Lots 291 - 301, Catalogue of Auction #36 Raritan Stamps, Inc

Lot   Cat.#
291  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. $6,600
292  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
293  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 singles
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
295 **   241
1927, Strasbourg Philatelic Exhibition, souvenir sheet of two, appropriate size, full OG, NH, VF, Yvert Block 2, ?2,500, Scott C.v. $2,150
296 **   615a
1949, Centenary of Postage Stamps, complete sheet contains ten vertical strips of four with label in the middle, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $165 as single strips
297 **   B11

Semi - Postal issues

1918, Red Cross issue, 15c+5c slate and red, block of four, perfect centering, full OG, NH, VF, C.v. $1,000 as singles
298 **   B42-43
1935, Intellectual's Fund, complete set of two, full OG, NH, F/VF, Yvert #307-08, ?125.50
299 **   C15

Air Post stamps

1936, Burelage, 50fr ultra, top right corner margin copy, excellent condition, full OG, NH, VF, Yvert #PA15, ?1,300
300 **  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, VF and rare, these stamps were in usage for five months only, Yvert C.v. ?1,415, Sanabria #31-32, A. Rendon certificate
301 SB   B274a

Stamp Booklet

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