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Lots 298 - 331,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #80, December 14, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Net Price
298  384 var
1923, black error surcharge (tall thin numeral) "2"(k) instead of "1"(k) on 1st Constantinople stamp of 250r ultra, full OG, previously hinged, VF and very rare unrecorded variety, expertized by Dr. Jemtschoujin
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299  387a var
1923, double black surcharge "3"(k) on 1st Constantinople imperforated stamp of 3r carmine rose, full OG, VLH, VF and scarce, J. Stolow guarantee hs
300  347/90

Surcharges on the 1st Constantinople issue

1922-23, 32 mostly mint stamps (two - used), including scarce surcharges "50" and "50k" on Ararat Mountain of 25,000r in blue or brown, all stamps are properly expertized, nice and fresh group, full OG, mostly VF, C.v. is about $2,000
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2, 3, 4
301 **   B100-05

Semi - Postal issues

1932, Artists, 12g-1s, complete set of six, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #545-50, €320, Scott C.v. $260
302 **   B111
1933, WIPA International Philatelic Exhibition, 50g ultra, souvenir sheet of four printed on granite paper, tiny spot of natural inclusion at the top, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, original dark gray booklet is enclosed, C.v.$3.050
303 **   C13a

Air Post stamps and covers

1925-30, Airplane and Pilot, 5g red, horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, Mi #469 UMs, €1,500, Scott C.v. $1,250
304 **   C54-60
1950-53, Birds, 60g-20s, complete set of seven, perfect centering, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $333
305    C13, C17, C26-27

Zeppelin Flights

April 23-24, 1929, Zeppelin Mediterranean Sea Flight postcard to Vienna, franked by four air post stamps, Friedrichshafen dispatch, red confirmation cachet, Seville "24.ABR.29" machine dropped ds on reverse, VF, Mi #20 II, €350
306    C18, C29
July 12, 1931, Zeppelin Austria Flight cover to Vienna, franked by three adhesives, including "Airplane and Crane" stamp of 3s red brown, Friedrichshafen dispatch, blue flight cachet and arrival ds, VF, Sieger #116A
307 **   N20-33

Occupation of Italy

1918, Emperor Karl I, surcharged in Italian currency, 2c/1h-1L6c/1k, complete set of 14, full OG, NH (6c/5h is VLH), VF, Mi #I-XIV, €350
308    B104

Anschluss of Austria

April 7, 1938, registered mixed franking cover bearing German Culture Fund souvenir sheet of four and two Austrian values, each one tied by special violet swastika postmark "Der Fuhrer Spricht. 7.April.1938", sent in Linz just three days before a referendum on the Anschluss with Germany, arrival marking is alongside, VF and an interesting postal history item
309  11


1858, King Franz Joseph, 10s brown, type II, perforation 14 1/2, nicely centered single, large part of OG, previously hinged, VF and scarce, J. and H. Stolow certificate, C.v. $5,250
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310 **   2A var
1920, National issue, 20k multicolored, in addition black color printed on reverse and placed upside down, top sheet margin horizontal pair, no gum as issued, NH, VF
311  35 var
1922, black metal surcharge 50,000r on 3r brown and blue, vertical tete-beche pair, one stamp has inverted surcharge, in addition a single with double surcharge, no gum as produced, VF
312  54-55
1922, second re-valuation, black surcharges 300,000r over 50,000r on 300r brown and blue, 500,000r over 66,000r on 2000r blue and black, two values, fresh, no gum as produced, VF, expert's guarantees on reverse, C.v. $1,400
313  65, 68
1922, black or violet downwards rubber surcharges 100,000r on 2r black and 200,000r on 25r orange brown, no gum as issued, VF, each stamp with K. Lissiuk guarantees
314  302, 304
1922, Provisional violet overprint "Бакинской П. К." on 150r blue and 400r blue, two postally used values, mostly VF, each stamp with expert's guarantee hs, C.v. $175
315  323-30, var
1922, Provisional violet overprint "Бакинского Г.П.Т.О. №1", 1r-5000r, complete set of ten, no gum as issued, VF, each stamp with several experts' hs on reverse
316  331-33
1922, Provisional overprint "Бакинского Г.П.Т.О. №1" over re-valuating surcharges 10,000r on 1r, 15,000r on 5r, 50,000r on 3000r, complete set of three, no gum as issued, VF, each stamp with several experts' hs on reverse, C.v. $1,500
317 Mi 58 II var
1922, Provisional violet overprint "Баку" over inverted black re-valuating surcharge 50,000r on 3000r brown and blue, Baku postal cancellation, still fresh and VF and very rare, several experts' guarantees on reverse
318  1/309, B1-2

Nice Looking Collection on Pages

1919-23, 88 mint stamps, representing National issue on grayish paper and Soviet issue with further 1st and 2nd metal revaluating surcharges, some Provisional overprints and surcharges for using in Transcaucasia, fresh quality, no gum as produced, VF, C.v. $1,650
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
319 **/*   1/1144

Massive Topical Collection on Stockpages

1962-96, over 700 mint stamps and 110 souvenir sheets, including various imperforated sets, numerous three-dimension issues, nice quality colorful material, full OG, NH or LH(50%), some have no gum as produced, NH, VF, C.v. $1,800
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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, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40
320 **   1057/2038 var

Group of Perforation and Printing Errors

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

Zeppelin Flight

May 26-29, 1934, 1st South America Flight cover to Brazil, franked by five air post stamps, tied by Sofia special ds, red Berlin C2 Luftpostamt transit, Friedrichshafen "26.5.34" connection, confirmation cachet and Pernambuco "29.V.34" arrival marking, VF, Sieger #247
322 **   611-15
1984, Butterflies, 5fr-65fr, complete set in five horizontal se-tenant pairs, the total is ten stamps, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $315
323  13-22, 15 var
1920, Coat of Arms, 2m-10m, complete surcharged set of 11, the first printing, including two stamps of 4m/20s with perforation 11 1/2 and 11 1/2x12, CTO with OG or postal cancellations, fresh quality, F/VF centering, this unit is for real Baltic States specialist, only a few complete sets of the first printing are known, especially in used condition, each stamp with expert's hs on reverse, Dr. Klein certificates for No.21 and 22, Mi #4-13, €6,500++
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324  13a
1920, Coat of Arms, inverted dark blue surcharge 2m on 15sk violet, first printing, postally used, VF and rare, Dr. Klein certificate, C.v. $900
325  16a
1920, Coat of Arms, inverted dark blue surcharge 4m on 30sk buff, second printing, large part of OG, F/VF, G. Hahne certificate
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326 **/*   36/42 var
1921, Warsaw issue, 2m-20m, 16 imperforated stamps, including block of four and vertical pair, double-triple impressions, printing on both sides and etc., no gum as produced, VF and an interesting group
327  53-56
1922, National Parliament issue, 10m-75m, 23 imperforated trial color proofs, including 25m red in block of four, no gum as produced, VF and scarce group
328  57-58
1921, General Zeligowski issue, 100m and 150m, 22 imperforated trial color proofs, including two pairs, some color combinations are very rare and according to Fischer Cat. printed in quantity of 5-10 examples, nice quality, no gum as produced, two proofs are cancelled, VF
329 **   B1-6

Semi - Postal issues

1921, "For Silesia", black, green or red surcharges on first definitive set in large blocks or complete sheets, numerous surcharge varieties, the total is 687 mint never hinged stamps, minor separation and slight marginal foxing, full OG, VF, Fischer C.v. is well over PLN10,000=US$2,650
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
330 **/*   B14, var, imp
1921, Red Cross surcharges, 4m+1m olive brown and yellow, perforated tete-beche pair, imperforated vertically and completely imperforated tete-beche blocks of four, full OG, NH or LH (top stamps of one block), VF
331  J1-6

Postage Due stamps

1920-21, Historical Places, 50f-20m, 78 imperforated trial color proofs printed on vertically, horizontally laid or on chalky paper (1), including six values with double and one with triple impression, no gum as issued, mostly VF
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