Lots 391 - 414, Catalogue of Auction #33 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
391  35, 48-49 var
1892, Elephant, Liberian Star, President Johnson, three horizontal imperforated pairs, full OG, LH, VF
392  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
393  94
1903, Liberty, two imperforated plate proofs of 3c in orange and in blue, both are printed on thin cardboard, no gum as issued, VF
394  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
395  115-24
1909, President Barclay, Ships, Plants, Views, imperforated plate proofs in black, complete set in blocks of four, except 50c and 75c are in two jointed pairs, most with sheet margins, no gum as produced, VF and rare
396  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
397  169
1918, Traveler's Tree, perforated proof of 25c in black, no gum as issued, VF and scarce
398 (*)   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
399  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
400  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
401  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
402  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
403  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
404  M1

Military stamps

1916, red surcharge 1c on 1c light green, redistributed OG, hinged, F/VF, expertized by Brunn, C.v. $175
405  O46

Official stamps

1906, proof of "OS" surcharge in dark blue or black, three blocks of four on paper with printer's watermark, on horizontally laid paper, or on chalky thin cardboard (black), no gum as issued, VF
406  O104 var
1918, Traveler's Tree, 25c chocolate and green, tete-beche pair imperforated between stamps, full OG, hinged, VF
407  O142 var
1923, Government Building, 2c dull red and brown, nice margins imperforated copy without overprint, full OG, hinged, VF
408 */U   50, O13

Liberia Collections

Surcharge 5c on Palm Tree issue

1893, surcharge 5c on 6c blue green, lot of 30 stamps, including 12 postage and 18 official stamps, latest ones are bearing black overprint "Official";singles, pairs and one block of four, various types of surcharges, interesting variety of cancellations, generally full OG, LH/hinged or used, F/VF
409 */U   126-27, O70-71

Surcharge 3c Inland Postage

1910-12, red surcharge 3c on triangle 10c Commerce, lot of 144 mostly mint stamps, including 70 postage and 74 official stamps, perforated and imperforated, singles, blocks and two complete sheets, representing numerous varieties of surcharge - double, triple, sideways and etc., in addition four plate proofs, generally nice and fresh, full OG, NH, LH/hinged or used, F/VF or better
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410 **/*   136/54

Surcharged issue

1915-16, 205 primarily mint stamps on hingeless album pages, including singles, pairs, and large strips, large assortment of various types of surcharges. Minor flaws are possible, vast majority is in perfect quality, full OG, NH, LH/hinged, a few used, F/VF, C.v. is about $1,000
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411 */U   160-62, O96

Surcharged issue

1917-18, 53 mainly mint stamps (6 used, a few on pieces) on VARIO pages, including 49 postage and 4 official stamps, singles, pairs, and large blocks, a lot of different surcharge errors ? missing or broken letters, inverted figures, as well as surcharges in black instead of red. Small flaws could be expected, vast majority is in perfect quality, full OG, NH, LH/hinged or used, F/VF
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412 */U   163/75, O98/110

Pictorial issue

1918, 26 mostly mint stamps (one block of four - CTO) on VARIO page, including 15 postage and 11 official stamps, representing imperforated varieties, missing or inverted "OS" overprint and etc., fresh and nice, full OG, NH, LH/hinged or used, F/VF
413 **/*   259/70

"Star and 1936" Surcharge on Official stamps

1936, 22 mint stamps on VARIO page, various errors of surcharge - inverted, misplaced, sideways and etc., all are neatly identified, clean and flawless lot, full OG, NH, LH/hinged, F/VF
414  93/236, O1/164

Pictorial issues

1892-1928, People, Animals, Scenes, 17 complete sets, postage and official issues, fresh, full OG, some NH, vast majority LH/hinged, F/VF, C.v. is over $700
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