NH (7) or LH/hinged, VF, SG C.v. £296
70.00