Lots 330 - 339, Catalogue of Auction #31 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#

North Korean Military mailings during the Korean War

1951-53, free-frank military stationery postcard, used during the Korean War, large size 150x100mm, VF and scarce
1951-53, free-frank military stationery postcard used during the Korean War, large size 150x103mm, postmarked on February 25, 1953, small ink spot on the face, otherwise VF and rare, usually these cards were mailed without additional postal markings
1953, Chinese pre-printed stationery envelope used as free-frank military mailing during the Korean War, military marking, black ink spot on the back, otherwise VF
333 **   34, var

North Korean postage stamps

1951, Military Order, 6w orange, two imperforated stamps of different shades, both are from original printing, no gum as issued, VF, Mi #38aB, bB
334 **   36
1951, War Hero Kim Ki U, 1w blue, perforation L10 1/2, reprint of 1957, printed on thin white paper, complete sheet of 50 (10x5), all margins intact, no gum as issued, VF, Mi #42
335 **   45 var
1951, Military Medal, 6w red, size 17x24 mm, horizontal imperforated pair, right stamp with two grenades at the bottom left variety, no gum as issued, VF, Michel #49B fn
336 **   134-37, a
1958, International Geophysical Year, perforated and imperforated complete sets of 4, no gum as issued, F/VF, Mi #141-44A, B, C.v. $148
337 **   639-41
1965, butterflies, complete set of 3, two of them with sheet margins, NH, VF, Mi #639-41, ?150
338 **   840-42
1968, mushrooms, complete set of 3, stamp of 5ch is top margin copy, NH, VF, Mi #856-58, ?130

Epreuves de Luxe - Collection

1992-99, a red stockbook contains 43 imperforated epreuves de luxe or epreuves de luxe collective, printed on white glossy paper, printer's markings along the edges, signed by Korean officials on the back, nice topical issues such as living creatures, sports, fruits, Red Cross, costumes, and etc., minor duplication, VF and interesting collection, according to DPRK Stamp Corporation Cat. no more than 50 copies of each proof-sheet were produced
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