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Lots 444 - 507,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #79, September 14, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
444 **   64a
1891, President Luis Bogran, 10p green and black, central vignette is inverted, block of four, nice and post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $300 as hinged singles
180.00 
 
445  67
1892, Christopher Columbus, ABN's imperforated proof of 5c in dark blue, horizontal pair, no gum as produced, VF
70.00 
 
446   Mi U3, K4 var

Postal Stationery items

1871-86, stationery envelope 10k blue with inverted indicia at the bottom left corner variety, in addition letter-card 5k red with missing perforation at the bottom, both are unused, mostly VF
140.00 
 
447   Mi P14 var
1882, stationery postcard 2k brown, pre-printed stamp has "turned-in angle" variety, fresh, unused, VF and very rare, only four cards with such error known
375.00 
 
448 **   CB1D-2

Air Post Semi-Postal issues

1948, Chain Bridge, 2fo+18fo brown carmine and 3fo+18fo deep blue, set of two souvenir sheets, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $240
70.00 
 
449 **   

Early Issues Tabbed Collection

1948-55, 107 mint never hinged stamps and one souvenir sheet, practically all in complete issues (missing just one cheap stamp), including all better items, such as New Year of 1948,Jerusalem, Tabul souvenir sheet, UPU, Negev, Menorah and others, nice quality overall, full OG, NH (Negev stamp has slight gum disturbance), mostly VF, Bale C.v. is about $2,250
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6
550.00 
 
450 **   201-10, var
1928, 400th Anniversary of the birth of Emmanuele Filiberto and 10th Anniversary of the Victory of 1918, complete set of 13, three "key" values with E. Diena certificate, in addition stamp of 1.25L with perforation L133/4 (certified by Raybaudi), five values with sheet margins, excellent quality unit, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #226-38, 235/I, €4,000
550.00 
 
451 **   290-305, C40-41, E16-17
1933, 10th Anniversary of the Fascist Regime, 5c-5+2.50L, 50c-75c, 1.25L-2.50L, complete set of 20, postage, air post and special delivery, full OG, NH, mostly VF, Sassone #S66, €612.50
95.00 
 
452 **   324-28, C62-65
1934, 2nd World Soccer Championships, 20c-5+2.50L, 50c-10+5L, complete set of nine, postage and air post, post office fresh, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #S73, €800
140.00 
 
453  324-28, C62-65
1934, 2nd World Soccer Championships, 20c-5+2.50L, 50c-10+5L, complete set of nine, postage and air post, full OG, LH, VF, Sassone #S73, €320
65.00 
 
454 **   331-41, C66-72
1934, Centenary of Military Medal of Valor, 10c-2.75+2L, 25c-3+2L, complete set of 18, postage and air post, nice quality unit, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $505
110.00 
 
455 **   495-506
1948, Risorgimento issue, 3L-100L, complete set of 12, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $405
95.00 
 
456 **   1743 var
1988, National Soccer Championships, "Milan Blue", 650L multicolored with yellow omitted, left sheet margin example with emblem, background of the text as well as marginal control inscription in blue instead of green, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF and very rare, Dr. H. Avi certificate, Sassone #1836a (not priced), Bolaffi #1954B, €27,500
1400.00 
 
457    331-32

Pioneer Flight

October 31, 1934, Experimental Airmail Rocket Flight cover from Trieste, addressed to Germany, franked by four values, including two specially produced triangle stamps of 5L and 7.70L, no backstamp as always, VF
95.00 
 
458 **   1LN6 var

Allied Military Government (A.M.G.)
Venezia Guilia

1945 -47, 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
140.00 
 
459 **/*   1LN2/7, 1LNC5 var
1945-47, inverted overprint "A.M.G. V.G." on 20c, 60c, 10Lx2 (one with overprint offset on reverse), in addition double (one inverted) overprint on air post stamp of 25L, full OG, NH or LH, VF, each one properly expertized, Sassone #5d, 6d, 11d and Aerea 6d, €1,025
95.00 
 
460 **   159a

Trieste (Zone A)

1952, Armed Forces Day, inverted black overprint "AMG FTT" on 60L black and blue, right sheet margin single, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #159a, €3,200
475.00 
 
461  Q1-12

Parcel Post stamps

1947-48, Italian Parcel Post stamps, two-line black overprint "A.M.G. F.T.T.", 1L-500L, complete set of 12, full/large part of OG, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. $1,201
240.00 
 
462 **   C6-11

Cyrenaica
Air Post stamps

1932, Arab on Camel and Airplane, 50c-5L, complete set in blocks of four, some with sheet margins, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone PA6-11, €800++
140.00 
 
463 **   81-87

Eritrea

1924, Elephant, blue or red overprint "Eritrea" over surcharges 2c/1b-1L/10a, complete set of seven, usual centering, full OG, NH and fine, Sassone #80-86, €275, Scott C.v. $200
70.00 
 
464 **/*   

Small Group

1933-34, Air Post issues for the Colonies: 50th Anniversary of Eritrea and 10th Anniversary of Fascism (both NH), King Victor Emmanuel II - issue for Cyrenaica (expertly regummed) and Colonies Exposition of Somalia and Tripolitania, postage and air post (NH or LH), mainly VF, Sassone C.v. is over €1,250
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140.00 
 
465 **   132-73, 154a-55a
1951-52, Korean War Participants, 500w green and 500w blue with multicolored flags, complete set of 44, including both Italy, occasional gum waves possible as always exists, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,150
Click here to see Part 2
350.00 
 
466 **   132-73, 154a-55a imp
1951-52, Korean War Participants, 500w green and 500w blue with multicolored flags, imperforated complete set of 44, including Italy without Crown, all are sheet or corner sheet margin examples, minimal paper waves possible on one or two stamps, no gum as produced or full OG, NH, VF and extremely rare in complete set
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2, 3, 4
1400.00 
 
467 **   186A-B var
1952, Sok Kul Am and Bool Gook Temple, 200w and 300w, complete set of two imperforated presentation souvenir sheets, litho printing on watermarked paper, no gum as issued, NH, VF, Mi Blocks 49-50, €2,500
475.00 
 
468 **   213-15 var
1955, 50th Anniversary of Rotary International, 20h-71h, complete set of three presentation souvenir sheets, printed on watermarked paper, no gum as produced, NH, VF, Mi Blocks 81-83, €1,800
350.00 
 
469 **   229-30 var
1956, Melbourne Olympic Games, 20h red orange, 55h green, complete set of two presentation sheets, nice condition, no gum as produced, NH, VF and scarce, only 1000 sheets were printed, Mi Blocks 100-01, €8,000
1400.00 
 
470 **   243-44 var
1957, ITU issue, 40h ultra and 55h green, imperforated presentation souvenir sheet of two, full OG, NH, VF, Mi Block 108, €1,200
200.00 
 
471 **   285a
1957, 10th Anniversary of the Republic, 20h gray and 40h dark carmine, imperforated souvenir sheet of two stamps, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $450
150.00 
 
472 **   C6-8 var

Air Post stamps

1952, Douglas C-47 and Ship, 1200wn, 1800wn and 4200wn, complete set of three presentation sheets, printed on watermarked paper, no gum as produced, NH, VF, Mi Blocks 54-56, €1,800
350.00 
 
473  29-32
1994, WWF - Endangered Species, 10t-40t, complete set of four perforated plate proofs, mounted on Goznak die sunk presentation cards, blue seal and official's signature, name of currency "t" (tyiyn) in front of denomination, perforation L12 1/2 instead of comb 12 1/2x12, perfect quality, VF and only a handful of such proofs had been produced, a common set is included
550.00 
 
474 **   

Modern Issues Collection

1992-2002, 182 stamps and 43 miniature and souvenir sheets, apparently complete for the period, post office fresh condition, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. is about $400
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
65.00 
 
475  901F var
1988, Chess Champions, Jose Raul Capablanca, 12k multicolored, top right corner sheet margin vertical pair with eye-catching perforation freak, CTO with full OG (NH), VF
95.00 
 
476 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
Click here to see Part 2
95.00 
 
477 **   

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
140.00 
 
478  60
1919, 1st Anniversary of Independence, imperforated plate proof of 10k in brown and rose (issued colors), horizontal pair printed on vertically laid paper, no gum as produced, NH, VF and very rare, according to the von Hofmann Cat. only 25 such proofs were produced
375.00 
 
479  61-63
1919, 1st Anniversary of Independence, imperforated plate proofs of 10k, 35k and 1r in horizontal pairs, printed on horizontally laid paper or on an old banknote, no gum as produced, NH, VF and very rare items from the Postal Archives
550.00 
 
480  64-66
1919, Warrior Slaying Dragon, 10k, 25k and 35k, imperforated plate proofs in horizontal pairs, first one with offset of red color on reverse, no gum as produced, NH, VF and very rare items from the Postal Archives
550.00 
 
481 **   76, 79 var
1920-21, Sun Design, 5k red and 40k lilac, two vertical gutter tete-beche pairs with inscription on gutter, the last one with fold along the gutter, full OG, NH, VF
70.00 
 
482 **   111-12
1922, Coat of Arms, 50r dark brown and pale brown, 100r blue and pale blue, watermark LIGAT, blocks of four, first one slightly folded along horizontal perforation, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiples, C.v. $560++
190.00 
 
483  

Valuable Group of Watermark Varieties

1921-36, 59 mostly mint stamps (one - CTO), representing ten different sets, showing various swastika watermark positions - upright, sideways, reversed and sideways reversed, as well as seven stamps with "LIGAT" watermark, fresh condition overall, full/large part of OG, mostly VF
Click here to see Part 2, Click here to see Part 3
240.00 
 
484 Mi I B, II A

Eleja (Elley)

1919, red lilac overprint "Pastmarka" on Latvian revenue stamps of 15k orange and 30k green, complete set of two used on individual pieces, manuscript date stamp, usual narrow margins, fine, each one with expert's hs on reverse
70.00 
 
485 **/*   2N12-22

West Army (General Bermondt-Avalov)

1919, black overprint "3. A." and Russian Orthodox Cross on Sun Design and Riga Liberation issues, complete set of 11, full OG, NH or hinged, VF, most stamps with expert's hs on reverse, C.v. $243
70.00 
 
486 **/*   2N23-36, 2N27a
1919, black surcharges "L. P." and new denominations on 11 perforated and 3 imperforated stamps, complete set of 14 and inverted surcharge 70k on 15k, full OG, NH (4) or LH/hinged, mostly VF, C.v. $540
140.00 
 
487  2N23/36
1919, black surcharges "L. P." and new denominations, group of 37 values, including seven blocks of four, all cancelled by Jelgava date stamp, fresh and VF, C.v. $573++
140.00 
 
488  101-13
1906, President Barclay, Animals, Birds, Flag, Mercury, the Perkins Bacon Co. imperforated plate proofs, complete set of 13, and in addition proof of 2c in slightly different colors, each item is in block of nine, mounted and framed on presentation cards, size 145x145mm, each one is numbered at the bottom, insignificant mostly reversal toning, still fresh and generally VF, one of a few complete sets of multiples possible
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
1400.00 
 
489 **/*   C18/26

Air Post stamps

1941, First Flight Liberia - USA, black surcharges 50c on 4c, 5c, 10c and 30c (last one is NH), overprints on 50c (NH) and 1r (LH), full OG, VF, each one with Sanabria or J. Stolow guarantee hs, C.v. $470 as hinged
95.00 
 
490  O23 var

Official stamps

1894, Hippopotamus, red overprint in capital letters "O S" on $1 ultra and black, this overprint in green or black had been used for $2 and $5 of the set respectively, full OG, LH, VF, expertized by L. Miro
95.00 
 
491 **   115
1934, VADUZ Agriculture Exposition, 5fr brown, souvenir sheet, appropriate size and completely flawless, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $2,250
700.00 
 
492 **/* P  38/57 var

Proofs and Errors of the Berlin Issues

1919, Coat of Arms, 3auk in pair and a single of 5auk, imperforated proofs of the 2nd issue; 50sk in vertical strip of four, imperforated horizontally, 75sk perforated pair and imperforated strip of four with inverted and shifted center, all from the 4th issue, full OG (proofs no gum as produced), mainly NH, F/VF
140.00 
 
493  207
1923, Lithuanian Cross, 25c deep blue, printed on paper with watermark Intersecting Diamonds, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $750
140.00 
 
494 */U   

Nice Collection on Schaubek Hingeless Pages

1918-96, 770 mostly mint stamps and 10 souvenir sheets, starting with 2nd Vilnius issue, some Berlin issues, definitive sets, including postage, semi-postal and air post material, among better Postal Doves w/o watermark (#C34 and #CB3), Lituanica II and Vaitkus overprints, fresh quality overall, full OG, NH (some early and all modern issues), LH/hinged or used, F/VF, C.v. is over $2,500
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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
475.00 
 
495  
1991, Endangered Species, 1000r multicolored, complete set of six plate proofs with control angles at corners, printed on thick glazed paper, cut from composite proof sheetlet of six, each one with black overprint "Prueba"(Proof) on reverse, no gum as produced, NH, VF and very rare, reportedly only 45 sets were sold, the only uncut sheet retained in the Mexican Postal Museum
275.00 
 
496  Sanabria #14

Air Post stamps

1929, Eagle, imperforated proof of 25c in green and brown, horizontal pair, nice four-side margins, full OG, hinged, VF and scarce, only 50 stamps were produced, C.v. $600 (1966)
475.00 
 
497  C141
1944, Symbol of Flight, set of three essays of not approved design for 50c in various color combinations, all are in blocks of four with perfin "Muestra" (Specimen), full OG, NH, VF
Click here to see the backside
190.00 
 
498  O193a

Official stamps

1927, inverted black overprint "Oficial" on Post Office 5p green and black, full OG, previously hinged, VF, MEPSI certificate, the stamp is listed, but has no price in Scott Cat.
140.00 
 
499 **   137/40, var
1937-38, surcharges on Postage Due stamps, block of four 40(c)/60c red, bottom right stamp with small "0", horizontal pair 65(c)/1fr blue, left stamp with wide "6", horizontal pair 85(c)/1fr blue, right stamps with spaced"8" and "5" varieties, full OG, NH, VF, Dallay #155/58, a, €631++
95.00 
 
500  1
1924, Scepter of Indra, 1c multicolored on beige paper, perforation 13 1/2, bottom right corner sheet margin horizontal strip of four with perfin "Obrazets" (Specimen), full OG, NH, VF and very rare, especially without invalidating perforation
275.00 
 
501  2
1924, Scepter of Indra, 2c multicolored on olive green paper, perforation 10, left sheet margin block of eight (4x2), perfin "Obrazets" and invalidating perforation, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
275.00 
 
502  4
1924, Scepter of Indra, 10c multicolored on gray blue paper, perforation 13 1/2, top right corner sheet margin horizontal strip of four, perfin "Obrazets" and invalidating perforation across the design, full OG, NH, VF and scarce
200.00 
 
503 **   175a
1959, Mongolian Language Congress, 40m multicolored, top right corner sheet margin horizontal pair, imperforated vertically between stamps and on the right, full OG, NH, VF
140.00 
 
504 **   181 var
1959, Congress of Rural Economy, 30m green, left sheet margin single, imperforated on the left, full OG, NH, VF
95.00 
 
505 **   403 fn
1955, Pope Pius issue, complete unissued set of 12, designed and produced by Jeffries Banknote Co., CA, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF
70.00 
 
506    
1844, entire free-frank letter with enquiry from Commander of 4th Artillery Brigade located in suburb of Warsaw to Tambov Gubernia Nobility, red Warsaw ds, military wax seal, VF
Click here to see the unfolded inside part of the letter
95.00 
 
507    
1854, stampless entire letter from Warsaw to Paris, tied by red Warsaw postmark, delivered with TPO "Breslau - Berlin", all appropriate markings and Paris arrival ds, VF
90.00