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Lots 56 - 107,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #79, September 14, 2018. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
Ph
Curr.$
Bid
56 **   2567c
1991. Jan E. Matzeliger, 29c multicolored, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate, C.v. $275
95.00 
 
57  2718aPb
1992, Christmas Toys, imperforated proof of se-tenant block of four with stamps transposed horizontally, plate No.A111111, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,000
275.00 
 
58 **   2759b
1993, Horse Races, (29c) multicolored, top left corner sheet margin Plate No. se-tenant block of four, black engraved color omitted, full OG, NH, VF, a common plate No. block is included, C.v. $500, which is significantly undervalued
240.00 
 
59 **   2872e
1994, Christmas, Stocking, 29c multicolored, right sheet margin plate No. block of four contains two vertical pairs imperforated between stamps, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $250
95.00 
 
60 **   2875b
1994, Bureau of Engraving and Printing, $2 blue, pane of four, double impression of the dark brown lettering panel, full OG, NH, VF and rare, only a few known, PSE certificate, C.v. $1,200
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700.00 
 
61 **   2875c
1994, Bureau of Engraving and Printing, $2 blue, pane of four, tagging omitted, double impression of the dark brown lettering panel, full OG, NH, VF and rare, PSE certificate, C.v. $1,100
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700.00 
 
62 **   2965b
1995, Recreational Sports issue, 32c multicolored, three- side margin vertical imperforated se-tenant strip of five, plate No.B1111, perfect condition, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,750
650.00 
 
63 **   2965c
1995, Recreational Sports issue, 32c multicolored, three- side margin vertical se-tenant strip of five with omitted yellow color, plate No.B111 (no yellow "1"), full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,600
550.00 
 
64 **   2965d
1995, Recreational Sports issue, 32c multicolored, three- side margin vertical se-tenant strip of five with yellow, blue and magenta omitted, plate No.B1 (no respective colored "1"), full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,600
550.00 
 
65 **   3007d
1995, Christmas, Santa Claus and Kids, 32c multicolored, imperforated bottom sheet margin se-tenant block of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $325
130.00 
 
66 **   3068u
1996, Atlanta Summer Olympic Games, 32c multicolored, imperforated se-tenant pane of 20, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $750
300.00 
 
67 **   3269 fn
1998, Uncle Sam's Hat, "H" non-denominated stamp inscribed "Postcard Rate", full OG, NH, VF, copy of PSE certificate for block of four is included, that is lower right stamp, C.v. $2,500
1100.00 
 
68 **   3363d
1999, Christmas, Deer, 33c gold with background in red, blue, violet and green, self-adhesive pane of 20, die cutting omitted, backing paper intact, fresh and VF, C.v. $500, which is undervalued
275.00 
 
69 **   3557a
2002, Langston Hughes, 34c multicolored, self-adhesive stamp with die cutting omitted, top left corner sheet margin horizontal pair, plate No. B11111 at the top margin, NH, VF, C.v. $850
240.00 
 
70 **   3559a
2002, Year of the Horse, 34c multicolored, self-adhesive stamp, right sheet margin horizontal strip of three with die cutting omitted vertically, originated from a pane with plate No.B11111 with empty space from another strip at the bottom, backing paper is intact, fresh, VF and very rare, PF certificate for a block of six, C.v. $5,000
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1900.00 
 
71 **   3895m
2005, Chinese New Year of 1992-2004, 37c multicolored, complete double-sided pane of 24, misregistered die cutting on reverse side causing imperforated top row of three stamps and freak bisected stamps on three other rows, NH, VF and rare, APEX certificate, C.v. $1,100
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475.00 
 
72 **   5036b
2016, Love, (49c) multicolored, self-adhesive stamp with die cutting omitted, three-side margin plate No.B11111 block of ten (top part of a pane of 20), backing paper intact, fresh and VF, prorated C.v. $250
95.00 
 
73 **   C3

Air Post stamps

1918, Curtiss Jenny, 24c carmine rose and blue, central line block of four, full OG, NH and fine, C.v. $520 as four singles
140.00 
 
74 **   C6
1923, De Havilland Biplane, 24c carmine, bottom sheet margin block of four, full OG, NH, F/VF, C.v. $520 as four singles
140.00 
 
75 **   C13-15
1930, Zeppelin issue, 65c-$2.60, complete set of three, absolutely perfect full original gum, NH, F/VF (the high value has great centering), C.v. $1,750
750.00 
 
76 **   C125b
1989, 20th UPU Congress, Futuristic Mail Delivery, (45c) multicolored, bottom right corner sheet margin (ZIP) se-tenant block of four, blue engraved color (USA and denomination) omitted, full OG, NH, VF, a common block is added for comparison, C.v. $550
190.00 
 
77 **   O91

Official stamps
War Department

1873, General Winfield Scott, 24c rose, horizontal pair, perfect quality and centering, full OG, NH, VF or better, C.v. $380++
240.00 
 
78 **   O135a

Official Mail

1983, Coat of Arms, 20c red, blue and black, coil stamp, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,000
325.00 
 
79 **   O148 imp
1991, Coat of Arms, 23c red, blue and black, horizontal imperforated pair, full OG, NH, VF, according to Scott this pair is from printer's waste
70.00 
 
80 **   136L4

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

1849, Zachary Taylor, (2c) red, complete sheet of 25, stone 4, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF, PF certificate, C.v. $600 as hinged
275.00 
 
81 **   81

Canal Zone

1924, Lincoln Memorial, black two-line overprint "Canal Zone" on $1 violet brown, top right corner margin block of four, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,600 as four singles
475.00 
 
82 **   241-50 var

Philippines
Official stamps

1906, Great Personalities, black overprint "O B" on Philippine definitive set of 1906,2c-30c, complete set of ten, full OG (two stamps with small spots of gum skip), F/VF
110.00 
 
83 **   241-50 var
1906, Great Personalities, red overprint "O B" on Philippine definitive set of 1906, 2c-30c, complete set in blocks of four, 6c and 10c with natural straight edge at left or right, usual centering, full OG, NH, mainly fine and extremely rare multiples, this set is mentioned, but not priced in Scott
950.00 
 
84  17c

Ryukyu Islands

1952, black surcharge 100y on 2y rose violet, Kai Tei characters in 9/9-point type, center "0" in wrong font and dropped (position 42), nice and choice, full OG, VLH, VF and very scarce, APEX certificate, C.v. $4,000 for **
950.00 
 
85 **   90 var
1961, White Silver Temple, 5c red brown, three side margin horizontal strip of four (bottom part of a sheet), imperforated on the right, full OG, NH, VF and rare
160.00 
 
86 **   C15 var

Air Post stamps

1959, Heavenly Maiden, light ultra surcharge 14c on 20y rose carmine, basic stamp with extra spur on the right side of the second character variety (position 49), full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $125
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70.00 
 
87 **   R17-28

Revenue stamps

1959-69, Map and Buildings, 1c-$10, complete set of 12, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,287
375.00 
 
88 **   38, d

United Nations

1955, 10th Anniversary of the United Nations, 3c-8c, two souvenir sheets of both printings and FDC, nice and fresh, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $163
45.00 
 
89    U1 var

Stationery items

1959, envelope 3c blue with additional surcharge of 1c in maroon, fresh, unused, VF and rare, this envelope have the similar surcharge, which were used for revaluating of air post stationery cards and mentioned in Scott after #UXC2
550.00 
 
90    UXC2 b, c
1959, Air Post card 4c with additional surcharge of 1c in maroon, three postcards - two with inverted surcharge in different positions and one with double surcharge (one inverted), fresh, unused, VF, these errors are listed, but have no price in Scott Cat., a common used card is enclosed
240.00 
 
91    2
1841, Queen Victoria, 2p blue, plate 1, balanced margin single, used on entire wrapper from Edinburgh to Kelso, black Maltese Cross cancellation, "Dec. 1. 1841" marking on reverse, sealed with wax, VF, SG #5, £2,750
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475.00 
 
92  96a
1883, Queen Victoria, 2s6p lilac, printed on blued paper, watermark Anchor, nice quality single, full OG with minor creasing at the top, which is mentioned for accuracy only, LH, VF, SG #175, £6,750, Scott C.v. $9,250, D. Brandon certificate
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1800.00 
 
93 **   108
1884, Queen Victoria, 5s rose, watermark Anchor, post office fresh, full OG, NH, F/VF, SG #180, £1,100 as hinged, expertized by Raybaudi, copy of D. Brandon certificate for a set of three
475.00 
 
94  108a
1884, Queen Victoria, 5s rose, printed on blued paper, watermark Anchor, perfectly centered and extremely fresh with full OG, previously hinged, VF and very scarce, SG #176, £18,000, Scott C.v. $18,750, expertized by Raybaudi and Sorani, D. Brandon certificate
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5500.00 
 
95  109b
1884, Queen Victoria, 10s ultramarine, printed on blued paper, watermark Anchor, very well centered and post office fresh, full OG, LH, VF and extremely rare in such condition, SG #177, £40,000, D. Brandon and S. Sorani certificates
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14000.00 
 
96  110
1884, Queen Victoria, £1 brown violet, watermark Three Imperial Crowns, nicely centered, postally used, flawless and VF, SG #185, £2,800, Scott C.v. $3,000
475.00 
 
97 **   185-86
1924, British Empire Exhibition, 1p scarlet and 1 1/2p brown, complete set in blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, SG #430/31, £100 as hinged singles
70.00 
 
98  209
1929, Postal Union Congress, £1 black, nicely centered with intact perforation, full original fresh gum, LH, VF, SG #438, £750
300.00 
 
99 **   286-89
1951, King George VI, Arms, HMS "Victory", 2s6p-£1, complete set of four, full OG, NH, VF, SG #509/12, £100
45.00 
 
100 **  SG 629 var
1961, Parliamentary Conference, 6p purple and gold, vertical transition strip of four, top stamp has gold almost completely omitted, while other ones omitted it partially in various degree, full OG, NH, VF, BPA certificate, a common block of six is added for comparison, spectacular and rare item
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1200.00 
 
101 **   64

Antigua

1922, King George V, £1 violet and black on red paper, watermark Multiple Crown CA, full OG, NH, F/VF, SG #61, £275 as hinged
200.00 
 
102 **   84-95
1938-51, King George VI, Airplane, Landscapes, 1/2p-£1, complete set of 12, full OG, NH, VF, SG #98/109, £130
65.00 
 
103 **  SG 11, c

Ascension

1924, King George V and Seal of the Colony, 1p deep blue green and gray black, bottom left corner margin horizontal pair, left stamp with Cleft Rock variety, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. £136 as hinged singles
90.00 
 
104 **  SG 18c var
1924, King George V and Seal of the Colony, 1s brown and gray black, precursor of Cleft Rock variety with additionally uneven line over Ascension, significantly broken shading of the central design, full OG, NH, F/VF and rare, C.v. £375 as hinged for "Cleft Rock" only
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240.00 
 
105 **   62-74
1956, Queen Elizabeth II, Birds, Sea Creatures, Maps, Landscapes, 1/2p-10s, complete set of 14, full OG, NH, VF, SG #57/69, £140
55.00 
 
106 **   218-21

Australia

1949-51, Coat of Arms, 5s-£2, complete set of four high values, full OG, NH, VF, SG #224a/d, £150
95.00 
 
107 **/*   99

Western Australia

1906, Swan, 6p bright violet, watermark W Crown A, block of four, fresh and nice, full OG, NH (bottom stamps) or hinged, VF, SG #115, £180 as hinged singles
110.00