Lots 344 - 355, Catalogue of Auction #28 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
344 **   1, var
1918, Coat of Arms, 5k carmine, printed on the back of a German military map, top right corner margin imperforated block of 32, showing different plate flaws, right vertical row of 4 stamps is printed on blank part of the map, very fresh, full OG, NH, VF and scarce multiple
200.00
345 **   63
1919, 1st Anniversary of Independence, 1r red and blue green, top margin block of 9, printed on the back of unfinished blue 5r banknotes, very fresh, full OG, LH at the top margin only, stamps are NH, VF
 
75.00
346    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 interesting "ruble-lat" franking
150.00
347    
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 item
100.00
348  164-67
1932, Riga Exhibition, overprinted issue, imperforated archival plate proofs in issued colors, complete set in horizontal pairs, nice margins all around, no gum as issued, VF and rare, reportedly only 40 imperf sets were produced
750.00
349  184-92
1937, President K. Ulmanis, imperforated archival plate proofs in issued colors, complete set of 9, very fresh, no gum as issued, VF and rare, reportedly only 40 imperf sets were produced
750.00
350 **   B5-8

Semi - Postal issues

1920, "Mercy" assisting wounded soldier, complete set in blocks of 12 (3x4), each is printed on the back of unfinished blue 5r banknotes, fresh, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
351    2N47/51

Soviet Occupation of Latvia

1940, registered mixed franking cover from Riga to Zurich, franked with seven stamps, including six Latvian regular values, and Soviet 80k carmine, postmarked on arrival, VF
150.00
352    
1940, registered mixed franking cover from Riga to Bern, franked altogether with seven stamps, including five Latvian and two Soviet Union adhesives, arrival ds, VF
150.00
353    
1941, registered mixed franking cover from Riga to Zurich, franked with five stamps, including four Latvian and one Soviet Union values, arrival ds, VF
150.00
354 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
355    2N31

Russian West Army issues for Latvia

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