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Lots 444 - 507,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #80, December 14, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
444 **/*   II-X, var

French Legion (Frankreich)
Small Collection

1941, Courier Air Post, Front de L'Est and Legionaries, the last one in three sets with no labels, with labels at left and right, in addition the second issue of Azad Hind(No. VIIIA-X A) perforated single set and imperforated one in blocks of four, full OG, NH (only Courier Post is LH), VF, C.v. is about €500
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90.00 
 
445    

Germany and Occupation issues
Postal History Items and Commemorative Envelopes

1939-44, 32 postcards or envelopes, including 3 for Germany, stationery card for Sudetenland, 4 for Alsace, 4 for Lorraine, 8 for Luxembourg, post card for Memel, 5 for Ostland, cover for Serbia, 5 for Ukraine, including many complete issues of the districts, fresh condition overall, mostly VF, C.v. €800++
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15
95.00 
 
446 **   Q9

Parcel Post stamps

1930, Coat of Arms, 3k brown, typo printing, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $270
70.00 
 
447 **   C128 imp

Air Post stamps

1953, blue "London - Wembley" overprint on 2fo pale green and orange brown, nice margins imperforated single, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $300
65.00 
 
448 **   

Nice and Clean Collection

1933-71, 415 mint stamps and 64 souvenir or miniature sheets, perforated or imperforated issues, representing nice selection of different topical material, including many valuable items, practically perfect condition, full OG, NH (except #C26-34 is LH), mostly VF, C.v. $3,200
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16
375.00 
 
449 **   C19/29 imp

Air Post stamps

1949, Airplanes and Scenes, 10s-7 1/2r, imperforated set of ten values in sheet margin blocks of four, less 5r for completion of Vienna printing, full OG, NH, VF
140.00 
 
450 **   O7-12 imp

Official stamps

1948, People, Scenes, inscribed "Republik", Vienna issue with black overprint "Resmi", imperforated complete set of six in horizontal pairs, full OG, NH, VF
95.00 
 
451 **   436/1702

Mainly Blocks of Four Collection in a Stockbook

1956-97, 1200 mint stamps and 32 souvenir sheets, nice topical material, such as Animals, Airplanes, Birds, Flowers, Paintings, Red Cross, Sculpture and etc., nice quality unit, full OG, apparently all NH, VF, C.v. $1,500++
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
190.00 
 
452 **   477
1946, Family and Scales, 100L carmine lake, perforation 14, tiny natural paper inclusion at the top margin, still fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $400
95.00 
 
453 **   C48-49

Air Post stamps

1933, General Balbo Trans-Atlantic Flight issue, 5.25L+19.75L and 5.25L+44.75L, complete set of two triptychs in sheets of 20, the second one has some separation on the left, fresh quality unit without usual toning, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiples, Sassone #S1509, €17,625
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3250.00 
 
454    J10, J16

Postage Due stamps

1928, two stamps of 50c and 2L, uprated incoming Pioneer Flight Cover from Mexico-City to Rome via San Antonio (TX) and NYC, three-color flight label, violet boxed "T. L.2,50" and all appropriate markings, repaired tear did not affect the stamps, otherwise F/VF and scarce mixed franking cover, Sassone C.v. €425
95.00 
 
455 **   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
375.00 
 
456  Sassone #29

Occupation issues of the World War II
Corfu

1941, St. Demetrius' Church, 10d red brown, black overprint "Corfu", "key" value of the set, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. €500
70.00 
 
457  Sassone #7

Ionian Islands

1941, black overprint "Italia. Occupazione Militare. Italiana isole. Cefalonia e Itaca." on pair of air post stamps of 25d rose carmine, appropriate Argostolion "5.June.41" date stamp marking, fresh and VF, C.v. €600
90.00 
 
458 **   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
140.00 
 
459 **   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, Sassone S16, C.v. €350
70.00 
 
460 **   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
375.00 
 
461 **   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++
240.00 
 
462 **   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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130.00 
 
463 **   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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375.00 
 
464 **   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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1500.00 
 
465  46-50
1934, 2nd World Soccer Championships, 10c-10L, complete set of five, full OG, LH, VF, C.v. $290
55.00 
 
466 **   C6-11

Cyrenaica
Air Post stamps

1932, Arab on Camel and Airplane, 50c-5L, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone PA6-11, €800++
140.00 
 
467 **   22b-25a

Libya

1921, definitive issue, 5c-25c, four values with inverted centers, imprint sheet margin blocks of four, usual brownish full OG (no rust spots), NH, F/VF, Sassone #23c-26c, €3,350 as singles, C.v. $2,370++
475.00 
 
468 **   22c
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
275.00 
 
469 **   135-46

United Kingdom of Libya

1952, King Idris, 2m-500m, complete set of 12, blocks of four, high values with sheet margins, post office fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $580++
190.00 
 
470 **   1-7

Somalia

1903, Elephant and Lion, 1b-10a, complete set of seven, top right corner sheet margin blocks of four, one stamp of 10a with a pinhole (cheap stamp), fresh quality, full OG, NH, mostly VF and very scarce set of multiples, Sassone #1-7, €2,600++
475.00 
 
471  138-55
1932, Lighthouse, Historical Places, Animals, Birds, 5c- 25L, complete set of 18, perforation 12, nice condition, full OG, LH, mostly VF, Sassone #167-84, €1,800, Scott C.v. $1,519
400.00 
 
472  B38-51

Semi - Postal issues

1935, King Victor Emmanuel III, 5c +5c-25L+2.75L, complete set of 14, nice condition, full OG, LH, F/VF, Sassone #199-212, €450
85.00 
 
473 **   Q62 var

Parcel Post stamps

1950, 1s violet, right sheet margin example, imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF, Sassone #7a, €1,200
140.00 
 
474  
1914-29, two agitation labels of Jewish Labor Bund (one is diamond-shaped) and four receipts of donations from Leningrad and Odessa Jewish Committees, nice quality, mostly VF
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190.00 
 
475    
1941, stationery postcard 20k red, sent three days after German Occupation of Soviet Union (June 25, 1941) from Kishinev to Lipcani where large Jewish community was located (completely crushed by Nazis during the War),written in Hebrew, mostly VF and very scarce
95.00 
 
476  1-15
1922, Coat of Arms, Brown Bear, 5p-25m, complete set of 15, neatly arranged on page from a Collection, full OG, LH, VF, guaranteed genuine, C.v. $335
95.00 
 
477 **   160a-61a
1959, Soviet Space Rocket, 2ch dark violet on buff paper and 10ch blue on green paper, imperforated complete set of two, both with sheet margins, no gum as produced, NH, VF and rare, C.v. $500
140.00 
 
478 **   695, i
1966, Professor Kim Bong Han, 2ch-40ch, se-tenant block of eight and souvenir sheet of eight, first one with full OG, the last one has no gum as issued, both are NH, VF
95.00 
 
479 **   725 fn
1966, Anti-Japanese Fighters, unissued complete set of three, usual rough perforation, perfect quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $3,500
475.00 
 
480 **  Mi 1-3

North Korean Occupation of South Korea

1950, red circular overprint "Democratic Republic of Korea" on South Korean definitive stamps of 1949, set of three (only that values came to the market), nicely centered, full OG, NH, VF
95.00 
 
481 **   1/435

Collection on Stockpages

1952-83, 622 mint stamps, many in block of four and 37 souvenir sheets, well above average level of completion, a lot of various topical items, nice quality unit, full OG, NH, mostly VF, C.v. $1,200imperforated stamps not counted
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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
140.00 
 
482 **   55
1919, Rising Sun, 10k gray blue, complete tete-beche sheet of 200 (100+100) with vertical gutter in the middle, minor marginal flaws, full OG, NH, VF
95.00 
 
483 **   76 var
1920, Sun Design, 5k, two tete-beche blocks of four with horizontal inscribed gutter in the middle, first one in red, the other one in dark carmine, full OG, NH, VF
140.00 
 
484 **   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
90.00 
 
485 **   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, C.v. $200++
95.00 
 
486  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
375.00 
 
487 **   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
90.00 
 
488 **   C9-13

Air Post stamps

1933, "Latvia - Africa" Flight, black overprints or surcharges on the third Bleriot XI issue, complete set of five, three with sheet margins, full OG (three low values with creamy gum), NH, VF, each stamp with expert's hs on reverse, C.v. $800
240.00 
 
489  C9-13
1933, "Latvia - Africa" Flight, black overprints or surcharges on third Bleriot XI issue, complete set of five, each one with Talsi cancellation, VF, expert's hs on reverse, C.v. $1,290
240.00 
 
490 **   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
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70.00 
 
491 **   CB6-8, a
1932, Home Guards Fund, 10(20)s-25(50)s, two perforated and imperforated complete sets of three triangle stamps, two different positions of watermark, full OG, NH (one stamp is LH), VF, C.v. $300++
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90.00 
 
492    CB9a-13a
1933, Aviation Pioneers, 5s(25s) - 25s(1.25L), imperforated complete set of five, used on registered cover from Riga to Asari in 1938, all appropriate markings and arrival ds, VF
95.00 
 
493 **   CB18a-20a
1933, Wounded Aviators Fund, 3(53)s-35(135)s, two imperforated complete sets of three triangle stamps, two different positions of watermark, full OG, NH (one stamp is LH), VF, C.v. $250++
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95.00 
 
494 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, VF
90.00 
 
495 */U   

Neat Mainly Used Collection

1918-41, 515 stamps and two souvenir sheets, including nice range of Sun design issues, Riga Liberation on thin paper, beautiful semi- postal, air post and air post semi-postal stamps, representing Rainis Fund perforated and imperforated sets, various Bleriot XI issues and many more (imperforated block of six is a forgery), nice quality overall, F/VF, Mi C.v. €3,400++
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
375.00 
 
496    

Nice Postal History Selection

1926-41, 28 covers, cards and money orders, including four items bearing various complete sets, such as Home Guards, Latvian Aviators, Wounded Aviators and etc., seven items were mailed during Soviet Occupation of 1940 and one during German Occupation of 1941, nice and clean unit, VF
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13
275.00 
 
497  2N1/57

West Army and Other issues under Russian Occupation

1919-40, black overprints or surcharges of Russian Orthodox Cross on Sun Design, Riga Liberation and Russian Imperial stamps, as well as Soviet issue of 1940,the total of 50 mint stamps, missing only 10k of the second set, nice quality, full OG, mainly LH, VF, C.v. $1,200
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275.00 
 
498  C1-4

Air Post stamps

1938, Airplanes and Birds, Waterloo & Sons Specimens of 2c in orange and 3c in blue black, in addition 1c, 3c and 4c with black handstamped overprint "Specimen", full OG, mainly LH, VF
95.00 
 
499 **/*   C20/25, var
1941, First Flight "Liberia - U.S.", black surcharges 50c on 4c, 5c x2 (one with surcharge shifted to the right) and 30c, overprint on 50c, set of five values, full OG, NH (3) or LH, VF, each one expertized by F. Kessler and others, C.v. $420++
95.00 
 
500    C21/25
1942, set of four covers in commemoration of the First Flight "Liberia - U.S.", each one bearing surcharge of 50c on 5c, 10c, 30c or overprint on 50c, all with commemorative cancel, three with "Aviation History"pre-print, VF, nice group for a specialist, Postal Department Notice about these stamps is included
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95.00 
 
501 **/*   C30, var
1942, two stamps of 4c in yellow or orange with Bars overprint over black surcharge "First Flight. Liberia - U.S. 1941" 50c, first one has double bars overprint, which is very scarce, priced in Sanabria of 1966 for $150, the other one with bars shifted below of "1941", full OG, NH or VLH (double overprint), VF, both with Sanabria and F. Kessler guarantees
95.00 
 
502 **   C31, var
1942, black Bars overprint over First Flight surcharge 50c on 5c green, tete-beche block of four triangle stamps, left stamp with added bars, which are longer and thinner then original ones, pre-printing paper fold, nice full OG, NH, VF and very rare
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140.00 
 
503 **/*   C45, C46A, C50
1944, violet or black surcharges 10c on 2c in right sheet margin block of four, 30c on 1c in tete-beche pair, and $1 on 50c is a single, full or large part of OG (C46A), NH or LH/hinged, VF, each stamp with J. Stolow guarantee hs, C.v. $503
95.00 
 
504 **   C48, C50, var
1944-45, black surcharge 30c on 4c, a single and two tete-beche pairs, two diagonally placed surcharges and left stamp of horizontal tete-beche without obliterating overprint, in addition violet surcharge $1 on 50c in horizontal strip of three, central stamp with incorrectly placed bars obliterating value, full OG, NH, VF, all varieties with J. Stolow guarantee hs
95.00 
 
505 **/*   C48, var
1944, dark blue surcharge $1 on 3c olive green, block of four and a single, bottom right stamp of the block has surcharge "$.100", while a single with double surcharge, full OG, NH (block of four) or LH, VF and rare, a single with J. Stolow guarantee hs, Sanabria of 1966 priced the first error at $120 and the second one at $150
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190.00 
 
506  2
1918, First Vilnius issue, 15sk black, block of four with natural straight edges at the top and on the left, positions 1-2/6-7, neat Kaunas "29.1.19" cancellation, fresh and VF, C.v. $400++
180.00 
 
507  3-8
1918, Second Vilnius issue, 10sk-50sk, complete set of six, each cancelled on individual piece by Grodno Post Office marking, penciled stamp position numbers are shown, VF, C.v. $186++
110.00