Lots 284 - 303, Catalogue of Auction #34 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
284  3c
1849, Ceres, 20c black, printed on yellowish paper, horizontal tete-beche pair, right stamp is inverted, full four-side margins, neat grid cancellation, fresh and nice, VF and scarce, APES certificate, Yvert #3d, ?7,250, Scott C.v. $6,000
285  9
1849, Ceres, 1fr dark carmine, horizontal strip of three, nice grid cancellation, large balanced margins all around, fresh and flawless, VF and scarce multiple, expertized by Calves, Brun and others, C.v. $2,300 as for pair and a single
286  19
1854, Napoleon III, 80c lake, printed on yellowish paper, horizontal strip of four, neatly cancelled with small figures inside rhombus dotted cancellation, nice balanced margins and VF, C.v. $330 as for two pairs
1896-1901, French-Russian Alliance, two postcards showing portraits of Russian Emperor and President of France with banners, first one is multicolored, the other one is in sepia, fresh, unused, VF
288 **   241
1927, Strasbourg Philatelic Exhibition, souvenir sheet of two, appropriate size, full OG, NH, VF, Yvert Block 2, ?2,500, Scott C.v. $1,600
289 **   1167 imp
1967, Grenoble Olympic Games, horizontal imperforated pair, large margins all around, NH, VF, Yvert #1520, ?260
290 **   B11

Semi - Postal issues

1918, Red Cross issue, 15c+5c slate and red, block of four, perfect centering, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $760++
291 **   B42-43
1935, Intellectual's Fund, complete set of two, full OG, NH, F/VF, Yvert #307-08, ?125.50
292 **   B66-67
1937, Winged Victory, complete set of two, bottom right corner margin copies, full OG, NH, VF, Yvert #354-55, ?340
293 **   C23-27

Air Post stamps

1949-50, Views of French Cities, complete set of five, all are sheet margin copies, full OG, NH, VF, Yvert PA24-27, 29, ?261
294 **   C29-32
1954, Airplanes, complete set of four, full OG, NH, VF, Yvert #PA30-33, ?350
295 **   C34-36
1957-59, Airplanes and Helicopter, complete set in corner margin blocks of four, full OG, NH, VF, Yvert #PA35-37, ?480++
296 **  Yv 6-7

Military Air Mail

1943, boxed overprint "Par Avion - Batiment De Ligne - Richelieu" on Senegal postage stamps of 1fr and 1.75fr, complete set of two, almost perfect centering and extremely fresh, full OG, NH, VFand rare, these stamps were in usage for five months only, Yvert C.v. ?1,415, Sanabria #31-32, A. Rendon certificate
297 SB   B274a

Stamp Booklet

1952, Red Cross, unexploded booklet, contains pane of ten of 15fr+5fr indigo, fresh, VF, C.v. $300

French Morocco - Zeppelin Flight

June 5-6, 1930, Zeppelin First South America Return Flight postcard from Casablanca to Germany, delivered with flight Seville - Friedrichshafen, franked by five air post stamps, red oval confirmation cachet and Friedrichshafen "6.6.30" arrival marking, VF and rare, only 5 covers and 5 postcards of French Morocco origin were carried by this flight, Sieger #64 XVb, ?2,000
299 **   25-28

French Southern and Antarctic Territories

1966-69, Albatross, Sea Animals and Birds, complete set of five, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $488
300  C4

French Antarctic - Air Post stamps

1963, Penguins, 50fr multicolored, imperforated stamp and three trial color imperforated proofs in black, blue and red brown, full OG, NH, VF
301 **   C6
1963, Radio Towers and Penguins, 100fr multicolored, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $110
302 **   C26-27
1972, Bicentenary of the discovery of Kerguelen Islands, complete set of two, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $145
303 **/*   

French Antarctic Collection

1955-94, several hundred mint stamps and one souvenir sheet in a red stockbook, mostly complete issues, postage and air post, including several trial color proofs and imperforated stamps, nice and fresh, full OG, vast majority is NH, balance is LH, F/VF or better, C.v. is over $2,450
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