Lots 451 - 468, Catalogue of Auction #24 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
451    
1784, stampless entire wrapper from Riga to Amsterdam, bearing boxed Riga canc, sealed with wax, F/VF and scarce XVIII century mailing
200.00
452    111, 118
1923, money letter from Riga to Germany, franked with 50r dark brown and pale brown, and 10s rose red, sealed with wax, postmarked on arrival, VF and scarce "ruble-lat" franking
150.00
453  113-31
1923-25, Coat of Arms and Stars, lat denominations, cplt set of 17, fresh, LH, F/VF, C.v. $167.85
 
80.00
454    
1931, International money order from Riga to Paris, franked with two regular stamps, upon arrival uprated with French 75c rose lilac, backstamped, VF and scarce mixed franking mailing
100.00
455  164-67
1932, Riga Exhibition, ovpt issue, imperf archival plate proofs in issued colors, cplt set in horiz pairs, nice margins all around, no gum as issued, VF and rare, reportedly only 40 imperf sets were produced
750.00
456  184-92
1937, President K. Ulmanis, imperf archival plate proofs in issued colors, cplt set of 9, very fresh, no gum as issued, VF and rare, reportedly only 40 imperf sets were produced
750.00
457    2N47/51
1940, registered cover from Riga to Zurich, franked with seven stamps, including six Latvian regular values, and Soviet 80k carmine, postmarked on arrival, VF
150.00
458    
1940, registered cover from Riga to Bern, franked altogether with seven stamps, including five Latvian and two Soviet Union adhesives, arrival ds, VF
150.00
459    
1941, registered cover from Riga to Zurich, franked with five stamps, including four Latvian and one Soviet Union values, arrival ds, VF
150.00
460  B1-4

Semi - Postal issues

1920, Mercy and Wounded Soldier, imperf plate proofs of frames in dark gray, cplt set of 4, printed on chalk-surfaced thin cards, fresh, no gum as issued, VF, H. von Hoffman certificate
400.00
461  B1-4
1920, Mercy and Wounded Soldier, imperf plate proofs of frames in black, cplt set of 4, printed on chalk-surfaced thin cards, fresh, no gum as issued, VF, H. von Hoffman certificate
400.00
462  B1-4
1920, Mercy and Wounded Soldier, imperf plate proofs of centers in red, cplt set of 4, printed on chalk-surfaced thin cards, fresh, no gum as issued, VF, H. von Hoffman certificate
400.00
463    B46-50
1929, Z.A. Meierovics, cplt set of 5 used on registered cover from Riga to Jelgava, tied with Riga "24.VIII.29" cds, arrival marking on the back, VF
75.00
464 **   CB21a-24a

Air Post Semi - Postal stamps

1933, planes and dirigible, imperf cplt set in blocks of 4, three of which with sheet margins, block of 12s with tiny scissors separation between stamps, otherwise post office fresh, NH, VF and scarce multiples, Mi #228-31B, C.v. $1,260 as singles
750.00
465 SB   200a-205a

Stamp Booklet

1938, 20th Anniversary of the Republic, 2.02Ls unexploded booklet, bearing panes of 2 or 4 stamps separated by interleaves, fresh, VF
200.00
466    2N31

Russian West Army issues for Latvia

1919, registered cover sent locally in Jelgawa, franked with surch 2r on 50k violet and green, boxed registered marking is alongside, VF, signed Mikulski
300.00
467    

Latvian Postal Money Orders and Parcel Cards Collection

1920-38, 67 items arranged and clearly described on exhibition pages housed in a binder, most of the internal and 5 external usages, various franking, origin and arrival markings. Excellent collection for study or further expansion, VF, ex- J. Rau
500.00
468    

Latvian Advertising Slogan Exhibition Style Collection

1936-40, 62 items mounted on well-described pages and placed in a binder. Each mailing has violet boxed advertising cachet. The collection includes a few very rare such markings, which were in use for a short time period only. In addition the collection contains 7 items bearing cachet used out of an official period. Clean and VF, great lot for a connoisseur, ex- J. Rau
1500.00