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Lots 539 - 547,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #74, July 21, 2017. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
539 **   186A-B var
1952, Sok Kul Am and Bool Gook Temple, 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
540 **   213-15
1955, 50th Anniversary of Rotary International, complete set of three presentation souvenir sheets, printed on watermarked paper, no gum as produced, NH, VF, Mi Blocks 81-83, 1,800
541 **   229-30
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 1,000 sheets were produced, Mi Blocks 100-01, 8,000
542 **   243-44 var
1957, ITU issue, imperforated presentation souvenir sheet of two, full OG, NH, VF, Mi Block 108, 1,200
543 **   285a
1957, 10th Anniversary of the Republic, imperforated souvenir sheet of two stamps, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $500
544  B24-28 imp

Semi - Postal issues

1925, Tercentenary of Liepaja, 6s (12s)-50s(60s), imperforated complete set of five, balanced margin all around, 6s and 50s with part of Pactien Ligat Mills watermark, full OG, mostly LH, VF, C.v. $500++
545 */U   

Powerful Collection in Large Brown Stockbook

1918-41, about 1350 mint and used stamps, starting with Sun design printed on map and various papers, continues with Warrior and Mercy issues, commemorative and definitive sets, postage, semi-postal and air post material, Home Guards perforated and imperforated sets, genuine "Latvia-Africa" Flight, then back-of the-book with railway stamps and West Army issues, generally nice quality material, full/large part of OG, mostly VF, high C.v.

Valuable Group of Watermark Varieties

1921-36, 59 mostly mint stamps (one - CTO), forming ten different sets, representing various 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
547 **/*   C37a, d

Air Post stamps

1929-30, blue surcharge 50c on 75c brown orange, two stamps with Airplane inverted or doubled, full OG, NH or LH, VF, SG #152b, d, 340 as hinged