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Lots 35 - 102,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #78, May 31, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Net Price
35 ** B  2833c (BK215a)
1994, Garden Flowers, (29c) multicolored, four se-tenant strips of five, each stamp with black (engraved color omitted) in complete ($5.80) stamp booklet, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $525
230.00
36 **   2980b
1995, Woman Suffrage, 32c multicolored, bottom right corner sheet margin plate No.P1111 vertical imperforated pair, additional control No.1 in black, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $750
sold
37 **   3060a
1996, Year of the Rat, 32c multicolored, top right corner sheet margin plate No. S1111 vertical imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $625
sold
38  3262 Pc, Pd
1998, Space Shuttles, imperforated proofs of $3.20 in magenta and $11.75 in cyan, two vertical se-tenant pairs with horizontal gutter in the middle, printed on coated and uncoated paper, no gum as issued, NH, VF and scarce, a copy of PF certificate is included, C.v. $1,150 for pair on coated paper, the other pair is listed, but has no price in the Cat.
860.00
39 **   3265b
1998, Uncle's Sam Hat, H-rate, (33c) multicolored, self- adhesive coil stamp with die cut 9.9 vertically, red color omitted, blue and gray colors are shifted to the bottom right as always exist, NH (backing paper is intact), VF, according to Datz the only roll of 100 recorded, C.v. $300++
sold
40 **   3307d
1999, Daffy Duck, 33c multicolored, complete pane of ten self-adhesive stamps, vertical die cutting is intact, but almost invisible in the middle (second horizontal row), while horizontal die cutting slightly visible at the top and bottom only, backing paper is intact, NH, VF, in our opinion the item is imperforated horizontally between stamps, however according to PF certificate it has only unique vertical pair (position 6-9) imperforated horizontally between stamps, C.v. $4,250++
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N/A
41 **   3523a
2001, Lucille Ball, 34c multicolored, self-adhesive stamp with die cutting omitted, left sheet margin horizontal pair, backing paper intact, VF, C.v. $800
sold
42 **   3557a
2002, Langston Hughes, 34c multicolored, self-adhesive stamp with die cutting omitted, top sheet margin vertical pair, NH, VF, C.v. $850
sold
43 **   3617a
2002, Washington, 23c gray green, self-adhesive coil stamp, horizontal pair with die cutting omitted, backing paper is intact, NH, VF and rare, according to Datz fewer then ten pairs exist, APEX certificate
sold
44 ** B  3784Ae
2003, Purple Heart, 37c multicolored, self-adhesive stamp with die cutting omitted, complete pane of 20, intact and post office fresh, VF, C.v. $1,600
575.00
45 **   4077a
2006, Judy Garland, 39c multicolored, self-adhesive stamp, top sheet margin vertical pair with die cutting omitted, backing paper intact, NH, VF and rare, only one pane of 20 is reported
sold
46 ** B  1893b,/3066a

Group of Major Errors

1981-95, Flag, Christmas of 1981, Honey Bee and J. Cochran, five items, booklet with omitted perforation between stamps, two imperforated pairs and two items with omitted black color, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $330
sold
47 **   C86a

Air Post stamps

1973, Progress in Electronics, 11c multicolored, top sheet margin single with vermilion and olive (litho) omitted, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $800
290.00
48 **   C92a var
1978, Wright Brothers issue, 31c multicolored, ultra and black engraved colors dramatically shifted to the top, block of four vertical se-tenant pairs, full OG, NH, VF, a beautiful and scarce item
sold
49 **   C150a
2012, View of Lancaster County, PA, $1.05 multicolored, self-adhesive stamp, top left corner sheet margin plate No.S11111 vertical pair with die cutting omitted on front, backing paper intact, VF, C.v. $700
sold
50    

Pioneer Flight Covers
Charles A. Lindbergh (1902-74) Inaugurating First Flight Cover with his Autograph

April 15, 1926, Illustrated First Flight Contract Air Mail (CAM-2) Cover on line Chicago - St. Louis, posted into the mail in Springfield, IL on return flight, franked by five stamps, two nice impressions of violet flight cachet, Chicago "Apr.15.9:30pm.1926" machine arrival ds on reverse, signed at the bottom left corner, mostly VF
1380.00
51    

Around the World in Eight Days

June 23-July 1, 1931, cover delivered by Record "Winnie Mae" Flight by pilot Wiley Post and navigator Harold Gatty (signed by them at the top), started from Roosevelt Field at Mineola, NY with 14 transit points including Berlin, Moscow, Omsk, Novosibirsk, Irkutsk, Blagoveschensk, Khabarovsk and etc., two violet Dobroliot markings were applied, Mineola "Jul.1.1931" arrival ds is alongside and on reverse, VF and scarce
690.00
52 (*)   87L7

Local stamps
Hussey's Post, New York, N.Y.

1858, (1c) rose red, complete sheet of 46, bottom row is sideways and forming six couche, unused, no gum, fresh and VF, PF certificate, C.v. $350
sold
53 **   136L4

Swarts' City Dispatch Post, New York, N.Y.

1849, Zachary Taylor, (2c) red, complete sheet of 25, stone 2, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate, C.v. $600 as hinged
sold
54  62
1874, Queen Victoria, 6p gray, plate 13, large colored letters at corners, watermark Spray of Rose, winged at left single with plate flaw (gray spot) at bottom, full OG, LH, VF, SG #147, £500
170.00
55 **   64
1876, Queen Victoria, 1s green, plate 13, large colored letters at corners, watermark Spray of Rose, post office fresh condition, full OG, NH and fine single, SG #150, £650++
sold
56  67
1879, Queen Victoria, 2 1/2p claret, plate 14, watermark Orb, nice quality, full OG, LH, F/VF, SG #141, £525
170.00
57 **   78-80
1880, Queen Victoria, 1/2p pale green, 1p venetian red and 1 1/2p venetian red, set of three, watermark Imperial Crown, full OG, NH, F/VF, SG #165-67, £340++
170.00
58  84
1880, Queen Victoria, 4p gray brown, plate 17, watermark Imperial Crown, nicely centered example, full OG, LH, VF, SG #160, £475
sold
59  85
1881, Queen Victoria, 5p indigo, watermark Imperial Crown, nicely centered single, large part of OG, VF, SG #169, £725
sold
60  86
1881, Queen Victoria, 6p gray, plate 18, watermark Imperial Crown, large part of OG, VF, RPS certificate, SG #161, £400
160.00
61 **/*   111-22, 125-26, var
1887-92, Queen Victoria, Jubilee issue, 1/2p-1s, complete set of 22, including color shades of 3p, 4p, 4 1/2p, 6p, 9p, 10p and two-colored 1s, both dies of 5p, full/large part of OG, approximately a half is NH, others LH or hinged, mostly VF, SG #197/211, 213/14, over £2,600 as hinged
690.00
62 */U   

Queen Victoria
Balance of the Collection

1840-84, 50 mint or used stamps, identified on DAVO pages, starting with SG No.3, plate 1a (used), including No.57 and 59 (used), 43, 47 and 51 (mint never hinged), 77, 80, 84 and 94 (unused with part of OG), 100 and 144 (mint with full OG), 156 and 158 (unused with part of OG), 185 (heavily used) and many others, fresh condition overall, F/VF and nice unit for further retail or as starting collection, C.v. £24,200
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2, 3, 4, 5
1725.00
63 **/*   127/38 var
1902, King Edward VII, 1/2p-1s, group of nine stamps, including 1/2p and 1p two different of each, 2 1/2p (these five values are NH), 3p dull purple on yellow with lemon back (SG #233), 9p, 10p and 1s (the last four are LH or hinged), all with full OG, mostly VF, SG #215/57, £643
sold
64  139-41
1902, King Edward VII, 2s6p lilac, 5s bright carmine, 10s ultramarine, complete set of three high values, watermark Anchor, nicely centered, full OG, mostly LH, VF, SG #260, 263, 265, £1,730
575.00
65 **/*   179-81
1918-19, King George V and Sea Horses, Bradbury, Wilkinson printing, 2s6p pale brown, 5s rose red and 10s dull gray blue, nicely centered, full OG, NH (2s6p) or previously hinged, VF, SG #415a/17, £975 as hinged
345.00
66 **   

Complete Collection of Queen Elizabeth II Non-Decimal issues

1952 -70, over 500 mostly mint never hinged stamps in complete issues, including first Castles (Waterlow printing, the only VLH set) and other definitive and commemorative sets, phosphor bands varieties, complete postage dues for the period and most of regional issues, all neatly arranged on DAVO hingeless pages, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. is well over £2,000
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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
575.00
67  O35

Official Stamps
Government Parcels

1888, Queen Victoria, black overprint "GOVT. PARCELS" on 9p blue and lilac, black handstamped "Specimen" overprint, full OG, NH, VF, SG Concise #O67s, £300++
115.00
68  O36
1890, Queen Victoria, black overprint "GOVT. PARCELS" on 1s dull green, full OG, previously hinged, VF, BPA certificate, SG #O68, £700
sold
69  O38
1900, Queen Victoria, black overprint "GOVT. PARCELS" on 1s carmine rose and green, full OG, VLH, VF, SG #O72, £650
220.00
70  O42
1902, King Edward VII, black overprint "GOVT. PARCELS" on 9p ultra and violet, large part of OG, VF, SG #O77, £650
sold
71 **   O43
1902, King Edward VII, black overprint "GOVT. PARCELS" on 1s carmine rose and green, nice stamp in every respect, full OG, NH, VF, SG #O78, £1,350
sold
72  O53

Office of Works

1903, King Edward VII, black overprint "O.W. Works" on 10p carmine rose and violet, a part of neat Bayswater cancellation of 1904, F/VF and very rare, expertized by R. Calves, SG #O40, £7,000
sold
73 */U  SG O1/105

Official Stamps
Balance of the Collection

1882-1904, 34 mint or used stamps, arranged on DAVO pages, representing ten stamps of Inland Revenue with mint No.O22, nine stamps of Government Parcels, including mint No.O61 and used No.O62-63, eight stamps of Army and Admiralty, six stamps of Office of Works with mint No.O31 and O33, used No.O36-39, one stamp of Board of Education, nice and fresh quality overall, no thins or toning, mint stamps with full or part of OG, F/VF, C.v. is about £7,500
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2, 3, 4, 5
sold
74 **   16-27

Aden

1939-48, King George VI, Warrior Mounted Camel, Sailing Ship, Views, 1/2a-10r, complete set of 13, full OG, NH, VF, SG #16/27, £120
sold
75 **  SG 94h

Antigua

1935, Silver Jubilee, 1s purple and slate, "dot by flagstaff" variety, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. £375 as hinged
Click here to see enlarged fragment
290.00
76 **   10-21, 11a

Ascension

1924-33, King George V and Seal of St. Helena, 1/2p-3s, complete set of 13, including bright blue green shade of 1p, four low valued stamps with a bit offset on gum side, very fresh quality, four high values with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF, SG #10/20, 11d, £460 as hinged
Click here to see the backside
sold
77 **   20-37

Bahrain

1938-41, King George VI and Postal Transportation, black overprint "Bahrain" on stamps of India, 3p-25r, complete set of 16, nice quality, full original white gum, NH, VF and the most difficult set of King George VI period, SG #20/37, £1,000
sold
78 **   18-28

Basutoland

1938, King George VI, Crocodile, 1/2p-10s, complete set of 11, full OG, NH, VF, SG #18/28, £110
sold
79  7-8, 10

Batum (British Occupation)

1919, black surcharge "Batum. Ob." and 10r on imperforated stamps of 1k and 3k, perforated stamp of 10k on 7k, full OG, LH, VF, all are guaranteed genuine, SG #7-8, 10, £715
sold
80  30
1919-20, black handstamped surcharge 50r on 5k claret, proper cancellation, minor perf irregularities on the right, still fine, P. Kosack guarantee hs, SG #26, £600, ex- L. Schneidman
170.00
81  48
1920, black surcharge 50r on imperforated 3k red, fresh and nice, full OG, VLH, VF, expertized by Romeko and A. Rosselevitch, SG #39, £550
sold
82 */U   51/56
1920, black or blue surcharges 25r and 50r on Aloe Tree issue, mint and properly used selection of 11 stamps, including blue surcharges 25r/50k (one -used) and two 50r/50k (mint and used), full OG or used, mostly VF, SG #42/44, a, b, £912
290.00
83 **   124-36

Bechuanaland Protectorate

1938-52, King George VI, Baobab Tree and Cattle, 1/2p-10s, complete set of 11, full OG, NH, VF, SG #118/28, £110
sold
84 **  SG 60w

Bermuda

1920-21, Tercentenary issue, King George V and Seal of the Colony, 1/2p green, right sheet margin single with watermark Crown to right of CA (inverted) variety, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. £450 as hinged
400.00
85 **   65-77

British Occupation of Italian Colonies
Cyrenaica

1950, Mounted Warrior, 1m-500m, complete set of 13, full OG, NH, VF, SG #136/48, £190
sold
86 **   62-75

Brunei

1947-51, View of Brunei River and Native Houses, 1c-$10, complete set of 14, watermark Multiple Script CA, full OG, NH, VF, SG #79/92, £160
sold
87 **   83-96
1952, Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin and River Kampong, 1c- $5, complete set of 14, full OG, NH, VF, SG #100/13, £65
sold
88  C1

Canada
Air Post stamps

1928, Airplane over the Globe, imperforated plate proof of 5c in dark olive brown, printed on india paper, block of four, no gum as issued, NH, VF, Unitrade #C1P, C.v. C$800 as singles
sold
89  C6-8/C9-11

Newfoundland
Air Post stamps

1931, Airmail Pictorial issue, complete set of three imperforated plate proofs in black, printed on thick unwatermarked (15k) or watermarked paper, no gum as produced, VF and rare
sold
90 **/*   C13a
1933, Labrador issue, 5c light brown, right sheet margin imperforated block of four, nice and fresh, full OG, top stamps are LH, bottom ones - NH, VF, Unitrade C.v. C910++
345.00
91 **   97-110, 111

Dominica

1938-47, King George VI, Landscapes and Scenes, 1/4p-10s, complete set of 15, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SG #99/109, £75
sold
92 **  SG G5c

Falkland Islands Dependencies

1946-49, King George VI and Map, 4p claret and black, "South Poke" variety, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. £275
Click here to see enlarged fragment
sold
93 **   1-16

South Georgia

1963-69, Queen Elizabeth II, Animals, Birds, Scenes, 1/2p-£1, complete set of 16, including both £1 stamps, full OG, NH, VF, SG #1/16, £200
sold
94  102-20, 121-24

Gambia

1922-27, King George V and Elephant, 1/2p-10s, 4p-5s, two complete sets of 19 and 4, watermark Multiple Script CA and Multiple Crown CA respectively, fresh quality, full OG, mostly LH and VF, SG #118/21, 122/42, £395
sold
95 **   132-43
1939-46, King George VI and Elephant, 1/2p-10s, complete set of 16, full OG, NH, mostly VF, SG #150/61, £170
sold
96  22-28

Gibraltar

1889, Queen Victoria, surcharged issue, complete set of seven, surcharges of 5c, 25c on 2p and 50c with short foot of "5" variety, full OG, mostly LH, VF, SG #15a/21, £290
sold
97 **   199

Grenada

1966, Queen Elizabeth II, 6p olive green and black, watermark Multiple Block CA, full OG, NH, F/VF, SG #218, £200
sold
98  71-85
1903, King Edward VII, 1c-$10, complete set of 15, watermark Crown CA, fresh quality unit, full/large part of OG, LH or previously hinged, mostly VF, SG #62/76, £3,000
sold
99  109-24, 128
1912-19, King George V, 1c-$10, complete set of 17, including both 25c stamps, watermark Multiple Crown CA, nice condition, full/large part of OG, LH or previously hinged, mostly VF, SG #100/16, £2,000
sold
100  128
1919, King George V, 25c red lilac and dull violet, type B, watermark multiple Crown CA, full OG, previously hinged, VF, SG #109, £300
160.00
101 **   110-29

Iraq

1948, King Faisal II, 1f-1d, complete set of 20, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $103.60
sold
102 **   188-94
1958, Republic overprint on King Faisal II issue of 1948, 12f-1d, complete set of seven, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $97
sold