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Lots 222 - 404,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #73, May 19, 2017. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Net Price
222 **   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. $222.50
sold
223 **   982-90
1968, Mao's Directive for Revolutionary Literature and Art, complete set of nine, fresh and flawless quality unit, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,310
sold
224 **   991
1968, Mao's Statement to Support Afro-Americans, 8f red, gold and red brown, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $300
sold
225 **   996a
1968, Mao's Statements about Culture Revolution, 8f red, yellow and brown, horizontal se-tenant strip of five, slightly folded along vertical perforation, nice quality otherwise, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $5,750 for an unfolded strip
sold
226 **   998
1968, Mao Tse-tung Going to An Yuan, 8f multicolored, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $250
sold
227 **   999
1968, Chairman Mao's Directive, 8f red and black brown, nice condition, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $260
sold
228 **   1001-04
1969, Yangtze Bridge, 4f-10f, complete set of four, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $102
sold
229 **   1005-06
1969, Piano Music, 8f multicolored, complete set of two, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $135
sold
230 **   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
231 **   1011-15, 1046
1969-70, Defense of Chen Pao-tao and Mounted Patrol, complete set of six, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $140
sold
232 **   1011a
1969, Armed Forces, 8f multicolored, bayonets omitted variety, fresh and nice, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $300
sold
233 **   1047/214

Collection of "N" Numbers

1971-73, 95 stamps forming 21 complete issues, including Opera, Paris Commune, Communist Party (three singles instead of a strip), Albania, Sports, Pandas, Industrial Products and etc., nice condition, full OG or no gum as issued, NH, mostly VF, C.v. is over $3,000
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sold
234 **   1047-52
1970, Opera "Taking Tiger Mountain by Strategy", complete set of six, all with sheet margins, fresh quality, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $200
sold
235 **   1054-57
1971, Centenary of the Paris Commune, 4f-22f, complete set of four, nice condition, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $336
sold
236 **   1067-75
1971, 50th Anniversary of the Chinese Communist Party, 4f-22f, complete set of nine, including top inscribed margin unfolded strip of three, post office fresh, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $452.50
sold
237 **   1084-88
1972, 30th Anniversary of the Yenan Forum, complete set of six, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $150
sold
238 **   1095-99
1972, Ocean Freighters, complete set of four, nice quality, no gum as produced, NH, VF, C.v. $157.50
sold
239 **   1103
1972, Wang Chin-hsi, 8f multicolored, block of four, post office fresh and unfolded, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $260++
sold
240 **   1222-27
1975, Wushu Exercises, complete set of six in vertical tete-beche pairs, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $120
sold
241 **   1383a
1978, National Science Conference, souvenir sheet of three with simulated perforation, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $475
sold
242 **   1399
1978, Galloping Horses, $5 multicolored, souvenir sheet of one, fresh and nice, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $575
sold
243 **   1433
1978, Flying Fairies, $3 multicolored, souvenir sheet of one, nice gold, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $300
sold
244 **   1452
1978, Hsiang-kiang River Bridge, $2 multicolored, souvenir sheet of one, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $325
sold
245 **   1483
1979, Great Wall, $2 multicolored, souvenir sheet of one, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $145
sold
246 **   1492
1979, Riccone Philatelic Exhibition, gold overprint on Great Wall, $2 multicolored, souvenir sheet, nice condition, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $650
sold
247 **   1518
1979, Girl Studying Sciences, $2 multicolored, souvenir sheet of one, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,600
sold
248 **   1541
1979, Hong Kong Philatelic Exhibition, gold overprint on Camellias $2 multicolored, souvenir sheet of one, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $450
sold
249 **   1573
1980, Qi Baishi Paintings, $2 multicolored, souvenir sheet of one, nice quality practically without usual offset, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $290
sold
250 **   1586
1980, Year of the Monkey, 8f multicolored, nice unoxidized gold, minimal offset on gum side, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,800
sold
251 **   1617
1980, Lotus, $1 multicolored, souvenir sheet of one, nice and choice, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $300
sold
252 **   1761
1981, Baoyu and Daiyu, $2 multicolored, souvenir sheet of one, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $260
sold
253 **   1901-03, 1904
1984, "Beauties", 8f-70f and $2, complete set of three and souvenir sheet of one, in addition FDC bearing souvenir sheet, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $248++
Click here to see Part 2
sold
254 SB   1647a (SB3)

Stamp Booklets

1981, Year of the Cock, 8f multicolored, complete unexploded booklet containing pane of 12 stamps, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $300
sold
255 SB   SB2/18

Collection

1980-91, Dolphin, Fairy Tales, New Year and etc. group of 16 different unexploded booklets (missing No.1 and No.13 for completion), excellent quality unit, VF
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2, 3, 4, 5
sold
256 **   M1

Military stamps

1953, Red Star, $800 yellow, rose and red, nice centering, no gum as produced, NH, VF, C.v. $300
sold
257 **   1L133-35

Northeast China

1949, Trade Union Conference, $500-$35,000, complete set of three reprints, very well centered, no gum as produced, NH, VF, C.v. $579
sold
258 **   2L68, 2L70-71

Port Arthur and Dairen

1949, 32nd Anniversary of Russian Revolution, 10y blue green, and 70th Birthday of J. Stalin, 20y and 35y, complete set of two, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $280
sold
259 **   

Valuable Collection

1949-68, over seven hundred mostly mint never hinged stamps and two souvenir sheets, representing 'no gum' issues with nice presentation of early original printings, practically all gummed two/three-stamp issues and some better sets of later period, we mention some usual gum problems on issues of 1960-64, nice quality unit overall, mainly full OG (two sets are CTO) or no gum as issued, F/VF or better, C.v. is over $11,500
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
sold
260 **   

Collection of "J" and "T" Numbers

1972-89, over 800 mint never hinged stamps and 16 souvenir sheets, arranged by Chinese Cat. in red stockbook, including all valuable sets (no expensive souvenir sheets and Golden Monkey), premium condition, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. is well over $3,000
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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
sold
261  10-13
1899, Coat of Arms, complete set of four, printed on horizontally laid paper, neat Rethymnon cancellation, 1m blue cancelled on a piece, fresh and VF, C.v. $304
115.00
262  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
263 */U   14-31
1899, Poseidon's Trident without Stars, 1m, 2m and 1g in six different colors, complete set of 18, 12 unused and 6 used, two stamps with small faults, full/part of OG or used, F/VF, C.v. $2,500 (defected stamps not counted)
575.00
264 */U   35-46
1899, Poseidon Trident with Stars, 1m, 2m and 1g in four different colors, complete set of 12, two unused and ten used, one stamp has small faults, part of OG or used, F/VF, C.v. $263
85.00
265  36/46 var
1899, Poseidon's Trident with Stars, set of five different values without control handstamp, large part of OG (3) or unused, no gum, mostly VF, Karamitsos C. v. €427
85.00
266 **   37, var
1899, Poseidon's Trident with Stars, 1gr blue, two blocks of four, one of which without control markings, the other one has right stamps with dot in " S" variety, full OG, NH, VF
115.00
267 **/*   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
268  80
1905, Zeus as Bull Abducting Europa, imperforated composite proof of 1d in light blue and black, central design is affixed over, printed on medium thick paper, no gum as produced, VF, P. Holcombe certificate stated:"This issue colour proof without perforation is very scarce, a few are known"
460.00
269  B37

Semi - Postal issues

1943, Croatian Legion in Russia, trial printing souvenir sheet of four in issued colors on thin grayish paper, slightly disturbed full OG, NH, VF, expertized by Dr. Rommerskirchen
110.00
270  B40
1943, Philatelic Exhibition in Zagreb, imperforated proof of souvenir sheet 18k+9k in black brown (issued color), printed on thick yellow paper, so-called Japanese paper, no gum as produced, NH, VF and scarce item from a Ministerial Album
sold
271  B60-62
1944, 3rd Anniversary of Croatian Independence, imperforated trial color proofs in vertical sheet margin pairs, three colors for each value, the total is 18 proofs, full OG, NH, VF
230.00
272 **   J6 var

Postage Due stamps

1941, 0.50k carmine lake, vertical pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF
sold
273  250
1938, Cathedral at Kosice, die proof of unaccepted design in red, no value indicated, printed on thin card, no gum as produced, VF
sold
274 **/U   556, 719, 1134

Group of Souvenir Sheets

1952-62, Philatelic Exhibitions in Bratislava of 1952 and in Prague of 1955 and 1962, six souvenir sheets, including two CTO, fresh quality, full OG, NH or LH (1), VF, C.v. $393
Click here to see Part 2
70.00
275 (*)   2527 var
1984, Los Angeles Olympic Games, 1k multicolored, unissued stamp due to boycott of the Games by Communist countries, minor usual corner flaws, unused, no gum as always exists, VF and rare, vast majority of these stamps were destroyed, J. Majer certificate, Yvert #2600 var, €7,500
1150.00
276  2b/175a

Used Selection

1851-1924, 29 used stamps, including classics of No.2b, 5, 6, two examples of Post Office Building 5kr dark red , as well as Kings issue in se-tenant blocks and singles, fresh quality, mostly VF, C.v. $918
115.00
277 **   273-77
1947, 50th Anniversary of Postal Service, 10c-70c, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $315++
sold
278   Mi U4
1889, stationery envelope 5c bluish green, size 152x118mm, additionally overprinted with portrait of Russian Emperor Alexander III and Double-Headed Eagle in 1894, then framed with black ink in 1896after Alexander's death, nice quality item, unused, VF
N/A
279    
1896-1901, French-Russian Alliance, two postcards showing portraits of Russian Emperor Nicholas II and Presidents of France Felix Faure and Emile Loubet, banners are in the middle, one is in sepia, the other one - multicolored, fresh, unused, VF
85.00
280  2146 var
1989, Soviet Union - France Joint Space Flight, 3.60fr multicolored, epreuve de luxe with control color line, contains stamp with missing yellow color (rising sun and flags), no gum as produced, NH, VF and extremely rare, only handful exists of these error sheets, Dallay #2573a, €9,000 (for a stamp without yellow color)
N/A
281 **   

Air Post stamps

1920, black overprint "Meeting Aeronautique. De Buc. October 1920." on Georges Guynemer multicolored air post label, bottom sheet margin plate No. block of four, perfectly centered, minor marginal separation, full OG, NH, VF, Dallay C.v. €240++
85.00
282 **   Dallay #8-9

Military Air Post

1943, boxed overprint "Par Avion. Batiment de Ligne. Richelieu" on Mauritania postage stamps of 2fr and 3fr, complete set of two, full OG, VF, C.v. €1,150
sold
283  191-96

Algeria

1945, Iris, 80c-3fr, black overprint "Algerie", complete set of six epreuves de luxe, approximate size 140x120mm, punches at the bottom, each one with a protective leaf, fresh quality, no gum as produced, NH, VF
Click the numbers below to see additional images:
2, 3, 4
115.00
284 */U   

French Morocco
Assemblage of Local Post issues

1891 -99, 36 mostly mint stamps, representing issues of Mazagan in Morocco, Tanger in Fez, Mazagan in Marrakesh, Tanger in Arzila and etc., in addition 16stamps of Spanish Tanger, minor flaws should be expected, collectible quality unit, F/VF, C.v. is about €1,600
Click here to see Part 2
230.00
285 **   423-28

Saint Pierre and Miquelon

1973, Birds, 6c-90c, complete set of six epreuves de luxe, no gum as issued, NH, VF, Dallay #434-39, €210
Click here to see Part 2
85.00
286  1

Somali Coast

1894, black overprint "DJ" on Obock stamp of 5c green and red on greenish paper, nicely cancelled "Djibouti 2. Jul. 94", fresh and VF, C.v. $140
sold
287 **   275-82
1959, Fishes, 1fr-60fr, imperforated complete set in corner sheet margin plate No. blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, Dallay #294-301, €440++
Click here to see Part 2
170.00
288 **   

Southern and Antarctic Territories

1948-73, Air post overprint on Madagascar, Fishes and Insects, three complete issues, all are in corner sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. €612
Click here to see Part 2, Click here to see Part 3
sold
289 **   

Selection of Imperforated issues

1972-93, 55 mint never hinged stamps in singles, pairs and blocks, including two complete panes of ten, including #C26-27 and other valuable items, post office fresh quality unit, full OG, NH,VF, C.v. is about €2,000
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
sold
290 **   150-51 var

Tunisia

1941, black surcharge 1f on 1.25f carmine and on 1.40f lilac, two sheet margin horizontal pairs, left stamp of each pair without surcharge, full OG, NH, VF, Dallay #227c-28d, €1,150
170.00
291 **/*   

Selection of Better Postage, Semi-Postal and Air Post Stamps with Varieties

1915-59, over one hundred mostly mint stamps (one nicely cancelled block of #C2), highlights included #B1-13, B20-36, B54-73 x2, C17-20 x2and etc., generally nice condition with just a few insignificant flaws mentioned, full/large part of OG, NH or previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. is about $1,550
Click the numbers below to see additional images:
2, 3, 4
290.00
292  141-48

Wallis & Futuna Islands

1946, Tiki Design, surcharged issue, 50c/5c-15fr/2.50fr, complete set of eight ministerial epreuves de luxe, printed on thin cards, embossed official Ministry of the Colonies seal at the top right, no gum as issued, mostly VF, only a few complete sets were produced
Click the numbers below to see additional images:
2, 3, 4
N/A
293  

Nice Collection

1920-49, 225 mint stamps, representing postage, semi-postal and due issues, apparently complete for the period, including France Libre overprints over Timbre Taxe issue of 1930, neatly mounted on French album pages, fresh, full OG, mainly LH, VF, C.v. is over $1,650
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
sold
294 **   

French Colonies
Group of Errors

1949-80, 21 mint never hinged stamps and nine proofs, representing wrong date of overprint on Mali stamp, different overprint types on Mauritania, red instead black overprints on Niger, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF
Click here to see Part 2
115.00
295 **   

Collection of Imperforated issues

1959-85, 209 mint never hinged stamps, five souvenir sheets and one epreuve de luxe, representing issues of 16 different countries, nice range of various topical material, some items individually priced up to $50 and higher, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF and high potential unit
Click the numbers below to see additional images:
2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
345.00
296 */U   1-18, var

The Vadim Ustinovsky Collection
National and Queen Thamar issues

1919-21, about 300 mint and used stamps, starting with Imperial stamps used on territory of Georgian Gubernias, then Coat of Arms issue, including eight proofs, continues with Queen Thamar issue, National Guard and De Jure sets, several blocks with "sleeping Thamar" and "inverted text" varieties, as well as some Georgian Levant stamps and etc., vast majority is in nice condition, full OG/no gum as issued or used, VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
sold
297 */U   26-30

Soviet issue

1922, Soldier, Peasant, Industry and Agriculture, 21 mostly used perforated stamps, eight mint imperforated stamps, cover locally sent in Batum, franked by complete imperforated set of five, in addition 16imperforated trial color proofs, nice quality, mostly VF
Click here to see Part 2, Click here to see Part 3
sold
298 **/*   51, a

Surcharges on National and Soviet issues

1923, blue surcharge 75,000r on 1k orange, horizontal imperforated pair, right stamp with second line of surcharge shifted to the left, full OG, NH or LH, VF
sold
299 */U   36/55, B1-4

Surcharges Collection and Group of Semi-Postal issues

1922-23, approximately 180 mint and used stamps, including black typographic, black and violet handstamped surcharges on Georgian and Imperial stamps, numerous surcharge varieties, nice range of cancellations; in addition 51 semi-postal perforated and imperforated stamps, including four proofs and seven stamps without overprints, nice quality assemblage, mostly VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
sold
300  

Revenue stamps

1918-21, Judicial stamps, 50k-100r, imperforated complete set of six, in addition nine perforated or imperforated fiscal stamps, fresh quality, full OG or no gum as issued, VF
sold
301 **   1-6, 13-15 var

Consular Post in Constantinople

1921, surcharges in red, blue or black on National issue, perforated complete set of 14, full OG, NH, VF
sold
302 **   1 var
1921, red surcharge 1pi on Arms 10k blue, vertical pair, bottom stamp has inverted surcharge forming tete-beche pair, centered to the right, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
sold
303 **   2 var
1921, black surcharge 4pi on Arms 40k orange red, bottom sheet margin vertical pair, top stamp has inverted surcharge forming tete-beche pair, full OG, NH, VF
N/A
304 **   13 var
1921, black surcharge 20pi on Queen Thamar 2r red brown, vertical pair, top stamp with inverted surcharge forming tete-beche pair, gum wrinkle at the top right, full OG, NH, F/VF and rare
sold
305 **   7-12, 16-18
1921, surcharges in red or black on National issue, imperforated complete set of nine, stamp of 3r with horizontal crease at the bottom, otherwise full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare, reportedly only ten sets were produced
sold
306  1-6, 13-15
1921, trial surcharges in opposite colors on National issue, perforated set of 12, one stamp with favor cancellation, full OG, NH, mostly VF and scarce group
sold
307  2
1921, trial red surcharge 4pi on 40k orange red, horizontal pair, left stamp with double surcharge, right one with inverted surcharge, full OG, VLH (perforation reinforcement), VF and a spectacular item
sold
308  4
1872, Embossed Imperial Eagle, 1gr rose, block of four, boxed Hanover ds, minimal paper wrinkles, fresh quality, F/VF, Mi #4, €450
sold
309 Mi 85-86 II V
1915, Germania, 5pf green and 10pf carmine, complete set of two imperforated horizontal pairs, trial printing on yellow grayish paper without watermark, no gum as issued, NH, VF and scarce, old-time expert's hs, C.v. €600++
220.00
310  224/29
1922-23, definitive issue, trial printing of 20m, 30m, 40m and 100m on grayish thick paper, bottom sheet margin imperforated singles, no gum as produced, VF
110.00
311 **   514 var
1941-44, Hitler's Head, 15pf brown lake, top sheet margin single with a spectacular pre-printing paper fold, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #789 var, the similar errors of this set priced in the Cat. for €450-500
85.00
312 **   1147 var
1974, Soccer World Cup in Munich, 40pf multicolored, yellow color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, expertized by H.-D. Schlegel, Mi #812F, €1,500
sold
313 **   B19-22

Semi - Postal issues

1927, President Hindenburg, 8pf- 50pf, complete set in blocks of four, two high values in top left corner margin blocks, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #403-06, €400++
sold
314 **   B28-32
1929, Arms of German Cities, 5+2pf-50+40pf, complete set in blocks of four, all but low value with bottom sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #430-34, €960++
sold
315 **   B148-59
1939-41, Reich Postal Employees' Fund, two complete sets of 12 and 6, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #702-13, 773-78, €165
sold
316 **  Mi MHB29

Positional Sheets (Markenheftchenbogen)

1933, Hindenburg, 6pf dark green, complete gutter tete-beche sheet of 80 stamps and 20 labels, slightly folded along perforation, minor marginal flaws as always, full OG,NH, VF and scarce, C.v. €2,000
430.00
317 **  Mi 479/910, Dienst #132-77

Third Reich Collection in Green Stockbook

1933-45, intact as received collection of over 400 mint never hinged stamps and four souvenir sheets, representing postage, semi-postal, air post and postage due stamps, nothing very expensive, but neat and very fresh assemblage, full OG, NH, mostly VF, Mi C.v. is about €5,600
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
sold
318  

Propaganda Picture Postcards

1939, Nazi Party Congress at Nurnberg, six different proofs of postcards, printed on thick white paper and affixed over an old print, two cards with control line on right or bottom margin, one with chalk spots at the bottom, fresh, VF and rare group
Click here to see Part 2, Click here to see Part 3
545.00
319 **   5N41, a

Baden

1949, Constance Cathedral, 30pf dark blue, two stamps of the first and second issues, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #46 I, II, €676
170.00
320 **  Mi 26a IKU-28a IKU

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern

1945, Child Welfare, imperforated complete set of three in vertical tete-beche pairs (head to head), perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF, expertized by A. Mathis & Co., C.v. €6,000
sold
321 **   10NB11

Soviet Zone of Occupation

1949, Goethe, souvenir sheet of one, full OG on stamp only, NH, VF, Block 6, €220
70.00
322 **   B21a var

East Germany
Semi-Postal issues

1950, DEBRIA Philatelic Exhibition, souvenir sheet of two, white spot behind "1950" at the top right variety, full OG, NH, VF, the similar errors priced €600-900 in Michel Cat.
Click here to see enlarged fragment
sold
323 **   1a, 2

German Occupation issues during the World War I

Catalogued by Michel-Spezial 2016

Dorpat

1918, black surcharges 20pf on 10k and 40pf on 20k, complete panes of 25, slightly folded along perforation, nice quality unit, full OG, NH, VF and rare multiples, each stamp with Dr. Duntsch expert's hs, C.v. €5,000 as singles
1380.00
324  3Bb, 4Bab

Libau

1919, two stamps with diagonal overprint "Libau" on 15pf violet in red, and on 20pf violet blue in violet, full OG, hinged, VF, expertized by Dr. Hochstadter and P. Kosack, C.v. €620
220.00
325  

Propaganda Labels against Great Britain

1915-17, Submarines, with text at the top "Gott Strafe England" (God Punish England), three oval labels, colored embossing on aluminum foil (2) or on thick paper, full OG, NH, VF
sold
326 **/*   119 var

Danzig

1923, Coat of Arms, 500m gray and red, vertical position of "webbing" watermark, block of four, full OG, NH or VLH (top right stamp), VF, APEX certificate, Mi #144X, €1,680++
400.00
327 **   120 var
1923, Coat of Arms, 1000m brown and red, vertical position of "webbing" watermark, top sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, APEX certificate, Mi #145X, €3,600++
860.00
328 **   J29 fn

Postage Due stamps

1923, black unissued surcharge 1000(m) on 100m deep violet, top right corner margin imprint block of four, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #I/I, €1,400++
345.00
329 **   O11 var

Official stamps

1921, black overprint "D M" on 80(pf) black violet and carmine, top left corner sheet margin block of eight (2x4), printed on doubled paper, two stamps at the bottom right showing border between double and single paper, full OG, NH (one stamp is LH), VF and extremely rare multiple
575.00
330 **   N58 var

Memel

1923, inverted surcharge 30c on 500m lilac, surcharge type II, left sheet margin single, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, only four stamps of type II are possible in a printer's sheet, expertized by Dr. Petersen, Mi #175 KII, €2,250
460.00
331 **/*   1-60, PM1-9, 5P

Catalogued by Michel Spezial 2016

Laibach (Ljubljana)
Collection

1944-45, 70 mint stamps forming complete collection (no unissued stamps), representing six complete issues and one proof of postage due stamp, nice condition, full OG, mainly NH (definitive issue, dues and two other stamps are LH), VF, approximate C.v. is €2,500
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sold
332 **   3-6, var

Litauen (Lithuania)

1941, black overprint "Nepriklausoma Lietuva 1941-VI-23" on 10k, 15k, 20k and 30k, all are in irregular top right corner sheet margin blocks of nine, marginal inscriptions, stamp on position 18 with broken"o" variety, full OG, NH, VF
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sold
333  11

Russland (Russia) - Pleskau (Pskov)

1941, Pskov Castle, two imperforated die proofs of 60k in black, printed on white or pink cards, approximate size 73x105mm, no gum as produced, NH, VF, C.v. €300
sold
334 **/*   1-18, Blocks 1/4

Collection

1941-42, 20 mint stamps, four complete sheets of ten, presenting all existing varieties, five souvenir sheets (two with scratches on one stamp, counted as three singles) and two covers; starting with surcharges on Hindenburg and Soviet definitive stamps (properly expertized), then perforated and imperforated Coat of Arms, Castle and Madonna issues, full OG, NH or LH (early surcharges and a few other stamps), F/VF, C.v. €7,150
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
sold
335 **   20 (I-IV)

Zara

1943, black overprint "Deutsche Besetzung Zara" on Italian definitive stamp of 50c violet with propaganda labels, complete set of four, types I and II, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. €280
sold
336 **   35-36 (I-IV)
1943, black overprint "Zara" with obliterating bars on Italian definitive stamps of 25c green and 30c dark brown, each one with four different propaganda labels, complete set of eight, types I and II, full OG, NH, VF, expertized by G. Krischke, C.v. $360
sold
337 **/*   1/36

Collection

1943, 49 mint stamps, all are in complete issues, representing various types of overprints, several ones of scarce III type (all properly expertized), stamp of 2L (No.31) with "Dcutsche" variety, fresh quality, full OG, mainly NH (six stamps are LH), VF and scarce assemblage, C.v. €5,900
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sold
338 **/*   IX-XIV

Flamische (Flemish) Legion

1943, Emperors, +5fr-+100fr, complete set in miniature sheets of four, each one numbered at the top right, full OG, NH or LH (right stamp of each sheet), VF, C.v. €730 as single stamps
sold
339 **   IV B PFII

Nationales Indien (National India)

1943, Nurse, 3a deep rose, right sheet margin horizontal imperforated strip of three, left stamp with a white spot close to nurse's, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. €200++
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sold
340 **   27

British Propaganda Forgeries Against Nazi Germany

1943, Air Field Post, no value indicated in blue, comb perforation 12 3/4, bottom right corner sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, an issued German stamp is added for comparison, C.v. €600++
230.00
341  201
1919, Soviet issue, Gyorgy Dozsa, black and white photo-proof of 10f, unissued denomination, size 32x38mm, mounted in a folder, fresh quality, VF and rare
115.00
342  601-16B imp
1943-45, Great Personalities and Crown, 1f-5p, imperforated complete set of 18, all are top left corner margin singles, full OG, several NH (hinged on margin) or LH, VF, C.v. $150
sold
343 **   C95, CB13-14

Air Post stamps

1951, 80th Anniversary of the first postage stamp, imperforated complete set of three souvenir sheets, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $550
115.00
344 **   C128 imp
1953, blue "London - Wembley" overprint on 2fo pale green and orange brown, nice margins imperforated single, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $300
85.00
345 **   

Selection of Souvenir Sheets

1948-61, 14 perforated and imperforated sheets, 75th Anniversary of the UPU, Stamp Day of 1951, Philatelic Exhibition in Budapest of 1961 and etc., fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $745
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sold
346  Persiphila #C23a
1909, Coronation of Ahmad Shah, unissued design essay of 3c green with gold border, center is inverted, printed on vertically laid paper, full OG, LH, VF
sold
347 **   744-59
1929, Reza Shah Pahlavi, 1c-3t, complete set of 16, many with sheet margins, fresh quality, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $945 as hinged
sold
348  
1921, First Anniversary of the Republic, 3ch-24ch, perforated complete set of five, original printing, appropriate Enzeli "6.VIII.21" date stamp on a piece, mounted on page from the Vadim Ustinovsky Collection with detailed description, VF and rare
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sold
349 **   

Interim Period

1948, Palestine KKL JNF Sports 5m brown, sheet of 16 stamps without top margin and three Immigrant Ship stamps of 10m green (one without denomination), all with red Tel-Aviv overprints, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, sold as is
170.00
350 */U   Bale #29-31, 32-34 var

Proposed Jewish State and Negev Pipeline Issues

1948, 42 mint or used stamps and five sheets of ten, many with "no value" variety, Haifa and Tel Aviv provisional handstamps (some questionable), two cancelled pieces, mainly fresh condition with occasional flaws mentioned, full OG, NH or previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. is about $4,800 for recorded in the Cat. items
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2, 3, 4
1150.00
351 **/*   Bale 35-41 b, c, d

Parachutists

1948, 10m, four complete sets in blue, olive (2) and brown, overprinted by Tel Aviv or Haifa, two blue stamps with slight gum crease, fresh quality overall, full OG, NH or LH (set in brown), mostly VF, C.v. $330 (w/o set in brown, which is not listed in Bale)
170.00
352  169a-70a
1923, Alessandro Manzoni issue, 1L blue and black, 5L lilac and black, set of two imperforated singles, the last one with right sheet margin, it has tiny toned spots at the top left, full OG, NH (1L, but with gum soaks on the left margin) or hinged, VF looking unit, Caffaz and PF certificates, C.v. $1,450
N/A
353 **   418 fn
1941, Hitler and Mussolini, 10c dark brown, 20c orange red and 25c green, unissued complete in bottom sheet margin vertical gutter blocks of four, lightly folded along the gutter, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #457A/C, €1,450++
sold
354 **   C42-47

Air Post stamps and covers

1933, Graf Zeppelin issue, 3L-20L, complete set of six, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $330
sold
355    C48-49
1933, Squadron Flight Rome-Chicago, 5.25L+19.75L and 5.25L+44.75L, two triptychs overprinted "Rovi" and "Bian" respectively used on registered flown covers, each one with blue confirmation cachet and all appropriate markings, VF and scarce flawless set, Sassone #51R, 52B, €8,500, Scott C.v. $6,000
sold
356 */U   Sassone #1/12

Merano

1918, Numerals and Coat of Arms, five stamps, No.1, 4, 7 and 12 x2, four of which with appropriate Algund cancellation, fresh quality, VF, C.v. €825
115.00
357 **   3a

Occupation of Dalmatia

1921, black surcharge 10c on 10c dark red, horizontal pair, right stamp without surcharge, full OG, NH, VF, expertized by E. Diena, Sassone #3aa, €2,500
545.00
358 **   C13, C16-17 fn

World War II Propaganda issue

1942, Pegasus, Spirit of Flight and Arrows, complete set of three, each stamp with military label on the right or at the top, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #12A-C, €1,750, Scott C.v. $1,400
400.00
359 **   Sassone #1/16

C.L.N. (National Liberation Committee) issues - Aosta

1944, red or blue overprints or surcharges on Italian Socialist Republic stamps and C.L.N. definitive issue, the total is 13 stamps, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. €475
sold
360 **   1LN6 var

Allied Military Government (A.M.G.) - Veneza Guilia

1946, inverted black overprint "A.M.G. V.G." on 5L dark red, full OG, NH, VF, expertized by R. Mondolfo and others, Sassone #10d, €1,300
220.00
361 **   109-10

Trieste (Zone A)

1951, Centenary of Tuscany's first stamps, black overprint "AMG-FTT" on 20L and 55L, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $292++
105.00
362 **   159a
1952, Armed Forces Day, inverted black overprint "AMG FTT" on 60L black and blue, full OG, NH, VF, Raybaudi certificate, Sassone #159a, €3,200
575.00
363 **   Q9 var

Parcel Post stamps

1947-48, black two-line overprint "A.M.G. F.T.T." on 100L blue, perforation 13 1/4, top sheet margin stamp with upper perforation strongly shifted to the design, pin-point inclusion at the margin far away from the stamp, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #9/Ii, C.v. €3,200
575.00
364 **   Q22 var
1950, black straight line overprint "AMG-FTT" on 100L blue, top sheet margin vertical strip of three, stamp is in the middle with double perforation at the bottom and on the sides, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #22s, €2,200++
400.00
365 **   1-12, C1-6, C7
1932, Dante Alighieri Society, complete set in top right corner margin blocks of four, postage and air post, including Leonardo da Vinci stamp, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #S5, A14, €680 as singles
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sold
366 **   13-22, C8-12, CE1-2
1932, Garibaldi issue, complete set in corner sheet margin blocks of six, postage, air post and air post special delivery stamps, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #S2, €2,100++
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575.00
367 **   46-50, C29-35
1934, 2nd World Soccer Championships, complete set in sheet margin blocks of four, postage and air post, two stamps with tiny paper inclusion, post office fresh quality unit, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #S12, €8,000, Scott C.v. $6,000++
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1840.00
368 **   34-40, C18-19

East Africa

1941, Hitler and Mussolini, complete set in top left corner sheet margin blocks of six (3x2), postage and air post, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #S8, A20, €3,600 as singles
860.00
369 **   47-50

Eritrea

1910-14, Farmer Plowing and Government Building, complete set of four, all with perforation 13 1/2, full OG, NH, F/VF, Sassone #34-37, €1,200
sold
370 **   22c

Libya

1921, Roman Legionary, 5c black and green, sideways "Crown" watermark, horizontal imperforated pair, balanced margins all around, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #23h, €1,900++, Scott C.v. $1,200
460.00
371 **   95-101, C43
1941, Hitler and Mussolini, complete set in left sheet margin blocks of four, postage and air post, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #S45, €360++
110.00
372 **   Q62 var

Somalia
Parcel Post stamps

1950, 1s violet, right sheet margin example, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #7a, €1,200
220.00
373 **   

Common Design Types

1930, Virgil issue, four complete sets in right sheet margin blocks of four, representing Cyrenaica, Eritrea, Somalia and Tripolitania, the last one - representing postage and air post as issued, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone C.v. €1,060++
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2, 3, 4
230.00
374 **   731A-B
1984, Bushbuck and Serval, complete set of two, full OG, NH, VF, this set was issued in very limited quantity, Mi #E-F841, listed, but not priced in the Cat.
160.00
375  B14a-31a

Semi - Postal issues

1961, Pre-Olympic Games in Tokyo issue, complete set of six souvenir sheets, each one contains four stamps overprinted "Mihon" (Specimen) in black, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF
N/A
376  

Matzoh Fund

1951-52, Emergency Fund Stamps Institution "Divrei Chaim", 5c red, 5c blue, 10c lilac and 10c violet, set of four complete sheets of 40 (5x8) charity labels, three of which with bilingual overhead description, some usual folds, still fresh, full OG (1) or no gum as produced, VF
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2, 3, 4
sold
377 **   

Jewish Commemorative Overprints on Austrian stamps

1985-89, 36 definitive stamps with overprinted margins at the top or bottom of various themes, in addition 33 stamps or labels mostly from Interim period, the second part with minor flaws, nice quality unit overall, mostly VF
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sold
378 SB   95a, 99a, C45a

Souvenir Booklets

1964, Independence Day, Buddhist Legends and Laotian People, three imperforated souvenir sheets in special booklets, fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. 220
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115.00
379 **   

Neat Collection in a Black Stockbook

1951-82, several hundred mainly mint stamps and over twenty souvenir sheets, practically complete up to 1974, including some better items, nice topical material throughout, fresh condition, full OG, vast majority NH, VF, C.v. $800
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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
230.00
380 **   CB6-8

Air Post Semi-Postal issues

1932, Eagle, 10s-25s, complete set of triangle stamps in sheet margin tete-beche blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $300++
sold
381  2N27a

West Army

1919, inverted black surcharge 70k on 15k brown lilac and blue, full OG, LH, VF, expert's hs on reverse, C.v. $200
85.00
382  C7-8

Air Post stamps

1931, Zeppelin issue, 1fr olive black and 2fr blue black, complete set of two, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $210
sold
383 **   92-92D
1920, National Assembly, 20sk-80sk, trial printing, complete set of five, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $625 as hinged
345.00
384 **/*   C39 imp

Air Post stamps

1926, Swallow, 60c blue and black, imperforated block of four, nice condition, full OG, NH or hinged (top stamps), VF and extremely rare, this variety came from a part of sheet remained imperforated, not listed either in Scott or Lithuanian Specialized Cat.
sold
385  C37/39
1926, Swallow, two engraved proofs in green and brown, no value indicated, the first one with slight gum crease, full OG, NH, VF
sold
386 **   259 fn
1935, Lituanica II Flight "New York - Kaunas", red overprint on Post Office imperforated stamp of 50c gray and olive green, full OG, NH, VF, expertized by Z. Mikulski, C.v. $400 as hinged
sold
387 */U   

Group of Better issues

1920-38, regular issue of 1920, Klaipeda, Grand Duke Vytautas, War Invalids Fund, Olympiad (CTO) and air post surcharges, the total is six complete sets, fresh quality, full/large part of OG, F/VF, C.v. $320
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110.00
388 */U   

Valuable Accumulation in Red Stockbook

1918-40, over 1100 mostly mint stamps and six souvenir sheets, starting with nice range of the Vilnius and Kaunas issues, including many better sets and singles, such as#120-22(all expertized), complete semi-postals, Felix Vaitkus overprint and many others, minor flaws possible, generally nice condition, full/large part of OG, F/VF, C.v. $4,250
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19
sold
389 **   278-79, C16-20
1952, Centenary of postage stamps, 2fr and 4fr, se-tenant pair, 80c-10f, complete set of five, postage and air post, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $155
60.00
390 **   318-20
1956, Europa issue, 2f, 3f and 4f, complete set in bottom left corner margin plate No. blocks of four, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $640++
sold
391  268/81
1934, "Portugal", 1/2a-20a, set of ten imperforated plate proofs in horizontal pairs, printed on paper with watermark "Maltese Cross", no gum as produced, NH, VF and scarce unit
860.00
392 **   C13 fn
1940, New York World's Fair, green overprint on 50a red brown, two singles, one has inverted overprint, full OG, NH, VF and undoubted worldwide air post rarity, only 25 stamps were produced with inverted overprint, expertized by S. Wolf
N/A
393 **/*   698-706, RA13B
1934, National University issue, complete set of ten, including postal tax stamp, nice quality and well centered, full OG, NH or previously hinged (40c and 10p), mostly VF, C.v. $3,429 as hinged
1150.00
394  Sanabria #7

Air Post stamps

The following nine lots are representing trial color proofs that were sold at the Post Office in Mexico in very limited quantities on May 3, 1929. According to Scott Cat. the total of 225 examples were sold to collectors, however most of those were used for franking of correspondences delivered by inaugural flight “Tejeria-Tapachula” on May 15. All of them are very rare, presented six lots of multiples are unique with high probability

1929, Eagle, perforated proof of 25c in dark carmine and slate green, full OG, hinged, VF and extremely rare, quantity of issued stamps not mentioned, but it had Sanabria (1961) C.v. $3,500 in comparison of other proofs issued in quantity of 50 (per Sanabria) and priced $300
sold
395  Sanabria #8
1929, Eagle, perforated proof of 25c in carmine and green, block of four, two bottom stamps with slight gum wrinkle, full OG, NH or VLH (1), VF and probably unique multiple, according to Sanabria only 50 stamps were printed
N/A
396  Sanabria #10
1929, Eagle, perforated proof of 25c in violet and dark blue, block of four, nice and fresh, full OG, NH or hinged (1), VF and probably unique block, according to Sanabria only 50 stamps were produced
N/A
397  Sanabria #11
1929, Eagle, perforated proof of 25c in brown and green, slight gum wrinkle on the left, still fresh and nicely centered, full OG, hinged, VF, only 50 stamps were printed
sold
398  Sanabria #11
1929, Eagle, perforated proof of 25c in brown and green, block of four, one stamp has gum wrinkle, fresh condition otherwise, full OG, NH or hinged (1), VF and probably unique, according to Sanabria only 50 stamps were printed
N/A
399  Sanabria #12
1929, Eagle, perforated proof of 25c in dark green and blue, block of four, perfect quality in every respect, full OG, NH, VF and unique multiple with high probability, only 50 stamps were produced
N/A
400  Sanabria #13
1929, Eagle, perforated proof of 25c in green and blue, block of four, fresh condition, full OG, NH or LH (1), VF and probably unique multiple, since only 50 stamps were printed
N/A
401  Sanabria #14
1929, Eagle, imperforated proof of 25c in green and brown, horizontal pair, nice balanced margins, full OG, hinged, VF and scarce, only 50 stamps were produced, according to Sanabria
N/A
402  Sanabria #14
1929, Eagle, imperforated proof of 25c in green and brown, block of four, minimal gum wrinkles on two stamps, nice looking item, full OG, NH or previously hinged (2), VF and with high probability unique multiple, according to Sanabria only 50 stamps were produced
N/A
403 **   C68-73
1934-35, Symbols of Air Service and Allegories of Flight, 5c-5p, complete set in sheet or corner sheet margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $180++
sold
404 **   C74
1935, Amelia Earhart Flight to Mexico, violet overprint on "Eagle Man" 20c lake, right sheet margin plate No.67021 block of four, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF and rare multiple, that is one of three known plate number blocks of four, only 300 stamps were overprinted, sufficient part of those were used on correspondences, one stamp with blurry K. Lissiuk guarantee hs, MEPSI certificate, C.v. $24,000 as four single stamps
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sold