Lots 352 - 391, Catalogue of Auction #31 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
352  33-49
1892-96, President Johnson, Liberian Star, Animals, complete set of 17, each stamp is overprinted "Specimen" in black or red, full OG, NH (8) or LH/hinged, F/VF
500.00
353  33/49
1892, President Johnson, Liberian Star, Animals, twelve imperforated plate proofs in various colors, printed on thickened paper, complete issue for the year, VF and rare assembly
1000.00
354  33a, 34a
1892, Liberian Star, 1c blue and 2c vermilion, error of colors, well centered, no gum as issued, VF
100.00
355  34, 37 var
1892, 2c blue and 8c brown and black, two sheet margin horizontal pairs, imperforated vertically between stamps, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
356  34/49
1892, President Johnson, Liberian Star, Animals, set of seven in imperforated pairs, all are postally used or CTO, fresh, F/VF
500.00
357  35a
1892, Elephant, 4c green and black, center is inverted, full OG, previously hinged, VF
100.00
358  54/63
1897-1900, Liberty, Palm Tree, Animals, set of seven, complete issues for the period, each stamp has black overprint "Specimen", 50c with pulled tip of perforation at the top, otherwise nice and fresh, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF
200.00
359  66/83
1901-02, President Johnson, Liberian Star, Animals, handstamped overprint "Ordinary" on official stamps, including two of each of 5c, 15c and 25c with various types of overprint, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF, C.v. $575++
400.00
360  66A
1901-02, Hippopotamus, handstamped overprint "Ordinary" on official stamp 2c bister and black, horizontal pair, nice postal cancellation, VF and scarce in pair
300.00
361  73
1901-02, Coat of Arms, handstamped overprint "Ordinary" on official stamp 16c red lilac, full OG, previously hinged, VF, expertized by Sheridan, C.v. $300
200.00
362  77 var
1901-02, Coat of Arms, double handstamped overprint "Ordinary" on official stamp 30c blue, full OG, hinged, VF
150.00
363  79
1901-02, Hippopotamus, handstamped overprint "Ordinary" on official stamp $1 ultra and black, bottom right corner margin copy, large part of OG, VF, Friedl certificate, C.v. $275
200.00
364  88 var
1901-02, Liberian Star, handstamped overprint "Ordinary" over red handstamped "O S" with "S" inverted on 25c green, full OG, previously hinged, VF and rare, expertized by Sheridan
300.00
365  91, a, b
1902, Hippopotamus, carmine surcharge 75c on $1 ultra and black, three-side margin horizontal pair with two types of surcharge, and a single with inverted surcharge, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF
100.00
366  94
1903, Liberty, two imperforated plate proofs of 3c in orange and in blue, printed on thin cardboard, no gum as issued, VF
150.00
367  94
1903, Liberty, three large die proofs of 3c, colors: dark brown, green and violet, printed on india paper with thickened borders, approximate size 75x90mm, no gum as issued, VF
750.00
368  96 var
1903, Liberian Star, error red instead of blue surcharge "Fifteen Cents" on 24c olive green, full OG, LH, F/VF
150.00
369  101-13
1906, Liberian Flag, Liberty, Animals, imperforated plate proofs, printed on colored thin cardboard, complete set of 13, and in addition three proofs of 20c, 25c and $1 in different color combinations, no gum as issued, VF and rare assemblage
1500.00
370 **   105 var
1906, Agama, 15c violet and deep green, complete sheet of 20, two colors permeating on reverse, intact margins, post office fresh, NH, VF, C.v. $240++
200.00
371  106
1906, Egret, Perkins Bacon and Co. essay of proposed design of 20c in violet and blue, imperforated block of nine mounted inside of heavy duty cardboard, handstamped "PB 531" at the bottom, mostly VF and very rare
1000.00
372 **   112 var
1906, Mandingos, $2 green and black, vertical imperforated pair with shifted centers, nice and fresh, no gum as issued, VF and rare
500.00
373  116a, 120a, 121b
1909, three stamps with inverted centers, stamp of 25c in addition has stamp design strongly shifted to the bottom resulting in spectacular error of missing bottom inscription, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF
300.00
374  116
1909, President Barclay, large die proof of 2c in red and black, printed on india paper, approximate size 70x74mm, printer's pencil lines, no gum as issued, VF
250.00
375  119
1909, Liberian Woman, large die proof of 15c in orange and black, printed on india paper, approximate size 60x72mm, printer's pencil lines, no gum as issued, VF
250.00
376  121
1909, Palm Tries, large die proof of 25c in brown and black (issued colors), printed on india paper, approximate size 57x73mm, printer's pencil lines, no gum as issued, VF
250.00
377 */U   158, 159, a, b
1916, "Liberia", surcharged issue, lot of six stamps, three of each denomination, inverted, doubled and sideways doubled surcharges, five mint, one postally used, full OG (1) or unused without gum, F/VF
150.00
378  169
1918, Traveler's Tree, perforated proof of 25c in black, no gum as issued, VF and scarce
100.00
379 (*)   C1-3

Air Post stamps

1936, Palm Trees, black surcharge "six cents", complete set of 3, very fresh, unused, no gum, VF, Fiecchi certificate, C.v. $450
300.00
380  C3B, C3C, var
1936, Waco Plane, lot of three tete-beche pairs with perforation errors, all are imperforated between stamps, two of them in addition imperforated at sides or at the top and bottom, full OG, LH, VF
150.00
381  F10a var

Registration stamps

1903, President Gibson, imperforated trial color proof of 10c in lilac and black, inscribed "Buchanan", center is inverted, no gum as issued, VF
150.00
382  F13
1903, President Gibson, three imperforated trial color proofs of complete design of 10c, inscribed "Monrovia", various color combinations; in addition three plate proofs of center in black on different paper, fresh, no gum as issued, VF
250.00
383  F15-19
1919, S.S. "Quail", imperforated proofs in issued colors, complete set of five in tete-beche pairs, full OG (1) or no gum as issued, VF
300.00
384  J3-9 imp

Postage Due stamps

1893, 2c-40c, imperforated complete set of seven, all are corner margin copies, full OG, LH or hinged, VF
150.00
385 **/*   O51 var

Official stamps

1906, Egret, 20c green and black, top right corner margin vertical imperforated pair without overprint, in addition an imperforated copy with overprint, no gum as issued, VF
250.00
386 **/*   O60 var
1909, President Barclay, 2c carmine rose and brown, top left corner margin imperforated blocks of 4, centers are shifted to the right, slightly creased full OG, NH or LH, VF
200.00
387  O61/O68 var
1909, Liberian Woman, Ships, Palm Trees, Views, lot of six stamps with inverted centers, five of which in addition without surcharges, fresh, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF
500.00
388  O102 var
1918, Oil Palm, 15c chocolate and dark green, top right corner margin block of eight, spectacular perforation freak on the right, favor cancellation, full OG, VF, reportedly only two such blocks possible
200.00
389  O104 var
1918, Traveler's Tree, 25c chocolate and green, tete-beche pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, hinged, VF
100.00
390  O142 var
1923, Government Building, 2c dull red and brown, nice margins imperforated copy without overprint, full OG, hinged, VF
100.00
391 */U   O149 var
1923, Liberian Peasants, two stamps without overprints, printed on white or brownish paper, the last one with favor cancellation, full OG, VF
100.00