Lots 418 - 428, Catalogue of Auction #33 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
418 **   20-26
1919, Third Kaunas issue, complete set of 6, sheet margin blocks of nine, representing different typesetting varieties, one stamp of 40sk has tiny tear, several blocks with perf separations, nevertheless very fresh, no gum as issued, VF and very scarce multiples
300.00
419 **   57 var
1919, Vytis issue, 75sk, imperforated right sheet margin imprint block of 6 (3x2), printed on white thin gummed paper, centers are completely omitted, NH, VF
150.00
420  
1928 (?), President A. Smetona, the Bradbury, Wilkinson and Co. engraved essay of central vignette in gray black, printed on thick paper, numbered "228" at the bottom, approximate size 65x68mm, shallow thin spot at the top, fresh, VF and rare
400.00
421  285
1934, President A. Smetona, the Bradbury, Wilkinson and Co. three imperforated plate proofs of 60c, colors: red lilac, gray blue and light blue, affixed over heavy duty cardboard, approval notice in Lithuanian, fresh, VF and very rare
1000.00
422  C37

Air Post issues

1926, Swallow, two engraved perforated proofs in green and dark brown, blank value tablets, printed on gummed paper, NH, VF
250.00
423  
1927, Swallows and National Arms, three engraved perforated proofs for air post issue, unaccepted design, colors: dark brown, violet and red, blank value tablets, printed on gummed paper, NH, VF
350.00
424    C63/70, imp

Pioneer Flights

1933, Reopening Air Service, two registered covers delivered with two different flights on line "Klaipeda - Koenigsberg", each is franked by four perforated or four imperforated stamps from the issue corresponding to this flight, boxed "Mit Luftpost Befordert. Koenigsberg (Pr.) 1" and arrival markings, VF
150.00
425    C80 fn
September 21, 1935, "Lithuanica II", New York - Kaunas Flight Feliksas Vaitkus mixed franking cover, numbered "867" and signed by pilot at the bottom, franked by four air post values (two on reverse), including Viatkus' black diagonal overprint on 40c lake and blue, and US 6c dull orange (defected), violet flight cachet and all appropriate marking, VF and scarce
750.00
426    

Lithuanian Zeppelin Flights

April 18-20, 1932, Zeppelin Third South America Flight stationery postcard 36c red to Brazil, uprated by four stamps, red Berlin connection, brown flight cachet, Recife "20.IV.32"arrival and all appropriate markings, VF, Sieger #150B
450.00
427    
May 2-5, 1932, Zeppelin Fourth South America Flight postcard to Brazil, franked by five stamps, red Berlin connection, red flight cachet, Recife "5.V.32" arrival and all appropriate markings, VF, Sieger #157B
450.00
428    
October 23-27, 1932, Zeppelin Ninth South America Flight postcard to Brazil, franked by five stamps, red Berlin connection, orange flight cachet, Recife "27.X.32"arrival and all appropriate markings, VF, Sieger #195B
400.00