Lots 474 - 525, Catalogue of Auction #24 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
474  33-49
1892-96, regular issue, cplt set of 17, each stamp with horiz or diagonal typo ovpt "Specimen", a few stamps with small usual flaws, generally fresh, several unused, the others with part of OG, F/VF
300.00
475  94
1903, Liberty, four trial color imperf proofs of 3c, printed on stamp paper in orange, black, brown and light blue, fresh, full OG or no gum as issued, VF
200.00
476  94
1903, Liberty, two plate proofs of 3c in rose and light blue, printed on chalk surfaced thin cards, fresh, no gum as issued, VF
100.00
477  103 imp
1906, Chimpanzee, 5c ultra and black, right sheet margin horiz imperf pair, large margins and choice, full OG, previously hinged, VF
80.00
478  105
1906, Agama, deep green proof of center only, imperf left sheet margin block of 4, wmk on margin, fresh, no gum as issued, VF
100.00
479  106
1906, Egret, three imperf trial color proofs of 20c, one is printed on rose lilac paper, two others - on white paper, different color combinations, full OG or no gum as issued, VF
150.00
480  110
1906, hippopotamus, imperf proof of 75c dark green and gray, printed on bluish green paper, block of nine, mounted on card, approximate size 142x148mm, endorsed with "PB 536", traces of previous mounts on the back of card, otherwise excellent condition, VF and possibly unique piece
1000.00
481  110
1906, hippopotamus, gray proof of center only, imperf bottom sheet margin block of 4, fresh, no gum as issued, VF
100.00
482  115-24
1909-12, President Barclay, palm tree, ship, flowers, and views, cplt set of ten imperf plate proofs in black, printed on stamp paper, fresh, no gum as issued, VF and quite rare
250.00
483 */(*)   116, 118-24 var
1909-12, President Barclay, flowers, and views, imperf set of 9, including #118 is in imperf tete-beche pair, fresh, full OG or no gum as issued, F/VF
150.00
484  116a
1909-12, President Barclay, 2c lake and black, center is inverted, full OG, previously hinged, VF, C.v. $70
50.00
485 **/*   127E var
1912, Commerce, red surch 3c on 10c black and ultra, imperf left sheet margin tete-beche block of 4, two stamps are NH, two - LH, VF
100.00
486  156, var
1915-16, gunboat, two stamps bearing surch 2cts on 5c ultra and black, first one with surch in red, the other one with surch in black, last one is not listed either in Scott or Michel Cat., both with full OG, previously hinged, VF
300.00
487  161, var
1917, red surch 5c on 30c deep violet, horiz pair, left stamp with missing "e" in "Five", VLH, VF and scarce, C.v. $180 as for stamps without var
150.00
488  163-75
1918, birds, animals and views, perf proofs in black, cplt set of 13, fresh, full OG, LH, F/VF
300.00
489  164
1918, palm civet, unadopted composite essay, fully handpainted, mounted on card, approximate size 70x118mm, produced by Perkins, Bacon Co, extremely fresh, VF and unique piece
1500.00
490  169 var
1918, traveler's tree, 25c dark green and green, right sheet margin triangle block of 4, missing perf between stamps on the left, favor canc, full OG, error is NH, VF, reportedly only 10 such errors known
100.00
491  177b/82b
1920, President Gibson and palm civet, lot of 13 stamps, bearing inverted, doubled, double inverted errors of surch, fresh, full OG, previously hinged or LH, F/VF
 
100.00
492  179e-g
1920, President Gibson, three stamps with various surch 5c on 10c orange and black, first one with violet typewriting, second one with black typewriting, the last one with black typewriting and black printing together, all are sheet margin copies, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF
150.00
493  253 var
1936, Vulture, inverted violet surch 12c on 30c red violet and black, full OG, previously hinged, VF
 
50.00
494  283
1942, Water Chevrotain, printer's proof in gray of center only, mounted on card, approximate size 86x75mm, endorsed at the bottom "Special V-83336. American Bank Note Company", traces of previous mounts on the back, still very fresh, VF
200.00
495  288
1942, Monkey, printer's proof in gray of center only, mounted on card, approximate size 127x102mm, endorsed at the bottom "Special V-83325. American Bank Note Company", fresh, VF and rare
300.00
496 **/*   B1, a

Semi - Postal issues

1915, Commerce, red surch 2c + 10c plum and black, sheet margin tete-beche pair, one stamp with doubled surch, full OG, error is NH, VF
 
50.00
497 **/*   B3, var
1918, Antelope, surch 2c + 1c green and black, top margin block of 4, right stamps with double surch of black color, two stamps are LH, two - NH, VF
100.00
498 **/*   B3, var
1918, Antelope, surch 2c + 1c green and black, left sheet margin block of 4, right stamps with red color strongly shifted to the left, two top stamps are hinged, two bottom ones - NH, VF
 
75.00
499  B3, var
1918, Antelope, surch 2c +1c green and black, horiz pair, left stamp with double black cross in surch, full OG, LH, VF
 
50.00
500 **   B3, var
1918, Antelope, surch 2c + 1c green and black, left sheet margin horiz strip of 3, the middle stamp without "Two Cents" in surcharge, nice centering, NH, VF
100.00
501 **   B3 imp
1918, Antelope, surch 2c +1c green and black, top sheet margin imperf block of 4, full OG, NH, VF
200.00
502 **/*   B3-4 var
1918, Antelope and Palm Civet, three stamps with various errors of surcharge, inverted, doubled, doubled and inverted, fresh, full OG, NH (1) or LH, VF
150.00
503 **   B4, var
1918, Palm Civet, surch 2c + 2c rose and black, right sheet margin block of 4, two top stamps with double surcharge, NH, VF
100.00
504  B4 var
1918, Palm Civet, surch 2c + 2c rose and black, vert pair with an interesting perf freak, LH, VF
75.00
505 **/*   B4 var
1918, Palm Civet, surch 2c + 2c rose and black, vert strip of 3, stamp is in the middle with double perf at four sides, NH(1) or LH, VF
100.00
506  B8 var
1918, Mercury, surch 2c + 20c claret and black, imperf bottom margin copy, surch without red color in the cross, fresh, previously hinged, VF
75.00
507  B13 var
1918, Coast Scene, inverted surch 2c + $1 yellow brown and blue, fresh, previously hinged, fine copy
 
50.00
508  C14 var

Air Post stamps

1941, Coast Line, 3c blue, erroneously overprinted in red with plane and "Air Mail", glazed gum on a few tips of perf on the right, full OG, previously hinged, VF, Sanabria guarantee marking
100.00
509 **   C70a, imp var
1952, UN World Health Conference, perf and imperf s.s. without serial numbers at the bottom, NH, VF
 
50.00
510  F10

Registration stamps

1903, President Gibson, inscribed "Buchanan", imperf plate proof of 10c violet and black, bottom margin block of 4, no gum as issued, VF
150.00
511  F12
1903, President Gibson, inscribed "Harper", imperf plate proof of 10c violet and black, printed on blue gray thin card, fresh, no gum as issued, VF
 
50.00
512  F13
1903, President Gibson, inscribed "Monrovia", imperf plate proof of 10c yellow and black, block of 4, printed on blue gray thin card, no gum as issued, VF
150.00
513  F13
1903, inscribed "Monrovia", three imperf plate proofs of frame only, colors: orange, violet and brown, no gum as issued, VF
100.00
514  F17-18
1919, Coast Scene 10c, two imperf values in tete-beche pairs, inscribed "Harper" and "Monrovia", fresh, LH or no gum as issued, VF
100.00
515  F18
1919, Coast Scene, inscribed "Monrovia", imperf proof pane of 10c violet and black, mirror impression, size 76x45mm, printer's markings at four sides, fresh, no gum as issued, VF and scarce
250.00
516  M3-4, M6-7

Military stamps

1916, lot of 12 overprinted stamps, including two sets of 2, and two var for each stamp: inverted second "F", and "F L F" instead of "L F F" in ovpt, full OG, hinged, F/VF
 
50.00
517  O43, a var

Official stamps

1903, Liberty, 3c green, imperf bottom margin block of 4, two bottom stamps with omitted ovpt, no gum as issued, VF and rare, just a few such errors recorded
200.00
518 **/*   O46 imp
1906, Elephant, 1c green and black, imperf complete sheet of 50 (5x10), light crease is affecting three stamp, clean and nice, hinged at the corners, full OG, mostly NH, VF and scarce multiple
1000.00
519 (*)   O46 imp var
1906, Elephant, 1c green and black, imperf block of 4, red ovpt is inverted on each stamp, short margin at the top, otherwise fresh, unused, no gum, fine
100.00
520 **/*   O59 var
1909-12, Palm Trees, 1c emerald and green, ovpt is omitted, imperf top margin block of 4, slightly uneven gum, two top stamps are LH, two bottom ones - NH, VF
150.00
521 **/*   O62 var
1909-12, Commerce, 10c black and ultra, imperf sheet margin tete-beche pair with repeated ovpt, NH or previously hinged, VF
75.00
522 (*)   O70 var
1910, Commerce, quadruple red surch 3c on 10c black and ultra, imperf tete-beche pair, fresh, unused, no gum, VF
75.00
523 **/*   O70 var
1910, Commerce, red surch 3c on 10c ultra and black, reversed colors, sheet margin tete-beche pair, NH or LH, VF
100.00
524 **   O87-88, O88a
1915-16, President Barclay and Gunboat, two strips of 10 and two strips of 5 (#O88a), bearing various types of surch, full OG, NH or LH (2 stamps), VF, C.v. $175
 
100.00
525 **   O107 var
1918, Mandingos, 75c carmine brown and black, ovpt is omitted, imperf top margin block of 4, usual uneven gum, LH on margin only, stamps are NH, VF
150.00