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Lots 340 - 396,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #78, May 31, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Net Price
340 **   78, 80-81
1920-21, Sun Design, 20k and 75k, two sheet margin horizontal pairs, imperforated vertically between stamps and on the side; in addition vertical bottom sheet margin vertical pair of 50k, imperforated at the foot, full OG, NH, VF
sold
341 **   101-12, 108 var
1921-22, Stars and Coat of Arms, 50k-100r, complete set of 13, printed on watermarked LIGAT paper, including stamp of 10r with perforation 10x11 1/2, full OG, NH, mostly VF
sold
342  113/25
1923-25, Stars, 1s-50s, 41 imperforated proofs, including 20 horizontal or vertical pairs and a single of 25s, watermark LIGAT, no gum as produced, NH, VF and a colorful group of Archival proofs
sold
343  164-67
1932, Riga Exhibition, black overprint on Stars, 3s-35s, complete set of four imperforated proofs in horizontal pairs, no gum as produced, NH, VF and scarce Archival proofs
sold
344 **   200 var
1938, View of Vidzeme, 3s brown orange, bottom right corner sheet margin vertical pair, imperforated at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF
sold
345 **   B66-71, imp

Semi - Postal issues

1930, Janis Rainis Memorial Fund, 1 (2)s-15(30)s, perforated and imperforated complete set of six, full OG, NH (imperforated 10 (20)s has slight trace of hinge on margin only), VF, C.v. $285
85.00
346 **   B66-71
1930, Janis Rainis Memorial Fund, 1(2)s-15(30)s, perforated complete set in blocks of four, occasional fold along perforation, nice and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $380++
sold
347  C7

Air Post stamps

1931, Bleriot XI, imperforated proof of 15s in red (issued color), block of six triangle stamps, no gum as produced, NH, VF
sold
348 **   C9-13
1933, "Latvia - Africa" Flight, black overprints or surcharges on the third Bleriot XI issue, complete set of five, three with sheet margins, full original slightly toned gum on three low values, NH, VF, each value with expert's hs on reverse, C.v. $800
sold
349 **   CB1-2, a

Air Post Semi-Postal issues

1930, Janis Rainis Memorial Fund, 10(20)s and 15(30)s, perforated and imperforated complete sets of two, in addition perforated stamp of 10 (20)s with reversed vertical watermark, full OG, NH, VF
85.00
350 **   CB6-8, a
1932, Home Guards Fund, 10(20)s-25(50)s, two perforated and imperforated complete sets of three triangle stamps, two positions of watermark, full OG, NH (one stamp is LH), VF
110.00
351 **   CB18a-20a
1933, Wounded Aviators Fund, 3(53)s-35(135)s, two imperforated complete sets of three triangle stamps, two positions of watermark, full OG, NH (one stamp is LH), VF, C.v. $250++
115.00
352 SB   Hofmann #MH1

Stamp Booklet

1938, 20th Anniversary of the Republic, unexploited Ls2.02 booklet, containing two blocks of four and four horizontal pairs separated by pre-printed interleaves, black lettering on yellow paper, perfect quality, VF
115.00
353 */U   

Beautiful Collection on Hingeless Album Pages

1918-96, about 600 mostly mint stamps, 10 souvenir and miniature sheets, starting with Sun Design issues, postage, semi-postal, air post and air post semi-postal stamps including "Latvia-Africa" set of five (guaranteed genuine), Aviation Pioneers perforated and imperforated (both NH), Airplanes and Dirigible and many more, just occasional flaws mentioned, fresh condition, full OG, NH or LH/hinged, some used, F/VF, C.v. is over $3,100
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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
sold
354 Mi IB, IIA

Eleja (Elley)

1919, red lilac overprint "Pastmarka" on Latvian revenue stamps of 15k orange and 30k green, complete set of two used on a piece, manuscript date stamp of "24.10.19", usual narrow margins, VF
sold
355 */U   2N1-35

West Army
Complete Collection

1919, 56 mint or used stamps on a stockpage, representing three Russian Orthodox Cross overprinted and surcharged issues, most properly expertized (all guaranteed genuine), in addition Coat of Arms perforated and imperforated sets, some specialists consider them as a bogus, nice quality overall, F/VF, C.v. $1,225
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sold
356 **   2N53 var

Soviet Occupation of Latvia

1940, Coat of Arms of Latvian Soviet Republic, 35s bright ultra, horizontal pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF
sold
357  20-26
1919, 3rd Kaunas issue, 10sk-60sk, complete set of seven in five different se-tenant pairs, no gum as issued, LH, VF
sold
358  36, 38
1919, 2nd Berlin issue, imperforated proofs of 75sk and 3auk, printed on yellowish paper without watermark, first one - top left corner margin strip of three, two of which with double impression of center (one - sideways), the other one - top left corner margin block of four, Arms printed twice on right stamps (one - inverted), no gum as issued, NH (LH on margins), VF
sold
359  92-92D
1920, Opening of National Assembly, 20sk-80sk, trial printing in changed colors, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $625
sold
360  92-92D
1920, Opening of National Assembly, 20sk-80sk, trial printing in changed colors, complete set in blocks of four, perfect quality, full OG, NH or LH (top right stamp of each block), VF, C.v. $2,500 as hinged singles
sold
361 **   105 var
1921, Prince Kestutis, 1auk light brown and yellow green, left sheet margin single imperforated on the left with design partly missing on the face and printed on reverse due to foldover, full OG, NH, VF and a spectacular item
sold
362 **   118A
1922, Great Personalities, 4auk dark green and red violet, a single with offset of center and frame absorbed through porous paper on reverse, full OG, NH, VF and very unusual
sold
363 **   119a
1922, Great Personalities, error denomination 8auk instead of 6auk in blue and greenish blue, block of four, lightly folded along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $700 as hinged singles
290.00
364 **   119a var
1922, Great Personalities, error denomination 8auk blue and greenish blue, "De dure" instead of "De Jure" at the bottom (position 38), full OG, NH, VF
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sold
365  140a, 145a, 148a
1922, New Currency surcharges 1c/50sk, 3c/40sk, 5c/80sk, three sheet margin imperforated singles, full OG, LH, VF, Lithuanian Spec. (actual market value) C.v. €270
sold
366 **/*   142 var
1922, New Currency black surcharge 3c on 15sk violet, horizontal strip of four with dramatically shifted surcharge, resulting in left stamp without the surcharge, others with surcharge placed diagonally, full OG, NH or LH (2), VF, rare and unrecorded error, Dr. V. Geyfman certificate
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sold
367 **/*   152-53 var
1922, New Currency double black surcharge 10c on 2auk, vertical pair; in addition black surcharge 15c on 4auk, vertical pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH or previously hinged, F/VF centering
110.00
368 **   157a
1922, New Currency inverted red surcharge 30c on 8auk green and black, horizontal pair, full OG, NH, VF, expert's signature on reverse
sold
369 **   176 imp
1923, Union of Lithuania and Memel (Klaipeda), 1c rose, green and black, diamond-shaped imperforated stamp in pair, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, reportedly only one sheet of 66 stamps was printed
sold
370 **   185 imp
1923, Union of Lithuania and Memel (Klaipeda), 1L blue green and black, diamond-shaped imperforated stamp in pair, creamy full OG, NH, VF and scarce
sold
371 **   190a
1923, Lithuanian Cross, 10c violet, printed on yellowish paper without watermark, top sheet margin vertical imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, Lithuanian Spec. C.v. €200 as singles
sold
372 **   286-95
1934-35, New Definitive issue, 2c-10L, complete set in blocks of four, some with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,100++
sold
373  304
1937, Coat of Arms, imperforated proof of 50c in brown, two horizontal pairs, printed on gray blue network or white paper, the last one with reversed watermark Multiple Letters, no gum as produced, NH, VF, Lithuanian Spec. C.v. €300++
170.00
374  314, 316
1940, Return Vilnius to Lithuania, four imperforated proofs of 15c in red brown, 60c in red brown, greenish blue and blue, two with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF, Lithuanian Spec. C.v. €200
sold
375  B19a

Semi - Postal issues

1926, Second Orphans Benefit issue, double gold (one inverted) surcharge "2+2c" over violet surcharge "+5c" on 5c green, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Dr. V. Geyfman certificate
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85.00
376 **   B47-50
1938, Scout Jamboree overprints on National Olympiad issue, 5+5c-60+15c, complete set in blocks of four, two with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $200++
85.00
377 **/*   C30a, var

Air Post stamps

1922, New Currency inverted black surcharge 50c on Airplane 10auk black and gray blue, two stamps, one of those with offset of inverted surcharge on reverse, full OG, NH or previously hinged, VF
85.00
378 **   CB3 var

Air Post Semi-Postal issues

1924, Red Cross violet surcharge "+60c" on Carrier Pigeons 60c rose, printed on paper with omitted watermark, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, expert's hs on reverse, Dr. V. Geyfman certificate
sold
379 */U   

Group of Better issues

1920-38, regular issue of 1920, Klaipeda, Grand Duke Vytautas, War Invalids Fund, Olympiad (CTO) and air post New Currency surcharges, the total is 69 stamps of six complete sets, fresh quality, full/large part of OG, F/VF, C.v. $320
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sold
380 **   318-20
1956, Europa issue, "Rebuilding of Europe", 2f-4f, complete set of three, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $160
70.00
381 **/*   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
sold
382  C3

Air Post stamps

1929, Eagle, perforated proof of 25c in carmine and green, block of four, two short tips of perforation at the lower right, two bottom stamps with slight gum wrinkle, full OG, NH or VLH (1), VF and probably unique multiple, Sanabria No.8, only 50 stamps were sold to the public, most of those were used on air correspondences
N/A
383  C3
1929, Eagle, perforated proof of 25c in violet and dark blue, block of four, nice and fresh, full OG, NH or hinged (top left stamp), VF and probably unique block, Sanabria No.10, only 50 stamps were issued
N/A
384  C3
1929, Eagle, perforated proof of 25c in brown and green, block of four, lower left stamp has gum wrinkle, fresh condition otherwise, full OG, NH or hinged (1), VF and with high probability unique multiple, Sanabria No.11, only 50stamps were sold to the public
N/A
385  C3
1929, Eagle, perforated proof of 25c in dark green and blue, block of four, perfect quality in every respect, full OG, NH, VF and probably unique multiple, Sanabria No.12, only 50 stamps were issued
N/A
386  C3
1929, Eagle, perforated proof of 25c in green and blue, block of four, fresh condition, full OG, NH or LH (upper left stamp), VF and probably unique multiple, Sanabria No.13, only 50 stamps were sold to the public
N/A
387  C3
1929, Eagle, imperforated proof of 25c in green and brown, block of four, slight gum wrinkles on two stamps, fresh condition otherwise, full OG, NH or previously hinged (2), VF and with high probability unique multiple, Sanabria No.14, only 50 stamps were issued
N/A
388    

Postal Stationery items

1950-52, Guerrero, air post stationery envelope 35c dark violet, pre-printed stamp is printed twice (one is misplaced), unused, VF
110.00
389 **   B86-89

Semi - Postal issues

1936, Great Personalities, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $240++
85.00
390    C4

Zeppelin Flight

August 29-31, 1931, 1st South America Flight cover from Amsterdam to Cape Verde, addressed to Hof, franked by eight values, Friedrichshafen connection, green confirmation cachet, "31.AGU.31"Praia dropped ds on reverse, Hof arrival marking, VF, Sieger #124A
170.00
391 **   

Selection of Early Souvenir Sheets

1937-39, Visit King Carol to Poland, Independence, Polish Legion and Philatelic Exhibition, six souvenir sheets, full OG, NH, VF, Fischer Blocks 2-3, 5A, 7-8, PLN1,040
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110.00
392 **   346a
1945, brown surcharge (type 1) 1.50zl on Goznak stamp of 25gr deep red, full OG, NH, VF, expertized by T. Gryzewski, ex- J. Carrigan, C.v. $650
sold
393 **   B49c

Semi - Postal issues

1946, Educational Bureau issue, souvenir sheet of three, numbered at the bottom, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $375
sold
394 */U   

German Occupation and Polish Locals of the World War I Period (The Vadim Ustinovsky Collection)

1915-18, 189 mint or used stamps and seven postal history items, starting with "Ob. Ost", "Russish Polen" and "Gen.- Gouv. Warschau" overprints, in addition Warsaw City Post and Austria Hungary stamps used in Poland, neatly arranged on original pages, full/part of OG or used, F/VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15
sold
395  Fischer #2/18

Local Issues of the World War II Period
Niezabitow

1945, black handstamped surcharge "Poczta Polska" and Eagle 25gr, 50gr and 1zl on Generalgouvernement stamps of 6gr-1.60zl, cancelled set of 14, fresh condition, VF and rare group, quantity issued between 13 and 906 stamps, each one expertized by T. Gryzewski, ex-Jay Carrigan
sold
396  Fischer #1/18

Wawolnica

1945, black handstamped surcharges "Poczta Polska" and denomination 25gr, 50gr and 1zl on Hitler's Head 2gr-1.60zl, cancelled set of 15 values, fresh quality, mostly VF and rare group, including No.13, 14 and 15were issued in quantity of 9, 12 and 13 examples respectively, each one expertized by E. Krawczyk, ex-Jay Carrigan
sold