Lots 117 - 124, Catalogue of Auction #28 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
117  1
1879, Coat of Arms, 5c black and orange, perfect colors and intact perforation, full OG, VLH, VF, expertized by P.V. Karaivanoff, Mi #1, ?200
118  1, 3-5
1879, Coat of Arms, set of 4, less 10c, all are neatly cancelled, very fresh and nice stamps, F/VF, Mi #1, 3-5, ?330
119  8
1881, Coat of Arms, 10s black and green, fresh, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF, Mi #8, ?220
120 */(*)   21B-22
1885, litho surcharges on the Coat of Arms, complete set of 4, very fresh, unused (no gum) or hinged (#21C), VF, Mi #21II-24II, ?1,000
121  41-42 var
1896, Coat of Arms, 2Lv rose and 3Lv black and buff, imperforated complete set of 2 in horizontal pairs, nice balanced margins and fresh colors, full OG, previously hinged, VF and very rare, Mi #44U-45U, ?1,600++
122 **   101a
1912, Tsar Ferdinand, 5s pale green instead of dark olive color var, perfectly centered, NH, VF and extremely rare undervalued stamp, signed by P. Karaivanoff, with a copy of his certificate for block of 4, the stamp is originated from the top right corner. The certificate stating: "the emission of this very rare variety was 500 stamps, of which were saved mint only 40...". Mi #90F, ?1,100 as hinged
123    27

Eastern Rumelia

1885, blue overprint (type b) on 5pa lilac and pale lilac, used on pre-printed reply postcard (reply portion is attached) in Philippole (Plovdiv), blue bilingual ds, address is partly erased, still VF, signed V. Karaivanoff
124    28
1885, blue overprint (type b) on 10pa green and pale green, used on pre-printed postcard from Philippole (Plovdiv) to Vienna, tied with circular straight lines cancel, bilingual ds, Vienna arrival marking, VF and scarce