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Lots 222 - 404,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #74, July 21, 2017. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Net Price
222 **   235-49
1950, King George VI, Animals, Birds, Arms, Scenes, 1c- 10r, complete set of 15, full OG, NH, VF, SG #276/90, 75
sold
223  22-31

Montserrat

1904-08, King Edward VII and Seal of the Colony, 1/2p-5s, complete set of ten, watermark Multiple Crown CA, full OG, many LH, VF, SG #24/33, 300
sold
224 **   17b-30a

Nauru

1937-48, Freighter, 1/2p-10s, complete set of 14 on white glazed paper, nice condition, full OG, NH, F/VF, SG #26Bc/39B, 200
sold
225 **   45

New Guinea

1932, Bird of Paradise, 1 olive gray without date scroll, full OG, NH, VF, SG #189, 120 as hinged
115.00
226 **   C46-59

Air Post stamps

1939, Airplane over Bulolo Goldfield, 1/2p-1, complete set of 14, nice quality and premium centering, full OG, NH, VF, SG #212/25, 1,100
sold
227 **  SG 589ca

New Zealand

1939, Capt. Cook at Poverty Bay, 2s olive green, perforation 13 1/2x14, top sheet margin single with "COQK" variety (position R1/4), full OG, NH, VF, C.v. 350
Click here to see enlarged fragment
290.00
228 **  SG 589e, ea
1942, Capt. Cook at Poverty Bay, 2s olive green, perforation 14x13 1/2, top sheet margin block of four, upper right stamp with "COQK" variety (position R1/4), full OG, NH, VF, C.v. 193++
Click here to see enlarged fragment
sold
229 **   38-49

Nigeria

1936, King George V, Cattle, Ship, Views, 1/2p- 1, complete set of 12, nice quality unit, full OG, NH, F/VF, SG #34/45, 225 as hinged
sold
230  38-49
1936, King George V, Cattle, Ship, Views, 1/2p-1, complete set of 12, full OG, LH, mostly VF, SG #34/45, 225
sold
231 **   53-68
1938-51, King George VI, Bridge, Scene, 1/2p-5s, complete set of 16, full OG, NH, VF, SG #49/59, 55
sold
232 **   80-91, 93
1953-58, Queen Elizabeth II, Ships, Views, complete set of 13, including both 2p stamps, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SG #69/80, 80
sold
233 **  SG 148a

North Borneo

1904, Sailing Ship, inverted small figure surcharge 4c on 8c brown lilac and black, bottom sheet margin single, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. 325 as hinged
sold
234  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
290.00
235  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. 292
85.00
236  23

Nyasaland Protectorate

1918, King George V, 1 black and violet on red paper, watermark Multiple Crown CA, full OG, LH, VF, SG #98, 200
sold
237 **   54-67
1938-44, King George VI and Leopard, 1/2p-1, complete set of 18, nice quality, full OG (yellow on 5s as typical for early printing), NH, mainly VF, SG #130/43, 200
sold
238 **  SG 143c
1938-44, King George VI, 1 black and violet on red paper, serif on "G" in "POSTAGE" variety (position R4/5), full OG, NH, VF and scarce, C.v. 1,100
925.00
239 **   1-19, 4A

Pakistan

1947, King George VI, black overprint "Pakistan" on stamps of India, 3p-25r, complete set of 20, including local overprint on 1a3p stamp, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SG #1/19, fn, 193
140.00
240 **   O1-6

Bahawalpur
Official stamps

1945, Camels, Antelopes, Pelicans, Historical Places, red Arabic overprint on 1/2a-1r, complete set in blocks of four, two with sheet margins, nice quality, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SG #O1/6, 440++
sold
241 **   122-36

Papua New Guinea

1952, Animals, Birds, Map, Scenes, 1/2p-1, complete set of 15, bottom left corner sheet margin imprint blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, SG #1/15, Scott C.v. $640++
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sold
242 **  SG 97, b

Saint Helena

1923, King George V and Seal of the Colony, 1/2p black and gray, horizontal pair, right stamp with Torn Flag variety, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. 279.50 as hinged singles
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220.00
243 **/*  SG 97, c
1923, King George V and Seal of the Colony, 1/2p black and gray, bottom left corner sheet margin block of four, lower left stamp with Cleft Rock variety, full OG, NH (error and two other stamps) or VLH, VF, C.v. 88.50 as hinged singles
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80.00
244 **  SG 98, c
1922-27, King George V and Seal of the Colony, 1p green and gray, bottom left corner margin horizontal pair, left stamp with Cleft Rock variety, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. 79 as hinged singles
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80.00
245 **  SG 103a
1927, King George V and Seal of the Colony, 5p deep carmine and green on green paper, broken Mainmast variety, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. 275 as hinged
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sold
246 **/*   95-99
1922-23, King George V and Seal of the Colony, 4p-1, complete set of five, watermark Multiple Crown CA, fresh quality, full OG, NH (three high values) or previously hinged, VF, SG #92/06, 500 as hinged
460.00
247 **  SG 68w

Saint Vincent

1899, Queen Victoria, 1p lilac and carmine rose, inverted watermark Crown CA variety, fresh colors and perfect centering, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. 300 as hinged
sold
248 **   21b

Sarawak

1888-97, Sir Charles J. Brooke, $5 green and violet, unissued stamp in absolutely perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF and rare in premium quality, C.v. 1,300 as hinged
1150.00
249 **   76

Sierra Leone

1903, King Edward VII, 1 purple on red paper, watermark Crown CA, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, VF, SG #85, 275 as hinged
sold
250  89
1905, King Edward VII, 1 purple on red paper, watermark Multiple Crown CA, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF, SG #98, 300
140.00
251 **   28-42

Singapore

1955-59, Queen Elizabeth II, Ships, Coat of Arms, 1c-$5, complete set of 15, full OG NH, mostly VF, SG #38/52, 130
sold
252 **   67-79

Solomon Islands

1939-42, King George VI, Bird, Plants, Canoe, Scenes, 1/2p-10s, complete set of 13, full OG, NH, VF, SG #60/72, 90
sold
253 **   67-79
1939-42, King George VI, Bird, Plants, Canoe, Scenes, 1/2p-10s, complete set in blocks of four, all with sheet margins, but 2s6p, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, SG #60/72, 360++
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sold
254 **   89-105
1956-63, Queen Elizabeth II, Airplane, Ships, Map, Coat of Arms, 1/2p-1, complete set of 17, corner sheet margin blocks of four, all with plate No, except block of 1 1/2p, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, SG #82/96, 440++
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sold
255 **   113-25
1963-64, Queen Elizabeth II, Airplane, Ships, Scenes, 1p- 2s6p, complete set of nine, blocks of four, watermark Multiple Block CA, full OG, NH, VF, SG #103/11, 88++
sold
256 **  SG 75a

South Africa

1937, King George VI Coronation, 1s blue and red brown, block of four includes two se-tenant pairs, bottom left stamp (Afrikaans) has omitted hyphen variety (position R. 2/13), full OG, NH (pair with error), VF, C.v. 80++
Click here to see enlarged fragment
60.00
257  1-14

Southern Rhodesia

1924-29, King George V, 1/2p-5s, complete set of 14, full OG, LH or previously hinged, mostly VF, SG #1/14, 225
sold
258 **   108-20, C5-6

South West Africa

1931, Animals, Bird, Locomotive, Waterfall, Scenes, 1/2p-20s, complete set of 15 in horizontal se-tenant pairs, postage and air post, full OG, NH, VF, SG #74/87, 96, 254 as hinged
sold
259 **   61-62

Sudan

1940-41, Postman, black surcharge 4 1/2p on 5m and 8p, complete set of two, full OG, NH, VF, SG #79-80, 90
60.00
260 **  SG 100w
1948, Postman, 5m black and olive brown, inverted watermark "S G", block of four, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. 320++
275.00
261 **   C31-34

Air Post stamps

1938, Statue of General Gordon, black bilingual surcharges 5m/2 1/2p-5p/10p, sheet margin blocks of four, first one with perforation 11 1/2x12 1/2 all others with perforation 14, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF,SG #74/77, 220++
170.00
262 **   J12-15, J14a-15a

Postage Due stamps

1948-79, Steamboat, 2m-20m, complete set of four on paper with "S G" watermark, in addition 10m and 20m printed on Sudan Arms watermarked paper, they are very scarce, full OG, NH, VF, SG #D12/15, fn
sold
263 **   J12-15
1948, Steamboat, 2m-20m, complete set in left sheet margin blocks of four, watermark "S G", post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, SG #D12/15, 300++
sold
264 **   O44-60

Official stamps

1951, Animals, Scenes, black or red overprint "S. G." on 1m-50p, complete set of 17, sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, SG #O67/83, 216++
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sold
265 **   76b

Swaziland

1961, Queen Elizabeth II and Highveld view, black surcharge (type II) at the bottom left 25c on 2s6p carmine red and green, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, SG #74b, 650
sold
266 **   50-61

Trinidad and Tobago

1938-44, King George VI, Waterfall, Views, 1c-$4.80, complete set of 14, many with sheet margins, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SG #246/56, 110
sold
267 **   50-61
1938-44, King George VI, Waterfall, Views, 1c-$4.80, complete set in blocks of four, all except the high value with corner sheet margins, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF, SG #246/56, 440++
Click here to see Part 2
290.00
268 **   42-54

Tristan da Cunha

1961, Queen Elizabeth II and Fishes, denomination in "cents" and "rand", 1/2c-1r, complete set of 13, all are right sheet margin examples, full OG, NH, VF, SG #42/54, 80
sold
269  62-78

Zanzibar

1899, Sultan Seyyid Mahommed-bin-Said, 1/2a-5r, imperforated complete set of 17 plate proofs in horizontal pairs, most with sheet margins, watermark Multiple Rosette, pair of 3a with diagonal ink line on the face, minor reversal soiling, no gum as produced, NH, VF and rare, only a few sets in pairs survived
sold
270  99/112
1908, Sultan Ali bin Hamoud, imperforated set of 13 (less 25c) plate proofs, watermark Multiple Rosette, no gum as produced, VF and scarce
460.00
271 (*) S  117
1908-09, Palace of the Sultan and Dhow, 50r dull violet and black, two stamps, one with "Specimen" overprint, full OG or unused, expertly regummed, VF appearance, SG #243, 1,000
345.00
272  120-34
1913, Sultan Khalifa bin Harub, imperforated complete set of 15 plate proofs, most with sheet margins, watermark Multiple Rosette, no gum as produced, VF
sold
273  

Eight Complete issues

1938-53, King George VI - Falkland Islands of 1950, two sets of Fiji, Gambia, two sets of Pitcairn Islands and Seychelles, Queen Elizabeth II - Southern Rhodesia, generally fresh quality, full OG, LH or previously hinged, mostly VF, SG C.v. 1,220
Click here to see Part 2
sold
274 **   C1a-3a

Air Post stamps

1947, Airplane over Kabul, 5af-20af, imperforated complete set of three in vertical (5af) or horizontal pairs, full OG, NH, VF
sold
275 **   C3c
1947, Airplane over Kabul, 20af emerald, block of six (2x3), imperforated horizontally at the top and between second and third rows of stamps, full OG, NH, VF
sold
276 **   1109 var
1968, Grenoble Winter Olympic Games, 2L red, gray and bright blue, imperforated souvenir sheet, two miscut examples, full OG, NH, VF, a common sheet is added for comparison
N/A
277 **   1109 var
1968, Grenoble Winter Olympic Games, 2L, imperforated souvenir sheet, gray color omitted, slightly misaligned, full OG, NH, VF and very scarce
N/A
278 **   164 var
1919, inverted black surcharge 100r on 7r black and yellow, printed on vertically laid paper, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, expertized by A. Rosselevitch
sold
279  
1919, black surcharge 100r on Romanov Dynasty 5r dark brown, postally used, VF and rare, expertized by A. Rosselevitch, this stamp is not listed in Scott
sold
280  218 var
1919, black surcharge 100r over unframed "Z" on 5r dark blue, green and pale blue, perforation 12 1/2, CTO at the top right corner, VF
sold
281 **/*   1/253

Practically Complete Character Overprints and Monogram Surcharges Collection

1919-20, 252 mostly mint stamps (less No.163 for completion), including all scarce and rare items (many properly expertized), we mention just three stamps with dubious cancellations and one stamp has slightly toned gum, beautiful quality unit, full OG, NH or previously hinged, mostly VF and great lot in every respect, C.v. $5,300++
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2, 3, 4
sold
282 Mi Ia-e
1920, Paris issue, Eagle, 1r-15r, set of five values, each one with black horizontal overprint "Specimen", full OG (minor offset on reverse), VF
sold
283 Mi Ia-k
1920, Paris issue, 1r-100r, reprints, imperforated complete set of ten in sheets of 50, full OG with minor usual soiling, VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
N/A
284 Mi Ii var
1920, Paris issue, Sewer, 70r lilac and brown, reprint with engraved frame and inverted center in litho, right margin block of six (3x2), full OG, NH or LH (central stamps), VF
N/A
285 **   285, 290, 292
1921, First Constantinople issue, a single of 250r and two horizontal pairs of 10,000r and 20,000r, first two with printing on both sides, the last one with full offset of the design on reverse, no gum as issued, NH, VF
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115.00
286  278/94
1921, First Constantinople issue, complete set of 15 imperforated plate proofs in issued colors, printed on glossy paper (proofs of 15,000r and 25,000r brown were not issued), no gum as produced, NH, VF and scarce
575.00
287 **/*   278-94, var

Collection of the First Constantinople issue

1921, 114 mostly mint stamps, neatly arranged on stockpages, representing color shades and printing types of issued perforated and imperforated stamps, numerous plate varieties, as well as 75 reprints, including block of 18 with double impression, nice quality overall, full/large part of OG or no gum as issued, F/VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
290.00
288 **/*   312/33
1922, black surcharges on Soviet issue, 10,000r/50r - 500,000r/10,000r, complete set of ten, fresh condition, full OG, NH (2) or LH/hinged, F/VF, C.v. $250
115.00
289  333 var
1923, double black surcharge 500,000(r) on 10,000r black and rose, used on back side of an envelope from Shakhtakhty to Dzhelal-Ogly, two readable postmarks, VF and very scarce, please note this item is not a complete cover
sold
290  354 var
1922, double black surcharge 15(k) on the First Constantinople imperforated stamp of 250r blue, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce
Click here to see enlarged fragment
115.00
291  368a var
1922, black surcharge 35 with double (one inverted) "k" endorsed by hand on the First Constantinople stamp of 20,000(r) lake, postal cancellations, mostly VF
115.00
292  371, 385
1922-23, red manuscript surcharge 1k on 250r blue, and black surcharge 2(k) on 500r brown violet, used together on one piece, cancelled Aleksandropol "22.3.23" date stamp, VF
115.00
293    381
1923, black surcharge 50k on Ararat Mountain view imperforated stamp of 25,000r blue, used on reverse of registered cover from Yerevan to Berlin, postmarked on arrival, address is partly obliterated, vertical fold away from the stamp, still F/VF
sold
294 (*)   384 var
1923, black surcharge 1(k) on First Constantinople stamp of 250r blue, vertical pair imperforated between stamps, fresh condition, unused, no gum, VF
sold
295 Mi 154A III
1923, black surcharge 50k on perforated (!) Ararat Mountain view of 25,000r blue, postally used in Yerevan Gub., fresh quality, VF
115.00
296  

Group of Non-Postal stamps

1890-1960, 39 charity stamps or labels, representing Revolutionary Committee, Great Personalities, Aid to Refugees, Christmas stamps and etc., neatly arranged on Collection pages, mainly fresh and VF
Click here to see Part 2, Click here to see Part 3
sold
297 **   B87-92

Semi - Postal issues

1931, Rotary Convention issue, 10g-1k, complete overprinted set of six, nicely centered and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #518-23, 700
sold
298 **   C32-46

Air Post stamps

1935, Airplane over Landscapes, 5g-10s, complete set of 15, all with side margins, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $150
sold
299 **   C54-60
1950-53, Birds, 60g-20s, complete set of seven, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $333
sold
300 **   C60 imp
1952, Golden Eagle, 20s black brown, vertical imperforated pair, printed on white paper, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #968y PU, 240++
sold
301  SC #31 I
1922, part of black overprint "Yelisavetpolskoy PTK" on Soviet issue stamp of 400r blue, two parts of postal cancellations at the top left and at the bottom, mostly VF, expertized by A. Rosselevitch
290.00
302  

Azerbaijan and Transcaucasian Federation Republics Collection on Stockpages

1919-23, over 600 mostly mint stamps, including approximately 450 for Azerbaijan and 150 for Transcaucasia, representing practically all issued stamps, many scarce stamps throughout, such as inverted or double surcharges, some bogus items are included, overall nice quality, full OG or no gum as issued, F/VF or better
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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
sold
303 **/U   B1, var, B2

Displaced Persons Camp issues

Catalogued by Stereo Stamps Catalogue issued in 1970

Schongau

1946, Arms of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, 30+170pf multicolored, two corner margin singles, one with offset on reverse, cancelled souvenir sheet (minor separations) and unaddressed commemorative cover, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF
sold
304 **   B3-4, B5

Hanau

1947, Arms of Estonia and Latvia, 24+76pf blue and 24+76pf red lilac, souvenir sheet 75+125pf, illustrated commemorative postcard, bearing both stamps and imperforated reprints in sheets of 12, full OG, NH, VF
Click here to see Part 2
110.00
305    B6

Augsburg-Hochfeld

1948, Flying Envelope 50pf red and gray black, used on special delivery local cover, tied by Camp ds, uprated by two German adhesives, Augsburg arrival marking on reverse, top left corner imperfection, otherwise VF
110.00
306 **   B6-16, L15-19

Small Group2

1948, Flying Envelope and Postman, perforated and imperforated complete sets, including gutter pairs, complete overprinted "E.V." set for Estonian Camp, five stamps overprinted "L.R." and "Latvia", in addition Detmold Camp Scouts issue, perforated and imperforated 20+80pf with red overprint "Augsburg", as well as two postal history items, nice quality, full OG or no gum as issued, NH, VF
Click here to see Part 2
sold
307 **/U   L20-22, I, L25

Meerbeck

1947, 400th Anniversary of the First Lithuanian Book, complete set of three, two se-tenant pairs, imperforated souvenir sheet, three stamps with Independence overprints and three commemorative unaddressed covers, fresh condition, full OG, NH or used, VF
Click here to see Part 2
230.00
308 **/U   L44-45

Hassendorf-Montgomery-Seedorf

1946, Coat of Arms and Madonna, perforated (simulated perforation) and imperforated souvenir sheets of three, marginal favor cancellations, full OG, NH, VF
sold
309  L44 var
1946, Coat of Arms and Madonna, perforated (simulated perforation) souvenir sheet of three, right stamp with omitted central design, some traces of mounts on reverse, full OG, hinged, VF and very rare
sold
310  B48-50, var

Semi - Postal issues

1920, Antwerp Olympic Games, two imperforated complete sets of three, printed on thickened white and thinned grayish paper, five stamps with side margins, full OG, LH or previously hinged, VF and very scarce lot for a specialist, paper varieties are not listed either in Scott or COB
N/A
311  B132-43
1933, Orval Abbey, imperforated complete set of 11, the high value with bottom margin, full/large part of OG, LH or previously hinged, VF, COB #363-74, 3,400
690.00
312 **   B466A-B
1949, Paintings by van der Weyden and Jordaens, two souvenir sheets of three, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $400
160.00
313 **   B521-22
1952, E. Verhaeren and H. Conscience, 4fr (+9fr) blue and 8fr (+9fr) violet rose, complete set of two, each one with label on the left, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $320
N/A
314  

Selection of Imperforated Specimens

1966-96, 12 imperforated stamps, one block of four and three souvenir sheets, postage and semi-postal issues, each stamp numbered on reverse, nice topical subjects, no gum as produced, NH, VF
Click here to see Part 2
sold
315 **   Q291-93, Q294-96 imp

Official Stamps

1945-46, Mercury, two complete sets of three in vertical imperforated pairs, two different types of the top inscription, one pair of 3fr with natural paper inclusions, full OG, NH, VF, ex-Bileski
sold
316 **/*   

Belgium and Colonies Collection in Scott Specialty Album

1900-68, about 2000 mint stamps and over 30 souvenir sheets in clear mounts, representing many valuable sets and singles, including King Albert in Helmet, Great Personalities of 1952, better souvenir sheets, highly complete semi-postal with Cardinal Mercier, air post and parcel post issues with nice range of various Locomotive stamps, in addition sets and singles of Ruanda-Urundi, Belgian East Africa and Congo, nice and clean unit, full/large part of OG, NH (over 50%) or LH/hinged, F/VF or better, C.v. is over $15,000
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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
2875.00
317  C18 fn

Air Post stamps

1930, Zeppelin issue, trial silver overprint "Correo Aereo. R. S. 6-V-30" on Aviation School 50c orange and black, full OG, LH, VF and scarce, only 25 stamps were produced, Beltran guarantee hs, B. Moorhouse certificate, Sanabria (1961) #27A, C.v. $350
sold
318  8
1881, Coat of Arms, 10s black and green, printed on horizontally laid paper, fresh, large part of OG, VF, C.v. $175
80.00
319  63
1901, Tsar Ferdinand, two-color die proof of unissued design (Tsar in Hat) of 25st in bluish green and dark brown violet, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, size 57x71mm, no gum as produced, VF
160.00
320 **   130-33
1918, Tsar Ferdinand, 1st-10st, imperforated plate proofs in issued colors, printed on chalk-surfaced paper, complete set in blocks of four, no gum as produced, NH, VF and rare multiples
860.00
321 **   1311-12 var
1964, Innsbruck Olympic Games, 1st and 2st, two bottom inscribed margin singles, imperforated at the bottom, first one with missing one tip of perforation at the top, the other one has tiny natural inclusion, still full OG, NH, VF and spectacular errors
N/A
322 **   1278, 2576-77, C92, C99

Group of Printing and Perforation Errors

1962-79, Conquest of Space, four items, representing imperforated single and pair, one fantail and se-tenant block of four printed on gum side, full OG, NH, VF
N/A
323 */U   

Complete Collection on Stockpages

1920-22, around to 300 mostly mint stamps, starting with Arms issue, then range of surcharges, the "key" values signed, but some of them looking dubious, continues with Pictorial, Warsaw and Parliament issues, as well as semi-postal and postage dues, apparently all stamps are presented, some in pairs or blocks, fresh quality, full OG or no gum as issued, VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6
sold
324  236-38
1915, Hall of Classics, $1, $2 and $5, set of three high values, first Peking printing, some faults mentioned, collectible quality overall, part of OG ($5 has no gum), F/VF appearance, C.v. $1,290
sold
325 */U   

Japanese Occupation of China
Mainly Mint Collection in a Red Stockbook

1941-45, almost 800 mostly mint stamps, representing issues of Kwangtung, Meng Chiang (inner Mongolia), North China Provinces of Honan, Hopei, Shansi, Shantung and Supeh, as well as issues for Shanghai and Nanking, described in German, some flaws should be expected, occasional gum problems possible, collectible quality material, mainly full/large part of OG or used, F/VF, high C.v.
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15
N/A
326 **   973-81
1949, Dr. Sun Yat-sen, silver yuan issue, 1c-500c, complete set of nine, nice condition, no gum as produced, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $1,042
sold
327 **   1041
1951, Allegory of Election, $2 blue green, imperforated souvenir sheet with inscription at sides, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $575
sold
328 **   1061-63
1952, Flying Geese, $10-$50, the third issue, complete set of three, nicely centered, fresh quality, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $3,150
sold
329 **   30
1950, black surcharge $20,000 on unissued Harvesters with Ox stamp of East China $10,000 red, centered to the top right, no gum as issued, NH, fine and guaranteed genuine, C.v. $575
sold
330 **   35-48
1950, black, red or blue surcharges on Sun Yat-sen stamps of Northeastern Provinces, $50/20c-$400/$300, complete set of 14, no gum as issued, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $463
sold
331 **   245a-48a
1955, Chinese Scientists, complete set of four souvenir sheets, perfect quality, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $240
sold
332 **   344a
1958, Heroes Monument, 8f scarlet, souvenir sheet of one, flawless quality, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $225
sold
333 **   357a
1958, Dramatist Kuan Han-ching, souvenir sheet of three stamps, size 131x100mm, beautiful quality without usual toned spots, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $400
sold
334 **   542-59
1960, Chrysanthemums, 4f-52f, complete set of 18, stamp of 8f (18-3) with spot offset on gum side, full original slightly creamy gum, NH, VF, C.v. $865
Click here to see the backside
sold
335 **   569-73
1961, 40th Anniversary of Communist Party, 4f-30f, complete set of five, fresh gold, minor offset on reverse of 8f stamp, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $328
sold
336 **   574-85
1961-71, Historical Buildings, 1f-50f, 1f-30f, 2f-52f, three complete definitive sets, the total is 26 stamps, second set with top right corner sheet margins, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $197.45
sold
337 **   612-14, 708-10
1962-63, Cranes and Giant Pandas, two complete sets of three, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $235
sold
338 **   620-27
1962, Stage Art of Mei Lan-fang, 8f-22f, complete set of eight, fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,705
sold
339 **   639-46
1962, Chinese Scientists, 4f-20f, complete set of eight, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $104
sold
340 **   684-95 imp
1963, Children's Day, 4f-20f, imperforated complete set of 12, nice margins all around, stamp of 8f (12-3) with slight offset on reverse, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $300
sold
341 **   760-65
1964, Views of Yenan, complete set of six, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $140
sold
342 **   767-81
1964, Peonies, 4f-52f, complete set of 15, stamp of 8f (15- 4) has tiny natural paper inclusion, nice quality, full original white gum, NH, VF, C.v. $450
sold
343 **   798a
1964, 15th Anniversary of the Republic, souvenir sheet, pin-point natural inclusion on the right margin, otherwise beautiful gold, appropriate size 154x114mm, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $2,900
1800.00
344 **   798b
1964, 15th Anniversary of the Republic, 8f multicolored, horizontal unfolded se-tenant strip of three, one stamp with minimal gold offset on gum side, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $275
sold
345 **   834-41
1965, Chingkang Mountains, 4f-52f, complete set of eight, flawless quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $275
sold
346 **   842-49
1965, People's Liberation Army, complete set of eight, post office fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $320
sold
347 **   859-62
1965, 20th Anniversary of the Victory in the World War II, complete set of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $167.50
sold
348 **   863-73
1965, Second National Games, 4f-43f, complete set of 11, flawless quality unit, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $385
sold
349 **   886-90
1965, Women Workers, complete set of five, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $137.50
sold
350 **   919
1966, Dr. Sun Yat-sen, 8f light buff and black brown, two singles, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $170
sold
351 **   930-35
1967, Soldier Hero Liu Ying-chun, complete set of six, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $330
sold
352 **   938, 943a, 948a
1967, Thoughts of Mao Tse-tung, two strips of five and a single, second stamp of the red strip with slight natural gum flow, both strips are unfolded and post office fresh with nice unoxidized gold, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $3,575
Click here to see the backside
sold
353 **   949-56
1967, "Mao Tse-tung is Our Great Teacher", complete set of eight, completely flawless condition, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,420
sold
354 **   957-59
1967, Mao Tse-tung's "Talks on Literature and Art", complete set of three, perfect condition without usual reversal offset, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $975
sold
355 **   961
1967, 46th Anniversary of Chinese Communist Party, 8f carmine, perfect quality the "key" value of the set, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $180
sold
356 **   981/1045, a
1967-70, Lin Piao's Statements, Red Book and Jin Xunhau in two color shades, the total is five stamps, full OG or no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $220
sold
357 **   982-90
1968, Mao's Directive for Revolutionary Literature and Art, complete set of nine, fresh and nice item, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,220
sold
358 **   996a
1968, Mao's Statements about Culture Revolution, 8f red, yellow and brown, horizontal unfolded se-tenant strip of five, perfectly preserved, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $5,250
sold
359 **   998
1968, Mao Tse-tung Going to An Yuan, 8f multicolored, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $180
sold
360 **   999
1968, Chairman Mao's Directive, 8f red and black brown, post office fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $225
sold
361 **   1001-04
1969, Yangtze Bridge, 4f-10f, complete set of four, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $102
sold
362 **   1005-06
1969, Piano Music, 8f multicolored, complete set of two, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $135
sold
363 **   1007-10, 1007a
1969, Agriculture Students, complete set of five, including Harvest stamp with omitted brown color, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $235
sold
364 **   1011-15, 1146
1969-70, Defense of Chen Pao-tao and Mounted Patrol, complete set of six, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $140
sold
365 **   1047-52
1970, Opera "Taking Tiger Mountain by Strategy", complete set of six, nice quality, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $182.50
sold
366 **   1080-83
1971, 30th Anniversary of the Albanian Communist Party, complete set of four, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $107.50
sold
367 **   1084-89
1972, 30th Anniversary of the Yenan Forum, complete set of six, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $150
sold
368 **   1090/193

Selection of "N" issues

1972-74, 57 mint never hinged stamps, forming 13 complete issues, including better items, such as Physical Culture, Ocean Freighters, Giant Pandas, two Table Tennis sets and etc., nice quality group, full OG or no gum as produced, NH, VF, C.v. is over $1,300
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sold
369 **   1255-70
1976, 4th Five-Year Plan, 8f multicolored, complete set of 16, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $179
sold
370 **   1383a
1978, National Science Conference, souvenir sheet of three with simulated perforation, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $400
sold
371 **   1399
1978, Galloping Horses, $5 multicolored, souvenir sheet of one, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $525
sold
372 **   1433
1978, Flying Fairies, $3 multicolored, souvenir sheet of one, fresh gold, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $300
sold
373 **   1492
1979, Riccone Philatelic Exhibition, gold overprint on Great Wall, $2 multicolored, souvenir sheet, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $600
sold
374 **   1904
1984, "Six Beauties", $2 multicolored, souvenir sheet of one, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $180
sold
375 **   M1

Military stamps

1953, Red Star, $800 yellow, rose and red, fresh condition, no gum as issued, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $300
sold
376 **   1L133-35

Northeast China

1949, Trade Union Conference, $500- $35,000, complete set of three reprints, nicely centered, no gum as produced, NH, VF, C.v. $579
sold
377 **   4L65a-68

Northwest People's Post

1949, Mao Tse-tung and Great Wall, imperforated complete set of four, including error $200 instead of $50, excellent condition, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $245
sold
378 **   

Beautiful Collection in Green Stockbook

1949-80, several hundred mint never hinged stamps and one souvenir sheet, all in complete issues with modest duplication, starting with 26 definitive sets, then "C", "S" and several Culture Revolution issues, continued with early "J" and "T" numbers, occasional flaws possible, generally very nice quality unit, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. is very close to $10,000
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16
sold
379 **   C11 fn

Air Post stamps

1920, Compania Colombiana, (10c) gray green and (10c) brownish red, two vertical side margin se-tenant pairs, one stamp has tiny gum wrinkle, very fresh condition, no gum as produced, NH, VF, C.v. $240++
115.00
380 **   C38-50, CF1
1923-28, Seaplane over Magdalena River and Bogota Cathedral, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, including registration stamp, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $817.40 as hinged singles
345.00
381    CLA27

SCADTA Flight cover

1924, mixed franking cover from Hamburg to Bogota, franked by five German adhesives and Colombian 30c blue with "A" overprint in horizontal strip of four, upon surface arrival to Colombia posted to Flight "Barranquilla - Girardot" and then for ground delivery to Bogota, underpaid and marked "T. 0.30", arrival ds, minor conveyance flaws, still F/VF, mounted on page from a Collection
115.00
382    

Temporary Ice - Airmail Service Postal History Collection

1940-42, 19 flown covers, some nicely illustrated with map and flight itinerary, each one well described on stockpages, delivered by Danish Air Forces or German aircraft, franked by air post stamps, bearing all appropriate markings, VF, and rarely offered material, ex-Luening
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
575.00
383 **   14
1919, violet handstamp "Eesti Post" over 10k on 7k light blue, right margin single, perfect quality item, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, only 45 stamps were issued, expertized by V. Nemvalz, Mi#6A, 2,200 as hinged, Scott C.v. $1,500
sold
384 */U   

Intact Valuable Accumulation on Stockpages

1918-41, about 750 mint and used stamps and six souvenir sheets, starting with Tallinn issue with many signed stamps, but in our opinion only two or three values are genuine, continues with singles and blocks of regular stamps, airpost surcharges (two high values are forgeries), nice material thereafter with many NH stamps and souvenir sheets, and finally approximately 150 stamps of German Occupation issues of the World War I and II (Elva overprints look dubious), minor flaws should be expected, mostly F/VF and high potential lot, legitimate C.v. is about $2,500
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
sold
385  13
1873, Coat of Arms, 10p black, printed on pale buff vertically laid paper, serpentine roulette type III, strong color and all perforation tips intact, full OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce in such condition, Lappe #7b III, 750
sold
386 */U   

Mainly Russian Finland Collection

1857-1943, 330 mint and used stamps, arranged in a red stockbook, starting with Arms and serpentine types, which are mainly with defected perforation (not counted), then included some valuable items such as No.36-37 (used), No.56-58 (mint), No.69 (used), better cancellations and etc., continues with group of local stamps, mixed condition on early material, mainly nice and fresh thereafter, full/large part of OG or used, F/VF, C.v. is well over $4,000
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
sold
387  

Karelia, North Ingermanland and other Finnish issues

1919-41, 95 mostly mint stamps, including Karelian Bear, complete set of 15, both issues of North Ingermanland, including some valuable imperfs of the second set, Aunusover prints (high values appear dubious) and Eastern Karelia issues, occasional flaws possible, generally nice quality unit, full/part of OG, F/VF
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2, 3, 4
sold
388 **   611/1224
1948-68, Polar Expeditions, 15fr indigo, horizontal imperforated pair and a single (1948), imperforated epreuve de luxe of 40c in greenish blue and red brown, in addition horizontal imperforated pair trial color proofs(1968), as well as Birds, imperforated complete set of four, all items with full OG, NH, proof sheet has no gum as issued, VF, Dallay C.v. 745++
160.00
389  616/20
1949, Arms of French Provinces, set of four compound artist's proofs, each one with three designs in black-and-white, printed on thin card (2fr) or chalky paper (10c, 50c and 4fr), each one is signed by artist at the bottom, all are fresh and VF
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290.00
390 **   B3-10

Semi - Postal issues

1917-19, War Orphans Fund, 2c+3c- 5f+5f, complete set of eight, excellent quality unit, full OG, NH, mostly VF (especially high values) and scarce in this premium quality, A. von der Weid certificate for #B7-10,Yvert #148-55, 9,000
Click here to see the certificate
N/A
391 **  Yv 4-5

Military Air Post

1943, boxed overprint "Par Avion. Batiment de Ligne. Richelieu" on Mauritania postage stamps of 2fr and 3fr, complete set of two, the last one with rounded top right corner, full OG, NH, VF, both with Sanabria guarantee hs on reverse, C.v. 1,100
170.00
392 **/*  Yv 6-7
1943, boxed overprint "Par Avion. Batiment de Ligne. Richelieu" on Senegal postage stamps of 1fr and 1.75fr, complete set of two, full OG, NH or previously hinged (No.7), VF, each stamp with expert's guarantee hs, C.v. 1,300
sold
393  

Air Post Charity stamps

1946, Lyon Air Propaganda Vignette, 20fr light blue and gray, complete sheet of 20 (5x4), numbered at the bottom with No.058 of 250 sheets issued, officially signed, full OG, NH, VF
230.00
394 **/*   C1-6 imp

Algeria
Air Post stamps

1946, Airplane over Algiers Harbor, imperforated complete set of six in vertical pairs, full OG, NH or LH (top stamps), VF, Dallay #A1-6, 250 as hinged singles
sold
395 **   C18A-18O

Indochina
Air Post stamps

1942-43, Airplane, Vichy issue, set of 14 values without denomination (missing stamp of (69c ultra) for completion, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF and rare group, each stamp expertized by A. Brun, Dallay #PA27a/41a, 3,530
sold
396    186, 194, 204

New Caledonia

July 21-24, First Pan American Airways Flight cover from Noumea to San Francisco, addressed to Honolulu, three overprinted values franking, green cachet of flight itinerary, Pan Am violet confirmation marking, San Francisco drop and Honolulu arrival ds, VF
160.00
397  32-44

Obock

1892, Bristol Printing card proofs with simulated perforation, 1c-1fr, complete set of 13, top sheet margin copies, no gum as produced, NH, VF
460.00
398 **   209 var

Saint Pierre and Miquelon

1941, inverted black overprint "France Libre/F. N. F. L." on Fishing Steamer of 40c deep blue and dark brown, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, pencil signed by J.A. Fox, Yvert #237A, 2,100
sold
399 **   235 var
1941, inverted black overprint "France Libre/F. N. F. L." on Port St. Pierre of 65c brown, right sheet margin single, full OG, NH, VF, expertized by R. Calves, P. Roumet certificate, Yvert #259A, 1,890
sold
400 **   238 var
1941, inverted black overprint "France Libre/F. N. F. L." on Tortue Lighthouse of 90c ultra, full OG, NH, VF, Yvert #262A, 2,100
sold
401 **   279 var
1941, inverted black overprint "France Libre/F. N. F. L." on New York World's Fair of 2.25fr ultra, full OG, NH, VF and rare, pencil signed by J.A. Fox, Yvert #282A, 3,080
920.00
402 **   280-99
1941, Dog Team, Port St. Pierre, Tortue Lighthouse, Soldiers' Bay, black overprint "Noel 1941. France Libre. F.N.F.L." on 10c-3fr and surcharges 10fr/10c and 20fr/90c, complete set of 20, post office fresh quality unit, full OG, NH, VF, H. Gauthier certificate, Yvert #212B-31B, 4,270, Scott C.v. $2,547 as hinged
sold
403  389-92, 423-28
1969-73, Sea Animals and Sea Birds, two complete sets of four and six epreuves de luxe respectively, no gum as produced, NH, VF, Dallay #400-03, 434-39, 690
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sold
404 ** P  408-11 imp
1971, Deep-Sea Fishing Fleet, imperforated complete set of four and complete set of four epreuves de luxe, full OG, NH or no gum as produced, VF, Dallay #419-22, 725
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sold