Lots 391 - 426, Catalogue of Auction #34 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
391    

Latvian pre-philatelic mailing

1829, entire letter from Riga to Hamburg via Memel, and forwarded to London, Riga circular pre-philatelic ds, Memel and Hamburg two-line transits, and "FPO. AP-13. 1829" arrival marking, VF and scarce
150.00
392 **   1, var
1918, Coat of Arms, 5k carmine, printed on the back of a German military map, top right corner margin imperforated block of 32, showing different plate flaws, right vertical row of four stamps is printed on blank portion of the map, very fresh, full OG, NH, VF
150.00
393  29
1919, imperforated plate proof of 20k in orange (issued color), printed on back side of a revenue stamp, no gum as produced, VF
100.00
394 **   29 var
1919, Coat Arms, two stamps of 20k in orange and brown orange, printed on both sides, first one is misplaced, no gum as issued, VF
100.00
395  45
1919, Liberation of Riga, imperforated plate proof of 35k in brown (issued color), printed on label paper, no gum as produced, VF
100.00
396 **/*   55 var
1919, Rising Sun, four horizontal gutter tete-beche pairs with different space between stamps (17-26mm), full OG, NH (2) or LH, VF, Mi #24BK
100.00
397  66
1920, Liberation of Kurzeme, imperforated proof of 35k in black, printed on yellow paper, no gum as issued, VF
100.00
398 **   68 var
1920, Latgale Relief issue, 50k dark green and rose, vertical bottom sheet margin pair, imperforated at the bottom between stamp and margin, full OG, NH, VF
100.00
399 **   76 var
1920, Coat of Arms, 5k red, gutter tete-beche block of four, inscription on gutter labels, full OG, NH, VF
300.00
400  91 var
1920, red surcharge 1r on Warrior 35k black and blue, left sheet margin copy, imperforated on the left between stamp and margin, full OG, LH, VF
100.00
401  113-31
1923-25, Stars and Coat of Arms, "Lat" issue, complete set of 17, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF, C.v. $208.55
100.00
402  113 var
1923, Stars issue, 1s violet, top sheet margin copy, imperforated at the top between stamp and margin, nice TPO cancellation, VF
75.00
403    
1931, International money order from Riga to Paris, franked by two regular stamps, upon arrival uprated with France 75c rose lilac, backstamped, VF and interesting mixed franking item
100.00
404 **   154
1933, Coat of Arms, 5L green and pale green, watermark Swastika, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #219, 250
100.00
405 **   200 var
1938, View of Vidzeme, 3s brown orange, bottom sheet margin block of four, imperforated at the bottom between stamps and margin, slightly toned full OG, NH, VF
150.00
406 **/*   B24-28 imp

Semi - Postal issues

1925, Tercentenary of Liepaja, imperforated complete set of five, two of them with sheet margins, others have nice appropriate margins all around, full OG, NH (3) or VLH, VF and scarce, Mi #107B-11B, 800
400.00
407 **/*   B87-91 imp
1932, Latvian Home Guards, imperforated complete set in blocks of four, full OG, one stamp of each block is LH, all others - NH, VF, Mi #198B-202B, 160++
100.00
408  C9-13

Air Post stamps

1933, "Latvia - Africa" Flight, complete set of five, low values with sheet margins, high values have nice balanced margins all around, full OG, LH, VF, Mi #220-24, 900
500.00
409 **   CB6-8, a, var

Air Post Semi - Postal issues

1932, Eagle, two perforated and two imperforated complete sets of three, some with sheet margins, various positions of watermark varieties, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #203-05, A,B, Y,Z
150.00
410  CB9-13, a
1932, Pioneers of Aviation, perforated and imperforated complete sets of five, full OG, LH, VF, Mi #210-14 A,B, $215
120.00
411 **   CB9a-13a
1932, Pioneers of Aviation, imperforated complete set of five, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #210-14, C.v. $110++
75.00
412  CB14-17, a
1933, Wounded Aviators, perforated and imperforated complete sets of four, full OG, LH, F/VF, Mi #215-18, A,B, $140
 
75.00
413  CB18-20, a
1933, Airplanes and Map, perforated and imperforated complete sets of three, full OG, LH or VLH, VF, Mi #225-27 A,B, C.v. $229.50
120.00
414  CB21-24, a
1933, Airplanes and Dirigible, perforated and imperforated complete sets of four, full OG, LH, VF, Mi #228-31 A,B, C.v. $652.50
300.00
415    

Zeppelin Flights

April 18-20, 1932, Zeppelin Third South America Flight postcard to Brazil, franked by five stamps, Berlin connection, brown flight cachet, Pernambuco "20.IV.32" arrival marking, minor reverse soiling, still VF, Sieger #150B
400.00
416    
September 25-29, 1932, Zeppelin Seventh South America Flight postcard to Brazil, franked by five stamps, Berlin connection, brown flight cachet, Pernambuco "29.IX.32" arrival marking, VF, Sieger #183B
400.00
417    
October 9-13, 1932, Zeppelin Eighth South America Flight registered postcard to Brazil, franked by seven stamps (three on reverse), Berlin connection, red flight marking, Pernambuco "13.X.32" arrival ds, VF, Sieger #189B
400.00
418    45, 2N11

Russian West Army issues for Latvia

1919, registered cover sent locally in Jelgawa, franked by two stamps, boxed registered marking is alongside, VF
300.00
419    

Walmeera Local issue

1918, set of four stamps used on registered cover to Riga, line Walmeera cancellation on each stamp, arrival ds on reverse, VF
200.00
420    

Latvian Collections

German Occupation of Latvia and Baltic Provinces during the World War I (Field Post Mailings)

1916-19, 88 postal history military cards and covers, mailed free-frank from various FPO located in Baltic provinces, minor duplication is possible, each item is bearing "K.D.Feldpoststation" date stamp, many with additional military marking, generally flawless condition, F/VF or better, great lot for a specialist
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500.00
421 **/*   

Nice Postage Stamps Collection

1918-2000, several hundred mint (two not important used) stamps in black "Kabe" hingeless album with slipcase, including postage, semi-postal, air post perforated and imperforated stamps and souvenir sheets, missing just two high values of "Latvia - Africa" Flight, in general clean collection, full OG or no gum as issued, NH, LH or previously hinged, F/VF, Scott C.v. is about $3,500
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1500.00
422    

Latvian Parcel Cards and Money Orders Collection

1920-39, lot of 54 postal history items, franked by different regular stamps, sent from various towns of Latvia, all appropriate markings, generally fresh and VF
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300.00
423    

Latvian Travelling Post Offices Collection

1920-39, 33 postcards and covers, bearing various mail car and train station cancellations, including postal stationery items, minor duplication is possible, nice and clean collection, VF
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300.00
424  113/48

Stars issue Proofs Collection

1923-33, 84 imperforated proofs on VARIO pages, singles, pairs and blocks, different plates and position of watermarks, all are neatly described, nice and fresh, full OG or no gum as produced, most VF
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1000.00
425    

Soviet Occupation of Latvia (pre-World War II Period)

1940-41, lot of three covers, each one is bearing mixed franking with Soviet Union stamps, one cover has two stamps trimmed at the top, otherwise VF
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300.00
426  D  

Latvian Official Documents

1920-32, three legal items - two bills for Ls90 and Ls19.44, as well as one promissory note for Ls2,500, each item is bearing appropriate duty stamps (Barefoot Cat. #45, 62, 68-70). Archival holes at the top, away from the stamps, mostly VF
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150.00