Lots 540 - 558, Catalogue of Auction #24 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
540    17, 22
1919, Kaunas issue, two stamps used on cover from Kaunas to Berlin, boxed German censorship marking, stamp of 20sk is defected, the cover was roughly opened, still F/VF
541 **   17 var
1919, Kaunas second issue, 40sk black, imperf cplt sheet of 20 stamps with DOUBLE IMPRESSION, sheet margins on the right and at the bottom, different plate varieties, no gum as issued, VF and very rare
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542  38
1919, Coat of Arms, imperf plate proof of 3auk in orange brown and rose, printed on yellowish paper, horiz pair, center is doubled, inverted and misplaced, fresh, no gum as issued, VF
543  119C
1922, League of Nations' Recognition of Lithuania, 10auk in dark blue and dark gray, color var, full OG, previously hinged, VF
544 **   176-88
1923, Klaipeda issue, cplt set of 13 stamps, NH, F/VF, Mi #196-208
545 **   176-88
1923, Klaipeda issue, cplt set of 13, blocks of 4, NH, F/VF, Mi #196-208
546  210
1927, Lithuanian Cross, engraved perf proof in green, value tablet blank, Scott stamp design A31, printed on thick gummed paper, pencil notation on reverse, full OG, NH, VF
547  210
1927, Lithuanian Cross, engraved imperf sunken die proof of 2c in ochre, complete sheet of 16, printed on thin wove paper with thickened borders, no gum as issued, VF and rare
548  259 fn
1935, "Lithuanica II" Flight New York - Kaunas, red ovpt on 50c gray black and olive, right sheet margin imperf copy, fresh, full OG, VLH, VF, expertized by Mikulski, Mi #404 fn
549 **   277C-K
1933, Mother and Child, perf cplt set of 8, blocks of 4, NH, VF, Mi #364A-71A, ?120
550 **   278-82
1933-34, Lithuanian Cross and Ruins, wmk "Multiple Letters", cplt set of 5, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #380-84, ?220
551 **   309a,b
1939, 20th Anniversary of Independence, perf and imperf s.s. of 2, post office fresh, NH, VF, Mi Bl #1A,B, ?102
552 **/*   B20 var

Semi - Postal issues

1926, For War Invalids, inverted gold surch 5 + 5c over 10c +10c violet, block of 4, very fresh and nicely centered, two top stamps are VLH, two bottom ones are NH, VF and scarce multiple, each stamp signed Lissiuk, Mi #249Y inv
553 **/*   B32a
1926, For War Orphans, inverted gold surch 2 + 2c over 5c +5c pale green, block of 4, perfect centering and very fresh, UL stamp with small natural inclusion, two top stamps are VLH, two bottom ones - NH, VF and scarce multiple, each stamp signed Lissiuk, Mi #259 inv
554 **/*   B52-54 imp
1939, Basketball Championships, imperf cplt set of 3, horiz pairs, all with right sheet margins, very fresh, NH or LH, VF, C.v. $525++
555 **   C5 var

Air Post stamps

1921, Airplane over Neman River, 1auk green and red, LR corner margin block of 4, imperf between right stamps and margin, NH, VF
556  C39c
1926, Swallow, 60c blue and black, inverted center, left sheet margin block of 4, fresh, full OG, LH, VF and scarce multiple, C.v. $900++
557 **/*   C47-54, imp
1932, planes, map, castles and views, perf and imperf cplt sets of 8, triangle blocks of 4, fresh, full OG, NH or LH, VF, Mi #324-31A,B, ?360++
558  C84 fn
1935, F. Vaitkus' Flight to New York, diagonal litho ovpt on 40c deep rose and blue, fresh, very light trace of hinge, VF, and scarce, expertized, C.v. $300