Lots 446 - 456, Catalogue of Auction #34 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
Description
 
Est.$
446  1-2
1918, the First Vilnius issue, complete set of two, neatly cancelled, stamp of 15sk has minor natural inclusion, fresh, F/VF, C.v. $200
150.00
447  10a
1918, the First Kaunas issue, error "5" instead of "15", a part of Kaunas cancellation, fresh, VF, only 200 copies of this error exist
100.00
448    17, 22
1919, two stamps of the Second Kaunas issue used on cover addressed to Berlin, boxed German censorship marking, stamp of 20sk is defected, the cover was roughly opened, still F/VF and very scarce franking
250.00
449 **   17 var
1919, the Second Kaunas issue, 40sk black, imperforated complete sheet of 20 stamps, setting is shifted, appears to be double impression, sheet margins on the right and at the bottom, different plate varieties, no gum as issued, VF and rare multiple
1000.00
450  120-22
1922, black surcharge 3c over Coat of Arms, complete set of three, printed on granite paper, full OG, hinged, F/VF, expertized by Richter, Beck and others, C.v. $460
250.00
451  210
1927, Lithuanian Cross, engraved imperforated sunken die proof of 2c in ochre, complete sheet of 16, printed on thin wove paper with thickened borders, no gum as issued, VF and very rare, just a few such proof sheets are known
1000.00
452 **/*   242-55, C40-46
1930, Grand Duke Vytautas issue, postage and air post, complete set of 21, full OG, NH or LH, most VF, C.v. $128.60
100.00
453  B1-15

Semi - Postal issues

1924, surcharges on regular issue, complete set of 15, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF, Mi #224-36 x,y, 294
100.00
454  B30-42
1926, War Orphans Fund, complete set of 13, full OG, LH or hinged, F/VF, Mi #257-67 x,y, 280
100.00
455 **   C5a

Air Post stamps

1921, Airplane, 1auk green and red, imperforated block of four, light wrinkle between stamps, full OG, NH, VF, Mi #106U, no price indicated
100.00
456  
1927, Swallows and National Arms, three engraved perforated essays for air post issue, unaccepted design, colors: dark brown, violet and red, value tablet blank, printed on gummed paper, NH, VF
400.00