Lots 219 - 239, Catalogue of Auction #34 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
219  10-13 var

District of Rethymnon

1899, handstamped Coat of Arms, complete set of four, printed on horizontally laid paper, all are cancelled by Rethymnon line marking, 1m blue used on piece, fresh, VF, C.v. $234++
150.00
220 **/*   10-11 var
1899, handstamped Coat of Arms, 1m green and 2m black, printed on horizontally laid paper, blocks of four with violet control marking in the middle, full OG, two top stamps are LH, two bottom ones - NH, VF and scarce multiples in pristine quality
100.00
221 */U   12-13 var
1899, handstamped Coat of Arms, 2m rose and 1m blue, first one is bearing line Rethymnon cancellation, the other one - unused, both are printed on horizontally laid paper, VF, C.v. $280
150.00
222  10

Russian Administration Rare Cancellations

1899, handstamped 1m green, printed on thick wove paper, used on piece, line Pighi cancellation, blue control mark at the bottom left corner, VF and scarce, according to Karamitsos Cat. a stamp with Pighi cancellation 70 times scarcer, than a common stamp with Rethymnon cancel
150.00
223  10
1899, handstamped 1m green, printed on horizontally laid paper, a part of line Roustika cancellation, blue control mark at the bottom left corner, VF, a stamp with Roustika cancellation 45 times scarcer, than a common stamp with Rethymnon cancel
100.00
224  10
1899, handstamped 1m green, printed on horizontally laid paper, line Selia cancellation, violet control mark at the top left corner, VF, a stamp with Selia cancellation 70 times scarcer, than a common stamp with Rethymnon cancel
150.00
225  11
1899, handstamped 2m black, horizontal pair printed on thick wove paper, line Hagios Galinis cancellation, blue control markings, VF and scarce, a stamp with Hagios Galinis cancellation 70 times scarcer, than a common stamp with Rethymnon cancel
300.00
226  11
1899, handstamped 2m black, printed on horizontally laid paper, line Pighi cancellation, blue control mark at the top right corner, VF, a stamp with Pighi cancellation 70 times scarcer, than a common stamp with Rethymnon cancel
150.00
227  11
1899, handstamped 2m black, printed on horizontally laid paper, used on piece, a part of line Spili cancellation, blue control mark at the bottom right corner, VF, a stamp with Spili cancellation 60 times scarcer, than a common stamp with Rethymnon cancel
150.00
228  12
1899, handstamped 2m rose, printed on thick wove paper, line Amari cancellation, blue control mark at the top left corner, VF and very rare, a stamp with Amari cancellation 60 times scarcer, than a "common" stamp with Rethymnon cancel
1000.00
229  13
1899, handstamped 1m blue, printed on thick wove paper, line Melampes cancellation, violet control mark at the bottom left corner, light crease, in addition a common stamp on wove paper with Rethymnon cancellation, VF appearance, a stamp with Melampes cancellation 180 times scarcer, than a common stamp with Rethymnon cancel
500.00
230 */U   14/34
1899, Poseidon's Trident, without Stars at sides, set of 20, less 2m black, #16 and #31 without control marking, one or two stamps have minor usual flaws, generally fresh and nice, full OG or used, F/VF and difficult to assemble set, C.v. $3,100++
1500.00
231  16, 19 var
1899, Poseidon's Trident, without Stars at sides, 1gr orange and 1gr green, both with broken "T" in "Taxydromeion" variety, line Rethymnon cancellation, fresh, VF, C.v. $120++
100.00
232  20 var
1899, Poseidon's Trident, without Stars at sides, 1m yellow, bottom left corner margin horizontal pair without control marking, double horizontal perforation, slight usual gum wrinkles, fresh, full OG, hinged, F/VF, any multiples of these stamps are very scarce, especially with such error
300.00
233  29
1899, Poseidon's Trident, without Stars at sides, 1m blue, imperforated left sheet margin horizontal pair, in addition impression of 2m blue is on reverse, no gum as produced, VF and scarce, expertized by Cosmopoulos
300.00
234  35-46
1899, Poseidon's Trident, with Stars at sides, complete set of 12, line or date stamp Rethymnon cancel, fresh, F/VF, C.v. $122
100.00
235  35-36
1899, Poseidon's Trident, with Stars at sides, 1m blue, and 2m blue, double impression, imperforated bottom sheet margin vertical pair, no gum as produced, VF and scarce, expertized by Cosmopoulos
300.00
236  37, 39-41, 43-44, 46
1899, Poseidon's Trident, with Stars at sides, lot of seven stamps, all without blue control marking, full OG (5) or unused, no gum, F/VF
100.00
237  39
1899, Poseidon's Trident, with Stars at sides, 2m rose, imperforated right sheet margin horizontal pair, no gum as issued, VF, expertized by Cosmopoulos
300.00
238  42
1899, Poseidon's Trident, with Stars at sides, 2m green, imperforated left sheet margin horizontal pair, in addition double impression (one inverted) of 1m green on reverse, no gum as issued, VF
300.00
239  14-46
1899, Poseidon's Trident, lot of 45 forged stamps on two stockpages, including 33 without Stars and 12 with Stars at sides, most is bearing genuine line or date stamp Rethymnon cancellation, minor flaws possible, mostly fresh and F/VF, great reference material for a specialist
100.00