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Lots 584 - 610,
Catalogue of Stamp Auction #75, November 17, 2017. Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Net Price
584 **   1047/193

Selection of "N" Numbers on Stockpages

1970, Opera, Table Tennis Championships, Albania, Physical Culture, Freighters, Ballet and etc., ten different complete issues, the total is 42 stamps, post office fresh quality, full OG or no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. is about $1,200
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585 **   1108-13
1973, Giant Pandas, 4f-43f, complete set of six, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $192
586 **   1383a
1978, National Science Conference, souvenir sheet of three with simulated perforation, nice and fresh, no gum as issued, NH, VF, C.v. $400
587  10-13
1899, Coat of Arms, complete set of four, printed on horizontally laid paper, neat Rethymnon cancellation, 1m blue cancelled on a piece, fresh and VF, C.v. $304
588  10E-12E
1899, Coat of Arms, set of three printed on wove paper, full OG or no gum as produced, VF, C.v. $176
589 **/*   46a
1899, Poseidon's Trident with Stars, 1gr violet, block of four without control markings, imperforated vertically between stamps, full OG, NH or LH (top stamps), VF, C.v. $500 as hinged
590  80
1905, Zeus as Bull Abducting Europa, imperforated composite proof of 1d in light blue and black, central design is affixed over, printed on medium thick paper, no gum as produced, VF, P. Holcombe certificate stated:"This issue colour proof without perforation is very scarce, a few are known"
591 (*)   2527 var
1984, Los Angeles Olympic Games, 1k multicolored, unissued stamp due to boycott of the Games by Communist countries, minor usual corner flaws, unused, no gum as always exists, VF and rare, vast majority of these stamps were destroyed, J. Majer certificate, Yvert #2600 var, 7,500
592    9
1850, Ceres 1fr carmine, nice four-side margins, used on entire letter from Marseille to Lyon, diamond-grille cancellation and all appropriate markings, VF, D. Brandon certificate, Yvert #6, 1,600
593 **   113 var
1900, Liberty, Equality, Fraternity 5c green, top left corner margin single, imperforated at the top due to foldover, full OG, NH (hinged on margin far away from the stamp), VF and a spectacular error
594    446, 458 imp
1944, Marshal Petain 4f bright ultra, Mercury 50c light greenish blue, two imperforated singles (the first one is not listed in Yvert) used on registered cover in Paris, all appropriate markings, VF, Yvert #522 var, 549a
595 **   

Air Post stamps

1920, black overprint "Meeting Aeronautique. De Buc. October 1920." on Georges Guynemer multicolored air post label, bottom sheet margin plate No. block of four, perfectly centered, minor marginal separation, full OG, NH, VF, Dallay C.v. 240++
596    139, C19

French Morocco
Zeppelin Flight

June 3-6, 1933, 2nd South America Flight registered cover from Casablanca to Brasil, franked by four values, tied by "31.5.33" Casablanca ds, Barcelona boxed transit marking "2.JUN.33", Spanish confirmation cachet in violet, Pernambuco "6.VI.33" arrival postmark, VF and scarce, only a few Morocco items were carried by direct flight through Barcelona (without German connection and confirmation), mentioned, but not priced either in Sieger or Michel Cat.
597 */U   

Assemblage of Local Post issues

1891 -99, 36 mostly mint stamps, representing issues of Mazagan in Morocco, Tanger in Fez, Mazagan in Marrakesh, Tanger in Arzila and etc., in addition 16 stamps of Spanish Tanger, minor flaws should be expected, collectible quality unit, F/VF, Dallay C.v. is about 1,600
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598    148-53 var


1937, Paris International Exposition, complete set of six, the high value without inscription "Guadeloupe", used on registered cover addressed to Iles Saintes, postmarked on arrival, VF
599 **   209 var

Saint Pierre and Miquelon

1941, inverted black overprint "France Libre/F. N. F. L." on Fishing Steamer of 40c deep blue and dark brown, full OG, NH, VF and scarce, expert's pencil sign, Yvert #237A, 2,100
600 **   150-51 var


1941, black surcharge 1f on 1.25f carmine and on 1.40f lilac, two sheet margin horizontal pairs, left stamp of each pair without surcharge, full OG, NH, VF, Dallay #227c-28d, 1,150
601 **/*   

Selection of Better Postage, Semi-Postal and Air Post Stamps with Varieties

1915-59, over one hundred mostly mint stamps (one nicely cancelled block of #C2), highlights included #B1-13, B20-36, B54-73 x2, C17-20 x2and etc., generally nice condition with just a few insignificant flaws mentioned, full/large part of OG, NH or previously hinged, F/VF, C.v. is about $1,550
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2, 3, 4
602 **   

Group of Errors

1949-80, 21 mint never hinged stamps and nine proofs, representing wrong date of overprint on Mali stamp, different overprint types on Mauritania, red instead of black overprints on Niger, fresh quality, full OG, NH, VF
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603 **   

Collection of Imperforated issues

1959-85, 209 mint never hinged stamps, five souvenir sheets and one epreuve de luxe, representing issues of 16 different countries, nice range of various topical material, some items individually priced over $50, nice quality, full OG, NH, VF and high potential unit, which great for a retailer
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2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
604 **/*   7, var
1919, St. George, 10k blue, imperforated block of nine, central stamp is placed sideways, full OG, NH or hinged, VF
605 **   9, var
1919, St. George, 50k emerald, top sheet margin imperforated block of six, bottom left stamp with misplaced central design, usual paper wrinkle, error stamp did not affect, full OG, NH, VF
606 **/*   11, var
1919, St. George, 70k claret, imperforated block of four, bottom right stamp is inverted and forming tete-beche pair, full OG, NH or LH (top stamps), VF
607 **/*   16, var
1920, Queen Thamar, 2r red brown, imperforated block of four, bottom right stamp with inverted denomination and country name at the top, full OG, NH or LH (top stamps), VF
608 **   17, var
1920, Queen Thamar, 3r dark blue, imperforated block of four, bottom right stamp with inverted "5" instead of "3" in denomination, full OG, NH (3 including error) or LH, VF
609 **   18, var
1920, Queen Thamar, 5r orange, right sheet margin imperforated block of four, bottom right stamp with "sleeping Thamar" variety, full OG, NH (hinged on margin), VF
610 **   1-6, 13-15 var

Consular Post in Constantinople

1921, surcharges in red, blue or black on National and Queen Thamar issues, perforated complete set of 14, full OG, NH, VF