Lots 413 - 441, Catalogue of Auction #32 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
413  35 imp
1892, Elephant, 4c green and black, imperforated block of four, paper adhesion on reverse, large part of OG, VF
150.00
414 **   49
1892, President Johnson, $5 carmine and black, complete miniature sheet of ten stamps, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
415 */U   65/74, 82-83
1901-02, President Johnson, Palm Tree, Animals, handstamped overprint "Ordinary" on official stamps, set of seven, including five used and two mint stamps, full OG, LH/hinged or used, F/VF, C.v. $390
250.00
416  94
1903, Liberty, four perforated proof panes of 3c, colors: blue, orange brown, green and gray blue, no gum as produced, VF and rare assembly
1000.00
417  101
1906, Elephant, essay of Perkins Bacon and Co., proposed design of 1c in brown and black, imperforated block of nine mounted inside of heavy duty cardboard, handstamped "PB 526" at the bottom, mostly VF and very rare
1000.00
418  102/13
1906, Mercury, Animals, Liberian Flag, 2c-$5, set of twelve plate proofs on cards, including two of 25c in different colors, fresh, no gum as issued, VF and scarce assembly
1250.00
419  104
1906, Touraco, essay of Perkins Bacon and Co., proposed design of 10c in brown and lake, imperforated block of nine mounted inside of heavy duty cardboard, handstamped "PB 529" at the bottom, mostly VF and very rare
1000.00
420  105
1906, Agama, imperforated plate proof of 15c in violet and green (close to issued colors), printed on a piece, size 73x55mm, no gum as produced, VF and scarce
250.00
421  120a
1909, Plants, 20c rose and green, center is inverted, insignificant gum toning, full OG, LH, F/VF
75.00
422  156, var
1915-16, Gunboat, two stamps, black proof surcharge 2ct on 5c ultra and black, and an issued stamp with the similar surcharge in red, fresh, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF and rare
300.00
423  166
1918, Numeral, imperforated pane proof of 10c in rose lilac, size 54x63mm, no gum as issued, VF
250.00
424 **   167, 174-75 imp
1918, three high values, imperforated pairs, full OG (75c and $2) or no gum as issued, VF
150.00
425  196/208, O129/38
1921, overprints "1921" on postage and official stamps, Animals, Scenes, set of 13 various overprint errors - nine inverted, one doubled and three strongly shifted, neatly cancelled (12) or mint (1), fresh, F/VF
200.00
426  283-87
1942, Wild Animals, 1c-5c, set of five the American Banknote Company plate proofs in issued colors, printed on pieces with marginal security punches, approximate size 86x65mm, mounted on Archival ABN's sunken cards with typewritten inscription on the edges, fresh, VF, possibly unique assembly
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2500.00
427  

Semi - Postal issues

1917, Red Cross proof surcharge, dated at the bottom "31.7.17", left sheet margin imperforated block of four, proposed for the semi-postal issue of 1918, top left stamp has minor thin, full OG, top stamps are LH, bottom ones - NH, VF
150.00
428  C1-2

Air Post stamps

1936, Palm Trees, black surcharge "six cents", set of two from the first printing, used on pieces, VF, P. Holcombe certificate, C.v. $350
300.00
429  F6-9, var

Registration stamps

1894, surcharge 10c, perforated and imperforated complete sets of four, and in addition set of four with missing "10" at the bottom right of surcharge, full OG, previously hinged, F/VF
150.00
430  M6-7, a-e

Military stamps

1916, Palm Tree and President Barclay, lot of 18 stamps in singles, pairs and strip of three, different overprint varieties - inverted, doubled, and with transposed letters, one pair is used on piece, all others are mint, full OG, NH (2) or LH/hinged, F/VF
250.00
431  O22 var

Official stamps

1896, red overprint "O S" over black overprint "Official" on 32c greenish blue, full OG, previously hinged, VF and extremely rare
750.00
432 **/*   O46 imp
1906, Elephant, 1c green and black, imperforated complete sheet of 50 (5x10), light crease is affecting three stamps, clean and nice, hinged at the corners, full OG, mostly NH, VF and scarce multiple
1000.00
433  O61 imp var
1909, Gunboat, 5c light blue and black, left sheet margin imperforated copy, center is inverted, overprint "O S" is missing, full OG, hinged, VF
150.00
434  O66, var
1909, President Barclay, 30c dark blue, three stamps - red overprint, error black overprint and without overprint, full OG, hinged, F/VF and rare
250.00
435 */U   22-32

Liberia Collections

Numeral issue

1882-92, 310 mostly mint stamps (31 used) on album pages, including singles, pairs and multiples, in addition imperforated varieties with normal and narrow space between stamps, various perforation freaks - fantails, imperforated between, as well as double impressions and prints on both sides. Insignificant faults are possible, generally fresh and nice, full OG, LH/hinged or used, F/VF
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1000.00
436 **/*   33/175, O1/110

Pictorial issues

1892-1921, People, Animals, Scenes, nine complete sets, postage and official issues, fresh, full OG, many NH, LH/hinged, F/VF, C.v. is over $400 as hinged
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300.00
437 */U   157-59, a, b

Surcharges on Liberia issue

1916, 310 primarily mint stamps (14 used mostly on pieces) on album pages, including singles, pairs, strips and large blocks, large assortment of different surcharge varieties - inverted, doubled, shifted. Minor flaws are possible, vast majority is in perfect quality, full OG, LH/hinged or used, F/VF
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1000.00
438 */U   176-82, O111-12

Surcharges on Antelope, Palm Civet and President Gibson stamps

1920, 66 stamps, including 40 mint and 26 used on VARIO pages, numerous varieties of surcharges - inverted, doubled, tripled, doubled one inverted and etc., missing letters of surcharges and typewritten surcharges, all are neatly identified, clean and flawless lot, full OG, LH/hinged or used
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750.00
439 **/*   228-29, O155-57, a-e

Surcharges on Antelope stamps

1926-27, 49 mint stamps on VARIO pages, wide assortment of different surcharge varieties - inverted, doubled, missing bars and etc., in addition se-tenant pair of two different types of surcharge, full OG, NH or LH/hinged, F/VF
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400.00
440  B1-15

Semi - Postal issues

1915-18, Animals, Scenes, 207 mostly mint stamps (5 used and one postcard) on album pages, including 41 imperforated values, 21 inverted or doubled surcharges, a lot of other printing or surcharge varieties, which are listed bit not priced in the catalogue, generally nice and fresh, full OG, NH, LH/hinged, F/VF
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1250.00
441 */U   J1-9

Postage Due stamps

1892-93, 111 mostly mint stamps (21 used) forming complete collection with many extras, different types of surcharges, including inverted surcharges and imperforated basic stamps, minor flaws are possible, in general great specialized lot, full OG, LH/hinged or used, F/VF, C.v. $435++
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250.00